Courses

Courses

In addition to the General Education requirements that must be satisfied for the Bachelor of Science in Business (BSB), the program offers specific courses fully relevant to the profession. The following is a sampling of these courses. Please note that not all the courses may be required for each option and some additional courses are elective. Students should always consult with their academic advisor before registering for specific courses.

For further information about courses, please consult the University Bulletin for Undergraduate Degree Programs.


B A 243: Social, Legal, and Ethical Environment of Business. Explores the ethical, political, social, legal and regulatory, technological, and demographic diversity environment of business.

B A 321: Contemporary Skills for Business Professionals. Emphasizes the development of individual, group, critical thinking, and presentation skills, through the application of modern method and business technology.

B A 322: Negotiation Skills for Business Professionals. Emphasizes the preparation and conduct of business negotiations in a range of situations.

B A 420: Preparation for Career Management. This course emphasizes effective career planning by closely examining oneself, the business world, communication styles and strategies.

B A 421: Project Management. Introduction to Project Management covering all phases of a project including proposal development, planning, execution, and closing.

B A 422W: Strategic Business Planning. Study of strategic planning and implementation in multi-industry, multi- cultural, and multi-national settings with emphasis on sustaining competitive advantages.

B A 495A/B: Business Internship. Guided professional practicum in business consisting of 3 or 6 credits of supervised fieldwork in business.

ACCTG 211: Financial and Managerial Accounting for Decision Making. Introduction to the role of accounting numbers in the process of managing a business and in investor decision making.

ACCTG 403W: Auditing. Financial, compliance, internal, and operational audits; standards and procedures; sampling; EDP auditing; professional issues; application of concepts through written responses.

ACCTG 404: Managerial Accounting: Economic Perspective. Accounting techniques as planning, control, and motivating devices in business and other organizations; accounting data for decision making and performance evaluation.

ACCTG 405: Principles of Taxation I. Elements of tax policy and tax-planning concepts for personal and business decision making; with emphasis on taxation of individuals. Note: Students much choose one of ACCTG 405 or FINSV 411.

ACCTG 432: Accounting Information Systems. Systems analysis tools and techniques; internal control concepts; development of computer control procedures.

ACCTG 471: Intermediate Financial Accounting I. Theory and practice issues in income concepts and value measurement; GAAP; revenues, costs, assets, liabilities, and equities.

ACCTG 472: Intermediate Financial Accounting II. Off-balance-sheet financing; special issues in cost capitalization, liabilities, and equities; matching; funds flow statements; statement analysis; inflation accounting.

ECON 102: Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy. Methods of economic analysis and their use; price determination; theory of the firm; distribution.

ECON 104: Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy. National income measurement; aggregate economic models; money and income; policy problems.

MGMT 301: Basic Management Concepts. Study of fundamental principles and processes available to the understanding of management.

MGMT 321: Leadership and Motivation. Applies organizational behavior theories, concepts, and skills to leading and motivating individuals and groups.

MGMT 326: Organizational Behavior and Design. Concepts, theories, and methods of managing people and designing organizations.

MGMT 341: Human Resource Management. Introduction to the strategic planning and implementation of human resource management, including staffing, development, appraisal, and rewards.

MGMT 431: Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management. Entrepreneurship, new ventures, and management of small firms.

MGMT 451W: Business, Ethics, and Society. Advanced examination of social, ethical, legal, economic, equity, environmental, public policy, and political influences on managerial decisions and strategies.

MKTG 301: Principles of Marketing. Focuses on customer behavior, product, channels of distribution, promotion, and pricing with emphasis on a culturally diverse environment.

MKTG 310: Public Relations and Marketing. Examination of the role of public relations in a company's efforts to manufacture and market its products and services.

MKTG 330: Consumer Behavior. Application of behavioral science concepts to the understanding of buyer behavior as a basis for marketing management decision making.

MKTG 422: Advertising and Sales Promotion Management. Perspectives and models of the key decisions involved in managing advertising and sales promotion campaigns.

MKTG 450W: Marketing Strategy. Market-oriented problems of the firm; identification and selection of market opportunities; formulation of competitive strategies; marketing policies and programs.

I B 303: International Business Operations. A survey of the major aspects of international business environment and operations with an emphasis on the cultural dimension.

SCM 301: Supply Chain Management. Supply chain management concepts, principles, and methodologies.

FIN 301: Corporation Finance. Nature of finance function; risk and return concepts; working capital; dividend policies; mergers; security markets; acquisition and management of corporate capital; analysis of operations, forecasting capital requirements; raising capital; and planning profits.

FINSV 411: Federal Income Taxation for the Financial Services Professional. Tax regulations, tax policy, tax determination, and tax planning applicable for personal/business decision making; emphasis on taxation of individuals.