Accounting, Business & Economics
BUS-250 Applied Data Analysis for Business Decisions (3 credit hours)
The managerial use of statistical concepts and methods to address real world business problems. Emphasis is placed on the utilization of quantitative methods as applied to business decision making and operations. This course covers the applications of quantitative methods including risk statistics, average portfolio return, decision making under uncertainty, process control, customer satisfaction models, marketing research, time series analysis and forecasting, and yield management. Applications of technology for data analysis and management will be included as an integral part. Prerequisites: 3 credits in ACC/BUS/ECO recommended/and one math course –must be MAT 141 or higher.
BUS-300 Principles of Management (3 credit hours)
An introduction to the theory and application of management principles, skills, and functions in the achievement of organizational efficiency and effectiveness. Not open to freshmen.
BUS-360 Principles of Marketing (3 credit hours)
An introduction to the principles, institutions, and techniques associated with the distribution of goods and services from the producer to the consumer.
BUS-370 Corporation Finance (3 credit hours)
A study of the principles of optimal financial policy in the acquisition and management of funds by the profit maximizing firm; the application of theory to financial decisions involving cash flows, capital structure, and capital budgeting. Prerequisites: ACC-221, BUS 250, ECO-101.
BUS-481 Human Resource Management Internship (3 credit hours)
Supervised experience in business or governmental institutions where work is related to student interest. Limited to School of Business majors, minoring in Human Resource Management with a minimum GPA of 2.00 and 15 hours in accounting, business or economics. Students may receive credit for only one Business School Internship course chosen from the following: BUS 480, 481 or ECO 480. May not be taken simultaneously with either COE-302 or COE-403. Pass/Fail grading only.
ECO-100 Principles of Macroeconomics (3 credit hours) (Honors section also available) A study of the principles of macroeconomics underlying the current American economic system, including organization for production, distribution of income, business cycles, national income determination, and monetary and fiscal policies. For more information, click here.
ECO-480 Economics Internship (3 credit hours) Supervised experience in industry or governmental institutions where work is related to economic analysis. Limited to Economics majors with a minimum GPA of 2.00 and 15 hours in economics. Can be taken only once. Students may receive credit for only one Business School Internship course chosen from the following: BUS 480, 481 or ECO 480. May not be taken simultaneously with COE 302 or COE403. Pass/fail grading only.
MBA-645 Strategies for Effective Negotiation (3 credit hours)
This course focuses on the strategies and tactics of effective negotiation for business leaders. Through exercises and role play, students will learn the art and science of negotiation and develop the planning techniques, analytical perspectives, and interpersonal skills necessary for creating effective, ethical, and advantageous agreements.
MBA-648 Project Management (3 credit hours)
This course is designed to equip students with the essential skills and knowledge to effectively manage projects. Topics include project planning, organizing, directing, and controlling. The focus will be on the application of tools and techniques that can be applied to defining projects, establishing task structure, planning and budgeting, and managing of resources to achieve the project objects, and post-project evaluation.
MBA-695 A Investments (3 credit hours)
This course delivers theoretical framework, quantitative tools, and practical issues that are critical for investment management. The topics that will be covered include stock valuation and strategies, portfolio optimization and asset allocation, risk management, and behavioral finance. The course focuses on the application of portfolio theory to the investment practice in real world while including discussion of psychological bias’ influence on investor behavior. Thus this course is a blend of investment theory and state-of-the-art practice. Students will learn how to establish appropriate investment objectives based on evaluation of their risk tolerance level, develop optimal portfolio strategies, estimate risk-return tradeoffs, and evaluate investment performance. The course is taught through lectures, investment simulation, portfolio clinic, and case studies. Basic knowledge and skills in statistics, economics, and Excel are essential. Prerequisite: MBA 550
MBA-695-B Human Resources Management (3 credit hours)
An examination of the role of the HR leader in the development of vision, mission, values, and coherent strategic plans to align human resource strategy with overall organizational strategy. Emphasis will be placed on the ethical dilemmas that confront managers due to advances in technology, greater access to information, legislative changes, and other contemporary issues that break down traditional boundaries.
|First Six Week||BUS-360-A||
Principles of Marketing
|Mishra||3||HAR||110||M (Class meets on Mondays on campus. Additional class time will be online.)||9:00 AM||12:00 PM|
|First Six Week||BUS-370-A||Corporation Finance||Yu||3||HAR||208||MW (Class meets once a week on either Mon or Wed. Specific dates will be announced by instructor.)||5:30 PM||8:30 PM|
|First Six Week||BUS-480-A||Business Internship||Dixon||3||OFF||CAMPUS|
|First Six Week||BUS-481-A||Hum Resources Internship||Dixon||3||OFF||CAMPUS|
|First Six Week||ECO-480-A||Economics Internship||Dixon||3||OFF||CAMPUS|
|First Six Week||MBA-645-A||Strat for Effect Negotiation||Langenderfer||3||HAR||110||MW||6:00 PM||9:15 PM|
|First Six Week||MBA-695-A||Investments||Yu||3||HAR||110||TH||6:00 PM||9:15 PM|
|First Three Week||BUS-300-A||Principles of Management (Online)||Bledsoe||3||Online|
|Second Six Week||BUS-250-A||
Applied Data Analysis
|Liao||3||HAR||208||TH (Class meets once a week on either Tues or Thurs. Specific dates will be announced by instructor.)||11:00 AM||2:00 PM|
|Second Six Week||BUS-480-A||Business Internship||Dixon||3||OFF||CAMPUS|
|Second Six Week||BUS-481-A||Hum Resources Internship||Dixon||3||OFF||CAMPUS|
|Second Six Week||BUS-949-A||Leg&Eth Perspec on Work/Life||Langenderfer||3||HAR||110||MTWH||8:00 AM||10:00 AM|
|Second Six Week||ECO-100-A||
Principles of Macroeconomics
|Second Six Week||ECO-100-B||Honors Principles of Macroeconomics (Online)||York||3||Online|
|Second Six Week||ECO-480-A||Economics Internship||Dixon||3||OFF||CAMPUS|
|Second Six Week||MBA-648-A||Project Management||Liao||3||HAR||110||TH||6:00 PM||9:15 PM|
|Second Six Week||MBA-695-B||Human Resources Managment||Dixon||3||HAR||110||MW||6:00 PM||9:15 PM|
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