Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

The business administration major at CBU will have many benefits: A recently built beautiful building with the latest in technology. Professors who in addition to being scholarly qualified, are professionals in their area of expertise. Students will have the ability to choose from five concentrations: management, international business, finance, entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship. Experiential exercises will have students starting their own small micro-enterprise and consulting with major corporations.

If you have any questions regarding the business administration program, please contact Keanon Alderson at kalderson@calbaptist.edu.

Why CBU?

Our students tell us CBU is one of the friendliest schools they have ever attended! For business students, our curriculum is standardized for the first two years allowing each student the ability to decide likes and dislikes and choose their major, concentration, and minors that interest them.

Career Opportunities

  1. Project Manager - Plan, budget, and oversee and document all aspects of a specific project, as well as work closely with upper management to make sure that the scope and direction of each project is on schedule.
  2. Financial Analyst - Responsible for financial planning, analysis and projection for companies and corporations; forecast future revenues and expenditures to establish cost structures and determine capital budgeting for projects.
  3. Buying and Procurement - Manage and coordinate procurement agents, buyers or purchasing agents, as well as work on the most complex purchases for the company; research, evaluate, and buy products for companies to either resell to customers or to use in everyday operations.
  4. Social Value Consultant - Guide, measure, and report on the social impact of a company on the community and investment activities.
  5. Economic Development - Help discover and organize ways to develop small and large communities by stimulating economic growth.

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  • 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 Dr. Robert K. Jabs 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.

  • 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.

  • Student Learning Outcomes

    1.1 Identify and describe key theories and practices in the areas of accounting, finance, marketing, management, economics, and business law.

    1.2 Apply knowledge and principles to business scenarios in the areas of accounting, finance, marketing, management, and economics.

    2.1 Use critical thinking to identify issues, collect and examine information, evaluate evidence, and draw conclusions.

    2.2 Use creative thinking to synthesize ideas and expertise, and take appropriate risk in developing innovative approaches to address business problems.

    2.3 Integrate knowledge and values from various disciplines and transfer skills to the workplace.

    3.1 Communicate in writing to a targeted audience with clarity, appropriate tone, proper mechanics, and relevant content.

    3.2 Orally present a message with confidence, effective voice inflection, clarity, and appropriate visual aids.

    4.1 Define problems, identify alternatives, and establish criteria to evaluate potential solutions.

    4.2 Utilize and/or formulate models to represent and solve business problems, compute results, and develop solutions.

    4.3 Demonstrate proficiency in utilizing business software solutions.

    5.1 Employ ethical guidelines in evaluating consequences and making choices.

    5.2 Identify and apply relevant biblical principles to critical business issues.

    6.1 Work effectively within groups.

    6.2 Describe and evaluate the fundamental principles and trends in economics, politics, business law, and culture, and apply them to business issues.

    6.3 Identify fundamental global factors and evaluate their impact on business issues.

    Entrepreneurship Concentration

    7.1 Students will evaluate an idea's feasibility as a commercial value.

    7.2 Students will examine personal strengths to turn an idea or invention into a new product or service that successfully solves a problem in the marketplace.

    Finance Concentration

    7.1 Students will combine financial principles to support financial decision-making.

    7.2 Students will design financial risk analysis strategies to support financial decision-making

    7.3 Students will maximize knowledge of financial markets and institutions and adapt to role institutions play in shaping financial decisions.

    International Business Concentration

    7.1 Students will analyze economic, marketing, and management concepts in a global context.

    7.2 Students will evaluate different political, cultural, and legal issues between management, economics, and marketing in a global context.

    Management Concentration

    7.1 Students will examine the functions of management in the workplace.

    7.2 Students will apply business management skills to solve organizational issues.

    Social Entrepreneurship Concentration

    7.1 Students will evaluate the use of social entrepreneurship in the marketplace.

    7.2 Students will display knowledge gained from researching social entrepreneurial organizations

    7.3 Students will evaluate an idea's feasibility as a for-profit or non-profit venture.

Program Requirements

The program requires completion of 60 units.

Lower Division Core Business Courses

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)

ACC250-C
Markley, Randy T.
09/05/2017 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 106
ACC250-D
Kaminski, Ellen Elizabeth
09/05/2017 MW 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM BUS ONLN
ACC250-A
Christie, Stephen R.
09/05/2017 MW 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS ONLN
ACC250-B
Christie, Stephen R.
09/05/2017 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS ONLN
ACC250-A
Kaminski, Ellen Elizabeth
01/09/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA

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)

ACC251-A
Markley, Randy T.
09/05/2017 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 106
ACC251-A
Kaminski, Ellen Elizabeth
01/09/2018 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
ACC251-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2018 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
ACC251-C
Christie, Stephen R.
01/09/2018 MW 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA ONLN
ACC251-D
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2018 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

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)

BUS101-C
Alderson, Keanon J.
09/05/2017 W 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 104
BUS101-A
Alderson, Keanon J.
09/05/2017 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center A111
BUS101-B
Alderson, Keanon J.
09/05/2017 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 124
BUS101-A
Alderson, Keanon J.
01/09/2018 M 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM TBA
BUS101-B
Alderson, Keanon J.
01/09/2018 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS ONLN

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)

BUS217-B
Keyes-Kimbirk, Wendy R
09/05/2017 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 123
BUS217-C
Keyes-Kimbirk, Wendy R
09/05/2017 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 204
BUS217-A
Namvar, Bob
09/05/2017 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 204
BUS217-A
Namvar, Bob
01/09/2018 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 202
BUS217-B
Keyes-Kimbirk, Wendy R
01/09/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 204

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)

BUS218-A
Keyes-Kimbirk, Wendy R
09/05/2017 Th 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM BUS 204
BUS218-B
Namvar, Bob
09/05/2017 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 204
BUS218-A
Namvar, Bob
01/09/2018 Th 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM BUS 202
BUS218-B
Namvar, Bob
01/09/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 202
BUS218-C
Keyes-Kimbirk, Wendy R
01/09/2018 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 202

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)

BUS237-B
Vanderslice, Gaynell
09/05/2017 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 204
BUS237-A
Vanderslice, Gaynell
09/05/2017 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 202
BUS237-D
Winter, Natalie A
09/05/2017 WF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS ONLN
BUS237-C
Winter, Natalie A
09/05/2017 WF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS ONLN
BUS237-A
Winter, Natalie A
01/09/2018 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS
BUS237-B
Vanderslice, Gaynell
01/09/2018 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS
BUS237-C
Winter, Natalie A
01/09/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS

CIS265 Info Systems Essentials

This is an introduction to the essential computer software tools used in the modern information society. Students will be introduced to software applications such as word processing, presentations, spreadsheets, databases, and email. Project-based learning activities will provide hands-on experiences for students to practice and apply the skills to real-world situations. Students will integrate these tools in a comprehensive project. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

CIS265-A
Bainum, Pamela Diane
09/05/2017 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 375
CIS265-E
Shade, Karen S
09/05/2017 T 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS ONLN
CIS265-H
Mc Connell-Freeman, Christy Lee
09/05/2017 Th 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS ONLN
CIS265-C
Bainum, Pamela Diane
09/05/2017 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM BUS 209
CIS265-F
Corso, Anthony J.
09/05/2017 T 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center ONLN
CIS265-G
Phillips Jr., Timothy
09/05/2017 MWF 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM BUS 209
CIS265-D
Phillips Jr., Timothy
09/05/2017 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B113
CIS265-I
Phillips Jr., Timothy
09/05/2017 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B113
CIS265-J
Corso, Anthony J.
09/05/2017 Th 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Yeager Center ONLN
CIS265-B
Bainum, Pamela Diane
09/05/2017 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B113
CIS265-I
Phillips Jr., Timothy
01/09/2018 MWF 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM James Complex
CIS265-B
Corso, Anthony J.
01/09/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM James Complex
CIS265-A
Corso, Anthony J.
01/09/2018 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center ONLN
CIS265-C
Corso, Anthony J.
01/09/2018 Th 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center ONLN
CIS265-D
Shade, Karen S
01/09/2018 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center
CIS265-E
Shade, Karen S
01/09/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center
CIS265-F
Bainum, Pamela Diane
01/09/2018 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center
CIS265-G
Bainum, Pamela Diane
01/09/2018 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Yeager Center
CIS265-H
Shade, Karen S
01/09/2018 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS
CIS265-J
Shade, Karen S
01/09/2018 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM BUS

Upper Division Core Business Courses

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 250 or 350 and CIS 265 or 270. (3 units; Fall)

BUS303-C
Harrison, Adele L.
09/05/2017 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 253
BUS303-A
Donaldson, Darla R.
09/05/2017 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 104
BUS303-B
Harrison, Adele L.
09/05/2017 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 253
BUS303-A
Donaldson, Darla R.
01/09/2018 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 253

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 265 or 270 and MAT 115, 123 or higher, or STA 144. (3 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)

BUS315-B
Donaldson, Darla R.
09/05/2017 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 209
BUS315-C
Donaldson, Darla R.
09/05/2017 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 209
BUS315-D
Donaldson, Darla R.
09/05/2017 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 209
BUS315-A
Donaldson, Darla R.
01/09/2018 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 209
BUS315-B
Donaldson, Darla R.
01/09/2018 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 209
BUS315-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2018 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 209

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)

BUS334-A
Weniger, Marc
09/05/2017 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 104
BUS334-C
Weniger, Marc
09/05/2017 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM BUS 250
BUS334-B
Weniger, Marc
09/05/2017 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 250
BUS334-B
Bishop, Jim
01/09/2018 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
BUS334-A
Weniger, Marc
01/09/2018 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA

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)

BUS356-A
Vanderslice, Gaynell
09/05/2017 WF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS ONLN
BUS356-A
Vanderslice, Gaynell
01/09/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA

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)

BUS358-B
Bishop, Jim
09/05/2017 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 125
BUS358-A
Bishop, Jim
09/05/2017 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 203
BUS358-A
Bishop, Jim
01/09/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 202
BUS358-B
Bishop, Jim
01/09/2018 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 203

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)

BUS440-B
Mondorf, Steve J.
09/05/2017 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 209
BUS440-A
Borden, Carnell
09/05/2017 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 209
BUS440-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2018 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 209
BUS440-B
Keyes-Kimbirk, Wendy R
01/09/2018 Th 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM BUS 209

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)

BUS463-A
Walls, John L.
09/05/2017 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 103
BUS463-B
Hove, Tad A.
09/05/2017 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 252
BUS463-A
Alderson, Keanon J.
01/09/2018 W 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM TBA
BUS463-B
Herrity, Andrew C.
01/09/2018 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA

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 or ENT 462. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

BUS485-A
Herrity, Andrew C.
09/05/2017 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 106
BUS485-B
Herrity, Andrew C.
09/05/2017 M 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 104
BUS485-A
Herrity, Andrew C.
01/09/2018 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
BUS485-B
Herrity, Andrew C.
01/09/2018 M 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM TBA

BUS498 Senior Exit Exam

The student will take an exit exam. Prerequisite: Senior Status. Pass/Fail. (0 units; Fall/Spring)

BUS498-A
Harrison, Adele L.
12/04/2017 M 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 204
BUS498-B
Harrison, Adele L.
12/05/2017 T 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM BUS 204
BUS498-A
Harrison, Adele L.
01/09/2018 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM TBA
BUS498-B
Harrison, Adele L.
01/09/2018 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM TBA

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)

MKT333-C
O'Neill, Kevin James, II
09/05/2017 T 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM BUS ONLN
MKT333-B
Ortiz, Madeline H.
09/05/2017 MW 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM BUS ONLN
MKT333-A
Ortiz, Madeline H.
09/05/2017 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 202
MKT333-A
Weniger, Marc
01/09/2018 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
MKT333-B
Weniger, Marc
01/09/2018 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM TBA

 

Concentration Courses (12 units)

Students must complete all requirements in one of the following concentrations: management, entrepreneurship, finance, international business, social entrepreneurship or real estate (starting fall 2017). 

Entrepreneurship (12 units)

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

ENT357 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)

ENT357-B
Herrity, Andrew C.
09/05/2017 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 253
ENT357-A
Gouveia, Nolan M.
09/05/2017 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS ONLN
ENT357-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2018 T 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM TBA ONLN
ENT357-B
Herrity, Andrew C.
01/09/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA

ENT442 Entrepreneurial Opportunity

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)

ENT462 Entrepreneurial Behvr & Ldrship

An examination of theory and practice regarding behavior and leadership in organizations that leads to excellent job performance with particular focus on entrepreneurs, entrepreneurial leaders, and job performance in entrepreneurial organizations. (3 units; Fall)

ENT462-A
Herrity, Andrew C.
09/05/2017 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 104

Complete 3 additional units from the following:

BUS374 Entrepreneurial Finance

An overview of financial principles as they apply to the entrepreneurial environment. Topics covered include an introduction to the financial environment for entrepreneurs, development of business & financial plans, organizing and financing a new venture, measuring and evaluating financial performance, obtaining financing, creating value, and structuring for growth. Additional topics will be included as applicable to the entrepreneurial environment. Prerequisite: BUS303. (3.0 units; As offered)¢«

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 even years)

BUS435-A
Alderson, Keanon J.
01/09/2018 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA ONLN

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 odd years)

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. May be repeated for a total of six (6 units) Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean of the School of Business. (1-3 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)

BUS491-IN
Donaldson, Darla R.
09/05/2017 - Instructor OFFC
BUS491-A
Donaldson, Darla R.
01/09/2018 - Instructor OFFC

ENT362 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; Spring even years)

ENT362-A
Donaldson, Darla R.
01/09/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA

Finance (12 units)

Students must complete 12 units from the following:

FIN405 Financial Analysis and Forecstng

This course covers a more in-depth analysis of financial statements and the integration of financial forecasting based on interpreting financial data and performance. Students will evaluate investment alternatives and apply risk analysis to the valuation process from a decision-makers’ perspective. Prerequisites: BUS 303 and 315. (3 units; Spring)

FIN405-A
Christie, Stephen R.
01/09/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA

FIN310 Intermediate Business Finance

An overview of long-term financing topics intended to prepare the students for upper division courses covering additional finance areas. Course includes advanced components of corporate finance with an emphasis on the practices that shape the financial decision-making process. These include risk/return models, valuation of securities, capital budgeting, and capital structure decisions. Prerequisite: BUS 303. (3 units; Spring)

FIN310-A
Harrison, Adele L.
01/09/2018 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA

Complete six (6) additional units from the following:

FIN325 Financial Markets and Institutns

Students examine the role of regulators, depository institutions, insurance companies, and financial markets in the process of intermediation. Key concepts include interest rate determination, methods of security valuation, managing commercial banking, and risk management in financial institutions. Prerequisites: BUS 218 and 303. (3 units; Spring)

FIN325-A
Harrison, Adele L.
01/09/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA ONLN

FIN415 Investments

This course provides an overview of investment principles and practices with an emphasis on financial markets and pricing models. Topics covered include the securities markets, risk/return relationships, portfolio theory and the capital asset pricing model, debt securities, derivatives, and security analysis covering equity valuation. In addition, the student will participate in a real-time stock market stimulation throughout the course. Prerequisite: FIN 325. (3 units; Fall)

FIN415-A
Parsons, Dean E.
09/05/2017 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 252

BUS374 Entrepreneurial Finance

An overview of financial principles as they apply to the entrepreneurial environment. Topics covered include an introduction to the financial environment for entrepreneurs, development of business & financial plans, organizing and financing a new venture, measuring and evaluating financial performance, obtaining financing, creating value, and structuring for growth. Additional topics will be included as applicable to the entrepreneurial environment. Prerequisite: BUS303. (3.0 units; As offered)¢«

BUS474 International Business Finance

Interpretation of finance principles from an international perspective. Topics include overview of the international monetary system, balance of payments, world financial markets and institutions. Additionally, management issues for multi-national firms are covered, including cost of capital, multinational cash management, and tax issues. Prerequisite: BUS303 (Business Finance). (3.0 units; Fall, odd years)

BUS474-A
Parsons, Dean E.
09/05/2017 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 104

International Business (12 units)

Students must complete 12 units from the following:

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)

BUS474 International Business Finance

Interpretation of finance principles from an international perspective. Topics include overview of the international monetary system, balance of payments, world financial markets and institutions. Additionally, management issues for multi-national firms are covered, including cost of capital, multinational cash management, and tax issues. Prerequisite: BUS303 (Business Finance). (3.0 units; Fall, odd years)

BUS474-A
Parsons, Dean E.
09/05/2017 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 104

ICS430 Intercultural Communications

This course will address principles and processes of communication from one culture to another. Attention will be given to different perceptions, ways of thinking, values, verbal and non-verbal expression, and sub-groups within a given culture. Prerequisites: Previous Biblical Studies and Intercultural Studies coursework. (3 units; Multicultural; Spring)

ICS430-A
Nsofor, C. Fyne L.
09/05/2017 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 250
ICS430-A
Nsofor, C. Fyne L.
01/09/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA

MKT444 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: MKT333 (3 units; Fall odd years)

MKT444-A
Weniger, Marc
09/05/2017 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 104

Management (12 units)

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)

BUS343-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2018 MWF 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA

ENT357 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)

ENT357-B
Herrity, Andrew C.
09/05/2017 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 253
ENT357-A
Gouveia, Nolan M.
09/05/2017 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS ONLN
ENT357-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2018 T 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM TBA ONLN
ENT357-B
Herrity, Andrew C.
01/09/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA

Complete six (6) units from the following:

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)

BUS356-A
Vanderslice, Gaynell
09/05/2017 WF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS ONLN
BUS356-A
Vanderslice, Gaynell
01/09/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA

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 even years)

BUS435-A
Alderson, Keanon J.
01/09/2018 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA ONLN

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)

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 odd years)

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 even years)

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. May be repeated for a total of six (6 units) Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean of the School of Business. (1-3 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)

BUS491-IN
Donaldson, Darla R.
09/05/2017 - Instructor OFFC
BUS491-A
Donaldson, Darla R.
01/09/2018 - Instructor OFFC

Real Estate Management (12 units)

REM301 Real Estate Principles

This introductory course will review real estate terminology, real estate law, real estate finance, mortgages, taxes, escrow, acquisition and transfer of real property, liens and encumbrances, leases, contracts, unlawful discrimination, agency, business principles, and ethics. (3 units; Spring)

REM301-A
Zorn, Edward John
09/05/2017 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM James Complex ONLN
REM301-A
Zorn, Edward John
01/09/2018 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA

REM336 Real Estate Practice

Subjects discussed in this course are the major topics of Law, Agency Issues, Contracts and Closings, Financing, Taxation, Leasing and other practical topics geared toward the successful practice of real estate. This course focuses on what it takes to succeed in the real estate business. Field work required. Prerequisite: BUS 301. (3 units; Fall)

REM336-A
Zorn, Edward John
01/09/2018 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA ONLN

REM406 Real Estate Law

An examination of the fundamentals of real estate from a legal perspective. Topics include; contracts, real property rights and ownership, agency law, landlord and tenant rights, liens, encumbrances, land use, title, and real estate licensure laws. Prerequisite: BUS 358 and REM 301. (3 units; Fall even years)

REM436 Real Estate Finance

An intermediate finance course reviewing the role of finance in the real estate marketplace. Course topics include; residential and commercial mortgages, interest rates, appraisal, underwriting, income property and investment analysis, risk, valuation, taxation, the secondary mortgage market, and REITS. Prerequisites: BUS 303 and REM 301. (3 units; Spring odd years)

Social Entrepreneurship (12 units)

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)

ENT362 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; Spring even years)

ENT362-A
Donaldson, Darla R.
01/09/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA

ENT442 Entrepreneurial Opportunity

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)

Choose one from the following:

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. May be repeated for a total of six (6 units) Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean of the School of Business. (1-3 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)

BUS491-IN
Donaldson, Darla R.
09/05/2017 - Instructor OFFC
BUS491-A
Donaldson, Darla R.
01/09/2018 - Instructor OFFC

ICS375 Current Events and Movements

This course will examine current political, social, economic and human events in select areas of the world. Students will explore the global impact of these events and will address ways in which the Church can provide positive change. Prerequisite: Previous Biblical Studies coursework. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

ICS375-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/05/2017 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 203
ICS375-B
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/05/2017 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 202
ICS375-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
01/09/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA
ICS375-B
Stumpf, Amy R.
01/09/2018 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA