Arts Adminisrtration Degree Completion
Arts Administration
Students who elect to take the Arts Administration program as a minor are required to take 15 credits in addition to the 36 credits required of all students with a Management major.

Electives in Arts Administration:
The degree program is intended to provide students with additional management skills to enable them to function effectively as managers for various public and private organizations such as theaters, arts foundations and galleries. Topics include not-for-profit marketing, funding, financial management, and donor relations.

ARM 223 Arts and Education 3 cr. Course Description: This survey course focuses on the relationship between the arts and school education. Emphasis is placed on the importance of future audience development through partnering between arts organizations and the school system.
ARM 233 Developing a Donor Base 3 cr. Course Description: Topics include finding ways of securing funds from private and public sector sources, proposal writing, and financial management of various funds accounts.
ARM 243 Artistic Organization Management 3 cr. Course Description: Course topics include who pays for the arts, leadership and the arts, building an institutional image, financial issues and the interface with various arts Boards.
ARM 323 Arts and Society 3 cr. Course Description: This course explores arts and the local community, arts education. Arts and their economic impact, the media and the arts and public attitudes to the arts.
ARM 333 HRM and the Arts 3 cr. Course Description: Application of HRM principles to nonprofit organizations and agencies. This course covers job design and the various functions of recruitment training and evaluation of staff. Topics include
ARM 343 Independent 3 cr. Course Description: Preparing a descriptive work of original research reflecting the candidates work experience with arts or cultural organizations.
Core Courses in Management
Core Requirements for the Undergraduate BBA Degree in Management
Courses listed below are offered at the beginning of each semester. Students who elect to take Management as their major must complete 36 of their 120 credits from the courses listed below.
The management core courses are designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills desired by employers. These same skills are equally relevant to the operation of ones own business. Graduates in Management typically find jobs in business such as production management, personnel management, marketing management, or financial management. The intent of this program is also to meet the educational needs of students who intend to enroll for graduate work in business administration.

Program Structure
The general business management degree program is built around 12 core courses. Students who wish a minor concentration must complete an additional 16 credits in their field
A variety of credits may be transferred into the program from the following sources:
Transferred courses with a 'C+' or above grade from other accredited universities
CLEP/DANTES/ACE credits


However, a minimum of 60 credit hours must be taken at IUBL in order to graduate.

To apply for a transfer of credits, please contact the Registrars Office.

Core Curriculum:

A total of at least 36 credit hours are required for degree completion. These credits must be chosen from the following electives, with at least 3 credits from each of the following areas: accounting, marketing, finance, policy. MAT 200 is a required course and must be taken in the first semester of the program.

AC 200 Principles of Accounting I 3 cr. Course Description: Introduction to financial accounting. The principles and procedures of modern accounting methodology, the application of GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) to various business problems.

AC 201 Principles of Accounting II 3 cr. Course Description: Continuation of AC200 with added emphasis on the uses of cost information by managers in business planning.

CS 210 Introduction to Computers 3 cr. Course Description: Introduction to computer concepts, terminology, and applications. Classes feature lectures, written assignments, and hands-on demonstrations. The lab concentrates on the Windows operating system and on all the Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Various Internet browsers will be compared and useful hardware and peripherals will be covered.

ECO 200 Principles of Economics: Course Description: An introduction to economics and the economy; the roles played by investment, consumption, and government on income determination; national production and an analysis of unemployment, inflation, and growth.

ECO 201 Principles of Economics I (Macro) 3 cr. Course Description: contemporary American and European economies; investment, consumption, and government involvement are discussed as well as economic dysfunctions such as unemployment and inflation.

ECO 202 Principles of Economics II (Micro) 3 cr. Course Description: Continuing EC 200, this course focuses on market mechanisms and the organization of production and distribution activities in society with an emphasis on the determination of prices of goods and factors of production, concluding with an analysis of the firm as the main institution in the market.

ECO 301 Intermediate Macroeconomics 3 cr. Course Description: A review of national income concepts including national income accounting. Fiscal and monetary policy are discussed, focusing on the critical analysis of fiscal and monetary policy and various classical and neo-keynesian models that explain economic stability and how to stimulate economic growth. Prerequisite: an introductory course in Macroeconomics.

ECO 305 Intermediate Statistical Analysis 3 cr Course Description: This course covers the statistical fundamentals for conducting quantitative research in the social and administrative sciences and is organized around a research project based on quantitative analysis of data. Prerequisite: a course in elementary statistics

FIN 320 Financial Management 3 cr. Course Description: This course develops a framework for financial decision making. Emphasis is placed on obtaining and utilizing the funds necessary for the operation of an enterprise. Elements of financial planning and capital budgeting are covered. Prerequisites: AC200 and AC201

FIN 323 Financial Institutions and Markets Course Description: An in-depth look at macro financial environments with emphasis on structure and function. Included is the role of commercial banks and international and international financial systems. Prerequisite: EC301

MAT 200 Basic Concepts of Statistics 3 cr. Course Description: Probability and statistics for managers, including probability models, parameters, sampling procedures, hypothesis testing, correlation and regression.

MGT 252 Principles of Management 3cr Course Description: Leadership functions, activities and principles are examined and related through the use of case studies to current practice in policy planning and interpersonal relations.

MGT 361 Business and Law 3 cr. An introduction to some of the legal issues surrounding the writing of contracts and negotiable instruments; social responsibility and legal aspects of employment.

MGT 366 Organizational Behavior 3 cr. Course Description: Theoretical and practical perspectives in the areas of motivation and human relations; individual behavior, small group behavior, organizational effectiveness, and organizational development through case studies.

MGT 374 Production and Operations Management 3 cr. Course Description: Planning, operating and controlling the manufacturing process. Materials management, inventory quality control systems and production standards.

MGT 380 Labor Relations 3 cr. Course Description: The development of industrial relations, unionization, the legal environment, and current problems.

MGT 390 Business Policy 3cr. Course Description: A series of business cases and materials dealing with a wide range of policy issues selected to illustrate major areas of policy formulation including opportunities and constraints, effective organization and the marshalling of resources.

MKT 351 Principles of Marketing 3 cr. Course Description: Examines factors relevant to the marketing mix (product, promotion, distribution, and price) and to marketing management.

MGT 391 Organizational Policy 3cr. The course focuses on the primary function of forming a corporate strategy that relates the company's opportunities to its resources, competencies, and leadership style.

Finance Concentration
FINANCE
Students who elect to take the financial management program are required to take 15 credits in addition to the 36 credits required of all students with a Management major.

Finance Electives
The degree program is intended to provide students with additional management skills to enable them to function effectively as financial managers in both institutional and non-institutional settings.

FIN 200 Financial Institutions 3 cr. Course Description: We take a look at the role played by major financial institutions, such as commercial banks, mutual and pension funds, and securities firms within the financial system
FIN 232 International Finance 3 cr. Course Description: Topics include risk, expectation and behavior of exchange rates, currency stability and the balance of payments, international money and capital markets, liquidity and debt.
FIN 355 Advanced Managerial Finance 3 cr. Course Description: Course topics include corporate dividend policy, capital structures, share repurchases, and stock splits. In-depth study of mergers and acquisitions, options and futures contracts
FIN 360 Derivative Securities 3 cr. Course Description: The uses of hedging and speculation in the derivatives market, techniques for using options, futures and swaps. Analysis of the trade-off between risk and expected returns and the advantage the derivative assets over others in terms of reducing risk.
FIN 370 Investments 3 cr. Course Description: The principles of investment management, the trade off between risk and expected rate of return, types of financial assets including stocks, bonds, options and futures contracts. Forming an optimal stock portfolio based upon the course materials and using both statistical and financial techniques to measure and evaluate the risks.
FIN 223 Independent 3 cr. Course Description: Preparing a descriptive work of original research reflecting the candidates work experience within a financial institution.
Management Programs
Management Degree Programs

The following programs are offered by the Faculty:

Core Courses in Management - Concentrations (36 credits)

Accounting currently being revamped and unavailable

Finance

Marketing

Organizational Management (Policy)

Economics

MINORS (15 additional credits)

Arts Administration

Tourism Management

Public Administration

Sports and Leisure Activities Management

Finance and Portfolio Management
Public Administration
Students who elect to take the Public Administration program as a minor are required to take 15 credits in addition to the 36 credits required of all students within the Management program.

Electives in Public Administration:

The degree program is intended to provide students with additional management skills to enable them to function effectively as managers for various public organizations such as government offices, health facilities, senior citizens homes, and charitable foundations. Topics include not-for-profit marketing, funding, financial management, and group relations.

PUB 321 Aspects of Public Administration 3 cr. Course Description: This course looks at the relationships between government and structure, leadership and personnel management, budgeting for public entities and policy formulation
PUB 334 Analysis of Public Policy 3 cr. Course Description: Decision making analysis models applied to public organizations, bureaucracy and politics, implementation of decisions and judicial interpretations as they affect public policy.
PUB 337 Not-for-Profit Finance 3 cr. Course Description: this course focuses on the balance between revenue and expenditures in the public and not-for-profit domains, a presentation of tools needed to track and control agency expenditures and prevent abuses.
PUB 356 Governance and Development in the not-for-profit sector 3 cr. Course Description: This course surveys relevant functions and processes and examines the strategies which lead to increased organizational efficiency and effectiveness. Considerations relating to not-for-profit board governance, leadership and planning, aspects of fund raising and development are examined within the context of other managerial issues.
PUB 365 Managing Service Organizations 3 cr. Course Description: This comprehensive course looks at Human Resource Management principles and applies them to the Services Industry, ways to foster efficient linkages between the marketing and services functions, job descriptions and evaluation through formal testing and other informal techniques.
PUB 390 Independent 3 cr. Course Description: Preparing a descriptive work of original research reflecting the candidates work experience within a public policy organization.
Sport and Leisure Management
Students who elect to take the Sports Management concentration are required to take 15 credits in addition to the 36 credits required of all students within the Management program.

Electives in Sports and Leisure Management:
The degree program is intended to provide students with additional management skills to enable them to function effectively as managers for various SPMlic organizations such as government offices, health facilities, senior citizens homes, and charitable foundations. Topics include not-for-profit marketing, funding, financial management, and group relations.

SPM 321 Sports Management I 3 cr. Course Description: This course supplements general management principles and applies them to issues that are related to the field of sport management. A general survey of concepts, principles, practices and issues as they relate to the sport administrator.
SPM 334 Sports Management II 3 cr. Course Description: Building upon the basics of part I, this course focuses on specific skills in budgeting, personnel, event planning and marketing, and integration of skills for successfully operating a sports organization
SPM 337 Not-for-Profit Finance 3 cr. Course Description: this course focuses on the balance between revenue and expenditures in the SPMlic and not-for-profit domains, a presentation of tools needed to track and control agency expenditures and prevent abuses.
SPM 356 Public and Media Relations 3 cr. Course Description: This course focuses on the role of media and public relations. The relationships between sport and leisure organizations and the various media are examined as being the critical determinant for success of the organization.
SPM 365 Managing Service Organizations 3 cr. Course Description: This comprehensive course looks at Human Resource Management principles and applies them to the Services Industry, ways to foster efficient linkages between the marketing and services functions, job descriptions and evaluation through formal testing and other informal techniques.
SPM 390 Independent 3 cr. Course Description: Preparing a descriptive work of original research reflecting the candidates work experience within a sports or leisure organization.
Tourism and Hospitality Management
Students who elect to take the Tourism and Hospitality Management program as a minor are required to take 15 credits in addition to the 36 credits required of all students with a Management major.

Electives in Tourism and Hospitality Management:
The degree program is intended to provide students with additional management skills to enable them to function effectively as managers for various public and private organizations such as theaters, arts foundations and galleries. Topics include not-for-profit marketing, funding, financial management, and donor relations.
THM 223 Hotel Franchising 3 cr. Course Description: This course focuses on the various contractual relationships between franchisor and franchisee as well as owner manager relationships in the hotel industry and the sets of mutual obligations created.
THM 234 Implementing and Managing Tourism Projects 3 cr. Course Description: This practical course focuses on tools needed to develop, implement and manage various tourism projects. Topics include tour package marketing and advertising.
THM 237 Conventions and Trade Shows 3 cr. Course Description: This course focuses on convention management from the initial planning stage through supervision and control mechanisms, including a critical evaluation of division of administrative responsibilities.
THM 265 Casino Management 3 cr. Course Description: This course explores all aspects of the casino industry including organizational structures, government and local regulations, the psychology of gambling, new property development and financial projections.
THM 278 Managing Service Organizations 3 cr. Course Description: This comprehensive course looks at Human Resource Management principles and applies them to the Services Industry, ways to foster efficient linkages between the marketing and services functions, job descriptions and evaluation through formal testing and other informal techniques.
THM 278 Global Tourism Management 3 cr. Course Description: The role of diversity in marketing and advertising, cultural conflict resolution, economic factors and how they affect operations, balancing the familiar with the non-familiar, the uses of technology in overcoming cultural issues.
THM 290 Independent 3 cr. Course Description: Preparing a descriptive work of original research reflecting the candidate�s work experience within the Tourism and Hospitality Industry.
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