Business (BUSI)

BUSI 1301  Business Principles  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 0 Lab)  

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(s): Reading level 6
Course Type: Academic

BUSI 2301  Business Law  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 0 Lab)  

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. Prerequisite: Reading level 7

Prerequisite(s): High school coursework in U.S. history and government, or equivalent. Reading level 7
Course Type: Academic

BUSI 2304  Business Communications  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This is a study of the practical principles of word usage, language structure, and writing mechanics. Detailed attention is given to report writing and to the construction of letters concerned with sales, credits, collections, inquiries, adjustments, orders, recommendations, and applications for employment.

Prerequisite(s): Reading level 4
Course Type: Academic

BUSI 2305  Business Statistics  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This course will provide the student with descriptive and inferential statistical techniques for business and economic decision-making. Topics include the collection, description, analysis, and summarization of data; probability; discrete and continuous random variables; the binomial and normal distributions; sampling distributions; tests of hypotheses; estimation and confidence intervals; linear regression; and correlation analysis.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 1324 or 1314 and BCIS 1305
Course Type: Academic