Business

Classes

BUS 100: Introduction to Business

Program
Hours 3
This is a survey course designed to acquaint the student with American business as a dynamic process in a global setting. Topics include the private enterprise system, forms of business ownership, marketing, factors of production, personnel, labor, finance, and taxation.

BUS 146: Personal Finance

Program
Hours 3
This course is a survey of topics of interest to the consumer. Topics include budgeting, financial institutions, basic income tax, credit, consumer protection, insurance, house purchase, retirement planning, estate planning, investing and consumer purchases

BUS 186: Elements of Supervision

Program
Hours 3
This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of supervision. Topics include the functions of management, responsibilities of the supervisor, management-employee relations, organizational structure, project management, and employee training and rating.

BUS 189: Human Relationships

Program
Hours 3
This course enables employees to better understand actions and motivations within the organizational structure. Topics include general principles of human behavior operating in the workplace.

BUS 215: Business Communication

Program
Hours 3
This course covers written, oral, and nonverbal communications. Topics include the application of communication principles to the production of clear, correct, and logically organized faxes, e-mail, memos, letters, resumes, reports, and other business communications.

BUS 241: Principles of Accounting I

Program
Hours 3
This course is designed to provide a basic theory of accounting principles and practices used by service and merchandising enterprises. Emphasis is placed on financial accounting, including the accounting cycle, and financial statement preparation analysis.

BUS 242: Principles of Accounting II

Program
Hours 3
This course is a continuation of BUS 241. In addition to a study of financial accounting, this course also places emphasis upon managerial accounting, with coverage of corporations, statement analysis, introductory cost accounting, and use of information for planning, control, and decision making.
Prerequisites

BUS 241

BUS 263: The Legal and Social Environment of Business

Program
Hours 3
This course provides an overview of the legal and social environment for business operations with emphasis on contemporary issues and their subsequent impact on business. Topics include the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, the legislative process, civil and criminal law, administrative agencies, trade regulations, consumer protection, contracts, employment, and personal property.

BUS 271: Business Statistics I

Program
Hours 3
This is an introductory study of basic statistical concepts applied to economic and business problems. Topics include the collection, classification, and presentation of data, statistical description and analysis of data, measures of central tendency and dispersion, elementary probability, sampling, estimation and introduction to hypotheses testing.
Prerequisites

Two years of high school algebra, intermediate algebra, or appropriate score on math placement test

BUS 272: Business Statistics II

Program
Hours 3
This course is a continuation of BUS 271. Topics include sampling theory, statistical inference, regression and correlation, chi-square, analysis of variance, time series index numbers, and decision theory.
Prerequisites

BUS 271

BUS 276: Human Resource Management

Program
Hours 3
This course provides an overview of the responsibilities of the supervisor of human resources. Topics include the selection, placement, testing, orientation, training, rating, promotion, and transfer of employees.

BUS 291: Business Co-Op I

Program
Hours 1 3

This course is a part of a series of workshops where in current topics of interest are presented. They are offered upon demand and can be tailored for the needs of individuals, business and industry.

BUS 296: Business Internship

Program
Hours 3
Internship Hours
15

This course allows the student to apply knowledge and skills in a real-world work place. Evaluation is based upon a well-developed portfolio, job-site visits by the instructor, the employer’s evaluation of the student, and the development and assessment by the student of a learning contract.