Business Management Bachelor’s Degree Program Course Requirements
Core Course Requirements for the Business Management Bachelor’s Degree Program
AC 210 - Introduction to Financial Acct
This course provides an introduction to the basic principles, rules, and regulations of accounting, which includes a primary emphasis on financial accounting. Topics discussed will include the theoretical, practical, and ethical aspects of asset, liability, and equity transactions concerning the preparation of financial statements that are used to enhance decision-making processes.
AC 211 - Introduction of Managerial Accountg
This course provides an introduction to the basic principles, rules and regulations of accounting which includes a primary emphasis on managerial accounting. A primary objective of this course is to build on the foundational concepts that were covered in the introduction to financial accounting course which serves as a prerequisite. Topics discussed will include the theoretical, practical and ethical aspects of managerial decision making processes that relate to cost behavior, job order systems, process costing, cost-volume-profit analysis (CVPA), budgets, standard variances and financial statement analysis.
BU 200 - Business Communication Skills
This course stresses the development of written and oral communication for effective presentations to various groups in business today. Skills addressed include writing, editing, preparing business reports and proposals, listening, interpersonal communications, and oral presentations. No test-out or prior learning may apply.
BU 210 - Principles of Management
An analysis and historical account from the past to the present day of the different management theories, plus strategies and methods used in both the for-profit and not-for-profit business organization for achieving sustainability within a competitive market.
BU 220 - Principles of Marketing
An introduction to marketing theory and its applications, including the study of the marketing functions as they relate to market research, product decisions, pricing, promotion, distribution, and marketing management and decision making.
BU 310 - Principles of Finance
Analysis of financial decisions in business enterprises and the interfacing of firms with capital markets, including corporate financing, methods of obtaining and managing control, and the distribution of net income. Computer literacy required.
BU 340 - Business Law
An introductory study of the legal principles as they affect business and non-profit enterprises with emphasis on topics such as torts, crimes, contracts, the principal-agent relationship, sales under the Uniform Commercial Code, negotiable instruments, insurance, and bankruptcy.
BU 375 - Business Statistics
A working knowledge of the statistical techniques that businesses use on a regular basis is necessary for success in many fields of business. The course will provide a sound basis in descriptive and inferential statistics. Areas covered include descriptive statistics, probability distributions, hypothesis testing, population and sampling techniques, analysis of variance, regression analysis, time series analysis, indexes and an introduction to non-parametric techniques.
BU 440 - Leadership Competencies
This course focuses on theory and the development of leadership competencies and skills. It is outcomes-based, suggesting that the development of competencies requires both the introduction of knowledge and the opportunity to practice skills. Students are asked to apply their skills to work situations.
BU 450 - Business Policy
This course is the capstone to the business management major and includes strategic management issues, the international business environment, and ethical issues as they relate to the planning, and the development and control of an organization. No test-out or prior learning may apply.
EC 202 - Macroeconomics
The study of the economy as a whole, including issues such as national income, output, employment, money and banking, fiscal and monetary policies, economic growth, and related issues.Prerequisite: MAT 125 or higher; concurrent enrollment with permission.
EC 203 - Microeconomics
The study of the parts of the economy, including demand and supply, price and output determination, pricing and employment in the resource market, international economics, the interrelatedness of the economy, comparative systems, and current events.Prerequisite: MAT 125 or higher; concurrent enrollment with permission.
PH 355 - Business Ethics *PH/DC
A critical examination of competing ethical theories and their application to concrete practical issues in today
The accelerated Business Management bachelor's degree program will prepare you for meaningful managerial positions in business, government and non-profit organizations. Graduates can choose from a wide variety of career paths and industries.Some of our recent graduates have pursued careers at organizations like the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Jones Day, Key Bank, Progressive Insurance, Sherwin Williams, University Hospital Health System, and other leading organizations in Northeast Ohio.