Business

Academic Division of Professional Programs

The Business Program is designed to assist students who anticipate transferring to Baccalaureate Degree-granting institutions. The purpose of the Program is to make possible transfer into such institutions and enhance students’ success in those programs. The Business Program is a program which allows the student greater flexibility in selecting courses that will match the program requirements of the school to which the student intends to transfer. Quincy College has a number of transfer/articulation agreements in place to facilitate easy mobility from Quincy College to the transferring institution.

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Degrees

The Business Degree is a program within the Division of Professional Programs and  is designed to assist students who anticipate transferring to Baccalaureate Degree-granting institutions. The purpose of the Program is to make possible transfer into such institutions and enhance students’ success in those programs. The Business Program is a program which allows the student greater flexibility in selecting courses that will match the program requirements of the school to which the student intends to transfer. Quincy College has a number of transfer/articulation agreements in place to facilitate easy mobility from Quincy College to the transferring institution.

Program Outcomes
At the completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  • Communicate effectively about management issues
  • Perform basic mathematical calculations in general business and accounting
  • Explain the role of the business manager
  • Identify the impact of business transactions upon financial statements
  • Discuss the principles of marketing and the distribution of goods and services
  • Discuss the practical and legal issues involved in hiring, training, compensating, and evaluating employees
  • Discuss the ethical issues faced by business managers
  • Discuss the economic principles underlying the behavior of firms and the performance of microeconomics
  • Identify the impact of macroeconomic variables upon businesses
  • Prepare students for acceptance into and success in business programs at Baccalaureate Degree-granting institutions
  • Permit students to transfer to such Baccalaureate Degree-granting institutions with no loss of credits or minimal loss of credits

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Business Courses
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    • Code
    • Course
    • Credits
    • ACC 205
    • Managerial Accounting
    • 3
    This course presents the analysis and interpretation of accounting information. Cost term, cost management in planning and control, managing costs throughout the organization, and managing costs in a global environment. Prerequisite: ACC 102.
    • BUS 211
    • International Business
    • 3
    This course provides an historical background and discussion of theoretical foundations of international business. Analysis of international institutions and factors that influence commercial activities among nations and the operation of firms are included. Placement at ENG 101 level strongly advised. Prerequisite: BUS 101.
    • BUS 220
    • Business Ethics
    • 3
    An introductory course in business ethics focusing on what business relationships are and ought to be with the various constituencies in which business operates. Through the use of case analysis, the student will develop a means of arriving at decisions that he or she can feel are “right,” “proper,” and “just.” Placement at ENG 101 level strongly advised.
    • CJS 215
    • White-Collar Crime
    • 3
    This course deals with the rise, nature, causes, and consequences of white-collar crime and addresses such subjects as corporate crime, occupational crime, financial crime, public corruption, technology-based crime, and policing and prosecuting white-collar crime.
    • MGT 201
    • Principles of Management
    • 3
    An introductory course covering the general topics of planning, organizing, directing and controlling. Included are the historic developments of management as a separate discipline within organizations, the changing scope and styles of management, and the application of management principles in the business environment. Prerequisite: BUS 101.
    • MGT 203
    • Human Resources Management
    • 3
    A study of the applied approach to human resource management and administration. Emphasis is placed on policy analysis, current practices, future trends, and legal requirements of recruiting, selecting, training, developing, compensating, evaluating and disciplining employees. Also included are changing demographics of the workforce, ethics in human resources management, and other current issues. Requires research on selected topics. Prerequisites: MGT 201, ENG 101 (suggested).
    • MKT 201
    • Principles of Advertising
    • 3
    This course is a study of basic advertising principles, physical construction of the advertisement, and organization of the advertising business. The course includes a study of advertising media including newspapers, magazines, radio, point-of-sale displays, and outdoor advertising, together with criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of current advertising. Prerequisite: ENG 101.
    • MKT 202
    • Principles of Marketing
    • 3
    A survey of the principles and practices governing the distribution of commodities from producer to consumer. Areas of study include types of marketing institutions, price policy, legislation affecting markets, market research, channel and product strategies and consumer behavior. Prerequisite: ENG 101.

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