Business Administration

Degrees and Certificates

Classes

BUS 100 : Introduction to Business

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.

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 215 : Business Communications

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.

BUS 246 : Accounting on the Microcomputer

This course utilizes the microcomputer in a study of accounting principles and practices. Emphasis is on the preparation and analysis of financial statements, measuring business activity, and making rational business decisions.

Credits

3

BUS 262 : Business Law II

Topics include legal principles related to partnerships, corporations, real property and leases, insurance, security devices, bankruptcy, trust and estates; government regulations of business and labor; civil and criminal liability: and business security.

Credits

3

BUS 263 : Legal & Social Environment of Business

This course provides an overview of the legal and social environment for business operations with an 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

MTH 100.

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 an emphasis on practical business applications.

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