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BUS 2 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
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 Grading: Letter Grade Only



   #4640  8:50am-10:25am TuTh    Lecture R205   DODGE A D   
   #4264 10:25am-   Noon TuTh    Lecture R205   DODGE A D   
   #5952 12:40pm- 4:00pm W       Lecture R205   STALEY D W  
   #6117  1:00pm- 2:35pm TuTh    Lecture R205   PERERA S    
   #5959  6:00pm- 9:20pm W       Lecture R111   CORTEZ J J  

BUS 9 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3 Units

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 Grading: Letter Grade Only
#6625                                 HYBRID PAXTON D A  
      Short Term: 04/23/12-06/15/12
No. 6625: TWO REQUIRED on-campus meetings. ORIENTATION: Wednesday, April 25, 6:15-7:45pm in R216. Enrolled students MUST attend Orientation to obtain information for this class, OR YOU MAY BE DROPPED. Final exam: Wednesday, June 13, 6:15-7:45pm in R216. Students must have Internet access to complete this course.
#7654                                 HYBRID TAYLOR D J  
      Short Term: 04/23/12-06/15/12
No. 7654: TWO REQUIRED on-campus meetings. ORIENTATION: Wednesday, April 25, 1-2:30pm in R211. Enrolled students must attend orientation to obtain information regarding this class, OR YOU MAY BE DROPPED. Final exam: Wednesday, June 13, 1-2:30pm in R211. Students must have Internet access complete this course.
#5830                                 HYBRID TAYLOR D J  
      Short Term: 02/21/12-04/13/12
No. 5830: TWO REQUIRED on-campus meetings. ORIENTATION: Wednesday, February 22, 4:45-6:15pm in R206. Students must attend Orientation for class information OR YOU MAY BE DROPPED. Final exam: Wednesday, April 11, 4:45-6:15pm in in R206. Students must have Internet access to complete this course.

   #4274  8:00am- 9:35am MW      Lecture R304   BANERJEE S  
   #4272  9:35am-11:10am MW      Lecture R304   BANERJEE S  
   #4298 11:05am-12:40pm MW      Lecture R111   PEREZ E     
   #4177 12:40pm- 2:15pm MW      Lecture R111   PINDROH R   
   #5779  1:00pm- 2:35pm TuTh    Lecture R111   PEREZ E     
   #4268  6:00pm- 9:20pm M       Lecture R309   DAY W       
   #6574  6:00pm- 9:20pm W       Lecture R115   PINDROH R   

BUS 10 INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT 3 Units

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 Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
#5747                                 HYBRID MEEHAN K M  
No. 5747: TWO REQUIRED on-campus meetings: ORIENTATION, Sunday, February 26, 1-2:35pm in R304. Students MUST attend Orientation, or YOU MAY BE DROPPED. Final exam: Sunday, June 17, 1-2:35pm in R304. Students must have Internet access to complete this course.

   #7656  9:40am-11:15am MW      Lecture R305   CORTEZ J J  
   #4282 11:15am-12:50pm MW      Lecture R305   PAXTON D A  
   #5710  6:20pm- 9:40pm Tu      Lecture R306   YEE J       
   #7655  6:20pm- 9:40pm Th      Lecture R305   CORTEZ J J  

BUS 11A BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS 3 Units

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 Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #4491  9:30am-11:05am MW      Lecture R205   DODGE A D   
   #4498 11:05am-12:40pm MW      Lecture R205   DODGE A D   
   #4286  6:00pm- 9:20pm W       Lecture R309   DODGE A D   

BUS 12A BUSINESS LAW 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
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. Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #4296  7:55am- 9:30am TuTh    Lecture R306   WOODS G L   
   #5763  8:00am- 9:35am MW      Lecture R111   FONG E J    
   #4293  8:40am-10:15am TuTh    Lecture R304   KELLOGG C D 
   #7657  9:35am-11:05am MW      Lecture R111   FONG E J    
   #6477 10:15am-11:50am TuTh    Lecture R304   KELLOGG C D 
   #4289    Noon- 3:20pm M       Lecture R115   KELLOGG C D 
   #5265  6:00pm- 9:20pm Tu      Lecture R111   BARRERO N   

BUS 12B BUSINESS LAW 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): 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. Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #5533  6:20pm- 9:40pm M       Lecture R304   FONG E J    

BUS 13 BUSINESS LECTURES 1 Unit

Prerequisite(s): None.
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. Maximum credit 2 units, 1 unit each semester. Pass/no pass grading. Total of 18 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU Grading: Pass/No Pass Only

   #5426    Noon- 1:25pm W       Lecture R115   CORTEZ J J  

BUS 14A MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS-FINITE 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): 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 Grading: Letter Grade Only
#5296                                 HYBRID LUSK W      
No. 5296: SIX on-campus meetings in R211. MANDATORY Orientation: Wednesday, February 22, 3-5pm in R211. Enrolled students must come to Orientation to obtain information about this class OR YOU MAY BE DROPPED. Final exam: Wednesday, June 13, 3-5pm in R211. Students must have Internet access to complete this course.

   #4310  9:10am-11:50am TuTh    Lecture R305   LUSK W      

BUS 14B MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS--CALCULUS 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): 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 Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #5301 10:40am- 1:20pm MW      Lecture R309   LUSK W      

BUS 16 OFFICE MACHINES 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
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 Grading: Letter Grade Only
#4323  6:00pm- 8:15pm M       LecLab  R115   LYNN P      
      1.1 Hours TBA per week
    &                 TBA             HYBRID LYNN P      
No. 4323: This hybrid course will meet every Monday, 6-8:15pm in R115. Enrolled students must attend the first session to obtain information about the course or THEY MAY BE DROPPED. Students must have Internet access to complete this course.


BUS 112 BUSINESS ENGLISH 3 Units

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. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #4516  2:35pm- 4:10pm TuTh    Lecture R111   DODGE A D   

BUS 114 BUSINESS MATHEMATICS 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
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. Grading: Letter Grade Only
#5110                                 HYBRID POLENZANI E 
No. 5110: FIVE on-campus meetings. ORIENTATION: Tuesday, February 21, 10am-12pm in R211. Enrolled students must come to Orientation to obtain information for this class. Other class meetings: 10am-12pm in R211 on Tuesdays, 3/13, 4/10, 5/8, and Final on Tuesday, June 12, 10am-12pm in R211. Students must have Internet access to complete this course.


BUS 116 SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
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. Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #4715 12:50pm- 2:25pm MW      Lecture R305   DAY W       

BUS 117 HUMAN RELATIONS FOR BUSINESS 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
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. Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #4360  6:15pm- 9:35pm Th      Lecture R205   PERERA S    

BUS 118 INVESTMENTS 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Principles of investments; types of investment programs and securities. Analysis of financial statements. Total of 54 hours lecture. Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #6659  1:00pm- 4:20pm Tu      Lecture C365   LUSK W      

BUS 152 PRINCIPLES OF IMPORTING AND EXPORTING 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
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. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #5181  6:00pm- 9:20pm M       Lecture U221   VORSANGER C 

BUS 160 CUSTOMER SERVICE 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
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. Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #5014  9:00am-12:20pm Sat     Lecture R305   FRAZIER J   

BUS 161 APPLIED BUSINESS PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES 2 Units

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. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #4201  2:35pm- 5:15pm Th      Lecture R205   PERERA S    

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