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Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcomes are statements by faculty members that describe the most important things students will know and be able to do when they graduate from a program.

Bachelor of Science Degree

Upon graduating from the Home Products Development BS program, students will be skilled in the following:

  • Professional & Corporate Responsibility: Students will demonstrate the ability to make ethically responsible corporate decisions in a changing business environment.
  • Product knowledge: Students will demonstrate in-depth knowledge of all aspects of product development for both hard goods and textiles through direct industry and manufacturer contact regarding industry processes and business mechanics.
  • Business Fundamentals: Students will make informed decisions utilizing current technology and business methodology to assess, analyze and solve potential opportunities connected to the Home Products industry.
  • Technology: Students will combine innovative thinking and technological competence to develop, assess and present business information using a variety of resources.
  • Research & Critical Decision Making: Through innovative research using primary, secondary and tertiary data, students will be able to evaluate and process information, then use it to make informed decisions.
  • Globalism: Students will assess global production markets and operate with changing supply chain opportunities.
  • Communication: Students will produce effective written, visual and oral communication channels for the digital and traditional avenues which meet professional criteria and exhibit and standard of excellence.