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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

CBU's Business Administration major is an excellent program for students who want to become effective leaders and who would like to possess the skills to plan, organize and motivate others around them.

The major in Business Administration provides a variety of courses that prepare students to be competitive in the workforce. The degree is structured to provide a foundation of specific business topics in areas including: Management, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, and Business Law.

This major is designed to allow you to complete your degree in four years. The degree will develop in the graduate the potential for career advancement in all areas of business management.

Our approach to the education process generates self-confident, productive business professionals who have the capability and motivation to succeed in the rigorous educational environment designed within the business program. Upon graduation students will have demonstrated success in innovation-oriented, critical-thinking and problem-solving skills and possess cross-cultural awareness, sensitivity and skills for effective leadership in the global environment.

Learning Outside the Classroom

The competitiveness of the coursework is enhanced by a variety of available value-added experiences. Students bridge academic concepts with real working-world experience by interning at local and global businesses and enhance their skills for effective leadership in the global economy by studying in our two-week summer program at Oxford University, in England.

The School of Business professors bring practical, application-oriented instruction into the classroom to equip you to solve real-world challenges. The faculty members of the School have extensive experience and knowledge in their field of expertise and are able to translate the academic experience into practical and marketable business skills for each of our students.

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Career Opportunities

Alumni of the Dr. Robert K. Jabs School of Business are executives at major national and international corporations, top government officials and successful entrepreneurs. Some of the highly respected firms that have actively recruited and hired our graduates for management positions include Bank of America, Johnson & Johnson, IBM, Shell Oil Corporation, Glaxo Smith Kline, Ford Motor Corporation, Toyota Motor Corporation, Fleetwood Enterprises, Bourns Incorporated, Ernst & Young and Pepsi Cola.

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Student Learning Outcomes

Knowledge and technical skills in the following nine (9) disciplines of business:

  1. Accounting
  2. Financial Management
  3. Economics
  4. Quantitative Analysis
  5. Business Law
  6. Management
  7. Marketing
  8. Business Communication
  9. Information Management
  • Critical thinking skills regarding the nine (9) disciplines above, through listening, speaking, writing, reading, and presenting visually.
  • Transfer of knowledge and skills to a profession and the workplace regarding one or more of the nine (9) disciplines above.
  • Respect for cross-national and cross-cultural religious, traditional, aesthetic, and philosophical experiences and perspectives regarding the nine (9) disciplines above.
  • A personal and social ethic that integrates Biblical Christian faith with one or more of the nine (9) disciplines above.
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Program Requirements

The program requires completion of 57 units.

Lower Division Core Business Courses

ACC250 Principles of Accounting I

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Summer 2015 ACC250-A A Giles, Brizset Adriana 05/04/2015 Tuesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sch Business Building
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Fall 2015 ACC250-E E Christie, Stephen R. 09/08/2015 Monday, Wednesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
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Fall 2015 ACC250-B B Schwandt, Brittany Nicole 09/08/2015 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM TBA
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Fall 2015 ACC250-C C Nelson, Karin H. 09/08/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
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Fall 2015 ACC250-D D Nelson, Karin H. 09/08/2015 Wednesday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM TBA
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Fall 2015 ACC250-A A Christie, Stephen R. 09/08/2015 Monday, Wednesday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
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ACC251 Principles of Accounting II

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Summer 2015 ACC251-A A Giles, Brizset Adriana 06/29/2015 Tuesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sch Business Building
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Spring 2016 ACC251-A A Nelson, Karin H. 01/06/2016 Wednesday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM TBA
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Spring 2016 ACC251-B B Giles, Brizset Adriana 01/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
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Spring 2016 ACC251-C C Nelson, Karin H. 01/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
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Spring 2016 ACC251-D D Nelson, Karin H. 01/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
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BUS101 Introduction to Business

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2015 BUS101-B B Alderson, Keanon J. 09/08/2015 Wednesday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM TBA
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Fall 2015 BUS101-A A Alderson, Keanon J. 09/08/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA
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Spring 2016 BUS101-A A Alderson, Keanon J. 01/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Sch Business Building
202
Spring 2016 BUS101-B B Alderson, Keanon J. 01/06/2016 Wednesday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM Sch Business Building
202
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BUS217 Microeconomics

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2015 BUS217-A A Keyes-Kimbirk, Wendy R 09/08/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Sch Business Building
252
Fall 2015 BUS217-B B Harrison, Adele L. 09/08/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Sch Business Building
252
Spring 2016 BUS217-B B Namvar, Bob 01/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA
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Spring 2016 BUS217-A A Namvar, Bob 01/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
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BUS218 Macroeconomics

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2015 BUS218-A A Keyes-Kimbirk, Wendy R 09/08/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Sch Business Building
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Fall 2015 BUS218-B B STAFF, STAFF 09/08/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
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Spring 2016 BUS218-A A Keyes-Kimbirk, Wendy R 01/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Sch Business Building
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Spring 2016 BUS218-B B Namvar, Bob 01/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
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Spring 2016 BUS218-C C Namvar, Bob 01/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
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BUS237 Management Based on Bibl Prin

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; Interdisciplinary; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2015 BUS237-B B Lainson, Douglas L. 09/08/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
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Fall 2015 BUS237-A A Miller, Gary A. 09/08/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
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Fall 2015 BUS237-C C Lainson, Douglas L. 09/08/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
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Spring 2016 BUS237-A A Miller, Gary A. 01/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
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Spring 2016 BUS237-B B Lainson, Douglas L. 01/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
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CIS270 Business IT Application

CIS270 Business IT Application

This course will develop essential math and computer skills necessary to support the student's integration into the business program. Students will be introduced to the Microsoft Office suite application packages: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. In addition, they will reinforce essential math skills that support upper division requirements and integrate with computer software applications. Students will be expected to demonstrate integration of the math and software skills by the end of the course. Prerequisite: MAT 115 or STA 144. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2015 CIS270-B B Mc Connell-Freeman, Christy Lee 09/08/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Sch Business Building
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Fall 2015 CIS270-A A Mc Connell-Freeman, Christy Lee 09/08/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Yeager Center
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Upper Division Core Business Courses

BUS303 Business Finance

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. Prerequisite: ACC 251 or 351 and CIS 270. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2015 BUS303-B B Christie, Stephen R. 09/08/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
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Fall 2015 BUS303-A A Donaldson, Darla R. 09/08/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
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Spring 2016 BUS303-A A Donaldson, Darla R. 01/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
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BUS315 Business Statistics

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 270 and MAT 115, 123 or higher, or STA 144. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2015 BUS315-B B Donaldson, Darla R. 09/08/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Sch Business Building
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Fall 2015 BUS315-A A Donaldson, Darla R. 09/08/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Sch Business Building
209
Fall 2015 BUS315-C C Donaldson, Darla R. 09/08/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Sch Business Building
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Spring 2016 BUS315-A A Donaldson, Darla R. 01/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center
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Spring 2016 BUS315-B B Donaldson, Darla R. 01/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Sch Business Building
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BUS334 International Business

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Summer 2015 BUS334-A A Bishop, Jim 06/29/2015 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday Array - Array Other Non-Site Locations
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Fall 2015 BUS334-A A Weniger, Marc 09/08/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Sch Business Building
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Fall 2015 BUS334-B B Weniger, Marc 09/08/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
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Spring 2016 BUS334-C C Bishop, Jim 01/06/2016 Tuesday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM TBA
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Spring 2016 BUS334-A A Weniger, Marc 01/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
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Spring 2016 BUS334-B B Weniger, Marc 01/06/2016 Thursday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM TBA
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BUS358 Business Law

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2015 BUS358-A A Bishop, Jim 09/08/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
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Fall 2015 BUS358-B B Bishop, Jim 09/08/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
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Spring 2016 BUS358-A A Bishop, Jim 01/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
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Spring 2016 BUS358-B B Bishop, Jim 01/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
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BUS463 Business & Organizational Mgmt

BUS463 Business & 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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2015 BUS463-A A Herrity, Andrew C. 09/08/2015 Wednesday, Friday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
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Fall 2015 BUS463-B B STAFF, STAFF 09/08/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
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Spring 2016 BUS463-A A Alderson, Keanon J. 01/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
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BUS485 Business Policy & Strategy

BUS485 Business Policy & 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. Prerequisite: BUS 303, 463, and MKT 333. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2015 BUS485-A A Herrity, Andrew C. 09/08/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
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Spring 2016 BUS485-A A Herrity, Andrew C. 01/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
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Spring 2016 BUS485-B B Herrity, Andrew C. 01/06/2016 Thursday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM TBA
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BUS498 Senior Exit Exam

BUS498 Senior Exit Exam

The student will take an exit eam. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean of the School of Business. Pass/Fail. (0 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2015 BUS498-A A Donaldson, Darla R. 11/10/2015 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM TBA
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Fall 2015 BUS498-B B Donaldson, Darla R. 11/11/2015 Wednesday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM TBA
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Spring 2016 BUS498-A A Donaldson, Darla R. 01/06/2016 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Sch Business Building
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Spring 2016 BUS498-B B Donaldson, Darla R. 01/06/2016 Wednesday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Sch Business Building
202
Spring 2016 BUS498-C C Donaldson, Darla R. 01/06/2016 Thursday 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Sch Business Building
202
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MKT333 Principles of Marketing

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Summer 2015 MKT333-A A Assaf, Raef J 05/04/2015 Thursday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sch Business Building
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Fall 2015 MKT333-B B Winter, Natalie A 09/08/2015 Tuesday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM TBA
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Fall 2015 MKT333-A A Winter, Natalie A 09/08/2015 Tuesday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
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Spring 2016 MKT333-A A Assaf, Raef J 01/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
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Spring 2016 MKT333-B B Winter, Natalie A 01/06/2016 Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
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Upper Division Administration Courses

BUS440 Quantitative Business Analysis

BUS440 Quantitative Business Analysis

This course explores quantitative methods utilized in business decision-making, with an emphasis placed on problem solving and evaluation, as well s applications in marketing, finance, accounting, and operations. Topics may include decision analysis, linear programming, forecasting techniques, statistical process control, and inventory models. A project with practical problem solving is required. Prerequisite: BUS 315. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2015 BUS440-A A Keyes-Kimbirk, Wendy R 09/08/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Sch Business Building
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Spring 2016 BUS440-A A Keyes-Kimbirk, Wendy R 01/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Sch Business Building
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Spring 2016 BUS440-B B Keyes-Kimbirk, Wendy R 01/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Sch Business Building
209
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Concentration Courses (12 units)

Students must complete all requirements in one of the following concentrations: International Business or Management.

Entrepreneurship (12 units)

Students must complete 12 units and can select from the following:

BUS366 The Entrepreneur

BUS366 The Entrepreneur

An examination of the practices and characteristics of the successful entrepreneur. The course adopts the perspective that entrepreneurship is a practice best learned from practitioners. Thus, much of the course involves successful entrepreneurs presenting to the class to illustrate what is known empirically about the behavior, motivation, skills and characteristics of successful entrepreneurs. The course applies concepts at an introductory level from the sub-fields of behavioral economics and social psychology, and dies not require prior preparation in economics, so it is open to all students regardless of major or class standing. (3 units; Spring odd years)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2016 BUS366-A A Herrity, Andrew C. 01/06/2016 Wednesday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM TBA
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Complete 3 additional units from the following:

BUS362 Social Entrepreneurship

BUS362 Social Entrepreneurship

This course defines and explores the growing practice of social entrepreneurship and its impact here in the United States and around the world. The focus is on applying business skills and knowledge in a way that creates social change. (3 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2016 BUS362-A A Alderson, Keanon J. 01/06/2016 Tuesday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sch Business Building
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BUS435 Leadership in Organizations

BUS435 Leadership in Organizations

This course examines the basic concepts, theories, nature and practices of leadership and leadership behavior. A major assumption of the course content is that there is a difference between management and leadership, a difference succinctly characterized in the observation. "Lead people; manage things." An emphasis on integrating biblical principles and leadership will also be studied. Real-world applications are done through extensive case studies. Students completing this course for credit may not also earn credit for LDR 310 (3 units; Spring odd years)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2015 BUS435-A A Lainson, Douglas L. 09/08/2015 Thursday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM TBA
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Spring 2016 BUS435-A A Lainson, Douglas L. 01/06/2016 Thursday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM TBA
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BUS464 Family Business Management

BUS464 Family Business Management

The study of the unique issues faced by family owned and operated businesses. Theoretical foundations, differences between family and non-family firms, generational differences, succession, estate planning, family meetings, conflict management strategies, and boards of directors will be discussed. (3 units; Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2016 BUS464-A A Alderson, Keanon J. 01/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
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BUS491 Internship in Business

BUS491 Internship in Business

Under faculty supervision, the student will be assigned to a business or non-profit organization in an emphasis area (Business Technology, Marketing, Management). This is an opportunity for field experience in applying business principles. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean of the School of Business. (3 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Summer 2015 BUS491-IN IN Alderson, Keanon J. 05/04/2015 Array Array - Array Instructor
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Fall 2015 BUS491-IN IN Alderson, Keanon J. 09/08/2015 Array Array - Array Instructor
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Spring 2016 BUS491-A A Alderson, Keanon J. 01/06/2016 Array Array - Array Instructor
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Finance (12 units)

Students must complete 12 units from the following:

BUS304 Financial Analysis & Forecasting

BUS304 Financial Analysis & Forecasting

This course covers a more in-depth analysis of financial statements and the integration of financial forecasting based on interpreting financial data and performance. Students will evaluate investment alternatives and apply risk analysis to the valuation process from a decision-makers perspective. Prerequisites: BUS303 and BUS315. (3 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2016 BUS304-A A Christie, Stephen R. 01/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Sch Business Building
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BUS324 Intermediate Business Finance

BUS324 Intermediate Business Finance

An overview of long-term financing topics intended to prepare the student for upper division courses covering additional finance areas. Course includes advanced components of corporate finance with an emphasis on the practices that shape the financial decision-making process. These include risk/return models, valuation of securities, capital budgeting, and capital structure decisions. Prerequisite: BUS303. (3 units; Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2015 BUS324-A A Harrison, Adele L. 09/08/2015 Monday, Wednesday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
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Complete six (6) additional units from the following:

BUS373 Commercl Bankng & Financl Mrkts

BUS373 Commercl Bankng & Financl Mrkts

This course focuses on developing an understanding of commercial banking and the specific financial management issues associated with the banking industry. Topics covered include the role of financial markets and institutions, interest rates and federal monetary policy, commercial bank operations, regulatory issues, and bank management and performance criteria. Prerequisite: BUS303 . (3 units; Spring odd years)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2016 BUS373-A A STAFF, STAFF 01/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
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BUS374 Entrepreneurial Finance

BUS374 Entrepreneurial Finance

An overview of financial principles as they apply to the entrepreneurial environment. Topics covered include an introduction to the financial environment for entrepreneurs, development of business & financial plans, organizing and financing a new venture, measuring and evaluating financial performance, obtaining financing, creating value, and structuring for growth. Additional topics will be included as applicable to the entrepreneurial environment. Prerequisite: BUS303 (Business Finance). (3.0 units; Fall, Even Years)

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BUS423 Investments

BUS423 Investments

This course provides an overview of investment principles and practices with an emphasis on financial markets and pricing models. Topics covered include the securities markets, risk / return relationships, portfolio theory and the capital asset pricing model, debt securities, derivatives, and security analysis covering equity valuation. In addition, the student will participate in a real-time stock market simulation throughout the course. Prerequisite: BUS324. (3 units; Spring, even years)

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BUS474 International Business Finance

BUS474 International Business Finance

Interpretation of finance principles from an international perspective. Topics include overview of the international monetary system, balance of payments, world financial markets and institutions. Additionally, management issues for multi-national firms are covered, including cost of capital, multinational cash management, and tax issues. Prerequisite: BUS303 (Business Finance). (3.0 units; Fall, odd years)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2015 BUS474-A A Harrison, Adele L. 09/08/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
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International Business (12 units)

Students must complete 12 units from the following:

BUS434 International Economics

BUS434 International Economics

This course is a comprehensive look at the application of microeconomic and macroeconomic principles to the international business environment. This course examines major theoretical international economic principles, currency exchange and trade policies involved in the international business environment. Prerequisite: BUS 217, 218 and 334. (3 units; Spring even years)

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BUS444 International Marketing

BUS444 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: BUS 334 and MKT 333. (3 units; Fall odd years)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2015 BUS444-A A Weniger, Marc 09/08/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
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BUS454 International Management

BUS454 International Management

This course examines the role of the manager in the international management environment and explores the foundation of international management, the role of culture in managing internationally, and international organizational behavior issues with a focus on managing international risk and strategic planning in all areas of management. Prerequisite: BUS 334. (3 units; Spring odd years)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2016 BUS454-A A Weniger, Marc 01/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
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ICS430 Intercultural Communications

ICS430 Intercultural Communications

The purpose of this course is to explore the principles of intercultural communications. This course will address principles and processes of communication from one culture to another. The course will also focus on different perceptions, ways of thinking, values, non-verbal expression, language expression and sub-groups within a culture as they relate to the media and the message. (3 units; Multicultural; Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2015 ICS430-A A White, Kristen 09/08/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center
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Management (12 units)

Complete twelve (12) units from the following:

BUS343 Human Resource Management

BUS343 Human Resource Management

This is a survey of the principles and practices involved in supervising employees and administering personnel programs. It includes the study of human resource planning; recruitment; selection; training and development; and compensation and benefits. (3 units; Spring even years)

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BUS356 Business Communication

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. (3.0 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2015 BUS356-A A Assaf, Raef J 09/08/2015 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
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Spring 2016 BUS356-A A Winn, Cynthia J. 01/06/2016 Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM TBA
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BUS357 Small Business Management

BUS357 Small Business Management

This is a practice-oriented course covering major facets of small business with special focus on starting, financing, marketing, operating, and leading the people in a small business. Special emphasis is given to entrepreneurship and small business development. (3 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2015 BUS357-A A Herrity, Andrew C. 09/08/2015 Thursday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sch Business Building
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Fall 2015 BUS357-B B Herrity, Andrew C. 09/08/2015 Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Sch Business Building
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Spring 2016 BUS357-A A Herrity, Andrew C. 01/06/2016 Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
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BUS361 Entreprneurial Opptnity Analysis

BUS361 Entreprneurial Opptnity Analysis

In this course, students will learn to recognize the difference between ideas and opportunities, and how to identify, gather, and analyze the information needed for evaluating the likely commercial success of business concepts and ideas. The course is also suitable to non-business majors to learn how to evaluate an idea in their field or discipline as a potential entrepreneurial opportunity. (3 units; Spring even years)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2016 BUS361-A A Herrity, Andrew C. 01/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
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BUS362 Social Entrepreneurship

BUS362 Social Entrepreneurship

This course defines and explores the growing practice of social entrepreneurship and its impact here in the United States and around the world. The focus is on applying business skills and knowledge in a way that creates social change. (3 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2016 BUS362-A A Alderson, Keanon J. 01/06/2016 Tuesday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sch Business Building
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BUS366 The Entrepreneur

BUS366 The Entrepreneur

An examination of the practices and characteristics of the successful entrepreneur. The course adopts the perspective that entrepreneurship is a practice best learned from practitioners. Thus, much of the course involves successful entrepreneurs presenting to the class to illustrate what is known empirically about the behavior, motivation, skills and characteristics of successful entrepreneurs. The course applies concepts at an introductory level from the sub-fields of behavioral economics and social psychology, and dies not require prior preparation in economics, so it is open to all students regardless of major or class standing. (3 units; Spring odd years)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2016 BUS366-A A Herrity, Andrew C. 01/06/2016 Wednesday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM TBA
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BUS435 Leadership in Organizations

BUS435 Leadership in Organizations

This course examines the basic concepts, theories, nature and practices of leadership and leadership behavior. A major assumption of the course content is that there is a difference between management and leadership, a difference succinctly characterized in the observation. "Lead people; manage things." An emphasis on integrating biblical principles and leadership will also be studied. Real-world applications are done through extensive case studies. Students completing this course for credit may not also earn credit for LDR 310 (3 units; Spring odd years)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2015 BUS435-A A Lainson, Douglas L. 09/08/2015 Thursday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM TBA
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Spring 2016 BUS435-A A Lainson, Douglas L. 01/06/2016 Thursday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM TBA
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BUS454 International Management

BUS454 International Management

This course examines the role of the manager in the international management environment and explores the foundation of international management, the role of culture in managing internationally, and international organizational behavior issues with a focus on managing international risk and strategic planning in all areas of management. Prerequisite: BUS 334. (3 units; Spring odd years)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2016 BUS454-A A Weniger, Marc 01/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
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BUS464 Family Business Management

BUS464 Family Business Management

The study of the unique issues faced by family owned and operated businesses. Theoretical foundations, differences between family and non-family firms, generational differences, succession, estate planning, family meetings, conflict management strategies, and boards of directors will be discussed. (3 units; Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2016 BUS464-A A Alderson, Keanon J. 01/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
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BUS475 Project & Team Management

BUS475 Project & Team Management

This course focuses both on general management theory and specific project and team practices useful in the rapidly shifting environment of technology. Particular emphasis is given to the range of diverse techniques required to meet the challenges of managing teams to the successful completion of technology projects in the contemporary workplace. A comprehensive project will be completed in a group setting using Project Management theory and techniques. (3 units; Fall odd years)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2015 BUS475-A A STAFF, STAFF 09/08/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
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BUS491 Internship in Business

BUS491 Internship in Business

Under faculty supervision, the student will be assigned to a business or non-profit organization in an emphasis area (Business Technology, Marketing, Management). This is an opportunity for field experience in applying business principles. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean of the School of Business. (3 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Summer 2015 BUS491-IN IN Alderson, Keanon J. 05/04/2015 Array Array - Array Instructor
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Fall 2015 BUS491-IN IN Alderson, Keanon J. 09/08/2015 Array Array - Array Instructor
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Spring 2016 BUS491-A A Alderson, Keanon J. 01/06/2016 Array Array - Array Instructor
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Social Entrepreneurship (12 units)

Complete twelve (12) units from the following:

BUS361 Entreprneurial Opptnity Analysis

BUS361 Entreprneurial Opptnity Analysis

In this course, students will learn to recognize the difference between ideas and opportunities, and how to identify, gather, and analyze the information needed for evaluating the likely commercial success of business concepts and ideas. The course is also suitable to non-business majors to learn how to evaluate an idea in their field or discipline as a potential entrepreneurial opportunity. (3 units; Spring even years)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2016 BUS361-A A Herrity, Andrew C. 01/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
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BUS362 Social Entrepreneurship

BUS362 Social Entrepreneurship

This course defines and explores the growing practice of social entrepreneurship and its impact here in the United States and around the world. The focus is on applying business skills and knowledge in a way that creates social change. (3 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2016 BUS362-A A Alderson, Keanon J. 01/06/2016 Tuesday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sch Business Building
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BUS363 Microfinance

BUS363 Microfinance

This course examines microfinance as a business oriented tool to help alleviate global poverty so that sustainable, systematic change might occur. Students will define and explore the growing practice of microfinance and its impact here in the United States and around he world. Emphasis is on using microfinance tools, business strategies, and innovation to address the social and economic problems. (3 units; Spring odd years)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2016 BUS363-A A Donaldson, Darla R. 01/06/2016 Tuesday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM TBA
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BUS491 Internship in Business

BUS491 Internship in Business

Under faculty supervision, the student will be assigned to a business or non-profit organization in an emphasis area (Business Technology, Marketing, Management). This is an opportunity for field experience in applying business principles. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean of the School of Business. (3 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Summer 2015 BUS491-IN IN Alderson, Keanon J. 05/04/2015 Array Array - Array Instructor
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Fall 2015 BUS491-IN IN Alderson, Keanon J. 09/08/2015 Array Array - Array Instructor
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Spring 2016 BUS491-A A Alderson, Keanon J. 01/06/2016 Array Array - Array Instructor
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