Small Business and Entrepreneurship Major – Diploma – Lloydminster Campus

Year I Required Courses
Credits

AC 130 Accounting I 3
AC 130 and AC 230 introduce concepts and applications of financial accounting. Topics include accounting concepts and principles, the recording process, preparing financial statements, internal control, cash and receivables.
AC 230 Accounting II 3
Continuation of AC 130. Topics include: inventories, capital assets, current liabilities, owner's equity in partnerships and corporations, analyzing financial statements, the statement of cash flows and accounting information systems. Emphasis on problem solving and application of financial accounting to real life situations. Provides experience in maintaining a manual accounting system. Prerequisite: AC 130.
BA 120 Organizational Behaviour 3
Look at behaviour of individuals and groups in organizational settings through theories and models and examines how such behaviour can be modified to improve organizational efficiency and effectiveness. Case studies, exercises and role-plays drawn from real life used to illustrate principles.
CO 131 Communications I 3
This course offers an opportunity for business students to improve their business communication skills. The course covers a broad spectrum of writing skills and business messages. Emphasis in this course is on writing and formatting a variety of business documents—emails, letters, memos, proposals, and instructions/procedures. Prerequisites: Grade XII English or equivalent.
CO 231 Communications II 3
This course offers an opportunity for business students to improve their skills in two specific areas: written and oral communication. The written component of this course requires students to learn the fundamentals of report writing. The oral component of this course utilizes different multimedia technologies to hone the students’ oral presentation skills. Upon completion of this course, students will have mastered the technical skills required for effective written and oral business communication skills. Prerequisite: CO131.
CU 248 Business Computer Applications 3
This course covers a combination of the following computer applications: file management (Windows), word processing (Word), spreadsheets (Excel), presentations (PowerPoint) and using relational databases (MS Access). More depth and application of topics follow overviews of each individual application. Business topics are stressed in examples used.
EC 211 Macroeconomics 3
Emphasis on national policies and impact on the Canadian economy. Other topics are national income accounting, inflation models, employment theory, business cycles, balance of payments, money and banking.
MA 101 Business Mathematics 3
Solve practical financial and mathematical problems encountered in the business world through review of mathematics of ratios, percentage and basic algebra and their applications to business problems. Principle of time value of money covered in depth with its important applications to finance, investments and capital budgeting. Use financial calculators.
MK 170 Marketing Principles 3
Develop knowledge and understanding of marketing techniques including analysis of marketing operations, product assortment, price structure, channels of distribution and promotion of goods and services.
Business Elective 3
Your required courses include choosing from a list of elective course options. To choose your elective course, you will meet with the business academic advisor to discuss the available options.
Year II Required Courses
Credits

AC 444 Management Accounting 3
Look at accounting data through eyes of those who must use it in planning, controlling operations and making many decisions involved in management of an enterprise. Topics include cost, cost behaviours, cost relevance, budgeting, flexible budgeting and capital budgeting. Prerequisite: AC 230.
BA 170 Salesmanship 3
This course deals with the concepts, qualities, and skills required of a salesperson. Development of sales presentations and role-playing are used to practice sales technique. The importance of the sales function to an organization's success is emphasized, as well as the rewards and duties of the professional salesperson.
BA 546 Small Business Management I 3
This course covers the fundamentals of successfully managing and operating a small business. Emphasis is on planning and strategy in the areas of operation, finance and marketing. Instruction involves a combination of lectures, discussions, a project and a simulation. Pre-requisites: AC 130 and MK 170
BA 548 Small Business Management II 3
This course is based on a simulation game that applies theoretical concepts to a reality-based scenario. Emphasis is on gaining hands-on experience in operating and managing a small service business. Students gain practical skills in a controlled environment. Prerequisite: BA 546
BA 656 Leadership & Supervision 3
Covers wide spectrum of topics dealing with how management sees the supervisor, how supervisors see themselves and how supervisors lead. Covers planning, control, communications, motivation, training, appraisal, discipline, selection, safety and other relevant topics. Should have well-rounded understanding of theory and practical application of leadership and supervision. Prerequisite: BA 120.
EC 111 Microeconomics 3
Provides analytical techniques needed to analyze and understand consumer behaviour, production decisions of firm, market structures and market price mechanism.
LA 180 Business Law 3
Study sources of law and the judicial system emphasizing contract law, contract of sale, consumer protection, restrictive trade practices, agency, negotiable instruments, unincorporated business and corporations, insurance, the law of torts and real property law.
BA 300 Co-op Internship 3
This course is a 16 week co-op internship where students receive an in-depth exposure to one employer organization. The work placement normally takes place with a business, not-for-profit, or government agency. Students have the opportunity to use the skills they learned during the first year of the Business Administration Program. P/F. Prerequisite: Maintain a 2.0 average in first year courses (based on a full course load). Co-requisite: Complete all scheduled co-op internship workshops.
Business Elective 3
Your required courses include choosing from a list of elective course options. To choose your elective course, you will meet with the business academic advisor to discuss the available options.
Business Elective 3
Your required courses include choosing from a list of elective course options. To choose your elective course, you will meet with the business academic advisor to discuss the available options.
Business Elective 3
Your required courses include choosing from a list of elective course options. To choose your elective course, you will meet with the business academic advisor to discuss the available options.
Note: You will need to meet with the business academic advisor to discuss and select your business elective options.




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