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BUS 101US FIRST YEAR SEMINAR

BUS 201   MANAGERIAL COMMUNICATION

BUS 211   BUSINESS SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS

BUS 221   PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I (OFFERED AS ACTG 201)

BUS 222   MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING  (OFFERED AS ACTG 202)

BUS 301   MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION

BUS 302   CAREER PERSPECTIVES

BUS 311   INFORMATION SYSTEMS

BUS 331   OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

BUS 341   PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING

BUS 351   FINANCE

BUS 361   INTRODUCTION TO LAW

BUS 474  BUSINESS SENIOR SEMINAR

BUS 101US FIRST YEAR SEMINAR
F 3 cr. SEM 3
-- Introduction to business concepts, careers, and the culture of professionalism. This freshman seminar introduces students to the principal areas of business including accounting, finance, management, and marketing, while emphasizing ethics, written and oral communication, teamwork, and critical thinking skills.

BUS 201 MANAGERIAL COMMUNICATION
F,S,Su 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: Completion of University Seminar and Writing University Core Requirement.
-- Strategies for written, oral, visual, and nonverbal communications in business organizations.

BUS 211 BUSINESS SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS
F,S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: Placement exam or CAPP 120.
-- Focuses on best business practices with word-processing, presentation, spreadsheet, and database software. Emphasis on producing and evaluating effective and efficient information designs with applications in finance, accounting, marketing, and management.

BUS 301 MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION
F,S,Su 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing and ECNS 202.
-- Design and control of organizations: work groups, individual behavior, interpersonal relations, communication, leadership, organizational structure, decision making, planning, control, staffing, motivation, and international issues.

BUS 302 CAREER PERSPECTIVES
F,S,Su 1 cr. LEC 1
PREREQUISITE: BUS 201. This course is limited to College of Business students.
-- This highly interactive course helps students manage their career planning for business-related fields with an emphasis on pro-active career exploration and planning. Topics include self-assessment, researching career information, understanding the job search process, interviewing skills, and professionalism.

BUS 311 INFORMATION SYSTEMS
F,S,Su 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, BUS 211, and ACTG 201.
-- A survey of the uses of information in organizational management, with emphasis on strategic systems and systems to support managerial decision making. Students apply concepts in practical application projects using currently available software.

BUS 331 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
F,S,Su 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing and BUS 211.
-- Introduction to the topics and methods of production and operations management. Emphasis is given to critical thinking, business analyses and computer modeling. Application areas include accounting, finance, marketing, and management.

BUS 341 PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING
F,S,Su 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing and ECNS 202.
-- Marketing management decision-making in the product, price, promotion, and distribution areas. The behavioral, legal, ethical, competitive, technological, and economic environments as they affect decisions in the domestic and international organization.

BUS 351 FINANCE
F,S,Su 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing and ECNS 204; and M 170 or STAT 216; and ACTG 201 or ACTG 220.
-- Study of the principles of finance with emphasis on the application and integration of financial concepts in decision making.

BUS 361 INTRODUCTION TO LAW
F,S,Su 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing.
-- American legal institutions, constitutional law, federalism, and roles and processes of the branches of government. Concentration on aspects of contract law and Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code. Survey of law of torts, employment, agency, and business organizations.

BUS 474 BUSINESS SENIOR SEMINAR
F,S,Su 4 cr. LEC 1 SEM 3
PREREQUISITE: Senior standing, Formal admission to the College of Business, and completion of BUS 301, BUS 302, BUS 311, BUS 331, BUS 341, BUS 351, and BUS 361. This course is taken the last or next-to-last semester prior to graduation.
-- Senior capstone course. Policy, strategy, and ethics will be addressed in this integrative senior capstone courses.

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