Business Administration

A division of Crowell School of Business

Faculty

Dean: Gary Lindblad, Ed.D.
Chair: David Bourgeois, Ph.D.
Professor: Rundle
Associate Professors: Bourgeois, Burnett, Harman, McHugh, Mgrdichian, Mobley, Sherwin, Wilson, Woodward
Assistant Professors:  Enete

Courses

Business Administration (BUSN)

BUSN 105 - Programming and Data Structures for BusinessCredits 3

This course presents object oriented and procedural software engineering methodologies in data definition and measurement, abstract data type, construction and use in developing screen editors, reports and other IS applications using data structures including indexed files. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 201 - Principles of MacroeconomicsCredits 3

Macroeconomics: supply and demand analysis, fiscal and monetary policy, money and banking, international trade and the balance of payments. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 202 - Principles of MicroeconomicsCredits 3

An introduction to microeconomic analysis. Topics covered include consumer theory, the conduct of firms under competitive or monopolistic conditions, the causes and consequences of various market outcomes, and the role of government in regulating economic behavior. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 205 - Economic PrinciplesCredits 3

Micro and macro economic theory with an emphasis on the application of this theory to current economic issues, including the study of those who developed the theory and their predecessors. Issues involving trade and finance among nations and their comparative economic systems will also be examined. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must not be Business Administration (BUSN); and must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 211 - Principles of Accounting ICredits 3

Financial accounting concepts and techniques essential for all business majors and those seeking to learn the language of business; analyzing and recording transactions; preparation of financial statements; valuation and allocation procedures. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.
Fee: $10.

BUSN 212 - Principles of Accounting IICredits 3

Financial accounting for corporations; analysis of financial statements; international accounting issues; introduction to managerial accounting; product costing and cost allocation procedures; budgetary control and responsibility accounting; analysis and techniques for planning and managerial decision making. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 211.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.
Fee: $10.

BUSN 220 - Management Information SystemsCredits 3

Students will study Information systems, their design, implementation and contribution to management planning, decision-making and control. The impact of information systems on the personal and spiritual lives of students as well as their impact on broader society will also be covered. Students will learn relevant business software applications through hands-on lab assignments. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 229 - Personal and Family FinancesCredits 3

Managing family finances; budgeting use of credit; borrowing money; saving methods; purchase of life, health, property and auto insurance; buying and renting property; taxes; buying securities; wills and estates. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 230 - Introduction to MarketingCredits 3

Introduction to the basic elements of modern marketing including the study of the marketing environment framework, target market, market segmentation, marketing ethics, and the marketing mix variables of product, promotion, price, public relations, and place/distribution. Notes: This course is intended for students that do not have marketing or marketing management as a concentration. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 190 or MATH 190.
Restrictions: Must not be Business/Marketing (BUMK) or Marketing Management (BUMG); and must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 231 - Introduction to Marketing: Practical ApplicationCredits 3

Introduction to the basic elements of modern marketing including the study of the marketing environment framework, target market, market segmentation, marketing ethics, and the marketing mix variables of product, promotion, price, public relations, and place/distribution. It is designed to facilitate primary and secondary research to complete a target market project. Notes: No substitutions or transfers will be allowed in place of this course. This course is intended for Marketing and Marketing/Management concentration students. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 190 or MATH 190.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 240 - Principles of ManagementCredits 3

Presents a conceptual overview of the principles of management. The functions of planning, organizing, leading and controlling are analyzed. The leader's perspective on creating competitive advantage in a global environment is related to the topics of diversity, ethics and social responsibility, human resources, corporate culture and organizational structure. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 243 - Fundamentals of Financial PlanningCredits 3

This course will teach students the process of formulating, implementing, and monitoring financial decisions into an integrated plan that guides an individual or family to achieve their financial goals. A strong emphasis will be placed on formulating financial goals that are consistent with Biblical truth. Notes: BUSN 220 or knowledge of spreadsheets is required prior to enrolling. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: ENGL 113.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 301 - Business Writing and Case AnalysisCredits 3

Provides an understanding of business communication and trains students to become effective written and oral communicators by imparting the fundamentals of style and strategy for typical business documents and developing critical thinking by means of case analysis and analytical reports. It is designed to 1) familiarize students with the techniques, strategies, and forms of writing used in the professional world; 2) teach students to use precise and persuasive language to achieve business goals; and 3) prepare students for communication in the workplace and in other business classes. Notes: Passing this course will satisfy the Crowell School of Business Writing Competency Requirement (WCR). A student must receive a grade of "C" or higher to pass this course. This course must be taken the first semester after the student is admitted into the Crowell School of Business. No substitutions or transfers will be allowed in place of this course. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 220. ENGL 100 or 112; and ENGL 113. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 306 - System Analysis and DesignCredits 3

Students with information technology skills will learn to analyze and design information systems. Students will practice project management during team-oriented analysis and design of a departmental level system. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 105, BUSN 220. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 307 - Social Media, SEO and Digital StrategyCredits 3

An introductory course providing students with the media tools and grasp of marketing-related media theory needed for effective digital communications in businesses and organizations. Course content will cover the basic social media platforms and their uses from an organizational standpoint; Search Engine Optimization (SEO) tools and methods; and digital strategy for online advertising, analytics and website user trending. Upon completion, students will be equipped to create digital communication strategies, understanding the platforms and tools available along with methods to measure effectiveness for a variety of audiences. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 308 - Business Technology PracticumCredits 3

Under the guide of an instructor, students will learn how to design and build a personal computer, load an operating system, install software, and troubleshoot the associated problems. Students who have experience building a personal computer will be given the option of an alternative project. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 220. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 311 - Intermediate Accounting ICredits 3

Advanced treatment of cash-flow, funds-flow analyses, preparation of financial statements, income tax allocation, valuation, forecasts, and cash reconciliation. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 212.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 312 - Intermediate Accounting IICredits 3

Advanced treatment of cash-flow, funds-flow analyses, preparation of financial statements, income tax allocation, valuation, forecasts, and cash reconciliation. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 311.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 313 - Cost AccountingCredits 3

Cost accounting from a managerial, conceptual and technical viewpoint; product, labor, material and overhead costing; planning and control processes; and analytical procedures. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 311. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 314 - Federal Income Tax For IndividualsCredits 3

An explanation of the federal income tax law as it relates to individuals. The tax structure is examined in light of its historical development with emphasis on problem solving. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 316 - Federal Income Tax for Partnerships, Corporations and EstatesCredits 3

An explanation of the federal income tax law as it relates to partnerships and corporations. Estate taxes are reviewed with a historical perspective. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 317 - Accounting Information SystemsCredits 3

The study of computer based systems for the collection, organization, and presentation of accounting information. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 311. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 318 - Human Resource ManagementCredits 3

A study of the relevant ideas and developments in the field of human resource management that permit organizations of all types to improve productivity, quality and service. EEO, staffing, training, compensation and labor relations are all emphasized. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 319 - Organizational EthicsCredits 3

The foundations and theories of ethics as related to the Bible, the market place, and the modern corporation. Case studies in modern ethics are discussed with a view to raising the moral consciousness of business professionals. Notes: This course does not meet Core Curriculum requirements. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 323 - Business AnalyticsCredits 3

Students will be introduced to the concepts of business analytics. Topics will include business modeling, optimization techniques, advanced spreadsheet techniques, and data visualization. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 220, MATH 190. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 327 - Production and Operations ManagementCredits 3

The study of the processes involved in the production and operations core of the for-profit and not-for-profit organization, making extensive use of computerized tools in statistical and mathematical tools to solve common production (product-based) problems, including techniques of quality management, and a consideration of Christian principles of servanthood in the production and operations management process. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 220. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.
Fee: $10.

BUSN 328 - Organizational BehaviorCredits 3

Understanding the dynamics of human interactions and developing effective problem solving through sound communications; leadership, management or conflict, change and innovation; business ethics and societal relationships. Notes: Business Administration minors should see Crowell School of Business to add the course. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 334 - PromotionsCredits 3

Introduction to the role of Promotion and Advertising as currently used for products, services, ideas and events. Understanding of the promotion mix including public relations, publicity, and sales promotion. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 230 or BUSN 231. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 336 - Professional SellingCredits 3

An introduction to the profession of professional selling, and sales management. The choice of sales and sales management as a career will be discussed. Topics of interest include: strategically planning each sales call within a larger account strategy, making the sales call, strengthening communications, responding helpfully to objections, obtaining commitment, and building partnerships. Sales force planning, organizing, management, territory development, selection, compensation, sales force effectiveness, and performance will also be analyzed and discussed. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 230 or BUSN 231. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 339 - Estate PlanningCredits 3

This course focuses on the components of estate planning which include property titling mechanisms, tax implications, types of trusts, wealth transfer strategies, and postmortem estate planning techniques. Throughout the course, the student will develop a comprehensive, biblical perspective of wealth within the context of estate planning and wealth transfer. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 243.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 342 - Retirement PlanningCredits 3

This course focuses on analyzing client retirement and benefit needs, differentiating between retirement plans, evaluating the rules and tax implications of retirement plans, applying the Social Security system to the financial planning process, recommending retirement plans for businesses, and selecting suitable client investments. Throughout this course, the student will develop a comprehensive, biblical perspective of retirement and benefits planning. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 243.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 344 - Global Marketing ManagementCredits 3

Focus on the formulation of global marketing management strategies. Presents a conceptual overview of the world market environment, including issues related to culture and diversity. The managers' perspective is analyzed with regard to market entry methods and the various barriers that could impact international business. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 230 or BUSN 231. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 347 - Global Business EnvironmentCredits 3

This course introduces the student to the various dimensions of the world economy and to the characteristics of foreign countries that are important for economic activity. Topics covered in the course include: 1) the fundamentals of international trade and finance; 2) the role of culture, religion and politics in international business; and 3) the role of multinational corporations in the world economy. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 350 - Money and BankingCredits 3

Nature, functions and flow of money and credit in the American economy and the world; analysis of commercial banking and U.S. monetary system. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 201. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 354 - Insurance and Tax PlanningCredits 3

This course provides detailed coverage on the taxation of individuals and businesses, as well as the principles of risk and insurance. These topics will be analyzed through both an economic and biblical lens. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 243.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 357 - Advanced Business StatisticsCredits 3

Prepares the student for working in the field of business analytics. Content includes: a review of descriptive statistics; experimental design; ANOVA; linear and multiple regression; contingency table analysis; time series analysis; forecasting. Students will also work with a variety of software to analyze data. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: CSCI 105, MATH 190. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 361 - Business LawCredits 3

The legal and regulatory environment of business including a survey of the legal system, torts, contracts, employment and labor law, business organizations, administrative law and the regulatory process. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 370 - Business FinanceCredits 3

An examination and evaluation of financial decision making in the Corporate environment valuing future cash flows, characterizing risk and return and evaluating options available to firms to finance their operations or fund growth opportunities. Students will learn how to analyze financial data to provide information to management on how to improve the financial performance of their firm. Notes: Business Administration minors should see Crowell School of Business to add the course. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 190 or MATH 190, and BUSN 212. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 375 - Business as MissionCredits 3

This course is an examination of the emerging role of business in missions. The general themes covered in this course include: 1) the theology of business as missions; 2) practical issues related to using business as a vehicle for cross-cultural missions, and 3) specific for-profit business models and case studies. By the end of the course the student will have a better understanding of the opportunities and challenges associated with integrating business and missions. Notes: Business Administration minors should see Crowell School of Business to add the course. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 392 - Principles of AdvertisingCredits 3

Facts of advertising principles and techniques. The study of effective and ineffective forms of advertising. Applications linked to public relations, media events, marketing, and communication encounters. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.
Fee: $25.

BUSN 402 - Database ManagementCredits 3

Integrated database system, logical organization, data description language (DDL), data manipulation language (DML), hierarchical networks and relational databases, overview of selected database management systems (DBMS). Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 105. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 403 - Digital BusinessCredits 3

This course focuses on the linkage between organizational strategy and networked information technologies to implement a rich variety of business models in the national and global contexts connecting individuals, businesses, governments, and other organizations to each other. The course provides an introduction to digital business strategy and the development and architecture of digital business solutions and their components. Notes: Business Administration minors should see Crowell School of Business to add the course. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 220. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 405 - MIS Project ManagementCredits 3

Advanced IS majors operating as a high-performance team will engage in and complete the design and implementation of a significant information system. Project management, management of the IS function, and systems integration will be components of the project experience. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 306. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 407 - Computer Applications in BusinessCredits 3

The study and application of spreadsheet and database software to business problems with an emphasis on problem solving and presentation techniques. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 212, BUSN 220; BUSN 230 or BUSN 231; BUSN 370. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.
Fee: $20.

BUSN 410 - Customer Relationship ManagementCredits 3

This course explores the increasing power of customers in the new millennium marketplace and the need for organizations to be customer-driven. The course explores rapid advancements in digital business technology and the capabilities of customer database software that enable firms to differentiate customers by value and anticipate best and most valuable customer's needs. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 230 or BUSN 231; BUSN 240. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 411 - Advanced AccountingCredits 3

Examines essential elements of corporate consolidations, branch and departmental accounting, international accounting, advanced partnership and fund accounting concepts. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 312. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 412 - AuditingCredits 3

Introduction to standards and procedures which comprise the contemporary audit environment. Topics include, ethics, legal liability, Internal control, substantive evidence, and reporting. Course work includes Comprehensive practice audit. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 312. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 416 - Women in LeadershipCredits 3

This course examines the status of women in management and discusses issues which women managers face, including differences in leadership styles, obstacles to advancement, and managing the challenges of women in leadership. The course also addresses themes of women in negotiations, communication styles, the work/life balance women seek, explores ways to leverage opportunities that arise, and discusses the critical effects of mentoring. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 418 - Consumer BehaviorCredits 3

This course covers major influences on the consumption process, including psychological, situational, and socio-cultural factors. Relationships are explored between conscious and unconscious factors influencing consumers. Specific topics include perception, attitudes, customer value and satisfaction, motivation, personality, consumer culture, group influence, consumer decision-making perspectives, switching behavior, and consumer loyalty. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 230 or BUSN 231. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 421 - Leadership and ChangeCredits 3

An examination and evaluation of personal and organizational leadership principles with practical application in contemporary leadership and management settings. Students will develop their ability to lead change productively. Students will study servant leadership, modeled by Jesus and learn how to apply servant leadership within organizational functions and environments. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 240. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 423 - Advanced Business AnalyticsCredits 3

This course will continue to prepare students for a career in business analytics. Using case studies, students will synthesize and apply a variety of business analysis methodologies. Students will learn needed database concepts, data mining methods, and other digital technologies needed to work with large, unstructured data sets. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 323, BUSN 328. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 432 - Marketing ResearchCredits 3

Understanding the role of marketing research in management decision-making. Project approach to the marketing search process of secondary research, focus groups and survey preparation, collection and analysis. Preparation of written research reports. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 220, BUSN 231. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 435 - Business to Business MarketingCredits 3

A practical approach to understanding and implementing marketing strategies as applied to the business sector. Special attention will be given to examination of various marketing employment positions including analysis of the following subjects: purchasing, negotiating, marketing research, market segmentation, personal selling, sales management, promotion and ethics in the business to business marketing environment. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 220, BUSN 231. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 437 - Real EstateCredits 3

Laws relating to rights and obligations inherent in ownership of real property; how title to real property is transferred; homesteads, trust and deeds, liens; land descriptions; escrow procedures; title insurance, and the real estate broker. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 361. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 438 - Marketing for Non-Profit OrganizationsCredits 3

Examination and evaluation of the principles of basic marketing as applied to the non-profit sector. Philosophy of non-profit marketing and its practical application will be utilized through individual student projects. Specific marketing strategies will relate to churches, social service organizations, foundations and other designated non-profit organizations. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 432. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 450 - Directed StudiesCredits 1-4

Extensive exploration of the literature in a selected field of business or economics under faculty guidance. Notes: May be taken multiple times with different content for a maximum of 6 credits. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: May vary by topic. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 453 - Website Development for MarketingCredits 1-3

Purpose of course is to learn and immediately apply practical technological skills that are necessary in developing an effective and efficient website. Topics may include: website research and proposal; web page design and development; internet graphics. Notes: Individual credits satisfied by five-week modules. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 220; BUSN 230 or BUSN 231. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 455 - Internet MarketingCredits 3

The study and development of marketing tools for competing effectively in the Internet economy, including marketing issues that managers must address as they consider how to develop successful commercial strategies on the web and other emerging electronic media. Views the web as a channel of information distribution, and increases understanding of the nature of the Internet, its culture, and issues related to flow, stickiness, navigation, inter-activity, addressability, trust, and privacy. Topics include marketing research, consumer behavior, customer service, advertising, positioning, and web economics. Teaching methods include class lecture, readings, guest speakers, case studies, on-line activities, and a web-based marketing project. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 230 or BUSN 231. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 460 - Business InternshipCredits 3

An academic internship represents an educational strategy that links classroom learning and student interest with the acquisition of knowledge in an applied work setting. Through direct observation, and reflection, students gain an understanding of the internship site's work, mission, and understanding of their customers. Students will relate their internship experience to their academic study, as well as the organization's position in the broader industry or field. Students will produce a critical reflection on their internship experience demonstrating how they have addressed specific learning goals. Notes: Students must complete 200 hours of internship within the term that they are enrolled. An online application must be approved prior to registration. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: Approved proposal. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 462 - InvestmentsCredits 3

Principles for the individual investor; tests of a sound investment, information sources; types of stocks and bonds; mechanics of purchase and sale. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 463 - Advanced Corporate FinanceCredits 3

Advanced analysis of the management of long-term assets, debt and equity, including capital acquisitions. Some attention to shorter term management of inventory and payables. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 370. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 464 - Entrepreneurship and Small Business ManagementCredits 3

Methods, problems and factors involved in launching and managing small profit and non-profit organizations. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 230 or BUSN 231; BUSN 370. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 470 - Strategic ManagementCredits 3

How to determine strategic direction in organizations. Core studies and projects provide practical application of principles, with projects designed to provide actual research experience, with case study approach. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 220; BUSN 230 or BUSN 231; BUSN 370. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 472 - Capstone for International Business ConcentrationCredits 3

This is the capstone course for the international business majors. Students will be expected to apply principles and skills learned previously into the design of a business plan. Students will learn to identify and screen potential international business ideas, and develop an idea into an opportunity for generating financial, social and spiritual returns. There will also be a focus on career preparation and finishing the E-Portfolio. The student's E-Portfolio must demonstrate completion of the cross-cultural/overseas experience required of all International Business concentration students. Notes: Completion of international experience requirement. Passing this course with a "C" or better will satisfy the Crowell School of Business E-Portfolio Competency Requirement. No substitutions or transfers will be allowed in place of this course. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 323, BUSN 347, and BUSN 375. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be International Business (BUIB).

BUSN 473 - Capstone for Management ConcentrationCredits 3

As the capstone for management concentration students, this course will explore advanced and current topics in management. Students will complete an academic service learning project, field study, or other experiential projects related to their future career interests. Students will complete an E-Portfolio including career preparation materials, demonstrate the ability to apply the principles and practice of ethical and responsible business behaviors consistent with Biblical leadership models. Notes: Passing this course with a "C" or better will satisfy the Crowell School of Business E-Portfolio Competency Requirement. No substitutions or transfers will be allowed in place of this course. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 323, BUSN 347, and BUSN 421. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Business/Management (BUMN).

BUSN 474 - Capstone for Marketing ConcentrationCredits 3

As the capstone course for marketing majors only, (to be taken the last spring of college) emphasis will be placed on exploring a holistic approach to the marketing decision making process through working with local, real world clients in a group marketing project. There will also be a focus on career preparation such as choosing an industry, developing LinkedIn pages, preparing resumes, sharpening interviewing skills and finishing E-Portfolio. Notes: Passing this course with a "C" or better will satisfy the Crowell School of Business E-Portfolio Competency Requirement. No substitutions or transfers will be allowed in place of this course. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 323, BUSN 432, and BUSN 435. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Business/Marketing (BUMK).

BUSN 475 - Capstone for Marketing Management ConcentrationCredits 3

As the capstone for marketing management concentration students, this course will explore advanced and current topics in both marketing and management. Students will complete an academic service learning project, field study, or other experiential projects related to their future career interests, develop an E-Portfolio including career preparation materials, research and write a marketing plan, and examine their own calling to integrate their faith in Jesus Christ to their future career. Notes: Passing this course with a "C" or better will satisfy the Crowell School of Business E-Portfolio Competency Requirement. No substitutions or transfers will be allowed in place of this course. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 323, BUSN 328, and BUSN 334. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Marketing Management (BUMG).

BUSN 476 - Capstone for Business Analytics ConcentrationCredits 3

As the capstone for Business Analytics concentration students, this course will explore advanced and current topics in the use of data for business decision-making. Students will complete an academic service learning project, field study, or other experiential project related to their future career interests; complete an E-Portfolio including career preparation materials; and demonstrate their ability to apply the principles and practice of ethical and responsible management of data. Notes: Passing this course with a "C" or better will satisfy the Crowell School of Business E-Portfolio Competency Requirement. No substitutions or transfers will be allowed in place of this course. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 323, and BUSN 423. Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Business Analytics (BUAN); and Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 477 - Capstone for Financial PlanningCredits 3

This course synthesizes the principles and practices of financial planning. Students will create a comprehensive financial plan that considers the fundamentals of financial planning, risk management, income tax, retirement, employee benefits, investment, and estate planning. Students will also integrate biblical principles of leadership, discipleship, stewardship, decision-making, question-asking, and goal-setting involved in the financial planning process. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 354, BUSN 462; and either BUSN 339 or BUSN 342.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 478 - Capstone for Business ManagementCredits 3

As the capstone course for students in the BS, Business Management program, this course willexplore advanced and current topics in management. Societal and biblical understandings of work and ofhuman nature as it relates to work; the role of the Christian in the workplace. Students will complete aproject related to career planning. Notes: No substitutions or transfers will be allowed in place of this course.Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: BUSN 318, BUSN 319, BUSN 328, BUSN 347, BUSN 361, BUSN 370, BUSN 375, BUSN421.
Restrictions: Must be Business Management (BMNG); and Undergraduate Level.

BUSN 490 - Seminar in Current Business TopicsCredits 1-3

Selected current business topics, varied by semester. Students will be responsible to read preparatory materials and then demonstrate their learning through one or more methods. Notes: May be taken for a total of 3 credits with different content. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Crowell School of Business.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.