Dec 11, 2019  
2012-2013 Graduate Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Graduate Catalog Archived Catalog

Courses


 

Mathematics

  
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    BIOL 5160 - Biogeography


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of the distribution of plants and animals from a climatic and historical perspective. Prerequisite: department head approval.
  
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    MATH 5001 - The Historical Development of Mathematics


    (3) Credit Hours

    Examination of central ideas, major developments, and important issues in mathematics from ancient times to the present; particular emphasis on currents of activity which have loomed largest in the development of mathematics and have been most influential in promoting and shaping subsequent mathematical and scientific activity. Prerequisite: department head approval.
  
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    MATH 5010r - Advanced Special Topics


    (3) Credit Hours

    Concentration in selected fields of study. Prerequisite: approval of instructor.
  
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    MATH 5051 - Introduction to Point Set Topology


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introductory set theory, topologies and topological spaces, continuous mappings, compactness, connectedness, separation axioms and metric spaces. Prerequisite: department head approval.
  
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    MATH 5101 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introduction to the theory of probability and its applications, counting techniques, sample spaces, random variables and their distributions, mathematical expectation, moment generating functions, binomial, Poisson, and normal distributions. Central Limit Theorem. Prerequisite: department head approval.
  
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    MATH 5110 - Analysis of Variance


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of one-way and factorial designs, blocking, repeated measures, random effects and mixed effects, analysis of covariance (ANCOVA), and an introduction to multiple analysis of variance (MANOVA). Background in statistics, linear algebra and matrix theory required.
  
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    MATH 5111 - Mathematical Statistics


    (3) Credit Hours

    A continuation of MATH 5101 with an introduction to the theories of point and interval estimation, hypothesis testing, regression and correlation analysis, goodness of fit, chi-square, t and F distributions. Prerequisite: department head approval.
  
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    MATH 5120 - Design of Experiments


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of methods for the design and analysis of experiments. Randomization, blocking, replication, incomplete block designs, fractional factorial experiments, and confounding. Prerequisite: MATH 5110.
  
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    MATH 5121 - Applied Statistical Methods


    (3) Credit Hours

    A continuation of MATH 5101 with an introduction to the theories of point and interval estimation, hypothesis testing, regression and correlation analysis, goodness of fit, chi-square, t and F distributions. Prerequisite: department head approval.
  
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    MATH 5150 - Introduction to Biostatistics


    (3) Credit Hours

    An intermediate course suitable for students in a variety of health and science disciplines. The course will cover descriptive and inferential statistics, including parametric and non-parametric hypothesis testing methods, sample size, statistical significance and power, survival curve analysis, relative risk, and odds ratios. Data will be analyzed using Excel and/or SAS statistical software. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
  
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    MATH 5200 - Advanced Matrix Theory


    (3) Credit Hours

    Eigenvalues, unitary equivalence and Schur’s theorem. Normal, Hermitian and symmetric real matrices. Positive definite matrices, polar and singular value factorizations, and selected topics at the discretion of the instructor. Background in linear algebra and matrix theory required or approval of instructor.
  
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    MATH 5201 - Linear Algebra and Matrix Theory


    (3) Credit Hours

    Vector spaces, linear transformations, eigenvalue and similarity transformations, orthogonal and unitary transformations, normal matrices, Jordan form. Background in elementary linear algebra and logic and proof required.
  
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    MATH 5250 - Modern Algebra I


    (3) Credit Hours

    Groups, subgroups, quotient groups, homomorphisms, simple groups, group actions, Sylow theorems and the fundamental theorem of finitely generated abelian groups. Background assumed to be at the level of UTC MATH 3250 or equivalent. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
  
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    MATH 5251 - Abstract Algebra


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of special topics from advanced algebra, various algebraic structures, and the applications of algebra. Prerequisite: department head approval.
  
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    MATH 5260 - Modern Algebra II


    (3) Credit Hours

    Rings, ideals, quotient rings, ring homomorphisms, euclidean domains, unique factorization domains, polynomial rings, automorphisms, field theory and Galois theory. Background in linear algebra and matrix theory required.
  
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    MATH 5301 - Mathematics of Interest


    (3) Credit Hours

    Mathematical theory of interest with applications, including accumulated and present value factors, annuities, yield rates, amortization schedules and sinking funds, depreciation, bonds and related securities. Prerequisite: department head approval.
     
  
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    MATH 5311 - Operations Research (Linear)


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introduction to linear programming, duality, transportation and assignment problems, and integer programming. Prerequisite: department head approval.
  
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    MATH 5321 - Operations Research (Nonlinear)


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introduction to linear programming, duality, transportation and assignment problems, and integer programming. Prerequisite: department head approval.
  
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    MATH 5330 - Operations Research III


    (3) Credit Hours

    Topics in integer programming, Markov models, dynamic programming, and nonlinear programming and optimization. Course will be an extensive coverage of one or more of the above areas. Background in linear or non-linear operations research or consent of instructor.
  
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    MATH 5451 - Ordinary Differential Equations


    (3) Credit Hours

    Systems of differential equations; existence and uniqueness theorems; linear systems; phase plane analysis; stability theory; applications. Fall semester alternate years. Prerequisites: department head approval.
  
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    MATH 5461 - Partial Differential Equations


    (3) Credit Hours

    Classification and derivation of some elementary partial differential equations arising in applications. Separation of variables, Sturm-Liouville problems and orthogonality, Fourier series. Diffusion, wave, and Laplace’s equations in various coordinate systems with various boundary and initial conditions. Laplace transform methods and D’Alembert’s solution. First order equations and weak solutions. Background required in multivariable calculus, differential and difference equations required.
  
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    MATH 5470 - Applied Mathematics for Science and Engineering I


    (3) Credit Hours

    Topics in applied mathematics to be selected from series solution of ordinary differential equations including a treatment of the higher functions; Legendre polynomials, Bessel functions, Laguerre and Hermite polynomials, the Hypergeometric function; Sturm-Liouville problems; orthogonality; eigenfunction expansions and the generalized Fourier Series; solution of partial differential equations of physics and engineering; Fourier, Laplace, and other integral transforms; first order PDE systems via characteristics; special functions. Background in applied analysis or consent of the instructor.
  
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    MATH 5480 - Applied Mathematics for Science and Engineering II


    (3) Credit Hours

    Advanced topics in applied mathematics to be selected from partial differential equations with a discussion of quasi-linear systems and shock waves, integral equations, generalized and weak solutions; calculus of variations and control theory; nonlinear waves and evolution equations and hyperbolic conservation laws. Prerequisite: 5470 or consent of instructor.
  
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    MATH 5501 - Introduction to Analysis II


    3 Credit Hours

    Rigorous development of the derivative, the definite integral, sequences and series of functions, and improper integrals. Prerequisite: department head approval.

     

  
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    MATH 5571 - Complex Analysis


    (3) Credit Hours

    Complex numbers; differentiation and integration of functions of a complex variable; analytic functions; Cauchy’s Theorem; power series; residues and poles; conformal mapping; contour integration. Background in multivariable calculus and differential and difference equations required.
  
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    MATH 5580 - Transform Methods


    (3) Credit Hours

    The Laplace and Fourier Transforms and solution methods of boundary and initial value problems in ordinary and partial differential equations, integral equations, and difference equations. Existence and characteristics of these transforms, inversion formulas, special functions, and generalized functions. Construction of other transforms via Sturm-Liouville theory and orthogonality. Graduate standing and background in differential and difference equations and multivariable calculus required or consent of instructor.
  
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    MATH 5600 - Numerical Analysis I


    (3) Credit Hours

    Numerical solutions of equations in one variable; interpolation and polynomial approximation; numerical differentiation and integration; initial value problems for ordinary differential equations; direct methods for solving systems of linear equations. Background in elementary linear algebra and differential and difference equations and fundamentals of computer science or approval of the Mathematics Department Head.
  
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    MATH 5610 - Numerical Analysis II


    (3) Credit Hours

    Iterative techniques for solving systems of linear equations; approximation theory; eigenvalue and eigenvector approximation; boundary value problems for ordinary differential equations; numerical solution to partial differential equations. Prerequisite: 5600 or consent of instructor.
  
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    MATH 5620 - Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations I


    (3) Credit Hours

    Finite difference methods for solving elliptic, parabolic, and hyperbolic equations; stability analysis; convergence properties; consistency of numerical schemes. Prerequisite: 5610.
  
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    MATH 5630 - Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations II


    (3) Credit Hours

    A continuation of topics covered in MATH 5620: Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations I with additional applications. Prerequisite: MATH 5620.
  
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    MATH 5701 - Techniques of Applied Mathematics


    (3) Credit Hours

    Additional topics in vector calculus; series of orthogonal functions; integral transforms; treatment of some elementary partial differential equations arising in applications. Prerequisite: department head approval.
  
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    MATH 5721 - Graph Theory


    (3) Credit Hours

    An overview of Graph Theory and its applications with emphasis on well-studied topics such as connectedness, planarity, isomorphisms, Hamiltonicity, and group representations in graphs. Prerequisite: department head approval.
  
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    MATH 5900 - Special Project in Mathematics


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study and formal written report on a topic in mathematics usually conducted during the last term of work toward the master’s degree. Prerequisites: approval of student’s Graduate Program Committee and the Mathematics Graduate Coordinating Committee.
  
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    MATH 5910r - Special Topics


    (1-4) Credit Hours

    Selected advanced problems of current interest. Ordinarily topics will cover those not available in other graduate courses. May be repeated. Prerequisite: approval of instructor and department head.
  
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    MATH 5920r - Graduate Internship in Mathematics


    (1-6) Credit Hours

    A supervised professional experience in industry at the graduate level, this course provides the structure and focus for a graduate intern field assignment, ensuring that the internship experience is appropriate and consistent with the student’s course of study and professional development. A written report and oral presentation on the internship are required. This provides a culminating experience in the student’s program. Prerequisites: approval of student’s Graduate Program Committee and the Mathematics Graduate Coordinating Committee.
  
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    MATH 5997r - 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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    MATH 5998r - Research


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Enables students to conduct independent research. Credit hours allowed toward the degree may be limited. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration. Prerequisite: department head approval.
  
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    MATH 5999r - Thesis


    (1-6) Credit Hours

    The development of a project of thesis magnitude and quality. Oral defense required. Maximum of six hours graded credit to be applied toward degree. Must register for course until thesis is completed. Prerequisite: approval of department head.

Management

  
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    MGT 5000r - Special Topics in Management


    (1-3) Credit Hours

    Study of selected topics in management.
  
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    MGT 5110 - Business Research Methods


    (3) Credit Hours

    An introduction to research methodology with emphasis upon the compilation, analysis and interpretation of data. Experiment design, research instruments and resources, sample theory and design, parametric and nonparametric tests for significance, statistical inference. Research reports. Prerequisite: MGT 5710.
  
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    MGT 5140 - Business Database Systems Management


    (3) Credit Hours

    Discussions of various business database system management issues such as relative advantages and disadvantages of database approach and file approach to data management, database planning, database design methodology, logical database design, physical database design, and the other database administration functions. Survey of database technology applications trends as related to business domains, including coupling of expert systems and database management systems and using database for decision support. Prerequisite: MGT 5810 or consent of the instructor.
  
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    MGT 5150 - Business Knowledge-Based Systems Management


    (3) Credit Hours

    Survey of principles, concepts, and techniques for knowledge-based systems management from the business perspective. Exploration of strategic significance of knowledge-based systems in the effort to gain and sustain competitive advantage. Introduction to knowledge representation mechanisms and issues relating to knowledge-base verification and validation. Hands-on experience with knowledge engineering using user-friendly expert system development tools. Prerequisite: MGT 5810 or consent of the instructor.
  
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    MGT 5160 - Business Data Communications


    (3) Credit Hours

    Survey of technical aspects of data communications and the related managerial issues concerning computer network management. Discussion of layered network architectures and communication protocols at various abstraction levels. Overview of features of local area networks and wide area networks. Examination of system analysis techniques for business computer network design. Prerequisite: MGT 5810 or consent of the instructor.
  
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    MGT 5170 - Business Information Systems Development


    (3) Credit Hours

    Survey of techniques and methodologies for user requirements analysis and systems design in development of business information systems. Examination of strategies for improvement of systems development productivity. Introduction of directions of new technological development, such as object-oriented paradigm and knowledge-based approach, from the business applications perspective. Discussion of various practical issues including controls and security, implementation strategies, integration with other systems, and system maintenance problems, etc. Prerequisite: MGT 5810 or consent of the instructor.
  
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    MGT 5250 - Organizational Behavior Theory and Practice


    (3) Credit Hours

    An examination of the theoretical and research foundations that explain behavior within the context of formal organizations. Topics covered include perception, attitude, motivation, personality, stress, group behavior, leadership, and organizational development.
  
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    MGT 5260 - Leadership


    (3) Credit Hours

    In-depth coverage of the theories, skills and issues related to effective leadership practice in business organizations. Exploration of individual leadership strengths and weaknesses, ethical issues for leaders, and the roles leaders play in organizations. Prerequisite: MGT 5840 or consent of the instructor.
  
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    MGT 5270 - Organizational Theory


    (3) Credit Hours

    Advanced concepts of organizing, structuring, and managing an organization are addressed within both a profit and a not-for-profit environment. Topical material presented in lecture format will be combined with case oriented seminars to involve the student in practical concepts of organizational design.
  
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    MGT 5280 - Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management


    (3) Credit Hours

    A course designed to acquaint the student with the general principles of personnel management and industrial relations including the legal aspects of employment and union management relations. Course will use lecture, cases, readings, and a term paper.
  
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    MGT 5290 - EEO Management


    (3) Credit Hours

    The aim of this course is to provide students with a knowledge of equal employment opportunity requirements and their impact on personnel and management practices. Emphasis on laws and regulations pertaining to race, sex, religion, national origin, age, and handicap discrimination.
  
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    MGT 5300 - Communication Across Cultural Boundaries


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course is designed to improve communication skills for the student’s self-development and for communicating in business. It is primarily concerned with the following three areas: The process of communication, oral reports, briefings, presentations to groups as well as conferences and meetings, and business letters. Students will be introduced to the international aspects of communication by conducting a short report by interviewing workers in multinational companies as to barriers related to business communication.
  
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    MGT 5350 - Managing Work Groups and Teams


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course is for students who will be responsible for managing, leading, or participating in task performing work groups and teams. Behavioral science concepts are used to explore how to create and maintain effective group and team environments. Course topics will include theories on group development, decision making, leadership, project management and the social construction of groups. A highly experiential teaching approach uses case studies, simulations, audio-video tape analysis, and small group research practicum to learn and practice how to create high performing group environments. Course completion should enable students to better manage and lead task performing work groups and teams. Prerequisite: MGT 5840 or permission of instructor.
  
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    MGT 5380 - International Management


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course is designed to provide fundamental knowledge of contemporary managerial problems as presented in foreign-influenced environments. Uniqueness of problems in planning, control, choosing foreign associates, plant locations, labor bureaucracy, legal constraints, and trade with foreign governments will be highlighted by text and through discussion of articles from current business periodicals. Prerequisite: MGT 5840 or consent of instructor.
  
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    MGT 5400 - Managing Innovation


    (3) Credit Hours

    An in-depth study of the phenomenon of innovation—its nature, process, and typology. Examination of the innovation process in its varied manifestations. Skills related to innovation will be studied along with the case histories of successful innovators. The creation and nurturing of new organizations around innovative product ideas will be examined. Discussion of various issues including corporate culture, team based participation, strategy, entrepreneurship, and marketing as they impinge on the innovative phenomenon. Prerequisites: All core requirements must be met or consent of instructor.
  
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    MGT 5550 - Management Science


    (3) Credit Hours

    A quantitative approach to business decision making. Model construction, algebraic models, E.O.Q. and break even. Certainty models, linear, integer and dynamic programming. Statistical models, simulations, stochastic processes, P.E.R.T. and network analysis. Game theory and elementary queuing theory. Prerequisites: MGT 5710.
  
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    MGT 5660 - Dysfunctional Organizational Behavior


    (3) Credit Hours

    An advanced survey of theory and research concerning the inappropriate behavior of people in organizations as well as the inappropriate actions of organizations. Topics include discrimination, theft, incivility, inappropriate politics, drug and alcohol abuse, psychological contract breach and workplace violence. Prerequisites: MGT 5840 or approval of the instructor.
  
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    MGT 5700 - Problems in Operations Management


    (3) Credit Hours

    This case study course should strengthen the skills and abilities of the student in three areas: (1) describing and understanding the operating process, (2) measuring and analyzing this process, and (3) developing and evaluating plans for changing the operating process within the context of the entire organization and its strategies. Prerequisite: MGT 5830.
  
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    MGT 5710 - Business Statistics


    (3) Credit Hours

    The course presents statistical concepts and their application for managerial decision-making. Computer based statistical analysis and the application of the insights gained through such statistical analysis for developing effective business decisions will be integrated into every aspect of the course. Topics addressed include organizing and summarizing data using databases, queries, graphical and tabular presentation of data using spread sheets, probability theory and sampling distributions integrated with analysis of data, estimation and hypothesis testing for one and more than one population136, correlations, and regression analysis, and introduction to quality control.
  
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    MGT 5810 - Management of Information Systems


    (3) Credit Hours

    This is an introductory course designed to familiarize students with managerial aspects of information technology in business organizations. The course provides a balance between technical and managerial aspects of information systems. Technical topics include hardware, software, databases, telecommunications and the Internet. Managerial aspects include Electronic Commerce, using IT for competitive advantage, knowledge management, decision support systems, and business process redesign. Prerequisite: MGT 5840 or consent of instructor.
  
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    MGT 5830 - Production and Operations Management


    (3) Credit Hours

    Topics addressed include production process selection; capacity scheduling; inventory management; product and process quality control issues; supply chain management; service operations management; and project scheduling. Every semester. Prerequisite: MGT 5710 with a grade of C or better.
  
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    MGT 5840 - Management Skills


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course focuses on the learning and application of interpersonal and communication skills that are necessary for effectively managing people in the workplace. A highly interactive course that will make extensive use of group case analysis and role-playing. Every semester.
  
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    MGT 5870 - Strategic Management


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course will provide a realistic hands-on experience that will synthesize the information from previous courses in crafting business strategy, making business decisions, and being responsible for the financial performance of a simulated business entity. In addition, this course is designed to investigate strategy and its integrative role in management. Concepts, models, and skills for developing strategies will be covered with a focus on how to create and sustain competitive advantage in a dynamic and global environment. The business environment created by the computer simulation will allow the student to apply skills in running a company in head-to-head competition with other student run companies. Prerequisites: Grades of C or better in FIN 5820, MGT 5830, MGT 5840, ACC 5850, MKT 5860, and MGT 5810 or ACC 5360.
  
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    MGT 5997r - 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 5998r - Research


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Enables students to conduct independent research. Credit hours allowed toward the degree may be limited. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration. Prerequisite: department head approval.

Marketing

  
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    MKT 5000r - Special Topics in Marketing


    (1-3) Credit Hours

    Study of selected topics in marketing.
  
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    MKT 5450 - Family Business Concepts and Practice


    (3) Credit Hours

    Critical issues in family business are covered with incidents, tools, readings, and selected cases to illustrate those issues. There will also be a comprehensive review of research studies and practices in the management of family businesses.
  
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    MKT 5630 - E-Business: Managing the Strategic Marketing Process


    (3) Credit Hours

    The Internet has emerged as a key tool with computer mediated business environments changing traditional business models. This course provides hands-on coverage of the tools, terminology and strategic decision-making involved in e-business. Managing the strategic marketing implications of the Internet will be examined across a range of organizational models–from entrepreneurial startups to small businesses and large corporations, in both for profit and not-for-profit sectors. Prerequisites: MKT 5860 or consent of instructor.
  
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    MKT 5640 - Promotion


    (3) Credit Hours

    Promotional mix components of personal selling, sales management, and advertising follow examination of consumer behavior. Prerequisite: MKT 5860 or consent of instructor.
  
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    MKT 5650 - Problems in Marketing


    (3) Credit Hours

    An application of marketing tools and concepts to problem solving, decision making, and determination of market opportunity; areas include demand stimulation, channel selection and evaluation, marketing research, pricing, product development, and orchestration of marketing programs. Prerequisite: MKT 5860 or consent of instructor.
  
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    MKT 5660 - Seminar in Marketing


    (3) Credit Hours

    Seminar designed to integrate the student’s understanding of marketing. A participation seminar based on student papers, invited speakers, and other activities. Prerequisite: MKT 5860 or consent of instructor.
  
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    MKT 5860 - Marketing Management


    (3) Credit Hours

    The goal of this course is to provide a decision-oriented overview of marketing management. This course focuses on the management challenge of designing and implementing marketing strategies that maximize customer satisfaction and firm profitability. Every semester. Prerequisites: ECON 5010 with a grade of C or better.
  
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    MKT 5997r - 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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    MKT 5998r - Research


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Enables students to conduct independent research. Credit hours allowed toward the degree may be limited. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration. Prerequisite: department head approval.

Music

  
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    MUS 5000r - Graduate Ensemble


    (1) Credit Hours

    Participation in large or small ensembles as appropriate for the program of the student, and as approved by the student’s graduate advisory committee.
  
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    MUS 5010r - Special Topics


    (1-4) Credit Hours

    Study of selected topics in music.
  
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    MUS 5020 - Seminar in Music History and Research


    (3) Credit Hours

    Comprehensive survey of music history and methods of research in music history. Extensive experience with primary sources and style in scholarly writing on music. Research papers and in-class presentations on selected topics. Students will gain familiarity with library use skills and music materials. Areas covered will include music bibliography, research and writing techniques. Required of all candidates for the Master of Music degree.
  
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    MUS 5030 - Music Theory


    (2) Credit Hours

    A comprehensive review of the elements of music theory. Credit may not be applied to degree program.
  
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    MUS 5050 - Seminar in Music Theory


    (3) Credit Hours

    A survey of theoretical principles, with emphasis on techniques of analysis leading to the study of a musical score for performance. Prerequisite: Pass graduate theory placement exam or MUS 5030.
  
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    MUS 5060 - Foundations of Music Education


    (3) Credit Hours

    A survey of historical, philosophical, psychological, and sociological foundations of music teaching and learning. Bibliographic skills in music education are included.
  
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    MUS 5070 - Advanced Analysis


    (3) Credit Hours

    Compositional, analytical techniques with emphasis on complex harmonic and procedural developments of the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Prerequisite: Pass graduate theory placement exam or MUS 5030
  
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    MUS 5080 - Research Methods in Music Education


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of research methodology with emphasis on the functional understanding of research as it applies to music teaching and learning. Required for the Master of Music degree with a concentration in music education.
  
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    MUS 5090 - Musical Styles


    (3) Credit Hours

    Study of characteristic features of musical style in various periods of music history. Prerequisite: Pass graduate theory placement exam or MUS 5030.
  
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    MUS 5110 - Music Before 1600


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of works, both monodic and polyphonic, characteristic of European music before 1600. Extensive work with primary sources required. Preparation of research papers and class presentation of assigned topics in conference with instructor. Prerequisite: 5020 or permission of department head.
  
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    MUS 5120 - Music From 1600 to 1750


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of works characteristic of the period and illustrative of musical trends in the era. Extensive work with primary sources required. Preparation of research papers and class presentation of assigned topics in conference with instructor. Prerequisite: 5020 or permission of department head.
  
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    MUS 5130 - Music From 1725 to 1825


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of works characteristic of the period and illustrative of musical trends in the era. Extensive work with primary sources required. Preparation of research papers and class presentation of assigned topics in conference with instructor. Prerequisite: 5020 or permission of department head.
  
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    MUS 5140 - Nineteenth-Century Music


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of works characteristic of the period and illustrative of musical trends in the era. Extensive work with primary sources required. Preparation of research papers and class presentation of assigned topics in conference with instructor. Prerequisite: 5020 or permission of department head.
  
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    MUS 5150 - Twentieth- Century Music


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of works characteristic of the period and illustrative of musical trends in the era. Extensive work with primary sources required. Preparation of research papers and class presentations of assigned topics in conference with instructor. Prerequisite: 5020 or permission of department head.
  
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    MUS 5160 - Symphonic Literature


    (3) Credit Hours

    A survey of the development of symphonic literature, in particular the development of the symphony. Prerequisite: 5020 or permission of department head.
  
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    MUS 5200 - Studies in Music Curricula


    (3) Credit Hours

    The planning, sequencing, implementing, and evaluating of curricula in music with respect to music learning theory and school organization.
  
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    MUS 5210 - Psychology of Music


    (3) Credit Hours

    Survey of the field of human musical behavior form a psychological perspective with emphasis on music perception and music learning. Bibliographic study in the psychology of music is included.
  
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    MUS 5220 - Seminar in Music Education


    (3) Credit Hours

    Contemporary philosophies of music education; building instructional programs; evaluation of music teaching and learning, aesthetic education; experimental research; administration of school music program.
  
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    MUS 5270 - Advanced Arranging


    (2) Credit Hours

    Practical experience in advanced techniques in arranging for small instrumental ensembles, choral groups, large bands and orchestra.
  
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    MUS 5280 - Advanced Conducting


    (2) Credit Hours

    An intensive study of choral and instrumental conducting methods and techniques and their application in laboratory sessions. Background in choral or instrumental conducting permission of department head.
  
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    MUS 5300 - Kodály Level I


    (3) Credit Hours

    An introduction to the philosophy and practice of the Kodaly method of music education. Focus on solfege, ear training, conducting, folk song analysis, and teaching the methodology. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.
  
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    MUS 5310 - Kodály Level II


    (3) Credit Hours

    Application of the Kodaly method of music education in elementary school settings. Further development of skills in solfege, ear training, conducting, folk song analysis, and pedagogy. Prerequisites: MUS 5300, Kodaly Level I, approval of department head.
  
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    MUS 5320 - Kodály Level III


    (3) Credit Hours

    Application of the Kodaly method of music education in elementary and secondary school settings. Further development of skills in solfege, keyboard, ear training, conducting, folk song analysis, and pedagogy. Prerequisites: MUS 5310, Kodaly Level II, approval of department head.
  
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    MUS 5350 - The History and Philosophy of Music Education


    (3) Credit Hours

    A survey of the historical and philosophical foundations of music teaching and learning, with emphasis on the effects of systematic beliefs and past events on the music classroom.
  
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    MUS 5380 - Testing, Measurement, and Evaluation of Musical Experiences


    (3) Credit Hours

    An introduction to educational testing, measurements, and evaluation of musical exercises and behaviors.
  
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    MUS 5420 - Problems in Musical Theater Production


    (2) Credit Hours

    Detailed study of problems involved in presentation of musical theater productions. Student directors will participate under supervision as producers of a spring or summer production.
  
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    MUS 5500 - Instrumental or Vocal Music Literature


    (3) Credit Hours

    An historical survey of appropriate music literature; stylistic survey and critical evaluation in each course. Individual projects for particular instrument or voice. Background in the history of music required or permission of department.
  
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    MUS 5511r - Piano Instruction


    (1-4) Credit Hours

    Prerequisite: successful audition before Division Jury. Music course fee will be assessed.
 

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