Business Administration Courses

NBUS-200 - Orientation to Business

This course introduces students to a broad overview of the form and structure of multinational organizations. It provides students with a basic knowledge of the history, organization and operation of business and its particular vocabulary. (NTID Supported Students.) Lecture 4, Credits 3 (Fall, Spring)

NBUS-211 - World of Business and Innovation

This course is an overview of the functions and processes of business organizations. Topics include the roles and responsibilities of the manager, managing business ethics and social responsibility, competing in a global environment, organizational structure and authority, and managing diversity, change, communication and innovation. (NTID Supported Students.) Lecture 3, Credits 3 (Fall, Spring)

NBUS-213 - Applied Ethics

This course introduces ethical issues facing the workplace. Students will learn about common work-related ethical issues, and evaluate problems concerning professional conduct and moral conflict. Students will also learn what ethical behavior is, how to recognize ethical behavior, and how to model ethical behavior in the workplace. Individual, organizational and societal needs will be taken into consideration during the students’ decision-making process (NTID Supported Students.) Lec/Lab 4, Credits 3 (Fall, Spring)

NBUS-217 - Fundamentals of Management

This course focuses on the management aspect of organizations. Students will learn a variety of methods management uses to stay organized, lead and motivate employees as well as how controls are established to ensure company goals are met. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the multi-faceted roles of leaders and managers in the workplace. (Prerequisites: This class is restricted to NTID supported students who have completed NBUS-200 or equivalent course.) Lecture 4, Credits 3 (Fall, Spring)

NBUS-220 - Introduction to Economics

This course gives an overview of economic concepts. Students examine economic problems in a rational manner by learning the fundamental processes of economic analysis and the skills of economic reasoning. This course includes selected knowledge and skills from the economic discipline presented in the form of concepts and applications that are most important to economic literacy for students. Lec/Lab 4, Credits 3 (Fall)

NBUS-221 - Essentials of Human Resource Management

This course acquaints students with the basic concepts of Human Resource Management. Exposure to the changing nature of Human Resources relates to employee retention, legality, EEO/Diversity, job analysis, recruitment, selection, training and development as well as performance management, compensation, benefits, employee relations and labor relations. An overview of the range of duties and levels of responsibilities found in this sector of the business environment will allow students to identify similarities between job function required of an administrative assistant and of a human resources assistant. (Prerequisites: This class is restricted to NTID supported students who have completed NBUS-217 or equivalent course.) Lec/Lab 4, Credits 3 (Fall, Spring)

NBUS-223 - Fundamentals of Marketing

This course introduces the field of marketing and its focus on how consumer behavior effects in the marketplace (domestically and internationally). Emphasis will be placed on understanding the marketing mix and its impact on the external market environment. (Prerequisites: This class is restricted to NTID supported students who have completed NBUS-200 or equivalent course.) Lecture 4, Credits 3 (Fall, Spring)

NBUS-224 - Business Law

This course will provide students with a comprehensive view of the American legal system. It will begin with an introduction to the fundamentals of business law and traverse into actual case studies for the purpose of observing the development and applications of legal principles in a business activity. Topics covered include the foundations of law, courts and court procedures, crimes and torts, employment and agency relationships, contracts, sales, and negotiable instruments. Students will exit the class with a working knowledge of the legal framework within which formal business organizations must operate. (Prerequisite: NBUS-213 or equivalent course.) Lec/Lab 4, Credits 3 (Spring)

NBUS-225 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship

This course introduces the role of the entrepreneur in identifying opportunities, seeking funding and other resources, and managing the formation and sustainability of the new venture. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the development process from idea generation to realization of a product or service by creating a business plan. (NTID Supported Students.) Lecture 3, Credits 3 (Fall, Spring)

NBUS-226 - Introduction to Organizational Behavior

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the tools to understand and analyze behaviors of individuals, groups and the organization itself. Through class discussions, assignments and case analysis, students will determine the impact of the behaviors on the organization. Students will then determine how the organization can be managed more effectively to enhance employees work experiences while maintaining organizational success. Students will exit the course with a clearer understanding of how to create and maintain a productive work environment that will help organizations perform more effectively. (Prerequisites: NBUS-217 and NBUS-221 or equivalent courses.) Lecture 3, Credits 3 (Spring)

NBUS-227 - Principles of Marketing

This course introduces the field of marketing and its focus on how consumer purchasing behavior impacts the marketplace (domestically and internationally). Emphasis will be placed on understanding the customers' needs and wants, marketing mix and its impact on the external market environment. Students will demonstrate the marketing concepts, principles and strategies through the development of a marketing plan. (NTID Supported Students.) Lecture 3, Credits 3 (Fall, Spring)

NBUS-228 - Leadership Essentials

The purpose of this course is to develop personal leadership skills that can be applied in the business world. The course will focus on concepts of leadership, followership and motivation, and the impact on organizations. Self-examination of leadership skills will result in a personal profile of strengths and weaknesses that students will be able to analyze and use to create an action plan. Leadership elements such as developing personal goals and objectives, decision-making, time management, team building, conflict resolution, dealing with change, ethics, and diversity issues will be explored. By the end of the course, students will have increased their personal and interpersonal awareness and gained a greater understanding of the complex issues facing today's leaders. (Prerequisites: NBUS-217 and NBUS-221 or equivalent courses.) Lec/Lab 4, Credits 3 (Fall)

NBUS-285 - Undergraduate Research: Business Studies

This course is a faculty-directed student research project at the undergraduate level. The research will entail an in-depth study in the discipline that could be considered of an original nature. Enrollment in this course requires permission from the Department Chair and completion of the NTID Undergraduate Research Contract. Research, Credits 1 - 4 (Fall, Spring)