Core Requirements for the Undergraduate BBA Degree in Management
Courses listed below are offered at the beginning of each semester. Students who elect to take Management as their major must complete 36 of their 120 credits from the courses listed below.
The management core courses are designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills desired by employers. These same skills are equally relevant to the operation of ones own business. Graduates in Management typically find jobs in business such as production management, personnel management, marketing management, or financial management. The intent of this program is also to meet the educational needs of students who intend to enroll for graduate work in business administration.
The general business management degree program is built around 12 core courses. Students who wish a minor concentration must complete an additional 16 credits in their field
A variety of credits may be transferred into the program from the following sources:
Transferred courses with a 'C+' or above grade from other accredited universities
However, a minimum of 60 credit hours must be taken at IUBL in order to graduate.
To apply for a transfer of credits, please contact the Registrars Office.
A total of at least 36 credit hours are required for degree completion. These credits must be chosen from the following electives, with at least 3 credits from each of the following areas: accounting, marketing, finance, policy. MAT 200 is a required course and must be taken in the first semester of the program.
AC 200 Principles of Accounting I 3 cr. Course Description: Introduction to financial accounting. The principles and procedures of modern accounting methodology, the application of GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) to various business problems.
AC 201 Principles of Accounting II 3 cr. Course Description: Continuation of AC200 with added emphasis on the uses of cost information by managers in business planning.
CS 210 Introduction to Computers 3 cr. Course Description: Introduction to computer concepts, terminology, and applications. Classes feature lectures, written assignments, and hands-on demonstrations. The lab concentrates on the Windows operating system and on all the Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Various Internet browsers will be compared and useful hardware and peripherals will be covered.
ECO 200 Principles of Economics: Course Description: An introduction to economics and the economy; the roles played by investment, consumption, and government on income determination; national production and an analysis of unemployment, inflation, and growth.
ECO 201 Principles of Economics I (Macro) 3 cr. Course Description: contemporary American and European economies; investment, consumption, and government involvement are discussed as well as economic dysfunctions such as unemployment and inflation.
ECO 202 Principles of Economics II (Micro) 3 cr. Course Description: Continuing EC 200, this course focuses on market mechanisms and the organization of production and distribution activities in society with an emphasis on the determination of prices of goods and factors of production, concluding with an analysis of the firm as the main institution in the market.
ECO 301 Intermediate Macroeconomics 3 cr. Course Description: A review of national income concepts including national income accounting. Fiscal and monetary policy are discussed, focusing on the critical analysis of fiscal and monetary policy and various classical and neo-keynesian models that explain economic stability and how to stimulate economic growth. Prerequisite: an introductory course in Macroeconomics.
ECO 305 Intermediate Statistical Analysis 3 cr Course Description: This course covers the statistical fundamentals for conducting quantitative research in the social and administrative sciences and is organized around a research project based on quantitative analysis of data. Prerequisite: a course in elementary statistics
FIN 320 Financial Management 3 cr. Course Description: This course develops a framework for financial decision making. Emphasis is placed on obtaining and utilizing the funds necessary for the operation of an enterprise. Elements of financial planning and capital budgeting are covered. Prerequisites: AC200 and AC201
FIN 323 Financial Institutions and Markets Course Description: An in-depth look at macro financial environments with emphasis on structure and function. Included is the role of commercial banks and international and international financial systems. Prerequisite: EC301
MAT 200 Basic Concepts of Statistics 3 cr. Course Description: Probability and statistics for managers, including probability models, parameters, sampling procedures, hypothesis testing, correlation and regression.
MGT 252 Principles of Management 3cr Course Description: Leadership functions, activities and principles are examined and related through the use of case studies to current practice in policy planning and interpersonal relations.
MGT 361 Business and Law 3 cr. An introduction to some of the legal issues surrounding the writing of contracts and negotiable instruments; social responsibility and legal aspects of employment.
MGT 366 Organizational Behavior 3 cr. Course Description: Theoretical and practical perspectives in the areas of motivation and human relations; individual behavior, small group behavior, organizational effectiveness, and organizational development through case studies.
MGT 374 Production and Operations Management 3 cr. Course Description: Planning, operating and controlling the manufacturing process. Materials management, inventory quality control systems and production standards.
MGT 380 Labor Relations 3 cr. Course Description: The development of industrial relations, unionization, the legal environment, and current problems.
MGT 390 Business Policy 3cr. Course Description: A series of business cases and materials dealing with a wide range of policy issues selected to illustrate major areas of policy formulation including opportunities and constraints, effective organization and the marshalling of resources.
MKT 351 Principles of Marketing 3 cr. Course Description: Examines factors relevant to the marketing mix (product, promotion, distribution, and price) and to marketing management.
MGT 391 Organizational Policy 3cr. The course focuses on the primary function of forming a corporate strategy that relates the company's opportunities to its resources, competencies, and leadership style.