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Spartans Online offers courses through a program called "High Demand Courses Online". The goal of this program is to provide courses SJSU students need to progress in their educational goals (e.g., to graduate, to apply for their major, to attain mastery in a specific domain required for degree progression, etc.). These classes begin after the Census date each semester.



Course  Course Description Section Class # Credits Instructor
BUS2 90

Business Statistics

In terms of theory and application: collection and presentation of data; measures of central values and spread; probability as a measure of uncertainty; sampling and sampling distribution of the sample mean; confidence intervals; hypothesis testing; regression and correlation. This is a major requirement.

10 30265 3 Ann Kalinowski
           
BUS2 130

Introduction to Marketing

Analysis of marketing opportunities; planning of marketing programs with emphasis on product, price, promotion and distribution; control of the marketing effort; social and ethical responsibilities of marketing. This is a major requirement.

 15  30267 3 Miwa Merz
           
BUS2 190

Quantitative Business Analysis

Quantitative models and computer software used in business decision-making. Studies of network and transportation models, linear programming, CPM/PERT project analysis, decision analysis, simulation and other techniques used in management science applications. This is a major requirement.

15 30266 3 Ann Kalinowski
           
BUS3 80

Legal Environment of Business

Understand the judicial system and dispute resolution with emphasis on the role of law in purchasing, contracting and administering a business as it impacts the firm's constituencies and society as a whole. This is a major requirement.

10 30291 3 Inae Yang
           
BUS4 91L

Business Productivity Tools

An overview of computer hardware and software concepts and common operating system functions. Instruction in the use of microcomputer-based word processing, presentation graphics and spreadsheet productivity tools. This is a major requirement.

11 30295 1 Mike Splane
           
BUS5 187

Global Dimensions of Business

An integrative interdisciplinary foundation for more specialized courses and self-directed learning. Provides an overview of economic, social, cultural and political/legal forces and factors influencing crossborder business and an introduction to international dimensions of business functions and operations. This is a major requirement.

18 30277 3 Asbjorn Osland
           
BUS5 187

Global Dimensions of Business

An integrative interdisciplinary foundation for more specialized courses and self-directed learning. Provides an overview of economic, social, cultural and political/legal forces and factors influencing crossborder business and an introduction to international dimensions of business functions and operations. This is a major requirement.

19 30278 3 Bill Musgrave
           
CHAD 106

Concept of Child

Explores the historical diversity in the ways in which childhood has been defined; investigates diverse cultural definitions of childhood; examines the impacts of those beliefs and definitions on human development. Meets Area V General Education requirements.

11 30264 3 Robin Love
           
COMM 41

Critical Decision Making

Critical reasoning and problem solving in group discussion. Examination of the relationship between critical decision-making and group communication. Practice in group problem solving as a means for developing critical thinking skills. Meets Area A3 or C2 General Education requirements.

10 30279 3 Gina Firenzi
           
COMM 100W

Writing Workshop

Current conventions and forms of exposition, argument and persuasion. Writing for the general and specialized audience from the thesis statement approach. Meets Area Z General Education requirements.

20 30292 3 Brohne Lawhorne
           
GEOL 105

Oceanography

Scientific examination of the impact of oceans on global society, and human impacts on the oceans, through classroom discussions, computer exercises and field trips. Meets Area R General Education requirements.

10 30296 3 Don Reed

For more information about future online course offering through special session, please contact Spartans Online at 408.924.2670 or email online@sjsu.edu.