Catalog 2017–2018: Business (BUS) Courses
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BUS 100 Intro To Business (3) A study of business functions, methods of business operation, types of business ownership, and the role of business organizations in contemporary society.
BUS 110 Freshmen Business Experience (3) (lecture/lab/other) BUS 110 is designed to introduce students to the world of business in an integrated, experiential way. Students will be introduced to basic business disciplines and terminology as well as strategies for creative and critical thinking, effective communication, teamwork, and leadership. The course is also designed to help students to identify potential career fields in the realm of business administration, welcome them into the major, and address challenges that first semester university students typically deal with.
BUS 240 Business Law (3) The law of contracts, agency and employment, and the elements of property and government regulation. Law of business organizations, with emphasis on partnerships and corporations and law of sales and commercial paper.
BUS 290 Critical Thinking (3) This course guides students in thinking more clearly, insightfully and effectively. Concrete examples from students' experience and contemporary issues drawn from forums like YouTube, TV, popular magazines, court cases, the internet, political speeches, etc. help students develop the abilities to solve problems, analyze issues, and make informed decisions in their academic, career, and personal lives. Attention is given to the identification and management of the perception process, use of evidence, use of assumptions, emotional influences, and language in various forms of business and social communication. Pre: sophomore standing
BUS 400 Internship (3) Supervised on-the-job experience in the business community. Comprehensive report by students, meeting with faculty advisor, and performance evaluation from employer required. Pre: Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00; compatibility with career interests; pre-approved job placement and internship contract and instructor's consent. (Same as ACC 400). (Attributes: ALEX)
BUS x94 Special Topics in Subject Matter (Arr.) Special topics chosen by the instructor. Course content will vary. May be repeated for credit, provided that a different topic is studied. Additional requirements may apply depending on subject and topic.
BUS x99 Directed Studies (Arr.) Statement of planned reading or research required. Pre: instructor’s consent.