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Department of Accounting

1.0 OBJECTIVES

The objectives of the Department of Accounting of the College of Business and Public Administration are:
A. To provide students with the educational requirements for graduate work in the accounting field; and
B. To provide on the job market, an entry level trained manpower skilled in the accounting profession.

2.0 MAJOR IN ACCOUNTING

2.1 Degree Requirements:
A candidate for the baccalaureate degree of Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Accounting must complete a minimum of 136 semester hours within the following areas:

2 Required science courses - 6credit hrs
3 Required mathematics courses - 12 credit hrs
15 Required liberal arts courses - 31 credit hrs
7 Required core courses in Business - 21 credit hrs
13 Required courses in major - 39 credit hrs
5 Required courses in minor - 15 credit hrs
4 Elective courses - 12 credit hrs
Total credit hours necessary for graduation Male 136 credit hrs and
Female 137 credit hrs.

2.2 Breakdown of Courses:
Two (2) Science courses (6 credit hrs)
BIOL 101 & 102 or 6 Cr/hrs
PHSC 101 & 102

Three (3) Mathematic courses (12 credit hrs)
Math 107, 108 & 203 12 Cr/hrs

Fifteen (15) Liberal Arts courses (31 credit hrs)
ENGL 101, 102, 201 & 202 12 Cr/hrs
FREN 101 & 102 6 Cr/hrs
GEOG 101 3 Cr/hrs
SOSC 102 & 201 6 Cr/hrs
PHED 101 & 102 2 Cr/hrs
R0TC 101, 102, 201 & 202 2 Cr/hrs
ACCT 201 & 202 6 Cr/hrs
MANG 305 3 Cr/hrs

Thirteen (13) courses in major (39Cr/hrs)
ACCT 305, 306, 309, 310, & 314 15 Cr/hrs
ACCT 401,402, 403, 404,405, 406, 409. & 410 24 Cr/hrs

Four (4) Elective Courses (12 Cr./hrs)
MANG 212 or PADM 212 3 Cr/hrs
MANG 307, 318 6 Cr/hrs
PLUS one business related course in the 300 or 400 series.

Minor Courses
SEE MINOR BREAKDOWN
A candidate is expected to attain a minimum grade of "C" in major and minor areas and in English.

Any student with "D" in English and any other business related course will not be allowed to graduate unless such grade is cleared.

FRESHMAN YEAR
FIRST SEMESTER
Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs.
BIOL 101 General Biological Survey I 3.0
PHSC Or Physical Science
ENGL 101 Freshman English I 3.0
FREN 101 Introductory French I 3.0
GEOG 101 Fundamental Physical Geography 3.0
MATH 107 Pre-Calculus Math 4.0
PHED 101 Physical Education 1.0
ROTC 101 Military Science 0.5
ACCT 003 Introduction to Accounting 0.0

Total 17.5

SECOND SEMESTER
Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs.
BIOL 102 Gen. Biological Survey II
PHSE or Physical Science
ENGL 102 Freshman English II
FREN 102 Introductory French II
SOSC 102 Introduction to SOSC.
MATH 108 Moths for decision making
PHED 102 Physical Education
ROTC 102 Military Science
ACCT 003 Introduction to Accounting
Total 17.5

* see page 13 for information on Physical Education.
** Students who registered and successfully passed this course are not compelled to re-do it.

Also, students who are desirous of majoring in Accounting must preferably attain a minimum grade of 'B' in this course before doing Accounting 201. (ACCT. 003)

* Liberian females and foreign students must do additional three 3 Cr/hr to replace ROTC course. PADM 201 is recommended.

SOPHOMORE YEAR

FIRST SEMESTER
Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs.
ACCT 201 Accounting Principle I 3.0
ECON 203 Principles of Economics (Micro) 3.0
ENGL 201 Sophomore Engl. I 3.0
MATH 203 Calculus for non-Science 4.0
Major 3.0
ROTC 201 Military Science 0.5
SOSC 201 The Liberian Society 3.0

Total 19.5

SECOND SEMESTER
Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs.
ACCT 202 Accounting Principle II 3.0
ECON 204 Principles of Economics (Macro) 3.0
ENGL 202 Sophomore English II 3.0
MANG 212 Principles of Management 3.0
Or
PADM 212 Introduction to Public Adm.
For non-public Adm. major
(compulsory Elective) 3.0
ROTC 202 Military Science 0.5

Total 15.5

JUNIOR YEAR

FIRST SEMESTER
Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
ACCT 305 Intermediate Accounting I 3.0
ACCT 309 Cost Accounting I 3.0
ECON 313 Business & economic Statistics I 3.0
MANG 305 Business Data Processing 3.0
MANG 307 Principles of Bus Law (Compulsory) 3.0
Minor I 3.0

Total 18.0

SECOND SEMESTER
Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
ACCT 305 Intermediate Accounting I 3.0
ACCT 310 Cost Accounting II 3.0
ACCT 314 Managerial Accounting 3.0
ECON 314 Business & economic Statistics II 3.0
MANG 318 Financial Management (Compulsory) 3.0
Minor II 3.0

Total 18.0

SENOOR YEAR
FIRST SEMESTER
Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
ACCT 401 Advance Accounting I 3.0
ACCT 403 Accounting System & Control 3.0
ACCT 405 Auditing I 3.0
ACCT 409 Elements of Taxation 3.0
Minor III 3.0
Minor IV 3.0
Total 18.0

SECOND SEMESTER
Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
ACCT 402 Advance Accounting II 3.0
ACCT 404 Accounting Theory 3.0
ACCT 406 Auditing II 3.0
ACCT 410 Government Budgt. & Acct System 3.0
Minor V 3.0
Total 15.0

2.4 ELECTIVE COVRSE
Students majoring in Accounting are required to do four (4) electives courses as follows:
MANG 212 or PADM 212 - Principles of management for Non-management majors or introduction to Public Administration.
MANG 307 - Principles of Business Law
Mang3l 8- Financial management
PLUS one (1) other course from a related field (ex. Acct., Econ.,
MANG, or PADM in the 300 or 400 level) MANG 306 or MANG
308 is recommended.

3.0 MINOR COURSES
3.1 MINOR IN ACCOUNTING

Students who minor in Accounting are required to do the following
five (5 courses in addition to Accounting 003, 201, and 202.
ACCT 305 Intermediate Accounting I
ACCT 306 Intermediate Accounting II
ACCT 309 Cost Accounting I
ACCT 310 Cost Accounting II
ACCT 403 Accounting Systems & Controls

3.2 MINOR IN GONOMICS
Students minoring in Economics are expected to complete the following five (5) courses in addition to Econ. 203, 204, 313, & 314;
ECON 303 Intermediate Micro Economics I
ECON 304 Intermediate Micro Economics II
ECON 309 intermediate Macro Economics I
ECON 310 intermediate Macro Economics II
PLUS any one (1) other course in the 400 series listed below:
ECON 401 Topics in Economics Theory
ECON 413 Development Economics I
ECON 414 Development Economics II
ECON 407 Public Finance I
ECON 408 Public Finance II
ECON 409 Money and Banking I
ECON 410 Money and Banking II
ECON 421 Intermediate Economics I
ECON 422 Intermediate Economics II
ECON 423 Agricultural Economics I
ECON 424 Agricultural Economics II
ECON 425 Industrial Economics I
ECON 426 industrial Economics II
ECON 427 Mathematics for Economics I
ECON 428 Mathematics for economics II
ECON 429 Economics History
ECON 430 History of Economic Thought
ECON 431 Labour Economics I
ECON 432 Labour Economics II
ECON 433 Resources Economics
ECON 436 Managerial Economics

3.3 MINOR IN MANAGEMENT
Students who minor in Management are expected to complete the following five (5) courses in addition to MANG 212, 305, & 318:
MANG 301 Organizational Behavior - compulsory
MANG 310 Human Resources Management - compulsory
MANG 314 Marketing Management - compulsory

MANG 436 Small Business Management - compulsory
PLUS ONE (1) other course in the 400 series listed below.
MANG 430 Business Policy and Strategy
MANG 404 Marketing research
MANG 406 International Marketing
MANG 407 Productions and Operation Management
MANG 408 Investment and Portfolio analysis
MANG 409 Advertising and Sales Promotion
MANG 410 Topics in Financial Management
MANG 411 Retail Management
MANG 412 Project Management
MANG 413 Financial Institutions a-u Markets
MANG 414 Wages and Salary Administration
MANG 415 Insurance and Risk Management
MANG 416 Manpower Planning and Development
MANG 417 Purchasing Administrative & Managerial Management
MANG 421 Quantitative Methods in Management
MANG 425 Managerial Psychology

3.4 MINOR IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
Students who minor in Public Administration are expected to complete the following five (5) courses:
Pre-requisite for all 300 entries series are:
PADM 201, and 202
PADM 308 (compulsory, elective). Public Organizational
Structure and behavior
PLUS any two (2) courses in the 300 series listed below:
PADM 304 Development Planning Association
PADM 306 Administrative Law
PADM 307 Administrative Theory and Practice
PADM 311 Government Budgetary Process
PADM 317 Organizational Communication
PLUS Any two (2) courses in the 400 series listed bow:
PAD 401 Comparative Public Administration
PADM $02 Rural Administration and Public Enterprise
PADM 430 Public Personnel Administration
PADM 405 Public Finance Administration
PADM 406 Public Enterprise

4.0 COURSE DESCRIPTION

Accounting 003 - Introduction to Accounting (Pre-requisite: Freshman): The purpose of this course is to ensure that the student is equipped with a thorough understanding of bookkeeping and its application to practical problems. Areas to be covered in this course are: historical development of accountancy, the underlying principles of accounting, the basic accounting equation, introduction to double entry, bookkeeping system, basic bookkeeping II, cash transaction, basic accounting procedures, balancing of accounting and total balance, role of accounting information; the double entry system; expense and revenues and the effect of profit or loss on capital, measurement of income, distinction between capital and revenues expenditure; incomplete records and single entry income and expenditure accounting receipts and payments accounts; general accounting concepts and convention; basic principles of costing.

ACCOUTING 201 - PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I
Pre-requisite: Sophomore standing: Math 107 and 108, English 101 and 102, ACCT 003 (Note: sophomore standing means 27 credits must have been completed). The course embodies the basic concepts of financial accounting or areas in Accounting such as Accounting for merchandise enterprises, System and controls, receivables, payables and inventory, deferrals, accruals, plant assets and intangible assets, payroll systems, concepts and principles are induced.

ACCOUNTING 202 - PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING II
Pre-requisite: Accounting 201: This course is a continuation of Accounting 201. It includes partnership, corporation accounting, capital stock transaction, financial statement analysis, introduction to standard cost accounting, Cost/Volume, profit analysis process and job order costing, and statement of cash flows.

ACCOUNTING 305 - INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING
Pre-request: Accounting 201 and 202
This course covers in greater depth the Accounting concepts and principles introduced in accounting 201 and 202 through examination of theory, principles and problems, cash flow valuation, long term investment, bonds payables, fixed assets, acquisition, utilization and retirement depreciation, depletion, and intangible assets.

ACCOUNT1N 306 - INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING II
Pre-requisite: Accounting 305
Conceptual view point of current liabilities, basic payments, pension loan, investment capital, retained earning, quasi-organization Accounting ratio and analysis and statement of changes in financial position.

ACCOUNING 309 - COST ACCOUNTING I
Pre-requisite: Accounting 202
Study of basic ratio principles and procedures in the field of Cost Accounting; Areas covered include Manufacturing accounts, unit cost determination under the job order and process cost systems, materials variance analysis, costing of multiple products and direct costing form an integral part of this course.

ACCOUNTING 310 - COST ACCOUNTING II
Pre-requisite: Accounting 309
Managerial applications of accounting data and quantitative method of planning and control form the core of this course. Topics such as cost behavior, cost volume/profit analysis, responsibility accounting, profit - performance evaluation, and decisions, are drastically evaluated.

ACCOUNTING 314 - MANAGRIAL ACCOUNTING
Pre-requisite: Accounting 202, Management 212 & MANG 204
This course concentrates on the study of the analysis of organization of financial statement for managerial decision making, determination of reference operating ratios, emphasizing the special problem of the developing nations.

ACCOUNTIUG 401 - ADVANCED ACCOUNTING I
Pre-requisite: Accounting 305, 306, 309 & 310
This course examines various aspects of partnership formation and creation, dissolution and the liquidation, installment sales consignment, home and branch accounting, visions mergers and consolidations.

ACCOUNTNG 402 - ADVANCED ACCOUNTING II
Pre-requisite: Accounting 401
The course begins where Accounting 401 leaves off. It covers investments carried by the cost and equity methods, foreign branches and subsidiaries receivership accounting, estates, and trust and non-profit services organization.

ACCOUNTING 403 - ACCOUNTING SYSTEM AN CONTROL
Pre-requisite: Accounting 305, 306, 309, & 310
This course is devoted primarily to the basic concepts of accounting system, and the evaluation of various systems in operation.

ACCOUNTING 405 - AUDITING I
Pro-requisite: Accounting 305, 306, 309 and 310
The course examines the role of the independent and intern professional entitles, legal liabilities of the auditor, audits application accounting theory and principles, controls, evidential matter, statistical sampling and papers, and examination of records.

ACCOUNTING 406 - AUDITING II
Prerequisite: Accounting 405
This course concentrates on the specific areas of auditing securities and other investments, receivables, inventories and cost of sales, property, plant & prepaid expenses, deferred charges, tangible owners' equity. Students will do an internship with auditing or some reputable auditing firms to gain practical experience in the field of auditing.

ACCOUNTING 409 - ELEMENTS OF TAXATION
Pre-requisite: Accounting 305, 306, 309, and 310.
The purpose of this course is to ensure that students' appreciation for the general rules of taxation, the relevant tax laws and application to the general rule, the ability to apply these commutations are maintained. The outline of government fiscal system administration, procedures for assessment, appeal, postponement of taxes, the liability of taxation on individuals, among others, the treatment of losses, the distinction between expenditure and revenues items, the rules for capital allowance, other related taxes, practical miscellaneous taxes, payroll, tax, etc.

ACCOUNTING 410-GOVERNMENT BUDGETING & ACCOUNTING SYSTEM
Pre-requisite: Accounting 306 and 310
This course is a study of the control of Government revenue and expenditures through the mechanics of budgeting and accounting for the various sources of government revenues; how they are collected and controlled through financial planning and accounting are discussed properly.

ACCOUNTING 499: DIRECTED STUDY
Pre-requisites: As designated by the Chairman and approved by the Dean, study in or in addition to required courses in accounting for qualified individuals.

Department of Economics

Objectives:

The principal objectives of the Department of Economics of the College of Business & Public Administration are:

(a) To stimulate students' interest in and prepare them for graduate study and research; and

(b) To meet the market demand of making available skilled labor to both public organization and business firms in the economy.

Major in Economics:

Degree requirements:

A candidate for the Bachelor of Science degree (B.Sc.) in economics must complete a minimum of 136 semester hours within the following areas:
(a) 2 (Two) required Science courses (6 credit hours)
(b) 3 (Three) required Mathematics courses (12 credit hours)
(c) 15 (Fifteen) required Liberal Arts courses (31 credit hours)
(d) 7 (Seven) required Core courses (21 credit hours)
(e) 13 (Thirteen) required courses in Major (39 credit hours)
(f) 5 (Five) courses in Minor (15 credit hours)
(g) 4 (Four) Elective courses (12 credit hours)

These are necessary to bring the total credit hours to 136. A candidate is expected to attain a minimum grade of "C" in major and minor area and in English.

FOUR YEARS ACADEMIC PROGRAMME

(FRESHMAN YEAR)
FIRST SEMESTER

Course No Course Title Cr/Hrs

BIO/PHSC 101 General Biological Survey - I
Or Physical Science I 3
ENGL 101 Freshman English I 3
FREN 101 Introduction to French I 3
GEOG 101 Fundamental of Geography 3
MATH 107 Pre-Calculus Mathematics 4
PHED 101 Physical Education 1
ROTC 101 Military Science 0.5
ACCT 003 Intro to Principles of ACCT. _____0_
17.5

SECOND SEMESTER

Course No Course Title Cr/Hrs

BIO/PHSC 102 General Biological Survey II
Or Physical Science II 3
ENGL 102 Freshman English II 3
FREN 102 Introduction to French II 3
SOSC 102 Introduction to Social Science 3
MATH 108 Pre-Calculus Mathematics 4
PHED 102 Physical Education 1
ROTC 102 Military Science 0.5
______
17.5

SOPHOMORE YEAR
FIRST SEMESTER

Course No Course Title Cr/Hrs

ACCT 201 Principles of Accounting I 3
ECON 203 Principles of Econ (Micro) I 3
ENGL 201 Sophomore English I 3
MATH 203 Calculus for non Science majors 4
ROTC 201 Military Science 0.5
SOSC 201 Liberian Society __ 3_
16.5

SECOND SEMESTER

Course No Course Title Cr/Hrs

ACCT 202 Principles of Accounting I 3
ECON 204 Principles of Econ (Micro) I 3
ENGL 202 Sophomore English I 3
MANG 203 Principle of Management 3 OR
PADM 201 Introduction to PADM
ROTC 201 Military Science 0.5
Minor __3__
15.5

JUNIOR YEAR
FIRST SEMESTER

Course No Course Title Cr/Hrs

ECON 303 Intermediate Micro I 3
ECON 309 Intermediate Macro I 3
ECON 313 Business & Economics Statistics I 3
ECON 319 Mathematics for Economics
(Compulsory Elective) 3
MANG 305 Introduction to Computer 3
Minor __ __ 3_
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SECOND SEMESTER

Course No Course Title Cr/Hrs

ECON 304 Intermediate Micro II 3
ECON 310 Intermediate Macro II 3
ECON 314 Business & Economics Statistics II 3
ECON 320 Survey of the Liberian Economy
(Compulsory Elective) 3
Elective 3
Minor 3_
18

SENIOR YEAR
FIRST SEMESTER

Course No Course Title Cr/Hrs
Econ 401 Topics in Economics 3
Econ 413 Development Economics I 3
Plus and two of the following)
Econ 407 Public Finance I 3
Econ 409 Money & Banking I 3
Econ 421 International Economics I 3
Econ 423 Agriculture Economics I 3
Econ 425 Industrial Economics I 3
Econ 429 History of Economics Thought I 3
Econ 431 Labour Economics I 3
Econ 433 Resource Economics I 3
Econ 436 Managerial Economics 3
Minor 3
Elective 3_
18

SECOND SEMESTER
Course No Course Title Cr/Hrs
Econ 404 Econometrics 3
Econ 414 Development Economics II 3
(Plus any two of the following)
Econ 408 Public Finance II 3
Econ 410 Money & Banking II 3
Econ 422 International Economics II 3
Econ 424 Agriculture Economics II 3
Econ 426 Industrial Economics II 3
Econ 430 Hist. of Economic Thought II 3
Econ 432 Labour Economics II 3
Econ 434 Resource Economics II 3
Econ 436 Managerial Economics 3
Minor 3
Elective 3_
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Economics Major who wishes to Minor in Mathematic

Students majoring in Economics with minor in Mathematics are required to complete the following five courses in addition to Math 201:
Math 109 : Introduction to Computer Programming
Math 202 : Calculus I
Math 204 : Linear Algebra
Math 301 : Calculus II
Math 203 : Differential Equations
Math 305 : Probability & Statistics I
Math 404 : Probability & Statistics II

Pre-Requisites
Math 107 :
Math 108 :
Math 201 :

Course Options for Demography Minor

Students with minor in Demography are required to select the following combination of courses that are relevant to their majors:

Economics Major

Course Number Credit Hour
Demography 201/Econ 313 3
Demography 202 3
Demography 301 3
Demography 302 3
Demography 401 3
Demography 402 3
Demography 403 3
Demography 404 3

Geography Major Who Wishes to Minor in Economics

Course Number Credit Hours
Economics 203 3
Economics 204 3
Economics 303 3
Economics 304 3
Economics 309 3
Economics 310 3

Plus one course in Econ 400 series
Economics 423 or 425 3

Management Major Who Wishes to Minor in Economics

Course Number Credit Hours
Economics 203 3
Economics 204 3
Economics 303 3
Economics 304 3
Economics 309 3
Economics 310 3
Economics 313 3
Economics 314 3
Plus one course in 400 series
Economics 436 or 431 3
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Public Administration Major who wishes to Minor in Economics

Course Number Credit Hours
Economics 203 3
Economics 204 3
Economics 303 3
Economics 304 3
Economics 309 3
Economics 310 3
Economics 313 3
Economics 314 3
Plus one course in 400 series
Economics 421 or 431 3

Mathematics Major who wishes to Minor in Economics

Course Number Credit Hours
Economics 203 3
Economics 204 3
Economics 303 3
Economics 304 3
Economics 309 3
Economics 310 3
Economics 313 3
Economics 314 3
Plus one course in 400 series
Economics 401 or 404 3

Accounting Minor

Course Number Credit Hours
Acct 003 3
Acct 201 3
Acct 202 3
Acct 305 3
Acct 309 3
Acct 306 3
Acct 309 3
Acct 310 3
Acct 403 3
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Public Administration

General Requirements

Course No.
PADM 201
PADM 202

Core Courses for Minor 300 Series 3 Required

Course No.
PADM 308
PADM 304
PADM 307
PADM 311
PADM 317

400 SERIES 2 REQUIRED

Course No.
PADM 401
PADM 402
PADM 403
PADM 405
PADM 406

MANAGEMENT MINOR

MANG 203
MANG 204
MANG 301
MANG 314
MANG 310
MANG 318
MANG 436


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MINOR IN SOCIOLOGY

Course No. Course Title
SOCI 201 Introduction to Sociology
SOCI 301 Marriage & the Family
SOCI 302 Social Change or
SOCI 303 Criminal Behavior or
SOCI 304 Rural Sociology or
SOCI 305 Urban Sociology or
SOCI 300 Social Institution or
SOCI 306 Social Satisfaction
SOCI 400 Community Development

Minor in Political Science

Course No. Course Title
POSC 300 Introduction to Political Science
POSC 302 Ancient Political Thought or
POSC 303 Modern Political Thought
POSC 350 Introduction to Comparative Government & Politics
POSC 351 Liberia Government and Politics
POSC 360 Introduction to International Relations
POSC 468 The formulation & Implementation of Foreign Policy Objectives & Orientations


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Econ 203 : Principles of Microeconomics I
(Pre-requisite: Mathematics 107, and 108;
Engl. 101 & 102)

The Nature and Scope of Economics; the Economic System, Scarcity and Opportunity Costs; Supply and Demand; Elasticity, Concepts, Problems and Application; Applications of Demand and Supply; the Economics of Agriculture, the Theory of Household Behavior. Consumer Behavior; the Theory of Production; Nature of Cost Curves. Market Structure - Perfect Competition, Monopoly.

Econ 204 : Principles of Macroeconomics II
(Pre-requisite: Econ. 203)

Varieties of Macroeconomic Thinking, Measuring Aggregate Output, Income and Prices, Aggregate Demand and Income Determination, Fluctuations of Aggregate Demand (GNP), Fiscal Policy, Mechanisms, Problems and Issues. Money: What it is and what it does. The Supply of Money;

Monetary Policy Mechanisms - Problems and Issues; Inflation and Unemployment, Defining the Problem; Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply. Inflation and Unemployment; the Gains from Trade; International Exchange, Trade Policy, Mechanics, Problems and Issue, Economic Development and World Poverty.

Econ 303 : Intermediate Microeconomic Theory I
(Pre-requisite: 203)

Economic Model building; Positive and Normative Economics. Micro and Macroeconomics; Comparative Static and Dynamic Models. Consumer Behavior and Demand Theory, Cardinal Utility Approach to Demand Theory: Law of Diminishing Marginal Utility, Consumer Equilibrium, Marshal's Derivation of Law of Demand, Ordinal Utility Approach, Indifference Curve Analysis; Principle of Diminishing Marginal Rage of Substitution, Consumer Equilibrium, Price Consumption Curve; Income Consumption Curve; Income Effect, Substitution Effect, Price Effect, Inferior Good, Giffen Good, Revealed Preference Approach, Brief Treatment, Demand Function, Individual and Market Demand Schedules and Curves, Ceteris Paribus Assumption,
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Econ 304 : Intermediate Microeconomic Theory II
(Pre-requisite: Econ 303)

Monopoly, Definition and Assumption of Model, Demand Curve under Discrimination, Monopolistic Competition, Meaning, Product Differentiation, Many Seller, Pricing Decision under Monopolistic Competition, Short-run and Long-rum Equilibrium, Excess Capacity.

Oligopoly, Concepts, Duopoly Models, Kinked Demand Curved, Theory of Games (brief introduction), Brief Discussion of Behavioral Theories of the Firm, Theory of Distribution, Marginal Productivity Theory in Perfectly Competitive Markets, Demand for a Factor of Production, Supply of a Variable Factor, Product Exhaustion, Distribution and Relative Factor Share, Elasticity of Substitution, Technological Progress, Modifications of the Theory - Introduction of Imperfections in Product and Factor Markets, Monopoly and Monosony, Trade Unions.

Theory of Rent, Richardian Treatment, Modern Treatment - Derived Demand, Transfer Costs, Opportunity Costs Quasi-rent, Capital and Interest: as an Application of Marginal Productivity Theory, Determination of Rate of Interest by Supply and Demand. Welfare Economics; Pareto Optimality, Optimum Conditions of Production and Exchange, the Role of Welfare Economics in Modern Economic Analysis

Econ 309 : Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory I
(Pre-requisite: Econ 204)

Introduction; macroeconomic variables; functional relationships and parameters; National Income and National Product Accounting; Circular Flow of Income and Spending; Classical Macroeconomics; Say's Law of Market; the Quantity Theory of Money; Savings, Investment and the Rate of Interest to the Classical Full-Employment Equilibrium, Wicksell's Formation: Monetary and Fiscal Policy in Classical Economics. Keynesian Macroeconomics; the Consumption Function; The Multiplier, Simple Keynesian Model, Liquidity Preference and the Speculative Demand for Money; the Liquidity Trap; Extensions of the Simple Keynesian Model, Government - Expenditure Multiplier;
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Balanced-Budget Multiplier; Investment and Foreign-Trade Multiplier; Policy Implications of the Keynesian Model, Aggregate Demand and Supply Curves. Theory of Inflation; Demand-Pull and Cost-Push Inflation; the Dynamics of Inflation, Hyper-Inflation and Creeping Inflation, Philips Curve, Controls of Inflation.

Econ 310 : Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory II
(Pre-requisite: Econ. 309)

Consumption Demand; Absolute Income, Life Cycle, Permanent Income and Relative Income Hypothesis; Theory of Investment; Motivation of Investment, Determination of "Present" Value of Investment, Marginal Efficiency of Capital, Acceleration Principle. Combination of the Classical and Keynesian Models; the Equality of Saving and Investment; Introduction of Supply and Demand for Money; the Hicks-Hansen Analysis and Synthesis; Flexible Wages and Employment, Critical Evaluation of the Keynesian Model. The Demand for Money and Supply

Theory Economic Growth

The Classical Growth Model: Harrod-Domar Growth Model; Policy Implications.
External Trade; Theory of Economic Policy

Econ 313 : Statistics for Economics and Business I
(Pre-requisite: Econ.203, 204 & Math 203)

Introduction to Statistics; Collection of Statistical Data; Sampling; Presentation of Data by Tables and Charts; Measures of Central Tendency (The Arithmetic Mean, Geometric Mean, Median, Mode - using both ungrouped and grouped data); Index Numbers (Price Index, Quantity Index); Correlation Analysis and Regression Analysis (Scatter Diagram and free hand determination of association in bi-variation distribution, The Correlation Coefficient as a numerical measure); Source of some Liberian Data; Time Series Data.


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Econ 314 : Statistics for Economics and Business II
(Pre-requisite: Econ. 313)

Introduction to Probability (Multiplication Rules, Permutation, Combination); Concepts of Probability (Probability Experiment and Outcome, Sample Space and Events, Classical Probability, Empirical Probability, Subjective Probability); Basic Rules of Probability (Addition Rule 1 and 2, Multiplication Rule 1 and 2, Baye's Theorem); Probability Distribution (Discrete Probability Distribution, Continuous Probability Distribution) Sampling Methods and Distribution (Method of Selecting Samples, Sampling Distribution of the Mean, Sampling Distribution of the Proportion); Statistical Induction - Process and Application (Point Estimate and Confidence Interval, Interval Estimation); Test of Hypothesis (Two-tails Test and One-tail Test, Type I and Type II Error); Statistical Quality Control (General Descriptions, Variable Control Charts, Control Charts for Attributes, Acceptance Sampling)

Econ 319 : Applied Mathematics for Economists
(Pre-requisite: Econ.203, 204 & Math 203)

Review of Basic Mathematic Concepts; Derivations, Rules for Differentiation, Integral, Calculus, Differences and Differential Equations, Mathematical Treatment of the Theory of Consumer Behavior, Axioms of Consumer Behavior; Utility Functions, Budget Lines, Consumer Utility Maximization, Derivation of Demand Curves; Price and Income Elasticities, Complements and Substitutes; Normal

Inferior and Giffen Good, Mathematical Treatment of Production Theory, Production Functions; Cobb-Douglas, Constant Elasticity of Substitution (CES), and Homogenous Production Functions, Derivation of the Isoquant, the Expansion Path, and the Elasticity of Substitution; Producer Profit Maximization, The Applications of Difference and Differential Equations to the Analysis of Economic Fluctuations and the "Cobweb" Model. Review of Probability Distributions of Importance of Economic Problems: Normal, Binomial, Poison, Multi-variate Distributions, Construction of Index Numbers: Time Series Analysis, Basic Design of Questionnaires and Analysis of Variance of Experimental (or Survey Date - Applications to Economic Data, Tests of Significance, Correlation and Regression (Simple and Multiple) Analysis, Economic Interpretation of Regression Coefficients of Demand and Supply Functions, Derivation of Elasticities of Demand and Supply, Economic Policy Implications.
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Econ 320 : Survey of the Liberian Economy and
ECOWAS
(Pre-requisite: Econ. 203 & 204)

National Income Accounting, Income, Expenditure and Production Approaches to Estimating National Income, National Income, National Income as a Measure of Welfare, Problems and Methods of Comparing Income Between Countries. Structure of the Economy; Changes in Liberia's Economic Structure, Theories of Structural Changes. Growth Performance of the Aggregate Economy; Accounting for Growth; sectors, Growth Performance and Structure; Agriculture, Manufacturing, Mining and Quarrying and Construction, Services, etc. Population, Labor Force and Economic Growth, Labor Force Participation, Unemployment and Employment Migration.

Econ 401 : Economic Theory
(Pre-requisite: Econ. 314, 319)

The Nature of Economic Theory; Theory of Consumer Behavior and Firm Behavior; Treatment of Maximization Problems under given Constraints. General Equilibrium Analysis under Different Market Situations with the Conditions for an Optimum Solution Expressed

Mathematically, Introduction to Welfare Economics and Economics of Socialism. National Income Accounting Revisited, National Income Determination, Harrod-Domar Growth Models and Macro-models using Difference Equations, Growth in the Context of Adjustment; Growth and Technological Change.

Theory of Unemployment and Inflation; Mercantilism and the Transition from Feudalism to Capitalism, The Classical School, The Marxian Theory of Capitalist Development, Economic Historicism, The Marginal Approach, The Neo-classical Model, Keynes and the Impact of His Thought on Economic Analysis and Policy, Modern Trends of Thought.

Econ 404 : Introduction to Econometrics
(Pre-requisite: Econ. 304, 310, 314, & 401)

The Meaning and Purpose of Econometrics; econometrics of demand; econometric demand equations, theory of the disturbance; terms; cross-

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sectional Analysis, and Engel Curves. Econometric Methods: Least Square (LS) Tests of Original Hypothesis, and Analysis of Residuals, A Battery of Statistical and Economic Tests of the Economic and Statistical Hypotheses of the Equation of Relation, Co-efficient of Correlation, Determination, Variation, t-Tests, Test for Randomness or Serial Correlation of the Disturbances of Graphing the Residuals, and by the Durbin-Watson 'd' Statistic, The General Linear Equation or Relation with many Variables Estimated by Classical Least Square, and Using Matrix Methods, The Sample Error Co-variance Matrix of Estimated Parameters, Econometrics of the Firm and of Supply. Models Embodying Many Equations: Least Squares Bias in the Estimation of Parameters in Simultaneous Equations System, Elementary Methods of Attaching this Bias Problem, Indirect Least Squares (ILS), Instrumental Variables (IV), Two-Stage Least Squares (TL), Rules for Testing Identification, Laboratory Exercise Involves a Simple Three Equation Model of the Economy of Liberia, in which one over-identified three variable equation is estimated by LS and TL. The TL result is put through all of the tests. Miscellaneous Econometric Problems: Collinearity of Explanatory Variables, Delayed Responses and Lagged Variables, Estimation when Disturbances are Serially Correlated, Use of Artificially or Shift Variable (Dummy Variables), Testing for Change of Structure - Chow Test.

Performance; Pricing Problems of Public Enterprises. Government Policy and Cost- Benefit Analysis; location of Industry and Regional/Rural Development Policy.

Econ 407 : Public Finance I
(Prerequisite: Econ. 304, 310 & 320)

The study of public finance; the nature and objectives of public finance; Some Theoretical foundations: Efficiency criteria, Market failure and Externalities, Internalizations and Coase Theorem. Public expenditures; the theory of public (Social) and Quasi-public goods; Allocative, Redistributive and stabilization effects of public expenditure; growth of public expenditures and determinants; cost benefit approach to public sector investments; concepts and processes in budgetary analysis. Taxation; basic theoretical issues in taxation, principles and objectives of taxation, efficiency and equity considerations, taxable capacity; etc.

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Econ 408 : Public Finance II
(Pre-requisite: Econ. 407)

Taxation (Cont'd), Summary Review of Basic Theoretical Issues, Incidence: Partial Versus General Equilibrium Analysis, Analysis of Various Categories of Taxes, Effects of Personal Income Taxes on the Supply of Effort, Savings, Risk-taking. Fiscal Policy Analysis, Aims and Principles, Fiscal Capacity, Need and Performance, Fiscal Policy and the Problem and the Problem of Stabilization: - The Balance Budget Argument, Discretionary Changes and Automatic Stabilizers, Alternative Approaches to Fiscal Policy and Policy-Mix, Public Debt Analysis: - Nature and Purpose of Borrowing - Burden and Intergenerational Equity Issues, Aspects of Public Finance in Least Developed Countries (LDCs): - The Taxation Problem - Fiscal Policy and the Problem of Development.

Econ 409 : Money and Banking I
(Pre-requisite: Econ. 304 & 310)

Review of IS-LM Framework in both Classical and Keynesian Context, Theories of Demand - Classical, Keynesian, the Monetarists and the Restatement of the Quantity Theory, Demand for Money in Liberia, The

Supply of Money, Monetary Aggregates in Liberia, Theories of Inflation and Effects of Inflation, Theories of Interest Rates; Term Structure of Interest Rates; Objectives, Instruments and Targets of Monetary Policy, Monetary Policy in Liberia.

Econ 410 : Money and Banking II
(Pre-requisite: Econ. 409)

The Barter System, Development of Money, Coinage, Types of Money, Definitions, Characteristics and Functions, History and Principles of Commercial Banking in Advanced Economies, Commercial Banking in Less Developed Economies, Money Markets and Non-Banking Financial Institutions. Currency Boards and Central Banking in both Advanced and Less Developed Economies, Money and Banking in Liberia, Its History and evolution, the structure of Commercial Banks, the Central Bank and the banking system; the supply of money, Other Institutions as Sources of Capital Funds; the Mobilization of Domestic savings, Specialized Credit Institutions.

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Econ 413 : Economic Development and Growth I
(Pre-requisite: Econ. 304, 310 & 320)

Introduction to the Study of Growth and Development, Definitional Aspects of Growth and Development, Traditional and the New Economic View on Development, Common Characteristics of Least Developed Countries (also some basic diversities). Selected Theories of Growth and Development; Classical, Neo-classical (Solow - type), Marxian, Neo-Marxian, Harrod-Domar, Rostow and Lewis-Ranis-Fei.

Some Strategies of Growth and Development, Agricultural Transformation and Rural Development, Export-led Growth, Industrialization and Import Substitution, Poverty and Income Distribution, Education and Manpower, Population, Urbanization and Migration, Summaries of some other strategies, Big Push, Balanced and Unbalanced Approaches, etc.

Econ 414 : Development and Growth II
(Pre-requisite: Econ. 413)

Development Planning; the Rationale behind Planning, The Planning Process, Some Characteristics and Models, Problems of Implementation. Project Evaluation; Basic Concepts in Cost Benefit Analysis, Criteria for Investment, Private and Public, Shadow Pricing Mobilization of Capita: Domestic and Foreign Some; Pertinent Issues of 1980s and Beyond. Development Problems revisited; Summary Review of Current Issues on the Short-term and Long-term Nature of the Growth and Development, Development Crises, Emphasis will be placed on Sub-Saharan African Swapping, The Debt Crisis and Swapping, The New International Economic Order (NIECO), TNCs and Economic Development.

Econ 421 : International Trade Theory and Policy I
(Pre-requisite: Econ 304 & 310)

The Changing Pattern of World Trade, Theories of International Trade - Classical, Hecksher-Ohlin and Alternative Trade Theories, Trade Policy - Economic Analysis of Various Instruments of Trade Intervention, Trade Strategies for Development, Economic Integration, GATT, UNCTAD, and Developing Countries, Trade Preferences, Commodities and Commodity Agreements, Theories of Foreign Direct Investment, The Transnational Companies in World Economy.

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Econ 422 : International Monetary and Financial
Institutions II
(Pre-requisite: Econ. 421)

The Balance of Payments Accounting, Exchange Rates - Fixed and Flexible Rates, The Balance of Payments Adjustment Process, International Monetary System - Breton Woods and after; The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, International Finance - Foreign Aid, The Developing Economies and the International Financial System.

Econ 423 : Agricultural Economics I
(Pre-requisite: Econ. 304 & 310)

Elements of Farm Management: Management under Different Systems of Organization, Peasant, Capitalist, Immigrant, Settlement, Corporate and Collective Schemes, Farm Planning. Agricultural Finance, Economics of Agricultural Capital and Credit, Principles of Agricultural Marketing, Marketing Processes and Organization, International Trade in Agricultural Products.

Econ 424 : Agricultural Economics II
(Pre-requisite: Econ. 423)

Survey and Development of the Co-operative Movement in Agriculture, The Role of Agriculture in a Developing Economy, Productivity, Technology and Mechanization, Resources and Their Mobilization, Principles Land Problems of Agricultural Policy, Legislation Relating to Land, Credit, Trade, Income, Prices, etc.

Econ 425 : Industrial Economics I
(Pre-requisite: Econ. 304 & 310)

The Scope and Method of Industrial Economics, Welfare Economics of Competition and Monopoly, Dimensions and Measures of Market Structure - Concentration, Product Differentiation, Diversification, Vertical Integration, Some Determinants of Market Structure - Economies of Scale, Entry Conditions, Mergers, Corporate Growth, Patents and Copyrights, Market Power on the Buyer's Side, Price Discrimination, Non-Price Competition and Monopolistic Competition.

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Econ 426 : Industrial Economics II
(Pre-requisite: Econ. 425)

Oligopolistic coordination; pricing and profitability; other pricing and business practices; alternatives to profit maximization; advertising company finance and Investment Decision; Aspects of Performance- Profitability, Efficiency, Growth and Welfare; present position of public and private enterprises in Liberia. Government Policy on the Promotion

of Liberians Business Enterprises. Specialization and Diversification; the Special Problem of Government-Owned and Government-Controlled Enterprises. Aims and Performance; Pricing Problems of Public Enterprises. Government Policy and Cost- Benefit Analysis; location of Industry and Regional/Rural Development Policy.

Econ 431 : Labor Economics I
(Pre-requisite: Econ. 304 & 310)

Overview of the Labor Market

Definition; How the Market Works, Applications of the Theory; The Demand for Labor: A Simple Model of Labor Demand, Modified Models of Labor Demand, policy Applications: Minimum-wage Legislation. Elasticities of Demand for Labor: Elasticity and Cross Elasticity, The Hicks-Marshall Laws of Derived Demand, Empirical Evidence on Wage Elasticities of Demand, Applying the Laws of Derived Demand, Policy Applications. Extensions of the Theory of Demand: Non-wage Labor Costs, the employment/hours Trade-off, Hiring and Training Costs and the Demand for Labor, Screening Devices and the Internal Labor Market. Supply of Labor to the Economy: Trends in Labor-force, Participation and Hours of Work, A theory of the Decision to Work, Policy Applications.

Econ 432 : Labor Economics II
(Pre-requisite: Econ. 431)

Compensating Wage Differentials and Labor Markets
Analysis of Occupational Choice, A Hedonic Theory of Wages Empirical Tests of the Theory of Compensating Wage Differentials Policy Applications. Investing in Human Capital: Education and Training

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Demand for Education by Workers, the Education/Wage Relationship, Applications of Human Capital Theory. Worker Mobility: Turnover and Migration The Determinants of Mobility, Geographic Mobility, Voluntary Turnover, National Immigration policy; Unions and Collective Bargaining: Unions and Collective Bargaining, The Effects of Unions. Public Sector Labor Markets; Model of a Public-sector Labor Market, The Growth and Effects of Public-sector Unions, The Nature of Bargaining in the Public Sector, Public Sector Employment Programs.

Unemployment

A Stock-flow Model of the Labor Market, Types of Unemployment and their Causes, The Demographic Structure of Unemployment Rates, Normative Issues in Unemployment.

Econ 436 : Managerial Economics
Prerequisite: (Econ. 304 & 310)

Uses of Managerial Economics; Demand and Forecasting (Demand Analysis, Estimation of Demand, Business and Economic Forecasting, Exchange Rates and International Trade); Production and Costs (Production Theory and Choice of Optimal Factor Inputs, Break-even Analysis, Cost Analysis and Economies/Diseconomies of Scale, Application of Cost Theory to Management); Pricing and Output Decisions (Pure and Monopolistic Competition, Monopoly, Oligopoly, Game Theory, Organization Form, Governance and Mechanism Design, Pricing Techniques and Analysis, Government Regulations); Long Term Invest Analysis and Risk Management (The Nature of Capital Expenditure Decisions, Framework for Capital Budgeting, Capital Budgeting Process, Cost-Benefit Analysis).

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1.0 OBJECTIVES
The objectives of the Department of Management, College of Business & Public Administration are:

(a) To prepare students for entry level managerial positions in industry, commerce and the government, and

(b) To prepare students for graduate studies in the field of Management and Research.

2.0 MAJOR IN MANAGEMENT
A candidate for the degree of Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Management must complete a minimum of 136 semester hours within the following areas:

2 Required Science Courses - 6 credit hours
3 Required Mathematics Courses - 12 credit hours
15 Required Liberal Arts Courses - 31 credit hours
8 Required Courses i4 Business - 21 credit hours
13 Required Courses in major - 39 credit hours
Courses in minor area - 15 credit hours
(Plus core requirements by departments)
4 Elective Courses - 12 credit hours
Total credit hours necessary for graduation: - 136 credit hours

A candidate is expected to attain a minimum grade of "C" with no "D" in the major and minor areas as well as in English. No "D" is required in Business Related courses.


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2.1 Degree Requirements

FRESHMAN YEAR
FIRST SEMESTER

Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs.
ACCT. 003 Introduction to Accounting 0.0
BIOL 101 General Biology Survey I or
PHSC 101 Physical Science 3.0
ENGL 101 Freshman English I 3.0
FREN 101 Introductory French I 3.0
GEOG 101 Fundamental Physical GEOG 3.0
MATH 107 Pre-Calculus Mathematics 4.0
PHED 101 Physical Education I 1.0
ROTC 101 Military Science 0.5
Total 17.5

SECOND SEMESTER

Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs.
BlOL 102 General Biology Survey II or
PHSC 102 Physical Science II 3.0
ENGL 102 Freshman English II 3.0
FREN 102 Introductory French II 3.0
MATH 108 Math for Decision- Making. 4.0
PHED 102 Physical Education II 1.0
ROTC 102 Military Science 0.5
SOSC 102 Introduction to Social Science 3.0
Total 17.5

SOPHOMORE YEAR
FIRST SEMESTER

Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs.
ACCT 201 Principles Of Accounting I 3.0
ENGL 201 Sophomore English I 3.0
SOCS 201 Liberian Society 3.0
ROTC 201 Military Science 0.5
MANG 203 Principles of Management I 3.0
ECON 203 Principles of Econ. I (Micro) 3.0
Total 15.5

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SECOND SEMESTER
Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs.
ACCT 202 Principles of Accounting II 3.0
ENGL 202 Sophomore English II 3.0
ROTC 202 Military Science .05
MATH 203 Calculus for Non-Science Major 4.0
MANG 204 Principles of Management II 3.0
ECON 204 Principles of Econ. II (Micro) 3.0
Total 16.5

JUNIOR YEAR
FIRST SEMESTER

Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs.
MANG 301 Organizational Behavior 3.0
MANG 305 Introd. Computer Technology I 3.0
MANG 307 Principles of Business Law I 3.0
.ECON 313 Business & Econ. Statistics I 3.0
Minor 3.0
Minor 3.0
Total 18.0

SECOND SEMESTER

Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs.
MANG 306 Introd. to Electronic Data Process II 3.0
MANG 308 Principles of Business Law II 3.0
MANG 310 Human Resource Management 3.0
MANG 314 Marketing Management 3.0
ECON 314 Business & Econ. Statistics II 3.0
MANG 318 Financial Management 3.0
Total 18.0

SENIOR YEAR
FIRST SEMESTER

Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
MANG 407 Production & Operation Management 3.0
MANG 421 Quantitative Methods in Management 3.0
Minor 3.0
Minor 3.0
Elective 3.0
Elective 3.0
Total 18.0

SECOND SEMESTER

Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
MANG 430 Business Policy & Strategy 3.0
MANG 436 Small Business Management 3.0
Minor 3.0
Elective 3.0
Elective 3.0
Total 15.0
2.3 Elective Course
Students majoring in management are required to choose their electives from the following four (4) areas:

A. MARKETING MANAGEMENT

FIRST SEMESTER
Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
MANG 409 Advertising & sales promotion 3.0
MANG 411 Retail Management 3.0
Total 6.0

SECOND SEMESTER
Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
MANG 404 Marketing Research 3.0
MANG 406 International. Marketing 3.0
Total 6.0

B. FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

FIRST SEMESTER
Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
MAN 413 Financial Institution Markets 3.0
MANG 415 Insurance and Risk Management 3.0
Total 6.0

SECOND SEMESTER
Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
MANG 408 Investment & portfolio Analysis 3.0
MANG 410 Topics in Financial Management 3.0
Total 6.0

C. HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

FIRST SEMESTER
Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
MANG 425 Managerial Psychology 3.0
ECON 431 Labor Economics 3.0
Total 6.0

SECOND SEMESTER
Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
MANG 414 Wages & Salary Administration 3.0
MANG 416 Manpower Planning and Develop. 3.0
Total 6.0

D. PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT

FIRST SEMESTER
Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
MANG 419 Purchasing Administration 3.0
and Managerial Management
ECON 436 Managerial Economics 3.0
Total 6.0

SECOND SEMESTER
Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
ACCT 314 Managerial Accounting 3.0
MANG 412 Project Management 3.0
Total 6.0

MANAGEMENT MINOR

Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
MANG 203* Principles of Management I 3.0
MANG 204* Principles of Management II 3.0
MANG 301 Organizational Theory & Behavior 3.0
MANG 310 Human Resource Management 3.0
MANG 314 Marketing Management 3.0
MANG 318 Financial Management 3.0
MANG 430 Business Policy and Strategy 3.0
MANG 436 Small Business Management 3.0
Total 24.0

REQUIRED COURSES IN MINOR PLUS CORE REQUIREMENTS

ACCOUNTING MINOR

Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
ACCT 003* Introduction to Accounting 3.0
ACCT 201* Principles of Accounting I 3.0
ACCT 202* Principles of Accounting II 3.0
ACCT 305 Intermediate Accounting I 3.0
ACCT 306 Intermediate Accounting II 3.0
ACCT 309 Cost Accounting I 3.0
ACCT 310 Cost .Accounting II 3.0
ACCT 403 Accounting System and Control 3.0
Total 21.0

ECONOMICS MINOR

Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
ECON 203* Principle of Economics (Micro) 3.0
ECON 204* Principle of Economics (Macro) 3.0
ECON 303 Intermediate Microeconomics I 3.0
ECON 304 Intermediate Microeconomics II 3.0
ECON 309 Intermediate Microeconomics III 3.0
ECON 310 Intermediate Macroeconomics I 3.0
ECON 313 Business & Economics Statistics II 3.0
ECON 314 Business & Economics Statistics I 3.0
ECON 436 Managerial Economics or 3.0
ECON 431 Labor of Economics 3.0
Department of Public Administration
Total 30.0

* Core Requirements

PUBLIC AMINISTATION MINOR

Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
PADM 201* Introduction to Public Administration I 3.0
PADM 202* Introduction to Public Administration II 3.0
PADM 308* Public Org. Structure/Behavior 3.0

Plus any two (2) courses from the below 300 series:
PADM 304 Development Planning and Administration 3.0
PADM 306 Administration Law 3.0
PADM 307 Administrative Theory & Practice 3.0
PADM 311 Government Budgetary Process 3.0
PADM 317 Organizational Communication 3.0

Plus any two (2) courses from the below 400 series
PADM 401 Comparative Public Administration I 3.0
PADM 402 Rural Developments Planning 3.0
PADM 403 Public Personnel Administration 3.0
PADM 405 Public Finance 4.dministration 3.0
PADM 406 Public Administrative & Public Equipment 3.0
Total 21.0

SOCIOLOGY MINOR
Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
SOCI 201 Introduction to Sociology 3.0
SOCI 300 Sociology of Institutions 3.0

OR

SOCI 306 Social Stratification 3.0
SOCI 301 Marriage and Family 3.0
SOCI 302 Social Change 3.0

OR

SOCI 303 Criminal Behavior 3.0
SOCI 304 Rural Sociology 3.0

OR

SOCI 305 Urban and Industrial Sociology 3.0
SOCI 400 Community Development 3.0
Total 18.0

TWO (2) REQUIRED SCIENCE COURSES

Either General Biology Survey 1&2 or Physical Science 1&2

Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
BIOL 101 Physical Science I 3.0
BIOL 102 General Biology II 3.0
Total 6.0

Or

TWO (2) SCIENCE REQUIRED COURSES CONT'D
Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
PHSC 101 Physical Science I 3.0
PHSC 102 Physical Science II 3.0
Total 6.0

THREE (15) REQUIRED MATHEMATICS COURSES
Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
MATH 107 Pre-calculus mathematics 3.0
MATH 108 Mathematics for Decision making 3.0
MATH 203 Calculus for Non-Science Major 3.0
Total 12.0

FIFTEEN REQUIRED LIBERAL ARTS COURSES
Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
ENGL 101 Freshman English I 3.0
FREN 101 Introductory French I 3.0
PHED 101 Physical Education I 1.0
ROTC 101 Military Science 0.5
GEOG 101 Fundamental Physical Geography 3.0
ENGL 102 Freshman English II 3.0
SOSC 102 Introduction of Social Science 3.0
FREN 102 Introductory French II 3.0
PHED 102 Physical Education II 1.0
ROTC 102 Military Science 0.5
ENGL 201 Sophomore English I 3.0
SOSC 201 Liberian Society 3.0
ROTC 201 Military Science 0.5
ENGL 202 Sophomore English II 3.0
ROTC 202 Military Science 0.5
Total 33.0

SEVEN (7) REQUIRED COURSES IN BUSINESS
Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
ACCT 201 Principles of Accounting 3.0
ECON 203 Principles of Economics I (Micro) 3.0
ACCT 202 Principle of Accounting II 3.0
ECON 204 Principle of Economics II (Macro) 3.0
MANG 305 Introduction to Fundamental Computer 3.0
MANG 307 Principles of Business-Law I 3.0
ECON 313 Business & Economics Statistics I 3.0
ECON 314 Business & Economic Statistics II 3.0
Total 24.0

THIRTEEN (13) REQUIRED COURSES FOR MANAGEMENT MAJOR
Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
MANG 203 Principles of Management I 3.0
MANG 204 Principles of Management II 3.0
MANG 301 Organization Theory & Behavior 3.0
MANG 306 Application of Computer Theory 3.0
MANG 307 Principles of Business Law I 3.0
MANG 308 Principles of Business Law II 3.0
MANG 310 Human Resource Management 3.0
MANG 314 Marketing Management 3.0
MANG 318 Financial Management 3.0
MANG 407 Production & Operations Management 3.0
MANG 421 Quantitative Methods in Management 3.0
MANG 430 Business Policy & Strategy 3.0
MANG 436 Small Business Management 3.0
Total 39.0

COURSES DESCRITION AND PREREQUISTE

MANG 203: Principles of Management I 3 Cr/Hrs.
Pre-requisite: Sophomore standing

The course provides the students with an understanding of the theoretical concept of the management process and assists them in the recognition, understanding and appraisal of the characteristic of the components of management. The contents of the course include the history and development of management thoughts, and functions of planning, organization staffing, directing and controlling.

MANG 204: Principles of Management II 3 Cr/Hrs.
Pre-requisite: Management 203

The course is a continuation of Management 203. Emphasis is placed on most important aspects of leadership and motivational theories in order to broaden the knowledge of students in the techniques of controlling new developments in management.

MANG 301: Organizational Theory and Behavior-3Cr/Hrs.
Pre-requisite: Management 204

Analysis of the characteristics and the dynamics of organization's components, inter-personal dynamics, group dynamics, structural design, leadership style, and their effects in determining organization's efficiency and effectiveness.

MANG 305: Introduction to Computer Technology-3Cr/Hrs.
Pre-requisite: Acct. 202

The course contains but not limited to topics such as: Introduction to computer technology, computer innovation, fundamentals of computer equipment, software, hardware, introduction to popular business use of computer, computer file organization and data processing and application software.

MANG 306: Introduction to Electronic Data Processing-3Cr/Hrs.
Pre-requisite: Management 305

Introduction to microcomputer application, word processing, electronic spreadsheets, popular business use of computer involution, introduction to software development, BASIC and COBOL programming.

MANG 307: Principles of Business Law I -3Cr/Hrs.
Pre-requisite: Junior Standing

This course deals with the study of law as it relates to business operations; law and its sources; the judicial system, legation and the nature of torts and crimes, methods for resolving conflicts and principals of law contracts.

MANG 308: Principles of Business Law II o3Cr./Hrs.
Pre-requisite: Management 307

The course discusses fundamental concepts, Principles or rules of Law that apply to business transactions. Topics covered include sales contracts, the nature and scope of commercial papers, secured transactions, agency as applied to business operations and the types of business organizations, partnership and cooperation law.

MANG 310: Human Resources Management -3Cr./Hrs.
Pre-requisite: Management 301

Survey of the functions, recruitment, selection and training, wage and salary administration, job evaluation and employee appraisal, personnel functions and its relationship to the effective functioning of an organization, labor laws, grievance handling and contract negotiation.

MANG 314: Marketing Management -3Cr./Hrs.
Pre-requisite: Management 204

It provides an analysis of marketing problems; studies of decision making and managerial aspect of marketing using problem or case study approach; development of organization and procedures for control of marketing activities; pricing, selection of channels, government control; organization and direction of sales campaigns.

MANG 318: Financial Management -3Cr./Hrs.
Pre-requisite: Accounting 202

The course introduces the students to the world of finance, especially the financial operation of businesses, and basic financial principles and analytical techniques. Topic includes the concept of the time value of money, analysis, inventory and port folio management; long term investment decision; timing of financial polity.

MANG 404: Marketing Research -3 Cr./Hrs.
Pre-requisite: Management 314

Using case studies and actual marketing research, field work techniques and methodology and mail, telephone, and personal interview surveys are examined. Topics include hypothesis testing, sample design, statistical sampling methodology, questionnaire design and testing, and behavior measurement techniques.

MANG 406: International Marketing -3 Cr./Hrs
Pre-requisite: Management 314

This discusses topics such as: International marketing planning, marketing selection, analysis; production planning and adoptions, channel selection, pricing and promotion, cultural, political, economic and the legal environment of international markets: export-import transaction; activities of multi-national corporations:

MANG 407: Production and Operation Management-3Cr./Hrs.
Pre-requisite: Management 318

The course studies the management of systems used for production of goods and services, production in economics and design of efficient production system including purchasing, operating production systems and inventory control.

MANG 408: Investment and Portfolio Analysis -3 Cr./Hrs.
Pre-requisite: Management 318

Security markets, various types of investment securities; recognized accepted tests of safety, income and marketability; management of portfolios, techniques for analysis and interpretation of corporate reports.

MANG 409: Advertising and Sales Promotion -3 Cr./Hrs.
Pre-requisite: Management 318

The course focuses on the planning, Organization and the control of advertising and sales of promotion with the firm. Examines concepts and theories from behavioral science, useful for the understanding and prediction of the market place Behavior and demand analysis topics include objectives setting, copy, decisions, Media Decisions. Other topics include Socio-economic issues of Advertising and sales promotion.

MANG 410: Topic in Financial Management - 3Cr./Hrs.
Pre-requisite: Management 318

Selected topics in financial management, international financial management, exchange rates and the international monetary system, analysis, potential, foreign investment, management of foreign assets, leasing; sales and lease-back, financial or capital leases, effect of leasing on firm's balance sheet, evaluation of lease proposals, factors that affect leasing decisions, leverage leases; warranties, convertibles and stock options, liquidation and reorganization; small business finance, money and banking,

MANG 411: Retail Management-3Cr./Hrs.
Pre-requisite: Management 314

This topic discusses analytical study, including cases of retailing, stressing managerial functions; retail organization, location, layout, and policies; pricing, brands, credit, record, purchasing, personnel administration; administration of a retail store.

MANAG 412: Project Analysis and Management 3 Cr./Hrs.
Pre-requisite: Management 318

The course is intended to introduce the students to the project cycle, project analysis and planning, project implementation; monitoring and evaluation; the management of on-going industrial and agricultural and social projects; emphasis is placed on the application of methodologies and techniques through case studies and special.

MANG 413: Financial Institution and Markets -3 Cr./Hrs.
Pre-requisite: Management 318

The main focus of the course is on structure and operations of financial institutions (commercial banks, development banks, insurance companies, credit unions) with special reference to developing countries, impact of monetary policy on financial assets and institution; market for financial assets and structure of yield.

MANG 414: Wages and Salary Administration -3 Cr./Hrs.
Pre-requisite: Management 318

The course focuses on the basic principles governing the management of efficient and effective wages and salary administration. It examines the framework of job and employee evaluation, the basic systems and plans of compensating managerial and non-managerial employees and the administrative controls and wages & salaries.

MANG 415: Insurance and Risk Management -3Cr./Hrs.
Pre-requisite: Management 318

Topics discussed include: the nature of risk and methods of risk assumption; and management of risk within the organization. The basic elements designed to reduce existing risk and uncertainties can be analyzed and managed through survey of property, casualty of life, health and surety; the structure of insurance industry, policy and regulation.

MANG 416: Manpower Planning and Development -3Cr./Hrs.
Pre-requisite: Management 310

The course focuses on planning the manpower needs of the organization. It involves assessing manpower needs at the national and corporate levels, sources and methods of recruitment, building training programs, measuring the effectiveness of training programs. It discusses the application of modem theories of motivation to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of employees. Emphasis is placed on the development of managerial employees.

MANG 419: Purchasing Administration and Material Management -3Cr./Hrs.
Pre-requisite: Management -3Cr./Hrs.

The course deals with the overview of purchasing and material management; source of funding and selection; pricing and negotiation; quality control; material receipt and control deposal.

MANG 421: Quantitative Methods in Management -3Cr./Hrs.
Pre-requisite: Management 310, Math 108

Statistical and mathematical models for decision-making; linear programming, work processes, queuing theory, game theory, and simulation, interpretation of linear programming; simplex method, sensitivity analysis and project evaluation techniques.

MANG 425: Managerial Psychology -3Cr./Hrs.
Pre-requisite: Management 310

The course focuses on the application of the science of Psychology to the study of individual, human behavior in such business situation as supervision, decision-making, problem solving, group dynamic and leadership.

MANG 430: Business Policy and Strategy -3 Cr./Hrs.
Pre-requisite: Senior Standing 103 Cr./Hrs.

Topics discussed include a study and discussion of the cases relating to policy formation at the top management level, basic economic, industrial and competitive considerations affecting policy implementation strategy in corporation long-range development. Practice in analyzing companies, evaluating problems, and making decisions.

MANG 436: Starting and Managing Small Business-3Cr./Hrs.

This integrative course is geared towards motivating and assisting the students to bring to bear all skills acquired in other disciplines to start and successfully manage a business on their own. Main fractures of the course include analysis of the characteristics of entrepreneurs, analysis of key sources of seed capital for small business and critical problems and opportunities in successfully managing a small business.

MANG 499: Directed Individual Study & Research -3 Cr./Hrs.
Pre-requisite: Senior Standing 103 Credits Hours.

Study in the course permits students to develop and prepare themselves for credit an individual project of special interest within a given academic discipline. Format and content of the project will be designed by the Chairman with criteria of approval by the Dean being relevant to current issues in the field originality of interest and intellectual significance.

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

OBJECTIVES:
The Objectives of the Department of Public Administration are:

(a) to prepare students for entry level positions in government
(b) to provide students with the educational pre-requisites for graduate study

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
Degree Requirements:

A candidate for the Bachelors Degree in Public Administration (BPA) must complete a minimum of 136/137 Semester Hours within the following areas:

2 required science courses (6 credit hours)
3 require courses in Mathematics (12 credit hours)
15 required course in Liberal Arts (31 credit hours)
7 required core courses in Major area (21 credit hours)
5 courses in minor area (15 credit hours) necessary to sum up to 136 credits.

A candidate is expected to attain a minimum grade point of "C" with no "D" in the major and minor areas and in English. .

FOUR YEAR ACADEMIC PROGRAM
FRESHMAN YEAR

FIRST SEMESTER
Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
BIOL 101 General Biology 3.0
PHSC 101 Physical Science I
ENGL 101 Freshman English I 3.0
FREN 101 Introductory French I 3.0
GEOG 101 Fundamental Physical Geography 3.0
MATH 107 Pre-Calculus Mathematics 4.0
PHED 101 Physical Education 1.0
ROTC 101 Military Science 0.5
Total 17.5

SECOND SEMESTER
BIOL 102 General Biology II 3.0
PHSC 102 Physical Science II 3.0
ENGL 102 Freshman English II 3.0
FREN 102 Introductory French II 3.0
MATH 108 Math for Decision-Making 4.0
PHED 102 Physical Education II 1.0
SOSC 102 Introduction to Social Science 3.0
ROTC 102 Military Science 0.5
ACCT 003 Preparatory Accounting 0.0
Total 17.5

SOPHOMORE YEAR
FIRST SEMESTER

ACCT 201 Principles of Accounting I 3.0
ECON 203 Principles of Economics I (Macro) 3.0
ENGL 201 Sophomore English I 3.0
PADM 201 Introduction to Public Administration 3.0
SOSC 201 Liberian Society 3.0
ROTC 201 Military Science 0.5
Total 15.5

SECOND SEMESTER
ACCT 202 Principle of Accounting II 3.0
ACCT 204 Principles of Economics II (Macro) 3.0
ENGL 202 Sophomore English II 3.0
PADM 202 Introduction to Public Administration II 3.0
MATH 203 Calculus for Non-Science Major 4.0
ROTC 202 Military Science 0.5
Total 16.5

JUNIOR YEAR
FIRST SEMESTER

Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
PADM 307 Administrative Theory Practice 3.0
PADM 311 Government Budgetary Process 3.0
PADM 317 Organization Communication 3.0
MANG 305 Introduction to Computer Tech. 3.0
ECON 313 Business and Economics Statistics 3.0
MINOR 3.0
Total 18.0

SECOND SEMESTER
Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
PADM 304 Development Planning & Adm. 3.0
PADM 306 Administrative Law 3.0
PADM 308 Public Org. Structure and Behavior 3.0
ECON 314 Business and Economics Statistics II 3.0
MINOR 3.0
MINOR 3.0
Total 18.0

SENIOR YEAR

FIRST SEMESTER
Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
PADM 401 Comparative Public Administrative I 3.0
PADM 403 Public Personnel Administrative 3.0
PADM 405 Public Finance Administration 3.0
PADM 417 Public Policy Process 3.0
MINOR 3.0
ELECTIVE 3.0
Total 18.0

SECOND SEMESTER
Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
PADM 402 Rural Development Administration 3.0
PADM 406 Public Adm. & Public Enterprises 3.0
PADM 420 Issues in Liberian & African Development 3.0
(Compulsory Elective)
PADM 422 Senior Seminar (Compulsory Elective) 3.0
MINOR 3.0
Total 15.0

ELECTIVE COURSES
Students majoring in Public Administration are required to choose the following electives:

PADM 417 Public Policy Press
PADM 420 Issues in Liberian & African Development
PADM 422 Senior Seminar

Plus one other course from a related field or from the following:

PADM 305 Public Health & Hospital Administration
PAD M 309 Education Administration
PADM 399 Research Methodology
PADM 408 Local Government Administration
PADM 410 Comparative Public Administrative II
PADM 418 Assigned Reading in Public Administration

PADM - COURSES FOR MINOR STUDENTS
General Requirements
PADM 201 Introduction to Public Administration I
PADM 202 Introduction to Public Administration II

CORE COURSES FOR MINOR

300 Series 3 Required
PADM 308 Public Organization Structure and Behavior
(compulsory) plus any two
PADM 304 Development Planning and Administration
PADM 306 Administrative Law
PADM 307 Administrative Theory and Practice
PADM 311 Government Budgetary Process
PADM 31 7 Organizational Communication

400 Series 2 Required
PADM 401 Comparative Public Administration I
PADM 402 Rural Development Administration
PADM 403 Public Personnel Administration
PADM 405 Public Finance Administration
PADM 406 Public Administration and Public Enterprises

REQUIRED COURSES IN MINOR PLUS CORE REQUIREMENTS

ACCOUNTING MINOR

Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
ACCT 003* Preparatory .Accounting 0.0
ACCT 201* Principles of Account I 3.0
ACCT 202* Principles of Accounting II 3.0
ACCT 305 Intermediate Accounting I 3.0
ACCT 306 Intermediate Accounting II 3.0
ACCT 309 Cost Accounting I 3.0
ACCT 310 Cost Accounting II 3.0
ACCT 403 Accounting System & Control 3.0
Total 21.0

ECONOMICS MINOR

Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
ECON 203* Principles of Economics I (Micro) 3.0
ECON 204* Principles of Economics II (Macro) 3.0
ECON 303 Intermediate Macroeconomics I 3.0
ECON 304 Intermediate Macroeconomics II 3.0
ECON 309 Intermediate Microeconomics I 3.0
ECON 310 Intermediate Microeconomics II 3.0
ECON 313 Business & Economics Statistics I 3.0
ECON 314 Business & Economics Statistics I 3.0
ECON 431 Labor Economics or 3.0
ECON 436 Managerial Economics 3.0
Total 30.0

MANAGEMENT MINOR

Course No. Course Title Cr./Hrs
MANG 203* Principles of Management I 3.0
MANG 204* Principles of Management II 3.0
MANG 301 Organizational Theory & Behavior 3.0
MANG 310 Human Resources Management 3.0
MANG 314 Marketing Management 3.0
MANG 436 Small Business Management 3.0
Plus another 400 Course 3.0
Total 18.0
* Core requirement

COURSE DESCRIPTION

PADM 201: INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION I
Pre-requisite Sophomore Standing

In this course emphasis is placed upon the relationship among the three branches of government a general introduction to the science and art of public administration, the rise of governments, the elements, functions, and processes of public administration, the principles and methods of administration; simple decision-making models, financial and personnel administration; organizational theories and leadership concepts.
Credit: 3 Cr/hrs.

PADM 202: INTRODUCTION TO PUILIC ADMINISTRATION II
Pre-requisite: PADM 201

This course concentrates on the evaluation of public administration as academic discipline, representative schools of thought, decision-making models, organizational charts and hierarchies, civil servants and collective bargaining, spoils and merit systems; new trends in public Administration.
Credit: 3 Cr/hrs

PADM 304: DEVELOPMENT PLANNING AND ADMINISTRATION
Pre-requisite: PADM 201, Econ, 203, & Econ 204

This course deals with the study of the nature, objectives and functions of development planning and administration in the third world with special reference to Liberia. The course further discusses the rising role of socio-economic planning, models, implementation and coordination of comprehensive national, inter-regional, and sectoral development programs, financial and human resources mobilization and allocation functions.
Credit. 3 Cr/hrs.

PADM 305: PUBLIC HEALTH AND HOSPITAL ADM.
Pre-requisite: PADM 202

This is a study of the organizational structure and functions of the public health, medical and social welfare programs of Liberia with special reference to public health and medical practice laws, personnel procedures, communication, logistics, government financing, controls, professional training and relationship with allied national and international organizations.

PADM 306: ADMINISTRATIVE
Pre-requisite: PADM 202

This course offers the study of Public administrative practice in its legal environment, examines the administrative process in terms of relationships between administrative actions and the legal or judicial process, the advantages and disadvantages of administrative laws, due process of law, grievance resolution, including ombudsman and appeal systems, theories of administrative rule-making and adjudicating by civil servants and regulatory agencies and relevant constitutional doctrines.
Credit: 3 Cr/hrs.

PADM 307: ADMINISTRATIVE THEORY AND PRACTICE
Pre-requisite: PADM 202

This course examines the nature of public executive/administrative leadership in government including its basic constitutional and legal power and ecological constraints, its traits, function;,, and styles used in the exercise of' social power, problems and situational forces. The course includes an analysis of classical, neo-classical and contemporary administrative theories and the models, of administrative man.

Credit: 3cr/hrs.

PADM 308: PUBLIC ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE AND BEHAVIOR
Pro-requisite: PADM 202

The course studies the analysis and classification of public organization typologies, including their objectives, structures, functions, problems, theories, personality type and needs of individuals in organizational dynamics; change and adaptation to the nature and purpose of work, and the influence of culture in organization.

Credit: 3cr/hrs.

PADM 309: EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION
Pre-requisite: PADM 202

This course concentrates on the study of the Liberian system of education, its organization, objectives, financing, personnel, systemic standards, government controls, certification, supervision and inspection, and relationship with allied national and international organizations. Reference will also be made to other system of educational administration.
Credit. 3 Cr/his.

PADM 311: GOVERNMENT BUDGETARY PROCESS
Pre-requisite: PADM 202

This course is based principally on the Liberian Government Budget as an important instrument of economic and social policy and a tool for efficient financial management and coordination, with emphasis on the four basic phases of the budgetary process: executive preparation and transmission, legislative authorization, executive and cost-audit, and on the functions of the budget to check inflation, reverse trade recession, improve the balance of the payments (when adverse) and distribute income.

Credit: 3 Cr/hrs.

PADM 317: ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION
Pre-requisite: PADM 202

This course is crucial to the understanding of how this discipline is organized: (a) communication and the organization; (b) introduction to the basic communication models (c) Cybernetic and (d) intra-organizational communication process and problems. The course will cover all forms of organizational communications: Verbal, written, implied, behavioral, electronic, informal interpersonal, etc. The goals and principles of communication will specially be highlighted.

PADM 399: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
Pre-requisite: PADM 304. 308 & Senior Standing

This course comprises the history of administration thought, development administration, general theories of bureaucratic organizations, a study of similarities and differences in the orientation of administrative structure; patterns of behavior of a selected number of states, their governments, political leadership style, functions and problem.

Credit: 3 Cr/hrs.

PADM 402: RURAL DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION
Pre-requisite: PADM 304, PADM 308 and Senior Standing

A study of the Liberian Government and socio-economic development policy objectives and programs as it relates to the rural areas. Emphasis is placed on government's overall national development policy; in particular, its current local government reorganization and decentralization policy, the formation and implementation of its rural integrated development programs, and general impact on traditional life styles.

Credit: 3 Cr/hrs.

PADM 410: PUBLIC PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION
Pre-requisite: PADM 306, 307 and Senior Standing

This course offers a study on general public personnel organization and administration, with special reference to the Liberia Civil Service Agency and its functions, recruitment, examination, selection, position classification, pay plan, discipline, grievance system, retirement, and coordinating agency, personnel procedures.

Credit: 3 Cr/hrs.

PADM 405: PUBLIC FINANCE ADMINISTRATION
Pre-requisite: PADM 304, 311 and Senior Standing

The course studies the history of public finance, its organization, allocation and control system, with special reference to government's current financial problems and corrective measures.

Credit: 3 Cr/hrs.

PADM 406: PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION & PUBLIC ENTERPRISES

Pre-requisite: Senior Standing

This course studies the role of government as a producer and distributor of goods and service, the origin and rationale of Liberia's public corporations, with special reference to their importance; classification and problems in the economy.
Credit: 3 Cr/hrs.

PADM 408: LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION
Pre-requisite: Senior Standing

This course offers a study on the origin and development of local government in Liberia, its structure, personnel administration functions, and relationship with the central government through the ministries of international affairs, planning and economic affairs and rural development.
Credit: 3 Cr/hrs.

PADM 410: COMPARATIVE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION II
Pre-requisite: 401 and Senior Standing

In this course, comparison is made between the administrative systems of industrial or developed western nations and those of the second and third worlds and the ecology and political leadership styles of these states.

Credit: 3Cr/hrs.

PADM 418: Assigned Reading in Public Administration
Pre-requisite: PADM

This course examines in greater depth, the various aspects of theories and practices of Public Administration through additional and sustained disciplined reading, thorough analysis and evaluation under professional guidance.

Credit: 3Cr/hrs.

PADM 420: Issues in Liberia and African Development
Pre-requisite: PADM 30, 311 and senior standing

The course integrates the development's studies and other offered elsewhere. It is cross-disciplinary in its approach and mainly concerns itself with the dynamics and problems which affected the development and modernization process in Liberia.


PADM 422: Senior Seminar

Pre-requisite: PADM 307 and senior standing

This course deals the identification, discussion and analysis of major administrative problems in such areas of the discipline as the process, elements and re-organization of the public bureaucracy, the public debt and socio-canonic development, crime and prevention and prosecution, public personnel procedures.
Credit: 3Cr/hrs.
PADM 499: Directed Reading
Pre-requisite designated by the Chairman and approved by Dean

This course offers study in lieu or in addition to required course in the Public Administration program for qualified students with individual interest or curriculum programs.

Credit: 3Cr/hrs.

 

 
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