Courses

  • MET MA 124: Calculus II
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: Prereq: MET MA 121 or MA 123 or CAS MA 121 or MA 123.
    Students may receive credit for not more than one of the following courses: MA 122, MA 124, MA 127, or MA 129. Logarithmic, exponential, and trigonometric functions. Sequences and series; Taylor's series with the remainder. Methods of integration. Calculus I and II together constitute an introduction to calculus of a function of a single real variable.
  • MET MA 213: Basic Statistics and Probability
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: MET MA 118; or equivalent.
    Elementary treatment of probability densities, means, variances, correlation, independence, the binomial distribution, and the central limit theorem. Stresses understanding and theoretical manipulation of statistical concepts. Note: Credit will be given for only one of the following courses: MET MA 113 or MA 213.
  • MET MA 214: Applied Statistics
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: MET MA 213; or consent of instructor.
    Inference about proportions, goodness of fit, student's t-distribution, and tests for normality. Two-sample comparisons, regression and correlation, tests for linearity and outliers, residual analysis, contingency tables, and analysis of variance.
  • MET MA 225: Multivariate Calculus
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: MET MA 124 or CAS MA 124 or CAS MA 127 or CAS MA 129 or CAS MA 136.
    Vectors, lines, and planes. Multiple integration and cylindrical and spherical coordinates. Partial derivatives, directional derivatives, scalar and vector fields, the gradient, potentials, multivariate Taylor series, approximation, and multivariate minimization.
  • MET MA 581: Probability
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: MET MA 225, or CAS MA 225, or MA 230.
    Graduate Prerequisites: MET MA 225 or CAS MA 225 or CAS MA 230.
    Basic probability, conditional probability, independence. Discrete and continuous random variables, mean and variance, functions of random variables, moment generating function. Jointly distributed random variables, conditional distributions, independent random variables. Methods of transformations, law of large numbers, central limit theorem.
  • MET MA 582: Mathematical Statistics
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: MET MA 581, or CAS MA 381, or MA 581.
    Graduate Prerequisites: MET MA 581 or CAS MA 381 or CAS MA 581.
    Interval estimation. Point estimation including sufficiency, Rao-Blackwell theorem, completeness, uniqueness, Rao-Cramer inequality, and maximum likelihood estimation. Tests of hypothesis: uniformly most powerful tests, uniformly most powerful unbiased tests, likelihood ratio test, chi-squared test, comparison of means and variances, ANOVA, regression, and some nonparametric tests.
  • MET MA 603: SAS with Statistical Applications
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: MET or CAS MA 214
    Offers a unified and in-depth coverage of the statistical computer package SAS, and its statistical applications. Topics include the language of SAS, data formatting, creating and storing SAS data sets, file manipulations, macro procedure, and graphics. Also included are procedures for statistical techniques selected from analysis of variance, regression, factor analysis, scoring, and categorical data analysis. Several large data sets will be used as case studies emphasizing hands-on experience with SAS for Windows. Laboratory course.
  • MET MG 101: Accounting I
    Basic principles of financial accounting underlying transaction analysis and the preparation of financial statements.
  • MET MG 102: Accounting II
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: MET MG 101
    Financial accounting in more specialized areas, such as partnerships, corporations, and the statement of cash flows. Managerial accounting topics, including capital budgeting and manufacturing cost systems for planning and control.
  • MET MG 202: Personal Financial Planning
    The development of personal investment strategies using money and credit. Securities and portfolio management, budgeting, insurance, taxes, retirement programs, and estate planning.
  • MET MG 205: Information Technologies: Hardware and Software
    This introductory course provides an introduction to PC, hardware, and software issues. Various types of software-applications and systems-are introduced. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Access are covered along with DOS and Windows operating systems. Detailed discussions of the latest PC hardware-motherboards, CPUs, memory boards, sound and video cards, CD-ROM drives, DVD drives, Video Capture boards, Zip drives, PCMCIA cards, USB and Firewire ports, and scores of other peripherals and multimedia devices. Instructions on how to use the Internet to upgrade PCs and peripherals. Students will also be able to upgrade/protect notebook computers and laser printers. (If students do not already own a PC, they are required to buy a PC.) Almost all students will buy components for upgrading a PC.
  • MET MG 301: Introduction to Management
    A look at the management of an enterprise from the perspective of the chief executive officer. Covers the functions of organizing for successful management. Survey of theories and techniques. Examination of case studies.
  • MET MG 302: Introduction to American Management for International Students
    Provides an overview of American management, business organizations, and capitalism for the non-American student. An important aspect of this course is the inclusion of assignments designed to promote an understanding of the subject area as well as an improvement in English language and writing skills.
  • MET MG 304: Principles of Finance
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: MET MG 101
    Introduction to tools of financial analysis and the problems of financial management including cash, profitability, and capital budgeting. Various sources of corporate funds are considered- short-, intermediate-, and long-term arrangements. MA 120, MA 213, EC 101, and EC 102 are strongly recommended before taking this course.
  • MET MG 305: Principles of Marketing
    The organization and operation of marketing functions within individual firms. A look at methods of product determination, channels of distribution, and advertising and sales promotion. Administration of total marketing program. Readings, class discussions, lectures, and case analyses.
  • MET MG 310: Business Communication
    Organization and techniques for effective verbal and written communication in the business environment. Emphasis on developing communication skills through practical written and oral assignments.
  • MET MG 315: Operations Management
    Introduction to the operating functions of a firm. Emphasis on problem-solving skills using analytical techniques. Includes production planning and inventory control, quality control, forecasting, capacity planning, and work-study. Viewed from the aspect of management.
  • MET MG 320: Managerial Psychology
    Development of management and organization theory; nature and function of the management process. Motivation, perception, anxiety, and communication. Process and problems of organizational change.
  • MET MG 410: Entrepreneurial Management: Starting, Innovating, and Managing Small-, Medium-, and Large-Sized Ventures
    Covers the four key elements of successful entrepreneurial management: choosing a business, organizing, financing, and marketing. Includes preparing a business plan, becoming an entrepreneur, raising venture capital, selling, negotiating, and building an effective organization. Topics given special consideration are the practice of innovation, the art of leadership, and how to relate talents to succeeding in an innovative managed venture and technology management.
  • MET MG 411: Marketing Communications
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: MET MG 305
    Examines the tools and techniques of communications used in marketing products, ideas, or services. Focus on analyzing, designing, selecting, and evaluating marketing communication strategies.