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Accounting Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Accounting

Accounting prepares students for careers as professional accountants in industry, public accounting, the public sector and taxation. Accountants are trained to measure and communicate financial information to decisionmakers such as investors, business managers, creditors, regulators, government entities and others. Accounting students who intend to take the C.P.A. examination should refer to the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy for exam requirements. Students may also pursue a Five – Year (150-Hour) Professional Accounting Program or MACY to be better prepared to pass the CPA.

Post-Graduate Employment*

$50,000 The median salary from accounting graduates who reported full-time employment only.

Jobs by Industry

Careers Train to measure and communicate financial information to decision-makers. Work in public, corporate or government.  Auditing 

Budget Analyst

Certified Public Accountant

Corporate Accountant

Comptroller/Controller

Forensic Accounting

International Accounting

“Internships help you perform at your highest level, and teach you how to work together and be the best in your field.” Sara KPMG– Audit Associate

Employers who recruit and hire UTSA Accounting students Abbott Laboratories ABIP P.C. Armstrong, Vaughan & Associates, P.C. ATKG, LLP BDO BKD

Energes Oilfield Solutions, LLC Ernst & Young Halliburton HEB KPMG LLP Padgett Stratemann

PAX Financial PwC Sunoco Logistics Tesoro The Hartford Union Pacific USAA Valero *Data from 2016 Exit Survey.


Accounting

All students seeking a B.B.A. degree in the College of Business must complete the business core in addition to the core curriculum. See UTSA Catalog at: catalog.utsa.edu.

Sample Major Coursework Intermediate Accounting I

Accounting Information Systems

Contemporary Issues in Accounting Practice

An in-depth study of promulgated accounting theory and concepts with an emphasis on corporate financial accounting and reporting, with a focus on U.S. GAAP, and exposure to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

A study of database management systems as they relate to the accounting function. Topics include database design and applications that focus on accounting, including the entity-relationship model, data modeling, object-oriented design, and database management.

Business Process Management and Control A study of business processes that support an organization and how they are controlled. This course contributes to the student’s understanding of how key business processes are managed, controlled and integrated in enterprise resource planning systems. SAP will be used to illustrate the concepts discussed in the class.

Cost Analysis

Principles of Auditing

A study of internal accounting information generation with an emphasis on cost accounting tools to develop, implement, and evaluate strategy; cost accounting methods to determine product cost; and cost management concepts and procedures for making business decisions.

A study of the topic of auditing oriented toward primarily the financial auditing standpoint. The course focuses on the concepts and procedures of auditing applied to the audit of financial statements in accordance with the standards established by the Auditing Standards Board or the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.

Intermediate Accounting II

Federal Income Taxation

A continuation of the in-depth study of promulgated accounting theory and concepts with an emphasis on corporate financial accounting and reporting, with a focus on U.S. GAAP, and exposure to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

A conceptual introduction to the U.S. federal income tax system. Concepts include gross income, statutory deductions, property transactions, and computation of tax liabilities.

Business Organizations and Commercial Law

A study of corporate valuation, financial statement analysis, and other advanced topics in accounting practice.

A detailed legal analysis of the Uniform Commercial Code, including sales, commercial paper, bank deposits and collections, electronic transfer funds, letters of credit, secured transactions, and creditors’ remedies.

SUPPORTING BUSINESS COMPETENCIES IN THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS Open to students admitted to the College, a supporting business competency is a multidisciplinary collection of elective courses which together provide the student with an opportunity to pursue a specialized market-based skill. The following competencies are offered:  Analytics  Entrepreneurship  International Business  Leading Change  Modeling  Risk Management

UTSA and College of Business Resources

Join and meet others with similar interests in these Registered Business Student Organizations!

Admissions: utsa.edu/admissions  Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Financial Aid: utsa.edu/financialaid Accounting (ALPFA) Scholarships: utsa.edu/scholarships  Beta Alpha Psi (Accounting Honor Society) Undergraduate Advising: utsa.edu/advise  National Associate of Black Accountants (NABA) College of Business: business.utsa.edu/ Center for Student Professional Development: business.utsa.edu/undergraduate


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Cyber Security Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Cyber Security

Provides a training ground for needed information assurance professionals. Students will learn to protect and defend information and information systems by ensuring their availability, integrity, authentication and confidentiality. The program has been named a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education by the National Security Agency.

Post-Graduate Employment*

$58,000 The median salary of cyber security graduates who reported full-time employment only.

Jobs by Industry

Careers Develop special expertise in the computer and information security arena. Learn how to protect and defend information systems by ensuring their availability, integrity, authentication and confidentiality. What is the Difference?

Cyber Security Analyst

Cyber Security Application Support Specialist

Vulnerability Assessment Analyst

Cyber Security Consultant

Cyber Security/Information Security Specialist

Employers who recruit and hire UTSA Cyber Security students Accenture Federal Services Air Force Office of Special Investigations Alert Logic Booz|Allen|Hamilton Chevron Coalfire Systems Digital Defense Inc

Information systems refers to a set of interrelated hardware, software, network, and other components that people and organizations use to collect, create, process, store, and distribute information to support business decision making. Computer science focuses on technology while both information systems and cyber security cover the technology, people, and organizational aspects, resulting in more well-rounded graduates. .

FireEye Ford Motor Company General Motors National Security Agency Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Rackspace

Raytheon TATA Consultancy Services Tesoro Corporation USAA Valero Energy Corporation Visa *Data from 2016 Exit Survey


Cyber Security Sample Major Coursework Operating Systems Security This course examines the role of computer operating systems in the overall vulnerability of the network. A comparison of the more popular operating systems will be used to illustrate the concepts to the class.

All students seeking a B.B.A. degree in the College of Business must complete the business core in addition to the core curriculum. See UTSA Catalog at: catalog.utsa.edu.

Introduction to Telecommunications for Business Includes an in-depth look at basic telecommunications terminology and concepts. Introduction to voice and data networks, signaling and multiplexing.

Information Assurance and Security

Introduction to Programming Concepts

This course provides an in-depth presentation of information assurance topics such as fraud, eavesdropping, traffic analysis, intrusion detection and prevention, hacking, viruses, and cryptography. Risk management will also be discussed.

Addresses basic elements of programming concepts and objectoriented programming principles which include control structures, arithmetic and logical operators, classes and objects, methods and class behavior, arrays, ArrayList, and a brief introduction to GUIs (graphical user interfaces) and exception handling.

Intermediate Object-Oriented Programming

Cyber Law and Legal System

An object-oriented programming course designed to reinforce introductory object-oriented principles learned in IS 2033 and focus on concepts including inheritance, polymorphism, exception handling, data structures, searching and sorting, recursion, generic collections, file processing, object serialization, regular expressions, and GUIs (graphical user interfaces).

An introductory course in laws legal issues that affect enforcement, businesses, investigators related to preservation, collection, analysis of digital data.

Network Security The course provides a foundation in networking technologies that are core to creating secure networks. Topics included in this course are basic cryptography, secure networking protocols, logical and physical security management and security devices.

Digital Forensic Analysis I

and law and the and

An introductory course in collecting, examining, and preserving evidence of computer crimes. This course examines the issues, tools, and control techniques needed to successfully investigate illegal activities facilitated through the use of information technology.

Intrusion Detection and Incident Response Provides an in-depth look at intrusion detection methodologies and tools and the approaches to handling intrusions when they occur; examines the laws that address cybercrime and intellectual property issues; and includes a study of proper computer and network forensics procedures to aid in the identification and tracking of intruders and in the potential prosecution of criminal activity.

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Economics Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Economics Or Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics

Economics studies how incentives affect human behavior, markets and the modern economic world in which we live. This degree is designed with a focus on critical and analytical thinking so that students are equipped with the ability to make resource allocation decisions for businesses, organizations and policymakers in modern society. The curriculum aims to enhance students' understanding of human behavior through a combination of business, mathematics and statistics classes. Students may also pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics.

Post-Graduate Employment*

$63,332

The mean salary from economic graduates who reported full-time employment only.

Jobs by Industry

Careers How economics shapes business and the details behind specific economic contexts. 

Economist

Market Research Analyst

Education

Economic Consultant

Credit Analyst

Securities Analyst

Investment Banker

Equity Trader

“I completed an internship in 2013 with the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. This internship helped me learn a lot. I was actually the only undergraduate at the time, which was a big deal. There were graduates interning from American universities and from London business schools. The internship helped me learn material Jose KPMG- Tax Analyst in that is extremely relevant to the work I do today.” Global Mobility Services

Employers who recruit and hire UTSA Economic students AllianceBernstein

Deloitte

NuStar Energy LP

USAA

AXA Advisors

FDIC

Tesoro

Wells Fargo

City of San Antonio

Hartford Insurance

Kohl’s

KPMG *Data from Exit Survey .


Economics Sample Major Coursework

All students seeking a B.B.A. degree in the College of Business must complete the business core in addition to the core curriculum. See UTSA Catalog at: catalog.utsa.edu.

Economics of Managerial Decisions

Intermediate Macroeconomics

Managerial economic decisions in firms and related entities. Topics include demand analysis, least-cost production, profit strategy, the influence of various market structures on the firm, advanced issues in pricing, and the impact of the international sector.

Analysis of the measurement, determination, and control of aggregate economic activity such as national income, output, employment, interest rates, the price level, and exchange rates. The roles of monetary and fiscal policy and their relation to income and employment, short-term income fluctuations, and long-term growth are also explored.

Introduction to Mathematical Economics

Environmental and Resource Economics

Systematic approach to economic analysis using basic mathematical tools; treatment of optimizing behavior with applications to consumer and business firms; emphasis on understanding and application of analytical techniques. Economics of Public and Social Issues

Economic principles applied to natural resource and environmental problems; relationship of market and nonmarket forces to environmental quality and demands for natural resources; and development of tools for policy analysis.

A seminar on applying economic reasoning and models to a wide variety of public, ethical, and social issues. Uses advanced techniques in political economy.

Economic History of the United States The growth and development of the American economy from colonial times to the present; emphasis on applying a variety of economic concepts to a topical study of the economic forces that shaped the country’s history.

Introduction to Econometrics and Business Forecasting Measurement in economics and business that strives to mix the development of technique with its application to economic analysis. Major topics include the nature of economic and business data, specific forms of modeling and forecasting, and the use of microcomputer programs in econometric modeling and forecasting. Economics of Developing Countries Specific economic problems of developing countries and national groupings; basic approaches to economic development; major proposals for accelerating development; role of planning; and trade, aid, and economic integration. Sample Electives - Money and Banking - Economics of School System Reform - International Economics

SUPPORTING BUSINESS COMPETENCIES IN THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS Open to students admitted to the College, a supporting business competency is a multidisciplinary collection of elective courses which together provide the student with an opportunity to pursue a specialized market-based skill. The following competencies are offered:  Analytics  Entrepreneurship  International Business  Leading Change  Modeling  Risk Management

UTSA and College of Business Resources Join and meet others with similar interests in these Admissions: utsa.edu/admissions Registered Business Student Organizations! Financial Aid: utsa.edu/financialaid  Business Student Council Scholarships: utsa.edu/scholarships Undergraduate Advising: utsa.edu/advise College of Business: business.utsa.edu/ Center for Student Professional Development: business.utsa.edu/


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Finance

Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Finance

Finance is the study of the optimal allocation of capital through the valuation

Post-Graduate Employment*

of assets, which is determined by factors

$61,100**

such as risk and sources of financing. Subspecializations in finance include corporate finance, investments, banking, insurance, and real estate.

The mean salary from finance graduates who reported fulltime employment only.

Jobs by Industry

Careers Specialize in corporate finance, investments, banking, insurance or real estate. 

Financial Analyst

Financial Planner

Investment Analyst

Portfolio Manager

Insurance & Risk Management

Loan Officer

Treasurer

Credit Analyst

Employers who recruit and hire UTSA Finance students AllianceBernstein AXA Advisors, LLC Frost Bank Goldman Sachs

Hewlett-Packard Jones Lang LaSalle JPMorgan Chase Markit

“My professors helped me realize that there are many different things that I could do within finance that I didn’t realize at first.” Rebecca USAA– Investment Research Analyst

McFadden & Miller Morgan Stanley Oracle Rackspace

REMAX Retail Solutions Tesoro USAA

*Data from 2016 Exit Survey **Within the 75th percentile of the national average


Finance Sample Major Coursework

All students seeking a B.B.A. degree in the College of Business must complete the business core in addition to the core curriculum. See UTSA Catalog at: catalog.utsa.edu.

Intermediate Accounting II A continuation of the in-depth study of promulgated accounting theory and concepts with an emphasis on corporate financial accounting and reporting, with a focus on U.S. GAAP, and exposure to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Intermediate Corporate Finance Advanced discussion of subjects essential to corporate financial management, including shortterm credit policies, capital budgeting, risk, sources of longterm funds, financial leverage, and the cost of capital.

Principles of Investment Introduction to securities markets; analysis of money market instruments, mutual funds, stocks, bonds, options, futures, and other securities; investment management in the light of tax considerations, timing, and selected portfolio needs.

Money and Banking Elements of monetary theory; relationships between money, prices, production, and employment; factors determining money supply; and operation of capital markets with reference to the United States.

Cases and Problems in Finance Integration of financial concepts and financial tools to enable strategic financial decision making in a wide variety of situations. Topics include corporate finance, investments, international finance, risk management, and other aspects of finance.

Computer Modeling of Financial Applications Provides the opportunity to develop computer modeling skills and techniques for analyzing financial situations encountered in business, including the analysis of financial statements, forecasting, capital budgeting, and principles of investment analysis of securities.

Security Analysis Advanced financial analysis; examination of statements and supplementary data of industrial, commercial, financial intermediary, and public enterprises; preparation of reports relevant to achieving an understanding of financial management policies.

Investment Portfolio Management Application of investment principles to management of investment portfolios of individuals and institutions; consideration of business cycles, investment constraints, portfolio construction, investment timing, and securities selection. Analysis of derivative securities and their use in the portfolio context.

 Corporate Finance

 Investment Management  Financial Institutions

For detailed information visit catalog.utsa.edu/undergraduate/ business/finance/#degreestext.

SUPPORTING BUSINESS COMPETENCIES IN THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS Open to students admitted to the College, a supporting business competency is a multidisciplinary collection of elective courses which together provide the student with an opportunity to pursue a specialized market-based skill. The following competencies are offered:  Analytics  Entrepreneurship  International Business  Leading Change  Modeling  Risk Management

UTSA and College of Business Resources Join and meet others with similar interests in these Admissions: utsa.edu/admissions Registered Business Student Organizations! Financial Aid: utsa.edu/financialaid  Association for Latino Professionals in Finance and Scholarships: utsa.edu/scholarships Accounting (ALPFA)  Financial Management Association (FMA) Undergraduate Advising: utsa.edu/advise  The Investment Society College of Business: business.utsa.edu/ Center for Student Professional Development: business.utsa.edu/undergraduate


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Information Systems Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Information Systems

Information Systems provides the foundation to apply an information resources perspective to all aspects of the organization. It applies basic information technologies in a business organization, including computer hardware and software analysis, design and telecommunications to business issues such as information flow, decision making, organizational design, strategic planning and new product development.

Post-Graduate Employment*

$58,000 The median salary of information systems graduates who reported full-time employment only.

Jobs by Industry

Careers Provides the foundation to manage information resources in all aspects of an organization. 

Systems Analyst

Database Administrator

Network Administrator

What is the Difference?

Help Desk Technician

E–commerce Specialist

Network Engineer

Cyber security focuses on protecting information systems, both internal in an organization and external on the Internet, from being compromised.

Systems Developer

Multimedia Programmer

Computer Science focuses on technology, while both information systems and cyber security cover the technology, people, and organizational aspects, resulting in more well-rounded graduates. .

Employers who recruit and hire UTSA Information Systems students Accenture Federal Services Chevron CMIT Solutions Coalfire Systems Digital Defense Inc

Entrust Technology Futurex General Motors NXP Semiconductors Pandora

Rackspace Smartbridge Tesoro Corporation USAA Valero Energy Corporation *Data from 2016 Exit Survey


Information Systems Sample Major Coursework Database Management for Information Systems A study of database management systems (DBMS) features, functions, and architecture, including logical design, data models, normalization, object-oriented data, and database administration. A DBMS product will be used to illustrate principles. Introduction to Project Management This introductory course presents concepts and techniques for the management of many types of projects including engineering, construction, product development, as well as science and technology projects. The course is designed to help students develop project planning skills including scope definition, scheduling, costestimating and risk assessment. The course will also provide the opportunity for students to develop skills in support of project leadership, team building and communication. Systems Analysis and Design An introduction to systems theory and development techniques. Topics include problem definition, system development life cycle, feasibility analyses, project management, system models and CASE tools.

All students seeking a B.B.A. degree in the College of Business must complete the business core in addition to the core curriculum. See UTSA Catalog at: catalog.utsa.edu.

Application Development

Advanced Topics in Information Systems

A study of the use of information systems techniques to solve managerial problems. Includes cases where students are asked to design and implement information systems that address various classes of analytic problems. Principles of decision theory are addressed.

Survey of recent developments in information technology. Analysis will focus on applications in the business community and theoretical developments that relate to those applications. Ordinarily taken during semester of graduation.

Introduction to Telecommunications for Business Includes an in-depth look at basic telecommunications terminology and concepts. Introduction to voice and data networks, signaling and multiplexing. Network topologies and protocol fundamentals and architectures are presented and compared. Frame relay, X.25, and ATM packet technologies are introduced. Network security fundamentals are explored.

Essentials of Technology Management

Introduction to Programming Concepts

Intermediate Object-Oriented Programming

Introduction to technical analysis of financial markets. Topics include trend analysis, charting techniques, measures of market sentiment, Dow theory, and cycle theories. Security selection, trading system management, and risk management are explored.

An object-oriented programming course designed to reinforce introductory objectoriented principles learned in IS 2033 and focus on concepts including inheritance, polymorphism, exception handling, data structures, searching and sorting, recursion, generic collections, file processing, object serialization, regular expressions, and GUIs (graphical user interfaces).

This survey course provides an overview of the issues that impact technology management. All technology management subsystems are included: strategy, technology, resource, organizational, project, and people. The course is designed to help students develop the systems thinking necessary to successfully interact with the burgeoning technological world. The course will also provide the opportunity for students to develop the entrepreneurial skills important in managing the design, development, and commercialization of technological goods and services.

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Management Science Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Management Science

Provides methods and techniques that support and  improve  decision‐making  abili es.  It  uses  computers, mathema cs, and sta s cs to analyze,  understand,  visualize,  and  interpret  data  to  meet  organiza onal  challenges.  It  seeks  to  provide  a  ra onal  basis  for  decision  analysis  across  a  broad  spectrum of contemporary business func ons such  as  produc on/opera ons,  marke ng,  finance,  human  resources,  project  management,  logis cs,  forecas ng, and supply chain management.  

Actuarial Science Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Actuarial Science

This major  provides  the  founda on  for  improving  financial  decision‐making  by  developing  models  to  evaluate  the  current  financial  implica ons  of  uncertain future events. Actuaries have been called  financial  architects  and  social  mathema cians  because  of  their  combina on  of  analy cal  and  business skills, which are used to address a growing  variety of financial and social challenges worldwide.  Actuaries  specialize  in  corporate    finance,  investments, banking, insurance or real estate.   

Careers      

Logis cs Manager  Supply Chain Analyst  Distribu on Manager  Job Analyst  Budget Officer  Quality Control  Auditor   Media Planner   Trust Administrator 

 Risk Management   Quan ta ve     

Strategist Reinsurance  Marke ng   Actuarial So ware  Developers  Actuarial Analyst   Opera ng Specialist  

Post‐Graduate Employment*

$59,999

The mean salary from management science  and actuarial science graduates who reported  full‐ me employment only. 

Jobs by Industry 

Employers who recruit and hire UTSA Management Science students ECCA The Har ord Insurance  H‐E‐B  Interna onal Trade Center     

Kelly Services  Na onal Oilwell Varco  Northwestern Mutual  Southwest Business Corpora on   

PepsiCo   Target  Tesoro  USAA  Valero  *Data from Exit Survey 


Management Science & Actuarial Science Sample Major Coursework

All students  seeking  a  B.B.A.  degree  in  the  College of Business must complete the business  core  in  addi on  to  the  core  curriculum.    See  UTSA  Catalog at: catalog.utsa.edu.  

Logis cs Management  Analyzing  managerial  decisions  related  to  the  movement  and  storage  of  supplies,  work‐in‐process,  and  finished  goods,  examining  the  trade‐offs  encountered  by  managers:  costs  and  service  levels,  level  and  modes  of  transporta on  used,  warehousing  and  control  of  inventory  levels,  demand  management  and  forecas ng  master  produc on  scheduling,  just‐in‐ me,  materials  requirements  planning  ,  MRP  II,  DRP,  materials  handling  within  warehouses,  distribu on  of  finished  goods  to  customers,  industrial  packaging, and importance of logis cs to  the  overall  produc vity  of  a  firm  is  inves gated.  

Supply Chain Management (SCM)  Principles,  techniques  and  prac ces  of  corporate    supply  chain  management  are  covered  in  this  course.  The  focus  is  on  the  strategic  coordina on  and  informa on  management  that  integrates  supplier  selec on,  purchasing,  transporta on,  inventory  and  warehousing,  channel  planning and configura on, produc on and  distribu on  from  procurement  of  raw  material  to  customer  sa sfac on.  Business  decision  models  and  techniques  for  facility  loca on,  produc on,  inventory,  transporta on and other opera onal issues  are presented. Currently available so ware  will  be  surveyed  and  cases  of  successful  implementa ons will be analyzed. 

Project Management  This  course  provides  a  prac cal  examina on  of  how  projects  are  managed  from  start  to  finish.  The  emphasis  is  on  planning  and  control  to  avoid  common  pi alls  and manage  risk.  Planning  includes  defining  objec ves,  iden fying  ac vi es,  establishing  precedence  rela onships,  making  me  es mates,  determining  project  comple on  mes,  and  determining  resource  requirements.  CPM/PERT  networks are established, and computer  so ware  (Microso   Project,  WINQSB,  and  Excel)  is  used  to  monitor  and  control the project. 

Applied Regression Analysis  An  introduc on  to  regression  analysis,  with  emphasis  on  prac cal  aspects,  fi ng  a  straight  line,  examina on  of  residuals,        matrix  treatment  of  regression  analysis,  fi ng  and  evalua on  of  general  linear      models,  and nonlinear regression.  

Time‐Series Analysis  Development  of  descrip ve  and  predic ve  models  for  me‐series  phenomena.  A  variety  of  modeling  approaches  will  be  discussed:    decomposi on,  moving  averages,  me‐series  regression,  ARIMA,  and  forecas ng  errors  and  confidence  intervals.  

Probability and Sta s cs  Axioma c probability; random variables;  discrete  and  con nuous  distribu ons;  bivariate  and  mul variate  distribu ons  and  their  applica ons;  mixture  distribu ons;  moments  and  genera ng  func ons, bivariate transforma ons.  

Computer Modeling of Financial  Applica ons  Provides  the  opportunity  to  develop  computer modeling skills and techniques  for  analyzing  financial  situa ons  encountered  in  business,  including  the  analysis  of  financial  statements,  forecas ng,  capital  budge ng,  and  principles  of  investment  analysis  of  securi es.  Financial  issues  involving  uncertainty are examined. 

Produc on/Opera ons Management  This  course  focuses  on  the  produc on  and  opera ons  management  func on  in  business.  It  includes  a  review  of  the  methods  required  for  design,  opera on,  and  improvements  of  the  systems  that  create  products  or  services.  Tradi onal  topics  in  manufacturing  and  service  opera ons  are  inves gated  including  an  introduc on  to  supply  chain  management  concepts. 

Sample Elec ves  ‐ Introduc on to Programming and Data  Management in SAS  ‐ Business Analy cs  ‐ Introduc on to Risk Management    

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Management Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Management

Exposes students to the leadership and administrative tasks involved in transforming complex organizations in rapidly changing environments. Management majors learn to think strategically, to develop a comprehensive view of organizations, and learn to act tactically to direct people, promote effective communication and oversee many different kinds of processes.

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Human Resource Track Human Resource Management is the study of policies and practices that emphasize the contribution of people to organizational success. Human resources is a management specialty in which students acquire expertise in hiring, training and compensating a workforce; understand the role of people in creating competitive advantage; and recognize the contribution human resource managers make to a variety of organization activities.

General Manager Contract Administrator Project Manager Management Analyst Account Manager Meeting and Convention Planner Retail Sales Insurance Underwriter

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Foreign Trade Specialist Management Analyst Export Broker Compliance Specialist Purchasing Agent Employee Benefits Manager Recruiter Labor and Employee Relations Specialist

Post-Graduate Employment*

$48,360

The median salary from Management and Human Resource Management graduates who reported full-time employment only.

Jobs by Industry

Employers who recruit and hire UTSA Management students AmeriCorps AT&T Enterprise HEB International Trade Center

Macy’s National Oilwell Varco Rackspace Google State Farm

Target The Home Depot UnitedHealth Group USAA Valero *Data from 2016 Exit Survey


Management Sample Major Coursework

All students seeking a B.B.A. degree in the College of Business must complete the business core in addition to the core curriculum. See UTSA Catalog at: catalog.utsa.edu.

Understanding People and Organizations A critical examination of behavioral theory as it relates to the management of individuals, dyads, and groups in organizations. Investigation of the organization as an open system of tasks, structures, tools, and people in states of continuous change.

Designing organizations Study of the antecedents and consequences of organizational design and structure. Emphasis on the implications for managing behavior in a rapidly changing global environment.

Leading Organizations and Making Decisions This is an advanced course focusing on traditional and contemporary perspectives on leadership. Because the leader is seen as a decision maker, individual and organizational issues surrounding effective decision making are also addressed in detail.

Managing Human Resources

Managing Teams and Avoiding Conflict This is an advanced course focused on building the skills necessary to work effectively as part of a team. Conflict resolution techniques and effective negotiation techniques are examined in detail.

International Management Topics include an introduction to international management, the role of the cultural, legal, and political environments in shaping management decision making, current developments in forming global business strategies, organizational designs, cross-cultural staffing, global communications and managerial control methodologies. Emphasis on thinking globally and competitively.

Compensating Employees Analyzing, developing, implementing, administering, and performing ongoing evaluation of a total compensation and benefits system for all employee groups consistent with organizational goals.

Sample Electives

Analysis of how organizations attract, motivate, develop, and retain employees, and how they interact with organizations representing employees. Designed to provide students with an opportunity to understand the functional areas of human resource management and the integration of these functions into an effective and efficient human resource management system. Staffing Organizations Planning, developing, implementing, administering, and performing ongoing evaluation of recruiting, hiring, orientation, and organizational exit to ensure that the workforce will meet the organization’s goals and objectives.

- Interpersonal Communication - Business Plan - Comparative International Management Practices

SUPPORTING BUSINESS COMPETENCIES IN THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS Open to students admitted to the College, a supporting business competency is a multidisciplinary collection of elective courses which together provide the student with an opportunity to pursue a specialized market-based skill. The following competencies are offered:  Analytics  Entrepreneurship  International Business  Leading Change  Modeling  Risk Management

UTSA and College of Business Resources Admissions: utsa.edu/admissions Financial Aid: utsa.edu/financialaid Scholarships: utsa.edu/scholarships Undergraduate Advising: utsa.edu/advise College of Business: business.utsa.edu/ Center for Student Professional Development: business.utsa.edu/undergraduate


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Marketing Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Marketing

Marketing helps develop and supplement knowledge and skills for marketplace strategy and decision making through the perspective of both macro and micro levels of marketing. The program stresses the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively analyze, understand, evaluate, interpret, communicate and manage the complex market- directed activities of organizations.

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Sport, Event, & Tourism Management Track Provides students with background in sport, event, and tourism management with an option to specialize in any one area. Prepares students for careers in amateur athletics, facilities management, health and fitness, professional sports, sports media; marketing and management in nonprofit organizations, meeting facilities, trade associations, and corporations; destination management and marketing organizations, hospitality firms, and attractions.

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Account Representative/ Executive Market Research Analyst Customer Service Manager Marketing/Sales Manager VP of Marketing Public Relations Manager Marketing and Managing Amateur Athletics Programs

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Facilities, health, and fitness enterprises Professional sports and sports media Marketing and management in nonprofit organizations Meeting facilities, trade associations, and corporations Hospitality firms and attractions

Post-Graduate Employment*

$52,749 The mean salary from marketing and sport, event, and tourism management graduates who reported full-time employment only.

Jobs by Industry

Employers who recruit and hire UTSA Marketing students Apple Inc.

C.H. Robinson

KC Custom Homes

Olympia Group, INC.

Spurs Sports and Entertainment

Allstate

Country Sugar Events

Kohl’s

Omni Hotels

Target

Bain, Inc.

Culinaria San Antonio

Macy’s

Rackspace

Union Pacific

CE Group

Frost and Sullivan

Nordstrom

Simon Property Group

Universal Orlando

*Data from Exit Survey


Marketing Sample Major Coursework

All students seeking a B.B.A. degree in the College of Business must complete the business core in addition to the core curriculum. See UTSA Catalog at: catalog.utsa.edu.

Marketing Research Explores the techniques of marketing research as the means to discover opportunities for investing the firm’s resources in its product offerings, including research design, sampling, data collection and analysis, and presentation of findings for marketing action.

Consumer Behavior Focus on the customer as a primary consideration in strategic marketing decisions. Analysis of personal and environmental variables in the customer’s world as the basis for market segmentation and subsequent formulation of the marketing mix.

Sport and Event Media Relations Examines the media relations function in sport organizations with a special emphasis on the relationships between journalists and sport organizations, and the role of information specialists. Media relations responsibilities include organizing and managing game/event coverage, promoting events, and developing publicity campaigns.

Event Management This course presents the event planning process from the inception of an event idea through the development stage, planning, and implementation. The model presented in this class pertains to all types of events including meetings, festivals, fairs, expos, recreation and sport events, fundraisers, etc. with a particular focus on project planning, budgeting, and marketing the event.

International Marketing An overview of concepts, processes, and strategies necessary to offer goods and services successfully in the global marketplace. Focus is on analyzing and assessing political, economic, technological, cultural, and competitive climates in global markets; defining the nature of important needs within the consumer and/or business segments of the country; the selection of countries or regions for market expansion strategies; the selection of target customers; and the design of strategies to facilitate market entry and subsequent expansion.

Destination Marketing Emphasizes a strategic approach to marketing for tourism destinations: communities, regions, attractions, and resorts. Focus is on the optimal planning, development, and positioning in the context of the overall marketing plan. Includes consideration of environmental and resource requirements, as well as tourism’s social and cultural ramifications.

Personal Selling Focuses on professional salesmanship. Fundamentals of persuasive interpersonal communication and buyer motivation are stressed as the

Marketing Capstone The course focuses on integrating marketing functions, processes, and concepts into coherent and effective marketing decision making.

Sample Electives - Multicultural Marketing - Service Operations Management - Real Estate Marketing

SUPPORTING BUSINESS COMPETENCIES IN THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS Open to students admitted to the College, a supporting business competency is a multidisciplinary collection of elective courses which together provide the student with an opportunity to pursue a specialized market-based skill. The following competencies are offered:  Analytics  Entrepreneurship  International Business  Leading Change  Modeling  Risk Management

UTSA and College of Business Resources Join and meet others with similar interests in these Admissions: utsa.edu/admissions Registered Business Student Organizations! Financial Aid: utsa.edu/financialaid Scholarships: utsa.edu/scholarships  American Marketing Association (AMA) Undergraduate Advising: utsa.edu/advise College of Business: business.utsa.edu/ Center for Student Professional Development: business.utsa.edu/undergraduate


Explore Business Majors at Real Estate Finance and Development Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Real Estate Finance and Development

Designed for students interested in creating and/or managing businesses associated with

Post-Graduate Employment*

real estate and the conceptualization, financing,

$49,499

developing and construction of real estate projects. Graduates will be able to explore career opportunities in areas such as financial analysis, market analysis, mortgage banking and real estate finance, real estate development and real estate investment.

The mean salary from real estate finance and development graduates who reported full-time employment only.

Jobs by Industry

Careers

Focuses on the study of decision and investment analysis in the real estate industry. Prepares students to manage businesses associated with real estate and the planning, financing, development and construction of building projects. 

Financial Analysis

Market Analysis

Mortgage Banking and Real Estate Finance

Real Estate Development and Investment

Finance Manager

Investment Associate

“The Real Estate and Finance Development (REFD) program provides an individual with so many opportunities to grow professionally, from fun networking events to learning essential software used in the Commercial Real Estate world. The skillset I gained from the CSPD and the REFD program equipped me Jazzel to become an elite candidate for one USAA- Asset and Portfolio Management of the best careers I could have ever imagined.” Analyst

Employers who recruit and hire UTSA Real Estate students AllianceBernstein AXA Advisors Goldman Sachs Jones Lang LaSalle JPMorgan Chase

Markit McFadden & Miller Morgan Stanley Rackspace REMAX

Retail Solutions USAA Wayne Dresser, a GE Energy Business WJ Interests, LLC *Data from Exit Survey


Real Estate Finance and Development

Sample Major Coursework

All students seeking a B.B.A. degree in the College of Business must complete the business core in addition to the core curriculum. See UTSA Catalog at: catalog.utsa.edu.

Principles of Real Estate General introduction to the subject matter and terminology of real estate as a business and profession; federal, state, and local laws governing housing discrimination, equal credit opportunity, and community reinvestment.

Principles of Construction for Real Estate Professionals The principles of construction methods and management with application to sustainable real estate development and adaptive reuse, facility and property management, real estate brokerage and real estate lending. Topics include building code requirements, AIA forms, assembling and interpreting construction documents, construction materials and methods, LEED construction requirements, tenant improvements, construction cost estimating and project cost tracking, and construction project management.

Mortgage Banking and Real Estate Finance Planning, structure, and analysis of real estate financing from the viewpoints of both the users and suppliers of funds; examination of various techniques and legal instruments; institutional constraints and their effects on real estate lending activities; and federal, state, and local laws governing housing discrimination, equal credit opportunity, and community reinvestment.

Principles of Real Estate Investment Analysis of real estate investment alternatives; feasibility and site analysis; tax considerations; income and expense analysis; discounted cash flow analysis; profitability measurement; and forms of ownership.

Real Estate Law Legal environment of real property ownership and transfer and legal brokerage; estates in land; sales contracts; mortgage transactions; title conveyances; landlord and tenant; restrictions and zoning; eminent domain; federal, state, and local laws governing housing discrimination; and equal opportunity and community reinvestment.

Principles of Sustainable Real Estate Development The examination of the principles involved in creating value through the real estate development process. Economic, regulatory, planning, sustainability, financing, management and disposition issues are considered in the marketing and financial analysis of development prospects.

Sample Electives: Sport and Event Facility Management, Real Estate Marketing, Real Estate Appraisal SUPPORTING BUSINESS COMPETENCIES IN THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS Open to students admitted to the College, a supporting business competency is a multidisciplinary collection of elective courses which together provide the student with an opportunity to pursue a specialized market-based skill. The following competencies are offered:  Analytics  Entrepreneurship  International Business  Leading Change  Modeling  Risk Management

UTSA and College of Business Resources Join and meet others with similar interests in these Admissions: utsa.edu/admissions Registered Business Student Organizations! Financial Aid: utsa.edu/financialaid Scholarships: utsa.edu/scholarships  Financial Management Association (FMA) Undergraduate Advising: utsa.edu/advise College of Business: business.utsa.edu/ Center for Student Professional Development: business.utsa.edu/undergraduate


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Statistics

Bachelor of Science Degree in Statistics

This major deals with principles and procedures for  obtaining  and  processing  informa on  in  order  to  make  decisions  in  the  face  of  uncertainty.  In  par cular,  it  deals  with  collec on,  organiza on,  analysis,  and  interpreta on  of  numerical  informa on  to  answer  ques ons  in  almost  every  aspect  of  modern  day  life.  Sta s cal  methods  are  used  to  address  complex  ques ons  common  in  business,  government,  and  science.  Sta s cal  methodology points the way to collec ng the best  possible  informa on  and  using  it  in  the  most  efficient way. 

Post‐Graduate Employment*

$59,999

The mean salary from sta s cs  graduates who reported full‐ me employment only. 

Jobs by Industry 

Careers

Deals with collec on, organiza on, analysis, and  interpreta on of numerical informa on to answer  ques ons in almost every aspect of modern day  life.  

Sta s cian

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Forecaster

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Actuarial Analyst 

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Data Analyst 

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Financial Analyst 

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Stock Plan Analyst 

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Data and Technology Associate 

Heather

“I love math, but wanted to find  a way to apply it to solve real world  problems in a business se ng.  The  applied sta s cs degree is a  wonderful program for this because  you learn sta s cs in an applied  se ng. You can learn real life ways  to use sta s cs and go in depth  with the mathema cal theory.”   

Compliance Data  Analyst, Frost Bank 

Employers who recruit and hire UTSA Statistics students Analy c Focus Frost Bank Goldman Sachs H‐E‐B

IBM Lockheed Mar n Northwestern Mutual Pearson

Proctor & Gamble San Antonio Water System (SAWS) Southwest Research Ins tute Target

Tesoro UnitedHealth Group USAA Wells Fargo *Data from Exit Survey


Statistics Sample Major Coursework

All students seeking a degree in the College of  Business must complete the business core in  addi on to the core curriculum.  See UTSA          Catalog at: catalog.utsa.edu.  

Mathema cal Sta s cs Sampling distribu ons  and  the  Central  Limit  Theorem;  order  sta s cs;  es ma on  including  method  of  moments  and  maximum likelihood;  proper es  of  es mators;  hypothesis  tes ng   including  likelihood  ra o  tests;  introduc on  to  ANOVA  and  regression.  Mul variate Analysis for the Life and Social Sciences

Experiments and Sampling

Applied Regression Analysis

Research techniques  for  collec ng  quan ta ve  data:  sample  surveys,  designed  experiments,  simula ons,  and  observa onal  studies;  development  of  survey  and  experimental  protocols;  measuring  and  controlling  sources  of  measurement error.  

An introduc on  to  regression  analysis,  with  emphasis  on  prac cal  aspects,  fi ng  a  straight  line,  examina on  of  residuals, matrix treatment of regression  analysis, fi ng and evalua on of general  linear models, and nonlinear regression. 

Introduc on to the Design of Experiments

Introduc on to Programming and Data Management in SAS

This course emphasizes applica on  of sta s cs in organiza ons. Topics  include,  but  are  not  limited  to  the  mul variate  normal  distribu on,  tests  on  means,  discriminant  analysis,  cluster  analysis,  principal  components,  and  factor  analysis.  Use  of  so ware  packages  will  be  emphasized.  

General concepts  in  the  design  and  analysis  of  experiments.  Emphasis  will  be  placed  on  both  the  experimental  designs  and  analysis  and  tests  of  the  validity  of  assump ons.  Topics  covered  include  completely  randomized  designs,  randomized  block  designs,  complete  factorials,  frac onal  factorials,  and  covariance analysis.  

This course  introduces  essen al  programming  concepts  using  SAS  so ware,  with  a  focus  on  data  management  and  the  prepara on  of  data  for  sta s cal  analysis.  Topics  include  reading  raw  data,  crea ng  temporary  and  permanent  datasets,  manipula ng  datasets,  data  prompts,  summarizing  data,  displaying  data  using  tables, charts, and plots, and conduc ng  basic sta s cal analyses.  

Probability and Sta s cs

Data Mining

Axioma c probability;  random  variables;  discrete  and  con nuous  distribu ons;  bivariate  and  mul variate distribu ons and their  applica ons; mixture distribu ons;  moments  and  genera ng  func ons,  bivariate  transforma ons.   

Acquisi on, organiza on,  explora on,  and  interpreta on  of  large  data  collec ons.  Data  cleaning,  representa on  and  dimensionality,  mul variate  visualiza on,  clustering,  classifica on,  and  associa on  rule  development.  A  variety  of  commercial  and  research  so ware  packages will be used.  

Sta s cal Applica ons Using SAS so ware Analysis of  datasets  using  the  sta s cal  so ware  package  SAS.  Methods  for  analyzing  con nuous  and  categorical  data  will  be  introduced,  using  procedures  from  Base  SAS,  SAS/GRAPH  and  SAS/STAT  so ware.  Techniques  for  efficient  programming  will  be  stressed.  Examples  will  be  drawn  from  regression  analysis, analysis of variance, categorical  analysis,  mul variate  methods,  simula on, and resampling.  

Sample Elec ves: Discrete Data Analysis, Data Mining, Introduc on to Stochas c Processes, Time‐Series Analysis,  Applied Survival Analysis 

UTSA and College of Business Resources Admissions: utsa.edu/admissions Join and meet others with similar interests in these  Financial Aid: utsa.edu/financialaid Registered Business Student Organiza ons!          Scholarships: utsa.edu/scholarships  American Sta s cal Associa on Student Chapter  Undergraduate Advising: utsa.edu/advise  College of Business: business.utsa.edu/ Center for Student Professional Development: business.utsa.edu/undergraduate   

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