Business - Spring 2018

Keyboarding/Word Processing — 3321
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
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Intro to Business — 3105
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
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Princ/Financial Accounting — 3080
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
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed 8:05 am – 9:45 am
Princ/Managerial Accounting — 3101
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
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 8:05 am – 9:45 am
Business Internship I — 3238
BUS 2010 – 1 to 4 credits
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
Jan 16 – May 17 TBD
Business Internship I — 3602
BUS 2010 – 1 credit
Cindy L. Hinz

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
Jan 16 – Apr 9 TBD
Professional Development — 3600
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
Jan 16 – May 17 TBD
Business Law II — 3037
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

College Center 227
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Human Resource Management — 3808
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 204
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
Global Issues: World Marketpla — 3822
BUS 7005 – 1 credit
Sarah L. Bray

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 209
Jan 22 – May 17 Mon 10:00 am – 10:50 am