Focuses on basic accounting concepts and the interpretation and utilization of accounting information. Emphasis is placed on analysis of financial statements and their use in managerial decision making.
ACC 1020 or ACC 1010 and Junior status or higher
Examines the fundamentals of corporate financial management through the use of accounting information. Specific topics include: financial statement analysis, valuation of and discounted cash flows involving the time value of money, valuation and structure of debt and equity capital both long- and short-term, working capital management, capital budgeting, and the risk-return relationship. All topics covered include the application and ethical implication on the decision-making role of financial managers in business organizations.
FIN 1010 or FIN 3010, Junior status or higher
Analyzes the firm as it expands globally. Emphasis is placed on the understanding and utilization of diversity and ethics in the development, operation and international expansion of the firm. Multicultural work environments, employment and labor issues, domestic and international law, global marketing, trade and finance will be examined. This course is exclusive to the Accelerated Bachelor of Business Administration degree programs.
ENG 1020, MGT 1010 and Senior status
Provides an introduction to employment law and labor law for a non-legal professional in human resource management and labor relations. An emphasis will be placed on employment, labor, and social issues in the work environment. This course is exclusive to the Accelerated Bachelor of Business Leadership program.
Senior status, ENG 1020, LAW 2110, MGT 1010
Covers the role of the marketing function in organizational operations with an emphasis on product/service promotion, placement, and pricing. Various marketing strategies will be evaluated. This course is exclusive to the Accelerated Bachelor of Business Administration degree program.
Senior status, ENG 1020, MGT 1010, MKT 1110
Focuses on the construction and implementation of a strategic plan, including the development of mission, strategy, goals, objectives, and plan of implementation and evaluation. This course is the capstone course and exclusive to the Accelerated Bachelor of Business Administration degree program.
BUS 3110, BUS 3710
Emphasizes academic writing by reading and thinking critically to strengthen essential communication skills through the use of the writing process. Various assignments focus on summary and response, analysis, and informative writing. Research practices and research writing in APA style are essential to the course.
Continues developing students' critical thinking and writing skills through reading and argumentative writing. Emphasizes academic writing to articulate the relationships among language, knowledge, and power. Various assignments focus on position, argument analysis, and argumentative proposal. Research practices and research writing in APA style are essential to the course.
Identifies and analyzes ethical situations in modern society. Examines the philosophical foundations for personal and professional ethics.
Examines the social construction of groups based on race, ethnicity and national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, and able-bodiedness. Sociological (as well as psychological, historical, economic, and anthropological) perspectives are applied to concepts such as prejudice, stereotyping, discrimination, racial and ethnic identity, racial formation, power and privilege, assimilation and pluralism, and tolerance. Emphasis is on increasing knowledge, personal awareness, and sensitivity.
Develops confidence and skill in many facets of oral communication. Students explore diverse topics and formats, using organization, research, and technology to deliver effective oral presentation.
Solves contemporary, real-world problems by mathematical reasoning utilizing concepts from algebra, finance, and statistics. Key topics include personal finance, mathematical models, functions and relations, dimensional analysis, statistical reasoning, and Euclidean geometry. This class focuses on quantitative literacy and the application of the above concepts in a variety of professional disciplines.
Solves contemporary, real-world problems by mathematical reasoning utilizing concepts from algebra, probability, and statistics. Key topics include equations, inequalities, graphs and functions; exponential, logarithmic, and quadratic models; counting methods, probability theory, normal distribution, correlation, regression, voting methods, and graph theory. This class focuses on quantitative literacy and the application of the above concepts in a variety of professional disciplines. MTH 1060 ? Quantitative Reasoning II satisfies the MTA Quantitative Reasoning Pathway.
Introduces elements of algebra including graphing, variable expressions, linear equations, polynomial operations and factoring, systems of equations, quadratic equations, rational equations, and functions.
Examines more advanced elements of algebra emphasizing the use of algebra and functions in problem solving and modeling. Key topics include functions, inverse functions, complex numbers, rational functions, logarithms, exponential functions, conic sections, sequences and series. Graphing is by recognition and transformation rather than by plotting points. MTH 1120 ? College Algebra II satisfies the MTA College Algebra Pathway.
Provides a psychological foundation for understanding human relations with applications to both personal and professional settings. Focus is on examining the basic dynamics of human relations, how social influences shape thought and behavior, effective strategies to improve human relations, and the importance of multicultural competency within human relations.
Provides a foundation of knowledge in psychology examining key topics related to understanding human thoughts and behavior. Topics include an exploration of factors that influence thoughts and behavior, psychology as a science, sensation/perception, motivation, emotion, memory, cognition, personality, as well as key figures, research, and theories within psychology. Applying concepts to real-life settings is a focus throughout the course.
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