Course Descriptions

Business Administration(Entrepreneurship), TC

ACC 130 Managerial Accounting 3 Cr Hrs

Studies management tools for business decision making, including the evaluation of financial condition and performance of business. Emphasis is given to the process of formulating and utilizing sound accounting data to evaluate alternatives involved in managerial decision-making necessary for planning, executing and controlling a business enterprise. Prerequisite: Minimum grade of “C” or better in ACC 170 Principles of Accounting II.

ACC 160 Principles of Accounting I 3 Cr Hrs

This course is designed to help the students develop a basic understanding of accounting theory, concepts and procedures. It will provide a foundation for further study for the student seeking a career in accounting or business administration or for the student entering into the occupational field. Prerequisite: Minimum grade of “C” or better in ACC 105 Fundamentals of Accounting or consent from the dean

ACC 170 Principles of Accounting II 3 Cr Hrs

This course is a continuation of ACC 160 Principles of Accounting I. It is a study of corporations which includes organization and operations; stockholders’ equity, earnings and dividends; long term assets and liabilities, investments, income tax and their effort on business decisions; and assessing a company’s financial performance.  Prerequisite: Minimum grade of “C” or better in ACC 160 Principles of Accounting I

BUS 104 Introduction to Business 3 Cr Hrs

Studies various types of business organizations and the relationships of business to government and management to labor. Management’s perspective of production, marketing, personnel, finance and transportation is a constant consideration.

BUS 125 Business Law 3 Cr Hrs

A basic introductory law course covering the legal and social environment within which businesses operate, including the structure, processes and procedures of the American legal system. A substantial portion of the course is devoted to contracts.

BUS 130 Personal Finance 3 Cr Hrs

This course is designed for non-business majors as well as for business majors. The course is concerned with efficient management of money as a primary requirement for successful personal life. Aids individuals in establishing and maintaining credit, using a budget, safeguarding and investing savings and arranging personal insurance.

BUS 140 Principles of Marketing 3 Cr Hrs

Production and marketing of goods and services are the essence of economic life in any society. All organizations perform these two basic functions to satisfy their commitments to society, their customers and their owners. Marketing examines the problems of transferring title and moving goods from producer to consumer, buying, selling, storing, transporting, standardizing, financing, risk-bearing and supplying market information. The free enterprise and the government’s contribution, retailing and international marketing are discussed at length.

BUS 200 Principles of Management 3 Cr Hrs

Explores the basic management functions of planning and controlling that which pertains to the type of business for which the student is preparing to work on a career basis. The basic management theories, functions and aspects of various types of business are studied.

CED 115 Computer Applications 3 Cr Hrs

Introduces students to the fundamental concepts and operations necessary to use computers. Emphasis is placed on basic functions and familiarity with computer use. Topics include computer terminology, introduction to the Windows environment, networking, word processing, spreadsheets and databases. Prerequisite: Students are encouraged to complete a self-assessment to determine skill set prior to enrolling in this course.

ENT 110 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3 Cr Hrs

Familiarizes students with the world of small business. Students are introduced to the concepts needed to seek out business opportunities as well as the tools needed to evaluate successful ventures. Considerable attention is given to the concepts of planning, financing and marketing new businesses.

ENT 115 Entrepreneurship II 3 Cr Hrs

The marketplace has changed dramatically over the last 20 years. To compete and grow, small businesses must do more than just give lip service to putting the customer at the center of the business. Students learn the different paths to business ownership, how to effectively market new products, management strategies for the 21st century and how to plan financially for a business.

OPM 115 Introduction to Project Management 3 Cr Hrs

This course focuses on a holistic approach to project management.  The content deals with planning, scheduling, organizing, and controlling projects—for example, product development, construction, information systems, new businesses, and special events.  The course includes major topics of Strategy, Priorities, Organization, Project Tools, and Leadership.  Primary class emphasis is on the project management process and tools.  Project management is becoming more important in today’s world.  Mastery of key tools and concepts could give you a significant competitive advantage in the marketplace.

PSS 100 Six Sigma Yellow Belt 1 Cr Hr

Six Sigma Yellow Belt training introduces the fundamentals of Six Sigma to individual process owners and operators who can then act as team members on Six Sigma projects.  Not only do these Yellow Belts gain the skills necessary to identify, monitor and control profit-eating practices in their own processes, but they are also prepared to feed that information to Green Belts and Black Belts working on larger system projects. 

PSS 101 Six Sigma Green Belt Methods 3 Cr Hrs

This course is designed to help the adult learner understand Six Sigma concepts and be able to apply their knowledge to a real problem.  It also addresses the challenges of change management and data management.