Business Technology (BUSN)

Classes

BUSN 171 : Internet Technologies

This course introduces information technology as a tool for facilitating business functions in a global society. It emphasizes the most significant aspects of the internet including its infrastructure, protocols, applications, security, impact on society, and databases as related to search engines. Website creation will be introduced.

credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Semester Offered

Fall

BUSN 172 : Introduction to SQL for Business Users

This course is the study of concepts of Structured Query Language (SQL) and universal database programming language. Students will learn how to read and write SQL statements, use SQL to sort and filter retrieved data, reformat retrieved data with calculated fields, and merge columns and create alternate names for columns. Students will also learn how to gather significant statistics from data using aggregate functions and to extract data from multiple tables simultaneously using joins and subqueries. In addition, students will learn how to manipulate data using the INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE statements. Finally, students will learn how to report and automate query results using ODBC connections to Microsoft Office applications.

credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Prerequisites

Prereq: "C" or higher in ICS 101.

Semester Offered

Spring

BUSN 179 : Business Writing

This course is the study of language fundamentals needed to communicate effectively in a professional business setting. Students will develop effective written messages that are positive, persuasive, and informative in a variety of formats including current business communication media. Basic language skills learned include grammar, usage, punctuation, capitalization, number style, and spelling.

credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Prerequisites

Qualified for ENG 100L.

Semester Offered

Fall

BUSN 188 : Business Calculations

This course introduces various quantitative computational procedures used in accounting and finance such as present and future value concepts, payroll, inventory, and international currency exchange rates.

Utilization of the electronic 10-key pad as a tool for calculating will be stressed.

credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Semester Offered

Spring