BA Course Descriptions

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Business Communication BADM 3103
Principles of effective communication in a business environment.  Practice in the preparation of letters, reports, and other forms of business writing.  Course also includes a study of communication variables and barriers to effective communication in a business organization.

Personal & Professional Development PSY 3413 
This course examines adult learning theory and various learning styles. The course provides a model that is used to analyze life experience.

Economics for Managers ECO 3113
This course is a study of the economic choices people make daily with a managerial focus. Topics include examination of economics systems, supply and demand, costs, production and productivity, roles of government, the banking system and international commerce.

Human Resource Management MGT 3123
This course examines issues typically found in a corporate or institutional human resources function.  The course focuses on both internal and external environmental influences which affect the management of human resources and HRM activities such as planning and staffing of the organization, performance evaluation and compensation, training and development, labor relations, and quality of work life.

Managerial Accounting ACC 3163
This course provides for the study and application of principles, methods and techniques required to conduct applied research. The course also emphasizes the skills needed to report the research in both written and oral presentation.

Biblical Perspectives in Western Culture REL 3413
This course provides study of the Bible as a foundation to an understanding of Western culture and history. The course also explores the relevance of the Bible to modern day life

Principles of Management Science BADM 3173
A beginning course in quantitative techniques, including, but not limited to the following topics; cost volume analysis, probability concepts, decision theory, determinants and matrices, linear programming, Markov analysis, waiting lines, queuing costs, simulation, network models, and game theory.

Marketing for Managers MKT 3173
The focus of this course is to understand the elements that comprise an effective marketing campaign. From the Four P’s to International Marketing issues, this course will assist the student in understanding the role of marketing in the overall success of an organization.

Business Finance FIN 3103
This is an introductory course in financial management which studies short-term and long-term corporate financing, the time value of money, the cost of capital, capital budgeting, and capital markets.

Business Law BADM 3113
This course provides a study of the law of business and its administration. It will explore the interaction of government, business and society, contracts, personal property, bailments, and sales. The emphasis in the course is upon contracts and the influence of the UCC.

International Business and Ethics BADM 3153
This course explores the cultural, political and economic aspects of conducting business in a global marketplace. This course builds upon the theoretical basis of other business courses.

Business Policy MGT 4123
Formulation and application of management policy; analysis and solution of cases in which students put to use knowledge acquired in such basic business courses on accounting, economics, finance, marketing, and statistics.  Management gaming simulation is an integral part of the learning experience.