Business - Fall 2018

Keyboarding/Word Processing — 3124
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 28 – Dec 20 Tue 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Entrepreneurship I — 3158
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

Allied Health & Sciences Center 103
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Intro to Business — 3157
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 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Intro to Business — 3736
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

College Center 227
Sep 6 – Oct 18 Thu 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Princ/Financial Accounting — 3146
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 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 8:05 am – 9:45 am
Princ/Managerial Accounting — 3150
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 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed 8:05 am – 9:45 am
Personal Finance — 3155
BUS 1610 – 3 credits

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 Campus

Business Internship I — 3893
BUS 2010 – 3 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
Aug 27 – Dec 20 TBD
Professional Development — 3149
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 27 – Dec 20 TBD
Business Law I — 3122
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

Technology Center 204
Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Marketing — 3153
BUS 2550 – 3 credits
Dion Daly

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Oct 24 – Dec 12 Wed 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Princ of Management — 3154
BUS 2570 – 3 credits
Catherine A. Moody

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Sep 5 – Oct 17 Wed 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm