Business (BUS)

  • Introduction to Business

    BUS-110, Lecture: 3, Credits: 3
    Fall 2020 | Spring 2021
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course provides a survey of the business world. Topics include the basic principles and practices of contemporary business. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of business concepts as a foundation for studying other business subjects.

  • Business Law I

    BUS-115, Lecture: 3, Credits: 3
    Spring 2021
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course introduces the student to the legal and ethical framework of business. Contracts, negotiable instruments, the law of sales, torts, crimes, constitutional law, the Uniform Commercial Code, and the court systems are examined. Upon completion the student should be able to identify legal and ethical issues that arise in business decisions and the laws that apply to them.

  • Personal Finance

    BUS-125, Lecture: 3, Credits: 3
    Fall 2020
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course provides a study of individual and family financial decisions. Emphasis is placed on building useful skills in buying, managing finances, increasing resources, and coping with current economic conditions. Upon completion, students should be able to develop a personal financial plan.

  • Principles of Management

    BUS-137, Lecture: 3, Credits: 3
    Spring 2021
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course is designed to be an overview of the major functions of management. Emphasis is placed on planning, organizing, controlling, directing, and communicating. Upon completion, students should be able to work as contributing members of a team utilizing these functions of management.

  • Small Business Management

    BUS-230, Lecture: 3, Credits: 3
    Spring 2021
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course introduces the challenges of entrepreneurship including the startup and operation of a small business. Topics include market research techniques, feasibility studies, site analysis, financing alternatives, and managerial decision making. Upon completion, students should be able to develop a small business plan.

  • Leadership and Management Skills

    BUS-253, Lecture: 3, Credits: 3
    Spring 2021
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course includes a study of the qualities, behaviors, and personal styles exhibited by leaders. Emphasis is placed on coaching, counseling, team building, and employee involvement. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and exhibit the behaviors needed for organizational effectiveness.

  • Organizational Behavior in Business

    BUS-255, Lecture: 3, Credits: 3
    Fall 2020
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course covers the impact of different management practices and leadership styles on worker satisfaction and morale, organizational effectiveness, productivity, and profitability. Topics include a discussion of formal and informal organizations, group dynamics, motivation, and managing conflict and change. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze different types of interpersonal situations and determine an appropriate course of action.