Business Management Courses
MGM 301, 302, 303. Internship. 1-3 hours credit, on demand
Provides students with an opportunity for practical application of business concepts under the direct supervision of an appropriate professional. Prospective interns are screened by the department and supervising employer. Credit given at the rate of one semester-hour for each block of 50 hours worked, up to a maximum of three hours per placement. May be repeated for additional credit; no more than six hours may be applied to degrees. Co-/Prerequisite: all lower division business core courses and consent of department's intern coordinator.
MGM 313. Principles of Management. 3 hours credit, fall
An introduction to the management processes of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. The theory and history of management; decision making, policy planning, organization planning, supervising, coordinating and controlling, and personnel management are studied. Prerequisite: junior standing.
MGM 333. Management Information Systems. 3 hours credit, fall, crosslisted as ACC 333.
A comprehensive study of organizational needs for information and an introduction to the integrated management information system. Info is studied as an organizational resource. Concepts underlying the analysis design use control and audit of accounting information system will be studied. The class will look at several examples of accounting systems and each student will get an in-depth look at one system. Prerequisite: ACC 223; Co-/Prerequisite: BUS 143.
MGM 343. Human Resource Management. 3 hours credit, fall
The methods and techniques of personnel management will be examined. Emphasis is placed upon proper procedures in recruitment, selection, motivation, promotion, training, performance evaluation, and compensation. Course focuses on contemporary personnel management issues. Prerequisite: 313 and junior standing.
MGM 373. Small Business Management. 3 hours credit, spring
Theory, general principles and practice required to initiate and manage a small business successfully. The development of policies, methods, and managerial strategies to accommodate the rapidly changing business environment is studied. Co-/Prerequisite: 313 and junior standing.
MGM 413. Organizational Behavior. 3 hours credit, spring. Crosslisted as PSY 413.
An integration of social sciences as they affect people at work. The organization is analyzed from the standpoint of three interacting systems: the individual, the group, and the organization itself. Emphasis is placed on managing organizational behavior.
MGM 433. Production/Operations Management. 3 hours credit, fall
A study of the production operations function in business, including the creation of both goods and services. Study is centered on design, location, and operation of the productive system and its interrelationship with other systems in the organization. Special emphasis is placed on the use of quantitative techniques in decision-making. Prerequisite: 313, MTH 163 and junior standing as a business major.
MGM 483. Seminar in Business Policy. 3 hours credit, spring
A capstone seminar which draws together the concepts and tools studied in previous business courses. Uses the case method of instruction. Affords practice in analyzing authentic managerial problems in free enterprise from the varying viewpoints of diverse disciplines, and practice in forming workable solutions which consider both technical factors and human ones. Gives particular attention to the standards of conduct appropriate for Christian leaders. Co-/Prerequisites: senior standing and all other business core courses.