GCC 2018-19 Catalog - Page 100



customer support would entail with strong
examples, case studies, and exercises.
real-world
computer
support
The primary content of this course is directly related to a Business Related
occupational program.
Prerequisite:
None
BUS 136 BUSINESS ETHICS
3 (3-0)
This course is designed to help business students improve their ability to make
ethical decisions in business by providing them with a framework that they can
use to identify, analyze, and resolve ethical issues in business decision making.
An emphasis is placed on the importance of understanding that individual values
and ethics are important in this process. By studying business ethics, students
begin to understand how to cope with conflicts between their personal values and
those of the organization.
The primary content of this course is directly related to a Business Related
occupational program.
Prerequisite:
None
BUS 165 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
3 (3-0)
This course addresses operations planning, scheduling, inventory and other
resource management. Sections on time management and total quality
management are included.
The primary content of this course is directly related to a Business Related
occupational program.
Prerequisite:
None
BUS 203 BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS
3 (3-0)
A study of effective business communications with an emphasis on the planning
and writing of business letters and reports. The course includes a review of
English fundamentals.
The primary content of this course is directly related to a Business Related
occupational program.
Prerequisite:
ENG 101 or ENG 105
BUS 204 BUSINESS LAW
3 (3-0)
What constitutes a valid and hence enforceable contract? Topics covered are:
capacity, accent, consideration, statute of frauds, along with principal and agent
relationships.
The primary content of this course is directly related to a Business Related
occupational program.
Prerequisite:
None
BUS 230 PRINCIPLES OF SUPERVISION
3 (3-0)
A practical management course for technical career students which reviews all
the major management functions, emphasizing those functions directly related
to supervision. Major topic areas include: decision making; effective
communications; delegation of authority; staffing; leadership styles; motivational
techniques; employee and work evaluation; disciplinary procedures; work,
equipment, and supply organization; and labor union relationships.
The primary content of this course is directly related to a Business Related occupational
program.
Prerequisite:
None
BUS 240 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
3 (3-0)
Designed to increase students' awareness of global markets. An overview of
economic, social, cultural, and other variables affecting the international market
place. Includes exchange rates, allocation of resources, import and export
controls, and balance of payments.
The primary content of this course is directly related to a Business Related occupational
program.
Prerequisite:
BUS 101 or ECO 201
BUS 245 INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT
3 (3-0)
This course is an introduction to the practical concepts used for organizational
management. The course will cover the basic managerial process of
making things happen; meeting the competition; organizing people,
projects, and processes; and leading. Additional selected topics of interest to
managers will also be examined.
The primary content of this course is directly related to a Business Related occupational
program.
Prerequisite:
None
BUS 296-299 WORKSHOP IN BUSINESS
(variable) (.25-1)
From time to time, GCC offers workshops, seminars, and short courses of
varying lengths and on a variety of business topics. Topics might include
special interest training and updating for businesses, teleconference
opportunities, and trend information for businesses. With the approval their
advisor and of the Dean of Students, students can apply credits from these
workshops to certificate and degree requirements.
The primary content of this course is directly related to a Business Related occupational
program.
Prerequisite:
CAREER
Permission of advisor and instructor
(CAR)
BUS 205 - BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS II
3 (3-0)
A course designed to provide more detailed training in those business
communication areas specifically designed to assist students in making a
more seamless school-to-work transition. Specifically, students will learn to more
effectively read, write, speak, listen, think critically, solve problems, and express
themselves in the workplace.
CAR 096 PERSONAL FINANCE AND MONEY MANAGEMENT
3 (3-0)
Students will learn the basics of budgeting and buying, the intricacies of home
ownership, income tax and investments, and the wise use of insurance, wills
and trusts.
Prerequisite:
None
The primary content of this course is directly related to a Business Related
occupational program.
CAR 099 GENERAL EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT
5 (5-0)
A preparation or review for those wishing to take the General Education
Development test to earn their high school diploma. A course for adults who have
not completed high school. Topics covered and reviewed are English, social
studies, general mathematics, interpretation of literary materials and natural
sciences. (Must be 19 years of age to take the GED exam.)
Prerequisite:
None
Prerequisite:
BUS 203
BUS 210 MARKETING
3 (3-0)
Social foundations, managerial marketing, economic conditions, planning,
demand forecasting, market segmentation, determinants of consumer behavior,
product concept of strategy, pricing strategy, and channel policy.
The primary content of this course is directly related to a Business Related
occupational program.
Prerequisite:
None
BUS 215 INTRODUCTION TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP
3 (3-0)
This course is a contemporary approach to entrepreneurship and small business
management. Students follow the process of starting and managing a small
business. Coverage includes foundations of entrepreneurship, building the
business plan, putting the plan to work, and the ethical, legal, and regulatory
environment.
The primary content of this course is directly related to a Business Related occupational
program.
Prerequisite:
None
BUS 224 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
3 (3-0)
This course is a study of individual behavior and group dynamics in organizational
settings. In addition to addressing traditional topics like motivation, leadership,
teamwork, and communication, an emphasis is placed on more contemporary
issues such as ethical considerations, especially with regard to an international
business environment; organizational citizenship behaviors, managing
employee behavior in virtual organizations and teams, and the new psychological
contract between employees and organizations.
The primary content of this course is directly related to a Business Related occupational
program.
Prerequisite:
None
CAR 100 CAREER SELF AWARENESS AND DEVELOPMENT
1 (1-0)
The course is designed to assist individuals in assessing strengths,
weaknesses, helps, and hurdles in preparation for a career. The course will also
enhance persons in exploration of potential careers and planning for one's
selected career. This course could benefit a person attempting
to select a career or a person wanting to affirm a career choice.
Prerequisite:
None
CAR 101 ADVENTURES IN ATTITUDES
2 (2-0)
A workshop in personal development utilizing a small group discussion approach
to dealing with such areas as developing and maintaining a positive attitude,
becoming a more effective listener, building self- confidence, gaining
leadership skills, how to use time effectively and setting your goals. Participants
will be able to put the information to immediate use both in their personal or
professional lives.
Prerequisite:
None
CAR 102 CAREER PLANNING & EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS
1 (1-0)
This course is designed to enhance one's career planning by confirmation of a
career based on exploration and comparison to other careers. This course shall
also explore: Decision-making skills; assertiveness, resume' writing; interviewing
techniques; and development of a comprehensive career plan.
Prerequisite:
None
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