BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION COURSES

 

BUAD 2335. Introductory Quantitative Decision Making - In this course the student willdevelop fundamental skills in the solving of business related situations. Topics to be covered are data identification and collection methodologies, graphical presentation of data and numerical descriptive measures, probability, distributions, sampling techniques, and confidence interval estimations. Prerequisite: Math 1304.

BUAD 3318. Business Law - an overview of the laws regulating and affecting business including constitutional law, criminal law, property law, torts, contracts, commercial transactions, business organizations, and employment law.

BUAD 4316. Selected Topics in Business - An examination of a topic not covered by other BUAD offerings, or not covered in the same depth. The topics offered will change with the interests of the instructor offering the course and must be approved by the Dean of the School of Business. This is not a directed reading; rather, it is a provision for covering an important topic that is not currently a permanent part of the catalog.

BUAD 4330. Strategic Management/Business Policy - A senior-level course which presents administrative processes and policy formulation from a strategic perspective. Case analysis and practical experience including global industry computer simulation. Prerequisites: senior
standing, business major must take only in the final term of Senior year.

BUAD 4334. Business Ethics - Offers an in-depth investigation of the characteristics of ethical and effective management, including an assessment of leadership styles within the context of a Christian value system. Ethical reasoning is developed and applied to a variety of business situations.

BUAD 4335. Quantitative Decision Making - Students will develop competency in problem-solving and decision making techniques through the solving of complex quantitative decision problems. The course provides an understanding of theoretical concepts and demonstrates practical management science applications currently used in business. The student is challenged to master the application of mathematical techniques as a tool in the solution of business problems. Prerequisite: Math 1306.

BUAD 4360. Practicum/Internship - Supervised work experience in the student's major area in an approved position in business. Graded on a credit/no credit basis. Credit will not be substituted for required courses. Prerequisites: senior standing and approval of instructor and Dean of the School of Business.

BUAD 5300 -Foundations of Management Theory and Practice - elements of management, marketing, and management information systems. Transcripts evaluated to determine requirement. Students not having courses in at least two of the areas are required to take BUAD 5300
during the first term of enrollment in the MAM or MBA degree program.


BUAD 5301
-Foundations of Accounting Theory and Practice - elements of accounting principles and accounting information systems. Transcripts evaluated to determine requirement. Students not having courses in the accounting area are required to take BUAD 5301 the first or
second term of enrollment in the MBA program and prior to any graduate courses having accounting as a prerequisite.


BUAD 5302 -Foundations of Economic and Finance Theory and Practice - elements of economics, finance, and quantitative methods. Transcripts evaluated to determine requirement. Students not having courses in at least two of the areas are required to take BUAD 5302 during the first or second term of enrollment in the MBA program and prior to any graduate courses
having economics, finance, or quantitative methods as a prerequisite.


BUAD 5304. Ethics - systematic overview of normative ethics and comprehensive discussion of contemporary moral issues including analysis of case studies; ethical implications of employment law, diversity management and corporate sustainability.

BUAD 5315. Legal Environment - an overview of the "black letter law" in the traditional topics of constitutional law, criminal law, property law, procedural law, international law, torts, contracts, commercial transactions, business organizations, employee and labor relations, employment law, globalization implications, and government regulations.

HLAD 5329. Dynamics of Health Care Finance - the dynamic process of modern health care facility financial interaction from operational activities, effects on net worth, alternate sources of revenue and expenditure. Analysis of operational ratio fluctuations, financial performance measures, and capital structure. Evaluation of impact and management of changes to costs and benefits from International Classification of Diseases and its Clinical Modification (ICD-10 and ICD-10-CM) and electronic prescriptions (E-Prescribing). Differences between financial management of public and private health care institutions and development of financial plans. Application of finance theory tools such as net present value.

BUAD 5355. Strategic Management for the MBA - management decisions with student participation in simulations and/or case studies emphasizing comprehensive organizational analysis, policy and strategy development. Major Field Examination is administered. Prerequisite: Completion of all MBA Core Courses

BUAD 5360. Practicum/Internship - Supervised practical application of previously studied theory or supervised work experience in the student's major area in an approved position in business. Offered on a Credit/No Credit basis.

BUAD 5412. Strategic Management - An integrated course which addresses management decisions with respect to creating or maintaining market position, assimilation of all functional business areas focusing on the most significant managerial activities in support of the organization's mission, vision, and effectiveness. Student participation in simulations and/or case studies designed to emphasize comprehensive organizational analyses, policy and strategy development, with attention to critical management issues. The Major Field Examination will be administered in this course. Prerequisite: Completion of ALL M.B.A. core courses.