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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 test score of 22 ACT-English, 29 SAT-Writing and Language or 108 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.
  • Characterize the role of computers and related technologies in support of organizational activity.

Course Schedule

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

Fall; 2018; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 08/27/2018

 101142601Intro Business 3Ellies K$12.0029/30/0OpenM W  08:30 AM-11:40 AM AS830

Fall; 2018; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 10/23/2018

 101142387Intro BusinessOnline3McCartney J$12.0029/31/0Open 

Fall; 2018; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/18/2018

 101142341Intro BusinessOnline3Ragan C$12.0026/31/0Open 
 101142386Intro BusinessOnline3Ragan C$12.0030/31/0Open 
 101142390Intro BusinessOnline3Ragan C$12.0031/31/0Open 
 101142604Intro Business 3Bethel R$12.0030/31/0OpenT R  09:30 AM-11:10 AM AS376
 101142616Intro Business 3Mazur B$12.0021/30/0OpenT R  09:30 AM-11:10 AM AS920
 101142675Intro Business 3Derderian H$12.0029/30/0OpenT  06:00 PM-09:38 PM AS830

Fall; 2018; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/27/2018

 101047720Intro BusinessOE/OE3Simo T$12.0026/31/0Open 
 101142319Intro BusinessOnline3Holman C$12.0017/31/0Open 
 101142328Intro BusinessOnline3Holman C$12.0030/31/0Open 
 101142342Intro BusinessOnline3Ellies K$12.0027/31/0Open 
 101142602Intro Business 3Mellnick G$12.0023/30/0OpenT R  08:00 AM-09:20 AM AS710
 101142605Intro Business 3Bethel R$12.0032/32/0OpenT  01:00 PM-03:52 PM BTC370
 101142606Intro Business 3Ellies K$12.0022/30/0OpenM W  01:00 PM-02:20 PM AS820
 101142607Intro Business 3Feldbauer J$12.0025/30/0OpenM W  10:00 AM-11:20 AM AS920
 101142608Intro Business 3Ellies K$12.0023/32/0OpenM W  03:00 PM-04:20 PM BTC370
 101142618Intro Business 3Mazur B$12.0013/30/0OpenT R  11:30 AM-12:50 PM AS920
 101142651Intro Business 3Derderian H$12.0028/30/0OpenM  06:30 PM-09:22 PM AS830
 101142652Intro Business 3Matthews J$12.0028/30/0OpenR  05:30 PM-08:22 PM AS720
 101246056Intro Business 3Cieslak D$12.0027/31/0OpenT  06:30 PM-09:22 PM RC270

Spring; 2018; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 05/07/2018

 101122342Intro BusinessOnline3Ragan C$12.006/31/0Open 
 101122479Intro BusinessOnline3Ragan C$12.008/31/0Open 
 101122601Intro Business 3McCartney J$12.0018/32/0OpenT R  09:00 AM-12:10 PM BTC370
 101126888Intro BusinessHybrid3Derderian H$12.0018/31/0OpenT  06:00 PM-09:10 PM AS710

Summer; 2018; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 07/02/2018

 101132319Intro BusinessOnline3Mellnick G$12.007/31/0Open 
 101132329Intro BusinessOnline3Ragan C$12.0010/31/0Open 
 101132601Intro Business 3Derderian H$12.0016/30/0OpenM W  09:00 AM-12:10 PM BTC370