MBA with Human Resources Concentration (36 credit hours)
Human Resources Concentration Courses (12 credit hours)
Human Resource Planning and Administration | HRC 7411 (3 credit hours)
Integration of human resources with strategic business functions and planning. Examines issues of structure, staffing, effectiveness, performance and assessment and diversity within organizations. Cross listed with BUS 7100.
Wage, Salary and Benefit Administration | HRC 7461 (3 credit hours)
Provides comprehensive overview of the elements of compensation, legal ramifications and compensation design and design of benefits programs and their impact on compensation and recruitment.
Recruitment, Selection and Placement | HRC 7561 (3 credit hours)
Examine issues and methods for effective recruitment, employment selection and job placement. Compare various methods and procedures used as related to job requirements.
Employment Law | HRC 7741 (3 credit hours)
Examination of Equal Employment Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Act, Family Leave Act and other recent and forthcoming legislation. Discuss impact for employee relations and management training for compliance.
Master of Business Administration Courses
Module 1 - Behavioral Courses (6 credit hours)
Organizational Behavior and Theory | BUS 7000 (3 credit hours)
Examines human behavior as it impacts the work organization. Includes theoretical foundations of motivation, group dynamics, leadership, decision-making, satisfaction and performance.
Value Systems and Professional Ethics | BUS 7200 (3 credit hours)
Study of personal and corporate value systems and decision making. Investigation of personal beliefs, purposes and attitudes, and their effects on self and others. Examines the ethical dimensions of organizational structures and practices.
Module 2 - Core Courses (15 credit hours)
Strategic Marketing | BUS 7450 (3 credit hours)
Covers the identification and selection of marketing opportunities, target markets and design, and implementation and evaluation of marketing programs.
Managerial Economics | BUS 7500 (3 credit hours)
Application of economic theory to managerial. Emphasis on both quantitative and qualitative application of microeconomic principles to business analysis.
Managerial Finance | BUS 7600 (3 credit hours)
Application of the theories and tools used in financial decision making. Topics include present value and capital budgeting, financial analysis and forecasting, market efficiency and capital structure.
Management Information Systems | BUS 7700 (3 credit hours)
Examines the use of computer information systems in business organizations with emphasis on how information technology supports business functions and aids managerial decision-making. Explores current trends and emerging technologies.
Management Accounting | BUS 7800 (3 credit hours)
Explore use and application of accounting information for planning, control and decision making. Topics include: cost analysis and allocation, budgeting and behavioral aspects of accounting systems.
Module 3 - Capstone Course (3 credit hours)
Graduate Seminar: Business Policies and Strategy | BUS 8500 (3 credit hours)
Full Degree Catalog
Capstone course in which participants develop a major case study of business administration issues, programs and policies in a current organization. Draws from and utilizes concepts, theories, and skills developed in previous courses.