Undergraduate Business Courses

BUS 101 Introduction to Business. Introduces the disciplines of Business Law, Marketing, Management, Finance, Accounting, and Economics; seeks to synthesize them into a general view of business; and briefly explores business careers. Primarily for freshmen interested in business, it is open to all students except upper-division students in the Seidman College of Business. Offered fall semester. Three credits.

BUS 180 Selected Topics in Business. Topics covered will reflect special interests of students and/or instructor. Offered as demand warrants. One to three credits.

BUS 201 Legal Environment for Business. The legal, regulatory, and ethical environment in which business operates is explored, with emphasis on the regulation of business, international law, environmental law, ethics, the political and social factors influencing case and statutory law, contracts, employment law, and business organizations. Offered every semester. Three credits.  

BUS 301 International Business and Culture. Explores how business is conducted in a country or region, and how culture influences business and its environment. Reviews a country’s history, economics, politics, government, arts, or education. Explores how business practices may differ from U.S. practices. To be taught in that country as a part of a study abroad program. Fulfills Cultures – World Perspectives.

BUS 380 Selected Topics in Business. Topics covered will reflect special interests of the students and/or the instructor. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Offered as demand warrants. One to three credits.

BUS 399 Readings in Business. Independent, supervised readings on specific, advanced areas of business. Must be prearranged with appropriate faculty members. May be elected for up to three hours credit toward a B.B.A. degree. Open to juniors and seniors only. Offered on sufficient demand.

BUS 490 Business Internship. This course will be used to grant business credit to students who complete internships in business generally rather than in a specific discipline. Prerequisites: Junior standing; minimum 2.5 GPA. One to six credits. Offered on a credit/no credit basis.

BUS 499 Independent Research. Independent research in the student's area of interest, supervised by a member of the Seidman faculty and culminating in a written and oral report. Written permission of instructor required. Offered each semester. One to three credits.

Contact Information:
Seidman Undergraduate Student Services

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