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Business 11
Accounting for Small Business

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: English 82 and English B
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course addresses the accounting cycle for a small business. Topics covered include the fundamental accounting equation, types of accounts, debits and credits, the trial balance, the general journal, general ledger and preparation of financial statements. Adjusting entries, closing entries, and the post-closing trial balance will be prepared. Additional topics in this course include cash, cash controls, payroll, and employer taxes. This is an accounting course for small business in service environments.

Note: This course is not open to students who have credit for or are currently enrolled in Business 1A. This course is not recommended for the student who has completed two years of high school bookkeeping with a grade of C or better.

  

Business 12
Advertising

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 84 and eligibility for English A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

In this course, students will study how to create effective and compelling advertising campaigns through print, broadcast, and electronic media. Topics to be covered include the branding, message creation, and media placement. Also emphasized are the concepts of ethics, social responsibility, and consumer benefits. 

 

Business 14
Marketing

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 84 and eligibility for English A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course is an introduction to marketing principles and explores marketing concepts and strategies. Topics include market analysis, planning, product development, marketing mix, and media decisions. Electronic marketing and the environmental factors of marketing including social, ethical, and legal considerations are also studied.

Note: Letter grade or pass/no pass option. 

 

Business 15
Business Mathematics

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 84
Credit, degree applicable

This course is designed to prepare students for mathematical concepts involving quantitative reasoning and analysis in management, finance, accounting, real estate, and other areas of business. The course content involves a thorough study of all aspects of business mathematics including basic computational skills, fractions, decimals, percents, bank reconciliation, use of business formulas and equations, payroll, discounts, and markup/markdowns, simple and compound interest, present values analysis, annuities and sinking funds, credit, depreciation and inventory, payroll taxes, promissory notes, insurance, financial reports, and business statistics.

Note:  Letter grade or pass/no pass option.
 

 

Business 17

Personal Finance

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 84 and eligibility for English A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

In this course, students will learn how to develop personal financial goals and how to use financial planning to help achieve life goals. Students will learn budgeting, planning for the financial future, and how to incorporate investment choices such as stocks, real estate, bonds, and mutual funds. Students will examine how personal financial management can affect physiological and psychological well-being and the impact financial management and decisions have on individuals and families.

Note: Letter grade or pass/no pass option.
 

 

Business 19
Principles of Retailing Management

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 84 and eligibility for English A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course examines the principles and practices used in the management of successful retail stores. Topics include site selection, layout, merchandising, staffing, positioning, customer service, promotional techniques, and all aspects of the critical buying function. 

Note:  Letter grade or pass/no pass option.

 

Business 20
Business Management

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 84 and eligibility for English A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course is a study of the concepts and procedures critical to managing a business successfully in a global, competitive environment. Planning, organizing, leading, controlling, and the application of managerial concepts are discussed.

Note:  Letter grade or pass/no pass option.

  

Business 21

Human Resources Management

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 84 and eligibility for English A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course is a study of effective utilization of human resources within an organization. Emphasis is placed on principles of human resources strategy and planning,recruitment, selection, training and development, employee appraisals, compensation and benefits, legal considerations, organized labor, and health and safety practices. Effective management of common issues in human resources from the perspective of the employee and employer are discussed. 

 

Business 22
Human Relations in Organizations

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: English 82 and English B
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course covers the major themes of human relations in organizations and the workplace from a psychological, sociological, and physiological perspective. Students will develop critical thinking and ethical reasoning skills as students apply behavior science theories and principles. Topics include values, perception, motivation, conflict management, teamwork, and leadership.

 

Business 24
Small Business Entrepreneurship

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 84 and eligibility for English A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course provides students with the ability to identify opportunities and develop them into viable small businesses or non-profit organizations. Students will focus on building the entrepreneurial skills needed to initiate and manage a small business or small organization. Areas of concentration include product development, acquiring financing, drafting a business plan, advertising, accounting, legal forms of organizations, and strategic planning. 

Note: Letter grade or pass/no pass option.
 

 

Business 25
Introduction to Business

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 84
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC

This course is a survey of organization and management factors influencing the establishment, location, and operation of businesses. This course emphasizes the functional area of accounting as well as the legal framework within which business activities are conducted. The course also emphasizes the principles of Total Quality Management (TQM) in a multicultural and globalized environment.

Note: Letter grade or pass/no pass option.
 

 

Last Published 7/27/17