College of Business
2008-Business Administration: Industrial Management (B.S.)
- General Education (see for list of approved courses)
- Rhetoric and Composition: English 121,122 (6 hours)
- Mathematics: Mathematics 131* (3 hours)
- Statistics: Management 211* (3 hours)
- Natural Sciences: Two approved natural science courses, at least one including a laboratory component (7-8 hours)
- Humanities and Fine Arts: Two approved humanities and fine arts courses, one from fine arts and one from either (6 hours)
- Cultures and Civilizations: Option A: One approved Western Humanities course and one approved Non-Western Cultures and Civilizations course OR Option B: two approved World Civilization courses (6 hours)
- Behavioral and Social Sciences: One course from Economics 101 or 102 and one from Anthropology 152, Psychology 101 or Sociology 151* (6 hours)
Major and Related Courses
- Economics 101, 102 and one course from Anthropology 152, Psychology 101, or Sociology 151;
- Management 100; Mathematics 131 and 136 (if exempted from Mathematics 131, student must take Mathematics 136); Theatre and Speech 109; one course from Management 310, English 300 or English 410;
- 31 hours from the College of Business including Accounting 201, 202, 335; Finance 302; Management 211, 212, 311, 315, 440, 441; Marketing 313
Industrial Management Concentration
- 21 hours including Accounting 305; Management 356, 360, 366, 451, 452; Industrial Engineering 457
- 9 hours chosen from Industrial Engineering 354, 458; Management 330, 331, 332, 410, 411, 435, 438, 439; Marketing 415; Economics 429
- 2.0 average in all Management courses.
- A minimum of 54 hours of the 120 total must be taken at the 300-400 level.
- Electives to complete 120 hours.
- Maximum of 69 hours total accepted in College of Business courses; i.e., at least 51 hours other than College of Business courses must be completed.
- At least 50 percent of the business credit hours required for the B.S. degree in Business Administration must be earned at UTC.
*Also satisfies requirement in the major.
Also satisfies general education requirement.
MANAGEMENT COURSES (BMGT)
100 Computers In Business (3)
Introduction to the use of computers in business. Emphasizes spreadsheet and database applications, using microcomputer hardware and software. Also includes word processing and presentation software, Internet use, the basic structure and organization of a computer, ethical issues in computing, and the impact of computers on society. Every semester. Prerequisites: UTC Math Placement Level 20 or Mathematics 106 with a grade of C or better. This course is designed for Business Administration majors.
103 Introduction to Business and Entrepreneurship (3)
The general characteristics of a business, its role in society, and the objectives of business enterprise. All functional areas of a business are covered, in the context of both established businesses and entrepreneurial ventures. Fall and spring semesters. Junior and senior majors in Business Administration will not receive credit for the course.
199r Special Projects (1-4)
Individual or group projects. Every semester. Maximum credit 4 hours.
211 Statistical Methods for Business I (3)
Basic concepts of descriptive and inferential statistics including frequency, probability, sampling distributions, estimation theory, and introduction to hypothesis testing. Emphasis on business applications. Every semester. Prerequisite: Management 100, UTC Math Placement Level 30 or Mathematics 131 or 145 or 150 with grade of C or better.
212 Statistical Methods for Business II (3)
Advanced concepts of statistical inference including hypothesis testing for two populations, contingency, tables, goodness of fit, analysis of variance, and simple and multiple regression analysis. Emphasis is on computer solutions of business statistical applications. Every semester. Prerequisites: Management 100 or equivalent; 211 or Mathematics 210 with a grade of C or better; and Mathematics 131 or 145 or 151 with a grade of C or better.
310 Business Communication (3)
Principles of writing, grammar, and rhetoric are applied to business communication. Mechanics that include organization, methods of development, paragraph length, sentence style, and vocabulary of business letters, memoranda, and reports. Every semester. Prerequisites: English 122 with a grade of C or better.
311 Operations Management (3)
An introduction to the management of operations systems in both service and manufacturing environments. The focus of the course is on strategic issues in operations as well as on design and control of operating systems. Topics include both concepts and decision support models from such specialized areas as inventory management, quality management, production and capacity planning, forecasting, project management, and production control. Every semester. Prerequisites: Management 100, Management 211 or Mathematics 210 or 307, Management 212, Mathematics 131, Economics 102, junior standing, or approval of instructor.
315 Management Concepts, Theory, and Practice (3)
Principles of management focusing on the processes of strategic and intermediate term planning, organizing, human resource management, leadership, motivation, groups, communication and controlling. Topics also include the history of management as well as current trends in the discipline. Every semester. Prerequisite: junior standing.
330 Concepts in Organizational Behavior (3)
An advanced survey of theory and research concerning the behavior of people in organizations. Topics include personality, communication, perception, group dynamics, stress, change and organizational culture. Class is taught extensively using experimental exercises and cases. Every semester. Prerequisite: Management 315.
331 Organizational Motivation and Leadership (3)
A comprehensive examination of leading theories of organizational motivation and leadership. An understanding of the processes affecting the behavior of employees is stressed. Emphasis will be placed on directed exercises demonstrating the implementation of concepts learned from the class material. Every semester. Prerequisite: Management 315.
332 Human Resource Management (3)
Introduction to human resource management principles and practices, including equal employment opportunity, job analysis, staffing, performance appraisal, compensation programs, and employee relations. Every semester. Pre or Co-requisite: Management 315.
340 Innovation and Creativity in Business (3)
The development of creative thinking skills and creative approaches to decision making as they relate to innovation and the recognition of opportunity. Issues relevant to both entrepreneurial ventures and established businesses will be covered. Spring semester. Prerequisite: junior standing. May also be registered as Entrepreneurship 340. No credit in both Management and Entrepreneurship 340.
350r Management Internship (3)
A supervised work experience program designed to strengthen the students technical competencies and fundamental knowledge in management. On demand. Prerequisite: approval of department head.
356 Management Science (3)
Concepts and applications of quantitative (mathematical) techniques, and computer analysis for business decision making under deterministic and stochastic conditions. Topics include mathematical model formulation, linear programming, integer programming, goal programming, transportation problems, assignment problems, network models, project scheduling, decision analysis, queuing, dynamic programming, and Markov processes. Fall semester. Prerequisites: Management 212, Mathematics 136, junior standing.
360 Management Information Systems (3)
Systems and information concepts; systems in organizations; systems tools; decision making, database concepts; information systems analysis and design; integrative business project that includes problem identification, definition, requirements analyses, system design, and implementation. Every semester. Prerequisites: Management 100 and 315.