BUAD - Business Administration

BUAD 4133 - Investments

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
3
Description: 
This course is designed to be an introductory course in investments.  Topics covered are sources of information, establishing investment goals, investment returns and risks, time value of money, investing in common stocks, bonds, and mutual funds, tax aspects of investing, analysis of financial statements, portfolio management techniques, and introduction to futures and options.

BUAD 4053 - Business Law II

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
3
Description: 

An examination of the law of sales, commercial paper, agency-employment relationships, business organizations and government regulation of same.  Article 2 of the UCC is used in the sales area with special attention paid to contract formation, title and risk of loss, performance and product liability.  In examining commercial paper, Article 3 of the UCC is referenced with emphasis on function and form, holders in due course and liability and discharge.  Attention is also given to employer/employee relationships, and distinguishing between sole proprietorships, partnerships, l

BUAD 3153 - Fundamentals of Management

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
3
Description: 

The course will develop an understanding of management theories and management skills through an examination of the basic functions of management.  The concepts of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling are enhanced to show how these basic principles can be used to create a healthy and thriving organization in today's global environment.  Special attention will be given to decision making, problem solving, and leadership in an environment where productivity improvements is a major concern.

BUAD 3043 - Business Law I

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
3
Description: 

This course offers a general inquiry into the nature of law and the legal system in the United States.  Areas covered include, but are not limited to, the different schools of jurisprudential thought, the Common Law tradition, Alternative Dispute Resolution, court procedures, legal research and case citations.  Special attention is given to Constitutional Law and business, Torts and Crimes, Intellectual Property and the Common Law of Contracts.

BUAD 2203 - Intro to Computer Application & Speed Development

Credits: 
3
Level: 
Lower
Prerequisites: 

BUAD 1103 with "C" or better

Description: 

BUAD 1103 Pre-requisite preferred.  An introduction to Windows XP and the Internet with coverage of Microsoft Word.  Instruction and immediate practice in using software to solve contemporary computer applications such as letters, reports, and tables.  Presentation of introductory concepts of micro-computer applications using current Word programs.  This course affords the student the opportunity to learn word processing for employment, personal, and home use utilizing a microcomputer.  An individualized diagnostic and prescriptive method of developing accuracy and

BUAD 2033 - Business Communications

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
3
Prerequisites: 

COMP 1503 with D or better

Course Attributes: 
Gen Ed - Basic Comm (Business)
Description: 

Students will develop skills in communication within business activities. In addition to learning fundamentals of communication theory and principles, special attention is given to preparation of letters, researching techniques, written and oral reports. Emphasis is also given to preparing students for the job search process including preparation of application letters, resumes, interviews, and the follow-up activity.

BUAD 1543 - Grammar

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
3
Description: 

In this course students will develop a high-level ability in spelling, vocabulary, sentence structure, word choice, capitalization, and punctuation with direct application to business writing and speaking.  This course encourages application of this knowledge through editing activities.  Attention is given to diagnosing fragments, run-ons, comma splices and parallelism errors.  Emphasis is placed upon mastery of grammatical structure needed for effective writing of sentences, paragraphs, and essays.  When this course serves as the prerequisite for another course, the stu

BUAD 1103 - Keyboarding

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
3
Description: 

Three lectures per week.  When this course serves as the prerequisite for another course, the student must receive a grade of C or better.  Learning to locate and operate the keys by touch; improving techniques and keyboarding speed and accuracy; and application activities to help to improve related language arts skills.

BUAD 1043 - Occupational Experience

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
3
Description: 

This is a semester-long experience where a business student can gain hands-on work experience in a sponsor company. Students benefit from this employer-employee relationship as an extension of classroom theory/applications and learn to work within corporate rules/regulations as expected of a newly hired worker. Satisfactory completion of this training, as well as related assignments, is required.

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