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BUSN 1000. First-Year Seminar

This course is part of the University Studies Program and is designed to help all first year students make the transition from High School to College.

ECON 1000. Global Economic Issues

Incoming students are introduced to basic principles of economics through the examination of contemporary global economic problems. Issues include sustainable development, economic causes of wars, global energy dependence, patterns of international capital flows, foreign aid, the brain drain and the emerging global business community. Topics selected will define the set and level of economic principles introduced.

ECON 3010. Intermediate Macroeconomics

A presentation and study of national income aggregates and accounting; equilibrium analysis of output, employment and the price level; general equilibrium analysis; and an introduction to economic dynamics. Prerequisites: ECON 1010 and 1020, QA and MATH 2200/2350 and sophomore standing.

MGT 3110. Business Ethics

Studies the cognitive, social, behavioral, and corporate processes affecting individual, group, and organizational judgments in morally questionable situations. Through analysis students understand what factors give rise to and influence ethical issues and how organization values precipitate ethical behavior among employees. Prerequisites: sophomore standing.

MGT 3210. Management & Organization

An introduction to the theory and practice of management with emphasis on individual and small group behavior, design and structure of organizations, relationship between the organization and its environment and statistical and quantitative skills used in examination of management processes. Also covers interpersonal communications, ethics and international management. Prerequisite: sophomore standing and completion of COM1.

FIN 3310. Investment Management

Fundamental principles of investments and practical implications of financial theory. Students acquire a framework for understanding returns on financial assets, risk and return, fundamentals of portfolio theory, efficient market hypothesis, and asset pricing models. Other topics include financial statement analysis, behavioral finance, and introduction to options and futures. Prerequisite: FIN 3250 and advanced business standing.

MGT 3420. Organizational Behavior & Leadership

An interdisciplinary study of individual, group, and organizational processes that affect employee behavior at work. Prepares students for various managerial roles by synthesizing successful leadership practices in both domestic and international settings and by examining critical areas such as individual differences, organizational politics and culture. Prerequisite: MGT 3210 and advanced business standing.

MGT 4210. Sales Management and Professional Selling

Concerns the process of professional selling; planning and presentation; approach; interview and closing; and analysis of the management function of administering to an operating sales force. Prerequisite: MKT 3210, advanced business standing.

MGT 4220. Talent Acquisition

In Human Resource Management one core function is recruiting and selecting the best talent to drive organizational success. Students will learn how to analyze jobs and develop recruitment plans to find qualified individuals, how to conduct professional and valid interviews, and how to successfully onboard employees into the organization. Prerequisites: MGT 3210, MGT 3410, and MGT 3420.

MGT 4280. Supply Chain Management

Examines the coordination of material flows and information through networks of suppliers, producers, warehouses, and customers that are linked by transportation modes. Prerequisite: DSCI 3210, DSCI 4230, DSCI 4240, DSCI 4270.

MKT 4450. Advanced Marketing Management

Capstone course for marketing majors and minors designed to integrate prior marketing courses. Primary focus is on utilizing marketing concepts and tools in a strategic marketing decision-making context. Prerequisite: MKT 4240, MKT 4520, advanced business standing, to be taken in senior year.

MKT 4590. Sustainable Business Practices

Studies the cognitive, social, behavioral, and corporate processes affecting individual, group, and organizational judgments in morally questionable situations. Through analysis students understand what factors give rise to and influence ethical issues and how organization values precipitate ethical behavior among employees. Prerequisites: sophomore standing.

ACCT 4600. Ethics and Professionalism

Examines professional ethics for accountants from both a philosophical and business perspective. Moral development, ethical reasoning, and ethical decision making provides a framework for examining the importance of ethics in the accounting profession. Professional guidance on ethics in accounting will also be examined, including the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and the codes for other professional accounting organizations. Prerequisites: ACCT 3070, 3830 and 3610 with grades of C or better in each; advanced business standing.

FIN 4900. Problems: Finance

Students register on an individual basis to study any phase of finance not included in organized courses. Written report required. Prerequisite: FIN 3250, IMGT 2400, advanced business standing, senior standing and written consent of instructor.

MGT 4910. Ethics: Future of Business

A course for advanced students treating contemporary problems in management and administration. Specific area(s) to be considered in a given semester will be printed in the class schedule. Prerequisite: junior standing and other courses, as appropriate, for specific area/topic being covered. Obtain permission and specific listing of prerequisites for enrollment from the College of Business Academic Advising Office before registering.

ECON 5010. Advanced Macroeconomic Analysis

An advanced application of economic theory to complex macroeconomics problems facing the economy of the state and nation, such as inflation, unemployment, and fiscal and monetary policies. Prerequisite: ECON 3010, 3020, or equivalent.

MBAX 5102. Operations Management

Production and operations management. Topics include operations strategy, quality management, facilities location, facilities layout, forecasting, inventory management, production planning, and scheduling. Prerequisite: Admission to the MBAM program.

MBAX 5107. Decision Making

Overview of (i) business decision making within (ii) its   competitive, economic, legal, ethical and organizational contexts. Prerequisite: Admission to the MBAM program.

MBAX 5200. Business Research Methods

Introduce the characteristics and various approaches to designing and conducting qualitative research projects in business research. Gain hands-on experience in various qualitative methods and analysis techniques. Skills covered are applicable to business problems encountered in both consumer and business-to-business markets, and public and private sectors. Prerequisite: Admission to the MBAM program.

MGT 5504. Supply Chain Management in the Energy Industry

Examines the field of supply chain management in an energy context. Study procurement and distribution strategies, concepts, tools and techniques that support energy operations.  Course activities and case studies will address effective execution of these strategies and the appropriate supporting activities. Prerequisite: Permission of MBA Program Director, or student's graduate program coordinator in consultation with MBA Program Director.

MGT 5890. Advanced Problems in Decision Science

An arrangement whereby a student is permitted to develop some advanced phase of decision sciences not offered in the formally structured courses or to investigate a particular decision sciences problem. A written report is required. Prerequisite: consent of instructor and acceptance into a graduate program.

MKT 5890. Advanced Problems: Marketing Theory

An arrangement whereby a student is permitted to develop some advanced phase of marketing not offered in formally structured courses, or to investigate a marketing problem. A written report is required. Prerequisite: 9 hours in marketing including one 5000-level course, written consent of instructor, accepted in a graduate program.

LAW 6660. Environmental Law

Provides an overview of the broad field of environmental law, with an emphasis on the major federal environmental statutes such as the National Environmental Policy Act, the Endangered Species Act, the Clean Air and Clean Water Acts, and statutes regulating both hazardous wastes and toxic chemicals in commerce. In considering these various statutes, we consider both their substantive requirements and their conceptual approaches to environmental protection. Touches briefly on issues such as the role of states in implementing these national laws, various approaches to enforcement of these laws, common-law doctrines relevant to environmental protection, economic aspects of environmental law, and the roles and ethical responsibilities of lawyers representing clients.

LAW 6910. Education Law

The course will explore selected topics relating to education law, at all levels of education (primary, secondary, and higher education). Some of those topics will be selected by the professor, and others will be selected by the students. Professor-selected topics in recent years have included school desegregation, affirmative action, gender equity in athletics, search and seizure, corporal punishment, student free speech rights, and religion in schools.

 

For more information about these courses please see the General Bulletin.


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