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Business (BUS)

BUS 500 Negotiation, Communication, Teamwork (2) Experience-based learning approach to developing effective teams and work organizations; emphasis on developing reflective thinking and interpersonal skill sets.
Effective: Summer 2004
Prerequisite: admission to the MBA or MSIS program  

BUS 501 Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions (3) Application of statistical techniques to the formulation, analysis, interpre- tation, and solution of business problems.
Effective: Summer 1995
Prerequisite: admission to M.B.A. or MS/IS program  

BUS 502 Business Research Applications (3) Critical evaluative techniques of business research.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: BUS 501  

BUS 505 Data Analysis for Business Decisions (3) Selection and application of statistical methods and use of business databases to support managerial decision-making, interpretation and presentation.
Effective: Fall 2016
 

BUS 510 Business Analytics and Decision Modeling (3) Methods for solving problems that include both time evolution and uncertainty. Focus on regression analysis, simulation and advanced data analytics.
Effective: Summer 2016
Prerequisite: BUS 505  

BUS 515 Business Ethics, Governance and Law (3) Legal aspects of managing for-profit corporations including (i) corporate governance, (ii) ethical decision-making, and (iii) public policy and legislation regarding business decisions.
Effective: Fall 2016
 

BUS 554 Master's Project (3) Development of an original master's project in the student's professional field of interest and preparation of a paper.
Effective: Spring 1987
Prerequisite: This course must be completed successfully (grade of C or better) before registering for the last 6 credits of the M.B.A. program.  

BUS 555 International Business (3) Studying theories and practices of international business activities, strategies, structures and operations of multinational companies across nations.
Effective: Fall 2000
 

BUS 580 Business and Sustainability (3) An inter-disciplinary and global perspective on the business case for social responsibility, environmental stewardship, and transparency in corporate governance.
Effective: Summer 2016
Prerequisite: BUSEC 502 andMNGMT 511  

BUS 584 Business in a Global Society (3) Business sector and society relations; international and cultural issues; corporate values and ethics; relationship to stakeholders; social, political, legal environments.
Effective: Spring 2012
 

BUS 588 Strategic Management (3) Analyzing external and internal environments of firms to develop sustainable competitive advantages.
Effective: Fall 2016
 

BUS 589 Strategic Venture Planning and Innovation (2) Development and presentation of a venture plan including product development; market research; competitive analysis; financing and capitalization; organizational structure.
Effective: Spring 2005
Prerequisite: BUS 588  

BUS 590 Colloquium (1-3) Continuing seminars which consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

BUS 595 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction including field experiences, practicums, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: prior approval of proposed assignment by instructor  

BUS 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, that are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

BUS 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or semester.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

BUS 890 Colloquium (1-3 per semester/maximum of 9) Continuing, professionally oriented seminars that consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.
Effective: Spring 2015
 

BUS 896 Individual Studies (1-9 per semester/maximum of 9) Creative projects with a professional orientation, including nonthesis research, that are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 2015
 

BUS 897 Special Topics (1-9 per semester/maximum of 9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject with a professional orientation that may be offered infrequently.
Effective: Spring 2015
 

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