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Business Management Curriculum


Catalog Number Course Title Credits
Fall Semester    
10-102-130 Principles of Management 3
(OR) 10-102-140 Fundamentals of Tribal Management (3)
10-102-106 Business Orientation 1
10-103-115 MS Word, Beginning 1
10-103-126 MS Excel, Beginning 1
10-103-169 MS Publisher, Beginning 1
10-102-152 Business Marketing 3
(OR) 10-104-111 Marketing Principles 3
10-801-196 Oral/Interpersonal Communication 3
(OR) 20-801-201 Fundamentals of Speech (3)
10-804-123 Math with Business Applications 3
(OR) 20-804-220 Intermediate Algebra (3)
  Total 16
Spring Semester
10-101-140 Survey of Accounting 3
10-102-120 Business Law 3
(OR)10-102-144 The Law and Public Policy (3)
10-102-115 Human Resource Management 3
10-103-127 MS Excel, Intermediate 1
10-801-195 Written Communications 3
(OR)20-801-219 English Composition 1 3
10-809-195 Economics 3
(OR)20-809-287 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
  Total 16
Fall Semester
10-102-107 Managing for Quality 3
(OR) 10-102-105 Public Administration (3)
10-102-110 Business Statistics 3
10-102-160 Supervisory Management 3
(OR)10-102-142 Tribal Supervisory Management (3)
10-801-197 Technical Reporting 3
(OR)20-801-223 English Composition 2 (3)
10-809-172 Introduction to Diversity Studies 3
20-809-271 Introductory Sociology 3
  Total 15
Spring Semester
10-102-145 Business Finance and Budgeting 3
10-102-163 Small Business Management 3
(OR)10-102-141 Advanced Tribal Management (3)
10-102-190-01 Business Management Internship 2
(OR)10-102-143 Managing Non-Profit Organizations (3)
10-102-191 Service Learning for Management and Marketing 1
10-809-199 Psychology of Human Relations 3
(OR) 20-809-251 Introduction to Psychology (3)
  Total 15


Business Management Courses

 10-101-140-00 Survey of Accounting
Students learn to apply debit/credit theory in preparing basic journal entries. Includes financial statement ratios, bank reconciliations, payroll, and various month-end procedures. Advanced topics such as report design, audit functions, and analysis are also covered. Both manual and computerized applications are emphasized. Lecture/Lab. 3 credits.

10-102-106-00 Business Orientation
Introduces students to the topics of business and allows them to experience the expectations and rigor of the program. Students also participate in self-assessments to provide feedback and self-awareness of the relationship between interest and aptitude for the program. Lecture. 1 credit.

10-102-107-00 Managing for Quality
Student applies the skills and tools necessary to implement and maintain a continuous improvement environment. Each student will demonstrate the application of a personal philosophy of quality, identify stakeholder relationships, identify ways to meet/exceed customer expectations, apply a systems-focused approach, use quality models and tools, manage a quality improvement project, and measure effectiveness of continuous improvement activities. Lecture. 3 credits.

10-102-110-00 Business Statistics
Applies statistical methods to address management-related questions and make evidence- based decisions. Students use descriptive and inferential statistics, and perform statistical analyses with nominal, ordinal and interval level data. Analyses include measures of central tendency and dispersion, probability, analysis of variance, and contingency tables. Prerequisite: 10-804-123 or instructor consent. Lecture. 3 credits.

10-102-115-00 Human Resource Management
Examines overall functions of human resource management. Teaches specific skills in forecasting, recruitment, selection, appraisal, job design, compensation and benefits management, training, labor relations, employee rights, and Equal Employment Opportunity laws. Lecture. 3 credits.

10-102-120-00 Business Law
Examines the law and the ways it can impact business operations, including the framework of the court system, contracts, torts, criminal law, business ethics, forms of business organizations, real and personal property. Lecture. 3 credits.

10-102-130-00 Principles of Management
Examines the overall functions of management and organizational structure and dynamics. This class will provide lessons in specific skills in cross-cultural competence, planning, quality initiatives, project management, human resource management, leadership, teamwork, and decision making. Lecture. 3 credits.

10-102-145-00 Business Finance and Budgeting
Introductory course in business finance with emphasis on improving business financial performance. Learners will apply the skills necessary to achieve an understanding of the fiscal/monetary aspects of business. Special attention is given to ratio and financial statement analysis, cash budgeting, working capital management, capital budgeting, and the risk-return relationship in business. Prerequisite: 10-101-140 or 10-101-151 and 10-101-152. Lecture. 3 credits.

10-102-152-00 Business Marketing
Designed to provide an overview of business marketing as an activity and process for creating, capturing, communicating, delivering, and exchanging offerings that have value for customers and stakeholders. This is developed through an understanding product, pricing, promotion, and distribution. Lecture. 3 credits.

10-102-160-00 Supervisory Management
Teaches theories and skills for first-line supervisors. Develops skills in conflict management, coaching, managing work groups, safety, and grievances. Helps students transition from line worker to supervisor, manage time, identify management styles, and develop self-awareness. Lecture. 3 credits.

10-102-163-00 Small Business Management
Students apply the key elements of successful entrepreneurship to business scenarios, exercises, case studies, self-assessment, and other assignments to reinforce and apply the knowledge and skills required to plan a new business. The major assignments are focused on creating a start-up business plan. Prerequisites: 10-102-130 or 10-102-140, 10-102-120 or 10-102-115, 10-102-152, and 10-102-145, or consent of instructor. Lecture. 3 credits.

10-102-190-01 Business Management Internship Capstone
Applies previously learned skills in a real-work setting. Serves as a culminating course for the Business Management program. Occupational. 2 credits.

10-102-191-00 Service Learning for Business
A credit-bearing, education experience in which students plan and participate in an organized service activity that meets identified community needs and then reflect on the service activity in such a way as to gain a broader appreciation of the discipline and an enhanced sense of civic responsibility. Prerequisite: 10-102-190, 10-104-175, or instructor consent. Lecture. 1 credit.

10-103-115-00 MS Word Beginning
Provides practice in using basic word processing functions and features of MS Word. Lecture/Lab. 1 credit.

10-103-126-00 MS Excel Beginning
Develops skills in using basic spreadsheet functions of MS Excel for business users. Lecture/Lab. 1 credit.

10-103-127-00 MS Excel Intermediate
Develops skills in using additional spreadsheet features including multiple worksheets, 3-D references, macro basics, charts, and databases. Prerequisite: 10-103-126. Lecture/Lab. 1 credit.

10-103-169-00 MS Publisher Beginning
Enables students to design and produce professional-quality MS Publisher documents that combine text, graphics, and illustrations suitable for print and digital media publication. Students learn basic MS Publisher functions, design principles, and applicable copyright law. Lecture/Lab. 1 credit.

10-801-195-00 Written Communication
Develops writing skills which include prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing. A variety of writing assignments is designed to help the learner analyze audience and purpose, research and organize ideas, and format and design documents based on subject matter and content. Also develops critical reading and thinking skills through the analysis of a variety of written documents. Lecture. 3 credits.

10-801-196-00 Oral Interpersonal Communication
Focuses upon developing speaking, verbal and nonverbal communications, and listening skills through individual presentations, groups activities, and other projects. Lecture. 3 credits.

10-801-197-00 Technical Reporting
Teaches preparation and presentation of written, oral, and multi-media technical reports. Prerequisites: 10-801-195 or 20-801-219. Lecture. 3 credits.

10-804-123-00 Math W Business Apps
Covers real numbers, basic operations, linear equations, proportions with one variable, percent, simple interest, compound interest, annuity, applying math concepts to the purchasing/buying/selling processes, and basic statistics with business and consumer applications. Lecture. 3 credits.

10-809-172-00 Introduction to Diversity Studies
Introduces learners to the study of diversity from a local to a global environment using a holistic, interdisciplinary approach. Encourages self-exploration and prepares the learner to work in a diverse environment. In addition to an analysis of majority/minority relations in a multicultural context, the primary topics of race, ethnicity, age, gender, class, sexual orientation, disability, and religion are explored. Lecture. 3 credits.

10-809-195-00 Economics
Introduces economic tools for use in business and personal life. Covers markets, economic growth, employment, productivity, computers, and the internet, international trade, the role of government, and business cycles. Lecture. 3 credits.

10-809-199-00 Psychology of Human Relations
Focuses on improving personal and job-related relationships through understanding and applying sound psychological principles. Topics include self-concept, motivation, emotions, stress management, conflict resolution, and human relation processes. Lecture. 3 credits.