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ACC499 Directed Studies: Accounting (1)

A variety of study topics are available under this heading as desired to meet the special accounting interest of the student.

Prerequisite: permission of advisor.

GENERAL BUSINESS

BUS310 Statistics for Business (3)

Topics include descriptive statistics, elements of probability, probability distributions, sampling, estimation and

confidence intervals, tests of hypotheses, linear regression, and correlation.

Prerequisite: MA090.

BUS320 Business Law (3)

Principles of business law covering the fields of contracts, agency, personal property, sales, negotiable instruments,

partnerships, and corporations.

BUS330 Business Ethics (3)

This course begins with a survey of the philosophical underpinnings of ethical positions followed by relevant biblical

considerations. An analysis of contemporary ethical cases taken from economics and from business follows.

Fulfills the

P311 Essentials of Philosophy general education requirement for Business majors.

BUS368 Entrepreneurship (3)

The course focuses on starting a small business through an emphasis on thinking creatively. The student is encouraged

to turn knowledge and skills into entrepreneurial activity and will also include opening a franchise or expanding a family

business. Additionally, the curriculum will cover the basic knowledge necessary to operate a small business. Topics

include (but are not limited to) writing a business plan, developing entrepreneurial skills, and doing case studies of

successful small businesses.

BUS483, 484, 485, 486 Business Internship (1-4)

An on-site work experience that gives the student practical training in specific business techniques and their applications.

Evaluation will be made by the work supervisor and a member of the Business Department faculty.

Prerequisites: junior

or senior status and permission of department chairperson.

BUS490 Business Strategy (Capstone) (3)

A course examining contemporary business issues through integrating coursework and acquired knowledge in the

business discipline. Attention will be given to a biblical worldview, vocational pursuit, and a strategy for life-long

learning. An additional course component is senior assessment.

Prerequisite: senior status or permission of the department

chairperson.

ECONOMICS

ECN200 Essentials of Economics & Society (3)

An introduction to macroeconomic principles and terminology. The primary focus is on the aggregate U.S. economy

and the policy decisions that state and federal lawmakers face. Topics include review of the economic problem,

measuring GNP, money and banking, interest rates, monetary and fiscal policy, inflation, and unemployment. A basic

knowledge of mathematics and graphs is assumed.

ECN210 Microeconomics (3)

An introduction to microeconomic principles and terminology. The primary focus is on the business firm and the

decisions it faces. Topics include review of the economic problem, mechanics of supply and demand, elasticities,

consumer utility, production costs, and the competitive environment. A basic knowledge of mathematics and graphs is

assumed.