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BU:150
Course Credits: 3

Introductory course in basic accounting principles designed for non-business majors. Financial and managerial accounting topics relevant to the individual or small business owner are presented....

BU:155
Course Credits: 4

Introductory course in financial accounting. Presents basic accounting theory, principles and practices related to double-entry system. Accounting cycle including journalizing and posting...

BU:156
Course Credits: 4

Continuation of BU 155. Application of basic principles of accounting to partnerships and corporations, owner’s equities, cost systems, management reports and financial statement analyses...

BU:192, 193, 194
Course Credits: 1-3

Topics to be arranged by the department and student. Hours and credits to be arranged by the department.
 

BU:230
Course Credits: 3

Introduction to the social foundations of marketing, the marketing management process, the role of marketing research, the analysis of market opportunities, the selection of target markets, and...

BU:235
Course Credits: 3

Focus upon ways in which information systems can be created to give competitive advantages to businesses. Emphasis on effective management of information technology and organizational issues in...

BU:240
Course Credits: 3

An examination of the basic principles, processes and functions of management, including planning, organizing, leading and controlling. A look at contributions from key classical theorists and...

BU:255
Course Credits: 4

Emphasis on accounting functions; advanced problems of asset and liability valuation, cash flow, and application of funds are presented. Prerequisite: BU 156.

BU:256
Course Credits: 4

Emphasis on stockholder’s equity, theory of income determination and presentation and analysis of financial statements. Prerequisite: BU 255.

BU:270
Course Credits: 3

An introduction to commercial recreation and sports and their function in the leisure service delivery system. Focus on socio/historical perspectives and ethical issues. Discussion of resources...

BU:295
Course Credits: 1-3 cr.

An on-campus initial work experience designed to introduce the student to the discipline of the workplace. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing and permission of advisor.

BU:300
Course Credits: 3

An examination of the importance of supervising people in the workplace, including the role of the supervisor in understanding human resources problems. Emphasis on the role of the supervisor in...

BU:301
Course Credits: 3

The decision-making processes which consumers use in selecting and purchasing goods and services and the psychological, sociological, and cultural factors which influence these decisions. An...

BU:303
Course Credits: 3

Principles and techniques of owning, operating and managing a small business are introduced. Students examine how to obtain financing, determine location, investigate expansion, franchising,...

BU:315
Course Credits: 4

Concepts and objectives of auditing with emphasis on duties and responsibilities of the external auditor. Auditing standards, procedures and terminology are presented. Problems relating...

BU:320
Course Credits: 4

Theory and practice of cost accounting procedures as applied to job cost systems, process cost systems and standard cost systems. Price setting, determination of profitability and management...

BU:341
Course Credits: 3

Specific techniques used in managing human resources, such as employee recruiting, selecting, development and training, job analysis, wage and salary administration, performance appraisal, equal...

BU:345
Course Credits: 3

Study of motivation, leadership, and other various factors which affect individual and group behaviors as they relate to performance, productivity and satisfaction in work organizations....

BU:348
Course Credits: 3

An analysis of techniques and strategies for publicizing and marketing sport and recreation programs. Focus on public relations and promotion, factors affecting consumer behavior, market...

BU:355
Course Credits: 3

A study of the principles and procedures for the determination of compensation levels, benchmark positions, wage structures and methods of payment. The course will also examine fringe benefits,...

BU:360
Course Credits: 3

Study of how business corporations can plan for, acquire and make maximum utilization of funds available to them. Extensive review of time value of money calculations and concepts. Investigate...

BU:370
Course Credits: 3

Study of common and preferred stocks, corporate bonds, government bonds and other financial investments. Techniques in determining investment objectives and strategies analyzing investment...

BU:375
Course Credits: 3

Fundamentals of collection, analysis, interpretation, presentation and application of data for the solution of marketing problems. Survey research and experimental design with emphasis on...

BU:380
Course Credits: 3

Covers the role of the sales manager in sales training programs, motivating, compensating, and supervising the sales force and various aspects of sales planning. Prerequisite: BU 230.

BU:385
Course Credits: 3

Emphasizes the decision-making role of the marketing manager in analyzing market opportunities, selecting target markets, and planning, implementing, and controlling marketing programs (product...

BU:386
Course Credits: 3

Examines the processes used by a company to produce and distribute valuable products and services to its customers. Operations management appraises the methods that aid in management decision-...

BU:388
Course Credits: 3

Provides a framework for integrating ethics into decision-making in the context of a business/ professional environment that is complex, dynamic and increasingly global in scope....

BU:390
Course Credits: 3

Examines the place of advertising in the marketing of goods and services, the planning of effective advertising, the use of media in advertising and the management of advertising.

BU:391-394
Course Credits: 1-3

Advanced topics in business. Specific credit hours and topics to be arranged with division approval.

BU:395
Course Credits: 1-3 cr.

A work experience designed to integrate course objectives with a practical experience in an off-campus work environment. Prerequisites: Permission of advisor and junior standing.

BU:410
Course Credits: 3

This capstone course completes the study of owning, operating and managing a small enterprise. Through the use of case studies, emphasis is placed on planning the product or service, screening...

BU:425
Course Credits: 3

Capstone course for all Business majors. Includes exploration of Project Management through case studies and projects. This course examines both the technical and behavioral aspects of project...

BU:426
Course Credits: 3

Provides students the opportunity to enhance their skills to analyze and understand the strategic use of resources, how organizations adapt to rapid technology changes as well as how they...

BU:435
Course Credits: 3

An historic as well as current investigation into the roles and relationships between business enterprises and the governmental sector. Governmental regulation and regulatory bodies related to...

BU:436
Course Credits: 3

An analysis of the current relationship between labor and management including an historical view of the relationship through an understanding of current labor laws and regulation Students...

BU:450
Course Credits: 3

Modification of basic marketing concepts to the global perspective. Differences among markets due to geography, culture, politics, economics, government laws and regulations, and commercial...

BU:455
Course Credits: 4

Concepts, principles, theories and problems in accounting for business combinations, stock investments, partnerships, branch operations, foreign currency transactions, international operations...

BU:458
Course Credits: 4

Study of federal income tax laws, regulations and procedures as related and applied to individuals. This will include federal taxation of property transactions as they relate to individuals....

BU:459
Course Credits: 3

Study of federal income tax laws, regulations and procedures as related and applied to entities. This will include federal taxation of property transactions as they relate to entities. Includes...

BU:462
Course Credits: 3

The interaction and application of law to particular topics in sports and recreation, including contractual and business obligations, drug testing, sports violence, labor relations, regulation...

BU:463
Course Credits: 3

The interaction and application of law to particular topics in sports and recreation, including contractual and business obligations, drug testing, sports violence, labor relations, regulation...

BU:465
Course Credits: 3

Principles of financing, operating and managing a sport and recreation facility. Overview of planning, design, construction, operation, maintenance, security, evaluation and risk management....

BU:473
Course Credits: 3

Nature, purpose and functions of law with special emphasis on its relation to business. Fundamentals of the law of contracts, agency, sales, commercial paper, banking, property, partnerships,...

BU:474
Course Credits: 3

Expansion of Business Law I with emphasis on forms of business organizations, agency, sales, negotiable instruments, regulations of business, accountant liability, and environmental law and...

BU:475
Course Credits: 3

BU 475 Fraud Examination 3 cr. The study of the principles and methodology used in the examination, identification and detection of fraud. The course will examine the most common schemes used by...

BU:491, 492, 493, 494
Course Credits: 1- 3

Opportunity to work on a special project or investigation designed by the student and approved by the faculty sponsor. Prerequisite: Senior standing.

BU:491-494
Course Credits: 1-3

Opportunity for the student to study specific topics of interest not covered in curriculum which would aid in overall content knowledge of business or help better prepare student for career....

BU:495
Course Credits: 1-6

An advanced work experience with clear career or project orientation designed for juniors and seniors with prior on-the-job-training. Prerequisite: permission of advisor.

A maximum of...

CA:232
Course Credits: 3

Study of written and oral communication theory and its importance in accomplishing organizational objectives. Practical exercises will be reviewed to build on basic skill requirements.

EC:100
Course Credits: 3

A general introduction to the study of economics, including both micro-and macroeconomics concepts and ideas, as reflected in current domestic socioeconomic and global issues. NOTE: This course...

EC:201
Course Credits: 3

The second of a two-course sequence; this course introduces students to the social science of economics, and then examines the behavior of individual consumers and firms, as well as the role of...

EC:202
Course Credits: 3

The first of a two-course sequence in Principles of Economics; this course examines the goals of the macroeconomic (full employment, domestic price stability, economic growth, and stable...

EC:304
Course Credits: 3

A topical approach, within a chronological context, to the development of the American economy; topics examined include agriculture, industry, finance, transportation and communication, commerce...

EC:305
Course Credits: 3

A non-quantitative course that examines the bases for comparing economies and economic systems; studies the cultural and historic development of economies ranging from open-market capitalistic...

EC:331
Course Credits: 3

An examination of the various forms of money and other financial assets and the global markets in which they are traded; the roles of banks and other financial intermediaries, the instruments...

EC:350
Course Credits: 3

An application of microeconomic theory and methods to business and administrative decision making; both the neoclassical approach, including a detailed treatment of supply and...

EC:391, 392, 393, 394
Course Credits: 3

Possible topics include the economics of gender issues, health economics and the economics of environmental issues. Prerequisite: EC 201-202 or permission of instructor.
 

EC:432
Course Credits: 3

An examination of the role of the public sector (government) in the economy, especially how it spends and raises money: the traditional functions of government economic policy; how government...

EC:440
Course Credits: 3

An examination of key issues facing the global economy, including trade theory and policy, protectionism and trade blocs, the mobility of labor and capital through multinational corporations and...

EC:442
Course Credits: 3

A study of the international monetary system and the balance of payments; foreign exchange markets and their implications for businesses involved in global decision-making; the issues...

EC:480
Course Credits: 3

A study of the workings and outcomes of the market for labor: the factors determining the demand for labor, and the labor supply decisions of workers; issues relating to the...

IS:180/120
Course Credits: 3

This course will introduce beginning computer concepts, including computer functions, hardware devices, and software types and using a network. It also includes exposure to Windows and Internet...

IS:220
Course Credits: 3

Introduction to computers and information systems. Overview of computer hardware, software, and use in society. Instruction in advanced features of Windows, advanced word processing, and using...

IS:222
Course Credits: 3

Language-independent course introducing the computer program design and development process. Identification and solution of business problems emphasized. Concepts include program structures,...

IS:223
Course Credits: 3

Introduction to the programming language Visual Basic as it is applied to business problems. Emphasis on the syntax of Visual Basic and techniques for developing, debugging and documenting...

IS:224
Course Credits: 1

One 2.75 hour lab period weekly taken concurrently with IS 223 Visual Basic Programming. Lab provides hands-on experience working with the Visual Basic language.

IS:230
Course Credits: 3 cr.

Introduction to the C# programming language as it is applied to business problems. Emphasis on the syntax of C# and techniques for developing, debugging and documenting programs. Taken...

IS:231
Course Credits: 1 cr.

One 2.75 hour lab period weekly taken concurrently with IS 230 C# Programming. Lab provides hands-on experience working with the C# language.

IS:243
Course Credits: 3

Introduction to the concepts of multimedia software, hardware, development concepts and basic visual and human interface design issues. Hands-on experience with multimedia hardware and software...

IS:245
Course Credits: 3

Emphasizes general principles of designing and building web sites. Use of HTML and web page editors to build complete web sites. Use of scripting languages to tie web sites to databases and add...

IS:260
Course Credits: 3

Focus on intermediate level skills in spreadsheet and database management packages. Emphasis on using the software tools to solve problems. Prerequisite: IS 220.

IS:310
Course Credits: 3

Introduction to business systems analysis. The phases of the systems analysis and design cycle are examined using an approach that provides the student with a practical method for the...

IS:323
Course Credits: 3

Principles and application of telecommunication and computer systems hardware and software will be presented through lecture, installation, configuration and operations experiences. The course...

IS:330
Course Credits: 3 cr.

This course introduces students majoring in Management Information Systems to the concepts and issues of Information Technology infrastructure, particularly, hardware, operating systems, and...

IS:333
Course Credits: 3

Introduction to the Java programming language. Emphasis on the syntax of Java and techniques for developing, debugging and documenting Java applications and Java applets. Taken concurrently with...

IS:334
Course Credits: 1

One 2.75 hour lab period weekly taken concurrently with IS 333 Java Programming. Lab provides hands-on experience working with the Java language.

IS:335
Course Credits: 3
Introduction to network technology for local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs) and the Internet. Emphasis on planning, implementing, managing and troubleshooting a network....
IS:336
Course Credits: 3

Introduction to the object-oriented computer programming language C++. Emphasis on the syntax of C++ and techniques for developing, debugging, and documenting programs. Taken concurrently with...

IS:337
Course Credits: 1

One 2.75 hour lab period weekly taken concurrently with IS 336 C++ Programming. Lab provides hands-on experience working with the C++ language.

IS:340
Course Credits: 3 cr.

In this case study-based course, students will examine the context, implications, and mechanics of information systems security at both the micro (individual system and network) and macro (...

IS:350
Course Credits: 3

A study of problems in managing data as a valuable resource of an organization. Topics include data structures, data models (hierarchical, network, inverted, relational), database management...

IS:391-394
Course Credits: 3

Study of selected topics in Information Systems. Topics will vary; title will reflect topics covered in a particular offering. Some possibilities are Advanced Web Site Development, Using VBA...

IS:443
Course Credits: 3

Focus on the physical design, testing and implementation of a multimedia module developed with an authoring program such as Macromedia Director. Prerequisites: IS 222 and 243.

IS:491-494
Course Credits: 1-3

Opportunity for the student to study specific topics of interest not covered in curriculum which would aid in overall content knowledge of business or help better prepare student for career....