BGEN - Business: General


BGEN 105. Introduction to Business. 3 Credits. (2 Lec,1 Rct) F

Offered by Gallatin College. This course provides an overview of business from a broad perspective. Topics covered include business ownership, free enterprise, management, human resources, marketing, finance, and accounting and data systems.

BGEN 194US. Seminar. 3 Credits. (3 Sem) F

Introduction to business concepts, careers, and the culture of professionalism. This freshman seminar introduces students to the principal areas of business including accounting, finance, management, and marketing, while emphasizing ethics, written and oral communication, teamwork, and critical thinking skills.

BGEN 204. Business Fundamentals. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F,S

Explores the application of business principles and functions including forms of business ownership, management and leadership, marketing, finance, accounting, economics, and social responsibility. Intended for students transferring into the College of Business and non-majors interested in business.

BGEN 235. Business Law. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) S

The course will emphasize business ethics, contracts, and employment obligations, including sales, agency, and tort law. The course content will help business leaders make informed decisions based on the philosophical, legal, and historical aspects of the regulatory environment.

BGEN 242D. Intro to Int'l Business. 3 Credits. (3 Rct) F,S

Introduces topics of globalization: differences in political economies, culture, legal systems, and ethical standards; international trade laws; issues in foreign direct investment trade alliances; global economic, financial, marketing, and human resource challenges; and organizational and strategic issues for international business.

BGEN 245D. Cultural Dimensions of International Business. 3 Credits. (3 Rct) On Demand

The course will help students recognize the importance cultural differences play in conducting international business transactions. They will analyze the nature and impact of some common problems resulting from not understanding how to deal appropriately with cultural differences.

BGEN 302. Career Perspectives. 1 Credit. (1 Lec) F,S,Su

PREREQUISITE: Business major and BMGT 205. This highly interactive course helps students manage their career planning for business-related fields with an emphasis on pro-active career exploration and planning. Topics include self-assessment, researching career information, understanding the job search process, interviewing skills, and professionalism.

BGEN 303. Professional Coaching Clinic. 1 Credit. (1 Sem) F,S

PREREQUISITES: Business major, BMGT 205 and consent of instructor. The mission of this course is to create in business students a passion for achieving professional excellence in career pursuits. Students work one-on-one with a coach to identify their strengths, weaknesses, competencies, interests, and personal and professional aspirations. May be taken instead of BGEN 302.

BGEN 361. Principles of Business Law. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F,S,Su

PREREQUISITE: Junior standing. Concentration on aspects of contract law and Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code. Survey of the American legal system, business ethics, and the law of torts, employment, agency, and business organizations.

BGEN 468. Contemporary Issues in Business Ethics. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) On Demand

PREREQUISITE: Senior standing or permission of the instructor. For business majors: formal admission to the College of Business. The relationship between business and society in the social, ethical and natural environment. A focus on issues of business responsibility and ethics with emphasis on practical business problems of leadership and accountability.

BGEN 472. Legal and Social Framework of Business Regulation. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) On Demand

PREREQUISITE: BGEN 361 or consent of instructor. For business majors: formal admission to the College of Business. Study of legal and social basis for government regulation of business. Topics include environmental regulation, employment and labor law, securities regulation, antitrust, and international trade. Students research and make class presentation on regulatory issues.

BGEN 499. Senior Thesis/Capstone: Strategy Seminar. 4 Credits. (1 Lec, 3 Sem) F,S,Su

PREREQUISITE: Senior standing, formal admission to the College of Business, and completion of BMGT 335, BMIS 311, BMGT 322, BMKT 325, BFIN 322, and BGEN 361. This course is taken the last semester prior to graduation. Explores how firms achieve competitive advantage in the context of single and multi-business firms using the tools of strategic analysis.