1.) To provide students with a balanced curriculum in all program areas to ensure that instruction is occurring in the areas of academic scholarship, real-life practical skills, interpersonal skills and self-knowledge.

2.) To develop the intellectual and academic preparation of students. Students are expected to think critically and independently, develop quantitative skills, conduct research, and investigate new ideas.

3.) To establish the ideal balance among the practical, theoretical and personal aspects of career preparation in order to provide the business and professional communities with graduates who have the knowledge, the skills and the interpersonal ability to make an immediate and significant contribution in their chosen field.

4.) To demonstrate effective communication skills. These include listening thoughtfully, speaking respectfully, writing clearly, and presenting information in a concise manner.

5.) To embrace the cultural diversity of South Florida and its students, and welcomes students from many countries around the world and states across the nation.

6.) To incorporate technology in instruction and administration, and provides students with extensive on-line library resources. Students are encouraged to utilize computer labs at the University to complete assignments or conduct research.