Foundational Courses

  • Accounting (ACCT)

    ACCT 2101, Principles of Accounting I
    A study of the underlying theory and application of financial accounting concepts.

    ACCT 2102, Principles of Accounting II A study of the underlying theory and application of managerial accounting concepts.

  • Economics (ECON)

    ECON 2105, Principles of Macro Economics A study of the economy as a whole including production, economic fluctuations, inflation, unemployment, public policy, and international economics.

    ECON 2106, Principles of Micro Economics
    The study of the individual elements of an economy, including demand, supply, price, firms, production, costs, profits, market structures, income determination and international trade.

    ECON 3402, Statistics for Business and Economics
    Prerequisite: Math 1111
    A study of methods of describing and presenting data, probability theory and distributions, sampling distributions, estimation, tests of hypotheses, and simple linear regression and correlation analysis, as applied to business and economic problems.

  • Finance (FINC)

    FINC 3511, Corporate Finance
    Prerequisite: ACCT 2101
    Financial functions in the modern corporation with emphasis on its managerial aspects.

Graduate Courses

  • Accounting (ACCT)

    ACCT 6232 Advanced Managerial Accounting
    Prerequisite: ACCT 2102 or equivalent
    An analysis of accounting information and other data as aids to management in choosing among possible courses of action. Not open to MPAcc students.

    ACCT 6233 Seminar in Cost Accounting
    Prerequisite: ACCT 3232 or 6232
    Designed for the student with past exposure to cost accounting concepts and applications. The course emphasizes research of the current topics affecting the information-providing function of the managerial accounting process. Ethical issues are emphasized.

  • Business Information Systems (CISM)

    CISM 6331 Strategic Management of Information Technology
    Prerequisite: CISM 2201, 3330 or equivalent
    Focuses on information technology and systems from a general management perspective. Discusses management of the system development process, the organizational cycle of information, technology planning, evaluation, selection, and strategic uses of information technology. Includes frequent discussions of industry case studies.

  • Economics (ECON)

    ECON 6430 Business Cycles and Forecasting
    Prerequisites: ECON 2105, 2106, 3402 or consent of department chair
    The analysis of current and prospective levels of national income and the impact on the firm's volume of business and its ability to operate profitably. Special emphasis is given to measuring economic fluctuations and forecasting the level of economic activity.

    ECON 6450 Managerial Economics
    Prerequisites: ECON 2105, 2106, 3402, or consent of department chair
    The manager's role in the efficient allocation of resources in our society will be emphasized. The application of several decision-making tools to empirical situations will be stressed. This course assumes that the student has a basic knowledge of elementary statistics and quantitative analysis.

    ECON 6461 International Finance
    Prerequisites: ECON 2105, 2106, FINC 3511 or consent of department chair
    Topics may include foreign exchange market; exchange rates; balance of payments analysis and adjustment process; financing institutions, monetary relations, and monetary reform; gold, the dollar, devaluation, and SDRs. Same as FINC 6521.

     

  • Finance (FINC)

    FINC 6521 International Finance
    Prerequisite: FINC 3511 or equivalent
    Topics include foreign exchange market; exchange rates; balance of payments analysis and adjustment process; financing of institutions, monetary relations and monetary reform, gold, the dollar, devaluation, and SDRs. Cross listed with ECON 6461.

    FINC 6532 Advanced Financial Management
    Prerequisite: FINC 3511 or equivalent
    A study of the major financial tools and techniques through problem solving and case studies.

    FINC 6542 Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
    Prerequisite: FINC 3511 or equivalent
    Study of securities markets and security analysis for portfolio planning.

    FINC 6561 International Management of Financial Institutions
    Prerequisite: FINC 3511 or equivalent
    Designed as a study of the financial management of financial institutions with an emphasis on international aspects.

  • Management (MGNT)

    MGNT 6670 Organization Theory & Behavior A Managerial Perspective
    Prerequisite: MGNT 3600 or equivalent
    A managerial examination of the behavioral and structural factors affecting performance of organizations including study of fundamentals, individual and group concerns, organizational processes with emphasis on current issues.

    MGNT 6681 Seminar in Strategic Management
    Prerequisite: MKTG 6815, FINC 6532, all preparation courses and within 15 hours of graduation
    A study of total enterprise at the executive level applying a set of decisions and actions which result in the formulation and implementation of plans designed to achieve the mission and goals of the enterprise.

  • Marketing (MKTG)

    MKTG 6815 Marketing Strategy
    Prerequisite: MKTG 3803 or equivalent
    A high level managerial decision making course that emphasizes analysis, planning, implementation, and control of marketing programs in a competitive environment. The case method and/or computer simulations are the integrative elements of the course.

    MKTG 6820 International Business Strategy
    Prerequisite: All MBA Preparatory courses.
    The international business strategy course will cover each traditional functional area of an organization as it applies to doing business across country boundaries. The functional areas addressed will include Finance, Accounting, Production, Human Resources Management, Marketing, and Technology Management. Students will learn to analyze international business situations and risks, and to develop successful international strategies based on such analysis.

Elective Courses

  • Administrative Systems and Business Education (ABED)

    ABED 6100 Managerial Communications
    A study of intrapersonal, interpersonal and cultural communications found in the corporate structure and the effect a global community has had upon corporate communications.

  • Accounting (ACCT)

    ACCT 6232 Advanced Managerial Accounting
    Prerequisite: ACCT 2102 or equivalent
    An analysis of accounting information and other data as aids to management in choosing among possible courses of action. Not open to MPAcc students.

    ACCT 6233 Seminar in Cost Accounting
    Prerequisite: ACCT 3232 or 6232
    Designed for the student with past exposure to cost accounting concepts  and applications. The course emphasizes research of the current topics affecting the information-providing function of the managerial accounting process. Ethical issues are emphasized.

  • Business Information Systems (CISM)

    CISM 6331 Strategic Management of Information Technology
    Prerequisite: CISM 2201, 3330 or equivalent
    Focuses on information technology and systems from a general management perspective. Discusses management of the system development process, the organizational cycle of information, technology planning, evaluation, selection, and strategic uses of information technology. Includes frequent discussions of industry case studies.

  • Economics (ECON)

    ECON 6430 Business Cycles and Forecasting
    Prerequisites: ECON 2105, 2106, 3402 or consent of department chair
    The analysis of current and prospective levels of national income and the impact on the firm's volume of business and its ability to operate profitably. Special emphasis is given to measuring economic fluctuations and forecasting the level of economic activity.

    ECON 6450 Managerial Economics
    Prerequisites: ECON 2105, 2106, 3402, or consent of department chair
    The manager's role in the efficient allocation of resources in our society will be emphasized. The application of several decision-making tools to empirical situations will be stressed. This course assumes that the student has a basic knowledge of elementary statistics and quantitative analysis.

    ECON 6461 International Finance
    Prerequisites: ECON 2105, 2106, FINC 3511 or consent of department chair
    Topics may include foreign exchange market; exchange rates; balance of  payments analysis and adjustment process; financing institutions, monetary  relations, and monetary reform; gold, the dollar, devaluation, and SDRs.  Same as FINC 6521.

     

  • Finance (FINC)

    FINC 6521 International Finance
    Prerequisite: FINC 3511 or equivalent
    Topics include foreign exchange market; exchange rates; balance of  payments analysis and adjustment process; financing of institutions,  monetary relations and monetary reform, gold, the dollar, devaluation, and SDRs. Cross listed with ECON 6461.

    FINC 6532 Advanced Financial Management
    Prerequisite: FINC 3511 or equivalent
    A study of the major financial tools and techniques through problem solving and case studies.

    FINC 6542 Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
    Prerequisite: FINC 3511 or equivalent
    Study of securities markets and security analysis for portfolio planning.

    FINC 6561 International Management of Financial Institutions
    Prerequisite: FINC 3511 or equivalent
    Designed as a study of the financial management of financial institutions with an emphasis on international aspects.

     

  • Management (MGNT)

    MGNT 6670 Organization Theory & Behavior A Managerial Perspective
    Prerequisite: MGNT 3600 or equivalent
    A managerial examination of the behavioral and structural factors affecting performance of organizations including study of fundamentals, individual and group concerns, organizational processes with emphasis on current issues.

    MGNT 6681 Seminar in Strategic Management
    Prerequisite: MKTG 6815, FINC 6532, all preparation courses and within 15 hours of graduation
    A study of total enterprise at the executive level applying a set of decisions and actions which result in the formulation and implementation of plans designed to achieve the mission and goals of the enterprise.

  • Marketing (MKTG)

    MKTG 6815 Marketing Strategy
    Prerequisite: MKTG 3803 or equivalent
    A high level managerial decision making course that emphasizes analysis, planning, implementation, and control of marketing programs in a competitive environment. The case method and/or computer simulations are the integrative elements of the course.

    MKTG 6820 International Business Strategy
    Prerequisite: All MBA Preparatory courses.
    The international business strategy course will cover each traditional functional area of an organization as it applies to doing business across country boundaries. The functional areas addressed will include Finance, Accounting, Production, Human Resources Management, Marketing, and Technology Management. Students will learn to analyze international business situations and risks, and to develop successful international strategies based on such analysis.