Goals and Learning Outcomes

The goals of the school articulate the content to be delivered in the curriculum, and align with the mission and vision statements of our programs. These goals are used by faculty to develop learning outcomes, which describe the most important things students will know and be able to do when they graduate from a program.

School of Business and Technology Goals


Graduating students will demonstrate an understanding of the global dimensions of business, including social, cultural, ethical and technological components and the ability to implement that understanding in all global industry challenges.


Graduating students will have developed skills in the appropriate technology necessary to compete in the varied business arenas associated with the creative business industries.


Graduating students will have sound interpersonal skills and demonstrate the ability to use those skills in determining, selecting and implementing effective leadership approaches and practices within the business arena.


Graduating students will demonstrate the ability to make reasoned ethical judgments and apply these judgments to meet and exceed the professional standards of the fashion business and related creative industries.

Business Foundation 

Graduating students will demonstrate the ability to solve business problems and frame business opportunities through the application of solid business skills, techniques and practices associated with the fashion business and related creative industries.

Critical Thinking

Graduating students will be able to define, analyze, and devise solutions for structured and unstructured business problems.

Program Learning Outcomes

To read more about the learning outcomes for individual programs, please see the following pages.

Advertising and Marketing Communications Learning Outcomes 

Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing Learning Outcomes

Direct and Interactive Marketing Learning Outcomes

Entrepreneurship Learning Outcomes

Fashion Business Management Learning Outcomes

Home Products Development Learning Outcomes

International Trade and Marketing for the Fashion Industries Learning Outcomes

Production Management: Fashion and Related Industries Learning Outcomes

Textile Development and Marketing Learning Outcomes

Technical Design Learning Outcomes