Fall 2017 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 - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
W         01:00PM-04:10PM LEC M.Watanabe           Rancho RCC1 210          16149 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Watanabe           Off Campus RCC ONLINE    16149 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 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Buch               FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15563 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. Also, please check out this video tutorial to familiarize yourself with D2L. Students must check their Los Rios Gmail accounts regularly prior to the start of the course in order to receive important course updates. For more information, please go to www.flc.losrios.edu/~buch.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Espinoza           FLC MAIN FL1 203         15564 Textbook
Th        01:00PM-04:05PM LEC M.Watanabe           FLC MAIN FL1 204         15856 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.McClatchy          FLC MAIN FL1 204         15830 Textbook
TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC A.Espinoza           Rancho RCC1 210          15857 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Espinoza           El Dorado EDC A105       15858 Textbook


BUS 310    Business Communications    3 Units

Prerequisite: BUS 100 or ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better; or eligibility for ENGWR 300.
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 applies the theory and principles of ethical and effective written and oral communication to the creation of letters, memos, emails, and written and oral reports for a variety of business situations. The course emphasizes planning, organizing, composing, and revising business documents and creating and delivering professional-level oral reports using word processing software and presentation software. Analytical skills are used to plan, organize, compose, critique, and revise letters, memos, emails, and reports. Messages are broken into their component parts for a critical analysis of organization, content, style, tone, grammar, format, and appearance. Students conduct primary and secondary research to draw conclusions and make recommendations. A formal analytical research paper using APA or MLA style citations and graphics is required. The results of the formal research paper are presented in an oral presentation using presentation software. (Competency: Writing)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Kolleda            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15566 
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 kolledl@flc.losrios.edu for more information.



BUS 320    Concepts in Personal Finance    3 Units

Same As: ECON 320
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(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 19-Dec 14
F         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Watanabe           FLC MAIN FL1 203         15879 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Watanabe           FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15879 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.

M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.McClatchy          FLC MAIN FL1 204         15498 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 19-Dec 14
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC E.Sherrell-Davis     FLC MAIN FL1 109         15567 
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 E.Sherrell-Davis     El Dorado EDC C215       15568 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 19-Dec 14
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Ellerman           FLC MAIN PAC 1062        15569 
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TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Ellerman           El Dorado EDC A213       15570 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 19-Oct 11
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Buch               FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15571 
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. Also, please check out this video tutorial to familiarize yourself with D2L. Students must check their Los Rios Gmail accounts regularly prior to the start of the course in order to receive important course updates. For more information, please go to www.flc.losrios.edu/~buch.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Buch               Off Campus RCC ONLINE    16150 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. Also, please check out this video tutorial to familiarize yourself with D2L. Students must check their Los Rios Gmail accounts regularly prior to the start of the course in order to receive important course updates. For more information, please go to www.flc.losrios.edu/~buch.



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: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                  Off Campus RCC ONLINE    16265 
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/~vickrey.



BUS 498    Work Experience in Business    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or 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 career interests.
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 the field of Business. 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 orientation. 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 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 email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
TBA       TBA             LAB J.White              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15947 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15505 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Domek              Off Campus RCC ONLINE    15504 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB S.Wells              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15482 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.



Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: October 12, 2017