Spring 2015 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 17-May 20
M         07:00PM-10:15PM LEC S.Faulds             Off Campus RCC 3         10097 
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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, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Buch               Off Campus RCC ONLINE    20934 
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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: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Tryhane            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      10098 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      10099 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         10100 Textbook
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.White              FLC MAIN FL3 173         10100 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC G.Tryhane            FLC MAIN FL2 157         10143 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC G.Tryhane            El Dorado EDC A214       10144 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 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Buch               FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      10145 
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 17-May 20
M         07:00PM-10:15PM LEC J.McClatchy          FLC MAIN FL1 203         10019 
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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's and global consumer's impact on the United States are analyzed.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
T         03:15PM-06:20PM LEC A.Gibson             FLC MAIN FL1 109         10020 
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T         03:15PM-06:20PM LEC M.Mabry              FLC MAIN FL1 109         10020 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Gibson             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      10020 Textbook
This is a hybrid Interactive Television Class. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/itv
for more information on FLC Interactive Television Classes. This class will meet via iTV every other week starting January 20. The remainder of the class is online.

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Mabry              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      10020 Textbook
This is a hybrid Interactive Television Class. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/itv
for more information on FLC Interactive Television Classes. This class will meet via iTV every other week starting January 20. The remainder of the class is online.

T         03:15PM-06:20PM LEC A.Gibson             Off Campus RCC 14        10102 Textbook
T         03:15PM-06:20PM LEC M.Mabry              Off Campus RCC 14        10102 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Gibson             Off Campus RCC ONLINE    10102 Textbook
This is a hybrid Interactive Television Class. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/itv
for more information on FLC Interactive Television Classes. This class will meet via iTV every other week starting January 20. The remainder of the class is online.

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Mabry              Off Campus RCC ONLINE    10102 Textbook
This is a hybrid Interactive Television Class. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/itv
for more information on FLC Interactive Television Classes. This class will meet via iTV every other week starting January 20. The remainder of the class is online.

T         03:15PM-06:20PM LEC A.Gibson             El Dorado EDC C215       10101 Textbook
T         03:15PM-06:20PM LEC M.Mabry              El Dorado EDC C215       10101 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Gibson             El Dorado EDC ONLINE     10101 Textbook
This is a hybrid Interactive Television Class. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/itv
for more information on FLC Interactive Television Classes. This class will meet via iTV every other week starting January 20. The remainder of the class is online.

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Mabry              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     10101 Textbook
This is a hybrid Interactive Television Class. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/itv
for more information on FLC Interactive Television Classes. This class will meet via iTV every other week starting January 20. The remainder of the class is online.


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 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Ellerman           FLC MAIN FL4 133         10103 
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MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC B.Church             FLC MAIN FL4 133         10103 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Ellerman           El Dorado EDC A213       10531 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC B.Church             El Dorado EDC A213       10531 Textbook


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 in establishing social policy. This course should not be taken in place of BUS 340 when required. Students may be required to subscribe to a daily newspaper and to bring the paper to class.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Th        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC C.Ellerman           El Dorado EDC A205       10413 
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Th        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC B.Church             El Dorado EDC A205       10413 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, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Buch               FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      10146 
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 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Mansfield          FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      10021 
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: Thursday, January 22 from 5:00pm-6:50pm in FL1 207, and Friday, January 23 from 10:00am-12:00pm in FL1 207. Please visit: http://www.flc.losrios.edu/academics/work-experience-(wexp)/wexp-courses for Work Experience program information and course descriptions. If you have specific questions regarding the online Work Experience course or orientations, please email the instructor at mansfia@flc.losrios.edu.

Th        05:30PM-06:20PM LAB A.Mansfield          FLC MAIN FL1 207         10522 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Mansfield          FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      10522 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately one-third of the class is online. 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: Thursday, January 22 from 5:00pm-6:50pm in FL1-207 and Friday, January 23 from 10:00am-12:00pm in FL1-207. The hybrid class will meet on campus on the following dates from 5:30pm-6:20pm: 2/19, 3/19, 4/16, and 5/14. 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    10022 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, January 20th, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM in RCC 15, and Monday, January 26th 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM in RCC 13. If you have specific questions regarding the online Work Experience course or orientations, please email the instructor at domeka@flc.losrios.edu.

TBA       TBA             LAB M.Kientz             El Dorado EDC ONLINE     10023 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, January 20, 5:00-7:00 p.m. in room EDC-C202, and Friday, January 23, 9:00-10:30 a.m. in room EDC-C202. Please visit: http://www.flc.losrios.edu/academics/work-experience-(wexp)/wexp-courses for Work Experience program information and course descriptions. If you have specific questions regarding the online Work Experience course or orientations, please email the instructor at colliej@flc.losrios.edu.

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: June 3, 2015