321 Investments (3)
Theory of investment; classification of media; security analysis; investment market mechanisms; securities legislation; institutional aids to the investor, investment timing; formulation of investment programs. Fall and summer semesters. Prerequisites: Finance 302, Economics 101 and 102, junior standing.
337 Principles of Insurance (3)
Types of insurance, insurance coverage, policy protection, and company organization and regulation. Fall and spring semesters. Prerequisites: Economics 101 and 102.
371 Real Estate Fundamentals (3)
A survey course on real estate principles. Topics include property rights, ownership, economic and social issues, and brokerage. Fall semester. Prerequisite: Finance 302 or approval of instructor.
403 Financial Statement Analysis (3)
Techniques of financial statement analysis with special attention paid to the balance sheet and the income statement. Emphasis on current position, profitability, and financial structure of the firm. On demand. Prerequisites: Accounting 301 or 312, Finance 302, senior standing, and approval of instructor.
412 International Finance (3)
Designed to offer students an understanding of the global financial environment. Topics covered include foreign exchange markets, the evolving international financial architecture, currency crises, foreign exchange risk management, political risk and multinational capital budgeting. Spring semester. Prerequisite: Finance 302.
418 Commercial Banking (3)
An in-depth study of commercial banks and their role in the economy. The course provides a comprehensive examination of the issues facing todays commercial bank managers and regulators. Topics covered include: banking history and regulation, credit analysis, asset and liability management, risk management, loan policy, and money management services. Trends such as consolidation, internationalization, and product diversification, are also addressed. On demand. Prerequisites: Finance 302.
421 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management (3)
A course designed to introduce the undergraduate to advanced investment analysis and theory. Included in the course will be computer applications and analysis of investment vehicles and strategies. Spring semester. Prerequisites: Accounting 301 or 312, Finance 321 or 546, Computer Science 110.
423 Financial Management (3)
A case course which affords the undergraduate an opportunity to apply financial principles to actual situations. The course is a continuation of the topics in 320 using the case discussion approach. Summer semester. Prerequisite: Accounting 301 or 312, Finance 320.
431 Speculative Markets (3)
Theory and practical applications of futures, options, and other derivative securities. Concepts, model derivations, thought processes, tools used and numerical examples are included. On demand. Prerequisites: Any of the following: Finance 318, 321, 518, 546, or approval of instructor.
471 Real Estate Appraisal (3)
Theory and practical applications of real estate appraisal. Qualitative and quantitative analyses are incorporated into the various approaches of real estate valuation. Topics include cash flow estimation, lease valuation, site valuation and market analyses. On demand. Prerequisite: Finance 302 and 371 or approval of instructor.
488 Seminar in Portfolio Management
A seminar in security analysis and portfolio management. Students will experience the actual investment decision process by analyzing and investing designated funds into a variety of securities. Fall and spring semesters. Prerequisite: Finance 321 or 546 or approval of instructor. Pre- or Corequisite: Accounting 301 or 312.
495r Departmental Honors (1-3 hours per term, 4 hours for the two terms)
Every semester. See Departmental Honors.
497r Research (1-3)
498r Individual Studies (1-3)
499r Group Studies (1-3)
Professor Lawrence Ettkin, Head
The Management curriculum is designed to prepare students for careers in both the public and private sectors as well as graduate studies. Students may choose to concentrate in General Management, Human Resource Management or Industrial Management.
2005-Business Administration: General Management (B.S.)
- General Education (see 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
General Management Concentration
- 15 hours including Management 330, 331, 332, 360, 438
- 9 hours chosen from Management 340, 356, 366, 410, 411, 434, 435, 436, 451, 452; Business Administration 459; Entrepreneurship 340, 435
- 2.0 average in all Management courses.
- Electives to complete 120 hours.
- A minimum of 54 hours of the 120 total must be taken at the 300-400 level.
- 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.
- Additional requirements.
*Also satisfies requirement in the major.
Also satisfies general education requirement.