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Business

BUS 1, Introduction to Business 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU

C-ID: BUS 110. Prerequisite: None. Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

An overview of the functional areas of business in a 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, leadership, and marketing. Key themes woven throughout the course include exploration of career options and development of business problem-solving skills.

1092 8:00a-10:05a MTWTh BUS 106 Paik R

1093 10:15a-12:20p MTWTh BUS 106 Rockwell C
Above section 1093 is part of the First Year Experience (FYE) Program. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/FYE for additional program information.

1094 12:30p-2:35p MTWTh BUS 144 Roper-Conley C

1095 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Veas S
Above section 1095 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1096 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Veas S
Above section 1096 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1097 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Rockwell C
Above section 1097 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1098 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Shishido K M
Above section 1098 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1099 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Shishido K M
Above section 1099 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1100 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Sedky S M
Above section 1100 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1682 10:15a-12:20p MTWTh BUS 106 Staff

BUS 5, Business Law 3 units

Transfer: UC*, CSU

C-ID: BUS 120 and BUS 125. Prerequisite: None.

*Maximum UC credit allowed for ACCTG 26, BUS 5, BUS 6 is one course (3 units).

This course provides students with an overview of the fundamental legal principles pertaining to business transactions and related topics. It also encompasses introductory subjects concerning the U.S. legal system such as the court structure, sources of law, legal reasoning and case analysis. To give students a broad perspective on the various laws and areas impacting business, the following topics are also explored: criminal law, torts, civil procedure, administrative processes, contract law, ethics, constitutional law, agency and the legal principles pertaining to business entities.

1101 8:00a-10:05a MTWTh BUS 144 Klugman E B

1102 10:15a-12:20p MTWTh BUS 144 Klugman E B

1103 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Nasser D M
Above section 1103 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1104 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Nasser D M
Above section 1104 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1105 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Sindell S M
Above section 1105 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1106 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Halliday-Robert CA E
Above section 1106 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

BUS 8, Law for the Entrepreneur 3 units

Transfer: CSU Prerequisite: None.

This course navigates the current business environment and identifies the key legal challenges that an entrepreneur faces in starting and operating a business. It is ideal for business majors and for students who have an interest in starting their own businesses. A special emphasis is placed on protecting one’s intellectual property and includes an analysis of the laws pertaining to trademark, copyright, patent and trade secrets. The following additional topics are explored: basic legal concepts, dispute resolution, tort liability, contracts, managing risk, employment law, agent liability, choosing a form of business and legal challenges with marketing.

4089 6:00p-9:10p TuTh Bus 106 Khalil N
Above section 4089 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 20 to Aug 10. Above section 4089 uses a free-of-charge Open Educational Resource (OER) textbook.

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.

1107 12:30p-2:35p MTWTh BUS 207 Paccioretti T S

1108 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Sedky S M
Above section 1108 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

BUS 23, Principles of Selling 3 units

Transfer: CSU Prerequisite: None.

This course explores the fundamental sales process of analyzing customer needs and satisfying those needs with a relevant product or service. Topics include prospecting and qualifying potential buyers, preparing for sales calls, delivering sales presentations, handling customer objections, negotiating sales transactions, closing sales, and providing effective follow-up.

1109 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Coplen J S
Above section 1109 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

BUS 27, Introduction to e-Commerce 3 units

Transfer: CSU

Formerly same course as CIS 27.

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.

1110 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Coplen J S
Above section 1110 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

BUS 32, Business Communications 3 units

Transfer: CSU

C-ID: BUS 115. Prerequisite: English 1 or Business 31.

This course surveys the principles and techniques of current and evolving business communication as a process in a variety of business situations. The course emphasizes planning, organizing, composing, and revising business documents using appropriate utilization of a variety of technological platforms, business related internet writing contexts, and web resources. Also, this course will incorporate a variety of internet-based communication tools relevant to doing business in today’s world. This course is designed for students who already have college-level writing skills.

1111 10:15a-12:20p MTWTh BUS 252 Paik R

1112 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Soucy S H
Above section 1112 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1113 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Soucy S H
Above section 1113 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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 and the decision processes and behaviors underlying consumer credit; purchasing decisions; insurance; investing in stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and real estate; retirement; and estate planning.

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

1114 Arrange-6.5 Hours ONLINE Everett K M
Above section 1114 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 19 to Aug 11, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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.

1116 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Babcock L G
Above section 1116 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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.

1681 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Rodríguez K P
Above section 1681 is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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