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Class Schedule
A Complete List of Classes

Course Descriptions

BUS. 100 Introduction to Business

Introduction to American business in the global environment providing an overview of economics, ethics, management, marketing, operations, information management, accounting, and finance.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: DSI
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE DSI), UC
C-ID: BUS 110
BUS. 101 Human Relations in the Workplace

An overview of the basic behavioral science principles used to understand organizational behavior and interpersonal relations. Human relations skills are developed through a combination of theoretical knowledge and group exercises. Topics include self-knowledge, perception, self-image, self-management, communications, motivation, conflict resolution, leadership, diversity, ethical choices, and the effects they have on today's multicultural and highly diverse organizational and social groups.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: DSI
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE DSI)
BUS. 103 Introduction to Business Information Systems

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.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC
C-ID: BUS 140

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. 125 International Business

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.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC*
BUS. 150 Entrepreneurship: Small Business Management

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.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
BUS. 158 Startup and Freelance Fundamentals

Designed for students of various disciplines who wish to start their business or work as freelancers or independent contractors. It provides practical knowledge on how to start a business - from getting a business license to getting your first customer. Topics include: opportunity recognition, marketing, social media strategy, customer service, financing with limited resources, planning and managing a business, legal aspects, and special issues for independent contractors and freelancers.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
BUS. 180 Marketing

This course is an introduction to marketing and sales techniques used in business. Students learn about the 4 P's of marketing, market segmentation, target markets, market research, marketing budgets, and the marketing plan. Internet tools for small business marketing are also included, such as social networks, blogging, images, video and websites.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
BUS. 201 Business Law

Introduction to law applied in business environments. Topics include The Constitution, other legal sources, legal systems, enforcement agencies, contracts, crimes, torts, types of business formation, and employment law.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC
C-ID: BUS 125
BUS. 230 International Marketing

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.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
BUS. 695 Independent Study

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.

Units: 0.5 - 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lab hours/semester: 24-162
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU