Business Administration
(Management) Requirements

Management Course Descriptions

MGT 280, MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE, 3 credits
The course introduces the fundamental concepts of management and organizational behavior, including problems and basic processes of planning, organizing, decision-making, communicating, and controlling, international business, and productions/operations management. Guest speakers will address specific management issues.

 

MGT 320, HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, 4 credits
The course identifies the role and importance of effective human resource utilization in the attainment of individual and organizational goals. Topics include recruitment and selection, training and development, motivation, wage and salary administration, and maintenance activities such as health and safety programs. Prerequisite: MGT 280.

 

MGT 330, PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT, 4 credits
The course familiarizes the student with the quantitative methods and techniques employed in the management of business and manufacturing firms. Topics include PERT/CPM, Linear Programming, Transportation Models, Forecasting, Decision Analysis, Simulation, and Markov Chains. Computer lab assignments demonstrate the use of the computer as a tool for solution of complex problems. Prerequisites: BAD 260.

 

MGT 340, ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR, 4 credits
The course relates theoretical behavioral concepts to the technological, psychological, structural, and management processes in business organizations. Organizational theory dealing with interpersonal relationships, group dynamics, and communications problems within organizations is addressed. Prerequisite: MGT 280.

 

MGT 350, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS, 4 credits
The course introduces the student to multinational business strategies for direct foreign investment, foreign exchange, international financial markets, balance of payments, and economic integration. Organizational, financial, and accounting strategies are explored. The ethical and cultural aspects of international business are emphasized for both industrialized and developing countries. The course is offered in the fall semester in alternate years. Prerequisite: MGT 280.

 

MGT 380, ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT, 4 credits
The student is required to complete the steps from the inception to the design of operation of a small business enterprise. The student will consider opportunities, risks, and strategies in the development of a new business venture. This will culminate in the development of an acceptable business plan presented either individually or in teams. Prerequisite: MGT 280 and permission of instructor.

 

MGT 400, TOPICS IN MANAGEMENT, 1-4 credits
This course may be repeated for a maximum of 8 hours credit. Pertinent topics not included in the regular curriculum will be included. Topics such as a one-semester course in multicultural and gender issues could, for example, be offered under this course number. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

 

MGT 422, STRATEGIC MARKETING, 4 credits
The course addresses the development, implementation, and evaluation of strategic marketing programs in a global economy. The topics focus on the exploitation of strategies that result in competitive advantage. The ethical and cultural aspects of international marketing are introduced. Prerequisite: BAD 320.

 

Major Requirements

Management Concentration (24 credits):

Course Number

Course Name

ECON 330

Managerial Economics

MGT 320

Human Resource Mgt.

MGT 340

Organizational Behavior

MGT 380

Entrepreneurial Development

Plus two of the following

Course Number

Course Name

MGT 350

International Business

MGT 422

Strategic Marketing

MGT 400

Topics in Management

FIN 410

Intl. Financial Management

Major Requirements (40 Credits):

Course Number

Course Name

ACC 230

Principles of Accounting I

ACC 240

Principles of Accounting II

BAD 110 or CSCI 100

Business Information Systems or Introduction to Computing

CSCI 100

Introduction to Computing

BAD 220

Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

BAD 250

Business Communications

BAD 320

Marketing

BAD 399

Internship Seminar

BAD 490

Business Policy

ECON 230

Principles of Microeconomics

ECON 240

Principles of Macroeconomics

FIN 320

Business Finance

MGT 280

Management Principles and Practice

MGT 330

Production Operations Management

Core Requirements (35 credits):

Foreign Language (12 credits):

Required Cognates (8 Credits):

Choose One

Course Number

Course Name

BAD 260

Applied Statistics

SSCI 280

Methods & Statistics for Social Research

NSCI 360

Statistics

Choose One

Course Number

Course Name

BAD 200

Applied Calculus for Business and Economics or

MATH 120

Calculus I

General Electives (5 credits)

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