School of Business

Interdisciplinary Business Courses

BINT 10000 - First-Year Seminar in Business NLA

Links the challenges faced by first-year college students with similar demands in business settings. Students learn that many of the issues they face individually in transition from high school to college have parallels to those faced in business organizations. Topics covered include time management, goal setting, learning styles, communication skills, and resource utilization, among others. Open to first-year business students only. 1 credit. (F,Y)

BINT 10100 - World of Business NLA

Surveys the functional areas of business -- finance, accounting, human resources, production, marketing, and international business -- and reviews the socioeconomic, political, and legal factors that influence business decisions in a global economy. In addition, the course links the challenges faced by first-year college students with similar demands on management in business settings. Topics covered include time management, goal setting, stress management, career development, and other topics related to student and career success. Open to first-year students in business and first-year exploratory majors only. A student may not receive credit for both this course and MGMT 11100. 3 credits. (F,Y)

BINT 10200 - Professional Skills for Success NLA

An overview of the skills necessary for career planning. The course begins with looking at transferable skills and personality types for different jobs. All aspects of the job search are discussed with strong emphasis on resumes, cover letters, and interviewing. Other topics communicated are related to success after the job has been secured: conflict management, business etiquette, teamwork, image, and networking. The goal of this course is to provide a strong background for goal attainment and future success in the business environment. Prerequisites: BINT 10100 or MGMT 11100. 1 credit. (F-S, Y)

BINT 19800 - Experiential Learning NLA

Permits students to investigate specific business disciplines and their career opportunities through placements in business organizations. The student is expected to keep a log of activities and have frequent contact with a faculty sponsor. This course may be repeated a maximum of three times with different employers. Open only to business majors; credits may not be used for a business elective, only for open credit. Three credits maximum; the combination of this course and any business internship may not exceed 6 credits. Pass/fail only. Prerequisites: BINT 10100; sophomore standing. 1 credit. (F-S,Y)

BINT 19900 - Washington, D.C. Practicum NLA

Off-campus experience in Washington, D.C., involving varied nonroutine work projects that allow students to synthesize classroom learning with on-the-job learning acquired by working in an organization. The program puts primary responsibility on the student to carry out program requirements in conjunction with a faculty sponsor. Prerequisites: BINT 10100; sophomore standing; minimum of 2.50 cumulative grade point average at Ithaca College. Credits may only be used as open elective credits and may not be used as business elective credit or to replace other business coursework. Pass/fail only. 3-6 credits. (F-S,Y)