BUSA 1105 Business, Value and You
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites None
Requirements By permission of instructor only
Description

CSP’s: None Why does the world need business Why do some succeed and others fail What value do non-governmental organizations, not-for-profits, non-profits, and social entrepreneurship add And what value do you bring as an employee, manager, professional, or entrepreneur Find out in this hybrid, hands-on course which introduces students to the basics of business. Students will explore the role of markets in society, how firms operate in a global, market economy, and the environmental forces that affect them. Students will investigate the different functions within the firm and how those functions work in an integrated manner to create value. Students will also enhance their professional image as they hone their elevator pitches, refine their resumes, and polish their social network profiles.

BUSA 2106 The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites None
Description

The legal environment plays a significant role in facilitating and constraining business activity. To be competitive, American business must understand and strategically use the legal environment to minimize risk and add value to the enterprise. This course provides you with an overview of US statutory, administrative and judicial efforts to regulate business activity in several areas: business entities, corporations and governance, agency and employment law, contract law, tort law, products liability, and the protection of intellectual property. Because strategic responses to competitive pressures may also require managers to make difficult ethical decisions, the course also explores the interrelationship of law, ethics and business.

BUSA 3000 Globalization and Business Practice-CTW
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites None
Description

This course examines worldwide integration of economic, political, technological, cultural, and social facets to explore the impact of globalization on organizations and individuals worldwide. Students develop an understanding of the macro environment of the global marketplace. They learn how to incorporate their knowledge of global markets through the simultaneous consideration of all business functions. Methodologies of country market assessment are utilized applying critical thinking through writing. The course is the required first CTW course for all majors in the Robinson College of Business. Global Perspectives Course.

BUSA 3090 Survey of Business Principles for Non-Business Students
Credit Hours 3.0
Requirements CSP: 1, 2, 6, 7.;
Description

Prerequisites; Minimum of a 2.8 GPA and 45 credit hours. It is a survey course that spans many of the
business management areas including: marketing, operations, accounting, finance, strategy, ethics and economics. The course is not intended to replace more indepth
studies of any of these business disciplines but rather to jump-start such studies for students with little or no background in business. The course is designed for nonbusiness students interested in starting their own entrepreneurial ventures. This course will prepare these students to take additional entrepreneurship courses and to participate in various entrepreneurship activities within the University.

BUSA 3110 Introduction to Business Analytics
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites CIS 2010, Junior Standing in RCB
Corequisites MK 3010, BCOM 3002
Description

CSP’s: 1, 2, 6. This course develops students’ ability to perform analysis of business decisions problems using modern data analytics methods and statistical models. Students will be able to indentify the type of data that is appropriate for the problem in hand; recognize the sources of relevant data; collect, organize and clean date for analysis; indentify the techniques that are suitable for analyzing the problem; create meaningfuld data visualization; compute various statistical measures; and perform data driven analysis to make inferences and decisions. Students will have hands-on experience on the development of data analytics applications to analyze real world business decisions problems.

BUSA 3400 Women Lead in Business
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites None
Description

The Women Lead in Business course is a Signature Experience course that focuses on three themes: (1) self-awareness and self-efficacy, (2)critical analysis of the economic and social effects of women in the workforce and (3) a leadership development component that will demonstrate how self awareness, interpersonal influence, commitment, goal setting and power are necessary to be effective in the workplace. The course allows students to learn beyond the classroom and to prepare for success and leadership across various sectors of the economy.

BUSA 4110 Practical Business Analytics
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites BUSA 3110
Description

This course provides a frame of reference for using models in support of decision making in an enterprise, then introduces some of the more commonly useful modeling approaches and principles. Topics covered include modeling components, simulation, optimization, time series and causal forecasting, decision analysis, Monte Carlo simulation and quality management. The course emphasizes hands-on application of the techniques using commonly available software, and demonstrates the value of these approaches in a wide variety of functional settings.

BUSA 4500 Panther Accelerated Consulting Experience
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

The Panthers Accelerated Consulting Experience (PACE) is a Signature Experience open to Seniors who have completed their business core and who have a GPA of at least 3.2. Students in teams of 4 or 5 will work with real complanies to consult on real business strategy issues that are important to those companies over the course of a semester.

BUSA 4980 Strategic Management
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites BCOM 3950, and BUSA 3000, and Fi I300, and MGS 3100, and MGS 3400, and MK 3010 and completion of four upper-level major courses
Requirements Must meet RCB upper division course requirements and 45 semester hours, CSP 1, 2
Description

This is a capstone course in the B.B.A. program and is required of all seniors. The course integrates subject matter from the business core courses and other disciplines. This course focuses on integrated approaches to medium and long-term organizational challenges in a dynamic environment. Students develop skills in, and appreciation of, the role of all managers in the formulation and implementation of organizational strategies. A computer simulation involving teams of students from different functional backgrounds is a major part of the instructional design. Warning: B.B.A. students who violate any of the prerequisites for BUSA 4980 are subject to disenrollment by the college regardless of performance or time lapse and will be allowed a tuition refund in accordance with the university’s refund schedule.

BUSA 4990 Comprehensive Exit Exam
Credit Hours 0.0
Requirements CSP 1, 2, and 3
Description

This non-credit course will administers the RCB exit exam for Undergraduate students. The class meets one time for three hours. This course is required for graduation in the semester of graduation for all Robinson College of Business majors. Corerequisite: Enrollment in BUSA 4980. Transient students are not eligible for nor required to take this class.