Introduction to Business - 3 Credits -
This course is a survey of the purpose, role, and responsibility of business in a capitalistic society, including an introduction to the major areas of business such as: Finance, Management, Economics, Accounting, and Marketing. This course provides a basic foundation for the student who will specialize in some aspect of business in college, and it also provides the opportunity for non-business majors to learn about the business in which they will someday be both producers and consumers.
This course will also enable you to explore career options in business, define a career path, and make connections between classroom learning and the larger business community. This course will fulfill the Learning Community Seminar requirement for first time, full time students, to assist the student in making a successful transition into an academic environment. The course will aid you in learning insights, skills, and attitudes necessary to develop academic success strategies for personal and career goals achievement.
Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in Academic Reading III (ESL098) and Academic Writing III (ESL099) or Reading Skills II (RDG095) and Writing Skills I (ENG090) or exemption by placement testing.