A.C.E. Courses & Descriptions
FA 110 Introduction to Visual Arts
This is an introductory course intended to guide students towards a greater understanding and appreciation of the visual arts. Through observation and discussion students will examine historical and philosophical concerns as well as the fundamental concepts of form, content and style.
BUS 101 Introduction to Business
This course introduces the concepts and skills needed to manage business and non-profit organizations. It examines the complex environment in which these organizations function, integrating the study of management within the traditional liberal arts curriculum while preparing the student for more advanced courses in management, marketing, and economics. In addition it provides an overview of specific business disciplines.
BUS 211 Principles of Accounting I
This first course in accounting focuses on the basic concepts, principles, and assumptions which underlie the processing and reporting of economic data for profit-making business entities. The student develops a working knowledge of the accounting cycle and the preparation of financial statements. Basic accounting concepts for assets, liabilities, revenue, expense, and owner’s equity are examined. The student is taught to read and interpret financial statements.
BUS 212 Principles of Accounting II
Accounting II continues the application of fundamentals learned in Accounting I through computer applications. Emphasis is placed on the accounting techniques used by partnerships and corporations. Fundamentals of accounting for debt and equity transactions are examined. The student learns to prepare advanced financial statements. Tax implications for business are examined.
BUS 220 Principles of Management
The course concentrates on the functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling to highlight management strategies. It reflects on the roles of managers and the methods on total quality management in relation to the traditional fundamentals. The techniques of decision making are highlighted and students are provided with the opportunity to apply the principles to actual problems.
BUS 337 Sports Marketing
This course studies the dynamic growth of the successful business of Pro-Sports, which is evolving rapidly in the 90’s in North America and global markets. It analyzes the increase in multi-million dollar budgets for corporate sponsorships, sports promotion, team management and player’s contracts for endorsements, and advertising including television expansion into national and cable tv programming. Case histories will be used to understand how sports can help sponsors reach key target markets of consumers and how sports marketing plans and strategies can be developed to achieve increased sales and profits.
BUS 341 Commercial Law I
This course deals with the historical antecedents of business law: the principles and processes by which it is formulated, the structure and jurisdiction of the Federal and State courts and with business-related areas of the law including torts and crimes, contracts, agency and partnerships, government regulation, and consumer transaction.
BUS 342 Commercial Law II
This course builds on the foundation established by Commercial Law I and acquaints the students with additional related areas including corporation, the law of sales, commercial paper, secured transactions, real and personal property, insurance, bankruptcy, and wills and trusts.
BUS 343 Real Estate Principles I (Salesperson)
This is a first-time qualifying course for license as a real estate salesperson covering the subjects required by the State of New York, Department of State, and Division of Licenses. Topics included are: Real Estate financing, valuation and listing procedures, law of contracts, license law and ethics, human rights – fair housing, closing and closing cost, land use regulations, and real estate mathematics. Students expecting to earn a New York State must attend a minimum of 40.5 hours in the lecture portion of the course and pass the final examination.