The courses below prepare students for the modern business world as well as for most MBA and accounting programs. The courses are continually updated to reflect modern practice in business education and the global arena. This department provides students with the practical tools as well theoretical knowledge needed to establish and manage a business.
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Major topics covered in the course are: the environment of accounting, debit/credit notation, adjusting and closing entries, accounting issues in a merchandise enterprise, design of an accounting system, internal control, current accounts, examination of different inventory methods, and valuation and depreciation issues related to non-current assets.
Major topics covered in this course are: Payroll accounting; GAAP; nature of a partnership, corporation; capital structure; nature of bonds, accrual versus cash, analysis of financial statements, managerial and cost accounting.
Major topics covered in this course are: torts (civil wrongs), contract and criminal law, fraud, contractual breach and remedy, intellectual property, computer law and computer crime. Methods of instruction include lecture, classroom exercises and case studies.
Major topics covered in the course are: development of HRM; strategic human resource planning; equal employment opportunity; analyzing and identifying jobs, selection in HRM; job assessment and compensation; employee rights; and history of the labor movement.
Major topics covered in the course are: the marketing concept; management imperatives; the role of marketing in strategic planning; forecasting, market structure, and segmentation; targeting, market segments, and product positioning; branding, packaging, advertising, and promotion; and pricing and distribution channels.
Major topics covered in the course are: elements of supply and demand; measuring national output; consumption and investment; government fiscal and monetary policy (FRB); income distribution and wealth; and inflation and unemployment.
Major topics covered in the course are: determination of output and price; theories of utility and demand; production cost analysis and marginal products; marginal costs; pricing input factors: land, resources, wages, salaries, and the labor market; competition – perfect and imperfect, oligopoly, monopoly, regulation, and anti trust policy; government policy and public choice, economic growth, international trade, and elements of risk and applied Game Theory.
Major topics covered in the course are: the importance of the firm to modern society, role and tasks of management; ethical issues and societal responsibility of the firm; decision making; international business; importance and process of planning; individual and group behavior; theories of motivation; control; managing for quality; leadership; and the impact of rapid change on managers and businesses.