BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION FOUNDATION COURSES
Accounting for Business Operations |
Introduces operating activities of business. Emphasis on using income statements to plan and evaluate the operations of a for-profit entity.
Focuses on inflationary consequences of monetary and fiscal policies designed to eliminate poverty and unemployment, significance of money and government deficits on attainment of goals of high employment and economic growth in a non-inflationary environment and role of the dollar in international trade.
Study of the role of prices in allocating and developing scarce resources to meet the needs and demands of consumers, the impact of the profit motive on business size and efficiency, the economic power of large-scale business firms, the interplay of private and public choice through price controls, business regulation and taxation.
Business Statistics |
Focuses on basic methods of research design and analysis of data including descriptive and inferential statistics. Topics include mean, median, mode, frequency distribution, range standard, deviation, probabilities of sampling selection, Z-value, T-value, regression and correlation, hypothesis testing, analysis of variance and Chi-square analysis.
Business Ethics |
Introduces development of personal and group norms required for work places. Topics include moral reasoning in business, employee rights and responsibilities of corporations.
Take one of the following three courses:
College Algebra |
College Algebra emphasizes problem solving techniques using algebraic concepts. The focus of the course is directed toward exploring how algebra is used in the social and physical sciences. Topics covered include fundamental concepts of algebra, equations, and inequalities, functions and graphs, systems of linear equations, exponential and logarithmic equations, composition and inverse functions.
Discrete Mathematics |
Offers an intuitive exposure to mathematical concepts useful in a wide variety of disciplines. The course focuses on concepts associated with propositional logic. Prerequisite: Score of 16 on math placement exam non-math track or Score of 7 on math placement exam math track or MAT 10443 Intermediate Algebra.
Business Mathematics |
Focuses on basic mathematics skills, business mathematics applications and problem solving strategies. Concepts include properties of real numbers, fundamental operations of rational numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, numerical and graphical descriptions of data, basic probability and logical thinking.
REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES
Financing and Investing Activities |
Extension of Accounting for Business Operations. Planning and evaluation of business operations and acquiring, disposing and financing assets of entity. Time value of money introduced. Emphasis on interpretation and use of the balance sheet and statement of cash flows. Prerequisite: Accounting for Business Operations.
Foundations of Finance |
Examines financing of an organization from the administrative viewpoint. Consideration of internal financial management as well as external financing and capital structures. Prerequisites: Accounting for Business Operations.
Introduction to the fundamental topics in informatics including a basic understanding of information theory. Topics include human-computer interaction, ownership of information and information sources, information representation, information life cycle, and the transformation of data to information.
Production Operations Management |
Introduction to the theory and practice of production management as a functional area in the strategic management of operations and manufacturing in domestic and international companies. Examines problems encountered in planning, operating, and controlling production of goods and services. Other topics include the two major areas of production and operations management, operation system design, and operation and control of systems.
Discusses process for managing organizations including planning, organizing, leading, and evaluating. Examines administrative role in organizations and concepts relevant to its function and historical development of administrative thought.
Business Law |
Introduces American legal system as it relates to business. Includes contracts, commercial paper, sales,
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agency, and property.
Principles of Marketing |
Analysis of consumer behavior and configuration of target markets. Emphasis on of organization activities designed to satisfy target market planning, pricing, promotion, and distribution of the product or service.
Human Resource Administration |
Focuses on process and management of the personnel function including task specialization, selection and placement, development and training, collective bargaining, appraisal and compensation.
Project Management |
Provides theory and application in project planning, implementation, control and completion. Includes network planning, project evaluation and review techniques (PERT), critical path methods (CPM), management by objectives, management by exception, cost analysis and resource allocation/leveling.
Strategies and Policies |
Capstone course that guides student to the integration of functional areas of a business firm and analysis of mission and objectives, external environment, and internal strengths and limitations of an organization. Includes formulation of strategies.