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Course Descriptions

BUS 100 Introduction to Business 3-0-3
This is a survey course designed to provide Students with general knowledge of the business world. Topics include economics, management, marketing, accounting, computer information systems, human resource management, finance, and risk management.

BUS 112 Principles of Management 3-0-3
Students explore the planning, organization, and operation of a business. The course uses a study approach to selecting, combining, and applying techniques of management to realistic business problems.

BUS 113 Human Relations in Management 3-0-3
The course includes supervisory applications and text study of relationships and communications between employees and first-line supervisors, employees and top management, middle management and subordinates, and middle management and top management. (FA)

BUS 120 Business Law I 3-0-3
BUS 120 is a study of those features of law that pertain to the conduct of business in today’s global economy. The course concentrates on legal background material, contracts, and commercial paper.

BUS 121 Business Law II 3-0-3
This course of study concentrates on sales, real and personal property, trusts, estates, corporations, and partnerships. Prerequisite: BUS 120 or instructor approval. (SP)

BUS 150 Business Communications 3-0-3
This course is designed to give students a comprehensive view of communication, its scope and importance in business, and its role in today’s workplace. Topics to be covered include organizational and workplace communication, ethical communication strategies, listening and nonverbal skills, intercultural communication, uses of digital media in the communication process and successfully developing positive, negative and persuasive writing techniques. Written, oral and interpersonal skills for communication in the business world will be emphasized as well as delivering an effective oral presentation. Prerequisite: Eligible placement score. LAL101 and touch keyboarding skills are recommended.

BUS 250: Business Opportunity Analysis 3-0-3
This impressive course is based on the Kauffman Foundation’s FastTrac Planning the Entrepreneurial Venture course and is designed to provide students with the foundational knowledge needed to successfully launch a business. Students are provided access to a variety of activities, concepts, and examples featuring successful entrepreneurs. Learning opportunities provided during the semester-long course will lead students through the steps of entrepreneurship. Students will complete and present a fullydeveloped business plan. Prerequisites: ACC102 and MKT105 or instructor approval.

BUS 295: Business Administration Internship 0-(6-18)-(2-6)
This course is designed to provide students real-life work experiences through on-thejob training with a field-related cooperating employer in the student’s declared major. Students will be supervised by the business/industry sponsor and report to the Director of Career and Technical Programs or assigned faculty member. The position may be paid or unpaid. Students must complete a minimum of 45 contact hours per credit hour per semester. Course is variable credits and may be repeated for up to six credit hours. Prerequisites: SKL 240, minimum of 30 credit hours, with at least 18 credits of core classes in the program area, 2.50 GPA, and/or approval from the Dean of Career and Technical Education or Director of Career and Technical Programs.

BUS 299: Special Studies in Business Administration (1-6)-0-(1-6)
This course will consist of specialized study in areas of the department, which are not covered in-depth in courses already offered. Students may take no more than six credit hours of special studies in any one discipline. (IN)