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Business 090

Principles of Project Management

Unit(s): 3

Class Hours: 48 Lecture total.

Utilizing project planning tools and techniques, learn how to define, plan, execute and deliver projects of all types and sizes. Emphasizing practical application using case studies to organize, schedule and manage projects effectively. Industry guest speakers included.(Same as Public Works 080.)

 

Business 100

Fundamentals of Business

Unit(s): 3

Class Hours: 48 Lecture total.

An introduction to the basic fundamentals of business. A survey of marketing management, production, accounting, finance, and economics and how they interrelate in the business environment. CSU/UC

 

Business 101

Business Law

Unit(s): 3

Class Hours: 48 Lecture total.

Legal fundamentals important in commerce and personal business transactions. Includes a study of types of law, the courts, torts, contracts, sales and commercial paper. CSU/UC

 

Business 103

Cooperative Work Experience Education

Unit(s): 1 - 4

Class Hours: Arranged.

Supervised paid or volunteer experience in student’s major including new or expanded responsibilities. One credit for each 5 hours worked per week to a maximum of 4 units for 20 hours worked per week each semester. Limitation of 16 units in general cooperative education courses. Students must be enrolled in a minimum of 7 units including 4 units for Business 103. Grade: Pass/No Pass. CSU

 

Business 105

Legal Environment of Business

Unit(s): 3

Class Hours: 48 Lecture total.

A study of the courts, torts (including product liability), crimes, contracts, employment, partnerships, corporations, government regulation, and international law. CSU/UC

 

Business 120

Principles of Management

Unit(s): 3

Class Hours: 48 Lecture total.

Principles, methods, and procedures essential to the successful management of human and financial resources. Planning, decision making, staffing, directing, motivating, leading, communicating, controlling, and the application of managerial skills. (Same as Management 120.) CSU

 

Business 121

Human Relations and Organizational Behavior

Unit(s): 3

Class Hours: 48 Lecture total.

The role of the manager and management’s relationship to employees. Includes the application of motivational theories, communications, leadership, and organizational structure. (Same as Management 121.) CSU

 

Business 127

Introduction to E-Commerce

Unit(s): 3

Class Hours: 48 Lecture total.

Electronic commerce from a managerial perspective focusing on the retailing, business-to-business and service industries. Topics include: Electronic commerce from a managerial perspective focusing on the retailing, business-to-business and servicei ndustries. Topics include: E-commerce infrastructure, intranets and extranets, electronic payment systems, marketing research, advertising, E-commerce strategies, and privacy issues. CSU

 

Business 130

Personal Finance

Unit(s): 3

Class Hours: 48 Lecture total.

Various aspects of personal financial planning covering family budgeting, investments, housing, insurance, taxation, estate planning, credit and its uses, planning for retirement, installment buying. CSU

 

Business 150

Introduction to Computing and Application Software

Unit(s): 3

Class Hours: 48 Lecture total.

Introduction to computer concepts and management information systems. Application software used to solve business problems. CSU/UC

 

Business 160

Introduction to Stock and Bond Investments

Unit(s): 3

Class Hours: 48 Lecture total.

An introductory course in investment decision- making. Topics covered are types of securities, securities markets, stocks, bonds, options, mutual funds, value analysis of international investing, portfolio management, and financial planning. CSU

 

Business 170

Principles of Small Business Management

Unit(s): 3

Class Hours: 48 Lecture total.

Practical business skills needed to start and operate a small business. Includes information on risk management, site location, legal aspects, financing, budgeting, merchandising, promotion, and management techniques. CSU

  

Business 171

Business Plan for Small Business

Unit(s): 3

Class Hours: 48 Lecture total.

Business planning for the opening or continued successful operation of a small business through the preparation of a written business plan. Concurrent enrollment in Business 170 recommended. CSU

 

Business 175

Online Entrepreneurship

Unit(s): 3

Class Hours: 48 Lecture total.

Learn how to build and implement a business strategy for the Internet, including business specific considerations, online marketing and Ecommerce strategies. This class is designed to help potential online entrepreneurs develop startup procedures, explore ideas and implement plans. CSU

 

Business 222

Business Writing

Unit(s): 3

Class Hours: 48 Lecture total.

Prerequisite: English 101 or 101H.

Overview of oral and written communication skills used in business; emphasizes guidelines for improving writing and speaking skills, common solutions to common communication problems, ethical issues facing business communicators today, instructions on how to identify areas of legal vulnerability, and tested techniques for communicating successfully in today’s high-tech, international business environment. CSU