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Administrative Theory (MANAGMNT 331)
Focuses on the formal aspects of organization, structure, and design, and the relationship of these topics to such factors as technology, size, complexity, and environmental influences. Also, power, conflict, and politics within the context of formal organizations. (MANAGMNT 330 is a micro approach, focusing on individual and small groups; MANAGMNT 331 is a macro approach focusing on groups and organizations as a system in an environment.) Prerequisite: MANAGMNT 301. This 3 credit course is listed as MANAGMNT 331.
Advanced Corporate Finance (FINANCE 402)
Advanced Federal Tax Procedures (ACCOUNTG 572)
Concentration on the federal income taxation of corporations, partnerships, estates and trusts, gifts and estate taxes. Prerequisite: ACCOUNTG 371 and ACCOUNTG 321 or SCH-MGMT 521 or equivalents.
Auditing (ACCOUNTG 491B)
First part of course: conceptual in nature. Topics include nature of attest function, ethical and legal relationships of audits and types of audit reports. Second part: technical aspects of auditing including study and evaluation of internal control. Final part: statistical sampling and auditing in a computer environment. Prerequisite: ACCOUNTG 322.
Beverage Management (HT-MGT 356)
Introduction to wines, beers, and spirits. The identification of various types of beverages; their origin, production, and availability. Emphasis on the buying, pricing, control, storage, promotion, and selling of beverages in the hospitality industry. All students must be 21 years of age by the first day of class in order to participate. Proof of age will be required on the first day of class. This 3 credit course is listed as HT-MGT 356.
Business and Its Environment (MANAGMNT 365)
The social, political, technological, and ethical issues confronting contemporary managers and the modern corporation including business-government relations and corporate social responsibilities. This 3 credit course is listed as MANAGMNT 365.
Business Applications of Computers (ACCOUNTG 311)
Examines information systems from the perspective of the documents, processes, and controls that are needed to satisfy information requirements for financial statements, as well as the needs of decision makers within the firm. Manual systems introduced and transferred to various computer-based options. Prerequisite: SCH-MGMT 210 or OIM 210. This 3 credit course is listed as ACCOUNTG 311.
Casino Management (HT-MGT 317)
Examines the history and development of gaming, casino operations including slots, table games, sports and Internet betting, credit and casino accounting, casino hotels and casino foodservice, and the marketing of the core gaming products. A central focus will be on current trends as well as the primary management and financial elements unique to operating a casino. Prerequisite: HT-MGT 100. This 3 credit course is listed as HT-MGT 317.
Club Management (HT-MGT 336)
Exposure to club management enterprises that provide member services and resources. Includes the methods and issues of management of private country clubs, city clubs and unique membership clubs. Prerequisite: HT-MGT 100. This 3 credit course is listed as HT-MGT 336.
Contracts in Business Relationships (MANAGMNT 361)
Analysis of the nature and functions of contracts in law, including their uses in merchandising, intellectual property, secured transactions, and employment relationships. This 3 credit course is listed as MANAGMNT 361.
Convention Sales Management (HT-MGT 332)
The use of personnel selling in the hospitality and tourism context. Specific attention is given to the meetings and convention markets for hotels and other lodging facilities. The emphasis is on improving students' interpersonal communication skills and implementing the use of industry software. Prerequisite: MARKETNG 301. This 3 credit course is listed as HT-MGT 332.
Cost Accounting (ACCOUNTG 331)
Focus on the use of cost accounting information to help planning and control activities in a business enterprise. Topics include methods for determining the costs of products and services (includes job order, process, standard and activity based cost systems), for assessing product and project profitability, and for budgeting and monitoring costs and profits. Emphasis on usefulness and limitations of cost accounting information. Prerequisite: ACCOUNTG 222. This 3 credit course is listed as ACCOUNTG 331.
CPA Law (ACCOUNTG 491C)
A broad survey of legal problems encountered in business transactions; emphasis on implications to accountants and auditors.
Economics of Sport (SPORTMGT 485)
The use of economic analysis to analyze issues related to the sport industry. Topics include ticket pricing strategies, monopolization, players' labor markets, revenue-sharing, salary caps, competitive balance, and the subsidization of stadiums.
This 3 credit course is listed as SPORTMGT 485.
Entertainment Management (HT-MGT 397J)
An introduction to the entertainment industry for those students looking to pursue a career in the field of entertainment. Aim is to provide students with a basic understanding of the business of entertainment, focusing on the following segments: Film, Television, Radio, Theatre, Music, Travel/Tourism, and Sports. While the primary focus of the course is on the entertainment industry and how it relates to hospitality and tourism, students will also gain the tools to effectively manage and lead, organize, and market within the industry segments. Additional topics covered will include artist management, concert tour productions, publicity, contracts, branding, merchandising, trends and the internet. The course will also expose students to the social, economic and financial characteristics of the industry
Event Management (HT-MGT 334)
Introduction to the many functions of planning a meeting or event. Emphasis on project scheduling and planning an actual event including its inception, site selection, contract negotiations, selecting suppliers, obtaining sponsorships, and budgeting. This 3 credit course is listed as HT-MGT 334.
Federal Taxes (ACCOUNTG 371)
Federal income tax law; emphasis on individual returns. Topics include determination of income, exemptions, deductions, and credits. Problems and tax cases involving the use of tax forms. Prerequisite: ACCOUNTG 221. This 3 credit course is listed as ACCOUNTG 371.
Financial Modeling (FINANCE 304)
Application of financial models in the business environment. The use of computer-based spreadsheet and simulation packages in business analysis. Prerequisite: FINOPMGT/FINANCE 301. This 3 credit course is listed as FINANCE 304.
Financial Reporting I (ACCOUNTG 321)
Continuation of ACCOUNTG 221. Conceptual framework for accounting for a firm's reported assets. The nature of assets, their recognition, measurement, and disclosure. Motivations of management in choosing among acceptable accounting alternatives in each of these areas examined, along with the economic consequences of such choices. Prerequisite: ACCOUNTG 221. This 3 credit course is listed as ACCOUNTG 321.
Financial Reporting II (ACCOUNTG 322)
Continuation of ACCOUNTG 321. Conceptual framework for accounting for a firm's reported liabilities. The nature of liabilities, their recognition, measurement, and disclosure. Motivation of management in choosing among acceptable accounting alternatives in each of these areas, and the economic choices of such consequences. Prerequisite: ACCOUNTG 321. (Those who did not receive at least C should seriously consider taking that course over, prior to enrollment in ACCOUNTG 322.) This 3 credit course is listed as ACCOUNTG 322.
Financial Reporting III (SCH-MGMT 523)
The third course in the financial accounting sequence, providing a conceptual framework for accounting for the combination of firms into a single economic entity. Topics include business combination consolidation problems, and accounting for international operations by examining translation of foreign currency financial statements and accounting for foreign currency transactions. Also examines fund and not-for-profit accounting. Prerequisite: SCH-MGMT 322 or equivalent. This course is listed as SCH-MGMT 523.
Food Service Management (HT-MGT 350)
Management of both commercial and institutional food service operations. Includes: management by menu concept, site selection process, functional cycle of control (purchasing, receiving, storing, and issuing), production forecast and scheduling. Development of operational and financial food and beverage cost controls, including menu pricing, budgeting, and internal/external sales analyses. Prerequisite: HT-MGT 100. This 3 credit course is listed as HT-MGT 350.
Found. Sustainable Enterprise (MANAGMNT 366)
Examines current threats to the sustainability of the global economy, the environmental and social impacts of current business practices, and how both governmental regulations and for profit business initiatives are needed to address these issues. This 3 credit course is listed as MANAGMNT 366.
Hospitality and Tourism Law (HT-MGT 320)
Law as applied to hotel, food service establishments, and the travel industry; bailments, contracts, torts, regulations, insurance, and sanitation. This 3 credit course is listed as HT-MGT 320.
Hospitality Managerial Accounting (HT-MGT 370)
The use of accounting data for decision making in hospitality industries, including ratio analysis, costing, profit analysis, and seasonal forecasting. Prerequisite: ACCOUNTG 221. This 3 credit course is listed as HT-MGT 370.
Hospitality Market Management (HT-MGT 382)
Application of marketing fundamentals and techniques to the hospitality and tourism industries. Specific emphasis is given to using the marketing mix to develop effective marketing programs within the constraints of the external environment. Prerequisite: MARKETNG 301. This 3 credit course is listed as HT-MGT 382.
Human Resource Management (MANAGMNT 314)
Theory and practice of human resource management. Topics include: recruitment and hiring, training and development, compensation, motivation, and employee services. Current issues in equal employment opportunity. This 3 credit course is listed as MANAGMNT 314.
International Accounting (SCH-MGMT 582)
Examines issues associated with the globalization of business. Topics include international business and multinational strategy, major influences in developing accounting standards, comparative accounting practices, harmonization of international accounting standards, consolidated financial statements involving foreign subsidiaries, financial statement analysis involving foreign companies, and management, auditing, and tax issues in a global environment. Prerequisite: Accountg 321 or 521 and 322 or 522 or equivalent. This 3 credit course is listed as SCH-MGMT 582.
International Finance (FINANCE 405)
International Marketing (MARKETNG 437)
The cultural, economic, social, legal, political, or organizational forces that influence multinational marketing operations. Prerequisites: MARKETNG 301. This 3 credit course is listed as MARKETNG 437.
Internet Marketing (MARKETNG 455)
Explores the internet's impact on the marketing discipline and the effective use of this technology; the internet's effect on marketing strategy, consumer behavior, advertising, retailing, and distribution. Prerequisites: MARKETNG 301. This 3 credit course is listed as MARKETNG 455.
Introduction to Management Science (OIM 310)
The most frequently used methods in modeling and analyzing business and economic problems. The process of abstracting and model building, and the role of various types of models in description and decision making. This 3 credit class is listed as OIM 310.
Menu & Food Production Mgmt (HT-MGT 355)
Analysis of factors affecting food production and service in the food service industry emphasizing adherence to food quality and service. Evaluation of food products and commercial equipment. Planning and coordinating food production activities. This 3 credit course is listed as HT-MGT 355.
Mtg, Convention & Event Mgmt (HT-MGT 337)
Planning and programming large-scale special events and conferences. Developing goals, objectives, and evaluating techniques related to these events. This 3 credit course is listed as HT-MGT 337.
New Ventures (MANAGMNT 341)
Overview of entrepreneurship through case studies and readings. Analysis of risks and rewards of a business opportunity, the obstacles to be overcome in starting and managing a new venture, and the skills and resources required for success. This 3 credit course is listed as MANAGMNT 341.
Organizational Behavior (MANAGMNT 330)
Individual, interpersonal, and group behavior in an organizational context. Encourage a broadened awareness of one's own and others' behavior in managerial roles, while improving managerial skills. Prerequisite: MANAGMNT 301. This 3 credit course is listed as MANAGMNT 330.
Perspectives on Leadership (MANAGMNT 397F)
An overview of leadership theory, including definitions and assumptions, historical and contemporary theories, ethical dimensions, and the use of authority and power. Current issues and applications including leadership in the new millennium, cultural and gender-based perspectives, groups and teams, the changing global environment, and alternative approaches. Cases and examples will be used throughout, and students are encouraged to develop their own definition and approach to leadership. Prerequisite: MANAGMNT 301. This 3 credit course is listed as MANAGMNT 397F.
Product Strategy (MARKETNG 421)
Examination and analysis of factors pertinent to effective product-related decisions by marketing managers; emphasis on development of new products; management of existing product lines; product deletions, and organizational approaches to product management. Prerequisites: MARKETNG 301. This 3 credit course is listed as MARKETNG 421.
Prof. Ethics Contemp. Society (SCH-MGMT 350)
Professional ethics is examined from multiple perspectives such as the relevance of political and economic systems and the cultures of organizations and professions. Further, the significance of critical thinking and psychological influences (e.g., self-esteem) is examined. This 3 credit course is listed as SCH-MGMT 350.
Sales and Distribution Strategy (MARKETNG 425)
The role of marketing management in determining the place of personal selling and distribution in the marketing mix. The role of the sales manager in supervising the functions of recruiting, hiring, organizing and controlling the sales force. Various types of selling; emphasis on managerial functions. Discussion also includes the roles and functions of channel members. Prerequisites: MARKETNG 301. This 3 credit course is listed as MARKETNG 425.
Social Entrepreneurship (MANAGEMNT 491B)
Social entrepreneurship is the process of identifying, starting, and leading mission-driven business ventures in both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. This course is designed to illustrate how entrepreneurial thinking and sound management practice can promote and achieve social change. Topics focus on how core entrepreneurial skills — opportunity recognition, resource mobilization, and organization building — can be leveraged to address social needs. Students will explore this dynamic and growing area of management . This 3 credit course is listed as MANAGEMNT 491B.
Sport Marketing (SPORTMGT 321)
A study of basic marketing concepts with applications to sport organizations, both amateur and professional. Topics include promotions and public relations, sport consumer behavior, strategic market planning, marketing information management, marketing communications, and sponsorship. Prerequisite: MARKETNG 301. This 3 credit course is listed as SPORTMGT 321.
Systems (ACCOUNTG 312)
The systems analyst function: that interface between the users of the information system and the computer personnel. Systems theory and data base concepts; emphasis on the systems design, systems evaluation, anti-justification. Prerequisite: SCH-MGMT 210 or OIM 210. This 3 credit course is listed as ACCOUNTG 312.
Topics in Social Media (MARKETNG 491F)
This course is primarily for students who want to intensively move along the path of becoming expert in effectively leveraging social media in marketing; although, certainly, the skills learned in this course can be applied in other areas. We’ll explore the use of well-established social media tools, such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+, as well as emerging tools, such as Pinterest. In addition, we’ll study important topics, mechanisms and contexts, such as blogging, auto-analytics, inbound marketing, privacy (e.g., do not track), authenticity, return on investment (ROI), mobile, customer service, branding, promotion, etc.. This 3 credit course is listed as MARKETNG 491F.