Courses

Business

ACBO 9201, Accounting I - Proprietorship

ADVISE: ESLN 3700 or TRST 2322

Fundamental accounting principles and procedures of a service business organized as a proprietorship. Topics include steps in the accounting cycle for proprietorship such as transactions, journals, ledgers, financial statements, cash controls systems, and bank reconciliations.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ACBO 9202, Accounting II - Partnerships, Corporation, and Manufacturing Business

ADVISE: ACBO 9201

Fundamental accounting principles and procedures of a merchandising business organized as a partnership, corporation and manufacturing business. Topics includes accounting procedures for partnerships, sources of funds for a corporation, statements of cash flow, and end-of period adjustments and financial statements.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ACBO 9204, QuickBooks: Level 3

ADVISE: ACBO 9209

Advanced course in managing a computer based accounting system using Quickbooks Desktop application while applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Topics include a review of the accounting cycle; working with balance sheet accounts, using classes, customizing and integrating QuickBooks, adjusting entries and closing the books. The third in a series of three courses.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ACBO 9206, Basic Accounting Concepts I

ADVISE: ESLN 3700; COMP 9905 or COMP 9245

Introduction to business accounting principles and concepts. Topics include steps in the accounting cycle for a proprietorship such as financial statements, ledgers, journals, cash control systems, and bank reconciliations. The integration of Microsoft Excel and QuickBooks is introduced.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ACBO 9207, Basic Accounting Concepts II

ADVISE: ACBO 9206

Basic accounting concepts for a merchandising business organized as a corporation. Topics include special journals, inventory, payroll using a manual accounting system, writing off bad debts, and analyzing financial statements to make business decisions. Greater emphasis on software such as Microsoft Excel and QuickBooks is incorporated into this course.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ACBO 9208, QuickBooks: Level 1

ADVISE: ESLN 3700; COMP 9905 or COMP 9245 Completion of or concurrent enrollment in: ACBO 9206

A beginning course in managing a computer based accounting system using Quickbooks Desktop application while applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Topics include setting up a new company; recording sales, receivables, payables, and purchases; generating financial statements, reports and charts. The first in a series of three courses.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ACBO 9209, QuickBooks: Level 2

ADVISE: ACBO 9208

An intermediate course in managing a computer based accounting system using Quickbooks Desktop application while applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Topics include managing inventory, job costing, estimates, time tracking, setting up and tracking payroll, record correcting entries, generating financial statements, reports and charts at an intermediate level. The second in a series of three courses.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ACBO 9210, Income Tax Preparation

ADVISE: ESLN 3700 or TRST 2322 or (placement in ESLN 3800 or placement in TRST 3331)

An introduction to the basic mechanism of federal individual, partnership, and corporate income taxation. Topics
include: federal income tax history, types of federal tax forms, filing status, what income is reported and not reported, IRS website search for online forms, publications, and current tax laws, and how to complete individual corporation, and partnership income tax returns.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ACBO 9215, Microsoft Access for Accounting Principles

ADVISE: ESLN 3500 or placement in ESLN 3600

Integrating Microsoft Access with principles of accounting. Topics include queries, reports, tables, forms, using Access to track inventory and customer orders, interpreting financial information and payroll.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ACBO 9216, Recordkeeping for the Business Office

ADVISE: ESLN 3500 or placement in ESLN 3600

Students will learn the recordkeeping procedures for accounts receivable, accounts payable, stock record, purchase order, sales and payroll clerks. This course will help students use Microsoft Excel to create forms, reports and financial statements for small businesses.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ACBO 9219, Quickbooks Online: Level 1

ADVISE: ESLN 3700; COMP 9905; ACBO 9206

A beginning course in managing a cloud-based accounting system using Quickbooks Online (QBO), a subscription service, while applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Topics include setting up a new company; recording sales, receivables, payables, and purchases; generating financial statements, reports and charts; and evaluating QBO mobile and third-party apps. The first in a series of three courses.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ACBO 9220, Quickbooks Online: Level 2

ADVISE: ESLN 3700; ACBO 9219; COMP 9905

An intermediate course in operating a cloud-based accounting system using Quickbooks Online (QBO) software while following Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Topics includes banking, inventory, payroll processing, and evaluating inventory, banking, and payroll apps associated with QBO. The second in a series of three courses.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ACBO 9221, Quickbooks Online: Level 3

ADVISE: ESLN 3700; ACBO 9219 and ACBO 9220

An advanced course using Quickbooks Online (QBO) accounting web-based software. Topics include preparing adjusting entries, customizing, classes, budgeting, completing the accounting cycle and the evaluation of apps associated with QBO. The third in a series of three courses.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ACBO 9222, Income Tax Fundamentals: Level 1

ADVISE: ESLN 3700 or TRST 2322

Income Tax Fundamentals Level 1 is an introductory course in individual income taxation. Topics include history and objectives of U.S. tax law, definition of gross income, and business income and expenses.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ACBO 9223, Income Tax Fundamentals: Level 2

ADVISE: ACBO 9222

Continuation of individual income taxation. Topics include adjusted gross income (AGI) deductions related to a business, accounting periods and accounting methods, and capital gain and loss.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ACBO 9224, Income Tax Fundamentals: Level 3

ADVISE: ACBO 9223

This is a continuation course of individual income taxation. Topics include tax credits, depreciation and sale of business property, and payroll.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ACCT 1, Financial Accounting
Lec-87.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 186 or placement in ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English; BSMA 68

Introduction to accounting information system and recording and reporting of business transactions with a focus on the accounting cycle, terminology, application 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
Units: 5
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ACCT 2, Managerial Accounting
Lec-87.5

PREREQ.: ACCT 1

Fundamental concepts and applications of managerial accounting techniques in the business world. Cost determination, cost analysis and control, performance evaluation, and the preparation and use of economic information for internal management purposes.

UC/CSU
Units: 5
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ACCT 10, Introduction to Accounting
Lec-87.5

ADVISE: MATH 30 or ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

Designed to meet the needs of students in specific occupational programs and as an exploratory course to determine student interest and aptitude in accounting. Emphasis on the principles of double-entry bookkeeping, business and accounting terminology, and the use of various accounting worksheets to calculate and prepare accounting and business reports.

CSU
Units: 5
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

ACCT 1 may be elected in lieu of ACCT 10 to satisfy the requirement in any curriculum in business.

ACCT 51, Intermediate Accounting
Lec-87.5

ADVISE: ACCT 2

Designed for students who pursue accounting beyond introductory study. A rapid review of fundamentals, with problems in valuation and presentation of assets, and liabilities, together with a study of analytical procedures. Course meets the educational requirements
for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam as determined by the California State Board.

CSU
Units: 5
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ACCT 52, Intermediate Accounting
Lec-87.5

PREREQ.: ACCT 51

Designed for students who pursue accounting beyond introductory study. Course topics include investments, revenue recognition, income taxes, accounting changes, and error analysis. This course may help meet the educational requirement for the Certified Public
Accountant (CPA) exam as determined by the California State Board of Accountancy.

CSU
Units: 5
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ACCT 53, Accounting with Sage 50
Lec-52.5

PREREQ.: ACCT 10 or ACCT 1. ADVISE: MABS 60 AND BSMA 68.

Design, setup, and implementation of an accounting system in Sage 50 while following Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Topics include accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, general ledger, financial statement analysis, and the comparison, analysis, and use of computer accounting software systems.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ACCT 54, Auditing
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ACCT 2

Designed for students who are pursuing accounting beyond introductory study. Covers the objectives, scope and history of external auditing for financial statements. Qualifies as meeting a part of the educational requirements for the Certified Public Accountant exam as determined by the California State Board of Accountancy.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ACCT 55, Cost Accounting
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ACCT 2

Fundamental accounting procedures covering job order, process, and standard cost systems; budgetary control; direct costing; cost reports for management use.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ACCT 56, Municipal Governmental Accounting
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: ACCT 1 ADVISE: ACCT 51

A study of the practices and methods of municipal governmental accounting encompassing terminology, reporting requirements, recording methods and the uses of funds.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ACCT 57, Accounting with QuickBooks
Lec-52.5

PREREQ.: ACCT 10 or 1

Design and operate an accounting system using Quickbooks software while following Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Topics include implementing an accounting system for a new company, preparing reports on customer and sales activities, employee and payroll activities and purchase transactions.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ACCT 58, Accounting Ethics
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: ACCT 1

Ethical standards of the accounting profession with emphasis on contemporary issues confronting accountants and auditors including their social and ethical responsibilities. Topics include the history of ethical thought, tax and auditing fiduciary responsibilities, the America Institute of Certified Public Accountants Code of Professional Conduct, financial statement representations, and the theoretical and practical application of ethical principles in business and accounting.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ACCT 59, Federal Income Tax
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

Designed for students who want to pursue the study of tax accounting or who want to prepare their own individual tax returns. Topics include tax filing requirements, gross income, itemized deductions, capital gains and losses. Helps to prepare students to meet
requirements for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ACCT 59B, California Income Tax
Lec-18 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: ACCT 59 or demonstration of exit skills

Study of California State Income Tax law, income tax problems, and preparation of California income tax returns.

CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
BOSS 2500, Business Math with Spreadsheets I

ADVISE: completion of or concurrent enrollment in: ESLN 3500

Students will to perform business calculations including discounts, commissions, markups/markdowns, credit charges, simple/compound interest, and future/present value of loans and annuities. This course includes manual and spreadsheet applications of each topic.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
BOSS 3500, Job Preparation

ADVISE: ESLN 3700 or TRST 3332; COMP 9905 or COMP 9245 or COMP 9921 or WOPR 9990

Improve the efficiency of job search strategies and develop methods for researching labor market data, including short term and long term employment projections, and local area employment opportunities. Self-assess strengths and communication skills, write resumes, cover letters and thank you letters, build interviewing skills, use the Internet to gather employment data where faster than average job growth is projected, and overview the importance customer service.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
BOSS 3502, Customer Service Principles & Soft Skills

ADVISE: ESLN 3700 or TRST 2322

This course focuses on retaining customers by establishing effective customer service practices. Topics include web-based customer service, electronic communication, the professional work ethic, customer loyalty, needs and wants of customers, difficult personalities, in-person customer service, business letters and emails, how to solve problems, and customer complaints. Students review interpersonal and soft skills.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
BOSS 4500, Business English I

ADVISE: ESLN 3800

Development of written business communication skills through strengthening business vocabulary, use of common sentence patterns, proper use of nouns, pronouns, determiners, and knowledge of online reference materials.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
BOSS 4501, Business English II

ADVISE: BOSS 4500

Continued development of written communication skills: punctuation, business vocabulary, varied sentence structure, proper use of verbs, adjectives and adverbs, and use of online office reference materials. Introduction to composing a business report.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
BOSS 4510, Business Communications

ADVISE: BOSS 4500 or ESLN 3800

A lecture-lab course to develop basic writing skills for the business world. Topics include the business writing process, various business audiences, and skills to improve writing, as well as practice writing emails, letters, instructions, and summaries.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
BOSS 4515, Business Writing for Digital Media

ADVISE: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in: BOSS 4510

A hands-on course to develop skills in business writing for digital platforms. Topics include the interactive nature of digital business communication, internet research, multi-media storytelling, writing for business websites, and business use of social media.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
BOSS 5500, Keyboarding for Computers

ADVISE: ESLN 3400

Students will acquire basic knowledge of the keyboard to interact more efficiently with desktop computers. Instruction covers introduction to the keyboard and development of basic keyboarding skills.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
BOSS 5506, Keyboarding: The Numeric Keypad

Emphasis on the development and mastery of the numeric keypad on the computer keyboard. Students will learn numeric key location, and develop speed and accuracy by touch. This course is useful for data entry accounting, administrative and office support positions requiring numeric input.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
BOSS 5506, Computer Keyboarding: The Numeric Keypad

Emphasis on the development and mastery of the numeric keypad on the computer keyboard. Students will learn numeric key location; develop speed and accuracy by touch. This course is useful for data entry, accounting, administrative and office support positions requiring numeric input.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
BOSS 6500, Business Data Entry w/ Introduction to Medisoft

ADVISE: ESLN 3600 or placement in ESLN 3700

Project-based data entry course to provide fundamental skills needed for Medisoft courses and noncredit certificate. Data entry activities into Medisoft with emphasis on the importance of data accuracy, consistency, and completeness.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit

Formerly COMP 9908

BOSS 6501, Business Medical Office Applications using Medisoft Level 1

ADVISE: BOSS 6500; ESLN 3600 or placement in ESLN 3700

This course introduces the Medisoft business software application, an industry-standard database used in most medical business offices. This hands-on course provides students the opportunity to learn the procedures of recordkeeping and billing in Medisoft to appropriately enter and retrieve confidential medical records and information.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
BOSS 6502, Business Office Skills using Medisoft Level 2

ADVISE: ESLN 3600 or placement in ESLN 3700; BOSS 6501

This course covers administrative duties and skills in the Medisoft business software application needed for successful completion of the Medisoft for Business Certificate. Topics include appointment scheduling, preparing reports, maintaining patient information, generating bills, maintaining inventory, and preparing assignments.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
BOSS 6503, Medisoft Simulated Office Practice Level 3

ADVISE: ESLN 3600 or placement in ESLN 3700; BOSS 6502

This course expands on the administrative duties and skills in the Medisoft business software application needed to apply and/or integrate them to produce real-world business medical simulation projects. This is the last required course for completion for the Medisoft for Business Certificate. Topics includes printing customized Medisoft reports, processing patient payments, and submitting insurance claims.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
BSEN 70, Grammar and Writing Essentials for Business
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

English

An intensive review of grammar and punctuation usage in business communication. Practice in writing effective business documents such as letters, memos, e-mail messages, and social media messages using well-constructed sentences and paragraphs. Practice in applying editing and proofreading skills.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
BSEN 74, Written Business Communication
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: BSEN 70 or ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

Extensive practice in writing and editing business letters, memorandums, e-mail messages, social media messages, and other business documents. Class discussions on style, structure, goals of written business communication, and cultural diversity in business. Practice in using appropriate vocabulary and tone in business documents.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
BSEN 76, Business and Technical Report Writing
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: BSEN 70 or ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

Produce business and technical reports that present ideas clearly and persuasively, solve problems, and evaluate alternatives. Apply techniques of primary and secondary research. Present data accurately in business and technical reports. Explore collaborative tools for the report-writing demands of the digital workplace.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
BSL 1, Business Law I
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

The nature, purpose, and sources of law; the historical development of the law and its function with respect to society and business; contracts, agency, tort, criminal law, business ethics, corporation, partnership and legal concepts.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly CLW 18

BSL 2, Business Law 2
Lec-52.5

PREREQ.: BSL 1

Sales, regulation of business, real property, community property, environmental law, employment law, bailment law, wills and trusts, and security regulations.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly CLW 19

BSMA 68, Mathematics of Business
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: (MATH 30 or MATH 43 or MATH 75) Completion of or concurrent enrollment in: (MABS 60 or MABS 101)

A study of mathematical problems in business including Accounting (payroll, depreciation, inventory, financial statements), Finance (Investments, Time Value of Money, simple and compound interest), Marketing (metrics, ROI), and the use of graphs and tables. While this class will include a basic introduction to performing calculations using spreadsheet software, no background is required.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
COMP 9000, Supervised Training of Computer Applications for Business

COREQ.: Concurrent enrollment in a Business course

Academic support for currently enrolled Business Department students in an instructor-supervised computer lab. Students work on assignments given in other Business Department credit and noncredit classes. Instructors assist students with computer skills and assignment content to achieve academic course learning outcomes.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9245, Computer Literacy - Basic Level

ADVISE: ESLN 3560 or TRST 1322

Essential computer concepts and techniques for the beginning computer user, including how to use a Windows or Mac-based operating system. Introduction to the internet and email basics with an overview of business office productivity tools.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9857, MS Office Business Applications with Simulated Projects

A comprehensive introduction of Microsoft Office business applications-Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, and PowerPoint. Students will learn the fundamental features and functions of these applications and apply and/or integrate them to produce real-world business projects.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9894, Microsoft Access Essentials

ADVISE: COMP 9905 or equivalent, ESL Levels 5/6

Microsoft Access Essentials I is an introduction to using database software and terminology. Students learn to create the structure of the database, create tables, queries, forms, and reports. Additionally, students learn to create relationships between tables, modify tables, design and establish query criteria, and customize forms and reports.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9899, Electronic Publishing for Business I

ADVISE: ESLN 3700 and COMP 9245 or COMP 9905 or COMP 9967

Electronic publishing for the business office using such programs as Microsoft Publisher or Adobe InDesign. Students will create and manage business documents for print or electronic distribution including business newsletters, postcards, interactive forms, flyers, and web publications. Students develop page layouts, edit text, optimize bitmaps, correct simple spelling, punctuation, and grammar errors in the development of business documents.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9900, Microsoft Excel for Business I

ADVISE: ESLN 3600

A beginning course to analyze and solve business-related problems using Microsoft Excel. Topics include set up and customize a spreadsheet; create and manage charts; create simple formulas, and use functions.This course helps students prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist Excel certification exam.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9901, Microsoft Access for Business I

PREREQ.: COMP 9905 ADVISE: ESLN 3600

Students learn database design guidelines to create the structure of the database, which allows them to create tables, queries, forms, and reports for business data. Students learn to edit tables, design and establish query criteria, and customize forms and reports.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9903, Software Essentials

ADVISE: ESLN 3700 or TRST 2322; COMP 9245 or COMP 9905

An overview course that introduces students to current business software, including, but
not limited to Windows/Mac operating systems, MS Office (word processing,
spreadsheets, databases, presentations), internet and email, cloud based business
productivity tools, computerized accounting, business graphics or desktop publishing
software, Web authoring and animation software, and business multimedia software.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9904, Microsoft Excel for Business II

ADVISE: ESLN 3600; COMP 9900

This is an intermediate course to analyze and solve business-related problems using Microsoft Excel.Topics include creating and managing tables, using conditional and text functions, organizing large worksheets, inserting macros, and using pivot tables.This course helps students prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist Excel Core and Excel Expert certification exam.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9905, Computer Basics for Business

ADVISE: ESLN 3700

An introduction for beginning computer students to computer concepts and techniques used in business. Topics include navigating an operating system and organizing and managing files as well as Internet, email, and a brief introduction of the MS Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9905, Intro to Windows for MS Office Applications

ADVISE: ESLN 5/6

An introduction to computer concepts and techniques for beginning computer students. Students will learn to use the Windows operating system to organize and manage data, resources and Office applications. A brief introduction of the Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access, and a unit on Internet and E-mail is included.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9907, Electronic Publishing for Business II

ADVISE: ESLN 3700; COMP 9933; COMP 9245 or COMP 9905

This course further develops electronic publishing by enhancing business office publications and making them interactive using such programs as Microsoft Publisher, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Acrobat Professional. Students deconstruct business documents and templates, create a business office newsletter, business posters, interactive business registration forms, upload files and folders in a cloud-based drive, and import/export documents in various file formats.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9908, Computer & Web-based Applications

ADVISE: TRST 4601 or ESLV 3821; BOSS 5500 or 25 net wpm keyboarding; Any hands-on introductory computer course of at least 27 hours or equivalent experience

Use of the latest state-of-the art computer and/or web-based software and its applications for business and office procedures. Students work with industry-specific software and explore new features in the latest version of an older software release. Instructor led demonstration with individual work, group work, data entry, and one-on-one tutoring as needed.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9909, Microsoft Excel for Business III

ADVISE: ESLN 3700; COMP 9904

Students learn advanced spreadsheets formulas and formatting techniques and will concentrate on various Excel applications including formula auditing, PivotTables, PivotCharts, and troubleshooting formulas.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9910, Microsoft Access for Business II

PREREQ.: COMP 9901 ADVISE: ESLN 3600 and COMP 9905

Students create custom reports, forms and combination Main Form/SubForm for business data. Data searches with multiple criteria using Queries and column sorts. Display data through PivotTables and PivotCharts. Create easy access to database objects by using Macros to design and develop a switchboard.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9912, PC Upgrade and Optimization

ADVISE: COMP 9245; ESLN 3600

An overview course that introduces students to the basic concepts of computer components, installing and uninstalling Microsoft Office application software, installing device drivers, installation and use of antivirus and spyware, and install memory cards.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9917, Building Individual Websites

ADVISE: ESLN 3700; COMP 9905

Fundamentals of website content management and blogging tools for creation of an individual or business website. Students will create an individual or business website or blog. Students will develop, organize, format, manage, and publish content to the web using WordPress.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9918, Building Business Web Sites

ADVISE: ESLN 3700; COMP 9905

An introductory hands-on project based website development course for the business
office. Students will plan, format, develop, and test a basic business website using
Adobe website development tools and online website builders without coding. Students will add text, images, media, widgets, navigation elements, and links to a website. Topics include adding basic e-business and e-commerce functions to a website.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9919, Using Dreamweaver for Basic Business Web Pages

ADVISE: ESLN 3600 and COMP 9905 or COMP 9245

Developing and maintaining a personal or business website using HTML and CSS built-in functions of Adobe Dreamweaver. Topics include new website definition, creating and editing the site, adding pages, links, images, text, and media. Beginning through intermediate skills are taught.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9920, Using SharePoint Designer (Expression Web) for Basic Web Pages

ADVISE: Windows OS Basics, ESL level 6 or above

Instruction to Microsoft SharePoint Designer (Expression Web) web authoring tool to create a personal or business website. Topics include new site creation, editing, and maintaining the site, image and text insertions, publishing a site, and using tables, divs and forms.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9921, The Internet and Social Customer Service

ADVISE: Windows OS Basics, ESL level 6 or above

Introductory course provides increased focus on Internet research skills, including search topics to expand on concepts or find the most recent information about a topic. This course provides a broad understanding of the most up-to-date functions, email and Internet resources, and topics such as social media customer service.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9921, Introduction to Internet and Email for Business

ADVISE: ESLN 3700 or TRST 2322

Introductory course on internet and email. Topics include business email, browser features, navigating the web, cloud computing services, and web research skills.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9922, Adobe Apps for Bus/Web Presentations

ADVISE: COMP 9905; ESLN 3700

Introduces business students to the basic concepts of creating interactive business website presentations using Adobe Creative Cloud software. Students learn introductory techniques for creating interactive content for advertising and marketing promotions. Students view their work in the browser or in web pages.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9928, PowerPoint for Business

ADVISE: ESLN 3700 or TRST 2322; COMP 9245

The course is designed for the office business professional or other computer user. Topics include creating a PowerPoint slide show, adding visuals to enhances a slide show, customizing a presentation, and delivering a presentation.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9932, Excel for Accounting Principles

ADVISE: ACBO 9203, Windows OS Basics, ESL level 6 or above

Instruction in the utilization of Microsoft Excel (spreadsheet software) as it relates to accounting principles. Students will have practice in formatting, formulas, and functions, charts/graphs, worksheet manipulation, database and macro commands.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9933, Building Business Web Pages with Adobe Web Standard-Level I

ADVISE: ESLN 3600 and (COMP 9905 or COMP 9245)

Project-oriented approach to developing a business website using various Adobe web development software applications. Topics include types and functions of software applications; creating and formatting web pages with text, graphics, and media; adding forms and interactivity, and integration of output from several software applications into a single website project.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9934, Building Business Web Pages with Adobe Web Standard-Level II

PREREQ.: COMP 9933 or COMP 9919 or COMP 9918 ADVISE: ESLN 3600 and COMP 9905

Project-oriented approach using Adobe web development software for the development of e-business and mobile websites. Topics include: further development of business websites by adding business functions to a website such as website analytics, search engine optimization, and e-business and shopping cart widgets; optimizing web pages for mobile devices; creating a mobile website; and creating a responsive website.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9935, Business Web Graphics

ADVISE: ESLN 3600 and COMP 9245; and knowledge of Windows OS basics or COMP 9905

Create business web graphics and business web media using Adobe web graphics and web authoring tools. Create, edit, manage, and optimize vector and bitmap images for web pages. Topics include creation of a custom webpage layout, creation of web page banners, web page backgrounds, and adding digital media to a web page. Creation of a web page layer comp with navigational elements.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9936, Outlook for Office Support

ADVISE: Windows OS Basics, ESL level 6 or above

A hands-on lecture and lab course that introduces Outlook-Microsoft's desktop information management application. Topics include e-mail basics, creating a personal schedule, task list and a contact list using Outlook's features of Contacts, Calendar, Inbox, and Tasks.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9941, Computer Applications - Self-Paced

ADVISE: ESLN 3600 or TRST 2322; WOPR 9996 or COMP 9904 or COMP 9910 or COMP 9928; COMP 9936; ACBO 9209

A self-paced computer software course that supports the attainment of an industry standard certificate as a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) or Intuit QuickBooks Certified User (QBCU). Students will complete real-world simulated projects using Gmetrix and Certiport software in one selected core area: MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, MS Outlook, or Intuit QuickBooks.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit

Students train, test, and attain an industry recognized certification in one of the following products using Gmetrix software: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, or QuickBooks. Gmetrix and Certiport or certification tools used for training and testing purposes. 800 score recommended for advancement to proctored Certiport exam.

COMP 9942, Microcomputer Lab

COREQ.: Concurrent enrollment in any Business Department course

Instructor-supervised computer lab for currently enrolled Business Department students. Students work independently on assignments given in other Business Department credit and noncredit courses.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9947, Windows Folder & File Concepts

ADVISE: ESLN 3560

Fundamentals of efficient management of electronic files/folders in a business office
using a Windows or Mac based operating system. Students create file and folder naming
conventions, learn to view and navigate through levels of folders, setup a cloud storage
system, and organize folders in removable storage devices.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9952, Internet & E-mail for the Business Office

ADVISE: COMP 9942 or COMP 9905 or COMP 9947; ESLN 3600

Introductory course to provide familiarity of the Internet and email. Topics covered includes an introduction to the Internet and email, browser features, navigating the web, cloud computing services, and evaluating websites for clarity, content, and credibility.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9959, Photoshop Essentials

ADVISE: TRST 2322 or ESLN 3700 or placement in ESLN 3800; COMP 9245 or COMP 9905

Fundamental digital image software course. Students learn to organize and digitally edit business office images for web page development, and electronic publishing. Students repair exposure problems, create selections, auto correct, reframe, retouch, recompose, and share and export image files in various file formats.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit

This course is not intended for students interested in graphic design and web design. Please see programs/courses in Visual Media Design Department".

COMP 9964, Microsoft Outlook Essentials

ADVISE: COMP 9905, ESL Level 5/6 or above

Hands-on lecture/lab introduces the business student to the basics of Outlook-Microsoft's desktop information management application. Students will explore the basic concepts of using Outlook for email; create contact lists, task lists, calendars, and appointments.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9967, Google Apps for Business I

ADVISE: ESLN 3700; COMP 9905 or COMP 9245; COMP 9921

Google Apps for Business I is a hands-on course that introduces students to cloud-based file storage, email, security, file management, Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Calendar, Blogger, and group collaboration. Students learn to share docs, collaborate in groups, develop error free blog posts, memo, cover letter, and a personal budget, and migrate and convert Microsoft Office documents into to Google Docs, Sheets, and Presentations, and archive them in the Google Drive.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9968, Google Apps for Business II

ADVISE: ESLN 3700 and COMP 9245 or COMP 9905

Google Apps for Business II is a hands-on course that introduces to data collection strategies using Google Forms and builds on existing understanding of cloud productivity tools. Students create and embed surveys into blogs, support content management, gather employee and client feedback, manage spreadsheets, back up assignments in the cloud, create archives, learn to connect and collaborate, encrypt, and share documents in the most common file formats.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9975, MS Office Applications I

ADVISE: ESLN 3600 and COMP 9905 and COMP 9947 and COMP 9952 or equivalent skills

An introduction to Microsoft Office applications in Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Topics include Microsoft Office basics, formatting business letters, creating and editing worksheets and databases, PowerPoint presentations, and additional hands-on simulated projects.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9976, MS Office Applications II

ADVISE: ESLN 3600 and COMP 9975 or or equivalent skills

An intermediate level course of Microsoft Office applications in Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Topics include creating a flyer and table in Word, analyzing data in Excel, creating forms and reports in Access, and building a PowerPoint presentation with animation, tables, and charts. The integration of Microsoft Office applications is introduced.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9977, Microsoft OneNote

ADVISE: ESLN 3500 or placement in ESLN 3600

A hands-on course that introduces Microsoft OneNote, a free-form information gathering and multi-user collaboration software. Students will use this electronic notebook to create and gather notes, drawings, screen clippings and audio and video commentaries to share with other OneNote users over the Internet or on a network.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ENTR 101, Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

This course provides a practical and experience-centric approach to entrepreneurship. This practice-based method focuses on nurturing an entrepreneurial mindset and skill set, and equips students with tools to bring one�s idea from concept to launch.
The course promotes active learning and engagement with the realities of entrepreneurship, encouraging entrepreneurial thinking beyond just learning the concepts of planning, funding, pitching and marketing their creative ideas.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ENTR 102, Applied Design Thinking for Entrepreneurship
Lec-26.25 field trips P/NP Available

PREREQ.: DSGN 105; Completion of or concurrent enrollment in: ENTR 101

Preparation for collaborative forms of interaction and idea generation that allow for innovative solutions using design thinking, a major driver for strategic differentiation and competitive advantage among firms. Explore technology and radical innovation as forces behind the transformation of leading industries and their entrepreneurial value.

CSU
Units: 1.5
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
FIN 110, Principles of Risk Management
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: (MATH 30 or MATH 43 or MATH 45)

The fields of risk, risk management, and insurance, including the legal elements of risk and contracts. Designed for any business student who is interested in learning about risk management, legal contracts, and financial risk, as well as those interested in the insurance industry.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
FIN 130, Principles of Bank Operations
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

Fundamentals of bank functions; operations involving day-to-day banking activities: various bank services such as deposits, loans, trust, and international; legal aspects of banking; the Federal Reserve System and related regulatory controls.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
FIN 133, Money and Banking
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

The nature and significance of money in both a historical and contemporary sense. Emphasis on the commercial banking process and the Federal Reserve. Financial institutions other than commercial banks; international payment problems.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
FIN 136, Personal Financial Planning
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: BSMA 68

Personal financial planning is critical. This class will help you develop financial plans in your personal life to buy a house and invest, and understand the importance of starting to save for retirement right away. It will introduce you to important Finance topics such as insurance, taxes. The class is also a useful introduction to Finance for those pursuing academic goals in business.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Not intended for students who have taken FIN 136M.

FIN 136M, Personal Financial Planning - Math Emphasis
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: MATH 40

Personal financial planning is critical. Learn to develop financial plans for your personal life such as buying a house, investing, evaluating insurance, paying taxes, and starting to save for retirement right away. Includes rigorous application of linear, algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic functions with applications to personal finance and is useful preparation for university-level classes in Finance.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

For a less mathematically rigorous approach to Personal Finance see FIN 136 (which does not fulfill CSU Area B4).

FIN 138, Principles of Investment
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: BSMA 68; ESL 186 or ENGL 88 or placement in ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

The principles and practices in the investment field and successful investment policies for the individual investor are studied, serving as a good practical application as well as good preparation for higher-level classes. This will include establishing an investment program, sources of investment information, tools utilized in security and market analysis, and an analysis of securities markets and institutions.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
GNBS 100, Essential Skills for Business Professionals
Lec-17.5 P/NP Available

Students will learn effective communication, problem solving and decision making, positive attitude and taking initiative, teamwork and collaboration. All of these are essential skills for business.

CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
GNBS 119, Introduction to Business
Lec-52.5

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

Overview of the functional areas of business -- including marketing, human resources, finance, accounting, operations, and management -- within a socially responsible global business environment. In addition, provides an overview of small business and entrepreneurship, ethics, economics, international business, and e-commerce.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
GNBS 120, Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or BSEN 74 or readiness for college-level English

This course emphasizes the centrality of ethical values such as honesty, trust, respect, and fairness in the context of individual and organizational effectiveness. Become a more effective decision maker by examining the role and the social responsibility of ethics in the business environment.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
GNBS 125, Green & Sustainable Business
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

This course examines the environmental profiles of the major business segments. Introduction to the major concepts of green business, including natural capitalism, the costs and benefits of green business, and how green technologies can improve competitiveness and profitability.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
GNBS 127, Green & Sustainable Operations Management
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

This course examines the environmental impact of the functional areas of an organization and focuses on applying models for sustainability. Teaches important tools, including triple bottom line accounting, natural capitalism, social responsibility, and applying 'just in time' principles in a business environment.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
INTR 162, Introduction to International Business
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

This course provides an overview of international business focusing on global perspective of international trade and investment, financial markets, business issues and strategies in the global economy, international marketing and business operations of multinational corporations.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly Survey of International Business

INTR 163, International Marketing
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

Marketing execution in an international environment. Impact of cultural, economic, legal, and political environments on creating, pricing, promoting, and distributing products/services. Role of global trade organizations on international marketing strategy.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
INTR 167, International Business Law
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

An introduction to the legal aspects of International Business, including U.S. trade laws, contracts, transactions, technology transfers, intellectual property protection, shipping documents, insurance, finance, economic communities, and dispute resolution.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly titled International Law

INTR 170, International Business Finance
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

An introduction to the financial decisions impacting International Business, including assessing the current economic environment, computing foreign exchange rates, analyzing foreign exchange risks, learning how to calculate time value of money of global assets, and considering current and prior issues impacting international finance.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
INTR 172, International E-Business: Resources and Tools
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: MABS 30 or equivalent keyboarding and computer skills; ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

A practical exploration of conducting successful international business using the tools and resources of today's Internet, including E-commerce marketing, product and trade data access, search engines, web site alternatives, transportation tracking, governmental resources and assistance, electronic submission of customs documentation, electronic payments, internet software tools and business related hardware options.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
INTR 173, Export-Import
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

An introduction to the concepts of international export and import practices, including identifying foreign markets, export and import regulations, channels of distribution, tariffs, evaluating functions of U.S. Customs and freight forwarders, and evaluating payment methods including letters of credit and currency exchange.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MABS 30, Computer Keyboarding
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ESL 184 or placement in ESL 186 or higher

Students learn to keyboard by touch on the computer for efficiency in executing routine business tasks. Topics include searching the Internet, maintaining electronic files, and using business applications. Course also includes basic computer concepts of hardware, software, and the operating system.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MABS 35, Keyboarding: Speedbuilding
Lab-87.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: MABS 30

Keyboarding skill development on computer keyboard with associated software, emphasizing proper tecnique to develop speed and accuracy. Drills target individual student deficiencies. Develop proper touch control of entire computer keyboard (including alphabetic, number, and symbol keys; numeric keypad) with proper control of the Space Bar, Enter, Tab, and Shift keys.

CSU
Units: 1.5
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MABS 50, Microsoft Outlook and OneNote
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

An introduction to the features of Microsoft Outlook and OneNote. Students learn to manage messages, appointments, tasks and contact lists, and customize Outlook for the workplace. Emphasis is placed on the advanced features of Outlook for communication, sharing information, and productivity within a business. Students also learn to organize projects and share notes and ideas using Microsoft OneNote. This course prepares students for the Microsoft Office Specialist exam for Microsoft Outlook.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MABS 55, Microsoft Office and QuickBooks Prep
Lec-35 field trips P/NP Available

PREREQ: MABS 50 or MABS 67 or MABS 70 or MABS 75 or MABS 101 or MABS 202 or MABS 391

This course trains students to use Gmetrix and Certiport software to prepare for and attain Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and/or QuickBooks industry standard certification. Students will complete real-world simulated projects using in their selected core areas: QuickBooks, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, and/or MS Outlook.

CSU
Units: 2
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MABS 60, Introduction to Computer Applications for Business
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: MABS 30

Introduction to the concepts and skills required for using computer applications for business. Includes fundamental concepts of hardware, the operating system, and the most frequently used office applications: word processing, electronic spreadsheet, database management, presentations, web browsers, and email.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MABS 62, Computer Applications for Business on Mac
Lec-52.5 field trips P/NP Available

ADVISE: MABS 30; ENGL 88 or ESL 186 or placement in ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

Essential concepts and skills course required for using computer applications in Mac business environments. Includes fundamental concepts of hardware, the operating system, office software and cloud-based productivity applications in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook. Students manage e-mail and calendars and create cloud-based storage file management structures.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MABS 67, Database for Business/Microsoft Access
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: MABS 30

Introduction to dynamic relational database management using Microsoft Access. This course provides in-depth coverage of the concepts and techniques required to create, manage, format, modify, and configure Access database objects. Topics covered include creating tables with fields, defining table relationships, constructing queries, designing custom forms, and custom reports. Course completion will assist in the preparation for the Microsoft Office Specialist MS Access certification exams.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MABS 70, QuickBooks for Small Business
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: MABS 60 and BSMA 68

An introduction to QuickBooks desktop accounting software designed for small businesses. Topics include setting up a new company; recording sales and purchases; processing payroll and inventory; generating financial statements, and to assist in the preparation for the QuickBooks Certified User Desktop certification exam. Customizing and integrating QuickBooks desktop with Microsoft Excel and Word are also introduced.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MABS 75, QuickBooks Online for Small Business
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: MABS 60 and BSMA 68

An introduction to QuickBooks Online (QBO) a cloud-based accounting subscription service designed for small businesses. Topics include setting up a new company; recording sales and purchases; processing payroll and inventory; generating financial statements; evaluating QBO mobile and third party apps; and to assist in the preparation for the QuickBooks Certified User Online certification exam. Customizing and integrating QBO with Microsoft Excel and Word are also introduced.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MABS 101, Microsoft Excel
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: MABS 30

This course provides in-depth coverage of the concepts and techniques required to use Microsoft Excel to create spreadsheets to express, analyze, and solve business-related problems, and to assist in the preparation for the Microsoft Office Specialist Excel certification exam.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MABS 150, Project Management with Microsoft Project
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: MABS 60

Plan, implement, and manage projects using Microsoft Project. Create and share a project schedule, create tasks and resources, track costs and resources, produce reports, and keep projects on track.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MABS 202, PowerPoint Presentations
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: MABS 25 or MABS 30

Introduction to the concepts and skills required for creating business presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint. Topics include planning an effective presentation, developing on-screen slides; inserting pictures, tables, charts, and diagrams in to slides; and constructing a slide show with animation, transitions, sound, and timings.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MABS 391, Word Processing/Microsoft Word
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: MABS 30 or 35 or ability to type at least 35 words per minute with no more than one error per minute ADVISE: ESL 186 or placement in ESL 188

Experience creating and editing documents using Microsoft Word including paragraph and page formatting; proofing tools, tables, styles, columns, mail merge, headers/footers. Advanced features include building blocks, references, sharing/protecting documents.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly WDPR 391.

MABS 406, Developing Web Sites-Dreamweaver
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: MABS 60

Experience in developing and maintaining a business website with HTML and CSS. Topics include tables, page divisions, links, image, forms, and built-in JavaScript behaviors.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MABS 408, Website Builder for Business Portfolio / Productivity
Lec-52.5 field trips P/NP Available

ADVISE: MABS 60 and BSEN 70

This course will provide students with an overview of webpage development using drag and drop website builders. Assignments will focus on online website builders, cloud-based productivity tools, and software applications available to users as and when needed for specific temporary projects, known or unexpected business workloads, and portfolio development.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MABS 409, Developing Business Websites - Adobe Muse
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: MABS 60 and BSEN 70

Fundamentals of custom business website development without coding using Adobe Muse web development software. Topics include tools that create and format web pages, add text, images, media, and widgets, add basic e-business functions, optimize layouts for mobile devices, and create a responsive business website.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MABS 410, Photoshop and Acrobat for Business
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: MABS 60; BSEN 70

Create, edit, organize, and optimize web images and documents using industry standard programs Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Acrobat. Topics include digital image editing, automation batch tools, document manipulation and conversion, optical character recognition (OCR), encryption, and interactive forms, and portable document format. Produce business office materials for outreach, social networks, electronic publications, print and web, and documents for use in content management systems (CMS).

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MABS 412, Mobile Apps for Business
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: BSEN 74

Overview of industry standard mobile apps and tools used to perform, transform, and manage business processes, services, operations, and functions. Topics include building an effective mobile business strategy, improving productivity, enhancing customer experience, promoting a business through mobile operations, and utilizing mobile apps for communications, productivity, planning, organizing, billing, payments, sales, marketing, and mobile e-business applications.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MABS 413, E-Commerce Apps for Entrepreneurial Business
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: MABS 60; BSEN 70

This course will survey contemporary e-commerce apps, marketplaces, and platforms that facilitate entrepreneurial business success. Topics include planning, marketing, and managing business products and services with specific e-commerce apps. Students will be able to identify the most appropriate e-business options and e-commerce apps for a given business function.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MGT 231, Introduction to Supervision and Management
Lec-52.5

Concepts of supervision and management including planning, organizing, recruiting, training, decision-making, communication, employee relations, motivation, discipline, rewards/incentives, and grievances.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly SUPV 231

MGT 232, Organizational Behavior for Supervisors
Lec-52.5

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

Concepts and principles of human relations in organizations, including application of motivational theory, group dynamics, managing change, leadership styles, training, and organizational development.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly SUPV 232

MGT 233, Human Resources Management
Lec-52.5

ADVISE: BSEN 74 or ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

This course focuses on 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
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly SUPV 233

MGT 234, Communication for Business Management
Lec-52.5

ADVISE: BSEN 74

Students will learn concepts, strategies, and models to help improve communication skills. This course encompasses topics such as cultural diversity, critical thinking, ethical communication, listening skills, communicating in managerial and leadership roles, managing conflicts, communicating in teams and groups, technology in communication, and public presentations. Students will understand the importance of effective communication in the workplace.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly SUPV 234

MGT 235, Organizational Leadership
Lec-52.5

ADVISE: BSEN 74 or ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

This course explores collaborative and inclusive leadership and management styles along with the vision and values needed to effectively lead successful organizations. Examines strategies for developing and encouraging skills that enable leaders and managers to succeed in business, government, nonprofits, education, and community-based organizations.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly SUPV 235

MGT 236, Women Leaders at Work
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

This course explores women's leadership, management, and communication styles and the vision and values women leaders bring to an effective environment in business, education, government and community organizations. Examines strategies for developing and encouraging skills that enable and allow women leaders and managers to succeed.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly SUPV 236

MGT 238, Introduction to Employment Law
Lec-52.5 field trips

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or BSEN 74 or readiness for college-level English

This course covers the basic framework of employment law domestically and globally focusing on the layers of employee and employer rights. This course addresses key employment law requirements in the United States and also provide guidance on the implementation of employment policies and practices in countries with different legal systems. Students will understand how to deal effectively with labor-related legal issues in the workplace.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MRKT 122, Professional Selling
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

The fundamentals of selling in a professional environment. Students learn to identify target markets, prospect for clients, write a sales plan, develop a sales strategy, identify and resolve conflicts of interest, make an oral presentation, respond effectively to objections, ask for a commitment, and manage a sales force.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MRKT 140, Introduction to Marketing
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

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
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Required for all Marketing majors.

MRKT 145, Computer Marketing Applications
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

Introduction to desktop publishing and presentation software using Microsoft Office professional applications and web-based tools. Design and create professional marketing materials such as newsletters, brochures, flyers, logos, business forms, and animated slideshow presentations.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MRKT 150, Consumer Behavior
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

Introduction to the core concepts and applications of contemporary consumer behavior. Consumer behavior topics include needs and motives, personality, perception, learning, attitudes, cultural influence that lead to understanding consumer decision-making and behavior. Explores the impact of consumer behavior on marketing strategies and promotional tactics.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MRKT 170, Advertising and Integrated Marketing Communication
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

Exploration of the role of advertising and integrated marketing communications in the marketplace. Working knowledge of the following areas associated with the advertising industry: Target marketing, ad agency organizations and operations, media strategies, use of television, radio, outdoor advertising, online and social media, print media, sales promotions, and alternative advertising.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Required for all Marketing and Fashion Merchandising majors.

MRKT 180, Social Media Marketing
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

This course is designed to build students� social media marketing skills by working on projects that give students hands on experience implementing social media marketing campaigns and strategies. Topics include integrating targeted social media platforms into a marketing plan, creating social media marketing campaigns, and measuring the success of campaign efforts. Upon completion, students will be able leverage and integrate social media to promote products, services and brands.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PLS 1, Introduction to Paralegal Studies
Lec-52.5

PREREQ.: ENGL 1A

Study of the code of ethics in the legal profession; the steps to file a lawsuit; the California and federal court systems; the areas of torts, contracts, property law, and criminal law and procedure; the role of a paralegal; and the operations of a law office

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PLS 2, Legal Research and Writing I
Lec-52.5

PREREQ.: ENGL 1A

Study and practice of written, verbal, electronic communication and legal research techniques and styles used in today's law offices. Students will also be required to research online and using print, Shepardize, and cite properly their sources.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PLS 3, Legal Research and Writing II
Lec-52.5

PREREQ.: PLS 1 and PLS 2

This course teaches students how to research more effectively using both online and print sources, how to cite check and shepardize, and how to argue persuasively via two types of legal memoranda.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PLS 4, Litigation I
Lec-52.5

PREREQ.: PLS 1 and PLS 2

This course teaches students how to gather the information and draft the pleadings to commence a lawsuit in court or respond to a lawsuit.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PLS 5, Litigation II
Lec-52.5

PREREQ.: PLS 3 and PLS 4

This course focuses on the discovery, trial, and post-trial phases of a lawsuit and the role of a paralegal in each phase.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PLS 6, Law Office Management and Procedures
Lec-52.5

PREREQ.: PLS 3 and PLS 4 ADVISE: MABS 60

This course covers law office management systems, personnel management, accounting, and operations.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PLS 7, Corporate Law
Lec-52.5

PREREQ.: PLS 3

This course covers legal aspects of various business entities, including corporations, sole proprietorships, partnerships, and joint ventures and emphasizes the duties of a paralegal in forming, maintaining, and terminating the above entities.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PLS 9, Wills, Trusts, and Probate Administration
Lec-52.5

ADVISE: PLS 3

This course teaches the law of wills and trusts; the organization and jurisdiction of a California probate court; and the administration of estates in California probate courts, including gift inheritance and estate taxes.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PLS 12, Family Law
Lec-52.5

PREREQ.: PLS 3; PLS 4

This course covers the tasks associated with marital dissolutions such as the division of marital property and child custody as well as alternate family structures in today's society.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PLS 13, Intellectual Property
Lec-52.5

PREREQ: PLS 3 and PLS 4

This course focuses on the principles of intellectual property law in trademarks, copyrights, and patents including international conventions and the difference between ideas and expression of ideas, fair-use doctrine, trade secrets, and the notion of public domain.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PLS 14, Immigration Law
Lec-52.5

ADVISE: PLS 3

This course is a practice-oriented overview of immigration law and covers family and employment visas, political asylum, naturalization, non-immigrant visas, and removal.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PLS 16, Paralegal Work Experience
field trips

PREREQ: PLS 1 and PLS 2 and PLS 3 and PLS 4

Students will work with practicing attorneys and paralegals, apply the skills learned in the paralegal classes, and gain experience working in a legal environment.

CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Replaces PLS 16, PLS 18, and PLS 19

R E 181, Principles of Real Estate
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

Fundamental real estate course covering the basic laws and principles of California real estate; provides background and terminology necessary for advanced study in specialized courses. Designed to assist those preparing for the California state real estate salesperson licensing examination.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
R E 182, Escrow Fundamentals
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

Basic methods and techniques of real estate escrow procedures including legal responsibilities of individuals engaged in escrow work. Types of instruments used on the job and their preparation, closing statements, disbursements of funds, proration calculations, public and ethical responsibilities.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
R E 183, Real Estate Property Management
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 184 or readiness for college-level English

An introductory course dealing with property management and its relationship to agency and contracts in real estate. Topics include owner and tenant relations, marketing, leases and negotiation, financial aspects, maintenance and construction, types of managed property, property management economics, rent control, eviction, federal and state housing laws, insurance and risk management, environmental concerns, and safety issues.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
R E 184, Real Estate Practice
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 184 or placement in ESL 186 or readiness for college-level English

Day-to-day functions and operations of the real estate broker and salesperson. The duties and responsibilities of real estate brokerage including listing, prospecting, advertising, marketing, financing, sales techniques, escrow, ethics, and compliance of state and federal regulations.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
R E 185, Legal Aspects of Real Estate
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: R E 181; ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

A study of California real estate law covering agency, contracts, disclosures, landlord/tenant disputes, property taxes, common interest subdivisions, escrow and title insurance, as well as recent legislation governing real estate transactions.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
R E 186, Principles of Real Estate Finance
Lec-52.5

Analysis of real estate financing, including lending policies in financing residential, commercial and special purpose properties. Emphasis on various methods of financing and lending criteria.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
R E 187, Real Estate Taxation
Lec-52.5

ADVISE: R E 181; MATH 60; ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

This course encompasses Federal and California State income tax and other tax laws influencing the purchase, sale, exchange, and use of real property. Topics include depreciation, capital gains, installment sales, pre-paid interest, and tax saving opportunities. Tax planning, federal gift and estate taxes, and transfer taxes are explored.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
R E 189, Real Estate Economics
Lec-52.5

ADVISE: R E 181; ESL 186 or ENGL 88 or placement in ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

Use of economic analysis as the basis for prudent real estate purchases and investments. Students will explore the impact of financing and government policies with respect to investment markets. Review the economic advantages and disadvantages of various types of real estate purchases and investment.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
R E 191, Principles of Real Estate Appraisal
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

Basic course in real estate valuation with emphasis on residential property. Topics include valuation principles; the formal appraisal process; analysis of city, neighborhood and site data, architectural style analysis of improvement and residential construction classifications; depreciation; market data valuation; the sales comparison, cost and income approaches to value; reconciliation of approaches to final value conclusion; appraisal report formats and role of the professional appraiser.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
R E 192, Advanced Real Estate Appraisal
Lec-52.5

PREREQ.: R E 191

Advanced study in appraisal and valuation techniques with emphasis on income capitalization models to value multifamily residential,commercial, and industrial properties. The course reviews the formal appraisal process and basic real estate mathematics, financial functions of a dollar, and time value of money. Application of concepts in capitalization and reconstruction analysis, property operating statements, and the derivation and application of capitalization on yield rates.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
SMBS 135, Ownership and Operations of a Small Business
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

An introduction to organizing and managing a successful small business enterprise. Emphasis on formulating a business plan, preparing financial statements, conducting marketing research, finding sources of financing, developing marketing and business strategies, and responding to legal and ethical issues.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
SMBU 9419, Developing a Business Plan

ADVISE: ESLN 3700

For prospective and new business owners. Outlines the process of developing and pitching a business plan. Introduction to pitch decks and pitching strategies.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
SMBU 9467, Getting Started in Business

ADVISE: ESLN 3700

An overview of the considerations involved in starting a new business. Topics include entrepreneur and small business characteristics, evaluation of business idea, business licenses and permits, legal structures for business, and basic financial considerations.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
SMBU 9476, Green and Sustainable Small Business

ADVISE: ESLN 3700

An exploration of the major types of green certifications and the process of achieving them, as well as the obstacles and opportunities small businesses face in implementing and maintaining sustainable practices that are economically, ecologically, and socially sound.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
SMBU 9792, Small Business Management

An introduction to basic administration and management concepts and procedures for small business, including an overview of the rights and responsibilities of employees and employers.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
SMBU 9793, Small Business Marketing and Sales

ADVISE: ESLN 3700

A practical, targeted study of how to develop and implement a successful marketing strategy for small business.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
SMBU 9799, Technology for Small Business

An introduction to free cloud-based software tools for entrepreneurs engaging in business research and planning, website management, blogging, database creation, search engine optimization (SEO) and point of sale solutions.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
SMBU 9801, Communication and Management

ADVISE: ESLN 3700

Development of effective interpersonal communication skills in business settings, thinking strategically about communication as a future business owner. Introduction to communication guidelines and related issues and the opportunity to put those guidelines into practice.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
SMBU 9888, Small Business Funding

ADVISE: SMBU 9419; ESLN 3700

Exploration of ways entrepreneurs can raise startup capital for their small business funding, with pros and cons of each. Evaluation of a business idea for viability and fundability.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRTV 173, Destinations: Historical and Archaeological
Lec-52.5

An analysis of the historical and archaeological travel destinations of the world. Travelers want to find a connection to their heritage. Students learn all the "must see" places for the well-traveled. More people travel to historical and archaeological sites than any other segment of the travel industry.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
WKEX 333, General Work Experience
P/NP Only

PREREQ.: Approval of Business Department Work Experience Coordinator required

General work experience course designed for students who may not yet have selected a specific occupational goal but who are presently employed off campus. Through supervised employment, students can increase their workplace success by undertaking new or expanded responsibilities at their jobs and acquiring improved work habits and career-related skills. One unit of credit is earned for each 60 hours of unpaid work or 75 hours of paid work.

CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
WKEX 777, On-Campus Work Experience
P/NP Only

PREREQ.: Approval of Business Department Work Experience Coordinator required

General work experience course with supervised employment that involves classroom-based learning at an on-campus learning station related to the student's educational or occupational goal. The focus of the course varies according to the CCSF department in which the student works. One unit of credit is earned for each 60 hours of unpaid work or 75 hours of paid work.

CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
WOPR 9990, Word Processing (Multi Level)

ADVISE: TRST 2322 or ESLN 3600 or placement in ESLN 3700 (Intermediate High 7)

Beginning to advanced Microsoft Word course focusing on essential word processing skills as required in a business office. Students learn to prepare, format, maintain documents, create tables, merge documents, and create business letters, newsletters, and forms.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
WOPR 9995, Microsoft Word for Business I

ADVISE: ESLN 3600 or TRST 2322

A hands-on course introducing Microsoft Word word-processing software application. Topics include Microsoft Word basics, creating and maintaining documents, tables, forms and mail merge.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit

Formerly WOPR 9486

WOPR 9996, Microsoft Word for Business II

PREREQ.: WOPR 9995 ADVISE: ESLN 3600 or TRST 2322

Create custom documents containing a table of contents, sections, index references and an index. Students create macros, and learn techniques to collaborate effectively using features in Microsoft Word.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit