DepartmentNumberTitle / DescriptionCredits
BusinessAC221Principles of Accounting I

Introduces the accounting cycle: analyzing and recording transactions, posting to ledgers, preparation of worksheets and financial statements. Also includes calculations for inventory valuation, depreciation of fixed assets, interest on notes, and payroll issues. Primary emphasis is on merchandising and service organizations. Offered annually.

3
BusinessAC222Principles of Accounting II

A continuation of AC221. Principles related to accounting for partnerships and corporations addressing relevant calculations and the recording of transactions related to long-term liabilities, stocks, bonds, and income taxation. Also includes topics related to accounting for manufacturing organizations. Prerequisite: AC221. Offered annually.

3
BusinessAC331Intermediate Accounting I

Involves the intensive study of financial accounting standards, both in theory and practice, as they relate to the preparation and analysis of financial statements. Accounting problems and their impact on the financial statements are addressed in regard to current assets, fixed assets, intangible assets, liabilities, and other selected topics. Prerequisite: AC222. Offered annually.

3
BusinessAC332Intermediate Accounting II

A continuation of Intermediate Accounting I. Accounting problems and their impact on the financial statements are addressed in regard to liabilities, investments, stockholders’ equity, leases, pensions, tax allocation and other selected topics. Prerequisite: AC331. Offered annually.

3
BusinessAC340Managerial Accounting

Focuses on the information needs of management. The identification, measurement, accumulation, analysis, preparation, interpretation, and communication of information assist all levels of management in fulfilling organization goals. The process of gathering and analyzing this information and presenting it in a format useful to internal management is emphasized in this course. Prerequisite: AC222. Offered annually.

3
BusinessAC360Accounting Information Systems

Develops a framework for the analysis and design of accounting information systems. Based on this framework, the objective is then to show the student how to use accounting information systems that satisfy the transaction processing reporting, decision making, and internal control requirements. Prerequisites: AC222. Offered alternate years.

3
BusinessAC419Federal Tax I

Addresses tax administration; income, deductions, and tax credits; treatment of gains and losses; income taxation of individuals, estate and gift taxation, and trusts. The primary focus of this course is on the fundamental issues related to the income taxation of individuals. Offered alternate years.

3
BusinessAC420Federal Tax II

Examines internal revenue code and treasury regulations with respect to taxation of organizations. Also includes coverage of tax research, planning, and compliance. Prerequisite: AC222. Offered alternate years.

3
BusinessAC445Auditing

Discusses the standards and procedures of auditing accounting information and statements, internal control, verification of balance sheets and operating accounts as well as the professional and ethical responsibilities of the auditor. Prerequisite: AC222. Offered alternate years.

3
BusinessBA110Introduction to Business

Students receive an introductory overview of business activities, such as gaining an appreciation of business organization, the economy, the capitalistic system, the social responsiveness of business, and decision-making. In addition, students will have the opportunity to evaluate many business careers. Offered annually.

3
BusinessBA231Principles of Microeconomics

Provides an introduction to the theoretical and analytical tools of economics, including but not limited to theory of demand, cost, price competition, market structures, and allocation of factors of production. Offered annually.

3
BusinessBA232Principles of Macroeconomics

Provides background for understanding modern economic and business activity. The study of national income and its measurement, determination of price levels, output, employment, money and credit, expenditures, and economic stability, government fiscal and monetary policies are included. May be taken before BA231. Offered annually.

3
BusinessBA252Principles of Marketing

Introduces the field and practices of marketing. Planning, pricing, promotion, and distribution strategies are viewed from economic and social foundations. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or permission of the instructor. Offered annually.

3
BusinessBA288/388/488Business Internship

Varying levels of internship opportunities for sophomores, juniors and seniors. Course number is based on level of responsibility of the internship. Course prefix is based on major (AC, BA, FN, MK, MT). May be repeated for credit. 

Varies
BusinessBA299/399/499Business Seminars

Covers a variety of business topics in a seminar format including such topics as non-profit management, quality management or microfinance. 

3
BusinessBA310Global Business

Provides students with an opportunity to acquire an understanding of how multinational companies can transact business successfully in response to the complex challenges of operating in a global environment. The course emphasizes the diverse economic, cultural, and institutional systems from an international, regional and global perspective, while incorporating the marketing, financial, managerial, and strategic considerations that lead to success. 

3
BusinessBA314Business Ethics

Provides an understanding of ethical problems in business. Examines the conceptual and practical implications of ethics for business conduct. Offered annually.

3
BusinessBA315Management Information Systems

Provides an overview of information systems - planning, organizing, leading, and applying information technology advancements. This course has a managerial perspective that describes how IS supports business goals and functions, defines what information resources are available to the manager, and demonstrates how the manager is involved in the information development process. Offered annually.

3
BusinessBA324Entrepreneurship and Business Plan Development

Focuses on the development of a business plan that identifies a market need, evaluates the financial viability of the venture, and organizes the resources to launch the business. Specific emphasis will be given to sources of funding for entrepreneurial ventures and the appropriate legal forms of a business to accompany chosen financing strategies. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of instructor. Offered alternate years.

3
BusinessBA357Small Business Management

Covers principles and techniques of creating and maintaining a small business enterprise and the role of the entrepreneur. Reviews accounting, personnel, marketing, management, business controls, franchising, and regulations governing small business. Prerequisite: FN312 or permission of instructor. Offered alternate years.

3
BusinessBA411Business Law

Covers law of business regulation, contracts, and legal controls imposed in the business-society relationship. Includes study of basic contract law, Uniform Commercial Code, and appropriate legal concepts as related to business activities. Prerequisite: Senior standing or permission of instructor. Offered alternate years.

3
BusinessBA478Seminar in Leadership

A laboratory experience providing opportunity for self development and synthesis of the major themes explored during prior courses, including social responsibility, ethics, integration of faith with practice, personal development, group process, organization and leadership. Offered annually. Prerequisite: Senior standing or permission of instructor.

3
BusinessFN312Financial Management

Introduces the financing of business enterprise. Financial planning and control, analysis of alternative sources and uses of capital debt and equity, and cost of capital will be explored. Prerequisites: MT212, AC222. Offered annually.

3
BusinessFN336Advanced Managerial Finance

Studies specific financial cases and the need for ethics in finance within a system of well-established laws and industry regulation. Areas covered include cost of capital, capital structure, capital budgeting, dividend policy, financial analysis and forecasting, sales and lending practices, socially responsible investing, insider trading, hostile takeovers, and the ethics of bankruptcy. Prerequisites: FN312. Offered alternate years.

3
BusinessFN341Money and Banking

Examines the monetary and banking system of the United States with emphasis on the Federal Reserve System and monetary policy. Prerequisites: BA231, BA232. Offered alternate years.

3
BusinessFN372Global Finance

This course will cover issues related to both global financial markets and the financial operations of a firm within the global environment. Major topics include the global monetary systems, management of foreign exchange exposure, global financial management, taxation of global income, country risk analysis, global merger and acquisitions and global strategic planning. Prerequisites: FN312, FN341.

3
BusinessFN460Investments

Examines the organization and function of securities markets, valuation of securities, relationship of risk to required rates of return, and portfolio construction. This is achieved by focusing on concepts and strategies applicable to individual investors and by using the tools employed by professional portfolio managers. Prerequisite: FN312. Offered alternate years.

3
BusinessFN471Financial Modeling

Examines the different financial analysis tools used by CEOs and CFOs as they make strategic financial decisions for organizations. Computerized software packages will be used to perform the analysis. Prerequisite: FN312. Offered varying years.

3
BusinessFN493
Cross listed as PS493
Seminar in Personal Financial Management

Introduces managing personal finances. Topics include investing and retirement planning, career planning, money management and budgeting, taxes, consumer credit, and purchasing strategies (home, auto, insurance). Cross-listed as PS493.

3
BusinessIBI331Comparative Economic Systems

A survey of the major economic systems, including the underlying ideological foundations and institutional arrangements. The major theoretical aspects of various types of systems are covered in terms of political economy and their central organizational features. Special attention is given to changes and developments in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. The European Union is covered in depth along with the major Asian economies of China and Japan. Offered only through the International Business Institute.

3
BusinessIBI339Global Marketing

The theory and practice of contemporary global marketing management. The context or environment of international marketing management is covered along with the task of marketing within a variety of national and cultural markets. Major topic areas included in this course are: the global marketing environment; global market research, including market entry and product planning; marketing strategy in a global context. Assigned projects will involve students in global marketing research and analysis as well as case studies. Offered only through the International Business Institute.

3
BusinessIBI350International Trade and Finance

A survey of the analytical and institutional aspects of international trade and finance. The historical and contextual elements are the foundation for the examination of current theoretical and empirical approaches to international economic and financial relations. Major areas of emphasis include international finance, international trade, and regional economic integration. Special attention is also given to the issues of globalization and the problems of economic development. Offered only through the International Business Institute.

3
BusinessIBI390Global Business Strategy

This course is intended to integrate the field experiences and presentations by guest faculty and practitioners in the area of international business management with the reading and academic work including the recent developments and literature in this field. Students will be expected to prepare analytical reports on the various firms and institutions visited on the field seminar. Major topics covered in this course include: the role of the multinational firm in the global economy; international and global business strategy; cultural adaptation and organizational behavior in the global firm. The discussion of ethical values and issues in global management will also be included in this course as well as in the other courses. Offered only through the International Business Institute.

3
BusinessMK320Consumer Behavior

Enables the student to develop an awareness of various aspects of consumer motivation and behavior and provides an understanding of the influences of business and environment and ways that each affect consumer purchase decisions. Prerequisite: MK252. Offered alternate years.

3
BusinessMK330Sales Management

Deals with the totality of the sales process. This includes prospecting, relationship building, treating clients in an ethical and respectful manner, closing the sale, and servicing after the sale. The important area of management of a sales force is also presented. Prerequisite: MK252. Offered alternate years.

3
BusinessMK358Marketing Research

Focuses on research methodology and application of research to solving marketing problems. Prerequisites: MK252, MA118. Offered alternate years.

3
BusinessMK361Integrated Marketing Communications

Analyzes the numerous methods used to communicate with customers. Organizations in private and public sectors understand that the ability to communicate effectively and efficiently with their targeted audiences is critical to the long-term success of the organization. Topics such as public relations, selling, advertising, and promotion will be explored. Students will complete the design and implementation of an integrated communication plan. Prerequisite: MK252. Offered alternate years.

3
BusinessMK450Global Marketing

The importance of thinking globally and understanding the cultural, political, and economic differences that affect consumer behavior and the marketing and distribution of products and services are explored through readings, case studies, and projects. Prerequisites: MK252 or permission of the instructor. Offered alternate years.

3
BusinessMT212Principles of Management

An introduction to the developments and operations of organization, fundamentals of management theory, models of human resource development, and development of management styles and techniques, planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling. Offered annually.

3
BusinessMT311Organizational Behavior

Studies the behavior of individuals and groups in organizational settings. Emphasis is given to topics including personality and individual differences, perception and attribution, attitudes, motivation, job design, performance and rewards, teamwork and group processes, leadership, power and politics, and decision making. Prerequisite: MT212. Offered annually.

3
BusinessMT335Operations Management

Studies issues and activities that relate to the creation of goods and services through the transformation of inputs to outputs. Topics studied include design of goods and services, process strategy, location strategies, layout strategies, project management, managing quality, supply-chain management, inventory management, and production planning. Prerequisite: MA118. Offered alternate years.

3
BusinessMT362Global Management

Focuses on the impact of global operations on the structure and organization. Major discussion topics are the challenges that managers face in establishing global operations, respecting and incorporating a variety of global cultures into the corporate culture, and responding in a competitively effective way in what is an increasingly competitive global arena. Prerequisite: MT212 or permission of the instructor.

3
BusinessMT426Human Resource Management

Studies the applied approach to human resource management and administration. The study will stress policy, current practices, future trends, and legal requirements. Specific activities covered will include recruiting, selection, training, developing, compensating, evaluating, and disciplining. Also emphasized will be changing demographics in the workforce, multiculturalism, ethics in human resource management, and other current issues. Prerequisite: MT311 or permission of the instructor. Offered annually.

3
BusinessMT431Strategic Management

Integrates previous courses through the study of problems in policy formulation and implementation. The case study approach is utilized, as are discussions regarding current topics with emphasis on strategic planning. Prerequisites: BA231, BA232, MK252, MT212, and FN312. Offered annually.

3
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