Spring 2018 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, Mar 13-May 10

W01:00PM-04:10PMLECM.WatanabeRancho RCC1 21116493Textbook
TBATBALECM.WatanabeOff Campus RCC ONLINE16493Textbook
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 13-May 16

TBATBALECD.BuchFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE15895Textbook
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
canvas.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.

TTh07:30AM-08:50AMLECM.WatanabeFLC MAIN FL1 20315897Textbook
MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECE.SwithenbankFLC MAIN FL1 20415921Textbook
TTh11:15AM-12:35PMLECM.WatanabeRancho RCC1 21015896Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECL.KolledaEl Dorado EDC A21115922Textbook


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, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALECL.KolledaFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE15923Textbook
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
canvas.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



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, Jan 13-May 16

M07:00PM-10:05PMLECJ.McClatchyFLC MAIN FL1 20315828Textbook
W06:00PM-07:20PMLECM.WatanabeEl Dorado EDC A21420259Textbook
TBATBALECM.WatanabeEl Dorado EDCTBA 20259Textbook
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 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 13-May 16

W05:30PM-08:35PMLECM.MabryFLC MAIN FL2 15315829Textbook


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 13-May 16

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECC.EllermanFLC MAIN FL4 13315899Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECC.EllermanEl Dorado EDC A21316229Textbook


BUS 341    Advanced Business Law    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an expanded exploration of the legal concepts and principles of contracts, agency and employment, consumer law, environmental law, and property law. Successful students will learn critical thinking and writing in a business environment involving contract law, landlord/tenant law, employment and regulatory law.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

T09:00AM-12:05PMLECC.EllermanFLC MAIN FL5 1219889Textbook


BUS 345    Law and Society    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D; IGETC Area 4
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 functions 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. Students may be required to subscribe to a daily newspaper and to bring the paper to class.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

Th09:00AM-12:05PMLECC.EllermanEl Dorado EDC A21319985Textbook


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 13-Mar 12

TBATBALECD.BuchEl Dorado EDC ONLINE20258Textbook
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
canvas.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 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 13-May 10

TBATBALECC.SmithOff Campus RCC ONLINE16614Textbook
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
canvas.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, Mar 13-May 10

TBATBALABJ.WhiteFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE15830Textbook
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 13-May 16

TBATBALABK.FunderburgFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16221Textbook
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.

TBATBALABA.DomekOff Campus RCC ONLINE15831Textbook
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 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 15, 2017