The business, management and economics (BME) area of study comprises both professional and disciplinary studies. Programs in this area enable students to pursue educational and occupational interests and provide a solid foundation to function in a changing world. They include studies leading to an understanding of organizations and of the interactions among consumer, government, nonprofit and private-sector interests.
In order to function effectively as professionals, students need to:
A student’s BME program should provide such learning opportunities. A broad selection of studies in the liberal arts and sciences also will enhance a student’s abilities to function in the increasingly diverse work environment
The responsibility for program development in the BME area of study lies primarily with the student. The studies chosen should support student-identified goals. In addition, effective programs must meet college requirements and must show progression, depth and diversity of study.
Specific guidelines have been developed for concentrations in the following areas: