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Business

Business Division

BUS-10 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS
(Formerly BUS-40) 3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Advisories: ENGL-A, ENGL-41, ENGL-41L.
This foundation course is the only one giving an overview of all aspects of business. It covers economic foundations, business organization, and finance including accounting and computers. Production and marketing, management styles and principles, and human resource management are studied. An understanding of business and its relationship with social, political, legal, and international realms will be developed. (1/02)

BUS-18A BUSINESS LAW (CAN BUS 8)
4 units: 4 hours lecture.
Advisories: ENGL-A, ENGL-41, ENGL-41L.
This course is a study of legal principles that govern the conduct of business. Included in this study are surveys of the essential elements of legal history, jurisprudence, business crime, torts, contracts, agency relationships, UCC-sales, legal ethics, administrative law, labor and employment law, and the legal environment of international law. Introduction to legal research and brief writing is also included. (11/01)

BUS-18B BUSINESS LAW
3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: BUS-18A. Advisories: ENGL-A, ENGL-41, ENGL-41L.
This course is a study of law of personal property, bailments, real property, wills, estates, trusts, commercial paper, secured transactions, bankruptcies, partnerships, and corporations. Legal brief writing is included as part of the course. This course is recommended for students who are planning a career in the field of business. (11/01)

BUS-34 INVESTMENTS AND SECURITIES
3 units: 3 hours lecture. Advisories: ENGL-A, ENGL-41.
This course deals with the study of corporate stocks and bonds, time deposits, government securities, mutual funds, real estate, commodity futures, and various other types of investment media. The course will examine the basic concepts of investing, how to analyze the economy, how to analyze financial statements, and how to make investment decisions. (3/00) BUS-35 MONEY MANAGEMENT
3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Advisories: CPSC-30; ENGL-A, ENGL-41; MATH-80 or MATH-83.
This course offers instruction in principles and practices of business from the consumer's point of view. Areas of study include income and wealth distribution; occupational earnings; wise buying; consumer rights, legislation and protective agencies; credit and borrowing; financial services; automobiles; property liability, health, life and disability insurance; Social Security, pensions, annuities; housing; savings and investments; and taxes and estate planning. Field trips may be required. (12/03)

BUS-43 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION
3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: BUS-53. Advisories: ENGL-81, ENGL-83.
This course covers development of letter-, memo- and report-writing principles and techniques; development of general business vocabularies; and basic training in speaking, listening, and non-verbal communication in order to develop the skills needed in everyday communication in business. (12/00)

BUS-53 BUSINESS ENGLISH
(Formerly BUS-33) 3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Advisories: ENGL-81, ENGL-84.
This course covers the mechanics of English as specifically applied to the field of business. It covers sentence structure, spelling, punctuation, grammar, business vocabulary, and the application of appropriate writing techniques to business communication. (11/02)

BUS-70A-ZZ SPECIAL TOPICS IN BUSINESS
0.5 - 3 units: 0.5-3 hours lecture, 0-9 hours lab.
This is a course designed to address special topics in business to meet the current needs of students. It will provide the students with access to instruction that will assist them in acquiring the most up-to-date information possible in order to cope with the rapidly changing business and economic environment. (5/99)


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