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* BUS 101 Introduction to Business
3 cr. (F, Sp, Su) Surveys several aspects of business including the U.S. economic environment, social responsibility of business, small business and alternative forms of ownership. Presents concepts of general management, human resource management, marketing, finance, accounting and management information systems for decision making.
BUS 205 Business Law I
3 cr. (F, Sp, Su) Covers the nature, origin and philosophy of law and civil procedure. Provides a comprehensive treatment of contracts and also emphasizes the advantages and disadvantages of different organizational forms.
BUS 285 Experiential Learning
V1-9. Provides university credit for work experience in the business area, supervised by faculty. Learning agreement must be completed prior to registration (restricted). One hour of seminar per week.
BUS 292 Seminar
V1-3 cr. Provides students an opportunity to investigate topics pertinent to the field of Business.
BUS 315 Applied Business Decisions
3 cr. Prerequisite: Admission to upper division standing. (F, Sp) Provides opportunity to reinforce and integrate fundamental business knowledge including accounting, economics, quantitative and technology in applied decision making. Focuses on commonly used, business decision-making practices including financial statement analysis, market analysis using descriptive statistics, and risk analysis. Students will participate in an integrated business simulation using business knowledge and technology.
BUS 347 Integrated Business Cases and Simulation
3 cr. Prerequisites: ACTG 202, CAPP 131, and admission to upper division standing. Offered ONLY Online. (F) Uses business cases to develop skill in integrating and applying basic knowledge acquired in lower division business courses. The focus is on financial statement analysis combined with market analysis and planning for managerial decision making. A competitive business simulation advances the application of fundamental business concepts.
BUS 405 Business Law II
3 cr. Prerequisites: Admission to upper division standing and BUS 205. (Sp) Covers legal topics, such as a professional’s legal liability and ethical issues, secured transactions, debtor-creditor relationships, agency, bankruptcy, and negotiable instruments. Coverage also includes additional topics such as administrative law, consumer, labor, and includes employment, antitrust, landlord tenant, real and personal property and insurance law.
BUS 440 Business and the Environment
3 cr. Prerequisite: Admission to upper division standing and MGMT 321 or consent of instructor. (F) Investigates the interaction between business and its physical environment. Material comes from a variety of sources and perspectives, including ecology, economics and public policy. Emphasis is on the evolving concept of sustainability, and emerging best practices in areas of eco-efficiency, product/service design, and closed loop manufacturing.
BUS 450 Business and Society
3 cr. Prerequisite: MGMT 321 or consent of department chair. Analyzes changing expectations and relationships between business and society as well as the responsibilities of business to society and its impact on decision making. Topics include the role of business organizations in society, business and government in a global society, impacts of technological and social changes, building relationships with stakeholders, and business and ethical considerations.
BUS 485 Capstone
3 cr. Prerequisite: All 200 and 300 level courses in the online Business degree. Offered ONLY Online. (Sp) Covers strategic analysis and planning for managerial decision making through integration of the functional areas of business. Theoretical class work is applied through multiple pediological methods. The course is the capstone business course in the online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major with an option in General Business.
BUS 486 Advanced Business Geographics
3 cr. Prerequisites: MIS 352 or MIS 372. Emphasizes application of business of business geographics techniques to client projects. More advanced applications will be covered. Capstone course for students completing the minor in Business Geographics.
BUS 490 Internship
V1-9 cr. Prerequisite: Admission to upper division standing. (F, Sp, Su) Provides student managerial level work experience integrating theoretical and applied learning in a business setting. Requires written assignments and classroom participation supervised by faculty. Position and student must be approved through the Guidelines outlined by the College of Business. (Guidelines available in the COB Student Service Center or the Career Services.)
BUS 492 Seminar
V1-3 cr. Prerequisite: Admission to Upper Division Standing. (F, Sp, Su) Provides advanced students an opportunity to intensively investigate topics pertinent to the field of Business.