Business

Degrees and Certificates

Classes

BUS 120 : Principles of Business

Surveys the fundamentals of the American business enterprise. Examines the foundations and responsibilities of accounting, business, management, finance, marketing, and the business environment.

Credits:

3

Student Learning Outcomes Are:

  • Demonstrate qualitative understanding of the impact of external factors on business decisions relative to the accomplishment of the mission and objectives of an organization.
  • Demonstrate qualitative understanding of various forms of business ownership to determine their appropriateness relative to an organization’s resources, goals, and objectives.
  • Demonstrate qualitative understanding of various business functions and practices and their impact on the successful operation of a business.
  • Demonstrate qualitative understanding of the impact of business decisions on the external environment.

BUS 122 : Introduction to Entrepreneurship

This course covers the basic economic and business principles regarding small-scale business enterprises. Focusing on the creation of a business plan, topics include researching and evaluating resources, planning, marketing, cultivating money resources, and understanding key concepts in law, budgeting, financial statements, and business documentation.

Credits:

3

Student Learning Outcomes Are:

  • Develop a comprehensive business plan for a future business enterprise.
  • Apply fundamental economic, financial, and organizational principles that govern the operation of business.
  • Work collaboratively in a group setting to cultivate entrepreneurship and develop solutions to economic issues.

BUS 122B : Introduction to Entrepreneurship: Sustainable Agriculture

This course is a specialized section of Introduction to Entrepreneurship that focuses on sustainable agriculture. The course will cover the basic economic and business principles regarding small-scale business enterprises connected to agriculture, with a particular focus on sustainable agriculture in Hawai‘i. With a focus on the creation of a business plan, topics include researching and evaluating resources, planning, marketing, cultivating money resources, and understanding key concepts in law, budgeting, financial statements, and business documentation.

Credits:

3

Student Learning Outcomes Are:

  • Develop a comprehensive business plan for a future business enterprise.
  • Apply fundamental economic, financial, and organizational principles to the operation of a sustainable agriculture business.
  • Work collaboratively in a group setting to cultivate entrepreneurship and develop solutions to economic issues.
  • Apply general entrepreneurial concepts to sustainable agriculture practices in Hawai‘i.