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All College of Business Course(s) Descriptions

ACCT 208

ACCT 208Financial Accounting Cycle2 credits
Completion of or concrrnt enroll in Bus 206 & 207 (same semester NOT same 7wk session) & grde of C or better in each.
This course, following Introduction to Financial Accounting, is designed to introduce the use of microcomputers in financial accounting. After completing this course, students will have obtained an extended understanding of the financial accounting cycle and a foundation for exploring, using and designing computerized accounting systems. Prerequisites: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in Business 206 AND Business 207 (same semester NOT same 7wk session) AND grade of C or better in each.

ACCT 301

ACCT301Intermediate Accounting I3 credits

Prerequisite: Bus 204 (or 206 and 207) and Accounting 208 with a grade of C or better and a combined GPA of 2.4 or better. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level COB department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.  

This course is designed to give students an in-depth understanding of the theory and current practice of financial accounting as it pertains to the assets and the related accounts on the income statement. This course also covers the time value of money, revenue recognition principles, and preparation and analysis of the income statement and balance sheet. Prerequisite: Business 204 (or Business 206 & 207) and Accounting 208 with grades of C or better, and a GPA in these courses of 2.4 or better. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level COB department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

ACCT 302

ACCT 302Intermediate Accounting II3 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to College of Business and Accounting 301 with a grade of C or better. Non Business students must meet restictions and limits in Bulletin
This course is designed to give students an in-depth understanding of the theory and current practice of financial accounting as it pertains to liabilities and equity and the related accounts on the income statement. This course also covers earnings per share, accounting changes and errors, and preparation and analysis of the statement of cash flows. Prerequisites: Accounting 301 with a grade of C or better. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5. (Spring)

ACCT 303

ACCT 303Cost Management4 credits
Prerequisite: BUS 204 (or BUS 206 & 207) with a grade of C or better and Accounting 208 or Bus 205 with a grade of C or better, with a combined GPA of 2.5 or better or Business 204 (or Business 206 & 207) and Acct 208; and Business 341, (or concurrent enrollment).
Fundamental principles and procedures of cost accounting including process costs and job order costs. Detailed study of indirect manufacturing cost, standard cost procedures and variance analysis. System design, budgeting and responsibility accounting are considered. Prerequisites: BUS 204 (or BUS 206 & 207) with a grade of C or better and Accounting 208 with a grade of C or better, a GPA of 2.5 or better in Business 204 (or Business 206 & 207) and Accounting 208; and Business 341, (or concurrent enrollment). Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5. (Fall)

ACCT 304

ACCT 304Advanced Cost Management3 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to College of Business, and Accounting 303 with a grade of "C" or better. Non-Business students see limits in Bulletin.
Topics include cost analysis, capital budgeting, cost allocation, divisional performance, transfer pricing and cost evaluation. Quantitative methods and decision models are presented. The behavioral aspects of responsibility accounting are considered. Prerequisites: Accounting 303 with a grade of C or better. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5. (Spring)

ACCT 305

ACCT 305Accounting Information Systems3 credits
PR: Business 311 and Accounting 301
This course deals with the design, use, and management of information systems that support the financial and managerial accounting functions of modern organizations. Topics include organization of accounting systems, principals of systems design and documentation, transaction processing and data storage, internal controls, system security, auditing of information systems, and reporting systems. Prerequisites: Business 311 and Accounting 301. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

ACCT 401

ACCT 401Auditing3 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to College of Business, and Accounting 302 with a grade of (C) or better.
Basic auditing concepts and developments and their application to the examination, evaluation, and reporting of financial data. Theoretical topics include: auditing standards, evidence, ethics, statistical sampling, computerized systems, legal responsibilities, reports and procedures. Prerequisites: Accounting 302 with a grade of (C) or better. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5. (Spring)

ACCT 403

ACCT 403Federal Income Taxation3 credits
Prerequisite: Accounting 301 with a grade of C or better. Admission to College of Business.
This course is an introduction to the basic concepts of the federal income taxation. An overview of the sources and basic framework of federal income tax law is provided followed by concepts of filing status, exemptions, income recognition, exclusions, business and personal expenses, and credits. The basics of property transactions and cost recovery are also covered. Tax research will also be introduced. Prerequisites: Accounting 301 with a grade of C or better. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.(Fall)

ACCT 404

ACCT 404Advanced Federal Income Taxation3 credits
Prerequisite: Accounting 403 with a grade of C or better. Admission to College of Business.
This course is continuation of Bus 403 Federal Income Taxation. Coverage includes taxation of regular corporations, subchapter-S corporations and partnerships. A brief introduction to international transactions will be provided as well as an introduction to the federal estate and gift taxes. Prerequisites: Accounting 403 with a grade of C or better. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5. (Spring)

ACCT 405

ACCT 405Government and Not-For-Profit Accounting3 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to College of Business, and Accounting 302 with a grade of (C) or better.
Concepts of fund accounting, planning, budgeting and controlling the operations of governmental units and not-for-profit entities. Includes the study of internal control and operational audits. Prerequisites: Accounting 302 with grade of C or better. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5. (Fall)

ACCT 407

ACCT 407Fraud Examination3 credits
Business Prerequisite: Admission to COBA and Accounting 301. Non-majors subject to limits in Bulletin.
This course offers a student an introduction to the definition of fraud and methods of detection and prevention. Prerequisites: Accounting 301 with a grade of C or better. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

ACCT 408

ACCT 408Advanced Accounting3 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to College of Business, and Accounting 302 with a grade of (C) or better.
Advanced accounting theory and practice placing emphasis upon the recent areas of interest including business combinations and consolidation statements. Prerequisites: Accounting 302 with a grade of C or better. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

ACCT 408

ACCT 409Topics in Accounting1 credit
Prerequisite: Admission to the College of Business.
Current accounting topics will be studied. Students are allowed to enroll in this course multiple times for credit, subject to a difference in topics among the multiple enrollments. Topics will reflect current relevant trends in accounting today. Prerequisites will be determined by the topics offered (see advisor).

BUS 150

BUSINESS 150A Community History of Business (XS)(SS)3 credits
In one form or another, we have been doing "business' for thousands of years. Some aspects of business are unchanged - businesses provide goods and services to their communities. But the potter sitting in a market in Babylon would be unlikely to recognize the ceramics being mass produced and shipped around the globe, each including a bar code or RF tag to monitor their movement through a global logistics network. Similarly the small business man of Rome would be unfamiliar with the community expectations we now have for our business leaders. In this course students will review the historic role of business in many communities and will research the civic engagement of business in a particular community of their choosing.

BUS 198

BUSINESS 198Introduction to Business3 credits
The course is designed as an introductory course for all students interested in learning more about business. Students will be exposed to many different aspects of the world of business. A primary objective of the course is to broaden both the interests and horizons of early level university students toward understanding the dynamics of business and business careers. Lectures, readings, presentations by guest speakers, videos, etc. will be utilized to facilitate student's learning.

BUS 204

BUSINESS 204Essentials of Financial and Managerial Accounting4 credits
Business Prerequisite: (Mathematics 103), or (PBIS 187, or 188, or 189), or (placement into or completion of Math 104) or (placement or completion of a higher level math course) and Business 198 (or concurrent) and 24 credits, and 2.0 GPA.
This course introduces students to the principles of 1) financial accounting and the preparation, interpretation and analysis of general purpose financial statements for parties external to the organization, and 2) management accounting, the use of accounting information for planning and control, decision making, and the costing of organizational activities. The emphasis is on the use of accounting information rather than the creation of that information. Financial and managerial accounting are covered in roughly equal proportions. Prerequisites: Mathematics 103 or PBIS 187, 188, or 189, or placement into or completion of higher level math, 24 units (crs.), 2.0 GPA, and Business 198 or concurrent enrollment.

BUS 206

BUSINESS 206Essentials of Financial Accounting2 credits
Mathematics 103 or PBIS 187, 188 or 189, or placement into or completion of higher level math, 24 units (crs), 2.0 GPA.
This course provides an introduction to the principles of financial accounting and the preparation, interpretation and analysis of general purpose financial statements for parties external to the organization. Prerequisites: Mathematics 103 or PBIS 187, 188 or 189, or placement into or completion of higher level math, 24 units (crs), 2.0 GPA.

BUS 207

BUSINESS 207Essentials of Managerial Accounting2 credits
Prerequisite: Business 206 with a grade of C or better (or concurrent enrollment in Business 206 in same semester but not in same 7 week session.
This course introduces students to the principles of management accounting, the use of accounting information for planning and control, decision making, and the costing of organizational activities. Prerequisite: Business 206 with a grade of C or better (or concurrent enrollment in Business 206 in same semester but not in same 7 week session.

BUS 210

BUSINESS 210Computer Literacy3 credits
This course is designed to prepare students to be able to use management information systems and to understand their basic concepts. Topics include: the use of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh computer facilities, data processing concepts, hardware concepts, software concepts, and system design and analysis concepts.

BUS 231

BUSINESS 231Personal Finance (GE)3 credits
A study of the major financial decisions encountered by individuals. Subjects covered are: budgeting, use of credit, automobile and consumer durables, insurance, the housing decision, taxes, retirement planning, estate transfer and investments. Each subject is analyzed within the context of a comprehensive framework of personal financial planning. (May not be taken as a major elective by business students).

BUS 275

BUSINESS 275Sustainability: The 21st Century Business Strategy (SS)(XS)3 credits
This course addresses the concept of sustainability with a focus on strategy for organizations. Emphasis is on the triple bottom line of economic, social and environmental perspectives and how the strategy of an organization impacts each of these areas on a micro and macro level, both short and long-term. A substantial portion of the course surrounds a Community Experience with a Community Partner. This experience will involve application of course materials to a major issue our partner is facing.

BUS 284

BUSINESS 284Professional Skills in Business1 credit
Completion of 36 credits including either Economics 204 or 206 and 2.4 GPA.
Students will develop resumes, cover letters, participate in mock interviews and develop professional business skills. In addition, students will conduct career exploration in a variety of ways. This course is designed to prepare students to succeed in a professional business environment after graduation as well as better prepare them for their internship experiences. This course is required prior to admittance to the College of Business and is suggested to be taken the semester immediately before admittance. Prerequisites: Completion of 36 credits including either Economics 204 or 206 and a combined GPA of 2.4. Special course fees may apply.

BUS 300

BUSINESS 300Professional Experience in Business0 credit
Prerequisite: Admission to College of Business or non Business requirements
Professional Experience in Business is a graduation requirement for the College of Business. It involves the student's having a practical work or training experience of sufficient duration that allows the student to understand basic skills or principles required to be qualified for an entry-level professional position following graduation. Prerequisites: Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5 Pass/Fail course.

BUS 311

BUSINESS 311Essentials of Information Systems3 credits
Prerequisites: 44 credits completed and cumulative 2.5 GPA or better.
This course provides students with an understanding of the revolution in information technology (IT) and its strategic and operational impact on organizations. Students get significant hands-on experience in current business technologies. Examples of topics covered include the strategic use of IT, The operational impact of IT, development and acquisition of business systems, IT infrastructure, and IT management issues. Prerequisites: 44 credits completed and cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better.

BUS 320

BUSINESS 320Essentials of Law for Business3 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to the College of Business.
This course primarily examines selected areas of law that affect business. The legal subject matter includes the legal system, civil and criminal law, law of business organizations, statutes regulating business entities, laws affecting business transactions. Additionally, the course includes laws affecting international business and ethics as applied to business. Prerequisites: Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

BUS 321

BUSINESS 321Business Law I3 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to the College of Business.
This course primarily involves an in-depth study of contract law under common law and sales of goods as regulated by Article II of the Uniform Commercial Code. The U.C.C. topics include: transfer of title, risk of loss, warranties, performance and discharge. Secondarily, this course covers, in varying scope: personal and real property, bailments, insurance, estates and trusts, and ethics. Prerequisites: Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5. (Fall)

BUS 322

BUSINESS 322Business Law II3 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to the College of Business.
This course primarily involves an in-depth study of commercial paper (e.g. promissory notes and checks), agency law, general and limited partnerships, corporate law, secured transactions, bankruptcy and accountant's legal liability. Articles III, IV and IX of the Uniform Commercial Code are applied in this course. Secondarily, this course covers some government regulation of business areas and international law. Prerequisites: Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5. 422/622 (Spring)

BUS 331

BUSINESS 331Essentials of Finance3 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to COBA and Business 204, OR Business 201 and 202 or Business 206 and 207 or Business 201 and 207.
A study of the financial decision-making process in business to solve problems and identify business opportunities in a global environment. Students learn to use financial tools (e.g. financial statement, time value of money, cash flow and risk and return analysis) to make optimal capital budgeting, dividend, and capital structure decisions. Prerequisites: Business 204, OR Business 201 and 202 or Business 206 and 207 or Business 201 and 207. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

BUS 332

BUSINESS 332Honors: Business Finance3 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to COBA and Business 204, OR Business 201 and 202 or Business 206 and 207 or Business 201 and 207.
A study of the financial decision-making in business to solve problems and identify business opportunities in a global environment. Students learn to use financial tools (e.g. financial statement analysis, time value of money, cash flow analysis, and risk and return analysis) to make capital budgeting and working-capital decisions. Prerequisites: Business 204. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

BUS 341

BUSINESS 341Essentials of Operations Management3 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to the College of Business.
This course is an overview of production and service management, including supply chain management, production and capacity planning, quality and productivity, process selection, facility location and layout, purchasing, inventory planning, scheduling, just-in-time, and project management. In addition, this course incorporates the triple bottom line of sustainability (people, planet and profit). Prerequisites: Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

BUS 351

BUSINESS 351Essentials of Organizational Behavior3 credits
Admission to the College of Business, or a 2.5 combined GPA and completion of 44 credits including Econ 106 or 204 or 206.
This course seeks to introduce the student to issues relating to the management of people in organizations. Behavior is sought to be understood in the light of empirical and theoretical research and to relate such understanding to the management of organizations. Human behavior is considered a function of individual, group and organization dynamics. Concepts and practices related to motivation, perception, intra-group and inter-group dynamics, team management, leadership, communication, decision-making, organizational design, and organizational culture will be explored. These concepts will also be discussed in light of their many applications in human resource management and other relevant business disciplines and topics. Prerequisites: Admission to the College of Business, or a 2.5 combined GPA and completion of 44 credits including Econ 106 or 204 or 206. NOTE: This change corresponds to a change in the Economics course sequence.

BUS 361

BUSINESS 361Essentials of Human Resource Management3 credits
Admission to the College of Business, or a 2.5 combined GPA and completion of 44 credits including Econ 106 or 204 or 206.
This course covers various concepts and theories related to human resources management (HRM) functions such as human resource planning, the legal environment, planning and forecasting, recruitment, selection, training and development, performance appraisal, reward systems, compensation, benefits, labor relations, and international HRM. Prerequisites: Admission to the College of Business, or a 2.5 combined GPA and completion of 44 credits including Econ 106 or 204 or 206. NOTE: This change corresponds to a change in the Economics course sequence.

BUS 371

BUSINESS 371Essentials of Marketing3 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to the College of Business.
Topics reflect decisions businesses make such as how to segment markets and target groups of buyers, what products/services to develop, how to set prices, how to advertise and promote products/services, and how to get products/services to customers. Other issues discussed include personal selling, market research, market strategy, and how people buy. Several applied assignments exist, both qualitative and quantitative. Students entering the course are expected to have good algebra and other basic math skills; knowledge of Microsoft Excel is a plus. Prerequisites: Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

BUS 389

BUSINESS 389Quantitative Business Analysis3 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to the College of Business and Economics 210 or Math 301.
The focus of this course is the principles, concepts, and techniques of electronic spreadsheets and the use of electronic spreadsheets in applied quantitative business analysis. The course is a hands-on applications course using the statistical concepts developed in Economics 210. Prerequisites: Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

BUS 391

BUSINESS 391Independent Study1 credit
Prerequisite: Admission to the College of Business.
See Independent Study under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements. Prerequisites: Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

BUS 417

BUSINESS 417Information Systems Strategy and Management3 credits
Prerequisites: Full Admission to COB, senior standing, completion of Info Sys 481, AND completion or concurrent enrollment in Business 311, 351, 361, 320, 331, 341, 371, AND (Business 442 OR Business 492).
This course is the capstone course for the IS major. The focus of the course is all aspects of management in the IS function including IS strategy, information resource management, IS service management, investment evaluation and personnel management. As a capstone, a major component is the analysis, design, and implementation of a real-world project using proper project management techniques. Prerequisites: Business majors who have been admitted to the COB, senior standing, completion of Info Sys 481, AND completion or concurrent enrollment in Business 311, 351, 361, 320, 331, 341, 371, AND (Business 442 OR Business 492). All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

BUS 442

BUSINESS 442Business Cooperative Study1 credit
Prerequisites: Completion of Business 284 and Admission to the College of Business.
Full-time, off-campus experiential learning that integrates knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development in a professional setting. Co-ops give students the opportunity to gain valuable applied experience and make connections in professional fields they are considering for career paths and give employers the opportunity to guide and evaluate talent. Prerequisites: Completion of Business 284 and Business majors who have been admitted to the COB.

BUS 451

BUSINESS 451Business and Society3 credits
Prerequisite: Business 352. Admission to COB
The identification and assessment of forces that have shaped the relationships between business and society. Moral and ethical questions are addressed. Prerequisites: Business 352. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5

BUS 453

BUSINESS 453Managing Change3 credits
Prereq: FULL Admit to the COB, Senior stand (last semester of enrollment), & completion or concurrent enroll in Business 442 (Bus Co-op Study), OR Business 492 (Intern Course) & have submitted a graduate application.
This course is designed to help students develop an understanding of how to both identify strategic changes that are desirable for an organization and how to implement those changes. Students will develop a change management plan. Specific topics include: strategic planning, developing a change management plan, overcoming resistance to change, managing cultural change and helping organizations become more change friendly. Prerequisites: Business majors who have been admitted to the COB, Senior standing (last semester of enrollment), AND completion or concurrent enrollment in Business 442 (Business Cooperative Study), OR Business 492 (Internship Course), AND have submitted a graduation application. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5

BUS 454

BUSINESS 454Managing the Family and Closely-Held Business3 credits
Prereq: FULL Admit to the COB, Senior stand (last semester of enrollment), & completion or concurrent enroll in Business 442 (Bus Co-op Study), OR Business 492 (Intern Course) & have submitted a graduate application.
This course is designed to help students develop an understanding of how managing a FCHB is unique in terms of both the internal dynamics of a family held business and from multiple functional perspectives: strategy, marketing, human resources, finance, and accounting. Students will develop a plan for a specific FCHB. This course meets the capstone requirement in Business. Prerequisites: Business majors who have been admitted to the COB, Senior standing (last semester of enrollment), Completion or concurrent enrollment in Business 442 (Business Cooperative Study) OR Business 492, (Internship Course) AND have submitted a graduation application. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5

BUS 455

BUSINESS 455Strategic Management3 credits
Prereq: FULL Admit to the COB, Senior stand (last semester of enrollment), & completion or concurrent enroll in Business 442 (Bus Co-op Study), OR Business 492 (Intern Course) & have submitted a graduate application.
An integrative senior-level application of the theories of functional business areas to decision making and policy formulation in organization-wide situations. Prerequisites: Business majors who have been admitted to the COB, Senior Standing (last semester of enrollment), Completion or concurrent enrollment in Business 442 (Business Cooperative Study) OR Business 492, (Internship Course) AND have submitted a graduate application. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5

BUS 474

BUSINESS 474Honors Thesis3 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to the College of Business.
Honors Thesis project will presume a significant project in the student's major field of study (e.g. a written project of consequence or software with important output). Proposals must show clear promise of honors level work and be sponsored by a faculty member in the student's major. These, in turn, should be submitted to the Undergraduate Student Programs Process Director, who has final authority for approval and final determination of units (crs.). Prerequisites: University Honors program and senior standing. Prerequisites: Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

BUS 477

BUSINESS 477Business Growth and Development3 credits
Prereq: FULL Admit to the COB, Senior stand (last semester of enrollment), & completion or concurrent enroll in Business 442 (Bus Co-op Study), OR Business 492 (Intern Course) & have submitted a graduate application.
This course is designed to satisfy the College of Business culminating experience requirement. Open to all College of Business students, the course is structured in a manner that will enhance each person's ability to understand business at a more holistic level. Students will gain insights about the many interdependencies that link the different functional areas of business together and will learn how to perform a comprehensive business/market analysis (with emphasis placed on identifying external opportunities and threats). This type of analysis is critical to strategic planning and requires some skill at correctly identifying and defining various issues, analyzing their nature, developing potential courses of action and then implementing "vest" practices/solutions. Prerequisites: Business majors who have been admitted to the COB, Senior standing (last semester of enrollment), and completion or enrollment in Business 442 (Business Cooperative Study), OR Business 492 (Internship Course) AND have submitted a graduate application. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

BUS 480

BUSINESS 480Topics in International Business3 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to the College of Business.
This course will present a study of selected, current relevant international business topics. Students are allowed to enroll in this course twice for credit, subject to a difference in topics between the two enrollments. Topics will stress the opportunities and risks from organizations doing business internationally, how the international business practices differ from domestic business practices, or how business is conducted internationally compared to domestic standards. Prerequisites: Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

BUS 486

BUSINESS 486Student Consulting Practicum3 credits
Prereq: Admit to COBA, Sr Stndng (last smstr enroll), Cmpltn Prfssl Exp Rqrmnt (PER) or enroll in Bus 492 & have submitted a grad applct cmpltn of the bus core, 3.0 GPA & consent. Cmpltn of Bus 300 or cmpltn of Bus 300 or cmpltn or cncrrnt 442 or 492.
The student consulting practicum offers confidential business assistance to local companies. The program is specifically designed to 1) provide top College of Business students an opportunity to apply knowledge gained in the classroom and 2) provide area businesses with high quality solutions to current business problems. Prerequisites: 3.0 GPA and consent of instructor. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB, Senior Standing (last semester of enrollment), Completion of or concurrent enrollment in Business 442 (Business Cooperative Study) OR Business 492 (Internship Course), AND have submitted a graduate application. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

BUS 488

BUSINESS 488IWM Portfolio Seminar1 credit
Senior standing (last semester of enrollment); official GPA of 2.5 or better, or admt to the COB; completion or concurrent enrollment in Business 492 or 442 or Journal 427 or Comp Sci 399 & have submitted a graduation application.
Every student in the IWM major is required to develop a digital portfolio that documents significant work they have created throughout their studies. This course is led by an instructor who serves mostly as an advisor to students on how to complete their portfolios, as well as evaluate their content for assessment purposes. That instructor will involve advisory board members and other faculty members in the evaluation. Prerequisites: Senior standing (last semester of enrollment); official GPA of 2.5 or better, or Business majors who have been admitted to the COB; completion or concurrent enrollment in Business 492 (Internship) or 442 (Business Cooperative Study) or Journalism 427 (Internship) or Computer Science 399 (Internship) AND have submitted a graduation application. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

BUS 490

BUSINESS 490Business Topics3 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to the College of Business.
Current business topics will be studied. Students are allowed to enroll in this course twice for credit, subject to a difference in topics between the two enrollments. Topics will reflect current relevant trends in business today. Prerequisites: Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

BUS 491

BUSINESS 491Independent Study1 credit
Prerequisite: Admission to the College of Business.
See Independent Study under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements. Prerequisites: Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

BUS 492

BUSINESS 492Business Administration Internship0 credit
Prerequisites: Completion of Business 284 and Admission to the College of Business.
Experiential learning that integrates knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development in a professional setting. Internships give students the opportunity to gain valuable applied experience and make connections in professional fields they are considering for career paths and give employers the opportunity to guide and evaluate talent. Prerequisites: Completion of Business 284 and Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5

BUS 494

BUSINESS 494International Business Study Tour1 credit
Prerequisite: Admission to the College of Business.
Requirements for study tours includes: (1) travel to various countries directed by business faculty members to provide students direct contact with economic and business issues in other societies. (2) reading background material; (3) attendance at classes; (4) participating in field lectures; (5) writing a report and/or other assignments. For graduate credit, an additional research assignment, paper or project is also required. Course may be repeated for up to 6 total credits IF the student travels to different countries. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor (for undergraduate credit). Admission to full standing in the MBA program and consent of instructor (for graduate credit). All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5 494/694

ECON 106

ECON 106General Economics (SS)(XS)3 credits
Can not enroll in 106 if you have completed Econ 206, 207, 208 or 209
Analysis of some of the major current issues in the American economy undertaken after a historical survey of the emergence of modern economic institutions. Not open to students with either Economics 206, 207, 208 or 209.

ECON 110

ECON 110Economics in Wisconsin (SS)(XS)3 credits
This course introduces students to the fundamental concepts in both micro and macroeconomics. Students then apply those concepts to explain economic current events and policies affecting Wisconsinites and the state of Wisconsin and discuss logical ideas for improving economic well-being.

ECON 204

ECON 204Principles of Macroeconomics (SS)(XS)3 credits
Prerequisite: Completion of a PBIS course, or concurrent enrollment in (or completion of) Math 104, 106, 108, or 204, or qualified to enroll in Math 171 via UW Placement Exam
Economic role of the government sector; government expenditures and taxation; national income analysis; economic fluctuations; money and banking; economic growth; international economics. Prerequisite: Completion of a PBIS course, or concurrent enrollment in (or completion of) Math 104, 106, 108, or 204, or qualified to enroll in Math 171 via UW Placement Exam. Not open to students who have completed Economics 319-499.

ECON 206

ECON 206Principles of Microeconomics (SS)(XS)3 credits
Prerequisites: Math 104, 106, 108, 204, 206 or 171 with a grade of C or better or qualified to enroll in Math 171 via UW Placement Exam.
Features of the American economy; demand, supply and the price system; consumer theory, theory of the firm, market structure; distribution of income; environmental and energy problems; comparative economic systems. Prerequisite: Math 104, 106, 108, 204, 206 or 171 with a grade of C or better or qualified to enroll in Math 171 via UW Placement Exam. Not open to students who have completed Economics 319-499.

ECON 208

ECON 208Honors: Principles of Microeconomics (SS)3 credits
Admitted to UWO Honors program, Math 103 with a grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in PBIS or math 104 or higher or Math placement above Math 104
Study of the system of production and distribution of goods and services in the American Economy. Topics include analysis of the operation of markets, consumer theory, production decisions, market structure, and the distribution of income. Emphasis is on study of economic policy and institutions. Prerequisite: Honors status and Math 104, 108, 204, or 171 with a grade of C or better or qualified to enroll in Math 171 via UW Placement Exam. Not open to students who have completed Economics 319-499.

ECON 209

ECON 209Honors: Principles of Macroeconomics (SS)3 credits
Prerequisites: Honors status and satisfaction of the minimum University Mathematics Requirement. PBIS, Math 104 or higher or Plcm't score test into Math 106 & higher
Analysis of the factors that influence the level of employment, the rate of inflation, and the rate of growth of Gross Domestic Product. Topics include aggregate demand, aggregate supply, economic fluctuations, the role of money, fiscal and monetary policy, international trade, and productivity. Prerequisite: Honors status; and completion of a PBIS course, or concurrent enrollment in (or completion of) Math 104, 108, 204, or qualified to enroll in Math 171 via UW Placement Exam. Not open to students who have completed Economics 319-499.

ECON 210

ECON 210Economic and Business Statistics (XM)(MA)3 credits
Prerequisite: Math 204 or 206 or 171 with a grade of C or better, or qualification for enrollment in Math 171 via Math Placement exam. Not open to students who have completed Economics 472 or 473.
Descriptive methods; probability and inference; regression and correlation. Prerequisite: Mathematics 204 or 206 or 171 with a grade of C or better, or qualification for enrollment in Mathematics 171 via Math Placement exam. Not open to students who have completed Economics 472 or 473. Enrollment may be restricted to Economics and Business/Pre-Business majors.

ECON 307

ECON 307Discrimination, Gender, and the Economy3 credits
Econ 106, 204, 206, 208 or 209.Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level COB dept courses, have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
Analysis of the experiences of women and ethnic minorities in the economy, extending the traditional interpretations of economic issues to the unique experiences of these groups. Economic tools will be developed, and then applied to such topics as Comparable Worth, Wage Determination, Occupational Choice and Segregation, Poverty, and the Criminal Justice System. Cross-listed: Economics 307/Women's and Gender Studies/Social Justice 307. Students may receive credit for only one of the three cross-listed courses. Prerequisites: Economics 106, 204, 206, 208 or 209. Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

ECON 319

ECON 319Economics of Less Developed Countries (NW) (SS)3 credits
Econ 204 or 209 & Econ 206 or 208, w a grade of C or better in both crses. Bus mjrs; Econ Bus mjrs, admt to the COB Econ L&S.; All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level COB crs, have completed 60 credits w a cmbnd GPA of 2.5.
Economic and institutional conditions of less developed countries; ideas and performance records of promoting socio-economic development. Prerequisites: Economics 204 or 209 and Economics 206 or 208, with a grade of C or better in both courses. Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

ECON 329

ECON 329Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (SS)3 credits
Math 171 or both Math 204 and 206, and a grade of C or better in Econ 206 or 208 and Econ 207 or 209. Admt COB, All other students can take up to 21 crs of 300/400 level courses provided they complt 60 crs w a 2.5 GPA.
Theory of demand; pricing and output; allocation of resources; income distribution. Prerequisite: Mathematics 171 or both Mathematics 204 and 206, and a grade of C or better in Economics 204 or 209 and Economics 206 or 208. Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

ECON 331

ECON 331Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (SS)3 credits
Math 171 or both Math 204 and 206, and a grade of C or better in Econ 206 or 208 and Econ 207 or 209. Admt COB, All other students can take up to 21 crs of 300/400 level courses provided they complt 60 crs w a 2.5 GPA.
Fundamentals of national income and product accounting; theory of the determination of income, output, employment, interest rate and price level; survey of economic growth models; application of fiscal and monetary policy. Prerequisites: Mathematics 171 or Mathematics 204 and 206, and a grade of C or better in Economics 204 or 209 and Economics 206 or 208. Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

ECON 336

ECON 336Comparative Economic Systems (SS)3 credits
Econ 206 or 208 and Econ 204 or 209 with a grade of C or better Admt to COB, All other students can take up to 21 300/400 level Bus crs provided they compt 60 crs w a combined 2.5 GPA.
An evaluation of existing and experimental economic systems in Europe, United States of America, transition economics, China and the Third World for their potential to meet anticipated future economic problems. Prerequisites: Economics 206 or 208 and Economics 204 or 209 with a grade of C or better. Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

ECON 339

ECON 339Urban and Regional Economics and Policy (SS)3 credits
Econ 204 or 209 & Econ 206 or 208, w a grade of C or better in both crses. Bus mjrs; Econ Bus mjrs, admt to the COB Econ L&S.; All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level COB crs, have completed 60 credits w a cmbnd GPA of 2.5.
Location theory of economic activities; economics of urban sites and regions; analysis of urban-regional problems and policies. Prerequisites: Economics 204 or 209 and Economics 206 or 208, with a grade of C or better in both courses. Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5. 339/539

ECON 340

ECON 340Economics of Sports (SS)3 credits
Econ 204 or 209 & Econ 206 or 208, w a grade of C or better in both crses. Bus mjrs; Econ Bus mjrs, admt to the COB Econ L&S.; All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level COB crs, have completed 60 credits w a cmbnd GPA of 2.5.
The purpose of this class is to familiarize students with basic economic concepts as they pertain to the economics of sports. Students will explore selected aspects of the sports business and be able to evaluate analytical arguments based on economic models as they pertain to sports issues. An emphasis will be placed on such topics as demand, cost, franchising, stadium attendance/finance, and labor markets. Prerequisites: Economics 204 or 209 and Economics 206 or 208, with a grade of C or better both courses. Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

ECON 360

ECON 360Environmental Economics and Policy (SS)3 credits
Econ 206 or 208, with a grade of C or better. Business majors; All Econ majors, admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level COB department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
A study of environmental problems and their causes in a free market context. Economic policy alternatives are evaluated for solving pollution and other environmental problems. Prerequisites: Economics 206 or 208, with a grade of C or better. Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

ECON 363

ECON 363Growth and Development of the U.S. Economy (SS)3 credits
Econ 204 or 209 & Econ 206 or 208, w a grade of C or better in both crses. Bus mjrs; Econ Bus mjrs, admt to the COB Econ L&S.; All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level COB crs, have completed 60 credits w a cmbnd GPA of 2.5.
Development of the United States economy, from its English origins to present time. Prerequisite: Economics 204 or 209 and Economics 206 or 208, with a grade of C or better in both courses. Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

ECON 368

ECON 368Health Care Economics (SS)3 credits
Econ 204 or 209 & Econ 206 or 208, w a grade of C or better in both crses. Bus mjrs; Econ Bus mjrs, admt to the COB Econ L&S.; All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level COB crs, have completed 60 credits w a cmbnd GPA of 2.5.
A study of the economic structure of the health care industry and health care problems in the United States. Emphasis on the delivery and pricing of health care as well as alternative public policies dealing with cost and distribution problems. Prerequisites: Economics 204 or 209 and Economics 206 or 208, with a grade of C or better in both courses. Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5. 368/568

ECON 386

ECON 386Economics of Latin America (SS)3 credits
Econ 206 or 208 and Econ 204 or 209 with a grade of C or better Admt to COB, All other students can take up to 21 300/400 level Bus crs provided they compt 60 crs w a combined 2.5 GPA.
This course analyzes the economic issues surrounding the economic policies and economic development of Latin American countries. We will examine the persistent barriers to economic development in Latin America, as well as the occasional success stories. Economic principles will be used to understand the root balance of payments difficulties, exchange rate and debt crises, hyperinflation, dollarization, and geographical and income inequalities throughout the region. Also, the course will evaluate Latin American development policies ranging from the import-substituting industrialization policies of the 1950's to 1970's to the market-oriented reforms of the 1980's to the present. Aid policies and international monetary institution advice and plans will be examined. Prerequisites: Economics 206 or 208 and Economics 204 or 209 with a grade of C or better. Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

ECON 387

ECON 387Economic & Social Development of Great Britain3 credits
Econ 106 or 204 or 206 or 208 or 209 with a grade of C or better. Bus majors; All Econ majors, admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level COB dept courses, provided they have cmpltd 60 credits w a cmbnd GPA of 2.5.
This course analyzes the economic issues surrounding the economic and social development of Great Britain, focusing mainly on the areas England and Scotland. We will examine the historic perspectives of development and how those processes still affect current day economic life in the region. Our analysis will intertwine the history of both the social and economic, using economic principles to understand the current standard of living. We will begin our study with the ancient peoples of the area, from earliest times through the Roman occupation, the middle ages, the industrial revolution, and onward to the modern day. Prerequisites: Economics 106 or 204 or 206 or 208 or 209 with a grade of C or better. Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

ECON 388

ECON 388Economics of European Integration & Growth3 credits
Econ 206 or 208 and Econ 204 or 209 with a grade of C or better Admt to COB, All other students can take up to 21 300/400 level Bus crs provided they compt 60 crs w a combined 2.5 GPA.
This course covers the evolution of modern economic growth and development in Europe, emphasizing institutional change. Topics will be chosen to illustrate how theoretical frameworks are essential for understanding and evaluating both the past and the past's connections to the present and future. Prerequisites: Economics 206 or 208 and Economics 204 or 209 with a grade of C or better. Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

ECON 390

ECON 390Transportation Economics (SS)3 credits
Econ 204 or 209 & Econ 206 or 208, w a grade of C or better in both crses. Bus mjrs; Econ Bus mjrs, admt to the COB Econ L&S.; All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level COB crs, have completed 60 credits w a cmbnd GPA of 2.5.
Analysis of organizational structures, operational characteristics, and managerial policies of railroads, motor carriers, domestic barge lines, airlines, and pipe lines. Emphasis on rates, services and public regulation. Prerequisites: Economics 204 or 209 and Economics 206 or 208, with a grade of C or better in both courses. Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

ECON 399

ECON 399Special Topics in Economics (SS)3 credits
The study of a current topic of Economic interest, not normally covered in our curriculum. Course details will be available in the department office.

ECON 403

ECON 403Public Sector Economics (SS)3 credits
Econ 204 or 209 & Econ 206 or 208, w a grade of C or better in both crses. Bus mjrs; Econ Bus mjrs, admt to the COB Econ L&S.; All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level COB crs, have completed 60 credits w a cmbnd GPA of 2.5.
Economics of federal, state and local governments; analysis of the effects of expenditures, taxes and subsidies; intergovernmental fiscal relations; efficiency and decision making in the public sector. Prerequisites: Economics 204 or 209 and Economics 206 or 208, with a grade of C or better in both courses. Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5. 403/603

ECON 405

ECON 405Money and Banking (SS)3 credits
Econ 204 or 209 & Econ 206 or 208, w a grade of C or better in both crses. Bus mjrs; Econ Bus mjrs, admt to the COB Econ L&S.; All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level COB crs, have completed 60 credits w a cmbnd GPA of 2.5.
Monetary systems and monetary policy; emphasis on the American banking system and the Federal Reserve System. Prerequisites: Economics 204 or 209 and Economics 206 or 208, with a grade of C or better in both courses. Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & Minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business dept courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

ECON 409

ECON 409History of Economic Thought (SS)3 credits
Econ 106 or 204 or 206 or 208 or 209 with a grade of C or better. Bus majors; All Econ majors, admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level COB dept courses, provided they have cmpltd 60 credits w a cmbnd GPA of 2.5.
Development of economic ideas from early mercantilistic thought through the twentieth century. Prerequisites: Economics 106 or 204 or 206 or 208 or 209 with a grade of C or better. Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

ECON 410

ECON 410International Capital Markets (SS)3 credits
Econ 204 or 209 & Econ 206 or 208, w a grade of C or better in both crses. Bus mjrs; Econ Bus mjrs, admt to the COB Econ L&S.; All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level COB crs, have completed 60 credits w a cmbnd GPA of 2.5.
This course analyzes the economic issues and impacts of capital movements among nations. These issues include: open macroeconomic theory and policy, capital account imbalances, financial crises, exchange rate volatility, foreign direct investment, capital controls, monetary standards, emerging country impacts of capital mobility, monetary unions, and international regulatory regimes. Prerequisites: Economics 204 or 209 and Economics 206 or 208, with a grade of C or better in both courses. Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

ECON 420

ECON 420International Trade and Finance (SS)3 credits
Econ 206 or 208 and Econ 204 or 209 with a grade of C or better Admt to COB, All other students can take up to 21 300/400 level Bus crs provided they compt 60 crs w a combined 2.5 GPA.
Analysis of international trade, including the theory of free trade, the impact of trade barriers, and international trade organizations. Analysis of the international finance system, including the balance of payments, exchange markets, and exchange rate determination. Prerequisites: Economics 206 or 208 and Economics 204 or 209 with a grade of C or better. Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

ECON 421

ECON 421Honors: International Trade and Finance (SS)3 credits
Econ 204 or 209 & Econ 206 or 208, w a grade of C or better in both crses. Bus mjrs; Econ Bus mjrs, admt to the COB Econ L&S.; All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level COB crs, have completed 60 credits w a cmbnd GPA of 2.5.
Analysis of international trade, including the theory of free trade, the impact of trade barriers, and international organizations. Analysis of international finance system, including the balance of payments, exchange markets, and macroeconomic policy in an open economy. Prerequisites: Economics 204 or 209 and Economics 206 or 208 with a grade of C or better. Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5. In addition, students are expected to be familiar with high school algebra and geometry because graphical analysis is very important in presenting and understanding the subject matter involved.

ECON 431

ECON 431Labor Economics (SS)3 credits
Econ 204 or 209 & Econ 206 or 208, w a grade of C or better in both crses. Bus mjrs; Econ Bus mjrs, admt to the COB Econ L&S.; All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level COB crs, have completed 60 credits w a cmbnd GPA of 2.5.
Analysis of the economy's labor resource. Major topics include labor markets, workforce programs, economic security arrangements, the labor movement, and collective bargaining. Prerequisites: Economics 204 or 209 and Economics 206 or 208, with a grade of C or better in both courses. Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

ECON 433

ECON 433Managerial Economics (SS)3 credits
Prerequisite: Economics 204 or 209 and Economics 206 or 208; and Economics 210 or Math 301 with a grade of C or better in each class. Admt COB, All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level Bus courses with 60 crs complt w 2.5 GPA
This course draws heavily on marginal economic analysis, quantitative optimization techniques, and statistical procedures to help management achieve established objectives. Management objectives are studied in a framework of short run profit maximization as well as in a long run framework. This long run theory of behavior encompasses a time dimension where the primary goal of a manager becomes wealth maximization rather than short run profit maximization. Finally, an important element in the class is the relationship between the firm and society. Managerial Economics clarifies the role firms play in society and identifies means of increasing their benefits to society. Prerequisites: Economics 204 or 209 and Economics 206 or 208; and Economics 210 or Math 301 with a grade of C or better in each class. Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

ECON 437

ECON 437Applied Monetary Policy and PracticeNon-Standard Number credits
PR: Economics 204 or 209 and Economics 206 or 208; and Economics 305 or 331 and Economics 210 or Math 301 with a grade of C or better in each class or instructor consent.
Students will learn how to forecast macroeconomic conditions. In doing so, students will examine how consumer and business practices affect, and are in turn affected by, the current conditions and outlook for the U.S. economy. Basic statistical skills necessary to forecast macroeconomic conditions will be taught. Students will analyze how the government's monetary policy practices and government decision-making is based on such macroeconomic forecasts. As a team, the students will present a recommended macroeconomic policy to a board of economists at the Chicago Federal Reserve Bank. Prerequisites: Economics 204 or 209 and Economics 206 or 208; and Economics 305 or 331 and Economics 210 or Math 301 with a grade of C or better in each class Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5 or instructor consent.

ECON 446

ECON 446Independent Study (SS)1 credit
Econ 204 or 209 & Econ 206 or 208, w a grade of C or better in both crses. Bus mjrs; Econ Bus mjrs, admt to the COB Econ L&S.; All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level COB crs, have completed 60 credits w a cmbnd GPA of 2.5.
See Independent Study under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements. Prerequisites: Economics 204 or 209 and Economics 206 or 208 with a grade of C or better, Business majors; All Econ majors, who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5 and consent of department chair.

ECON 456

ECON 456Related Readings (SS)1 credit
Econ 204 or 209 & Econ 206 or 208, w a grade of C or better in both crses. Bus mjrs; Econ Bus mjrs, admt to the COB Econ L&S.; All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level COB crs, have completed 60 credits w a cmbnd GPA of 2.5.
See Related Readings under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements. Prerequisites: Economics 204 or 209 and Economics 206 or 208 with a grade of C or better Business majors; All Econ majors, who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5 and consent of department chair.

ECON 460

ECON 460Natural Resource Economics (SS)3 credits
Economics 204 or 209 and Economics 206 or 208, with a grade of C or better in both courses, and completion of either Math 171, or both Math 204 and Math 206.
An application of microeconomic principles to optimum use of land, water, energy, and other more specific resources. Alternative public policies are evaluated for the solution of resource allocation problems. Prerequisites: Economics 204 or 209 and Economics 206 or 208, with a grade of C or better in both courses, and completion of either Math 171, or both Math 204 and Math 206. Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

ECON 466

ECON 466Industrial Organization (SS)3 credits
Econ 206 or 208 and Econ 204 or 209 with a grade of C or better Admt to COB, All other students can take up to 21 300/400 level Bus crs provided they compt 60 crs w a combined 2.5 GPA.
Regulatory and promotional policies and programs of the Federal Government affecting the operation of the market system. Prerequisites: Economics 206 or 208 and Economics 204 or 209 with a grade of C or better. Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

ECON 471

ECON 471Introduction to Mathematical Economics (SS)3 credits
Econ 204 or 209 and Econ 206 or 208 and Econ 229 and 331 with a grade of "C" or better.
The application of mathematical tools to economics with emphasis on the description and use of the tools; mathematical models of decision making and optimization. Prerequisites: Economics 204 or 209 and Economics 206 or 208, and Economics 329 and 331, with a grade of B or better in each class, and completion of the mathematics requirement for economics majors Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5. and permission of instructor. 471/671

ECON 472

ECON 472Time Series Analysis and Forecasting3 credits
Econ 210 or Mathematics 301 with a grade of C or better
This class introduces a variety of methods to analyze time-series data and generate statistical forecasts. Analytical techniques such as seasonal and weighted averaging, exponential smoothing and auto-regressive moving averages will be studied. Students will work with computer software applications of real world economic and business problems to aid in development of decision-making skills. Prerequisites: Economics 210 or Math 301, with a grade of C or better. Business majors;Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

ECON 473

ECON 473Econometric Methods (SS)3 credits
Prerequisite: Economics 204 or 209 and Economics 206 or 208; and Economics 210 or Math 301 with a grade of C or better in each class. Admt COB, All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level Bus courses with 60 crs complt w 2.5 GPA
An introduction to the statistical regression techniques widely used by researchers in Economics and Business Finance. Single and multiple regression of time-series and cross sectional data. Prerequisites: Economics 204 or 209 and Economics 206 or 208; and Economics 210 or Math 301 with a grade of C or better in each class. Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5. 473/673

ECON 474

ECON 474Honors: Honors Thesis (SS)1 credit
Prerequisites: University Honors status and junior standing. Economics 206 or 208 and Economics 207 or 209 with a grade of "C" or better. Maximum of 6 units (crs.)
Honors thesis projects include any advanced independent endeavor in the student's major field of study e.g. a written thesis, scientific experiment or research project, or creative arts exhibit or production. Proposals (attached to Independent Study contract) must show clear promise of honors level work and be approved by a faculty sponsor. Course title for transcript will be 'Honors Thesis.' Completed projects will be announced and presented to interested students and faculty. Prerequisites: University Honors status and junior standing. Economics 206 or 208 and Economics 204 or 209 with a grade of C or better. Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5. Maximum of 6 units (crs.).

ECON 499

ECON 499Senior Seminar in Economics (SS)3 credits
Econ 204 or 209 and Econ 206 or 208 and Econ 229 and 331 with a grade of "C" or better.
A seminar in applied economics which focuses on selected current economic problems. Prerequisites: Econ 204 or 209 and Econ 206 or 208 with a grade of C or better, Econ 329 and Econ 331. Admitted Business majors; Admitted Econ Bus majors, Econ COLS majors & minors. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

FINANCE 320

FINANCE 320Real Estate Finance3 credits
Prerequisites: Admission to the College of Business and Business 389 with a grade of "C" or better and 331 with a grade of "C" or better.
This course involves a study of investments in real estate including the economics of the real estate market, investment strategy, risk and return analysis, financial leverage, investment analysis, mortgage underwriting, and the secondary mortgage market. This course also includes application of the time value of money, discounted cash flow models, cash flow projections, and financial analysis. Prerequisites: Business 331 with a grade of "C" or better and Business 389 with a grade of "C" or better. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

FINANCE 326

FINANCE 326Real Estate Principles3 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to the College of Business.
A study of the acquisition, use, control, transfer, taxation, and legal aspects of real estate. Real estate (also called realty or real property) deal with land and building. This course includes application of legal principles to real estate. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

FINANCE 333

FINANCE 333Financial Markets3 credits
Prerequisites: Admission to the College of Business and Business 389 with a grade of "C" or better and 331 with a grade of "C" or better.
A study of the financial system of the United States and other countries. Topics in this course include financial markets, financial securities such as financial derivatives, financial institutions, laws and regulations. The course examines the role and operation of financial markets to raise and allocate scarce capital resources. The course also examines how interest rates are determined and the effects of the Federal Reserve and Treasury policies on the financial system. Prerequisites: Business 389 with a grade of "C" or better and Business 331 with a grade of "C" or better. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

FINANCE 334

FINANCE 334Investment Management3 credits
Prerequisites: Admission to the College of Business and Business 389 with a grade of "C" or better and 331 with a grade of "C" or better.
A study of investment and portfolio management theories and concepts used to identify investment opportunities in global financial markets. Attention is centered on the analysis of the risk-return characteristics of investment vehicles including financial derivatives. Prerequisites: Business 389 with a grade of "C" or better and Business 331 with a grade of "C" or better. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

FINANCE 335

FINANCE 335International Business Finance3 credits
Prerequisites: Admission to the College of Business and Business 389 with a grade of "C" or better and 331 with a grade of "C" or better.
A study of international financial theory, markets and instruments used in the management of the investing and the financing of a global business. The course includes application of currency forecasting, speculation and hedging to international investing and financing decisions. Prerequisites: Business 389 with a grade of "C" or better and Business 331 with a grade of "C" or better. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

FINANCE 340

FINANCE 340Risk Management and Insurance3 credits
Admit to Cob, Business 331 with a C or better OR Math 171 with a C or better. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level COB dept courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
An introductory study of the risk management process and the importance of insurance as a method of handling risk. This course is designed to generate an aware of the nature of risk, its effects on individual and business decisions, and the methods available for treating risk. Course content includes property insurance, auto insurance, life and health insurance, workers compensation and employee benefits. Relationships between risk management and other functional areas of business are also considered. Prerequisites: Business 331 with a C or better OR Math 171 with a C or better. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

FINANCE 351

FINANCE 351Financial Planning for Individuals3 credits
Prerequisites: Business 331 with a grade of C or better.
A risk management approach to the financial uncertainty of individuals and households. This includes the use of insurance for autos and homes, life insurance, disability insurance, health insurance, annuities, retirement accounts, and social security to meet the financial needs of individuals. Prerequisites: Business 331 with a grade of "C" or better. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

FINANCE 431

FINANCE 431Financial Statement Analysis3 credits
Prerequisites: Admt to COB, Accounting 208, & Business 389 and 331 with a grade of C or better in each course. All other students can take up to 21 crs of 300/400 Bus courses w 60 credits & 2.5 combined GPA
A study of the financial theory and applications used in the day-to-day management of a business and its financial statements in a global environment. The course is focused on the analysis of financial statements, financial forecasting, and the decision-making process of managing growth. Prerequisites: Accounting 208, Business 389, Business 331 with a grade of "C" or better in each course. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

FINANCE 433

FINANCE 433Management of Financial Institutions3 credits
Prerequisites: Admt COB, Accounting 208 and Business 331 with a grade of "C" or better in each course and Finance 333. All other students can take up to 21 crs of 300/400 Bus courses w 60 credits & a combined 2.5 GPA
The application of the decision-making process of depository institutions such as commercial banks, thrifts, and credit unions in global financial markets. Key topics include analyzing bank performance, asset and liability management, managing interest rate risk, financial innovations, and the role of financial institutions in capital formation. Prerequisites: Accounting 208 and Business 331 with a grade of "C" or better in each course and Finance 333. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

FINANCE 434

FINANCE 434Security Analysis3 credits
Prerequisites: Admt COB, Accounting 208 with a grade of C or better and Finance 334. All other students can take up to 21 credits of300/400 Bus courses, w 60 credits & combined 2.5 GPA.
The application of valuation models to global investment opportunities. Students are required to obtain, organize, and analyze internal and external data as it relates to the management of an investment portfolio. Prerequisites: Accounting 208 with a grade of "C" or better and Finance 334. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

FINANCE 436

FINANCE 436Advanced Financial Management3 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to COBA, Accounting 208 with a "C" or better and Finance 333 and Finance 334.
A study of the financial theory and applications used in business investment, financing, and dividend decision in a global environment. The course employs the case study pedagogy requiring students to analyze business situations and make business investment, financing, and dividend decisions using problem solving techniques and critical thinking. Prerequisites: Accounting 208 with a "C" or better and Finance 333 and Finance 334.Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

FINANCE 438

FINANCE 438Student-Managed Endowment Fund3 credits
Students manage numerous endowment fund portfolios. The seminar provides students the opportunity to evaluate a variety of financial assets and to implement an investment strategy to an actual institutional portfolio. As a team, students make investment decisions based on each fund's investment policy statement. Prerequisite: Application and consent of finance faculty. Course is repeatable.

FINANCE 440

FINANCE 440Business Risk Management and Insurance3 credits
Prerequisites: Finance 340, Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
A risk management approach to the financial uncertainty of business. This includes liability insurance for business, employee benefits (workers compensation and social security), pension and group insurance, and self-insurance for property liability losses. Prerequisites: Finance 340, Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

FINANCE 441

FINANCE 441Advanced Risk Management3 credits
PR: Admt COBA, Finance 340, All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
Study of Risk recognition, risk control, and risk control, and risk financing techniques used to achieve basic organizational goals such as profit maximization, earnings stability, and growth. Course reviews identifying and analyzing the loss exposures, developing alternative techniques for treating each exposure with emphasis on risk control, risk financing, and operations of insurance firms. Case studies are used to provide insight to the risk management process. Prerequisites: Finance 340, Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

FINANCE 442

FINANCE 442Financial Mathematics3 credits
Prerequisites: Math 301 Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
This is an introductory course in Financial. This course examines the actuarial valuation of cash flows related to insurance contracts, the concept of the force of interest, stochastic valuation of financial assets, and applied financial modeling. Prerequisites: Math 301, Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5. or consent of instructor.

FINANCE 443

FINANCE 443Actuarial Science Lab I - ProbabilityNon-Standard Number credits
Prerequisites: Math 401, Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
This is an applied course in financial probability related to actuarial science. The purpose of this course is to develop knowledge of the fundamental probability tools for quantitatively assessing risk. The application of these tools to problems encountered in actuarial science is emphasized. Prerequisite: Math 401, Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5, or consent of instructor.

FINANCE 444

FINANCE 444Actuarial Science Lab II - Financial MathematicsNon-Standard Number credits
Finance 442, Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
This is an introductory course in Financial Mathematics applications. This course examines applied problems related to the actuarial valuation of cash flows related to insurance contracts, the concept of the force of interest, stochastic valuation of financial assets, and applied financial modeling. Students work detailed financial mathematics problems. Prerequisites: Finance 442, Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5 or consent of instructor.

FINANCE 451

FINANCE 451Employee Benefits and Retirement Planning3 credits
Business 331 & 361 each with a grade of C or better. Admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
This course integrates concepts from financial planning and employee benefits to educate individuals about retirement and benefits decisions they will be making throughout their lives. Coverage includes features of employer, individual, and social plans. Prerequisites: Business 331 and Business 361 each with a grade of C or better, Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

FINANCE 461

FINANCE 461Seminar in Finance1 credit
Prerequisite: Admission to the College of Business.
A seminar on the application of the concepts and techniques of financial management to business organizations. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

INFO SYS 151

INFO SYS 151Creating the Digital Future (GE)3 credits
This course explores the impact of emerging interactive technologies on business and society from social, economic, technical, legal, creative, and entrepreneurial perspectives. It provides an overview of the myriad of issues surrounding the introduction of new mobile, collaborative, social networking technologies, and their assimilation into society and commerce. The course will involve significant hands-on work. Specific topics to be covered in the course include: information security and privacy, new ways of organizing work and supporting collaboration, use of interactive technologies to support marketing and advertising, creation of new high-tech businesses, and the impact of emerging technologies on users.

INFO SYS 201

INFO SYS 201Introduction to Business Application Development3 credits
Prerequisite: Math 204
This course is designed for students interested in developing applications in the web, mobile and desktop environments, and provides the necessary foundational programming knowledge using the C# (C sharp) programming language. The course also introduces students to the graphical user interface options available in the Microsoft.Net (Dot Net) environment. The concepts covered include event-driven programming, arrays, collections, introduction to data maintenance using files and databases, and program design for maintainability. The course work involves significant hands-on work in the Visual Studio environment. Students are expected to have the ability to think logically. Prerequisite: Math 204; Students that have successfully completed Computer Science 271 may NOT take this course. (Spring)

INFO SYS 230

INFO SYS 230Networking Hardware Technology3 credits
This course covers networking topics including the OSI model, local area and wide area networking. Also focuses on assigning network addresses and configuring network devises including Cisco routers and switches. Includes considerable hands-on learning activities and helps prepare learner for the Cisco CCNA exam. The course is not available from UW Oshkosh. It must be taken as 10-150-116 from Fox Valley Technical Institute and transferred here.

INFO SYS 231

INFO SYS 231Advanced Networking Hardware Technology3 credits
This course covers advanced networking topics including how routing tables are created, configuring static routes, implementing a classless IP addressing scheme, and configuring RIPv1, single area OSPF, and EIGRP operations in a small routed network. Includes considerable hands-on learning activities and helps prepare learner for the Cisco CCNA exam. The course is not available from UW Oshkosh. It must be taken as 10-150-122 from Fox Valley Technical Institute and transferred here.

INFO SYS 232

INFO SYS 232Virtualization Technologies3 credits
This course introduces students to virtualization technologies including VMware, Citrix and Microsoft Hyper-V. Hands-on lab activities will be used to install and configure each virtualized environment. The course is not available from UW Oshkosh. It must be taken as 10-150-105 from Fox Valley Technical Institute and transferred here.

INFO SYS 314

INFO SYS 314Systems Analysis and Design3 credits
At least concurrent enrollment in Business 311, or Comp Science 271. Admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level COB department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5
This course is a study of the process of developing information systems. Students will learn requirements specifications, systems modeling, and systems design techniques in the Systems Development Life Cycle. Object-oriented approaches and techniques include UML will be emphasized. Structured approaches and techniques such as Data Flow Diagrams will also be introduced. A major component of the course is the analysis and design of a business system as a term project. Prerequisites: At least concurrent enrollment in Business 311, or at least concurrent enrollment in Computer Science 271 with a grade of C, Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

INFO SYS 315

INFO SYS 315Database Systems in Business3 credits
Admt to College of Bus and Business 311 OR Computer Science 271 with a C or better. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level COB dept courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5
This course is a study of database systems in the context of their use in business to support information systems and decision-making. The course places special emphasis on data access using SQL and includes application development using a commercial database management system such as Oracle and SQL Server. Other topics include database concepts, data modeling, database design and development, administration of database systems, and technologies. Prerequisites: Business 311 OR Computer Science 271 with a C or better. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

INFO SYS 316

INFO SYS 316Networking and Data Communications3 credits
Admission to COB & Business 311 or Comp Sci 221 with a grade of C or better. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5
As companies increasingly rely on their data networks for essential communication both internally and externally, understanding and managing those networks and other IT infrastructure elements becomes essential for both IS professionals as well as managers in general. This course introduces students to professional and modern data communication technologies. We study all aspects of data communication through lecture, discussion, presentations, and hands-on activities. Includes coverage of TCP/IP, the OSI model, Ethernet, wireless networks, the Internet, network topology, common networking services (email, web, ftp, etc.), as well as emerging technologies. Data security plays a prominent role in the course. Through this course, students will gain knowledge and skills needed to understand, design, manage, and specify corporate networking solutions. Prerequisites: Business 311 or Computer Science 221 with a C or better. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

INFO SYS 318

INFO SYS 318Agile Application Development C#3 credits
Info Sys 201 with a (C) or Computer Science 221 with a (C) or better. Admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level COB department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5
Using agile management technologies, students learn to build simple web apps using C#. As an intermediate programming class, the focus is on high-level object oriented concepts, as well as taking advantage of ASP.Net class libraries to design, build, and test web systems. Prerequisites: Info Sys 201 with a (C) or Computer Science 221 with a (C) or better, Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5 Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

INFO SYS 350

INFO SYS 350Internet Platform Management3 credits
PR: Bus 311, CS 125 Admit to COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5
This course covers the basic technologies needed to understand and manage a modern web system. This includes the design and implementation of databases, networking, web servers, and general website operations. The course also discusses issues of ensuring data and user security, confidentiality, and privacy. Specific topics to be included are: TCP/IP model, Ethernet and wireless networks, web server set-up and administration, contracting with web hosting services, managing service contracts, internet security considerations, web database design and implementation, and considerations for mobile access. Prerequisites: Business 311 and Computer Science 125. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

INFO SYS 352

INFO SYS 352Technology Innovation3 credits
PR: Business 311 and Info Sys 151; Admit to College of Business. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5
This course explores innovation of new technologies to provide students with an understanding of how technologies emerge and are adopted, how innovations works in practice, and why some technologies are more successful and are adopted faster than others, as well as the business implications for established companies and new entrants. This will also include discussion of the relative advantages and disadvantages of being an early adopter vs. a laggard in adopting new technologies. The course will also give students an opportunity to explore new and emerging technologies that may become important in the marketplace over the next few years. Prerequisites: Business 311 and Info Sys 151. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5

INFO SYS 410

INFO SYS 410Software Design & Development3 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to College of Business, Computer Science 142 and 221 , Info Sys 314 and 315 or Computer Science 361 (may be taken concurrently). All with a grade of C or better.
This course is a study of design and development of business applications using visual programming. Topics include software development using Visual Basic.Net at an intermediate level, data access and integration, object-oriented programming in VB.Net, software design in event-driven programming, and GUI design. Prerequisites: Info Sys 314, 315 or Computer Science 361 (concurrent enrollment allowed), Computer Science 142 and Computer Science 221. A substitution may be granted for Computer Science 142 if a student has completed Computer Science 262 and demonstrates knowledge of introductory level VB Net to the MIS faculty. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

INFO SYS 432

INFO SYS 432Agile Web Design and Development3 credits
(Info Sys 315 or Computer Science 361) and (Info Sys 318 or Computer Science 221). Admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level COB dept courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5
Learn to create exciting web 2.0 apps that can be turned into businesses. In this class you will study advanced web technologies like HTML 5, CSS, database programming, XML, web services, and ASP.Net to help you create advanced and interactive websites Using modern agile project management techniques, you will work on a project with a small group of fellow students to create your own website that has the potential to be turned into the foundation for the real business. Prerequisites: (Info Sys 315 or Computer Science 361) and (Info Sys 318 or Computer Science 221). Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

INFO SYS 433

INFO SYS 433Mobile Application Development3 credits
(Info Sys 315 or Comp Sci 361) and (Info Sys 318 or Comp Sci 262). Admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level COB dept courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5
Learn to create and sell mobile applications for smart phones! In this class you will learn to design the user interface; use the phone's location (GPS), camera, communication, and other sensors; create and access the phone's data storage, and build intelligence into the app to create fun and useful applications. This class requires programming skills. Prerequisites: (Info Sys 315 or Comp Sci 361) and (Info Sys 318 or Comp Sci 262). Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

INFO SYS 445

INFO SYS 445Introduction to Enterprise Resource Planning Systems3 credits
Admission to College of Business and Bus 311. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5
Through hands-on-interaction with an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, case studies, and guest speakers, students will understand the software selection process, business process impacts, ERP benefits, and total costs of ownership for selecting and implementing an ERP system. In addition, students will use the system to gain a basic understanding of key ERP modules. Prerequisites: Business 311. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

INFO SYS 446

This course focuses on setting up an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system for use in a global organization. Students learn how to configure the system to support a global organization with multiple companies. Concepts, issues, current trends, and decision-making are addressed through a cross-functional view of the enterprise. Project management skills are enhanced as the students work in cross-functional teams in order to configure and use a multi-company ERP system through practical simulation and hands-on activities. Prerequisites: Info Sys 445. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
INFO SYS446Enterprise Resource Planning Systems Configuration and Implementation3 credits
Information Systems 445: Students must be admitted to the College of Business. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5

INFO SYS 481

This course develops student knowledge and skills in project management as defined by the Project Management Institutes (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). In addition to discussion of project management principles, the course also provides the students with an environment in which they apply these project management skills. Prerequisite: Accepted in College of Business and completed four of six Business Essentials courses. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5
INFO SYS481Project Management3 credits
Completion of four Business core classes and admission to COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5

MARKET 331

This course examines the role of sales in marketing and the broader company and covers the basic sales process. The focus will include identifying various types of sales positions and skills, talents and traits normally found among people who excel at those positions. Prerequisites: Market 335 and Market 338 (co-requisites). Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
MARKET331Fundamentals of Sales3 credits
Marketing 335 and 338 (co-requisites). ADMT to COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level COB dept courses, have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

MARKET 335

This course examines issues related to recruiting, coaching, incentivizing and evaluating sales people. Beyond personnel activities, this course also focuses on management responsibilities such as sales forecasting, working with budgets and outsourcing. Prerequisites: Marketing 331 and Marketing 338 (co-requisites). Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
MARKET335Sales Management3 credits
Marketing 331 and 338 (co-requisites). ADMT COB, All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level COB dept courses, have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

MARKET 338

This course explores a wide variety of advanced sales topics including negotiations, sales math and contracts, customer relationship management, client entertainment laws and practices, tradeshows and project management. Prerequisites: Marketing 331 and 335 (co-requisites). Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
MARKET338Advanced Sales Topics3 credits
Marketing 331 and 335 (co-requisites). ADMT COB, All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level COB dept courses, have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

MARKET 372

MARKET 372Retail Management3 credits
Admission to College of Business, and Bus 371. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
A managerial study relating the marketing concept to the retailing process. Topics include store location, the organizational structure, merchandise planning and control, pricing, sales promotion, customer services, and expense control. Prerequisites: Business 371. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

MARKET 373

MARKET 373Marketing Channels3 credits
Admission to College of Business, and Bus 371. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
This course is designed to teach students how to manage and develop effective distribution systems from suppliers to final users. Students will learn the functions of each marketing channel member including physical possession, ownership, promotion, negotiation, financing, risking, and logistic tasks. Special attention is given to the behavioral dimensions of marketing channels such as the roles, power, conflict and communication between channel members. It also discusses vertical marketing systems, franchising systems, the multi channels design, e-tailing, the channel performance measurement, and international marketing channels. Prerequisites: Business 371. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

MARKET 374

MARKET 374Marketing Research3 credits
Bus 371 with a grade of C+ or better and Bus 389 with a grade of C or better. Admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level COB dept courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
A study of scientific procedures applicable to marketing research. Methodological considerations include: defining the problem, determining the research design, collecting data, tabulating and analyzing data, and preparing reports. Prerequisites: Business 371 with a grade of C+ or better and Business 389 with a grade of C or better. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

MARKET 375

MARKET 375Global Marketing3 credits
Admission to College of Business, and Bus 371. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
This course examines the challenges and opportunities of entering and operating effectively in the global markets. It analyzes the cultural and economic variables in the global market and their impact on the global marketing decisions such as global entry modes, target markets, marketing objectives, product development, brand strategy, pricing strategy, marketing channels, the network of global supplies and communications strategy. Prerequisites: Business 371. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

MARKET 376

MARKET 376Integrated Marketing Communication3 credits
Admission to College of Business, and Bus 371. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
This course provides a managerial examination of the role of communication within the marketing mix. Specifically we discuss one-way communications such as advertising, sponsorship and product promotion together with the role of two-way communications using the internet and social media. Course topics include setting communication objectives, designing and executing a message strategy, using media, and developing an integrated marketing communication strategy design to connect with and motivate the consumer toward an intended action or belief. Prerequisites: Business 371. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

MARKET 377

MARKET 377Consumer Behavior3 credits
Admission to the College of Business and Business 371 and 389. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
Factors that influence purchasing are explored. Consumers are analyzed in terms of how they form perceptions of brands, and how they use these perceptions to make purchase decisions within the problem solving process. Marketing variables are considered in terms of how they affect the consumer's perceptions and decisions. Related topics include post purchase satisfaction and brand loyalty. Prerequisites: Business 371 and Business 389. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

MARKET 378

MARKET 378Product Management3 credits
Admission to College of Business, and Bus 371. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
Product program development and implementation. Analysis of market factors, organizational structures, and production and procurement alternatives. A project, such as a product audit in the field, is a primary part of the course. Prerequisites: Business 371. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

MARKET 379

MARKET 379Selling and Sales Management3 credits
Admission to College of Business, and Bus 371. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
A combined course in personal selling and sales force management. Motivational theories concerning the prospect provide a lead-in to a diagnostic approach for obtaining successful sales presentations. Principles of management are evaluated as they apply to the sales force. Prerequisites: Business 371. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

MARKET 418

MARKET 418Marketing Analytics3 credits
Econ 210 or Math 301, with grade of C or higher. Admt COB All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
The course provides the conceptual and technical foundations of various marketing metrics and research methods. The purpose is to help students acquire advanced marketing research skills via hands-on experience. Another major purpose of the course is to help students improve their skills and abilities in effective project management; leadership communication and presentation of ideas; integration of knowledge, critical thinking and analytical problem solving; and effective use of technology for solving business problems. This purpose will be accomplished primarily by teamwork that is required for the completion of a set of projects during the semester and a comprehensive project report, which is also presented in class as part of the final exam. Prerequisites: Econ 210 or Math 301, with grade of C or higher. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

MARKET 463

MARKET 463Internet Marketing3 credits
Admission to College of Business, and Bus 371. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
This course overviews current Marketing Information System practices. Marketing Information System practices are rapidly changing, and the content of the course is expected to change periodically so that current practices receive the focus of discussion. Prerequisites: Business 371. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

MARKET 473

MARKET 473Marketing Strategy3 credits
Prerequisites: Admt to COBA, Business 371 and six additional credits in Marketing courses from the following: Marketing 372, 373, 374, 375, 376, 377, 379, 418, 463, 475, 476, 477, 478, 479.
This course focuses on development, implementation, and control of market-based strategies needed to attain and sustain an organization's competitive advantage for the objective of achieving long-run organizational goals. Instructional methods may include case studies, decision making simulations and development of a marketing plan. Prerequisites: Admission to College of Business, Business 371 and six additional credits in Marketing courses from the following: Marketing 372, 373, 374, 375, 376, 377, 379, 418, 463, 475, 476, 477, 478, 479. These prerequisites cannot be taken concurrently with 473. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

MARKET 475

MARKET 475Professional Purchasing Behavior3 credits
Admission to the College of Business and Business 371 and 389. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
Professional purchasing behavior focuses on the organizational purchasing process in private and public institutions. The roles of the manager and buyer are emphasized within the context of external variables influencing supply, specification of organizational needs, selecting sources of supply, negotiating with sales people, post-purchasing vendor evaluations, planning process and relating to other functional areas. Prerequisites: Business 371 and Business 389. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

MHR 360

MHR 360Engineering Project Management3 credits
Admitted to the COB or Major in Engineer Tech. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
This course is an overview of project management with an emphasis on project management in the engineering setting. It is based on the Project Management Institute's standard for project management. Topics include pre-construction planning, project scheduling systems, critical path management, risk and effects analysis, and failure modes. Prerequisites, Admission to the College of Business, declared major in Engineering Technology. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5 or by consent of instructor.

MHR 369

MHR 369Change ManagementNon-Standard Number credits
Bus 351 and 361 Admitted to COBA, All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
This course is designed to provide the skills HR managers need to help manage organizational change. The course will provide an overview of the dynamics of how change occurs in organizations. Specific topics include: overcoming resistance to change, managing cultural change and helping organizations become more change friendly. Prerequisites: Business 361, Business 351, Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

MHR 372

MHR 372Creativity and Innovation3 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to College of Business or non Business requirements
This course is a study of creativity and innovation with respect to individuals, teams, and organizations. It employs conceptual, analytical, and experiential components to enhance individual and group creativity. A variety of design thinking tools for creative problem solving are examined and implemented. The course prepares students to partake in organizational innovation or entrepreneurial endeavors. Prerequisites: Admission to the College of Business, Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

MHR 373

MHR 373Entrepreneurship3 credits
Prerequisite: Minimum 6 units (crs.) of core business courses, admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business dept courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5. or consent.
A study of analytical and conceptual skills in entrepreneurship and new venture management. Exposure will be given to a variety of environments for entrepreneurial activity including new ventures created both inside and outside of existing corporations. Specific management skills or successful entrepreneurs will be examined. Prerequisites: Minimum 6 units (crs.) of core business courses, Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5 or consent of instructor. (Fall)

MHR 374

MHR 374Social Entrepreneurship3 credits
PR: MHR 373
The purpose of this course is to provide students with an introduction to the major opportunities and challenges facing social entrepreneurs and their ventures through case studies, key readings, and primary information resources. Social entrepreneurship involves using the skills and strategies of business to innovatively and sustainably solve social, environmental, and economic problems. Students will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to develop and implement entrepreneurial solutions to some of society's most vexing issues. Prerequisites: MHR 373 Entrepreneurship, Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5 or consent.

MHR 375

MHR 375Global Management3 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to the College of Business.
Managers around the world are or soon will be involved to some degree in international business. The escalating level of involvement and competitiveness makes it imperative for managers to develop the knowledge and skills needed to be effective in cross-national interactions and in daily operations in foreign subsidiaries. These skills are also necessary for large numbers of managers who do not work abroad but who need international management knowledge and skills to effectively manage the increasing levels of workforce diversity in organizations in the U.S. This course provides this essential knowledge and skills. Prerequisites: Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

MHR 382

MHR 382Employee Relations3 credits
BUS 351, 361 and Corequisite: BUS 389, Admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5
The relationships between management and employees, in both non-union and organized environments, including labor unions and professional associations. The course will explore: quality of work life, complaint resolution, collective bargaining issues and processes, discipline, employee rights, and methods of settling disputes. Prerequisites: Business 351 & 361, 389, must be taken with or prior to MHR 382, Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

MHR 383

MHR 383Human Resource Staffing and Planning3 credits
Bus 351, 361 and 389. Admission to College of Business. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5
This course focuses on the organizational functions of staffing and planning. Topics include: Human Resource planning, employee recruitment, selection, placement, staff reductions and related legal issues. Prerequisites: Business 361, 351, and 389, Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

MHR 384

MHR 384Training and DevelopmentNon-Standard Number credits
Bus 351 and 361 Admitted to COBA, All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
This course is designed to prepare a student for the role of training coordinator in an organization. The course focuses on methods of identifying and meeting the human resource development needs of an organization. Methods of determining training needs, learning theory and analysis of training methods will be covered. Prerequisites: Business 361, Business 351, Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

MHR 385

MHR 385Occupational Safety and HealthNon-Standard Number credits
Bus 351 and 361 Admitted to COBA, All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
This course is designed to help students better understand issues related to occupational safety and health. The course focuses on occupational safety and health theory, laws and regulations, management, and promotion. Students will gain familiarity with a variety of occupational safety and health hazards (e.g., ergonomic hazards, occupational stress, incivility, violence) and methods used by organizations to avoid or manage problems associated with these hazards. Prerequisites: Business 351 and Business 361. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

MHR 386

MHR 386Compensation Management3 credits
Bus 351, 361 and 389. Admission to College of Business. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5
A systematic review and analysis of organizational reward systems. Total compensation systems including the environment within which they are administered are considered along with the impact of intrinsic rewards on employee motivation. Focus will also include job analysis and performance appraisal. Prerequisites: Business 351, 361, 389, Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

MHR 387

MHR 387Benefits AdministrationNon-Standard Number credits
Bus 351 and 361 Admitted to COBA, All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
This course provides the skills needed to oversee the benefits function of an organization. The course provides an overview of the role of benefits in an organization, the integration of benefits with other forms of compensation and the design of benefits packages to support strategic objectives of the organization. The course includes a historical review of health care and an analysis of options for health care cost control. Prerequisites: Business 351, 361, Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

MHR 388

MHR 388Human Resource Information and MetricsNon-Standard Number credits
Bus 351 and 361 Admitted to COBA, All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
This course addresses issues associated with the management of human resources data in organizations. Topics include the selection and implementation of a human resource information system (HRIS); integrity and confidentiality of data in an HRIS; and the use of HR data in supporting managerial decisions, analyzing the performance of the HR function, and linking HR strategy to business strategy. Prerequisites: Business 351, 361, Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

MHR 389

MHR 389International Human Resources Management3 credits
Bus 351 and 361 Admitted to COBA, All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
This course covers concepts and theories related to international human resource management (IHRM) functions by examining the relationship between corporate strategy and the management of global human resources. Topics include planning and forecasting global workforce needs, differences in legal and social environments, global HR. systems, comparative labor relations, human rights organizations and standards, and the impact of the global economy on HRM. Students who complete this course will improve their understanding of how excellent human resource management can improve an organization's global success as well as the human condition. Prerequisites: Business 351 and 361. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

MHR 475

MHR 475Managing the Small Growing Business3 credits
Prerequisite: Minimum 6 units (crs.) of core business courses, admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level College of Business dept courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5. or consent.
The course examines the key strategic and operating concerns and approaches of owner/managers as they grow their business from new entrepreneurial ventures to strong, competitive businesses. Prerequisite: Minimum 6 units (crs.) of core business courses, Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5 or consent of instructor. (Spring)

MHR 482

MHR 482Topics in Human Resources Management3 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to College of Business, Senior Standing, and at least two of MHR 386, MHR 382, MHR 383.
Current human resources management practices are surveyed by integrating specific organizational activities in the geographic area with guided reading and classroom study. Advanced Human Resources Management students gain the opportunity to meet with professionals in a work setting. Prerequisites: At least two of MHR 386, 382 or 383, senior standing, Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

MHR 490

MHR 490Project Execution and Control3 credits
Admitted to COB, Business 389 and Info Systems 481. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5
The primary focus of this course is identifying and managing challenges commonly seen in doing the work in projects after the project baseline has been approved. The course also covers the topics within the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) not addressed in Intro to PM. Some of the topics covered include project risk management, project cost management, project communications management, vendor management, project quality management, project change management, and project termination. Project closeout and capturing lessons learned will also be covered. Prerequisites: Admitted to COB, Business 389 and Info Systems 481. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

SCM 342

SCM 342Analytical Methods in Supply Chain Management3 credits
Admission to COB and Business 341, and Business 389, (may be taken concurrently) All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5
This course involves mathematical modeling. The types of models studied are referred to by several different terms, including operations research, management science, and quantitative methods. Specific techniques include mathematical programming (linear and integer), computer simulation, decision analysis, Little's Law, and project scheduling. These techniques are studied in the context of supply chain management applications. Formulation of models, interpretation of results, and applications are emphasized. In addition, this course incorporates the triple bottom line (people, planet and profit). Prerequisite: Admission to College of Business and Business 341, Essentials of Operations Management) (may be taken concurrently) and Business 389, Quantitative Business Analysis) (may be taken concurrently). All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

SCM 343

SCM 343Manufacturing Planning and Control Systems3 credits
Admission to COB and Business 341, and Business 389, (may be taken concurrently) All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5
A study of manufacturing planning and control systems. Topics include an overview of supply chain management, manufacturing strategy, forecasting, sales and operations planning, resource requirements planning, master production scheduling, rough-cut capacity planning, material requirements planning, capacity requirements planning, production activity control, Lean, constraints management, inventory principles, lot-sizing methods and independent demand inventory management systems. Students will be required to learn and to apply different types of software, e.g., Excel spreadsheets to problems built around the course topics. In addition, this course incorporates the triple bottom line (people, planet and profit). Prerequisites: Business 341(Essentials of Operations Management) and Business 389 (Quantitative Business Analysis) (may be taken concurrently). Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

SCM 344

SCM 344Supply Chain Management3 credits
Admission to COB and Business 341, and Business 389, (may be taken concurrently) All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5
An introduction to activities performed by all entities involved, directly or indirectly, in fulfilling customer demand. These activities include customer relationship management, supplier relationship management designing supply chain networks, inventory management, transportation, warehousing, packaging, materials handling, sourcing, pricing, planning supply and demand, and managing information technology. In addition, the course incorporates the triple bottom line (people, planet and profit). Prerequisites: Business 341 (Essentials of Operations Management) and Business 389 (Quantitative Business Analysis) (may be taken concurrently). Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

SCM 345

SCM 345Procurement and Sourcing3 credits
Admission to COB and Business 341, and Business 389, (may be taken concurrently) All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5
Supply management deals with the acquisition of materials and services for an organization. Topics include supply management strategy, purchasing procedures and information flows, make or buy analysis, need identification and specification, quantity and inventory, transportation, receiving, material handling, price determination through negotiation, cost management, supplier selection, supplier evaluation, global sourcing, legal and ethics, and sustainability. Part of the course will include discussion of how to apply Lean concepts to make materials flow through the extended value stream. Prerequisites: Business 341(Essentials of Operations Management) and Business 389 (Quantitative Business Analysis)(may be taken concurrently). Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

SCM 441

SCM 441Cases in Operations Management3 credits
Admission to the COB, Senior standing, SCM 342 and either SCM 343 or 344. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5
A case approach to analyzing decision situations in operations management. Topics include problem definition, selection and application of quantitative decision methodology, and communication of results for technical managerial analysis. Prerequisites: Senior standing, SCM 342, and either SMC 343 or 344. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

SCM 445

SCM 445Supply Chain Strategy3 credits
Admt to COB, Business 341 & 389 (may be taken concurrently) All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
This course explores a variety of topics related to making decisions in the business world. A review of statistical methods to analyze "facts" presented to you will be explored. Negotiating methods with examples will be covered that can be applied in business or a personal situation. Game theoretic models will be used to analyze strategic decision making. Critical thinking skills will be developed by looking at how to analyze and structure arguments. Finally, cases will allow students to demonstrate a mastery of analysis, argumentation, and advanced thought processes. In addition, this course incorporates the triple bottom line (people, planet and profit). Prerequisites: Admission to the College of Business and Business 341(Essentials of Operations Management) and Business 389 (Quantitative Business Analysis) (may be taken concurrently). All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

SCM 449

SCM 449Supply Chain Management Topics3 credits
Admission to COB and BUS 341, All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5
A study of selected current topics in supply chain management. Because topics may vary from term to term, students may enroll in this course twice for credit, subject to a difference in topics between the two enrollments and instructor approval. Topics may be selected from any of the following: sourcing, transportation, quality management, just-in-time/lean manufacturing, automation, simulation, forecasting, and other current issues. Prerequisites: Business 341, Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

SCM 460

SCM 460Advanced Quality Management3 credits
Admission to COB and Business 341, and Business 389, (may be taken concurrently) All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5
This course will teach students what quality is and the basics of normal distributions, sampling, six-sigma, Design of Experiments, and process control charts. Students will become familiar with using Excel to perform statistical analysis. In addition, this course incorporates the triple bottom line (people, planet and profit). Prerequisite: Business 341(Essentials of Operations Management) AND Business 389 (Quantitative Business Analysis) (may be taken concurrently).

SMGT 302

SMGT 302Sustainable Enterprise MGT3 credits
This course introduces the natural environment and social responsibility as components of the business decision-making process in addition to the traditional economic focus. Topics include Triple Bottom Line supply chain management, energy, transparency, design, life cycle assessment, reverse logistics, facilities management, marketing and strategy. Cross-listed Business 302/Environmental Studies 302. Students may receive credit for only one of the two cross-listed courses.

SMGT 328

SMGT 328Energy and Facilities ManagementNon-Standard Number credits
Prerequisite: Admission to the College of Business.
The assessment of current and potential energy systems with emphasis on meeting regional and global energy needs in the 21st century in a sustainable manner. Examination of energy technologies in each fuel cycle state for fossil (oil, gas, synthetic), solar, biomass, wind, hydro, nuclear, and geothermal energy types, along with storage, transmission, and conservation issues. Focus on evaluation and analysis of energy technology systems and building efficiency in the context of facilities management. Cross-listed with Business 328. Students may only receive credit for only one of the two cross-listed courses. Prerequisites: NOTE: For any student not admitted to the College of Business, the prerequisites to enroll in the upper level courses for the Sustainable Management minor is 60 credits earned, 2.5 combined GPA and limit of 6 credits of upper-level business classes per semester. Business 328/Environmental Studies 328 Prerequisites: Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.

SMGT 329

SMGT 329Creating Healthy, Sustainable CommunitiesNon-Standard Number credits
Prerequisite: Admission to the College of Business.
This course provides an opportunity to learn how healthy people, healthy communities and health-promoting environments all intersect at the bottom line. This course will explore business practices that foster employee, community and environmental health. In addition to discussing community-based programming trends and initiatives, the course will also focus on community needs assessment processes, community-based participatory research and enhancing collective efficacy. We will discuss major social issues and how they impact healthy, sustainable communities. Cross-listed with Business 329. Students may only receive credit for only one of the two cross-listed courses. Prerequisites: Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5. Environmental Studies329/Business 329

SMGT 330

SMGT 330Sustainability Reporting3 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to the College of Business.
This course is designed to introduce students to the issues surrounding the natural environment; specifically, how daily and long-term business measures and accounts for social and environmental capital. This is a hands-on course in which you will be required to do much introspection, reading, and group discussion. Coverage includes corporate social responsibility and environmental management reporting. Cross-listed with Business 330. Students may only receive credit for only one of the two cross-listed courses. Prerequisites: Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5. SMGT 330/Environmental Studies 330

SMGT 464

SMGT 464Sustainability Strategy and Innovation3 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to the College of Business.
This course builds on the previous courses in the minor to synthesize how companies apply the core drivers and measures to implement sustainable initiatives and the cost/benefits of these activities. We will learn how to identify sustainable business opportunities while at the same time understanding the challenges of working in this dynamic and changing field. You will be part of a team working on applied business projects with regional organizations. Cross-listed with Business 464. Students may only receive credit for only one of the two cross-listed courses. Prerequisites: Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5. Business 464/Environmental Studies 464
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