Business - BUSI
2303 - Business Communication - 3 credit
Study of communication process in business as related to
managerial and professional communication. Emphasis on
interpersonal and organizational concepts; goals, skills, and
criteria; cultural aspects; electronically assisted communication;
collaborative communication; planning, organizing, and developing
business messages; message patterns; visual and oral media;
research and reports; and the employment process.
Prerequisite: ENGL 1023.
2503 - Business Mathematics - 3 credit
Introduces elementary finance and specific problems relative to
business enterprises. Prerequisite:
MATH 1013 or MATH 1113, unless
mathematics waiver requirements are met.
2713 - Business Law I - 3 credit
Studies the legal environment of business. Introduces the private
and public aspects of business law. Topics include law and the
judicial system, contracts, regulation and consumer protection, and
2903 - Introduction to Management - 3
Introduces the discipline of Management. Integrates the basic
processes of management: planning, organizing, motivating, and
controlling. Case studies are used to solve realistic problems in
managing a business. Prerequisite:
2933 - Business Management - 3 credit
A study of the problems of establishing and operating a small
business. Includes capital requirements, location, managing the
business inventory, taxation, and services.
Prerequisites: BUSI 2903 and ACCT 2113.
3503 - Business Computer Applications -
3 credit hours
Uses computer-based spreadsheets to create and analyze worksheets
and graphs for accounting, finance, marketing, and human resource
management. Prerequisite: CIS 1003.
3533 - Principles of Finance - 3 credit
Studies the basic principles, concepts, and analytical tools in
finance. Areas examined include: budgeting, present value
concepts, sources, and uses of funds.
Prerequisites: ACCT 2123 and BUSI
3553 - Financial Literacy - 3 credit
Addresses concepts of personal money management, determining
financial resources, establishing financial goals and strategies,
and budgeting through retirement.
3573 - Investments - 3 credit
Considers the nature of different types of securities and other
investments from the investor's point of view. The bases for the
structure of a portfolio are examined in theory and practice.
Prerequisite: BUSI 3933.
3603 - Employee and Labor
Relations - 3 credit hours
Provides a comprehensive introducation to
employment and labor regularions. Consideration will be given
to the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees
throughout the emplowment relationship. Topics to be
discussed will include the common law and statutory foundations of
employment law, the employment relationsheip, collective
bargaining, and labor relations.
3613 - Aquiring Talent (Workforce
Planning)- 3 credit hours
Focuses on workforce planning and talent
manatement. Topics include analysis of workforce needs and
emerging trends, human resources issues in mergers and aquisitions,
recruitment and staffing of human resources, and organizational
entry and socialization.
3933 - Principles of Marketing - 3
Studies the behavioral, functional, societal, and institutional
foundations of marketing, as well as the marketing mix variables:
product, price, promotion, and channels of distribution.
Prerequisite: BUSI 2903.
3953 - Personnel Management - 3 credit
Deals with personnel functions within organizations. Topics
include: recruitment, selection, appraisal, compensation, labor
laws governing management and labor, and future prospects in the
personnel field. Prerequisite: BUSI
3973 - Management Information Systems -
3 credit hours
Introduces management problems related to various computing
functions and systems. Also listed as ACCT 3973.
Prerequisite: Junior standing.
3993 - International Business Operations
- 3 credit hours
Study of globalization, political and cultural diversities;
foreign investment; regional economic integration; the global
monetary system; global capital market; the strategy and structure
of international business; exporting;
alternative approach to entering foreign markets; global
manufacturing and material management; global marketing and
research and development (R&D); global human resource
management; accounting in international business; and financial
management in international business.
Prerequisites: BUSI 3933 and Junior
4603 - Compensation and Benefits- 3
Provides advanced study of the human
resources function of compensation. Topics include design and
administration of the total compensation system, including
subtropical areas of pay equity, job evaluation, wage and salary
structures, variable pay programs, negotional of benefit plans,
benifit administrationa and legal compliance, and compensation and
4613 - Developing Talent - 3 credit
Provides an indepth study of the traiing
and development function of human resources. Topics includ
organizational entry, socialization, and orientation, systematic
development of training curriculum, delivery and evaluation of
training programs, career and succession planning,, and outcome
measurements of the human resources function, and human resources
4623 - Quantitive Techniques/Management
Science - 3 credit hours
Provides a foundation in the areas of
quantitative modeling utilized in the managerial decision-making
process. Emphasis is placed on the development, application,
and analysis of the following quantitative techniques: linear
programming, transportation, forecasting, PERT/CPM, inventory,
quality control, and decision theory.
4753 - Sales Management - 3 credit
Addresses selling functions of the business organization and
the problem of sales administration. Topics include: recruitment
and training of salespeople; paying salespeople; establishing
territories; sales quotas; aids for salespeople; and overall
control of the sales organization.
Prerequisite: BUSI 3533.
4763 - Production Management - 3 credit
Surveys analytical methods of handling problems in manufacturing
operations, including the general functions of management as
applied to production. Prerequisites:
MATH 1013 or MATH 1113, BUSI 2903 and ECON 3203.
4773 - Human Relations in Business - 3
Studies individual and group behavior in organizations, the nature
and crucial importance of communication, employee motivation, and
development of the human aspects on organizations.
Prerequisite: Senior standing or
4783 - Business Ethics and Values - 3
Includes an analysis of the issues in the social responsibilities
of business, ethics in promotion, distribution, processing,
research, product development, honesty and fairness, accounting,
finance, and production. A study of federal legislation that
created agencies to force business to act in socially responsible
ways. Prerequisites: Senior standing or
4793 - Business Policy - 3 credit
Establishes effective business policy within the framework of
the problems and methods of business decision-making. Written and
oral analyses are made of comprehensive cases cutting across the
major functions within business organizations. Group and individual
reports are required. Uses a computer simulation. This is the
capstone course for the bachelor of arts degree business major and
should be taken in the student's final semester. Note: A fee of
approximately $25 is required for the ETS Majors Fields Test.
Prerequisites: BUSI 3533, BUSI 3933, BUSI
4763 and senior standing.