Course Descriptions

College of Business Administration Special Topics Courses

Course Descriptions

BUS 101 Introduction to University Life (1-0-1). Part of the university's General Education Requirements, this is a required course for freshmen intending to pursue the degree in business or computer and information science. Covers various issues related to university life, academic achievement and choosing a major, career planning, and related topics. Return to top

BUS 151 World of Business (3-0-3). Introduces students to the global environment of modern business, the structure of business enterprises, entrepreneurship, innovation and the creation of capital, and to the management, marketing, financial analysis, and strategies that create successful organizations. Introduces students to the study of business and to the challenges and rewards of professional careers in this field. Return to top

BUS 193 Special Topics (2-4 credits). Special topics in business, suitable for students in their first or second year of college. Open to students from all colleges or majors. A free elective; does not count toward the BBA degree core requirements. Return to top

BUS 293 Special Topics (2-4 credits). Special topics in business, suitable for students in their first or second year of college. Open to students from all colleges or majors. A free elective; does not count toward the BBA degree core requirements. Return to top

BUS 393 Special Topics (2-4 credits). Special topics in business, suitable for students in their second or third year of college. Open to students from all colleges or majors. A free elective; does not count toward the BBA degree core requirements. Return to top

BUS 490 Business Internship (1-4 credits). Prerequisites: Approval of program head or department chair; senior standing. Designed to provide the business student with supervised professional work experience in one or more areas of business. Internship experience will be sponsored by a professor in a business discipline and will require a written proposal and a final report. Return to top

BUS 493 Special Topics (2-4 credits). Special topics in business, suitable for students in their third or fourth year of college. Open to students from all colleges or majors. A free elective; does not count toward the BBA degree core requirements. Return to top

BUS 496 Independent Study (1-4 credits). Prerequisite: Senior standing or permission of program director. Enables qualified students to explore or investigate special areas of interest in business administration. Must prepare study proposal on a topic approved by a faculty adviser and program director, and submit a professional management report upon completion of the project. Return to top

BUS 499 Honors Thesis in Business Administration (4 credits). Prerequisite: Restricted to senior honors students in Business Administration. The Honors Thesis requires the honors student to conduct a piece of original research in business administration under the supervision of a Business faculty member. The thesis will be presented orally and submitted as a written report. Return to top

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