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Introduction to Business (BUSN 1140)

Total Credits: 3
Lecture Credits: 3

Description: This course is designed to give you an understanding of the functional areas of business. Major emphasis is placed on business ownership, business decision-making, management, marketing, finance, budgeting, production, and the relationship between business, government and labor.

Topical Outline:
1. Overview of the discipline of Business
2. Accounting, Finance, and Securities
3. Marketing Management and Principles
4. Management Principles

Learning Outcomes:
1. Explain the business environment both locally, nationally, and internationally
2. Understand how business are formed and organized
3. Evaluate key skills to managing an enterprise
4. Appreciate the role of labor within an organization
5. Explore the importance of customer relationships
6. Identify key trends and tools in business technology

Prerequisites:  Placement into READ 0200 or ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042