Spring 2018 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, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC E.Horrell            CRC MAIN BSS 159         14203 
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TBA       TBA             LEC C.Dunn               CRC MAIN Online          14204 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, May 12, 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


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, Jan 13-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Kolleda            CRC MAIN Online          14746 
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, May 12, 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, Jan 13-May 16
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Posey              CRC MAIN BSS 148         15223 
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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 - First, Jan 13-Mar 12
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Phan               CRC MAIN Online          15170 
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: Friday, March 9, 9:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m., BS-148

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Phan               CRC MAIN Online          15212 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. This class requires each enrolled student to complete the online orientation by Thursday, March 20. 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: Friday, May 11, 11:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m., BS-148

W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Phan               CRC MAIN CAC 132         15773 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 15773 Textbook
Hybrid Class- Partly Online/ Partly Classroom: Instructors and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC L.Mederos            CRC MAIN BSS 125         14202 Textbook
 

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Mederos            CRC MAIN BSS 125         14956 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC TBA                  CRC MAIN BSS 159         15071 Textbook
 

MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC S.Carinci            Elk Grove EGA 211        15311 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        15312 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LEC P.Butler             Elk Grove EGA 206        15746 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Phan               CRC MAIN Online          14799 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: Friday, May 11, 9:00 AM-11:00 AM, BS 148

TBA       TBA             LEC P.Butler             CRC MAIN Online          14598 Textbook
Online class.
You MUST log into the course website in CANVAS and complete the Course
Orientation Quiz before Tuesday, January 16, at 11:59 p.m. to remain enrolled in the class.
To complete this class, students must have (1) reliable internet access (students may use campus or public library computer labs if they do not have internet access) (2) an active e-mail account (students are assigned a Gmail account upon registration for classes in Los Rios Colleges). 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
http://apps.losrios.edu/login.html
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Friday, May 11, 5:00pm-7:00pm., BS-148


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. (Competency: Writing)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC L.Humphrey           CRC MAIN BSS 125         15309 
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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, Jan 13-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Granquist          CRC MAIN Online          14800 
Textbook
Online Class.
This class requires each officially enrolled student to complete an online orientation and quiz by 5 pm of the first Tuesday of the class to avoid being dropped from the course. You must complete the online orientation quiz once you have logged into the course. The orientation will be available on the first day of the class. This online course can be accessed at http://elearning.losrios.edu Required attendance for on campus final. Final: Friday, May 11, 2:50p.m. - 4:50p.m., BS 125.


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: Eight Week - First, Jan 13-Mar 12
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Mederos            CRC MAIN Online          14747 
Textbook
Online class.
This class is designed for students in the Ford ASSET Program and it is open to all students.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
W         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Mederos            CRC MAIN BSS 146         14197 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Mederos            CRC MAIN Online          14197 Textbook
Hybrid Class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructors and students have both classroom meetings and online activities. A portion of classroom hours have been replaced by online hours. The online hours are less than 50% of the total required contact hours.


BUS 340    Business Law    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on the law and its relationship to the environment of business. The course covers the legal system; court process and procedures; alternative dispute resolution; government regulation of business; constitutional law; contracts, both under the common and the Uniform Commercial Code (U.C.C.); torts; business organizations; property rights; and agency and employment law. While covering a broad range of substantive laws related to business, the course also stresses critical thinking and analytical evaluation of legal issues surrounding business including ethics and social responsibility. (C-ID BUS 125)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 13-Mar 12
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Granquist          CRC MAIN Online          15652 
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 midterm and final.
Midterm: Saturday, February 10, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., BS 148
Final: Monday, March 12, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., BS-125

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Granquist          CRC MAIN Online          14597 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 midterm and final.
Midterm: Saturday, April 14, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., BS 148
Final: Friday, May 11, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., BS-125

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
F         09:30AM-12:35PM LEC L.Davenport          CRC MAIN BSS 159         15540 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Granquist          CRC MAIN BSS 159         14199 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Davenport          CRC MAIN BSS 159         14200 Textbook
 

TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LEC J.Cherry             Elk Grove EGA 211        15313 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC E.Granquist          CRC MAIN BSS 159         14201 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LEC E.Granquist          CRC MAIN Online          14656 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 midterm and final.
Midterm: Saturday, March 10, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., BS 159
Final: Friday, May 11, 12:40 p.m.-2:40 p.m., BS 125

TBA       TBA             LEC E.Granquist          CRC MAIN Online          15432 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 midterm and final.
Midterm: Saturday, March 10, 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m., BS 129
Final: Friday, May 11, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., BS-125


BUS 345    Law and Society    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D8; IGETC Area 4G
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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Riese              CRC MAIN BSS 159         14198 
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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, Jan 13-May 16
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Posey              CRC MAIN BSS 148         15264 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Benskin            CRC MAIN Online          14596 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, May 12, 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m., LRC-105


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, Jan 13-May 16
W         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14770 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14770 Textbook
Hybrid class- Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Students have both classroom meetings and online activities. Class login at http://elearning.losrios.edu. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14292 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Monday, January 22nd, 6:15 PM - 8:30 PM in WIN 106 on the CRC Main Campus. Class login at http://elearning.losrios.edu. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14294 Textbook
Online Class. Required attendance at the face-to-face orientation: Wednesday, January 17th from 4:00 p.m.-6:15 p.m. in WIN 106 on the CRC Main Campus. Class login at http://elearning.losrios.edu/. Login to https:/apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14295 Textbook
Online class. Class login at http://elearning.losrios.edu/. Login to https:/apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.

Enrollment Notice: This course is designated for students who have already successfully completed a Work Experience course with a C or better in a previous semester at CRC. This online course requires a face-to-face orientation on Friday, January 19th from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM in WIN 106 on the CRC Main Campus.
 

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 15-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14293 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Thursday, February 15th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. in WIN 106 on the CRC Main Campus. Class login at http://elearning.losrios.edu/.
Login to https:/apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
 

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14847 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at the face-to-face orientation: Wednesday, March 14th, 7:00 PM - 9:15 PM in WIN 106 on the CRC Main Campus. Class login at http://elearning.losrios.edu/. Login to https:/apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
 

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: November 16, 2017