General Business

Courses

BUSN 101 Foundations of Business I 4.0 Credits

Introduces the fundamental structures and functions of business organizations and the opportunities for career advancement within such organizations. Develops relevant business skills for professional success, emphasizing teams, communication, and real-world examples.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is Freshman or Sophomore .

BUSN 102 Foundations of Business II 4.0 Credits

Exposes students to the external environments (local, national, and international) within which business organizations operate. Continues to build on important managerial and communication issues.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is Freshman or Sophomore .
Prerequisites: BUSN 101 [Min Grade: D]

BUSN 103 Advanced First Year Business Seminar 2.0 Credits

Continues to address topics and professional development introduced in the Foundations of Business I and II courses. Further develops students; knowledge and skills in a variety of areas, which may include effective boardroom presentations, individual financial strategy, leadership issues, corporate communication, career management and decision making. May be repeated once for credit.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 2 times for 4 credits

BUSN 104 Career Management for Non Co-op Students 0.0 Credits

Covers career development topics including resume writing, job search strategies and interviewing. My LIFEfolio will also be introduced as a career planning tool. This class will equip non co-op students to develop a career strategy, utilize successful job searching techniques and integrate My LIFEfolio as part of their career progression.

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

BUSN 110 Orientation Seminar for Evening Students 1.0 Credit

Assists students in the transition to a university environment. Provides exposure to ideas and life skills that are essential to success at Drexel, in the business community, and beyond. Emphasizes faculty, administration, and peer contact.

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

BUSN 111 Foundations for Business 4.0 Credits

Provides an integrated foundation for future business courses. Orients transfer and evening students to the main disciplines and functions of business, in both the internal and external environments; enables hands-on analysis of information and decision-making in a competitive arena; and provides an opportunity to develop teamwork and to enhance communication, presentation, and other management skills.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman or Sophomore

BUSN 112 [WI] Career Management Business Residency 4.0 Credits

Provides students with a practical framework for career planning through the use of career assessments, interactive exercises, and personal reflections. Students will investigate viable career paths, analyze internal and external motivators, and enhance their communication, leadership, and presentation skills through an online simulation, electronic portfolio, and employer site visit. This is a writing intensive course.

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

BUSN 200 Introductory Seminar in Business Research 4.0 Credits

This course provides an overview of methods used in business research. It will cover the development of research questions and hypotheses, research design and methods used in business, and the analysis and interpretation of data.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is Freshman or Sophomore .

BUSN 211 Peer Mentoring & Leadership Practicum 2.0 Credits

This course is designed to highlight and develop mentoring and leadership skills required to guide and assist incoming freshmen in their transition to college. Students will develop critical thinking as it relates to leadership and the integration of those skills. The course is experiential in nature as students will immediately look to apply knowledge gained within the course.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is Sophomore.
Prerequisites: UNIV 101 [Min Grade: B]

BUSN 301 Accounting and Finance for Nonfinancial Professionals 3.0 Credits

A study of the accounting process and financial evaluation to enable nonfinancial professionals to work effectively with accountants and financial specialists in order to understand financial responsibilities within their profession and to make sound financial decisions. Basic accounting principles, financial statements, and financial analysis techniques will be emphasized.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is Junior or Senior.

BUSN 399 Independent Study in Business 0.5-12.0 Credits

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

BUSN 401 Special Topics in Business I 1.0 Credit

Various special topics of particular interest to the business student.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

BUSN 402 Special Topics in Business II 2.0 Credits

Various special topics of particular interest to the business student.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

BUSN 430 Mentoring & Leadership Development Practicum 2.0 Credits

The role of the Peer Mentor is one of a role-model, tutor and trusted colleague. This course is designed to teach mentoring skills required by Teaching Assistants in BUSN 101 and for early career managers.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: FIN 301 [Min Grade: B] and ACCT 115 [Min Grade: B] and ACCT 116 [Min Grade: B]

BUSN 431 Mentoring & Leadership Development Practicum 2.0 Credits

The role of the peer mentor is one of a role model, tutor and trusted colleague. This course is designed to teach mentoring skills required by Teaching Assistants in BUSN 102 and for early career managers.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: FIN 301 [Min Grade: B] and ACCT 115 [Min Grade: B] and ACCT 116 [Min Grade: B]

BUSN 432 Leadership & Mentoring Practicum 4.0 Credits

The role of the TA is one of a role-model, tutor and trusted colleague. This course is designed to guide and assist upperclassmen as they support BUSN 101/102 students in their initial journey into business as well as provide leadership insights and experiences that highlight theses secondary leadership roles.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: FIN 301 [Min Grade: B] and ACCT 115 [Min Grade: B] and ACCT 116 [Min Grade: B]

BUSN 451 Business Consulting 4.0 Credits

Students work in small teams to consult with community partners on various business projects. Students evaluate, design, plan, and implement capstone projects that integrate various business disciplines, determine project scope and objectives, define conceptual and theoretical issues, conduct research, analyze data, present plans and recommendations. Case studies model relevant issues for discussion. Client team meetings during business operations occur.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is Junior or Senior.

BUSN 460 Business Analytics Senior Project 4.0 Credits

The senior project serves as a capstone for business analytics majors. The course provides an opportunity for students to develop a project that draws on their skills in the areas of data management, mathematical modeling, and statistical analysis to support data driven decision-making processes. Student often choose a project in the area of their second major (marketing, finance, etc.) and thus the project provides deeper insight into organizational decision-making in a functional area of business.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: OPR 320 [Min Grade: C-] and MIS 343 [Min Grade: C-] and MIS 349 [Min Grade: C-] and (STAT 331 [Min Grade: C-] or STAT 335 [Min Grade: C-] or ECON 350 [Min Grade: C-]) and (OPR 330 [Min Grade: C-] or MKTG 366 [Min Grade: C-] or ECON 301 [Min Grade: C-])

BUSN 481 Special Topics in Business 0.5-12.0 Credits

Covers various topics of particular interest to business students. All terms.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

BUSN 498 Special Topics in General Business 12.0 Credits

This course covers topics of particular interest to students in general business.

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

BUSN 499 Independent Study in General Business 0.5-20.0 Credits

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

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