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SCC BUS 300 - Mom

Introduction to Business is a survey business course providing a multidisciplinary examination of how culture, society, human behavior, and economic systems interact with legal, international, political, and financial institutions to affect business policy and practices within the U.S. and the global marketplace. Students will evaluate how these influences impact the primary areas of business including: organizational structure and design; leadership, human resource management, and organized labor practices; marketing; organizational communication; technology; entrepreneurship; legal, accounting, and financial practices; the stock and securities markets; and, therefore, affect a business’ ability to achieve its organizational goals.


Pedagogical Approach

Lecture, discussion, case studies, multimedia, and group exercises.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • assess the relationships and interdependencies of economic, social, legal, and global environments in which businesses operate.
  • examine the major functional areas of business including management, human relations, marketing, finance, accounting, and international business.
  • demonstrate an understanding of the vocabulary of business.
  • apply business skills to succeed in the world of business.


Every course topic will contain a learning objective that will contain a performance measurement. Types of measurements may include student presentations, objective and/or written examinations, research projects, term papers, problem sets, written assignments, or case analyses.

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