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This course introduces students to general statistical methods used in collection, presentation, analysis, and interpretation of statistical data. Topics to be covered include frequency distributors, measures distributions, and the application of concepts in statistical methodology. An analysis of research design is also introduced.
This course reviews and strengthens skills in algebra and logical thinking. The course will begin with a review of linear equations in one and two variables, inequalities and graphing. Additional topics include: literal equations, functions, polynomial, exponential, and rational expressions, factoring, radical expressions and quadratic equations, and absolute value equations. Real world applications will be found throughout the course. Students who have already passed MAT 102 or MAT 103 cannot take this course.
Senior Seminar is the capstone course for all Bachelor of Science in Management students, normally taken in a student's final semester. The course provides students with the opportunity to apply their managerial knowledge in various functional areas, including management, finance, operations, marketing, and information technology to practical real-world issues. To demonstrate this knowledge, students will complete a semester-long comprehensive, detailed strategic analysis of a local business or nonprofit organization, drawing upon a range of primary and secondary source material, under guidance from the professor.
In this course students learn strategy analysis, strategy and policy formulation, policy implementation, and control. Students analyze problems in formulating, implementing, measuring, and adjusting strategy to ensure profitability and/or effectiveness in organizations. The use of a SWOT analysis will be used throughout the semester. The course emphasizes team-based projects designed to build knowledge and skills.
The Internship Seminar provides students with the tool needed to secure and succeed in a business internship. Students will learn to craft and tailor professional resumes and cover letters, develop job search skills, and perfect professional workplace behavior. Students will also explore their career options and identify suitable career paths.
This course prepares students for positions of managerial responsibility, an important aspect of which is responsibility for the action of other people. Emphasis is placed on the four functions of management: planning, organization, leadership, and controlling. Principles relating to decisionmaking, problem-solving, and interpersonal relationships are developed through group discussions and case studies.
This course introduces students to the basic legal concepts and principles of business law. It includes consideration of contracts, property partnerships, and corporations. The Uniform Commercial Code is covered in relation to sales, commercial paper, and risk-bearing devices. The case method is used in the application of the legal principles studied.
The principle focus of this course is on decisions and actions that are undertaken in light of the firms' objectives. Certain key concepts and commonly used tools of financial analysis are developed. Included are such topics as ratio analysis and financial control techniques. This material provides a useful overview of finance, and the ideas and terminology developed here facilitate an understanding of all the other parts of the course. Topics to be covered include decisions involving working capital, long-term assets, sources and forms of long term financing, financial structure, and leverage and cost of capital calculations.
In this course, students build upon the analytical and writing skills developed in ENG 101 with the goal of creating more extensive and sophisticated college papers. Through close reading and analysis of selected texts, students will develop the research and compositional skills necessary for higher level work. An annotated bibliography and a research paper are required.
In this course, students will develop the writing, analytical, and grammar skills necessary for producing college-level essays. Students are introduced to practical strategies that they can use to think critically, read analytically and respond effectively in writing.The course will cover basic principles of transactional writing and the documentation of source material, as well as a review of some essential grammatical principles.
Emphasis is placed on issues relating to the level of output, employment, income, and inflation. Topics include international trade, money, the federal budget deficit, the labor force, and comparative economic systems.
This course examines the economic problems of the household, the firm, and the individual industry. Principles are developed to explain household consumption decisions, along with firm and industry production decisions. Topics include perfect competition, monopoly, and the government's role in economic welfare.
This is a course in the fundamentals of effective oral and nonverbal communication that develops a greater ease in expressing one's thoughts effectively. The course focuses on both formal and informal public-speaking exercises.
This course introduces students to practical information literacy skills necessary to be successful in an era of digital revolution including: the evolution of the computer, Internet, and World Wide Web; application-based projects; database design and usage; and information management and assessment. The course will allow students to develop hands-on experience and proficiency in Internet and library research, Word, Excel, and advanced PowerPoint design.
This is an introductory course in accounting that will allow students to develop a basic understanding of the language of business. Topics include the accounting cycle, accounting terminology and principles, special journals, current assets including merchandise inventory and current liabilities, cash and internal controls together with the construction and analysis of financial statements.
Principles of Marketing exposes the student to the basic concepts, principles, and activities involved in marketing. Students study the role of marketing in businesses and non-profit organizations. Environmental, societal, demographic, and economic factors affecting marketing and the nature of marketing decisions are also explored. Students will learn how to formulate marketing strategies to analyze marketing opportunities and to develop a marketing program, emphasizing product, place, price, and promotion. Students will work in teams to select a product and develop a marketing plan for that product.
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Both! We offer both Bachelor's degrees and Associates degrees. For a full list of our programs, click here.