1901E COMPARATIVE BUSINESS CULTURES (3 hours)
An examination of social and business customs in selected regions of the world. (Offered only in Evening and Graduate Studies.)
1902 QUANTITATIVE METHODS (3 hours)
Descriptive and inferential calculations, hypothesis testing, model building, decision trees, forecasting, correlation, simulation, ANOVA, and linear regression.
2000 TOPICS IN BUSINESS (1-3 hours)
An investigation of a selected topic of major importance in the field of business.
2451 LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS (3 hours)
A study of various aspects of policy making, restraints of trade, anti-trust policies, price discrimination, legalized agreement, restrictions of competition, and general influence of government on business.
2453 BUSINESS LAW I (3 hours)
An introduction to the legal system as it applies to commercial transactions and a study of the substantive law of contracts.
2454 BUSINESS LAW II (3 hours)
A study of the substantive law of agency, negotiable instruments, property, and business entities.
2501 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT (3 hours)
An examination of major concepts, theories and practices in business management, with emphasis on planning, decision-making, basic organizational structures, motivation and leadership styles.
2562 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (3 hours)
An examination of major concepts, theories and practices in personnel management, with emphasis on job evaluation, selection and placement, employee development, employee relationships and industrial relations. Prerequisite: MGT 2501.
2563 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT (3 hours)
An introduction to the concepts involved in managing the operations and production function. Course will include quantitative approaches to topics such as scheduling. Prerequisites: MGT 1902 or ECON 2101, MGT 2501.
2564 MOTIVATION AND LEADERSHIP (3 hours)
A study of the theories of motivation and leadership in relation to management processes. Prerequisite: MGT 2501.
2565 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR (3 hours)
A study of managerial consequences of behavioral concepts such as motivation, communication, leadership, organizational structure, and decision-making, to provide the framework needed for the understanding, prediction and control of human behavior in organizations. Prerequisite: MGT 2501.
2566 BUSINESS ETHICS (3 hours)
A consideration of the major ethical theories that guide human and business behavior. Topics will include ethical issues in advertising, product safety, pursuit of profits, employee rights, treatment of workers, effects on the environment, use of natural resources, and multinational operations. Prerequisite: MGT 2501 or permission of
2601E BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS (3 hours)
A study of the nature of and problems of individual, interpersonal, and organizational communications in business. Techniques from oral presentation, the writing process, and technology will be developed. (Offered only in Evening and Graduate Studies.)
2602 MANAGEMENT OF SMALL BUSINESS (3 hours)
An examination of the methods and strategies for successfully managing the growth and transitional stages of an existing small business. Prerequisite: MGT 2501.
2902 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS (3 hours)
An introduction to international business with special emphasis on the environmental and cultural issues facing global organizations. Prerequisite: MGT 2501.
3990 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT (3 hours)
An integrative capstone course examining the setting of strategic objectives, developing corporate strategies, and translating objectives and strategies into current operational plans. Prerequisites: MKT 2501, FIN 2535, MGT 2501, Senior Standing.
4201 SEMINAR (3 hours)
Reading, discussion, independent research and written reports on a topic selected by the department. Prerequisite: permission of Instructor.
4301 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Self-directed study following a contractual plan initiated by the student and accepted by the staff. Prerequisite: permission of Chair.
4401 EXPERIENTIAL BUSINESS LEARNING (1-6 hours)
A reality-based, outside-of-the-classroom experience, under the supervision of a faculty member. This experience may include practicum, internship, service learning, study abroad, computer simulation, or other similar approved experience. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.