Introduces business students to professional responsibility. Develops the concept of professional responsibility within a personal and interpersonal context. Continues by expanding the concept to encompass the firm and explore the global corporate context. Introduces business majors and career paths and provides an understanding of ethical decision-making. Encourages the development of a professional identity and skills, preparing students to represent the College and the University with integrity and confidence in their careers. Prerequisite: First Semester Freshman, Intercollegiate and Off-Campus Transfer Students.
Introduction to business and an overview of the role of the College of Business and the University of Illinois in providing opportunities for undergraduates to prepare to become business leaders. Introduction to the College of Business Honors Program, a leadership program for approximately 40 incoming freshmen in the College of Business. Students will begin to work as a team to use leadership in service to all undergraduates in the College of Business. Approved for both letter and S/U grading. Prerequisite: Membership in freshman class of College of Business Honors Program.
Approved for both letter and S/U grading. May be repeated.
Introduces College of Business sophomores to the primary functional areas of business and how each functional area relates to comprise a business system. Students will engage in a dynamic simulation to develop an understanding of the interdependencies between the functional areas. The course will also highlight and continue to develop the teamwork and leadership skills required of successful managers. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing; BUS 101.
Accommodates students who must be registered for a course at the University while completing an internship, either because the internship is unpaid and the company requires registration, or because of visa requirements. Only internships in the College of Business will be considered. Approved for S/U grading only.
Examines in depth a number of the multi-dimensional attributes required to advance understanding of professional responsibility in the context of an ever-changing business environment, focusing on principles for addressing dilemmas that regularly arise in professional life in the work of business. Explores connections between academic integrity while in school and professional responsibility in later work life. Builds on BUS 101 and provides a breadth and depth of that body of knowledge that will enable highly successful students in BUS 302 to be considered for the role of section leaders in BUS 101. Aspiring section leaders in BUS 101 must have excelled in BUS to be considered for the position. Prerequisite: BUS 101; by application and interview.
Upon prior written approval of the College of Business' Office of Undergraduate Affairs, a student may earn up to 18 credit hours per term undertaking a study and/or research project in international business at accredited foreign institutions or approved overseas programs. Final determination of appropriate credit will be made upon completion of the work done abroad. While absent from the Urbana-Champaign campus, the student must continue to pay all fees required by the University of Illinois to retain continuity of enrollment and to allow the time spent away from this campus to count toward residency. Approved for both letter and S/U grading. Maximum of 18 hours per term and 36 hours total. Prerequisite: One academic year (or one semester in the case of transfer students) in residence at UIUC, good academic standing, completion of at least thirty semester hours toward the bachelor's degree, and prior approval of course work by the College of Business' Office of Undergraduate Affairs. Some programs have additional requirements.