Courses

Major Courses

 

Lower Division Requirements

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/Spring & OPS)

ACC250-A
Browning, Julianna
09/07/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 252
ACC250-B
Browning, Julianna
09/07/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 252
ACC250-D
Kaminski, Ellen Elizabeth
09/07/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 253
ACC250-C
Browning, Julianna
09/07/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
ACC250-A
Browning, Julianna
01/10/2022 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 252

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-E
Vanderslice, Gaynell
09/07/2021 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM BUS 202
BUS101-C
Alderson, Keanon J.
09/07/2021 W 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 203
BUS101-A
Alderson, Keanon J.
09/07/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 202
BUS101-B
Alderson, Keanon J.
09/07/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 202
BUS101-B
Alderson, Keanon J.
01/10/2022 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS
BUS101-A
Alderson, Keanon J.
01/10/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 124

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 & OPS)

BUS217-A
Namvar, Bob
09/07/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 251
BUS217-E
Wendee, Paul Michael
09/07/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 250
BUS217-C
Namvar, Bob
09/07/2021 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM BUS 202
BUS217-B
Namvar, Bob
09/07/2021 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 202
BUS217-B
Namvar, Bob
01/10/2022 M 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM BUS
BUS217-A
Namvar, Bob
01/10/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 203

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; Fall/Spring)

BUS237-A
Devlin, April Marie
09/07/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus L240
BUS237-D
Winter, Natalie A
09/07/2021 T 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM BUS ONLN
BUS237-B
Alderson, Keanon J.
09/07/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 202
BUS237-C
Winter, Natalie A
09/07/2021 Th 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS ONLN
BUS237-B
Winter, Natalie A
01/10/2022 Th 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center ONLN
BUS237-A
Winter, Natalie A
01/10/2022 T 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center ONLN

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; Fall/Spring & OPS)

CIS270-A
Gramling, Timothy S.
09/07/2021 W 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM James Complex 367
CIS270-C
Mc Connell-Freeman, Christy Lee
01/10/2022 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 209
CIS270-A
Borden, Carnell
01/10/2022 M 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 209
CIS270-B
Borden, Carnell
01/10/2022 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 209

   

Upper Division Requirements

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. Prerequisites: ACC 250 or 350, and CIS 270. (3 units; Fall/Spring & OPS)

BUS303-B
Harrison, Adele L.
09/07/2021 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM BUS 250
BUS303-A
Harrison, Adele L.
09/07/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 250
BUS303-B
Harrison, Adele L.
01/10/2022 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM BUS
BUS303-A
Wendee, Paul Michael
01/10/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 251

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 & OPS)

BUS334-A
Weniger, Marc
09/07/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 251
BUS334-B
Weniger, Marc
09/07/2021 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 204
BUS334-A
Weniger, Marc
01/10/2022 W 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS
BUS334-B
Weniger, Marc
01/10/2022 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS

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 & OPS)

BUS358-B
Bishop, Jim
09/07/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 250
BUS358-A
Bishop, Jim
09/07/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 251
BUS358-B
Bishop, Jim
01/10/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 252
BUS358-A
Bishop, Jim
01/10/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 104

BUS485 Business Policy and 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. Prerequisites: BUS 303, 463, and MKT 333 or ENT 462. (3 units; Fall/Spring & OPS)

BUS485-A
Herrity, Andrew C.
09/07/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 251
BUS485-B
Herrity, Andrew C.
09/07/2021 M 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 202
BUS485-B
Herrity, Andrew C.
01/10/2022 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 251
BUS485-A
Herrity, Andrew C.
01/10/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 250

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/Spring)

ENT357-A
Herrity, Andrew C.
09/07/2021 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM BUS 251
ENT357-C
Winter, Natalie A
09/07/2021 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 204
ENT357-B
Gouveia, Nolan M.
09/07/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 203
ENT357-B
Winter, Natalie A
01/10/2022 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 202
ENT357-A
Herrity, Andrew C.
01/10/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 202

ENT442 Opportunity and the Lean Startup

Students learn to recognize the difference between ideas and opportunities for the purpose of evaluating the likely commercial success of business concepts and ideas, using Lean Startup theory and experiments. The course is also suitable for non-business majors to learn how to evaluate an idea in their field or discipline as a potential entrepreneurial opportunity. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

ENT442-A
Gouveia, Nolan M.
09/07/2021 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 251
ENT442-A
Gouveia, Nolan M.
01/10/2022 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM BUS 250

ENT462 Entrepreneurial Bhvr and 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, odd years)

ENT462-A
Gouveia, Nolan M.
09/07/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 202

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 & OPS)

MKT333-A
Ortiz, Mandy H.
09/07/2021 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 204
MKT333-C
Ortiz, Mandy H.
09/07/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 123
MKT333-B
Winter, Natalie A
09/07/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 204
MKT333-A
Ortiz, Mandy H.
01/10/2022 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 202
MKT333-B
Gouveia, Nolan M.
01/10/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 203
MKT333-C
Winter, Natalie A
01/10/2022 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center A111

 

Upper Division Elective Requirement

Complete 3 additional upper division 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: BUS 303. (3 units; As offered)

BUS374-A
Gouveia, Nolan M.
01/10/2022 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 250

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
Gouveia, Nolan M.
01/10/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS

 

 

Concentrations (18-21 units)

 

Students must complete all requirements for a second major, a minor, or one of the following concentrations:

    • Business 
    • Family Business Management

 

Business (21 units)

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 & OPS)

BUS218-A
Namvar, Bob
09/07/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 202
BUS218-B
Namvar, Bob
01/10/2022 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 204
BUS218-A
Namvar, Bob
01/10/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 204

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 & OPS)

BUS343-A
Board, Afarah
01/10/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS

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 units; Fall/Spring)

BUS356-A
Vanderslice, Gaynell
09/07/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 252
BUS356-B
Vanderslice, Gaynell
09/07/2021 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 252
BUS356-C
Devlin, April Marie
09/07/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 253
BUS356-B
Vanderslice, Gaynell
01/10/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS
BUS356-A
Vanderslice, Gaynell
01/10/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 250

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)

BUS464-A
Alderson, Keanon J.
01/10/2022 M 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 204

MKT353 Integrated Marketing Communicatn

This course examines the best practices companies use to perform integrated marketing communications (IMC). IMC includes advertising, sales promotion, direct marketing, personal selling, public relations, customer segmentation and selection, branding, and building customer relationships. Integration of these functions is essential to the success of the marketing strategy of the organization. Prerequisite: MKT 333. (3 units; Fall & OPS)

MKT353-A
Ortiz, Mandy H.
09/07/2021 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 106
MKT353-A
Ortiz, Mandy H.
01/10/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS

Complete one of the following courses:

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)

MKT491 Marketing Internship

Under faculty supervision, the student will work with an outside organization in the field of marketing. Prerequisites: MKT 333 and permission of the Dean of the School of Business. (1-3 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)

Complete 3 additional units from the following:

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; Fall/Spring & OPS)

ACC251-A
Browning, Julianna
09/07/2021 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 252
ACC251-C
Browning, Julianna
01/10/2022 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 251
ACC251-B
Browning, Julianna
01/10/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 251

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 & OPS)

BUS315-B
Borden, Carnell
09/07/2021 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
BUS315-A
Borden, Carnell
09/07/2021 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 209
BUS315-A
Girju, Marina Magdalena
01/10/2022 W 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 209
BUS315-B
Girju, Marina Magdalena
01/10/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 209

BUS463 Business and 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 & OPS)

BUS463-A
Vanderslice, Gaynell
09/07/2021 W 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 250
BUS463-B
Herrity, Andrew C.
09/07/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 104
BUS463-A
Vanderslice, Gaynell
01/10/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 250
BUS463-B
Herrity, Andrew C.
01/10/2022 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 251

  


 

Family Business Management (18 units)

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 units; Fall/Spring)

BUS356-A
Vanderslice, Gaynell
09/07/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 252
BUS356-B
Vanderslice, Gaynell
09/07/2021 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 252
BUS356-C
Devlin, April Marie
09/07/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 253
BUS356-B
Vanderslice, Gaynell
01/10/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS
BUS356-A
Vanderslice, Gaynell
01/10/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 250

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)

BUS464-A
Alderson, Keanon J.
01/10/2022 M 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 204

LDR430 Decision Making and Leadership

This course explores various biases, common heuristics, and social dynamics that often lead to faulty decisions and evaluates strategies and tactics to safe guard the decision making process so as to enhance the probability of implementing good decisions. Students will also study the creative process and models for making wise decisions that optimize personal and collective outcomes. (3 units; Spring, even years, & OPS)

LDR430-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS

LDR470 Group and Leadership

Effective groups and teams are critical in modern organizations, yet there are often dysfunctional dynamics and processes within the group. This course will provide the student with fundamental concepts relating to group dynamics, group decision making, and interpersonal conflict. Special attention will be paid to diversity in this class. Students will gain a better understanding of dynamics of group interaction in professional and social settings. Understanding the dynamics of small group interaction and having an understanding of some of the techniques for solving conflict and improving communication toward future benefits. This course will provide the platform necessary for the student to engage in accurate communication of ideas which can influence other behavior. (3 units; Fall, even years, & OPS)

MKT443 Personal Selling and Sales Mgmnt

An introduction to the profession of personal selling and sales management. The choice of sales and sales management as a career will be discussed. Topics of interest include: Strategically planning each sales call within a larger account strategy, making the sales call, strengthening communications, responding helpfully to objections, obtaining commitment, and building partnerships. Sales force planning, organizing, management, territory development, selection, compensation, sales force effectiveness, and performance will also be analyzed and discussed. Prerequisite: MKT 333. (3 units; Spring, odd years)

MKT443-A
Alderson, Keanon J.
01/10/2022 W 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS

Complete three (3) additional units from the following:

MKT353 Integrated Marketing Communicatn

This course examines the best practices companies use to perform integrated marketing communications (IMC). IMC includes advertising, sales promotion, direct marketing, personal selling, public relations, customer segmentation and selection, branding, and building customer relationships. Integration of these functions is essential to the success of the marketing strategy of the organization. Prerequisite: MKT 333. (3 units; Fall & OPS)

MKT353-A
Ortiz, Mandy H.
09/07/2021 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 106
MKT353-A
Ortiz, Mandy H.
01/10/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS

MKT363 Social Media and Content Mrktng

Students will learn how to use social media and content marketing to communicate an organization's message and engage with customers. Additionally, students will learn how to manage an organization's social media presence. Prerequisite: MKT 333. (3 units; Spring, odd years)

MKT363-A
Devlin, April Marie
01/10/2022 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 202