Oct 22, 2019  
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

Courses


 

Interior Design

  
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    INTD 4150 - Senior Thesis I


    (3) Credit Hours

    Part I of Senior Thesis project. Students locate a building and choose a topic for research that leads to the creation of a design program and preliminary drawings. Spring semester. Studio 5 hours. Prerequisite: INTD 4000 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed.

  
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    INTD 4151 - Senior Thesis II


    (1) Credit Hours

    Part II of Senior Thesis project. Students finalize a design project that meets the criteria set forth in the program developed in INTD 4150. The design project is a culmination of all their acquired knowledge, skills, processes and theories of interior design. The project requirements include construction documents and a formal oral and visual presentation. Spring semester. Studio 5 hours. Prerequisite: INTD 5150 or department head approval. Corequisite: INTD 4900.
  
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    INTD 4200 - Internship Preparation


    (3) Credit Hours

    Preparation for the required field internship including creation of resume, dossier, and portfolios. Fall semester. Prerequisite: INTD 3100 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed.
  
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    INTD 4210 - Business Practices


    (3) Credit Hours

    General characteristics of management terminology and procedures in the interior design field with a major emphasis placed on the ability to systematize and control the flow of operations, money, materials, and commitments. Spring semester. Prerequisite: INTD 4200 or department head approval.
  
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    INTD 4220 - Aging in the Built Environment


    (3) Credit Hours

    A critical examination of the interaction between the aging population and the “built” environment, including furnishings and finishes. On demand.
  
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    INTD 4900r - Internship


    (3) Credit Hours

    Directed field experience providing a full-time work experience that gives students a better understanding of the real Working environment. Prerequisite: INTD 4050, 4100, 4150, 4200 and 4210 or department head approval. Corequisite: INTD 4151.


     

  
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    INTD 4995r - Departmental Thesis


    (1-3) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Requires University Honors approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration.
  
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    INTD 4997r - Research


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Prerequisite: department head approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration.
  
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    INTD 4998r - Individual Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Prerequisite: department head approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration.
  
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    INTD 4999r - Group Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    On demand. Prerequisite: department head approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements.

Italian

  
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    ITAL 1010 - Elementary Italian I


    (4) Credit Hours

    Basic grammar, elementary reading, and conversation. On demand.
  
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    ITAL 1020 - Elementary Italian II


    (4) Credit Hours

    Basic grammar, elementary reading, and conversation. On demand. Prerequisite: ITAL 1010.


  
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    ITAL 1999r - Special Projects


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Individual or group projects. On demand. Maximum credit 4 hours. Prerequisite: department head approval.
  
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    ITAL 2110 - Intermediate Italian for Conversation I


    (3) Credit Hours

    Grammar review, intensive oral practice in Italian, limited readings. On demand. Prerequisites: ITAL 1010 and ITAL 1020 or 2 years high school Italian or department head approval.
  
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    ITAL 2120 - Intermediate Italian for Conversation II


    (3) Credit Hours

    Grammar review, intensive oral practice in Italian, limited readings. On demand. Prerequisites: ITAL 2110 or department head approval.
  
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    ITAL 4997r - Research


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Prerequisite: approval of department head. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration.
  
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    ITAL 4998r - Individual Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Prerequisite: approval of department head. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration.
  
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    ITAL 4999r - Group Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    On demand. Prerequisite: department head approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements.

Latin

  
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    LAT 1010 - Elementary Latin I


    (3) Credit Hours

    Elements of the language. Reading of Latin prose. Fall semester.
  
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    LAT 1020 - Elementary Latin II


    (3) Credit Hours

    Elements of the language. Reading of Latin prose. Spring semester. Prerequisite: LAT 1010 with a minimum grade of C or placement or department head approval.
  
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    LAT 1999r - Special Projects


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Individual or group projects. On demand. Prerequisite: department head approval. Maximum credit 4 hours.
  
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    LAT 2010 - Intermediate Latin I


    (3) Credit Hours

    A continuation of first year Latin with an intensive review of basic Latin grammar. Emphasis on attaining reading skills through select authors. Prerequisite: LAT 1020 with a minimum grade of C or placement or department head approval.
  
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    LAT 2020 - Intermediate Latin II


    (3) Credit Hours

    Selected readings from Latin authors. Prerequisite: LAT 2010 with a minimum grade of C or placement or department head approval.
  
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    LAT 3100 - Readings in Latin Literature


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of the development of Latin literature with selections from representative authors. On demand. Prerequisite: LAT 2020 or department head approval.
  
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    LAT 3120 - Latin Prose and Composition


    (3) Credit Hours

    On demand. Prerequisite: LAT 2020 or department head approval.
  
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    LAT 3500r - Latin Prose


    (3) Credit Hours

    Sallust, Caesar, Tacitus, Seneca, Cicero, and Petronius considered in different semesters. On demand. Prerequisite: LAT 2020 or department head approval.
  
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    LAT 3510r - Latin Poetry


    (3) Credit Hours

    Latin lyric poetry, Roman comedy, Latin satire, Horace, Vergil, and Lucretius considered in different semesters. On demand. Prerequisite: LAT 2020 or department head approval.
  
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    LAT 4250r - Special Topics in Latin Literature


    (2) Credit Hours

    Readings in a specific author, genre, or period. On demand. Prerequisite: any 3000-level Latin course or department head approval.
  
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    LAT 4995r - Departmental Thesis


    (1-3) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Requires University Honors approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration.
  
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    LAT 4997r - Research


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Prerequisite: department head approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration.
  
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    LAT 4998r - Individual Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Prerequisite: department head approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration.
  
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    LAT 4999r - Group Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    On demand. Prerequisite: department head approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements.

Legal Assistant Studies

  
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    LAS 1010 - Law and The Legal Assistant


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introduction to the study of law and the legal system the legal assistant in the legal system; an overview of the skills of the legal assistant including legal interviewing, investigating and professional ethics. Fall semester.
  
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    LAS 1700 - Introduction to Criminal Law


    (3) Credit Hours

    An overview of both substantive and procedural law related to the definitions, investigations, processing and punishment of crimes, providing students with an overall understanding of the articulation between law and the criminal justice system. It also reviews the historical foundations of criminal law, elements of crime, purposes and functions of law, limits of the law, and the function of law in American society.
  
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    LAS 1999r - Special Projects


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Individual or group projects. On demand. Prerequisite: department head approval.
  
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    LAS 2100 - Legal Research and Writing


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introduction to primary and secondary legal sources including federal and state court reports; legal digests and Shepard’s annotated law reports; federal administrative law; legal periodicals with indices; treatises and restatements; and research aids. Fall semester.
  
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    LAS 2200 - Real Property Law


    (3) Credit Hours

    Review of substantive law relating to real estate transactions. On demand.
  
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    LAS 2250 - Commercial Law


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introduction to the execution, validity and enforcement of contracts, mortgages, pledge assignments and other security devices. Overview of federal and state law regulating consumer credit and collection procedures. On demand.
  
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    LAS 2300 - Estate and Trust Law


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introduction of Tennessee substantive law of successions and dominions, including wills and estate administration. On demand.
  
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    LAS 2350 - Litigation I


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introduction and analysis of the litigation process in federal and state courts. Lectures are supplemented with drafting practice. Fall semester.
  
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    LAS 2400 - Business Organizations


    (3) Credit Hours

    Analysis of sole proprietorship, partnerships and corporations from a legal perspective. On demand.
  
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    LAS 2450 - Family Law


    (3) Credit Hours

    Review of substantive law relating to marriage, children and property. On demand.
  
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    LAS 2500 - Personal Injury Practice


    (3) Credit Hours

    An examination of tort, worker’s compensation and insurance law as it relates to personal injury. On demand. Prerequisite: LAS 2100 or department head approval.
  
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    LAS 3000 - Interviewing and Investigation


    (3) Credit Hours

    An in-depth study of principles, methods and investigative techniques utilized to locate, gather, document and disseminate information The emphasis will be on developing interviewing and investigating skills intended to prepare the legal assistant to communicate effectively. On demand.
  
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    LAS 3250 - Legal Aspects of Non-Profit Management


    (3) Credit Hours

    The course examines the emerging legal issues facing nonprofit agencies by studying pertinent constitutional, statutory and case law. Moreover, students will be exposed to case studies to assist them in connecting law and agency practice. Fall Semester. May also be registered as PANM 3250. No credit for both LAS 3250 and PANM 3250.
  
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    LAS 3500 - Law of Evidence


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introduction to the law of evidence in Federal and State (Tennessee) Courts including the purpose and construction; burden of proof; admissibility and presumptions; relevancy; privileges and hearsay. On demand. Prerequisite: LAS 2350 or department head approval.
  
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    LAS 3600 - Law Office Management and Computer Applications


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of the techniques and approaches for the efficient operation of a law office through the utilization of computer software programs. Fall semester. Prerequisites: LAS 1010 and CPSC 1000 or department head approval.
  
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    LAS 3900 - Advanced Legal Research and Writing


    (3) Credit Hours

    Utilization of traditional and computerized legal research methods in written assignments. Emphasis is on the analysis of fact situations, methods of effective research and use of legal materials in working practical problems; examination of basic and advanced search techniques using the major legal databases Lexis and Westlaw. Spring semester. Prerequisites: LAS 2100 and CPSC 1000 or department head approval.
  
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    LAS 4000 - Intellectual Property Law


    (3) Credit Hours

    The law of trademarks, copyrights, patents, and trade secrets including the search, selection, registration and transfer process. United States and International intellectual property laws discussed. On demand. Prerequisites: LAS 1010 and LAS 2250 or department head approval.
  
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    LAS 4010 - Constitutional Law


    (3) Credit Hours

    An examination of the leading constitutional principles pertaining to modern criminal procedure. Fall semester. Prerequisites: CRMJ 1100 or LAS 1010 or department head approval.
  
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    LAS 4060 - Juvenile Law


    (3) Credit Hours

    Statutory and case analysis of judicial decisions, substantive juvenile law and procedures significant to practices of various agencies in juvenile justice. Spring semester. Prerequisites: CRMJ 1100 or LAS 1010 or department head approval.
  
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    LAS 4100 - Employment Law


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of employer/employee law in the United States discussing the National Labor Relations Act, the Occupational Safety and Health Act, unfair labor practices, unions, strikes, discrimination, sexual harassment, and employee privacy. On demand. Prerequisites: LAS 1010 and LAS 2350 or department head approval.
  
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    LAS 4200 - Legal Issues in Health Care


    (3) Credit Hours

    Study of the laws applicable to health care including access to health care services, the organization of health care, medical malpractice, and current issues in the medical field. On demand. Prerequisites: LAS 1010 and LAS 2350 or department head approval.
  
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    LAS 4350 - Litigation II


    (3) Credit Hours

    Detailed analysis and practice of pretrial discovery, pretrial motions, evidence, trial preparation, assistance at trial motions and post-trial motions. Spring semester. Prerequisite: LAS 2350 or department head approval.
  
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    LAS 4700r - Legal Assistant Internship


    (3-6) Credit Hours

    Internship to give the student experience in a selected area of legal specialization under the supervision of an attorney. Students with credit for LAS 0010 may substitute 2 legal specialty courses for these hours. Students who have completed a prior legal assistant internship for credit hours may substitute 1 legal specialty course for 3 hours of LAS 4700. Students cannot exceed 6 hours of internship credit toward the degree. Every semester. Prerequisite: senior standing or department head approval.
  
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    LAS 4710 - Legal Ethics and Professionalism


    (3) Credit Hours

    An integrative seminar emphasizing ethical and related issues common to legal assistant theory practice and procedures. Spring semester. Prerequisite: senior standing or department head approval.
  
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    LAS 4995r - Departmental Thesis


    (1-3) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Requires University Honors approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration.
  
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    LAS 4997r - Research


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Prerequisite: department head approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration.
  
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    LAS 4998r - Individual Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Prerequisite: department head approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration.
  
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    LAS 4999r - Group Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    On demand. Prerequisite: department head approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements.

Management

  
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    MGT 1000 - Computers In Business


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introduction to the use of computers in business. Emphasizes spreadsheet and database applications, using microcomputer hardware and software. Also includes word processing and presentation software, Internet use, the basic structure and organization of a computer, ethical issues in computing, and the impact of computers on society. Every semester. Prerequisites: Math ACT score of 22 or above or MATH 1006 with a minimum grade of C or MATH 1130 or MATH 1710 or MATH 1720 or MATH 1830 or MATH 1910; or department head approval. This course is designed for Business Administration majors.
  
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    MGT 1030 - Introduction to Business and Entrepreneurship


    (3) Credit Hours

    The general characteristics of a business, its role in society, and the objectives of business enterprise. All functional areas of a business are covered, in the context of both established businesses and entrepreneurial ventures. Fall and spring semesters. Juniors and seniors majoring in Business Administration will not receive credit for the course.
  
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    MGT 1999r - Special Projects


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Individual or group projects. On demand. Prerequisite: department head approval. Maximum credit 4 hours.
  
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    MGT 2110 - Statistical Methods for Business I


    (3) Credit Hours

    Basic concepts of descriptive and inferential statistics including frequency, probability, sampling distributions, estimation theory, and introduction to hypothesis testing. Emphasis on business applications. Every semester. Prerequisite: MGT 1000 or CPSC 1000; Math ACT score of 26 or above or MATH 1130 or MATH 1710 with a minimum grade of C or MATH 1720 or MATH 1830 or MATH 1910; or department head approval.
  
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    MGT 2120 - Statistical Methods for Business II


    (3) Credit Hours

    Advanced concepts of statistical inference including hypothesis testing for two populations, contingency, tables, goodness of fit, analysis of variance, and simple and multiple regression analysis. Emphasis is on computer solutions of business statistical applications. Every semester. Prerequisites: MGT 1000 or CPSC 1000; MGT 2110 or MATH 2100 with a minimum grade of C; and Math ACT score of 26 or above or MATH 1130 or MATH 1710 with a minimum grade of C or MATH 1720 or MATH 1830 or MATH 1910; or department head approval.
  
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    MGT 3100 - Business Communication


    (3) Credit Hours

    Principles of writing, grammar, rhetoric, and oral presentations are applied to business communication. Mechanics that include organization, methods of development, paragraph length, sentence style, and vocabulary of professional and business letters, memoranda, and reports. Every semester. Prerequisites: ENGL 1020 with a minimum grade of C, MGT 1000 or CPSC 1000, THSP 1090, and a minimum of 50 earned hours; or department head approval.
  
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    MGT 3110 - Operations Management


    (3) Credit Hours

    An introduction to the management of operations systems in both service and manufacturing environments. The focus of the course is on strategic issues in operations as well as on design and control of operating systems. Topics include both concepts and decision support models from such specialized areas as inventory management, quality management, production and capacity planning, forecasting, project management, and production control. Every semester. Prerequisites: MGT 1000 or CPSC 1000, MGT 2120; Math ACT of 26 or above or MATH 1130 or MATH 1710 with a minimum grade of C or MATH 1720 or MATH 1830 or MATH 1910; ECON 1020; junior standing; or department head approval.
  
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    MGT 3150 - Management Concepts, Theory, and Practice


    (3) Credit Hours

    Principles of management focusing on the processes of strategic and intermediate term planning, organizing, human resource management, leadership, motivation, groups, communication and controlling. Topics also include the history of management as well as current trends in the discipline. Every semester. Prerequisite: junior standing or department head approval.
  
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    MGT 3300 - Concepts in Organizational Behavior


    (3) Credit Hours

    An advanced survey of theory and research concerning the behavior of people in organizations. Topics include personality, communication, perception, group dynamics, stress, change and organizational culture. Class is taught extensively using experimental exercises and cases. Every semester. Prerequisites: MGT 3150 or department head approval, junior standing.
  
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    MGT 3310 - Organizational Motivation and Leadership


    (3) Credit Hours

    A comprehensive examination of leading theories of organizational motivation and leadership. An understanding of the processes affecting the behavior of employees is stressed. Emphasis will be placed on directed exercises demonstrating the implementation of concepts learned from the class material. Fall and spring semesters. Prerequisites: MGT 3150 or department head approval, junior standing.
  
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    MGT 3320 - Human Resource Management


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introduction to human resource management principles and practices, including equal employment opportunity, job analysis, staffing, performance appraisal, compensation programs, and employee relations. Every semester. Prerequisite: junior standing or department head approval. Pre- or Corequisite: MGT 3150.
  
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    MGT 3400 - Innovation and Creativity in Business


    (3) Credit Hours

    The development of creative thinking skills and creative approaches to decision making as they relate to innovation and the recognition of opportunity. Issues relevant to both entrepreneurial ventures and established businesses will be covered. Fall and spring semesters. Prerequisite: junior standing or department head approval. May also be registered as ETR 3400. No credit in both MGT 3400 and ETR 3400.
  
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    MGT 3560 - Management Science


    (3) Credit Hours

    Concepts and applications of quantitative (mathematical) techniques, and computer analysis for business decision making under deterministic and stochastic conditions. Topics include mathematical model formulation, linear programming, integer programming, goal programming, transportation problems, assignment problems, network models, project scheduling, decision analysis, queuing, dynamic programming, and Markov processes. Fall semester. Prerequisites: MGT 1000 or CPSC 1000, MGT 2120; MATH 1130 or MATH 1710 with a minimum grade of C or MATH 1720 or MATH 1830 or MATH 1910 or Math ACT score of 26 or better, junior standing; or department head approval.
  
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    MGT 3600 - Management Information Systems


    (3) Credit Hours

    Systems and information concepts; systems in organizations; systems tools; decision making, database concepts; information systems analysis and design; integrative business project that includes problem identification, definition, requirements analyses, system design, and implementation. Every semester. Prerequisites: MGT 1000 or CPSC 1000, MGT 3150; junior standing; or department head approval.
  
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    MGT 3660 - Business Forecasting


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of forecasting processes including data collection, analysis, model selection, and forecasting accuracy. Moving averages, smoothing models, time-series decomposition, simple regression, autocorrelation models, and Box-Jenkins (ARIMA) methodologies will be studies. Computer applications such as spreadsheets and statistical packages will be extensively used. Spring semester. Prerequisites: MGT 1000 or CPSC 1000, MGT 2120; junior standing; or department head approval.
  
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    MGT 4100 - Industrial Relations


    (3) Credit Hours

    Union-management relations. Topics include labor law, collective bargaining, grievance administration, arbitration, and dispute resolution techniques. On demand. Prerequisites: MGT 3320 with a minimum grade of C, junior standing or department head approval.
  
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    MGT 4110 - Government Regulation of Human Resource Management


    (3) Credit Hours

    An examination of laws and government guidelines regulating the employer employee relationship with regard to hiring, discharge, and conditions of employment. Topics include sexual harassment, discrimination, and employee privacy. Fall and spring semesters. Prerequisites: BUS 3350, MGT 3320 with a minimum grade of C, junior standing or department head approval.
  
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    MGT 4340 - Staffing


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of staffing as a strategic function of the human resource management process including recruitment, selection, and placement of employees. The primary emphasis is on effective recruiting and selection methods and the validation of selection tests. Fall and spring semesters. Prerequisites: MGT 2120, MGT 3320 with a minimum grade of C, junior standing.
  
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    MGT 4350 - Compensation and Benefits


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of compensation and benefits practices used by organizations to motivate employees in achieving strategic organizational goals. Establishing internal alignment and external competitiveness in pay structure design is a primary focus, along with variable pay design and labor cost control. Fall and spring semesters. Prerequisites: MGT 2120, MGT 3320 with a minimum grade of C, junior standing.
  
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    MGT 4360 - Managing Diversity in Organizations


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course provides an overview of diversity issues in the workplace. In response to changing workforce demographics, the global marketplace, and increased competition, organizational awareness of the need to effectively manage an increasingly more diverse workforce has intensified. This course helps students understand these issues and develop skills to function better in a multicultural business environment. Spring semester. Prerequisites: MGT 3150, junior standing or department head approval.
  
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    MGT 4370 - Workplace Learning and Training


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of workplace learning, training, and development as a strategic function of the human resource management system to improve employee performance. Topics include needs assessment, effective design of learning interventions, learning theory and methods, training technologies, evaluation, performance improvement, and employee development. Spring semester. Prerequisites: MGT 3320 with a minimum grade of C, junior standing or department head approval.
  
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    MGT 4380 - International Management


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of issues, concepts, and skills necessary for managerial success in international companies. Particular attention is given to exploring how culture influences management practices in overseas operations. Every semester. Prerequisites: MGT 3150, junior standing or department head approval.
  
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    MGT 4400 - Strategic Management


    (3) Credit Hours

    This capstone course integrates all functional business courses. Using cases, students will analyze management decisions and formulate future strategies for business. A mix of small and large businesses as well as private and publicly-traded businesses will be emphasized using cases. Strategic management theory will emphasize planning from mission setting and goal development through implementation, evaluation and control. Small group activities, experimental activities, and student team presentations on future strategies for selected companies and industries. Every semester. Prerequisites: FIN 3020; MGT 3110, MGT 3150; MKT 3130; senior standing or department head approval.


  
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    MGT 4410 - Senior Seminar


    (1) Credit Hours

    The practices, policies, and administration of business examined by top level executives of a variety of businesses. The course considers a wide variety of topics from the top management viewpoint with a view towards broadening the interest and horizon of the student. Every semester. Course graded on satisfactory/ no credit basis. Prerequisite: senior standing or department head approval. Open to Business Administration majors only
  
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    MGT 4440 - Strategic Issues in Human Resource Management


    (3) Credit Hours

    The capstone course in human resources. Involves extensive readings and discussion of current Human Resource issues and their implications for the strategic and effective operation of the organization. Course is to be taken during student’s final semester before graduation. Fall and spring semesters. Prerequisite: Senior standing and 9 hours from MGT 3320 with a minimum grade of C, MGT 4110, MGT 4340 or MGT 4350 or department head approval.
  
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    MGT 4510 - Production Planning and Control


    (3) Credit Hours

    Explores concepts and techniques utilized in solving problems associated with production planning and control. Master production scheduling, material requirements planning, production activity and control, capacity requirements planning, constraint theory, and current topics will be addressed to broaden the student’s working knowledge of production planning and control management. Fall semester. Prerequisites: MGT 3110, junior standing or department head approval.
  
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    MGT 4520 - Supply Chain Management


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of the problems and practices of operations and materials management. Topics will include: materials acquisition, classical inventory systems, demand management, aggregate planning, material logistics systems, and current topics in materials management including just-in-time, zero inventories, and group technology. Spring semester. Prerequisites: MGT 3110, junior standing or department head approval.
  
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    MGT 4995r - Department Thesis


    (1-3) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Requires University Honors approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration.
  
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    MGT 4997r - Research


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Prerequisite: department head approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration.
  
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    MGT 4998r - Individual Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Every semester. Prerequisite: department head approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration.
  
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    MGT 4999r - Group Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    On demand. Prerequisite: department head approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements.

Marketing

  
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    MKT 1999r - Special Projects


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Individual or group projects. On demand. Maximum credit 4 hours. Prerequisite: department head approval.
  
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    MKT 3130 - Principles of Marketing


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course examines the principles and methods involved in the movement of good and services from producers to consumers or end-users. In particular, the course focuses on strategies the firm may use to take advantage of market opportunities. Every semester. Prerequisites: ECON 1020; junior standing or department head approval.
  
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    MKT 3180 - International Marketing


    (3) Credit Hours

    Examination of the problems and opportunities in marketing across national borders. Major topics covered in this course are: description of major world markets, including cultural and political implications of target market selection; market entry alternatives; marketing strategy and implementation issues in a global environment. On demand. Prerequisites: MKT 3130, junior standing or department head approval.
  
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    MKT 3610 - Selling and Sales Management


    (3) Credit Hours

    Basic principles of selling and the practical application and management in sales situations. Persuasion and communication theories related to the selling of industrial and consumer goods and services are covered. Selling techniques and communication skills are analyzed and practiced during class. The course also covers sales management topics such as sales department organization, the role of the sales manager, sales planning and forecasting, managing and motivating the sales force and sales policies. Fall and spring semesters. Prerequisites: MKT 3130 with a minimum grade of C, junior standing or department head approval.
  
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    MKT 3620 - Integrated Marketing Communications


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course considers the many ways marketers communicate with target customers to inform and influence decision-making. Also considers the nature and role of integrated marketing communications in an organization’s overall marketing plan. Foundation concepts include target marketing, positioning, and consumer behavior as they relate to persuasive marketing communications. Specialized topics include objective and budget setting, planning the promotional message, media planning, sponsorship marketing, sales promotion techniques, public relations, and other elements of promotion strategy. Fall and spring semesters. Prerequisites: MKT 3130 with a minimum grade of C, junior standing or department head approval.
  
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    MKT 3640 - Retailing


    (3) Credit Hours

    Focuses on strategy development and execution in marketing consumer goods and services through retail organizations. In addition to such topics as target market selection, location decisions, and merchandising issues, vendor relations, trade management, and emerging retail trends will be covered. Spring semester. Prerequisites: MKT 3130, junior standing or department head approval.
  
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    MKT 3650 - Consumer Behavior


    (3) Credit Hours

    Consumer behavior is an analysis of internal and external influences on consumer buying behavior. Internal influences include perception, motivation, personality, and attitudes, while external influences include culture, families, social class, and situations. The consumer decision making process is also evaluated with reference to these influences. Every semester. Prerequisites: MKT 3130 with a minimum grade of C, junior standing or department head approval.
  
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    MKT 4150 - Business to Business Marketing


    (3) Credit Hours

    Principles and strategies used in the marketing of products and services to businesses and industrial customers. Covers the differences between organizational buyers and ultimate consumers and the resulting effects on marketing strategy. The course also covers the “buying” side of business to business marketing by examining the purchasing function within organizations. This includes the planning, implementation, and control of purchasing operations, inventory management, and buying for institutions and government agencies. On demand. Prerequisites: MKT 3130, junior standing or department head approval.
  
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    MKT 4170 - Strategic Distribution Management


    (3) Credit Hours

    Principles and strategies used to design and manage the distribution channels used in the movement of goods and services from producers to users. Includes channel management issues such as determining channel type, coverage and service levels, costs, and conflict management within the channel. The logistics of physical distribution are also addressed. This includes the integration of transportation, warehousing, order processing, inventory control, and location decisions in the effective movement of products and services. On demand. Prerequisites: MKT 3130, junior standing or department head approval.
 

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