Business (BUSN)

BUSN 1000 - Business Communications (3 Credit Hours)

A study of business functions, methods of business operation, types of business ownership, and the role of business organizations in contemporary society. The purpose of this course is to introduce business princi-ples and concepts. Both theory and practical application will be addressed.

Prerequisite(s): None

(3/0/3)

BUSN 1010 - Business Math (3 Credit Hours)

A study of various business-related mathematical processes, principles, and techniques used to solve business problems on the electronic calculator.

Prerequisite(s): None

(3/0/3)

BUSN 1100 - Introduction To Business (3 Credit Hours)

This course is designed to provide students with a broad introduction to the functions of business enterprises within the U.S. economic framework. Students are introduced to essential elements including terminology of business organizations, production, human resource management, marketing, accounting, and finance..

Prerequisite(s): None

(3/0/3)

BUSN 1200 - Personal & Social Media Brand (3 Credit Hours)

In this course, students will learn how to utilize social media and other tools to effectively present their personal brand to employers and clients. Students will learn about a wide range of media channels and how to best deploy their brand through the most appropriate channels. The active utilization of these channels for both personal and business application will be explored.

Prerequisite(s): None

(3/0/3)

BUSN 1300 - Personal Finance (3 Credit Hours)

This course surveys family finances and personal money management, including budgeting, banking, insurance, installment financing, rent/purchase decisions, real estate, personal taxes, and lifetime financial planning.

Prerequisite(s): None

(3/0/3)

BUSN 2010 - Principles of Marketing (3 Credit Hours)

An introductory analysis of the marketing functions and institutions; problems involved in the methods of marketing products; introduction to the area of marketing management.

Prerequisite(s): None

(3/0/3)

BUSN 2020 - Principles of Management (3 Credit Hours)

Introduction to theory and practice of managing formal organizations, including planning, organizational theory, human behavior, and control.

Prerequisite(s): None

(3/0/3)

BUSN 2030 - Business Law (3 Credit Hours)

A study of the laws affecting the operation of businesses. Topics include commercial paper (checks, promissory notes, certificates of deposit, etc.), credit transactions and security devices (mortgages, pledges, liens, etc.), agency, and bankruptcy.

Prerequisite(s): None

(3/0/3)

BUSN 2040 - Intr to International Business (3 Credit Hours)

Students are introduced to the techniques for entering the international marketplace. Emphasis on the impact and dynamics of sociocultural, demographic, economic, technological, and political-legal factors in the foreign trade environment. Topics include patterns of world trade, internationalization of the firm, and operating procedures of the multinational enterprise.

Prerequisite(s): BUSN 1100

(3/0/3)

BUSN 2050 - Business Statistics (3 Credit Hours)

This course teaches new ways to analyze data in order to come up with inferences and decisions. The course uses real data to explain methods to make more informed decisions. The course will cover graphs, sampling, distributions, hypothesis testing, and regression. These topics will give you the tools needed for making judgments about aspects of a population based on sample data.

Prerequisite(s): None

(3/0/3)

BUSN 2060 - Money and Banking (3 Credit Hours)

This course covers the banking system and the role of money and interest rates in the economy. Topics include: financial instruments and their purposes; asset pricing; the determination and behavior of interest rates and exchange rates; the management, structure and regulation of the banking system; the role of the Federal Reserve system in the determination of money supply, interest rates, and economic goals; the money-creation process; the effect of money and credit on output, employment, and inflation.

Prerequisite(s): None

(3/0/3)

BUSN 2100 - Career Mgmt & Communication (3 Credit Hours)

This course provides opportunities for students to learn how to use computer networks and other traditional methods to facilitate the following tasks: compose and submit routine business messages; interact with peers on problem-solving teams; research, draft, format, and submit business reports; create and deliver business presentation; and seek and maximize job search resources. Activities in this class are designed to help achieve the following: effective communication skills and functional business knowledge.

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1015 or ENGL 1025

(3/0/3)

BUSN 2220 - Small Business Mgmt (3 Credit Hours)

A study designed to introduce students to the start-up and operation of a small business. Business planning, decision making, and critical thinking will be topics of discussion. A research paper (business plan) and presentation will be required.

Prerequisite(s): None

(3/0/3)

BUSN 2530 - Office Procedures (3 Credit Hours)

This course focuses on understanding the role of the office professional in today’s changing office environment. Students learn effective office, human relations, communication, decision-making, and critical thinking skills by completing assignments and live projects. Specific items covered in this course include interpersonal communications, professional presence and success beha-iors, stress and time management, work ethics and diversity, current technology, telecommunications, mail and records management, business correspondence, teamwork, meetings and presentations, travel and conference arrangements, and career development.

Prerequisite(s): BUSN 1000

(3/0/3)