Fall 2015 Class Schedule (FLC)



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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 various business areas, including accounting, regulation, negotiation, ethics, information technology, management, marketing, global competition, economics, finance, environmental factors, implementation, communications, leadership, and business planning. The course is designed to be taken by all beginning students interested in business. It is a core requirement for business majors. (C-ID BUS 110)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 22-Oct 14
W         01:00PM-04:10PM LEC L.Kolleda            Off Campus RCC 13        19037 
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TBA       TBA             LEC L.Kolleda            Off Campus RCC ONLINE    19037 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Tryhane            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15330 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.

TBA       TBA             LEC G.Tryhane            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15331 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 the instructor's ClassJump website.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Tryhane            FLC MAIN FL2 211         15332 Textbook



Th        12:40PM-03:45PM LEC O.Ghamami            FLC MAIN FL1 109         15676 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          15646 Textbook



Th        12:40PM-03:45PM LEC O.Ghamami            Off Campus RCC 14        15677 Textbook
This is an Interactive Television Class. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/itv
for more information on FLC Interactive Television Classes.

Th        12:40PM-03:45PM LEC O.Ghamami            El Dorado EDC C215       15333 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 A105       15678 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 22-Oct 14
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Buch               FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15334 
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.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 11
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Faulds             Off Campus RCC ONLINE    20572 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 contact the instructor at fauldss@flc.losrios.edu


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 22-Dec 17
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC P.Glenn              FLC MAIN FL1 203         15704 
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TBA       TBA             LEC P.Glenn              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15704 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 28, 2015 for a course overview and discussion. Students must attend the following class sessions to discuss current issues in Personal Finance: 8/28, 9/25, 10/30, 11/20, and the day of the final exam session. The remainder of the course is online.

M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.McClatchy          FLC MAIN FL5 12          15258 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 D
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's and global consumer's impact on the United States are analyzed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC O.Ghamami            FLC MAIN FL1 109         15335 
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 O.Ghamami            Off Campus RCC 14        15336 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 O.Ghamami            El Dorado EDC C215       15337 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 to the law in its relationship to 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, agency, employment, and the legal structures of business. (C-ID BUS 125)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Ellerman           FLC MAIN FL5 12          15338 
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TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Ellerman           El Dorado EDC A213       15339 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: Eight Week - First, Aug 22-Oct 14
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Buch               FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15340 
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.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 11
W         01:00PM-04:10PM LEC D.White              Rancho RCC1 210          19038 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC D.White              Off Campus RCC ONLINE    19038 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.
This class will meet at the new Rancho Cordova Center facility, 10259 Folsom Blvd, located at the intersection of Mather Field Road and Folsom Blvd in Rancho Cordova.


BUS 355    Introduction to Global Entrepreneurship    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction to the various elements involved in the development of new global small businesses and the expansion of existing business to a global level. The course introduces topics including: successful traits of a global entrepreneur, the entrepreneur's role in the global economy, the basics of exporting, economic considerations in global business, sources of international marketing data, and international business relations across cultures. Emphasis will be placed on the principle concepts of global entrepreneurship.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 11
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Hill               FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      20497 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this class will be held online at the course site at the Los Rios eLearning website D2L.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site. Please direct any questions to the instructor at hilla@flc.losrios.edu.


BUS 498    Work Experience in Business    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 and ESLW 320
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; completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend a weekly orientation. Additionally, students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid 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. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an e-mail account. First time students are required to attend a weekly orientation and a final meeting. Returning participants are required to attend the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting and a final meeting and may meet individually with the instructor as needed. This course may be taken up to four times when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Students may take up to 16 units total across all Work Experience course offerings. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Collier            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15265 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. 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 two orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Thursday, August 27, 2015, 5:00-7:00 pm in FL1 207 and Friday, August 28, 2015,10:30am-12:30pm in FL1-207. Please email instructor Amanda Mansfield at mansfia@flc.losrios.edu with questions regarding this course or the orientations.

TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15785 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. 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 two orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Thursday, August 27, 2015, 5:00-7:00 pm in FL1 207 and Friday, August 28, 2015,10:30am-12:30pm in FL1-207. Please email instructor Amanda Mansfield at mansfia@flc.losrios.edu with questions regarding this course or the orientations.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Domek              Off Campus RCC ONLINE    15264 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 two class orientations, which are scheduled for Thursday, August 28, 7:00pm-9:00pm in RCC 8 and Friday, August 29, 10:00am-12:00pm in RCC 11. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience course or orientation, please email the instructor at mansfia@flc.losrios.edu


TBA       TBA             LAB M.Kientz             El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15241 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. 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 two orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Tuesday, August 25, 5:00-7:00 p.m. in room EDC-A201, and Friday, August 28, 9:00-11:00 a.m. in room EDC-A214. Please visit the Work Experience Web Page for program information and course descriptions. If you have specific questions regarding the online Work Experience course or orientations, please email the instructor at kientzm@flc.losrios.edu.

Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: January 28, 2016