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BUS 043 Business Writing

Course Description: Improves overall performance in writing business documents; including reports, memos, letters, and case analyses. Emphasis is on purpose, audience, tone, organization, format, diction, persuasion, and information. Presents models and theories of business communication. Required of all graduate business students who did not pass the business writing proficiency examination. Grading is based on a Pass/Fail basis.

Course Rotation: TBA.

1 credits

BUS 043 Business Writing

Course Description: Improves overall performance in writing business documents; including reports, memos, letters, and case analyses. Emphasis is on purpose, audience, tone, organization, format, diction, persuasion, and information. Presents models and theories of business communication. Required of all graduate business students who did not pass the business writing proficiency examination. Grading is based on a Pass/Fail basis.

Course Rotation: TBA.

0 credits

BUS 150 Contemporary Business Practice

Required for all Business majors (except Public Accounting majors) and should be taken prior to the completion of 45 credits. New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Inquiry and Exploration for non-Business majors and Public Accounting majors if taken as part of a Learning Community.

Course Description: This interdisciplinary course will introduce students to the functions of business and their interrelationships. Students will work in teams to run simulated companies. Development of business writing and speaking, presentation and data analysis skills will be emphasized. BUS 150 is required as part of the Business Core for all business majors (with the exception of Public Accounting majors). Transfer students and continuing Pace non-business students who have completed 45 credits or more at the time of their admission or change of major to a Lubin program will be exempt from BUS 150.

Course Rotation: NYC Fall, Spring and Summer; PLV: Fall and Spring

3 credits

BUS 150 Contemporary Business Practice

Required for all Business majors (except Public Accounting majors) and should be taken prior to the completion of 45 credits. New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Inquiry and Exploration for non-Business majors and Public Accounting majors if taken as part of a Learning Community.

Course Description: This interdisciplinary course will introduce students to the functions of business and their interrelationships. Students will work in teams to run simulated companies. Development of business writing and speaking, presentation and data analysis skills will be emphasized. BUS 150 is required as part of the Business Core for all business majors (with the exception of Public Accounting majors). Transfer students and continuing Pace non-business students who have completed 45 credits or more at the time of their admission or change of major to a Lubin program will be exempt from BUS 150.

Course Rotation: NYC Fall, Spring and Summer; PLV: Fall and Spring

3 credits

BUS 150G Contemporary Business Practice - Learning Community

Required for all business majors ( except Public Accounting major) and should be taken prior to completion of 45 credits. This course may be taken as a free elective by non-Business majors. New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Inquiry and Exploration for non- business majors and Public Accounting majors.

Course Description: What can we learn from the corporate scandals over the last century? A thorough understanding of information technology and the functions of business (accounting, finance, marketing and management) and their ethical issues will help avoid problems. This paired learning community will address these issues and develop students' skills in teamwork, decision-making, time management, computer-based research, analysis, and oral presentations. Students wil learn computer skills that will help them succeed in a competitive business simulation.

Course Rotation:NYC: Fall and Spring.

3 credits

Corequisites

CIS 101G

BUS 150H Contemporary Business Practice - Learning Community

Required for all business majors ( except Public Accounting majors) and should be taken prior to completion of 45 credits. This course may be taken as a free elective by non-Business majors. New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Inquiry and Exploration for non-Business majors and Public Accounting majors.

Course Description: What can we learn from the corporate scandals over the last century? A thorough understanding of information technology and the functions of business (accounting, finance, marketing and management) and their ethical issues will help avoid problems. This paired learning community will address these issues and develop students' skills in teamwork, decision-making, time management, computer-based research, analysis, and oral presentations. Students wil learn computer skills that will help them succeed in a competitive business simulation.

Course Rotation: TBA

3 credits

Corequisites

CIS 101H

BUS 150M Contemporary Business Practice - Learning Community

Course Description: This course focuses on how to create and build using technology to facilitate the process. Students will learn about the principal components of a business as well as apply these principles in a simulated business game. Students will participate in the game in groups and the groups will complete against each other to see who can generate the greatest sales and profit. In the CIS component, students will learn how to use a database to obtain information, to formulate an Excel spreadsheet, to develop a company Website and to use PowerPoint to develop presentations.

3 credits

BUS 150N Contemporary Business Practice - Learning Community

Required for all business majors (except Public Accounting majors) and should be taken prior to the completion of 45 credits. This course may be taken as a free elective by non-business majors.
New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Inquiry and Exploration for non-business majors and Public Accounting majors.

Learning Community Course Description: Computer skills have become a fundamental necessity for anyone in business. This learning community integrates the teaching of computer skills with the learning of business basics. Students learn principlesof business through a series of computer simulations and learn computer basics by designing spreadsheets and programs to assist with making business decisions for the simulations. Students learn to apply Excel, HTML and Javascript applications to simulations about pricing, production, marketing, investments, distribution, human resources management, global trading, labor relations, and other business topics.

3 credits

Corequisites

CIS 101N

BUS 150P Contemporary Business Practice

Prerequisite: Completion of one semester of course work (minimum of 12 credits). To be taken by Business majors (except Public Accounting majors) prior to completion of 45 credits. May be taken as a free elective by non-Business majors.

Learning Community Course Description: How do business people persuade customers, colleagues, superiors and subordinates that they know what they are talking about? Effective oral communication skills and knowledge of all the functions of business (accounting, finance, marketing and management) are two critical factors for any businessperson. This paired learning community will address these factors and develop students' skills in teamwork, decision-making, time-management, and most importantly, oral presentations. Current business issues such as ethics, globalization and diversity will be explored.

Course Rotation: TBA.

3 credits

Corequisites

COM 200P

BUS 294 Business Internship

Students must fulfill prerequisite and have a minimum GPA of 2.50. Permission of appropriate department chair is required. May be taken as Free Elective only. Interested students should contact the Lubin Office of Undergraduate Academic Advisement on their home campus for more information.

Course Description: Business students with strong academic records may apply to undertake a carefully planned work experience, under the supervision of a faculty advisor that will demonstrate the practical application of their classroom training. Students are required to maintain a log of their internship activities and complete a paper which integrates work assignments with the study of business.

Course Rotation: Fall, Spring, and Summer.

0 - 1 credits

Prerequisites

Pre-requisite for BUS 294 ( Course : BUS 150 . Minimum Grade of D. )

BUS 294 Business Internship

Students must fulfill prerequisite and have a minimum GPA of 2.50. Permission of appropriate department chair is required. May be taken as Free Elective only. Interested students should contact the Lubin Office of Undergraduate Academic Advisement on their home campus for more information.

Course Description: Business students with strong academic records may apply to undertake a carefully planned work experience, under the supervision of a faculty advisor that will demonstrate the practical application of their classroom training. Students are required to maintain a log of their internship activities and complete a paper which integrates work assignments with the study of business.

Course Rotation: Fall, Spring, and Summer.

0 - 1 credits

Prerequisites

Pre-requisite for BUS 294 ( Course : BUS 150 . Minimum Grade of D. )

BUS 296A Topic: Business Communication for Business Success

Course Description: The ability to write and speak effectively is a key to business success in any field. Using contemporary issues of the students' choosing, this course will sharpen students' skills in both oral and written communication so that they may compete with their peers in today's modern business world.

Course Rotation: TBA.

3 credits

Prerequisites

BUS 150 Min Grade D and ENG 102 Min Grade D or ENG 120 Min Grade D and SPE 102 Min Grade D or COM 200 Min Grade D

BUS 394 Internship in Entrepreneurial Studies

Prerequiste: Junior Standing and a minimum CQPA of 3.00.

Course Description:Students in any major who are interested in the field of entrepreneurship may apply to undertake a carefully planned work experience, under the supervision of a faculty advisor that will demonstrate the practical application of their classroom training. Students will submit a paper and make a presentation to the faculty mentors and other interns based on their research and work experience over the period of the internship, usually one year.

Course Rotation: Fall and Spring.

1 - 6 credits