Second Discipline in Business Administration
ECON 402, Principles of Economics (Micro)
ADMN 502, Financial Accounting
MGMT 580, Introduction to Organizational Behavior
Optional: (choose two courses)
ADMN 503, Managerial Accounting
ECON 401, Principles of Economics (Macro)
MKTG 550, Survey of Marketing
ADMN 580, Quantitative Decision Making
ECON 402 - Principles of Economics (Micro) [GenEd 7; Discovery SS]
Functions of the component units of the economy and their interrelations. Units of analysis are the individual consumer, the firm, and the industry. Theory of consumer demand and elasticity, supply and costs of production, theory of the firm under conditions of perfect and imperfect competition, demand for and allocation of economic resources, general equilibrium, and basic principles and institutions of international trade. Not open to students who have had EREC 411. No credit for students who have had ECN 412.
ADMN 502 - Financial Accounting
Fundamentals of financial accounting concepts and procedures for analyzing economic events and the preparation and use of financial statements. No credit for students who have had ACFI 501 or ADM 532.
MGT 580 - Introduction to Organizational Behavior
Application of behavioral science concepts to work settings in profit and nonprofit organizations. Individual behavior, interpersonal relations, work groups, relations among groups studied in the context of organizational goals and structure. Experiential focus. For non-business administration majors and minors. No credit for students who have had ADMIN 611. Prereq: ECON 401 or 402.
ADMN 503 - Managerial Accounting
The use of information by managers to (1) determine the cost and profitability of the organization's products or services; (2) plan, control, and evaluate routine operations; and (3) make special non-routine decisions. The demand for managerial accounting information is derived from an integrated treatment of organizational objectives, an orientation to customers, and a focus on activities as the unit of analysis for measurement of cost, quality, and time. No credit for students who have had ADM 533. Prereq: ADMN 502.
ECON 401 - Principles of Economics (Macro)
Basic functions of the United States economy viewed as a whole; policies designed to affect its performance. Economic scarcity, supply and demand, the causes of unemployment and inflation, the nature of money and monetary policy, the impact of government taxation and spending, the federal debt, and international money matters. No credit for students who have had ECN 411.
MKTG 550 - Survey of Marketing
Focuses on marketing as the process of planning and executing the conception, pricing, promotion, and distribution of ideas, goods and services to create exchanges that satisfy individual and organizational objectives. For non-business administration majors and minors. No credit for students who have had ADMN 651. Prereq: ECON 401 or 402.
ADMN 580 - Quantitative Decision Making
Introduction to the use of quantitative tools in the decision-making process of an organization. Planning and operational problems in the manufacturing and services sectors are emphasized. Topics include forecasting, capacity planning, optimization, project scheduling, simulation and risk analysis, quality, inventory management, and waiting lines. Open to WSBE majors only. Prereq: ADMN 420; ADMN 503.
DS 798 – Topics in the Decision Sciences*
Special topics; may be repeated. Prereq: permission.
* The Decision Science Department offers one or more Topics courses each semester, with titles such as E-Business Strategies and Solutions, Managing Information Across the Enterprise, and Management Support Systems and Solutions.
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