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Business Management
Course Code
BUSN 1140  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title Introduction to Business 
Description This course is designed to give you an understanding of the functional areas of business. Major emphasis is placed on business ownership, business decision-making, management, marketing, finance, budgeting, production, and the relationship between business, government and labor. 
Prerequisites  

Placement score into READ 0200, or into ESOL 0052, or completion of READ 0100, or of ESOL 0042 with faculty recommendation into ESOL 0052.



Course Code
BUSN 1142  Credits 4.00 Lec View Details
Title Principles of Marketing 
Description You will explore each of the elements of the marketing mix, including product development, pricing strategies, channels of distribution, promotion and buyer behavior. Emphasis will be on analyzing the marketing environment and developing a basic marketing strategy. You will demonstrate your understanding of these marketing elements by analyzing and creating a marketing plan throughout the semester. 
Prerequisites  

Placement score into READ 0200 or ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042 and faculty recommendation into ESOL 0052.



Course Code
BUSN 1143  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title Principles of Advertising 
Description This course will take a managerial approach to the evaluation and selection of appropriate promotional elements. You will explore topics such as advertising goals, appeals, media evaluation and the advertising agency, leading to the development of a total advertising campaign. You will examine current award-winning newspaper, television, radio and magazine ads with local representatives from each medium, including exposure to industry professionals. 
Prerequisites  

Placement score into READ 0200 or ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042 and faculty recommendation into ESOL 0052.



Course Code
BUSN 1145  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title Small Business Management 
Description This course will provide you with the essential information needed to create and operate a small business. You will examine each of the functional areas of a small business including marketing, management, accounting and finance. 
Prerequisites  

Placement score into READ 0200 or ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042 and faculty recommendation into ESOL 0052.



Course Code
BUSN 1154  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title Business Communications 
Description This course emphasizes both written and oral skills used in large and small businesses. You will learn to prepare memos, proposals, customer correspondence and other forms of standard written business communications. You will also learn how to prepare oral reports and lead group discussions. 
Prerequisites  

Placement score into READ 0200 or ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042 and faculty recommendation into ESOL 0052.



Course Code
BUSN 1155  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title Human Relations and Team Building 
Description This course will provide a broad understanding of the human relations skills necessary to succeed in organizations. You will focus on the development of team building, managing one's self and one's career, organizational relationships, workplace diversity, ethics, and personal responsibility. 
Prerequisites  

Placement score into READ 0200 or ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042 with faculty recommendation into ESOL 0052.



Course Code
BUSN 1166  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title Women in Leadership and Management 
Description This course is specifically designed to provide the unique skills and insights necessary for leadership success. You will focus on the application of managerial skills and the unique problems that impact women's managerial effectiveness. You will also study role conflict, dual-career issues, acceptance, stereotyping, mentoring and networking. 
Prerequisites  

Placement score into READ 0200 or ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042 with faculty recommendation into ESOL 0052.



Course Code
BUSN 1180  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title Principles of Banking and Finance 
Description This course gives you an overview of the financial services industry and its relationship to finance. You will learn basic banking principles such as the evolution of banking, banking legislation, bank compliance issues, monetary policy; and deposit operations, lending functions, and the electronic financial services. You will also learn the fundamentals of finance as it relates to banking by exploring funds management, bank investments, and calculating and measuring financial performance. 
Prerequisites  

Placement score into READ 0200 or ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042 with faculty recommendation into ESOL 0052. It is strongly recommended to have placement score into MATH 0070 or successful completion of MATH 0060.



Course Code
BUSN 1182  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title Principles of Consumer Lending 
Description This course is an overview of each aspect of the consumer credit market. You will focus upon the characteristics of each consumer credit product, methods and procedures for issuing consumer credit loans, the regulatory requirements in making these loans, and how to determine the profitability of these loans for the lender. 
Prerequisites  

BUSN 1180.



Course Code
BUSN 1183  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title Principles of Commercial Lending 
Description This course covers the wide range of the commercial credit lending process and focuses specifically on small businesses. You will learn each category of commercial loan and the regulations affecting those loans. You will learn the loan application process; how to conduct personal and financial statement credit investigations; the specific process of loan documentation; loan closings; and cross-selling techniques used in the commercial lending process. 
Prerequisites  

BUSN 1180.



Course Code
BUSN 1190  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title Selling Financial Institution Products 
Description You will develop the necessary skills required to facilitate successful relationships between sales staff and customers in a financial institution setting. You will explore the techniques of cross-selling and relationship selling within a sales oriented bank culture. In addition, you will actively engage in the sales process by matching the needs of a customer to a depository solution set; understand customer problems and solution requirements and then apply the proper product set; and rigorously study bank products and short term/long term impact each solution offers to customers. The sales pieces of cross selling and relationship management will provide you a well-rounded approach to sales by learning from several viewpoints including the bank's and the customer's. 
Prerequisites  

BUSN 1180.



Course Code
BUSN 1200  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title Computer Applications in Home and Business 
Description This intermediate-level course builds on fundamental computing skills and concepts. You will use the productivity tools and features of MS Office software to solve problems and to create documents, databases, spreadsheets and presentations needed for other college courses or personal and professional use. You should have previous computer experience and keyboarding skills. 
Prerequisites  

Placement score into READ 1300 or completion of READ 0200 or ESOL 0052. Keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.



Course Code
BUSN 2202  Credits 4.00 Lec View Details
Title Financial Accounting 
Description This course explores accounting as a process of providing useful financial information to investors, creditors, management, and other users. Emphasis is placed on understanding the accounting process, financial statements, and the use and limitations of accounting information. 
Prerequisites  

Placement score into MATH 0070.



Course Code
BUSN 2224  Credits 4.00 Lec View Details
Title Managerial Accounting 
Description This course is designed to provide you with an understanding of what kind of information is needed by management, where this information can be obtained, and how this information is used by managers as they carry out their planning, control, and decision-making responsibilities. 
Prerequisites  

BUSN 2202.



Course Code
BUSN 2252  Credits 4.00 Lec View Details
Title Principles of Management 
Description This course provides a theoretical overview of management by examining the managerial functions of planning, leading, organizing, and controlling an organization's resources. 
Prerequisites  

Placement score into READ 0200 or placement score into ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042 with faculty recommendation into ESOL 0052.



Course Code
BUSN 2254  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title Entrepreneurship 
Description In this course, you will learn the process of launching a new business venture from an original or innovative idea. The focus will be on the stages of development of the new venture including research, planning, feasibility analysis, capitalization and management. It is recommended for students who are in the process of or planning to start their own businesses. 
Prerequisites  

BUSN 1140.



Course Code
BUSN 2256  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title Supervision and Leadership Skills 
Description This course is designed to give you an introduction to management functions and principles as they apply to the supervisory level of management. A major portion of this course will focus on the leadership skills and techniques necessary for successful group leadership. 
Prerequisites  

BUSN 1140



Course Code
BUSN 2260  Credits 4.00 Lec View Details
Title Legal Environment of Business 
Description This course is designed to give you an understanding of the rights and duties you have as a citizen, individually and in the business world. It covers such business-oriented subjects as contracts, agencies, bills and notes; the law of negligence; the system of courts; and instruction on criminal law with emphasis on protections afforded businesses. 
Prerequisites  

BUSN 1140.



Course Code
BUSN 2270  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title Introduction to International Business 
Description This course presents and overview of international business. You will explore the role of corporations throughout the world. In additional, you will actively assess the role of culture in international business decisions. You will understand the basics of international accounting, marketing, and the legal issues surrounding multinational firms. You will study international agencies and the relationship between foreign and domestic markets. You will study the ways currency and investments affect business decisions. Must be taken A-F. 
Prerequisites  

BUSN 1140.



Course Code
BUSN 2305  Credits 2.0 Lec View Details
Title Business Capstone 
Description This course is required for students graduating from MCTC’s Business Management program. You will work with MS Office applications, case study problems, and communication models as well as review accounting statements to improve your technology, reasoning, accounting, and communication skills. You will demonstrate your proficiency in these concepts and skills through a semester long project. 
Prerequisites  

BUSN 2202. It is recommended that students complete BUSN 2202 with a grade of "C" or higher.