2023-2025 Catalog

Associate of Arts and Sciences, Business and Entrepreneurship Program Outcomes

Entrepreneurial Thinking and Process in a Tribal Environment

Students will be able to:

  • Describe the key activities involved in the entrepreneurial process.
  • Analyze the impact of Tribal legal structures on entrepreneurial activities.
  • Access funding programs targeted to entrepreneurial efforts by Native Americans.

General Principles of Business Operations and Management

Students will be able to:

  • Explain business processes including Accounting, Human Resources, Marketing, and Sales.
  • Describe a variety of management practices and organizational structures.
  • Outline important principles and impacts of business law on commercial enterprises.
  • Compare and contrast various leadership philosophies.

National and International Economies

Students will be able to:

  • Categorize businesses and industries based upon customer market segments.
  • Define international trade metrics, governing bodies, and trade barriers.
  • Explain the impacts of supply and demand on local, national, and international economies.
  • Differentiate between nominal and real economic statistics.

Quantitative Analysis

Students will be able to:

  • Apply appropriate financial metrics for measuring business performance.
  • Calculate financial ratios given requisite information.
  • Analyze and integrate financial metrics into the business decision-making process.


Students will be able to:

  • Clearly articulate meaningful business information in both verbal and written forms.
  • Utilize business terminology and concepts to describe the current business environment.
  • Share knowledge of effective business practices with their local communities.


Students will be able to:

  • Discuss the principles and practical application of social responsibility.
  • Critique real-world examples of business ethics.
  • Apply ethical theories to their local environment and community.
  • Distinguish between the characteristics of ethical and legal actions.