Business Courses (BUSN)

  1. 231 Principles of Management
  2. 307 Environmental Law
  3. 314 Business Law
  4. 321 Principles of Finance I
  5. 323 Principles of Finance II
  6. 334 Human Resources Management
  7. 336 Employment Law
  8. 338 Production/Operations Management
  9. 339 Production Management
  10. 340 International Business
  11. 341 Principles of Marketing
  12. 342 Principles of Advertising
  13. 343 Sales Management
  14. 344 International Marketing
  15. 346 Marketing Research
  16. 347 Advertising Campaigns
  17. 349 Small Business Entrepreneurship
  18. 421/422 Financial Internship
  19. 425 Methods of Teaching Business Education & Practicum
  20. 426 Securities Investment
  21. 430 Contemporary Leadership and Ethics
  22. 431/432 Human Resource Internship
  23. 441/442 Marketing Internship
  24. 447 Advanced Advertising Campaigns
  25. 461/462 International Business Internship
  26. 471/472 Management Internship
  27. 481 Seminar in Business Administration
  28. 484 Business Policy
  29. 490 Preceptorship in Business Administration

231 Principles of Management

4 Credits

The management cycle through the planning, organizing, leading, and controlling functions.

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307 Environmental Law

4 Credits

The course focuses on international legal issues including global climate change, transboundary pollution, resource depletion, toxic waste export, biodiversity and wildlife/plant extinction, deforestation, desertification, ocean pollution and sustainable development.

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314 Business Law

4 Credits

This course covers the areas of law that routinely and significantly impact on business decisions: contracts, torts, intellectual property law, cyber law, international law and agency law.

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321 Principles of Finance I

4 Credits

This course provides an introduction to the financial operations of enterprises. Students will have the opportunity to explore the interrelationship of all facets of management and support operations on the financial well-being of the firm.

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323 Principles of Finance II

4 Credits

This course allows students to explore the advanced development of the finance area of the business disciplines with major emphasis on the theoretical issues. This course focuses on the “nuts and bolts” of finance by combining theory with application through the use of case analysis and real-world examples. The course is designed to present standard techniques.

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334 Human Resources Management

4 Credits

This is an advanced management course that deals primarily with current HR topics. Students also learn about the availability and use of life-long learning resources in the management field, particularly technological resources.

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336 Employment Law

4 Credits

A comprehensive survey/study of all the statues that affect employment decisions: ERISA (benefit plans), FLSA (wages and hours), OSHA (health and safety), NLRA (unions/labor law), Civil Rights Act, American with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and any other relevant laws.

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338 Production/Operations Management

4 Credits

Forecasting, facilities planning, inventory management, production scheduling, and manufacturing control. Required for most MBA programs.

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339 Production Management

4 Credits

Students are introduced to critical thinking and problem solving skills that enable them to direct projects assigned in the contemporary business environment. Students will examine all aspects of projects to include identifying challenges, solving conflicts, assigning resources, completing timelines and providing deliverables based on assignments.

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340 International Business

4 Credits

Students examine foreign countries in detail to determine suitability for investment and business opportunities. Along with seeking out profit opportunities, students gain an appreciation of private enterprise social responsibilities in the international business landscape.

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341 Principles of Marketing

4 Credits

Students study business activities related to price, promotion and distribution of goods and services to present and potential customers. Students carry out a marketing research project and write a report based on their analysis.

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342 Principles of Advertising

4 Credits

Students have the opportunity to participate in the study of the economic significance of advertising, the various media employed in advertising and the components of an advertising campaign. Students gain insight into the role of advertising in the overall business process and how advertising contributes to sales, revenues and profits.

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343 Sales Management

4 Credits

Students are exposed to the principles of retailing, retailing requirements, organization, sales promotion, customer service and retail control. Students also study personal selling theory and the application of these theories to business situations.

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344 International Marketing

4 Credits

Presentation of a marketing manager’s view of the marketing field in markets outside of the United States.

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346 Marketing Research

4 Credits

Students examine both quantitative and qualitative methods of research to support marketing operations in a firm. Students will use primary and secondary data for a variety of research projects assigned during the conduct of studies. Students compete in the National Student Advertising Competition.

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347 Advertising Campaigns

4 Credits

Students study the development of a multimedia campaign with application in the National Student Advertising Competition.

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349 Small Business Entrepreneurship

4 Credits

Students study the starting and running a small business or an entrepreneurial venture.

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421/422 Financial Internship

1-6 Credits

Practical experience in industry, business, government or service agencies.

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425 Methods of Teaching Business Education & Practicum

2 Credits

The methods and materials of teaching business at the secondary level.

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426 Securities Investment

4 Credits

A survey of the investment opportunities and the business principles governing management of the investment funds of individuals and businesses.

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430 Contemporary Leadership and Ethics

4 Credits

Students gain an unusual level of self-awareness as the course explores a wide array of leadership theories and applications. Students then use their new knowledge of leadership as a foundation for the
study of ethics as the subject relates to contemporary business, social and civic responsibility.

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431/432 Human Resource Internship

1-6 Credits

Practical experience in industry, business, government or service agencies.

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441/442 Marketing Internship

1-6 Credits

Practical experience in industry, business, government or service agencies.

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447 Advanced Advertising Campaigns

4 Credits

An advanced study of the development of a multimedia campaign with application in the National Student Advertising Competition.

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461/462 International Business Internship

1-6 Credits

Practical experience in industry, business, government or service agencies.

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471/472 Management Internship

1-6 Credits

Practical experience with industry, business, government or not-for-profit organization.

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481 Seminar in Business Administration

4 Credits

Critical investigation and discussion of business problems which may be of greatest interest to the students.

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484 Business Policy

4 Credits

This course provides   students pursuing business administration degrees a culminating experience where all business disciplines are brought together to learn the process for developing strategic plans for enterprises. Students are introduced to strategic planning and management theories and then apply the theories to real world planning challenges.

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490 Preceptorship in Business Administration

2-4 Credits

Student assists faculty in teaching a course. Student duties might include tutoring, proctoring, course planning and preparation.

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