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Kisha Chandler Business Division
1000 Hempstead Avenue
Casey Building, Room 103
Rockville Centre, New York 11571 516.323.3081

Business Honors Courses

Honor students take the following courses as a cohort:

FRESHMAN YEAR

BUS 101H – INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 

This course has an entrepreneurial focus and requires students to develop a business plan for a small business. Key business principles in marketing, strategy, accounting and fund-raising must be learned and applied in an active project by students. Students must submit a written business plan and orally present their business plan to the professor and the class. (3 credits)

BUS 260H – ACCOUNTING I

Study of the function and use of basic accounting principles and concepts in recording business transactions: the accounting cycle, journal entries and financial statements. Other topics include service and merchandising cycles, internal control principles, systems including payroll, the valuation of cash, receivables, inventories, fixed assets and current liabilities. (3 credits)

BUS 261H – ACCOUNTING II

A continuation of Accounting I, including cash flow, corporations and financial statement analysis. An introduction to managerial accounting concepts and their relevance to business decisions. A study of cost behavior, cost volume profit relationships, standard and process costs and budgeting to foster meaningful comprehension of managerial accounting, (3 credits)

BUS 343H – QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS APPLICATIONS

This course is designed to equip students with the analytical skills essential for success in business. The course will provide students with hands-on experience in analyzing financial and economic data to assist in business decision making. (3 credits)

SOPHOMORE YEAR

BUS 350H – CORPORATE FINANCE

The objective of the course is to further a student’s understanding of the decisions made by finance managers in organizations. Topics include cash flow analysis under uncertainty, financial statement analysis, time value of money, equity markets and stock valuation, capital investment decisions, capital market theory, cost of capital, and dividend policy. (3 credits)

BUS 301H – PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT

The study of the fundamental functions of management within corporations. Topics included are: the structure and fundamentals of organizing, planning, leading and controlling. Students will also explore approaches to business strategy in response to competitive conditions in various industries. (3 credits)

ECO 315H – MONEY, BANKING AND FINANCIAL MARKETS

Study of money, banking and financial markets in the global context. Topics include: Banking in the digital age, domestic and international financial markets, central banking, monetary policy and the Federal Reserve System. (3 credits) 

BUS 490H -  CAPSTONE

This course is designed to integrate and summarize the business concepts and themes studied during the first two years in the Business Honors Program. Emphasis will be on a creative approach to identifying the challenges faced by companies in today's business environment. Through the use of case studies, students will be required to develop well-thought out solutions to business problems using the knowledge they have acquired up to this point in their academic careers. (3 credits)