First Semester Credits
ENL101   3
COM103   3
GIT110 M 3
BUS100   3
GIT101  
Typing I

Students learn to master the computer keyboard, develop speed and accuracy, and prepare basic business documents.

Prerequisite: None

Offered: Fall, Spring

Note: If this course is waived, it must be replaced with a Business elective – any course with an ACC, BIT, BUS, CUL, ENT, GIT, HRM or MKT designation.

3
Second Semester Credits
ACC111 (or)
ACC201
 
Accounting I with Computer Applications (or)
Financial Accounting

ACC111 Accounting I with Computer Application

Introduction to the accounting cycle: recording transactions, posting to ledgers, preparing work sheets and financial statements. Includes: special journals, inventory valuation, receivables, payables and interest on notes. A hands-on introduction to computerized accounting solving selected problems using general ledger software including QuickBooks. This is the first course of a two-course series (ACC111 and ACC112) intended for A.S. Business Administration concentrations covering the topics of Financial Accounting.

Prerequisite: (MAT020 or MAT025) and ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

Offered: Fall, Spring


ACC201 Financial Accounting

Students learn principles of financial accounting with emphasis on service and merchandising businesses. Topics include: the accounting cycle, recording transactions, adjusting accounts and preparing financial statements, inventory valuation, depreciation methods, disposal of assets, receivables, liabilities, investments, and interpreting financial statements of proprietorships, partnerships and corporations. This is a transfer level course in Financial Accounting intended for the Associate in Arts student.

Prerequisite: (BUS100 or HRM140) and GIT110 and (MAT030 or MAT035) and ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

3
BUS120   3
  M Mathematics/Quantitive Reasoning or
Natural or Physical Science
3/4 or
4
GIT150   3
GIT220 M 3
Third Semester Credits
BUS102
(or GIT105)
 
Business Communication
(or Office Communication Systems)

BUS102 Business Communication

This course is designed to expose the student to a variety of communication modes available to individuals employed in today's business environment. The following major areas are addressed: communication theory, electronic communications in business, oral presentations, ethical practices and written business documents. The importance of accurate communications and the development of language art skills are emphasized. Business communications and formats, including business reports, letters, and memos, are studied.

Prerequisite: GIT102 or 30 wpm and ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score.

Offered: Fall, Spring

3
MKT112 (or)
BUS214
 
Customer Service: Concepts & Applications (or)
Management

MKT112 Customer Service: Concepts & Applications

This course provides an overview of customer service concepts and terminology and exposes students to various customer service challenges. Students learn to identify different types of customer behaviors, determine customer needs through active listening, become effective verbal and non-verbal communicators, hone telephone customer service skills, learn how best to handle difficult customers, become aware of how to offer customer service within a diverse organizational environment, take steps to encourage customer loyalty, and practice service recovery.

Prerequisite: None

Offered: Fall, Spring


BUS214 Management

Provides an introduction to principles and techniques of management as they relate to business, government, and non-profit organizations. Includes the study of the functions of management: coordinating, problem-solving, decision-making, communicating, planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling.

Prerequisite: ENL101 and BUS100

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

3
    Mathematics/Quantitive Reasoning or
Natural or Physical Science
3/4 or
4
    Behavioral & Social Science 3
   
Business Elective

Any course with an ACC, BIT, BUS, CUL, ENT, GIT, HRM or MKT designation.

3
Fourth Semster Credits
BIT202   3
GIT125   3
   
Business Elective

Any course with an ACC, BIT, BUS, CUL, ENT, GIT, HRM or MKT designation.

Note: Cooperative Work Experience is recommended.

3
    Behavioral & Social Science 3
    General Education Elective 3
Total Credits 60/62

M Designates a Milestone course. A milestone course must be completed in the semester indicated to ensure that you remain on track to continue on in your program and graduate on time.