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Business Administration (BUSI)
School of Business
BUSI 3003 Foundations of Business for Engineers
An overview of the aspects of business important to engineering. The course centers on the business competencies of management, finance, and marketing taught through a foundation of ethical leadership. In addition, students will learn a conceptual and practical framework for entrepreneurial endeavors within technology-based companies. Class 3.
BUSI 3103 Business Law
A study of the principles of business law covering the fields of contracts, agencies, personal property, sales, negotiable instruments, partnerships, and corporations. Class 3. (Fall)
BUSI 3403 Business Ethics
This course involves a study of management/business policies and practices as they relate to contemporary moral and ethical issues in the work place. It includes an examination of issues such as equity and fairness, individual privacy rights, corporate social responsibility, moral aspects of capitalism, equal employment opportunities, sexual harassment, and others. Stress is placed upon historic Judeo-Christian ethical principles and their application to clarify personal values and improve management decision making. Class 3. Prerequisite: Junior or Senior standing. BMGT 2303. (Fall)
BUSI 3423 Business Research Methods
The focus of this course is on using business forecasting for managerial decision making. Topics include data analysis, reviewing of inference, distributions, and descriptive statistics, and collection and presentation of data. Statistical techniques covered include auto regression, ANOVA, linear and multiple regression, nonparametric tests, and other advanced statistical techniques. Students will learn to use forecasting techniques such as moving average, exponential smoothing among other to forecast profits and sales. Use of statistical software such as SPSS, Minitab, or Excel is included. Class 3. Prerequisite: MATH 1423 with a grade of C or higher. (Spring)
BUSI 4313 International Business
A study of world trade and of the problems and issues faced by a business when it goes into the international market. Included is the study of cultural impacts, monetary exchange complications, and the problems faced by multinationals related with dealing in foreign legal and social environments. Class 3. Prerequisite: BECN 2103. (Spring)
BUSI 4623 International Travel Experience
Students have the opportunity to experience the dynamics of doing business globally while understanding the impact of differing cultures. The trip will allow students to engage with business leaders, experience cultural events, and visit international companies. Students who are unable to participate in this experience can take BUSI 4703 International Issues in Business in its place. Can be repeated 3 times for credit, with different destinations. Class 3.
BUSI 4803 Strategic Management
The functional integration of all business disciplines in formulating, implementing, and evaluating business strategies. Case analyses and game simulations supplement lectures and discussions. Class 3. Prerequisites: Senior standing, BACT 2113, BMGT 2303, and BFIN 3113. (Spring)
BUSI 4923 Business Internship
The student will receive supervised experience in performing duties in an actual business environment with emphasis on observing the management decision making process involved in the conversion of resources into sales of goods and/or services.
For International Business students, this course is part of a 16 credit hour international studies experience. Class 1-4. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. (On Demand)
BUSI 4941-4994 Special Topics
A one-to-four credit hour course to be utilized for seminars, special lectures in topics not offered in the catalog, and as a mechanism for developing new courses. Subjects offered under this number may include the full spectrum of the business field. This course may be taken more than one time when the topics are different. Class 1-4. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor.