Course Description GENERAL BUSINESS COURSES
BUS101 Introduction to Business
Credits: 3 (3,0,0) Prerequisite: NoneThis course is designed to engage students with the basic concepts, theories, and issues in the study of business administration. Students will learn about how business organizations function to achieve the business goals, how they interact with the dynamic business environment, and how these business organizations are managed. This interactive course will focus on business systems, business environments, business in global markets, types of business organizations, entrepreneurship and small business, management and leadership, production and operations management, human resource management, marketing and business finance and accounting. The discussion of different issues will also be supported and reinforced by real-life examples and cases from domestic and international business world. This fundamental course will be beneficial to the subsequent study of specialized subjects.
BUS201 Organizational Behavior
Credits: 3 (3,0,0) Prerequisites: BUS101This course designed to introduce students with an analysis of human behavior at the individual, group and organizational level. It covers a wide breadth of organizational behavior theories and applications dealing with topics such as personality, attitudes, values, perception, motivation, decision making, team dynamics, communication, leadership, power, conflict management, organizational design, culture, and development.
BUS231 Legal Environment of Business
Credits: 3 (3,0,0) Prerequisites: BUS101The purpose of this course is to develop the knowledge and skills helpful for students in business management. This course provides an understanding of the legal environment of business. This course is organized around the legal aspects in business, including such topics as contracts, agency, company law, business torts, employment and product liability.
BUS351 International Business
Credits: 3 (3,0,0) Prerequisite: BUS101This course introduces the students to the concept of international business and exposes them to the actual practices of such concepts through analysis of cases and interactive exercises. The major topics of emphasis in this course includes nature and changes of international business, economic theories, international environment, foreign environmental forces, international strategy, assessing the market and exporting and importing practices.
BUS371 Production and Operations Management
Credits: 3 (3,0,0) Prerequisites: BUS 101, STAT 101, MATH 101 or MATH 111This course focuses on product and service design, productivity, capacity planning, process selection, facility layout, and line balancing, quality management theories and paradigms, quality control, supply chain and inventory management. Through examples, students will learn how they can apply innovative Operational methods to gain a competitive edge. An effective Operations Management interacts with various functions in a firm, such as Accounting, Marketing, and Information Technology. A well-run establishment requires that these functions are integrated and consistent with the overall strategy of the firm. This means that every manager, irrespective of their department or specialization, will benefit from being familiar with Operations Management. A sound understanding of Operations Management becomes even more important for the professional starting a new business or product line.
BUS373 Management Information Systems
Credits: 3 (3,0,0) Prerequisites: BUS 101, STAT 101, MATH 101 or MATH 111This course introduces information systems in the modern enterprise. It describes different information technologies and how they are used to support management and decision making. It focusses on business applications and management strategies.
BUS495 Strategic Management and Business Policy
Credits: 3 (3,0,0) Prerequisite: MKT301, FIN301, BUS371This course introduces the students to the concepts and tools of strategic management and exposes them to the actual practice of such concepts and tools through analysis of cases, and interactive exercises. The major topics of emphasis in this course include key terms in strategic management, business vision and mission, environmental analyses, strategy implementing, and strategy evaluation.
ETHC 301 Business Ethics
Credits: 3 (3,0,0) Prerequisites: NoneThe course aims at providing students with an overview of the most recent concepts related to business ethics along with the stakeholder’s approach. Students will look at issues of corporate social responsibility, ethical decision making, ethical leadership, culture and developing an effective ethics program to guide corporations to distinguish between ethical practices and unethical ones specifically on a thin line between both. Moreover, this course will provide students with a real-life cases and stories of ethical crisis and dilemmas pertaining to the 21st century learning organization and transformation leadership. That is, the type of ethical organization with authentic leadership to move into more authentic social interactions and responsible behaviors, not only to meet normal ethical standards are rules, but also to become environmentally friendly org and work beyond greening the business it works in.
ELE 109 PUBLIC RELATIONS
Credits: 3 (3,0,0) Prerequisites: NoneThe course examines the basic public relations concepts and processes. The course aim is to enhance student understanding of the media, communications, social sciences and the corporate world. Strategies and tactics on how to build and maintain good reputations and communicate effectively with employees, the media, community groups and others important audiences are discussed and debated.
ELE 110 ENTREPRENEURSHIP