Principles of Business


Introduction to the elements of characteristics of the business enterprise as practiced within a capitalistic economic system. Emphasis on the various functional areas of business, including finance, management, human resources, marketing, and information systems as well as the changes in the business environment resulting from globalization and changes in technology affecting the interrelationship of the internal and external environments of business. Evolving contemporary issues such as ethics, women in business, cultural diversity, minority-owned businesses, managing change in the organization, the growing role of small business and entrepreneurship are also addressed relative to their impact on American business today. 3 Credits (3 Lecture - 0 Lab)