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  • Advanced Business Communication
  • BUAD 301: Advanced Business Communication

    Advanced course in business communication focusing on case analysis, analytical reports, ethics and business presentations.

  • QBA: Probability and Statistics
  • ISDS 361A: QBA: Probability and Statistics

    Probability concepts; expectations; descriptive statistics; discrete and continuous random variables; sampling; estimation; hypothesis testing; simple and multiple regression; nonparametric statistics.

  • 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 Management and Operations
  • MGMT 339: Principles of Management and 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.

  • Concepts of Federal Income Tax Accounting
  • ACCT 308: Concepts of Federal Income Tax Accounting

    Provisions, legislative history and implications of federal taxes.

  • Principles of Marketing
  • MKTG 351: Principles of Marketing

    Application of 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 is critically examined from the perspective of the consumer, economy, technology, legal/political issues and ethical/social responsibility.

  • Business Finance
  • FIN 320: Business Finance

    Financing business enterprises; financial planning and control; analysis of alternative sources and uses of combinations of short-, intermediate- and long-term debt and equity. Cost of capital and capital investment decisions; capital budgeting analysis and valuation; working capital management; corporate financial decisions in an international environment.

  • QBA: Statistics and Management Science
  • ISDS 361B: QBA: Statistics and Management Science

    Quantitative methods and their application to business and economic problems. Forecasting, ANOVA, quality control, decision analysis, mathematical modeling, optimization, PERT/CPM, inventory.

  • 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. Not open to economics majors. Students may not receive credit for both ECON 310 and 315. One or more sections offered online.

  • 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 other major trade agreements.

  • 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.

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

    Microsoft Excel will be used 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.

  • Human Resource Management
  • MGMT 343: Human Resource Management

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

  • The Traditional Culture of the World
  • ANTH 304: The Traditional Culture 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.