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Course Description

Business - BUS 101

Introduction to Business (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

This course introduces principles, problems and practices of business in areas of organization, management, information related management and e-business, labor, production, human relations, marketing, finance, insurance, regulation and government.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • ENG 101 (or may be taken concurrently) or minimum placement test scores of 18 ACT, 25 SAT or 71 CPT (Sentence Skills).

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Compare the organization of large and small business entities.
  • Analyze the impact of business ethics and social responsibility in achieving competitive advantage.
  • Differentiate between opportunities and potential challenges related to international business.
  • Evaluate the impact of legal and economic systems on the business environment.
  • Assess the role of e-commerce in the business and consumer markets.
  • Outline human resource functions in business and their impact on organizational success.
  • Explore the roles of marketing strategy in customer relationship management.
  • Analyze the accounting and financial management functions and their impact on internal and external stakeholders.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2017; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 10/24/2017

 101142387Intro BusinessOnline3Cardellio C$12.0025/31/0Open 

Fall; 2017; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 8/28/2017

 101142601Intro Business 3Ellies K$12.0024/30/0OpenM W  08:30 AM-11:40 AM AS830

Fall; 2017; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 9/19/2017

 101142341Intro BusinessOnline3Cardellio C$12.0024/31/0Open 
 101142386Intro BusinessOnline3Trembath D$12.0030/31/0Open 
 101142390Intro BusinessOnline3Cardellio C$12.0030/31/0Open 
 101142604Intro Business 3Mazur B$12.0015/31/0OpenT R  09:30 AM-11:10 AM BTC215
 101142616Intro Business 3Ellies K$12.0029/32/0OpenT R  09:30 AM-11:10 AM BTC370
 101142675Intro Business 3Ellies K$12.0028/30/0OpenT  06:00 PM-09:38 PM AS830

Fall; 2017; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 8/28/2017

 101047720Intro BusinessOE/OE3Simo T$12.0028/31/0Open 
 101142319Intro BusinessOnline3Trembath D$12.001/31/0Open 
 101142328Intro BusinessOnline3Trembath D$12.0018/31/0Open 
 101142342Intro BusinessOnline3Trembath D$12.0027/31/0Open 
 101142602Intro Business 3Mellnick G$12.0016/30/0OpenT R  08:00 AM-09:20 AM AS710
 101142605Intro Business 3Glubzinski A$12.0013/32/0OpenT  01:00 PM-03:52 PM BTC370
 101142606Intro Business 3Ellies K$12.0016/30/0OpenM W  01:00 PM-02:20 PM AS820
 101142607Intro Business 3Feldbauer J$12.0024/30/0OpenM W  10:00 AM-11:20 AM AS920
 101142608Intro Business 3Derderian H$12.0026/32/0OpenM W  03:00 PM-04:20 PM BTC370
 101142618Intro Business 3Mazur B$12.008/31/0OpenT R  11:30 AM-12:50 PM BTC370
 101142651Intro Business 3Derderian H$12.0026/30/0OpenM  06:30 PM-09:22 PM AS830
 101142652Intro Business 3Matthews J$12.0026/30/0OpenR  05:30 PM-08:22 PM AS720
 101146877Intro BusinessHybrid3McCartney J$12.0029/30/0OpenR  05:30 PM-08:22 PM AS920
 101246056Intro Business 3Bethel R$12.0025/31/0OpenT  06:30 PM-09:22 PM RC270

Spring; 2017; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 5/8/2017

 101122342Intro BusinessOnline3Cardellio C$12.004/31/0Open 
 101122479Intro BusinessOnline3Mellnick G$12.002/31/0Open 
 101122601Intro Business 3Cardellio C$12.005/32/0OpenT R  09:00 AM-12:10 PM BTC370
 101122650Intro Business 3McCartney J$12.0022/31/0OpenM W  06:00 PM-09:10 PM BTC370
 101126888Intro BusinessHybrid3Derderian H$12.0023/31/0OpenT  06:00 PM-09:10 PM AS710

Summer; 2017; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 7/3/2017

 101132319Intro BusinessOnline3Mellnick G$12.003/31/0Open 
 101132601Intro Business 3Mazur B$12.0018/30/0OpenM W  09:00 AM-12:10 PM BTC370

Summer; 2017; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 7/6/2017

 101037712Intro BusinessOE/OE3Cardellio C$12.0012/31/0Open