General Business Courses

GNBS 100, Essential Skills for Business Professionals
Lec-17.5

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