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BUS 1, Introduction to Business   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course provides students with an overview of business in an increasingly global society. Students will complete the course with knowledge of the general business environment, economic systems, business ethics, operations and project management, and technology and information systems. In addition, students will learn the fundamentals of economics, business ownership, entrepreneurship, finance, management and marketing. Key themes woven throughout the course include exploration of career options and development of business problem-solving skills.

1233   8:00a-9:20a TTh   BUS 144   Chandler F G

1234   9:30a-10:50a TTh   BUS 144   Chandler F G

1235   11:15a-12:35p MW   BUS 144   Kelly Marcella A

1236   11:15a-12:35p TTh   BUS 106   Nasser D M

Above section 1236 is scheduled through the Student Activity hour. Students choosing to participate in student activities should enroll in another section.

1237   2:15p-3:35p TTh   BUS 144   Kelly Marcella A

1238   3:45p-5:05p MW   BUS 254   Roper-Conley C

1239   3:45p-5:05p MW   BUS 119   Shishido K M

1240   3:45p-6:35p W   BUS 106   Veas S

   Arrange-3.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Veas S

Above section 1240 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 13 to Apr 03, and is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1241   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Chandler F G

Above section 1241 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 04 to May 31, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1242   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Chandler F G

Above section 1242 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 04 to May 31, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1243   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Sabolic P C

Above section 1243 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1244   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Veas S

Above section 1244 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 11 to Apr 05, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1245   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Veas S

Above section 1245 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 11 to Apr 05, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1246   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Chandler F G

Above section 1246 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 04 to May 31, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1247   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Mandelbaum A B

Above section 1247 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 11 to Apr 05, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1248   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Tucker J L

Above section 1248 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 15 to Jun 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1249   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Tucker J L

Above section 1249 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 15 to Jun 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4054   6:45p-9:50p M   BUS 254   Oliveri J S

BUS 5, Business Law   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course covers the legal rights and responsibilities of individuals, agencies, partnerships and corporations as they apply to contract law.

1250   8:00a-9:20a MW   BUS 144   Rados-Cloke A

1251   9:30a-10:50a MW   BUS 144   Rados-Cloke A

1252   11:15a-12:35p MW   BUS 119   Rados-Cloke A

1253   3:45p-5:05p MW   BUS 144   Klugman E B

1254   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Sindell S M

Above section 1254 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 04 to May 31, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1255   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Sindell S M

Above section 1255 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 04 to May 31, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1256   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Sindell S M

Above section 1256 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 04 to May 31, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1257   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Sindell S M

Above section 1257 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 04 to May 31, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1258   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Halliday-Robert Ca E

Above section 1258 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1259   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Sindell S M

Above section 1259 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4055   5:15p-6:35p MW   BUS 144   Klugman E B

4056   6:45p-9:50p M   BUS 144   Klugman E B

BUS 6, Advanced Business Law   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: Business 5.

This course covers advanced topics in agency, partnerships, corporations, LLCs, torts, legal procedures, and other advanced topics. *Maximum UC credit for Bus 5 and 6 is one course (three units).

Business 6 is the same course as Accounting 26. Students may earn credit for one but not both.

1260   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Halliday-Robert Ca E

Above section 1260 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 04 to May 31, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

BUS 11, Introduction to the Hospitality Industry    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course provides students with an introduction to the hospitality industry, explaining the interrelationships and history of key leisure industry segments. An emphasis is placed on the application of technology, sustainability, ethics, leadership, teams, critical thinking, and service standards for the restaurant, hotel, and travel-related businesses. The course examines career opportunities, operations management, human resource management, marketing, and financial considerations for each segment.

1261   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Margolis D L

   8:00a-9:20a TTh   BUS 207   Margolis D L

Above section 1261 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 16 to Jun 06, and is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

BUS 15, Introduction to Insurance with Code and Ethics    2 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the basic overview of the property/casual insurance system. It is designed for those students who have little or no knowledge of insurance. In addition, this course will enable students to understand and apply the proper ethical behavior and obligations related to the insurance field.

1262   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Valdivia O

Above section 1262 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 11 to Apr 05, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

BUS 16, Personal Insurance    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

In this course, students will learn the essentials of personal insurance coverages. Personal property and liability topics will include automobile, homeowners, and other residential insurance, such as earthquake, flood, marine and miscellaneous coverages. The basics of financial planning, life insurance and health insurance will also be covered.

1263   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Valdivia O

Above section 1263 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 15 to Jun 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

BUS 20, Principles of Marketing   3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course introduces modern business marketing concepts and strategies and familiarizes the student with standards, procedures, and techniques used in marketing. Topics include marketing research; consumer behavior; target marketing; green marketing; and product, pricing, promotion, and distribution strategies.

1264   8:00a-9:20a TTh   BUS 106   Sabolic P C

1265   9:30a-10:50a TTh   BUS 106   Sabolic P C

1266   12:45p-2:05p MW   BUS 144   Kelly Marcella A

1267   12:45p-2:05p TTh   BUS 144   Kelly Marcella A

1268   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Veas S

Above section 1268 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 15 to Jun 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1269   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Veas S

Above section 1269 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 15 to Jun 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1270   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Veas S

Above section 1270 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 11 to Apr 05, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

BUS 21, Merchandising Principles   3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course provides an introduction to retailing concepts and strategies used by contemporary merchandisers. Special attention will be given to the theory and practice involved in such merchandising activities as sales transactions, customer services, types of merchandising institutions, store operation and policies, store layout and fixtures, advertising, and display.

1271   9:30a-10:50a MW   BUS 207   Ivas L

BUS 22, Introduction to Advertising   3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

Advertising psychology, strategies, and methods are covered in this introduction to the field. Topics include planning advertising campaigns for all types of media. Class projects give the student practice in creating and communicating ideas using advertising strategy and techniques.

1272   8:00a-9:20a MW   BUS 207   Ivas L

BUS 23, Principles of Selling   3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

The nature of selling today is both a business and an art. In this course, we will explore sales as a means for achieving career objectives. Special emphasis will be placed on combining techniques of presentation, poise, and refinement with psychology and marketing fundamentals to assist students in developing a critical understanding of consumer behavior in the sales environment, and gaining confidence in “selling” their career goals.

1273   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Coplen J S

Above section 1273 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 11 to Apr 05, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

BUS 26, Marketing Research and Consumer Behavior    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

The marketing research portion of the course includes the allocation and usage of secondary as well as primary data sources, the understanding of basic concepts, the collection of information, the proper analysis of the data acquired, and the screening of sample applications. The consumer behavior section of the course will introduce the student to knowledge, concepts, and models that use consumer behavior to generate explanations for the behavior of individual consumers and groups, the decisions they make, and the culture they live in. The final section of the course focuses on the application of marketing research and consumer behavior. The student will learn how these skills can help them in business, as well as how to build their own research study.

1274   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Coplen J S

Above section 1274 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 04 to May 31, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

BUS 29, Public Relations and Publicity    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This is a survey course of basic principles and objectives of public relations, including publicity and promotion techniques. Emphasis is on the tools, such as media and publication, in planning public relations programs.

Business 29 is the same course as Journalism 43. Students may earn credit for one, but not both.

4058   6:45p-9:50p W   DRSCHR 203   Adelman A

BUS 31, Business English Fundamentals   3 units

Transfer: CSU • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course emphasizes the use of effective grammar, punctuation, sentence and paragraph structure in writing short business reports and other business documents. This course is recommended instead of English 1 for Business and CIS majors.

1275   9:30a-10:50a MW   BUS 106   Paik R

1276   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Santillanes A

Above section 1276 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

BUS 32, Business Communications   3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: English 1 or Business 31.

This course surveys the principles and techniques of business communication as a tool for business decision-making. Methods of investigating, organizing and presenting business data and ideas are covered. Ethical and legal implications as well as critical thinking techniques are emphasized. Focus is on effective oral and written business communications.

1277   8:00a-9:20a MW   BUS 106   Paik R

1278   9:30a-10:50a MW   BUS 119   Rockwell C

1279   11:15a-12:35p MW   BUS 106   Rockwell C

1280   12:45p-2:05p TTh   BUS 207   Nasser D M

1281   2:15p-3:35p TTh   BUS 207   Nasser D M

1282   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Jung D

Above section 1282 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1283   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Jung D

Above section 1283 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1284   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Soucy S H

Above section 1284 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 04 to May 31, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1285   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Soucy S H

Above section 1285 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 04 to May 31, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1286   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Soucy S H

Above section 1286 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 04 to May 31, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

BUS 33, Broadcast Advertising    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course examines advertising as an economic support for commercial broadcast, cable, and related telecommunications media. Audience surveys, rate structures, client, ad rep firms and advertising agency relationships are discussed and explored.

Business 33 is the same course as Media Studies 18. Students may receive credit for one, but not both.

4059   6:45p-9:50p Th   DRSCHR 203   Adelman A

BUS 34, Introduction to Social Media Marketing    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course provides students with an introduction to social media marketing, including social communities, publishing, entertainment, and commerce. Opportunities and limitations of current social media platforms will be examined. The course will emphasize social media’s strategic role in traditional marketing, how to build effective social media marketing strategies, and how to track their effectiveness.

1287   3:45p-6:35p W   BUS 106   Veas S

   Arrange-3.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Veas S

Above section 1287 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 17 to Jun 05, and is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

BUS 46, Introduction to Investments    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course provides a comprehensive view of securities, markets, and investment techniques, ranging from simple investment programs to advanced speculative market techniques.

1288   Arrange-1.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Shishido K M

   5:15p-8:05p M   BUS 251   Shishido K M

Above section 1288 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 06 to May 29, and is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

BUS 50, Introduction to International Business    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course focuses on general business problems, theories, techniques and strategies necessary in the development of business activities in the global market place. The course is designed to promote an understanding of the impact that a country’s culture and its political and economic environments have on a firm’s international operations. The course covers the global perspective of business fundamentals as they relate to international management, communication, marketing, finance, ethics, etc.

4060   6:45p-9:50p Th   BUS 207   Alexander J S

BUS 51, Intercultural Business Communication   3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course satisfies the Santa Monica College Global Citizenship requirement.

This course is designed to heighten awareness of culture and its impact on successful business enterprises. The student will develop skills to identify areas where culture and business intersect by focusing on four subsets of American culture (European Americans, Chicano/Latinos, African Americans and Asian Americans) as well as on international cultures. Emphasis will be placed on how a firm’s success is affected by both domestic and global issues influencing intercultural communication.

4061   6:45p-9:50p W   BUS 106   Welton M

BUS 53, Importing and Exporting   3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course presents an overview of importing and exporting as drivers of globalization. It is designed to help students explore the benefits, costs, and risks of importing and exporting as well as the trade regulations involved, the documentation and licensing required, and the public and private sources of financing and other assistance available. It stresses cross-cultural comparisons of foreign business, legal and political practices, trade patterns, and markets as a means of implementing successful import/export plans. Currency exchange, sources and methods of market research, terms of payment, broker services, insurance, letters of credit, transportation and barriers to entry will also be covered.

4062   6:45p-9:50p T   BUS 106   Rodríguez K P

BUS 63, Principles of Entrepreneurship    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course covers the fundamentals of how to organize, finance, and operate a small business. Topics to be covered include business plan development, financing, legal and ethical issues, marketing, entrepreneurial team development, and business models.

1289   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Clausen A I

Above section 1289 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 15 to Jun 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

BUS 65, Management Principles   3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course introduces the student to management concepts and strategies used by modern businesses. The course is designed to familiarize student with the accepted standards, procedures, and techniques employed by top, middle, and supervisory level managers. Further, the course provides students with an understanding of the role of management and how to develop plans and execute strategies in pursuit of organizational goals.

1290   8:00a-9:20a MW   BUS 119   Rockwell C

BUS 82, Supply Chain Management    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course is an overview of the entire supply chain and its key elements. Students are exposed to concepts, models, and terminology used in demand planning, inventory planning, material planning, distribution planning, fulfillment planning, and related components of a supply chain are examined.

1291   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Satterlee B C

Above section 1291 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 04 to May 31, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

BUS 83, Operations Management    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

Introduces concepts and techniques related to the design, planning, control, and improvement of manufacturing and service operations. The course examines operations and the coordination of product development, process management, and supply chain management. Students are exposed to topics in the areas of process analysis, materials management, production scheduling, quality management, and product design.

1292   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Satterlee B C

Above section 1292 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 04 to May 31, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

BUS 88A, Independent Studies in Business    1 unit

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Independent Studies” section.

1293   Arrange-1 Hour    BUS 220D   Tucker J L

BUS 88B, Independent Studies in Business    2 units

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Independent Studies” section.

1294   Arrange-2 Hours    BUS 220D   Tucker J L

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