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Management Minor

Management Studies
Labovitz School of Business and Economics
  • Program Type: Undergraduate minor related to major
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2018
  • Required credits in this minor: 12 to 30
The management minor provides a general overview of theories and practices which adds value to the business education of students.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Admission Requirements
A GPA above 2.0 is preferred for the following:
  • 2.60 already admitted to the degree-granting college
  • 2.60 transferring from another University of Minnesota college
  • 2.60 transferring from outside the University
For information about University of Minnesota admission requirements, visit the Office of Admissions website.
Minor Requirements
The management minor is available to LSBE and Non-LSBE students.
Program Sub-plans
Students are required to complete one of the following sub-plans.
Organizational Management for BBA/BAcc Students
B.Acc./B.B.A. candidates may wish to supplement their major coursework by completing a program-specific minor. (The general business administration minor, composed of the LSBE core, is not available to LSBE students.) Forms for declaring the minor are available in 111A Labovitz School of Business and Economics Building and may be submitted with the application for candidacy or any time after formal admission to a degree program.
Required Courses (12 cr)
MGTS 3401 - Organizational Behavior and Management (3.0 cr)
Group A
Courses must be from 2 different categories.
Take 2 or more course(s) totaling 6 or more credit(s) from the following:
Take 0 or more course(s) from the following:
· MGTS 4411 - High Performance Organization Design and Transformation (3.0 cr)
· MGTS 4295 - Special Macro Topics: (Various Titles to be Assigned) (1.0-3.0 cr)
· Take 0 or more course(s) from the following:
· MGTS 4431 - Leadership Studies (3.0 cr)
· MGTS 4451 - Management Inquiry (3.0 cr)
· MGTS 4195 - Micro Special Topics: (Various Titles to be Assigned) (1.0-3.0 cr)
· Take 0 or more course(s) from the following:
· MGTS 4461 - Business Ethics (3.0 cr)
· MGTS 4463 - Sustainability and Sustainable Management (3.0 cr)
Group B
Take 1 or more course(s) totaling 3 or more credit(s) from the following:
· One MGTS 44xx course
· MGTS 4395 - Process Special Topics: (Various Titles to be Assigned) (1.0-3.0 cr)
· MGTS 4931 - Family Business Management (3.0 cr)
Organizational Management for Non-LSBE Students
Non-LSBE Students Pre-Minor Core (15 - 18 cr)
Students are encouraged to complete ECON 1022 and 1023 as pre-minor core prerequisites.
ACCT 2001 - Principles of Financial Accounting (3.0 cr)
ECON 2030 - Applied Statistics for Business and Economics [LOGIC & QR] (3.0 cr)
FMIS 2201 - Information Technology in Business (3.0 cr)
MGTS 1101 - Introduction to Business [LE CAT8] (3.0 cr)
ECON 1003 - Economics and Society [LE CAT8, SOC SCI] (3.0 cr)
or ECON 1022 - Principles of Economics: Macro [LE CAT6, SOC SCI] (3.0 cr)
ECON 1023 - Principles of Economics: Micro [LE CAT6, SOC SCI] (3.0 cr)
Required Courses (12 cr)
MGTS 3401 - Organizational Behavior and Management (3.0 cr)
Group A
Courses must be from 2 different categories.
Take 2 or more course(s) totaling 6 or more credit(s) from the following:
Take 0 or more course(s) from the following:
· MGTS 4411 - High Performance Organization Design and Transformation (3.0 cr)
· MGTS 4295 - Special Macro Topics: (Various Titles to be Assigned) (1.0-3.0 cr)
· Take 0 or more course(s) from the following:
· MGTS 4431 - Leadership Studies (3.0 cr)
· MGTS 4451 - Management Inquiry (3.0 cr)
· MGTS 4195 - Micro Special Topics: (Various Titles to be Assigned) (1.0-3.0 cr)
· Take 0 or more course(s) from the following:
· MGTS 4461 - Business Ethics (3.0 cr)
· MGTS 4463 - Sustainability and Sustainable Management (3.0 cr)
Group B
Take 1 or more course(s) totaling 3 or more credit(s) from the following:
· One MGTS 44xx course
· MGTS 4395 - Process Special Topics: (Various Titles to be Assigned) (1.0-3.0 cr)
· MGTS 4931 - Family Business Management (3.0 cr)
Human Resource Management for BAA/BAcc Students
B.Acc./B.B.A. candidates may wish to supplement their major coursework by completing a program-specific minor. (The general business administration minor, composed of the LSBE core, is not available to LSBE students.) Forms for declaring the minor are available in 111A Labovitz School of Business and Economics Building and may be submitted with the application for candidacy or any time after formal admission to a degree program.
Requirements (12 cr)
MGTS 3801 - Human Resource Management (3.0 cr)
Take 3 or more course(s) totaling 9 or more credit(s) from the following:
· MGTS 4821 - Staffing Work Organizations (3.0 cr)
· MGTS 4831 - Compensation Systems (3.0 cr)
· MGTS 4841 - Training and Development (3.0 cr)
· MGTS 4851 - Labor Relations (3.0 cr)
· MGTS 4861 - International Human Resource Management (3.0 cr)
· MGTS 4871 - Strategic Human Resource Management (3.0 cr)
· MGTS 4881 - Human Resource Issues and Trends (3.0 cr)
· MGTS 4895 - Special Topics: (Various Titles to be Assigned) (1.0-3.0 cr)
Human Resources Management for Non-LSBE Students
Non-LSBE Students Pre-Minor Core (15 - 18 cr)
Students are encouraged to complete ECON 1022 and 1023 as pre-minor core prerequisites.
ACCT 2001 - Principles of Financial Accounting (3.0 cr)
ECON 2030 - Applied Statistics for Business and Economics [LOGIC & QR] (3.0 cr)
FMIS 2201 - Information Technology in Business (3.0 cr)
MGTS 1101 - Introduction to Business [LE CAT8] (3.0 cr)
ECON 1003 - Economics and Society [LE CAT8, SOC SCI] (3.0 cr)
or ECON 1022 - Principles of Economics: Macro [LE CAT6, SOC SCI] (3.0 cr)
ECON 1023 - Principles of Economics: Micro [LE CAT6, SOC SCI] (3.0 cr)
Requirements (12 cr)
MGTS 3801 - Human Resource Management (3.0 cr)
Take at most 9 credit(s) from the following:
· MGTS 4821 - Staffing Work Organizations (3.0 cr)
· MGTS 4831 - Compensation Systems (3.0 cr)
· MGTS 4841 - Training and Development (3.0 cr)
· MGTS 4851 - Labor Relations (3.0 cr)
· MGTS 4861 - International Human Resource Management (3.0 cr)
· MGTS 4871 - Strategic Human Resource Management (3.0 cr)
· MGTS 4881 - Human Resource Issues and Trends (3.0 cr)
· MGTS 4895 - Special Topics: (Various Titles to be Assigned) (1.0-3.0 cr)
 
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MGTS 3401 - Organizational Behavior and Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: LSBE candidate or business administration minor or approved Organizational Management minor or college consent
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Introduction to organizations, management processes, and understanding human behavior at work. Covers the effects of the external environment, organizational structure, job design, teams, and leadership on employees, attitudes, motivation, and behavior. prereq: LSBE candidate or business administration minor or approved Organizational Management minor or college consent
MGTS 4411 - High Performance Organization Design and Transformation
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
The course introduces knowledge and develops skills on how to design and change organizational systmes to achieve optimal performance. Students are explose to modern and classic organizational theories on how to maximize efficiency and innovation. Building upon the knowledge, students will diagnose organizational systems to identify areas of improvement and subsequently plan and orchestrate a change process to tranform organizations for high performance. prereq: 3401, LSBE candidate or college consent
MGTS 4295 - Special Macro Topics: (Various Titles to be Assigned)
Credits: 1.0 -3.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Fall, Spring & Summer
Enables students, working closely with the instructional faculty, to explore one or more contemporary macro management issues in substantial depth. prereq: LSBE candidate, 3401 or college consent; maximum of 6 credits between MGTS 4295 and MGTS 4495 Macro Topics
MGTS 4431 - Leadership Studies
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: 3401, LSBE candidate or or Non-LSBE Organizational Management minor or college consent
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
A survey of the leadership literature aimed at the development of an understanding of leaders and the leadership process. An exploration of such questions as: Who as a person is the leader? How do people come to the position of a leader? What is the nature of leadership as a process? How do leaders influence others? What is participative leadership? What is charismatic and transformational leadership? prereq: 3401, LSBE candidate or or Non-LSBE Organizational Management minor or college consent
MGTS 4451 - Management Inquiry
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: 3401, 3801, approved LSBE candidate or approved non-LSBE Organizational Management minor or college consent
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Methods employed by organizational specialists in conducting applied inquiry (research) to assist organizational decision making, coupled with an examination of a contemporary management issue. Preparation and written/oral presentation of research findings from student-conducted field, laboratory, or library research projects focused on contemporary management issues. prereq: 3401, 3801, approved LSBE candidate or approved non-LSBE Organizational Management minor or college consent
MGTS 4195 - Micro Special Topics: (Various Titles to be Assigned)
Credits: 1.0 -3.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Fall, Spring & Summer
Enables students, working closely with the instructional faculty, to explore one or more micro management issues in substantial depth. prereq: LSBE candidate, 3401 or college consent; maximum of 6 credits between MGTS 4195 and MGTS 4495 Micro Topics
MGTS 4461 - Business Ethics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: 3401, 3801, LSBE candidate or approved non-LSBE Organizational Management minor or college consent
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Stakeholder theory, ethical decision-making frameworks, ethical business and function-specific issues (e.g., organizational management, human resource management), with business as part of larger system (e.g., economic, political, social. Emphasis on external environment--economics, culture, government, technology). prereq: 3401, 3801, LSBE candidate or approved non-LSBE Organizational Management minor or college consent
MGTS 4463 - Sustainability and Sustainable Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: 3401 and LSBE candidate or approved non-LSBE Organizational Management Minor or instructor consent; no grad credit
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
This course will introduce students to the concepts of sustainability in a managerial context. prereq: 3401 and LSBE candidate or approved non-LSBE Organizational Management Minor or instructor consent; no grad credit
MGTS 4395 - Process Special Topics: (Various Titles to be Assigned)
Credits: 1.0 -3.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Fall, Spring & Summer
Enables students, working closely with the instructional faculty, to explore one or more contemporary process management issues in substantial depth. prereq: LSBE candidate, 3401 or college consent; maximum of 6 credits between MGTS 4395 and MGTS 4495 Process Topics
MGTS 4931 - Family Business Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: 3401 or 3801, 4472, LSBE candidate or college consent; no grad credit
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring & Summer
Family Business Management provides an introduction to understanding family owned, controlled, and influenced businesses. Family Businesses are the most prevalent form of business organization all over the world. The course introduces the unique issues that arise due to the interaction of the family system with the business system. Issues such as governance, entrepreneurship, succession, growth, internationalization, strategy, and leadership are discussed in the context of family business management. The influence of family on the business values, goals, behavior, and performance is described. Finally, the management of non-family employees in family businesses is covered. prereq: 3401 or 3801, 4472, LSBE candidate or college consent; no grad credit
ACCT 2001 - Principles of Financial Accounting
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Concepts of financial accounting and external reporting. Nature and measurement of assets, liabilities, equities, revenues, expenses. Emphasis on use and understanding of external financial statements. prereq: Minimum 15 credits or college consent
ECON 2030 - Applied Statistics for Business and Economics (LOGIC & QR)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Introduction to modern business statistics, emphasizing problem solving applications through statistical decision making using case studies. Topics include organization and presentation of data, summary statistics, distributions, statistical inference including estimation, and hypothesis testing. prereq: minimum 30 credits, LSBE student, pre-business or pre-accounting or Econ BA major or Graphic Design and Marketing major or Econ minor or Accounting minor or Business Admin minor; credit will not be granted if already received for Econ 2020, Stat 1411, Stat 2411, Stat 3611, Soc 3151, Psy 3020
FMIS 2201 - Information Technology in Business
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01392 - FMIS 2201/1201/3201/CS 1011
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Introduction to information technology (IT) concepts: computer hardware and software; use of personal productivity tools (spreadsheet, database, and presentation software); system development processes; Web technologies; applications of IT in business processes. prereq: LSBE major or minor student or Graphic Design and Marketing major or Computer Information Systems majors or minors, minimum 15 credits or college consent
MGTS 1101 - Introduction to Business (LE CAT8)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Introduction to context, environment, and operation of business and organizations. Study of foundations and functional areas of business and entrepreneurship. Analysis of technological, ethical, diversity, and global issues from business and organizational perspectives.
ECON 1003 - Economics and Society (LE CAT8, SOC SCI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
General description of U.S. economy and analysis of contemporary economic problems. Introduction to major economic issues and problems of the day, providing a simple framework used by economists for analysis. prereq: Cannot apply credit to economics major or minor or BAc or BBA majors
ECON 1022 - Principles of Economics: Macro (LE CAT6, SOC SCI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Analyzing overall performance of an economic system. National income accounting and theory, unemployment, inflation, fiscal policy, money, monetary policy, economic growth, international trade, non-U.S. economies, and real-world application of these concepts. prereq: Minimum 15 credits or department consent
ECON 1023 - Principles of Economics: Micro (LE CAT6, SOC SCI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Analyzing free enterprise system through study of product and resource markets. Supply and demand, utility, production and cost, market structure, resource use, market failures, regulatory role of government, and real-world application of these concepts. prereq: Minimum 15 credits or department consent
MGTS 3401 - Organizational Behavior and Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: LSBE candidate or business administration minor or approved Organizational Management minor or college consent
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Introduction to organizations, management processes, and understanding human behavior at work. Covers the effects of the external environment, organizational structure, job design, teams, and leadership on employees, attitudes, motivation, and behavior. prereq: LSBE candidate or business administration minor or approved Organizational Management minor or college consent
MGTS 4411 - High Performance Organization Design and Transformation
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
The course introduces knowledge and develops skills on how to design and change organizational systmes to achieve optimal performance. Students are explose to modern and classic organizational theories on how to maximize efficiency and innovation. Building upon the knowledge, students will diagnose organizational systems to identify areas of improvement and subsequently plan and orchestrate a change process to tranform organizations for high performance. prereq: 3401, LSBE candidate or college consent
MGTS 4295 - Special Macro Topics: (Various Titles to be Assigned)
Credits: 1.0 -3.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Fall, Spring & Summer
Enables students, working closely with the instructional faculty, to explore one or more contemporary macro management issues in substantial depth. prereq: LSBE candidate, 3401 or college consent; maximum of 6 credits between MGTS 4295 and MGTS 4495 Macro Topics
MGTS 4431 - Leadership Studies
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: 3401, LSBE candidate or or Non-LSBE Organizational Management minor or college consent
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
A survey of the leadership literature aimed at the development of an understanding of leaders and the leadership process. An exploration of such questions as: Who as a person is the leader? How do people come to the position of a leader? What is the nature of leadership as a process? How do leaders influence others? What is participative leadership? What is charismatic and transformational leadership? prereq: 3401, LSBE candidate or or Non-LSBE Organizational Management minor or college consent
MGTS 4451 - Management Inquiry
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: 3401, 3801, approved LSBE candidate or approved non-LSBE Organizational Management minor or college consent
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Methods employed by organizational specialists in conducting applied inquiry (research) to assist organizational decision making, coupled with an examination of a contemporary management issue. Preparation and written/oral presentation of research findings from student-conducted field, laboratory, or library research projects focused on contemporary management issues. prereq: 3401, 3801, approved LSBE candidate or approved non-LSBE Organizational Management minor or college consent
MGTS 4195 - Micro Special Topics: (Various Titles to be Assigned)
Credits: 1.0 -3.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Fall, Spring & Summer
Enables students, working closely with the instructional faculty, to explore one or more micro management issues in substantial depth. prereq: LSBE candidate, 3401 or college consent; maximum of 6 credits between MGTS 4195 and MGTS 4495 Micro Topics
MGTS 4461 - Business Ethics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: 3401, 3801, LSBE candidate or approved non-LSBE Organizational Management minor or college consent
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Stakeholder theory, ethical decision-making frameworks, ethical business and function-specific issues (e.g., organizational management, human resource management), with business as part of larger system (e.g., economic, political, social. Emphasis on external environment--economics, culture, government, technology). prereq: 3401, 3801, LSBE candidate or approved non-LSBE Organizational Management minor or college consent
MGTS 4463 - Sustainability and Sustainable Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: 3401 and LSBE candidate or approved non-LSBE Organizational Management Minor or instructor consent; no grad credit
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
This course will introduce students to the concepts of sustainability in a managerial context. prereq: 3401 and LSBE candidate or approved non-LSBE Organizational Management Minor or instructor consent; no grad credit
MGTS 4395 - Process Special Topics: (Various Titles to be Assigned)
Credits: 1.0 -3.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Fall, Spring & Summer
Enables students, working closely with the instructional faculty, to explore one or more contemporary process management issues in substantial depth. prereq: LSBE candidate, 3401 or college consent; maximum of 6 credits between MGTS 4395 and MGTS 4495 Process Topics
MGTS 4931 - Family Business Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: 3401 or 3801, 4472, LSBE candidate or college consent; no grad credit
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring & Summer
Family Business Management provides an introduction to understanding family owned, controlled, and influenced businesses. Family Businesses are the most prevalent form of business organization all over the world. The course introduces the unique issues that arise due to the interaction of the family system with the business system. Issues such as governance, entrepreneurship, succession, growth, internationalization, strategy, and leadership are discussed in the context of family business management. The influence of family on the business values, goals, behavior, and performance is described. Finally, the management of non-family employees in family businesses is covered. prereq: 3401 or 3801, 4472, LSBE candidate or college consent; no grad credit
MGTS 3801 - Human Resource Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Introduction to theory and practice of human resource management in private and public organizations. Organizational, legal, and ethical influences on major personnel functions, including planning, staffing, training, performance appraisal, compensation, and labor-management relations. prereq: LSBE candidate or approved non-LSBE business administration or approved non-LSBE HRM minors or college consent
MGTS 4821 - Staffing Work Organizations
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Theory and practice of staffing work organizations. Emphasis on design and implementation of staffing systems, legal requirements, and career planning. prereq: 3801, LSBE cand or department consent
MGTS 4831 - Compensation Systems
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Theory, design, and practice of employee compensation systems. Impacts of compensation, economic and institutional forces influencing employer compensation policies and practices, supplemental forms of compensation and administrative practices. prereq: 3801, LSBE candidate or college consent
MGTS 4841 - Training and Development
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: 3801, LSBE candidate or approved non-LSBE Human Resources Management minor or college consent
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Elements of training and development program planning and delivery: learning theories and approaches, needs assessment, training objectives, design, training methods, transfer-of-training strategies, and evaluation. Assess, design, and evaluate human resource development systems. Develop training skills and techniques. prereq: 3801, LSBE candidate or approved non-LSBE Human Resources Management minor or college consent
MGTS 4851 - Labor Relations
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: 3801, LSBE candidate or college consent
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Nature of and basis for the labor relations system in the United States. Emphasis on background of labor movement, union organizing, bargaining relationships, labor law; important issues for business, policy makers, and labor unions (e.g. workplace flexibility, employee empowerment, labor-management partnerships, and globalization); and options for labor relations reform. prereq: 3801, LSBE candidate or college consent
MGTS 4861 - International Human Resource Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Course combines theories of culture with HRM applications to develop students' awareness cultural issues as they apply in the workplace. prereq: 3801, LSBE candidate or instructor consent
MGTS 4871 - Strategic Human Resource Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
This course aims to provide students with a systematic understanding of HRM from a strategic lens. Students in this course will study key human resource functions with a special focus on how each function complements each other and at the same time contributes to an organization's overall business strategy. Students will develop their ability to analyze, evaluate, and design effective human resource management system, which are critical skills not only for human resource managers but also general managers as well. pre-req: MGTS 3801
MGTS 4881 - Human Resource Issues and Trends
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Integrative, problem-solving approaches to contemporary human resource challenges, with emphasis on employment law. prereq: 3801, LSBE candidate or college consent
MGTS 4895 - Special Topics: (Various Titles to be Assigned)
Credits: 1.0 -3.0 [max 9.0]
Prerequisites: LSBE cand, 3801 or instructor consent
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Fall, Spring & Summer
Enables students, working closely with the instructional faculty, to explore one or more contemporary human resource management issues in substantial depth. prereq: LSBE cand, 3801 or instructor consent
ACCT 2001 - Principles of Financial Accounting
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Concepts of financial accounting and external reporting. Nature and measurement of assets, liabilities, equities, revenues, expenses. Emphasis on use and understanding of external financial statements. prereq: Minimum 15 credits or college consent
ECON 2030 - Applied Statistics for Business and Economics (LOGIC & QR)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Introduction to modern business statistics, emphasizing problem solving applications through statistical decision making using case studies. Topics include organization and presentation of data, summary statistics, distributions, statistical inference including estimation, and hypothesis testing. prereq: minimum 30 credits, LSBE student, pre-business or pre-accounting or Econ BA major or Graphic Design and Marketing major or Econ minor or Accounting minor or Business Admin minor; credit will not be granted if already received for Econ 2020, Stat 1411, Stat 2411, Stat 3611, Soc 3151, Psy 3020
FMIS 2201 - Information Technology in Business
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01392 - FMIS 2201/1201/3201/CS 1011
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Introduction to information technology (IT) concepts: computer hardware and software; use of personal productivity tools (spreadsheet, database, and presentation software); system development processes; Web technologies; applications of IT in business processes. prereq: LSBE major or minor student or Graphic Design and Marketing major or Computer Information Systems majors or minors, minimum 15 credits or college consent
MGTS 1101 - Introduction to Business (LE CAT8)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Introduction to context, environment, and operation of business and organizations. Study of foundations and functional areas of business and entrepreneurship. Analysis of technological, ethical, diversity, and global issues from business and organizational perspectives.
ECON 1003 - Economics and Society (LE CAT8, SOC SCI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
General description of U.S. economy and analysis of contemporary economic problems. Introduction to major economic issues and problems of the day, providing a simple framework used by economists for analysis. prereq: Cannot apply credit to economics major or minor or BAc or BBA majors
ECON 1022 - Principles of Economics: Macro (LE CAT6, SOC SCI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Analyzing overall performance of an economic system. National income accounting and theory, unemployment, inflation, fiscal policy, money, monetary policy, economic growth, international trade, non-U.S. economies, and real-world application of these concepts. prereq: Minimum 15 credits or department consent
ECON 1023 - Principles of Economics: Micro (LE CAT6, SOC SCI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Analyzing free enterprise system through study of product and resource markets. Supply and demand, utility, production and cost, market structure, resource use, market failures, regulatory role of government, and real-world application of these concepts. prereq: Minimum 15 credits or department consent
MGTS 3801 - Human Resource Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Introduction to theory and practice of human resource management in private and public organizations. Organizational, legal, and ethical influences on major personnel functions, including planning, staffing, training, performance appraisal, compensation, and labor-management relations. prereq: LSBE candidate or approved non-LSBE business administration or approved non-LSBE HRM minors or college consent
MGTS 4821 - Staffing Work Organizations
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Theory and practice of staffing work organizations. Emphasis on design and implementation of staffing systems, legal requirements, and career planning. prereq: 3801, LSBE cand or department consent
MGTS 4831 - Compensation Systems
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Theory, design, and practice of employee compensation systems. Impacts of compensation, economic and institutional forces influencing employer compensation policies and practices, supplemental forms of compensation and administrative practices. prereq: 3801, LSBE candidate or college consent
MGTS 4841 - Training and Development
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: 3801, LSBE candidate or approved non-LSBE Human Resources Management minor or college consent
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Elements of training and development program planning and delivery: learning theories and approaches, needs assessment, training objectives, design, training methods, transfer-of-training strategies, and evaluation. Assess, design, and evaluate human resource development systems. Develop training skills and techniques. prereq: 3801, LSBE candidate or approved non-LSBE Human Resources Management minor or college consent
MGTS 4851 - Labor Relations
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: 3801, LSBE candidate or college consent
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Nature of and basis for the labor relations system in the United States. Emphasis on background of labor movement, union organizing, bargaining relationships, labor law; important issues for business, policy makers, and labor unions (e.g. workplace flexibility, employee empowerment, labor-management partnerships, and globalization); and options for labor relations reform. prereq: 3801, LSBE candidate or college consent
MGTS 4861 - International Human Resource Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Course combines theories of culture with HRM applications to develop students' awareness cultural issues as they apply in the workplace. prereq: 3801, LSBE candidate or instructor consent
MGTS 4871 - Strategic Human Resource Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
This course aims to provide students with a systematic understanding of HRM from a strategic lens. Students in this course will study key human resource functions with a special focus on how each function complements each other and at the same time contributes to an organization's overall business strategy. Students will develop their ability to analyze, evaluate, and design effective human resource management system, which are critical skills not only for human resource managers but also general managers as well. pre-req: MGTS 3801
MGTS 4881 - Human Resource Issues and Trends
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Integrative, problem-solving approaches to contemporary human resource challenges, with emphasis on employment law. prereq: 3801, LSBE candidate or college consent
MGTS 4895 - Special Topics: (Various Titles to be Assigned)
Credits: 1.0 -3.0 [max 9.0]
Prerequisites: LSBE cand, 3801 or instructor consent
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Fall, Spring & Summer
Enables students, working closely with the instructional faculty, to explore one or more contemporary human resource management issues in substantial depth. prereq: LSBE cand, 3801 or instructor consent