Spring 2016 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, Jan 16-Mar 14
T         01:00PM-04:10PM LEC L.Kolleda            Rancho RCC1 212          19459 
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TBA       TBA             LEC L.Kolleda            Off Campus RCC ONLINE    19459 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, Jan 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Ellerman           FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15678 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 ellermh@flc.losrios.edu

TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC G.Tryhane            FLC MAIN FL1 203         15680 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Tryhane            FLC MAIN FL1 104         15717 Textbook
TTh       11:15AM-12:35PM LEC G.Tryhane            Rancho RCC1 210          15679 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Kaufman            El Dorado EDC A211       15718 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. (Competency: Writing)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 14
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Buch               FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15719 
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 16-May 18
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.McClatchy          Rancho RCC1 210          15602 
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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 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, Jan 16-May 18
T         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC M.Mabry              FLC MAIN FL1 109         15603 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Mabry              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15603 Textbook
This is a hybrid Interactive Television Class in which half of the class is online. 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 19. The remainder of the class is online.

T         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC M.Mabry              El Dorado EDC C215       15681 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Mabry              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15681 Textbook
This is a hybrid Interactive Television Class in which half of the class is online. 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 19. 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 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, Jan 16-May 18
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Ellerman           FLC MAIN FL4 133         15683 
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TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Ellerman           El Dorado EDC A214       16073 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 16-May 18
Th        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC C.Ellerman           El Dorado EDC A214       15969 
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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 16-Mar 14
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Buch               FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15720 
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, Mar 15-May 12
W         01:00PM-04:10PM LEC D.White              Rancho RCC1 210          19463 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC D.White              Off Campus RCC ONLINE    19463 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.


BUS 356    Global Business Operations    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This class provides an overview of the necessary training to manage global business operations. The course will focus on strategies to effectively operate within differing cultures, following an efficient distribution plan, developing and achieving business goals, political and technological issues on a global scale, and other topics of interest to future participants in the global marketplace. Emphasis will be placed on operations which must be in place to foster global trade and exporting including logistics, trade regulations, economic considerations, and marketing.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Hill               Off Campus RCC ONLINE    20286 
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 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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15604 
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, Jan 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16065 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              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15605 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 M.Kientz             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15606 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.

Spring 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: May 16, 2016