Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
BUS102Introduction to Business3An overview of the ever-changing world of business. Provides information in the areas of ownership, management, marketing, insurance, economic systems and finance, as well as the role of government.Loading...
BUS112Business Math3Mathematical computations are reviewed and strengthened with emphasis on facility and accuracy. Includes topics in the mathematics of buying and selling, banking, payroll, markups and markdowns, discounts, interest, consumer math and other related business applications. Prerequisite: Minimum ALEKS score of 14%.Loading...
BUS131Small Business Mgmt Strategies3Emphasizes human resource concepts and their applications to small business operations. Leadership development, management styles and decision- making strategies are stressed.Loading...
BUS138Small Business Marketing3Discussions and focus are on marketing applications. Workshops and strategies such as market research, product development, pricing, distribution, promotion, marketing campaigns and budgets.Loading...
BUS141Small Business Start-Up3This course includes information, examples, forms and activities needed for a business start-up and for development of a successful business operation. Topics include market research and assessment, naming your business, finding a location, determining asset needs and forecasting sales, identifying job tasks and determining human resource needs, and writing a business plan.Loading...
BUS148Small Business Management3Examines the introductory business applications and strategies needed to start and operate a small business. Topics include entrepreneurship preparation, idea feasibility, business plan content, introductory marketing, management and finance concepts for small business.Loading...
BUS150E-Commerce on the Web3This course will introduce the student to the basic elements of electronic commerce. It will focus on the business and technical issues faced by a company that enters the e-commerce marketplace. Topics include products, advertising, resource requirements, third party options, technical and operational issues. Students will not receive credit for both WDV 150 and BUS 150.Loading...
BUS185Business Law I3Provides introductory overview of the sources of law of the American legal system, the structure of the court systems, torts, contract law and sales law.Loading...
BUS186Business Law II3Provides for overview of negotiable instruments, debtor/creditor law (collecting judgments), secured transactions, agency relationships, and selecting the right business formation. Prerequisite: BUS 185Loading...
BUS220Intro International Business3The International Business course is designed to help students understand the dynamics of global trade. This course examines the cultural, economic, legal, political, social and technological environment of international business. The course also provides an overview of marketing, management, distribution and job opportunities available for business students.Loading...
BUS231Quantitative Methods/Bus Decns4An introduction to management research methods used in business. Topics include probability, break-even analysis, inventory control, statistics and transportation models. Prerequisite: MAT 073 or intermediate Algebra or 2 years of high school Algebra or department permissionLoading...
BUS250Principles of Real Estate3Fundamental principles, economics, law, working concepts and terminology. Focuses on real estate law and assists those preparing for the apprentice salesperson examination.Loading...
BUS260Introduction to Insurance3An introduction to managing risks and making the best use of insurance. Various forms of personal and property insurance coverages are introduced. Insurance coverages as they relate to both business operations and personal situations are discussed.Loading...
BUS278Employment Law3Emphasis is on the principles of business law as it pertains to the human resource function. The course covers laws applicable to selection, testing, hiring, discipline, personnel policies and procedures. The course also covers Equal Employment laws and related discrimination issues. The Occupational Safety and Health Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, and workers compensation topics are discussed as they relate to the business environment. Prerequisite: BUS 185Loading...
BUS902Career Seminar1Weekly examination of topics relevant to the business internship experience, sharing workplace problems encountered and the solutions to address those problems. This course also covers aspects of the job search process and preparing for the employment interview. (P/F) Prerequisite: ADM221 and Instructor or Advisor Permission; Corequisite: BUS 932Loading...
BUS904Legal Study Tour1The student will participate in a supervised study tour in which time will be spent touring a government center to view how the government runs, including the history of this country and current legal policies and procedures. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BUS 185 or POL 111 or CRJ 132 or instructor permissionLoading...
BUS928Independent Study1 Loading...
BUS932Internship2Practical experience through on-the-job training in a business setting approved by the DMACC Business Department. Tasks will be consistent with student's career objectives, skills and knowledge. (This course is Pass/Fail.) Prerequisite: ADM 211 and Instructor or Advisor Permission. Corequisite: BUS 902Loading...