|General Education (15 Credits)
English Composition I
This course will allow students to develop an understanding of good college level writing
with an emphasis on exposition and the research essay. Written communications of
impressions and judgments concerning assigned readings in the essay and allied genre are
required. Stress on the building of an active vocabulary and on correct sentence and
|English Composition I
English Composition II
This course is designed to build upon the competencies acquired in English Composition
I and to further refine students' writing process. Students develop proficiency in academic
writing, information literacy, and critical thinking abilities and business documents.
Prerequisites: ASB 1001
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This course will cover polynomial and rational equations and inequalities, graphs of
functions, rate of change, transformations, extreme values, modeling, combining
functions, one to-one and inverse functions, exponential functions, logarithmic functions,
laws of logarithms, exponential and logarithmic equations, modeling, systems of
equations, linear systems in three variables, nonlinear systems of equations, and linear
and nonlinear systems of inequalities.
This course is designed to provide students with a working knowledge of Probability and
Statistics through assignments and forums. The students will learn to: organized data in
different types of graphs, identify the use and misuse of graphical representations, apply
and interpret data distribution, measures of center, apply and interpret probability, apply
and interpret numerical measures of variability, and calculate and interpret area under the
normal distribution curve.
Prerequisites: ASB 2038
Critical Thinking and Ethics
This course gives a practical background in critical thinking generally and as applied
specifically to ethical analysis, argumentation, discussion, writing, and the justification of
ethical positions. The emphasis is on understanding the facts, concepts and ethical claims
in the issues, understanding the arguments on each side of the issue, and being able to
formulate and defend your ethical conclusions. It will allow the students to apply critical
thinking and ethical analysis to various important general issues, personal conflicts and a
variety of case studies in business.
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|Core Courses (36 Credits)
Principles of Organizational Psychology
This course explores the organizations from the psychological perspective. Various
psychology theories and research methods related both to organizational cultures and
leadership are examined. Major topics of study include: Communication processes,
collaboration processes, leadership and conflict.
|Principles of Organizational Psychology
Principles of Business
This course provides a general outline of the nature of business, including ownership,
management, and organization. Business operations such as finance and decision-making
controls are emphasized. The legal and regulatory environment in which business
operates is examined.
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Principles of Microeconomics
This course emphasizes microeconomic concepts, including the mechanics of supply and
demand, the economics of the firm, the allocation of resources, returns to factors of
production, and the concept of a mixed economy and current microeconomic problems.
|Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
This course offers an overview of the basic economic concepts and institutions. Students
will learn the modern national income formation theory, economic fluctuations, money,
banking, monetary and fiscal policy, economic stabilization theory and policy, the public
sector, theory of economic growth and development comparative economic systems.
|Principles of Macroeconomics
Fundamentals of Human Resources Management
This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamentals of human resource
management, including the business case for human resource management and an
overview of the skills necessary to effectively manage human resources. This course
study of effectively selecting, utilizing, assessing and developing managers as well as the
role of the Human Resource department in administering human resources in a changing
and demanding environment.
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Principles of Financial Accounting
This course approaches accounting as an information or decision support system.
Emphasis is placed on the analysis of business transactions and their effect on the
operation of an enterprise. Major learning objectives provide the student with an in-depth
understanding of the principles of financial accounting and the technique of accounting as
applied in the United States.
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Principles of Accounting
This course is intended to provide a comprehensive view of accounting and to explain
how accounting information is used by managers in various types of business
organizations. The course is conducted and structured to have a balance between
conceptual and procedural techniques. The emphasis is on the development,
interpretation, and application of managerial accounting information for planning
activities, controlling operations, and making decisions.
|Principles of Accounting
Business Law and Ethics
This course discusses the nature of legal, ethical and societal environments of business.
Emphasis is placed on business's social, legal, political, and ethical responsibilities to
both external and internal groups for business. Other topics are state and federal laws,
contracts, intellectual property, employment law, product liability, safety issues and
|Business Law and Ethics
Information Management for Business
This course focuses on the information explosion, the globalization of economies, and the
increased competition and how information technology (IT) is being used as a tool to
implement business strategies and gain competitive advantage, not merely to support
business operations. This course takes a management instead of a technical approach to
the material presented. As such, it should be of interest to students of general
management interested in information technology issues and to students of information
technology interested in management issues.
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Principles of Project Management
This course introduces participants to Project Management as a business tool, developing
skills and abilities to solve problems, organize and present projects, ensuring that the
proposal relates to an idea based on entrepreneurship. This course focuses on creating
high performance teams and developing the leadership of Project Managers.
|Principles of Project Management
Strategic Planning for Business
This course provides an overview and applications of strategic planning theories,
methods, and group processes in different organizational environments. This course is
designed to help students understand how to integrate knowledge of the various business
disciplines and apply that knowledge to planning and managing strategic business
|Strategic Planning for Business
Principles of Information Technology
This course introduces the student to current information technology with an emphasis on
online design and application. Students will be introduced to hardware and software
concepts, online media, blogs, and general networking concepts and security, as well as
how to effectively develop and manage online identity
|Principles of Information Technology
|Marketing (9 Credits)
This course discusses basic marketing principles as they relate to business in an
international setting. Emphasis is on the role of the marketing manager in the
development of marketing strategies for a variety of markets in diverse cultural and
economic situations. Topics include foreign market analysis, target market identification,
product planning, promotion and distribution.
Branding and Advertising
This course presents a comprehensive overview, from a managerial viewpoint, of
the field of advertising and shows the relationship of advertising to history, economics,
marketing, social institutions, and customer psychology. Included in the study are sales
promotion, media organization, market functioning, brand promotion, analysis of
consumer behavior, budgeting, legislation and regulations. The course culminates with
the student planning an advertising campaign.
|Branding and Advertising
|International Business (9 Credits)
Principles of International Trade
This course deals with the economics of globalization or cross-border economic activity.
More specifically, the course focuses on international transactions that involve a physical
movement of goods (trade flows) or of factors of production (migration, foreign direct
investment). Three themes are explored: the gains from trade (including the impact of
trade on income distribution), the pattern of trade, and protection.
|Principles of International Trade
International Business Competitiveness
This course examines international business with an emphasis on cultural diversity.
Topics include an overview of cultural similarities and differences among developing and
|International Business Competitiveness
Globalization and Business
This course offers a study of political and economic relations in connection with
structural power sources that directly and indirectly affect design and shape of the global
political economy. This course analyzes economic globalization in a historical
perspective. It evaluates the arguments of both its critics and advocates, and pays
particular attention to problems of trade, finance, and economic development in an
economically integrating world.
|Globalization and Business