Credit Course Schedules

Business - Spring 2020

Intro to Business — 3179
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
Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Intro to Business — 3607
BUS 1500 – 3 credits
William G. Lasher

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 208
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Princ/Financial Accounting — 3608
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
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 8:10 am – 9:50 am
Princ/Financial Accounting — 3610
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
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 1:10 pm
Princ/Managerial Accounting — 3258
BUS 1520 – 4 credits
James J. Chimenti

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 211
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 1:10 pm
Princ/Managerial Accounting — 3745
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
Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed 9:00 am – 10:40 am
Personal Finance — 3182
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
Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Global Business — 3187
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
Jan 15 – May 14 Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Business Internship II — 3882
BUS 2020 – 3 credits
Gregory P. Rabb

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: BUS 2010. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 236
Jan 13 – May 14 TBD
Business Law I — 3566
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 294
Mar 12 – May 7 Thu 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm
Business Law II — 3519
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. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1530. J spring; C spring; Online occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 294
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Marketing — 3183
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
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Mgmt / Organizational Behavior — 3261
BUS 2580 – 3 credits
James J. Chimenti

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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 211
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Mgmt / Organizational Behavior — 3263
BUS 2580 – 3 credits
James J. Chimenti

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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 211
Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Mgmt / Organizational Behavior — 3579
BUS 2580 – 3 credits
James J. Chimenti

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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 294
Jan 16 – Mar 5 Thu 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Human Resource Management — 3402
BUS 2630 – 3 credits
Sarah L. Bray

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

Jamestown Campus

Jan 15 – May 14 Wed 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm