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Business and Economics Module (Sample Coursework)

Economics Department

Fall Semester

211. MICRO-ECONOMIC PRINCIPLES
3 hours credit
Introduction to the ideas and tools economists use to understand human behavior constrained by scarce resources. Analytical tools introduced include supply and demand analysis, elasticities, and models of perfect and imperfect competetion. These tools will be used to study topics such as consumer and producer decision-making, taxation, environmental quality and health care.

Spring Semester
Choose any three courses below.

212. MACROECONOMIC PRINCIPLES
3 hours credit
Explores forces behind business consumer purchases, capital spending and the balance of payments and their relationship to unemployment, inflation and the value of the dollar abroad. Also examines the effect of government spending, taxation and money supply policies on the economy’s performance.

MGMT 320: MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
3 hours credit
Study of the general nature, behavior and functions of organization and management in business. Emphasis on planning, organizing, leading, motivating and controlling.

MKTG 330: PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING MANAGEMENT
3 hours credit
Survey of basic marketing concepts and principles from a managerial perspective. Topics include the marketing concept, environment and demand analysis, marketing mix (product, price distribution and promotion) and an introduction to marketing strategy and international marketing.

INFO 211: INFORMATION SYSTEMS CONCEPTS FOR MANAGEMENT
3 hours credit
Examines use of information technology to meet management challenges within the business environment. Computer based labs and class discussions promote understanding of the technical aspects of information systems and an appreciation for the relationship between systems and organizational processes.