Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog 
    May 25, 2024  
Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog

BSA 131 - Introduction to Business

Description: Survey of the Business discipline focusing on key topics, real world examples and guest speakers. An overview of business, global connections in business, economics, marketing, entrepreneurship, and careers in business.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Lab: 0

Course Content:
  1. The role of business
  2. Global business
  3. Economics
  4. Ownership
  5. Management
  6. Entrepreneurship
  7. Financial market system
  8. Careers in business

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe the role of today's business environment. (1)
  2. Discuss the importance of global business markets. (2)
  3. Distinguish the forms of business ownership (sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, and limited liability). (3, 4)
  4. Explain the importance of management operations and logistics to a business. 5)
  5. Identify characteristics of a successful entrepreneur and trends that shape small business ownership. (6)
  6. Describe major trends that affect accounting and financial markets today. (7)
  7. Identify careers and opportunities in business. (8)
  8. Identify the importance of power skills. (1)