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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

CBU's Business Administration major is an excellent program for students who want to become effective leaders and who would like to possess the skills to plan, organize and motivate others around them.

The major in Business Administration provides a variety of courses that prepare students to be competitive in the workforce. The degree is structured to provide a foundation of specific business topics in areas including: Management, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, and Business Law.

This major is designed to allow you to complete your degree in four years. The degree will develop in the graduate the potential for career advancement in all areas of business management.

Our approach to the education process generates self-confident, productive business professionals who have the capability and motivation to succeed in the rigorous educational environment designed within the business program. Upon graduation students will have demonstrated success in innovation-oriented, critical-thinking and problem-solving skills and possess cross-cultural awareness, sensitivity and skills for effective leadership in the global environment.

Learning Outside the Classroom

The competitiveness of the coursework is enhanced by a variety of available value-added experiences. Students bridge academic concepts with real working-world experience by interning at local and global businesses and enhance their skills for effective leadership in the global economy by studying in our two-week summer program at Oxford University, in England.

The School of Business professors bring practical, application-oriented instruction into the classroom to equip you to solve real-world challenges. The faculty members of the School have extensive experience and knowledge in their field of expertise and are able to translate the academic experience into practical and marketable business skills for each of our students.

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Career Opportunities

Alumni of the Dr. Robert K. Jabs School of Business are executives at major national and international corporations, top government officials and successful entrepreneurs. Some of the highly respected firms that have actively recruited and hired our graduates for management positions include Bank of America, Johnson & Johnson, IBM, Shell Oil Corporation, Glaxo Smith Kline, Ford Motor Corporation, Toyota Motor Corporation, Fleetwood Enterprises, Bourns Incorporated, Ernst & Young and Pepsi Cola.

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Student Learning Outcomes

Knowledge and technical skills in the following nine (9) disciplines of business:

  1. Accounting
  2. Financial Management
  3. Economics
  4. Quantitative Analysis
  5. Business Law
  6. Management
  7. Marketing
  8. Business Communication
  9. Information Management
  • Critical thinking skills regarding the nine (9) disciplines above, through listening, speaking, writing, reading, and presenting visually.
  • Transfer of knowledge and skills to a profession and the workplace regarding one or more of the nine (9) disciplines above.
  • Respect for cross-national and cross-cultural religious, traditional, aesthetic, and philosophical experiences and perspectives regarding the nine (9) disciplines above.
  • A personal and social ethic that integrates Biblical Christian faith with one or more of the nine (9) disciplines above.
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Program Requirements

The program requires completion of 57 units.

Lower Division Core Business Courses

ACC250 Principles of Accounting I

ACC250 Principles of Accounting I

An introduction to financial accounting, involving its basic structure, the accounting cycles for service and merchandising enterprises, assets, liabilities, and accounting systems. (3 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 ACC250-B B Schwandt, Brittany Nicole 09/02/2014 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Sch Business Building
250
Fall 2014 ACC250-C C Nelson, Karin H. 09/02/2014 Thursday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sch Business Building
106
Fall 2014 ACC250-A A Giles, Brizset Adriana 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Sch Business Building
252
Fall 2014 ACC250-D D Nelson, Karin H. 09/02/2014 Wednesday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM Sch Business Building
253
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ACC251 Principles of Accounting II

ACC251 Principles of Accounting II

This course has an emphasis on managerial accounting involved with corporations, control accounting, and decision making. Prerequisite: ACC 250. (3 units; Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2015 ACC251-A A Nelson, Karin H. 01/07/2015 Wednesday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM TBA
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Spring 2015 ACC251-D D Nelson, Karin H. 01/07/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Sch Business Building
252
Spring 2015 ACC251-C C Nelson, Karin H. 01/07/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Sch Business Building
252
Spring 2015 ACC251-B B Giles, Brizset Adriana 01/07/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
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BUS101 Introduction to Business

BUS101 Introduction to Business

Introduces students to various business disciplines, provides an overview of each function’s role in an organization and explores the various career opportunities available within each of these disciplines. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 BUS101-B B Alderson, Keanon J. 09/02/2014 Wednesday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM Sch Business Building
202
Fall 2014 BUS101-A A Alderson, Keanon J. 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Sch Business Building
202
Spring 2015 BUS101-B B Alderson, Keanon J. 01/07/2015 Wednesday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM Sch Business Building
202
Spring 2015 BUS101-A A Alderson, Keanon J. 01/07/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Sch Business Building
203
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BUS217 Microeconomics

BUS217 Microeconomics

This course studies economic behavior at the individual level. Topics include decision-making processes of households and firms, supply and demand, elasticity, and marginal analysis. Market structure and public policy are examined to evaluate their impact on economic welfare and the allocation of scarce resources. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 BUS217-A A Keyes-Kimbirk, Wendy R 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM James Complex
183
Fall 2014 BUS217-B B Namvar, Bob 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Sch Business Building
251
Fall 2014 BUS217-C C Keyes-Kimbirk, Wendy R 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Sch Business Building
106
Spring 2015 BUS217-B B Namvar, Bob 01/07/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Sch Business Building
106
Spring 2015 BUS217-A A Namvar, Bob 01/07/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Sch Business Building
104
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BUS218 Macroeconomics

BUS218 Macroeconomics

This course offers a common sense approach to economics, covering basic economic laws and how they apply to our world and everyday life. The course focuses on the overall economy and economic theories that offer explanations for its fluctuations and changes. Also, the course is designed to give the student a sufficient grounding in the terminology, basic concepts, and issues of economics to stimulate interest in further study and provide background in business. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 BUS218-B B Namvar, Bob 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Sch Business Building
251
Fall 2014 BUS218-A A Namvar, Bob 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Sch Business Building
251
Spring 2015 BUS218-C C Namvar, Bob 01/07/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Sch Business Building
106
Spring 2015 BUS218-A A Keyes-Kimbirk, Wendy R 01/07/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Sch Business Building
104
Spring 2015 BUS218-B B Namvar, Bob 01/07/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Sch Business Building
104
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BUS237 Management Based on Bibl Prin

BUS237 Management Based on Bibl Prin

In this course students learn to identify and apply effective management and leadership behaviors based on principles found in the Bible. This course will equip each student with skills in making biblically-informed choices in realistic business scenarios. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 BUS237-D D Strombeck, Stephen 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Sch Business Building
251
Fall 2014 BUS237-A A Miller, Gary A. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall
127
Fall 2014 BUS237-C C Miller, Gary A. 09/02/2014 Wednesday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM Sch Business Building
251
Fall 2014 BUS237-B B Lainson, Douglas L. 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Sch Business Building
251
Spring 2015 BUS237-A A Miller, Gary A. 01/07/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
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Spring 2015 BUS237-B B Lainson, Douglas L. 01/07/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
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CIS270 Business IT Application

CIS270 Business IT Application

This course will develop essential math and computer skills necessary to support the student's integration into the business program. Students will be introduced to the Microsoft Office suite application packages: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. In addition, they will reinforce essential math skills that support upper division requirements and integrate with computer software applications. Students will be expected to demonstrate integration of the math and software skills by the end of the course. Prerequisite: MAT 115 or STA 144. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 CIS270-B B Mc Connell-Freeman, Christy Lee 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center
B113
Fall 2014 CIS270-A A Mc Connell-Freeman, Christy Lee 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Yeager Center
B113
Spring 2015 CIS270-A A Mc Connell-Freeman, Christy Lee 01/07/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Sch Business Building
209
Spring 2015 CIS270-B B Mc Connell-Freeman, Christy Lee 01/07/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Sch Business Building
209
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Upper Division Core Business Courses

BUS303 Business Finance

BUS303 Business Finance

This course provides an introduction to the principles of financial management. It includes an overview of financial management, financial analysis and control, capital investment decisions, raising funds and cost of capital, sources of long-term funds and cash management principles. Prerequisite: ACC 251 or 351 and CIS 270. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 BUS303-B B Christie, Stephen R. 09/02/2014 Wednesday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM Sch Business Building
252
Fall 2014 BUS303-A A Donaldson, Darla R. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Sch Business Building
106
Spring 2015 BUS303-A A Donaldson, Darla R. 01/07/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
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BUS315 Business Statistics

BUS315 Business Statistics

This course includes the assembling and presentation of statistical data, probability distributions, sampling techniques, and statistical analysis. A project with practical problem solving is required. Prerequisites: CIS 270 and MAT 115, 123 or higher, or STA 144. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 BUS315-B B Donaldson, Darla R. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Sch Business Building
209
Fall 2014 BUS315-C C Lainson, Douglas L. 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Sch Business Building
104
Fall 2014 BUS315-A A Donaldson, Darla R. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Sch Business Building
209
Spring 2015 BUS315-A A Donaldson, Darla R. 01/07/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center
B113
Spring 2015 BUS315-B B Donaldson, Darla R. 01/07/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Sch Business Building
209
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BUS334 International Business

BUS334 International Business

An introduction to international business which will expose students to major international business issues, including international trade, cultures, economics, marketing and communication issues of multinational corporations. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 BUS334-A A Weniger, Marc 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall
126
Fall 2014 BUS334-B B Weniger, Marc 09/02/2014 Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Sch Business Building
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Spring 2015 BUS334-C C Bishop, Jim 01/07/2015 Tuesday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM TBA
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Spring 2015 BUS334-A A Weniger, Marc 01/07/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Sch Business Building
106
Spring 2015 BUS334-B B Weniger, Marc 01/07/2015 Thursday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM TBA
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BUS358 Business Law

BUS358 Business Law

This course covers the law of sales, employment, contracts, negotiable instruments, agency and partnerships, corporations, insurance, real and personal property, estates, and bankruptcy. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 BUS358-A A Bishop, Jim 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM James Complex
367
Fall 2014 BUS358-B B Bishop, Jim 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Sch Business Building
104
Spring 2015 BUS358-B B Bishop, Jim 01/07/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
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Spring 2015 BUS358-A A Bishop, Jim 01/07/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
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BUS463 Business & Organizational Mgmt

BUS463 Business & Organizational Mgmt

This course is the study of management theories and the functional concepts of leadership, planning, and decision making. Special emphasis is placed on quality issues, globalism, diversity, ethics, productivity, motivation, skill development, and human resource management. An emphasis on integrating biblical principles and leadership will also be studied. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 BUS463-A A Herrity, Andrew C. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Sch Business Building
123
Fall 2014 BUS463-B B Lainson, Douglas L. 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Sch Business Building
202
Spring 2015 BUS463-A A Alderson, Keanon J. 01/07/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
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BUS485 Business Policy & Strategy

BUS485 Business Policy & Strategy

This is an integrative study of senior management functions using advanced case analysis, focusing on general management and decision making. Topics include setting objectives; implementing, supporting, and controlling organization-wide policies; developing strategies to achieve objectives; setting standards for measuring performance; evaluating and reformulating policies in response to change; fulfilling leadership responsibilities. Prerequisite: BUS 303, 463, and MKT 333. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 BUS485-A A Herrity, Andrew C. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Sch Business Building
253
Spring 2015 BUS485-B B Herrity, Andrew C. 01/07/2015 Thursday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM TBA
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Spring 2015 BUS485-A A Herrity, Andrew C. 01/07/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
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BUS498 Senior Exit Exam

BUS498 Senior Exit Exam

The student will take an exit eam. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean of the School of Business. Pass/Fail. (0 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 BUS498-A A Donaldson, Darla R. 11/18/2014 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Yeager Center
B113
Fall 2014 BUS498-B B Donaldson, Darla R. 11/19/2014 Wednesday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Sch Business Building
209
Spring 2015 BUS498-C C Donaldson, Darla R. 01/07/2015 Thursday 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM TBA
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Spring 2015 BUS498-B B Donaldson, Darla R. 01/07/2015 Wednesday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM TBA
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Spring 2015 BUS498-A A Donaldson, Darla R. 01/07/2015 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM TBA
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MKT333 Principles of Marketing

MKT333 Principles of Marketing

A study of the marketing functions, channels of distribution, selling, advertising, distribution, and marketing management for both retail and industrial businesses. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 MKT333-B B Winter, Natalie A 09/02/2014 Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Sch Business Building
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Fall 2014 MKT333-A A Winter, Natalie A 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Sch Business Building
125
Spring 2015 MKT333-B B Winter, Natalie A 01/07/2015 Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Sch Business Building
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Spring 2015 MKT333-A A Assaf, Raef J 01/07/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
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Upper Division Administration Courses

BUS440 Quantitative Business Analysis

BUS440 Quantitative Business Analysis

This course explores quantitative methods utilized in business decision-making, with an emphasis placed on problem solving and evaluation, as well s applications in marketing, finance, accounting, and operations. Topics may include decision analysis, linear programming, forecasting techniques, statistical process control, and inventory models. A project with practical problem solving is required. Prerequisite: BUS 315. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 BUS440-B B Keyes-Kimbirk, Wendy R 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex
375
Fall 2014 BUS440-A A Keyes-Kimbirk, Wendy R 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Sch Business Building
209
Spring 2015 BUS440-B B Keyes-Kimbirk, Wendy R 01/07/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Sch Business Building
209
Spring 2015 BUS440-A A Keyes-Kimbirk, Wendy R 01/07/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Sch Business Building
209
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Concentration Courses (12 units)

Students must complete all requirements in one of the following concentrations: International Business or Management.

Entrepreneurship (12 units)

Students must complete 12 units and can select from the following:

BUS366 The Entrepreneur

BUS366 The Entrepreneur

An examination of the practices and characteristics of the successful entrepreneur. The course adopts the perspective that entrepreneurship is a practice best learned from practitioners. Thus, much of the course involves successful entrepreneurs presenting to the class to illustrate what is known empirically about the behavior, motivation, skills and characteristics of successful entrepreneurs. The course applies concepts at an introductory level from the sub-fields of behavioral economics and social psychology, and dies not require prior preparation in economics, so it is open to all students regardless of major or class standing. (3 units; Spring odd years)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2015 BUS366-A A Herrity, Andrew C. 01/07/2015 Wednesday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sch Business Building
103
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Complete 3 additional units from the following:

BUS362 Social Entrepreneurship

BUS362 Social Entrepreneurship

This course defines and explores the growing practice of social entrepreneurship and its impact here in the United States and around the world. The focus is on applying business skills and knowledge in a way that creates social change. (3 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 BUS362-A A Alderson, Keanon J. 09/02/2014 Tuesday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sch Business Building
106
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BUS435 Leadership in Organizations

BUS435 Leadership in Organizations

This course examines the basic concepts, theories, nature and practices of leadership and leadership behavior. A major assumption of the course content is that there is a difference between management and leadership, a difference succinctly characterized in the observation. "Lead people; manage things." An emphasis on integrating biblical principles and leadership will also be studied. Real-world applications are done through extensive case studies. Students completing this course for credit may not also earn credit for LDR 310 (3 units; Spring odd years)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2015 BUS435-A A Lainson, Douglas L. 01/07/2015 Thursday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM TBA
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BUS464 Family Business Management

BUS464 Family Business Management

The study of the unique issues faced by family owned and operated businesses. Theoretical foundations, differences between family and non-family firms, generational differences, succession, estate planning, family meetings, conflict management strategies, and boards of directors will be discussed. (3 units; Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2015 BUS464-A A Alderson, Keanon J. 01/07/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
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BUS491 Internship in Business

BUS491 Internship in Business

Under faculty supervision, the student will be assigned to a business or non-profit organization in an emphasis area (Business Technology, Marketing, Management). This is an opportunity for field experience in applying business principles. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean of the School of Business. (3 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 BUS491-B B Winter, Natalie A 09/02/2014 Array Array - Array Instructor
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Fall 2014 BUS491-A A Donaldson, Darla R. 09/02/2014 Array Array - Array Instructor
OFFC
Spring 2015 BUS491-IN IN Donaldson, Darla R. 01/07/2015 Array Array - Array Instructor
OFFC
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International Business (12 units)

Students must complete 12 units from the following:

BUS434 International Economics

BUS434 International Economics

This course is a comprehensive look at the application of microeconomic and macroeconomic principles to the international business environment. This course examines major theoretical international economic principles, currency exchange and trade policies involved in the international business environment. Prerequisite: BUS 217, 218 and 334. (3 units; Spring even years)

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BUS444 International Marketing

BUS444 International Marketing

This course focuses on the theoretical and practical aspects of the cultural environment of global markets, assessing global market opportunities and developing and implementing international marketing strategies. Prerequisite: BUS 334 and MKT 333. (3 units; Fall odd years)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 BUS444-A A Weniger, Marc 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Sch Business Building
250
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BUS454 International Management

BUS454 International Management

This course examines the role of the manager in the international management environment and explores the foundation of international management, the role of culture in managing internationally, and international organizational behavior issues with a focus on managing international risk and strategic planning in all areas of management. Prerequisite: BUS 334. (3 units; Spring odd years)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2015 BUS454-A A Weniger, Marc 01/07/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Sch Business Building
106
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ICS430 Intercultural Communications

ICS430 Intercultural Communications

The purpose of this course is to explore the principles of intercultural communications. This course will address principles and processes of communication from one culture to another. The course will also focus on different perceptions, ways of thinking, values, non-verbal expression, language expression and sub-groups within a culture as they relate to the media and the message. (3 units; Multicultural; Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 ICS430-A A White, Kristen 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center
A111
Spring 2015 ICS430-A A White, Kristen 01/07/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Sch Business Building
202
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Management (12 units)

Complete twelve (12) units from the following:

BUS343 Human Resource Management

BUS343 Human Resource Management

This is a survey of the principles and practices involved in supervising employees and administering personnel programs. It includes the study of human resource planning; recruitment; selection; training and development; and compensation and benefits. (3 units; Spring even years)

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BUS356 Business Communication

BUS356 Business Communication

This course emphasizes individual, interpersonal and intercultural communication concepts. Special emphasis is placed on the various functions of communication concepts in a business environment. (3.0 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 BUS356-A A Assaf, Raef J 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Sch Business Building
106
Spring 2015 BUS356-A A STAFF, STAFF 01/07/2015 Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM TBA
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BUS357 Small Business Management

BUS357 Small Business Management

This is a practice-oriented course covering major facets of small business with special focus on starting, financing, marketing, operating, and leading the people in a small business. Special emphasis is given to entrepreneurship and small business development. (3 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 BUS357-A A Herrity, Andrew C. 09/02/2014 Thursday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sch Business Building
125
Spring 2015 BUS357-A A Herrity, Andrew C. 01/07/2015 Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
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BUS361 Entreprneurial Opptnity Analysis

BUS361 Entreprneurial Opptnity Analysis

In this course, students will learn to recognize the difference between ideas and opportunities, and how to identify, gather, and analyze the information needed for evaluating the likely commercial success of business concepts and ideas. The course is also suitable to non-business majors to learn how to evaluate an idea in their field or discipline as a potential entrepreneurial opportunity. (3 units; Spring even years)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2015 BUS361-A A Herrity, Andrew C. 01/07/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
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BUS362 Social Entrepreneurship

BUS362 Social Entrepreneurship

This course defines and explores the growing practice of social entrepreneurship and its impact here in the United States and around the world. The focus is on applying business skills and knowledge in a way that creates social change. (3 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 BUS362-A A Alderson, Keanon J. 09/02/2014 Tuesday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sch Business Building
106
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BUS366 The Entrepreneur

BUS366 The Entrepreneur

An examination of the practices and characteristics of the successful entrepreneur. The course adopts the perspective that entrepreneurship is a practice best learned from practitioners. Thus, much of the course involves successful entrepreneurs presenting to the class to illustrate what is known empirically about the behavior, motivation, skills and characteristics of successful entrepreneurs. The course applies concepts at an introductory level from the sub-fields of behavioral economics and social psychology, and dies not require prior preparation in economics, so it is open to all students regardless of major or class standing. (3 units; Spring odd years)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2015 BUS366-A A Herrity, Andrew C. 01/07/2015 Wednesday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sch Business Building
103
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BUS435 Leadership in Organizations

BUS435 Leadership in Organizations

This course examines the basic concepts, theories, nature and practices of leadership and leadership behavior. A major assumption of the course content is that there is a difference between management and leadership, a difference succinctly characterized in the observation. "Lead people; manage things." An emphasis on integrating biblical principles and leadership will also be studied. Real-world applications are done through extensive case studies. Students completing this course for credit may not also earn credit for LDR 310 (3 units; Spring odd years)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2015 BUS435-A A Lainson, Douglas L. 01/07/2015 Thursday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM TBA
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BUS454 International Management

BUS454 International Management

This course examines the role of the manager in the international management environment and explores the foundation of international management, the role of culture in managing internationally, and international organizational behavior issues with a focus on managing international risk and strategic planning in all areas of management. Prerequisite: BUS 334. (3 units; Spring odd years)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2015 BUS454-A A Weniger, Marc 01/07/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Sch Business Building
106
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BUS464 Family Business Management

BUS464 Family Business Management

The study of the unique issues faced by family owned and operated businesses. Theoretical foundations, differences between family and non-family firms, generational differences, succession, estate planning, family meetings, conflict management strategies, and boards of directors will be discussed. (3 units; Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2015 BUS464-A A Alderson, Keanon J. 01/07/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
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BUS475 Project & Team Management

BUS475 Project & Team Management

This course focuses both on general management theory and specific project and team practices useful in the rapidly shifting environment of technology. Particular emphasis is given to the range of diverse techniques required to meet the challenges of managing teams to the successful completion of technology projects in the contemporary workplace. A comprehensive project will be completed in a group setting using Project Management theory and techniques. (3 units; Fall odd years)

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BUS491 Internship in Business

BUS491 Internship in Business

Under faculty supervision, the student will be assigned to a business or non-profit organization in an emphasis area (Business Technology, Marketing, Management). This is an opportunity for field experience in applying business principles. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean of the School of Business. (3 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 BUS491-B B Winter, Natalie A 09/02/2014 Array Array - Array Instructor
OFFC
Fall 2014 BUS491-A A Donaldson, Darla R. 09/02/2014 Array Array - Array Instructor
OFFC
Spring 2015 BUS491-IN IN Donaldson, Darla R. 01/07/2015 Array Array - Array Instructor
OFFC
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Social Entrepreneurship (12 units)

Complete twelve (12) units from the following:

BUS361 Entreprneurial Opptnity Analysis

BUS361 Entreprneurial Opptnity Analysis

In this course, students will learn to recognize the difference between ideas and opportunities, and how to identify, gather, and analyze the information needed for evaluating the likely commercial success of business concepts and ideas. The course is also suitable to non-business majors to learn how to evaluate an idea in their field or discipline as a potential entrepreneurial opportunity. (3 units; Spring even years)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2015 BUS361-A A Herrity, Andrew C. 01/07/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
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BUS362 Social Entrepreneurship

BUS362 Social Entrepreneurship

This course defines and explores the growing practice of social entrepreneurship and its impact here in the United States and around the world. The focus is on applying business skills and knowledge in a way that creates social change. (3 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 BUS362-A A Alderson, Keanon J. 09/02/2014 Tuesday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sch Business Building
106
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BUS363 Microfinance

BUS363 Microfinance

This course examines microfinance as a business oriented tool to help alleviate global poverty so that sustainable, systematic change might occur. Students will define and explore the growing practice of microfinance and its impact here in the United States and around he world. Emphasis is on using microfinance tools, business strategies, and innovation to address the social and economic problems. (3 units; Spring odd years)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2015 BUS363-A A Donaldson, Darla R. 01/07/2015 Tuesday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM TBA
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BUS491 Internship in Business

BUS491 Internship in Business

Under faculty supervision, the student will be assigned to a business or non-profit organization in an emphasis area (Business Technology, Marketing, Management). This is an opportunity for field experience in applying business principles. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean of the School of Business. (3 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 BUS491-B B Winter, Natalie A 09/02/2014 Array Array - Array Instructor
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Fall 2014 BUS491-A A Donaldson, Darla R. 09/02/2014 Array Array - Array Instructor
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Spring 2015 BUS491-IN IN Donaldson, Darla R. 01/07/2015 Array Array - Array Instructor
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