BBA 100 - Business and Society: Foundations for Professional DevelopmentSemester Hours: 3
An introduction to the role that business serves in society, emphasizing the value of change and innovation in a dynamic, global environment. Students will become familiar with business terminology and concepts relevant to all enterprises. Employing an integrated perspective, students gain an understanding of the interdependencies between functional disciplines and how each contributes to value creation. The challenges and opportunities created by the changing legal and regulatory landscape; heightened global competition; economic pressures; and technological innovations and demands for socially-responsible practices are also explored. Students’ personal and professional achievement is cultivated by emphasizing career exploration and preparation skills. Industry leaders discuss their career development and students engage in mandatory Career Center programs.
May not be taken on a Pass/D+/D/Fail basis. This course is a BBA degree requirement for first-year students. Students must complete this course by the end of the third semester or as soon as they declare themselves as a student or major in the business school. Internal and external transfer students who have taken 9 credits in at least three different areas of business will be waived from this course but may take it if they so wish.
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