Courses

Operations Management

MIS & IMGT Courses

MIS 101 Word Processing Software Lab

MIS 102 Spreadsheet Software Lab


MIS 103 Presentation Graphic Software

MIS 375 Decision Support System

IGMT 311 Principles of Operations Management

IMGT 312 Ops Scheduling & Control

IMGT 326 Operations Budgeting

IGMT 336 Total Quality Management

IMGT 345 Engineering Economy

IMGT 445 Project Management

IGMT 457 Cases in Strategic Management

IMGT 481 Quality Control Techniques

IMGT 486 The Lean Enterprise

Database

MIS 113 Introduction to Relational Databases

Systems Analysis

MIS 206 Introduction to Management Information Systems

Management

ECO 201N Principles of Econ Micro

ECO 202N Principles of Econ Macro

PSY 201 Psychology

PSY 347 Organizational Behavior

PSY 410 Org Change & Development

ACC 201 Principles of Accounting I

ACC 203 Principles of Managerial Accounting

BUS 215 Principles of Management

BUS 321 Financial Accounting

BUS 322 Manegerial Accounting

BUS 355 Business Law

BUS 445 Business Presentations

BUS 456 Business Research Methods

BUS 458Process Improvement

BUS 467 Service Management
 
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MIS 101 Word Processing Software
(0-3-1)
Word processing lab using Microsoft Word software. Includes creating and editing documents, letters, Web pages, forms, labels, and newsletters, research papers, an index and table of contents.

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MIS 102 Spreadsheet Software Lab
(0-3-1)
Spreadsheet lab using Microsoft Excel software. Includes creating worksheets, charts, formulas, functions, what-if analysis, sorting, multiple worksheets, workbooks, templates, pivot tables and importing of data.

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MIS 103 Presentation Graphic Software
(0-3-1)
Presentation graphics lab using Microsoft PowerPoint software. Creation of presentations for use on paper, overhead transparencies, on a projection device, and Internet virtual presentations. Includes use of text, graphics, charts, and multimedia applications to create professional looking presentations.

MIS 375 Decision Support Systems
(2-3-3)
Use of personal computer application programs for analysis and reporting, problem solving, and decision assistance. Prerequisite: MIS 206 with grade “C” or better, MATH 361 and MATH 371.
Prerequisite: none.

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IMGT Principles of Operations Management
(3-0-3)
Functions of the operations division within the organizational structure. Manufacturing and service organization trends. Capacity planning with forecasting and master scheduling. Introduction to Just-In-Time concepts. Prerequisite: MATH 361 and instructor consent.

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IMGT 312 Ops Scheduling and Control
(3-0-3)
Materials management, materials requirements planning, forecasting, inventory management, quality control, and critical path management. Prerequisites: IMGT 311, MIS 375.

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IMGT 326 Operations Budgeting
(3-0-3)
Effective budgeting methods for industrial environments. Budget planning, formation and cost controls. Flexible budgets and expense management. Manufacturing/non-manufacturing costs, and cost/contribution analysis. Prerequisites: BUS 215, MIS 113; and ACC 201 or BUS 321.

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IMGT 336 Total Quality Management
(3-0-3)
Investigation of the importance and impact of Total Quality Management on successful organizations. Exploration of TQM techniques as applied to quality planning, control, and improvement. Analysis of the relationship between quality and revenue. Prerequisite: Junior standing.

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IMGT 345 Engineering Economy
(3-0-3)
Capital expenditure, economic life and replacement analysis based on net present value, periodic costs, internal and incremental rates of return. Coverage of compound interest, value flows, economic equivalences, depreciation, taxes and inflation. Prerequisite: MATH 105 or MATH 111.

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IMGT 445 Project Management
(2-3-3)
Advanced application of the Critical Path Method to organization and control of project implementation. Applications software will be used to create and evaluate project networks and to develop management reports. Prerequisite: CST 211, IMGT 457 or MIS 312.

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IMGT 457 Cases in strategic Management
(3-0-3)
Study of complex situational problems faced by actual firms. Intensive analysis and presentation of action plans based on core courses. Prerequisites: IMGT 311, IMGT 345. Pre- or corequisite: IMGT 336.

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IMGT 481 Quality Control Techniques
(2-3-3)
Industrial quality assurance process control methods. Statistical benchmarking, standards setting, sampling methodology, mil-spec applications, control charts and automated tracing systems for high volume manufacturing applications. Prerequisites: IMGT 312, IMGT 336.

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IMGT 486 The Lean Enterprise
(3-0-3)
Lean thinking as applied to production and service operations. Kaizen, kaikaku, pull production and systems, value stream mapping and analysis. Standardized work charts and combination tables to streamline work content and achieve flow. Identifying sources of muda and its elimination. Prerequisite: IMGT 311.

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MIS 113 Introduction to Relational Databases
(2-3-3)
Introduction to relational database systems, the relational model, DBMS functions, administration, design methodology, normalization, QBE and SQL. Hands-on design, development and use of a database system using the Microsoft Access software including queries, updates, reports, forms, macros and application systems.
Prerequisite: None

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MIS 206 Introduction to Management Information Systems
(3-0-3)
Introduction to state-of-the-art business information systems. Acquiring, processing and distributing information in a technological environment. The MIS organization: its place in business, key trends and implications. Introduction to computing hardware.
Corequisite: MIS 113 or instructor consent.

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ECO 201N Principles of Econ Micro
(3-0-3)
Topics include scarcity, consumer choice, supply and demand, elasticity, cost and pricing theory, theory of market structures (competition, monopoly, monopolistic competition, oligopoly). Pre or corequisite: MATH 105 or MATH 111.

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ECO 202N Principles of Econ Macro
(3-0-3)
An introduction to the economic problem. Topics include gross domestic product, unemployment, monetary policy, fiscal policy, macro equilibrium, inflation, and supply and demand. Pre- or corequisite: MATH 105 or MATH 111.

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PSY 201 Psychology
(3-0-3)
Introduction to the principles and applications of psychology. Topics include scientific methodology, learning, memory and cognitive processes.

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PSY 347 Organizational Behavior
(3-0-3)
Psychology applied to business organization and operations as they affect employees, customers, and the community with particular interest on group processes. Prerequisite: Junior standing or instructor consent.
Prerequisite: none.

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PSY 410 Org Change & Develpoment
(3-0-3)
Theories and processes necessary to understand and implement change within organizations. Focuses on impact of technological change in organizations and on skill development in planning, implementing, and evaluating change.

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ACC 201 Principles of Accounting I
(4-0-4)
Introduction to terminology, content and form of financial statements for sole proprietorships.Recording of data for use in preparing profit-and loss statements and balance sheets. Prerequisite: MATH 100 or equivalent.

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ACC 203 Principles of Managerial Accounting
(4-0-4)
Theory and procedure in gathering cost data and their use in analyzing and controlling operation costs: job-order and process-cost systems. Technique of standard costs, analysis of variance, managerial reports and specialized cost programs including activity based costing systems. Prerequisite: ACC 201 with grade “C” or better.

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BUS 215 Principles of Management
(3-0-3)
Introduction to management organization in industrial and service organizations. Functional aspects of organizational history. Team concept management, corporate cultures and business ethics. (Cannot be taken for graduation credit by students who have taken BUS 304 or BUS 317.)

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BUS 321 Financial Accounting
(3-0-3)
Financial accounting in industrial and service organizations. Study of the basic accounting model, financial reporting, analysis and cash flow requirements. Emphasis on the accounting system as an information source.

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BUS 322 Managerial Accounting
(3-0-3)
Accounting in support of management decisions. Manufacturing cost reporting, fixed/variable definition and cost variance analysis. Capital, cost and revenue budget preparation. The accounting system as a planning and control instrument. Prerequisite: ACC 201 or BUS 321.

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BUS 355 Business Law
(3-0-3)
The fundamentals of business law: the structure of federal and state courts and agencies, their decision processes; the legal structure of modern business organizations including closely and publicly held corporations, partnerships, limited partnerships, nonprofit corporations, sole proprietorships and limited liability companies; contract law; Uniform Commercial Code; tort law and its implications for business; administrative law; and criminal law as it applies to business and industry.

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BUS 445 Business Presentations
(3-3-4)
Design, preparation and delivery of effective business presentations. Emphasis on integration of skills in speech, written communications and desktop publishing in the development of executive presentations in the multimedia environment. Prerequisites: WRI 227.

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BUS 456 Business Research Methods
(3-0-3)
Research design, exploration, and proposals. Hypotheses formulation and testing. Data sources, collection and analysis. Survey design, sampling and census techniques. Library and on-line information retrieval sources. Effective search strategies. Research reporting. Prerequisites: MIS 375, WRI 327.

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BUS 458 Process Improvement
(3-0-3)
Techniques and tools applied toward improvement of basic business processes. Process documentation, flowcharting, streamlining, benchmarking and value-added assessment. Methods for measuring process efficiency and effectiveness and reducing waste and bureaucracy in service and manufacturing situations with particular emphasis to the employment of information technology. Prerequisite: IMGT 445 or MIS 312.

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BUS 467 Service Management
(3-0-3)
The nature of service and service encounters, strategy and competitiveness. Design of service systems. Facilities location, design and layout. Service quality and continuous improvement. Prerequisites: BUS 215, MATH 361.

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