AC 320A Principles of Accounting I (3.00)
Introduces basic accounting principles and procedures for sole proprietorship, partnerships and corporations.
AC 320B Principles of Accounting II (3.00)
A continuation of AC 320A.
BA 250 Introduction to Business (3.00)
Explores the contemporary business environment by introducing fundamental business concepts including ethics, international business, management, marketing and finance. Provides a solid foundation for future business courses and will assist in understanding current business activities.
BA 282 Intro to Information Systems Concepts (3.00)
Introduces information systems concepts, architectures, and technologies emphasizing information system resources needed to meet organizational mission and objectives. Focuses on information systems from the business viewpoint including processes, value proposition, and different types of information systems. Presents key areas of networking, databases, and software applications to provide an overall information systems background. Explores research, case studies, and different information system applications to gain familiarity with the foundational concepts of information systems.
Cross listing(s): CS 282.
BA 402 Business Cycles & Forecasting (3.00)
Examines theoretical explanations of economics growth in advanced industrial economic systems and the causes of cyclical deviations from the growth trend. Covers forecasting national income and national product aggregates and emphasizes the use of forecasting techniques.
Pre-requisite: EC*320 AND EC*330
Cross listing(s): EC 460.
BA 407 Leadership Principles (3.00)
Examines evolution of leadership from a theoretical perspective with a focus on contemporary leadership. Topics include: management versus leadership, gender differences, power and social influence, ethics and values, culture and the key communication competencies of leadership. Requires students to evaluate and enhance personal leadership skills and develop a personal model of leadership.
Cross listing(s): COM 407.
BA 414 Diversity in the Workforce (3.00)
Examines changing roles of African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans, physically disabled, and elderly. Focuses on the internationalization of the workforce with respect to peace and justice. Provides an extended case application of theories of organizational behavior and change with an eye on globalization.
Cross listing(s): PJ 414.
BA 415 Corporate Insurance and Risk (3.00)
Examines ways in which insurance can be used by firms in creative, new ways to limit financial risk for small and large corporations. Brings a financial orientation to traditional insurance instruments in creating ways to protect shareholders against claims for errors or mismanagement by directors and officers.
BA 416 Public Relations (3.00)
Studies the history, purpose and processes of public relations. Examines public relations tools and practices, ranging from preparing and conducting a public relations program, setting up a news conference, establishing and running a speaker bureau, designing and producing a brochure and editing an employee newsletter.
Cross listing(s): COM 416.
BA 418 Organizational Communication (3.00)
Surveys contemporary organizational communication theories and practices. Investigates issues such as diversity, participation, technology, corporate ethics, the environment, and globalization. Focuses on analyzing and critiquing current organizational practices and assumptions, with an aim toward increasing social justice and ethics.
Cross listing(s): COM 418 PJ 423.
BA 420 Marketing (3.00)
Studies the macro and micro marketing systems and institutions, domestically and internationally. Includes marketing's role in the global economy and marketing in the United States emphasizing the development of marketing strategies and marketing mixes.
Pre-requisite: TAKE BA*250, MT*270 AND MT*330;
BA 421 Marketing/Management Policies (3.00)
Analyzes the use and impact of marketing procedures such as marketing research, non-price competition, price competition, advertising, selling policies and choice of a channel of distribution.
BA 423 Marketing Research (3.00)
Familiarizes student with the basic objectives, techniques, and applications of market research used in a modern business environment. Develops proficiency in the research process, building upon and applying knowledge of statistics to modern market research problems.
Pre-requisite: BA*250 BA*420 MT*270
BA 425 Consumer Behavior (3.00)
Analyzes the factors that influence consumer behavior and use this knowledge to develop sound marketing strategies for goods and services.
BA 427 Introduction to Entrepreneurship (3.00)
Introduces entrepreneurship and the entrepreneurial process. The course explores how the functional areas of business are applied to new ventures. Students will also examine the role entrepreneurship plays in fulfilling their professional aspirations.
Pre-requisite: TAKE BA*461;
BA 428 International Marketing (3.00)
Examines the scope and challenge of marketing goods and services in foreign countries; and the cultural, legal, political, geographic, technological and economic influences on international marketing. Includes establishing markets, market research, distribution channels, export processes and marketing strategies.
BA 430 Business Finance (3.00)
Introduces major topics in managerial finance essential for understanding how financial managers acquire and manage a firm's assets and how they finance these assets through debt and equity sources.
Pre-requisite: TAKE BA*250, BA*282, AC*320A, AC*320B AND MT*330 OR MT*360A;
Cross listing(s): FIN 400.
BA 431 Entrepreneurship Stories (3.00)
Examines the stories of entrepreneurs and their approach to business. Begins with a review of the iconic captains of industry, such as Henry Ford and J.P. Morgan. Current corporate success stories and their prosperous managers will be examined. Explores the contributions made by small to mid-size businesses and lessons learned from business failures. NOTE: Junior standing required.
BA 433 Money and Banking (3.00)
Studies the nature and functions of money and credit, including an understanding of the variety and growth of banking functions and the influence on banks of Federal Reserve operations. Examines the relationships among money, interest rates, business investment needs, government borrowing and the gross national product.
Cross listing(s): FIN 433 EC 420.
BA 434 Sales (3.00)
Provides an in-depth understanding of the sales process. Focuses on individual salesperson and sales management perspectives. Includes an appreciation of the individual selling function, types of selling (direct, telemarketing, mail, business to business and retail).
Pre-requisite: BA*250 AND BA*420
BA 435 Fundamentals of Investments (3.00)
Studies the relationship between risk and return in the management of investment portfolios, including the analysis of stocks, bonds and other securities.
Cross listing(s): FIN 435.
BA 436 Marketing Through Sports and Entertainm (3.00)
Provides an introduction to a specialized topic in marketing and explores the unique aspects of the business of sport. Focuses on the use of sport and events as a marketing vehicle to achieve strategic marketing goals. Examines specific topics of fan behavior, sponsorship, sales promotion, licensing, and law as they apply to sports and entertainment events.
Pre-requisite: TAKE BA*420;
BA 438 International Finance (3.00)
Presents the economic issues of international finance, including the history in International Finance, fixed and flexible exchange rates, and international agencies that help stabilize international financial markets. Examines issues faced by financial managers of multinational firms.
Pre-requisite: TAKE EC*320 EC*330 BA*430 MT*370 AND MT*330 OR MT*360A;
Cross listing(s): EC 483.
BA 440 Labor Relations and Economics (3.00)
Explores labor and management relations in the workplace: process of unionization, collective bargaining, contract administration and labor costing. Examines economics of labor markets: supply and demand, wage determination, impact of unemployment and public policy decisions.
Cross listing(s): EC 440.
BA 442 Personal Financial Management (3.00)
Examines the field of personal financial management and planning. Includes setting financial goals and planning for education, retirement, estates and insurance, and the tax effects of different financial choices. Explores the role of the professional financial planner in helping individuals to make financial decisions.
BA 444 Economics of Poverty and Inequality (3.00)
Examines poverty, inequality, and discrimination in an economic context and explores the effectiveness of government policies designed to address associated inequalities. Consideration is given to the wealth gap, wage disparities, and capital access both within countries and between countries.
Pre-requisite: EC*320 EC*330
Cross listing(s): EC 444 PJ 444 WS 444 WGS 444.
BA 449 Special Topics in Finance (3.00)
Explores topics in investing including behavioral finance, defined contribution retirement plans, socially responsible investing and movement to divest from fossil fuels. Addresses the issue of the desirability of economic growth.
Pre-requisite: TAKE BA*250 BA*282 AC*320A AC*320B MT*330 OR MT*360A AND BA*430;
BA 452 Management of Human Resources (3.00)
Examines the nature and challenge of personnel management from mechanics to social responsibility, the organization of a work force and the development and management of human resources. Studies creating a favorable work environment, including management and labor relations, remuneration and security for employees.
BA 458 Project Management (3.00)
Identifies tools and processes of project management with emphasis on organizational structures and resources for successful management. Includes tools and techniques for project planning, staffing, and budgeting.
BA 461 Management (3.00)
Provides comprehensive coverage of managerial principles applicable to numerous activities through a study of the fundamental functions of management. Studies recent developments and their effect upon management and management techniques.
BA 464 Services Marketing (3.00)
As the U.S. economy changes to services economy, it is important for students to understand the nuances between marketing products and marketing services. Course concentrates on identifying difficulties in developing marketing plans and strategies in the service environment.
BA 468 International Business (3.00)
Explores scopes and challenges of doing business, including marketing goods and services in foreign markets. Addresses cultural, legal, political, geographic, technological and economic (standard of living) influence management, organizational and marketing practice. Examines the establishment of markets, research, distribution channels export processes.
BA 469 International Management (3.00)
Studies the history and evolution of international business, the international environment, and the development, organization and structure of the international organization. Includes cultural differences and business-governmental relations.
BA 472 Econ Dev in 3rd/4th Worlds (3.00)
Studies various models/theories of economic development that traces a history of underdevelopment in the third and fourth worlds. Investigates the various barriers and problem areas in developing countries. Assesses possibilities, prospects and policies of the future.
Cross listing(s): ENVS 470 PJ 470 EC 470.
BA 475 Business Policy and Strategy (3.00)
This capstone course for Business Administration majors, addresses the business firm in its totality as a functioning entity in its environment, both global and local. Analyzes actual policies and strategies of existing firms.
Pre-requisite: TAKE BA*420 BA*430 BA*461;
BA 481A Business Law I (3.00)
Introduces the American legal system and provides essential background information on civil dispute resolution and the constitutional basis of law. Focus is on the fundamentals of contract law and the general provisions of the Uniform Commercial Code, Article 2.
BA 481B Business Law II (3.00)
Studies law applicable to commercial paper, security devices, partnerships, corporations, real property, estates and bankruptcy.
BA 482 Values-Centered Management (3.00)
Examines the nature and meaning of work from a historical perspective and traces work traditions through industrial past. Focuses on current work environments, including issues of work/life balance, spirituality and global developments.
Cross listing(s): CAS 460H.
BA 483 Values-Centered Marketing (3.00)
Examines the role and responsibility of market professionals in society today. Explores topics such as consumerism, materialism, ethical and just treatment of disadvantaged groups, and translating social justice discussion into practical, real-world applications. Focuses on both the responsibility of individuals within the profession and the profession as a whole community.
Pre-requisite: BA*250 BA*420
Cross listing(s): CAS 460I.
BA 484 Values-Focused Public Policy (3.00)
Examines the policies and procedures utilized by government to improve economic performance. Explores the role that individual and community world views and commitments to justice have in defining appropriate state and federal regulatory action, with particular attention to the Catholic world view and Catholic Social Thought. Areas of study include anti-trust, consumer protection, employment law, and environmental law.
Pre-requisite: EC*200 OR EC*320
Cross listing(s): CAS 460G EC 484 PJ 484.
BA 486 Public Finance (3.00)
Examines the basic principles of public finance. Considers why there may be a role for government in the economy, what that role might be, and how government might most efficiently fulfill the tasks assigned it. Topics include efficiency and equity aspects of taxation and redistributive programs, private and public solutions to problems of externalities and public goods, government provision of health care and social insurance programs, as well as budgeting and public debt.
Pre-requisite: EC*320 EC*330
Cross listing(s): EC 486.
BA 490E-W Independent Study/Business: (1.00 - 6.00)
Enables students to pursue special topics of interest not covered in regularly offered courses. Developed under the direction of a faculty member.
BA 494 International Economics (3.00)
Analyzes trends and issues in international business of current significance. Topics vary with each offering. Prerequisite(s): BA 250 and Junior standing.
Cross listing(s): EC 481.
BA 494E-W Sem./International Business: (3.00)
Enables students to pursue special topics of interest not covered in regularly offered courses. Developed under the direction of a faculty member. Prerequisite(s): Junior standing and approval of Division Director.
BA 495E Ethical Decision Making in Business (3.00)
Focuses on ethical problems in the business environment including whistle-blowing, employee rights, privacy, hiring, compensation, as well as corporate social responsibility and governance. Covers the fundamental philosophical theories that can be used to address these dilemmas. Individually, students investigate specific dilemmas inherent in their chosen profession and analyze how those problems could be resolved by value-driven ethical standards.
Cross listing(s): AC 495E EC 495E.
BA 498E-W Internship/Business (3.00)
Provides faculty-directed field experience. Prerequisite(s): Approval of Division Director and Director of Experiential Education. NOTE: See Regis College, Division of Business Regulations.
BUS 498E-W Internship (3.00)
Provides faculty-directed field experience. Prerequisite(s): Approval of Academic Advisor and Program Chair required
EC 320 Principles of Macroeconomics (3.00)
Introduces macroeconomics, emphasizing the forces that determine the level of national product and national income, and the fiscal and monetary policies that are designed to influence their level. Explores the areas of public finance, money and the banking system, economic growth and international trade.
Cross listing(s): EC 320C.
EC 330 Principles of Microeconomics (3.00)
Analyzes economic models of consumer and producer decision-making, demand, supply, equilibrium in markets. Examines the causes of different market structures and their influence on market conduct and performance. Explores microeconomic issues related to market outcomes, such as market power, market failure, efficiency, equity, and international economic interdependence.
EC 425 Econometrics (3.00)
Studies the mathematical models used to analyze economic variables for purposes of testing economic theory, formulating policy, and making economic forecasts. The primary method covered is ordinary least squares regression analysis.
Pre-requisite: #TAKE MT*270 #TAKE 1 COURSE; FROM MT*330 OR MT*360A
FIN 416 Financial Analysis & Security Valuation (3.00)
Financial statements provide information for managers, investors, and creditors. Introduces the skills necessary to understand and analyze financial statements and apply these skills in order to determine the value of a firm and its underlying securities.
MKT 432 Advertising Theory/Practice (3.00)
Studies advertising and promotional aspects of marketing in depth. Integrates theory with practical planning, management and strategy issues.
Cross listing(s): COM 432.
MKT 460 Integrated Marketing Communications (3.00)
Introduces the concept of Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC), a promotions/communications approach integrating PR, Direct Marketing, and Promotions, and used by numerous marketing communications professionals. Expresses brand values, identifies the unique selling proposition, and creates consistent marketing themes/messages communicated through various media and customer touch points. Coordinates resources to be in alignment for the development and implementation of an IMC campaign.
Pre-requisite: BA*250 BA*420
MT 270 Introduction to Statistics (3.00)
Presents standard topics in introductory statistics for students whose major is not mathematics. Topics include descriptive statistic, probability distributions, estimations, hypothesis testing, linear regression and correlation and other topics.
Cross listing(s): BA CITI MT 270C.
MT 330 Business Calculus (3.00)
Introduces standard topics or calculus, including functions and their graphs, exponential and logarithmic functions, differentiation, and integration, and presents them in the context of examples from the business world.
Pre-requisite: TAKE MT*260;
MT 340 Quantitative Methods (3.00)
Introduces operations research. Emphasizes decision making under conditions of uncertainty, linear programming, regression models, PERT and CPM, and other quantitative techniques used in a typical business setting.
Pre-requisite: TAKE MT*270 BA*282(3670) CS*282;
Cross listing(s): BA 340.
MT 360A Calculus I (4.00)
Treats standard topics of single variable calculus including limits, continuity, derivatives, applications of derivatives, and elements of integration.