General Business

Courses

BUSN 501 Measuring and Maximizing Financial Performance 3.0 Credits

This course is an introduction to the concepts of financial accounting and financial management. The content of this course includes preparation and analysis of financial statements. Also covered are the time value of money, risk and return, and corporate financing choices.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

BUSN 502 Essentials of Economics 3.0 Credits

Topics in macroeconomics and microeconomics, including market equilibrium, monetary and fiscal policy, profit maximization, and market future.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

BUSN 505 Financial Performance of the Firm - Accounting 1.5 Credit

This course provides detailed coverage of the financial statements (income statement, balance sheet, statement of stockholders' equity, and statement of cash flows) and their construction. Students will also learn how to analyze the impact of corporate transactions on companies' financial condition and operating performance.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if program is MBA.

BUSN 506 Financial Performance of the Firm - Finance 1.5 Credit

Understanding the strengths and weaknesses of a firm and examining the effects of decisions on future performance. Topics include ratio analysis, cash flow measurement, pro-forma financial statements, external financial requirements, and time value of money.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

BUSN 507 Essentials of Economics I 1.5 Credit

This course teaches basic microeconomic theory and how to apply it to the analysis of real world issues. Students will study supply and demand, the economics of production, and the economics of market structures such as competition, monopoly, and oligopoly.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

BUSN 508 Essentials of Economics II 1.5 Credit

This course teaches basic macroeconomic theory and how to apply it to the analysis of real world issues. Students will learn national income accounting, price indexes, inflaction, unemployment, aggregate demand, aggregate supply, fiscal policy, the banking system, monetary policy, capital flows, and exchange rates.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

BUSN 600 1-Year MBA Seminar 0.0 Credits

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

BUSN 601 Health Care Law and Pharmaceutical Regulations 3.0 Credits

This course provides students with tools of legal and regulatory analysis and presents principles of health law and an overview of federal regulatory program affecting the pharmaceutical industry, the medical community, and patients. Topics include laws and regulation governing: the development of regulations, fraud and abuse, the drug/device/biologic approval processes and post-approval regulation.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

BUSN 602 Business Strategies in Drug Development 3.0 Credits

The course covers the basic steps of the drug development process for students with an understanding of the management principles for new product introduction and the economics supporting product development. Lectures will cover drug development fundamentals, clinical development plans, management decision-making, regulatory strategy development and planning for product launch and post-approval marketing stages.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

BUSN 615 Graduate Internship 0.5-3.0 Credits

Graduate-level internships provide an opportunity for practical application of theories learned in the classroom. Students typically spend three months employed at a business that is linked to their academic interests. Full-time employment is up to 40 hours/week while part-time employment is up to 20 hours/week. Variable credits based on duration of internship.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 3 times for 6 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if program is MBA or MS.

BUSN 651 Healthcare Business Practice I: Foundations 3.0 Credits

This is an introductory course in the business aspects of the delivery of health services and pharmaceutical/life sciences. This course will offer an overview of the healtcare marketplace and focus on the unique features of this industry. It is a multi-disciplinary survey course that will establish a foundation to develop the skills necessary for a successful business career in the healthcare, pharmaceutical, and life sciences industry.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

BUSN 652 Healthcare Business Practice II 3.0 Credits

This is a continuation in the business aspects of the delivery of health services and pharmaceutical/life sciences. This course is designed to develop more specialized knowledge and skill necessary for a successful business career in the healthcare, pharmeceutical, and life sciences industry.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: BUSN 651 [Min Grade: C]

BUSN 653 Healthcare Business Practice III: Capstone 3.0 Credits

This is the third course in the LeBow Healthcare concentration focusing on the business aspects of the delivery of health services and pharmaceutical/life sciences. This course is designed to finalize students' prepartations for a successful business career in the healthcare, pharmaceutical, and life sciences industry by focusing on specialized knowledge areas and by providing an intensive experiential learning experience that will integrate students' knowledge of the business of healthcare.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: BUSN 651 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 652 [Min Grade: C]

BUSN 701 Industry Mgmt Perspectives 3.0 Credits

Using theory of the firm to analyze specific industries. Examine pricing, advertising, R&D, and investment strategies. External speakers will be featured to share experience and provide.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: (ACCT 602 [Min Grade: C] or ACCT 601 [Min Grade: C]) and (FIN 620 [Min Grade: C] or FIN 601 [Min Grade: C]) and (STAT 602 [Min Grade: C] or STAT 601 [Min Grade: C]) and (ECON 624 [Min Grade: C] or ECON 601 [Min Grade: C]) and (MKTG 620 [Min Grade: C] or MKTG 601 [Min Grade: C]) and POM 601 [Min Grade: C]

BUSN 710 Business Analytics Capstone Project 3.0 Credits

The course serves as a capstone for the MS business analytics program. The course provides an opportunity for students to develop a project that draws on their skills in the areas of data management, modeling, and statistical analysis to support data driven decision-making processes. The capstone project also serves to further students’ skills in terms of developing business insights from quantitative analysis and knowledge of functional areas of business and/or specific industries. Whenever possible, projects will be based on a real business problem faced by organizations in the business community.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: MIS 612 [Min Grade: C] and OPR 601 [Min Grade: C] and OPR 620 [Min Grade: C] and STAT 610 [Min Grade: C] and STAT 630 [Min Grade: C] and STAT 642 [Min Grade: C] and MIS 630 [Min Grade: C] and MIS 632 [Min Grade: C]

BUSN 715 Business Consulting Projects 3.0 Credits

This course is designed to give students an opportunity to work on a live project with a company in the region. The purpose of BCPs is to tackle real business issues, providing data and analysis in a concentrated timeframe. The student teams, with the support of advisors and faculty, will focus their energy on helping clients achieve new insights to business challenges.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 2 times for 6 credits

BUSN 750 Career Integrated Education I 3.0 Credits

Course is designed to help students acquire hands-on relevant work experience relating to challenges and opportunities in business today. This is the first course of a two-course sequence.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ACCT 601 [Min Grade: C] and ECON 601 [Min Grade: C] and FIN 601 [Min Grade: C] and MKTG 601 [Min Grade: C] and POM 601 [Min Grade: C] and (STAT 601 [Min Grade: C] or STAT 610 [Min Grade: C])

BUSN 751 Career Integrated Education II 3.0 Credits

Course is designed to help students acquire hands-on relevant work experience relating to challenges and opportunities in business today. This is the second course of a two-course sequence.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: BUSN 750 [Min Grade: C]

BUSN 910 Applied Organizational Theory 4.0 Credits

The course provides an interdisciplinary and integrative understanding of various theoretical perspective on how to organize effectively. Theories, research and practice from the areas of strategic management, organizational behavior, human resource, management, MIS and marketing will be explored for ways to leverage both internal and external data to compete in the 21st century economy and build business strategy and translate that into organizational knowledge strategy.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

BUSN 911 Challenges of Data Driven Economy 4.0 Credits

This course explores the growing role of data in Business. It examines the critical skills and capabilities an organization needs for success, including leadership, culture, methods and tools for becoming data driven, while also balancing human judgment. Lectures, readings, cases, and guest speakers consider the impact and challenges of gathering, storing, analyzing and providing access to data to facilitate effective decision making.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: BUSN 910 [Min Grade: B]

BUSN 912 Corporate Growth and Risk Strategies 4.0 Credits

This course will discuss competitive advantage aspects as they relate to organizational growth and risk management including in contexts related to intercompany relationships. Theories, research and practice from the areas of strategic management, organizational behavior, human resource, management, MIS and marketing will be explored to learn theories frameworks on corporate development and growth and risk management studies associated with such development and growth.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: BUSN 910 [Min Grade: B] and BUSN 911 [Min Grade: B]

BUSN 913 Driving Innovation and Design 4.0 Credits

This course explores the latest thinking on competitive strategies for innovation, innovation culture, product design & design thinking, creative insights and stimulating creativity behavior and such measurements using an interdisciplinary approach.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: BUSN 912 [Min Grade: B]

BUSN 914 Navigating the Changing Business Environment 4.0 Credits

This course provides the foundation to apply current economic, consumer behavior and HR capital trends guided by scholarly based findings and analysis to apply to business issues in the new digital and global economy.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: BUSN 913 [Min Grade: B]

BUSN 921 Applied Behavioral Research 4.0 Credits

This course introduces behavioral research thinking. The course will provide an overview of applied behavioral research methodologies, including experimental, quasi-experimental, and survey research techniques. Students will learn the advantages of each methodology and when to apply it. Students will also be introduced to measurement theory, validity, reliability, and how to conduct research ethically. There will be detailed discussions on the data and how it was collected as well as hands-on demonstrations of the statistical methodologies that were applied. Students will learn what the statistical assumptions are, what the parameters mean, and how to practically interpret the results.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

BUSN 922 Applied Statistical Analysis and Inference 4.0 Credits

This hands-on course provides an applied coverage of common statistics topics for students pursuing a doctorate in the behavioral sciences, demonstrated in the context of practical business decisions. It introduces different kinds of data and analysis options for the data. Focus is on a basic understanding of the theory behind common statistical techniques, knowing when and how to implement the techniques, and the ability to use statistical software where appropriate. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability theory, random variables, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling distributions, estimation, hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, & regression.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: BUSN 921 [Min Grade: B]

BUSN 923 Qualitative Inquiry Methods 4.0 Credits

This course introduces students to approaches in social science and humanistic research known as qualitative inquiry. These approaches include ethnography, grounded theory, phenomenology, case study, and narrative research, and employ methods of interviewing, discourse/content analysis, and participation observation. Students will explicate studies that employ these approaches; discuss assumptions of qualitative inquiry; discuss standards of sampling, ethics, and validity, and design a qualitative research proposal.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: BUSN 921 [Min Grade: B]

BUSN 924 Analyzing Quantitative Data 4.0 Credits

In this course, students will learn to test hypotheses and assess theory in business and behavioral contexts as those relate to analyzing survey data, archival data, and experimental data. Through hands-on exercises that revisit and reconstruct published research, students will learn commonly used statistical methods that test hypotheses and learn how to interpret the results, as well as look for problems as revealed through the statistical testing that might lend support to alternative models. Methods discuss include linear regression, dimension reduction, analysis of variance and GLM, and logistic regression models.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: BUSN 922 [Min Grade: B]

BUSN 941 Dissertation Research, Applied Methodology Workshop 4.0 Credits

This applied methodology workshop focuses candidates on development of well-defined research questions, appropriate methodology approaches, outline of the Hypotheses, and elucidation about the Importance of the research topics.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

BUSN 942 Dissertation Research, Data Collection Strategy 4.0 Credits

This applied dissertation research course focuses candidates on the development of well-defined data collection strategy. This may include, but is not limited to, analyzing archival data, designing the survey to be used, or determining how to use existing organizational changes in a quasi-experimental design to assess phenomena. This will include IRB permission as necessary.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: BUSN 941 [Min Grade: B]

BUSN 943 Dissertation Research, Literature Review and Proposal Defense 4.0 Credits

This applied dissertation research course focuses candidates on the development of the literature review section that will be included in the dissertation. The literature review should present the theoretical background of the dissertation and support the propositions and hypotheses.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: BUSN 942 [Min Grade: B]

BUSN 944 Dissertation Research, Data Collection Process 4.0 Credits

This applied dissertation research course focuses candidates on the development of the data collection process for the dissertation. The data can be collected through surveys, quasi-experimental designs, panel data, or any other source approved by the dissertation chair and committee.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: BUSN 943 [Min Grade: B]

BUSN 945 Dissertation Research, Data Analysis 4.0 Credits

This applied dissertation research course focuses candidates on completing the data analysis for the dissertation. It is expected that the student will consult with the Dissertation Chair and professors on the appropriate analyses methods that should be applied.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: BUSN 944 [Min Grade: B]

BUSN 946 Dissertation Research, Discussion and Contribution Chapter 3.0 Credits

This applied dissertation research course focuses candidates on completing the Discussion and Contribution chapter of the dissertation.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: BUSN 945 [Min Grade: B]

BUSN 947 Dissertation Research, Final Defense 1.0-9.0 Credit

This applied dissertation research course focuses candidates on completing the Dissertation and after consultation and approval by the Dissertation Chair to submit it for Final Defense before the Committee.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit
Prerequisites: BUSN 946 [Min Grade: B]

BUSN 998 Dissertation Research Business 1.0-12.0 Credit

Dissertation Research Business.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 9 times for 120 credits

BUSN I599 Independent Study in BUSN 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

BUSN I699 Independent Study in BUSN 0.5-4.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

BUSN I799 Independent Study in BUSN 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

BUSN I899 Independent Study in BUSN 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

BUSN I999 Independent Study in BUSN 3.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 3 times for 9 credits

BUSN T580 Special Topics in BUSN 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

BUSN T680 Special Topics in BUSN 0.5-12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

BUSN T780 Special Topics in BUSN 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

BUSN T880 Special Topics in BUSN 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

BUSN T980 Special Topics in BUSN 0.5-9.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

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