Master of Business Administration Courses
Courses In Business Administration (BA)
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.
BA 6303 Research Methods (3-0). Collection, analysis, and interpretation of both primary and secondary data for business decisions.
Courses In International Business (IBUS)
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.
IBUS 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)
MGT 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.
MGT 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.
MGT 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.
MGT 6322 Government and American Business (3-0). An examination of the interplay between American national, state, and local governments and American business. Topics of consideration include the historical changes in the relationship of government and business, the role of private enterprise in the federal grant-in-aid process, and the effect of government spending on business. Special focus will be given to government regulation of business. (Credit may not be earned for this course and Political Science 6322.)
MGT 6332 Technology Commercialization and Management (3-0). The study of the management techniques relating to the practical economic development of scientific and technological knowledge.
MGT 6381 Special Topics (3-0). A course dealing with selected topics in management. (May be repeated once for credit when topic varies.)
MGT 6391 Research. A specialized course that may be directed reading or research for superior students. (May be repeated for credit when topic varies.)
Courses In Management Information Systems (MIS)
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)
MSC 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.
MSC 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)
MKT 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.
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.