Business Administration

Programs

Course Descriptions

BA1013: Introduction to Business

Credits 3
A general survey of the business environment and the internal operations of a business firm. Attention is focused on the financing, managing, organizing, and marketing functions of a firm. The impact of a business firm on its community is examined. For each unit of credit, a minimum of three hours per week with one of the hours for class and two hours for studying/preparation outside of class is expected.

BA1122: Bus Mgmt/Mkt Internship I

Credits 2
Work is done in selected training stations under supervision of the instructor. The student may take the internship four times and may apply a total of 8 credit hours toward graduation. Total clock hours required to receive two hours of credit is 90 hours. For each unit of credit, a minimum of three hours per week with one of the hours for class and two hours for studying/preparation outside of class is expected.

BA1132: Bus Mgmt/Mkt Internship II

Credits 2
Work is done in selected training stations under supervision of the instructor. The student is required to complete a project relating to their training station and weekly visitations with the instructor. The student may take the internship four times and may apply a total of 8 credit hours toward graduation. Total clock hours required to receive two hours of credit is 90 hours. For each unit of credit, a minimum of three hours per week with one of the hours for class and two hours for studying/preparation outside of class is expected.

BA1183: Personal Finance

Credits 3
This course is taught as a practical approach aimed at helping the student understand and implement personal money management principles so that they can more easily cope with financial necessities throughout life. For each unit of credit, a minimum of three hours per week with one of the hours for class and two hours for studying/preparation outside of class is expected.

BA1222: Bus Mgmt/Mkt Seminar I

Credits 2
The course is specifically designed to identify business students, provide the coordinator an opportunity to give vocational counseling and individual personal assistance. Special attention will be given to such units of instruction as Enactus, competitive preparation, on-the-job problems, current business practices, and career planning. The student may take the seminar four times and apply a total of 8 credit hours toward graduation. For each unit of credit, a minimum of three hours per week with one of the hours for class and two hours for studying/preparation outside of class is expected.

BA1232: Bus Mgmt/Mkt Seminar II

Credits 2
The course is specifically designed to identify business students, provide the coordinator an opportunity to give vocational counseling and individual personal assistance. Special attention will be given to such units of instruction as Enactus, competitive preparation, on-the-job problems, current business practices, and career planning. The student may take the seminar four times and apply a total of 8 credit hours toward graduation. For each unit of credit, a minimum of three hours per week with one of the hours for class and two hours for studying/preparation outside of class is expected.

BA1242: Bus Mgmt/Mkt Seminar III

Credits 2
The course is specifically designed to identify business students, provide the coordinator an opportunity to give vocational counseling and individual personal assistance. Special attention will be given to such units of instruction as Enactus, competitive preparation, on-the-job problems, current business practices, and career planning. The student may take the seminar four times and apply a total of 8 credit hours toward graduation. For each unit of credit, a minimum of three hours per week with one of the hours for class and two hours for studying/preparation outside of class is expected.

BA1252: Bus Mgmt/Mkt Seminar IV

Credits 2
The course is specifically designed to identify business students, provide the coordinator an opportunity to give vocational counseling and individual personal assistance. Special attention will be given to such units of instruction as Enactus, competitive preparation, on-the-job problems, current business practices, and career planning. The student may take the seminar four times and apply a total of 8 credit hours toward graduation. For each unit of credit, a minimum of three hours per week with one of the hours for class and two hours for studying/preparation outside of class is expected.

BA1263: Introduction to Marketing

Credits 3
A study of the principles and practices of the marketing functions. Includes a study of consumer and industrial products, the channels through which they are distributed, and the promotion and pricing procedures followed by modern business. For each unit of credit, a minimum of three hours per week with one of the hours for class and two hours for studying/preparation outside of class is expected.

BA1273: E-Commerce: Mrktng/Internet

Credits 3
This course is designed to provide competency-based instruction on the concepts of e-commerce and the promotion of a business on the Internet. Web page design and the techniques needed to create an effective web page will be explored. Data obtained from the web page will be merged onto a promotional brochure that is designed by the student. Software will include Microsoft FrontPage, Access, and Publisher 2000. For each unit of credit, a minimum of three hours per week with one of the hours for class and two hours for studying/preparation outside of class is expected.

BA1283: Small Business Management

Credits 3

Using an international business model, the students work as team members in a simulated business firm in a state-of-the-art facility. The students have the opportunity to perform various business functions (i.e., purchasing, accounting, marketing, human resources) as the firm transacts business with students in other simulated companies both in the U.S. and in other countries. Students are involved in decision-making, critical thinking, and team activities. For each unit of credit, a minimum of three hours per week with one of the hours for class and two hours for studying/preparation outside of class is expected.

BA1303: Business Mathematics

Credits 3
Basic principle of mathematics are reviewed throughout the course and then these principles are applied to the practical problems in business which includes subjects such as checking accounts, interest, financial statements, retailing math, inventory, depreciation, stocks and bonds, taxes, and statistics. For each unit of credit, a minimum of three hours per week with one of the hours for class and two hours for studying/preparation outside of class is expected.

BA1503: Human Relations

Credits 3
This course is designed to give the student an insight into human relations on the job. Emphasis is given to identify those skills and abilities necessary to be an effectual leader. The course will also cover communication skills, attitudes, building self-esteem, identifying your motivations, learning to achieve emotional control and developing positive first impressions. For each unit of credit, a minimum of three hours per week with one of the hours for class and two hours for studying/preparation outside of class is expected.

BA1603: Business Ethics

Credits 3
This course examines the ways in which people evaluate problems concerning human conduct and moral conflict. It explores the connection between personal conduct, work-related behavior, and the challenges of working relations in the marketplace and the business environment. Current business and ethical dilemmas will be presented.

BA2003: Intro to Sports Management

Credits 3
This course is designed to provide and introduction to the foundations of the management, marketing, financial, legal and ethical principles regarding sport facilities, events and organizations within interscholastic, intercollegiate, professional and international sport industries. For each unit of credit, a minimum of three hours per week with one of the hours for class and two hours for studying/preparation outside of class is expected.

BA2013: Practicum in Sports Management

Credits 3
Work is done in selected sports management training stations under supervision of the instructor. The student is required to complete a project relating to his or her training station and weekly visitations with the instructor. Total clock time required to receive three hours of internship credit is 135 hours. For each unit of credit, a minimum of three hours per week with one of the hours for class and two hours for studying/preparation outside of class is expected.

BA2103: Business & Economic Statistics

Credits 3
This course will introduce students to many of the important concepts and procedures needed to interpret uses of statistics in the media, at home or at work and to use data to make decisions. The emphasis will be on performing statistical procedures and interpreting the results to draw conclusions. The course covers methods of descriptive statistics, probability theory, and inferential statistics, including confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, and linear regression. Examples and problems will include applications from business and economics and introduce time series and index numbers. For each unit of credit, a minimum of three hours per week with one of the hours for class and two hours for studying/preparation outside of class is expected.

BA2133: Advertising

Credits 3
This course is the study of the methods of creating demands and finding buyers. It deals with the various media, composition, purposes and mechanics of advertising. Emphasis is on practical application of techniques discussed; students follow in detail a complete advertising campaign. For each unit of credit, a minimum of three hours per week with one of the hours for class and two hours for studying/preparation outside of class is expected.

BA2223: Entrepreneurship

Credits 3
A course designed to acquaint the prospective business owner with the background of business, characteristics of being an entrepreneur, rewards and penalties of owning your own business. A business plan to establish one's own business will be developed. Attention will be given to business protection and community relations. For each unit of credit, a minimum of three hours per week with one of the hours for class and two hours for studying/preparation outside of class is expected.

BA2243: Business/Tech Communications

Credits 3
This course covers the gathering and using of information in the work environment. Emphasis is placed upon written communication--business letters, other forms of office communications, and technical reports. Oral communications, nonverbal communications, and listening skills will be studied. EduKan course equivalency is EN101, as approved by Academic Affairs Council 1/25/2021.

BA2273: Salesmanship

Credits 3
A study of the general principles, theory, practice and techniques of selling including analysis of customer personality, psychology of selling and development of sales personality. For each unit of credit, a minimum of three hours per week with one of the hours for class and two hours for studying/preparation outside of class is expected.

BA2283: Business Management

Credits 3
This course is designed to provide a basic understanding of the essential elements of management. The course provides an introduction to organizations and how individuals relate to the basic management functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. General subject areas include the background of modern management, the evolution of management theory, functions of the managerial process, and applications in operational activities of a business firm. For each unit of credit, a minimum of three hours per week with one of the hours for class and two hours for studying/preparation outside of class is expected.

BA2293: Business Law I

Credits 3
This course covers the history of law, the United States legal system, State court systems, court procedures, contracts, agency relationships, and personal and real property. For each unit of credit, a minimum of three hours per week with one of the hours for class and two hours for studying/preparation outside of class is expected. KRSN: BUS2030

BA2533: Human Resource Management

Credits 3
The course emphasizes the performance of the personnel function in non-business organizations as well as business firms; it deals with the performance of employees in white-collar and service activities. Considerable emphasis is given to equal employment opportunities for women, minorities, other workers, the handicapped and veterans. Universal aspects of personnel administration are highlighted. For each unit of credit, a minimum of three hours per week with one of the hours for class and two hours for studying/preparation outside of class is expected.

BT1103: Office Procedures

Credits 3

This finishing course is designed for students to further develop not only technology skills but also a broad range of human relation skills (including verbal and written communication) and critical-thinking skills. Emphasis is placed on telecommunications, records management, ethical behavior, presenting successfully, travel arrangements and mail procedures. Prerequisite: Intermediate Keyboarding or the equivalent. For each unit of credit, a minimum of three hours per week with one of the hours for class and two hours for studying/preparation outside of class is expected.