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Introduction to Business

Course Description

In this survey course, the student will receive an overview of functional areas of business and learn the basic concepts of the business world. Some topics covered include management, managing human resources, labor relations, ethics and social responsibility, accounting, money and banking, securities and investments, marketing, and globalization. Upon completion of this course, students will understand the various forms of business ownership and the free enterprise system and how it contrasts with other systems. This course will assist the student in making career choices and will serve as an entry level foundation course. (Prerequisite: READ-092, READ-095 or satisfactory completion of the College's foundational studies requirement in reading)