Spring 2011 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, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Smedley            SCC MAIN Online          25854 
Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/spring_orientation.html. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Smedley            SCC MAIN Online          27052 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/spring_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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 240         30002 
Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 107         30003 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, May 02-May 16
MW        06:00PM-09:20PM LEC J.Hunter             West Sac WSC 114         25672 
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, Jan 24-Feb 09
MW        06:00PM-08:40PM LEC J.Hunter             West Sac WSC 114         25674 
Textbook
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, Feb 14-Mar 09
MW        06:00PM-08:40PM LEC J.Hunter             West Sac WSC 114         25676 
Textbook
No class meeting: February 21 and 23rd.
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, Mar 14-Mar 30
MW        06:00PM-08:40PM LEC J.Hunter             West Sac WSC 114         24940 
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, Apr 04-Apr 27
MW        06:00PM-08:40PM LEC J.Hunter             West Sac WSC 114         24464 
Textbook
No meeting April 18 and 20.
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


BUS 260    Communicating With Customers    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to introduce the student to the key elements of communication and its importance in providing exceptional customer service. Topics will include verbal and nonverbal communication as well as listening skills. Emphasis will be placed on how to effectively and constructively communicate with internal and external customers. The goal is to provide practical, hands-on skills to non-management level personnel.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 19-Feb 02
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC B.Bedford            SCC MAIN BUS 222         26340 
Textbook
This is a requirement for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.
Three class meetings - January 19, 26 and February 2.
On-Campus


BUS 265    Stress Management in the Workplace    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to acquaint the student with the elements of stress management and its importance in providing exceptional customer service. Topics will include the recognition of stress, causes of stress, and the benefits of managing stress. Emphasis will be placed on a multitude of ways to handle stress in order to have a more productive professional and personal life. The goal is to provide practical, hands-on skills to non-management level personnel.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 09-Feb 23
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Batarseh           SCC MAIN BUS 222         27464 
Textbook
Three class meetings - February 9, 16 and 23.
This is an elective for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.
On-Campus


BUS 266    Time Management in the Workplace    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to introduce the student to the principles of time management and the importance of managing time efficiently in providing exceptional customer service. Specific tools that assist in making the maximum use of one's time will be discussed. Emphasis will be placed on how to prioritize, identifying time wasters, delegation, and goal setting. Basic concepts of managing space will also be covered. The goal is to provide practical, hands-on skills to non-management level personnel.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 02-Mar 16
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN BUS 222         28314 
Textbook
Three class meetings - March 2, 9 and 16.
This is an elective for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.
On-Campus


BUS 267    Dealing With Conflict in the Workplace    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to introduce the student to the subject of conflict management and the importance of managing conflict in providing exceptional customer service. Topics will include the meaning of conflict, the causes of conflict between individuals and groups within an organization, and strategies for resolving interpersonal conflict. Emphasis will be placed on how to deal with difficult people, and how to bring out the best in others. The goal is to provide practical, hands-on skills to non-management level personnel.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 30-Apr 13
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Morgan             SCC MAIN BUS 222         27468 
Textbook
Three class meetings - March 30, April 6 and 13.
This is an elective for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.
On-Campus


BUS 269    Organizational Change    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to provide the student with an understanding of organizational change and the role it plays in providing exceptional customer service. Topics will include understanding organizational change, theoretical models of change, stages of change, and how to survive and thrive when an organization changes. The goal is to provide practical, hands-on skills to non-management level personnel.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 27-May 11
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Morgan             SCC MAIN BUS 222         27466 
Textbook
Three class meetings - April 27, May 4 and 11.
This is an elective for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.
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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC B.Bedford            SCC MAIN BUS 236         25654 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Reynolds           SCC MAIN BUS 225         25656 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN BUS 236         26198 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC B.Bedford            SCC MAIN BUS 236         25666 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN BUS 223         25652 Textbook
On-Campus

T         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Reynolds           SCC MAIN BUS 225         25658 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Reynolds            TBA TBA                 25658 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 236         25660 Textbook
T         01:00PM-03:50PM LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN BUS 236         25662 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC B.Bedford            SCC MAIN BUS 236         25664 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN BUS 236         29540 Textbook
On-Campus

M         05:30PM-08:40PM LEC B.Zakaria            West Sac WSC 115         30704 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Reynolds           SCC MAIN Online          26866 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/spring_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          27004 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/spring_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          27280 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/spring_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          27282 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/spring_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, Jan 15-May 18
Th        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC D.Crumpton           West Sac WSC 214         28584 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Crumpton            TBA TBA                 28584 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.
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN Online          26334 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://busdiv.scc.losrios.edu/orientation/spring_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, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC K.Handy              SCC MAIN BUS 204         25966 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN BUS 223         29344 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Handy              SCC MAIN BUS 205         26728 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, Jan 15-May 18
T         05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN BUS 223         26336 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Pease               TBA TBA                 26336 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, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC F.Dawkins            SCC MAIN BUS 143         24072 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC F.Dawkins            SCC MAIN BUS 143         24074 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC F.Dawkins            SCC MAIN BUS 240         24076 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LEC T.Stock              Davis Cntr Davis 104     26338 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis.

TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LEC F.Dawkins            West Sac WSC 221         27470 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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC F.Dawkins            SCC MAIN BUS 143         25102 
Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC F.Dawkins            SCC MAIN BUS 240         28292 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, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC B.Bedford            SCC MAIN BUS 143         26116 
Textbook
On-Campus

Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC B.Bedford            SCC MAIN BUS 236         27054 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, Mar 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LEC B.Barker             SCC MAIN Online          25738 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Barker             SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Monday, March 21, 6:30 pm - 7:50 pm, LRC 141 OR
Main Campus - Thursday, March 24, 6:30 pm - 7:50 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Hinerman           SCC MAIN Online          25742 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Hinerman           SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation: Main Campus - Monday, March 14, 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          25746 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Reese              SCC MAIN Online          25746 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Slobodnik          SCC MAIN Online            
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Reese              SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Tuesday, March 15, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm, LRC 141 OR
Main Campus - Saturday, March 19, 10:35 am - 12:00 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

TBA       TBA             LEC E.Spears             SCC MAIN Online          27246 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Spears             SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation: Main Campus - Thursday, March 17, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm, LRC 141
Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
M         03:00PM-03:50PM LEC W.Slobodnik          SCC MAIN SOG 234         25730 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Slobodnik           TBA TBA                   
Face-to-face OR Online
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Monday, January 24, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm, LRC 141 OR
Main Campus - Saturday, January 22, 9:00 am - 10:15 am, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

TBA       TBA             LEC B.Barker             SCC MAIN Online          25734 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Barker             SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Wednesday, January 19, 6:30 pm - 7:50 pm, LRC 141 OR
Main Campus - Saturday, January 22, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: May 12, 2011