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 & OPS)

ACC250-B
Browning, Julianna
08/24/2020 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
ACC250-A
Browning, Julianna
08/24/2020 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
ACC250-D
Christie, Stephen R.
08/24/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
ACC250-C
Christie, Stephen R.
08/24/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
ACC250-E
Kaminski, Ellen Elizabeth
08/24/2020 M 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM TBA ONLN
ACC250-A
Browning, Julianna
01/11/2021 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS

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.
08/24/2020 W 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM TBA
BUS101-D
Alderson, Keanon J.
08/24/2020 M 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM TBA
BUS101-A
Alderson, Keanon J.
08/24/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
BUS101-B
Gouveia, Nolan M.
08/24/2020 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 203
BUS101-A
Alderson, Keanon J.
01/11/2021 M 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS
BUS101-B
Alderson, Keanon J.
01/11/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus L243

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-D
Namvar, Bob
08/24/2020 M 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM TBA
BUS217-C
Yoo, James J.
08/24/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 202
BUS217-B
Khashadourian, Edmund
08/24/2020 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 203
BUS217-A
Namvar, Bob
08/24/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 123
BUS217-A
Namvar, Bob
01/11/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 124
BUS217-B
Khashadourian, Edmund
01/11/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 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; Fall/Spring)

BUS237-B
Lainson, Douglas L.
08/24/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA
BUS237-D
Winter, Natalie A
08/24/2020 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS ONLN
BUS237-A
Devlin, April Marie
08/24/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 203
BUS237-C
Winter, Natalie A
08/24/2020 Th 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS ONLN
BUS237-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS
BUS237-C
Lainson, Douglas L.
01/11/2021 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS
BUS237-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 203

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 & OPS)

CIS265-E
Shade, Karen S
08/24/2020 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
CIS265-D
Mc Connell-Freeman, Christy Lee
08/24/2020 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA ONLN
CIS265-H
Mc Connell-Freeman, Christy Lee
08/24/2020 MW 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA ONLN
CIS265-I
Corso, Anthony J.
08/24/2020 Th 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM TBA ONLN
CIS265-F
Corso, Anthony J.
08/24/2020 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA ONLN
CIS265-J
Corso, Anthony J.
08/24/2020 T 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM TBA ONLN
CIS265-G
Phillips, Timothy,, Jr
08/24/2020 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM TBA
CIS265-K
Corso, Anthony J.
08/24/2020 Th 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA ONLN
CIS265-A
Bainum, Pamela Diane
08/24/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA
CIS265-B
Bainum, Pamela Diane
08/24/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
CIS265-C
Phillips, Timothy,, Jr
08/24/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
CIS265-B
Corso, Anthony J.
01/11/2021 Th 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM James Complex ONLN
CIS265-C
Shade, Karen S
01/11/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM James Complex 367
CIS265-K
Phillips, Timothy,, Jr
01/11/2021 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 367
CIS265-L
Mc Connell-Freeman, Christy Lee
01/11/2021 T 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM James Complex ONLN
CIS265-A
Corso, Anthony J.
01/11/2021 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center ONLN
CIS265-D
Corso, Anthony J.
01/11/2021 Th 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center ONLN
CIS265-E
Corso, Anthony J.
01/11/2021 T 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM BUS ONLN
CIS265-F
Shade, Karen S
01/11/2021 Th 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center ONLN
CIS265-G
Shade, Karen S
01/11/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 209
CIS265-H
Bainum, Pamela Diane
01/11/2021 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B113
CIS265-I
Bainum, Pamela Diane
01/11/2021 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Yeager Center B113
CIS265-J
Mc Connell-Freeman, Christy Lee
01/11/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 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 265 or 270. (3 units; Fall/Spring & OPS)

BUS303-C
Harrison, Adele L.
08/24/2020 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
BUS303-A
Harrison, Adele L.
08/24/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
BUS303-B
Wendee, Paul Michael
08/24/2020 TTh 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
BUS303-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS
BUS303-B
Harrison, Adele L.
01/11/2021 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS

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-B
Weniger, Marc
08/24/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
BUS334-A
Weniger, Marc
08/24/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
BUS334-B
Weniger, Marc
01/11/2021 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS
BUS334-A
Weniger, Marc
01/11/2021 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
08/24/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
BUS358-A
Bishop, Jim
08/24/2020 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus M262
BUS358-B
Bishop, Jim
01/11/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS
BUS358-A
Bishop, Jim
01/11/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A111

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.
08/24/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
BUS485-B
Herrity, Andrew C.
08/24/2020 M 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM TBA
BUS485-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS
BUS485-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS

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-A
Herrity, Andrew C.
08/24/2020 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM TBA
ENT357-C
Alderson, Keanon J.
08/24/2020 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
ENT357-D
Winter, Natalie A
08/24/2020 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 203
ENT357-B
Gouveia, Nolan M.
08/24/2020 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 204
ENT357-A
Weniger, Marc
01/11/2021 M 8:15 AM - 11:15 AM BUS
ENT357-B
Gouveia, Nolan M.
01/11/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS

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.
08/24/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS
ENT442-A
Gouveia, Nolan M.
01/11/2021 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM BUS

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)

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-A
Ortiz, Mandy H.
08/24/2020 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
MKT333-C
Ortiz, Mandy H.
08/24/2020 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 204
MKT333-B
Winter, Natalie A
08/24/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 202
MKT333-A
Ortiz, Mandy H.
01/11/2021 MW 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM BUS
MKT333-B
Weniger, Marc
01/11/2021 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM BUS
MKT333-C
Ortiz, Mandy H.
01/11/2021 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS

 

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.
01/11/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS

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)

 

 

Concentrations (18-21 units)

 

Students must complete all requirements for a second major, a minor, or the Business or Family Business Management concentration:

 

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
Yoo, James J.
08/24/2020 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 202
BUS218-B
Namvar, Bob
08/24/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 125
BUS218-C
Wendee, Paul Michael
01/11/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 104
BUS218-A
Namvar, Bob
01/11/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 125
BUS218-B
Wendee, Paul Michael
01/11/2021 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 202

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
08/24/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
BUS343-A
Board, Afarah
01/11/2021 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
08/24/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
BUS356-B
Vanderslice, Gaynell
08/24/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
BUS356-A
Vanderslice, Gaynell
01/11/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS
BUS356-B
Vanderslice, Gaynell
01/11/2021 M 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS

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.
01/11/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS

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)

MKT353-A
Ortiz, Mandy H.
08/24/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
MKT353-A
Assaf, Raef J
01/11/2021 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 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; Spring & OPS)

ACC251-A
Browning, Julianna
08/24/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
ACC251-A
Christie, Stephen R.
01/11/2021 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS
ACC251-C
Kaminski, Ellen Elizabeth
01/11/2021 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS
ACC251-D
Christie, Stephen R.
01/11/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS
ACC251-E
Browning, Julianna
01/11/2021 W 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM BUS
ACC251-B
Kaminski, Ellen Elizabeth
01/11/2021 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS ONLN

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 & OPS)

BUS315-C
Girju, Marina Magdalena
08/24/2020 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 209
BUS315-A
Khashadourian, Edmund
08/24/2020 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 209
BUS315-B
Girju, Marina Magdalena
08/24/2020 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 209
BUS315-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS
BUS315-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM BUS

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
08/24/2020 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM TBA
BUS463-B
Herrity, Andrew C.
08/24/2020 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
BUS463-A
Vanderslice, Gaynell
01/11/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS
BUS463-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS

  


 

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
08/24/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
BUS356-B
Vanderslice, Gaynell
08/24/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
BUS356-A
Vanderslice, Gaynell
01/11/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS
BUS356-B
Vanderslice, Gaynell
01/11/2021 M 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS

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.
01/11/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS

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)

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)

LDR470-A
Weniger, Marc
08/24/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA

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.
01/11/2021 T 2:00 PM - 5:00 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)

MKT353-A
Ortiz, Mandy H.
08/24/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
MKT353-A
Assaf, Raef J
01/11/2021 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 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
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 M 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM BUS