Study overseas in an approved international exchange or similar program. Repeatable four times. CR/NC only. Pre: consent of academic advisor.
Introduces modern tools for launching technology-based new ventures. Teams of students engage in term projects to learn design thinking, business model generation, product development, rapid prototyping, customer validation, and pitching to investors. ENGR and BUS majors only. Freshmen only. A-F only. (Spring only) (Cross-listed as ENGR 102)
Introduction to each of the functional areas of business. Intends to help students understand the interrelationships of business functional areas and the role of business in society. Stresses written communication in business. BUS majors only. Freshman or sophomore standing only. A-F only.
An interactive writing class stressing persuasive writing in the context of memos, letters, and business reports. A-F only. Pre: ACC 200 or ACC 201, and ENG 100. Students may not earn credit for both BUS 209 and ENG 209.
Problem recognition and formulation; stress on cross-disciplinary complex problem solving and communication; computer intensive. Coverage of descriptive statistics, probability and hypothesis testing with emphasis on quality, productivity, and regression analysis. Must be taken in first semester of BBA program.
Skills and strategies for using information resources applied to local and global business issues; advanced skills in computer-based analytical techniques and information management; impact of information technology on business operations and business strategies. Must be taken in first semester of BBA program. Pre: ICS 101, or LTEC 112 and 113, or equivalent, or consent.
Concepts, problems, and opportunities in marketing within its competitive, political-legal, economic, social and global environments. Social responsibility and ethics. Marketing research. Consumer and businessto-business segmentation and positioning. Strategic marketing planning. Students may not earn credit for BUS 312 and TIM 304.
Introduction to the theory and practice of financial management: analysis and decision making for asset management, capital budgeting, capital structure, and dividend policy. Prerequisite for all other finance courses. Pre: ACC 201, and ACC 200 or ACC 202, ECON 130 and ECON 131; or consent.
Analysis of theories and concepts underlying domestic and global organizational management, including behavioral and personnel issues. Emphasis on leadership, team-work, cultural differences in the Asia Pacific region. Prerequisite to all other advanced management courses. Students may not receive credit for BUS 315 and TIM 303. Pre: PSY 100 or SOC 100.
Applications of strategy to domestic and global business problems using an interdisciplinary approach. Emphasis on AsiaPacific business, assessment of risk, integration of all business core disciplines. Extensive writing expected. Pre: all core courses and graduating senior standing.
Study abroad experience emphasizing international business issues. Content varies with courses taught; (C) accounting; (D) management of informational systems; (F) finance; (G) management; (I) international business; (K) marketing; (M) human resources; (R) real estate. Each alpha repeatable three times, up to 12 credits. Pre: consent.
On-the-job experience in the business community. Term paper and meetings with faculty advisor required. (D) MIS; (F) finance; (G) management; (I) international business; (K) marketing; (M) human resource management; (R) real estate. CR/NC only. Repeatable one time. Pre: consent and RE 300 for (R) only.
Analysis of business environment and business issues through study of businesses, governmental entities, and nongovernmental organizations in specific geographic areas in non-U.S. settings. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: consent. (Summer only)
Analysis of business environment and business issues through study and direct observation of businesses, governmental entities, and non-governmental organizations in non-U.S. settings. Involves group travel to selected international business cities. Travel sites will vary. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: 475 and consent. (Summer only)
Analysis of selected key industries of Asian countries: business/ economic trends, shifting product mix, technological changes, joint ventures, international competition, and productivity strategy, including contrasting management styles, worker/management relationships, and decision-making processes under different cultural settings. Industry observations conducted in Asian countries for three weeks during the summer. Pre: 6 credit hours of economics or business, PAMI participant; or consent.
Enrollment required for degree completion. Repeatable unlimited times. Pre: master’s Plan B or C candidate and consent.
Professional development course designed to focus and improve the career development and leadership skills of MBA students. Students learn from guest speakers through site visits, intensive workshops, and hands-on experience. MBA students only or advisor approval. No grading.
Data analytical and statistical tools for the MBA with emphasis on descriptive and predictive quantitative analytical methods, including time series and regression. Completing an additional six contacthour tutorial will be required and incorporated into the class schedule. MBA students only or advisor approval. A-F only.
Applications of micro- and macro-economic principles to managerial decisions. Microeconomic focuses on economic foundations of business strategies. Macroeconomics focuses on the external economic environment including regulatory and international trends and issues. Admission to MBA program. Complete an additional 3 contacthour tutorial will be required and incorporated into the class schedule. MBA students only or advisor approval. A-F only. (Fall only)
Statistical tools for the MBA with emphasis on quality control, time series, and forecasting using regression. A-F only. Corequisite: 622.
Microeconomic principles that provide structure to solve managerial problems, and to suggest strategies for success. Evaluation of the microeconomic competitive environment in which organizations operate. A-F only. Co-requisite: 621.
Concepts and issues in marketing within the global environment of business. Ethical dimensions and social responsibilities; market research; consumer segmentation and positioning. Strategic marketing planning. MBA students only or advisor approval. A-F only.
Accounting tools for business professionals focusing on the role of accounting information in capital markets, managerial decision-making and corporate governance. A-F only. Completing an additional 12 contact-hour tutorial will be required and incorporated into the class schedule. With instructor approval, the tutorial requirement may be waived if student has successfully completed an accounting course (ex. ACC 200 or 201) or an approved online tutorial.
Practices, techniques, and tools for managing digital innovation in markets, firms, and enterprise systems through information technologies and applications. Repeatable unlimited times. MBA students only or advisor approval. A-F only. (Pre: 619 and 620 or consent. Spring only)
Personal leadership and communications development and the contributions of the behavioral sciences to understanding human behavior in organizations with a focus on leading organizations in times of change. MBA students only or advisor approval.
Important issues related to the external environment of business. This includes international trade and finance, regulatory environment, social impacts of business. A-F only. Pre: 622 or consent. Co-requisite: 628.
Assists students in developing an awareness of major ethical issues which affect business decisions, and encourages a socially responsible consideration of those issues and being able to express their views. A-F only.
Financial management theories and tools for business professionals; asset management; capital budgeting; capital structure and dividend policies. MBA students only or advisor approval. A-F only. Pre: 619, 620, and 624; or consent.
Theory, practices, techniques for managing information technology resources for innovation and for strategic advantage in global business environment. A-F only. Pre: 621 and 622. Co-requisite: 631.
Theory, practices, techniques for managing operations and supply chains for global integration of firms and organizations. A-F only. Pre: 621 and 622, or consent. Co-requisite: 630.
Integration of learning through analysis of comprehensive business problems, resolution of policy issues, and the study of competitive strategies in the international setting. Pre: MBA core courses completed or taken concurrently; or consent. MBA students only or advisor approval.
Study abroad experience emphasizing international business issues. Content varies depending on course of study and educational institution selected. Course qualifies as an international business elective(s). Repeatable one time. CR/NC only. Pre: business core or permission of academic advisor.
Analysis of the business environment and business issues through study of businesses, governmental entities, and/or non-governmental organizations in specific geographic areas, in non-U.S. settings. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: consent. (Summer only)
Analysis of the business environment and business issues through study and direct observation of businesses, governmental entities, and/or nongovernmental organizations in non-U.S. settings. Involves group travel to selected international business cities. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: 675 and consent. (Summer only)
Industry observations conducted entirely in Asian countries for three and a half weeks. A-F only. Pre: consent.
On-the-job experience in the business community. Project paper and meetings with faculty advisor required. A-F only. Repeatable one time. Pre: consent.
Final MBA requirement for those candidates not writing a thesis. Candidates will form consulting teams to perform a meaningful, strategic study for a client organization. Pre: 632 and at least 12 credits of MBA electives. MBA students only or advisor approval.
Outline (including methodology or sources, results expected and means of measurement) must be prepared by student and approved by supervisor and chair of graduate programs before registration. Repeatable up to 12 credits.
Required for Plan A candidates only; six credit hours required, one of which must be taken during semester in which degree is awarded. Repeatable unlimited times.
Analysis of current theories in international business; design research studies in areas of possible dissertation research through application of scientific method; includes formation of research questions and testable hypothesis, identification of data sources, and analysis. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: two graduate level courses (six credits) in statistics and methodology, or consent.
Covers research topics including research projects currently underway by Shidler College faculty, advanced PhD students, distinguished visiting faculty, and research contemplated by new PhD students. Repeatable unlimited times. CR/NC only. Pre: student status in PhD in business administration or consent.
Developing research and teaching skills in international business, preparation for teaching college-level courses in “international business,” give presentation on recent research in most selective business journals, integrating expectations of university teaching, research, and service. Repeatable unlimited times. CR/NC only. Pre: student status in PhD in business administration or consent.
Repeatable unlimited times. Pre: PhD student status in business administration or consent.