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Mission Statement

The Department of Business of Glenville State College is committed to educating students to be thoughtful, productive, engaged, and responsible citizens. The baccalaureate computer and information systems program will supply the workforce with individuals who can apply technology information processing skills to the betterment of the business world and society.

Goals

  1. Students will be able to enter the workforce as entry-level programmers, information specialists, or database administrators.
  2. Students will be able to work independently as consultants for various business and governmental organizations.
  3. Students will be able to enroll in an MBA program with a concentration in information technology or another business area.
  4. Students will be able to pursue certification in specialized areas of information technology.

Objectives

  1. Students will be able to analyze basic accounting transactions.
  2. Students will be able to perform quantitative business calculations.
  3. Students will be able to utilize appropriate technology in a variety of business situations.
  4. Students will be able to apply business communication principles to communication situations in business practice.
  5. Students will be able to classify basic principles of management theory.
  6. Students will be able to apply marketing concepts to basic business scenarios.
  7. Students will be able to write computer code in Visual Basic.
  8. Students will be able to write computer code in C language.
  9. Students will be able to apply web design and development principles.
  10. Students will apply the principles of systems analysis and design.
General goals for Glenville State College's DEPARTMENT program are:
  • Develop the student's critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Develop the student's creative capacity for independent thought and action.
  • Develop the student's understanding of employer-employee relationships.
  • Promote the benefits of life-long learning (continuing professional education).
  • Develop the student's global awareness of concepts and events that affect local, state and national business affairs.
  • Develop the student's professional, interpersonal human relation skills.
  • Develop the student's mastery of entry-level skills and knowledge critical to success in the business environment.
  • Develop the student's understanding of and a responsibility for ethical conduct.
  • Be responsive to changing technological and professional requirements.
  • Develop an appreciation of service to society and the community in which one lives.