Business

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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
87670 BUS 70 01 09:00AM-10:05AM MW 205 Rodriguez,Alicia 8 7*
    10:05AM-10:35AM MW 205      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
87671 BUS 70 601 06:00PM-07:50PM TH 202 Soler-McElwain,Luz 8 13*
    08:00PM-08:50PM TH 202      
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On-campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
87672 BUS 70 70 09:00AM-10:05AM F 7208B Rodriguez,Alicia 16 8*
    10:05AM-10:35AM F 7208B      
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
87673 BUS 70 80 11:00AM-11:50AM TTH 5201 Soler-McElwain,Luz 8 15*
    11:50AM-12:15PM TTH 5201      
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
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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
87674 BUS 71 01 09:00AM-10:05AM MW 205 Rodriguez,Alicia 8 15*
    10:05AM-10:35AM MW 205      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
87675 BUS 71 601 06:00PM-07:50PM TH 202 Soler-McElwain,Luz 8 18*
    08:00PM-08:50PM TH 202      
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On-campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
87676 BUS 71 80 11:00AM-12:05PM TTH 5201 Soler-McElwain,Luz 8 26*
    12:05PM-12:35PM TTH 5201      
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
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
87677 BUS 73 01 09:00AM-10:05AM MW 205 Rodriguez,Alicia 8 26*
    10:05AM-10:35AM MW 205      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
87678 BUS 73 80 11:00AM-12:05PM TTH 5201 Soler-McElwain,Luz 8 28*
    12:05PM-12:35PM TTH 5201      
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
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
87679 BUS 74 01 09:00AM-10:05AM MW 205 Rodriguez,Alicia 8 27*
    10:05AM-10:35AM MW 205      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
87680 BUS 74 80 11:00AM-12:05PM TTH 5201 Soler-McElwain,Luz 8 29*
    12:05PM-12:35PM TTH 5201      
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
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
87681 BUS 75 01 09:00AM-10:05AM MW 205 Rodriguez,Alicia 8 27*
    10:05AM-10:35AM MW 205      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
87682 BUS 75 80 11:00AM-12:05PM TTH 5201 Soler-McElwain,Luz 8 30*
    12:05PM-12:35PM TTH 5201      
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
BUS 120 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3 Units Examines the various types of business organizations, financing, personnel, marketing, management, and business-government relations. Develops 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
87594 BUS 120 01 12:00PM-01:30PM TTH 222 Corpron,Russell 15 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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87595 BUS 120 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Alston,Kevin 8 0*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
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87596 BUS 120 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Corpron,Russell 8 7*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
87597 BUS 120 503 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Webster,Nicole 8 4*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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87598 BUS 120 60 06:00PM-09:20PM W 226 Keith,Michael 15 12*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
87599 BUS 120 660 06:00PM-08:50PM T 201 Keith,Michael 8 22*
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
87600 BUS 120 676 06:00PM-08:50PM T 7216 Kravetz,Jeremy 8 28*
HYBRID/HIGHER ED CENTER - EVENING
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On-campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
BUS 122 PRINCIPLES OF IMPORTING AND EXPORTING 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Covers the fundamentals of importing, exporting, and U.S. Customs Regulations. Provides an overview of international documentation, financial instruments of trade, and marketing. Emphasis on advanced concepts of exporting and importing, as well as practical application and completion of documents commonly used in the field. [D; CSU]
BUS 122 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87605 BUS 122 531 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Weisblat,Irina 8 1*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
BUS 134 eBUSINESS I: PRINCIPLES OF ELECTRONIC COMMERCE 3 Units Fee: $1. Provides an overview of electronic commerce and examines basic principles. Provides students with the understanding and knowledge of important factors involved in the overall process of electronic commerce. Includes the infrastructure, software availability, buyer behavior patterns, security issues, and future trends. [D; CSU]
BUS 134 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87610 BUS 134 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Rivaldi,Matthew 8 2*
    ONLINE ONLINE      
ONLINE
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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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; C-ID BUS 125]
BUS 140 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87614 BUS 140 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Shapiro,Elisabeth 8 0*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
87615 BUS 140 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Shapiro,Elisabeth 8 0*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
87616 BUS 140 503 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Shapiro,Elisabeth 8 3*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
BUS 142 BUSINESS ETHICS---CORPORATE AND PERSONAL 1 Unit Introduces the student to the study of business and personal ethics and provides a framework to identify, analyze, and understand how members of the business community make ethical decisions and deal with ethical issues. [D; CSU]
BUS 142 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87618 BUS 142 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Scott,Tanya 8 1*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
87619 BUS 142 60 06:30PM-08:45PM M 201 Millar,Christopher 8 9*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
BUS 145 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT FOR SMALL BUSINESS 1 Unit [Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Introduces the various factors to be considered as a small business owner encounters the financial aspects of operating a business. Reviews the areas of starting a business, financing a small business, banking, and cash management. [D; CSU]
BUS 145 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87621 BUS 145 60 06:00PM-07:50PM W 229A Millar,Christopher 8 20*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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BUS 148 DEVELOPING AND STARTING A NEW BUSINESS 3 Units Provides students with the knowledge, skills, awareness, and involvement in the process and the critical aspects of creating a new venture. Emphasizes the attitudes, resources, and networks that are involved in pursuing entrepreneurial opportunities. [D; CSU]
BUS 148 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87622 BUS 148 601 06:30PM-09:20PM T 222 Rivaldi,Matthew 8 16*
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
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
87624 BUS 150 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Webster,Nicole 8 4*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
87625 BUS 150 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Fredericks,Nancy 8 0*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
87626 BUS 150 660 06:00PM-08:50PM W 221 Bonilla,George 8 29*
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On-campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
BUS 151 PRINCIPLES OF OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Provides a fundamental overview of operations management. Covers operating processes, project management, facilities and capacity planning, quality management, just-in-time and lean systems, forecasting, aggregate planning, inventory management, and resource management. [D; CSU]
BUS 151 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87627 BUS 151 531 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Weisblat,Irina 8 11*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
BUS 152 HUMAN RELATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Develops the ability to nurture good relationships on the job which has been identified as a key to promotion and success in business. Focuses on techniques and behaviors that develop this potential in individuals, creating opportunities for higher salary, advancement, and leadership. [D; CSU]
BUS 152 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87628 BUS 152 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Winkelhake,Brett 8 0*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
BUS 177 PRINCIPLES OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS 3 Units Grade only. Surveys the nature and dimension of international business, environmental frameworks, international trade policies, international alliances, international financial markets, various forms of foreign involvement in international trade and discussion of the role of the multinational corporation in world trade. [D; CSU]
BUS 177 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87630 BUS 177 531 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Shapiro,Elisabeth 8 0*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
BUS 182 KEYBOARDING FOR OFFICE PROFESSIONALS 2 Units [Prerequisite: BUS 71 or equivalent.] Fee: $1. Allows students who already possess the ability to keyboard by touch to enhance keyboarding techniques and to further develop document processing skills, including writing letters, writing memos, preparing tables, preparing manuscripts, proofreading, and editing. [D; CSU]
BUS 182 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90532 BUS 182 01 11:00AM-12:10PM MW 205 Soler-McElwain,Luz 8 22*
    12:20PM-01:25PM MW 205      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
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
87633 BUS 183 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE D'Agata,Nicolas 8 3*
    ONLINE ONLINE      
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
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
87635 BUS 200A 601 10:00AM-11:50AM MW 202 Sands,Sandra 8 9*
    11:50AM-12:30PM MW 202      
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 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
87636 BUS 200B 601 10:00AM-11:50AM MW 202 Sands,Sandra 8 16*
    11:50AM-12:30PM MW 202      
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
BUS 206 FILING AND RECORDS MANAGEMENT 2.5 Units Introduction to the profession of records and information management. Covers alphabetic, numeric, geographic, and subject filing systems. Focuses on American Records Management Association (ARMA) International standards. Emphasis on both manual and electronic application of indexing rules and methodology. Records control, retention, retrieval, and creation and management of electronic and image records. [D; CSU]
BUS 206 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90370 BUS 206 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Scott,Tanya 8 7*
    ONLINE ONLINE      
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 AM
BUS 211 COMMUNICATION IN BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY 3 Units [Prerequisite: BUS 210 or the skill level as determined by the Southwestern College English Assessment or equivalent.] Includes the principles of writing through writing basic business letters, memos, effective email messages, and a short report. Emphasizes effective oral communication by participatiing in oral presentations and class discussions. [D; CSU]
BUS 211 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
91231 BUS 211 71 10:00AM-01:20PM MW 7215 Austin,Naida 8 20*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
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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
90267 BUS 212 631 06:00PM-09:20PM MW 4418 Hall,Timothy 8 6*
HYBRID/OTAY MESA CENTER - EVENING
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:58 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
90905 BUS 292 E670 08:15AM-09:20AM F NAS Staff 15 29*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/9/2014
For Southwest Regional Apprenticeship Program
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Total Courses: 24 Total Sections: 43
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On-campus meetings and participation are required.

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