BADM 1000 Introduction to Business

This course is an introduction to the study of business.  The student will explore topics related to business management and ownership in a contemporary economic, political, and social environment. (3 lect.)


3 credits

Transfer Status

Equivalent to UW

Major Topics

  • Business Trends
  • Ownership
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Decision Making
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Money and Banking


In order to successfully complete this course, the student will:

1. Define business-related terms.

2. Explore business functions, including, but not limited to, accounting, economics, management, human resources, and marketing.

3. Examine current issues in the business environment.

4. Assess the importance of business ethics and social responsibility.

5. Compare and contrast types of business ownership.

6. Examine the types of organizational design (i.e. decentralized versus centralized).

7. Explore concepts and principles related to the marketing environment.