BA 101
Introduction to Business — 4 Credits

Survey course in the field of business including topics such as management, finance accounting, marketing, production, computers, international business, small business, investments and other areas of general business interest. Prerequisite: WR 115, RD 115, and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available. (May be offered only via distance education.)

BA 205
Business Communication Using Technology — 4 Credits

Focuses on using current technology to create, revise, and design business documents: letters, memos, email, reports, minutes, simple instructions, and resumes. Incorporates the use of library and Internet resources to collect information. Includes oral presentations using technology presentation tools. Recommended: WR 121, BA 131, CAS 133, or computer literacy, BA 101. Prerequisite: WR 115, RD 115, and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available. (May be offered only via distance education.)

BA 206
Management Fundamentals — 3 Credits

Introduces business management theory, including the basic functions of planning, organizing, directing, leading, and controlling as well as factors contributing to change in current management approaches. Recommended: BA 101, Introduction to Business. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115, and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available. (May be offered only via distance education.)

BA 211
Principles of Accounting I — 3 Credits

Introduces financial accounting theory, including the accounting cycle, analysis and recording of transactions, and reporting financial information in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Recommend: MTH 60 and BA 111. Prerequisite: WR 115, RD 115, and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available. (May be offered only via distance education.)

BA 212
Principles of Accounting II — 3 Credits

Continues the presentation of fundamental issues begun in BA 211. Introduces statement of cash flows and financial statement analysis. Prerequisite: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores; and BA 211. Audit available.

BA 213
Managerial Accounting — 4 Credits

Covers accounting information from management perspective for planning, performance evaluation and for decision making purposes. Includes cost concepts, product costing, cost-volume-profit relationships, profit planning, variance analysis, responsibility accounting and capital budgeting. Prerequisite: BA 211. Audit available. (May be offered only via distance education.)

BA 223
Principles of Marketing — 4 Credits

Provides a general knowledge of marketing emphasizing marketing mix elements and target markets for consumer and industrial products, marketing strategies, customer behavior, market planning and promotion. Recommended: BA 101. Prerequisites: WR  115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available. (May be offered only via distance education.)

BA 224
Human Resource Management — 3 Credits

Attention is given to human behavior, employment, employee development, performance appraisal, wage and salary administration, employment and job rights, discipline and due process, and labor management relations. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115, and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available. (May be offered only via distance education.)

BA 226
Business Law I — 4 Credits

Discusses fundamental concepts, principles, and rules of law that apply to business transactions. Includes the function and operation of the courts, business crimes, torts, contract law, intellectual property, the application of the Uniform Commercial Code to business activities and recent developments in business law, such as cyber-law and electronic commerce. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available. (May be offered only via distance education.)

BA 249
Principles of Retailing and E-tailing — 3 Credits
Covers analyzing target market, developing retail marketing mix elements, and reviewing store planning techniques used by retailers. Includes discussions of changing retailing environment and impact of government regulations. Prerequisite: WR 115, RD 115, and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available. (May be offered only via distance education.)