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BUSN 1A Financial Accounting 4.00 Units
A study of accounting as an information system; examining why it's important, and how it's used by investors and creditors to make decisions. Includes the recording and reporting of business transactions with a focus on the accounting cycle, the application of generally accepted accounting principles, the classified financial statements for merchandising and service companies, and statement analysis. Also includes issues related to asset, liability and equity valuation; revenue and expense recognition, cash flow, internal controls and ethics. (Formerly Principles of Accounting 1A). Internet access is required for all BUSN 1A sections.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 1B Managerial Accounting 4.00 Units
A study of the use and reporting of accounting data for managerial planning, cost control, and decision making purposes. Includes broad coverage of concepts, structures, classifications, and behaviors of costs. Topics include; cost systems, job costing, process costing, activity based costing, relationship between cost, volume and profitability, relevant range, standard costing, profit planning and budgeting, static and flexible budgeting, responsibility accounting and segment reporting, absorption and variable costing and capital expenditure decisions. (Formerly Principles of Accounting 1B). Prerequisite: Business 1A (completed with a grade of ā€œCā€ or higher). Internet access is required for all BUSN 1B sections.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 18 Business Law 4.00 Units
A study of the legal environment of business. Covering laws and regulations impacting business decisions transactions. Introduction to the legal process. Topics include sources of legal concepts and ethics, criminal law, torts, contracts, consumer financial transactions, environment, competition, agency, criminal law, business organizations, and judicial and administrative processes. Strongly recommended: BUSN 40 and English 1A.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 20 International Business 3.00 Units
Exploration of major factors involved in developing international entrepreneurship. Includes an overview of economic, historical, technological, legal, environmental, and educational implications on entrepreneurship. Analyzes cultural differences, issues and trends, which influence entrepreneurship and business decision-making. Options for emerging markets; international marketing; manufacturing, physical distribution, and foreign investment options are explored along with State and federal resources available to facilitate importing and exporting. Strongly recommended: Business 40 and English 1A.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 29 Independent Study - Business .50 to 2.00 Units
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 30 Business Ethics and Society 3.00 Units
A survey of the past and current behavior of business in American society. Examines the ethical, political and social issues confronting organizations and the organizations' responsibilities and obligations in responding to them. Discusses the responsibility of business toward customers, employees, stockholders, competitors, suppliers, government and the community at large. Strongly Recommended: BUSN 40 with a minimum grade of C and Eligibility for ENG 1A
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 40 Introduction to Business 3.00 Units
A multidisciplinary examination and introduction to business operations within the U.S. and internationally. Provides an overview of global economic systems, business formations, business ethics and laws, general accounting practices and financing, facility location and layout, production, organizational structures and management functions. Fundamentals of risk management, marketing, human resources, and employee motivation are covered. Demonstrates how culture, society, and external business environments impact a business' ability to achieve its organizational goals. Strongly recommended: English 1A.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 43 Professional Communications 3.00 Units
This course applies the principles of ethical and effective communication to the creation of letters, memos, emails, and written and oral reports for a variety of business situations. The course emphasizes critical thinking, planning, organizing, composing, and revising business documents using word processing software for written documents and presentation-graphics software to create and deliver professional-level oral presentations. Additional focus will be placed on developing interpersonal skills, team participation skills, and technical report writing skills. Students who have completed or are in Computer Information Systems 43, Computer Networking Technology 43, or Computer Science 43 may not receive credit. Pre-requisite: English 1A
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 45 Entrepreneurship 3.00 Units
Explore the skills, aptitudes, and attitudes of individuals and teams engaged in entrepreneurial activities. Work with the various methods for recognizing business opportunities/ideas and develop selected portions of a business plan. Examine approaches to growing the business, and the mechanisms for operating a sound business.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 47 Supervisory Mgt/Direct Sup Svc 3.00 Units
Principles, functions, and responsibilities of effective supervisory management for direct support services organizations that serve disabled persons. Focus on the planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling aspects within an organization, including current trends and developments, ethics, advocacy, diversity, legal issues, decision making, problem solving, communications, leadership, training, employee evaluation, and team building. Strongly recommended: Eligibility for English 1A.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 48 Human Relations in Org. 3.00 Units
An introduction to the interpersonal skills needed in today's workplace with a focus on effective communication, decision making, cross cultural relations, diversity, resolving conflict, managing change, group dynamics, and ethical behavior.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 4901 Bus Intern Seminar/Admin Asst 1.00 Unit
Taken in conjunction with a Field Internship Placement BUSN 49.02, this seminar examines issues related to work and professional development. The seminar provides the context to reflect on concrete experiences at the internship site, and link these experiences to previously acquired, discipline-specific, classroom-based knowledge.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
Co-Requisites: BUSN 4902
 
BUSN 4902 Internship-Admin Assistant 1.00 to 3.00 Units
Taken in conjunction with Internship Seminar BUSN 49.01. The student is placed in a carefully structured work environment (5-15 hours per week) in their planned career field. The placement allows for the application of discipline-specific knowledge, skills and abilities gained in the classroom. Most internships are paid (rates will vary). Enrollment contingent upon the availability of internship sites, and meeting of all requirements of the Internship Seminar Course BUSN 49.01.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
Co-Requisites: BUSN 4901
 
BUSN 51A General Accounting I 3.00 Units
Bookkeeping practice; debit and credit practice; books of original entry; ledgers, working papers, adjusting and closing entries; income statement, balance sheet, and statement of owners' equity, cash, payroll, special journals, merchandising firms.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 52 Business Communications 3.00 Units
Study of communication functions, choices, and roles for professionals that help remove barriers. Practice in using verbal, nonverbal and writing skills to communicate one- on-one, in groups and electronically. Cross-cultural communications, face-to-face and online meetings management, delegating work assignments, planning, problem solving, conferences, employee counseling and making oral presentations. Strongly recommended: Eligibility for English 1A.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 53 Business Correspondence 3.00 Units
Development of skills for composing general business correspondence to a variety of audiences including multiple levels within an organization and cross cultural communications. Crafting messages , including e-mail, administrative communications, technical reports, meeting agendas, and meeting minutes. Determining the appropriate media for the communication, correct writing style, and level of terminology within the message. Emphasis on appropriate English grammar, spelling, on-line line netiquette, and cross-cultural communications. Strongly Recommended: ENG 1A
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 55 Business Mathematics 3.00 Units
Mathematics to solve typical business problems including simple interest, compound interest, installment sales, trade and cash discounts, mark on percents, pricing, discounting notes and drafts, depreciation, taxes, insurance, statistics, stocks and bonds, and distribution of ownership and profits. Strongly recommended: Business 105A and 105B or 107.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 56 Introduction to Management 3.00 Units
Introduction to the application of tools, principles and concepts in business management. Emphasis will be on planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. Additional topics will include decision-making, employee motivation, team work, and current trends. Strongly Recommended: Eligibility for ENG 1A
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 58 Small Business Management 3.00 Units
Fundamentals of starting, operating and growing a successful small business enterprise. Emphasis on all endeavors: self-employment; freelancing; brick and mortar, pop-up and Internet retailing; technical and professional services; and franchising. Focus on achieving optimum benefits from limited resources; financing strategies; marketing options; legal, ethical, and regulatory issues encountered by all start-ups. Strongly Recommended: BUSN 1A or BUSN 51A completed with a C or higher.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 61 INTRO. TO QUICKBOOKS ACCTG 1.50 Units
Introduction to the use of QuickBooks accounting software to process transactions related to a service company. Specific topics include using company files, sales and receivables, payables and purchases, end of period transactions and payroll. Transactions include journalizing, adjusting entries, closing entries, bank reconciliation and preparing financial statements. Strongly Recommended: BUSN 1A or BUSN 51A with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 63 Payroll Accounting 1 2.00 Units
Learn about Payroll Accounting System based on state and federal payroll tax laws. Concepts covered include: Fair Labor Standards Act, employee and employer payroll tax deductions, payroll recordkeeping requirements, personnel records, unemployment tax acts, computing gross and net salaries, reading time cards, computing regular and overtime wage rates for hourly and salaried employees. Filing payroll tax returns and computing various payroll taxes including: Social Security tax, federal income tax, state income tax, federal unemployment tax, state unemployment tax and voluntary withholdings.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 65 FEDERAL INCOME TAX ACCOUNTING 3.00 Units
A study and analysis of the principles of federal income tax applied to employees, self-employed individuals and rental income. Includes an overview of taxes related to partnerships, informational returns and corporate tax returns. Analysis of the Internal Revenue Code with examination of court rulings and regulations. Review of new legislation that alters existing tax law. Introduction to tax preparation software is included.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 7600 Financial and Insurance Proced 3.00 Units
Develop essential skills and techniques to maximize performance and value in your employees and learn how to create clear and effective work objectives and establish consistent performance standards. The course will provide communication skills managers and supervisors can use to foster a commitment to succeed in employees. Strategies for goal-setting, performance feedback, and monitoring, tracking employee performance will be presented.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 77 FIN.&INS. PROCDRS. FOR MED OFC 3.00 Units
A comprehensive study of medical documentation, Insurance claims, coding, billing and collection strategies. Procedures and paperwork involving various insurance providers including Tricare, Medicare, Medi-claim, Workman's compensation, Disability Insurance, and private insurance carriers in inpatient and outpatient care. Privacy rules and regulation governed by HIPPA involving patient confidential information.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 78A Gregg Shorthand Theory 2.00 Units
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 78B Gregg Shorthand Theory II 2.00 Units
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 78C Gregg Shorthand Theory III 2.00 Units
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 78D Advanced Skills Development 2.00 Units
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 80A Speed Writing Theory I 1.00 Unit
Introduction to the principles and theory of Speed Writing an alphabetic shorthand system. A self-paced learning approach. Strongly recommended: Eligibility for English 1A; concurrent enrollment in Computer Typing and/or Word Processing. 42 total hours.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 80B Speed Writing Theory II 1.00 Unit
Introduction to the principles of Speed Writing, an alphabetic shorthand system. Strongly reommended: Eligibility for English 1A; concurrent enrollment in Computer Typing and/or Word Processing. 42 total hours.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 80C Introduction to Transcription 1.00 Unit
Reinforcement of Speed Writing Shorthand theory; introduction to dictation/transcription on computer. Strongly recommended: Business 80B; computer typing competency of at least 35 GWAM on a 5 minute write with 5 or fewer errors; and word processing competency. 42 total hours.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 80D Dictation/Trans Skill Dev 1.00 Unit
Practice and skill development of dictation and transcription. Strongly recommended: Business 80C. 42 total hours.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 88 HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT 3.00 Units
Introduction to the management of human resources with an emphasis on understanding the impact and accountability to the organization in terms of human resource decisions and activities. Focus on best strategies and practices in recruitment and selection, performance management, compensation and benefits, employee relations, and workplace health, safety and security. Strongly recommended: Business 56.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 95 Business Work Experience 1.00 to 3.00 Units
College supervised part-time or full-time employment. Through the cooperation of the work supervisor, students contract to accomplish new learning objectives and broaden their experiences at work. Corequisite: BUSN 96. 5-15 hours of employment per week.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
Co-Requisites: BUSN 96
 
BUSN 96 Business Wk Experience Seminar 1.00 Unit
Earn college credit while working. Focal point for the coordination of college supervised part-time or full-time employment. With an emphasis on building strong working relationships with supervisors, subordinates and co-workers, seminar topics include: effective communication skills, career exploration, resume writing, job interviewing and case studies. Corequisite: Business 95
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
Co-Requisites: BUSN 95
 
BUSN 9951 Real Estate Finance 3.00 Units
This course is designed to be of assistance to real estate sales personnel, real estate brokers, college students interested in a real estate career, and others who may have a special interest in real estate financing. This course is a broad overview of real estate finance including conventional, FHA-VA and non-institutional loans as well as construction, investment, and creative financing. Actual case illustrations demonstrating lending policies, problems, and risks involved in financing transactions in residential apartment, commercial, and special purpose properties will be used.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 9952 Preventing Sexual Harassment 1.00 Unit
This program is designed to provide the critical element of understanding of sexual harassment in the workplace and complying with California's AB1825 requirements. The program includes an introduction of the causes and effects of harassment, the legal definition of harassing behavior and steps that can be taken to resolve problem situations. The differences between the state and federal laws and the information that all supervisory personnel need to know in order to maintain a harassment free environment are covered. This program will provide guidance on harassment investigative processes including interviewing the complainant, alleged harasser and witnesses. The program also covers the emotional aspects of harassment and the importance of having a safe work environment where employees can report sexual harassment violations without the fear of shame or retaliation.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
BUSN 9958 Office 2007: Whats New 2.00 Units
Explore the new features of Microsoft Office 2007! This class is meant for students who know the Office applications but are looking to explore the differences between Microsoft Office 2003 and Microsoft Office 2007, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access are covered. Strongly recommended: Computer Informations System 50. 1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 

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