>>> GENERAL COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
BUA 230 MATHEMATICS FOR BUSINESS 3 SEM. HRS.
Course includes a study of mathematical procedures including percentages, computing inventory, interests, taxes, discounts, mark-ups, installments, and other related computational topics in Business. Prerequisite: MATH 131.
BUA 330 BUSINESS LAW 3 SEM. HRS.
The classification of law, contracts, and negotiable instruments, interest in personal property, surety ship, and law of organizing a business are topics to be discussed. Emphasis will also be placed on the basic foundations of law as relates to business, the origin of the law, structure of the court systems, and criminal and civil procedures. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of instructor.
BUA 331 BUSINESS CALCULUS 3 SEM. HRS.
Application of basic concepts of calculus, such as equations, graphs, functions, slope, limits, marginal, maximum, minimum critical analysis and ration of change applications are emphasized. Prerequisite: BUAD 230.
BUA 432 BUSINESS FINANCE 3 SEM. HRS.
This course deals with policies and practices required to plan and control the direction and uses of a firm's funds. Emphasis is placed on formulation, implementation, and modification of corporate financial policies. Prerequisite:
BACC 232 and BECO 231 or BECO 232.
BUA 433 BUSINESS POLICY 3 SEM. HRS.
Capstone course that employs the management functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling tactical and strategic management issues in analyzing and solving real world business problems through case study. Prerequisite: Student must be a graduating senior or within one semester of graduation.
BUA 233 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION 3 SEM. HRS.
This course teaches the principles, procedures, and practices of clear communication in a multi-cultural society and their relationship to sound management. Resume writing and job interviews are also emphasized. Computer applications of all documents will be required.
BUA 334 RESEARCH WRITING 3 SEM. HRS.
This course teaches the principles, procedures, and practices needed for writing an effective research paper in business. The APA writing style is emphasized along with correct procedures for collecting primary and secondary data. The course is designed to develop an understanding of all the required elements needed to complete the senior project. Prerequisites: BUAD 233
BUA 434 BUSINESS ETHICS AND SOCIETY 3 SEM. HRS.
A study of corporate ethics and social responsibility in both domestic and global settings. Ethical and moral considerations of corporate conduct and social responsibility are explored. The course also discusses the external
environment of the firm and how it impacts on business decision-making and operation. Prerequisites: BMGT 330
or permission from instructor.
BUA 460 INTERNSHIP IN BUSINESS 6 SEM. HRS.
Internship is an application of full-time on-the-job training in the student's major or minor area of study. The student
is placed in a position by the Internship Office. When the student is recommended for Internship by his/her advisor,
the student completes an application from the Internship Office and gets the signature of his/her academic advisor.
Prerequisite: All 200 level business courses.
>>> ACCOUNTING COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
BAC 230 GENERAL ACCOUNTING 3 SEM. HRS.
A course focusing on (1) understanding of basic financial accounting terminology, (2) providing an overview of the
financial accounting process, and (3) developing sufficient grounding in financial accounting to be able to understand and analyze basic financial statements. Business majors may not take this course for credit.
BAC 231/232 PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I & II 6 SEM. HRS.
The functions of accounting in a business-oriented society and concepts on which accounting rests are emphasized.
Accounting principles and procedures for proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations, and the preparation of
financial statements are covered.
BAC 331/332 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I & II 6 SEM. HRS.
Focuses on conceptual framework of financial reporting, including such areas as objectives, elements, qualitative
characteristics, recognition, measurement, and methods of presentation and principles underlying financial statements, current assets, current liabilities, investments, tangible assets, and analysis of financial statements.Prerequisite: BACC 232 or by permission of the instructor.
BAC 333 ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS 3 SEM. HRS.
This course integrates a set of interrelated subsystems that work together to collect, process, store, transform and distribute information for planning, decision-making, and control. Topics to be covered include documentation of system, database management tools and strategies, and information systems controls. Prerequisite: BACC232, BCIS
230 and BCIS 331.
BAC 430 MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING 3 SEM. HRS.
Decision making process through accounting information planning; control, make-or-buy decisions; inventory planning; incremental analysis; models and present-value analysis. Prerequisite: BACC 232.
BAC 431 COST ACCOUNTING 3 SEM. HRS.
Cost determination and analysis; study of measurement and accumulation of direct and indirect, product, and period
costs. Job-order costs; process costs; by-products and joint products; cost-volume-profit relationships; and the application of overhead. Prerequisite: BACC 232.
BAC 433 TAX ACCOUNTING 3 SEM. HRS.
Federal and State income taxes for individual returns; withholding taxes; classification of business and non-business
expenses; capital gains and losses; partnership; and corporate returns. Prerequisite: BACC 232.
BAC 434 AUDITING 3 SEM. HRS.
General standards and procedures for a contemporary audit; working papers and report; financial, operational, and,
compliance applications of audit will be addressed. Complete computerized audit case studies will be emphasized.
Prerequisite: BACC 332.
>>> ECONOMICS COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
BEC 230 GENERAL ECONOMICS 3 SEM. HRS.
A course exposing non-business students to selected subjects in introductory Micro and Macro Economics. It includes selected topics of intermediate Micro and Macro theory applicable to organizations and collective systems. Business majors may not take this course for credit.
BEC 231 PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS 3 SEM. HRS.
The role of the price system in determining the production of goods and services and distribution of income are discussed. Consideration is also given to fundamental principles connected with demand and supply problems, costs, production, distribution and consumption.
BEC 232 PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS 3 SEM. HRS.
This is an introductory macroeconomics course covering the aggregate economic performance of the United States. This includes resources of the economy, national income, employment, fiscal and monetary policies, and economic growth.
BEC 335 BUSINESS STATISTICS 3 SEM. HRS.
Methods of gathering, tabulating, classifying and analyzing data, and presenting it in graphic form are discussed. Central tendencies, variability's and basic probabilities are studied. Prerequisite: BUAD 230
BEC 333 GLOBAL BUSINESS ISSUES 3 SEM. HRS.
A survey of the theories and issues influencing globalization of markets and production and their consequences in the global economy. Prerequisites: BECO 231
>>> MANAGEMENT COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
BMG 330 ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY & BEHAVIOR 3 SEM. HRS.
Covers management theory and practice and how they impact on organizations. Individual and group behavior within organizations are examined as well as the functions of management such as planning, organizing, leading and controlling. Prerequisites: BECO 231 and BECO 232 or permission from instructor.
BMG 333 SMALL BUSINESS MGMT & ENTREPRENURESHIP 3 SEM. HRS.
Study of the characteristics of entrepreneurship and the skills necessary for the successful operation of a small business. Prerequisite: BMGT 330 or permission from instructor.
BMG 331 RISK MANAGEMENT 3 SEM. HRS.
This course acquaints students with the basic principles of Insurance and Risk Management as they relate to Life, Health and Accident, and Property and Casualty Insurance for businesses and individuals. The course also examines forms of retirement planning.
BMG 334 MONEY & BANKING MANAGEMENT 3 SEM. HRS.
A study of the operation of the money and banking system in the United States which stresses Federal Reserve control of the money supply and credit conditions to combat inflation and unemployment. Prerequisites: BECO 231& 232.
BMG 335 WORKFORCE DIVERSITY MGMT 3 SEM. HRS.
The course introduces student to the complexities of managing workforce diversity. Topics to be covered include multiculturalism, resistance to diversity, diversity training, leadership styles and motivational techniques for a diverse workforce.
BMG 430 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 3 SEM. HRS.
A study of managerial policy, techniques and methods which influence organization of work, selection, hiring, placing, and training and supervising workers; also, safety and compliance with equal employment and other issues related to the work environment. Prerequisite: All 300 level business courses or permission from instructor.
BMG 431 RETAIL MANAGEMENT 3 SEM. HRS.
This senior level course requires students to analyze the management of retail operations, their environments, personnel, buying functions, merchandising, expense control, and customer services. Prerequisites: All 300 level business courses or permission from instructor.
BMG 432 PRODUCTION/OPERATIONS MGMT 3 SEM. HRS.
This course identifies and explores decisions critical to effective production and operations management. Strategic management decisions will include production design, process selection, facility location, facility layout, procurement and tactical decisions. Prerequisites: BUAD 230, BECO 335 or permission of instructor.
BMG 435 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MGMT 3 SEM. HRS.
This is an interdisciplinary course that is designed to prepare students for the realities of an interdependent global economy by helping them to understand global economic, political and social developments and their impact on the
conduct of international business. Prerequisite: BECO 333
BMG 438 MGMT OF LABOR-MGMT RELATIONS 3 SEM. HRS.
This is a study of the development of organized labor in the United States, the theory and practice of collective bargaining and public policy toward labor. Prerequisite: BMGT 330.
>>> COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
BCI 211 INTRODUCTION TO ONLINE LEARNING 1 SEM. HR.
This is an online class designed to help students understand how to navigate throughout an online learning environment. Students will become familiar with the online learning format used in the Division of Business and learn to function in an online learning team. Each student taking this course should have access to a computer with internet services, and receive the required password needed to log onto Blackboard.
BCI 230 BASIC COMPUTER CONCEPTS 3 SEM. HRS.
This course is designed to provide students a basic understanding of computing concepts. It is therefore an introduction to computers, programming, and applications, with emphasis on business applications.
BCI 331 INFORMATION SYSTEMS I 3 SEM. HRS.
This course is designed to help students become competent in the management of information in business organizations. Use of application software (Spreadsheet) to make rational decisions in business settings will be an important component of this course. Students will be able to create a simple home page. Prerequisite: BCIS 230 or permission of instructor.
BCI 332 INFORMATION SYSTEMS II 3 SEM. HRS.
This course is designed to help students become competent in the management of information in business organizations. A study of data structures, file procession, database and database management systems within organizations will be emphasized. Use of application software (Database) to make rational decisions in business settings will be an important component of this course. Prerequisite: BCIS 331.
BCI 333 COMMUNICATION NETWORK (CMSC 438) 3 SEM. HRS.
Introduction to communication network; design principals of network, physical layer, data link layer; local area network; network layers; transport session and presentation. BCIS 332 or permission of instructor.
BCI 334 C LANGUAGE (CMSC 236) 3 SEM. HRS.
Identifiers; operations and expressions; input/output statements; control statements; while, do while, for, if else, switch, break and continue statements; functions arrays and pointers; structure and unions. Prerequisite: BCIS 331.
BCI 431 DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS (CMSC 435) 3 SEM. HRS.
This is the designing and management of database systems with an emphasis on search and matching techniques to create reports and queries using SQL. Prerequisite: BCIS 333 or permission of instructor.
BCI 433 WEB DESIGNING 3 SEM. HRS.
This course covers several aspects of World Wide Web programming, including HTML 4, Perl/CGI. It will cover specifics such as the syntax of each programming tool and the procedures to build your own site of web pages, as well as advanced programming concept such as the characteristics of object-oriented programming. Most importantly, the focus will be on business applications. Prerequisite: BCIS 331.
>>> MARKETING COURSE DESCRIIPTONS
BMT 230 PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING 3 SEM. HRS.
This course is designed to analyze interacting business activities related to planning, pricing, promoting, and distributing of goods and services to current and potential customers.