AC 325 Accounting Principles & Mgmt Concepts (3.00)
Introduces accounting principles, procedures and reports used in business decision-making. Focuses on tools to determine cost, profitability, and equity; manage cash; assess business performance; plan for future operations; and examine key ethics issues. This course may not be substituted for AC 320A and AC 320B, although students may elect to take AC 320A and AC 320B in place of AC 325. In addition, AC 325 does not meet the pre-requisite requirements for the MSA programs, but may meet the pre-requisite requirement for the MBA program with permission of the Academic Advisor.
BA 300 Business Systms in a Sustainable Society (3.00)
Applies individual skills in a systems approach to business, probes individual and organizational functional dependencies, and responsibility to internal and external stakeholders in the context of social responsibility, sustainable growth, and the Jesuit world view questioning 'How ought we to live?'
BA 315 Developing Management Skills (3.00)
Introduces effective management skills and their impact on organizational, team, and individual performance. Familiarizes students with the skills of management such as delegating, coaching, conflict resolution, stress management, problem solving, and building effective teams.
BA 366 Management Essentials (3.00)
Examines managerial principles, theory, practices, and problems applicable to a variety of modern organizational settings and conditions. Explores specific techniques, trends, and skills related to each of the managerial functions and leadership.
BA 454 Organizational Behavior (3.00)
Emphasizes organizational environment and behavior concepts. Focuses on human resources and system ideas, motivating employees, job satisfaction, leadership, managing change, communication and group processes, employee counseling, and interpersonal and group dynamics.
BA 457 Process Mapping and Improvement (3.00)
Identifies methods and tools used in the identification, examination and improvement of process within an organization. Focuses on the involvement of various elements of an organization to identify customer requirements, evaluate current processes against those requirements, and lead the effort to make changes to processes.
Pre-requisite: TAKE BA*458
BA 465 Strategic Management (3.00)
Explores the understanding of strategy formulation and implementation within the competitive environment. Emphasizes the integration of knowledge acquired in previous functional area courses.
Pre-requisite: TAKE MKT*325 BA*366 FIN*400;
CIS 313 Introduction to Database Concepts (3.00)
Introduces database concepts and technology. Enables the student to become a knowledgeable end-user of database management systems and to appreciate the roles of database designers, managers, and administrators. Provides an understanding of the usage of databases in the information system of an organization. Topics include entity-relationship models, logical and physical database designs, queries, SQL, transaction processing, concurrency control, recovery techniques, and emerging trends in database systems.
CIS 318 Ethics for the IT Professional (3.00)
Focuses on ethical problems that arise in the Information Technology world. Explores the areas of IT crime, privacy, intellectual property, software development, and employer/employee issues. Introduces the codes of ethics for various IT professional associations and organizations.
CIS 425 Systems Analysis and Design (3.00)
Studies the analysis and design of computer based information systems. Considers transformation processes and comprehensive design. Includes advanced technology, emphasizing expert and knowledge-based systems. Considers human resources, communications and computers in a systems framework.
CIS 448 Info. Technology Project Management (3.00)
Introduces management of Information Technology projects, including management of personnel resources and materials resources. Techniques for establishing goals and realistic timelines for delivery of an Information Technology project are also implemented.
CIS 455 Management Information Systems (3.00)
Explores organizational and technical theories of management information systems. Provides a framework for management theory and organization theory. Examines management information system technology and its physical and logical components. Introduces decision support and expert systems.
CIS 460 Decision Support Systems (3.00)
Studies decision support systems representing recent advances in computer-based information systems. Studies how the decision support system differs from earlier information systems. Analyzes the historic development of information systems and the design and the implementation of decision support systems. Assesses decision support systems from the user's perspective.
CIS 480 Managing Tech for Business Strategies (3.00)
Provides executive perspective on management information systems, systems analysis and database management. Develops an understanding of strategic issues underlying information systems technical issues in developing systems. Covers strategic issues related to critical business success factors. Includes information's role in competition, industry leadership, and business planning. Covers alternative development methods and addresses issues of databases, projected management, and functional management. NOTE: Not for CIS majors.
Cross listing(s): BA 479 CS 480.
CIS 493 Senior Capstone (3.00)
Provides the culminating experience of the major, focusing on integration and application of theory. Must be completed as graded course work at Regis University.
Cross listing(s): CN 493 CS 493.
CN 301 Networking Technologies and Fundamentals (3.00)
For non-majors only. Introduction to Internet systems and protocols supporting networked applications and their relationship with end-users. Presents design, management and administration of simple network topologies. Introduces OSI model, TCP/IP, and their contstraints.
FIN 400 Business Finance (3.00)
Introduces major topics in managerial finance essential for understanding how financial managers acquire and manage a firm's assets and how they finance these assets through debt and equity sources.
Pre-requisite: AC*320B AC*325
MBAC 600 The Economics of Management (3.00)
Applies qualitative and quantitative microeconomics, macroeconomics, and international economics to business and the federal government operations from the perspective of the manager including the importance of regionalism and the global economy. NOTE: This Core course should be taken in the first 12 semester hours of the program.
MBAC 601 Ethical & Legal Environment of Business (3.00)
Examines the social and governmental structure within which business operates. Focuses on effective and ethical strategies for addressing issues of public concern including labor and employment law; administrative agency procedures; public issues management; product liability; and social contract, agency and stake-holder models of corporate responsibility. NOTE: This Core course should be taken in the first nine (9) hours of the program.
Cross listing(s): MSAC 601.
MBAC 602 Developing Effective Organizations (3.00)
Effective organizations converge adaptable leadership, engaged workforces and aligned processes. Explores concepts from organizational behavior(OB), organizational development(OD) and human resource development(HRD) and from case studies of current organizations.
MBAC 603 Marketing and Operations Decision Pts. (3.00)
Marketing and Operations are two key elements of any business organization. Focuses on the intersect of these business elements and key concepts in this intersect, both from a marketing and operations perspective.
MBAC 604 Accounting & Finance Concepts for Manage (3.00)
Examines accounting and finance concepts managers use in making decisions, including: uses of cost information; analysis, limitations and ethical dimensions of financial reporting; capital investment analysis; financing strategy; working capital management; and projected financial statements.
MBAX 600 Sustainability/Context in 21st Century (3.00)
Provides an opportunity to analyze socially responsible business practices. Topics include: social innovation, global competitiveness, intrapreneurism and sustainability. Includes development of personal and professional development plans that link practices to sustainability.
MKT 325 Marketing Principles (3.00)
Focuses on the development of product price, place and promotion tactics in a marketing plan. The plan is based on a well-defined target market, sound situational analysis and clear definition of objectives, goals and strategies.
MSCC 610 Information Technology Concepts (3.00)
Introduces information systems concepts, architectures, and technologies. Emphasizes information systems resources needed to meet organizational mission and objectives. Focuses on information systems from business viewpoint including processes, value proposition, and different types of information systems.
MSCC 697 Information Technology Research Methods (3.00)
Concentrates on project management, proposal preparation, research and thesis writing. Deliverable include abstract proposal outline and research plan. Students research and develop project proposals that are then approved by the faculty.
Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*610;
MSCI 600 Strategic Information Technology (3.00)
Presents the importance of information technology as necessary component of a successful business. Focuses on the evolution of information technology from an enabling tool to a competitive business strategy. Illuminates roles of CIO.
Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*610
MSM 602 The Leadership Management Challenge (3.00)
Developed jointly with Aubrey Daniels International, this course will survey key leadership perspectives and prepare the student to utilize technical tools to bring out the best in people.
Cross listing(s): MBAM 602.
MSM 612 Making Decisions in Organizations (3.00)
Researches relevant information, interprets that information in the context of the organization's strategy and problem to be solved, and uses consulting with others to make successful organizational decisions. Students will practice these skills while working with a client organization.
MSM 621 Leading Change & Innovation (3.00)
Enables learners to understand that the need for change is both predictable and unpredictable, and can include down-sizing and massive growth spurts that challenge organizational resources. Uses actual workplace situations to diagnose when innovation within organizations is catalyzing change, and when innovation provides a solution for change.
MSM 631 Strategic Mgmt & Financial Rpt Analysis (3.00)
Identifies strategic management areas for organizations and evaluates these in terms of changing environments. Develops skills in strategic planning, alignment of mission, vision, strategies, goals and objectives. Evaluates financial statements as part of a competitive analysis. Examines these processes in terms of future opportunities and the realities of strategic management.
Pre-requisite: MSM*602 MSM*612
MSM 661 Leading in Changing Economies (3.00)
Introduces basic microeconomic and macroeconomic concepts, and explores how economic events affect organizations. Focuses on the global economy and the role of business. Examines economic forces for effects on public policy. Students prepare an economic plan for a nation in its regional context, as well as an analysis of a macroeconomic/fiscal policy problem facing the United States.
Pre-requisite: MSM*602 MSM*612
MT 270 Introduction to Statistics (3.00)
Presents standard topics in introductory statistics for students whose major is not mathematics. Topics include descriptive statistic, probability distributions, estimations, hypothesis testing, linear regression and correlation and other topics.
Cross listing(s): BA CITI MT 270C.