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Fundamental Business Disciplines...


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  • Intermediate Accounting
  • ACCT 301A: Intermediate Accounting

    Accounting theory; preparation of income statements, balance sheets, and statements of cash flows and comprehensive income; IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards); present value concepts; assets, revenue recognition and investments.

  • Traditional Cultures of the World
  • ANTH 304: Traditional Cultures of the World

    Comparative, worldwide survey of traditional, selected and well-studied ways of life using ethnographic writings and films. Examines diverse ways of life, with an emphasis on small-scale societies.

  • Advanced Business Communication
  • BUAD 301: Advanced Business Communication

    Expands knowledge of business communication and develops written and oral communication skills. Study a variety of business cases that understand the function of communication in the modern business world. Analyze real-life business problems and determine when and how to communicate corporate decisions to employees, business partners and the public.

  • Intermediate Business Microeconomics
  • ECON 315: Intermediate Business Microeconomics

    Business decisions in alternative market structures with special emphasis on problem solving in a business context using economic concepts and methods.

  • The International Economy
  • ECON 335: The International Economy

    Theory, practice and institutions of the international economy. International trade and investment, balance of payments, foreign exchange rates, multi-national enterprise, international economic policy. Current trade issues: European Community, trade with developing countries, Eastern Europe and the states of the former Soviet Union; General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT); and others.

  • Economic Research Methods
  • ECON 340: Economic Research Methods

    Basics of applied economic research. How to access existing economic knowledge, locate and compile economic data, and analyze economic problems using theory and quantitative methods.

  • Financial Management I
  • FIN 320: Financial Management I

    Financial statement analysis. Interest rates and valuing cash flows (TVM; valuing stocks and bonds). Investment decision rules and capital budgeting. Risk and return (CAPM) and cost of capital.

  • Financial Management II
  • FIN 321: Financial Management II

    Brief review of valuing cash flows, risk/return and capital budgeting. Long-term financing, capital structure and payout policy, financial planning and forecasting, with a focus on firm valuation.

  • Stress Management
  • HESC 342: Stress Management

    Nature of stress and physiological and psychological effects of prolonged stress responses. Short- and long-term somatic and behavioral techniques (exercise, relaxation, meditation, nutrition, time management and goal setting) for management of stress.

  • Principles of Information Systems
  • ISDS 351: Principles of Information Systems

    How business professionals can leverage Information Systems (IS) through planning, oversight and management. Understanding the implications of IS, learning to identify and evaluate potential opportunities to employ IS, understanding the role of IS as a major facilitator of the fundamental business activities and learning to manage IS projects.

  • Business Analytics I
  • ISDS 361A: Business Analytics I

    Statistical data analysis and inference techniques within the context of business analytics. Selecting statistical tools that are appropriate for a given application. Develop a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel.

  • Business Analytics II
  • ISDS 361B: Business Analytics II

    Advanced concepts and applications of business analytics. Developing analytical thinking, applying business analytics solutions, and communicating insights based on the solutions to decision makers in an organization.

  • Business Modeling Using Spreadsheets
  • ISDS 442: Business Modeling Using Spreadsheets

    Use Microsoft Excel to implement business models. Excel will be used to effectively organize, analyze and present information. Examples include operations, production, marketing and finance. Macros, goal seek, solver, simulation and data tables.

  • Managing Operations
  • MGMT 339: Managing Operations

    Integrates selected general management concepts with operations management concepts and techniques. Emphasizes the development of competencies required for effective planning, designing, operating, controlling and improving processes that produce and deliver quality goods and services.

  • Organizational Behavior
  • MGMT 340: Organizational Behavior

    Social and cultural environments of business. Business ethics. Communication, leadership, motivation, perception, personality development, group dynamics and group growth. Human behavior and organizational design and management practice in American and world wide business.

  • Human Resource Management
  • MGMT 343: Human Resource Management

    Human resource management functions in organizations. Topics include selection, recruiting, training, compensation and performance appraisal.

  • Seminar in Strategic Management
  • MGMT 449: Seminar in Strategic Management

    Integrative cases from top management viewpoint. Administrative processes, ethical-legal-economic implications of business decisions, international applications; organization theory and policy formulation. Individual and team efforts.

  • Principles of Marketing
  • MKTG 351: Principles of Marketing

    Applying current theories and concepts in effectively marketing goods and services to define target customers from a domestic and global perspective. Includes market research, identifying target customers, developing product offers, branding, pricing, marketing communications and distribution channels.

  • Marketing Research Methods
  • MKTG 379: Marketing Research Methods

    Marketing research process. Problem formulation, identifying data sources, data collection, analysis techniques, preparing research reports and application of these concepts to marketing research projects.