Graduate and Professional Studies provides a variety of program choices for working adults looking to build on their education and to enhance their career opportunities.
16 semester hours.
The Financial Management concentration allows students to integrate financial theory into real-world management problems. Topics of study include banking, monetary policy, business taxation and fraud detection and prevention. Emphasis is placed on skills that improve student financial and decision-making proficiency and increase student ability to exercise sound fiscal judgment in professional and personal financial decisions.
MGMT 325. ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT. 4 semester hours
BUSN 425. MICROECONOMICS. 4 semester hours. (BSBA)
BUSN 320. FRAUD IN ORGANIZATIONS. 4 semester hours.
In this course, students explore various aspects of fraud prevention and detection, including the sociology of fraud, elements of fraud, types of fraud, costs of fraud, use of controls to prevent fraud and methods of fraud detection. Students will apply the concepts and theories to relevant case studies. Learning Outcome: Analytical Reading.
MGMT 456. MONEY AND BANKING. 4 semester hours.
This course explores the vital role of money in business and the economy: what shapes its cost and availability, who decides monetary policy and how it is implemented and the role of other institutions in making money accessible to businesses and consumers. This course will also examine how monetary policy is used to impact the health of the economy as a whole. Learning Outcome: Critical Analysis.
MGMT 458. BUSINESS TAX PLANNING. 4 semester hours.
This course examines the impact of federal, state and local taxes on specific types of business entities. Emphasis is on coverage of fundamental tax concepts from a business decision makerís perspective. Learning Outcome: Critical Analysis.