Richard J. Bolte, Sr. School of Business
Government Contracting Courses
Learn the legal framework of government contracting in order to grow your business and empower your employees.
Mount St. Mary’s University is pleased to announce its first two government contracting courses, BUS 342 and BUS 343. These two undergraduate accredited classes are equivalent to the Defense Acquisition University's CON 090. Both classes are held at the Frederick Campus only.
The contract management profession can be characterized by vigorous activity undergoing continuous change and development. As such, contract management professionals are highly experienced and well educated.
May 7 - June 27
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 to 9:30 p.m.
BUS 342 Government Contracting I (3 semester hours)
This course provides an introduction to the major phases of contracting – planning, formation and administration and focuses on the policies and procedures that apply to the acquisition planning phase including the selection of different contracting methods.
July 2 - August 2
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 to 9:30 pm
BUS 343 Government Contracting II (3 semester hours)
This course provides the principles of contract formation that apply to all methods of contracting and will compare and contrast the solicitation and evaluation of offers using sealed bidding and competitive negotiation. It will explore the policies and procedures pertaining to bid protests and the basic principles of contract administration.
Successful completion of both classes will meet the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) equivalency for CON 090, which can be applied toward DAWIA certification in contracting, level I. BUS 342 is a prerequisite for BUS 343.