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Economics

EC 101 Introduction to Economics

This course introduces students to macroeconomic theory relating to the collective economic roles of consumers, businesses, and governments. Topics include national income accounting, unemployment, inflation, the business cycle, fiscal and monetary policy, banking, economic growth, and international trade.

Prerequisite(s): M 110 or M 112 or M 140 or M 144.

1/3/18 - 1/19/1867239M-R5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.A 3233Goroshko

EC 110 Principles of Macroeconomics

This course introduces students to macroeconomic theory relating to the collective economic roles of consumers, businesses, and governments. Topics include national income accounting, unemployment, inflation, the business cycle, fiscal and monetary policy, banking, economic growth, and international trade.

Prerequisite(s): M 110 or M 112 or M 140 or M 144.

12/28/17 - 1/19/1867206Distance LearningTBAOnline3Kamal

EC 211 Principles of Microeconomics

This is an introductory course in microeconomic theory. Students learn basic principles of economic decision making from the perspective of the individual, firm, and industry. Particular attention is given to the market system and how prices and profits coordinate the actions of economic decision makers. Topics include demand and supply, consumer behavior, costs and production, market structure, market failure, regulation, poverty, and income distribution.

Prerequisite(s): M 110 or M 112 or M 140 or M 144.

12/28/17 - 1/19/1867607Distance LearningTBAOnline3Kamal

EC 324 Economics of Money, Banking, and Financial Markets

This course stresses the economic way of thinking by developing a unifying analytical framework for the study of money, banking, and financial markets. This framework uses a few basic economic principles to analyze the structure of financial markets, the foreign exchange market, bank management, and the role of money in the economy. International applications are integrated throughout the course. Topics such as international banking, conduct of monetary policy in other countries, and the growing integration of financial markets, among others, are covered.

Prerequisite(s): EC 110 add EC 211

12/28/17 - 1/19/1867313Distance LearningTBAOnline3Cotei

EC 481 Independent Study in Economics

3 credit(s)

Supervised individual study, under the direction of a faculty advisor, leading to a written report of professional quality.

Prerequisite(s): Junior or senior standing.rse.

12/28/17 - 1/19/1867664 Distance LearningTBAOnline3Rassekh

Quantitative Methods

QNT 501* Introductory Quantitative Methods

This course provides students with the necessary quantitative skills for a foundation in business. Topics include a review of basic mathematics relevant to business, including basic algebra and applications of linear and nonlinear relationships, optimization, descriptive statistics, random variables, general probability distributions, and the binomial distribution. Credits earned in this course are not applied to graduate programs.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Lab Fee: $40
*This is a 1.5 credit course

1/3/18 - 1/19/1867326TR5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.A 4211.5Wilcox

Finance

FIN 310 Business Finance

An introduction to general principles of business finance. Subjects include financial statements, discounted cash-flow analysis, risk and return, stock and bond valuation, capital structure, cost of capital and capital budgeting. Emphasis is placed on the development of problem-solving skills and financial applications in the business community.

Prerequisite(s): FIN 310 and junior standing.

12/28/17 - 1/19/18 67210Distance LearningTBAOnline3Wahab

FIN 420 Intermediate Finance

Builds on and reinforces concepts introduced in the introductory finance course to enhance student understanding of financial theory and its applications. Topics include project valuation and risk analysis, capital structure theory and dividend policy, corporate financing and restructuring decisions.

Prerequisite(s): FIN 310

12/28/17 - 1/19/1867339Distance LearningTBAOnline3Cotei

FIN 430 Investment Analysis

An introduction to general principles of business finance. Subjects include financial statements, discounted cash-flow analysis, risk and return, stock and bond valuation, capital structure, cost of capital and capital budgeting. Emphasis will be placed on the development of problem-solving skills and financial applications in the business community.

Prerequisite: FIN 310

12/28/17 - 1/19/1867240Distance LearningTBAOnline3Lashgari

FIN 450 International Finance

Analysis of the international financial environment with particular emphasis on the foreign exchange markets and their interrelationships with international financial management; overview of major international financial markets and instruments, foreign exchange hedging, speculation and arbitrage, optimal short-term and long-term borrowing and investing decisions; analysis of currency futures, forwards, and options markets and their uses in international corporate financial management; forecasting foreign exchange rates; measuring and managing foreign exchange risks; multinational corporate cost of capital and capital budgeting; and instruments of international trade finance.

Prerequisite(s): FIN 310 

12/28/17 - 1/19/18 67211Distance LearningTBAOnline3Wahab

FIN 484 Financing a Small Business

An examination of the financial issues and problems faced by small businesses. Topics include financial statement analysis, forecasting, working capital management, coping with financial distress, sources of capital, business valuation, and ethical issues. Students develop problem-solving skills by analyzing weekly case study assignments and preparing a comprehensive business plan. Emphasis is placed on the availability and use of community resources to assist small businesses. Extensive use of computer spreadsheet programs is required.

Prerequisite(s): FIN 310

12/28/17 - 1/19/18 67365Distance LearningTBAOnline3Coleman

FIN 620 Cases in Finance

Designed to train the student in the many ways of thinking about corporate financial problems. The cases provide the basis for class discussions on the approach to financial problem solving.

Prerequisite(s): MBA 616 or equivalent

12/28/17 - 1/19/18 67177Distance TBAOnline3Lashgari

Management

MGT 310 Managing Organizational Behavior

To manage in the global marketplace, students learn about responding to changing environmental events by establishing management systems that are effective, efficient and adaptive. Students are responsible for setting goals and strategies, organizing diverse teams, leading and motivating members, and improving performance, as well as understanding the consequences of these actions on human behavior.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of 40 credits.

12/28/17 - 1/19/1867238Distance LearningTBAOnline3Campbell

MGT 320 Operations Management

An introduction to the concepts, principles, problems, and practices of operations management in both manufacturing and service organizations. Topics such as operations strategy, facilities design, operations planning and control, quality and productivity, and project management will be covered.

Prerequisite(s): QNT 230 and MGT 310 (may be taken concurrently)

12/28/17 - 1/19/1867224Distance LearningTBAOnline3Knight
12/28/17 - 1/19/1867225Distance LearningTBAOnline3Knight

MGT 360 Developing Management Skills

The demands of business today require a range of decision-making and team-leadership skills. Topics include conflict management, creativity, communication, giving professional presentations, problem solving, group roles, power, and team dynamics. Students practice, assess, and reflect on their skills as potential managers, learning their strengths and weaknesses in these key areas.

Prerequisite(s): MGT 310 or permission of instructor.

1/3/18 - 1/19/1867352Distance LearningTBAOnline3Koji

MGT 725 Training in Organization

This course is a guide in the assessment, design, delivery, and evaluation of training programs in business and industry. Practical emphasis is on the development of a training program; including needs assessments and supportive evaluation instruments, program instructional design, and delivery and facilitation of the program. Topics include adult learning theory, the use of instructional material, the role training plays in organizations, and facilitation skills. Emphasis is also on the impact such activities have on the organization and the individual employee. Students learn about the potential for information technologies-such as computer-based training, the Internet, and electronic performance systems-on training program delivery and program administration.

Prerequisites: MGT 701 and MBA 710, or permission of instructor.

1/3/18 - 1/19/1867178M-R5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.A 4253Braithwaite

MGT 740 Conflict Management

An examination of conceptual models of human conflict in interpersonal, intragroup, and intergroup situations. Emphasizes development of practical skills in resolving conflict both as a principal actor in the conflictual relationship and as a third party.

Prerequisite(s): MBA 710 or permission of instructor.

1/5/1867248F 1/55:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. A 4260Rogers
1/6/18 - 1/14/1867248Sa-Su 1/6-1/14Sa-Su 8:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.A 4263Rogers

Marketing

MKT 310 Introduction to Marketing

This course examines the dynamics of marketing and its important role in today's society. In addition to discussing marketing functions, marketing organizations, marketing research and other key dimensions of marketing, the course will address cultural, social, ethical, legal and international aspects of the field. Case studies and examples of business and nonbusiness organizations will be discussed.

Prerequisite(s): EC 110 and 211 for Barney students, or EC 101 for non-Barney students

12/28/17 - 1/19/1867174M-R1:00 PM-4:00 PMA 4233Canedy

MKT 350 Multinational Marketing

An applied introduction to concepts of international marketing management with an emphasis on development of global and regional marketing programs, entry strategies and the importance of understanding economic, sociocultural differences and other environmental forces.

Prerequisite(s): MKT 310

12/28/17 - 1/19/1867225Distance LearningTBAOnline3Roth
1/2/1767225Tuesday10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.A 113d3Roth

MKT 650 Global Marketing

Examines specific marketing management issues that arise when entering overseas markets and when conducting marketing operations on an international, as compared to a domestic, scale. The course will emphasize problems of identifying and evaluating market opportunities abroad, developing marketing strategies adapted to specific national or world zone needs, and constraints and coordinating strategies in world markets. Stress is on strategic issues of multinational marketing. 

Prerequisite(s): MBA 618

12/28/17 - 1/19/1867226Distance LearningTBAOnline3Roth

MKT 659 Marketing Communications

Regardless of size or industry, companies require a keen awareness of their market environment to gain the competitive edge. Understanding the needs, goals, and objectives of customers, suppliers, and competitors, as well as being able to identify emerging technology developments and political and regulatory issues, is critical for success in today's dynamic business environment. This course focuses on the tools necessary for companies to effectively collect, process, and analyze these market forces in an ethical manner.

Prerequisite(s): MBA 618 or permission of instructor.

12/28/17 - 1/19/1867227Distance LearningTBAOnline3McBrien