Management Course Descriptions
BUS 322 - HR Management is required, then choose 15 credits from the following classes.
BUS 322 Human Resource Management
This course applies basic principles of psychology, sociology and human relations to personnel management functions, including job design, labor requirements, recruiting, selection, training and development, performance appraisal, compensation, safety and health, and labor relations. Prerequisite: BUS 220.
BUS 315 Leadership & Communication
Students will study principles and examples of leadership, with special emphasis on servant leadership and developing the communication skills essential to effective leadership.
BUS 320 Supervisory Management
Many organizational trends today: downsizing, cost cutting, employee empowerment, flexible hours and diversity issues are all impacting the way supervisors deal with employees in the workplace. Students will understand all of these concepts and working through people to maximize productivity while maintaining a positive work environment. Prerequisite: BUS220
BUS 321 Organizational Behavior
Refer to SOC 321.
BUS 330 Readings in Management
This course focuses on understanding the management concepts and marketing concepts taught in the Principles of Management and or Supervisory Management courses as well as Marketing and Leadership. The student will use critical thinking skills and focus is on terms that were learned in the classes listed above. Prerequisite BUS220
BUS 355 Cost Accounting
Students will study principles of cost accounting, planning, control and analysis.This course includes job order and process costing. Prerequisite: BUS 152.
BUS 366 Employment Law
This course reviews legal principles that apply to various aspects of human resource management.
BUS 374 Retail Management
This course is a comprehensive study of retail management, with an emphasis on small business. Prerequisite: BUS 371 or consent of instructor.
BUS 377 Consumer Behavior
This course develops awareness of various aspects of consumer motivation and behavior. It provides an understanding of influences of business and environment and ways each affects consumer purchase decisions. Prerequisite: BUS371
BUS 383 Contemporary Issues in Business
This course is an introduction to selected issues in business management. It includes review of basic concepts and tools such as in project management.
BUS 384 International Business
Introduction to key international aspects of business management. Includes consideration of the global nature of business, cross-cultural issues faced by business, and key resources and issues related to effectively managing the international aspects of business.
BUS 450 Business Internship
Students will gain advanced fieldworkexperience. It may be part time or full time,but involves work at the managerial level.Prerequisites: Business Core and consent ofInstructor.
BUS 471 Marketing Management
Students will learn to identify and explain important concepts of marketing management and apply them to practical situations. Students will become acquainted with the roles, responsibilities, and tools of the marketing manager. Students also will become familiar with developing marketing plans and planning and executing marketing strategies. Prerequisite BUS371
COM 365 Interviewing
This course introduces students to the theory and practice of interviewing. Students research and develop interview instruments, conduct interviews, and examine the ethics of interviewing. Assignments include information, employment and persuasive interviews.
ENG 215 Business and Technical Writing
Introduces students to professional expectations for written communication in the workplace and on the web. Students will develop an understanding of purpose and audience while writing and revising a variety of goal-oriented projects. In preparation for a research project, students will develop a variety of texts, including memos, letters, analytical reports, presentation and proposals. Prerequisite ENG111
SOC 312 Methods of Social Research
This course is an introduction to theresearch process as applied to social andpsychological subjects. Students will studyproblem formulation, research design,instrument design, project administration,data analysis and interpretation, reportwriting and issues in research. A researchproject is required. Students interested inobtaining a social work license in SouthDakota or graduate study in sociology needthis course.
ECO 336 Economics of Development
Students will study objectives, theories and problems of development at the international, state and local levels.
ECO 338 Managerial Economics
Application of economic concepts, principles and tools to the analysis of a variety of management problems. Pre-requisites: ECO232
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