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1. International Business
Prerequisite: None
This course provides the skills needed to prepare and deliver informative and persuasive speeches. Students will focus on adapting communication styles and content to diverse speakers and audiences. This course emphasizes how to compose meaningful and coherent messages; conduct research; and develop effective presentation skills. Students will be required to deliver several oral presentations in front of the class during the course of the semester.
Prerequisite: None
For many organizations, the first step toward multinational operations begins with importing and exporting goods. This course focuses on the strategies and processes of import/export management.
Prerequisite: None
This course examines how knowledge of individual and group behavior is applied in an organizational setting. Topics include motivation, leadership, group formation and behavior, dysfunctional behaviors, job/task behaviors, and job enrichment/enlargement. The course also examines the ways in which firms recruit, select, train, evaluate, and compensate employees. Current practices in industry are discussed as well as theories and labor law.
PrerequisiteExempt
This course focuses on the international environment and the ways in which businesses adapt to differences in culture, economic systems, and political systems.
Prerequisite: Exempt
This course focuses on the marketing of goods and services in international and global markets. It examines the ways in which firms globalize and localize their offerings to balance the demands of scale economies with consumer needs.
Prerequisite: Exempt This course focuses on the techniques and strategies of firms operating in the international environment. Topics covered include exchange rates, currency trading and risk, hedging techniques, international capital markets, and blocked fund alternatives
Prerequisite: None Microeconomics mainly studies the economic choices facing the individual entities, including consumers and business firms. This course covers the basic topics of economic tradeoffs, supply and demand model, concept of elasticity, consumer choice model, theories of cost and production, and the firm's behavior and performance under different market structures. The course also introduces the students to the problems of market failure and public choice, and the impacts of public policy on consumers and business firms. 
Prerequisite: None This course examines the role of marketing in society and the economy, the role of marketing in business operations, and the management of the firm's marketing effort.
2. Small Business Management
Prerequisite: Exempt
This course is an introduction to accounting concepts and procedures for an organization. The emphasis is upon the accounting cycle as well as the recording, summarizing, and interpretation of accounting information.
Prerequisite: None
This course introduces the challenges of entrepreneurship including the startup and operation of a small business. Topics include market research techniques, feasibility studies, site analysis, financing alternatives, and managerial decision making. The management application of the computer in a small business situation is highlighted. Upon completion, students should be able to develop a small business plan.
Prerequisite: None
This course examines the role of marketing in society and the economy, the role of marketing in business operations, and the management of the firm's marketing effort.
Prerequisite: Exempt
This course focuses on the methods of financial analysis and planning within the firm, including time value of money, cash flow analysis, capital budgeting, and valuation of debt and equity instruments.
Prerequisite: Exempt
This course examines operations relative to the legal and regulatory environment of business. Topics include torts, contracts, liability, sales, and forms of doing business.
Prerequisite: None
This course examines how knowledge of individual and group behavior is applied in an organizational setting. Topics include motivation, leadership, group formation and behavior, dysfunctional behaviors, job/task behaviors, and job enrichment/enlargement. The course also examines the ways in which firms recruit, select, train, evaluate, and compensate employees. Current practices in industry are discussed as well as theories and labor law.
Prerequisite: None

This course provides an overview of personal computers applications. Students study widely used applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, presentation, databases, and introductory elements of web development.

Prerequisite: None Microeconomics mainly studies the economic choices facing the individual entities, including consumers and business firms. This course covers the basic topics of economic tradeoffs, supply and demand model, concept of elasticity, consumer choice model, theories of cost and production, and the firm's behavior and performance under different market structures. The course also introduces the students to the problems of market failure and public choice, and the impacts of public policy on consumers and business firms.