Online Courses

Accounting Information Systems (3)
This course is an introduction to the systems, procedures, and processes that management employs to control operating activities and information reporting systems.
Prerequisite: ACCT 2211

Foundations in Business (3)
This course will serve as an integrative introduction to the functional areas of business. Projects based on current business dilemmas will emphasize the need for constant research and innovation required to address problems that students will encounter in the business world. Potential decisions will be evaluated in the context of reducing risk and maximizing returns to a variety of stakeholders. Creative and critical thinking, problem solving, and ethical decision-making will be stressed.
Prerequisite: None

Management and Organizational Behavior (3)
The course explores the art and science of management and examines behaviors at the individual, group, and enterprise levels that advance or hinder work in organizations. The focus will be on understanding how to effectively manage performance and change in today’s complex business environment.
Prerequisites: MGMT 2200, ECON 2200, ACCT 2211

Management Information Systems (3)
This course is designed for future managers who need to understand and critically evaluate the role and potential contribution of information technology for their organizations, and understand and effectively apply various computerized support systems to make better decisions.
Prerequisites: MGMT 2200, ECON 2200, ACCT 2211

Principles of Marketing (3)
This course is an introduction to the principles of marketing management and the role of marketing in a contemporary society, in business enterprises, and in a non-profit organization. Considers the planning, operation, and evaluation of marketing and promotional efforts necessary to the effective marketing of consumer and industrial offerings. During the course, the students will be tasked with the assignment of developing and presenting a marketing plan for a local business.
Prerequisites: MGMT 2200, ECON 2200, ACCT 2211

Computer Applications (1)
Mathematical techniques and computer methods with spreadsheets are used in the development of quantitative reasoning skills. These techniques are examined in the contexts of business and economics and of sustainability through managing one's personal finances.
Prerequisite: MATH 1101 or higher

Humanities:  Renaissance to Present (3)
This course focuses on our cultural heritage with an emphasis on the impact of the Judeo-Christian tradition as it relates to all knowledge. The course balances the instructor's selected academic theme with a common set of assignments and academic skill sets. The period from 1660 to the present is covered in this course. Students confront primary and secondary source materials in order to gain a historical consciousness.
Prerequisite: ENGL 1102

Personal Health Issues (3)
This course allows students to explore basic health issues and principles in depth. Topics include fitness, diet and weight control, nutrition, human sexuality, stress management, death education, aging, and drug and alcohol education.
Prerequisite: None

Elementary Spanish for Healthcare Professionals (3)
This course is a continuation of vocabulary, grammar, and culture mastered in SPAN 1101. This course will cover the same grammar topics as the traditional SPAN 1102 but will supplement course content with vocabulary and culture issues specific to the medical field.
Prerequisite: SPAN 1101 or permission of the instructor.

Music Survey (3)
A broad survey of music aimed at developing aesthetic awareness and critical analysis of music from diverse styles and genres.
Prerequisite: None

Business of Music Industry (3)
The study of basic issues pertaining to the music industry: music copyrights, music synchronization, musical mechanical licensing, standard music contracts, royalties, artists' advances and contracts, buyouts. Introduction to the major licensing organizations, i.e., ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, and the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, the professional society of musicians.
Prerequisite: None

Nutrition and Health (2)
An introduction to nutrition concepts and current dietary trends, focusing on health promotion. Nutrients are explored with regard to sources, dietary requirements, and health implications.
Prerequisite: None

Introduction to Psychology (3)
A survey of major topics in psychology, including research methods, basic neuroanatomy, learning, perception, personality and abnormal behavior.
Prerequisite to all other PSYC courses.

Abnormal Psychology (3)
A survey of the causes, characteristics, current theories, and treatment of psychological disorders.
Prerequisite: None

Psychology of Aging (3)
Human aging is examined from physiological (e.g., sensory and cardiovascular changes), psychological (e.g., memory and intellectual changes), and sociological (e.g., adjusting to retirement) perspectives. Also, death and disorders associated with aging (such as Alzheimer's Disease) are explored.
Prerequisite: None

Introduction to Sociology (3)
A study of the fundamental concepts and principles of the discipline, with emphasis on socialization, social institutions, social interaction, social stratification and inequality, as well as mechanisms of social control. Familiarization with the distinction between macro- and micro-level sociological processes will be emphasized.
Prerequisite: None

Principles of Managerial Accounting (3)
A study of the uses of accounting for planning and control, including analysis and interpretation of data, and use of cost information for business policy implementation. Active learning projects will be emphasized.
Prerequisite: ACCT 2211

Introduction to Sports Management (3)
This course will examine historical and philosophical aspects of sports management while giving an overview of current issues and career opportunities in sports management. The course will provide introductory exposure to: the historical evolution of sports, the role of media in sports, and legal and ethical issues in sports management. Students will formulate personal and career goals.
Prerequisites: ACCT 2211, ECON 2200, MGMT 2200

Facility and Financial Management of Sports (3)
This course will provide an introduction to the knowledge and skills necessary for managing sports facilities and the financial aspects of a team. It will include methodologies for planning and construction of new sports facilities as well as guidelines for evaluating the adequacy of existing ones. It will also cover contract negotiations, the role of agents and sponsorships.
Prerequisite: MGMT 4425

Earth Science 1 (3)
An introduction to the concepts, principles, and processes of Physical Geology with a brief consideration of Historical Geology.
Prerequisite: None

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