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  • Undergraduate
    • BUSA-1900 Surfing the Internet for Success
      Description

      An introduction to Internet basics such as using e-mail, participating in electronic discussion groups, and exploring the World Wide Web (WWW). Emphasis will be on using the Internet as a useful source of information for the social sciences, business education, consumer decision making, and career planning. This course satisfies the two-hour institutional priority listed under Area B.

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    • BUSA-1901 Personal and Consumer Law
      Description

      A course designed to familiarize students with the legal environment in which they live. This includes the operation of the U.S. legal system, alternative dispute resolution and conflict management, and rights and obligations arising in various consumer, domestic, business, and employment contexts.

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    • BUSA-1910 Using Information Technology Today and Tomorrow
      Description

      A course designed to assure a basic level of computer applications literacy, to include word processing, presentations software, LAN, e-mail and Internet utilizations.

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    • BUSA-2106 Legal and Ethical Environment of Business
      Description

      An introduction to the legal, regulatory, and ethical environment of business, considering the interrelationship and impact of political, social, cultural, environmental, technological, international, and diversity issues. Requires overall GPA of 2.0.

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    • CISM-2201 Foundations of Computer Applications
      Description

      An introduction to management information systems that focuses on emerging technologies and examines how programs such as Microsoft Office can be used in making business decisions. There is a heavy emphasis on Excel as students format and modify worksheets, use advanced formulas, and create charts and pivot tables. Requires overall GPA of 2.0.

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    • CISM-3330 Management of Information Systems
      Description

      This course introduces students to the study of organizations as systems supported by information processing. Students will be able to distinguish needs for information at different levels in organizations. They will be able to evaluate information system decisions. They will analyze business information problems using formal methods.

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    • CISM-3335 Business Programming and Web Design
      Description

      This course teaches students how to develop a business application using Visual Basic 2005. Specifically discussed will be graphic user interface (GUI) design; structured programming; object-oriented programming; reading from, and writing to, sequential access computer files; access database files; developing user defined subroutines, functions, and modules; development of single document interface; and data validation.

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    • CISM-3340 Data Resource Management and Design
      Description

      Application of development tools and languages (e.g., DBMS, Visual Basic, etc.) for business problem solving in a database environment.

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    • CISM-3350 Information Systems Research
      Description

      This course introduces students to basic research concepts. Additionally, students demonstrate their ability to recognize and understand emerging MIS-related technology.

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    • CISM-4310 Business Systems Analysis and Design
      Description

      Develop knowledge for business systems analysis and design processes including familiarization with tools and techniques of SA/D and development of problem solving skills.

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    • CISM-4330 Enterprise Architecture
      Description

      An introduction to the theoretical and practical issues related to Enterprise Architecture (EA). EA is the organizing structure for business processes and IT infrastructure. Top performing organizations know how to design their business processes and IT infrastructure for success of their current operations, and the most successful companies know how to expand their EA to enable innovation and to seize a competitive advantage for the future. This course will introduce students to EA concepts and will equip students with design thinking tools and knowledge needed to extend an organization’s EA. Specific emphasis will be placed on using SAP enterprise systems design tools. Same as MGNT 4330.

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    • CISM-4350 Enterprise and Decision Support Systems
      Description

      An introduction to the theoretical and practical issues related to enterprise and decision support systems. Will introduce students to the technologies involved in these systems and will examine the need to share, communicate, and manage organizational information for integration and decision making. Specific emphasis will be placed on using enterprise systems such as Greenway's PrimeSuite or SAP's enterprise system.

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    • CISM-4355 Cyber Security
      Description

      Business and government are facing a rapidly expanding need for information security professionals. This course surveys important skills in information security program design, networking and application security, the development of information security safeguards and information security auditing, disaster recovery, policy development, identity management, and effective threat assessment. This course is only for MIS majors.

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    • CISM-4382 Special Problems in Management Information Systems
      Description

      In-depth, supervised, individual study of one or more current problems of a business organization.

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    • CISM-4386 Business Internship (Management Information Systems)
      Description

      Practical internship experience with a commercial firm or organization for selected junior or senior students. (Students will be given a written agreement specifying course credit hours and grading system to be used).

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    • CISM-4390 Business Intelligence and Data Mining
      Description

      This course introduces students to the fundamental concepts of business intelligence and several data mining software tools that enable organizations to strive for business intelligence.

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    • MGNT-3600 Management
      Description

      A study of the basic concepts and processes of management. The course includes the study of legal, social political environment with specific emphasis on the behavioral perspectives in organizations.

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    • MGNT-3602 Business Law
      Description

      A course designed to expand the student's understanding of the legal and ethical environment in which businesses operate, including a study of the law of sales, commercial paper, and secured transactions under the uniform Commercial Code, debtor/creditor law, bankruptcy, real and personal property, insurance, selected types of business organization, and professional liability.

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    • MGNT-3605 Organizational Behavior
      Description

      The focus of this course is on individual, group and organizational behavioral factors and the managerial perspective on processes, techniques, and practices to improve effectiveness, efficiency, and work satisfaction.

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    • MGNT-3615 Operations Management
      Description

      This course is designed to emphasize the strategic importance of operations management to the overall performance of the organization. Students will study the basic principles required to organize and manage both service and manufacturing firms. Topics include issues such as work design, inventory control, supply chains, scheduling, quality control, lean operating systems, and project management.

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    • MGNT-3616 Human Resource Information Systems
      Description

      This course will teach students the architecture, applications, and benefits of Human Resource Information Systems. It will show them how an HRIS with artificial intelligence decision/support capabilities can improve the HR processes by using a shared database of information about jobs, people and the organization.

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    • MGNT-3618 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
      Description

      Study to isolate and examine for solution the significant problems encountered by men and women who establish and manage small businesses.

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    • MGNT-3625 Contemporary Issues in Management
      Description

      Title and description of specific courses to be specified at time of offering. Course may be repeated with permission, up to a maximum of 10 hours.

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    • MGNT-3627 Managing Cultural Differences
      Description

      A course designed to enable students to become more competitive in their chosen career fields by developing in them an understanding of the importance of increasing global economic interdependence and the challenges of relating to people from other countries or cultures. Same as SOCI 3273.

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    • MGNT-3630 Environmental Law
      Description

      An introduction to the legal and regulatory aspects of environmental law, its history and sources, its reliance on scientific principles as well as its relationship to business management.

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    • MGNT-3633 Research Methods for Managers
      Description

      This course is designed to introduce students to basic approaches for conducting research in a business environment. A special emphasis is placed on research methods and tactics that are applicable to enhancing management practice, organizational effectiveness, and organizational survival. Students will be introduced to various pathways to knowledge, research method design, data collection, data analysis, reporting of research results, the peer review process, and applied research.

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    • MGNT-3635 New Venture Management
      Description

      This course is designed to introduce students to issues encountered during a business start-up. Students will be required to write their own business plan.

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    • MGNT-4330 Enterprise Architecture
      Description

      An introduction to the theoretical and practical issues related to Enterprise Architecture (EA). EA is the organizing structure for business processes and IT infrastructure. Top performing organizations know how to design their business processes and IT infrastructure for success of their current operations, and the most successful companies know how to expand their EA to enable innovation and to seize a competitive advantage for the future. This course will introduce students to EA concepts and will equip students with design thinking tools and knowledge needed to extend an organization’s EA. Specific emphasis will be placed on using SAP enterprise systems design tools. Same as CISM 4330.

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    • MGNT-4355 Cyber Security
      Description

      Business and government are facing a rapidly expanding need for information security professionals. This course surveys important skills in information security program design, networking and application security, the development of information security safeguards and information security auditing, disaster recovery, policy development, identity management, and effective threat assessment. Same as CISM 4355. May only be taken by Management majors when it is cross-listed.

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    • MGNT-4610 Logistics
      Description

      Logistics represents the market-driven activities necessary to plan and control procurement, production and inventory, and distribution. The planning and control aspects of these activities and the interfaces among these activities are the subjects of this course. Logistics has four major parts: Production and inventory control, procurement, distribution, and the relationships among and integration of these areas.

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    • MGNT-4615 Manufacturing Processes
      Description

      Manufacturing processes define the methods that companies use in designing, producing, and delivering goods and services required by customers. This course contains four major topics: Industrial facilities management, process design and development, manufacturing, and their relationships.

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    • MGNT-4616 Project Management
      Description

      This course is a study of the fundamental processes for planning, budgeting, monitoring, controlling, and terminating projects within organizations. There will be an emphasis on utilizing project-related software within the context of completing course assignments.

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    • MGNT-4620 Human Resource Management
      Description

      A study of the planning, acquisition, and administration of Human Resources in organizations. Includes case studies and applications of problem solving techniques.

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    • MGNT-4621 Applications in Human Resource Management
      Description

      This course allows you to apply the concepts learned in the basic human resources HR course. Through case analysis, role playing, and assigned projects, you will gain an appreciation of and experience with the types of situations that HR professional face on a routine basis. Additionally, you will become adept at using research tools used by HR professionals to address situations with which they may not be familiar. Further, you will receive exposure to the journals, websites, and professional organizations that HR practitioners use to stay abreast of changes in the field.

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    • MGNT-4625 International Management
      Description

      International operations of American firms, impact of international competition in the domestic market; organization for international production, marketing, financing, international markets, resources, institutions, managerial problems arising out of governmental relations.

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    • MGNT-4626 Women and Work
      Description

      A course designed to familiarize students with the history of women and work, present role of women in the workplace, and current issues affecting working women; and to develop in students skills and strategies for dealing with issues related to women and work. Same as SOCI 4103.

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    • MGNT-4630 Dispute Resolution in Contemporary Organizations
      Description

      Analysis of the causes and consequences of conflicts in and among organizations with strategies and processes for their effective resolution. The course will cover the sources of organizational conflicts, strategies for conflict avoidance, approaches for conflict resolution, and traditional and alternative dispute resolution methods.

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    • MGNT-4640 Employment Law
      Description

      Development, current status, and implications of legislation court rulings, and government agencies' decisions in equal employment opportunity, employee protection, employment contracts, individual employment rights, income and retirement security, and international employment, as well as emerging issues in human resource management, as related to the effective management of human resources.

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    • MGNT-4660 Strategic Management
      Description

      An integrative approach to the study of the total enterprise from the executive management's point of view--the environment in which it operates, the direction management intends to head, management's strategic plan and the task of implementing and executing the chosen strategy. Must be taken no earlier than one semester before graduation and provided completion of Core Area F business courses and MGNT 3600, MKTG 3803, FINC 3511 and ECON 3402. Must have senior standing.

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    • MGNT-4680 Human Resources Practicum
      Description

      This course allows management students nearing completion of their undergraduate program to work with local practitioners to complete a management consulting project. Students will expand their knowledge of concepts and practices in the field by conducting research related to a particular HR problem. Students will make written and oral reports on their findings and recommendations.

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    • MGNT-4681 Compensation Management
      Description

      This course will teach economic concepts and legislative requirements relating to compensation concepts and practices. Students will learn the concepts and procedures for developing and administering a compensation program.

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    • MGNT-4682 Special Problems in Management
      Description

      In-depth supervised, individual study of one or more current problems of a business organization.

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    • MGNT-4686 Business Internship (Management)
      Description

      Practical managerial internship experience with a commercial firm or organization for selected junior or senior students. (Students will be given a written agreement specifying course credit hours and grading system to be used.)

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  • Masters
    • CISM-5330 Enterprise Architecture
      Description

      Successful organizations use Enterprise Architecture (EA) as a business strategy. EA is the organizing structure for business processes and IT infrastructure. Top performing organizations know how to design their business processes and IT infrastructure for success of their current operations, and the most successful companies know how to expand their EA to enable innovation and to seize a competitive advantage for the future. This course will introduce students to how EA is used as a business strategy and a business enabler. A final research project will include design thinking methods and the use of SAP enterprise systems design tools to extend an organization’s EA.

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    • CISM-5355 Cyber Security
      Description

      Business and government are facing a rapidly expanding need for information security managers. This course surveys information security program design, networking and application security, the implementation of information security safeguards and information security auditing, disaster recovery, policy development, identity management, and effective threat assessment.

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    • CISM-5390 Business Intelligence and Data Mining
      Description

      This course will teach the fundamental concepts of business intelligence and several data mining software tools (SAS Enterprise Miner and SAS Visual Analytics) that enable organizations to strive for business intelligence. The course will be hands-on and the emphasis will be placed on learning how to derive business value from large amounts of data using data mining tools. Students also explore issues and trends in data mining and visualization.

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    • CISM-6331 Strategic Management of Information Technology
      Description

      Focuses on information technology and systems from a general management perspective. Discusses management of the systems development process, the organizational cycle of information, technology, planning, evaluation, selection, and strategic uses of information technology. Includes frequent discussions of industry case studies.

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    • MGNT-5625 International Management
      Description

      International operations of American firms, impact of international competition in the domestic market; organization for international production, marketing, financing, international markets, resources, institutions, managerial problems arising out of governmental relations.

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    • MGNT-5626 Women and Work
      Description

      A course designed to familiarize students with the history of women and work, the present role of women in the workplace, and current issues affecting working women; and to develop in students skills and strategies for dealing with issues related to women and work. Same as SOCI 5103.

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    • MGNT-5630 Dispute Resolution in Contemporary Organizations
      Description

      Analysis of the causes and consequences of conflicts in and among organizations with strategies and processes for their effective resolution. The course will cover the sources of organizational conflicts, strategies for conflict avoidance, approaches for conflict resolution, and traditional and alternative dispute resolution methods.

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    • MGNT-5681 Compensation Management
      Description

      This course will teach economic concepts and legislative requirements relating to compensation concepts and practices. Students will learn the concepts and procedures for developing and administering a compensation program.

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    • MGNT-6604 Production and Operations Management Fundamentals with Quantitative Applications
      Description

      An examination of the qualitative and quantitative fundamentals of Production/Operations management which provides a foundation for application of quantitative techniques.

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    • MGNT-6611 Business and Society
      Description

      A study of the relationship between business and society, including the role of social responsibility and responsiveness in determining corporate objectives, analysis of business/societal issues in varying arenas, and development of managerial skills in dealing with business/societal issues.

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    • MGNT-6670 Organizational Theory and Behavior
      Description

      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.

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    • MGNT-6672 Theory and Philosophy of Management
      Description

      An examination of the practice of management, past, present, and future, with emphasis on contemporary challenges.

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    • MGNT-6681 Strategic, Ethical, and Global Management
      Description

      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 strategies that achieve the mission and goals of the enterprise with special consideration of the effects of globalization, ethics, and corporate accountability. This course must be taken in the final semester of study or with permission of the department chair.

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    • MGNT-6683 Research in Business
      Description

      An overview of the research process--selecting and defining problems, building research designs, developing sources of information, date-gathering techniques, and writing various forms of reports.

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    • MGNT-6685 Special Problems in Business
      Description

      In-depth, supervised individual study of one or more current business problems in a business organization.

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