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BUS 1XX - Business Elective
Business Elective
Prerequisite: Transfer Credit Evaluation Only



0.500 TO 6.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

BUS 201 - Principles of Management
Principles of Management
Prerequisite:None

This course provides and introduction to the foundations of management. Instruction emphasizes the history of management; the practical use of theories, frameworks and models; integrating functional areas of business; and other special topics including: corporate culture, ethics, social responsibility, entrepreneurship; and international, public, and nonprofit management.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business Management, Middle Level Writing Enhanced

BUS 205 - Information Management
Management Of Business Information
Prerequisite: LAC student with T1M course or GER student

The course introduces the use of information technology for ethical problem solving and decision-making across all major functions of organizations. Particular attention is given to the critical analysis, organization, communication and presentation of information for organizational planning and control, with critical reflection on project work.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Mass Media Instruction, Online

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
LAC T2IT-Applied Info Tech

BUS 225 - Principles Of Marketing
Principles Of Marketing
Prerequisite:None

An introduction to the field of marketing. This course is designed to expose students to the elements of the marketing mix and processes involved in market planning and control. Concepts associated with buyer behavior, marketing information systems and product planning are discussed.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business Marketing, CSUS Common Course, Middle Level Writing Enhanced

BUS 230 - Business And Society
Business And Society
Prerequisite: None

This course presents an interdisciplinary introduction to business organizations and the interaction between society and business. In addition to an overview of the fields of management, finance, marketing and operations, this course also explores such timely issues as ethics, social responsibility, and the global marketplace. Students will also have an opportunity to explore career development and job search issues.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
GER IVB-Eco/PoliSci/Geography, Public Policy Skill Courses, LAC T1SS-Social Science

BUS 234 - Supervision And Training
Supervision And Training
Prerequisite: BUS 201 or BUS 230

Focuses on the roles and function of the supervisor as a first line manager. Special emphasis is placed on the responsibility of supervisors in formal and informal training with supervisees.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BUS 245 - Business Finance
Business Finance
Prerequisites: ACC 201 and MAT 101 or Equivalent

Basic financial concepts of risk and return, time value of money, criteria for investment decisions, financial markets and securities, financing decisions, forecasting, asset management and dividend policy.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business Finance

BUS 250 - Business Law I
Business Law I
Prerequisite: None

A study of the American legal system including a study of the history and development of law in general, a specific study of constitutional law as it applies to the business environment, the law of torts and crimes, dispute resolution methods, and the law of contracts and agency.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Public Policy Skill Courses

BUS 260 - Operations Management
Operations Management
Prerequisite: MAT 216 Or Equivalent Statistical Course
Fundamentals of production planning and control, quality control and facilities management. Focuses on management systems for greater competitiveness in manufacturing and the service sector.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business Operation Management

BUS 270 - Critical Thinking

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BUS 2XX - Business Elective
Business Elective
Prerequisite: Transfer Credit Evaluation Only



0.500 TO 6.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

BUS 300 - Business Law II
Business Law II
Prerequisite: BUS 250

An advanced study of business law involving the areas of property law (including real and personal property), bailments, landlord-tenant and estates and trusts; sales contracts emphasizing the effects of the Uniform Commercial Code on the common law of sales; products liability; negotiable instruments; credit, including the law of secured transactions and bankruptcy; the regulation of business, including intangible property, anti-trust and consumer protection measures.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Public Policy Skill Courses

BUS 301 - Business Ethics
Business Ethics
Prerequisites: ACC 202, BUS 225, BUS 201, BUS 245, BUS 260, and LAC student with at least two Tier II courses or GER student

In this course, students who are already familiar with the core areas of business administration and the ethical issues faced in those areas will engage in writing intensive examination of classical and modern approaches to business ethics and exploration of their own moral values.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
LAC T3-LiberalArts Experience, Writing Intensive

BUS 305 - Business Analytics

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BUS 307 - Global Business
Global Business: Evolution and Development
Prerequistes: None

This course is designed to help students understand present day main international business problems; the main objective is to give students a historical perspective about them. This course has as its focus the evolution of the globalization process, the precedents of contemporary international business issues, and the building of the actual global economy.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online, Seminar

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business International, International Perspective

BUS 310 - Contemprary Issues Emplymt Law
Contemporary Issues In Employment Law
Prerequisite: None

This course focuses on the legal regulations that govern the employer-employee relationship at the state and federal levels. Topics will include anti-discrimination statutes, wage and labor laws, privacy and disclosure restrictions, and the process involved in violations and legal remedies.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business Human Resources, Public Policy Skill Courses

BUS 315 - Crit. & Creative Thnkng in Org
Critical and Creative Thinking in Organizations
Prerequisite: LAC Tier 1W
Pre or Corequisite: MAT 216 or ECO 215

This course develops students' critical and creative t thinking skills to improve their ability to analyze information, develop insightful explanations, solve problems, develop creative solutions and make decisions in an organizational context. The skills emphasized in this course include: critically analyzing and interpreting information an dquantitative data, applying scientific research methods to an understanding of social phenomena, distinguishing between sound and fallacious reasoning, understanding cognitive biases, developing innovative insights into organizational behavior, developing creative solutions to problems, and writing analytically and persuasively. The course will emphasize clarity, precision, persistence and creativity in thinking, the value of questioning one's own assumptions and openness to multiple perpsectives, intellectual humility and an appreciation for complexity. This is a Stage 2 writing enhanced course for business majors.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Middle Level Writing Enhanced

BUS 321 - Advertising
Advertising
Prerequisite: BUS 225

An overview of advertising and marketing communication activities of contemporary businesses. The role of advertising in market planning by the firm as well as its role in the economy will be discussed. Topics on marketing communication will include sales promotion and publicity. Emphasis will be placed on communications management, media planning and selection.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business Marketing

BUS 324 - Mkting Mgmt Hospitality Indust
Marketing Management For The Hospitality Industry
Prerequisite: BUS 225

This course will help students appreciate, develop, and manage marketing in the hospitality industry. Taking an integrative approach hospitality marketing is discussed from a global prospective acknowledging the rapid changes in the industry. Students will learn application of marketing principles, theories and concepts in developing marketing strategies for hospitality, recreation and tourism organizations. The course will discuss how marketing managers can position their products or destinations to capture custormers.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BUS 325 - Consumer Behavior
Consumer Behavior
Prerequisite: BUS 225

An examination of the factors governing consumer response in the marketplace. These include the acts, processes and social relationships exhibited by individuals, groups and organizations in the obtainment, use and consequent experiences with products, services and other resources. The course focuses on the application of knowledge of consumer behavior to marketing management.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business Marketing

BUS 326 - Sales Management
Sales Management
Prerequisite: BUS 225

Methods used to develop, employ and control sales organizations. Focuses on selection, training and control of salesmen. Deals with compensation and incentives, sales territories and quotas, sales coordination with advertising, sales promotion and staff services.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business Marketing

BUS 327 - Business-to-Business Marketing
Business-to-Business (B2B) Marketing
Prerequisite: BUS 225

A very real world understanding of Business-to-Business marketing (B2B Marketing)- the sale of one company's product or service to another company or government agency. Buyer's motives, marketing strategy, one-on-one relationships, Risk Management and modern marketing techniques are explored using case studies, negotiations, video training and interactive role playing.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business Marketing

BUS 329 - International Marketing
International Marketing
Prerequisite: BUS 225

A multicultural perspective used to view the development of marketing plans and strategies in international business. Application of the marketing concept and marketing mix is examined with special attention to developing countries. Also included are export marketing and international marketing research.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business International, Business Marketing, International Perspective

BUS 330 - Labor Relations Employment Law
Labor Relations and Employment Laws
Prerequisite: BUS 201 or BUS 230

A broad understanding of the American labor history and how it shaped the current labor-management relationship, including contemporary labor relations processes such as union organizing, collective bargaining, and grievance resolution. An in-depth examination of the labor laws and the employment laws that shape the employment relationship in the United States with a focus on the rights of employees and the responsibilities of employers.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business Human Resources, Business Management, Public Policy Skill Courses

BUS 331 - Organizational Behavior
Organizational Behavior
Prerequisite: BUS 201 or BUS 230

Fundamental psychological and sociological phenomena that underlie group behavior, exploration of organizational processes including leadership, motivation, communication and change. Emphasis on the behavioral aspects of management and the analytical tools for decision-making.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business Human Resources, Business Management

BUS 332 - Management Of Organizations
Management of Organizations
Prerequisite: BUS 230 or 201

Organizations as an organic whole, functioning within their competitive economical and social environments. Emphasis on key issues of administrative processes critical to organizational performance.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business Management

BUS 333 - Human Resource Management
Human Resource Management
Prerequisite: BUS 201 or BUS 230

Survey of human resource management expertise areas including the role of human resources management in organizations, basic functions such as recruitment, selection, training, development, performance management, compensation and benefits, risk management, diversity management, ethics, and human resource strategy. Emphasis placed on gaining a breadth of knowledge about the human resource function in modern organizations.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business Human Resources, Business Management

BUS 334 - Intro Hospitality Industry
Introduction To The Hospitality Industry
Prerequisite: None.

This is a survey course that provides students with an overview of the hospitality issue. This course looks at the elements of marketing, operations, structure and leadership that are unique to the industry.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BUS 345 - Adv Topics Business Finance
Advanced Topics In Business Finance
Prerequisite: BUS 245 or Equivalent

Application of financial concepts and techniques to corporate decisions, including capital budgeting, capital structure, leasing, mergers and asset management.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business Finance

BUS 346 - Investment Analysis
Investment Analysis
Prerequisite: BUS/FIN 245 or Equivalent

Principles and techniques of investment in securities with a continuous appraisal of the economic setting. The mathematics of investment, the role of investment banking houses, stock exchanges and over-the-counter market, federal and state regulations of trading in bonds and equities.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business Finance

BUS 347 - Financial Institutions&Mkts
Financial Institutions and Markets
Prerequisite: ECO 200

This course introduces concepts associated with the Reserve bank, commercial banks, savings and loans, credit unions, money market funds, insurance companies, pension and mutual funds, security brokers and other suppliers of financial services and the way they interact with financial markets, money markets and capital market to achieve an effective financial system. These financial institutions and markets form the foundation of any monetary systems.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business Finance

BUS 348 - Personal Financial Planning
Personal Financial Planning
Prerequisite: None

This course reviews the institutions, instruments and techniques of personal finance planning. It concentrates on the areas of risk management, establishing budgets, tax management, investments, retirement planning and estate planning.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business Finance

BUS 349 - Real Estate Finance
Real Estate Finance
Prerequisite: BUS or FIN 245

Real Estate Finance covers the fundamental principles of real estate business regarding property, contracts, agencies, listings, different methods of real estate financing, deeds, liens and encumbrances, escrows and title insurance, land descriptions, real estate mathematics, income properties, real estate management and leasing, taxes and real estate deals. It further explores the main objectives of investing in real estate mortgages and mortgage backed securities.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online

Business Administration Department

BUS 350 - Healthcare Management
Healthcare Management
Prerequisites: BUS 201 or Permission of Instructor

This course includes an overview of healthcare organizations. The important topics of healthcare management such as organizational structure, leadership, motivation, strategic planning, quality improvement, information technology, teamwork, finance, marketing, strategic human resource management, and ethics and law are analyzed in this course.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BUS 351 - Adv Bus Concepts/Enterprenshp
Advanced Business Concepts And Entrepreneurship
Prerequisites: BUS 201, BUS 225, BUS 245, BUS 260 This course provides the fundamental concepts, principles and practices of the functions underlying a successful business enterprise. The relationship among disciplines is emphasized to provide a holistic picture of the business venture. In addition, the students will develop and present a business plan in order to further integrate the material previously taught. The course is taught by a team of faculty, each of who has expertise in one of the major disciplines, as well as an understanding of business administration.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BUS 360 - Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain Management
Prerequisite: BUS 260

Supply Chain Management is a systems approach to managing the entire flow of information, materials, and cash from raw materials, and cash from raw materials suppliers through factories and warehouses to the end-customer. Supply Chain Management represents a philosophy of doing business that stresses processes and integration. This course examines the strategic importance of good supply chain design, planning and operation for every firm. The course covers topics that have become critical to organizations competitiveness such as supplier selection, information technology for supply chain management, development of logistics networks, and coordinated product design.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BUS 361 - Business Information Systems
Business Information Systems
Prerequisites: BUS 205 or Permission of Instructor.

This course provides a broad understanding of the various roles information systems play in the modern businesses, organizations, and society. Emphasizes the value of integrating technology within organizational processes and flows. Highlights the impact of technology trends, innovations, and business shaping features of information systems.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business Operation Management

BUS 362 - Global Operations/Logistics
Global Operations And Logistics
Prerequisite: BUS 260.

This course is focused on the management of operations and logistics in firms that source, produce, distribute and market in multiple nations and compete in the global arena. Coursework will describe the difference between local and global operations and examine the factors that influence the effectiveness of the operations function in a global environment. Three major areas will be addressed: 1) global operations and logistics strategy; 2) global operations and logistics planning; 3) effective management of global operations and logistics.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business International, Business Operation Management, International Perspective

BUS 363 - Introduction To Six Sigma
Introduction To Six Sigma Continuous Improvement
Prerequisite: MAT 216, ECO 215, HSC/HPE 430 or an approved statistics class.

This course is an introduction to the data driven Six Sigma problem solving methodology. The Six Sigma tools and techniques for product and process improvement are covered. The course is structured around the five phases of the DMAIC model for improving quality and performance: Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control. Topics include six sigma goals, lean principles, theory of constraints, design for six sigma, quality function deployment, failure mode and effects analysis, project management basics, data and process analysis, probability and statistics, measurement systems and process capability.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online

Business Administration Department

BUS 365 - Bus Rpt Wrtg w/Micro Applictn
Business Report Writing With Microcomputer Applications
Prerequisite: BUS 201, BUS 205 and BUS 225

This course provides the student with an understanding of the basic methods of written correspondence that is needed for optimal business communication. It includes techniques for report organization, the use of data sources, illustrating and writing reports, and report writing microcomputer techniques and skills. This course serves as the writing intensive course appropriate for the business major as part of the University Writing Requirements.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Writing Intensive

BUS 366 - Lean Production Management
Lean Production Management
Prerequisite: BUS 260

This course provides an introduction to the fundamental concept of managing production operations utilizing Lean principles. The course will cover the five pillars of Lean Production Management: Just-in-time, Total Quality Management, Worker Involvement, Value Added Management, and Time Based Competition. Tools and practices of Lean will be studied during the course including focused factories, cellular production, standardized work, visual management, continuous improvement (kaizen), and kanban inventory management. Case studies of actual implementations of Lean principles will be used during the course.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business Operation Management

BUS 370 - Business Perspective Canada/US
Business Perspectives, Canada/US
Prerequisite: None

A comparative study of Canada and the U.S. from the standpoints of business and economics and the emerging North American common market. Includes the Free Trade Agreement and other international links as well as regulatory and industrial policies and the effects of fiscal, monetary and social policies.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business International, Business Management, International Perspective

BUS 374 - Introduction Entrepreneurship
Introduction To Entrepreneurship
Prerequisite: BUS 201 or BUS 230

This course examines the process of entrepreneurship and the current theories and practices. Social and psychological factors, innovation, creativity, risk and planning are used to create a basic framework for understanding entrepreneurship.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BUS 375 - Entrepreneurial Finance
Entrepreneurial Finance
Prerequisite: ACC 201

This course has been developed to encompass industry characteristics and prospects, costs and assets required to start a business, typical business ratios, Pro-Forma Financial Statements, cash flow scheduling, working capital management, capital structure planning, and a Business Plan outline.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BUS 376 - Opportunity Gen & Assessment
Opportunity Generation and Assessment
Prerequisites: None

This course is designed to expose students to the context and basic concepts of entrepreneurship and to encourage entrepreneurial, opportunity-oriented thinking. The major theme running through the course is the origin, assessment, and development of business opportunities. We will explore the activities involved in actively searching for opportunity ideas, the creative processes that bring about such ideas, and the ways in which such fledgling ideas are continuously assessed and developed. Rather than being a passive observer, you will have a first-hand encounter with the process, through thinking about possible ideas, engaging in primary and secondary research, and developing a "real" opportunity idea. And all this before even thinking about writing a business plan.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BUS 377 - Small Business Planning
Small Business Planning
Prerequisite: ACC 201 or Consent of Instructor

A business plan is a planning and operating document that will improve the chances of business success for a new venture. The basic principles underlying the start-up and on-going operations of a small business will be covered as well as how to document and present these components in a business plan. This course offers an integrated approach to understanding business by focusing on the linkages between Finance and Management and exploring additional linkages to Marketing and Operations. The course content offers a comprehensive introduction to Managerial Finance and Market Analysis and Marketing Plans. Advanced topics in management include Human Resource Management, Group Dynamics, Organization Theory and Organizational Behavior.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BUS 380 - Quality in Healthcare
Quality Improvement in Healthcare
Prerequisites: BUS 350

The course includes an overview and basic elements of quality improvement practices in healthcare organizations. The important topics of quality improvements such as PDCA cycle and data analysis for quality improvement in healthcare organizations are analyzed in this course. At the end of the course, the students will be familiarized with methods and techniques used to measure, evaluate and improve the quality of healthcare delivery services.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BUS 381 - Healthcare Law
Healthcare Law
Prerequisite: BUS 350

The course includes an introduction to legal and regulatory standards in healthcare organizations in the US. This course presents an overview of the legal issues facing the health care industry. It provides students with a basic working knowledge of health law. It is a comprehensive and inclusive review of a wide variety of health care legal issues. Students are provided with a realistic knowledge of health law and its application to the real world.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BUS 3XX - Business Elective
Business Elective
Prerequisite: Transfer Credit Evaluation Only



0.500 TO 6.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

BUS 428 - Marketing Research
Marketing Research
Prerequisite: BUS 225

An introduction to the quantitative and qualitative techniques used in marketing research. Emphasis on marketing planning and decision-making. (Required for marketing concentration)

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business Marketing

BUS 429 - Strategic Marketing
Strategic Marketing
Prerequisite: BUS 351

A high level course which provides students with practice in the design, implementation, and control of marketing strategies. It is an operationally oriented course emphasizing the application of marketing concepts, principles and methods.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BUS 431 - Management Policy/Strategy
Management Policy And Strategy
This course is restricted to Seniors Only
Prerequisite: BUS 351 & Complet'n of Competency Exam

Capstone course in management open only to seniors. Focuses on the entrepreneurial and administrative tasks of a general manager who must formulate and implement strategy. Includes strategies for new enterprises. Satisfies requirements in Finance, Management and Marketing specializations.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BUS 433 - Strategic Talent Management
Strategic Talent Management
Prerequisite: BUS 333

Measurement and assessment skills for gathering and analyzing data and information relevant for human resource management, including absence rates, costs per hire, human capital ROI, training investment, human capital value added, turnover rates and costs, etc. with an emphasis on strategic talent management. The focus of talent management will be on selection and training, performance management, and employee development and succession planning.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business Human Resources, Business Management

BUS 434 - Organiztnl Improvmt/Mgmt Dev
Organizational Improvement And Management Development
Prerequisite: BUS 331, BUS 332, or BUS 333

An examination of the notion that organizations can be strengthened and productivity increased through more effective management. Extensive participation, a wide range of reading and written work are expected. Seminar format.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business Management

BUS 436 - Global HRM
Global Human Resource Management
Prerequisite: BUS 201

This course explores the concept of human resource management in different countries around the world within the context of globalization by understanding how multinational organizations manage global complexity, strategic choices, local laws and cultures, ethical and social responsibilities, and the impact of personal values, beliefs, and customs of the countries they conduct business in. The focus will be on developing a cross- cultural perspective of human capital and a diversity and inclusion perspective on global talent management.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BUS 437 - International Financial Mgmt
International Financial Management
Prerequisite: BUS or FIN 245 or Equivalent

This course emphasizes that the multinational firm has become increasingly important as a facilitator of international trade as well as a producer in host countries where its affiliates are located. This course underscores the fact that within the past decade, the global integration of money and capital markets has created expanded opportunities for both investors and organizations that need to raise capital.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business Finance, Business International, International Perspective

BUS 438 - Bank Management
Bank Management
Prerequisite: BUS 245

Bank Management covers the shift in the landscape of the banking industry and applications of theory in a decision-making framework. It provides the foundation necessary to understand the unique risks faced by depository financial institutions and demonstrates how commercial bank management effectively deals with these risks.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BUS 442 - Info Tech Project Management
Information Technology Project Management
Prerequisite: BIS 361; BIS 370 Recommended

This course focuses on the management of information technology projects. The body of knowledge of project management including terms, tools, and techniques will be covered as well as how it specifically applies to information technology projects. The course will also use case studies of successful and unsuccessful information technology projects to illustrate key factors that contribute to project success or failure.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BUS 445 - Case Studies Financial Mgmt
Case Studies in Financial Mgmt Using Electronic Spreadsheets
Prerequisite: BUS or FIN 245

This course will build on concepts learned in BUS 345 through the use of case studies. In addition, students will learn how to use electronic spreadsheets to perform many of the calculations inherent in these case studies thereby allowing the student to focus on the interpretation and understanding of the results.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business Finance

BUS 446 - Financial Derivatives
Financial Derivatives
Prerequisite:BUS or FIN 346 or Consent of Instructor

This course introduces concepts associated with options, futures, interest rate and currency swaps. In addition, financial engineering will be discussed so that students will gain an understanding of the process of creating new financial securities.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business Finance

BUS 450 - International Business
International Business
Prerequisite: BUS 201, BUS 225 or Consent of Instructor

A course introducing the essential elements of international business including an overview of current international business patterns, the effect of social systems on international business, financial forms and institutions that measure and facilitate international transactions, alternatives for international policy and strategy, and the management of international activities within the functional disciplines.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business International, Business Management, International Perspective

BUS 460 - Chase Fellows Honors Seminar
Chase Fellows Honors Seminar
Prerequisite: By Invitation of Department

Department-sponsored honors seminar under the aegis of the David T. Chase Free Enterprise Institute. Selected students participate by invitation of the department.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Business Administration Department

BUS 462 - Seminar In Finance
Seminar In Finance
Prerequisite: BUS/FIN 245



3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Business Administration Department

BUS 463 - Seminar International Business
Seminar In International Business


3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business International, International Perspective

BUS 464 - Seminar In Management
Seminar In Management


3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business Management

BUS 465 - Seminar In Marketing
Seminar In Marketing


3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Business Marketing

BUS 466 - Seminar Non-Profit Organizatns
Seminar In Non-Profit Organizations


3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Business Administration Department

BUS 467 - Seminar Operations And Systems
Seminar In Operations And Systems


3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BUS 468 - Seminar In Small Business
Seminar In Small Business


3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Business Administration Department

BUS 469 - Seminar In Special Topics
Seminar In Special Topics
May repeat with title change.



3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Business Administration Department

BUS 470 - Intern'l Study Tour Preparatn
International Study Tour Preparation
Prerequisite: None

This one-credit course is a prerequisite for international study tours that are a significant portion of a business administration course. It is designed to let students have some background knowledge of the destination country's culture, history, language and recent economic development. It is also intended to give students some information about safety measures, protocols and other tips (such as weather, what to pact, how to convert money) when traveling to the destination country.

1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BUS 471 - Business Travel and Study

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Seminar and Field Instruction

Business Administration Department

BUS 480 - Independent Study
Independent Study
Prerequisite: Open only to advanced majors in Business
Administration and Consent of Instructor Independent research under the guidance of a faculty member on an approved, specified topic or subject area. A written project is required.

1.000 TO 6.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study

Business Administration Department

BUS 490 - Internship In Business Admin
Internship In Business Administration
Prerequisite: Open Only to Seniors by Application

Intensive field work experience in economics and business administration. Assignments in private, nonprofit and public institutions in areas such as manufacturing, retailing, finance, accounting, personnel or government services. Student should schedule a minimum of two full days per week.

1.000 TO 6.000 Credit hours
2.000 TO 12.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Internship, Seminar and Field Instruction

Business Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Liberal Arts Work

BUS 492 - Departmental Internship
Departmental Internship
Prerequisite: Permission of Department Faculty

Opportunity for business majors to assist faculty in college-level business courses under the direct supervision of a business professor.

1.000 TO 6.000 Credit hours
2.000 TO 12.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Internship

Business Administration Department

BUS 4XX - Business Elective
Business Elective
Prerequisite: Transfer Credit Evaluation Only



0.500 TO 6.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

BUS 531 - Organiztn Behavior/Admin Proc
Organizational Behavior And The Administrative Process
Prerequisite: None

Examines the managerial implications of the relationship between human behavior, organizational structure and organizational performance.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BUS 532 - Management Of Organizations
Management Of Organizations
Prerequisite: None

Building on a foundation of organizational theory, including research from such fields as Sociology, Psychology, Administrative Science and Political Science. This course focuses on the concepts and skills germane to organized activity. Special emphasis is placed on frameworks for analyzing organizational problems.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Administration Department

BUS 533 - Seminar Human Resource Mgmt
Seminar In Methods Of Human Resource Management
Prerequisite: None

Examines contemporary issues in the development of programs and processes for the effective management of an organization's human resources. Special attention is given to the pros and cons of various methods.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Business Administration Department

BUS 545 - Financial Management
Financial Management
Prerequisite: None

Application of financial concepts and techniques to corporate decisions, including capital budgeting, capital structure, leasing, mergers, and asset management.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online

Business Administration Department

BUS 5XX - Business Elective
Business Elective
Prerequisite: Transfer Credit Evaluation Only



0.500 TO 6.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture


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