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School of Business Administration
223 James P. Brawley Drive, S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30314
(404) 880-8454
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The Management Program of the Clark Atlanta University School of Business offers instruction in the forms of work that all managers must perform - planning, organizing, staffing, motivating, and controlling. The Department's objective is to provide students with the knowledge necessary for them to become effective managers in the private and public enterprise sectors. The courses listed below meet the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Accounting with a Management Concentration.

REQUIRED COURSES

 
BACHELOR OF ARTS IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
 
    CBUS 325 - Business Communication       
3 credits
    An advanced writing course which adapts standard English to the needs of business.  The student develops a working knowledge of written and oral communication and strengthens interpersonal communication skills and job-search techniques. Prerequisites:  ENG 105 and 106
       
CBUS 330: Legal, Social, and Ethical Aspects of Business I.
3 credits

Introduction to business law. This course surveys the nature, types, and functions of laws regulating businesses. Students are introduced to the role of the court systems in business and the concepts of contract and agency. Students are also introduced to the social and ethical aspects of business.

CBUS 340: Principles of Management.
3 credits

Conceptual framework for the study, evaluation, and practice of management. Emphasis is on planning, organizing, Staffing, influencing, and controlling as these factors affect managerial decision making. Addresses problems of both the sole proprietorship and the corporation.

CBUS 485: Business Policy.
3 credits

Integration of knowledge from various functional fields of business. Students approach policy making and administration from a top-management point of view. Prerequisites: CBUS 340, CBUS 335 and CBUS 341. 

MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION
 
* Students may select four of the follow courses
CBUS 337: Introduction to International Business Management.
3 credits

Study of domestic and foreign environmental factors affecting the international operations of United States business firms. The course stresses personal experiences and observations regarding leadership and helps students assess leadership qualities and style. Prerequisite CBUS 340.

 
 
CBUS 372: Personnel Management.
3 credits

Exploration of organizational behavior and human performance in the organization. Students examine structure, the selection process, performance appraisal, control systems, and reward practices as means of affecting human behavior in organizations. Prerequisite: CBUS 340.

 
 
CBUS 468: Organizational Behavior.
3 credits

Exploration of organizational behavior and human performance in organization. Students examine structure, the selection process, performance appraisal, control systems, and reward practices as means of affecting human behavior in organizations. CPSY 318, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, may be taken as a substitute course. Prerequisite: BUS 340.

 
 
   
CBUS 480: Entrepreneurship and Enterprise.
3 credits
    Analysis of procedures necessary for developing or acquiring a major management and equity position in a new or existing business venture. The course focuses on the problems of purchasing or initiating an enterprise and the analysis needed to address those problems rather than on day-to-day management; Prerequisite: CBUS 340.
   

OR

 
PSY 318 – Industrial & Organizational Psychology
3 credits
Survey of methods and findings in the scientific study of humans at work as applied to business, industry, and government. Topics include employee selection, training, and motivation.

ELECTIVE COURSES

 
CBUS 331: Legal, Social, and Ethical Aspects of Business II.
3 credits

Continuation of CBUS 330. Examine partnerships, corporations, commercial paper, secured transaction sales, consumer credit, bankruptcy, and modem legislation regulating business. Increased emphasis on social and ethical responsibilities of management. Prerequisite: CBUS 330.

       
   
CPSY 337: Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
3 credits
    Survey of methods and findings in the scientific study of humans at work as applied to business, industry, and government. Topics include employee selection, training, and motivation. Prerequisites: CPSY 211 and CBUS 313.
       
    BUS 483 – Labor Relations
3 credits
    Study of the history and development of organized labor, collective bargaining, and government's role in management-labor relations; consideration of the interaction of management and labor in relation to the bargaining process
       
    CBUS 488: Business Internship.
3 credits
    Students obtain credit from practical experiences in supervised business internship programs. Prior approval from the Chairperson is required.
       
BUS 497 – Management of Small Business Information 3 credits 
business course for Junior and Senior business majors that will merge small business with the virtual world. This course will teach you how to operate and profit in the new virtual economy