Business Administration

The Business Administration curriculum is designed to introduce students to the various aspects of the free enterprise system. Students will be provided with a fundamental knowledge of business functions, processes, and an understanding of business organizations in today’s global economy.

Course work includes accounting, business law, entrepreneurship, economics, management, and marketing. Skills related to the application of these concepts are developed through the study of computer applications, communication, team building, and decision making.

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ACA-111 College Student Success 1 1
ACA-111   College Student Success PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces the college's physical, academic, and social environment and promotes the personal development essential for success. Topics include campus facilities and resources; policies, procedures, and programs; study skills; and life management issues such as health, self-esteem, motivation, goal-setting, diversity, and communication. Upon completion, students should be able to function effectively within the college environment to meet their educational objectives.

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BUS-110 Introduction to Business 3 3
BUS-110   Introduction to Business PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

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.

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BUS-115 Business Law I 3 3
BUS-115   Business Law I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

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.

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BUS-137 Principles of Management 3 3
BUS-137   Principles of Management PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

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.

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CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 4 3
CIS-110   Introduction to Computers PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces computer concepts, including fundamental functions and operations of the computer. Topics include identification of hardware components, basic computer operations, security issues, and use of software applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role and function of computers and use the computer to solve problems.

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MKT-120 Principles of Marketing 3 3
MKT-120   Principles of Marketing PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces principles and problems of marketing goods and services. Topics include promotion, placement, and pricing strategies for products. Upon completion, students should be able to apply marketing principles in organizational decision making.

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Semester Total 17 16
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ACC-120 Principles of Financial Accounting 5 4
ACC-120   Principles of Financial Accounting PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take DMA 010, 020, 030, and DRE 097

This course introduces business decision-making using accounting information systems. Emphasis is placed on analyzing, summarizing, reporting, and interpreting financial information. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare financial statements, understand the role of financial information in decision-making and address ethical considerations.

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BUS-139 Entrepreneurship I 3 3
BUS-139   Entrepreneurship I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course provides an introduction to the principles of entrepreneurship. Topics include self-analysis of entrepreneurship readiness, the role of entrepreneur in economic development, legal problems, organizational structure, sources of financing, budgeting, and cash flow. Upon completion, students should have an understanding of the entrepreneurial process and issues faced by entrepreneurs.

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ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3 3
ENG-111   Writing and Inquiry PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take DRE-098

This course is designed to develop the ability to produce clear writing in a variety of genres and formats using a recursive process. Emphasis includes inquiry, analysis, effective use of rhetorical strategies, thesis development, audience awareness, and revision. Upon completion, students should be able to produce unified, coherent, well-developed essays using standard written English.

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INT-110 International Business 3 3
INT-110   International Business PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course provides an overview of the environment, concepts, and basic differences involved in international business. Topics include forms of foreign involvement, international trade theory, governmental influences on trade and strategies, international organizations, multinational corporations, personnel management, and international marketing. Upon completion, students should be able to describe the foundation of international business.

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MAT-143   Quantitative Literacy PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take All: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-040, DMA-050, and DRE-098

This course is designed to engage students in complex and realistic situations involving the mathematical phenomena of quantity, change and relationship, and uncertainty through project- and activity-based assessment. Emphasis is placed on authentic contexts which will introduce the concepts of numeracy, proportional reasoning, dimensional analysis, rates of growth, personal finance, consumer statistics, practical probabilities, and mathematics for citizenship. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize quantitative information as consumers and to make personal, professional, and civic decisions by decoding, interpreting, using, and communicating quantitative information found in modern media and encountered in everyday life.

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MAT-143 Quantitative Literacy 4 3
MAT-152   Statistical Methods I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take All: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-040, DMA-050, and DRE-098

This course provides a project-based approach to introductory statistics with an emphasis on using real-world data and statistical literacy. Topics include descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, basic probability, discrete and continuous probability distributions, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Upon completion, students should be able to use appropriate technology to describe important characteristics of a data set, draw inferences about a population from sample data, and interpret and communicate results.

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MAT-152 Statistical Methods I 5 4
MAT-171   Precalculus Algebra PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take One Set: Set 1: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-040, DMA-050, DMA-060, DMA-070, DMA-080 Set 2: MAT-121

This course is designed to develop topics which are fundamental to the study of Calculus. Emphasis is placed on solving equations and inequalities, solving systems of equations and inequalities, and analysis of functions (absolute value, radical, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic) in multiple representations. Upon completion, students should be able to select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding solutions to algebra-related problems with and without technology.

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MAT-171 Precalculus Algebra 5 4
Semester Total 18-19 16-17
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HUM-115 Critical Thinking 3 3
HUM-115   Critical Thinking PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take DRE-098

This course introduces the use of critical thinking skills in the context of human conflict. Emphasis is placed on evaluating information, problem solving, approaching cross-cultural perspectives, and resolving controversies and dilemmas. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate orally and in writing the use of critical thinking skills in the analysis of appropriate texts.

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Semester Total 3 3
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ACC-121 Principles of Managerial Accounting 5 4
ACC-121   Principles of Managerial Accounting PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ACC 120

This course includes a greater emphasis on managerial and cost accounting skills. Emphasis is placed on managerial accounting concepts for external and internal analysis, reporting and decision-making. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and interpret transactions relating to managerial concepts including product-costing systems.

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ECO-251 Principles of Microeconomics 3 3
ECO-251   Principles of Microeconomics PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take DMA 010, 020, 030, 040, 050 and DRE 098

This course introduces economic analysis of individual, business, and industry in the market economy. Topics include the price mechanism, supply and demand, optimizing economic behavior, costs and revenue, market structures, factor markets, income distribution, market failure, and government intervention. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and evaluate consumer and business alternatives in order to efficiently achieve economic objectives.

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ENG-114 Professional Research & Reporting 3 3
ENG-114   Professional Research & Reporting PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ENG 111

This course, the second in a series of two, is designed to teach professional communication skills. Emphasis is placed on research, listening, critical reading and thinking, analysis, interpretation, and design used in oral and written presentations. Upon completion, students should be able to work individually and collaboratively to produce well-designed business and professional written and oral presentations.

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MKT-223 Customer Service 3 3
MKT-223   Customer Service PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course stresses the importance of customer relations in the business world. Emphasis is placed on learning how to respond to complex customer requirements and to efficiently handle stressful situations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the ability to handle customer relations.

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BUS-255   Organizational Behavior in Business PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

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.

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BUS-255 Organizational Behavior in Business 3 3
BUS-261   Diversity in Management PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course is designed to help managers recognize the need to incorporate diversity into all phases of organizational management. Topics include self-evaluation, management, sexual harassment, workforce diversity, dual careers, role conflict, and communication issues. Upon completion, students should be able to implement solutions that minimize policies, attitudes, and stereotypical behaviors that block effective team building.

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BUS-261 Diversity in Management 3 3
Semester Total 17 16
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BUS-225 Business Finance 4 3
BUS-225   Business Finance PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ACC 120

This course provides an overview of business financial management. Emphasis is placed on financial statement analysis, time value of money, management of cash flow, risk and return, and sources of financing. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret and apply the principles of financial management.

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BUS-239 Business Applications Seminar 3 2
BUS-239   Business Applications Seminar PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course is designed as a capstone course for Business Administration majors. Emphasis is placed on decision making in the areas of management, marketing, production, purchasing, and finance. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the techniques, processes, and vital professional skills needed in the work place.

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BUS-240 Business Ethics 3 3
BUS-240   Business Ethics PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take DRE 098

This course introduces contemporary and controversial ethical issues that face the business community. Topics include moral reasoning, moral dilemmas, law and morality, equity, justice and fairness, ethical standards, and moral development. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of their moral responsibilities and obligations as members of the workforce and society.

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ECO-252 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 3
ECO-252   Principles of Macroeconomics PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • DMA 010, 020, 030, 040, 050 and DRE 098

This course introduces economic analysis of aggregate employment, income, and prices. Topics include major schools of economic thought; aggregate supply and demand; economic measures, fluctuations, and growth; money and banking; stabilization techniques; and international trade. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate national economic components, conditions, and alternatives for achieving socioeconomic goals.

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WBL-110 World of Work 1 1
WBL-110   World of Work PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course covers basic knowledge necessary for gaining and maintaining employment. Topics include job search skills, work ethic, meeting employer expectations, workplace safety, and human relations. Upon completion, students should be able to successfully make the transition from school to work.

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Major Elective 3 3
Semester Total 17 15
TOTAL CREDITS 66-67

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ACA-111 College Student Success 1 1
ACA-111   College Student Success PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces the college's physical, academic, and social environment and promotes the personal development essential for success. Topics include campus facilities and resources; policies, procedures, and programs; study skills; and life management issues such as health, self-esteem, motivation, goal-setting, diversity, and communication. Upon completion, students should be able to function effectively within the college environment to meet their educational objectives.

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CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 4 3
CIS-110   Introduction to Computers PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces computer concepts, including fundamental functions and operations of the computer. Topics include identification of hardware components, basic computer operations, security issues, and use of software applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role and function of computers and use the computer to solve problems.

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BUS-110 Introduction to Business 3 3
BUS-110   Introduction to Business PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

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.

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Semester Total 8 7
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BUS-115 Business Law I 3 3
BUS-115   Business Law I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

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.

Register for this class
MKT-120 Principles of Marketing 3 3
MKT-120   Principles of Marketing PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces principles and problems of marketing goods and services. Topics include promotion, placement, and pricing strategies for products. Upon completion, students should be able to apply marketing principles in organizational decision making.

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Semester Total 6 6
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BUS-137 Principles of Management 3 3
BUS-137   Principles of Management PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

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.

Register for this class
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3 3
ENG-111   Writing and Inquiry PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take DRE-098

This course is designed to develop the ability to produce clear writing in a variety of genres and formats using a recursive process. Emphasis includes inquiry, analysis, effective use of rhetorical strategies, thesis development, audience awareness, and revision. Upon completion, students should be able to produce unified, coherent, well-developed essays using standard written English.

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Semester Total 6 6
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ACC-120 Principles of Financial Accounting 5 4
ACC-120   Principles of Financial Accounting PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take DMA 010, 020, 030, and DRE 097

This course introduces business decision-making using accounting information systems. Emphasis is placed on analyzing, summarizing, reporting, and interpreting financial information. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare financial statements, understand the role of financial information in decision-making and address ethical considerations.

Register for this class
HUM-115 Critical Thinking 3 3
HUM-115   Critical Thinking PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take DRE-098

This course introduces the use of critical thinking skills in the context of human conflict. Emphasis is placed on evaluating information, problem solving, approaching cross-cultural perspectives, and resolving controversies and dilemmas. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate orally and in writing the use of critical thinking skills in the analysis of appropriate texts.

Register for this class
Semester Total 8 7
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ACC-121 Principles of Managerial Accounting 5 4
ACC-121   Principles of Managerial Accounting PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ACC 120

This course includes a greater emphasis on managerial and cost accounting skills. Emphasis is placed on managerial accounting concepts for external and internal analysis, reporting and decision-making. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and interpret transactions relating to managerial concepts including product-costing systems.

Register for this class
BUS-139 Entrepreneurship I 3 3
BUS-139   Entrepreneurship I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course provides an introduction to the principles of entrepreneurship. Topics include self-analysis of entrepreneurship readiness, the role of entrepreneur in economic development, legal problems, organizational structure, sources of financing, budgeting, and cash flow. Upon completion, students should have an understanding of the entrepreneurial process and issues faced by entrepreneurs.

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Semester Total 8 7
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INT-110 International Business 3 3
INT-110   International Business PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course provides an overview of the environment, concepts, and basic differences involved in international business. Topics include forms of foreign involvement, international trade theory, governmental influences on trade and strategies, international organizations, multinational corporations, personnel management, and international marketing. Upon completion, students should be able to describe the foundation of international business.

Register for this class
Choose one from the following:
MAT-143   Quantitative Literacy PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take All: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-040, DMA-050, and DRE-098

This course is designed to engage students in complex and realistic situations involving the mathematical phenomena of quantity, change and relationship, and uncertainty through project- and activity-based assessment. Emphasis is placed on authentic contexts which will introduce the concepts of numeracy, proportional reasoning, dimensional analysis, rates of growth, personal finance, consumer statistics, practical probabilities, and mathematics for citizenship. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize quantitative information as consumers and to make personal, professional, and civic decisions by decoding, interpreting, using, and communicating quantitative information found in modern media and encountered in everyday life.

Register for this class
MAT-143 Quantitative Literacy 4 3
MAT-152   Statistical Methods I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take All: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-040, DMA-050, and DRE-098

This course provides a project-based approach to introductory statistics with an emphasis on using real-world data and statistical literacy. Topics include descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, basic probability, discrete and continuous probability distributions, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Upon completion, students should be able to use appropriate technology to describe important characteristics of a data set, draw inferences about a population from sample data, and interpret and communicate results.

Register for this class
MAT-152 Statistical Methods I 5 4
MAT-171   Precalculus Algebra PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take One Set: Set 1: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-040, DMA-050, DMA-060, DMA-070, DMA-080 Set 2: MAT-121

This course is designed to develop topics which are fundamental to the study of Calculus. Emphasis is placed on solving equations and inequalities, solving systems of equations and inequalities, and analysis of functions (absolute value, radical, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic) in multiple representations. Upon completion, students should be able to select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding solutions to algebra-related problems with and without technology.

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MAT-171 Precalculus Algebra 5 4
Semester Total 7-8 6-7
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ECO-251 Principles of Microeconomics 3 3
ECO-251   Principles of Microeconomics PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take DMA 010, 020, 030, 040, 050 and DRE 098

This course introduces economic analysis of individual, business, and industry in the market economy. Topics include the price mechanism, supply and demand, optimizing economic behavior, costs and revenue, market structures, factor markets, income distribution, market failure, and government intervention. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and evaluate consumer and business alternatives in order to efficiently achieve economic objectives.

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BUS-255   Organizational Behavior in Business PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

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.

Register for this class
BUS-255 Organizational Behavior in Business 3 3
BUS-261   Diversity in Management PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course is designed to help managers recognize the need to incorporate diversity into all phases of organizational management. Topics include self-evaluation, management, sexual harassment, workforce diversity, dual careers, role conflict, and communication issues. Upon completion, students should be able to implement solutions that minimize policies, attitudes, and stereotypical behaviors that block effective team building.

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BUS-261 Diversity in Management 3 3
Semester Total 6 6
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BUS-225 Business Finance 4 3
BUS-225   Business Finance PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ACC 120

This course provides an overview of business financial management. Emphasis is placed on financial statement analysis, time value of money, management of cash flow, risk and return, and sources of financing. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret and apply the principles of financial management.

Register for this class
BUS-239 Business Applications Seminar 3 2
BUS-239   Business Applications Seminar PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course is designed as a capstone course for Business Administration majors. Emphasis is placed on decision making in the areas of management, marketing, production, purchasing, and finance. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the techniques, processes, and vital professional skills needed in the work place.

Register for this class
Semester Total 7 5
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ENG-114 Professional Research & Reporting 3 3
ENG-114   Professional Research & Reporting PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ENG 111

This course, the second in a series of two, is designed to teach professional communication skills. Emphasis is placed on research, listening, critical reading and thinking, analysis, interpretation, and design used in oral and written presentations. Upon completion, students should be able to work individually and collaboratively to produce well-designed business and professional written and oral presentations.

Register for this class
MKT-223 Customer Service 3 3
MKT-223   Customer Service PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course stresses the importance of customer relations in the business world. Emphasis is placed on learning how to respond to complex customer requirements and to efficiently handle stressful situations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the ability to handle customer relations.

Register for this class
WBL-110 World of Work 1 1
WBL-110   World of Work PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course covers basic knowledge necessary for gaining and maintaining employment. Topics include job search skills, work ethic, meeting employer expectations, workplace safety, and human relations. Upon completion, students should be able to successfully make the transition from school to work.

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Semester Total 7 7
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BUS-240 Business Ethics 3 3
BUS-240   Business Ethics PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take DRE 098

This course introduces contemporary and controversial ethical issues that face the business community. Topics include moral reasoning, moral dilemmas, law and morality, equity, justice and fairness, ethical standards, and moral development. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of their moral responsibilities and obligations as members of the workforce and society.

Register for this class
ECO-252 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 3
ECO-252   Principles of Macroeconomics PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • DMA 010, 020, 030, 040, 050 and DRE 098

This course introduces economic analysis of aggregate employment, income, and prices. Topics include major schools of economic thought; aggregate supply and demand; economic measures, fluctuations, and growth; money and banking; stabilization techniques; and international trade. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate national economic components, conditions, and alternatives for achieving socioeconomic goals.

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Major Elective 3 3
Semester Total 9 9
TOTAL CREDITS 66-67

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BUS-110 Introduction to Business 3 3
BUS-110   Introduction to Business PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

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.

Register for this class
BUS-115 Business Law I 3 3
BUS-115   Business Law I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

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.

Register for this class
BUS-137 Principles of Management 3 3
BUS-137   Principles of Management PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

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.

Register for this class
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 4 3
CIS-110   Introduction to Computers PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces computer concepts, including fundamental functions and operations of the computer. Topics include identification of hardware components, basic computer operations, security issues, and use of software applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role and function of computers and use the computer to solve problems.

Register for this class
MKT-120 Principles of Marketing 3 3
MKT-120   Principles of Marketing PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces principles and problems of marketing goods and services. Topics include promotion, placement, and pricing strategies for products. Upon completion, students should be able to apply marketing principles in organizational decision making.

Register for this class
Semester Total 16 15
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ACC-120 Principles of Financial Accounting 5 4
ACC-120   Principles of Financial Accounting PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take DMA 010, 020, 030, and DRE 097

This course introduces business decision-making using accounting information systems. Emphasis is placed on analyzing, summarizing, reporting, and interpreting financial information. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare financial statements, understand the role of financial information in decision-making and address ethical considerations.

Register for this class
BUS-240 Business Ethics 3 3
BUS-240   Business Ethics PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take DRE 098

This course introduces contemporary and controversial ethical issues that face the business community. Topics include moral reasoning, moral dilemmas, law and morality, equity, justice and fairness, ethical standards, and moral development. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of their moral responsibilities and obligations as members of the workforce and society.

Register for this class
ECO-251 Principles of Microeconomics 3 3
ECO-251   Principles of Microeconomics PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take DMA 010, 020, 030, 040, 050 and DRE 098

This course introduces economic analysis of individual, business, and industry in the market economy. Topics include the price mechanism, supply and demand, optimizing economic behavior, costs and revenue, market structures, factor markets, income distribution, market failure, and government intervention. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and evaluate consumer and business alternatives in order to efficiently achieve economic objectives.

Register for this class
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3 3
ENG-111   Writing and Inquiry PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take DRE-098

This course is designed to develop the ability to produce clear writing in a variety of genres and formats using a recursive process. Emphasis includes inquiry, analysis, effective use of rhetorical strategies, thesis development, audience awareness, and revision. Upon completion, students should be able to produce unified, coherent, well-developed essays using standard written English.

Register for this class
INT-110 International Business 3 3
INT-110   International Business PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course provides an overview of the environment, concepts, and basic differences involved in international business. Topics include forms of foreign involvement, international trade theory, governmental influences on trade and strategies, international organizations, multinational corporations, personnel management, and international marketing. Upon completion, students should be able to describe the foundation of international business.

Register for this class
Semester Total 17 16
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BUS-225 Business Finance 4 3
BUS-225   Business Finance PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ACC 120

This course provides an overview of business financial management. Emphasis is placed on financial statement analysis, time value of money, management of cash flow, risk and return, and sources of financing. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret and apply the principles of financial management.

Register for this class
MKT-223 Customer Service 3 3
MKT-223   Customer Service PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course stresses the importance of customer relations in the business world. Emphasis is placed on learning how to respond to complex customer requirements and to efficiently handle stressful situations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the ability to handle customer relations.

Register for this class
Choose one from the following:
MAT-143   Quantitative Literacy PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take All: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-040, DMA-050, and DRE-098

This course is designed to engage students in complex and realistic situations involving the mathematical phenomena of quantity, change and relationship, and uncertainty through project- and activity-based assessment. Emphasis is placed on authentic contexts which will introduce the concepts of numeracy, proportional reasoning, dimensional analysis, rates of growth, personal finance, consumer statistics, practical probabilities, and mathematics for citizenship. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize quantitative information as consumers and to make personal, professional, and civic decisions by decoding, interpreting, using, and communicating quantitative information found in modern media and encountered in everyday life.

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MAT-143 Quantitative Literacy 4 3
MAT-152   Statistical Methods I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take All: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-040, DMA-050, and DRE-098

This course provides a project-based approach to introductory statistics with an emphasis on using real-world data and statistical literacy. Topics include descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, basic probability, discrete and continuous probability distributions, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Upon completion, students should be able to use appropriate technology to describe important characteristics of a data set, draw inferences about a population from sample data, and interpret and communicate results.

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MAT-152 Statistical Methods I 5 4
MAT-171   Precalculus Algebra PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take One Set: Set 1: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-040, DMA-050, DMA-060, DMA-070, DMA-080 Set 2: MAT-121

This course is designed to develop topics which are fundamental to the study of Calculus. Emphasis is placed on solving equations and inequalities, solving systems of equations and inequalities, and analysis of functions (absolute value, radical, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic) in multiple representations. Upon completion, students should be able to select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding solutions to algebra-related problems with and without technology.

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MAT-171 Precalculus Algebra 5 4
Semester Total 11-12 9-10
TOTAL CREDITS 40-41

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CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 4 3
CIS-110   Introduction to Computers PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces computer concepts, including fundamental functions and operations of the computer. Topics include identification of hardware components, basic computer operations, security issues, and use of software applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role and function of computers and use the computer to solve problems.

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BUS-110 Introduction to Business 3 3
BUS-110   Introduction to Business PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

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.

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BUS-115 Business Law I 3 3
BUS-115   Business Law I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

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.

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BUS-137 Principles of Management 3 3
BUS-137   Principles of Management PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

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.

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MKT-120 Principles of Marketing 3 3
MKT-120   Principles of Marketing PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces principles and problems of marketing goods and services. Topics include promotion, placement, and pricing strategies for products. Upon completion, students should be able to apply marketing principles in organizational decision making.

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Semester Total 16 15

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BUS-135 Principles of Supervision 3 3
BUS-135   Principles of Supervision PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces the basic responsibilities and duties of the supervisor and his/her relationship to higher-level supervisors, subordinates, and associates. Emphasis is placed on effective utilization of the work force and understanding the role of the supervisor. Upon completion, students should be able to apply supervisory principles in the work place.

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BUS-153 Human Resource Management 3 3
BUS-153   Human Resource Management PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces the functions of personnel/human resource management within an organization. Topics include equal opportunity and the legal environment, recruitment and selection, performance appraisal, employee development, compensation planning, and employee relations. Upon completion, students should be able to anticipate and resolve human resource concerns.

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BUS-240 Business Ethics 3 3
BUS-240   Business Ethics PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take DRE 098

This course introduces contemporary and controversial ethical issues that face the business community. Topics include moral reasoning, moral dilemmas, law and morality, equity, justice and fairness, ethical standards, and moral development. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of their moral responsibilities and obligations as members of the workforce and society.

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BUS-255 Organizational Behavior in Business 3 3
BUS-255   Organizational Behavior in Business PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

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.

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Semester Total 12 12

College Student Success

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2018SU ACA-111-01E CLASS
Isbell, Monica
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2018SU ACA-111-02E CLASS
Isbell, Monica
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2018SU ACA-111-99 CLASS
Holmes, Cristy
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Principles of Financial Accounting

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2018SU ACC-120-01E CLASS
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Fowler, Brenda
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Introduction to Business

Term ID Methods Faculty Times Places
2018SU BUS-110-01E CLASS
Swinton, Christopher
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2018SU BUS-110-02H CLASS
Crofts, Sherill
M,W at 10:10 AM - 12:10 PM

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Principles of Management

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2018SU BUS-137-01E CLASS
Hawkins, Otha
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Business Finance

Term ID Methods Faculty Times Places
2018SU BUS-225-01E CLASS
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Olson, Stephen
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Organizational Behavior in Business

Term ID Methods Faculty Times Places
2018SU BUS-255-01E CLASS
Hawkins, Otha
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Introduction to Computers

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2018SU CIS-110-01E CLASS
LAB
Gaines, Laura
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2018SU CIS-110-02E CLASS
LAB
Gaines, Laura
Online Online DSED ONLNE

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2018SU CIS-110-03E CLASS
LAB
McCusker, Debra
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2018SU CIS-110-04H CLASS
LAB
McCusker, Debra
M,W at 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Online
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2018SU CIS-110-05H CLASS
LAB
Farrer, Larry
M,W at 10:10 AM - 12:10 PM

Online
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2018SU CIS-110-06H CLASS
LAB
McCusker, Debra
T,TH at 10:10 AM - 12:10 PM

Online
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2018SU CIS-110-07H CLASS
LAB
Farrer, Larry
T,TH at 12:20 PM - 2:20 PM

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Principles of Macroeconomics

Term ID Methods Faculty Times Places
2018SU ECO-252-01E CLASS
Olson, Stephen
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Writing and Inquiry

Term ID Methods Faculty Times Places
2018SP ENG-111-61Y CLASS
Doi, Courtney
T,TH at 12:20 PM - 1:15 PM

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2018SU ENG-111-01W CLASS
Anders, Marian
M,W,F at 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

B B310

2018SU ENG-111-02W CLASS
Smith, Michael
T,TH at 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

B B310

2018SU ENG-111-03W CLASS
Anders, Marian
M at 10:10 AM - 12:10 PM

W,F at 10:10 AM - 12:10 PM

B B310

B B200

2018SU ENG-111-04W CLASS
Bostic, Inez
M,W at 12:40 PM - 3:40 PM

B B310

2018SU ENG-111-05W CLASS
Drago, Thomas
M,W at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

B B310

2018SU ENG-111-06E CLASS
Marano, Alexandra
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2018SU ENG-111-07E CLASS
Marano, Alexandra
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2018SU ENG-111-08E CLASS
Anders, Marian
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2018SU ENG-111-A10H CLASS
Yount, Glenda
M,W,F at 10:10 AM - 12:10 PM

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Professional Research & Reporting

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2018SU ENG-114-01E CLASS
Helms, Anne
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Critical Thinking

Term ID Methods Faculty Times Places
2018SU HUM-115-01E CLASS
Hardison, Jesse
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2018SU HUM-115-02H CLASS
Hardison, Jesse
M,W at 10:10 AM - 12:10 PM

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2018SU HUM-115-03E CLASS
Napp, Alise
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2018SU HUM-115-04E CLASS
Simoneau, Abigail
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International Business

Term ID Methods Faculty Times Places
2018SU INT-110-01E CLASS
Hawkins, Otha
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Quantitative Literacy

Term ID Methods Faculty Times Places
2018SU MAT-143-01E CLASS
LAB
Casper, Jennifer
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Statistical Methods I

Term ID Methods Faculty Times Places
2018SP MAT-152-61Y CLASS
LAB
Perry, Michelle
M,W,F at 12:20 PM - 1:15 PM

M,W,F at 12:20 PM - 1:15 PM

OFFC OFFC1

OFFC OFFC1

2018SU MAT-152-01W CLASS
LAB
Casper, Jennifer
M,W,F at 10:10 AM - 12:10 PM

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2018SU MAT-152-02H CLASS
LAB
Casper, Jennifer
W at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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2018SU MAT-152-03E CLASS
LAB
Bergmann, Sarah
Online Online DSED ONLNE

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2018SU MAT-152-04E CLASS
LAB
Bergmann, Sarah
Online Online DSED ONLNE

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Precalculus Algebra

Term ID Methods Faculty Times Places
2018SU MAT-171-01W CLASS
LAB
Mathews, Zachary
M,W,F at 10:10 AM - 12:10 PM

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2018SU MAT-171-02H CLASS
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Miller, Elizabeth
M,W at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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2018SU MAT-171-03E CLASS
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Miller, Elizabeth
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Customer Service

Term ID Methods Faculty Times Places
2018SU MKT-223-01E CLASS
Crofts, Sherill
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World of Work

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2018SU WBL-110-BA01E CLASS
Hawkins, Otha
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2018SU WBL-110-DF01 CLASS
Adkins, James
W at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

A A218

Through these skills, students will have a sound business education base for lifelong learning. Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in government agencies, financial institutions and large to small business or industry.

Business Administration Faculty

Name Email Phone
Crofts, Sherill Email Sherill Crofts 336-506-4031
Hawkins, Otha Email Otha Hawkins 336-506-4215
Olson, Stephen Email Stephen Olson 336-506-4328
Swinton, Christopher Email Christopher Swinton 336-506-4223
Catlos, Albert Email Albert Catlos 336-506-4347
Hughes, Steven Email Steven Hughes email only
Noble, Aaron Email Aaron Noble email only