Credit Course Schedules

Business - Fall 2019

Accounting Fundamentals — 3441
BUS 1410 – 3 credits

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. J spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Entrepreneurship I — 3208
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 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J occasionally; C occasionally; Online occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Intro to Business — 3003
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 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J fall, spring; C fall, spring; Online occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 215
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Intro to Business — 3756
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 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J fall, spring; C fall, spring; Online occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 294
Sep 4 – Oct 16 Wed 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Princ/Financial Accounting — 3444
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. Eligibility: ENG 1510 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports, and MAT 0600, MAT 1500, or higher. J fall, spring; C fall, spring; Online occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 208
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed 9:00 am – 10:40 am
Princ/Financial Accounting — 3445
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. Eligibility: ENG 1510 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports, and MAT 0600, MAT 1500, or higher. J fall, spring; C fall, spring; Online occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 208
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 8:10 am – 9:50 am
Princ/Financial Accounting — 3446
BUS 1510 – 4 credits
James J. Chimenti

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. Eligibility: ENG 1510 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports, and MAT 0600, MAT 1500, or higher. J fall, spring; C fall, spring; Online occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 211
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 1:10 pm
Princ/Managerial Accounting — 3447
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
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 1:10 pm
Personal Finance — 3007
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 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J fall, spring; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 215
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Global Business — 3011
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 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Business Law I — 3031
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. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1530. J fall; C fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Marketing — 3002
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. J fall, spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 215
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Marketing — 3739
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. J fall, spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 294
Sep 5 – Oct 17 Thu 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Princ of Management — 3449
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. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1530. J fall; C fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 211
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Princ of Management — 3744
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. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1530. J fall; C fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 294
Oct 24 – Dec 12 Thu 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm