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 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. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021
  • 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 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021

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

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: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Next offered: May 9–June 25, 2022
  • Prerequisites: BA 101 or Ac 203 Prerequisite

Business Law Today, The Essentials: Text and Summarized Cases – 10th Edition
Miller, Roger LeRoy
Mason, OH
Cengage, 2011
ISBN: 9781133191353

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 10–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Next offered: Aug. 30–Dec. 11, 2021

The textbook information for this course is not yet available. Please check back later.

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 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021
  • Next offered: Aug. 30–Oct. 16, 2021

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

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: Aug. 30–Oct. 16, 2021
  • Register by: Aug. 27, 2021
  • Next offered: May 9–June 25, 2022

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: Aug. 30–Dec. 11, 2021
  • Register by: Aug. 27, 2021

The textbook information for this course is not yet available. Please check back later.

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: Oct. 18–Dec. 11, 2021
  • Register by: Oct. 15, 2021

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 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: Oct. 18–Dec. 11, 2021
  • Register by: Oct. 15, 2021

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

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 9–June 25, 2022
  • Register by: May 6, 2022
  • Next offered: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022

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

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: May 9–June 25, 2022
  • Register by: May 6, 2022
  • Prerequisites: BA 101 or Ac 203 Prerequisite

Business Law Today, The Essentials: Text and Summarized Cases – 10th Edition
Miller, Roger LeRoy
Mason, OH
Cengage, 2011
ISBN: 9781133191353

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 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022

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