Spring 2012 Class Schedule (FLC)



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BUS 100    English for the Professional    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 51, ESLR 310 and ESLW 310 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
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. The course focuses on skills and techniques of effective business written communication including appropriate sentence structure, word usage, punctuation, spelling, business vocabulary, and business document formatting. Critical thinking and effective writing techniques are emphasized. This course focuses on teaching students the ability to analyze, compose, and organize written communication into effective business documents. Proofreading skills are stressed throughout the course. This course is required of all business technology majors and recommended for all business majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC S.Faulds             Off Campus RCC 15        15942 
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BUS 181    Nonprofit Fundraising    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will train students how interact professionally and consistently with the public when raising funds. As many Nonprofits rely heavily on fundraising, this course will provide students with the essential knowledge that can be directly applied to real world organizations to get them the critical, recurring funds needed to fulfill their mission.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Ford               Off Campus RCC 11        19660 
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BUS 182    Nonprofit Governance and Financial Management    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will examine board governance and financial management specific to Nonprofit organizations. Students will get an up-close look at Governing Boards, examining their make up and purpose. Additionally, students will be exposed to the unique financial management aspects of the Nonprofit sector.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC B.Cline              FLC MAIN FL4 133         16596 
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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, 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: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Tryhane            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15946 
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 at ClassJump.com. Click on "Student Log-in" and after logging in click on "Introduction to Business Message Board" to start the course.

TBA       TBA             LEC G.Tryhane            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15947 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 at ClassJump.com. Click on "Student Log-in" and after logging in click on "Introduction to Business Message Board" to start the course.

TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC A.Gibson             FLC MAIN FL3 173         15948 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC G.Tryhane            FLC MAIN FL4 132         16011 Textbook
Th        06:30PM-09:35PM LEC O.Ghamami            El Dorado EDC A101       16012 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, Jan 14-Mar 12
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Buch               FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16013 
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, Jan 14-May 16
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.McClatchy          FLC MAIN FL1 203         15839 
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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, Jan 14-May 16
T         04:15PM-07:20PM LEC A.Gibson             FLC MAIN FL1 109         15840 
Textbook
This is an Interactive Television Class. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~itv
for more information on FLC Interactive Television Classes.

T         04:15PM-07:20PM LEC A.Gibson             Off Campus RCC 14        15950 Textbook
This is an Interactive Television Class. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~itv
for more information on FLC Interactive Television Classes.

T         04:15PM-07:20PM LEC A.Gibson             El Dorado EDC C215       15949 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, Jan 14-May 16
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Ellerman           FLC MAIN FL4 233         15951 
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TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Ellerman           El Dorado EDC A205       16532 Textbook


BUS 341    Business Law    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: General introduction to the legal concepts and principles of real property and landlord/tenant; bankruptcy, consumer law, corporations, securities law and corporate social-ethical responsibility; labor employment law, environmental law, antitrust law and business-related constitutional law.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
T         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC C.Ellerman           El Dorado EDC A205       16349 
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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. Not open to students who have recieved credit for SOCSC 360.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
Th        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC C.Ellerman           El Dorado EDC A205       16350 
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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, Jan 14-Mar 12
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Buch               FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16014 
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, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15841 
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: Wednesday, January 18, 2012, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207, or Thursday, January 19, 2012 from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207, or Saturday, January 21, 2012 from 10:00AM - 12Noon 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 A.Mansfield          FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16515 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: Wednesday, January 18, 2012, from 3:00PM ¿ 5:00PM in FL1 203, or Saturday, January 21, 2012 from 1:00PM ¿ 3:00PM in FL1 207. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~ Mansfia 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 mansfia@flc.losrios.edu or call 916-608-6552.

Th        05:30PM-06:20PM LAB A.Mansfield          Off Campus RCC 11        15842 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA

W         05:30PM-06:20PM LAB S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       15843 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 15-May 10
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Mansfield          FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      21271 Textbook
This is an online course. This class begins Wednesday, February 15, 2012 and ends on Thursday, May 10, 2012. 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 the class orientation, which is scheduled on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm in FL1 203. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~ Mansfia to review the Work Experience course outline. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience courses or orientation, please email the instructor at mansfia@flc.losrios.edu or call 916-608-6552.

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 25, 2012