Accelerated Dual Degree Spanish/MBA Courses

First Year

 

FYF-101  First-Year Foundations 1

First-Year Foundations is a one-credit course that provides students with the resources, skills, and information that will assist them in mastery of academic and social life at Juniata College. Students will " think about who you are " : What does it mean for students to be in college, at this place, at this time? What are their goals for the future?

1 Credits  


FYC-101  First Year Composition

First Year Composition is a three-credit course taken during the first semester of the first year. It focuses on developing critical reading, writing, and analytical skills. Course themes will be chosen by individual instructors. FYC courses follow a process-oriented approach to college work and include peer review, individual conferences with the instructor, and revision cycles. FYC courses will introduce students to different types of reading and writing using varied models, genres, and forms (such as popular, scholarly, digital, and print). The courses build students' information literacy skills, rhetorical knowledge, critical thinking, and knowledge of appropriate genre and style conventions. FYC courses focus on developing these skills to prepare students for future academic work.

3 Credits


EB-131  Financial Accounting

Introduces fundamental principles and assumptions of accounting as they relate to transaction analysis and basic financial statements.

3 CreditsS


  SP-200 Level Core Course


  Ways of Knowing 1

 

3-4 Credits


  Undergraduate Elective


FYF-103  First-Year Foundations 2

First-Year Foundations is a one-credit course that provides students with the resources, skills, and information that will assist them in mastery of academic and social life at Juniata College. Students will " " think about who you are " in the context of the larger community: campus, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, and the world.

1 Credits  


FYS-102  First-Year Seminar

FYS is an introduction-by-immersion to college- level learning. Seminar topics are chosen by individual instructors. Students develop the intellectual skills of analyzing evidence and arguments by examining issues such as what counts as evidence, what makes arguments strong or weak, and common errors in reasoning.

3 Credits


EB-105  International Economic Issues

Understanding international economics is increasingly important for private and public decision-makers. In a world of growing economic interdependence, the ability of policy makers to provide a stable environment for business is a key issue. Accordingly, this course develops the principle topics of international economics, including trade theory, the balance of payments, the cause and consequences of exchange rate movements, the flow of capital, currency crises and regional trade issues. The applied topics emphasized will be based on the most pressing current issues.

3 CreditsS,I


  SP-200 Level Core Course

Course Description

3 Credits


  Ways of Knowing 2

Course Description

3-4 Credits


  Undergarduate Elective


Summer Program in Orizaba, Mexico

SP-215 Mexican Culture

This course will introduce students to the origin, antecedents, and development of present-day Mexico and will expose them to the diversity of its inhabitants and of their cultural practices and production.

1 CreditH, IPrerequisites: SP120. Corequisite: SP125, SP225 or SP325.

SP-225 Sp.Immersion II (Orizaba)

An intermediate Spanish language course which reviews the fundamentals of Spanish grammar, pronunciation, and language production, while providing intensive practice that will enable students to achieve mastery of these basic linguistic elements and to further develop their language proficiency. Special emphasis is placed on listening comprehension and speaking. 

3 CreditsH, IPrerequisites: SP210.


  Optional six-week non-credit internship following Orizaba summer program

 

Second Year

 

  SP-200 Level Core Course

OR

  History, Culture, Civilization Course


  SP-200 Level Core Course

OR

  History, Culture, Civilization Course


  Self and the World

 

3-4 Credits


  Undergraduate Elective


  Ways of Knowing 1

 

3-4 Credits


  SP-200 Level Core Course

OR

  History, Culture, Civilization Course


  SP-300 Level Literature/History, Culture, Civilization

OR

  SP-300 Level Core Course


  Undergraduate Elective


  Undergraduate Elective


  Self and the World 2

 

3-4 Credits


EB-211  Business Statistics

This course covers basic descriptive and inferential statistics, normal curve and z-score computations, and addresses hypothesis testing using Chi-Square, T-Test, ANOVA, and linear regression modelling.

3 Credits QS,S


  Undergraduate Elective


  Undergraduate Elective

 

Third Year

 

  Study Abroad at Spanish Immersion Partner Site

At least 3 300-level courses including at least 1 Spanish Core course at the 300 level.

16-18 Credits


  Ways of Knowing Waiver


  SP 300- or 400-Level Elective or Literature Course


  SP 300- or 400-Level Elective or Literature Course


  Connections

 

3-4 Credits


  Self and the World 3

 

3-4 Credits


WL-201 Language in Motion

In this course, international students, study-abroad returnees, students with other international experiences, heritage speakers, and/or upper-level language students expand their knowledge of language and culture, process their own intercultural and language-learning experiences, and enrich local school classrooms. In addition to learning about teaching language and culture and the school context, students develop individual projects for presentation in school classrooms.

1 CreditH, I, CS, SW-LE 


MBA-542 Entrepreneurial Management

Entrepreneurial Management is intended for graduate students who are interested in exploring the world of entrepreneurship and innovation for the purposes of starting their own venture (venture creation) or helping existing organizations to develop new business opportunities (intrapreneurship). The course is designed to develop critical thinking and problem-solving concepts and promote self-exploration through the investigation and implementation of real business opportunities. The goal is to provide experiential and applied learning opportunities that develop the mindset, skills and competencies that enable students to create their own opportunities and function as innovative leaders in entrepreneurial or high potential firms.

3 Credits


MBA-523 Managerial Economics

Microeconomics is crucial to understanding the environment in which a manager operates, and as such facilitates better decisions under uncertainty. The main goal of this graduate level course is to employ microeconomic models to guide business decisions and to analyze industries. Undergirding this goal is crystallizing one's understanding of the ethical tradition of the mainstream Neoclassical economic framework and other ethical traditions that critique the Neoclassical tradition.

3 Credits


  Undergraduate Elective or for-credit internship


  Undergraduate Elective or for-credit internship

 

Fourth Year

 

MBA-571 Strategic HR Management & People Analytics

This graduate level course examines the fundamental issues behind current theory, techniques and practices encountered in human resource management.

3 Credits


MBA-580 Project Management and Cntg

MBA 580 is the Capstone Course in the MBA program that examines the challenges of providing project management in the information age of global and cultural contexts. Project management as manifested in today's workplace provides both opportunity and great responsibility. The role and function of project managers looks very different today than years ago. Change is the norm. Project managers must understand today's challenges and be able to function effectively given a borderless, multicultural, virtual, and diverse group of team members.

3 Credits


MBA-541 Operations & Information Management

Operations and Information Management is designed to expose you to many of the widely accepted quantitative and qualitative methods for solving a wide range of business problems.

3 Credits


MBA-502 21st Century Leadership

This graduate level course is designed to strengthen students' leadership abilities by exploring leadership concepts, theories and student's experiences of leading. The role and function of leaders looks very different today than years ago. Change is the norm. Leaders must understand today's challenges and be able to function effectively given a borderless, multicultural, virtual, and diverse group of partners, stakeholders and constituents.

3 Credits


MBA-520 Strategic Marketing Management

This course focuses on refining students' skills in comprehending marketing theories and measuring marketing strategies and seeing how the marketing tactics selected need to be in alignment with strategies, such as the selection of which businesses and segments to compete in, how to allocate resources across businesses, segments, and elements of the marketing mix in a dynamic competitive environment.

3 Credits

MBA-512 Organizational Behavior

In this graduate level course students will understand and interpret the theories and professional practices as related to organizational behavior. This will help students to acquire and use vital business knowledge and skills, and will invite students to think critically. Students will be able to explain relevant business, organizational, and leadership terms, facts, and processes. This will help students to acquire and use business knowledge and skills, and will encourage students to identify and transform data into useful information for decision-making. Students will analyze information to inform organizational decisions. This will help students to acquire and use business knowledge and skills, will encourage students to identify and transform data into useful information for decision-making, will force students to think critically, and will help students to recognize and evaluate the broad effects of business decisions. Students will demonstrate professional communication skills. This will assist students, as they move forward into their lives and careers, to communicate professionally. Students, working in teams, will propose solutions to a business or organizational case. This will provide students with the benefit of learning to work as members of teams.

3 Credits


MBA-590 International Business Strategy

MBA 590 is an advanced level international business strategy course that focuses on the development of skills to understand a variety of business issues that professional managers face when managing organizations in international markets. Students will first develop an understanding of the conceptual frameworks that are the cornerstones for establishing global businesses. Specifically, the course will explore matters related to politics, laws, economics, cultures, ethics and norms that will affect how business professionals operate organizations in a global market. Students will be expected to learn tools relevant to international trade and investment that are critical to multinational enterprises (MNEs). Some of the key topics we will explore in this course includes entry mode choice, organizational architecture design, internal control and incentive mechanisms; and assessing the challenges of global citizenship, ethical behavior and corporate social responsibility for international business.

3 Credits


MBA-532 Financial Reporting

The course examines current practices in corporate financial reporting and fundamental issues related to asset valuation and income determination. The emphasis is on financial statement analysis and interpretation of financial disclosures to help improve risk assessment, forecasting, and decision-making.

3 Credits


MBA-531 Professional Ethics & Social Responsibility

This graduate level course examines the responsibilities of management and senior executives as they lead organizations. The course will focus on stakeholder management, corporate social responsibility, ethics and morality, sustainable development. Students will learn to analyze, question critically, challenge and change ethical and moral standards, priorities, points of trade-off and compromise to be applied to business and professional behavior.

3 Credits


MBA-511 Quantitative Analysis & Research Methods

Quantitative Analysis and Research Methods will examine some of the principle analytical tools for decision-making in business and investigation in the social sciences.

3 Credits