General Business

Courses

BUSN 101 - Foundations of Business I

Level: UG Credits: 4.00

Introduces the fundamental structures and functions of business organizations and the opportunities for career advancement within such organizations. Develops relevant business skills for professional success, emphasizing teams, communication, and real-world examples.

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Not repeatable for credit

Can enroll if classification is Freshman or Sophomore .

3 years 31 weeks ago

BUSN 102 - Foundations of Business II

Level: UG Credits: 4.00

Exposes students to the external environments (local, national, and international) within which business organizations operate. Continues to build on important managerial and communication issues.

BUSN 101 [Min Grade: D]

Not repeatable for credit

Can enroll if classification is Freshman or Sophomore .

3 years 31 weeks ago

BUSN 103 - Advanced First Year Business Seminar

Level: UG Credits: 2.00

Continues to address topics and professional development introduced in the Foundations of Business I and II courses. Further develops students; knowledge and skills in a variety of areas, which may include effective boardroom presentations, individual financial strategy, leadership issues, corporate communication, career management and decision making. May be repeated once for credit.

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Can be repeated 2 times for 4 credits

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3 years 31 weeks ago

BUSN 111 - Foundations for Business

Level: UG Credits: 4.00

Provides an integrated foundation for future business courses. Orients transfer and evening students to the main disciplines and functions of business, in both the internal and external environments; enables hands-on analysis of information and decision-making in a competitive arena; and provides an opportunity to develop teamwork and to enhance communication, presentation, and other management skills.

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Not repeatable for credit

Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman or Sophomore

3 years 31 weeks ago

BUSN 112 - Career Management Business Residency

Level: UG Credits: 4.00

Provides students with a practical framework for career planning through the use of career assessments, interactive exercises, and personal reflections. Students will investigate viable career paths, analyze internal and external motivators, and enhance their communication, leadership, and presentation skills through an online simulation, electronic portfolio, and employer site visit. This is a writing intensive course.

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Not repeatable for credit

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3 years 31 weeks ago

BUSN 211 - Peer Mentoring & Leadership Practicum

Level: UG Credits: 2.0

This course is designed to highlight and develop mentoring and leadership skills required to guide and assist incoming freshmen in their transition to college. Students will develop critical thinking as it relates to leadership and the integration of those skills. The course is experiential in nature as students will immediately look to apply knowledge gained within the course.

UNIV 101 [Min Grade: B]

Not repeatable for credit

Can enroll if classification is Sophomore.

3 years 31 weeks ago

BUSN 260 - Introduction to Business Analytics

Level: Credits: 4.0

This course introduces mathematical models that can be used to improve decision- making within an organization. Topics will include analytical tools such as optimization, simulation, and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) for problem solving and decision support in all areas of business, including supply chain networks, operations, finance, economics, and marketing. Students will make extensive use of Excel and several spreadsheet based add-ins to solve real business problems, improve business processes, and help make important business decisions.

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Not repeatable for credit

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1 year 33 weeks ago

BUSN 430 - Mentoring & Leadership Development Practicum

Level: UG Credits: 2.0

The role of the Peer Mentor is one of a role-model, tutor and trusted colleague. This course is designed to teach mentoring skills required by Teaching Assistants in BUSN 101 and for early career managers.

FIN 301 [Min Grade: B] and ACCT 115 [Min Grade: B] and ACCT 116 [Min Grade: B]

Not repeatable for credit

Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

3 years 31 weeks ago

BUSN 431 - Mentoring & Leadership Development Practicum

Level: UG Credits: 2.0

The role of the peer mentor is one of a role model, tutor and trusted colleague. This course is designed to teach mentoring skills required by Teaching Assistants in BUSN 102 and for early career managers.

FIN 301 [Min Grade: B] and ACCT 115 [Min Grade: B] and ACCT 116 [Min Grade: B]

Not repeatable for credit

Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

3 years 31 weeks ago

BUSN 432 - Leadership & Mentoring Practicum

Level: UG Credits: 4.0

The role of the TA is one of a role-model, tutor and trusted colleague. This course is designed to guide and assist upperclassmen as they support BUSN 101/102 students in their initial journey into business as well as provide leadership insights and experiences that highlight theses secondary leadership roles.

FIN 301 [Min Grade: B] and ACCT 115 [Min Grade: B] and ACCT 116 [Min Grade: B]

Not repeatable for credit

Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

3 years 31 weeks ago

BUSN 460 - Business Analytics Senior Project

Level: UG Credits: 4.0

The senior project serves as a capstone for business analytics majors. The course provides an opportunity for students to develop a project that draws on their skills in the areas of data management, mathematical modeling, and statistical analysis to support data driven decision-making processes. Student often choose a project in the area of their second major (marketing, finance, etc.) and thus the project provides deeper insight into organizational decision-making in a functional area of business.

OPR 320 [Min Grade: C-] and MIS 343 [Min Grade: C-] and MIS 349 [Min Grade: C-] and (STAT 331 [Min Grade: C-] or STAT 335 [Min Grade: C-] or ECON 350 [Min Grade: C-]) and (OPR 330 [Min Grade: C-] or MKTG 366 [Min Grade: C-] or ECON 301 [Min Grade: C-])

Not repeatable for credit

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2 years 35 weeks ago

BUSN 501 - Measuring & Maximizing Financial Performance

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

This course is an introduction to the concepts of financial accounting and financial management. The content of this course includes preparation and analysis of financial statements. Also covered are the time value of money, risk and return, and corporate financing choices.

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Not repeatable for credit

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3 years 31 weeks ago

BUSN 502 - Essentials of Economics

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

Topics in macroeconomics and microeconomics, including market equilibrium, monetary and fiscal policy, profit maximization, and market future.

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Not repeatable for credit

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3 years 31 weeks ago

BUSN 615 - Graduate Internship

Level: GR Credits: 0.5-3.0

Graduate-level internships provide an opportunity for practical application of theories learned in the classroom. Students typically spend three months employed at a business that is linked to their academic interests. Full-time employment is up to 40 hours/week while part-time employment is up to 20 hours/week. Variable credits based on duration of internship.

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Can be repeated 3 times for 6 credits

Can enroll if program is MBA or MS.

3 years 31 weeks ago

BUSN 651 - Healthcare Business Practice I: Foundations

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

This is an introductory course in the business aspects of the delivery of health services and pharmaceutical/life sciences. This course will offer an overview of the healtcare marketplace and focus on the unique features of this industry. It is a multi-disciplinary survey course that will establish a foundation to develop the skills necessary for a successful business career in the healthcare, pharmaceutical, and life sciences industry.

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Not repeatable for credit

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3 years 31 weeks ago

BUSN 652 - Healthcare Business Practice II

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

This is a continuation in the business aspects of the delivery of health services and pharmaceutical/life sciences. This course is designed to develop more specialized knowledge and skill necessary for a successful business career in the healthcare, pharmeceutical, and life sciences industry.

BUSN 651 [Min Grade: C]

Not repeatable for credit

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3 years 31 weeks ago

BUSN 653 - Healthcare Business Practice III: Capstone

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

This is the third course in the LeBow Healthcare concentration focusing on the business aspects of the delivery of health services and pharmaceutical/life sciences. This course is designed to finalize students' prepartations for a successful business career in the healthcare, pharmaceutical, and life sciences industry by focusing on specialized knowledge areas and by providing an intensive experiential learning experience that will integrate students' knowledge of the business of healthcare.

BUSN 651 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 652 [Min Grade: C]

Not repeatable for credit

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3 years 31 weeks ago

BUSN 710 - Business Analytics Capstone Project

Level: GR Credits: 3.0

The course serves as a capstone for the MS business analytics program. The course provides an opportunity for students to develop a project that draws on their skills in the areas of data management, modeling, and statistical analysis to support data driven decision-making processes. The capstone project also serves to further students skills in terms of developing business insights from quantitative analysis and knowledge of functional areas of business and/or specific industries. Whenever possible, projects will be based on a real business problem faced by organizations in the business community.

MIS 612 [Min Grade: C] and OPR 601 [Min Grade: C] and OPR 620 [Min Grade: C] and STAT 610 [Min Grade: C] and STAT 630 [Min Grade: C] and STAT 642 [Min Grade: C] and MIS 630 [Min Grade: C] and MIS 632 [Min Grade: C]

Not repeatable for credit

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2 years 31 weeks ago

BUSN 715 - Business Consulting Projects

Level: GR Credits: 3.0

This course is designed to give students an opportunity to work on a live project with a company in the region. The purpose of BCPs is to tackle real business issues, providing data and analysis in a concentrated timeframe. The student teams, with the support of advisors and faculty, will focus their energy on helping clients achieve new insights to business challenges.

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Can be repeated 2 times for 6 credits

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3 years 31 weeks ago

BUSN 998 - Dissertation Research Business

Level: GR Credits: 1.0-12.0

Dissertation Research Business.

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Can be repeated 9 times for 120 credits

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1 year 12 weeks ago