SRJC Course Outlines

6/23/2024 5:09:02 PMHR 65.5 Course Outline as of Spring 2011

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  HR 65.5Title:  BENEFITS ADM  
Full Title:  Benefits Administration
Last Reviewed:10/27/1997

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled8.003 max.Lecture Scheduled24.00
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled02 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total8.00 Contact Total24.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  48.00Total Student Learning Hours: 72.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  P/NP Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  BMG 65.5

Catalog Description:
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The administration of benefits covers a wide range of constantly changing areas.  This course discusses in detail the most common benefits employers offer and the process and techniques necessary to ensure the benefits are properly and legally administered.  Topics include medical, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, worker's compensation, unemployment, COBRA, stock options, 401K, 403B and retiree benefits.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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The administration of benefits covers a wide range of constantly changing areas.  This course discusses in detail the most common benefits employers offer and the process and techniques necessary to ensure the benefits are properly and legally administered.  Topics include medical, dental, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, worker's compensation, unemployment, COBRA, stock options, 401K, 403B, and retiree benefits.
(P/NP Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
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:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Each participant will be able to:
1.  describe an HMO, PPO, and Indemnity Health Plan and their administra-
   tion requirements;
2.  calculate the cost to the employer of an employee's benefits package;
3.  identify the steps necessary to manage COBRA, SUI, and Worker's
   Compensation;
4.  give a presentation to employees on the advantage of a 401K or 403B.

Topics and Scope
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Discussions will provide basic understanding of all the benefits commonly
offered by employers.
Timelines and paperwork to comply with
 insurance companies
 state agencies
Administering employer benefit plans
 Health care
 Vision
 Dental
 Life Insurance
 LTD
 AD&D
 pensions
 4038 and employee disconts

Assignments:
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Participants will read various benefit plans, complete state agency forms
and give a presentation on the advantages of either a 401K or 403B.

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 and skill demonstrations 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
5 - 60%
Homework problems
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 50%
Class performances, CLASS PARTICIPATION
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
20 - 75%
ATTENDANCE


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor will provide participants reading materials and legal sections.

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