Business Administration Courses
BUS 143. Computer Software Applications. 3 hours credit, fall and spring.
Students will demonstrate competency using word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, database software, and applications that will enable competency in business as well as other academic areas.
BUS 243. Business Statistics. 3 hours credit, spring.
An introduction to the tools and techniques that are used to convert data into meaningful information in a business environment. Students will demonstrate competency in data collection, sampling theory (including measurement and sampling error), probability and probability distributions, hypothesis testing, regression and correlation analysis. Prerequisites: MTH 163 or higher.
BUS 301, 302, 303. Internship. 1-3 hours credit, on demand
Provides students with an opportunity for practical application of business concepts under the direct supervision of an appropriate professional. Prospective interns are screened by the department and supervising employer. Credit given at the rate of one semester-hour for each block of 50 hours worked, up to a maximum of three hours per placement. May be repeated for additional credit; no more than six hours may be applied to degrees. Co-/Prerequisite: all lower division business core courses and consent of department's intern coordinator.
BUS 313. Business Ethics. 3 hours credit, fall
A study of various ethical problems in business environments and the systems used by Christian business persons in making moral decisions. All business disciplines are represented.
BUS 323. Business Communications. 3 hours credit, spring
Principles, techniques, and mechanics of modern business letters, report writing, and tabular and graphic presentations. Basic instruction in principles and theory for formal research, and sources of business information. Fundamentals of oral communication in business. Prerequisites: COM 113 and ENG 123.
BUS 343. International Business. 3 hours credit, spring
Examines how to understand and operate in other countries and cultures. Review international financial markets and global economic integration. Discusses how to do market research in the international environment and how to develop and implement a global marketing strategy. The course includes exploring how to do business in emerging markets. Prerequisites: junior standing.
BUS 453. Business Law. 3 hours credit, fall
A detailed study of the legal environment in which all businesses must function. Emphasis is placed on contracts, commercial transactions and paper, business organizations, intellectual and business property, debtor/creditor relations, regulation of business, and ethical considerations of business. Prerequisite: upper division standing.