Business Administration (BUS)

College of Business Administration

Business Administration Minor

(All colleges, excluding the College of Business Administration) - 3436 credits - CS 101 or 120; ECO 110, 120; ACC 221, 222; MGT 205; MTH 175 (or 207), MTH 145 (or equivalent); MGT 308; MKT 309; FIN 355. Completion of six of the lower level courses is prerequisite for enrollment in upper level courses. Grades of "C" or better are required in ECO 110, 120; ACC 221, 222; MGT 205.

BUS 230 Cr. 3 Business and Economics Research and Communication

The study of the scientific method as used in business and economics research, beginning with the identification of the problem and culminating in the final report. Analysis of the reliability and validity of data, effectiveness of presentation, and a critical study of the validity of conclusions. Prerequisites: Completion of the College of Business Administration English requirements, CS 101 or CS 103 and 104; MTH 145.

BUS 240 Cr. 3 Introduction to International Business

The course serves as an introduction to the field of international business and relates it to both the functional areas of business and to the basic disciplines which define the international environment. Within this frame of reference, the course focuses on the problems and opportunities which arise when firms conduct business abroad.

BUS 400 Cr. 1 Foreign Study Tour

This course and accompanying tour will give students an opportunity to gain an in-depth knowledge of a foreign city and/or region. The class will prepare students for international travel in general, and for the experience of visiting selected cities/areas. The specific cities/areas to be visited may vary by semester and by professor. Students are encouraged to meet with prospective professors/leaders early so that the students' interests will best be served. To be taken concurrently with INS 226. Prerequisite: MGT 308, FIN 355, MKT 309, and permission of instructor. Notes: 1) class is open only to those students participating in the class tour which will generally be for two weeks and commence at the end of the regular semester; 2) students who enroll in the class/tour will be asked to make a nonrefundable deposit prior to the beginning of the semester.