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FIRST SESSION, 2017

NOTE: Prerequisite courses for all BUSI courses numbered 400-699 are ECON 101 and ECON 310 or 410. A minimum grade of C (not C minus) is required in each prerequisite course.

BUSI 107 Management Accounting (3). Elements of accounting for management planning, budgeting, and control. Emphasis is on management uses of accounting information.

BUSI 306H/ENEC 306H/490H Business and the Environment (3). MAYMESTER. Introduction to the methods for selecting management practices in business and industry in ways that optimize environmental quality and economic prosperity. Three lecture hours a week. ***Cancelled***

BUSI 401 Management & Corporate Communication (3). Open to Business majors. Writing- and speaking-intensive course that emphasizes professional communication. Provides opportunities to learn and apply the conventions and expectations for standard business documents and presentations. Features strategies for addressing informative, persuasive, and bad-news messages using a variety of media (print documents, electronic messages, and oral presentations).

BUSI 405 Leading and Managing: An Introduction to Organizational Behavior (3). An introduction to leading and managing in organizations.  Examines the impact of individual, group, and organizational factors on organizational performance and employee attitudes. Topics include leadership, perceptions, attitudes, motivation, group development, norms and cohesiveness, empowerment, conflict, negotiations, culture, structure, stress, innovation, and change.

BUSI 406 Marketing (3). Introduction to marketing with emphasis on the social and economic aspects of distribution, consumer problems, marketing functions and institutions, marketing methods, and policies.

BUSI 407 Financial Accounting (3). Students will acquire the tools to understand and analyze information presented in corporate financial statements.  Financial accounting results and projected results are utilized in virtually every segment of the business world.  Knowledge of financial accounting and analysis is necessary for managers, investors, bankers, financial analysts, and professional accountants.

BUSI 408 Corporate Finance (3). Prerequisites, BUSI 101 and ECON 101. Theoretical foundations of optimal financial policy. Problems and cases provide application of theory to financial decisions involving cash flow, capital structure, capital budgeting.

BUSI 410 Business Analytics (3). Prerequisite, STOR 155. While witnessing an explosion of data, most organizations tend to be awash with data but short on information.  This course exposes students to techniques that will help them impact on an organization’s strategy, planning, and operations, working on applications spanning a number of fields, including operations management, finance, and marketing.

BUSI 411 Strategic Management at the Business Level (1.5). Students analyze sources of competitive success in business organizations using case analysis and written reports to develop analytical reasoning skills for assessing forward looking opportunities for the company.  The emphasis is on industry analysis and organizational analysis and the development and management of firm-specific competencies for successful growth.

BUSI 490H ENEC/306H Business and the Environment (3). MAYMESTER. Introduction to the methods for selecting management practices in business and industry in ways that optimize environmental quality and economic prosperity. Three lecture hours a week.

BUSI 994 Doctoral Dissertation (Var.).

Master of Accounting Program – Registration by non-MAC students is restricted. For further information, please contact Amy Wittmayer, the Director of the MAC Program, at (919) 962-3593.

SECOND SESSION, 2017

NOTE: Prerequisite courses for all BUSI courses numbered 400-699 are ECON 101 and ECON 310 or 410. A minimum grade of C (not C minus) is required in each prerequisite course.

BUSI 403 Operations Management (3). Analysis of the operations functions in both manufacturing and service organizations. Formulating operational policies that improve efficiency and support high-level business strategy. Developing remedies that mitigate uncertainty and variability in operational processes.

BUSI 408 Corporate Finance (3). Prerequisites, BUSI 101 and ECON 101. Theoretical foundations of optimal financial policy. Problems and cases provide application of theory to financial decisions involving cash flow, capital structure, capital budgeting.

BUSI 411 Strategic Management at the Business Level (1.5). Students analyze sources of competitive success in business organizations using case analysis and written reports to develop analytical reasoning skills for assessing forward looking opportunities for the company.  The emphasis is on industry analysis and organizational analysis and the development and management of firm-specific competencies for successful growth. ***Cancelled***

BUSI 994 Doctoral Dissertation (Var.).

Master of Accounting Program – Registration by non-MAC students is restricted. For further information, please contact Amy Wittmayer, the Director of the MAC Program, at (919) 962-3593.