Course Descriptions

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AC 101 Financial Accounting         Credits: 3
Introduction to the accounting cycle and financial statements including accounting for cash, receivables, inventories, plant assets, stocks and bonds.

AC 102 Microcomputer Accounting Applications          Credits: 3
The accounting applications of electronic data processing, including the preparation, interpretation, and use of computer information in financial decision making.

AC 202 Managerial Accounting         Credits: 3
Prerequisite: AC 101. Accounting as it applies to managerial theory and practice; cost accounting concepts and relationships; forecasting and budgeting; business information requirements.

AC 210 Intermediate Accounting         Credits: 3
Prerequisite: AC 101. A review of the Accounting Cycle and advanced work in the areas of temporary investments, receivables, inventories, plant assets, and investments in stocks and bonds.

BU 241 Business Law         Credits: 3
A study of fundamental principles of law applicable to business transactions. The course specifically relates to the areas of legal environment of business, contracts, and sales contracts as set forth in the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC).

BU 243 Hospitality Law         Credits: 3
An analysis of the legal aspects of operating all types of hospitality activities. The course explains precedents of common law statutes relating to responsibility for guests, employees and property; limitation of liability; negli-gence; and other legal relationships for hotels, motels, restaurants, clubs, and casinos.

CG 100 Networking Essentials         Credits: 3
The course provides networking information and skills in the area of media and topologies, protocols and standards, network implementa-tion and network support.

CG 200 Microcomputer Applications         Credits: 3
Introduction to Application Software commercially available for computers. Topics include: word processing, electronic spreadsheets, database management, presentation graphics, electronic mail, Internet access.

CG 232 Introduction to Relational Databases using Microsoft Access          Credits: 3
This is a hands-on course covering computer programming fundamentals for Computer Sciences, Engineering, and Information Systems students. The course is technical in nature and uses Microsoft Access and includes creating an Access database, creating and using tables, queries, forms, reports, concepts of a relational database, and using Access macros.

CO 132 Visual Basic Programming          Credits: 3
Prerequisite: Completion of a procedural lang-uage or consent of instructor. Introduction to the creation of Microsoft Windows programs using Microsoft Visual BASIC programming language. Topics include properties and controls, mouse and keyboard operations, menus and dialog boxes, graphics methods, file and data operations, debugging, arrays, and multiple document interface.

CO 200 Java Programming         Credits: 3
Prerequisite: CO 132. Topics include loops, decision structures, I/O operations. Introduction to Java's object-oriented features including arrays, references, classes, objects, inheritance, and data encapsulation. Introduction to GUI design using Java's AWT package, and Java's predefined packages.

CO 201 Programming with C++         Credits: 3
Introduction to the general theories of economics with practical applications. Topics include determination of price, national income accounting, economic stabilization, growth, money and banking, and monetary policy.

EC 201 Principles of Economics         Credits: 3
This is a hands-on course covering computer programming fundamentals for Computer Sciences, Engineering and Information Systems students. The course is technical in nature and uses C++ to cover topics such as creating expressions and decision-making, using looping functions, working with arrays, sorting and searching, using pointers, character strings, and structured data.

EN 101 Communications I         Credits: 3
This course concentrates on helping students to develop skills in composing college-level expository essays. Learning activities are also included to help students develop competency in information literacy, research and documentation, critical thinking, and critical reading.

EN 102 Communications II         Credits: 3
Prerequisite: EN 101. Emphasizes writing literary analyzes using different rhetorical strategies. Selections include the short story, essay, novel, poetry, drama, or film which provide the basis for advanced essay writing, research, and practice.

FI 200 Personal Finance        Credits: 3
The student will develop capabilities for managing income and expenditures with emphasis on saving and investment plans, buying/selling a house, acquiring health, auto and life insurance coverage, borrowing money and entering into various contracts.

GE 101 Introduction to Business         Credits: 3
An introductory course in Business activities and operations. Major topics include the evolution of business organizations, entrepreneurship, leadership and management theories, marketing, accounting, finance, as well as current issues in business enterprise.

GE 230 Ethics and Social Responsibility          Credits: 3
This course is designed to assist the students in developing sensitivity and awareness of the ethical and social issues related to the work environment. Topics include employer to employee relationships, the individual needs vs. productivity, economic justices, and social implications of capital investments, consumer-ism, advertising and product safety as well as other issues.

HM 100 Hospitality Industry Introduction        Credits: 3
Covers the growth and progress of the hospitality industry and how hospitality and tourism businesses are organized, financed, and operated. The industry's opportunities and future trends are stressed.

HM 125 Casino Management Introduction        Credits: 3
A survey of the history, organization structure, and future direction of the hospitality and casino industry.

HM 150 Hospitality Managerial Accounting        Credits: 3
Presents managerial accounting concepts and explains how they apply to specific operations within the hospitality industry. Includes understanding financial statements, budgeting, operational costs, internal control and planning, and cash flow. Incorporates the latest revision to the uniform system of accounts.

HM 160 Managing Slot Technology         Credits: 3
This course is a study in the operations, marketing, management and various aspects of the technology of slot machines. The course includes a review of equipment and safety issues.

HM 210 Hospitality Sales and Marketing        Credits: 3
This course builds upon the fundamental principles of marketing and investigates the differences in application when determining business development strategies that are focused within the casino industry. Includes product design, pricing models, distribution methodologies, promotional programming, personal selling, presentation techniques, and marketing activities.

HM 230 Hospitality Supervision         Credits: 3
A cross-section of supervisory situations that are faced in hospitality management is presented. Emphasis is given to particular situations involving leadership development, ethical behavior, and social responsibility.

HM 250 Convention Management Services        Credits: 3
An investigation of the logistics and managerial considerations involved with the meeting, conference, and convention aspects of hotel and resort operations. Studies are focused on planning, executing, and analyzing the success of events, including on-premise catering and banquets.

HM 270 Tourism        Credits: 3
Current topics and developments relative to the tourism/ hospitality industry with emphasis on the organization, finances, consultation, and logistics of tour planning and travel.

HM 280 Casino Cage Accounting        Credits: 3
This course is a study in the accounting principles used in casino industry. The course includes a study of the specific legal requirements for accounting to state and federal statutes and the casino patron.

HM 290 Hospitality Internship        Credits: 3
Includes 150 hours of field work in the hospitality industry. The field experience will be accompanied by readings, reports, journals, and faculty conferences. Prerequisites: Permission of college intern-ship liason, 2.5 cumulative GPA in major and/or departmental approval.

HU 102 Humanities        Credits: 3
General introduction to the humanities. An integrated course designed to assist students in exploring and analyzing their perception of people and their relationships to nature, machines, technology, others, and the divine.

MA 201 Business Management Principles         Credits: 3
Principles of business administration, problems and practices related to our economy.  Management functions of planning, organizing, directing, and controlling as applied to various facets of business are included.

MA 202 Human Resource Management         Credits: 3
This course introduces students to all aspects of the challenges and productive opportunities of human resource management. Extensive use of case studies provide students with a practical as well as  functional and theoretical basis for understanding how human resource programs affects all employees, the organization, the community and the larger society. 

MK 201 Marketing Principles         Credits: 3
A survey of the activities of product (service) development, pricing, promotion, and physical distribution with emphasis on the systematic coordination of these activities into an integrated marketing strategy for the product (service).

MT 103 Business Mathematics         Credits: 3
To develop the ability to apply the fundamentals of mathematics to inventory, depreciation, turnover, overhead, taxes, insurance, and other business operations.

MT 105 College Algebra         Credits: 3
Prerequisite: 2 years high school algebra and appropriate placement test scores. Topics include: functions/functional notation; domains and ranges of functions; graphs of functions and relations; operations on functions; inverse functions; linear, quadratic, and rational functions; absolute value and radical functions; exponential and logarithmic functions, their properties and graphs; systems of equations and inequalities; applications.

SL 101 Success Strategies for College and Life          Credits: 3
This course helps students to be successful in school and life by empowering them to make wise choices. It assist students in developing greater confidence and motivation, focusing on career choice strategies, building business relationships, and effective test taking strategies.

SL 131 Personal Business Skills         Credits: 3
The theoretical and practical application of skills necessary to be successful in the business world today.

SP 100 Fundamentals of Speech Communication         Credits: 3
A basic course in effective oral communication concentrating on improvement of speaking and listening through individual and group speech activities.


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