Spring 2018 Class Schedule (ARC)



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BUS 100    English for the Professional    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGRD 56 or ENGWR 56; OR ENGRD 15 and ENGWR 50; OR ESLR 310 and ESLW 310 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: BUSTEC 300.1
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course prepares students for professional business communication. It presents principles of correct and effective English usage as applied in business. Included are skills and techniques of written communication, sentence structure, word usage, punctuation, spelling, business vocabulary, and business document formatting. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking and effective writing techniques by analyzing written communication and composing and organizing paragraphs into effective business documents. Proofreading skills are stressed throughout the course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.NordellARC MAIN Lib 00211117Textbook
TBATBALECR.NordellARC MAIN Online 12585Textbook
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 18.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


BUS 105    Business Mathematics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course reviews basic mathematical skills and introduces equations and formulas in solving for unknowns. Calculations for banking, commercial discounts, retail and wholesale markup-markdown, payroll computations, simple and compound interest, bank discount, present value, taxes, insurance, depreciation, and financial statements are explored. This course is recommended for business majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh07:30AM-08:50AMLECM.FishARC MAIN CMC 40610155Textbook
TBATBALECM.FishARC MAIN Online 10156Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 110    Business Economics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of ┐C┐ or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of ┐C┐ or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b)
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for two-year Accounting, Business, Computer Information, Marketing, and Real Estate majors. Both microeconomic and macroeconomic theory are covered with the emphasis towards applications. This course does not meet ECON 302 or 304 requirements for transfer students.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

MW09:00AM-12:10PMLECH.HernandezARC MAIN CMC 40820951Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALECH.HernandezARC MAIN Online 10154Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:     Saturday, January 13    11:00AM-1:00PM    Room Lib 1
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 210    The Business Plan    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUS 350; and eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course offers an organized, step-by-step approach to preparing a business plan. All sections of the business plan are covered.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 22-Apr 04

TBATBALECS.WheelerARC MAIN Online 12016Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 214    Financing a Small Business    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the sources and methods of raising capital for small businesses. It explores how much money is needed and where it can be obtained, start-up costs, and projecting monthly and yearly costs. Financial ratios and key financial statements are also covered.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 13-Feb 21

TBATBALECS.WheelerARC MAIN Online 11561TextbookFree Digital Book
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 216    Essential Records for the Small Business    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 51 and ENGRD 15, OR ESLR 310 and ESLW 310; BUS 105 and 350 with a grade of "C" or better.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course emphasizes the various types of records that small businesses must keep. The focus is on financial, employment, and tax records. Simple, easy-to-use record-keeping systems are covered.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Apr 05-May 09

TBATBALECS.WheelerARC MAIN Online 10157Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 300    Introduction to Business    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a multidisciplinary examination of how culture, society, economic systems, legal, international, political, financial institutions, and human behavior interact to affect a business organization┐s policy and practices within the U.S. and a global society. It covers specific areas such as management, marketing, finance, accounting, economics, and computer information systems. It is a core requirement for business majors. This course provides an overview that is helpful for selecting a specific career and/or major in the field of business. (C-ID BUS 110)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 13-Mar 12

TBATBALECR.CondosARC MAIN Online 10811Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

TBATBALECR.CondosARC MAIN Online 10151Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECR.CondosARC MAIN Online 10804Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECR.CondosARC MAIN Online 11839Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECR.CondosARC MAIN Online 12715Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECR.CondosARC MAIN CMC 40610147Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECH.BennettARC MAIN Raef 16010148Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECM.ParmeleeARC MAIN Lib 00210149Textbook
W07:00PM-08:30PMLECW.DimopoulosARC MAIN DaviesHall 10110150Textbook
TBATBALECW.DimopoulosARC MAIN Online 10150Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

T06:00PM-09:05PMLECJ.JurachOff Campus Natomas/Ik A10319517Textbook
TBATBALECS.WheelerARC MAIN Online 10146Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 310    Business Communications    3 Units

Prerequisite: BUS 100 or ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: BUSTEC 300.1
General Education: AA/AS Area II(a)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides the basic concepts for understanding communication in a changing business environment and focuses on practicing the strategies and principles of effective communication in business situations. Tools to communicate effectively in a fast-paced technological, global marketplace are emphasized. The course provides opportunities to create, edit, evaluate, and critique business documents and reports. A formal research paper using research and analytical skills, and drawing conclusions and making recommendations is required. An oral business presentation is prepared and delivered. (Competency: Writing)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECM.FishARC MAIN CMC 40710913Textbook
M05:30PM-06:50PMLECM.FishARC MAIN DaviesHall 22810817Textbook
TBATBALECM.FishARC MAIN Online 10817Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECH.BennettARC MAIN Online 10141Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 312    Workplace Behavior and Ethics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUSTEC 300.1 and CISC 300 with a grade of "C" or better; and eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300, OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces basic procedures that promote effective workplace practices. Specific topics include communicating effectively, working on teams, problem-solving, preparing and processing information, understanding business ethics, researching ethical business standards, and implementing ethical principles. Activities and techniques help to develop competencies needed in the workplace to communicate with coworkers and customers effectively.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

TBATBALECR.FulghamARC MAIN Online 20043Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 320    Concepts in Personal Finance    3 Units

Same As: ECON 320
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers how to analyze financial affairs for lifelong decision making. It examines the basics of financial planning, analysis, and decision making in areas of budgeting, taxes, credit, money management, insurance, investments, and retirement with an emphasis on principles to develop economic decision-making skills. This course is not open to students who have completed ECON 320.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

TBATBALECM.CondosARC MAIN Online 10635Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECM.CondosARC MAIN Online 20552Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECM.CondosARC MAIN Online 20905Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECM.CondosARC MAIN Lib 00210142Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECM.CondosARC MAIN Lib 00210679Textbook
TBATBALECR.GonzalezARC MAIN Online 10947Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECR.GonzalezARC MAIN Online 11302Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 330    Managing Diversity in the Workplace    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D3
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The course examines the leadership skills and abilities needed to manage a multicultural workplace. It focuses on the workplace impact of various historical, social, and cultural experience/perspectives related to gender, age, ethnicity, and disability. Workplace issues related to the diversity of the American consumer and global consumer impact on the United States are analyzed.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

M07:00PM-08:20PMLECM.FishARC MAIN DaviesHall 22821213Textbook
TBATBALECM.FishARC MAIN Online 21213Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALECS.HurnerARC MAIN Online 11315Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 340    Business Law    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of ┐C┐ or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of ┐C┐ or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on the law in its relationship to the environment of business. Topics covered include the American legal system as an instrument of economic, social, and political control, sources and processes of law, contracts and sales, agency, business organizations, ethics, and the regulatory process. (C-ID BUS 125)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECC.SpeckARC MAIN CMC 40911681Textbook
MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECG.BastianARC MAIN CMC 40710144Textbook
M06:00PM-09:05PMLECR.GonzalezARC MAIN DaviesHall 11320434Textbook
T07:00PM-10:05PMLECD.O'DonnellARC MAIN CMC 40610145Textbook
Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECD.O'DonnellOff Campus Natomas/Ik A10311190Textbook
TBATBALECR.GonzalezARC MAIN Online 10678Textbook
The mandatory orientation for this class will be online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECR.GonzalezARC MAIN Online 10917Textbook
The mandatory orientation for this class will be online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECR.GonzalezARC MAIN Online 12193Textbook
The mandatory orientation for this class will be online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECR.GonzalezARC MAIN Online 12684Textbook
The mandatory orientation for this class will be online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECP.NarvandARC MAIN Online 12911Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 350    Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview of the various elements involved in starting and operating a small business. It covers developing a business plan, finding financial resources, developing personal and business goals, managing employees, meeting legal requirements, understanding marketing concepts, and other topics of interest to the entrepreneur.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECT.KovarARC MAIN CMC 40610152Textbook



TBATBALECT.KovarARC MAIN Online 11343Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 498    Work Experience in Business    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position, or job related to business with a cooperating site supervisor. Students are advised to consult with the Business Department faculty to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of business. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer-level degree occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce, completion of Title 5 required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. First-time participants are required to attend a weekly orientation and a final meeting. Returning participants are required to attend the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting, and a final meeting and may meet individually with the instructor as needed to complete a work site observation and all program forms, receive updates, and assignments. Students may take up to 16 units total across all Work Experience course offerings. This course may be taken up to four times when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA11324TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA11324TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, March 17 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, April 7 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323 and a final meeting on Saturday, May 5 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA20308TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA20308TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, January 13 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, March 3 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323 and a final meeting on Saturday, May 12 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

T06:00PM-06:50PMLABP.SakakiharaARC MAIN Tech Ed 32511303TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA11303TextbookFree Digital Book
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 10-Apr 28

TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA11326TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA11326TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, February 10 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, March 17 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325 and a final meeting on Saturday, April 28 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: April 17, 2018