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CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1
The University

CHAPTER 2
School of Architecture

CHAPTER 3
Red McCombs
School of Business

CHAPTER 4
College of Communication

CHAPTER 5
College of Education

CHAPTER 6
College of Engineering

CHAPTER 7
College of Fine Arts

CHAPTER 8
School of Information

CHAPTER 9
College of Liberal Arts

CHAPTER 10
College of
Natural Sciences

CHAPTER 11
School of Nursing

CHAPTER 12
College of Pharmacy

CHAPTER 13
School of Social Work

CHAPTER 14
The Faculty

Texas Common Course Numbering System
(Appendix A)

APPENDIX B
Degree and Course Abbreviations

 

    

3. Red McCombs School of Business

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Courses

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2004-2005 and 2005-2006; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes made to the course inventory after the publication of this catalog.

A full explanation of course numbers is given in General Information. In brief, the first digit of a course number indicates the semester hour value of the course. The second and third digits indicate the rank of the course: if they are 01 through 19, the course is of lower-division rank; if 20 through 79, of upper-division rank; if 80 through 99, of graduate rank.

Business Administration

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Business Administration: B A

Lower-Division Courses

301D. Connecting Research Experience.
Restricted to freshmen and sophomores. Supervised research associated with the Connexus Bridging Disciplines Program. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. With consent of the Connexus Bridging Disciplines Program, may be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Admission to the Connexus Bridging Disciplines Program.

101H. Professional Development and Career Planning I: Honors.
Students admitted to the McCombs School of Business Honors Program as freshmen must take this course during their first semester. Professional development issues including self-assessment, identification of personal life goals, identification of business majors and exploration of potential career fields for each major, and analysis and discussion of the academic planning process and how it relates to professional development and career planning. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Business Administration 101H and 102 may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Admission to the McCombs School of Business Honors Program.

101S. Career Planning: Freshman.
Students admitted to the McCombs School of Business as freshmen must take this course in their second semester. Discussion of issues surrounding career planning, implementation, and evaluation in order to establish career goals. Strategies for executing a successful job search, including interviewing techniques, résumés, networking, and job search ethics. Focus on career management as a lifelong process. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Only one of the following may be counted: Business Administration 101, 101S, 101T, 102H. Prerequisite: Admission to the McCombs School of Business.

101T. Career Planning Strategies.
Students admitted to the McCombs School of Business as transfer students must take this course during their first semester. Discussion of issues surrounding career planning, implementation, and evaluation. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Only one of the following may be counted: Business Administration 101, 101S, 101T, 102H. Prerequisite: Admission to the McCombs School of Business.

102H. Professional Development and Career Planning II: Honors.
Students admitted to the McCombs School of Business Honors Program as freshmen must take this course during their second semester. Discussions of issues surrounding career planning, implementation, and evaluation. Strategies for executing a successful job search, including interviewing techniques, resumes, networking, ethics, and business practices. Focus on career management as a lifelong process. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Only one of the following may be counted: Business Administration 101, 101S, 101T, 102H. Prerequisite: Admission to the McCombs School of Business Honors Program.

118C, 218C, 318C. Forum Seminar Series.
Restricted to freshmen and sophomores. Lectures and discussions on various contemporary issues. Emphasis on multidisciplinary perspectives and critical discourse. For 118C, two lecture hours a week for eight weeks; for 218C, two lecture hours a week for one semester; for 318C, three lecture hours a week for one semester, or two lecture hours and one hour of supervised research a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Upper-Division Courses

320C. Connecting Research Experience.
Supervised research associated with the Connexus Bridging Disciplines Program. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. With consent of the Connexus Bridging Disciplines Program, may be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and admission to the Connexus Bridging Disciplines Program.

320F. Foundations of Entrepreneurship.
Introduction to the mechanics and strategies for starting a business. May not be counted toward the Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Prerequisite: Sixty semester hours of college coursework, and Accounting 310F and Management Information Systems 311F or their equivalents.

324. Business Communication: Oral and Written.
Theory and practice of effective communication, using models from business situations. Students practice what they learn with a variety of in-class activities, written assignments, and oral presentations. Teamwork and use of interpersonal skills are included. Only one of the following may be counted: Business Administration 324, 324H, Management Information Systems 324, 324H. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Composition 306 (or English 306), Management Information Systems 310, or a passing score on the Computer Proficiency Test, and credit or registration for Business Administration 101S (or 101), 101T (or 101), or 102H (or 101).

324H. Business Communication: Oral and Written: Honors.
Theory and practice of effective communication, using models from business situations. Students practice what they learn with a variety of in-class activities, written assignments, and oral presentations. Teamwork and use of interpersonal skills are included. Only one of the following may be counted: Business Administration 324, 324H, Management Information Systems 324, 324H. Prerequisite: Admission to the McCombs School of Business Honors Program; Management Information Systems 310 or a passing score on the Computer Proficiency Test; Rhetoric and Composition 306 (or English 306), and credit or registration for Business Administration 101H (or 101), 101S (or 101), or 101T (or 101).

151H. Honors Lyceum in Business Administration.
Presentations by professionals from various fields of business. One lecture hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Admission to the McCombs School of Business Honors Program.

353H. Internship in Business Administration-- Honors.
Focuses on students' career goals through academic discussion and evaluations, while placing students in professional internships with public and private enterprises. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Only one of the following may be counted toward the Bachelor of Business Administration: Accounting 353J, Business Administration 353C, 353F, 353H, 353K, 353M, 353S, Finance 353, Management 353, Management Information Systems 353, Marketing 353. May not be counted toward the student's major requirement. Prerequisite: Completion of forty-five semester hours of college coursework, admission to a business major, and consent of the departmental internship coordinator.

Department of Accounting

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Accounting: ACC

Lower-Division Courses

310F. Foundations of Accounting.
An introduction to financial and managerial accounting, with emphasis on the content, interpretation, and uses of accounting reports. Discussion of the determination and reporting of net income and financial position, and the theories underlying business financial statements; consideration of managerial accounting topics designed to extend the student's knowledge to the planning and controlling of the operations of the firm. May not be counted toward the Bachelor of Business Administration degree.

311. Fundamentals of Financial Accounting.
Concepts and their application in transaction analysis and financial statement preparation; analysis of financial statements. Accounting 311 and 311H may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Twenty-four semester hours of college credit.

311H. Fundamentals of Financial Accounting: Honors.
Concepts and their application in transaction analysis and financial statement preparation; analysis of financial statements. Accounting 311 and 311H may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Twenty-four semester hours of college credit and admission to the McCombs School of Business Honors Program.

312. Fundamentals of Managerial Accounting.
Introduction to cost behavior, budgeting, responsibility accounting, cost control, and product costing. Accounting 312 and 312H may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Accounting 311.

312H. Fundamentals of Managerial Accounting: Honors.
Introduction to cost behavior, budgeting, responsibility accounting, cost control, and product costing. Accounting 312 and 312H may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Accounting 311H, credit or registration for Business Administration 151H, and admission to the McCombs School of Business Honors Program.

Upper-Division Courses

326. Financial Accounting--Intermediate.
Theoretical foundation, concepts, and principles underlying financial statements; current assets; current liabilities; property, plant, and equipment; short-term investments; present value analysis. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Accounting 326 and 380K (Topic 1: Financial Accounting Standards and Analysis I) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Accounting 311 and 312 with a grade of at least C in each, and admission to a business major.

327. Financial Statement Analysis.
Study of financial statements and their related footnotes; tools and procedures common to financial statement analysis; the relationships among business transactions, environmental forces (political, economic, and social), and reported financial information; and how financial statement information can help solve certain business problems. Prerequisite: Accounting 326 with a grade of at least C and admission to a business major.

329. Managerial Accounting and Control.
The origination, processing, reporting, and use in business operations of accounting information for management purposes. Only one of the following may be counted: Business Administration 380E, Accounting 329, 359, 459, 387 (Topic 1: Introduction to Managerial Accounting). Prerequisite: Accounting 311 and 312 with a grade of at least C in each, and admission to a business major.

140S, 240S, 340S, 440S, 540S, 640S, 740S, 840S, 940S. Topics in Accounting.
This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities or the school's BBA Exchange Programs. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Accounting. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

151. MPA/PPA Lyceum--Third Year.
Presentations by professional accountants and managers. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the Master in Professional Accounting program or the Professional Program in Accounting.

152. MPA/PPA Lyceum--Fourth Year.
Discussion of current issues confronting the accounting profession. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the Master in Professional Accounting program or the Professional Program in Accounting.

153. MPA/PPA Lyceum--Fifth Year.
Discussion of current issues confronting the accounting profession. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the Master in Professional Accounting program or the Professional Program in Accounting.

353J. Internship in Accounting.
Focuses on students' career goals through academic discussion and evaluations, while placing students in professional internships with public and private enterprises. Internship and discussion hours to be arranged. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Only one of the following may be counted toward the Bachelor of Business Administration: Accounting 353J, Business Administration 353C, 353F, 353H, 353K, 353M, 353S, Finance 353, Management 353, Management Information Systems 353, Marketing 353. May not be counted toward the student's major requirement. Prerequisite: Completion of forty-five semester hours of college coursework, admission to a business major, and consent of the departmental internship coordinator.

355. Introduction to Taxation.
The role of taxes in contemporary society and their impact on individuals and business. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Only one of the following may be counted: Accounting 355, 455, 364, 380K (Topic 11: Introduction to Taxation). Prerequisite: Admission to the Professional Program in Accounting.

356. Financial Accounting Concepts and Research.
Conceptual framework of financial accounting; research methods in financial reporting; and financial reporting institutions and regulations. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the Professional Program in Accounting.

457. Financial Accounting Standards and Analysis I.
Theoretical concepts, standards, and procedures underlying financial statements. Four lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the Professional Program in Accounting.

358C. Introduction to Assurance Services.
Information quality assurance, auditing, and control, considered from the perspective of a business manager who must decide the type and amount of assurance to acquire. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Only one of the following may be counted: Accounting 358C, 362, 380K (Topic 4: Introduction to Assurance Services). Prerequisite: Accounting 356 (or 456) or the equivalent.

458K. Financial Accounting Standards and Analysis II.
Further study of the concepts, standards, and procedures underlying financial statements, including those of consolidated enterprises and foreign entities. Four lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Accounting 457 with a grade of at least C.

359. Managerial/Cost Accounting.
Analysis of manufacturing costs, development of cost estimates, and preparation of relevant information for management decision making. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Only one of the following may be counted: Business Administration 380E, Accounting 329, 359, 459, 387 (Topic 1: Introduction to Managerial Accounting). Prerequisite: Admission to the Professional Program in Accounting.

360. Financial Accounting--Advanced.
Accounting problems in respect to multiple ownership; consolidated financial statements and partnership accounts; foreign currency translation; segmental reporting; other special topics. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Accounting 360 and 380K (Topic 2: Financial Accounting Standards and Analysis II) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Accounting 327 with a grade of at least C and admission to a business major.

361. Governmental and Institutional Accounting.
Budgeting, accounting, auditing, and financial reporting principles and practices for government and other nonprofit entities. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Accounting 361 and 380K (Topic 6: Issues in Accounting and Control for Nonprofit Organizations) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Accounting 311 and 312 with a grade of at least C in each, and admission to a business major.

362. Auditing and Control.
Professional practice standards and procedures of auditing: ethics, legal liability, sampling methods, control systems, control design, and control evaluation. Only one of the following may be counted: Accounting 358C, 362, 380K (Topic 4: Introduction to Auditing). Prerequisite: Accounting 311 and 312 with a grade of at least C in each, credit or registration for an internship or practicum course in the McCombs School of Business, and admission to a business major.

364. Fundamentals of Taxation.
Introduction to the role of taxes in contemporary society and their impact on individuals and business entities; emphasis on federal income taxation. Only one of the following may be counted: Accounting 355, 455, 364, 380K (Topic 11: Introduction to Taxation). Prerequisite: Accounting 311 and 312 with a grade of at least C in each, and admission to a business major.

365. Fundamentals of Financial and Administrative Information Systems.
Accounting information systems of organizations. Topics include selected hardware and software concepts, fundamentals of accounting information systems analysis, design, implementation, and control. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Accounting 365 and 382K (Topic 1: Principles of Systems Analysis) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Accounting 311 and 312 with a grade of at least C in each, Management Information Systems 310, and admission to a business major.

366P. Accounting Practicum.
Restricted to business majors. Students apply skills in their major area and focus on additional project management skills through group projects conducted in a professional setting. Students may work with a private or a public enterprise. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Forty-five semester hours of college coursework and consent of instructor.

378. Contemporary Accounting Topics.
In-depth study of selected accounting topics. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Accounting 311 and 312 with a grade of at least C in each, and admission to a business major. Some topics have additional prerequisites; these prerequisites are given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Hardware, Software, and Telecommunications.

179C, 379C. Problems in Accounting.
Conference course. Only two of the following may be counted toward the Bachelor of Business Administration: Accounting 179C, 379C, Business Administration 179, 379, Finance 179C, 379C, International Business 179C, 379C, Legal Environment of Business 179, 379, Management 179C, 379C, Management Information Systems 179, 379, Marketing 179C, 379C, Real Estate 179C, 379C, Risk Management 179, 379. Prerequisite: Eighteen semester hours of coursework in business and economics, six of which must be upper-division; Accounting 311 or 312 with a grade of at least C; and consent of instructor. A student registering for this course must obtain written approval from the department chair's office, on forms provided for that purpose, before the first meeting of the course.

Department of Finance

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Finance: FIN

Upper-Division Courses

320F. Foundations of Finance.
Principles of effective financial management, including planning, organization, and control; financial intermediaries; securities markets; evaluating alternative assets, debt, and capital structures. May not be counted toward the Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Prerequisite: Accounting 311 and 312, or 320F; Management Information Systems 311F or 310; and Statistics 309.

140S, 240S, 340S, 440S, 540S, 640S, 740S, 840S, 940S. Topics in Finance.
This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities or the school's BBA Exchange Programs. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Finance. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

353. Internship in Finance.
Focuses on students' career goals through academic discussion and evaluations, while placing students in professional internships with public and private enterprises. Internship and discussion hours to be arranged. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Only one of the following may be counted toward the Bachelor of Business Administration: Accounting 353J, Business Administration 353C, 353F, 353H, 353K, 353M, 353S, Finance 353, Management 353, Management Information Systems 353, Marketing 353. May not be counted toward the student's major requirement. Prerequisite: Completion of forty-five semester hours of college coursework, admission to a business major, and consent of the departmental internship coordinator.

354. Money, Banking, and Economic Conditions.
The monetary system, financial markets, national income components, and their relationship to business activity. Only one of the following may be counted: Economics 322, Finance 354, 354H. Prerequisite: Accounting 311, credit or registration for Business Administration 324 (or credit for Management Information Systems 324), Economics 304K and 304L, and admission to a business major.

354H. Money, Banking, and Economic Conditions: Honors.
The monetary system, financial markets, national income components, and their relationship to business activity. Only one of the following may be counted: Economics 322, Finance 354, 354H. Prerequisite: Admission to the McCombs School of Business Honors Program, forty-five semester hours of college coursework, Accounting 311H, credit or registration for Business Administration 324H (or credit for Management Information Systems 324H), Economics 304K and 304L, and Mathematics 408K and 408L.

357. Business Finance.
Principles of finance, with application to all aspects of the business firm; particular attention to cost of capital, investment decisions, management of assets, and procurement of funds. Finance 357 and 357H may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Accounting 312, credit or registration for Business Administration 324 (or credit for Management Information Systems 324), Economics 304K and 304L, Statistics 309, and admission to a business major.

357H. Business Finance: Honors.
Principles of finance, with application to all aspects of the business firm; particular attention to cost of capital, investment decisions, management of assets, and procurement of funds. Finance 357 and 357H may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Admission to the McCombs School of Business Honors Program, forty-five semester hours of college coursework, Accounting 312H, credit or registration for Business Administration 324H (or credit for Management Information Systems 324H), Statistics 309H, Economics 304K, and credit or registration for Economics 304L.

366P. Finance Practicum.
Restricted to business majors. Students apply skills in their major area and focus on additional project management skills through group projects conducted in a professional setting. Students may work with a private or a public enterprise. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Forty-five semester hours of college coursework and consent of instructor.

367. Investment Management.
Investment theory, alternatives, and decision making under differing uncertainties and constraints; formulation of objectives and strategies; development of conceptual managerial perspectives and philosophies for investment environments. Prerequisite: Finance 357.

370. Integrative Finance.
For finance majors only. Integrates financial decision making in functional areas of finance; utilizes various concepts to promulgate strategies, policies, and procedures in managing funds to achieve objectives. Prerequisite: Ninety semester hours of college coursework; Finance 357 and 367; credit or registration for an internship or practicum course in the McCombs School of Business; and three additional semester hours of coursework in finance, real estate, or risk management.

371M. Money and Capital Markets.
Development of modern financial markets, with emphasis on the factors that determine interest rates; institutional characteristics and pricing mechanisms of various interest-sensitive securities. Prerequisite: Finance 357.

374C. Financial Planning and Policy for Large Corporations.
An in-depth study of theory and practice of corporate financial management in establishing major financial and investment policies; techniques for analysis, evaluation, and control. Prerequisite: Finance 357.

374S. Entrepreneurial Finance.
Development, implementation, and control of financial plans, strategies, and policies by owner-managers of small and medium-sized firms; analysis of alternatives and decision making. Prerequisite: Finance 357.

375F. Banking and Financial Intermediation.
Theory of financial intermediation, regulatory environment, interest rates, and asset/liability management with a focus on commercial banking; depository and contractual intermediation. Prerequisite: Finance 357.

376. International Finance.
The international financial environment, with emphasis on the factors affecting exchange rates and how exchange rate changes affect the firm. Prerequisite: Finance 357.

377. Advanced Portfolio Management and Investment Analysis.
Second course in investments, with emphasis on quantitative applications and the underlying theory in the analysis and management of securities and portfolios. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Topic 1: Theory and Application. Additional prerequisite: Finance 367.

Topic 2: Financial Risk Management. Finance 377 (Topic 2) and 377 (Topic 5) may not both be counted. Additional prerequisite: Finance 367.

Topic 3: Security Analysis. For finance majors only. Finance 377 (Topic 3) and 377 (Topic 4) may not both be counted. Additional prerequisite: Credit or registration for Finance 367 and consent of instructor.

Topic 4: Financial Analysis. Application of fundamental analysis and valuation techniques. Finance 377 (Topic 3) and 377 (Topic 4) may not both be counted. Additional prerequisite: Finance 367.

Topic 5: Energy Financial Risk Management. Finance 377 (Topic 2) and 377 (Topic 5) may not both be counted. Additional prerequisite: Finance 367.

377L. Portfolio Analysis and Management.
Quantitative applications and the underlying theory in the analysis and management of securities and portfolios; designed for students with career goals in investment. Prerequisite: Finance 367.

179C, 379C. Problems in Finance.
Conference course. Only two of the following may be counted toward the Bachelor of Business Administration: Accounting 179C, 379C, Business Administration 179, 379, Finance 179C, 379C, International Business 179C, 379C, Legal Environment of Business 179, 379, Management 179C, 379C, Management Information Systems 179, 379, Marketing 179C, 379C, Real Estate 179C, 379C, Risk Management 179, 379. Prerequisite: Eighteen semester hours of coursework in business and economics, six of which must be upper-division; Finance 354 or 357 with a grade of at least C; and consent of instructor. A student registering for this course must obtain written approval from the department chair's office, on forms provided for that purpose, before the first meeting of the course.

Real Estate: R E

Upper-Division Courses

140S, 240S, 340S, 440S, 540S, 640S, 740S, 840S, 940S. Topics in Real Estate.
This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities or the school's BBA Exchange Programs. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Finance. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

358. Introduction to Real Estate and Urban Land Development.
Principles of real estate and urban land economics, including an examination of investment, valuation, financing, and public policy in real estate and mortgage markets. Prerequisite: Admission to a business major, sixty semester hours of college coursework, and Economics 304K and 304L.

376G. Real Estate Appraisal and Investment.
Study of the setting and measurement of property values in real estate markets and an analysis of real estate assets as investments. Prerequisite: Real Estate 358.

378K. Real Estate Finance and Syndication.
Debt and equity financing of residential and commercial properties; mortgage markets and instruments; lender and investor decisions in real estate financing. Prerequisite: Real Estate 358.

179C, 379C. Problems in Real Estate.
Conference course. Only two of the following may be counted toward the Bachelor of Business Administration: Accounting 179C, 379C, Business Administration 179, 379, Finance 179C, 379C, International Business 179C, 379C, Legal Environment of Business 179, 379, Management 179C, 379C, Management Information Systems 179, 379, Marketing 179C, 379C, Real Estate 179C, 379C, Risk Management 179, 379. Prerequisite: Eighteen semester hours of coursework in business and economics, six of which must be upper-division; Real Estate 358 with a grade of at least C; and consent of instructor. A student registering for this course must obtain written approval from the department chair's office, on forms provided for that purpose, before the first meeting of the course.

Related Course

Legal Environment of Business 363. Real Estate Law.

Department of Management

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Management: MAN

Upper-Division Courses

320F. Foundations of Organizational Behavior and Administration.
An introduction to the management of organizations. Issues are addressed from the perspectives of strategy and planning, organizational behavior, and operations management. May not be counted toward the Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Prerequisite: Sixty semester hours of college coursework.

325. Strategic Human Resources Management.
Overview of the personnel function, covering recruitment, compensation, equal employment, job analysis, training, benefits, employee discipline, collective bargaining, safety, and health. Prerequisite: Credit or registration for Management 336.

335. Operations Management.
The operations or production function and the skills required for analyzing and solving related problems. Management 335 and 335H may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Statistics 309, credit or registration for Business Administration 324 (or credit for Management Information Systems 324), and admission to a business major.

335H. Operations Management: Honors.
The operations or production function and the skills required for analyzing and solving related problems. Management 335 and 335H may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Admission to the McCombs School of Business Honors Program, Accounting 312H, and credit or registration for Business Administration 324H (or credit for Management Information Systems 324H).

336. Organizational Behavior.
The process of managing organizations and the behavior of individuals and groups within the organizational setting. Management 336 and 336H may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Credit or registration for Business Administration 324 (or credit for Management Information Systems 324); credit or registration for three semester hours of coursework in psychology, sociology, or anthropology; and admission to a business major.

336H. Organizational Behavior: Honors.
The process of managing organizations and the behavior of individuals and groups within the organizational setting. Management 336 and 336H may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Admission to the McCombs School of Business Honors Program; credit or registration for Business Administration 324H (or credit for Management Information Systems 324H); and twenty-seven semester hours of college coursework, including credit or registration for three semester hours of coursework in psychology, sociology, or anthropology.

337. Special Topics in Management.
Analysis of contemporary management problems. Three lecture hours or two lecture hours and one laboratory/discussion hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Some sections are offered on the letter-grade basis only; these are identified in the Course Schedule. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 9: Leadership Issues. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Management 335 or 336, with a grade of at least C; or Management 335 and 336 with a grade of at least C in each.

Topic 11: Management of Cultural Differences. Same as Middle Eastern Studies 322K (Topic 6: Management of Cultural Differences). Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Management 335 or 336, with a grade of at least C; or Management 335 and 336 with a grade of at least C in each.

Topic 14: Total Quality Management. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For business majors, Management 335 or 336, with a grade of at least C; or Management 335 and 336 with a grade of at least C in each; for others, admission to an appropriate major sequence in engineering.

Topic 15: Government in the Business Environment. Same as Government 370L (Topic 4: Government in the Business Environment). Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Management 335 or 336, with a grade of at least C; or Management 335 and 336 with a grade of at least C in each.

Topic 16: Sociology of Entrepreneurship. Same as African and African American Studies 358C and Sociology 358C. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African American Studies 374 (Topic: Sociology of Entrepreneurship), Management 337 (Topic 16), Sociology 321K (Topic: Sociology of Entrepreneurship). Prerequisite: For management majors, upper-division standing, and Management 335 or 336, with a grade of at least C, or Management 335 and 336 with a grade of at least C in each; for others, upper-division standing.

Topic 17: Supply Chain Modeling and Optimization. Formulating models of decision-making situations; the appropriate use of some of these quantitative techniques rather than the mathematics that underlie them; and finding solutions to the models that optimize objective measure of merit using readily available computer software. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Management 335 with a grade of at least C.

Topic 18: Procurement and Supplier Management. Strategic issues in procurement and supplier management. Review of competitive analysis and benchmarking. The purchasing role in fulfilling a firm's operational and competitive strategies. Supplier evaluation, development, and relationship management. Negotiating with suppliers for results. Commodity planning. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Management 335 with a grade of at least C.

Topic 19: Information Systems for Operations. Data modeling of how firms gather, represent, process, and distribute information and knowledge. Forecasting, including trends and seasonality. Data mining and total data quality management. Simultaneous material-data process redesign. Systems development and implementation in an operations context. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Management 335 with a grade of at least C.

Topic 20: Entrepreneurial Management. Covers the life cycle of an entrepreneurial business, including evaluating the attractiveness of an idea, launching the business, growing the business, and harvesting the profits. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Management 335 or 336 with a grade of at least C, or Management 335 and 336 with a grade of at least C in each; and Accounting 311 and credit or registration for Finance 357 or 357H.

140S, 240S, 340S, 440S, 540S, 640S, 740S, 840S, 940S. Topics in Management.
This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities or the school's BBA Exchange Programs. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Management. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

353. Internship in Management.
Focuses on students' career goals through academic discussion and evaluations, while placing students in professional internships with public and private enterprises. Internship and discussion hours to be arranged. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Only one of the following may be counted toward the Bachelor of Business Administration: Accounting 353J, Business Administration 353C, 353F, 353H, 353K, 353M, 353S, Finance 353, Management 353, Management Information Systems 353, Marketing 353. May not be counted toward the student's major requirement. Prerequisite: Completion of forty-five semester hours of college coursework, admission to a business major, and consent of the departmental internship coordinator.

366P. Management Practicum.
Restricted to business majors. Students apply skills in their major area and focus on additional project management skills through group projects conducted in a professional setting. Students may work with a private or a public enterprise. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Forty-five semester hours of college coursework and consent of instructor.

367. Strategic Supply Chain Management.
Management of manufacturing process technology in international competition. Prerequisite: Management 335.

368. Logistics and Inventory Management.
Analysis of the entire flow of information, materials, and services from suppliers through factories and warehouses to the end customer. Includes logistics, supplier selection, and inventory management, using case-studies, optimization, and simulation. Prerequisite: Management 335.

374. General Management and Strategy.
Designed to enable students to analyze business situations from the point of view of the practicing general manager. Addresses key tasks involved in general management, including strategic decisions that insure the long-term health of the entire firm or a major division. Management 374 and 374H may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Seventy-five semester hours of college coursework; Management 335 or 336; and credit or registration for Finance 357 and Marketing 337.

374H. General Management and Strategy: Honors.
Designed to enable students to analyze business situations from the point of view of the practicing general manager. Addresses key tasks involved in general management, including strategic decisions that insure the long-term health of the entire firm or a major division. Management 374 and 374H may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Admission to the McCombs School of Business Honors Program; ninety semester hours of college coursework; Management 335 or 336; credit or registration for Finance 357 and Marketing 337; and credit or registration for an internship or practicum course in the McCombs School of Business.

179C, 379C. Problems in Management.
Conference course. Only two of the following may be counted toward the Bachelor of Business Administration: Accounting 179C, 379C, Business Administration 179, 379, Finance 179C, 379C, International Business 179C, 379C, Legal Environment of Business 179, 379, Management 179C, 379C, Management Information Systems 179, 379, Marketing 179C, 379C, Real Estate 179C, 379C, Risk Management 179, 379. Prerequisite: Eighteen semester hours of coursework in business and economics, six of which must be upper-division; Management 335 or 336 with a grade of at least C; and consent of instructor. A student registering for this course must obtain written approval from the department chair's office, on forms provided for that purpose, before the first meeting of the course.

 


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Undergraduate Catalog
Contents
Chapter 1 - The University
Chapter 2 - School of Architecture
Chapter 3 - Red McCombs School of Business
Chapter 4 - College of Communication
Chapter 5 - College of Education
Chapter 6 - College of Engineering
Chapter 7 - College of Fine Arts
Chapter 8 - School of Information
Chapter 9 - College of Liberal Arts
Chapter 10 - College of Natural Sciences
Chapter 11 - School of Nursing
Chapter 12 - College of Pharmacy
Chapter 13 - School of Social Work
Chapter 14 - The Faculty
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Appendix B - Degree and Course Abbreviations

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