Sophomore

COSC A280 Introduction to Computer Graphics
3.00 crs.

This course familiarizes students with basic aspects of computer graphics: Topics include Java 2D fundamentals, geometry, painting, stroking, interactivity, color theory, animation, and affine transforms.

Sophomore
CMMN A291 Internship
3.00 crs.

An internship is supervised practical experience. May be repeated for credit when workplace varies.

Sophomore, Required for Mass Communication majors
ENGL A311 Writing Fiction
3.00 crs.

This course offers intermediate instruction in writing short fiction. Focusing on the form and theory of the genre, the course employs a workshop format and individual conferences with the instructor to critique student writing. Students read widely and analyze published short stories as well as peer work.

Sophomore, or permission of instructor
ENGL A312 Writing Poetry
3.00 crs.

This course offers intermediate instruction in writing poetry. Focusing on the form and theory of the genre, the course employs a workshop format and individual conferences with the instructor to critique student writing. Students read widely and analyze published poems as well as peer work.

Sophomore, or permission of instructor
ENGL A313 Screenwriting I
3.00 crs.

This course is the first in a two-part sequence on screenwriting. Students learn formatting and elements of screenwriting by adapting a short story into a script for a short film. Each student also develops a story and completes as the final project a treatment for an original feature-length screenplay to be written in ENGL A314. Upon completion of the course, students have a foundation in the craft of screenwriting necessary to complete a feature-length screenplay.

Sophomore, or permission of instructor
ENGL A314 Screenwriting II
3.00 crs.

This course is the second in a two-part sequence on the craft of feature screenwriting. In the first weeks of the semester, students begin writing a screenplay based on the treatment they wrote and revised in ENGL A313. Each student writes an original feature-length screenplay as the final project, a draft of which is completed by mid-term. These drafts are critiqued in a workshop and revised over the second half of the semester.

Sophomore, or permission of instructor
ENGL A314 Screenwriting II
3.00 crs.

This course is the second in a two-part sequence on the craft of feature screenwriting. In the first weeks of the semester, students begin writing a screenplay based on the treatment they wrote and revised in ENGL A313. Each student writes an original feature-length screenplay as the final project, a draft of which is completed by mid-term. These drafts are critiqued in a workshop and revised over the second half of the semester.

Sophomore, or permission of instructor
COSC A315 Computer Organization
3.00 crs.

This course introduces the topics of digital logic, digital systems, machine level representation of data, assembly level machine organization, memory system organization, I/O, and communication.

Sophomore
ENGL A316 Medieval Literature
3.00 crs.

This courses offers a broad introduction to texts written in the British Isles between the beginning of the eighth century and the end of the fifteenth. Students study a wide array of medieval literary genres and their conventions. Further reading and discussion are devoted to the literary, historical, political, cultural, artistic, philosophical, and theological contexts for the various modes of written expression studied in the course.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A316 Medieval Literature
3.00 crs.

This courses offers a broad introduction to texts written in the British Isles between the beginning of the eighth century and the end of the fifteenth. Students study a wide array of medieval literary genres and their conventions. Further reading and discussion are devoted to the literary, historical, political, cultural, artistic, philosophical, and theological contexts for the various modes of written expression studied in the course.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
COSC A317 Data Structures
3.00 crs.

This course covers the basics of data structures, such as abstract data types, linked lists, stacks, queues, trees, and graphs. Applications to a number of problems, both practical and theoretical, are studied,  including sorting, searching, and changing from recursion to iteration.

Sophomore
ENGL A317 Writing the Short Script
3.00 crs.

Writing the Short Script focuses on monologues, dialogues and short scripts. Designed to strengthen the dialogue and blocking skills of students interested in writing fiction, nonfiction, screenplays and stage plays, the course combines readings of modern and contemporary literature with workshop discussions and individual conferences with the instructor about writing assignments.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A317 Writing the Short Script
3.00 crs.

Writing the Short Script focuses on monologues, dialogues and short scripts. Designed to strengthen the dialogue and blocking skills of students interested in writing fiction, nonfiction, screenplays and stage plays, the course combines readings of modern and contemporary literature with workshop discussions and individual conferences with the instructor about writing assignments.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
COSC A319 Internet Technologies
3.00 crs.

This course explores the concepts and technologies that are used in modern Internet systems, and provides the necessary skills and knowledge of software technologies needed for creating Internet/Web services. It is designed to expose students to web content presentation and generation technologies, programming, and building multi-tiered client/server web applications.

Sophomore
ENGL A324 Early Shakespeare
3.00 crs.

This course provides an introduction to the dramatic and poetic works from Shakespeare's literary “apprenticeship” of the early 1590s to 1600. Situating Shakespeare’s works in their dynamic historical context—including the Protestant Reformation, the age of exploration, the rise of capitalism, the urban landscape of London, and the popular new public theatres—we study how these plays and poems spoke to Renaissance auditors and how they pose timeless questions for new audiences.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A324 Early Shakespeare
3.00 crs.

This course provides an introduction to the dramatic and poetic works from Shakespeare's literary “apprenticeship” of the early 1590s to 1600. Situating Shakespeare’s works in their dynamic historical context—including the Protestant Reformation, the age of exploration, the rise of capitalism, the urban landscape of London, and the popular new public theatres—we study how these plays and poems spoke to Renaissance auditors and how they pose timeless questions for new audiences.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A325 Late Shakespeare
3.00 crs.

This course focuses on Shakespeare's works after 1600. Established by this time as a successful playwright and poet, Shakespeare takes greater risks with language, form, and themes in this second half of his career. Tracking these innovations through his late comedies and the genres of tragedy and romance that he preferred during this time, we attend to Shakespeare's work in its broader cultural and artistic context.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A325 Late Shakespeare
3.00 crs.

This course focuses on Shakespeare's works after 1600. Established by this time as a successful playwright and poet, Shakespeare takes greater risks with language, form, and themes in this second half of his career. Tracking these innovations through his late comedies and the genres of tragedy and romance that he preferred during this time, we attend to Shakespeare's work in its broader cultural and artistic context.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A330 Modern European Fiction in Translation
3.00 crs.

This course is an introduction to the modern European novel. Attention is given to the major writers in French, German, Russian, and Spanish. (European writers most notable for their shorter fiction are covered in ENGL A246 Modern Short Fiction.)

Sophomore
ENGL A330 Modern European Fiction in Translation
3.00 crs.

This course is an introduction to the modern European novel. Attention is given to the major writers in French, German, Russian, and Spanish. (European writers most notable for their shorter fiction are covered in ENGL A246 Modern Short Fiction.)

Sophomore
ENGL A331 Introduction to African-American Literature
3.00 crs.

This course is a survey of African-American literature from the late 18th-century through Reconstruction to 1900.  The course examines various types of African-American literary and cultural productions, including folk narratives, autobiographies, slave narratives, essays, speeches, poetry, and short fiction, as well as the historical, cultural, socio-political and literary contexts in which they were produced.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A331 Introduction to African-American Literature
3.00 crs.

This course is a survey of African-American literature from the late 18th-century through Reconstruction to 1900.  The course examines various types of African-American literary and cultural productions, including folk narratives, autobiographies, slave narratives, essays, speeches, poetry, and short fiction, as well as the historical, cultural, socio-political and literary contexts in which they were produced.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A332 African-American Literature Since 1900
3.00 crs.

This course is a survey of African-American literature after 1900, providing an historical and cultural study of the foundational writers, themes, and genres of African-American literary production of the era. The course provides a conceptual framework for this literature, evaluates key terms, ideas, literary periods, constructions and representations of African-American identity and race, and the contributions of African-American writers to American literature and culture.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A332 African-American Literature Since 1900
3.00 crs.

This course is a survey of African-American literature after 1900, providing an historical and cultural study of the foundational writers, themes, and genres of African-American literary production of the era. The course provides a conceptual framework for this literature, evaluates key terms, ideas, literary periods, constructions and representations of African-American identity and race, and the contributions of African-American writers to American literature and culture.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
LAS A335 Postcolonial Literatures
3.00 crs.

This course is a survey of postcolonial literatures from Africa, India, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Postcolonial literature largely emerged in the second half of the twentieth century, after people across the global South gained political independence from Western colonizers.  Readings focus on both the counter-narratives of history, memory, and identity that were central literary concerns after independence and more recent literary trends that explore globalization, cosmopolitanism, multilingualism, and migration.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
LAS A335 Postcolonial Literatures
3.00 crs.

This course is a survey of postcolonial literatures from Africa, India, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Postcolonial literature largely emerged in the second half of the twentieth century, after people across the global South gained political independence from Western colonizers.  Readings focus on both the counter-narratives of history, memory, and identity that were central literary concerns after independence and more recent literary trends that explore globalization, cosmopolitanism, multilingualism, and migration.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A335 Postcolonial Literatures
3.00 crs.

This course is a survey of postcolonial literatures from Africa, India, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Postcolonial literature largely emerged in the second half of the twentieth century, after people across the global South gained political independence from Western colonizers.  Readings focus on both the counter-narratives of history, memory, and identity that were central literary concerns after independence and more recent literary trends that explore globalization, cosmopolitanism, multilingualism, and migration.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A335 Postcolonial Literatures
3.00 crs.

This course is a survey of postcolonial literatures from Africa, India, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Postcolonial literature largely emerged in the second half of the twentieth century, after people across the global South gained political independence from Western colonizers.  Readings focus on both the counter-narratives of history, memory, and identity that were central literary concerns after independence and more recent literary trends that explore globalization, cosmopolitanism, multilingualism, and migration.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A340 Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales
3.00 crs.

This course explores the variety and complexity of Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. Students approach the Tales as an anthology of literary forms current in fourteenth-century England and consider Chaucer’s genius in subverting the conventions of these forms. Students analyze selected tales from a variety of critical positions while also attending to the influence of 14th-century politics, religion, science, and art on the development of Chaucer’s poetry.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A340 Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales
3.00 crs.

This course explores the variety and complexity of Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. Students approach the Tales as an anthology of literary forms current in fourteenth-century England and consider Chaucer’s genius in subverting the conventions of these forms. Students analyze selected tales from a variety of critical positions while also attending to the influence of 14th-century politics, religion, science, and art on the development of Chaucer’s poetry.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A346 Renaissance Poetry
3.00 crs.

This course surveys English lyric poetry of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries by poets such as Wyatt, Sidney, Spenser, Whitney, Donne, Herbert, and Wroth. We consider how poets imagine, structure, and transform their craft at this time of both classical revival and extraordinary innovation.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A346 Renaissance Poetry
3.00 crs.

This course surveys English lyric poetry of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries by poets such as Wyatt, Sidney, Spenser, Whitney, Donne, Herbert, and Wroth. We consider how poets imagine, structure, and transform their craft at this time of both classical revival and extraordinary innovation.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A348 Modern Poetry
3.00 crs.

This course surveys the major figures in England and America from Whitman to the beginning of World War II, such as Yeats, Pound, Eliot, Frost, Stevens, Williams, and Auden.

Prerequisite
Sophomore
ENGL A349 Twentieth-century American Fiction
3.00 crs.

This course examines American novels and short stories from 1900 to the turn of the twenty-first century, exploring such movements as realism, naturalism, regionalism, modernism, ethnic writing, and postmodernism.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A349 Twentieth-century American Fiction
3.00 crs.

This course examines American novels and short stories from 1900 to the turn of the twenty-first century, exploring such movements as realism, naturalism, regionalism, modernism, ethnic writing, and postmodernism.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A350 New Orleans in Literature
3.00 crs.

This course examines the relationship between literature and place focusing on literary representations of New Orleans from the 1830s to the present. Readings include drama, poetry, and prose by natives and non-natives whose work both represents and constructs the mystique of the city.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A350 New Orleans in Literature
3.00 crs.

This course examines the relationship between literature and place focusing on literary representations of New Orleans from the 1830s to the present. Readings include drama, poetry, and prose by natives and non-natives whose work both represents and constructs the mystique of the city.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A351 Louisiana Literature
3.00 crs.

This course explores the writers and literary traditions of Louisiana in the context of local, regional, and national concerns.  Readings include works of fiction, drama, and poetry from the colonial period to the present.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A351 Louisiana Literature
3.00 crs.

This course explores the writers and literary traditions of Louisiana in the context of local, regional, and national concerns.  Readings include works of fiction, drama, and poetry from the colonial period to the present.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A352 Literature and Environment
3.00 crs.

This course explores shifting definitions and concepts of nature, environment, and ecology in a range of literary texts across different time periods, forms, and modes of aesthetic experimentation.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A352 Literature and Environment
3.00 crs.

This course explores shifting definitions and concepts of nature, environment, and ecology in a range of literary texts across different time periods, forms, and modes of aesthetic experimentation.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
COSC A361 Languages and Paradigms
3.00 crs.

This course is a survey of languages and paradigms. Topics include parameters, data types, abstract data types, storage issues, static/dynamic attributes, and software abstractions. Emphasis is on the procedural paradigm with introduction and comparison to the object-oriented paradigm, the logic paradigm, and other paradigms.

Sophomore
COSC A365 Operating Systems
3.00 crs.

Topics include an introduction to operating systems; process, memory, and storage management; protection and security; distributed systems; and case studies.

Prerequisite
Sophomore
ENGL A372 Studies in American Cinema
3.00 crs.

This is a special topics course that offers students the opportunity to study film directors, genres, or ideological films.  This course may be repeated when topics change.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A372 Studies in American Cinema
3.00 crs.

This is a special topics course that offers students the opportunity to study film directors, genres, or ideological films.  This course may be repeated when topics change.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A373 The Black Writer in America
3.00 crs.

This course highlights the contributions of African-American writers to the literary traditions of the United States. Those contributions are virtually contemporary with the colonization of North America and shapes the themes and genres of American literature for the next three hundred years: from the slave narrative to local color fiction, from the Harlem Renaissance and the Civil Rights movement to contemporary writers.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A373 The Black Writer in America
3.00 crs.

This course highlights the contributions of African-American writers to the literary traditions of the United States. Those contributions are virtually contemporary with the colonization of North America and shapes the themes and genres of American literature for the next three hundred years: from the slave narrative to local color fiction, from the Harlem Renaissance and the Civil Rights movement to contemporary writers.

Sophomore, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
CMMN A380 Current Trends
3.00 crs.

Each offering of the course is different, since the content of the course is based on current issues and developments within the media. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. The 300-level focuses on media skills.

Sophomore
CMMN A380 Travel Journalism
3.00 crs.

This course provide an introduction to travel journalism: what it is; what it can be and what it may evolve into in an era of mobile media. Students learn to convey the essence of place through nonfiction writing.

Sophomore
CMMN A380 Tropical Communications
3.00 crs.

An overview of the ecology of tropical ecosystems coupled with approaches to covering issues especially pertinent to the tropics, followed by two weeks in the field in a tropical country studying the plants and animals in several different ecological zones: coral reefs, pine savannah, rain forest, mangrove swamps.

Sophomore
COSC A405 Artificial Intelligence
3.00 crs.

This course teaches the fundamentals of artificial intelligence, including problem solving techniques, search, heuristic methods, and knowledge representation. Topics include ALL programming, expert systems, and an introduction to natural language processing.

Sophomore
Corequisites:
COSC A406 Machine Learning
3.00 crs.

Machine learning is the science of getting computers to act without being explicitly programmed. Topics include effective machine learning techniques, implementation, and the theoretical underpinnings of learning and AI.

Sophomore
CMMN A410 Nonprofit Communication
3.00 crs.

An analysis of the nonprofit and public sector industry and integrated communications within these organizations. Students study organizational typologies and classifications, social and ethical issues, theories of public vs. private and how these affect message, publics, and media issues. The course includes classic and contemporary readings.

Sophomore
COSC A430 Database Management Systems
3.00 crs.

This course is concerned with the internals and externals of database management systems, as well as data modeling techniques. Topics include features of database management systems (DBMS) and database users; data modeling; relational data models and languages; constraints and triggers; system aspects; object-oriented databases; logical query languages; data storage; query processing and optimization; transaction processing and concurrency control; and information integration.

Sophomore
CMMN A450 History of Journalism
3.00 crs.

This course examines the development of American journalism from the colonial period to the present.

Sophomore
CMMN A451 Media and American Courts
3.00 crs.

This course helps students develop an understanding of free press/fair trial issues (including historical perspective, significant people, current controversies and academic research) as well as an appreciation of award-winning coverage of the judicial system.

Sophomore
COSC A451 Software Engineering
3.00 crs.

This course describes engineering processes and their application to the development of software.

Prerequisite
Sophomore
CMMN A455 Media and Gender
3.00 crs.

This course examines the impact of media’s gender images on individuals, society, and culture. Participants will learn to be more critical consumers of media messages, specifically in terms of gender representations, to think and to write critically about their responses to and use of media products, and to develop different perspectives to interpret pop culture and media messages.

Sophomore
CMMN A465 History of Photography
3.00 crs.

This course is a history of photography from its invention to the present. Attention is given to the aesthetic criteria and the historical context of photographic work, as well as to the ways photographs have been used from the era of the daguerreotype to the computer-based image.

Sophomore
COSC A471 Communication and Network Systems
3.00 crs.

This course explores the fundamental issues in computer networking. The course is intended to provide students with knowledge and understanding of basic concepts in networks and protocols. Frequently used protocols are used to illustrate the concepts and to provide insight into practical networks.

Sophomore
CMMN A471 Mass Communication Literature
3.00 crs.

This course is an advanced course focusing on one specific author or school of thought or genre in the existing mass communication literature. Strong emphasis is placed on reading and class discussion.

Sophomore
CMMN A473 International Media Systems
3.00 crs.

This course is a survey of the media of other countries. Comparisons in values, patronage bases, freedom of expression, and similar concerns are the heart of the course.

Sophomore
CMMN A474 Ethics of Mass Communication
3.00 crs.

This course examines the moral principles that order the work of the communications professional, the social responsibility of mass media institutions and the individual responsibilities of the practitioners.

Sophomore
CMMN A475 Environmental Communication
3.00 crs.

Presents an overview of how environmental information is expressed in mass communications and associated theory of the field. Important environmental theory and issues will be discussed. Students use and sharpen their writing skills, learn how to evaluate scientific information, and study issues with conflicting data.

Sophomore
CMMN A480 Current Trends
3.00 crs.

Each offering of the course is different, since the content of the course is based on current issues and developments within the media. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. The 400-level is a theories-related subject matter.

Sophomore
MKT B100 Principles of Marketing
3.00 crs.

This course assists students in understanding the role of marketing from a managerial perspective. It examines how product, pricing, promotion, and distribution decisions are made to satisfy the needs of specific target markets. The impacts of political-legal, competitive, socio-cultural, technological, and economic environments on marketing are also studied.

Sophomore
ACCT B203 Principles of Managerial Accounting
3.00 crs.

This course covers uses of accounting information for managerial decision making to aid planning and control activities of managers in business enterprises. Topics include methods for determining the costs of products and services, for assessing product and project profitability, and for budgeting and monitoring of costs and profits.

Sophomore
BUAN B205 Business Statistics
3.00 crs.

This course is an introduction to the statistics used in business. Topics covered are sources and collection of business data, describing data, probability concepts, the use of confidence limits to estimate the mean or the proportion, the use of hypothesis tests, analysis of variance, and simple correlation and linear regression to discover how two variables are related to each other. The use of Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software is an integral part of this hands-on course.

Any of the prerequisites are accepted, Sophomore
BUAN B205 Business Statistics
3.00 crs.

This course is an introduction to the statistics used in business. Topics covered are sources and collection of business data, describing data, probability concepts, the use of confidence limits to estimate the mean or the proportion, the use of hypothesis tests, analysis of variance, and simple correlation and linear regression to discover how two variables are related to each other. The use of Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software is an integral part of this hands-on course.

Any of the prerequisites are accepted, Sophomore
ECON B205 Intermediate Microeconomics
3.00 crs.

This course is an analysis of market and firm coordination; the theory of consumer behavior and demand; the theory of supply; competition; the pricing of goods and resources; and government policies.

Sophomore, Either math prerequisite is acceptable
ECON B205 Intermediate Microeconomics
3.00 crs.

This course is an analysis of market and firm coordination; the theory of consumer behavior and demand; the theory of supply; competition; the pricing of goods and resources; and government policies.

Sophomore, Either math prerequisite is acceptable
ECON B205 Intermediate Microeconomics
3.00 crs.

This course is an analysis of market and firm coordination; the theory of consumer behavior and demand; the theory of supply; competition; the pricing of goods and resources; and government policies.

Sophomore, Either math prerequisite is acceptable
LGST B205 Legal Environment of Business
3.00 crs.

This course is an introductory course covering the nature and operation of the U.S. legal system, constitutional law affecting commerce, employment discrimination law, and environmental protection law.

Sophomore
ECON B206 Intermediate Macroeconomics
3.00 crs.

This course considers various theories concerning the functioning of the macroeconomy: Classical and PreKeynesian, Keynesian and the Neoclassical Synthesis, Monetarism, Supply-Side, Fisher's Debt-Deflation Theory, Post Keynesian including Minsky's Financial Instability Hypothesis, and Austrian. Also covered briefly are Rational Expectations, Real Business Cycles, New Keynesianism, and Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium theories.

Either math prerequisite is acceptable, Grade of C or better in ECON B101, Sophomore
ECON B206 Intermediate Macroeconomics
3.00 crs.

This course considers various theories concerning the functioning of the macroeconomy: Classical and PreKeynesian, Keynesian and the Neoclassical Synthesis, Monetarism, Supply-Side, Fisher's Debt-Deflation Theory, Post Keynesian including Minsky's Financial Instability Hypothesis, and Austrian. Also covered briefly are Rational Expectations, Real Business Cycles, New Keynesianism, and Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium theories.

Either math prerequisite is acceptable, Grade of C or better in ECON B101, Sophomore
ECON B206 Intermediate Macroeconomics
3.00 crs.

This course considers various theories concerning the functioning of the macroeconomy: Classical and PreKeynesian, Keynesian and the Neoclassical Synthesis, Monetarism, Supply-Side, Fisher's Debt-Deflation Theory, Post Keynesian including Minsky's Financial Instability Hypothesis, and Austrian. Also covered briefly are Rational Expectations, Real Business Cycles, New Keynesianism, and Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium theories.

Either math prerequisite is acceptable, Grade of C or better in ECON B101, Sophomore
MGT B245 Management + Organizational Behavior
3.00 crs.

The course explores organizations as social units and the phenomena of individual and group behavior in organizations. Topics include evolution of research in organizational principles and practices; personality, perception, and attitude formation; motivation; behavior; performance; structure; groups; planning and decision making; communication; power and conflict; leadership; stress; and international issues.

Sophomore
LGST B300 Business Law for Accounting
3.00 crs.

This course covers private commercial transactions as relevant to accounting, including contracts, sales, and property. Commercial paper, agency, partnerships, and corporation law are also included.

Sophomore
FIN B300 Financial Management
3.00 crs.

This course introduces the analytic techniques commonly used for the financial management of business firms. Topics include analysis of financial statements, financial forecasting, asset valuation, capital budgeting, working capital management, and financial structure.

Sophomore
FIN B300 Financial Management
3.00 crs.

This course introduces the analytic techniques commonly used for the financial management of business firms. Topics include analysis of financial statements, financial forecasting, asset valuation, capital budgeting, working capital management, and financial structure.

Sophomore
FIN B300 Financial Management
3.00 crs.

This course introduces the analytic techniques commonly used for the financial management of business firms. Topics include analysis of financial statements, financial forecasting, asset valuation, capital budgeting, working capital management, and financial structure.

Sophomore
ACCT B300 Tax Accounting I (Individual)
3.50 crs.

This course examines the concepts and methods of determining federal income tax liability for individuals. Topics emphasized include personal deductions, capital gain and loss provisions, and accounting methods.

Sophomore
ACCT B305 Intermediate Accounting I
3.00 crs.

First of a two-course sequence. This course examines accounting concepts and principles that support the financial statements and related disclosures for external financial reporting in the United States. Emphasis is on financial statement presenation and disclosure through the development of skills in recording and reporting transactions, identification of financial reporting and measurement alternatives, and interpretation of the effects of alternatives on the financial statements. Coverage includes an overview of major financial statements including the statement of cash flows, revenue recognition, and assest topics.

Sophomore
ACCT B306 Intermediate Accounting II
3.00 crs.

This course is a continuation of ACCT B305. Emphasis is on financial statement presentation and disclosure through development of skills in recording and reporting transactions, identification of financial reporting and measurement alternatives, and interpretation of the effects of alternatives on the financial statements. Coverage includes liability and equity topics, including earnings per share

Sophomore
ACCT B307 Government + Nonprofit Accounting
3.00 crs.

This course is designed to help students become aware of the vitality of government and not-for-profit accounting and of the intellectual challenges that are presented.  This course studies accounting, budgeting, fiscal processes, and the financial records of governmental agencies and non-profit organizations. Fund accounting is introduced and emphasized.

Sophomore
ACCT B310 Strategic Cost Management
3.00 crs.

This course emphasizes contemporary topics in strategic cost management through an understanding of the underlying concepts and fundamental techniques involved in cost accounting for manufacturing and service companies. Job-order, process, and standard costing are examined to support an understanding of just-in-time and activity based systems, continuous improvement, quality measurements, and the theory of constraints, among others. Emphasis is on how cost management systems, with their performance evaluation and reward systems, encourage efforts to achieve an organization’s strategic goals.

Sophomore
ACCT B340 Accounting Information Systems
3.00 crs.

This course emphasizes the problems of integrating automatic data processing and accounting information systems. Problems inherent in the development of systems and modeling are also covered.

Sophomore