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    Rocklin, CA 95677
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  • LR 130
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    Rocklin, CA 95677
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  • LR 135
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    Rocklin, CA 95677
Suzanne Davenport Distance Learning Coordinator
  • LR 134
  • 5000 Rocklin Rd.
    Rocklin, CA 95677
Chris Poling Distance Learning Support Specialist
  • LR 128
  • 5000 Rocklin Rd.
    Rocklin, CA 95677

Course Previews

Are you interested in taking an online class at Sierra College? Below you will find previews for several of our classes.

BUS 140: Small Business Management

Practical aspects of starting, buying and managing a small business. Focus on home-based, service, "bricks and mortar," and e-businesses; forms of ownership, franchising, and preparing a business plan; financing a business; accounting and marketing fundamentals; managing human resources, technology, and insurance.

ENGL 019: Introduction to Creative Writing

Composition of imaginative writing, with reading assignments of literary models in poetry, fiction, and drama. Includes analysis of the models as well as discussion and criticism, in a workshop mode, of original student poems, fiction, and plays.

CIS 052: Creating a Virtual Office

Introduction to the Virtual Office Profession. Explores issues to be addressed when creating a virtual office. Topics include managing time, customizing workplace environment, evaluating and buying technology, communicating with technology, and business ethics.

AGRI 198: Food, Society & Environment

Multiple perspectives and global connections between the environment, society and food production. Emphasis on agriculture's central position between nature and society and its key role in humanity's search for a productive and sustainable environment.