A foundational course for all MBA students. It is designed to ensure all MBA students have the knowledge and skills required to be successful in the MBA program. Students will be required to demonstrate competency in finance, global business, economics, organizational behavior, operations management, human resources, ethics, and law. This course will also help students bridge the scholar-practitioner divide through teaching research and critical thinking skills needed to be successful in the program. (3 units)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 BUS503-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Dunbar, Scott Edward
Summer 2024 BUS503-AE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Dunbar, Scott Edward
Fall 2024 BUS503-AE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 BUS503-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 BUS503-AE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course investigates the strategic implications and considerations of marketing management decisions. The course covers the formulation and implementation of effective planning for market development. Substantive and procedural aspects of marketing will also be addressed. Pre- or Co- Requisite: BUS 503. (3 units; Summer and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 BUS530-DE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Pauls, Toni Marie
Spring 2024 BUS530-CE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Gonzalez, Christina Maria
Spring 2024 BUS530-AE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Pauls, Toni Marie
Spring 2024 BUS530-BE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Gonzalez, Christina Maria
Spring 2025 BUS530-AE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 BUS530-BE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course surveys economic theory, techniques for recognizing and interpreting economic indicators, analyzing industries, price elasticity, and business and economic cycles that affect organizations and industries. Prerequisite: BUS 217, BUS 218, or BUS 503. (3 units; As offered and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Summer 2024 BUS535-AE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2024 BUS535-BE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2024 BUS535-CE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2024 BUS535-DE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 BUS535-BE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 BUS535-AE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

The course focuses on the application and development of management decision making and problem solving skills in the financial area. Specific topics of discussion include financial statement analysis, credit and operational risk, financial planning and budgeting, asset valuation, cash flow analysis and capital budgeting, and firm valuation from a value-based management and corporate governance perspective. Pre- or Co- Requisite: BUS503 or ACC 250 (for Healthcare Administration, MA students). (3 units; Fall, Summer, and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 BUS539-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Cheng, William
Spring 2024 BUS539-BE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Bythewood, Craig
Summer 2024 BUS539-DE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Obradovich, John Daniel
Summer 2024 BUS539-BE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online George, Kenneth B.
Summer 2024 BUS539-CE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online George, Kenneth B.
Summer 2024 BUS539-AE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online George, Kenneth B.
Spring 2025 BUS539-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 BUS539-CE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 BUS539-BE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 BUS539-AE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course, by its very nature, is an opportunity for students to integrate and apply the summative knowledge and competencies accumulated during their MBA courses. The course is designed to assess cognitive, affective, practical and presentation skills. Students will integrate their Master?s coursework knowledge by developing an interdisciplinary final project that incorporates functional areas such as strategic management, operations, marketing, business law and regulations, finance, and HR issues. This project will encourage students to understand the internal mechanisms and structures of how firms build and sustain superior competitive positions and achieve long-run profitability. Prerequisite: BUS 503. (3 units; As Offered)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 BUS593-AE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Dunbar, Scott Edward
Summer 2024 BUS593-BE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online Dunbar, Scott Edward
Summer 2024 BUS593-AE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online Dunbar, Scott Edward
Fall 2024 BUS593-BE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 BUS593-AE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 BUS593-AE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 BUS593-AE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

 

Complete one of the following courses:

Students will explore the impact of supporting a strategic decision with research and analysis of data. Students will construct goals, and communicate them keeping the beginning and end in mind as it relates to future outcomes in the areas of technology, finance, manufacturing, logistics, and many other facets of the organizational environment. Students will be equipped to disseminate their vision to management and discern the impact of feedback from management. (3 units)

This course focuses in business computer applications for the manager. Computer models will be created to aid in forecasting, budgeting, and other decision-making processes. The emphasis will be placed on pro-forma financial statements as well as cash flow analysis. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel. (3 units; As offered and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 BUS542-BE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online George, Kenneth B.
Spring 2024 BUS542-AE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online George, Kenneth B.
Spring 2024 BUS542-CE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online George, Kenneth B.
Fall 2024 BUS542-AE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 BUS542-BE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 BUS542-AE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 BUS542-BE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

 

Complete one of the following courses:

This course focuses on management perspectives, economics, finance, culture, politics, legal, and organizational issues associated with international business operations. Course materials address business strategies, enterprise management alternatives, political and economics relations, comparative national systems, and the global economy. Pre- or Co-requisites: BUS 503 or IDS 500. (3 units; As Offered and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Summer 2024 BUS545-BE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Price, Todd A.
Summer 2024 BUS545-CE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Price, Todd A.
Summer 2024 BUS545-AE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Tidwell, Steven L.
Fall 2024 BUS545-AE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 BUS545-BE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 BUS545-AE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

Professional internship with approved company or organization consisting of 150 hours of work. Students cannot earn credit for both BUS 595 and BUS 595G BUS 595G - Global Internship. (3 units)

 

Complete one of the following courses:

Using the case analysis method, a course in which students learn the tasks of strategic management in the business firm: establishing an effective vision; setting strategic and financial objectives that are grounded in solid market data; forming and implementing an appropriate strategy; and evaluating organizational performance. With written, verbal, and presentation assignments, students develop the ability to identify, analyze, and make recommendations regarding strategic organizational problems in order to learn a variety of conceptual approaches to strategic thinking. Pre- or Co-requisites: BUS 503 or IDS 500. (3 units; As Offered and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 BUS547-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Price, Todd A.
Summer 2024 BUS547-BE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Price, Tim E.
Summer 2024 BUS547-AE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Berliner, Thomas H.
Fall 2024 BUS547-BE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 BUS547-AE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 BUS547-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 BUS547-CE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 BUS547-AE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 BUS547-BE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course is designed to develop the skills and analytical tools to build a strategic framework to align with organizational objectives. Quantitative tools, including decision models, game theory, and statistical analysis will be employed, and coupled with qualitative techniques, to examine critical business problems and develop and implement practical solutions. Insights from behavioral economics will offer an innovative approach to the managerial decision-making process and improve business performance. (3 units)

 

This course introduces new enterprise formation and management from the perspective of the entrepreneur or advanced-level manager. Some practical issues that are covered in detail include: market planning, business plan preparation, the opportunity recognition process, effective team building, and startup capital acquisition. The course will cover social entrepreneurship as well as corporate entrepreneurship. The course also surveys the concept of intrapreneurship of an ongoing and larger business, and offers an examination of the factors that enable an entire unit of a large organization to become more creative and dynamic. Pre- or Co-requisites: BUS 503 or IDS 500. (3 units; Fall)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Fall 2024 BUS506-BE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 BUS506-CE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 BUS506-AE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course focuses on the relationships of individuals and groups within the organizational framework as it involves the nature, performance, and structure of organizational life. The course examines theories of organizational behavior and leadership methods with emphasis on integrating biblical principles. Pre- or Co- Requisite: BUS 503. (3 units; Fall and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 BUS515-AE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Alderson, Keanon J.
Summer 2024 BUS515-AE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2024 BUS515-BE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 BUS515-AE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 BUS515-BE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 BUS515-AE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 BUS515-AE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course covers ethical reasoning based on biblical principles as it applies to business situations and identifies the major areas of past and present government regulations impacting business. The emphasis is on the relevant ethical and legal mandates and restrictions affecting managers in all business sectors. Prerequisite: BUS 358 or equivalent. Pre- or Co-requisites: BUS 503 or IDS 500. (3 units; Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 BUS523-CE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Conlay, Gary Lynn
Spring 2024 BUS523-BE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Conlay, Gary Lynn
Spring 2024 BUS523-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Vincent, April E.
Spring 2025 BUS523-BE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 BUS523-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

 

 Complete one of the following courses:

This course will build a basic understanding of the value and uses of information systems for business operation, management decision making, and strategic advantage. Thus, it will provide students with an understanding of the ways in which they can utilize information systems as end user managers. It concentrates on providing the tools needed for mastery of the information systems concepts and terms that are important to end user managers. This course is designed for business students who are not information systems majors, but who expect to be managerial end users on information systems.(3 units; As offered and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Fall 2024 BUS512-BE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 BUS512-AE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 BUS512-CE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course provides a technical and organizational foundation for understanding the use and importance of information systems and information technology in today's management environment. This course covers the hardware, software, and infrastructure that support management information systems designed to achieve innovative business success. The course takes both a strategic and practical approach to the issues organizations face in understanding and determining the application of technical solutions and strategic planning. (3 units; Fall, Spring, and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 ITM500-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Bovee, Brian Steven
Spring 2024 ITM500-BE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Bovee, Brian Steven
Fall 2024 ITM500-AE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ITM500-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF