BUS 101

Introduction to Business Online



This course provides students with an overview of business in an increasingly global society serving as an introduction to business terminology, concepts, environments, systems, strategies, and current issues. Topics include an overview of the business environment, business ethics, entrepreneurship and global business, management, marketing, production, information systems, and financial elements of business. This course provides a solid business foundation for more detailed and higher-level study in subsequent courses.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the key components of the contemporary US and international business environment.

  • Describe the role of ethics and social responsibility in the business environment.

  • Examine how businesses can be organized and structured.

  • Analyze the various functions of and approaches to management.

  • Analyze marketing processes, forces, and issues in a business enterprise.

  • Examine the key strategies, tools, and issues involved in business operations.

  • Examine the key financial concepts involved in the business enterprise.

  • Develop familiarity with how a business plan incorporates sound business concepts, systems, and strategies

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Required Course Pack:

  • Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR)
  • Access to Lumen Learning eText

Required Textbooks:

Please note: All required reading for this course is located in the online classroom.

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Last updated 11/4/20

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Admissions Requirements:

Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalency and recommendation for admission by the ACHS Admissions Committee.

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