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MAT 108 Intermediate Algebra
3 Credits
This intermediate course is a review of algebra with an emphasis
on solving equations and inequalities, including nonlinear
equations and systems. Additional topics covered include
factoring, rational expressions, exponents, radical, and quadratic
equations. FA, SP
Prerequisites: MAT 100, a COMPASS pre-algebra score >44
and algebra >45 or a minimum ACT Math score >19
MAT 110 Technical Mathematics
3 Credits
This course is designed as a basic mathematics course for
students in auto and diesel programs. Students will evaluate
electrical and hydraulic systems, calculate power transfer and
explore personal finance. FA
Prerequisite: A COMPASS pre-algebra score >30
MAT 112 Mathematics for Health Professions
3 Credits
This course is a basic mathematics course for students in
health professions . Appropriate application in health care
will be stressed throughout the course. Course content review
fractions/decimals; percentages, ratios and proportions; and
covers formula evaluation, dosage measurement, drug orders and
labels; the metric system and conversions; methods of dosage
calculations; and specialized calculations. FA/SP
Prerequisite: A COMPASS pre-algebra score >45
MAT 123 Mathematics in Modern Society
3 Credits
This course will be a survey of mathematics and focus on
effective thinking skills. Many exciting and beautiful
mathematical ideas are covered including logic, number theory,
probability, statistics, non-Euclidian geometry, and various other
higher-level mathematical concepts. The historical, biographical
and philosophical nature of mathematics will be explored. ALL
Prerequisites: MAT 100, a COMPASS pre-algebra score >44
and algebra >45, or an ACT Math score >19
MAT 253 Elementary Statistics
3 Credits
MAT 253 is an algebra-based probability and statistics course
which covers descriptive statistics, probability, binomial and
normal distribution, confidence intervals, and hypothesis-
testing. Correlation and regression are also introduced. SP
Prerequisites: MAT 108, a COMPASS pre-algebra score >44
and algebra >61, or an ACT Math score >23
MGT 121 Principles of Management
3 Credits
This course provides an introductory framework for many of the
courses taught in the Business Technology Program.
Organized around the management functions of planning,
organizing, leading, and controlling, a foundation is laid for later
instruction in human resource management, small business
management, financial management, and entrepreneurship.
Learners are required to solve problems, make decisions,
respond to situations, and work in group activities which
simulate many of the day-to-day challenges and opportunities
faced by real managers. FA
MGT 206 Small Business Management
3 Credits
This course covers all aspects of what it takes to turn dreams
into reality -- the dream of owning and operating your own small
business. These dreams can lead to new or better products and/
or services, create jobs, and result in a stronger community.
Running a small business is difficult in today’s rapidly changing
world. Emphasis is placed on creating and maintaining a
sustainable competitive advantage that will help the small
business not only survive but succeed. In addition, students will
develop a business plan. SP
Prerequisites: MGT 121, ACC 125
MGT 207 Financial Management
3 Credits
An understanding of finance is central to the successful
operation of any business entity. The principles and practices of
financial management apply to every business unit from the
largest multi-national corporation to the smallest sole
proprietorship. Every business student must have a clear
understanding of the basic tools of financial management.
Concepts such as financial ratios, financial statement analysis,
time value of money, net present value, risk and return, stocks
and bonds, capital budgeting decision methods, and forecasting
will be covered. Regular readings from business publications
will assist the student in understanding the application of finance
to real-world issues. SP
Prerequisites: MAT 105, MGT 121 and ACC 210 or ACC 220 or
ACC 125
Recommended: MAT 123
MGT 215 Business Law
3 Credits
This introductory course in business law covers the foundations
of law, the types of law, the court systems, and the basis of law.
The two main focus areas of this course are Contracts and the
Law of Sales with information on agency and employment law.
SP
MGT 216 Human Resource Management
3 Credits
People are an organization’s most valuable resource. Effective
use of human resources can create a strategic advantage for any
corporation wise enough to value and develop the potential of
their people. This course examines the human resource processes
of job analysis and design, recruitment, selection, and hiring,
as well as compensation, benefits, and downsizing. A review of
significant human resources laws is also included. Regular
readings in business periodicals keep this subject firmly
anchored in current examples of these topics. FA
MKT 103 Sales and Customer Service
3 Credits
Selling is the engine that drives all business. Without sales,
companies will go out of business. Students in this course will
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