School of Business Courses

  • BUS 103 Introduction to Business (3)

    An overview of business and economics for the non-major and a first-step for all business majors. The course both defines and applies the fundamental principles of economics, management, marketing, management information systems (MIS), accounting and finance, including personal finance.

    Prerequisites: none

  • BUS 114 Personal Finance (3)

    An introductory course designed to expose students to practical means of making decisions on a host of financial dilemmas: banking, budgeting, consumer protection laws, credit, housing, insurance, interest, investments, and retirement.

    Prerequisites: none

  • BUS 120 Business Computer Applications I (3)

    The focus of this course is to provide first and second year students with the computer and information system skills to support computer requirements for the School of Business program and meet essential business career demands. The course will cover an introduction to computers and information system technologies. In addition, the goal of the course is to learn basic skills in the Windows operating system, Internet essentials, and Microsoft Office.

    Prerequisites: none

  • BUS 179 Special Topics (1-3)

    Offered periodically to meet student special interests in the field.

    Prerequisites: none

  • BUS 192 Workshops

    Short courses offered on an intermittent basis to meet the needs of special constituents.

    Prerequisites: none

  • BUS 199 Individual Studies

    Provides opportunity for individual research/study into problems of special interest in the field. By faculty permission and approval of the department chair.

    Prerequisites: none

  • BUS 203B Elementary Shorthand

    Prerequisites: none

  • BUS 207 Introduction to Accounting I (3)

    Course begins with necessary bookkeeping skills for recording simple financial transactions and preparing basic financial statements. Theory behind accounting rules is emphasized so the student can apply knowledge gained to ever changing real-world situations.

    Prerequisites: none

  • BUS 208 Introduction to Accounting II (3)

    Continuation of Bus 207. Covers accounting for capital provided through the partnership and corporate forms of business enterprise. At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able to read and interpret the three principal financial statements: the income statement, balance sheet, and statement of changes in financial position. Topics related to managerial accounting also covered.

    Prerequisites: BUS 207 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 211 Business Law (3)

    Study of the legal principles pertaining to contracts, agency, negotiable instruments, corporations, partnerships, and government regulations. Research of actual cases is required.

    Prerequisites: none

  • BUS 265 Business Communications (3)

    Lab/discussion atmosphere. Focused on improving student skills in reading, writing, and oral presentation. Improving student skills in understanding and communication in an increasingly diverse global environment. Using communication theory, psychology, and business skills to improve student verbal and non-verbal listening skills.

    Prerequisites: none

  • Bus 279 Special Topics

    Offered periodically to meet student special interests in the field.

    Prerequisites: none

  • Bus 292 Workshops

    Short courses offered on an intermittent basis to meet the needs of special constituents.

    Prerequisites: none

  • Bus 299 Individual Studies

    Provides opportunity for individual research/study into problems of special interest in the field. By faculty permission and approval of the School Dean.

    Prerequisites: none

  • Bus 304 Principles of Marketing (3)

    Description and analysis of marketing mix variables (Price, Place, Product, Promotion). Study of the various institutions involved in marketing. Emphasis on the methods available to marketers for building long term relationships with customers. The importance of a customer perspective is stressed.

    Prerequisite: Bus 103, Econ 256, or permission of instructor

  • BUS 305 Intermediate Accounting I (4)

    Study of assets and liabilities with particular emphasis on problems of measurement and the resultant effect on income and on problems of financial statement presentation. Exploration of authoritative literature in the field is a significant element. Term paper required.

    Prerequisite: Bus 207 and Bus 208

  • BUS 306 Intermediate Accounting II (4)

    Study of assets and liabilities with particular emphasis on problems of measurement and the resultant effect on income and on problems of financial statement presentation. Exploration of authoritative literature in the field is a significant element. Term paper required.

    Prerequisite: Bus 305

  • BUS 307 Managerial Cost Accounting I (3)

    Principles and methods of recording and interpreting cost data. Major emphasis on developing accounting information for planning, control, and decision making.

    Prerequisite: Bus 208

  • BUS 308 Managerial Cost Accounting II (3)

    Principles and methods of recording and interpreting cost data. Major emphasis on developing accounting information for planning, control, and decision making.

    Prerequisite: Bus 307

  • BUS 309 Secretarial Procedures (4)

    Topics include records management, machine transcription, word processing, office simulations, reprographics, mailing, stenograph, and supervised work experience.

    Prerequisite: None

  • BUS 313 Methods of Teaching Business Education (3)

    Topics include high school business curriculum, high school business student organizations, distributive education, cooperative office education, vocational certification, business textbook catalogs, equipment, and classroom techniques using learning styles and multimedia methods. Students must take this course concurrently with courses in the senior block in education prior to the student teaching semester. These courses include: ED 416, ED 426, ED 429, ED 436, and ED 436L. A background check must be completed through the Department of Teacher Education Program before they can enroll for this course.

    Prerequisite: Bus 120 Minimum Grade: C or T
    BUS 207 Minimum Grade: C or T

    BUS 208 Minimum Grade: C or T

    BUS 265 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 315 Sales and Sales Management(3)

    This course is designed to introduce students to management techniques as they relate specifically to the marketing and sales areas. Topics covered include: the selling process, compensation systems, motivation and leadership, time and territory management, sales forecasting, quotas and evaluating the sales force.

    Prerequisite: Bus 304 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 318 Business Statistics (3)

    Provides a basic understanding of the fundamental principles with emphasis on the application of statistical techniques to the analysis and solution of real business problems.

    Prerequisite: Math 104 or above with Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 320 Business Computer Applications II (3)

    The focus of this course is to explore application software on a comprehensive level to gain expertise to support decision- making and manage information. Study includes intermediate Word and Excel applications; intermediate to advanced PowerPoint; intermediate Access, integration of Office applications, an introduction to HTML and building web pages.

    Prerequisite: Bus 120 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 323 Computerized Accounting (1)

    Designed to develop student's basic and applied understanding of accounting information systems. Emphasis placed on obtaining hands-on experience with a computer and familiarity with a number of accounting software programs.

    Prerequisite: Bus 207 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 324 Data Communications and Networking (3)

    Network+Guide to Networks, Fourth Edition is designed to prepare users for CompTIA's newly-revised 2005 Network+ certification exam and will also offer mapping features to the exam objectives. Within this course there is current coverage of networking hardware and software along with the skills necessary to succeed in the dynamic field of networking. Students will acquire thorough explanations of networking fundamentals such as protocols, network design and implementation, and troubleshooting and support.

    Prerequisite: None

  • BUS 330 Linux Shell Script Programming (3)

    This course will empower students to be successful system and network administrators using Linux. Students will have the ability to read and write shell script programs as well as many other essential skills needed for any Linux system administrator. Using numerous examples and case studies, students will master shell script programming for Linux.

    Prerequisite: None

  • BUS 335 Consumer Behavior (3)

    Study of consumer behavior as it relates to the marketing functions. Emphasis on the models of consumer behavior and their applications to practical marketing problems.

    Prerequisite: Bus 304 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 340 HTML Concepts/Fundamentals (3)

    This course is intended as an introductory course on creating Web pages. The objectives of this course are: to teach the fundamentals of developing Web pages using HTML; to acquaint students with the XHTML guidelines; to show students how to create web pages suitable for course work, professional purposes, and personal use; to expose students to common Web page formats and functions; to promote curiosity and independent exploration of the World Wide Web resources; to develop an exercise-oriented approach that allows students to learn by example; to encourage independent study and help those who are learning how to create Web pages in a distance education environment.

    Prerequisite: None

  • BUS 345 Advertising (3)

    Discusses the history, purposes, and regulations of the advertising industry. Topics covered include creative principles, media advantages and disadvantages, media planning, regulation of advertising, and coordination with other promotion activities.

    Prerequisite: Bus 304 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 349 Dev Modern Web w/Dreamweaver(3)

    A hands-on, step-by-step approach to Dreamweaver MX 2004, including working with text, inserting graphics, creating links, tables, tracing images, forms, templates, and frames. Web Design techniques will also be examined and incorporated into a final project.

    Prerequisites: BUS 120 Minimum Grade: C
    OR CSCI 100 Minimum Grade: C

  • BUS 350 Database w/Dreamweaver w/Linux (3)

    This course is designed to provide individuals with a complete introduction to database concepts and the relational database model. Topics include QBE, SQL normalization, design methodology, DBMS functions, database administration, and other database management approaches, such as client/server databases, object oriented databases, and data warehouses. At the completion of this course, students should be able to understand a user's database requirements and translate those requirements into a valid database design.

    Prerequisites: BUS 349 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 355 Fundamentals of Income Taxation (4)

    Study of federal income tax on individual and property transactions. Objectives of taxation given major emphasis. The Internal Revenue Code is discussed in addition to the text in order to acquaint the student with the ultimate source of tax law. Income tax return problems and tax cases may be assigned to provide practical application of the tax law.

    Prerequisites: Bus 208 Minimum Grade: C or T
    Econ 255 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 356 Retailing (3)

    Study of marketing and management problems faced in operation of a retail business. Emphasis is given to techniques for solving problems in location, management, and merchandising, especially with the integration of Internet retailing (E-Tailing) as both a competitor and an extension of the store front business.

    Prerequisite: BUS 304 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 360 Governmental and Institutional Accounting (3)

    Study of accounting procedures related to governmental units and nonprofit institutions.

    Prerequisite: Bus 208 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 361 Principles of Management (3)

    Explores theory and practice of managing an organization and its personnel with emphasis on planning, designing, and controlling to meet the needs of modern public or private organizations. Includes emerging trends and international issues.

    Prerequisites: None

  • BUS 362 Human Resource Management (3)

    Analysis of techniques used to organize, motivate, and manage personnel in public or private organizations. Includes case studies and examines current literature and the current legal environment.

    Prerequisite: Bus 361 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 363 Managerial Finance (3)

    Illustrates the ways finance and financial management is utilized in successfully managing a modern business enterprise. Considerable emphasis placed on financial planning and forecasting, management of short- and long-term assets, and the firm's capital structure and cost of capital.

    Prerequisites: Bus 208 Minimum Grade: C or T
    and ECON 255 Minimum Grade: C or T

    and ECON 256 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 365 Small Business Management (3)

    Practical analyses of problems faced by a small business with emphasis on techniques of starting, financing, and managing for successful operation. Business plan required.

    Prerequisites: Bus 207 Minimum Grade: C or T
    and BUS 208 Minimum Grade: C or T

    and BUS 304 Minimum Grade: C or T

    and BUS 361 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 370 Understand/Troubleshoot PC (3)

    Gain a basic understanding of how personal computers work. Topics include hardware, how hardware and software work together, understanding the motherboard, the CPU, and troubleshooting basics, managing memory, understanding, installing, and troubleshooting disk drives, supporting input, output, and multimedia devices, supporting printers, installing and using Windows XP Professional, managing and supporting Windows XP, connecting PC's to networks and the internet, purchasing or building a personal computer, and maintenance and troubleshooting fundamentals.

    Prerequisite: None

  • BUS 371 Secretarial Computer Practicum (3)

    Advanced training in computerized word processing, electronic filing, and other software application. Continuous development of skill and proficiency.

    Prerequisite: None

  • BUS 373 Investment Analysis (3)

    The course is a study of personal investment planning, traditional and alternative investment vehicles, investment media, investment strategy, and portfolio analysis. The student will become familiar with both money market and capital investment markets as well as strategies for assessing returns and risks of various security instruments.

    Prerequisites: Bus 208 Minimum Grade: C or T
    and BUS 363 Minimum Grade: C or T

    and ECON 255 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 379 Special Topics (1-3)

    Offered periodically to meet student special interests in the field.

    Prerequisite: None

  • BUS 379 Current Topics in Management (3)

    Surveys current management issues in a competitive and rapidly changing business environment that more than ever is: challenged by global opportunities and threats; concerned with families and quality of life; confronted by legal and ethical dilemmas; concerned with technology; consumer oriented to provide high quality goods and services at low prices.

  • BUS 381 Business Internship I

    The internships are planned, meaningful work experiences that are academic in nature. Supervision consists of a site supervisor who is a qualified professional in the business or organization where the internship is arranged and a faculty sponsor who is a full-time professor in the School of Business, usually from the student's major. The site supervisor evaluates the work performed by the student on the job. The faculty sponsor is responsible for maintenance of academic quality and assigns the course grade.(30 contact hours=1 credit hour)Variable 1-3 hours.

    Prerequisite: Junior standing and approval of the Dean.

  • BUS 383 International Financial Management (3)

    Provides students with the fundamentals of the international financial environment and international financial markets. The emphasis will be on managerial perspectives such as export and import, financial techniques, exchange rate risk management, and issues arising in the financing of foreign affiliates.

    Prerequisite: BUS 363: Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 385 Sports Marketing (3)

    Illustrates the dynamic, progressive and influential nature of sports marketing. Explores the sports marketing concept as a consumer-driven, integrated, goal-oriented philosophy for a team, event, organization, or athlete. Topics covered include: athletic endorsements, team sports, event sponsorships and alternative sports.

    Prerequisite: BUS 304 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 386 Principles of Real Estate (3)

    Broad analysis of real estate investment principles, including appraisal, management, finance and tax considerations. Partially satisfies requirement to sit for State Licensing exam.

    Prerequisite: BUS 211 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 387 Colorado Real Estate Principles (3)

    Provide an in-depth understanding of Colorado peculiar real estate law including State approved contracts in the listing and sale of property, and to complete the students preparation to sit for the Colorado Real Estate License exam. Additionally, to provide the student with an overall understanding of real property ownership as it applies to real life situations that almost all students will encounter after graduation.

    Prerequisite: BUS 386 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 388 Real Estate Closing/ Prac Apps (3)

    This course consists of two parts. Part one contains an introduction to real estate closing and prorations, and explains the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA). Part two covers practical applications and attempts to educate the student on the material which will be covered on the state License Exam and walks the student through the process of closing and what documents will be encountered and their explanations.

    Prerequisite: BUS 386 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • Bus 392 Workshops

    Short courses offered on an intermittent basis to meet the needs of special constituents.

    Prerequisite: None

  • Bus 399 Individual Studies

    Provides opportunity for individual research/study into problems of special interest in the field. By faculty permission and approval of the School Dean.

    Prerequisite: None

  • Bus 401 Organizational Behavior (3)

    Participants in the course will explore the theory of human relations in organizations. The emphasis will be on the application of behavioral science knowledge to contemporary organizational issues, which may include individual and group dynamics, motivation, leadership, organizational structure, morale, power, labor management behavior, organizational change and development.

    Prerequisite: BUS 361 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 404 Advanced Business Statistics (3)

    Involves in-depth study of analysis of variance and takes up topics of correlation, multiple regression, and statistical designs as they relate to business problems.

    Prerequisite: BUS 318 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 405 Advanced Accounting (4)

    Bus 405 Involves preparation and study of the need for consolidated financial statements. Additionally, it examines accounting problems associated with partnerships and foreign currency transactions.

    Prerequisite: BUS 306 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 407 Auditing I (3)

    Study of ethical standards, auditing standards, audit procedures, and evolution of internal control to learn how financial statements are examined and audit reports prepared.

    Prerequisite: BUS 305 Minimum Grade: C or T
    BUS 306 Minimum Grade: C or T

    BUS 318 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 408 Auditing II (3)

    Course content includes application of auditing concepts and theory covered in Auditing I. Students will apply auditing concepts and techniques to the performance of an audit. Topics covered include completing working papers and audit programs, answering review notes, and preparing audit reports.

    Prerequisite: BUS 407 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 410 Office Management (3)

    Analysis of principles, problems, and methods of scientific office management. Study of management information systems.

    Prerequisite: BUS 370 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 411 Information and Records Management (3)

    Furnishes guidelines for the establishment, implementation, and maintenance of manual and computerized records control programs in all types of organizations from small, individually-owned businesses to large corporations, as well as governmental units at the local, state, regional, and national levels.

    Prerequisite: BUS 120 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 414 Commercial Banking (3)

    Explores function and role of commercial banks, including operation, loan policies, security instruments, and socioeconomic impact.

    Prerequisite: BUS 207 Minimum Grade: C or T
    BUS 211 Minimum Grade: C or T

    ECON 255 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 416 Business Financial Problems (3)

    General examination of financial problems faced by business firms with the purpose of developing integrated theories of financial policy at the firm level. Case studies used extensively.

    Prerequisite: BUS 363 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 418 Advanced Management Seminar (3)

    Senior status required. Use of case studies and readings in current management literature to analyze the process of making decisions and setting policies for modern organizations.

    Prerequisite: BUS 361 Minimum Grade: C or T
    BUS 362 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 419 Current Topics in Management

    Survey current management issues in a competitive and rapidly changing business environment that more than ever is: challenged by global opportunities and threats; concerned with families and quality of work life; confronted by legal and ethical dilemmas; connected by technology; consumer oriented to provide high quality goods and services at low prices.

    Prerequisite: None

  • BUS 425 Systems Analysis (3)

    This course provides an introduction to System Analysis and Design. Topics include analyzing the business case, requirements modeling, data and process modeling, and development strategies. Students also learn about output and user interface design, data design, system architecture and implementation, and system operation, support and security.

    Prerequisite: BUS 320 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 430 Production & Operations Management (3)

    Application of managerial decision making techniques. Covers forecasting, inventory management, linear programming, facility layout and the Transportation model, process selection and capacity planning, design of work systems, location planning, quality control, scheduling, and project management. Available computer package utilized to solve related problems.

    Prerequisite: BUS 318 Minimum Grade: C or T
    MATH 104 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 441 International Marketing (3)

    An advanced course in marketing covering the adaptations needed when marketing outside national boundaries. Includes discussions of cultures; product and marketing modifications necessary in a variety of situations; and study of various world regions and their consumption, terrain, demographics and geographies as they influence marketing practices.

    Prerequisite: BUS 304 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 448 Direct Marketing (3)

    Focuses on relationship marketing, interactive of consumer data, Internet marketing (E-commence), media advertising, catalogs, mailing lists, telemarketing, and the use of direct marketing techniques to replace or enhance the traditional marketing methods of retail and direct sales.

    Prerequisite: BUS 304 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 450 Services Marketing (3)

    The economy of the U.S., as well as much of the world economy is dominated by services. Service organizations require a distinctive approach to marketing strategy -- both in development and execution. This distinctive approach requires expansion of ideas from other marketing courses to make them specifically applicable to services marketing.

    Prerequisite: BUS 304 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 454 Market Research and Information (3)

    Study of the theory and methods used in marketing research to address marketing problems. Includes the completion of a research project where students learn by performing a research project from problem formulation to writing a research report. Also prepares the student for evaluating research preformed by others.

    Prerequisite: BUS 304 Minimum Grade: C or T
    BUS 318 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 455 Advanced Income Taxation (4)

    Concentrates on the federal income tax consequences of the formation, normal operation and the dissolution of corporations, partnerships, and fiduciaries. Other taxation problems of special interest may be covered.

    Prerequisite: BUS 355 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 460 Marketing Management (3)

    Capstone course in marketing. Study of the problems faced by marketing managers as they make decisions and develop policies.

    Prerequisite: BUS 354 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 465 Using UNIX/LINUX (3)

    Guide to UNIX. Using Linux is a practical, hands-on course that teaches the fundamentals of the UNIX operating system concepts architecture and administration. These concepts are taught using Linux, a free, PC-compatible UNIX clone that is an ideal teaching tool for many basic and advanced UNIX commands. The power, stability, and flexibility of UNIX has contributed to it’s popularity in mission-critical business and networking applications. Specific topic coverage includes: the essence of UNIX; exploring the UNIX file system and file security; UNIX editors; UNIX file processing; advanced file processing; introduction to shell script programming; exploring UNIX utilities; Perl and CGI programming; developing UNIX applications in C and C++; and the X Window System.

    Prerequisite: None

  • BUS 466 Business Ethics (3)

    Explores and puts into perspective the ethical role of business and its practices in current and future society. Emphasis the need to examine the world or work from an ethical viewpoint.

    Prerequisite: None

  • BUS 471 Intermediate Accounting III (4)

    Study of assets and liabilities with particular emphasis on problems of measurement and the resultant effect on income and on problems of financial statement presentation. Exploration of authoritative literature in the field is a significant element.

    Prerequisite: BUS 306 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 472 CPA Review (3)

    Review of accounting theory, practice, and auditing for individuals preparing to sit for the CPA examination.

    Prerequisite: BUS 306 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 479 Special Topics

    Offered periodically to meet student special interests in the field.

    Prerequisite: None

  • BUS 480 Business Policy (3)

    Designed to help students understand planning activities, determination of alternatives, policy formulation, execution of plans, and development of corporate company strategy as currently used by business enterprises. Involves extensive case study.

    Prerequisite: BUS 207 Minimum Grade: C or T
    BUS 208 Minimum Grade: C or T

    BUS 304 Minimum Grade: C or T
    BUS 361 Minimum Grade: C or T

    BUS 363 Minimum Grade: C or T
    ECON 255 Minimum Grade: C or T

  • BUS 481 Business Internship II

    Prerequisite: Senior standing and approval of the Department chair required. The internships are planned, meaningful work experiences that are academic in nature. Supervision consists of a site supervisor who is a qualified professional in the business or organization where the internship is arranged and a faculty sponsor who is a full-time professor in the School of Business, usually from the student's major. The site supervisor evaluates the work performed by the student on the job. The faculty sponsor is responsible for maintenance of academic quality and assigns the course grade.(30 contact hours=1 credit hour)Variable 1-3 hours.

    Prerequisite: None

  • BUS 491 Business Consulting (3)

    Under close supervision of faculty members, student provides comprehensive assistance to business for problem solving or developing alternative course of action. Particular area of emphasis chosen to maximize professional growth of student and application of acquired knowledge.

    Prerequisite: None

  • BUS 493 Business Internship-Secretarial Procedures (3)

    Under close supervision of faculty members, each student is involved in professional secretarial office work. Particular area of emphasis chosen to maximize professional growth and application of acquired knowledge.

    Prerequisite: None

  • BUS 499 Individual Studies

    Provides opportunity for individual research/study into problems of special interest in the field. By faculty permission and approval of the School Dean.

    Prerequisite: None

  • Bus 507 Issues in Accounting (2) Prerequisite: Bus 207 and 208 or equivalent

    Focuses on three areas: the basic theory of accounting related to financial statements; analysis techniques that might be utilized in the more difficult areas of accounting; and a variety of exam approaches that match the student's learning style.

  • Bus 508 Issues in Data Processing (2)

    Data is a vital resource that must be managed and maintained. Information systems require an extensive commitment of manpower and monetary resources and can yield substantial payoffs in terms of increased productivity for the individual business firm and the economy in general. Will explore the current state of this technology and incorporate extensive hands-on exercises on commercial-grade business applications software on networked PCs.

  • Bus 509 Issues in Office Environment (2) Prerequisite: Bus 370

    Workshop to update the learning activities taking place in clerical and administrative assistance classes. Computer related competencies will be developed in the areas of document distribution, records management, and office management. The administrative assistant areas of coordinating activities and information processing will also be covered.

  • Bus 510 Issues in Management (2)

    Topics covered include the functions of management, options for legal organization, business law, basic economic theory, business ethics, computer software applications, leadership styles, motivational concepts, and an overview of career opportunities in management. A paper will be required on a topic of interest to the student in relation to the management field.

  • Bus 511 Issues in Marketing (2) Prerequisite: Bus 304

    An update of learning activities taking place in marketing. Topics will include the target market, current issues in advertising and consumer behavior, and issues in market research.

  • Bus 579 Special Topics

    Offered periodically to meet student special interests in the field.

  • Bus 592 Workshops

    Short courses offered on an intermittent basis to meet the needs of special constituents.

  • Bus 599 Individual Studies

    Provides opportunity for individual research/study into problems of special interest in the field. By faculty permission and approval of the School Dean.

  • Econ 201 Economics and Today's Society (3)

    A core curriculum course developing student understanding of how the economic behavior of individuals, families, businesses, and government reflects their drive to meet their needs and satisfy their wants in a world of economic and environmental scarcity. Course will help explain the causes and solutions to issues such as energy scarcity , unemployment, inflation, pollution, poverty, health, discrimination, and other important issues.

  • Econ 255, 256 Principles of Economics I & II (3 each)

    Detailed macro/micro approach to the workings of the market system with actual applications to problems of energy, unemployment, inflation, pollution, poverty, health, discrimination, and other important issues.

  • Econ 425 Economic Policy (3) Prerequisites: Econ 255, 256, Math 104

    Study of the structure and functions of the U.S. economic system and the use of monetary, fiscal, and other policies to stabilize the economy. Considerable emphasis placed on forecasting economic conditions and the timing of, as well as the complex interplay of policy and economic forces.

  • Econ 433 Managerial Economics (3) Prerequisites: Econ 255, 256, and Math 104. Bus 318 recommended.

    Application and integration of microeconomic theory and the tools of decision science to managerial decision-making. Particular emphasis placed on estimating demand and cost functions as well as the effects of time and uncertainty.

  • Econ 474 Seminar in Current Economic Issues (3) Prerequisite: Econ 255, 256, junior or senior status and permission of instructor

    Analysis in seminar format of a broad range of vital economic issues affecting American society.