Course Descriptions

Acct 101 Principles of Accounting I

Fundamental process of recording, classifying and summarizing business transactions for services and merchandising enterprises. Coverage includes receivables and payables, inventory, plant assets, and preparation of financial statements.
3 credits.

Acct 102 Principles of Accounting II

A continuation of Principles of Accounting I in which plant assets, intangibles, current and long-term liabilities, partnerships and corporations are examined.
Prerequisite: Acct 101.
3 credits.

Acct 140 Computer Applications in Accounting

This applications course is designed to familiarize the student with the operation of an accounting system utilizing the microcomputer. Through the use of the computer, the student learns to use an accounting program that journals, posts, and prepares financial statements. Emphasis is placed on the analysis and interpretation of the financial statement.
Prerequisite: Acct 101 and Mis 101.
3 credits.

Econ 105 Macroeconomics

A study of mixed capitalism in aggregate form designed to provide the student with knowledge of the American economic system. Topics include the causes of recession, unemployment, inflation, and the uses of fiscal and monetary policies.
3 credits.

Econ 106 Microeconomics

A course emphasizing the economic activities of individual consumers and producers. Topic coverage includes demand-supply analysis, the costs of production, and price and output determination by the market structure.
3 credits.

Math 100 Business Mathematics

An introduction to the mathematics used in business applications. Topics include: review of the number systems, decimals, fractions, percents, interest, pricing, annuities, depreciation, inventory control, investments, insurance, and statistics.
Does not satisfy bachelor degree math requirement.
3 credits.

Mgmt 120 Principles of Management

An introduction designed to provide basic understanding of the principles, concepts, and functions of management planning, organizing, leading, and controlling, with emphasis on managing and of being managed.
3 credits.

Mgmt 306 Human Resource Management

An examination of the basic personnel processes included in the procurement, development, and maintenance of human resources. Emphasis is placed on managerial and legal requirements.
3 credits.

Mgmt 326 Human Behavior in Organizations

A study of the individual as a functioning member of groups and organizations. Topics include motivation, group dynamics, communication, leadership, conflict, and change.
Prerequisite: Mgmt 120.
3 credits.

Mis 101 Computer Applications

This introductory computer course provides students with a working knowledge of computer terminology, and the computer itself. Topics also include Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Access and Power-Point and their applications in business.
Materials fee. Offered every term for those with no/little previous computer experience or only Word experience.
3 credits.

Mis 105 Microcomputer Operations

This course introduces the basics of computer architecture and how software enables it to function. Students will gain knowledge and skill in configuring computer hardware components, including drives, motherboards, memory, network/communications interfaces, printers and other peripherals. Students will install and evaluate software. Students will use software utilities to do diagnostics, perform backups, and utilities for security and virus detection.
Prerequisite: Mis 201 as a co-requisite or permission by of department.
3 credits.

Mis 201 Advanced Computer Applications

This course focuses on the use of spreadsheets and databases to manage information. Topics studied include systems analysis, basic database design, and applications development using Microsoft Excel and Access.
Prerequisite: MIS 101 or Word and Excel basics. Computer System Support fee applies.
3 credits.

Mktg 162 Principles of Marketing

A broad study of the field of marketing from a managerial perspective. Emphasis is on demand analysis, need satisfaction, strategic planning, product development, distribution channels, promotions, and price determination.
3 credits.


Cummings Gallery
Art Faculty Show

Dates: Aug 21-Sep 28, 2014

Location: Cummings Gallery

William Close and The Earth Harp Collective
William Close and The Earth Harp Collective

Dates: Sep 5

Location: Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts Center

Anais Mitchell
Anaïs Mitchell

Dates: Sep 30

Location: Erie Art Museum

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