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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
Business Management (Part-time)

Degree: One-year Technical Certificate
Division: Business and Public Services

This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)
Hours
 

Description: The American business system and basic principles of the free market system. Includes introduction of business concepts, entrepreneurship, management, marketing, economics, accounting and other important business principles.

Description:

Use word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software applications to create reports, spreadsheets, databases and presentations for business and other applications.

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

Spring Semester (First Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description: Microeconomic theory including price theory, the theory of the firm, resource demand and wage determination. Also includes public policy toward business, economic inequality, labor, trade, balance of payments and the economics of third-world nations. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Notes: Program elective. Choose from one of the following courses: ECO 2180 or ECO 1100.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and MAT 0050 and MAT 0050 and MAT 0050 and MAT 0050 or MAT 1120 or MAT 1120 or MAT 1120 or MAT 1120

Description: Global dimensions of business, overview of theories and institutions of trade, investment and management, emphasizing the managerial perspective on issues arising from international business and global operations.

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

Summer Semester (First Year)
Hours
 

Description: Using audience analysis, a writing process and grammatical and formatting skills in an electronic environment, students write letters and messages for both internal and external business situations; they conduct business research and write and document short, informal research business reports, incorporating graphics and presentation materials.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score)

Description: Introduction to fundamental concepts necessary for understanding management, motivation and behavior in organizational settings. Emphasis on planning, organizing, influencing and controlling to continually improve effective management skills.

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

Fall Semester (Second Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description: Strategies and techniques for current, as well as prospective, supervisors emphasizing the assessment of skills required, the analysis of situational factors and the development of creative approaches to effective supervision.

Description: Marketing strategies and decision making in the context of other business functions. Topics include: research and analysis of markets, environments and competition; market segmentation and selection of target markets; consumer and organizational behavior; planning and integration of product, price, promotion and distribution activities for profit and nonprofit, domestic and global settings.

Notes: Program elective. Choose from one of the following courses: MRK 2100 or MRK 2101

Prerequisites: ECO 2180 and ECO 2180

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

Spring Semester (Second Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description: This course addresses the application of basic principles of negotiation through the introduction and analysis of the negotiation process, case studies and simulations. It focuses on accurately identifying requirements specifications, analyzing proposals and conducting purchasing and contracting negotiations ethically and legally, but is also relevant to compromise and agreement in other business and personal life situations.

Notes: Program elective. Choose from one of the following courses: ENT-2140, ENT-2160, MAN-1106, MAN-1157, MAN-2110, MAN-2140, MAN-2144, MAN-2159, MRK-2102, MRK-2135 MRK-2145, MRK-2220, OR MRK-2225

Description: Designed to improve speaking and listening skills through the study and application of public speaking structure, content and style. This course requires 5 speeches in front of a live audience. The online course sections require the recordings to be created by the student with at least 8 adults present for each speech. Any questions, please contact the Communication Department at com.dept@sinclair.edu.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 or Other (Any other college level English course) or Other (Any other college level English course) or Other (Any other college level English course)

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.