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Fall 2021 semester.
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This course provides an analysis of business transactions in the legal environment. Topics include an introduction to the history of modern commercial law, the courts, and the legal processes; detailed examination of the principles of the laws of contracts, including contracts for the international sale of goods (CISG); and consideration of related topics including product liability and business torts. Pre-requisite: ENG 101.
This is a comprehensive analysis of the principles of the laws of commercial paper, agency, partnerships, limited liability companies, corporations, and other forms of business ownership. Prerequisite: ENG 101.
Basic personnel processes involving the organization of work and jobs are covered. Topics include recruitment, selection, placement, and development of employees. The course examines the nature of work, the employment process, interviewing techniques, training methodology, performance evaluation, professional growth and development, motivation, human resources management, and management-labor relations. Pre OR Co requisite: BUS 115 or 161.
A study of the marketing field emphasizing the integrated managerial approach to marketing management is provided. The course features the marketing mix, channel management, consumer/industrial buying behavior, and marketing information systems. The case-study method and problem-solving exercises feature marketing costs, segmentation, decisions, and management methodology. Pre or Co requisite: BUS 161 or BUS 115.
Business organizations are unique and powerful social entities whose conduct has enormous influence on the direction and results of our society. Therefore the values and particularly the ethical foundations of the business world hold utmost importance on our society's function. This course will explore the importance of business ethics and its relevance to the current corporate environment. Topics will include social responsibility, ethical decision-making, moral philosophies, ethical culture, and developing and implementing effective ethics programs. Prerequisites: ENG 101 and LIB 111.
Students learn to recognize different classes of business problems that can be solved through the use of spreadsheets. Students learn how to design and develop a spreadsheet from a set of business requirements, apply financial functions, summarize data through the use of pivot tables, extract data from lookup tables, apply conditional logic to make decisions, and consolidate data from different spreadsheets. Lab fee. Prerequisite: BUS 171.
A student may engage in independent study within the Business discipline. In this study, a student will work with a faculty member who acts as the student’s mentor. The student and the faculty member prepare a mutually agreeable contract of performance objectives. The contract must specify the topic, hours, and method of evaluation and will be signed by the parties for the credits earned. This opportunity is available to students after consultation with their advisor and approval of the department chairperson.
This course addresses the historical, biological, psychological, and social aspects of alcohol, substance abuse, and addiction. Students will explore substance abuse in contemporary society, with an emphasis on the impact alcohol and other chemicals has on individuals, families, and the community.
Properties and structures of elements, compounds, and mixtures; the changes which these substances can undergo; the mole concept and basic stoichiometry; the simple gas laws; and the related mathematics, metric measuring system, and nomenclature required for the examination of these topics are covered in this nonlaboratory course. 3 hrs. lect. Students may not use this course to satisfy a science requirement or elective. Students who want to go on to the traditional General Chemistry sequence (CHE 103 and CHE 104) should take CHE 101 instead of this course. Prerequisite: MAT 098 or by advisement
The essential facts, laws, principles, and theories of chemistry are presented in this course. Topics include fundamentals of measurement, the mole concept and stoichiometry, basic thermochemistry, kinds of matter, atomic theory, chemical formulas and equations, gas laws, and elementary molecular theory and bonding. This course requires use of a scientific calculator and purchase of safety goggles for lab use. 3 hrs. lect.; 3 hrs. lab. Lab fee. This course is recommended for those wanting to go on to the traditional General Chemistry sequence (CHE 103 and CHE 104). Prerequisite: MAT 098.
Fundamental principles, concepts, and theories of chemistry are studied in this course: measurement, problem solving, laws of chemical combination, chemical nomenclature, stoichiometry, simple chemical reactions, the gas laws, the kinetic-molecular theory, thermochemistry, atomic structure, periodic properties, molecular structure, and theories of chemical bonding. The laboratory emphasizes the acquisition, analysis, and interpretation of quantitative data. This course requires use of a scientific calculator and purchase of safety goggles for lab use. 3 hrs. lect.; 3 hrs. lab.; 1 hr. recitation. Lab fee. Prerequisite: High School Regents Chemistry or CHE 101. Pre or Corequisite: ENG 101 and MAT 160 or higher.
Basic information about cellular organization, function, and requirements, and about how these factors influence the body's growth, maintenance, and repair is presented in this nonlaboratory course for non-science majors. Topics include the environmental conditions and nutrient requirements for life; digestion, absorption, and metabolism of food and the essential nutrients; food quality, deterioration, and preservation; food laws and government regulations; the clinical results of poor nutrition; and the potential benefits of proper nutrition. 3 hrs. lect.
Students practice critical listening, a variety of public speaking situations, language usage, and interpersonal skills. Emphasis is placed on confidence building through research, extemporaneous delivery, and audiovisual reinforcement. Prerequisite or corequisite: ENG 101.
Students gain practical experience in speaking situations, group discussion, and informative and persuasive presentations. Emphasis is on confidence-building through extemporaneous delivery and through audiovisual resources. Prerequisite or corequisite: ENG 101.
This is a three (3) credit course that focuses on understanding and constructively dealing with conflict as it manifests itself in various settings. Students will study and critically analyze the role of language in conflict and conflict resolution through a variety of deep readings to form personal, professional and cultural assessments. Students will examine their own attitudes and values regarding conflict. Through experiential learning, including structured activities such as record‐keeping, role play, and processing, students will study the rationale for conflict resolution and examine a variety of approaches and skills for dealing with those conflicts. Emphasis is placed on effective communication. Pre and/or Corequisite: ENG 101.
The relationship between media and society has evolved with technology. The objective of this course is to trace the history and development of the media, to explain their evolution and significance from the printing press to the advent of the Internet, and to examine how the media can act both as a mirror and a model of culture. The course will also explore the various issues used by modern media to understand themselves and their relationship to society and to define job opportunities, roles, and responsibilities for those interested in pursuing a career in the print or electronic media. Prerequisite or corequisite: ENG 101. Recommended prerequisite: COM 103.
Students will explore and gain experience preparing a variety of scripts for the electronic media, including commercials, promotions, public service announcements, examples of broadcast journalism, radio plays, and teleplays. In addition to formats, students will learn the elements of technical production needed to produce a viable media product as well as perform or produce their scripts in the appropriate medium. Prerequisite or corequisite: ENG 101.
This course will offer honor students the opportunity to develop and hone their public speaking skills through research, analytical, critical, and practical exercises designed to explore the elements, the structure and the rhetoric of public speaking. Prerequisite or corequisite: ENG 171 or the permission of the Honors Program Director.
This is a performance course stressing basic techniques of reading aloud; the relationship of appreciation to interpretation; and the evaluation and analysis of selections from prose, poetry, and drama. A major emphasis of the course is on classroom performance and participation in a Readers Theater production. Prerequisite: COM 103 or COM 105 or by advisement.
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