The Washington State University Catalog

College of Business

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College of Business

www.tricity.wsu.edu/business/
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Degree Programs

Honors students complete the Honors College requirements which replace the UCORE requirements.

Business Administration, Vancouver and Tri-Cities Campuses Only(120 Hours)

The following major is available only to students on the Vancouver and Tri-Cities campuses. Students on the Pullman campus may not certify into this major.

Graduation Requirements
A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 in all Carson College of Business (CCB) courses required for the major is required for graduation. The calculation will only count WSU business courses that are taught by the CCB including HBM courses. Economic Sciences courses or any other courses outside the college are not included.

Business Administration majors are required to complete a minimum of 9 upper-division business courses in residence. Students within the College of Business must complete an International Learning Requirement option, see catalog for more information.

First Year
First TermHours
Biological Sciences [BSCI] or SCIENCE 101 [SCI]13 or 4
ECONS 101 [SSCI] or 102 [SSCI]3
ENGLISH 101 [WRTG]3
Humanities [HUM]3
MATH 2013
Second TermHours
ECONS 101 or 1023
HISTORY 105 [ROOT]3
MATH 202 [QUAN]3
MIS 2503
Physical Sciences [PSCI] or SCIENCE 102 [SCI]14 or 3
Second Year
First TermHours
ACCTG 2303
Creative & Professional Arts [ARTS]3
Diversity [DIVR]3
SOC [SSCI] or PSYCH [SSCI]23
Non-Business Electives 33
Second TermHours
ACCTG 2313
B LAW 2103
COM 102 [COMM] or H D 205 [COMM]3 or 4
MGTOP 2154
POL S Elective4
Complete Writing Portfolio
Consider studying abroad this summer4
Third Year
First TermHours
FIN 325 3
MGMT 3013
MKTG 3603
300-400-level Business or ECONS Elective53
Non-Business Electives 33
Second TermHours
ACCTG 3383
ENGLISH 402 [M]3
MGMT 401 [M]3
MGTOP 3403
Non-Business Electives 33
Fourth Year
First TermHours
FIN 425 [M]3
400-level Business or ECONS Electives56
Non-Business Electives 36
Second TermHours
MGMT 491 [CAPS] or ENTRP 492 [CAPS]3
MKTG 495 [M]3
300-400-level Business Course53
Non-Business Electives 33

Footnotes

1For a total of 7 units—one Biological Science [BSCI] and one Physical Science [PSCI] course, including one lab course, or 8 units of SCIENCE 101 [SCI] and 102 [SCI]. SCIENCE 101 is offered Fall semester and is a prerequisite for SCIENCE 102. SCIENCE 102 is offered Spring semester.
2Required for the major.
3Non-Business courses to equal 60 credit hours.
4All students must complete an international learning requirement. Options for meeting the requirement include: 1) earn 6 or more credit hours through the Education Abroad program; 2) complete an additional major or minor in foreign language, global studies, or international business; or 3) earn a certificate in a global related field (as approved by advisor). An alternate option for completing the international learning requirement is to complete any 2 of the following requirements: 1) a minimum of 3 semester hours of Education Abroad; 2) International internship (as approved by advisor); 3) any 300-400-level IBUS course (excluding ENTRP 492) or other Carson College of Business international course approved by advisor; 4) non Carson College of Business international course including: ANTH 309, 316; CES 301, 377; COMSOC 321, 421; ECONS 427, 428, 430, 433; HD 350, 403; TCH LRN 480; WOMEN ST 316. Full list of approved courses can be found at the Carson College of Business website.
5May not include courses from the business administration core, the set of required business administration courses, or any 498 or 499 courses.

Hospitality Business Management(120 Hours)

To be eligible for certification as a major in hospitality business management, students must have earned at least 60 semester hour of credit and completed the following certification courses with a GPA of 2.50 or higher: ACCTG 230, 231; B LAW 210; MGTOP 215; ECONS 101, 102; ENGLISH 101; MATH 201, MATH 202; MIS 250, and have a WSU cumulative GPA of 2.5. All students must apply for certification on-line. Students will also be ranked based on space availability and academic performance. Students are eligible to petition for consideration of alternative criteria.

Graduation Requirements
A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 in all Carson College of Business (CCB) courses required for the major is required for graduation. The calculation will only count WSU business courses that are taught by the CCB including HBM courses. Economic Sciences courses or any other courses outside the college are not included.

All students majoring in hospitality business management must complete at least 60 credit hours of their course work outside of the College of Business. MGTOP 215 may be counted as four credits towards this requirement. 1,000 hours of work experience is also required by the School of Hospitality Business Management.

In order for hours to count for the requirement, they must meet the following criteria:

1) Hours must be worked after high-school graduation
2) All hours must be documented as paid
3) Hours must be worked at a company whose primary source of revenue is derived from hospitality services
4) The employer evaluation for the hours must reflect an average of 70% across the ratings criteria on the form

Residence Requirements: 1) At least 50% of business core and major specialization course requirements must be taken at WSU; 2) At least nine 300-400-level business, economics, or hospitality courses must be taken in residence at WSU; and 3) The last 30 hours of course work must be taken at WSU.

Transfer, correspondence, and independent study credit (within university limits on these credits) may count toward the 120 hours required for the degree and/or satisfy requirements other than major courses.

Only general elective courses that are not UCOREs, not core/major requirements, and not a course offered by the CBE may be taken pass, fail.

An honors senior project is required for Honors students.

First Year
First TermHours
Biological Sciences [BSCI] or SCIENCE 101 [SCI]13 or 4
ECONS 101 [SSCI] or 102 [SSCI]3
ENGLISH 101 [WRTG]3
Humanities [HUM]3
MATH 2013
Second TermHours
ECONS 101 or 1023
HBM 1821
HISTORY 105 [ROOT]3
MATH 202 [QUAN]3
Physical Sciences [PSCI] or SCIENCE 102 [SCI]14 or 3
Non-Business Electives23
Second Year
First TermHours
ACCTG 2303
COM 102 [COMM] or H D 205 [COMM]3 or 4
Diversity [DIVR]3
HBM 2803
Non-Business Electives22 or 3
Second TermHours
ACCTG 2313
B LAW 2103
MGTOP 2154
MIS 2503
POL S Elective3
Complete Writing Portfolio
Consider studying abroad this summer3
Third Year
First TermHours
Creative & Professional Arts [ARTS]3
FIN 3253
HBM 3583
MGMT 3013
MKTG 3603
Second TermHours
HBM 381 [M]3
HBM 4913
SOC or PSYCH [SSCI] (SOC 101 or 102 preferred)43
300-400-level Business Elective 3
Non-Business Electives23
Fourth Year
First TermHours
ECONS 305 or 3233
HBM 3201
HBM 494 [M]3
MGMT 4503
300-400-level Business Elective 3
Non-Business Electives22
Second TermHours
ENGLISH 402 [M] or 403 [M]3
HBM 495 [CAPS]3
Non-Business Electives27
Complete 1000-hour work experience

Footnotes

1For a total of 7 units—one Biological Science [BSCI] and one Physical Science [PSCI] course, including one lab course, or 8 units of SCIENCE 101 [SCI] and 102 [SCI]. SCIENCE 101 is offered Fall semester and is a prerequisite for SCIENCE 102. SCIENCE 102 is offered Spring semester.
2Non-Business courses to equal 60 credit hours.
3All students must complete an international learning requirement. Options for meeting the requirement include: 1) earn 6 or more credit hours through the Education Abroad program; 2) complete an additional major or minor in foreign language, global studies, or international business; or 3) earn a certificate in a global related field (as approved by advisor). An alternate option for completing the international learning requirement is to complete any 2 of the following requirements: 1) a minimum of 3 semester hours of Education Abroad; 2) International internship (as approved by advisor); 3) any 300-400-level IBUS course (excluding ENTRP 492) or other Carson College of Business international course approved by advisor; 4) non Carson College of Business international course including: ANTH 309, 316; CES 301, 377; COMSOC 321, 421; ECONS 427, 428, 430, 433; HD 350, 403; TCH LRN 480; WOMEN ST 316. Full list of approved courses can be found at the Carson College of Business website.
4Required for the major.

Wine Business Management(120 Hours)

To be eligible for certification as a major in wine business management, students must have earned at least 60 semester hour of credit and completed the following certification courses with a GPA of 2.50 or higher: ACCTG 230, 231; B LAW 210; MGTOP 215; ECONS 101, 102; ENGLISH 101; MATH 201, MATH 202; MIS 250, and have a WSU cumulative GPA of 2.5. All students must apply for certification on-line. Students will also be ranked based on space availability and academic performance. Students are eligible to petition for consideration of alternative criteria.

All students majoring in hospitality business management must complete at least 60 credit hours of their course work outside of the College of Business. MGTOP 215 may be counted as four credits towards this requirement. 1,000 hours of work experience is also required by the School of Hospitality Business Management.

Graduation Requirements
A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 in all Carson College of Business (CCB) courses required for the major is required for graduation. The calculation will only count WSU business courses that are taught by the CCB including HBM courses. Economic Sciences courses or any other courses outside the college are not included.

In order for hours to count for the requirement, they must meet the following criteria:

1) Hours must be worked after high-school graduation
2) All hours must be documented as paid
3) Hours must be worked at a company whose primary source of revenue is derived from hospitality services
4) The employer evaluation for the hours must reflect an average of 70% across the ratings criteria on the form

Residence Requirements: 1) At least 50% of business core and major specialization course requirements must be taken at WSU; 2) At least nine 300-400-level business, economics, or hospitality courses must be taken in residence at WSU; and 3) The last 30 hours of course work must be taken at WSU.

Transfer, correspondence, and independent study credit (within university limits on these credits) may count toward the 120 hours required for the degree and/or satisfy requirements other than major courses.

Only general elective courses that are not UCOREs, not core/major requirements, and not a course offered by the CBE may be taken pass, fail.

An honors senior project is required for Honors students.

First Year
First TermHours
BIOLOGY 120 [BSCI]4
CHEM 101 [PSCI]4
ECONS 101 [SSCI] or 102 [SSCI]3
ENGLISH 101 [WRTG]3
HBM 1821
Second TermHours
CHEM 1024
COM 102 [COMM] or H D 205 [COMM]3 or 4
HISTORY 105 [ROOT]3
MATH 2013
SOC 101 or 102 3
Second Year
First TermHours
ACCTG 2303
Creative & Professional Arts [ARTS]3
MATH 202 [QUAN]3
MIS 2503
VIT ENOL 1133
Second TermHours
ACCTG 2313
B LAW 2103
ECONS 101 or 1023
HORT 2024
MGTOP 2154
Complete Writing Portfolio
Domestic/International Hospitality & Wine Internship1,2
Third Year
First TermHours
FIN 3253
FRENCH 120 [HUM]3
HBM 3583
MGMT 3013
MKTG 3603
Second TermHours
COMSTRAT 312, COMSTRAT 380, or MKTG 4773
Diversity [DIVR]3
HBM 3813
MGTOP 340 or MGMT 4503
POL S Elective3
Domestic/International Hospitality & Wine Internship1,2
Fourth Year
First TermHours
ECONS 305 or 3233
HBM 494 [M]3
I BUS 453 or I BUS 4823
MKTG 4903
Non-Business Electives32
Second TermHours
ENGLISH 402 [M] or 403 [M]3
FS 4223
HBM 3201
HBM 3503
MGMT 491 [CAPS] or ENTRP 492 [CAPS]3
Domestic/International Hospitality & Wine Internship1,2

Footnotes

1The non-credit internships correspond to the 1,000 hours of work experience required by the School of Hospitality Business Management.
2All students must complete an international learning requirement. Options for meeting the requirement include: 1) earn 6 or more credit hours through the Education Abroad program; 2) complete an additional major or minor in foreign language, global studies, or international business; or 3) earn a certificate in a global related field (as approved by advisor). An alternate option for completing the international learning requirement is to complete any 2 of the following requirements: 1) a minimum of 3 semester hours of Education Abroad; 2) International internship (as approved by advisor); 3) any 300-400-level IBUS course (excluding ENTRP 492) or other Carson College of Business international course approved by advisor; 4) non Carson College of Business international course including: ANTH 309, 316; CES 301, 377; COMSOC 321, 421; ECONS 427, 428, 430, 433; HD 350, 403; TCH LRN 480; WOMEN ST 316. Full list of approved courses can be found at the Carson College of Business website.
3Non-Business courses to equal 60 credit hours.

Courses

Business Law (B_LAW / B LAW)

210 Law and the Legal Environment of Business 3 Fundamentals of business law; the legal system, legal reasoning, public, commercial, managerial and property law, and government regulation.

411 Managerial Law 3 Course Prerequisite: B LAW 210; certified major or minor in the College of Business. Law of agency, partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations; and securities regulation.

Entrepreneurship (ENTRP / ENTRP)

426 Entrepreneurial Finance 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major or minor in the College of Business. Raising capital for new enterprises; venture capital, IPOs, debt financing, leasing and valuing start-up ventures.

426 (Effective through Summer 2015) Entrepreneurial Finance 3 Course Prerequisite: FIN 325; certified major or minor in the College of Business. Raising capital for new enterprises; venture capital, IPOs, debt financing, leasing and valuing start-up ventures.

426 (Effective through Spring 2015) Entrepreneurial Finance 3 Course Prerequisite: FIN 325; certified major or minor in the College of Business. Raising capital for new enterprises; venture capital, IPOs, debt financing, leasing and valuing start-up ventures.

489 Entrepreneurial Management 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major or minor in the College of Business. Philosophy and nature of entrepreneurship for all business organizations; analytical, financial and interpersonal entrepreneurial skills.

489 (Effective through Summer 2015) Entrepreneurial Management 3 Course Prerequisite: FIN 325; MGMT 301; MKTG 360; certified major or minor in the College of Business.  Philosophy and nature of entrepreneurship for all business organizations; analytical, financial and interpersonal entrepreneurial skills.

489 (Effective through Spring 2015) Entrepreneurial Management 3 Course Prerequisite: FIN 325; MGMT 301; MKTG 360; certified major or minor in the College of Business.  Philosophy and nature of entrepreneurship for all business organizations; analytical, financial and interpersonal entrepreneurial skills.

490 [M] Entrepreneurial Marketing 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major or minor in the College of Business. Concepts, issues, and techniques of marketing in entrepreneurial ventures and the role of entrepreneurship in marketing efforts of all firms.

492 [CAPS] [T] Small Business Strategy and Planning 3 Course Prerequisite: FIN 325; MGMT 301; MKTG 360; certified major or minor in the College of Business. Application of management theory and principles to small firms; applied consulting experience with operating businesses.

492 (Effective through Summer 2015) [CAPS] [T] Small Business Policy 3 Course Prerequisite: FIN 325; MGMT 301; MKTG 360; certified major or minor in the College of Business. Application of management theory and principles to small firms; applied consulting experience with operating businesses.

492 (Effective through Spring 2015) [CAPS] [T] Small Business Policy 3 Course Prerequisite: FIN 325; MGMT 301; MKTG 360; certified major or minor in the College of Business. Application of management theory and principles to small firms; applied consulting experience with operating businesses.

496 [M] Special Topics V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: Certified major or minor in the College of Business. Course covers new or time-sensitive topics in entrepreneurship.

496 (Effective through Spring 2015) [M] Special Topics V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: Certified major or minor in the College of Business. Course covers new or time-sensitive topics in entrepreneurship.

501 Technology Entrepreneurship 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program. Basic business concepts and processes applied to technology commercialization and venture creation.

501 (Effective through Summer 2015) Technology Entrepreneurship 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA, Master of Accounting, or Business PhD programs. Basic business concepts and processes applied to technology commercialization and venture creation.

501 (Effective through Spring 2015) Technology Entrepreneurship 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA, Master of Accounting, or Business PhD programs. Basic business concepts and processes applied to technology commercialization and venture creation.

Hospitality Business Management (HBM / HBM)

131 Introduction to Hospitality Business Management 3 Historical development and organizational structure of the hospitality service industries. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

182 Introduction to Industry Experience 1 Preparation for work in hospitality/business organizations; resume writing, interview skills, use of Career Services, career dress.

280 Hospitality Systems 3 Management functions relating to the planning and operational policies of various hotel departments.

358 Foodservice Systems and Control 3 Course Prerequisite: ACCTG 230; certified major in the College of Business, or certified minor in Hospitality Business Management. Operational control processes, control systems, and cost analysis procedures in food and beverage management.

381 [M] Hospitality Leadership and Organizational Behavior 3 Course Prerequisite: ACCTG 230; certified major in the College of Business, or certified minor in Hospitality Business Management. Focusing on interpersonal skills and group dynamics; covers key hospitality leadership and management issues. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

499 Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: By department permission. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. S, F grading.

International Business (I_BUS / I BUS)

380 International Business 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major or minor in the College of Business. International political economy; business relationships between nations; corporations and economic institutions.

453 [M] International Management 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major or minor in the College of Business. Cross-cultural implications of management theories and approaches; the role of national culture in management theory and practice.

470 International Trade and Finance 3 Course Prerequisite: ECONS 101 or 198; ECONS 102 or 198. Analysis and description of international trade flows; commercial policy; multinational firms, foreign exchange markets; open economy macroeconomics; international monetary systems. (Crosslisted course offered as ECONS 327, I BUS 470).

482 [M] International Marketing 3 Course Prerequisite: MKTG 360; certified major or minor in the College of Business.  Opportunities, characteristics, trends in foreign markets; alternative methods; strategies; organizational planning, control; problems of adapting American marketing concepts and methods.

482 (Effective through Summer 2015) [M] International Marketing 3 Course Prerequisite: I BUS 380; certified major or minor in the College of Business.  Opportunities, characteristics, trends in foreign markets; alternative methods; strategies; organizational planning, control; problems of adapting American marketing concepts and methods.

496 Special Topics V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: Certified major or minor in the College of Business.

498 International Business Internship V 2-15 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 15 hours. Course Prerequisite: By department permission. Cooperative educational internship with a business, government or non-profit organization. S, F grading.

582 International Marketing Management 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program. Principles of international marketing, marketing decision making in international environments, problems of adapting marketing programs to international markets.

582 (Effective through Summer 2015) International Marketing Management 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA, Master of Accounting, or Business PhD programs. Principles of international marketing, marketing decision making in international environments, problems of adapting marketing programs to international markets.

Management (MGMT / MGMT)

101 Introduction to Business 3 Enrollment not allowed if credit for MGMT 301 or MKTG 360 already earned. Introduction to the practice of business with explanations of business environments, strategy, organization, functional areas, terminology, processes, tasks and ethics. Credit not allowed for MGMT 101 if credit already earned in MGMT 301 and/or Mktg 360.

101 (Effective through Spring 2015) Introduction to Business 3 Enrollment not allowed if credit for MGMT 301 or MKTG 360 already earned. Introduction to the practice of business with explanations of business environments, strategy, organization, functional areas, terminology, processes, tasks and ethics. Credit not allowed for MGMT 101 if credit already earned in MGMT 301 and/or Mktg 360.

301 Principles of Management and Organization 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major [any college] with 60 semester hours. Principles of management and administration aimed at improving effectiveness of all types of organizations. Credit not allowed for MGMT 101 if credit already earned in MGMT 301.

301 (Effective through Summer 2015) Principles of Management and Organization 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major [any college] with 60 semester hours. Principles of management and administration aimed at improving effectiveness of all types of organizations. Credit not allowed for MGMT 101 if credit already earned in MGMT 301.

301 (Effective through Spring 2015) Principles of Management and Organization 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major [any college] with 60 semester hours. Principles of management and administration aimed at improving effectiveness of all types of organizations. Credit not allowed for MGMT 101 if credit already earned in MGMT 301.

315 [S,D] Women in Management and Leadership 3 Analysis of women's historical and contemporary role in American management. (Crosslisted course offered as WOMEN ST 315, MGMT 315).

315 (Effective through Spring 2015) [S,D] Women in Management and Leadership 3 Analysis of women's historical and contemporary role in American management. (Crosslisted course offered as WOMEN ST 315, MGMT 315).

401 [M] Leading People and Organizations 3 Course Prerequisite: MGMT 301; certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management.  Leadership, motivation, team building, group dynamics, interpersonal and group conflict, and job design.

401 (Effective through Summer 2015) [M] Leadership Skills for Managers 3 Course Prerequisite: MGMT 301; certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management.  Leadership, motivation, team building, group dynamics, interpersonal and group conflict, and job design.

401 (Effective through Spring 2015) [M] Leadership Skills for Managers 3 Course Prerequisite: MGMT 301; certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management.  Leadership, motivation, team building, group dynamics, interpersonal and group conflict, and job design.

450 Personnel and Human Resources Management 3 Course Prerequisite: MGTOP 215 or PSYCH 311; MGMT 301; certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management.  Policy and practice in human resource utilization, selecting, training, motivating, evaluating, and compensating employees; labor relations; EEO legislation.

450 (Effective through Summer 2015) Personnel and Human Resources Management 3 Course Prerequisite: MGTOP 215; MGMT 301; certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management.  Policy and practice in human resource utilization, selecting, training, motivating, evaluating, and compensating employees; labor relations; EEO legislation.

450 (Effective through Spring 2015) Personnel and Human Resources Management 3 Course Prerequisite: MGTOP 215; MGMT 301; certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management.  Policy and practice in human resource utilization, selecting, training, motivating, evaluating, and compensating employees; labor relations; EEO legislation.

455 [M] Recruiting and Hiring Human Capital 3 Course Prerequisite: MGMT 450; certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management.  Selection issues; methods of forecasting, planning, recruitment, selection; analysis of psychometric properties of tests; techniques for assessing reliability and validity.

455 (Effective through Summer 2015) [M] Staffing 3 Course Prerequisite: MGMT 450 or concurrent enrollment; certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management.  Selection issues; methods of forecasting, planning, recruitment, selection; analysis of psychometric properties of tests; techniques for assessing reliability and validity.

455 (Effective through Spring 2015) [M] Staffing 3 Course Prerequisite: MGMT 450 or concurrent enrollment; certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management.  Selection issues; methods of forecasting, planning, recruitment, selection; analysis of psychometric properties of tests; techniques for assessing reliability and validity.

456 Evaluating and Rewarding Employees 3 Course Prerequisite: MGMT 450; certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management.  Theoretical, research, and applied issues related to the compensation of employees.

456 (Effective through Summer 2015) Compensation Administration 3 Course Prerequisite: MGMT 450 or concurrent enrollment; certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management.  Theoretical, research, and applied issues related to the compensation of employees.

456 (Effective through Spring 2015) Compensation Administration 3 Course Prerequisite: MGMT 450 or concurrent enrollment; certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management.  Theoretical, research, and applied issues related to the compensation of employees.

483 [M] Management of Innovation and Change 3 Course Prerequisite: MGMT 301; certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management.  Analysis of innovation and change theories in organizations; managing innovation in networks and teams; technology, structure, culture, and environment.

483 (Effective through Summer 2015) [M] Macro Organization Behavior 3 Course Prerequisite: MGMT 301; certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management.  Organization level analysis of power, politics, and conflict; organizational communication, change, technology, structure, and environment; implications of organizational culture.

483 (Effective through Spring 2015) [M] Macro Organization Behavior 3 Course Prerequisite: MGMT 301; certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management.  Organization level analysis of power, politics, and conflict; organizational communication, change, technology, structure, and environment; implications of organizational culture.

485 Negotiation Skills 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management.  Bargaining skills across a broad range of business settings; experiential work.

485 (Effective through Spring 2015) Negotiation Skills 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management.  Bargaining skills across a broad range of business settings; experiential work.

487 Business Ethics and Corporate Responsibility 3 Course Prerequisite: MGMT 301; certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management.  The nature and sources of individual and corporate ethical responsibilities in the business context and ways of addressing conflicting responsibilities.

487 (Effective through Summer 2015) Business Ethics 3 Course Prerequisite: MGMT 301; certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management.  The nature and sources of ethical conflicts and dilemmas individuals and organizations confront in the business context.

487 (Effective through Spring 2015) Business Ethics 3 Course Prerequisite: MGMT 301; certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management.  The nature and sources of ethical conflicts and dilemmas individuals and organizations confront in the business context.

491 [CAPS] [T] Strategic Management 3 Course Prerequisite: MGTOP 340; FIN 325; MGMT 301; MIS 250; MKTG 360; certified major or minor in the College of Business.  Capstone course integrating diverse functional knowledge for strategy formulation, implementation and competitive advantage from the perspective of top management.

491 (Effective through Summer 2015) [CAPS] [T] Business Strategy and Policy 3 Course Prerequisite: MGTOP 340; FIN 325; MGMT 301; MIS 250; MKTG 360; certified major or minor in the College of Business.  Overall management of the firm; top-level decision-making and planning.

491 (Effective through Spring 2015) [CAPS] [T] Business Strategy and Policy 3 Course Prerequisite: MGTOP 340; FIN 325; MGMT 301; MIS 250; MKTG 360; certified major or minor in the College of Business.  Overall management of the firm; top-level decision-making and planning.

496 Seminar 3 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: Certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management. 

496 (Effective through Spring 2015) Seminar 3 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: Certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management. 

498 Internship V 2-15 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 15 hours. Course Prerequisite: By department permission. Cooperative educational internship with a business, government or non-profit organization. S, F grading.

498 (Effective through Spring 2015) Internship V 2-15 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 15 hours. Course Prerequisite: By department permission. Cooperative educational internship with a business, government or non-profit organization. S, F grading.

499 Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. S, F grading.

499 (Effective through Spring 2015) Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. S, F grading.

702 Master's Special Problems, Directed Study, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program. Independent research in special problems, directed study, and/or examination credit for students in a non-thesis master's degree program. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 702 credit. S, U grading.

702 (Effective through Spring 2015) Master's Special Problems, Directed Study, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program. Independent research in special problems, directed study, and/or examination credit for students in a non-thesis master's degree program. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 702 credit. S, U grading.

Management And Operations (MGTOP / MGTOP)

215 Business Statistics 4 (3-2) Course Prerequisite: MATH 201, 202, 171, or 172; MIS 250 or concurrent enrollment. Data presentation, probability, distributions, inferences, and linear regression as applied to business and economics.

340 Operations Management 3 Course Prerequisite: MGTOP 215; certified major or minor in the College of Business. Management of operations, emphasizing production planning, inventory control, scheduling, forecasting, quality management, supply chain management, and facility layout and location.

418 Quality Improvement for Management 3 Course Prerequisite: MGTOP 215; certified major or minor in the College of Business. Total quality management as used in industries; philosophy of Deming and others, control charts, process capability analysis, team tools.

470 Business Modeling with Spreadsheets 3 Course Prerequisite: MATH 202 or 220; MIS 250; certified major or minor in the College of Business. Use of advanced spreadsheet tools and Visual Basic programming to build and analyze mathematical models of business problems.

496 Seminar 3 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: Certified major or minor in the College of Business.

498 Internship V 2-15 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 15 hours. Course Prerequisite: By department permission. Cooperative educational internship with a business, government or non-profit organization. S, F grading.

499 Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: By department permission. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. S, F grading.

540 Deterministic Business Models 3 Decision analysis, linear optimization models, nonlinear models, network analysis including PERT, and dynamic programming as applied to business.

581 Operations Management 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA, Master of Accounting, or Business PhD programs. Analytical approach to solving problems in production and operations management.

582 Personnel and Human Resource Management 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA, Master of Accounting, or Business PhD programs. Human resources and personnel administration; selection, training, compensation, performance appraisal, labor relations, health and safety, EEO legislation.

589 Seminar in Management 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA, Master of Accounting, or Business PhD programs. Special topics in management, organization behavior, organization theory, human resource management and strategic management.

590 Strategy Formulation and Organizational Design 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program. Relationship between the formulation of strategy and the selection of effective organizational structures and systems.

590 (Effective through Summer 2015) Strategy Formulation and Organizational Design 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the Master of Accounting program, MBA program, Master of Public Affairs (MPA) program, or Business Ph.D. programs. Relationship between the formulation of strategy and the selection of effective organizational structures and systems.

591 Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program. Analytical skills for decision-making; data collection and analysis, sampling, inferential, regression methodologies, experimental design, time series, forecasting analysis.

591 (Effective through Summer 2015) Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the Master of Accounting program, MBA program, Master of Public Affairs (MPA) program, or Business Ph.D. programs. Analytical skills for decision-making; data collection and analysis, sampling, inferential, regression methodologies, experimental design, time series, forecasting analysis.

593 Managerial Leadership and Productivity 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program. Organizational behavior and human motivation in the workplace; organization and leadership theories, studies, projects and models leading to improved productivity.

593 (Effective through Summer 2015) Managerial Leadership and Productivity 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA, Master of Accounting, or Business PhD programs. Organizational behavior and human motivation in the workplace; organization and leadership theories, studies, projects and models leading to improved productivity.

596 Doctoral Topics V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 15 hours. Course Prerequisite: Admission to PhD programs in business. Advanced topics in management and operations.

598 Research and Professional Development 1 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: Admission to PhD programs in business. Ph.D.-level professional development colloquium designed to improve research, teaching, and presentation skills and to provide professional socialization. S, F grading.

600 Special Projects or Independent Study V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA, Master of Accounting, or Business PhD programs. Independent study, special projects, and/or internships. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor before enrolling in 600 credit, which cannot be used toward the core graded credits required for a graduate degree. S, F grading.

702 Master's Special Problems, Directed Study, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program. Independent research in special problems, directed study, and/or examination credit for students in a non-thesis master's degree program. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 702 credit. S, U grading.

800 Doctoral Research, Dissertation, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: Admission to PhD programs in business. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their doctoral research, dissertation and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 800 credit. S, U grading.

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