Business

School of Social Sciences, Business and Humanities To contact instructors, click on their names to get the email addresses of full-time professors or the appropriate school contact information for adjunct faculty.
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
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
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
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
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
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
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
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
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
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
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
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
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
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
BUS 181 SPANISH COMPUTER SKILLS FOR INTERPRETATION AND TRANSLATION 3 Units Fee: $1. [Prerequisite: BUS 70 or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: SPAN 215 or equivalent.] Reviews Spanish keyboard and keying techniques. Develops speed and accuracy as well as basic word processing skills. Emphasizes the proper application of the accent mark and punctuation in both English and Spanish. Includes preparation of English and Spanish letters, memos, and short reports used in an international business and legal context. Introduces the process of computer translation through the Internet as well as through computer translation software. [D; CSU]
BUS 181 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79577 BUS 181 680 05:30PM-08:20PM T 5201 Ramirez,Sylvia 18 9*
    08:30PM-09:20PM T 5201      
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
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
BUS 225 INTERPRETATION AND TRANSLATION: GENERAL BUSINESS 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: SPAN 215 or equivalent; and BUS 210 or equivalent.] Introduces students to the skills and techniques of English/Spanish interpretation and translation in the field of business by interpreting and translating dialogs, business correspondence, and documents focusing on business ethics, protocol, cultural sensitivity, and review writing mechanics, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. [D; CSU]
BUS 225 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79598 BUS 225 86 06:30PM-09:35PM M 5208 Ramirez,Sylvia 18 13*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
BUS 226 INTERPRETATION AND TRANSLATION: LEGAL 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: SPAN 215 or equivalent.] Introduces students to the skills and techniques of interpretation and translation (English/Spanish) in the legal field including written translation and simultaneous, consecutive, and summary interpreting and sight translation with discussion of cultural sensitivity and ethics as related to the legal interpreter/translator. [D; CSU]
BUS 226 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79599 BUS 226 86 06:30PM-09:20PM T 5209 Guerrero,Maria 18 7*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
BUS 233 INTERPRETATION AND TRANSLATION: IMMIGRATION 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: SPAN 215 or equivalent.] Designed to introduce students to the skills and techniques of interpretation and translation (English/Spanish) with emphasis in immigration including written translation and simultaneous, consecutive, and summary interpreting and sight translation. Discussion of cultural sensitivity and ethics as related to the immigration interpreter/translator. [D; CSU]
BUS 233 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79601 BUS 233 86 06:30PM-09:20PM TH 5209 Guerrero,Maria 18 14*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
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
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
*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
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
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
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
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: 14 Total Sections: 14
What is a hybrid course? | Close

On-campus meetings and participation are required.

In addition to face-to-face meetings, hybrid courses entail online assignments and activities, typically conducted through Blackboard, such as discussion board posts, quizzes, WebQuests and more.
What is an Honors option? | Close

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

For more details about the Honors Program, see www2.swccd.edu/honorsprogram