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School of Business and Industry

General Requirements for Undergraduate Business Majors
Accounting and Business Administration

Admission Requirements
Curriculum Update Policy
Curriculum Requirements
Accounting Program
Business Administration Program

Course Descriptions


Mission Statement

The mission of the School of Business and Industry (SBI) at Florida A&M University is to produce graduates capable of excelling as future leaders in global business, industry, and commerce.  This is achieved by:
  • Providing innovative academic, professional development, and internship experiences in an enlightened, ethical, and stimulating student-centered learning environment.
  • Developing, supporting, and creating opportunities for a diverse qualified faculty and staff committed to “excellence with caring” through high-quality teaching, relevant intellectual contributions, and meaningful service.   
  • Creating an environment in which shared governance, collegiality, openness, respect for others, and individual and mutual responsibility and accountability flourish.
  • Embracing the University’s historic mission of educating African Americans while recruiting students of all races and ethnic origins with strong academic backgrounds committed to the pursuit of excellence.
  • Developing new, and expanding existing, creative partnerships with alumni, and private and public stakeholders to maintain the relevance and currency of our academic programs.
  • Promoting an environment of continuous improvement by acquiring and developing the necessary human, physical, financial, and technological resources to maintain our competitive edge.
Values Statement
We value a work and learning environment that is based on professionalism, responsibility, accountability, respect, trust, pride, ethics, integrity, caring, excellence, knowledge, research, and service.

Vision Statement
The School of Business and Industry aspires to be recognized nationally and internationally as a preeminent center of excellence in business.

General Requirements for Undergraduate Business Majors
The School of Business & Industry’s undergraduate learning goals include the following:
  • Critical Thinking/Analytical Reasoning Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Content/Discipline Knowledge and Skills
  • Ethical Understanding and Reasoning Skills
  • Multicultural and Diversity Understanding
The School’s curriculum management process results in undergraduate degree programs that produce learning experiences in management-specific knowledge and skills areas such as:
  • Ethical and legal responsibilities in organizations and society
  • Financial theories, analysis, reporting and markets
  • Creation of value through the integrated production and distribution of goods, services and information
  • Group and individual dynamics in organizations
  • Statistical data analysis and management science as they support decision-making processes throughout an organization
  • Information technologies as they influence the structure and processes of organizations and economics, and as they influence the roles and techniques of management
  • Domestic and global economic environments of organizations
  • Other management-specific knowledge and abilities as identified by the school (see curriculum requirements on the following pages.)
Program Objectives
The objective of the Bachelor of Science program is to produce graduates capable of excelling as future leaders in global business, industry, and commerce. SBI undergraduates are capable of performing effectively and advancing within a variety of organizations and are prepared to pursue advanced degrees here and elsewhere to realize their academic aspirations and further their career goals.


Administration and Faculty

SBI Administration
Dean School of Business and Industry: Friday-Stroud, Shawnta
Assistant Dean: Davis, Bobby
Department Chair,  Accounting and Finance: Bates, Ira
Department Chair, Management and Marketing: Nwakanma, Hudson
Department Chair, Information Systems and Operations Management: Nkansah, Paul
Department Chair, Professional Development: Harper, Vera
Assistant Director, Office of Career Development: Bailey, Rosemary
Director, Office of Student Services:  Williams, Felicia

SBI Faculty
Ashley, Clyde
Bates, Ira
Bradford, Amos
Burnett, Garry
Clark, George
Davis, Bobby
Drumming, Saundra
Etienne, Eisenhower
Evans, Charles
Finley-Hervey, Joycelyn
Friday-Stroud, Shawnta
Harper, Vera
Hightower, Roscoe
Holloman, Derek
Holmes, Andre
Islam, Mahzar
Murphy, Angela


 
Nkansah, Paul
Nwakanma, Hudson
Osagie, Johnston
Ravenell, William
Reeder, Craig
Ridley, A. Denis
Rosier, Kenyatta
Shabazz, Daaim
Shrestha, Nanda
Smith, Wilbur
Suarez-Brown, Tiki
Sutterfield, J. Scott
Swirsky, Steven
Thompkins, Abigail
Tidwell-Lewis, Angel
Wang, Guan
White, LaTanya
Wilson, Richard



 

Undergraduate Programs
Accounting and Business Administration

Bachelor of  Science

Admission Requirements

Admissions requirements are determined by the School’s Recruitment, Admission, Retention, and Progression Committee and approved by the SBI Faculty.

All First-Time-In College (FTIC) and Transfer students from other universities, and Schools and Colleges within Florida A&M University are admitted as Pre-Business students for the Bachelor of Science Program.  All students must satisfy the following requirements within the first 60 credit hours to be eligible for the Accounting and Business Administration degree programs:

•   Grade “B” or better in ENC 1102 or equivalent 2nd English general education course

•    Grade “B” or better in Business Calculus, MAC 2233

•    Grade “B” or better in Financial Accounting, ACG 2021
   

Curriculum Update Policy

The SBI administration and faculty recognize their responsibility to:
A.     Upgrade the curriculum to assure that students acquire the most current and relevant training possible.  If changes are necessary, every effort will be made to substitute rather than add requirements to the student’s curriculum.  The assurance of well-prepared graduates will always be the controlling concern.
B.      Produce graduates that are academically, ethically, and professionally prepared to accept the challenges of the current and future business profession.  Consequently, the School of Business and Industry reserves the right to withhold the recommendation for graduation of any student who does not conform to these expectations.

Curriculum Requirements

Accounting Program
 Freshman YearSem. Hrs.
 ENC 1101/1102 Freshman Communication Skills 6
 MAN 2543 Introduction to Business Systems 3
 MAC 1105 College Algebra 3
GEB 1091, 1092 Introduction to Professional Leadership Development I & II2
GEB 1440 Fundamental Concepts3
 MFG 2212 Finite Mathematics 3
 AMH 2091 Introduction to Afro-American History 3
 WOH 1012 or 1022 World History 3
 ACG 2021 Financial Accounting Principles 3
 HUM Electives (From Approved Listing)
 3
  32
  
 Sophomore Year 
ACG 2071 Managerial Accounting Principles3
 ACG 3101 Intermediate Accounting I 3
 ECO 2013/2023 Principles of Economics I, II 6
 Natural Science Electives 8
 MAC 2233 Calculus for Business 3
MAN 3701 Business Ethics3
 GEB 2081, 2082 Intermediate Professional Leadership Development I & II 2
 ACG 4941 Accounting Internship I

1
  29
  
 Junior Year 
 QMB 2100, 3602 Quantitative Methods & Business Decisions I & II6
 ACG 3111 Intermediate Accounting I, II 3
 ACG 3361 Cost Accounting 3
 MAN 3025 Principles of Management 3
 MAR 3023 Principles of Marketing 3
 FIN 3403 Corporation Finance 3
 BUL 4130 Legal Environment of Business3
 GEB 3083, 3084 Advanced Professional Leadership Development I & II2
 ACG 4942 Accounting Internship II

1
  27
  
 Senior Year 
 ACG 3632 Auditing and Assurance Services 3
 ACG 4401 Accounting  Information Systems3
 TAX 4001 Individual Tax3
 BUL 4320 Commercial Law 3
 MAN 4201 Organizational Behavior 3
 MAN 4720 Business Policy 3
MAN 4653 Global Business3
 Finance Elective (Upper Level Course Only) 3
 Accounting Electives (Upper Level Courses Only) 6
 GEB 4931, 4932 Senior Seminar Leadership

 2
  32
 Total Semester Hours    120
  
Science Electives (8 hours):  select from the following:
AEB 2104 - - - - - The Economics of Agriculture and Natural Resources
AST 1002- - - - - -Astronomy
BSC 1005- - - - - -Biological Science (recommended)
BSC 1010/1011- -General Biology I and II
CHM 1015- - - - -Fundamentals of Chemistry
CHM 1030- - - - -Introduction Chemistry for Health Science
CHM 1031- - - - -Chemistry for Health Sciences
CHM 1045/1046 -General Chemistry I and II
ENY 2570 - - - - -Principle of Environmental Entomology
EVR 1001 - - - - -Fundamentals of Environmental Science
GLY 2001 - - - - - -Introduction to Earth and Space Science
HUN 2401 - - - - - Human Nutrition
PHY1004/1005- - Elements of Physics I and II
PHY2048/2049- -General Physics I and II
PSC 1121- - - - - -Physical Science (recommended)

Humanities Electives (3  hours):  select from approved University course listing:
NOTE:  Consult general catalog for listing of approved courses.

Finance Elective (3 hours):  select from the following:
FIN 4324--Commercial Bank Administration
FIN 4414--Financial Management
FIN 4504--Investments

Accounting Electives (9 hours)
:  select from the following:
ACG 3642--Auditing II
ACG 3861-- Petroleum Accounting
ACG 4201--Advanced Accounting
ACG 4401--Accounting Information Systems
ACG 4501--Governmental/Not-for-Profit Accounting
ACG 4645--Internal Auditing
ACG 4682--Forensic Accounting
ACG 4801-- Contemporary Accounting Theory
ACG 4852 -- CPA Problems
TAX 4001--Individual Tax
TAX 4101--Corporate Tax
 
 Business Administration Program 
 Freshman Year Sem. Hrs.
 ENC 1101, 1102 Freshman Communication Skills 6
 MAN 2543  Introduction to Business Systems 3
 MAC 1105 College Algebra 3
 GEB 1091, 1092 Introduction to Professional Leadership Development I & II2
 GEB 1440 Fundamental Concepts3
 MFG 2212 Finite Mathematics3
 AMH 2091 Introduction to African-American History3
 WOH 1012 or 1022 World History 3
 ACG 2021 Financial Accounting Principles 3
 HUM Electives (From Approved Listing)
 3
  32
  
 Sophomore Year 
 ACG 2071 Managerial Accounting Principles 3
 ECO 2013/2023 Principles of Economics I, II 6
 MAC 2233 Calculus for Business 3
 MAN 3701 Business Ethics 3
 GEB 2081, 2082 Intermediate Professional Leadership Development I & II 2
 ACG 3101 or ACG 3361 Intermediate Accounting I or Cost Accounting 3
 Natural Science Electives (Non-business course only) 8
 MAN 4941 Management Internship

 1
  29
  
 Junior Year 
 QMB 2100, 3602 Quantitative Methods for Business Decisions I & II 6
 MAN 3025 Principles of Management 3
 MAR 3023 Principles of Marketing 3
 FIN 3403 Corporation Finance 3
 ISM 3201 Data Files &Base Management 3
 GEB 3083, 3084 Advanced Professional Leadership Development I & II 2
 Business Elective 6
 MAN 4653 Global Business3
 MAN 4942 Management Internship II

 1
 30
  
Senior Year 
 MAN 4240 Organizational Behavior 3
 BUL 4130 Legal Environment of Business3
 MAN 4503 Production Management 3
 MAR 4803 Marketing Management3
 MAN 4544 Systems Theory and Design3
 MAN 4720 Business Policy (Only Taken in Graduating Semester) 3
 Accounting Elective3
 Finance Elective (Upper Level Course Only) 3
 GEB 4931, 4932 Senior Seminar Leadership2
 Business Electives (3000 level or above)

 3
 29
 Total Semester Hours 120
  
 
Science Electives (8 hours):  select from the following:
AEB 2104 - - - -    The Economics of Agriculture and Natural Resources
AST 1002 - - - -    Astronomy
BOT 1010 - - - -    Elementary Botony
BSC 1005 - - - -    Biological Science (recommended)
BSC 1010/1011- -General Biology I and II
CHM 1015- - - - - Fundamentals of Chemistry
CHM 1030- - - - - Introduction Chemistry for Health Science
CHM 1031- - - - - Chemistry for Health Sciences
CHM 1045/1046 -General Chemistry I and II
EVY 2570 - - - - - Principle of Environmental Entomology
EVR 1001 - - - - - Fundamentals of Environmental Science
GLY 2001 - - - - - -Introduction to Earth and Space Science
Hun 2401 - - - - - -Human Nutrition
PHY1004/1005- - Elements of Physics I and II
PHY2048/2049- - General Physics I and II
PSC 1121- - - - - - Physical Science (recommended)

Humanities Elective (3  hours):  select from approved University course listing.
NOTE: Consult University catalog for listing of approved courses.

Finance Concentration: select four from the following in addition to required finance elective:
FFIN 4324- -Commercial Bank Administration
FIN 4414- -Financial Management
FIN 4443- -Financial Policy and Strategy
FIN 4504- -Investments
FIN 4514- -Security Analysis and Portfolio Management

Marketing Concentration: select four from the following:
GEB 4310- - Introduction to Entrepreneurship
MAR 3000- -Introduction to Professional Selling
MAR 3403- -Sales Management
MAR 4503- -Consumer Behavior
MAR 4613- -Marketing Research
MAR 4323- -Principles of Advertising
MAR 4711- -Sports Marketing
MAR 4461- -Purchasing and Supply Management
MAR 4841- -Services Marketing
MKA 2021- -Salesmanship

Note: SBI Course Prerequisites Policy

It is the student’s responsibility to be aware of the prerequisites of a SBI course prior to enrollment in that course. A student may contact his or her advisor or the department chair for additional information concerning course prerequisites and this policy. Failure to fulfill course prerequisites may result in the administrative cancellation of enrollment in the course at any time during the semester with no refund of tuition or fees.

Computer Literacy: 0 hours beyond major. MAN 2543 (3), ISM 3201(3).

Minimum Program Requirements Summary
Total Hours Required 120
General Education 36*
Prerequisite Coursework 18*
Major Coursework 58
Foreign Language 0-12 (depending on placement)
Computer Skills 0 beyond major
Electives to bring total hours to 120*

*Note: Some prerequisite coursework may also be applied to General Education requirements in math and science. The required prerequisite coursework to be accepted into the Business Administration or Accounting program are as follows:

ACG 2021 or ACG 2022Principles of Financial Accounting3
ACG 2071 or ACG 3301Principles of Managerial Accounting3
MAN 2543 or CGS 2100Introduction to Business Systems3
ECO 2013Principles of Economics I3
ECO 2023Principles of Economics II3
MAC 2233Business Calculus3
STA 2023 or QMB 3600/2100Statistics3


 
 
Course Descriptions


ACG 2021 Financial Accounting Principles (3) Conceptual introduction to financial accounting.  Emphasis is placed on the preparation and interpretation of financial statements and processes by which information is generated.

ACG 2021L Financial Accounting Principles Lab   To review and complete assignments and receive individual attention on select topics.

ACG 2071 Managerial Accounting Principles (3) Prerequisite:  ACG 2021 Conceptual introduction to managerial accounting.  Emphasis placed on cost reporting and analytical tools used by management.

ACG 3101 Intermediate Accounting I (3) Prerequisite:  ACG 2021.  In-depth review of the generally accepted accounting principles used in the preparation of financial statements and the use of financial information for decision-making.

ACG 3101L Intermediate Accounting I Lab   To review and complete assignments and receive individual attention on select topics.

ACG 3111 Intermediate Accounting II (3) Prerequisite:  ACG 3101 or ACG 3102   (Continuation of ACG 3101).  Emphasis is placed on the allocation, valuation, classification, and disclosure issues associated with financial reporting for decision-makers.

ACG 3361 Cost Accounting (3) Prerequisite:  ACG 2071. This course gives an in-depth review of the cost procedures, tools, and reports used for decision-making and performance evaluation.

ACG 3361L Cost Accounting Lab   To review and complete assignments and receive individual attention on select topics.

ACG 3632 Auditing and Assurance Services (3) Prerequisite:  ACG 3101 or ACG 3102.  This course gives an overview of generally accepted auditing standards for financial statement audits and the nature of the value-added assurance services decision-makers demand in the information age.

ACG 3861 Petroleum Accounting (3) Prerequisite:  ACG 3101 or ACG 3102.  This course focuses on the study of accounting principles and practices of the oil and gas industry.

ACG 4201 Advanced Accounting (3) Prerequisite:  ACG 3111 or ACG 3112.  This course deals with accounting for business combinations and consolidated entities.  Other topics include international accounting, segment reporting, partnership accounting, corporate liquidation and debt restructuring.

ACG 4201L Advanced Accounting Lab   To review and complete assignments and receive individual attention on select topics.

ACG 4401 Accounting Information Systems (3) Prerequisites:  ACG 3111 or ACG 3112 and ISM 3201.   Study of the controls, techniques and resources used to efficiently and effectively manage information in a computerized environment.

ACG 4501 Governmental/Not-for-Profit Accounting (3) Prerequisite:  ACG 3101 or ACG 3102.  An in-depth review of the current standards and specialized accounting practices of state and local governments, colleges and universities, health care entities, other not-for-profit organizations, and federal government agencies.

ACG 4671 Internal Auditing (3) Prerequisite: ACG 3632.  An in-depth review of the activities that provide independent assurance and collaborative consulting services to an organization and other stakeholders.

ACG 4682 Forensic Accounting (3) Prerequisite:  ACG 3632 and ACG 4401.  Study of fraud investigation techniques and the accountant’s responsibilities.

ACG 4801 Contemporary Accounting Theory (3) Prerequisite:  ACG 3111 or ACG 3112.  This course focuses on the study of current topics in accounting.

ACG 4901 Directed Individual Study (Varies 1 to 6) Prerequisite:  Permission of department chair and supervising professor.  Independent study in accounting with appropriate supervision.

ACG 4941 Accounting Internship I 
  Prerequisite:  Permission of internship coordinator:    To gain work experience with a business entity.

ACG 4942 Accounting Internship II   Prerequisite:  Permission of internship coordinator:    To gain work experience with a business entity.

ACG 4943 Accounting Internship III   Prerequisite:  Permission of internship coordinator:    To gain work experience with a business entity.

BUL 4130 Legal Environment of Business (3) Prerequisite:  ACG 2021 MAR 3023, MAN 3025.  This course examines the fundamental principles of the legal system.  Emphasis will be placed on how the law plays an important role in business.

BUL 4320 Commercial Law (3) Prerequisite: ACG 3101 or ACG 3102.  Introduction to legal concepts in those areas of the law essential to commercial transactions, including creation and performance of contracts for the sale of goods and other property, negotiable instruments, real and personal property and secured transactions.  The course will be based upon the Uniform Commercial Code.

BUL 4905 Directed Individual Study Business Law (Varies 1 to 6) Prerequisite(s):  Permission of the Director of Academic Programs and the supervising professor.  Independent study in business law with appropriate supervision.

FIN 3403 Corporation Finance (3) Prerequisite:  ACG 3101 or ACG 3102. This course deals with the identification, analysis and solution of corporate financial and/or treasury problems in the global financial environment.

FIN 4324 Commercial Bank Administration (3) Prerequisite:  FIN 3403 or FIN 4424.  The course focuses on the study of the relationship of monetary policy and interest rate dynamics to bank management decision making.

FIN 4414 Financial Management (3) Prerequisite: FIN 3403 or FIN 4424.  An examination of the financial policies of corporations with special emphasis on dividend policy, cost of capital, capital structure, capital budgeting, mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy and reorganization.

FIN 4443 Financial Policy & Strategy (3) Prerequisite: FIN 4414.  Cases and readings in corporate finance in the areas of capital budgeting, capital structure, cost of capital, mergers and reorganization.

FIN 4504 Investments (3) Prerequisite: FIN 3403 or FIN 4424 .   The study and appraisal of the stock market, investment strategies, and portfolio theories.

FIN 4514 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management (3) Prerequisite:  FIN 4504.  A comprehensive coverage of investment topics including bond analysis, option valuation, commodities, futures and option contracts, and portfolio analysis, evaluation and management.  Use of options as a financial risk management tool is emphasized.

FIN 4905 Directed Individual Study Finance (Varies 1 to 6)  Prerequisite:  Permission of area coordinator and the supervising professor:  Independent study in finance with appropriate supervision.

FIN 4941 Finance Internship I   Prerequisite:  Permission of internship coordinator:    To gain work experience with a business entity.

FIN 4942 Finance Internship II   Prerequisite:  Permission of Internship Coordinator:   To gain work experience with a business entity.

GEB 1091 Introduction to Professional Leadership Development I (1) SBI majors only.  (Others by permission of the area coordinator of Professional Development)  Structured team activities, laboratories, and workshops designed to develop strong personal qualities and skills.

GEB 1092 Introduction to Professional Leadership Development  II (1) Prerequisite GEB 1091. SBI majors only.  (Others by permission of the area coordinator of Professional Development)  Structured team activities, laboratories, and workshops designed to develop strong personal qualities and skills.

GEB 1440 Fundamental Concepts I (3) SBI majors only. Introduction to relationships essential to economic theory and basic business concepts.

GEB 1441 Fundamental Concepts  II (3) Prerequisite GEB 1440. SBI majors only. Introduction to relationships essential to economic theory and basic business concepts. 

GEB 2081 Intermediate Professional Leadership Development I (1) Prerequisite GEB 1092. SBI majors only. Structured activities and workshops designed to develop both strong personal qualities and skills.

GEB 2082 Intermediate Professional Leadership Development II (1) Prerequisite GEB 2081 SBI majors only. Structured activities and workshops designed to develop both strong personal qualities and skills.

GEB 3083 Advanced Professional Leadership Development I (1) Prerequisite: GEB 2082 SBI majors only. Structured activities and workshops designed to develop strong personal qualities and skills required to achieve institutional objectives.

GEB 3084 Advanced Professional Leadership Development II (1) Prerequisite: GEB 3083 SBI majors only. Structured activities and workshops designed to develop strong personal qualities and skills required to achieve institutional objectives.

GEB 3911 Specialist Introduction to Professional Development (2) Prerequisite(s): School of Business and Industry Undergraduate Program majors, Junior standing or permission, AA degree. Structured activities and workshops designed to develop strong personal qualities and team skills required to achieve institutional objectives.

GEB 3912 Specialist Intermediate Professional Development (2) Prerequisite(s): GEB 3911, School of Business and Industry Undergraduate Program majors, Junior standing, AA degree. Structured activities and workshops designed to develop strong personal qualities and team skills required to achieve institutional objectives. 

GEB 4931 Senior Seminar and Leadership I (1) Prerequisite: GEB 3084 SBI majors only.  Senior level experiential leadership skill development and application in a simulated business environment.  Structured team activities, laboratories, and workshops designed to develop personal qualities and skills as well as leadership, supervisory, and management skills.  Students are evaluated on the basis of their managerial performance and the positive leadership they exhibit.

GEB 4932 Senior Seminar and Leadership II (1) Prerequisite GEB 3084 SBI majors only.  Senior level experiential leadership skill development and application in a simulated business environment.  Structured team activities, laboratories, and workshops designed to develop personal qualities and skills as well as leadership, supervisory, and management skills.  Students are evaluated on the basis of their managerial performance and the positive leadership they exhibit.

 GEB 4113 Strategies for Entrepreneurship Decision Making (3) Prerequisite: GEB 3084. Strategies to expand existing firms and to develop new ventures in the current and future business environment. An upper level business elective for Accounting and Business Administration majors only.

GEB 4905 Directed Individual Study PLD (3) Prerequisite(s): Permission of the department chair and the supervising professor. Independent study in management with the appropriate supervision available when deemed appropriate by management department.

ISM 3201 Data Files & Database Management (3) Prerequisite(s): MAN 2543. Basic instruction in data structures, data modeling and data dictionaries. Main features of linked-list, hierarchical, network and relational database models and extensive business application problem solving are included.

ISM 4400 Decision Support Systems (3) Prerequisite: MAN 2543.  The design, development, implementation, management, and use of decision support systems including concepts of data management, modeling decision support systems, and decision-making.

ISM 4420 Managerial Expert Systems (3) Prerequisite(s): ISM 3201. Principles of expert and decision support systems in business, the software application programs that embody some specific area of business expertise.

MAN 2543 Introduction to Business Systems (3) Introduces students to computer and information technology in business organizations. Provides the student with the fundamental knowledge of computer and information systems and how they are used in support of a business operation, management, planning and control.

MAN 3025 Principles of Management (3) Prerequisites(s): Junior standing. An introductory course in the field of Management that focuses on the five primary conceptual areas of management:  Planning, Leading, Organizing, Communicating, and Controlling.  Special attention is devoted to structural variables (elements) and their implication for organization, communication, power, and decision-making among other important relations.  Five to six analytical models are introduced to explore the student’s conceptual understanding and perception of relevant social situations through the use of extensive supplementary readings.

MAN 3532 Management Engineering I (3) Prereq.: MAN 3531 and MAC 2311. A study of the techniques available for a systematic approach to the analysis of manufacturing systems. Course content includes the application of manual and computer-based techniques to re-engineer manufacturing systems and evaluate system improvements.

MAN 3533 Management Engineering II (3) Prereq.: MAN 3532. An introduction to the tools and techniques of modern engineering management using the framework of the project life cycle. Course content includes the application of manual and computer-based techniques to reengineer management systems and evaluate system improvements.

MAN 3610 Distribution of World Resource/Business (3) Prerequisites(s): MAN 3025 and Junior standing. In this course, emphasis is placed on understanding the critical role of resources in business and in the global economy, various dimensions of resources and their geographical distribution across the world, and economic development and resource demand, supply and use. Students will conduct a series of country- and continent-level, map-based analyses of various resources and their production and consumption as a fundamental process of active learning. 

MAN 3701 Business Ethics (3) An introductory course that examines individual, organizational, and macro level issues in business ethics. This course takes a personal interactive approach in developing and/or enhancing the student’s personal code of ethics.

MAN 4240 Organizational Behavior (3) Prerequisite(s): MAN 3025 and Junior standing. This course examines the actions and attitudes that individuals exhibit within an organizational context.   It utilizes both theory and practical application to analyze how individuals and groups impact the behavior within an organization.  It develops an understanding of organizational phenomena regarding individual differences, interpersonal influence, communication, leadership, power and politics, ethical decision-making, motivation, and organizational culture. The focus is on improving productivity and other areas of performance improvement.

MAN 4301 Personnel Management (3) Prerequisite(s): MAN 3025. To have a workable knowledge of the procedures global and diverse organizations use to implement ethical human resource policies in the areas of recruitment, selection, job analysis, counseling, training & development, promotion, transfer, and compensation.

MAN 4504 Production Management (3) Prerequisite(s): MAN 3025 and QMB 3602. Plant location, design, construction, internal organization and planning for manpower, materials, production, operations, and quality control. This course focuses on the creation of value through the integrated production and distribution of goods, services, and information.

MAN 4532 Engineering & Production Management (3) Prerequisite(s): MAN 3025 and QMB 3602. Plant Location, Design, Construction, Internal Organization And Planning For Manpower, Materials, Production, Operations And Quality Control. This Course Focuses On The Creation Of Value Through The Integrated Production And Distribution Of Goods, Services And Information. Additionally, This Course Content Includes The Application Of Manual And Computer Based Techniques To Re-Engineer Manufacturing Systems And Evaluate Systems Improvements.

MAN 4544 Systems Theory and Design (3) Prerequisite(s): CGS 1160 or MAN 2543, ISM 3201. The analysis and design of information systems for management decision-making.

MAN 4570 Purchasing and Materials Management (3) Prerequisites QMB 3602.  This course will introduce business students to the broad area of Strategic Purchasing and Supply Management (SPSM).  The course will introduce the student to the strategic importance of SPSM in a corporation’s ability to complete.  It will then move to the supply organization.  Here the importance of the supply organization will be studied as it functions in the corporation.  Next the course will focus upon the importance of ensuring quality in SPSM, quantity and inventory in SPSM and strategy in SPSM.  Next the issue of transportation and delivery will be considered, again with the introduction of computer modeling .  Next, will come the issues of pricing and supply selection, research and metrics in relation to the competent suppliers and fair pricing, global supply, make or buy decisions, and insourcing versus outsourcing.  Throughout the course the role of analytical models will be emphasized in POM.  Since SPSM has a substantial quantitative component, the course will emphasize the use of relevant models and computer solutions.

MAN 4653 Global Business (3) Prerequisite Junior Standing. A study of the international, economic and political environment in which trade, investment, and management decisions take place.

MAN 4720 Business Policy (3) Prerequisite(s): MAN 3025, MAR 3023, FIN 3403, ACG 3101 or ACG 3361 or ACG 3632, ECO 2023 and have completed at least 105 semester hours. Comprehensive examination of the art and science of formulating, implementing and evaluating policies and procedures that enable organizations to achieve short- and long-term objectives.

MAN 4905 Directed Individual Study Management (3) Prerequisite(s): Permission of the department chair and the supervising professor. Independent study in management with the appropriate supervision available when deemed appropriate by management department.

MAN 4941 Management Internship I (variable) Prerequisite ACG 3102, permission of the director of professional programs and certification by the residency/internship office. Full-time affiliation as an intern with a School of Business and Industry approved organization or institution. Residency assignments can either be in accounting, finance, management, or marketing.

MAN 4942 Management Internship II (variable) Prerequisite Level 1 residency, permission of the director of professional programs and certification by the residency/internship office. Full-time affiliation as an intern with a School of Business and Industry approved organization or institution. Residency assignments can either be in accounting, finance, management, or marketing.

MAR 3000 Introduction to Professional Selling (3) Prerequisite(s):  MAR 3023.  Develops analytical and knowledge based skills through learning activities relating to the organization, selection, training, motivation, and control of a sales force.  An upper level business elective.

MAR 3023 Principles of Marketing (3) Prerequisite(s): ACG 2021, ACG 2071, ECO 2013, ECO 2023. minimum of Junior status. This course centers on marketing theory, marketing management, sales management and market research. In addition, public and customer relations, advertising, and distribution will be explored.

MAR 3231 Principles of Retailing (3) Prerequisite MAR 3023. Analysis of the field of retailing. Includes pertinent management theories and practices in analyzing, organizing, planning and controlling retail operations, both large and small.

MAR 3403 Sales Management (3) Prerequisite(s): MAR 3023 and MKA 2021 or MAR 3000 Exposure to the theoretical concepts of sales management, expert information from today’s leading sales professionals, discussions and practice of current sales management issues, and a strong foundation in written communication. An upper level business elective.

MAR 4323 Principles of Advertising (3) Prerequisite(s): MAR 3023 Major issues associated with modern advertising and sales promotion in organizations. An upper level business elective.

MAR 4461 Purchasing and Supply Management (3) Prerequisite(s): MAN 3023.  This course will examine the role of Purchasing and Supply Management in companies and provide students with an introduction to the analytical tools and techniques used in Purchasing and Supply Management.

MAR 4503 Consumer Behavior (3) Prerequisite(s): MAR 3023. Discussion of the underlying theories of the consumer buying decision process. An upper level business elective.

MAR 4613 Marketing Research (3) Prerequisite(s): MAR 3023. Basic research concepts, techniques and the application of analytical approaches to marketing problems. An upper level business elective.

MAR 4711 Sports, Recreation, and Entertainment Marketing (3) Prerequisite(s): MAR 3023. Introduction to the marketing practices of sports, recreation, and entertainment organizations through a review of terminology, systems, techniques, and processes that are used by these entities. An upper level business elective.

MAR 4803 Marketing Management (3)  Prerequisite(s): MAR 3023.  Identification of market opportunities, formation of marketing programs and the implementation of competitive strategies.

MAR 4841 Services Marketing (3) Prerequisite(s): MAR 3023. Introduction to the highly abstract services marketing arena through a review of terminology, systems, techniques, and processes that differentiate the marketing of services from marketing physical goods. An upper level business elective.

MAR 4905 Directed Individual Study (3) Prerequisite(s): Permission of the department chair and the supervising professor. Independent study in marketing with the appropriate supervision when deemed appropriate by marketing department.

MAR 4941 Marketing Internship I   Prerequisite:  Permission of internship coordinator:    To gain work experience with a business entity.

MAR 4942 Marketing Internship II   Prerequisite:  Permission of internship coordinator:    To gain work experience with a business entity.

MKA 2021 Salesmanship (3) Prerequisite(s): MAR 3023. Develops analytical and knowledge based skills through learning activities relating to the organization, selection, training, motivation, and control of a sales force. An upper level business elective.

MKA 3702 Market Application of Economic Theories (3) Prerequisite QMB 2100. Provides a basic understanding of processes that define and affect different markets in a global economy with emphasis on the essential relationships of economics.

QMB 2100 Quantitative Methods for Business Decisions I (3) Prerequisite MAC 1105,MGF 2212. Principles and methods of collecting, presenting, and analyzing business data, using descriptive statistics, probability theory, statistical inference, approximation techniques and regression analysis. Extensive computer application use.

QMB 3602 Quantitative Methods for Business Decisions II (3) Prerequisite QMB 2100. Applications of statistical decision theory, linear programming and other mathematical models used in business decision-making. Interdisciplinary problem solving, strategy exercises, decision games, and other applied models.

QMB 4701 Operations Analysis (3) Prerequisite:  QMB 3602 1. Linear and Programming, 2. Input-Output Analysis, 3. Game Theory and 4. Applications to Business.

QMB 4820 Linear Programming (3) Prerequisite:  QMB 3602. Formulation of problems from the private and public sectors using the mathematical model of linear programming. Students have opportunities to formulate and solve models developed from more complex case studies and to use various computer programs.

QMB 4905   Directed Individual Study (3) Prerequisite(s): Permission of the department chair and the supervising professor. Independent study in quantitative analysis with the appropriate supervision available when deemed appropriate by management department.

TAX 4001 Individual Taxation (3) Prerequisite:  ACG 3101 or ACG 3102.   This course focuses on the study of the Internal Revenue Code and its applications in planning and preparing tax returns for individuals.

TAX 4001L Individual Taxation Lab.   Reviewing and completing assignments and receiving individual attention on select topics.

TAX 4101 Corporate Taxation (3) Prerequisite: TAX 4001.  The course focuses on the study of the Internal Revenue Code and its applications in planning and preparing tax returns for corporations.

TAX 4101L Corporate Taxation Lab.   Reviewing and completing assignments and receiving individual attention on select topics.

TRA 4722 Introduction to Supply Chain Management (3) Prerequisites: QMB 3602,MAN 4504