Management

Introduction to Business

MGMT100

This course examines the social, legal, ethical, economic and political interactions of business and society in the United States and internationally. Business and non-business majors learn about the relationship and impact of business to society in which they are citizens, consumers, and producers.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Small Business Management

MGMT110

This course reviews considerations faced by an individual planning to establish and manage a small business venture in today’s complex business environment. It includes a review of legal forms of ownership, financial planning and resources, considerations of management, operations and control, ethical issues, and the importance of social responsibility.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Current Problems in Small Business Management

MGMT111

Current problems of general interest in small business are analyzed by students under the guidance of the instructor. The courses are presented in modules of five-week duration, each considering different problems.

1 credits
Prerequisite: MGMT110
Corequisite: None

Current Problems in Small Business Management

MGMT112

Current problems of general interest in small business are analyzed by students under the guidance of the instructor. The courses are presented in modules of five-week duration, each considering different problems.

1 credits
Prerequisite: MGMT110
Corequisite: None

Current Problems in Small Business Management

MGMT113

Current problems of general interest in small business are analyzed by students under the guidance of the instructor. The courses are presented in modules of five-week duration, each considering different problems.

1 credits
Prerequisite: MGMT110
Corequisite: None

Introduction to International Business

MGMT115

This survey course provides the student with an understanding of the complex factors that affect a business in its desire and ability to trade with countries outside the United States. Topics include international trade theories, monetary systems and the global aspects of economic growth.

3 credits
Prerequisite: MGMT100 or MGMT110 or Permission of the Department of Business Studies
Corequisite: None

Business Mathematics

MGMT120

This course applies students’ interpretation of basic mathematical concepts to common business usage covering such topics as percentages, interest, trade, bank and cash discounts, payroll, time value of money, and business loans.

3 credits
Prerequisite: Math Placement Test score of 5 or better or MATH095 (C or better)
Corequisite: None

Business Law

MGMT130

This course examines the fundamentals of Business Law, the legal process and environment within which individuals and business operate, and the relationship of law, business, and the individual. Topics include the basic elements of a contract, the Uniform Commercial Code, and provision on sales and negotiable instruments.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Supervision

MGMT140

This course investigates the roles and functions of the first-level supervisor in industrial, business, and institutional settings, both profit and non-profit. It reviews supervisory practices that relate directly to general issues and problems of managers at the first level and emphasizes the management of human relations from a supervisory perspective.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Insurance and Risk Management

MGMT160

The course covers the risks that are faced by an individual or firm and the various methods for their treatment. Methods of treatment include, but are not limited to, insurance, loss prevention, suretyship, simple retention, and self-insurance. Topics include personal and business insurance.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Legal Environment of Business

MGMT180

This course examines the various classifications of the law and the rights and responsibilities imposed on the business community by our legal system. It introduces students to the evolutionary process of the legal system and its impact on the individual, business environment, and upon society as a whole.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Introduction to Finance

MGMT190
EXPERIMENTAL

This course focuses on a firm\'s financial goals and decisions to maximize shareholders\' wealth. It examines financial concepts and analytical techniques, financial performance, time value of money, measurement of risk and return, capital budgeting, capital structure, short-term financial planning, working capital management, and international finance.

3 credits
Prerequisite: Reading Placement Test score Level 3
Corequisite: None

Organizational Behavior

MGMT200

This course examines the nature of individual and group employee behavior in a work environment and how it affects organizational performance. Psychological principles explain how and why people act as they do. It includes an emphasis on the use of theories as conceptual tools for analyzing and solving personnel problems.

3 credits
Prerequisite: MGMT100 or MGMT110 or permission of the Department of Business Studies
Corequisite: None

Office Management

MGMT210

This course studies the responsibilities of the administrative office manager relative to human relations and cost reduction. Topics emphasize planning and organizing office administrative services, work stations, and office staffing. It uses scientific principles to study cost control and reduction, with specified applications of automated systems and procedures.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Production and Operations Management

MGMT220

This course reviews the management of operations in manufacturing, service and government organizations. Topics include a review of the activities and responsibilities of operations management, the tools and techniques available to assist in running the operation, and the factors considered in the design of the system.

3 credits
Prerequisite: MGMT100 or MGMT110 or permission of the Department of Business Studies
Corequisite: None

Principles of Management

MGMT230

This course presents the principles, techniques, and concepts needed for managerial analysis and decision making. It highlights the effective management of planning, organizing, influencing, and controlling related to the internal and external environment and issues of ethics and social responsibility. It emphasizes a variety of communication skills.

3 credits
Prerequisite: MGMT100 or MGMT110 or permission of the Department of Business Studies
Corequisite: None

Human Resource Management

MGMT250

This course examines the policies and practices used by human resource management staff to build and maintain an effective work force. Topics include human resource planning, job analysis, recruitment, selection, performance appraisal, manpower development, compensation, and labor relations.

3 credits
Prerequisite: MGMT100 or MGMT110 or permission of the Department of Business Studies
Corequisite: None

Project Management

MGMT260

This course reviews the components that encompass project management in the arena of business. The processes include starting, controlling, managing, and successfully completing a project by carefully coordinating human resources.

3 credits
Prerequisite: MGMT100 or MGMT110 or permission of the Department of Business Studies
Corequisite: None

Cooperative Education - Business Management

MGMT280

Students participate in an on-the-job experience and observation in a field directly related to their academic preparation and career objectives in business management. Students review actual experience and observation in the light of theory and skills learned academically with a College Coordinator.

3 credits
Prerequisite: 24 college credits, a GPA of 2.5 earned in courses by the Department of Business Studies and permission of the Department of Business Studies
Corequisite: None