Topics in Business
I. Course Prefix/Number: BUS 292
Course Name: Topics in Business
Credits: 1-4 (0-4 lecture; 0-4 lab)
III. Course (Catalog) Description
IV. Learning Objectives
A. Understand business similarities and differences.
B. Develop business skills a manager requires and how to apply those skills effectively.
C. Discover what inter-relationships exist between business and communication skills and their impact on success in today’s business environment.
V. Academic Integrity
• plagiarism (turning in work not written by you, or lacking proper citation),
• falsification and fabrication (lying or distorting the truth),
• helping others to cheat,
• unauthorized changes on official documents,
• pretending to be someone else or having someone else pretend to be you,
• making or accepting bribes, special favors, or threats, and
• any other behavior that violates academic integrity.
There are serious consequences to violations of the academic integrity policy. Oakton's policies and procedures provide students a fair hearing if a complaint is made against you. If you are found to have violated the policy, the minimum penalty is failure on the assignment and, a disciplinary record will be established and kept on file in the office of the Vice President for Student Affairs for a period of 3 years.
Details of the Code of Academic Conduct can be found in the Student Handbook.
VI. Sequence of Topics
VII. Methods of Instruction
A. Lecture and discussion
B. Working problems and reviewing solutions
C. Collaborative work
Course may be taught as face-to-face, media-based, hybrid or online course.
VIII. Course Practices Required
Students must perform on a college level in reading, writing, problem solving, oral presentation.
IX. Instructional Materials
X. Methods of Evaluating Student Progress
F Below 60%
XI. Other Course Information
If you have a documented learning, psychological, or physical disability you may be entitled to reasonable academic accommodations or services. To request accommodations or services, contact the ASSIST office in the Learning Center. All students are expected to fulfill essential course requirements. The College will not waive any essential skill or requirement of a course or degree program.