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ACCT 0101 (Demand) 1 hr. cr.
Introduction to the Accounting Profession

The topics covered include the use of technology in the profession,social responsibility, career opportunities and portfolio development.
ACCT 0201 (F,S,Su) 3 hrs. cr.
Principles of Financial Accounting
An introduction to accounting as an information communication function that supports economic decision making. The topics covered should help students understand the development of financial statements and their interpretation. Prerequisite or corequisite: MATH 130 or higher.
ACCT 0202 (F,S,Su) 3 hrs. cr.
Principles of Managerial Accounting
Use of accounting as a tool for the process of planning, controlling and decision making. Emphasis on where accounting data is obtained, what kind of information is needed and how it is used in the management process. Prerequisite: ACCT 201.
ACCT 0305 (Demand) 3 hrs. cr.
Health Administration Finance
Use of accounting as a tool for the process of planning, controlling and decision making, with an emphasis on healthcare management applications. Coverage includes sources of accounting data, what kind of information is needed and how it is used in the management process. Prerequisite: MATH 125 or higher.
ACCT 0309 (F,S) 3 hrs. cr.
Accounting Information Systems
A comprehensive study of the objectives, uses, evaluation and design of accounting information systems. The course is for students who will soon be assuming the responsibilities of professional accountants and need to know how accounting information systems function. Prerequisites: ACCT 201 and 202 with a grade of ‘C’ or above.
ACCT 0312 (F,S) 3 hrs. cr.
Intermediate Accounting
Examination of current and emerging financial accounting theory and techniques used to measure and report financial information to investors, creditors and other external users. Emphasizes asset and income determination, preparation and interpretation of financial statements and related disclosure requirements. Prerequisites: ACCT 201 and 202 with a grade of ‘C’ or above.
ACCT 0322 (F,S) 3 hrs. cr.
Intermediate Financial and Capital Accounting
Course that covers financial and capital accounting for business enterprises (with emphasis on the corporation). Emphasizes topics in areas of (1) accounting for liabilities, (2) shareholders’ equity, (3) earnings per share, (4) investments, (5) income taxes and (6) the statement of cash flows. Prerequisites: ACCT 201 and 202 with a grade of ‘C’ or above.
ACCT 0325 (Demand) 3 hrs. cr.
Managerial Accounting
Use of accounting as a tool for the process of planning, controlling and decision making. Emphasis on where accounting data is obtained, what kind of information is needed and how it is used in the management process. This course may not be taken by the accounting major to satisfy accounting General Education Requirements. Prerequisite: ACCT 202.
ACCT 0332 (Demand) 3 hrs. cr.
Intermediate Accounting III
Third of three courses that comprehensively cover financial accounting concepts and standards for business enterprises (with emphasis on the corporation). Coverage includes: (1) earnings per share, (2) investments, (3) income taxes, (4) post-retirement benefits, (5) leases, (6) cash flows and (7) accounting changes and errors. Prerequisite: ACCT 322.
ACCT 0350 (F) 3 hrs. cr.
Financial Statement Analysis
Keys to both accounting and financial analysis. Examines the relevance of financial statement analysis to all business decisions. Priorities: (1) relevance; (2) decision inferences; and (3) practicality. Prerequisite: ACCT 202 or permission.
ACCT 0375 (F) 3 hrs. cr.
Tax Accounting I
Procedures for reporting federal income taxes with emphasis on income and deductions for individuals. Practice in preparing federal income tax returns. Prerequisites: ACCT 201 and 202 with a ‘C’ or above or permission.
ACCT 0385 (S) 3 hrs. cr.
Cost Accounting
Study of accounting cost systems providing information generation for managerial planning and control. Special emphasis is placed on both technology and Quality Management as applied to industrial and service enterprises. Prerequisites: ACCT 202 with a ‘C’ or above, GB 321.
ACCT 0402 (Demand) 3 hrs. cr.
Strategic Financial Accounting
Application of accounting principles of business combinations, consolidated financial statements, foreign currency transactions, postretirement benefits and leases. Prerequisite: ACCT 322.
ACCT 0408 (S) 3 hrs. cr.
Tax Accounting II
Procedures for reporting federal income taxes with emphasis on corporations, partnerships, estates and trusts. Practice in preparing federal income tax returns of these business entities. Prerequisite: ACCT 375 or permission.
ACCT 0411 (F,S) 3 hrs. cr.
Auditing
Overview of the certified public accounting profession with special attention to auditing standards, professional ethics, the legal liability inherent in the attest function, the study and evaluation of internal control, the nature of evidence, the use of statistical sampling and performing an audit. Prerequisites: ACCT 312, ACCT 309. Prerequisite or corequisite: ACCT 322.
ACCT 0420 (Su) 3 hrs. cr.
International Accounting
Examination of accounting operations within a multinational corporate environment. Primary emphasis is on international financial reporting and standard setting with regard to different needs within different countries, international financial statement analysis and accounting standards and practices in selected countries. Prerequisite: ACCT 202. Cross listed as INTS 0420.
ACCT 0421 (F) 3 hrs. cr.
Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting
Study of accounting principles, standards and procedures that apply to governmental entities. Primary emphasis is accounting for municipalities. Provides background for studying accounting systems of colleges and universities, hospitals and other nonprofit entities. Prerequisite: ACCT 322.
ACCT 0422 (Su) 3 hrs. cr.
Controllership
Advanced study in decision models and cost information, system choice, strategy and management control. Special emphasis on Quality Management and time related management control initiatives. Prerequisite: ACCT 385.
ACCT 0431 (S) 3 hrs. cr.
Forensic and Investigative Accounting
An integration of concepts from auditing, emphasizing forensic and investigative accounting, as well as fraud examination. In addition, examination of internal, operational and compliance audits, as well as specialized reports. Prerequisite: ACCT 411.
ACCT 0491 (Demand) 1-12 hrs. cr.
Internship in Accounting
An internship for senior accounting students with an opportunity to observe and participate in actual business operations within the community. All internships must conform to institutional policy regarding the number of hours of work, the number of credit hours and written agreements with the cooperating business or agency. Prerequisites: 65 hours, 3.0 GPA and department approval.
ACCT 0498 (Demand) 1-3 hrs. cr.
Advanced Topics in Accounting
For upper division accounting or related majors with topics to be announced each time the course is offered. Prerequisite: Senior standing or permission.
ACCT 0499 (Demand) 1-6 hrs. cr.
Independent Study in Accounting
Individually directed readings, research and discussion in selected areas of accounting for advanced majors. Scope, depth, area of concentration and credit to be arranged upon entry into course. Offered by arrangement. Prerequisites: Permission and a minimum 3.0 GPA. Repeatable up to six credit hours.
ENT 0201 (F) 1 hr. cr.
Developing a Business Plan
This course focuses on the proper techniques to use in preparing and presenting a business plan, which will provide the necessary goals and directions for creating, managing and gaining profit from a business.
ENT 0202 (F) 1 hr. cr.
Business Opportunities
A course concentrating on analyzing the feasibility of starting or expanding a business venture. Topics include developing strategies for various types of existing business ventures and new startups, product positioning, the purchase of existing businesses, franchising and determining and creating a competitive advantage for products and services.
ENT 0203 (F) 1 hr. cr.
Legal Aspects for Entrepreneurs
This course will cover the formation, advantages and disadvantages of corporations, partnerships, LLCs and sole proprietorships as different forms of legal ownership for new businesses. Topics include business licenses, business insurance, government regulations, government support systems, liability and ethical issues.
ENT 0204 (S) 1 hr. cr.
Initial Capitalization
A course to help prepare the entrepreneur for presenting their “initial capital” needs to the appropriate audience in obtaining financing for their new business.
ENT 0205 (S) 1 hr. cr.
Cash Flow Analysis
A course for preparing analysis on a new or existing business in the areas of business operating cycle, quality indicators, financial ratios, permanent working capital and cash flow analysis.
ENT 0206 (S) 1 hr. cr.
Microcomputer Applications
A course to prepare the entrepreneur for applying computerized accounting technology to a small business situation. QuickBooks for Windows will be used for the course.
ENT 0207 (F) 1 hr. cr.
Accounting Procedures
A course to teach entrepreneurs accounting concepts so they will have background knowledge of the how and why of financial statement preparation as related to managing small businesses.
ENT 0208 (F) 1 hr. cr.
Accounting Records
A course to acquaint entrepreneurs with the various accounting and financial records needed to successfully operate a small business.
ENT 0209 (F) 1 hr. cr.
Accounting Taxation
A course to acquaint entrepreneurs with the tax consequences of the different forms of business organization and the documents necessary to get a business “legal” with authorities for “tax” purposes.
ENT 0210 (S) 1 hr. cr.
The Management Process for Entrepreneurs
A course to acquaint the entrepreneur with basic theories and principles of management as they relate to an entrepreneurial and newly formed business. Using E-commerce in traditional companies will be evaluated. Small business survival by gaining the competitive edge will be stressed.
ENT 0211 (S) 1 hr. cr.
Strategic Planning & Organizing
A course to help small business people develop and implement management strategies for efficiency and to learn and practice the important functions of planning and organizing a small business. Topics include the balanced scorecard concept, analytical tools, methods of managing entrepreneurial firms and the formation of strategy for E-commerce trends and the application of this strategy.
ENT 0212 (S) 1 hr. cr.
Human Resource Issues for Entrepreneurs
This course is designed to help the students and owners of small businesses improve their human relations skills needed in running a business. The discovering of one’s management style and the development of new management skills will be covered.
ENT 0213 (S) 1 hr. cr.
Promotion
This course will introduce the entrepreneur to the complexities of advertising for smaller businesses. The entrepreneur will learn to develop the marketing goals of a business and select a marketing mix to communicate those ideas to the marketplace. Utilizing the Internet in promotional strategies will be covered.
ENT 0214 (S) 1 hr. cr.
Pricing
This course will concentrate on the pricing of products for a small business for profit and the development of pricing strategies and sales promotion techniques, that will allow businesses to attract customers for the buying process. The emphasis will be on pricing strategies for goods and/or services.
ENT 0215 (S) 1 hr. cr.
Merchandise/Inventory Planning
This course will acquaint the entrepreneur with various techniques of inventory/merchandise planning and controls. It will also focus on merchandising strategies, salesmanship, location analysis and the purchasing function.
ENT 0301 (S) 3 hrs. cr.
New Business Formation
Students, as officers or employees, will be required to complete the following tasks generally inclusive with creating and managing a small business: identify a viable product/service and target market; develop an organizational structure for the company; write a business plan; maintain internal cost and accounting procedures; develop advertising and marketing strategies; and harvest the business. Prerequisites: ENT 201, ENT 202, ENT 203, ENT 204, ENT 205, ENT 209 or consent of the instructor.
ENT 0302 (F) 3 hrs. cr.
Managing Innovation and Technology
Students work in a consulting capacity problem solving for entrepreneurial companies that may be located in a business innovation center or referred by the Small Business Development Center. Students work with problems related to marketing, financial management, managerial issues and other business requirements in which students will combine business and consulting skills in a way that leads to innovation and sustainable growth in the small businesses. Prerequisites: ENT 201, ENT 202, ENT 203, ENT 204, ENT 205, ENT 209 or consent of the instructor.
ECON 0180 (F,S,Su) 3 hrs. cr.
The American Economic System
A core course on the goals organization and operation of the U.S. economy. Topics include: scarcity and choice; the role of profits, saving, investment and competition; the economic functions of government; limitations of the market system; other types of economic systems; and international trade. Personal finance topics include setting goals, budgeting, savings and investing,credit management and retirement planning. Not for business majors or for those who have taken ECON 201 or 202. Prerequisite: ACT MATH Score of 19 or higher or MATH 030 or above.
ECON 0201 (F,S,Su) 3 hrs. cr.
Principles of Economics (Macro)
A basic course that explains the organization, operation and goals of the U.S. economic system with emphasis on basic principles and concepts; measurement, determination and stabilization of national income; unemployment and inflation; the role of money and monetary policy; fiscal policy; economic growth; international finance; and current economic problems. Prerequisite: MATH 030 or above.
ECON 0202 (F,S,Su) 3 hrs. cr.
Principles of Economics (Micro)
A continuation of economic principles with emphasis on the theory of price determination and income distribution, with particular attention to the nature and application of those bearing on decision making within a household, firm or industry; cost and revenue implications of various product and factor market structures; and international trade and finance. Prerequisite: MATH 030 or above.
ECON 0300 (F,S) 3 hrs. cr.
Money and Banking
The nature, need, functions, role, creation and destruction of money and credit; financial institutions and their functions with special emphasis on the commercial banking system and the Federal Reserve system; introduction to monetary theory and policy; and international aspects of money and monetary policy. Prerequisites: ECON 201 and ECON 202.
ECON 0320 (F) 3 hrs. cr.
Pension Planning
Pension Planning is the establishment, implementation and management of private retirement plans. Topics include: the history of private pension plans in the United States, the debate over defined benefit versus defined contribution plans, tax considerations in pension planning, important aspects of various types of pension plans, funding of pension plans, terminating pension plans and investment issues for pension plans. Prequisites: ECON 201, ECON 202 and ACCT 201. Corequisite: GB 301.
ECON 0330 (F) 3 hrs. cr.
Principles of Insurance
Survey of the fundamentals of insurance, including risk management, interpretation of policies, property insurance, liability insurance, health insurance and life insurance. Prerequisites: ECON 201 and ECON 202.
ECON 0350 (F,S,Su) 3 hrs. cr.
Financial Management
Study of the financial operating environment and financial analysis; risk and valuation; time value of money; capital budgeting; cost of capital and leverage; working capital management; and dividend policy. Prerequisites: ECON 201, ECON 202, ACCT 201 and ACCT 202.
ECON 0370 (S) 3 hrs. cr.
Estate Planning
The study of the efficient conservation and transfer of wealth, consistent with the client’s goals. The course will consider the legal, tax, financial and non-financial aspects of this process. Topics covered will include trusts, wills, probate, advanced directives, charitable giving, wealth transfers and related taxes. Prerequisites: ECON 350, ACCT 375 and GB 301.
ECON 0400 (F) 3 hrs. cr.
Bank Management
Provides an introduction to the commercial bank industry, its organization, structure and regulation. The lending and investment functions of banking are examined along with liability and capital management issues, including de nova banking and merger/acquisitions. Its’ purpose is to offer an overview of commercial banks and their delivery role in the financial services industry. Prerequisites: ECON 300 and ECON 350.
ECON 0401 (F) 3 hrs. cr.
Managerial Economics
The price system and resource allocation through a system of markets and prices; price and output determination in perfect and imperfect markets; resource markets; and income determination. Prerequisites: ECON 201, ECON 202 and GB 321.
ECON 0402 (Demand) 3 hrs. cr.
Macroeconomic Analysis
National income determination with various macroeconomic models; fiscal and monetary policy; international linkages; consumption and investment; and trade-offs between inflation and unemployment. Prerequisite: ECON 300.
ECON 0411 (S) 3 hrs. cr.
Investments
Principles underlying investment analysis and policy; salient characteristics of governmental and corporate securities; policies of companies and investing institutions; relations of investment policy to money markets and business fluctuations; and security price-making forces. Prerequisite: ECON 350.
ECON 0420 (F) 3 hrs. cr.
Security Analysis
A broad introduction to basic stock selection using “fundamental” analysis whereby “over” and “under” valued stocks are to be identified. The class will construct a common stock portfolio of 10 to 25 stocks. Other topics covered will include basic schools of investment thought, diversification, quality of earnings and factors affecting equity ownership. Prerequisite: ECON 350 or permission.
ECON 0421 (F) 3 hrs. cr.
Portfolio Management I
Theories of diversification, portfolio construction and portfolio management; fundamental analysis of securities; investment goals and strategies; economic and industry analysis; decision making for the Youngman Portfolio. Prerequisite: ECON 411. Students are admitted into this class on a selective basis determined by an application and interview process.
ECON 0422 (S) 3 hrs. cr.
Portfolio Management II
Theories of diversification, portfolio construction and portfolio management; fundamental analysis of securities; economic and industry analysis; financial software competencies; derivatives; decision making for the Youngman Portfolio. Prerequisite: ECON 421. Students are admitted into this class on a selective basis determined by an application and interview process.
ECON 0440 (S) 3 hrs. cr.
Advanced Financial Planning:
Cases and Applications
This course will integrate material presented in the financial planning track coursework. Students will be engaged in critical thinking and decision making regarding personal financial management topics in the context of the financial planning process. Prerequisites: ACCT 375, ECON 320 and ECON 330. Corequisites: ECON 370 and ECON 411.
ECON 0450 (S) 3 hrs. cr.
Financial Strategy
Financial planning, capital budgeting under constraints of mutual exclusiveness and capital rationing, leverage (both operating and financial), debt financing, common stock (including dividend policy), preferred stock, leasing, mergers and LBOs using a case study approach. Prerequisite: ECON 350.
ECON 0491 (Demand) 1-6 hrs. cr.
Internship in Finance and Economics
An internship for senior Finance/ Economics students with an opportunity to observe and participate in actual business operations within the community. All internships must conform to institutional policy regarding the number of hours of work, the number of credit hours and written agreements with the cooperating business or agency. Prerequisites: 65 hours, 3.0 GPA and department approval. Repeatable up to six credit hours.
ECON 0498 (Demand) 1-3 hrs. cr.
Advanced Topics in Economics
For upper-division students. Topics to be announced each time the course is offered. Examples of seminars offered in the past are: 498-Seminar in International Economics, 498-Seminar in Business Cycles and 498-Seminar in Public Finance.
ECON 0499 (Demand) 1-6 hrs. cr.
Independent Study in Finance/Economics
Individually directed readings, research and discussion in selected areas of Finance/Economics for advanced majors. Scope, depth, area of concentration and credit to be arranged upon entry into course. Offered by arrangement. Prerequisites: Permission and a minimum 3.0 GPA. Repeatable up to six credit hours.
GB 0100 (F,S,Su) 2 hrs. cr.
Introduction to Personal Finance
Introduction to the concepts and tools necessary for effective management of personal financial health. Includes goal-setting, budgeting, obtaining and using credit, sound consumer purchasing strategy, insurance, investment decisions and retirement planning.  
GB 0101 (F,S,Su) 3 hrs. cr.
Introduction to Personal Financial Planning
Introduction to the concepts and tools necessary for effective management of personal financial health. Includes goal-setting,investment decisions, obtaining and using credit, insurance and retirement planning. Also provides exposure to various business careers and to comparable decisions that business owners and managers make.  
GB 0110 (Demand) 3 hrs. cr.
Computer Formatting
Covers all styles of business letters, reports, memos and tables. Some of the advanced Microsoft Word commands used are: headers and footers, find and replace, report styles, advanced table features, templates, labels, mail merge and sort. For business education majors only.  
GB 0151 (F,S,Su) 1 hr. cr.
Introduction to Business Careers
A course designed for incoming business students to introduce the opportunities within business fields. The student will be introduced to faculty and alumni from the departments of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Management, Marketing and International Business. Information will be provided about their respective departments, major fields of study, internships and career opportunities will be discussed.  
GB 0298 (Demand) 1-8 hrs. cr.
Topics in General Business
Special topics in General Business. Topics to be announced each time the course is offered.  
GB 0301 (F,S) 3 hrs. cr.
Legal Environment of Business I
Common law principles and statutes, particularly the Uniform Commercial Code, as they relate to American business. Includes the court systems and procedures, a brief overview of criminal law and tort law, contracts, personal property and bailments, sales, commercial paper and secured transactions. Special emphasis on Missouri case-law and statutes. Lectures supported by actual case decisions and case digests.  
GB 0302 (F) 3 hrs. cr.
Legal Environment of Business II
Common law principles and statutes, particularly the Uniform Commercial Code, as they relate to American business. Includes consumer protection, government control and regulation, insurance, bankruptcy, intellectual property, agency and employment, business organizations, real property and estates. Prerequisite: Junior standing.  
GB 0312 (F) 3 hrs. cr.
Principles of Business Education
Fundamentals of business education including curriculum, trends, equipment, materials, professional organizations and career and technical education programs. For business education majors only. (To be taken the fall prior to student teaching.)  
GB 0320 (F,S,Su) 3 hrs. cr.
Business Communication (Writing Intensive)
Principles of writing effective letters, memos and reports to solve real-world situations. Emphasis on contemporary issues and the employment process. Prerequisites: 6 hours English Composition or permission of instructor.  
GB 0321 (F,S,Su) 3 hrs. cr.
Business Statistics I
Methods of collection, analysis, interpretation and presentation of data related to business. Topics include frequency distribution, measures of central tendency and dispersion, regression and correlation analysis, probability concepts, sampling distributions, estimation procedures and hypothesis testing. Computer statistical packages will be utilized in analysis and application of problems. Prerequisites: MATH 130, 131 or higher and MM 237.  
GB 0322 (S) 3 hrs. cr.
Business Statistics II
Methods of statistical analysis relating to business decision making and research in business and economics. Emphasizes sampling theory, parametric tests of hypotheses, analysis of variance, multiple regression, non-parametric tests of hypotheses and other selected statistical techniques. Computer statistical packages (and spreadsheet packages) will be utilized in analysis of problems. Prerequisite: GB 321.  
GB 0361 (Demand) 1 hr. cr.
Personal Development
Identifying interests, skills and abilities in relation to prospective jobs. Establishing short-term and long-term career goals. Developing job search skills. Demonstrating dining etiquette. Prerequisite: 6 hours English Composition or permission of instructor.  
GB 0362 (Demand) 1 hr. cr.
Career Development
Increasing verbal and nonverbal job related communication and presentation skills. Acquiring networking abilities. Exploring business etiquette and dress in order to adjust to the corporate environment and the professional image. Improving time management skills.  Prerequisite: 6 hours English Composition or permission of instructor.  
GB 0363 (Demand) 1 hr. cr.
Interpersonal Development
Learning to work with others and exploring techniques of negotiation. Developing assertiveness and learning to resolve conflict. Developing leadership skills. Understanding how to serve customers/clients and developing sensitivity to other cultures. Prerequisite: 6 hours English Composition or permission of instructor.  
GB 0405 (S) 3 hrs. cr.
Statistical Quality Control
Theory and methods used in statistical quality control. Emphasizes basic statistical analysis, variables control charts, attributes control charts, interpretation of control charts, estimation of process parameters, gage capability, acceptance sampling and service quality. Students will be encouraged to use spreadsheets to solve SPC problems. Prerequisite: GB 321 or consent of instructor.  
GB 0412 (Su) 3 hrs. cr.
Implementing Business Education Programs
This course includes a study of teaching techniques and devices organization and development of curriculum, testing and measurements, funding, special populations, integrating academics, business/education partnerships and multicultural activities. Special emphasis is given to innovations, systems and developments in business and education. For business education majors only. (To be taken the summer prior to student teaching.)  
GB 0491 (Demand) 1-6 hrs. cr.
Internship in General Business
An internship for senior General Business students with an opportunity to observe and participate in actual business operations within the community. All internships must conform to institutional policy regarding the number of hours of work, the number of credit hours and written agreements with the cooperating business or agency. Prerequisites: 65 hours, 3.0 GPA and department approval. Repeatable up to six credit hours.  
GB 0498 (Demand) 1-3 hrs. cr.
Advanced Topics in General Business
Special topics in General Business. For upper-division students. Topics to be announced each time the course is offered. Prerequisite: Senior standing or permission. Seminar topics offered in the past include office machines, career orientation and human relations.  
GB 0499 (Demand) 1-6 hrs. cr.
Independent Study in General Business
Individually directed readings, research and discussions in selected areas of general business for advanced majors. Scope, depth, area of concentration and credit to be arranged upon entry into course. Offered by arrangement. Prerequisites: Permission and 3.0 GPA. Repeatable up to six credit hours.  
IB 0210 (Demand) 3 hrs. cr.
Global Business Literacy
Introduction to the concepts of international trade and business. The course provides an overview of international organizations and business. The course will focus on cultural differences; theories and interdependencies of international trade and economic development; and discuss the positions of proponents and opponents of International Trade development. Not for Business Majors or for those who have taken IB 310. Prerequisites: None.  
IB 0310 (F,S) 3 hrs. cr.
International Business
Introduction to the intricacies and complexities of international trade and business. The course provides an overview of the international organizations and the effects of the foreign environment on international business. The course will focus on cultural differences; theories of international trade and economic development; international finance; marketing internationally and practical applications of starting and maintaining international business relationships. This course is the prerequisite for higher level International Business courses. Prerequisite: ECON 180 or above.  
IB 0352 (F) 3 hrs. cr.
International Human Resource Management
The course addresses the concepts, principles and practices of organizations who have chosen to participate in international activities either as a profit-seeking business, a not-for-profit or a governmental agency and wishes to improve the effective management of people in a global environment. The course will address the unique international issues including, but not limited to, human resource planning, recruiting, selecting orienting, training, evaluating and compensating employees in a legal, ethical and socially responsible manner. Prerequisite: IB 310 or instructor permission.  
IB 0400 (F) 3 hrs. cr.
International Marketing
This course provides students with an understanding of the principles and practices of international marketing by studies of the international marketing environment, international marketing strategies, international marketing management and international marketing organization for international companies. Prerequisites: IB 310 and MM 300.  
IB 0410 (S) 3 hrs. cr.
International Management
This course will focus on the development of management skills related to international business. The students will study the international business environment, international business strategy, international organizational structure and international management. Management issues for small and large international companies will be examined in the areas of management of activities, building of capabilities, management across boundaries, coordination and control and human resource management. Prerequisites: IB 310 and MM 350.  
IB 0420 (Su) 3 hrs. cr.
International Accounting
Examination of accounting operations within a multinational corporate environment. Primary emphasis is on international financial reporting and standard setting with regard to different needs within different countries, harmonization, international financial statement analysis and accounting standards and practices in selected countries. Prerequisites: IB 310 and ACCT 202. Cross listed as ACCT 0420.  
IB 0430 (F) 3 hrs. cr.
International Corporate Finance
This course focuses on the environment in which the international financial manager operates. Students study the risks of doing business overseas and the tools available to minimize those risks. Foreign exchange risk, political risk, foreign investments and international financing, working capital management, accounting and control are examined within this context. Prerequisites: IB 310 and ECON 350.  
IB 0460 (S) 3 hrs. cr.
Global Supply Chain Management
This course will focus on the development of logistics management skills related to global supply chains. The students will study the international business environment as it relates to transportation modes and methods, trade agreements and trade zones, legal and security transportation issues, international conventions and import and export regimes. Particular attention will be given to supply chain management as part of the firm’s strategic positioning, cultural interactions and quality considerations as well as to the importance of third party logistics providers. Prerequisites: IB 310 and IB 400.  
  IB 0491 (Demand) 1-6 hrs. cr.
Internship in International Business
An internship for senior International Business students with an opportunity to observe and participate in actual business operations within the community. All internships must conform to institutional policy regarding the number of hours of work, the number of credit hours and written agreements with the cooperating business or agency. Prerequisites: 65 hours, 3.0 GPA and department head approval. Repeatable up to six credit hours.
IB 0498 (Demand) 1-3 hrs. cr.
Advanced Topics in International Business
Special topics in international business. For upper-division students. Topics to be announced each time the course is offered.  
IB 0499 (Demand) 1-6 hrs. cr.
Independent Study in International Business
Individually directed readings, research and discussion in selected areas of International Business for advanced majors. Scope, depth, area of concentration and credit to be arranged upon entry into course. Offered by arrangement. Prerequisites: 65 hours, 3.0 GPA and department head approval. Repeatable up to six credit hours.  
MM 0237 (F,S,Su) 3 hrs. cr.
Using Information Systems
Principles of information systems in the business environment. Covers components of personal and business information systems, file management and industry standard application software packages (i.e., word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation and Internet browser). Includes hands-on use of microcomputers. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of windows operating system, word processing, spreadsheet and database software required or CIS 105 Introduction to Microcomputer Use.  
MM 0300 (F,S,Su) 3 hrs. cr.
Principles of Marketing
Survey of major marketing methods, institutions and practices. Retailing, wholesaling, distribution channels, marketing legislation, advertising, marketing research and marketing cost are treated from the standpoint of consumers, middlemen and manufacturers. Prerequisite: Junior standing.  
MM 0312 (F,Su-Odd) 3 hrs. cr.
Retailing
Principles of successful retail management, including managing retail operations, administration and control, location analysis, merchandising, promotion and review of the retail environment with analytic and research methods applicable to retail problems. Prerequisite: MM 300.
MM 0321 (F,S) 3 hrs. cr.
Professional Sales and Sales Management
Covers the principles, methods and techniques of effective professional strategic and consultative selling, as well as the management of a professional sales staff. Prerequisite: MM 300.  
MM 0337 (F,S,Su-Demand) 3 hrs. cr.
Management Information Systems
The course provides a basic understanding of data manipulation, evaluation and summarization to be used in the decisionmaking process and familiarizes students with management information systems and common business application software. The tools used are spreadsheet and database software. Students should learn to integrate software packages to address complex business problems. Prerequisite: MM 237.
MM 0340 (S) 3 hrs. cr.
Principles of Transportation
Principles of Transportation examines forms of transportation and institutional factors that influence transportation decisions; regulation, public policy and other governmental variables are reviewed in detail. An introduction to physical distribution’s interaction with transportation is explored. Prerequisite: MM 300.
MM 0345 (F,S) 3 hrs. cr.
Business Logistics
A survey of the management of logistic functions in the firm, including physical supply and distribution activities such as transportation, storage facilities, inventory control, materials handling, warehousing, financing and organization. Prerequisite: MM 300.
MM 0350 (F,S,Su) 3 hrs. cr.
Fundamentals of Organizational Management (Writing Intensive)
A study of the fundamentals and functions of organizational management, including planning, decision making organization, leading and controlling from individual and group behavior perspectives. rerequisites: Junior standing and ENG 101/102 or equivalent. Cross-listed as HS 350.
MM 0352 (F,S,Su) 3 hrs. cr.
Human Resource Management
Principles and practices of management with emphasis on the human factors, including procurement, development and maintenance of an effective work force. Prerequisite: MM 350 or consent of instructor.  
MM 0354 (F,S,Su) 3 hrs. cr.
Quality Management
Quality Management (QM) is an overview of an evolving philosophy for continuous improvement of products, processes and services to enhance quality while reducing costs. It is a management/technical/cultural approach to the integration of all systems and processes of an enterprise to achieve “customer” satisfaction. Prerequisites: MM 350, GB 321 or consent of instructor.  
MM 0360 (F) 3 hrs. cr.
Supply Chain Management
This course presents a survey of basic supply chain management among focal organizations and their tiered business partners. Emphasis on collaboration and planning related to major functional areas required to organize the flow of products from inception through delivery to satisfy final customer needs. Information and communication technology as an enabler of supply chain management strategies is also discussed. An appreciation of how the local supply chain functions as part of a global system is explored. Prerequisite: MM 300.  
MM 0401 (S,Su-Even) 3 hrs. cr.
Integrated Marketing Communications
This course examines the planning, development and execution of integrated marketing communications programs with a focus on the promotional aspects of the marketing mix. Both traditional and online applications of marketing strategies are studied as they pertain to achieving an organization’s goals and objectives. The analysis of advertising media, the preparation of advertising programs and the formulation of campaigns are included in the course. Prerequisite: MM300.
MM 0405 (F,S,Su-Demand) 3 hrs. cr.
Internet Marketing
Addresses the new technological environment that marketers are facing by introducing strategic considerations related to technology and technology implementation. Explores the basics of marketing exchange utilizing the information highway, multimedia techniques, database marketing and interactive telecommunications; also gives students hands-on experience with relevant software. Prerequisites: MM 300 and MM 237 (or equivalent).
MM 0411 (F,S) 3 hrs. cr.
Labor and Employment Law
A primary emphasis on Fair Employment practices, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and other major employer/employee legal relationship including, but not limited to, affirmative action, race, gender, age, disability and affinity orientation discrimination. Additional topics include Fair Labor Standards Act, Immigration Reform and Control Act, worker’s compensation and privacy issues. A secondary emphasis on the Labor-Management Relations Act, as amended, the bargaining unit and unfair labor practices. Prerequisite: Junior standing. Formerly GB 411.
MM 0412 (F,S,Su-Demand) 3 hrs. cr.
Marketing Strategy
Strategic aspects of marketing: problems involved in environmental scanning, goal setting, planning and strategies as they apply to product and service policy, financial objectives, promotional objectives, distribution policy and marketing intelligence. Prerequisites: Senior standing, MM 432,MM 470, MM 350 and ECON 350.
MM 0431 (F,S,Su) 3 hrs. cr.
Operations Management
Principles and decision analysis related to the effective utilization of the factors of production and operations in manufacturing activities for both intermittent and continuous systems. The study of operations management, analytical models and methods, facilities design and the use of computer modeling for control systems for effective production operations. Prerequisite: GB 321.
MM 0432 (F,S,Su-Demand) 3 hrs. cr.
Consumer Behavior
An interdisciplinary approach to the analysis and interpretation of consumer buying habits and motives and the resulting purchase of goods and services. The purchaser’s psychological, economic and socio-cultural actions and reactions are stressed. Prerequisite: MM 300.
MM 0436 (S) 3 hrs. cr.
Services Marketing
The course focuses on the knowledge needed to implement quality service and service strategies for competitive advantage within the service sector. Service quality and recovery, the linking of measurement to performance, service mapping and cross functional treatment of issues are covered in this course. Prerequisite: MM300.
MM 0441 (F,S,Su) 3 hrs. cr.
Organizational Behavior
The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to the study of individual and group behavior within an organization. Current and emerging theoretical and practical knowledge for understanding topics such as motivation, leadership, managerial decision-making, group processes and conflict resolution. Prerequisite: MM 350.
MM 0445 (Demand) 3 hrs. cr.
Compensation and Benefit Management
The course includes principles and practices of compensation and benefit management addressing both intrinsic and extrinsic issues. With an emphasis on strategic analysis, the course will address the theory and practices that include the basis for compensation, compensation systems, benefits, executive compensation and the international implications of the global economy. Prerequisite: MM 350 or consent of the instructor.
MM 0447 (Demand) 3 hrs. cr.
Employee Training and Development
An examination of current practices and research in the area of employee training and development to include needs analysis, instructional design and the evaluation of training in organizations. Additional course topics include the strategic role of training, learning management, knowledge management, as well as employee and career development. Prerequisite: MM 350.
MM 0450 (S) 3 hrs. cr.
The Psychology of Human Resource Management
Traditional areas of human resource management/organizational psychology are addressed, including group interaction, communication, retention, interviewing, diversity, conflict management and legal issues. An interdisciplinary approach will be taken. The contents will be presented using both theory and experimental methods.
MM 0452 (F,S,Su) 3 hrs. cr.
Strategic Management (Writing Intensive)
A capstone course integrating business disciplines with formal analyses of the organization’s macro and industry environment; mission and goals; and strategy formulation, implementation and control using computer simulation and/or the case method approach. Prerequisites: Senior standing, MM 300, MM 350 and ECON 350; should be taken during the last semester of university work.
MM 0470 (F,S) 3 hrs. cr.
Marketing Research
The systematic gathering, recording, analyzing and presentation of data relating to market analysis, sales analysis, consumer research, advertising research and attitude research. Prerequisites: GB 321 and six hours of marketing.
MM 0491 (Demand) 1-6 hrs. cr.
Internship in Marketing/Management
An internship for senior marketing/management students with an opportunity to observe and participate in actual business operations within the community. All internships must conform to institutional policy regarding the number of hours of work, the number of credit hours and written agreements with the cooperating business or agency. Prerequisites: 65 hours, 3.0 GPA and department approval. Repeatable up to six credit hours.
MM 0498 (Demand) 1-3 hrs. cr.
Advanced Topics in Marketing/Management
For upper-division students. Topics to be announced each time the course is offered. Prerequisite: Senior standing or permission.
MM 0499 (Demand) 1-6 hrs. cr.
Independent Study in Marketing/Management
Individually directed readings, research and discussion in selected areas of Marketing/Management for advanced majors. Scope, depth, area of concentration and credit to be arranged upon entry into course. Offered by arrangement. Prerequisites: Permission and a minimum 3.0 GPA. Repeatable up to six credit hours.
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