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Graduate Degree Programs

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 (2) Selection and application of statistical methods, and use of business data bases, to support managerial decision-making; interpretation and presentation.
Effective: Spring 2005
Prerequisite: admission to the MBA or MSIS program;QUANT 310 orMATH 110, STAT 200 or equivalent  

BUS 515 Business Ethics and Corporate Governance (2) Social, legal and ethical obligations of key organizational participants; organizational structure and goals; conduct in global and multicultural contexts.
Effective: Summer 2004
Prerequisite: admission to the MBA program or the MSIS program  

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 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 (2) Analysis of current theory and practice for the formulation and implementation of organizational strategies in complex dynamic environments; capstone course.
Effective: Fall 2005
Prerequisite: all coursework except BUS 589 or permission of program  

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

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