SRJC Course Outlines

4/22/2021 5:12:13 PMADLTED 724 Course Outline as of Fall 2017

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ADLTED 724Title:  BUSINESS MATH EXCEL  
Full Title:  Business Mathematics Using Excel
Last Reviewed:3/13/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum0Lecture Scheduled06 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum0Lab Scheduled3.003 min.Lab Scheduled18.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total18.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 18.00 

Title 5 Category:  Non-Credit
Grading:  Non-Credit Course
Repeatability:  27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions
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Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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This course presents basic math as applied to business solutions using Excel including: banking, pricing, cash and trade discounts, payroll, and calculating interest and depreciation.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course presents basic math as applied to business solutions using Excel including: banking, pricing, cash and trade discounts, payroll, and calculating interest and depreciation.
(Non-Credit Course)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions

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

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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     Apply basic principles of mathemathics in calculations for checking account debit/credit
    transactions, cash and trade discounts, payroll applications, product pricing for
    profitability, simple interest and depreciation using Excel as a tool.

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to effectively use Excel to make a variety of business calculations:
1. Fraction and decimal problems
2. Equivalents and conversion
3. Percentages as they relate to discounts
4. Checking account transactions
5. Payroll transactions
6. Cash and trade discounts
7. Pricing products for profitability
8. Simple Interest
9. Depreciation

Topics and Scope
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I. Overview of Excel for Business Applications
II. Calculating Equivalencies and Percentages
    A. Fractions
    B. Equivalents and Conversions
    C. Percentages
III. Calculating Payroll Problems
    A. Time-basis payment and payroll deductions
    B. Piecework and commission methods of payment
IV. Calculating Cash and Trade Discounts
    A. Purchase orders and invoices
    B. Cash discounts
    C. Trade discounts
V. Calculating Pricing
    A. Retail price, cost, and markup
    B. Profit and loss
VI. Calculating Depreciation
VII. Calculating Simple Interest

Assignments:
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1. Calculate number/factor problems as they relate to specific business topics such as payroll,
    discounts, and depreciation using Excel (15 - 20 exercises)
2. Calculate word problems as related to specific business topics such as payroll, discounts, and
    depreciation using Excel (15 - 20 exercises)
3. In-class activities applying mathematical calculations to everyday business situations using
    Excel (8 - 10)
4. Group problem-solving exercises (4 - 6)

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
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
70 - 80%
In-class computational analysis as related to business situations: computation and word problem exercises
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
20 - 30%
Attendance and participation; group problem-solving


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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