Course Sequence - Riverland

Business

Fall Semester - First Year

  Course # Course Name Credits  
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BUSA1010
Introduction to Business (R)

This course provides an overall picture of contemporary business operations in a global world. Topics covered include forms of business organization; small businesses, entrepreneurships, and franchises; fundamentals of management and marketing; organizational and team structures; accounting and finance concepts; human resource management; legal and regulatory guidelines, social and ethical responsibilities; and careers in business. The course is designed to help students realize the integral role business plays in the economy and our lifestyles. This course is part of the Associate in Arts Business Emphasis and Associate in Science Business degrees which are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). (3 Cr - 3 lect, 0 lab)

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BUSA1060
Computer Concepts and Applications (R)

This course provides a basic understanding of computer history, concepts, and microcomputer applications using Windows-based computers.  Topics covered include computer hardware and software, operating systems and utilities, the system unit, input and output devices, secondary storage, communications and connectivity, the Internet and the Web, security and privacy, ethics, and computer use in organizations. Through hands-on experience, students acquire an understanding of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint that are used in business. No prior knowledge of software packages or microcomputers is necessary.  Keyboarding skill promotes success in this course.  This course is part of the Associate in Arts Business Concentration and Associate in Science Business degrees which are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

(3 Cr – 3 lect, 0 lab)

3
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BUSA2042
Principles of Management (R)

This course consists of a systematic study of basic management processes including planning, organizing, leading and controlling within an organizational setting.  It examines the historical and philosophical foundations of management as well as current theory and practices.  Topics include operation management, decision-making, ethics and corporate responsibility, planning resource management, labor relations, workgroups, leadership, organizational design and development, strategic management, international management, cultural diversity, and technology.  Effective management principles are examined.  This course is part of the Associate in Arts Business Concentration and Associate in Science Business degrees which are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

(3 Cr – 3 lect, 0 lab)

3
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BUSA Electives:
BUSA1002, BUSA1050, BUSA2032,
BUSA2041, BUSA2050, BUSA2065,
BUSA2102, BUSA2103, BUSA2104
4

Spring Semester - First Year

  Course # Course Name Credits  
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BUSA2043
Principles of Marketing (R)

This course covers basic marketing functions in the global business world. Topics include product development, pricing, distribution, and promotion; consumer behavior; economic, legal, social, technological and competitive environments of marketing; collecting and using marketing information; ethical and social responsibilities; and international marketing.  This course is part of the Associate in Arts Business Concentration and Associate in Science Business degrees which are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

(3 Cr – 3 lect, 0 lab)

3
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BUSA Electives:
BUSA1050, BUSA2032, BUSA2041, BUSA2050,
BUSA2065, BUSA2102, BUSA2103, BUSA2104
6

(R) = Required, (E) = Elective


Please note: The above proposed schedule recommends a possible course sequence. The schedule does not address English course prerequisite requirements based upon test score results or course offering location.  Review your test scores to determine prerequisite requirements.  A minimum of 22 credits are required.  The program identifies 12 required core credits and the student should select 10 BUSA elective credits.  See Program Advisor and/or Counselor for course selection.

Semester course offerings can be viewed on the College's website.

 

Last Updated: March 30, 2017