Business

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BUS 100 INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNITY, ECONOMIC, AND URBAN PLANNING 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Provides an understanding of the field of urban planning by exploring the history, theory, and practice of urban planning in the United States. Includes an investigation into the primary subfields of urban planning including housing and community development, land use, transportation, economic development/ redevelopment, urban design, and the environment. [D; CSU]
BUS 100 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87593 BUS 100 531 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Baza,Ronald 18 2*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 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
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 8*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
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87597 BUS 120 503 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Webster,Nicole 8 4*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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BUS 121 FINANCIAL PLANNING AND MONEY MANAGEMENT 3 Units Grade only. Introduces financial planning in our changing economic environment. Explores topics such as budgeting and resource allocation, risk management, tax planning, economics of buying and borrowing, and introduces 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
87603 BUS 121 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Paiano,Frank 18 0*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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87604 BUS 121 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Paiano,Frank 18 0*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 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 5*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 AM
BUS 123 INTRODUCTION TO INVESTMENTS 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Introduces basic investment principles including stocks, bonds, mutual funds, portfolio management, derivatives, securities markets, interpretation of financial statements, and the relationship of economic and political conditions to investing. [D; CSU]
BUS 123 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87606 BUS 123 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Paiano,Frank 18 0*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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87607 BUS 123 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Gamboa,Henry 18 7*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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BUS 126 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Covers systems approach to managing activities associated with the management of traffic, transportation, inventory, warehousing, packaging, order processing, and material handling for international trade. Designed to provide an overview of the fundamentals of logistics management, including its scope, process, functions, and services. [D; CSU]
BUS 126 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87608 BUS 126 531 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Andrade,Bernardo 18 10*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 AM
BUS 129 MULTIMEDIA PRESENTATIONS---POWERPOINT 1 Unit Fee: $3. Provides students with the skills required to use the multimedia features of Microsoft PowerPoint software. Emphasizes presentation techniques, advanced text and graphic processing, and use of multimedia peripherals. (Same as CIS 129.) [D; CSU]
BUS 129 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87609 BUS 129 502 ONLINE ONLINE   18 17*
    ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Staff    
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 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   8 4*
    ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Rivaldi,Matthew    
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 Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 AM
87615 BUS 140 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Shapiro,Elisabeth 8 2*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 AM
87616 BUS 140 503 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Shapiro,Elisabeth 8 3*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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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 3*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 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 12*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
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87625 BUS 150 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Fredericks,Nancy 8 1*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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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 12*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 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 1*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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BUS 174 INTRODUCTION TO MARKETING AND SOCIAL MEDIA PRACTICES 3 Units Discusses current marketing methods, institutions, and practices, including social media, traditional, and emerging methods. Provides an understanding of the roles of marketing and social marketing in the economy and the firm, and develops a rationale for a marketing perspective as a guide to organizational and individual actions. [D; CSU]
BUS 174 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87629 BUS 174 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Fredericks,Nancy 18 0*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 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 Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 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 8*
    ONLINE ONLINE      
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
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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 10*
    ONLINE ONLINE      
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
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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
87638 BUS 210 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Scott,Tanya 18 0*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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87639 BUS 210 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Hall,Timothy 18 2*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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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
87640 BUS 211 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Duver,Stephanie 18 5*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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87641 BUS 211 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Alston,Kevin 18 0*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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BUS 229 LEGAL TERMINOLOGY---BILINGUAL (ENGLISH/SPANISH) 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: SPAN 215 or equivalent; RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Prepares bilingual (English/Spanish) students who desire to work in a legal setting particularly as bilingual legal assistants. Covers English and Spanish terminology commonly used in civil, probate, family, and criminal law pleadings and documents. [D; CSU]
BUS 229 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87648 BUS 229 580 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Soler-McElwain,Luz 18 1*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 AM
BUS 239 PROJECT MANAGEMENT 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: BUS 70 or CIS 122B or equivalent.] Trains students to successfully manage projects working alone or with a team---an essential skill in today's job market and often the impetus for future job promotions. (Same as CIS 239.) [D; CSU]
BUS 239 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87650 BUS 239 501 ONLINE ONLINE   18 4*
    ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Staff    
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 AM

Total Courses: 21 Total Sections: 30
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