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Nammy K. Lee

Associate Professor
Unit: School of Continuing and Professional Studies
Department: SCPS - CP-Admin-Deans Office
Office location and address
Northern Virginia Center
Annapolis, Maryland 21401

Nammy Lee is the senior program director and assistant professor, overseeing the School’s Business and Professional Studies programs.  She brings wide-ranging experiences spanning over 30 years as an educator and a public and private practitioner. Prior to her academic appointment, Lee worked in the public sector conducting audits and later served as a consultant to small businesses.  An innovative educator, she successfully converted the School’s Certificate in Accounting to a fully online program, with a focus on instructional design for student engagement and interaction. Her research in accounting education has been presented at the International Education Conferences and featured at the Virginia Educators’ Symposium.  She is an active member of the AICPA and VSCPA Northern chapter, previously serving as a panelist promoting accounting careers to students. Lee holds a Master’s in Accounting and Financial Management and a Ph.D. in Organization and Management with a specialization in Business.

NCBM 107: Introduction to Public Relations
Addresses the history of public relations (PR) and examines how PR is practiced today. Reviews key elements of the PR process and introduces ethical/legal issues. Introduces a four-step process to create an effective PR planning model that includes goals, objectives, strategies and tactics. Provides guidelines for working with the media, doing effective interviews and responding to inquiries.
NCBM 111: Strategic Planning and Public Relations Campaigns
Examines how to effectively develop a strategic public relations (PR) plan while developing a comprehensive PR campaign. Reviews the use of strategic plans as essential components for achieving tangible results and success. Introduces issues and concepts that guide an effective and influential PR plan. Explores how to assess situations; define objectives; identify audiences; and create metrics.
NCBM 112: Crisis Communications
Covers the identification and use of appropriate measures to meet immediate needs, find communications opportunities, and prevent or limit damages caused by a crisis situation.
NCBM 115: Image Management
Examines image management as a tool used by public relations professionals to build or strengthen a company's image in the eyes of the public. Learn about the power of public relations and corporate image using the latest practices and techniques to create favorable public impressions, establish a recognizable image, and develop an effective imaging plan.
NCBM 407: Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) Review Prep for PMP Exam
Provides an in-depth review of the Project Management Institute's Required Body of Knowledge to successfully prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam. The major function of the PMP credentialing program is to ensure competence and professionalism in the field of project management.
NCPR 500: Personal Financial Planning
Introduces the concepts of the financial planning process, client/planner interactions, time value of money applications, personal financial statements development and assessment, cash flow and debt management, and asset acquisition. Other topics and an overview of practice management concepts will be discussed. Recommended but not required: Financial Accounting, Macroeconomics, Statistics.
NCBM 500: Moving from HR Metrics to HR Analytics
Provides HR practitioners an applied learning experience in data analytics and the skills needed to leverage analytics to determine future organization performance outcomes. After completion, participants will be eligible to receive 13 SHRM (Society of Human Resources Management) Professional Development Credits. Recommended: Knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
NCPR 501: Insurance Planning
Introduces students to risk management and insurance decisions in personal financial planning. Topics include insurance for life, health, disability, property and liability risks, as well as annuities, group insurance, and long term care. Prerequisites: Recommended but not required: Financial Accounting, Macroeconomics, and Statistics.
NCPR 502: Investment Planning
Provides an understanding of the various types of securities traded in financial markets, investment theory and practice, portfolio construction and management, and investment strategies and tactics. Prerequisites: Recommended but not required: Financial Accounting, Macroeconomics, and Statistics.
NCPR 503: Income Tax Planning
Focuses on principles and current law and practice of income taxation and its impact on financial planning for individuals, couples, and families in their roles as investors, employees, and business owners. Prerequisites: Recommended but not required: Financial Accounting, Macroeconomics, and Statistics.
NCPR 504: Retirement Planning
Focuses on retirement preparation. Includes topics such as the importance of retirement planning, an evaluation of the clients needs, an understanding of Social Security and Medicare, and qualified and non-qualified retirement plans. Recommended but not required: Financial Accounting, Macroeconomics, Statistics.
NCPR 505: Estate Planning
Focuses on the efficient conservation and transfer of wealth consistent with the clients goals. Studies the legal, tax, financial, and non-financial aspects of this process, and covers topics such as trusts, wills, probate, advanced directives, charitable giving, wealth transfers, and related taxes. Prerequisite: Recommended but not required: Financial Accounting, Macroeconomics, and Statistics.
NCPR 506: Capstone: Financial Planning
Engages students in critical thinking and decision-making about personal financial management topics in the context of the financial planning process. Focuses on refining and developing skills for personal financial planners when working with individuals, families, and business owners in meeting financial needs and objectives. Prerequisites: Completion of all other required courses.
ACCT 2010: Introductory Accounting I
Credits: 3
Designed to introduce students to the language of business, the course begins with the role of financial data in contemporary society, proceeds to develop the accounting model for capturing financial data, and finishes with the problems of measuring and reporting income, assets, liabilities, and equities.
ACCT 2020: Introductory Accounting II
Credits: 3
Continuation of ACCT 2010. Approximately one third of the course deals with additional financial accounting topics, emphasizing managerial considerations and financial analysis. Cost accumulation, allocation, and product cost methods are studied in a manufacturing setting. Matters such as evaluation of performance planning, cost behavior, and special decisions are emphasized. Prerequisite: ACCT 2010.
SEC 3010: Securing the Cyber World
Credits: 3
Provides a global perspective on cyber security and the impact of cyber threats. Addresses a variety of topics that are all part of the cyber ecosystem, to include current threat trends, defense in-depth techniques, attack case studies, risk management, disaster recovery, security policy, and awareness training. Examines current best practices, compliance requirements, and evolving security architectures.
SEC 3020: Cyber Security Policy, Law, and Ethics
Credits: 3
Provides overview of cyber security (CS) policies, laws, regulations, and ethical considerations that can be used to help protect and improve an organization's security posture. Explores related topics including ethics, CS policy requirements and controls, compliance, and implementation issues. Examines modern CS regulations and frameworks, and the various policies and procedures that may be used in an organization's security strategy.
SEC 3030: Human Factors in Cyber Security
Credits: 3
Explores human aspects of cyber security -- including security training and awareness, cyber ethics, hacktivism, hacker culture -- with emphasis on human motivations and responses. Examines common human-centered attacks, such as phishing, social engineering, and other psychological manipulation.
FAC 3030: Federal Cost and Price Analysis I
Credits: 3
Examines the principles of cost and price analysis, and related regulations required to perform proposal and contract modification analysis.
FAC 3031: Federal Cost and Price Analysis II
Credits: 3
Covers specific topics related to cost and price analysis, such as small business programs, performance based pay, cash flow, GSA contracting, and e-Business.
SEC 3040: Writing and Communication in a Technical Field
Credits: 3
Develops strong writing competencies for technical fields, including communication of complex information to a variety of audiences through various print and online media. Teaches students to write, organize, edit, and design information with clarity and accuracy. Covers organizing, managing, communicating, and facilitating technical information. Topics include conciseness, simplicity, information arrangement, presentation, and readability.
ACCT 3110: Intermediate Accounting I
Credits: 3
An intensive study of the generally accepted accounting principles for asset valuation, income measurement, and financial statement presentation for business organizations, and the processes through which these principles evolve. Prerequisite: ACCT 2020.
ACCT 3120: Intermediate Accounting II
Credits: 3
Continuation of ACCT 3110, emphasizing accounting for the equities of a firm's investors and creditors. Covers special problem areas in financial accounting including accounting for leases, pensions, and income taxes. Prerequisite: ACCT 3110.
ACCT 3140: Cost Accounting
Credits: 3
Addresses analysis of cost behavior and volume profit relationships; responsibility accounting and reporting flexible budgets; and the use of standard costs to guide and control performance. Prerequisite: ACCT 2020.
IT 3210: Programming with Java
Credits: 3
Studies key structures, concepts, and applications needed to write programs with Java, an object-oriented programming language used for developing user interfaces on the Web.
IT 3220: Strategic Business Value of Information Technology
Credits: 3
Focuses on how to assess the value of IT investments and align technical strategies with business strategies. Introduces Porter's Five Forces Model, the value chain, technology payoff metrics, and risk analysis. Explores ways to leverage disruptive technologies for competitive advantage.
IT 3230: Basics of Web Design
Credits: 3
Master the basics of website construction, design, and maintenance using XHTML and CSS. The course provides an overview of aesthetic, business, and technical website design concepts. Attention is also given to the underlying concepts of website design such as navigation for websites, usability, accessibility issues, and the process of putting a completed website online.
IT 3240: Enterprise Systems Architecture and Design
Credits: 3
Applies common frameworks and methodologies to the examination of enterprise system architecture needs. Includes coverage of the systems development life cycle and the methodologies in use characterized by their varying degrees of iteration, structure, and user involvement. Emphasizes analytical and design concepts and related tools such as use cases and Unified Modeling Language.
IT 3350: Agile Project Management
Credits: 3
Introduces the principles of Agile Project Management and covers the frameworks and practices used by agile teams. Explores innovative ways of gathering requirements, estimation, release planning, performance metrics, and scaling with the Agile Manifesto in mind. Emphasizes software development while applying the principles to any type of project..
IT 3400: Database Management and Business Intelligence/Analytics
Credits: 3
Learn and apply the fundamentals of relational database modeling and database management systems technology in the development of business information systems. Encompasses entity/relationship diagrams, relational theory, normalization, integrity constraints, the Structured Query Language (SQL), and physical and logical design. Students will also be exposed to core concepts and tools associated with data warehousing.
IT 3500: Data Analytics & Decision-Making
Credits: 3
Introduces analytics process from question formulation to data gathering, processing, and decision making; highlights and explores differences among methods using large data sets + case studies from various industries to illustrate and understand concepts. Utilizes statistical software; applies analytical methods through exercises, case study examination, and final project. Prereq: Foundational knowledge of statistics or instructor permission.
PC 4010: Introduction to Federal Procurement
Credits: 3
Introduces the procurement and contracting processes, and explores fundamental principles and techniques in detail. Emphasis is on government procurement, but the course also provides an understanding of procurement methods and subcontracting in the private sector. Uses the FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulations) as a text.
SEC 4010: Digital Forensics and Cybercrime
Credits: 3
Examines cybercrimes and the digital forensics processes and techniques needed to discover, prosecute, and mitigate cybercrime. Explores the threats of cybercrime and mitigating countermeasures. Topics include discovering, preserving, and presenting digital evidence for legal prosecution; digital forensics tools and techniques; and anti-forensics techniques.
SEC 4020: Mobile Security and Forensics
Credits: 3
Explores mobile device architecture and cyber threats. Examines the security strengths and weaknesses of mobile devices and platforms, as well as corporate mobile security policies and procedures. Topics include mobile device operating system software architecture, mobile application architecture, mobile device and application vulnerability assessment testing, and mobile device forensic analysis.
PC 4020: Contract Administration
Credits: 3
Covers the technical and fundamental procedures basic to contract administration. Examines both theory and practice, emphasizing enforcement of contract terms and conditions, cost overruns, change orders, disputes and appeals, financial analysis, contract authority and interpretation, production surveillance, quality assurances, and audit. Prerequisite: PC 4010.
HR 4030: Organizational Change and Development
Credits: 3
Analyzes key concepts and theories in organizational behavior and organizational development. Focuses on students' development of the diagnostic skills necessary to effectively manage organizational change. Deals with specific issues such as downsizing, mergers and acquisitions, and the inclusion of an international workforce into a "new" corporate culture. Prerequisite: HR 4010 or with instructor permission or program director permission.
PC 4030: Cost and Price Analysis
Credits: 3
Covers the basic concepts in the analysis of contract price by cost-price analysis techniques, learning curve, weighted guidelines, profit objectives, and analysis of the IT systems environment. Prerequisite: PC 4010
SEC 4030: Ethical Hacking
Credits: 3
Explores the tools and techniques used to assess the security posture of a target system. Topics include footprinting, reconnaissance, vulnerability discovery, and malware. Covers vulnerability discovery in a variety of systems, including web applications, mobile platforms, and cloud computing. Aligns with the EC-Council ANSI accredited Certified Ethical Hacker exam 312-50.
PC 4040: Government Contract Law
Credits: 3
Introduces government contract law, contract clauses and provisions, legal aspects associated with contracting, and administering contracts. Prerequisite: PC 4010.
HR 4050: Legal and Ethical Issues in Human Resources
Credits: 3
Addresses employment laws and issues, including the Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1991, FLSA, ADA, FMLA, ERISA, selected immigration laws, affirmative action, sexual harassment, and other issues of gender and racial/ethnic equity. Also deals with business ethics issues as they relate to HR. Prerequisite: HR 4010 or HR 4020 or with instructor permission or program director permission.
PC 4050: Negotiation of Contracts and Modifications
Credits: 3
Covers the techniques of negotiation. Focuses on the organization and operation of the procurement team, preparation and conduct of negotiations of contracts, and contract modifications by the team concept. Mock negotiations are conducted in class using case studies. Prerequisite: PC 4030.
HR 4070: Employee Relations, Engagement and Advocacy
Credits: 3
Explores role of employee relations in an organization. Provides practical consulting skills for HR professional's role as business partner. Topics include policies and practicies governing workplace rules + conduct; gov. regulations impacting employment + compliance; and a range of concepts, practices and objectives arising from organization-employee relations. Prerequisite: HR 4010, HR 4020, or with instructor permission or program director permission.
HR 4090: Strategic Workforce Planning
Credits: 3
Addresses HR recruitment planning, recruiting, job placement, performance appraisal, and outplacement resulting from layoffs, downsizing, or firing. Prerequisite: HR 4010, HR 4020 or with instructor or program director permission
PC 4220: Federal Government Contracting: A Contractor's Perspective
Credits: 3
Covers marketing and sales, pre-RFP work, RFP analysis, technical proposal preparation, management and cost proposal preparation, government site visits, audits, negotiations, contract start-up, performance, and contract shut-down.
IT 4400: Web Application Development - Building Dynamic Websites
Credits: 3
This course serves as a capstone course to be taken after all other required courses in the program. Using a project-based approach, students will develop Web applications using the PHP scripting language and MySQL databases. Topics include PHP scripting, data-driven interactivity, writing secure PHP programs, and code frameworks.
ACCT 4450: Federal Taxation I
Credits: 3
An analysis of the federal income tax law and its application to individuals. A study is made of problems covering personal and business tax situations. Several cases are assigned for which the student prepares illustrative tax returns. Prerequisite: ACCT 2020 or instructor permission.
ACCT 4700: Federal Accounting
Credits: 3
Provides a comprehensive overview of accounting principles, terminology, concepts, and standards unique to federal accounting to include an analysis and discussion of the laws, regulations, rule-setting organizations, and policies leading to current day federal accounting and reporting practices. Requisite: ACCT 2020
PSPA 5000: Intro to Public Administration
Credits: 3
Provides students with an overview of the theory and practice of public administration. Covers topics such as the historical development of public administration, public organizational dynamics, public personnel administration, public budgeting, public policy, and ethics. Applies analytical skills using case studies focusing on current issues.
HR 5005: Talent Management
Credits: 3
Explores the full body of knowledge of talent management and surveys the impact of the TM function and its influence upon organizations. Assesses the strategic impact of talent management and the labor force on organizations in the 21st century. Reviews challenges that senior leaders face in hiring top talent, and engaging, motivating and retaining the best employees. Prequisites: Admission to Graduate HR or HSM Certificate programs.
PC 5010: Procurement Policy & Practices
Credits: 3
Covers all subchapters of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), providing an intensive review of practical technical, business and contractual issues that the government deals with in establishing and managing a federal contract. Topics include acquisition process, governmental acquisition plans, inspection and termination as well as some of the basics necessary for contracts and acquisition personnel.
PSPA 5010: Public Policy Analysis
Credits: 3
Introduces tools and concepts in performing policy analysis. Focuses on critical thinking skills to synthesize and evaluate theoretical models and policy alternatives. Covers environmental policy, healthcare, welfare, terrorism, immigration, and foreign policy. Links between federal, state, and local public policy and public administration.
BUS 5010: Cyber Security Management
Credits: 3
Provides managers with the essential framework needed to design and develop an effective cyber security program. Explores methods used to raise general security awareness, review current industry practices, and develop expertise needed to adapt policies to achieve confidentiality, integrity, and availability of organizational assets and data.
PC 5020: Advanced Cost and Price Analysis
Credits: 3
Covers basic contract types and how to determine the costs for each. Analyzes how businesses function financially and how pricing decisions are made for a specific commodity; market versus cost-based pricing decisions; methodologies used in the development of cost analysis studies; and life cycle costing. Prerequisite: PC 5010.
PSPA 5020: Public Organization Management
Credits: 3
Familiarizes students with public organization management literature. Covers historically important works in the field, major current schools of thought, and writers in organization theory and behavior. Examines different ways to view organizations.
PSPM 5030: Introduction to Project Management
Credits: 3
Introduces students to the various aspects of the project life cycle and project management. Explores best practices and the application of these best practices for project success.
BUS 5030: Designing Dynamic Security Architecture
Credits: 3
Explores the building blocks needed to implement security within the System Development Life-Cycle (SDLC). Focuses on how to analyze internal applications, computing platforms/network infrastructure, and corporate objectives with an eye toward designing flexible security architecture that is best suited for the enterprise. Studies in-depth defense techniques and how they are applied to optimize security architecture.
PSPA 5040: Ethics
Credits: 3
Introduces and explores the philosophical and practical issues related to ethical decision making. Emphasizes the analysis of ethical problems and the development of analytical skills and values. Incorporates case studies, journal articles, current events, and debates as practical examples of ethical issues.
PC 5040: Advanced Contract Management
Credits: 3
Reinforces and increases knowledge of the principles of contract formation and administration. Major topics include: market research, acquisition and source selection planning, contract types and financing, RFPs, protests, subcontract administration, contract finance and debt collection, contract payments and prompt payments, termination, delays, quality assurance and changes, claims, and closeout. Prerequisite: PC 5010.
HR 5050: Organizational Change and Development
Credits: 3
Enables the student to understand the behavioral concepts and theories that form the foundation of organizational development, the process of change management, and the organizational development techniques and interventions designed to improve organization effectiveness. Explores such concepts and processes as power and influence, conflict, inter-group behavior, decision-making, and communication.
PSPA 5050: Environmental Policies and Practices
Credits: 3
Provides an overview of current environmental policies and practices at the federal, state, and local levels as well as global environmental issues. Covers such topics as environmental justice, sustainable development, resiliency; environmental risk, economic environmental issues; and the distributed effects of environmental pollution aross ethnic, racial, income and occupational groups.
PC 5050: Seminar for Acquisition Personnel
Credits: 3
Surveys current research in the field of contract management and provides an opportunity to develop skill in critical evaluation of theories and their application in solving problems. Prerequisite: PC 5010.
PC 5060: Federal Acquisition Case Studies
Credits: 3
Provides a basic understanding of the laws and regulations that apply to federal government contracting. Analyzes case studies dealing with federal contracting. Emphasizes ethical considerations, as well as the current and anticipated regulations and policies affecting federal procurement. Prerequisite: PC 5010.
PC 5070: Services Contracting
Credits: 3
Examines the laws, regulations, and procedures that govern all stages of government services contracting, including planning, solicitation, proposal development, evaluation, and contract administration. Designed for both experienced and novice contract administrators. Covers the latest policies and regulations relating to services. Prerequisite: PC 5010.
PC 5080: FAR Standards for Actions and Decisions
Credits: 3
Provides a detailed explanation, review, and analysis of many FAR standards and tests applied in successful contracting decisions. The standard apply to both government buying and industry selling business decisions. Prerequisite: PC 5010.
BUS 5100: Cyber Law, Regulation, and Ethics
Credits: 3
An overview of the ethical challenges in the information age - introduces the complex and dynamic state of the law as it applies to behavior in cyberspace. Topics include the legal pitfalls of doing business in an interconnected world and an intro to the various organizations and materials that can be turned to for assistance in understanding how to ethically and legally provide services and operate modern computer-based systems and networks.
PC 5100: Advanced Contracting by Negotiation
Credits: 3
Provides a detailed explanation of contracting by the negotiation method as provided in the current Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 15. Reviews the policy and procedures in contracting by negotiation. Prerequisite: PC 5010.
PC 5140: Seminar in International Procurement
Credits: 3
Examines current issues in public and private international procurement. Reviews relevant international business issues. Each student will choose, with the approval of the instructor, a specific topic for research and writing. Prerequisite: PC 5010.
PC 5160: Strategic Customer Relationship Management
Credits: 3
Explores how contractors obtain and retain federal customers with significant emphasis on: analysis, marketing, sales, proposals, and client retention strategies.
PSPM 5200: Project Schedule, Cost, and Budget Control
Credits: 3
Introduces students to a variety of project scheduling and cost control techniques that are vital for a project to meet its schedule and cost goals and objectives. Concentrates on the variety of scheduling techniques (Gantt Chart, Critical Path Method, and Program Evaluation Review Technique) that can be used to guide and monitor project performance. Activities that are critical in preparing a realistic schedule are explored, discussed, and practiced. Students are then introduced to a variety of budgeting, cost estimating, and cost control techniques.
ACCT 5210: Introductory Auditing
Credits: 3
Examines auditing methodology through a study of auditing standards. Includes the nature of evidence, program planning, work papers, internal control evaluation, types of audit tests, and audit reports. Prerequisite: ACCT 3120.
PSPM 5210: Project Risk Management
Credits: 3
Introduces students to various concepts and techniques that can be used to effectively manage project risks including cost, schedule, technical, quality, managerial and organizational.
IT 5220: Strategic Business Value of Information Technology
Credits: 3
Focuses on how to assess the value of IT investments and align technical strategies with business strategies. Introduces Porter's Five Forces Model, the value chain, technology payoff metrics, and risk analysis. Explores ways to leverage disruptive technologies for competitive advantage. Application of various models and frameworks is achieved through assignment. Prerequisite: Admission to Graduate Certificate in HSM or Instructor Permission.
PSPM 5230: Project Management: Leadership and Managing the Project Team
Credits: 3
Analyzes the difference between leadership and management in the project management environment. Evaluates the role of the project manager as team leader, and reviews the application of various leadership and management techniques to project management.
PSPM 5240: Introduction to Purchasing for Project Managers
Credits: 3
Explores the important role that contracting and purchasing play in the project environment, especially in light of meeting or exceeding goals.
ACCT 5250: Advanced Auditing
Credits: 3
Builds on the concepts and practice examples from introductory auditing to provide students with an in-depth understanding of professional standards, the audit process, advanced audit techniques, and the auditor's role in ensuring that publicly issued financial statements are fairly presented. Prerequisite: ACCT 5210.
PSPM 5290: Principles and Practices of Agile Project Management
Credits: 3
Introduce Agile Project Management as an iterative and incremental method of managing the project design and build activities for engineering, information technology, and new product or service development projects in a highly flexible and interactive manner. Provides thorough exposure to agile and lean methods, and explores differences between these methods and traditional techniques.
PSLP 5300: Foundations of Leadership
Credits: 3
Introduces students to various styles and theories of leadership. Through self-assessment and guided inquiry, students examine and create their own unique style of leadership. Students will develop approaches to adapt and modify leadership styles to various situations and individual personalities to influence organizational outcomes.
ACCT 5310: Selected Topics in Advanced Accounting
Credits: 3
Studies accounting and financial reporting for partnerships, business enterprise segments, home office/branch office, foreign transactions and translation, business combinations, and other intercorporate investments and consolidated statements. Prerequisite: ACCT 3120.
PSLP 5320: Organizational Leadership
Credits: 3
Focuses on the challenging role of leaders in today's complex organizations. Identifies ways to adapt the organizational structures, policies, and management workforce to enhance competitive advantage. Topics include change management, organizational dynamics, and crisis management. Upon completion of the course students will be able to assess risk, perform root cause analysis, and employ effective decision-making processes.
ACCT 5330: Accounting for Non-Business Organizations
Credits: 3
Financial accounting for governmental and non-profit organizations. Studies the theory and techniques of accounting and reporting for various funds and groups of accounts. Prerequisite: ACCT 3120.
ACCT 5410: Fraud Examination
Credits: 3
Focuses on the principles and methodology of fraud detection and deterrence. Examines how and why occupational fraud is committed, how fraudulent conduct can be deterred, and how allegations of fraud should be investigated and resolved. Prerequisite: ACCT 3120 Intermediate Accounting II
ACCT 5460: Federal Taxation II
Credits: 3
Analyzes the federal income tax law and its application to corporations, shareholders, partnerships, partners, estates, and gift transactions. Prerequisite: ACCT 4450.
ACCT 5470: Forensic Accounting
Credits: 3
Analyzes the various forensic accounting techniques and investigative strategies used in forensic examinations; covers uses of accounting information systems in fraud detection, the nature of financial statement fraud as well as the framework for detecting fraudulent financial reporting, and the importance of internal controls in fraud prevention. Prerequisite: ACCT 3120
ACCT 5480: Corporate Governance and Ethics
Credits: 3
Provides in-depth understanding of corporate governance and ethics related to the public accounting profession. Explores different ethical decision-making models and apply formal corporate governance frameworks to resolve ethical conflicts as faced by accountants. Examines the challenges to ethical decision-making faced by internal accountants & auditors and learn to evaluate & resolve ethical conflict.
ACCT 5490: Cybersecurity for Accounting
Credits: 3
Provides essential knowledge needed to make sound strategic decisions related to investments in cybersecurity. Explores methods used to raise general security awareness, review current industry practices, and develop knowledge needed to adapt policies to protect and safeguard proprietary information.
ACCT 5710: Business Law
Credits: 3
Covers key areas of law that affect businesses. Topics that are covered include but are not limited to an introduction to the American legal system, Constitutional law, torts, contracts, sales, commercial paper, agency law, employment law, partnerships, corporations, hybrid entities, regulation of business, property law, and bankruptcy law.
BUS 6000: Applied Wireless Network Security
Credits: 3
Provides students with practical, real-world experience with the various wireless network security core competencies. Specifically, the course provides the most popular hacking, cracking, and wireless security network analysis tools on a CD ROM and trains students to use them to assess and secure wireless networks.
PSMT 6010: Digital Marketing Tools & Techniques
Credits: 3
Explores how to use integrated web, email and database technologies in pre-built, personalized marketing campaigns to acquire and retain customers. Demonstrates practical skills by developing effective email offer letters and landing pages, and by using web analytics tools, search engine marketing strategies, webinars and online surveys to accomplish eMarketing objectives.
PSMT 6020: Strategic Database Marketing
Credits: 3
Explores ways to identify, retain, and build customer loyalty to generate sales that drive higher profits to the bottom line. Explores how to use databases to deliver these results. Includes such topics as database design, data warehouses, data mining, and marketing techniques such as customer lifetime value, and recency-frequency-monetary analysis.
PSMT 6030: Customer Relationship Management
Credits: 3
Studies Customer Relationship Management (CRM) technologies and strategies. Reviews various business approaches for managing all aspects of the customer lifecycle across the Internet and off-line channels.
PSMT 6050: Web Marketing: Building Awareness on the Internet
Credits: 3
Applies marketing principles and best practices in an Internet environment. Uses case studies and extensive online research evaluating practical Web-based marketing communication strategies, including banner ads, search engine keyword campaigns, online public relations, content providers, and other online media.
PSMT 6070: Social & New Media Digital Marketing
Credits: 3
Explores how new media is being used to create relationships, market products and services, engage key audiences, create brand awareness, and drive loyalty. Covers techniques such as social networking, wikis, widgets, blogging, podcasting, webcasting, social bookmarking, mobile marketing, and mashups.