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Undergraduate Degree Programs

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Business Administration (B A)

B A 495B Undergraduate Research in Business (3-6 per semester/maximum of 6) Guided student research in business, culminating in the presentation of the research project at a professional conference.

B A 495B Undergraduate Research in Business (3-6 per semester/maximum of 6)

BA 495B provides students an opportunity to apply prior coursework to address a business problem or research question in far greater depth than a traditional research paper. This course is one of a series in the business program which collectively develop the skills and competencies necessary for success as a business administration student.

The course provides the students with an opportunity to work intensively on a research project of extended duration and depth of analysis with a supervising faculty member. This course introduces the students to conducting business research on a more advanced level. Students will have the opportunity to develop the research question(s), read extensively in the academic literature, gather and analyze data, and thereby extend learning from prior coursework in a research setting.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: B A 321, B A 322, B A 420 and completion of 6 credits at the 300- and 400- level in the student's option

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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