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 Energy Specialization

With the approval of the Energy Institute Faculty Committee and the BSM Curriculum Committee, a student in the Bachelor of Science in Management program may receive an Energy Specialization by completing at least nine semester credit hours of energy-related coursework. In addition to satisfying the course requirements, each student who receives the Energy Specialization must be approved by faculty affiliated with the Tulane Energy Institute. The Tulane Energy Institute Faculty Committee must review and approve any waivers or deviations from these requirements.

A total of nine (9) semester credit hours of approved coursework is required for the Energy Specialization.

Required for the BSM Energy Specialization:

ENRG 4100 Energy Markets, Economics, and Policy

Or

ENRG 4110 Energy Financial Modeling

Or

ENRG 4200 Energy Fundamentals and Trading

Additional courses that students may take to complete the BSM Energy Specialization include:

ENRG 4300 Advanced Financial Trading

ENRG 4410 Energy and Environmental Economics

ENRG 4610 Energy Trading: Electric Power Markets (formerly ENRG 4930)

ENRG 4710 Energy Portfolio Management

ENRG 4730 Energy Investment Banking

FINE 4160 Equity Analysis/Burkenroad Reports*
FINE 4160 may be used in the Energy Specialization; however, the student is also required to serve as a financial analyst for an energy company in the Burkenroad Reports portfolio of companies. Burkenroad Reports cover approximately 25 small- to mid-cap energy companies.

FINE 4610 Darwin Fenner Student Managed Fund*
FINE 4610 may be used in the Energy Specialization; however, the student must focus on the energy sector. Participation in this course is by invitation only by the finance faculty and is based on academic performance.

A student may take ENRG 4100, 4110, or 4200 to count towards the additional courses required to reach nine (9) credits for the Energy Specialization.

Application forms may be found at http://www.freeman.tulane.edu/energy/students.php#. Students should submit any requests for waivers or deviations from these requirements in writing, addressed to "Energy Institute Faculty," c/o The Tulane Energy Institute, Mezzanine Level, Goldring/Woldenberg Hall II.

*These courses can also count as Finance electives.

 Energy Specialization is a unique program that provides a combination of experiential learning with seasoned-industry faculty in a state-of-the-art facility to maximize a student's exposure to this exciting industry sector.

A specialization in energy is available to students in Bachelor of Science in Management (BSM), Master of Accounting (MACCT), Master of Business Administration (MBA), and Master of Finance (MFIN) programs. Energy Specialization Details

 

Entrepreneurship Specialization

Students pursuing a BSM who are applying for the Entrepreneurship Specialization notation on their final transcript need to submit a completed application to the Office of Undergraduate Education (Room 200, GW1) by the Application for Degree deadline.

REQUIRED: HOURS
MGMT 4140 Entrepreneurial Management 3.0
or
MGMT 4610 Management of New Ventures 3.0

ENTREPRENEURSHIP ELECTIVES – 6 Credit Minimum HOURS
No more than 3 credit hours from MGMT 4000 Independent Study courses is eligible.

FINE 4130 Venture Capital and Private Equity 3.0

FINE 4210 Real Estate Planning and Development 3.0

MGMT 4010 Strategic Management 3.0

MGMT 4110 Cases in Entrepreneurship 3.0

MGMT 4140 Entrepreneurial Management* 3.0

MGMT 4600 Strategic Consulting 3.0

MGMT 4610 Management of New Ventures * 3.0

MGMT 4150 Environment, Society and Capitalism 3.0

MGMT 4180 Management of Technology and Innovation 3.0

MKTG 4230 International Marketing 3.0

MGMT 4910 Independent Study: Bioinnovation 1.0 - 3.0

MGMT 4910 Independent Study: Conscious Capitalism 1.0 - 3.0

MGMT 4910 Independent Study: Entrepreneurship 1.0 - 3.0

MGMT 4910 Independent Study: Family Business 1.0 - 3.0

MGMT 4910 Independent Study: Social Entrepreneurship 1.0 - 3.0

Students should submit any requests for waivers or deviations from these requirements in writing, addressed to "Entrepreneurship Institute Faculty," c/o Lina Alfieri Stern at the Levy-Rosenblum Institute for Entrepreneurship, Goldring/Woldenberg Hall I, Suite 401.

*If not chosen as required course.

Students pursuing a BSM who are applying for the Entrepreneurship Specialization notation on their final transcript need to submit a completed application to the Office of Undergraduate Education (Room 200, GW1) by the Application for Degree deadline

 

Finance

An undergraduate business student completing the following courses, in addition to the required courses listed on page 14 of the BSM handbook, is eligible for transcript designation of a major in finance.

Required:
ACCN 3100 Intermediate Accounting I

FINE 4100 Advanced Financial Management

FINE 4110 Investments in Equities

FINE 4120 Analysis of Fixed Income Securities

Plus three FINE electives from:
FINE 3200 Games and Decisions

FINE 4130 Venture Capital and Private Equity

FINE 4140 Risk Management

FINE 4145 Advanced Trading

FINE 4150 International Finance

FINE 4160 Equity Analysis/Burkenroad Reports

FINE 4170 Financial Modeling

FINE 4600 Cases in Valuation and Financing

FINE 4610 Darwin Fenner Student Managed Fund Honors Seminar

FINE 4620 Investment Banking for Financial Firms

LGST 4140 Insurance and Risk Management (students admitted prior to Fall 2014)

ENRG 4730 Energy Investment Banking

Career Track Recommendations - The following tracks are designed to guide students in choosing finance electives based on possible careers.
Corporate Finance Track
Choose a minimum of three of the following electives:
FINE 4130 Venture Capital and Private Equity

FINE 4150 International Finance

FINE 4160 Equity Analysis/Burkenroad Reports

FINE 4600 Cases in Valuation & Financing

Investments Track
Choose a minimum of three of the following electives:
FINE 4140 Risk Management

FINE 4150 International Finance

FINE 4160 Equity Analysis/Burkenroad Reports

FINE 4610 Darwin Fenner Student Managed Fund Honors Seminar

LGST 4140 Insurance and Risk Management (students admitted prior to Fall 2014)

Freeman finance alumni have pursued successful careers in a variety of different companies. Some jobs accepted by finance major graduates include:

Financial Analyst: Amegy Bank, American Eagle, Bank of Montreal, Bloomberg, BNP Paribas, Chaffe and Associates, Johnson Rice, JPMorgan, Liz Claiborne, Lockheed Martin, Morgan Stanley, Societe General, Thermo Companies, TXU
Sales and Trading: Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, Direct Energy
Operations:Morgan Stanley, Citi Smith Barney.
Risk Management Analyst: Citigroup, Marsh & McLennon

Finance Major Details

 

Legal Studies in Business

An undergraduate business student completing the following courses, in addition to the required courses listed on page 14, is eligible for transcript designation of a major in legal studies in business.

Required:
LGST 4100 Business Law

LGST 4110 Legal Writing and Research

Choose four LGST electives (12 credits):

LGST Electives

LGST 4120 International Business Law

LGST 4140 Insurance and Risk Management

LGST 4150 Real Estate Law

LGST 4160 Law of E-Commerce

LGST 4170 Employment Law for Human Resource Professionals

LGST 4180 Sports and Entertainment Law

LGST 4210 Mock Trial (instructor approval required; both semesters required)

MGMT 4170 Negotiations

TAXN 4100 Business Taxation

The legal studies department also offers a legal studies public service component, LGST 3890, to satisfy the upper-level public service requirement. The course is taken simultaneously with any three-credit legal studies course. Please see course description for more information.

Additionally, students seeking admission to law school should complete the LSAT review course. This course does not count as an elective for the major.

 

Legal studies in business alumni have pursued successful careers in a variety of different companies. Some jobs accepted by legal studies in business major graduates include:

Analyst: Willis RE
Risk Management Analyst: Marsh & McLennon
Analyst:Central Intelligence Agency


Legal Studies in Business Major Details

Management

 An undergraduate business student completing the following courses, in addition to the required courses listed on page 14 of the BSM handbook, is eligible for transcript designation of a major in management. In addition, management majors select a career track — either consulting or entrepreneurship. While each track has similar course requirements within the academic area, each has distinctly different course requirements outside the academic area.

Consulting Track:
Students choosing the consulting track must complete the following courses:

MGMT 4120 Corporate and Cooperative Strategy

MGMT 4170 Negotiations

MGMT 4180 Management of Technology and Innovation

MGMT 4600 Strategic Consulting
Plus two additional MGMT electives from list below.

Entrepreneurship Track:
Students choosing the entrepreneurship track must complete the following courses:

MGMT 4150 Environment, Society, and Capitalism

MGMT 4180 Management of Technology and Innovation

MGMT 4610 Entrepreneurship: Managing New Venture Creation

FINE 4130 Venture Capital and Private Equity

Plus two additional electives from:
MGMT 4110 Cases in Entrepreneurship

MGMT 4120 Corporate and Cooperative Strategy

MGMT 4130 Dimensions in Human Resource Management

MGMT 4140 Entrepreneurial Management

MGMT 4150 Environment, Society, and Capitalism

MGMT 4160 Leadership

MGMT 4170 Negotiations

MGMT 4180 Management of Technology and Innovation

MGMT 4600 Strategic Consulting

MGMT 4610 Managing New Venture Creation

Additional Recommended Electives:
MKTG 4100 Consumer Behavior MKTG 4220 Sales Force Management
MKTG 4110 Marketing Research ACCN 3100 Intermediate Financial Accounting I

Management alumni have pursued successful careers in a variety of different companies. Some jobs accepted by management major graduates include:

Manager-in-Training: ABC Supply, Abercrombie & Fitch, Cintas, Enterprise, JCPenney, Sherwin Williams, Verizon Wireless
Project Manager: Epic Systems, Motorola, Schematic
Operations Manager: NOLA Couture
Associate Product Manager: Yahoo!
Special Events Coordinator: Woodberry Events

Management Major Details

Marketing

An undergraduate business student completing the following courses, in addition to the required courses listed on page 14, is eligible for transcript designation of a major in marketing.For Students admitted Fall 2010- Spring 2012
Required:
MKTG 4100 Consumer Behavior
MKTG 4110 Marketing Research

Plus at least 12 credits of MKTG electives from:
MKTG 4120 Marketing Strategy
MKTG 4220 Sales Force Management
MKTG 4230 International Marketing
MKTG 4240 Relationship Marketing
MKTG 4250 Social and Online Marketing
MKTG 4260 Integrated Marketing Communications (formerly Advertising and Brand Promotion)
MKTG 4270 Marketing Analytics
MKTG 4280 Sports Marketing
MKTG 4290 Service Marketing
MKTG 4600 Cases in Marketing
MGMT 4170 Negotiations
MKTG 4115 Marketing Research Lab (1.5 credits)
MKTG 4410 Social and Online Marketing Lab (1.5 credits)
FINE 3200 Games and Decisions
INFO 4120 Database Management

For Students admitted Fall 2012 and later
Required:
MKTG 4100 Consumer Behavior
MKTG 4110 Marketing Research
MKTG 4115 Marketing Research Lab
MKTG 4220 Sales Force Management
MKTG 4250 Social and Online Marketing

Plus two MKTG electives from:
MKTG 4120 Marketing Strategy
MKTG 4230 International Marketing
MKTG 4240 Relationship Marketing
MKTG 4260 Integrated Marketing Communications (formerly Advertising and Brand Promotion)
MKTG 4270 Marketing Analytics
MKTG 4280 Sports Marketing
MKTG 4290 Service Marketing
MKTG 4600 Cases in Marketing
MKTG 4410 Social and Online Marketing Lab (1.5 credits)
FINE 3200 Games and Decisions
INFO 4120 Database Management (taken in Spring 2014 only)

Marketing alumni have pursued successful careers in a variety of different companies. Some jobs accepted by marketing major graduates include:

Sales Assistant: Buckingham Research Group
Advertising Sales Agent: Gourmet Magazine
Marketing Intern: Hess Marketing, New Orleans Hornets, Keating Magee, MTV, NOLA Couture, NY Rangers, Philadelphia 76ers, Somerset Patriots
Assistant Media Buyer: Horizon Media, Round2 Communications

Marketing Major Details

Joint Bachelor of Science in Management/Master of Accounting (BSM-MACCT) Program

Joint Bachelor of Science alumni have pursued successful careers in the "Big Four" public accounting and professional services firms; international, national, and regional public accounting firms; and a variety of different companies. Some jobs accepted by Joint Bachelor of Science in Management/Master of Accounting graduates include: Tax and Audit Associates: PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG, Grant Thornton
Analyst Corporate Finance Department: Deutsche Bank
Financial Analyst: Dell
Staff Accountant: Memphis Redbirds

Joint Bachelor of Science Major Details
Last Updated 10/29/14