Business Administration(Entrepreneurship), AAS
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.
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
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
BIO 110 Principles of Biology 5 Cr Hrs
The course is designed to help the student increase their knowledge concerning basic biological concepts. It is not intended to replace BIO 110 Principles of Biology. Recommended for students planning to take BIO 150 Human Anatomy & Physiology or BIO 160 Microbiology but has not had a recent life science course, or students wishing to prepare for BIO 110 Principles of Biology. The course is graded on a pass/fail scale.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
CHM 110 General Chemistry 5 Cr Hrs
An introduction to chemistry that includes the study of matter, atoms, molecules, chemical arithmetic, chemical reactions, gas laws, acids and bases, organic chemistry and laboratory experimentation. Prerequisite: EBS 115 Pre-Algebra or a higher level math course with a minimum grade of “C” or better, completed within the past five years, or satisfactory course placement assessment scores
This course explores the fundamental aspects of the United States economy including growth, fiscal and monetary policies, unemployment, inflation, national debt, money and the Federal Reserve System. National and international policy topics are discussed.
ECO 110 Principles of Microeconomics 3 Cr Hrs
Attention is given to the methods of producing the goods and services that the economy provides. The following areas are explored: supply, demand, pricing, scarcity, business firms, business anti-trust and public interest, incomes, wages and salaries, income distribution, taxes and tax reform.
ENG 101 Composition I 3 Cr Hrs
This course is designed to improve the reading and writing skills of students. The emphasis is on fundamental principles of written English in structurally correct sentences, paragraphs and expository themes. Critical analysis of essays will be used to aid in developing the student’s thinking, support of thesis and style. Students are introduced to the basic components of research by writing a documented essay in Modern Language Association (MLA) style. Prerequisite: EBS110 English with a minimum grade of “C” or better or satisfactory course placement assessment scores
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.
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.
MTH 112 College Algebra 3 Cr Hrs
This course is an introduction of algebraic functions and some transcendental functions with application in business and life, natural and social sciences. Topics include solving equations, zeros, rational functions, matrices, exponentials and logarithms and systems. Additional topics are included as time permits. Students must furnish their own TI-83 or TI-83 PLUS graphing calculators. Prerequisites: Minimum grade of “C” or better in MTH 101 Intermediate Algebra or satisfactory course placement assessment scores
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.
PHL110 Ethics 3 Cr Hrs
A practical approach to recognizing, understanding and solving ethical problems confronting individuals in today’s society. Basic concepts of applied ethical theories in moral philosophy and reasoning are examined using critical thinking and responsible decision-making skills.
PHS 110 Physical Science 5 Cr Hrs
A non-technical course intended for students who are majoring in fields other than science. The application of scientific knowledge to daily life activities is emphasized by examining the fundamental principles in physics, chemistry, geology and astronomy utilizing the scientific method.
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.
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.
PSY 101 General Psychology 3 Cr Hrs
A general introduction to the scientific study of human behavior as it applies to daily living. Course includes history, basic theories and biological bases of behavior, development, cognitive processes, individual awareness, motivation, emotion, personal adjustment, social psychology, and abnormal psychology and therapies.
SOC 101 Principles of Sociology 3 Cr Hrs
An introductory study to acquaint students with the influence and patterns of individuals and group interaction by acquainting students with the development, characteristics and functioning of human groups, the relationships between groups and group influences on individual behavior. It includes the study of how social relationships are created, maintained and changed.
SPH 101 Public Speaking 3 Cr Hrs
Covers fundamental basics to all good private and public speaking experiences and elements in voice production and improvement, bodily movement, confidence, poise and understanding of all types of public speeches. Required of all transfer curricula.