Term: Spring 2022

Subject: Business Administration

BSAD 002 - Prof. Development Series I

Seminar series focusing on engagement, career preparedness, and information literacy. Prerequisite: First-Year Business Administration major.

BSAD 009 - Personal Finance & Investing

Analyze the process for making personal financial decisions; develop personal financial goals in view of an individual's background and emotions related to money, debt, spending habits, risk taking etc.; assess economic factors that influence financial planning.

BSAD 010 - SU:The Business Enterprise I

This fundamental course provides instruction in how businesses work and what is required to excel and lead in today's work environment. Prerequisite: First-Year Business Administration major.

BSAD 015 - Business Communications

Provides students a basic understanding of professional business communications. Prerequisite: Business Administration major; First-year/Sophomore standing.

BSAD 020 - The Business Enterprise II

Provides an understanding of what managers do on a daily basis and the issues they face in running a business; including a basic introduction to the functional areas of business and the types of decisions involved. Prerequisite: BSAD 010 with a minimum grade of C-.

BSAD 025 - Sustainable Bus Strategies

Focus on the basics of strategic management to understand business choices and the sustainability of business organizations and their stakeholders. Prerequisites: EC 011 with a minimum grade of C-, EC 012 with a minimum grade of C-; MATH 019 or MATH 021 with a minimum grade of C-; Business Administration major or minor; minimum Sophomore standing.

BSAD 030 - Decision Analysis

Introduces students to the tools and techniques necessary for effective decision-making in business organizations operating in a complex and dynamic environment. Prerequisites: MATH 019 or MATH 021 with a minimum grade of C-; STAT 141 or STAT 143 or EC 170 with a minimum grade of C-; or PSYS 053 with a minimum grade of C- and PSYS 054 with a minimum grade of C-; Business Administration, Computer Science and Information Systems, and Engineering Management majors; Business Administration Minor; Minimum Sophomore standing.

BSAD 040 - Information Technology

An overview of the functional areas of business and the importance of information technology to the success of the organization with coverage of essential communication, problem solving and productivity tools employed in the modern enterprise. Prerequisites: Business Administration major.

BSAD 060 - Financial Accounting

Introduction to the accounting system and generally accepted accounting principles that govern income determination and financial position presentation. Credit will be granted for only one of BSAD 060 or BSAD 065. Prerequisites: EC 011 or EC 012 with a minimum grade of C-; MATH 019 or MATH 021 with a minimum grade of C-; Business Administration, Computer Science & Information Systems, Dietetics, Nutrition & Food Science, Engineering Management major, Business Administration, Accounting minor; minimum Sophomore standing.

BSAD 061 - Managerial Accounting

Introduction to use of accounting for planning, cost behavior, budgeting, analysis, and decision making. Prerequisites: BSAD 060 with a minimum grade of C-; Business Administration, Engineering Management, Dietetics, Nutrition and Food Sciences, Computer Science & Information Systems major, Business Administration, Accounting minor; minimum Sophomore standing.

BSAD 101 - Business Savvy

Introduces non-business majors to the fundamentals of accounting, finance, marketing, operations, management, strategy. May be used by Business Administration minors to fulfill three credits of upper-level Business Administration electives. Prerequisites: Non-Business Administration major, EC 011 or EC 012 with a minimum grade of C-.

BSAD 102 - Prof. Development Series II

Seminar series focusing on engagement, career preparedness and professional development. Prerequisites: BSAD 002; Business Adminstration major; minimum Sophomore standing.

BSAD 118 - Business Law II

Concepts of law as related to business, including law of contracts, sales, bailment, and negotiable instruments, business and law agency, partnerships, and corporations. BSAD 117 is not a prerequisite for BSAD 118. Prerequisites: EC 011, EC 012; Business Administration major or minor; Minimum Sophomore standing.

BSAD 120 - Leadership & Org Behavior

How people in organizations think and behave. Focuses on how leadership and motivation affect individuals and teams in the workplace and a global business context. Prerequisites: BSAD 010 or BSAD 020 or EC 011 or EC 012 with a minimum grade of C-, or Instructor permission; Business Administration, Computer Science & Information Systems, Engineering Management, Dietetics, Nutrition & Food Sciences major; Business Administration minor, Sports Management minor or Instructor permission; minimum Junior standing.

BSAD 129 - Ethics & Social Resp in Mgt

Engages students in reflections on the role and purpose of business organizations in society and questions the sense of human action in these business organizations in order to face future global challenges in a socially responsible and sustainable way. Prerequisites: BSAD 010 or BSAD 120; Business Administration majors; Business Administration minors with Instructor permission; minimum Sophomore standing.

BSAD 150 - Marketing Management

The place of marketing in our economy. Analysis of the market structure by function, institutions, and commodities. Consumer and organizational activities reviewed. Prerequisites: EC 012 with a minimum grade of C-; MATH 019 or MATH 021 with a minimum grade of C-; STAT 141 or STAT 143 or EC 170 with a minimum grade of C-, or PSYS 053 with a minimum grade of C- and PSYS 054 with a minimum grade of C-; Business Administration, Computer Science & Information Systems, Engineering Management majors; Business Administration minor; Sports Management minor with Instructor permission; minimum Junior standing.

BSAD 153 - Consumer Behavior

Exploration and analysis of research evidence from marketing and behavioral science relevant to a theory of consumer behavior. Emphasis also given to research methodologies. Prerequisites: BSAD 150; Business Administration major or minor; minimum Junior standing.

BSAD 161 - Corporate Financial Reporting1

Study of how corporations account for and present the results of their financial activities. Emphasizes accounting for assets, current liabilities, and the related revenue and expenses. Provides overview of the four primary financial statements and accompanying notes. Prerequisites: BSAD 060, BSAD 061; Business Administration major; Business Administration or Accounting minor; minimum Junior standing.

BSAD 162 - Corporate Financial Reporting2

Continuation of Corporate Financial Reporting1, with emphasis on accounting and reporting of liabilities, owners' equity and related effect on income determination of an enterprise. Prerequisites: BSAD 161; Business Administration major, Business Administration or Accounting minor; minimum Junior standing.

BSAD 169 - Individual Taxation

Highlights federal income tax concepts and rules applicable to individuals. Examines how the federal tax system accounts for items of income and expense in computing taxable income, considering both personal and business transactions. Prerequisites: BSAD 060 and BSAD 061; Business Administration majors; Accounting and Business Administration minors; minimum Junior standing.

BSAD 173 - Operations Management

Introduces decisions related to the design, management, and improvement of activities that create and deliver a firm's products and services. Prerequisites: BSAD 030 with a minimum grade of C-, BSAD 060 with a minimum grade of C-; MATH 019 or MATH 021 with a minimum grade of C-; STAT 141 or STAT 143 or EC 170 with a minimum grade of C-, or PSYS 053 with a minimum grade of C- and PSYS 054 with a minimum grade of C-; Minimum Junior standing; Business Administration, Engineering Management, Computer Science & Information Systems major; Business Administration minor.

BSAD 180 - Managerial Finance

The financial function in the corporation. Techniques for evaluating current use of resources and proposed resource acquisitions or dispositions. Prerequisites: BSAD 060 with a minimum grade of C-, STAT 141 or STAT 143 or EC 170 with a minimum grade of C-, or PSYS 053 with a minimum grade of C- and PSYS 054 with a minimum grade of C-; Business Administration, Computer Science & Information Systems, Engineering Management majors; or Business Administration minor; minimum Sophomore standing.

BSAD 181 - Intermediate Financial Mgmt

Examines key areas of financial decision making. With cases and problems, issues such as capital budgeting, leasing, mergers, and acquisitions examined. Prerequisites: BSAD 180; Business Administration major or minor; Minimum Junior standing.

BSAD 192 - Business Process Improvement

Familiarizes students with the basic conceptual issues of continuously improving business processes to compete more effectively on quality, time, and cost. Prerequisites: BSAD 040 or BSAD 141; Business Administration, Engineering Management, Computer Science & Information Systems major; Business Administration minor by permission; minimum Junior standing.

BSAD 194 - Internship

On-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion. Prerequisites: BSAD 094; concurrent internship; Instructor permission.

BSAD 195 - Special Topics

Specialized or experimental courses offered as resources permit. Prerequisite: Business Administration major or minor; Minimum Junior standing.

BSAD 202 - Prof. Development Series III

Seminar series focusing on engagement and professional development with a focus on transitioning from University life to the work world. Prerequisites: BSAD 102; Business Administration major; minimum Junior standing.

BSAD 251 - Marketing Research

The role of research in a marketing information framework. Emphasis on survey research, data collection, and analysis. Experimental designs also examined. Prerequisites: BSAD 150; Business Administration major or minor; Senior or Graduate standing.

BSAD 258 - D2: Intn'l Market Analysis

Examines the cultural, economic, historic, and political factors that affect the analysis of foreign markets. Specific attention is given to the processes by which market entry decisions are developed and implemented. Prerequisites: BSAD 150, Business Administration major or minor; Minimum Junior standing.

BSAD 264 - Corporation Taxation

A survey of the tax consequences for C corporations and their shareholders of womb-to-tomb transactions, which might include formations, acquisitions, divisions, consolidations, and international operations as well as the reporting of book/tax differences. Prerequisites: BSAD 161; Senior standing; Business Administration major, Master of Accountancy student, Business Administration minor, Accounting minor.

BSAD 265 - Accounting Information Systems

Examination of how accounting information is collected, stored and made available to decision makers with an emphasis on internal control implementation. Prerequisites: BSAD 161; Senior standing; Business Administration major, Master of Accountancy student, Business Administration minor, Accounting minor.

BSAD 270 - Quant Anyl for Managerial Dec

Application of management science methods to managerial decision making, emphasizing modeling and use of solution results. Topics include mathematical programming, waiting-line analysis, and computer simulation. Prerequisites: BSAD 030, BSAD 173; Business Administration major or minor; Engineering Management major, Master of Accountancy Graduate students; other majors or minors by Instructor permission; minimum Junior standing.

BSAD 273 - Supply Chain Management

Explores how firms can organize supply chains to more effectively align supply with the demand for products. Prerequisites: BSAD 173; Business Administration major or minor; Engineering Management major, or Graduate Master of Accountancy student; minimum Junior standing or graduate standing; other majors or minors by Instructor permission.

BSAD 280 - Green Mountain Investment Fund

Involves practical and real time operation of an investment fund. Covers the steps necessary to fill a role as an analyst or portfolio manager of a traditional long-only money management operation. May repeated with Instructor permission; only counts once toward Business Administration major or minor. Prerequisites: BSAD 180; Business Administration major or minor; minimum Junior standing.

BSAD 281 - Fixed Income Security Analysis

Focuses on the valuation and analysis of fixed income securities and the management of fixed income investment portfolios. Prerequisites: BSAD 180; Business Administration major or minor, Master of Accountancy Graduate student; minimum Junior standing.

BSAD 282 - Security Val & Portfolio Mgmt

Examination of theories and evidence on the investment decision process including operations of equity securities markets, market efficiency, financial asset prices, and portfolio management. Prerequisites: BSAD 180; Business Administration major or minor; Minimum Junior standing. Co-requisite: BSAD 280.

BSAD 285 - Options and Futures

Financial derivatives - options, futures, and swaps. Topics include: structures of the markets for exchange traded and over-the counter derivatives, identification and exploitation of arbitrage opportunities, use and misuse of derivatives to hedge risk in both financial and product markets. Prerequisites: BSAD 180; Minimum Junior standing; Business Administration major or minor.

BSAD 289 - Real Estate Finance

This course is an introduction of real estate finance and investments. Topics include urban economics, appraisal, investment value analysis, financing, and development. Prerequisites: BSAD 180; Business Administration major or minor; minimum Junior standing.

BSAD 290 - Strategic Theme Capstone

Integrative, capstone course concerned with issues and decisions facing senior management. Three thematic areas are available: Entrepreneurship, Global Business, Sustainable Business. Title will change based on Theme and students can only earn repeated created when taking sections with different titles. Prerequisites: BSAD 025, BSAD 120, BSAD 150, BSAD 173, BSAD 180.

BSAD 295 - Special Topics

Advanced courses on topics beyond the scope of existing departmental offerings. See Schedule of Courses for specific titles and prerequisites. Prerequisite: Senior Business Administration major or minor.

BSAD 299 - Business Admin Honors Thesis

Honors thesis dealing with business administration topics. Honors College students only. Prerequisites: BSAD 193; Senior standing; Business Administration Honors College student.

BSAD 305 - Sustainable Marketing

Accelerated course on sustainable marketing principles and theory which focuses on how enterprises respond to the twin global challenges of global poverty and environmental sustainability. Prerequisite: Graduate student standing.

BSAD 335 - Entrepreneurial Family Bus

Long-lived family firms that sustain over generations of leaders, economic and industry life cycles, embrace transgenerational entrepreneurship and innovation as part of their culture. This course focuses on the unique dynamics and dilemmas of these family businesses. Prerequisite: Graduate student standing.

BSAD 361 - Accounting Rsch, Reg & Ethics

Students will research current financial reporting issues and regulatory requirements. Cases will emphasize the ethical responsibilities of professional accountants. Prerequisite: Master of Accountancy student.

BSAD 362 - CPA Law

Provides Masters of Accountancy students with exposure to the major areas of U.S. law emphasized on the uniform CPA exam. MBA students will also benefit from the course. Prerequisite: Master of Accountancy student.

BSAD 369 - Fraud Examination

Covers all of the major methods employees use to commit occupational fraud. Students will learn how and why occupational fraud is committed, how fraudulent conduct can be deterred, and how allegations of fraud should be investigated. Prerequisite: BSAD 162.

BSAD 395 - Advanced Special Topics

Topics and material that may develop later into a regular course offering; in addition, it may include topics and material offered only once. Prerequisite: Graduate Business Administration student.