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BUS 2 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 3.0
Consumer and family money management: maintaining financial records and budgets; purchasing housing, automobiles and other consumer goods; managing credit; buying insurance; planning and managing investments. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
BUS 3 PERSONAL LAW 3.0
Introduction to the principles that relate to rights and responsibilities under the law. Covers law dealing with crimes, torts, contracts, motor vehicles, employment, sales, insurance and family matters. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer credit: CSU
 
BUS 9 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3.0
Survey of business stressing fundamental concepts in the areas of production, marketing, advertising, accounting and finance, human resources, decision making, legal and regulatory environment, ethics, international business, computers and robotics, career opportunities. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
BUS 10 INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT 3.0
Concepts and theories of management with a focus on the five managerial functions: planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
BUS 11A BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS 3.0
Recommended Preparation: Bus 112 or Engl 100.
Principles of effective business writing and oral communication skills. Develop writing skills for goodwill, negative news, persuasive, and employment messages. Prepare business presentations and practice professionalism at work. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
BUS 12A BUSINESS LAW 3.0
Development and functions of common law. Definitions and classification of law, court systems and procedures. Law of torts: intentional torts, negligence, defenses, strict liability. Law of intellectual property and cyberlaw. Criminal law and procedures. Law of Contracts: requirement for enforceable agreements, defenses, third parties, performance and remedies. Law of sales and lease contracts: formation, title, risk, insurable interest, performance, remedies and warranties. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU: UC Credit Limitations. See Counselor.
 
BUS 12B BUSINESS LAW 3.0
Prerequisite: Bus 12A.
Ethics, principles and application of rules of law relating to business organizations. Negotiable Instruments; Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy; Agency and Labor Relations; Partnerships and LLP's; Corporations; Government Regulations; Personal property, Bailments, Real Property, and Landlord-Tenant; Insurance; Wills, Trusts and Estates. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor.
 
BUS 13 BUSINESS LECTURES 1.0
Weekly lectures by business and professional men and women to present a comprehensive idea of the business field and its vocational opportunities. Planned to keep students abreast of growth, development, changes and opportunities in business. Pass/no pass grading. Total of 18 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
BUS 14A MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS-FINITE 4.0
Prerequisite: Math 131, 133B, 134B or placement based on the Business Mathematics assessment process.
Algebraic and geometric concepts in the solution of business and economic problems. Special emphasis on mathematics of finance, linear and quadratics functions, breakeven analysis, supply/demand curves, matrices, determinants, linear programming-geometric and simplex methods, theory of equations, set theory, probability, Markov chains, and game theory. Total of 90 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
BUS 14B MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS--CALCULUS 4.0
Prerequisite: Bus 14A.
Techniques of limits, differentiating; maximum-minimum problems; curve sketching; derivatives and applications of exponential and logarithmic functions; implicit differentiation; total differentials; techniques of integration; simple differential equations; the calculus of multivariable functions including partial derivatives, Lagrange multipliers and multiple integrations. Special emphasis on business applications related to system optimization, cost and revenue analysis, marginal analysis, elasticity, and consumer and producers' surplus. Recommended enrollment in Stat l5. Total of 90 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
BUS 16 OFFICE MACHINES 2.0
Operation of electronic printing and display calculators. Application of common business problems including discounts, auditing, markdown, markup, payroll, commissions, interest and prorating. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
BUS 20 INDEPENDENT STUDY 1.0
Prerequisite: Completion of two courses in the Business Education Division.
Individual business-related projects; research techniques; written reports. Pass/no pass grading. Total of 54 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
BUS 112 BUSINESS ENGLISH 3.0
Recommended Preparation: Engl 400 or ESL 33B.
Review of grammar mechanics; writing effective business communications through study of word usage, punctuation, sentence pattern and structure, and paragraphing. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
BUS 114 BUSINESS MATHEMATICS 3.0
Use of formulas to solve problems dealing with base, rate and portion, trade and cash discounts, retail merchandising, interest, consumer credit, payroll, taxes, stocks and bonds, depreciation and distribution of overhead and statistics. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
BUS 115 BUSINESS ALGEBRA 4.0
Emphasis on fundamental concepts of algebra within the Real number system including order of operations, linear equations and inequalities in one and two variables, systems of equations, polynomials, rational expressions, exponents and radicals, and quadratic equations. Focus on business application problems and the use of the graphing calculator. Total of 90 hours lecture.
 
BUS 116 SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 3.0
Introduction of management principles applied to starting and operating a small business. Includes franchising; market research; site selection; sales and advertising; pricing and credit policies; managing human resources; financial planning, accounting and budgeting. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
BUS 117 HUMAN RELATIONS FOR BUSINESS 3.0
Principles of human behavior with emphasis on the development of those personality and character traits needed to succeed in the business world. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
BUS 118 INVESTMENTS 3.0
Principles of investments; types of investment programs and securities. Analysis of financial statements. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
BUS 128 HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT 3.0
Human resource administration of public and private organizations including personnel administration, supervision and training. Emphasis on actual personnel problems; principles and methods involved in recruitment, selection and placement of employees with regard to affirmative action programs, training, experience and aptitudes. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
BUS 150 SURVEY OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS 3.0
An introduction to international business management principles with an overview of multinational and global organizations, international law, international human resource problems, operational issues, marketing, decisions, strategic planning and competitiveness, and cross-cultural problems. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
BUS 151 INTERNATIONAL MARKETING 3.0
An introduction to concepts and principles of international marketing through the use of realistic examples and actual case studies of international marketing organizations, both U.S. and foreign. Studies include international marketing position of the U.S., market entry strategies, analysis of foreign markets, culture and marketing, product design, pricing, distribution, promotion and sales. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
BUS 152 PRINCIPLES OF IMPORTING AND EXPORTING 3.0
An introduction to various aspects of importing and exporting, including essential terms and techniques. Studies include marketing, organization, regulation, terms of access, documentation, shipment, duty rate structure and determination, currency exchange and financing involved with international movement of merchandise. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
BUS 160 CUSTOMER SERVICE 3.0
Analysis of customer service factors in dealing with clients to enhance goodwill and achieve customer service excellence. Theory and skills include building customer rapport, handling problems and complaints, communicating, dealing with difficult customers and projecting a professional image. Development of relationship between the company and the competition. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
BUS 161 APPLIED BUSINESS PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES 2.0
A study of appropriate business policies, practices and procedures; business etiquette/protocol; cultural diversity in the global workplace; and conflict resolution. Total of 36 hours lecture.
 
BUS 170 BUSINESS INTERNSHIP 3.0
Supervised work experience in a business organization. Total 270 hours laboratory.
 
BUS 2400 ENTREPRENEUR BUSINESS START-UP-BASICS FOR SUCCESS 0.0
Prepares students to be able to successfully start-up a small business and provides the skills for success as an entrepreneur. Provides the knowledge and skills to assess a business idea, create an individualized business plan, finance a business, open and market a business, and expand and manage business problems. Total of 32 hours lecture and 48 hours laboratory.
 
BUS 2530 BUSINESS OFFICE SYSTEMS PROGRAM CERTIFICATE PROGRAM 0.0
Prerequisite: Satisfactory score on assessment test (8th grade reading and math level).
Curriculum prepares students for entry/intermediate-level office careers. Choose from three certificate opportunities depending upon interest: Clerical/Receptionist, Administrative Assistant, or Bookkeeping. In this self-paced program, students will review basic academic and workplace skills and will be trained to use industry-current computer software designed to increase office productivity. A certificate of completion will be awarded upon satisfactory completion of certificate requirements. A full-time student will take approximately three semesters to complete the program. Once certificate requirements have been met, students have the option to continue their education in an effort to obtain an additional certificate or to continue to acquire additional computer skills. Total of 252 hours lecture.
 
BUS 2600 WORD PROCESSING 0.0
Prerequisite: Minimum typing speed of 45 words a minute.
An individualized study of processing words into printed form with the aid of mechanical devices. Recording and revising material and production of reports, outlines, standard paragraphs and form letters. Total of 216 hours lecture.
 
BUS 2601A COMPUTER KEYBOARDING A 0.0
Develop basic skills in keyboarding techniques using the touch method. Emphasis on keyboard mastery and preparation of basic documents. Total of 9 hours lecture and 27 hours laboratory.
 
BUS 2601B COMPUTER KEYBOARDING B 0.0
Emphasis on development of speed and accuracy, good keyboarding techniques, and correct formatting of business documents to produce documents that meet business standards. For students with prior keyboarding experience. Recommended keyboarding speed of 25 words per minute. Total of 9 hours lecture and 45 hours laboratory.
 
BUS 2605 WORD PROCESSING APPLICATIONS 0.0
Word processing concepts for office support personnel and managers. Types of equipment, trends in industry, types of word processingcenters, input and output phases and career opportunities. Total of 18 hours lecture.
 
BUS 2850 PERSONAL FINANCING AND BUSINESS START UP 0.0
This course provides the student with resources to identify capital to start a business or focus on a financial road map that can lead to positive business funding strategies. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
BUS 2851 EFFECTIVE BUSINESS PLAN DEVELOPMENT 0.0
This course provides the organizational plan for developing a full business plan that can be utilized to identify business goals, growth, and opportunity. The course focuses on each component of a complete business plan that is acceptable to a venture capitalist, lending institution or business partner. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
BUS 2852 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY VENTURES 0.0
Understanding the nature of a business opportunity, how the government regulates them, and the steps for developing, investing, or buying a business opportunity. Students will understand how to become a licensor or seller of a business opportunity and how statutes vary from state to state. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
BUS 7301 COMPUTER MICROSOFT WINDOWS APPLICATIONS 0.0
Prepares students to work efficiently within the Microsoft Windows operating system. Topics include Windows desktop, help, file and folder management, accessing applications and communicating, and customizing a computer using the control panel. Recommended BUS 2601A or keyboarding speed of 25 words per minute. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.
 
BUS 7302 BUSINESS OFFICE COMPUTER APPLICATIONS / BASIC WORD 0.0
Information and hands-on training using word processing software programs such as Microsoft Word. Introduction to beginning application skills and knowledge to a wide variety of simple documents, such as letters and memoranda, columnar tables, text tables, manuscripts, mail merges, graphics, and mailing list documents. Recommended BUS 7301 and keyboarding speed of 25 wpm. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.
 
BUS 7303 BUSINESS OFFICE COMPUTER APPLICATIONS/BASIC EXCEL 0.0
Basic study of business applications using Microsoft Excel software. Commands, formats, and functions of the software with emphasis on its use as a problem solving and financial analysis tool. Macros, customizing toolbars and menus, and integrating Excel with other applications. Recommended BUS 7301 and keyboarding speed of 25 words per minute. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.
 
BUS 7304 OFFICE RECORDS MANAGEMENT AND FILING 0.0
Basic principles and procedures of record storage, control, retrieval and management by manual, electronic, and micrographic methods. Emphasis is also placed on sustainable environmental policies regarding records storage and management. Speed and accuracy in indexing, filing and finding documents in such systems as alphabetic, numeric, geographic, and subject. Total of 18 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory.
 
BUS 7305 BASIC BUSINESS ENGLISH AND COMMUNICATIONS 0.0
Introduction to basic business memoranda, letters, e-mail messages, employment documents, and short reports. Creating messages that inform, persuade, and convey negative news is stressed. Emphasis is on the concepts of basic writing style such as organization, coherence, and unity as well as principles of grammar and punctuation of written business documents. Instruction in oral communication, speaking skills, and oral presentations. Communication technology, communication across cultures, listening skills, nonverbal communication, and workplace ethics are included. Recommended BUS 7301 or BUS 7302. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.
 
BUS 7306 CAREER SKILLS FOR THE WORKPLACE 0.0
Techniques for effective time-management; goal setting; study skills; proper work habits, attitudes, ethics, and standards of dress for success in the workplace. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.
 
BUS 7307 BASIC BUSINESS MATH 0.0
Basic Business math skills and its relevance to everyday applications. Solving mathematical problems, analyzing and interpreting data, and applying sound decision-making skills. Recommended BUS 7303. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.
 
BUS 7308 BASIC BOOKKEEPING 0.0
Principles and practices of bookkeeping, including the fundamentals of double entry bookkeeping, worksheets, and preparation of basic financial statements. Recommended BUS 7303. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.