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Business Course Descriptions

BUS 101 Survey of Business (3)

Prerequisites: None
Description: Introduces the world of business through a survey of fundamental concepts and challenges-managing change, economics, ethics and social responsibility, management and leadership, marketing, human resources, entrepreneurship, accounting and finance, global trade, information technology, and operations and supply chain.This course is designed to give students a working knowledge of business, as well as assist them in determining and area or two of business in which they would like to concentrate throughout their studies.

BUS 110 Business Lecture Series (1)

Prerequisites: None
Description: A repeatable course offered to any student who is interested in business. Class assignments will ensure understanding of business lessons taught by guest lecturers.

 

BUS 160 Organizational Leadership (3) 

Prerequisite: BUS 101
Description: Students will learn and apply timeless principles of leadership for success in the environments of buisness, the Church, and the home. Draws on proven material from acknowledged leaders of people and process, including as key source the principles of Leadership Pattern developed by the LDS Church to train its leaders to "lead as the Savior would." Students will participate in authentic learning experiences as they consult on projects with real businesses.

BUS 199 Business Internship (2)

Prerequisite: Requires program director approval
Description: On-the-job application of knowledge and skills acquired in classroom study. Requires accomplishment of two measurable learning objectives related to the business degree/certificate competencies that can be documented and accomplished during the semester. A minimum of 60 work hours are required per credit hour, with 2 credit hours possible. One-hour weekly lab weeks1-4.
NOTE: Students will be responsible for finding internship positions. For assistance in finding an internship opportunity, contact the Career Advising office one month prior to the beginning of the semester.

BUS 201 Principles of Management (3)

Prerequisite: BUS 101, BUS 160
Description: Builds off the principles tauhg in BUS 160 (Organizational Leadership) as it ventures deeper into the characteristics and skills of true leadership within and organization, be it public, private, or church-related. Provides a real-world opportunity to collaborate with the management of a for-profit or not-for-profit company to study how the key elements of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling are applied and to present recommendations for imporvement, utilizing effective management theories and practices. Includes class discussion, case studies, small-group activities, and written and oral communication.

BUS 205 Human Resource Management (3)

Prerequisites: None
Description:Trains students in personnel supervision and conflict resolution, human relations, performance appraisal, manpower planning, communication, training, and governmental regulations. Develops skills in compensation administration, including wage, salary, incentive, and benefits administration.

BUS 221 Business Law & Ethics (3)

Prerequisites: None
Description: Develops sensitivity to ethics in business through class discussion and case studies. Provides a practical business knowledge of contracts, sales, negotiable instruments, real estate, warranties, business organizations, employment issues, torts, consumer protection and Internet law.

BUS 235R Applied Projects (1-3)

Prerequisite: Program Director Approval
Description: This course is an applied projects lab for the Business curriculum series. Students will complete real-life, real-time projects requested by companies. The company will define the project outcomes and set deadlines for project delivery. The level of credit hours will vary based on student involvement required and the intensity of the project. Students will work closely with an assigned faculty member, who will manage the overall quality of the deliverable. This is a pass/fail class. Students must complete an application process to be considered as a member the project team. Repeatable.

BUS 260 Business Finance & Economics (3)

Prerequisite: ACC 105; BUS 101
Description: Trains students in the financial management and profit maximization of a business enterprise. Develops skills in basic financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting, determining working capital requirements, determining operating and financial leverage, analyzing capital investment, and making financial decisions. Builds on key micro and macro economic principles in a domestic and international context. Includes collaborating with a real organization's management to perform a study of its financial management performance.

BUS 295 Business Strategy (3) (capstone)

Prerequisites: BUS 201; GSO 125, SMM 105
Description: Provides project-based experience in identifying management problems that frequently arise in business and using problem-solving skills to formulate solutions. Uses case studies and actual business situations to apply knowledge of business concepts and techniques. Also includes completion of a comprehensive employment portfolio encompassing the student’s work over previous semesters.

BUS 299 Business Management Internship (2) (capstone)

Prerequisites: BUS 101; Program Director Approval
Description: Provides students the opportunity to earn credit and gain valuable experience by performing job responsibilities in a real work setting over a three-month period. Interns will be expected to operate successfully in a position within their field of study as evaluated formally by their manager

LDS Business College (LDSBC) is located in downtown Salt Lake City, three blocks west of Temple Square.

Our complete mailing address is:

LDS Business College
95 North 300 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84101-3500

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You can submit questions or offer feedback via our online form, or make a call to one of the departments listed below (a more complete phone list is also available).

Admissions: 801-524-8145

Bookstore: 801-524-8130

Cashiers Office: 801-524-8153

Helpdesk: 801-524-8119

Registration: 801-524-8140

Regular Building Hours

Monday 6:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday -
Thursday
6:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Friday 6:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday Closed

Hours for specific College services, and exceptions to the building hours (holidays, semester breaks, special events, etc).