2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Business (BUS)

BUS 201   Introduction to Management, Marketing and Information Technology   3 Units

This survey course will look at today's American business systems including a study of various types of businesses and the information they gather, store, and process, including administration and management of people, facilities, and information. Course will include relevant computer experience simulating business situations.

BUS 224   Business Writing and Presentations   1 Unit

This course will be a study and practice of effective strategies for clear business communication in both written and oral forms, as well as the technology to access and share information.

BUS 251   Legal Environment of Business   3 Units

This course prepares students to think factually and analytically at the areas of law that affect agreements and commerce between individuals and entities in the areas of, but not limited to, contracts, torts, entity formation, agency, real property, estate and trusts and investor protection.

BUS 261   Business Analysis Tools and Business Statistics   3 Units

This course will focus on business analysis and problem solving strategies through the application of Microsoft Excel and deployment of business statistics analytics.

BUS 390   ENACTUS   1-3 Units

This course is a partnership of students, professionals, and educators who work together to teach people about market economics, success skills, entrepreneurship, financial literacy, and ethics, giving students the opportunity to help people around the world while developing skills that are valued in the workplace.

BUS 475   Business Strategy   3 Units

This class serves as the capstone course for a business degree and related Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs) requiring a compilation and demonstration of mastery of the tools, skill sets and knowledge introduced throughout business program core and emphasis courses. Students will create a signature assignment requiring developing strategic courses of action for a business. Business Exam Fee required. Prerequisites: Business Major with Senior Standing and FIN 331 and MGT 321 and MKT 341.

BUS 483   Business Ethics   3 Units

The purpose of this course is to develop a foundation for business ethical decision making and ethical evaluation. The focus includes global and domestic economic, social and legal environmental issues. Ideals, laws and values are evaluated with application of Business Ethics theory and philosophy. Case studies and classical literature underscore learning modalities embracing ethical decision making and analysis. A culmination of previous work is applied. Prerequisites: Business or Economics major with Senior standing.

BUS 490A   Professional Development and Internship Emphasis   1-2 Units

The CUI School of Business and Economics Internship facilitates a student’s transition from academic theory to real‐life business practices and builds professional networks. An internship related to a student’s academic emphasis helps clarify goals, adds value to the CUI academic experience and opens doors to future employment. The course provides practice in the development of a personal brand as well as skills needed in the pursuit of an internship and eventual employment followed by an off‐site internship. Students meet with their internship director before beginning the off‐site internship for advice and placement approval. Periodic student reports and written feedback from the sponsoring business are required and must demonstrate the skill acquired during the internship. Students must take a minimum cumulative total of two (2) units earned in one (1) unit credit hours. Offered as a Pass/No Pass course. Prerequisites: Business Major with Junior or Senior standing and MGT 321 and BUS 224.

BUS 490B   Professional Development and Internship Elective   1-6 Units

The CUI School of Business and Economics Internship facilitates a student’s transition from academic theory to real‐life business practices and builds professional networks. An internship related to a student’s academic emphasis helps clarify goals, adds value to the CUI academic experience and opens doors to future employment. The course provides practice in the development of a personal brand as well as skills needed in the pursuit of an internship and eventual employment followed by an off‐site internship. Students meet with their internship director before beginning the off‐site internship for advice and placement approval. Periodic student reports and written feedback from the sponsoring business are required and must demonstrate the skill acquired during the internship. This course provides additional experience beyond the two (2) unit program cumulative internship minimum as students may take one (1) additional unit of internship. Offered as a Pass/No Pass course. Prerequisites: Business Major with Junior or Senior standing and MGT 321 and BUS 224.