May 28, 2020  
2017-2018 Official General Catalog 
2017-2018 Official General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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BUS 107 - The Freshman Experience

For most students, academic success is strongly influenced by their own behavioral conduct.  The main purpose of this course is to help students achieve their goals by clarifying the basic behaviors and character traits that are necessary to achieve goals, and showing them how they apply to their lives.  In addition, the course will also privide an introduction to college life at SUNY Broome, for students in the Department of Business.  College and departmental policies and procedures, academic advisement and registration, transfer and employment, college and departmental resources.  Required course for all first semester business students.

Credits: 1
1 Class Hour
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.  Critically think about how student behavior affects student success.
2.  Be aware of the continuous behavioral improvement processes...a methodology to improve the 5Cs through incremental and informed thinking about one's own behavior.
3.  Measure the degree to which an individual regulates his or her own behavior.
4.  Be provided with a means to bond to the institution and increase their success and retention.
5.  Demonstrate an understanding of departmental expectations, policies, procedures, and programs.
6.  Be aware of relevant college policies and procedures.
7.  Discuss the interrelationship between the different areas of business study, and tie together what is learned in other freshman business classes.
8.  Explain academic, transfer, and career planning.
9.  Effectively utilize the Banner, DegreeWorks, MyCollege system to self-assess academic progress, and self-register.

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