MSC 287 - BUSINESS STATISTICS I

Semester Hours: 3

Introduction to probability & business statistics. Covers: tabular, graphical, and numerical methods for descriptive statistics; measures of central tendency, dispersion, & association; probability distributions; sampling & sampling distributions; and confidence intervals. Uses spreadsheets to solve problems. Prerequisite: Any 100 level MA course.

MSC 288 - BUSINESS STATISTICS II

Semester Hours: 3

Inferential statistics for business decisions. Topics include: review of sampling distributions and estimation; inferences about means, proportions, and variances with one and two populations; good of fit tests; analysis of variance and experimental design; simple linear regression; multiple linear regression; non parametric methods. Prerequisite: MSC 288.

MSC 385 - OPERATIONS ANALYSIS

Semester Hours: 3

Survey of the firm's production function and quantitative tools for solving production problems, quality management, learning curves, assembly and waiting lines, linear programming, inventory, and other selected topics (e.g., scheduling, location, supply chain management). Uses the SAP software. Prerequisite: MSC 288.

MSC 410 - TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS

Semester Hours: 3

An analysis of transportation and logistical services to include customer service, distribution operations, purchasing, order processing, facility design and operations, carrier selection, transportation costing, and negotiation. Prerequisite: MKT 301.

MSC 470 - SPECIAL TOPICS IN MGMT SCI

Semester Hours: 3

In depth study of a selected topic relevant to contemporary management science. Different sections of this course may address different topics.

MSC 490 - SPECIAL PROJECTS

Semester Hours: 3

Independent study in an area of interest to the student in the field of management science. Approval of department chair is required.

MSC 494 - PRACTICUM IN MANAGEMENT SCIENC

Semester Hours: 3

Student teams will apply management science concepts and skills in a semester-long simulation or management science project conducted for a client firm or non-profit. The teams will be closely supervised by a faculty member with expertise related to the simulation or project. Prerequisite: MSC 287, MSC 288 and MSC 385.

MSC 495 - INTERN IN MGMT SCIENCE

Semester Hours: 3

Active involvement in a project in a business enterprise, professional organization or in a government agency that has particular interest and relevance to the student. Subjust to College's guidelines on internships.