Catalog 2019-20

Management

Associate Degree

A.A. in Management

This program provides an overview of business fundamentals for students interested in most business occupations. Topics include management communication, human resources, organizational behavior, and diversity management.

Degree Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
BUS 300 Introduction to Business 3
BUS 340 Business Law 3
ACCT 301 Financial Accounting 4
ECON 302 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
MKT 300 Principles of Marketing 3
MGMT 362 Techniques of Management 3
MGMT 372 Human Relations and Organizational Behavior 3
A minimum of 6 units from the following: 6
BUS 310 Business Communications  (3)
BUS 330 Managing Diversity in the Workplace  (3)
BUS 350 Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship  (3)
MGMT 308 Personnel and Human Resources Management  (3)
MGMT 495 Independent Studies in Management  (1 - 3)
MGMT 498 Work Experience in Management  (1 - 4)
A minimum of 3 units from the following: 3
CISC 310 Introduction to Computer Information Science  (3)
CISA 305 Beginning Word Processing  (2)
CISA 308 Exploring Word Processing and Presentation Software  (1)
CISA 315 Introduction to Electronic Spreadsheets  (2)
CISA 320 Introduction to Database Management  (1)
Total Units: 31

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

Incorporate leadership skills and abilities that are effective in managing a multicultural workforce.

Analyze practical business problems.

Apply current management philosophies to current management problems.

Integrate management principles in relationship to finance, personnel, products, services and information.

Communicate effectively verbally and in writing in various business settings.

Utilize critical thinking and research skills in the evaluation of alternative solutions.

Certificate of Achievement

Management in Business Certificate

This Certificate of Achievement provides an overview of business fundamentals for students interested in most business occupations. Topics include management techniques, human resources, and organizational behavior. Students wanting to earn the A.A. degree in Business, General can do so by taking additional courses beyond the 18 units required for this certificate. Please seek advice from your counselor to verify the correct courses to take towards the A.A degree.

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
MGMT 362 Techniques of Management 3
MGMT 372 Human Relations and Organizational Behavior 3
BUS 300 Introduction to Business 3
MKT 300 Principles of Marketing 3
BUS 340 Business Law 3
A minimum of 3 units from the following: 3
MGMT 308 Personnel and Human Resources Management  (3)
BUS 310 Business Communications  (3)
BUS 330 Managing Diversity in the Workplace  (3)
BUS 350 Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship  (3)
ACCT 301 Financial Accounting  (4)
CISC 310 Introduction to Computer Information Science  (3)
Total Units: 18

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

P-SLO 1: Skills/Knowledge: Demonstrate skill and comprehension in respective subject areas as indicated by course outcomes

Incorporate leadership skills and abilities that are effective in managing a multicultural workforce

Apply current management techniques to resolving personnel and organizational problems in the work place

P-SLO 2: Critical Thinking Skills: Demonstrate the ability to think critically and analyze problems

Integrate management principles in relationship to finance, personnel, products, services and information

Career Information

First-line Supervisor or Manager in general business or government service settings.

Management (MGMT) Courses

MGMT 295 Independent Studies in Management

Units: 1 - 3

Hours: 54 - 162 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

An independent studies project involves an individual student or small group of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. See the current catalog section of "Special Studies" for full details of Independent Studies.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1: Actively engage in intellectual inquiry beyond that required in order to pass a course of study (College Wide Learning Outcome – Area 4).

MGMT 308 Personnel and Human Resources Management

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU

This course presents the student with the materials necessary to begin the complex study and analysis of such areas as civil rights, labor law, the personnel "Human Resources" organization and various management theories currently found in both public and private sector organization.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO 1: DEMONSTRATE SKILL AND COMPREHENSION IN PERSONNEL AND HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT.

MGMT 362 Techniques of Management

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU

This is a basic course in management that introduces a variety of modern management concepts. This course includes the basic management functions of planning, organization, staffing, leadership, and control. In addition, such concepts as team development, communication, business ethics, and global management perspectives will be discussed.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO 1: DEMONSTRATE SKILL AND COMPREHENSION IN TECHNIQUES OF MANAGEMENT (AS INDICATED BY COURSE OUTCOMES.

MGMT 372 Human Relations and Organizational Behavior

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU

Effective human interaction principles that build confidence, competence and positive attitudes in work organizations are learned in this course. Topics that include the basis for human behavior, perception, communication, motivation, performance improvement, group behavior, ethics and social responsibility are major areas of emphasis. This course emphasizes the psychology of human relations management.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO 1: DEMONSTRATE SKILL AND COMPREHENSION IN TECHNIQUES OF MANAGEMENT IN TERMS OF HUMAN RELATIONS AND ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR (AS INDICATED BY COURSE OUTCOMES).

MGMT 495 Independent Studies in Management

Units: 1 - 3

Hours: 54 - 162 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU

An independent studies project involves an individual student or small group of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. See the current catalog section of "Special Studies" for full details of Independent Studies.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1: Actively engage in intellectual inquiry beyond that required in order to pass a course of study (College Wide Learning Outcome – Area 4).

MGMT 498 Work Experience in Management

Units: 1 - 4

Hours: 60 - 300 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

Enrollment Limitation:

Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals in Management.

Transferable: CSU

This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in their major field of study or advancement within their career. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer level degree occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to participate in a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

DEMONSTRATE AN UNDERSTANDING AND APPLICATION OF PROFESSIONAL WORKPLACE BEHAVIOR IN A FIELD OF STUDY RELATED TO ONE’S CAREER.(SLO 1)

Full-time Faculty

Lisa-Marie Mederos.
Lisa-Marie Mederos
Office: BS 154
Phone: (916) 691-7342
E-mail: mederol@crc.losrios.edu

This broad-based management program offers introductory courses as well as more specialized ones ranging from studies of the standard corporate organization to analyzing the small business.Managers help organizations achieve their objectives through effective planning, organizing, directing, and controlling. The management program attempts to develop an understanding of the importance and diversity of its related fields.This program prepares students for entry into a company management training program and upgrades the skills of those already working in industry, allowing them to advance to supervisory positions. Students planning vocations in personnel services or analyst positions in state or federal government service should also consider this degree program.