Fall 2010 Class Schedule (FLC)



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BUS 121    Business Etiquette    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This 2-unit course is an introduction to the culture, ways and manners of American business. Unlike courses that focus on theories of management or practices of accounting, this course explores and defines the intricate set of manners, ways and practices of Americans in the business setting. Successful students will learn how to perform in a job interview, within an office, at a business social function, and with their subordinates, peers and superiors. This course will culminate with a field trip to an business restaurant for a formal business lunch where students will demonstrate their newly-learned skills among other businesspeople. This will involve a course materials fee. This course is not transferrable.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
W         01:00PM-02:40PM LEC C.Ellerman           FLC MAIN FL5 12          23240 
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BUS 180    Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector    3 Units

Prerequisite: BUS 100 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 101
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will provide students with base level knowledge of the Nonprofit sector, laying the foundation for those interested in pursuing a Nonprofit Organizational Management certificate. This course will examine all aspects of business specific to Nonprofit Organizations and will identify key differences between the Nonprofit sector and the For-profit and public sectors. Subject matter includes governance and boards, fundraising, marketing, communications, and techniques of management. Students completing this course will have an understanding of the fundamentals of business, specific to Nonprofit organizations.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC H.Sublett            FLC MAIN FL4 121         31447 
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BUS 210    The Business Plan    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course offers an organized, step-by-step approach to preparing a business plan. The plan will enable the students to solve problems "on paper" before they become operational or incur money problems. Every business should have a business plan and students will have the opportunity to create one in this course.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 29-Nov 03
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC R.Garbett            FLC MAIN FL4 121         21854 
Textbook
This class meets on 5 consecutive Tuesdays, beginning October 5 and ending November 2, 2010.


BUS 212    Marketing for Small Businesses    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course emphasizes how a small business or non-profit organization can market its service or product to the consumer. The student will learn about ways to improve market mix, identify target markets, and develop a marketing plan.

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 09-Dec 07
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Faulds             FLC MAIN FL4 121         21856 
Textbook
This class meets on 5 consecutive Tuesdays, beginning November 9 and ending December 7, 2010.


BUS 219    Developing Your Entrepreneurial Idea    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course provides students with insight and knowledge into developing their entrepreneurial idea. To develop an entrepreneurial idea you need to have a basic understanding of business planning and business ownership (entrepreneurship). This course investigates these concepts, including the pros and cons of owning a business. Students will explore the characteristics, experience, and skills necessary to be a successful entrepreneur. Students will research their business ideas and gain knowledge in marketing principles. Students will analyze the organization and management of a new business and begin to learn how to plan a new business. This course is designed to provide students with the basics for understanding entrepreneurship and development of entrepreneurial ideas. At the end of this course, students will be able to determine more clearly whether owning their own business is feasible.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 31-Sep 28
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC R.Garbett            FLC MAIN FL4 121         21858 
Textbook
This class meets on 5 consecutive Tuesdays, beginning August 31 and ending September 28, 2010.


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 - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Smith              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      21860 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this course is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. For more information, please go to www.flc.losrios.edu/~smith.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Smith              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      21862 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this course is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. For more information, please go to www.flc.losrios.edu/~smith.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Tryhane            FLC MAIN FL3 173         21864 Textbook



TTh       12:40PM-02:00PM LEC A.Gibson             FLC MAIN FL1 109         22930 Textbook
This is an Interactive Television Class. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~itv
for more information on FLC Interactive Television Classes.

W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.McClatchy          FLC MAIN FL5 12          22824 Textbook



TTh       12:40PM-02:00PM LEC A.Gibson             Off Campus RCC 14        22932 Textbook
This is an Interactive Television Class. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~itv
for more information on FLC Interactive Television Classes.

TTh       12:40PM-02:00PM LEC A.Gibson             El Dorado EDC C215       21866 Textbook
This is an Interactive Television Class. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~itv
for more information on FLC Interactive Television Classes.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Tryhane            El Dorado EDC A201       22934 Textbook


BUS 310    Business Communications    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUS 100
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.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Buch               FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      21868 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this course is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. For more information, please go to www.flc.losrios.edu/~buch.


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. This course is not open to students who have received credit for ECON 320.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC G.Tryhane            FLC MAIN FL1 203         23038 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Tryhane            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      23038 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately two-thirds of the class is online. This hybrid class will meet the first day in room FL1 203 from 9:00 am -12:05 pm on Friday, August 27, 2010 for a course overview and discussion. Students must attend the following class sessions to discuss current issues in Personal Finance: 9/24, 10/29, 11/19, and the day of the final exam session. The remainder of the course is online. For more information, please go to http://connect.mcgraw-hill.com/class/g_tryhane_fall_2010_hybrid.

M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.McClatchy          FLC MAIN FL1 7           21628 Textbook


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 21-Dec 16
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC A.Gibson             FLC MAIN FL1 109         21870 
Textbook
This is an Interactive Television Class. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~itv
for more information on FLC Interactive Television Classes.

Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC A.Gibson             Off Campus RCC 14        21872 Textbook
This is an Interactive Television Class. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~itv
for more information on FLC Interactive Television Classes.

Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC A.Gibson             El Dorado EDC C215       21874 Textbook
This is an Interactive Television Class. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~itv
for more information on FLC Interactive Television Classes.


BUS 340    Business Law    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
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. For more detailed coverage of some of these topics, see BUS 341.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Ellerman           FLC MAIN FL5 12          21876 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Ellerman           FLC MAIN FL5 12          21878 Textbook


BUS 350    Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENGWR 101
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: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Buch               FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      21880 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this course is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. For more information, please go to www.flc.losrios.edu/~buch.


BUS 498    Work Experience in Business    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to management/business. Students are advised to consult with the Management/Business Department to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
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 a 16 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 four times for credit, when there is new or expanded learning on the job, for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      21660 
Textbook
This is an online course. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of the four orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Tuesday, August 24, 2010, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; Wednesday, August 25, 2010, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207; Thursday, August 26, 2010, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207, and Saturday, August 28, 2010, from 10:00AM - 12:00PM in FL1 207. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~church to review the Work Experience course outline. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience courses or orientations, please email the instructor at churchk@flc.losrios.edu or call 916-608-6552.

TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      30900 Textbook
This is an online course. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of the four orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Tuesday, August 24, 2010, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; Wednesday, August 25, 2010, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207; Thursday, August 26, 2010, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207, and Saturday, August 28, 2010, from 10:00AM - 12:00PM in FL1 207. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~church to review the Work Experience course outline. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience courses or orientations, please email the instructor at churchk@flc.losrios.edu or call 916-608-6552.

T         07:00PM-07:50PM LAB C.Knipp              Off Campus RCC 8         21656 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA

W         05:30PM-06:20PM LAB S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       21558 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 23, 2010