Business Courses

Accounting

ACC 105 Fundamentals of Accounting Credit 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 I Credit 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 II Credit 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.

Business

ADMN 1308 Office Procedures Credit Hrs: 3
The student will learn job functions that are common to most offices including scheduling appointments, processing incoming/outgoing communications and using telecommunications systems/services to accomplish tasks and follow procedures. The course is designed to teach problem solving and creative thinking from the perspective of an administrative office manager while maintaining the principles of human relations, ethics and legal perspectives.

ADMN 1309 Records Management Credit Hrs: 3
Provides an opportunity to demonstrate management decisions involved in planning, organizing, and controlling the records of an organization. Topics include using ARMA rules for alphabetic, geographic, subject, chronologic, and numeric filing; simulating filing procedures and techniques; and exploring computer filing methods and micrographics

ADMN 1311 Word Processing Credit Hrs: 3
An application-oriented course that includes designing and editing a variety of business documents, with emphasis on decision making and problem solving based on document design principles and mail standards.

ADMN 1322 Presentation Applications Credit Hrs: 3
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.

ADMN 2303 CPT Coding Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-req.: HSC 111
CPT Coding provides an introduction to the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and HCPCS Level II coding systems. Topics include CPT coding format and conventions, applying coding guidelines to ensure accurate code assignment, complexities of assigning evaluation and management codes and the format and usage of coding and modifiers.

ADMN 2304 Intro to Elec Health Records Credit Hrs: 3
Introduction to Electronic Health Records (EHR) presents the history of the EHR and the standards surrounding the EHR. The course provides the student with in-depth and practical training on a widely used EHR software program.

ADMN 2305 Intro. to Desktop Publishing Credit Hrs: 3
Introduction to Desktop Publishing acquaints the student with the desktop publishing capabilities of a word processing program. Students are given the opportunity to develop competence in creating, designing, and formatting business documents.

ADMN 2395 APT Internship Credit Hrs: 3
This internship course requires students to apply critical thinking, problem-solving, and communications skills to a real or simulated business environment.

BUS 131 Personal Finance Credit 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 214 Seminar Credit Hrs: 1-3
Pre-Req: None
Co-Req: None
A course designed to provide business and industry with seminars, workshops and special course offerings.

BUSN 1300 Personal Finance Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-req.; none
Course Description: This course helps students to define and reach personal financial goals. Topics may include: planning, budgeting, taxes, credit, housing, insurance, investing, and retirement planning.

BUSN 1302 Keyboarding Word Processing Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-req.: none
Course Description: This courses develops the techniques of touch typing and introduces word processing.

BUSN 1305 Introduction to Business Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-req.: none
Course Description: This course provides an introduction to the business environment. Topics may include business ownership and organization, management, marketing, business ethics, accounting, economics, finance, and business careers.

BUSN 1310 Business Communications Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-req.: READ 0892 and ENGL 0892
Course Description: This course is a study of the principles, practices, and mechanics of various types of effective written and oral business communications.

BUSN 1320 Business Calculations Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-req.: none
Course Description: This course is a study of the application of mathematics to solve problems related to routine business operations. Topics may include insurance, taxes, consumer credit, retail applications, investments, and introductory statistics.

BUSN 1330 Entrepreneurship Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-req.: BUSN 1305
This course explores the strategies necessary to start and operate a business. Topics may include development of a business plan and strategies in marketing, management, finance, accounting, customer service, and operations.

BUSN 1340 Small Business Management Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-req.: None
Course Description: This course is a study of the techniques of organizing and operating a small business, which may include development of the business plan, finance options, management of human resources, the firm?s assets and risk, global opportunities, and exit strategies.

BUSN 1350 Sales and Service Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-req.: none
Course Description: This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of customer service and selling. Topics may include developing and conveying a positive attitude, identifying buying motives and customer needs, developing and delivering a sales presentation, customer approaches, sales strategies, and cultivating repeat business through service.

BUSN 1370 Spreadsheet Applications Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-req.: INFS 1010
Course Description: This course develops skills with spreadsheet software. Use and design of spreadsheets for practical business applications and business problem-solving will be an integral part of this course.

BUSN 1380 Supervisory Management Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-req.: none
Course Description: This course provides for the development of supervisory ability and judgment through a presentation of the principles and techniques of effective supervision. Topics may include functions of a supervisor, communication, motivation, training, and the changing workplace.

BUSN 2330 Principles of Management Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-req.: BUSN 1305
Course Description: This course is a study of management through analysis of the functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling.

BUSN 2340 Human Resource Management Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-req.: BUSN 1305
Course Description: This course is a study of principles of human resource management, which may include equal employment law and the recruitment, selection, and development of the human resources.

BUSN 2370 Legal Environment of Business Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-req.: READ 0892 and ENGL 0892
Course Description: This is a study of the principles of the American legal system as they relate to the conduct of business in our society.

BUSN 2380 Principles of Marketing Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-req.: ACT English score 18 and ACT Reading score 19 or equivalent
Course Description: This course is a study of basic marketing principles and practices, including the selection of target markets and the development of the marketing mix (product, price, promotion, and place of distribution).

BUSN 2390 Business Presentations Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-req.: INFS 1010, SPCH 1010; Co-req.: Enrolled in final JSCC semester
Course Description: This course emphasizes formal presentation skills for use in a business environment.

BUSN 2395 Business Applications Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-req.: Administrative Approval Required
Recommended to be taken in final semester of degree
Course Description: This capstone requires students to apply critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills to a real or simulated business environment.

Economics

ECON 2010 Macroeconomics Credit 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 Macroeconomics Credit 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 Microeconomics Credit 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.

Management

MGT 214 Seminar Credit 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 231 Industrial Safety and Health Credit 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 Management Credit 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 Mgmt Credit 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.

Marketing

MKT 214 Seminar Credit 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 245 Intro to E Commerce Credit 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.