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Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes for Fall 2020 while providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

Please see the COVID-19 web page to learn more. Keep checking the schedule for additions on our New, Added, and Late Starting Courses web page.

Business - BUS 101

Introduction to Business

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

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 score of 18 ACT-English, 25 SAT-Writing and Language, 71 CPT-Sentence Skills or 250 NGA-Writing.

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 TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2020; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 08/31/2020

 101142601Intro BusinessRMT3Derderian H19/30/0Open$12.00M W  08:30 AM-11:40 AM WEBWEB

Fall; 2020; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 10/27/2020

 101142387Intro BusinessONL3McCartney J7/31/0Open$12.00 

Fall; 2020; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/22/2020

 101142341Intro BusinessONL3Ragan C3/31/0Open$12.00 
 101142366Intro BusinessONL3Simo T1/31/0Open$12.00 
 101142390Intro BusinessONL3Ragan C8/31/0Open$12.00 
 101142604Intro BusinessRMT3Bethel R17/30/0Open$12.00T R  09:30 AM-11:10 AM WEBWEB
 101142616Intro BusinessRMT3Mazur B17/30/0Open$12.00T R  09:30 AM-11:10 AM WEBWEB
 101142675Intro BusinessRMT3Matthews J18/30/0Open$12.00T  06:00 PM-09:38 PM WEBWEB

Fall; 2020; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2020

 101142319Intro BusinessONL3Mellnick G6/31/0Open$12.00 
 101142328Intro BusinessONL3Mellnick G4/31/0Open$12.00 
 101142342Intro BusinessONL3Ragan C6/31/0Open$12.00 
 101142602Intro BusinessRMT3Mellnick G14/30/0Open$12.00T R  08:00 AM-09:20 AM WEBWEB
 101142605Intro BusinessRMT3Matthews J10/30/0Open$12.00T  01:00 PM-03:52 PM WEBWEB
 101142606Intro BusinessRMT3Derderian H18/30/0Open$12.00M W  01:00 PM-02:20 PM WEBWEB
 101142607Intro BusinessRMT3Feldbauer J11/30/0Open$12.00M W  10:00 AM-11:20 AM WEBWEB
 101142608Intro BusinessRMT3Derderian H25/30/0Open$12.00M W  03:00 PM-04:20 PM WEBWEB
 101142618Intro BusinessRMT3Mazur B11/30/0Open$12.00T R  11:30 AM-12:50 PM WEBWEB
 101142652Intro BusinessRMT3Matthews J23/30/0Open$12.00R  05:30 PM-08:22 PM WEBWEB

Winter; 2021; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 03/16/2021

 101112494Intro BusinessONL3Ragan C27/31/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2021; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 01/11/2021

 101112606Intro BusinessRMT3Derderian H24/30/0Open$12.00M W  11:30 AM-01:10 PM WEBWEB

Winter; 2021; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/02/2021

 101112483Intro BusinessONL3Simo T24/31/0Open$12.00 
 101112488Intro BusinessONL3Griffith R31/31/0Open$12.00 
 101112605Intro BusinessRMT3Derderian H26/30/0Open$12.00T R  08:30 AM-10:10 AM WEBWEB
 101112613Intro BusinessRMT3Matthews J27/32/0Open$12.00T R  01:30 PM-03:10 PM WEBWEB
 101112741Intro BusinessONL3Ragan C23/31/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2021; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2021

 101112319Intro BusinessONL3Mellnick G2/31/0Open$12.00 
 101112328Intro BusinessONL3Mellnick G22/31/0Open$12.00 
 101112342Intro BusinessONL3Ragan C20/31/0Open$12.00 
 101112601Intro BusinessRMT3Mazur B3/32/0Open$12.00M W  12:00 PM-01:20 PM WEBWEB
 101112602Intro BusinessRMT3Mellnick G21/30/0Open$12.00T R  08:00 AM-09:20 AM WEBWEB
 101112650Intro BusinessRMT3Derderian H28/30/0Open$12.00R  06:30 PM-09:22 PM WEBWEB
 101112651Intro BusinessRMT3Viksne E26/30/0Open$12.00W  06:00 PM-08:52 PM WEBWEB

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday