Business - Course Descriptions - PS
Descriptions for courses
BUS 1123 Business Communication
Development of professional communication skills, both written and oral, in business. Includes mechanics, techniques, and psychological principles of effective business communications with emphasis on contemporary communication technologies. Offered in online format. Prerequisite: EGL 1013.
BUS 2113 Financial Spreadsheet Applications
Practice in using spreadsheets for accounting and financial applications. Emphasizes creating schedules, financial modeling, generating macros, and producing reports. Offered in online format. Prerequisite: ATG 2173 or ATG 1163.
BUS 2153 Financial Mathematics
A study of mathematical tools and models used for time-value of money calculations. Topics include simple interest, compound interest, annuities, debt extinction, and bond pricing. Offered in online format. Prerequisite: MTH 1113 or consent of instructor.
BUS 2193 Business Statistics
A study of statistical theory as it applies in business settings. Topics include probability, distributions, descriptive statistics, estimation, hypothesis testing, regression and correlation, non-parametric methods, ANOVA, and statistical quality control. Offered in online format. Prerequisite: Prerequisite: MTH 1113 or consent of instructor.
BUS 3153 Applied Business Ethics
An integrated set of activities designed to raise student awareness of real-life business moral dilemmas while gaining practical experience in the implementation and operation of business ethics programs and departments. Students write business cases, draft corporate codes of conduct, and study cases and laws related to corporate governance. Students interact with business ethics professionals and The Soderquist Center for Leadership and Ethics. Offered in online format.
BUS 4143 Business Law
Basic legal principles that govern modern business transactions. Topics include contracts, real and personal property, agencies, employment, business formation, and Uniform Commercial Code. Offered in online format.
BUS 4173 Business Finance
Study of decision-making techniques involving working capital management, capital budgeting, long-term financing, and dividend policy. Offered in online format. Prerequisites: ATG 2183, BUS 2153, and ECN 2123.
BUS 4293 Organizational Behavior
The study of individual and group processes in work situations. Topics include historical development, the human relations movement, individual behavior, learning, motivation, decision making, group behavior, and organizational development. Offered in online format.
BUS 4993 Strategic Management
An integrative study of business strategy and policy involving the creation and presentation of a formal business plan. Offered in online format. This is a capstone course and must be taken during the final 12 hours of the student's major field course work.