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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.

1245   8:00a-9:20a TTh   BUS 144   Chandler F G

1246   9:30a-10:50a MW   BUS 106   Sabolic P C

1247   9:30a-10:50a TTh   BUS 144   Chandler F G

1248   11:15a-12:35p MW   BUS 144   Kelly Marcella A

1249   12:45p-2:05p MW   BUS 144   Kelly Marcella A

1250   2:15p-3:35p TTh   BUS 144   Kelly Marcella A

1251   3:45p-5:05p MW   BUS 119   Roper-Conley C

1252   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Chandler F G

Above section 1252 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 10 to Jun 06, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1253   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Chandler F G

Above section 1253 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 10 to Jun 06, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1254   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Sabolic P C

Above section 1254 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1255   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Veas S

Above section 1255 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 18 to Apr 11, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1256   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Veas S

Above section 1256 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 18 to Apr 11, 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   Chandler F G

Above section 1257 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 10 to Jun 06, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1258   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Mandelbaum A B

Above section 1258 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 10 to Jun 06, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1259   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Tucker J L

Above section 1259 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 21 to Jun 13, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1260   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Shishido K M

Above section 1260 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 21 to Jun 13, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1261   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Veas S

Above section 1261 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 21 to Jun 13, 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

4055   6:45p-9:50p W   BUS 144   Roper-Conley C

BUS 5, Business Law   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course introduces the student to the U.S legal system, including but not limited to the court structure, its hierarchy, and the procedural aspects of a lawsuit. Students are introduced to the various sources of law and taught why the court applies a particular legal principle to a particular fact pattern. The sources of law that are discussed include the common law, statutory law and administrative law and case law (stare decisis). In addition to the foregoing, the following topics are covered: contract law, tort law, criminal law and basic legal principles concerning various business entities.

1262   8:00a-9:20a MW   BUS 144   Rados-Cloke A

1263   9:30a-10:50a MW   BUS 144   Rados-Cloke A

1264   11:15a-12:35p MW   BUS 106   Rados-Cloke A

1265   12:45p-2:05p MW   BUS 119   Nasser D M

1266   12:45p-2:05p T   BUS 251   Downs J M

   Arrange-1.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Downs J M

Above section 1266 is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1267   3:45p-5:05p MW   BUS 106   O’Neal S L

1268   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Nasser D M

Above section 1268 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1269   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Halliday-Robert Ca E

Above section 1269 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 10 to Jun 06, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1270   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Klugman E B

Above section 1270 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 10 to Jun 06, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1271   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Sindell S M

Above section 1271 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 10 to Jun 06, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4056   5:15p-6:35p TTh   BUS 144   Klugman E B

4057   6:45p-9:50p T   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.

1272   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Halliday-Robert Ca E

Above section 1272 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 10 to Jun 06, 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.

1273   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Margolis D L

   8:00a-9:20a MW   BUS 252   Margolis D L

Above section 1273 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 19 to Apr 09, and is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

BUS 18, Commercial Insurance    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

In this course, students will learn the basics of commercial insurance. It covers commercial property insurance, business income insurance, commercial crime insurance, equipment breakdown insurance, inland and ocean marine insurance, commercial general liability insurance, commercial automobile insurance and miscellaneous commercial insurance coverage.

4058   6:45p-9:50p T   BUS 106   Ulbricht T

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.

1274   8:00a-9:20a MW   BUS 106   Sabolic P C

1275   12:45p-2:05p TTh   BUS 144   Kelly Marcella A

1276   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Veas S

Above section 1276 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 21 to Jun 13, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1277   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Veas S

Above section 1277 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 10 to Jun 06, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1278   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Veas S

Above section 1278 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 18 to Apr 11, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4059   6:45p-9:50p Th   BUS 106   Oliveri J S

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.

1279   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.

1280   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.

1281   12:45p-2:05p TTh   BUS 207   Veas S

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.

1282   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Coplen J S

Above section 1282 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 10 to Jun 06, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

NEW 3370   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Coplen J S

Above section 3370 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 21 to Jun 13, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

BUS 27, Introduction to e-Commerce    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Advisory: A working knowledge of Windows and the Internet.

Students will learn the technological and strategic aspects of electronic commerce essential to succeeding in today’s internet-based economy. No background in e-commerce is necessary. This is a lecture and theoretical course which covers the key technologies used in e-Commerce, the history of internet and web technologies, infrastructure, and the economic forces behind e-Commerce. Business goals and constraints, technology and process tools, business strategies and tactics, and underlying economic theories relating to successful e-Commerce will be discussed.

Business 27 is the same course as CIS 27. Students may receive credit for one but not both.

1283   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Coplen J S

Above section 1283 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 10 to Jun 06, 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.

4060   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.

1284   8:00a-9:20a TTh   BUS 106   Paik R

1285   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Santillanes A

Above section 1285 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1286   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Santillanes A

Above section 1286 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.

1287   9:30a-10:50a MW   BUS 252   Rockwell C

1288   9:30a-10:50a TTh   BUS 106   Finestone A M

1289   11:15a-12:35p MW   BUS 252   Rockwell C

1290   11:15a-12:35p TTh   BUS 106   Paik R

Above section 1290 is scheduled through the Student Activity hour. Students choosing to participate in student activities should enroll in another section.

1291   12:45p-2:05p TTh   BUS 106   Paik R

1292   2:15p-3:35p MW   BUS 119   Nasser D M

1293   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Jung D

Above section 1293 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1294   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Jung D

Above section 1294 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1295   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Soucy S H

Above section 1295 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 10 to Jun 06, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1296   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Soucy S H

Above section 1296 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 10 to Jun 06, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1297   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Soucy S H

Above section 1297 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 10 to Jun 06, 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.

4061   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.

1298   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Haig J D

Above section 1298 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

BUS 45, Individual Financial Planning    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course provides students with the tools to achieve their personal financial goals. It will help them make informed decisions related to spending, saving, borrowing, and investing. Topics covered include personal financial planning; money management; tax strategy; consumer credit; purchasing decisions; insurance; investing in stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and real estate; and estate planning.

Business 45 is the same class as Accounting 45. Students may earn credit for one, but not for both.

1299   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Halliday P D

Above section 1299 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 10 to Jun 06, and is a Distance Education course conducted over 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.

1300   Arrange-1.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Shishido K M

   5:15p-8:05p M   BUS 207   Shishido K M

Above section 1300 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 10 to Jun 02, and is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

BUS 47, Personal Finance for Students    1 unit

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course will provide students with the fundamental tools to make informed decisions that impact their short and intermediate-term finances. Topics covered include consumer credit, money management, budgeting, consumer purchasing, insurance, and taxes.

Business 47 is the same course as Counseling 47. Students may earn credit for one but not both.

NEW 3298   12:45p-2:50p T   BUS 105   Halliday P D

Above section 3298 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 22 to Jun 12.

NEW 3300   12:45p-2:50p Th   BUS 105   Halliday P D

Above section 3300 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 24 to Jun 12.

1301   Arrange-2 Hours    ONLINE-E   Halliday P D

Above section 1301 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 21 to Jun 13, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1302   Arrange-2 Hours    ONLINE-E   Halliday P D

Above section 1302 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 21 to Jun 13, and is a Distance Education course conducted over 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.

1303   8:30a-11:35a F   BUS 144   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.

4062   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.

4063   6:45p-9:50p M   BUS 144   Rodríguez K P

BUS 62, Human Relations and Ethical Issues in Business    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course provides concrete guidance in using human relations skills in the workplace that will promote working effectively with others. Strategies are integrated throughout the course that will enable students to apply human relations theories and applications to the real world of work. Ethical issues in business are addressed where students will learn an explicit process of ethical reasoning that will aid in defining and dealing with dilemmas in the workplace. Current events and case studies will be used to develop critical skills as students apply theories and principles.

1304   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Babcock L G

Above section 1304 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 10 to Jun 06, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

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.

1305   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Clausen A I

Above section 1305 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 18 to Apr 11, 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.

1306   8:00a-9:20a MW   BUS 263   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.

1307   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Satterlee B C

Above section 1307 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 10 to Jun 06, 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.

1308   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Satterlee B C

Above section 1308 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 10 to Jun 06, 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.

1309   Arrange-1 Hour    BUS 220D   Tucker J L

BUS 88B, Independent Studies in Business    2 units

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Independent Studies” section.

1310   Arrange-2 Hours    BUS 220D   Tucker J L

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