El Camino College

Business Division


Melissa R. Som de Cerff
Business Division


Fall 2015 Course Schedule:

Bus 17 M/W 10:00 a.m. For First Year Experience Students

Bus 17 M/W 12:30 a.m.

Bus 17 Tues. 6:30 p.m.  

Bus 25 Thurs 6:30 p.m. 

Bus 21 On-line

Instructor's Bio

ECC Distance Education


Contact Info:

El Camino College
Business Division
16007 Crenshaw Blvd.
Torrance, CA 90506

Email: MSomdecerff@elcamino.edu
Phone:310/660-3593310/660-3593 x. 6703

Office: MBA - 352

Office Hrs: 




Students Enrolled or Wishing to Add Any of My Classes - To remain in a class and avoid being dropped you MUST attend the first class session.  If you are on the waiting list (and even if you are not on the list) and wish to add the course, you MUST attend the first class session.  You may be dropped and/or not allowed to add a class if you do not attend the first class.


Human Resource Management (Bus 21) Students -


  • The required orientation meeting is Wednesday, August 26 @ 6:30 p.m. in MBA-106.  You must attend this meeting to remain enrolled in this on-line course.
  • After August 22 the on-line classroom may be found at https://myetudes.org/portal
  • Follow this link to learn how to log onto Etudes.  https://youtu.be/yOyAD64LSBg
  •  This is NOT a self-paced course.  This means course work is available usually at 8 a.m. each Monday morning and due Sunday evenings by 11:59 p.m.  You do not need to logon at a specific time each week.



Retail Management Certificate - If you are interested in participating in our Retail Management Certificate program, please email me directly for information and a list of the required courses.  MSomdecerff@elcamino.edu


Textbook Information for the Fall Semester -

Personal Finance  9781259696664                                                        

This ISBN provides an access code to complete required assignments from the publisher’s web site and includes an EBook. You must purchase the website access called Connect to complete the required assignments.  You can purchase a hardback book from this site for an additional fee.  

Introduction to Business - coming soon

Human Resource Management - coming soon


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El Camino College, 16007 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance, California 90506
Phone: 310-532-3760310-532-3760 Toll Free: 1-866-ELCAMINO1-866-ELCAMINO FREE (1-866-352-26461-866-352-2646 FREE)
Last Updated: 6/10/15