Spring 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 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 14-May 17
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LEC J.Day                SCC MAIN BUS 143         18571 
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On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN Online          18506 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 14-May 17
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 225         17938 
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T         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 225         17939 Textbook
On-Campus



BUS 210    The Business Plan    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course offers a simple and organized step-by-step process for thinking through and writing a business plan for starting or growing a small business. The planning process will enable the small business owner, manager, or nonprofit director to reduce risk of failure, solve problems before they occur, reduce capital requirements, recruit key resources, apply for a business loan, attract venture capital, and provide short-term direction and long-term vision.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 17-May 03
MW        05:30PM-08:20PM LEC J.Hunter             West Sac WSC 214         20207 
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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 18-Feb 01
MW        05:30PM-08:50PM LEC J.Hunter             West Sac WSC 214         20203 
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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 offers information on how to obtain and acquire tools for managing capital. The course will present various sources of capital for small business, traditional loan requirements, nontraditional financing options, choosing a lender, and packaging an application. Additionally, it will offer methods for preparing and using financial management tools such as a budget, income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow projections, as a part of preparing an application package. Concepts presented can be applied to for profit and nonprofit capital generation.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 06-Feb 22
MW        05:30PM-08:50PM LEC J.Hunter             West Sac WSC 214         20204 
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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: Records and recordkeeping are key components of success in order to better manage a small organization and remain compliant with government requirements. This course will introduce various records that a small business owner and a non-profit manager may be required to maintain, methods for maintaining them, and the reasons for staying on top of such records. Accounting, financial, tax, employee, licensing, and legal records will all be covered. Various legal business structures will also be covered in this course.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 27-Mar 15
MW        05:30PM-08:20PM LEC J.Hunter             West Sac WSC 214         20205 
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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: In order to improve the possibility of organizational success, a small business owner or nonprofit manager must know what makes one business owner/manager successful while others struggle or fail. This course covers some of the basic principles for owner/manager success while offering information to assist with effectively managing one's self and other workers, employees, or independent contractors. Topics such as worker selection, worker and self motivation, the functions of management, leadership, and communication will be covered. Techniques for making better decisions, delegating, conducting group and one-on-one meetings, achieving goals, listening, and time management will be offered.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 20-Apr 05
MW        05:30PM-08:20PM LEC J.Hunter             West Sac WSC 214         20206 
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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
Th        06:00PM-08:50PM LEC J.Hunter             SCC MAIN BUS 236         18166 
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This is a requirement for the Customer Service Certificate.
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
Th        06:00PM-08:50PM LEC S.Batarseh           SCC MAIN BUS 236         18167 
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This is an elective for the Customer Service Certificate.
Three class meetings - February 9, 16 and 23.
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 01-Mar 15
W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC K.Morgan             SCC MAIN BUS 236         18168 
Textbook
This is an elective for the Customer Service Certificate.
Three class meetings - March 1, 8, and 15.
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 23-Apr 06
Th        06:00PM-08:50PM LEC J.Hunter             SCC MAIN BUS 236         18169 
Textbook
This is an elective for the Customer Service Certificate.
Three class meetings - March 23, 30, and April 6.
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 19-May 03
W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC S.Batarseh           SCC MAIN BUS 236         17594 
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Three class meetings - April 19, 26, and May 3.
This is an elective for the Customer Service Certificate.
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 14-May 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Kaufman            SCC MAIN BUS 225         17157 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Reynolds           SCC MAIN BUS 107         17158 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN BUS 223         17156 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 225         17159 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Kaufman            SCC MAIN BUS 143         17160 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN BUS 222         17161 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN BUS 222         17898 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC D.White              Davis Cntr Davis 119     18632 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.White              West Sac WSC 215         19768 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Reynolds           SCC MAIN Online          17498 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          17555 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          17556 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 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 14-May 17
TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LEC D.Crumpton           SCC MAIN BUS 240         20249 
Textbook
NEW SECTION - 20249 - as of 10/25/16
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Crumpton           Off Campus Online        17836 Textbook
Online Class. Beginning Saturday, January 14 at 8:00 a.m., the mandatory online orientation will be available on Desire2Learn (D2L). It will be available to enrolled and waitlisted students. The orientation quiz must be completed by 11:55 p.m., Tuesday, January 17. Students who fail to complete the orientation quiz by this time will be dropped from the course.
Students who have not satisfied the prerequisite BEFORE the start of the semester may not be allowed to stay in the course. All students must be prepared to provide documentation verifying they have satisfied the prerequisites. Here is the web address that will allow you to access the online orientation on Saturday, January 14: http://d2l.losrios.edu.
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 14-May 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN BUS 223         17868 
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TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Handy              SCC MAIN BUS 151         17229 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Pease              SCC MAIN BUS 223         18116 Textbook
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Handy              Off Campus Online        18471 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 325    Investments and Financial Management    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Handy              SCC MAIN Online          20221 
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 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, Jan 14-May 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Day                SCC MAIN BUS 236         18577 
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On-Campus

T         06:00PM-07:20PM LEC R.Jean-Gilles        SCC MAIN BUS 223         17325 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Jean-Gilles        SCC MAIN Online          17325 Textbook
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face and online instruction. Students are expected to attend during the times indicated above, and will need a computer with Internet access for the online portion.



BUS 340    Business Law    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the fundamental legal principles pertaining to business transactions. Topics covered include the legal process, dispute resolution, and federal and state court systems, including a comprehensive study of contracts under the common law and the Uniform Commercial Code. The course emphasizes business ethics, corporate social responsibility, tort law, constitutional law, agency, business crimes, sales transactions, legal structures of business, and criminal law as applied in a business setting. (C-ID BUS 125)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 14-May 11
TBA       TBA             LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN Online          20660 
Textbook
NEW SECTION - 20660 - as of 1/26/17
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: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 225         16730 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN BUS 222         16731 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:25PM LEC E.Graves             SCC MAIN BUS 225         16732 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC F.Galves             Davis Cntr Davis 205     17326 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC F.Galves             West Sac WSC 214         17595 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 14-May 17
TTh       06:30PM-07:50PM LEC C.Johnson            West Sac WSC 217         20255 
Textbook
NEW SECTION - 20255 - as of 10/27/16
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 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 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LEC B.Mom                SCC MAIN Online          17512 
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 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 14-May 11
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Goldberg           SCC MAIN Online          18769 
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Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Tuesday, March 14, from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, LRC 141
Main Campus - Tuesday, March 14, from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

TBA       TBA             LAB T.Hodge              SCC MAIN Online          18770 Textbook
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Monday, March 13, from 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm, RHN 139
Main Campus - Wednesday, March 15, from 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm, RHN 139

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

TBA       TBA             LAB E.Spears             SCC MAIN Online          18771 Textbook
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Thursday, March 9, from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm, LRC 141
Main Campus - Thursday, March 16, from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Clem               SCC MAIN Online          18772 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Wednesday, January 18, from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm, RHN 139
Main Campus - Thursday, January 19, from 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm, RHN 139

Students may take only one Work Experience class per semester.

TBA       TBA             LAB S.Goldberg           SCC MAIN Online          18773 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Thursday, January 19, from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, LRC 141
Main Campus - Thursday, January 19, from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience class per semester.



Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: July 10, 2017