BUS 101 - Business and Society

Course unit(s): 1
Meets GAR: Meets general academic requirement SL.
This course introduces the student to the role of commercial enterprise in society. Business organizations exert powerful social, economic and political forces in a constantly changing environment. This course will evaluate the positive and negative effects these forces have on individuals, groups, and social institutions. Evaluation will include both legal and ethical considerations related to wealth creation, social responsibility, philanthropy, environmental action and governmental regulation. Students will gain broad familiarity with core functions of business (management, marketing, operations, finance, etc.) and learn and practice key skills of research, critical analysis, and business communication.

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