Business - Spring 2018

Keyboarding/Word Processing — 3798
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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 287
Jan 18 – May 17 Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Accounting Fundamentals — 3054
BUS 1410 – 3 credits
William G. Lasher

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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 287
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Intro to Business — 3024
BUS 1500 – 3 credits
Martha A. Zenns

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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 215
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Intro to Business — 3055
BUS 1500 – 3 credits
William G. Lasher

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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 208
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Princ/Financial Accounting — 3057
BUS 1510 – 4 credits
William G. Lasher

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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 208
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 8:10 am – 9:50 am
Princ/Financial Accounting — 3058
BUS 1510 – 4 credits
William G. Lasher

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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 208
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 1:10 pm
Princ/Managerial Accounting — 3059
BUS 1520 – 4 credits
William G. Lasher

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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 208
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed 9:00 am – 10:40 am
Princ/Managerial Accounting — 3060
BUS 1520 – 4 credits
James J. Chimenti

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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 211
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 1:10 pm
Personal Finance — 3026
BUS 1610 – 3 credits
Martha A. Zenns

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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 215
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Global Business HONORS — 3027
BUS 1650 – 3 credits
Gregory P. Rabb

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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 207
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Global Business — 3028
BUS 1650 – 3 credits
Martha A. Zenns, Gregory P. Rabb

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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 207
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Business Internship I — 3072
BUS 2010 – 1 credit
James J. Chimenti

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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library
Jan 16 – May 17 TBD
Business Law II — 3033
BUS 2540 – 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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 207
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Business Law II — 3036
BUS 2540 – 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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Marketing — 3029
BUS 2550 – 3 credits
Martha A. Zenns

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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 215
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Mgmt / Organizational Behavior — 3063
BUS 2580 – 3 credits
James J. Chimenti

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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 211
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Mgmt / Organizational Behavior — 3064
BUS 2580 – 3 credits
James J. Chimenti

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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 211
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Human Resource Management — 3807
BUS 2630 – 3 credits
Nicolette Riczker

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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 294
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm