Business - Spring 2018

Keyboarding/Word Processing — 3178
BUS 1360 – 3 credits
Melanie J. Zandi

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 - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Cattaraugus County
Jan 16 – May 17 TBD
Accounting Fundamentals — 3162
BUS 1410 – 3 credits
Valerie Goodwin

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

Cattaraugus County - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Cattaraugus County
Jan 16 – May 17 TBD
Office Procedures — 3176
BUS 1420 – 3 credits
Melanie J. Zandi

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

Cattaraugus County - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Cattaraugus County
Jan 16 – May 17 TBD
Entrepreneurship I — 3168
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 - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Cattaraugus County
Jan 16 – May 17 TBD
Intro to Business — 3056
BUS 1500 – 3 credits
Carole L. Fasso

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 - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Jan 16 – May 17 TBD
Princ/Managerial Accounting — 3159
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 - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Cattaraugus County
Jan 16 – May 17 TBD
Personal Finance — 3164
BUS 1610 – 3 credits
Dion Daly

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

Cattaraugus County - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Cattaraugus County
Jan 16 – May 17 TBD
Introduction to Taxation — 4002
BUS 2270 – 3 credits
Cindy L. Hinz

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

Cattaraugus County - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Cattaraugus County
Jan 16 – May 17 TBD
Word Processing Production — 3171
BUS 2320 – 3 credits
Jeanne L. Johnston

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

Cattaraugus County - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Cattaraugus County
Jan 16 – May 17 TBD
Professional Development — 3596
BUS 2420 – 5 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 - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Cattaraugus County
Jan 16 – May 17 TBD
Business Law I — 3061
BUS 2530 – 3 credits
Lawrence J. Chase

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 - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Jan 16 – May 17 TBD
Princ of Management — 3062
BUS 2570 – 3 credits
James J. Chimenti

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

Jamestown - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Jan 16 – May 17 TBD
Mgmt / Organizational Behavior — 3065
BUS 2580 – 3 credits
David L. Andersen

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 - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Jan 16 – May 17 TBD
Advanced Managerial Accounting — 4003
BUS 2590 – 3 credits
Cindy L. Hinz

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

Cattaraugus County - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Cattaraugus County
Jan 16 – May 17 TBD