Single Courses - School of Business

Single Master’s-Level Business Courses

At CalSouthern, students are permitted to enroll in a course at the master’s level without committing to a particular degree program. It’s a great option for students who want to:

  • Get a feel for online learning at CalSouthern before pursuing a master’s degree
  • Earn credits that can be applied toward a master’s degree at CalSouthern or another institution*
  • Gain master’s-level knowledge and expertise in a topic of interest

Choose any master’s-level course offered by CalSouthern’s School of Business. You’ll find a vast selection of subjects available, on topics as diverse as finance, human resources, change management, international business and project management.

Getting started is a quick and simple process. No entrance exams are required and you don’t have to provide official transcripts. A bachelor’s degree is not required to take master’s-level courses. (However, if you wish to enroll in CalSouthern’s Master of Business Administration program, a bachelor’s degree is a prerequisite.) Courses start every month; you’ll never encounter a closed course or waiting list!

*Although credits from regionally accredited institutions like CalSouthern are readily accepted by other universities, acceptance is at the discretion of the receiving institution.

Graduate Business Courses

ECO 86501 Economics for Organizational Management

Credits : 3

This course provides a systematic, logical analysis of business decision and decision making using economic information combining elements of both micro- and macroeconomics by using real-world examples while highlighting relevant economic issues that are then explained with the appropriate economic theory. It addresses the larger economic forces that shape daily operations and long-term decisions, as well as discussing economic theory.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Analyze the equation for economic profit.
  • Explain the basic framework of demand and supply analysis.
  • Interpret why the marginal rate of substitution diminishes.
  • Analyze and determine the relationship between price elasticity and demand.
  • Compare short run production and cost to long run.
  • Explain why managers use estimates of production and cost functions to make output.
  • Describe the managerial decisions in competitive markets.
  • Evaluate the managerial decisions in firms with market power.
  • Compare the profit maximization with price discrimination.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.

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