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Business


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BUS& 101INTRO TO BUSINESS5.0 CRSS   S, F, W, Sp

Surveys the business environment and many important elements of business including marketing, finance, accounting, computers, labor unions, small business management, economics, and the functions of management.(Formerly known as BSAD 110)

Prerequisite: None


BUS 104BUSINESS MATH APPLICATIONS5.0 CRRE   F, W, Sp

Teaches the use of basic mathematical processes to solve business applications. Topics include percentages, simple interest, compound interest, annuities, markups and markdowns, payroll, trade and cash discounts, banking, and solving problems with equations and formulas. (Formerly known as BSAD 104)

Prerequisite: MATH 078/079 or TECH 078/079 with a grade of C or better or instructor permission.


BUS 118ETHICS IN MANAGEMENT5.0 CRE  

Surveys current business ethical issues and concerns and is presented using the case study method. Through interactions, students will gain an understanding of how ethical considerations become a part of business decisions. Emphasis will be placed on advertising, affirmative action, product liability, employee rights, management/supervisory interactions, and corporate morality. (Formerly known as BSAD 135)

Prerequisite: None


BUS 119BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS5.0 CRRE   F, W, Sp

Emphasizes planning, organizing, and writing clear, concise business letters. Includes a review of grammar, punctuation, and word usage as applied to written business communication; experience in writing favorable messages. Students will present information orally and prepare a job resume and letter of application. (Formerly known as BSAD 190)

Prerequisite: ENGL 099 (was ENGL 100) or TECH 105 with a grade of C or better or placement test into ENGL& 101.


BUS 144MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN RELATIONS:DIV5.0 CRE   DS, F, W, Sp

Introduces and emphasizes the many aspects of human behavior as they affect individuals and groups in the workplace. Teaches human relations skills in the context of understanding human needs, attitudes, perceptions and motivations, workforce diversity teamwork, stress management, and interpersonal communications. Focus is on management of human relations factors within an organization and understanding the effects of discrimination, prejudice, and intolerance, in the pluralistic workplace.

Prerequisites: None


BUS 150CUSTOMER SERVICE/MANAGEMENT5.0 CRE   DS, F, W, Sp

Introduces the philosophy of service excellence as it pertains to organizations in todays business environment. Emphasis is on the effects of globalization, cultural diversity, and workforce diversity in organizations. Topics include developing interpersonal skills, interacting effectively with employees and customers, and establishing positive relationships with employees and customers, in the pluralistic workplace. Students will learn to identify the challenges and advantages of a diverse workforce and diverse customer base.

Prerequisite: none


BUS 159PRINCIPLES OF RETAILING5.0 CRRE   F, Sp

Surveys retailing principles and concepts and studies store management, merchandise management, pricing, customer services, advertising, and display.

Prerequisite: None


BUS 165SALESMANSHIP5.0 CRRE   W

Surveys multiple aspects of selling, including the importance of selling and salespeople in business and the rewards of a sales career. Topics include: buying behaviors, the ethical and legal issues in sales, the buying process, the approach, the presentation, demonstration of merchandise, handling of objectives, closing the sale, follow-up and effective sales management. (Formerly known as BSAD 115)

Prerequisite: None


BUS& 201BUSINESS LAW5.0 CRSS   S, F, W, Sp

Introduces the law, sources of law, legal thinking, structure of courts, alternative dispute resolution, basic civil procedure, business organization, government constitutional authority and regulation, agency, employment and criminal law as relating to business, real property and landlord/tenant law, torts, international business law issues and ethics. Includes extensive concentration on contract law including Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code.

Prerequisites: ENGL& 101 OR BUS 119, or equivalent, with a grade of C or better, or instructor permission.


BUS 206STATISTICAL METHODS5.0 CRNS   S

Introduces the student to descriptive statistics, probability and inferential statistical methods. Topics include probability distributions, sampling techniques, measures of central tendency and dispersion, correlation, regression, hypothesis testing and statistical inference. Credit cannot be earned for both BUS 206 (was BSAD 206) and MATH 210. (Formerly known as BSAD 206)

Prerequisites: MATH 098/099 or TECH 098/099 or MATH 087/097 with a grade of C or better.


BUS 207STATISTICAL PROJECTS3.0 CRNS  

Provides an opportunity for students to apply the statistical processes learned in MATH 210/BUS 206 (was BSAD 206) by designing their own statistical project. Topics may include nonparametric statistics, sampling techniques, design of experiments and data analysis. This course, in conjunction with MATH 211 may be offered as a Capstone course.

Prerequisite: MATH 210 or BUS 206 (was BSAD 206) with a grade of C or better or concurrent enrollment in MATH 210 or BUS 206.


BUS 240PRINCIPLES OF SUPERVISION5.0 CRE   F

Analyzes basic functions of the supervisory-level management along with emphasis on skills needed to be an effective leader/manager of a diverse workforce. Emphasis will be on the differences between supervisors and upper management. (Formerly known as BSAD 240)

Prerequisite: None


BUS 244HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT5.0 CRE   W

Introduces the fundamental concepts of Human Resource Management, including hiring skills, long-term planning, employee laws, recruitment, staffing, training, compensation programs (both direct and indirect), collective bargaining, employee relations, safety training, health and EAPs (employee assistance programs).

Prerequisite: None


BUS 245PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT5.0 CRE   Sp

Offers the student a history of management and its various theories. Covers the principles and application of planning, organizing, leading and controlling. Students also view management from the roles of supervisory, middle and top management. (Formerly known as BSAD 275)

Prerequisite: None


BUS 259STARTING/MANAGING A SMALL BUSINESS5.0 CRRE   Sp

Surveys the characteristics of small businesses, and includes the study of planning and organizing a new business, starting up a new business, producing products or services, marketing, planning, and control. (Formerly known as BSAD 111)

Prerequisite: ACCT 101, BUS& 101 (was BSAD 110), and CS 121 (was CIS 120) with a grade of C- or better, or instructor permission.


BUS 264PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING5.0 CRE   W

Presents marketing functions and their roles in the economic process, emphasizing marketing systems, product planning, promotion, and sales.(Formerly known as BSAD 263)

Prerequisite: BUS& 101 (was BSAD 110) or instructor permission.


BUS 265ADVERTISING5.0 CRE  

Provides an overview of the related fields of sales and advertising. The course encompasses economics of selling and selling processes and studies field of advertising with emphasis on planning, implementing, and controlling the advertising process. (Formerly known as BSAD 270)

Prerequisite: None


BUS 270INTRODUCTION TO PROJECT MANAGEMENT5.0 CR  

Focuses on management principles, methods, and tools to effectively plan and implement complex projects. Includes project scoping, preparation, planning, and monitoring. Covers classical techniques and new methodologies; spreadsheet-based tools; and probabilistic project simulation from strategic, tactical, and operational perspectives.

Prerequisites: CS 121 and BUS 144 with a grade of C or better, or instructor permission.


BUS 294CAREER SUCCESS2.0 CRRE   F, W, Sp

Provides preparation for pursuing a career in business, with a focus on self-assessment, job search, application process documents, and interviewing techniques. This course is intended for Business students in their second year. Students should enroll in this course during one of the last two quarters of their program.

Prerequisite: Program advisor permission.


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