B.S. in Business Administration Course Description
ACCT 213 – Principles of Financial Accounting
An introductory study of accounting with emphasis on the accounting cycle, accounting terminology, the collection of accounting data, the recording of data into the accounting system, and the preparation and interpretation of basic financial statements. Topics include accounting for transactions of service and merchandising enterprises, internal control, ethics, common adjusting entries, and application of generally accepted accounting principles as applied to receivables, inventory, productive assets, and liabilities.
ACCT 223 – Principles of Managerial Accounting
A study of corporate accounting, job order, process cost, and standard accounting systems. Includes corporate financial statements, bond liabilities, investments, statement of cash flows, and decision making topics such as variable (direct) costing, break-even analysis, EOQ method, budgeting, and financial statement analysis.
BUSN 303 – Business Ethics
This course will involve the analysis of ethical issues impacting contemporary business leaders today. Topics covered include key terminology, the external environment surrounding the firm, the corporation and its stakeholders, business/government relationships, public policy issues, and the people who are affected. The framework in which business and social policies are established will also be a focus of this course. Case study analysis and experiential exercises will be utilized to examine and dissect ethical dilemmas
BUSN 363 – Financial Management
This course is designed to equip students with key tools, techniques, and theories that promote wealth-maximizing decision-making within the firm. These tools, techniques, and theories include financial institutions & markets, financial statement analysis, working capital management, cash budgets and cash flow analysis, pro-forma statements, time value of money and capital budgeting.
BUSN 463 – Strategic Management
A capstone course designed to give students exposure to the overall strategy and policy formulation in a business enterprise. Extensive use of the case study method is emphasized.
ECON 113 – Macroeconomics
This course will examine current events from an economic perspective. Other topics covered may include unemployment, inflation, price indexes, Gross Domestic Product, National Income, government spending, fiscal policy, the Federal Reserve System, banking, money creation, monetary policy, and history of the U.S. monetary system
ECON 123 – Microeconomics
This course presents an introduction to economic thought. Concepts covered may include interdependence and gains from trade, supply and demand, elasticity, externalities, and firm behavior in industry organizations of competitive markets, monopoly, monopolistic competition, and oligopoly.
MGMT 303 -Management Concepts and Practices
This course is designed to establish a foundation of the key issues and decision-making tools needed to develop managers. The topics covered include the areas of firm planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. Exercises will require students to develop solutions to management problems, identifying necessary change, discovering new opportunities, and following through on the implementation of the solutions.
MGPS 403 – Organizational Behavior and Leadership
This course explores the dynamics of individual, group, and firm behavior used to develop broader managerial skills. Theoretical models and concepts will be evaluated in the areas of values, attitudes, personality traits, decision-making, motivation, communication, and the development of effective relationships in a diverse work environment. Students will examine the need for individuals to identify, comprehend, and maximize various aspects of proactive leadership devices such as organizational development, influence techniques, and total quality management as a means of effective leadership. Experiential exercises and case studies may be utilized to develop a broader understanding of behavior and leadership in the workplace