School of Business & Public Administration
This course introduces the principles, terminology and fundamental concepts of microeconomics and macroeconomics. It is a foundation for understanding the scope and methods of the economic perspective applied to issues faced by modern capitalist societies. Topics include the role of economics in society, the structure of economic activity, the behavior of firms and households in a market economy, the role of government and institutions of public policy in the United States. Relevant examples from Guam, Micronesia and the Pacific Rim will be explored. Prerequisites: MA085-II Placement or higher.
This course introduces the student to basic terminology regarding the use of computers in management settings. Prerequisite: MA085-II placement.
This course discusses the fundamentals of the hospitality industry by providing an overview of the various departments of a hotel. It also discusses the positions and career paths avail- able to students interested in a career in the hospitality industry.
The first semester covers basic accounting principles of financial accounting and techniques within a framework of sound modern theory. Prerequisite: BA130 and MA110 or MA161a/b or MA165 with a C grade or better. Instructor?s consent required for online method of delivery.
This course covers fundamental accounting principles for partnerships and corporation, introduction to management accounting and cost accounting practice work is included to meet current trends in technology. Prerequisite: AC221 must be completed with a grade point of at least 2.0
This course is an introduction to the modern theory and methodology of statistics as applied to business and economics. It emphasizes the fundamentals of statistics and the use of software for statistical analysis. The course is the first in a series of two required BBA Foundation courses, the second being BA310 Applied Statistics for Business Decisions. Prerequisite: BA110, and BA130, and MA110 or MA161a/b or MA165 with a C grade or better.
THIS COURSE COVERS THE PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUES EMPLOYED IN THE MANAGEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RESOURCES. KEY AREAS SUCH AS EMPLOYEE SELECTION, TRAINING, DEVELOPMENT, AND PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL ARE INTRODUCED. APPROACHES TO GENDER, CULTURAL, AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY ARE STRESSED THROUGHOUT THE COURSE. STUDENTS WILL DEVELOP A BASIC UNDERSTANDING OF DIFFERENCES BETWEEN HR FUNCTIONS IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTOR SYSTEMS.
Provides an overview of the principles, theories, and practice of entrepreneurship and innovation and how to take ideas and turn them into a viable business enterprise. Emphasis will be placed on the student understanding of how past entrepreneurs have used innovation methods to launch entrepreneurial ventures; and the basic foundations and terminology of entrepreneurship. Prerequisite: BA110, BA240 or concurrent.
This course is an inventory of the visitor industry on Guam that focuses on the island's attractions and its identity as a distinct touist destination, as well as the public and private organizations that are associated with tourism and individual com panies operating within the major tourism sectors . Guam's tourism policy, planning, and development are also examined from the perspective of its various stakeholders.