Selected Topics in Business

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Course Description:
This course covers topics of current interest or of special interest to students or instructors. Topics may vary. This course may be repeated for up to 9 semester hours credit.


Course Details


Permission of department chair



As assigned


Required textbooks/ course materials:

No textbook or course materials are required to purchase for this course. This is a zero textbook cost course.



Assignment/course outline:

Topics of current interest or of special interest to students or instructors will be narrowed down to help create the final assessment and weekly deliverables.


Discipline-level learning outcomes:

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree Learning Outcomes:  

BA-1 Exhibit knowledge of accounting, finance, management, legal, operations and marketing.   

BA-2 Identify MIS, economics, technology, statistical data and decision support tools for making effective business decisions.

BA-3 Recognize the impact of today’s global economy, diversity and cultures on businesses. 

BA-4 Comprehend how effective leadership, teamwork and ethics relate to best business practices.  

BA-5 Use effective oral and written communication skills, including effective research techniques.


Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods

Evaluate complex situations, identify key issues, compare and contrast the situation to the management theories.

Formulate the development and implementation of a comprehensive strategic plan for an organization through the use of cases. 

Facilitate the professional communication of a presentation and/or project paper by integrating concepts (cognitive) from course(s).

Integrate concepts from other Bachelor of Science Business Administration courses.

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5  

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

Tests, Quizzes, Homework


Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

  • Attend and participate in class regularly.
  • Read all assigned material before class.
  • Study in-class notes and online (Canvas) materials.
  • Complete assigned projects in a timely manner to enable reflections and revisions on the final product.
  • Participate in discussions.
  • Demonstrate your mastery of the required skills on quizzes, exams, etc.
  • Complete all assignments with promptness and accuracy.
  • All written documents as well as online assignments must be completed using correct grammar, spelling, and structure.

 The grading breakdown is subject to change at the discretion of the instructor.

  • Quizzes, up to 40%
  • Test (includes midterm and final), up to 60%
  • Asignments, Projects and/or Labs, up to 40%
  • Participation, up to 20%

Please see your first day handout for individual instructor grading schemes.

Academic Honesty: Do not attempt to get assistance on exams from any other individual; or to complete assignments or gain answers for quiz questions or assignments dishonestly. Please refer to the Chipola College Catalog and the Chipola College Student Handbook for information on the Academic Honor Code and the Academic Honor Code – Consequences. Academic dishonesty includes but is not limited to plagiarism, cheating, and misrepresentation on assignments, quizzes and/or exams.


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