Credit Course Schedules

Business - Fall 2019

Entrepreneurship I — 3207
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

College Center 227
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Intro to Business — 3206
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 209
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Intro to Business — 3774
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 204
Sep 4 – Oct 16 Wed 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Princ/Financial Accounting — 3291
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. 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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 207
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 8:05 am – 9:45 am
Princ/Managerial Accounting — 3293
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 207
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed 8:05 am – 9:45 am
Global Business — 3297
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

College Center 227
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Introduction to Taxation — 4273
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 Campus

Technology Center
Aug 26 – Dec 19 TBD
Professional Development — 3014
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 26 – Dec 19 TBD
Business Law I — 3032
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

College Center 227
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Marketing — 3761
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 204
Sep 5 – Oct 17 Thu 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Princ of Management — 3763
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 204
Oct 24 – Dec 12 Thu 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Mgmt / Organizational Behavior — 3296
BUS 2580 – 3 credits
Dion Daly

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. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1530. J spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 209
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Advanced Managerial Accounting — 4274
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 and BUS 1520. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center
Aug 26 – Dec 19 TBD