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EBA101 Principles of Accounting The accounting cycle; the fundamental concepts and techniques of accounting for business transactions, the preparation of financial statements and the use of accounting data and analysis decisions. 3 credits.
EBA102 Principles of Accounting See EBA101. 3 credits.
EBE101 Principles of Macroeconomics Important concepts in macroeconomics, e.g. investment, consumption, monetary and fiscal policy. The course focuses on the impact on employment and the price level of such factors as consumer and investment demand; the money supply; interest rates and government fiscal, monetary and debt management policies. 3 credits.
EBE102 Principles of Microeconomics Important concepts in microeconomics, e.g., demand and supply functions, and competitive and monopolistic markets. The course examines the demand and supply functions; product market; and partial equilibrium under conditions of competitive and monopolistic markets. 3 credits.
EBF101 Principles of Finance A survey course introducing the student to the financial markets and institutions of both the United States and the Russian economies. Areas covered include source and uses of short-and long-term funds, corporate financial management principles and practices, financing the consumer, the government, real state and methods of businesses large and small. Prerequisite: EBE101. 3 credits.
EBF210 Investment Principles A study of the legal and financial characteristics of the various kinds of investments, including all types of corporate securities and their value, public securities of governmental units, the uses of options, futures, and indexing. Also covered are the operations of the different security exchanges, the sources of financial information, the technical approach to analysis, regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission and other protective measures for investors. Prerequisite: EBF101 or permission of the instructor. 3 credits.
EBF220 Corporate Finance A fundamental course on basic managerial financial tools, specifically financial management and controls, working capital management, capital budgeting, sources and forms of corporate financing, determining the cost of capital, and other aspects of corporate financial analysis. Prerequisite: EBF101. 3 credits.
EBK101 Principles of Marketing A basic course on the tool of marketing; marketing research, product pricing and distribution, coupled with both team and individual CLPP projects Prerequisite: EBE101. 3 credits.
EBK204 Marketing Management The principles of management as related to the marketing objectives of the enterprise, including the nature of demand analysis, cost and profit analysis, distribution analysis, and product planning. Prerequisite: EBK101. 3 credits.
EBM101 Principles of Management Contemporary management, history, concepts and tools; qualitative and quantitative concepts; planning; case application; managerial styles; Prerequisite: EBE101. 3 credits.
EBM202 Organizational Theory & Behavior The contribution of the social sciences to understanding human behavior in the employer-employee relationship: individual motivation, perception and learning, group processes, communication and power, attitudes and opinion, employee dynamics and employer motivation programs. Prerequisite: EBM101. 3 credits.
EBM213 Business Law I Fundamental principles of contract law, contracts of guaranty and suretyship, and the law of sales and secured transactions under the Uniform Commercial Code. 3 credits.
EBM224 Human Resources Management This course covers the management and development of personnel. Recruitment, selection, and training of employees. Management techniques and productivity factors, including fringe benefits, profit sharing and employee-management labor relations. Prerequisite EBM101. 3 credits.
EBM320 Entrepreneurship and Management of Small Business The study and critical analysis of the principles and procedures for establishing, developing and managing a small business. Differences between large and small business management are examined. Attention is given to the personal attributes needed for successful entrepreneurship. Prerequisite: EBM101, EBE101, EBE102. 3 credits.
EBM493 Business Policy Develops approaches to defining and analyzing total organizational and top management problems, and to formulating and implementing corporate objectives and strategy. Special attention is given to ethical aspects of business management. Course assumes familiarity with the major functions and disciplines of business such as accounting, economics, finance, marketing and personnel administration. Comprehensive case studies are used to develop policy skills. Prerequisite: Senior standing. 3 credits.
EBE204 Money and Banking The organization and operation of financial systems, both public and private. Money and capital markets, commercial banking, and monetary and fiscal policy. Prerequisites: EBE101, EBE102. 3 credits.
EBE211 Intermediate Macroeconomics Theory of consumption and investment behavior, money demand theory, and the theory of inflation. Problems and techniques of macro- economic forecasting. Prerequisites: EBE101, EBE102. 3 credits.
EBE212 Intermediate Microeconomics Concepts from utility theory, economics and uncertainty, labor market and capital theory, and general equilibrium and welfare theory. Prerequisites: EBE101, EBE102. 3 credits.
EBE311 Comparative Economic Systems The assumptions, institutions, performance, and planning of market economies as compared with those of centrally planned economies. Prerequisites: EBE101, EBE102. 3 credits.
EBE312 History of Economic Thought The major economic schools of thought in the 18th and 19th centuries, especially the works of Adam Smith, Thomas Malthus, John Stuart Mill and Karl Marx. Prerequisites: EBE101, EBE102. 3 credits.
EBE325 Public Finance Deals with decision making for government activities and expenditures, as affected by certain relevant areas of economics, political science, and administrative theory. Special emphasis is given to cost-benefit analysis, budget systems, program budgeting, effects of taxation on equity and efficiency, fiscal policy and intergovernmental fiscal relations. Examines the role of government in such fields as education, air pollution and urban renewal. Prerequisites: EBE101, EBE102. 3 credits.
EBE408 International Trade and Monetary Systems An intensive examination of modern theories of international commercial policy and the balance of payments mechanism within the international monetary system. Developments in trade theory, the role of international reserves and the use of exchange controls are discussed. Prerequisites: EBE101, EBE102. 3 credits.
EBM310 Multinational Business Management This course expands the fundamentals of management from the domestic to the international arena. Concentration is given to the strategies and structure of the multinational enterprise, the movement of funds, goods, skills and technology across borders, barriers to entry, home/host governments, country (macro) and project (micro) risk models, staffing, ethics, corporate responsibility, and socioeconomic influences. Lectures, cases and research projects emphasize comparative management. Prerequisites: EBM101, EBK101. 3 credits.
COA101 Art of Western Civilization This course examines classical and modern art and its development in Western societies. 3 credits.
HIS141 The Emergence of the United States The interplay of the political and social forces in America from the colonial period to the 1990s with special attention given to the rise of political parties, the development of sectionalism, the causes and results of the Civil War, industrial growth, Progressivism, the New Deal, and the emergence of the Cold War. 3 credits.
HIS382 History of Russia The roots of modernization and revolution in nineteenth-century Russia, followed by developments in the USSR, including the Russian Revolution, World War II, foreign policy, ideological conflicts and the end of the Cold War. 3 credits.
MAT120 Pre-Calculus Mathematics Functions, solution of equations and systems of equations, the trigonometric functions and their graphs, addition theorems and identities, logarithmic and exponential functions, and elementary analytic geometry. 3 credits.
MAT240 Finite Mathematics Review of set algebra functions and relations, Boolean algebra and applications, counting techniques and elementary combinations, basic concepts of probability theory of logic, vectors and matrices, linear systems of equations, linear programming. Prerequisite: MAT120 or examinations. 3 credits.
MAT261 Statistics for Social Science Majors Basic concepts in descriptive and inferential statistics including measurement scales, frequency distributions, measures of central tendency and dispersion, normal distribution, correlation coefficients, linear regression, probability theory, binomial distribution, and parametric and non-parametric tests of significant differences. Prerequisite: MAT120 or higher examination. 3 credits.
MCO140 Computer Concepts with Microcomputer Applications Applications Personal computers present new opportunities for people to directly interface with computer-based systems. The course begins to discuss and answer basic questions such as: What is a computer? How does it work? How can I make it do what I want? The students receive hands-on experience in using non-procedural programs such as a spread sheet, data base, and word processing programs which are taught and utilized with exercises drawn from everyday business situations. 3 credits.
PHI101 Introduction to Philosophy Classical and contemporary writings in such areas as ethics, epistemology, metaphysics, political and social philosophy, philosophy of science and aesthetics. Emphasis on techniques of critical analysis. 3 credits.
PHI201 History of Ideas Examination of the major figures and movements in the World Philosophy: from the Ancient Greek, Indian and Chinese to the twentieth-century existentialism, phenomenology, pragmatism and positivism. 3 credits.
POL101 American Politics The institutions of American government and the forces that shape governmental action, with emphasis on federal-state relations, the structure and functions of interest groups and political parties, the role of the Presidency, the operation of the Congress, the courts and the federal bureaucracy. 3 credits.
COC121 Logic in Communication The adequacy of observation and testimony, validity of inference and expert opinion; logical organization in composition; fallacies in the context of human relations and the mass media. 3 credits.
COC301 Commercial Advertising Principles and practices in media advertising. Intensive exercises in the preparation and editing of copy and formats. 3 credits.
COM121 Ethics in Communication Analysis of classical and modern views of ethics and their relation to communication. Evaluation of contemporary standards and practices in the theater, pulpit, lecture, platform, bar, film industry, broadcasting media and the press. 3 credits.
COM122 Mass Media in America Mass media of communications: their responsibilities, value, structure and control: techniques and effectiveness of the press, radio, television and films. An examination of the freedoms of speech and press in conflict with the rights of the public. 3 credits.
MAT121 Calculus I Continuity, limits, differentiation, and integration of polynomial, exponential and trigonometric functions. Applications to geometry, physics, and other areas. Prerequisite: MAT120 or Exam. 4 credits.
MAT122 Calculus II Continuity, limits, differentiation, and integration of polynomial, exponential and trigonometric functions. Applications to geometry, physics, and other areas. Prerequisite: MAT121. 4 credits.
MAT211 Linear Algebra Linear equations, matrices and determinants; linear transformations; vector spaces; eigenvalues and eigenvectors; similarity of matrices; canonical forms and invariant subspaces. 3 credits.
MAT231 Probability Theory probability density functions, independence, conditional probability, Bayes theorem, the analysis of binomial, exponential, Poisson, normal, and gamma distributions, applications of the central limit theorem. Prerequisite: MAT122. 3 credits.
MAT232 Quantitative Analysis Hypothesis testing, t-test, Chi-square, goodness of fit, contingency tables and correlation analysis, principles of statistical inference, point correlation and regression analysis. Prerequisite: MAT231. 3 credits.
MAT331 Mathematics of Compound Interest Measurement of interest, simple and compound interest, present value, rate of discount, varying interest, time determination, equations of value; annuities, perpetuities, yield rates, time-weighted rates, portfolio methods and investment year methods. Amortization schedules and sinking funds; bonds and securities and other financial instruments. Prerequisite: MAT122. 3 credits.
PHI211 Logic Techniques for testing the validity of arguments and recognizing fallacious reasoning. Syllogisms, truth tables, and natural deduction. 3 credits.
PHI222 Ethics Classical and contemporary approaches to the nature of moral discourse, the meaning of ethical concepts and the basis of morality; analysis of contemporary ethical problems. 3 credits.
PHI225 Business Ethics An examination of ethical issues that arise in the context of business. The relevance of ethical theory to such issues as consumer rights, truth in advertising, obligations to shareholders and negotiating strategies is discussed. 3 credits.
POL102 Comparative Politics An introduction to the approaches and concepts of comparative cross-national political analysis, focusing on selected Western and non-Western political systems. Policy-making structures, political parties and party systems, elites and interest groups are compared and the impact of ideology, political culture, and personality and social cleavages is assessed. 3 credits.
POL103 International Relations How nations and transnational actors interact in the international arena and why they behave the way they do with reference to power, balance of power, deterrence, imperialism, diplomacy and negotiations, international law, international organization, collective security, war, and the interrelationship between international economic issues and international politics. 3 credits.
POL201 Introduction to Political Theory A survey of political theory from Aristotle to the present. The development of political ideas and the writings of major political theorists in their historical and institutional contexts. 3 credits.
POL222 International Law A case study approach to the nature, role and function of international law. Special attention is given to the origins and sources of international law and to its role in contemporary international relations. 3 credits.
POL242 Congress and the Legislative Process An examination of the United States Congress and its role in the political process. Topics studied will include the relations between congressmen and their constituencies, congressional elections, the internal formal and informal structure of Congress, and the nature of congressional decision-making in various policy areas. Prerequisite: POL101 or permission of instructor (department). 3 credits.
POL244 American Political Parties and The Electoral Process The structure and operation of American political parties, with emphasis on their organization, leadership, and political role. The course will also examine electoral strategies, the use of polls and the media, the effects of issues and personalities, and recent campaign financing laws. Prerequisite: POL101 or permission of instructor (department). 3 credits.
POL311 Introduction to Legal Principles The nature, evolution, and purpose of law within human societies: the sources and techniques of the law, the distinction between public and private law, and an examination of some key conceptual problems arising under criminal law and the law of contract, property and tort. Prerequisite: HMH101 and HMH102 or permission of instructor (department). 3 credits.
POL315 American Foreign Policy The formulation and conduct of American foreign policy since World War II. The changing relationship between the United States and the Communist world, developing countries, AmericaЃLs Western allies, and the nations of the Middle East is traced and the problems of arms control, national security and international political economy are analyzed. Prerequisite: POL101 or permission of instructor (department). 3 credits.
PSY101 Introduction to Psychology Psychology as a behavioral science and profession. Topics include: biological bases of behavior, states of consciousness, learning and intelligence, personality and adjustment, mental health and abnormal behavior. 3 credits.
PSY102 Social Psychology Values, attitudes and behavior as influenced by family, school, community and culture. Bases for friendship, love prejudice, and antisocial behavior. Group dynamics involved in conformity, conflict and cooperation. Prerequisite: PSY101. 3 credits.
PSY221 Industrial Psychology Psychological methods for selecting and training employees, enhancing morale of workers and improving mental health and abnormal behavior. Prerequisite: PSY101. 3 credits.
SAS103 Introduction to Sociology The unique perspectives and methods of social science for understanding the social realities of everyday life; the concept of culture, socialization, social perception and cognition; semiotics and anthropological linguistics; the sociology of knowledge, social ethics and norms; groups and stratification, culture continuity and change; human ecology. 3 credits.
SAS255 Culture Anthropological and sociological thought on culture, a concept of social science from pre-scientific times to the present. Review of the major evolutionists, diffusionists, functionalists, culture and personality theorists, and structuralists in relation to cultureЃLs origins, effects, change, and continuity. Prerequisite: SAS103. 3 credits.
SSC103 Confederation of Independent States Topics include the events which led to the fall of communism, the breakdown of the Soviet Union, the emerging independent states, the rise of the Russian Federation and leadership trends, political transformation, economic transformation, and military transformation. 3 credits.
LLE100 Introduction to English Composition Intensive post-developmental reading and writing, leading to confidence and proficiency in the composition of three paragraph essays, and concluding with an introduction to the five paragraph essay form. Prerequisite: ESL or placement by examination. 3 credits.
LLE101 English Composition I Extensive practice in the composition of clear, concise and grammatically correct sentences and paragraphs with special emphasis on the five-paragraph essay and the research paper. 3 credits.
LLE102 English Composition II See LLE101. 3 credits.
COC101 Fundamentals of Speech Intensive study of the preparation and delivery of various forms of public address. Emphasis is placed on unity of purpose, coherence of arrangement and clarity of style, as well as on improvement of articulation and voice patterns. 3 credits.
LLE203 Report Writing Extensive study of writing clear, accurate and persuasive business reports. Emphasis on researching, organizing and presenting information. 3 credits.
LLE220 Survey of Modern Literature A survey of modern literature from the classical through the modern eras. The course covers the literature of the United States, Russia, France, the United Kingdom, among others. Prerequisite: LLE102 or Exam. 3 credits.
LLE372 The Modern American Novel Major twentieth-century novelists, with emphasis on James, Dreiser, Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Faulkner. Prerequisite: HML201 or permission of instructor (department). 3 credits.