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Management Courses (MGT)

GE Core denotes General Education Core credit;
GE Marker
denotes General Education Marker credit;
CAR denotes College Additional Requirement credit.

Courses for Undergraduates

200 Management of Organizations (3:3)

Pr. sophomore standing

An introduction to how managers coordinate human and material resources to achieve organizational goals. Effective management practices that can be applied to business, educational, governmental, hospital, and social service organizations.

301 Introduction to International Business (3:3)

GE Marker: GL

Pr. ECO 300; admission to approved program

Introduction to the environmental factors which increasingly cause businesses to become international in the scope of their activities. Nature of global business and multinational organizations analyzed.

302 International Business: Operations and Environments in Foreign Jurisdictions (4:4–6:6)

Pr. ECO 300; admission to an approved program

Study of international business environments from the managerial aspect, and of practices and principles of conducting international business from the perspective of a specific foreign country. (Summer)

303 Experience Business Abroad (2:2–6:6)

Pr. admission to an approved program

May be repeated for credit if course is taken in different country.

Practices and principles for conducting business in foreign countries. Experiential learning in management and organizational leadership skills. Lectures/seminars by academicians and business people. Creating, organizing presenting seminars, symposia. (Fall or Spring or Summer)

304 Current Issues in International Business (3:3)

Pr. admission to an approved program

Selected topics in international business presented by visiting faculty. Topics are related to the expertise of the instructor. (Fall or Spring or Summer)

309 Business Communications (3:3)

Pr. junior standing and admission to approved program

Taught as Writing Intensive (WI) and Speaking Intensive (SI)

Business and professional communication: job search skills; teamwork; communication technology; verbal and non-verbal strategies. Emphasizes effective persuasive, interpersonal, intercultural, and organizational strategies through business styles, formats, and presentations.

312 Human Behavior in Business Organizations (3:3)

Pr. sophomore standing

Businesses as a generic class of organization. Relation of individual worker and manager to organization and its impact upon them. Formal and informal groups. Management from behavioral point of view. Stability and change within business organizations.

313 Human Resource Management (3:3)

Pr. admission to approved program

An analysis of how human resources contribute to organizational performance, and the management of those human resources including recruitment, selection, compensation, training and development, performance, appraisal, and union/management relations.

314 Industrial and Organizational Psychology (3:3)

Pr. admission to approved program

Introduction to industrial and organizational psychology with special emphasis on employee motivation, selection, training, and organizational determinants of employee behavior. (Fall) (Same as PSY 314)

315 Selection and Compensation (3:3)

Pr. MGT 313; admission to approved program

Selection theory and the uses of assessment devices. Principles of compensation and job evaluation. Market surveys and their effects on pay structure. (Spring)

317 Training and Development in Organizations (3:3)

Pr. admission to approved program

Principles of training and development. Training needs, assessment, training solutions to organization problems, skill training, different training options, and ways of integrating new behavior and attitudes into the organizational system.

318 Organizational Change and Development (3:3)

Pr. junior standing; admission to approved program

Introduction to the professional practice of OCD. Topics include overcoming resistance to change, the consultant/client relationship, diagnosis of organizational problems, and interventions used by internal and external OCD consultants.

330 The Legal Environment of Business (3:3)

Survey of the legal, political, and ethical environment in which business decisions are made. Antitrust, employment, and consumer laws included. Federal, state, and international laws covered.

331 Legal Aspects of Business Transactions (3:3)

Pr. admission to B.S. Accounting program

Subjects covered include court systems, contract and sales law, professional ethics, business political activities, Antitrust laws, international laws, and other matters of public policy.

332 Legal Aspects of Management (3:3)

Pr. MGT 330 or 331; admission to an approved program

Securities regulations, negotiable instruments law, and debtor and creditor rights included. Also covered are legal relationships-partnerships, corporations, and principal-agency.

354 Managing Diversity in Organizations (3:3)

Pr. junior standing

Explores diversity in the workplace. Diversity is defined, examined, and discussed as opportunities for companies to discover and appreciate differences while developing more effective organizations.

375 Management Process Skills (3:3)

Pr. admission to approved program

Practical application of management theory. Processes for performing the basic management functions of decision making, planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. Application of the processes to management cases.

409 Advanced Business Communication (3:3)

Pr. MGT 309; admission to an approved program

Study of advanced business communication situations, including persuasive messages, crisis management, cross-cultural business communication, effective work team interaction, effective virtual communication. Attention to the technology that supports business communication.

414 Human Resource Information Systems (3:3)

Pr. MGT 313 or ISM 301; admission to approved program

Application of ERP systems to managing human resource information. Topics include SAP, job analysis/evaluation; human resource planning, recruiting, screening, selection, training; employee development, performance appraisal, compensation, benefits.

475 Employment and Human Resource Law (3:3)

Pr. junior standing; MGT 330; admission to approved program

National Labor Relations Act, Fair Labor Standards Act (including equal employment), and other statutes and court decisions relating to employment relations and their effect on managerial practices. (Spring)

491 Business Policy and Strategy (3:3)

Pr. MGT 301, 309, 312, 330; MKT 320; FIN 315; ISM 280;
SCM 302; senior standing; admission to approved program

Capstone case course in top management policy and strategy determination. Students learn to integrate various business functions and to develop skills and judgment in solving problems of the organization as a total system in relation to its environment.

493 Honors Work (3–6)

Pr. permission of instructor; 3.30 GPA in the major, 12 s.h. in the major

May be repeated for credit if the topic of study changes.


499 Problems in Management (3:3)

Pr. senior majors; permission of instructor

May be repeated for credit with approval of department head.

Independent study, research, and class discussion covering a topic or group of related topics of current interest in theory or policy of the business enterprise. Topics vary from semester to semester.

Please refer to The Graduate School Bulletin for graduate-level courses.