FRAN 3440. Mentored Research Experience.3 Credit Hours.

0 to 3 hours. Prerequisites: ENGL 1113 or equivalent, and permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit 12 hours. For the inquisitive student to apply the scholarly processes of the discipline to a research or creative project under the mentorship of a faculty member. Student and instructor should complete an Undergraduate Research & Creative Projects (URCP) Mentoring Agreement and file it with the URCP office. Not for honors credit. (F, Sp, Su)

FRAN 3713. Fundamentals of Franchising.3 Credit Hours.

(Crosslisted with MKT 3713) Prerequisite: Business Candidacy & 3000 level core or concurrent enrollment. Provides a fundamental understanding of the franchising business model to showcase its unique differential advantages over alternative conventional systems of distribution. In particular, the course will focus on introducing students to operational issues, information flows, financial considerations and relationship processes involved in franchising. (F, Sp)