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Prerequisite: MATH 272 with a grade of C or better

A study of sets, functions, continuity, compactness, the separation axioms,
and metric spaces; application of topology to analysis is demonstrated.

MATH 430 Seminar in Teaching Secondary School

Mathematics 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: Junior status (57cr or more), a declared major in

Mathematics Education, and EDUC 242 with a "C" or bcltci

Provides insights into the leaching and learning of numbers and operations.

algebra, geometry, measurement, probability, and statistics Students will

become aware of and use the resources and methods of instruction for

teaching mathematics at the secondary level. Musi be taken vviihin two

semesters prior to student teaching.

MATH 445 Deterministic Models in Operations Research 3c-0l-3cr
Prerequisites: MATH 122 or 225 171

An introduction to using the basic tools of solv mg deterministic models in
operations research. Includes optimization techniques and applications such
as linear programming, nonlinear and dynamic programming, transporta-
tion models, and network models. In addition, sensitivity analysis, duality,
simplex methods, and integei programming arc discussed I ses technology
to solve problems and interpret the results I I itled Programming Models m
Operations Research prior to 2005 06)

M VIII 446 Probabilistic Models in Operations Research 3c-OI-3cr

Prerequisites: MAUI 122 oi 225: 171; 216

\ survej ol probabilistic methods foi solving decision problems under
unceriainiv Probability review, decision theory, queuing theory, inventor}
models, and Marfan chains are covered Uses technolog) to solve prob-
lems and interpret the results

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mm ii 44" Modeling .iiui Simulation >> Dl-3ci

Praequlsttea: MATH 122 171; 216

( onstruction and solution ol mathematical models I mphasizes applies
hi»mn iii areas such .is logistics, natural and social s< ienccs, and manufat lui
I discrete and continuous system models are analyzed using mathemati
cal and computei based methods Vn introduction to computei simulation

\n introductory course in differential equations is rcc< nended bul not

required (Titled Simulation Models prioi i" S0O5-O6)

m \ i ll 451 Numerical Methods foi Supercomputers lc-0l-3cr

Prereqalaltes: MATH 121 or 125 i i COS! [5G7MATH
Supercomputers make use ol special computei architectures vectoi .m>l
parallel processors in ordei to achieve the fastest processing speed
current!) available Students are introduced lo these features and leant how
numerical algorithms can be constructed to exploit supercomputers' capa
bilities I lies gain practical experience in progt imming foi the < ray, 'i Ml'
in incorporating existing scientific software packages into user-written pro
is. in submitting remote jobs to the Pittsburgh Supercomputer Center,
and in producing animated graphical output to summarize the typical!)
large volume ol output data generated b) large scientific programs i Vlso
,1 .is i t isi 451; ma) notregistei foi duplicate credit)

MM ll 45? Seminar in reaching Vlgebra var-l-4cr

M M II 453 Seminar In reaching Geometr) var-l-4cr

M M II 454 Seminar in reaching (ieneral Mathematics \ar-l-4cr
I i>i pre-student teachers, who gam insights into the problems in teaching
each topic and become aware of the materials available and of nu-ih.nK ol
instruction geared to the special type of student Education majors onl)

M VI II 455 Seminar in leaching Probabilit) and Statistics lc-01-lcr
lor pre-studenl teachers, who yam insights into the problems in teaching
each topic and become aware of the materials available and methods ol
instruction geared to the secondary mathematics student. Education majors

M M II 456 Geometr) for Elemental) and Middle School
teachers 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: MATH 152. Elementary Education concentration
Students become acquainted with an informal, intuitive approach to
geometry. Activities and materials for teaching geometrical concepts to
children are an integral part of the course

M M II 45" 1 Number I heory for Elementary and Middle

School teachers 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: \l\lll 152. Elementary Education concentration
\n introduction to topics of elementary number theory including divisibil-
ity, prime numbers, factorization, modular arithmetic, problem solving, and
place of number theory in the elemental) school curriculum. Examines
main number theory activities which can help to Strengthen skills with

basic facts in an interesting, nonroutine setting

M M II 45K logic and Logical Games for Elemental-) and

Middle School teachers 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: MATH 152. Elemental) Education concentration

An introduction to some of the basic ideas, terminology, and notation of

mathematical logic and Boolean algebra as well as games of Strategy that

involve logic. In addition, an investigation of how logic is taught and used

in various programs foi the elementary school.

M M II 454 Technology in Elementary and Middle

School Mathematics Instruction 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: \l\lll 152, I lementary Education concentration

Dcv clops the know ledge, skills, and pcrspccti\ cs required for using educa-
tional technology in teaching mathematics at the elemental) and middle
school levels Participants have hands-on experiences with technology

M M II 4h0 technology in Mathematics Instruction 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: ( i ISC I 1(1. junior status. Mathematics Education major or

instructor permission, and completion of I l>i ( 242 ("C" or better)

Laboratory based and designed to provide preservice mathematics teachers
with expertise in instructional technology tor teaching mathematics at the
secondary level. A strong emphasis is placed upon the integration ofpeda-

mattci knowledge Must be taken within twi
prioi to itudeni teach

M M II 4ds topics in Statistic! <i III lei

Prerequisite: M \i n

ipplicd and poinl

bivariate -t>n\ multivariate normal distribution, analysis ol van
parametric methods Practical problems involving statistical techniques and
use-: statistical packages Knowledge of computer programs

is not required

MM ll 47| Basic < oncepts of Vlgebra k-OI-3ci

Prerequisites: \l\lll 152, Elemental) Edu

( oncepts ol bask algebraic structures such as group, iing. integral domain,
field, ami vectoi space are studied within the context ol the mathematical

maturity ol the student Othei topics include relations and functions, P"lv-

noiiuals and polynomial equations, systems ol equations, and inequalities.
i onsideration given to development ol these concepts in the mathematics

MATH 47h Vbstracl Algebra I lc-OI-3cr

Prerequisite: M Mil 2 7 2 with a grade ol < or better

Development Ol theory ol integral domains, fields, rings, and groups:
designed lo develop Student's power to think lor himself Or herself and to

improve ability to construct formal pro

MAI II 477 Abstract Algebra II 3c-OI-3cr

Prerequisite: MATH 476

Continue studs of algebra by use of axiomatic method: Euclidean domains:
polynomial domains and extension fields included; interrelationships
between these Structures and simpler structures, particularly groups and
rings, arc developed as in study of Galois group ofa polynomial and in an
introduction to Galois theory.

M M II 4su Senior Seminar Ic-lll-lcr

Prerequisite: Senior standing in Mathematics major

lo assess the effectiveness Of the mathematics curriculum and to provide

mathematics majors with a culminating mathematical experience.

MAT H 481 Special Topics >ar-l-3cr

Prerequisite: As appropriate to course content
I Iffered on an experimental or temporary basis to explore topics not
included in the established curriculum. A given topic may be offered under
any special topic identity no more than three tunes Special topics
numbered 4SI are primarily for upper-level undergraduate students

MATH 4X2 Independent Study \ar-l-3cr

Prerequisite: Prior approval through advisor, faculty member,
department chairperson, dean, and Provost's Office

Students with interest iii independent stud) ofa topic not offered in the

curriculum may propose a plan of study in conjunction with a faculty
member. Approval is based on academic appropriateness and availability of

MAUI 4"ll Independent Study


MATH 493 Internship in Mathematics \ar-3-l2cr

Prerequisites: Completion ol core curriculum, completion of application

Positions with participating companies oi agencies provide students with
experience in mathematics-related work under the supervision of the agen-
cies and faculty. Requirements include one to three on-site consultations,
two university consultations, completion of progress reports, and presenta-
tion of final cumulative paper Internship credit may not be used in fulfill-
ing math major course requirements.

MEDT: Clinical Laboratory Science

Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions

College of Health and Human Ser\ ices

Ml 1)1 4°4 Clinical Microbiology var-6-]0cr

Identification and clinical patholog) of bacteria, fungi, viruses, and para-
sites Techniques to isolate, stain, culture, and determine antimicrobial
susceptibility Instrumentation; quality control.

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Ml 1)1 495 Clinical Chemistry var-7-10cr

Enzymology, endocrinology, biochemistry of lipids, carbohydrates, and
proteins: metabolism of nitrogenous end products; physiology and metabo-
lism of fluids and electrolytes; and toxicology as related to the body and

diseases The technical procedures include colonmclry. spectrophometry,
electrophoresis, chromatography, automation, and quality control.

MEDT 496 Clinical Hematology/C oagulation var-4-7cr

The composition and function of blood; diseases related to blood disorders;
the role of platelets and coagulation Manual and automated techniques "I
diagnostic tests for abnormalities.

MEDT 497 Clinical Imniunohematology var-3-6cr

Blood antigens, antibodies, crossmatching, hemolytic diseases, and related
diagnostic tests An in-depth study of blood donor sen ice and its man)
facets such as transfusions, medico-legal aspects, etc.

MEDT 498 Clinical Immunology/Serology var-2-4cr

Immune response, immunoglobulins, autoimmunity, and complement and
related tests and diseases. Survey and demonstration o I serological
diagnostic tests.

MEDT 499 Clinical Seminar var-0-6cr

Other courses which are not included in the above (such as orientation,
laboratory management, education, clinical microscopy) and or arc unique
to the individual hospital program.

MGMT: Management

Department of Management

Eberly College of Business and Information Technology

Note: Except for Accounting, Business Education, and nonbusiness majors
who have met the required prerequisites, students scheduling 300 and 400
courses are expected to have achieved junior standing as described in the
Eberly College of Business and Information Technology Academic Policies.

MGMT 234 Introduction to Quality Control 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: Must be enrolled in either the Associate in Applied Science
in Electro-Optics or the Associate of Science in Electro-Optics
Introduces the principles, philosophies, and practices of Total Quality
Management (TQM) and the techniques of Statistical Quality Control
including fundamentals of probability and statistics, control charts for
variables and attributes, acceptance sampling, and reliability concepts.

MGMT 275 Introduction to Entreprencurship 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: Sophomore status

Entreprencurship is defined, common myths discussed, and basic character-
istics of entrepreneurs identified and reviewed Includes topics such as
psychology of entrepreneurship, economic and social aspects of entrepre-
ncurship. history, techniques of purchasing a company, new venture
initiation, and risk taking.

MGMT 281 Special Topics var-l-3cr

Prerequisite: As appropriate to course content
Offered on an experimental or temporary basis to explore topics not
included in the established curriculum. A given topic may be offered under
any special topic identity no more than three times. Special topics
numbered 281 are offered primarily for lower-level undergraduate students.

MGMT 300 Human Resource Management 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: PSYC 101

Recognizes and evaluates the application of behavioral science approaches
in the studs of human resource management. Includes recruiting and selec-
tion, training, management development, performance evaluation, com-
munications, wage and benefit programs, and management-labor relations.

MGMT 310 Principles of Management 3c-01-3cr

Provides an in-depth identification and understanding of the relevant
theories, concepts, and principles underlying the management function

MGMT 311 Human Behavior in Organizations
Prerequisite: PSYC 101


focuses on human problems of management, Presents basic ideas and
theories from the behavioral sciences as thej apply to human behavior ill

organizations I mphasizes management solutions to problems resulting
from individual-organization interaction.

MGMT 325 Small Business Management 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: MGMT 275 or junior standing

A survey course emphasizing aspects of small business management not

covered elsewhere in the student's program. Key topics include real estate,
site selection, and facilities management; purchasing management, vendor
relations, and inventory systems; plant security, loss control, risk and
insurance management; human resources management, employee benefits,
motivation, and leadership; small business market research, customer
services management, and pricing. A review of other elements ol the small
firm's milieu is included as a necessary contextual element (e.g.. planning,
accounting, financing, law i

MGMT 330 Production and Operations Management 3c-OI-3cr

Prerequisite: MATH 115, 214. junior standing. Eberly College of
Business and Information Technology or approved major
A study of the process of converting an organization's inputs into outputs
whether in goods-producing or service industries. Provides an overview ol
concepts, tools, and techniques used in management of production and
operations function in organizations.

MGMT 350 International Business 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: MGMT 310

Studies the international dimensions of business and the critical environ-
mental and organizational factors that affect managerial approaches in the
international arena. Focuses upon the management problems stemming
from the movement of goods, human resources, technology, finance, or
ownership across international boundaries. (Also offered as MKTG 350)

MGMT 400 Compensation Management 3c-0l-3er

Prerequisite: MGMT 300

Studies the policies and programs that help managers design and administer
compensation systems for private and public sector enterprises. Includes
motivation theories and practice designing of compensation sv stems.

MGMT 401 Management Development and Training 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: MGMT 300. 310

Principles, problems, and procedures in planning, organizing, directing, and

controlling all aspects of training and development programs in a business

enterprise. Methods of improving and development of managerial skills an


MGMT 402 Seminar in Human Resource Management 3c-0l-3cr
Prerequisites: MGMT 300. graduating senior

An integrative course in Human Resource Management. Considers current
issues in human resource management literature and contemporary topics
in the human resource management field using case studies

MGMT 403 Small Business Planning 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: \( ( I S00, B I II) ( I »S( II MO 101. Ml .M I J25
Integrates the content of much of the business core and relates it to the
business planning for small businesses and entrepreneurial efforts
Introduces the concepts which support the development of an effective
business and marketing plan

MGMT 405 Organizational Staffing 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: MATH 214. Ml. Ml 300

Focuses on the •'staffing'' or "employment" subsystem of the human
resource management function and deals with the theoretical, technical, ad-
ministrative, and legal issues involved in the recruitment, selection, place-
ment, transfer, and promotion of individuals bv organizations Includes
human resource planning, job .uulvsis. job descriptions and specifications,
recruitment and selection process, equal employment opportunity and

affirmative action, reliability and validity of selection instruments and
techniques, and contemporary issues m selection i< offered as MGM I JOS
prior to 2005-06)

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MdMl 4ii(i Human Resources Managemenl Research Ic 'H-Ur

Prercqulsltea: MGM i 100 QB1 S 215

I he stud) oi the nature "i research questions, research methods, research
design, collection, anal) sis and interpretation ol data I "* uses on di
development, implementation, and evaluation ol Human Resources
Management programs Applications in employee selection performance
measurement, work altitudes and motivation, employee training, and
development areas

\k.\ii 428 Semlnat In Management 3c-OI-3cr

Prerequisite: MGM I 110

\n mi nenl i onsidens currenl literature in the

field and contemporary issues in management using case studies

\k.mi -n: Bntuen and Sodef) 3c-0l-3cr

\n overview ol the interactions between business and the largei social
system in which il operates Considers die problems, solutions, and future
directions ol societal issues and theii relationships to the business environ-
ment PopiCS discussed llll llllk' V onsUlllCllslll. lllC lllol.llll

self-regulation, pollution and ecology, overpopulation, government regula-
tion, and the social and ethical responsibilities of business and industry
(Also offered as Mk It i 432; ma) not be taken Foi duplicate credit)

MGM1 434Qualit) Managemenl 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: M Mil 214

Emphasizes the philosophy that qualit) is an organizationwide phenom-
enon thai influences ever) aspect of its operations \n overview of current
qualit) managemenl philosophies and tools and techniques for managing
qualit) mam organization (Offered as MGMT 134 prior to 2005-06)

M(. Ml 437 Snppl) Chain Management 3c-0I-3cr

Prerequisite: MGM1 130

Deals with the design and evaluation ol supply chain systems with a locus
on strategic and technological issues I bese concepts are developed

through exploration of COntemporai) practices, case studies, and research.
as well as analytical frameworks of Suppl) Cham Management. Theoretical
and practical understanding of manufacturing and service planning and
control, including systems modeling, purchasing and sourcing, logistics,
strategic alliances, inventor) management, scheduling, etc Manufacturing

and service technologies and trends are also emphasized. Computer applica-
tions are used foi understanding the interrelationships between various

components of Operations System (Titled Operations Management

System prior to 2008-09)

Ml. Ml 4'S Seminar in Operations Management 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: Ml All 130, senior standing

An integrative course in operations management. Considers and analyzes
the current literature and contemporary topics in the area of providing ser-

\ ice and producing goods Case studies and field trips arc used to pro\ ide a

comprehensive knowledge of the theories, current practices, and trends in
several topical areas of operations management Students learn to present
their findings and analyses in a professional!) written format

MGMT 45(1 ( use Studies in Mis Management 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: Minimum ol " filler. MK.TG 311 or 320

A capstone case analysis course to provide practice in applying business
theories to the solution of arts management problems Utilizing the latest
management theories, looks al the practical problems ol applying business

principles to arts-related businesses and organizations I brough case study
analysis, focuses on the everyda.) problems that managers face and helps
students discover solutions.

MGMT 451 International Management 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: MGM I J10

1 ocuses on the complex role ol multinational corporations (MNCs) in
today's global economy, oilers an in-depth perspective on planning.

organization structure, managerial decision making, and human resource
management in global structures and differences between MM !s and
domestic organizations. Reviews research in the Held, including current
issues, trends, and practices (Offered .is mi All 551 prior to 2005

Mi. Ml A^l i paratlve Managemenl <i 0l-3ci

Prerequisite: MGM i 110

An intensive, comparative itud) ol managemenl and organization si

iiu globe \ % .ii ic-i \ ..I comparative mai

theories are presented and rcscan h find • amined

mi. mi 454 International Competitiveness It M-3ci

Prerequisite: MGM I 110

1 ocuses on how nation seek to improve 01 siislaui then

petitivc positions it bal marketplace I iplorcsawidi

intemporar) lopk a mi> li .1^ global w onomic challenges ami trade

interdependence, ci fbusini lorganizati ndth

foi competing globall) I nvironments are addressed I uunines various
theories, m 1 1 ases dealing with competitive advanta

mi. Ml 45') Seminar in International Managemenl Jc-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: MiAll 4>4. senior standing

\n analysis ol recent literature and developments related to global business

issues such as strategic alliances, human resource managemenl in global

environment lignments, Japanese business system, multinational

corporations in the world economy.

Mi. Ml 471 Organizational Launch and New Venture

l)e\ elopmenl 3c-3l-3cr

Prerequisite: MOM I 110

Student teams write and present business plans for new ventures Hie em-
phasis ol tins intensivel) interactive and uniquely structured course is on
applying concepts and techniques studied in various iuncn0n.1l areas to the

new venture development environment. In preparing the business plan.
Students learn to screen for effective venture ideas, identity and define the

fundamental issues relevant to the new venture, identif) the venture's
market niche and define us business strategy, and determine what type of
financing should be raised how. when, by whom, and how much A solid
understanding of business basics is required Actual business plans are used to

address these issues.

MGMT 472 Organizational Entrepreneurship 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisite: MGMT 275 or 310

Explores the theories related to intrapreneurship and managing innovation
and technology. Theory based but practice oriented 1 brough case discus-
sions, students leant how to apply the analytic strategic manage-
ment and organizational theory to address important challenges laced by
today "s managers.

Ml. Ml 4KI Special Topics in Management \ar-l-3cr

(overs advanced, innovative, or exploratory topics and disciplines within
management Specific content Hems developed by instructor. Credits may
be applied to either required (by permission of department chairperson) or
tree electives in a student's program.

Ml, Ml 4X2 Independent Stud\ \ar-3cr

Prerequisite: Prior approval through advisor, faculty member,
department chairperson, dean, and Provost's Office

Indiv 1d11.1l research and analv sis ol contemporary problems and issues in a
concentrated area of Stud) under the guidance of a senior faculty member
Approval based on academic appropriateness and availability of resources.

MGMT 4°2 Small Business/Entrepreneurship

Internship \ar-3-12cr

Prerequisites: MGMT 403. permission of department chairperson.

2 75 cumulative lil'A. all oilier requirements ol the I herly College of

Business and Information rechnolog)

Involves practical entrepreneurial experience of on-site consulting with
small business linns Students generally work for a semester on functionally
related topics 111 accounting, finance, marketing, and MIS or on general
topics such as business planning, forecasting, policy, and general manage-

MGM1 493 Managemenl Internship \ar-3-l2cr

Practical experience to develop knowledge and skills in the application of
theor) to actual problems in a nonclassroom setting. A maximum of 3cr of

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and human resource management maun area elective requirements Addi-
tional internship credit must be used as free elcctivcs only. Admission only

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