Course Description: Introduction to Business introduces students to the world of business and prepares them for the economic roles of consumer, worker, and citizen. This course will serve as a background for other, more detailed business courses, such as accounting, marketing, business law, as well as preparation for future employment, financial literacy, and consumer decision making.
This course is an introduction to the basic concepts and standards underlying financial accounting systems. Several important concepts will be studied in detail, including: revenue recognition, inventory, long-lived assets, present value, and long term liabilities. The course emphasizes the construction of the basic financial accounting statements - the income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statement - as well as their interpretation.
This course is an introduction to Microsoft Office Suite and how it is used in academic and business environments. The students will become familiar with the Office user interface and use it as they work with Word, Powerpoint, Excel, and Access.