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ECON 5000 — Economic Concepts
3.0 hours. Theory of the firm under different market structures; demand theory, the Keynesian model and the money system.
MSCI 5010 — Statistical Analysis
1.5 hours. Basic descriptive and inferential statistics; includes frequency distributions, averages, dispersions,
index numbers, time-series analysis, probability, theoretical distributions, sampling distribution, estimation, tests of significance,
chi-square, regression and correlation, analysis of variance and sample design. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1190 or equivalent. This course meets
the deficiency requirement of statistics (MSCI 3700 and 3710) for MBA candidates, and may be counted as part of a graduate program in a field
other than business administration.
ACCT 5020 — Accumulation and Analysis of Accounting Data
3.0 hours. Provides an understanding of accounting procedures and concepts utilized by management in making decisions.
Basic concepts and techniques of accounting; the role of an accounting system in business operations and management; preparation and
interpretation of financial reports. This course meets the deficiency requirement in accounting for MBA candidates and may be counted as part of
a graduate program in a field other than business administration.
BLAW 5050 — Legal and Ethical Environment of Business
1.5 hours. Introduction to the legal environment of business, with particular emphasis on managerial decision-making.
Includes a study of the litigation process and constitutional law; selected areas of private and public law, including government regulation;
international dimensions of the legal environment of business, business ethics and the social responsibility of business organizations. Business
context is emphasized with a focus on individual and managerial decision-making in response to legal and ethical issues.
MGMT 5070 — Management Concepts
1.5 hours. The basic concepts in managing the complete flow of materials that represent a supply chain from suppliers
to customers. Emphases within the module are placed on production concepts with business wide applications, determining demand, transformation
processes used to satisfy demand, and finally managing the supply activity supporting the transformation processes.
MKTG 5000 — Marketing Concepts
1.5 hours. A functional analysis of marketing and its importance in the economy as well as in business management.
Develops an understanding of the increased complexity of the modern marketing system, why it is essential and how it performs. Embraces business
activities involved in moving goods from production to consumption. This course meets the deficiency requirement in marketing for MBA candidates.
BCIS 5090 — Computer-Based Information Systems
1.5 hours. Examines the interaction between information systems and the organizational context. Specific topics to be
covered include the strategic role of information systems (IS), interorganizational systems, the Internet and WWW, electronic commerce,
reengineering, the human impacts of IS, the management of change, IS development and implementation, and emerging types of information
technology. Course work includes lectures, readings, case analyses and discussion, electronic meeting technology, hands-on computer assignments
and a team field project.
FINA 5040 — Introduction to Finance and Financial Mathematics
1.5 hours. Understanding of finance terms, procedures and concepts used by managers in making financial decisions. Basic concepts and techniques of finance; the role of financial markets and institutions, interest rates, inflation and yield curve determinants; analysis and interpretation of financial mathematics to understand the time value of money; and bond and stock valuation models. Course meets the deficiency requirement of finance for MBA candidates and may be counted as part of the graduate program in a field other than business administration. Prerequisite(s): ECON 5000 or equivalent, MATH 1190 or equivalent.
MBA Core Courses: (18 hours)
ACCT 5130 — Accounting for Management
3 hours. Designed to provide an understanding of managerial accounting data in making business decisions. Cases, readings and projects are used to examine a wide variety of managerial topics. Prerequisite(s): ACCT 5020; ECON 5000; MATH 1190 or 1400; BCIS 5090 (2610, 3610); MSCI 5010 (3700, 3710). For students not seeking a BS or MS with a major in accounting.
FINA 5170 — Financial Management
3 hours. Tools and techniques used and proposed in corporate financial management. Analysis of the investment and financing decisions and the environment in which such decisions are made are covered in readings, case problems and class discussion. Prerequisite(s): ACCT 5020, FINA 5040, ECON 5000, MATH 1190, BCIS 5090, MSCI 5010, and completion of or concurrent enrollment in ACCT 5130. Students with 15 credit hours of approved undergraduate finance courses may elect to substitute another 5000-level finance course for this course subject to the approval of the FIREL department masters adviser.
MGMT 5140 — Organizational Behavior and Analysis
3 hours. Research emphasis in organizational behavior stressing organization-people linkages and interrelationships, including selection, orientation and training; job design and reward systems; supervision; formal participation schemes; appraisals and development; organizational structure and design; communications; control; and conflict resolution. Examination of behavioral science methodologies and strategies. Applications to tangential areas of organization theory, development, planning and implications for management and employee relations.
MKTG 5150 — Marketing Management
3 hours. Application of concepts, tools and procedures employed by practicing marketing managers. Specific attention is given to product development and management, promotion development and management, channel selection and management, physical distribution management, and price setting and management. Students acquire skills in the essentials of case analysis and written as well as oral presentation of their analysis. Oral presentations may be made using electronic media. Groups may be required for case work. Prerequisite(s): MKTG 3650 or 5000.
MSCI 5180 — Data Analysis
3 hours. Emphasis on model assumptions, applying the correct statistical model and interpreting the results. Topics include simple regression, multiple regression (e.g., qualitative variable coding, model building) and experimental design (e.g., completely randomized design, randomized block design, multi-factor designs). Prerequisite(s): MSCI 5010 or equivalent.
BUSI 5190 — Administrative Strategy
3 hours. Capstone course providing the integration of functional areas of business administration. Requires students to determine policy at the general- or top-management level. Students address strategic organizational problems and the optimization of the total enterprise. Course includes the use of lectures, case analysis and special topics. This course must be taken in the student's last semester of course work.
Concentration Requirements: (15 hours)
MGMT 5530 — Operation and Management of Physician Practice Organizations
3 hours. Provides advanced study of the unique operational applications of business/managerial theory, methodology, and best practice to physician practice management including facilities design and management, financial analysis and management, systems analysis and evaluation, application and management of information technology, assessment of health needs and marketing, quality improvement, human resource management, and the legal/ethical aspects of health care.
HMAP 5350 — Health Economics
3 hours. An overview of micro economic theory, demand and supply of health services, hospital and physician service markets, role of public sector, comparative health systems and cost effectiveness analysis. Background in economics and statistics helpful but not required.
Concentration Elective Requirement (3 hours)
In addition to the above courses, you will need to select 1 course (3 hours) to add breadth to your program. This selection must come from UNT Denton 5100-level course listings.