BUS-095A-D           Computer Laboratory: Special Projects

.2 Units: 10.8 hours of laboratory, per term, P/NP, ND

Co-requisite: BUS 181, 182, 186, 187, or 188.

This course has been additionally approved to be offered in a distance education online format.

This course is designed to allow students access to software packages which supplement the text books in their business and related courses.

 

BUS-099    Occupational Work Experience

1-4 Units: 60-360 hours of work experience, per term, SC, DG, CSU

Prerequisite: Employment in career-related field.

For more information on this course, refer to Cooperative Education. Units are determined by number of hours worked.

This course offers on-the-job learning experiences for employed students, whether paid or volunteer, in cooperation with their employers.If students’ career goals are directly related to their work they can earn credit for jobs they hold during the term.Students must be enrolled in at least seven units, including their cooperative education units (proportionately fewer in summer session). Students who volunteer for this assignment will earn 1 unit for every 60 hours of volunteer work experience and 1 unit per 90 hours of paid work experience. Petition to repeat for a maximum of 16 units.

 

BUS-100    Topics in Business

.5-4 Units: 9-72 hours of lecture and/or 27-216 hours of laboratory, per term, SC, DG

This course covers topics in Business. Topics will be chosen to supplement and serve as additions to current offerings in the area, and will be announced each term in the current schedule of classes.

 

BUS-102    Business Mathematics

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, SC, ND

This course is an introduction to business mathematics including banking services, personal credit, interest and repayment, discounts, property, sales and income taxes, payroll, depreciation, and retail merchandising.

 

BUS-109    Introduction to Business

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG, CSU, UC

This course presents a comprehensive overview of essential business functions, with an emphasis on the American business system.Included in the course are various forms of business ownership, the essentials of the management process, production, marketing, finance, securities markets, human resources, international trade, the role of values in business, and the influence of technology as an economic stimulus.

 

BUS-120    Introduction to Management

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term LR, DG, CSU

This course introduces the student to the basic functions of the management process including accountability and responsibility to subordinates, peers and superiors, with special emphasis on attitudes, human needs, motivation and leadership.

 

BUS-125    Report Writing

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, LR, DG, CSU

This course has been additionally approved to be offered in a distance education online format.

This course covers practical aspects of report writing.It also includes instruction in methods of collecting, organizing, and interpreting data, with emphasis upon the elements of writing the final report.

 

BUS-181    Applied Accounting I

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG, CSU

This course has been additionally approved to be offered in a distance education online format.

This course covers the application and use of record keeping and basic accounting practices to the records and reports of small business. The course includes financial statement preparation, payroll accounting, special journals, bank reconciliation and accounting terminology.

 

BUS-186    Principles of Accounting I

4 Units: 72 hours of lecture, per term, LR, DG, CSU, UC

This course presents the basic principles and practices of accounting, including the accounting cycle, closing procedures, and statement preparation.Elementary concepts of accounting theory and selected problems in accounting will be covered.This course may be applied toward the educational requirement for the brokers’ examination.

 

BUS-187    Principles of Accounting II

4 Units: 72 hours of lecture, per term, LR, DG, CSU, UC

Prerequisite: BUS 186 with a grade of “C” or better.

This course continues BUS 186, with emphasis on the principles of accounting as applied to partnerships, corporations, more advanced financial accounting topics, and managerial accounting.

 

BUS-188    Accounting Applications on Microcomputer

1.5 Units: 9 hours of lecture, 36 hours of laboratory, per term, P/NP, DG

This course provides the student with hands-on experience in integrated accounting on the microcomputer.The application package includes account receivables, account payables, payroll and financial statements.The course uses a Windows-based accounting software, such as QuickBooks.Accounting principles are not taught in this class.

 

BUS-191    Small Business Management

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG, CSU

This course presents information on how to start, run, or expand a small business, and includes analysis of location, equipment, financing, cost control, credit management, merchandising, and marketing.

 

BUS-240    Business Statistics

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term SC, DG, CSU, UC

Prerequisite: MATH 120

This course meets the CSU General Education requirement for Area B4-Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning, and the IGETC for Area 2: Mathematical Concepts and Quantitative Reasoning.

This course presents statistical tools necessary for problem solving in business and in the Social Sciences. Topics will include frequency tables, histograms, measures of central tendency and variation, probability distributions, correlation, simple linear regression, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing.

 

BUS-294    Business Law

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG, CSU, UC

This course has been additionally approved to be offered in a distance education  onlineformat.

This course presents basic principles of business law leading to solution of legal problems of the business person, covering contracts and agencies.BUS 294 may be applied towards the educational requirement of the real estate broker’s examination.

 

BUS-298    Independent Study

.2-4 Units:  3.6-72 hours of independent study, per term, SC, DG

Prerequisite: Educational contract of study signed by an instructor, department chair and Vice President. Topics must extend beyond regular course offerings.

This course is designed for selected students to pursue independent study in Business under the direction of an instructor.

 

BUS-300    Field Studies

.1-4 Units: 1.8-72 hours of lecture and/or 5.4-216 hours of laboratory, per term, SC, DG

This course provides the opportunity for students to participate in field experience in various disciplines. In all cases, field classes will be oriented toward direct involvement by the student in some outside activity which should supplement the classroom experience.Petition to repeat for maximum units.