Business - Fall 2017

Keyboarding/Word Processing — 3313
BUS 1360 – 3 credits
Jeanne L. Johnston

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 313
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Entrepreneurship I — 3205
BUS 1430 – 3 credits
Sarah L. Bray

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 204
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Intro to Business — 3244
BUS 1500 – 3 credits
Sarah L. Bray

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 209
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Intro to Business — 3979
BUS 1500 – 3 credits
Sarah L. Bray

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Sep 11 – Nov 1 Wed 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Princ/Financial Accounting — 3245
BUS 1510 – 4 credits
Cindy L. Hinz

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 313
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 8:05 am – 9:45 am
Princ/Managerial Accounting — 3246
BUS 1520 – 4 credits
Cindy L. Hinz

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 313
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 9:00 am – 10:40 am
Business Internship I — 3247
BUS 2010 – 1 credit
Sarah L. Bray

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center
Aug 28 – Dec 21 TBD
Professional Development — 3318
BUS 2420 – 0 credits
Jeanne L. Johnston, Angela R. Honeck

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center
Aug 28 – Dec 21 TBD
Business Law I — 3008
BUS 2530 – 3 credits
Gregory P. Rabb

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

College Center 227
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm