Courses

The course presents an overview of the obligations and restraints imposed by law on businesses, as well as the rights and opportunities which are conferred. Students will gain insights into the legal environment in which businesses operate, and the application of legal rules to resolve different issues.

Credit Hours: 3

In the era of global competitiveness, this course addresses the principles and management challenges associated with production, including manufacturing and the creation of value-added services. The framework for analysis will include total quality systems such as Lean, Six Sigma, and TPS.

Credit Hours: 3   /  Normally Offered Spring Semester   /   Prerequisites: MGT 271

The course studies the business activities that support the flow of products, supplies, and raw materials throughout the supply chain. Topics include inventory control, corporate traffic management, warehousing, packaging, materials handling, and procurement. Customer service quality and leading-edge logistics practices are emphasized.

Credit Hours: 3   /   Prerequisites: MGT 271

A study of the behavior of economic aggregates including national income, consumption, investment, foreign trade, the demand for and supply of money and government policy efforts to influence these aggregate to meet national goals.

Credit Hours: 3   /  Normally Offered Fall Semester

A study of consumer and producer behavior in the determination of prices and output, wages and productivity, profit and market structure.

 

Credit Hours: 3   /  Normally Offered Spring Semester

The nature of money, monetary standards, the commercial banking system; the Federal Reserve; monetary theory and policy; fiscal policy.

Credit Hours: 3   /   Prerequisites: ECO 101, ECO 102

An in-depth examination of theory of consumer behavior, production cost, and the pricing of goods.

Credit Hours: 3   /  Normally Offered Fall Semester   /   Prerequisites: ECO 101, ECO 102

A study of classical, keynesian and monetarist models as these pertain to aggregate behavior in the achievement of society’s economic goals.

Credit Hours: 3   /  Normally Offered Spring Semester   /   Prerequisites: ECO 101, ECO 102

The economic basis for trade among nations; comparative advantage, exchange rate systems, balance-of-payments, trade barriers, investment and development; international economic policies.

Credit Hours: 3   /  Normally Offered Fall Semester   /   Prerequisites: ECO 101, ECO 102

Allocation, distribution, and stabilization aspects of government budget policy, including critical analysis of theories and principles of taxation, expenditures, and intergovernment fiscal relations.

Credit Hours: 3   /  Normally Offered Spring Semester   /   Prerequisites: ECO 101, ECO 102

Drawing from recent books in the popular press written by economists and empirical studies in applied microeconomics, this course will expose students to issues, both economic and social, which have begun to catch the economist’s eye such as crime, sex, discrimination, drugs, and music.

Credit Hours: 3   /  Normally Offered Spring Semester   /   Prerequisites: ECO 102

A study of the growth of national income (i.e., economic growth) and changes in the technical and institutional arrangements by which it is produced (i.e., economic development). The main focus of the course rests on the non-Western third world countries.

Credit Hours: 3   /  Normally Offered Fall Semester   /   Prerequisites: ECO 101, ECO 102

The objective of this course is to prepare students for empirical work in economics and who want to strengthen their empirical ability. Specifically, topics covered will include basic data analysis, regression analysis, testing, and forecasting. Students are provided the opportunity to use economic data to test economic theories.

Credit Hours: 3   /   Prerequisites: BUS 231