ADM 400 - Introduction to Business
Introduces the study of business: examines the origins and development of American business, its place in a global economy, and its legal and ethical roles in modern society. Includes an overview of the functional areas of business such as finance, marketing, and organizational behavior. Designed for business majors as well as for students considering a major in business.
ADM 430 - Introduction to Business Statistics
The use of statistical methods for managerial decision making. Emphasis is on understanding concepts, including inferences from sample data and model formulation, as aids in decision-making. Lab: Using class-focused statistics problems, designed to provide opportunity to develop course-specific problem solving strategies; to adapt from mathematical to statistical thinking; to analyze and communicate significance and meaning of numerical outcomes; to develop course-specific test taking prowess. No credit for students who have received credit for BIOL 528; ADMN 420; EREC 525; HHS 540; MATH 639; MATH 644; PSYC 402; SOC 502.
ADM 532 - Introduction to Financial Accounting
Fundamental concepts of accounting and their impact on the business world and society as a whole. Emphasis on the recording of economic transactions, and preparation and analysis of financial statements. No credit for students who have had ACFI 501, 502, ADMN 502.
ADM 533 - Introduction to Managerial Accounting
Emphasizes how organizational managers use accounting information to support their functions of planning, control, and decision making. Examples taken from corporations, small business, and not-for-profit organizations. No credit for students who have received credit for ACFI 503, ADMN 503. Prereq: ADM 532.
ADM 601 - Financial Management
Study of investment, finance, and dividend decisions of the business firm. Topics include capital budgeting, designing and issuing securities, management of working capital and evaluating manager performance. Prereq: completion of Introductory Business Core or permission.
ADM 610 - Marketing Principles and Applications
Studies the process of planning and distributing goods and services to the marketplace. Topics include product planning, pricing, promotion, and distribution. Emphasis on the application of marketing principles to real world business cases. Prereq: ADM 400, ECN 412.
ADM 620 - Organizational Behavior
Applications of behavioral science concepts to work settings. Topics include worker incentives and perceptions toward work, group versus individual decision making, conflict resolution, interpersonal and leadership skills, and the study of other behaviors relevant to effective managing of a business organization. Prereq: Completion of Introductory Business Core or permission.
ADM 650 - Operations Management
Studies the operational issues and problems related to the design and implementation of an organization's production process. Topics include production planning and analysis, inventory and quality control, scheduling, and methods for evaluating production performance in both the goods and service sectors of the economy. Prereq: Completion of Introductory Business Core or permission.
ADM 675 - Special Topics Business Admn
Provides students with an opportunity to explore a topic in business administration such as marketing, management, finance, or accounting. Topics will vary. Barring duplication of subject, may be repeated for credit. Prereq: Completion of Introductory Business Core or permission.
ADM 685 - Applications in Business Management
Selected topics. Topics will vary. Barring duplication of subject, may be repeated for credit.
ADM 695 - Independent Study in the Political Economy of Business
Credits: 1.00 to 4.00
Independent study exploring a special topic emphasizing the political and economic context within which business decisions are made. Prereq: permission of instructor.
ADM 701 - Business, Government and Society
Examines relationships between business and its broader social, political and economic contexts. Topics include business ethics, social responsibilities, the impact of globalization, the impact of government policies, and how business influences government. Prereq: senior standing or permission. Writing intensive.
ADM 750 - Business Internship Seminar
A seminar course in which students report on and discuss their business internship experiences. Selected group readings and written and oral student presentations. Prereq: senior standing or permission.
ADM 760 - Applied Senior Project
An independent study research project involving an in-depth exploration into a business topic chosen in consultation with a faculty member. Designed for students with extensive prior work experience. Prereq: senior standing or permission.
ADM 770 - Special Topics Senior Seminar
In-depth exploration into the theoretical and applied aspects of a special business topic. Topics vary according to instructor. Prereq: senior standing or permission.