Mt San Antonio College

Student Learning Outcome (SLO) Delineations


Course Title Description SLO #1 SLO #2 SLO #3
Course Title: BUSA 11 Course Description: Fundamentals of Accounting SLO #1: I am able to compute the ending balance in a company's inventory account using FIFO and LIFO inventory methods  SLO #2: I am able to calculate depreciation using the straight line method of depreciation  SLO #3: I am able to calculate simple interest for a loan 
Course Title: BUSA 21 Course Description: Cost Accounting SLO #1: I am able to define cost concepts, terms, behaviors and evaluate relevant costs for decision making  SLO #2: I am able to evaluate data for planning and controlling current operations  SLO #3: I am able to accumulate data for special decisions and long- range planning 
Course Title: BUSA 52 Course Description: Intermediate Accounting I SLO #1: I am able to interpret the statements and reports that emerge from the accounting process  SLO #2: I am able to explain accounting for inventory valuation issues  SLO #3: I am able to explain valuation of the acquisition and disposition of property, plant, and equipment 
Course Title: BUSA 52B Course Description: Intermediate Accounting II SLO #1: I am able to explain the presentation and analysis of long-term debt  SLO #2: I am able to describe income taxes, income tax expense, income taxes payable, and their presentation on the income statement and balance sheet  SLO #3: I am able to describe changes and error analysis and the preparation of financial statements with error corrections 
Course Title: BUSA 58 Course Description: Federal Income Tax Law SLO #1: I am able to define accounting terms and concepts related to federal and state income tax  SLO #2: I am able to calculate tax accounting problems  SLO #3: I am able to prepare federal income tax returns 
Course Title: BUSA 59 Course Description: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance I SLO #1: I am able to describe ethical volunteer standards of conduct for the VITA program.  SLO #2: I am able to identify the appropriate tax return to file for taxpayer.  SLO #3: I am able to prepare tax forms, including 1040EZ, 1040A, 1040 with schedule A, B, and C-EZ. 
Course Title: BUSA 60 Course Description: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance II SLO #1: I am able to define initial information required for filing individual income tax returns.  SLO #2: I am able to determine if taxpayer meets VITA qualifications.  SLO #3: I am able to prepare individual Federal and State income tax returns for low income individuals and families using current software, including 1040EZ, 1040A, 1040 with schedule A, B, and C-EZ. 
Course Title: BUSA 68 Course Description: Business Mathematics SLO #1: I am able to demonstrate addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of numbers  SLO #2: I am able to round whole numbers, decimals and percents  SLO #3: I am able to solve business-related word problems 
Course Title: BUSA 7 Course Description: Principles of Accounting - Financial SLO #1: I am able to describe the basic accounting system and how it is used to serve business needs  SLO #2: I am able to analyze and record transactions, using a journal and a ledger, of varying degrees of difficulty including adjusting, and closing entries  SLO #3: I am able to utilize accounting information including financial statements to perform financial statement analysis 
Course Title: BUSA 70 Course Description: Payroll and Tax Accounting SLO #1: I am able to identify payroll records required by the employer in preparation for filing tax forms for Social Security, federal and state income tax, state disability benefits, and federal and state unemployment  SLO #2: I am able to calculate wages and withholding amounts in payroll problems  SLO #3: I am able to assemble payroll record keeping requirements for employers under current state and federal laws 
Course Title: BUSA 71 Course Description: Personal Financial Planning SLO #1: I am able to develop a personal definition of financial success  SLO #2: I know how to evaluate my own personal spending patterns and create my own personal budgets  SLO #3: I am able to explain the importance of planning and saving for retirement during the course of my lifetime 
Course Title: BUSA 72 Course Description: Bookkeeping - Accounting SLO #1: I am able to explain the concept of double-entry accounting within the categories of asset, liability, owner's equity, revenue and expense account  SLO #2: I am able to analyze business transactions, and journalize and post transactions to ledger accounts  SLO #3: I am able to utilize procedures of cash control in such areas as petty cash funds, change funds, cash short and over and bank reconciliation 
Course Title: BUSA 75 Course Description: Using Microcomputers in Financial Accounting SLO #1: I am able to use computerized accounting software to process accounting transactions  SLO #2: I am able to process collections from customers and update accounts receivable.  SLO #3: I am able to prepare financial statements 
Course Title: BUSA 76 Course Description: Using Microcomputers in Managerial Accounting SLO #1: I am able to solve managerial accounting problems with Excel software  SLO #2: I am able to create a chart using Excel software.  SLO #3: I am able to explain how Excel software should be used and applied by a company in its day to day business operations 
Course Title: BUSA 8 Course Description: Principles of Accounting - Managerial SLO #1: I am able to explain the role of the managerial accountant and describe the uses of managerial accounting information  SLO #2: I am able to distinguish between product and period costs and explain which of these costs are shown on the balance sheet and which costs are shown on the income statement  SLO #3: I am able to describe a job order cost accounting system and explain how manufacturing costs flow through the inventory accounts of the balance sheet and move onto the income statement 
Course Title: BUSA 81 Course Description: Work Experience in Accounting SLO #1: I am able to interview at a work site and present myself professionally  SLO #2: I am able to demonstrate the ability to complete an employment application  SLO #3: I am able to apply skills learned in the classroom under actual work conditions 
Course Title: BUSM 10 Course Description: Principles of Continuous Quality Improvement SLO #1: I am able to define and outline the key principles of continuous quality management  SLO #2: I am able to contrast quality management theory and previous management thought  SLO #3: I am able to describe and explain the quality management tools and techniques for process improvement 
Course Title: BUSM 20 Course Description: Principles of Business SLO #1: I am able to list and explain the foundations upon which business is built and the economic challenges facing the United States  SLO #2: I am able to explain the global dimensions affecting businesses today and in the future  SLO #3: I am able to describe and explain social responsibility and business ethics 
Course Title: BUSM 50 Course Description: World Culture: A Business Perspective SLO #1: I am able to analyze cultural differences when doing business with different cultural groups  SLO #2: I am able to discuss cultural roles and how they differ among cultures  SLO #3: I am able to discuss gender roles in various cultures and contrast among countries 
Course Title: BUSM 51 Course Description: Principles of International Business SLO #1: I am able to identify how governments influence trade  SLO #2: I am able to explain the differences between domestic business and international business  SLO #3: I am able to explain how culture impacts international business 
Course Title: BUSM 52 Course Description: Principles of Exporting and Importing SLO #1: I am able to explain how a small business can prepare to conduct export operations  SLO #2: I am able to define key international trade documentation requirements  SLO #3: I am able to describe types of international trade transportation intermediaries 
Course Title: BUSM 53 Course Description: Supply Chain Management SLO #1: I am able to identify and explain elements of an organization's supply chain.  SLO #2: I am able to describe the benefits of a robust supply chain process.  SLO #3: I am able to explain the relationship of suppliers and distributors to ensure optimal supplies of materials in an organization. 
Course Title: BUSM 60 Course Description: Human Relations in Business SLO #1: I am able to define organizational culture, socialization and mentoring  SLO #2: I am able to analyze social perception  SLO #3: I am able to review motivational theories related to organizational behavior 
Course Title: BUSM 61 Course Description: Business Organization and Management SLO #1: I am able to apply management concepts and functions  SLO #2: I am able to perform the strategic planning process and utilize decision making models  SLO #3: I am able to identify organizing principles and identify different organizational designs 
Course Title: BUSM 62 Course Description: Human Resource Management SLO #1: I am able to explain theory and practical application of Equal Employment Opportunity current employment laws  SLO #2: I am able to write a job description and job specification  SLO #3: I am able to develop interviewing skills 
Course Title: BUSM 66 Course Description: Small Business Management SLO #1: I am able to describe business planning for small business  SLO #2: I am able to discuss the legal forms of business ownership  SLO #3: I am able to discuss the marketing research process 
Course Title: BUSM 81 Course Description: Work Experience in Business SLO #1: I am able to interview at a work site and present myself professionally  SLO #2: I am able to complete an employment application  SLO #3: I am able to write measurable learning objectives 
Course Title: BUSM 85 Course Description: Special Issues in Business SLO #1: I am able to analyze businesses and identify objectives to be accomplished.  SLO #2: I am able to evaluate the effectiveness of a business plan  SLO #3: I am able to develop and manage a budget for a business 
Course Title: BUSO 25 Course Description: Business Communications SLO #1: I am able to compose an appropriate, effective letter presenting good news, bad news, sales, or persuasive content  SLO #2: I am able to use informative and sales letters to convey information and influence people favorably  SLO #3: I am able to develop and deliver a 3-5 minute presentation on a business related topic 
Course Title: BUSO 26 Course Description: Oral Communications for Business SLO #1: I am able to apply communication skills in simulated business situations such as conferences and business groups  SLO #2: I am able to develop topical outlines, note cards, and visual aids  SLO #3: I am able to evaluate presentation preparation and delivery. 
Course Title: BUSO 5 Course Description: Business English SLO #1: I am able to analyze sentences in terms of part of speech and sentence structure  SLO #2: I am able to apply correct punctuation to sentences  SLO #3: I am able to develop business related ideas into unified, coherent paragraphs, using correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation 
Course Title: BUSS 33 Course Description: Advertising and Promotion SLO #1: I am able to differentiate between the various media available to promote sales  SLO #2: I am able to identify sources of information needed for research, planning and evaluating the promotion mix  SLO #3: I am able to compare and contrast the effectiveness of promotional campaigns 
Course Title: BUSS 35 Course Description: Professional Selling SLO #1: I am able to list the characteristics of a successful salesperson  SLO #2: I am able to compare and contrast customer needs, wants, product features and benefits  SLO #3: I am able to evaluate my own potential as a professional salesperson and set goals for improvement 
Course Title: BUSS 36 Course Description: Principles of Marketing SLO #1: I have developed a working knowledge of marketing terminology  SLO #2: I am able to recall and apply promotional strategies used in the marketing of products and services.  SLO #3: I am able to recall and apply distribution strategies used in the marketing of products and services. 
Course Title: BUSS 50 Course Description: Retail Store Management and Merchandising SLO #1: I am able to explain the role of retail as a marketing function  SLO #2: I am able to compare and contrast requirements for success in retailing at entry level, mid-management and management positions  SLO #3: I am able to explain the elements of profits and the effect merchandising decisions have on profit 
Course Title: BUSS 79 Course Description: Work Experience in Marketing Management SLO #1: I am able to establish and maintain a positive relationship with employer  SLO #2: I am able to establish and maintain a positive and constructive relationship with co-workers  SLO #3: I am able to establish and maintain productive relationships with customers 
Course Title: BUSS 85 Course Description: Special Issues in Marketing SLO #1: I am able to produce a written report of solutions, recommended actions and expected outcomes for a marketing problem brought forward by a local business and present it orally to the business  SLO #2: I am able to develop a customer survey or questionnaire to be used to collect customer data as part of a class project  SLO #3: I am able to develop and suggest a budget required to implement the proposed marketing plan for a studied company