Bachelor's in Business Degree Completion Program

Courses

Intro/online Strategy Course

This course will provide an overview of the content and practical skills necessary for completion in the program. It includes an orientation for learning and learning management system. Also included will be introduction to MNU's School of Business and it's programs, APA tutorial and other skills and tools to help ensure student success in this program. There is no credit hour attached to this course and there is no cost to you for completing it. Completion is required before starting the OBBA program. The MNU Admissions team will monitor the completion of this orientation course before starting the program. A certificate of completion is awarded upon completion.

Pre-requisite Courses

These courses may be transferred in from a regionally accredited school or taken through MNU. If you do not transfer these courses, they may be taken simultaneously while doing the OBBA program. These courses are pre-requisite for other BBA courses and must be completed before taking the nine hour Strategic Management capstone experience.

This course involves a study of functions and properties of functions using modeling and analysis of data. The types of functions to be studied include linear, exponential, logarithmic, quadratic, power, polynomial and rational. This course is a pre-requisite for Business Statistics.

A study of the language of business and how accounting communicates useful information through general-purpose financial statements to people outside the business entity. This course is a pre-requisite for Business Finance.

A course that studies the allocation of scarce resources in a competitive, free enterprise environment. Emphasis is placed on the ways economic problems should be solved by society. The MNU Admissions team will monitor the completion of this orientation course before starting the program. A certificate of completion is awarded upon completion. This is a pre-requisite for Strategic Management.

Lower-division Courses

These courses may be transferred in from a regionally accredited school or taken through MNU.

A study of human relations and adjustments in the business organization. This course deals with problems such as proper placement of individuals on the job, methods of motivation, supervision, discipline and promotion.

The continued study of basic accounting concepts with emphasis placed on specific accounting information needed by management to support day-to-day and long term operations.

A middle-management (supervisory) approach to the study of marketing as it relates to the concepts of product, place, promotion and price.

This course, in conjunction with Principles of Macroeconomics, places emphasis on the study of the ways economic problems should be solved by individual economic units including consumers and industry. It includes supply and demand, consumer choice, firm behavior, types of market structure and pricing.

Upper-division Core Courses

These courses must be taken at MNU to meet the residency requirement for graduation.

This course develops conceptual models for improving the clarity and consistency of ethical judgment in business settings. A portion of the course will consider decision making skills and integrate them with ethical frameworks utilizing case analysis.

This course focuses on the knowledge and application of behavioral science theories and concepts useful in organizations with special emphasis on group functions. Specifically, the mechanisms that organizations and managers use to respond to and initiate change in internal and external environments. Students will examine specific business processes from the perspective of problem solving, intervention theory, decision making, organizational culture and power strategies.

This course examines managerial finance and the environment in which financial decisions are required. This course emphasizes theories, concepts tools, and techniques that assist managers to make reasonable decisions and how decisions can affect short-term vs. long-term organizational health. This course also reviews how decisions can impact the various stakeholders of organizations.

This course offers a study of the legal environment of business with an overview of the general nature of law, the legal system, and the collection of laws that influence the behavior and conduct of commercial activity. Emphasis is placed on contract law.

This course focuses on decision making and controlling the allocations of personnel, materials and machine utilization in manufacturing/service environments. Handling of materials, inventory, purchasing and quality control are addressed. Students are exposed to procedures used to set standards and develop skills in estimating and forecasting.

This course introduces the development of analytical and quantitative concepts needed for management applications. This course is designed to prepare students to understand and communicate quantitative and statistical applications in a business environment.

This course is an introduction to information systems and how it is used to create value and to better achieve an organization’s objectives. This course is designed to cover foundational concepts and terms as well as new developments in the field of information systems. It also examines the ethical and social issues triggered by the use of computer information systems in a global society. This course develops an understanding of the increased concern over information security and privacy.

This course focuses on different aspects of business in the global environment. The complexities of operating in an interconnected economic environment will be examined. The challenges of multinational and international business issues will be discussed, as will the impact of uncontrollable environmental factors on the various functional areas of the firm.

This course focuses on the strategic decisions and planning processes that shape the future of an organization. Students utilize techniques for defining the basic purpose and objectives of an enterprise, analyzing competitors and industries and matching organizational strengths with environmental opportunities. This course also emphasizes developing structures and systems that recognize, reinforce and reward strong ethical behavior.

Building on information presented and mastered throughout the program, students will apply, through case study and business simulation, the theories of effective strategic and tactical management of a company.

Building on information presented and mastered throughout the program, students will apply, through case study and business simulation, the theories of effective strategic and tactical management of a company.

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