Science, Technology & Society B.S.
Course DescriptionQuantitative Approaches to Mgt
A study of the decision-making process and how quantitative methods are used to find solutions to business problems. Computer software tools will be used to analyze and process data. Opportunities, problems and decisions that confront managers are analyzed and solutions are developed. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: Cost-volume-profit analysis, forecasting, decision theory, linear programming, probability concepts and applications, inventory control, queuing theory, and game theory. Prerequisites: BSAD 221 or MATH 141, or permission of the instructor 3 credits (3 lecture hours), spring semester