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BUSINESS (BUS)
 
BUS 150 Introduction to Business and Management 3 cr
A survey of the field of business, including profit-seeking firms, not-for-profit organizations, and new businesses created by entrepreneurs. Emphasis on the business environment, organization and management, current economic and international issues, and career opportunities. Societal and ethical issues are also examined. Open to Business freshmen and all other freshmen and sophomores.
 
BUS 245 Applied Business Statistics I 3 cr
Expression of business and economic concepts in mathematical terms; basic models and solution methods underlying many problems in economics and business; comparative static analysis and optimation problems. Prerequisite: MA 112.
 
BUS 255 Applied Business Statistics II 3 cr
The application of statistical techniques for analysis for business problems. Emphasis will be placed on forecasting techniques. Topics will include: resources of data, index numbers, time-series analysis, correlation and regression analysis, step-wide regression, and problems associated with the regression of time-series data. Prerequisite: BUS 245 or ST 210.
 
BUS 305 Information Systems and Technology 3 cr
The analysis, design, and implementation of information systems. Analysis of the functional area of business and integration of computer tools to satisfy information requirements. Current developments in business computer systems, including surveys of current systems and the Internet. Computer classrooms are utilized to provide students with “hands on” experience. Prerequisite: CIS 250.
 
BUS 498 Mitchell Scholars Senior Project  
Applied business project and presentation prepared under the direction of the instructor in consultation with the student. This course will have irregular meetings scheduled by the instructor and will have both a classroom component and a project component. The student must have maintained his or her standing in the Mitchell Scholars program and be a senior to be eligible to enroll in this course. This class will be counted in one of three ways: 1) as a business elective, 2) as an additional course not counting towards the business degree, or 3) in special cases, as a major elective to be decided by the major department’s faculty. Prerequisite: Completion of the business core with the exception of MGT 485.
 
BUS 499 MCOB Honors Senior Project  
Applied business project and paper prepared under the direction of a project advisor plus two other persons selected by the advisor in consultation with the student. The student must have developed a proposal for the project and paper in consultation with the advisor and received permissions from the committee to proceed. In addition, the student must be entering his or her senior year and be a major in the Mitchell College of Business. The project proposal must be formulated no later than the end of the first semester of the student’s senior year and the project must be completed by the student’s graduation date. The student must have maintained his or her standing in the university honors program to be eligible to enroll in this course. The student will formally enroll in the course in his or her last full semester in school. The course may be counted in one of two ways: 1) as an additional course not counting towards the business degree, or 2) in special cases, as a major or business elective, to be decided by the committee. Prerequisite: Completion of HON 399 and the business course with the exception of MGT 485.

 

 

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