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Course Codes:

ACCT = Accounting

BUS = Business

CIS = Computer Information Systems

ECON = Economics

MGMT = Management

TMGMT = Tribal Management

CIS 102|Introduction to Information Processing|1 Credit

This course will develop the student’s basic knowledge of current Microsoft office application software. The students will learn proper procedures for creating documents, workbooks, databases, and presentations suitable for course work, professional purposes, and personal use. Software applications include Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint presentation graphics.
Prerequisite: ENG 101 or Instructor Permission

ACCT 203|Financial Accounting|3 Credits

The study of the theories of accounting valuation, their effect on the financial condition of a business and the analysis and presentation of the financial data in the journal, ledger and financial statements according to GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles).
Prerequisites: MATH 101, ENG 101

ACCT 204|Managerial Accounting|1 Credit

A study of partnership and corporate capital structures and related reporting requirements. This course also develops a framework for the decision-making processes of management by presenting cash flow statements, the ratios used in the analysis of financial statements, and the basic principles of accounting in manufacturing.
Prerequisites: MATH 101, ENG 101, ACCT 201

BUS 210|Business Calculus|5 Credits

A one-semester course covering techniques, methods and applications of differential and integral calculus. This course deals with calculus and its applications, especially those applications concerned with business and social sciences. Topics to be discussed will include: differentiation and antidifferentiation of algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic functions; applications of differentiation and integration; and functions of two variables. Topics will be approached using the “rule of four” (algebraically, numerically, graphically, words).
Prerequisite: MATH 101

BUS 232|Business/Technical Writing|3 Credits

Provides an opportunity to improve written business and technical writing. Practice will be given in creating letters, proposals, memorandums, and related technical documents.
Prerequisites: ENG 101, CIS 250, and ENG 102

CIS 250|Advanced Business Applications for Microcomputers|1 Credit

Advanced Business Applications for MicrocomputersThis course will extend the student’s basic knowledge of current Microsoft office application software. The students will learn proper procedures for creating more advanced documents, workbooks, databases, and presentations suitable for course work, professional purposes, and personal use. Software applications include advanced applications in Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint presentation graphics.
Prerequisite: CIS 102

ECON 201|Principles of Microeconomics|1 Credit

This course provides an overview of the role of markets and prices in the allocation and distribution of goods and services. Economics is the study of how society allocates scarce resources. Microeconomics is the study of the behavior of households and firms, whose collective decisions determine how resources are allocated in a free market economy. This course will introduce the analytical tools of microeconomics and provide an understanding of how they apply in “real” world situations.
Prerequisite: MATH 101

ECON 202|Principles of Macroeconomics|1 Credit

This course is an introduction to the study of the economy as a whole and provides an analysis of the structure and functioning of the national economy. Issues covered include the analysis of national income determination, inflation and unemployment, banking, monetary and fiscal policy, and aggregate economic growth, from a variety of macroeconomic perspectives.
Prerequisite: MATH 101

ACCT 302|Cost Accounting|1 Credit

The study of an accountant’s role in an organization and of the manager’s decisions based on cost accounting systems. Topics include cost-volume-profit relationships, job- and process-based costing, standard costs, master and flexible budgets, performance evaluation, and differential and capital investment analysis.
Prerequisites: MATH 101, ENG 101, ACCT 201, ACCT 202

BUS 301|Legal Environment of Business I|1 Credit

This introduces students to the law and its sources, business ethics and corporate social responsibility, contract and tort law, and other general legal principles applicable in a business environment.
Prerequisite: Junior / Senior level standing

BUS 311|Legal Environment of Business II|3 Credits

This course interfaces with materials covered in Legal Environment of Business I. The student will learn to integrate laws and regulations with their knowledge of business management and practices. Emphasis will be placed on commercial transactions, including secured transactions in native communities. Students will learn to analyze marketing strategies and legal risk in Indian, nation, and global business environments.
Prerequisite: BUS 301

BUS 320|Business Statistics|4 Credits

An introduction to statistical inference techniques with emphasis on the application of these techniques to decision-making in a firm. Topics include probability theory, random variables, probability distribution functions, estimation, test of hypothesis, regression, correlation, and introduction to statistical process control.
Prerequisite: BUS 210

BUS 321|Principles of Marketing|3 Credits

In-depth study and research of the basic principles underlying marketing practices in the modern business environment.
Prerequisites: ACCT 201, ACCT 202, AND MGMT 301

MGMT 301|Management and Organizational Behavior|3 Credits

This course serves as an introduction to the study of individual and group behavior within the context of an organization in order to develop the student’s potential for becoming an effective organization member and manager of people. Experiential learning methods are utilized to actively involve the student. A wide variety of topics and theories may be covered to include motivation, leadership, ethics, job design, group dynamics, and formal organizational structure and process.
Prerequisites: BUS 251 or PSYC 101 or SOC 101 and Junior level standing.

MGMT 311|Human Resources Management|3 Credits

This course introduces students to the process of personnel selection (hiring and training of employees), testing, and employment practices in business management. It also includes modern methods of selection and assessment of employees, solving personnel problems, and applying management principles to the work place.
Prerequisite: Junior level standing

TMGMT 321|Indian Law and Legislation|3 Credits

Students are introduced to federal Indian policy through United States Supreme Court decisions and federal laws that affect American Indian nations and individuals. Students study federal case law that both recognizes and impairs Indian Nation sovereignty.
Prerequisites: Junior Level and TMGMT 201 and AIS 101

TMGMT 325|Indian Law and Legislation II|3 Credits

This course builds on student understanding of federal law impacting American Indian nations and individuals covered in Indian Law and Legislation I. This course presents federal statutes and Supreme Court decisions with direct and specific impact on individual and nation-owned businesses and economic development in Indian communities. The relationship between the strength of Indian nation governance and economic development is analyzed and students are provided with an overview of trends in federal and international treatment of Indigenous Peoples and their communities.
Prerequisites: Junior Level and TMGMT 321

BUS 401|Financial Management|3 Credits

This course presents students at with an introduction to fundamental financial principles such as risk and return relationships, domestic securities markets, time value of money, security valuation, capital budgeting, capital structure, and working capital management. After completing the course, students will be able to perform basic analyses of financial statements, solve time value of money problems, value traditional debt and equity securities, estimate costs of long and short term capital components, and analyze projects using capital budgeting techniques. Students will understand the integration of basic financial concepts into accounting, management, marketing, and other business areas. This course serves as a foundation for advanced work in finance.
Possible prerequisite listed here.

BUS 411|International Business|3 Credits

A study of the legal, financial, marketing, cultural policies, and governmental structures found in operating multi-nation corporations (businesses) in an international (global) environment. Topics explored will be international trade, foreign investment, marketing in a global market, the process of internationalizing business, selecting the business model for your export business, and government intervention.
Prerequisites: BUS 321 AND BUS 311

BUS 451|Business Policy|3 Credits

This course is a study of strategy and a framework for evaluating case studies as a capstone course for graduating business students. This course will allow students to use their knowledge base to evaluate case studies and expand their capacity and capability to make right strategic decisions and actions in creating and maintaining a sustainable competitive advantage for any organization.
Prerequisite: BUS 401

MGMT 401|Production and Operations Management|3 Credits

This course examines operations and production strategy in manufacturing, service, and public organizations. Themes include the relation between productivity and competitiveness, and the role of operations in acquiring competitive advantage by adding value through productivity, quality, flexibility, timeliness, and technology. This course will introduce quantitative methods to support business decision processes.
Prerequisites: ECON 201, ACCT 202, CIS 250, BUS 320, and MGMT 301

TMGMT 410|Tribal Resources and Economic Development|3 Credits

This course is designed as a practical application to enhance the students analytic and decision-making skills in the context of current economic issues confronting their tribe and the larger Indian society. Students will analyze and study the traditional economic systems of their specific tribes and the broader group of indigenous people in order to compare modern tribal and western economic systems and concepts within a cultural, legal, and historical context. Students will explore new visions for the tribe from the students’ perspectives building on the values framework, economic concepts, historical context and current situation in order to create a Vision Plan for economic development.
Prerequisites: Instructor Permission and ECON 201

Contact & Info

Haskell Indian
Nations University
Attn: Business School
155 Indian Ave
Box #5014
Lawrence, KS

Phone Icon 785-749-8402
Fax: 785-832-6604

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The School of Business
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