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ACC 2013 Prin Financial Acct
Three hours lecture. Financial accounting fundamentals including accounting cycle, accounting systems, cash flow, assets, liabilities, equity, and forms of business organizations.

ACC 2023 Prin Managerial Acct
(Prerequisite: ACC 2013).Three hours lecture. Managerial accounting fundamentals including interpretation and use of management reports, cost behavior, cost accumulation, budgeting, financial statement analysis, responsibility organizations.

EC 2113 Prin Of Macroecon
(Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.) Three hours lecture. Introduction to macroeconomics: free enterprise principles, policies, institutions; national income, employment, output, inflation, money, credit, business cycles, and government finances.

EC 2123 Prin Of Microecon
(Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.) Three hours lecture. Introduction to microeconomics: emphasizes American industrial structure, demand and supply, pricing and output, income distribution, factor pricing, international trade.

BL 2413 Legal Envt Bus
Three hours lecture. Environmental study of legal influences, concepts, institutions, emphasizing social forces shaping business law. Introduces business students to interrelationships of law and society, jurisprudence and business.

BL 4243 Entrepreneur Law
(Prerequisite: BL 2413, MGT 3323, or consent of instructor). Three hours lecture. Business creation including legal aspects from permits and taxes to structure and sale with emphasis on Mississippi Law.

BL 4333 Real Estate Law
(Prerequisite: Graduating senior and BIS 3233 and FIN 3123 and MGT 3114 and MKT 3013.) Three hours lecture. Administrative process under conditions of uncertainty. Emphasis in integrating knowledge acquired in the functional areas of business administration in formulating administrative policies

BQA 2113 Bus Stat Methods I
(Prerequisite: MA 1613 or MA 1713 and BIS 1012 or equivalent). Three hours lecture. Methods of describing numerical data; probability in business decisions; random variables; sampling distributions; introduction to estimation and hypothesis testing; computer statistical

BQA 3123 Bus Stat Methods II
(Prerequisite: BQA 2113 or equivalent). Three hours lecture. Reviewing estimation and hypothesis testing; correlation and regression; chi-square tests; analysis of variance; non-parametric concepts; index numbers; time series analysis; computer statistical packages applied.

BIS 3233 Management Information Systems
Three hours lecture. A survey of the components, functions, and processes of Information Systems as they relate to managing modern organization for increased efficiency and competitiveness.

BUS 4583 Business Policy
(Prerequisite: Graduating senior and BIS 3233 and FIN 3123 and MGT 3114 and MKT 3013.) Three hours lecture. Administrative process under conditions of uncertainty. Emphasis in integrating knowledge acquired in the functional areas of business administration in formulating administrative policies.

INS 3103 Prin Of Insurance
(Prerequisite: Junior standing). Three hours lecture. A study of the principles and concepts of insurance plus a survey of personal coverages such as Homeowners, Automobile, Life and Health insurance.

INS 3203 Prop and Cas Ins
Three hours lecture. A study of the major issues in property and casualty insurance including property and liability coverages, company operations, rate making, and international concepts.

INS 3303 Life Insurance
Three hours lecture. The nature and function of life insurance; policy forms and provisions; reserves; company organization; legal aspects; taxation and practical application.

INS 3503 Employee Benefits
Three hours lecture. A comprehensive study of employee benefit plans available to employers, including the principles and concepts necessary to design and implement successful employee benefit programs.

FIN 3113 Financial Systems
(Prerequisites: EC 2113, EC 2123, or AEC 2713 ). Three hours lecture. Study of interest rates, basic security valuation, money and capital markets.

FIN 3123 Financial Management
(Prerequisites: EC 2123, ACC 2013, and BQA 2113 ). Three hours lecture. Study of objectives, tools, methods, and problems of financial management; financial analysis, planning, control, sources/uses of funds, capital budgeting decisions and working capital.

FIN 4323 Entrepreneurial Finance
(Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in FIN 3123 or IE 3913). Three hours lecture. Development, implementation, and control of financial plans, strategies, and policies by owner-managers of small and medium-sized firms; analysis of alternatives and decision making.

MGT 3114 Prin of Mgt & Prod
(Prerequisites: EC 2113, BQA 2113, and junior standing). Four hours lecture. Management principles for all organizations including planning, organizing, leading, and controlling as well as the purposes, methods, tools, and procedures of production management.

MGT 3213 Org Communications
(Prerequisites: EN 1113 and junior standing). Three hours lecture. Application of communication principles through preparation of effective documents and presentations. Includes study and application of team communication, multicultural communication, technology usage, and ethical considerations.

MGT 3513 Intro Human Res Mgt
(Prerequisite: Junior standing or consent of instructor). Three hours lecture. Development of efficient programs for managing human resources. Emphasizes equal employment opportunity, performance evaluation, selection, placement, education, training, safety and health.

MKT 3013 Principles of Mkt
(Prerequisite: Junior standing) Three hours lecture. A general survey of the functions, processes, institutions and costs in distribution of goods and services from producers to users.

MKT 4423 Strategic Brand Management
(Prerequisite: MKT 3013). Three hours lecture. This course explores the concepts of brands, brand equity, and strategic brand management, providing practical insights for building brands and enhancing profitability of existing brands.