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Courses - Summer 2019
BMGT
Business and Management Department Site
BMGT110
Introduction to the Business Value Chain
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: IE
Students are provided with an introduction to the business value chain with an emphasis on inter-organizational and intra-organizational coordination of core business processes. Emphasis is on cross-functional integration and the efficient and effective management of core processes with an emphasis on marketing, operations and supply chain management.
All course material is delivered online. In-class comprehensive final exam scheduled for Friday, August 23, 2019 at 6pm in Van Munching Hall.
BMGT220
Principles of Accounting I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Basic theory and techniques of contemporary financial accounting. Includes the accounting cycle and the preparation of financial statements for single owner and partnership forms of business organizations operating as service companies or merchandisers.
BMGT230
Business Statistics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSAR
Prerequisite: MATH113 or MATH115; or must have math eligibility of MATH120 or higher.
Restriction: Must not have completed ENCE302, ENME392, STAT400, BMGT231, or ENEE324.
Credit only granted for: BIOM301, BMGT230, CCJS200, ECON230, ECON321, EDMS451, GEOG306, GEOL351, GVPT422, INST314, JOUR405, PSYC200 or SOCY201. (These courses do not necessarily meet the same major requirements-check with your advisor to see which of these courses will count for your major).
Introductory course in probabilistic and statistical concepts including descriptive statistics, set-theoretic development of probability, the properties of discrete and continuous random variables, sampling theory, estimation, hypothesis testing, regression and decision theory and the application of these concepts to problem solving in business and management.
BMGT289I
Why Good Managers Make Bad Decisions
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: MS
GenEd: DSSP, SCIS
BMGT310
Intermediate Accounting I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT221.
Comprehensive analysis of financial accounting topics related to financial statement preparation and external reporting.
BMGT326
Accounting Systems
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT221; and (BMGT201 or BMGT301).
A study of accounting systems and computer and communications technology.
BMGT340
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT220; and (BMGT231 or BMGT230).
Topics include: the principles and practices involved in the organization, financing and rehabilitation of business enterprises; the various types of securities and their use in raising funds, apportioning income, risk and control; intercorporate relations; and new developments. Emphasis on solution of problems of financial policy faced by management.
Portions of this course will be offered online.
BMGT350
Marketing Principles and Organization
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Recommended: ECON200.
An introduction to the concepts and principles of marketing including the marketing of service and nonprofit organizations. Provides an overview of all the concepts in marketing including relationship marketing, product development, pricing, promotion, marketing research, consumer behavior, international marketing, distribution and internal marketing to employees.
BMGT357
(Perm Req)
Retailing and Marketing Internship
Credits: 3 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT350.
Restriction: Permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business; and must be in a major in BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Supervised work experience with a firm engaged in marketing goods or services. Students apply concepts learned in marketing classes and analyze the firm's organizational structure, environment and marketing strategy.
BMGT364
Managing People and Organizations
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
An introduction to selected aspects of human behavior in organizations generally known as organizational behavior (OB). This course is designed to help students develop systematic and fundamental understanding of people and their behaviors in organizations, as well as useful abilities and skills required to effectively and ethically manage various individual, interpersonal, group, and organization-level processes.
BMGT372
Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Supply chain management involves the coordination of suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers to ensure that products and services are available to the final consumer in a timely and cost-effective fashion. Logistics management is the subset of supply chain management dealing with the physical flows of product and includes such activities as transportation management, warehousing, materials handling, inventory management, and order fulfillment. Attention is paid to the logistics cost trade-offs within the firm and between members of the supply chain.
BMGT373
(Perm Req)
Supply Chain Management Internship
Credits: 3 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT370 or BMGT372.
Restriction: Permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Involves supervised work experience in supply chain management, logistics and/or transportation. Students will be expected to relate course material to work experience in an analysis of a firm's operations.
BMGT380
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Legal aspects of business relationships. Examination of torts and business crimes, contracts and agency. The law of personal property and bailment relationships. Survey of public policy issues.
BMGT386
(Perm Req)
General Business Internship
Credits: 3 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business; and must be in a major in BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Supervised work experience in business. Students will be expected to relate course material to work experience in an analysis of a firm's operations.
BMGT398
(Perm Req)
Individual Study in Business and Management
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
BMGT495
Strategic Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
CORE: CS
GenEd: DSSP
A case-based course where students learn to play the role of the "strategic manager" who defines the scope of its business operations and, within the chosen scope, how the firm will compete against rivals. This course focuses on how a firm can both formulate effective business-level and corporate-level strategies to achieve competitive advantage and earn above average profits.
BMGT828
(Perm Req)
Independent Study in Business and Management
Credits: 1 - 9
Grad Meth: Reg
By permission only of the Graduate Director.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
BMGT898
Pre-Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
BMGT899
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact Graduate Program Director to make arrangements.
Contact department for information to register for this course.