Concentrations

Concentration (44 units)

Choose one concentration from the following:

Note: The concentration electives should be chosen from the electives listed for each concentration or, with the prior approval of the department chair, the student may substitute other courses for these electives. With prior approval, up to two of the concentration electives may be chosen from other academic disciplines. In planning their career goals, students should review course offerings of other departments to determine if specific courses fit their career plans.

Accounting Information Systems Concentration

  1. ACCT 315. Accounting Information Systems (4)
  2. ACCT 347. Management Accounting and Decision Making (4)
  3. ACCT 372. Intermediate Accounting (4)
  4. ACCT 373. Problem Areas in Intermediate Accounting (4)
  5. ACCT 426. Introduction to Taxation (4)
  6. ACCT 440. Financial Statement Auditing (4)
  7. CSE 201. Computer Science I (4)
  8. CSE 202. Computer Science II (4)
  9. Twelve units chosen from:
    • CSE 330. Data Structures (4)
    • CSE 455. Software Engineering (4)
    • IST 274. Data Base Management and Policies (4)
    • IST 275. Information Networking and Security (4)
    • IST 276. Systems Analysis and Design (4)
    • IST 372. Information Technology (4)
    • IST 474. Advanced Data Base Management and Information Assurance (4)
    • IST 475. Advanced Information Networking and Security (4)
    • IST 476. Advanced Systems Analysis and Design (4)

Cyber Security Concentration

  1. IST 276. Systems Analysis and Design (4)
  2. IST 372 . Information Technology (4)
  3. IST 378. Problem Solving and Risk Management (4)
  4. IST 410. Information Systems Security Professionals (4)
  5. IST 415. Security Systems Management (4)
  6. IST 474. Advanced Data Base Management and Information Assurance (4)
  7. IST 475. Advanced Information Networking and Security (4)
  8. IST 490. Information Systems Planning and Policy (4)
  9. IST 511. Cyber Defense (4)
  10. Eight units chosen from any IST or CSE major courses, HSCI 437, or CJUS 550.

Finance Concentration

  1. Four units chosen from:
    • FIN 360. Financial Planning Process and Insurance (4)
    • FIN 380. Principles of Real Estate (4)
  2. FIN 430. Financial Theory and Practice (4)
  3. FIN 432. Financial Institutions and Capital Formation (4)
  4. FIN 433. International Business Finance (4)
  5. FIN 435. Investment Analysis (4)
  6. Four units chosen from:
    • FIN 445. Financial Analysis and Decision-Making (4)
    • FIN 527. Financial Derivatives (4)
  7. Twenty units of electives chosen from:
    • ACCT 372. Intermediate Accounting (4)
    • ACCT 373. Problem Areas in Intermediate Accounting (4)
    • ACCT 426. Introduction to Taxation (4)
    • ACCT 536. Corporate and Partnership Taxation (4)
    • ACCT 547. Cost Accounting (4)
    • ACCT 556. Estates and Gifts and other Specialized Taxation Topics (4)
    • ECON 410. Money and Banking (4)
    • ECON 475. Public Finance (4)
    • FIN 355. Business and Asian Culture (4)
    • FIN 360. Financial Planning Process and Insurance (if not taken previously) (4)
    • FIN 380. Principles of Real Estate (if not taken previously) (4)
    • FIN 420. Entrepreneurial Finance (4)
    • FIN 460. Retirement Planning (4)
    • FIN 480. Real Estate Appraisal (4)
    • FIN 523. Security Trading and Analysis (4)
    • FIN 534. Export-Import Financing (4)
    • FIN 546. Student Managed Investment Fund (2)
    • FIN 575. Internship in Finance (4)
    • FIN 585. Real Estate Finance (4)
    • FIN 590. Seminar in Finance (4)
    • MGMT 442. Small Business Management (4)
    • SCM 350. Decision Making in Supply Chain and Transportation Management (4)

Note: Students interested in taking the CFP examination should take the following as their electives: ACCT 426, 536, 556 and FIN 360.

Financial Planning Concentration

  1. ACCT 426. Introduction to Taxation (4)
  2. ACCT 556. Estates and Gifts and Other Specialized Taxation Topics (4)
  3. FIN 360. Financial Planning Process and Insurance (4)
  4. FIN 430. Financial Theory and Practice (4)
  5. FIN 435. Investment Analysis (4)
  6. FIN 460. Retirement Planning (4)
  7. Twenty units chosen from:
    • ACCT 536. Corporate and Partnership Taxation (4)
    • FIN 355. Business and Asian Culture (4)
    • FIN 380. Principles of Real Estate (4)
    • FIN 433. International Business Finance (4)
    • FIN 445. Financial Analysis and Decision-Making (4)
    • FIN 523. Security Trading and Analysis (4)
    • FIN 546. Student Managed Investment Fund (2)
    • FIN 585. Real Estate Finance (4)
    • MGMT 442. Small Business Management (4)
    • MKTG 430. Professional Selling and Sales Management (4)

Information Systems and Technology Concentration

  1. IST 274. Data Base Management and Policies (4)
  2. IST 275. Information Networking and Security (4)
  3. IST 490. Information Systems Planning and Policy (4)
  4. Thirty-two units chosen from one of the following three speciality areas:

Computer Information Systems Speciality Area

  1. IST 276. Systems Analysis and Design (4)
  2. IST 372. Information Technology (4)
  3. IST 378. Problem Solving and Risk Management (4)
  4. IST 474. Advanced Data Base Management and Information Assurance (4)
  5. IST 475. Advanced Information Networking and Security (4)
  6. IST 476. Advanced Systems Analysis and Design (4)
  7. Eight units chosen from any IST or CSE major courses.

E-Business Speciality Area

  1. IST 150. Web Publishing (4)
  2. IST 282. Business Systems I (4)
  3. IST 474. Advanced Data Base Management and Information Assurance (4)
  4. IST 485. E-Business (4)
  5. MKTG 540. E-Marketing (4)
  6. Twelve units chosen from:
    • ACCT 372. Intermediate Accounting (4)
    • ACCT 373. Problem Areas in Intermediate Accounting (4)
    • IST 283. Business Systems II (4)
    • IST 372. Information Technology (4)
    • IST 378. Problem Solving and Risk Management (4)
    • IST 475. Advanced Information Networking and Security (4)
    • SCM 470. Supply Chain Management (4)

Information Systems Speciality Area

  1. IST 372. Information Technology (4)
  2. IST 378. Problem Solving and Risk Management (4)
  3. Twenty-four units chosen from any IST courses (16 units must be from 300-, 400- and 500-level courses).

International Business Concentration

Students are required to attend a mandatory international business advising session towards the end of the first quarter of the junior year.

  1. FIN 433. International Business Finance (4)
  2. MGMT 405. Managing Across Borders (4)
  3. MKTG 470. International Marketing Management (4)
  4. Eight units chosen from:
    • ADMN 575. Internship (4) (must have international focus)
    • ADMN 590. Seminar in Administration (4) (must involve international travel)
    • MGMT 406. International Business Law (4)
    • MGMT 526. Global Entrepreneurship (4)
    • SCM 445. International Logistics (4)
  5. Twelve units of 200-level or higher course work in the same approved foreign language.
  6. Note 1: Approved foreign languages are Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, and Spanish. For Arabic, ARAB 316 is highly recommended. For French, FREN 409 and 410 are highly recommended. For German, GER 312 is highly recommended. For Spanish, SPAN 302 and 316D are highly recommended. Additional foreign languages may be approved by the Chair of the Department of Management.

    Note 2: Students proficient in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, or Spanish languages may receive Credit by Examination for the language requirements. Exact times and places of examinations are announced by the Department of World Languages and Literatures; students should make arrangements with the Department of World Languages and Literatures office or chair well in advance.

    Note 3: Students proficient in any foreign language at 200-level or equivalent level courses have an option for any or all of their foreign language courses to be waived. Responsibility for determining this proficiency rests with the Chair of the Management Department, after consultation with the World Languages and Literatures Department Chair. Students having any of these foreign language courses waived must substitute an equal number of units chosen from the electives listed below.

  7. MGMT 998. Baccalaureate Reflective Essay (0)
  8. Twelve units chosen from one of the following three specialties:

Functional Specialty

  1. Twelve units of functional courses chosen from one of the following categories:

Entrepreneurial Management

  • MGMT 543. New Venture Opportunity Analysis (4)
  • MGMT 545. New Venture Resource Requirements (4)
  • MGMT 549. Launching the Entrepreneurial Venture (4)

Finance

  • FIN 432. Financial Institutions and Capital Formation (4)
  • FIN 435. Investment Analysis (4)
  • Four units chosen from any upper-division FIN courses

Human Resources

  • MGMT 455. Human Resources Management (4)
  • MGMT 458. Fair Employment Practices (4)
  • MGMT 459. Work Group Management (4)

Information Management

  • IST 274. Database Management and Policies (4)
  • IST 275. Information Networking and Security (4)
  • Four units chosen from any upper-division IST courses

Management

  • MGMT 335. Business and Society (4)
  • MGMT 350. Administrative Communications (4)
  • Four units chosen from any upper-division MGMT courses

Marketing

  • MKTG 410. Consumer Behavior (4)
  • MKTG 416. Marketing Research (4)
  • Four units chosen from any upper-division MKTG courses
  • Sports and Entertainment Marketing
  • MKTG 525. Sports and Entertainment Marketing (4)
  • MKTG 550. Advanced Sports Marketing Planning and Strategy (4)
  • MKTG 555. Advanced Entertainment Marketing Planning and Strategy (4)
  • Supply Chain and Transportation Management
  • SCM 305. Enterprise Resource Planning (4)
  • SCM 480. Quality Management (4)
  • Four units chosen from any upper-division SCM courses

Regional Specialty

  1. Eight units of regional courses chosen from one of the following categories:

Asia

  • ANTH 358. People of the Middle East (4)
  • ANTH 362. Peoples of Asia (4)
  • FIN 355. Business and Asian Culture (4)
  • HIST 435. World War II in the Pacific (4)
  • HUM 328. Asian Cultural Traditions (4)
  • HUM 375. The World of Islam (4)
  • PHIL 375. Non-Western Philosophy (4)
  • PSCI 305. East Asian politics (4)
  • PSCI 308. Government and Politics of the Middle East (4)
  • SSCI 300. Nonwestern World (4)
  • SSCI 516. Model Arab League (4) (application and entrance exam required)

Europe

  • HIST 503. Europe Since 1945 (4)
  • MGMT 408. Managing in Europe (4)
  • PSCI 304. East European Political Systems (4)
  • PSCI 590. Politics of the European Community (4)

Latin America

  • ANTH 354. Cultures of Mexico and Latin America (4)
  • ANTH 356. Cultures of South America (4)
  • ECON 540. The Political Economy of Latin America (4)
  • HIST 465. Modern Central America (4)
  • HIST 466. Foreign Relations of Latin America (4)
  • HIST 470. Modern Latin America (4)
  • MGMT 407. Comparative Management Systems in the Americas (4)
  • SSCI 304. Contemporary Latin America (4)
  1. Four units of breadth electives chosen from:
    • ANTH 470. Globalization and Culture (4)
    • COMM 471. International Communication (4)
    • ECON 430. International Economics (4)
    • ECON 435. Multinational Corporations (4)
    • ECON 450. Global Economy (4)
    • PSCI 540. Seminar in Comparative Politics (4)
    • PSCI 590. Seminar in International Relations (4)
    • SSCI 515. Model United Nations (4) (application and entrance exam required)

Study Abroad Specialty

  1. Twelve units of upper-division courses in business taken abroad. The courses must be approved by the Global Management Center before the student goes on the study abroad program.

Marketing Concentration

  1. MKTG 410. Consumer Behavior (4)
  2. MKTG 416. Marketing Research (4)
  3. MKTG 420. Advertising (4)
  4. MKTG 430. Professional Selling and Sales Management (4)
  5. MKTG 436. Marketing Decision-Making (4)
  6. MKTG 496. Marketing Planning and Strategy (4)
  7. Twenty units chosen from:
    • MKTG 415. Product Management (4)
    • MKTG 438. Industrial Marketing (4)
    • MKTG 446. Advertising Campaign (4)
    • MKTG 460. Retailing (4)
    • MKTG 462. Merchandising (4)
    • MKTG 470. International Marketing Management (4)
    • MKTG 520. Integrated Marketing Communication (4)
    • MKTG 525. Sports and Entertainment Marketing (4)
    • MKTG 530. Strategic Entrepreneurship (4)
    • MKTG 540. E-Marketing (4)
    • MKTG 550. Advanced Sports Marketing Planning and Strategy (4)
    • MKTG 555. Advanced Entertainment Marketing Planning and Strategy (4)
    • MKTG 560. Services Marketing (4)
    • MKTG 565. Logistics (4)
    • MKTG 572. Import-Export Management (4)
    • MKTG 575. Internship in Marketing (4)
    • MKTG 590. Seminar in Marketing (4)
    • MKTG 595. Independent Study (4)

Real Estate Concentration

  1. FIN 380. Principles of Real Estate (4)
  2. FIN 430. Financial Theory and Practice (4)
  3. FIN 432. Financial Institutions and Capital Formation (4)
  4. FIN 480. Real Estate Appraisal (4)
  5. Four units chosen from:
    • FIN 481. Real Estate Practice (4)
    • FIN 485. Legal Aspects of Real Estate (4)
  6. FIN 585. Real Estate Finance (4)
  7. Twenty units chosen from:
    • ACCT 347. Management Accounting and Decision Making (4)
    • ACCT 372. Intermediate Accounting (4)
    • ACCT 373. Problem Areas in Intermediate Accounting (4)
    • ACCT 426. Introduction to Taxation (4)
    • ACCT 536. Corporate and Partnership Taxation (4)
    • ECON 410. Money and Banking (4)
    • FIN 355. Business and Asian Culture (4)
    • FIN 360. Financial Planning Process and Insurance (4)
    • FIN 433. International Business Finance (4)
    • FIN 435. Investment Analysis (4)
    • FIN 445. Financial Analysis and Decision-Making (4)
    • FIN 460. Retirement Planning (4)
    • FIN 481. Real Estate Practice (4) (if not taken as a required course)
    • FIN 482. Real Estate Development (4)
    • FIN 485. Legal Aspects of Real Estate (4) (if not taken as a required course)
    • FIN 523. Security Trading and Analysis (4)
    • FIN 546. Student Managed Investment Fund (2)
    • FIN 575. Internship in Finance (4)
    • MKTG 430. Professional Selling and Sales Management (4)

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