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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

Spring; 2018; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 5/7/2018

 101122342Intro BusinessOnline3Cardellio C$12.0031/31/0Open 
 101122479Intro BusinessOnline3Cardellio C$12.0031/31/0Open 
 101122601Intro Business 3McCartney J$12.0032/32/0OpenT R  09:00 AM-12:10 PM BTC370
 101126888Intro BusinessHybrid3Simo T$12.0031/31/0OpenT  06:00 PM-09:10 PM AS710

Summer; 2018; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 7/2/2018

 101132319Intro BusinessOnline3Mellnick G$12.0031/31/0Open 
 101132329Intro BusinessOnline3Cardellio C$12.0031/31/0Open 
 101132601Intro Business 3Mazur B$12.0030/30/0OpenM W  09:00 AM-12:10 PM BTC370

Winter; 2018; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 3/12/2018

 101112494Intro BusinessOnline3McCartney J$12.008/31/0Open 

Winter; 2018; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 1/29/2018

 101112488Intro BusinessOnline3Holman C$12.006/31/0Open 
 101112605Intro Business 3Sadowski M$12.0010/32/0OpenT R  08:30 AM-10:10 AM BTC370
 101112613Intro Business 3Sadowski M$12.003/30/0OpenT R  01:30 PM-03:10 PM AS710
 101112653Intro Business 3Perpich E$12.0021/30/0OpenT R  06:00 PM-07:40 PM AS820
 101112741Intro BusinessOnline3Cardellio C$12.004/31/0Open 
 101216071Intro Business 3Matthews J$12.0027/31/0OpenM  07:00 PM-10:38 PM RC270

Winter; 2018; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 1/8/2018

 101112606Intro Business 3Collins T$12.006/30/0OpenM W  11:30 AM-01:10 PM AS710

Winter; 2018; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 1/8/2018

 101017704Intro BusinessOE/OE3Derderian H$12.0018/31/0Open 
 101112319Intro BusinessOnline3Cardellio C$12.006/31/0Open 
 101112328Intro BusinessOnline3Cardellio C$12.005/31/0Open 
 101112342Intro BusinessOnline3Cardellio C$12.003/31/0Open 
 101112601Intro Business 3Ringer J$12.002/30/1OpenM W  12:00 PM-01:20 PM AS830
 101112602Intro Business 3Mellnick G$12.003/30/0OpenT R  08:00 AM-09:20 AM AS710
 101112603Intro Business 3Collins T$12.009/30/0OpenM W  08:00 AM-09:20 AM AS710
 101112650Intro Business 3Cieslak D$12.007/30/0OpenR  06:30 PM-09:22 PM BTC255
 101112651Intro Business 3Matthews J$12.0014/30/0OpenW  06:00 PM-08:52 PM AS710
 101116879Intro BusinessHybrid3Derderian H$12.0029/30/0OpenM  06:00 PM-08:52 PM AS710
 101216011Intro Business 3Collins T$12.0024/31/0OpenT R  12:00 PM-01:20 PM RC695
 101216021Intro Business 3Sadowski M$12.0027/30/0OpenM  09:00 AM-11:52 AM RC685