Students who demonstrate adequate academic skill to succeed in the occupational content courses of the program will be given a "S" grade for MANT 100 and will not be required to attend the initial session.
Based on your keyboarding skills you may be required to take a 1 credit Keyboarding class (RELT 103) in order to meet the competencies of the program.
BT 100 Academic Skill Development 8 credits. A review of the mathematical skills of fractions, decimals, percents and proportions. Study of written communication.
BT 105 Occupational Mathematics 3 credits. Review of basic mathematics with emphasis on application of basic mathematic models to assist in business decision making.
BT 120 Professional Written Communications 3 credits. The purpose of this course is to provide practical experiences for the student to apply the principles and to practice the kind of writing required as part of professional work.
BT 125 Professional Speaking 3 credits. Exploration of verbal and non-verbal communications, small group interaction, interpersonal relationships and formal presentations.
BT 140 Interpersonal Relations 3 credits. Study of the motivation and behavior of people. Case problems and student experiences are discussed, alternatives are considered and probable outcomes are determined.
BT 155 Introduction to Computers 3 credits. The student will be learning the fundamentals of microcomputers. The student will have hands-on experience on a microcomputer and receive instructions for using software packages such as: electronic spreadsheets, word processing, databases and DOS.
BT 160 Concepts of Accounting 3 credits. Covers the accounting cycle including journalizing, posting, financial statements, and closing procedures. The use of financial records as a decision making tool is stressed.
BT 165 Economic Concepts 3 credits. Exploration and examination of macro and micro economic systems, study of business cycles, supply and demand, fiscal and monetary policy, the banking system, and their effects on the individual as well as the business world.
BT 190 Professional Development I 1 credit.
BT 191 Professional Development II 1 credit.
BT 290 Professional Development III 1 credit.
BT 291 Professional Development IV 1 credit.
A four part series of timely business topics provided to enhance the students personal and professional development. Topics may include customer service, business etiquette, leadership development, time management, job seeking skills, critical thinking, as well as, other topics that reflect the changing needs of business.
BT 299 Special Topics (variable) 1-8 credits. This course is designed to address the specific needs of individuals. It will enable the students to upgrade their technical skills through part-time enrollment in units of instruction that are currently available through the program's full-time preemployment curriculum. Permission of the instructor is required.
MANT 105 Concepts of Business 3 Credits. This is an introductory course in business. The principal objective of the course is to expose the student to basic business concepts and terms.
MART 105 Essentials of Marketing 3 Credits. Designed to provide a basic overview of models, concepts, and techniques that are effective in the design and implementation of marketing programs.
MANT 110 Essentials of Management 3 Credits. This is an introductory course in management theory and practice. Management is presented as a discipline as well as a process. Major topic areas will include the evolution and scope of management, decision making, planing, organizing, leading, and controlling. The international aspects of management will also be considered.
MANT 210 Introduction to Finance 3 Credits. Broad survey of financial markets, the place of finance in the business economy, the role of the financial manager, the organization of financial intermediaries, and the basic techniques of financial analysis.
MANT 215 Organizational Dynamics 3 Credits. This is a course about the behavior of men and women in all kinds of organizations. The course focuses on behavior, not concepts of behavior, and emphasizes work as a social institution.
MANT 220 Legal Environment 3 Credits. This course IS NOT designed to make anyone a lawyer nor is it designed to make anyone a legal expert. All that this course proposes to do it to make people in all areas of business aware of the dangers that do exist and to help them to know when competent legal advice becomes necessary.
MANT 225 Human Resource Management 3 Credits. A Human Resource Manager, his/her duties and responsibilities are the core of this course. Beginning with a look at the environments of human resource management and the planning process, the process of job analysis, recruitment, hiring, motivating, compensating, appraising, and providing effective working relation are discussed. Additionally, the basics of labor law, conflict management and discipline programs are included. Forty hours of school-sponsored and supervised internship, in a human resource management situation appropriate to the student's chosen career, is required to provide the student with industry exposure.
MANT 230 Ethics 3 Credits. The primary objective of this course is to increase the students' awareness of their individual value systems as they relate to decision making in future business endeavors. While not intended to change or alter the students' moral or ethical standards, the course will be structured to examine in an unbiased setting both sides of past and present ethical issues facing the business world. Specific areas that will be addressed are individual decision making, corporate policy, and government control.
MANT 235 Entrepreneurship 3 Credits. This course concerns the planning, organizing, controlling, and directing of a small business firm. The course will cover all facets of understanding and developing a small business which includes the ability to recognize the major areas of error that can result in a new business failure. The class is designed to develop entrepreneurial and managerial skills. The student will develop their own business plan.
MANT 240 Introduction to Tactical Planning 3 Credits. This course gives the student an opportunity to explore in considerable depth numerous topics that are relevant to administration and applied management. It also enables the student to arrive at sound conclusions and judgements, drawing on the knowledge and understanding derived from previous course work.
MANT 245 Front Line Supervision 3 Credits. This is a course in the practical use of supervisory skills. This course provides the student with an opportunity to apply their knowledge in a controlled environment where immediate feedback and opportunity for correction is possible. The student will make decisions and practice handling a variety of supervisory problems including conflict, discipline, grievance, tardiness, motivation, and counseling. Forty hours of school-sponsored and supervised internship, in a supervisory situation appropriate to the student's chosen career, is required to provide the student with industry exposure.
MANT 250 Supervisory Management Decision-Making 8 Credits. This course is designed to give the student actual exposure to business environments. A team approach is used to define problems and generate solutions for specific business situations. This is a capstone course that allows the student to use the business knowledge gained through previous course work and apply it to real business situations.
RELT 103 Keyboarding 1 Credit. The course enables the development of basic touch keyboarding skill in a minimum of time. Completion should prepare students to (a) input alphabetic, numeric, and symbol information quickly and accurately and (b) understand basic vocabulary and concepts used in keyboarding operations when entering and retrieving information.