Students in this course engage in individually supervised employment within an area of management requiring applications of management theory and principles to the work environment. Students must work at least ten hours per week on the job, meet periodically with a supervising faculty member, research related literature in the employment field, and prepare a substantive […]
A study of human resource management including the evolution of the personnel process, organizational models, leadership patterns, and issues touching upon planning, assessment, staffing, training, development, and environmental issues. Emphasis is placed on the application of theory and practice so that students will gain a useful understanding of human resource management whether they seek careers […]
The course provides an understanding and appreciation of organizational structures and the role of the manager within these structures, with emphasis on the influence of the social sciences upon current management theory.
The basic principles of advertising and their role in media and society will be covered. This includes the advertising environment in the 21st Century, agency and client relationships, consumer behavior, ethics, and the role of research, creative appeals, and media selection in advertising effectiveness.
Provides an effective learning experience in personal finance. Emphasis is on helping students make sound financial decisions in the areas of budgeting, insurance, taxes, credit, investment, real estate, and retirement planning. (Prerequisite: ACCT 101C or BUS 101C)
A study of the planning and control involved in financial statement analysis, working capital management, cash budgets, cash flows, and break-even analysis within a corporate environment. (Prerequisite: ACCT 102C)
This course helps students to develop a more complete understanding of the distinctively human dimensions of management. Emphasis is placed upon the allocation of theory to real world problems as well as the development of interpersonal skills. Topics include such issues as motivation, leadership, group dynamics, and interpersonal communication. (Prerequisite: BUS 101C or BUS 270C)
This course serves as the capstone experience for the Business Administration program through an integrated examination of formation, finance, marketing, operations, and the supply chain as applied to the small business. Conventional text assignments and assessments are supplemented with practical application of concepts and theory as teams of students operate a business via a web-based simulation. (Prerequisite: ACCT […]
Focuses on various forms of legal entities and Articles 2 and 9 of the UCC. The major laws governing securities, entities, antitrust, bankruptcy, and environmental issues are reviewed. Special emphasis is given to the legal liability of the professional. This course is designed for the future business manager, entrepreneur, or professional who wishes to have […]
Law I is the study of the fundamental principles of law as they apply in the business world. The course examines legal rights and remedies and contracts. Students will gain a detailed understanding of the law of Torts and Contracts, and will learn business law through related textbook readings and research on the Internet. This […]
This course will examine health care trends within the United States. The focus will be on the evolving nature of health care and current debates. Students will explore such topics as: history of health care, hospital reorganization, care delivery settings, administrative and caregiver role changes, reimbursement, managed care and governmental interventions.
This course provides the basis for understanding the world of retailing. Topics include retail strategy, store location, buying merchandise, assortment planning, inventory management, retailing, customer service and store layout. (Prerequisite: BUS 170C)