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Principles of Marketing (Credits: 3) BADM 350
Marketing functions, trade channels, price policies, expenses and profits of middlemen, and public policy with respect to marketing practices.

Business Finance (Credits: 3) BADM 363
The study of the procurement and management of wealth by privately owned profit-seeking enterprises.

Principles of Management & Leadership (Credits: 3) BADM 371
A comprehensive survey of the basic principles of management applicable to all forms of business. The course provides the student with a basis for thinking about complex business situations in the framework of analysis of the management process.

Social, Legal & Ethical Aspects of Business (Credits: 3) BADM 379
Study of how the social, legal, economic, political, technological and ecological dimensions of the external environment affect business. Specific topics include values and ethics in business, business and government relations, corporate social performance, stakeholder responsibility, corporate governance, and business law.

International Business (Credits: 3) BADM 383
Introduces the student to economic, financial, legal, political, cultural, institutional, and managerial considerations associated with international business transactions. 

Business Information Management (Credits: 3) BADM 390
An examination of principal technologies, concepts and skills related to managing business information. Project work includes development of information management applications using spreadsheet and databases.

Strategic Management (Credits: 3) BADM 478
A study of the formulation and application of functionally integrated business policy by top management. Emphasis is on decision making in the face of changing condition.

Business Communications (Credits: 3) BADM 345
This course provides an examination of methods, protocol, communication ethics and cross-cultural communications. Appropriate use of various forms of communication within a managerial context will also be discussed. Students develop and enhance communication skills through extensive business writing assignments, public speaking/presentations, roleplays, business case analysis, and mock interviews.

Federal Tax Procedures (Credits: 3) ACCT 321
Prepares the student for practical and theoretical work mainly in individual income tax areas. 

Corporate Income Tax (Credits: 3) ACCT 322
A study of income tax laws and their application to corporations, partnerships, estates, and trusts.

Financial Accounting I (Credits: 3) ACCT 331
Theoretical foundation of generally accepted accounting principles, review of the accounting process, income statement reporting and related disclosures, recognition and measurement issues related to current assets, and the time value of money.

Financial Accounting II (Credits: 3) ACCT 332
Accounting for property, intangible assets, investments, liabilities, and stockholders’ equity.

Financial Accounting III (Credits: 3) ACCT 333
Advanced financial accounting topics including the theoretical underpinnings of revenue recognition, partnership and consolidated entity reporting, earnings per share, leases, pensions, accounting for income taxes, preparation of cash flow statements, error analysis, and reporting disclosure requirements.

Managerial Accounting I (Credits: 3) ACCT 334
The study of the accountant’s role in generating and analyzing information useful for managerial decision-making. Students learn techniques to assist management in both the evaluation of past performance and in supporting future strategic plans. These include coverage of manufacturing cost statements, budgeting, information relevance, costing systems, and variance reporting.

Managerial Accounting II (Credits: 3) ACCT 336
A continuation from ACCT A334 of the accountant’s role in providing information for and participating in business decision-making. Designed for the student interested in a managerial accounting career. Topics may include product cost analyses, revenue and income variances, TQM reporting, JIT, TOC, performance measurement, and capital budgeting. The ACCT A334 and A336 courses together provide a strong foundation in preparation for the management accounting sections of the CMA exam.

Financial Statement Analysis (Credits: 3) ACCT 338
A study of methods helpful in determining the strengths and weaknesses of a corporation. Uses a case approach and employs information from financial statements, the industry, and the financial press.

Auditing Theory (Credits: 3) ACCT 435
Studies of the practical application of accounting knowledge to the problems of auditing and the installation, use, and effect of systems of internal control. Three credit hours, four contact hours.

Advanced Accounting (Credits: 3) ACCT 437
Selected topics in advanced accounting, including unique problems related to special sales arrangements, business combinations, and consolidated financial statements.

Accounting Information Systems (Credits: 3) ACCT 439
A study of information systems for collecting and processing data supportive of financial and managerial accounting, decision making, and effective control of organizations.