Business (BUSINES)

Business (BUSINES) 111  
Introduction To Business  

Survey of modern US business, analyzing organization and types of businesses, major business functions, business and the environment, roles played by business and consumers in the economy and various economic systems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, MX, OH, TR, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 141  
Business Mathematics  

Review of basic arithmetic principles, application of arithmetic operations to business forms and to analysis and solution of problems of percentage, markup and markdown, discounts, interest, prorating, life and property insurance, taxation, and payrolls. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, OH, TR, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 147  
Intro to Paralegal Studies  

This course is the first of the required courses in the Paralegal AAS program/plan 304. It provides an overview of the American legal system. It explores essential knowledge in the paralegal field, including the basic skills, concepts, and reasoning processes for success in a paralegal career. This course explores basic paralegal roles and responsibilities and specific limitations as they relate to the legal system and the law office environment. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 and Eligibility for college-level Math -OR- Math 99 with a grade of C or better -OR- consent of department chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 148  
Civil Litigation  

This course is one of the requirements of the Paralegal AAS program/plan 304. It introduces the student to procedural concepts of the civil litigation process in state and federal courts with an emphasis on Illinois and federal civil codes. It examines the role of the paralegal from the initial phases of the pre-trial investigation and discovery through the appeals process while emphasizing legal theory and practical skills. This is a writing intensive course. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 and Eligibility for college-level Math -OR- Math 99 with a grade of C or better -OR- consent of department chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 149  
Family Law  

This course is one of the requirements of the Paralegal AAS program/plan 304. It is an overview of the basic principles of family law and domestic relations, with an emphasis on Illinois law. It examines the areas of marital contracts, divorce, annulment, issues affecting children, and other legal matters relating to domestic relations. It also covers client interviews, the drafting of necessary pleadings and supporting documents, and the performance of basic research relating to family law and domestic relations as well as the role of the paralegal in family law. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 and Eligibility for college-level Math -OR- Math 99 with a grade of C or better -OR- consent of department chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 150  
Legal Research and Writing I  

This course is one of the requirements of the Paralegal AAS program/plan 304. It provides an overview of the fundamentals of legal research and writing. This course covers the use of primary and secondary source materials to research legal questions. It examines different types of legal documents and provides training in legal analysis. The course also includes principles and techniques of legal writing and their application to legal correspondence and documents as well as the role of the paralegal in legal research and writing. This is a writing intensive course. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Completion of Business 147, Business 148 and English 101 with a grade of “C” or better, or consent of the Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 156  
Warehousing Workforce Skills  

This course provides training in the workplace practices that contribute to success on the job. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

1 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: OH  
Business (BUSINES) 158  
Warehousing and Distribution Process  

This course provides learners with the knowledge and core skills associated with warehousing and distribution. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Business 155 and Business 156.  
2.5 Lecture Hours. 2.5 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: OH  
Business (BUSINES) 159  
Warehousing Technology Skills  

Warehousing technology skills are those practices important to working in a technical environment. This course covers the use of scanners and data applications along with the understanding of industrial controls and computers and automation. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Business 155 and Business 156.  
2 Lecture Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: OH  
Business (BUSINES) 161  
Prin Of Bank Operations  

This course covers the fundamentals of bank functions in a descriptive fashion. Topics include banks and the monetary system, the relationship of banks to depositors, regulations, and examinations. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW  
Business (BUSINES) 180  
Fundamentals Of Accounting  

This course emphasizes an understanding of basic accounting principles and other business concepts as they apply to the reporting of financial data and other economic events of a business enterprise. Emphasis is on recording, analyzing, and interpreting historical data and showing its effect on the business financially. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, TR  
Business (BUSINES) 181  
Financial Accounting  

This course presents accounting as an information system that produces summary financial statements, primarily for users external to a business or other enterprise. Students study the forms of business organization and the common transactions entered into by businesses. The emphasis is on understanding and applying basic accounting principles and other concepts that guide the reporting of the effect of transactions and other economic events on the financial condition and operating results of a business. How to analyze and interpret historical financial statements as well as the limitations of using these statements in making forward-looking business decisions are included. The primary content emphasis will be accounting for current assets and liabilities, long-term assets and liabilities, corporations, cash flow statements and financial statement analysis. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Business 111 or Business 141 or Mathematics 098 or higher; or concurrent enrollment in Business 141; or placement test; or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
4 Lecture Hours. 4 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, OH, TR, WR  
IAI: BUS 903  
Business (BUSINES) 182  
Managerial Accounting  

This course presents accounting as a system of producing information for use in internally managing a business. The course emphasizes the identification, accumulation and interpretation of information for planning, controlling and evaluating the performance of the separate components of a business. Included is the identification and measurement of the costs of producing goods or services and how to analyze and control these costs. Decision models commonly used in making specific short-term and long-term business decisions are included. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Business 181, OR Consent of Department Chairperson.  
4 Lecture Hours. 4 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, OH, TR, WR  
IAI: BUS 904  
Business (BUSINES) 183  
Payroll Accounting  

A comprehensive course that prepares students for the functions of payroll within an organization. Introduces principles, procedures, and terminology for business applications of payroll methods. Emphasizes federal and state payroll records and forms. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in (Business 178 or 181), or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, TR  
Business (BUSINES) 203  
Intro Cost Accounting  

General accounting principles applied to factory operations. Includes methods of finding costs of specific orders, lots and processes, and basis of allocating overhead expenses. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in BUSINESS 181 OR BUSINESS 182  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, OH, TR, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 204  
Computer Applications Intermediate Accounting  

Utilizes a computer to perform major accounting tasks such as recording entries, posting to ledgers, generation of trial balances and financial statements, as well as special reports, all encountered in Business 205. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Concurrent enrollment in Business 205.  
1 Lecture Hours. 1 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, OH, TR, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 205  
Intermediate Accounting  

Application of funds, analysis of working capital, investments, inventories, amortization and depreciation, and cost expirations. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Business 182 and concurrent enrollment in Business 204.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, OH, TR, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 206  
Auditing  

Includes external balance-sheet audits, recent developments in techniques of auditing cash, receivables, inventories, investments, fixed assets, and liabilities. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in BUSINESS 205 or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, OH, TR, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 207  
Intermediate Accounting II  

Accounting for the rights of creditors and stockholders; principles of fund accounting; statement analysis; special problems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in BUSINESS 205 or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 208  
Federal Income Tax  

Study of the principles of the Internal Revenue Code, practical application of tax rules to the preparation of returns, application of accounting rules to tax matters. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in BUSINESS 182 or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, OH, TR, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 211  
Business Law I  

Laws of business transactions, including contracts, agency, employment and partnerships, and study of the Uniform Commercial Code. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, MX, OH, TR, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 212  
Business Law II  

Continues study of laws covering corporations, negotiable instruments, sales, real estate, and bailments. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, KK, OH, TR, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 213  
Data Visualization and Presentation for Business  

This course provides a foundation for technologies for technologies and functions of spreadsheets, presentations, and Business Intelligence. The course introduces and expands students understanding of presentation and spreadsheet software through experimentation, critical thought, and personalization. Concepts introduced in this course aim to develop an understanding of the different types of business data, various analytical approaches, and application of these approaches to solve business problems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 214  
The Legal & Social Environment of Business  

A study of the legal and social environment of business with emphasis on business ethics and corporate social responsibilities. Areas of concentration include governmental regulation of business, securities law, consumer protection law, labor law and employment law. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, OH, TR, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 215  
Corporate and Entity Federal Income Tax  

Study of federal income taxation of business organizations, including corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies (LLC), limited liability partnerships (LLP), limited liability limited partnership (LLLP), low-cost limited companies (L3C), and estates. Taxation of partnerships, with emphasis on the tax laws related to the formations, operations, allocations, distributions, liquidations, and sales/exchanges of partnership interests. Federal estates and gift tax laws with emphasis on the preparation of related tax returns. Ethics and research as appropriate to the discipline are integrated in the course.Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in BUSINES 208.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW  
Business (BUSINES) 216  
Entrepreneurship  

Entrepreneurial skills, organization, promotion and management in self-employment or administration in occupations and organizations; research and discussions with successful owners and managers in the business community. Students receive practice in planning, decision-making and self-evaluation. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, MX, OH, TR, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 217  
Nonprofit Accounting  

Financial transaction analysis and recording system; budget preparation and control; concepts and principles underlying the financial reports of nonprofit organizations in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB). Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in BUSINESS 181, and Grade of C or better OR concurrent enrollment in BUSINESS 203 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW  
Business (BUSINES) 218  
Advanced Accounting  

Financial accounting theory for business combinations, presentation of consolidated financial statements, international transactions and investments, fund accounting, foreign exchange and derivatives, investments and partnership accounting. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in BUSINESS 205 OR BUSINESS 207 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW  
Business (BUSINES) 219  
Real Estate Law for the Paralegal  

This course is one of the requirements of the Paralegal AAS program. It introduces the fundamentals of real estate law, with the emphasis on Illinois law, and provides a basic understanding of the elements of the real estate industry. The course covers real property law, categories of ownership, legal descriptions, contracts, financial aspects, and special issues in real estate law. It examines the real estate transaction from the beginning of the process to the closing. It emphasizes the drafting of legal descriptions of property, preparing closing documentation and performing a title search. It also examines the role of the paralegal in a law office, financial institution, or title company. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in BUSINESS 147 AND BUSINESS 148.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 220  
Criminal Law for the Paralegal  

This course is one of the requirements of the Paralegal AAS program. It explores the Illinois and federal court systems as well as defines the categories of crime and the types of legal defenses. It introduces the concepts involved in criminal proceedings and explores the stages of criminal litigation from the arrest through post-trial procedures. It enables the student to understand all procedural aspects of criminal cases and the role of the paralegal in aiding an attorney in trial preparation, the trial itself, and post-trial procedures and appeals. This is a writing intensive course. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course

Grade of C or better in BUSINESS 147 AND BUSINESS 148.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 221  
Insurance  

Preparation for the agents or brokers licensing examination. Includes life and casualty insurance, automobile, fire, health and accident, and worker compensation. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW  
Business (BUSINES) 222  
Business Law for the Paralegal  

This course is one of the requirements of the Paralegal AAS program/plan 304. It provides the student with an in-depth analysis of the law pertaining to types of business organizations, contract formation, resolution of contract disputes and the impact of the Uniform Commercial Code on traditional contract theory. The role of a corporate paralegal is covered as it relates to the business environment. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in BUSINESS 147 AND BUSINESS 148.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 223  
Tort Law  

This course is one of the requirements of the Paralegal AAS program/plan 304. It examines the fundamental elements of tort law and the principles of tort litigation. It introduces the different categories of torts and focuses on the role of the paralegal in tort litigation from the point of view of both the plaintiff and the defendant. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Business 147 AND Business 148.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 224  
Wills, Trusts and Probate  

This course is one of the requirements of the Paralegal AAS Program/plan 304. It covers both the theoretical and practical knowledge needed in the estate planning and probate processes. It covers wills, trusts, and estate administration. The course emphasizes the role of the paralegal in the drafting of estate planning documents and carrying out probate procedures. Emphasis is placed on applicable Illinois law and Federal tax laws. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Business 149, 219 and 222.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 225  
Legal Research and Writing II  

This course is one of the requirements of the Paralegal AAS program/plan 304. It is a continuation of Legal Research & Writing I and provides a more in-depth, hands-on exploration of legal research, writing, and analysis. It provides additional experience in legal research, reasoning, analysis, and writing. This course continues to explore the various legal reference sources, both traditional and non-traditional. It continues to develop legal reasoning skills and strategies to analyze legal authority in case law. This is a writing intensive course. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in BUSINESS 150.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 226  
Internship for the Paralegal  

This course is an elective in the Paralegal AAS program. It is designed to enable students to combine classroom training with practical paralegal work experience through supervised on-the-job training in a public or private legal setting. Periodic seminars are held to discuss experiences, concerns, and topical questions. Students are required to keep journals of their internship experience. A minimum number of hours of on-site time are required for this course. Internship placement must be approved by the Program Coordinator. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Successful completion of all other Paralegal AAS Program requirements with a grade of C or better and consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 227  
Elder Law  

This course is an overview of legal issues that are increasingly relevant as the older population increases. It covers a variety of legal documents and the many legal situations which affect the elderly. It also covers topics such as asset management, estate planning, health care, personal planning and protection, resources of both public and private agencies and organizations, and the court systems. It examines the role of the paralegal in interacting with elderly clients as well as in using the various resources available in elder law. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Business 149, 219 and 222.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 228  
Environmental Law for the Paralegal  

This course examines the fundamental concepts of environmental law. It emphasizes both state and federal laws and regulations enacted to preserve and protect the environment. It covers the specific areas of air quality control, water quality control, toxic substance control, waste management, and hazardous releases. It also covers energy policy, natural resources, international environmental law, and current environmental issues. It focuses on the role of the paralegal in environmental law. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Business 219 and 222.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 229  
Immigration Law  

This course provides an overview of the federal immigration system and the concepts and procedures of immigration law for the paralegal. It examines immigration law and regulations as well as practical applications in immigration law including the naturalization process, visa procedures, and the right and obligations of aliens in the United States. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Completion of Business 147 and Business 148 with a grade of C or better, or consent of the Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 230  
E-Business Marketing  

Explores resources, knowledge, skills, practices and techniques necessary to conduct business online. Explores nature and impact of e-commerce on business and business operation, resources required and available, customer relationship management, ordering systems, end-to-end marketing and performance and control systems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in BUSINESS 111 or CIS 120 or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, KK, TR  
Business (BUSINES) 231  
Marketing  

Examines the functions and objectives of marketing. Includes flow of industrial and consumer goods through the marketing system, and the role of the consumer, the product, the market, the pricing policies, promotion and distribution methods. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Business 111.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, MX, OH, TR, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 232  
Fundamentals of International Business  

Analysis of problems stemming from the movement of goods, services, human resources, technology, finance, and ownership across national boundaries. Direct focus on the development of management skills in handling problems of multinational business. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Business 111.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW  
Business (BUSINES) 236  
Advertising  

Study of basic functions, principles, and techniques of advertising, including the role of advertising in the marketing system. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, TR  
IAI: MC 912  
Business (BUSINES) 237  
Selling  

Factors of successful selling of goods or ideas; buying motives, sales psychology, customer approach, and sales techniques. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, OH, TR  
Business (BUSINES) 238  
Legal Ethics for the Paralegal  

This course is an elective in the Paralegal AAS program/plan 304. It provides the student with an overview of ethical considerations arising in the paralegal profession. This course discusses the regulation and discipline of attorneys and paralegals, issues related to confidentiality and conflicts of interest, unauthorized practice of law and other ethical issues that pertain particularly to paralegals. Students will discuss general ethical considerations and will work directly with the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 and eligibility for Math 118 or higher or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 239  
Business Organizations & Agency Law  

This course is an elective in the Paralegal AAS program/plan 304. It provides the student with an overview of the formation and operation of business enterprises, exposes the student to types of business organizations and to the law surrounding principal/agent relationships. Student will learn about sole proprietorships, general and limited partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations. The role of a corporate paralegal is covered as it relates to the benefits and disadvantages of each type of entity as well as the formation, dissolution and recordkeeping for each of these entities. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Business 222 or Consent of Department Chairperson  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 240  
Computers in the Law Office  

This course is an elective in the Paralegal AAS program/plan 304 and can be taken in lieu of the internship requirement. A general introduction to the use of computer software programs in the modern law office. Office organization, legal terminology, fees and billing procedures, e-filing, scheduling and calendaring, preparation and maintenance of case files, preparation of law office forms, and an introduction and survey of a variety of legal specific software and legal web resources are involved in this course. Students will develop a greater appreciation for computers by learning how computers can help paralegals complete tasks and assignments. This course includes hands on computer exercise using professional software programs and web resources used in the law office by paralegals. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Business 223, or consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 241  
Introduction To Finance  

Surveys methods of financing business enterprises and their relationships to personal and company investment policies. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Business 181, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, MX, OH, TR, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 244  
Personal Finance  

Personal investment programs including the sources and uses of investment information. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, MX, TR, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 249  
Independent Research  

Independent Research and analysis on topic chosen with the faculty consent, requires a study plan, a paper of length and specification required by the faculty member. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

2 Lecture Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW  
Business (BUSINES) 250  
Computerized Accounting Systems  

Computerized Accounting focuses on exposing the student to various computerized accounting systems and how these systems accomplish the goals of accounting information system of a business entity. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in BUSINESS 181, or CIS 120 or equivalent, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, OH, TR, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 258  
Small Business  

Organization and operation of small-scale retail, trading, service, or manufacturing business. Problems of location, financing, labor, accounting and production, taxes, and insurance. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, TR  
Business (BUSINES) 259  
Introduction to Project Management  

This course develops a foundation of concepts and solutions that supports the planning, scheduling, controlling, resource allocation, and performance measurement activities required for successful completion of a project. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 and Grade of C or better in BUS 111  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW  
Business (BUSINES) 260  
Digital Marketing and Social Media  

This Digital Marketing and Social media course will equip students with the knowledge to ethically and effectively utilize Digital media tools to establish a broader market presence for new and existing businesses.

Grade of C or better in BUS 111 and BUS 231.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW  
Business (BUSINES) 263  
Property and Liability Insurance  

A survey of modern insurance companies, analyzing different types of Insurers, major insurance functions and their impact on consumers, businesses, and worldwide financial markets. Also, the specific interaction between insurance companies, banks, businesses, consumers, the Federal government and their combined impact on the US and World economies. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Business 111  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW  
Business (BUSINES) 264  
Personal Insurance  

A survey of personal insurance carriers which includes their product lines, day-to-day functions, an analysis of employment trends and their impact on consumers, businesses, and financial markets. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Business 111  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW  
Business (BUSINES) 265  
Commercial Insurance  

A survey of commercial insurance carriers which includes their product lines, day-to-day functions, employment trends and their impact on businesses and financial markets. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Business 111  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW  
Business (BUSINES) 269  
Principles Of Management  

Analysis of major functions and principles of management; emphasis on supervisory and operating levels of management; theories, policy-making, effective communications and art of decision-making. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in BUSINESS 111, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, MX, OH, TR, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 270  
Office Management  

Application of management principles to planning, organization, and controlling of office work. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: KK  
Business (BUSINES) 271  
Human Resources Management  

Employment techniques, wages and hours, job evaluation, training, employee ratings, collective bargaining, employment counseling and collateral benefits, such as pensions and fringe benefits. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, MX, OH, TR, WR  
Business (BUSINES) 272  
Sales Management  

Planning of sales efforts; management of sales and services; human resources, and controlling sales operations. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in BUSINESS 111 and 237, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW  
Business (BUSINES) 273  
Organizational Behavior  

This course examines the theories and concepts related to human behavior in organizations. Topics include individual behavior, group behavior, and organizational structure and culture. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in BUSINES 269.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW  
Business (BUSINES) 274  
Industrial Management  

Characteristics of industrial enterprise, problems of materials procurement, plant organization and layout; labor relations and human resources policies, efficiency techniques, automation, and production development. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Business (BUSINES) 278  
Compensation & Benefits Administration  

This course examines the design and implementation of an organization's compensation systems. Topics include job analysis, base pay structure, incentives, and performance measurements. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in BUSINESS 269 or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW  
Business (BUSINES) 279  
Human Resources Planning & Staffing  

This course examines the functions and objectives of human resources planning and staffing. Includes staffing models and strategies, recruitment, selection, employment and retention. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in BUSINESS 271 or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW  
Business (BUSINES) 281  
Corporate Organizations: Understanding Business Processes  

Records management, editorial duties, correspondence and reports, and work simplification procedures. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW  
Business (BUSINES) 284  
Business Communications  

Study of communication (including motivation, perception, language, distortions, organizations, listening) and its role in the administrative process; patterns of mis-communications (such as by-passing, deception, generalizations, association, labeling) are examined for better understanding of communication process and to improve organizational environment; consideration given to psychological impact of various communications media. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, KK, MX, OH  
Business (BUSINES) 291  
Leadership  

This course examines the process by which an individual exerts influence over other individuals and inspires, motivates, and directs their activities to help achieve group or organizational goals. Topics include power and influence, participative leadership, leadership theories, and managerial traits and skills. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in BUSINESS 269 or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: OH  
Business (BUSINES) 299  
Special Topics  

Seminar on a special topic or current issue in one or more business fields. Topic should be listed on the student's permanent academic record. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW