Fall 2016 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 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN Online          17058 
Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/buscis/orientations-fall/. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation. A computer with Internet access is required in this class.

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Kolleda            SCC MAIN Online          17441 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/buscis/orientations-fall/. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation. A computer with Internet access is required in this class.



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 20-Dec 15
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC G.Bastian            SCC MAIN BUS 222         17753 
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W         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 240         17754 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 24-Sep 07
W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC J.Hunter             SCC MAIN BUS 107         18185 
Textbook
Three class meetings - August 24 and 31, and September 7.
This class fulfills a requirement for the Customer Service certificate.
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 26-Nov 09
W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC S.Batarseh           SCC MAIN BUS 107         18186 
Textbook
Three class meetings - October 26, and November 2 and 9.
This class fulfills a requirement for the Customer Service certificate
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 05-Oct 19
W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC S.Batarseh           SCC MAIN BUS 107         18187 
Textbook
Three class meetings- October 5, 12 and 19.
This class fulfills a requirement for the Customer Service certificate.
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 23-Dec 07
W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC K.Morgan             SCC MAIN BUS 107         18188 
Textbook
Three class meetings - November 23 and 30, and December 7.
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 14-Sep 28
W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC J.Hunter             SCC MAIN BUS 107         18189 
Textbook
Three class meetings - September 14, 21, and 28.
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 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Kaufman            SCC MAIN BUS 225         17014 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Reynolds           SCC MAIN BUS 107         17015 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN BUS 223         17969 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Hunter             SCC MAIN BUS 143         17013 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Kaufman            SCC MAIN BUS 203         17016 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN BUS 225         17287 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN BUS 236         17553 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC R.Jean-Gilles        Davis Cntr Davis 119     17657 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN Online          17369 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/buscis/orientations-fall/. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation. A computer with Internet access is required in this class.

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Reynolds           SCC MAIN Online          17425 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/buscis/orientations-fall/. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation. A computer with Internet access is required in this class.

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Reynolds           SCC MAIN Online          17493 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/buscis/orientations-fall/. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation. A computer with Internet access is required in this class.

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Reynolds           SCC MAIN Online          17494 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/buscis/orientations-fall/. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation. A computer with Internet access is required in this class.



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 20-Dec 15
W         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC M.Carraway           SCC MAIN BUS 203         18555 
Textbook
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN Online          17187 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/buscis/orientations-fall/. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation. A computer with Internet access is required in this class.



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 20-Dec 15
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Handy              SCC MAIN BUS 240         17089 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN BUS 223         17940 Textbook
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Handy              Off Campus Online        18080 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/buscis/orientations-fall/. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation. A computer with Internet access is required in this class.
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.



BUS 325    Investments and Financial Management    3 Units

Same As: ECON 330
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Fundamentals of Investment Management and Financial Markets will provide important information that individuals should know before investing their funds or managing investments. The course will be equally valuable to those who have little or no knowledge of investing and financial markets as well as those who are already investors and want to sharpen their skills. The course will provide a blend of the traditional and modern approaches to investment decision making (and financial markets). The traditional approach is largely descriptive, while the modern approach emphasizes quantitative techniques. Credit may be awarded for ECON 330 or BUS 325, but not for both.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 17-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Handy              SCC MAIN Online          20355 
Textbook
NEW SECTION - 20355 - as of 8/8/16
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/buscis/orientations-fall/. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation. A computer with Internet access is required in this class.



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: 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 20-Dec 15
T         05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN BUS 240         17188 
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TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                  SCC MAIN Online          17188 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 introduces the fundamental legal principles pertaining to business transactions. Topics covered include the legal process, dispute resolution, and federal and state court systems, including a comprehensive study of contracts under the common law and the Uniform Commercial Code. The course emphasizes business ethics, corporate social responsibility, tort law, constitutional law, agency, business crimes, sales transactions, legal structures of business, and criminal law as applied in a business setting. (C-ID BUS 125)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 13-Dec 09
TBA       TBA             LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN Online          20420 
Textbook
NEW SECTION - 20420 - as of 8/23/16
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/buscis/orientations-fall/. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation. A computer with Internet access is required in this class.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 225         16529 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC W.Smith              SCC MAIN BUS 143         16530 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC E.Graves             SCC MAIN BUS 225         16531 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC B.Mom                Davis Cntr Davis 214     17189 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC C.Johnson            West Sac WSC 324         17650 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 20-Dec 15
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC L.Cervantes          SCC MAIN BUS 225         18575 
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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 20-Dec 15
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 236         17141 
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M         06:00PM-09:15PM LEC C.Lazo               SCC MAIN BUS 236         17442 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 13-Dec 09
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Spears             SCC MAIN Online          17032 
Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Wednesday, October 12, 2016, from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, LRC 141
Main Campus - Thursday, October 20, 2016, from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience class per semester.

TBA       TBA             LAB S.Goldberg           SCC MAIN Online          17486 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Thursday, October 13, 2016, from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, LRC 141
Main Campus - Thursday, October 13, 2016, from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience class per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         SCC MAIN Online          17031 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Tuesday, August 23, 2016, from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, LRC 141
Main Campus - Thursday, August 25, 2016, from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience class per semester.

TBA       TBA             LAB S.Goldberg           SCC MAIN Online          17030 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Monday, August 22, 2016, from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, LRC 141
Main Campus - Tuesday, August 23, 2016, from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience class per semester.



Fall 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: December 20, 2016