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BSc Management Studies Major / Economics Minor

 

 

 PROGRAMME ADVISING

 (ECONOMICS MINOR) 

BSc. MANAGEMENT STUDIES MAJOR/Econ Minor

 Academic Year 2016/2017

ADVICE: For the working adult we recommend a maximum of 3 courses for the semester and no more than 2 in Summer

NEW STUDENTS:

The Management Studies (Major), Economics (Minor) is in its fourth year of offer. 

Year 1 Students: We recommend that you register for a no more than 3 courses during the semesters and 2 courses in summer.  As an adult learner with competing responsibilities for your time, it is very important during your first year working in this online environment that you adhere to this recommendation. Once you have successfully completed your first year in this programme you will be in a better position to determine if you are able to take on increased credit hours. Your Level 1 courses are very important to prepare you for your Levels 2 and 3 courses. 
It is important therefore that you make your first year a success.  
 
TIP: First Year Students 
  • Examine your Offer Letter from Admissions to determine if you are required to take ELPT and IYMS. These are prerequisites for two Level 1 courses.
  • ►Take the ELPT and IYMS in your first year. 
TIP: 
Returning/Continuing Students
  • ►Plan wisely to ensure the successful completion of all courses you register for this academic year.
 
Courses being repeated should be taken at the first available opportunity before you attempt to register for courses at the next level.
 

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Course Code FOUN1001
Level Year 1
Course Name English for Academic Purposes
Semester 1 & 2
Pre-requisite ELPT - English Language Proficiency Test
Course Selection Guide

If your Offer Letter from Admissions indicates that you are required take the ELPT then you must first pass this test before you are allowed to do FOUN 1001.

For those persons requiring ELPT, the earliest offering is in August, 2016.  Please contact your Site Coordinator for additional information.
 
For those students requiring ELPT - the exam schedule is also posted during the year by the Registry on your Department’s Web Page at:
 
 
TIP
If you already passed the ELPT you should register for FOUN1001 in Semester 1.
 
 

 

Course Code FOUN1101
Level Year 1
Course Name Caribbean Civilization
Semester 1, 2 & Summer
Pre-requisite None

Course Selection Guide

First year and Level 1 continuing students: 

Note that these are the only Level 1 courses being offered during the Summer.
 

 

Course Code FOUN1210
Level Year 1
Course Name Science, Medicine and Technology in Society
Semester 1, 2 & Summer
Pre-requisite None

Course Selection Guide

First year and Level 1 continuing students: 

Note that these are the only Level 1 courses being offered during the Summer.
 

 

Course Code ACCT1002
Level Year 1
Course Name Introduction to Financial Accounting
Semester 1 & 2
Pre-requisite None
Course Selection Guide It is recommended that you first attempt this course in Semester 1

 

Course Code ECON1001
Level Year 1
Course Name Introduction to Microeconomics
Semester 1 & 2
Pre-requisite None
Course Selection Guide TIP: First attempt in Semester 1

 

Course Code ECON1003
Level Year 1
Course Name Mathematics for the Social Sciences I
Semester 1 & 2
Pre-requisite IYMS1001 – Improving Your Math Skills
Course Selection Guide TIP: First attempt in Semester 1

 

Course Code SOCI1002
Level Year 1
Course Name Introduction to Sociology
Semester 1 & 2
Pre-requisite None
Course Selection Guide  

 

Course Code ECON1002
Level Year 1
Course Name Introduction to Macroeconomics
Semester 1 & 2
Pre-requisite None
Course Selection Guide TIP: First attempt in Semester 2 or only after completing ECON1001

 

Course Code ECON1005
Level Year 1
Course Name Introduction to Statistics
Semester  1 & 2
Pre-requisite None
Course Selection Guide TIP: First attempt in Semester 2 or only after completing ECON1003

 

Course Code ACCT1003
Level Year 1
Course Name Cost and Management Accounting I
Semester 1 & 2
Pre-requisite None
Course Selection Guide TIP: First attempt in Semester 2 or only after completing ACCT1002

 

LEVELS 2 & 3

TIP: Second Year students

  • ►Complete the course FOUN1001 course before moving to Level 2 courses
  • ►Pass all Level 1 prerequisite courses before registering at Level 2
  • ►Take your Level 2 courses in sequence
  • ►Complete all of your Level 2 courses before registering for Level 3

Returning students – Pay attention to prerequisite course requirements for courses at Level 3

 

 

Course Code ACCT2017      
Level Year 2
Course Name Management Accounting
Semester 1 & 2
Pre-requisite ACCT1002, ACCT1003
Course Selection Guide  

 

Course Code MKTG2001
Level Year 2
Course Name Principles of Marketing
Semester 1 & 2
Pre-requisite ACCT1002, ACCT1003, ECON1001, ECON1005
Course Selection Guide  

 

Course Code MGMT2006    
Level Year 2
Course Name Management Information Systems I
Semester 1 & 2
Pre-requisite None
Course Selection Guide  

 

Course Code MGMT2008
Level Year 2
Course Name Organizational Behaviour
Semester 1 & Summer
Pre-requisite SOCI1002
Course Selection Guide  

 

Course Code MGMT2011
Level Year 2
Course Name Caribbean Business Environment
Semester 1 & Summer
Pre-requisite ECON1001, ECON1002
Course Selection Guide  

 

Course Code MGMT2012
Level Year 2
Course Name Introduction to Quantitative Methods
Semester 1 & 2
Pre-requisite ECON1001, ECON1003, ECON1005
Course Selection Guide  

 

Course Code MGMT2021
Level Year 2
Course Name Business Law
Semester 1 & Summer
Pre-requisite None
Course Selection Guide  

 

Course Code MGMT2023
Level Year 2
Course Name Financial Management I
Semester 1 & 2
Pre-requisite ACCT1002, ECON1003
Course Selection Guide  

 

Course Code MGMT3017
Level Year 2
Course Name Human Resource Management
Semester 1 & Summer
Pre-requisite MGMT2008
Course Selection Guide  

 

Course Code MGMT3031   
Level Year 2
Course Name Business Strategy and Policy
Semester 2 & Summer
Pre-requisite MGMT2006, or MKTG2001, AND MGMT2008, MGMT2023
Course Selection Guide

Note carefully the prerequisite courses for this course.

There are 3 prerequisites for this course

 

LEVELS 2 &3

COURSES FOR MINOR
 
Five courses (15 credits) comprise the Economics Minor as follows:
 
NB: Take note of the pre-requisites and availability of the courses, by Semester.
 
Course Code ECON2002
Level Year 2
Course Name Intermediate Macroeconomics I
Semester 1
Pre-requisite ECON1002
Course Selection Guide

ECON2002 is a prerequisite for ECON3005

Assessment: 40% Coursework and 60% Exam (face to face).

 

Course Code ECON2025 
Level Year 2
Course Name Statistical Methods
Semester 2
Pre-requisite

ECON1001, ECON 1002, ECON1003, ECON1005 or pass in A-Level or CAPE Mathematics

Course Selection Guide  Formerly referred to as ECON2006: Economic Statistics

 

Course Code ECON2000
Level Year 2
Course Name Intermediate Microeconomics I
Semester 1
Pre-requisite ECON1001, ECON1003
Course Selection Guide

ECON2000 is a prerequisite for ECON3005

Assessment: 40% Coursework and 60% Exam (face to face).

 

Course Code ECON3005
Level Year 3
Course Name Monetary Economics
Semester 2
Pre-requisite ECON2000, ECON2002
Course Selection Guide Assessment: 40% Coursework and 60% Exam (face to face).

 

Course Code ECON3051
Level Year 3
Course Name Topics in Economic Development
Semester 2
Pre-requisite ECON2002
Course Selection Guide  

LEVEL 2&3

ELECTIVES COURSES

 Choose a minimum of Five (5) courses

NOTE:

A finalizing student is: a student, who has successfully passed all FOUNDATION courses, has followed the sequence of course offerings and has now completed most of the Level 3 courses of their programme.
 
A Graduating Student is a finalizing student who has a maximum of 3 courses left to complete by summer of 2016/2017.
 
Summer Offering:  Courses offered in summer are mainly at Level 3.  Why? Summer is not a regular semester. Summer is designed to facilitate finalizing students who plan to graduate in the academic year 2016/2017.
 
TIP:  Note carefully the Level 3 courses on offer for summer.  See accompanying notes for MGMT2026 and MGMT3060.
 

 

Course Code GOVT2031   
Level Level 3
Course Name Public Sector Management
Semester 1 & Summer
Pre-requisite None
Course Selection Guide  

 

Course Code MGMT2026
Level                                                         Level 3
Course Name Production and Operations Management
Semester 1 & 2
Pre-requisite ACCT2017, MGMT2012, MGMT2020
Course Selection Guide

If you are a finalizing student and still require the pre-requisites for MGMT2026 you will need to complete/pass all the pre-requisites by Semester 1 and take this course in semester 2.

TIP: 
  • ►All graduating students are required to complete MGMT2026 in either Semesters 1 or 2 to be eligible to take MGMT 3060 in summer.
  • ►No overrides will be given for students who have not taken their prerequisites.

 

Course Code MGMT3060    
Level Level 3
Course Name Operations Planning and Control
Semester 1, 2 & Summer
Pre-requisite MGMT2026
Course Selection Guide TIP:
If you are a graduating student, you should already have taken/passed MGMT2026 (the pre-requisite course for MGMT3060) in either Semester 1 or 2.

 

Course Code MGMT3011      
Level Level 3
Course Name Management Information Systems II
Semester 1 & 2
Pre-requisite MGMT2006
Course Selection Guide  

 

Course Code MGMT3037     
Level Level 3
Course Name International Business Management
Semester 2 & Summer
Pre-requisite ECON1001, ECON1002, MGMT2023
Course Selection Guide  

 

Course Code SOCI2007           
Level Level 3
Course Name Survey Design and Analysis
Semester 2 & Summer
Pre-requisite SOCI1002, ECON1005
Course Selection Guide  

 

Course Code MGMT3062    
Level Level 3
Course Name Compensation Management
Semester 2 & Summer
Pre-requisite MGMT2008
Course Selection Guide  

 

Course Code MKTG3000   
Level Level 3
Course Name Marketing Management
Semester 2 & Summer
Pre-requisite MKTG2001
Course Selection Guide  

Disclaimer: The Programme Delivery Department reserves the right to revise this document during the academic year 2016-2017. Students are kindly advised to consult the online document regularly during the academic year, in case changes are made. Please be guided accordingly.