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Flexible. Convenient. Online.

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Energy Management at Bismarck State College is designed with flexibility in mind, offered entirely online to accommodate your unique schedule and learning preferences.
 
As you plan your academic path, here are some key points to consider:
  • Semester Schedule: Courses are structured within specific time frames:
    • Spring Semester: January through May
    • Summer Semester: May through August
    • Fall Semester: August through December
       
  • Course Duration: Each course is offered in intensive 8-week blocks, allowing you to focus on one area at a time.
     
  • Weekly Commitment: Expect to dedicate about 10-15 hours per week to coursework, ensuring a thorough understanding and successful completion of each class.
     
  • Academic Advising: We highly recommend that all students consult with their academic advisor regularly. Your advisor will help you tailor your course selections to best fit your career goals and personal schedule.

Spring 2024 Schedule

PHIL 441 - Ethics in Artificial Intelligence
Credits: 3
Dates: 2/19 – 5/10
Description: The ethics of artificial intelligence is part of the ethics of technology specific to automation, robotics, augmentation, and other forms of artificial intelligence. This course looks at the moral behavior of humans as they design, construct, use, and treat artificially intelligent beings; the moral behaviors of artificial moral agents; and assesses the ethical dimensions of the potential effects of artificial intelligence on human life. In addition, exploring the search for balance between regulation and innovation as well as the ethical questions arising from AI for individual rights, discrimination and architectures of control, and dissemination of information is included in this course.

ACCT 305 - Cost Accounting
Credits: 3
Dates: 1/8 - 5/10
Description: Principles of cost management methods used to assign costs, and plan and evaluate business activities.
 

FIN 326 - Business Finance
Credits: 3
Dates: 1/8 – 5/10
Description: Introduces the student to the essentials of financial management. Coverage includes financial analysis, working capital management, capital budgeting, cost of capital, dividend policy, and long-term financing decisions.

ENGR 320 - Fundamentals of Workforce Safety
Credits: 3 Dates: 1/8 - 3/3
Description: This course presents a manager's role in contributing to workforce safety. Students will study safety regulations, safe work practices and required OSHA paperwork. Written safety programs, training, workers' compensation, the value of safety, and techniques for building a positive safety culture are also studied in this course.

BADM 202 - Principles of Management
Credits: 3
Dates: 3/11 - 5/5
Description: The study of management is approached from a system basis. This ensures that the student will receive a thorough understanding of the environment, problems, and duties that confront the manager. Topics include planning and decision-making, organizing, controlling, and leadership.
 

BADM 282 - Human Resource Management
Credits: 3
Daes: 3/11 - 5/5
Description: The study of management is approached from a system basis. This ensures that the student will receive a thorough understanding of the environment, problems, and duties that confront the manager. Topics include planning and decision-making, organizing, controlling, and leadership.

For the most up-to-date schedule visit the Schedule of Classes or on Campus Connection account.