ACC 200 Introduction to Accounting I (3)

Introduction to managerial and financial accounting and methods used to record and report managerial and financial information to decision makers internal and external to the firm. Part I. A-F only. Sophomore standing or higher.

ACC 201 Introduction to Accounting II (3)

Introduction to managerial and financial accounting and methods used to record and report managerial and financial information to decision makers internal and external to the firm. Part II. Pre: 200 (with a C- or better).

Last offering was in Summer 2020, no additional offering. 

ACC 202 Introduction to Management Accounting (3)

Introduction to managerial accounting and methods used to report information to decision makers internal to the firm. Cost accounting, budgeting, standard cost systems, reporting and analyzing performance. Pre: 201 with C- or better.

Last offering was in Summer 2019, no additional offering. 

ACC 210 Introduction to Accounting II (3)

Introduction to managerial and financial accounting and methods used to record and report managerial and financial information to decision makers internal and external to the firm. Part II. Pre: 200 (with a C- or better).

ACC 321 Intermediate Financial Accounting I (3)

Accounting process and the application of GAAP to the recognition and measurement of cash, receivables, inventories, property plant and equipment, depreciation and depletion, intangibles, and current liabilities. Pre: 202 with C- or better.

ACC 323 Intermediate Financial Accounting II (3)

Application of GAAP to the recognition and measurement of long-term liabilities, investments, contributed capital, retained earnings, accounting changes and errors, income recognition, accounting for income taxes, pensions, leases, and statement of cash flows. Pre: 321 with C- or better.

ACC 395 Accounting Internship (V)

On-the-job experience in the accounting community. Term paper and meetings with faculty advisor required. C/NC only. Pre: consent.

ACC 399 Directed Reading and Research (V)

Reading and research of a special area in major under direction of faculty member(s). Project must include statement of objectives, outline of activities planned, results expected, and how they are to be reported and evaluated. Must be approved in advance by the department chair and faculty advisor.

ACC 401 Federal Individual Income Taxation (3)

Examines federal income tax concepts, such as gross income, exclusions, deductions, exemptions, and tax credits, especially for sole proprietors. Introduces taxation of property transactions. Development of professional writing skills is integral to this course. Pre: (201, 202, 210, or BUS 624) with C- or better.

ACC 407 Taxation of Business Entities (2)

A survey of the general concepts, rules, and practices involved in the taxation of sole-proprietorships, corporations, partnerships, and subchapter S corporations. Pre: 401 with C- or better.

ACC 409 Accounting Information Systems (3)

Accounting systems analysis, control and design in manual and computerized environments. Knowledge and skills of information technology for auditing AIS systems. Hands-on experience with microcomputers and a computerized accounting system. A-F only. Pre: 323 (with C- or better or concurrent) and BUS 311 (with C or better).

ACC 413 Law for the Accountant (3)

Intensive study of areas of law of importance to accountants. Particular attention is given to principles of law relating to contracts, sales, commercial paper, secured transactions, property, legal entities, agency, securities, and accountant's legal liability. Pre: BLAW 200 or consent.

ACC 415 Advanced Financial Accounting (3)

Accounting topics relating to consolidation requirements and introduction to the fundamentals of fund accounting, including the general fund, restricted funds, debt service funds, enterprise funds, general long-term account group, general fixed assets accounting group, and accounting entries for encumbrances. Pre: 323 with C- or better.

ACC 418 Auditing (3)

Auditing concepts including standards, objectives and ethics for external auditors. Emphasis on reporting standards, internal control, evidence, statistical sampling, IT audits and assurance. Development of professional writing skills is an integral part of this course. Pre: 323 and 409, both with C- or better.

ACC 425 Forensic Accounting (1)

Theoretical and real life aspects of forensic accounting. Includes discussions of the legal environment, types of forensic engagements such as, lost earnings, business valuations, fraud, and real world forensic cases. Repeatable one time, but credit earned one time only. A-F only. Pre: 418. Co-requisite: 407.

ACC 460 Accounting Capstone (4, 1 credit per alpha)

Lectures, discussions, case analysis. Integration of numerous elements of the accounting program. Current accounting issues discussed. Relevant topics for (B) managerial; (C) financial, (D) auditing and accounting information systems; (E) tax and ethics. Together with 460B, 460E, includes an emphasis on instruction in writing. Repeatable one time, credit earned for one time only. ACC majors only. A-F only. Pre: 418 (or concurrent), no waiver for (B), (C), (D); 401 and 418 (or concurrent, no waiver for (E). Co-requisites: C, D, and E for (B); B, D, and E for (C); B, C, and E for (D); B, C, and D for (E).

ACC 581 Financial Accounting I (5)

Accounting process and the application of GAAP to the recognition and measurement of cash, receivables, inventories, property plant and equipment, depreciation and depletion, intangibles, current liabilities, and long-term liabilities. A-F only.

ACC 582 Financial Accounting II (5)

Application of GAAP in recognition and measurement of investments, pensions, retained earnings, and other topics related to financial statements. Other topics include consolidation and mergers and acquisitions. A-F only. Pre: 581.

ACC 583 Cost Accounting (5)

Information for managerial decision-making, planning and control, job order and process costing, direct and absorption costing, standard and normal cost systems. Will also cover Government and Not-for-profit topics. A-F only.

ACC 584 Regulation and Accounting (5)

Will cover tax accounting topics for individuals, estates, and business entities. Also will cover business law and professional responsibility topics important for the professional accountant. A-F only. Pre: 581.

ACC 585 Auditing and Attestation (4)

Concepts include standards, objectives, and ethics for external auditors. Emphasizes reporting standards, internal control, statistical sampling, EDP audits, and assurance. Also covers information systems and relevant measurement topics. A-F only. Pre: 581.

ACC 610 International Corporate Governance (3)

Understanding of complex and critical issues of international corporate governance, financial reporting, and ethical conduct. Includes corporate governance in the U.S., major European markets, and Asia. Emphasis on internal and external stakeholders, regulators, and gatekeepers. Graduate students only. A-F only.

ACC 616 Accounting Theory and Development (3)

History and theoretical background of accounting standards. Including accounting theories, formulating and testing theories; scientific, pragmatic, syntactic and semantic theories; normative and positive theories. Literature supportive and critical of accounting theories and standards. Pre: 323 or 582 with C- or better, or consent.

ACC 619 Information and Assurance and Analytics (3)

Focus on auditing processes, standards, and guidance specific to IT risks. Exposure to advanced IT audit software and its practical application and real world IT audit issues. Pre: 418 or 585 with C- or better, or consent.

ACC 620 Global Accounting (3)

Theory and fundamental causes of international variations in accounting. Special emphasis on problems such variations create for financial reporting, control, and decision-making within multinational business enterprises. Pre: 323 or 582 with C- or better, or consent.

ACC 625 Accounting and Tax Research (3)

In-depth examination of tax and accounting research, IRC, and SEC procedures. Extensive practice in issue identification, reading and analyzing primary authority, and communicating results. Credit not given for both 606 and 625. Pre: 401 or 584 with C- or better, orientation program, or consent.

ACC 631 Tax of Partners/Partnerships (2)

Examines advanced topics in federal taxation of partners and partnerships regarding the contribution, operation, and distribution from partnerships and transfers of partnership interests. Pre: 407 with C- or better.

ACC 635 Advanced Public Sector Accounting (3)

Provides the tools necessary for understanding the principles of fiscal accountability and reporting in governmental and not-for-profit organizations. Pre: 415 or 582 with C- or better, or consent.

ACC 638 Estate and Gift Taxation and Planning (2)

Examines estate and gift tax provisions and basic estate planning techniques to save taxes and avoid probate. Overviews generation-skipping transfer taxes and income taxes on estates and trusts. Pre: 401 or 584 with C- or better, or consent.

ACC 639 Multijurisdictional Taxation (2)

Examines international, state, and local tax issues. Topics include U.S. International taxation of in- and out-bound transactions, sourcing of income and deductions and nexus. Pre: 401 with C- or better.

ACC 648 Financial Analysis (1)

Analyses of a firm’s profitability, liquidity, and solvency using ratios and common size financial statements. Students are expected to find strengths and weaknesses of the firm based on their analysis. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: 323. Co-requisite: 660.

ACC 660 Analysis and Decision-Making (2)

Integrates learning through analysis and communication of comprehensive business problems. Stresses research, critical thinking, and analytical and communication skills applied to contemporary accounting and tax issues. Pre: 625 (or concurrent), must be taken concurrent with 648, no waiver.

ACC 695 Accounting Internship (V)

On-the-job experience in the accounting community. Necessary evaluation reports and meetings with faculty advisor required. Pre: consent.

ACC 700 Thesis Research (V)

Required for Plan A candidates only; six credit hours required, one must be taken during semester that degree is being awarded. Repeatable up to six credits. ACC majors only. Satisfactory only. Pre: MAcc student and School of Accountancy Director approval.

ACC 701 Financial Accounting Research (3)

Provides an overview of financial accounting research. Specific research studies are examined as to their theoretical basis, design, implications, methodology, relevance, etc. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: PhD student status in international management or consent.

ACC 702 Managerial Accounting Research (3)

Provides an overview of managerial accounting research. Specific research studies are examined as to their theoretical basis, design, implications, methodology, relevance, etc. A-F only. Pre: PhD student status in international management or consent.

ACC 703 Research in Behavioral Accounting (3)

Provides an overview of accounting research in behavioral accounting topics. Specific research studies are examined as to their theoretical basis, design, implications, methodology, relevance, etc. A-F only. Pre: PhD student status in international management or consent.

ACC 704 Research in Accounting Information Systems (3)

Provides an overview of accounting research in accounting information systems topics. Specific research studies are examined as to their theoretical basis, design, implications, methodology, relevance, etc. A-F only. Pre: PhD student status in international management or consent.

ACC 705 Research in Auditing and International Accounting (3)

Provides an overview of accounting research in Auditing and International Accounting topics. Specific research studies are examined as to their theoretical basis, design, implications, methodology, relevance, etc. A-F only. Pre: PhD student status in business administration or consent.

ACC 799 Directed Reading and Research (V)

Reading and research in an area of accounting under the direction of faculty member(s). Repeatable unlimited times. A-F only. Pre: PhD student status in international management or consent.

BUS 200 Introduction to Business (3)

Introduction to each of the functional areas of business. Intends to help students understand the interrelationships of business functional areas and the role of business in society. Stresses written communication in business. BUS majors only. Freshman or sophomore standing only. A-F only.

BUS 209 Written Communication in Business (3)

An interactive writing class stressing persuasive writing in the context of memos, letters, and business reports. A-F only. Pre: ACC 201 and ENG 100. Students may not earn credit for both BUS 209 and ENG 209.

BUS 250 Applied Math in Business (3)

The algebra and geometry of linear, quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Mathematics of finance?annuities, perpetuities, present value. Derivatives, graphical analysis, mathematical models as applied to business. Selected coverage of algebra, geometry, and calculus emphasizing business applications and decision making. Pre: two years high school algebra and one year plane geometry. FS

BUS 301 Business Ethics (1)

Comprehensive examination into major components of social responsibility including economic, legal, political, ethical, and societal issues involving interaction of business, government, and society. Students develop awareness of major ethical frameworks and issues that affect business decision. A-F only. Pre: first or second semester in Shidler College or departmental approval. Recommended: taken in the first year of admission to Shidler College.

BUS 310 Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions (3)

Problem recognition and formulation; stress on cross-disciplinary complex problem solving and communication; computer intensive. Coverage of descriptive statistics, probability and hypothesis testing with emphasis on quality, productivity, and regression analysis. Must be taken in first semester of BBA program.

BUS 311 Information Systems for Global Business Environment (3)

Skills and strategies for using information resources applied to local and global business issues; advanced skills in computer-based analytical techniques and information management; impact of information technology on business operations and business strategies. Must be taken in first semester of BBA program. Pre: ICS 101(Alpha) or equivalent, or consent.

BUS 312 Principles of Marketing (3)

Concepts, problems, and opportunities in marketing within its competitive, political-legal, economic, social and global environments. Social responsibility and ethics. Marketing research. Consumer and business-to-business segmentation and positioning. Strategic marketing planning. Students may not earn credit for BUS 312 and TIM 304.

BUS 313 Economic and Financial Environment of Global Business (3)

International trade, financial flows, and direct investment. Public and private institutions including government policies and capital markets. Emphasis on Asia Pacific issues, with attention to the cultural differences among countries. Pre: ECON 130 and ECON 131 or consent. DS

BUS 314 Business Finance (3)

Introduction to the theory and practice of financial management: analysis and decision making for asset management, capital budgeting, capital structure, and dividend policy. Prerequisite for all other finance courses. Pre: ACC 202, ECON 130 and ECON 131, or consent.

BUS 315 Global Management and Organizational Behavior (3)

Analysis of theories and concepts underlying domestic and global organizational management, including behavioral and personnel issues. Emphasis on leadership, team-work, cultural differences in the Asia Pacific region. Prerequisite to all other advanced management courses. Students may not receive credit for BUS 315 and TIM 303. Pre: PSY 100 or SOC 100.

BUS 345 Strategic Management (3)

Applications of strategy to domestic and global business problems using an interdisciplinary approach. Emphasis on Asia-Pacific business, assessment of risk, integration of all business core disciplines. Extensive writing expected. Pre: all core courses and graduating senior standing.

BUS 367 (Alpha) Business Study Abroad (V)

Study abroad experience emphasizing international business issues. Content varies with courses taught; (C) accounting; (D) management of informational systems; (F) finance; (G) management; (I) international business; (K) marketing; (M) human resources; (R) real estate. Each alpha repeatable three times, up to 12 credits. Pre: consent.

BUS 395 (Alpha) Internship (V)

On-the-job experience in the business community. Term paper and meetings with faculty advisor required. (D) MIS; (F) finance; (G) management; (I) international business; (K) marketing; (M) human resource management; (R) real estate. CR/NC only. Repeatable one time. Pre: consent and RE 300 for (R) only.

BUS 475 Asia Pacific Business (V)

Analysis of business environment and business issues through study of businesses, governmental entities, and non-governmental organizations in specific geographic areas in non-U.S. settings. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: consent. (Summer only)

BUS 476 Asia Pacific Field Trip (V)

Analysis of business environment and business issues through study and direct observation of businesses, governmental entities, and non-governmental organizations in non-U.S. settings. Involves group travel to selected international business cities. Travel sites will vary. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: 475 and consent. (Summer only)

BUS 477 Dynamics of Asian Finance (6)

Analysis of selected key industries of Asian countries: business/economic trends, shifting product mix, technological changes, joint ventures, international competition, and productivity strategy, including contrasting management styles, worker/management relationships, and decision-making processes under different cultural settings. Industry observations conducted in Asian countries for three weeks during the summer. Pre: 6 credit hours of economics or business, PAMI participant; or consent.

BUS 601 Professional Development (0)

Professional development course designed to focus on and improve the soft skills of MBA students. Students will learn from guest speakers, through field trips, intensive workshops, and hands-on experience. Repeatable two times. Full-time MBA degree program only. No grading.

BUS 619 Data Analytics and Statistics for Business (3)

Data analytical and statistical tools for the MBA with emphasis on descriptive and predictive quantitative analytical methods, including time series and regression. Repeatable unlimited times. MBA majors only. Graduate students only. A-F only. (Fall only)

BUS 620 Micro- and Macro-economic Foundations for Managers (3)

Applications of micro- and macro-economic principles to managerial decisions. Microeconomic focuses on economic foundations of business strategies. Macroeconomics focuses on the external economic environment including regulatory and international trends and issues. Admission to MBA program. A-F only. Pre: MBA math and economics tutorials, or equivalents. (Fall only)

BUS 623 Marketing Management (3)

Concepts and issues in marketing within the global environment of business. Ethical dimensions and social responsibilities; market research; consumer segmentation and positioning. Strategic marketing planning. A-F only.

BUS 624 Accounting for Decision-Making (3)

Accounting tools for business professionals focusing on the role of accounting information in capital markets, managerial decision-making and corporate governance. A-F only. Pre: 201 or successful completion of "Financial Accounting, Online Course Introductory Section" and "Cost-Volume-Profit models, Online Tutorial" both from "hbsp.harvard.edu", or completing a 12 contact-hour tutorial.

BUS 626 Leadership and Organizational Behavior (3)

Personal leadership and communications development and the contributions of the behavioral sciences to understanding human behavior in organizations with a focus on leading organizations in times of change. A-F only.

BUS 629 Managerial Finance (3)

Financial management theories and tools for business professionals; asset management; capital budgeting; capital structure and dividend policies. A-F only. Pre: 621, 622, and 624; or consent.

BUS 632 Business Policy and Strategy (3)

Integration of learning through analysis of comprehensive business problems, resolution of policy issues, and the study of competitive strategies in the international setting. Pre: must be taken in the final semester of the MBA core, and consent.

BUS 667 Business Study Abroad (V)

Study abroad experience emphasizing international business issues. Content varies depending on course of study and educational institution selected. Course qualifies as an international business elective(s). Repeatable one time. CR/NC only. Pre: business core or permission of academic advisor.

BUS 675 International Business Topics (V)

Analysis of the business environment and business issues through study of businesses, governmental entities, and/or non-governmental organizations in specific geographic areas, in non-U.S. settings. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: consent. (Summer only)

BUS 676 International Business Field Experience (V)

Analysis of the business environment and business issues through study and direct observation of businesses, governmental entities, and/or non-governmental organizations in non-U.S. settings. Involves group travel to selected international business cities. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: 675 and consent. (Summer only)

BUS 695 Internships (V)

On-the-job experience in the business community. Project paper and meetings with faculty advisor required. A-F only. Repeatable one time. Pre: consent.

BUS 696 MBA Consulting Practicum (3)

Final MBA requirement for those candidates not writing a thesis. Candidates will form consulting teams to perform a meaningful, strategic study for a client organization. Pre: 632.

BUS 699 Directed Reading and Research (V)

Outline (including methodology or sources, results expected and means of measurement) must be prepared by student and approved by supervisor and chair of graduate programs before registration. Repeatable up to 12 credits.

BUS 700 Thesis Research (V)

Required for Plan A candidates only; six credit hours required, one of which must be taken during semester in which degree is awarded. Repeatable unlimited times.

BUS 705 Seminar in International Management (V)

Introduces students to research and teaching at the university. Covers topics of research including research projects currently underway by Shidler College faculty, advanced PhD students, distinguished visiting faculty, and research contemplated by new PhD students. Repeatable unlimited times. CR/NC only. Pre: PhD student status in international management or consent.

BLAW 200 Legal Environment of Business (3)

Introduction to the legal environment of business operations with particular attention to business law and ethics and to principles of law relating to contracts, agency, partnerships, and corporations.

BLAW 360 International Business Law (3)

Overview of international and national law as it applies to international trade. Readings and case studies focus on the legal environment of selected areas in the Asia Pacific region and strategies for doing business overseas. Pre: 200.

FIN 301 Personal Finance (3)

Focuses on principles and techniques for handling personal financial decisions, including: personal budgeting, obtaining credit, life and casualty insurance, buying a home, buying an automobile, savings and investments, and retirement planning.

FIN 307 Corporate Financial Management (3)

Development and analysis of modern financial theory and its implications for management decisions: market efficiency, capital asset pricing, firm investment decisions, capital structure, dividend policy, and cost of capital. Pre: BUS 314.

FIN 311 Investments (3)

Introduction to various investment media and capital markets. Topics include the analysis of security returns using techniques such as beta, filter rules, and portfolio theory. Pre: BUS 314 or consent.

FIN 321 International Business Finance (3)

Financial management of foreign and international business operations: the regulatory environment of international finance, financing international transactions, international capital markets, taxation. Financial decision-making in the firm. Pre: BUS 314 or consent.

FIN 331 International Banking (3)

Commercial, investment, and merchant banking. Includes theory and practical applications. Topics include international lending, Euromarkets, global gap management, Forex activities, and global risk management. Pre: BUS 314 or consent.

FIN 341 Financial Aspects of New Ventures (3)

Examination of underlying business models for new ventures, how to determine corresponding financial requirements, and approaches to resource acquisition. Students explore a range of financing sources and related issues of valuation and deal structure. Pre: junior standing and BUS 314, or consent.

FIN 399 Directed Reading and Research (V)

Reading and research in a special area of major under direction of faculty member(s). Project must include statement of objectives, outline of activities planned, results expected, and how they are to be reported and evaluated. Must be approved in advance by the department chair and the faculty advisor. Repeatable unlimited times.

FIN 412 Options and Other Derivatives (3)

Options and other derivatives. Equity options, index options and options on futures. Black-Scholos Model. Trading strategies and tactics. Contemporary developments in financial engineering. A-F only. Pre: 311 or consent.

FIN 415 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management (3)

Security analysis and portfolio management from standpoint of the professional analyst and institutional investor. Recent advances in security valuation models, portfolio selection, and techniques for appraising portfolio performance. A-F only. Pre: 311.

FIN 430 Bank Financial Management (3)

Analysis of financial institution management within the domestic economy and regulatory environment. Topics include federal reserve activities, interest rates, regulation, lending, investments, and asset/liability management. Pre: BUS 314.

FIN 444 Asian Finance (3)

Financial systems, regulatory structure over financial institutions in the Asia-Pacific region. Major financial policy issues for financial sector reforms in the region. Seminar format. A-F only. Pre: BUS 314 or consent.

FIN 450 Enterprise Risk Management (3)

Overview analyzing various primary risks faced by corporations and developing important risk management techniques with an emphasis on enterprise risk management. Combined lectures, case studies, and discussions. BUS majors only. A-F only. Pre: BUS 314 or consent. (Once a year)

FIN 467 Seminar in Financial Planning (3)

A capstone course for financial services and planning track. This is a case study course intended to provide students the opportunity to integrate concepts from earlier courses and develop a comprehensive view of the financial planning process. A-F only. Pre: 301 and 311 and two of the following courses: 490E, 490F, ACC 401, INS 300.

FIN 470 Sustainable Development in East Asia (3)

Interdisciplinary investigation of development in East Asia is an urgent issue. Status and role of Asian business; current technological, economic, and financial developments; impact on world economy. A-F only. Pre: ASAN 201, ASAN 312, or BUS 314; or consent. (Cross-listed as ASAN 470)

FIN 490 (Alpha) Advanced Topics in Finance (3)

In-depth analysis of selected current practices and issues in finance. (B) equity research and corporate valuation methods; (C) Japanese financial management; (D) financial analysis; (E) retirement and employee benefit planning; (F) finance estate planning. A-F only for (E) and (F). Repeatable four times for (D). Pre: 311 and BUS 314 for (B); BUS 314 or BUS 629 for (C); 311 or 634 for (D); 301 for (E) and (F). (Fall only for (B))

FIN 490C Japanese Financial Management (3)

In-depth analysis of selected current practices and issues in finance. (B) equity research and corporate valuation methods; (C) Japanese financial management; (D) financial analysis; (E) retirement and employee benefit planning; (F) finance estate planning. A-F only for (E) and (F). Repeatable four times for (D). Pre: 311 and BUS 314 for (B); BUS 314 or BUS 629 for (C); 311 or 629, or consent for (D); 301 for (E) and (F). (Fall only for (B))

FIN 490D Financial Analysis (3)

This course follows closely with CFA Candidate Program Level I Study. Covers topics such as ethics, quantitative methods, financial statement analysis, corporate finance, bond and equity investments, and portfolio management.

FIN 490E Retirement & Employee Benefits Planning (3)

This course is one of the seven required courses for the CFP® certification exam. The course introduces you to retirement and employee benefit planning for businesses and individuals based on the learning objectives specified by the CFP Board of Standards. We will focus on the practical knowledge needed to choose the best retirement plan and designing a plan that will meet the needs of the client from a tax and employee benefit standpoint. Other related topics covered include social security and Medicare, and business succession planning.

FIN 637 International Financial Management (3)

Financial decision-making in an international setting: analysis of direct foreign investment; economic, accounting, and regulatory environments, including taxation; international money and capital markets; import and export financing; multinational working capital management; and risk aspects of international finance. Pre: BUS 629 or consent.

FIN 639 International Banking (3)

Commercial, investment, and merchant banking in the international arena. Includes international lending, Euromarkets, global gap management, Forex activities, and international risk management. Pre: BUS 629 or consent.

FIN 641 Entrepreneurial Finance (3)

Assessment of financial needs, arranging venture financing, assessing value to the entrepreneur and the investor(s), financial aspects of strategic planning, analyzing the tradeoffs between alternative financing choices and flexibility and control, harvesting the investment. Pre: BUS 629 or consent.

FIN 645 Advanced Capital Markets (3)

Regulatory structure over capital market institutions, market developmental issues, market microstructure issues, and corporate governance, and creation of capital market infrastructure. Seminar format. Pre: BUS 629 or consent.

FIN 651 PDEs and Stochastic Calculus (3)

Covers PDEs (Partial Differential Equations) and calculus in a stochastic environment. A-F only. Pre: graduate standing in Financial Engineering program, or consent. (Once a year)

FIN 652 Programming in Finance (3)

Addresses programming principles, and programming languages used in financial modeling. A-F only. Pre: graduate standing in Financial Engineering program, or consent. (Once a year)

FIN 653 Portfolio Optimization (3)

Introduces students to principles of capital markets, classical portfolio theory, and focus on portfolio optimization. A-F only. Pre: graduate standing in Financial Engineering program, or consent. (Once a year)

FIN 654 Financial Derivatives (3)

Will familiarize the students with the mathematical foundation and the application of Futures, Swaps, and Options. A-F only. Pre: graduate standing in Financial Engineering program, or consent. (Once a year)

FIN 655 Financial Forecasting (3)

Focus on financial forecasting and financial econometrics as volatility and correlation modeling. A-F only. Pre: graduate standing in Financial Engineering program, or consent. (Once a year)

FIN 656 Insurance and Risk Management (3)

Introduces students to topics in the actuarial science and latest developments in risk management. A-F only. Pre: graduate standing in Financial Engineering program, or consent. (Once a year)

FIN 657 Interest Rate/Credit Models (3)

Addresses specific properties of interest rate modelling as mean reversion as well as latest developments in credit risk modelling. A-F only. Pre: graduate standing in Financial Engineering program, or consent. (Once a year)

FIN 658 Financial Modelling (3)

Addresses advanced techniques in financial modelling and related fields. A-F only. Pre: graduate standing in Financial Engineering program, or consent. (Once a year)

FIN 659 Mortgage/Weather Derivatives (3)

Covers the real estate market, mortgage backed securities (MBSs) and real estate derivatives. Focuses on modelling weather, climate change, and weather derivatives. A-F only. Pre: graduate standing in Financial Engineering program, or consent. (Once a year)

FIN 660 Seminar in Finance (3)

In-depth analysis of selected current practices and issues in finance. Pre: BUS 629 or consent. May be repeated with change in topic.

FIN 661 Research Seminar (3)

Students either program a model or write a paper with high practical or scientific merit. Outcome enhances the chances for employment. Represents the culminating experience for students in this program. A-F only. Pre: graduate standing in Financial Engineering program, or consent. (Once a year)

FIN 688 Healthcare Financial Management (3)

Focus on important accounting and financial management principles relevant to management of health services organizations. Designed around a series of cases that examine the issues that confront healthcare managers. A-F only. Pre: BUS 629. (Alt. years: fall only)

FIN 701 Theory of International Finance (3)

Concise framework of conceptual knowledge to understand the literature on financial theory and related empirical evidence. Includes fundamentals of capital markets, capital budgeting, utility theory, asset pricing, and international finance. A-F only. Pre: PhD student status in international management or consent.

FIN 702 Seminar in International Investments (3)

Seminar covers research issues and methodologies in investments and capital markets. Main topics include theories and empirical characteristics of asset pricing, portfolio diversification and performance evaluation, derivatives, and risk management. A-F only. Pre: 701 and PhD student status in international management, or consent.

FIN 703 International Corporate Control and Restructuring (3)

Provides and understanding of some of the scholarly research in corporate control and restructuring. Topics include: mergers and takeovers, international corporate governance, corporate restructuring, raising capital, and entrepreneurship. A-F only. Pre: 701 and PhD student status in international management, or consent.

FIN 704 International Asian Finance (3)

In-depth review of scholarly journal articles and working papers relevant to Asian finance to prepare PhD students for scholarly research work. A-F only. Pre: 701 and PhD student status in international management, or consent.

FIN 799 Directed Reading and Research (V)

Reading and research in a special area of major under direction of faculty member(s). Project must include statement of objectives, outline of activities planned, results expected, and how they are to be reported and evaluated. Must be approved in advance by department chair and the faculty advisor. A-F only. Pre: PhD student status in international management, or consent.

HRM 351 Human Resource Management (3)

Survey of the field covering recruitment, selection, training, appraisals, grievance handling, communications, discipline, safety, compensation, and benefits.

HRM 353 Leadership and Group Dynamics (3)

Develop understanding of theory and research on managerial, entrepreneurial leadership and creativity in organizations. Topics include leadership, decision making, motivation, personality, and rewards within group settings.

HRM 361 Labor Problems (3)

A general overview of the Labor Movement, Labor/Management Relations, and Employment issues with a view toward emerging issues in those areas and the insights other industrialized countries can provide.  Useful for both HR Specialists and Management Students in other disciplines.

Course learning objectives

  • Explore and Deconstruct the concepts of “Labor” and “Work” by situating these concepts within the broader historical and social development of Western Europe, Eurasia, Africa, Asia and the Americas
  • Introduce students to the broader historical, cultural, and societal context of the Labor Movement and Labor/Management Relations.
  • Explain how history and law have influenced the Labor Movement and Labor/Management relations and practices.
  • Provide an overview of the landscape of the Labor Movement in Hawaii, the mainland US, and the World.
  • Provoke meaningful inquiry into the future direction of the Labor Movement, Labor/Management Relations, and Employment.

Topics covered

  • Historical development of the Labor Movement in the US, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas
  • Basic economics of labor markets including formation, disequilibria, and disruption 
  • Best practices in Human Resource Management related to Labor Relations
  • Key US federal laws and judicial decisions related to Labor/Management Relations
  • US Public Sector unionism
  • Practical aspects of operating within the environment of the unionized workforce: Unionization, Collective Bargaining, Grievances, Negotiations, Arbitration, Boycotts and Strikes
  • Possible futures for Employment, the Labor Movement, and Labor/Management Relations
  • Key international laws and treaties related to Labor/Management Relations
  • Key labor legislation in the United Kingdom, the Federal Republic of Germany, the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of the Philippines, the Republic of Korea and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

HRM 399 Directed Reading and Research (V)

Reading and research in a special area within the major field under direction of faculty member(s). Project must include statement of objectives, outline of activities planned, results expected, and how they are to be reported and evaluated. Must be approved in advance by the department chair and faculty advisor.

HRM 453 Personnel Compensation (3)

Selected topics. Emphasis on trends, recent issues, job evaluation, incentive systems, salary administration, executive compensation, profit sharing, benefit programs, retirement plans. Pre: 351.

HRM 455 The Staffing Process (3)

Contemporary practices and trends in personnel planning for a competent work force; legal constraints, recruitment and selection, differential placement, training, career programming. Pre: 351.

HRM 463 Negotiation and Workplace Dispute Resolution (3)

Theory and practice in negotiating; design and operation of different kinds of workplace dispute resolution (such as mediation, arbitration, and various alternatives); features exercises on bargaining and negotiation and advocacy and decision skills. (Spring only)

HRM 465 Labor and Social Legislation (3)

A focused review of key US Labor-related Legislation and other Social Legislation, including selected legislation from other industrialized countries.  Useful for both HR Specialists and Management Students in other disciplines.

Course learning objectives

  • Explain how Labor Legislation has emerged from and consequently influenced Labor-Management relations in the United States and other industrialized countries.
  • Review how Labor Legislation has impacted the broader social context of US society.
  • Review key pieces of Social Legislation such as Medicare, Medicaid, ERISA, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and various laws and regulations dealing with unemployment and workplace health and safety, and the impact this legislation and regulation has had on Labor-Management relations, Human Resource Management, and the US workforce.
  • Review key pieces of Labor and Social legislation in selected industrialized and industrializing nations with a view toward potential reform of US law and practice.

Topics covered:

  • The legislative and regulatory process in the United States
  • Historical development of the Labor Legislation in the US and the World
  • Key state, federal, and international laws and regulations and important related judicial decisions
  • Key Social Legislation that has impacted Human Resource Management in the US at the Federal Level
  • Key Hawaii State Social Legislation impacting Human Resource Management
  • Possible future legislative reform and development of Labor and Social Legislation in the US and other industrialized countries.

HRM 467 Labor Management Relations (3)

Review and analysis of basic factors that distinguish employment relations; examination of the development of recent legislation and programs at federal, state, and municipal levels. Specific consideration given to current problems on the mainland and Hawai'i. Pre: consent.

HRM 469 Seminar in HRM (3)

In-depth analysis of selected current practices and trends in HRM. Repeatable one time for different topics. Pre: consent.

HRM 671 Human Resource Management (3)

Analysis and critical evaluation of basic issues, policies, and trends in personnel administration. HRM majors only. Graduate students only. A-F only.

HRM 672 Training and Development (3)

Covers issues in design, delivery, and assessment of training, theoretical background of training and development process, types of training process, cross cultural and other types of diversity training and development of training modules. HRM majors only. Graduate students only. A-F only.

HRM 674 Finance for Human Resource Management (3)

Intends to give HR professionals a basic overview of the vocabulary and concepts of financial decision-making. Topics include: understanding financial information, budgeting, the finance of retirement and employee benefit and business valuation. MHRM majors only. A-F only.

HRM 675 Compensation (3)

Survey of compensation methods and procedures including job evaluations, incentive systems, salary administration, fringe benefits, appropriate legislation, policies and strategy issues of compensation systems. HRM majors only. Graduate students only. A-F only.

HRM 676 The Staffing Process (3)

Recruiting and selection to optimize organizations including job design, job analysis, recruitment and selection methods, such as types of interviews and assessment centers, within legislative environment. HRM majors only. Graduate students only. A-F only.

HRM 677 Negotiations and Labor Relations (3)

Theory and practice of negotiation. Exploration of appropriate strategies, tactics, and communication techniques. Study of dyadic multi-party, cross-cultural, and assisted negotiations. MHRM majors only. A-F only.

HRM 680 Human Resource Management Capstone (3)

The final course in the MHRM curriculum. It provides students opportunity to integrate and apply previous course content to their professional organization offering a value-added opportunity to enhance organizational performance. MHRM majors only. A-F only.

HRM 688 Human Resources Leadership in Healthcare Organizations (3)

Builds on previous leadership and management courses, focus on development of individual leadership skills emphasizing ethical and critical decision making, effective working relationships, and a systems-perspective relevant to healthcare organizations. A-F only. Pre: BUS 626. (Alt. years)

MGT 341 Behavior in Organizations (3)

Contributions made by sociology, psychology, and related behavioral sciences to the understanding and prediction of human behavior in organizations. Pre: BUS 315. DS

MGT 342 Multinational Business Management (3)

Introduction to the unique problems and challenges in managing multinational business enterprises. Systems approach to the management process in such multinational firms stressed. Pre: BUS 315.

MGT 344 Seminar in Management (3)

In-depth analysis of selected current practices and trends in administration. May be repeated with change in topic. Pre: consent.

MGT 345 Entrepreneurial Ventures (3)

Integrative course in entrepreneurship designed around the development of an original business concept and the completion of a comprehensive business plan for a new venture. Intended as final course for students completing entrepreneurship minor. Pre: 320 or consent.

MGT 348 History of American Business (3)

The evolution of business enterprise from colonial times to the present. Emphasis on entrepreneurship, technological change, labor-management relations, government-business relations, and economic thought. Case studies of industrial development. (Cross-listed as HIST 378) DH

MGT 399 Directed Reading and Research (V)

Reading and research in a special area within the major field under direction of faculty member(s). Project must include statement of objectives, outline of activities planned, results expected, and how they are to be reported and evaluated. Must be approved in advance by the department chair and faculty advisor. Repeatable up to six credits.

MGT 450 Family Business (3)

The exploration of business, personal, and interpersonal issues associated with a family owned and managed company. Topics include: family psychology and organizational structure, life cycles in family business, strategic family and business planning, succession planning, family business conflict resolution, estate planning, the role of professional managers, and others. This is not a course about how to become an entrepreneur or how to start or manage a business. It is most appropriate for those students who are part of a family that owns and manages a business. Pre: BUS 315 or graduate status, or consent.MGT 460 Asia Pacific Business Systems (3) Business systems in Asia Pacific countries including Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan, Singapore, and Hong Kong in terms of particular organization strategies and how they relate to the industrial trade policies. Pre: BBA core excluding BUS 345, or consent.

MGT 461 Corporate Entrepreneurship (3)

Exploration of the nature and role of entrepreneurship behavior inside larger, established organizations. An examination of obstacles to entrepreneurial activity and approaches to creating work environments that foster entrepreneurship. Pre: 320 or consent.

MGT 644 Comparative Management (3)

Cross-cultural analysis of the values and environmental constraints that shape management patterns and policies. Emphasis on Pacific area nations.

MGT 650 Management Topics (3)

In-depth analysis of selected current practices and trends in administration. May be repeated four times with change in topic. Pre: consent.

MGT 651 Corporate Entrepreneurship (3)

Entrepreneurship behavior involving the founding of new business units within established companies; understanding and dealing with barriers to entrepreneurship in corporations; recognizing corporate entrepreneurship opportunities; and learning various approaches organizations can take to increase entrepreneurship. A-F only. Pre: consent. (Once a year)

MGT 660 Negotiation (3)

Theory and practice of negotiation. Exploration of appropriate strategies, tactics, and communication techniques. Study of dyadic multi-party, cross-cultural, and assisted negotiations.

MGT 670 (Alpha) International Management and Industrial Relations (3)

Selected topics in international management and industrial relations: (B) Chinese management systems; (C) Japanese management systems; (D) management of multinational corporations; (F) contemporary issues in international business foreign direct investment; (G) cross-cultural communication in international business; (H) interactive strategies in Asian culture; (I) international human resource management; (J) international joint ventures; (K) international management of technology; (M) Korean management systems; (N) multinational corporation and environmental issues; (O) strategy of the multinational corporation; (P) international transfer of technology. Repeatable four times. Pre: consent.

MGT 671 International Strategic Management (3)

Analysis of the strategic management of firms engaged in multinational business including specific content on Asia. Permits students to focus on specific countries such as China and Japan. A-F only. (Spring only)

MGT 680 Entrepreneurship for Science and Technology (3)

Recognizing and screening technology opportunities, the commercialization process, intellectual property acquisition, business model related to high technology strategies needed for growth in high tech firms. A-F only. Pre: 645 or consent. (Once a year)

MGT 681 Asian/Pacific Entrepreneurship (3)

Innovative ventures, issues related to noticing opportunities, conceptualizing and developing a business model, starting and growing a new venture with specific emphasis on the Asian/Pacific region. A-F only. Pre: consent. (Once a year)

MGT 688 Health Policy, Systems, and the Legal Environment (3)

Covers health care policy topics including: analyzing health service needs, access, use, disparities; health professional supply; policy issues for health organizations; health care financing policy; health law/ethical issues. A-F only. Pre: BUS 622 and BUS 627. (Alt. years)

MGT 701 Cross-Cultural Management (3)

Provides tools to compare and contrast management practices across nations and to examine the role of culture in shaping those practices. A-F only. Pre: PhD student status in international management or consent.

MGT 704 PhD Seminar?Corporate Strategy and International Business (3)

Objectives include: explore research topics in corporate strategy and international business, examine conceptual and empirical literature on management of the multinational corporation, and prepare students for comprehensive examination. A-F only. Pre: PhD student status in international management or consent.

MGT 799 Directed Reading and Research (V)

Reading and research in an area of management under the direction of faculty member(s). A-F only. Pre: PhD student status in international management or consent.

ITM 321 Project Management (3)

Project management application and techniques such as planning methods; PERT/CPM forecasting; risk analysis; application in information technology projects and other areas. Pre: BUS 310 and 311.

ITM 322 Supply Chain Processes (3)

Improving organization productivity with an emphasis on analyzing supply chain processes and principles in terms of scheduling, inventory, quality control techniques, through most current practices. Pre: BUS 310 and 311.

ITM 352 Programming Application Systems (3)

Introduction to applications programming. Fundamentals, essential logic, file handling, report writing. Emphasis on systems development and disciplined programming. A-F only. Pre: ICS 101(Alpha) or equivalent, or consent.

ITM 353 Information Systems Analysis and Design (3)

Analysis and design of systems in organizations. Includes role of general systems concepts, systems development life cycle, identifying systems requirements, logical and physical design. A-F only. Pre: 352 and BUS 311.

ITM 354 Database Systems (3)

Introduction to database management and data structures, including database planning and design, normalization, relational and network data models, and physical organization and implementation. A-F only. Pre: 353.

ITM 385 Electronic Commerce (3)

Survey of electronic commerce technologies and business strategies, with an emphasis on technology and application development. The development of web-based and multimedia applications; the impacts of EC on business strategy; legal and ethical issues. A-F only. Pre: BUS 311 or consent.

ITM 387 (Alpha) Advanced Topics in Information Systems (3)

Computerized management information systems, operations research or business statistics: (B) software systems economics; (C) advanced topics in programming; (D) web-based application development; (E) advanced technology in MIS; (F) systems development; (G) database systems; (H) advanced business applications; (J) ethics of technology; (K) business intelligence. Repeatable with permission of department chair. Pre: varies with topic.

ITM 399 Directed Reading and Research (V)

Reading and research in special area of major under direction of faculty member(s). Project must include statement of objectives, outline of activities planned, results expected, and how they are to be reported and evaluated. Must be approved in advance by the department chair and the faculty advisor.

ITM 431 Networking and Security (3)

Basic concepts in networking and security. Network standards and technologies. Network planning and design. LANs and WANS, wireless networking. Security threats and countermeasures. Security planning and policies. A-F only.

ITM 433 Advanced Security (3)

Designed around the plan-protect-respond cycle. Security threats, cryptographic security, access control, identity management, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, host hardening, and application security. Repeatable one time. Pre: 431 or consent. (Once a year)

ITM 680 Project Management, Information Technology and Change (3)

Lectures and discussions to contextualize knowledge and techniques of project management in organizational change, globalization and outsourcing, global teamwork, intercultural awareness, negotiation and leadership. Semester long group project. Open to all graduate students. (Once a year)

ITM 685 Electronic Commerce (3)

Overview and discussion of the latest developments in e-commerce, hardware and software developments to support e-commerce, cases studies of successes and failures, and e-commerce applications with special emphasis on developing countries in Asia. A-F only. Pre: BUS 630 or consent. (Once a year)

ITM 688 Management of Health Information Technology and Population Health (3)

Covers latest trends/innovations in HIT designed to reduce costs, improve quality/access, and reduce outcome disparity through population health management. Includes management of financial, organizational, and professional barriers to effective HIT. A-F only. Graduate students only. Pre: BUS 630 and BUS 631. (Alt. years)

ITM 799 Directed Reading and Research (V)

Reading and research in an area of information technology management under the direction of faculty member(s). A-F only. Pre: PhD student status in international management or consent.

INS 300 Principles of Insurance (3)

Risk management and insurance application to business and personal financial decision-making. Introduction to basic risk management concepts and techniques. Analyze various types of insurance: including life, property, casualty, liability, health, disability, and long-term care.

INS 411 Property and Casualty Insurance (3)

Treatment of risk of financial loss of personal and business property and resulting loss of income occasioned by fire and allied perils. Forms of insurance used by individual business executives and firms including crime, transportation, liability, and worker compensation. Pre: 300.

INS 431 Life Insurance (3)

Treatment of the risk of premature death through use of various life insurance policies. Policy forms, calculation of premiums, reserves, non-forfeiture values, underwriting, regulation of policy provisions, related coverage. Pre: 300.

MKT 311 Consumer Behavior (3)

Analysis of consumer behavior and motivation; principles of learning, personality, perception, and group influence, with emphasis upon mass communication effects. Pre: BUS 312 or consent. (Cross-listed as PSY 385) DS

MKT 321 Marketing Research (3)

Research aids to marketing management; nature of the research process; planning research including problems of sampling and measurement; experimental and non-experimental methods and techniques; analysis of data. Pre: BUS 310 and BUS 312, or consent. DS

MKT 331 Marketing Communications (3)

In-depth coverage of the major communication tools used in marketing such as advertising, sales promotion, public relations and the internet. Emphasis on integrated marketing communications. Pre: BUS 312 or consent.

MKT 332 Integrated Communication Campaigns (3)

Management of integrated marketing communications campaigns. Includes: conducting target market and competitor research, developing creative content and media strategies, production of communication materials and completion of major real world project. Pre: 331 and BUS 312.

MKT 341 Retailing Management (3)

Principles, functions, and analysis of opportunities and problems in retailing: location and layout; merchandise planning; buying and selling; organizational forms and design; expense analysis and control; coordination of store activities. Pre: BUS 312 or consent.

MKT 351 Professional Selling (3)

Emphasis on selling technique, social-psychological principles of persuasion, and interpersonal communication. Lecture, discussion, and application of relevant principles and techniques. A-F only. Pre: BUS 312 or consent.

MKT 352 Sales and Sales Management (3)

Delves into selling and the sales management process. Through a variety of activities, students experience applying selling techniques, sales planning, recruiting and training salespeople, methods of motivating and compensating, territory management and sales team communications. Pre: BUS 312 or consent.

MKT 361 Seminar in Marketing (3)

Study and discussion of significant topics and problems in the field of marketing. May be repeated four times with change in topic. Pre: consent and usually senior standing.

MKT 362 Internet Marketing (3)

Examines use of internet in the marketing of goods and services; for example new product development, marketing research, direct sales and marketing communications on the World Wide Web. Real world projects provide opportunities for application. Pre: BUS 311 and BUS 312, or consent.

MKT 363 Customer Relationship Management (3)

Focuses on the evolving field of customer relationship management. Students learn how to manage marketing information and decision-making systems that maximize customer retention and build long-term relationships. A-F only. Pre: BUS 311, or consent.

MKT 368 Sustainable Marketing (3)

Provides environmental knowledge and managerial tools that help for profit and not-for-profit organizations address pressing issues like global warming, plastic pollution, and fair trade while earning surplus revenue and remaining socially accountable. Pre: BUS 312 or consent.

MKT 372 Marketing for New Ventures (3)

Examines role of marketing in the formation and launch of entrepreneurial ventures within and outside of ongoing businesses. Emphasis on new product development and low cost, high impact marketing activities. Pre: BUS 312 or consent.

MKT 391 Marketing Strategies (3)

Decision-making by the marketing executive; integration of all elements of the marketing program based on actual business situations. Pre: 311, 321, and one other marketing course above 311; or consent.

MKT 399 Directed Reading and Research (V)

Reading and research in a special area of major under direction of faculty member(s). Project must include statement of objectives, outline of activities planned, results expected, and how they are to be reported and evaluated. Must be approved in advance by the department chair and the faculty advisor. Repeatable unlimited times.

MKT 410 Software Tools in Marketing (3)

Focuses on computer software tools designed to help managers make more informed marketing decisions. Through hands-on experience, students learn software skills useful in marketing management, marketing research, sales and advertising. A-F only. Pre: BUS 310 and BUS 312; or consent.

MKT 411B Imagination, Entrepreneurship and Business Problem-Solving (3)

Application of creative process to problems encountered in venture creation/growth. Student problem-solving styles are characterized and implications drawn for generation of breakthrough ideas. Tools for facilitating creative solutions to marketing problems are investigated. Pre: junior standing and BUS 312; or consent.

MKT 652 - Japanese Marketing Systems (3)

Specialized study of Japanese marketing systems, considers both global and domestic marketing activities in the context of the Japanese economy. Pre: BUS 623 or consent.

MKT 653 - International Marketing Management (3)

Integrated and comparative approach to international marketing management. Emphasis on the development of a competitive strategy in a global environment. Applications to both developing and industrialized markets. Pre: BUS 623 or consent.

MKT 654 - Strategic Brand Management and Marketing Communications (3)

The study of brands and strategic brand management with emphasis on developing integrated advertising, sales promotion, public relations, and internet communication strategies that build brand equity. Includes relevant theory and real world applications. Pre: BUS 623 or consent.

MKT 656 - Creativity in Marketing (3)

Thought processes that relate to creativity. Through a series of exercises, students experience enriched creativity and enhanced communication skills. Pre: BUS 623 or consent.

MKT 657 - Services Marketing (3)

Conceptual understanding of distinctive aspects of services, services management, and services research. Pre: BUS 623 or consent.

MKT 658 - Marketing in the Information Age (3)

Examines new marketing opportunities and challenges in the information age from a balanced perspective of theory and practice. Real-world cases and practices will be used to systematically supplement the principles and theories introduced. A-F only. Pre: 623 or consent. (Fall only)

MKT 701 - International Marketing Theory (3)

Focuses on the building blocks of theory, their use, and evolution within a marketing context. Explores marketing theories, theory construction, and the creation of marketing knowledge. A-F only. Pre: PhD student status in international management or consent.

MKT 702 - International Cross-Cultural Consumer Behavior (3)

Focuses on consumer behavior theory with a strong emphasis on cross-cultural research issues and methodology. Provides in-depth review of important published work in traditional and cross-cultural consumer behavior fields. A-F only. Pre: PhD student status in international management or consent.

MKT 703 - International Marketing Strategy Doctoral Seminar (3)

Focuses on theories of strategic marketing and planning. Explores the theoretical principles of marketing concepts, tools, and processes that can be used to help an organization develop a sustainable competitive advantage. A-F only. Pre: PhD student status in international management or consent.

MKT 799 - Directed Research (V)

Reading and research in an area of marketing under the direction of faculty member(s). A-F only. Pre: PhD student status in international management or consent.

RE 300 - Principles of Real Estate (3)

Principles affecting the allocation and utilization of real estate resources, including legal, physical, economic elements; valuation; market analysis; finance; investments, and public and private externalities affecting the allocation and utilization of real estate resources.

RE 399 - Directed Reading and Research (V)

Reading and research in a special area within the major field under direction of faculty member(s). Project must include statement of objectives, outline of activities planned, results expected, and how they are to be reported and evaluated. Must be approved in advance by the department chair and faculty advisor. Repeatable unlimited times.

RE 674 - Real Estate Investment Analysis (3)

Development of strategic business plans for the optimization of a firm's real property assets. Includes facilities utilization audits, contingency planning, and the impact of new techniques.