SRJC Course Outlines

6/20/2024 6:18:54 AMBGN 204 Course Outline as of Fall 2021

Inactive Course

Discipline and Nbr:  BGN 204Title:  ELECTRONIC CALCULATOR  
Full Title:  Electronic Calculator
Last Reviewed:3/28/2016

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum.50Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum.50Lab Scheduled1.504 min.Lab Scheduled26.25
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.50 Contact Total26.25
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 26.25 

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:  BGN 85

Catalog Description:
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Training in the use of the electronic printing calculator.


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Training in the use of the electronic printing calculator.
(Grade or P/NP)

Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
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:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1.  Operate 0-9 and function keys on electronic calculator by touch
2.  Use operating controls on an electronic calculator

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Upon completion of this course, the students will be able to:
1. Locate and identify the operating controls of the electronic printing calculator
2. Accurately operate the 0-9 and function keys by touch
3. Perform business calculations on a calculator

Topics and Scope
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I.  Equipment Operation:
     A. Operating controls
     B. 0 to 9 keys
     C. Function keys
II.  Techniques:
     A. Touch method for stroking keys
     B. Proper posture
     C. Work area arrangement
III.  Computing and Recording Correct Answers:
     A. Determine and set decimal key
     B. Correctly label answers
          1. Dollar sign ($)
          2. Credit ( - or CR)
          3. Commas (,)
IV.  Calculations and Formulas:
     A. Touch addition
     B. Subtraction
     C. Multiplication with whole numbers and decimals, and whole numbers and fractions; multifactor multiplication, accumulative multiplication
     D. Division with whole numbers and decimals and with whole numbers and fractions
     E. Complements and chain discount equivalent
     F. Simple interest

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Completion of:
1.  15 textbook lessons
2.  4 problem-solving tests

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%
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
55 - 65%
15 text book lessons
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
35 - 45%
4 problem-solving tests
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Solving Business Problems On The Electronic Calculator, 6th ed., by Mildred K. Polisky Glencoe/McGraw-Hill  2003 Classic in field

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