Course descriptions are listed alphabetically by subject prefix.  Each course description begins with a three letter subject prefix followed by a three – digit course number and the course title. The number on the right of each course description gives the semester credit hours for that course. If a course includes laboratory or other special activities, that information is contained in the course description.  Prerequisites are also listed.  A prerequisite is a course, experience, or other required preparation that must be completed before the student is permitted to enroll in the course.

Subject Prefix and Course Number
Course Name
Semester Credit Hours
Course Description
Cross Listed Course
Prerequisite
BUA 101Computer Applications in Business3A survey of business-application software with emphasis on the personal computer. The student learns word
processing, electronic spreadsheets, data management,
business graphics, and Internet concepts.
Not Applicable Not Applicable
BUA 102Leadership and Development I1Corequisite: should be taken concurrently with BUA 101. This course provides an in depth overview of the field of business administration and an orientation to the School of Business and the University. Students learn essential skills for success in their career of choice within the profession of
business. Department majors should complete this course in their freshman year. [Course taken in lieu of UNV 101/102.]
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
BUA 202Leadership and Development II1This course provides an in-depth overview of the field of business administration and an orientation to the School of Business. Students learn essential skills for success in their
career of choice within the profession of business. Department majors should complete this course in their sophomore year.
Not ApplicableBUA 102 or consent of instructor
BUA 204Business Communication 3Application of communication theory to business writings and oral presentations.Not ApplicableBUA 101, BUA 102 and ENG 102, all with
grades of "C" or better.
BUA 320Business Statistics3This course focuses on numerical data analysis and interpretation. Topics include: measures of central tendency, probability, Test of Hypothesis, Regression,
Correlation, ANOVA, Sample Survey and how these concepts are applied in business and related areas.
Not ApplicableMAT 115, ACC 201, BUA 204 and ECO
201, all with grades of C or better, or approval of the instructor
BUA 321Legal Environment3A study of the American legal system; basic legal rules relating to torts, crimes, and contracts; and the regulatory environment in which businesses operate.
Attention is given to ethical considerations affecting business and law.
Not ApplicableACC 201, BUA 204 and ECO 201 all with grades of "C" or better
BUA 322Business Law3A study of the law relating to sales, negotiable instruments, real and personal property, agency, partnerships, and corporations. Attention is given to ethical considerations affecting business and law.Not ApplicableBUA 320
BUA 370Global Business Issues3A study of the
international business arena, including environmental forces (economic, cultural, technological, political, legal, physical) and their implications for developing effective business strategies.
Not ApplicableMGT 301, MKT 301
BUA 380Leadership and Business Ethics3This course explores ethical issues that arise in the context of doing business and leading organizations. Specifically, this course helps students explore how leaders deal with the many dilemmas they face when making business and organizational decisions and apply moral reasoning to specific situations.Not ApplicableMGT 301, MKT 301, ACC 202
BUA 402Senior Seminar1This is the final course in the 3-part seminar series required for all undergraduate business students. In this course students will finalize their electronic professional portfolio and
review business topics and principles on a comprehensive and integrative basis to prepare graduating seniors for a capstone assessment. The course also administers a
standardized assessment.
Not ApplicableSenior standing, Corequisite MGT 490.
BUA 480Business Internship3Off-campus on-the-job employment related to the discipline of business management.Not Applicablejunior or senior classification and consent of chairperson.
BUA 499Independent Study in Business Administration
3Research and in-depth study of a particular business administration concept or problem under the guidance of a faculty member.Not ApplicableSenior classification and consent of chairperson.
BUA 500 Survey of Economics and Finance3A survey of principles of economics and finance for graduate students. The course covers fundamental principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics as well as fundamental concepts of corporate finance including
financial analysis and planning, working capital management, and capital budgeting. This course does not count toward the 30 hours required for the MBA degree.
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
BUA 501 Survey of Management and Marketing
3A survey of management and marketing principles for graduate students. Emphasis is given to the theories of organizational structure, behavior and communication. The course also covers marketing fundamentals with a focus on
product, price, promotion, and distribution within the context of business decision-making. This course does not count toward the 30 hours required for the MBA degree.
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
BUA 797Residence Credit for
Thesis/Professional Project
0Graduate students who have already earned the maximum credit allowed for program thesis or project courses may be
registered for this course. This course establishes graduate candidacy status for purposes of access to university resources. (The School of Business does not currently offer a thesis track.)
Not ApplicableGraduate student status; completion of the program thesis or project course; approval of advisor.
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