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BUSN299 - Applied Business Solutions

Course Details

Course Code: BUSN299 Course ID: 4518 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course is an integrated-based approach to task-based, business problem solving using various technology solutions such as productivity software products, the Internet, and free applications. Students will be challenged to use appropriate technology skill sets, while also learning additional skills working on real world business projects. Students will complete the course with an e-portfolio of their work, which can in turn be used in the job search process. (Prerequisites: ENGL225 and ITCC111 or ITCC112)


Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
12/30/19 - 05/29/20 06/01/20 - 07/26/20 Spring 2020 Session D 8 Week session
01/27/20 - 07/03/20 07/06/20 - 08/30/20 Summer 2020 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

  • CO1. Solve business, task level problems using integrated technology solutions.
  • CO2. Differentiate among available software tools to efficiently resolve issues presented.
  • CO3. Explain business related problems and possible alternatives using technology solutions.
  • CO4. Plan appropriate use of tools to implement solutions.
  • CO5. Deliver high quality solution components using appropriate technologies.
NameGrade %
Discussion Forums 20.00 %
Introduction Forum 2.22 %
Week1 Forum 2.22 %
Week2 Forum 2.22 %
Week3 Forum 2.22 %
Week4 Forum 2.22 %
Week5 Forum 2.22 %
Week6 Forum 2.22 %
Week7 Forum 2.22 %
Week8 Forum 2.22 %
Projects 50.00 %
Weeks 1 &2: Preparing to Market Yourself 16.67 %
Weeks 3 & 4 Preparing a Formal Presentation 16.67 %
Weeks 5 & 6 Analyzing Spreadsheet Data 16.67 %
E-Portfolio 30.00 %
Weeks 7 & 8 Preparing a Personal e-Portfolio 30.00 %

Microsoft Office 2010 or higher & Internet access

Websites and Videos

In addition to the required course texts, the following public domain websites and video links are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources. Note website and video addresses are subject to change.

American Psychological Association (APA) Style Website

Purdue Online Writing Lab

YouTube Video on Formatting an APA Style Paper

Microsoft Office Training Website

YouTube Videos on Microsoft Excel for Beginners

Turnitin Website

YouTube Video Accounting Lectures by Susan Crosson

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit to locate the course eReserve.*

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.