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Course Schedule

Key Features:

  • 3 years to complete
  • One class taken at a time (except where GE is scheduled)
  • All courses will be 8-weeks in length

BUAD 301: Advanced Business Communication

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

ACCT 308: Concepts of Federal Income Tax Accounting

Provisions, legislative history and implications of federal taxes.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

MGMT 343: Human Resource Management

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Cohort Sample Schedule
Year Term Weeks Course Title Units
Year 1 Fall 2013 8 BUAD 301: Advanced Business Communication 3
8 ISDS 361A: QBA: Probability & Statistics 3
Spring 2014 8 HESC 342: Stress Management GE 3
8 MGMT 339: Principles of Management and Operations 3
Summer 2014 8 MGMT 340: Organizational Behavior 3
8 ACCT 308: Concepts of Federal Income Tax Accounting 3
Year 2 Fall 2014 8 MKTG 351: Principles of Marketing 3
8 FIN 320: Business Finance 3
Spring 2015 8 ISDS 361B: QBA: Statistics & Management Science 3
8 ECON 315: Intermediate Business Microeconomics 3
Summer 2015 8 ECON 335: The International Economy 3
8 FIN 321: Financial Management II 3
Year 3 Fall 2015 8 ISDS 442: Business Modeling Using Spreadsheets 3
8 MGMT 343: Human Resources Management 3
Spring 2016 8 ANTH 304: The Traditional Culture of the World GE 3
8 MGMT 449: Seminar in Strategic Management 3
Summer 2016 8 MKTG 379: Marketing Research Methods 3
8 ECON 340: Economic Research Methods 3
TOTAL 54