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BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (BA)
Curtis L. Carlson School of Management
Curtis L. Carlson School of Management - Adm
 
BA 999 - Immersion Core
(12.0 cr; Prereq-Microecon, macroecon, calculus, accounting, statistics, Carlson School [soph or jr]; A-F only, fall, spring, every year)
Includes FINA 3001, MKTG 3001, OMS 3001, and MGMT 3004. Students enroll as a cohort during spring term, completing the four courses with same group of students.



BA 1000 - Career Exploration & Development
(1.0 cr; Prereq-CSOM student; S-N only, spring, every year)
Experiential based course. Develop a plan for choosing an academic major and career path through the process of self exploration and career planning. Assignments/activities to help students learn more about themselves, their major choices, career options, campus resources, decision making and goal setting.



BA 1905 - Freshman Seminar
(2.0 - 3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-Fr; A-F only, fall, every year)
Topics vary.



BA 1910W - Freshman Seminar, WI (WI)
(2.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-freshman; A-F only, fall, spring, every year)
Topics vary. See Class Schedule.



BA 3000 - Career Skills
(1.0 cr; Prereq-CSOM [soph or upper div] major, MACC, MBT; S-N only, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Career planning. Use of Carlson School of Management's Business Career Center. Awareness, knowledge, skills associated with career/job search process.



BA 3100 - Global Seminar
(3.0 cr [max 9.0 cr]; Prereq-Approved application; spring, summer, offered periodically)
Three-week, faculty-led program. Students spend May session or January session examining international business topics first-hand. Topics/locations vary. For current offerings, contact Learning Abroad Center.



BA 3900 - Topics
(1.0 - 4.0 cr [max 12.0 cr]; A-F only, fall, spring, every year)
Topics in business vary.



BA 3990H - Honors Topics
(2.0 - 4.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-Honors; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Topics vary.



BA 3998 - Independent Study
(1.0 - 4.0 cr [max 12.0 cr]; Prereq-CSOM upper div, #; fall, spring, summer, every year)
Student-initiated project or independent study.



BA 3999 - Internship Seminar
(1.0 cr [max 3.0 cr]; Prereq-Approved internship, #; S-N only, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Independent study course for students completing internship. Series of short assignments/reflections.



BA 4501 - Carlson Funds Enterprise: Growth
(3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-&MBA 6501, CSOM [jr or sr], approved application; OPT No Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Lectures, assignments, modules. Hands-on real-money experience through Golden Gopher Growth Fund.



BA 4502 - Carlson Funds Enterprise: Fixed Income
(3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-&MBA 6502, CSOM [jr or sr], approved application; OPT No Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Lectures, assignments, modules. Hands-on real-money experience through Golden Gopher Fixed Income Fund.



BA 4503 - Carlson Ventures Enterprise
(2.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-&MBA 6503, CSOM [jr or sr], approved application; OPT No Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Modeled after early stage venture capital funds. Due diligence process. Starting/growing high-growth ventures. University-based technologies, start-up companies, and experts. Business analysis/development. Assistance to non-University-based start-up companies seeking initial equity capital.



BA 4504 - Carlson Consulting Enterprise
(3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-&MBA 6504, CSOM [jr or sr], approved application; OPT No Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Connects cutting-edge ideas/technologies from classroom to real problems presented by clients. Students work collaboratively with clients to integrate strategy/technology. How to lead complex change initiatives.



BA 4505 - Brand Enterprise
(3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-&MBA 6505, CSOM [jr or sr], approved application; OPT No Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Students assist companies/organizations with marketing/brand challenges. Applying theory and industry best practices. Working collaboratively in real world environment. Critical thinking, applied marketing skills.



BA 4990H - Honors Thesis Seminar I
(2.0 cr; Prereq-CSOM honors, 2nd sem jr; A-F only, spring, every year)
Conducting rigorous academic research. How to develop honors thesis from initial question of interest. Honors thesis proposal, research question, review of literature, study design.



BA 4991H - Honors Thesis Seminar II
(2.0 cr; Prereq-4990H, CSOM honors, sr; A-F only, spring, every year)
Students refine research methodology, develop results, and derive preliminary conclusions. Draft of honors thesis, with preliminary results and clear agenda for final analysis.



BA 4994H - Directed Research
(1.0 - 4.0 cr [max 4.0 cr]; Prereq-Honors; A-F only, fall, spring, every year)
Honors directed research.



BA 8444 - FTE: Doctoral
(1.0 cr; Prereq-Doctoral student, adviser and DGS consent; No Grade, fall, spring, summer, every year)
(No description)



BA 8666 - Doctoral Pre-Thesis Credits
(1.0 - 6.0 cr [max 12.0 cr]; Prereq-Doctoral student who has not passed prelim oral; no required consent for 1st/2nd registrations, up to 12 combined cr; % for 3rd/4th registrations, up to 24 combined cr; doctoral student admitted before summer 2007 may register up to four times, up to 60 combined cr; No Grade, fall, spring, summer, every year)
TBD



BA 8888 - Thesis Credit: Doctoral
(1.0 - 24.0 cr [max 100.0 cr]; Prereq-Max 18 cr per semester or summer; 24 cr required; No Grade, fall, spring, summer, every year)
(No description)



 
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