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BA 3300
Business Cornerstone
Summer I 2015
CRN 30146, 30144

BA 3300
Business Cornerstone
Summer I 2015
CRN 30146, 30144

Please note: By taking this Summer course, it implies you fully understand you have to take the initiative to study, keep up with material/assignments, and check Gatormail/Blackboard EACH day. You do not have a day “off” and this includes weekends. There is also a SERVICE LEARNING (volunteering) component to this course that you are required to volunteer in person. (details explained in syllabus 8.1.5).

In addition, a policy adopted by the Faculty of the College of Business on November 22, 2013 states, "Every fully online COB course will require live proctoring through UHD Testing Services or other
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The topics include critical thinking, team development, business ethics, and career development. The critical thinking component introduces the concepts and techniques of critical thinking. The team development component focuses on the importance and role of teams in business. The ethics component introduces the basic ethical concepts, principles, and techniques of moral reasoning needed in business. The career development component focuses on strategies and decision-making skills for moving oneself toward implementation of career goals.

2.1 COURSE OVERVIEW
Business Cornerstone is an application-oriented course that utilizes lectures, small group discussions, collaborative decision-making exercises, case studies, on-line communications, presentations, industry experts, mock interviews and written assignments to maximize student involvement in the subject matter. The dynamic nature of the Business Cornerstone course requires an interactive teaching and learning format that utilizes experiential learning activities to enhance each student’s involvement with the course content.

2.2 COURSE OBJECTIVES
At the conclusion of this course, the student will have strengthened the academic skills needed for success as a business major and will have a solid understanding of how ethics, teams, professionalism and a strong work ethic affect business operations. Specifically, the student will:

1. Employ critical thinking skills to develop well-reasoned

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