Business Pathway

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Business Pathway

The Business Pathway will provide a solid foundation of core business knowledge and skills to students who are interested in pursuing a degree or career in the high-powered aviation industry.

This pathway is available to Dual Enrollment students Online and On-Ground at our high school partnership locations.

A comprehensive overview of relevant management principles and practices as applied in contemporary organizations, this course focuses on management theories, philosophies, and functions.

Pre-Reqs: None

Credits: 3

This course introduces the student to accounting information systems and financial reports. Included are accounting concepts and analysis and interpretation of financial reports, with an emphasis on the operating activities of aviation-related businesses.

Pre-Reqs: None

Credits: 3

The course integrates many theories, concepts, and methodologies related to the implementation and use of Information Systems within an enterprise. Special attention is given to the following topics: Digital technology; Winning, engaging, and retaining consumers; Optimizing performance with enterprise systems and analytics; Managing business relationships, projects and codes of ethics.

Pre-Reqs: None

Credits: 3

Students are required to already have an understanding of traditional computer-based applications before beginning CSCI 109. These applications include word processing, basic spreadsheet use, basic database use, basic presentation software use, electronic mail, and accessing web resources via the Internet. The purpose of this course is to build on students’ existing knowledge of using computer systems and pertinent applications. Students will increase their skills with the most popular computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet, electronic mail, presentation software, and Internet. Computer literacy is presented through lectures, discussions, and readings on the computer process, the impact of computers on society, emerging technologies, and hardware and software purchasing decisions.

Pre-Reqs: None

Credits: 3

This course is an introduction to the economic principles of free enterprise supply and demand, private and social implications of revenue maximization, cost minimization, profit maximization, market structure, and resource markets. Current microeconomic issues in aviation (such as elasticity, pricing, taxes, subsidies, market implications, liability reform, evolution of airline completion, etc.) are discussed.

Pre-Reqs: MATH 111 or MATH 140 or MATH 143 or MATH 241 and ENGL 123 or ENGL 143

Credits: 3

This course is an introductory analysis of employment, inflation, recession, GDP economic growth, national income/output and international trade with an emphasis on practical policy alternatives. Macroeconomic aviation applications such as the counter-cyclical growth of start-up airlines and consideration of ATC privatization are incorporated.

Pre-Reqs: MATH 111 or MATH 140 or MATH 143 or MATH 241 and ENGL 123 or ENGL 143

Credits: 3

This course is a study of basic descriptive and inferential statistics. Topics include types of data, sampling techniques, measures of central tendency and dispersion, elementary probability, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling distributions, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, and simple linear regression.

Pre-Reqs: MATH 111 or MATH 140 or MATH 143 or MATH 241

Credits: 3