Credit Course Schedules

Business - Spring 2022

In Person
Classes meet in person on campus; specific days/times/location
Online - Asynchronous
Classes meet fully online; no specific days/times/locations
Online - Synchronous (Zoom)
Classes meet via Zoom or other resource; specific days/times
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & Online Synchronous (Zoom)
A portion of the classes meet synchronous via Zoom or other resource and a portion is asynchronous online; there will be some specific days/times
Hybrid - Online & In-person
A portion of the classes meet in person on campus and a portion is asynchronous or synchronous online; there will be some specific days/times/locations
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & In Person
Classes meet in both asynchronous online and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations for in-person portions of classes are listed with each course
Hybrid - Online Synchronous (Zoom) & In Person
Classes meet in both synchronous online (Zoom) and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations are listed with each course
Keyboarding/Word Processing — 3026
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

Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Office Procedures — 3017
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. Online spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Entrepreneurship & Innovation — 3021
BUS 1430 – 3 credits
Sarah L. Bray

This course explores entrepreneurship within the context of an innovation economy. Students will learn skills and processes associated with developing an entrepreneurial mindset such as design thinking, innovative problem-solving, and creativity. Using lean entrepreneurship principles, students will engage in a process to identify a social or economic problem, propose and evaluate possible solutions, and recommend a business model that meets the needs of users in an identified market. Eligibility: ENG 1510 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J occasionally; C occasionally; Online occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Intro to Business — 3025
BUS 1500 – 3 credits
Jennifer L. Forney

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

Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Princ/Financial Accounting — 3052
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

Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Princ/Managerial Accounting — 3053
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

Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Professional Development — 3019
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

Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Professional Dev. Fieldwork — 3020
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

Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Business Law I — 3022
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. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1530. J fall; C fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Princ of Management — 3023
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

Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Mgmt / Organizational Behavior — 3024
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

Jan 18 – May 13 TBD