Business

BUS 001: CRSE SPCFC STDY SKILLS-BUS101

BUS 001 is a study skills course designed for those students who require support in BUS 101, Business Mathematics, taught by the instructor of BUS 101 with which it is content correlated. BUS 001 will include practical work with notetaking, textbook mastery, examination preparation and test taking techniques, as well as specific strategies for acquiring proficiency in business mathematics. NOTE: BUS 001 is a credit equivalent course. Equivalent credits do not satisfy degree requirements and are not calculated in a student¿s grade point average, but they do incur tuition charges and they do count towards full-time/part-time status.

Credits: 1
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Study Skills, Remedial
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


BUS 100: BUS ADMINISTRATION INTRO SEM

Designed for students in the business curricula, this course will focus on personal development and effective strategies for successful completion of the AAS and AS degrees. Personal educational goals, career planning, good study approaches, reading and writing skills, and using college resources, such as the library and Internet, will be among the topics examined in the seminar. Students will develop an individual `plan for the self' emphasizing individual goals and how they expect to achieve them.

Credits: 1
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Intro Seminar
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


BUS 101: BUSINESS MATHEMATICS

This course focuses on the application of fundamental arithmetical computations to practical business problems. Topics studied include: percentages, purchase discounts, interest calculation, mark-up and mark-down, taxes and payroll. Students may use personal calculators as an aid in covering course content. Prerequisite: Compass Algebra Score of at least 49; OR Math A Regents within the last 2 years of at least 65; OR MAT091 with at least a C.

Credits: 3
Type: Online, Lecture
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


BUS 102: INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS

A survey course introducing business and non-business students to the world of business. This course will provide the student with a basic knowledge and understanding of the major aspects of the American business system and their interrelationships. Topics include economic systems, forms of business ownership, legal aspects of business, the management of resources, the importance of the market, capital acquisition and financing, accounting, risk management, information acquisition and distribution, social responsibility and opportunities in business.

Credits: 3
Type: Online, Lecture
Attributes: Elective
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


BUS 103: KEYBOARDING FOR INFO PROCESSNG

Development of basic touch keyboarding skills for individuals who will be using keyboards for inputting information. Instruction will occur using computer terminal keyboards and specialized keyboarding computer software. Note: This course will be offered on a seven-week basis, four hours per week. Students must register for both a lecture and a lab.

Credits: 1
Type: Online Lab, Online, Lecture, Lab
Attributes: Elective
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


BUS 104: BUS ORGANIZATN & MANAGMNT

A study of the managerial process and the social and organizational forces that shape and define the manager's job. The objective of the course is to examine the basic managerial functions of planning, organizing, motivating and controlling in order to develop an understanding of issues as they are found in business practice.

Credits: 3
Type: Online, Lecture
Attributes: Elective
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


BUS 105: ADVERTISING

A study of the procedures and techniques of advertising. Attention is given to the purposes of advertising, the creation of advertising ideas, the writing of copy, trademarks, fundamentals of advertising layout, selecting and using media, market research and the advertising agency.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


BUS 106: PROFESSIONAL SELLING

The role of selling in the context of a marketing environment. Creative, ethical, professional selling and its practical application to industrial, wholesale, retail and service situations are explored. Topics include communication skills, planning sales calls and sales presentation, meeting objections, closing the sale, service after the sale, careers in sales and the use of technology, such as computer software and the Internet.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


BUS 107: PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING

A study of principles underlying the development and distribution of goods and services for organizational and consumer needs. Topics include: development of the marketing concept, legal and cultural environment, marketing research, segmentation, buyer behavior, product development, pricing, wholesaling, retailing, advertising, selling and Internet applications.

Credits: 3
Type: Online, Lecture
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


BUS 109: INTRO TO MICROSOFT EXCEL

This course is designed to introduce students to the basics of spreadsheet software using Microsoft Excel. This course will cover worksheet basics, creating, formatting, editing and printing worksheets and charts. An introduction to Windows will also be included.

Credits: 1
Type: Online, Lecture
Attributes: Elective
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


BUS 110: INTRO TO MICROSOFT ACCESS

This course is designed to introduce students to the basics of database software using Microsoft Access. This course will cover basic database management, the functions of creating, editing, printing and manipulating a database. An introduction to Windows will also be included.

Credits: 1
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Elective
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


BUS 111: INTRO TO MICROSOFT POWERPOINT

This course is designed to introduce students to the basics of presentation software using Microsoft Power Point. This course will cover presentation basics, creating, formatting, editing, printing and delivering presentations. An introduction to Windows will also be included.

Credits: 1
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Elective
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


BUS 112: INTRO TO MICROSOFT WORD

This course is designed to introduce students to the basics of word processing software using Microsoft Word. This course will cover basic word processing features including creating, editing, formatting, and printing documents including letters, multi-page reports, tables and mailing labels. An introduction to Windows will also be included. Prerequisite: BUS 103 with a grade of C or better.

Credits: 2
Type: Online, Lecture
Attributes: Elective
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


BUS 141: INTRO TO HOSPITALITY & TOURISM

An introduction to global travel and tourism and the role they play as major retailers. Topics to be discussed will include: Career options, corporate travel administration, transportation, hotel industry, tourism boards, convention centers, and park services. The role of tourism and marketing procedures will also be included.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


BUS 161: RETAIL MANAGEMENT

The principles of successful retail store management are analyzed. The topics discussed include retailing as an economic force, types of retail stores and their organizational structure, planning and management of store services, customer behavior and the basics of merchandising.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


BUS 162: FUNDAMENTALS OF FASHION

This course deals with a basic fashion vocabulary; how fashion trends develop; the producers, designers, retailers and consumers of fashion. Fashion influences from Europe and the U.S. as well as the fashion press, are also discussed. The way we live and the things we do are related to fashion as an element of change in our economy.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Elective
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


BUS 208: SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

A practical application of management principles to small business. Topics include: how to start a small business, franchising, sources of capital, how to buy a small business, location analysis, employee relations, financial control, inventory control, advertising, selling, credit and legal aspects of business. Prerequisite: BUS 102 or 104 or 107 or permission of the department.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


BUS 210: BUSINESS COMMUNICATION

This course provides instruction and practice in various forms of written and oral communication used in the workplace. The focus of written work is on developing an effective writing style for memos, letters and reports; learning appropriate business document formatting and improving grammar, punctuation and usage. Oral communication skills are developed by preparing and delivering business presentations and by working in group settings. Electronic communication methods include the use of e-mail and the Internet. Prerequisite: ENG 101.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: SUNY Gen Ed Appendix J
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


BUS 215: BUSINESS LAW I

An introduction to the legal environment in which business functions. Topics studied include the judicial system, business related torts, intellectual property, the law of contracts and sales. BUS 102 or BUS 104 or PAL 120 or departmental permission

Credits: 3
Type: Online, Lecture
Attributes: Elective
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


BUS 216: BUSINESS LAW II

As a continuation of BUS 215, the course focuses on the impact of the law in such areas as real property, personal property, bailment wills, trusts, estates, agency, business organizations and bankruptcy. Prerequisite BUS 215 or departmental permission

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Elective
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


BUS 243: ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE MGMNT

A study of current office management practices and procedures. Subjects include office organization and supervision, system and procedure analysis, data processing, office equipment, form design and control, office layout, storing and retrieving information, communication and office salary administration. Experience in solving office management problems is simulated through case studies and projects. Prerequisite: BUS 102 or BUS 104.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


BUS 244: HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

This course is designed to provide an in-depth study of the processes of managing the human resources of an organization. It includes the acquisition, training, and development, remuneration and reward, utilization, and motivation of an organization's human assets. Major attention is paid to the legal and social aspects of the environment as they relate to human resources. The impact of unions on the organization's human resources is also studied. Prerequisite: BUS 102 or BUS 104.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


BUS 254: GLOBAL BUSINESS

This course provides an overview of international business. Specifically, it provides the students with a description and analysis of the mechanics of doing business abroad. It discusses how the cultural, economic, environmental, legal and political differences they learned about in previous courses affect the success of U.S. business abroad. Lastly, it provides a discussion of the various functional areas of international business (management, marketing, accounting and finance). Prerequisite: BUS 102 or 104.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Elective
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


BUS 255: OFFICE PRACTICE

This course will give students a perspective on the role of administrative support professionals and recognition of the technological developments that have affected office roles. Topics include the changing workplace, mastering technology, filing and records management, handling mail, succeeding in the work environment, time management, writing and presenting successfully, professional growth and human relations. Projects requiring the use of a variety of computer software as well as the use of the Internet and email will be included in this course. Prerequisites: BUS 103 and BUS 112.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


BUS 263: MERCHANDISE MANAGEMENT

The functions of the buyer and the importance of developing buying plans are discussed. The elements of mathematical computation and retail accounting procedures necessary for employment in a merchandising capacity are emphasized. Topics include the six month plan, inventory procedures, open-to-buy, the stock sales ratio, model stocks, unit control procedures, customer preference merchandising and the role merchandising division. Note: Students must register for both a lecture and a lab. 3 Lecture, 1 Lab, 3 Credit Hours.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture, Lab, Lecture/Lab
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


BUS 271: SPECIAL STUDY PROJECT I

A special learning experience designed by one or more students with the cooperation and approval of a faculty member. Proposed study plans require departmental approval. Projects may be based on reading, research, community service, work experience, or other activities that advance the student's knowledge and competence in the field of business or related areas. The student's time commitment to the project will be approximately 35-50 hours.

Credits: 1
Type: Lecture, Independent Study
Attributes: Elective
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


BUS 272: SPECIAL STUDY PROJECT II

Similar to BUS 271, except that the student's time commitment to the project will be approximately 70-90 hours.

Credits: 2
Type: Lecture, Independent Study
Attributes: Elective
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


BUS 273: SPECIAL STUDY PROJECT III

Similar to BUS 271, except that the student's time commitment to the project will be approximately 105-135 hours.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture, Independent Study
Attributes: Elective
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


BUS 290: BUSINESS INTERNSHIP

This course provides students with a real world laboratory in which to gain work experience in various types of businesses or similar institutions. The work experience will be 120 hours in duration. The internship will be customized to meet the specific needs of the student intern. Consequently, specific learning objectives must be developed by the collaboration of the intern, the on-site supervisor, and the faculty sponsor. Some typical areas of student learning can be focused on: accounting, marketing, advertising, sales, management, finance, insurance, real estate, public relations, human resources, banking, or any business-related area that meets the student's needs. In addition, interns meet one hour per week at a regularly scheduled time to discuss and share experiences. Internship logs and special reports are required. Note: Matriculation in ACC and BUS; sophomore status with 30 credits, including 12 credits in BUS or ACC required. Students must register for both a lecture and a lab. Prerequisite: Permission of department.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture, Lab
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014


BUS 910: PERSONAL FINANCE

This course examines the tools, terminology, and applications necessary to successfully manage financial matters in our daily lives. Topics include the personal financial planning process, career strategies, money management, personal taxation, financial institution services, and consumer credit. Evaluation techniques related to housing, transportation, insurance, investments, real estate, and retirement planning are also covered. 3 Lec. 0 Lab. 3 Cr. Hrs. Pre-requisite: MAT091 or higher

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Elective, Business Electives
Department: Business

All sections for this course:  Spring 2014  Summer 2014  Fall 2014