Master of Business Administration Courses
Courses In Business Administration (BA)
6302 Legal and Social Environment of Business (3-0). Analysis of the role of business in contemporary society with emphasis on the legal, social, political, and regulatory factors affecting business.
6303 Research Methods (3-0). Collection, analysis, and interpretation of both primary and secondary data for business decisions.
Prerequisite: Management Science 6301.
Courses In International Business (IBUS)
6314 Multinational Management Strategy (3-0). An advanced study of global strategies and management practices as compared with those in the European Union. Special focus will be given to creating a single, seamless organization capable of operating in a dynamic international environment. This course is usually taught off-campus as part of the International Studies Program.
6321 International Business (3-0). International business environmental frameworks; trade and investment theories and institutions; multinational corporation policy, strategy, functional management, operations, and concerns.
Courses In Management (MGT)
*5191 Independent Study in Organizational Behavior (1-0). A specialized on-line course in Organizational Behavior which is required for students who need additional background study in the area. Credit may not apply towards MBA degree requirements. Grading will be either pass or fail. Prerequisite: Permission of the Instructor.
6311 Organizational Behavior (3-0). A study of people in an organizational setting. Attention is given to behavioral theory, empirically derived knowledge, and application of this theory and knowledge. Students will participate in solving organizational problems through cases, experiential exercises, and/or simulations.
6312 Operations Management (3-0). A case-oriented examination of operations management. Topics include inventory management, MRP, production planning and scheduling, plant layout, process analysis, material flows, quality, project management, and service operations. Consideration of Japanese manufacturing techniques. Prerequisite: Management Science 6301.
6313 Corporate Strategies and Policies (3-0). An advanced case course dealing with the wide range of management problems involving policy and strategy decisions faced by executives in both domestic and international markets. A capstone course that requires integration of all materials covered in the MBA curriculum in the policy formulation process. Prerequisite: 24 graduate hours or final long semester of enrollment in the MBA program.
6332 Technology Commercialization and Management (3-0). The study of the management techniques relating to the practical economic development of scientific and technological knowledge.
6371 Internship. A structured assignment with a firm or agency. Grading will be either pass or fail. May be repeated once for credit with permission.
6381 Special Topics (3-0). A course dealing with selected topics in management. (May be repeated once for credit when topic varies.)
6391 Research. A specialized course which may be directed reading or research for superior students. (May be repeated for credit when topic varies.)
Courses In Management Information Systems (MIS)
6313 Management of Information Systems (3-0). Addresses the management of the information resources from a senior management viewpoint. Covers the use of information technology to achieve competitive advantage, information technology and the organization, managing information assets, outsourcing, information technology operations and management, and information technology as a business.
Courses In Management Science (MSC)
*5191 Independent Study in Statistics (1-0). A specialized on-line course in Statistics which is required for students who need additional background study in the area. Credit may not apply towards MBA degree requirements. Grading will be either pass or fail.
Prerequisite: Permission of the Instructor.
6301 Decision Analysis (3-0). A study of statistical methodology and the application of statistics in business and economics. Includes descriptive and inferential techniques for decision analysis. Personal computers are used in analyzing decision data and presenting results.
6319 Forecasting Theory (3-0). The study of forecasting methods including exponential smoothing, decomposition, regression, and judgmental techniques. The use of forecasts in managerial planning and decision making.
Prerequisite: Management Science 6301 or consent of instructor.
Courses In Marketing (MKT)
*5191 Independent Study in Marketing (1-0). A specialized on-line course in Marketing, which is required for students who need additional background study in the area. Credit may not apply towards MBA degree requirements. Grading will be either pass or fail.
Prerequisite: Permission of the Instructor.
6301 Marketing Management (3-0). An analysis of the marketing management process for all types of organizations. Included are the topics of (1) planning marketing activities, (2) directing the implementation of the plans, and (3) controlling marketing plans.
* Credit for 5000 level business area courses may not be used for degree requirements.
Note: Course descriptions for Accounting 6301, Economics 6311, and Finance 6301 may be found on the Web pages for the master’s program in accounting.