B A-BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (B A)

B A 104. Introduction to Business

3 Credits

Survey and integration of functions in business organizations within their social and economic environment. Community Colleges only.

B A 105. Special Topics

1-3 Credits

Current topics in business and economics.

B A 202. Small Business Enterprise

3 Credits

Appraisal of business functions within the framework of a small business organization.

B A 291. Business Administration and Economics Internship and Cooperative Education I

1-3 Credits

Introduction and applications of the principles of business administration and economics. Registration in one course allowed per co-op work phase; a minimum of 12 work weeks is required. Open only to students in the College of Business. Option of S/U or a grade. The amount of academic credit (1-3 cr.) will be determined by the academic experience, and not by the work experience.

B A 305. Leadership Training for COB Ambassadors

1 Credit

Leadership development for volunteers serving as COB student ambassadors, focusing on COB undergraduate business degree programs, NMSU student services, public speaking and public relations.

B A 391. Business Administration and Economics Internship and Cooperative Education II

1-3 Credits

Applications of the principles of business administration and economics. Registration in one course allowed per co-op work phase; a minimum of 12 work weeks is required. Open only to students in the College of Business. Option of S/U or a grade. The amount of academic credit (1-3 cr.) will be determined by the academic experience and not by the work experience.

B A 490. Selected Topics

3 Credits

Prerequisites vary according to the seminar being offered.

B A 498. Independent Study

1-3 Credits

Individual studies directed by consenting faculty with the prior approval of the department head. A maximum of 3 credits may be earned.

Prerequisite: junior or above standing and consent of instructor.

B A 500. Macroeconomic Essentials

1 Credit

Macroeconomic theory and public policy, national income concepts, unemployment, inflation, economic growth and international payment problems. Restricted to: MBA Major majors majors.

B A 501. Quantitative Tools for the MBA

1 Credit

An overview of critical topics in math and statistics that will provide a quantitative foundation for students entering the Master of Business Administration program. Admission to the MBA program.

B A 550. Special Topics

3 Credits

Interdisciplinary seminar in selected current business topics.

Prerequisite(s): Prerequisites vary according to the seminar being offered.

B A 590. Professional Paper/Presentation

3 Credits

Paper written in close coordination with sponsoring professor and presented near the end of the student's final semester in the M.B.A. program. The paper will consist of a professional business report, a case study of a business or organization or a research report. Restricted to: MBA majors.

Prerequisite(s): Minimum of 3.0 average in: ACCT 503, BLAW 502, FIN 503, and MKTG 503 or AEEC 551.

B A 598. Special Research Programs

1-3 Credits

Individual investigations either analytical or experimental. A maximum of 3 credits may be earned.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

B A 599. Master's Thesis

15 Credits

Thesis.