Spring 2018 Class Schedule (SCC)



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BUS 100    English for the Professional    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 and ENGRD 110, or ESLW 320 and ESLR 320 with grades of "C" or better.
Advisory: Credit for BUSTEC 100.1 or completion of BUSTEC 300.1 with a grade of "C" or better.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to prepare students to be effective communicators in business and in workplace environments. In addition to correct usage of the English language, students learn effective business writing principles, i.e., brevity and succinctness. Included are skills and techniques of written communication, sentence structure, word usage, punctuation, spelling, business vocabulary, and business document formatting. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking and effective writing techniques through analyzing written communication and composing and organizing paragraphs into effective business documents. Computer skills are utilized throughout the course to format business documents and search the Internet for information and resources. Proofreading skills are also emphasized. This course focuses on teaching students to analyze, compose, and organize written communication into effective business documents. BUS 100 is required by several certificate and degree programs within the Business Division and is recommended for all business majors. It is also a prerequisite to BUS 310 - Business Communications.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:00AM-11:20AMLECJ.DaySCC MAIN BUS 14318530Textbook
On-Campus

TBATBALECD.CrumptonSCC MAIN Online 18482Textbook
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 many majors in business.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECB.MomSCC MAIN BUS 22517996Textbook
TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLECR.ShoresSCC MAIN BUS 14317997Textbook
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 23-May 09

MW05:30PM-08:20PMLECJ.HunterWest Sac WSC 21419152Textbook
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 to identify target markets, develop a marketing plan, and create the marketing mix.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 22-Feb 07

MW05:30PM-08:20PMLECJ.HunterWest Sac WSC 21419148Textbook
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 12-Feb 28

MW05:30PM-08:50PMLECJ.HunterWest Sac WSC 21419149Textbook
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, Mar 05-Mar 21

MW05:30PM-08:20PMLECJ.HunterWest Sac WSC 21419150Textbook
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, Apr 02-Apr 18

MW05:30PM-08:20PMLECJ.HunterWest Sac WSC 21419151Textbook
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 introduces key elements of communication and its importance in providing exceptional customer service. Topics include verbal and nonverbal communication as well as listening skills. Emphasis is 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 18-Feb 01

Th06:00PM-08:50PMLECJ.HunterSCC MAIN BUS 23618193Textbook
This is a requirement for the Customer Service Certificate.
Three class meetings - January 18, 25; February 1.
On-Campus


BUS 265    Stress Management in the Workplace    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the elements of stress management and its importance in providing exceptional customer service. Topics include the recognition of stress, causes of stress, and the benefits of managing stress. Emphasis is 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 07-Feb 21

W06:00PM-08:50PMLECS.BatarsehSCC MAIN BUS 23618194Textbook
This is an elective for the Customer Service Certificate.
Three class meetings - February 7, 14, and 21.
On-Campus


BUS 266    Time Management in the Workplace    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces 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 are discussed. Emphasis is 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 28-Mar 14

W06:00PM-08:50PMLECS.BatarsehSCC MAIN BUS 23618195Textbook
This is an elective for the Customer Service Certificate.
Three class meetings - February 28; March 7 and 14.
On-Campus


BUS 267    Dealing With Conflict in the Workplace    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the subject of conflict management and the importance of managing conflict in providing exceptional customer service. Topics include the meaning of conflict, the causes of conflict between individuals and groups within an organization, and strategies for resolving interpersonal conflict. Emphasis is placed on how to deal with difficult people in customer service situations 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 21-Apr 11

W06:00PM-08:50PMLECJ.HunterSCC MAIN BUS 23618196Textbook
This is an elective for the Customer Service Certificate.
Three class meetings - March 21; April 4 and 11.
On-Campus


BUS 269    Organizational Change    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course explores 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. Skills and strategies for becoming a change agent in your organization will be discussed. The goal is to provide practical, hands-on skills to non-management level personnel.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 18-May 02

W06:00PM-08:50PMLECS.BatarsehSCC MAIN BUS 23617684Textbook
Three class meetings - April 18 and 25; May 2.
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 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.MinawiSCC MAIN BUS 22517291Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECL.ReynoldsSCC MAIN BUS 22317292Textbook
On-Campus

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.PeaseSCC MAIN BUS 22317290Textbook
Learning Community - SAGE
On-Campus

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECB.MomSCC MAIN BUS 22517293Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECE.GravesSCC MAIN BUS 14317294Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECD.CrumptonSCC MAIN BUS 22217295Textbook
W06:00PM-09:05PMLECL.ShullSCC MAIN BUS 22217966Textbook
On-Campus

M05:30PM-08:55PMLECTBADavis Cntr Davis 11218583Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECJ.HunterWest Sac WSC 21519048Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBATBALECL.ReynoldsSCC MAIN Online 17605Textbook
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.

TBATBALECL.ReynoldsSCC MAIN Online 17654Textbook
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.

TBATBALECD.PeaseSCC MAIN Online 17655Textbook
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 reports using word processing and presentation software. Analytical skills are used to plan, organize, compose, critique, and revise letters, memos, emails, and reports. Message components, which include organization, content, style, tone, grammar, format, and appearance, are critically analyzed. A formal analytical research paper is created and its results are presented. This course is designed for students who already have college-level writing skills. (C-ID BUS 115; Competency: Writing)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:00AM-11:20AMLECD.CrumptonSCC MAIN BUS 24019166Textbook
On-Campus

TBATBALECD.CrumptonOff Campus Online 17908Textbook
Online Class. Beginning Saturday, January 13 the mandatory online orientation will be available on Canvas. It will be available to enrolled and waitlisted students. The orientation quiz must be completed by 11:55 p.m., Tuesday, January 16. 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 13:
http://www.scc.losrios.edu/elearning.
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


BUS 320    Concepts in Personal Finance    3 Units

Prerequisite: BUS 105 or MATH 28 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: ENGWR 51 or ESLW 50 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers how to analyze financial affairs for lifelong personal financial management. It examines the basics of financial planning, analysis, and decision making in areas of goal setting, budgeting, taxes, credit, money management, insurance, investments, and retirement with an emphasis on principles to develop economic decision-making skills.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECD.PeaseSCC MAIN BUS 22318148Textbook
TTh11:00AM-12:20PMLECK.HandySCC MAIN BUS 22317359Textbook
On-Campus

TBATBALECD.PeaseSCC MAIN Online 17938Textbook
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.

TBATBALECK.HandyOff Campus Online 18460Textbook
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: BUS 320, ECON 302, ECON 304, or MATH 120 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Fundamentals of Investment Management and Financial Markets will provide important information that individuals should know before investing their funds or managing investments. The course will be equally valuable to those who have little or no knowledge of investing and financial markets as well as those who are already investors and want to sharpen their skills. The course will provide a blend of the traditional and modern approaches to investment decision making (and financial markets). The traditional approach is largely descriptive, while the modern approach emphasizes quantitative techniques. Credit may be awarded for ECON 330 or BUS 325, but not for both.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALECK.HandySCC MAIN Online 19155Textbook
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 13-May 16

MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECJ.DaySCC MAIN BUS 14318536Textbook
On-Campus

T06:00PM-07:20PMLECD.PeaseSCC MAIN BUS 22317445Textbook
TBATBALECD.PeaseSCC MAIN Online 17445Textbook
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.
Advisory: ENGWR 300 or ESLW 340 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the fundamental legal principles pertaining to business transactions. Topics covered include the legal process, dispute resolution, and federal and state court systems, including a comprehensive study of contracts under the common law and the Uniform Commercial Code. The course emphasizes business ethics, corporate social responsibility, tort law, constitutional law, agency, business crimes, sales transactions, legal structures of business, and criminal law as applied in a business setting. (C-ID BUS 125)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

TBATBALECB.MomSCC MAIN Online 19238Textbook
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 13-May 16

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECB.MomSCC MAIN BUS 22216900Textbook
M06:00PM-09:25PMLECG.BastianSCC MAIN BUS 22516901Textbook
TTh08:30PM-09:50PMLECW.SmithSCC MAIN BUS 22516899Textbook
On-Campus

MW09:30AM-10:50AMLECE.GravesDavis Cntr Davis 20517446Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECW.SmithWest Sac WSC 21417685Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


BUS 345    Law and Society    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D8; IGETC Area 4G
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course benefits students in every major by making all students aware of their rights and obligations under the law. They will be introduced to the American common law system, with emphasis on the practical aspects, the theory behind the law, and the law as a reflection of society. Areas studied include the U.S. Constitution, the Court and legal systems, law of Crimes, Torts, Contracts, Landlord-Tenant Relationships, Employment, and Family Law. This course is not to be taken in place of BUS 340, Business Law, where required. (C-ID BUS 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALECF.GalvesOff Campus Online 19170Textbook
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 350    Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the various elements in starting and operating a small business. Students will learn about the components necessary to develop a business plan, how to find financial resources, meet legal requirements, develop management techniques, understand marketing concepts and techniques, and investigate other topics of interest to the small business entrepreneur.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECB.MomSCC MAIN BUS 23617616Textbook
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 13-May 10

TBATBALABE.SpearsSCC MAIN Online 18691Textbook
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - TBD - LRC 141
Main Campus - TBD - LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

TBATBALABT.HodgeSCC MAIN Online 18693Textbook
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Wednesday, March 14, 2018, from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, LRC 141
Main Campus - Thursday, March 15, 2018, from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABR.ClemSCC MAIN Online 18694Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Thursday, January 18, 2018, from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, LRC 141
Main Campus - Thursday, January 18, 2018, from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience class per semester.

TBATBALABS.GoldbergSCC MAIN Online 18695Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Wednesday, January 17, 2018, from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, LRC 141
Main Campus - Wednesday, January 17, 2018, from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience class per semester.

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 14, 2017