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Course Descriptions

MGT 320 Business Law - (4)

Laws regulating business activities, principles governing contracts, negotiable instruments, sales of goods, agencies, partnerships and corporations.

MGT 330 Economics - (4)

The market system and the structure and functioning of the economy in the United States. Macroeconomics concepts, including growth, inflation, employment, interest rates, fiscal policy and monetary policy, supply, demand, and opportunity costs. Microeconomic concepts and tools are used to study market power (perfect competition, monopoly, monopolistic competition, and oligopoly), elasticity, income distribution, environment and other social areas.

MGT 340 Marketing - (4)

Markets, consumer behavior, pricing, promotion, and distribution of products and services. Management issues related to enabling an organization profitably to acquire and satisfy customers and matching the wishes and desires of the customers with those of the organization.

MGT 350 Data Presentation - (2)

Integrates preparation of charts, graphs, font selection and computer-presentation software. Emphasis on effective presentation of documents.

MGT 375 Organizational Behavior - (3)

Primary emphasis on group and individual behavior and their influence on each other and on an organization's effectiveness. Focus on human aspects in organizations, including leadership, groups, conflict and decision-making.

MGT 390 Organizations and Environments - (3)

Emphasis on the organization as an open system. Organizational diagnosis, using a systems approach, examines organizational structure, design, governing regulations that shape business operations, contingency theory, and the impact of the environment on organiza- tional effectiveness.

MGT 410 Accounting - (4)

How managers use accounting data in financial decision- making and in delineating alternative courses of action. Emphasis on both financial and managerial data and on preparing and using financial statements and reports.

MGT 420 Management - (4)

Basic concepts and theory of management with emphasis on planning, organizing, staffing, motivation and control. Within these areas, vision, mission and objectives of organizations are covered. Also included: motivational theories and their application to individual and group functioning in organizations.

MGT 430 Human Resource Management - (4)

Objectives and problems relating to human resources management in public and private organizations. Includes recruitment, selection, performance appraisal, training and development, compensation, grievances, and discipline.

MGT 450 Finance - (5)

Principles of managing and controlling the finances of corporate enterprises. Includes financial institutions and markets, financial statement analysis, the time value of money, risk and return, cost of capital, valuation, capital budgeting, management of working capital, and financial planning. Prerequisites: MGT 330, 410.

MGT 480 International Business - (4)

Introduction to and summary of doing business in the international marketplace. Includes globalization, political economy, trade theory, investment in foreign countries, and global monetary systems; and entry, organizational strat- egies and business operations in the global environment.

MGT 491 Strategic Management - (4)

A capstone course integrating knowledge and theories from a variety of business disciplines. Applying this knowledge to a study of organizational problems primarily through the case method. Prerequisites: MGT 320, 330, 340, 350, 410, 420, 450.

Select two of the following four courses for a minimum of 7 hours:

MGT 434 Entrepreneurship - (3)

A survey of "what it takes" to start and operate a business. Legal, managerial, accounting, marketing and financial aspects of getting a business up and running. Development of a business plan for startup organizations.

MGT 477 Electronic Commerce - (4)

Tools and technologies needed for participating in electronic commerce. Business opportunities, challenges, and strategies for leveraging the emerging national and global information infrastructure. Security, privacy, ethics, and business practices.

Note: The following general-education courses are taught by members of the Religion faculty.

RELB 305 Biblical Perspectives - (4)

Designed to foster knowledge and understanding of those historical concepts and themes of the Bible that relate most directly to effectiveness in business practices and public life.

RELB 310 Ethics and Personal Values - (4)

Examination of how personal values in business and public life are shaped by world views, ethics and spiritual formation.