Academic Catalogs

Business (BUS)

BUS C1003 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Introduction to Business  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

An introductory course that defines and applies the fundamental principles of economics, management, ethics, leadership, marketing, management information systems (MIS), accounting, and finance to the current business environment. The course will help students select their field of business specialization and will provide the foundation for future study of business and management. It presents an in-depth examination of elements of contemporary business, from the Internet functions to the challenges of business on an international scale. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. C-ID: BUS 110.

Catalog Program Pages Referencing BUS C100

    BUS C1013 Units (54 lecture hours)  
    Introduction to Project Management  

    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

    Transfer Credit: CSU.

    Introduction to Project Management is designed to provide students an overview of the concepts, tools, and techniques of formal project management. Concepts and methods learned are immediately usable in the workplace, leading to a greater retention of newly acquired skills, measurable project improvements, and the achievement of desired project results. The focus of the class is key concepts in each of the process and knowledge areas of project management to create a unique learning environment that prepares students to manage projects in a global, multicultural, and online environment. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

    Catalog Program Pages Referencing BUS C101

      BUS C1023 Units (54 lecture hours)  
      Advanced Project Management (PMP)  

      Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

      Transfer Credit: CSU.

      Advanced Project Management (PMP) is designed to give students a solid foundation in the concepts, tools, and techniques of formal project management. Concepts and methods learned are immediately usable in the workplace, leading to a greater retention of newly acquired skills, measurable project improvements, and the achievement of desired project results. The class focuses on key concepts in each of the process and knowledge areas of project management. This course also helps the student to prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam. Graded or Pass/No pass option.

      Catalog Program Pages Referencing BUS C102

        BUS C1033 Units (54 lecture hours)  
        Project Management Professional Certification Review  

        Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

        Transfer Credit: CSU.

        This course is designed to assist students in preparing for the PMP certification exam given by the Project Management Institute (PMI). The topics include the project management processes and skills and professional responsibility. The class will focus on learning the purpose for processes, inputs, tools, techniques, and outputs. The students will develop a study schedule, organize study groups, and create a plan with tasks that will guide them in preparing for the PMP exam. Techniques on exam taking, including study time management, will also be addressed to ensure success. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

        Catalog Program Pages Referencing BUS C103

          BUS C1083 Units (54 lecture hours)  
          Legal Environment of Business  

          Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

          Transfer Credit: CSU.

          Fundamental legal principles pertaining to business transactions. Introduction to the legal process and law as an instrument of social and political control in society. Topics include sources of law and ethics, contracts, torts, agency, criminal law, business organizations, judicial and administrative processes, employment law, forms of business organizations, and domestic and international governmental regulations. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

          Catalog Program Pages Referencing BUS C108

            BUS C1103 Units (54 lecture hours)  
            Business Law/Legal Environment of Business  

            Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

            Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

            Fundamental legal principles pertaining to business transactions. Introduction to the legal process and law as an instrument of social and political control in society. Topics include sources of law and ethics, contracts, torts, agency, criminal law, business organizations, judicial and administrative processes, employment law, forms of business organizations, and domestic and international governmental regulations. This course meets the requirements for Business Law and the Legal Environment of Business. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. C-ID: BUS 120, BUS 125.

            Catalog Program Pages Referencing BUS C110

              BUS C1123 Units (54 lecture hours)  
              Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship  

              Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

              Transfer Credit: CSU.

              This course provides an overview of legal issues associated with starting and managing a small or entrepreneurial business including business formation and structure, intellectual property, hiring and managing employees, business agreements, and other legal issues facing the business owner. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

              Catalog Program Pages Referencing BUS C112

                BUS C1183 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                Introduction to International Business  

                Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                Transfer Credit: CSU.

                Provides an overview of international business. Explores political, financial, and legal environments of selected countries and their impacts on U.S. firms' international business activities. Emphasis is given to business practices and comparative cultural topics. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                Catalog Program Pages Referencing BUS C118

                  BUS C1203 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                  Personal Finance  

                  Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                  Transfer Credit: CSU.

                  Personal Finance teaches students the fundamentals of financial planning as well as development of an understanding of the social, psychological, and physiological contexts that influence decision making. Personal Finance provides comprehensive coverage of the role of money in students' lives and personal financial planning in the areas of money management, stress management, healthcare, career planning, taxes, consumer credit, debt, insurance, investments, retirement planning, and estate planning. The course provides financial planning tools, enabling students to identify and evaluate choices that lead to long-term financial security and a healthy lifestyle and to develop an understanding of their connection with money and the consequences of their decisions. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                  Catalog Program Pages Referencing BUS C120

                    BUS C1243 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                    Risk Management for Enterprises and Individuals  

                    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                    Transfer Credit: CSU.

                    Risk Management for Enterprises and Individuals focuses on current as well as old and new risks for our times, treating them in a holistic, global, and integrated manner. Today the stakes are higher, decisions more complex, and consequences more severe and global. Knowledge and understanding of the risks at every phase in business and personal undertakings are critical. Tomorrow's leaders in business and individuals need to understand risks to make successful decisions. This course provides the background needed. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                    Catalog Program Pages Referencing BUS C124

                      BUS C1303 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                      E-Commerce: Strategic Thinking and Management  

                      Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                      Transfer Credit: CSU.

                      This course provides a comprehensive introduction to e-Commerce/e-Business. The course provides comprehensive coverage of a broad spectrum of e-Commerce essentials from a global perspective centering on four key areas of strategic planning, technology, management, marketing, and finance. The course focuses on the most recent developments in online behavior and on what students need to know about developing, managing, and maintaining a successful e-business. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                      Catalog Program Pages Referencing BUS C130

                        BUS C1413 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                        Introduction to Entrepreneurship  

                        Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                        Transfer Credit: CSU.

                        Formerly BUS C180. This course facilitates the exploration of launching a business and becoming an entrepreneur. The course introduces the concepts and application of Human-Centered Design (HCD) to uncover the needs of current and future customers. Lean Startup Techniques will be examined to provide strategies for estimating costs and acquiring the initial funds for starting a business. These activities will prepare students to develop a summary business plan. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                        Catalog Program Pages Referencing BUS C141

                          BUS C1423 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                          Entrepreneurial Marketing and Operations  

                          Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                          Transfer Credit: CSU.

                          Formerly BUS C222. The course examines managing the operational aspects of a business start-up. This includes business development, marketing, and operations. Students will be introduced to concepts of organizational structures, strategic planning, marketing, supplier relationships, distribution channels, and resources needed to launch successfully. Additionally, the course will reinforce the entrepreneur mindset in support of personal and professional development. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                          Catalog Program Pages Referencing BUS C142

                            BUS C1433 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                            Entrepreneurial Financial Strategies  

                            Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                            Transfer Credit: CSU.

                            Formerly BUS C170. This course examines managing the financial aspects of a business start-up. This includes start-up cost, unit cost, operational costs, and a revenue estimate. Students will be introduced to concepts of an income statement, a balance sheet, the sales forecasting process, and financial risk analysis. The course provides a survey of start-up funding options. In addition, students will be introduced to technical aspects of business finance to build and strengthen financial competence. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                            Catalog Program Pages Referencing BUS C143

                              BUS C1503 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                              Introduction to Marketing  

                              Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                              Transfer Credit: CSU.

                              Introduction to Marketing provides a practical introduction to contemporary marketing principles as applied in an increasingly Internet-driven marketplace. Topics include analyzing market characteristics, evaluating product and service strategies, and building strategic marketing plans. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                              Catalog Program Pages Referencing BUS C150

                                BUS C1903 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                Investments  
                                Advisory: BUS C120.

                                Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                Examination of various investment vehicles and portfolios. This course provides a comprehensive study of stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and related securities that include a detailed study of the nature of these securities and their markets. Emphasis is placed on personal investment objectives for growth, growth with income, and income with preservation of capital. Also covered are portfolio management and the effect of taxes on investment policy. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                Catalog Program Pages Referencing BUS C190

                                  BUS C1973 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                  E-Commerce/Online Business  

                                  Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                  Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                  E-Commerce/Online Business designed for individuals, entrepreneurs, and small businesses who want to create a presence on the Internet by offering their products and/or services through online transactions. This is a hands-on course which includes setting up an e-Commerce business. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                  Catalog Program Pages Referencing BUS C197

                                    BUS C2811 Unit (60-75 other hours)  
                                    Work Based Learning  

                                    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                    Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                    The purpose of this course is to enhance each work-based learning participant's job skills by bridging the gap between educational theory and on-the-job practices through individualized performance objectives related to the student's career or occupational goal. NOTE: 75 hours of paid work or 60 hours of non-paid work in a field related to business for each one-semester credit is required. Student must be enrolled in a minimum of 7 units at Coastline College, including work-based learning. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                    Catalog Program Pages Referencing BUS C281

                                      BUS C2822 Units (120-150 other hours)  
                                      Work Based Learning  

                                      Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                      Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                      The purpose of this course is to enhance each work-based learning participant's job skills by bridging the gap between educational theory and on-the-job practices through individualized performance objectives related to the student's career or occupational goal. NOTE: 75 hours of paid work or 60 hours of non-paid work in a field related to business for each one-semester credit is required. Student must be enrolled in a minimum of 7 units at Coastline College, including work-based learning. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                      Catalog Program Pages Referencing BUS C282

                                        BUS C2833 Units (180-225 other hours)  
                                        Work Based Learning  

                                        Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                        Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                        The purpose of this course is to enhance each work-based learning participant's job skills by bridging the gap between educational theory and on-the-job practices through individualized performance objectives related to the student's career or occupational goal. NOTE: 75 hours of paid work or 60 hours of non-paid work in a field related to business for each one-semester credit is required. Student must be enrolled in a minimum of 7 units at Coastline College, including work-based learning. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                        Catalog Program Pages Referencing BUS C283

                                          BUS C2844 Units (240-300 other hours)  
                                          Work Based Learning  

                                          Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                          Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                          The purpose of this course is to enhance each work-based learning participant's job skills by bridging the gap between educational theory and on-the-job practices through individualized performance objectives related to the student's career or occupational goal. NOTE: 75 hours of paid work or 60 hours of non-paid work in a field related to business for each one-semester credit is required. Student must be enrolled in a minimum of 7 units at Coastline College, including work-based learning. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                          Catalog Program Pages Referencing BUS C284