Course Descriptions

ACCT 2301   Principles of Financial Accounting           3:3:0

This course is an introduction to the fundamental concepts of financial accounting as prescribed by U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) as applied to transactions and events that affect business organizations. Students will examine the procedures and systems to accumulate, analyze, measure, and record financial transactions. Students will use recorded financial information to prepare a balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flows, and statement of shareholders’ equity to communicate the business entity’s results of operations and financial position to users of financial information who are external to the company. Students will study the nature of assets, liabilities, and owners’ equity while learning to use reported financial information for purposes of making decisions about the company. Students will be exposed to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). 

Prerequisite: TSI Satisfied in Reading and Math
Type: Acad

ACCT 2302   Principles of Managerial Accounting           3:3:0

This course is an introduction to the fundamental concepts of managerial accounting appropriate for all organizations. Students will study information from the entity's accounting system relevant to decisions made by internal managers, as distinguished from information relevant to users who are external to the company. The emphasis is on the identification and assignment of product costs, operational budgeting and planning, cost control, and management decision making. Topics include product costing methodologies, cost behavior, operational and capital budgeting, and performance evaluation

Prerequisite: ACCT 2301
Type: Acad

ACNT 1303   Introduction to Accounting I            3:2:2

A study of analyzing, classifying, and recording business transactions in a manual and computerized environment. Emphasis on understanding the complete accounting cycle and preparing financial statements, bank reconciliations, and payroll.

Prerequisite: None
Type: Tech 

ACNT 1411   Introduction to Computerized Accounting           4:2:4

Introduction to utilizing the computer in maintaining accounting records with primary emphasis on a general ledger package.  

Prerequisite: ACNT 1303 or concurrent enrollment
Type: Tech

 BUSI 1301   Business Principles           3:3:0 

This course provides a survey of economic systems, forms of business ownership, and considerations for running a business. Students will learn various aspects of business, management, and leadership functions; organizational considerations; and decision-making processes. Financial topics are introduced, including accounting, money and banking, and securities markets. Also included are discussions of business challenges in the legal and regulatory environment, business ethics, social responsibility, and international business. Emphasized is the dynamic role of business in everyday life. 

Prerequisite: TSI Satisfied in Reading
Type: Acad 

BUSI 2301   Business Law           3:3:0 

The course provides the student with foundational information about the U.S. legal system and dispute resolution, and their impact on business. The major content areas will include general principles of law, the relationship of business and the U.S. Constitution, state and federal legal systems, the relationship between law and ethics, contracts, sales, torts, agency law, intellectual property, and business law in the global context.  

Prerequisites: TSI Satisfied in Reading and Writing
Type: Acad  

BUSI 2304   Business Report Writing & Correspondence           3:3:0 
(Capstone Course) 

Theory and applications for technical reports and correspondence in business.   

Prerequisites: TSI Satisfied in Reading and POFT 1301 or ENGL 1301
Type: Acad

MRKG 1301   Customer Relationship Management           3:3:0

General principles of customer relationship management including skills, knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors.

Prerequisite: None
Type: Tech

PBAD 2339   Human Resource Management in the Public Sector            3:3:0

Examination of human resource management in the public sector with an emphasis on civil service, merit systems, and labor law. Topics include recruiting, selecting, training, compensating, and appraising employees.

Prerequisite: None
Type: Tech

POFI 1301   Computer Applications I            3:2:2

Overview of computer office applications including current terminology and technology. Introduction to computer hardware, software applications, and procedures.   

Prerequisite: None
Type: Tech

POFI 1349   Spreadsheets            3:2:2

Skill development in concepts, procedures and application of spreadsheets (Microsoft Office Excel) for business.  

Prerequisite: None
Type: Tech

POFI 2401   Word Processing            4:2:4

Word processing software (Microsoft Office Word) focusing on business applications.

Prerequisites: None
Type: Tech

POFT 1301   Business English           3:3:0 

Introduction to a practical application of basic language usage skills with emphasis on fundamentals of writing and editing for business.

Prerequisite: None
Type: Tech

POFT 1309    Administrative Office Procedures I           3:3:0

Study of current office procedures, duties, and responsibilities applicable to an office environment.

Prerequisite: None
Type: Tech

POFT 1413     Professional Workforce Preparation     4:3:2
(Capstone course)

Preparation for career success including ethics, interpersonal relations, professional attire, and advancement.

Prerequisite: POFT 1309
Type: Tech

POFT 1321   Business Math            3:3:0

Fundamentals of business mathematics including analytical and critical thinking skills.  

Prerequisite: None
Type: Tech

 

 

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