Business Administration

Updated 8/18/14

BUS& 101
INTRO TO BUSINESS (5)
Introduction to the world of business. Emphasis will include functions of business, management, types of business ownership, human resources, production, marketing, ethics, and the role of accounting.

BUS 121
BUSINESS MATH (5)
Surveys the commercial application of mathematics designed to assess and analyze business activities and their effect on cost, profitability and overall performance. Prerequisite: MATH 096 or equivalent test score.

BUS& 201
BUSINESS LAW (5)
Introduction to state and federal constitution, laws and procedures including international trade, crimes, torts, contracts, sales, property, bankruptcy, securities, consumer protection, employment, and debtor-creditor relationships. The relationship between ethics and law will be discussed.

BUS 215 (Formerly B A 215)
PRINCIPLES OF FINANCE (5)
Introduction to the sources and uses of funds in a business. Focuses on ratio analysis, cost-volume-profit analysis, business valuation, and the relationship between risk and rate of return. Emphasizes the managerial implications of financial risk. Prerequisite: ACCT& 201, 202.

BUS 220 (Formerly B A 220)
MARKETING (5)
A broad overview of the market structure and marketing philosophies currently being used in business. Includes a description, analysis, and evaluation of the marketing system. Each student will conduct a marketing research project.

BUS 232 (formerly BA 132)
ENTREPRENEURSHIP (5)
Experience the challenge and reward of planning a new business. Topics include: development of a business plan, failure factors in small businesses, capital, accounting, financial statements, marketing, human resource management, legal/regulatory issues and management principles. Prerequisite: BUS& 101; ACCT& 201, BUS 220.

BUS 240
NEGOTIATION (5)
Focuses on the bottom line, people, habits and tools that drive results fro any business. Students will learn practical skills to create mutually beneficial and profitable long-term relationships with customers, vendors, and peers.

BUS 275 (Formerly B A 275)
PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT (5)
Management styles and effective management of personnel from the manager's side of business. The course is built around the four traditional functions of management and exploring management problems and practices. Real-life case problems used.