Fall 2010 Class Schedule (SCC)



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BUS 100    English for the Professional    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 50 and ENGRD 110, or ESLW 320 and ESLR 320 with grades of "C" or better.
Advisory: Credit for BUSTEC 100.1 or completion of BUSTEC 300.1 with a grade of a "C" or better.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to prepare students for business communication. It presents principles of correct and effective English usage as applied in business. Included are skills and techniques of written communication, sentence structure, word usage, punctuation, spelling, business vocabulary, and business document formatting. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking and effective writing techniques through analyzing written communication and composing and organizing paragraphs into effective business documents. Computer skills are needed to format business documents and search the Internet for information. Proofreading skills are emphasized throughout the course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN Online          26208 
Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/fall_orientation.html. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN Online          27906 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/fall_orientation.html. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.


BUS 105    Business Mathematics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 11 OR ESLR 320, and MATH 27 with grades of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a review of basic mathematical skills and introduces equations and formulas in solving for unknowns. Applications of mathematics in business include such areas as banking, commercial discounts, retail and wholesale markup-markdown, payroll computations, simple and compound interest, bank discount, present value, inventory valuation, depreciation, and financial statements. This course is recommended for every major in business.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 240         31171 
Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 222         31172 Textbook
On-Campus


BUS 210    The Business Plan    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course offers an organized, step-by-step approach to creating and preparing a business plan for a small business. This plan will enable managers and owners to identify areas of specific risk and solve problems before commencing operations of the business.

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 22-Dec 08
MW        06:00PM-08:40PM LEC J.Hunter             West Sac WSC 114         26010 
Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


BUS 212    Marketing for Small Businesses    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course emphasizes how a small business or non-profit organization can market its service or product to its customers. The student will learn about ways to improve the marketing mix, identify target markets, and develop a marketing plan.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 23-Sep 15
MW        06:00PM-08:40PM LEC J.Hunter             West Sac WSC 114         26012 
Textbook
No class meetings on September 6 & 8.
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


BUS 214    Financing a Small Business    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course discusses the various approaches the business owner may take to obtain the necessary capital for a small business. This course will focus on determining the start-up costs, and projecting monthly and yearly costs. Financial ratios and analysis of financial statements are covered.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 20-Oct 06
MW        06:00PM-08:40PM LEC J.Hunter             West Sac WSC 114         26014 
Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


BUS 216    Essential Records for the Small Business    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course emphasizes the various types of records that a small business must keep and the types of business licenses that must be obtained. The focus will be on financial, employment, and tax records. A simple, easy-to-use recordkeeping system will be covered.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 11-Oct 27
MW        06:00PM-08:40PM LEC J.Hunter             West Sac WSC 114         25008 
Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


BUS 218    Management Skills for the Small Business    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: A small business owner must understand and motivate others to help the business reach its objectives. This course covers such functions as planning and organizing work flow, delegating responsibilities, understanding leadership styles, decision-making, stress and time management, and working with employee organizations.

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 01-Nov 17
MW        06:00PM-08:40PM LEC J.Hunter             West Sac WSC 114         28754 
Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


BUS 261    Exceptional Customer Service    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to provide the student with certain key skills and attitudes in order to effectively meet the needs of customers. The student will be introduced to the concepts of internal and external customers, customer satisfaction, and customer retention. Topics will also include communicating with customers, developing a positive attitude, handling complaints, and sales skills. The goal is to provide practical, hands-on skills to non-management level personnel.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 25-Sep 08
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC P.Narvand            SCC MAIN BUS 236         26874 
Textbook
Three class meetings - August 25; Sept 1 and 8.
On-Campus
This class fulfills a requirement for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.


BUS 262    Team Building in the Workplace    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to provide the student with an understanding of team building and the role teams play in providing exceptional customer service. Students will learn how effective teams work, common problems teams encounter, and how to resolve them. They will learn to recognize and deal with various coworker personalities and team player styles. The goal is to provide practical, hands-on skills to non-management level personnel.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 27-Nov 10
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC P.Narvand            SCC MAIN BUS 236         26876 
Textbook
Three class meetings - October 27; November 3 and 10.
On-Campus
This class fulfills a requirement for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.


BUS 263    Attitude in the Workplace    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to introduce the student to the subject of attitude and the importance of a positive attitude in providing exceptional customer service. Certain key skills will help participants maintain a positive attitude in the workplace and at home. The student will be introduced to the concepts of how attitudes are communicated and how to adjust one's own attitude. Topics will also include the primary causes of a bad attitude and specific techniques to improve the attitudes of others. The goal is to provide practical, hands-on skills to non-management level personnel.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 06-Oct 20
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN BUS 236         26878 
Textbook
Three class meetings - October 6, 13 and 20.
On-Campus
This class fulfills a requirement for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.


BUS 264    Ethics and Values in the Workplace    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course will acquaint the student with the importance of ethics and values in delivering exceptional customer service. Students will learn how to evaluate ethical behavior, how to determine what influences our values, and how values influence actions. Emphasis will be placed on developing a personal ethical philosophy and helping others do the right thing. The goal is to provide practical, hands-on skills to non-management level personnel.

Schedule: Other Term, Dec 01-Dec 15
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Batarseh           SCC MAIN BUS 236         28670 
Textbook
Three class meetings - December 1, 8, and 15.
On-Campus


BUS 268    Decision Making & Problem Solving in the Workplace    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to introduce the student to the role and importance of effective decision making and problem solving in providing exceptional customer service. Emphasis will be placed on recognized techniques for solving problems, common traps to avoid when making decisions, and tools for generating creative solutions. The goal is to provide practical, hands-on skills to non-management level personnel.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 15-Sep 29
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC P.Narvand            SCC MAIN BUS 236         28672 
Textbook
Three class meetings - September 15, 22 and 29.
On-Campus


BUS 300    Introduction to Business    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 50 or ESLW 50 with a grade "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: For anyone considering a career in business or a business venture, this course provides an overview of the business operation and the skills required for success. It covers the operations of business, business organization and management, finance, marketing, labor-management relations, and government regulations, accounting, computers, e-commerce, and management information systems.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC B.Bedford            SCC MAIN BUS 225         25994 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Reynolds           SCC MAIN BUS 225         25996 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN BUS 236         28662 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN BUS 223         25992 Textbook
On-Campus

T         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Reynolds           SCC MAIN BUS 225         25998 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Reynolds            TBA TBA                 25998 Textbook
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face and online instruction. Students are expected to attend during the times indicated above, and will need a computer with Internet access for the online portion.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC B.Bedford            SCC MAIN BUS 223         26000 Textbook
T         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN BUS 236         27230 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC B.Bedford            SCC MAIN BUS 236         26002 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC P.Narvand            Davis Cntr Davis 105     29254 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis.

Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC B.Zakaria            West Sac WSC 114         30851 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN Online          27590 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/fall_orientation.html. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN Online          27814 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/fall_orientation.html. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Reynolds           SCC MAIN Online          28218 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/fall_orientation.html. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Reynolds           SCC MAIN Online          28220 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/fall_orientation.html. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.


BUS 310    Business Communications    3 Units

Prerequisite: BUS 100 or ENGWR 100 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Credit for BUSTEC 100.1 or BUSTEC 300.1 at 28+ net words per minute, or equivalent
General Education: AA/AS Area II(a)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: AA/AS: Writing Competency*This course focuses on the use of communication within the global business environment. It includes the psychology, principles, and methods used by managers and professionals in the process of communicating with coworkers, employees, employers, customers, and constituents. Analytical skills are used to critique, plan, organize, compose, and edit business documents. Style, appearance, tone, vocabulary, grammar, punctuation, and reader appeal are stressed for effective oral, electronic, and written communication. A formal analytical research paper using APA or MLA style citations and graphics is required. Students will conduct primary and secondary research to draw conclusions and make recommendations. The results of the formal research paper will be presented in an oral presentation using presentation software.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN Online          26868 
Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/fall_orientation.html. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.


BUS 320    Concepts in Personal Finance    3 Units

Same As: FCS 304
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 50 or ESLW 50 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to assist individuals to analyze 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 may receive credit for BUS 320 or FCS 304 but not for both.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Handy              SCC MAIN BUS 204         26352 
Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN BUS 223         29378 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Handy              SCC MAIN BUS 204         27418 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC B.Zakaria            SCC MAIN BUS 221         27422 Textbook
On-Campus


BUS 330    Managing Diversity in the Workplace    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D3; CSU Area D7
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The 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, race, 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, Aug 21-Dec 16
T         05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN BUS 223         26870 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Pease               TBA TBA                 26870 Textbook
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face and online instruction. Students are expected to attend during the times indicated above, and will need a computer with Internet access for the online portion.

Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC D.Crumpton           West Sac WSC 216         29550 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


BUS 340    Business Law    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to 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, business crimes, contracts and sales transactions, agency, legal structures of business, government regulation, and property rights.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC B.Bedford            SCC MAIN BUS 236         23870 
Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC F.Dawkins            SCC MAIN BUS 143         23872 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC F.Dawkins            SCC MAIN BUS 225         23874 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC T.Stock              Davis Cntr Davis 102     26872 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis.

TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LEC F.Dawkins            West Sac WSC 219         29180 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


BUS 345    Law and Society    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area D8; IGETC Area 4G
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course benefits students in every major by making all students aware of their rights and obligations under the law. They will be introduced to the American common law system, with emphasis on the practical aspects, theory behind the law, and on the law as a reflection of society. Areas studied include the U.S. Constitution, the Court and legal systems, law of Crimes, Torts, Contracts, Landlord-Tenant Relationships, Employment, and Family Law. This course is not to be taken in place of BUS 340, Business Law, where required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC F.Dawkins            SCC MAIN BUS 107         23868 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC F.Dawkins            SCC MAIN BUS 223         28674 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC F.Dawkins            SCC MAIN BUS 143         25236 Textbook
On-Campus


BUS 350    Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This class covers the various elements in starting and operating a small business. Students will learn to develop a business plan, find financial resources, meet legal requirements, develop management techniques, understand marketing concepts and techniques, and other topics of interest to the small business entrepreneur.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC B.Bedford            SCC MAIN BUS 225         26564 
Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC B.Bedford            SCC MAIN BUS 225         27908 Textbook
On-Campus


BUS 498    Work Experience in Business    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be currently employed or participating in an internship to receive credit for this course.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 300 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to provide students with effective job development skills that will assist them in obtaining and keeping an internship or a job in the student's major area. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce; the responsibilities of an internship (where applicable) or a job; completion of Title V Education Code papers (the student's Application, Learning Objectives, Time sheet, and Evaluations), which document the student's progress and hours spent at the workplace or internship site; and developing workplace (soft) skills relevant to the 21st century workplace. In addition, the student is required to fulfill 18 hours lecture and 75 hours of related, paid work experience or 60 hours of volunteer work experience for one unit; 75 or 60 hours of related work experience for each additional unit. The program allows the student to combine practical, paid or non-paid work experience with college training. The course may be taken up to four times when there is new or expanded learning on the job for up to 16 units. In addition, the student and the Work Experience instructor may tailor the course to meet the student's specific professional needs by identifying 1-4 workshops, trainings, or conferences that the student may attend as part of the curriculum of the Business 498 class. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester. Business includes Accounting, Business, Computer Information Science, Management, Marketing, and Real Estate. The class will explore the use of modern personnel management principles such as employee appraisal, interviewing, and self-motivation.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
TBA       TBA             LEC B.Barker             SCC MAIN Online          26080 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Barker             SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Tuesday, October 19, 6:30 pm - 7:50 pm, LRC 141
Main Campus - Saturday, October 23, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Hinerman           SCC MAIN Online          26084 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Hinerman           SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation: Main Campus - Wednesday, October 20, from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm, LRC 141
Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

TBA       TBA             LEC W.Slobodnik          SCC MAIN Online          26088 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            SCC MAIN Online          26088 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Slobodnik          SCC MAIN Online            
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Fulgham            SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Saturday, October 16, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, LRC 141
Main Campus - Monday, October 18, 6:30 pm - 7:50 pm, LRC 141

Once registered, students should visit the class web site at http://web.scc.losrios.edu/slobodw/ for further information.
Students may take only one Work Experience class per semester.

TBA       TBA             LEC E.Spears             SCC MAIN Online          28176 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Spears             SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation: Main Campus - Thursday, October 21, from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm, LRC 141
Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LEC B.Barker              TBA TBA                 26072 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Barker              TBA TBA                   
Online OR Face-to-Face
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Tuesday, August 24, 6:30 pm - 7:50 pm, LRC 141
Main Campus - Tuesday, August 31, 6:30 pm - 7:50 pm, LRC 141
Main Campus - Tuesday, September 7, 6:30 pm - 7:50 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

TBA       TBA             LEC W.Slobodnik          SCC MAIN Online          26076 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Slobodnik          SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Saturday, August 21, 10:00 am - 11:30 am, LRC 141
Main Campus - Monday, August 23, 6:30 pm - 7:50 pm, LRC 141

Once registered, students hould visit the class web site at http://web.scc.losrios.edu/slobodw/ for further information.
Students may take only one Work Experience class per semester.

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: January 10, 2011