Division: Business and Computer Information Systems
Dr. Henry Hua
Dr. Kathleen Troy
Business Administration Transfer Program (AS-T Business Administration)
Students should consult a counselor or www.assist.org for lower division major requirements for most California public universities. (See the Standard Definitions section of the catalog for a description of ASSIST.) Students transferring to an independent college/university should consult the catalog of the individual school and a counselor for lower division major requirements.
- Associate in Science Degree Business Management
- Associate in Science Degree Retail Management
- Associate in Science Degree Small Business Management
- Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer Degree (AS-T)
- Business Economics Certificate
- Business Management Certificate
- Professional Marketing Certificate
- Project Management Certificate
- Retail Management Certificate
- Small Business Management Certificate
MGT 055 C Business English 3 Units
Term hours: 54 lecture. This course includes instruction in techniques of basic grammar, punctuation, vocabulary, spelling, and capitalization. The emphasis is on grammar as used in business communications.
MGT 085 C Business Planning 1 Unit
Term hours: 18 lecture. This course is designed for both prospective and current entrepreneurs. It focuses on the steps involved in starting a business, including choosing the type of business and location, financial and legal considerations, marketing and management strategies. Participants will receive guidance in preparing a complete business plan. Pass/No Pass only.
MGT 086 C Business Finance-Recordkeeping 0.5 Units
Term hours: 9 lecture. This course addresses financial start-up needs for entrepreneurs, sources and uses of funds, bookkeeping, financial statements, and tax reporting. Pass/No Pass only.
MGT 087 C Computer Technology for Small Business 0.5 Units
Term hours: 9 lecture. This course explains how to use computers and the Internet to run a small business and utilize social media. Pass/No Pass only.
MGT 088 C Managing Personnel 0.5 Units
Term hours: 9 lecture. This course focuses on techniques for the recruitment, training, compensation, management and motivation of workers in the business enterprise. Pass/No Pass only.
MGT 089 C Business Law - Small Business 0.5 Units
Term hours: 9 lecture. This course covers the key legal issues facing small businesses: choosing a legal form, licenses and permits, contracts, liability, agency/principal relationships, and government regulations. Pass/No Pass only.
MGT 101 C Personal Finance 3 Units
Term hours: 54 lecture. This course focuses on the management of personal income and expenses through effective financial planning, budgeting, and investing, showing students how to improve their standard ofliving and build wealth. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (CSU)
MGT 102 C Financial Literacy 3 Units
Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is designed to provide students with the general financial knowledge and skills needed to take responsibility for their economic security, enabling students to make informed decisions to manage their money, build wealth, and protect assets. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (CSU)
MGT 111 C Business Communications 3 Units
Prerequisite(s): MGT 055 C with a grade of C or better.
Term hours: 54 lecture. This course includes instruction in the techniques of specific types of business communication media and in the general principles of effective communication. The elements and principles of written and spoken communications are covered with emphasis on the kind of writing and speaking that is conducted throughout a business career. The importance of communication is stressed. Applying skill and ingenuity in the use of the language is encouraged. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (CSU)
MGT 143 C Introduction to Legal Research 1 Unit
Term hours: 18 lecture. This course provides an introduction to the nature and use of legal reference material with consideration given to a uniform system of citation. An exposure to legal reference material will include constitutions, statutes and codes, executive orders, administrative agency regulations and rulings, treaties, judicial reports, indexes, digests, citators, treatises, looseleaf services, periodicals, encyclopedias, procedure manuals, and form books. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (CSU)
MGT 151 C Business Mathematics 3 Units
Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is an introduction to the fundamental operation of arithmetic as applied to business problems. Included are problems in simple and compound interest; bank and purchase discounts, payroll computations, sales and property taxes, depreciation, business financial statements, and distribution of ownership and profits. (CSU)
MGT 161 C Introduction to Business 3 Units
Term hours: 54 lecture. This course provides a survey of the principles and practices of American businesses in a global environment. Subject areas include business organization structure, management, human relations, marketing, accounting, finance, small business operations, and international business. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE/C-ID: BUS 110)
MGT 199 C Management Independent Study 0.5-2 Units
Prerequisite(s): Approved Independent Study Learning Contract
Term hours: The number of hours of scheduled conferences or activity per week will be determined by the instructor. This course is designed for students who wish to gain experience in management activities or to increase knowledge and experience in applied areas of leadership. Students must obtain permission from instructor of subject area they will be working with and will be under direct supervision of that instructor. This course does not meet requirements of management classes. May be taken for credit 4 times. (CSU)
MGT 211 C Writing for Business 3 Units
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C with a grade of C or better.
Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is an introduction to the communication skills and knowledge needed in today's organizations. It focuses on the writing process and communication fundamentals; ethical, legal, and multicultural issues; correspondence; employment communication; report writing; presentations; research methods; oral and nonverbal communication and ways to run effective meetings and conferences. Includes computer applications throughout the course. (CSU/C-ID: BUS 115)
MGT 240 C Legal Environment of Business 3 Units
Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is an introduction to the legal environment in which a business firm operates. Topics include an introduction to the American legal system, contracts, torts, product liability, forms of business organization, trade regulation, labor law and diversity issues, environmental law, and international business law. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (CSU/C-ID: BUS 120)
MGT 261 C Small Business Management 3 Units
Term hours: 54 lecture. This course applies principles of management to small business enterprises, focusing on planning and start-up, financing, legal form, staffing, location and site evaluation, marketing, and franchising. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (CSU)
MGT 262 C Principles of Management 3 Units
Term hours: 54 lecture. This course focuses on the responsibilities and roles of managers, the types of decisions they make, and the steps involved in the management process. The major areas of study include the basic management functions of planning, organizing, directing, and controlling work activities. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (CSU)
MGT 265 C Social Responsibility of Bus. 3 Units
Term hours: 54 lecture. This course addresses the social responsibilities of businesses beyond making profits, focusing on their obligations to society, their communities, the natural environment, and other groups. The emphasis is on building positive relationships, managing natural resources in sustainable and non-polluting ways, and being responsive and accountable for their actions. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (CSU)
MGT 266 C Human Relations in Business 3 Units
Term hours: 54 lecture. This course provides an introduction to the principles of human behavior and relationships in modern organizations. The emphasis is placed on leadership theory, communication, motivation, team-building and the development of a productive work environment. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (CSU, AA GE)
MGT 267 C Principles of Supervision 3 Units
Term hours: 54 lecture. This course presents the fundamental techniques a supervisor needs to know about motivating people, managing a job, and the development of situational leadership styles. (CSU)
MGT 268 C Human Resources Management 3 Units
Term hours: 54 lecture. This course provides theories and practices relating to personal administration, labor-management relations, employee selection, training, performance appraisal, discharge, hours of work and methods of payment, handling of personnel problems, benefit programs, affirmative action, and equal employment. (CSU)
MGT 295 C Management Internship 1-4 Units
Term hours: 18-72 lecture depending on units attempted. This course is designed to give the student credit for work experience at a related occupational worksite, while being concurrently enrolled in a vocational major. For each unit of credit, a minimum of 75 paid or 60 unpaid worksite internship hours is required. The internship allows students to apply knowledge gained in college courses to an actual work setting, sample career choices and improve job-readiness skills. Supplemental reading and course assignments required. May be taken for credit 4 times. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (CSU)
A student who completes the management field of study will be able to:
- Understand how organizations operate and what it takes to succeed as a manager, acquiring the leadership knowledge and skills to carry out administrative functions in the key areas of management, communications, finance, and law.
- Enhance his/her employment opportunity in the specific area of management.