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BUS 100 Introduction to Business (3 credits)
Presents a broad introduction to the functioning of business enterprise within the U.S. economic framework. Introduces economic systems, essential elements of business organization, production, human resource management, marketing, finance, and risk management. Develops business vocabulary. Lecture 3 hours per week. 3 credits.

BUS 111 Principles of Supervision I (3-4 credits)
Teaches the fundamentals of supervision, including the primary responsibilities of the supervisor. Introduces factors relating to the work of supervisor and subordinates. Covers aspects of leadership, job management, work improvement, training and orientation, performance evaluation, and effective employee/ supervisor relationships. Lecture 3-4 hours per week. 3-4 credits.

BUS 112 Principles of Supervision II (3-4 credits)
Prerequisite: BUS 111

Develops skills in carrying out the responsibilities of a supervisor including interviewing, evaluating and disciplining, and problem-solving techniques. Lecture 3-4 hours per week. 3-4 credits.

BUS 116 – Entrepreneurship (3 credits)
Presents the various steps considered necessary when going into business. Includes areas such as product-service analysis, market research evaluation, setting up books, ways to finance startup, operations of the business, development of business plans, buyouts versus starting from scratch, and franchising. Uses problems and cases to demonstrate implementation of these techniques. Lecture 3 hours per week.

BUS 117 Human Relations and Leadership Development (3 credits)
Covers interpersonal relations in hierarchical structures. Examines the dynamics of teamwork, motivation, handling change and conflict and how to achieve positive results through others. Lecture 3 hours per week. 3 credits.

BUS 165 Small Business Management (3 credits)
Identifies management concerns unique to small businesses. Introduces the requirements necessary to initiate a small business, and identifies the elements comprising a business plan. Presents information establishing financial and administrative controls, developing a marketing strategy, managing business operations, and the legal and government relationships specific to small businesses. Lecture 3 hours per week.3 credits.

BUS 195 Topics in (discipline) (1-5 credits)
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students. May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours. 1-5 credits.

BUS 197 Co-op (1-5 credits)
Requires curriculum advisor and co-op advisor approvals.

Supervises in on-the-job training for pay in approved business, industrial and service firms, coordinated by the college's cooperative education office. Is applicable to all occupational- technical curricula at the discretion of the college. Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours. 1-5 credits.

BUS 200 Principles of Management (3 credits)
Teaches management and the management functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. Focuses on application of management principles to realistic situations managers encounter as they attempt to achieve organizational objectives. Lecture 3 hours per week. 3 credits.

BUS 205 Human Resource Management (3 credits)
Introduces employment, selection, and placement of personnel, forecasting, job analysis, job descriptions, training methods and programs, employee evaluation systems, compensation, benefits, and labor relations. Lecture 3 hours per week. 3 credits.

BUS 225 Applied Business Statistics (3 credits)
Prerequisite: MTH 141 or division approval

Introduces statistics as a tool in decision making. Emphasizes ability to collect, present, and analyze data. Employs measures of central tendency and dispersion, statistical inference, index number, and time series analysis. Lecture 3 hours per week. 3 credits.

BUS 241 Business Law I (3 credits)
Develops a basic understanding of the US business legal environment. Introduces property and contract law, agency and partnership liability, and government regulatory law. Students will be able to apply these legal principles to landlord/tenant disputes, consumer rights issues, employment relationships, and other business transactions. Lecture 3 hours per week. 3 credits.

BUS 242 Business Law II (3 credits)
Prerequisite: BUS 241 or division approval

Focuses on business organization and dissolution, bankruptcy and Uniform Commercial Code. Introduces international law and the emerging fields of E-Commerce and Internet Law. Lecture 3 hours per week. 3 credits.

BUS 295 NX Level for Entrepreneurs (1-5 credits)
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students. May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours. 1-5 credits.

BUS 297 Co-op (1-6 credits)
Requires curriculum advisor and co-op advisor approvals.

Supervises in on-the-job training for pay in approved business, industrial and service firms, coordinated by the college's cooperative education office. Is applicable to all occupational- technical curricula at the discretion of the college. Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours. 1-6 credits.
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