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Business Administration (BUS)

BUS 1113 - Introduction To Business

Surveys business activities of individual, national, and international scope. A comparison of economic systems with emphasis on the free-enterprise system including forms of ownership, organization, management, ethics, labor relations, production, marketing, finance, and legal and regulatory influences. Fall, Spring. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = BUS 1013
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Business Administration

BUS 1133 - Introduction To Income Taxes

Introduction to federal income taxation with special emphasis on tax rules and conventions, preparing tax forms for individuals, and tax planning. An introduction to corporate taxation concepts will also be discussed. This course is designed for individuals from all disciplines regardless of major. No business or accounting experience is required. Fall.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall Semesters
Area: Business Administration

BUS 1143 - Introduction To Marketing

Overviews marketing and its role both within the firm and society. Explores concepts, functions, and institutions involved in the creation, distribution, and sale of products and services, along with the tasks and decisions facing the marketing manager. Fall. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = MKTG 2003
Units: 3
Offered: Fall Semesters
Area: Business Administration

BUS 1183 - Small Business Management

Focus is on the application and interpretation of management concepts and techniques to the small business firm and the problems faced in the formation and early growth periods. Permission of the instructor. Available upon sufficient student demand.
Units: 3
Offered:
Area: Business Administration

BUS 1191 - Special Problems In Real Estate

Companion course to BUS 2223, Basic Principles of Real Estate. This course is designed for the student who wishes to meet the Arkansas Real Estate Commission's requirement of four college credit hours in order to take the State license examination. The course will involve directed studies and research tailored to the educational need of each student and should be taken concurrently with BUS 2223, Basic Principles of Real Estate. Fall, Spring
Units: 1
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Business Administration

BUS 1193 - Consumer Economics

Designed as a practical personal finance course to acquaint students with consumer behavior principles, personal financial statements, budgeting, types of insurance, taxes, credit, housing, and investments. Upon Sufficient Student Demand.
Units: 3
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Business Administration

BUS 1223 - Human Resource Management

This course focuses on the planning, directing, and controlling of the personnel function. The emphasis is on the recruitment, selection, development, and evaluation of employees.
Units: 3
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Business Administration

BUS 1303 - Career Development

Designed as a practical course to assist the student in the decision making process of choosing a career. Emphasis is given to individual appraisal and assessment. Each student will have the opportunity to investigate specific jobs, compile a biography of skills, interest and work, and practice the mechanics of seeking employment. Integrating career decisions into life-style choices is stressed. Summer, Fall, Spring.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Business Administration

BUS 2033 - Business Communications

Focus is on the principles of effective business letter writing and the solutions of business communications problems in the modern business world. Special emphasis on letters of application, sales and credit letters, related business forms, business reports, and the development of effective expression. Prerequisite: OFAD 1133-Business English with a grade of "C" or better; CIS 1013-Information Systems I or OFAD 1063 Word Processing I. Spring. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = BUS 2013
Units: 3
Offered: Spring Semesters
Area: Business Administration

BUS 2123 - Business Statistics

An introduction to statistics used in business decisions and applications. Course content includes data analysis, probablity, discrete and continuous distributions, estimation, averages, sampling, and hypothesis testing. Prerequisites: MATH-1123 College Algebra; Computer Literacy. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = BUS 2103
Units: 3
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Business Administration

BUS 2203 - Business Law I

Focus is on the basic principles of contracts, negotiable instruments, real and personal property sales, secured property, insurance, bankruptcy, wills, trusts, and probate estates. Fall, Spring. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = BLAW 2003
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Business Administration

BUS 2213 - Business Law II

Covers domestic relations, wills, probate, estates, guardianship, adoptions, and criminal law from a probation standpoint. Prerequisite: BUS 2203-Business Law I with a grade of "C" or better. Available upon sufficient student demand
Units: 3
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Business Administration

BUS 2223 - Basic Principles Of Real Estate

Introduces the student to real estate terms, land description, appraisals, financing, deeds, mortgages, leases, wills, basic real estate math, regulations concerning taxes, truth and lending, and federal housing. Also, some discussion and/or reading will be included involving the legal aspects concerning Arkansas real estate laws and contracts, i.e. listing agreements, offer and acceptances, and land contracts. Fall, Spring.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Business Administration