Business Administration (BUAD)

BUAD 2305  Business Statistics I  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Descriptive and inferential statistical techniques for business and economic decision making. Topics include the collection, description, analysis, and summarization of data; probability; discrete and continuous random variables; the binomial and normal distributions; sampling distributions; tests of hypotheses; estimation and confidence intervals; linear regression; and correlation analysis. Statistical software is used to analyze data throughout the course.

Prerequisites: MATH 1324 or MATH 1314, BUAD 2310, and CISA 1305 (for CISA majors: CSCI 1336 or 1337) must be completed first.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

BUAD 2310  Quantitative Skills-Business  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

This course is designed to give students a business-oriented review of the basic computational math skills and a working knowledge of its mathematical applications and procedures. The course focuses on the quantitative and analytical methods in the context of a practical business applications to enhance essential problem-solving skills of business students. This course will provide students with solid preparation and foundation for going on to courses and careers in accounting, marketing, retailing, banking, finance, and business administration. Formerly BUAD 3301.

Prerequisites: MATH 1324 or MATH 1314

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

BUAD 3101  Jaguar Tracks III: Business  
Credit: 1 (1-0-0)
  

The focus of this course is discovering students' place in a business disciplinary discussion where students will demonstrate knowledge of discipline-specific academic resources, develop major issues within the business discipline, and become active members of the community within the discipline. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing; UNIV 2101 or Junior standing; enrollment in Management and Marketing, Accounting and Finance, or Computing and Cyber Security departments.

Restrictions: Enrollment limited to students with a semester level of Junior or Senior.

BUAD 3105  Professionalism in Business  
Credit: 1 (1-0-0)
  

Discussions and activities related to professionalism in a workplace setting. Topics will include professional codes of ethics, business etiquette, building and maintaining a professional reputation, and teamwork. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: BCOM 3304, successful completion of the business prerequisites.

Restrictions: Prerequisite: BCOM 3304.Graduate level students may not enroll.

BUAD 3110  Jaguar Business Consulting Lab  
Credit: 1 (0-1-0)
  

This course will provide the students an opportunity to work on the real work business problems. The students will apply the business knowledge and skillsets that they have learned from various business courses to tackle the business problems presented by business practitioners. Meets College of Business Experiential Learning Requirement.   TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: MKTG 3311, MGMT 3311, Completion of the College of Business prerequisites.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Repeat Status: Course may be repeated 1 time(s).

BUAD 3128  Internship in General Business  
Credit: 1 (0-0-1)
  

An off campus learning experience allowing the acquisition and application of general business skills in a professional workplace environment. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: Approval of the instructor, department chair, and College of Business Dean.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Repeat Status: Course may be repeated 1 time(s).

BUAD 3181  Service Learning in Business  
Credit: 1 (0-0-1)
  

Students will complete an off-campus project and apply business skills in a volunteer work setting. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: Approval of instructor and successful completion of the business prerequisites.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Repeat Status: Course may be repeated 1 time(s).

BUAD 3182  Business Study Abroad  
Credit: 1 (1-0-0)
  

These trips will include formal participation in an organized (TAMUSA or other) study abroad program in any academic area. Students will have the opportunity to interact in the global business community on a variety of levels: business transactions, travel arrangements, and interactions with residents of the host country. Students will complete reflection assignments to apply business concepts to their international experience. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: Approval of instructor.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

BUAD 3191  Spec Topic: Bus Exper Learning  
Credit: 1 (1-0-0)
  

In this course, students will complete an experiential based learning project designed to complement courses within the College of Business. Students will apply and develop business skills. Co-requisites may apply. May be repeated with different topics as needed and approved. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: Approval of instructor and successful completion of the business prerequisites.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Repeat Status: Course may be repeated 1 time(s).

BUAD 3192  Business Research Experience  
Credit: 1 (0-0-1)
  

Guided student research in business. Students will explore and analyze a topic in depth and present their findings to members of the university community. May be repeated with different topics as needed and approved. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: Approval of instructor and successful completion of the business prerequisites.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Repeat Status: Course may be repeated 1 time(s).

BUAD 3193  Business Speech  
Credit: 1 (1-0-0)
  

Experiential learning course serving as a practicum for Business Speech presentations.

Prerequisites: SPCH 1315, BCOM 3304 TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

BUAD 3228  Internship in General Business  
Credits: 2 (2-0-0)
  

An off-campus learning experience allowing the acquisition and application of General Business skills in an actual work setting. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: Approval of the instructor, department chair, and College of Business Dean.

Restrictions:

Repeat Status: Course may be repeated 1 time(s).

BUAD 3281  Service Learning in Business  
Credits: 2 (2-0-0)
  

Students will complete an off-campus project and apply business skills in a volunteer work setting. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: Approval of instructor and successful completion of the business prerequisites.

Restrictions:

Repeat Status: Course may be repeated 1 time(s).

BUAD 3291  Special Topics in Business Experiential Learning  
Credits: 2 (2-0-0)
  

In this course, students will complete an experiential based learning project designed to complement courses within the College of Business. Students will apply and develop business skills. May be repeated with different topics as needed and approved. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: Approval of instructor and successful completion of the business prerequisites.

Restrictions:

Repeat Status: Course may be repeated 1 time(s).

BUAD 3309  Intro Fed Indivdual Income Tax  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

This class is designed to improve your understanding of and skill on how to file the federal income tax return. You will gain knowledge on federal income tax law and know how to prepare your own income tax return. Eventually, you will have an opportunity to become a volunteer at the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program in San Antonio to help these low-income families to receive the free tax preparation service. This course requires a passing score on a comprehensive test at completion.

Prerequisites: ACCT 3301 or ACCT 3302,
Corequisites: BUAD 4191. Cross-listed with ACCT 3309. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

BUAD 3311  Business and Society  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

This course is designed to help explore common ethical dilemmas in business and to develop appropriate decision frameworks to deal with these issues. Topics include global action in ill-defined and contrasting ethical environments, corporate social responsibility, business and external stakeholder issues (e.g., responsiveness to customers, natural environment and sustainability, influence on public policy), and business and internal stakeholder issues (e.g., employee safety, diversity, affirmative action). TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

BUAD 3328  Internship in General Business  
Credits: 3 (0-0-3)
  

An off campus learning experience allowing the acquisition and application of general business skills in a professional workplace environment. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: Approval of the instructor, department chair, and College of Business Dean.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

BUAD 3360  Business Statistics II  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

This course is a continuation of Business Statistics I. This series explores descriptive and inferential statistical techniques for business and economic decision making. Building on the concepts and applications learned in BUAD 2305, this course focuses on statistical concepts including, but not limited to, hypothesis testing, goodness-of-fit, tests of independence, analysis of variance (ANOVA), linear and multiple regression, and time series.

Prerequisites: BUAD 2305 with a grade of ‘C’ or better.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

BUAD 3381  Service Learning in Business  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Students will complete an off-campus project and apply business skills in a volunteer work setting. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: Approval of instructor and successful completion of the business prerequisites.

Restrictions:

Repeat Status: Course may be repeated 1 time(s).

BUAD 3391  Special Topics in Business Experiential Learning  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

In this course, students will complete an experiential based learning project designed to complement courses within the College of Business. Students will apply and develop business skills. May be repeated with different topics as needed and approved. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: Approval of instructor and successful completion of the business prerequisites.

Restrictions:

Repeat Status: Course may be repeated 1 time(s).

BUAD 3392  Spec Topics in Business Admin  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Special studies in business administration. May be repeated with different topics as needed and approved. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: Completion of College of Business prerequisites.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Repeat Status: Course may be repeated 2 time(s).

BUAD 4101  Jaguar Tracks IV: Business  
Credit: 1 (1-0-0)
  

The focus of this course is discovering students' place in a professional field where students will demonstrate knowledge of professional expectations and resources, demonstrate growth over their university experience, and become active members in their profession. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: Senior standing; UNIV 3101 or BUAD 3101 or Senior standing; Enrollment in Management and Marketing, Accounting and Finance, or Computing and Cyber Security departments.

Restrictions: Enrollment limited to students with a semester level of Senior.

BUAD 4129  Co-operative Bus Experience  
Credit: 1 (0-0-1)
  

An off-campus learning experience allowing the acquisition and application of general business skills in a professional workplace environment. Co-op employers partner with the College of Business to design appropriate learning experiences. Application required. May be repeated with different topics as needed and approved. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: BUAD 3105, approval of instructor, department chair, and College of Business Dean.

Restrictions: Prerequisite: BUAD 3105.Graduate level students may not enroll.

Repeat Status: Course may be repeated 1 time(s).

BUAD 4170  Business Capstone Lab  
Credit: 1 (1-0-0)
  

This class draws together all of the student’s previous coursework in business, demonstrating how all functional areas of business are interrelated, and work together for organizational effectiveness. This class helps prepare students for the College of Business exit exams, and includes the administration of those exams.

Corequisites: MGMT 4370, and must be taken in the final semester before graduation. Department approval/permission required. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Restrictions: Enrollment limited to students with a semester level of Senior.Graduate level students may not enroll.

BUAD 4181  Adv Business Service Learning  
Credit: 1 (0-0-1)
  

Students will complete an off-campus project and apply advanced business skills in a volunteer work setting. May be repeated with different topics as needed and approved. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: BUAD 3181 and approval of instructor.

Restrictions: Prerequisite: BUAD 3181.Graduate level students may not enroll.

Repeat Status: Course may be repeated 1 time(s).

BUAD 4191  Exprntl Learning-Income Tax  
Credit: 1 (0-0-1)
  

This class is an experiential class designed to enhance your understanding on federal income tax preparation process and become a volunteer at the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program in San Antonio to help these low income families to receive the free tax preparation service. In the class, we will cover the topics of ethics and review federal income tax law along with the electronic filing process. You will be required to volunteer at least three hours per week in one of the VITA programs in San Antonio or with some exception on the approved Accounting Firms. This course requires a passing score on a comprehensive test and the Standards of Conduct Exam before students can start their volunteer hours at VITA.

Prerequisites: ACCT 3301 or ACCT 3302.
Corequisites: BUAD3309. Cross-listed with ACCT 4191. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

BUAD 4192  Adv Bus Research Experience  
Credit: 1 (0-0-1)
  

Guided student research in business, culminating in the presentation of the research project at a professional conference or other appropriate venue. May be repeated with different topics as needed and approved. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: Approval of instructor and successful completion of the College of Business prerequisites.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Repeat Status: Course may be repeated 1 time(s).

BUAD 4229  Co-operative Bus Experience  
Credits: 2 (2-0-0)
  

In this course, students will complete an experiential based learning project designed to complement courses within the College of Business. Students will apply and develop business skills. May be repeated with different topics as needed and approved. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: Approval of instructor and successful completion of the business prerequisites.

Restrictions: Prerequisite: BUAD 3105.

Repeat Status: Course may be repeated 1 time(s).

BUAD 4329  Co-operative Bus Experience  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

An off-campus learning experience allowing the acquisition and application of general business skills in a professional workplace environment. Co-op employers partner with the College of Business to design appropriate learning experiences. Application required. May be repeated with different topics as needed and approved. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: BUAD 3105, approval of instructor, department chair, and College of Business Dean.

Restrictions: Prerequisite: BUAD 3105.

Repeat Status: Course may be repeated 1 time(s).