Business Courses (BUS)

BUS 5501
Survey of Business Concepts I (3)
  Survey of Business Concepts I provides a survey of key concepts in Management, Marketing, Management Information Systems, and Law that provides a foundation for further study in the MSM or MSHRM courses. Course will not transfer to any other programs. Students must earn a grade of “B” or better in the course.
   
BUS 5502
Survey of Business Concepts II (3)
  Survey of Business Concepts II provides a study of key concepts in Accounting, Finance, Quantitative Management, and Economics that provides a foundation for further study in the MSM or MSHRM courses. Course will not transfer to any other programs. Students must earn a grade of “B” or better in the course.
   
BUS 6600
Survey of Business Concepts (3)
  An overview course of the business management field including the functional areas of economics, marketing, quantitative methods, human relations, and human resource management. A grade of “B” or better is required. Graduate standing, acceptance into the MBA program, all undergraduate business prerequisite courses or equivalent completed.
   
BUS 6601
International Business Law (3)
  A review of international business legal systems and international law as it applies to Multinational businesses operating in a Global environment to include: international sales, credits, and commercial transactions, international treaties, U.S. trade law and regulation of the international market place.
   
BUS 6605
Business & Professional Communication (3)
  Development of skills to assist managers to communicate to both internal and external audiences, to conduct meetings, to negotiate, and to resolve conflict. Emphasis is placed on oral and written presentation skills using state of the art technologies and presentation software. Prerequisite: All business foundation courses or equivalent.
   
BUS 6607
Capstone Experience (1)
  This course is a complement to the capstone course in the MBA program. It provides an opportunity to apply the concepts learned in earlier courses and in the capstone course by using an international business simulation. The course includes two program assessments. A grade of “B” or better is required to complete this course successfully. The course may not be transferred into the MBA program from an-other institution. Corequisite: BUS 6611.
   
BUS 6610
Business Research Design (3)
  Designed for the student to develop and demonstrate competency in business research methodology and techniques. This course teaches the business student proper research techniques and includes a research proposal. A grade of “B” or better is required. Prerequisite: All business foundation courses or equivalent.
   
BUS 6611
Global Business Strategy (3)
  This course is the capstone course in the MBA program. It integrates the skills and knowledge developed in earlier courses and emphasizes case analysis. Formulation and implementation of strategies are stressed. The course includes two program assessments. Prerequisites: Completion of a minimum of 24 sh in the MBA program with a B average or better including the following courses: ACT 6691, ECO 6655, FIN 6631, MKT 6661, MGT 6615, and QM 6640 or approval of the Department Chair. Students should be in their last term or semester of their program when completing this course. Corequisite: BUS 6607. A grade of “B” or better is required. The course may not be transferred into the MBA program from another institution.
   
BUS 6612
Applied Business Research (3)
  The study of applied research of business problems to develop managerial skills in the preparation and evaluation of a research project. A grade of “B” or better is required. Prerequisite: All business foundation courses or equivalent.
   
BUS 6613
Seminar in Business (3)
  Study and analysis of current topics on the leading edge of business. A combination of core material, readings, and research reports on contemporary aspects of business. Prerequisite: All business foundation courses or equivalent.
   
BUS 6625, 6626, 6627
Specialized Study in the Area of Business Administration (1-3)
  Study of problem or problems using research techniques. Selection of the problems must be approved by the student’s adviser, the instructor under whom the study is to be made, and the appropriate dean. The study should contribute to the student’s program. Preparation of a scholarly paper is required and many involve and oral defense. Total credit for any combination of enrollments in these courses may not exceed six semester hours. A specialized study may be substituted for a required course on once in student’s program. Prerequisite: All business foundation courses or equivalent.
   
BUS 6686
Internship I (1)
  Supervised professional business experience in a field setting. Required course for the MSHRM Internship Program. Permission of Internship Director and Authorization of the Designated School Official required. Must be accepted into the MSHRM Intern-ship Program and enrolled in MSHRM program courses.
   
BUS 6687
Internship II (1)
  Supervised professional business experience in a field setting. Required course for the MSHRM Internship Program. Permission of Internship Director and Authorization of the Designated School Official required. Must be accepted into the MSHRM Internship Program and enrolled in MSHRM program courses.
   
BUS 6688
Internship III (1)
  Supervised professional business experience in a field setting. Required course for the MSHRM Internship Program. Permission of Internship Director and Authorization of the Designated School Official required. Must be accepted into the MSHRM Internship Program and enrolled in MSHRM program courses.
   
BUS 6689
Internship IV (1)
  Supervised professional business experience in a field setting. Required course for the MSHRM Internship Program. Permission of Internship Director and Authorization of the Designated School Official required. Must be accepted into the MSHRM Intern-ship Program and enrolled in MSHRM program courses.
   
BUS 6691
Internship V (1)
  Supervised professional business experience in a field setting. Required course for the MSHRM Internship Program. Permission of Internship Director and Authorization of the Designated School Official required. Must be accepted into the MSHRM Intern-ship Program and enrolled in MSHRM program courses.
   
BUS 6694
Global Immersion (1-3)
  This course will be developed as required by designated faculty. For example, a trip to visit a number of businesses engaged in export activity can be arranged, or an overseas trip conducted by a tour agency to visit overseas firms during a break period with a faculty member is feasible.
   
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