Lewis College of Business

Courses

Accounting

ACC 510 Survey of Accounting3 Credit hours   

A survey of financial and managerial accounting principles and procedures that supports external financial reporting and management decision making for business entities.

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ACC 512 Govt NFP Accounting3 Credit hours   

Accounting, reporting, and analysis of both governmental entities and not-for-profit entities will be examined with the focus on the preparation and use of the information for decision makers.

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ACC 544 Consulting for CPAs3 Credit hours   

To acclimate students to the consulting work environment; emphasis on collecting relevant information to provide comprehensive solutions. To provide concrete examples of this process. The course will focus on estate tax calculations and planning; retirement and investment planning.

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ACC 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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ACC 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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ACC 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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ACC 612 Account Function Business3 Credit hours   

The meaning, uses, and limitations of the historical and projected quantitative data produced by the accounting process. Emphasis is given to the utilization of accounting information: (1) by marketing, production, and financial executives in planning and controlling business operations and (2) by investors, creditors, governmental agencies, and other external groups having an interest in the operating results and financial position of business firms.

Pre-req: ACC 510 or ACCT 501G.

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ACC 613 Profit Planning & Control3 Credit hours   

Determination, analysis, and reporting of data for planning and controlling operations. Includes flexible budgets, standard costs, and systems of determining historical costs.

Pre-req: ACC 510.

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ACC 614 Theory of Accounting3 Credit hours   

History and development of accounting principles; intensive study of theoretical problems related to determination of income and presentation of financial conditions.

Pre-req: ACC 510 or ACC 501G.

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ACC 615 Audit Theory & Practice3 Credit hours   

Legal and social responsibilities of the auditor. Verifica- tion of financial statements by independent public account- ants and internal auditors.

Pre-req: ACC 510 or ACCT 501G.

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ACC 616 Adv Income Tax Procedure3 Credit hours   

A study of selected topics in the Internal Revenue code and Regulations with emphasis on tax accounting and research.

Pre-req: ACC 510 or ACCT 501G.

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ACC 617 Advanced Controllership3 Credit hours   

Functions of the modern corporate controller. Topics and problems demonstrating the integrative nature of the con- troller's role are investigative. The use of the computer is integrated into the course.

Pre-req: ACC 613.

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ACC 618 Accounting Research3 Credit hours   

Examination and evaluation of current theories, issues, and problems relating to accounting. Primary emphasis on acc- ounting theory and research.

Pre-req: ACC 510.

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ACC 620 Analytic Modeling Acct3 Credit hours   

Students will learn how to build accounting analytic models and analyze accounting data to increase profitability, reduce costs, and improve operational costs.

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ACC 632 Auditing AIS3 Credit hours   

An overview of accounting information systems auditing, controls, and governance. Uses both lecture and case analyses to learn about controls and identify their strengths and weaknesses.

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ACC 640 Forensic ACC Civil Litigation3 Credit hours   

This course involves the examination of various services provided by financial experts during the litigation process and the financial theory and methodology behind analytic and damage issues in civil litigation.

Pre-req: ACC 613.

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ACC 648 Tax Research3 Credit hours   

Examines the primary and secondary sources of income tax law. Assignments will address using paper and electronic research tools to locate, understand and interpret primary and secondary source materials.

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ACC 650 Special Topics1-3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: ACC 510 or ACCT 501G.

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ACC 651 Special Topics1-3 Credit hours   
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ACC 660 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Independent study of a specific nature under the supervision of a faculty member with graduate status. Hours determined by the magnitude of the project. (PR: Permission of the division head and full M.B.A. admissions or permission of GSM academic advisor)

Pre-req: ACC 510.

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ACC 681 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   

(Permission of the division head and full M.B.A. admission)

Pre-req: ACC 510 or ACCT 501G.

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ACC 698 Ethics in Accounting3 Credit hours   

This course examines ethical issues facing professional accountants. Professional coles of conduct and corporate governance mechanisms will be applied to manage ethical situations.

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ACC 699 Bus Policy & Strategy3 Credit hours   

Study of administrative decision making under conditions of uncertainity. Policy construction are top administrative level with emphasis on strategy with consideration of major functions of the business organization.

Pre-req: ACC 510 or ACCT 501G.

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Economics

ECN 501 Economic Analysis3 Credit hours   

A survey of essential economics principles and techniques, including both microeconomic and macroeconomics topics. For students who have not had a two semester principles of economics sequence as undergraduates.

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ECN 515 Regional Economics3 Credit hours   

A study of location theory and regional development within a framework of economic theory.

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ECN 561 Economic Educ Workshop3 Credit hours   

Intensive review of subject matter and teaching methods in economics for elementary and high school teachers.

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ECN 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Members of the department may teach, when necessary, any economics subject not listed amoung the current course offerings.

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ECN 630 Managerial Economics3 Credit hours   

Utilization of microeconomic theory and optimization tech- niques for management decision making.

Pre-req: (MGT 601 or MGT 500) and ECN 501.

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ECN 650 Special Topics1-3 Credit hours   

Members of the department may teach, when necessary, any economics subject not listed among current course offerings.

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ECN 651 Special Topics1-3 Credit hours   

Members of the department may teach, when necessary, any economics subject not listed among current course offerings.

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ECN 660 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Independent study of a specific nature under the supervision of a qualified faculty member. Hours of credit are determined by the magnitude of the project. (PR: Permission of division head and of GSM academic advisor)

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ECN 681 Thesis3-6 Credit hours   

(PR: Permission of division head and full M.B.A. admissions)

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ECN 699 Bus Policy & Strategy3 Credit hours   

Study of administrative decisions making under conditions of uncertainty. Policy constuction at top administrative level with emphasis on strategy with consideration of major functions of the business organization.

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Entrepreneurship

ENT 680 Entrepreneurship3 Credit hours   

The management of small business emphasizes how they are started and financed, how they produce and market their products and services and how they manage their human resources.

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Finance

FIN 510 Prin Business Finance3 Credit hours   

Business finance from the viewpoint of the financial man- ager. Use of financial statements, tools, and concepts for measuring and planning for profitability and liquidity. (PR: Permission of MBA director).

Pre-req: ACC 510 and ECN 501 and MGT 500.

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FIN 532 Fin Advising FINRA S-73 Credit hours   

This course prepares students for the Series 7 exam that entitles the holder to sell all types of securities products with the exception of commodities and futures.

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FIN 556 Income Tax Planning3 Credit hours   

This course focuses on principles and current law of income taxation and its impact on financial planning for individuals, couples and families as investors, employees and business owners.

Pre-req: FIN 551.

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FIN 558 Estate Planning3 Credit hours   

Estate Planning focuses on the efficient conservation and transfer of wealth, consistent with the client's goals such as trusts, wills, probate, advanced directives, charitable giving, wealth transfers and related taxes.

Pre-req: FIN 551.

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FIN 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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FIN 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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FIN 620 Financial Management3 Credit hours   

An examination of business corporations practicing at the level of the individual firm with emphasis on quantitative analysis of the variables which affect liquidity and profit- ability.

Pre-req: MGT 601.

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FIN 623 Investments3 Credit hours   

A study of fundamental investment principles, modern portfolio theory, and portfolio formation process and the evaluation of portfolio performance.

Pre-req: FIN 501G or FIN 501.

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FIN 625 Financial Prob Business3 Credit hours   

Recognizing and solving financial problems through the use of case presentations and/or corporate annual and interim reports.

Pre-req: FIN 620.

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FIN 626 Sec Anlysis-Portfolio Mgt3 Credit hours   

Analytical procedures used by institutional portfolio mana- gers to measure both past performance of holdings and anti- cipated market performance of current offerings. Emphasis in this course may be expected to be more centralized in the area of fundamental analysis.

Pre-req: FIN 620.

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FIN 627 Fin Institution & Markets3 Credit hours   

An in-depth study of the flow of funds in the aggregate fin- ancial systems, with emphasis on those in the United States. Because interest rates, and bank reserve requirements of Federal Reserve System are all dynamic in character, the content of this course may be expected to vary as financial events of the future dictate.

Pre-req: FIN 620.

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FIN 630 Multinational FIN MGT3 Credit hours   

This course analyzes the challenges of multinational corporations' financial management. It covers three areas: foreign exchange market transactions, exchange rate risk and hedging, and corporate financial decisions of an MNC.

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FIN 650 Special Topics1-3 Credit hours   

(Permission of the division head, full M.B.A. admission, and permission of GSM academic advisor)

Pre-req: FIN 501G or FIN 510.

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FIN 651 Special Topics1-3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: FIN 620.

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FIN 660 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Independent study of a specific nature under the supervision of a qualified faculty member. Hours of credit are determined by the magnitude of the project. (PR: FIN 620 and permission of division head or permission of GSM academic advisor)

Pre-req: FIN 620.

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FIN 681 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   

(PR: Permission of the division head and full M.B.A. admission)

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FIN 699 Business Policy & Strategy3 Credit hours   

Study of administrative decisions making under conditions of uncertainty. Policy construction at top administrative level with emphasis on strategy with consideration of major funct- ions of the business organization.

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Health Care Administration

HCA 600 The Health Care System3 Credit hours   

This course is designed to provide managers with in-depth knowledge of the current health care system, covering the structure and delivery of care, the providers and payers, and the various players in the system. The internal and external forces impacting the system are discussed. Problems in the health care system are explored and evaluated with respect to the issues of access, cost, and effectiveness. (PR: GSM admission of permission of GSM academic advisor)

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HCA 610 Health Care Financial Mgt3 Credit hours   

Course provides an overview of health care financial management, with special emphasis upon the aspects of financial systems in hospitals that differ from typical financial systems. It includes analysis of capital formation cash flow management and determination of working capital requirements. (PR: HCA 600)

Pre-req: HCA 600.

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HCA 611 QUANT METHODS IN HEALTH CARE M1 Credit hour   
HCA 615 Health Care Econ3 Credit hours   

The health care industry is unique. Unlike in other markets, the consumer finds it difficult to evaluate quantity, quality, and pricing. Traditional market forces are modified by government, third-party payers, and professional interests. This course applies economic principles to this unique environment.

Pre-req: HCA 600.

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HCA 620 Ethical Dimensions/Hlth Care3 Credit hours   

Emphasis in this course is on the way managers in health care settings incorporate ethical dimensions into their decision-making. It looks at the wide variety of ethical issues faced by these managers, focusing on those related specifically in the decisions they make about their organization, personnel, and services. Specifically covered are issues regarding all allocation of scarce resources, the type and availability of care for special populations, and conflicts of interest. (PR: HCA 600)

Pre-req: HCA 600 or HCA 600G.

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HCA 622 Utilization of HSR3 Credit hours   

Provides an introduction to methods of undertaking research and program evaluation within health services organizations and delivery systems.

Pre-req: HCA 600 and MKT 511.

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HCA 630 Legal Issues/Health Care Mgt3 Credit hours   

This course provides students with a legal framework to analyze health care organizations and their operations. The federal and state legal systems are reviewed and regulatory programs and their requirements discussed. Topics include: tax exemptions, antitrust laws, corporate liability, provider-patient legal issues (contracts and negligence), patient rights, facilities licensure and accreditation, and reimbursement issues. Court cases, as well as governmental agency rulings and findings, are analyzed for their applications to health care management. (PR: HCA 600)

Pre-req: HCA 600 or HCA 600G.

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HCA 640 The Health Care Professional3 Credit hours   

This course presents an overview of various professional and managerial topics relevant to the health care professional. Each offering of the course focuses on a particular health profession. Emphasis is on defining the profession, understanding its historical development and evolutoin, examining professional roles, tasks, responsibilities, and accountabilities in current practice, studying the interaction with other professionals, delineating the parameters of the professional in ethical decision-making, and recognizing and responding to challenges faced in contemporary practice and in planning for the future. (PR: HCA 600)

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HCA 641 Clinical Experiences at CAMC3-9 Credit hours   
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HCA 650 Comparative Health Systems3 Credit hours   

A survey of health care provision systems throughout the world. Survey of health care provision systems throughout the world.

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HCA 651 Health Care Operations3 Credit hours   

Investigation of the use of operations managment techniques and methodologies that are useful in the health care industry.

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HCA 652 Health Care Finance3 Credit hours   

Examination of the various financial systems present within the American health care systems. Special emphasis placed upon the management of assets, cost control, and budgeting.

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HCA 653 Integrated Health Care Del Sys3 Credit hours   

Provides an in-depth knowledge of health care delivery systems with emphasis on the major managerial issues faced by integrated delivery systems.

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HCA 654 Human Res Manage in Hlth Care3 Credit hours   

Investigation of the human resource function found withiin contemporary health care provision systems. Discussion of future challenges facing the function in this turbulent environment.

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HCA 655 Health Care Marketing3 Credit hours   

An investigation of the role of marketing in today's health care organizations. Specific topics include market segmentation, consumer behavior, promotion, and environ- mental analysis.

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HCA 656 Mgt of Medical Technology3 Credit hours   

An investigation of the place technology, primarialy hard technology plays in the formulation of health care policy and strategies. Special emphais placed on the management of medical information systems.

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HCA 657 Health Care Law and Policy3 Credit hours   

An examination of the legal, regulatory, and policy-making interactions between government, society, and health care organizations and providers.

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HCA 658 Long Term Care3 Credit hours   

Examination of the range of health and social services that are needed to compensate for the functional disabilities of people. Review of available services and governmental policies and regulations.

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HCA 659 Rural Helath Care3 Credit hours   

An investigation of how health care is provided to rural Americans. Special attention given to the health care systems that provide medical care to the peoples of Appalachia.

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HCA 671 Health Care Practicum1-6 Credit hours   

Project-oriented experience in health care operations and organizations. Intended for those students with insufficient experience in the field.

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HCA 695 Fld Res/Health Care Mgt3 Credit hours   

In this course, each student selects an in-depth organizational research project on a particular management problem in a health care organization. In this "hands-on" project, the student services as a consultant to the health care organization, conducting research, analyzing data, and making recommendations for the solution(s) to the management problem. Projects focus on such topics as strategic planning, productivity, quality assurance, risk management, and joint ventures. Field research projects are selected in conjunction with the program coordinator during the semester prior to course enrollment. (PR: Completion of all 600-level required HCA courses, plus permission of program director)

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HCA 697 Topics Health Care Admin3 Credit hours   

The course is designed to allow group study of selected topics of current interest in health care management. (PR: Consent of instructor)

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HCA 698 Indpndnt Study-Hlth Care Admn1-3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: HCA 600 or HCA 600G.

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HCA 699 Seminar in Health Care Admin3 Credit hours   
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HCA 750 Field Research/Health Care Mgt3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: (HCA 610 or HCA 610G) and (HCA 620 or HCA 620G) and (HCA 630 or HCA 630G).

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HCA 797 Thesis6 Credit hours   
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Health Informatics

HIN 605 The Role of EHR and PHR3 Credit hours   

Students will be introduced to the main concepts and software applications of Electronic Health Records and Personal Health Records.

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HIN 610 Analytics for Health Care3 Credit hours   

Data analytic tools useful in healthcare data analysis and healthcare administrative decision-making including health data analysis, visualization, and reporting techniques.

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HIN 615 Health Quality and Safety3 Credit hours   

Provide an experience that will prepare students to work effectively in professional positions, and to bridge the learning gained in course work with the world of practice.

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HIN 620 Legal Health & Informat3 Credit hours   

The course will introduce students to IT governance, health information ethic and legal requirements to improve health care processes, customer response and business competitiveness.

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HIN 630 Research Methods and Data3 Credit hours   

The course will introduce a compendium of methods for evaluation of IT-based systems and solutions within health care. Students will acquire knowledge in research process.

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HIN 650 Health Informatics Practicum3 Credit hours   

Provide an experience to prepare students to work effectively in professional positions, and bridge the learning gained in course work with the world of practice.

Pre-req: HIN 605 with a minimum grade of D and HCA 656 with a minimum grade of D.

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HIN 685 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Independent Study relates to projects that do not fall specifically within an individual department's curriculum.

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HIN 686 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Independent Study relates to projects that do not fall specifically within an individual department's curriculum.

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HIN 687 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Independent Study relates to projects that do not fall specifically within an individual department's curriculum.

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HIN 688 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Independent Study relates to projects that do not fall specifically within an individual department's curriculum.

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Human Resources Management

HRM 600 Development of Labor Relations3 Credit hours   

An historical survey of the organized labor movement in the United States and review of legislation affecting the American worker. Attention is given to the industrial relations system of the United States as it relates to those of Western Europe and other nations. (PR: GSM admission or permission of GSM academic advisor)

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HRM 605 Human Resource Economics3 Credit hours   

Economic issues in the employment and compensation of labor. Topics emphasized include labor force composition and growth, structure and functioning of labor markets, unemployment, wage theories, wage levels and structures, the economic influence of unions, income distribution, and human capital models. (PR: ECN 253 or ECN 501 plus GSM admission)

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HRM 610 Collective Bargaining3 Credit hours   

A comprehensive survey of collective bargaining with special emphasis given to philosophy, structure and the process of negotiations. attention is also given to important developments and emerging trends in collective bargaining. (PR: HRM 600)

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HRM 615 Arbitration/Grievance Procedur3 Credit hours   

A study of grievance procedures and arbitration as formalized in labor-management relations, including an analysis of principles and practices of complaint handling, review of concepts and methodology in such grievance handling, review of the role of arbitration as a dispute resolution mechanism, utilization of factfinding and mediation as alternate mechanisms, the preparation and handling of materials in briefs or oral presentations, and the function or role of the arbitrator, impartial chairman, umpire, or similar neutral. (PR: HRM 600)

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HRM 625 HRIS and Knowledge Mgmt3 Credit hours   

The development, use, and impact of Human Resource Information Systems and the management of organizational knowledge including knowledge management systems, procedures, policies, and other issues.

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HRM 630 Labor Law3 Credit hours   

A survey and analysis of the labor relations law; examination of the extent to which the law regulates and protects concerted action by employees in the labor market; considerations and analysis of the legal framework within which collective bargaining occurs; and analysis of major aspects of employer-employee law, such as wrongful discharge, discrimination, and safety and health law. (PR: HRM 600)

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HRM 632 HR for Special Population3 Credit hours   

An introduction to disabilities focusing on adulthood and employment. The course includes a survey of disability laws, disabilities (physical, sensory, and cognitive), and workplace impacts (accessibility, assistive technology, accommodations).

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HRM 650 Industrial Psychology3 Credit hours   

Survey of the applications of psychological principles and of research methodologies to the various human problems in industry, such as personnel selection and appraisal; the organizational and social context of human work; the job and work situation; human errors, accidents, and safety; and the psychological aspects of consumer behavior. (PR: GSM admission)

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HRM 660 Adm of Compen/Fringe Benefits3 Credit hours   

The development and administration of wage and salary programs, and an analysis of both private and public health, welfare and pension plans. Topics investaged include motivation theory, factors influencing compensation levels, forms of compensation,including incentive plans and fringe benefits, a critacal examination of financing, administration, and general effectiveness of the plans, special issues of managerial compensation, comparable worth, special and related issues. (PR: MGT 620 and GSM admission)

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HRM 670 Personnel Select & Trng3 Credit hours   

A study of the personnel employment and selection processes. Emphasis is placed on the rationale for selection and placement; the procedures and problems in recruitment and selection; and the use of tests, interviews, and other selection devices. Special attention is given to the criterion problem and legislation and/or governmental regulations affecting selection procedures. (PR: GSM admission)

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HRM 671 Human Resource Internship3 Credit hours   

Project-oriented experience in Human Resources intended for those students with insufficient experience in the field. (PR: Permission of program director and HRM 600)

Pre-req: HRM 600.

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HRM 675 Human Resource Devel & Trng3 Credit hours   

This course teaches students how to develop management training modules and materials. Students also learn and use advanced techniques in training design and group facilitation. (PR: GSM admission)

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HRM 680 Labor Rel in Public Empl3 Credit hours   

An examination of the development, practices and extent of collective bargaining between federal, state, and local governments and their employees. Emphasis is on the public issues related to sovereignty, unit determinations, impact on budgetary and financing processes, representation precedures, unfair practices, scope of bargaining, impasse resolution, and the strike. Some attention is devoted to the legal and ethical problems inherent in these issues. (PR: HRM 600)

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HRM 698 Independent Study in Ind Rel1-3 Credit hours   

Independent study of a specific nature under the supervision of a qualified faculty member. Hours of credit are determined by the magnitude of the project. (PR: Permission of division head or GSM academic advisor)

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Marketing

MKT 511 Marketing and Management3 Credit hours   

A comprehensive survey of the fundamental principles of management and marketing applicable to all organizations. Provides the student with a basis for analyzing appropriate situations in a managment/marketing framework.

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MKT 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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MKT 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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MKT 600 Marketing Management3 Credit hours   
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MKT 610 Mkt/Nonprofit Organizations3 Credit hours   
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MKT 625 Hosp and Tourism Marketing3 Credit hours   

Examinatino of marketing principles and the unique aspects of services marketing for the purpose of strategic decision making, marketing management and developing marketing plans in the tourism and hospitality industry.

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MKT 650 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: MKT 501.

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MKT 651 Special Topics1-3 Credit hours   
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MKT 660 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: MKT 682.

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MKT 681 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   
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MKT 682 Adv Marketing Management3 Credit hours   

An integrated approach to marketing from a managerial point of view-making use of economic, quantitative, and behavioral concepts in analyzing and developing a framework for the dicision-making and implementation of the firm's marketing program.

Pre-req: MKT 511.

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MKT 683 Adv Marketing Research3 Credit hours   

A study of research methods and procedures used in the mar- keting process; emphasis will be given to the sources of market data, sampling, preparation of questionnaires, col- lection and interpretation of data.

Pre-req: MKT 682 and MGT 601.

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MKT 684 Global Marketing3 Credit hours   

This course provides a decision-oriented approach to global marketing; focus will be placed on market entry strategies, segmentation techniques, and marketing mix decisions in a multi-national environment.

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MKT 685 Marketing Problems3 Credit hours   

Determination of the marketing mix within the framework of the problem-solving and decision-making process.

Pre-req: MKT 682.

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MKT 686 IMC for Prof Services3 Credit hours   

The importance and application of integrated marketing communications in marketing professional services are examined. Information is drawn from business and other areas of study and experiential learning activities are incorporated.

Pre-req: MKT 501.

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MKT 698 Independent Study in Marketing1-3 Credit hours   
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MKT 749 Research Paper3 Credit hours   
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MKT 797 THESIS6 Credit hours   
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Management

MGT 500 Analytic Methods & Tech3 Credit hours   

Provides competency in some of the basic quantitative skills necessary for analytical work in business administration. Required of all candidates who have had little or no under- graduate background in mathematics.

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MGT 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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MGT 601 Quant Methods-Business3 Credit hours   

The use of quantitative methods for managerial decision making. A review of basic calculus and statistics as required in business. Other topics indlude decision analysis, linear programming and queuing. (PR: Full MBA Admission or Permission of MBA Director)

Pre-req: MGT 500.

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MGT 610 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT3 Credit hours   
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MGT 611 Military Management I3-9 Credit hours   

MGT 611 concerns the theory and practice of a military officer's management plans to attain outcomes consistent with the organization's mission and goals including strategy formulation, implementation and control.

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MGT 612 Military Management II3-9 Credit hours   

MGT 612 concerns the theory and practice of a military officer's strategic human resource management plans to attain outcomes consistent with the organization's mission and goals including strategy formulation, implementation and control.

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MGT 613 Military Management III3-9 Credit hours   

MGT 613 concerns the theory and practice of a military officer's quantitative and analytical management plans to attain outcomes consistent with the organization's mission and goals including strategy formulation, implementation and control.

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MGT 620 Human Resource Management3 Credit hours   

The study of policies, methods, and techniques utilized in personnel management and human relations. Specific attention is given to problems of recruitment, selection. compensation, motivation, communications, training , service and benefit programs, performance evaluation, safety, discipline, business ethics, and community relations. (PR: MGT 320 or MKT 511; and GSM admission or permission of GSM academic advisor)

Pre-req: MKT 511.

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MGT 630 Mgt & Supervisory Skills Devel3 Credit hours   

An analysis and application of personal and organizational skills associated with the effective management of both public and private sector organizations. Skills to be developed or refined include time management,decision making, delegation, stress management, oral and written communication, team-building and others. Applied exercises, case studies, simulation, role play, films, and other learning methods are emphasized. (PR: MGT 672)

Pre-req: MGT 672 or MGT 503G.

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MGT 650 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

PR: Permission of the division head and full M.B.A. admission or permission of GSM academic advisor.

Pre-req: MGT 503 or MGT 503G.

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MGT 651 Special Topics1-3 Credit hours   

PR: Permission of the division head and full M.B.A. admission or permission of GSM academic advisor.

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MGT 655 Management of Small Business3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: MGT 501 or MGT 501G.

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MGT 660 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

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MGT 665 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS3 Credit hours   
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MGT 670 Management Consulting Skills3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: MGT 672 or MGT 503G.

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MGT 671 Business Admin Internship3 Credit hours   

Project-oriented experience in business operations and organizations intended for those students with insufficient experience in the field. (PR: Full Admission and permission of program director)

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MGT 672 Organizational Behavior3 Credit hours   

Basic ideas and concepts for the effective management of an organization. Major topics include motivation, communication and decision-making processes, group dynamics, leadership study, conflict management, work and organizational design, and organization development. Emphasis on the organizational behavior and theory.

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MGT 673 Prob Personnel Management3 Credit hours   

Principles and procedures of the personnel system in the firm; selected areas of recruitment and selection; training and development; performance appraisal and evaluation; gen- eral communications system; role of government in manpower administration.

Pre-req: MGT 672 or MGT 503G.

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MGT 674 Prod/Operation Management3 Credit hours   

The study of operations management methods used in production, manufacturing, services and other business operations. Includes project management, capacity planning and transportation problems. (PR: MGT 601 and Full MBA Admission or Permission of MBA Director)

Pre-req: MGT 601.

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MGT 675 Prob Labor-Mgt Relations3 Credit hours   

Comprehensive coverage of the development of the field of industrial relations. The impact of organized labor and fed- eral social legislation of management decision. Alternative directions for future developments are studied.

Pre-req: MGT 672 or MGT 503G.

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MGT 676 Organization Theory Desgn3 Credit hours   

Analysis of organizational systems and subsystems incorpora- ting, traditional, behavioral, and situational approaches to organizational and work unit design. Emphasizes environmen- tal interface and interdependencies as function of internal systems phenomena.

Pre-req: MGT 672 or MGT 503G.

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MGT 677 Supply Chain Management3 Credit hours   

This course is a study of efforts to optimize actions of manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, retailers, and other selected modes in their endeavors to serve the ultimate customers.

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MGT 680 Entrepreneurship3 Credit hours   

The management of small business emphasizes how they are started and financed, how they produce and market their products and services and how they manage their human resources.

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MGT 681 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   
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MGT 692 Ethics/Global Aspects Bus3 Credit hours   

An examination of the Manager's social, ethical, and environmental responsibilities, not only to their domestic constituents, but also in the increasingly competitive international arena.

Pre-req: MGT 672.

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MGT 696 Admin Policy & Strategy3 Credit hours   

Capstone graduate business course for Master of Science students (HRM & HCA). Emphasis on policy and strategy issues in a service and/or public setting instead of within a "for-profit" environment.

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MGT 698 Independent Study in Mgmt1-3 Credit hours   
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MGT 699 Strategic Management3 Credit hours   

The study and application of top management's plan to attain outcomes consistent with the organization's mission and goals, including; strategy formulation, implementation and control. (PR: Permission of GSM academic advisor)

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MGT 749 RESEARCH PAPER3 Credit hours   
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MGT 797 THESIS6 Credit hours   
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MGT 799 Business Policy3 Credit hours   
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Management and Practice, Nurse Anesthesia

MPNA 700 Health Policy and Delivery3 Credit hours   

This course is designed to provide the student with an overview of the development of health policy and delivery in the United States. Emphasis is placed onthe evolution of the structure, financing and function of the current delivery system in America and how these aspects complare to those of other countries.

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MPNA 710 Fin Mgmt for Health Care Prof3 Credit hours   

Application of financial management techniques to decision making for health care providers. Focus is on financial statement analysis, working capital management, capital budgeting, evaluating financial risk and return, long-term debt financing, and developing a financial portfolio.

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MPNA 711 Mkt & Mgt for Health Care Prof3 Credit hours   

This course will provide an overview of the basic components of marketing such as the marketing mix and SWOT analysis. It will also enlighten the students regarding the various etablished basic management theories.

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MPNA 715 Health Economics3 Credit hours   

Economic analysis applied to the health services sector. Traditional concepts such as efficiency, production and distribution are discussed within the context of the unique health care environment. The micro/macro economic impacts of health insurance, government participation, credentialing and regulation are analyzed.

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MPNA 724 Evidence Based Rscrch Mthds I3 Credit hours   

This course is designed to provide the student with the necessary foundation to participate in the design, implementation and evaluation of field and/or clinical research. Upon completion of this course, the student will understand the basics of the scientific method and its application to research design. The role of the Institutional Review Board, including the Belmont Report, will be discussed. Student will be IRB certified by the end of the course.

Pre-req: MPNA 700.

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MPNA 725 Evidence Based Rsrch Mthds II3 Credit hours   

To provide the student with an understanding of the appropriateness, benefits and limitations of statistical methods when applied to field and/or clinical research. Upon completion of the course, the student will understand the theory behind parametric and nonparametric statistical techniques. At this point, students will begin to conceptualize their research projects.

Pre-req: MPNA 724.

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MPNA 726 Statistical Methods for Resear3 Credit hours   

To provide the student with the skills necessary to apply the appropriate statistical techniques for field and/or clinical research. Topics include analysis of variance, correlation and regression, chi-square, t-tests, etc.

Pre-req: MPNA 700.

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MPNA 730 Medical/Legal Issues3 Credit hours   

Legal aspects of corporate liability, medical malpractice, informed consent, patient rights, privacy, fraud and abuse, plus governmental regulation of health professionals and health facilities. The legislative process, legislative oversight and regulatory agencies are discussed in depth.

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MPNA 734 Principles of Anesthesia Prac4 Credit hours   

Principles of patient assessment, airway management, anesthesia machine, monitoring devices, fluid and blood therapy, positioning, and prevention of infection. Recognition and management of selected anesthetic complications.

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MPNA 734A Simulation Lab1-5 Credit hours   

In this course students will apply knowledge of the basic principles of anesthesia to "hands on" experience in the simulation lab. Areas covered include the anesthesia machine and other equipment, monitoring modalities, airway management, and all phases of anesthetic management.

Co-req: MPNA 734
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MPNA 735 Senior Seminar3 Credit hours   

Management decisions related to complex anesthesia situations including but not limited to: unusual co-existing disease, uncommon operative procedure, adverse complications or unexpected events.

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MPNA 743 Management and Leadership6 Credit hours   

The application of management and leadership principles via clinical job rotation, implementation of advanced management principles to the delivery of nurse anesthesia patient care in various settings.

Pre-req: NUR 741.

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MPNA 745A Pediatrics for Nurse Anesth I3 Credit hours   

In-depth study of the specialty of pediatric anesthesia. Subject matter will include: anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology of the pediatric patient, preoperative evaluation and preparation, airway management, implications of rare pediatric disorders, and management for painful procedures.

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MPNA 745B Obstetrics for Nurse Anesth II3 Credit hours   

Course takes an in-depth look at the normal physiological changes associated with pregnancy. It will investigate management issues starting from the basic advancing to the complex. Issues include maternal fetal physiology, fetal monitoring, anesthetic techniques, high-risk pregnancy, emergency management, and fetal and neonatal resuscitation.

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MPNA 745C Case Seminar6 Credit hours   

Management decisions related to complex anesthesia situations including but not limited to: unusual co-existing disease, uncommon operative procedure, adverse complications or unexpected events. Study of the anesthetic care of specialized patient populations requiring advanced planning, decision making and case management proficiency.

Pre-req: NUR 741.

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MPNA 753 Mgmt Complex Health Care3 Credit hours   

In this course, emphasis is placed on the management of complex health care institutions representing the organizational spectrum from horizontally integrated group practices to large integrated health centers.

Pre-req: MPNA 700.

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MPNA 755 Mkt Goods/Serv Med Env3 Credit hours   

An investigation of the role of marketing in today's health care environment. Topics include traditional marketing concepts such as segmentation and promotion blended with unique issues like health services marketing, direct to consumer pharmaceutical advertising, mass media ethics, the role of the Internet in health product/services marketing etc.

Pre-req: MPNA 700.

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MPNA 756 Clinical and Admin IS3 Credit hours   

Foundations of clinical information use starting with information collection, processing, decision making and recording. Special emphasis on management information systems to support the nurse's work and health care delivery.

Pre-req: MGT 678.

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MPNA 772 Organizational Behavior3 Credit hours   

Advanced level theories of effective organization management as they relate to health care organizations will be provided. Topics include: managing diverse work groups in the health care system, planning and organizing, decision making models, various leadership styles, and controlling and evaluating management effectiveness.

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MPNA 777 Moral Management3 Credit hours   

A discussion of the concept of Moral Management. Guidelines for how to make thical decisions and tough choices are included. Cases relevant to ethical/unethical scenarios will be analyzed. Students will view ethics videos and write a Credo term paper.

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MPNA 796 Policy Strategy Entrepreneur3 Credit hours   

The study of administrative decision making under conditions of uncertainty. Policy construction at top administrative levels with emphasis on strategy and ethics with consideration of major functions of an organization. Includes developing a business plan, assessing the environment, evaluating markets, securing financing, marketing services, analyzing and negotiating managed care, and insurance contracts.

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MPNA 799 Research Project3 Credit hours   

This is a 9 credit hour sequence of three (3 credit hours) courses. The student is required to apply the principles of scientific research methods to a field and/or clinical investigation. Students are required to design, implement, evaluate and present (written and oral) a research project approved and guided by the student's research project committee. Each student will have a research project committee chair and two toher designated committee members.

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Management Information Systems

MIS 650 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Permission of the division head and full MBA admission.

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MIS 651 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Permission of the division head and full MBA admission

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MIS 678 Management Infor Systems3 Credit hours   

To familiarize students with the characteristics and functions of management information systems, as well as the benefits, limitations, and applications for advanced management information systems.

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MIS 680 Health Comm Telematics3 Credit hours   

A presentation and analysis of the primary and emerging technological means of communication, collaboration, and information search and retrieval within the healthcare and medical fields.

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MIS 685 Bus Intel/Analytics3 Credit hours   

Introduction to methods to improve fact-based managerial decision making. Focus on analytics types and data manipulation to discover patterns and generate information associated with products and services.

Pre-req: MIS 678.

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