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Business Administration Courses

We are excited about the prospect of your taking courses through SCOPE. Formal admission to BJU is not required to take a course by distance learning, and approval to take a distance learning course does not imply admission to BJU or to a particular degree program.

BA 109: Business Spreadsheet Analysis

3 credits

An in-depth hands-on investigation of spreadsheet technology used in typical business applications. Topics include fundamentals of spreadsheet operation, utilizing spreadsheets to solve quantitative problems in business, basic and advanced spreadsheet formatting techniques, creating spreadsheet reports, creating pivot tables and pivot chart reports, and solving problems using what-if analysis.

  • Dates: Jan. 13–Mar. 4, 2023
  • Register by: Jan. 10, 2023
  • Next offered: May 8–June 24, 2023

Benchmark Series: Microsoft Excel 365 2019 Edition, Levels 1 and 2
Rutkosky, Davidson, Roggenkamp and Rutkosky
ISBN: 9780763888060

BA 490: Business Degree Completion Capstone

3 credits

Students produce a thesis, project, or major presentation in connection with an internship or full-time job to fulfill the Degree Completion Capstone course.

  • Dates: Jan. 13–Apr. 29, 2023
  • Register by: Jan. 10, 2023
  • Next offered: May 8–Aug. 12, 2023
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

BA 215: Introduction to Human Resources Management

3 credits

Introduction to the various functions of the Human Resources field. Topics include needs assessment, policies and procedures, benefits, legal issues, consulting, training, safety and performance appraisals.

  • Dates: Mar. 3–Apr. 29, 2023
  • Register by: Feb. 28, 2023
  • Next offered: June 26–Aug. 12, 2023
  • Additional Course Information: Subscription to Society of Human Resources Management

Human Resources Management – 14th Edition
Wayne Mondy and Joseph Martocchio
Upper Saddle River, NJ
Pearson Education, Inc.
ISBN: 9780133972993
Note: Copyright 2016

Subscription to Society of Human Resources Management

BA 109: Business Spreadsheet Analysis

3 credits

An in-depth hands-on investigation of spreadsheet technology used in typical business applications. Topics include fundamentals of spreadsheet operation, utilizing spreadsheets to solve quantitative problems in business, basic and advanced spreadsheet formatting techniques, creating spreadsheet reports, creating pivot tables and pivot chart reports, and solving problems using what-if analysis.

  • Dates: May 8–June 24, 2023
  • Register by: May 5, 2023
  • Next offered: June 26–Aug. 12, 2023

Benchmark Series: Microsoft Excel 365 2019 Edition, Levels 1 and 2
Rutkosky, Davidson, Roggenkamp and Rutkosky
ISBN: 9780763888060

BA 203: Principles of Management

3 credits

An introduction to the management functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling, and their application to the changing world of business. Particular emphasis is placed on process-centered operations and continuous quality management, toward a goal of total business effectiveness.

  • Dates: May 8–June 24, 2023
  • Register by: May 5, 2023

Essentials of Contemporary Management – 9th Edition
Gareth R. Jones and Jennifer M. George
New York
McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 9781260261530
Note: 2021

Wall Street Journal (subscription)
Note: You may subscribe for $1.00 per week here: https://r.wsj.com/PROF1mf0

BA 320: Applied Statistics

3 credits

A software-based course including discrete and continuous probability distributions, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, correlation, and regression. Lecture and lab.

  • Dates: May 8–Aug. 12, 2023
  • Register by: May 5, 2023
  • Prerequisites: Ma ACT 20+, SAT 550+, Ma 090 or Ma 103 plcmt
  • Corequisite: BA 329

Elementary Statistics – 13th Edition
Mario F. Triola
ISBN: 9780134462455

Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread out of Data
Charles Wheelan
ISBN: 9780393347777
Note: Five-function calculator and SPSS are also required.

BA 490: Business Degree Completion Capstone

3 credits

Students produce a thesis, project, or major presentation in connection with an internship or full-time job to fulfill the Degree Completion Capstone course.

  • Dates: May 8–Aug. 12, 2023
  • Register by: May 5, 2023
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

BA 109: Business Spreadsheet Analysis

3 credits

An in-depth hands-on investigation of spreadsheet technology used in typical business applications. Topics include fundamentals of spreadsheet operation, utilizing spreadsheets to solve quantitative problems in business, basic and advanced spreadsheet formatting techniques, creating spreadsheet reports, creating pivot tables and pivot chart reports, and solving problems using what-if analysis.

  • Dates: June 26–Aug. 12, 2023
  • Register by: June 23, 2023

Benchmark Series: Microsoft Excel 365 2019 Edition, Levels 1 and 2
Rutkosky, Davidson, Roggenkamp and Rutkosky
ISBN: 9780763888060

BA 209: Advanced Business Spreadsheet Analysis

3 credits

Practical use of spreadsheets to analyze business problems critically and anticipate future business needs. Emphasizes the use of advanced formulas, visualization tools, spreadsheet automation, and sensitivity/scenario analysis to improve communication of historical results and forecasts of expected future outcomes. Utilizes a case-based approach from a variety of business disciplines.

  • Dates: June 26–Aug. 12, 2023
  • Register by: June 23, 2023

Microsoft Excel 2019 Bible: The Comprehensive Tutorial Resource – 2019 Edition
Michael Alexander and Dick Kusleika
Wiley
ISBN: 9781119514787

BA 215: Introduction to Human Resources Management

3 credits

Introduction to the various functions of the Human Resources field. Topics include needs assessment, policies and procedures, benefits, legal issues, consulting, training, safety and performance appraisals.

  • Dates: June 26–Aug. 12, 2023
  • Register by: June 23, 2023
  • Additional Course Information: Subscription to Society of Human Resources Management

Human Resources Management – 14th Edition
Wayne Mondy and Joseph Martocchio
Upper Saddle River, NJ
Pearson Education, Inc.
ISBN: 9780133972993
Note: Copyright 2016

Subscription to Society of Human Resources Management

BA 301: Legal Environment & Ethics of Business

3 credits

Background of the American legal system and its Constitutional foundation; public crimes and private torts, contract law, the uniform Commercial code; negotiable instruments; debtor-creditor relationship, ethical systems underlying government and business behaviors; business organizational forms; government regulation of business; property law; and Cyberlaw. Business ethics examined for all subjects treated.

  • Dates: June 26–Aug. 12, 2023
  • Register by: June 23, 2023

Business Law Today, The Essentials: Text and Summarized Cases – 11th Edition
Miller, Roger LeRoy
Mason, OH
Cengage, 2017
ISBN: 9781305574793
Note: Note that there is a longer Standard Edition. Make sure you get the Essentials version.