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Business DivisionThe School of Business and Industry and the General Business Department recognizes a changing business environment and changing technology. Therefore, we are committed to innovation in course design, instructional methods, and integration of appropriate equipment in the curricula. We are dedicated to two educational goals: academic and vocational. Therefore, Casper College offers associate degrees and certificate programs, as well as, credit and noncredit continuing education in the field of business.

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Rachel Wright
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Scott Nolan
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BADM 1000 Introduction to Business (3L,3CR)[E]:
An orientation to the field of business: types of business organizations, financing of businesses, marketing functions, and business environment.

BADM 1005 Business Mathematics I (2L,2LB,3CR):
Designed to review basic mathematics skills and build a proficiency in the operation of electronic calculators. These skills are applied to practical business problems in bank services, payroll, taxes, risk management, mark-up, discount, depreciation, financial analysis, simple and compound interest. Prerequisite: MATH 0920 or Algebra Domain 40-65.

BADM 1020 Business Communications (3L,3CR):
Helps students to compose, edit, and rapidly revise business messages on microcomputers. Group interaction is emphasized with written communications, reports, and other communications resources such as speaking and listening, and use of the Internet and e-mail.

BADM 1025 Entrepreneurial Finance (3L,3CR):
The successful management of a company's finances is fundamental to success in today's competitive business environment. This course covers key economic concepts, management functions, financial statements and financial analysis used for a business.

BADM 1030 Personal Finance (3L,3CR):
The efficient management of money is a prime requirement for a happy and successful family life. This course is designed to aid the student in planning a program for such major items as inflation, budgeting, insurance, savings and investment, home buying, and income taxes. Recommended as an elective for business and nonbusiness majors.

BADM 2010 Business Law I (3L,3CR)[E]:
An introductory survey course providing a broad overview of business related legal topics. Students will be familiarized with the nature and sources of law, court systems, jurisdictions of state and federal courts, small claims court, common law, statutory law, constitutional law, criminal law, torts, contracts, (especially as they are affected by the Uniform Commercial Code), social responsibility and business ethics, property law, estate planning, and how to avoid probate.

BADM 2025 Employment Law (3L,3CR) [E]:
This is an introductory survey course providing a broad overview of employment related topics. The course will cover both state and federal employment law.

BADM 2030 Business Ethics (3L,3CR)[E]:
This course focuses on the importance of ethics in business considerations as well as ethical issues in the news today. This course will examine how ethics is an essential part of all business elements, from management to employee development.

BADM 2040 e-commerce (3L,3CR):
To prepare for the rapid changes in electronic commerce, students will be exposed to multifaceted business issues such as: the role of independent third-parties, the regulatory environment, risk management, Internet security standards, cryptography and authentication, firewalls, e-commerce payment mechanisms, intelligent agents, and Web-based marketing. Prerequisite: INET 1895.

BADM 2100 Small Business Practices (2L,2CR):
For the person interested in starting his or her own business. Emphasis will be on the development of a "business plan" and the finance, accounting, management, and marketing after the business has been established.

BADM 2195 Entrepreneurship (3L,3CR):
This course is designed for those students who have always wanted to start their own business, or for those that just want to explore the possibilities.

BADM 2245 Real Estate Law (3L,3CR)[E]:
This is an introductory survey course providing a broad overview of real estate related legal topics. More specifically, the course will cover the differences between real and personal property, define fixtures and their significance, and explore the scope of real property to the sky, air, and natural resources. There will be a section on easements, profits, and licenses. There will be discussions on the types of ownership such as joint tenancy or tenancy in common. We will discuss real estate agents, brokers, and the duties attending to those positions.

BADM 2340 Business Organizations and Government Regulations (3L,3CR):
A study of the principles of agency and employment law, independent contractors, wrongful termination, worker’s compensation, civil rights act, administrative law, environmental law, antitrust, partnerships, limited partnerships, joint-ventures, corporations, subchapter S corporations, limited liability companies, franchises, security regulation, lender liability and consumer protection, and international law.

BADM 2350 Commercial Law (3L,3CR):
A study of the basic principles of the law of personal and real property and its financing, water law, landlord and tenant, bailments, Uniform Commercial Code, sales, commercial paper, secured transactions, Uniform Consumer Credit Code, creditor’s remedies and suretyship, bankruptcy and reorganization, exemptions, enforcement of judgment, garnishment, and execution.

BADM 2490 Topics: (Subtitle) (.33-4CR) (Max. 4):
Uncataloged business courses for persons who wish advanced preparation in a specific discipline. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

MGT 1000 Introduction to Supervision (2L,2CR):
A practical course in business supervision covering communication, attitude perception and modification, group dynamics, orientation and training, discipline, grievances, and termination. Role playing is emphasized as a learning tool. Prerequisite: BADM 1000 or MGT 2100, or permission of the instructor.

MGT 1200 Human Resources Management (3L,3CR):
Designed to present the methods, functions, and techniques of personnel administration. Emphasis is placed in recruiting, interviewing, selecting, placement, training, and evaluation of personnel. Class discussions and projects will include topics of job design and analysis, compensation and benefit administration, human resource planning, and union/ management relations. Prerequisite: MGT 2100, or permission of the instructor.

MGT 2050 Leading Organizational Change (3L,3CR):
This class will combine leadership concepts with models of organizational change. Change will be examined at the individual, team, and organizational or systems level. The focus is on uncovering traps that create stress, waste resources, slow change efforts, or lead to outright failure and discovering how to lead, cope and win in the face of great change. Class participants become familiar with a variety of change models as they are utilized in real organizations attempting change. The class will examine how organizational culture is an ever-present barrier to lasting change and how that impacts the decision on the part of organizations to initiate change. Prerequisite: MGT 2100 and completion of or concurrent enrollment in MGT 2150.

MGT 2100 Principles of Management (3L,3CR)[E]:
Analyzes objectives, policies, organizational structure, material and human resource utilization, human relations, planning, innovating, and controlling as management responsibilities. Students also study and discuss current activities in specific areas of business and industry.

MGT 2110 Organizational Behavior (3L,3CR):
This is an introductory course exposing students to theoretical assumptions of organizational change. Students will be introduced to such topics as organizational structure, recruitment, retention and succession planning, employee motivation, and diversity and culture within the workplace. Students will explore how diversity and culture impact individuals, organizations and society. Students will learn practical operations of recruiting, retention and development of employees by focusing on matching employees' needs and aspirations within the organization. They will study the different types of organizational structures and their influence on organizational intelligence, employee development, learning and performance. Prerequisite: MGT 2100.

MGT 2150 Leadership (3L,3CR):
This course will focus on the application of leadership skills in the classroom and in the context of management. There will be a thorough study of leadership theory up to the present, with a focus on how this theory has to be modified to accommodate our changing global environment in business. This course will also focus on how leadership will play a role in restructuring of our organizations, both profit and nonprofit, as business moves into the 21st century. Prerequisite: MGT 1000, MGT 2100, or permission of the instructor.

MGT 2320 Food and Beverage Management (3L,3CR):
Provides a basic understanding of food production and service management, reviewing sanitation, menu planning, purchasing, storage, and beverage management. Prerequisite: BADM 2410, or permission of the instructor.

MGT 2330 Food and Beverage Services (3L,3CR):
Provides students with practical skills and knowledge for effective management of food and beverage services in outlets ranging from cafeteria and coffee shops to room service, banquet areas, and high check average dining room. Presents basic service principles while emphasizing the special needs of guests. Prerequisite: BADM 2410, or permission of the instructor.

MGT 2480 Cooperative Work Experience (Management) (1-3CR) (Max. 6):
Students are afforded the opportunity to gain practical, on-the-job experience in their specialties. Students will be supervised by the program coordinator and the employer. A minimum of 80 hours of on the job training represents one semester hour. Students must maintain 12 credit hours with a 2.0 GPA during the semester. Prerequisite: full-time management major and permission of the program coordinator.

MKT 1000 Sales (3L,3CR):
A survey of the principles and methods in the selling process from determination of customer needs and wants to closing the sale. MKT 1100 Retailing (3L,3CR): The fundamentals of retail store organization and management such as the types of retail stores, site selection, store layout, pricing, display, promotion, and personnel policies. Prerequisite: MKT 1000, 1300, or permission of the instructor.

MKT 1180 Sports and Entertainment Marketing (3L,3CR):
This course will help students develop a thorough understanding of the marketing concept and theories that apply to sports and entertainment events. The area this course will cover includes basic marketing, target marketing and segmentation, sponsoring, event marketing, promotions, sponsoring proposals, and implementation of sports and entertainment marketing plans.

MKT 1300 Advertising (3L,3CR):
National, regional, and local media, layouts, and promotional policies.

MKT 2100 Principles of Marketing (3L,3CR) [E]:
Management’s approach to analyzing and solving problems in product planning, pricing, promotion, and distribution of goods and services. Consumer orientation and marketing’s key role in profitable business operations are emphasized.

MKT 2200 Consumer Behavior (3L,3CR):
This course is an analysis of the psychological and sociological aspects of consumer decision-making and behavior including learning, consumer perception, influence of individual predispositions or buying processes, and group influences. Prerequisite: MKT 2100, or permission of the instructor.

MKT 2480 Cooperative Work Experience (Marketing) (1-3CR) (Max. 9):
Students are afforded the opportunity to gain practical on-the-job experience in their specialties. Students will be supervised by the program coordinator and the employer. A minimum of 80 hours of on-the job training represents one semester hour. The student must maintain 12 credit hours with a 2.0 GPA during the semester. Prerequisite: full-time retail merchandising major and permission of the program coordinator.

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