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Why Study Business?
College graduates in Business are working in fast-paced, challenging, and often high-paying careers. Opportunities for personal growth, advancement, recognition, travel, and economic security will await goal oriented individuals who choose Business as a college major. L.A. Mission College can help you accomplish your goals.

Courses available at LA Mission College include but are not limited to the following: Accounting, Business, Business Data Processing, Business Law, Finance, Management, and Marketing.

Everyone from the executive of a firm to the head of a household will find this Business curriculum fills a need.

Business programs at LA Mission College offer the student variety and quality of instruction. A student who is interested in the general field of business can explore several specific options in order to make a decision about the path he or she chooses in business world.

The majority of courses listed in the above subjects are transferable to both the California State University and University of California systems and private universities. In addition, many of these courses will not only apply to certificate and associate degree programs, but it will also apply toward the major requirements for transfer program.

For further information call: 818.364.7729
Employment Opportunities in Business:
There are excellent employment opportunities for individuals trained in business. This is one of the few areas where entry-level positions are available that can lead to a wide range of careers in the world of business.

Business majors can work in almost every industry; some of these are the following:
- Manufacturing
- Banking, Insurance & Real Estate
- Marketing
- Health Fields
- Communications
- Transportation
- Retail & Wholesale
- Self Employment/ Entrepreneurship
- Government
Possible career specializations include the following:
- Manager
- Controller
- Director
- Marketer
- Supervisor
- Administrator
What is offered to Business Majors at LAMC?
Within each of these academic areas is a variety of individual courses. This variety gives the student the opportunity to receive a basic understanding of the field of business and lays the foundation necessary to complete certificate, associate degree, and transfer programs.
- Certificates Offered - Vocational:
  Business Communications
Business Data Processing
Real Estate (Pending)
Retail Management
Supervision (Pending)
- Associate Degrees Offered in:
Accounting
Business Administration
Business Data Processing
Finance
Management
Marketing
Real Estate (Pending)
Small Business Management
Supervision (Pending)
Faculty
Bernal, Vilma - Professor
Fujitani, D - Instructor
Jordan, D - Instructor
Kellogg, L - Instructor
Rush, Cleveland - Associate Professor
Degrees & Certificates
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM: Associate in Arts - Business Administration

The Business Administration program is designed to give the student a basic understanding of the field of business and business administration and to meet the general requirements for graduation.

Through the use of electives, it is also designed with sufficient latitude to allow the student to explore fields of his or her choice which he or she might not otherwise be able to do. For the "undecided" student who wishes more time and information in order to make a choice of careers. Always consult a counselor for information on graduation requirements.

 
FIRST SEMESTER
UNITS
Bus 1 - Introduction to Business
3
Bus 31 - Business English
3
or
CAOT 31 - Business English
Graduation Requirements and Electives
9
 
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15
 
SECOND SEMESTER
UNITS
Co Sci 401 - Introduction to Computers & their Uses
3
Econ 1 - Principles of Economics I
3
Mgmt 2 - Organization and Management Theory
3
Graduation Requirement and Electives
6
 
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15
 
THIRD SEMESTER
UNITS
Acctg 1 - Introductory Accounting I
5
Law I/Bus 5 - Business Law I
3
Econ 2 - Principles of Economics II
3
Mgmt 13 - Small Business Management I
3
Graduation Requirements and Electives
1
 
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15
FOURTH SEMESTER
UNITS
Acctg 2 - Introductory Accounting II
5
Bus 15 - Business Statistics
3
Finance 1 - Principles of Finance
3
Market 21 - Principles of Marketing
3
Graduation Requirements and Electives
3
 
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17
 
RECOMMENDED
Co Sci 415 - Beginning COBOL Programming
CAOT I - Keyboarding I
CAOT 82 - Microcomputer Software Survey  
Soc 11 - Ethnic and Racial Minorities in the United States  
Cooperative Education (work experience) courses

Course Schedules (Fall 2007)
Check back for the Fall schedule.
Course Descriptions
BUSINESS 001
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS
(UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
Prerequisite: None.
Lecture 3 hours.
Recommended as the basic business course for all business programs. The student will learn the various forms of business organizations. The student will study business management, organization, financing, and marketing, and will also become acquainted with the risks involved in business and with government's role in business.
BUSINESS 005
BUSINESS LAW I
(UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
Prerequisite: None.
Lecture 3 hours.
Same as Law 1. Business 5 is a study of the fundamental principles of law as they apply in the business world. The course examines legal rights and remedies, business torts and crimes, contracts, agency, employment, and negotiable instruments.
Acceptable for credit: CSUN: Business 280.
 
BUSINESS 006
BUSINESS LAW II
(UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
Prerequisite: None.
Lecture 3 hours.
Business 6 is a further study of the fundamental principles of law as they apply in the business world. The course examines bailment: principles of agencies, principles and third parties, partnerships, formation and management of California corporations; legal aspects of negotiable instruments and securities.
 
BUSINESS 007
INTRODUCTION TO MULTIMEDIA
3 UNITS
Prerequisite: None.
Lecture 3 hours.
This course is intended to provide the student with the understanding of the capabilities and limitations of the multimedia technology, the planning process, the multimedia building blocks, the authoring process, and the distribution and the distribution and playback of the application.
 
BUSINESS 015
BUSINESS STATISTICS
(UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
Prerequisite: Math 238 with a grade of "C" or better.
Lecture 3 hours.
Examines the collection, tabulation, and graphic presentation of data, average and index numbers, economic trends and cycles, correlation, and the applications.
 
BUSINESS 031
BUSINESS ENGLISH
3 UNITS
Prerequisite: None.
Lecture 3 hours.
Same as Computer and Office Applications 31. A direct and realistic approach to the problem of business communications. Emphasis is placed on effective as well as grammatically correct business communications.
 
BUSINESS 032
BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS
(CSU) 3 UNITS
Prerequisite: Bus 31 or COA 31.
Advisory: COA 84.
This course is designed to solve business problems through effective expression of both verbal and nonverbal communications (writing, speaking and listening). Skills developed: How to generate business letters and reports, inter-office memorandums, application letters, resumes, and follow up communications. Practical tips on interviews and discussion on new communication channels.
 
BUSINESS 038
BUSINESS COMPUTATIONS
(CSU) 3 UNITS
Prerequisite: None.
Lecture 3 hours.
A course designed for the fundamentals of mathematics in business. Practical problems in trade and cash discounts, interest, taxes and insurance, accounting and finance, fractions and decimals, banking and payroll, and percentage applications.
 
DIRECTED STUDY 185
(CSU) 1 UNITS
Directed study on a contract basis under the supervision of an instructor.
Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units may be taken for credit.
 
DIRECTED STUDY 285
(CSU) 2 UNITS
Directed study on a contract basis under the supervision of an instructor.
Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units may be taken for credit.
 
DIRECTED STUDY 385
(CSU) 3 UNITS
Directed study on a contract basis under the supervision of an instructor.
Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units may be taken for credit.
 
COOPERATIVE EDUCATION STUDY 921
(CSU) 2 UNITS
Supervised training is conducted in the form of on-the-job training in an employment area that will enhance the student's educational goals. Limits to transfer credit: See Cooperative Education Credit Guide.
 
COOPERATIVE EDUCATION STUDY 931
(CSU) 3 UNITS
Supervised training is conducted in the form of on-the-job training in an employment area that will enhance the student's educational goals. Limits to transfer credit: See Cooperative Education Credit Guide.
 
COOPERATIVE EDUCATION STUDY 941
(CSU) 4 UNITS
Supervised training is conducted in the form of on-the-job training in an employment area that will enhance the student's educational goals. Limits to transfer credit: See Cooperative Education Credit Guide.

 

 

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