Fall 2014 Class Schedule (SCC)



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BUS 100    English for the Professional    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 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 "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. This course focuses on teaching students to analyze, compose, and organize written communication into effective business documents. This course is required by several certificate and degree programs within the Business Division and is recommended for all business majors. It is also a prerequisite to BUS 310 - Business Communications.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 204         17136 
Textbook
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN Online          16709 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: ESLR 320 or ENGRD 10, and MATH 27 OR MATH 28 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 23-Dec 18
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 222         17505 
Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 222         17506 Textbook
On-Campus



BUS 261    Exceptional Customer Service    .5 Units

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 27-Sep 10
W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC K.Morgan             SCC MAIN BUS 107         18056 
Textbook
Three class meetings - August 27, September 3 and 10.
This class fulfills a requirement for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.
On-Campus



BUS 262    Team Building in the Workplace    .5 Units

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. Students 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 29-Nov 12
W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC J.Hunter             SCC MAIN BUS 107         18057 
Textbook
Three class meetings - October 29, November 5 and 12.
This class fulfills a requirement for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.
On-Campus



BUS 263    Attitude in the Workplace    .5 Units

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 08-Oct 22
W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC J.Hunter             SCC MAIN BUS 107         18058 
Textbook
Three class meetings- October 8, 15 and 22.
This class fulfills a requirement for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.
On-Campus



BUS 264    Ethics and Values in the Workplace    .5 Units

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, Nov 26-Dec 10
W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC J.Hunter             SCC MAIN BUS 107         18059 
Textbook
Three class meetings - November 26, December 3 and 10.
On-Campus



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

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 17-Oct 01
W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC S.Batarseh           SCC MAIN BUS 107         18060 
Textbook
Three class meetings - September 17, 24, and October 1.
On-Campus



BUS 300    Introduction to Business    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 51 or ESLW 50 with a grade "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Introduction to Business is a survey business course providing a multidisciplinary examination of how culture, society, human behavior, and economic systems interact with legal, international, political, and financial institutions to affect business policy and practices within the U.S. and the global marketplace. Students will evaluate how these influences impact the primary areas of business including: organizational structure and design; leadership, human resource management, and organized labor practices; marketing; organizational communication; technology; entrepreneurship; legal, accounting, and financial practices; the stock and securities markets; and, therefore, affect a business' ability to achieve its organizational goals. (C-ID BUS 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC W.Smith              SCC MAIN BUS 225         16644 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Reynolds           SCC MAIN BUS 225         16645 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN BUS 223         17793 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Handy              SCC MAIN BUS 143         16643 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Kaufman            SCC MAIN BUS 203         16646 Textbook
T         01:00PM-04:15PM LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN BUS 236         16966 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN BUS 236         17271 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC J.Hunter             Davis Cntr Davis 121     17387 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC B.McCurdy            West Sac WSC 323         18034 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN Online          17056 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          17117 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          17207 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          17208 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, ENGWR 101 or ESLW 340 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: 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. This course is designed for students who already have college-level writing skills. (C-ID BUS 115)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
W         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC M.Carraway           SCC MAIN BUS 204         19726 
Textbook
NEW SECTION - 19726 - as of 4/21/14
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN Online          16859 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: BUS 105 or MATH 28 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: ENGWR 51 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 teach students to analyze their own finances. Elements and concepts of financial planning will be examined such as: budgeting, taxes, borrowing, money management, insurance, investments, and retirement. Students may receive credit for FCS 304 or BUS 320 but not for both.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN BUS 223         17398 
Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Handy              SCC MAIN BUS 103         16744 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN BUS 223         17752 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC C.Lazo               SCC MAIN BUS 205         17011 Textbook
On-Campus

F         09:00AM-12:25PM LEC B.Mom                West Sac WSC 220         17930 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC K.Handy              West Sac WSC 220         18339 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.



BUS 330    Managing Diversity in the Workplace    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); 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 and 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 23-Dec 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Lazo               SCC MAIN BUS 143         19634 
Textbook
On-Campus

T         05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN BUS 223         16860 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN Online          16860 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.



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 23-Dec 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 225         16029 
Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC W.Smith              SCC MAIN BUS 143         16030 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC C.Johnson            SCC MAIN BUS 225         16031 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC B.Mom                Davis Cntr Davis 214     16861 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Bastian            West Sac WSC 221         17379 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. (C-ID BUS 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC L.Cervantes          SCC MAIN BUS 225         20052 
Textbook
NEW SECTION - 20052 - as of 7/14/14
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 about the components necessary to develop a business plan, how to 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 23-Dec 18
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 225         16806 
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M         06:00PM-09:15PM LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN BUS 236         17137 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 12
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Spears             SCC MAIN Online          16670 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Spears             SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One To Attend:
Main Campus - Monday, October 20, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm, LRC 141 OR
Main Campus - Thursday, October 23, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

TBA       TBA             LEC W.Slobodnik          SCC MAIN Online          16672 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Slobodnik          SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One To Attend:
Main Campus - Tuesday, October 21, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm, LRC 141 OR
Main Campus - Wednesday, October 22, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

TBA       TBA             LEC P.Kelkar             SCC MAIN Online          17196 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Kelkar             SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One To Attend:
Main Campus - Tuesday, October 21, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm, LRC 141 OR
Main Campus - Wednesday, October 22, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Slobodnik          SCC MAIN Online          16668 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Slobodnik          SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One To Attend:
Main Campus - Tuesday, August 26, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, LRC 141 OR
Main Campus - Friday, August 29, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

TBA       TBA             LEC P.Hernandez-Neil     SCC MAIN Online          17734 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Hernandez-Neil     SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One To Attend:
Main Campus - Wednesday, August 27, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, LRC 141 OR
Main Campus - Thursday, August 28, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

TBA       TBA             LEC P.Kelkar             SCC MAIN Online          16666 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Kelkar             SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One To Attend:
Main Campus - Wednesday, August 27, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm, LRC 141 OR
Main Campus - Thursday, August 28, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.



Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: February 12, 2015