Course Code (cross-listed)
  • AFM 131
  • ARBUS 101
Course Title Introduction to Business in North America
Online Offers
  • Winter 2022 (tentative) (Instructor: TBA)
  • Fall 2021 (tentative) (Instructor: Mohsin Bashir)
  • Fall 2021 (tentative) (Instructor: David Ha)
Course Location Online
Credit Weight 0.5
Course Description

The functional areas of business: finance, personnel administration, production, marketing, and accounting are examined within differing organizational structures. Coverage also includes study of the principles of effective management and the financial system as a source of corporate capital.

Typical terms may not reflect online offerings.

Course Work and Exam Fall 2020 course outline (note 2)
Requisites

AFM 131

  • Prerequisite: Not open to Arts and Business students.
  • Antirequisite: BUS 111W

ARBUS 101

  • Prerequisite: Arts and Business students.
  • Antirequisite: BUS 111W
Materials Some course components are not supported in Microsoft Edge
System Requirements
  • A computer with Internet access is required for all online and multimodal courses. Please see the System Requirements.
Taught in English
Special Notes 1) Cross-listed with ARBUS 101 (not offered online).
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