Business

Program Purpose: Students who complete Business courses will identify fundamental principles, practices and roles in business, including the necessity of social responsibility and ethics within the business community.

Program Description:  Study in business leads to a wide range of opportunities in a variety of industries. Upon completion of the associate degree, the student will be prepared for various entry-level positions within organizations as well as promotion from technical and specialty job functions into management positions, and/or for transfer to a baccalaureate program. In addition, student will obtain the rudimentary information and knowledge required to start their own businesses.

INSITUTIONAL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  1. Communication- Written, Oral, and Visual: Students will write, speak, perform, or create original content that communicates effectively and is facilitated by active listening skills.

  2. Reasoning- Scientific and Quantitative: Students will locate, identify, collect, and organize data in order to analyze, interpret, or evaluate it using mathematical skills and/or the scientific method.

  3. Critical Thinking and Problem Solving: Students will recognize and identify the components of problems or issues, examine them from multiple perspectives and investigate the ways to resolve them using reasoned and supportable conclusions while differentiating between facts, influences, opinions, and assumptions.

  4.  Information Literacy: Students will formulate strategies to locate, evaluate, and apply information from a variety of sources in a verity of formats such as print and/ or electronic.

  5. Personal/Community Awareness and Academic/ Career Responsibilities: Students will examine the ethical responsibilities and the dynamic role of individuals and active citizens in society. Students will develop skills and employ strategies to self- manage their personal, academic, and career goals and to cooperate, collaborate, and interact successfully within groups and with a variety of cultures, peoples, and situations.

BUSINESS COURSE LEVEL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

PROGRAM LEVEL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  1. Identify the fundamental principles of business
  2. Examine various approaches to decision-making
  3. Create, analyze, and interpret written and verbal communication in business applications.

PROGRAM MAPPING:

I: This program-level student learning outcome is INTRODUCED is this course.
P: This program-level student learning outcome is PRACTICED in this course.
M: This program-level student learning outcome is MASTERED in this course.
Leave blank if program-level student learning outcome is not addressed.

Course PLSLO #1 PLSLO #2 PSLO#3
BUS V01A I/P/M I I
BUS V01B I/P/M I/P I
BUS V33 I/P I/P I
BUS V53  I/P I/P  I
Required Additional Courses (2) selected from the following:
BUS V17  I/P I I/P
BUS V30 I I I
BUS V45 I I I/P/M