NONPROFIT LEADERSHIP (NPLD)
NPLD 2200 Foundations of Nonprofit Leadership. (3) Spring
This course provides an introduction to nonprofit organizations and the roles of leaders as they develop and manage people and programs, interacting with governing boards, paid and volunteer staffs, and government and private funding agencies. Through exploration of organization models, case study analysis of both domestic and global mission-based enterprises, and engagement with leaders in the local community, students will learn strategies for effectively leading non-profit organizations.

NPLD 2500 Introduction to Poverty Studies. (3) Spring
Introduction to Poverty Studies exposes students to the causes and effects of poverty, and allows them to begin thinking about how they can help alleviate it. Readings and discussions will encourage students’ understanding of how disciplines can come together to help eradicate poverty, increase their understanding of what it means to be poor in both the U.S. and globally, and begin to think of solutions to complex problems.

NPLD 3000 Nonprofit Organizations and Public Policy. (3) Spring
This course is designed to prepare nonprofit majors to interact effectively with governmental organizations. Students will discuss advocacy, evaluate programs and outcomes, learn about funding sources, and discover the importance of local and state budgeting to nonprofits.
Prerequisites: MGMT or NPLD 2200, POLS 1101 and SOCI 1000

NPLD 4460 Internship in Nonprofit Leadership. (1-6) Fall and Spring
This course represents a unique opportunity for a qualified student to expand his or her understanding of the practical applications of nonprofit operations by entering into a specific “help-rendered learning accomplishment” contract with a cooperating area enterprise. The contract will specifically identify the student’s obligations and duties, the nature and extent of the host enterprise’s commitment to assist the student in further extending his or her knowledge of enterprise operations, and the basis on which the student’s learning accomplishments will be measured. No more than 6 credit hours may be applied toward the student’s graduation requirements.
Prerequisites: Nonprofit Leadership major with demonstrated superior capabilities and prior approval of the internship contract by department faculty.

NPLD 4490 Senior Capstone. (3) Fall
A directed study normally taken in the fall of the senior year. The student should choose a project director from within the Nonprofit Leadership faculty and work with this director to refine a topic in the semester prior to which the student enrolls for the course.
Prerequisite: Senior Nonprofit Leadership major

ENTREPRENEURSHIP (ENTR)
ENTR 3000 Entrepreneurship and Innovation. (3) Spring
This course provides students with an understanding of the vital role played by entrepreneurship in today's economy, guiding them through the different stages of the entrepreneurial process, and helping them in developing a basic toolset necessary to plan and launch a new business. The course will have a special focus on creativity and innovation and students will explore both conceptual and practical frameworks for improving the flexibility and originality of their thinking and pursuing innovation.
Prerequisites: MGMT 2200

ENTR 4100 Entrepreneurship Lab. (3) Fall
This is a project-based course where students will have the opportunity to test their entrepreneurial skills through an experiential learning approach. In this laboratory students will be guided through their selected business venture experience to complete a number of supervised experiential learning activities related to entrepreneurship, like opportunity recognition and assessment, bootstrapping, networking, SEO and social media marketing, among others.
Prerequisites: ENTR 3000

ENTR 4200 Social Entrepreneurship. (3) Spring
The course builds on the principles of entrepreneurship studied in previous courses. It explores the ways to couple business acumen with vision and creativity to solve problems through the development of mission-based enterprises. Field work with a community agency and development of a Concept Proposal for a social enterprise are significant components of the course.
Prerequisites: ENTR 3000

FINANCE (FNCE)
FNCE 3353 Corporate Finance. (3) Spring
Part I of this course looks at the management of existing resources, including the use of financial statements and ratio analysis in assessing the firm’s financial health, its strengths and weaknesses, recent performance and future prospects. Emphasis is placed on the ties between a company’s operating activities and its financial performance. Part II examines financial forecasting with emphasis on managing growth. Part III considers the financing of the firm’s operations with a close look at financial leverage. And Part IV addresses the use of discounted cash flow techniques to evaluate investing opportunities.
Prerequisite: ACCT 2211

FNCE 4000 Entrepreneurial Finance. (3) Fall
The course explores the financing of startups and small businesses from the perspective of both the entrepreneur and investors. Students will learn about valuation and terms of financing as well as different funding options for new firms, such as micro-finance, crowd-funding, angel investing, and venture capital.
Prerequisite: ACCT 2211 and ENTR 3000

FNCE 4100 Sports Sales and Fundraising. (3) Fall
This course is designed to provide a comprehensive overview for the fundraising, donor relations, non-profit, premium seating, and ticket sales profession. Students are provided with an ethical foundation and are introduced to basic terminology and concepts in the field. While students develop an understanding of the essentials of fundraising operations, they will also examine larger issues confronting today's fundraising managers. Topics will include major gift fundraising, annual funds, booster club organizations, priority seating programs, and benefits, the importance of donor research in the fund raising process, and the process from development to the transaction. Students will gain real experience in developing new skills for the job market.
Prerequisite: ACCT 2211 and SPMG 3000

MANAGEMENT (MGMT)
MGMT 1101 Contemporary Business Issues. (3) On demand
Students will experience an introduction to current business topics using active learning and ethical reasoning skills. Students will be exposed to a variety of situations and cases that will encourage thinking like a business person.

MGMT 2200 Foundations in Business. (3) Fall and Spring
The course provides an introduction to the functional areas of business as students work through a series of situations in a computer simulation. Working in teams, students problem-solve and make decisions in management, accounting, operations, and marketing that affect the viability of a simulated business, thereby gaining insights into the opportunities and challenges that confront business owners.

MGMT 3312 Business Communication. (3) Fall and Spring
This course provides an opportunity for students to practice all forms of business communication, including written documents and reports, oral presentations, phone, e-mail, and meetings. Particular consideration will be given to audience analysis, appropriate medium, cultural and gender issues, feedback, and biases affecting communication.
Prerequisites: MGMT 2200

MGMT 3370 Management and Organizational Behavior. (3) Fall and Spring
The course explores the art and science of management and examines behaviors at the individual, group, and enterprise levels that advance or hinder work in organizations. The focus will be on understanding how to effectively manage performance and change in today’s complex business environment.
Prerequisites: MGMT 2200, ECON 2200, ACCT 2211

MGMT 3372 Operations Management. (3) On demand
A study of the application of the science of management in the operations management environment. Primary emphasis placed on the theories, principles, and tools that improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the operations manager.
Prerequisites: MGMT 2200, ECON 2200, ACCT 2211 149

MGMT 3385 Management Information Systems. (3) Fall and Spring
This course is designed for future managers who need to understand and critically evaluate the role and potential contribution of information technology for their organizations, and understand and effectively apply various computerized support systems to make better decisions.
Prerequisites: MGMT 2200, ECON 2200, ACCT 2211

MGMT 3392 International Business (3) On demand
This course is a comprehensive study of the economic forces affecting global commerce and the socioeconomic complexity in which the international manager live and work. The course is designed to provide the student with an understanding of both the global macro-economic environment as well as grasp some of the essentials of managing the micro-economic variables in a global context.
Prerequisites: MGMT 2200, ECON 2200, ACCT 2211

MGMT 3393 Cultural Aspects of International Business (3) Fall
Operating in today’s global environment, effective business professionals must learn how to work comfortably with people whose communication practices and behaviors are informed by cultural traditions that may differ from those of the Western world. This course is designed as an introduction to those cultural and communicative differences. Students will consider strategies that promote effective management in the cross-cultural arena.
Prerequisites: MGMT 3370

MGMT 4451 Legal and Ethical Environment of Business. (3) Fall
This course addresses the legal and ethical implications of business decisions. Topics may include business formation, employment discrimination, contracts, workplace safety, business torts, and antitrust issues. Cost-benefit analysis will be used as a tool to evaluate business decisions in light of existing legal rules and social responsibility. Ethical decision-making will be stressed in every part of the course. Students will further develop the mindset necessary to make decisions in an ethical manner.
Prerequisites: MGMT 2200, ECON 2200, ACCT 2211

MGMT 4460 Internship in Business. (1-3) Fall and Spring
This course represents a unique opportunity for a qualified student to expand his or her understanding of the practical applications of enterprise operations by entering into a specific “help-rendered learning accomplishment” contract with a cooperating area enterprise. The contract will specifically identify the student’s obligations and duties, the nature and extent of the host enterprise’s commitment to assist the student in further extending his or her knowledge of enterprise operations, and the basis on which the student’s learning accomplishments will be measured. No more than 6 credit hours may be applied toward the student’s graduation requirements.
Prerequisites: Business major with demonstrated superior capabilities and prior approval of the internship contract by department faculty.

MGMT 4483 Special Topics in Management. (3) On demand
A series of “special topic” courses providing students with exposure to issues and concepts not covered in their regular coursework.
Prerequisites: senior standing and consent of instructor

MGMT 4492 Seminar in Global Business. (3) On demand
The seminar is designed to allow a student to explore current business issues in a global context. Guided by the faculty sponsors, the students may choose topics, perform research, and present their final work to a faculty panel. The course will seek to help students grasp some of the essentials of doing business in a global economy – the opportunities and threats inherent in a fast-paced, cross-cultural environment and their impact on the individual manager, the transaction, and the business organization.
Prerequisites: MGMT 3392 and MGMT 3393