Photograph by Bill Holmes 

Dr. Greg Swan, Residential Faculty

Chandler/Gilbert Community College
2626 E. Pecos Rd.
Chandler, AZ  85225

Office: Pecos campus, EST123
Office Telephone: 480-732-7088 (email is better)
Email: (If you want to contact me with a class-related question, it’s best to use the messaging feature in Canvas.)
Home page:
Cell phone number: Given out on the Canvas Home page for the course.
Academic support hours:

 Fall, 2021 When/How to Start Classes

Online 1st 8 Weeks
16 Weeks

2nd 8 Weeks

GBS205 Legal Ethical and Regulatory Environment of Business and SBU200 Society and Business Online version

And SBU200 Society and Business Online

Early Open: Wed Aug 18

Official Start: Mon Aug 23. Be sure to login by this date!

You can start your ONLINE course here:

GBS205 Legal Ethical and Regulatory Environment of Business

Opens: Wed Aug 18

Official Start: Monday Aug 23. Be sure to login by this date!

You can start your ONLINE course here:

Fall 2021 Course Textbooks, Syllabi and email setup is below

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GBS205 Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

Required text:

We will use a special textbook designed to speed up online learning.  The “book” is electronic and you must purchase it in order to complete homework.  You may purchase access as soon as a week before class starts.  (If you need to buy it sooner, send me an email.)

Pagnattaro: The Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business, 19e (Connect version) ISBN 13: 9781264619276 You receive 6 Months of access for less than  $120.00 You also receive an offline reader that allows you to read the textbook on Android or Apple without an Internet connection.  However, a printed color looseleaf hardcopy of the book may be purchased later for an additional $60 if you want a paper copy.


Logging in: This online course will be open at least one week before the official start of class.  Go to  Login with your MEID  and password.  Click on the Courses drop-down list and select GBS205.  (See my.maricopa. for information on the MEID.)

Course syllabus: GBS205 Syllabus Fall 2020.


SBU200 Society and Business

Required Texts (in order used):


  1. Chris Martenson, Crash Course: The Unsustainable Future of Our Economy, Energy and Environment, ISBN: 9780470927649. Cost is $19.00 new retail hardcover. The ebook runs around $15.19.
  2. Ha-Joon Chang, 23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism ISBN: 9781608193387  Cost is $13.05 new retail paperback. The ebook runs around $9.99

The online version of the course uses Canvas and is open to students one week before classes officially start.  Go to to access Canvas. Login with your MEID. Click on the Courses list and select SBU200. 

Online course syllabus: Online SBU200 Fall 2021 Syllabus
If you need it, software for viewing the pdf file may be found here:

Everyone must set up their Maricopa Mail. Instructions:

Make sure you receive email related to your courses.  Follow these instructions to activate "Maricopa Mail" and forward it to your email box:

Caution: Ordering Books Online

Be sure you check what kind of shipping you are getting or class could be over before your book arrives. One problem with ordering physical books online is that the "standard" shipping is usually Media Mail, which the post office may take up to 14 business days to deliver.  That counts out to slightly more or slightly less than THREE WEEKS.  Media mail usually goes by truck.  The longest delay can be at your local post office, where the package is allowed to sit until the carrier has room on their vehicle and time to load it.  I've had Media Mail from the same shop take 2 days or 2 weeks.  Two days tends to happen if I'm on good terms with the carrier and the seller is in AZ, Texas or SoCal.  Priority Mail/First Class is faster, although postal delivery is currently (August 2020) delayed as part of a White House initiative.  Of course, ebooks are delivered immediately.