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Transfer Program - Business Education - Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL
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Transfer Program

Business Education (AS.BE)



This curriculum is for students interested in business education who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university. Course requirements are modified to meet demands of individual universities. Upon completion of this program, students may transfer as juniors to four-year colleges and universities.  This is a sample list of major requirements. Consult a counselor or academic advisor before registering. Four-year college requirements vary from college to college.


Specific graduation requirements are identified through degree audit. Additional developmental courses in math, reading and English may be required based on placement scores. Only courses with a course number of 100 or higher meet graduation requirements for AA/AS/AES degrees.


For more information contact:
Tynia Kessler
(217)234-5351
tkessler@lakeland.cc.il.us

* There are prerequisites or course requisites for this course
** Electives must be approved by Program Coordinator or Division Chair
one cross Course only offered fall semester
Footnote 2 Course only offered spring and summer semester
Footnote 3 Course only offered spring semester
Footnote 4 Courses offered in odd numbered years only
Footnote 5 Courses offered in even numbered years only
Footnote 6 SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective
Footnote 7 Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course
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First Year
First Semester
ENG 120
Students will study the writing process by reading essays that illustrate a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing writing tasks and texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays.


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Composition I
3
BUS 142
Covers the objectives, organization, and role of business in the free-enterprise system. The course is designed to provide an overview of the field of business and to provide a framework into which specialized fields may be studied.

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Introduction to Business
3
N/A

Science (IAI L)
4
N/A

Humanities(IAI H)
3
N/A

Fine Arts (IAI F)
3
  Total Semester Hours:
16
 
Second Semester
ENG 121
Students will learn how to find, use, assess and document research sources, producing an extended writing project based primarily on library research.


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Composition II *
3
CIS 160
Provides an opportunity for the student to work with various types of software on the PC. These learning activities include MS Windows, Word Processing, Spreadsheet Design,Database Management, Internet access, and presentation program. (Repeatable 3 Times)


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Practical Software Applications
3
N/A

Science (IAI P)
3 - 4
SPE 111
Focuses on the fundamental principles and methods of selection, analyzing, organizing, developing and communicating information, evidence, and points of view to audiences.

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Introduction to Speech Communication
3
N/A

Elective
3
  Total Semester Hours:
15 - 16
 

Second Year
First Semester
BUS 151
A study of the financial statements, the accounting process and the principles and procedures underlying items on the financial statements.


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Financial Accounting *
3
BUS 200
An introduction to legal systems and law, especially the U.S. legal system. Business-legal relationships in the areas of criminal law, torts, product liability, and contracts are examined. Antitrust, consumer, labor, and environmental law are studied; also the international marketplace.

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Legal Environment of Business
3
ECO 231
Focuses on the nature and method of economics, basic supply and demand analysis, national income accounting, business cycles, inflation and unemployment, fiscal policy, money and banking, and monetary policy.

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Principles of Economics I
3
HIS 153
The course will introduce the student to history and culture in the third world from ancient civilizations to the modern era. This course will focus upon broad themes in history and culture and will examine those themes in each major historical era.

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History and Culture of the Third World
3
N/A

Elective
6
  Total Semester Hours:
18
 
Second Semester
BUS 152
Designed to use accounting information to help management make decisions concerning product costing, planning and controlling operations in an ever-changing business environment.


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Managerial Accounting *
3
ECO 232
Focuses on free enterprise and the economic functions of government, advanced supply and demand analysis, pricing in competitive/non-competitive markets, and pricing in resource markets.


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Principles of Economics II *
3
POS 160
The fundamental principles of the American Government are summarized. Such topics as federalism, civil liberties, citizenship, parties and elections, the Presidency, Congress, Judiciary, and national policies and politics are discussed within the framework of the American Constitutional system.

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American National Government
3
MAT 125
Application of elementary principles of descriptive statistics including frequency distribution, graphical presentation, measure of location and variation. Elements of probability, sampling techniques, binomial and normal distribution and other topics.


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Statistics
3
EDU 100
An overview of the American education system. Social, historical and philosophical foundations give perspective to an examination of current issues, policies and trends in the field of education, including cultural diversity. A 30 hours practical lab is required for this course.

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Introduction to Education
3
  Total Semester Hours:
15
 

Suggested Electives
Suggested Electives
BUS 141
Provides students a practical strategy for creating successful communication products used in business.


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Business Communications *
3
PSY 271
Focuses on psychology as a science, introducing concepts and research in a variety of subfields, including neuroscience, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning and memory, cognition, motivation and emotion, development, personality, disorders and therapy, and social psychology.

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Introduction to Psychology
3
BUS 247
Covers the selection of target markets; the controllable variables of the marketing mix including product, place, price and promotion; and the uncontrollable variables including legal environment, economic environment, resources and objectives, cultural environment and the existing business structure.

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Principles of Marketing
3
BUS 251
Provides an overview of how managers utilize planning, organization, leadership, and control in order to ensure that a firm achieves its goals in the most efficient way possible.

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Principles of Management
3
BUS 285
A study of the labor and employment laws that have the greatest impact on the relationship between employers and employees, and the strategies managers utilize to maintain an effective level of employee satisfaction. Transfers as elective credit only.


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Labor Relations *
3
BUS 287
An introduction to foreign trade theory and practice, with special emphasis on cultural diversity in the areas of marketing, management, finance economics, and the environment in which businesses function. Transfers as elective credit only.

Introduction to International Business *
3
BUS 290
The managerial process of planning, developing, and controlling human resources within the organization is examined. Special emphasis will be placed on the areas of recruiting, selection, training, labor relations, salary, and fringe benefit administration. Transfers as elective credit only.


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Human Resource Management *
3
CIS 101
An introduction to networking basics through the Internet. Students will learn about Internet services, etiquette, searches, E-mail, and other internet skills.(Repeatable 3 Times)

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Internet Systems & Applications
2
   

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