Business

Transfer Guides

Classes

BUS 175 : RETAILING

This course is a study of the principles and practices of retailing. Topics include planning, policies and procedures of distribution, store design, layout and location, the economic and social role of retailing, competitive strategies, and retail management.

credits

3

BUS 177 : SALESMANSHIP

This course provides an introduction to the principles and practices of ethical salesmanship. Topics include industrial and retail selling methods of market analysis, professional salesmanship and sales methods, consumer types, attitudes, and behavior.

credits

3

BUS 189 : HUMAN RELATIONSHIPS

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.

credits

3

BUS 215/OAD 133 : BUSINESS COMMUNICATION

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.

credits

3

BUS 241 : PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I

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.

credits

3

BUS 242 : PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING II

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.

credits

3

Prerequisites

BUS 241 with a grade of “C” or higher

BUS 263 : THE LEGAL AND SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS

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.

credits

3

BUS 271 : BUSINESS STATISTICS I

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 hypothesis testing.

credits

3

Prerequisites

Appropriate score on Math Placement Test or MTH 100 or higher.

BUS 272 : BUSINESS STATISTICS II

This course is a continuation of BUS 271. Topics include sampling theory, statistical interference, regression and correlation, chi square, analysis of variance, time series index numbers, and decision theory.

credits

3

Prerequisites

BUS 271 with a “C” or higher

BUS 275 : PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT

This course provides a basic study of the principles of management. Topics include planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling with emphasis on practical business applications.

credits

3

BUS 276 : HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

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.

credits

3

BUS 277 : MANAGEMENT SEMINAR

This course offers study of current problems, issues, and developments in the area of management. Students are guided through individual projects and outside research related to their areas of concentration and employment training.

credits

3

BUS 279 : SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

This course provides an overview of the creation and operation of a small business. Topics include buying a franchise, starting a business, identifying capital resources, understanding markets, managing customer credit, managing accounting systems, budgeting systems, inventory systems, purchasing insurance, and the importance of appropriate legal counsel.

credits

3

BUS 284 : ECONOMIC LABOR RELATIONS

This is a basic management course in the field of labor. Topics include psychological and institutional factors, economic factors and economic analysis in such areas of the labor-management relations.

credits

3

BUS 285 : PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING

This course provides a general overview of the field of marketing. Topics include marketing strategies, channels of distribution, marketing research, and consumer behavior.

credits

3

BUS 291-292-293 : ALTERNATING BUSINESS CO-OP I-II-III

This three-course sequence allows students to alternate semesters of full-time work in a job closely related to the student’s academic major with semesters of full-time academic work. Emphasis is placed on a student’s work experience as it integrates academic knowledge with practical applications in the business environment. The grade is based on the employer’s evaluation of student productivity, evaluative reports submitted by the student, and the development and assessment by the student of a learning contract.

credits

3

BUS 296-297 : BUSINESS INTERNSHIP I-II

This two-course sequence allows the student to work part time on a job closely related to his/her academic major while attending classes on a full-time basis. Emphasis is placed on a student’s work experience as it integrates academic knowledge with practical applications in the business environment. The grade is based on a term paper, 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.

credits

3

Prerequisites

Minimum 6 sem. hours completed. Minimum GPA 2.0 (C).

BUS 298 : DIRECTED STUDIES

This course offers independent study under faculty supervision. Emphasis is placed on subject relevancy and student interest and need.

credits

3

MKT 223 : CUSTOMER SERVICE

This course presents the foundations required for developing skills and knowledge to work effectively with internal and external customers. The students will gain an understanding of the skills, attitudes, and thinking patterns needed to win customer satisfaction and loyalty.

credits

3