2023-2024 Catalog

BUS 501 Government Acquisition

This course provides an introduction and overview of government contracting and its unique nature, demonstrating the differences between commercial and government contracting with a concentration on the federal system. Using online resources, students cover the organization of the Federal Acquisition Regulation and how to interpret relevant subject coverage. Current reforms in the acquisition field will be incorporated into the course and emerging controversies will be highlighted to provide students with an up-to-date view of the profession.