UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Courses

BUS 104. Introduction to Business (3)

For non-Business majors only. Designed to provide an introduction to the American enterprise system, its economic foundation and basic concepts of business organization and the nature of business activity. (Available for General Education, E Lifelong Learning.)

BUS 296BHA-Z. Business Honors Selected Topics (1-1-1-1-1-1)

Prerequisite: Admission to the Business Honors Program. This course consists of individual seminars that vary in content and approach. Seminars may be interdisciplinary, spotlight cutting-edge ideas, or focus on specific business related disciplines. The goal of each seminar is to develop excellent communication skills, to participate in in-depth critical reasoning and problem solving approaches, and …

BUS 302. The Gateway Experience (3)

Prerequisites: ACCT 220, ACCT 230; BLAW 280; ECON 160, ECON 161; ENGL 205; IS 212; MATH 103; MATH 140 or SOM 120. (Lower division business core courses). To be taken by all business majors prior to, or concurrently with, the student’s first upper division business core courses. Team-taught course integrating concepts from the lower division …

BUS 302L. The Gateway Experience Laboratory (1)

Prerequisites: Junior standing; Completion of all lower division business core courses. To be taken by all business majors prior to, or concurrently with, the student’s first upper division business core courses. This laboratory class is designed to certify and solidify a student’s knowledge of lower division business core course concepts. The laboratory includes instruction, practice …

BUS 489BH. Systems Thinking for Organizations (3)

Prerequisites: BUS 302 and BUS 302L for business majors. Must be in the Business Honors Program. Recommended Preparatory: MGT 360 or MGT 360BH. This course introduces students to system thinking for organizations to understand how we see, identify, interpret, and respond to the complexities organizations regularly face. The aim is to prepare students with a …

BUS 491CS. Small Business Consulting (3)

Prerequisites: BUS 302 and BUS 302L; Instructor consent; Normally a minimum 3.0 GPA overall and in business courses. For senior-level Business majors only. Perform situation analyses and develop business/marketing recommendations for actual clients. Mandatory client meetings several times within the semester. Present final recommendations to both the instructor and client. Offers a community service opportunity with activities …

BUS 497A. Capstone: Strategic Management (3)

Prerequisites: BUS 302 and BUS 302L; FIN 303; MGT 360; MKT 304; Graduating senior standing. Integrates previous coursework and introduces concepts and approaches for analyzing, formulating and implementing business interdependencies between the functional areas within organizations, and examining how these are impacted by external factors.

BUS 497B. Capstone: Small Business Planning and Growth (3)

Prerequisites: BUS 302 and BUS 302L; FIN 303; MGT 360; MKT 304; Senior standing. Seminar integrating a broad range of business disciplines, requiring students to apply them to actual problems facing local small businesses. Course reviews and integrates functional areas of business as they relate to small business problems. Examines business strategy for effective small …

BUS 498. Honors Mentorship (3)

Prerequisites: BUS 302 and BUS 302L; Junior standing; Admission to the Business Honors Program. Provides business honors students with the opportunity to work on a project within the University or a community organization. The range of possibilities is wide. Students may assist faculty members with research or teaching, tutoring or developing an original project. All …