BUS 101 - Introduction to Business

Course Description

American business in the 21st century is exciting and challenging. Students will be introduced to a variety of opportunities by exploring ownership, free enterprise, the world economy, management, marketing, international business, social responsibility and business ethics, and entrepreneurship. Group 2 course.

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Recommended Prerequisites or Skills Competencies

ENG 11/111 minimum placement

General Education Outcomes supported by this course

Communications - Direct

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Identify basic business vocabulary across a variety of business topics.
  • Analyze current business trends in various areas of business.
  • Integrate interpersonal communication skills while interviewing a business owner.
Human Dimension:
  • Relate their interests to career opportunities in business.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Communicate models of ethical decision making with successful business practices.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Reflect on various business concepts extracted from the business owner interview.