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ACADEMIC:

FACULTY AND COURSES OF INSTRUCTION

LUIS R. ALMODÓVAR, Professor, M.B.A., 1978, University of Puerto Rico; CPA.

RAMACHANDRA K. ASUNDI, Professor, Ph.D., 1962, University of Liverpool.

HÉCTOR BRAVO-VICK, Associate Professor, M.A., 1973, University of Illinois.

MILAGROS CASTRO-MARTÍNEZ, Associate Professor, M.A., 1991, New York University; CPS

MARTA COLÓN-DE TORO, Professor, M.B.A., 1980, University of Miami; SPHR.

KAREN COTTO, Associate Professor, M.B.A., 1995, The American University, Washington, D.C.

JOSÉ A. CRUZ-CRUZ, Professor, Ph.D., 1997, University of Pittsburgh.

JUAN F. DE JESÚS-MEDINA, Associate Professor, M.B.A., 1994, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus.

GAIL DÍAZ, Professor, M.S., 1983, North Carolina State University.

LUCYANN FERNÁNDEZ-VANCLEVE, Professor, M.S., 1980, Texas A&M University.

JOSÉ FRONTERA-AGENJO, Assistant Professor, LLM, 2005, Erasmus University, Rotterdam.

BODAPATI V. RADHAKUMARI-GANDHI, Professor, Ph.D., 1983, Texas A&M University.

AMABEL GARCÍA-PÉREZ, Professor, M.A., 1978, Pennsylvania State University.

CANDIDA GONZÁLEZ-CEBOLLERO, Professor, M.B.A., 1983, Loyola University; PHR.

LEONORA HAMILTON, Professor, Ph.D., 2004, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona.

DIGNA HERNÁNDEZ-DE VELEZ, Associate Professor, M.B.A., 1978, University of Florida.

DAFNE JAVIER, Associate Professor, Ph.D., 2004, The University of Sarasota.

INA JETTER, Professor, M.Acc., 1980, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

MARÍA DE LOS A. LARRACUENTE, Associate Professor, M.S.M., 1991, The University of Akron.

ANA E. MARTÍN-QUIÑONES, Professor, M.B.A., 1985, University of Maryland.

MARÍA DE LOS A. MEDINA, Associate Professor, M.E.S., 1992, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus.

DAVID F. MUÑOZ, Assistant Professor, M.B.A., 1993, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus.

WANDA NEGRÓN, Assistant Professor, M.S., 1988, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

MARISOL OLIVER, Professor, M.B.A., 1985, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus.

PRATIMA OLTIKAR, Associate Professor, M.B.A., 1991, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus; CPA.

KAREN ORENGO, Associate Professor, Ph.D., 2000, Sorbone, Paris.

MARÍA J. ORONOZ, Professor, M.P.A., 1977, Pennsylvania State University.

ROSARIO DE LOS A. ORTIZ-RODRÍGUEZ, Instructor, M.S., 1995, University of Illinois at Chicago.

NORMA ORTIZ-TORRES, Associate Professor, M.B.A., 1984, University of Puerto Rico.

JAIME PABÓN-ORTIZ, Professor, M.B.A., 1983, Texas A&M University.

ANA G. PALACIO-DE SANTOS, Professor, M.A., 1976, Interamerican University.

MARIO PADRÓN-CORBERA, Professor, Ph.D., 1969, University of Florida, Ph.D. 1982, University of Illinois.

CANDIDO PÉREZ-OMS, Professor, M.S.Acc.,1985, University of Massachusetts; CPA.

EVA ZOE QUIÑONES, Professor, M.P.A., 1988, University of Texas at Austin.

JUAN G. RIERA-TORO, Professor, L.L.B., 1963, University of Puerto Rico.

ARCADIO RIOS, Associate Professor, M.S., 1982, University of Massachusetts; CPA.

LOIDA E. RIVERA-BETANCOURT, Professor, Ph.D., 1990, University of Birmingham.

ROBERT J. ROLLMAN-DUNLAP, Associate Professor, M.B.A., 1990, University of Texas at San Antonio; PHR.

JOSÉ M. ROMAGUERA-CASABLANCA, Professor, Ph.D., 2001, University of Durham.

YOLANDA RUIZ, Associate Professor, Ph.D. 2000, University of Texas-Pan American.

MIGUEL A. SEGUÍ-FIGUEROA, Professor, L.L.M., 1994, Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico.

JAIME SEPÚLVEDA, Associate Professor, M.L.T., 1994, Georgetown University Law Center.

AWILDA VALLE-RIVERA, Professor, M.S., 1981, Purdue University.

JORGE I. VÉLEZ-AROCHO, Professor, Ph.D., 1978, University of Florida.

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COURSES OF INSTRUCTION
ADMINISTRATION

Courses offered:

(I): Normally offered during the First Semester

(II): Normally offered during the Second Semester

(S): Normally offered during the Summer Session

(OD): Based on demand


ADMI 3007. INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER DATA PROCESSING. (I, II) Three credit hours. Two hours of lecture and one two-hour laboratory per week.

Introductory microcomputer course that provides a basic understanding of what a computer is, what it can do, and how it can serve the manager in his or her professional endeavors. The components of a computerized information system will be studied. The integration and application of MIS (Management Information Systems) concepts to a business environment will be explored. The students will acquire practical experience in the use of microcomputers and software packages for various applications such as work processing, electronic spreadsheets and graphics as a tool to solve managerial problems.


ADMI 3015. INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS. (I) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week.

Problems and possibilities of doing business in an international context. Provides perspectives required for successful management and planning of international enterprises. Identification of opportunities and difficulties inherent in international business. Major features of the world economy, of the Multinational Corporation (MNC), of current international economic issues, and how international business deals with these problems.


ADMI 3100. NEW BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT. (I) NEW BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT. (I) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: authorization of the Dean of the Faculty.

Introduction to the theory and practice of establishing a small business. Topics include, among others: how to start and develop a new business, acquiring a franchise or buying an existing one.


ADMI 3125. TECHNOLOGY BASED ENTREPRENEURSHIP. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week.

Process of starting a business based on technology, emphasizing the management of existing enterprises. It includes topics such as: market analysis, proposal preparation product design specification (PDS), prototype design, product cost, strategic management, manufacturing facilities design, and business plan.


ADMI 3150. BUSINESS PLAN DEVELOPMENT. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: ADMI 3100.

Development of a business plan for a small or medium-sized enterprise. Components of a business plan, its importance, and its use as an administrative tool.


ADMI 3155. CREATIVITY AND ENTREPRENEURIAL INNOVATION. (I) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week.

Describe the process of creativity and compare ways to use it as a tool for entrepreneurial innovation. Create and innovate products and services that could be developed into a business. Evaluate creative and innovative ideas of products and services in terms of the risks and opportunities involved.


ADMI 3315. FUNDAMENTALS OF E-COMMERCE. Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: ADMI 3007 and MERC 3115.

Study of the technological and strategic aspects of internet-based electronic commerce. Discussion of topics such as planning, marketing strategies, security, and international, legal, and ethical issues. Presentation of information on hardware, software, and internet service providers.


ADMI 4001. BUSINESS LAW I. (I) Three credit hours. Three lectures per week.

An introduction to legal obligations. Comprises the formation, essentials, and the rescission of contracts, including contracts for the sale of goods under the Civil and Commerce Codes of Puerto Rico, leases (with due attention to the statutory provisions of the Reasonable Rents Acts), surety-ship, personal and commercial loans, conditional sales, retail sales on credit, farm credit loans, and factors' liens. The course also includes agency law, as well as basic notions of homestead law and the law of real property.


ADMI 4002. BUSINESS LAW II. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: ADMI 4001.

This course covers the organization and operation of business associations. It includes partnerships under the Civil Code, and commercial companies; joint accounts, joint ventures, and corporations. It covers the principle of the artificial personality (Artificial Persons) and the concept of limited liability. The course also covers "Bills and Notes" and other negotiable instruments, with emphasis placed on the concept of negotiability, the definition of a holder in due course, the answerability of makers, drawers, and endorsers, bills of exchange, and the protest of bills of exchange, criminal liability of the forgery of negotiable instruments and for the issue of checks without sufficient funds. The course also contains a brief survey bankruptcy law, covering voluntary and involuntary bankruptcy, acts of bankruptcy, and discharge in bankruptcy.


ADMI 4016. ENVIRONMENT ORGANIZATIONS. (I, II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week.

Study of the legal and socio-political environment within which the business system operates in order to be able to analyze and understand the basic problems and issues the organization is facing in today’s world.


ADMI 4039. RESEARCH METHODS IN BUSINESS. (OD) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: ESTA 3002 and MATE 3049.

Fundamentals of research methods and design; application of research techniques in the solution of business and related problems.


ADMI 4040. BUSINESS DOCUMENTS. (OD) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: ESPA 3102.

The study and use of language in oral and written communication. Application of the principles of logic and psychology in the editing of commercial and official documents commonly used in business. Use of principles of editing in letters of reference, claims, and collections. Analysis of publicity as a mass communication media and its effective use in the business world.


ADMI 4057. SEMINAR. (I, II) SEMINAR. (I, II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: ESTA 3002 and (MERC 4215) or (GERE 4008 and GERE 4009) or (ESOR 4009 and ESOR 4016) or (FINA 4036 and FINA 4037) or (CONT 4016 or CONT 4015).

An advanced and integrated course for business students. Philosophies, practices, and investigation of current problems in the field. Every student is required to submit an original dissertation on a subject or a current problem for the business manager, in a partial fulfillment of the course requirements.


ADMI 4058. COMPARISON OF ADMINISTRATIVE SYSTEMS AMONG ENTERPRISES IN PUERTO RICO AND OTHER COUNTRIES. (S) Three credit hours. Fifteen hours of conference and a minimum of eighteen hours of visits to enterprises in Puerto Rico and a trip of at least twelve days to the selected countries. Prerequisite: authorization of the Dean of Business Administration.

Comparative analysis of administrative and industrial practices among different enterprises in Puerto Rico and the other countries. Managerial functions, processes, and organizational structures of enterprises will be highlighted. Includes conferences; and plant tours of enterprises.


ADMI 4085. FUNDAMENTALS OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT. Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: authorization of the Dean of the College of Business Administration.

Study of the concepts of project management with emphasis on the phases of planning, development, and control. The problems associated with each phase and the appropriate tools for their effective and efficient management will be discussed.


ADMI 4335. STRATEGIES FOR CHANGE AND GROWTH OF SMALL AND MIDSIZE BUSINESSES. Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: ADMI 3100.

Study of the alternatives of growth, downsizing, and diversification for effective business decision making in a changing competitive environment.


ADMI 4995. SPECIAL PROBLEMS. (I, II, S) One to three credit hours per semester. Prerequisite: authorization of the Dean of the Faculty.

Individual studies, investigations, or special problems in any of the various aspects of Business Administration. Problems or topics will be assigned according to the interests and need of individual students. Work will be carried out under the supervision of a faculty member.


ADMI 4996. SMALL BUSINESS ADVISING. (OD) One to three credit hours. Two to six hours of consultation and advising per week to participating enterprises. Prerequisite: authorization of the Dean of the Faculty.

Students will be assigned to small business administration cases, Junior Achievement mini-companies, and other appropriate organizations to develop perspective and analytical insight about operations, decision-making processes, and interpersonal, group and intergroup relations. Supervision will be in charge of a Faculty member.


ADMI 4997. BUSINESS PRACTICE FOR COOP STUDENTS. (OD) Three to six credit hours. A maximum of three work periods will be permitted. Prerequisite: authorization of the Dean of the Faculty.

Supervised work experience in a government agency, private enterprise or foundation, in accordance with the student's academic background and the requirements of the work.


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OFFICE ADMINISTRATION

ADOF 3005. ABBREVIATED WRITING SYSTEM IN SPANISH. (I) Four credit hours. Four hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: ESPA 3102.

Principles of the abbreviated writing system in Spanish. Use of a fast and legible abbreviated reading and writing system at a reasonable speed rate. Review of essential rules for the abbreviated writing system: grammar, punctuation, spelling, and word division.


ADOF 3007. ABBREVIATED WRITING SYSTEM IN ENGLISH. (I) Four credit hours. Four hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: INGL 3102 or INGL 3104.

Principles of the abbreviated writing system in English. Development of a fast and legible abbreviated reading and writing system. Review of essential rules for the abbreviated: grammar, punctuation, spelling and word division.


ADOF 3009. RECORDS MANAGEMENT. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week.

Introduction to records management system. Emphasis on the complete process of records management: creation, distribution, use, maintenance, and disposition. Filing operations and retrieval of documents using manual, mechanical, and automated systems.


ADOF 3016. KEYBOARDING AND ITS APPLICATIONS I. (I) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture with practice per week. Prerequisite: Student of Office Administration or authorization of the Chairperson of the Institute.

Introduction to the touch method of typewriting. Demonstration of the mastering of basic techniques. Development of the basic skills of speed and accuracy at an acceptable level of performance. Writing of simple office documents.


ADOF 3017. KEYBOARDING AND ITS APPLICATIONS. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture with practice per week. Prerequisite: ADOF 3016.

Further development of keyboarding skills in the production of office documents at an acceptable level of performance.

ADOF 3036. INFORMATION PROCESSING AND BILLING SERVICES IN MEDICAL OFFICES. Three credi hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: ADOF 3017 or CISE 3049 or authorization of the Director of the Department.

Study of the terminology, format, documents, laws, and ethical aspects related to information processing in medical offices. Application of computer programs in the medical services billing process.


ADOF 3105. INTRODUCTION TO OFFICE ADMINISTRATION. (I) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week.

Application of the basic principles to administrate, plan, organize, direct and control the administrative and operational phase of an office. Basic concepts of supervision: preparation of reports, buying processes and development of systems for office administration.


ADOF 3107. OFFICE CONCEPTS, SYSTEMS AND TECHNOLOGY. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week.

Global vision and general background of the modern office. Study of concepts related to the role of the office as a support system to a company. Analysis of the effects of technology in the equipment, procedures, environment and human factors in the modern office. Study of the key role played by professional specialized in the office systems administration.


ADOF 3115. TELECOMMUNICATIONS IN THE MODERN OFFICE. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: ADMI 3007.

Introduction to the telecommunications in a business environment: telephony, local computer networks, communication channels, hardware, and software. Emphasis in the application of telecommunications to facilitate the exchange of all kind of information: voice, data, text, and images.


ADOF 3125. LEGAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATION. (I, II) Four credit hours. Four hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: ADOF 4065.

Study of selected articles of the Civil Code, Notary Law and the Law of Civil Procedures of Puerto Rico and their application for the preparation of documents. Study of the legal terminology and the functioning of the General Court of Justice in order to better understand the cases submitted. Preparation of legal documents, such as: deeds, promissory notes, contracts of bargain and sales, law suits, sentences, resolutions, sworn declarations, appeal documents and summon regulations.


ADOF 4005. ELECTRONIC PRODUCTION OF DOCUMENTS. (I) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: ADOF 3017.

Application of previously learned typewriting techniques for the production of office documents to an expert level.


ADOF 4015. ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPTION OF DOCUMENTS IN SPANISH. (OD) Four credit hours. Four hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: ADOF 3005, ADOF 3017, and ADOF 4005.

Improvement of the alphabetic writing system and keyboarding skills, and language usage skills: punctuation, spelling, and word division using different equipment. Letters, memorandum and reports of simple to average degree of difficulty will be dictated in Spanish at a reasonable speed simulating an office environment.


ADOF 4017. ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPTION OF DOCUMENTS IN ENGLISH. (OD) Four credit hours. Four hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: ADOF 3007, ADOF 3017, ADOF 4005 and either INGL 3102 or INGL 3104.

Improvement of the alphabetic writing system and keyboarding skills, and language usage skills: punctuation, spelling, and word division using different equipment. Letters, memorandum and reports of simple to average degree of difficulty will be dictated in English at a reasonable speed simulating an office environment.


ADOF 4019. ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE PROCEDURES. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: ADOF 3017.

The study of the procedures, techniques, and protocols utilized in the office to accomplish different tasks. Communication and human relation problems.


ADOF 4020. TRAINING IN ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT. (I) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture with practice per week. Prerequisites: ADOF 3017 and ADMI 3007.

Theoretical and practical study of different types of equipment used in an automated office.


ADOF 4025. OFFICE ADMINISTRATION INTERNSHIP. (I, II) Four credit hours. Eight hours of practice per week. Prerequisites: ADOF 3009, ADOF 3105, ADOF 4005, ADOF 4019, ADOF 4020, ADOF 4065, ADOF 4080, and 12 credits of professional electives or authorization of the Director of the Department.

Training in office techniques through the practice and performance of tasks pertaining to the Office Administration area in internship centers selected and supervised by the professor. Round-up and refine knowledge, techniques, skills, and attitudes desirable in a professional specialized in the office administration field.


ADOF 4055. INTERPERSONAL RELATIONS. (I) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: ESOR 4006 or GERH 4006.

Study of the interpersonal relations and its impact on the work setting: structure and organization of the work setting and the skills required for human interaction.


ADOF 4065. INTRODUCTION OF WORD PROCESSING. (I) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture with practice per week. Prerequisites: ADOF 3016 or CISE 3049.

Basic concepts of word and information processing systems and their applications. Utilization of different word processing programs in a microcomputer.


ADOF 4067. TRANSCRIPTION OF MAGNETIC METHODS. (OD) Four credit hours. Four hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: ADOF 4065 and ADOF 4005.

Learning, developing and mastering the art of transcribing recorded dictations to the computer. Review, development and integration of typewriting and language skills necessary for transcribing commercial documents. Development of proof reading skills.


ADOF 4070. INTEGRATION OF OFFICE SYSTEMS. (OD) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: ADOF 4065, ADMI 3007 and ADOF 3107.

Synthesis, application and evaluation of concepts related with the role of the office as a support system. Emphasis on the integration of subsystems, short and long term strategic planning, and solving problems related with the process of change and the efficient use of the technological resources in the office.


ADOF 4075. INTEGRATION OF INFORMATION PROCESSING PROGRAMS. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: ADOF 4065 and ADMI 3007.

Advanced concepts, special applications, and integration of different programs with word processing software.


ADOF 4077. DESIGN AND PROCESSING OF DOCUMENTS. (I) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: ADOF 4005.

Design, composition and production of legal, governmental, medical, and industrial documents, among others, using the computer.


ADOF 4080. TRAINING AND SEMINAR PLANNING. (I) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: ADOF 3105, ADOF 4019 and ESOR 4006 or GERH 4006.

Development of skills and coordination of activities in the areas of office administration and personnel supervision. Study and application of the basic concepts of planning and organization of trainings and seminars for the office personnel. Emphasis in needs assessment, selection of human and technological resources, and the preparation of training proposals.


SECRETARIAL SCIENCES

CISE 3049. KEYBOARDING AND TYPEWRITING. (I, II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week.

Development of typewriting skills and the use of the keyboard on touch. Input of information to computers. Preparation of documents such as letters, memorandum, reports, tables, etc.


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ACCOUNTING

CONT 3005. ELEMENTARY ACCOUNTING I. (I, II) Four credit hours. Four hours of lecture per week.

The study of the basic procedures and principles of accounting related to recording business transactions and preparing and using financial statements of an enterprise. The following topics will be discussed: the accounting cycle, financial statements, accounting and valuation of assets and current liabilities.


CONT 3006. ELEMENTARY ACCOUNTING II. (II, S) Four credit hours. Four hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: CONT 3005.

Continuation of the study of the basic procedures and principles of accounting relative to the recording of business transactions, preparation and use of the financial statements of an enterprise. The following topics are discussed: accounting and valuation of assets, liabilities accounting, organization forms, and elements of cost accounting.


CONT 4006. MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING. (I, II, S) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: CONT 3006.

This course is required for non-accounting major students. The aspects and techniques of accounting that are useful to managers in the performance of their basic functions of planning, organizing, directing and controlling are analyzed and interpreted. The course also includes three basic areas: analysis and interpretation of financial statements, costing procedures in manufacturing enterprises and accounting, and planning techniques useful to the decision-making process.


CONT 4007. FEDERAL INCOME TAX. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: CONT 4018.

The study of the principles and procedures necessary to prepare an income tax return for individuals, partnerships and corporations according to the United States of America Income Tax Law. Special attention is given to the computation of gross income and deductions to determine taxable net income.


CONT 4009. INCOME TAX OF PUERTO RICO. (I) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: CONT 4006 or CONT 4018.

The study of principles and procedures necessary to prepare an Income Tax return according to the Income Tax Law of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, for individuals, partnerships, and corporations. Special attention is given to the computation of gross income and deductions according to the law to determine taxable net income.


CONT 4015. ADVANCED ACCOUNTING I. (I) Four credit hours. Four hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: CONT 4019.

Study and discussion of special problems in the field of accounting. Includes the study of partnerships, home office and branch relationships, business combinations, and consolidated financial statements, among other topics.


CONT 4016. CONTEMPORARY THEORY OF ACCOUNTING. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: CONT 4019.

The study of the foundation and development of accounting theory. Includes the discussion and study of research journals, terminology, and opinions of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (A.I.C.P.A.) and pronouncements and opinions of other professional authorities in the accounting field.


CONT 4017. AUDITING. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: CONT 4019.

The study of the principles of auditing and their application in the examination of financial statements; the standard short-form opinion, internal control systems, auditing programs, and the rules of professional and ethical responsibilities of the independent auditor; also contemporary development in the field of auditing.


CONT 4018-4019. INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I-II. (I)/(II, S) Three credit hours per semester. Three hours of lecture per week each semester. Prerequisite: CONT 3006.

The study of the principles and procedures of financial accounting at the intermediate level applied to problems of recording and valuation of assets, liabilities and corporate capital, income determination, and expenditures. Includes the presentation, analysis, interpretation, and correction of financial statements.


CONT 4027. ANALYSIS AND COST CONTROL. (OD) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: CONT 4035.

The study of the quantitative techniques for solving accounting problems in planning and cost control. Includes budgetary control, standard cost, variable cost control, distribution cost analysis, gross margin analysis, and other selected topics in advanced cost and managerial accounting. Besides, the course provides the analytical techniques that the accountant needs to provide quantitative counsel to management.


CONT 4035. COST ACCOUNTING. (II) Four credit hours. Four hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: CONT 3006.

The study of the methods and procedures of accounting in the determination of the unit cost of a product. Includes the accounting procedures for the three main elements of the cost of a product (raw materials, direct labor and manufacturing overhead) by the two methods of cost accumulation (job order and process costs). Special emphasis is placed on the discussion of managerial analysis and control of production costs.


CONT 4037. ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: ADMI 3007 and either CONT 4035 or CONT 4006.

A study of Accounting Information Systems and their role in management planning and decision-making. Data processing considerations in the design and operation of Accounting Information Systems. Principles of internal control with emphasis in computerized accounting systems. Accounting applications through software packages.


CONT 4048. ADVANCED ACCOUNTING II. (I) Four credit hours. Four hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: CONT 4019.

Accounting aspects related to multinational enterprises, restructuring and bankruptcies, personal financial statements, estates and trusts, franchises, financial derivatives, and disclosure requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission, among other topics.


CONT 4995. ACCOUNTING INTERNSHIP. (I, II, S) One to six credit hours. Four hours of work per week per credit during fifteen weeks or its equivalent during a summer session; can be repeated until a maximum of six credits are attained. Prerequisites: CONT 4019, CONT 4035 and authorization of the Dean of the Faculty.

Work experience in the area of accounting, in an office or business enterprise, under the supervision of a faculty member and in coordination with an immediate supervisor at the workplace.


CONT 5006. TAX LIABILITIES FOR BUSINESSES IN PUERTO RICO. Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week.

A comprehensive of business tax liabilities in Puerto Rico under local of federal laws. Includes topics such as property, municipal, labor-related and excise taxes as well as tax exemptions under the Industrial Incentives Act.


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ORGANIZATIONAL STUDIES (HUMAN RESOURCES)

ESOR 4005. GOVERNMENTAL CONTROL OF BUSINESS. (OD) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week.

Presents a brief explanation of local and federal statutes geared to protect business against coercion and monopoly. Comprehends the powers of state to enforce the law, the civil and criminal remedies, and the protection of the affected parts, the governmental regulation of securities, as well as the regulation of distribution contracts. Also contains a brief explanation of the laws that regulates retails, installment sales, financing of conditioned sales, leases, loans, and consumer services.


ESOR 4006. PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT. (I, II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week.

An introduction to the managerial functions of planning, organizing, directing, and controlling analyzed from the point of view of the integration of human resources to achieve the objectives and goals of the organization. The problems of leadership development, supervision, group motivation and dynamics, organization of human resources, and the establishment and control of working procedures are discussed and worked upon.


ESOR 4007. ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: ESOR 4006 or GERH 4006.

Comparison of major approaches to the study of organizations: organizational structure, systems of power and influence, inter and intra-organizational conflicts and cooperation and their implication for management.


ESOR 4008. INTRODUCTION TO PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS. (I, II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: ESOR 4006 or GERH 4006 or ININ 4029.

Survey of the basic processes of personnel administration such as recruitment, selection, training, and the administration of wages and salaries. The labor relations perspective is incorporated within the context of the personnel approach of a unionized organization.


ESOR 4009. HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: ESOR 4008 or GERH 4008.

Analysis of the basic processes in personnel administration: job design, recruitment, selection, training, compensation and maintenance. Study of contemporary problems in each of these areas and their possible solutions in the contemporary business and industrial world. Particular emphasis will be given to the local perspective.


ESOR 4010. WOMEN AND WORK. (OD) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: ESOR 4008 or GERH 4008 or ININ 4035 or SOCI 3262 or PSIC 3006.

Study of the characteristics of the working woman. Nature of paid and unpaid "work" and its relationship with the notion of "woman"; changes in the female labor force participation; occupational segregation; wage differences by gender; women career development in traditional and non-traditional occupations. All topics will be analyzed in the context of government and business policies.


ESOR 4016. INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: ESOR 4008 or GERH 4008.

An analysis of worker-management relationships; development and operation of trade and labor unions; public and private policies on labor relations; collective bargaining, job and union security, and labor and social legislation.


ESOR 4019. WAGE AND SALARY ADMINISTRATION. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: ESOR 4008 and ESTA 3001.

Analysis and evaluation of the different factors and norms which are considered for the establishment of wages and salaries. Basic tools such as job analysis, job evaluation, salary classifications, wage survey, wage incentives, fringe benefits, performance evaluation, and overtime work, are applied within the framework provided by wage and hour legislation, minimum salary regulations, and the norms and procedures created by labor-management relations.


ESOR 4025. ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR. (I, II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: ESOR 4006 or GERH 4006.

Human behavioral factors which shape the decision making and leadership process in the organization. Study of the effects of such factors on the relationships between the manager and his personnel responsibilities. Specific concepts of perception, motivation, communication, conflict, change and other variables at the individual group and organization level are to be discussed and applied through cases and simulations.


ESOR 4026. ADMINISTRATIVE POLICY. (I, II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: GERE 4007 or GERE 4022 and (MERC 4215) or (GERE 4008 and GERE 4009) or (ESOR 4009 and ESOR 4016) or (FINA 4036 and FINA 4037) or (CONT 4015 or CONT 4017).

Case analysis of contemporary business problems.


ESOR 4027. LEADERSHIP IN ORGANIZATIONS. (I) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: ESOR 4025 or GERH 4025.

Analysis of literature on leadership in organizations to identify effective management styles from a contingency perspective. Roles of leaders in organizations. Current trends in leadership.


ESOR 4028. INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION APPLIED TO ENGINEERING, SCIENCE, AND BUSINESS CAREERS. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: 6 credits in social sciences or humanities courses.

Techniques for communicating effectively in organizations; skills for coping with intra- and inter-organizational conflicts; how to establish an organizational communication program; and other issues related to communication and interpersonal relationships.


ESOR 4030. TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES. (I) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: ESOR 4008 or GERH 4008.

Development of training programs. The study of general psychological principles such as: learning, motivation, communication, perception, and how these apply to human resources training.


ESOR 4995. ORGANIZATIONAL STUDIES INTERNSHIP. (I, II, S) One to six credit hours. The student must work four hours per week per credit during fifteen weeks or its equivalent during a summer session. Prerequisites: (ESOR 4007 or GERH 4007), (ESOR 4009 or GERH 4009) and be selected to work in the human resources department of a government agency, private enterprise or foundation.

Supervised work experience in the area of human resources, in a government agency, private enterprise or foundation under the supervision of a faculty member; in coordination with a supervisor from the host organization.


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STATISTICS

ESTA 3001. BUSINESS STATISTICS I. (I, II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: MATE 3172 or MATE 3174 or MATE 3000.

An introduction to the concepts of business statistics. Includes topics such as frequency distributions, descriptive measures, random variables, probability distribution, and the concept of Mathematical expectation. An introduction to data analysis using computers.


ESTA 3002. BUSINESS STATISTICS II. (II, S) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: ESTA 3001.

Statistical inference as applied to business: hypothesis testing, one-way analysis of variance, simple linear regression and correlation analysis, multiple regression; enumerative data, contingency tables, and Chi Square tests; and nonparametric methods. Data analysis using computers.


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FINANCE

FINA 3005. PRINCIPLES OF INSURANCE. (OD) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: ESTA 3001.

Basic concepts and problems found in all types of modern-day insurance and in other methods of handling risk. Considers the most important elements of risk and types of insurance. Analyzes the problems of risk and insurance from the manager's point of view, the economic viewpoint of society as a whole, and the individual consumer's viewpoint.


FINA 3006. BUSINESS FINANCE. (I, II, S) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: CONT 3006 and ADMI 3007.

Financial analysis, including sources and uses of fund statement, cost and control of business funds, working capital management, long-term financing, capital budgeting, financial structure and the use of leverage.


FINA 3008. WORKING CAPITAL MANAGEMENT. (OD) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: FINA 3006.

Problems and practices related to and arising from the course of financing and managing the acquisition, maintenance, and disposition of working capital. Determination of optimum levels of current assets and current liabilities, in order to minimize risk and maximize return.


FINA 3015. MATHEMATICS OF FINANCE. (OD) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: CONT 3005.

Basic financial principles related to simple, effective and compound interest, discounting of notes and long-term debt amortization schedules. Introduction to present value concepts and minimum rate of return. Basic concepts of descriptive statistics.


FINA 4028. INTERNATIONAL FINANCE. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: FINA 3006.

Acquaints the student with the mechanism of balance of payment adjustment, international trade, international monetary systems, short-term and long-term capital flows. Emphasis is given to the effect of the exchange rate on the process of adjustment.


FINA 4029-4035. FINANCIAL MARKETS. (I)/(II, S) Three credit hours per semester. Three hours of lecture per week per semester. Prerequisites: ECON 3021 and ECON 3022.

A comprehensive survey of the macro financial system, including both domestic and international aspects. It introduces the student to modern capital and money markets theory. It analyzes the operations of commercial banks and other financial institutions as holders of savings and sources of money and credit. It also examines the supply, demand and flow of investible funds, the structure of interest rates and the impact of monetary and other governmental policies on interest rates and flow of funds.


FINA 4036. MANAGEMENT OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS. (I) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: FINA 4035.

The course provides the student with an understanding of the role of the major financial institutions and of the principal financial management problems faced by these institutions. Emphasis is given to the management problems of commercial banks, savings and loans associations, life insurance companies, investment companies, credit cooperatives, and functioning of pension plans.


FINA 4037. INVESTMENTS. (I) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: FINA 3006.

Investment, speculation and gambling; various types of investment media; the test of safety, income, and marketability in the selection of securities; diversification and vigilance in individual portfolio management; techniques for critical analysis and interpretation of corporate reports from the investment point of view; the influence of business cycles on the stock market and upon investment opportunities.


FINA 4039. PUBLIC SECTOR FINANCES. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: ECON 3021 and ECON 3022.

The study of the allocation, distribution, and stabilization functions of the modern state and their effects on the business firm; analysis of public sector budget policies from the point of view of income and expenditure, theories of taxation; public expenditure, budget incidence and effects, public debt; and their effect on the business decision-making process.


FINA 4040. CURRENT FINANCIAL TRENDS. (I, II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: FINA 4037, FINA 4046 and FINA 4035.

Current developments in the field of money, banking, foreign exchange, corporation finance, investment, and allied fields. Special attention is given to the developments in Puerto Rico, and to those developments abroad which affect Puerto Rico.


FINA 4046. CORPORATE FINANCIAL POLICY. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: FINA 3006.

Advanced problems in corporate financial management, emphasizing long-term financing, dividend policy, internal financing, and intermediate-term financing; corporate external growth; mergers and holding companies, failure, reorganization, and liquidation; the timing of financial policy and the financial life cycle of the firm; consolidation.


FINA 4047. INVESTMENT ANALYSIS AND PORTFOLIO SELECTION. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: FINA 4037.

Extended study of the field of investments: portfolio theory and management, investment policies, risk handling, and timing of investment decisions.


FINA 4048. CREDIT AND COLLECTION. (OD) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: FINA 3006.

Theory, principles, and practices of credit and collection management. Investigation and analysis of credit risk.


FINA 4995. FINANCE INTERNSHIP. (I, II, S) One to six credit hours. Four hours of work per week per credit during fifteen weeks or its equivalent during a summer session; can be repeated until a maximum of six credits are attained. Prerequisites: FINA 4046, FINA 4035 and authorization of the Dean of the Faculty.

Work experience in the area of finance, in an office or business enterprise, under the supervision of a faculty member in coordination with an immediate supervisor at the workplace.


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INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT

GERE 4007. OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT. (I, II, S) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: MATE 3049 or MATE 3021 or MATE 3031 and ESTA 3002.

An introduction to the concepts, analytical techniques and decision-making procedures in the management of operations. Operation management problems common to different types of business are discussed, with consideration given to the following: location, management of materials, management of maintenance of facilities, statistical control of operations, cost and budget control.


GERE 4008. QUANTITATIVE METHODS IN MANAGEMENT. (I) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: GERE 4007 or GERE 4022.

Development of certain mathematical models and techniques in operations research applicable to the analysis of such industrial problems as allocation of resources, inventory control, scheduling and traffic flow. Stochastic as well as determinative models are considered giving emphasis to linear and dynamic programming and queuing theory. Attention is centered on the formulation of problems and the evaluation of methodology.


GERE 4009. PRODUCTION PLANNING AND CONTROL. (I) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: GERE 4007 or GERE 4022.

Development and operation of production control system, with special attention on such problems as inventory control under conditions of uncertainty, scheduling in the intermittent shop, production planning under conditions of seasonal variation, use of CPM, Pert and simulation distribution analysis.


GERE 4021. PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT I. (I) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: MATE 3049, ESOR 4006 or GERH 4006, ESTA 3002 and ADMI 3007.

Concepts, techniques and decision-making procedures encountered in the management of production operations. Basic processes within an industrial organization with emphasis on inventory procurement and control, and problems typical of manufacturing operations.


GERE 4022. PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT II. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: GERE 4021.

Development and operation of production control systems with special emphasis on problems of production planning, scheduling, and inventory control under conditions of uncertainty. Also includes simulation techniques.


GERE 4028. MATERIALS MANAGEMENT. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: GERE 4007 or GERE 4022.

Economic, legal and environmental problems encountered in the acquisition and management of inventories; application of modern business methods to their solution.


GERE 4030. CONTEMPORARY ASPECTS OF INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT. (OD) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: GERE 4022.

Integration of practical and theoretical aspects of areas related to Industrial Management: Just in Time, Material Requirement Planning I and II, Quality Assurance, and others.


GERE 4995. INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP. (I, II, S) One to six credit hours. Four hours of work per week per credit during fifteen weeks or its equivalent during a summer session; can be repeated until a maximum of six credits are attained. Prerequisites: GERE 4022 and authorization of the Dean of the Faculty.


Work experience in the area of industrial management, in an office or business enterprise, under the supervision of a faculty member in coordination with an immediate supervisor at the workplace.


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MARKETING

MERC 3115. PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING. (I, II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: ECON 3021.

An introduction to the institutions, techniques, policies, and procedures related to the distribution of products and services in the management of manufacturing and commercial institutions.


MERC 3117. PERSONAL SELLING. (I) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week.

Traditional selling techniques. Development of potential to perform successfully in this field. Emphasis on applied persuasion, auto-motivation and development, among other related topics.


MERC 4009. PROMOTION AND ADVERTISEMENT. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: MERC 4217.

Introduction to the basic concepts of promotion management. Stimulation of demand through personal selling and advertising. Managerial issues and problems of the promotional manager.


MERC 4065. MARKETING IN THE INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENT. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: MERC 3115 and ESOR 4006 or GERH 4006.

Marketing within the framework of international markets with special interest in the need to understand other cultures and environments for the success of the firm.


MERC 4075. MARKETING RESEARCH. (OD) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: MERC 3115 and ESTA 3002.

Systematic gathering, recording and analysis of data about problems relating to the marketing of goods and services.


MERC 4215. RETAIL SALES MANAGEMENT. (I) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: GERE 4007 or GERE 4022 or MERC 4217.

Examination of the philosophy, concepts and techniques underlying the planning and control of inventories and sales in retail businesses.


MERC 4217. CONSUMER BEHAVIOR. (I) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: MERC 3115 and ESOR 4006 or GERH 4006.

Nature of consumer behavior through an analysis of consumer needs, attitudes, environment, and business influence.


MERC 4218. MANAGEMENT OF PHYSICAL DISTRIBUTION. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: MERC 3115, and GERE 4007 or GERE 4022.

Analysis of activities pertinent to management of physical distribution such as warehouse management, order processing, packaging and customer service: management of transportation, commodity classification, regulation and rates, routing, documentation and carrier ability as well as the integration of these functions to the overall management activities of the business.


MERC 4995. MARKETING INTERNSHIP. (I, II, S) One to six credit hours. Four hours of work per week per credit during fifteen weeks or its equivalent during a summer session; can be repeated until a maximum of six credits are attained. Prerequisites: MERC 4217 and authorization of the Dean of the Faculty.

Work experience in the area of marketing, in an office or business enterprise, under the supervision of a faculty member in coordination with an immediate supervisor at the workplace.


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COMPUTERIZED INFORMATION SYSTEMS

SICI 3051. PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT I. (I) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: ADMI 3007.

Elemental computer programming and solution of managerial problems using Cobol. Fundamentals of structured program design: development, testing, implementation and documentation; language syntax, file structure, input/output unit, and operational system facilities for the implementation of programs that generate managerial reports.


SICI 3052. PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT II. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: SICI 3051.

Advanced computer programming and managerial problem solving using a modern programming language.


SICI 3056. STRUCTURED LANGUAGES. (OD) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: SICI 3051.

Algorithm design using the logical structures of sequence, selection, and iteration. Modularized top-down design using functions, procedures, and static and dynamic data structures. Structured languages such as Pascal or Ada will be used.


SICI 3057. DATA STRUCTURES. (OD) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: SICI 3052 and either SICI 3056 or SICI 3058.

Logical data structures as a tool in file design and as an inherent part in algorithm construction. Definition, representation, and application of data structures as basic parts of algorithms. Among others, the stack, queues, lists, trees, and graphs will be studied.


SICI 3058. PROGRAMMING IN C LANGUAGE. (OD) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: SICI 3052 or other advanced programming language course.

The study of the unique characteristics of the C Language. Programs for different business applications will be developed using its flexibility to work at a lower level of computer hardware. Introduction to object oriented programming using C++.


SICI 3059. INFORMATION SYSTEMS THEORY AND PRACTICE. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: ADMI 3007.

Description and use of information systems as a support tool in the managerial decision process; utilization of information as a resource to provide competitive advantage. Planning, implementation, and efficient project management using information systems.


SICI 4085. INFORMATION SYSTEMS ANALYSIS METHODS. (I) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: SICI 3051.

System development life cycle. Process flow, data structure and flow: file and input/output design; program specifications. Collection and reporting activities.


SICI 4087. STRUCTURED INFORMATION SYSTEM ANALYSIS AND DESIGN. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: SICI 3052 and SICI 4085.

Structured analysis and design strategies for dealing with complex information systems.


SICI 4088. ANALYSIS, DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT OF AN INFORMATION NETWORK. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: SICI 4085.

Planning, design, maintenance and management of information networks. Basic telephony concepts, voice and data transmission, analog and digital networks, network topology, and local area networks are explained. The students will develop a group case study during the course, applying acquired knowledge to its solution.


SICI 4095. DATABASE PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT. (I) Three credit hours. Two hours of lecture and one hour laboratory per week. Prerequisite: SICI 4085.

Fundamentals of database systems, emphasizing in data modeling and design, basic notation, functional dependencies, normalization, query languages and query processing; database services including concurrency, security and integrity. The laboratory will provide hands-on experience with database applications.


SICI 4097. SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT. (OD) Two credit hours. One hour of lecture per week and two hours of supervised workshop. Prerequisites: SICI 4087 and SICI 4095.

Application of computer programming to systems development. Scheduling and control methods and techniques used in managerial projects toward the solution of system problems. A project is required.


SICI 4140. OFFICE AUTOMATION. (OD) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: SICI 4087.

Information and decision support systems used as critical elements of the managerial decision process. Data managerial report; electronic filing and retrieving systems; word processing and telecommunications.


SICI 4144. BUSINESS PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES. (II) Three credit hours. Two hours of lconferences and one hour laboratory per week. Co-requisite: SICI 3052.

General description of programming languages. Advanced concepts and capabilities of programming languages used in the business field. Emphasis on structured program design and its implementation using two of the following languages: RPG II, RPG III, BASIC, or C Language. Comparative analysis of these business programming languages.


SICI 4145. SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE CONCEPTS. (I) Three credit hours. Three hours of

lecture per week. Prerequisite: SICI 3052.

Technical topics related to computer systems emphasizing the relationship between hardware and software design in the development of business application programs.


SICI 4155. DECISION-MAKING SYSTEMS. (II) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: ADMI 3007 and ESTA 3002.

Specialized information systems used by business managers to support decision-making.


SICI 4157. ADVANCED DATABASE CONCEPTS. (OD) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: SICI 4095.

Investigation and application of advanced database concepts; management, technology, selection and acquisition of the system.


SICI 4168. ELECTRONIC DATA PROCESSING AUDITING. (OD) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: ADMI 3007, and SICI 4087 or CONT 4017.

Electronic data processing auditing; techniques, controls and auditing types.


SICI 4175. INTRODUCTION TO JAVA PROGRAMMING. (I) Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: SICI 3051 or COMP 3010 or INGE 3016.

Introduction to object oriented programming concepts. Detailed coverage of the Java Language and its syntax.


SICI 4990. INFORMATION SYSTEMS INTERNSHIP. (I, II, S) One to six credit hours. A minimum of four (4) hours per week per credit during fifteen weeks. The student will be able to register in the course more than once up to a maximum of six (6) credits. Prerequisites: SICI 4087 and authorization of the Dean of Business Administration.

Work experience in the area of analysis, design and implementation of computer information systems in an office or enterprise. Supervision by a faculty member in coordination with an officer at the work site.


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