BUS106 Business of the Capital Region (3-0-3)
This course provides students with an overview of business and
economic activity in the Capital Region of New York State. Topics
include an overview of the Capital Region's economic history,
geography, infrastructure, and recent business developments.
Sources of information and analytical tools are introduced in the
course for review of major business sectors in the Capital Region.
BUS113 Business Mathematics (3-0-3)
This course emphasizes the concepts of mathematics as
they apply to a wide-range of personal and commercial
business problems. The topics covered include how to
dissect and solve word problems; fractions, decimals;
banking; percents and their applications; trade and cash
discounts; payroll; simple interest; compound interest and
present value; installment buying; depreciation; and
inventory and overhead.
PR: CSS 120 or MAT 126
BUS115 Basic Keyboarding (1-0-1)
The student will learn to key the alphabetic keys using
the "touch method." The student will learn the reaches
to the numeric and symbol keys as well as basic
formatting, proofreading, and editing techniques. The
student will develop keyboarding speed and accuracy.
A minimum of 20 net wpm is required. This course is
offered in a time period shorter than a full semester.
Additional laboratory hours are required.
BUS118 Document Formatting (3-0-3)
This course uses the "touch method" in teaching the alphabetic and
numeric keys. Emphasis is on formatting, proofreading, and editing
techniques using Microsoft Word. Topics include letters,
memoranda, reports, and tables. Standard English composition skills
are covered in the production of documents.
BUS121 Business Law I (3-0-3)
This course continues the study of law begun in Business
Law I, and covers the subjects of personal and real
property, bailments, agency, employment, partnerships,
corporations, limited liability companies, estates and
PR: BUS 121
BUS135 Advanced Document Formatting (3-0-3)
This course provides advanced document formatting using the
functions of Microsoft Word. Word processing commands are
applied on a variety of documents such as letters with mail merge,
tables, and reports. The student will also be introduced to legal
forms, graphic enhancements and meeting management. Proofreading,
composition and other language arts skills are integrated and reinforced.
PR: BUS 118
BUS212 Business Communications (3-0-3)
This course provides students with principles of effective
communication in business, both written and oral.
It focuses attention on the communication process
including effective listening, writing and speaking.
Topics include analysis of business letters, reports, and
memos for organization of ideas, conciseness and clarity.
The course also requires writing business letters, memos
and messages for electronic media, writing business reports,
and an oral presentation. Writing resumes and applying and
interviewing for employment are also covered in this course.
PR/CR: ENG 123
BUS214 Disney Corp Bus Communic'ns (3-0-3)
The Disney Corporation Communication course describes
how American companies communicate with key audiences,
both internal and external to the corporation. Course
introduces students to the communication function and how
companies reach a variety of publics including customers,
investors, employees, media, government agencies, and
communities located in the proximity of the corporation.
PR/CR: ENG 123
BUS223 Business Statistics (3-0-3)
This course provides the student with the knowledge to
gather, process and present statistical data, construct
frequency charts, compute measures of central
tendency and standard and quartile deviations. This
latter knowledge is then applied to solving business
problems in sampling, hypothesis testing, regression
and correlation, and trend analysis.
PR: MAT 128
BUS250 Business Co-Op 1 (3-0-3)
Cooperative education is a learning experience which
integrates the student's academic field of study with work
experience in business and industry. Co-op students receive
college credit for structured, on-the-job learning
experiences related to their academic field and completion
of an orientation. Students work 240 hours at the workplace
during a 15 week period.
PR: 2.5 GPA and Permission by Division
BUS251 Business Co-Op 2 (3-0-3)
This course is a continuation of the cooperation
education experience. Cooperative education is a
learning experience which integrates the student's
academic field of study with work experience in
business and industry. Co-op students receive college
credit for structured, on-the-job learning experiences
related to their academic field and completion of an
orientation. Students work 240 hours at the workplace
during a 15 week period.
PR: 2.5 GPA and Permission of Division, BUS 250
BUS252 Business Plan Development (3-0-3)
This course provides aspiring entrepreneurs personalized guidance from successful business owners and advisors on the critical knowledge and skills necessary to start and grow a business. Topics include establishing a vision and mission statement, financing, legal issues, market research, diversity in the workplace, business etiquette, branding, human resources, payroll, social media, and customer service. A mandatory business plan will be developed and presented to a panel of judges.
PR: MGT 242