School of Business & Public Administration
THE COURSE BEGINS WITH THE BASIC CONCEPTS AND METHODS OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCE THAT RELIES ON STATISTICAL ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES AS WELL AS THE ART OF DECISION-MAKING UNDER CIRCUMSTANCES OF CONSTRAINED OPTIMIZATION. IT INTRODUCES STATISTICAL IDEAS AS THEY APPLY TO MANAGERS. TWO IDEAS DOMINATE: DESCRIBING DATA AND MODELING VARIABILITY AND RANDOMNESS USING PROBABILITY MODELS. THE COURSE PROVIDES TOOLS AND DATA ANALYSIS MODELS FOR DECISION MAKING THAT USE HYPOTHESIS TESTING, LINEAR PROGRAMMING AND SIMULATION. IT ALSO PROVIDES AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE DEFINITIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF A VARIETY OF STANDARD ECONOMETRIC MEASURES.
THIS GRADUATE OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT COURSE EXPLORES MODERN THEORY AND PRACTICE FOR PLANNING AND CONTROLLING THE OPERATIONS FUNCTIONS, BOTH IN MANUFACTURING AND SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS. QUANTITATIVE TOOLS OF ANALYSIS USED TO SUPPORT DECISION MAKING IN THE VARIOUS ACTIVITIES OF OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT ARE REVIEWED. REGIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL APPLICATIONS AND ISSUES WILL BE INCLUDED.
THIS COURSE OFFERS STUDENTS THE OPPORTUNITY TO EXPLORE THE WORKINGS OF THE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ARENA AND TO DEMONSTRATE AN UNDERSTANDING OF GLOBAL MARKETS AS IT RELATES TO THEIR PROFESIONAL FIELD THROUGH UNDERTAKINGS THAT ENCOURAGE BUSINESS SYSTEM ADAPTATION TO NEW ENVIRONMENTS. IT FURTHER PROMOTES THE IMPORTANCE OF ETHICAL AND SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE DECISION MAKING IN DIFFERENT CULTURAL SETTINGS.
THE BUSINESS CAPSTONE COURSE IS THE CULMINATING PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE FOR THE MBA STUDENT. IT EXTENDS OVER THE FINAL TWO TERMS OF THEIR PROGRAM. WITHIN TEAMS OF TWO OR THREE, MBA STUDENTS WILL PARTICIPATE IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN APPLIED RESEARCH PROJECT THAT SYNTHESIZES THE STUDENTS' LEARNING THROUGHOUT THEIR TENURE IN THE MBA PROGRAM. THE NATURE OF THE APPLIED PROJECT CAN CONSIST OF A STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT PROJECT, AN ENTREPRENEURIAL PROJECT, OR A SPECIAL STUDY PROJECT.
This course is designed to produce an understanding of the underlying purpose of law enforcement by analyzing the functions of the police officer, courts, penal institutions and attorneys. The course also provides a survey of the criminal justice system focusing on its purpose, problems and functions.
Personal Law introduces basic legal principles and their application to everyday human relations.
This course examines criminal procedure from investigation through arrest and trial. The rules of evidence and constitutional requirements regarding police investigations, search and seizure, arrests, confessions and admissibility of evidence in criminal trials are covered.
This course focuses on applying Security Management concepts and techniques to modern business and public sector operations. The course emphasizes security practices and crime control functions in a business and/or government environment.
The student studies the required elements of crimes under the common law and modern criminal statutes. Specific problems of application of the elements of crimes to law enforcement and the criminal justice system are emphasized. STUDENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ENROLL IN 300-400 LEVEL COURSES UNTIL THEY HAVE COMPLETED MA 085 LEVEL II OR MA 084B OR ANY HIGHER LEVEL MATH COURSE.
The rationale, procedures and problems underlying sentencing and the correctional process are analyzed. The course also focuses on problems of recidivism and future trends in criminal corrections. STUDENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ENROLL IN 300-400 LEVEL COURSES UNTIL THEY HAVE COMPLETED MA 085 LEVEL II OR MA 084B OR ANY HIGHER LEVEL MATH COURSE.