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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.

1035   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Chandler F G

Above section 1035 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1036   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Chandler F G

Above section 1036 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1366   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   BUNDY 239   Rockwell C

Above section 1366 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

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. 

1037   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Sindell S M

Above section 1037 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1038   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Klugman E B

Above section 1038 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.

1039   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Veas S

Above section 1039 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1040   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Veas S

Above section 1040 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.

1041   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   BUS 144   Welton M

1373   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   Bus 144   Nasser D M

1042   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Jung D

Above section 1042 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

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