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A "T" located to the left of the available semester indicates transfer to Murray State University, Southeast Missouri State University, and Southern Illinois University-Carbondale as per articulation agreements. These courses will also transfer to most public four-year institutions in the state of Illinois.


BUS 112 LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES I

By Request

This course is expected to provide individuals with an understanding of leadership behavior, how to be a visionary, how to be a pace setter and a person who takes initiative. Individuals will also develop an understanding of goal setting and gain knowledge on how to develop a purpose statement and relate it to a mission.

Credit: 2 hours - Two lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


BUS 116 PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING

T Fall/Spring/Summer

This course is an introduction to the marketing structure as it exists and functions. Emphasis is placed upon the manager's and consumer's influence in marketing functions. The product, packaging and branding, industrial and consumer products, product planning and development are also discussed.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


BUS 121 BASIC KEYBOARDING

By Request

This course introduces the student to data entry fundamentals, including key to diskette stations. Credit: 1 hour - Two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


BUS 124 BOOKKEEPING

Fall/Spring/Summer

This course is designed for students who would like to learn basic skills in keeping financial records. Journalizing transactions, petty cash, payroll, and related topics are introduced in this course. Students will complete several comprehensive problems to demonstrate text material understanding.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


BUS 125 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION

Spring

Communication in today's fast-paced, competitive workplace requires a solid understanding of effective communication principles, as well as knowledge of the jargon of the workplace. Focus is given to communication, distance learning, research, e-mail, reports, customer service, multi-tasking, and other contemporary business issues. With a focus on SCANS skills, this course addresses the essential writing, speaking, and listening skills needed to excel in today's business environment. The course provides hands-on experience with a variety of workplace documents - control sheets, bidder sheets, purchase requisitions, purchase orders, contracts, and credit reports.

Credit: 3 hours - 3 lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


BUS 128 INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT

T Fall/Spring/Summer

Principles and practices of establishing and operating a business are presented, including opportunities, hazards, and problems which might be encountered. Fundamental considerations, planning, organizing, actuating and controlling management application of principles and techniques to all activities.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


BUS 129 BUSINESS ORGANIZATION

T Fall

A study of organization structure; problems of organizing a business; business opportunities; locating, housing, equipping and laying out production facilities; financing; personnel organization, and government business relations are presented in this course.

Credit: 2 hours - Two lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


BUS 154 SALES PROMO ESSENTIALS

By Request

Students are introduced to practical, tested techniques on how to create high-impact advertising utilizing such forms as newspaper and magazine ads, flyers, brochures for direct mail, radio, catalogs, and e-mail. Internet and desktop publishing techniques are emphasized.

Credit: 3 hours - Two lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


BUS 155 PERSONAL FINANCE

Spring

This course is designed to assist the student in evaluating personal financial issues like credit cards, insurance, retirement, estate planning, and investments. Stock market information is thoroughly discussed, and stock investment practices are simulated through an online portfolio.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


BUS 195 MID-MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP

Fall/Spring/Summer

This course is designed to provide employment experience in a position that will utilize the specialized skills of the student enrolled in the mid-management program. Each student is required to complete 150 contact hours at a worksite during the semester.

Credit: 2 hours - Ten lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Career Development-INT 111 and Instructor's Approval.


BUS 210 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT

T Fall/Spring

Fundamental principles and concepts that apply to all management, including the four managerial functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling are discussed. Students learn how to apply these four functions in all types of businesses-sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


BUS 211 INTRODUCTION TO FINANCE

T Spring

This course introduces the students to the world of business through financial principles and methods. Integration of economic theories and accounting; financial analysis and management; and financial markets-stocks, bonds, and other securities are thoroughly discussed.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Bookkeeping-BUS 124 or equivalent bookkeeping background.


BUS 212 ADVERTISING: PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUES

Spring

This course is designed to acquaint the student with basic concepts in advertising goods and services as well as develop skills in planning and implementing advertising techniques. Emphasis is placed on what, why, to whom, when, where, and how to advertise in all forms of business-service, industrial, and especially retail.

Credit: 2 hours - Two lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


BUS 214 BUSINESS LAW I

T Fall/Spring/Summer

This course provides an introduction to law: nature, function, and classification, and a general understanding of the reasons for some of our laws governing businesses and people involved in business-related activities.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


BUS 215 LEGAL AND SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS

T Fall/Spring/Summer

The significant phases of law dealing with partnerships, corporations, unincorporated associations, and related topics are covered in this course. Emphasis is placed on laws which regulate the business enterprise. Employment, environmental, securities, consumer protection, and labor laws are covered in detail. Business ethics and social responsibilities of business are topics which run throughout the course.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


BUS 217 ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Fall

This course is designed to help students feel confident in establishing, owning, and operating their own small business with success. Students will study the areas of management, marketing, advertising, and sales in relation to a small business. Topics will focus on the small business aspects of ownership.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


BUS 230 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Spring

This course emphasizes the strategic role of human resources in the business environment. This course covers global human resource management issues, diversity in the workplace, performance management, self-directed work teams, shamrock organization, broad banding, competency-based pay systems, job security, violence in the workplace, and how organizational commitment affects production, quality, and service. All major topics identified on the Human Resource Certification Institutes Content Outline are included.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


BUS 232 SUPERVISION

Fall

This course is designed to provide practical skills to those in an administrative-type position. Motivational principles and the art of empowering and developing people are crucial skills for the supervisor and are covered in this course. Decision making, managing time and stress, labor unions, performance appraisals, coaching, work groups, diversity, employment legislation, safe work environment, troubled employees, and conflict resolution are topics studied by students who aspire to be successful supervisors.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


BUS 238 PRINCIPLES OF SALES

Spring

Basic principles underlying the sales process are covered. The course is designed to promote an understanding of the salesperson's obligation to self, the company, and the customer.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


For More Information Contact:
Admissions and Advising
at 1-800-481-2242 or (618) 634-3200 or e-mail admissions@shawneecc.edu



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