BUS-330   Principles of Finance 3 credits

Prerequisites: ACC-222, ECO-272, MAT-112, and MAT-123 or MAT-151. MAT-151 is preferred.

An introduction to finance with emphasis on the theories and problems of resource allocation, the cost of capital, capital budgeting, asset valuation, capital structures, financial control.

BUS-332   Financial Institutions 3 credits

Prerequisites: ECO-271, ECO-272, MAT-112 and MAT-123.1 or MAT-151. MAT-151 is preferred. Or permission.

Analysis of financial markets and intermediaries including theory and practice in financial intermediation, the nature and function of money, interest rate theory, money and capital market instruments, monetary theory and policy, and government regulation.

BUS-340   International Business 3 credits

Prerequisites: ACC-221 and ECO-271. Or permission.

An analysis of international business from the viewpoint of entering into multinational business activities, examining cultural, social, economic, and political factors related to transnational operations.

BUS-350   Management Science 3 credits

Prerequisites: ACC-221, BUS-150 and MAT-123.1 or MAT-151. MAT-151 is preferred. Or permission.

A study of managerial decision making and how analytic frameworks are used to support decisions. Topics include decision modeling, forecasting, linear programming, and statistical quality control. Extensive use of computers.

BUS-357   Organizational Behavior 3 credits

Prerequisites: ECO-271 or permission.

The application of behavioral science theory and methods to better understand and management individual and group behavior in organizations.

BUS-360   Principles of Marketing 3 credits

Prerequisites: ECO-271

A foundation course in marketing which addresses the process of planning and executing the conception, pricing, promotion, and distribution of goods, services, and ideas to create exchanges that satisfy individual and organizational goals with consideration of the social, ethical, economic, and international environments. This foundation course is a prerequisite to all other marketing courses.

BUS-366   Marketing Communication 3 credits

Prerequisites: BUS-360

An analysis of the field of advertising, sales promotion, public relations, and personal selling management from an integrated marketing communications perspective. The course will focus on an examination of the marketing process, consumer behavior, communications theory, and the role of research to effectively plan, implement, and evaluate advertising and promotional programs.

BUS-381   Electronic Commerce: Business Uses of the Internet 3 credits

Prerequisites: BUS-150

Students with Junior or Senior standing will have better background for this course. Familiarity with the use of the internet is assumed. business opportunities, challenges, and strategies for use of the information superhighway will be explored, as will strategies and vision on how to leverage the emerging national and global information infrastructure. Includes review of the tools and technologies necessary for electronic commerce and the impact of the emerging electronic market and commerce re-engineering in today's corporations.

BUS-385.1   Management Information Systems 3 credits

Prerequisites: BUS-150 and Junior or Senior standing

A course which surveys the use of computer-based information systems in business. Uses a socio-technical approach to examine the organization, management, infrastructure and support for information technology in businesses preparing to become digital entities. Introduces topics covered in more depth in BUS 381, 482, 483, and 485.

BUS-391   Legal Environment 3 credits

Prerequisites: FYS-101 and Junior or Senior standing

An introduction to the fundamental principles of law affecting business. Topics will include contract law, UCC, property rights, partnerships and corporations, rights of creditors, business regulation, rights of shareholders, and other legal concerns of both profit and non-profit organizations. This is a writing intensive course and writing skills are part of the grading process.