Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Management

updated 6/22/15

Intermediate Accounting I (5)
The first installment of a two-part course designed to teach a professional level understanding of financial accounting and reporting as it applies to business entities both publically traded and privately held. Prerequisite: ACCT& 202 or by instructor permission.

Intermediate Acctg II (5)
The second of a two-part course designed to teach a professional level understanding of financial accounting and reporting as it applies to business entities both publically traded and privately held. Prerequisite: BAS 301 or by permission.

Acctg Prin for Mgrs (5)
Foundation course in accounting principles from a management perspective. Analyze the interrelationships of financial statements and cost behavior to measure and control the performance of a business entity, and make decisions based on this information.

Governmental Accounting (5)
An accounting course as it applies to government and not-for-profit entities. The topics include fund management, budget preparation, presentation of both fund and government-wide financial statements, and not-for-profit entity financial performance. Prerequisite: ACCT& 202 or permission.

Audit & Fraud (5)
This course is designed to teach the audit environment of professional financial accounting and reporting as it applies to fraud and internal controls. Prerequisite: ACCT& 202 or by permission.

Federal Taxation Issues (5)
The application of tax law and internal revenue code used to complete tax returns associated with not-for-profit entities, estates, and trusts. Prerequisite: ACCT& 202 or by permission.

Prof & Org Communication (5)
Foundation course designed to develop effective written and verbal communication skills in organizational settings. Students will gain an appreciation for the crucial role communication plays in organizations and how to improve their employability.

Managerial Economics (5)
Apply the principles of microeconomics to management decisions. Topics include consumer theory, supply and demand, efficiency, elasticity and how firms contend with costs and competition.

Environmental Issues (5)
An exploration of environmental issues and their effect on business, communities and consumers. Case studies are used to examine basic concepts of ecology and environmental science as they relate to permitting and other business decisions. Prerequisite: enrollment in BAS-AM or by permission.

BHUM 315
Ethics (5)
Foundation course in ethics as applied to businesses and organizations related to management issues. Students will explore theoretical concepts in business ethics and apply them to real-world situations based on challenges managers face. Prerequisite: BMGMT 300 or BDET 300.

Managerial Statistics (5)
Statistical analysis techniques will be examined and applied in case studies involving real-world management issues. Students will examine difficulties, subjective decisions, and pitfalls when analyzing data and making inferences from numbers. Prerequisite: QSR math distribution.

Foundations of Mgmt (5)
Foundation course that explores organizational theory and introduces the principles and concepts of effective management including planning, organizing, leading and controlling. Effective decision-making, change management and motivating employees will be discussed.

Leadership & Org. Behav. (5)
Relate theory and research to organizational problems by reviewing advanced concepts in motivation, perception, leadership, decision-making, communication and influence, group behavior, diversity, conflict and cooperation, politics, corporate culture, organizational structure, and environmental influences.

Legal Issues (5)
A core course concerning the impact of laws, regulations and legal responsibilities on management behavior with a focus on the application of this learning to real life situations for organizations both large and small.

Applied Financial Mgmt (5)
Surveys the application of tasks normally associated with the corporate financial manager. Topics of study include planning, controls, capital markets, capital budgeting, capital structure, and working capital management. Prerequisite: BAS 310 with minimum grade of 2.0.

Bus Prin, Plng & Strategy (5)
Core course in strategy and planning. Topics include: establishing organizational mission, formal planning, strategy formulation, and implementation. Identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats facing organizations.

Practicum in Management (5)
This course will explore and build student comprehension of the application of management functions covered in BASM courses via direct interaction between students and local managers and entrepreneurs from private, public and non-profit sectors.

Marketing for Managers (5)
A core course designed to develop the marketing knowledge and skills necessary for the successful manager of a profit or non-profit organization. Students will develop and present a comprehensive marketing plan.

Project Mgmt Application (5)
The theory and practice of project management as it relates to managers. Planning, organizing, securing and managing the human, financial, and physical inputs required to meet project objectives will be covered.

BMMT 420
Mgmt of Human Resources (5)
Core course in the responsibilities and role of human resource management in today's workplace. Material will concentrate on both regulatory and strategic responsibilities of HR. Topics include recruitment, interviewing, compensation and current HR issues.

Operations Management (5)
Introduction to the key ideas and techniques used to plan, analyze, measure and improve an organization's production of goods and services. Topics explored include process-system modeling, product design/quality, inputs, processes, supply-chains, inventory, and people management. Prerequisite: Enrollment in BAS-AM or by instructor permission.

Management Internship (5)
BAS-AM program outcomes in an internship with specific outcomes as agreed to by the student, internship provider and instructor. Classes will focus on sharing progress, issues or barriers from the internships.

Strategic Management (5)
A capstone course which focuses on the key aspects that must be addressed for sustained organizational success, effective problem solving, and the capture of opportunities from the perspective of the general manager or the entrepreneur. Prerequisite: BAS 460 OR instructor permission.