Business Administration (BUSA)
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS
Course Designation: BUSA 2000 1-0-1
Overview of the types of business organizations and business procedures. Topics include
the economic environment, businesses and their role in the economy, business management
and leadership, the global economy, the role of consumers, accounting, and personal financial
APPLIED BUSINESS STATISTICS
Course Designation: BUSA 2100 3-0-3
Applications of basic statistical concepts to business environments. Topics include data analysis, measures of central tendency and spread, probability applications, applications of selected distributions, regression, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing. Business examples and applications are the foundation of instruction. Statistical software is used to analyze results. Prerequisite: MATH 1111 or equivalent.
THE ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS
Course Designation: BUSA 2106 3-0-3
Ethical, social, political, legal, and regulatory issues in the business environment. Topics focus on the conflicting rights and duties of individuals, organizations, and other factions in a domestic and global society that lead to the development of ethical awareness, social responsibility, and law.
FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
Course Designation: BUSA 2201 2-0-2
The fundamentals of how microcomputers and local area networks are used in business. Topics include both hardware and software, with an emphasis on application software. Packages include word-processing, presentation software, internet, spreadsheets, and electronic mail.
Course Designation: BUSA 3110 3-0-3
An overview of the laws surrounding business transactions in the areas of contracts, sales, commercial paper, and secured transactions. Additional topics include agency, sole proprietorship, partnership, corporate law, consumer transactions, securities regulation, and property law. Prerequisite: BUSA 2106.
Course Designation: BUSA 4900 3-0-3
Capstone course required of business administration majors. Uses strategic management concepts to integrate functions of business. Emphasis on analysis of business situations, diagnosis of business problems and opportunities, and application of functional and strategic concepts to increase organization effectiveness. Prerequisites: BUSA 2106, MKTG 3050, MGNT 3250, FIN 3350 and senior standing (within 30 semester hours of graduation).