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BS Business with Emphasis in HR Management Course Descriptions

Acc 201 – Principles of Accounting I (3 credit hours) 
An introduction to financial accounting that explains the accounting principles and procedures used to record and report economic events of a business entity. Financial accounting focuses on the preparation of accounting information for users outside the business entity.

Acc 202 – Principles of Accounting II (3 credit hours)
A continuation of the introduction to financial accounting principles and an introduction to managerial accounting. Managerial accounting focuses on the preparation and use of ac- counting information by management. Prerequisite: Acc 201.

BAd 103 – Introduction to Software Applications (3 credit hours) 
Survey of the Windows operating system and business software applications, including word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database software. Fulfills computer competency for Business or Accounting majors.

BAd 301 – Business Law (3 credit hours)
A basic course dealing with the history and operation of the law, the law of contracts, and some description of other important segments of law useful to business students. Prerequisite: Junior status or permission.

BAd 318 – Business Statistics (3 credit hours) 
Fundamental concepts and methods of statistics covering frequency distributions, measures of central tendency and dispersion, probability, probability distributions, sampling, estimation, statistical quality control, quantitative decision making, hypothesis testing, correlation analysis, regression analysis, and non-parametric statistics. Prerequisite: Mth 113 or equivalent.

BAd 405 – Management Information Systems (3 credit hours) 
Examination of information needs of a business and how to plan, design, and implement a system to meet those needs. Prerequisite: Senior status.

BAd 499 – Business Policy (3 credit hours) 
A capstone case course with an emphasis on integrating the various functional areas of business. As cases are discussed, consideration is given to topics such as decision making, strategic planning, and organization theory. Prerequisites: Senior status, Fin 308, Mgt 306, and Mkt 307.

Eco 201 – Economic Concepts I (Macroeconomics) (3 credit hours) 
An introduction to the functions of an economic system with an emphasis on income determination and government policy.

Eco 202 – Economic Concepts II (Microeconomics) (3 credit hours) 
An introduction to the functions of an economic system with an emphasis on decision- making by individuals and firms in a market economy.

Fin 308 – Financial Concepts (3 credit hours) 
An introduction to the basic principles, concepts and analytical techniques of finance. Major topics include financial analysis and planning, working capital management, capital budgeting, cost of capital, and sources of capital. Prerequisites: Acc 201; BAd 103, 311; Eco 201 and 202.

Mgt 306 – Management Concepts (3 credit hours) 
The study of principles of management focused around a central core of planning, organizing, directing, controlling, and staffing. Prerequisite: Sophomore status.

Mkt 307 – Marketing Concepts (3 credit hours) 
The study of the principles of marketing around the themes of product, price, place, and promotion. Prerequisite: Sophomore status.

Mgt 308 – Organizational Behavior (3 credit hours)
This course explores the field of organizational behavior from both internal and external perspectives. Key areas include organizational processes, change and development, organizational structures, and outcomes. Organizational theory will be highlighted so that learning can be applied to real world settings and situations. Prerequisite: Mgt 306.

Mgt 315 Personnel/Human Resource Management (3 credit hours)
An introduction to the management of human resources in organizations, with emphasis on the role of human resource manager. The course focuses on job design, employee recruitment and selection, assessment and performance, compensation and benefits, legal constraints, retaining human resources, employee development, and employee-management relations. Prerequisite: Mgt 306.

Mgt 411 Labor-Management Relations (3 credit hours)
The study of the history of the labor movement in the United States, a survey of the legal framework involved with union/management relationships, and an understanding of the collective bargaining process. Prerequisite: Mgt 315.

Mgt 420 Seminar in Human Resource Management (3 credit hours)
A comprehensive course in human resource management with emphasis on the implementation of the latest methods and techniques of HRM programs. It focuses on current issues and changes in the field and their implications to the organization. Prerequisite: Mgt 315.