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Prereqs: For non-CBA students only; 2.5 cum GPA; Sophomore standing (or freshman standing with 14 credit hours of UNL credit and Math 104 with a grade of 'C' or 'Pass' or better).
Letter grade only. Credit towards the degree cannot be earned in both ACCT 200 and ACCT 201 and/or ACCT 202.
This course is designed to introduce financial and managerial accounting concepts to students who are not business majors but who will use such information in future roles as investors, owners, managers, employees and /or taxpaying citizens. Because accounting is referred to as ‘the language of business’ a primary objective of this course is to enable you to understand how accounting meets the information needs of various users. The course lays a foundation for understanding and use of accounting concepts, skills and judgments in numerous endeavors, both career and personal.
This course is a prerequisite for: FINA 300, HRTM 310, TMFD 313, TMFD 412, TMFD 413
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Sophomore standing (or freshman standing with 14 credit hours of UNL credit and Math 104 with a grade of 'C' or 'Pass' or better); and 2.5 GPA.
ACCT 201 provides foundation for advanced courses. ACCT 201 is 'Letter grade only'. Credit toward the degree cannot be earned in both ACCT 200 and either of ACCT 201 and/or ACCT 202.
Fundamentals of accounting, reporting, and analysis to understand financial, managerial, and business concepts and practices.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
Prereqs: Open only to CBA Honors Academy students in good standing or by permission; freshman standing.
Fundamentals of accounting, reporting, and analysis to understand financial, managerial, and business concepts and practices.
This course is a prerequisite for: ACCT 202, ACCT 301, ACCT 308, ACCT 309, ACCT 313, BLAW 372, MRKT 341
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Prereqs: Sophomore standing (or freshman standing with 14 credit hours of UNL credit and Math 104 or Math 106 with a grade of ‘C’ or ‘Pass’ or better); ACCT 201 or 201H with grade of ‘C’ or above; and 2.5 GPA.
Credit toward the degree cannot be earned in both ACCT 200 and either of ACCT 201 and/or ACCT 202.
Continuation of ACCT 201.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
Prereqs: Open only to CBA Honors Academy students in good standing or by permission. Sophomore standing; ACCT201 or ACCT201H with a grade of C or above; and a 2.5 cumulative GPA.
Continuation of ACCT 201H.
This course is a prerequisite for: ACCT 308, ACCT 309, ACCT 313, MNGT 475H, MRKT 341
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: For non-Accounting majors only; 2.5 GPA, ACCT 201 or 201H and ACCT 202 or202H with a C or better.
Does not provide credit toward an accounting degree or accounting minor.
Designed to introduce non-accounting majors to the basics of using accounting information. Covers the practical relationships between business decisions and the financial statements, including forecasting, investment decisions, and tax effects.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: General Economics and Theory
Prereqs: Except for the 53-hr requirement, the junior standing prerequisite is waived.
ACCT 306 is not open to students who have credit in ACCT 201 and/or 202. A one-semester course for students above the sophomore level who desire a knowledge of the fundamentals of accounting.
Fundamentals of accounting analysis which are most helpful in understanding managerial and business concepts and practices.
This course is a prerequisite for: ACCT 308, ACCT 309, ACCT 313, BLAW 372, CIVE 476, MNGT 475, MNGT 475H
Credit Hours: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Prereqs: ACCT 201 or 201H, ACCT 202 or 202H, or ACCT 306, ECON 215 or STAT 218, and Math 104 or 106/108H; all with grades of ‘C’ or above.
Internal accounting as a tool to generate information for managerial planning and control. Conventional and computer problem materials are used to develop understanding of operating and capital budgets, standard costs, incremental concepts, relevant costs, transfer pricing, and responsibility and profit center reports as a means of analysis as well as techniques of measurement.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Prereqs: ACCT 201 or 201H and ACCT 202 or 202H, or ACCT 306, and Math 104 or 106/108H; with grades of C or better; or permission
Examination of accounting system concepts, applications, and the process by which they are analyzed, designed, and implemented. Emphasis on management information and computer applications in financial accounting, auditing, and management accounting by means of case study analysis.
This course is a prerequisite for: ACCT 401, ACCT 409, ACCT 410
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Co-requisite: to be taken con-currently with or after ACCT 313.
Federal and state income tax concepts. Includes theory and historical growth of the fundamentals of the federal tax laws and regulations. Emphasis on the practical application of the tax laws in the preparation of the tax returns (for wage earners and sole proprietors) and the need for tax planning.
This course is a prerequisite for: ACCT 815, ACCT 816
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Prereqs: ACCT 201 or 201H and ACCT 202 or 202H, or ACCT 306, and Math 104 or 106/108H; with grades of C or better.
Analysis and interpretation of financial and operating statements; net income concepts, statements from incomplete records; theory and practice relating to cash flow; and the investment in tangible and intangible assets.
This course is a prerequisite for: ACCT 312, ACCT 314, ACCT 355, ACCT 407, ACCT 408
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ACCT 313 with grade of C or better, or permission.
Continuation of ACCT 313 with emphasis on contemporary accounting theory and practice regarding long-term liabilities, corporate equities, and problem areas under study by professional accounting organizations. Analysis of financial statements and the statements of cash flow stressed and related to current controversial topics.
This course is a prerequisite for: ACCT 401, ACCT 404, ACCT 410, ACCT 814
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ACCT 313 with a grade of C or better.
Research, analysis, and communication of proposals based on current issues in accounting, auditing, and taxation via written reports and presentations.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACCT 398
Prereqs: Permission of department chair.
Topics vary.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission of director of the School of Accountancy.
Open to juniors and seniors concentrating in accounting.
Special research project or reading program under the direction of a staff member in the School.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation, and permission of the supervising faculty member and chair of the School of Accountancy.
Special research project or reading program under the direction of a faculty member within the School of Accountancy.
Credit Hours: 3-6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ACCT 314 and ACCT 309 with grade of C or better.
Principles and methodologies of detecting and deterring fraud using accounting, auditing, and investigative skills. Also introduces the fundamentals of internal auditing in a changing business environment.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACCT 404/804
Prereqs: ACCT 314 with grade of C or better, or permission.
Special accounting problems relating to the preparation of combined and consolidated financial statements for accounting entities with branch offices and with subsidiaries, both domestic and foreign; partnership accounting; accounting for foreign currency transactions and translations; governmental and not-for-profit accounting.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ACCT 313 with grade of "C" or better.
Role of a professional accountant, codes of accountants, ethical decision making, the legal, regulatory and social environment in which an accountant makes an ethical decision.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ACCT 313 and FINA 361 with grades of C or better.
Provides a broad framework for using financial statement analysis to evaluate a firm’s business operations and to predict its future condition using concepts and principles learned in previous accounting and finance courses.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ACCT 309 with a grade of C or better.
Identify, document, evaluate, and suggest improvements to accounting information systems (AIS).  Focus on impact of new technology on business transactions in an AIS, and how the information system influences and supports business decisions.  Current events in the AIS field.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACCT 410/810
Prereqs: ACCT 309 and 314, both with a grade of C or better.
Duties and responsibilities of auditors, methods of conducting various kind of audits; audit working papers; the preparation of the audit report; the auditor's certificate; special problems in the audit of different kinds of enterprises.
This course is a prerequisite for: ACCT 832
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ACCT 412/812 with a grade of C or better.
Federal income taxation for corporations. Tax laws associated with formation, operation, distribution, redemption, and reorganizations are analyzed.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACCT 499H
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation, and permission.
Conduct a scholarly research project and write a University Honors Program or undergraduate thesis.
Credit Hours: 3-6
Course Delivery: Classroom

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Prereqs: Permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: MATH 208/208H and STAT 462, or parallel, and both with a grade of "Pass" or "C" or better.
Calculus-based probability, both univariate and multivariate, applications to risk management-related problems. Problems as posed in the Society of Actuaries (SOA) Exam "P" and/or Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) Exam "1". Determination of loss frequency distributions and their characteristics, expected value, variance, and percentiles. Determination of loss severity distributions and their characteristics, expected value, variance, and percentiles. Determination of loss sharing parameters, deductibles, and maximum payments.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lab 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ACTS 440/840 or parallel.
Application of basic mathematics of finance to problems involving valuation of financial transactions. Problems as posed in the "Society of Actuaries (SOA) Exam 'FM'" and/or "Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) Exam '2'". Determining equivalent measures of interest; estimating the rate of return on a fund; discounting or accumulating a sequence of payments with interest; determining yield rate; length of investment; amounts of investment contributions or amounts of investment returns for various types of financial transactions; and basic calculations involving yield curves, spot rates, forward rates, duration, convexity, immunization and short sales; introduction to financial derivatives (forwards, options, futures, and swaps) and their use in risk management; and introduction to the concept of no-arbitage as a fundamental concept in financial mathematics.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lab 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ACTS 470/870, 471/871, and 473/873.
Problems as posed in the "Society of Actuaries (SOA) Exam 'M'" and/or "Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) Exam '3'". Survival and severity models; "Markov Chain" models; life contingencies; and "Poisson" processes.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lab 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ACTS 410 and 425.
Problems as posed in the Society of Actuaries (SOA) Exam "C" and/or Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) Exam "4". Construction of empirical models; construction and selection of parametric models; credibility theory; interpolation and smoothing of data; and simulation.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lab 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ACTS 440/840 and FINA 467.
Problems as posed in the "Society of Actuaries (SOA) Exam 'M'". Interest rate models; rational valuation of derivative securities (option pricing: put-call parity, the binomial model, Black-Scholes formula, and actuarial applications; interpretation of option Greeks and delta-hedging; features of exotic options; an introduction to Brownian motion and Itô's lemma); and risk management techniques.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 1
Course Format: Lab 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: STAT 463.
Full, partial, Buhlmann, and Buhlmann-Straub credibility models. Introduction to empirical Bayes and statistical distributions used to model loss experience. Application of "polynomial splines" to actuarial data. Simulation of "discrete" and "continuous random" variables in context of actuarial models. Simulation to "p-value" of hypothesis test. "Bootstrap method" of estimating the "mean squared error" of an estimator.
This course is a prerequisite for: ACTS 404
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACTS 425/825
Prereqs: STAT 463 with a grade of "C" or better.
Parametric and tabular survival models. Estimation based on observations that might not be complete. Concomitant variables. Use of population data. Applications to groups with impaired lives.
This course is a prerequisite for: ACTS 404
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: STAT 463 with a grade of "C" or better.
Data sets processed and analyzed using statistical software.
Introduction to forecasting in actuarial science. Simple and multiple regression, instrumental variables, time series methods, and applications of methods in forecasting actuarial variables. Interest rates, inflation rates, and claim frequencies.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACTS 440/840
Prereqs: MATH 208/208H with a grade of "Pass" or "C" or better, or parallel.
Grade only.
Application of financial mathematics to problems involving valuation of financial transactions; equivalent measures of interest; rate of return on a fund; discounting or accumulating a sequence of payments with interest; and yield rates, length of investment, amounts of investment contributions or amounts of investment returns for various types of financial transactions; loans and bonds. Introduction to the mathematics of modern financial analysis. Calculations involving yield curves, spot rates, forward rates, duration, convexity, and immunization.
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Lecture 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: MATH 208 with grade of "C" or better or concurrent.
Financial mathematics concepts related to short sales, forwards, options, futures, and swaps, and their use in risk management, hedging and investment strategies, fundamental concepts of put-call parity and no-arbitrage, and interest rate models.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ACTS 471/871 with a grade of "C" or better.
Actuarial cost methods. Determination of normal costs and accrued liability. Effect on valuation results due to changes in experience, assumptions and plan provisions. Valuation of ancillary benefits. Determination of actuarially equivalent benefits at early or postponed retirement and optional forms of payment.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: STAT 463 with a grade of "C" or better.
Introduction to stochastic processes and their applications in actuarial science. Discrete-time and continuous-time processes; Markov chains; the Poisson process; compound Poisson processes; non-homogeneous Poisson processes; arithmetic and geometric Brownian motions. Applications of these processes in computation of resident fees for continuing care retirement communities. Pricing of financial instruments.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACTS 470/870
Prereqs: ACTS 440 and STAT 462, each with a grade of "C" or better.
First course of a two-course sequence that includes ACTS 471.
Theory and applications of contingency mathematics in the areas of life and health insurance, annuities, and pensions. Probabilistic models.
This course is a prerequisite for: ACTS 403, ACTS 471
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACTS 471/871
Prereqs: ACTS 470 and STAT 462, each with a grade of "C" or better.
Second course of a two-course sequence that includes ACTS 470.
Life insurance reserve for models based on a single life. Introduction to multiple life models for pensions and life insurance and to multiple decrement models.
This course is a prerequisite for: ACTS 403, ACTS 442, ACTS 475
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: STAT 462 with a grade of "C" or better.
Applications of compound distributions in modeling of insurance loss. Continuous-time compound Poisson surplus processes, computation of ruin probabilities, the distributions of the deficit at the time of ruin, and the maximal aggregate loss. The effect of reinsurance on the probability of ruin.
This course is a prerequisite for: ACTS 403
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: STAT 462 with a grade of "C" or better.
Mathematical, financial, and risk-theoretical foundations of casualty actuarial science. Risk theory, loss reserving, ratemaking, risk classification, credibility theory, reinsurance, financial pricing of insurance, and other special issues and applications.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ACTS 471/871; FINA 307/307H or 338.
Principles and practices of pricing and/or funding and valuation for life, health, property and liability insurance, and annuities and pension plans. Commercially available actuarial modeling software.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10

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Prereqs: For non-CBA students only; 2.5 cum gpa; Sophomore Standing.
Letter grade only. Credit towards the degree cannot be earned in both BLAW 300 and BLAW 371 and/or BLAW 372.
This course examines the business organization in relationship to government, employee groups and the community. A major theme in the course is the social responsibility of business. Topics of study include ethics, environmental issues, employee rights, government regulation, global management and the U.S. political system as it affects business decision making.
This course is a prerequisite for: CNST 420, TMFD 412, TMFD 413
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 8
Prereqs: Sophomore standing; 2.5 GPA; Business Qualified (MATH104 or MATH106 or MATH107/MATH107H or MATH208/MATH208H; ACCT201 or ACCT201H or RAIK181H; ACCT202 or ACCT202H or RAIK282H; ECON211 or ECON211H or RAIK282H; ECON212 or ECON212H or RAIK182H; ECON215 or ECON215H or STAT218).
Credit toward the degree cannot be earned in both BLAW 300 and either of BLAW 371 or BLAW 372.
Law as it relates to the business transaction. Torts, contracts, sales, and related topics in the political and economics environment in which business functions and consideration of social and ethical issues creating pressure for change.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
BLAW 371H
Prereqs: Open only to CBA Honors Academy students in good standing or by permission. Sophomore standing; 2.5 GPA; Business Qualified (MATH104 or MATH106 or MATH107/MATH107H or MATH208/MATH208H; ACCT201 or ACCT201H or RAIK181H; ACCT202 or ACCT202H or RAIK282H; ECON211 or ECON211H or RAIK282H; ECON212 or ECON212H or RAIK182H; ECON215 or ECON215H or STAT218.
Law as it relates to the business transaction. Torts, contracts, sales, and related topics in the political and economics environment in which business functions and consideration of social and ethical issues creating pressure for change.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
BLAW 372
Prereqs: Junior standing and 2.5 GPA. In addition to specific prerequisites listed, College of Business Administration (CBA) students must also have completed the following courses or their equivalents: BSAD 150; ENGL 101/101H or 150/150H or 151/151H; MATH 104 or 106/106B/108H; JGEN 220; COMM 286 or MRKT 257; ACCT 201/201H and 202, or 306; ECON 211 and 212, or 210; ECON 215 or STAT 218. Prereq for actuarial science, Raikes School, and agribusiness majors: Refer to exceptions for the requirements.
BLAW 372 is 'Letter grade only'. Credit toward the degree cannot be earned in both BLAW 300 and either of BLAW 371 or BLAW 372.
Basic legal principles needed to recognize the relevant issues and the legal implications of business situations. Application of the principles of law to accounting and auditing. Political, social, and ethical implications. Property and contracts.
This course is a prerequisite for: CNST 420
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web

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Prereqs: Freshman standing; a major in the College of Business Administration. Pass/No Pass only.
Focuses on self-assessment and the transition to the College of Business Administration. Part of the Professional Enhancement Program (PrEP), a series of classes designed to develop professional, confident and polished students for lifelong career success.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture , Recitation
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Pass/No Pass only.  Open to CBA students only, with limited sections available to other University students.
A basic-skills computer course designed to ensure that students will be able to demonstrate a minimum degree of computer proficiency using basic business software packages that are required to earn a degree from the College of Business Administration (CBA) or for a non-CBA major enrolled in a CBA course.
This course is a prerequisite for: BLAW 372, ECON 215, ECON 215H, MNGT 301, MNGT 301H, MRKT 350, SCMS 250, SCMS 335
Credit Hours: 1
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
BSAD 181H
Honors: Foundations of Business I Crosslisted as RAIK 181H
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program; admission to the Raikes School of Computer Science and Management.
First course in the Raikes School core.
Introduction to financial accounting, accounting systems, basic finance, management and information systems. Content integration and application, problem-solving and situational analysis.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3, Recitation 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
BSAD 182H
Honors: Foundations of Business II Crosslisted as RAIK 182H
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program; admission to the Raikes School of Computer Science and Management and BSAD/RAIK 181H.
Second course in the Raikes School core.
Introduction to managerial accounting and microeconomics. Continuation of management, information systems and accounting systems topics. Content integration and application, problem-solving and situational analysis.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3, Recitation 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6
BSAD 185H
Honors: Foundations of Leadership I Crosslisted as RAIK 185H
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program; Admission to the Raikes School of Computer Science and Management.
First course in the Raikes School leadership core. BSAD/RAIK 185H is 'Letter grade only'.
Introduction to personal development and its application to leadership.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
BSAD 186H
Honors: Foundations of Leadership II Crosslisted as RAIK 186H
Prereqs: Admission to the Raikes School of Computer Science and Management and BSAD/RAIK 185H.
Second course in the Raikes School leadership core. BSAD/RAIK is 'Letter grade only'.
Continued pursuit and analysis of personal development and its application to leadership. Introduction to teams.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
BSAD 191
Prereqs: Permission of Department Chair.
Amount of credit to be earned is determined by the instructor at the time of registration.
Topics vary.
Credit Hours: 0-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Open only to CBA Honors Academy students or by permission
Variety of topics at the undergraduate level.
Credit Hours: 0-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
BSAD 220
Prereqs: Sophomore standing; ENGL150 or ENGL151.
Principles of effective written business communication. Focus on effective writing strategies used in business disciplines.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
ACE Outcomes: 1
Prereqs: Majors in College of Business Administration; Sophomore Standing; 2.5 GPA.
Offered Pass/No Pass.
Focuses on career development and planning.  Part of the Professional Enhancement Program (PrEP), a series of classes designed to develop professional, confident and polished students for lifelong career success.
This course is a prerequisite for: BSAD 333
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Open only to students in the CBA Honors Academy or by permission.  Major in College of Business Administration, Sophomore standing, 2.5 GPA.
Offered Pass/No Pass.
Focuses on career development and planning.  Part of the Professional Enhancement Program (PrEP), a series of classes designed to develop professional, confident and polished students for lifelong career success.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
BSAD 281H
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program; admission to the Raikes School of Computer Science and Management and BSAD/RAIK 182H.
Third course in the Raikes School core.
Focus on operations management. Introduction to advanced management principles and accounting system development. Content integration and application, problem-solving and situational analysis.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
BSAD 282H
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program; admission to the Raikes School of Computer Science and Management and BSAD/RAIK 281H.
Fourth course in the Raikes School core.
Continuation of operations management topics including advanced management principles and accounting system development. Content integration and application, problem-solving and situational analysis.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3, Recitation 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
BSAD 285H
Honors: Applications of Leadership I Crosslisted as RAIK 285H
Prereqs: Admission to the Raikes School of Computer Science and Management and BSAD/RAIK 186H.
Third course in the Raikes School leadership core. BSAD/RAIK 285H is 'Letter grade only'.
Making sense of yourself and others. Applications to team communication and shared leadership development.
This course is a prerequisite for: BSAD 286H
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
BSAD 286H
Honors: Applications of Leadership II Crosslisted as RAIK 286H
Prereqs: Admission to the Raikes School of Computer Science and Management and BSAD 285H/RAIK 285H.
Final course in the Raikes School leadership core. BSAD 286H/RAIK 286H is 'Letter grade only'.
Continued making sense of yourself and others. Further applications to team and shared leadership communication and development.
Credit Hours: 0
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
BSAD 301H
Honors: RAIK Design Studio I Crosslisted as CSCE 301H, RAIK 301H
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation; admission to the Jeffrey S. RaikesSchool of Computer Science and Management; BSAD/RAIK 282H; and CSCE/RAIK 284H.
First semester of Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management design studio sequence.
Application of Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management core content in a team oriented, project management setting. Complete projects in consultation with private and public sector clients.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab , Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
BSAD 302H
Honors: RAIK Design Studio II Crosslisted as CSCE 302H, RAIK 302H
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation; admission to the Jeffrey S. RaikesSchool of Computer Science and Management; and BSAD/CSCE/RAIK 301H.
Second semester in the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management design studio sequence.
Application of Raikes School core content in a team oriented, project management setting. Complete projects in consultation with private and public sector clients.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab , Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
BSAD 320
Prereqs: Sophomore standing or by permission.
Explores complex global issues from an interdisciplinary perspective.  Examines how change and innovation are continuously transforming human endeavors such as technology, business, politics, laws, culture and arts.  Investigates how innovation and change can provide new solutions to the many challenges humanity faces, yet may create novel problems and unintended consequences.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
ACE Outcomes: 9
Prereqs: Majors in College of Business Administration; 2.5 GPA; BSAD 222.
Offered Pass/No Pass.
Focuses on internship/job search strategies. Part of the Professional Enhancement Program (PrEP), a series of classes designed to develop professional, confident and polished students for lifelong career success.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Open only to CBA Honors Academy students in good standing or by permission.  Major in College of Business Administration, Junior standing, 2.5 GPA; BSAD222 or BSAD222H.
Offered Pass/No Pass.  This course will meet for 75 minutes twice a week for 5 weeks.
Focuses on business ethics terminology and concepts, ethical decision making approaches, accountability of corporations and leaders, impact of ethical considerations in a global environment.  Also focuses on navigating internships and the job search process.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
BSAD 381H
Honors: Advanced Topics in Business I Crosslisted as RAIK 381H
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program and admission to the Raikes School of Computer Science and Management; BSAD/RAIK 282H.
Fifth course in the Raikes School core.
Macroeconomics and introduction to advanced topics in accounting systems, finance, management and information systems. Content integration and application to problem-solving and situational analysis.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
BSAD 382H
Honors: Advanced Topics in Business II Crosslisted as RAIK 382H
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program; admission to the Raikes School of Computer Science and Management and BSAD/RAIK 381H.
Sixth course in the Raikes School core.
Microeconomics. Continuation of advanced topics in accounting systems, finance, management and information systems. Content integration and application, problem-solving and situational analysis.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
BSAD 391
Prereqs: Permission of Department Chair.
Amount of credit to be earned is determined by the instructor at the time of registration.
Topic varies.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
BSAD 391H
Prereqs: Permission of Department Chair.
Amount of credit to be earned is determined by the instructor at the time of registration.
Topic varies.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
BSAD 401H
Honors: RAIK Design Studio III Crosslisted as CSCE 401H, RAIK 401H
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation; admission to the Jeffrey S.Raikes School of Computer Science and Management; and BSAD/CSCE/RAIK 302H.
Third semester in the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management design studio sequence.
Application of Raikes School core content in a team oriented, project management setting. Complete projects in consultation with private and public sector clients.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab , Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 8
BSAD 402H
Honors: RAIK Design Studio IV Crosslisted as CSCE 402H, RAIK 402H
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation; admission to the Jeffrey S.Raikes School of Computer Science and Management; and BSAD/CSCE/RAIK 401H.
Fourth semester in the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management design studio sequence.
Application of Raikes School core content in a team oriented, project management setting. Complete projects in consultation with private and public sector clients.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab , Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Prereqs: Sophomore standing or by permission
Connects business functional areas to global contexts in theory and practice.  Covers international management from a strategic perspective with an in-depth focus on cross-cultural dimensions among countries. Examines emerging competitive strategies used by multinational companies and strategic issues in international company expansions and international venture launches.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
ACE Outcomes: 9
Prereqs: Majors in College of Business Administration; 2.5 GPA; Senior standing or by permission.
Offered Pass/No Pass only.
Focuses on professional and life skills. Part of the Professional Enhancement Program (PrEP), a series of classes designed to develop professional, confident and polished students for lifelong career success.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Open only to CBA Honors Academy students in good standing or by permission.  Major in College of Business Administration, 2.5 GPA; BSAD333 or BSAD333H.
Offered Pass/No Pass Only.
Focuses on professional and life skills. Part of the Professional Enhancement Program (PrEP), a series of classes designed to develop professional, confident and polished students for lifelong career success.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission of Program Coordinator, major or interest in business administration or by invitation.
Passport to travel in some countries required, educational visa may be required. Student must confer with the College of Business Administration (CBA) faculty adviser to determine if course work is applicable towards a specific CBA major. Travel outside the United States is required. Arrangements for payment and program costs (tuition, transportation, room and/or board, etc.) will vary depending on the program.
Primary study at site(s) outside the United States with topics to vary depending on the country(ies) and area of study.
Credit Hours: 1-15
Max credits per degree: 15
Course Delivery: Classroom
BSAD 92 requires writing resumes and letters of application and going through a mock interview. Pass/No Pass only.
Seminar to develop job-hunting skills as applied to the fields of business. How to go about the job-hunting process efficiently and effectively. Experiential in design. Assess capabilities and research potential employers.
Credit Hours: 0
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: First year College of Business Administration student or permission.
P/N only.
Overview of academic requirements, majors, resources and activities. Self-assessment activities, University and College policies, procedures and co-curricular options. Introduction to the majors and internships, career and study abroad opportunities.
Credit Hours: 0
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Pass/No Pass only; Open to CBA students only; Must be taken in the final semester in the College; 2.5 cumulative GPA required
Utilizing Blackboard, graduating seniors are informed of appropriate career-related announcements, activities, and responsibilities. Assessment activities are conducted through class and include such exams as the Educational Testing Service Major Field Exam, the College of Business Administration Student Survey, the Employment (post-graduation plans) Survey, and other assessment related activities.
Credit Hours: 0
Course Delivery: Classroom

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Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation.
University Honors Seminar 189H is required of all students in the University Honors Program.
Topic varies.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Research and Thesis
ECON 198
Prereqs: Permission.
Topics vary each term.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Research and Thesis
Prereqs: 12 credit hours
Letter grade only. Credit towards the degree cannot be earned in both ECON 200 and ECON 211 and/or ECON 212.
This course fulfills the economics requirement for the Minor in Business Administration for non-CBA students and cannot be applied to any other degree program. Introduction to economic reasoning and methods. Consumer choice, resources, decision making under constraints, supply, demand, markets, economic welfare analysis, measurement, prices, employment, money and interest rates. Economic policy and limitations are evaluated.
This course is a prerequisite for: FINA 300, MRKT 300, TMFD 412, TMFD 413
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6, 8
Groups: General Economics and Theory
Prereqs: Sophomore standing and above.
Recommended for students outside the College of Business Administration but not for economics majors in the College of Arts and Sciences. Students taking ECON 210 cannot earn credit for ECON 211 and ECON 212.
Principles which govern the organization and behavior of modern economic systems. Includes the nature of economics and economic systems; national income, inflation and unemployment measurement and determination; money, monetary and fiscal policy; economic growth; the allocation of economic resources; the behavior of consumers and producers in markets; the distribution of income; and the international economy.
Credit Hours: 5
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: General Economics and Theory
Prereqs: 12 cr hrs.
Credit toward the degree cannot be earned in both ECON 200 or ECON 210, and in ECON 211 and/or ECON 212.
Introduction to the nature and methods of economics. Economic systems. Measurement and analysis of aggregate variables, such as national income, consumption, saving, investment, international payments, employment, price indices, money supply, and interest rates. Fiscal, monetary, and other policies for macroeconomic stabilization and growth are evaluated.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
ACE Outcomes: 6, 8
Groups: General Economics and Theory
Prereqs: Open only to CBA Honors Academy students in good standing or by permission.
Required for College of Business Administration major and for Arts and Sciences economics major. Credit towards degree cannot be earned in both ECON 210 and in ECON 211 or ECON211H and/or ECON212 or ECON212H.
Introduction to the nature and methods of economics. Economic systems. Measurement and analysis of aggregate variables, such as national income, consumption, saving, investment, international payments, employment, price indices, money supply, and interest rates. Fiscal, monetary, and other policies for macroeconomic stabilization and growth are evaluated.
This course is a prerequisite for: MNGT 475H, MRKT 341
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6, 8
Prereqs: 12 cr hrs.
Credit toward the degree cannot be earned in both ECON 200 or ECON 210, and in ECON 211 and/or ECON 212.
Continuation of an introduction to economic methods. With emphasis on analysis and evaluation of markets. Includes demand, supply, elasticity, production costs, consumption utility, monopoly, competition, monopolistic competition, oligopoly, allocative and technical efficiency, and income distribution. Analysis applied to resource markets, unions, antitrust laws, agriculture, international trade, and other economic problems and policies.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
ACE Outcomes: 6, 8
Groups: General Economics and Theory
Prereqs: Open only to CBA Honors Academy students in good standing or by permission.
Credit toward the degree cannot be earned in both ECON210, and in ECON211 or ECON211H and/or ECON 212 or ECON212H.
Continuation of an introduction to economic methods. With emphasis on analysis and evaluation of markets. Includes demand, supply, elasticity, production costs, consumption utility, monopoly, competition, monopolistic competition, oligopoly, allocative and technical efficiency, and income distribution. Analysis applied to resource markets, unions, antitrust laws, agriculture, international trade, and other economic problems and policies.
This course is a prerequisite for: MNGT 475H, MRKT 341
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6, 8
ECON 215
Prereqs: Sophomore standing; MATH 104 or equivalent or MATH 106/108H; BSAD 150; 2.5 GPA.
Credit toward the degree in the College of Business Administration cannot be earned in both ECON 215, and STAT 218 or EDPS 459 or CRIM 300; or in both ECON 215 and SOCI 206. Credit towards the degree in the College of Arts and Sciences cannot be earned in both ECON 215 and STAT 218, or in both EDPS 459 and STAT 218.
Introduction to the collection, analysis, and interpretation of statistical data used in economics and business. Probability analysis, sampling, hypothesis testings, analysis of trends and seasonality, correlation, and simple regressions.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
ACE Outcomes: 3
Groups: Quantitative Economics
ECON 215H
Prereqs: Open only to CBA Honors Academy students in good standing or by permission.  Sophomore standing; MATH 104 or MATH 106 or MATH 108H; BSAD 150; 2.5 GPA.
Credit toward the degree in the College of Business Administration cannot be earned in both ECON 215H, and STAT 218 or EDPS 459 or CRIM 300; or in both ECON 215H and SOCI 206
Introduction to the collection, analysis, and interpretation of statistical data used in economics and business. Probability analysis, sampling, hypothesis testings, analysis of trends and seasonality, correlation, and simple regressions.
This course is a prerequisite for: MRKT 341
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 3
Prereqs: ECON 210, or both ECON 211 and ECON 212.
Understanding of the nature of money, the commercial and central banking system, and the role of money and monetary policy as determinants of the aggregate levels of national spending and income, output, employment, and prices.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Monetary Economics
Prereqs: ECON 211 and 212; ECON 215 or equivalent; MATH 104 or equivalent.
Extensions and elaboration of theories of aggregate production, consumption, savings and investment, and international trade and finance. Detailed analyses of aggregate demand and supply and applications to inflation and unemployment. Various models of a market economy's performance, and analyses of monetary and fiscal policies for macroeconomic stabilization and growth.
This course is a prerequisite for: AECN 420, AECN 445, ECON 419
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: General Economics and Theory
Prereqs: ECON 211 and 212; ECON 215 or equivalent; MATH 104 or equivalent.
Extension and elaboration of the economic theories of the behavior of producers, consumers, and markets. Applications include analyses of taxation, rationing and other government policies, price discrimination, cartels, unions, and international markets.
This course is a prerequisite for: AECN 420, AECN 445, ECON 421, ECON 912A
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: General Economics and Theory
Prereqs: ECON 210, or both ECON 211 and ECON 212.
Intermediate survey of international trade and factor movements; balance of payments; commercial policy; economic integration; international monetary system and institutions; exchange rates; and open economy macroeconomics.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
ACE Outcomes: 9
Groups: International Trade and Finance
Prereqs: ECON 210 or ECON 211.
Survey of economic problems of developing countries and of appropriate policies to foster economic progress. Roles of education, research, innovation, saving, and capital formation in the growth process.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Comparative International and Regional Development
Prereqs: ECON 210 or ECON 211.
Economies of Latin America, with emphasis on current economic problems. How past development contributed to the present economic situation. Detailed analysis of the economies and recent economic policies using standard microeconomic and macroeconomic models.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Comparative International and Regional Development
Prereqs: ECON 210, or both ECON 211 and ECON 212.
Analysis of reasons for the existence, size, location, and evolution of cities. Analysis of the location of economic activity; differences in regional growth patterns, downtown revitalization, slums, congestion, and state economic development.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Comparative International and Regional Development
ECON 365
Financial Institutions Crosslisted as FINA 365
Prereqs: FINA 361 with a grade of C or above or ACTS 440/880
Various institutions which collectively constitute the US financial system and a discussion of their origin and development. Analysis of the supply and demand for funds and characteristic of the main financial markets. Emphasis on the determination of the price of credit and the term structure of interest rates.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Monetary Economics
Prereqs: ECON 210 or ECON 211.
For non-majors.
Economic analysis of current issues in public finance including government policy regarding both expenditure programs and taxation. Federal, state, and local government issues covered, emphasizing tax policy. Stresses applications of basic economic theory which provide insight on policy issues.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Public Finance
ECON 375
Women and Work in USA History Crosslisted as HIST 375, WMNS 375
Transformation of women's role in the USA economy from colonial times to the present and the effects of class, race, and changing perceptions of women's role in society. Role of women in household manufacture, the early factory system, the trade union movement, the Great Depression, the home front of WWII, and the economic emergence of women in the postwar economy.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Economic History
Prereqs: ECON 210 or ECON 211.
History and development of the American labor movement; trends and issues in collective bargaining; economic implications of labor unions.
This course is a prerequisite for: MNGT 462, MNGT 466
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Labor Economics
Prereqs: ECON 210, or both ECON 211 and ECON 212.
Intermediate survey of modern economic systems. Analysis of differences in underlying ideologies, institutions, policies, and performance among the US, Soviet Union, Western and Eastern Europe, Japan and China.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Comparative International and Regional Development
Prereqs: ECON 210, or both ECON 211 and ECON 212; for juniors only.
Critical analysis of economic issues based upon readings of current and historical importance. (Possible topics: pollution, discrimination, poverty, energy, agribusiness, health, demographics, ideology, and crime.)
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: General Economics and Theory
Prereqs: Prior arrangement with and permission of individual faculty member and completion of proposed plan to departmental office.
Special research project or reading program under the direction of a staff member in the department.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Research and Thesis
Prereqs: Admission to the University Honors Program or by invitation.
Special research project or reading program.
Credit Hours: 3-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Research and Thesis
Prereqs: ECON 210, or both ECON 211 and ECON 212.
Basic policy implications of monetary economics with special reference to the role of money in the determination of income, employment, and prices. Includes demand for and supply of money, commercial and central banking system, monetary policy-making, nonbank financial system, and other issues in monetary economics.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Monetary Economics
Prereqs: ECON 210, or both ECON 211 and ECON 212.
Money as developed by classical and modern economists. Emphasis on origins of money, interest rates, inflation, unemployment, business cycles, rational expectations, fiscal policy, international aspects of monetary policy, and other related topics in monetary economics.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Monetary Economics
Prereqs: ECON 210, or both ECON 211 and ECON 212; ECON 215 or equivalent.
Experience with research methods in economics. Statistical analysis to investigate economic issues and related policies; find relevant data; perform and interpret univariate and multivariate statistical analyses; and formulate and test specific hypotheses.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Quantitative Economics
ECON 413/813
Social Insurance Crosslisted as FINA 413/813
Nature and causes of economic insecurity. Analysis of public programs such as Social Security, unemployment insurance, workers' compensation, and public assistance.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: General Economics and Theory
Prereqs: ECON 215.
Decision making under conditions of uncertainty. Introduction to Bayesian methods including the main methods of traditional statistics. Both prior knowledge and consequences of decision error are explicitly taken into account in the analysis.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Quantitative Economics
Prereqs: ECON 210, or both ECON 211 and ECON 212; ECON 215 or equivalent.
Designed to give undergraduate and master's level economics students an introduction to basic econometric methods including economic model estimation and analyses of economic data. Hypothesis formulation and testing, economic prediction and problems in analyzing economic cross-section and time series data are considered.
This course is a prerequisite for: ECON 419
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Econometrics
Prereqs: ECON 311 and ECON 417.
Selected topics involving the use of quantitative methods in applied research.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Quantitative Economics
ECON 421/821
Prereqs: ECON 210, or both ECON 211 and ECON 212; ECON 312.
Determinants of the volume, prices, and commodity composition of trade. Effects of trade, international resource movements, trade restrictions on resource allocation, income distribution, and social welfare.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: International Trade and Finance
ECON 422/822
Prereqs: ECON 210, or both ECON 211 and ECON 212.
Determinants of exchange rates, international payments, inflation, unemployment, national income, and interest rates in an open economy. International monetary system and capital and financial markets, and of the mechanisms by which a national economy and the rest of the world adjust to external disturbances.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: International Trade and Finance
Prereqs: ECON 210, or both ECON 211 and ECON 212.
Advanced survey of development problems and goals; roles of land, labor, capital, entrepreneurship, and technical progress in economic growth of the less developed countries. Theories and strategies relating to international trade and economic development.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Comparative International and Regional Development
Prereqs: ECON 212.
Traces the economic and legal incentives for government involvement in the marketplace. Examines why various forms of intervention make sense in certain situations. Defining the limits of allowable competition, and to replacing free market forces with regulation. Includes analysis of utilities and their evolving regulation.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Industrial Organization and Regulation
Development and evolution of economic ideas, including diverse mainstream and dissenting schools of thought from ancient Greece to contemporary texts. Consideration of selected influential economists' writings, relation between economic conditions and ideas and the antecedents of current economic controversies.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: General Economics and Theory
ECON 435/835
Prereqs: ECON 212.
Examination of differing schools of thought about how well a market economy performs. Includes economic analysis and extensive reviews of rivalry among corporations in various sectors of the US economy.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Industrial Organization and Regulation
ECON 440/840
Prereqs: ECON 210, or both ECON 211 and ECON 212.
Advanced analysis of regional growth and development. Emphasis on the relationship between national and regional growth as well as local attributes influencing development patterns. Comparisons between developed and developing countries used to highlight similarities and differences in development patterns and policies. Empirical applicability of regional economic models stressed.
This course is a prerequisite for: ECON 442
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Comparative International and Regional Development
ECON 442/842
Prereqs: ECON 440/840.
Advanced study of techniques for regional analysis. Includes indexes of spatial dispersion and concentration, shift-share analysis, export base, and input-output analysis. Special emphasis on input-output analysis. Objective is to equip students with the basic analytical tools of regional economic analysis.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Comparative International and Regional Development
ECON 445/845
Gender, Economics, and Social Provisioning Crosslisted as WMNS 445/845
Prereqs: ECON 211 or ECON 212.
Introduction to the field of feminist economics. Critiques of economic theory and methodology along with gender and household decision-making, the care economy, international migration, development, globalization, the feminization of labor markets, and macroeconomics.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: General Economics and Theory
ECON 450/850
Structure and function of the economic system and problems in achieving goals of efficient allocation of resources, full employment, stable prices, economic growth, and security. Emphasis on teaching of economics at the pre-college level.
Credit Hours: 2-6
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Economic Education
Application of economic principles to current problems. Includes evaluation of economic education materials, scope and sequence for development of economic concepts in the primary and secondary school.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Economic Education
ECON 457/857
19th Century United States Economic History Crosslisted as HIST 457/857
Prereqs: ECON 211 and ECON 212, or ECON 210.
Transformation of the United States economy from an agrarian to an industrial society and the impact of that transformation on people's lives and livelihoods. The economics of slavery, the impact of the railroads, immigration, and the collective response of business and labor to industrialization.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Economic History
ECON 458/858
20th Century United States Economic History Crosslisted as HIST 458/858
Prereqs: ECON 211 and ECON 212, or ECON 210.
Transformation of the United States economy in the twentieth century. Attention to the continued consolidation of the business enterprise, business cycle episodes including the Great Depression of the 1930s, organized labor, and the role of government in managing and coping with this transformation in economic life.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Groups: Economic History
ECON 466/866
Pro-seminar in International Relations I Crosslisted as AECN 467, ANTH 479/879, GEOG 448/848, HIST 479/879, POLS 466/866, SOCI 466/866
Prereqs: Senior standing and permission.
Open to students with an interest in international relations.
Topic varies
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Comparative International and Regional Development
ECON 467/867
Pro-seminar in International Relations II Crosslisted as POLS 467/867
Prereqs: Senior standing and permission.
Open to students with an interest in international relations.
Topics vary.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Comparative International and Regional Development
ECON 471/871
Prereqs: ECON 210, or both ECON 211 and ECON 212.
Microeconomic analysis of policy issues in public finance, emphasizing taxation. Includes public goods and externalities; analysis of tax incidence, efficiency, and equity; and fiscal federalism.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Public Finance
Prereqs: ECON 210, or both ECON 211 and ECON 212.
Prepares students to conduct social and economic planning, program evaluation, and budgeting. Analysis of the delivery of government goods and services consistent with values and societal goals. Includes: philosophy of government, budget theory, social indicators, social fabric matrix, cost effective analysis, technology assessment, evaluation of the natural environment, and time analysis.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Public Finance
Survey of the basic ideas of Veblen, Polanyi, Commons, Ayres, Galbraith, and Myrdal. Applications of institutional analysis to major economic problems and policies. Examination of the economic system as part of the holistic human culture, a complex of many evolving institutions.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Institutional Economics
Prereqs: ECON 210, or ECON 211 and ECON 212.
Microeconomics of wages and employment; determinants of labor demand and supply; marginal productivity; bargaining theories of wages; labor mobility and allocation among employers; and the impact of unions, government policy, investment in human capital; and discrimination in labor markets.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Groups: Labor Economics
Prereqs: ECON 210, or ECON 211 and/or ECON 212.
Macroeconomics aspects of labor economics; how the labor sector of the economy and the economy's overall performance are interrelated; analysis of the general level of wages, employment, unemployment, business cycles, and inflation.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Groups: Labor Economics
ECON 485/885
Prereqs: Junior Standing; MNGT 360 and 361 (departmental permission is required if MNGT 360 and/or MNGT 361 have not been completed). ECON 381 FOR ECON students.
Government regulation of employment and labor relations. Includes laws and agencies relating to employment practices, pay, hours, equal employment opportunity, labor relations, safety, health, pensions, and benefits. Social and economic implications of governmental regulation considered.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Labor Economics
Prereqs: ECON 210, or both ECON 211 and ECON 212.
Evolution of formally centrally planned economies (Soviet Union, central and eastern Europe, China) toward more market-oriented and decentralized economies. Includes comparisons of the speed and pattern of institutional changes, performance outcomes and implications for economic development strategies.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Comparative International and Regional Development
ECON 499H
Prereqs: Admission to the University Honors Program or by invitation, and permission.
Conduct a scholarly research project and write a University Honors Program thesis.
Credit Hours: 3-6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Research and Thesis

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ENTR 121
Combines the expertise of Business College faculty with real world experiences of successful practitioners to examine the success principles of the free enterprise system and provide students an understanding of the nature of entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6
ENTR 275
Agribusiness Entrepreneurial Finance Crosslisted as AECN 275, AGRO 275, EAEP 275, HORT 275
Overview of financial issues for agribusiness start-ups. Business funding specific to new enterprises. Case studies on financial practices for start-up firms.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ENTR 291 will not fulfill any of the requirements for a degree in the College of Business Administration. See Schedule of Classes for current offerings.
Variety of topics in small business and entrepreneurship, including, but not limited to marketing, finance, human resources, and operations.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
ENTR 321
Prereqs: Sophomore Standing.
MNGT 321/ENTR 321 is 'Letter grade only'.
Introduction to entrepreneurship management/marketing. Provides an 'insider's view' of entrepreneurial creativity, innovation, and value creation.  First-hand accounts from personal experiences in creating new products, services, and ideas.  Insight into real-world marketing creativity, leadership applications, research and development, market analysis, feasibility study, and potential careers in creativity and related fields.  Involves the investigation of markets, both for profit and not-for-profit.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ENTR 322
Family Business Crosslisted as MNGT 322
ENTR/MNGT 322 is 'Letter grade only'.
The opportunities and challenges that are distinctive to businesses owned and operated by members of a family. Shared governance, leadership development, succession, and family-business tensions.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ENTR 388
Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Crosslisted as HORT 388, AGRO 388, EAEP 388, ABUS 388
Overview of types of agricultural enterprises. Basic accounting principles as they relate to agricultural businesses.  Requires completion of a marketing plan specific to agricultural enterprises based on a business idea.  Student team projects with emphasis on marketing.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
ENTR 421
Prereqs: Junior Standing; MNGT 360 and 321 (departmental permission is required if MNGT 360 and/or MNGT 321 have not been completed).
Focuses on the management of new firms, including small businesses designed to be lifestyle ventures and firms destined to grow.  Exposure to variety of growth opportunities including franchising, organic growth and expansion of smaller businesses or units within larger firms.  Teaches how to manage a new business and exploit an entrepreneurial opportunity and manage resources to sustain the firm once the business is running.  Learn through a variety of hands-on methods designed to enhance their critical thinking and practical business skills.  Case study analysis and exposure to thought leadership in the field are part of the core learning methods.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
ACE Outcomes: 6
ENTR 422
Prereqs: Junior Standing; MNGT 360 and 321 (departmental permission is required if MNGT 360 and/or MNGT 321 have not been completed).
Addresses financial, human resource, operations and marketing issues that face entrepreneurs whose businesses are confronted with significant growth.  In addition, will learn change management concepts that are targeted towards managing an organization in extremely turbulent times.  Prepares students to work in fast-growth firms, whether they are interested in starting their own business or joining an already established fast-growth firm.  Helpful for students interested in fast-growth industries such as life science and high technology.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
ENTR 422A/822A
Small Business Owner Crosslisted as MNGT 422A/822A
Prereqs: Junior standing.
Credit toward the degree cannot be earned in both ENTR/MNGT422/822 and ENTR/MNGT422A/822A.
The obligations and operating practices required by ownership of one's own business, whether new or acquired. Interactions with owners of small businesses (e.g., on-site visits and discussions). Cases and projects relevant to small businesses.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Web
ENTR 423
Prereqs: Junior Standing; MNGT 360, MNGT 321 (departmental permission is required if MNGT 360 and/or MNGT 321 have not been completed) or for non-management majors with departmental permission.
Takes an in-depth look at the business planning process.  By the end of the class, students produce their own business plans.  Learn through their own business plan writing, through in-depth cases studies, by engaging in role plays and by interacting with business executives.  Business plans are a critical part of any organization, thus, preparing students to develop business plans for a variety of new concepts and ideas, whether inside an established firm or as part of the start-up new venture.   Students will be asked to enter their business plans into the business planning competitions in which the university participates.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ENTR421, ENTR422, and ENTR423 or permission.
Practicum in Entrepreneurship. This course provides a hands-on experience. Students will choose one of two paths. They will work on their own start-up or they will intern at a start-up business.  Students are responsible for weekly progress reports and other assignments suited to their path.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ENTR 488/888
Business Management for Agricultural Enterprises Crosslisted as HORT 488/888, AGRO 488/888, EAEP 488/888, ABUS 488
HORT 488/888 requires the completion of a shadowing assignment and the analyses of case studies.
Research a specific agricultural enterprise. Develop and present a business plan using materials from the primary area of interest.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
ACE Outcomes: 10

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FINA 260
Introductory course in the finance area with concentration in personal financial applications. Includes: income and occupation, expenditures, budgeting, consumerism, taxes, consumer credit, banking services, savings and savings instruments, life insurance, social security, annuities, pensions, health insurance and care, automobile, fire, and property insurance, home ownership, investments and securities, mutual funds, and estate planning including wills, trusts, estates, death taxes, and gift taxes.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
ACE Outcomes: 6
Prereqs: For non-CBA students only; 2.5 cum GPA; ACCT 200 (or ACCT 201 and ACCT 202) and ECON 200 (or ECON 211 and ECON 212).
Credit toward the degree cannot be earned in both FINA 300 and FINA 361.
This course covers the basic principles of Financial Decision Making with an emphasis on time value of money, financial statement analysis, working capital management, capital budgeting and risk management.
This course is a prerequisite for: FINA 382, TMFD 412, TMFD 413
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ECON 210 or 211.
Fundamentals of risk management and insurance. The nature and treatment of pure loss exposures, legal principles, property and liability insurance, life and health insurance, social insurance, and the functional and financial operation of insurance companies. Personal risk management.
This course is a prerequisite for: ACTS 475, FINA 420, FINA 807, FINA 820
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
Prereqs: ECON 210 or 211.
Fundamentals of risk management and insurance. The nature and treatment of pure loss exposures, legal principles, property and liability insurance, life and health insurance, social insurance, and the functional and financial operation of insurance companies. Personal risk management.
This course is a prerequisite for: ACTS 475
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
Prereqs: 2.5 cum GPA;FINA 361/361H with a grade of C or above; or ACTS 440/840.
Identification and management of risk at the individual and corporate level. The risk management process and tools for risk management. Different personal insurance policies and corporate risk management methods and their applications. Analysis of value creation of corporate risk management.
This course is a prerequisite for: ACTS 475, FINA 412, FINA 438, FINA 467
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
FINA 361
Prereqs: Sophomore standing; 2.5 GPA; Business Qualified (MATH104 or MATH106 or MATH107/MATH107H or MATH208/MATH208H; ACCT201 or ACCT201H or RAIK181H; ACCT202 or ACCT202H or RAIK282H; ECON211 or ECON211H or RAIK282H; ECON212 or ECON212H or RAIK182H; ECON215 or ECON215H or STAT218 or equivalent.) Prereq for actuarial science, Raikes School and agribusiness majors: Refer to exceptions for the requirements.
Credit toward the degree cannot be earned in both FINA 300 and FINA 361.
Scope and content of the finance specialization; survey of the major theoretical issues; the financial instruments; analysis of the capital management problems; and development of criteria for financial decision making.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
FINA 361H
Prereqs: Open only to CBA Honors Academy students in good standing or by permission. Sophomore standing; 2.5 GPA; Business Qualified (MATH104 or MATH106 or MATH107/107H or MATH208/208H; ACCT201 or ACCT201H or RAIK181H; ACCT202 or ACCT202H or RAIK282H; ECON211 or ECON211H or RAIK282H; ECON212 or ECON212H or RAIK182H; ECON215 or ECON215H or STAT218).  Prereq for acturarial science, J.D. Edwards Program, and agribusiness majors: Refer to exceptions for the requirements.
Scope and content of the finance specialization; survey of the major theoretical issues; the financial instruments; analysis of the capital management problems; and development of criteria for financial decision making.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: 2.5 cum GPA; FINA 361/361H with a grade of C or above; or ACTS 440/840
Survey of investment risks and rewards, the operation of the securities business, and an introduction to the problems of qualitative and quantitative analysis and portfolio selection.
This course is a prerequisite for: FINA 463, FINA 468, FINA 475
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
FINA 365
Financial Institutions Crosslisted as ECON 365
Prereqs: FINA 361 with a grade of C or above or ACTS 440/880
Various institutions which collectively constitute the US financial system and a discussion of their origin and development. Analysis of the supply and demand for funds and characteristic of the main financial markets. Emphasis on the determination of the price of credit and the term structure of interest rates.
This course is a prerequisite for: FINA 465, FINA 855
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: 2.5 cum GPA; FINA 361/361H; or ACTS 440/840.
This course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of fixed-income markets, fixed-income securities, and tools employed by market participants to the analysis of fixed-income investments. The main topics include (1) debt and money markets, (2) interest rate behavior and determination, (3) bond valuation, (4) managing bond risk, (5) bonds with embedded options, and (6) mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities.
This course is a prerequisite for: FINA 467
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: 2.5 cum GPA; FINA 361/361H with a grade of C or above; or ACTS 440/840
FINA 375 is 'Letter grade only'.
Analysis of the environment in which financial reporting choices are made and what the options are. How financial statements and data are used for various types of decisions. How to avoid misusing financial statement data.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
This course may be used towards fulfillment of the Nebraska Real Estate Commission's educational requirements.
Real estate market: ownership, interests, sales, leases and agencies, special financing institutions, financial aspects of ownership, managerial aspects of brokerage, property valuation, and real estate appraising.
This course is a prerequisite for: FINA 482
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
FINA 398
Prereqs: Permission of Department Chair.
Amount of credit to be earned is determined by the instructor at the time of registration.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission.
Open only to juniors and seniors majoring in FINA.
Special research project or reading program.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Independent Study
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation; permission of supervising faculty member and departmental chair.
Special research project or reading program under the direction of a faculty member from the department.
Credit Hours: 3-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: FINA 361.
Applications of quantitative analysis in financial economics. Rigorous development of time value of money principles, asset pricing models and valuation methods in Finance. Emphasis on the derivation of the basic concepts in financial analysis.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: 2.5 cum GPA; FINA 338.
The economic functions of life insurance. The human-life value concept and the basic forms of life insurance and annuities used in insuring life values. Life insurance pricing, functional company operations, legal aspects, and contractual provision. Health and other specialized forms of human-life value insurance.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
FINA 413/813
Social Insurance Crosslisted as ECON 413/813
Nature and causes of economic insecurity. Analysis of public programs such as Social Security, unemployment insurance, workers' compensation, and public assistance.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ECON 210, or 211 and 212; FINA 307.
Analysis of group life insurance, group medical expense and disability income insurance, private pension plans, profit sharing and thrift plans, Section 401(k) plans, individual retirement accounts (IRAs), Keogh plans for the self-employed, group property and liability insurance, and other employee benefits. An analysis of major public policy issues.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Student may apply only 3 hrs towards satisfying the requirements for their major. The other 3 hrs will be used as business elective credit. Course offered in English only by the faculty of the College of Business of Senshu University, Tokyo, Japan. Plant and office visits required.
Japanese business techniques in the five functional areas: accounting, economics, finance, management, and marketing. Historical perspective and current practices are emphasized. Strong academic emphasis as well as lectures by academicians, business people, and civil servants.
Credit Hours: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: FINA 338.
Major and minor pure loss exposures facing business firms, the alternative risk management techniques for dealing with these exposure, the most appropriate technique(s) for controlling each exposure, and the financial results so the risk management program remains effective. Actual risk management audits of business firms and case studies are used to integrate the concepts, techniques, and tools.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: 2.5 cum GPA; FINA 361/361H with a grade of C or above; or ACTS 440/840
International aspects of corporate financial management and financial institutions. Decision making by individual businesses in foreign operations. Explores interaction of multinational corporations and world capital markets with emphasis on quantitative techniques. Current theoretical and practical issues in international finance.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
FINA 461/861
Prereqs: 2.5 cum GPA; FINA 361/361H with a grade of C or above; or ACTS 440/840.
Advanced development of the corporate finance tools used in financial management. Application of quantitative techniques used in financial statement forecasting, advanced capital budgeting, advanced cost of capital estimation, corporate valuation, and external financing policy of the firm.
This course is a prerequisite for: FINA 475
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: 2.5 cum GPA; FINA 363
FINA 463 is 'Letter grade only'.
Analysis of security instruments, fixed income, equities, convertibles, and business valuation. Both fundamental and technical analysis are treated. Valuation methodologies employed by anlalysts. The criteria used by Warren Buffett for evaluation of potential acquisitions and investments. Application of computer techniques and models.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
FINA 465/865
Prereqs: 2.5 cum GPA; FINA 361/361H with a grade of C or above or ACTS 440/840; and FINA 365.
Bank asset management; policy and practices for reserves, loans and investments. Internal organization of commercial banks. New problems and recent innovations in commercial banking.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: 2.5 cum GPA; FINA 338 or 367 or 863.
The use of derivative securities in risk reduction and portfolio management strategies.
This course is a prerequisite for: ACTS 405
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
FINA 468/868
Prereqs: FINA 363 and admission to the Finance Department's CFA®- Investments Option.
FINA 468/868 is the first course of a two-semester sequence that includes FINA 469/869. FINA 468 is "Letter grade only'.
Practical experience in financial asset management. Economic and industry information, money and capital market forecasts, to determine how to select individual securities and how to develop a portfolio strategy.
This course is a prerequisite for: FINA 469
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
FINA 469/869
Prereqs: FINA 468/868.
FINA 469/869 is the second course of a two-semester sequence that includes FINA 468/868. FINA 469 is "Letter grade only'.
Practical experience in financial asset management. Economic and industry information, money and capital market forecasts, to determine how to select individual securities and how to develop a portfolio strategy.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Senior standing; Finance Major; 2.5 GPA; FINA 363; FINA 461/861.
Strategic corporate financial decisions on firm value. Cases and projects that synthesize material from other courses within the finance major and core business classes. The application of financial and business principles in value-based management.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
FINA 482/882
Prereqs: FINA 382.
This course may be used towards fulfillment of the Nebraska Real Estate Commission's educational requirements.
Consideration of procedure, instruments, techniques, and trends in financing urban real property; an examination of realty credit markets and sources of funds (private and public); valuation of real property for lending and investment purposes; and measurement of investment performance.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
FINA 499H
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation, and permission.
Conduct a scholarly research project. Write a University Honors Program or undergraduate thesis.
Credit Hours: 3-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Senior standing and admission to the Finance Department's CFA® - Investments Option.
FINA 97 is a required course to complete the CFA ® - Investments Option within the FINA major. FINA 97 is 'Pass/No Pass only'.
Ethical standards for investment professionals.
Credit Hours: 0
Course Delivery: Web

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MNGT 121
Combines the expertise of Business College faculty with real world experiences of successful practitioners to examine the success principles of the free enterprise system and provide students an understanding of the nature of entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation.
University Honors Seminar 189H is required of all students in the University Honors Program.
Topic varies.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Variety of topics on the undergraduate level.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: For non-CBA students only; 2.5 cum GPA; Sophomore standing.
Letter grade only. Credit towards the degree cannot be earned in both MNGT 300 and MNGT 320.
This course is designed to introduce students from non-business fields to the role of managers in various organizational structures and types. Students will explore how the practice of management is relevant to their chosen field of study or academic discipline. This course will provide an analysis of organizations and the management processes of planning, organizing, directing and controlling. Individual, group, intergroup and organizational responses to various environments and technologies are studied as well as pertinent techniques of human capital management.
This course is a prerequisite for: CNST 480, TMFD 413
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Sophomore standing and 2.5 GPA; BSAD 150; ENGL 101/ENGL 101H or ENGL 150/ENGL 150H or ENGL 151/ENGL 151H; Business Qualified (MATH104 or MATH106 or MATH107/MATH107H or MATH208/MATH208H; ACCT201 or ACCT201H or RAIK181H; ACCT202 or ACCT202H or RAIK282H; ECON211 or ECON211H or RAIK282H; ECON212 or ECON212H or RAIK182H; ECON215 or ECON215H or STAT218 or equivalent). Prereq for actuarial science, Raikes School, and agribusiness majors.
Nature of management - who managers are and what they do. Broad overview of best managerial practices. Framework for understanding contextual influences involved in both managing and being managed. Examines the multiple roles held by the manager: planning, organizing, controlling and leading an organization. Focus primarily on for-profit companies but also relevant to other types of organizations (non-profit and public sector).
This course is a prerequisite for: MNGT 475, MNGT 475H
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Sophomore standing and 2.5 GPA; BSAD 150; ENGL 101/ENGL 101H or ENGL 150/ENGL 150H or ENGL 151/ENGL 151H; Business Qualified (MATH104 or MATH106 or MATH107/MATH107H or MATH208/MATH208H; ACCT201 or ACCT201H or RAIK181H; ACCT202 or ACCT202H or RAIK282H; ECON211 or ECON211H or RAIK282H; ECON212 or ECON212H or RAIK182H; ECON215 or ECON215H or STAT218 or equivalent). Prereq for actuarial science, Raikes School, and agribusiness majors.
Open to CBA Honors Academy students in good standing or by permission.
Nature of management - who managers are and what they do. Broad overview of best managerial practices. Framework for understanding contextual influences involved in both managing and being managed. Examines the multiple roles held by the manager: planning, organizing, controlling and leading an organization. Focus primarily on for-profit companies but also relevant to other types of organizations (non-profit and public sector).
This course is a prerequisite for: MNGT 475H
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Sophomore Standing.
Credit towards the degree cannot be earned in both MNGT 311 and MNGT 467/867.
Building on theory and historical and contemporary perspectives, this course will examine the process of leadership development, with a focus on relational models of leadership.  The course will also focus on group dynamics and the promotion of optimum team performance.  Students will learn the processes of group formation and how to take advantage of the talents of each group member to enhance the achievement of group objectives.  The differences between groups and teams and how to structure work among group/team members to maximize learning and goal attainment will be emphasized. Learning and practicing new ways of communication will be a central component of this course.
This course is a prerequisite for: MNGT 828
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6
MNGT 321
Prereqs: Sophomore Standing.
MNGT 321/ENTR 321 is 'Letter grade only'.
Introduction to entrepreneurship management/marketing. Provides an 'insider's view' of entrepreneurial creativity, innovation, and value creation.  First-hand accounts from personal experiences in creating new products, services, and ideas.  Insight into real-world marketing creativity, leadership applications, research and development, market analysis, feasibility study, and potential careers in creativity and related fields.  Involves the investigation of markets, both for profit and not-for-profit.
This course is a prerequisite for: ENTR 423, ENTR 821, ENTR 822, ENTR 823, MNGT 421, MNGT 422
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
MNGT 322
Family Business Crosslisted as ENTR 322
ENTR/MNGT 322 is 'Letter grade only'.
The opportunities and challenges that are distinctive to businesses owned and operated by members of a family. Shared governance, leadership development, succession, and family-business tensions.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Sophomore standing
Foundations of organizational behavior. This course provides the basic knowledge for managing people in organizations by surveying frameworks for individual, group, and system behaviors.  The course builds critical thinking skills by examining the role of perception, personality and attitudes, motivation, leadership, group dynamics, employee engagement, organizational culture, communication and decision making in the management of work.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
ACE Outcomes: 6
Prereqs: Open only to CBA Honors Academy students in good standing or by permission. Sophomore standing; 2.5 GPA; Business Qualified (MATH104 or MATH106 or MATH107/107H or MATH208/208H; ACCT201 or ACCT201H or RAIK181H; ACCT202 or ACCT202H or RAIK282H;  ECON211 or ECON211H or RAIK282H; ECON212 or ECON212H or RAIK182H; ECON215 or ECON215H or STAT218).  Prereq for actuarial science, Raikes School and agribusiness majors: Refer to exceptions for the requirements.
The foundation and application of organizational behavior. Perspective, historical background, methodology, and theoretical framework for human behavior in organizations. Micro- (perception, personality and attitudes, motivation, and learning) interactive (group dynamics, conflict, stress, power and politics, and leadership), and macro- (communication, decision making, organization theory and design, and organizational culture) levels of analysis. Applications for performance improvement and organizational change and development.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6
Prereqs: Sophomore Standing.
Introductory course that approaches Human Resource Management from the perspective of the human resource professional and the individual manager or supervisor.   Presents the integrated nature of human resource management and the operation of human resource policies and principles in the contemporary organizational environment.  Materials will cover the challenges and opportunities faced by those who are charged with responsibility for acquisition, management, development, and retention of organizational human capital.  Provides an overview of the typical human resource functions and requisite decision making in those areas.
This course is a prerequisite for: AECN 416, MNGT 461, MNGT 463, MNGT 464, MNGT 466, MNGT 863, MNGT 864
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Challenges and opportunities for maximizing the power of a diverse workforce. Contemporary response to the issues of effective management of pluralistic perspectives and the impact of diversity on organizational climate and productivity. Introduction to diversity competence skill development techniques, strategies, and best practices for organizational effectiveness.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6, 9
MNGT 398
Prereqs: Permission of department chair.
Specific topic covered in any given term and credit awarded is to be determined by the instructor.
Topic varies.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Junior standing; permission of supervising instructor and department chair.
Pass/No Pass only.
Special research project or reading program.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per semester: 12
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation; permission of instructor and department chair.
Special research project or reading program.
Credit Hours: 3-6
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Independent Study
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Junior Standing; MNGT 360 (departmental permission is required if MNGT 360 has not been completed).
Credit towards the degree cannot be earned in both MNGT 411 and MNGT 465/865.
Organizations are complex systems calling for a leadership processes including the leader, the follower and the context to effect change. Students should emerge with an understanding of many of the basic concepts and generalizations about leadership, which relate to human behavior and interactions in organizations.  Objectives and class activities focus on understanding how leaders function in organizations and on one’s leadership operations in the organizational setting.  Participants will utilize concepts, generalizations, theories and frames of reference to analyze organizations and leadership to understand and improve their functions.  Topics covered include: Systems Theory and Organizational theory, the change process and the leadership process, roles in changing organizations, power and politics in organizations, congruence of individual and organizational ethics, and the behavioral concerns in project management.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Junior Standing; MNGT 360 (departmental permission is required if MNGT 360 has not been completed).
Management in organizational settings requires skillful negotiation.  This course will help develop a set of useful negotiation skills and strategies. Course uses a series of negotiation simulations and debriefings that help students learn to identify different types of conflict situations; learn to employ appropriate, purposeful negotiation techniques; and learn to evaluate negotiated outcomes.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Junior Standing; MNGT 360 (departmental permission is required if MNGT 360 has not been completed).
Credit towards the degree cannot be earned in both MNGT 413 and UHON 395H.
Issues of sustainability and ethics pervade the business environment and leader decision making in organizations. Yet, how to meet the challenges is not always clear. To address these issues, we survey the nascent field of sustainability, with particular emphasis on the interplay between sustainability and ethics. Drawing from emerging work in academic and practitioner literatures, will learn key terminology, identify major challenges, and analyze best and worst practices in ethics and sustainability. Opportunity to participate in stimulating class discussions, interact with guest speakers, engage in in-depth case studies, research and design ethical and sustainable business practices, and develop personal ethical action plans to serve as a moral compass for their own work as managers and employees in (sustainable) business organizations.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Junior Standing; MNGT 360 (departmental permission is required if MNGT 360 has not been completed).
Credit towards the degree cannot be earned in both MNGT 428/828 and MNGT 414.
Taught from the perspective of US enterprises operating in the global economy. The manner in which cultural, economic, political, and social differences affect the management of business, governmental, military, and other enterprises is considered. Emphasis on problems of managing in Latin America, Europe, and Asia.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 9
MNGT 421
Prereqs: Junior Standing; MNGT 360 and 321 (departmental permission is required if MNGT 360 and/or MNGT 321 have not been completed).
Focuses on the management of new firms, including small businesses designed to be lifestyle ventures and firms destined to grow.  Exposure to variety of growth opportunities including franchising, organic growth and expansion of smaller businesses or units within larger firms.  Teaches how to manage a new business and exploit an entrepreneurial opportunity and manage resources to sustain the firm once the business is running.  Learn through a variety of hands-on methods designed to enhance their critical thinking and practical business skills.  Case study analysis and exposure to thought leadership in the field are part of the core learning methods.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
ACE Outcomes: 6
MNGT 422
Prereqs: Junior Standing; MNGT 360 and 321 (departmental permission is required if MNGT 360 and/or MNGT 321 have not been completed).
Addresses financial, human resource, operations and marketing issues that face entrepreneurs whose businesses are confronted with significant growth.  In addition, will learn change management concepts that are targeted towards managing an organization in extremely turbulent times.  Prepares students to work in fast-growth firms, whether they are interested in starting their own business or joining an already established fast-growth firm.  Helpful for students interested in fast-growth industries such as life science and high technology.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
MNGT 422A/822A
Small Business Owner Crosslisted as ENTR 422A/822A
Prereqs: Junior standing.
Credit toward the degree cannot be earned in both ENTR/MNGT422/822 and ENTR/MNGT422A/822A.
The obligations and operating practices required by ownership of one's own business, whether new or acquired. Interactions with owners of small businesses (e.g., on-site visits and discussions). Cases and projects relevant to small businesses.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Web
MNGT 423
Prereqs: Junior Standing; MNGT 360, MNGT 321 (departmental permission is required if MNGT 360 and/or MNGT 321 have not been completed) or for non-management majors with departmental permission.
Takes an in-depth look at the business planning process.  By the end of the class, students produce their own business plans.  Learn through their own business plan writing, through in-depth cases studies, by engaging in role plays and by interacting with business executives.  Business plans are a critical part of any organization, thus, preparing students to develop business plans for a variety of new concepts and ideas, whether inside an established firm or as part of the start-up new venture.   Students will be asked to enter their business plans into the business planning competitions in which the university participates.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Junior Standing; MNGT 360 and 361 (departmental permission is required if MNGT 360 and/or MNGT 361 have not been completed).
The purpose of this course is to engage students with the theory and practice of strategic human resource management in contemporary organizational settings.  Students will examine in detail the fundamentals of HRM strategic planning and scenario models.  Students will learn the importance of evidenced based decision making, and using HRM analytics such as return on investment.  The primary focus is human resource management effectiveness and engagement as a strategic partner in organizations.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
MNGT 462/862
Prereqs: Junior standing; MNGT 360 or ECON 381.
Interdisciplinary approach to labor-management relations with emphasis on collective bargaining and grievance administration. Appreciation of collective bargaining process gained through actual negotiating of a labor-management contract. On-going union-management relationships explored.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Junior Standing; MNGT 360 and 361.
Design and administration of compensation systems. Deals with determinants of general level of pay, pay structures, wage and salary surveys, job analysis, job evaluation, performance evaluation, benefit plans, and financial incentive systems.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Junior Standing; MNGT 360 and 361.
This course will explain the process by which organizations forecast employment needs, recruit potential employees, select high potential candidates from applicant pools, assess job performance levels, give feedback, train and develop existing employees, and deal with voluntary and involuntary turnover.  Students will be provided with examples of tools used by HR professionals in the staffing process. Students will also be expected to evaluate and suggest improvements to real HR recruiting and selection systems based on the information learned in the classroom.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
MNGT 466/866
Prereqs: Junior Standing; MNGT 360 and 361 (departmental permission is required if MNGT 360 and/or MNGT 361 have not been completed). ECON 381 FOR ECON students.
Government regulation of employment and labor relations. Includes laws and agencies relating to employment practices, pay, hours, equal employment opportunity, labor relations, safety, health, pensions, and benefits. Social and economic implications of governmental regulation considered.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: For MNGT 475: Senior standing and a 2.5 GPA; major in the College of Business Administration; ACCT 201 and 202, or 306; ECON 211 and 212; FINA 361/361H; SCMS/MNGT 350; MNGT 301 and 331; MRKT 341/341H; or equivalent. For MNGT 875: ACCT 201 and 202, or 306; ECON 211 or 212; FINA 361/361H; SCMS/MNGT 350; MNGT 301 and 331; MRKT 341/341H; or equivalent.
MNGT 475 is open only to students in the College of Business Administration. Seniors graduating at the end of the current term will have first priority. If class is oversubscribed, non-graduating seniors may be dropped.
Formulation and application of business policies and strategies; analysis of cases using knowledge acquired in basic courses in accounting, economics, finance, human resources, information systems, marketing, and operations. The "C" complexity of business problems and the interrelationship of business functions.
This course is a prerequisite for: MNGT 475
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
ACE Outcomes: 10
Prereqs: Open only to CBA Honors Academy students in good standing. Senior standing; ACCT 202 or ACCT 202H or ACCT 306ECON 211 or ECON 211H; ECON 212 or ECON 212H; FINA 361 or FINA 361H; SCMS 350; SCMS 331; MNGT 301 or MNGT 301H; MRKT 341 or MRKT 341H; or equivalent.
Formulation and application of business policies and strategies; analysis of cases using knowledge acquired in basic courses in accounting, economics, finance, human resources, information systems, marketing, and operations. The "C" complexity of business problems and the interrelationship of business functions.  Accompanying lab will apply course theory and concepts to solve business problems for area corporations.
Credit Hours: 5
Course Format: Lab 2, Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
MNGT 499H
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation, and permission.
Conduct a scholarly research project and write a University Honors Program or undergraduate thesis.
Credit Hours: 3-6
Course Delivery: Classroom

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MRKT 225
Pass/No Pass option not allowed for College of Business Administration majors.
Marketing strategies and entrepreneurship ventures throughout a food systems channel from producers of agricultural commodities to processors of food products and the final consumer. Entrepreneurship studies dealing with food processors, wholesaling, retailing and food service firms. Create strategic marketing plan to introduce a new food product into a retail consumer market.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
MRKT 257 is "Letter Grade only".
This course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of sales communication including verbal, listening and written skills. Students learn the various components of the selling process, develop a written selling plan, and gain experience in executing each step of the selling process through role-play exercises.
This course is a prerequisite for: BLAW 372, MRKT 357, MRKT 457, MRKT 460
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 2
Prereqs: For non-CBA students only; 2.5 cum GPA; Sophomore standing, ECON 200 (or ECON 211 & 212).
Letter grade only. MRKT 300 fulfills the Marketing requirement for the minor in business administration for non-business students and is part of a six course sequence for the minor. Credit towards the degree cannot be earned in both MRKT 300 and MRKT 341.
Survey of marketing principles for non-business students. Overview of the fundamental terms and concepts in contemporary marketing, introduction to real world marketing strategies and focuses on marketing’s role in organizations and businesses.
This course is a prerequisite for: TMFD 412, TMFD 413
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
MRKT 325
Marketing of Agricultural Commodities Crosslisted as AECN 325
Prereqs: AECN 141 or ECON 212.
Operation and use of agricultural commodity markets and institutions as applied to enterprise and firm risk management. Cash; futures and futures option markets; basis; hedging; price discovery; fundamental analysis; and risk management strategies.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
MRKT 341
Marketing Crosslisted as ABUS 341
Prereqs: Sophomore standing; 2.5 GPA; Business Qualified (MATH 104 or MATH 106 or MATH 107/107H or MATH 208/208H; ACCT 201 or ACCT 201H or RAIK 181H; ACCT 202 or ACCT 202H or RAIK 282H; ECON 211 or ECON 211H or RAIK 282H; ECON 212 or ECON 212H or RAIK 182H; ECON 215 or ECON 215H or STAT 218). Prereq for actuarial science, Raikes School and agribusiness majors: refer to exceptions for the requirements.
Credit toward the degree cannot be earned in both MRKT 300 and MRKT 341.
The marketing system, its relations with the socioeconomic system, and the influences of each upon the other. Evolution and present structure of marketing institutions and processes. Customer attributes and behavioral characteristics, and how a marketing manager responds to these in the design of marketing strategies, using research, product development, pricing, distribution structure, and promotion.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
MRKT 341H
Honors: Marketing Crosslisted as RAIK 341H
Prereqs: Open only to CBA Honors Academy students in good standing or by permission. Sophomore standing; 2.5 GPA; Business Qualified (MATH104 or MATH106 or MATH107/107H or MATH208/208H; ACCT201 or ACCT201H or RAIK181H; ACCT202 or ACCT202H or RAIK282H; ECON211 or ECON211H or RAIK282H; ECON212 or ECON212H or RAIK182H; ECON215 or ECON215H or STAT218).  Prereq for actuarial science, Raikes School of Computer Science and Management and agribusiness majors: refer to exceptions for the requirements. Students enrolling in RAIK341H must be admitted to the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management.
Letter Grade Only.
The marketing system, its relations with the socioeconomic system, and the influences of each upon the other. Evolution and present structure of marketing institutions and processes. Customer attributes and behavioral characteristics, and how a marketing manager responds to these in the design of marketing strategies, using research, product development, pricing, distribution structure, and promotion.
This course is a prerequisite for: MNGT 475, MNGT 475H, MRKT 350
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
MRKT 345
Prereqs: MRKT 341, and ECON 215 or equivalent.
Introduction to methods and principles of investigation and analysis used in making marketing decisions, from product development to channel decisions, to advertising decisions. Planning studies, proposing studies, conducting data gathering, analyzing and interpreting data, reporting results.
This course is a prerequisite for: MRKT 442
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
MRKT 346
Marketing Channels Management Crosslisted as SCMS 346
Prereqs: MRKT 341.
Basic concepts used in analyzing marketing channels, identifies the issues of designing sound channels, the issues of managing them effectively, and evaluating their performance.
This course is a prerequisite for: SCMS 439, SCMS 474
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: MRKT 341.
Role of communication in the marketing process. Integration of advertising, personal selling, sales promotion, packaging, public relations, as well as their social, economic, and legal impact. Emphasis on influence of marketing communication on consumer information processing and decision making processes and determination and evaluation of marketing communication opportunities, objectives, messages, and effort.
This course is a prerequisite for: MRKT 449
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: BSAD 150 or equivalent; ECON 215; MRKT 341/341H; and 2.5 GPA.
MRKT 350 is 'Letter grade only'.
Strategic use of information systems for marketing objectives. Basic concepts in information systems structure, organization, and communication. Customer relationship management in Internet and non-Internet environments using marketing databases and software. Identifying market opportunities, developing targets, managing and evaluating promotional efforts using information systems.
This course is a prerequisite for: MRKT 441, MRKT 442
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: MRKT 341
Quantifying the success of marketing strategies and programs in terms of measurements. The advantages and disadvantages of competing metrics are discussed. Systematizing marketing metrics as an organizational process is discussed.
This course is a prerequisite for: MRKT 442
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: MRKT 257; admission to Center for Sales Excellence or Permission
MRKT 357 is "Letter Grade only".
Professional selling theory and practice. Sales processes, planning and delivery of sales presentations, and developing personal communications skills needed for professional selling. Professional selling practice and individual feedback for improvement. Ethical issues.
This course is a prerequisite for: MRKT 460
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Admission to Center for Sales Excellence or permission.
Provides guidelines and workshops on effective career strategies in sales. Exposes students to the organizational culture and opportunities provided by CSE partner companies and what they look for in potential hires. Students learn to put into practice their selling skills to obtain their dream job.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Admission to Center for Sales Excellence or permission.
Reinforces and builds upon the fundamentals taught in MRKT 371 to enhance and create a personal brand. Teaches the necessary skills of networking, etiquette, negotiating, and presentations to best prepare students for launching a successful sales career.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
MRKT 399
Prereqs: MRKT 341 and approval of study plan by faculty member.
May be offered on a Pass/NoPass basis at the instructor's option.
For advanced undergraduates with demonstrated ability and special interests in marketing who wish to undertake an individual project under the direction of a faculty member.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Independent Study
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation, permission of instructor and departmental chair.
Research project or reading program.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Independent Study
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: MRKT 341.
Foundations and structure of retailing; role of the retailing executive; decision making in such problems as site selection, layout, organization, personnel policies, planning stock, buying, pricing, promotion, credit, customer services, merchandise control, budgeting, and research.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
MRKT 426/826
Prereqs: MRKT 341.
Services marketing and the services marketing process. Key concepts, issues and terminology. Specific tools and frameworks enabling communication with other professional marketers and analysis of services marketing situations to make realistic recommendations for managerial action.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: MRKT 341
The course will focus on the development, promotion, and implementation of various forms of consumer experiences. Topics include, but are not limited to sports participation, sporting events, concerts, theatrical performances, museums, renaissance fairs, and theme parks. Topics covered will also include the planning, promotion, and logistical support needed to provide a meaningful experience to consumers.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
This course may count only as a free elective for students majoring in marketing. Course offered in English only by the faculty of the College of Business of Senshu University, Tokyo, Japan.
Japanese business techniques in the five functional areas: accounting, economics, finance, management, and marketing. Historical perspective and current practices emphasized. Strong academic emphasis as well as lectures by academicians, business people, and civil servants. Plant and office visits required.
Credit Hours: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: MRKT 341; MRKT 350 or MNGT/MIST 350.
Strategies to deal with opportunities and challenges of evolving technology and marketing in digital networks of customers, suppliers, and employees; social and mobile marketing; different interactive marketing platforms for e-commerce; the future and strategic, societal, and ethical implications of technology and interactive marketing in e-commerce.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Senior standing; Marketing major; MRKT 341; MRKT 345 or MRKT 350 or MRKT 355; AND 6 hours of marketing electives.
Application of marketing principles to the solution of a wide variety of problems involving influence of the consumer, choice of channels, marketing legislation, and the management of merchandising, advertising, personal selling, sales promotion, pricing, and marketing research.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: MRKT 341.
Application of behavioral science theories, concepts, methods, and research findings to the understanding and prediction of consumer behavior as the basis of decision making by marketing managers.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
MRKT 444
Supply Chain Logistics Management Crosslisted as SCMS 444
Prereqs: MRKT 341 and SCMS 331.
Examination of physical distribution activities in the marketing mix from the viewpoints of both providers and users of components of logistics systems. Logistics problems of concern to the marketing manager include time and place utility concepts, spatial relationships of markets, channel design, transportation modes, and inventory management.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Senior standing; MRKT 341 and ECON 215 or equivalent.
Introduction to the use of quantitative techniques in marketing analysis. Emphasis on understanding and evaluating the applicability of existing models to marketing decision problems in such areas of competitive strategy, marketing mix analysis, pricing, promotion, distribution, and product policy.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: MRKT 341 and 347.
Managerial problems involved in the formulation, execution, and evaluation of marketing communication campaigns. Total marketing communication effort examined with particular emphasis to the potential role of marketing communication campaigns, audience identification, campaign objectives and messages, media strategy, and campaign evaluation. Case material dealing with campaigns for products, services, institutions, and political candidates.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: MRKT 341 and Junior standing.
Marketing problems of international business. Export marketing and domestic marketing of USA products abroad. Influence of international institutions, culture, stage of development, and geography; problems in terminology, product policy, promotion, distribution, research, pricing, and starting marketing operations.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: MRKT 257 and admission to Center for Sales Excellence.
MRKT 457 is "Letter Grade only".
This course focuses on CRM as it applies to sales. It teaches how to use CRM systems to identifying good customer attrition; customer retention; and customer lifetime value. Students will also get hands on experience of using a CRM system to successfully plan and execute a sales plan.
This course is a prerequisite for: MRKT 460
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: MRKT 341 or admission to Center for Sales Excellence.
MRKT 458 is "Letter Grade only".
This course covers issues faced by sales managers in building, directing, and leading a sales force. Topics include sales forecasting, territory structure design, hiring and managing salespeople, and compensation and performance evaluation systems.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: MRKT 257; MRKT 357; MRKT 457; and admission to Center for Sales Excellence.
MRKT 460 is "Letter Grade only".
Teaches how to segment key accounts, how to identify high-margin business opportunities, how to sell to complex enterprises, and how to manage a Key Account team. Students practice key account presentations through role-play exercises and make actual calls and presentations to businesses in the region.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: MRKT 341 and permission.
Topic varies.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
MRKT 499H
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation, and permission.
Conduct a scholarly research project and write a University Honors Program or undergraduate thesis.
Credit Hours: 3-6
Course Delivery: Classroom

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Variety of topics on the undergraduate level.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Independent Study 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: BSAD 150; 2.5 GPA.
Fundamental concepts in computing and programming in business. A programming language is chosen based on the ease of learning and its acceptance in the business community; e.g., Visual Basic, JAVA, XML, etc.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 3
Prereqs: Sophomore standing; 2.5 GPA; Business Qualified (MATH104 or MATH106 or MATH107/MATH107H or MATH208/MATH208H; ACCT201 or ACCT201H or RAIK181H; ACCT202 or ACCT202H or RAIK282H; ECON211 or ECON211H or RAIK282H; ECON212 or ECON212H or RAIK182H; ECON215 or ECON215H or STAT218). Prereq for actuarial science, Raikes School and agribusiness majors: Refer to exceptions for the requirements.
SCMS 331 is 'Letter grade only'.
Analytical management techniques for: ascertaining demand for the organization's goods and services; justifying and acquiring the necessary resources; and planning and controlling the transformation of resources into goods and services. Application in both large and small organizations, private and public enterprise, service, and manufacturing organizations.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
Prereqs: BSAD 150; Business Qualified (MATH104 or MATH106 or MATH107/MATH107H or MATH208/MATH208H; ACCT201 or ACCT201H or RAIK181H; ACCT202 or ACCT202H or RAIK282H; ECON211 or ECON211H or RAIK282H; ECON212 or ECON212H or RAIK182H; ECON215 or ECON215H or STAT218). 2.5 GPA.
Quantitative decision making tools for Supply Chain Management applications.Development of optimization models for applications in transportation and distribution networks, operations scheduling, and inventory planning.
This course is a prerequisite for: SCMS 432, SCMS 436, SCMS 439, SCMS 447, SCMS 451, SCMS 474
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
SCMS 346
Marketing Channels Management Crosslisted as MRKT 346
Prereqs: MRKT 341.
Basic concepts used in analyzing marketing channels, identifies the issues of designing sound channels, the issues of managing them effectively, and evaluating their performance.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: 2.5 GPA; Business Qualified (MATH104 or MATH106 or MATH107/MATH107H or MATH208/MATH208H; ACCT201 or ACCT201H or RAIK181H; ACCT202 or ACCT202H or RAIK282H; ECON211 or ECON211H or RAIK282H; ECON212 or ECON212H or RAIK182H; ECON215 or ECON215H or STAT218). Prereq for actuarial science, Raikes School and agribusiness majors: Refer to exceptions for the requirements.
Data and information as important resources to be managed in modern organizations. Development of quantitative analytical skills and presentation in business decision making. Basic information system concepts with primary focus on data analysis and related business decisions.
This course is a prerequisite for: MNGT 475H, SCMS 437, SCMS 451, SCMS 452, SCMS 454, SCMS 458, SCMS 459
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Open only to CBA Honors Academy students in good standing or by permission.  Sophomore standing; 2.5 GPA; Business Qualified (MATH104 or MATH106 or MATH107/107H or MATH208/208H; ACCT201 or ACCT201H or RAIK181H; ACCT202 or ACCT202H or RAIK282H; ECON211 or ECON211H or RAIK282H; ECON212 or ECON212H or RAIK182H; ECON215 or ECON215H or STAT218). Prereq for actuarial science, Raikes School and agribusiness majors: Refer to exceptions for the requirements.
Development of quantitative analytical skills and presentation in business decision making.  Basic information system concepts with primary focus on data analysis and related business decisions.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
SCMS 391
Prereqs: Permission of department chair.
Specific topic covered in any given term and credit awarded is to be determined by the instructor. Topic varies.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Junior standing; permission of supervising instructor and department chair.
Special research project or reading program.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Independent Study 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
SCMS 396H
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation; permission of instructor and department chair.
Special research project or reading program.
Credit Hours: 3-6
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Independent Study 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: SCMS 331; 2.5 GPA.
Analytical approach to the design, planning, and control of operations management systems, including domestic and international, manufacturing and service operations.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: SCMS 331SCMS 335; MRKT 341; 2.5 GPA.
Forecasting and planning for capacity management, materials management, utilization of facilities, managing and scheduling inventory, scheduling people and equipment, tracking people, orders, and equipment to ensure the accommodation of customer needs while maintaining effective and efficient processes.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: SCMS 331; 2.5 GPA.
Focus on the improvement of supply chain operations through the application of lean management principles.Topics include just-in-time, six-sigma, theory of constraints, and associated tools and applications.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: SCMS 331; SCMS 335; 2.5 GPA.
Planning and managing projects including project initiating and bidding, planning, budgeting and cost estimation, scheduling, managing risks, and final implementation.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: SCMS 331; SCMS 350; 2.5 GPA.
Analytical and simulation models for decision making in functional areas such as finance, accounting, marketing, personnel, operations, and inventory. Construction of decision models for practical applications. Emphasis on analyzing alternatives and implementing solutions that result in increased productivity.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: SCMS 331; SCMS 335; MRKT 346; 2.5 GPA.
Sourcing strategies, concepts and tools in the context of integrated supply chains.Specific issues include make or buy decisions, supplier evaluation and selection, total cost of ownership, contracts and legal terms, negotiation, and purchasing ethics.Discussion of supply chains in the context of international trade.Purchasing options, to include benefits and risks in outsourcing.Information technology for control and coordination in international supply chains.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
SCMS 444
Supply Chain Logistics Management Crosslisted as MRKT 444
Prereqs: MRKT 341 and SCMS 331.
Examination of physical distribution activities in the marketing mix from the viewpoints of both providers and users of components of logistics systems. Logistics problems of concern to the marketing manager include time and place utility concepts, spatial relationships of markets, channel design, transportation modes, and inventory management.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: SCMS 331; SCMS 335; MRKT 341; 2.5 GPA.
Fundamentals of technology to include radio frequency identification systems (RFID).Description of physical characteristics, potential to support supply chain management, and implications on inventory management within supply chains.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: SCMS 335; SCMS 350; 2.5 GPA.
This course expands the basic statistical and analytics tools for developing understanding of advanced methods for data analysis and modeling, business strategy, information technology in order to develop automated structures to support decision making. The course is intended to provide tools for business applications working with data, databases and reports from analytic models. It covers fundamentals of data analysis and inferential statistics as wells as predictive modeling techniques; including linear regression, logistic regression, structural equation modeling, decision trees, artificial neural networks and support vector machines.   The course is intended for students interested in Business Analytics in all Business Majors as well as students who are primarily interested in the applications of data mining from fields such as engineering, basic sciences, sociology, psychology etc.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: SCMS 350; 2.5 GPA.
Database technology and related human and managerial considerations. Databases from two perspectives: the logical view, as the manager and applications programmer see and use the organization's data; and the physical view, as the systems software programmers and database manager view the data. Theory on database organization and the practical applications of databases.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: SCMS 350; 2.5 GPA.
Methods and methodologies used in systems analysis, design, and implementation. Decision-making process: systems development life cycles, requirement analysis, logical and/or conceptual design, and basic database concepts.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: SCMS 350; 2.5 GPA.
Management-related topics in electronic business. Conceptualizing and maintaining an e-business strategy. Economic impact of e-business strategies and management practices, models of e-business, electronic payment systems, Internet security, ethics and privacy, and advanced e-business trends and issues.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: SCMS 350; 2.5 GPA.
The worldwide political and economic changes in the last decade that have propelled city, state, country governments, and corporations to expand business globally and enter into new markets. Information technology (IT) as a key role in the globalization of businesses. The necessary concepts and ideas to understand the issues in the global or international use of information technology. IT environments around the world, national infrastructures and regulatory regimes, global IT applications, global IS development strategies, global management support systems, and global IT management strategies.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Senior Standing; Open to SCMS Majors Only; SCMS 331; SCMS 335; MRKT 346; 2.5 GPA.
The focus of this course is on bringing together the concepts and theories of Supply Chain Management through the application in real world settings. Students will emulate decision making through simulated applications and will work with local/regional organizations to make improvements or explore opportunities enhancing supply chain applications.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
SCMS 499H
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation, and permission.
Conduct a scholarly research project and write a University Honors Program or undergraduate thesis.
Credit Hours: 3-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Independent Study 3
Course Delivery: Classroom

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