A.S. in Business Administration
This is a hands-on course in which you will learn to use a computer to practice four of the most popular programs within the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint). You will learn to be an intermediate level user of the Microsoft Office Suite.
This course provides a broad overview of how businesses are organized and managed as well as the interrelationships between business and the external forces such as government, community and the economy.
The student will use a Computerized Accounting System, “QuickBooks Pro” in order to help manage a business using a General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Invoicing, and Inventory. read more..
This course is an introduction to the accounting concepts, principles, and techniques used in recording transactions and preparing financial statements for business enterprises. It is a comprehensive introduction to accounting for students with no accounting background and is designed for both majors and non-majors in accounting.
This course is an introductory course reviewing the basic concepts of finance. Risk/return, valuation, time value of money, bonds, liquidity vs. Profitability, portfolio effect, and financial leverage will be discussed. A special focus on the weighted average cost of capital, irr, payback, npv, and other cash flow evaluation techniques used for decision making will be introduced in this course. Calculations using a financial calculator and spreadsheet software will be required in this course.
An introduction to managerial accounting concepts and procedures. Emphasis is on the use of accounting information for managerial planning, control, and decision-making. Topics include cost behavior, accounting for manufacturing operations, control of decentralized operations, and budgeting.
The business capstone course will assess the student’s success in the study of the body of course work in the program. Students will demonstrate their knowledge of and application of the program’s goals and competencies. In the course students will focus on business strategies, ethics, and problem solving. Students will be required to submit a portfolio project
This course reviews and reinforces basic concepts in mathematics, uses skills in fundamental calculations, and provides insight and experience with the types of problems encountered in the world of business. The primary objective of Business Mathematics is to familiarize the student with a wide range of business procedures for which mathematics is required.
Principles of Macroeconomics is a foundations course that introduces students to the aggregate national economies and international exchange. This course addresses major economic indicators and the business cycle along with the effects of monetary policy on business activity.
Students will be introduced to fundamental management principles, concepts of behavioral sciences, management processes, resources and organizational structure.
Major aspects of the global business environment will be covered in this course. The common aspects and activities of international business, along with the diversity among the global markets will be examined. Major world markets such as: U.S., Japan, Germany, England, Italy, France, China, India, Brazil, and Russia will be reviewed.
The course is the study of law as it affects business with coverage of agency, business organizations, and government regulations, property, and other special topics.
This course is an introduction to Principles of Marketing. In these twenty chapters, you will learn basic concepts of Marketing, customer relationships, creation of customer value, customer equity, understanding customer’s needs, designing customer-driven marketing strategies and programs, capturing value for the firm, major Marketing Trends and forces affecting customer’s perceptions.
General Education Courses
This course will allow students to develop an understanding of good, college level writing with an emphasis on exposition and the research essay. Oral and written communications of impressions and judgments concerning assigned readings in the essay and allied genre are required. There is stress on the building of an active vocabulary and on correct sentence and paragraph structure. Prerequisites/Co-Requisites: None
The student will demonstrate: an understanding of the general concepts of relation and function and specifically of polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic functions; the ability to solve system of equations by utilizing matrices and determinants; and the ability to solve practical problems using algebra.
This course will allow students to develop an understanding and appreciation of imaginative literature in its various genre and periods and to perfect composition and research skills at the college and university level. The student will learn how to read imaginative literature for profit and delight and how to write essays and research papers effectively. There will be assigned readings in poetry, prose and drama, the perfection of writing skills developed in ENG101 and papers and examinations on assigned readings. Prerequisite: ENC1100
The course includes theories and practices in oral communication and speech writing, and the process of oral communication in all types of organizations. Students will learn the fundamentals of effective oral communication, with an emphasis on delivering effective presentations. This course will cover skills and techniques for planning and delivering a presentation, overcoming anxiety, and working with various audiences.