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To receive an emphasis in General Business,
students must complete 12 credit hours from the College of Business and Leadership.
A sample of courses might include but are not limited to:ACCT 203 Financial Accounting (3)
The study of accounting as a means of communicating financial information about
a business enterprise. Emphasis is placed on the basic concepts used in preparing
and interpreting external financial statements. PR: CIS 101 or equivalent.
Sophomore standing. ACCT 204 Managerial Accounting (3)
A continuation of ACCT 203 with added emphasis on preparing and interpreting
information to aid management in the decision-making process. PR ACCT 203 -
NON-LAB PRE-REQUISITEGBUS 204 Business Law I (3)
The study of the origin of business law with a focus on contracts, agency,
and bailments. ECFI 201 Principles of Economics: Micro
An introductory study of principles that affect goals, incentives, and outcomes
of economic behavior at the level of the individual decision maker. Specific
topics include the operation of both product and resource markets, the behavior
of firms and industries under different market structures, and international
exchange. ECFI 305 Managerial Finance (3)
A study of the basic concepts of financial management of a corporation. Topics
include: ratio analysis, financial planning, time value of money, capital
budgeting, cost of capital, sources of financing, working capital management,
and international financial management. PR: ACCT 203 - NON-LAB PRE-REQUISITEMGT 301 Management Principles (3)
Introduction to organizations; how the individual relates to the basic management
functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. Survey of the
evolution of management theory. PR: Junior standing and PERM. MKT 301 Marketing Principles (3)
A study of the principles and practices of the marketing function. Includes
a study of both consumer and industrial products, the channels through which
they are distributed, the promotion and pricing procedures followed by modern
business. PR: Junior standing or PERM.
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