BUS-325 Principles of Management3
Prerequisites: BUS-100 and Sophomore standing
This course is a comprehensive study of the fundamentals of the management function and organizational behavior. Reviewing management models, organizational structure, work motivation, and selected management applications.
BUS-330 Principles of Finance3
Prerequisites: ACC-222 and BUS-270 or POE-263
An introduction to finance with emphasis on the theories and problems of resource allocation, the cost of capital, capital budgeting, asset valuation, capital structures, and financial control.
BUS-332 Financial Institutions3
Prerequisites: BUS-270 or POE-263
Analysis of financial markets and intermediaries including theory and practice in financial intermediation, the nature and function of money, interest rate theory, money and capital market instruments, monetary theory and policy, and government regulation.
BUS-340 International Business3
Prerequisites: BUS-270 or POE 263
An analysis of international business from the viewpoint of entering into multinational business activities, examining cultural, social, economic, and political factors related to transnational operations.
BUS-350 Management Science3
Prerequisites: ACC-222, BUS-150 and BUS 270 or POE 263
A study of managerial decision making and how analytic frameworks are used to support decisions. Topics include decision modeling, forecasting, linear programming, and statistical quality control. Extensive use of computers.
BUS-357 Organizational Behavior3
The application of behavioral science theory and methods to better understand and management individual and group behavior in organizations.
BUS-358 Human Resource Management3
This course examines how the management of human resources can help organizations to successfully deal with today's legal and ethical, social, global, quality, and technological challenges. Emphasis is on developing HR policies and implementing programs regarding the recruitment, selection, training and development, and compensation of employees.
BUS-360 Principles of Marketing3
Prerequisites: BUS-270 or POE-263
A foundation course in marketing which addresses the process of planning and executing the conception, pricing, promotion, and distribution of goods, services, and ideas to create exchanges that satisfy individual and organizational goals with consideration of the social, ethical, economic, and international environments. This foundation course is a prerequisite to all other marketing courses.
BUS-366 Marketing Communication3
An analysis of the field of advertising, sales promotion, public relations, and personal selling management from an integrated marketing communications perspective. The course will focus on an examination of the marketing process, consumer behavior, communications theory, and the role of research to effectively plan, implement, and evaluate advertising and promotional programs.
BUS-381 Electronic Commerce: Business Uses of the Internet3
Prerequisites: BUS-100 and BUS-150
Students with Junior or Senior standing will have better background for this course. Familiarity with the use of the internet is assumed. Business opportunities, challenges, and strategies for use of the information superhighway will be explored, as will strategies and vision on how to leverage the emerging national and global information infrastructure. Includes review of the tools and technologies necessary for electronic commerce and the impact of the emerging electronic market and commerce re-engineering in today's corporations.
BUS-385.1 Management Information Systems3
Prerequisites: BUS-150 and Junior or Senior standing
A course that surveys the use of computer-based information systems in business. Uses a socio-technical approach to examine the organization, management, infrastructure and support for information technology in businesses preparing to become digital entities. Introduces topics covered in more depth in BUS 381, 482, 483, and 485.
BUS-391 Legal Environment3
Prerequisites: FYS-101 and BUS-100 and BUS 270 or POE-263 and Junior or Senior standing
An introduction to the fundamental principles of law affecting business. Topics will include contract law, UCC, property rights, partnerships and corporations, rights of creditors, business regulation, rights of shareholders, and other legal concerns of both profit and non-profit organizations. This is a writing intensive course and writing skills are part of the grading process.