Presents a comprehensive, detailed exposure to basic accounting theory. Beginning with the accounting equation, students are introduced to the accounting cycle, preparation of the statement of financial position and the income statement, accounting for assets, liabilities, and stockholders' equity of the firm, and cash flow and financial statement analysis. 3 credits.
Examines the use of accounting systems for managerial decision-making. Budgeting, forecasting, and cost accumulation systems, which relate to manufacturing systems, will be studied. 3 credits.
Prerequisite: ACCT.2010 pre-req
BUSI.1500 Business 101
This course will provide a foundational understanding of business, the various types of business organization, the key functional areas of business and how these functional areas are interconnected. Crucial skills such as use of technology, team-building, information literacy and communication will be emphasized. In addition, the course will provide an overview of contemporary business issues such as ethics and globalization. A major course goal is to enable students to gain a basic understanding of career opportunities particularly in relation to the areas of specialization within the Manning School of Business undergraduate curriculum. 3 credits.
Prerequisite: 30 earned credits.
Special Notes: Enrollment Requirements: Associates Degree or Freshman level Business Administration.
ECON.2010 Economics I (Microeconomics)
Studies the principles of production and exchange. An introduction to demand, supply, pricing, and output under alternative market structures. Derived demand and resource markets are introduced. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Quantitative Literacy (QL). 3 credits.
Special Notes: BS
ECON.2020 Economics II (Macroeconomics)
Studies the principles governing the level of national income and employment. Also examines the commercial banking system, monetary and fiscal policy, the international economy, and alternative economic systems. 3 credits.
Special Notes: BS
ECON.2110 Statistics for Business and Economics I
Presents descriptive statistics, sophisticated counting techniques and other components of probability, simple random variables and their distribution, bivariate functions, sampling theory properties of estimators. 3 credits.
Prerequisite: MATH 1210 pre-req
ENGL.1010 College Writing I
A workshop course that thoroughly explores the writing process from pre-writing to revision, with an emphasis on critical thinking, sound essay structure, mechanics, and academic integrity. Students will read, conduct rhetorical analyses, and practice the skills required for participation in academic discourse. Students will write expository essays throughout the semester, producing a minimum of four formal essays. 3 credits.
ENGL.1020 College Writing II
A workshop course that thoroughly explores the academic research writing process with an emphasis on entering into academic conversation. Building on the skills acquired in College Writing I, students will learn to write extensively with source material. Key skills addressed include finding,assessing, and integrating primary and secondary sources, and using proper documentation to ensure academic integrity. Students will produce analytical writing throughout the semester, including a minimum of four formal, researched essays. 3 credits.
FINA.3010 Financial Management
Principles of financial management, including working and fixed capital, sources of funds, financial statements, financial planning and capital structure. 3 credits.
Prerequisite: ECON2010, ACCT2010 pre; BU min
LGST.2620 Introduction to Business Law
This course introduces students to the fundamentals of business law. The main emphasis is on key aspects of contract law, including the agreement, consideration, writings, third-party rights, illegality, performance, breach, defenses, and remedies The course also covers agency law, employment law, sections of the Uniform Commercial Code, and a variety of other legal issues and topics that influence and intersect with modern business practices. This course is highly recommended for pre-law students, CPA students, and paralegal students. 3 credits.
Special Notes: BS, Collateral CJ
MATH.1200 Precalculus Mathematics I
Intended for students whose background in basic algebra is current. The course objective is to provide students with problem solving and computational techniques needed for further course work and in their occupation. Topics covered include: linear equations, slope of a line, quadratic equations, functions, transformations, inequalities, curve sketching, systems of equations, and the exponential and logarithmic functions 3 credit(s) Prerequisite: 90.11 or equivalent or satisfactory score on the Math Placement Exam given the first week of class. Credit is given for only one of the following courses; 92.120, or 92.121. 3 credits.
Prerequisite: MATH.1115, equivalent, or passing Math Placement Exam
Special Notes: Credit is given for only one of the two following
courses: 92.120 or 92.121.
MATH.1210 Management Precalculus
Review of algebra. The Real Numbers, inequalities and intervals on the number line, factoring, radical notation, properties of exponents, scientific notation, and operations on rational expressions. Function definition and graph of linear/nonlinear functions such as quadratic, cubic, absolute value, piecewise-defined, rational, and power function. Additional topics with functions included such as transformations of graphs and symmetry, composite functions, one-to-one and inverse functions. Solving linear and quadratic equations algebraically and graphically. Solving systems of equations in two variables algebraically and graphically. Modeling systems of equations in three variables and solving them analytically and with matrices using TI-84 implementation. Modeling with linear as well as quadratic and power functions with the aid of a graphing calculator and Excel spread sheets. Business applications are included. 3 credits.
Special Notes: No credit for math/science/engineering majors. Credit is given for only one of the two following courses: 92.120 or 92.121.
MATH.1220 Management Calculus
Review of difference quotient, least squares modeling, limit of difference quotient, differential calculus: derivatives, differentials, higher-order derivatives, implicit differentiation, relative and absolute maxima and minima of functions, and applications of derivatives to business and economics. Integrals and applications to business. No credit in Science or Engineering. 3 credits.
Prerequisite: MATH.1210 Pre-req
Special Notes: MA. No credit toward degree in science or engineering. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: 92.122, 19.125, or 92.131.
MATH.2830 Introduction to Statistics
An introduction to descriptive statistics, graphing and data analysis, probability laws, discrete and continuous probability distributions, correlation and regression, inferential statistics. No credit in Science or Engineering. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Quantitative Literacy (QL). 3 credits.
Special Notes: MATH.1115 or equivalent; MA; Previously 92.183
MGMT.3010 Organizational Behavior
Examination of individuals, groups, and organizations from a behavioral and structural perspective. Topics include employee motivation and satisfaction, communication, power and politics, the dynamics of groups and teams, conflict management, and organizational design and change. 3 credits.
Prerequisite: COM Filter courses,or BU minor
MGMT.3800 Business Ethics
This course will explore the intersection between business leadership and ethics in various context. It provides the opportunity for students to explore complex issues in societal and professional contexts while engaging in probing conversations with classmates. 3 credits.
Prerequisite: MGMT.3010 pre-req
MGMT.4900 Strategic Management
An integration of knowledge in the various functional areas of management toward solution of problems affecting the character and success of the total enterprise. Corporate strategy and its implementation via appropriate policies. 3 credits.
Prerequisite: FINA.3010, MKTG.2010, MIST.201
MIST.2010 Business Information Systems
Structure and foundations of information systems for management from both a user's and designer's perspective. 3 credits.
Prerequisite: COM Filter courses,or BU minor
MKTG.2010 Marketing Principles
The role of marketing in the economy. The elements of the marketing mix--product, price, distribution, and promotion--are discussed in the context of social and political constraints on marketing activity. 3 credits.
Prerequisite: ENGL.1010 & ECON.2010 Pre-
MKTG.2100 Professional Communications
This course provides students with the theory and practice of successful oral and written communication in business. Emphasis is on the development and improvement of communication skills needed for today's fast-paced organizations. Such skills include written communication in short memos and reports, including the use of conferencing technology to convey information. Additionally, the course focuses on oral communication through presentations and discussions as well as the use of current presentation software. 3 credits.
Prerequisite: BA-BBA majors & ENGL.1020 CW2
POMS.2010 Managerial Decision Making
Introduction to quantitative methods for analyzing business problems. Analytic methods include decision analysis, linear programming, queuing and simulation. Applications address issues in areas such as marketing, production, finance and logistics. 3 credits.
Prerequisite: MATH.2830,3860 or ECON.2110pre
POMS.3010 Operations Management
Principles of production/operations management. Nature and function of production systems; operational planning and control; plant layout; materials handling; inventory and quality control. 3 credits.
Prerequisite: POMS.2010 pre-req