Business Administration - Courses and Sequence

Prerequisites

The Bachelor of Science Business Administration (BSBA) degree program has prerequisite requirements for admission into the program along with additional graduation requirements.

Prerequisite Coursework must be fulfilled prior to entry into BSBA program (transfer work or CLEP):

  • Principles of Accounting I
  • Principles of Accounting II (Basic college level accounting skills are necessary to be successful in this program. Other college course titles and descriptions may be considered to fulfill this requirement.)
  • Introduction to Computers/Applications  (Some experience/training may be considered to fulfill this requirement)

6 additional hours of business related coursework must be completed prior to graduation. Some examples would include: Introduction to Business, Business Communication, Principles of Management, Small Business Management, Human Resource Management, etc. These requirements can be fulfilled by transfer work, prior learning experience, or CLEP.

Courses and Sequence

MODULE 1
BADM 3003
Communications in the Global Environment
This course explores effective communication practices for a diverse, global workplace.  Application of written and oral communications skills along with preparation of business reports and other business writing will be conducted with the purpose of reducing barriers to cultural differences. Emphasis will be placed upon understanding and identifying personal biases.

MODULE 2
PSY 3413
Personal & Professional Development 
This course examines adult learning theory and various learning styles. The course provides a model that is used to analyze life experience.

MODULE 3
ECO 3113
Economics for Managers
This course is a study of the economic choices people make daily with a managerial focus. Topics include examination of economics systems, supply and demand, costs, production and productivity, roles of government, the banking system and international commerce.

MODULE 4
MGT 3423
Managing a Diverse Workforce
This course will focus on human resource decision making and address the activities of recruiting, selecting, training, and developing a diverse workforce.  Cultural intelligence will be emphasized and students will be exposed to identifying biases so they can be effective at leading and managing across cultures.

MODULE 5
ACC 3163
Managerial Accounting 
This course provides for the study and application of principles, methods and techniques required to conduct applied research. The course also emphasizes the skills needed to report the research in both written and oral presentation.

MODULE 6
REL 3413
Biblical Perspectives in Western Culture
This course provides study of the Bible as a foundation to an understanding of Western culture and history. The course also explores the relevance of the Bible to modern day life

MODULE 7
BADM 3173
Principles of Management Science 
A beginning course in quantitative techniques, including, but not limited to the following topics; cost volume analysis, probability concepts, decision theory, determinants and matrices, linear programming, Markov analysis, waiting lines, queuing costs, simulation, network models, and game theory.

MODULE 8
MKT 3173
Marketing for Managers
The focus of this course is to understand the elements that comprise an effective marketing campaign. From the Four P’s to International Marketing issues, this course will assist the student in understanding the role of marketing in the overall success of an organization.

MODULE 9
FIN 3123
Finance for Managers
The focus of this course is analyzing elements that comprise business finance from a managerial perspective.  Evaluating corporate financing concepts, budgeting, markets, and strategic financial planning will assist the student in analyzing the important role finance plays in the success of an organization.

MODULE 10
BADM 3113
Business Law
This course provides a study of the law of business and its administration. It will explore the interaction of government, business and society, contracts, personal property, bailments, and sales. The emphasis in the course is upon contracts and the influence of the UCC.

MODULE 11
BADM 3153
International Business and Ethics
This course explores the cultural, political and economic aspects of conducting business in a global marketplace. This course builds upon the theoretical basis of other business courses.

MODULE 12
MGT 4123
Business Policy
Formulation and application of management policy; analysis and solution of cases in which students put to use knowledge acquired in such basic business courses on accounting, economics, finance, marketing, and statistics.  Management gaming simulation is an integral part of the learning experience.