College of Business Administration Electives

Essential to the survival of any organization is the planning, monitoring, and control of its financial and other resources, a task that requires attention to and understanding of many important issues, methods, tools, and regulations. CNU accounting courses concentrate on the numerous forms of business organization, tax planning and record keeping, and various accounting functions. Click here to view Accounting courses.

Business Communications
Organizations depend upon the critical task of communication in today's fast-paced business world to coordinate a variety of functions with sophisticated technology. CNU Business Communications courses deal with problems facing modern organizations, from individual personnel to large-scale information-processing tasks. Click here to view Business Communications courses.

Business Law
The courses in the Business Law area of study are designed to introduce the student to a variety of aspects of the legal environment, including definitions and classifications of the law, ethics, and rules of law concerning business, labor, international law, and bankruptcy. In addition, Business Law courses are offered in special focuses relating to employment, environment, sales and banking. Click here to view Business Law courses.

These CNU courses promote an understanding of the economic forces that dictate the demand for products and services, guide their development, and thereby provide a context for forming and managing a business organization and planning of its overall goals and long-term strategies. The comprehensive and in-depth coverage of economic theory will enable you to develop and hone the analytical and practical skills so critical to evaluate and apply economics effectively. Click here to view Economics courses.

At the heart of any thriving business enterprise is the ability to manage and allocate financial resources to increase them and ensure long-term profitability and productivity. The CNU curriculum includes the fundamental financial principles, applicable in many settings, and the specialized, such as financial institutions, real estate, and insurance. Click here to view Finance courses.

Health Care Management
The Health Care Management area of study supports generalist health care managers for entry-level positions in settings as diverse as acute and long-term care hospitals, health maintenance and related organizations, health insurance firms, governmental agencies concerned with health care services or policy management; public health and welfare agencies, and related voluntary and governmental entities. Click here to view Health Care Management courses.

Human Resources Management
Current trends to restructure organizations through down-sizing and re-engineering have created key roles for individuals in Human Resources Management (HRM). The CNU undergraduate area of study provides the necessary skills for those wishing a career in their field by focusing on topics such as training and development, appraisal and compensation, and labor management issues. Studying the organizational context of HRM through finance, accounting, economics, marketing, business communications and the international setting, provides a strong background for graduates seeking entry and mid-level Generalist positions in business and industry. .

The Master of Human Resources Management degree program examines HRM, organizational behavior, ethics and management, and equal employment opportunity management. Professional focuses in Employee Relations, Human Resources Administration and Strategic Human Resources Planning prepare the graduate for mid-level and senior-level HRM Generalist and Specialist positions in such settings as manufacturing, service, finance and retailing. Click here to view Human Resources Management courses

International Business
The modern “global village” comprises expanding markets, resources, and opportunities, multiplying and highly capable competitors, and complex and interactive cultural, political, social, and economic forces that not only shape and reshape the overseas business environment, but have a dramatic impact on the domestic one as well. Part of CNU's vision is to impart an appreciation for its importance, understand its elements and dynamics, and to nurture the analytical skills to anticipate and keep pace with it. Click here to view International Business courses.

One curriculum that recently has been assigned deservedly high priority by business leaders and educators alike represents the “people”skills managers need to motivate employees for both maximum short-term productivity and long-term commitment. CNU offers management courses that cover the fundamentals and focus on highly specialized applications, incorporating an appreciation for the historical development of management thinking, for issues of current and projected importance. Click here to view Management courses.

Management Information Systems
The undergraduate area of study consists of the management of information technology-computers and data communications to support business operations, managerial decision making, and corporate strategy, in addition to providing all necessary transaction processing for an organization.

The graduate curriculum addresses the needs of MIS professionals, who are expected to help enhance corporate profitability by designing and programming systems that improve efficiency and provide management with access to internal and external operating information used to plan, evaluate, and control business activities. Click here to view Management Information Systems courses.

Management Science
Representing an exciting feature of business management is its development as a science through the emergence of highly sophisticated methods, systems, operations, and technologies for optimizing decision making, planning, coordination, and control. CNU's course offerings are designed to help executives develop, apply, and manage the vast array of tools made available through the evolution of Management Science. Click here to view Management Science courses.

U.S. business and industry face a key challenge in understanding, addressing, and staying close to the customer. CNU courses serve to develop an appreciation for the highly advanced science that marketing represents, an understanding of the many available marketing methods and tools, and the specialized research skills and creativity it takes to apply them. Click here to view Marketing courses.