Applied Management Courses

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AMGT 300|Management & Organization Theory

5 Credits

This is a survey course in the fundamental principles of management and organization. The course covers the various roles of the manager and the basic managerial functions. It also looks at the fundamentals of organizations from a "macro" (overall) perspective. The final project is a comprehensive analysis of a real organization (profit or non-profit). Class must be passed with a 2.0 or better to count for BAS-Applied Management degree.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: meets the criteria for acceptance into a BAS/BSN program, completion of a two-year degree or equivalent, or instructor approval.

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AMGT 310|Operations Management

5 Credits

This course helps students understand the role of operations management in an organization. Students will understand how the operations function transforms inputs to outputs in an efficient manner. The course covers the role of the operations manager in the design, implementation, and control of the organization's transformation processes, as well as the key role that issues of quality play in those processes. As a final project, each student applies techniques of operations management to a real business problem. Class must be passed with a 2.0 or better to count for BAS-Applied Management degree.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: meets the criteria for acceptance into a BAS/BSN program, completion of a two-year degree or equivalent, or instructor approval.

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AMGT 317|BAS Special Topics

1–5 Credits

An opportunity to participate in a class dealing with special topics related to applied management that are not covered in depth in the existing curriculum. Topics chosen relate to emerging issues in management/business or topics of regional interest within the management/business arena. Class must be passed with a 2.0 or better to count for BAS-Applied Management degree.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: meets the criteria for acceptance into a BAS/BSN program, completion of a two-year degree or equivalent, and instructor approval.

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AMGT 320|Leadership & Organization Behavior

5 Credits

This course examines the theory and practice of leadership and organization behavior as it relates to all types of organizations. The course looks at the organization from the "micro" perspective of groups and teams. The final project requires each student to conduct a complete analysis of their own leadership style and philosophy, and how their leadership style could impact their organization and its members. Class must be passed with a 2.0 or better to count for BAS-Applied Management degree.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: meets the criteria for acceptance into a BAS/BSN program, completion of a two-year degree or equivalent, or instructor approval.

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AMGT 330|Legal Issues for Business & Managers

5 Credits

This course explores the state and federal laws that affect management behavior and organizational practices including contracts, business organizations, employment law, products liability, safety issues, and environmental regulation. This course pays special attention to issues surrounding business start-up and intellectual property. Each student develops a portfolio/notebook of topics related to their career choice. Class must be passed with a 2.0 or better to count for BAS-Applied Management degree.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: meets the criteria for acceptance into a BAS/BSN program, completion of a two-year degree or equivalent, or instructor approval.

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AMGT 340|Information Technology and Applications

5 Credits

This course encompasses technology innovation and strategy for managers and entrepreneurs including understanding technological change, innovations, and strategy. Topics include: technology evolution, adoption, competitive advantage, costs and benefits, and collaborative strategies including Web 2.0. Each student develops and presents a technology plan, using software, for a company or business as a final project. Class must be passed with a 2.0 or better to count for BAS-Applied Management degree.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: meets the criteria for acceptance into a BAS/BSN program, completion of a two-year degree or equivalent, or instructor approval.

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AMGT 350|Marketing for Managers

5 Credits

This course helps develop the marketing knowledge and skills necessary for the successful manager of a profit or not-for-profit organization, including business start-ups. Topics include understanding marketing concepts, including the development of and the execution of a marketing strategy. The course focuses on niche, business-to-business and business-to-government marketing as well as the marketing of services. The final project is to develop a marketing plan. Class must be passed with a 2.0 or better to count for BAS-Applied Management degree.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: meets the criteria for acceptance into a BAS/BSN program, completion of a two-year degree or equivalent, or instructor approval.

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AMGT 360|Business Planning and Strategy

5 Credits

This course provides the fundamentals of strategic planning and business strategy for practicing managers. Topics include the nature and importance of formal planning, strategy formulation and implementation. The final project is completion of a strategic plan for a real organization/business. Class must be passed with a 2.0 or better to count for BAS-Applied Management degree.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: meets the criteria for acceptance into a BAS/BSN program, completion of a two-year degree or equivalent, or instructor approval.

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AMGT 389|BAS Independent Study

1–5 Credits

A class designed to explore a specific topic of special interest. Students are required to work 55 hours to earn one credit hour. Class must be passed with a 2.0 or better to count for BAS-Applied Management degree.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: meets the criteria for acceptance into a BAS/BSN program, completion of a two-year degree or equivalent, and instructor approval.

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AMGT 400|Financial and Managerial Accounting

5 Credits

This course covers accounting theory, application, and language, with an emphasis from a manager's perspective. Topics include: balance sheets, income statements, and statements of cash flows, financial statement analysis, cost behavior, and capital budgeting. Each student completes an accounting project designed to integrate course topics into a business project. Class must be passed with a 2.0 or better to count for BAS-Applied Management degree.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: meets the criteria for acceptance into a BAS/BSN program, completion of a two-year degree or equivalent, or instructor approval.

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AMGT 417|BAS Special Topics

1–5 Credits

An opportunity to participate in a class dealing with special topics related to applied management that are not covered in depth in the existing curriculum. Topics chosen relate to emerging issues in management/business or topics of regional interest within the management/business arena. Class must be passed with a 2.0 or better to count for BAS-Applied Management degree.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: meets the criteria for acceptance into a BAS/BSN program, completion of a two-year degree or equivalent, and instructor approval.

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AMGT 420|Human Resource Management

5 Credits

This course examines the major trends in human resources management, including problems and issues faced by organizations and individuals in times of change. Students learn the responsibilities of the human resources department and the roles that that every manager plays, both as a supervisor and as a client of the human resources department. Each student selects a class topic and plans how to apply that to a business/company project. Class must be passed with a 2.0 or better to count for BAS-Applied Management degree.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: meets the criteria for acceptance into a BAS/BSN program, completion of a two-year degree or equivalent, or instructor approval.

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AMGT 430|Fundamentals of Financial Management

5 Credits

This course covers basic financial tools and principles including short-term and long-term financial and investment decisions. Topics include: financial statement analysis, the time value of money, capital budgeting, the cost of capital, dividend policies, and working capital. A final project is to apply course concepts to a business related to their career choice. Class must be passed with a 2.0 or better to count for BAS-Applied Management degree.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: AMGT 400 with a minimum grade of 2.0 or ACCT& 203 with a minimum grade of 2.0 and meets the criteria for acceptance into a BAS/BSN program, completion of a two-year degree or equivalent, or instructor approval.

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AMGT 470|BAS Internship

1–5 Credits

This course is designed to provide students with major-related, supervised, evaluated practical training work experiences which may be paid or voluntary. Students are graded on the basis of documented learning acquired through hands-on new experiences in an actual work setting.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: meets the criteria for acceptance into a BAS/BSN program, completion of a two-year degree or equivalent, and instructor approval.

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AMGT 480|Business Strategy Capstone

5 Credits

This course provides the opportunity for students to demonstrate that they have learned the material and concepts from the program and can apply it in the real world. It provides students the opportunity to do a comprehensive analysis of an on-going business and develop a long range, strategic plan including implementation and recommendations for change. Class must be passed with a 2.0 or better to count for BAS-Applied Management degree.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: AMGT 300, 310, 320, 330, and 400. Additionally, you must have taken or be concurrently taking AMGT 340, 360, and 430. All prerequisites must be passed with a 2.0 or better.

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AMGT 489|BAS Independent Study

1–5 Credits

A class designed to explore a specific topic of special interest. Students are required to work 55 hours to earn one credit hour. Class must be passed with a 2.0 or better to count for BAS-Applied Management degree.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: meets the criteria for acceptance into a BAS/BSN program, completion of a two-year degree or equivalent, and instructor approval.

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