Courses

BUS 100  Introduction to Business  Credit: 1 (1-0-0)

Course Description: Overview of functional areas of business: accounting, finance, information systems, management, marketing, and international business.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 150  Business Computing Concepts and Applications  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: System hardware, operating environments, and software applications.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both BUS 150 and CS 110. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 201  Foundations of Sustainable Enterprise  Credit: 1 (1-0-0)

Course Description: Basics of sustainability in business and implications for business decision making.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 205  Legal and Ethical Issues in Business  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Ethical, legal and regulatory issues in the U.S. business environment.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both BUS 205 and BUS 260. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 220  Ethics in Contemporary Organizations (GT-AH3)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Examination and application of the ethical principles that are fundamental to managing a successful high-integrity business or organization.
Prerequisite: CO 150 or HONR 193.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Arts & Humanities 3B, Ways of Thinking (GT-AH3).

BUS 222  Interpersonal and Professional Skills  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Development of effective interpersonal leadership skills built on self-awareness, understanding of others, and life experiences.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 260  Social-Ethical-Regulatory Issues in Business  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Legal issues, business ethics, corporate responsibility, and the business interface within the U.S. regulatory and business environment.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both BUS 260 and BUS 205.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 300  Business Writing and Communication (GT-CO3)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Advanced writing for business using recursive process and appropriate means given audience and message purpose. Preparation, presentation of reports.
Prerequisite: CO 150 or HONR 193.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Addl Comm - Adv Writing 2, Advanced Writing (GT-CO3).

BUS 350  Travel Abroad-International Comparative Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Travel tour of European business to compare and contrast their business strategies to those of U.S. firms.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Six credits of BUS courses.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 405A  Contemporary Business Topics: Entrepreneurship  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: FIN 305 and MKT 305 or FIN 305 and MGT 305 or MKT 305 and MGT 305.
Registration Information: For nonbusiness majors only. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 405B  Contemporary Business Topics: International Business  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: FIN 305 and MGT 305 or FIN 305 and MKT 305 or MGT 305 and MKT 305.
Registration Information: For nonbusiness majors only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 405C  Contemporary Business Topics: Business Information Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: FIN 305 and MGT 305 or FIN 305 and MKT 305 or MGT 305 and MKT 305.
Registration Information: For nonbusiness majors only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 405D  Contemporary Business Topics: Real Estate  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: A broad study of real estate principles including brokerage, contracts, closings, land use, finance, market analysis, and valuation.
Prerequisite: FIN 305 and MGT 305 or FIN 305 and MKT 305 or MGT 305 and MKT 305.
Registration Information: For non-business majors only. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 479  Strategic Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: An integration of various business subject areas in terms of top-level policy and decision making.
Prerequisite: (MGT 301) and (FIN 300 or FIN 305) and (MKT 300 or MKT 305) and (MGT 305 or MGT 320).
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 482A  Study Abroad: Japan  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Examination of business practices, culture and history of Japan.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Junior standing. Written consent of instructor. This is a partial semester course.
Term Offered: Spring (every third year).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 495  Independent Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 496  Group Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 500  Business Systems and Processes  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Introduction to core concepts from Business Process Management (BPM) and Operations Management (OM).
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Bachelor’s degree and a 3.0 GPA or higher. This is a partial-semester course. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 501  Business Communication–Multicultural Audience  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Best practices for communicating in a professional business environment with multicultural audiences. Incorporating business scenarios, students will use technology and written communication in a clear, concise, and professional manner. Provides practical application based on real-world business challenges that require appropriate communication strategies for optimum resolution. Students present solutions to business problems based on credible research and analysis.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Graduate INTO Business Pathway students or written consent of instructor.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 505  Legal and Ethical Environment of Business  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Legal and regulatory issues impacting business operation. Ethical and social responsibility concepts applied to business setting.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Admission to a master’s program in Business required.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 510  Career Assessment and Development  Credit: 1 (1-0-0)

Course Description: Identify career goals based on personal skills, interests and values and understand how to compete in the global job market.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Admission to a master’s program in Business required.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 515  Career Management and Placement Strategy  Credit: 1 (1-0-0)

Course Description: Tools to create a career strategy and personal brand.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Admission to a master’s program in Business required.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 601  Quantitative Business Analysis  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Uses and management of information; decision tools and concepts; quality control.
Prerequisite: BUS 500, may be taken concurrently.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: This is a partial semester course. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 604  Managerial Statistics  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Also Offered As: STAT 604.
Course Description: Introduction to statistical thinking and methods used to support managerial decision making.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to MBA program required. Credit not allowed for both BUS 604 and STAT 604.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 614  Accounting Concepts  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Introduction to financial statements; key concepts underlying their development and interpretation.
Prerequisite: BUS 500, may be taken concurrently.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: This is a partial-semester course. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 615  Managerial Accounting  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Use of accounting information for purposes of management decision-making, planning, and control.
Prerequisite: BUS 614.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 616  Financial Reporting and Analysis  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Tools and techniques for analysis of financial reports of public companies.
Prerequisite: BUS 614.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: This is a partial semester course. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 620  Leadership and Teams  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Ethical leadership and team dynamics; basic models of motivation utilized by leaders.
Prerequisite: BUS 500, may be taken concurrently.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: This is a partial semester course. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 621  Strategic Decision Making  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Key decision concepts, processes, and tools that help managers formulate and implement competitive strategy.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 625  Organizational Communication  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Improving understanding and application of managerial communication skills and negotiation tools and their implications for effective management.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 626  Managing Human Capital  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Management of human capital for competitive advantage and superior results.
Prerequisite: BUS 500, may be taken concurrently.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: This is a partial semester course. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 630  Information Management  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Role and value of information in business functions; risks and rewards of enterprise information; fundamentals of information storage and retrieval.
Prerequisite: (BUS 500) and (BUS 614).
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: This is a partial semester course. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 631  Strategic Uses of Information Technology  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Strategic and tactical uses of information technology in the global business environment.
Prerequisite: BUS 630, may be taken concurrently.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 635  Business Economics for the World Market  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Application of economic principles to current business problems within context of global marketplace.
Prerequisite: (BUS 601) and (BUS 614).
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: This is a partial semester course. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 636  Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Economic theories and analytical frameworks are developed and applied to the use, protection, and management of the natural environment.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to the Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise program.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 640  Financial Principles and Practice  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Financial environment; tools and techniques of corporate financial decision making.
Prerequisite: (BUS 601) and (BUS 614).
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: This is a partial semester course. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 641  Financial Markets and Investments  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Operating of financial markets, techniques for security valuation, and portfolio management.
Prerequisite: BUS 640.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: This is a partial semester course. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 645  Enterprise Electronic Business Strategies  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Technology for electronic commerce, regulation and strategies for competitive usage.
Prerequisite: BUS 630.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 650  Supply Chain Management  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Value-driven supply chain principles, design and management of supply chains, and supply chain management software and applications.
Prerequisite: BUS 500, may be taken concurrently.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 655  Marketing Management  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Examines processes of customer value creation (e.g. product development, communications, distribution) and value capture (e.g. pricing).
Prerequisite: BUS 500, may be taken concurrently.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: This is a partial semester course. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 656  Marketing Strategy and Planning  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Basic marketing strategy analysis, formulation, evaluation and implementation concepts and tools.
Prerequisite: BUS 655.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: This is a partial semester course. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 660  Ethical, Legal, and Regulatory Issues  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Legal, regulatory, societal and ethical issues encountered by business professionals; analytical skills for making judgments.
Prerequisite: BUS 500 or BUS 601 to 665 - at least 1 course taken after.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 662  International Business  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Analyzing and addressing situations that arise when business transactions cross political, economic, or cultural boundaries. Underlying factors of international business that determine appropriate practices to increase the probability of success.
Prerequisite: BUS 635.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: This is a partial semester course. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 665  MBA Capstone  Credits: 4 (4-0-0)

Course Description: To integrate business disciplines through strategic thinking and experiential learning.
Prerequisite: BUS 641 and BUS 650 and BUS 656.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 678  Business Research  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Techniques for designing, conducting, and evaluating business research.
Prerequisite: QNT 270.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 686  Practicum  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 687  Internship  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 690A  Contemporary Issues: Business  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Current issues in business, featuring business and community leaders.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to a master’s program in Business required. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 690B  Contemporary Issues: Grad Tutorials  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Current issues in business, featuring business and community leaders.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to a master’s program in Business required. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 690C  Contemporary Issues: Info Systems  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Current issues in business, featuring business and community leaders.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to a master’s program in Business required. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 690D  Contemporary Issues: Accounting  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Current issues in business, featuring business and community leaders.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to a master’s program in Business required. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 690E  Contemporary Issues: Global Enterprise  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Current issues in business, featuring business and community leaders.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to a master’s program in Business required. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 690F  Contemporary Issues: Finance  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Current issues in business, featuring business and community leaders.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to a master’s program in Business required. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 690G  Contemporary Issues: Government  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Current issues in business, featuring business and community leaders.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to a master’s program in Business required. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 690H  Contemporary Issues: Mgmt Practices  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Current issues in business, featuring business and community leaders.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to a master’s program in Business required. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 695  Independent Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 696  Group Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

BUS 699  Thesis  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.