ADVANCE Curriculum

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Module 1
MGT 389 Special Topics: Adult Development and Management - This course introduces the student to adult development theory and links these life concepts to life through a process of individual reflection. Both classical and contemporary adult development theory are examined. These theories then provide the paradigm for self- analysis and life assessments, the bases for understanding individuals within organizations and for applying appropriate management style. (3 credits)
Module 2
MGT 305 Principles of Management - The nature and theory of management with an emphasis on the functional application for the basic principles of management to realistic business situations. (3 credits)
Module 3
MGT 304 Communicating in Organizations - Relation of interpersonal communication to communications strategies in organizations. Analysis of communication networks and the relationship to group characteristics and productivity. Leadership and conflict as they relate to communication in the organization. (3 credits)
Module 4
HRM 309 Principles of Human Resource Management - The nature and theory of human resources management with an emphasis on the functional application of the basic principles of human resource management to realistic organizational situations. (3 credits)
Module 5
MGT 401 Organizational Behavior - A study of people as they behave in organizations; motivation, attitudes, personality patterns and their relations to behavior in business and other organizations. (3 credits)
Module 6
ECO 207 Business Statistics - A general course to acquaint the student with the elements and procedures of statistics. Includes the basic concept of statistical methods, analysis and functional use of statistical tools. (3 credits)
Module 7
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I - A foundation course dealing with accounting principles and procedures with emphasis on the entire accounting cycle, special journals, control accounts and subsidiary ledgers. (3 credits)
Module 8
ACC 212 Principles of Accounting II - This course explores the theory and application of accounting principles mastered in ACC 211 as well as Accounting for general partnerships and corporations. (3 credits)
Module 9
MGT 315 Financial Management - Financial statements and financial analysis of business firms, tax considerations, inventory analysis, budgeting, investments, relationship to financial institutions. (3 credits)
Module 10
MKT 304 Principles of Marketing - Fundamental concepts of marketing with analysis of buyer behavior, product development and distribution, and marketing research, planning and forecasting. (3 credits)
Module 11
MGT 318 Management Information Systems - The course explores the role and meaning of MIS in the organization and focuses on the planning, implementation, effect and future of management information systems and communication technologies. (3 credits)
Module 12
MGT 411 International Business - This course focuses on the legal, economic, historical, sociological, political and philosophical concepts operative in multinational business. (3 credits)
Module 13
MGT 407 Decision Making in Organizations - A study of decision-making as a managerial function. Relates models of decision-making to their effectiveness in changing situations. Planning and control in the context of decision- making strategies. (3 credits)
Module 14
MGT 412 Business Policy - This course is designed to demonstrate ways in which various functions and sub-systems of the management process are related to and interact with each other. (3 credits)
Module 15
MGT 444 Internship - This course provides highly motivated students with the opportunity for management related experience in their area of specialization prior to graduation. A focus on knowledge gained from prior courses and a synthesis on the chosen topic. (3 credits)
Six Additional Business Courses
ECO 201 Principles of Economics-Macro - Explores the price system, public and private sectors, national income accounting, unemployment and inflation, fiscal policy, budget deficits and the public debt, money and banking and the Federal Reserve and monetary policy. (3 credits)
ECO 202 Principles of Economics-Micro - Explores supply and demand and the elasticity of supply and demand. Analyzes the degree and nature of competition in various market structures, the economic benefits derived from and the problems presented by big business conglomerates and multinationals and international trade. (3 credits)
LAW 303 Business Law I - An analysis of the legal principles underlying law of contracts, sales, and torts. Case studies are utilized to help students understand the business legal environment. (3 credits)
MGT 316 Personal Computers for Managers - Introduces students to computerized business applications, word processing, spreadsheets, databases and presentation software. Students are given thorough hands-on familiarization of the personal computer and the completion of various business applications on the computer. (3 credits)
PHIL 325 Business Ethics - An applied ethics course, which examines policy decisions, made in business and their ethical implications in society. Theories of ethics and economic justice in relation to decisions made in business (3 credits)
MGT elective at 300-400 level (any upper level Management course)
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