Bachelor of Science (Tennessee residents will receive a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree.)

Business Administration - Finance Option, Human Resources Management Option, Marketing Option, Marketing Management Option And Project Management Option (Online Bachelor's Program)

Objectives

The Business Administration program offers a foundation to develop business knowledge and skills. It combines the study of fundamentals of marketing, finance, communication and strategic management while emphasizing the impact of the dynamic, global information age on business. The program includes principles of professional business communication and methods and techniques used in the information age, while also offering instruction on teamwork, technology, problem solving, leadership, multi-cultural management issues and general education, including the humanities, composition, mathematics, the sciences and the social sciences.

The Finance option of the Business Administration program combines the study of the fundamentals in the functional areas of business with skills in finance and financial services. Core competencies include tools and techniques used in finance for planning financial strategies with an emphasis on financial services in today s global economy. The Finance option offers graduates the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills that can help them begin careers in a variety of entry-level business or financial services positions including those in the fields of insurance, risk management and investments.

The Human Resources Management option of the Business Administration program combines the study of the fundamentals in the functional areas of business with an emphasis on knowledge and skills in compensation and benefit administration, employment law, workforce planning, training and development and organizational behavior. The Human Resources Management concentration offers graduates the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills that can help them begin careers in a variety of entry-level business positions, especially those in recruitment, staffing and human resource departments.

The Marketing option of the Business Administration program builds on fundamental knowledge and skills in marketing and sales management in a global environment. Marketing consists of many activities including identifying customer needs, developing goods and services to satisfy those needs, communicating information about products to potential customers, and logistics and distribution management, which assures that products are delivered to customers as needed. Core competencies include tools and techniques used in retailing, market research, promotion, and sales management for planning marketing strategies with an emphasis on services marketing. The Marketing option offers graduates the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills that can help them begin careers in a variety of entry-level business, general marketing, marketing research, advertising and retailing positions.

The Marketing Management option of the Business Administration program combines the study of fundamentals of marketing, finance, communication and strategic management. This option includes three major focuses. The business focus provides and introduction to functional areas of business. The marketing focus offers marketing principles and practices with emphasis on consumer behavior. The communication focus offers a foundation in professional communication, including principles of professional business communication and methods and techniques used in the information age.

The Project Management option of the BA program combines the study of business fundamentals in finance, communication and strategic management with project management skills. Core competencies include tools and techniques used in project management for planning, scheduling and creating strategies to identify risks and quantify their impact. Other areas of study include the project planning process, including the project life cycle, requirements and scope and quality assurance plans. The Project Management option offers graduates an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills that can help them begin careers in a variety of entry-level business and project management positions.

Career Opportunities

Business administration skills are important in every organization, from government to the private sector and from small local companies to multi-national companies. This program offers graduates the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills that can help them begin careers in a variety of entry-level business and related positions.

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Admission Requirements

Refer to the Admission section of this catalog for information relating to Admission Requirements and Procedures for this program.

School Equipment

The student is responsible, at his or her expense, for providing all supplies and equipment for the student's use in the online courses in the program, including, without limitation, a computer (and the associated accessories and peripheral equipment, including without limitation, a monitor, keyboard and printer), software and Internet service.

Online Courses

All of the courses offered at the school in this program are distance education courses and are taught online over the Internet, rather than in residence at the school. Each course will be taught over a period of either (a) six weeks or (b) 12 weeks, as determined by the school from time to time in its discretion. Courses are delivered through an asynchronous learning network. There is a prescribed completion schedule for the activities in each course. Support materials for each course will be sent to the student. These materials may include a course syllabus, a textbook(s), a CD-ROM(s) and other printed documents required for the course. Students will be assigned to a class for each course. Students in each course will interact with their classmates and the instructor through discussion board and e-mail systems.

Online Student Preparation - Prior to starting any of the online courses in this program, the student is encouraged to complete the online course student preparation, which describes the protocols that the student must follow when taking an online course.

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Computer, Software Requirements and Specifications and Internet Service

The student must have access to a computer (and the associated accessories and peripheral equipment), software and Internet service that satisfies the following specifications:

Minimum Requirements for Computer: Personal computer capable of running Windows XP or greater. 1GB of RAM (2GB recommended), 7GB of available hard-drive space (additional free space required during installation),1,024x768 monitor resolution with 16-bit video card, and DVD-RW drive.

Minimum Requirements for Software: Microsoft Office Professional 2003 (or higher), Internet Browser, and functional e-mail address with file attachment capabilities. The student will be required to obtain any software tools, plug-ins and/or applications identified in the course syllabus for any course in the program of study.

Minimum Requirements for Internet Service: Broadband connection such as cable or DSL.

The student is obligated for any expense associated with obtaining access to the above specified computer equipment, software and Internet service. No school-owned computer equipment, software or Internet service will be accessible to the student.

Class Size

Classes generally range in size from 15 to 25 students. Depending on the course subject matter, certain classes may contain a greater or lesser number of students.

Program Outline

This program of study offers five options of coursework for a student to pursue. All of the courses (as such courses may be revised or modified from time to time by the school in its discretion) in one of the following options must be successfully completed.

Finance Option

Course Number Course Credit Hours
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Unspecified General Education Courses+
48
GE273
Microeconomics+

This course introduces the economic way of thinking as it provides the basic principles of microeconomics. It is the study of choices made by households, firms, and government and how these choices impact the market economy. Prerequisites: GE117 Composition I or equivalent, GE127 College Mathematics I or equivalent

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4
GE274
Macroeconomics+

Building on the concepts of microeconomics, this course is the study of aggregate economic activity. Students will apply the basic principles to measures of economic performance and to explain economic phenomena such as unemployment, inflation and economic growth. Prerequisite: GE273 Microeconomics or equivalent

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4
Subtotal 56.0
Course Number Course Credit Hours
BF320
Monetary Policies and Financial Institutions+

This course examines the operations, mechanics and structure of the U.S. financial system with an emphasis on financial markets and institutions. The impact of the monetary policies of the Federal Reserve System on interest rates, and the strategies used by financial institutions to manage the risks associated with interest rate changes are also discussed. Prerequisite: BU323 Money and Banking

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4
BF321
Investment and Portfolio Management+

This course covers the fundamentals of investment analysis and the management of investment portfolios. It emphasizes the analysis of risk and return for both individual securities and portfolios, including security valuation, fundamental analysis, and measures of portfolio performance. Prerequisite: BU362 Financial Capital and Markets

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4
BF420
Financial Planning+

This course examines and applies financial decision making techniques as they relate to financial planning. It covers the processes involved in personal financial planning, risk management planning, educational planning, cash management, savings, credit and debt planning, estate and retirement planning, and investment and tax planning. Prerequisite: BF321 Investment and Portfolio Management

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4
BF421
Risk Management and Insurance+

This course explores the nature of risk, the techniques used to minimize loss, and the value of insurance. The main focus is on the traditional types of insurance products, such as life, health, property and liability insurance, and the use of insurance to reduce the risks to which individuals and business firms are exposed. Prerequisite: BF420 Financial Planning

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4
BF422
International Finance+

This course focuses on financial decision making within the global economy. It explores all the traditional areas of corporate finance, including capital budgeting, capital structure, cost of capital and working capital management. Special emphasis will be placed upon the measurement and management of currency, political and economic risk. Prerequisites: BU425 Global Issues in Business and Economics, BF421 Risk Management and Insurance

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4
BU111
Accounting I+

This course addresses fundamental concepts of accounting and lays a foundation for all other financial accounting courses. Focus is on the principles of accounting, accounting cycles, procedures, concepts and methods. Prerequisite: TB184 Problem Solving or equivalent

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4
BU112
Accounting II+

This course builds on the Accounting I course by integrating financial statements and the related accounting assumptions and principles. Emphasis is on uses and purposes of various accounting and financial statements and an overview of automated and accounting information systems. Prerequisite: BU111 Accounting I

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4
BU121
Introduction to Business In a Global Society+

This foundational course presents an overview of the functions of business in a contemporary global, information and technical environment.

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4
BU131
Business and Information Systems+

This course integrates fundamentals of information systems and technology with aspects of business operation and management. The importance of information systems and its relationship to business operations from an end-user perspective is also addressed in this course. Prerequisite: TB143 Introduction to Personal Computers or TB145 Introduction to Computing or TB150 Computing and Productivity Software

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4
BU151
Principles of Supervision+

This course addresses the skills used by first-line supervisors in the workplace, including critical thinking skills as they apply to the supervisor's role in solving problems, conflict resolution and motivation of individuals and groups. Prerequisite: BU121 Introduction to Business in a Global Society

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4
BU213
Financial Accounting: Reporting and Analysis+

This course focuses on financial statement analysis and offers an overview of the tools of financial analysis by studying financial statement reporting and analysis from a liquidity, solvency and profitability perspective in relation to performance measurement. Prerequisite: BU112 Accounting II

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4
BU214
Fundamentals of Tax Preparation+

This course studies how taxes interrelate with financial accounting by distinguishing between taxation and financial accounting aspects in business transactions. Focus is on tax preparation, types of taxes and tax law. Prerequisite: BU213 Financial Accounting: Reporting and Analysis

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4
BU222
Business Law and Regulation+

This course offers a basic foundation in business law and regulation in a variety of areas, including bankruptcy, employment, consumer and contract law. Instruction on ethics, social responsibility and technology is integrated throughout the course. Prerequisite: GE217 Composition II or equivalent

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4
BU241
Principles of Marketing+

Focused on customer relationships, this course introduces the student to basic principles and practices of marketing. Students explore some of the challenges faced in developing and adapting the marketing plan to the changing global environment. Prerequisites: GE117 Composition I or equivalent, BU121 Introduction to Business in a Global Society

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4
BU271
Principles of Professional Communication+

This course lays a foundation for business communication in a wide variety of venues. Areas of instruction include electronic and hard-copy communication media, multicultural communication, and communicating with internal and external customers. Prerequisites: GE117 Composition I or equivalent, BU121 Introduction to Business in a Global Society

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4
BU272
Professional Presentation+

This course emphasizes skills necessary to conduct different types of successful professional presentations. Focus is on audience analysis, developing effective visual aids and presentation teams. Prerequisites: GE117 Composition I or equivalent, BU121 Introduction to Business in a Global Society

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4
BU315
Cost Accounting and Budgeting I+

The focus of this course is on cost accounting and budgeting processes. It also includes elements that address planning, analysis, behavior and control of these processes. Prerequisite: BU213 Financial Accounting: Reporting and Analysis

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4
BU323
Money and Banking+

This course introduces basic concepts and principles relating to money and banking, financial institutions and monetary policy, and how these concepts relate to economic activity and the activities of the Federal Reserve, U.S. Treasury and international economy. Prerequisites: GE274 Macroeconomics or equivalent, BU112 Accounting II, BU121 Introduction to Business in a Global Society

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4
BU352
Principles of Management+

This course addresses four key management functions: planning, organizing, leading and controlling. Students will be required to practice problem solving and critical thinking skills as they explore contemporary issues through the use of the Internet and the ITT Tech Virtual Library. Prerequisite: GE217 Composition II or equivalent

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4
BU362
Financial Capital and Markets+

This course offers an overview of financial products, systems and institutions. Emphasis is on commercial banking and monetary operations, from investment to venture capital, and the role of the Federal Reserve. Prerequisite: BU213 Financial Accounting: Reporting and Analysis

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4
BU425
Global Issues in Business and Economics+

This course applies a cross-functional and interdisciplinary approach to the study of issues confronting a global marketplace. This course includes an analysis of contemporary international business issues through the integration of cultural, business and economic principles. Prerequisites: BU271 Principles of Professional Communication, BU272 Professional Presentation, BU323 Money and Banking, EG462 Contemporary World Culture or equivalent, GE274 Macroeconomics or equivalent

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4
BU454
Small Business and Franchise Management+

This course focuses on launching, operating and growing a small business or franchise. Principles and techniques taught in earlier courses will be applied to the small business environment. Prerequisites: BU151 Principles of Supervision, BU272 Professional Presentation, BU352 Principles of Management

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4
BU455
Business Policy and Strategy+

This course focuses on how to develop, implement and manage a strategic plan while managing change, technology and fostering innovation in a global environment. Students are required to use the concepts and techniques presented in previous courses to develop a business strategy and related policies. Prerequisites: BU222 Business Law and Regulation, BU352 Principles of Management, BU362 Financial Capital and Markets, EC312 Project Management Techniques

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4
BU459
Strategic Management Project+

This course requires the student to apply concepts, principles and techniques presented throughout the program by completing a detailed project or participating in a comprehensive simulation. Prerequisites: All required core courses except BU425 Global Issues in Business and Economics or BU455 Business Policy and Strategy or BU464 Global Finance and Accounting

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4
BU473
Management of Corporate and Virtual Teams+

This course presents skills used to effectively and efficiently manage teams in a business setting. Emphasis is on managing both internal and external teams, empowering team members and cooperation versus competition. Prerequisites: BU352 Principles of Management, GE347 Group Dynamics or equivalent

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4
EC311
Introduction to Project Management+

This course is an introduction to the discipline of project management. Topics include an overview of its evolution, its various processes and principles, tools and techniques and project life cycle. Students will also be introduced to a project management software. Prerequisite: TB143 Introduction to Personal Computers or TB145 Introduction to Computing or TB150 Computing and Productivity Software

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4
PM332
Project Management Techniques+

This course builds on Introduction to Project Management by introducing software that will be used throughout the program. Using a step-by-step approach, students are introduced to the skills and techniques used to initiate, plan, schedule, execute, monitor and close a project. Prerequisite: EC311 Introduction to Project Management or equivalent

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4
Subtotal 108.0
Course Number Course Credit Hours
TB139A
Strategies for Learning in a Technical Environment+

The course reviews characteristics and trends of the global information society and including basic information processing, Internet research, other skills used by the technical professional and techniques that can be used for independent technical learning.

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4
TB141
Introduction to Productivity Software+

The course covers the fundamentals of productivity software. Emphasis is placed on word processing, spreadsheets, file management, and presentations as well as integration of productivity software.

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4
TB150
Computing and Productivity Software+

The course covers the fundamentals of computing and the use of computers in communications and networks. Emphasis is placed on the use of computer technology, Internet and the World Wide Web in enterprise computing and working environments. The course will also focus on using productivity software and hands-on applications to problem solving in business and other working environments.

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4
TB332
Professional Procedures and Portfolio Development+

Students are required to plan and compile their projects in the form of a portfolio. Instruction on interviewing procedures and writing business communications is also included in this course. Prerequisite: Students must have completed 72 quarter credit hours prior to taking this course

(close)
4
Subtotal 16.0
Course Number Course Credit Hours
Minimum required credit hours for the Baccalaureate Degree (Grand total)
180
Subtotal 180.0

Human Resources Management Option

Course Number Course Credit Hours
----------
Unspecified General Education Courses+
48
GE273
Microeconomics+

This course introduces the economic way of thinking as it provides the basic principles of microeconomics. It is the study of choices made by households, firms, and government and how these choices impact the market economy. Prerequisites: GE117 Composition I or equivalent, GE127 College Mathematics I or equivalent

(close)
4
GE274
Macroeconomics+

Building on the concepts of microeconomics, this course is the study of aggregate economic activity. Students will apply the basic principles to measures of economic performance and to explain economic phenomena such as unemployment, inflation and economic growth. Prerequisite: GE273 Microeconomics or equivalent

(close)
4
Subtotal 56.0
Course Number Course Credit Hours
BH354
Workforce Planning+

This course examines organizational strategies and tactics in human resource planning, training, recruiting, development and management to attract, hire and retain a qualified workforce. The course also addresses the impact of losing key and experienced staff, a factor inherent in changing business climates and environments. Prerequisites: BU352 Principles of Management, BU353 Human Resource Management

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4
BH355
Compensation and Benefits+

By addressing the standards, rules and regulations as well as the trends and evolution of compensation and benefits programs, this course provides both a strategic and an operational foundation for examining appropriate program selection for organizations. Prerequisite: BH354 Workforce Planning

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4
BH356
Organizational Behavior+

This course presents the architecture of organizational behavior and its role on an organization's growth and development. The focus is on organizational theory and development, corporate culture, organizational change, power, and politics. Through case studies and scenarios, students analyze the impact of these components on different organizational structures. Prerequisite: BU352 Principles of Management

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4
BH357
Employment Law+

From an HR perspective, this course addresses employment law and regulations as designed to protect both employees and employers alike. The course focuses on federal laws and regulations related to various concepts and practices of pre-employment, employment and of work environments. The course also covers civil rights, employee and employer rights, affirmative action, working conditions, wages, health and safety, labor issues, employee liability, termination of employment, unemployment and pensions. Prerequisite: BH355 Compensation and Benefits

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4
BH458
Training and Development+

This course focuses on the application of technologies, methodologies, and employee assessments to develop and implement necessary employee training, education and professional development programs. Prerequisites: BH355 Compensation and Benefits, BU473 Management of Corporate and Virtual Teams

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4
BU111
Accounting I+

This course addresses fundamental concepts of accounting and lays a foundation for all other financial accounting courses. Focus is on the principles of accounting, accounting cycles, procedures, concepts and methods. Prerequisite: TB184 Problem Solving or equivalent

(close)
4
BU112
Accounting II+

This course builds on the Accounting I course by integrating financial statements and the related accounting assumptions and principles. Emphasis is on uses and purposes of various accounting and financial statements and an overview of automated and accounting information systems. Prerequisite: BU111 Accounting I

(close)
4
BU121
Introduction to Business In a Global Society+

This foundational course presents an overview of the functions of business in a contemporary global, information and technical environment.

(close)
4
BU131
Business and Information Systems+

This course integrates fundamentals of information systems and technology with aspects of business operation and management. The importance of information systems and its relationship to business operations from an end-user perspective is also addressed in this course. Prerequisite: TB143 Introduction to Personal Computers or TB145 Introduction to Computing or TB150 Computing and Productivity Software

(close)
4
BU151
Principles of Supervision+

This course addresses the skills used by first-line supervisors in the workplace, including critical thinking skills as they apply to the supervisor's role in solving problems, conflict resolution and motivation of individuals and groups. Prerequisite: BU121 Introduction to Business in a Global Society

(close)
4
BU213
Financial Accounting: Reporting and Analysis+

This course focuses on financial statement analysis and offers an overview of the tools of financial analysis by studying financial statement reporting and analysis from a liquidity, solvency and profitability perspective in relation to performance measurement. Prerequisite: BU112 Accounting II

(close)
4
BU214
Fundamentals of Tax Preparation+

This course studies how taxes interrelate with financial accounting by distinguishing between taxation and financial accounting aspects in business transactions. Focus is on tax preparation, types of taxes and tax law. Prerequisite: BU213 Financial Accounting: Reporting and Analysis

(close)
4
BU222
Business Law and Regulation+

This course offers a basic foundation in business law and regulation in a variety of areas, including bankruptcy, employment, consumer and contract law. Instruction on ethics, social responsibility and technology is integrated throughout the course. Prerequisite: GE217 Composition II or equivalent

(close)
4
BU241
Principles of Marketing+

Focused on customer relationships, this course introduces the student to basic principles and practices of marketing. Students explore some of the challenges faced in developing and adapting the marketing plan to the changing global environment. Prerequisites: GE117 Composition I or equivalent, BU121 Introduction to Business in a Global Society

(close)
4
BU271
Principles of Professional Communication+

This course lays a foundation for business communication in a wide variety of venues. Areas of instruction include electronic and hard-copy communication media, multicultural communication, and communicating with internal and external customers. Prerequisites: GE117 Composition I or equivalent, BU121 Introduction to Business in a Global Society

(close)
4
BU272
Professional Presentation+

This course emphasizes skills necessary to conduct different types of successful professional presentations. Focus is on audience analysis, developing effective visual aids and presentation teams. Prerequisites: GE117 Composition I or equivalent, BU121 Introduction to Business in a Global Society

(close)
4
BU315
Cost Accounting and Budgeting I+

The focus of this course is on cost accounting and budgeting processes. It also includes elements that address planning, analysis, behavior and control of these processes. Prerequisite: BU213 Financial Accounting: Reporting and Analysis

(close)
4
BU323
Money and Banking+

This course introduces basic concepts and principles relating to money and banking, financial institutions and monetary policy, and how these concepts relate to economic activity and the activities of the Federal Reserve, U.S. Treasury and international economy. Prerequisites: GE274 Macroeconomics or equivalent, BU112 Accounting II, BU121 Introduction to Business in a Global Society

(close)
4
BU352
Principles of Management+

This course addresses four key management functions: planning, organizing, leading and controlling. Students will be required to practice problem solving and critical thinking skills as they explore contemporary issues through the use of the Internet and the ITT Tech Virtual Library. Prerequisite: GE217 Composition II or equivalent

(close)
4
BU353
Human Resource Management+

This course focuses on human resource management skills used by business managers in day-to-day operations. While focusing on the different aspects of human resource management and practices, problem solving and critical thinking skills are applied. Prerequisite: BU352 Principles of Management

(close)
4
BU362
Financial Capital and Markets+

This course offers an overview of financial products, systems and institutions. Emphasis is on commercial banking and monetary operations, from investment to venture capital, and the role of the Federal Reserve. Prerequisite: BU213 Financial Accounting: Reporting and Analysis

(close)
4
BU454
Small Business and Franchise Management+

This course focuses on launching, operating and growing a small business or franchise. Principles and techniques taught in earlier courses will be applied to the small business environment. Prerequisites: BU151 Principles of Supervision, BU272 Professional Presentation, BU352 Principles of Management

(close)
4
BU455
Business Policy and Strategy+

This course focuses on how to develop, implement and manage a strategic plan while managing change, technology and fostering innovation in a global environment. Students are required to use the concepts and techniques presented in previous courses to develop a business strategy and related policies. Prerequisites: BU222 Business Law and Regulation, BU352 Principles of Management, BU362 Financial Capital and Markets, EC312 Project Management Techniques

(close)
4
BU459
Strategic Management Project+

This course requires the student to apply concepts, principles and techniques presented throughout the program by completing a detailed project or participating in a comprehensive simulation. Prerequisites: All required core courses except BU425 Global Issues in Business and Economics or BU455 Business Policy and Strategy or BU464 Global Finance and Accounting

(close)
4
BU473
Management of Corporate and Virtual Teams+

This course presents skills used to effectively and efficiently manage teams in a business setting. Emphasis is on managing both internal and external teams, empowering team members and cooperation versus competition. Prerequisites: BU352 Principles of Management, GE347 Group Dynamics or equivalent

(close)
4
EC311
Introduction to Project Management+

This course is an introduction to the discipline of project management. Topics include an overview of its evolution, its various processes and principles, tools and techniques and project life cycle. Students will also be introduced to a project management software. Prerequisite: TB143 Introduction to Personal Computers or TB145 Introduction to Computing or TB150 Computing and Productivity Software

(close)
4
PM332
Project Management Techniques+

This course builds on Introduction to Project Management by introducing software that will be used throughout the program. Using a step-by-step approach, students are introduced to the skills and techniques used to initiate, plan, schedule, execute, monitor and close a project. Prerequisite: EC311 Introduction to Project Management or equivalent

(close)
4
Subtotal 108.0
Course Number Course Credit Hours
TB139A
Strategies for Learning in a Technical Environment+

The course reviews characteristics and trends of the global information society and including basic information processing, Internet research, other skills used by the technical professional and techniques that can be used for independent technical learning.

(close)
4
TB141
Introduction to Productivity Software+

The course covers the fundamentals of productivity software. Emphasis is placed on word processing, spreadsheets, file management, and presentations as well as integration of productivity software.

(close)
4
TB150
Computing and Productivity Software+

The course covers the fundamentals of computing and the use of computers in communications and networks. Emphasis is placed on the use of computer technology, Internet and the World Wide Web in enterprise computing and working environments. The course will also focus on using productivity software and hands-on applications to problem solving in business and other working environments.

(close)
4
TB332
Professional Procedures and Portfolio Development+

Students are required to plan and compile their projects in the form of a portfolio. Instruction on interviewing procedures and writing business communications is also included in this course. Prerequisite: Students must have completed 72 quarter credit hours prior to taking this course

(close)
4
Subtotal 16.0
Course Number Course Credit Hours
Minimum required credit hours for the Baccalaureate Degree (Grand total)
180
Subtotal 180.0

Marketing Option

Course Number Course Credit Hours
----------
Unspecified General Education Courses+
48
GE273
Microeconomics+

This course introduces the economic way of thinking as it provides the basic principles of microeconomics. It is the study of choices made by households, firms, and government and how these choices impact the market economy. Prerequisites: GE117 Composition I or equivalent, GE127 College Mathematics I or equivalent

(close)
4
GE274
Macroeconomics+

Building on the concepts of microeconomics, this course is the study of aggregate economic activity. Students will apply the basic principles to measures of economic performance and to explain economic phenomena such as unemployment, inflation and economic growth. Prerequisite: GE273 Microeconomics or equivalent

(close)
4
Subtotal 56.0
Course Number Course Credit Hours
BU111
Accounting I+

This course addresses fundamental concepts of accounting and lays a foundation for all other financial accounting courses. Focus is on the principles of accounting, accounting cycles, procedures, concepts and methods. Prerequisite: TB184 Problem Solving or equivalent

(close)
4
BU112
Accounting II+

This course builds on the Accounting I course by integrating financial statements and the related accounting assumptions and principles. Emphasis is on uses and purposes of various accounting and financial statements and an overview of automated and accounting information systems. Prerequisite: BU111 Accounting I

(close)
4
BU121
Introduction to Business In a Global Society+

This foundational course presents an overview of the functions of business in a contemporary global, information and technical environment.

(close)
4
BU131
Business and Information Systems+

This course integrates fundamentals of information systems and technology with aspects of business operation and management. The importance of information systems and its relationship to business operations from an end-user perspective is also addressed in this course. Prerequisite: TB143 Introduction to Personal Computers or TB145 Introduction to Computing or TB150 Computing and Productivity Software

(close)
4
BU151
Principles of Supervision+

This course addresses the skills used by first-line supervisors in the workplace, including critical thinking skills as they apply to the supervisor's role in solving problems, conflict resolution and motivation of individuals and groups. Prerequisite: BU121 Introduction to Business in a Global Society

(close)
4
BU213
Financial Accounting: Reporting and Analysis+

This course focuses on financial statement analysis and offers an overview of the tools of financial analysis by studying financial statement reporting and analysis from a liquidity, solvency and profitability perspective in relation to performance measurement. Prerequisite: BU112 Accounting II

(close)
4
BU222
Business Law and Regulation+

This course offers a basic foundation in business law and regulation in a variety of areas, including bankruptcy, employment, consumer and contract law. Instruction on ethics, social responsibility and technology is integrated throughout the course. Prerequisite: GE217 Composition II or equivalent

(close)
4
BU241
Principles of Marketing+

Focused on customer relationships, this course introduces the student to basic principles and practices of marketing. Students explore some of the challenges faced in developing and adapting the marketing plan to the changing global environment. Prerequisites: GE117 Composition I or equivalent, BU121 Introduction to Business in a Global Society

(close)
4
BU242
Consumer Behavior+

This course builds on the concepts presented in Principles of Marketing. Emphasis is on consumer behavior, motivation, decision-making processes and the impact of cultural differences on consumer decisions. Prerequisite: BU241 Principles of Marketing

(close)
4
BU271
Principles of Professional Communication+

This course lays a foundation for business communication in a wide variety of venues. Areas of instruction include electronic and hard-copy communication media, multicultural communication, and communicating with internal and external customers. Prerequisites: GE117 Composition I or equivalent, BU121 Introduction to Business in a Global Society

(close)
4
BU272
Professional Presentation+

This course emphasizes skills necessary to conduct different types of successful professional presentations. Focus is on audience analysis, developing effective visual aids and presentation teams. Prerequisites: GE117 Composition I or equivalent, BU121 Introduction to Business in a Global Society

(close)
4
BU343
Marketing Research+

Building on the skills taught in previous courses (Research Methods, Statistics, and Principles of Marketing), Market Research emphasizes the problem solving and critical thinking skills used to plan, implement and evaluate the results of a market research project data. Prerequisites: EG381 Statistics or equivalent, BU242 Consumer Behavior

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4
BU344
Marketing and the Internet+

This course focuses on how to leverage technology to reach global markets. Emphasis is on developing and managing a marketing strategy in the digital/Internet global environment. Prerequisites: BU242 Consumer Behavior, EG371 Research Methods or equivalent

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4
BU346
Principles of Retailing+

In this course, the student is introduced to the world of retailing. This course examines the dynamic aspect of the retailing industry and discusses the importance of strategic and tactical developments. Prerequisite: BU241 Principles of Marketing

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4
BU347
Sales Management+

This course examines concepts in sales force management, including activities such as the hiring and training of salespeople, the assignment of sales territories, motivation and rewards as well as performance evaluation. Prerequisite: BU346 Principles of Retailing

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4
BU348
Promotion and Advertising+

This course introduces students to the strategies and tactics associated with mass-media marketing communication. This course examines concepts of advertisement, sales promotions, public relations and direct marketing. Prerequisite: BU346 Principles of Retailing

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4
BU349
Services Marketing+

This course introduces students to the unique adjustments necessary in marketing service products versus goods products. This course provides a foundation for understanding how these two facets of marketing differ in concept and in strategy, and re-evaluates traditional marketing concepts in a services context. Prerequisite: BU348 Promotion and Advertising

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4
BU352
Principles of Management+

This course addresses four key management functions: planning, organizing, leading and controlling. Students will be required to practice problem solving and critical thinking skills as they explore contemporary issues through the use of the Internet and the ITT Tech Virtual Library. Prerequisite: GE217 Composition II or equivalent

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4
BU362
Financial Capital and Markets+

This course offers an overview of financial products, systems and institutions. Emphasis is on commercial banking and monetary operations, from investment to venture capital, and the role of the Federal Reserve. Prerequisite: BU213 Financial Accounting: Reporting and Analysis

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4
BU444
International Marketing+

This course introduces students to the environment of international marketing and the strategies and tactics associated with global markets. The course also focuses on the challenges inherent in operating in disparate cultures and trans-national markets. All of the strategies and tactics found in marketing are re-considered in this new context. Prerequisite: BU473 Management of Corporate and Virtual Teams

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4
BU445
Integrated Marketing Communication+

This course presents an integrated marketing communications (IMC) approach emphasizing advertising. Students are required to build an IMC comprehensive project that encompasses principles and skills covered in the prerequisite marketing courses. Prerequisites: BU343 Marketing Research, BU344 Marketing and the Internet

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4
BU454
Small Business and Franchise Management+

This course focuses on launching, operating and growing a small business or franchise. Principles and techniques taught in earlier courses will be applied to the small business environment. Prerequisites: BU151 Principles of Supervision, BU272 Professional Presentation, BU352 Principles of Management

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4
BU455
Business Policy and Strategy+

This course focuses on how to develop, implement and manage a strategic plan while managing change, technology and fostering innovation in a global environment. Students are required to use the concepts and techniques presented in previous courses to develop a business strategy and related policies. Prerequisites: BU222 Business Law and Regulation, BU352 Principles of Management, BU362 Financial Capital and Markets, EC312 Project Management Techniques

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4
BU459
Strategic Management Project+

This course requires the student to apply concepts, principles and techniques presented throughout the program by completing a detailed project or participating in a comprehensive simulation. Prerequisites: All required core courses except BU425 Global Issues in Business and Economics or BU455 Business Policy and Strategy or BU464 Global Finance and Accounting

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4
BU473
Management of Corporate and Virtual Teams+

This course presents skills used to effectively and efficiently manage teams in a business setting. Emphasis is on managing both internal and external teams, empowering team members and cooperation versus competition. Prerequisites: BU352 Principles of Management, GE347 Group Dynamics or equivalent

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4
EC311
Introduction to Project Management+

This course is an introduction to the discipline of project management. Topics include an overview of its evolution, its various processes and principles, tools and techniques and project life cycle. Students will also be introduced to a project management software. Prerequisite: TB143 Introduction to Personal Computers or TB145 Introduction to Computing or TB150 Computing and Productivity Software

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4
PM332
Project Management Techniques+

This course builds on Introduction to Project Management by introducing software that will be used throughout the program. Using a step-by-step approach, students are introduced to the skills and techniques used to initiate, plan, schedule, execute, monitor and close a project. Prerequisite: EC311 Introduction to Project Management or equivalent

(close)
4
Subtotal 108.0
Course Number Course Credit Hours
TB139A
Strategies for Learning in a Technical Environment+

The course reviews characteristics and trends of the global information society and including basic information processing, Internet research, other skills used by the technical professional and techniques that can be used for independent technical learning.

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4
TB141
Introduction to Productivity Software+

The course covers the fundamentals of productivity software. Emphasis is placed on word processing, spreadsheets, file management, and presentations as well as integration of productivity software.

(close)
4
TB150
Computing and Productivity Software+

The course covers the fundamentals of computing and the use of computers in communications and networks. Emphasis is placed on the use of computer technology, Internet and the World Wide Web in enterprise computing and working environments. The course will also focus on using productivity software and hands-on applications to problem solving in business and other working environments.

(close)
4
TB332
Professional Procedures and Portfolio Development+

Students are required to plan and compile their projects in the form of a portfolio. Instruction on interviewing procedures and writing business communications is also included in this course. Prerequisite: Students must have completed 72 quarter credit hours prior to taking this course

(close)
4
Subtotal 16.0
Course Number Course Credit Hours
Minimum required credit hours for the Baccalaureate Degree (Grand total)
180
Subtotal 180.0

Marketing Management Option

Course Number Course Credit Hours
----------
Unspecified General Education Courses++
48
GE273
Microeconomics+

This course introduces the economic way of thinking as it provides the basic principles of microeconomics. It is the study of choices made by households, firms, and government and how these choices impact the market economy. Prerequisites: GE117 Composition I or equivalent, GE127 College Mathematics I or equivalent

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4
GE274
Macroeconomics+

Building on the concepts of microeconomics, this course is the study of aggregate economic activity. Students will apply the basic principles to measures of economic performance and to explain economic phenomena such as unemployment, inflation and economic growth. Prerequisite: GE273 Microeconomics or equivalent

(close)
4
Subtotal 56.0
Course Number Course Credit Hours
BU111
Accounting I+

This course addresses fundamental concepts of accounting and lays a foundation for all other financial accounting courses. Focus is on the principles of accounting, accounting cycles, procedures, concepts and methods. Prerequisite: TB184 Problem Solving or equivalent

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4
BU112
Accounting II+

This course builds on the Accounting I course by integrating financial statements and the related accounting assumptions and principles. Emphasis is on uses and purposes of various accounting and financial statements and an overview of automated and accounting information systems. Prerequisite: BU111 Accounting I

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4
BU121
Introduction to Business In a Global Society+

This foundational course presents an overview of the functions of business in a contemporary global, information and technical environment.

(close)
4
BU131
Business and Information Systems+

This course integrates fundamentals of information systems and technology with aspects of business operation and management. The importance of information systems and its relationship to business operations from an end-user perspective is also addressed in this course. Prerequisite: TB143 Introduction to Personal Computers or TB145 Introduction to Computing or TB150 Computing and Productivity Software

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4
BU151
Principles of Supervision+

This course addresses the skills used by first-line supervisors in the workplace, including critical thinking skills as they apply to the supervisor's role in solving problems, conflict resolution and motivation of individuals and groups. Prerequisite: BU121 Introduction to Business in a Global Society

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4
BU213
Financial Accounting: Reporting and Analysis+

This course focuses on financial statement analysis and offers an overview of the tools of financial analysis by studying financial statement reporting and analysis from a liquidity, solvency and profitability perspective in relation to performance measurement. Prerequisite: BU112 Accounting II

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4
BU214
Fundamentals of Tax Preparation+

This course studies how taxes interrelate with financial accounting by distinguishing between taxation and financial accounting aspects in business transactions. Focus is on tax preparation, types of taxes and tax law. Prerequisite: BU213 Financial Accounting: Reporting and Analysis

(close)
4
BU222
Business Law and Regulation+

This course offers a basic foundation in business law and regulation in a variety of areas, including bankruptcy, employment, consumer and contract law. Instruction on ethics, social responsibility and technology is integrated throughout the course. Prerequisite: GE217 Composition II or equivalent

(close)
4
BU241
Principles of Marketing+

Focused on customer relationships, this course introduces the student to basic principles and practices of marketing. Students explore some of the challenges faced in developing and adapting the marketing plan to the changing global environment. Prerequisites: GE117 Composition I or equivalent, BU121 Introduction to Business in a Global Society

(close)
4
BU242
Consumer Behavior+

This course builds on the concepts presented in Principles of Marketing. Emphasis is on consumer behavior, motivation, decision-making processes and the impact of cultural differences on consumer decisions. Prerequisite: BU241 Principles of Marketing

(close)
4
BU271
Principles of Professional Communication+

This course lays a foundation for business communication in a wide variety of venues. Areas of instruction include electronic and hard-copy communication media, multicultural communication, and communicating with internal and external customers. Prerequisites: GE117 Composition I or equivalent, BU121 Introduction to Business in a Global Society

(close)
4
BU272
Professional Presentation+

This course emphasizes skills necessary to conduct different types of successful professional presentations. Focus is on audience analysis, developing effective visual aids and presentation teams. Prerequisites: GE117 Composition I or equivalent, BU121 Introduction to Business in a Global Society

(close)
4
BU315
Cost Accounting and Budgeting I+

The focus of this course is on cost accounting and budgeting processes. It also includes elements that address planning, analysis, behavior and control of these processes. Prerequisite: BU213 Financial Accounting: Reporting and Analysis

(close)
4
BU323
Money and Banking+

This course introduces basic concepts and principles relating to money and banking, financial institutions and monetary policy, and how these concepts relate to economic activity and the activities of the Federal Reserve, U.S. Treasury and international economy. Prerequisites: GE274 Macroeconomics or equivalent, BU112 Accounting II, BU121 Introduction to Business in a Global Society

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4
BU343
Marketing Research+

Building on the skills taught in previous courses (Research Methods, Statistics, and Principles of Marketing), Market Research emphasizes the problem solving and critical thinking skills used to plan, implement and evaluate the results of a market research project data. Prerequisites: EG381 Statistics or equivalent, BU242 Consumer Behavior

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4
BU344
Marketing and the Internet+

This course focuses on how to leverage technology to reach global markets. Emphasis is on developing and managing a marketing strategy in the digital/Internet global environment. Prerequisites: BU242 Consumer Behavior, EG371 Research Methods or equivalent

(close)
4
BU352
Principles of Management+

This course addresses four key management functions: planning, organizing, leading and controlling. Students will be required to practice problem solving and critical thinking skills as they explore contemporary issues through the use of the Internet and the ITT Tech Virtual Library. Prerequisite: GE217 Composition II or equivalent

(close)
4
BU353
Human Resource Management+

This course focuses on human resource management skills used by business managers in day-to-day operations. While focusing on the different aspects of human resource management and practices, problem solving and critical thinking skills are applied. Prerequisite: BU352 Principles of Management

(close)
4
BU362
Financial Capital and Markets+

This course offers an overview of financial products, systems and institutions. Emphasis is on commercial banking and monetary operations, from investment to venture capital, and the role of the Federal Reserve. Prerequisite: BU213 Financial Accounting: Reporting and Analysis

(close)
4
BU425
Global Issues in Business and Economics+

This course applies a cross-functional and interdisciplinary approach to the study of issues confronting a global marketplace. This course includes an analysis of contemporary international business issues through the integration of cultural, business and economic principles. Prerequisites: BU271 Principles of Professional Communication, BU272 Professional Presentation, BU323 Money and Banking, EG462 Contemporary World Culture or equivalent, GE274 Macroeconomics or equivalent

(close)
4
BU445
Integrated Marketing Communication+

This course presents an integrated marketing communications (IMC) approach emphasizing advertising. Students are required to build an IMC comprehensive project that encompasses principles and skills covered in the prerequisite marketing courses. Prerequisites: BU343 Marketing Research, BU344 Marketing and the Internet

(close)
4
BU454
Small Business and Franchise Management+

This course focuses on launching, operating and growing a small business or franchise. Principles and techniques taught in earlier courses will be applied to the small business environment. Prerequisites: BU151 Principles of Supervision, BU272 Professional Presentation, BU352 Principles of Management

(close)
4
BU455
Business Policy and Strategy+

This course focuses on how to develop, implement and manage a strategic plan while managing change, technology and fostering innovation in a global environment. Students are required to use the concepts and techniques presented in previous courses to develop a business strategy and related policies. Prerequisites: BU222 Business Law and Regulation, BU352 Principles of Management, BU362 Financial Capital and Markets, EC312 Project Management Techniques

(close)
4
BU459
Strategic Management Project+

This course requires the student to apply concepts, principles and techniques presented throughout the program by completing a detailed project or participating in a comprehensive simulation. Prerequisites: All required core courses except BU425 Global Issues in Business and Economics or BU455 Business Policy and Strategy or BU464 Global Finance and Accounting

(close)
4
BU473
Management of Corporate and Virtual Teams+

This course presents skills used to effectively and efficiently manage teams in a business setting. Emphasis is on managing both internal and external teams, empowering team members and cooperation versus competition. Prerequisites: BU352 Principles of Management, GE347 Group Dynamics or equivalent

(close)
4
EC311
Introduction to Project Management+

This course is an introduction to the discipline of project management. Topics include an overview of its evolution, its various processes and principles, tools and techniques and project life cycle. Students will also be introduced to a project management software. Prerequisite: TB143 Introduction to Personal Computers or TB145 Introduction to Computing or TB150 Computing and Productivity Software

(close)
4
PM332
Project Management Techniques+

This course builds on Introduction to Project Management by introducing software that will be used throughout the program. Using a step-by-step approach, students are introduced to the skills and techniques used to initiate, plan, schedule, execute, monitor and close a project. Prerequisite: EC311 Introduction to Project Management or equivalent

(close)
4
Subtotal 108.0
Course Number Course Credit Hours
TB139A
Strategies for Learning in a Technical Environment+

The course reviews characteristics and trends of the global information society and including basic information processing, Internet research, other skills used by the technical professional and techniques that can be used for independent technical learning.

(close)
4
TB141
Introduction to Productivity Software+

The course covers the fundamentals of productivity software. Emphasis is placed on word processing, spreadsheets, file management, and presentations as well as integration of productivity software.

(close)
4
TB150
Computing and Productivity Software+

The course covers the fundamentals of computing and the use of computers in communications and networks. Emphasis is placed on the use of computer technology, Internet and the World Wide Web in enterprise computing and working environments. The course will also focus on using productivity software and hands-on applications to problem solving in business and other working environments.

(close)
4
TB332
Professional Procedures and Portfolio Development+

Students are required to plan and compile their projects in the form of a portfolio. Instruction on interviewing procedures and writing business communications is also included in this course. Prerequisite: Students must have completed 72 quarter credit hours prior to taking this course

(close)
4
Subtotal 16.0
Course Number Course Credit Hours
Minimum required credit hours for the Baccalaureate Degree (Grand total)
180
Subtotal 180.0

Project Management Option

Course Number Course Credit Hours
----------
Unspecified General Education Courses+
48
GE273
Microeconomics+

This course introduces the economic way of thinking as it provides the basic principles of microeconomics. It is the study of choices made by households, firms, and government and how these choices impact the market economy. Prerequisites: GE117 Composition I or equivalent, GE127 College Mathematics I or equivalent

(close)
4
GE274
Macroeconomics+

Building on the concepts of microeconomics, this course is the study of aggregate economic activity. Students will apply the basic principles to measures of economic performance and to explain economic phenomena such as unemployment, inflation and economic growth. Prerequisite: GE273 Microeconomics or equivalent

(close)
4
Subtotal 56.0
Course Number Course Credit Hours
BU111
Accounting I+

This course addresses fundamental concepts of accounting and lays a foundation for all other financial accounting courses. Focus is on the principles of accounting, accounting cycles, procedures, concepts and methods. Prerequisite: TB184 Problem Solving or equivalent

(close)
4
BU112
Accounting II+

This course builds on the Accounting I course by integrating financial statements and the related accounting assumptions and principles. Emphasis is on uses and purposes of various accounting and financial statements and an overview of automated and accounting information systems. Prerequisite: BU111 Accounting I

(close)
4
BU121
Introduction to Business In a Global Society+

This foundational course presents an overview of the functions of business in a contemporary global, information and technical environment.

(close)
4
BU131
Business and Information Systems +

This course integrates fundamentals of information systems and technology with aspects of business operation and management. The importance of information systems and its relationship to business operations from an end-user perspective is also addressed in this course. Prerequisite: TB143 Introduction to Personal Computers or TB145 Introduction to Computing or TB150 Computing and Productivity Software

(close)
4
BU151
Principles of Supervision+

This course addresses the skills used by first-line supervisors in the workplace, including critical thinking skills as they apply to the supervisor's role in solving problems, conflict resolution and motivation of individuals and groups. Prerequisite: BU121 Introduction to Business in a Global Society

(close)
4
BU213
Financial Accounting: Reporting and Analysis+

This course focuses on financial statement analysis and offers an overview of the tools of financial analysis by studying financial statement reporting and analysis from a liquidity, solvency and profitability perspective in relation to performance measurement. Prerequisite: BU112 Accounting II

(close)
4
BU214
Fundamentals of Tax Preparation+

This course studies how taxes interrelate with financial accounting by distinguishing between taxation and financial accounting aspects in business transactions. Focus is on tax preparation, types of taxes and tax law. Prerequisite: BU213 Financial Accounting: Reporting and Analysis

(close)
4
BU222
Business Law and Regulation+

This course offers a basic foundation in business law and regulation in a variety of areas, including bankruptcy, employment, consumer and contract law. Instruction on ethics, social responsibility and technology is integrated throughout the course. Prerequisite: GE217 Composition II or equivalent

(close)
4
BU241
Principles of Marketing+

Focused on customer relationships, this course introduces the student to basic principles and practices of marketing. Students explore some of the challenges faced in developing and adapting the marketing plan to the changing global environment. Prerequisites: GE117 Composition I or equivalent, BU121 Introduction to Business in a Global Society

(close)
4
BU242
Consumer Behavior+

This course builds on the concepts presented in Principles of Marketing. Emphasis is on consumer behavior, motivation, decision-making processes and the impact of cultural differences on consumer decisions. Prerequisite: BU241 Principles of Marketing

(close)
4
BU271
Principles of Professional Communication+

This course lays a foundation for business communication in a wide variety of venues. Areas of instruction include electronic and hard-copy communication media, multicultural communication, and communicating with internal and external customers. Prerequisites: GE117 Composition I or equivalent, BU121 Introduction to Business in a Global Society

(close)
4
BU272
Professional Presentation+

This course emphasizes skills necessary to conduct different types of successful professional presentations. Focus is on audience analysis, developing effective visual aids and presentation teams. Prerequisites: GE117 Composition I or equivalent, BU121 Introduction to Business in a Global Society

(close)
4
BU315
Cost Accounting and Budgeting I+

The focus of this course is on cost accounting and budgeting processes. It also includes elements that address planning, analysis, behavior and control of these processes. Prerequisite: BU213 Financial Accounting: Reporting and Analysis

(close)
4
BU323
Money and Banking+

This course introduces basic concepts and principles relating to money and banking, financial institutions and monetary policy, and how these concepts relate to economic activity and the activities of the Federal Reserve, U.S. Treasury and international economy. Prerequisites: GE274 Macroeconomics or equivalent, BU112 Accounting II, BU121 Introduction to Business in a Global Society

(close)
4
BU352
Principles of Management+

This course addresses four key management functions: planning, organizing, leading and controlling. Students will be required to practice problem solving and critical thinking skills as they explore contemporary issues through the use of the Internet and the ITT Tech Virtual Library. Prerequisite: GE217 Composition II or equivalent

(close)
4
BU362
Financial Capital and Markets+

This course offers an overview of financial products, systems and institutions. Emphasis is on commercial banking and monetary operations, from investment to venture capital, and the role of the Federal Reserve. Prerequisite: BU213 Financial Accounting: Reporting and Analysis

(close)
4
BU425
Global Issues in Business and Economics+

This course applies a cross-functional and interdisciplinary approach to the study of issues confronting a global marketplace. This course includes an analysis of contemporary international business issues through the integration of cultural, business and economic principles. Prerequisites: BU271 Principles of Professional Communication, BU272 Professional Presentation, BU323 Money and Banking, EG462 Contemporary World Culture or equivalent, GE274 Macroeconomics or equivalent

(close)
4
BU455
Business Policy and Strategy+

This course focuses on how to develop, implement and manage a strategic plan while managing change, technology and fostering innovation in a global environment. Students are required to use the concepts and techniques presented in previous courses to develop a business strategy and related policies. Prerequisites: BU222 Business Law and Regulation, BU352 Principles of Management, BU362 Financial Capital and Markets, EC312 Project Management Techniques

(close)
4
BU459
Strategic Management Project+

This course requires the student to apply concepts, principles and techniques presented throughout the program by completing a detailed project or participating in a comprehensive simulation. Prerequisites: All required core courses except BU425 Global Issues in Business and Economics or BU455 Business Policy and Strategy or BU464 Global Finance and Accounting

(close)
4
BU473
Management of Corporate and Virtual Teams+

This course presents skills used to effectively and efficiently manage teams in a business setting. Emphasis is on managing both internal and external teams, empowering team members and cooperation versus competition. Prerequisites: BU352 Principles of Management, GE347 Group Dynamics or equivalent

(close)
4
EC311
Introduction to Project Management+

This course is an introduction to the discipline of project management. Topics include an overview of its evolution, its various processes and principles, tools and techniques and project life cycle. Students will also be introduced to a project management software. Prerequisite: TB143 Introduction to Personal Computers or TB145 Introduction to Computing or TB150 Computing and Productivity Software

(close)
4
EC313
Project Management Systems+

This course concentrates on the actual, day-to-day management concepts and methods used to implement Information Technology (IT) related projects, and is designed to provide a conceptual understanding of the project management process. Students will use a project management software to fulfill project requirements. Prerequisite: EC312 Project Management Techniques

(close)
4
EC314
Project Cost and Budget Management+

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with an introduction to the specific accounting concepts and budgeting skills necessary for the continuous monitoring of a project during its lifecycle. The student is to identify, master and put into practice the skills necessary to budget, control and report financial cost information to all parties involved in a project. Prerequisites: EC312 Project Management Techniques, GE127 College Mathematics I or equivalent

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4
EC324
Managing and Maintaining a Network+

Students will be introduced to network-related areas of project management, vendor management, network inventory management, security management, etc., that are related to the day-to-day job of network administration. Prerequisites: GE127 College Mathematics I or equivalent, TB143 Introduction to Personal Computers or TB145 Introduction to Computing

(close)
4
EC411
Project Human Resource Management+

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with an understanding of the tools and techniques required to make the most effective use of the people involved in a project. These individuals are project stakeholders, project sponsors, the project manager, project team members and the balance of the organization. In this course, human resource management policies and practices concentrate on project organizational planning, project staff acquisition and team development. Prerequisites: EC312 Project Management Techniques, GE117 Composition I or equivalent

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4
EC413
Management of Global Projects+

This course provides an introduction to the considerations that need to be given when managing project development in a global environment. Prerequisite: EC312 Project Management Techniques

(close)
4
PM332
Project Management Techniques+

This course builds on Introduction to Project Management by introducing software that will be used throughout the program. Using a step-by-step approach, students are introduced to the skills and techniques used to initiate, plan, schedule, execute, monitor and close a project. Prerequisite: EC311 Introduction to Project Management or equivalent

(close)
4
Subtotal 108.0
Course Number Course Credit Hours
TB139A
Strategies for Learning in a Technical Environment+

The course reviews characteristics and trends of the global information society and including basic information processing, Internet research, other skills used by the technical professional and techniques that can be used for independent technical learning.

(close)
4
TB141
Introduction to Productivity Software+

The course covers the fundamentals of productivity software. Emphasis is placed on word processing, spreadsheets, file management, and presentations as well as integration of productivity software.

(close)
4
TB150
Computing and Productivity Software+

The course covers the fundamentals of computing and the use of computers in communications and networks. Emphasis is placed on the use of computer technology, Internet and the World Wide Web in enterprise computing and working environments. The course will also focus on using productivity software and hands-on applications to problem solving in business and other working environments.

(close)
4
TB332
Professional Procedures and Portfolio Development+

Students are required to plan and compile their projects in the form of a portfolio. Instruction on interviewing procedures and writing business communications is also included in this course. Prerequisite: Students must have completed 72 quarter credit hours prior to taking this course

(close)
4
Subtotal 16.0
Course Number Course Credit Hours
Minimum required credit hours for the Baccalaureate Degree (Grand total)
180
Subtotal 180.0

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Notes

+In this program, this course is a distance education course that is taught online over the Internet, rather than in residence at the school. Refer to the Online Course Information section of this catalog for additional information relating to these courses.

++In this program, the Unspecified General Education courses are distance education courses taught online over the Internet, rather than in residence at the school. Refer to the Course Descriptions section of the catalog for the general education category pertaining to each general education course.

*General Education courses include courses in the humanities, composition, mathematics, the sciences and the social sciences. The Unspecified General Education courses must include at least one course in each of the following categories: the humanities, composition, mathematics and the social sciences. For Minnesota students, the General Education courses must include at least two courses in each of the following categories: the humanities, composition, mathematics and the social sciences. Refer to the Course Descriptions section of the catalog for the general education category pertaining to each general education course.

NOTE: The course descriptions for the courses in this program are in the Course Descriptions section of this catalog . The school may, at any time in its discretion, vary the offering and/or sequence of courses in this program, revise the curriculum content of the program or any course in the program and change the number of credit hours in the program or in any program course.