Retail Management Courses Offered
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Retail Management Courses Offered

Business 1A
Financial Accounting

4 units; 4 hours lecture, 1 hour lab
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 1A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU*, UC

This is an introductory course covering the fundamental theory, principles, and procedures of financial accounting with an emphasis on the corporate entity. Topics include ethics and the analysis, recording, and summarizing of accounting transactions on the accrual basis. Financial statements are prepared and analyzed. An emphasis will be on accounting as an information system to meet the demands of users for decision-making. Computer applications are integrated into the homework.

Note: Transfer limitations apply.

 

Business 11
Accounting for Small Business

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: English 82 and English B
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course addresses the accounting cycle for a small business. Topics covered include the fundamental accounting equation, types of accounts, debits and credits, the trial balance, the general journal, general ledger and preparation of financial statements. Adjusting entries, closing entries, and the post-closing trial balance will be prepared. Additional topics in this course include cash, cash controls, payroll, and employer taxes. This is an accounting course for small business in service environments.

Note: This course is not open to students who have credit for or are currently enrolled in Business 1A. This course is not recommended for the student who has completed two years of high school bookkeeping with a grade of C or better.

 

Business 14
Marketing

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 84 and eligibility for English A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course is an introduction to marketing principles and explores marketing concepts and strategies. Topics include market analysis, planning, product development, marketing mix, and media decisions. Electronic marketing and the environmental factors of marketing including social, ethical, and legal considerations are also studied.

Note: Letter grade or pass/no pass option. 

 

Business 19
Principles of Retailing Management

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 84 and eligibility for English A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course examines the principles and practices used in the management of successful retail stores. Topics include site selection, layout, merchandising, staffing, positioning, customer service, promotional techniques, and all aspects of the critical buying function. 

Note:  Letter grade or pass/no pass option.

 

Business 20
Business Management

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 84 and eligibility for English A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course is a study of the concepts and procedures critical to managing a business successfully in a global, competitive environment. Planning, organizing, leading, controlling, and the application of managerial concepts are discussed.

Note:  Letter grade or pass/no pass option.

  

Business 21
Human Resources Management

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 84 and eligibility for English A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course is a study of effective utilization of human resources within an organization. Emphasis is placed on principles of human resources strategy and planning,recruitment, selection, training and development, employee appraisals, compensation and benefits, legal considerations, organized labor, and health and safety practices. Effective management of common issues in human resources from the perspective of the employee and employer are discussed. 

 

Business 22
Human Relations in Organizations

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: English 82 and English B
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course covers the major themes of human relations in organizations and the workplace from a psychological, sociological, and physiological perspective. Students will develop critical thinking and ethical reasoning skills as students apply behavior science theories and principles. Topics include values, perception, motivation, conflict management, teamwork, and leadership.

 

Business 29
Oral Business Communications

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: English B
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

In this course, students will learn the principles of effective speaking in business situations. Interviews, conferences, briefings, and group discussions will be covered. Techniques of research, preparation, presentation, and evaluation are emphasized.

Note: Business 29 is the same course as Supervision 27.

 

Computer Information Systems 13
Computer Information Systems

3 units; 3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab
Prerequisite: eligibility for English 84
Recommended Preparation: Mathematics 23 or Business 15
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC

This course introduces students to the concepts and technologies used in processing information in an organization. Topics include information systems, database management systems, networking, e-commerce, ethics and security, computer systems hardware, and applications. Students will apply these concepts and methods through hands-on projects developing computer-based solutions using application software.