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BUSN100 - Basics of Business

Course Details

Course Code: BUSN100 Course ID: 2887 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course is designed to acquaint the student with the terminology, organization, and function of the American business system. The course will give the student a broad background about the contemporary American and global business environments as well as considering different business organizations, management principles and strategies. Topics covered include marketing, finance, personnel, customer relations, production and operations, e-business, world trade ventures, internal information systems and decision-making processes.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
CO1. Describe the environment in which business operates.
CO2. Summarize the effect of economic conditions on business performance.
CO3. Identify the main forms of business organizations.
CO4. Describe the role of ethics in the business environment.
CO5. Explain the internal structures of organizations.
CO6. Explain how firms use accounting.
CO7. Describe sources of financing for businesses.
CO8. Describe technology and its impact on business decisions.

NameGrade %
Introductory Forum 3.00 %
Introduction 3.00 %
Plagiarism 3.00 %
Plagiarism 3.00 %
Forums 20.00 %
Week 1 Discussion Forum 2.50 %
Week 2 Discussion Forum 2.50 %
Week 3 Discussion Forum 2.50 %
Week 4 Discussion Forum 2.50 %
Week 5 Discussion Forum 2.50 %
Week 6 Discussion Forum 2.50 %
Week 7 Discussion Forum 2.50 %
Week 8 Discussion Forum 2.50 %
Homework 17.00 %
Week 3 Assignment 5.67 %
Week 5 Assignment 5.67 %
Week 7 Assignment 5.67 %
Midterm Exam 20.00 %
Midterm 20.00 %
Final Exam 20.00 %
Final 20.00 %
Quiz 17.00 %
Week 1 Quiz 5.67 %
Week Six Quiz 5.67 %
Week Two Quiz 5.67 %

Business Fundamentals by Donald J. McCumbbrey. http://textbookequity.com/oct/Textbooks/McCubbrey_BusinessFundamentals.pdf

Web Sites
In addition to the required course texts, the following public domain web sites are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note web site addresses are subject to change.

Site Name Web Site URL/Address
U.S. Small Business Administration www.sba.gov
Marketing Power http://www.marketingpower.com
The Wall Street Journal http://online.wsj.com/home-page
BUSN100 Course Guide http://apus.campusguides.com/BUSN100?hs=a
American Psychological Association (APA) Style Website http://www.apastyle.org/
Purdue Online Writing Lab https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/
YouTube Video on Formatting an APA Style Paper http://youtu.be/9pbUoNa5tyY
Microsoft Office Training Website http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/support/training-FX101782702.aspx

Book Title:Business Fundamentals-Ebook link provided inside the classroom.
ISBN:9781616101442
Author:McCubbrey, D
Unit Cost:$24.57

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.