In an ever-changing and dynamic workplace, leadership skills are highly desired by all potential employers. The Bachelor of Science in Business Studies - Concentration in Leadership degree will help develop and enhance a student’s ability to lead and manage people and organizations. The concentration focuses upon students understanding and accepting their own unique leadership skills and abilities; an appreciation of the complexity of successful leadership; identification of skills needed to engage a highly effective team; and a demonstration of effective leadership.
Terms Begin August, October, January, March, and June.
Classes scheduled M-Th, 5:45-7:45 p.m. and 7:55-9:55 p.m.
ACCT 260 Financial Accounting
Provides an understanding of financial accounting information as used in business decisions.
ACCT 270 Managerial Accounting
Introduces methods of using accounting information within an organization to plan operations, control activities, and make decisions.
BLAW 301 Business Law I
Origins and general survey of contract law with the nature, formation, execution, and interpretation of contracts in the common law system.
BLAW 302 Business Law II
In-depth study of the Uniform Commercial Code and its far reaching effects on modern business transactions, laws of agency, partnerships and corporations, and the legal concept of property.
BUS 206 Business Research Methods
Covers basic concepts and methods of business research, including primary (observations, experiments, surveys, focus groups, etc.) and secondary research (library and internet literature searching).
ECON 214 Principles of Microeconomics
Focuses on the micro concept of economic analysis, with attention to the theory of the firm and partial equilibrium problems arising within any enterprise economy.
ECON 215 Principles of Macroeconomics
Focuses on macroeconomic relationships, central problems of economic organization, functioning of the price system, economic role of government, determination of national income, employment, rate of inflation, and fiscal and monetary policy.
ECON 420 Managerial Economics
Focuses on the application of economics theory to problems and decisions faced by business managers in a market-oriented economy.
ENG 371 Business Communications
Examines logical and psychological patterns of business communication and adaption to varying audiences.
FIN 327 Financial Management I
Introduces basic concepts, principles and analysis techniques of finance as applied to business organizations.
FIN 427 Financial Management II
Extends knowledge of financial management and provides insight
into the complexity of decisions faced by practicing financial managers.
MIS 231 Introduction to MIS
Introduces fundamentals of Management Information Systems, discusses components of information systems (hardware, software, databases,
and data communication technologies) and uses examples and cases to demonstrate important uses of information systems in organizations.
MGMT 227 Principles of Organization and Management
Examines the management functions and basic concepts and principles of management.
MGMT 498 Business Policy
Consists of lectures and practice exercises in research methods and case analysis. The study of corporate and business level policy and strategy making is developed using a top-management perspective.
MKTG 311 Principles of Marketing
Addresses marketing-management functions directed toward organizational customers and prospects who buy goods and services necessary for operation of their own businesses.
CONCENTRATION – LEADERSHIP
MGMT 352 Organizational Behavior and Management
The psychology of organizations and their effect on individuals and groups. Topics include motivation theory, power and authority, communication, teamwork, leadership, job design and organizational structures. Other issues include globalization, cultural diversity, ethics and technology.
BMGT 350 Highly Effective Teams
In this course, students learn about the make-up of teams: characteristics, structures, culture and dynamics. A major focus is on the formation and development of teams and on leadership processes that empower high- performing teams.
BGMT 320 Leading with Positivity
This course assists students in creating, fostering and managing organizations where people thrive an perform at their best. By building on emerging theory of positive organizational scholarship (POS) as applied in today’s fluid organizational contexts, this course develops a framework for the study and application of positive emotions, engagement, relationships, and outcomes at work.
MGMT 490 Seminar in Leadership
Readings, critical evaluation and analysis of selected topics in current management literature, research and practice.
BGMT 420 Cases in Leadership
This course provides students with an opportunity to synthesize what they have learned about leadership through the analysis of cases.