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Course Equivalency Tool (Montana University System Common Course Changes)

BGEN
Business: General


BGEN 105   INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 

BGEN 194US SEMINAR 

BGEN 204   BUSINESS FUNDAMENTALS

BGEN 242D  INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

BGEN 245D  CULTURAL DIMENSIONS OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS 

BGEN 302   CAREER PERSPECTIVES

BGEN 361   PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS LAW

BGEN 468   CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN BUSINESS ETHICS

BGEN 472   LEGAL AND SOCIAL FRAMEWORK OF BUSINESS REGULATION

BGEN 499   BUSINESS SENIOR SEMINAR


Course Equivalency Tool (Montana University System Common Course Changes)

BGEN 105 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS
On Demand 3 cr. LEC 2 RCT 1
-- Management principles as they apply to first-line supervision and to the function of leadership and motivation in any organization. This course may not substitute for any required business course.

BGEN 194US 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.

BGEN 204 BUSINESS FUNDAMENTALS
F,S 3 cr. LEC 3
-- Explores the application of business principles and functions including forms of business ownership, management and leadership, marketing, finance, accounting, economics, and social responsibility. Intended for students transferring into the College of Business and non-majors interested in business.

BGEN 242D INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
F,S 3 cr. RCT 3
-- Introduces topics of globalization: differences in political economies, culture, legal systems, and ethical standards; international trade laws; issues in foreign direct investment trade alliances; global economic, financial, marketing, and human resource challenges; and organizational and strategic issues for international business.

BGEN 245D CULTURAL DIMENSIONS OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
On Demand 3 cr. RCT 3
-- The course will help students recognize the importance cultural differences play in conducting international business transactions. They will analyze the nature and impact of some common problems resulting from not understanding how to deal appropriately with cultural differences.

BGEN 302 CAREER PERSPECTIVES
F,S,Su 1 cr. LEC 1
PREREQUISITE: BMGT 205. 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.

BGEN 361 PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS 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.

BGEN 468 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN BUSINESS ETHICS
On Demand 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: Senior standing or permission of the instructor. For business majors: Formal admission to the College of Business.
-- The relationship between business and society in the social, ethical and natural environment. A focus on issues of business responsibility and ethics with emphasis on practical business problems of leadership and accountability.

BGEN 472 LEGAL AND SOCIAL FRAMEWORK OF BUSINESS REGULATION
On Demand 3 cr. LEC 3.
PREREQUISITE: BGEN 361 or consent of instructor. For business majors: Formal admission to the College of Business.
-- Study of legal and social basis for government regulation of business. Topics include environmental regulation, employment and labor law, securities regulation, antitrust, and international trade. Students research and make class presentation on regulatory issues.

BGEN 499 SEMINAR
F,S,Su 4 cr. LEC 1 SEM 3
PREREQUISITE: Senior standing, Formal admission to the College of Business, and completion of BMGT 335, BMIS 311, BMGT 341, BMKT 325, BFIN 322, and BGEN 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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