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(S) The study of the molecular structure of genes and chromosomes, and the molecular mechanisms of gene function (protein synthesis), replication, repair, regulation, and transposition. The genetic control of embryological development is also addressed and an introduction to genomics is provided.

Hours
4

(on demand) A survey of major topics of biochemistry including thermodynamics, enzyme kinetics, and photosynthesis; and the structure, synthesis and metabolism of lipids, carbohydrates, proteins and nucleic acids. Prerequisites: BIOL 111 and CHEM 312.

Prerequisites: BIOL111 and CHEM312
Hours
3

(on demand) Invertebrate and vertebrate developmental biology. Embryonic gastrulation, neurulation, patterning, and organogenesis. Plant development. Gene function, cell signaling, and signal transduction during embryogenesis. Evo devo: Evolution and embryological development.

Hours
3

(F) An in-depth survey of the structure and function of a wide range of living cells with consideration of biochemical and biophysical bases of this structure and function. Certain characteristics of viruses are also considered. Prerequisite: BIOL 232 & 233, CHEM 121 & 122. BIOL 361 is highly recommended.

Prerequisites: BIOL232 and BIOL233 and CHEM121 and CHEM122
Hours
4

(on demand) An introduction to the theory and processes of evolutionary biology. Topics include the historical development of the discipline, the principle mechanisms by which it occurs, tempo and mode of speciation, both biological and geological sources of evidence, and the impact of evolutionary thought on biology and society. Prerequisites: BIOL 232 & 233. BIOL 361 is highly recommended.

Prerequisites: BIOL232 and BIOL233
Hours
3

(F) A study of the relationships between organisms and their abiotic and biotic environment including biogeochemical cycles, population dynamics, diversity, and community organization and structure. Prequisites: BIOL 232 & 233.

Prerequisites: BIOL232 and BIOL233
Hours
4

(F, S) Business processes, forms of business ownership, marketing, human resource management, finance, and government regulations are discussed in an overview of organizations. Basic business skills of communication, business behavior and professionalism, group processes, business math and personal finance are emphasized.

Hours
3

(F,S) Methods of mastering writing, research, and presentation skills needed in business. The course emphasizes preparing, organizing, and communicating business information. Also enhances speaking, reading, and listening skills. Prerequisites: BUAD 151.

Prerequisites: BUAD151
Hours
3

(F,S) This course is designed to familiarize students with basic concepts of statistics and statistical methods used in business. This course aims to equip students with the capability for applying statistical methods and interpreting the meaning of the result. It includes topics such as: organizing and interpreting data; probability; hypothesis testing; correlations and regressions; Chi square and F-distributions; and nonparametric statistics.

Hours
3

(F) This course provides a theoretical legal framework within which responsible decisions can be made. The course relates legal principles of the firm's responsibility to society. The traditional legal environment topics, such as judicial reasoning, administrative law, antitrust law, contracts, torts, agencies, real and personal property, leases, bankruptcy, and business-related laws are discussed. Prerequisite/Co-requisite: BUAD 151.

Prerequisites: BUAD151
Hours
3

(on demand) This course explores the tools and resources necessary to complete industry analyses for public and private organizations. Identification, classification, and resource access are studied. Prerequisite: BUAD 151.

Prerequisites: BUAD151
Hours
3

(F) This course introduces managerial finance as a functional area of business, including financial analysis, working capital practices, capital budgeting, corporate valuation, cost of capital and capital structure while building upon the quantitative analysis associated with the managerial financial activities of an organization in global and ethical environments. Financial analysis will be presented in written and oral communication mediums along with the expanded use of computer application packages. Prerequisite/Co-requisite: BUAD 151, ACTG 271.

Prerequisites: ACTG271 and BUAD151
Hours
3

(S) This course provides the tools for establishing a successful small business venture. As an applied cours, students will actually begin and implement a small business by developing a business plan that includes the business purpose, competitive advantage, marketing plan, management team, facility location, and financial requirements. Prerequisite: MGMT 352.

Prerequisites: MGMT352
Hours
3

(on demand) This is a study of domestic and international protocol procedures for conducting business in a global society. This course will examine customs, courtesies, lifestyle, the people, and a nation's history and government. Prerequisite: BUAD 151.

Prerequisites: BUAD151
Hours
3

(on demand) Intermediate discussion of stocks, bonds, and other investments, analysis of the theories of investing, return and risk valuation of stock. The course will culminate in the management of a portfolio for various investment alternatives. Prerequisite: BUAD 351 or permission of professor.

Prerequisites: BUAD351
Hours
3

(S) This course examines the theories, issues, trends, and methods involved in providing training and development for adult learners in a business organization. The course will cover training/development program design, needs and task analysis, presentation methods, and program evaluation. Prerequisite: BUAD 151, MGMT 352.

Prerequisites: BUAD151 and MGMT352
Hours
3

(F) This course sensitizes students to the ethical implications of business activity and provides a theoretical framework within which responsible decisions can be made. It relates the ethical considerations and legal principles to the corporations' responsibility to society. Prerequisite: BUAD 151.

Prerequisites: BUAD151
Hours
3

(S) A study of the global business practices commonly used throughout the world. This course will focus on functional areas of business and their various applications in a global setting. Prerequisite: BUAD 151.

Prerequisites: BUAD151
Hours
3

(S) A capstone course for Business Administration majors which attempts to bring together knowledge acquired in all of the functional areas of business (accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing and technology). Strategic decision making models will be introduced to develop the implementation of functional knowledge to life situations. Prerequisites: Senior status in the Business Administration or Sports Management program and the successful completion of ACTG 272, BUAD 310, 352, ECON 204, MKTG 321, MGMT 352. Students must earn a grade of "C" or higher in this course.

Prerequisites: ACTG272 and BUAD310 and ECON204 and MKTG321 and MGMT352 and BUAD351
Hours
3

(S) An increasingly globalized world is dramatically changing the economic landscape. Furthermore, global economic expansion is likely to continue. Thus anyone interacting with international organizations (political, social, governmental, for-profid, non-profit) needs a sound foundation in understanding international strategies. This capstone course examines the context, content and implementation of international strategies through the case studies, current research, and group activities. Additionally, the outcomes (e.g., performance and innovation) and complexities of managing International strategy over time are explored. The intent is to develop an understanding of how all types of organizations (service, production, distribution, political, social) use international strategy to build and sustain a competitive advantage in the global environment. Prerequisites: Senior status and 12 upper-level hours in international business major or minor.

Hours
3

An advanced course of selected topics of interest in the field of Business Administration. Prerequisite: Business Department major or minor with junior or senior standing and 21 credit hours in business courses.

Hours
3

(on demand) Supervised practical field experience at approved business site is combined with an academic component to strengthen the student's theoretical background. To be considered for a placement the student has attained Junior or Senior status with 15 hours of Union College Department of Business courses completed and a Department of Business GPA of 3.0 and approval of Department Chair. Students may earn up to a maximum of 6 credit hours for successful performance. Course will be taken on a credit/fail basis only.

Hours
6

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