Business

Program Purpose: Business degrees provide the student with an educational foundation in the areas of leadership, ethics, communication, project management, decision-making, and management.  Because of the broad scope of subject matter, business is an excellent preparation for a wide range of career paths, including accounting, business management, non-profit management, finance, teaching, and entrepreneurship.

Program Description:  This comprehensive curriculum covers the fundamental principles of business, accounting, economics, statistical analysis, business law and communication within organizations.   Critical thinking and social responsibility in a dynamic global economy are emphasized.

INSTITUTIONAL 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.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION FOR TRANSFER DEGREE MAPPING

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

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT DEGREE MAPPING

Course PLSLO #1 PLSLO #2 PSLO#3
BUS V03 I/P I I
BUS V30 I I I
BUS V17 I/P I I/P
BUS V31/SUP V94 I/P/M I/P I/P
BUS V45 I I I/P/M
Required Additional Courses (1) selected from the following:
BUS V32/SUP V93 I/P I/P I/P
BUS V33 I/P I/P I
BUS V53 I/P I/P I
Required Additional Courses (1) selected from the following:
BUS V34 I I/P/M I/P
BUS V38/CD V38 I/P I I
BUS V40/SUP V92 I/P I/P I/P
BUS V43 I/P I/P I/P
BUS V44/SUP V81 I I I/P/M