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With a wide variety of courses offered online, you can earn your degree when it’s convenient for you.

Management

MGMT 326. ORGANIZATION THEORY AND BEHAVIOR. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: junior standing.
Explores the nature of human behavior in organizations as well as the structural effects of change. Application to the management of human resources is provided. A conceptual foundation is applied to practical situations throughout the course.

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MGMT 423. BUSINESS AND SOCIETY. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: MGMT 326, senior standing.
Study of the interrelations between business and its external environment, focusing on the social, political and legal interactions. Review of critical managerial issues from historical, theoretical and ethical perspectives and their impact on organizations.

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MGMT 480. ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: MGMT 326.
This seminar examines the various leadership styles in organizations. Students investigate and develop leadership profiles of past, present and future leaders. Project teams develop a video profile and case of a specific organization.

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MGMT 490. DEPARTMENT SENIOR CAPSTONE. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: ACCT 251, ACCT 252, ACCT 261; DSCI 245, DSCI 346; ECON 200, ECON 201; ENGL 201; FINC 335; MATH 200; MGMT 326; MISC 311, MKTG 310; OPSM 330; MGMT 423 (may be taken concurrently); Computer Literacy I and II and admission to BAB.
Satisfies: a university graduation requirement–senior capstone.
See your major department advisor for the appropriate section number.

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Management Information Systems

MISC 311. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN BUSINESS. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: sophomore standing.
This course provides concepts of the alignment between rapidly changing Information Systems/Technology and business performance. Course content covers strategic, tactical, and operations level issues of Information Systems in organizations. Topics include business-driven information systems, decision-making support, e-business, ethics, security, infrastructure, and applications of commonly implemented spreadsheet modeling and database management systems to solve business problems.

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MISC 374. SPREADSHEET MODELING FOR BUSINESS APPLICATIONS. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: MISC 311 or CSCD 211 or permission of the instructor.
This course will explore advanced tools in Spreadsheet Modeling, including Pivot Tables, Advanced Functions, What-Ifs, Scenarios, Databases, and Data Analysis. Students will develop Excel skills to solve business problems.

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Marketing

MKTG 310. PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: junior standing.
An introduction to marketing. The marketing mix: Product offering, supply chain management, pricing, promotion, and introduction to buyer behavior.

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MKTG 414. RETAIL MANAGEMENT. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: MKTG 310.
A study of the strategies used by retailers as critical members of a supply chain. The relationships among store organization, human resource management, and the retail strategies used by various types of retail outlets are investigated. Merchandising policies (buying, selling, stock control and management), various control strategies, promotion, and public relations activities are also covered.

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MKTG 416. SALES FORCE MANAGEMENT. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: MKTG 310.
This course covers the concepts and theories associated with planning, organizing, evaluating, controlling, and managing a professional sales force.

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Mathematics

MATH 107. MATHEMATICAL REASONING. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: MTHD 104 or MTHD 106 or equivalent course, or an ALEKS score ≥41.
Satisfies: completion of this course with a grade ≥C satisfies the university proficiencies in mathematics.
The course explores sets, basic logic, truth tables, elementary probability, statistics and basic finance mathematics. The spirit of the course is one of reasoning and problem solving. This is a terminal course intended for students not taking any other mathematics courses for their program of study. This proficiency may be satisfied by examination.

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Music

MUSC 212. MUSIC IN ARTS AND CULTURE. 5 Credits.

Cross-listed: HUMN 212.
Satisfies: a BACR for humanities and arts.
This course is a survey with primary focus on Western classical music in terms of humanistic development with emphasis on musical style and structure and relations with the other arts.

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MUSC 213. AMERICAN POPULAR MUSIC: 1920 AND BEYOND. 5 Credits.

Satisfies: a BACR for humanities and arts.
MUSC 213 investigates the musical and cultural melting pot of American popular music from the early 20th Century to the present. Significant portions of the class will address the political, cultural and social impact of popular music’s evolution through the 20th and 21st centuries.

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MUSC 550. PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS IN MUSIC EDUCATION. 5 Credits.

Exploration of philosophical thinking in the field of music education, with emphasis on philosophical foundations for music learning and teaching.

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