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BA in Managerial Studies

BA in Managerial Studies

Rice University

Rice University, Houston, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    89
  • Degree BA
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 24 months
  • Scholarships No

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Program Learning Outcomes for BA in Managerial Studies Students graduating from this program will: Demonstrate knowledge of how private economic practices, responsibilities, rights, and rewards are related to public policy, regulating institutions, and politics (including local, state, and federal regulation, international policy, and the like) and will be able to critically evaluate the impact of policy, institutions, and politics on business practices. Demonstrate an understanding of economic practices internal to conducting business, including financial reporting, accounting, and market efficiency while also demonstrating an understanding of economic practices external to business, including private investing in company stocks, bonds and options. Define and critically apply interdisciplinary methodologies and theories (including those from psychology, economics, and mathematics) to problems in Managerial Studies, as well as demonstrate the ability to evaluate different forms of evidence. Demonstrate sufficient proficiency in algebra, calculus, statistics and other pertinent mathematics to develop and verify economic hypotheses as well as to computationally evaluate business problems or proposals. Demonstrate an understanding of the underlying principles that govern the way the profession accounts for and communicates business transactions. Degree Requirements for BA in Managerial Studies For general university requirements, see Graduation Requirements. For the BA degree, students majoring in managerial studies must complete the following 10 core courses in addition to satisfying all the requirements for their second departmental or interdepartmental major: CORE REQUIREMENTS BUSI 305 Financial Accounting ECON 100 Principles of Economics (microeconomics) ECON 343 Corporate Finance or ECON 443 Financial Economics MANA 404 Management Communications PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology PSYC 231 Industrial and Organizational Psychology CORE ELECTIVES Core Statistics Elective Choose from one of the following: PSYC 339 Statistical Methods – Psychology SOCI 382 Social Statistics STAT 280 Elementary Applied Statistics STAT 305 Introduction to Statistics for Biosciences STAT 310 Probability & Statistics Advanced Methods Elective One from the following: CAAM 378 Introduction to O.R. and Optimization ECON 310 Econometrics STAT 385 Methods for Data Analysis STAT 410 Linear Regression STAT 421 Applied Time Series and Forecasting STAT 486 Market Models External Course Electives Choose two courses from the following: ECON 239 Law and Economics ECON 348 Organizational Design ECON 301 Microeconomics ECON 355 Financial Markets ECON 421 International Finance ECON 435 Industrial Organization ECON 437/ENST 437 Energy Economics MECH 499 Current Topics POLI 335 Political Environment of Business POLI 338/POST338/SOSC 301 Policy Analysis STAT 411 Advanced Statistical Methods

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