BUS 110 – Integrated Bus Experience I 3 sem. hrs.
BUS 308 – Global Integrated Marketing Communications 3 sem. hrs.
This course introduces students to the global aspects of management and marketing, in both the classroom and experiential learning environments. The relationship between management and marketing is addressed, focusing on how both disciplines are part of a larger system that is responsible for the sustainability of an organization.
BUS 111 – Integrative Bus Experience II 3 sem. hrs.
This course builds upon the student's understanding of marketing and communication concepts. Emphasis is placed on analysis and integration of communication tools and promotion mix techniques for business to business and business to consumer applications, all within a global business environment. Prerequisite BCPII Status: BUS 233 for minor and AA.
BUS 309 – DV: Multicultural Consumer Behavior 3 sem. hrs.
This course introduces students to the global aspects of accounting and finance, in both the classroom and experiential learning environments. The relationship between accounting and finance will be addressed, focusing on how both disciplines are part of a larger system that is responsible for the sustainability of an organization.
BUS 112 – Bus Ethics in Global Environment 3 sem. hrs.
This course introduces students to the psychological, sociological demographic, and economic influences, which affect buying behavior, both domestically and globally. Students learn why and how to apply consumer behavior theories and concepts, while integrating them with the larger contexts of marketing and other business disciplines in order to develop successful marketing strategies. BUS 233 for minor and AA. Prerequisite: BUS 233 or BCPII Status.
BUS 311 – Marketing Research 3 sem. hrs.
This course addresses the general principles and standards of ethics and Judeo-Christian values applied to businesses and not-for-profit organizations in a global environment. Case study analyses are used to develop critical thinking skills and personal reflections on challenging issues.
BUS 113 – Communication in Multicultural Environ 3 sem. hrs.
This course introduces the students to the major areas of quantitative and qualitative market research, including focus groups, survey development, experimental and field research design, practice and problem definition, questionnaire design and collection, data analysis, interpretation and presentation of survey findings. BUS 309 and BUS 364 for major, minor and AA. Prerequisites: BCPII Status, BUS 110 for minor and AA.
BUS 318 – DV: Human Resources Found in Global Organizations 3 sem. hrs.
This course helps students communicate effectively in the multicultural business environment, providing emphasis on written and oral communication forms in business, professional communication behaviors, presentation skills, resume development, interview skills, and peer evaluations. Prerequisite: ENG 102 or Placement.
BUS 319 – Managerial Negotiations in Global Environments 3 sem. hrs.
This course deals with the study of the principles, practices, and problems of the human resource management. This course's emphasis is on planning, organizing and controlling the organization's human participants with the goal of realizing human potential. Traditional tools of HR management are supplemented with contemporary ideas. The human resource issues concerned with the formal structure design and informal culture are examined with attention to motivation, development, performance and appraisal, communication, decision making and conflict resolution. Cases of actual practice are discussed and a project is required. (Formerly BUS 403). Prerequisite: BCPII Status, BUS 110 for minor and AA.
MATH 155 – Elementary Functions I 3 sem. hrs.
This class explores the process and dynamics of the numerous negotiations and conflict resolution efforts occurring continuously within organizations. It reviews the major concepts and theories of the psychology of bargaining and negotiations and handling of group conflicts. The course utilizes cases and simulation exercises. Prerequisite: BCPII Status or BUS 318, BUS 318 for minor and AA.
BUS 230 – Financial/Managerial Accounting 3 sem. hrs.
(Formerly MATH 105-106) Algebraic foundations, functions and graphs, polynomial functions, rational functions, exponential functions, logarithms and logarithmic functions, complex numbers, basic trigonometry, trigonometric identities, trigonometric equations, trigonometric functions, inverse trigonometric functions are covered in this course.
Prerequisite: two years of high school algebra and one year of high school geometry.
BUS 371 – Intermediate Accounting I 3 sem. hrs.
This course builds on financial accounting concepts, providing emphasis on cash, accounts receivable, inventories, and fixed assets. The class also introduces the student to managerial accounting. Prerequisite: BUS 111.
BUS 372 – Intermediate Accounting II 3 sem. hrs.
This course is a study of the advanced theory and problems in financial accounting. The income statement and items on the balance sheet will be studied. The specific topics include cash, accounts receivable, inventory and long-term assets. Prerequisite: BCPII Status with a grade of C or better in BUS 230.
BUS 373 – Managerial Accounting 3 sem. hrs.
This course is a continuation of BUS 371, Intermediate Accounting I. It is the study of the advanced theory and problems on the balance sheet. The specific topics covered include investments, short-term liabilities, bonds, leases and deferred taxes. Prerequisite: BCPII Status with a grade of C or better in BUS 371.
BUS 416 – Marketing Strategy & Management 3 sem. hrs.
This course includes the study of costing systems-jobs, process, and activity-based, breakeven points, inventory costing systems absorption and variable costing, master budgets, standard costs and variance analysis, and relevant costs and decision-making. Prerequisite: BCPII Status with a grade of C or better in BUS 230.
BUS 417 – Operations Management 3 sem. hrs.
This is an integrative capstone course in marketing that emphasizes strategic marketing decision-making as it relates to firms selling to consumers, business organizations, government agencies, and nonprofit institutions. Topics for the course include an application of marketing research, marketing communications, pricing, distribution, and ethics, within retail, service, and business-to-business environments. Prerequisites: BUS 311 or BCPII Status and BUS 308, BUS 309, BUS 311 and Senior status.
BUS 423 – Federal Tax I, Individual 3 sem. hrs.
This course is an overview of the managerial process by which goods and services are supplied, produced, and distributed by organizations. The emphasis is on decision-making models used in the management of production, service, and logistics systems. Prerequisite: BCPII Status or BUS 320.
BUS 424 – Federal Tax II, Corporate & Partner 3 sem. hrs.
This course is the study of the federal tax law as it applies to the individual. Topics include income and exclusion, deductions, losses, credits, and property transactions. Prerequisite: BUS 212 with a grade of C or better or BCPII Status and BUS 372 with a grade of C or better, BUS 372 for AA.
BUS 430 – Social Media 3 sem. hrs.
This course studies the federal tax law as it applies to corporations, partnerships and estates. It emphasizes the preparation of corporate, partnership and estate tax returns, the formation of corporations, earnings, and profit calculations and gift tax. Prerequisite: BUS 423 with a C or better.
BUS 361 – Project Management/Global Systems 3 sem. hrs.
This course introduces students at the undergraduate level to the social media marketing industry, its operations, context, and technology. Topics include online social networks, consumer-generated advertising and reviews, blogs, e-mail, viral marketing, and international implications. Prerequisites: For major, BCPII Status; for minor or AA, BUS 233.
BUS 434 – Auditing 3 sem. hrs.
This course is designed to introduce the basic principles and technology-based solutions that support the planning, scheduling, controlling, resource allocation, and performance measurement activities required for successful completion of a project within a global business environment. Prerequisite: BCPII Status, BUS 110 for minor and AA.
BUS 442 – Branding and Brand Mgmt 3 sem. hrs.
The purpose of this course is to integrate auditing concepts, professional standards and rules of conduct into practical aspects in a logical manner to assist students in understanding audit decisions and evidence accumulation. Prerequisites: BUS 212 with a grade of C or better, or BCPII Status and BUS 372 with a grade of C or better.
BUS 448 – Sustainable Change Through Organizational Change/Development 3 sem. hrs.
This course introduces students to the concepts and strategies important to creating and managing strong brands, a key factor in generating customer loyalty and ultimately strong organizational performance. Students will explore how branding applies across the key points of advertising, public relations, social media, corporate responsibility, employee interaction and new product development. , odd years. Prerequisite: BCPII Status and BUS 309.
BUS 470 – Advanced Accounting I 3 sem. hrs.
This course provides students with an advanced perspective on the effective planning and implementation of sustainable change and organizational development efforts in organizations. Students will critically evaluate ideas, insights, strategies and methods from a systems-oriented perspective. Prerequisites: BUS 318 or BCPII Status and BUS 360; BUS 318 for AA.
BUS 471 – Advanced Accounting II 3 sem. hrs.
This course is a study of advanced financial accounting issues. The course emphasizes information on business combinations and consolidated financial statements as well as accounting for partnerships. Prerequisites: BCPII Status and BUS 372 with a grade of C or better.
PSYC 240 – Industrial/Organizational Psychology 3 sem. hrs.
This course is a continuation of BUS 470, Advanced Accounting I. It emphasizes advanced topics in accounting, including accounting for not-for-profits, government accounting, and foreign currency financial statements. Prerequisite: BUS 470 with a grade of C or better.
Large corporate and governmental organizations dramatically influence all aspects of the American life – our occupations, schools, politics, and social values. Using an interdisciplinary approach, we will examine these influences and where they might lead in future decades. This course will also provide an introduction to Industrial/Organizational psychology, the branch of psychology which studies how organizations work and develop techniques to help them function more effectively. PSYC 120 Recommended.