IEC 203 Principles of Economics
This course aims to study principles of micro-and
macroeconomics for business, such as consumption charac-
teristics, consumption concepts, and criteria for maximizing
consumption utility, production, and distribution for maximizing
social benefits. The course also explores types of markets,
such as monopolies and perfectly competitive marketing, and
a basic knowledge of macroeconomics, such as business
cycles, employment rate, inflation, deflation, and concepts for
solving economic problems influencing private sector.
Students gain knowledge about general international
economics like ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) and
study the principles of economics.
IFI 212 Business Finance
Prerequisite: IMG 101 or Dean’s Approval
This class covers the study of business finance
such as finding interest rates in different ways; calculating
costs issuing corporate bonds, increasing market share, and
borrowing. It includes topics such as acquiring and using
cash and credit, fundamental financial ratio analysis, and
basic knowledge of financial organizations and institutions
such as US Central Bank, national banks, commercial banks,
credit rating institutions, international monetary funds, and
international financial reserves.
IEN 103 Critical Reading
Emphasis on applying critical inquiry skills to varied
and challenging reading materials. Includes analysis, synthesis,
and evaluation through written discourse.
IEN 104 College Writing (3 credits)
IEN 105 Communicative English (3 credits)
IEN 390 Business English (3 credits)
This course is designed to help students develop
their writing, reading, and thinking skills. Emphasis is on the
writing process. Through inventing and elaborating ideas,
drafting, revising, and editing, students write in a variety of
contexts for a variety of purposes. These purposes include
description, narration, exposition, and argumentation.
This course develops students’ communicative
competence through effective integrated use of language
skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students will
learn how to give discussions, presentations, speeches, and
to participate in debates.
This course is designed to prepare students for their
professional use of the English language. They will learn how
to communicate effectively in business and social situations;
to write business letters, reports, and proposals; and to read
business documents and short articles. The communication
skills necessary for finding employment such as writing
resumes and application letters and interviewing techniques
are also studied.
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