BACHELOR DEGREE-COMPLETION PROGRAM
The business administration bachelor degree-completion program typically includes 62-70 credit hours. Specific courses and credit required vary, depending on coursework transferred. To determine availability of a course for a particular semester, refer to the class schedule.
BUS 220 Dynamics of Professional Success—1 credit.
This course focuses on writing and speaking activities that are common to meeting and communicating with professional persons in a variety of contexts, including being interviewed for professional positions. The development of professional poise and confidence is a major objective of the course. Prerequisites: ENG 105 or 107; and COMM 101 or 215.
BUS 221 Introduction to Management Information Systems—3 credits.
A survey of the field of information systems within the business context with emphasis in system analysis and design, the strategic use of information systems, e-business, decision support, telecommunications management, data management, information systems architectures, and the management of end-user computing. Prerequisites: BUS 100, 180.
BUS 305 Business Statistics II—3 credits.
This course continues the coverage of mathematical and statistical concepts begun in 205. Students place an emphasis on problem solving for decision making as they cover applications of calculus, linear and multiple regression, forecasting methods, and decision analysis. Students will use spreadsheets and statistical software. Timely and topical applications will be incorporated in this class. Prerequisites: BUS 205 and Math 115 or a calculus course.
BUS 311 Business Finance—3 credits.
The methods utilized by corporations in securing and utilizing capital, capital structure, and characteristics of alternative forms of capital. Prerequisites: Admitted to the Scott College of Business; BUS 202; ECON 201; BUS 305.
BUS 351 Introduction to Operations Management—3 credits.
This course is designed to give an introductory survey of the management of a business' operations function, covering the design, planning, and control of manufacturing and service operations. Prerequisites: Admitted to the Scott College of Business; BUS 202; ECON 201; BUS 305.
BUS 361 Principles of Marketing—3 credits.
Survey of the entire field of marketing. Emphasis on the areas of products, pricing, distribution, and promotion. Prerequisites: Admitted to the Scott College of Business; BUS 202; ECON 201.
BUS 371 Management and Organizational Behavior—3 credits.
Overview of the management processes and functions in organizations, including a study of the behavior of individuals in organizations, interpersonal communications, and organizational theory. An appreciation of the role of management in an organization's success. Prerequisites: Admitted to the Scott College of Business; BUS 202; ECON 201.
BUS 401 Senior Business Experience—3 credits.
The senior business experience is a capstone course in both the Scott College of Business and an upper division integrative elective course in Foundational Studies. While focusing on the theory and practice of strategic management, students integrate the foundation and functional areas of business and synthesize their business education with their foundational studies experience. Prerequisites: BUS 263, 311, 321, 351, 361, 371, and a minimum of at least 78 credits, including foundational studies courses. Foundational Studies Credit: [FS 2010: Integrative Upper-Division Elective]
Distance Education Students Residing Outside of Indiana: Each of the states has its own approval processes for out-of-state institutions offering distance education. While Indiana State University endeavors to offer all of its programs to as wide an audience as possible, all ISU distance education programs may not be available in all states. Currently, distance programs are not offered in the states of Arkansas and Massachusetts. To check the status of programs available in a particular state, visit program availability.
The Catalog of Indiana State University is the document of authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalog supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time.
Last updated 27 March 2013