Courses

Check out the Class Schedule for Accounting classes

ACCOUNTING 104
Payroll Accounting (5)

A course designed to provide information and study of accounting for payroll, payroll taxes and benefits. Computer-assisted practice problems are required. Prerequisites: ACCT& 201 (may be taken concurrently) and math skills equivalent to or higher than MATH 70 or BUS 102, or equivalent math. Mandatory decimal grading.

ACCOUNTING 170
Federal Income Tax Individuals/Small Business (5)

This course presents the fundamentals of federal income taxation as it applies to individuals and sole proprietorships. This course will take a practical approach through preparation of individual tax returns including Schedules A, B, C, D. Mandatory decimal grading.

ACCOUNTING & 201
Principles of Accounting I (5)

Basic principles, theories and procedures for reporting business transactions; analysis and presentation of financial information, integrated with computer applications. Mandatory decimal grading.

ACCOUNTING & 202
Principles of Accounting II (5)

Accounting for short- and long-term assets and liabilities, corporations, statement of cash flows, financial statement analysis, and generally accepted accounting principles; integrated with computer applications. Prerequisites: Successful completion of ACCT& 201. Mandatory decimal grading.

ACCOUNTING & 203
Principles of Accounting III (5)

An introduction to job-, process- and activity-based costing, capital budgets, standard costs, cost-volume-profit analysis, and analysis of accounting information for managerial decision-making; integrated with computer applications. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ACCT& 201. Mandatory decimal grading.

ACCOUNTING 206
Computer Accounting (5)

An introduction to PC based computerized accounting using QuickBooks software designed for small business applications. Prerequisites: ACCT& 201 or instructor permission. Mandatory decimal grading.

ACCOUNTING 208
Not-for Profit and Governmental Accounting (5)

An introduction to acounting for not-for-profit organizations and state and local governments. Topics include general and special fund accounting for state and local governments, hospitals, charities, foundations, colleges and universities. Prerequisites: Successful completion of ACCT& 201 and 202. Mandatory decimal grading.

ACCOUNTING 271
Intermediate Accounting I (5)

Principles of financial reporting for enterprises. Standard-setting; FASB conceptual framework; presentation of income statement, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows; cash and cash equivalents; receivables; and inventory valuation. Prerequisites: ACCT& 202 or instructor permission. Mandatory decimal grading.

ACCOUNTING 272
Intermediate Accounting II (5)

Principles of financial reporting for enterprises. Tangible and intangible assets; depreciation, impairments, and disposition; current and long-term liabilities; contingencies; stockholders' equity; earnings per share. Prerequisites: ACCT 271 with a 2.0 or better, or instructor permission. Mandatory decimal grading.

ACCOUNTING 273
Intermediate Accounting III (5)

Principles of financial reporting for enterprises. Investments; revenue recognition; taxes in financial statements; pensions; leases; statement of cash flows; legal and ethical considerations in disclosure. Prerequisites: ACCT 271 with a 2.0 or better, or instructor permission. Mandatory decimal grading.

ACCOUNTING 275
Accounting Information Systems (5)

Use of accounting systems to support business processes. Internal control, security, privacy, ethics; revenue and expense cycles; payroll, inventory, and fixed assets; source and output documents; systems planning. Prerequisites: ACCT& 201 or ACCT 101 and BUSTC 105, or instructor permission. Mandatory decimal grading.

ACCOUNTING 279
Federal Income Tax: Corporations/Conduits (5)

Theory and practice of federal income taxation for C and S corporations, partnerships, and LLCs. Elements of exempt entities, trusts, estates, tax research and planning. Prerequisites: ACCT& 202 or ACCT 102 and ACCT 170, each with a 2.0 or better, or instructor permission. Mandatory decimal grading.

ACCOUNTING 286
Auditing and Assurance (5)

Principles and practice of attest functions in the accounting profession. Generally accepted auditing standards; fraud and internal control; professional ethics and legal liability of auditors. Prerequisite: ACCT 271 with a 2.0 or better, or instructor permission. Mandatory decimal grading.

ACCOUNTING 289
Cost Accounting (5)

Use of cost accounting in the controllership function. Cost behavior, cost tracing & apportionment. Relevant costs, transfer pricing, inventory issues, management control, and information systems. Prerequisite: ACCT& 203 or ACCT 103, with a 2.0 or better, or instructor permission. Mandatory decimal grading.

ACCOUNTING 291
Special Topics in Accounting (1)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Accounting.

ACCOUNTING 292
Special Topics in Accounting (2)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Accounting.

ACCOUNTING 293
Special Topics in Accounting (3)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Accounting.

ACCOUNTING 294
Special Topics in Accounting (4)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Accounting.

ACCOUNTING 295
Special Topics in Accounting (5)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Accounting.

ACCOUNTING 297
Individual Project in Accounting (1)

Individual project in a specific area of accounting. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisites: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Mandatory decimal grading.

ACCOUNTING 298
Individual Project in Accounting (2)

Individual project in a specific area of accounting. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Mandatory decimal grading.

ACCOUNTING 299
Individual Project in Accounting (3)

Individual project in a specific area of accounting. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Mandatory decimal grading.

Check out the Class Schedule for Business classes

BUSINESS & 101
Introduction to Business (5)

Survey of the role of business in a modern market economy, its growth, influence, and relationship to social responsibility. This course will include, but will not be limited to, a study of business objectives, internal and external functions, and organizational management challenges. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 102
Business Mathematics (5)

Develop analytical skills using estimating, ratio-proportion, percents, graphing, trade/cash discounts, merchandising, simple/compound interest and credit. The course contains elements of communication, critical thinking and problem solving. Prerequisite: MATH 060 or placement into MATH 070 or BUS 102. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 103
Multiculturalism in the Workplace (3)

Explore multicultural understanding in the workplace from a business leadership perspective. Develop a personal and historical understanding of power and privilege to understand how multiculturalism can make businesses successful. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 104
Human Relations in Business (5)

Study of human relations in organizations, the identification and development of factors which tend to create a harmonious environment in work situations, discussion and case studies in problem solving and organizational behavior. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 105
Essentials of Human Relations (2)

This interactive class will cover strategies on effective communication in organizations. It will also discuss human behavior, motivation and leadership styles and provide tools on how to be a better employee, who understands the value of a diverse workforce. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 106
Customer Service (3)

Develop skills in customer service. Topics include developing communication skills; instructing clients to use services/products; and how to develop customer loyalty. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 120
Principles of Marketing (5)

Provides a foundation for marketing in profit and not-for-profit organizations. Assess how an effective marketing strategy combines product, price, promotion and distribution to influence demand. Upon completion, students will be able to apply marketing principles to organizational decision-making. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 130
Principles of Fashion (5)

Students will experience the fast changing world of fashion by looking at topics such as trend analysis, design, fashion production, textiles, marketing of fashion and consumer behavior. The course explores fashion from design idea to the retail store. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 135
Retail Marketing (5)

Students develop integrated marketing skills to plan and operate a retail business. Students explore buyer behavior, retail strategies, site analysis, inventory planning, retail buying, merchandising, staffing, & sales promotion strategies. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 141
Purchasing & Supply Management Fundamentals (5)

Introduction to the basic principles of purchasing and supply chain management with emphasis on understanding the purchasing and supply processes, organizational concepts, policy, relationships, and tools and techniques including cost/price analysis, and value analysis. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 142
Sourcing and Supplier Relations Fundamentals (5)

Sourcing concepts, methods and techniques used to manage an organization's supply base are discussed. Emphasis is on strategic sourcing, including supplier selection, development and evaluation, supplier quality, and global sourcing. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 143
Materials Management (4)

A critical examination of materials management principles, concepts and activities, including purchasing, inventory control, traffic, store-keeping, receiving, inspection, production control and the disposal of surplus. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 144
Logistics and Transportation Fundamentals (3)

The course examines logistics principles, concepts and activities, including balancing logistic factors to achieve optimal performance. Topics include pricing analysis, regulatory restrictions, scheduling, protecting, warehousing, information systems, customer service, and shipping. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 180
Project Management (5)

Use project management concepts, tools, techniques and software (Microsoft Project) to plan, track and assess typical projects. Prerequisite: BUSTC 105 or instructor permission. Student option grading.

BUSINESS 181
Project Planning (5)

The first in a series of two courses; students gain actual experience in project management; develop grant management skills including budgeting, scheduling and success measures. Prerequisite: BUS 180. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 182
Project Management Practicum (5)

This is the second course in the series. Students gain actual experience in MS Project, coordinating documents, estimating, scheduling activities, assigning resources, tracking performance. These skills will help the student gain real world understanding of how to run a successful project. Prerequisites: BUS 180 and BUS 181. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 183
Project Management 1 (3)

Project management techniques used in a broad range of business environments. Develop skills necessary in project initiation, planning and execution. This is the first of a two part series. BUS 184 is the second course in the series. These two courses together equal BUS 180. Prerequisite: BUSTC 105 or equivalent skills. Instructor permission. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 184
Project Management 2 (2)

Project management techniques used in a broad range of business environments. Develop skills necessary in project initiation, planning and execution. This course plus BUS 183 equals BUS 180. This is the second course in a two course sequence. The first course is BUS 183. Prerequisite: BUS 183 or instrutor permission. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS & 201
Business Law (5)

This course examines the nature and origin of law, law as a legal system of social thought & behavior, legal institutions and processes, legal reasoning, law as a process of protecting and facilitating voluntary arrangements in a business society. Prerequisite: Enrollment in BTWRT 215 or ENGL 099 suggested. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS & 201W
Business Law (5)

This course examines the nature and origin of law, law as a legal system of social thought & behavior, legal institutions and processes, legal reasoning, law as a process of protecting and facilitating voluntary arrangements in a business society. Prerequisite: Enrollment in BTWRT 215 or ENGL 099 suggested. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 203
Contract Management (4)

The contract planning process, development, management and legal issues related to business agreements are examined. Emphasis is placed on contract development, pricing arrangements, & the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC); includes creating solicitation documents, contract clauses, evaluation and award criteria. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 205
Applied Business Law (5)

Develop legal skills particularly relevant to entrepreneurs, including methods of incorporation, contracts, intellectual property, liabilities, cyberlaw, employment law, ethics, bankruptcy, and social responsibility. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 or BTWRT 215. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 215
Introduction to International Business (5)

This course focuses on expanding businesses into overseas markets. Topics include globalization, global production, outsourcing and logistics, legal, cultural and ethical aspects of international business, international trade and investment, and global human resources management. Prerequisite: BUS& 101 or permission. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 216
International Marketing and Import/Export Mgmt (5)

Application of marketing principles on a transnational basis with particular emphasis on the cultural, legal, economic and political aspects of importing and exporting products, including supply chain management, role of the Internet and necessary documentation. Prerequisite: BUS 120 or permission. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 217
Fundamentals of Sustainable Business (5)

This course examines the concept of sustainability and its application in business beyond the basics of simply 'greening' the workplace. The relationship between business, the economy, society and the environment will be explored in depth. Prerequisite: Placement into EAP 099 or ENGL 099. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 218
Sustainable Business Strategies (5)

This course will teach students how to use sustainability as a driver of profit, discuss how to use sustainability principles in all aspects of business and how to implement and measure sustainability initiatives. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 219
Sustainable Marketing (5)

An analysis of an organization's opportunities to develop sustainable business practices related to effective marketing strategies. Sustainable marketing requires a new holistic paradigm with equal emphasis on environmental, social equity, and financial concerns. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 220
Advertising and Sales Promotion (5)

Students explore the dynamic field of advertising, including how advertising is planned and created, how media is selected, negotiating costs of media, regulating advertising, and pursuing advertising careers. An advertising campaign project is a focal point for this class. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 225
Professional Selling (5)

Designed to develop or extend selling skills. Topics include duties and qualifications of a professional salesperson, determining customer needs, planning & delivering effective sales presentations and building customer goodwill. A sales project is usually assigned. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 230
History of Fashion (5)

Students will learn how fashion and textiles have changed from ancient times to present and how fashion is affected by social, psychological, economic, religious and cultural influences. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 235
Retail Buying and Management (5)

This course focuses on the role of the retail buyer and manager, such as techniques for inventory planning, selecting merchandise, and merchandising strategies and merchandise control. Vendor relationships and human resources management are also emphasized. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 240
Introduction to e-Business (5)

Examine Internet and electronic technologies as global forces that influence strategic business planning in relationships with customers, suppliers, employees and communities. Analyze case studies and develop e-business plans considering organizational, managerial, marketing and financial perspectives. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 245
eProcurement (5)

Business-to-business procurement strategies, options, methods, and solutions used to automate procurement, supplier management, and other supply chain activities are examined. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 247
Social Media Marketing (5)

Explore how social media impacts business practices and marketing strategy. Learn best practices for using popular social media platforms to build customer relationships and generate sales. Develop strategies for establishing an effective social media presence for your organization. Prerequisite: Recommend BUS 120 and ENGL 279. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 250
Human Resource Management (5)

This participative course looks at supervision in organizations. Students will learn how to manage others using motivation techniques, employee training and performance evaluation programs. The class will also look at real world management problems and how to solve them. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 255
Principles of Management (5)

This course focuses on the organization of management, managerial functions and operations, division of responsibility, vertical and horizontal theory, managerial leadership and personnel functions, business control and procedures and basic management problems. Recommended: BUS 104 or BUS 250. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 260
Sports & Event Marketing (5)

Learn how to market sports and events. Experience a unique combination of study and experience in planning, marketing and managing a sporting event. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 270
Entrepreneurship- Starting a New Business (5)

Develop the skills to create a comprehensive, professional business plan for a new or existing venture. Conduct a feasibility analysis, determine form of ownership, design finance and marketing plans and examine key aspects of small business management. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 274
Business Leadership Development (2)

This course will require students to participate in leadership activities which will enhance their public speaking skills and problem solving skills in business settings. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 276
The Big Challenge (3)

Students join a management team for a simulated business. Teams decide how to use resources to achieve goals and must adapt to a changing environment. Students further develop business skills such as leadership, communication, data analysis, decision making and prioritizing. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 278
Effective Business Career Development (2)

This class will give students a competitive edge in the job market, providing strategies for pursuing business career options and developing effective self-marketing skills for the job search process. The course is intended to serve students completing a two-year business related degree. Prerequisite: Completion of 60 credits in Business classes. Mandatory P/NC grading.

BUSINESS 290
Business Internship (15)

Develop business skills working in a local business. Internships are supervised by professionals who coordinate training experiences. Prerequisite: Completion of 45 college-level credits in business related classes. Mandatory P/NC grading.

BUSINESS 291
Special Topics in Business (1)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Business.

BUSINESS 292
Special Topics in Business (2)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Business.

BUSINESS 293
Special Topics in Business (3)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Business.

BUSINESS 294
Special Topics in Business (4)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Business.

BUSINESS 295
Special Topics in Business (5)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Business.

BUSINESS 297
Individual Project in Business (1)

Individual project in a specific area of Business. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 298
Individual Project in Business (2)

Individual project in a specific area of Business. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS 299
Individual Project in Business (3)

Individual project in a specific area of Business. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Mandatory decimal grading.

Check out the Class Schedule for Business Technology classes

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 101
Beginning Keyboarding (5)

Introduces the keyboard and operational parts of the personal computer. Special attention is given to correct techniques and beginning formatting of memorandums, letters, and reports. Student option grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 102
Speed Keyboarding 1 (5)

Speed, accuracy, and technique drills on a personal computer. Designed for students who are keyboarding at various speeds. Prerequisite: BUSTC 101 or equivalent and 20 wpm keyboarding by touch. Student option grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 105
Computer Applications (5)

Introduction to computers and application software in a Windows based environment. Topics include: file management, the internet, and MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Prerequisite: ENGL 099 or EAP 099 or instructor permission. Student option grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 107
Computer 10-Key (2)

Learn the touch-key method on a computer 10-key pad. Student option grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 109
CEO Keyboarding/Computer Survival (3)

This course introduces computer components, operational parts of the computer, computer keyboarding by touch, 10-key pad, e-mail, Internet, file management, and business letters, reports and tables. Prerequisite: For CEO students only. Requires CEO program approval. Student option grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 112
Filing (2)

Filing is the organization and storage of business correspondence. Through a series of instruction and exercises, students apply the fundamental rules of filing. Student option grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 114
Human Relations in the Office (2)

Explore human relations and communications within the office environment. Instructor's permission required. Student option grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 128
Word 2016, Level 1 (5)

Introduction to Microsoft Word. Students will learn the basic features to create business documents. Prerequisites: BUSTC 101 or 25 wpm keyboarding. Student option grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 129
Word 2016, Level 2 (5)

Learn advanced features of Microsoft Word. Topics include shared documents, footnotes/endnotes, headers/footers, mail merge, sort, styles, macros, tables/indexes, and forms. Prerequisite: BUSTC 128. Student option grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 135
Applied Word Processing (4)

Apply previously learned advanced word processing techniques in the preparation of business documents using Word. Emphasis is on accuracy and mailable copy. Prerequisite: BUSTC 129. Student option grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 150
Excel 2016 (5)

Designed for the beginning Excel user. Learn to build spreadsheets using basic and intermediate features of Microsoft Excel. File Management experience recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 099 or EAP 099 or instructor permission and MATH 098. Student option grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 160
PowerPoint 2016 (4)

Learn to organize information and create professional-looking graphic presentations. Learn the basic, intermediate, and advanced features of PowerPoint. Student option grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 170
Access 2016 (5)

Designed for the beginning Access user. Introduction to basic and intermediate features of Microsoft Access. File Management experience recommended. Student option grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 180
Outlook 2016 (3)

Use and customize Microsoft Outlook to manage email communications, contact lists, calendars, appointments, meetings, and schedules. Organize workflow with folders, tasks, notes, export options, rules, and Quick Steps. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ENGL 099 or equivalent with a 2.0 or better, or instructor permission. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 185
Publisher 2016 (4)

Learn to design and create professional quality publications that combine text, graphics, illustrations, and photographs (desktop publishing). Recommended: BUSTC 128 or equivalent, 25 wpm keyboarding. Student option grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 270
Office Procedures (5)

Capstone course for Business Technology majors or others who want to learn about the role of the administrative assistant and current technologies. Prerequisite: Completion of BUSTC 128 Word Level I or equivalent or instructor permission. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 291
Special Topics in Business Technology (1)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Business Technology.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 292
Special Topics in Business Technology (2)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Business Technology.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 293
Special Topics in Business Technology (3)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Business Technology.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 294
Special Topics in Business Technology (4)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Business Technology.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 295
Special Topics in Business Technology (5)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Business Technology.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 297
Individual Project in Business Technology (1)

Individual project in a specific area of Business Technology. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 298
Individual Project in Business Technology (2)

Individual project in a specific area of Business Technology. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 299
Individual Project in Business Technology (3)

Individual project in a specific area of Business Technology. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Mandatory decimal grading.

Check out the Class Schedule for Business Writing classes

BUSINESS WRITING 115
Business English (5)

Review of vocabulary, punctuation, grammar, and current formats of business correspondence. Write business correspondence, a resume, and cover letter using Standard English. Research topics using web technology and standard references to prepare presentation. Prerequisites: Placement in ENGL 099 or EAP 099 or successful completion of ENGL 090 or EAP 090 with a 2.0 or better. Recommended: Microsoft Word and Internet experience. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS WRITING 215
Business Communications (5)

Focuses on all levels of business communication including writing, teamwork, presentations, and intercultural communications. Learn writing strategies to produce a variety of professional communications such as business letters, memos, e-mail, and a short report. Learn to use the Internet and Shoreline library database to research business topics and present information. Placement in ENGL& 101 or successful completion of ENGL 099 or EAP 099 or BTWRT 115 with a 2.0 or better. Mandatory decimal grading.