Management – BUMG

BUMG 112 – Introduction to Business and Management (3)

Business orientation to accounting, economic, finance, information system, legal, human resource, management, marketing and operations concepts. Also addresses entrepreneurism, business literature, personal finance, and professionalism. Designed to provide business and non-business students with an introduction to common business practices and terminology. A student subscription to The Wall Street Journal is required for reading and research assignments. (3 credit hours) Offered every Fall semester.

BUMG 222 – Macroeconomics (3)

A study of macroeconomics which highlights the significance and determinants of national income and employment, price level, consumption, interest rates, and alternative monetary and fiscal policies, including a study of the contrasts between Keynesian and Classical economics. Prerequisite: BUMG 112 and BUMI 161. (3 credit hours) Offered every semester.

BUMG 223 – Microeconomics (3)

A study of microeconomics which considers theories of economic behavior of consumers and producers, determination of prices, income distribution, market analysis and structures, and the government’s impact on the economy through taxation, spending, and regulation. Prerequisites: BUMG 112 and BUMI 161. (3 credit hours) Offered every Spring semester.

BUMG 231 – Principles of Management (3)

An analysis of the management process of planning, organizing, leading, controlling, and managing personnel. Promotes decision-making, line of authority, and communication. Prerequisites: BUMG 112, HUEN 122 and sophomore status. (3 credit hours) Offered every semester.

BUMG 321 – Business Finance (3)

A study of the principles and techniques of financial planning, control, analysis, and decision making. Cash flow, working capital, budgeting, and financing are studied. Introduction to securities, markets, and investing. Prerequisites: BUMG 112, BUMI 161, and BUAC 242, or consent of instructor. (3 credit hours) Offered every Fall semester.

BUMG 363 – Business Statistics (3)

Develops statistical thinking through basic concepts for data analysis, using Microsoft Excel. Formulation of regression and related models, diagnostics, interpretations and reporting of statistical results for management applications. Prerequisite: ASMA 238 and BUMI 261. (3 credit hour) Offered Fall semester of even-numbered years.

BUMG 422 – Business Law 1 (3)

A study of the legal system, constitutional law, personal injury law, basic civil procedure, government regulation of business, and the basic legal principles of contracts, sales, leases, warranties, products liability, agency, and employment law. A study of the legal and business ethics, intellectual property and internet law, criminal law, negotiable instrument, checks and banking, security interests and bankruptcy, corporations investor protection, anti-trust, personal property, real estate, and insurance. Prerequisite: BUMG 112. (3 credit hours) Offered every Fall semester.

BUMG 423 – Business Law 2 (3)

A study of the legal and business ethics, intellectual property and internet law, criminal law, negotiable instrument, checks and banking, security interests and bankruptcy, corporations investor protection, anti-trust, personal property, real estate, and insurance. Prerequisite: BUMG 112. (3 credit hours) Offered every Spring semester.

BUMG 424 – Business Strategy Senior Capstone (3)

A study of management planning and policy formation, with emphasis on decision-making. Course objectives include successful coordination of marketing, management, finance, and other activities of an enterprise in actual business situations. Capstone experiences based on the student’s major are incorporated. The course also offers seminar topics in career development, ethics, and spiritual leadership. Prerequisite: Senior status for the Bachelor of Business Administration degree. (3 credit hours) Offered every Spring semester.

BUMG 431 – Operations Management (3)

Study of manufacturing and service processes, including physical layout of facilities, materials, manpower, inventory control, and production and operation techniques. Prerequisite: Principles of Management, BUMG 331 or consent of instructor. (3 credit hours) Offered every Spring semester.

BUMG 432 – Human Resource Management (3)

Principles of Management, BUMG 331. (3 credit hours) Offered every Fall semester.

BUMG 436 – International Business (3)

Introduction to international business terminology, concepts, practices, and strategies including management, marketing and financial factors unique to global organizations. Discuss how and why countries differ; review the economics and politics of international trade and investment; explain the functions and forms of global monetary system; and examine the strategies and structures of international businesses. Prerequisite: BUMK 251 or BUMG 231 or Junior/Senior status. (3 credit hours) Offered Spring semester of even-numbered years.

BUMG 439 – Business Management Internship

Participation in the internship program provides students with work experience related to their major. Applications must be filed with the department. Registration for internship requires sponsorship by an advisor from the Business Management faculty. Prerequisite: Business Management major and Junior or Senior classification. (1 to 3 credit hours) Offered every semester.

BUMG 480 – Theories and Models of Leadership (3)

Examination of theories and models in leadership studies. Course introduces the role of theory in science and both classic and contemporary leadership theories/models are presented. Emphasis on critical analysis of theoretical perspectives. Prerequisite: Junior/Senior status. (3 credit hours) Offered Spring semester of odd-numbered years.

BUMG 481 – Organizational Behavior (3)

This course analyzes human work behavior at the individual, interpersonal, team and organizational levels. Emphasis is on understanding organizational culture and climate and the role of organizational systems, structures, and processes in shaping organizational behavior. Drawing from the fields of leadership and management, sociology, operations, information technology, ethics, economics, and psychology, Organizational Behavior is designed to help students develop their ability to analyze organizations and lead organizations more effectively from a biblical perspective. (3 credits)

BUMG 482 – Organizational Communication (3)

This course is designed to focus on both the theory and practice of communication within organizations, with special emphasis on understanding key principles of how communication patterns develop and change at the individual, interpersonal, team, and organizational levels. Drawing from the fields of leadership and management, communication, operations and systems thinking, information technology, ethics, and psychology, Organizational Communication is designed to help students develop practical strategies and techniques for building understanding and teamwork, and for improving relationships, productivity, and the quality of work from a biblical perspective. (3 credits)

BUMG 499 – Organizational Leadership Internship (0-3)

Participation in the internship program provides students with work experience related to organizational leadership. Applications must be filed with the School of Business. Registration for internship requires sponsorship by the organizational leadership internship coordinator/advisor. (1 to 3 credit hours) Offered every semester.

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