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Associate in Applied Science



Business Administration - Course Descriptions

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BSAD 100 - Introduction to Accounting - 3.00 credits

Introduction to the steps of the accounting cycle. Practical background in accounting for professional offices and/or merchandising businesses.

BSAD 101 - Accounting Principles I - 3.00 credits

Practice and application of the accounting principles involved in the process of preparing financial statements in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Includes accounting procedures for cash, accounts receivable, inventory, depreciation and payroll.

BSAD 102 - Accounting Principles II - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: BSAD 101 or two years of high school accounting. Practice and application of the accounting principles involved in partnerships and corporations. Departmentalization, budgeting, and statement analysis.

BSAD 103 - Business English - 3.00 credits

Apply the English concepts and critical thinking skills to business writing and workplace applications via the Internet. Review of fundamentals of grammar, sentence structure, punctuation, and capitalization.

BSAD 105 - Human Resources Management - 3.00 credits

This course provides an overview of the human resources management functions within an organization and the human resources management profession generally.

BSAD 109 - Principles of Supervision - 3.00 credits

This course is an integrated approach involving a variety of issues confronting supervisors and provides practical solutions within a diversified workforce and a global marketplace. The course explores how supervisors relate to employees, other supervisors and upper management, and emphasizes skills applications couples with Internet activities that require students to seek current information.

BSAD 113 - Field Experience I - 3.00 credits

Independent study in business related areas under the supervision of a faculty member for students currently employed a minimum of 15 hours a week.

BSAD 114 - Field Experience II - 3.00 credits

Prerequisites: BSAD 113. Field Experience II is a continuation of Field Experience I; however, this course focuses on the five functions of management: controlling, organizing, developing, planning and staffing. Students are required to be employed a minimum of 30 hours a week and will complete a business related project.

BSAD 120 - Organizational Behavior - 3.00 credits

Course investigates the impact that individuals, groups, and organizational structures have on behavior in the workplace. The student will develop individual competencies with emphasis in business environments. The acquired competencies can be applied toward improving individual and organizational effectiveness.

BSAD 127 - Management Internship I - 3.00 credits

On-the-job experience approved by the coordinator.

BSAD 128 - Management Internship II - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: BSAD 127. On-the-job experience approved by the coordinator.

BSAD 150 - Introduction to Business - 3.00 credits

Overview of all phases of business, including ownership, marketing, personnel, finance, managerial controls, and the relationship of business to the social and economic environment in which it operates.

BSAD 151 - Personal Finance - 3.00 credits

Principles of personal financial planning enabling the student to achieve personal economic satisfaction and long-term financial security. Topics will include career planning, taxes, banking, consumer strategies, housing, transportation, insurance, investments, retirement and estate planning.

BSAD 153 - Accounting Information Systems - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: BSAD 101. Investigations, application, and utilization of accounting software packages in a computerized business accounting system.

BSAD 154 - Managerial Accounting - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: BSAD 101. Interaction between the fields of accounting and management with emphasis on analysis of accounting records for aiding managerial decision making.

BSAD 155 - Accounting Using Spreadsheets - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: BSAD 101. The emphasis of this course is to teach the solving of accounting problems utilizing spreadsheet programs as a tool.

BSAD 160 - Principles of Selling - 3.00 credits

This class covers the basic foundations for understanding the concepts and practices of personal selling. Emphasis will be on developing relationships and partnerships in the selling process.

BSAD 161 - Professional Development and Business Careers - 3.00 credits

This course prepares students to match a career choice with their education, training, interests, abilities and current job market information. Topics and process will include self-assessment, career investigation and planning, employment communication, professional ethics and diversity issues.

BSAD 198A - Service-learning in Business - 1.00 credits

This is an experiential learning opportunity that links concepts and principles of business to real-world application through community service. Includes 40-hours of on-task service to a community organization, agency, or public service provider per credit hour. The community service placement agency and service assignment will vary, dependent on the business course topic and learning objectives.

BSAD 198B - Service-learning in Business - 2.00 credits

This is an experiential learning opportunity that links concepts and principles of business to real-world application through community service. Includes 40-hours of on-task service to a community organization, agency, or public service provider per credit hour. The community service placement agency and service assignment will vary, dependent on the business course topic and learning objectives.

BSAD 202 - Intermediate Accounting I - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: BSAD 102. Practice and application of financial reporting accounting in accordance with the generally accepted accounting. Principles. Includes financial statements and related disclosures, asset measurement, income determination, valuation of liabilities and investments.

BSAD 204 - Business Management - 3.00 credits

Principles and practices of business management developed around the framework of the functions of planning, organizing, and controlling. Specific topics covered includes: managerial ethics, group dynamics, employee motivation, communications, decision-making, leadership and management styles, productivity, and organizational effectiveness.

BSAD 205 - Marketing - 3.00 credits

The principles of marketing involves the structure of marketing institutions in a global environment. The course includes analysis of marketing functions, consumer behavior, segmentation, market research, product planning, pricing, promotion, distribution and marketing strategies. Internet and electronic mail activities are integrated to develop competencies in data collection, application and task analysis.

BSAD 210 - Logistics Management - 3.00 credits

Logistics management is an integrated system approach involving a variety of environments within a global marketplace. The course explores the logistic system from inbound movement of material and freight into the organization, through physical distribution of the completed product to the consumer. Hands-on applications, activities and simulations. IAW Council of Logistics management guidelines will be emphasized.

BSAD 211 - Operations Management - 3.00 credits

This course covers the central role and importance of the operations function in both service and product organizations. Strategy, design, scheduling, materials handling, inventory, production, MRP and distribution are covered.

BSAD 212 - Transportation Operations and Management - 3.00 credits

This course covers the significance of an integrated, well-organized, transportation system to a market-driven economy. The development of the transportation system to the U.S. from both historic and economic perspectives is included.

BSAD 213 - Warehouse and Distribution Centers - 3.00 credits

This is an integrated system approach involving a variety of environments within a global marketplace. The course covers the organization and operations of warehouses and distribution center. The major components are warehousing and distribution center paradigms, system design, locations, technology and financial dimensions.

BSAD 219 - Entrepreneurship - 3.00 credits

A combined practical, hands-on, and academic approach to entrepreneurship via the creative and innovative process of recognizing opportunity, gathering resources and creating a feasibility study around conceptualizing a business idea and business plan.

BSAD 221 - Business Communications - 3.00 credits

Business Communications identifies the scope and structure of communications within a business environment. The areas of study include writing processes involving a wide variety of business correspondences. Instruction in current methods of electronic communication will be provided. Emphasis is placed on formal reports within the APA and MLA formats/structures.

BSAD 252 - Individual Income Tax - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: BSAD 101. Principles of the Internal Revenue Code as applied to individual returns. Forms required from the employer and the individual. Preparation of individual tax form 1040 and accompanying schedules.

BSAD 270 - Legal Environment of Business - 3.00 credits

Provides a survey of laws that are important to persons as citizens of the United States and as participants in its economic system.

BSAD 290 - Business Capstone - 1.00 credits

This course is required to obtain an Associate in Applied Science Degree. Independent study in business related areas under the supervision of a faculty member. Pass/Fail.

 

Last Modified: 4/19/19