Spring 2019 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 19-May 22

MW10:00AM-11:20AMLECJ.DaySCC MAIN BUS 14318481Textbook
On-Campus

TBATBALECC.KaufmanSCC MAIN Online 18440Textbook
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 19-May 22

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECR.MinawiSCC MAIN BUS 22518036Textbook
On-Campus

TBATBALECB.MomSCC MAIN Online 18037Textbook
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 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 22-May 08

MW05:30PM-08:20PMLECJ.HunterWest Sac WSC 21418995Textbook
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 23-Feb 06

MW05:30PM-08:50PMLECJ.HunterWest Sac WSC 21418991Textbook
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 11-Feb 27

MW05:30PM-08:50PMLECJ.HunterWest Sac WSC 21418992Textbook
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 04-Mar 20

MW05:30PM-08:20PMLECJ.HunterWest Sac WSC 21418993Textbook
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 25-Apr 10

MW05:30PM-08:20PMLECJ.HunterWest Sac WSC 21418994Textbook
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 24-Feb 07

Th06:00PM-08:50PMLECJ.HunterSCC MAIN BUS 23618201Textbook
This is a requirement for the Customer Service Certificate.
Three class meetings - January 24, 31; February 7.
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 14-Feb 28

Th06:00PM-08:50PMLECJ.HunterSCC MAIN BUS 23618202Textbook
This is an elective for the Customer Service Certificate.
Three class meetings - February 14, 21, and 28.
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, Mar 07-Mar 21

Th06:00PM-08:50PMLECJ.HunterSCC MAIN BUS 23618203Textbook
This is an elective for the Customer Service Certificate.
Three class meetings - March 7, 14, and 21.
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 28-Apr 11

Th06:00PM-08:50PMLECJ.HunterSCC MAIN BUS 23618204Textbook
This is an elective for the Customer Service Certificate.
Three class meetings - March 28; 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 25-May 09

Th06:00PM-08:50PMLECJ.HunterSCC MAIN BUS 23617748Textbook
Three class meetings - April 25; May 2 and 9.
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 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECD.PeaseSCC MAIN BUS 22517381TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECL.ReynoldsSCC MAIN BUS 22317382TextbookFree Digital Book
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.PeaseSCC MAIN BUS 22317384TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECB.MomSCC MAIN BUS 22517383Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECD.CrumptonSCC MAIN BUS 22217385Textbook
W06:00PM-09:05PMLECS.BatarsehSCC MAIN BUS 22218008Textbook
On-Campus

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECJ.GoldbergOff Campus DAC 18531Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TBATBALECL.ReynoldsSCC MAIN Online 17676TextbookFree Digital Book
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 17719TextbookFree Digital Book
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 17720TextbookFree Digital Book
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.

TBATBALECC.KaufmanOff Campus Online 20216Textbook
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 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 19-May 22

TTh10:00AM-11:20AMLECJ.DaySCC MAIN BUS 24018999Textbook
On-Campus

TBATBALECR.Jean-GillesOff Campus Online 17951TextbookFree Digital Book
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 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 B4
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 19-May 22

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECD.PeaseSCC MAIN BUS 22318158Textbook
TTh11:00AM-12:20PMLECK.HandySCC MAIN BUS 15117446Textbook
On-Campus

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECD.CrumptonSCC MAIN BUS 23621418Textbook
NEW SECTION - 21418 - as of 12/14/18
On-Campus

TBATBALECD.PeaseSCC MAIN Online 17980Textbook
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 18423Textbook
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 19-May 22

TBATBALECK.HandySCC MAIN Online 18997Textbook
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 19-May 22

T06:00PM-07:20PMLECD.PeaseSCC MAIN BUS 22317526TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALECD.PeaseSCC MAIN Online 17526TextbookFree Digital Book
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 19-May 16

TBATBALECB.MomSCC MAIN Online 19053Textbook
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 19-May 22

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECB.MomSCC MAIN BUS 22217014Textbook
M06:00PM-09:25PMLECA.JordanSCC MAIN BUS 22517015Textbook
On-Campus

MW09:30AM-10:50AMLECD.WhiteOff Campus DAC 17527Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.WhiteWest Sac WSC 21417749Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBATBALECB.MomSCC MAIN Online 19350Textbook
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 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 19-May 22

TBATBALECG.BastianOff Campus Online 19003Textbook
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 19-May 22

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECB.MomSCC MAIN BUS 23617687Textbook
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 19-May 16

TBATBALABE.SpearsSCC MAIN Online 18628Textbook
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Monday, March 5, 2018, from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm - LRC 141
Main Campus - Tuesday, March 13, 2018, from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm - LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

TBATBALABR.LenskySCC MAIN Online 18629Textbook
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Tuesday, March 19, 2019, from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, LRC 141
Main Campus - Tuesday, March 19, 2019, from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TBATBALABR.LenskySCC MAIN Online 18630Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Wednesday, January 23, 2019, from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, LRC 141
Main Campus - Thursday, January 24, 2019, from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience class per semester.

TBATBALABT.HodgeSCC MAIN Online 18631Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Wednesday, January 23, 2019, from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, LRC 141
Main Campus - Thursday, January 24, 2019, from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience class per semester.

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: December 14, 2018