Business and Management Systems

Business and management systems is an undergraduate degree based on broad, foundational core courses. Professionals in this field analyze organizational needs to provide technology-enabled management and operations.

Today's business environments have a critical need for professionals who have an understanding of information technologies; are capable of operating in an electronic environment; and are able to synthesize, analyze, and learn from vast amounts of information. These individuals are needed to realize technology's great potential to support business processes, decision making, and communication.

As a business and management systems major, you will take courses that are rigorous and oriented toward building the foundation necessary for lifetime learning. Studying at Missouri S&T, you will benefit from the world-class computer environment and your association with excellent students from around the country and the world. Students in the program are strongly encouraged to participate in summer internships or co-ops with companies before they graduate. There are many opportunities and students benefit greatly in terms of their education and the edge they have seeking full-time employment once they graduate.

Bachelor of Science
Business and Management Systems

In Business and Management Systems, the Bachelor of Science degree consists of 120 credit hours.  All undergraduate students in Business and Management Systems are required to complete a General Education Requirements Core, including courses in Humanities, Social Sciences, Mathematics, Science, and Communication Skills.

A common departmental core of courses in Management and Information Technology helps provide students with skills to succeed in a fast-changing and globalized environment.  Business Core courses and Business Electives provide students with comprehensive knowledge in business disciplines.

A minimum grade of "C" is required in the Business Core, Business Electives, Management, and Information Technology courses.  Students have 9 credit hours for free electives.

Freshman Year
First SemesterCreditsSecond SemesterCredits
PSYCH 11013IS&T 17503
BUS 1810113 credit hours of Mathematical Science or Science43
BUS 11103ENGLISH 1600 or TCH COM 16003
ENGLISH 11203ECON 12003
4 credit hours of Mathematical Science or Science44Science Elective33
 14 15
Sophomore Year
First SemesterCreditsSecond SemesterCredits
BUS 12103FINANCE 21503
MATH 12124IS&T 15523
IS&T 15513ERP 21103
ECON 11003POL SCI 12003
SP&M S 11853History Elective3
 16 15
Junior Year
First SemesterCreditsSecond SemesterCredits
MKT 31103BUS 55803
IS&T 46543ENGLISH 2560 or TCH COM 25603
STAT 31113BUS 32203
Business Elective3Business Electives6
Free Elective3 
 15 15
Senior Year
First SemesterCreditsSecond SemesterCredits
BUS 29103BUS 598013
BUS 53603BUS 51113
MKT 53103Business Elective3
Business Elective3Fine Art, Social Science, or Humanities Elective23
Free Elective3Free Elective3
 15 15
Total Credits: 120

A grade of “C” or better is required in the following courses for graduation:  IS&T 1551,  IS&T 1552,IS&T 1750, IS&T 4654,  ERP 2110, FIN 2150,  MKT 3110, MKT 5310, ECON 1100, ECON 1200, BUS 1110, BUS 1210, FIN 2150 , BUS 2910 , BUS 3220, BUS 5111, ,BUS 5360, BUS 5580, BUS 5980, and all Business Electives.

Areas of Concentration

All students are required to complete twelve credit hours chosen from 2000, 3000, 4000, or 5000-level courses in business, economics, finance, enterprise resource planning, information science & technology, or marketing. A “C” or better grade is required in all twelve credit hours. If the student chooses to designate an area of concentration for these courses, focusing at least 3 courses (9 credits) in one area, he or she may do so. Students are not required to choose a concentration area. Areas of concentration are:

E-Commerce

IS&T 5652Advanced Web Development3
IS&T 4641Digital Commerce and IoT Analytics3
IS&T 4642E-Commerce Architecture3
IS&T 4257Network Economy3
IS&T 5168Law and Ethics in E-Commerce3

 Enterprise Resource Planning

Any 9 hours of ERP-designated courses at the 4000-level or above.

Finance

FINANCE 5160Corporate Finance II3
FINANCE 5260Investments I3
ECON 4720International Finance3
FINANCE 5310Financial Technology and Analytics3
BUS 5230Financial Statement Analysis3

 ECON 4410, and  ECON 5337 cannot be used toward this concentration.

Human-Computer Interaction

IS&T 5652Advanced Web Development3
IS&T 5885Human-Computer Interaction and User Experience3
IS&T 5886Prototyping Human-Computer Interactions3
IS&T 5887Human-Computer Interaction Evaluation3

Management

BUS 5470Human Resource Management3
BUS 5111Business Negotiations3
IS&T 5251Management and Leadership of Technological Innovation3

Marketing

MKT 3210Consumer Behavior3
MKT 4580Marketing Strategy3
ERP 4610Customer Relationship Management in ERP Environment3
MKT 5150Customer Focus and Satisfaction3
MKT 5320Marketing for Non-Profits3

Bachelor of Science

Business and Management Systems

Secondary Education Emphasis Area

Degree Requirements

You may earn a B.S. degree in business and management systems from Missouri S&T and certification to teach at the secondary level in the schools of Missouri with this emphasis area.  This program can be completed in four academic years and field experiences are arranged with public schools anywhere in the state.

Students interested in this emphasis area should consult with the advisor for business and management systems education majors in the business and management systems department.

In order to successfully complete this emphasis area, students must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75, and attain at least a 3.0 GPA average for all business content and professional education courses required by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education for teacher certification.  Current Missouri S&T or transfer students who wish to pursue this emphasis area must meet both these GPA requirements to be accepted into the program.  Students must also meet all requirements listed under the teacher education program in this catalog.  Students who do not meet all the teacher certification requirements will not be eligible for the secondary education emphasis area, even if they have completed all required course work.

A degree in this emphasis area requires 136 credit hours.  The required courses are listed below.  A minimum grade of "C" is required by the department in all courses designated BUS, MKT, FINANCE, IS&T, ECON, or ERP that are counted toward this degree.

General Education

PSYCH 1101General Psychology3
PSYCH 2300Educational Psychology3
PSYCH 3310Developmental Psychology3
Science Elective 13
Mathematical Science or Science 27
Fine Art, Social Science or Humanities Elective 33
History Elective3
ECON 1100Principles Of Microeconomics3
ECON 1200Principles Of Macroeconomics3
POL SCI 1200American Government3
MATH 1212Survey of Calculus4
STAT 3111Statistical Tools For Decision Making3
ENGLISH 1120Exposition And Argumentation3
ENGLISH 1600Introduction to Technical Communication3
IS&T 4654Introduction to Web Design and Digital Media Studies3

Common Core Courses and Management

IS&T 1750Introduction to Management Information Systems3
IS&T 1551Implementing Information Systems: User Perspective3
IS&T 1552Implementing Information Systems: Data Perspective3
ERP 2110Introduction to Enterprise Resource Planning3
BUS 1210Financial Accounting3
FINANCE 2150Corporate Finance I3
MKT 3110Marketing3
BUS 1110Introduction to Management and Entrepreneurship3
BUS 5980Business Models for Entrepreneurship and Innovation3
BUS 2910Business Law3
BUS 3220Managerial Accounting3
BUS 5360Business Operations3
BUS 5580Strategic Management3
MKT 5310Digital Marketing and Promotions3
BUS 3115Introduction to Teambuilding and Leadership3
BUS 5111Business Negotiations3

Education

EDUC 1040Perspectives In Education2
EDUC 1174School Organization and Administration For Teachers2
EDUC 2310Education Of The Exceptional Child3
EDUC 3216Instructional Literacy in the Content Area3
ENGLISH 3170Teaching And Supervising Reading and Writing3
EDUC 3280Instructional Strategies in the Content Area3
EDUC 3290Coordination of Cooperative Education3
EDUC 3298Teacher Field Experience III1
EDUC 3340Assessment of Student Learning3
EDUC 4298Student Teaching Seminar1
EDUC 1104Teacher Field Experience I1
EDUC 1164Teacher Field Experience II2
EDUC 4299Student Teaching12

Minors

You must see the department advisor and complete a minor application before beginning your minor. Requirements change over time. You will be held to the requirements in force at the time you apply for the minor. Postponing your application for the minor may result in you having to take additional courses to complete the minor. At least six (6) hours of the minor course work must be taken in residence at Missouri S&T.

Minor in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Business

The Minor requires 15 credit hours, as follows:

BUS 5730Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence for Business3
IS&T 5535Machine Learning Algorithms and Applications3
IS&T 3420Introduction to Data Science and Management3
And two courses from the following list:6
Statistical Tools For Decision Making
Data Networks and Information Security
Systems Analysis
Business Analytics and Data Science
Introduction to Information Visualization
Data Science and Machine Learning with Python
Use of Business Intelligence

Minor in Business

The minor in business and management systems requires the following 15 hours of coursework:

FINANCE 2150Corporate Finance I3
ECON 1100Principles Of Microeconomics3
or ECON 1200 Principles Of Macroeconomics
or BUS 1414 The Inclusive Workplace
BUS 1110Introduction to Management and Entrepreneurship3
BUS 1210Financial Accounting3
MKT 3110Marketing3

Minor in Business Applications and Software Development

The Minor requires 15 credit hours, as follows:

Required Courses:6
Introduction to Data Science and Management
Digital Media Development and Interactive Design
And three courses from the following list:9
Implementing Information Systems: Data Perspective
Java and Data Structures
Computing Internals and Operating Systems
Database Management
Database Applications in Business
Enterprise Application Development and Software Security
Data Science and Machine Learning with Python

Minor in Cybersecurity Management and Information Assurance

This minor requires the following 15 hours of coursework:

The following three courses are required:

BUS 5910Privacy and Information Security3
IS&T 5780Human and Organizational Factors in Cybersecurity3
IS&T 3333Data Networks and Information Security3
Two of the following courses must also be taken:6
Enterprise Application Development and Software Security
Introduction to Data Science and Management
Digital Commerce and IoT Analytics
Fundamentals of Mobile Technology for Business

Minor in Digital Supply Chain Management

The minor in digital supply chain management requires the following 15 hours of coursework:

BUS 5360Business Operations3
or MECH ENG 3653 Manufacturing
ERP 5310Supply Chain Management Systems in an ERP Environment3
ERP 4610Customer Relationship Management in ERP Environment3
or MECH ENG 5760/​AERO ENG 5760 Probabilistic Engineering Design
Two courses from the following list: *6
Use of Business Intelligence
Enterprise Resource Planning Systems Design and Implementation
Rapid Product Design And Optimization
Design For Manufacture
Integrated Product And Process Design
Computer Aided Design: Theory and Practice

Minor in Electronic and Social Commerce

The minor in electronic and social commerce requires the following 15 hours of coursework:

IS&T 4641Digital Commerce and IoT Analytics3
BUS 1414The Inclusive Workplace3
Three courses from the following list:9
Management and Leadership of Technological Innovation
Fundamentals of Mobile Technology for Business
Advanced Web Development
Law and Ethics in E-Commerce
Human-Computer Interaction and User Experience
Prototyping Human-Computer Interactions
Digital Marketing and Promotions
Marketing Strategy

Minor in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

The minor in ERP requires the following 15 hours of coursework:

BUS 1210Financial Accounting3
ERP 2110Introduction to Enterprise Resource Planning3
ERP 5110Enterprise Resource Planning Systems Design and Implementation3
Six credit hours of electives from any other ERP-designated courses at the 4000-level or above6
Total Credits15

Minor in Entrepreneurship

The minor in entrepreneurship requires the following 15 hours of coursework:

BUS 1110Introduction to Management and Entrepreneurship3
BUS 5980Business Models for Entrepreneurship and Innovation3
MKT 5310Digital Marketing and Promotions3
Two courses from the following list:6
The Inclusive Workplace
Customer Focus and Satisfaction
Strategic Management
Digital Commerce and IoT Analytics
Introduction to Web Design and Digital Media Studies
Management and Leadership of Technological Innovation
Fundamentals of Mobile Technology for Business
Prototyping Human-Computer Interactions
Technical Entrepreneurship
Engineering Design Optimization

Minor in Finance

The minor in finance requires the following 15 hours of coursework:

ECON 1100Principles Of Microeconomics3
or ECON 1200 Principles Of Macroeconomics
or BUS 1414 The Inclusive Workplace
FINANCE 2150Corporate Finance I3
and three courses from the following:9
Financial Statement Analysis
Corporate Finance II
Investments I
Financial Technology and Analytics
Total Credits15

Minor in Financial Technology, Analytics and Transformation

The Minor requires 15 credit hours, as follows:

Required Courses:6
Corporate Finance I
Financial Technology and Analytics
One or more of the following courses must be taken:3
Introduction to Data Science and Management
Financial Statement Analysis
One or more of the following courses must be taken:6
Digital Commerce and IoT Analytics
Human and Organizational Factors in Cybersecurity
Data Science and Machine Learning with Python
Performance Dashboard, Scorecard and Data Visualization
Use of Business Intelligence
Corporate Finance II
Investments I

Minor in Information Science and Technology

The minor in information science and technology requires the following 15 hours of coursework:

IS&T 1750 Introduction to Management Information Systems

IS&T 1551 Implementing Information Systems: User Perspective or IS&T 1561 Algorithms and Programming with Java

IS&T 1552 Implementing Information Systems: Data Perspective or IS&T 1562 Java and Data Structures

ERP 2110 Introduction to Enterprise Resource Planning

One other IS&T or ERP course at the 2000 level or above.

Minor in Management

The minor in management requires the following 15 hours of coursework:

BUS 1110Introduction to Management and Entrepreneurship3
BUS 1414The Inclusive Workplace3
Three courses from the following list:9
Business Law
Introduction to Teambuilding and Leadership
Business Negotiations
Customer Focus and Satisfaction
Business Operations
Human Resource Management
Strategic Management
Privacy and Information Security
Information Systems Project Management
Introduction to Project Management

Minor in Marketing

The minor in marketing requires the following 15 hours of coursework:

ECON 1100Principles Of Microeconomics3
or ECON 1200 Principles Of Macroeconomics
or BUS 1414 The Inclusive Workplace
MKT 3110Marketing3
Three courses from the following list:9
Consumer Behavior
Marketing Strategy
Digital Marketing and Promotions
Marketing for Non-Profits
Customer Relationship Management in ERP Environment
Big Data Consumer Analytics
Other marketing electives approved by the department (MKT 3000 and above)

Minor in Mobile Business and Digital Transformation

The minor in mobile business and technology requires  the following15 hours of coursework:

Two or three of the following courses must be taken:9
Digital Commerce and IoT Analytics
Introduction to Web Design and Digital Media Studies (Two or three of the following courses must be taken:)
Fundamentals of Mobile Technology for Business
Enterprise Application Development and Software Security
Two or three of the following courses must be taken:6
The Inclusive Workplace
Data Networks and Information Security
Advanced Web Development
Prototyping Human-Computer Interactions
Customer Relationship Management in ERP Environment
Supply Chain Management Systems in an ERP Environment
Performance Dashboard, Scorecard and Data Visualization
Digital Marketing and Promotions
Digital Media Development and Interactive Design

Pre MBA Minor

The minor in pre MBA will prepare students to enter an accredited MBA program at Missouri S&T or elsewhere. This minor requires the following 39 hours of coursework:

PSYCH 1101General Psychology3
MATH 1208Calculus With Analytic Geometry I5
or MATH 1212 Survey of Calculus
or MATH 1214 Calculus I
ECON 1300/​STAT 1111Business And Economic Statistics I3
or STAT 1115 Statistics For The Social Sciences I
or STAT 3111 Statistical Tools For Decision Making
or STAT 3113 Applied Engineering Statistics
or STAT 3115 Engineering Statistics
or STAT 3117 Introduction To Probability And Statistics
ECON 1100Principles Of Microeconomics3
ECON 1200Principles Of Macroeconomics3
BUS 1110Introduction to Management and Entrepreneurship3
BUS 1210Financial Accounting3
BUS 3220Managerial Accounting3
BUS 2910Business Law3
BUS 5360Business Operations3
MKT 3110Marketing3
FINANCE 2150Corporate Finance I3
IS&T 1750Introduction to Management Information Systems3

BUS 1000 Special Problems (IND 0.0-6.0)

Problems or readings on specific subjects or projects in the department. Consent of instructor required.


BUS 1001 Special Topics (IND 0.0-6.0)

This is designed to give the department an opportunity to test a new course. Variable title.


BUS 1110 Introduction to Management and Entrepreneurship (LEC 3.0)

The course provides an introduction to the basic concepts of management and entrepreneurship to provide an awareness of what functions and challenges are faced by managers and entrepreneurs in today's global environment. Applications of the concepts to the organization, operations, and resources are discussed. Appropriate for all majors.


BUS 1110H Intro Mgt and Entrepreneurship-Honors (LEC 3.0)


BUS 1210 Financial Accounting (LEC 3.0)

This course is an introduction to financial accounting and its significant role in making sound business decisions. Emphasis is on what accounting information is, why it is important, and how it is used to make strategic economic decisions.


BUS 1414 The Inclusive Workplace (LEC 3.0)

This course will cover topics such as corporate social responsibility, ethics, diversity and inclusion (i.e. national culture, race, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, and ability). Students will learn to recognize their own biases, understand the benefits of inclusion, and be exposed to a few strategies utilized to achieve an inclusive workplace.


BUS 1810 Introduction to College Success (LEC 1.0)

This course teaches essential skills for success in Business and Information Technology and a student's future career. The course creates a sense of community in the department and prepares the student for the business world.


BUS 1811 Introduction to College Success II (LAB 0.50)

A continuation of BUS 10. Students learn essential skills for success in Business and Information Technology. The course creates a sense of community in the department and prepares the students for the business world.


BUS 2000 Special Problems (IND 0.0-6.0)

Problems or readings on specific subjects or projects in the department. Consent of instructor required.


BUS 2001 Special Topics (LEC 0.0-6.0)

This is designed to give the department an opportunity to test a new course. Variable title.


BUS 2002 Cooperative Training in Business (IND 0.0-6.0)

On-the-job experience gained through cooperative education with industry with credit arranged through departmental co-op advisor. Grade received depends on quality of reports submitted and work supervisors's evaluation. Prerequisite: Completed 30 hours toward degree.


BUS 2910 Business Law (LEC 3.0)

This course is an introduction to the nature and meaning of law and the legal environment of business. Topics include the legal process, sources of law, and institutions.


BUS 3000 Special Problems (IND 0.0-6.0)

Problems or readings on specific subjects or projects in the department. Consent of instructor required.


BUS 3105 Management and Business Law Essentials (LEC 1.5)

This course is an introduction to the essentials of management and business law for running a business. It is designed for students planning to enter the MBA program who need this area and for non-business students who want some business background. Credit in this course cannot be applied to any major or minor in Business, IS&T, or Economics. Prerequisite: Senior or Junior Standing; 3.0 GPA required.


BUS 3115 Introduction to Teambuilding and Leadership (LEC 3.0)

This course covers an introduction to leadership styles, principles, models, issues, and applications through analytical and intellectual examination. Key components of teams are introduced, with opportunities to practice and develop both leadership and teambuilding skills.


BUS 3205 Accounting Essentials (LEC 1.5)

This course is an introduction to the essentials of financial and managerial accounting for running a business. It is designed for students planning to enter the MBA program who need this area and for non-business students who want some business background. Credit in this course cannot be applied to any major or minor in Business, IS&T, or Economics. Prerequisite: Senior or Junior standing; 3.0 GPA required.


BUS 3220 Managerial Accounting (LEC 3.0)

Emphasizes internal use of accounting information in establishing plans and objectives, controlling operations, and making decisions involved with management of an enterprise (the determination of costs relevant to a specific purpose such as inventory valuation, control of current operation, or special decisions). Prerequisites: Bus 1210 or Eng Mgt 2211.


BUS 3305 Operations Management Essentials (LEC 1.5)

This course is an introduction to the essentials of operations management for running a business. It is designed for students planning to enter the MBA program who need this area and for non-business students who want some business background. Credit in this course cannot be applied to any major or minor in Business, IS&T, or Economics. Prerequisite: Senior or Junior Standing; 3.0 GPA required.


BUS 3705 Management Information Systems Essentials (LEC 1.5)

This course is an introduction to the essentials of management information systems for running a business. It is designed for students planning to enter the MBA program who need this area and for non-business students who want some business background. Credit in this course cannot be applied to any major or minor in Business, IS&T, or Economics. Prerequisite: Senior or Junior Standing; 3.0 GPA required.


BUS 3805 Mathematics and Statistics Essentials (LEC 1.5)

This course is an introduction to the essentials of mathematics and statistics for running a business. It is designed for students planning to enter the MBA program who need this area and for non-business students who want some business background. Credit in this course cannot be applied to any major or minor in Business, IS&T, or Economics. Prerequisite: Senior or Junior Standing; 3.0 GPA required.


BUS 4000 Special Problems (IND 0.0-6.0)

Problems or readings on specific subjects or projects in the department. Consent of instructor required.


BUS 4001 Special Topics (LEC 0.0-6.0)

This is designed to give the department an opportunity to test a new course. Variable title.


BUS 4099 Undergraduate Research (IND 0.0-6.0)

Designed for the undergraduate student who wishes to engage in research. Not for graduate credit. Not more than six credit hours allowed for graduation credit. Subject and credit to be arranged with the instructor.


BUS 4675 International Business (LEC 3.0)

This survey course will deal with business concepts, analytical processes and philosophical bases for international business operations. Emphasis is on environmental dynamics, multinational business organizations, cultural and economic constraints, unique international business practices and international operations, strategy and policy.


BUS 4970 Senior Business Design I (LEC 1.0)

In this course, students will become familiar with the principles of entrepreneurship; learn about the basic purpose, content and structure of business plans; and develop business presentation skills through practice. At the end of the semester, student teams will give presentations to a bank in an attempt to secure a loan to run the business the following semester. Prerequisite: Senior Standing.


BUS 4980 Senior Business Design II (LEC 2.0)

In this course, students will be expected to carry out the business plans created in Bus 4970. Progress reports are submitted roughly every 3 weeks during the semester. At the end of the semester, students terminate the business organization and profits are donated to a non-profit organization in the team's name. Prerequisite: Bus 4970.


BUS 5000 Special Problems (IND 0.0-6.0)

Problems or readings on specific subjects or projects in the department. Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program.


BUS 5001 Special Topics (LEC 0.0-6.0)

This is designed to give the department an opportunity to test a new course. Variable title.


BUS 5040 Oral Examination (IND 0.0)

After completion of all other requirements, oral examinations for on-campus M.B.A./Ph.D. students may be processed during intersession. Off-campus M.B.A. students must be enrolled in oral examination and must have paid an oral examination fee at the time defense/oral examination (oral/written). All other students must enroll for credit commensurate with uses made of facilities and/or faculties. In no case shall this be for less than three (3) semester hours for resident students.


BUS 5080 Practicum (IND 0.0-6.0)

This course is similar to the Bus 5085 Internship course. The difference is that this course is intended for students who are already employed by an organization for whom they wish to continue working. Prerequisite: Bus Core.


BUS 5085 Internship (IND 0.0-6.0)

Students apply critical thinking skills and discipline specific knowledge in a work setting based on a project designed by the advisor and employer. Activities will vary depending on the student's background and the setting. Requires major report and formal presentation to sponsoring organization. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.


BUS 5099 Research (IND 0.0-9.0)

Research investigation of an advanced nature leading to a major report suitable for publication in a journal or in a conference proceedings. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.


BUS 5105 Graduate Management and Business Law Essentials (LEC 1.5)

This course is an introduction to the essentials of management and business law for running a business. It's designed for students planning to enter the MBA program who need this area and for non-business students who want some business background. Credit cannot be applied to any major or minor in Business, IS&T, or Economics. Additional case study or report required. Prerequisite: Bachelor Degree.


BUS 5111 Business Negotiations (LEC 3.0)

The purpose of this course is to understand the practices and processes of negotiation for negotiating successfully in a variety of settings. The course is designed to be relevant to the broad spectrum of negotiation problems faced by managers, consultants, etc. Because almost everyone negotiates all the time, this course is relevant to almost any student. Prerequisites:Junior standing or above.


BUS 5115 Introduction to Individual and Group Dynamics in Business (LEC 3.0)

This course will cover contemporary theories of business leadership styles and group dynamics. Leadership theories, group dysfunction/function, positive group interactions, change impacts, the importance of business ethics as well as the role of gender and culture on the group will be examined.


BUS 5150 Customer Focus and Satisfaction (LEC 3.0)

Major emphasis is given to the concept of customer focus, with coverage of techniques for obtaining customer needs, measuring customer satisfaction, developing products and services to satisfy customers, and maximizing the benefits of customer feedback. A semester long HoQ project will be done. Prerequisites: Mkt 3110 or Mkt 3105 or Eng Mgt 3510. (Co-listed MKT 5150).


BUS 5205 Graduate Accounting Essentials (LEC 1.5)

This course is an introduction to the essentials of financial and managerial accounting for running a business. It's designed for students planning to enter the MBA program who need this area and for non-business students who want some business background. Credit cannot be applied to any major or minor in Business, IS&T, or Economics. Additional case or report required. Prerequisite: Bachelor Degree.


BUS 5230 Financial Statement Analysis (LEC 3.0)

Analysis and interpretation of financial statements for profitability analysis, credit analysis, and other business analyses that rely on financial data. Introduces emerging roles of accounting analytics. Illustrates data analytics concepts and techniques to detect earning management, predict fraud, and to provide insights into other business strategies. Prerequisite: BUS 1210 or graduate standing and financial accounting knowledge.


BUS 5305 Graduate Operations Management Essentials (LEC 1.5)

This course is an introduction to the essentials of operations management for running a business. It is designed for students planning to enter the MBA program who need this area and for non-business students who want some business background. Credit cannot be applied to any major or minor in Business, IS&T, or Economics. Additional case study or report required. Prerequisite: Bachelor Degree.


BUS 5360 Business Operations (LEC 3.0)

This course examines the concepts, processes, and institutions that are fundamental to an understanding of business operations within organizations. Emphasis is on the management and organization of manufacturing and service operations and the application of quantitative methods to the solution of strategic, tactical and operational problems. Prerequisites: BUS 1210 or ENG MGT 2211; at least Junior standing; and one of the following: STAT 1111, STAT 1115, STAT 3111, STAT 3113, STAT 3115, or STAT 3117.


BUS 5470 Human Resource Management (LEC 3.0)

The course examines employee selection, performance appraisal, training and development, compensation, legal issues, and labor relations. Prerequisite: Bus 1110.


BUS 5580 Strategic Management (LEC 3.0)

Study of the formulation and implementation of corporative, business and functional strategies designed to achieve organizational objectives. Case studies and research reports may be used extensively. Prerequisites: MKT 3110 or Eng Mgt 3510; Finance 2150 or Eng Mgt 3200; Senior standing.


BUS 5705 Graduate Management Information Systems Essentials (LEC 1.5)

This course is an introduction to the essentials of management information systems for running a business. It is designed for students planning to enter the MBA program. Credit in this course cannot be applied to any major or minor in Business, IS&T, or Economics. Additional case or report required. Prerequisite: Bachelor Degree.


BUS 5730 Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence for Business (LEC 3.0)

Explores various approaches to machine learning and artificial intelligence, along with their numerous applications in business. Describes some of the many technological approaches to business problems that are considered part of machine learning and artificial intelligence, such as neural networks and deep learning. Prerequisites: IS&T 1750; or Graduate Standing, understanding of management information systems.


BUS 5805 Graduate Mathematics and Statistics Essentials (LEC 1.5)

This course is an introduction to the essentials of mathematics and statistics for running a business. It is designed for students planning to enter the MBA program who need this area and for non-business students who want some business background. Credit cannot be applied to any major or minor in Business, IS&T, or Economics. Additional case study or report required. Prerequisite: Bachelor Degree.


BUS 5896 Project Research (IND 0.0-9.0)

The research project will involve students applying research techniques and discipline specific knowledge working on a project designed by the advisor, often working with a business organization. Requires major report and formal presentation to sponsoring organization. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.


BUS 5910 Privacy and Information Security (LEC 3.0)

Explores issues concerning the use, disclosure, and protection of information (personal, organizational, health, and financial) from a legal perspective. A focus on understanding, planning, protecting, and responding to data breaches and other information risk and threats. Case studies based on litigation are reviewed and analyzed. Assumes MIS familiarity.


BUS 5980 Business Models for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (LEC 3.0)

This course uses problem based learning to expand student insight into the nature, development, and application of business models. It increases the practical skills and knowledge required to generate original models of value creation for both entrepreneurial start-ups and corporate innovation. Prerequisite: Senior or graduate standing.


Eric Anderson, Adjunct Instructor
JD University of Missouri-Columbia

Randy Lawrence Canis, Adjunct Professor
JD University of Missouri-Columbia

Langtao Chen, Assistant Professor
PHD Georgia State University

Yu Hsien Chiu, Teaching Professor
MASTER University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Cecil Chua, Associate Professor
PHD Georgia State University

Cassandra Carlene Elrod, Associate Professor
PHD University of Missouri-Rolla

Li-Li Eng, Associate Professor
PHD University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Hanqing Fang, Assistant Professor
PHD Mississippi State University

Caroline Fisher, Professor Emeritus
PHD Bowling Green State University

Nobuyuki Fukawa, Associate Professor
PHD Louisiana State University

Edward J Harvey, Adjunct Instructor
MBA University of Missouri-Columbia

Michael Gene Hilgers, Professor
PHD Brown University

Ray Kluczny, Associate Professor Emeritus
PHD Arizona State University

Kellie Kowalski, Adjunct Instructor
MASTER Northern Arizona University

Bih-Ru Lea, Associate Professor
PHD Clemson University

Yu Liu, Assistant Professor
PHD University of Oregon

Fiona Fui-Hoon Nah, Professor
PHD University of British Columbia

Elizabeth Ortmann Vincenzo, Adjunct Instructor
JD Loyola University Chicago

Kent Robinson, Adjunct Instructor
JD University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign

Keng Leng Siau, Professor
PHD University of British Columbia

Sarah Margaret Stanley, Associate Professor
PHD Saint Louis University

Wen-Bin Yu, Associate Professor
PHD University of Louisville

Hongxian Zhang, Associate Professor
PHD University of Texas at San Antonio

Superscripts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 in the faculty listing refer to the following common footnotes:
1 Registered Professional Engineer
2 Registered Geologist
3 Certified Health Physicist
4 Registered Architect
5 Board Certified, American Academy of Environmental Engineers
6 LEED AP Certified