Business

  • BUS 1220 College Keyboarding

    Students will master the keyboard and develop skills and techniques in accuracy, proofreading, speed, and document production. Basic letters, one-page reports, and a variety of business documents are introduced and keyed using the computer. Skill building is emphasized through individualized instruction. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • BUS 1320 Word Processing

    Students will learn to create, edit, save, and print documents. Preparation of business letters and reports will enhance basic and production skills and office simulation activities. The ability to produce and edit professional business documents is strengthened. The course provides hands-on training in word processing software. Prerequisite: BUS 1220. Master Course Syllabus

  • BUS 1360 Keyboarding/Word Processing

    Students will learn the fundamentals of skill building using Microsoft Word. Document formatting for business correspondence, reports, and tables will be emphasized. A major emphasis is placed on increasing speed/accuracy and improving proofreading skills. No requisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • BUS 1410 Accounting Fundamentals

    Students will gain an understanding of the accounting principles and procedures used to record, classify, and summarize financial data. Students will become familiar with accounting terminology and many of the financial records, forms, and statements used in an electronic environment. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • BUS 1420 Office Procedures

    Students will prepare to learn and perform procedures to become effective in both the operation and managerial levels required in today's and tomorrow's office. A survey of the automated office and introduction to integrated office systems is emphasized. Students are given a perspective on the role of an office professional and an awareness of the technical developments that have affected the office professional. Course content includes theory and practice in time and work management, telephone techniques, planning/coordinating travel and meetings, and communication skills. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • BUS 1430 Entrepreneurship I

    This course provides the student with skills and resources necessary to assess current personal, economic, social, and business environment for opportunities for new ventures. Students will assess their business ideas based on their own strengths and skills, by looking internally at prior experience, education and skills. In addition the student will begin an external analysis of area trends. Business ideas will be matched with the student's skills, as well as personal, professional, and financial goals. Students will finalize their business concept and conduct a feasibility study of their local market. Eligibility: ENG 1510. Master Course Syllabus

  • BUS 1500 Intro to Business

    Students will study the elements and characteristics of a free enterprise system and will be presented an overview of functional areas of business and basic concepts of the business world. Some topics include the environment of business, organization and management of the enterprise, management of human resources and production, marketing, finance, government's role in business, social responsibility, and cultural diversity, as well as major societal issues facing today's business executives. Recommended for beginning business students and non-business majors. Eligibility: ENG 1510. Master Course Syllabus

  • BUS 1510 Princ/Financial Accounting

    Students will gain a broad view of accounting's role in satisfying society's need for financial information. In an overview of the accounting profession, students will understand generally accepted accounting principles underlying the design, integrity, and effectiveness of accounting information systems. Providing relevant financial statements for the decision maker and the use of computers to generate financial information are outlined. Prerequisite:must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Eligibility: MAT 0600 or MAT 1500. Master Course Syllabus

  • BUS 1520 Princ/Managerial Accounting

    Students will demonstrate basic decision making and analyzing skills in management accounting. Financing a business through debt or capital structures, analysis of cash flows, financial ratios, manufacturing costs, budgeting, cost-volume-profit analysis, and current managerial accounting topics are covered. Prerequisite: BUS 1510. Master Course Syllabus

  • BUS 1610 Personal Finance

    Students will gain an appreciation of the need for personal financial planning and will learn how to apply such planning to goal setting and budgets. They will evaluate exposures to risk and how insurance fits into a risk management plan. Students will have the ability to coordinate income, assets, and spending into a comprehensive program that takes the planner through the various stages of their life cycle, from college to retirement. Eligibility: ENG 1510. Master Course Syllabus

  • BUS 1650 Global Business

    Students will learn how and why countries differ. More specifically, they will learn about the economics, politics, and global monetary system of international trade. Students will develop an understanding of the global marketplace, different cultures, and the role of management and labor in international business. (Previous knowledge of economic, business, geography, and world politics is helpful, but not a requirement.) Eligibility: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

  • BUS 1660 Leadership Development

    Students will develop an understanding of leadership theory, an awareness of the moral and ethical responsibilities of leadership, and an awareness of one's own leadership style and abilities. Students will be given an opportunity to develop essential leadership skills and to understand and practice productive leadership behavior. The course will use experiential methods of discussion, film, simulation, and a variety of readings, including some from the humanities. Particularly appropriate for those currently in leadership positions or those wishing to gain skills for leadership roles. Eligibility: ENG 1530; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

  • BUS 2010 Business Internship I

    Students will receive on-the-job experience consisting of 135 hours of supervised activity in a local business or industry. Students work in conjunction with a faculty member and a supervisor at the job site. All guidelines in the original internship policy will be followed. Prerequisite: sophomore standing. Master Course Syllabus

  • BUS 2020 Business Internship II

    Students will receive on-the-job experience consisting of 135 hours of supervised activity in a local business or industry. Students work in conjunction with a faculty member and a supervisor at the job site. All guidelines in the original internship policy will be followed. Prerequisite: sophomore standing. Master Course Syllabus

  • BUS 2270 Introduction to Taxation

    Introduces students to a broad range of tax concepts and types of taxpayers. The course will also emphasize the basic structure of the tax law and the process of performing tax research, as well as build a foundation of the details of tax law that are most likely to be of long-term importance. Students will be exposed to tax research, tax planning, and tax compliance. Prerequisites BUS 1510-1520. Master Course Syllabus

  • BUS 2320 Word Processing Production

    Students will refine basic skills mastered in word processing and practice more sophisticated features of Microsoft Word for multi-page documents including page formatting, footnotes, macros, merge, document assembly, sort, select, tables, and graphics. Documents similar to those encountered in business organizations are prepared. Projects simulating real-life situations will reinforce word processing and desktop publishing skills. Prerequisite: BUS 1320 or equivalent experience. Master Course Syllabus

  • BUS 2420 Professional Development

    Students will learn to integrate theory and practice in a business setting by working 10 hours per week in a business organization. Student, instructor, and internship site supervisor will jointly plan the experience and help the student develop as a professional. A weekly, two-hour seminar focuses on topics related to the professionalism that is required in today's business world. Prerequisites: sophomore standing and must be program major. Master Course Syllabus

  • BUS 2480 BUS-Electronic Communication

    Students will learn to design, create, and publish professional communication and marketing materials for businesses and organizations using presentation and publishing software. They will investigate other electronic communication tools used in business today such as electronic mail, audio and video conferencing, and the Internet. Prerequisite: sophomore standing. Master Course Syllabus

  • BUS 2510 Corporate Finance

    Students will apply computational, critical thinking, and financial analysis tools to data to make it useful for business decisions of a financial nature. The student will demonstrate an understanding of alternative forms of business organization, ratio analysis, risk-return tradeoffs, time value of money, debt versus equity financing, valuation of securities, and capital budgeting. Students learn to apply these tools in the context of maximizing shareholders' wealth in a global economy. Prerequisites: BUS 1510-1520. Master Course Syllabus

  • BUS 2530 Business Law I

    Students will study and examine the legal environment of business using the case method in which law is applied to factual situations. In BUS 2530, students study court systems and procedural law, tort and criminal law, constitutional law, and contract law. In BUS 2540, students study the law related to personal property and bailments, real property, secured transactions and bankruptcy, business structure including partnerships and corporations, and the Uniform Commercial Code. Eligibility: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

  • BUS 2540 Business Law II

    Students will study and examine the legal environment of business using the case method in which law is applied to factual situations. In BUS 2530, students study court systems and procedural law, tort and criminal law, constitutional law, and contract law. In BUS 2540, students study the law related to personal property and bailments, real property, secured transactions and bankruptcy, business structure including partnerships and corporations, and the Uniform Commercial Code. Eligibility ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

  • BUS 2550 Marketing

    Students will study the process of planning and putting into practice various activities involved in the marketing of products, services, or ideas, and analyze the theories involved in the flow of goods and services from the producer to the consumer. The dynamic nature of the American economy requires students to demonstrate a knowledge of the marketing concept, buyer behavior, product analysis, pricing factors, institutions and channels of distribution, and promotional strategies. Prerequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

  • BUS 2570 Princ of Management

    Students will learn the basic concepts, factors, functions, and techniques of management in organizations. Students will obtain specific knowledge of planning, organizing, directing, and controlling and the interconnectedness of these functions in productive organizations. Upon course completion, students will demonstrate a knowledge of the principles of good management in individual and team-based environments. Eligibility: ENG 1530 and sophomore standing. Master Course Syllabus

  • BUS 2580 Mgmt / Organizational Behavior

    Students will develop an understanding of the basic concepts of behavioral sciences and their application to performance of individuals working in organizations. Students will study key attitudes and behavior that affect productivity. Upon course completion, students will demonstrate an understanding of the factors that affect performance such as leadership, motivation, communication, absenteeism, and job satisfaction as well as a basic understanding of how diverse individual styles of interaction contribute to an organization. Eligibility: ENG 1530 and sophomore standing. Master Course Syllabus

  • BUS 2590 Advanced Managerial Accounting

    Students will develop techniques for internal reporting and analysis of accounting information to assist managers in their decision making processes. Students will demonstrate an understanding of various budgeting techniques and the responsibility of managers in the process. Upon course completion, students have a knowledge of the fundamental accounting concepts of planning and control. Prerequisites: BUS 1510-1520 and Eligibility: MAT 1590. Master Course Syllabus

  • BUS 2630 Human Resource Management

    Students will learn the basic functions of human resource management in organizations. Topics include organization of jobs, employment, training, labor relations, compensation, appraisal, and benefits. Eligibility: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

  • BUS 7005 Global Issues: World Marketpla

    Students will develop a broad understanding of the implications of a global supply chain. Attention will be given to a variety of stakeholders in global transactions including businesses and competing firms, consumers, employees, taxpayers and the environment. Students will understand how mass consumer awareness creates pressures for firms to generate profits while also contributing positively to society. Students will be given the opportunity to apply this new knowledge by conducting a research project analyzing the global origins of a commonly used product of service. Eligibility: ENG 1510. Master Course Syllabus

  • BUS 7030 Legal Office Procedures

    Students will be introduced to the Paralegal procession. This course prepares the student for today's work environment by covering aspects of working in a law office and the study of substantive areas of law. Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENG 1530. Camps and term: J occasionally, C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus