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BUS 204 INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR IN BUSINESS

BUS 204 – Introduction to Organizational Behavior in Business

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  BUS 204 Introduction to Organizational Behavior in Business

Credit Hours:  3.0             Contact Hours:  3.0          Lecture:  3.0       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grade of “C” or better in BUS 201

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: This course traces the foundation and development of behavioral science as applied to business, and analyses organizational and human needs. Topics emphasized include: organizational design and development, formal and informal work groups, communication and group processes, motivation theory, leadership, and the relationship between the work environment and the community and the urban setting.  The course includes a review of selected behavioral research findings.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. define and discuss organizational behavior;
  2. distinguish between individual behavior and group behavior; and
  3. identify and describe organizational systems.