Courses

Core Business Requirements

  

Lower Division Core Business 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

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

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

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

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

FIN101 Personal Financial Management

An overview of personal financial management offers students power over financial resources, freedom to give generously, and insight for better citizenship. The course emphasizes concepts such as goal setting, budgeting, debt management, investing, major purchases, insurance, and retirement/estate planning. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

FIN101-A
Harrison, Adele L.
09/07/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 250
FIN101-A
Harrison, Adele L.
01/10/2022 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS

 

Upper Division Core Business 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Finance Requirements

 

Upper Division Finance Requirements 

ACC430 Federal Income Tax Accounting

Covers the theory of tax accounting with practical applications to individuals, proprietorships, partnerships, corporations, and fiduciary organizations. Prerequisite: ACC 251. (3 units; Fall & OPS)

ACC430-A
Markley, Randy T
09/07/2021 F 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM CBU Virtual SYNC

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: BUS 303. (3 units; Fall)

BUS474-A
Parsons, Dean E.
09/07/2021 W 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM BUS 104

COM308 Interpersonal Communications

This class examines the dynamics of the two-person communication process. Students will study the development of self-concept, self-disclosure, perception, listening, and feedback as they affect the communication process. Non-verbal communication, attitudes, beliefs, and values will also be explored. (3 units; Fall/Spring & OPS)

COM308-A
Boes, Cynthia D.
09/07/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex 171
COM308-A
Boes, Cynthia D.
01/10/2022 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM James Complex 245

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; Fall)

FIN310-A
Harrison, Adele L.
01/10/2022 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS

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.
03/07/2022 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS

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, 315, and either FIN 310 or ACC 311. (3 units; Fall)

FIN405-A
Harrison, Adele L.
09/07/2021 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 250

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
Wendee, Paul Michael
09/07/2021 M 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM BUS 250

FIN425 Retirement and Estate Planning

This course focuses on key components, legal requirements, and restrictions, related to effective retirement and estate planning. Specific topics are types of retirement plans, implementing gifts, trusts and life insurance as means of transferring assets after death, and regulatory and tax considerations within retirement and estate planning. Prerequisite: FIN 415. (3 units; Spring, odd years)

FIN425-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS

FIN430 Risk Management

This course focuses on identifying risk factors and developing appropriate strategies to mitigate those factors. Specific topics of discussion include credit, market, and operational risk from a corporate perspective and insurance needs analysis for businesses and individuals. Health, disability, long-term care, and life insurances plus annuities will be addressed at the individual level. Overview of the role derivatives play in mitigating risk included. Prerequisite: FIN 415. (3 units; Spring, odd years)

FIN430-A
Wendee, Paul Michael
01/10/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 252

 

Upper Division Finance Elective Requirement

Complete three (3) units from the following:

ACC480 Accounting Ethics

This course focuses on the ethical and professional responsibilities of CPAs in public and private practice. Ethical reasoning, corporate governance, decision making and ethical frameworks will be examined to provide a base of understanding. The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and other professional standards will be studied as they apply to the practice of accounting. Prerequisite: Senior status. (3 units; Fall)

ACC480-A
Kaminski, Ellen Elizabeth
09/07/2021 M 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 253

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. Prerequisite: REM 301. (3 units; Spring, odd years)

REM436-A
Maas, Jeff
01/10/2022 W 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM BUS 252

FIN489 Finance Practicum

Students will apply finance knowledge to collaboratively complete a designated project for an outside organization or practice portfolio management with the student-managed investment fund. May be repeated for a maximum of six (6) units. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

FIN489-A
Harrison, Adele L.
09/07/2021 W 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 250
FIN489-A
Harrison, Adele L.
01/10/2022 Th 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM BUS

FIN491 Internship in Finance

A practiced application of finance principles in a business or campus setting under professional supervision. May be repeated for a maximum of six (6) units of credit. Prerequisite: Permission from the Dean of the School of Business. (1-3 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)