Business Courses and Degrees
Study drawing, sculpture, art history, design, and more.
BUS-010: Global Business (3.0 Units) (Min Credits: 3.0)
This course provides a comprehensive overview of global business including international management, finance, law, global strategy and marketing.
BUS-011: International Business Law (3.0 Units) (Min Credits: 3.0)
Total Lecture: 54 hours Acceptable for credit: California State University This course introduces the legal environment of international business, explains the basic principles of international business law and challenges students to consider legal implications of any international business strategy or transaction. Pass/No Pass Option.
BUS-012: International Financial Management (3.0 Units) (Min Credits: 3.0)
Total Lecture: 54 hours Acceptable for credit: California State University This course will focus on the fundamental principles of corporate finance in today's global business environment. It introduces international finance with a focus on the important role of modern multinational corporations in global commerce. This class provides a wide range of managerial topics and emphasizes the most recent changes in the international environment. Pass/No Pass Option.
BUS-021: Introduction to Business Computing (3.0 Units) (Min Credits: 3.0)
This course provides an overview of computer information systems and their use in business and society.
BUS-021L: Introduction to Business Computing Laboratory (1.0 Unit) (Min Credits: 1.0)
This course provides hands-on training in business applications.
BUS-022: Principles of E-Business (3.0 Units) (Min Credits: 3.0)
This course introduces students to the basics of electronic business and commerce. Eligibility for ENGL 001A and READ 054 Advisory BUS 051
BUS-023: Social Media Marketing (3.0 Units) (Min Credits: 3.0)
This course provides an overview of social media marketing tools. Students complete hand-on activities using and relating to social media marketing. Eligibility for ENGL 001A and READ 054 Advisory BUS 056A
BUS-028A: Business Law I (3.0 Units) (Min Credits: 3.0)
This course provides an introduction to the laws in the United States with an emphasis on matters relating to the conduct of business and commerce.
BUS-037: Fundamentals of Project Management (3.0 Units) (Min Credits: 3.0)
This course focuses on the fundamentals of project management.
BUS-040: Professional Selling (3.0 Units) (Min Credits: 3.0)
This course is a study of sales principles and strategies. Topics include advanced sales techniques, high impact questioning methodologies, closing techniques and managing objections, account and territory planning and management, resource planning and management. The course explores in detail the "selling cycle". Students taking this course explore how to succeed in sales.
BUS-051: Introduction to American Business (3.0 Units) (Min Credits: 3.0)
In this survey course, students are introduced to career opportunities available in business. This is a required first course for all business majors, and should be taken within their first year as a business major.
BUS-052: Fundamentals of Financial Investing (3.0 Units) (Min Credits: 3.0)
This course provides students with the fundamentals to make sound financial investment decisions. Study involves learning about the investment environment and the risks and returns associated with different types of financial investments.
BUS-056A: Marketing Principles (3.0 Units) (Min Credits: 3.0)
This course gives students an overall understanding of marketing functions and their society. The course covers the fundamentals of marketing, including: product planning and development; buyer behavior; pricing strategies; marketing channels; and methods of marketing research.
BUS-061: Business and Society (3.0 Units) (Min Credits: 3.0)
This course is a study of business and its impact on society and society’s influence on business. Ethics, business and government in a global society, managing environmental issues and societal challenges, and the benefits of business activity are covered.
AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci
BUS-064A: Basic Business Arithmetic (Min Credits: 3.0)
Advisory: MATH 903, Eligibility for ENGL 108A and READ 053. This course focuses on the application of arithmetic skills to business problems and the principles of problem solving. Pass/No Pass Option.
BUS-064B: Business Math (4.0 Units) (Min Credits: 4.0)
This course is designed for all business majors to review the fundamental math principles. It emphasizes methods of problem interpretation and the solving of common business calculation problems.
BUS-074: Purchasing & Supply Chain Management (3.0 Units) (Min Credits: 3.0)
This course is an introduction to the basic principles of supply chain management.
BUS-078B: Business Communications (3.0 Units) (Min Credits: 3.0)
Prerequisite ENG 001A This course develops writing skills to improve communication ability in the business environment.
BUS-084: Internet Marketing (3.0 Units) (Min Credits: 3.0)
This course introduces students to Internet marketing.
BUS-102: Leadership (3.0 Units) (Min Credits: 3.0)
This course guides students in developing life-long learning skills for leadership that apply to any organizational level in a wide variety of business environments. Both historical and cutting-edge leadership theory and practice are explored. Topics discussed include visioning, inspiring, motivating as well as the effective use of power. By taking an active leadership role in this course, students examine the issues,challenges, and practical skills of leadership in today’s workplace. Presentations, team activities, reflection, interviewing, and feedback are core developmental components of this course.
BUS-104: Project Risk Management (3.0 Units) (Min Credits: 3.0)
Advisory MAT 903 This course focuses on the fundamentals of project risk management. This course will be of particular value to program managers, project managers, project engineers, software systems engineers, and those responsible for the development of policies and processes.
BUS-105: Agile Project Management (2.0 Units) (Min Credits: 2.0)
Total Lecture: 36 hours Corequisite: BUS 03. Acceptable for credit: California State University. The Agile Project Management course is designed for business students, project team members, product owners and project leaders looking to understand and apply the Agile approach and practices to new product development, software development and knowledge work projects. This course teaches management of projects using agile methods with a detailed focus on SCRUM and Kanban. Students will explore SCRUM roles, artifacts, events, and processes thereby learning how products can be delivered economically and how customers are brought in the loop of product development. Students will learn Kanban and how this flowed-based method is used to achieve efficient and smooth work management improving time-to-market. Even if you are currently using other project management methodologies, you will discover how Agile methods can make your projects more successful. Pass/No Pass Option.
BUS-107: Soft Skills for Project Managers (2.0 Units) (Min Credits: 2.0)
Total Lecture: 36 hours. This course is designed for students who want to build their soft skills. Soft skills, sometimes known as “people skills,” can provide an edge to project managers who have learned to use them well. This course will concentrate on the three pillars of Soft skills, Leadership, Communication and Collaboration. In this course we take a deep dive into these critical skills. Topic include, leading teams, coaching, mentoring, negotiating skills, motivating people, decision making and influencing, reading body language, team dynamics, conflict, power, and organizational behavior. Since, project managers typically spend over 80% of their time interfacing with people – these skills are critical to successful project managers. This course is part of the new certificate for Project Management. Pass/No Pass Option.
BUS-108: PMP and CAPM Exam Prep (2.0 Units) (Min Credits: 2.0)
Total Lecture: 36 hours. This course will prepare students for the for CAPM® (Certificate Associate in Project Management) or PMP® (Project Management Professional) exams. Also, students will receive substantial Project Management Education (PDUs) hours. This course emphasizes PMBOK Guide® (Project Management Body of Knowledge) and is structured around the ten knowledge areas, and it is focused on exactly what is necessary to pass the exam. The Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification is the profession’s most globally recognized and respected certification credential based on the Project Management Institute (PMI®) well-known Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®). Pass/No Pass Option.
BUS-109: Business Law For Entrepreneurs (2.0 Units) (Min Credits: 2.0)
Total Lecture: 36 hours. Acceptable for credit: California State University. This course provides students a foundation to understand legal attributes of an entrepreneurship enterprise. The course materials are a diverse mixture of different topical areas in law. These areas include commercial law, tort law, business structure, employment and contract law, the legal framework of finance, intellectual property and laws governing the sale of a business. The students will be able to identify the specific legal issues that an entrepreneur face during the various stages of the organization. Pass/No Pass Option.
BUS-111: The Entrepreneurial Mindset (3.0 Units) (Min Credits: 3.0)
Total Lecture: 54 hours. Acceptable for credit: California State University. This course is designed for students to learn about the principles contained in the entrepreneurial mindset and the unlimited opportunities it can provide. So, what is an entrepreneurial mindset? An entrepreneurial mindset is a specific set of beliefs, knowledge, and thought processes that drives entrepreneurial behavior (The Learning Initiative 2018). This course also takes the approach that anyone (not just those who want to start businesses) can benefit from understanding and applying an entrepreneurial mindset to any situation. Pass/No Pass Option.
BUS-112: Business Modeling (3.0 Units) (Min Credits: 3.0)
Total Lecture: 54 hours. Acceptable for credit: California State University. This course covers practical business model techniques used by leading companies in different industries. The business model describes how companies create, deliver and capture value. The students will learn about the nine building blocks in creating and implementing a business model. These blocks include Customer Segments, Value Propositions, Channels, Customer Relationship, Revenue Streams, Key Resources, Key Activities, Key Partnerships and Cost Structure. Furthermore, the student shall understand disruptive innovation as a sensation and strategy in today’s business environment. Lastly, students will develop their own business model and understand the importance of sustainable. Pass/No Pass Option.
BUS-114: Entrepreneurship Finance (2.0 Units) (Min Credits: 2.0)
Total Lecture: 54 hours. Total Lecture: 36 hours. Acceptable for credit: California State University. This course introduces financial thinking, tools, and techniques adapted to the area of entrepreneurship. Students will be introduced to the theories, knowledge, and financial tools an entrepreneur needs to start, build, and harvest a profitable venture. Students will learn how and where to obtain the financing necessary to launch and develop the venture. Also, we will highlight the discipline financial management practices that are vital to a venture’s operation. Pass/No Pass Option.
BUS-115: Operations Management (3.0 Units) (Min Credits: 3.0)
This course is an introduction to the field of operations management and addresses the design and management of the activities and resources that a firm uses to produce and deliver its products or services. Topics covered include applied forecasting and aggregate operation planning. Concepts are illustrated by using real world case studies.
BUS-118: Human Resources Management (3.0 Units) (Min Credits: 3.0)
This course is designed as an overview of the Human Resource functions and the employment of human resources to achieve organizational strategic goals by working with and through people. Topics include HR legal environment, recruitment and selection, training and development, compensation and benefits, performance appraisals, workforce diversity, downsizing, outsourcing, and contracting.
BUS-160: International Marketing (3.0 Units) (Min Credits: 3.0)
Total Lecture: 54 hours. Acceptable for credit: California State University. This course focuses on marketing management techniques, and strategies necessary to incorporate the marketing concept when doing business in international markets. The challenges of competing in markets of different cultures and different legal and political environments are also explored. Pass/No Pass Option.