Business Courses

ACC 105 Fundamentals of AccountingCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-req.: Math Mods 1-7    Course Description: A course designed to give students a basic understanding of accounting terminology and procedures. Areas of emphasis include the use of debits and credits in recording transactions, the completion of the accounting cycle and payroll accounting. This course allows the student to strengthen his/her background before attempting Principles of Accounting. This course is not designed to transfer.

ACCT 1010 Principles of Accounting ICredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: MATH Mods. 1-7, READ 0892, ENGL 0892   Co-Req: None
A survey and orientation of basic terminology and principles of accounting. Emphasis is given to procedures involved in data accumulation, preparation of financial statements, communication, and use of financial information.

ACCT 1020 Principles of Accounting IICredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: ACCT 1010   Co-Req: None
A continuation of Accounting 1010 with emphasis on corporate entity accounting, cost accounting, and accounting analysis for managerial decision making.

AOM 103 Keyboarding FundamentalsCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: None
Introductory course for students who plan to use keyboarding skills for text input, emphasizing the basic keyboard, personal and business letters, memorandums, and reports. Note: This course will not be accepted as part of the CIS degree.

AOM 111 Word ProcessingCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: None
A course designed to develop skills in using a microcomputer for document formatting of business letters, tables, reports, business forms, and other business documents.

AOM 141 Records ManagementCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: None
This is a study of the principles and practices of effective records management including creation, classification, storage, retrieval, retention, maintenance, and disposal. Manual, mechanical, and electronic systems will be studied.

AOM 205 Desktop PublishingCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: None
A course designed to develop a complete understanding of the machine logic and to develop a student?s ability to apply this logic by using state-of-the-art microcomputers, laser printers, and desktop publishing software. Emphasis will be placed on skill development in the preparation of newsletters, business forms and presentations.

AOM 260 Presentation ApplicationsCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: None
A course designed to prepare, edit and format a presentation. Students will gain experience in adding animation, using WordArt, and creating organizational charts for use in presentations.

AOM 262 Admin. Office ProceduresCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: None
This course is a study of the practices and procedures of current office concepts with emphasis given to the electronic office.

AOM 267 Machine Transcription MedicalCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: AOM 103 or minimum speed of 40 cwam or permission of instructor.   Co-Req: None
A course designed to develop skill in the use of transcription equipment to produce medical documents. Emphasis will be placed on vocabulary building, proper punctuation, spelling, proofreading, grammar, and definitions of medical terms.

AOM 294 InternshipCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: Enrolled in final JSCC semester.
A supervised work program designed to provide students with a variety of practical on-the-job experiences. This will allow students to apply their knowledge to real world situations. This will also allow relationships to be built between companies and students prior to graduation. This course should be taken in the last semester of enrollment before graduation.

BUS 111 Introduction to BusinessCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: MATH Mods. 1-3, required ACT or COMPASS ENGL and READ scores.   Co-Req: None
An introductory survey course designed to give the student a working knowledge of basic business operations and real-world applications. Topics to be covered include the foundations of business, management, marketing, finance, economics, management information systems, and current events that affect business today.

BUS 121 Business MathCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: MATH Mods. 1-3 and READ 0892   Co-Req: None
A course that emphasizes basic applications of mathematics in the business world. Topics include operation of the electronic calculator, accounting mathematics, mathematics of retailing, and mathematics of finance.

BUS 131 Personal FinanceCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: MATH Mods. 1-3   Co-Req: None
A course designed to provide the student with a basic confidence and competence at managing their personal finances. An emphasis will be placed on financial planning, money management, income and asset protection, investments, and retirement estate planning.

BUS 180 Advanced Spreadsheet AppsCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: READ 0892, ENGL 0892, MATH Mods. 1-5, CIS 101 or INFS 1010   Co-Req: None
This course focuses on learning how to solve problems using Microsoft Office Excel, although the concepts and tasks presented could apply to a variety of computer applications and programming languages. The course engages students to master advanced spreadsheet concepts by challenging them to think critically and find effective solutions to realistic business problems.

BUS 211 Legal Environment of BusinessCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: READ 0892 and ENGL 0892   Co-Req: None
A study of the legal rights and potential liabilities of business persons. Emphasis on introduction to the nature of the legal system, the basic law of contracts, and business organizations.

BUS 214 SeminarCredit Hrs: 1-3
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: None
A course designed to provide business and industry with seminars, workshops and special course offerings.

BUS 215 Entrepreneurship / Sm Bus MgtCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: None
This course gives students the knowledge and competencies they need to start and manage a business of their own. Topics covered include business ethics, preparing a business plan, accounting, finance, management, and marketing, as well as special emphasis on customer service, which is so important in today?s competitive business environment.

BUS 221 Principles of ManagementCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: MATH Mods. 1-3, required ACT or COMPASS ENGL and READ scores.   Co-Req: None
An introduction to the five functions of modern management. A decision-making, problem-solving approach will be utilized giving special emphasis to the functions of planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling. Special attention will be given to the decision-making approach which managers must use in order to make the organization productive in today?s business.

BUS 245 Business CommunicationsCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: READ 0892 and ENGL 0892   Co-Req: None
A performance based course that emphasizes effective business communications in formal and informal business experiences. Technology and research will be used to create and deliver presentations.

BUS 251 Business ResourcesCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: READ 0892, ENGL 0892, MATH Mods. 1-4   Co-Req: None
A course designed to direct students into general and specific sources of multimedia in business. Students will be exposed to real business files that meet professional standards. These standards will provide a useful reference that can also be used in other business classes. Students will be presented how to use Microsoft Office as a tool to accomplish business goals and will cover the Microsoft Office skills needed in the business world.

ECON 2010 MacroeconomicsCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: READ 0892, ENGL 0892, MATH Mods. 1-7   Co-Req: None
A course providing for an investigation of macroeconomic principles and policies. Following an introductory overview of the U.S. market economy, emphasis is placed upon analysis of the national income accounts; the principles of modern employment theory; the principles of money and banking; and the fiscal, monetary, and supply side policies that evolve from the application of these concepts.

ECON 2010 MacroeconomicsCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: READ 0892, ENGL 0892, MATH Mods. 1-7   Co-Req: None
A course providing for an investigation of macroeconomic principles and policies. Following an introductory overview of the U.S. market economy, emphasis is placed upon analysis of the national income accounts; the principles of modern employment theory; the principles of money and banking; and the fiscal, monetary, and supply side policies that evolve from the application of these concepts.

ECON 2020 MicroeconomicsCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: READ 0892, ENGL 0892, MATH Mods. 1-7   Co-Req: None
A course providing for an investigation of microeconomic principles and policies. Emphasis is placed upon analysis of the forces of supply and demand, theories of consumer behavior, production costs, application of marginal analysis and equilibrium theory to price and output decisions of the firm in competitive and noncompetitive markets, resource allocation and principles of international trade and finance.

MGT 121 Cooperative Work Exp ICredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: Administrative approval required   Co-Req: None
An on-the-job training program designed to provide the student with practical career experience while concurrently being enrolled for a minimum of six additional hours.

MGT 211 Supervisory ManagementCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: MATH Mods. 1-3, required ACT or COMPASS ENGL and READ scores.   Co-Req: None
Supervisory management uses the five functions of management, which are planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling. This study includes job responsibilities of first line supervisors in their efforts to direct effectively the activities of subordinates. Emphasis will be given to the effectiveness of human relations in communication and leadership matters. Special emphasis will be given to team-building concepts as it relates to the workplace.

MGT 214 SeminarCredit Hrs: 1-3
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: None
A course designed to provide business and industry with seminars, workshops and special course offerings.

MGT 221 Human Resource ManagementCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: None
A study of employer-employee relationships, with special emphasis on the function of staffing a productive organization and dealing with the five functions of the staffing process: recruiting, selecting, training, appraising/developing and rewarding employees.

MGT 231 Industrial Safety and HealthCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: None
A study of industrial safety and health standards, methods, and procedures and how they relate to the industrial manager. Major emphasis will be placed on the application of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations to formulate an effective in-plant safety program.

MGT 245 Quality ManagementCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: None
A course designed to give the student a working knowledge of major quality concepts and an overview of the policies, procedures, and problem-solving techniques in quality management.

MGT 247 Production and Operations MgmtCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: None
An introduction to various techniques used to facilitate solutions to productivity and quality issues in both manufacturing and service industries.

MKT 211 Principles of MarketingCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: MATH Mods. 1-3, READ 0892   Co-Req: None
A survey of the role of marketing in society and within the firm, with emphasis on the strategic implications of the four P?s of marketing: the product, place, promotion, and price variables of the marketing mix. Attention will be given to the management of the marketing program and its implementation.

MKT 214 SeminarCredit Hrs: 1-3
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: None
A course designed to provide business and industry with seminars, workshops and special course offerings.

MKT 221 SalesmanshipCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: MATH Mods. 1-3, READ 0892, and ENGL 0892   Co-Req: None
A study of the role of selling in the marketing strategy, including the activities of prospecting for customers, buying motives, the persuasion process, the steps in the sales presentation, and the sales communication process. Attention will be given to ethics, professionalism, and creativity in the selling field.

MKT 245 Intro to E CommerceCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: MATH Mods. 1-3, READ 0892, and ENGL 0892   Co-Req: None
Students will learn some of the most important topics about Electronic Commerce, including Web Marketing practices, Web security issues, electronic payment issues, legal issues, and creating a functioning online store. It is expected that the student will have a basic knowledge of the use of a PC, file management skills, Web navigation skills, as well as fundamental Internet concepts.