Las Positas College | Summer-Fall 2022 Class Schedule

47 FALL 2022 925.424.1000 | [email protected] FALL 2022 - COURSE LISTINGS Please refer to the onl ine schedule on CLASS-Web to access course section detai ls and the course record numbers (CRNs) for registration. BUSN 52 BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS 3.0 Units Study of communication functions, choices, and roles for professionals that help remove barriers. Practice in using verbal, nonverbal and writing skills to communicate one- on-one, in groups and electronically. Cross-cultural communications, face-to-face and online meetings management, delegating work assignments, planning, problem solving, conferences, employee counseling and making oral presentations. Strongly Recommended: ENG 1A or ENG 1AEX with aminimumgrade of C BUSN 55 BUSINESS MATHEMATICS 3.0 Units This course focuses on learning computations for typical business transactions including; simple interest, compound interest, installment sales, trade and cash discounts, mark-on percents, pricing, discounting notes and drafts, depreciation, taxes, insurance, statistics, stocks and bonds, and distribution of ownership and profits. BUSN 56 INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT 3.0 Units Introduction to the application of tools, principles and concepts in business management. Emphasis will be on planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. Additional topics will include decision-making, employee motivation, team work, and current trends. Strongly Recommended: Eligibility for ENG 1A BUSN 58 SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 3.0 Units Fundamentals of starting, operating and growing a successful small business enterprise. Emphasis on all endeavors: selfemployment; freelancing; brickandmortar, pop-upand Internet retailing; technical and professional services; and franchising. Focus on achieving optimum benefits from limited resources; financing strategies; marketing options; legal, ethical, and regulatory issues encountered by all start-ups. Strongly Recommended: BUSN 1A or BUSN 51 with aminimumgrade of C BUSN 61 QUICKBOOKS ACCOUNTING 2.0 Units Introduction to the use of QuickBooks accounting software to process transactions related to a service and merchandise company. Specific topics include using company files, sales and receivables, payables and purchases, bank and credit card reconciliations, end of period transactions, and payroll. Transactions include journalizing, adjusting entries, closing entries, bank reconciliation and preparing financial statements. Strongly Recommended: BUSN 1A or BUSN 51 with aminimumgrade of C BUSN 65 FEDERAL INCOME TAX ACCOUNTING 3.0 Units A study and analysis of the principles of federal income tax applied to employees, self-employed individuals and rental income. Includes an overview of taxes related to partnerships, informational returns and corporate tax returns. Analysis of the Internal Revenue Code with examination of court rulings and regulations. Review of new legislation that alters existing tax law. Introduction to tax preparation software is included. BUSN 88 HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT 3.0 Units Introduction to the field of human resources with an emphasis on understanding the impact decisions and activities involving employees have on an organization’s overall success. Focus on best practices in recruitment and selection, performance management, compensation and benefits, employee relations, workplace health and safety, and risk management strategies. Strongly Recommended: BUSN 56 with a minimum grade of C CHEMISTRY CHEM 1A GENERAL COLLEGE CHEMISTRY I 5.0 Units Introduction to atomic structure, bonding, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, gases, matter and energy, oxidationreduction, chemical equations, liquids and solids, solutions, chemical energetics and equilibrium. Laboratory includes both quantitative and qualitative experiments. Prerequisites: Mathematics 55 or 55B, and Chemistry 31 (all courses completed with a grade of “C” or higher). The Chemistry 31 prerequisite can be fulfilled by demonstrating the appropriate skill level in the Chemistry Placement Process. CHEM 1B GENERAL COLLEGE CHEMISTRY II 5.0 Units Continuation of Chemistry 1A. Includes chemical energetics and equilibria, solutions and ionic equilibria, acid-base chemistry, electrochemistry, coordination chemistry, kinetics, nuclear chemistry, organic chemistry, and the chemistry of family groups of the periodic table. Laboratory emphasizes quantitative techniques, including instrumentation, and qualitative analysis. Prerequisite: Chemistry 1A with a minimum grade of C CHEM 12A ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I 5.0 Units Hydrocarbons, alkyl halides, alcohols, ethers, and an introduction to aromatic hydrocarbons. Structure, bonding, stereochemistry, conformational analysis, nomenclature, and physical properties in relation to these particular groups of compounds. Emphasis on reactivity and reaction mechanisms. Laboratoryworkincludesmicroscale,macroscale, spectroscopic, and chromatographic techniques. Chemistry 12A is the first semester in a year long course in organic chemistry designed for students majoring in chemistry and related disciplines. Prerequisite: CHEM 1B with a minimum grade of C CHEM 30A INTRO AND APPLIED CHEMISTRY I 4.0 Units Chemistry of inorganic compounds, atomic theory, bonding, equations, gas laws, solutions, acid-base theory and oxidationreduction. Designed to meet the requirements of certain programs in allied health and technological fields and for general education. Chabot Prerequisite: MTH 65, MTH 65B or, MTH 65L or, MTH 53 or, MTH 53B (completed with a grade of “C” or higher) LPC Prerequisite: MATH 110 or NMAT 210 with a minimum grade of C CHEM 30B INTRO AND APPLIED CHEMISTRY II 4.0 Units Continuation of Chemistry 30A with emphasis on organic and biochemical concepts related to human physiological systems. Prerequisite: CHEM 30A with a minimum grade of C CHEM 31 INTRO TO COLLEGE CHEMISTRY 4.0 Units Elementary concepts of chemistry with emphasis on mathematical calculations; includes nomenclature, stoichiometry, atomic structure, gas laws, and acids and bases. Designed for majors in science and engineering. Prerequisite: MATH 55 or 55B (completed with a grade of “C” or higher). Scan here to visit the current Fall 2022 class schedule online

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