The BOS curriculum provides essential tools needed to thrive in global organizations, and the broad perspective on how to effectively apply these tools. It is grounded on a range of offerings that are designed to inculcate core values of curiosity, tolerance, creativity, data-driven analysis, and principle-based decision-making. The BOS major will produce well-rounded students with specific competencies to examine the broader societal context of business, ad contribute to the transformation of global economies. First, upon completion of the program, students will demonstrate mastery of social science theories and approaches for acquiring knowledge, and demonstrate understanding of functional areas of business and apply business practices. Second, BOS students will gain the capacity to demonstrate and apply ethical reasoning to social, political and business dilemmas; and collaborate and cooperate on project-based work simulating real-world strategic decisions and communication. Third, BOS students will be able to examine the development of markets and state systems with reference to key historical and cultural phenomenon, and apply quantitative reasoning and data analysis to questions concerning market developments, trends, and forecasts. Finally, the curriculum is designed to expose students to the principles of building effective organizations, by learning to work constructively in larger aggregates (e.g., teams), as both leaders and followers.
Upon completion of the major in Business, Organizations and Society, students are expected to develop the following capabilities: