Fall 2013 Class Schedule (CRC)



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AGB 300    Introduction to Agriculture Business    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a survey to the business and economics of the agriculture industry; and, an introduction to the economic aspects of agriculture including the agricultural producer, consumer and food system. The management principles encountered in the day-to-day operation of an agricultural enterprise are stressed as they relate to the decision making process.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC H.Lewis Jr.          CRC MAIN WIN 104         14561 
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TBA       TBA             LEC H.Lewis Jr.          CRC MAIN Online          14562 Textbook
Online class.
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
Enrolled students must e-mail Professor Howard Lewis by August 24, 2013 at lewish@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 and 2) e-mail account


AGB 321    Agriculture Economics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the analysis of economic principles of resource allocation, production, cost analysis, and market price equilibrium with primary application to the agricultural sector; supply and demand in commodity pricing under perfect and imperfect competition; and agricultural credit, marketing and policy issues.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC H.Lewis Jr.          CRC MAIN WIN 106         14308 
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AGB 330    Agriculture Sales and Communication    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: COMM 301
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course involves the study of principles and practices of the selling process: selling strategies and approaches, why and how people buy, prospecting, territory management, and customer service. Self-management, communication, and interpersonal skills necessary in developing managerial abilities, leadership qualities, and facilitating teamwork within the agribusiness sector will be explored. Students will gain experience through role-play, formal sales presentations, and job shadowing. The course content is organized to give students an in-depth understanding of the factors and influences that affect the agribusiness industry on a day-to-day basis. Communication, leadership, and management skills are basic tools necessary for future career development within the agribusiness sector, as well as other aspects of life.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC H.Lewis Jr.          CRC MAIN WIN 106         19166 
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AGB 498    Work Experience in Agriculture 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 24-Dec 19
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         13996 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 13996 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14602 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, August 31, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. WIN-106
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

W         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14270 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 14270 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          13997 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, August 31, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. WIN-106
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             CRC MAIN Online          13999 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, August 29, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. WIN-106
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 21-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          13998 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, September 21, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. WIN-106
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 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 13, 2013