Offered by Department of Economics
College of Business and Technology

BSAD Courses

BSAD 100 - Exploring Business - 1 hour
Prereq: none
The goal of this course is to help the student make a successful transition from high school to the College of Business and Technology by providing the opportunity to explore the various business disciplines and associated campus and career opportunities. The student will be asked to take an active involvement in academic issues and topics such as the facilities and offerings provided by the College of Business and Technology, requirements for successful course and program completion, and the values and skills that lead to professional and personal success.
BSAD 115 - Introduction to Business - 3 hours
Prereq: none
This course provides an overview of business concepts including entrepreneurship, government and business, international business, financial concepts, and economic issues. Students are provided with an integrated and practical approach to current business practices in all functional areas of business. Sp.
BSAD 188GS - General Studies Portal - 3 hours
Prereq: freshman or sophomore standing
Students analyze critical issues confronting individuals and society in a global context as they pertain to the discipline in which the Portal course is taught. The Portal is intended to help students succeed in their university education by being mentored in process of thinking critically about important ideas and articulating their own conclusions. Students may take the Portal in any discipline, irrespective of their major or minor. Satisfies the General Studies Portal course requirement. Students may take their Portal course in any discipline. Students who transfer 24 or more hours of General Studies credit to UNK are exempt from taking a portal course.
BSAD 295 - Business Communications - 3 hours
Prereq: ENG 101* (or equivalent) or English ACT score of 29 or above
Current trends in written and oral business communications are covered in this course. Students will learn strategies for developing effective written communications including business letters, e-mail messages, memos, reports, and proposals. Oral communications skills including working in teams, listening, and nonverbal communications are discussed. Techniques for giving effective oral presentations are a part of the course. F, Sp.
BSAD 400 - Professional Readiness - 1 hour
Prereq: Junior or Senior standing AND Business Administration or Agribusiness Major
The goal of this course is to help the student make a successful transition from the College of Business & Technology to future professional success. The student will be required to complete the Major Field Test, EBI survey, and other assessments to determine accomplishment of designated learning goals. Students will also be expected to take an active involvement in activities designed to further enhance professional readiness and help establish positive future connections with the College and business communities.
BSAD 499 - Special Problems in Business - 1-3 hours
Prereq: permission of instructor
Independent investigations of business problems. Topics to be investigated may be tailored to meet the needs of the student. A case study course designed (1) to integrate the knowledge acquired in other courses in business administration, and (2) to emphasize analysis and decision-making. Must be approved by Department Chair. F, Sp.

* This course is the immediate prerequisite. Other preparation is required prior to this immediate prerequisite.

2 Feb 2016