Master of Business Administration - Course Descriptions
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MAN 6055 Human Behavior and Organization (2 credit hours)
This course examines both individual and group behavior in organizations. Individual behavior is analyzed and discussed from the perspectives of learning, perception, attitudes, personality, stress, and motivation. Social behavior and organizational processes considered include group formation, structure and processes, leadership, communication, decision- making, power, politics and conflict.
ACG 6025 Financial Accounting for Managers (2 credit hours)
This is an introduction to selected financial accounting and reporting topics, with an emphasis on understanding the information provided in financial statements and the related footnotes.
ACG 6075 Management Accounting & Control (2 credit hours) This is an introduction to selected management tools from a managerial accounting perspective, including cost behavior, budgeting, internal performance measurement and evaluation, and activity-based costing.
(Prerequisite: ACG 6025 Financial Accounting)
ECO 6708 Global Economic Environment of Business (2 credit hours)
The primary focus of this course is the importance of foreign trade for the U.S. economy. Particular emphasis is placed on explaining the balance of trade and balance of payments, as well as the determinants of the overall national level of economic activity and related issues of unemployment, inflation, monetary and fiscal policy.
MAR 6815 Marketing Management (2 credit hours)
This course examines the idea of being market driven as it applies to consumer and industrial products and services in profit and not-for-profit sectors. Students learn how to assess market opportunities and how to create a market driven plan using product/service, pricing, distribution, and promotion strategies.
ECP 6702 Managerial Economics (2 credit hours)
This course presents the microeconomic theory of price determination in an exchange economy with special emphasis on the behavior of firms in various market structures.
ISM 6021 Management Information Systems (2 credit hours)
This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of information systems including an examination of the terminology and concepts used in information technology, alternative methodologies for developing information systems, and the application and impact of information technology in contemporary organizations.
GEB 6445 Social, Ethical, Legal Systems (2 credit hours)
A study of the relationship between business and society. This course examines how business influences and is influenced by society and its institutions, including government. Economic, technological, political, social, and ecological environments are examined within the context of business decision making, ethics, and social responsibility. For program information please contact:
MAN 6147 Leadership Concepts (2 credit hours)
Provides a foundation for the study of processes of leadership in organization and society. Presents an overview of various concepts of leadership, such as the personal values of leaders and leadership organization.
QMB 6305 Managerial Decision Analysis (2 credit hours)
This course involves the theory and application of descriptive and inferential statistical methods in the business decision making environment. The use of computerized applications of statistical techniques are emphasized in the production of graphical data analysis, internal estimation, hypothesis testing and multiple regression.
FIN 6406 Financial Management (2 credit hours)
The study of processes, decision structures, and institutional arrangements pursuant to the acquisition and utilization of funds by a firm. The course includes the management of the asset and liability structures of the firm under both certainty and uncertainty.
(Prerequisites: ACG 6025 Financial Accounting and ECP 6702 Managerial Economics.)
GEB 6895, GEB 6896 Integrated Business Applications I and II (6 credit hours)
This is a six credit, 2 semester course sequence which emphasizes the application of techniques and methods taught in the Tool and Application areas. The sequence involves working in both group and individual projects, with "live" as well as published cases. It utilizes a variety of computer applications, and includes the development of detailed business plans.
For program information please contact:
MBA Academic Program Specialist