BAD 110, BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 3 credits. The course introduces the student to computers and computer-based information systems. Basic computer concepts are briefly overviewed. Business information systems, including decision support, artificial intelligence, user computing, data communications, and data bases are surveyed. The course includes hands-on lab instruction in the use of word processing, spreadsheet, and business presentations software.
BAD 200, APPLIED CALCULUS, 4 credits. The course includes basic concepts of differential and integral calculus, with emphasis on the application of calculus in solving business, management, and economic problems. Prerequisite: Completion of Pre-calculus mathematics.
BAD 220, LEGAL AND ETHICAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS, 4 credits. The course identifies the legal and ethical environments in which businesses function. Topics include the nature, sources, functions, and processes of law and legal reasoning relating to contracts; agency and torts; government regulations and administrative law; and ethical business conduct as it relates to employees and customers in varied business environments.
BAD 250, BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS, 3 cr. Intercorporate, intracorporate, and intercultural communications in organizations. Prerequisites: CORE 110 and CORE 140.
BAD 260, APPLIED STATISTICS, 4 credits. The course familiarizes the student with the application of descriptive and inferential statistical analysis to business, management, and economic problems. Topics include tabular and graphical methods, measures of location and dispersion, probability, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling and sampling distributions, interval estimation, hypothesis testing, simple linear regression, correlation, comparison of two populations, and time series analysis. Prerequisite: Precalculus mathematics.
BAD 320, MARKETING, 3 credits. The course introduces marketing concepts and functions in profit and non-profit organizations. Internal and external variables related to product design, markets, life cycles, pricing, distributions, and promotion are addressed. Prerequisite: ECON 230.
BAD 399, INTERNSHIP SEMINAR, 2 credits. Topics included in the seminar are review of organizational theories and issues in human resource management. The work experience requirement may be satisfied during the semester or with full-time employment during a summer prior to the semester in which the course is to be taken. Prerequisite: Junior standing.
BAD 490, BUSINESS POLICY, 3 credits. This course is a capstone course designed to integrate the principles and practices of management from all functional areas and to develop capabilities in formulating, analyzing, and implementing strategies used in the management of organizations. Prerequisite: Senior standing.