Your study in the department is meant to prepare you for entry into professional and academic fields of business and economics. Both graduate school and the business world have high standards of professionalism in achievement and conduct. Faculty members in the department bring to the classroom expectations based on their experiences in graduate school and on the job. They have high expectations of students including the following:

    • Working for academic excellence
    • Regular attendance in all classes
    • Advance notice of absence
    • Arriving at each class prepared and on time
    • Using standard American English in all writing and speaking
    • Respectful participation in class
    • Doing individual work in everything but collaborative projects
    • Active participation in team or collaborative projects and assignments
    • Wearing clothing appropriate to the situation