Business

Degrees and Certificates

Classes

BUS 131 : Introduction to Business

This course is designed to acquaint business students with the major aspects of American business in a global economy. Emphasis will be on private enterprise system, forms and ownership of business, marketing, production, legal, accounting personnel, labor taxation and finance.

Credits 3

BUS 210 : Financial Literacy

This course surveys fundamental dynamics of personal money management. It includes pertinent information about career decisions, money management, financial security, credit management, resource management, risk management, and consumer rights and responsibilities.

Credits 1

BUS 210 : Financial Literacy

This course surveys fundamental dynamics of personal money management. It includes pertinent information about career decisions, money management, financial security, credit management, resource management, risk management, and consumer rights and responsibilities.

Credits 1

BUS 211 : Professional Development

This course provides students with the experiences that will enable them to make the transition from college student to business professional. Career patterns are reviews and analyzed, and goals are assessed for each student.

Credits 1

BUS 233 : Principles of Macroeconomics

This course is an introduction to economics principles, theories, and forces; and the application of economic techniques of analysis to the basic concepts and problems of economic organization, the economic role of government and the banking system. Emphasis is on macroeconomics although microeconomic areas are introduced.

Credits 3

BUS 234 : Principles of Microeconomics

This course is a study of the basic factors acting on producer and consumer, including supply and demand, prices, markets, governmental policy in regard to business, and labor.

Credits 3

BUS 331 : Information Systems

This course examines of information systems which support decision making at all levels of management. Emphasis is placed on microcomputers to collect, manipulate, process, and disseminate data and information.

Credits 3

Prerequisites

MGT 334 with grade C or better.

BUS 333 : Business Law and Ethics

This course is a study of macro-law, which includes the nature, formation and application of law in general. The course emphasizes business ethics, the relationship between debtor-creditor, employer-employee, labor-management, buyer-seller of goods and government and business.

Credits 3

Prerequisites

Junior standing.

BUS 335 : International Business

This course presents a strategic approach to studying business operations, concepts and theory in both international and global markets. The course investigates international business from a management perspective, including international trade, foreign direct investment, international monetary systems, strategy, research and development, and global resource management.

Credits 3

Prerequisites

MGT 334 with grade C or better.

BUS 337 : Money and Banking

This course is an introduction to the evolution and development of money, credit and banking institutions, theories, mechanisms and policies and their significance to total economic activity. An examination is made of the structure and processes of commercial, central and international banking, and the role of monetary policy in curing cyclical fluctuations.

Credits 3

Prerequisites

ACC 231, 232, and BUS 233 and 234 with grade C or better.

BUS 338 : Statistics I: Descriptive Statistics

This course is a study of the measures of central tendency and variability; frequency distributions; normal curve and standard scores; linear regression; random sampling and probability, correlation and binomial distribution.

Credits 3

Prerequisites

MAT 131 and 132.

BUS 339 : Statistics II: Inferential Statistics

The major foci of this course are, Hypothesis testing: Mann-Whitney U test; sampling distributions; students T test for correlated and independent groups; analysis of variance (ANOVA); chi-square and other nonparametric tests.

Credits 3

Prerequisites

BUS 338 with grade C or better.

BUS 400 : Internship

This course is a supervised work experience in the major. Paper required.

Credits 3 - 6

Prerequisites

Approval of department. Junior standing.

BUS 420 : Business Seminar

This course will guide students in the preparation and completion of their senior theses. Students will be given hands on research experience through data collection, literature search and analysis, interpretation of their researches in addition to preparation and presentation of the student’s research work.

Credits 2

Prerequisites

BUS 233, BUS 234, BUS 338, BUS 339, ENG 235, and Senior standing.

BUS 433 : Business Finance

This course is an introduction to business finance with emphasis on the role of the financial manager as a decision maker, development of skills in evaluating financial position, projecting cash flows, preparing capital budgeting, and selecting among financial alternatives. This course integrates the concepts of economics and accounting to effectively maximize shareholders wealth.

Credits 3

Prerequisites

ACC 231, ACC 232, BUS 233 OR BUS 234 with grade C or better in the course.

BUS 434 : Investments

This course is focused on various approaches to selecting and timing investment opportunities (common stocks, bonds, commodities, and options). This course also includes modern concepts of portfolio theory.

Credits 3

Prerequisites

BUS 433 with grade C or better.

BUS 436 : International Economics

This course is an advanced level study of major areas of international economics and business including international trade, international monetary system, international financial markets, and policies for the regulation of international investments and trade. Students will also be introduced to international trade theory, policy, and practices. The course will require active student participation through assigned projects related to international economics and use of technology in research and presentation of selected topics.

Credits 3

Prerequisites

BUS 233 or BUS 234 with grade C or better.

BUS 437 : Intermediate Microeconomics

This course is a study of the aggregate economy which addresses the issues of stabilization policy such as full employment, price stability and growth in real output.

Credits 3

Prerequisites

BUS 233 and 234 with grade C or better.

BUS 438 : Intermediate Macroeconomics

This is a course in advanced principles and problems of resource allocation and income distribution, with special emphasis to the American economic system; basic economic of the household, firm, and product and factor markets. Recommended for those who intend to go to graduate school.

Credits 3

Prerequisites

BUS 233, 234, MAT 133 with grade C or better.