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Offered by Department of Management
College of Business and Technology

BMGT Courses

BMGT 230 - Managing Diversity in Organizations - 3 hours
Prereq: none
This course covers the personal and managerial implications of cultural diversity within work groups. Underlying this course is the philosophy that the ability to work and manage effectively in a diverse workplace begins with developing a deeper understanding of other cultures. Sp.
BMGT 233 - Business Statistics - 3 hours
Prereq: MATH 102 (if necessary) or MATH 120* or MATH 123*
MATH 120* or MATH 123* are recommended. A study of basic statistical analysis of business and economic data demonstrating its use in making sound business decisions. F, Sp.
BMGT 301 - Principles of Management - 3 hours
Prereq: None
An integrated study of the functions of a manager: planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. An in-depth look at various management theories. F, Sp.
BMGT 314 - Operations Management - 3 hours
Prereq: BMGT 233* or equivalent
This course explores the transformation of materials, land, labor, and capital into goods and services. Quantitative management systems are applied to manufacturing and service processes. Students are expected to be computer literate. F, Sp.
BMGT 330 - International Management - 3 hours
Prereq: ECON 100 or ECON 271
This course provides an overview of many of the important concepts and issues facing managers in an international context. Fundamental management concepts (e.g., organizing, planning, leading, controlling) will be explored within a cross-cultural international environment with the goal of facilitating the effective management of organizations.
BMGT 334 - Intermediate Statistics - 3 hours
Prereq: BMGT 233* or equivalent
A continuation of the study of the application of statistical techniques to business situations that involves advanced topics such as multiple correlation and regression. A statistical computer package will be used. S.
BMGT 355 - Organizational Behavior - 3 hours
Prereq: Junior standing
This course is designed to develop an understanding of and appreciation for the complex interrelationships of people in formal organizations. The course focuses on both individual and group behavior, with emphases on motivation, leadership, conflict, and other aspects of organizational dynamics. Some sections use basic statistics and computer applications. F, Sp.
BMGT 370 - Small Business Management - 3 hours
Prereq: BACC 251*, BMKT 300
This course focuses on the operation of small business and the small business environment. This course deals with the topics related to personnel, government regulations of small business, advertising, sales promotion, accounting, forecasting, family ownership and other management related problems. F, Sp.
BMGT 380 - Human Resource Management - 3 hours
Prereq: none
This course introduces the student to the theory and practice of human resource management. Topics include recruitment, selection, and placement; training, development and performance management; compensation; equal opportunity and the legal environment; and strategic implication of HRM and its relationship with other organizational functional areas. F, Sp.
BMGT 410/810P - Compensation Management - 3 hours
Prereq: none
A study of the basic forms of financial compensation, including benefits packages. Principles of internal, external, and individual equity as determined by job evaluation, salary surveys, and performance evaluation comprise the core of this course. Prior completion of BMGT 380 is recommended. F.
BMGT 411/811P - Labor Relations - 3 hours
Prereq: none
A study of labor-management relations as defined by negotiated labor contracts. Topics include history of the labor movement, union structure and function, the negotiation process, and issues in labor relations. Prior completion of BMGT 380 is recommended. Sp.
BMGT 415/815P - Quality Management Concepts & Practice - 3 hours
Prereq: BMGT 233*
Overview of the concepts and techniques of quality management. Statistical tools; people element of quality management; philosophies and practices of quality experts discussed. Students will be expected to be computer literate. Sp.
BMGT 425 - Operations Research - 3 hours
Prereq: BMGT 233* or equivalent
Recent developments relating to business application of linear programming, simplex method, transportation method, post optimality analysis, game theory, utility theory, PERT-CPM, and queuing theory. Students will be expected to be computer literate. F.
BMGT 475 - Management Internship - 1-15 hours
Prereq: none
A work experience program planned for students preparing for employment in business, industry, government, or nonprofit organization. The learning situation is supervised by personnel within the selected entity. F, Sp, Su.
BMGT 485/885P - Seminar in Human Resource Management - 3 hours
Prereq: BMGT 380
Provides the student with an opportunity to study and research current issues in human resource management; course stresses an informal setting and open communications approach. Sp.
BMGT 489/889P - Business Consultantship - 3 hours
Prereq: senior standing and permission of the Department Chair
This course affords the student an opportunity to serve in a consultant capacity for an area business. In-depth business analysis is conducted by the student, and specific recommendations are reported to the management of the firm. F, Sp.
BMGT 490 - Seminar in Organizational Behavior - 3 hours
Prereq: BMGT 355
Provides the student an opportunity to study and research current issues in organizational behavior and to develop a futuristic philosophy of organizational management. F.
BMGT 493/893P - Social Responsibilities of Business: Issues and Ethics - 3 hours
Prereq: junior standing
A study of the societal challenge of business and organizations; how business and society interface; micro and macro publics of business and organization, environment, consumerism, employee rights, equality/diversity, international business and future corporate ethos. This course covers legal, ethical and social responsibility issues of business and organizations. F, Sp.
BMGT 494/894P - Entrepreneurship - 3 hours
Prereq: junior standing
This course explores the process of starting a business. The course investigates the process of generating promising ideas, considering franchise opportunities, forms of ownership, finding capital, and estimating market potential. The class is project oriented with each student participating in the development of a complete business plan. F, Sp.
BMGT 495 - Administrative Strategy and Policy - 3 hours
Prereq: senior standing
As the capstone course in business, the course is designed (1) to integrate the knowledge acquired in other courses in business administration, and (2) to emphasize analysis and decision-making. F, Sp.
BMGT 498 - Management Topics - 3 hours
Prereq: none
Selected topics and problems of current interest considered in depth. Class discussion and course projects. Topics vary each semester depending upon instructor. On demand.
BMGT 499 - Special Problems in Business - 1-3 hours
Prereq: Permission of Department Chair
Independent investigations of business problems. Topics to be investigated may be tailored to meet the needs of the student. F, Sp.

* This course is the immediate prerequisite. Other preparation is required prior to this immediate prerequisite.

14 May 2007