Summer 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: Eight Week - First, Jun 11-Aug 03

TBATBALECH.BennettARC MAIN Online 12306Textbook
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 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, Jun 11-Aug 03

TBATBALECR.CondosARC MAIN Online 10120Textbook
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 10121Textbook
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 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: Eight Week - First, Jun 11-Aug 03

TBATBALECH.BennettARC MAIN Online 10619Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation. Must be completed by June 14th at 11:59pm.
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 - First, Jun 11-Aug 03

TBATBALECM.CondosARC MAIN Online 10445Textbook
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 10592Textbook
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: Six Week - First, Jun 11-Jul 20

TBATBALECM.FishARC MAIN Online 10459Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
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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 - First, Jun 11-Aug 03

TBATBALECR.GonzalezARC MAIN Online 10094Textbook
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 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

TBATBALECR.GonzalezARC MAIN Online 10543Textbook
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

TBATBALECC.SpeckARC MAIN Online 10563Textbook
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

TBATBALECC.SpeckARC MAIN Online 10748Textbook
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: Eight Week - First, Jun 11-Aug 03

TBATBALECT.KovarARC MAIN Online 12395Textbook
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 - First, Jun 11-Aug 03

TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA10169Textbook
TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA10169Textbook
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, June 16 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM HEED 715, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, July 7 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM HEED 715 and a final meeting on Saturday, July 28 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM HEED 715.
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

TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA12768Textbook
TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA12768Textbook
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, June 16 at 12:00PM-2:00PM in RM HEED 715, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, July 7 at 12:00PM-2:00PM in RM HEED 715 and a final meeting on Saturday, July 28 at 12:00PM-2:00PM in RM HEED 715.
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

Summer 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: July 12, 2018