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Course ID:BUSN 3000. 3 hours.
Course Title:Applied Statistics and Data Analysis for Business
Course
Description:
Analysis of business data through appropriate statistical techniques and software. Develop aptitude for data modeling through data exploration and visualization. Apply proper sampling methods to minimize bias associated with sampling. Employ statistical inference as a tool for decision making. Utilize linear regression models and time series models to analyze and inform business decisions.
Athena Title:App Stat and Data Analy Bus
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in BUSN 3000E, BUSN 3000H, BUSN 3001
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BUSN 3000H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Applied Statistics and Data Analysis for Business (Honors)
Course
Description:
Analysis of business data through appropriate statistical techniques and software. Develop aptitude for data modeling through data exploration and visualization. Apply proper sampling methods to minimize bias associated with sampling. Employ statistical inference as a tool for decision making. Utilize linear regression models and time series models to analyze and inform business decisions.
Athena Title:App Stat and Data Analy Bus H
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in BUSN 3000, BUSN 3000E, BUSN 3001
Nontraditional Format:Honors Program students meet for additional break-out sessions.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BUSN 3000E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Applied Statistics and Data Analysis for Business
Course
Description:
Analysis of business data through appropriate statistical techniques and software. Develop aptitude for data modeling through data exploration and visualization. Apply proper sampling methods to minimize bias associated with sampling. Employ statistical inference as a tool for decision making. Utilize linear regression models and time series models to analyze and inform business decisions.
Athena Title:App Stat and Data Analy Bus
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in BUSN 3000, BUSN 3000H, BUSN 3001
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BUSN 3001. 3 hours.
Course Title:Applied Statistics and Data Analysis for Business
Course
Description:
Analysis of business data through appropriate statistical techniques and software. Develop aptitude for data modeling through data exploration and visualization. Apply proper sampling methods to minimize bias associated with sampling. Employ statistical inference as a tool for decision making. Utilize linear regression models and time series models to analyze and inform business decisions. For non-Terry College of Business students.
Athena Title:App Stat and Data Analy Bus
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in BUSN 3000, BUSN 3000H, BUSN 3000E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BUSN 3700. 3 hours.
Course Title:Principles of FinTech
Course
Description:
An operational and strategic examination of financial institutions, intermediaries, and innovative startups in payments, digital and mobile banking, alternative lending ("alt-finance"), wealth management, and insurance ("insur-tech"). Also examines the practices, business and revenue models, regulatory issues, and competitive opportunities as well as the challenges and threats FinTech firms must address.
Athena Title:Principles of FinTech
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BUSN 4000E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Predictive Modeling and Optimization
Course
Description:
Focuses on calculus, statistical inference, predictive modeling, and optimization. Special attention will be given to the foundations of these topics and also to the modeling and application of these tools within all the functional areas of business.
Athena Title:Predictive Model Optimization
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in BUSN 4000
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:MSIT 3000 or MSIT 3000E or MSIT 3000H or BUSN 3000 or BUSN 3000E or BUSN 3000H
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BUSN 4000. 3 hours.
Course Title:Predictive Modeling and Optimization
Course
Description:
Focuses on calculus, statistical inference, predictive modeling, and optimization. Special attention will be given to the foundations of these topics and also to the modeling and application of these tools within all the functional areas of business.
Athena Title:Predictive Model Optimization
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in BUSN 4000E
Prerequisite:MSIT 3000 or MSIT 3000E or MSIT 3000H or BUSN 3000 or BUSN 3000E or BUSN 3000H
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BUSN 4400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Business, Systems, and Technology Innovation
Course
Description:
The three main types of innovation that raise capital productivity are business models, systems, and technology. Students will learn how these innovations interact and co-evolve as each participant in an industry seeks to find a combination that raises its capital productivity above its peers.
Athena Title:Bus Sys Tech Innovation
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BUSN 4650. 3 hours.
Course Title:Diversity in a Global Environment
Course
Description:
How to recognize, evaluate, and manage workplace diversity in a global environment. Students will examine how the complexities of primary dimensions of diversity operate within an organizational framework and understand what it means to manage diversity within organizations and in global business practices.
Athena Title:Diversity in a Global Environ
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BUSN 4800. 1 hour.
Course Title:Business Internship
Course
Description:
Practical and applied experience in business activities.
Athena Title:Business Internship
Nontraditional Format:This course does not meet formally and is focused on gaining practical and applied business experience. The course is intended for Terry College of Business majors whose business experiences do not meet the formal requirements of a department- level internship. Student experiences must be approved, via application, prior to the semester in which the student is enrolled in the course. The application requires the student to submit a job description which lists substantial responsibilities. Student must work at least 50 verifiable hours during the semester in which the student is enrolled.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:BUSN 4900. 3 hours.
Course Title:Communicating for Business Effectiveness
Course
Description:
Focuses on the practice of communication for students' success in their academic and professional careers. Specific communication skills will be practiced within the following contexts: public speaking/presentations, managing conflict, and business writing.
Athena Title:Comm for Business Effective
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in BUSN 4900E
Nontraditional Format:Students will attend class to practice oral presentation skills; to analyze interpersonal/team conflict scenarios in order to develop and deliver optimal response strategies; and to strengthen business writing skills for clarity, tone, impact, and brevity. Approximately 30% lecture/discussion and 70% in- class presentations, writing and interpersonal role-plays.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BUSN 4900E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Communicating for Business Effectiveness
Course
Description:
Focuses on the practice of communication for students' success in their academic and professional careers. Specific communication skills will be practiced within the following contexts: public speaking/presentations, managing conflict, and business writing.
Athena Title:Comm for Business Effective
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in BUSN 4900
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BUSN 4910E. 1 hour.
Course Title:Business Writing
Course
Description:
Provides students opportunities to obtain skills that lead to growth and success in business scenarios and beyond, including emails, application documents, memos, reports, and data stories. The hallmark of this course will be a skill-based learning environment focused on the practice of skills and content.
Athena Title:Business Writing
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:BUSN 4920E. 1 hour.
Course Title:Digital Literacies in Business
Course
Description:
Provides students opportunities to obtain skills that lead to growth and success in business scenarios and beyond, including evaluating and utilizing sources, leading business publications, online research, online conflict, creating a personal/professional brand, social media presence, and visual impact. The hallmark of this course will be a skill-based learning environment focused on the practice of skills and content.
Athena Title:Digital Literacies in Business
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:BUSN 4930E. 1 hour.
Course Title:Career Building Communication Strategies
Course
Description:
Provides students opportunities to obtain communication skills that lead to growth and success in business scenarios and beyond, including setting expectations and defining responsibilities; communication with mentors/supervisors; maintaining activity logs/learning journals; writing an internship report or year-end review; and ending well—changing jobs and relationship maintenance. The hallmark of this course will be a skill-based learning environment focused on the practice of skills and content.
Athena Title:Career Build Comm Strat
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:BUSN 5000. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Data Science for Business and Economics
Course
Description:
The modern world is awash in a seemingly unlimited amount of data. Harnessing this data for decisions starts with acquiring the raw information and ends with a report describing the outcome of some analysis. At each step, the analyst combines data with some ideas about how the world works to produce an output. A hands-on approach, with a focus on techniques of data preparation; descriptive, explanatory, and predictive analyses; and scientific communication.
Athena Title:Intro to Data Science for Busn
Prerequisite:BUSN 3000 or BUSN 3000E or BUSN 3000H
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BUSN 5001. 1-3 hours.
Course Title:Special Topics in Business
Course
Description:
Group study of selected topics from the field of business, such as leadership, ethics, diversity, or other areas of general business.
Athena Title:Special Topics in Business
Nontraditional Format:Group study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:BUSN 7100. 2-3 hours.
Course Title:Applied Business Statistics
Course
Description:
Fundamental statistical tools and their use in business and economics. Goal of course is to ensure that students can select appropriate statistical tools and apply them correctly. Topics include sampling distributions, estimation, hypothesis testing, inferences on two populations, and simple and multiple regression.
Athena Title:Applied Business Statistics
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BUSN 7500. 1.5-3 hours.
Course Title:Business Ethics
Course
Description:
An investigation of processes to resolve moral conflicts in business. Normative guidelines to be applied toward attaining common ground among those operating from different levels of moral reasoning.
Athena Title:BUS ETHICS
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in MARK 8500
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BUSN 7600. 3 hours.
Course Title:Business, Government, and the International Economy
Course
Description:
Examination of the tensions and interactions between politics and the economy on an international scale. While cases typically focus on one nation-state and its development, the overall aim is to better understand how business leaders operate within the larger context of international political economy. Thus, the course analyzes the roles of states, policymakers, corporations, managers, and international institutions in order to evaluate decision-making within certain sets of constraints.
Athena Title:Busn Govt and Intl Economy
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BUSN 7800. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Business Internship
Course
Description:
Students are permitted to enter businesses, governmental agencies, or other organizations for the purposes of obtaining practical and applied managerial experience. A paper describing and analyzing this experience is required.
Athena Title:BUSINESS INTERNSHIP
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in BUSN 8800
Nontraditional Format:This course is designed for graduate internship and does not meet formally.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:BUSN 7830S. 3 hours.
Course Title:Social Innovation Community Leadership – Service Learning Projects
Course
Description:
How to scope and manage a meaningful, business-related service leadership project for a local nonprofit community organization using MBA skillsets. The projects are designed to impact areas critical to the greater Athens community, situated in any of the following areas: education, health and well-being, arts and culture, economic development, and policy.
Athena Title:Social Innov Leadership Projct
Nontraditional Format:Course includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. The course uses service-learning as the primary pedagogical tool for teaching course objectives. Students will work on a comprehensive project(s) and may be required to send considerable time outside the classroom. Students will be engaged in the service-learning component for approximately 75-100% of overall instructional time.
Grading System:A/S (A-F or S/U)
       
Course ID:BUSN 7850. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:B Corporations and Social Impact Consulting
Course
Description:
Enable students to apply MBA coursework to a real-world consulting engagement, guiding businesses in measuring and scaling their impact across all stakeholders. To learn hands-on what a B Corp is, how they apply “business as a force for good” principles to their foundation, day-to-day decision making, and overall company DNA.
Athena Title:B Corp Consulting
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BUSN 7900. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Strategy Execution and Career Success
Course
Description:
Focuses on the practice of communication for first-year MBA students’ success in their academic and professional careers. Specific communication skills will be practiced within the following contexts: public speaking/presentations, managing conflict, and business writing. Instructor and peer coaching will be extensively utilized.
Athena Title:Strategy Ex and Career Success
Nontraditional Format:The course may be taught half semester or full semester.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BUSN 7990. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Business
Course
Description:
Directed study in special topics that are not available in scheduled courses.
Athena Title:Directed Study in Business
Nontraditional Format:Course schedule and meetings are arranged by student and faculty sponsor.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A/S (A-F or S/U)
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