Fall 2017 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 to be effective communicators in business and in workplace environments. In addition to correct usage of the English language, students learn effective business writing principles, i.e., brevity and succinctness. 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 utilized throughout the course to format business documents and search the Internet for information and resources. Proofreading skills are also emphasized. This course focuses on teaching students to analyze, compose, and organize written communication into effective business documents. BUS 100 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 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN Online          17035 
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          17389 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 many majors in business.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 222         17660 
Textbook
On-Campus


BUS 261    Exceptional Customer Service    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course provides preparation for a broad range of customer service environments. Key skills and attitudes necessary to provide exceptional customer service are developed in this course. Concepts such as internal and external customers, customer satisfaction, and customer retention are explored. Topics 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 23-Sep 06
W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC J.Hunter             SCC MAIN BUS 107         18032 
Textbook
Three class meetings - August 23 and 30, and September 6.
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 explores team building and the role teams play in providing exceptional customer service. Topics include how effective teams work, common problems teams encounter, and methods for resolving issues between team members. 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 25-Nov 08
W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC J.Hunter             SCC MAIN BUS 107         18033 
Textbook
Three class meetings - October 25, and November 1 and 8.
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 subject of attitude and the importance of a positive attitude in providing exceptional customer service. Participants will develop key skills to maintain a positive attitude in the workplace. Concepts include 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 04-Oct 18
W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC K.Morgan             SCC MAIN BUS 107         18034 
Textbook
Three class meetings- October 4, 11 and 18.
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 emphasizes 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 is 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 22-Dec 06
W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC K.Morgan             SCC MAIN BUS 107         18035 
Textbook
Three class meetings - November 22 and 29, and December 6.
On-Campus


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

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the role and importance of effective decision making and problem solving in providing exceptional customer service. Emphasis is 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 13-Sep 27
W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC S.Batarseh           SCC MAIN BUS 107         18036 
Textbook
Three class meetings - September 13, 20, and 27.
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: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Kaufman            Off Campus Online        19829 
Textbook
Online Class. MANDATORY ONLINE ORIENTATION: Beginning Thursday, October 12, at 8:00 am, the online orientation and orientation quiz will be available on Canvas. It will be available to enrolled and waitlisted students. The orientation and quiz must be completed by 11:59 pm, Sunday, October 15. Students who fail to complete the online orientation and orientation quiz by this time will be dropped from the course. The web address where you will access the orientation is: http://canvas.losrios.edu
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.
 

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Hunter             SCC MAIN BUS 225         16996 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Reynolds           SCC MAIN BUS 107         16997 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN BUS 223         17850 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Hunter             SCC MAIN BUS 143         16995 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Hunter             SCC MAIN BUS 203         16998 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN BUS 225         17254 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC R.Jean-Gilles        SCC MAIN BUS 236         17489 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC L.Shull              Davis Cntr Davis 119     17581 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Reynolds           SCC MAIN Online          17326 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          17378 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          17435 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 R.Jean-Gilles        SCC MAIN Online          17436 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 reports using word processing and presentation software. Analytical skills are used to plan, organize, compose, critique, and revise letters, memos, emails, and reports. Message components, which include organization, content, style, tone, grammar, format, and appearance, are critically analyzed. A formal analytical research paper is created and its results are presented. This course is designed for students who already have college-level writing skills. (C-ID BUS 115; Competency: Writing)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN BUS 236         18350 
Textbook
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN Online          17157 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

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 UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers how to analyze financial affairs for lifelong personal financial management. It examines the basics of financial planning, analysis, and decision making in areas of goal setting, budgeting, taxes, credit, money management, insurance, investments, and retirement with an emphasis on principles to develop economic decision-making skills.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Handy              SCC MAIN BUS 151         17065 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN BUS 223         17824 Textbook
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN Online          19458 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 K.Handy              SCC MAIN Online          17948 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: BUS 320, ECON 302, ECON 304, or MATH 120 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
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 16-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Handy              SCC MAIN Online          18866 
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 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 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN Online          17158 
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 340    Business Law    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 300 or ESLW 340 with a grade of "C" or better
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 12-Dec 08
TBA       TBA             LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN Online          20548 
Textbook
NEW SECTION - 20548 - as of 9/7/17
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 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 225         16538 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC W.Smith              SCC MAIN BUS 143         16539 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC F.Galves             SCC MAIN BUS 225         16540 Textbook
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN Online          18878 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 E.Graves             Off Campus Online        17159 Textbook
Online Class. The face-to-face orientation is strongly recommended. The orientation will be held at the SCC Davis Center on Monday, August 21, 2017, 6:00 pm - 7:00pm, Room DAC 112, 1720 Jade Street, Davis. No individual orientations are offered. For those who cannot attend the face-to-face orientation, alternative orientation materials will be provided online. Contact the instructor at GravesE@scc.losrios.edu for additional course questions.
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


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 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, the theory behind the law, and 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 19-Dec 14
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC F.Galves             SCC MAIN BUS 225         18366 
Textbook
On-Campus

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Graves             West Sac WSC 221         19830 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


BUS 350    Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course 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 investigate other topics of interest to the small business entrepreneur.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 236         17113 
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W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Hill               SCC MAIN BUS 205         17390 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 12-Dec 08
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Goldberg           SCC MAIN Online          17014 
Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Thursday, October 12, 2017, from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, LRC 141
Main Campus - Thursday, October 12, 2017, from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience class per semester.

TBA       TBA             LAB E.Spears             SCC MAIN Online          17428 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Thursday, October 5, 2017, from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, LRC 141
Main Campus - Thursday, October 19, 2017, from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience class per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Goldberg           SCC MAIN Online          17013 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Tuesday, August 22, 2017, from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, LRC 141
Main Campus - Tuesday, August 22, 2017, from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience class per semester.

TBA       TBA             LAB R.Clem               SCC MAIN Online          17012 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Wednesday, August 23, 2017, from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, LRC 141
Main Campus - Thursday, August 24, 2017, from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience class per semester.

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: December 7, 2017