Junior

ENGL A333 Narrative Across Media
3.00 crs.

This course tracks narrative across multiple media forms. It prepares students to analyze and compare the ways narrative gets implemented by different media, as well as chart stories that extend beyond individual media objects. In the process, they will consider narrative's media-specificity even as it seems to transcend media.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A333 Narrative Across Media
3.00 crs.

This course tracks narrative across multiple media forms. It prepares students to analyze and compare the ways narrative gets implemented by different media, as well as chart stories that extend beyond individual media objects. In the process, they will consider narrative's media-specificity even as it seems to transcend media.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
CMMN A351 Advanced Editing
3.00 crs.

This is an advanced course in editing with emphasis on developing technical proficiency through a full understanding of theoretical concepts.

$75 fee for non-majors and part-time students.

Prerequisite
Junior
ENGL A376 Studies in Technoculture
3.00 crs.

This special topics course investigates the ways culture shapes and is shaped by technology.  It explores the reception, theory, and representation of technology and treats, but is not limited to, questions of poetics, aesthetics, history, politics and the environment.  Specific topics change each semester. This course may be repeated with permission.

Junior, Senior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A376 Studies in Technoculture
3.00 crs.

This special topics course investigates the ways culture shapes and is shaped by technology.  It explores the reception, theory, and representation of technology and treats, but is not limited to, questions of poetics, aesthetics, history, politics and the environment.  Specific topics change each semester. This course may be repeated with permission.

Junior, Senior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
CMMN A400 Mass Communication Theory and Research
3.00 crs.

This is an advanced course tracing development of mass communications research from its origins to work recently published in academic journals. Students will be introduced to research methods and participate in one or more research projects.

Junior
CMMN A401 Law of Mass Communication
3.00 crs.

This is an examination of major legal and regulatory developments in mass media. There is an emphasis on both legal and ethical concepts.

Junior, Required for Mass Communication majors
ENGL A404 Creative Nonfiction Workshop
3.00 crs.

This is an advanced writing workshop on the art and craft of creative nonfiction in which students read and write in a wide range of genres such as memoir, autobiography, narrative journalism, personal essay, travel and food writing, profiles, reviews, science and nature writing. Students complete a portfolio of revised original short creative nonfiction.

Junior, Either ENGL T122 or ENGL A205 AND either ENGL A208 or ENGL A211
ENGL A404 Creative Nonfiction Workshop
3.00 crs.

This is an advanced writing workshop on the art and craft of creative nonfiction in which students read and write in a wide range of genres such as memoir, autobiography, narrative journalism, personal essay, travel and food writing, profiles, reviews, science and nature writing. Students complete a portfolio of revised original short creative nonfiction.

Junior, Either ENGL T122 or ENGL A205 AND either ENGL A208 or ENGL A211
ENGL A404 Creative Nonfiction Workshop
3.00 crs.

This is an advanced writing workshop on the art and craft of creative nonfiction in which students read and write in a wide range of genres such as memoir, autobiography, narrative journalism, personal essay, travel and food writing, profiles, reviews, science and nature writing. Students complete a portfolio of revised original short creative nonfiction.

Junior, Either ENGL T122 or ENGL A205 AND either ENGL A208 or ENGL A211
ENGL A404 Creative Nonfiction Workshop
3.00 crs.

This is an advanced writing workshop on the art and craft of creative nonfiction in which students read and write in a wide range of genres such as memoir, autobiography, narrative journalism, personal essay, travel and food writing, profiles, reviews, science and nature writing. Students complete a portfolio of revised original short creative nonfiction.

Junior, Either ENGL T122 or ENGL A205 AND either ENGL A208 or ENGL A211
ENGL A405 Editing and Publishing
3.00 crs.

This course introduces the student writer to the world of contemporary editing and publishing, print and digital, with an emphasis on an understanding of these as they affect both the creative writer and the writer of nonfiction.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A405 Editing and Publishing
3.00 crs.

This course introduces the student writer to the world of contemporary editing and publishing, print and digital, with an emphasis on an understanding of these as they affect both the creative writer and the writer of nonfiction.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A406 Internship: Editing and Publishing
3.00 crs.

In this course students work on the editing and publication of the New Orleans Review, a nationally-distributed literary journal published at Loyola since 1968. Students work with the editorial staff to produce an issue of the print journal and to maintain the journal’s website.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A406 Internship: Editing and Publishing
3.00 crs.

In this course students work on the editing and publication of the New Orleans Review, a nationally-distributed literary journal published at Loyola since 1968. Students work with the editorial staff to produce an issue of the print journal and to maintain the journal’s website.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A408 Writing: Technique and Technology
3.00 crs.

This class addresses the ways in which the task of composition changes in digital and online contexts. It is divided equally between tutorials on digital composition best practices and historical and theoretical perspectives on writing and technology. The course requires substantial computer work, but no prior experience is necessary.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A408 Writing: Technique and Technology
3.00 crs.

This class addresses the ways in which the task of composition changes in digital and online contexts. It is divided equally between tutorials on digital composition best practices and historical and theoretical perspectives on writing and technology. The course requires substantial computer work, but no prior experience is necessary.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A409 Contemporary Topics in Rhetoric
3.00 crs.

This course examines significant trends in contemporary theories of rhetoric and the writing process with special emphasis on how these theories relate to the teaching of composition at all levels.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A409 Contemporary Topics in Rhetoric
3.00 crs.

This course examines significant trends in contemporary theories of rhetoric and the writing process with special emphasis on how these theories relate to the teaching of composition at all levels.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A410 Writing Gender
3.00 crs.

The course examines the impact of contemporary feminist thought on rhetorical theory and introduces students to writing practices resulting from that impact. Readings from leading feminist theorists, critics, and literary authors provide a foundation for nonfiction writing assignments that combine personal experience with critical theory and encourage experimentation with voice and form.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A410 Writing Gender
3.00 crs.

The course examines the impact of contemporary feminist thought on rhetorical theory and introduces students to writing practices resulting from that impact. Readings from leading feminist theorists, critics, and literary authors provide a foundation for nonfiction writing assignments that combine personal experience with critical theory and encourage experimentation with voice and form.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A411 Fiction Workshop
3.00 crs.

This course examines advanced topics in the writing of fiction, with special attention to contemporary trends in the genre. Some attention is paid to publishing. The course employs a workshop format and individual conferences with the instructor to critique student writing. In addition to writing short fiction, students read extensively and analyze contemporary fiction.

Junior
ENGL A412 Poetry Workshop
3.00 crs.

The course examines advanced topics in the writing of poetry, with special attention to contemporary trends in the genre. Some attention is paid to publishing. The course employs a workshop format and individual conferences with the instructor to critique student writing. In addition to writing poems, students read extensively and analyze contemporary poetry.

Junior
ENGL A415 Creative Writing Workshop
3.00 crs.

This is an advanced special topics workshop that focuses on a select topic or genre such as film writing, nature writing, travel writing, flash fiction/prose poetry, and experimental writing. In addition to writing, critiquing, and revising their own work, students read widely and critique published work related to the topic. Students complete a portfolio of revised original creative writing related to the topic. This course may be repeated with permission.

Junior
ENGL A417 Playwriting Workshop
3.00 crs.

This course is a workshop examining the writing of plays as well as aspects of writing film scripts. In addition to writing dramatic exercises and plays, students read extensively and analyze examples of plays and films.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A417 Playwriting Workshop
3.00 crs.

This course is a workshop examining the writing of plays as well as aspects of writing film scripts. In addition to writing dramatic exercises and plays, students read extensively and analyze examples of plays and films.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A420 Tudor and Stuart Drama
3.00 crs.

From magic and mistaken identity to revenge and jealousy, English Renaissance playwrights created a vibrant theatrical world that defined an age. This course explores non-Shakespearean drama spanning from the 1550s, before the first public theaters were built, through the tense moments before Parliament closed them in 1642. We consider how dramatists engaged the conventions of classical drama and used their craft to confront changing attitudes about religion, politics, gender, and economy.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A420 Tudor and Stuart Drama
3.00 crs.

From magic and mistaken identity to revenge and jealousy, English Renaissance playwrights created a vibrant theatrical world that defined an age. This course explores non-Shakespearean drama spanning from the 1550s, before the first public theaters were built, through the tense moments before Parliament closed them in 1642. We consider how dramatists engaged the conventions of classical drama and used their craft to confront changing attitudes about religion, politics, gender, and economy.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A422 Studies in Renaissance Literature
3.00 crs.

This seminar explores the development of a specific theme or genre in a transnational early modern context. Topics include Renaissance Women Writers, Renaissance Epic, The Literature of Empire, or Gender and Sexuality in Renaissance Literature. Primary texts are drawn from both English and continental literatures, while secondary readings include current critical and theoretical approaches, making this course excellent preparation for graduate study in literary and cultural fields. This course may be repeated with permission.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A422 Studies in Renaissance Literature
3.00 crs.

This seminar explores the development of a specific theme or genre in a transnational early modern context. Topics include Renaissance Women Writers, Renaissance Epic, The Literature of Empire, or Gender and Sexuality in Renaissance Literature. Primary texts are drawn from both English and continental literatures, while secondary readings include current critical and theoretical approaches, making this course excellent preparation for graduate study in literary and cultural fields. This course may be repeated with permission.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A424 Medieval Drama
3.00 crs.

This course surveys Roman-style comedies, Latin liturgical drama and Anglo-Norman religious plays in medieval England before turning to Middle English biblical, morality and saints' plays. Dramatic texts are supplemented by non-dramatic literature. Music, theological writing, and visual materials are considered with some emphasis placed on stagecraft.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A424 Medieval Drama
3.00 crs.

This course surveys Roman-style comedies, Latin liturgical drama and Anglo-Norman religious plays in medieval England before turning to Middle English biblical, morality and saints' plays. Dramatic texts are supplemented by non-dramatic literature. Music, theological writing, and visual materials are considered with some emphasis placed on stagecraft.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A425 Restoration/18th-century Literature
3.00 crs.

This course is a survey of the major poets and prose writers of the Restoration and the 18th century with an emphasis on Dryden, Swift, Pope, Johnson, and Boswell.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A425 Restoration/18th-century Literature
3.00 crs.

This course is a survey of the major poets and prose writers of the Restoration and the 18th century with an emphasis on Dryden, Swift, Pope, Johnson, and Boswell.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A426 18th-century British Fiction
3.00 crs.

This course is a study of the development of the novel in England through the French Revolution, with readings from Defoe, Swift, Richardson, Fielding, Smollett, and Sterne.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A426 18th-century British Fiction
3.00 crs.

This course is a study of the development of the novel in England through the French Revolution, with readings from Defoe, Swift, Richardson, Fielding, Smollett, and Sterne.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A427 Romanticism
3.00 crs.

This course in British Romanticism is fundamentally about revolution. It begins with the historical context of revolution in France, America, and industrial production, and examines shifting conceptions of society and the self in the aftermath of those revolutions. It focuses on revolutions in poetry and the novel in texts by Wordsworth, Coleridge, Austen, Byron, Keats, the Shelleys, and more.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A427 Romanticism
3.00 crs.

This course in British Romanticism is fundamentally about revolution. It begins with the historical context of revolution in France, America, and industrial production, and examines shifting conceptions of society and the self in the aftermath of those revolutions. It focuses on revolutions in poetry and the novel in texts by Wordsworth, Coleridge, Austen, Byron, Keats, the Shelleys, and more.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A428 Victorian England
3.00 crs.

This course examines Victorian England, which saw major changes in structures of class, ethnicity and gender, an expanding empire, and a revolution in how things were made and who made them. The course looks at innovations in narrative and poetic form at the intersection of what Victorians called “Life and Art,” in essays by Arnold, Pater, and Wilde; poetry by Tennyson, the Brownings, the Brontës, the Rossettis, Hopkins, and Hardy; and fiction by Dickens, George Eliot, and Thackeray, and more.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A428 Victorian England
3.00 crs.

This course examines Victorian England, which saw major changes in structures of class, ethnicity and gender, an expanding empire, and a revolution in how things were made and who made them. The course looks at innovations in narrative and poetic form at the intersection of what Victorians called “Life and Art,” in essays by Arnold, Pater, and Wilde; poetry by Tennyson, the Brownings, the Brontës, the Rossettis, Hopkins, and Hardy; and fiction by Dickens, George Eliot, and Thackeray, and more.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A429 19th-century British Fiction
3.00 crs.

This course is a continuation of A426, examining the development of the novel in the 19th century with study of the works of Austen, the Brontës, Thackeray, Dickens, George Eliot, Hardy, among others.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A429 19th-century British Fiction
3.00 crs.

This course is a continuation of A426, examining the development of the novel in the 19th century with study of the works of Austen, the Brontës, Thackeray, Dickens, George Eliot, Hardy, among others.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A430 20th-century British Fiction
3.00 crs.

This course is a continuation of A426 and A429, examining the fiction of writers such as Conrad, Ford, Forster, Joyce, Lawrence, and Woolf with some attention given to contemporary fiction.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A430 20th-century British Fiction
3.00 crs.

This course is a continuation of A426 and A429, examining the fiction of writers such as Conrad, Ford, Forster, Joyce, Lawrence, and Woolf with some attention given to contemporary fiction.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A438 Southern Literature
3.00 crs.

This course examines the literature of perhaps the most distinctive region of the United States: the American South. From its colonial roots, through slavery and secession and civil war and reconstruction, from its twentieth-century renascence to its presumed disappearance into the homogeneity of twenty-first century America, this literary tradition offers a peculiarly rich perspective on our national identity.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A438 Southern Literature
3.00 crs.

This course examines the literature of perhaps the most distinctive region of the United States: the American South. From its colonial roots, through slavery and secession and civil war and reconstruction, from its twentieth-century renascence to its presumed disappearance into the homogeneity of twenty-first century America, this literary tradition offers a peculiarly rich perspective on our national identity.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A444 Posthumanism
3.00 crs.

This course is a comparative media investigation of a variety of topics under the heading of posthumanism. Focusing on a selection of novels, film, and video games concerned with technological and/or biological augmentations, we will explore such questions as what does it mean to be human or is "human" even a meaningful category, what is the relationship between science and nurture, and what is the work of the humanities in a posthuman condition.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A444 Posthumanism
3.00 crs.

This course is a comparative media investigation of a variety of topics under the heading of posthumanism. Focusing on a selection of novels, film, and video games concerned with technological and/or biological augmentations, we will explore such questions as what does it mean to be human or is "human" even a meaningful category, what is the relationship between science and nurture, and what is the work of the humanities in a posthuman condition.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A466 Southern Women Writers
3.00 crs.

This course explores the contributions of women writers to the distinctiveness of the South, the range of their achievement as artists, and the complex relationships they developed with each other and to the structures of their singularly traditional culture.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A466 Southern Women Writers
3.00 crs.

This course explores the contributions of women writers to the distinctiveness of the South, the range of their achievement as artists, and the complex relationships they developed with each other and to the structures of their singularly traditional culture.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A470 Film and the Art of Literary Adaptation
3.00 crs.

This course provides students with an understanding of how a work of literature is translated into a film. The core material for the course varies from semester to semester, but is comprised of fiction that has successfully been adapted to the screen, especially short stories, novels, and theatrical plays. The course also deals with films created from classic drama, including Shakespeare, as well as folklore and historical records.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A470 Film and the Art of Literary Adaptation
3.00 crs.

This course provides students with an understanding of how a work of literature is translated into a film. The core material for the course varies from semester to semester, but is comprised of fiction that has successfully been adapted to the screen, especially short stories, novels, and theatrical plays. The course also deals with films created from classic drama, including Shakespeare, as well as folklore and historical records.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A472 Studies in Global Cinema
3.00 crs.

This is a special topics course exploring European cinemas, including Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, in relation to the individual cultures from which they arise. Aesthetic and sociocultural differences between these national cinemas and Hollywood are stressed. The specific topic changes each term. This course may be repeated with permission.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A472 Studies in Global Cinema
3.00 crs.

This is a special topics course exploring European cinemas, including Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, in relation to the individual cultures from which they arise. Aesthetic and sociocultural differences between these national cinemas and Hollywood are stressed. The specific topic changes each term. This course may be repeated with permission.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A474 Studies in Global Literature
3.00 crs.

This seminar explores the development of a specific theme or genre in contemporary global literature and/or cinema. Topics vary by semester, but might include Magical Realism, the African Novel, or Global Human Rights Literature.  Primary texts are drawn from African, Asian, Caribbean, and/or Latin American traditions. Students gain facility with theoretical trends that challenge traditional critical perspectives and foreground those that emerge from the global South. This course may be repeated with permission.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A474 Studies in Global Literature
3.00 crs.

This seminar explores the development of a specific theme or genre in contemporary global literature and/or cinema. Topics vary by semester, but might include Magical Realism, the African Novel, or Global Human Rights Literature.  Primary texts are drawn from African, Asian, Caribbean, and/or Latin American traditions. Students gain facility with theoretical trends that challenge traditional critical perspectives and foreground those that emerge from the global South. This course may be repeated with permission.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A476 Great Figures– Renaissance
3.00 crs.

This course is an intensive study of one or two great medieval literary figures. The course traces the development of the author’s art, noting influences, historical and philosophical contexts, critical receptions, and modern assessments. This course may be repeated with permission.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A476 Great Figures– Renaissance
3.00 crs.

This course is an intensive study of one or two great medieval literary figures. The course traces the development of the author’s art, noting influences, historical and philosophical contexts, critical receptions, and modern assessments. This course may be repeated with permission.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A478 Great Figures– 19th-century
3.00 crs.

This special topics course is an intensive study of one or two great literary figures from the 19th century. The course traces the development of the author’s art, noting influences, historical and philosophical contexts, critical receptions, and modern assessments. This course may be repeated with permission.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A478 Great Figures– 19th-century
3.00 crs.

This special topics course is an intensive study of one or two great literary figures from the 19th century. The course traces the development of the author’s art, noting influences, historical and philosophical contexts, critical receptions, and modern assessments. This course may be repeated with permission.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A479 Great Figures - American Pre-1900
3.00 crs.

This course offers an intensive study of one or two great American literary figures of the pre-1900s. The course traces the development of the author’s art, noting influences, historical and philosophical contexts, critical receptions, and modern assessments. Authors may include, Melville, Hawthorne, Thoreau and Emerson, and Henry James.This course may be repeated with permission.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A479 Great Figures - American Pre-1900
3.00 crs.

This course offers an intensive study of one or two great American literary figures of the pre-1900s. The course traces the development of the author’s art, noting influences, historical and philosophical contexts, critical receptions, and modern assessments. Authors may include, Melville, Hawthorne, Thoreau and Emerson, and Henry James.This course may be repeated with permission.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A485 Interpretive Approaches
3.00 crs.

This course looks at influential developments in literary theory and cultural criticism across the twentieth century and up to the present.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A485 Interpretive Approaches
3.00 crs.

This course looks at influential developments in literary theory and cultural criticism across the twentieth century and up to the present.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A487 Contemporary Critical Issues
3.00 crs.

This is a special topics course focusing on different contemporary issues in literary criticism, such as environmental theory, new media, food studies, and post-humanism.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A487 Contemporary Critical Issues
3.00 crs.

This is a special topics course focusing on different contemporary issues in literary criticism, such as environmental theory, new media, food studies, and post-humanism.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A490 Great Figures
3.00 crs.

This special topics seminar is an intensive study of one or two influential literary figures. It traces the development of the author’s art, noting influences, historical and philosophical contexts, critical receptions, and contemporary assessments. This course may be repeated with permission.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A490 Great Figures
3.00 crs.

This special topics seminar is an intensive study of one or two influential literary figures. It traces the development of the author’s art, noting influences, historical and philosophical contexts, critical receptions, and contemporary assessments. This course may be repeated with permission.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
SOCI A497 Internship
1.00 crs., 3.00 crs.

Sociology majors and minors with a GPA of at least 2.75 may apply up to six credits of supervised internships or independent study courses toward their major or minor electives. No two internships shall be at the same site.

Junior, Must have completed 12 hours of sociology courses.
MGT B300 Entrepreneurship
3.00 crs.

This course sheds light on the entrepreneurial process, from opportunity recognition to the funding and growth of a new venture. By engaging with case studies and each other, students learn how successful ventures have been created as well as how to create a novel venture from scratch. Importantly, the central aim of this course is not the creation of a successful business per se, but to provide a comprehensive toolkit for prospective founders so that their decision to engage in entrepreneurship is as well thought-out and fruitful as possible.

Note: This course meets the MGT B430 "Entrepreneurial Process" requirement for MGT majors entering AY 2015-16 and prior.

Junior
MGT B300 Entrepreneurship
3.00 crs.

This course sheds light on the entrepreneurial process, from opportunity recognition to the funding and growth of a new venture. By engaging with case studies and each other, students learn how successful ventures have been created as well as how to create a novel venture from scratch. Importantly, the central aim of this course is not the creation of a successful business per se, but to provide a comprehensive toolkit for prospective founders so that their decision to engage in entrepreneurship is as well thought-out and fruitful as possible.

Note: This course meets the MGT B430 "Entrepreneurial Process" requirement for MGT majors entering AY 2015-16 and prior.

Junior
ENTR B300 Entrepreneurship
3.00 crs.

This course sheds light on the entrepreneurial process, from opportunity recognition to the funding and growth of a new venture. By engaging with case studies and each other, students learn how successful ventures have been created as well as how to create a novel venture from scratch. Importantly, the central aim of this course is not the creation of a successful business per se, but to provide a comprehensive toolkit for prospective founders so that their decision to engage in entrepreneurship is as well thought-out and fruitful as possible.

Junior
ENTR B300 Entrepreneurship
3.00 crs.

This course sheds light on the entrepreneurial process, from opportunity recognition to the funding and growth of a new venture. By engaging with case studies and each other, students learn how successful ventures have been created as well as how to create a novel venture from scratch. Importantly, the central aim of this course is not the creation of a successful business per se, but to provide a comprehensive toolkit for prospective founders so that their decision to engage in entrepreneurship is as well thought-out and fruitful as possible.

Junior
FIN B305 Analysis of Financial Statements
3.00 crs.

This course examines common techniques for the analysis of financial statements. In addition to covering traditional analytic approaches, this course explores the relationship between the selection of accounting procedures and the quality of the resulting statements.

Junior
FIN B305 Analysis of Financial Statements
3.00 crs.

This course examines common techniques for the analysis of financial statements. In addition to covering traditional analytic approaches, this course explores the relationship between the selection of accounting procedures and the quality of the resulting statements.

Junior
BUAN B305 Business Decision Modeling
3.00 crs.

This course covers the development and interpretation of statistical, financial, and mathematical models for business decision making. Modeling techniques discussed may include applied probability distributions, time series analysis / forecasting, classification and/or clustering models, scenario / what-if analysis, linear optimization and sensitivity analysis, simulation models, decision trees / decision analysis, and expected value / utility analysis. Students gain expertise in the application of rigorous quantitative analysis to complex business decisions in the areas of strategic planning, financial management, and operations research.

Junior
BUAN B305 Business Decision Modeling
3.00 crs.

This course covers the development and interpretation of statistical, financial, and mathematical models for business decision making. Modeling techniques discussed may include applied probability distributions, time series analysis / forecasting, classification and/or clustering models, scenario / what-if analysis, linear optimization and sensitivity analysis, simulation models, decision trees / decision analysis, and expected value / utility analysis. Students gain expertise in the application of rigorous quantitative analysis to complex business decisions in the areas of strategic planning, financial management, and operations research.

Junior
INTB B305 International Economics
3.00 crs.

This course considers exchange rate systems; international monetary arrangements; adjustments in international disequilibrium situations; relationships among rates of exchange, inflation, interest, and unemployment; and domestic and international economic policies. It also considers various theories of competitive advantage in international trade, the nature and effects of commercial policies, and international economic integration. 

Junior
INTB B305 International Economics
3.00 crs.

This course considers exchange rate systems; international monetary arrangements; adjustments in international disequilibrium situations; relationships among rates of exchange, inflation, interest, and unemployment; and domestic and international economic policies. It also considers various theories of competitive advantage in international trade, the nature and effects of commercial policies, and international economic integration. 

Junior
ECON B305 International Economics
3.00 crs.

This course considers exchange rate systems; international monetary arrangements; adjustments in international disequilibrium situations; relationships among rates of exchange, inflation, interest, and unemployment; and domestic and international economic policies. It also considers various theories of competitive advantage in international trade, the nature and effects of commercial policies, and international economic integration.

Junior
ECON B305 International Economics
3.00 crs.

This course considers exchange rate systems; international monetary arrangements; adjustments in international disequilibrium situations; relationships among rates of exchange, inflation, interest, and unemployment; and domestic and international economic policies. It also considers various theories of competitive advantage in international trade, the nature and effects of commercial policies, and international economic integration.

Junior
BUAN B310 Decision Support Systems
3.00 crs.

This course covers the use and design of the information, knowledge / intelligence, and technological resources that are employed by managerial decision makers to gain a better understanding of a business and its customers. “Decision support systems” refers to the “front-end” technology that is generally associated with a data warehouse, and which provides modeling and analysis capabilities to help key decision makers evaluate ways in which to improve business operations and reach organizational goals. This course covers general topics related to the design of such systems, as well as practical issues of implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), “dashboard” analytics, or other business applications. Data security and ethics are also considered.

Junior, Either COSC A208, MGT B250, or ACCT B340 is acceptable
BUAN B310 Decision Support Systems
3.00 crs.

This course covers the use and design of the information, knowledge / intelligence, and technological resources that are employed by managerial decision makers to gain a better understanding of a business and its customers. “Decision support systems” refers to the “front-end” technology that is generally associated with a data warehouse, and which provides modeling and analysis capabilities to help key decision makers evaluate ways in which to improve business operations and reach organizational goals. This course covers general topics related to the design of such systems, as well as practical issues of implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), “dashboard” analytics, or other business applications. Data security and ethics are also considered.

Junior, Either COSC A208, MGT B250, or ACCT B340 is acceptable
BUAN B310 Decision Support Systems
3.00 crs.

This course covers the use and design of the information, knowledge / intelligence, and technological resources that are employed by managerial decision makers to gain a better understanding of a business and its customers. “Decision support systems” refers to the “front-end” technology that is generally associated with a data warehouse, and which provides modeling and analysis capabilities to help key decision makers evaluate ways in which to improve business operations and reach organizational goals. This course covers general topics related to the design of such systems, as well as practical issues of implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), “dashboard” analytics, or other business applications. Data security and ethics are also considered.

Junior, Either COSC A208, MGT B250, or ACCT B340 is acceptable
FIN B310 Financial Institutions
3.00 crs.

This course examines the purpose and functions of financial markets and financial institutions, domestic and global. Emphasis is on asset/liability management. Cases may be used to foster an understanding of the problems and opportunities of different financial institutions. It is highly recommended that the student take FIN B300, Financial Management, first.

Junior
FIN B310 Financial Institutions
3.00 crs.

This course examines the purpose and functions of financial markets and financial institutions, domestic and global. Emphasis is on asset/liability management. Cases may be used to foster an understanding of the problems and opportunities of different financial institutions. It is highly recommended that the student take FIN B300, Financial Management, first.

Junior
MGT B310 Human Resource Management
3.00 crs.

This course focuses on current issues in human resource management in both the private and public sectors. Topics include civil service systems, labor relations, manpower, planning, job analysis, recruitment, selection, training, appraisal, compensation, benefits, job evaluation, and personnel systems evaluation.

Junior
INTB B310 Law for International Business
3.00 crs.

This course discusses basic legal principles of engaging in business transactions subject to the law of foreign jurisdictions, and processes available and rules that apply to the solutions of international business problems.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
INTB B310 Law for International Business
3.00 crs.

This course discusses basic legal principles of engaging in business transactions subject to the law of foreign jurisdictions, and processes available and rules that apply to the solutions of international business problems.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
LGST B310 Law for International Business
3.00 crs.

This course discusses basic legal principles of engaging in business transactions subject to the law of foreign jurisdictions, and processes available and rules that apply to the solutions of international business problems.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
LGST B310 Law for International Business
3.00 crs.

This course discusses basic legal principles of engaging in business transactions subject to the law of foreign jurisdictions, and processes available and rules that apply to the solutions of international business problems.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
MGT B315 International Management
3.00 crs.

This course explores the complexities arising from managing an international business with a framework for analyzing and successfully operating across nations. Students develop interpersonal and cross-cultural understanding and negotiation skills through in-class participatory exercises, case discussions, supplementary readings, and a group research project.

Junior
INTB B315 International Management
3.00 crs.

This course explores the complexities arising from managing an international business with a framework for analyzing and successfully operating across nations. Students develop interpersonal and cross-cultural understanding and negotiation skills through in-class participatory exercises, case discussions, supplementary readings, and a group research project.

Junior
FIN B315 Investments
3.00 crs.

This course analyzes different investment alternatives in a risk-return framework. Techniques for selection, timing, and diversification of investment choices are emphasized. Portfolio theory is also explained as the capstone element at the end of this course.

Junior
MGT B320 Psychology in Management
3.00 crs.

This course presents the theories, experiments, and problem-solving efforts of the psychologist and the behavioral scientist in the area of administrative action. Topics include cognitive dissonance, reinforcement theory, need achievement, leadership, and attitude change.

Junior
MKT B322 Retail + Services Management
3.00 crs.

This course studies the merchandising and management activities of the retailer, as well as retailers’ interactions with distribution intermediaries and manufacturers. Distribution strategies are studied both from the point of view of the manufacturer and retailer.

Junior
MGT B322 Retail + Services Management
3.00 crs.

This course studies the merchandising and management activities of the retailer, as well as retailers’ interactions with distribution intermediaries and manufacturers. Distribution strategies are studied both from the point of view of the manufacturer and retailer.

Junior
MKT B322 Retail + Services Management
3.00 crs.

This course studies the merchandising and management activities of the retailer, as well as retailers’ interactions with distribution intermediaries and manufacturers. Distribution strategies are studied both from the point of view of the manufacturer and retailer.

Junior
MGT B322 Retail + Services Management
3.00 crs.

This course studies the merchandising and management activities of the retailer, as well as retailers’ interactions with distribution intermediaries and manufacturers. Distribution strategies are studied both from the point of view of the manufacturer and retailer.

Junior
FIN B325 International Financial Management
3.00 crs.

This course explores the problems and complexities associated with trade and investments that take place across national boundaries. Topics include financing international trade, exchange rate risk, risk exposure and management, and direct and indirect international investment considerations.

Junior
INTB B325 International Financial Management
3.00 crs.

This course explores the problems and complexities that arise when trade and investment take place across national boundaries. Topics include financing international trade, exchange rate risk, risk exposure and management, and direct and indirect international investment considerations.

Junior
MGT B325 Production + Operation Management
3.00 crs.

This course deals with the decision making involved in selecting, designing, operating, and controlling activities of the operations system for continuous improvement. Topics include total quality management, forecasting, product design and process selection, capacity planning and location, facility layout, project planning and control, production planning, and just-in-time production and inventory management.

Junior
ECON B325 The Market Process
3.00 crs.

This course serves as an introduction to subjectivist economics. Primary emphasis is on the Austrian School. Topics covered include history and methodology; the market process and intervention; capital and interest; money, credit, and the financial system; and business cycles.

Junior
ECON B325 The Market Process
3.00 crs.

This course serves as an introduction to subjectivist economics. Primary emphasis is on the Austrian School. Topics covered include history and methodology; the market process and intervention; capital and interest; money, credit, and the financial system; and business cycles.

Junior
MKT B330 International Marketing
3.00 crs.

This course explores similarities and differences of domestic and international marketing programs; sources of information available to firms considering foreign marketing efforts; costs and problems of gathering this information; formulation and implementation of marketing strategies in other environments.

Junior
INTB B330 International Marketing
3.00 crs.

This course explores similarities and differences of domestic and international marketing programs; sources of information available to firms considering foreign marketing efforts; costs and problems of gathering this information; formulation and implementation of marketing strategies in other environments.

Junior
ECON B330 Law and Economics
3.00 crs.

This course is an economic analysis used to consider the effects of legal rules upon people’s actions. Alternative rules are considered, with particular attention paid to the differing effects each is likely to have on the structure of incentives, and thus on human actions.

Junior
ECON B330 Law and Economics
3.00 crs.

This course is an economic analysis used to consider the effects of legal rules upon people’s actions. Alternative rules are considered, with particular attention paid to the differing effects each is likely to have on the structure of incentives, and thus on human actions.

Junior
MGT B335 Advanced Business Communication
3.00 crs.

This course explores a core of advanced communication topics including meeting management, negotiation, leadership communication, emotional intelligence, conflict resolution, and cultural communication skills. Case studies are discussed and analyzed. A team project allows students to gain experience in conducting, analyzing, and writing a communication audit.

Junior
MKT B335 Advanced Business Communication
3.00 crs.

This course explores a core of advanced communication topics including meeting management, negotiation, leadership communication, emotional intelligence, conflict resolution, and cultural communication skills. Case studies are discussed and analyzed. A team project allows students to gain experience in conducting, analyzing, and writing a communication audit.

Junior
INTB B335 Economic Development
3.00 crs.

This course considers the disparity of material well-being among the masses of people in different countries. Topics include causes of poverty and wealth; nature of economic growth; the roles of the state, markets, and social and cultural institutions in economic development.

Junior
INTB B335 Economic Development
3.00 crs.

This course considers the disparity of material well-being among the masses of people in different countries. Topics include causes of poverty and wealth; nature of economic growth; the roles of the state, markets, and social and cultural institutions in economic development.

Junior
ECON B335 Economic Development
3.00 crs.

This course considers the disparity of material well-being among the masses of people in different countries. Topics include causes of poverty and wealth; nature of economic growth; the roles of the state, markets, and social and cultural institutions in economic development.

Junior
ECON B335 Economic Development
3.00 crs.

This course considers the disparity of material well-being among the masses of people in different countries. Topics include causes of poverty and wealth; nature of economic growth; the roles of the state, markets, and social and cultural institutions in economic development.

Junior
ECON B340 History of Economic Thought
3.00 crs.

This course discusses the origins and evolution of the history of economic ideas and theories. Topics may include ancient and medieval thought, Roman and early Christian thought, the mercantilists, the physiocrats, Adam Smith and the Classical economists, Karl Marx, the marginal revolution, the Keynesian revolution, and contemporary economics.

Junior
ECON B340 History of Economic Thought
3.00 crs.

This course discusses the origins and evolution of the history of economic ideas and theories. Topics may include ancient and medieval thought, Roman and early Christian thought, the mercantilists, the physiocrats, Adam Smith and the Classical economists, Karl Marx, the marginal revolution, the Keynesian revolution, and contemporary economics.

Junior
MKT B340 Promotions Management
3.00 crs.

This course emphasizes development of integrated promotional programs. Advertising, public relations, personal selling, promotional packaging, along with many other sales stimulating methods and techniques are covered.

Junior
ECON B345 Labor Economics
3.00 crs.

This course is an overview of diverse topics in economics which deal specifically with labor market issues. Topics include the supply and demand of labor; human capital theory; migration and mobility; the job search process; employment and unemployment; unions; compensation issues; discrimination; and earnings and income distribution.

Junior
ECON B345 Labor Economics
3.00 crs.

This course is an overview of diverse topics in economics which deal specifically with labor market issues. Topics include the supply and demand of labor; human capital theory; migration and mobility; the job search process; employment and unemployment; unions; compensation issues; discrimination; and earnings and income distribution.

Junior
ECON B350 Industrial Organization and Public Policy
3.00 crs.

This class investigates the nature of firms and industries: Why firms exist and why firms have diverse organizational structures; why industry structures differ; competition and monopoly; firm behavior; transaction cost theory; and the effects of antitrust policy.

Junior
ECON B350 Industrial Organization and Public Policy
3.00 crs.

This class investigates the nature of firms and industries: Why firms exist and why firms have diverse organizational structures; why industry structures differ; competition and monopoly; firm behavior; transaction cost theory; and the effects of antitrust policy.

Junior
BUAN B360 Econometrics I - Linear Models
3.00 crs.

This is an intermediate level statistics course. After a brief overview of statistics, the course covers least squares estimation, statistical inference, diagnostic methods, selection and evaluation of functional form, and simultaneous equations estimation. The course focuses more on applied work than on its theoretical underpinnings. Students are actively involved with computer exercises in this course, using the STATA software program. Students will complete a comprehensive statistical research project.

Junior
BUAN B360 Econometrics I - Linear Models
3.00 crs.

This is an intermediate level statistics course. After a brief overview of statistics, the course covers least squares estimation, statistical inference, diagnostic methods, selection and evaluation of functional form, and simultaneous equations estimation. The course focuses more on applied work than on its theoretical underpinnings. Students are actively involved with computer exercises in this course, using the STATA software program. Students will complete a comprehensive statistical research project.

Junior
ECON B360 Econometrics I - Linear Models
3.00 crs.

This is an intermediate level statistics course. After a brief overview of statistics, the course covers least squares estimation, statistical inference, diagnostic methods, selection and evaluation of functional form, and simultaneous equations estimation. The course focuses more on applied work than on its theoretical underpinnings. Students are actively involved with computer exercises in this course, using the STATA software program. Students will complete a comprehensive statistical research project.

Junior
ECON B360 Econometrics I - Linear Models
3.00 crs.

This is an intermediate level statistics course. After a brief overview of statistics, the course covers least squares estimation, statistical inference, diagnostic methods, selection and evaluation of functional form, and simultaneous equations estimation. The course focuses more on applied work than on its theoretical underpinnings. Students are actively involved with computer exercises in this course, using the STATA software program. Students will complete a comprehensive statistical research project.

Junior
BUAN B365 Econometrics II - Time Series
3.00 crs.

This course is an advanced level statistics course focusing on time-series models. The course covers how to detect, estimate, and make valid inferences from univariate, multivariate and potentially panel data. Classic univariate models may include autoregressive, moving average, integrated, and distributed lag models; multivariate models may include vector autoregressions and cointegrated models; and panel-data models include panel-VARs. The course focuses more on applied work than on its theoretical underpinnings. Students are actively involved with computer exercises in this course, using the STATA software program. Students will complete a comprehensive statistical research project.

Junior
ECON B365 Econometrics II - Time Series
3.00 crs.

This course is an advanced level statistics course focusing on time-series models. The course covers how to detect, estimate, and make valid inferences from univariate, multivariate, and potentially panel data. Classic univariate models may include autoregressive, moving average, integrated, and distributed lag models; multivariate models may include vector autoregressions and cointegrated models; panel-data models include panel-VARs. The course focuses more on applied work than on its theoretical underpinnings. Students are actively involved with computer exercises in this course, using the STATA software program. Students will complete a comprehensive statistical research project.

Junior
INTB B370 Import / Export Operations
3.00 crs.

This course covers the basics of international trade, transaction sequencing, transportation and logistics, export pricing, freight forwarding, shipping and collection documents, payment terms and bank collections, tariffs and duties, packing and marking, marine cargo insurance, and import procedures.

Junior, Either LGST B205 or LGST B300 is acceptable
INTB B370 Import / Export Operations
3.00 crs.

This course covers the basics of international trade, transaction sequencing, transportation and logistics, export pricing, freight forwarding, shipping and collection documents, payment terms and bank collections, tariffs and duties, packing and marking, marine cargo insurance, and import procedures.

Junior, Either LGST B205 or LGST B300 is acceptable
INTB B370 Import / Export Operations
3.00 crs.

This course covers the basics of international trade, transaction sequencing, transportation and logistics, export pricing, freight forwarding, shipping and collection documents, payment terms and bank collections, tariffs and duties, packing and marking, marine cargo insurance, and import procedures.

Junior, Either LGST B205 or LGST B300 is acceptable
INTB B370 Import / Export Operations
3.00 crs.

This course covers the basics of international trade, transaction sequencing, transportation and logistics, export pricing, freight forwarding, shipping and collection documents, payment terms and bank collections, tariffs and duties, packing and marking, marine cargo insurance, and import procedures.

Junior, Either LGST B205 or LGST B300 is acceptable
MGT B370 Import / Export Operations
3.00 crs.

This course covers the basics of international trade, transaction sequencing, transportation and logistics, export pricing, freight forwarding, shipping and collection documents, payment terms and bank collections, tariffs and duties, packing and marking, marine cargo insurance, and import procedures.

Junior, Either LGST B205 or LGST B300 is acceptable
MGT B370 Import / Export Operations
3.00 crs.

This course covers the basics of international trade, transaction sequencing, transportation and logistics, export pricing, freight forwarding, shipping and collection documents, payment terms and bank collections, tariffs and duties, packing and marking, marine cargo insurance, and import procedures.

Junior, Either LGST B205 or LGST B300 is acceptable
MKT B370 Import / Export Operations
3.00 crs.

This course covers the basics of international trade, transaction sequencing, transportation and logistics, export pricing, freight forwarding, shipping and collection documents, payment terms and bank collections, tariffs and duties, packing and marking, marine cargo insurance, and import procedures.

Junior, Either LGST B205 or LGST B300 is acceptable
MGT B370 Import / Export Operations
3.00 crs.

This course covers the basics of international trade, transaction sequencing, transportation and logistics, export pricing, freight forwarding, shipping and collection documents, payment terms and bank collections, tariffs and duties, packing and marking, marine cargo insurance, and import procedures.

Junior, Either LGST B205 or LGST B300 is acceptable
MKT B370 Import / Export Operations
3.00 crs.

This course covers the basics of international trade, transaction sequencing, transportation and logistics, export pricing, freight forwarding, shipping and collection documents, payment terms and bank collections, tariffs and duties, packing and marking, marine cargo insurance, and import procedures.

Junior, Either LGST B205 or LGST B300 is acceptable
MGT B370 Import / Export Operations
3.00 crs.

This course covers the basics of international trade, transaction sequencing, transportation and logistics, export pricing, freight forwarding, shipping and collection documents, payment terms and bank collections, tariffs and duties, packing and marking, marine cargo insurance, and import procedures.

Junior, Either LGST B205 or LGST B300 is acceptable
MKT B370 Import / Export Operations
3.00 crs.

This course covers the basics of international trade, transaction sequencing, transportation and logistics, export pricing, freight forwarding, shipping and collection documents, payment terms and bank collections, tariffs and duties, packing and marking, marine cargo insurance, and import procedures.

Junior, Either LGST B205 or LGST B300 is acceptable
MKT B370 Import / Export Operations
3.00 crs.

This course covers the basics of international trade, transaction sequencing, transportation and logistics, export pricing, freight forwarding, shipping and collection documents, payment terms and bank collections, tariffs and duties, packing and marking, marine cargo insurance, and import procedures.

Junior, Either LGST B205 or LGST B300 is acceptable
MGT B375 Contemporary Managerial Decision Making
3.00 crs.

This course prepares students to be effective decision-makers by providing diagnostic and analytical tools / skills for informing effective decisions. A course project requires students to use (1) diagnostic skills to formulate problems, (2) decision-modeling skills to frame and manage results and risk, (3) data collection skills to obtain appropriate information, (4) data analysis skills to draw conclusions, (5) oral and written communication skills to explain why/how the problem can be solved, and (6) managerial skills such as planning, organizing, leading, and controlling to show how the solution can be deployed.

Junior
BUAN B375 Contemporary Managerial Decision Making
3.00 crs.

This course prepares students to be effective decision-makers by providing diagnostic and analytical tools / skills for informing effective decisions. A course project requires students to use (1) diagnostic skills to formulate problems, (2) decision-modeling skills to frame and manage results and risk, (3) data collection skills to obtain appropriate information, (4) data analysis skills to draw conclusions, (5) oral and written communication skills to explain why/how the problem can be solved, and (6) managerial skills such as planning, organizing, leading, and controlling to show how the solution can be deployed.

Junior
MGT B375 Contemporary Managerial Decision Making
3.00 crs.

This course prepares students to be effective decision-makers by providing diagnostic and analytical tools / skills for informing effective decisions. A course project requires students to use (1) diagnostic skills to formulate problems, (2) decision-modeling skills to frame and manage results and risk, (3) data collection skills to obtain appropriate information, (4) data analysis skills to draw conclusions, (5) oral and written communication skills to explain why/how the problem can be solved, and (6) managerial skills such as planning, organizing, leading, and controlling to show how the solution can be deployed.

Junior
MKT B390 Consumer Analysis + Research
3.00 crs.

This course teaches the student how to measure and analyze consumer attitudes and behavior. Measurement techniques covered include observation, interviews, focus groups, and surveys. Analysis tools used include descriptive statistics, chi square, and spreadsheet analysis for value determination.

Junior
MKT B390 Consumer Analysis + Research
3.00 crs.

This course teaches the student how to measure and analyze consumer attitudes and behavior. Measurement techniques covered include observation, interviews, focus groups, and surveys. Analysis tools used include descriptive statistics, chi square, and spreadsheet analysis for value determination.

Junior
BUAN B390 Consumer Analysis + Research
3.00 crs.

This course teaches the student how to measure and analyze consumer attitudes and behavior. Measurement techniques covered include observation, interviews, focus groups, and surveys. Analysis tools used include descriptive statistics, chi square, and spreadsheet analysis for value determination.

Junior
BUAN B390 Consumer Analysis + Research
3.00 crs.

This course teaches the student how to measure and analyze consumer attitudes and behavior. Measurement techniques covered include observation, interviews, focus groups, and surveys. Analysis tools used include descriptive statistics, chi square, and spreadsheet analysis for value determination.

Junior
ACCT B400 Advanced Accounting
3.00 crs.

This course is designed for students to study the accounting reporting principles and procedures used in a variety of multi-corporate entity activities including mergers, acquisitions, and complex business transactions including consolidations.  Partnership formation, operation and changes in membership as well as partnership liquidations are also covered.

Junior
FIN B400 Advanced Financial Management
3.00 crs.

This course examines the theory and practice of financial management through case analysis and readings. Topics considered include working capital management, capital budgeting, financial structure, and dividend policy.

Junior
ACCT B401 Tax Accounting II (Corporate)
3.00 crs.

This course covers concepts and methods of determining federal income tax liability for corporations, partnerships, estates, and trusts.

Junior
MGT B415 Global Supply Chain Management
3.00 crs.

This course introduces students to the strategic importance of good supply chain management practices. Students will be taught to understand how good supply chain management can be a competitive advantage, whereas weaknesses in the supply chain can hurt the performance of a firm. Within the strategic framework, students will be taught to identify facilities, inventory, transportation, information, sourcing, and pricing as the key drivers of supply chain performance. This course also aims to show students how these drivers may be used on a conceptual and practical level during supply chain design, planning, and operation to improve organizational performance.

Junior
MGT B415 Global Supply Chain Management
3.00 crs.

This course introduces students to the strategic importance of good supply chain management practices. Students will be taught to understand how good supply chain management can be a competitive advantage, whereas weaknesses in the supply chain can hurt the performance of a firm. Within the strategic framework, students will be taught to identify facilities, inventory, transportation, information, sourcing, and pricing as the key drivers of supply chain performance. This course also aims to show students how these drivers may be used on a conceptual and practical level during supply chain design, planning, and operation to improve organizational performance.

Junior
INTB B415 Global Supply Chain Management
3.00 crs.

This course introduces students to the strategic importance of good supply chain management practices. Students will be taught to understand how good supply chain management can be a competitive advantage, whereas weaknesses in the supply chain can hurt the performance of a firm. Within the strategic framework, students will be taught to identify facilities, inventory, transportation, information, sourcing, and pricing as the key drivers of supply chain performance. This course also aims to show students how these drivers may be used on a conceptual and practical level during supply chain design, planning, and operation to improve organizational performance.

Junior
INTB B415 Global Supply Chain Management
3.00 crs.

This course introduces students to the strategic importance of good supply chain management practices. Students will be taught to understand how good supply chain management can be a competitive advantage, whereas weaknesses in the supply chain can hurt the performance of a firm. Within the strategic framework, students will be taught to identify facilities, inventory, transportation, information, sourcing, and pricing as the key drivers of supply chain performance. This course also aims to show students how these drivers may be used on a conceptual and practical level during supply chain design, planning, and operation to improve organizational performance.

Junior
MGT B420 Leadership + Team Building
3.00 crs.

This course examines leadership as a process of influencing others toward the achievement of goals. The process functions through complex interactions among the leader, relevant followers, and shared situations. This course introduces students to current research and methodology relating to each of the three components of leadership, in the role of developing effective teamwork.

Junior
MGT B430 Entrepreneurial Strategy
3.00 crs.

This course provides an in-depth look at the process of building a repeatable and scalable business venture from ideation through achievement of meaningful scale and eventual venture exit. The course focuses on the unique challenges of managing a rapidly growing business. The course is taught as a series of advanced case discussions supplemented with practitioner lectures studying the strategic decisions and day-to-day operational challenges of real start-up companies.

Junior
ENTR B430 Entrepreneurial Strategy
3.00 crs.

This course provides an in-depth look at the process of building a repeatable and scalable business venture from ideation through achievement of meaningful scale and eventual venture exit. The course focuses on the unique challenges of managing a rapidly growing business. The course is taught as a series of advanced case discussions supplemented with practitioner lectures studying the strategic decisions and day-to-day operational challenges of real start-up companies.

Junior
INTB B435 Multinational Business Strategy
3.00 crs.

This course is designed to enhance the student’s analytical, research, communication, and strategic skills via two methods–first, in-depth class discussions of concepts and cases focusing on the opportunities, challenges, and strategies pursued by large multinationals; second, an applied research project whereby students formulate and defend a global strategic plan for a company, after performing a strategic audit and assessing the forces and trends shaping the future of the industry in which it operates.

Junior
INTB B435 Multinational Business Strategy
3.00 crs.

This course is designed to enhance the student’s analytical, research, communication, and strategic skills via two methods–first, in-depth class discussions of concepts and cases focusing on the opportunities, challenges, and strategies pursued by large multinationals; second, an applied research project whereby students formulate and defend a global strategic plan for a company, after performing a strategic audit and assessing the forces and trends shaping the future of the industry in which it operates.

Junior
INTB B435 Multinational Business Strategy
3.00 crs.

This course is designed to enhance the student’s analytical, research, communication, and strategic skills via two methods–first, in-depth class discussions of concepts and cases focusing on the opportunities, challenges, and strategies pursued by large multinationals; second, an applied research project whereby students formulate and defend a global strategic plan for a company, after performing a strategic audit and assessing the forces and trends shaping the future of the industry in which it operates.

Junior
FIN B440 Entrepreneurial Finance
3.00 crs.

This course follows the financial decisions over the of the life cycle of an entrepreneurial venture from the creation of the business through raising capital, managing for growth, and exit through acquisition or IPO.

Junior
FIN B440 Entrepreneurial Finance
3.00 crs.

This course follows the financial decisions over the of the life cycle of an entrepreneurial venture from the creation of the business through raising capital, managing for growth, and exit through acquisition or IPO.

Junior
ENTR B440 Entrepreneurial Finance
3.00 crs.

This course follows the financial decisions over the life cycle of an entrepreneurial venture from the creation of the business through raising capital, managing for growth, and exit through acquisition or IPO.

Junior
ENTR B440 Entrepreneurial Finance
3.00 crs.

This course follows the financial decisions over the life cycle of an entrepreneurial venture from the creation of the business through raising capital, managing for growth, and exit through acquisition or IPO.

Junior
FIN B450 Real Estate Investments + Finance
3.00 crs.

This course analyzes real estate financing and investment, vis-a-vis other investment alternatives in a risk-return framework. Primary focus is on evaluating the risk-return potential of income producing real property.

Junior
MKT B455 Strategic Brand Management
3.00 crs.

This course explores the importance of brands and the process of branding as a vital element of the success of businesses and other organizations. This course is designed to develop student’s ability to build, measure, and manage brand equity through effective and strategic brand promotion. Projects include an audit of a real company’s branding strategy and brand promotion campaigns.

Junior
MKT B455 Strategic Brand Management
3.00 crs.

This course explores the importance of brands and the process of branding as a vital element of the success of businesses and other organizations. This course is designed to develop student’s ability to build, measure, and manage brand equity through effective and strategic brand promotion. Projects include an audit of a real company’s branding strategy and brand promotion campaigns.

Junior
MGT B455 Strategic Brand Management
3.00 crs.

This course explores the importance of brands and the process of branding as a vital element of the success of businesses and other organizations. This course is designed to develop student’s ability to build, measure, and manage brand equity through effective and strategic brand promotion. Projects include an audit of a real company’s branding strategy and brand promotion campaigns.

Junior
MGT B455 Strategic Brand Management
3.00 crs.

This course explores the importance of brands and the process of branding as a vital element of the success of businesses and other organizations. This course is designed to develop student’s ability to build, measure, and manage brand equity through effective and strategic brand promotion. Projects include an audit of a real company’s branding strategy and brand promotion campaigns.

Junior
MKT B460 Electronic Marketing
3.00 crs.

The course is designed to enable students to understand and gain experience using the Google Analytics platform. Google Analytics is a widely used web analytics software program. The course is designed to prepare students to pass the certification exam offered by Google. At the end of this course, top performing students will earn an individual certification from Google, which will make any student a highly desirable job candidate (i.e., a Google certified professional may have more job offers at a higher dollar amount compared to fellow students who have a four-year degree without this professional certification). To a lesser extent, the course may also discuss search engine marketing, paid search advertising, search engine optimization, online retailing, and social media marketing topics.

Junior
FIN B460 Financial Derivatives
3.00 crs.

This course provides undergraduate students with the knowledge and comprehension of financial derivative instruments by providing theory and practice. Future, forward, option and swap contracts are discussed in detail as they apply to stocks, interest rates, foreign exchange and commodities. For each type of derivative instrument, underlying risk exposure, pricing and trading are discussed. Different trading strategies using options are provided with actual market information. Special emphasis is on the actual usage of derivatives within real markets for hedging and speculating purposes.

Junior
BA B493 Special Topics
1.00 crs., 3.00 crs.

This course designation is applied to topical electives in Accounting offered on an irregular basis.

Junior
ACCT B493 Special Topics in Accounting
3.00 crs.

This course designation is applied to topical electives in Accounting offered on an irregular basis.

Junior
BUAN B493 Special Topics in Decision Science
3.00 crs.

This course designation is applied to topical electives in Decision Science offered on an irregular basis.

Junior
ECON B493 Special Topics in Economics
3.00 crs.

This course designation is applied to topical electives in Economics offered on an irregular basis.

Junior
ECON B493 Special Topics in Economics
3.00 crs.

This course designation is applied to topical electives in Economics offered on an irregular basis.

Junior
ENTR B493 Special Topics in Entrepreneurship
3.00 crs.

This course designation is applied to topical electives in Entrepreneurship offered on an irregular basis.

Junior
FIN B493 Special Topics in Finance
3.00 crs.

This course designation is applied to topical electives in Finance offered on an irregular basis. Previous topics include speculative markets (derivatives); real estate appraisal; portfolio analysis; global financial markets; entrepreneurship, expectations, and equilibrium; and investment banking.

Junior
LGST B493 Special Topics in Legal Studies
3.00 crs.

This course designation is applied to topical electives in Legal Studies offered on an irregular basis.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
LGST B493 Special Topics in Legal Studies
3.00 crs.

This course designation is applied to topical electives in Legal Studies offered on an irregular basis.

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
MGT B493 Special Topics in Management
3.00 crs.

This course designation is applied to topical electives in Management offered on an irregular basis.

Junior
MKT B493 Special Topics in Marketing
3.00 crs.

This course designation is applied to topical electives in Marketing offered on an irregular basis.

Junior
BA B497 Business Internship
3.00 crs.

Internships give you the chance to explore your chosen field, as well as, allow you to pursue specialized business topics in a professional setting. One internship is required for graduation. See description in College of Business Overview for a complete listing of requirements and approval process.

See description in College of Business overview

Junior, Overall GPA of 2.0
BA B499 Independent Study
3.00 crs.

See description in College of Business overview

Junior, Overall GPA of 2.0
ACCT B499 Independent Study in Accounting
3.00 crs.

See description in College of Business overview

Junior, Overall GPA of 2.0
BUAN B499 Independent Study in Decision Science
3.00 crs.

See description in College of Business overview

Junior, Overall GPA of 2.0
ENTR B499 Independent Study in Entrepreneurship
3.00 crs.

See description in College of Business overview

Junior, Overall GPA of 2.0
FIN B499 Independent Study in Finance
3.00 crs.

See description in College of Business overview

Junior, Overall GPA of 2.0
INTB B499 Independent Study in International Business
3.00 crs.

See description in College of Business overview

Junior, Overall GPA of 2.0
LGST B499 Independent Study in Legal Studies
3.00 crs.

See description in College of Business overview

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted, Overall GPA of 2.0
LGST B499 Independent Study in Legal Studies
3.00 crs.

See description in College of Business overview

Junior, Any of the prerequisites are accepted, Overall GPA of 2.0
MGT B499 Independent Study in Management
3.00 crs.

See description in College of Business overview

Junior, Overall GPA of 2.0
MKT B499 Independent Study in Marketing
3.00 crs.

See description in College of Business overview

Junior, Overall GPA of 2.0
THEA M410 Directing
3.00 crs.

Basic concepts of stage directing, script analysis, blocking, casting, rehearsal procedures, and other problems of presentation will be discussed.

Junior, or permission of instructor, Non-major prerequisites: junior standing and permission of instructor
THEA M410 Directing
3.00 crs.

Basic concepts of stage directing, script analysis, blocking, casting, rehearsal procedures, and other problems of presentation will be discussed.

Junior, or permission of instructor, Non-major prerequisites: junior standing and permission of instructor
MUPD M410 Piano Pedagogy VII: Practicum
1.00 crs.

Each student will be apprenticed to a New Orleans area piano teacher as an assistant teacher with grades determined in consultation with each cooperating teacher. Observations will be made periodically by a member of the piano pedagogy faculty, in addition to those of the supervisory teacher.

Junior
MUTH M499 Independent Study
1.00 crs., 3.00 crs.

A student may apply for an independent study only in the following two cases: the student needs a course for graduation which is not presently being offered, or the student desires to study a topic(s) not covered in courses offered by the college. In general, students applying for independent study should possess at least junior standing. Exceptions must be discussed with and approved by the associate dean. Students must also complete a formal application prior to registration and obtain approval from the desired tenured instructor and the associate dean. 

Overall GPA of 2.0, Junior
MUGN M499 Independent Study
1.00 crs., 3.00 crs.

A student may apply for an independent study only in the following two cases: the student needs a course for graduation which is not presently being offered, or the student desires to study a topic(s) not covered in courses offered by the college. In general, students applying for independent study should possess at least junior standing. Exceptions must be discussed with and approved by the associate dean. Students must also complete a formal application prior to registration and obtain approval from the desired tenured instructor and the associate dean. 

Overall GPA of 2.0, Junior
MUIN M499 Independent Study
1.00 crs., 3.00 crs.

A student may apply for an independent study only in the following two cases: the student needs a course for graduation which is not presently being offered, or the student desires to study a topic(s) not covered in courses offered by the college. In general, students applying for independent study should possess at least junior standing. Exceptions must be discussed with and approved by the associate dean. Students must also complete a formal application prior to registration and obtain approval from the desired tenured instructor and the associate dean.

Junior, Overall GPA of 2.0