Catalog 2017–2018: Quantitative Business Analysis (QBA) Courses
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QBA 260 Business Statistics (3) Application of statistics to business. Includes an introduction to probability and sampling; descriptive statistics, inference, regression and one-way analysis of variance. Pre: One MATH course numbered 125 or higher (may be taken concurrently).
QBA 300 Operations Management (3) This course is intended to provide students with an understanding of the principles of operations management. Topics covered include productivity, project management, forecasting, managing quality, human resource work studies, capacity planning, location and layout planning, supply- chain, inventory management, optimization, queuing, and simulation. Pre: Admission to Professional Business Program and C or better in QBA 260.
QBA 362 Mgt Information Systems (3) Examination of business information subsystems and the role of computers in accounting, marketing, production, and financial subsystems; theory of general management information systems. Pre: Admission to Professional Business Program.
QBA 365 Managing Electronic Commerce (3) Topics in advanced electronic commerce (EC) management. Issues include: defining EC in its various forms; exploring EC strategies; economics of EC; global EC issues. The class will complete a semester-long hands-on-project requiring students to: assess a business' needs and opportunities; plan a Web site corresponding to the needs assessment; design a fully functional and interactive commercial Web site; plan and implement administrative parameters and functions for customer service, security, site monitoring, site maintenance, business performance, and site effectiveness. Pre: Admission to Professional Business Program, MGT 341 or QBA 362, or consent of instructor.
QBA x94 Special Topics in Subject Matter (Arr.) Special topics chosen by the instructor. Course content will vary. May be repeated for credit, provided that a different topic is studied. Additional requirements may apply depending on subject and topic.
QBA x99 Directed Studies (Arr.) Statement of planned reading or research required. Pre: instructor’s consent.