Credit Courses

2015-2016 Catalog (Courses updated for 2016-2017)

Business: Management (BMG)

BMG* E202 Principles of Management

An introductory course in management concepts, principles, theories, and practices. Management is viewed as a discipline and as a process. The scope of the course includes ethics, decision-making, communication, planning, organizing, leading and controlling. Basic management concepts will be applied in solving problems in organizations. Self-assessment and management principles are also explored. Substantial lab time will be required in the computer lab.

Prerequisite: ENG* E101 or permission of the instructor
  • Credits: 3
  • Elective Code: B

BMG* E203 Leadership

An in-depth examination of the nature and importance of leadership concepts and principles as applied to organizational effectiveness. Competent leadership is required to meet organizational challenges in a rapidly changing, globally competitive world. Leadership research findings, practice, and skills are emphasized in light of modern theories and applications. Cases and skill development exercises will be used extensively.

Prerequisite: ENG* E101 or permission of the instructor
  • Credits: 3
  • Elective Code: B

BMG* E210 Organizational Behavior

The study of people and groups in organizations. Includes the study of team effectiveness, learning styles, communications, motivation, conflict, the evaluation of behavior. Extensive student participation. Orientation is toward development of personal effectiveness in dealing with others.

Prerequisite: ENG* E101 or permission of instructor
  • Credits: 3

BMG* E220 Human Resources Management

An objective analysis of functions involved in the administration of human relations in organizations. Topics include principles of organization, processes, systems and methods used in the selection, training and recruitment of the work force; motivation and communications; compensation and fringe benefits and approaches used in maintaining good industrial relations.

Prerequisite: ENG* E101 or permission of the instructor
  • Credits: 3
  • Elective Code: B

BMG* E226 Negotiation

An in-depth examination of the nature and importance of negotiation concepts and principles as applied to organizational effectiveness. Competent negotiation skills are required to meet organizational challenges in a rapidly changing, globally competitive world. Negotiation fundamentals, sub-processes, contexts, and remedies are emphasized in light of modern theories and applications. Cases and skill development exercises will be used extensively.

Prerequisite: ENG* E101 or permission of the instructor
  • Credits: 3
  • Elective Code: B

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