Business Administration (BUSAD)

BUSAD 101  Business-Careers and Opportunities  1(1-0)  

Introduction to the world of business that will provide insights on careers, business disciplines, and the world of business. (F, S)

BUSAD 102  Introduction to Personal Finance  1(1-0)  

This introductory course serves as a vehicle to deliver fundamental personal financial management skills to students, providing the tools necessary to make good financial decisions. (*)

BUSAD 211  Introduction to Study Abroad  1(1-0)  

Course designed to inform students about the study abroad process in order to maximize their international learning experience. (*)

BUSAD 250  Business Law  3(3-0)  

Explores the legal environment of business. Topics include contracts, torts, agency, ethical and criminal implications of business actions, and property laws. Prerequisite: ENG 101 and 102 and BUSAD 101. (F, S)

BUSAD 265  Inferential Statistics and Problem Solving  3(3-0)  

Statistical methods in business, sampling, parameter estimation, hypothesis testing, correlation, multiple regression and chi square tests. Use of problem solving methods. Prerequisite: MATH 121. (F, S)

BUSAD 270  Business Communications  3(3-0)  

Means of extending management capabilities through effective internal and external communications, including data organization and presentation. Prerequisite: ENG 101 and 102. (F, S)

BUSAD 302  Ethics in Business  3(3-0)  

Examination of issues addressing ethical, legal, social and environmental responsibilities of businesses toward government, customers, employees, and the general public. Prerequisite: BUSAD 270. (F, S)

BUSAD 360  Advanced Business Statistics  3(3-0)  

Development of advanced statistical techniques to support business decision-making. Topics include advanced multiple regression analysis, analysis of variance and nonparametric techniques. Prerequisite: BUSAD 265. (F, S)

BUSAD 475  International Business  3(3-0)  

Opportunities and problems of multinational firms including environmental factors and formulation of strategies and policies for all functional areas of business. Prerequisite: FIN 330 and MGMT 301 and MKTG 340. (F, S)

BUSAD 480  Business Consulting  3(3-0)  

Integrating prior studies in business into a realistic approach to assist in solving problems faced by selected firms and organizations in the community. Prerequisite: BUSAD 360 and FIN 330 and MGMT 301 and MGMT 311 and MKTG 340. (*)

BUSAD 490  Special Projects  (1-6 V)  

Special Projects. (*) Repeatable (6).

BUSAD 491  Special Topics  (1-3 V)  

Special Topics. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. (*) Repeatable (6).

BUSAD 493  Senior Seminar  1(1-0)  

Designed to help majors draw connections among the business disciplines. The course provides an in-depth examination of contemporary issues in the business environment. Prerequisite: Senior standing. (F, S)

BUSAD 495  Independent Study  (1-3 V)  

Independent Study. Prerequisite: Senior standing and permission of department chair. (*) Repeatable (6).

BUSAD 498  Internship  (1-6 V)  

Supervised field work in selected business, social and governmental organizations; supplemented by written reports. Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing in the School of Business and permission of internship coordinator. (*) Repeatable (6).

BUSAD 501  Fundamentals of Statistics  3(3-0)  

This class prepares students to solve business problems using statistics and business research methods using statistical estimation, hypothesis testing, and advanced statistical methods. Prerequisite: Admission to MBA. (*)

BUSAD 502  Business Ethics and Environment  3(3-0)  

The impact of continued social, political, economic, technological, and legal pressures upon ethical business issues and managerial decision making. Prerequisite: Admission to MBA or permission of MBA Director. (*)

BUSAD 505  Inferential Statistics and Problem Solving  3(3-0)  

Statistical methods in business, sampling, parameter estimation, hypothesis testing, correlation, multiple regression and chi square tests. Use of problem solving methods. (*)

BUSAD 510  Academic Writing for MBA Students  1(1-0)  

This course is designed to help prepare students for the rigors of academic writing at the graduate and professional levels. (F)

BUSAD 545  Advanced Quantitative Analysis for Business  3(3-0)  

This class prepares students to solve business problems using advanced quantitative methods and business modeling techniques. Prerequisite: Admission to MBA. (*)

BUSAD 575  International Business  3(3-0)  

The objective of this course is to familiarize students with the dynamics and complexity of managing business across the globe. Prerequisite: Admission to MBA or permission of MBA Director. (*)

BUSAD 580  Business Research Methodology  3(3-0)  

Fundamentals of qualitative and quantitative research design including development of hypothesis and assessment techniques in preparation for undertaking research projects. Prerequisite: Admission to MBA or permission of MBA Director. (*)

BUSAD 591  Special Topics  3(3-0)  

Special Topics. Prerequisite: Admission to MBA or permission of MBA Director. (*) Repeatable (6).

BUSAD 592  Research  (1-6 V)  

The student will work under the close supervision of a graduate faculty member in basic or applied research resulting in a thesis or report of high academic quality. (*)

BUSAD 595  Independent Study  (1-3 V)  

Individual study of a subject determined by the instructor and student with permission of the director. Prerequisite: Admission to MBA or permission of MBA Director. (*) Repeatable (6).