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School of Business & Public Administration

SBPA Course Descriptions


  • BA305 Cost and Managerial Accounting
    Credits: 3.0 , Offered: Fall / Spring
    This is a study of the fundamental managerial and cost accounting concepts and their application to the planning and control of the firm. Topics include cost accounting, budgeting, cost allocation, capital budgeting, and introduction to modern concepts like ABC, JIT and cost of quality. Prerequisite: BA201 with a grade of C or better.
  • BA306 Advanced Cost and Managerial Accounting
    Credits: 3.0 , Offered: Spring
    This is a study of advanced topics in managerial and cost accounting. The course includes research on the application of managerial and cost accounting in the modern manufacturing environment. Prerequisite: BA305 with a grade of C or better.
  • BA307 International Accounting
    Credits: 3.0 , Offered: Fall / Spring
    This course is designed to provide an understanding of international accounting issues to students who will be involved in international business as business and capital markets become more global. Prerequisite: BA301with a C grade or better.
  • BA310 Applied Statistics for Business Decision
    Credits: 3.0 , Offered: Fall / Spring
    This course provides advanced concepts in the modern theory and methodology of statistics as applied to business and economics. It builds upon fundamental statistics and the use of spreadsheet software, emphasizing their application to business decisions-making and problem solving. The course is the second in a series of two required BBA Foundation courses, the first being BA210 Basic Statistics for Business and Economics. Prerequisites: BA210 and BA240 with a grade of C or better in all 2 courses.
  • BA311 Intermediate Macro - Economic Theory
    Credits: 3.0 , Offered: Fall
    This course offers an in-depth discussion of Keynesian- NeoKeynesian-Neoclassical models of aggregate economic activity and the use of these models to shed light on such public policy questions as unemployment, inflation, taxation, poverty, trade, growth, money and interest rates. Prerequisite: BA210 with a C grade or better.
  • BA312 Intermediate Micro - Economic Theory
    Credits: 3.0 , Offered: Spring
    This course offers an in-depth discussion of models relating to consumer behavior, market demand and price theory, the theory of the firm, and the impact of different market structures for outputs and inputs. Time permitting, the subjects of choice under uncertainty, welfare economics and general equilibrium theory are covered. Prerequisite: BA210 with a C grade or better.
  • BA320 Basic Business Finance
    Credits: 3.0 , Offered: Fall / Spring
    This course covers the finance function in business; procurement and utilization of funds; costs and problems associated with acquiring funds; forecasting profits gained through their use; and the organization necessary to carry out the finance function in business. Prerequisites: BA201 and BA210 with a C grade or better in all 2 courses.
  • BA321 Money and Banking
    Credits: 3.0 , Offered: Fall
    This is the study of money, credit, and money markets; the structure and origins of the commercial banking and Federal Reserve Systems; and the application of monetary and fiscal policy within the American economy. Prerequisite: BA110 with a C grade or better.
  • BA322 Personal Financial Planning
    Credits: 3.0 , Offered: Fall
    This course is a software and web-based program that offers students the opportunity to develop a financial career plan for their personal and professional use. Elements of financial planning are presented and include: career aspects of financial planning; financial goals and objectives; personal financial statements and budget; cash and credit management; personal tax planning; housing, insurance and investment decisions; and retirement.
  • BA323 Corporate Finance
    Credits: 3.0 , Offered: Fall
    This is an advanced course in the study of the elements of financial management in a business organization. Topics include financial forecasting, break-even analysis, capital budgeting, investment banking, capital financing and international finance. Prerequisite: BA320 with a C grade or better.

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