A study of the role of government in the U.S. economy. Topics include externalities and market failure; public goods and collective choice; federal expenditures and tax policy; entitlement programs; and regulatory activities.

This course examines the role of business firms within the context of the social and legal cultures in which they operate. Primary emphasis is placed on the ethical implications of controversial business activities and events. Specific topics include business/government interactions, monopolies, antitrust regulation, corporate social responsibility, business ethics, the rights and responsibilities of employees, racial and sexual discrimination, affirmative action, environmental degradation, product liability, and employee safety and health.

This course covers topics essential to the effective administration of personnel including: human resource planning, job design, the recruitment and selection of employees (with special emphasis on employment testing and interviewing), civil rights legislation, performance appraisal, compensation, and employee security and safety.

An introduction to the theory of managing organizations. The course is organized around the classic four functions of management: planning, organizing, leading and controlling. Topics focus on recent developments and trends in management theory and practice within each of these functions.

An introduction to the theory of managing organizations. The course is organized around the classic four functions of management: planning, organizing, leading and controlling. Topics focus on recent developments and trends in management theory and practice within each of these functions.

An introduction to spreadsheet analysis used in typical business applications. Topics include fundamentals of spreadsheet operation, using spreadsheets to solve quantitative problems in business, and creating spreadsheet reports.

An introduction to spreadsheet analysis used in typical business applications. Topics include fundamentals of spreadsheet operation, using spreadsheets to solve quantitative problems in business, and creating spreadsheet reports.

Arising from the tradition of American entrepreneurship, the material for this course was developed by Napoleon Hill from the thoughts of many of the turn-of-the-century business leaders who played a significant role in shaping the destiny of America and the world. Andrew Carnegie so strongly believed in the existence of universal principles of success and achievement that he sponsored the research of Hill. This course examines concepts and principles that when properly applied, lead to personal achievement and self-actualization.

Special Topics (1-3, 1-3)

A study of accounting methods and practice for generating business cost data. Topics include cost concepts, cost behavior, cost-volume-profit relationships, responsibility accounting, and costing techniques.

A continuation of ACCT 3020. An intensive study of financial reporting which focuses on financial statements and related disclosures. Reporting and disclosure issues include earning per share for complex capital structures, post-employment benefits, accounting for income taxes, and new developments in financial reporting.

An intensive study of generally accepted accounting principles. Topics include an overview of accounting and in-depth study of assets.