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Business

Business Managers coordinate business activities in both private industry and public agencies. They are responsible for operations, maintenance, purchasing, planning, organizing, budgeting, and directing the work of the employees. Business executives are the higher-level management staff, directing the activities of the firm. They develop and administer policies to maximize profits. They also direct financial programs and develop policies aimed at maintaining good relations with the public, stockholders, employees, and customers.

BUS 1, Introduction to Business 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU C-ID: BUS 110. Prerequisite: None. Skills 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.

Course Number:1084 Time:8 a.m.-10:05 a.m. MTWTh Location:BUS 252 Instructor:Paik R

Course Number:1085 Time:10:15 a.m.-12:20 p.m. MTWTh Location:BUS 106 Instructor:Rockwell C

Course Number:1086 Time:12:30 p.m.-2:35 p.m. MTWTh Location:BUS 144 Instructor:Roper-Conley C

Course Number:1087 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Veas S Above section 1087 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.

Course Number:1088 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Veas S Above section 1088 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.

Course Number:1089 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Sedky S M Above section 1089 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.

Course Number:1090 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Sedky S M Above section 1090 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.

NewCourse Number:1727 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Shishido K M Above section 1727 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.

BUS 5, Business Law and the Legal Environment 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.

Course Number:1091 Time:8 a.m.-10:05 a.m. MTWTh Location:BUS 144 Instructor:Klugman E B

Course Number:1092 Time:10:15 a.m.-12:20 p.m. MTWTh Location:BUS 144 Instructor:Klugman E B

Course Number:1093 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Nasser D M Above section 1093 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.

Course Number:1094 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Nasser D M Above section 1094 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.

Course Number:1095 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Sindell S M Above section 1095 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.

Course Number:1096 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Khalil N Above section 1096 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.

NewCourse Number:1728 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Khalil N Above section 1728 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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.

Course Number:1097 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Nalepa L L Above section 1097 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to 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.

Course Number:1098 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Coplen J S Above section 1098 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to 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.

Course Number:1099 Time:10:15 a.m.-12:20 p.m. MTWTh Location:BUS 252 Instructor:Paik R

Course Number:1100 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Soucy S H Above section 1100 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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.

Course Number:1101 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Haig J D Above section 1101 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.

BUS 47, Personal Finance for Students 1 units

Transfer: CSU Prerequisite: None.

This course provides students with the fundamental tools to make informed decisions that impact their short and intermediate-term finances. Topics covered include money management and the decision processes and behaviors underlying spending, saving, and borrowing.

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

NewCourse Number:1748 Time:4:00 p.m.-5:20 p.m. TTh Location:VA Ctr Instructor:Washington, Daniela

Above section 1748 meets at Virginia Avenue Park, 2200 Virginia Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90404.

BUS 45, Individual Financial Planning 3 units

Transfer: CSU Prerequisite: Math 31.

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 by training them to apply quantitative reasoning concepts to solve problems. Topics covered include personal financial planning; money management; tax strategy; consumer credit; purchasing decisions; insurance; investing in stocks, bonds, and mutual funds; retirement; and estate planning.

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

Course Number:1102 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Resnick W J Above section 1102 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to 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.

Course Number:1103 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Babcock L G Above section 1103 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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.

NewCourse Number:1701 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Rockwell C Above section 1701 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.

BUS 80, Principles of Logistics 3 units

Transfer: CSU Prerequisite: None.

This course provides an overview of how firms use distribution intermediaries to gain a competitive advantage in local and global markets through the integration of logistics and supply chain management. The management of the physical flow of products and information throughout the entire supply chain is examined, including physical distribution, transportation, warehousing, customer service, materials management, third-party and global logistics, systems planning, and operations and management of the supply chain.

Course Number:1104 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Rodriguez K P Above section 1104 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to 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.

Course Number:1105 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Rodriguez K P Above section 1105 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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