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Degree Program:  MBA

Goal 4:  Graduates will be knowledgeable in functional areas and their integration.


Did Not Meet Expectations
Limited Accomplishment



Met Expectations
Some Problems
Needs Improvement



Met Expectations
Considerable Expertise Shown
With Project



Direct or indirect measurements and/or measurement links



Assessment assigned to learning objective

Understand and use disciplinary knowledge and skills.
Demonstrates a minimal level of knowledge and only weak proficiency in the course-specific skill set.
Has an intermediate level of knowledge and adequate skills in the discipline. Demonstrates a high level of knowledge and strong skills in the discipline.

ACCT 7080, ECON 7100, FIR 7155, MIS 7650, FIR 7155, SCMS 7313 and/or MGMT 7160 - Exam, Simulation, Case, or Individual Project.


Integrate disciplinary expertise across functional areas.
Has only a minimal understanding or ability to integrate expertise across the other functional areas of the organization.
Demonstrates an adequate understanding of how the functional areas are or should be integrated in the organization, but is less able to articulate how or why the integration is necessary for the proper operation of the organization. Demonstrates a strong ability to see “the big picture” and how the relationships between areas can be used to create and sustain competitive advantage.

SCMS 7313 – Simulation, Project or Case.

ECON 7100 -
Simulation, Project, or Case


Benchmark:  Recommendation for improvement will be made for each objective where assessment of learning does not include 75 percent or more of students assessed in the Exemplary category based on the learning outcome rubric scale.


Assessment - Fogelman College of Business and Economics - The University of Memphis