1 Management (MGMT)
3 MGMT 3312. 3 sem. hrs.
4 BEHAVIOR IN ORGANIZATIONS
5 Interactions of individuals and groups in work environments. Topics include decision making,
6 motivation, leadership, power, conflict, stress, and diversity. Other coverage includes
7 management functions and environmental constraints affecting managerial practice and
8 decisions. Prerequisite: BUSI 0011 and Junior standing or above.
10 MGMT 3315. 3 sem. hrs.
11 COMMUNICATING IN BUSINESS
12 A study of the fundamentals of effective communication in business and administration.
13 Emphasis is placed on the application of modern techniques to business writing, including
14 memos, letters and reports, and oral reporting. Prerequisites: BUSI 0011, MISY 2305 and Junior
15 standing or above.
17 MGMT 3320. 3 sem. hrs.
18 CONCEPTS OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
19 A study of the comprehensive set of managerial activities carried out in organizations to develop
20 and maintain a qualified workforce. Topics include the legal environment, human resource
21 planning, recruitment, selection, employee appraisal, compensation systems, and an introduction
22 to labor relations. Prerequisite: MGMT 3312 and Junior standing or above.
24 MGMT 3325. 3 sem. hrs.
25 INTRODUCTION TO QUALITY MANAGEMENT
26 The contributions of the masters in quality management are examined. Applications of concepts
27 in manufacturing and service organizations are presented. The class is managed by utilizing these
28 concepts. Prerequisite: Junior standing or above.
30 MGMT 3355. 3 sem. hrs.
31 ORGANIZATION CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT
32 An in-depth study of group and organization-wide interventions designed to improve the group
33 and organization’s ability to cope with change and manage continuous improvement. Emphasis
34 is on developing processes to improve group dynamics, organization-wide health and
35 effectiveness, and on a systems approach to diagnosing and solving problems. Prerequisites:
36 MGMT 3312 and Junior standing or above.
38 MGMT 3390. 3 sem. hrs.
39 TRAINING, DEVELOPMENT AND CAREER PLANNING
40 A study of the concepts and methods appropriate to the functions of training, career
41 development, and career planning. Students will learn self-assessment skills, job search
42 techniques, and will apply these learned skills and concepts to the design of a training program
43 and the development of a career plan. Prerequisites: MGMT 3312 and Junior standing or above.
1 MGMT 4305. 3 sem. hrs.
2 STAFFING AND DEVELOPMENT
3 A study of the concepts, methods, and problems encountered in the development, validation, and
4 utilization of employee recruitment, selection, training, and career development. Legal
5 defensibility, and organizational effectiveness of staffing and development will be discussed.
6 Prerequisites: ORMS 3310, MGMT 3320, or permission of instructor if taken as an elective, and
7 Junior standing or above.
9 MGMT 4310. 3 sem. hrs.
10 MANAGING DYSFUNCTIONAL WORKPLACE BEHAVIOR
11 This course focuses on conceptual content and skills that today’s managers can use to improve
12 the workplace environment and management of subordinate performance. More specifically, the
13 course focuses on the causes, consequences and management of many difficult employee
14 behaviors including aggression, violence, sexual harassment, sabotage, and theft. The material is
15 based upon previous coursework and extends student understanding of important topics
16 including motivation, discipline, leadership, group behavior, and performance management.
17 Prerequisites: MGMT 3312, 3320 and Junior standing or above.
19 MGMT 4315. 3 sem. hrs.
20 MULTINATIONAL MANAGEMENT
21 A study of management processes and their application across different cultural, economic and
22 legal environments. The course focuses on differences among values, beliefs, perceptions,
23 attitudes and behaviors across national and cultural boundaries that affect the employee work and
24 performance. Prerequisites: MGMT 3312, 3320, or permission of instructor if taken as an
25 elective, and Junior standing or above.
27 MGMT 4320. 3 sem. hrs.
28 LEADERSHIP AND MANAGERIAL EFFECTIVENESS
29 A chronological study of leadership models, styles, and practices highlighting the paradigm shift
30 from the industrial age to the information age. Focuses on the characteristics of leaders
31 important to effective leadership outcomes, cross-cultural skills essential for effective leadership
32 in international and culturally diverse settings, self-assessment and the development of a
33 personal leadership vision, and the strategic skills necessary for providing vision and strategic
34 direction of the organization. Prerequisites: MGMT 3312, 3320, 3355, or permission of
35 instructor if taken as an elective, and Junior standing or above.
37 MGMT 4330. 3 sem. hrs.
38 BUSINESS ETHICS
39 Historical and contemporary views of business as a social institution; focus is on the nature of
40 ethics and the utilization of codes of ethics. Prerequisite: Junior standing or above.
42 MGMT 4335. 3 sem. hrs.
43 COMPENSATION AND APPRAISAL SYSTEMS
44 A study of the issues involved in planning, processing and administering employee
45 compensation programs and performance appraisal systems. Topics include incentive pay,
46 executive compensation, fringe benefits, health and pension plans, methods of performance
1 appraisal and use of appraisals in compensation decisions. Prerequisites: MGMT 3320, or
2 permission of instructor if taken as an elective, and Junior standing or above.
4 MGMT 4340. 3 sem. hrs.
5 CRITICAL THINKING AND DECISION MAKING
6 This course integrates theory and practice in order to develop and accumulate problem solving
7 skills--the ability to analyze, think, perform, evaluate, and adapt to the changing needs of
8 organizations. Focuses on complex decision making processes, critical thinking skills and
9 creative problem solving techniques for the learning organization, motivation and coaching of
10 others, development of conflict resolution skills, and the management of stress and well-being.
11 Prerequisites: MGMT 3312, 3320, 3355, 4320, or permission of instructor if taken as an elective,
12 and Junior standing or above.
14 MGMT 4385. 3 sem. hrs.
15 HUMAN RESOURCE PLANNING
16 A study of the concepts important to human resource planning; both strategic planning and
17 budgetary planning will be discussed. The course will focus on developing skills necessary to
18 estimate and evaluate the costs of various human resource activities, and on decision-making
19 activities in a human resource management environment. Prerequisites: MGMT 3320, or
20 permission of instructor if taken as an elective, and Junior standing or above.
22 MGMT 4388. 3 sem. hrs.
23 ADMINISTRATIVE POLICY AND STRATEGY
24 Analytical process and methodology for policy-strategy formulation, approached as a multi-
25 level, integrative process. Analysis focused on integration of skills and competencies acquired
26 through the BBA program. Open only to business majors who are in their last semester or within
27 12 hours of graduation and have completed all other courses in the Business Core.
29 MGMT 4390. 1-3 sem. hrs.
30 CURRENT TOPICS IN MANAGEMENT
31 Selected topics for special study related to management functions, processes or issues. May be
32 repeated for credit when topics vary. Prerequisites: Junior standing or above, and others
33 depending on topic. Contact the Dean’s office for information.
35 MGMT 4396. 1-3 sem. hrs.
36 DIRECTED INDIVIDUAL STUDY
37 Individual supervised study and a final report. Prerequisites: permission of instructor, Junior
38 standing or above, and others depending on selected topic. Inquire at the Dean's office for
41 MGMT 4398. 3 sem. hrs.
42 INTERNSHIP IN MANAGEMENT
43 Supervised full-time or part-time, off-campus training in business or government organization.
44 Oral and written reports required. Prerequisites: management major, and Junior standing or
45 above. Students must apply to program and be accepted prior to registration. May not be
46 repeated for credit.