Dec 11, 2018  
2009-2010 Bulletin 
    
2009-2010 Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Courses


 
  
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    BSB 459 - Histology

    Credits: 4

    Lecture-Laboratory

    Prerequisite: BSB 101 w/lab, BSB 102 w/lab, and 12 credits of BSB or BSM at the 200-level or above

    A study of the structure, ultra-structure and function of mammalian tissues, cells and organelles, with major emphasis on microscopic work in the laboratory.

  
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    BSB 467 - Biochemistry

    Credits: 4

    Lecture-Laboratory

    Prerequisite: BSB 101, 102 (w/labs), PSC 211, 212 (w/labs); BSB 230 or BSM 241 highly recommended

    A one semester survey of biochemistry emphasizing protein biochemistry (protein structure and activity, enzyme kinetics, catalytic and regulatory strategies, metabolic pathways) and introducing physical and chemical properties of carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids as necessary to understand protein form and function.

  
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    BSB 485 - Special Topics in Biology or Microbiology

    Credits: 2-4

    Prerequisite: Junior standing in Biological Sciences and permission of the Sciences and Mathematics Department Chair

    In-depth considerations of selected biological topics presented as a formal course or seminar format. A term paper may be required.

    Note: May be repeated for a maximum of eight hours credit.

  
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    BSB 499 - Independent Study in Biology or Microbiology

    Credits: 1-3

    Prerequisite: Junior or Senior standing in Biological Sciences, successful completion (grades of C or better) of a least 24 hours of course work in the biological sciences, and permission of the Sciences and Mathematics Department Chair

    Individualized descriptive or experimental research projects or directed readings under the direction of a project director and two other faculty committee members appointed by the Sciences and Mathematics Department Chair.

    Note: A written report must be approved by the committee. May be repeated for up to six hours credit.

  
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    BSM 131 - General Microbiology

    Credits: 3

    Lecture

    Prerequisite: PS 108, PSC 111, or high school chemistry

    A study of the fundamental concepts and methods of microbiology, including morphology, physiology, biochemical activities, inheritance, basic immunology, and importance in medicine, public health and the environment.

  
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    BSM 131L - General Microbiology Laboratory

    Credits: 1

    Prerequisite: BSM 131, or concurrent enrollment in BSM 131

    A laboratory course designed to complement lectures in BSM 131

  
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    BSM 241 - Microbial Genetics

    Credits: 4

    Lecture-Laboratory

    Prerequisite: BSB 101 w/lab and 102 w/lab. BSM 340 w/lab recommended

    An introduction to the transmission and expression of genetic information in bacteria and other microorganisms. An emphasis will be placed on the molecular bases of gene replication, gene repair, gene regulation, gene expression, gene recombination, and gene swapping in bacteria. This course will prepare students for advanced courses involving the molecular aspects of microbial functioning.

  
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    BSM 340 - Microbiology for Majors

    Credits: 4

    Lecture-Laboratory

    Prerequisite: BSB 101, 101L, PSC 111, 111L, and EN 101

    A comprehensive study of microbial cell physiology, genetics, development and cell ultra-structure with an emphasis on the role of microorganisms in medicine, agriculture, the environment, evolution and in industry.

  
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    BSM 342 - Food Microbiology

    Credits: 4

    Lecture-Laboratory

    Prerequisite: BSM 131 (w/lab) or BSM 340 (w/lab)

    A course designed to provide the student with first-hand knowledge and experience in isolating, handling, and identifying microorganisms associated with food spoilage, food production, and food-borne diseases.

  
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    BSM 456 - Pathogenic Microbiology

    Credits: 4

    Lecture-Laboratory

    Prerequisite: BSM 340 (w/lab); BSB 120 or BSB 322

    Examination of the etiology, symptomatology, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures employed in the isolation and identification of medically significant microorganisms, with consideration of some aspects of their virulence and their effects on man.

  
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    BSM 485 - Special Topics in Biology or Microbiology

    Credits: 2-4

    Prerequisite: Junior standing in Biological Sciences and permission of the Sciences and Mathematics Department Chair

    In-depth considerations of selected biological topics presented as a formal course or seminar format. A term paper may be required.

    Note: May be repeated for a maximum of eight hours credit.

  
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    BSM 499 - Independent Study in Biology or Microbiology

    Credits: 1-3

    Prerequisite: Junior or Senior standing in Biological Sciences, successful completion (grades of C or better) of a least 24 hours of course work in the biological sciences, and permission of the Sciences and Mathematics Department Chair

    Individualized descriptive or experimental research projects or directed readings under the direction of a project director and two other faculty committee members appointed by the Sciences and Mathematics Department Chair.

    Note: A written report must be approved by the committee. May be repeated for up to six hours credit.

  
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    BU 157 - Information Systems Using Microcomputers

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: The ability to type 25 words per minute with no more than five errors. This course cannot be used as a business elective for business or accounting majors

    An introduction to application software (word-processing, presentation graphics, and spreadsheet). Emphasis is placed on microcomputer use in a business setting.

  
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    BU 160 - Spreadsheet Applications

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 157 or documented spreadsheet skills

    Coverage of intermediate and advanced computer application techniques such as spreadsheets, graphs, templates, databases, and macros.

  
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    BU 201 - Principles of Economics I

    Credits: 3

    Intended for the student who wants a study of our economic system and the way it works. Topics include macroeconomic issues, money and banking, Federal Reserve System, Keynesian Theory, monetarism, inflation, unemployment, business cycles, fiscal policy and current economic problems.

  
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    BU 202 - Principles of Economics II

    Credits: 3

    Intended for the student who wants a study of our economic system and the way it works. Topics include microeconomic issues, consumer choice, business firms, perfect competition, monopoly, labor markets, agriculture, antitrust, public choice, poverty and current economic problems.

  
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    BU 211 - Principles of Accounting I

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: MA 113 Prerequisite/Corequisite: BU 160

    Fundamental principles of accounting as they apply to modern business practices, including theory of debits and credits, special journals, general and subsidiary ledgers, accrued and deferred items, valuation accounts, financial reports; sole proprietorships of service and merchandising nature.

  
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    BU 212 - Principles of Accounting II

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 211 Prerequisite/Corequisite: BU 160

    A continuation of Business 211 with emphasis on partnerships and corporations, using external accounting information, and management accounting and internal decision making.

  
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    BU 240 - Personal Finance

    Credits: 3

    This course is designed to cover the basic concepts of personal finance. This course informs students about the financial planning process including setting goals, career planning, money management, tax strategy, credit, savings, housing and transportation choices, insurance fundamentals of investing, and planning for retirement.

  
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    BU 280 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Small Business

    Credits: 3

    An introductory entrepreneurship course designed to provide an overview of the startup and growth of a small business. Students will learn how to recognize opportunity, develop a business concept, and determine its feasibility. Attention will also be given to financing and managing a small business

  
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    BU 294 - Introduction to Information Systems

    Credits: 3

    Content to cover fundamental MIS concepts and principles, such as computer hardware/software, data organization, file management systems, overviews of database systems, decision support systems, executive information systems, expert systems, and information systems planning and development.

  
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    BU 295 - Application Program Development I

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 294

    Program design and development using languages that are current by Information Systems industry standards. Development of business application software for data entry, editing and validation, maintenance of file structures, inquiry, extraction, and reporting activities. Coverage of advanced language features associated with structured and object-oriented programming in both batch and interactive processing environments.

  
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    BU 296 - Application Program Development II

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 294

    Program design and development using languages that are current by information systems industry standards. Development of business application software for data entry, editing and validation, maintenance of file structures, inquiry, extraction, and reporting activities. Coverage of advanced language features associated with structured and object-oriented programming in both batch and interactive processing environments.

  
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    BU 298 - Data Structures

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 294

    An introduction to the fundamental theories and practices associated with data, record, and file structure methodologies as used by Information Systems in the business environment. Topics include: concepts in sequential, direct, and indexed file structures; concepts in database structures; and introduction into the application and maintenance of both traditional, relational, and object-oriented database structures.

  
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    BU 299 - Special Topics in Business

    Credits: 1-3

    Courses taught at irregular intervals or upon the demand of at least 10 students; course developed to meet special needs, times or current relevant topics in the business area.

  
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    BU 310 - Intermediate Accounting I

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 212

    Cash and receivables, inventories, tangible operating assets, intangibles, investments, liabilities, reserves and valuation accounts, net income determination, and financial statements emphasized.

  
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    BU 311 - Intermediate Accounting II

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 310

    Investments, liabilities, revenue recognition, stockholders’ equity, accounting changes and error analysis, the statement of cash flow and financial statement analysis. Continuation of BU 310.

  
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    BU 312 - Tax Accounting I

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 212

    Analysis of federal income tax legislation concerning individuals. Computer software is used for application.

  
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    BU 315 - Cost Accounting I

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 212

    Elements of production in a manufacturing type of business, including materials, labor, and overhead as they apply to the job cost system, the process cost system and the standard cost system.

  
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    BU 316 - Cost Accounting II

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 315

    Fundamental techniques of cost developed and the scope of applicability broadened. Standard costs comprehensively treated with emphasis on cost control and product costing. Continuation of BU 315.

  
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    BU 320 - Database Applications

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 160, Prerequisite/Corequisite: BU 294, or permission of the Department Chair of Accounting and Management Information Systems

    Coverage of intermediate and advanced database application techniques such as the design of tables, forms, and reports, and the use of queries, subforms, macros, and modules.

  
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    BU 321 - Telecommunications Technology Systems Mgmt

    Credits: 3

    This course serves as a review of telecommunications including its history, the fundamentals of data communications, an overview of data networking standards, an examination of emerging technologies, and the role of regulatory policy and market forces on the industry.

  
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    BU 322 - Web Development for Business

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 157 or BU 160; or Permission of the Department Chair of Accounting and Management Information Systems

    Designed to highlight the use of electronic commerce applications and virtual storefronts used by organizations to market themselves and their products to the public. Students will learn a variety of tools and techniques used to develop web pages for the business environment and will apply this knowledge in the design and development of websites for local businesses and organizations.

  
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    BU 333 - Organizational Communication

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite/Corequisite: EN 300 and basic keyboarding skills

    Written business communication with emphasis upon correspondence, messages and analytical reports. Multicultural communication, technology usage, business presentations, and ethical considerations are also covered.

  
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    BU 340 - Financial Markets and Institutions

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 201, 202, 212

    Study of money and monetary systems, commercial banks and their operations, and banking systems. It serves two functions. First, it is a specialized finance course which describes the operations of a commercial bank (which is one type of financial institution) and provides some professional training for one who wants to go into the field of banking. Second, it describes the institutions of money, monetary systems, and banking as a basis for studying monetary and fiscal theory and policy.

  
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    BU 345 - Advanced Statistical Analysis for Business

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: (With a grade of C or better): MA 113 or above and MA 123; prerequisite or concurrent enrollment in BU 160. Prerequisite/Corequisite: BU 160; and two of the following: MA 113, 130, 150, 181 or higher

    An advanced course in business statistical methods that reviews hypothesis testing and estimation. Chi-square, analysis of variance, non-parametric concepts, index numbers and time series data, independent linear regression, and forecasting are also covered. Computer statistical packages will be used.

  
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    BU 355 - Business Finance

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 201, 202, 212, 345

    An examination of basic problems and principles in financial management with special attention to corporate organizations. Asset management, sources of funds, application of the financial aspects of the enterprise.

  
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    BU 361 - Principles of Marketing

    Credits: 3

    A study of the functions, institutions and organizations through which goods are moved from producer to consumer. Designed to present a broad understanding of the flow of goods in commerce.

  
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    BU 363 - Integrated Marketing Communications

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 361

    Designed to introduce the student to the various elements of the promotional mix and how they may be used in an integrated fashion to produce a cohesive marketing message. Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) strategies using public relations, advertising, direct and online marketing, personal selling, and sales promotion and how they support marketing objectives will be addressed.

  
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    BU 365 - Retail Management

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 361 or permission of the Department Chair

    A study of the organization and coordination of retailing and distribution activities. An advanced marketing course, retail management will be addressed with a strategic planning orientation. Special attention to the history of retailing, economic importance of retailing activity, ethical practices and international retailing.

  
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    BU 370 - Consumer Behavior

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 361

    Analysis of consumer behavior patterns as they relate to consumer actions and decision making processes in the marketplace.

  
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    BU 371 - International Business Seminar

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: Junior standing or approval of the Department Chair

    The economic, political, and cultural aspects of international business operations.

  
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    BU 375 - Sales Management

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 361 or permission of the Department Chair

    An advanced marketing course designed to familiarize students with the sales function in an organization and the corresponding management challenges. Topics include: sales strategy, motivation and reward systems, and evaluating sales performance. Emphasis will be placed on professional activity, ethical behavior, and organizational effectiveness.

  
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    BU 381 - Principles of Management

    Credits: 3

    Principles and techniques for operating an organization with emphasis on planning, organization, leadership, decision-making, controlling performance, ethics, and international environment.

  
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    BU 382 - Organizational Behavior

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 381 or POL 301.

    A study of manager, individual and group interactions within the organizational setting concluding with an analysis of leadership and current developments in changing behavior of organizations.

  
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    BU 383 - Leadership

    Credits: 3

    This course examines various leadership theories and styles utilized in business and community organizations. Concepts and applications of goal setting, team building, negotiating, and communicating are discussed and practiced. students analyze case examples from organizations, and examine and develop their personal leadership styles and potentials through collaborative and experiential learning experiences.

  
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    BU 384 - Strategies for the Managerial Woman

    Credits: 3

    Development of skills to assume managerial positions with clear-cut goals and well-defined strategies for achieving objectives. Emphasis upon professional growth, career advancement, resume building, and balancing personal and career challenges.

    Also listed as WS 384
  
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    BU 385 - Operations/Production Management

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 345 and 381

    Survey of the production/operations function; procedures and techniques used in designing and analyzing operation systems for the production of goods and services consumed by society.

  
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    BU 387 - Health Care Industry Management

    Credits: 3

    This course includes discussions and analyses of the issues involved in the delivery of health care in the United States. In addition to an overview of the history and foundation of health care delivery, the course also focuses on the professionals involved, the technology used, financing issues, the various types of services offered, access and quality of health care services, U.S. health policies, and the future of health care delivery in the United States.

  
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    BU 390 - Issues in Systems Planning

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 294

    Topics will be chosen from areas of current interest. Discussion of topics such as disaster recovery, interorganizational information systems and management of end-user computing.

  
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    BU 396 - Systems Operations Management

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 294

    An introduction to the fundamentals of managing computer systems, networks, and telecommunication operations. Students will receive instruction in lectures and then apply their knowledge in a hands-on lab by installing computer equipment and telecommunications hardware, and by identifying and resolving problems related to hardware operations.

  
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    BU 398 - Network Operations Management

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 294

    An advanced course in the management of network operating system and telecommunication software. Students will receive instruction in lectures and then apply their knowledge in the management of networks in a hands-on lab by installing and maintaining a variety of computer software.

  
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    BU 399 - Special Topics in Business

    Credits: 1-3

    Courses taught at irregular intervals or upon the demand of at least 10 students; course developed to meet special needs, times or current relevant topics in the business area.

  
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    BU 400 - Internship

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: Advanced standing, 2.5 GPA overall and in major

    A practical, structured program of work experience with a participating employer. Interns must be employed a minimum of 120 hours, must be supervised by the employer and a faculty member, and must have a tangible academic component (journal, research paper, portfolio, etc.) which should be submitted at the end of the internship period.

    Note: Internship may be taken twice for a total of 6 hours.

  
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    BU 404 - Human Resource Management

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 381 or POL 301.

    Objectives, functions, and organization of personnel programs. Emphasizes education and training selection and placement, job evaluation, employee service, employee relationships, safety and health, industrial relations and personnel research.

  
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    BU 405 - Government and Nonprofit Accounting

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 212

    Emphasizes the proper accounting for nonprofit entities which include governmental units, schools and universities, hospitals, and health and welfare organizations. The use of funds, budgetary controls, encumbrances, modified accrual accounting, financial reporting, and other special areas unique to governmental and nonprofit accounting are covered.

  
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    BU 406 - Accounting Information Systems

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 310

    Basic issues of how accounting information systems perform generally recognized financial and managerial accounting functions. Includes some fundamental principles of computer science and systems development.

  
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    BU 407 - Advanced Accounting I

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 311

    Theory and problems relating to consolications and mergers. Introduction to parent-subsidiary relationships, intercompany transactions, interim financial reporting and more complex issues of consolicated financial statements.

  
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    BU 408 - Advanced Accounting II

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 407

    Theory and problems relating to consolidations and mergers. Introduction to parent-subsidiary relationships. Preparation of consolidated financial statements. Theory and practice as applied to foreign currency.

  
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    BU 412 - Auditing

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 406

    Theory and application of general principles of auditing; development of analytical knowledge necessary to perform a critical examination of the balance sheet and closely related income statement accounts; completion of detailed audit problems and/or cases.

  
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    BU 455 - Internet Marketing

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 361.

    This course examines the impact of the Internet on traditional methods of marketing and the related business functions, which enable and support it. Students will learn strategies for evaluating and planning web sites and Internet advertising to achieve positive customer relationships. The course will focus on how the Internet has become a necessity in modern business, and discover how this medium has become a necessary and integral part of a firm’s marketing mix.

  
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    BU 460 - Senior Seminar in Business

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: Business major or minor and senior standing or approval of the Department Chair

    Examines the most significant forces in the environment of business organizations to understand how they are changing the managerial job and modifying the role of business in society. Current issues, including social responsibility, ethics, globalization, consumerism, and the changing internal face of organization life are studied via case analyses.

  
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    BU 464 - Tax Accounting II

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 312

    Analysis of tax legislation concerning partnerships, corporations, and estates. Includes preparation of corporate and partnership tax returns, tax planning, use of tax services, sources of the tax laws, and research in taxation.

  
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    BU 465 - Managerial Accounting

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 212 and all lower level requirements completed

    A study of accounting as an aid to management decisions, the use of accounting techniques, reports, analysis and interpretations for decision-making, and an introduction to the systems concept of management and accounting.

    Note: Accounting majors cannot take this course to satisfy the accounting elective requirement.

  
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    BU 470 - Systems Analysis and Design

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 294, 298

    Overview of the system development life cycle. Emphasis on current system documentation through use of classical and structured tools and techniques for describing data flows, data structures, file designs, input and output designs, and program specifications. Discussion of information gathering and reporting activities and transitions into systems analysis and design.

  
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    BU 475 - Electronic Commerce Strategies

    Credits: 3

    Topics are based on current industry requirements. Coverage includes topics relevant to business in today’s electronic commerce environment. The course material will address the application of current technology including the strategies used by organizations when conducting business online, the technologies used to design and implement e-commerce applications, and the legal, ethical, and tax issues affecting the e-commerce environment.

  
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    BU 482 - Database Program Development

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 320 and prerequisite or concurrent enrollment in BU 470

    An introduction to program development in the database environment with an emphasis on the analysis, design, and implementation of relational databases will be covered. Emphasis will be placed on giving students hands-on experience in loading, modifying, and querying various databases.

  
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    BU 486 - MIS Projects

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 470, 482

    A capstone project-based course to allow students to perform systems analysis, design, and implementation in a real world setting.

  
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    BU 487 - Entrepreneurship Projects

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 355, 361, 381, or permission of the Department Chair of Business Administration

    A capstone, project-based course that will focus on developing a comprehensive business plan. Emerging and varying entrepreneurial business issues and practices will be covered.

  
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    BU 490 - Marketing Management

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 361

    The study and analysis of marketing theory and concepts designed to develop a background for systematic analysis of contemporary marketing problems. Emphasis is placed on decision making related to such areas as product, place, price, and promotion.

  
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    BU 495 - Marketing Research

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: BU 345, 361, and senior standing

    Principles, techniques and applications of research in marketing. Emphasis is placed upon sources of information and its analysis in decision making as it relates to marketing problems.

  
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    BU 497 - Strategic Management

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: Senior standing in major; minimum grade of “C” in the following: BU 333, 355, 361, 381, 385

    Using the case method, this course is designed to integrate the knowledge acquired in other courses and use it to formulate business policies. This is a capstone course that simulates a real business situation.

  
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    BU 499 - Special Topics in Business

    Credits: 1-3

    Course taught at irregular intervals or upon demand of at least 10 students; course developed to meet special needs, times or current relevant topics in the business area.

  
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    CA 101 - Culinary Basics

    Credits: 1

    Basic culinary techniques and vocabulary; kitchen organization and operation.

  
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    CA 102 - Bread Baking

    Credits: 1

    Prerequisite: CA 101

    Basics of baking yeast and quick breads.

  
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    CA 103 - Pastries and Desserts

    Credits: 1

    Prerequisite: CA 101

    The preparation of pastries and desserts.

  
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    CA 104 - Meats and Fish

    Credits: 1

    Prerequisite: CA 101

    The preparation of meat and fish dishes.

  
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    CA 105 - Cold Foods

    Credits: 1

    Prerequisite: CA 101

    The preparation of cold foods (garde manager).

  
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    CA 106 - Soups, Stocks, Sauces and Gravies

    Credits: 1

    Prerequisite: CA 101

    Basic soups, stocks, sauces, and gravies used in food preparation.

  
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    CA 107 - Regional Cuisines

    Credits: 1

    Prerequisite: CA 101

    The preparation of regional world cuisines including Italian, Southwestern, Asian, Creole/Cajun, Mediterranean, and Indian.

  
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    CA 108 - Nutrition/Healthy Foods

    Credits: 1

    Prerequisite: CA 101

    A basic understanding of the role of proper nutrition and application to the preparation of healthy foods.

  
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    CA 109 - Vegetables

    Credits: 1

    Prerequisite: CA 101

    The preparation of vegetable dishes.

  
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    CA 110 - Potatoes, Grains and Pasta

    Credits: 1

    Prerequisite: CA 101

    The preparation of potatoes, grains, and pasta.

  
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    CA 111 - The Basics of Menus and Recipes

    Credits: 1

    The preparation of menus and recipes, including substitutions and adaptations.

  
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    CA 112 - The Basics of Entertaining

    Credits: 1

    Basic elements of entertainingbeverage selection, table settings, food display, table etiquette.

  
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    CA 115 - Wine Appreciation

    Credits: 1

    An exploration of wine history and wine making techniques combined with sensory development and an analysis of wines from around the world.

  
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    CA 125 - ServSafe®

    Credits: 1

    Food safety training leading to national ServSafeAE Certification.

  
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    CA 199 - Selected Topics

    Credits: 1-3

    Selected topics courses address specific subjects or contemporary issues in culinary arts.

    Note: Course may be repeated up to a maximum of six (6) credit hours.

  
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    CA 200 - Introduction to Culinary Arts

    Credits: 3

    Career options in culinary arts and the food and hospitality industry; introduction to kitchen operation and cuisines, food history, food safety and sanitation.

  
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    CA 260 - Introduction to Culinary Entrepreneurship

    Credits: 3

    Basic application of fundamental entrepreneurial skills in a culinary-specific environment.

  
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    CA 300 - Food Preparation I (with laboratory)

    Credits: 5

    Prerequisite: CA 200

    Techniques used in cooking; food identification, handling, and preparation; preparation of soups, stocks and sauces; basics of baking; salad preparation; pasta and grains.

  
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    CA 301 - Food Preparation II (with laboratory)

    Credits: 5

    Prerequisite: CA 300

    Intermediate level of food preparation meat fabrication; basic charcuterie; smoked products; plate presentation; meal planning for large groups and off-premise catering.

  
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    CA 310 - Dining Room Services

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: CA 200

    Food service preparation for dining services, history of food service, beverage identification and management as well as staff coordination.

    Note: Concurrent enrollment in CA 300 recommended.

  
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    CA 315 - Demonstration Techniques

    Credits: 3

    Focuses on adequate knowledge and skills necessary for presenting, demonstrating and merchandising various items or procedures.

  
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    CA 350 - Internship

    Credits: 6-12

    Prerequisite: CA 301 and recommendation of the Director of the Culinary Arts Institute

    Supervised application of knowledge and skills in a food service program.

  
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    CA 361 - Accounting and Finance for Culinary Ventures

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: MA 113, BU 157, and CA 260

    Principles and practical application of culinary financial data to the flow of the accounting cycle for production of financial statements. Emphasis on stand-alone culinary enterprises.

  
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    CA 362 - Business Law for Culinary Entrepreneurs

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: CA 200, CA 260

    Study of entrepreneurial legal issues in a culinary industry context. Stresses critical thinking skills, organizational structure, and provides an overview of basic legal issues.

  
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    CA 363 - Culinary Service Design and Management

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: CA 200, 260, 310

    Food and beverage service systems design and management. Emphasis on the customer service aspect of culinary ventures from the perspective of organizational management.

  
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    CA 364 - Culinary Venture Marketing

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: CA 260

    Study of the fundamentals of marketing research, planning, and strategy as applied to culinary ventures. Emphasis on the development of market planning and research skills.

  
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    CA 365 - Applied Human Resource Management for Culinary Businesses

    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite: CA 200, 260

    Applied perspective of human resource management for culinary-specific environments.

 

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