Retail Management Classes

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Credit, Certificate Applicable Courses

BSEN 74. Business Correspondence (3)
Lec-3   P/NP Available
ADVISORY: ENGL 92 or ESL 160 or 82 or placement in ENGL 93 or 94; or ESL 170
Practice in writing business letters and memorandums, and e-mail messages; class discussion on style, structure, and aims of written business communications; experience in using correct, forceful English in business documents. CSU

BSMA 66. Business Mathematics (4)
Lec-5   
ADVISORY: Completion of BSMA G, H, or J or Math E
A study of gross wages and payroll deductions, trade and cash discounts, markup and markdown, depreciation methods, simple and compound interest, present value and annuities, installment sales, rule of 78, loan amortization, financial statements of different business organizations, various inventory methods, insurance, bank reconciliation, and the use of graphs and tables. CSU
NOT OPEN FOR CREDIT TO STUDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED BSMA 68. BSMA 66 MAY BE ELECTED IN LIEU OF ANY MAJOR REQUIREMENT FOR BSMA 68.)

BSMA 68. Mathematics of Business (3)
Lec-3   
ADVISORY: Completion of BSMA G, H, or J or MATH E
A study of gross wages and payroll deductions, trade and cash discounts, markups and markdowns, depreciation, simple and compound interest, present value and annuities, installment sales, rule of 78, loan amortization, financial statements of different business organizations, inventory methods, insurance, bank reconciliation, and the use of graphs and tables. CSU
NOT OPEN FOR CREDIT TO STUDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED BSMA 66

MABS 60. Introduction to Computer Applications for Business (3)
Lec-3, lab-3   P/NP Available
Advise: MABS 25 or MABS 30. Requires an additional 3 hours per week using computer software - see instructor.
Introduction to the concepts and skills of using personal computers for business. Includes fundamental concepts of hardware, the operating system, and the five most frequently used office applications: word processing, electronic spreadsheet, database management, web browser,and email. UC/CSU

SUPV 234. Communication for Business Management (3)
Lec-3   P/NP Available
Concepts, strategies and models that help students improve their interpersonal communication skills-writing, making presentations and speeches, working in teams and negotiating outcomes. The processes students learn can be applied to oral and written communications in their business and personal lives. Concepts and models designed to improve communication with people from all cultures and enhance management and leadership of diversified teams. The tactics and strategies learned will improve communication in a way that ethically influences others to achieve desired results. CSU

SUPV 231. Introduction to Supervision/Management (3)
Lec-3   
Basics of supervision and management including planning, organizing, recruiting, training, decision-making, communication, management/employee relations, motivation, discipline, rewards/incentives, wand grievances. Time and stress management for the manager; speaking, listening, writing, and nonverbal communication. CSU

ACCT 1. Financial Accounting (4)
Lec-5   
PREREQ.: ENGL 92 or ESL 72 or 150 or placement in ENGL 93 or 94; or ESL 82 or 160. ADVISORY: BSMA 66 or 68
Introduction to the accounting information system and recording and reporting of business transactions with a focus on the accounting cycle, terminology, applications of basic principles and theories, classified financial statements and statement analysis for decision makers. Includes issues relating to Balance Sheet valuations, revenue and expense recognition and cash flows. UC/CSU

ACCT 10. Introduction to Accounting (4)
Lec-5   
ADVISORY: BSMA G, H or J or MATH E; and ESL 140 or placement in ESL 150
Designed to meet the needs of students in specific occupational programs and as an exploratory course to determine student interest and aptitude for accounting. An introduction to the financial routine of a business office. Emphasis on fundamental principles of double-entry bookkeeping, basic accounting statements, legible handwriting, neatness, and accuracy. CSU
ACCT 1 may be elected in lieu of ACCT 10 to satisfy the requirement in any curriculum in business. enrolled in ACCT 1

MRKT 140. Principles of Marketing (3)
Lec-3   
A general survey of types and functions of marketing institutions, products and services, channels of distribution, trends in marketing practices, and a study of consumer behavior. CSU
Required for all Marketing and Fashion Merchandising majors.

SUPV 232. Organizational Behavior for Supervisors (3)
Lec-3   
Basic concepts and principles of human behavior in organizations, including application of motivational theory, group dynamics, managing change, leadership styles, training and organizational development. CSU

SUPV 233. Human Resources Management (3)
Lec-3   
Human resources management principles and techniques including recruiting, job performance, employee development, career management, discipline, labor relations, and employment law; also sexual harassment, health issues in the workplace, discrimination, Americans with Disabilities Act, downsizing, managing a diverse workforce, and governmental regulations. CSU

FASH 44. Merchandising--Retail Buying (3)
Lec-3, field trips   
The merchandising functions of the modern retail store, with emphasis on planning and control, buying and pricing, and receiving and selling merchandise. CSU