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