Degree Type: Primary or Secondary Minor
The minor in business administration is designed to develop students’ competency in management, marketing, finance, accounting and economics.
Briar Cliff University's introduction to the use of accounting in the decision-making process. Course competencies will be developed in the areas of identifying the role of accounting in society, basic accounting and business terminology, accounting standards and generally accepted accounting practices, and analysis, preparation and interpretation of financial statements of business entities. Read more »
This Briar Cliff University course is designed to continue financial statement analysis and introduce the basics of managerial accounting, including, but not limited to, the following: cost behavior, costing methods, cost-volume-profit analysis, budgeting, planning and control and other introductory topics. Read more »
A study of the concepts, principles and philosophy of management. The four functions of management—planning, organizing, leading and controlling - are examined with respect to various management styles. Read more »
Study of the concepts and problems concerned with the flow of goods and services to the consumer. An analysis will be made of the following: Marketing functions, wholesale and retail institutions, and internal and external factors affecting activities. Read more »
Introduction to basic economic theory, with emphasis placed on decision making by individual units such as households, firms, or industries and with individual markets for final goods and resources. Prerequisite: Sophomore status or permission of instructor Read more »
Introduction to basic economic theory, with emphasis on the economy as a whole. An examination of major aggregates such as households, businesses, and government sectors and measures of the total economy. Read more »
In addition, two more 3- or 4-credit hour BUAD courses are required for a business administration minor.
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We have the chance to help less fortunate people file their taxes through the VITA program, and it's great experience, too.
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