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BUS 173-Job Search Class


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Highlights from our Spring 2015 Social

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Surveys international organizations’ basic elements for developing markets. Analyzes the market design and the techniques necessary to develop business within selected regions of the world. Discusses the impact due to differences in customs, languages, attitudes, and culture
Units: 3
Instructor: A. Armistead
Dates:    01-12 to 05-18-15
Time:     Tuesday 6:30 to 9:20 pm
Room:    MD-332
Recommended preparation: IBUS 100
Transfer acceptability: CSU
Click here to register for Spring 2015!


Keyboarding, the key to your future!


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Enroll in a hands-on, interactive and practical skills class These keyboarding courses on the computer include:

  •  Introduction to computer hardware and software.
  •  Practice of good keyboarding techniques.
  •  Touch typing of alphabetic keyboard.
  •  Location and correct fingering of numeric, symbol, and punctuation keys.
  •  Basic document formatting on Word 2013
  •  Development of proofreading skills.


Introduction to Office Information Systems–BUS 120

120Are you afraid of new technology? Or, do you think you need a computer geek?

All you need to know about hardware components, software applications, electronic communication, and networking is covered in  INTRODUCTION TO OFFICE INFORMATION SYSTEMS (BUS 120  formerly OIS 120)—a great course to begin your computer learning!

Enroll in BUS 120 for hands-on training which includes:

  • The computer Industry: history, careers, and ethics
  • Computer and digital basics
  • Computer hardware and software
  • Operating systems and file management
  • Networking basics
  • The Internet, Web, and Email
  • Digital media
  • Information systems analysis and design
  • Databases
  • Basics of computer programming
  • Analysis of the role of information technology in the workplace

At the end of the semester, you may be eligible to take the IC3 Digital Literacy Certification for FREE!

Section:  32603
Date/Time: Monday 6-8:50 pm 01/12—05/18/2015
Instructor:    Nancy March
Room: MD-335
 For a copy of a Flyer click here

BUS 152-Social Media for Business–SPRING 2015!

New forsocial media book Spring 2015, BUS 152 – Social Media for Business will explore and use social media from a business perspective.

This class will help you to develop a social media strategy to promote a business, build strong customer relationships, and coordinate a common message across multiple channels. Strategic and tactical review of the major social networking platforms will be reviewed in order to drive business goals and create a personal brand online.

This 12-week, late start (1/28/15 through 4/22/15),  hybrid class will meet once a bus152_adweek on Wednesday afternoons from 2:00 pm to 3:50 pm in MD 332. Additional coursework will be conducted online through Blackboard.  Click here to register for Spring 2015!

Fall 2014 Social Highlights

Thanks to all of you who participated In the First Business Department Social. Click on the following video to take a look of the great time we had!

Learn how to manage your Personal Finances!

Enroll in PERSONAL FINANCE BUS 136/FCS 136 and become eligible to WIN PRIZES!!!

Some of the areas that will be covered in the course are:

  • Money management/budgeting
  • Strategies for getting a good deal when purchasing or leasing an automobile
  • Selecting and financing housing
  • Stocks, bonds and mutual funds, including participation in a simulated investment game where prizes will be awarded to the winners
  • Retirement and estate planning
  • Time value of money concepts
  • And many more….!!! Click here for more details

The course will be taught by Joel Glassman, CPA, CFP®

MW from 1230-150 pm in MD-332

If you have any questions about the course, please contact Joel at or (760) 744-1150 x2500