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BUS 120 - Business Law (3 credits)

This course will focus on the aspects of law which affect businesses. It covers fundamental elements of the legal system, and uses professional negligence as the vehicle for demonstrating the system of judicial precedent. Other topics include the essentials of establishing and performing simple contracts and the remedies available in the event of a breach, the essential characteristics of the various forms of business relationships, and the nature of property, instruments and devices.

BUS 201 - Business Statistics (3 credits)

This course will focus on introducing students to the concepts, methods, and statistical tools used in making business decisions. The goal of this course is to present opportunities for students to learn how to perform various business analyses for interpreting data and providing writing results to support business planning and decision making. Recommended Prerequisite(s): MAT 100 (may be taken concurrently)

BUS 250 - International Business (3 credits)

This course will focus on providing an overview of globalization and examining the utility and adaptability of core business functions within a global context. Other topics include the fundamentals of international trade, foreign direct investment, international finance, international human resource management, international operations management, outsourcing, decision making in the multinational enterprise, international management, and corporate strategies.

BUS 341 - Risk Management & Insurance (3 credits)

This course will focus on the basic concepts in risk management and insurance, legal principles in risk and insurance, personal property and liability risks, commercial property and liability risks, and life and health risks. Prerequisite(s): ENG 101, ENG 102, & FIN 210 or HCA 211.

BUS 499 - Business Administration Capstone (3 credits)

This is the capstone course for the Business Administration Major and should be taken in the student's last semester. The goal of the course is to apply and synthesize all previous course learning to manage organizations strategically. This capstone course will address the causes of an organization's success or failure. The course will require students to examine all business functions of an organization and harmonize prior learning from other program courses. Students will apply this learning to real-world cases and create a mock organization. Students in this course apply core concepts of business techniques to address key challenges facing businesses and to propose plausible solutions involving multiple business functional areas. The student can have no more than 6 credits remaining in their major to complete in their degree program prior to enrolling in this course. The course must be taken at Charter Oak State College. Prerequisite(s): ENG 101, ENG 102, ACC 101, ACC 102, BUS 120, FIN 210, ITE 101, MGT101, MKT 220, & MGT 315.

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