Spring 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, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 205         20089 
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NEW SECTION - 20089 - as of 10/30/2013

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Crumpton           Off Campus WSC           18780 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.
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


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, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 236         17881 
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TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 236         17882 Textbook
On-Campus


BUS 260    Communicating With Customers    .5 Units

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 22-Feb 05
W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC S.Batarseh           SCC MAIN BUS 236         18261 
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This is a requirement for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.
Three class meetings - January 22, 29 and February 5.
On-Campus


BUS 265    Stress Management in the Workplace    .5 Units

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 12-Feb 26
W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC C.D'Souza            SCC MAIN BUS 236         18262 
Textbook
This is an elective for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.
Three class meetings - February 12, 19 and 26.
On-Campus


BUS 266    Time Management in the Workplace    .5 Units

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 05-Mar 19
W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC K.Morgan             SCC MAIN BUS 236         18263 
Textbook
This is an elective for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.
Three class meetings - March 5, 12, and 19.
On-Campus


BUS 267    Dealing With Conflict in the Workplace    .5 Units

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 26-Apr 09
W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC K.Morgan             SCC MAIN BUS 236         18264 
Textbook
This is an elective for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.
Three class meetings - March 26, April 2, and 9.
On-Campus


BUS 269    Organizational Change    .5 Units

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 23-May 07
W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC C.D'Souza            SCC MAIN BUS 236         17421 
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Three class meetings - April 23, 30 and May 7.
This is an elective for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.
On-Campus


BUS 300    Introduction to Business    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 51 or ESLW 50 with a grade "C" or better.
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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC K.Handy              SCC MAIN BUS 204         18176 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 225         16835 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Reynolds           SCC MAIN BUS 107         16836 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN BUS 223         16834 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Handy              SCC MAIN BUS 225         16837 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC W.Smith              SCC MAIN BUS 143         16838 Textbook
T         01:00PM-03:50PM LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN BUS 240         16839 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:20PM LEC D.Morris             SCC MAIN BUS 203         20337 Textbook
NEW SECTION - 20337 - as of 12/19/13
On-Campus

W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN BUS 222         17825 Textbook
On-Campus

Th        05:30PM-08:35PM LEC J.Hunter             West Sac WSC 323         17949 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN Online          17235 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          17281 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          17365 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          17366 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, 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 IIa; writing competency
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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Crumpton           Off Campus Online        17735 
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.
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


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, Jan 18-May 21
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN BUS 223         17778 
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TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Handy              SCC MAIN BUS 205         16959 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN BUS 223         18174 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Handy              SCC MAIN BUS 205         17196 Textbook
On-Campus

F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC K.Handy              West Sac WSC 220         19776 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, Jan 18-May 21
T         05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN BUS 223         17071 
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TBA       TBA             LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN Online          17071 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 18-May 21
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Handy              SCC MAIN BUS 225         16265 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 222         16266 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:20PM LEC C.Johnson            SCC MAIN BUS 225         16267 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC W.Smith              Davis Cntr Davis 212     17072 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC C.Johnson            West Sac WSC 221         17422 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, Jan 18-May 21
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC W.Smith              SCC MAIN BUS 143         16660 
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Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC W.McGrath            SCC MAIN BUS 143         17654 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 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, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC J.Hunter             SCC MAIN BUS 225         17018 
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W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 225         17298 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 18-May 15
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Slobodnik          SCC MAIN Online          16867 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Slobodnik          SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm, LRC 141 OR
Main Campus - Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

TBA       TBA             LEC E.Spears             SCC MAIN Online          16869 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Spears             SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, LRC 141 OR
Main Campus - Thursday, March 20, 2014, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

TBA       TBA             LEC P.Kelkar             SCC MAIN Online          16871 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Kelkar             SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Thursday, March 20, 2014, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, LRC 141 OR
Main Campus - Friday, March 21, 2014, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Slobodnik          SCC MAIN Online          16863 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Slobodnik          SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, LRC 141 OR
Main Campus - Thursday, January 23, 2014, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

TBA       TBA             LEC P.Kelkar             SCC MAIN Online          16865 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Kelkar             SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, LRC 141 OR
Main Campus - Friday, January 24, 2014, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

TBA       TBA             LEC P.Hernandez-Neil     SCC MAIN Online          18135 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Hernandez-Neil     SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm, LRC 141 OR
Main Campus - Thursday, January 23, 2014, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: June 11, 2014