Business Administration Minor

Requirements 18 hours
Business Administration Minor (18 hours)
ACCT 1310 Principles of Accounting I 3 hours
ECON 1530 Macroeconomic Principles or ECON 1540 Microeconomic Principles 3 hours

Four elective courses from the following (one of which must be at the 3000-level or 4000-level):

12 hours
ACCT 1310 Principles of Accounting I (3 hours)

This is an introduction to the basic accounting model and the framework for developing financial statements. The major focus is on the study of generally accepted accounting principles as they apply to the measurement of income and the presentation of a firm's financial position.
(Normally offered each semester.)

ECON 1530 Macroeconomic Principles (3 hours)

An examination of the macroeconomic theories, problems, and policies of the U.S. economy. Topics include supply and demand, a description of the main sectors of the economy, and the role of government in stabilizing the economy with monetary and fiscal policies.
(Normally offered each semester.)

Archway Curriculum: Foundational Literacies: Scientific Investigations: Social Science
Archway Curriculum: Integrative Core: Going Global Thread
ECON 1540 Microeconomic Principles (3 hours)

An examination of the microeconomic theories, problems, and policies of the U.S. economy. Topics include the theory of the firm, market structures, and current economic issues such as income distribution, antitrust policy, poverty, the farm problem, and international trade.
Prerequisite(s): ECON 1530 Macroeconomic Principles strongly recommended.
(Normally offered each semester.)

Archway Curriculum: Foundational Literacies: Scientific Investigations: Social Science
Archway Curriculum: Integrative Core: Power Thread
ECON 3350 Introductory Econometrics (3 hours)

This course offers an introduction to the methodology and estimation of econometric models. We will do basic econometrics analysis, including simple and multiple regression analysis, ordinary least squares, binary models, cross section and time series analysis, hypothesis testing, model selection and specification, and data problems.

Prerequisite(s): ECON 1530 Macroeconomic Principles or ECON 1540 Microeconomic Principles and BUSAD 2100/ECON 2100 Business and Economic Statistics or similar statistics class from another department.

THTRE 3160 Theatre Management (3 hours)

This speaking-instructive course provides an in depth look at all the aspects of starting and running a non-profit theatre from the ground up. The first part provides a survey of the field of arts administration and introduces nonprofit governance including incorporation, mission development, and roles and responsibilities of boards of directors. The second part examines the relationship between the arts and law, including contracts, license fees, copyrights, intellectual property, and royalties. The third part of the course provides the students with audience development techniques and fundraising models. Finally each student will be introduced to practical experience picking a season, timelines, establishing a budget, and getting the word out to the public in today's world. This course may be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or permission of instructor.
(Normally offered spring semesters.)

Archway Curriculum: Integrative Core: Innovation Thread
Archway Curriculum: Essential Connections: Speaking Instructive