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1000 Level Course

1101. [BUSI 1301] Fundamentals of Business Professionalism (1). For freshmen only. Integration of fundamental business principles from multiple disciplines and concepts of business professionalism and ethical behavior.

2000 Level Course

2190. Perspectives on Entrepreneurship (1). Provides students with a basic understanding of the key concepts of entrepreneurship, the important role that entrepreneurship plays in economic growth and job creation, and an understanding of the role of the entrepreneur.

3000 Level Courses

3301. Fundamentals of Marketing (3). Fundamentals of Marketing (3). Prerequisites: ECO 2302 or AAEAC 2305 and a minimum cumulative 2.75 Texas Tech GPA. Focuses on the process of marketing products and services to consumers. Topics include marketing structures and agencies; motives and buying habits; types of middlemen, marketing institutions, and channels; current marketing practices; marketing of industrial and consumer goods. May not be used to satisfy business major degree requirements.

3302. Financial and Managerial Accounting (3). Prerequisite: minimum cumulative 2.75 Texas Tech GPA. Concepts and terminology of accounting and financial reporting for modern business enterprises and the relationships between accounting information and business activities. Additionally, the course covers uses of accounting information for planning decisions about products and services, activities and processes, suppliers and customers, organizational subunits, and time periods as these relate to organizations in changing environments. May not be used to satisfy business major degree requirements.

3303. Foundations of Finance (3). Prerequisites: minimum cumulative 2.75 Texas Tech GPA and BA 3302. Basic finance survey course for non-business majors. Covers financial markets, investment banking process, interest rates, time value of money, and security valuation. May not be used to satisfy business major degree requirements.

3304. Operations Management (3). Prerequisite: minimum cumulative 2.75 Texas Tech GPA. Focuses on the formulation of business and operational strategies, how products and services are designed, and how products and services are produced. May not be used to satisfy business major degree requirements.

3305. Organization Management (3). Prerequisite: minimum cumulative 2.75 Texas Tech GPA. Focuses on the management of people and organizations. Topics include leadership; team building; motivation groups; organizational design, and personnel management. May not be used to satisfy business major degree requirements.

3306. Fundamentals of Business Economics (3). Prerequisite: Minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA. Provides an understanding of how economic analysis is applied to business decisions and strategy.Back to Top

 

4000 Level Courses

4000. Directed Experience (V1-6). Prerequisite: ENCO 4395 and consent of instructor. Enhance the student’s classroom knowledge through internships, projects in the workplace, mentoring experiences, and other approved experiences.

4101. Rawls Business Leaders Seminar I (1). Prerequisite: Admission to Rawls Leadership Program. Focuses on guiding students to self-examine their leadership skills and identify their strengths and weaknesses.

4102. Rawls Business Leaders Seminar II (1). Prerequisite: BA 4101 and Admission to Rawls Leadership Program. Guides students to formulate a personal development plan to enhance their leadership skills, particularly through the use of service learning projects and advanced leadership assessments.

4182. Business Administration Internship (1). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Enhance the student’s knowledge within fields of business specialization through application of concepts, principles, and techniques learned in the classroom.

4381. Individual Problems in Business Administration (3). Prerequisites: Senior standing, 3.0 GPA in major, minimum cumulative 2.75 Texas Tech GPA, and written consent of instructor prior to registration. Independent problem research under guidance of a faculty member. Student should register for section appropriate to the academic area in which the work will be done.

4382. Internship in Business Administration (3). Prerequisites: At least 6 hours of professional courses (excluding core courses) to be determined by the area faculty; other minimum standards determined by area; written approval form contains specific requirements for participation. Permits students to enhance their knowledge within their field of specialization through application of concepts, principles, and techniques learned in the classroom. A maximum of 3 hours may be earned (with approval by faculty internship advisor prior to employment) by internships toward a degree program.

4383. Special Topics in Business (3). Prerequisite: Determined by area. May be repeated once for credit by faculty approval only with no duplication of topic.

4384. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (3). Prerequisite: ACCT 3307 or equivalent. Service learning course designed to teach students about income tax through hands-on training assisting others in the community with income tax return preparation.Back to Top

 

5000 Level Courses

5321. Negotiation and Business Law (3). Examines the legal, regulatory, and ethical issues that arise in the conduct of business to develop a capacity for recognizing and dealing with such issues. Emphasizes negotiation skills and strategy development for managing organizational stakeholders.

5322. Technology Commercialization (3). Focuses on how to recognize, screen, and develop technology opportunities to become commercial products and services.

5380. Directed Experience (3). Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program. Students enhance their classroom knowledge through the rigorous analysis of internships, global filled experiences, mentoring experiences, and other approved experiences. May be repeated for credit up to 9 hours if subject matter differs.

5382. Internship in Business Administration (3). Minimum standards determined by area. Written approval form required. Permits students to enhance their knowledge within their field of specialization through application of concepts, principles, and techniques learned in the classroom. May be repeated for credit.

5395. Practicum in Higher Education for Business (3). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Supervised practice in teaching of business and administrative subjects.

 

7000 Level Course

7000. Research (V1-12). Back to Top

 

8000 Level Course

8000. Doctor's Dissertation (V1-12). Back to Top