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1801. Contemporary Issues in the World of Business

1.00 - 3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 3 credits.

Prerequisites: Open to freshmen and sophomores, others with consent of instructor.

Grading Basis: Graded

The world of business has changed. No longer can we refer to the cliche "business as usual." Today's business world is a complex, challenging and exciting place. Each section of this course will capture some aspect of that challenge and excitement. Students will be exposed to undercurrents that challenge and perplex today's managers and executives around the globe. Students should consult the scheduling booklet for specific topics offered. May be repeated in different sections for up to three credits maximum. May not be used to satisfy Junior-Senior level major requirements of the School of Business.

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2101. Principles of Managerial Accounting

Also offered as: ACCT 2101

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: ACCT 2001; open only to non-business students of sophomore or higher status.

Grading Basis: Graded

Internal reporting to managers for use in planning and controlling operating systems, for use in decision making, formulating major plans and policies, and for costing products for inventory valuation and income determination. Formerly offered as BADM 2710.

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2234. The Entrepreneurial Journey

Also offered as: MENT 2234

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to non-business majors; not open to students who have passed or are currently taking MENT or BADM 3234.

Grading Basis: Graded

Interdisciplinary introduction to entrepreneurship; evaluating benefits and risks, assessing opportunities, and considering entrepreneurship as part of academics and career. Formerly offered as MGMT 2234.

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2235. Personal Financial Literacy

Also offered as: BUSN 2235

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to non-business majors.

Grading Basis: Graded

Introduction to essential topics in personal finance for individuals and entrepreneurs. Financial literacy, personal finance topics including recordkeeping, budgeting, risk, insurance, credit, purchasing decisions, savings/investment options, income taxation of individuals and small businesses, and retirement savings.

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2236. Content Entrepreneurship

Also offered as: MENT 2236

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to non-business majors.

Grading Basis: Graded

Preparation to assess entrepreneurial opportunities as they relate to the content media sector. Building an accessible content media business to establish a unique niche, grow an audience, and create value from the content the business develops. Hiring and leading creative content and business teams; developing external networks as resources for growth; determining a strategy to guide business development; managing content production and delivery; formulating monetization strategies built on innovative business models.

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2237. Personal Brand Management

Also offered as: MKTG 2237

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to non business majors.

Grading Basis: Graded

Introduction to building, leveraging, and managing a personal brand; concepts and perspectives relevant to any student looking to build a personal brand and business. Consideration of various media to engage with target customers and businesses and how to choose among alternative media platforms and messages. Students will analyze their individual strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats; learn how to position and design a personal brand; learn how to measure personal brand assets and performance over time; and create a personal brand portfolio and a plan for marketing themselves within their chosen industry.

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2238. Legal Aspects of Name, Image, and Likeness Representation

Also offered as: BLAW 2238

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to non-business majors.

Grading Basis: Graded

The legal and ethical environment of Name, Image and Likeness Representation (NIL). The role of contract law, data privacy and integrity, trademark and intellectual property law, and the principal-agent relationship. Legal and regulatory questions related to Federal Trade Commission rules, laws regulating false and misleading advertising as well as rules specific to celebrity endorsements will also be discussed. Ethical issues related to NIL will be explored.

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2891. Foreign Study Internship

1.00 - 6.00 credits

Prerequisites: Department consent.

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Provides students the opportunity to be engaged in meaningful professional activity without the expectation of a significant level of prior academic experience in business. Consent of Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs required. Student performance will be evaluated on the basis of an appraisal by the field supervisor and a detailed written report submitted by the student. Students taking this course will be assigned a final grade of S (satisfactory) or U (unsatisfactory).

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2893. Foreign Study

1.00 - 15.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Special topics taken in a foreign study program. With a change in content, may be repeated for credit.

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3103. Business Information Systems

Also offered as: OPIM 3103

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to non-business students of sophomore or higher status. May not be taken out of sequence after passing OPIM 3505, 3506, 3211, 3212, 3223, 3777.

Grading Basis: Graded

Information needs of managers, the structure of the information systems required to fill these needs, systems development, business computing technology, and management applications within major business functional subsystems.

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3104. Operations Management

Also offered as: OPIM 3104

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to non-business students of junior or higher status.

Grading Basis: Graded

Introduction to concepts, models, and information systems applicable to the planning, design, operation and control of systems which produce goods and services. Topics include process design, facility locations, aggregate planning, inventory control, and scheduling.

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3201. Intermediate Accounting I

Also offered as: ACCT 3201

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: ACCT 2101 or BADM 2710; ECON 1200, or ECON 1201 and 1202; open only to non-Business students of junior or higher status. May not be taken out of sequence after passing ACCT or BADM 3202.

Grading Basis: Graded

An in-depth study of financial accounting, giving particular emphasis to balance sheet valuations and their relationship to income determination.

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3202. Intermediate Accounting II

Also offered as: ACCT 3202

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: BADM 3201 or ACCT 3201; open only to non-Business students of junior or higher status. May not be taken out of sequence after passing ACCT 4203 or ACCT/BADM 4243.

Grading Basis: Graded

A continuation of ACCT/BADM 3201.

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3203. Analytics for Business Intelligence

Also offered as: OPIM 3203

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to non-business majors of junior or higher status.

Grading Basis: Graded

The course introduces students to the field of analytics and business intelligence. It positions them to structure and successfully complete analytics projects. The course exemplifies and explores how businesses gather and use data as well as set up and execute business problems. Students will make use of programming tools to build predictive models. Formerly offered as BADM/OPIM 3802.

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3221. Cost Accounting

Also offered as: ACCT 3221

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: ACCT 2101 or BADM 2101; open only to non-business majors of junior or higher status.

Grading Basis: Graded

The study of (1) product costing as a basis for income determination and inventory valuation and (2) accounting concepts for planning and controlling organizational operations.

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3234. Opportunity Generation, Assessment, and Promotion

Also offered as: MENT 3234

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to non-business students of junior or higher status. It is highly recommended that students take BADM 3740 or MENT 3101, and ACCT or BADM 2101 prior to BADM 3234.

Grading Basis: Graded

A hands-on experience in opportunity development, exposing students to three distinct modules. The first, creativity and innovation, stimulates the flow of ideas. The second, feasibility analysis, runs these ideas through a comprehensive assessment framework. The third module, getting the first customer, focuses on the initial sales and marketing process needed to get the idea off the ground. Formerly offered as MGMT 3234.

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3235. Venture Planning, Management, and Growth

Also offered as: MENT 3235

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to non-BUSN students of junior or higher status. Recommended preparation: BADM or MENT 3234; BADM 3740 or MENT 3101; and ACCT or BADM 2101.

Grading Basis: Graded

An exposure to multiple facets of starting and managing new ventures in a very hands-on fashion. The course involves an integration of business skills that are required for preparing and pitching new business plans. Formerly offered as MGMT 3235.

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3252. Corporate Social Responsibility and Accountability

Also offered as: BLAW 3252, HRTS 3252, MKTG 3252

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to non-business students of junior or higher status. Not open to students who have passed or are taking HRTS 3252.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course provides an introduction to the human rights implications of multinational enterprises’ global operations. Students learn how to assess corporate social impact through a human rights framework, consider the challenges of regulating the human rights impacts of global business, analyze international policy responses, and evaluate the effectiveness of different approaches to enforcing human rights standards for corporations.

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3253. Sustainability, Markets, and Society

Also offered as: BLAW 3253, MKTG 3253

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to non-business students of junior or higher status.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course examines sustainability in the context of the natural and social ecosystems in which business operates. Students learn how the environmental and related social impacts of business are affected by the interactions of firms with laws, institutions, markets, and society. Students assess firm sustainability policies and practices and examine innovations undertaken by different business functions and industries. Students practice developing ethically-aware policies to achieve sustainability and resilience and to generate positive environmental and social outcomes.

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3254. Business Solutions for Societal Challenges

Also offered as: BLAW 3254, HRTS 3254, MKTG 3254

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to non-business students of junior or higher status. Not open to students who have passed or are taking HRTS 3254.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course provides an introduction to market-based solutions to social and human rights challenges. Students learn how to identify societal challenges from a human rights perspective and business’s role in addressing these challenges. Students will assess the modalities that businesses can adopt to generate positive social impact and will critically analyze business responses to societal challenges.

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3255. Global Issues in Marketing for Social Impact

Also offered as: MKTG 3255

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to non-business majors of junior or higher status. Not open for credit to students who have passed or are taking MKTG 5255.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course provides an overview of current local and global market-focused topics and practices that can both positively contribute to, and adversely affect, societal well-being. Students learn how to evaluate the social impact of marketing and business strategies. Students gain experience analyzing and developing business strategies for social responsibility and impact.

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3258. Marketing Strategy for Environmental and Social Impact

Also offered as: MKTG 3258

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MKTG 3101 or BADM 3750. Open only to non-business majors of junior or higher status. Not open to students who have passed or are taking MKTG 5258.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course examines strategic marketing decisions associated with creating and serving customer demand for products and services with positive social and environmental impact. Students learn to assess and plan for organization and market readiness to make and adopt such offerings and to go to market with impactful and authentic products, services, brands, and customer experiences. Students gain experience researching and presenting current readiness, designing, and positioning potential offers to connect with targeted customer segments, and developing creative briefs to guide potential promotional campaigns.

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3260. Federal Income Taxes

Also offered as: ACCT 3260

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: ACCT 3201 or BADM 3201; open only to non-Business students of junior or higher status.

Grading Basis: Graded

A study of the underlying concepts of federal income taxation. Emphasis to be placed upon the impact of taxes on business decisions.

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3265. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance for Preparers

Also offered as: ACCT 3265

2.00 credits

Prerequisites: ACCT 2001; open only to non-business majors of sophomore or higher status.

Grading Basis: Graded

IRS Certification in Basic Domestic and International Student and Scholar tax returns. Research and analyze current tax issues, interview a diverse group of real taxpayers, prepare real returns and respond to immediate feedback while working in a controlled setting under the supervision of a CPA. Students learn practical accounting and tax skills and procedures, while providing a valuable service to our community. Gives students the rare opportunity to gain technical industry experience in an academic environment. ACCT/BADM 4265 can be taken for one credit subsequent to ACCT/BADM 3265. Students in ACCT/BADM 4265 serve as qualified reviewers.

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3274. Real Estate Law

Also offered as: BLAW 3274

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: BLAW 3175 or BADM 3720; open only to non-business students of junior or higher status.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course provides an introduction to the legal and ethical aspects of real estate law. Students learn to explain and distinguish basic legal concepts related to ownership, real estate interests, real estate closings, brokerage, property management, financing methods, and taxation. Students gain practical experience navigating legal documents and performing a limited title search.

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3301. Spreadsheet Modeling for Business Analysis

Also offered as: OPIM 3301

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: OPIM or BADM 3103; Open only to non-business majors of junior or higher status.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course provides an introduction to business decision and data analysis with electronic spreadsheets in Excel, the primary quantitative analysis software in business environments. Modeling and decision techniques are covered in combination with Excel functions and tools. Applications in different business functional areas are also covered. Each student is required to bring a laptop installed with Microsoft Excel that can connect to the internet. Formerly offered as BADM/OPIM 3803.

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3302. Data Visualization

Also offered as: OPIM 3302

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: OPIM or BADM 3103; Open only to non-business majors of junior or higher status.

Grading Basis: Graded

Introduces the techniques and best practices in visualizing data. Examines cognitive function and its role in data visualization designs; showing that data visualization can reveal answers and questions alike. Utilizing state of the art software, the use of parameters, filters, calculated variables, color, space and motion to visually articulate the data are surveyed. The use of dashboards to quickly reveal data-driven information that has daily relevance to executives, managers, supervisors and line personnel are investigated. Each student is required to bring a laptop (with Windows or Mac OS) that can connect to the Internet and handle required software (see School of Business specifications). Formerly offered as BADM/OPIM 3804.

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3370. Global Marketing Strategy

Also offered as: MKTG 3370

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MKTG 3101 or BADM 3750; open only to non-business students of junior or higher status.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course focuses on developing sound marketing strategies in the global marketplace. Students learn to uncover and assess global market opportunities; analyze challenges and solutions posed by cultural, economic, and political differences; and develop effective international marketing strategies considering legal, ethical, and social sustainability issues. Students gain experience conducting research on global markets and applying their knowledge in complex business settings.

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3403. UX / UI Design

Also offered as: OPIM 3403

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: OPIM or BADM 3401; Open only to non-business majors of junior or higher status.

Grading Basis: Graded

Discusses the concepts of gamification and how to apply design thinking in a business setting. This course is practically oriented with a focus of applying user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) design. Various gamification concepts are discussed including prototyping, iterative design, and digital platform implementation. The use of point systems, digital badging, and leaderboards to engage users will be investigated. Formerly offered as OPIM 3805.

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3452. Professional Selling

Also offered as: MKTG 3452

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MKTG 3101 or BADM 3750; open only to non-business students of junior or higher status.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course provides an introduction to the role of professional selling in generating customer demand and delivering compelling customer experiences as part of the marketing mix. Students learn concepts and skills to create mutual value at each stage of the sales process, with a focus on business-to-business marketing contexts. Students gain experience interacting virtually with clients and colleagues and practice these skills in an integrated manner to win orders for an organization.

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3454. Sales Management and Leadership

Also offered as: MKTG 3454

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MKTG 3101 or BADM 3750; open only to non-business students of junior or higher status.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course provides an introduction to sales force management. Students learn to effectively work within, manage, and ultimately lead in a dynamic sales force environment from the perspectives of sales operations, sales management, sales strategy, and sales leadership. Students gain experience in executing practical selling and engagement techniques in a professional selling situation.

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3603. Project Management and Planning

Also offered as: OPIM 3603

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to non-business majors of junior or higher status. Credit will not be given if OPIM 5270 has been taken to fulfill undergraduate degree requirements.

Grading Basis: Graded

Provides an introduction to the concepts necessary for both project managers and project team members to deliver successful projects on time, on budget and in scope. The phases and knowledge areas of project management, as defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI), are covered as well as the tools and techniques in each area for successful project management. An introduction to Microsoft Project software will also be covered. Formerly offered as BADM/OPIM 3801.

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3625. Integrated Marketing Communications in the Digital Age

Also offered as: MKTG 3625

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MKTG 3101 or BADM 3750; open only to non-business students of junior or higher status.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course provides an introduction to the design, coordination, integration, and management of marketing communications in the digital age. Students learn how advertising aligns with companies' strategic goals and to develop and evaluate media strategies. Students gain experience critiquing and developing key aspects of integrated marketing communications campaigns using traditional, social, and mobile media.

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3660. International Business Law

Also offered as: BLAW 3660

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: BLAW 3175 or BADM 3720; open only to non-business students of junior or higher status.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course provides an introduction to the legal and ethical environment of international business. Students learn the foundations of the international legal system, contrast laws and values of selected regions and countries, examine international treaties and entities, identify the law applicable to international trade and business transactions, distinguish rules and procedures governing international dispute resolution, and evaluate the impact of these factors on global business operations. Students gain experience negotiating and drafting international contracts.

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3661. Marketing and Digital Analytics

Also offered as: MKTG 3661

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MKTG 3101 or BADM 3750; open only to non-business students of junior or higher status.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course provides an advanced understanding of how to analyze data to gain insights in digital marketing. Students learn to select appropriate analytical tools, conduct analyses, and extract insights from data analysis to support managerial decision making. Students gain hands-on computer-based experience with basic and advanced analytical tools, analyzing digital data sets, and making marketing decisions.

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3665. Digital Marketing

Also offered as: MKTG 3665

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MKTG 3101 or BADM 3750; open only to non-business students of junior or higher status.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course provides an introduction to digital marketing strategies. Students learn to align digital marketing strategies with companies' overall marketing goals, and to understand the major tools of digital marketing, such as web research, analytics, search engine optimization, online ads, and social media. Students gain experience developing, implementing, and evaluating digital marketing strategies.

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3673. Corporate Governance and Business Organizations

Also offered as: BLAW 3673

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: BLAW 3175 or BADM 3720; open only to non-business majors of junior or higher status.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course provides an advanced understanding of the legal, ethical, and public policy aspects of managing business organizations. Students learn how legal rules are used to establish a business organization; facilitate corporate decision making; manage the rights and duties of officers, directors, and shareholders; address financial, operational, and enterprise risks; execute corporate transactions; and ensure corporate integrity and responsibility. Students gain experience advising and assessing companies from the perspective of a manager, auditor, and investor.

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3677. The Law of Business Transactions

Also offered as: BLAW 3677

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: BLAW 3175 or BADM 3720; open only to non-Business students of junior or higher status. Not open to students who have passed or are taking BLAW 3277.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course provides an introduction to the law that shapes and guides commercial transactions. Students learn to understand and apply the legal rules governing contract formation, contract performance and breach, bankruptcy, and personal property, among other areas.

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3678. Intellectual Property Law and Ethics in the Digital Age

Also offered as: BLAW 3678

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: BLAW 3175 or BADM 3720; open only to non-business students of junior or higher status.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course provides an introduction to the legal and ethical environment of digital media. Students learn to apply intellectual property law and other legal concepts as they pertain to contemporary media and communication. Students gain experience identifying and solving legal and ethical dilemmas encountered by digital media and technology firms and to evaluate the global legal implications of digital media use.

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3681. Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship

Also offered as: BLAW 3681

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: BLAW 3175 or BADM 3720; open only to non-business students of junior or higher status.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course provides an introduction to legal and ethical issues affecting new and growing businesses. Students learn to distinguish and choose between legal forms for the business, identify, evaluate, and protect against legal risk inherent in starting, running, expanding and liquidating a business. Students gain experience protecting valuable assets by legal means.

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3720. The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

Also offered as: BLAW 3175

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to non-Business students of sophomore or higher status. May not be taken out of sequence after passing BADM/BLAW 3274, 3660, or BLAW 3277.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course provides an introduction to law, ethics, and social responsibility, and the foundation for advanced business law electives. Students learn to evaluate the impact of the legal and regulatory system on business operations, consider the role and functioning of legal institutions, and apply legal rules such as the Uniform Commercial Code to anticipate and avoid liability. Students gain experience identifying and solving legal and ethical problems using analytical tools.

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3730. Financial Management

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: ACCT 2001; ECON 1200 or both ECON 1201 and 1202; MATH 1070Q, 1071Q, 1120Q, 1121Q, 1125Q, 1126Q, 1131Q, or 1151Q; STAT 1000Q or 1100Q; open only to non-Business students of junior or higher status. Not open for credit to students who have passed or are taking FNCE 3101.

Grading Basis: Graded

An introductory examination of how a business plans its needs for funds, raises the necessary funds, and invests them to attain its goals. Will not substitute for FNCE 3101 for students who enter the School of Business. May not be used to satisfy Junior-Senior level major requirements of the School of Business.

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3740. Managerial and Interpersonal Behavior

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to juniors or higher. Not open to students who have passed or are taking MENT 3101.

Grading Basis: Graded

Topics covered include individual work motivation, interpersonal communications in organizations, team building and group processes, leadership, decision-making, and understanding and managing cultural diversity. Classes will emphasize interpersonal and leadership skill-building through the inclusion of exercises which rely on active participation of class members. May substitute for MENT 3101 for Business majors.

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3741. Foundations of Venture Capital

Also offered as: MENT 3741

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to non-business students of sophomore or higher status.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course introduces students to venture capital investing, one of the primary ways that early-stage entrepreneurial firms acquire funding for growth. This interdisciplinary course requires no prior knowledge and seeks to nurture interest and enthusiasm for venture capital investing and entrepreneurship. Students learn the structure of the venture capital industry, how venture firms operate, and key components of venture deals. The course helps students assess whether participation in Hillside Ventures – UConn’s student-led venture investing fund might be part of their UConn career.

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3742. Venture Investment Sourcing and Analysis

Also offered as: MENT 3742

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to non-business majors of junior or higher status. Consent of instructor and Department Head required. Recommended preparation: MENT 3741 or BADM 3741.

Grading Basis: Graded

Students learn to apply venture investment concepts and tools by engaging in real venture investing as part of Hillside Ventures – UConn’s student-led venture investing fund. The course teaches students skills for sourcing potential deals, communicating with founders, and completing multi-faceted analyses of each opportunity. Students learn from industry experts and build their own network of founders, investors, and topic experts to support their hands-on skill development.

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3750. Introduction to Marketing Management

Also offered as: MKTG 3101

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: C in ACCT 2001; ECON 1200 or 1201/1202; ENGL 1007/1010/1011/2011; MATH 1070/1071, or 1131 and 1070/1132, or 1125,1126 and 1132/1070; STAT 1000 or 1100; open to non-BUSN jrs+. No out of sequence BADM 3625, 3753, 3757.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course provides an introduction to key marketing principles and the foundation for advanced marketing electives. Students learn to explain the role of marketing in organizations, evaluate strategies and formulate recommendations. Students gain experience in using data to develop and effectively communicate marketing decisions.

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3753. Entrepreneurial Marketing

Also offered as: MKTG 3753

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MKTG 3101 or BADM 3750; open only to non-business students of junior or higher status.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course provides an introduction to the role of marketing in introducing new products and services. Students learn to assess market potential, develop marketing strategies, and make decisions with limited resources and under market uncertainty.

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3757. Strategic Brand Management

Also offered as: MKTG 3757

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MKTG 3101 or BADM 3750; open only to non-business students of junior or higher status.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course provides an introduction to building, leveraging, and enhancing brand equity and making strategic brand decisions. Students learn to design brands, build brand communities, measure brand performance, manage a brand portfolio, and conduct brand assessments.

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4243. Assurance Services

Also offered as: ACCT 4243

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: BADM 3202 or ACCT 3202; open only to non-Business students of junior or higher status.

Grading Basis: Graded

Focuses on issues relevant to the public accounting profession, such as legal liability and ethics, audit risk analysis, planning of audit engagements, audit reports, and other assurance services and reports. Students will learn to think critically about issues facing the accounting profession, primarily by analyzing cases and completing a number of individual and group research projects.

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4265. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance for Reviewers

1.00 credits

Prerequisites: ACCT 3265 or BADM 3265; open only to non-business majors of sophomore or higher status. Not open for credit for students in or who have completed ACCT 4265.

Grading Basis: Graded

Advanced IRS Certification in Domestic and International Student and Scholar tax returns. Research and analyze current tax issues on an advanced level, with supervisory responsibility, while working in a controlled setting under the supervision of a CPA. Students develop mentoring skills as well as supplement practical accounting and tax skills, while providing a valuable service to our community. Gives students the rare opportunity to gain technical industry experience in an academic environment.

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4741. Advanced Venture Investing

Also offered as: MENT 4741

3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 6 credits.

Prerequisites: MENT 3742 or BADM 3742; open only to non-business students of junior or higher status; consent of instructor and Department Head required.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course strengthens students’ understanding of what constitutes a quality venture capital investment opportunity through their role in Hillside Ventures – UConn’s student-led venture investing fund. Members in this class lead teams through the venture investment cycle including sourcing investment opportunities, evaluating growth potential, completing due diligence assessments, and developing and finalizing deal terms.

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4742. Leading a Venture Fund

Also offered as: MENT 4742

3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 6 credits.

Prerequisites: MENT 4741 or BADM 4741; open only to non-business majors of junior or higher status; consent of instructor and Department Head required.

Grading Basis: Graded

These students lead in all phases of managing a student-led venture capital fund including designing processes and structures for making high quality investments, leading student peers, and communicating with external constituencies.

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4881. Internship in Business Administration

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: Open to juniors or higher; consent of the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs required.

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Provides students with an opportunity for a supervised internship relevant to one or more major areas within the School. Students will work under the supervision of one or more professionals in the specialty in question. Student performance will be evaluated on the basis of an appraisal by the field supervisor and a detailed written report, submitted by the student. Students taking this course will be assigned a final grade of S (satisfactory) or U (unsatisfactory).

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4882. Practicum in Professional Sales

Also offered as: MKTG 4882

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MKTG 3101 or BADM 3750 and consent of instructor; open only to non-business majors of junior or higher status.

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Course credit for a professional sales internship. Students are responsible for obtaining an internship with a host company in the field of professional sales. Student performance will be evaluated based on an appraisal by the host company and a detailed written report submitted by the student. Students taking this course will be assigned a final grade of S (satisfactory) or U (unsatisfactory).

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4893. Foreign Study

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: Open to juniors or higher.

Grading Basis: Graded

Special topics taken in a foreign study program.

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4895. Special Topics

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: Announced separately for each course offering; not open to students in the School of Business; open to juniors or higher.

Grading Basis: Graded

Classroom course in special topics in business administration as announced in advance for each semester. With a change in content, may be repeated for credit. May not be used to satisfy Junior-Senior level major requirements of the school of Business.

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