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BAF-201 Principles of Finance

Credits: 3
This is an introductory course to the field of finance. The monetary and credit system are examined along with how the demand for funds is met in both the public and private sector. Quantitative features include financial rations, the time value of money, capital budgeting and working capital budgeting. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... ACC-101 and MAT-160


BAF-230 Computers in Finance

Credits: 3
This course is a study of the operations of computers and available software. Spreadsheet software for financial applications, including amortization schedules, capital budgeting and times value problems is utilized. Quickbooks software application for the small business entrepreneur is utilized. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... ACC-101 and CPT-101


BIO-101 Biological Science I

Credits: 4
This course is a study of the scientific method, basic biochemistry, cell structure and function, cell physiology, cell reproduction and development, Mendelian genetics, population genetics, natural selection, evolution, and ecology. Laboratory exercises supplement lectures. 3.0-3.0-4.0

Prerequisite(s)........... RWR-032 or acceptable placement scores. High school biology is recommended.


BIO-102 Biological Science II

Credits: 4
This course is a study of the classification of organisms and structural and functional considerations of all kingdoms (particularly major phyla as well as viruses). Vertebrate animals and vascular plants are emphasized. Laboratory exercises supplement lectures. 3.0-3.0-4.0

Prerequisite(s)........... BIO-101 or permission of the Department Chair


BIO-105 Principles of Biology

Credits: 4
This is an introductory biology course, unifying biology concepts and principles at all levels. Emphasis is on current topics in biology. 3.0-3.0-4.0

Prerequisite(s)........... RWR-032 or acceptable placement scores. High school biology is recommended.


BIO-112 Basic Anatomy and Physiology

Credits: 4
This course is a basic integrated study of the structure and function of the human body. Laboratory sessions relate closely to lecture material. 3.0-3.0-4.0

Prerequisite(s)........... RWR-032 or acceptable placement scores. High school biology is recommended.


BIO-115 Basic Microbiology

Credits: 3
This is a general course in microbiology, including epidemiology, presence, control, and identification of microorganisms. The student performs routine microbiologic laboratory procedures with emphasis on practical application of classroom studies. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... RWR-032 or acceptable placement scores and successful completion of any college science course with laboratory or consent of the Department Chair.


BIO-150 Anatomy Review for Kinesiology

Credits: 1
This course is a study of the fundamentals of human movement to include detailed musculoskeletal and neuromuscular anatomy, an introduction to kinesiological terms, joint planes of movement, and analysis of motion. 1.0-0.0-1.0

Prerequisite(s)........... BIO-210 and BIO-211


BIO-210 Anatomy and Physiology I

Credits: 4
This is the first in a sequence of courses, including an intensive coverage of the body as an integrated whole. All body systems are studied. Laboratory sessions emphasize microscopic studies and dissections. 3.0-3.0-4.0

Prerequisite(s)........... RWR-032 or acceptable placement scores. BIO-112 or other college biology or chemistry course is strongly recommended.


BIO-211 Anatomy and Physiology II

Credits: 4
This is a continuation of a sequence of courses, including intensive coverage of the body as an integrated whole. All body systems are studied. Laboratory sessions emphasize microscopic studies and dissections. 3.0-3.0-4.0

Prerequisite(s)........... BIO-210


BIO-216 Physiology

Credits: 4
This course is a study of human physiological processes in relation to homeostasis. 3.0-3.0-4.0

Prerequisite(s)........... None


BIO-225 Microbiology

Credits: 4
This is a detailed study of microbiology as it relates to infection and the disease processes of the human body. Topics include immunity, epidemiology, medically important microorganisms, and diagnostic procedures for identification. 3.0-3.0-4.0

Prerequisite(s)........... RWR-032 or acceptable placement scores and successful completion of any college science course with a laboratory or consent of the Department Chair.


BUS-121 Business Law I

Credits: 3
This course is a study of legal procedures; law and society; classifications and systems of law; the tribunals administering justice and their actions; contracts; sales; transfer of title; rights and duties of the parties; and conditions and warranties.3-0-3

Prerequisite(s)........... MGT-101 and ENG-101


BUS-130 Business Communications

Credits: 3
This course covers the application of communications skills to situations routinely encountered in business environments. Specifically provides a foundation for these requirements within the business curriculum such as proper electronic business communications, report writing and APA format. 3-0-3

Prerequisite(s)........... RWR-032 or acceptable placement scores


BUS-135 Wage and Salary Administration

Credits: 3
This course is a study of the proper recording and reporting of payroll with special emphasis on internal controls. Payroll computations - both manual and computer-generated - are included. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... ACC-101, CPT-101


BUS-210 Introduction to E-Commerce in Business

Credits: 3
This course is the study of electronic commerce and the operations and applications from the business perspective. Emphasis is placed on business concepts and strategies and how they apply to the process of buying and selling goods and services online. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... RWR-032 or acceptable placement scores


BUS-275 Business Internship

Credits: 3
This course includes practical experiences in an approved business setting in conjunction with regular class meetings. The Class sessions will be devoted to discussing topics that will enhance the student's employability skills. 1.0-8.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... ENG-101 and SPC-205 or SPC-209 and 75% of courses required for Accounting, Management, and Marketing degree.



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