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Business Career Development
BUS 120

This course covers career development from targeting and researching a business career to preparing employment communications and interviewing. The course also covers business writing techniques, e-mail and memorandum communication, teamwork, professional development, and business etiquette. p>
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Marketing Seminar
BUS 056

Enables the student to participate in group discussions relating to successful employment. The student must complete a project relating to his/her job. This course must be taken concurrently with the Marketing Internship and is repeatable for credit.

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Marketing Internship
BUS 057

Provides employment experience in a position consistent with the career objective of the student. The position must be approved by the program director. This fall, spring, or summer semester variable credit course may be taken as the first or second student internship and is repeatable for credit. To be taken concurrently with BUS 056.

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Medical Insurance and Coding
BUS 059

Introduction to types of medical insurance and procedural and diagnostic coding. Includes preparation of insurance forms, ICD-10-CM coding, procedural coding using HCPCS system, common insurance carriers and claims processing guidelines, Medicare, Medicaid, and workers' compensation.

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Automated Ofc Procedures
BUS 060

Students handle office activities using computers in a simulated office environment. Students access software including wordprocessing, electronic mail and calendaring, and other specialized software.


Prerequisites: BUS 113 or consent of instructor


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Office Transcription
BUS 061

Designed to develop skill in transcribing recorded dictation for a variety of business sectors in an efficient manner using proper formats, spelling, and grammar.


Prerequisites: BUS 113


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Legal Transcription
BUS 062

Designed to develop skills in transcribing recorded legal dictation in an efficient manner using proper formulas, spelling, grammar, and legal terminology.


Prerequisites: BUS 113


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Medical Transcription
BUS 063

Designed to develop skill in transcribing recorded medical dictation in an efficient manner using proper formats, grammar, spelling, and medical terminology.


Prerequisites: BUS 113, AHE 041


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Legal Terminology
BUS 065

Gives knowledge and understanding of terms commonly used in the legal profession. Students learn to define terms and use them in legal context.

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Management Seminar
BUS 074

Enables the student to participate in discussions relating to successful employment. The student must complete a project relating to his/her job. This course must be taken concurrently with the Management Internship and is repeatable for credit.

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Management Internship
BUS 076

Provides employment experience in a position consistent with the career objective of the student. The position must be approved by the program director. This fall, spring, or summer semester variable credit course may be taken as the first or second student internship and is repeatable for credit. To be taken concurrently with BUS 056.

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Management/Marketing Capstone
BUS 078

Designed as a capstone class for both Management and Marketing majors. Areas of concentration will include current topics in business, job seeking and keeping skills, organizational politics and diplomacy, and an in depth examination of management/marketing concepts.

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Professional Development
BUS 079

Designed as a pre-employment course. Areas of study include job-searching skills, refinement of social skills, office management decisions and review of office skills and responsibilities.

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Office Technology Seminar
BUS 080

Enables the student to participate in discussions relating to successful employment. This course must be taken concurrently with the internship course BUS 081, BUS 082, or BUS 083.

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Office Technology Internship
BUS 081

Designed to provide employment experience in a position using specialized skills. Field experience: minimum of 312.5 hours required of Administrative Assistant (Executive and Legal) and Office Management majors.


Prerequisites: BUS 079


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Medical Transcriptionist Internship
BUS 082

Designed to provide employment experience in a position that will utilize the specialized skills of the student. Placements will include positions in doctors' offices, hospitals, medical clinics, etc. To be taken concurrently with BUS 080.


Prerequisites: BUS 079, BUS 114, BIO 050 and minimum typing speed of 55 words per minute


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Adv Medical Transcription
BUS 084

Realistic dictation with comprehensive terminology in 13 specialties by medical professionals from various ethnic groups.


Prerequisites: BUS 063


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Accounting Process
BUS 085

Develops a foundation and a working knowledge of the basic accounting procedures. Students will work through the accounting cycle.

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Statistics for Bus
BUS 086

Develops a working knowledge of some of the statistical tools used in business analysis and decision making.

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Accounting Internship
BUS 087

Designed to provide employment experience in a position that will utilize the specialized skills of the student. The position must be approved by the accounting program coordinator.

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Small Business Management
BUS 089

Covers entrepreneurship opportunities and challenges facing small business managers including how to conceptualize a feasible business concept, develop a comprehensive business plan, obtain start-up capital, execute the firms strategy, and maintain financial and inventory control.

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Prin of Retailing
BUS 090

Designed for those owning or planning to become owners of a retail business, those involved or planning to become involved in the management function of a retail business, and/or those desiring a general knowledge of retailing as an institution.

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Prin of Advertising
BUS 091

Provides an overview of integrated marketing communications, promotional strategy, research, creativity, the role of an advertising agency and other support organizations, media selection and assessment, ethical and regulatory considerations, and budgetary allocations.

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Principles of Selling
BUS 092

Covers the various aspects of the personal selling process including organizational buying motives, consumer behavior, approaching the customer, making the presentation, handling objections, techniques for closing the sale, and managing the salesforce.

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Business Math
BUS 094

Covers basic applications of mathematics in the business world percentages, elementary algebra, interest, installment buying, statistics, insurance, etc. It is designed to reinforce and expand business concepts held by the student through the use of mathematics.

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Fundamentals of Accounting
BUS 095

An introduction to basic accounting principles and techniques designed to give the student a general knowledge of accounting practices and terminology.

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Fed Tax Accounting
BUS 096

Focuses on a practical study of the current federal revenue act as it relates to business and individuals.

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Prin/Cost Account
BUS 097

A study of job order, process and standard cost systems and management's uses of cost information for planning and control.


Prerequisites: BUS 151 with grade of 'C' or higher


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Intermediate Accounting
BUS 098

Provides an in-depth study of accounting theory and current practice. Includes the development of accounting theory, the format and content of the financial statements, and emphasizes assets.


Prerequisites: BUS 151 with grade of 'C' or higher


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Computerized Accounting
BUS 099

A capstone course which reinforces financial accounting concepts and procedures through the use of personal computers and popular commercial software. A comprehensive study of computerized accounting systems in both service and merchandising environments.


Prerequisites: BUS 095 or BUS 151


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Keyboarding
BUS 113

Development of keyboarding skill on letters, numbers, and symbols keys. Students learn to format and print business letters, memos, reports, and tables using word processing features.

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Advanced Formatting
BUS 114

Development of skill in formatting business correspondence, reports, forms, and tables to meet mailability and production standards. Instruction on word processing software is integrated throughout the course.


Prerequisites: BUS 113 or ability to type 40 words per minute


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Processing Info
BUS 115

Development of skill in processing information using word processing software and applying critical thinking from a variety of office simulations. Advanced formatting skills are further developed through application to specialized office situations.


Prerequisites: BUS 114


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Notetaking
BUS 123

Develops skill using abbreviated writing in order to take notes quickly and accurately. Provides instruction for beginners who transcribe business letters, memos, and reports quickly in acceptable formatted copy meeting strict mailability standards.

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Principles of E-Commerce
BUS 134

A study of the planning and startup phases of an e-business, including topics on the global e-business economy, financing options, marketing, legal issues, web site issues, risk management, and security.

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Business Communications
BUS 141

Provides students a practical strategy for creating successful communication products used in business.


Prerequisites: BUS 113 or the equivalent


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Introduction to Business
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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Financial Accounting
BUS 151

A study of the financial statements, the accounting process and the principles and procedures underlying items on the financial statements.


Prerequisites: HS acct, BUS 085, BUS 095 or consent of instructor


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Managerial Accounting
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.


Prerequisites: BUS 151


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Legal Environ/Business
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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Principles of Marketing
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 Management
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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Business Statistics
BUS 281

Designed to provide a useful and working knowledge of data analytical skills involving interpretation and communication of descriptive measures, probability theory, correlation, interval estimation, hypothesis testing, simple linear regression, chi-square tests and Anova. Includes review of applicable computer software.


Prerequisites: MAT 130


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Labor Relations
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.


Prerequisites: BUS 142 or consent of instructor


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Intro to International Business
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.


Prerequisites: BUS 142 or Consent of instructor


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Human Resource Management
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.


Prerequisites: BUS 142 or consent of instructor


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Office Technology Internship - Medical
BUS 083

Designed to provide employment experience in a position that will utilize the specialized skills of the student. Placements will include positions in medical offices, hospitals, and clinics. Field experience: minimum of 312.5 hours.


Prerequisites: BUS 079; to be taken concurrently with BUS 080


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