Required Classes

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Complete these classes with a grade of "C" or better to earn your certificate.

Course material requirements are subject to change. Please confirm required textbook and materials using the UCC Online Bookstore before ordering.

  • SDP 113: Human Relations for Supervisors

    This course analyzes the mutual relationships of employees, customers, and others outside the work place. Studies and provides critical thinking about teamwork, coaching, counseling, and mutual respect, personal integrity, and acceptance of others. Students gain insight into the human and organizational factors that influence the workplace beyond the traditionally measured outcomes of performance, production, and profitability.

    • 3 credits

    ORGB4Textbook

    ORGB Version 4 2015 (ORGB4) or ORGB Version 5 2016 - either version is acceptable

    Publisher: South-Western Cengage

    Authors: Debra L. Nelson and James Campbell Quick (Nelson/Quick)

    ISBN 978-1-285-42329-6.

    The textbook is available at the UCC Bookstore. You may use online sites to purchase the book however; it is your responsibility to ensure that you obtain the same version of the text as required for class.

    Get it at Amazon

    Note: The Amazon link and other sites may include the CourseMate Access card. There is no price difference, just ensure that you get the 4th/5th edition. Only the textbook is required – you do not need the optional access card.

  • BA231: Computers in Business

    BA231 is a computer class with very precise software requirements. Students will need the personal computer version of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. You will need a computer with high speed internet access in order to be successful in the course. This course is not designed to be completed using a tablet or smart phone options.

    Both Windows and Mac versions of the software can be used. The course is built with the Windows version and as such the Mac version will require some additional student research. Here are options for the required Microsoft Office Suite:

    Microsoft Office Suite Options:
    Option 1: Already have Microsoft Office Suite installed?
    Students who currently have Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint installed with a version of Office 2016 or Office 365 may use that software for the class.
    Option 2: Microsoft Free Student Version of Office 365
    This option works for both Windows and MAC computers.
    As an Umpqua Community College student, you may download a free version of Office 365. In order to use this option, you will need your UCC Student Email account. You will need to follow the instructions contained in the following link on your personal computer:
    https://www.umpqua.edu/images/resources-services/downloads/UCC_Student_Sign_Up_for_Office_365.pdf
    Note: There are no technical support options available for this free download. If you are unable to make the download work, you need to use Option 3 below.
    Option 3: Purchase Microsoft Office Suite from UCC Bookstore
    Students may purchase a personal copy of the software from the UCC Online Bookstore. The software is available for about $55 and is available for both Windows and Mac. Use the link provided or go to the UCC Online Bookstore and open the Software tab. Under this option you actually own the software, which is worth several hundreds of dollars if purchased at a store.
    If you need or want to order the software early please contact the bookstore directly and let them know you are an RMC student. For questions regarding software ordering contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Make sure to specify that you are an RMC Student trying to purchase the Microsoft Office Suite for BA231; include your Student ID (800 number).
  • BA214: Business Communications

    This course covers strategies in effective business communication.

    • 3 credits
    • Prerequisite: WR 115 or equivalent.

    Textbook

    The textbook for this class is an Open Educational Resources (OER) book that is provided with the Canvas Distance Learning platform. You do not need to purchase a textbook for this class. You will find links to the digital textbook in the Canvas class shell.

  • BA206: Management Fundamentals

    This is a basic course in management with emphasis on the application of sound managerial practices and techniques. Managerial functions including planning, organizing, leading, and controlling are studied in the framework of this course.

    • 3 credits

    Textbook

    The textbook for this class is an Open Educational Resources (OER) book that is provided with the Canvas Distance Learning platform. You do not need to purchase a textbook for this class. You will find links to the digital textbook in the Canvas class shell.

  • BA223: Marketing

    Covers the basic components of marketing such as consumer behavior, marketing research, production, distribution, promotion and price planning. Includes current marketing emphasis on customer service and global marketing. Case studies, videos, and guest speakers enhance student learning.

    • 3 credits

    Textbook

    The textbook for this class is an Open Educational Resources (OER) book that is provided with the Canvas Distance Learning platform. You do not need to purchase a textbook for this class. You will find links to the digital textbook in the Canvas class shell.

  • SDP 208: Human Resources for Supervisors

    This course prepares students for real issues and current challenges in human resource management. Problem-solving and decision-making skills are developed and emphasized.

    • 3 credits

    Textbook

    The textbook for this class is an Open Educational Resources (OER) book that is provided with the Canvas Distance Learning platform. You do not need to purchase a textbook for this class. You will find links to the digital textbook in the Canvas class shell.

  • BA233: Accounting for Managers

    NOTE: This course was previously listed as BA160. Students that completed BA160 do not need to take BA233.

    Gain an understanding of accounting and how it can be used to make financial decisions. Topics include: calculating interest and payroll, measuring and reporting data, understanding financial systems, using computer applications, and performing cost analysis.

    • 4 credits

    Textbook

    The textbook for this class is an Open Educational Resources (OER) book that is provided with the Canvas Distance Learning platform. You do not need to purchase a textbook for this class. You will find links to the digital textbook in the Canvas class shell.

  • BA249: Retailing

    Designed to acquaint students with the nature and scope of retailing. Learn about the history of retailing, managing retail operations, including financial planning, merchandise buying and handling, as well as store design and layout.

    • 3 credits 

    Textbook

    The textbook for this class is an Open Educational Resources (OER) book that is provided with the Canvas Distance Learning platform. You do not need to purchase a textbook for this class. You will find links to the digital textbook in the Canvas class shell.