2012-2013 TMCC College Catalog
This course covers the fundamentals of business law; the legal system, legal reasoning, public, commercial, managerial and property law,
and government regulation. Emphasis is placed upon those facets of the law that impact managers and small business owners.
Fundamentals of International Business
This course will introduce the student to the exciting world of International Business. It will examine the following: direct focus on the
development of management skills in handling problems of multinational business; analysis of problems stemming from the movement of
goods, services, human resources, technology, finance, legal and political risk and ownership across national boundaries.
Internship in Business
1.00 - 8.00
A course designed wherein students will apply knowledge to real on-the-job situations in a program designed by a company official and a
faculty advisor to maximize learning experiences. Available to students who have completed all core and major requirements and have a
2.5 GPA. Contact the appropriate chairperson for the application, screening and required skills evaluation. Up to eight semester hour
credits may be earned on a basis of 75 hours of internship for one credit. May be repeated for up to eight credits. This course may not
transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or science within the universities in the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE).
International Business Cultures
This course, through classroom exploration, examines the impacts on business practices by the culture in which you live and the culture in
which you interact. This course prepares students for IBUS 281 and IBUS 282. The course explores the culture and languages of the
countries to be visited during the current year's International Business Practices Field Study. Topics covered include: meeting, time
orientation, Hofstede's cultural dimensions, Hall's cultural factors, verbal and non-verbal communication, foods and etiquette. Students
must apply for admission to the course in the preceding fall. Students must complete this course in the spring with a satisfactory grade to
travel on the field study trip in the summer.
International Business Practices Field Study
Prerequisite: IBUS 280.
This course is a five week field study that through travel and interaction with businesses and universities in the country of interest allows
students to discover how business is practiced differently in different regions of the world. The course looks at: human resource
management, financial management, marketing and accounting practices. Topics will include: foreign currency exchange, financial
markets that are impacted in that country, marketing and advertising in that country, benefits and expectations of and by employees. This
course requires a trip journal and reflective notes within the journal. This course requires admission in the preceding fall and satisfactory
completion of IBUS 280.
Field Study International Business Emphasis Exploration
Prerequisite: IBUS 280. Corequisite: IBUS 281
This course allows students to explore a functional business area in more depth during the field study. Students will have opportunities to
meet with individuals that practice in their emphasis and to ask questions. Students may also have an opportunity to participate in field
trips that differ from their classmates that will allow them more insight into how their emphasis is impacted in different cultures. This
course requires a final reflective paper prior to the end of the second term of the summer session. This course requires admission in the
preceding fall, satisfactory completion of IBUS 280 and concurrent enrollment in IBUS 281.
Molecules and Life in the Modern World
Prerequisite: ENG 98R and MATH 96 or qualifying Accuplacer, ACT, or SAT scores.
A course for students with no science background. A general introduction into topics in inorganic and organic chemistry. Four laboratory
experiences are required through the course period.
Prerequisite: MATH 096 or placement in MATH 120 or higher.
This course is a preparatory course for students with a deficiency in high school chemistry or who have not had chemistry before who wish
to qualify for CHEM 110 or 121. Focus will be on developing problem solving skills and study skills in chemistry required to succeed in
CHEM 110 or 121. Does not satisfy the General Education Core Science requirement.
Recitation for General Chemistry I
Corequisite: Must be concurrently enrolled in CHEM 121.
Students must be concurrently enrolled in CHEM 121 in order to take this course. This course is a recitation section for CHEM 121 that
includes additional practice in problem solving and chemistry skills used in CHEM 121.
General Chemistry I
Prerequisite: ENG 98R and MATH 120 or equivalent or qualifying Accuplacer, ACT/SAT scores.
Fundamental principles of chemistry and the properties and uses of the common nonmetallic elements.
TMCC College Catalog 2012-2013
* This course might not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or science within the universities in the Nevada System of Higher Education
(NSHE). If you plan to pursue a four-year degree, check with the institution where you intend to transfer to learn whether this course will count
toward the degree you intend to seek.