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Our e-commerce degree program curriculum

By combining core education courses with specialized classes and electives, our e-commerce degree program curriculum delivers a comprehensive learning experience. Learning from business professionals with first-hand e-commerce expertise, you’ll have the opportunity to explore advanced topics in microeconomics and macroeconomics, marketing management, e-business strategy, and more.

Semester 1

OR110 - Achieving Academic Excellence 

Achieve your true potential! This course will help you sharpen existing skills, build on your strengths, and discover the best ways to learn. You will identify your learning styles, learn new behaviors to ensure college success and maximize your learning as you complete your program of study.
Credit Hours: 3

C10 - Introduction to Computers  

Introduction to Computers provides students with foundational skills and knowledge needed for today's technology-based careers. Students learn the components of systems—from the CPU and memory to input devices and peripherals—and how these components interact with an operating system to perform critical tasks. Keeping current with fast-changing computer technologies, this course will discuss the computer technologies today that are allowing the creation of a virtualized mobile workforce. It will explore how computers connect to the Internet, what services can be found online, and what dangers exist in the form of viruses, Trojans, and other malware. The course will also familiarize the student with the basics of today's office productivity applications and help to establish a foundation for working with these different types of applications, including spreadsheets, word processors, and presentation-creation tools.
Credit Hours: 3

EN120 - English Composition I  

This course offers an introduction to basic writing skills that is especially relevant to academic assignments. It focuses on paragraph development and organization in conjunction with a review of basic grammar and mechanics. The course also covers the construction of multi-paragraph essays, the development of writing style and tone, and techniques for critically editing and revising one's work.
Credit Hours: 3

SO245 - Social Impact of Technology  

This course examines the broad implications of technological innovation on social organization in terms of personal, political, economic, and environmental issues. Topics covered include technological progress within society, issues of energy use and creation, positive and negative environmental impacts of technology, the use of technology in war and politics, social responsibility, personal health, and economic development.
Credit Hours: 3

General Education Elective (100-200 Level)  

Semester 2

C04 - Introduction to Psychology  

This is a survey of the field of psychology, including the development of behavior, physiological mechanisms of behavior, perception, motivation and emotion, consciousness, learning, memory, personality and mental health.
Credit Hours: 3

C17 - College Mathematics  

This is a comprehensive review of mathematical skills and concepts commonly used in academic and vocational applications. Topics include whole numbers, fractions, decimal notation, ratios and proportions, percents, statistics and measurement, geometry, real numbers, and algebra.
Credit Hours: 3

EN130 - English Composition II  

This course provides an introduction and extensive guidelines for writing multi-paragraph essays in a college environment. In this way, EN130 will help you to better comprehend and assimilate the wide range of written communications that are vital to professional callings in commerce, industry, government, law enforcement, and healthcare—not to mention reports, documents, essays, and books associated with the universe of academic disciplines and the various areas of scientific research. For, as it turns out, the basics of the writing process apply to all forms of academic and professional communications.
Prerequisite for C02
Credit Hours: 3

MA140 - Business Analysis  

This course applies algebraic concepts to business problems to develop and improve technical, quantitative, and critical thinking skills in analyzing business issues. The student will learn how to analyze, interpret, and present data sets for solving problems, construct and analyze financial statements, perform ratio analysis, construct the major end-of-period financial statements, prepare invoices, determine simple interest and discounts, calculate compound interest and depreciation, and evaluate inventory levels.
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite for MA260

General Education Elective (100-200 Level)  

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Program Description

The Bachelor of Science in eBusiness program is designed for students seeking to acquire a concentration of eBusiness knowledge within a broad base of business concepts. Students will acquire insights into the Internet economy and how related technologies have altered the way companies do business. In addition to exploring new business models, students will learn how to galvanize traditional organizations to embrace and appreciate the capabilities of new technologies.

Program Objectives

After completing the eBusiness program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate proficiency with the managerial applications of Internet technology, including the application of management principles to business-to-consumer, business-to-business, and intrabusiness commercial ventures.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of the strategic management process and an ability to assess industry attractiveness and the competitive environment.
  3. Utilize the tools and methodologies needed to solve marketing problems, including developing marketing plans and the use of various marketing strategies.
  4. Discuss strategic considerations that marketers are facing related to technology and technology implementation.
  5. Demonstrate a foundation of computer and information systems knowledge, technical skills, and a basic understanding of computer applications.
  6. Demonstrate proficiency with English composition, and apply fundamental processes, theories, and methods to business communication in the workplace.
  7. Explain how effective leaders use their interpersonal skills to promote change, communicate vision, provide a sense of direction, and inspire employees.
  8. Identify and apply fundamental math concepts for operations and problem solving, and apply basic statistical concepts and tools in order to correctly interpret the results of statistical analyses.
  9. Demonstrate an understanding of an accounting information system, the steps of the accounting cycle, and the application of GAAP.
  10. Be prepared to enter Ashworth College’s Master of Science or MBA programs without any additional academic preparation

Unlock your career potential

The skills you learn during your e-commerce studies may help you open up new opportunities. But that’s not the only way we help our students achieve career success. We also provide extensive Career Tools, including one-on-one interview coaching and full access to The Ashworth EDGE, which focuses on building your personal brand and using the latest digital techniques to support your job search.

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