Fall 2011 Class Schedule (CRC)



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BUS 100    English for the Professional    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 51 with grades of "C" or better; or ESLR 320 and ESLW 320.
Advisory: BUSTEC 302 and 303
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to prepare the student for 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 through analyzing written communication and composing and organizing paragraphs into effective business documents. Computer skills are needed to format business documents and search the Internet for information. Proofreading skills are stressed throughout the course. The course is recommended for all business majors during their first semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC B.Miller             CRC MAIN BS 148          17888 
Textbook
Web Enhanced class. Traditional classroom course but instructor has chosen to add web assignments.
After registering, go to Professor Miller's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/faculty/millerb
to complete the course orientation before the first class meeting. Bring your textbooks to the first class. All testing will be done online.
NOTE: To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204 or BS-145A; otherwise, you MUST have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: (1) Connection to the Internet, (2) e-mail account, and (3) Microsoft Word software

TBA       TBA             LEC B.Miller             CRC MAIN Online          17890 Textbook
Online class.
After registering, go to Professor Miller's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/faculty/millerb to complete the course orientation before coming to the on-campus orientation. Bring your textbooks to the on-campus orientation.
Required attendance for on-campus orientation and final.

Orientation: Saturday, August 20, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., BS-129
Final: Saturday, December 10, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., BS-146
NOTE: To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204 or BS-145A; otherwise, you MUST have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: (1) Connection to the Internet, (2) e-mail account, and (3) Microsoft Word software

TBA       TBA             LEC B.Miller             CRC MAIN Online          19752 Textbook
Online class.
After registering, go to Professor Miller's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/faculty/millerb to complete the course orientation before coming to the on-campus orientation. Bring your textbooks to the on-campus orientation.
Required attendance for on-campus orientation and final.

Orientation: Saturday, August 20, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., BS-129
Final: Saturday, December 10, 11:10 a.m.-1:10 p.m., BS-146
NOTE: To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204 or BS-145A; otherwise, you MUST have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: (1) Connection to the Internet, (2) e-mail account, and (3) Microsoft Word software


BUS 105    Business Mathematics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a review of basic mathematical skills and introduces equations and formulas in solving for unknowns. Applications of mathematics in business include such areas as banking, commercial discounts, retail and wholesale markup-markdown, payroll computations, simple and compound interest, bank discount, present value, taxes, insurance, depreciation, and financial statements. This course is recommended for every major in business.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       12:45PM-02:05PM LEC E.Horrell            CRC MAIN BS 159          19314 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Kolleda            CRC MAIN Online          18042 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. This class requires each enrolled student to complete the online orientation during the first week of the semester. You MUST complete this mandatory online orientation to remain in the class. The online orientation is available in the eLearning area for the class at http://elearning.losrios.edu
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday, December 10, 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m., BS-159


BUS 300    Introduction to Business    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a survey of all business areas, including Accounting, Law, Computer Information Science, Management, Marketing, Economics and Finance. The course is designed to be taken by all beginning students interested in business. It is a core requirement for business majors. This course provides an overview often very helpful in assisting students' selection of a specific career in the field of business.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Vest               CRC MAIN Online          19846 
Textbook
Online class.
Required attendance for on campus orientation and final.
Orientation: Saturday, October 15, 1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m., CAC-204
Final: Saturday, December 10, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m., CAC-204

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Vest               CRC MAIN Online          20106 Textbook
Online class.
Required attendance for on campus orientation and final.
Orientation: Saturday, October 15, 2:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m., CAC-204
Final: Saturday, December 10, 3:10 p.m.- 5:10 p.m., CAC-204

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Benskin            CRC MAIN BS 148          17880 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC L.Humphrey           CRC MAIN BS 148          17884 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Johnson            CRC MAIN Online          18794 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. This class requires each enrolled student to complete the online orientation during the first week of the semester. You MUST complete this mandatory online orientation to remain in the class. The online orientation is available in the eLearning area for the class at http://elearning.losrios.edu
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday, December 10, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., BS-129

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Badrue             CRC MAIN Online          19312 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. This class requires each enrolled student to complete the online orientation during the first week of the semester. You MUST complete this mandatory online orientation to remain in the class. The online orientation is available in the eLearning area for the class at http://elearning.losrios.edu
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday, December 10, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m., BS-119

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Badrue             Off Campus Online        29371 Textbook
Online Class with Amador Learning Center located at Independence High School, 525 Independence Dr., Sutter Creek CA 95685, Phone (209) 223-6330. Online Orientation. This class requires each enrolled student to complete the online orientation during the first week of the semester. You MUST complete this mandatory online orientation to remain in the class. The online orientation is available in the eLearning area for the class at http://elearning.losrios.edu
Required attendance for on campus (CRC Main) final.
Final: Saturday, December 10, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m., BS-119

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 02-Dec 09
F         09:00AM-12:45PM LEC M.Mabry              CRC MAIN BS 148          17882 Textbook


BUS 310    Business Communications    3 Units

Prerequisite: BUS 100 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Ability to key 30 or more words a minute and use a current office-level word processing program.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(a)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to emphasize the use of communication theory in planning and composing various types of effective business letters and reports. The course stresses style, appearance, grammar, punctuation, tone, vocabulary and reader appeal. Interpersonal communication and listening, cross-cultural communication, electronic communication technology, and ethical and legal guidelines are included. A formal report with graphics is required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Mrizek             CRC MAIN BS 128          19116 
Textbook


BUS 320    Concepts in Personal Finance    3 Units

Same As: ECON 320
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUS 105
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to assist individuals in analyzing their financial affairs. Elements and conceptual basis of financial planning, analysis, and decision making in areas of budgeting, taxes, borrowing, money management, insurance, investments, and retirement will be examined with an emphasis on principles to develop students' economic decision making. Students will be using mathematical concepts as well as reading and interpreting written and oral instructions. The course provides a solid base for a career in financial planning services. This course is the same as ECON 320, and only one may be taken for credit. See "Cross-Listed Courses" in the catalog.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
T         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Granquist          CRC MAIN BS 148          19862 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Granquist          CRC MAIN Online          19862 Textbook
Hybrid Class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom. Enrolled students are required to attend weekly on campus meetings on Tuesdays, the on campus final exam, and also participate in class assignments and weekly quizzes online through eLearning using Desire2Learn at https://d2l.losrios.edu

TBA       TBA             LEC E.Granquist          CRC MAIN Online          19296 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. This class requires each enrolled student to complete the online orientation during the first week of the semester. You MUST complete this mandatory online orientation to remain in the class. The online orientation is available in the eLearning area for the class at http://elearning.losrios.edu
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday, December 10, 3:10 p.m.-5:10 p.m., BS-148

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 10-Dec 10
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Johnson            CRC MAIN Online          20048 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. This class requires each enrolled student to complete the online orientation between September 11 and no later than September 15. You MUST complete this mandatory online orientation to remain in the class. The online orientation is available in the eLearning area for the class at http://elearning.losrios.edu
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday, December 10, 11:10 a.m.-1:10 p.m. BS-113


BUS 330    Managing Diversity in the Workplace    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the leadership skills and abilities needed to manage a multicultural workforce. A primary focus is placed upon the workplace impact of various historical, social, and cultural experiences/perspectives related to gender, age, ethnicity, and disability. Workforce issues related to the diversity of the American consumer and global consumer impact on the United States are analyzed.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
TTh       02:30PM-05:40PM LEC A.Badrue             CRC MAIN T 116           17886 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC L.Humphrey           CRC MAIN BS 148          17856 Textbook


BUS 340    Business Law    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introductory coverage of the law in its relationship to the environment of business. The course covers the American legal system as an instrument of economic, social, and political control. It stresses basic business torts, crime and business, contracts and sales transactions, agency, legal structures of business, government regulation and property rights.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Davenport          CRC MAIN BS 159          17874 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Davenport          CRC MAIN BS 159          17876 Textbook
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC L.Davenport          CRC MAIN BS 159          17878 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Johnson            CRC MAIN Online          19310 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. This class requires each enrolled student to complete the online orientation during the first week of the semester. You MUST complete this online orientation to remain in the class. The online orientation is available in the eLearning area for the class at http://elearning.losrios.edu
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday, December 10, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., LRC-105

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Johnson            CRC MAIN Online          20108 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. This class requires each enrolled student to complete the online orientation during the first week of the class. You MUST complete this mandatory online orientation to remain in the class. The online orientation is available in the eLearning area for the class at http://elearning.losrios.edu
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday December 10, 11:10 a.m.-1:10 p.m. BS-129

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 03-Dec 10
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Johnson            CRC MAIN Online          19694 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. This class requires each enrolled student to complete the online orientation during the first week of the class. You MUST complete this mandatory online orientation to remain in the class. The online orientation is available in the eLearning area for the class at http://elearning.losrios.edu
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday December 10, 11:10 a.m.-1:10 p.m., LRC-105


BUS 345    Law and Society    3 Units

Same As: SOCSC 360
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D2; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the American legal system emphasizing the nature, purpose, sources and functioning of American law but including some comparative analysis of other historical and contemporary legal systems. It stresses the evolution of legal concepts as a reflection of the social environment and the role of the judiciary. A theoretical rather than practical viewpoint is used through analysis of selected cases and legislation in the areas of individualism, socioeconomic groups, the family, the economy, crime, criminal procedure and punishment, church and state separation, the environment, and torts. This course should not be taken in place of BUS 340 when required. This course is the same as SOCSC 360, and only one may be taken for credit. See Cross-Listed Courses in the catalog.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC T.Stock              CRC MAIN BS 159          17864 
Textbook
F         09:30AM-12:35PM LEC L.Davenport          CRC MAIN BS 159          17866 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC L.Davenport          CRC MAIN BS 119          19508 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC L.Davenport          CRC MAIN BS 159          17868 Textbook


BUS 350    Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC P.Doris              CRC MAIN BS 125          19122 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Balsamo            CRC MAIN Online          19308 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. This class requires each enrolled student to complete the online orientation during the first week of the semester. You MUST complete this mandatory online orientation to remain in the class. The online orientation is available in the eLearning area for the class at http://elearning.losrios.edu
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday, December 10, 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m., BS-119


BUS 354    Students in Free Enterprise    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides students with an overview of what it takes to be successful in business through implementation of group projects and business leadership practices. Students will complete community-based business projects, focusing on business and project planning, team building, communications, preparing and processing information, and leadership. Students will plan, implement, and evaluate each project and then compose an annual report and deliver a professional presentation that will be evaluated by a selection of industry and business leaders at a regional competition, Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE). Students receive instruction in the areas of entrepreneurship, small business management, business planning, project management, oral and written presentation skills. This course emphasizes activities and techniques that develop competencies needed to become a successful business leader. There may be a material fee for this course. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Benskin            CRC MAIN BS 148          20306 
Textbook


BUS 498    Work Experience in Business    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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 their current job. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms, which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill an 18 hour 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. The course may be taken again when there is new or expanded learning on the job for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 163          18164 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 18164 Textbook
 

W         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 160          19394 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 19394 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 18166 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 26, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-115
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 18170 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 26, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-115
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 17-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 18168 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, September 17, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. T-115
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 20428 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, September 17, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. T-115
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 19, 2011