BUSA 3115. Quantitative Analysis for Business Decisions I (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ACCT 2102, BUSA 2106, ECON 2105, ECON 2106, ENGL 1102, MATH 1111, and MISM 2115 with a C or better in each. This course focuses on quantitative applications in a business setting. Topics will include: business calculus, introductory statistics, probability distributions, hypothesis testing, correlation and regression analysis (with computer applications).
BUSA 3116. Quantitative Analysis for Business Decisions II (3-0-3) Prerequisite: BUSA 3115. This course is a continuation of BUSA 3115 (Quantitative Analysis for Business Decisions I). It covers probability distributions, decision analysis, utility and game theory, forecasting, linear programming and its applications, transportation and assignment models, project scheduling and queuing theory models.
BUSA 3135. International Business (3-0-3) Prerequisites: ECON 2105 and Junior Standing. This course explores the basic concepts and critical issues involved in business operations in the international sector. It examines the impact of trade among nations evaluating the effect of the international environment on product offerings, production decisions, marketing, and financial management.
BUSA 4000. Business Professional Exit Requirement (0-0-0) Prerequisite: Senior Standing in the College of Business. Co-requisite: BUSA 4185. This is a zero credit hour course that is taken in the last semester prior to graduation. It is designed to prepare business students for graduation. (S/U Grading)
BUSA 4185. Strategic Management (3-0-3) Prerequisites: Senior standing in the College of Business and successful completion of all other Area G business courses. This is a capstone course which integrates the major fields in business. It focuses on applying the knowledge gained from the Area G business core courses and, therefore, should be taken in the last semester before graduation. (Note: Credit not permitted for both BUSA 4185 and MGMT 4185). A grade of C or better is required in this course.
MISM 3115. Principles of Information Technology Management (3-0-3) Prerequisites: Completion of the lower division business core (Areas A and F) with a grade of "C" or better in each course. This course provides an overview of the strategic role of information systems in business, and emphasizes how competitive strategies for companies are formulated and implemented using a combination of information technologies. Topics include technology infrastructure, electronic commerce, information resource management, social media, ethical issues related to information systems, cybersecurity, and emerging technology trends.
FINC 3105. Managerial Finance (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Completion of the lower division business core (Areas A and F) with a grade of "C" or better in each course. A study of the basic concepts and analytical tools used in the financial decision-making process. Note: This course is for business students only.
MGMT 3115. Principles of Management (3-0-3) Prerequisites: Completion of the lower division business core (Areas A and F) with a grade of "C" or better in each course. This course describes and analyzes the managerial functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. It emphasizes the understanding and application of behavioral science to industrial society. Topics include motivation, leadership, workgroups, and other organizational dynamics.
MKTG 3115. Principles of Marketing (3-0-3) Prerequisites: Completion of the lower division business core (Areas A and F) with a grade of "C" or better in each course. Covers the activities that seek to accomplish organizational and societal objectives by anticipating customer needs and directing a flow of need-satisfying goods and services from producer to customer.