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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.

1066   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   BUS 252   Paik R

1067   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   BUS 263   Rockwell C

1068   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   BUS 106   Nasser D M

1069   3:30p-5:35p MTWTh   BUS 144   Roper-Conley C

1070   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Chandler F G

Above section 1070 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1071   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Chandler F G

Above section 1071 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1072   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Shishido K M

Above section 1072 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1073   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Shishido K M

Above section 1073 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1074   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Mandelbaum A B

Above section 1074 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

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.

1075   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   BUS 144   Klugman E B

1076   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   BUS 144   Klugman E B

1077   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Halliday-Robert Ca E

Above section 1077 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1078   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Sindell S M

Above section 1078 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1079   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Sindell S M

Above section 1079 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1080   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Halliday-Robert Ca E

Above section 1080 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1081   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Nasser D M

Above section 1081 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.

1082   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   BUS 201   Ivas L

1083   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Veas S

Above section 1083 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1084   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Veas S

Above section 1084 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.

1717   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Coplen J S

Above section 1717 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

BUS 28, Marketing Promotion    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course addresses strategies marketers may use to best communicate with their customers and other stakeholders. By applying an Integrated Marketing Communications perspective to marketing promotion, all aspects of communication are pulled together, thereby providing a more complete treatment of advertising, sales promotion, direct marketing, personal selling, public relations, publicity, and interactive media.

1085   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Coplen J S

Above section 1085 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

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.

1086   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   BUS 252   Paik R

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.

1088   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   BUS 201   Welton M

1089   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Soucy S H

Above section 1089 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1090   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Soucy S H

Above section 1090 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1091   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Jung D

Above section 1091 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1092   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Jung D

Above section 1092 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

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