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Prerequisite Chart

Management Course Enrollment Requirements

Accounting

Course Prerequisite(s)
MGA 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting Sophomore standing
MGA 202 Introduction to Management Accounting
MGA 201, sophomore standing
MGA 301 Intermediate Financial Accounting I: Assets and Income Determination MGA 201-202 (minimum "B" grades required in each), concurrent registration in MGA 311 and junior standing in accounting major
MGA 302 Intermediate Financial Accounting II: Equities MGA 301 and 311 (minimum "C" grades required in each), junior standing in accounting major and concurrent registration with MGA 314
MGA 303 Communication for Accountants MGA 301 or concurrent registration with MGA 301 or MGA 302 and junior standing in accounting major
MGA 311 Accounting Systems MGA 201-202 (minimum "B" grades required in each), concurrent registration with MGA 301 and junior standing in accounting major
MGA 314 Cost Accounting MGA 301 and 311 (minimum "C" grades required in each), junior standing in accounting major and concurrent registration with MGA 302
MGA 402 Auditing MGA 301, 302, 311, 314 (minimum "C" grades required in each), MGF 301, concurrent or prior completion of MGE 302 and senior standing in the accounting major
MGA 403 Federal Income Taxes
MGA 301, 302, 311, 314 (minimum "C" grades required in each) and senior standing in the accounting major
MGA 404 Advanced Financial Accounting MGA 301, 302, 311, 314 (minimum "C" grades required in each), MGF 301 and senior standing in the accounting major
MGA 415 Fraud Examination Any 300 level MGA course, MGA 311 or MGS 351 and MGQ 301 and senior standing

Non-Accounting track students only

Course Prerequisite(s)
MGA 306 Financial Reporting and Analysis MGA 201-202 and junior standing in business administration major

Economics

Course Prerequisite(s)
MGE 302 Applied Economics ECO 181-182, MGQ 201, MTH 131 or MTH 121 and MTH 122 and junior standing in business administration major

Finance

Course Prerequisite(s)
MGF 301 Corporation Finance MGA 201, completion of or concurrent registration in MGQ 301 and junior standing in accounting or business administration major
MGF 401 Financial Institutions MGF 301, junior standing in accounting or business administration major
MGF 402 Investment Management MGF 301, MGQ 301, junior standing in accounting or business administration major
MGF 403 International Financial Management MGF 301, MGQ 301, junior standing in accounting or business administration major
MGF 405 Advanced Corporate Finance MGF 301, MGQ 301, junior standing in accounting or business administration major
MGF 407 Financial Derivatives and Their Markets MGF 301, MGQ 301, concurrent registration or completion of MGF 402, senior standing in accounting or business administration major
MGF 420 Special Topics in Finance MGF 301 and senior standing in accounting or business administration major
MGF 439 Security Trading and Exchange Design MGF 301 and senior standing in accounting or business administration major

Human Resources and Industrial Relations

Course Prerequisite(s)
MGI 301 Human Resources Management and Labor Relations for Managers Junior standing in accounting or business administration major
MGI 415 HR Strategy Development and Implementation MGI 301, junior standing in business administration major
MGI 416 Talent Management MGI 301, junior standing in business administration major
MGI 417 Performance and Rewards Management MGI 301 and MGB 301, junior standing in business administration major
MGI 418 Special Topics - Performance Management MGI 301, junior standing in business administration major
MGI 420 Special Topics MGI 301, junior standing in business administration major

Management and Policy

Course Prerequisite(s)
MGG 300 Career Strategies, Planning and Management Junior or senior standing in accounting or business administration major
MGG 493 Special Topics General Management Junior or senior standing in accounting or business administration and/or permission of instructor depending on topic
MGT 401 Public Policy, Law and Management Junior or senior standing in business administration major
MGT 403 Business Law I Senior standing in accounting major

Management Science

Course Prerequisite(s)
MGQ 201 Introduction to Statistics for Analytics Sophomore standing
MGQ 301 Statistical Decisions in Management MGQ 201 and junior standing in accounting or business administration major

Management Systems

Course Prerequisite(s)
MGS 351 Introduction to Management Information Systems MGQ 201 and junior standing in accounting or business administration major
MGS 314 Applied Business Programming MGS 351 and senior standing in business administration major
MGS 402 Telecommunications Technology MGS 351 and senior standing in business administration major
MGS 404 Database Management Systems MGS 351 and senior standing in business administration major
MGS 405 Systems Analysis and Design CSE 113, MGS 351, concurrent registration in MGS 425 and senior standing in business administration major
MGS 410 Digital Forensics Permission of instructor
MGS 425 IT Project Management CSE 113, MGS 351, MGS 314 and senior standing in business administration major and concurrent registration in MGS 405
MGS 420 Special Topics in Information Systems Permission of instructor

Marketing

Course Prerequisite(s)
MGM 301 Principles of Marketing ECO 182, PSY 101 and junior standing in accounting or business administration major
MGM 402 Selling and Sales Force Management MGM 301 and junior standing in business administration major
MGM 403 Marketing Research MGM 301 and junior standing in business administration major
MGM 404 Consumer Behavior MGM 301 and junior standing in business administration major
MGM 405 Seminar in Marketing MGM 301 and junior standing in business administration major
MGM 406 Product and Brand Management MGM 301 and junior standing in business administration major
MGM 409 Advertising and Promotion MGM 301 and junior standing in business administration major
MGM 420 Special Topics and Marketing MGM 301 and junior standing in business administration major
MGM 483 International Marketing MGM 301 and junior standing in business administration major

Operations Management and Strategy

Course Prerequisite(s)
MGO 302 Production and Operations Management MGQ 201 and junior or senior standing in accounting or business administration major
MGO 303 Supply Chain and Logistics Management MGQ 201 and junior or senior standing in business administration major
MGO 304 Service Operations and Extreme Events MGQ 201 and junior or senior standing in business administration major
MGO 403 Fundamentals of Strategic Management MGF 301, MGM 301, MGB 301, MGS 351, MGO 302 and MGE 302, or a minimum of three of these six courses completed and no more than three concurrent registration with MGO 403; senior standing in accounting or business administration major
MGO 450 Business Forecasting MGQ 301 and junior standing in business administration major
MGG 493 Special Topics in Management Operations Analysis Junior or senior standing in business administration major

Organizational Behavior

Course Prerequisite(s)
MGB 301 Organizational Behavior and Administration PSY 101 and junior standing in accounting or business administration major
MGB 425 Power and Influence in Organizations MGB 301 and junior standing in business administration major