SRJC Course Outlines

5/25/2024 1:28:55 AMBMG 85.1 Course Outline as of Fall 1997

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  BMG 85.1Title:  PRE-BUS FUNDAMENTAL  
Full Title:  Pre-Business Fundamentals
Last Reviewed:4/2/2012

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled3.006 max.Lecture Scheduled18.00
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled05 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total18.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  36.00Total Student Learning Hours: 54.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  BMG 85A

Catalog Description:
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This course attempts to assist students in making the decision to enter the field of small business.  Personal requirements for success.  What are the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs?  Survival factors to consider--what makes one business succeed while another fails? Introduction to the need for planning and initial financial considerations.


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Making the decision to enter the field of small business. Survival factors to consider.
(Grade or P/NP)

Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1983Inactive:Fall 2018
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The student will understand :
1.  the role of small business in the U.S. Economy;
2.  the necessary requirements for success in small business;
3.  the importance of having a business plan.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Small Businesses today - its role in our economy.
2.  Small Business - requirements for success.
3.  Small Business - problem areas.
4.  The Entrepreneur in our society.
5.  The business plan - an introduction.
6.  Initial financial needs - how much money will be needed and where
   does it come from?

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Self  analysis--do you have what is takes to succeed in small business.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 70%
Essay exams
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 20%
Field work, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 20%
Class performances, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, Nicholas C. Siropolis, Houghton/Mifflin,
5th Edition, 1994.

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