College of Business (BUS) Courses

BUS1001 Introduction to Business and Management

This course provides students with a fundamental understanding of the global business environment. Students examine the major disciplines within business using business terminology and current business practices. Career exploration and development of professional interests and competencies are integral to this course. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
3 Semester Credits

BUS3010 Business Analytics

This course explores the dynamic field of business analytics and how big data informs decisions made in accounting, advertising, finance, management, marketing and retail contexts. Students conduct analysis using multiple business intelligence platforms and tools. They learn to organize, analyze and create projections utilizing data sets. Students interpret, model and present data, as well as make data-driven decisions. This course uses a range of methods to demonstrate how analytical skills can be used in a variety of business circumstances to enable competitive advantage.
Prerequisite(s): FISV2000, MATH2001, MGMT2030. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
3 Semester Credits

BUS4030 Global Strategy Capstone

This capstone course requires students to synthesize knowledge gained from previous coursework to make decisions in a simulated business environment. Understanding the key strategic opportunities and challenges associated with global business activity and developing skills in this area have become essential requirements for success. Students work in teams to compete against classmates as well as teams from other universities around the world. Teams are challenged to apply lessons in developing and executing global corporate strategy to their own simulated company. This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills and business judgment to create sustainable competitive advantage within a global context.
Prerequisite(s): BUS3010, senior status. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
3 Semester Credits

BUS4799 College of Business Internship

Students enrolled in the College of Business Internship engage in experiential learning to integrate knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development in a professional setting. Through the internship, students gain valuable applied experience and have the opportunity to make connections within their chosen field/industry. Additionally, students gain firsthand experience with the challenges, nuances and everyday expectations associated with a variety of functions within the workplace. Through the internship and reflective assignments, students gain greater insight regarding their own career-readiness and what is required for success within their chosen profession.
Prerequisite(s): To be eligible for this internship, students must: 1) maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 during the entire pre-program application process, and 2) have completed 57 hours of course work. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
3-12 Semester Credits