Academic Catalog

2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Business Administration Minor

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Degree Type Offered: Minor

Consists of 24 credit hours (8 three-credit courses):

BUS-120 Survey of Business

Credits: 3 Term Offered: Fall and Spring

Introduces a variety of business principles and practices as a foundation for students majoring in Business Administration and for non-business majors interested in acquiring basic understanding of the business world. Addresses aspects of leadership and personal assessment and development through a semester-long business plan project, helping students to assess their interest in and aptitude for various business disciplines.

ECON-200 Principles of Macroeconomics

Credits: 3 Term Offered: Fall and Spring

Introduces scarcity, opportunity cost, and supply and demand analysis, with special emphasis on aggregate economic growth, unemployment, inflation, and fiscal and monetary policies. Prerequisite: FILA-150 or FILA-350 FILA general education: social sciences

ECON-210 Principles of Microeconomics

Credits: 3 Term Offered: Fall and Spring

Analysis of individual choice and market behavior, with special emphasis on price and output relationships and the economics of the firm. Prerequisite: FILA-150 or FILA-350 FILA general education: social sciences

BUS-201 Principles of Accounting I

Credits: 3 Term Offered: Fall and Spring

Accounting for sole proprietorships and corporations, accounting records, processing accounting information and financial statement content.

BUS-202 Principles of Accounting II

Credits: 3 Term Offered: Fall and Spring

Accounting for partnerships, time-value of money applications, cash flows, budgeting, cost determination, responsibility accounting, and decision-driven financial information. Prerequisite: BUS-201

BUS-300 Principles of Organization Management

Credits: 3 Term Offered: Fall and Spring

General overview of the principles of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling human and other resources for the achievement of an organization's goals. Examines the impact and role of communication, motivation, group dynamics, and organization culture, conflict and change as the context for current management practices. Uses written and oral reports to develop student writing and speaking skills. Prerequisites: BUS-120, ENG-110 or permission of the instructor

BUS-310 Principles of Marketing

Credits: 3 Term Offered: Fall and Spring

Explores the principles and practices of how goods, services, and ideas are developed and distributed in order to satisfy individual and organization needs, wants and objectives. Emphasis is placed on the micro-marketing perspectives including product, price, promotion and place. Prerequisites: BUS-120 and COMM-100, or permission of instructor; ECON-210 recommended but not required

Plus 3 additional credit hours in ECON or BUS courses numbered 300 or above

Credits for BUS or ECON-480, ECON-490, ECON-491 and ECON-499 may not be applied to the requirements for either the major or minor in business administration.