Business & Economics Interdepartmental (BEINDP)

Courses

BEINDP 101   BUSINESS AND SOCIETY   3 Units

An introductory business course intended to introduce all business majors to the business professions and the global societal issues that surround business.Curriculum focuses on the College's mission statement of building professional leadership through cultural and diversity awareness, ethical responsiveness, innovative problem solving, and critical thinking.
PREREQ: BUSINESS MAJOR (STUDENTS IN BBA DEGREE) OR OTHER MAJOR OR MINOR FOR WHICH THIS COURSE IS AN OPTION

BEINDP 200   INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS   3 Units

This interdisciplinary course addresses current theory and practice on conducting business in international markets. Topics in culture and communication and the business functions in an international environment will be addressed at an introductory level. This course meets the College of Business & Economics' international requirement.

BEINDP 201   INTRODUCTION TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP   3 Units

The course focuses on introducing students to the world of entrepreneurship. Students will apply general business concepts to the wide range of challenges facing entrepreneurs. Through experiential learning opportunities, students will apply what they learned to develop a basic plan for a startup business and our new product opportunity.
PREREQ: SOPHOMORE STATUS AND 2.50 COMBINED CUMULATIVE GPA

BEINDP 210   BUSINESS TOPICS   Repeatable   1-3 Units

A course in which students will be exposed to relevant developments and insights from experts in various fields of business. Repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits in degree.

BEINDP 288   CAREER INFORMATION   1 Units

Offered on a satisfactory/no credit basis only. A presentation of techniques of self-analysis in preparation for the job search. The job search includes resume, cover letter, and interview preparation.
PREREQ: ENGLISH 102 OR ENGLISH 162 OR ENGLISH 105; AND LOWER DIVISION BUSINESS ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS

BEINDP 290   BUSINESS WRITING   2 Units

This course will assist students in transitioning from academic writing to business writing. The course will teach students to effectively analyze communication situations and write business documents that are clear, complete, concise, and courteous. Business grammar, writing mechanics, and document format will be covered.
PREREQ: ENGLISH 102 OR ENGLISH 105 OR ENGLISH 162 AND STUDENTS MUST ACHIEVE 24 CREDITS AND MAINTAIN A 2.50 GPA OR BETTER IN ORDER TO TAKE LOWER DIVISION BUSINESS COURSES.

BEINDP 293   APPLIED BUSINESS BASICS   Repeatable   3-12 Units

The purpose of this course is to acquire skills and knowledge relating personal values to customer service, personal empowerment, problem-solving, effective communication, teamwork, time management, cultural sensitivity, and career planning. The Disney Theme Parks and Resorts offer students a learning laboratory where they can live, learn and earn while taking courses and completing assignments related to their work experience.
PREREQ: COMPLETION OF 15 UNITS, 2.0 GPA, ACCEPTANCE INTO THE DISNEY COLLEGE PROGRAM, AND INSTRUCTOR CONSENT

BEINDP 296   SPECIAL STUDIES   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree. Consent of instructor required.

BEINDP 298   INDEPENDENT STUDY   1-3 Units

Repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits in major/degree. Department Consent required.

BEINDP 305   HEALTH SERVICES SYSTEMS   3 Units

Healthcare Systems is an overview of the U.S. healthcare system. Emphasis is placed on the function and structure of the system in both the private and public sectors. Federal regulations, e.g. the Affordable Care Act, and the vocabulary necessary to understanding the operation of healthcare system are addressed.
PREREQ: ADMISSION TO THE UPPER DIVISION BUSINESS COURSES AND 2.50 COMBINED CUMULATIVE GPA FOR BUSINESS MAJORS OR 60 UNITS AND 2.00 COMBINED CUMULATIVE GPA FOR MINORS/NON-BUSINESS MAJORS FOR WHICH THIS COURSE IS AN OPTION

BEINDP 321   GROWING ENTREPRENEURIAL AND FAMILY BUSINESSES   3 Units

This course investigates key issues and competencies needed for starting, growing, managing, and transitioning small and family businesses. Attention is given to a wide range of functional competencies, including marketing, management and human resources, accounting, finance, business law, and technology required for developing strategic and tactical plans. Students taking the course will develop a complete strategic plan for operating a small and/or family business.
PREREQ: ADMISSION TO THE UPPER DIVISION BUSINESS COURSES AND 2.50 COMBINED CUMULATIVE GPA FOR BUSINESS MAJORS OR 60 UNITS AND 2.00 COMBINED CUMULATIVE GPA FOR MINORS/NON-BUSINESS MAJORS FOR WHICH THIS COURSE IS AN OPTION

BEINDP 490   WORKSHOP   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing `hands on' and participatory instructional techniques.

BEINDP 491   TRAVEL STUDY   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Faculty-led courses abroad.

BEINDP 493   INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS INTERNSHIP   Repeatable   1-12 Units

An opportunity for international exchange students to gain work experience in the United States during a semester or summer. Course includes an appropriate written report on the work experience. Repeatable for a maximum of 12 units. Offered on a satisfactory/no credit basis only. Prereq: Consent of the Assistant Dean, College of Business and Economics.
PREREQ: RESTRICTED TO INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE STUDENTS; ADMISSION TO THE COLLEGE AND 2.50 FOR BUSINESS MAJORS OR 60 CREDITS AND 2.00 FOR MINORS/NON-BUSINESS MAJORS FOR WHICH THIS COURSE IS AN OPTION

BEINDP 497   EXCHANGE STUDY   Repeatable   1-12 Units