(See Course Numbering System.)
205. Financial and Managerial Accounting (3)
Not required of students with credit in Acct 1A and 1B or 4A and 4B. Financial accounting; statement analysis and interpretation; transaction analysis; partnership and corporations; taxation; financial reporting; managerial controls, information systems, budgeting; costs, capital budgets.
208. Quantitative Methods in Business (3)
Not required of students with credit in DS 73 and 173. Statistical analysis in business, tests of hypotheses, time series, correlation analyses, index numbers, estimation models, and Bayesian statistics in business decision making. (2 lecture, 2 .lab hours)
209. Computers and Programming (3)
Not required of students with credit in O Ad 50. Computing algorithms, statistical and other software packages, data processing, programming languages. (2 lecture, 2 lab hours)
211. Legal Environment of Business (3)
Not required of students with credit in B A 18. Basic legal concepts, nature of the legal system, administrative law, law of contracts and of agency, antitrust law, and legal research.
214. Organization and Management Theory (3)
Not required of students with credit in Mgt 110 or Mgt 104 and 106. Organizational theory, structure, and forms of organization, authority, leadership, group dynamics, policy formulation; conflict resolution, organizational control.
216. Operations Analysis (3)
Not required of students with credit in PLM 124. Prerequisite: Bus 202, 207, 208 and 214 recommended. Operations theory and methods; operations planning and control; methods analysis, work measurements; materials handling and control, facilities location and layout; application of statistical techniques and electronic data processing; relationships with other functional areas of management.
217. Marketing Organization and Policies (3)
Not required of students with credit in Mktg 100. Prerequisite: Bus 202, 205, 207; Bus 208 (or concurrently). Environmental factors for marketing, elements of marketing and marketing systems, marketing activities and strategies of the firm; evaluating marketing programs and systems.
218. Principles of Finance (3)
Not required of students with credit in Fin 120. Prerequisite: Bus 202, 205; Bus 207 recommended. Impact of uncertainty and environmental considerations upon the finance function. Financial problems and policies; working capital management, capital budgeting, cost of capital, and dividend policy. Problems and cases.
220. Seminar in Business Policy (3)
Prerequisite: completion of foundation courses; completion of MBA core or concurrent enrollment therein' Advanced problems in business policy; evaluation: determination. execution, administration, and control; policy objectives in integration of product, marketing, manufacturing. finance, find organization; analysis of administrative policy-making bodies and processes.
222. Seminar in Business Research (3)
Prerequisite: Bus 208, 209. Methods of research; applications to business problems.
223. Seminar in Organizational Behavior (3)
Prerequisite: Bus 214; Bus 221 (or concurrently with permission of the graduate program director). Problems of the individual and groups brought about by modern industrial organizations and techniques; motivations for work and cooperation between (executives and different economic and social groups; analysis of effect of company policy on employee and public relations.
226. Seminar in Accounting Control and Reporting (3)
Prerequisite: Bus 205, 208. Procedures for financial reporting, systems and internal control, interpretation of administrative reports; accounting control-statistical inference, budgetary planning, standard costs, differential cost analysis, profit volume relationships.
228. Seminar in Quantitative Analysis (3)
Prerequisite: Bus 208, 216. Quantitative analysis of business problems; development of operations research models for decision making; applications.
229. Seminar in Managerial Economics (3)
Prerequisite: Bus 202, 208. Economic analysis of managerial problems; theory of the firm.
229. Seminar in Business Topics (3; max total 9 if no topic repeated)
Prerequisite: 9 units of 200 courses. Theory and developments in .accounting, administration and organization, business education, communications. consumer economics, finance, industrial and (regional studies, international business, law, management, marketing. personnel and industrial relations, quantitative studies, real estate and urban economics, records management, resource economics, risk and insurance, or transportation.
232. Seminar in Money and Capital Markets (3)
Prerequisite: Bus 218. Analysis of money and capital markets, their organization and role in economic activity.
233. Seminar in Business Finance (3)
Prerequisite: Bus 218. Critical review of theory and practice; supply and demand factors; sources and uses of business funds; management of financial assets; cost of capital, theory of financial structures; promotion, liquidation of firms; current trends; changing institutional environment.
237. Seminar in Public Policy and Enterprise (3)
Prerequisite: Bus 211. Development of legal controls of business, constitutional problems; legal aspects of business organization; anti-trust laws and competition, securities regulation, consumer protection.
240. Seminar in Marketing (3)
Prerequisite: Bus 217. Critical review of the literature of marketing, -special reports and research dealing with marketing institutions and organization, and marketing functions.
242. Seminar in Marketing Management (3)
Prerequisite: Bus 217. Analysis of basic problems of marketing management and alternative methods of approaching these problems; case studies; use at statistics, economics, psychology, and other tools in directing marketing activities; relation of marketing to other areas of business administration.
250. Seminar in Personnel Management (3)
Prerequisite: Bus 214. Trends and problems in management-employee relationships; administrative action in selection, motivation, and development of personnel; relation of personnel administration to other areas of management; concentrated study by each student of a special phase of personnel work.
252. Seminar in Labor Relations (3)
Prerequisite: Bus 214. Current trends in labor relations theory and practice; labor relations systems; contract negotiations; dispute prevention and settlement; role of government; applications of behavioral sciences; individual research.
253. Manpower Management (3)
Prerequisite: Bus 214, 250. Principle and methods for understanding the effective Use of manpower resources, macro and micro. Analysis and resolution of specific manpower problems at the operating level.
255. Seminar in Operations Management (3)
Prerequisite: Bus 216. Current operations management theories and problems; critical analysis and review of present practice and theories.
258. Seminar in Office Management (3)
Managerial control of office functions, services, and personnel; case studies.
260. Seminar in Accounting Theory (3)
Prerequisite: Acct 120A and 120B. A historical perspective of the development of accounting theory. An evaluation of the objectives and standards of financial reporting as they are applied in contemporary income determination and asset valuation
262. Seminar in Programming (3)
Prerequisite: Bus 209. Advanced techniques of sorting, file maintenance and information systems, controls and teleprocessing directed toward business applications.
263. Seminar in Cost Accounting (3)
Prerequisite: Acct 132 or Bus 245. The development, interpretation, and uses of accounting reports and supplementary information for management planning, control, and decision making. Topics include cost-volume-profit analysis; lines programming, capital budgeting; inventory models; the use of standards, budgets, and variance analysis for planning and control purposes; divisional performance; and transfer pricing issues.
265. Seminar in Information Systems (3)
Prerequisite: O Ad 161, Acct 146, or Bus 246. Theory of systems and information as they relate to design, management, and control of business systems. Study of information and systems as resources to be managed.
266. Data Processing Management and Computer Selection (3)
Prerequisites: Bus 205 and 209. Theories, costs, and problems of operating computer centers; standards, lion of work, scheduling, batching, spooling, multiprogramming techniques. In-depth study of hardware and software of various computers; feasibility studies; comparisons o1 competitive systems; costs of reprogramming.
267. Sampling Design (3)
Prerequisite: Bus 208. Theory and applications of probability and sampling distributions; theory of point and internal estimations of means, proportions, ratios, totals; precision of estimation and sample designs; probability and nonprobability designs; simple, stratified, cluster, systematic, and Bayesian estimation.
268. Regression, Correlation, Factor Analysis (3)
Prerequisite: Bus 208. Conditional, marginal, and joint probability distributions; statistical dependence; simple, multiple, linear, and nonlinear regression models; correlation analysis; analysis of variance and regression; introduction to Bayesian decision theory.
269. Seminar in Taxation (3)
Prerequisite: Acct 144A-B. Tax planning and decision making with respect to income, estate, and gift taxes; tax research and review of current cases involving application of tax laws to individuals, partnerships, corporations, and fiduciaries; analysis of governmental tax policy.
271. International Business (3)
Prerequisite: Bus 202. Principles of trade and finance; comparative business systems and national policies; organization and management of business enterprises under different national systems; cultural and environmental factors influencing business operations in various countries.
272. Seminar in International Finance (3)
Prerequisites; Bus 202 and 218. Theory and practice in international money and capital markets; foreign exchange; balance of payments; problems of adjustment; comparative financial systems.
275. Seminar in International Business (3)
Prerequisite; Bus 221 (or concurrently with permission of the graduate program director). International trade and finance; cultural and institutional environment at multinational enterprise, trade and development aid; accounting, marketing, production and operations aspects of international trade and enterprise.
280. Seminar in Business Education (3)
Study of advanced problems in business education.
281. Instructional Procedures in Business Education (3)
Objectives, procedures, materials, and evaluation of the teaching of business subjects and the secondary school level.
282. Seminar in Business Curricula (3)
Objectives, principles, and curricula of business in secondary schools, colleges, and universities; evaluation and trends of current programs.
290. Independent Study (1-3; max total 6)
See Academic Placement -- Indpendent Study.
291. Management Project (3)
Prerequisite: Completion of the MBA core or concurrently completing the MBA core, Independent field analysis of an operating business firm or one of its principal functional areas. The managerial audit may be submitted to the faculty in lieu of a thesis.
292. Readings in Business (2-3; max total 6)
Prerequisite: completion of 9 units of core and electives; permission of director and instructor.
299. Thesis (3 or 6)
Prerequisite; completion of master's core or concurrently completing master's core. See Criteria for Thesis and Project. Preparation, completion, and submission of an acceptable thesis tar the master's degree. Elective for Master of Business Administration.
(See Course Numbering System.)
367. CPA Review (2-4)
380T. Topics in Business
(1-3; may be repeated if no topic repeated)
381. Instructional Procedures in
Vocational Business Education (2-3)
385. Bridging the Gap (2-4)
389. Workshop in Business Education (1-6; max total 6)
398. Business Internship (1-6; max total 6)
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