Online Business Courses

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BUS 250:  Principles of Management

Credit: 3 credit hours

Course Description: This course is designed to present a realistic picture of the content of modern managerial challenges. It includes a study of the fundamentals of management principles and techniques for all fields of business: business objectives, policies, functions, executive leadership, organization structure and morale, operative and control procedures.

BUS 301:  Business Law

Credit: 3 credit hours

Course Description: A study of the legal relationships of various business entities and the nature of law and the court systems. Topics include constitutional law, torts, contracts, crimes, commercial law and sales, property, litigation, alternative dispute resolution, agency, partnerships, corporations, unfair competition, securities regulation, antitrust and international law.

BUS 330:  Leadership

Credit: 3 credit hours

Course Description: A study the theory and practice of leadership, the most current research trends and models, as well as the basic components of leadership.

Prerequisite: BUS 250

BUS 401: Business Ethics

Credit: 3 credit hours

Course Description: Integrates the general education theme and readings. Attendance at convocations required. This course deals with a study of the role of ethics, morality, and social responsibility in the business environment. Students are challenged to better understand the role of business managers in dealing with difficult ethical dilemmas, improve their skills in analyzing and resolving business issues and ethical conflicts, and to critically examine assumptions and values that stakeholders have in complex business decisions which raise ethical issues. The case study method is used extensively to review topics such as consumer product safety, truth in advertising, affirmative action, sexual harassment, employee rights and responsibilities, whistleblowing, conflicts of interest and workplace safety.

FIN 111: Personal Finance

Credit: 3 credit hours

Course Description: Introduces personal finance and the financial planning process. Study includes budgeting and cash management, credit and debt management, tax management, major purchase and housing expenditures, insurance fundamentals, investment fundamentals, retirement and estate planning. Financial calculators and computer applications are utilized.

FIN 310: Managerial Finance

Credit: 3 credit hours

Course Description: Focuses on the financial functioning of business enterprises. Topics covered include organizational forms, the financial marketplace, the international financial marketplace, ratio analysis, time value of money, the risk/return tradeoff, fixed-income securities, common stock securities, and capital budgeting. Financial calculators and cases are utilized.

MGT 351: Human Resources Management

Credit: 3 credit hours

Course Description: A study of the objectives, organization, policies and activities in typical human resource programs and of the problems encountered in their effective administration. Topics include recruiting, selecting, placing, training, safety, health employee services, wage and hours administration, labor-management relations and personnel research.

MGT 352: Organizational Behavior

Credit: 3 credit hours

Course Description: A study of the nature of behavior in organizations as a function of the individual, the groups within which an employee interacts, and the organizational setting. Emphasis on applications of behavioral science concepts and findings to individual behavior and organizational performance.

MGT 372: Creativity and Change

Credit: 3 credit hours

Course Description: This course acquaints students with theories and strategies for exercising the creative process. Leadership and change are also examined to help the students understand how to effectively introduce and implement new and creative ideas.

MGT 450: International Business

Credit: 3 credit hours

Course Description: A course designed to study the present and future implications of international trade and its economic impact on the United States. Emphasis is placed on the analysis of case studies and current affairs in the context of international business.

MKT 240:  Principles of Marketing

Credit: 3 credit hours

Course Description: A study of the process of planning and implementing the business activities that facilitate and expedite development of satisfying exchange relationships through the creation, distribution, promotion, and pricing of goods, services and ideas.

MIS 330: Project Management

Credit: 3 credit hours

Course Description: The field of systems analysis is explored through lectures and applications in analysis and design activities. Students are required to analyze an existing business and design improved procedures, forms, and managerial policies to enhance the firm’s operational efficiency.