SRJC Course Outlines

5/27/2022 9:21:04 AMBGN 81 Course Outline as of Fall 1998

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  BGN 81Title:  BUS MATH SKILLS  
Full Title:  Business Math Skills
Last Reviewed:2/28/2022

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

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

Catalog Description:
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Starting with a review of basic arithmetic and fractions, the course progresses to more advanced topics such as percents, payroll, selling and buying, and borrowing and lending.  The course offers preparation for accounting, management, retailing, marketing, and office technology.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Starting with a review of basic arithmetic and fractions, the course progresses to more advanced topics such as percents, payroll, selling and buying, and borrowing and lending.  The course offers preparation for accounting, management, retailing, marketing, and office technology.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
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

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1998Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Students will be able to:
A.  Calculate solutions to typical business math problems.
B.  Analyze and solve word problems involving business math.
C.  Compare alternatives for financing purchases.
D.  Compute payroll.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Review of Arithmetic Principles (addition, subtraction, multiplication
   and division) applied to:
   A.  Whole numbers
   B.  Decimals
   C.  Fractions
2.  Percent
   A.  Conversion of percentages to decimals and decimals to percentages
   B.  Identify and solve for rate, part, and base
3.  Money Management Tools
   A.  Checking Accounts
   B.  Credit Cards
   C.  Savings Accounts
   D.  Reconciliation
4.  Calculation of Payroll
   A.  Gross Earnings
   B.  Net Earnings
   C.  Payroll Reporting
5.  Mathematics of Buying
   A.  Invoicing
   B.  Discounts
6.  Mathematics of Selling
   A.  Markup
   B.  Markdown
   C.  Inventory Management
7.  Calculation of Simple Interest
   A.  Finding principal, rate, and time
   B.  Interest notes
   C.  Discount notes
8.  Taxes
   A.  Property
   B.  Income
   C.  Sales

Assignments:
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1.  Unit Quizzes
2.  Complete chapter problems/exercises
3.  Complete mathematically related activities/projects

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
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 90%
Quizzes, Exams, Activities
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 25%
Attendance


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Miller, Salzman, Clenden, BUSINESS MATHEMATICS, 7th ed., Addison Wesley,
 1997

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