Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration

Careers in management are available in nearly every industry, offering diverse opportunities for job applicants with the right knowledge, skills, and credentials. If you are ready to advance your career in management, earning a bachelor’s degree in business administration at Kaplan University can prepare you for success in today’s competitive business environment.*

ExcelTrack

ExcelTrackTM Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Designed to advance progress based on your existing knowledge, ExcelTrack is a personalized, competency-based education that gives you more control over how you learn—getting you to the same degree faster, for less money. Note that degree pace and time and cost savings will vary by individual. Click here to learn more.

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration Program Highlights

Our Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program focuses on helping students become effective and efficient managers.*

Kaplan University business programs are accredited by ACBSP. Through our comprehensive online business administration degree curriculum, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop communication and critical thinking skills as well as technical competencies to become an effective business leader.
  • Gain a detailed understanding of business functions including human resources, marketing, operations, finance, and accounting.
  • Study group behavior to establish team-building and decision-making skills.
  • Complete a capstone course in which you will demonstrate your ability to apply the concepts learned to real-world business management scenarios.
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Our Tuition Cap Lowers the Cost of Your Education

At Kaplan University, we are constantly searching for ways to help students seek a brighter future, and that includes making sure our tuition costs are as low as possible. That is why we are introducing the Kaplan University Tuition Cap.

How it works: When you enroll in a participating Tuition Cap program at Kaplan University, your tuition will be capped, ensuring that you only pay a fixed amount for your education. Once you hit your cap, you will no longer have to make any payments for the rest of your education at Kaplan University, even if you have to retake a course, as long as you meet and maintain all enrollment requirements for the Kaplan University Tuition Cap program.

Why it helps: Not only will you know exactly how much your education will cost when you enroll, but our Tuition Cap will also help you save 33%* off the total cost of your tuition. It’s part of our promise to help make college education more accessible and more affordable. Click here for answers to commonly asked questions.

*Students in Maine can receive a 22% savings off the full tuition. Enrollees in programs eligible for Tuition Cap pricing will pay the same tuition cost per quarter credit hour and fees as for other undergraduate programs/enrollees plus $200 per-term administrative fee and other fees. The total cost of the program, though, will be capped, other than applicable background check and/or lab fees. Savings based on the difference between capped and non-capped programs for 180 or 90 credits for bachelor’s or associate’s degrees, respectively. Students who receive transfer credit typically study for significantly fewer terms and do not receive maximum savings. Contact an Admissions Advisor for details.

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Concentrations for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Concentrations allow you to personalize your education by focusing your elective choices on an area of study that best fits your desired career path.*

Concentrations include:

• Accelerated MBA Option
• Financial Analyst
• Human Resources
• Information Management Systems
• Investment
• Management
• Marketing

• New Media/Internet Marketing
• Project Management
• Procurement
• Real Estate
• Sales Management
• Supply Chain Management and Logistics
• Wealth Management

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a career focus area in human resources fully aligns with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.

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Fast Track Your MBA

Students enrolled in Kaplan University’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration can choose to complete the accelerated MBA option. Designed for high-potential undergraduate students interested in fast tracking their master’s degree, the accelerated MBA option is a grouping of eight undergraduate courses that students complete as part of the bachelor’s degree program.

If you successfully complete these courses with a minimum course grade, and have applied and been accepted to the Kaplan University Master of Business Administration program, you will have five of the graduate core courses waived and be allowed entry into a shortened version of the online MBA program. Qualification for the accelerated MBA option is subject to eligibility requirements. Please contact an Admissions Advisor for more information.

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Accreditation

Kaplan University business programs are accredited by ACBSP.

The human resources concentrations align with the Society for Human Resource Management's HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.

Higher Education at the Highest Standards

Kaplan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and committed to the highest standards. Our specific programs hold additional industry-relevant approvals and accreditations.

What are the Career Opportunities?

Whether you are preparing for entry-level management positions or want to advance in your current career, a bachelor's degree in business administration may help you qualify for management opportunities in a variety of fields such as marketing, finance, human resources, and accounting.* Successful completion of this bachelor’s in business administration program may also provide you with the academic foundation required to further your education beyond the baccalaureate level.

How Do I Get Started?

Kaplan University offers multiple start dates, giving you greater flexibility with your education, life, and work schedules. Certain start dates may not be available at all ground locations; speak with an advisor for additional information.

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Curriculum: Standard Track

  • Bachelor's Core

    Total Bachelor's Core Credits: 33

    Total Program Credits: 180

    • CM 107: COLLEGE COMPOSITION I Change

      Building on your existing writing strengths will help develop a foundation for a successful education and career. You will learn strategies to express yourself with confidence and communicate your ideas effectively in personal, academic, and professional situations.

      Credits:

      5

      Prerequisites Required:

      None

    • CM 220: COLLEGE COMPOSITION II Change

      This course helps students apply research and critical thinking skills to develop effective arguments. Students will create professional writings, incorporating post-draft revision strategies and working constructively with colleagues.

      Credits:

      5

      Prerequisites Required:

      None

    • CS 204: PROFESSIONAL PRESENCE Change

      This course introduces students to multidisciplinary techniques and concepts pertinent to lifelong career development and professionalism. Students explore career planning as a strategy and professionalism as a method in order to pursue employment interests and career goals. Concepts include various professional communication skills appropriate for the global workplace, interpersonal relationship management, professional behavior, financial decision making, marketability, and using proper technologies to manage professional identities. 

      Credits:

      3

      Prerequisites Required:

      None

    Choose Your Courses Below

    • MM 150: SURVEY OF MATHEMATICS Change

      Students will improve their background in mathematical concepts and skills utilizing real-world scenarios to solve math problems. Students will also enhance their own knowledge by demonstrating the ability to explain and interpret concepts, which is a valued skill in many fields. The topics may include sets, variables, measurement, and statistics.

      Credits:

      5

      Prerequisites Required:

      None

    • MM 212: COLLEGE ALGEBRA Change

      This course covers topics of algebra including linear functions, equations, and inequalities, systems of equations with two variables, polynomial functions, rational and radical equations and inequalities, exponential and logarithmic functions, ratios, proportions, variation, and graphing.

      Credits:

      5

      Prerequisites Required:

      None

    • HU 200: ARTS AND HUMANITIES—MODERN CREATIVE EXPRESSIONS Change

      As a human, you have the unique ability to appreciate beauty. This course will help you to discover human potential as expressed through the arts and humanities. In this course, you will evaluate the impact of creative expression on cultures by studying examples from the humanities disciplines. You will investigate how creative expressions broaden perspective. As an arts and humanities student, you will analyze forms of creative expression, and discover how to apply this new found insight to your career goals, community, and daily experience.

      Credits:

      5

      Prerequisites Required:

      Any college composition course

    • HU 245: ETHICS Change

      In this course, students develop sound ethical reasoning and judgment through the study of practical applications of ethical theories. Topics studied include ethics as it relates to business, health care, society, and the environment. Emphasis is on practical applications of ethical principles and analytical methods.

      Credits:

      5

      Prerequisites Required:

      Any college composition course

    • HU 250: HUMANITIES AND CULTURE Change

      In this course you will be introduced to the humanities through a survey of human social and cultural life in a global setting. By investigating the social, artistic, religious, and economic developments of countries throughout the world, you will better understand each country’s cultural identity as well as begin to appreciate cultural continuity and change as defining characteristics of the human experience.

      Credits:

      5

      Prerequisites Required:

      Any college composition course

    • SC 200: DISCOVERING SCIENCE—CURRENT ISSUES IN A CHANGING WORLD Change

      This course is designed to introduce students to some of the most important concepts in science including inheritance, energy, randomness, and measurement. In addition, the course will give students a chance to explore the human aspects of science: how people put science into practice, how societies think about scientific findings, and why science depends on ethical practices. Knowledge gained in the course will help inform further study in many disciplines and will help students better understand how science affects their personal and professional lives. 

      Credits:

      5

      Prerequisites Required:

      None

    • SC 235: GENERAL BIOLOGY I—HUMAN PERSPECTIVES Change

      In this introduction to biology, students will explore the living world of humans. The course emphasizes the processes of life from the molecular work of genes and proteins to human organ systems, all the way up to food webs and overpopulation. Practical applications of biology in everyday life are stressed throughout the course. No prior study of biology is required to enroll in this nonmajors course.

      Credits:

      5

      Prerequisites Required:

      None

    • SC 246: FUNDAMENTALS OF MICROBIOLOGY Change

      Fundamentals of Microbiology will review basic microbial cell structure, function, and genetics. The role of microorganisms and their effect on humans and the environment will also be explained. Aspects of medical and public health will be emphasized, as will bacterial and viral diseases, parasites, immunology, and epidemiology. Course material and labs are directly relevant to studies in health sciences, biological sciences, nursing, and genetics.

      Credits:

      5

      Prerequisites Required:

      None

    • SC 250: SCIENCE FOR EVERYDAY LIFE Change

      Science for Everyday Life is designed to help students recognize the importance of science as it impacts their daily lives in so many different ways. In this course, students will explore different rooms within a typical home and discover what role science plays as they investigate areas such as their kitchen and bathroom, the garden, and even the impact science has on their families and pets. The knowledge gained in this course will help garner a new appreciation for the science applications already around us and how to interpret the strengths and weaknesses of information streaming in from various sources.

      Credits:

      5

      Prerequisites Required:

      None

    • SS 211: THE 1960S—RESHAPING THE AMERICAN DREAM Change

      This course will take an in-depth look at the 1960s as a significant era in American history. Adopting multiple perspectives, we will explore the societal impact of such issues as the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the Vietnam War, the Countercultural, Civil Rights, and Feminist Movements, the advent of the birth control pill, and many others. Through exploring the music, political climate, and advancements in technology and medicine of this historical era, we will discover how our individual lives and society as a whole were forever changed.

      Credits:

      5

      Prerequisites Required:

      Any college composition course

    • SS 236: PEOPLE, POWER, AND POLITICS—AN INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN GOVERNMENT Change

      The purpose of this introductory-level American government course is to provide students with crucial knowledge about how government works and about how they, as individual citizens, fit within that system. Focus is on the rights and obligations of citizens under the democratic political system established under the U.S. Constitution; the branches and levels of government; and the role of the media. This fundamental knowledge combined with critical thinking skills will be valuable personally and professionally.

      Credits:

      5

      Prerequisites Required:

      Any college composition course

    • SS 250: THE TECHNOLOGICAL REVOLUTION—A SOCIAL SCIENTIFIC APPROACH Change

      This is a social science survey course that will examine science and technology from a variety of social science disciplines including sociology, psychology, history, political science, anthropology, and economics. The use of science and technology has been a driving force behind all of human history, and even more so today. This course will take an interactive approach to study the relationship between humanity and technology throughout time and across the globe. 

      Credits:

      5

      Prerequisites Required:

      Any college composition course

  • Major

    Total Major Credits: 88

    Total Program Credits: 180

    • BU 224: MICROECONOMICS Change

      Microeconomics is an introduction to economic principles that influence decisions of individual consumers and business managers. You will examine how the law of supply and demand is reflected in pricing and quantity decisions in a variety of market situations. Close attention will be paid to how a firm’s cost structure affects decisions regarding how much to produce, given a price in a perfectly competitive market situation, compared to pricing and quantity decisions in other market structures. Consideration will be given to how individuals’ concepts of cost versus benefit enter into their buying decisions. The impact of governmental attempts to modify market outcomes will be a special focus of the course.

      Credits:

      5

      Prerequisites Required:

      CM 220, MM 255, and one of the following: AB 113, AC 113, AB 114, or AC 114

    • MM 255: BUSINESS MATH AND STATISTICAL MEASURES Change

      In this course, the student will apply math skills and knowledge to solve financial problems and conduct statistical analyses. Through expert step-by-step guidance using sample problems and solutions related to banking, credit, basic finance, investments, and statistics, the student will also gain an understanding of financial instruments and terminology used in business. 

      Credits:

      5

      Prerequisites Required:

      MM 150 or higher
       

    • MT 140: INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT Change

      This course provides an introductory overview of management theory, management functions, organizational structure, daily management responsibilities, ethics, and current management tools and resources. Theoretical concepts will be illustrated with practical application to real-world management problems and scenarios. Implications for managing change within the context of a global economy and other dynamic environmental forces are also examined.

      Credits:

      5

      Prerequisites Required:

      None

    • MT 217: FINANCE Change

      This course covers basic financial concepts, principles, and techniques used in making corporate financial planning decisions. It provides students with the tools necessary for analyzing the time value of money, financial analysis and planning, the capital budgeting process and decisions, and long-term financing, and introduces international capital markets.

      Credits:

      5

      Prerequisites Required:

      AC 113 or AC 114, and MM 255 or equivalent

    • MT 219: MARKETING Change

      This is an introductory course emphasizing key concepts and issues underlying the modern practice of marketing. The use of marketing by an organization and the effects of marketing on society will be examined. Course content includes an overview of the general nature and role of marketing in the global environment, the marketing concept, buyer behavior, target marketing, and the internal environment in which marketing operates. The marketing mix is studied through the four main decision areas of products and services, distribution, promotion, and pricing.

      Credits:

      5

      Prerequisites Required:

      BU 224, CM 220, and MT 140

    • MM 305: BUSINESS STATISTICS AND QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS Change

      This course introduces the student to basic business statistics and quantitative analysis and their application in solving business problems. Through a combination of readings, practical application exercises, discussions, and use of computer software packages, the student will be provided with the introductory knowledge and the skills needed by managers to optimize the decision-making process.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      Students enrolled in a School of Business of Finance programs: MM 255; all other students: MM 207 or MM 255

    • MT 302: ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR Change

      This course explores human behavior in organizations. You will examine individual behavior, attitudes, personality, values, perception, and emotions and how these affect organization outcomes. The course also examines the theories, concepts, and application of motivation as well as the importance of stress management, professional ethics, and organizational culture. You will gain an understanding and appreciation for communication processes, channels, and styles. You will also gain a set of organizational design tools.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 140

    • MT 460: MANAGEMENT POLICY AND STRATEGY Change

      This course demonstrates how to create a strategic business plan and the policies that support it. Students learn how to craft, communicate, implement, and monitor a strategic plan, reformulating it as the need arises.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 355 or MT 450

    • 300/400 LEVEL: MARKETING COURSE Change

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      N/A

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    • MT 490: BACHELOR’S INTERNSHIP IN MANAGEMENT Change

      This course will provide you with practical work experience in a real-world environment. You will arrange an onsite internship working as a professional for a cooperating employer or a virtual internship with a Kaplan University participating organization. Both the onsite internship and virtual internship environments will provide practical, real-world experiences and mentoring from experienced professionals. This experience will help you develop professional competencies that are desirable in the career marketplace.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      Last term or permission from the Dean

    • MT 499: BACHELOR'S CAPSTONE IN MANAGEMENT Change

      This capstone course builds on the concepts of all the courses taken within the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and provides students with an opportunity to integrate their previous coursework in a meaningful review of their learning and to assess their level of mastery of the stated outcomes of their degree program.
       

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      Last term or permission from the Dean

    • BU 204: MACROECONOMICS Change

      Macroeconomics involves the theory, principles, and practices of economics that affect the national economy as a whole. Topics covered in this course include national income determination, economic growth, aggregate demand, aggregate supply, unemployment, inflation, the Federal Reserve system, monetary policy, fiscal policy, and global economies.

      Credits:

      5

      Prerequisites Required:

      BU 224

    • MT 220: GLOBAL BUSINESS Change

      This course gives students an overview of global business. Students receive an introduction to the terminology and the differences in political, economic, legal, and cultural systems across different nations and the risks and opportunities these represent to a global and international business. This course serves as an introduction to the factors involved in making strategic and ethical decisions in a global business environment. Hypothetical case scenarios are used to illustrate the reality of doing business globally.

      Credits:

      5

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 140

    • AC 113: ACCOUNTING FOR NONACCOUNTING MAJORS Change

      This course emphasizes the use of accounting by managers in a business environment. Topics covered include accounting concepts, internal control, current assets, noncurrent assets, liabilities, and equity. The course is specifically designed for nonaccounting majors, and emphasis is placed on accounting areas affecting business owners and managers.

      Credits:

      5

      Prerequisites Required:

      None

    • AC 114: ACCOUNTING I Change

      This course reviews the complete accounting cycle and the creation and management of accounting information for business entities. Particular emphasis will be placed on the fundamental principles and skills of the accounting profession, including recording of transactions, financial presentation of accounting data, and the uses of accounting information.

      Credits:

      5

      Prerequisites Required:

      None

    • MT 203: HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT Change

      In this course, students will examine the processes involved in human resources from a managerial perspective. Students will examine the functions of human resource management, including job analysis, staffing, performance appraisal, training and development, compensation, labor relations, and legal requirements.

      Credits:

      5

      Prerequisites Required:

      None

    • MT 209: SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Change

      In this course, students will enhance problem-solving skills and develop a practical understanding of small business management principles.

      Credits:

      5

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 140

    • LS 311: BUSINESS LAW Change

      This course introduces the fundamentals of the U.S. legal system as it applies to business in the contemporary global economy. Areas covered include the legal environment of business, torts and crimes, contracts, employment relations, and business organizations. The course will also look at the relationship between business and law in the context of current events that impact our communities.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      None

    • LS 312: ETHICS AND THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT Change

      This course explores the legal principles and ethical theories that relate to business situations. The course examines the ethics of a business decision as it relates to stakeholders. Topics include the foundations of moral development and ethical decision making, business ethics, corporate social responsibility, stakeholder management, and the legal principles that apply to ethics in business.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      None

    • MT 400: BUSINESS PROCESS MANAGEMENT Change

      This course examines Business Process Management (BPM) based on the 7FE model developed by Jeston and Nellis. The 7FE model proposes a comprehensive approach to BPM, starting from a strategic analysis of the effort, continuing through focused process analysis, improvement, implementation and sustainability of the benefits. Inputs, deliverables, critical steps and risks are examined throughout the course.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      Students enrolled in a School of Information Technology program: MM 212; all other students: MM 255 or equivalent 200-level math course

    • MT 435: OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT Change

      This course focuses on the importance of the operations function in organizations. You will examine the fundamental issues of facilities location, output planning, inventory control, scheduling, and quality control. The course emphasizes quality and its impact in securing a strategic advantage for manufacturing and service entities.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 302

    • MT 445: MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS Change

      This course examines the major economic factors that affect business decision making. This course will focus on microeconomics, macroeconomics, and international trade. Students will learn applications of economic principles.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      BU 204 or equivalent

    • MT 480: CORPORATE FINANCE Change

      Corporate Finance is an upper-level finance course designed to provide a framework for understanding and analyzing investment and financial decisions of corporations. A basic understanding of how financial assets are priced is necessary to understand how to make a good decision for the corporation.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 217

  • Electives

    Total Electives Credits: 59

    Total Program Credits: 180

Curriculum: Concentration

Concentration
Select a Concentration
  • Select a Concentration
  • Accelerated MBA Option
  • Financial Analysis Concentration
  • Human Resources Concentration
  • Information Systems Management Concentration
  • Investment Concentration
  • Management Concentration
  • Marketing Concentration
  • New Media/Internet Marketing Concentration
  • Procurement Concentration
  • Project Management Concentration
  • Real Estate Concentration
  • Sales Management Concentration
  • Supply Chain Management and Logistics Concentration
  • Wealth Management Concentration
  • Please Select a Concentration Above
  • Accelerated MBA Option

    Total Accelerated MBA Option Credits: 30

    Total Program Credits: 180

    • AC 301: INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING II Change

      This course covers accounting theory and practices associated with the acquisition, cost allocation, and disposal of property, plant, and equipment; intangible assets; current liabilities, contingencies, long-term liabilities; and investments.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      AC 300

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan. Students who do not possess prior learning credit comparable to AC 300: Intermediate Accounting I will need to complete the course beyond the minimum degree requirements.
    • HR 485: STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT Change

      This course focuses on the importance of a strategic approach to human resources. It looks at the elements that support these strategies as well as the factors that can affect them. You will explore how to effectively manage human resources to achieve organizational goals and advance the strategies of an organization.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 203 or enrollment in the Human Resources Postbaccalaureate Certificate

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan. Students who do not possess prior learning credit comparable to AC 300: Intermediate Accounting I will need to complete the course beyond the minimum degree requirements.
    • MT 445: MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS Change

      This course examines the major economic factors that affect business decision making. This course will focus on microeconomics, macroeconomics, and international trade. Students will learn applications of economic principles.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      BU 204 or equivalent

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan. Students who do not possess prior learning credit comparable to AC 300: Intermediate Accounting I will need to complete the course beyond the minimum degree requirements.
    • MT 450: MARKETING MANAGEMENT Change

      This course examines the concepts and principles involved in marketing analysis and implementation of the marketing strategy in consumer, industrial, and service organizations. It explains all the elements of the marketing mix, including product, price, promotion, and distribution. Students analyze the social forces and international aspects of marketing.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 219 or equivalent

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan. Students who do not possess prior learning credit comparable to AC 300: Intermediate Accounting I will need to complete the course beyond the minimum degree requirements.

    Choose one of the following:

    • MT 480: CORPORATE FINANCE Change

      Corporate Finance is an upper-level finance course designed to provide a framework for understanding and analyzing investment and financial decisions of corporations. A basic understanding of how financial assets are priced is necessary to understand how to make a good decision for the corporation.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 217

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan. Students who do not possess prior learning credit comparable to AC 300: Intermediate Accounting I will need to complete the course beyond the minimum degree requirements.
    • MT 482: FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS Change

      Financial Statement Analysis is designed to prepare you to analyze and utilize financial statements and valuation models to assess the value of a firm. The four key components of this course are: (1) financial ratio and cash flow analysis, (2) accounting analysis and valuation, (3) business strategy and valuation analysis, and (4) forecasting and risk analysis.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

       MT 217 or equivalent

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan. Students who do not possess prior learning credit comparable to AC 300: Intermediate Accounting I will need to complete the course beyond the minimum degree requirements.
  • Financial Analysis Concentration

    Total Financial Analysis Concentration Credits: 24

    Total Program Credits: 180

    • MT 445: MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS Change

      This course examines the major economic factors that affect business decision making. This course will focus on microeconomics, macroeconomics, and international trade. Students will learn applications of economic principles.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      BU 204 or equivalent

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 480: CORPORATE FINANCE Change

      Corporate Finance is an upper-level finance course designed to provide a framework for understanding and analyzing investment and financial decisions of corporations. A basic understanding of how financial assets are priced is necessary to understand how to make a good decision for the corporation.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 217

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 481: FINANCIAL MARKETS Change

      This course examines the various types of securities and the factors that influence their value, as well as the markets in which they are traded. You will focus on how these markets work with the corporate finance function.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      BU 204 or MT 220, and MT 217

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 482: FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS Change

      Financial Statement Analysis is designed to prepare you to analyze and utilize financial statements and valuation models to assess the value of a firm. The four key components of this course are: (1) financial ratio and cash flow analysis, (2) accounting analysis and valuation, (3) business strategy and valuation analysis, and (4) forecasting and risk analysis.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

       MT 217 or equivalent

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

  • Human Resources Concentration

    Total Human Resources Concentration Credits: 18

    Total Program Credits: 180

    • HR 410: EMPLOYEE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT Change

      This course focuses on issues related to employee training and employee development. Focus is given to how an organization’s business strategy provides guidance for employee training and development. In addition, each step in the development of a training and development program is reviewed: needs assessment, transfer of learning, program design, and program evaluation. Special attention is given to the use of technology in training and development, professional organizations involved with training and development, career and management development, and global dimensions of training and development.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 203 or enrollment in the Human Resources Postbaccalaureate Certificate

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan. This program is fully aligned with the HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates of the Society for Human Resource Management.
    • HR 420: EMPLOYMENT LAW Change

      This course focuses on the issues related to federal statutes that affect the human resources function. Among topics addressed are employment relationships and procedures, employment discrimination, and employment regulations. Some specific issues covered in the course are EEO, affirmative action, OSHA, employee privacy, and wrongful discharge.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 203 or enrollment in the Human Resources Postbaccalaureate Certificate

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan. This program is fully aligned with the HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates of the Society for Human Resource Management.

    Choose one of the following:

    • HR 435: COMPENSATION Change

      This course examines different methods for developing a compensation strategy and the use of compensation strategies for motivating and rewarding employee performance. Compensation and reward systems are important tools that are used to motivate employees and to gain employee commitment to a company's mission. Methods of determining the relative value of jobs, in relation to compensation, are also examined. This course covers how to assess and diagnose compensation issues and how to develop appropriate solutions. In addition, students analyze the role of the government and identify methods for managing compensation structures.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 203 or enrollment in the Human Resources Postbaccalaureate Certificate

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan. This program is fully aligned with the HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates of the Society for Human Resource Management.
    • HR 485: STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT Change

      This course focuses on the importance of a strategic approach to human resources. It looks at the elements that support these strategies as well as the factors that can affect them. You will explore how to effectively manage human resources to achieve organizational goals and advance the strategies of an organization.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 203 or enrollment in the Human Resources Postbaccalaureate Certificate

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan. This program is fully aligned with the HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates of the Society for Human Resource Management.
  • Information Systems Management Concentration

    Total Information Systems Management Concentration Credits: 24

    Total Program Credits: 180

    • IT 301: PROJECT MANAGEMENT I Change

      This course introduces you to the principles of project management. You will gain knowledge of the project management skills and processes needed to select, initiate, and plan a project. You will explore the project management knowledge areas. Topics include creating the project charter, developing project scope statements, creating the project schedule and budget, and risk planning.

      Dynamic Description:

      This course introduces students to the project management body of knowledge (PMBOK®) to understand the basics of project management development.  By the end of this course, you should be able to:

      • Select appropriate project management practices, tools, and methodologies for a given project.
      • Create a project plan.
      • Explain why ethics and integrity are important to the field of IT.
      • Practice global interconnectedness as it applies to your field of study.

      What's Next?

      Once you successfully complete this course you may consider taking IT 401: Project Management II. This course will expose you to advanced areas in project management.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      None

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • IT 402: IT CONSULTING SKILLS Change

      This course will introduce you to the theory and practice of IT consulting. You examine the processes and techniques associated with the consulting field. Business aptitude skills will be taught including communication, ethics, presentation, and leadership skills. Additionally, project definition and analysis, project planning, gathering user and project requirements, executing projects, time management, and the history of consulting will be examined. Through case studies, you prepare a project proposal and a persuasive presentation for an organization.

       Dynamic Description:

      This course covers how consulting is different from project management, providing historical context, and delving into management consulting; various processes; project definition and analysis; gathering requirements and data; executing projects; analysis strategy; decision-making; and time management in terms of project planning. There is also emphasis on leadership, communication, and presentation skills, all of which are crucial to consulting success.

      Sample Project:

      The Unit 3 assignment's case study examines a situation in which the analysis of wireless access point locations and purchases are contended by the client. Students must present the issue as an opportunity instead of a problem, determine what kind of objectives this opportunity then offers, and further explore how to work with the client.

      What's Next?

      Students should have honed their written communication and presentation skills for consulting through activities this course. This includes not only using the appropriate terminology and suitable software, but writing clearly and explaining complex situations to clients. The development of critical thinking and analysis skills in a variety of situations will make the student more adaptable in the consulting industry.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      200-level or above IT course; upper-level students only

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 300: MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS Change

      This course provides students with an understanding of the role of computer-based information systems in business organizations. It emphasizes management and the technical concepts essential to business application and management control of information systems. The course emphasizes the use of information systems to solve business problems and gain a competitive advantage. Students learn the planning, procedures, and controls used to secure and mitigate risks to information systems.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      100/200-level business course 

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 451: MANAGING TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION Change

      In this course, students will observe how business leaders manage the adoption and/or application of technological innovation. Students will be introduced to the technology adoption life cycle, several methods of technology forecasting, and the fostering/hindering effects of internal company culture. Finally, students will trace the technology life cycle of a specific technology of their own choosing, discuss how the innovation has affected business, and prepare a projection of its use in industry for the foreseeable future.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 219 or equivalent if enrolled in the Advanced Start Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree option

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

  • Investment Concentration

    Total Investment Concentration Credits: 24

    Total Program Credits: 180

    • MT 422: PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT Change

      This course examines methods of constructing and managing an investment portfolio of assets, including common stocks, corporate and government bonds, and alternative investments. Students study how to evaluate and select assets to include in the portfolio based on capital market expectations as well as how to utilize diversification and derivatives strategies to maintain portfolio risk within desired bounds.
       

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 480 and MT 483

      Career focus area courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 423: ASSET ALLOCATION AND RISK MANAGEMENT Change

      This course will provide you with the tools and knowledge to analyze asset allocation models to optimize returns and quantify risks. The course further investigates the large universe of indirect and direct investing, internal structures, and management of various types of investment portfolios. Various risk metrics and analysis models will be discussed and utilized to evaluate asset allocation, and market performance. You will gain a stronger understanding of the importance of asset allocation for investment returns, risk mitigation, and the role mutual funds play in the universe of investment products marketed to institutions and consumers. This course goes beyond the general investment or portfolio management course to focus more on investments and asset allocation methodology.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 480 and MT 483

      Career focus area courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 424: INTRODUCTION TO DERIVATIVES AND RISK MANAGEMENT Change

      This course provides students with an introduction to derivatives and risk management. Students will learn to identify risk and evaluate risk management techniques. The use of derivatives and risk management plans will also be covered. The course will also cover applicable regulations and limitation of mitigating risk.
       

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 480 and MT 483
       

      Career focus area courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 483: INVESTMENTS Change

      This course examines the principles and methods of investing in equity, fixed-income instruments, and derivatives. Students study types of investments, perform analysis of markets, and learn the mechanics of trading.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 217

      Career focus area courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

  • Management Concentration

    Total Management Concentration Credits: 24

    Total Program Credits: 180

    • HR 400: EMPLOYMENT AND STAFFING Change

      In this course, you will examine the human resource functions of employee recruitment, selection, and retention. The course focuses on building interviewing and employee selection skills and addresses the topics of attracting and retaining employees, recruitment methods, job analysis, employment testing, and background checks. The course also includes an overview of employment-related laws and covers techniques for employee orientation and onboarding.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 203 or enrollment in the Human Resources Postbaccalaureate Certificate

      Career focus area courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 340: CONFLICT MANAGEMENT AND TEAM DYNAMICS Change

      This course addresses team dynamics of organizations in an increasingly complex work environment. Group behavior, team building, and decision making are examined. Theories and issues of leadership as well as the implications of power, politics, and conflict in the workplace are discussed. There is an emphasis on the development of a better understanding of individual and group interactions and the components and styles of effective negotiation. A greater appreciation of organizational culture and diversity, and an understanding of managing change is applied to real-world scenarios.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 302

      Career focus area courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    Choose Your Courses Below

    • MT 355: MARKETING RESEARCH Change

      This course explores how an organization collects and interprets information about the marketplace to develop effective strategies. It covers the use of statistical and analytical techniques used to measure and predict consumer behavior, assist product and service developers, guide sales or service management decisions, and evaluate marketing initiatives. The use of the Internet in marketing research is an integral part of the course.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 219 or Department Chair approval

      Career focus area courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 450: MARKETING MANAGEMENT Change

      This course examines the concepts and principles involved in marketing analysis and implementation of the marketing strategy in consumer, industrial, and service organizations. It explains all the elements of the marketing mix, including product, price, promotion, and distribution. Students analyze the social forces and international aspects of marketing.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 219 or equivalent

      Career focus area courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 400: BUSINESS PROCESS MANAGEMENT Change

      This course examines Business Process Management (BPM) based on the 7FE model developed by Jeston and Nellis. The 7FE model proposes a comprehensive approach to BPM, starting from a strategic analysis of the effort, continuing through focused process analysis, improvement, implementation and sustainability of the benefits. Inputs, deliverables, critical steps and risks are examined throughout the course.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      Students enrolled in a School of Information Technology program: MM 212; all other students: MM 255 or equivalent 200-level math course

      Career focus area courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 435: OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT Change

      This course focuses on the importance of the operations function in organizations. You will examine the fundamental issues of facilities location, output planning, inventory control, scheduling, and quality control. The course emphasizes quality and its impact in securing a strategic advantage for manufacturing and service entities.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 302

      Career focus area courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

  • Marketing Concentration

    Total Marketing Concentration Credits: 24

    Total Program Credits: 180

    • MT 330: INTERNATIONAL MARKETING Change

      This course gives students an overview of international marketing. Students receive an introduction to the cultural, political/economic, and market differences encountered in the international marketplace. Students will become familiar with the governmental, nongovernmental, and quasigovernmental entities encountered in the international arena. Case studies and real-world scenarios will illustrate the nuances of marketing and the ethics involved on an international scale.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 219

      Career focus area courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 359: ADVERTISING, PROMOTION, PR—INTEGRATED MARKETING COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES Change

      This course looks at integrated marketing communications through a comprehensive plan that evaluates the strategic roles of general advertising, direct response, sales promotion, and public relations. It examines both established advertising media (print, radio, and television) and alternative and emerging medias (the Internet and beyond), focusing on how they influence communication strategies to manage demand and to sell products and services.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 219 or equivalent

      Career focus area courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 459: CONSUMER BEHAVIOR Change

      This course provides an overview of consumer behavior and explains how it impacts marketing strategy. It covers consumer research, market segmentation, and motivation, focusing on individual personality, perceptions, attitudes, and learning, as well as the influence of groups on consumer behavior. The consumer decision-making process is highlighted.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 219 or Department Chair approval

      Career focus area courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    Choose one of the following:

    • MT 355: MARKETING RESEARCH Change

      This course explores how an organization collects and interprets information about the marketplace to develop effective strategies. It covers the use of statistical and analytical techniques used to measure and predict consumer behavior, assist product and service developers, guide sales or service management decisions, and evaluate marketing initiatives. The use of the Internet in marketing research is an integral part of the course.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 219 or Department Chair approval

      Career focus area courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 450: MARKETING MANAGEMENT Change

      This course examines the concepts and principles involved in marketing analysis and implementation of the marketing strategy in consumer, industrial, and service organizations. It explains all the elements of the marketing mix, including product, price, promotion, and distribution. Students analyze the social forces and international aspects of marketing.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 219 or equivalent

      Career focus area courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

  • New Media/Internet Marketing Concentration

    Total New Media/Internet Marketing Concentration Credits: 24

    Total Program Credits: 180

    • MT 357: E-MARKETING Change

      This course provides an in-depth look at the way the Internet is changing the landscape for marketing goods and services in the global environment. Students will learn about the theory and practice of such concepts as “the cloud”, search engine algorithms, social media impact, developing a successful e-marketing strategy, and cyber security and the ethical considerations associated with e-marketing.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 219 or Department Chair approval

      Career focus area courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 358: SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING Change

      This course builds on e-marketing concepts focusing on social network marketing. It covers the rapid growth of social networks as a tool for marketing in the global environment. Students will learn about key social networking websites including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn®, and others. Additionally, students will learn about the theory and practice of utilizing social networks as part of the B2B and B2C marketing strategies as well as ethical considerations associated with social network marketing.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 219 or Department Chair approval

      Career focus area courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 359: ADVERTISING, PROMOTION, PR—INTEGRATED MARKETING COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES Change

      This course looks at integrated marketing communications through a comprehensive plan that evaluates the strategic roles of general advertising, direct response, sales promotion, and public relations. It examines both established advertising media (print, radio, and television) and alternative and emerging medias (the Internet and beyond), focusing on how they influence communication strategies to manage demand and to sell products and services.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 219 or equivalent

      Career focus area courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 450: MARKETING MANAGEMENT Change

      This course examines the concepts and principles involved in marketing analysis and implementation of the marketing strategy in consumer, industrial, and service organizations. It explains all the elements of the marketing mix, including product, price, promotion, and distribution. Students analyze the social forces and international aspects of marketing.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 219 or equivalent

      Career focus area courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

  • Procurement Concentration

    Total Procurement Concentration Credits: 24

    Total Program Credits: 180

    • MT 300: MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS Change

      This course provides students with an understanding of the role of computer-based information systems in business organizations. It emphasizes management and the technical concepts essential to business application and management control of information systems. The course emphasizes the use of information systems to solve business problems and gain a competitive advantage. Students learn the planning, procedures, and controls used to secure and mitigate risks to information systems.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      100/200-level business course 

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 435: OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT Change

      This course focuses on the importance of the operations function in organizations. You will examine the fundamental issues of facilities location, output planning, inventory control, scheduling, and quality control. The course emphasizes quality and its impact in securing a strategic advantage for manufacturing and service entities.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 302

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 475: QUALITY MANAGEMENT Change

      You will learn about the important field of quality management as an element of the professional business world. The course reviews various quality methodologies valuable to the success of an organization. Continuous improvement and the concept of processes as supporting elements of a quality program will be explored. Leadership, teamwork, performance measures, and quality tools will be applied to supply chain management, connecting quality management to another key area of business.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 302

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 482: FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS Change

      Financial Statement Analysis is designed to prepare you to analyze and utilize financial statements and valuation models to assess the value of a firm. The four key components of this course are: (1) financial ratio and cash flow analysis, (2) accounting analysis and valuation, (3) business strategy and valuation analysis, and (4) forecasting and risk analysis.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

       MT 217 or equivalent

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

  • Project Management Concentration

    Total Project Management Concentration Credits: 24

    Total Program Credits: 180

    • IT 301: PROJECT MANAGEMENT I Change

      This course introduces you to the principles of project management. You will gain knowledge of the project management skills and processes needed to select, initiate, and plan a project. You will explore the project management knowledge areas. Topics include creating the project charter, developing project scope statements, creating the project schedule and budget, and risk planning.

      Dynamic Description:

      This course introduces students to the project management body of knowledge (PMBOK®) to understand the basics of project management development.  By the end of this course, you should be able to:

      • Select appropriate project management practices, tools, and methodologies for a given project.
      • Create a project plan.
      • Explain why ethics and integrity are important to the field of IT.
      • Practice global interconnectedness as it applies to your field of study.

      What's Next?

      Once you successfully complete this course you may consider taking IT 401: Project Management II. This course will expose you to advanced areas in project management.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      None

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • IT 401: PROJECT MANAGEMENT II Change

      This course is the second of two project management courses and explores more advanced topics. Students will gain knowledge of the project management skills and processes needed to execute, control, and close a project. Topics include planning project resources, developing the project team, conducting procurements, measuring project performance, controlling work results, and applying professional responsibility.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      IT  301

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 400: BUSINESS PROCESS MANAGEMENT Change

      This course examines Business Process Management (BPM) based on the 7FE model developed by Jeston and Nellis. The 7FE model proposes a comprehensive approach to BPM, starting from a strategic analysis of the effort, continuing through focused process analysis, improvement, implementation and sustainability of the benefits. Inputs, deliverables, critical steps and risks are examined throughout the course.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      Students enrolled in a School of Information Technology program: MM 212; all other students: MM 255 or equivalent 200-level math course

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 475: QUALITY MANAGEMENT Change

      You will learn about the important field of quality management as an element of the professional business world. The course reviews various quality methodologies valuable to the success of an organization. Continuous improvement and the concept of processes as supporting elements of a quality program will be explored. Leadership, teamwork, performance measures, and quality tools will be applied to supply chain management, connecting quality management to another key area of business.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 302

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

  • Real Estate Concentration

    Total Real Estate Concentration Credits: 24

    Total Program Credits: 180

    • MT 361: FOUNDATIONS OF REAL ESTATE PRACTICE Change

      This course will address the foundational concepts necessary to prepare the business student for real estate specialization. Such topics as the real estate market environment, the sales process, product market analysis, legal and ethical considerations, industry customer service, and real estate appraisal and documentation will be examined. This course assists in preparing students for the national real estate or broker license exam.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      None

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 431: REAL ESTATE FINANCE AND ETHICS Change

      Students receive an overview of the financial and ethical considerations involved in real estate transactions. The financial markets and institutions currently supporting the industry are explored. Credit instruments and loan documentation will be reviewed along with the government’s control of the financial markets. Identification of the correct financing vehicle for specific real estate transactions will be practiced to assist in preparing students for the national real estate exam or broker license exam.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 361

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 432: REAL ESTATE LAW Change

      Through review of the various legal responsibilities of the real estate practitioner, contracts, and ethics, students will explore the legal foundations of real estate and brokerage ownership. Broker and sales agent liabilities, warranties, and appropriate documentation required for compliance in the field of real estate sales are stressed to assist in preparing students for the national real estate or broker license exam.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 361

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 453: PROFESSIONAL SELLING Change

      This course covers the broad spectrum of the principles and practices of selling. Students will learn about the theory and practice of concepts such as prospecting, probing, identifying client needs, negotiations, presenting and closing sales, and building relationships.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 219 or Department Chair approval

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

  • Sales Management Concentration

    Total Sales Management Concentration Credits: 24

    Total Program Credits: 180

    • MT 453: PROFESSIONAL SELLING Change

      This course covers the broad spectrum of the principles and practices of selling. Students will learn about the theory and practice of concepts such as prospecting, probing, identifying client needs, negotiations, presenting and closing sales, and building relationships.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 219 or Department Chair approval

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 355: MARKETING RESEARCH Change

      This course explores how an organization collects and interprets information about the marketplace to develop effective strategies. It covers the use of statistical and analytical techniques used to measure and predict consumer behavior, assist product and service developers, guide sales or service management decisions, and evaluate marketing initiatives. The use of the Internet in marketing research is an integral part of the course.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 219 or Department Chair approval

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 455: SALESFORCE MANAGEMENT Change

      This course focuses on the management of an organization's personal selling function. Recruiting, developing, motivating, and retaining a talented salesforce are essential to an enterprise's ability to compete. Through readings and other educational activities, students learn the tactical issues and strategies for developing the salesforce into an effective sales team, the fundamentals of strategic planning, the customer relationship aspects of personal selling, and how to evaluate and control personal selling activities.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 219 or Department Chair approval

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 459: CONSUMER BEHAVIOR Change

      This course provides an overview of consumer behavior and explains how it impacts marketing strategy. It covers consumer research, market segmentation, and motivation, focusing on individual personality, perceptions, attitudes, and learning, as well as the influence of groups on consumer behavior. The consumer decision-making process is highlighted.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 219 or Department Chair approval

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

  • Supply Chain Management and Logistics Concentration

    Total Supply Chain Management and Logistics Concentration Credits: 36

    Total Program Credits: 180

    • MT 433: GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT Change

      With the continuing globalization of industry, the practice of supply chain management has become a strategic and indispensable component for all firms, regardless of size. Even the smallest companies can contract with suppliers across the world to improve their standing in the crowded global marketplace. This course offers an overview of issues that surround global supply chain management. Topics include issues in supply and operations, integration, performance measurement, and use of technology in the supply chain.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MM 302

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 434: LOGISTICS AND DISTRIBUTION MANAGEMENT Change

      Success within the global supply chain depends on logistics and distribution management. Utilizing alignment with business strategy, logistics, and distribution professionals ensure customer value within the global pipeline. This course covers concepts of strategy, customer value, performance measures, risk management, and information flow within the logistics and distribution business professions.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 302

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 435: OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT Change

      This course focuses on the importance of the operations function in organizations. You will examine the fundamental issues of facilities location, output planning, inventory control, scheduling, and quality control. The course emphasizes quality and its impact in securing a strategic advantage for manufacturing and service entities.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 302

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 436: PURCHASING AND VENDOR MANAGEMENT Change

      The key to successful supply chain management is suppliers. This course focuses on the purchasing function and goes into detail regarding issues surrounding vendor management. Discussion begins with the purchasing process, procedures, and the strategic role of purchasing within the company. The course addresses supplier selection, supplier quality management, and worldwide procurement, concluding with topics surrounding strategic considerations.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MM 302

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 437: STRATEGIC WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT Change

      The modern supply chain relies on effective and efficient strategic warehouse management. Successful warehouse management leadership understands the complex constraints of the supply chain. This course covers concepts of inventory, transportation, sustainability, risk management, packaging and handling, and operations analysis within the operational warehousing environment of business.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 433, MT 434, and MT 436

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

    • MT 475: QUALITY MANAGEMENT Change

      You will learn about the important field of quality management as an element of the professional business world. The course reviews various quality methodologies valuable to the success of an organization. Continuous improvement and the concept of processes as supporting elements of a quality program will be explored. Leadership, teamwork, performance measures, and quality tools will be applied to supply chain management, connecting quality management to another key area of business.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 302

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

  • Wealth Management Concentration

    Total Wealth Management Concentration Credits: 30

    Total Program Credits: 180

    • MT 421: FINANCIAL PLANNING Change

      This course will review and evaluate various techniques, strategies, and concepts used in personal financial planning. You will learn how to identify financial planning needs, given life situations, and set a strategy using personal financial planning products available via the industry’s offerings. You will learn to create a personal financial plan to include strategies for investment, insurance, retirement, and estate planning. You will learn attributes of personal tax preparation, personal credit and loans, and mortgage loan products. This course includes content that will assist those interested in pursuing a career in financial planning.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 483

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

       

    • MT 426: PRINCIPLES OF RISK MANAGEMENT AND INSURANCE Change

      This course is a study of managing risk of individuals and companies. Risk management is a process that identifies loss exposure faced by individuals and organizations; students will understand how to select the most appropriate techniques for treating such exposures through the study of risk management principles and insurance, analyzing risk in society, and an introduction to insurance and risk, risk management, financial operations of insurers, government regulations of insurance, insurance contracts, life insurance contractual provisions, buying life insurance, and social insurance.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 453

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

       

    • MT 453: PROFESSIONAL SELLING Change

      This course covers the broad spectrum of the principles and practices of selling. Students will learn about the theory and practice of concepts such as prospecting, probing, identifying client needs, negotiations, presenting and closing sales, and building relationships.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 219 or Department Chair approval

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

       

    • MT 480: CORPORATE FINANCE Change

      Corporate Finance is an upper-level finance course designed to provide a framework for understanding and analyzing investment and financial decisions of corporations. A basic understanding of how financial assets are priced is necessary to understand how to make a good decision for the corporation.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 217

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

       

    • MT 483: INVESTMENTS Change

      This course examines the principles and methods of investing in equity, fixed-income instruments, and derivatives. Students study types of investments, perform analysis of markets, and learn the mechanics of trading.

      Credits:

      6

      Prerequisites Required:

      MT 217

      Concentration courses are completed within the open electives requirement of the degree plan.

       

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