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Undergraduate Bulletin 2007-2008
 
Bulletin Homepage |School of Business | Special Courses in Business

Special Courses in Business

Students interested in independent study in business (B Bus 495 and B Bus 496) should contact the Office of Student Services in the School of Business (BA-361) for application forms and requirements.

B Bus 200 Selected Topics in Business (3)

This course is devoted to selected topics in business, strategic management, career management, and/or organizational behavior. This course may not be repeated for credit, nor does it yield liberal arts and sciences credit. Not open to freshmen. Prerequisite(s): A Psy 101 or Z, A Soc 115Z, or 3 credits of economics. Will not be offered in 2007-2008.

B Bus 250 Business in Society (3)

This course examines economic value systems and structures and their impact on society. Business fundamentals are examined particularly as they relate to the development of American cultural values. The course will also analyze the relationship between literature, philosophy, sociology, psychology and successful business practices. Does not yield credit toward the Accounting or Business Administration majors. Prerequisite(s): A Ant 108 or Z or A Psy 101 or Z or A Soc 115 or Z. Will not be offered in 2007-2008.

B Bus 300 Accounting and Communications (1)

Theory, principles, and practices of effective written communications: correspondence, formal and informal reports, business memos, and letters. This course provides individual assessment with regard to how students might improve their written communications skills to meet the standards required by the accounting profession. Prerequisite(s): Junior standing in the accounting major.

B Bus 398 Business Consulting Services (1–3)

Classroom instruction on the practical aspects of computing on the personal, network and mainframe computer environment, including word processing, data communications, networking and various operating systems. Training is followed by continuing consulting work experience in the public user rooms. Work schedules are determined on an individual basis during the first two weeks of class. May be repeated for a total of six (6) credits. Does not yield liberal arts and sciences credit toward graduation. Not open to accounting majors. Prerequisite(s): permission of instructor, junior status, and School of Business major. S/U graded. Will not be offered in 2007-2008.

B Bus 495Q Independent Study in Business I (1–3)

Individual study plan in a selected area as approved by the instructor and the dean in conference with the student. Written and oral progress reports required. Prerequisite(s): Open only to qualified students who have senior status in the School of Business. May not be repeated for credit. May not be used in the concentration. An application must be filed through the Office of Student Services, BA-361A. Open only to students with senior status. S/U graded.

B Bus 496Q Independent Study in Business II (1–3)

Advanced or expanded individual study plan in a selected area as approved by the instructor and the dean in conference with the student. Written and oral progress reports required. Prerequisite(s): B Bus 495Q. May not be repeated for credit. May not be used in the concentration. An application must be filed with the Office of Student Services. BA-361A. Open only to students with senior status. S/U graded.

B Bus 497 Internship in Business I (1-3)

Internships involving off-campus participation in the work of an agency, institution, or corporate body other than the University, with collateral academic study. Prerequisite(s): Contingent on the approval of a University at Albany School of Business full-time instructor willing to supervise the study and evaluate on-site reports of the student’s progress. Approval of the Undergraduate Affairs Committee also required. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00. Open only to School of Business majors with a minimum of 75 completed degree credits who have completed the 300-level foundations courses. S/U graded.

B Bus 498 Internship in Business II (1-3)

Internships involving off-campus participation in the work of an agency, institution, or corporate body other than the University, with collateral academic study. Prerequisite(s): Contingent on the approval of a University at Albany School of Business full-time instructor willing to supervise the study and evaluate on-site reports of the student’s progress. Approval of the Undergraduate Affairs Committee is also required. Minimum cumulative GPA requirement is 3.00. Open only to School of Business majors with a minimum of 75 completed degree credits. Internship experience must be different from that of B Bus 497. S/U graded.