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BUSI 1A FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
4 units • LG-P/NP • Four hours lecture

This is the study of accounting as an information system, examining why it is important and how it is used by investors, creditors, and others to make decisions. The course covers the accounting information system, including recording and reporting of business transactions with a focus on the accounting cycle, the application of generally accepted accounting principles, the financial statements, and statement analysis. Includes issues relating to asset, liability, and equity valuation, revenue and expense recognition, cash flow, internal controls, and ethics. Also offered online.

  • Advisories: BUSI 110; BUSI 120A; eligibility for ENGL 1A; eligibility for MATH 263
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E2

BUSI 1B MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING
4 units • LG-P/NP • Four hours lecture

This is the study of how managers use accounting information in decision-making, planning, directing operations, and controlling. Focuses on cost terms and concepts, cost behavior, cost structure and cost-volume-profit analysis. Includes issues relating to cost systems, cost control, profit planning, and performance analysis in manufactur- ing and service environments. Also offered online.

  • Prerequisites: BUSI 1A
  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 111 and 112 or ENSL 110 and 155; eligibility for MATH 263
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC

BUSI 18 BUSINESS LAW
3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

Fundamental legal principles pertaining to business transactions. Introduction to the legal process. Topics include sources of law and ethics, contracts, torts, agency, criminal law, business organizations, and judicial and administrative processes. Also offered online. Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC

BUSI 20 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS
3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course offers a multidisciplinary examination of how culture, soci- ety, economic systems, legal, international, political, financial institu- tions, and human behavior interact to affect a business organization’s policy and practices within the U.S. and a global society. Also offered online.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E2

BUSI 22 HUMAN BEHAVIOR/LEADERSHIP
3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course presents an overview of the major psychological concepts and techniques that are relevant in attaining both good performance and personal satisfaction on the job. Topics include leadership skills, time management, values clarification, decision making skills, career management, human motivation and transactional analysis.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
  • Credit transferable: CSU
  • General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area E; MPC, Area A2

BUSI 24 BUSINESS ISSUES AND ETHICS
3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course studies ethical issues facing American businesses today, including environmental pollution, insider trading, and sexual harassment. Focus is on the responsibility of businesses to all parties affected by their decisions. Also offered online.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A Credit transferable: CSU

BUSI 30 GLOBAL MANAGEMENT
3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course surveys major issues associated with doing business in an international environment. Topics include international trade issues, balance of payments, cultures, politics, and international management strategies.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 111 and 112 or ENSL 110 and 155
  • Credit transferable: CSU

BUSI 32 INTRODUCTION TO IMPORTING/EXPORTING
3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course covers the current U.S. position in the global trade arena with an emphasis on the export/import concerns of the small firm. Includes export/import assessment, methods, resources of advice, international marketing, and methods of payment.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 111 and 112 or ENSL 110 and 155
  • Credit transferable: CSU

BUSI 36 INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL MARKETING
3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course explores the concepts and principles of international marketing, including market entry strategies, foreign market analysis, culture and marketing, product design, pricing, distribution, promo- tion, and sales. Also offered online.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
  • Credit transferable: CSU

BUSI 38 MULTICULTURALISM IN CORPORATE AMERICA
3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course explores race, culture, gender, and ethnicity as it relates to work in corporate America. Topics include the effects of bias and prejudice in corporate activities and effective methods in develop- ing a cohesive corporate culture in a multicultural environment. The following American cultures are addressed: African, Indian, Asian, Chicano/Latino, and European.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area F

BUSI 40 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT
3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course reviews the operational analysis of the manager’s role in all types of organizations. Topics include management issues in planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling. Also offered online. Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A

  • Credit transferable: CSU

BUSI 42 HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

Personnel/human management is concerned with the effective management of people at work, including the following topics: creating a productive work environment, appraising and improving performance, implementing compensation and security, strengthen- ing employee management relations, and international management of human resources. Also offered online.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 111 and 112 or ENSL 110 and 155
  • Credit transferable: CSU
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area A2

BUSI 44 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS OWNERSHIP/ MANAGEMENT
3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course analyzes the practical problems of organizing and managing a successful small business enterprise. Concentration will be on specific business profiles as well as various areas of business operations.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 111 and 112 or ENSL 110 and 155
  • Credit transferable: CSU
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E2

BUSI 50 INTRODUCTION TO MARKETING
3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course introduces strategic marketing and the marketing envi- ronment, including emphasis on customer-centric marketing and technology. Actionable tools such as marketing research and target marketing are learned through study and application. Core decision- making is covered, from product research and development in goods and services to pricing options, promotion alternatives, and distribu- tion choices. Also offered online.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
  • Credit transferable: CSU

BUSI 52 RETAIL STORE MANAGEMENT
3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course covers principles and practices of retail store management including site selection, layout, store-based and electronic retailing, staffing, customer buying behavior, retail market strategy, promotional techniques and all aspects of the critical buying function.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 111 and 112 or ENSL 110 and 155
  • Credit transferable: CSU

BUSI 54 INTRODUCTION TO E-COMMERCE
3 units • LG-P/NP • Two and one-half hours lecture; one and one-half hours lab

Students explore concepts of conducting business on the Internet through hands-on activities and website visits. Topics include the Internet’s impact on the economy, personal and business services online, buying and selling online, business uses of the Internet, and the development of an electronic website.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 111 and 112 or ENSL 110 and 155
  • Credit transferable: CSU

BUSI 60 FINANCIAL PLANNING AND MONEY MANAGEMENT
3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This how-to course covers financial goal setting, career and income issues, cash and debt management, credit use, major purchase/loan decisions (car, home), tax considerations, insurance, retirement planning, and estate transfer. Step-by-step procedures are provided including analysis and decision-making templates. Also offered online.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
  • Credit transferable: CSU
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E1

BUSI 62 PRINCIPLES OF INVESTMENT
3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This introductory course covers the fundamentals of investments such as stocks, bonds, and mutual funds, along with basic investment approaches. Vocabulary and concepts introduced include risk, reward, and behavioral finance. Students apply learned analysis methods using real-world online data. Also offered online.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
  • Credit transferable: CSU
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E2

BUSI 70 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION
3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course applies the principles of ethical and effective communica- tion to the creation of letters, memos, e-mails, and written and oral reports for a variety of business situations. The course emphasizes planning, organizing, composing, and revising business documents using word processing software for written documents and presen- tation-graphics software to create and deliver professional-level oral reports. Also offered online.

  • Prerequisites: ENGL 1A Credit transferable: CSU

BUSI 80 INTRODUCTION TO ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT
3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course presents principles of organization and management through interactive exercises and brief video segments. It includes organization culture and theory, communication in organizations, managing information systems, operations and control, human resources management, international management and managing change.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 111 and 112 or ENSL 110 and 155
  • Credit transferable: CSU
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E2

BUSI 100 PROOFREADING FOR BUSINESS
3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course covers fundamental English preparation, including sentence construction, parts of speech, use of dictionary, vocabulary and spelling, punctuation, proofreading and usage. Business-oriented materials are used.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 111 and 112 or ENSL 110 and 155

BUSI 110 BUSINESS MATHEMATICS
3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course reviews the application of mathematics in various busi- ness functions and includes simple and compound interest, install- ment financing, taxes, insurance, merchandising, and other topics. Advisories: Eligibility for MATH 261

  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area A2

BUSI 120A BASIC ACCOUNTING
3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture; one hour lab

This course covers double-entry, accrual accounting procedures, including recording transactions, end-of-period worksheets and adjustments, cash control, accounts receivable and payable, and payroll procedures. It serves as basic training for bookkeeping and accounting occupations.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 111 and 112 or ENSL 110 and 155; eligibility for MATH 351
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E2

BUSI 120B COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING – QUICKBOOKS
3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture; one hour lab

This course provides an introduction to and practical application of accounting software to general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and the accounting cycle.

  • Advisories: BUSI 1A; or BUSI 120A; or familiarity with accounting cycle; eligibility for ENGL 111 and 112 or ENSL 110 and 155; eligibility for MATH 351

BUSI 200 INTRODUCTION TO QUICKBOOKS ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE
.5 unit • P/NP • Total hours: Four hours lecture; twelve hours lab

Students learn QuickBooks Pro accounting software using a step- by-step approach, working through a series of basic business and accounting simulations.

  • Advisories: Some computer and/or accounting cycle familiarity