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Class Schedule
A Complete List of Classes

 

Course Descriptions

BUS. 100 CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN BUSINESS

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Introduction to American business practices in the global environment including such topics as economics, ethics, entrepreneurship, organizational development, management, customer/enterprise relations, information management, accounting, securities, and financial institutions. Transfer: CSU, UC.

BUS. 101 HUMAN RELATIONS IN BUSINESS

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: An overview of the basic behavioral science principles applied to the workplace. Human relations skills are developed through a combination of theoretical knowledge and group exercises. Topics include self-knowledge, perception, self-image, self-management, interpersonal communications, motivation, conflict resolution, and leadership. Transfer: CSU.

BUS. 103 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: An introduction to computer systems and software applications and their impact on the business environment. Topics include computer architecture, hardware, software, computer terminology and theory. Students use software applications as problem solving tools for business projects. Transfer: CSU, UC.

BUS. 108 BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS (C-ID BUS 115)

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Prerequisite(s): CBOT 430 and ENGL 100.

Description: An overview of effective business communication skills and its direct relation to workplace success. Emphasis is placed on the planning, organizing, composing, and revising of writing skills used in letters, memos, reports, and emails in combination with word processing software for written documentation and presentation software for professional-level oral reports. Presentation skills, professional behavior in the workplace, and current communication technologies are included. Transfer: CSU.

BUS. 115 BUSINESS MATHEMATICS

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): BUS. 110 or MATH 811 or equivalent.

Description: An introductory course business mathematics. Students perform calculations and analysis involving taxes, discounts, negotiable instruments, periodic payments, compensation methods, inventory pricing, depreciation, and present value. Transfer: CSU.

BUS. 150 ENTREPRENEURSHIP: SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: This is a practical, real-world approach to conceiving, planning, organizing and managing a small business. Provides the toolbox to achieve the most optimum benefits from limited resources and how to plan for growth and succession or exit of a business. Transfer: CSU.

BUS. 180 MARKETING

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Sales and marketing principles used by modern business, including evaluation and methodologies for implementation of these principles for promoting the sales of consumer goods and services. Strategies of sales and marketing procedures used to conduct multi-phased sales and marketing campaigns for large and small business are covered also. Transfer: CSU.

BUS. 201 BUSINESS LAW (C-ID BUS 125)

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Introduction to the laws applicable to business institutions and their operations. Topics include sources of law, the legal system and its processes, agencies for enforcement, contracts, crimes, torts, types of business formation, and employment law. Transfer: CSU, UC.

BUS. 230 INTERNATIONAL MARKETING

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Survey course outlining the major dimensions of the global business environment while providing a set of conceptual and analytical tools to successfully apply the "4 P's" (product, price, place and promotion) to global marketing. Review global economic, political-legal, and cultural environmental factors. Global market research and data sources are explored. Other topics included in this course are foreign market selection, foreign market entry, supply chain management, international pricing, and global marketing of services. Transfer: CSU.

BUS. 335 THEORIES AND PRACTICES OF GLOBAL BUSINESS

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Introduction to the theories and practices of international business. Various environmental, economic, political, and social constraints on doing business abroad are explored. Topics include: political economy of international trade and investment, global monetary system, foreign market analysis and firms' operational strategy; management issues and challenges. Transfer: CSU, UC*.

BUS. 337 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Introduction to international business law, featuring trade (import and export), licensing agreements for the transfer and protection of intellectual property (patents, copyrights and trademarks), and active foreign investment through mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. Learn the varying levels of foreign presence a U.S. business may have, from least intrusive to most substantial, and the resulting increasing impact of host-country laws, cultural norms, policies and procedures. Transfer: CSU.

BUS. 338 INTERNATIONAL FINANCE

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400 and Eligibility for MATH 120 or 122; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: This survey course covers many introductory concepts in international trade finance. Topics include the international monetary system, sources of international trade finance, methods of payment, different types of international trade financing and managing risks in trade finance. Transfer: CSU.

BUS. 339 E-COMMERCE

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Theory and practice of effectively conducting and managing business over the Internet. Topics include the Internet's impact on the economy, e-business models, business uses of the Internet, online business strategy, technology, and marketing. Transfer: CSU.

BUS. 672 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION: INTERNSHIP

Units (Grade Option) 1-3; Class Hours: 1-3 lab hours/semester (60 to 180 volunteer on the job hours/semester); Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): A minimum of 12 completed units in the occupational discipline.

Description: Earn college credit for learning or improving skills or knowledge on the job. Internship is "discipline specific" in that students' job and learning objectives relate to the work experience course. Students can earn up to 3 units per semester (for a total of 16). There are no classroom meetings after the initial orientation which is offered the first three weeks of each semester. Units are degree applicable and transferable and are awarded upon achievement of approved learning objectives. Each unit requires 60 hours per unit for unpaid work during the semester. The internship must be supervised by a job supervisor and an appropriate faculty member for the chosen occupational discipline. The unit limitation applies to Occupational Cooperative Education Work Experience (any combination of 670 and/or 672 courses) offered within the SMCCCD. Transfer: CSU.

BUS.695 INDEPENDENT STUDY

Units (Grade Option) 0.5-3; Class Hours: By Arrangement; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Designed for students who are interested in furthering their knowledge via self-paced, individualized instruction provided in selected areas or directed study to be arranged with instructor and approved by the division dean using the Independent Study Form. Varying modes of instruction can be used -- laboratory, research, skill development, etc. For each unit earned, students are required to devote three hours per week throughout the semester. Students may take only one Independent Study course within a given discipline. Transfer: CSU.

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