Richland College - Course Descriptions for Business Administration

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Course Descriptions for Business Administration

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BMGT 1191 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, EFC

Special Topics In Business Administration and Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec.)


BMGT 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Supervision
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: The role of the supervisor includes managerial functions as applied to leadership, counseling, motivation, and human relations skills. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1302 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Principles of Retailing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to the retailing environment and its relationship to consumer demographics, trends, and traditional/nontraditional retailing markets. The employment of retailing techniques and the factors that influence modern retailing. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1303 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Principles of Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Concepts, terminology, principles, theories, and issues in the field of management. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1305 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Communications in Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all Internet Development Technologies core curricula, and concurrent enrollment in specialization track, or demonstrated competence approved by program director.
Course Description: Basic theory and processes of communication skills necessary for the management of an organization's workforce. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1306 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at EFC

Facilities Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: For individuals whose responsibility includes general management and supervision of public buildings, business and industrial facilities, and other complexes requiring supervision and control. Includes fire alarm maintenance, plant maintenance, occupational safety, OSHA rules and regulations, management of maintenance supervisors, and hazardous materials awareness. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


BMGT 1309 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at EFC, ECC
Single-Course Delivery for EFC, ECC

Information and Project Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Critical path methods for planning and controlling projects. Includes time/cost tradeoffs, resource utilization, stochastic considerations, task determination, time management, scheduling management, status reports, budget management, customer service, professional attitude, and project supervision. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1313 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

Principles of Purchasing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: The purchasing process as it relates to such topics as inventory control, price determination, vendor selection, negotiation techniques, and ethical issues. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1327 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Principles of Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Concepts, terminology, principles, theories, and issues in the field of management. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1331 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Production and Operations Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Fundamentals of the various techniques used in the practice of production and operations management. Includes location, design, and resource allocation. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1333 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Principles of Selling
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to the selling process and its application to all forms of sales. Identification of the elements of the communication process between buyers and sellers in business and examination of the legal regulations and ethical issues of business which effect salespeople. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1348 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Marketing Research and Strategies
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all Internet Development Technologies core curricula, and concurrent enrollment in specialization track, or demonstrated competence approved by program director.
Course Description: Designed to enhance student understanding of the marketing environment and the dynamic interrelationships of the functions of marketing price, channels of distribution, promotion, and product responsibility. Provides a simulated marketing environment for experience in marketing decision-making and provides practical experiences in analyzing market cases for the students. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1349 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Advertising and Sales Promotion
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to the advertising principles, practices, and multimedia of persuasive communication including buyer behavior, budgeting, and regulatory constraints. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1382 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Cooperative Education - Business Administration And Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. The student should have previous credit in or concurrent enrollment in BMGT 1301 or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor. (1 Lec., 14 Ext.)


BMGT 1383 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Cooperative Education - Business Administration And Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. The student should have previous credit in or concurrent enrollment in HRPO 2301 or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor. (1 Lec., 14 Ext.)


BMGT 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC

Special Topics in Business Administration and Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1482 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at EFC

Cooperative Education - Business Administration and Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 21 Ext.)


BMGT 1483 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at EFC

Cooperative Education - Business Administration and Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 21 Ext.)


BMGT 2303 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Problem Solving and Decision Making
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Decision-making and problem-solving processes in organizations utilizing logical and creative problem solving techniques. Application of theory is provided by experiential activities using managerial decision tools. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 2309 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

Leadership
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Concepts of leadership and its relationship to management. Prepares the student with leadership and communication skills needed to motivate and identify leadership styles. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Management of Change
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all Internet Development Technologies core curricula, and concurrent enrollment in specialization track, or demonstrated competence approved by program director.
Course Description: Knowledge, skills, and tools that enable a leader/organization to facilitate change in a pro-active participative style. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 2331 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, EFC, MVC

Total Quality Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Quality of productivity in organizations. Includes planning for quality throughout the organization, analysis of costs of quality, and employee empowerment. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 2341 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

Strategic Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Strategic management process involving analysis of how organizations develop and implement a strategy for achieving organizational objectives in a changing environment. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 2347 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in interpreting data for effective problem solving and recommending corrective action with emphasis on a structured approach to critical thinking and problem solving in a team environment. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 2382 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Cooperative Education - Business Administration And Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. The student should have previous credit in or concurrent enrollment in HRPO 2307 or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor. (1 Lec., 14 Ext.)


BMGT 2383 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Cooperative Education - Business Administration And Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. The student should have previous credit in or concurrent enrollment in BMGT 2303 or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor. (1 Lec., 14 Ext.)


BMGT 2384 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at NLC

Cooperative Education - Operations Management and Supervision
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization are offered through a cooperative agreement between the college, employer, and student. Under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a technical discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through the paid work experience. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


HRPO 1311 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at CVC

Human Relations
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Practical application of the principles and concepts of the behavioral sciences to interpersonal relationships in the business and industrial environment. (3 Lec.)


HRPO 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in Human Resource Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: This course provides students with a global perspective of the history, development, methodology, ethical and societal issues and trends in Alternative Dispute Resolution. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec.)


HRPO 2301 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Human Resources Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Behavioral and legal approaches to the management of human resources in organizations. (3 Lec.)


HRPO 2307 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Organizational Behavior
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: The analysis and application of organizational theory, group dynamics, motivation theory, leadership concepts, and the integration of interdisciplinary concepts from the behavioral sciences. (3 Lec.)


HRPO 2331 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

International Human Resource Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the effects of the process of internationalization on human resource management including the requirements of local or host-country nationals, expatriates, or parent-country nations, and third-country nationals. Emphasis on Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and emerging economies. A staffing plan for an international setting including processes from recruitment to evaluation to labor regulations is prepared. (3 Lec.)


MRKG 1291 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

Special Topics in Business Marketing and Marketing Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all Internet Development Technologies core curricula, and concurrent enrollment in specialization track, or demonstrated competence approved by program director.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec.)


MRKG 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, NLC

Customer Relationship Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: General principles of customer service including skills, knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors. (3 Lec.)


MRKG 1302 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC

Principles of Retailing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to the retailing environment, types of retailers, current trends, the employment of retailing techniques, and factors that influence retailing. (3 Lec.)


MRKG 1311 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Principles Of Marketing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to the marketing mix functions and process. Includes identification of consumer and organizational needs and explanation of environmental issues. (3 Lec.)


MRKG 1366 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, ECC

Practicum (or Field Experience) - Marketing/Marketing Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. (21 Ext.)


MRKG 1380 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Cooperative Education - Business Marketing and Marketing Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
Course Description: An intermediate or advanced course with lecture and work-based instruction that helps students gain practical experience in the discipline, enhance skills, and integrate knowledge. Indirect supervision is provided by the work supervisor while the lecture is provided by the college faculty or by other individuals under the supervision of the educational institution. Cooperative education may be a paid or unpaid learning experience. (1 Lec., 14 Ext.)


MRKG 1381 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC

Cooperative Education - Marketing/Marketing Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Completion of two courses in Business Marketing or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 15 Ext.)


MRKG 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at CVC, ECC

Special Topics in Business Marketing and Marketing Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec.)


MRKG 2312 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at EFC, ECC

e-Commerce Marketing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Integrated Software Applications I for E-Commerce Program or none for Internet Development Technologies Programs.
Course Description: Explore electronic tools utilized in marketing; focus on marketing communications in developing customer relationships. (3 Lec.)


MRKG 2333 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC

Principles of Selling
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Overview of the selling process. Identification of the elements of the communication process between buyers and sellers. Examination of the legal and ethical issues of organizations which affect salespeople. (3 Lec.)


MRKG 2348 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

Marketing Research and Strategies
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Designed to enhance student understanding of the marketing environment and the dynamic interrelationships of the functions of marketing price, channels of distribution, promotion, and product responsibility. Provides a simulated marketing environment for experience in marketing decision-making and provides practical experiences in analyzing market cases for the students. (3 Lec.)


MRKG 2349 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC

Advertising and Sales Promotion
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Integrated marketing communications. Includes advertising principles and practices. Emphasizes multi-media of persuasive communication including buyer behavior, budgeting, and regulatory constraints. (3 Lec.)


MRKG 2366 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, ECC

Practicum (or Field Experience) - Marketing/Marketing Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. (21 Ext.)


MRKG 2381 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC

Cooperative Education - Marketing/Marketing Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Completion of two courses in Business Marketing or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 15 Ext.)



Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.


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