Fall 2014 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 23-Dec 18
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Evans              CRC MAIN BS 148          13637 
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Web Enhanced class. Traditional classroom course but instructor has chosen to add web assignments.
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          13638 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 23, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., BS-129
Final: Saturday, December 13, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 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

TBA       TBA             LEC B.Miller             CRC MAIN Online          14330 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 23, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., BS-129
Final: Saturday, December 13, 1:10 p.m.-3:10 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 23-Dec 18
TTh       12:45PM-02:05PM LEC E.Horrell            CRC MAIN BS 159          14183 
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TBA       TBA             LEC L.Kolleda            CRC MAIN Online          13693 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 13, 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m., BS-159



BUS 215    Entrepreneurial Opportunity and Business Planning    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides students with insight and knowledge into developing their entrepreneurial opportunity and creating a business plan for it. Students will research entrepreneurial ideas and determine how to turn an idea into a successful startup enterprise given the current and anticipated demographic, technological and social climates. Students will also be offered an organized, step-by-step approach to preparing a business plan. Once students are able to assess the feasibility of their own business ideas based on their personal strengths, skills, and financial goals, they will develop and produce a comprehensive business plan. Students will analyze the organization and management of a new business and map out how to execute a new business venture. The plan will enable the students to solve problems "on paper" before they become operational or money problems. Students with little entrepreneurial experience or have business idea they would like to pursue will benefit from this course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Phan               CRC MAIN BS 125          19539 
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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, human resources, 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. (C-ID BUS 110)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Phan               CRC MAIN Online          14727 
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 the on-campus final.
Final: Saturday, December 13, 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., BS-129

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
M         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Phan               CRC MAIN BS 148          13634 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Phan               CRC MAIN Online          13634 Textbook
Hybrid Class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom.
Enrolled students are required to attend weekly on-campus meetings on Monday, the on-campus final exam, and also participate in class assignments and weekly quizzes online through eLearning using Desire2Learn at https://d2l.losrios.edu

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC E.Sherrell-Davis     CRC MAIN LRC 107         14726 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Phan               CRC MAIN BS 148          13635 Textbook
 

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Evans              CRC MAIN BS 148          14772 Textbook
MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC C.Kaufman            Elk Grove EGA 211        14978 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

F         09:00AM-12:10PM LEC S.Carinci            Elk Grove EGA 211        20102 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Vest               CRC MAIN M 200           13636 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Phan               CRC MAIN Online          14013 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 13, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m., BS-148

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Johnson            CRC MAIN Online          14182 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 13, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., BS-128



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 23-Dec 18
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC L.Humphrey           CRC MAIN BS 148          14112 
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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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
T         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Granquist          CRC MAIN BS 148          14362 
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TBA       TBA             LEC E.Granquist          CRC MAIN Online          14362 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



BUS 330    Managing Diversity in the Workplace    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D7
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: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC L.Kolleda            Elk Grove EGA 211        19559 
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This class is taught at the Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove, CA 95757.

TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC L.Humphrey           CRC MAIN BS 148          13627 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 23-Dec 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Granquist          CRC MAIN BS 159          13631 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Davenport          CRC MAIN BS 159          13632 Textbook
 

TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC M.Kia                Elk Grove EGA 211        19557 Textbook
This class is taught at the Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove, CA 95757.

TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LEC J.Cherry             Elk Grove EGA 211        19560 Textbook
This class is taught at the Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove, CA 95757.

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC E.Granquist          CRC MAIN BS 159          13633 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LEC E.Granquist          CRC MAIN Online          14181 Textbook
Online class. For enrolled students, please complete the online orientation by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in the class.
Online Orientation. The online orientation is available in the eLearning area for the class at http://elearning.losrios.edu
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Friday, December 12, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., BS-125

TBA       TBA             LEC E.Granquist          CRC MAIN Online          14312 Textbook
Online class. For enrolled students, please complete the online orientation by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in the class.
Online Orientation. The online orientation is available in the eLearning area for the class at http://elearning.losrios.edu
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Friday December 12 11:40 a.m.-1:40 p.m. BS-125

Th        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Granquist          CRC MAIN BS 148          14728 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Granquist          CRC MAIN Online          14728 Textbook
Hybrid Class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom.
Enrolled students are required to attend weekly on-campus meetings on Thursdays, the on-campus final exam, and also participate in class assignments and weekly quizzes online through eLearning using Desire2Learn at https://d2l.losrios.edu

Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC C.Johnson            CRC MAIN BS 159          19039 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Granquist          CRC MAIN Online          20139 Textbook
Online class. For enrolled students, please complete the online orientation by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in the class.
Online Orientation. The online orientation is available in the eLearning area for the class at http://elearning.losrios.edu
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Friday December 12 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. BS-125



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 23-Dec 18
F         09:30AM-12:35PM LEC L.Davenport          CRC MAIN BS 159          13629 
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TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Riese              CRC MAIN BS 148          14259 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 23-Dec 18
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC P.Blank              CRC MAIN BS 125          14115 
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TBA       TBA             LEC A.Balsamo            CRC MAIN Online          14180 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 13, 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m., BS-119



BUS 498    Work Experience in Business    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals in Business.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in their major field of study or advancement within their career. 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 required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to participate in 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. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         13745 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14497 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, August 28, 6:30 p.m.-8:45 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

W         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14216 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          13746 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 29, 11:00 a.m.-1:15 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

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          13748 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, August 30, 9:00 a.m.-11:15 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

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 20-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          13747 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, September 20, 9:00 a.m.-11:15 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 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: December 3, 2014