Courses

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)

ACC250-B
Browning, Julianna
09/03/2019 W 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM BUS ONLN
ACC250-D
Christie, Stephen R.
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 106
ACC250-C
Christie, Stephen R.
09/03/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 106
ACC250-A
Kaminski, Ellen Elizabeth
09/03/2019 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 124
ACC250-A
Browning, Julianna
01/13/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS

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
Kaminski, Ellen Elizabeth
09/03/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 106
ACC251-A
Christie, Stephen R.
01/13/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS
ACC251-C
Kaminski, Ellen Elizabeth
01/13/2020 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 253
ACC251-D
Christie, Stephen R.
01/13/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS
ACC251-E
Browning, Julianna
01/13/2020 W 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM BUS
ACC251-B
Kaminski, Ellen Elizabeth
01/13/2020 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS ONLN

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.
09/03/2019 W 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 251
BUS101-B
Alderson, Keanon J.
09/03/2019 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS ONLN
BUS101-D
Alderson, Keanon J.
09/03/2019 M 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 251
BUS101-A
Alderson, Keanon J.
09/03/2019 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS ONLN
BUS101-A
Alderson, Keanon J.
01/13/2020 M 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS
BUS101-B
Alderson, Keanon J.
01/13/2020 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-D
Yoo, James J.
09/03/2019 M 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 253
BUS217-C
Wendee, Paul Michael
09/03/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 202
BUS217-B
Khashadourian, Edmund
09/03/2019 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS ONLN
BUS217-A
Namvar, Bob
09/03/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 202
BUS217-A
Namvar, Bob
01/13/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 202
BUS217-B
Khashadourian, Edmund
01/13/2020 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 202

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
Wendee, Paul Michael
09/03/2019 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 202
BUS218-B
Namvar, Bob
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 202
BUS218-A
Namvar, Bob
01/13/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 202
BUS218-B
Namvar, Bob
01/13/2020 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 202
BUS218-C
Wendee, Paul Michael
01/13/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM 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-C
Winter, Natalie A
09/03/2019 Th 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS ONLN
BUS237-D
Winter, Natalie A
09/03/2019 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS ONLN
BUS237-B
Lainson, Douglas L.
09/03/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 253
BUS237-A
Winter, Natalie A
09/03/2019 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS ONLN
BUS237-C
Winter, Natalie A
01/13/2020 Th 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS ONLN
BUS237-D
Lainson, Douglas L.
01/13/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS
BUS237-A
Winter, Natalie A
01/13/2020 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus ONLN

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-E
Shade, Karen S
09/03/2019 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM James Complex 375
CIS265-D
Mc Connell-Freeman, Christy Lee
09/03/2019 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex ONLN
CIS265-H
Mc Connell-Freeman, Christy Lee
09/03/2019 MW 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM James Complex ONLN
CIS265-B
Bainum, Pamela Diane
09/03/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B113
CIS265-K
Corso, Anthony J.
09/03/2019 Th 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center ONLN
CIS265-A
Bainum, Pamela Diane
09/03/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B113
CIS265-C
Phillips, Timothy,, Jr
09/03/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 209
CIS265-G
Phillips, Timothy,, Jr
09/03/2019 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM BUS 209
CIS265-I
Corso, Anthony J.
09/03/2019 Th 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Yeager Center ONLN
CIS265-J
Corso, Anthony J.
09/03/2019 T 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Yeager Center ONLN
CIS265-F
Corso, Anthony J.
09/03/2019 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center ONLN
CIS265-B
Corso, Anthony J.
01/13/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex 367
CIS265-C
Shade, Karen S
01/13/2020 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM James Complex 367
CIS265-K
Phillips, Timothy,, Jr
01/13/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 367
CIS265-A
Corso, Anthony J.
01/13/2020 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center ONLN
CIS265-D
Corso, Anthony J.
01/13/2020 Th 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center ONLN
CIS265-E
Corso, Anthony J.
01/13/2020 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center ONLN
CIS265-F
Shade, Karen S
01/13/2020 Th 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center ONLN
CIS265-G
Bainum, Pamela Diane
01/13/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 209
CIS265-H
Bainum, Pamela Diane
01/13/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B113
CIS265-I
Bainum, Pamela Diane
01/13/2020 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Yeager Center B113
CIS265-J
Mc Connell-Freeman, Christy Lee
01/13/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 209
CIS265-L
Mc Connell-Freeman, Christy Lee
01/13/2020 T 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM BUS ONLN

 

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 265 or 270. (3 units; Fall)

BUS303-B
Donaldson, Darla R.
09/03/2019 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 250
BUS303-C
Harrison, Adele L.
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 253
BUS303-A
Donaldson, Darla R.
09/03/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 252
BUS303-A
Donaldson, Darla R.
01/13/2020 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 104
BUS303-B
Harrison, Adele L.
01/13/2020 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS

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-C
Donaldson, Darla R.
09/03/2019 W 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM BUS 209
BUS315-A
Donaldson, Darla R.
09/03/2019 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 209
BUS315-B
Donaldson, Darla R.
09/03/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 209
BUS315-A
Donaldson, Darla R.
01/13/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM 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
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 251
BUS334-B
Weniger, Marc
09/03/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 251
BUS334-B
Weniger, Marc
01/13/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS
BUS334-A
Weniger, Marc
01/13/2020 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 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
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 124
BUS356-B
Vanderslice, Gaynell
09/03/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 253
BUS356-A
Vanderslice, Gaynell
01/13/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS
BUS356-B
Vanderslice, Gaynell
01/13/2020 M 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 253

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
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 250
BUS358-A
Bishop, Jim
09/03/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 250
BUS358-B
Bishop, Jim
01/13/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS
BUS358-A
Bishop, Jim
01/13/2020 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 202

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)

BUS463-A
Walls, John L.
09/03/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 250
BUS463-B
Herrity, Andrew C.
09/03/2019 WF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS ONLN
BUS463-A
Alderson, Keanon J.
01/13/2020 W 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS
BUS463-B
Hove, Tad A.
01/13/2020 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 106
BUS463-C
Vanderslice, Gaynell
01/13/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS

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)

BUS485-B
Herrity, Andrew C.
09/03/2019 M 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 106
BUS485-A
Herrity, Andrew C.
09/03/2019 WF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS ONLN
BUS485-A
Winter, Natalie A
01/13/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 106
BUS485-C
Winter, Natalie A
01/13/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS

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.
11/04/2019 M 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 202
BUS498-B
Harrison, Adele L.
11/05/2019 T 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM BUS 204
BUS498-A
Harrison, Adele L.
01/13/2020 M 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 204
BUS498-B
Harrison, Adele L.
01/13/2020 Th 6:00 PM - 7:30 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)

MKT333-B
Ortiz, Mandy H.
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 103
MKT333-A
Ortiz, Mandy H.
09/03/2019 MW 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM BUS ONLN
MKT333-C
Winter, Natalie A
09/03/2019 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall ONLN
MKT333-A
Ortiz, Mandy H.
01/13/2020 MW 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM BUS ONLN
MKT333-B
Weniger, Marc
01/13/2020 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM BUS
MKT333-C
Ortiz, Mandy H.
01/13/2020 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS ONLN

 

Upper Division Marketing Requirements

MKT323 Marketing Research

The emphasis of the course is on improving the skills of conducting marketing research. This course is designed to teach students the fundamentals of the research process including: recognizing the need for marketing research, planning for marketing research, obtaining and collecting the data, analyzing the data, and presenting the research results. This course concerns the use of marketing research as an aid to making marketing decisions. Accordingly, this course is appropriate for both prospective users of research results and prospective marketing researchers. Primary and secondary research will be performed, qualitative and quantitative methods will be utilized as well. Prerequisites: BUS 315 and MKT 333. (3 units; Spring)

MKT323-A
Girju, Marina Magdalena
01/13/2020 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 209

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.
09/03/2019 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS ONLN

MKT458 Consumer Behavior

A focus on the individual buyer's role in the marketing system; retail operation and how the needs and wants of the buyers are met in a market-oriented system; importance of product image, brand package influence, and store image in influencing consumer purchases. Prerequisite: MKT 333. (3 units; Fall)

MKT458-A
Ortiz, Mandy H.
09/03/2019 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS ONLN
MKT458-A
Ortiz, Mandy H.
01/13/2020 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS ONLN

MKT463 Marketing Management

The formulation and implementation of effective marketing management strategies to achieve the creation of a viable marketing plan. Group presentations, case studies and experiential learning assignments will be performed in and out of class. Prerequisite: MKT 333 and Senior status. (3 units; Spring)

MKT463-A
Ortiz, Mandy H.
01/13/2020 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS ONLN

 

Concentration Courses (12 units)

Students must complete all requirements in one of the following concentrations: International Marketing; Marketing Management; Sales Management or Sport Marketing.

 

International Marketing

ICS430 Intercltrl Communctn And Practc

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. Prerequisite: 3 units of Biblical Studies or Intercultural Studies coursework. (3 units; Spring)

ICS430-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 203

LDR450 Culture and Leadership

This course deepens the student's understanding of principles of collaboration, modeling positive behavior, and mentorship in relation to diverse groups, communities, and individuals. Students will evaluate various effective strategies for fostering and nurturing diversity best practices. The course will also have students appreciate the differences of individuals and how to capitalize on those differences as strengths. (3 units; As offered)

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: MKT 333. (3 units; Fall)

MKT444-A
Weniger, Marc
09/03/2019 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 251

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)

MKT491-IN
Ortiz, Mandy H.
09/03/2019 - Instructor OFFC

 

Marketing Management

Complete 9 additional upper division units in marketing.*

Complete 3 additional upper division units in marketing*, or one of the following:

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; Spring)

COM308-A
Boes, Cynthia D.
09/03/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex 190
COM308-A
Boes, Cynthia D.
01/13/2020 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
COM308-B
Boes, Cynthia D.
01/13/2020 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA

ICS430 Intercltrl Communctn And Practc

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. Prerequisite: 3 units of Biblical Studies or Intercultural Studies coursework. (3 units; Spring)

ICS430-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 203

PRL300 Public Relations

Principles, history and professional practice of public relations and the writing and production of materials for special events, newsletters, and brochures. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

PRL300-A
Pearson, MaryAnn
09/03/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 171
PRL300-A
Pearson, MaryAnn
01/13/2020 MW 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM James Complex ONLN

*No more than 3 units of MKT 491 may be applied to the concentration.

 

Sales Management

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; Spring)

COM308-A
Boes, Cynthia D.
09/03/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex 190
COM308-A
Boes, Cynthia D.
01/13/2020 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
COM308-B
Boes, Cynthia D.
01/13/2020 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA

MKT313 Retailing and Merchandising

To familiarize students with the decisions involved in running a retail firm and the concepts and principles for making those decisions. Topics of discussion will include retail business planning, site selection, retail promotion strategies, HR management, customer relationship management, supply chain management, customer buying behavior, merchandising, space planning and layout, and store management. While the course focuses on the retail industry including retailers of consumer services, the content of the course is also useful for students interested in working for companies that interface with retailers such as manufacturers of consumer products or for students with a general business interest. Prerequisite: MKT 333. (3 units; Fall, even years)

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.
01/13/2020 T 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS ONLN

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)

MKT491-IN
Ortiz, Mandy H.
09/03/2019 - Instructor OFFC

 

Sport Marketing

KIN454 Behavioral Aspects of Sport

A study of the sociological and psychological impact of physical activity on humans. The psychological factors of self-perception, motivation, cooperation, and competition will be examined and used as descriptors to illustrate the idea of sport as an institution of society. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

KIN454-A
White, Clinton Jamar
09/03/2019 T 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
KIN454-A
White, Clinton Jamar
01/13/2020 T 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN

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
Middlebrook, Mark H.
01/13/2020 M 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM BUS

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)

MKT491-IN
Ortiz, Mandy H.
09/03/2019 - Instructor OFFC

PRL300 Public Relations

Principles, history and professional practice of public relations and the writing and production of materials for special events, newsletters, and brochures. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

PRL300-A
Pearson, MaryAnn
09/03/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 171
PRL300-A
Pearson, MaryAnn
01/13/2020 MW 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM James Complex ONLN