Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog 
    Jul 13, 2024  
Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog
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BSAD 101 - Introduction to Business

CE-G and R

An introductory course designed to survey the field of business and its environment in order to give the student a broad overview of the principles, practices, institutions, and functions of business. PRE- or COREQUISITE(S): A minimum grade of C or better in ELAI 990  or appropriate score on the English assessment test. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 , MATH 050 . Three hours each week.

3 semester hours

May not be taken concurrently with MATH 017  or MATH 020  or MATH 030  or MATH 045  without appropriate Math assessment score.

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs to the growth and wealth of an economy.
  • Explain capitalism and how free markets work in regard to businesses.
  • Explain the importance of human resource management and describe current issues in managing human resources.
  • Explain how the changes that are occurring in the business, technical, and global environments impact the way businesses operate and affect the management function.
  • Explain the various issues involved in structuring organizations.
  • Define marketing and explain how the marketing concept applies in both for-profit and nonprofit organizations.
  • Describe the importance of finance and financial management to an organization and outline the financial planning process.
  • Define social responsibility and examine corporate responsibility to various stakeholders.
  • Explain the importance of planning in business.

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