Business Statistics

A basic principles course emphasizing statistical techniques, particularly their application to business and economics. The study of descriptive statistics leads to an understanding of measures of dispersion and central tendency. With this background the student progresses to probability and sampling theory leading to inferential statistics. Various tests of significance are studied including chi-square, analysis of variance, and the binomial distribution using real world examples. Finally, the relationship between data is studied using regression and correlation analyses. The use of the computer will be introduced throughout the course.

Personal Finance

This course discusses the techniques that can be applied to personal financial management. Key components of this course include concepts and strategies associated with money management, taxation, savings and retirement planning, consumer credit and financing, insurance (auto, home, life, and liability), and investment strategies. Lab Fee

Business Law

Secured transactions, business organizations, partnerships, corporations, electronic commerce, bankruptcy, trusts, bailments, estates, wills, property, leases and mortgages, and insurance will be covered. The case method will be employed, and selected current significant legal rulings will be discussed. Lab Fee

Business Law

General overview of the U.S. legal system covering laws, court procedure, and selected current significant legal rulings. An analysis and application (through the case study approach) of the concepts and rules of law with particular emphasis on the "Uniform Commercial Code." Contracts, torts, commercial papers, and electronic commerce will be covered. Lab Fee

Human Resources Management

An analysis of the management of personnel from the viewpoint of the individual supervisor and the personnel department. Subject content will include corrective discipline, grievance procedure, collective bargaining, job analysis, interviewing and placement techniques, performance evaluation, psychological testing of employees, and supervisory development and motivation. These subjects are presented through individual and group involvement techniques, such as case studies, discussions of current problems, and role playing. Lab Fee

Principles of Management

An analysis and application of the basic principles of management. Subjects will include management by objectives, supervisory leadership styles, current managerial problems, motivational techniques, organizational problems, communications, planning techniques, and management control systems. Emphasis will be placed on individual and group involvement through case problems, group discussions, role playing, and other individual involvement methods. Lab Fee

Principles of Advertising

An analysis of advertising’s role in modern marketing and how it helps sell goods, services, and ideas. The principles of layout design, copy, media structure, media analysis and selection, budgeting, and campaign strategies are covered. These are applied through numerous projects which emphasize advertising practice in addition to theory. A study is made of the behavioral sciences and their relationship to effective advertising practice.  Lab Fee

Global Business

This course consists of an overview of global business today. It is designed to provide the student with the basic concepts and theories pertaining to global business. Included are import and export strategies, global trade, global electronic commerce, economic and political trade issues, cultural aspects, and developing and developed countries. The basic function of global business, including managing, marketing, financing, producing, electronic commerce, and transporting will be discussed on a limited basis. Lab Fee

Business Correspondence

Designed to give students a review of the mechanics of English applicable to business. A review of functional grammar, spelling, and letter layout is included. The primary emphasis is on business letter and report writing both for content and format. Lab Fee

Introduction to Business

A survey course analyzing business organization and management in the areas of marketing, finance, human resources, electronic commerce, and operations management. Emphasis is placed upon developing a vocabulary of business terminology and acquainting the student with careers and opportunities in business. Cases and current events related to business practices are utilized. Lab Fee