Spring 2019 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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16

Th09:00AM-10:20AMLECK.MontgomeryARC MAIN Lib 00211010Textbook
TBATBALECK.MontgomeryARC MAIN Online 11010Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TBATBALECK.MontgomeryARC MAIN Online 12281Textbook
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 24.
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory
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 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECM.FishARC MAIN DaviesHall 10310141Textbook
TBATBALECM.FishARC MAIN Online 10142Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


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 19-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECH.HernandezARC MAIN CMC 40813594Textbook
TBATBALECH.HernandezARC MAIN Online 13594Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TBATBALECH.HernandezARC MAIN Online 10140Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:     Saturday, January 19    11:00AM-1:00PM    Room Lib 1
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


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 28-Apr 03

TBATBALECT.KovarARC MAIN Online 11784Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


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 19-Feb 27

TBATBALECS.WheelerARC MAIN Online 11388TextbookFree Digital Book
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by 11:59pm pacific time on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


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 04-May 15

TBATBALECS.WheelerARC MAIN Online 10143Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by 11:59pm pacific time on Sunday, April 7, 2019
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


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 19-Mar 18

TBATBALECR.CondosARC MAIN Online 19432Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

TBATBALECR.CondosARC MAIN Online 10731Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16

TBATBALECR.CondosARC MAIN Online 10138Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

TBATBALECR.CondosARC MAIN Online 10724Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

TBATBALECR.CondosARC MAIN Online 11623Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECR.CondosARC MAIN Lib 00110134Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECH.BennettARC MAIN Raef 16010135Textbook
W07:00PM-08:30PMLECW.DimopoulosARC MAIN CMC 40710137Textbook
TBATBALECW.DimopoulosARC MAIN Online 10137Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory
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-09:05PMLECM.ParmeleeOff Campus Natomas/Ik A10313104Textbook
TBATBALECS.WheelerARC MAIN Online 10133Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by 11:59pm pacific time on Tuesday, January 22, 2019
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


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 19-May 22

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECM.FishARC MAIN CMC 40710821Textbook
M05:30PM-06:50PMLECM.FishARC MAIN DaviesHall 22810737Textbook
TBATBALECM.FishARC MAIN Online 10737Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

TBATBALECH.BennettARC MAIN Online 10129Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


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 19-May 16

TBATBALECH.BennettARC MAIN Online 13241Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


BUS 317    Managing Workplace Conflict    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on identifying and understanding the underlying causes of workplace conflict and strategies for managing conflict effectively. It explores the impact of conflict on workplace communication, decision making, and leadership. It includes practical and strategic skills to prevent escalation of conflict and defuse disruptive behaviors.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TBATBALECM.HillARC MAIN Online 20643Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


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 19-May 16

TBATBALECM.CondosARC MAIN Online 10574Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

TBATBALECM.CondosARC MAIN Online 13410Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

TBATBALECM.CondosARC MAIN Online 13572Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECM.CondosARC MAIN Lib 00210130Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECM.CondosARC MAIN Lib 00210614Textbook
TBATBALECR.GonzalezARC MAIN Online 10852Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

TBATBALECR.GonzalezARC MAIN Online 11171Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


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: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TBATBALECS.HurnerARC MAIN Online 13810Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

TBATBALECS.HurnerARC MAIN Online 11182Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16

TBATBALECC.SpeckARC MAIN Online 21075Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECC.SpeckARC MAIN CMC 40911485Textbook
MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECG.BastianARC MAIN CMC 40710131Textbook
M06:00PM-09:15PMLECR.GonzalezARC MAIN DaviesHall 11313388Textbook
T07:00PM-10:05PMLECD.O'DonnellARC MAIN CMC 40610132Textbook
Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECD.O'DonnellOff Campus Natomas/Ik A10311071Textbook
TBATBALECR.GonzalezARC MAIN Online 10613Textbook
The mandatory orientation for this class will be online. For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

TBATBALECR.GonzalezARC MAIN Online 10825Textbook
The mandatory orientation for this class will be online. For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

TBATBALECR.GonzalezARC MAIN Online 11935Textbook
The mandatory orientation for this class will be online. For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

TBATBALECR.GonzalezARC MAIN Online 12363Textbook
The mandatory orientation for this class will be online. For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

TBATBALECP.NarvandARC MAIN Online 12559Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


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 19-May 22

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECT.KovarARC MAIN Lib 00110139Textbook
TBATBALECT.KovarARC MAIN Online 11203Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


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 complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. All students are required to attend the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting, and a final meeting. Additionally, students who have not already successfully completed a Work Experience course will be required to attend weekly orientations while returning participants may meet individually with the instructor as needed. 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 19-May 16

TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA11189TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA11189TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Tuesday, March 19 at 6:00PM-8:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Tuesday, April 9 at 6:00PM-8:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325 and a final meeting on Tuesday, May 14 at 6:00PM-8:00PM 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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA13344TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA13344TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Tuesday, January 22 at 6:00PM-8:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Tuesday, March 12 at 6:00PM-8:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325 and a final meeting on Tuesday, May 21 at 6:00PM-8:00PM 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

T06:00PM-06:50PMLABP.SakakiharaARC MAIN Tech Ed 32311172TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA11172TextbookFree 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 16-May 04

TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA11190TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA11190TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, February 16 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, March 23 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325 and a final meeting on Saturday, May 4 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 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: November 14, 2018