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The Master's College

Program Learning Outcomes

The following Program Learning Outcomes have been established by The Master's College faculty to define the areas of knowledge and skills that students graduating from this major degree program should have developed:

Core Bible Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate a strong working knowledge of accounting.
  • Demonstrate a strong working knowledge of economics.
  • Demonstrate a strong working knowledge of the management field.
  • Demonstrate a strong working knowledge of selected information system applications.
  • Demonstrate a strong working knowledge of finance.
  • Demonstrate a strong working knowledge of international commerce.
  • Demonstrate a strong working knowledge of marketing.
  • Demonstrate a strong working knowledge of the quantitative analysis techniques applied within common business situations.
  • Demonstrate a thorough working knowledge of business law including: partnerships, contracts, personnel,
  • Demonstrate the ability to interpret business-related qualitative and quantitative analyses, and to explain them to others in both written and oral form.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively in teams.
  • For given business ethics situations, identify applicable biblical imperatives.

Accounting Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Given necessary financial data for a business situation, demonstrate an in-depth working knowledge of the accounting cycle including development of accurate financial reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles(GAAP).
  • Describe auditing standards, reports, and procedures necessary for performing an audit.
  • Demonstrate a basic working knowledge of taxation principles.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of cost accounting principles within a business situation.

Christian Ministries Administration Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of key principles governing financial management in not-for-profit, ministry environments.
  • Articulate a biblical philosophy of church structure.
  • Articulate a practical understanding for Christian ministry administration.
  • Demonstrate a basic working knowledge of the laws which affect personnel issues in ministry.

Finance Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the role of banking in the financial community.
  • Demonstrate a basic working knowledge of vehicles and strategies which relate to investments in the stock and bond markets.
  • Demonstrate a basic working knowledge in either decision science or intermediate accounting.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of cost accounting principles within a business situation.
  • Demonstrate a basic working knowledge of real estate principles.

Pre-Law Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate a basic working knowledge of the philosophical underpinnings of the U.S. legal system.
  • Demonstrate a basic working knowledge of the laws which affect personnel issues in a business organization.
  • Demonstrate a basic working knowledge of the laws affecting confessional organizations.

Management Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Given a business situation, identify and develop appropriate quantitative tools for operational management.
  • Demonstrate a basic working knowledge of the laws which affect personnel issues in a business organization.
  • Demonstrate a basis working knowledge in at least one of the following management-related areas:
    • The role of financial intermediation in society.
    • Vehicles and strategies which relate to investments in the stock and bond markets.
    • Cost accounting.

Management Information Systems Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the software development cycle, its phases, and the purpose and activities of each.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of computer programming using a modern language, including being able to:
    • Accurately use and interpret syntax and semantics.
    • Design, write, debug, and test correct programs.
    • Correctly include and use common data structures.
  • Display a working knowledge of database principles and technologies by being able to:
    • Describe the relational model.
    • Correctly define and use data normalization techniques.
    • Accurately use and interpret SQL database language syntax and semantics. Install, configure, and use a standard DBMS (e.g. Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, etc.).
  • Demonstrate a basic working knowledge in selected of the following areas:
    • Web development tools such as HTML, Javascript, CSS, ASP, PERL, etc., to design and create complex web sites.
    • The major hardware components of computers, their purposes, and their relationships to other components. The principles underlying modern operating systems. Modern network technologies. Appropriate quantitative tools for operational management.

Public Relations Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate a basic working knowledge of public relations theory.
  • Demonstrate basic public relations skills within an organizational setting.
  • Demonstrate the ability to make effective written and oral presentations using both logical and persuasive reasoning.