Spring 2015 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 17-May 20
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LEC J.Day                SCC MAIN BUS 143         18988 
Textbook
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN Online          18592 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/buscis/orientation_spring. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.


BUS 105    Business Mathematics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ESLR 320 or ENGRD 10, and MATH 27 OR MATH 28 with grades of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a review of basic mathematical skills and introduces equations and formulas in solving for unknowns. Applications of mathematics in business include such areas as banking, commercial discounts, retail and wholesale markup-markdown, payroll computations, simple and compound interest, bank discount, present value, inventory valuation, depreciation, and financial statements. This course is recommended for every major in business.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 225         17783 
Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC G.Bastian            SCC MAIN BUS 225         17784 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 20-Feb 05
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Handy              SCC MAIN BUS 107         19910 
Textbook
This is a requirement for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.
On-Campus

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 21-Feb 04
W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC S.Batarseh           SCC MAIN BUS 236         18087 Textbook
This is a requirement for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.
Three class meetings - January 21, 28 and February 4.
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, Mar 03-Mar 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Handy              SCC MAIN BUS 107         19912 
Textbook
This is a requirement for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.
On-Campus


BUS 262    Team Building in the Workplace    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to provide the student with an understanding of team building and the role teams play in providing exceptional customer service. Students will learn how effective teams work, common problems teams encounter, and how to resolve them. Students will learn to recognize and deal with various coworker personalities and team player styles. The goal is to provide practical, hands-on skills to non-management level personnel.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 03-Mar 19
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC J.Hunter             SCC MAIN BUS 107         19913 
Textbook
This is a requirement for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.
On-Campus


BUS 263    Attitude in the Workplace    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to introduce the student to the subject of attitude and the importance of a positive attitude in providing exceptional customer service. Certain key skills will help participants maintain a positive attitude in the workplace and at home. The student will be introduced to the concepts of how attitudes are communicated and how to adjust one's own attitude. Topics will also include the primary causes of a bad attitude and specific techniques to improve the attitudes of others. The goal is to provide practical, hands-on skills to non-management level personnel.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 20-Feb 05
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC J.Hunter             SCC MAIN BUS 107         19915 
Textbook
This is a requirement for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.
On-Campus


BUS 264    Ethics and Values in the Workplace    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course will acquaint the student with the importance of ethics and values in delivering exceptional customer service. Students will learn how to evaluate ethical behavior, how to determine what influences our values, and how values influence actions. Emphasis will be placed on developing a personal ethical philosophy and helping others do the right thing. The goal is to provide practical, hands-on skills to non-management level personnel.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 10-Feb 26
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Handy              SCC MAIN BUS 107         19916 
Textbook
This is an elective for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.
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 11-Feb 25
W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC S.Batarseh           SCC MAIN BUS 236         18088 
Textbook
This is an elective for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.
Three class meetings - February 11, 18 and 25.
On-Campus

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 24-Apr 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Handy              SCC MAIN BUS 107         19920 Textbook
This is an elective for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.
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, Feb 10-Feb 26
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC J.Hunter             SCC MAIN BUS 107         19925 
Textbook
This is an elective for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.
On-Campus

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 04-Mar 18
W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC S.Batarseh           SCC MAIN BUS 236         18089 Textbook
This is an elective for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.
Three class meetings - March 4, 11, and 18.
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, Apr 08-Apr 22
W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC J.Hunter             SCC MAIN BUS 236         18090 
Textbook
This is an elective for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.
Three class meetings - April 8, 15 and 22.
On-Campus

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 21-May 07
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Handy              SCC MAIN BUS 107         19921 Textbook
This is an elective for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.
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, Mar 24-Apr 16
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC J.Hunter             SCC MAIN BUS 107         19923 
Textbook
This is an elective for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.
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 21-May 07
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC J.Hunter             SCC MAIN BUS 107         19924 
Textbook
This is an elective for the Customer Service Certificate of Completion.
On-Campus

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 29-May 13
W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC S.Batarseh           SCC MAIN BUS 236         17372 Textbook
Three class meetings - April 29 and May 6, and 13.
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.
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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.White              SCC MAIN BUS 222         18023 
Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Kaufman            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 B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 225         16837 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Kaufman            SCC MAIN BUS 143         16838 Textbook
T         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN BUS 240         16839 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN BUS 222         17729 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC B.McCurdy            Davis Cntr Davis 119     19640 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.White              West Sac WSC 323         17838 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN Online          17210 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/buscis/orientation_spring. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Reynolds           SCC MAIN Online          17252 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/buscis/orientation_spring. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.

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/orientation_spring. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Handy              SCC MAIN Online          17327 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/buscis/orientation_spring. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 23-May 20
MW        01:30PM-03:35PM LEC C.Kaufman            SCC MAIN BUS 143         20782 Textbook
NEW SECTION - 20782 - as of 1/21/15
On-Campus


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, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN Online          20637 
Textbook
NEW SECTION - 20637 - as of 1/6/15
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/buscis/orientation_spring. Please note that the instructor may drop any student who does not attend the mandatory orientation.
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Crumpton           Off Campus Online        17659 Textbook
Online Class. For MANDATORY ORIENTATION dates, times, and locations click on this website: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/buscis/orientation_spring. 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 17-May 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN BUS 223         17693 
Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Handy              SCC MAIN BUS 205         16953 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN BUS 223         18021 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC W.McCarty            SCC MAIN BUS 143         17173 Textbook
On-Campus

F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC W.McCarty            West Sac WSC 219         18531 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 17-May 20
T         05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN BUS 223         17058 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN Online          17058 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        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Lazo               SCC MAIN BUS 236         19025 Textbook
On-Campus


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 17-May 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 225         16319 
Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 222         16320 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:20PM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 225         16321 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC W.Smith              Davis Cntr Davis 205     17059 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC W.McGrath            West Sac WSC 214         17373 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 03-May 20
TTh       06:00PM-08:10PM LEC C.Johnson            SCC MAIN BUS 236         20781 Textbook
NEW SECTION - 20781 - as of 1/21/15
On-Campus


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 17-May 20
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC L.Cervantes          SCC MAIN BUS 222         19683 
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 17-May 20
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Lazo               SCC MAIN BUS 236         17008 
Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 225         17268 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 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Kelkar             SCC MAIN Online          16865 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Kelkar             SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One To Attend:
Main Campus - Tuesday, March 17, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm, LRC 141 OR
Main Campus - Wednesday, March 18, 5:00 pm - 6:30 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 To Attend:
Main Campus - Thursday, March 19, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm, LRC 141 OR
Main Campus - Tuesday, March 24, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

Th        06:00PM-08:05PM LEC P.Kelkar             SCC MAIN LIH 103         16867 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Kelkar              TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class
LEC: (In-Person class time): (Every) Thursday, 6:00 pm - 8:05 pm.
LAB: 60-300 hours (Includes D2L time and worksite/internship time).
Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Spears             SCC MAIN Online          16861 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Spears             SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One To Attend:
Main Campus - Wednesday, January 21, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm, RHN 139 OR
Main Campus - Thursday, January 22, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm, RHN 139

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

TBA       TBA             LEC P.Kelkar             SCC MAIN Online          16863 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Kelkar             SCC MAIN Online            
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One To Attend:
Main Campus - Wednesday, January 21, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm, LRC 141 OR
Main Campus - Thursday, January 22, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: May 14, 2015