Apr 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

BUS 495 Business Strategy and Policy


A capstone course that examines the policy-making and planning process from the general management perspective. This course provides a dynamic, practical, hands-on approach that immerses students in the analysis, decisions, and actions that managers take in creating a sustainable competitive advantage for their organization. It is designed to: (1) integrate business learning that has occurred across the course of the students’ undergraduate experience; (2) teach students how organizations interact with their external and internal environments and (3) provide students with exposure to relevant, contemporary business topics through periodic presentations by local business professionals. This is a writing/communication-intensive course. Students enrolled in this course during the fall and spring semesters may be required to take a comprehensive examination in business. A grade of 2.0 or higher is required in this course to graduate. Prerequisite: Senior standing, completion of 90 credits and completion of FIN 300  with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

3 credit hours