Spring 2017 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 14-May 17
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC E.Horrell            CRC MAIN BS 159          14091 
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TBA       TBA             LEC C.Dunn               CRC MAIN Online          14092 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 13, 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 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Kolleda            CRC MAIN Online          14664 
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 13, 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., LRC-105


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 14-May 17
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Posey              CRC MAIN BS 148          15180 
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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 14-Mar 13
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Phan               CRC MAIN Online          15126 
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: Monday, March 13, 3:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m., BS-148

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 14-May 11
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Phan               CRC MAIN Online          15169 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 12, 11:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m., BS-148

W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Phan               CRC MAIN WIN 254         20460 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Phan               CRC MAIN Online          20460 Textbook
Hybrid Class- Partly Online/ Partly Classroom: Instructors and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Mederos            CRC MAIN BS 125          14090 Textbook
 

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Mederos            CRC MAIN BS 125          14890 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Blank              CRC MAIN BS 159          15018 Textbook
 

MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC S.Carinci            Elk Grove EGA 211        15283 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        15284 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LEC E.Sherrell-Davis     Elk Grove VHS            20273 Textbook
Class is held at Valley High School, F-6, located at 6300 Ehrhardt Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95823. Class is open to all students.

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Phan               CRC MAIN Online          14720 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 12, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. BS-148

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Balsamo            CRC MAIN Online          14502 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 13, 8:00 a.m.- 9:00 a.m., 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 14-May 17
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC L.Humphrey           CRC MAIN BS 125          15281 
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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 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Granquist          CRC MAIN Online          14721 
Textbook
Online Class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Thursday of class to avoid losing your seat in class or your position on the wait list. 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, May 12, 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 14-Mar 13
TTh       02:30PM-05:35PM LEC L.Mederos            CRC MAIN BS 148          14665 
Textbook
This class is designed for students in the Ford ASSET Program and it is open to all students.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC L.Mederos            CRC MAIN BS 159          14085 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 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 14-Mar 13
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Granquist          CRC MAIN Online          19640 
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 11, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., BS 148
Final: Monday, March 13, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., BS-125

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 14-May 11
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Granquist          CRC MAIN Online          14501 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. This class requires each enrolled student to complete the online orientation during the first week of the semester. The online orientation is available in the eLearning area for the class at http://elearning.losrios.edu
You MUST complete this mandatory online orientation to remain in the class.

Required attendance for on campus midterm and final.
Midterm: Saturday, April 8, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., BS 148
Final: Friday, May 12, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., BS-125

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Granquist          CRC MAIN BS 159          14087 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Davenport          CRC MAIN BS 159          14088 Textbook
 

F         09:30AM-12:35PM LEC L.Davenport          CRC MAIN BS 159          15620 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC J.Cherry             Elk Grove EGA 211        15286 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 BS 159          14089 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LEC E.Granquist          CRC MAIN Online          14563 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 11, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., BS 129
Final: Friday, May 12, 12:40 p.m.-2:40 p.m., BS-125

TBA       TBA             LEC E.Granquist          CRC MAIN Online          15423 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 11, 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m., BS 129
Final: Friday, May 12, 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 14-May 17
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Riese              CRC MAIN BS 159          14086 
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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 14-May 17
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Posey              CRC MAIN BS 148          15226 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Benskin            CRC MAIN Online          14500 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 13, 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 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14187 
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Online Class. Required attendance at an on campus orientation: Monday, January 23rd from 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. in WIN 106. Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu.
Login to https:/apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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) Los Rios Gmail email account.  

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 14189 Textbook
Online Class. Required attendance at an on campus orientation: Thursday, January 19th from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in WIN 106. Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu.
Login to https:/apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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) Los Rios Gmail email account.  

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 14190 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 20th, 8:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in WIN 106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
Login to https:/apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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, Feb 16-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14188 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Thursday, February 16th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. in WIN 106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ .
Login to https:/apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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, Mar 15-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14768 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Wednesday, March 15th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. in WIN 106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ .
Login to https:/apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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  

Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: May 24, 2017