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Courses - CBA Upper Division

300. International Business (3)

Introduction to nature, dimensions, and environment of international business. Emphasis on business functions, practices, and decisions as influenced by cultural, political, economic, social, and institutional factors in various parts of world.
Letter grade only (A-F).

397. Junior Honors Seminar (3)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the CBA Honors Program.
Empirical, theoretical, and applied research methodology: fundamentals and advanced topics. Visits by faculty and business professionals focus on current issues and methods for solving business problems. Literature review and written proposal required for Honors Thesis.
Letter grade only (A-F).

400. Business Ethics (3)

Prerequisites: IS 301 (non-business majors exempt), GE Foundation requirement, at least one Explorations course, consent of instructor.
Various types of ethical dilemmas that take place in business organizations and acquire concepts and tools needed to manage these complex value conflicts for the well being of individuals, organizations, and society.
Same course as PHIL 400. Not open for credit to students with credit in PHIL 400. Letter grade only (A-F).

401A. Ethical Leadership (2)

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
Explores ethical leadership challenges related to business, technology, values, relationships, and healthcare. Team-building retreat and networking with guest speakers are integral to the class. Students are required to complete both CBA 401A and CBA 401B within the same academic year.
Letter grade only (A-F).

401B. Ethical Leadership (2)

Prerequisites: CBA 401A with a grade of "C" or better in the immediately preceding fall semester and consent of instructor.
Continuation of CBA 401A. Explores ethical leadership challenges in media, education, government, and management. Community service and networking with guest speakers are integral to the class. Students required to complete CBA 401A and CBA 401B within the same academic year.
Letter grade only (A-F).

485. International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition (3)

Prerequisites: Upper Division Standing, MGMT 300, MKTG 300, IS 301, ACCT 201, and consent of instructor. Students must apply to be in the class.
Student teams run a simulated manufacturing company and compete for best performance against teams from other universities. Company financial performance, a written business plan, an annual report and a presentation are evaluated by a panel of judges.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in different semesters.

493. Business Internship (1‑3)

Prerequisites: IS 301 (non-business majors exempt), classified business major or minor, consent of instructor.
Qualifying students placed in career-related paid or unpaid assignments in private or public agencies or businesses. Organized plan utilizing series of seminars and learning agreements required with selected reading and writing assignments.
Credit/No Credit grading only. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units. A minimum of 120 hours internship experience per semester is required.

494. Selected Topics - Short-Term Study Abroad (3)

Prerequisite: IS 301 (non-business majors exempt).
Topics of current interest in business administration selected for intensive study, linked to a group study abroad experience in a country such as China, France, Germany, Thailand and Vietnam.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units with different topics in different semesters. Topics and study sites announced in the Schedule of Classes.

  • A. China
  • B. Germany

495. Selected Topics (3)

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor, IS 301.
Topics of current interest in business administration selected for intensive study.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units with different topics in different semesters. Topics announced in the Schedule of Classes.

497. Senior Honors Seminar I (3)

Prerequisites: CBA 397, IS 301.
Continuation of CBA 397, special emphasis on sampling, instrumentation, and data analysis. Topics covered may vary year-to-year. Perform majority of data collection and preliminary data analysis for honors thesis.
Letter grade only (A-F).

499. Senior Honors Seminar II (3)

Prerequisites: CBA 497, IS 301.
Completion of Honors Thesis. Data analysis completed, findings interpreted relative to research hypotheses; final report is submitted. Attention to preparing manuscripts for publication, academic review process, and making professional presentations. Learning by illustration and application. Visits by faculty and business leaders.
Letter grade only (A-F).


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