Course Name Course Description Syllabus
ACCT 201 - Accounting for Decision Making I Introduces students to the accounting cycle, the financial statements, and the theory underlying accounting as information. Provides users of accounting information with a basic understanding of how to appraise and manage a business. Addresses current accounting topics, including relevant ethical and international issues found in the financial press. 3 credits ACCT 201 [PDF]
ACCT 202 - Accounting for Decision Making II Enables students to apply the concepts and skills from ACCT 201. They learn how to analyze the financial condition and performance of a firm, and how to use accounting information in business planning, decision-making, and control. Topics include cost-volume-profit analysis, costing systems, variance analysis, and the budget process. Discusses relevant current ethical and competitive issues found in the financial press. 3 credits ACCT 202 [PDF]
BLE 214 - Principles of Business Law An introduction to the field of business law including an overview of the organization and operation of the American legal system, including the court system and legal procedure, together with brief coverage of selected business law topics such as contracts as examples of the legal system in practice. Particular attention is given to the ways in which business law manifests important social and ethical precepts. 3 credits BLE 214 [PDF]
BLE 215 - Business Ethics Business ethics is applied ethics. This course deals with the roles and responsibilities of business in a global society; teaches models of ethical decision making that incorporate multiple points of view, including diverse cultural worldviews and legal perspectives; and addresses those factors that contribute to and constrain ethical behavior in and by organizations. Students will then apply these concepts to current business problems, such as anti-trust, accounting fraud, deceptive advertising, and environmental dumping. 3 credits
BLE 215 [PDF]
ENT 101 - Business Foundations A broad introduction to business organization and business leadership using the Harvard case study method and group presentations of case analyses to real executives. Introduction to major functional areas of business including accounting, finance, marketing, operations, organizational behavior, business ethics, strategic management, and leadership. Class participation is stressed. 3 credits ENT 101 [PDF]
MKT 210 - Principles of Marketing An introduction to marketing as a functional area of the organization, and an analytical survey of problems encountered in developing, promoting, pricing, and distributing goods and services. 3 credits MKT 210 [PDF]
SBS 100 - CareerSTART
SBS 100 engages students in a series of activities, discussions, and programs on campus to explore their interests and strengths and learn how courses and co-curricular experiences together help them achieve their goals. Students also develop innovation, team, and presentation skills, get involved on campus, and learn about campus resources and services that aid in a successful college experience. This is the first in a four-year sequence of career courses. 1 credit SBS 100 [PDF]
SBS 200 - CareerEXPLORE
SBS 200 builds upon a student’s introductory career management skills particularly in the areas of communication, professionalism, and information seeking. Students actively explore their career interests by completing self-assessments, conducting an information interview, and actively using Career Center and library resources to acquire information related to their major or interest areas. 1 credit SBS 200 [PDF]
SBS 220 - Business Writing The world is constantly changing and businesses as well as individual employees must adapt. In order to effectively leverage future communication technologies and media, you must be a critical reader and have strong foundational writing and editing skills. In this course, current business news will be read for its content and to understand the interplay of language and purpose. You will learn to write effectively for business by focusing on your audience, purpose, tone, and the design of various business documents and by revising and refining your writing. 3 credits. Prerequisites: ENT 101 & WRI 102. SBS 220 [PDF]
SIB 321 - Introduction to International Business The course provides students with an understanding of problems and opportunities associated with doing business across country and cultural boundaries and to encourage global business thinking and strategy formulation. Topics include the forms of international business involvement; economic, social, cultural and political conditions; national and multinational regulations of international transactions and investments; and global strategies for business operations. 3 credits SIB 321 [PDF]