Scholars Academy Courses
CBA Scholars Academy Seminar
Instructor: Bethany Hughes
Fall Freshman Year
In the fall, freshmen in the CBA Scholars Academy enroll in a zero-credit hour seminar course, taught by the Scholars Academy director. This course will provide CBA Scholars Academy students the opportunity to learn about their Gallup Strengths, network with other CBA Scholars and staff, and create strategies for connecting with business professionals.
Instructor: Dr. Jamie Wagner
Spring Freshman Year
Microeconomics is an introduction to economic principles, decision making and policies affecting product and resource markets. Particular emphasis is on price, output and input decisions by individuals and firms under various market conditions. An introduction to the fundamentals of international trade.
Principles of Accounting I
Instructor: Jillian Poyzer
Fall Sophomore Year
Accounting 2010 covers basic concepts and assumptions underlying financial accounting; basic structure of accounting; the accounting cycle; external financial statements of the enterprise with emphasis on the corporation; income determination; accounting for and reporting of assets, liabilities and owners’ equity; analysis and reporting of cash flows; and financial statement analysis.
Supply Chain Management
Instructor: Dr. Steve Schulz
Spring Sophomore Year
The course is designed to introduce students to strategic, tactical, and control decisions in manufacturing and service operations. Students will learn how operations integrate all other business processes for competitive advantage. It covers current applications of quality concepts, business process reengineering, supply-chain management, lean systems, and ERP systems for business operations efficiency and effectiveness.
Instructor: Dr. Amy Rodie
Fall Junior Year
Students will learn about the factors, opportunities and pressures that lead to ethical dilemmas, and will develop their understanding of foundations and processes that encourage and reward ethical decision making and behaviors. Lots of examples, sourced from case studies and current events, will be provided.
Spring Junior Year
In May after the spring semester ends, the junior cohort embarks on an international study abroad trip, the culmination of their global experience class. The destination changes every year but each trip includes business visits, university lectures, and city tours.
Instructor: Dr. Gina Ligon
Spring Sophomore Year
The course provides an introduction to applied leadership concepts and practices by providing students with the knowledge and skills necessary to solve problems and make decisions as leaders. Studying, understanding, and improving leader problem-solving and decision-making is critical for leader effectiveness. The goal of this course is to help students develop effective leadership problem-solving and decision-making skills.
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