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BUS 35 ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE ASSISTANT--- BILINGUAL (ENGLISH/SPANISH) 12 Units Fee: $3. [Corequisite: BUS 290. Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Prepares students to work in a bilingual (English/Spanish) office setting in an entry-level position. Emphasizes the development of skills in business English, filing, keyboarding, Microsoft Office software applications, and office procedures. This course will be taught in both English and Spanish. Covers content of classes including BUS 70, 200A, 218, and CIS 121B. [D]
BUS 35 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
82190 BUS 35 80 01:30PM-03:40PM MTWTH 5201 Soler-McElwain,Luz 18 4*
    03:50PM-05:20PM MTWTH 5201      
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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BUS 70 KEYBOARDING I 1 Unit Fee: $1. Pass/No Pass only. Provides training in keyboarding for beginners. Emphasizes keyboarding using touch control method of letter keys, correct typing techniques, and speed building and accuracy on one-minute and two-minute timed writings, utilizing computer and keyboarding software. [D]
BUS 70 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79620 BUS 70 01 09:00AM-10:05AM MW 205 Rodriguez,Alicia 8 1*
    10:05AM-10:25AM MW 205      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 10/12/2013
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79622 BUS 70 70 09:00AM-09:50AM F 7208B Rodriguez,Alicia 16 8*
    10:00AM-10:20AM F 7208B      
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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79623 BUS 70 80 08:00AM-08:50AM TTH 5201 Soler-McElwain,Luz 8 7*
    08:50AM-09:05AM TTH 5201      
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 10/12/2013
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BUS 71 KEYBOARDING II 1 Unit Fee: $1. Pass/No Pass only. [Prerequisite: BUS 70 or equivalent.] Provides keyboarding instruction as a continuation of BUS 70. Develops speed and accuracy, and presents the numeric and symbol keys, formatting of business letters, and preparation of one-page reports. Builds speed and control on one-minute and three-minute writings. Uses keyboarding software. [D]
BUS 71 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79624 BUS 71 01 09:00AM-10:05AM MW 205 Rodriguez,Alicia 8 8*
    10:05AM-10:25AM MW 205      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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79626 BUS 71 80 08:00AM-09:05AM TTH 5201 Soler-McElwain,Luz 8 21*
    09:05AM-09:25AM TTH 5201      
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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BUS 73 KEYBOARDING SPEED AND ACCURACY I 1 Unit Fee: $1. Pass/No Pass only. [Prerequisite: BUS 71 or equivalent.] Increases keyboarding speed and improves accuracy utilizing specialized software. [D]
BUS 73 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79627 BUS 73 01 09:00AM-10:05AM MW 205 Rodriguez,Alicia 8 27*
    10:05AM-10:25AM MW 205      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
79628 BUS 73 80 08:00AM-09:05AM TTH 5201 Soler-McElwain,Luz 8 26*
    09:05AM-09:25AM TTH 5201      
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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BUS 74 KEYBOARDING SPEED AND ACCURACY II 1 Unit Fee: $1. Pass/No Pass only. [Prerequisite: BUS 73 or equivalent.] Increases keyboarding speed and improves accuracy utilizing specialized software. [D]
BUS 74 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79629 BUS 74 01 09:00AM-10:05AM MW 205 Rodriguez,Alicia 8 27*
    10:05AM-10:25AM MW 205      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
79630 BUS 74 80 08:00AM-09:05AM TTH 5201 Soler-McElwain,Luz 8 27*
    09:05AM-09:25AM TTH 5201      
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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BUS 75 KEYBOARDING SPEED AND ACCURACY III 1 Unit Fee: $1. Pass/No Pass only. [Prerequisite: BUS 74 or equivalent.] Designed to increase keyboarding speed and improve accuracy. [D]
BUS 75 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79631 BUS 75 01 09:00AM-10:05AM MW 205 Rodriguez,Alicia 8 28*
    10:05AM-10:25AM MW 205      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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79632 BUS 75 80 08:00AM-09:05AM TTH 5201 Soler-McElwain,Luz 8 30*
    09:05AM-09:25AM TTH 5201      
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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BUS 120 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3 Units Examination of the various types of business organizations, financing, personnel, marketing, management, and business-government relations. Designed to develop an understanding of the general concepts of business for business and non-business majors. [D; CSU; UC]
BUS 120 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
82479 BUS 120 01 12:00PM-01:25PM TTH 222 Lucas,Yvonne 15 7*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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BUS 121 FINANCIAL PLANNING AND MONEY MANAGEMENT 3 Units Grade only. Introduction to financial planning in our changing economic environment. Topics include budgeting and resource allocation, risk management, tax planning, economics of buying and borrowing, and introduction to the selection of stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. [D; CSU]
BUS 121 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79548 BUS 121 03 10:00AM-11:15AM MW 221 Paiano,Frank 18 3*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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79549 BUS 121 05 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 221 Paiano,Frank 18 4*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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BUS 140 BUSINESS LAW/THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS 3 Units Examines the nature and role of the law in our society emphasizing the legal environment in which business operates. Provides an overview of the U.S. legal system, contracts, torts, bankruptcy, consumer protection, environmental law, intellectual property, Uniform Commercial Code, and regulation of business. [D; CSU; UC]
BUS 140 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79558 BUS 140 01 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 201 Shapiro,Elisabeth 18 2*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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79559 BUS 140 03 10:00AM-11:15AM MW 229A Levine,Richard 18 5*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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79560 BUS 140 05 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 201 Shapiro,Elisabeth 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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BUS 150 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: ACCT 101 or equivalent; RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Studies management principles with primary emphasis on basic management functions: communicating, planning, organizing, and controlling. Analyzes decision making, human relations, and the role of the manager as leader. Discusses actual business problems and solutions. [D; CSU]
BUS 150 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
82483 BUS 150 01 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 222 Lucas,Yvonne 18 4*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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BUS 183 BUSINESS MATHEMATICS 3 Units Studies the fundamental mathematical operations and their application to business problems. Includes payroll, pricing, interest and discount, commission, taxes, and other pertinent uses of mathematics in the field of business. [D; CSU]
BUS 183 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79578 BUS 183 03 09:00AM-10:15AM TTH 202 Martinez-Sanabria,Maria 18 7*
    10:15AM-10:25AM TTH 202      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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BUS 200A MICROSOFT WORD: BEGINNING 2.5 Units Fee: $1. Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: BUS 71 or equivalent.] Introduces students to entry-level positions in todays modern electronic office, as well as prepare students for the introductory level of Microsoft Office Specialist certification. [D; CSU]
BUS 200A Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79584 BUS 200A 601 10:00AM-11:50AM MW 202 Sands,Sandra 8 3*
    11:50AM-12:30PM MW 202      
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 10/12/2013
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
BUS 200B MICROSOFT WORD: ADVANCED 2.5 Units Fee: $1. Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: BUS 200A or equivalent.] Prepares students to become expert users of advanced applications required in todays modern electronic office including: enhance professional documents, configure Word options, tables, mail merge, macros, and work group collaboration. Prepares students for the Microsoft Word Specialist Expert certification examination. [D; CSU]
BUS 200B Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79586 BUS 200B 601 10:00AM-11:50AM MW 202 Sands,Sandra 8 7*
    11:50AM-12:30PM MW 202      
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
BUS 210 BUSINESS ENGLISH 3 Units [Prerequisite: ENGL 71 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College English Assessment or equivalent.] Develops English language skills used in a modern business context. Includes a review of business vocabulary, grammar, punctuation, spelling, and proofreading. Introduces skills in basic business letter writing. [D; CSU]
BUS 210 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79587 BUS 210 03 12:00PM-01:15PM MW 217 Lawry,Robert 18 2*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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BUS 212 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION 3 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: BUS 211 or ENGL 114 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College English Assessment or equivalent.] Covers the principles of written communication as applied to business, industry, and government including business letters, memos, and reports. Includes oral communication in the form of a oral powerpoint presentation. [D; CSU]
BUS 212 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79593 BUS 212 01 10:00AM-10:50AM MWF 204 Lawry,Robert 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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79594 BUS 212 03 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 224 Keith,Michael 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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79595 BUS 212 05 09:00AM-09:50AM MWF 204 Lawry,Janet 18 10*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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BUS 290 WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS I 2 Units Grade only. [Limitation on Enrollment: Declared Business major. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to the Business major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on setting through an internship class.] Applies principles and skills acquired in business occupational majors to on-the-job assignments. In addition to the one unit weekly class activity, one unit of credit is granted for each 60 hours of volunteer or 75 hours of paid work activity. The job supervisor and the instructor will evaluate each student's job performance. [D; CSU]
BUS 290 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79604 BUS 290 601 05:30PM-06:20PM T 222 Dawson,Michele 18 30*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING, DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
79605 BUS 290 602 05:30PM-06:20PM M 221 Dawson,Michele 18 31*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING, DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
79606 BUS 290 676 05:00PM-05:50PM W 7203 Dawson,Michele 18 33*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
HYBRID/HIGHER ED CENTER - EVENING, DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This is a Hybrid course. On-campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
82191 BUS 290 86 05:30PM-06:20PM TH 5207 Ramirez,Sylvia 18 9*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING, DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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79607 BUS 290 E1 08:00AM-08:50AM F NAS Milkovich,Patrice 15 5*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/10/2013
This section is for the "South West Regional Apprenticeship Program". This is a Hybrid course. On-campus meetings and online participation are required. One hour 5 minutes to be scheduled per week.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
BUS 291 WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS II 2 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: BUS 290 or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: Declared Business major. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to the Business major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on setting through an internship class.] Applies principles and skills acquired in business occupational majors to on-the-job assignments. In addition to one unit weekly class activity, one unit of credit is granted for each 60 hours of volunteer or 75 hours of paid work activity. The job supervisor and the instructor will evaluate each student's job performance. [D; CSU]
BUS 291 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79609 BUS 291 601 05:30PM-06:20PM T 222 Dawson,Michele 18 42*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING, DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
79610 BUS 291 602 05:30PM-06:20PM M 221 Dawson,Michele 18 44*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING, DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
79611 BUS 291 676 05:00PM-05:50PM W 7203 Dawson,Michele 18 38*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
HYBRID/HIGHER ED CENTER - EVENING, DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This is a Hybrid course. On-campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
82192 BUS 291 86 05:30PM-06:20PM TH 5207 Ramirez,Sylvia 18 36*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING, DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
BUS 292 WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS III 2 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: BUS 291 or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: Declared Business major. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to the Business major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on setting through an internship class.] Applies principles and skills acquired in business occupational majors to on-the-job assignments. In addition to the one unit weekly class activity, one unit of credit is granted for each 60 hours of volunteer or 75 hours of paid work activity. The job supervisor and the instructor will evaluate each student's job performance. [D; CSU]
BUS 292 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79613 BUS 292 601 05:30PM-06:20PM T 222 Dawson,Michele 18 45*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING, DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
79614 BUS 292 602 05:30PM-06:20PM M 221 Dawson,Michele 18 45*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING, DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
79615 BUS 292 676 05:00PM-05:50PM W 7203 Dawson,Michele 18 40*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
HYBRID/HIGHER ED CENTER - EVENING, DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This is a Hybrid course. On-campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
82193 BUS 292 86 05:30PM-06:20PM TH 5207 Ramirez,Sylvia 18 36*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING, DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
82838 BUS 292 E1 07:45AM-08:50AM F NAS Milkovich,Patrice 14 7*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 11/20/2013
This section is for the "South West Regional Apprenticeship Program". This is a Hybrid course. On-campus meetings and online participation are required. One hour to be scheduled per week.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
BUS 293 WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS IV 2 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: BUS 292 or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: Declared Business major. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to the Business major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on setting through an internship class.] Applies principles and skills acquired in business occupational majors to on-the-job assignments. In addition to the one unit weekly class activity, one unit of credit is granted for each 60 hours of volunteer or 75 hours of paid work activity. The job supervisor and the instructor will evaluate each student's job performance. [D; CSU]
BUS 293 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79617 BUS 293 601 05:30PM-06:20PM T 222 Dawson,Michele 18 45*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING, DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
79618 BUS 293 602 05:30PM-06:20PM M 221 Dawson,Michele 18 45*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING, DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
79619 BUS 293 676 05:00PM-05:50PM W 7203 Dawson,Michele 18 40*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
HYBRID/HIGHER ED CENTER - EVENING, DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This is a Hybrid course. On-campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
82194 BUS 293 86 05:30PM-06:20PM TH 5207 Ramirez,Sylvia 18 36*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING, DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM

Total Courses: 19 Total Sections: 44
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On-campus meetings and participation are required.

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Honors courses provide enhanced admission opportunities, increased scholarship opportunities and special recognition on transcripts.

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