SCPS Course Listing

The SCPS Course Listings webpage is designed to inform students on scheduling opportunities over various semesters OPEN for registration. Please be advised, this webpage does not operate in real time. Seats that appear to be open in Courses Search might not be available when students register in JayWeb. Students are encouraged to waitlist in a course when a course is full. Waitlists are managed from the start of open registration up until two weeks prior to the start of the session. The Office of Registration and Records will contact a student when a seat becomes available so please check your etown.edu email regularly. Waitlists are processed based on the time stamp of the initial waitlist registration.

Time Zone Policy

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies runs courses on Eastern Standard Time (EST). Courses begin at 12:00 am EST of the first day of the session and end at 11:59 pm EST on the last day of the session. To maintain equity among all students, assignment due dates and web conferences will be set according the Eastern Standard Time. Students who do not complete any academically-inclined work by 11:59 pm EST of Sunday the first week of the session will be marked as non-attending for financial aid purposes. Students who are unable to participate in web conferences due to their scheduled time will have the opportunity to complete an equivalent activity, through viewing a recording of the web conference and/or completing an alternate assignment.

  • Terms: FA=Fall, WI=Winter, SP=Spring, SU=Summer
  • Days: M=Monday, T=Tuesday, W=Wednesday, H=Thursday, TH=Tuesday and Thursday, F=Friday, S=Saturday, U=Sunday
  • Core Areas of Understanding: MAAN = Math Analysis, VC = Values Choice and Justice, FCIS = World Cultures, PL = Power of Language, SOWD = Social World, CUL = Western Cultures, NW = Natural World, CREX = Creative Expression

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DIXON
38613BA 3250- -CE - -ASCPS BUSINESS FINANCEStubbOpen18/183.00

SCPS BUSINESS FINANCE


We will focus on learning techniques that are utilized in financial decision making. The course can be broken down into five distinct categories: Accounting review and financial statement analysis, tools and techniques utilized in capital budgeting decision making, asset valuation, risk and return, and long-term financing. Prerequisite: AC 1060 - Principles of Accounting II or AC 1080 - Managerial Accounting. Recommended: a working knowledge of Excel formulas.




Notes: Class mtg: 5/13, 6/10

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:Prerequisites Exist

Program Category: Blended /Hybrid 51-74%

Location: DIXON

38715CS 1220- -CE - -ASCPS COMPUTER SCIENCE IIWhitehouseOpen18/183.00

SCPS COMPUTER SCIENCE II


This class will provide students with advanced development skills using the Java programming language. The interactive class sessions will combine lecture with “practice programming.” Students may expect to explore topics such as interactive programming, development of database applications and reading/writing UML class diagrams. Prerequisites: CS 1210 - Computer Science I and CS 1190 - Database Design Systems.




Notes: Class Mtg: 5/19, 5/26, 6/2

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: Blended/Hybrid 26-50%

Location: DIXON

38639MBA580 - -CE - -ASCPS CORP FINANCE FOR BUSINESS LEADERS: THEORY & PRACTICEWesoloskieOpen18/183.00

SCPS CORP FINANCE FOR BUSINESS LEADERS: THEORY & PRACTICE


This course provides a review and further enhances the understanding of financial theories and practices, and develops the skills necessary to strategically manage the financial operations of an enterprise. Readings and case studies will inject real-world situations into the learning process in order for students to draw upon them in the formulation of financial strategies and management of financial issues. Prerequisite: MBA 525, Accounting for Strategic Decision Making.




Notes: RBI, Class Mtg: 5/6, 5/27, 6/24

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:Pre-Requisite and Register by Instructor Course

Program Category: Blended /Hybrid 51-74%

Location: DIXON

38640MBA595 - -CE - -ASCPS APPLIED BUSINESS LEADERSHIP IN ACTIONFriesOpen18/183.00

SCPS APPLIED BUSINESS LEADERSHIP IN ACTION


What strategic moves are necessary for an organization to stay competitive in today’s ever-changing business environment? This capstone course challenges learners to integrate what they have learned from previous MBA courses. Learners will assess an organization’s current strategy and identify the next steps a leader should consider to strengthen the organization’s ability to compete successfully in the business world. (This is a capstone course and therefor intended to be the final course taken in the program. Consultation with the advisor is required in order to register.)




Notes: RBI, Class Mtg: 7/1, 8/19

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:Pre-Requisite and Register by Instructor Course

Program Category: Blended/Hybrid 75-99%

Location: DIXON

38642MSL540 - -CE - -ASCPS ETHICAL DIMENSIONS OF LEADERSHIPGarrettOpen18/183.00

SCPS ETHICAL DIMENSIONS OF LEADERSHIP


This course will focus on the integral part ethics plays in the work of leaders and in the life of organizations. Learners will examine their own ethics and values, along with ethical problems in organizations, to better understand their own leadership behavior and the behavior of others. Learners will apply ethical leadership theories, deconstruct ethical challenges, consider alternatives and potential consequences, and influence behaviors to operate ethically within a broad and global business context.




Notes: Class Mtg: 6/29, 7/20

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: Blended/Hybrid 75-99%

Location: DIXON

ETOWN
38649BA 4250- -CE - -ASCPS PROBLEMS IN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENTBaxterOpen18/183.00

SCPS PROBLEMS IN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT


Learners in this course will examine financial and conceptual issues in business finance including financial markets, interest rates, economic environments, valuation of financial assets, time value concepts, risk and return, valuation of bonds and stocks, capital budgeting and project cash flows, cost of capital and capital structure, financial planning and control, and pro forma statements. Prerequisite: BA3250 – Business Finance




Notes: No Class 7/4

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:Prerequisites Exist

Program Category: Blended/Hybrid 26-50%

Location: ETOWN

38716IDC3800- -CE - -ASCPS OPIOID EPIDEMICWilliams, MayOpen15/153.00

SCPS OPIOID EPIDEMIC


This weekend seminar focuses on the phenomenon of the opioid epidemic. The path taken by our society to get to this crisis point will be analyzed with a close look at the roles of the pharmaceutical industry and medical community. The psychological, economic, drug counseling, and law enforcement components will also be examined. Through these experiences, the learner constructs a foundation from which he/she can more deeply explore how the opioid epidemic has impacted society. Learners may take this course as General Elective (1 or 3 credits) or Social World, Values, Choice, and Justice, Upper-level Business, Upper-level Criminal Justice, Upper-level Health Care Administration, Upper-level Human Services for 3 credits.




Notes: RBI

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:Register By Instructor

Program Category: Blended /Hybrid 51-74%

Location: ETOWN

38717IDC3800- -CE - -BSCPS OPIOID EPIDEMICWilliams, MayOpen15/151.00

SCPS OPIOID EPIDEMIC


This weekend seminar focuses on the phenomenon of the opioid epidemic. The path taken by our society to get to this crisis point will be analyzed with a close look at the roles of the pharmaceutical industry and medical community. The psychological, economic, drug counseling, and law enforcement components will also be examined. Through these experiences, the learner constructs a foundation from which he/she can more deeply explore how the opioid epidemic has impacted society. Learners may take this course as General Elective (1 or 3 credits) or Social World, Values, Choice, and Justice, Upper-level Business, Upper-level Criminal Justice, Upper-level Health Care Administration, Upper-level Human Services for 3 credits.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:Register By Instructor

Program Category: Ground 0-25%

Location: ETOWN

ONLNE
38645AC 1070- -CE - -ASCPS BUSINESS FINANCIAL ACCOUNTINGWeaverOpen18/183.00

SCPS BUSINESS FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING


Introduction to accounting concepts, processes, procedures, and practices in the preparation of financial statements. The course will introduce students to the four basic financial statements, comprised of the income statement, statement of cash flow, balance sheet, and statement of owner's equity. Students will also incorporate current accounting events and accounting ethics into this course.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38646AC 1080- -CE - -ASCPS MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTINGWeaverOpen18/183.00

SCPS MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING


Managerial accounting involves using economic and financial information to plan and control many of the activities of an entity, and to support the management data-driven decision-making process. Topics include job order costing, activity-based costing, cost-volume-profit analysis, budgetary planning and controls, and planning for capital investments. The objective of this course is to provide students with an understanding of the management and information that aids management with making sound decisions. *Pre-requisite(s): AC 1070.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:Prerequisites Exist

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38611BA 1550- -CE - -ASCPS MANAGERIAL COMMUNICATIONGrossOpen18/183.00

SCPS MANAGERIAL COMMUNICATION


This course provides a study of the various communication techniques, incorporating the use of both theory and technology. Emphasis is on the analysis, ethics and organization of materials for effective oral and written communications in a business setting.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38612BA 2150- -CE - -ASCPS PRINCIPLES OF MARKETINGSantosOpen18/183.00

SCPS PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING


Effective marketing is critical for the long-term success of any business or organization. In this course, students will acquire an understanding of the marketing concept, "STP" (Segmenting, Targeting & Positioning), the marketing mix (product, place, promotion and price), and how to design a customer-driven marketing strategy. Among the topics explored are customer value, pricing, branding, global marketing, consumer behavior, ethics and social responsibility in marketing, and market research. The course will culminate in a final project with students developing and presenting a marketing plan for a new product or service.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38714BA 2480- -CE - -ASCPS QUANTITATIVE TECHNIQUES FOR BUSINESSTraubOpen18/183.00

SCPS QUANTITATIVE TECHNIQUES FOR BUSINESS


This course provides an introduction to quantitative analysis designed to solve practical business problems, break-even analysis, forecasting, inventory management, linear programming, and transportation problems. Network flow models, project management, decision, and queuing analysis will also be covered in this class. Prerequisite: MA 1510 - Probability and Statistics. Recommended: working knowledge of Excel formulas.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:Prerequisites Exist

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38647BA 3100- -VC -C-ASCPS BUSINESS ETHICSDesjardinsOpen18/183.00

SCPS BUSINESS ETHICS


(Values, Choice and Justice Core; Accounting and Business Administration majors may not use this course for Core.) This course examines the ethical issues that arise in today’s business environment with special focus in the areas of business, marketing, finance, and accounting. The values and principles guiding ethical business decisions will be studied along with how ethics integrated into business can play a part in business strategy. Learners will explore their own values and apply an ethical decision making process to ethical dilemmas in business.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38614BA 3310- -CE - -ASCPS BUSINESS LAWAbelOpen18/183.00

SCPS BUSINESS LAW


The purpose of this course is to examine the important areas of law that relate to business under the United States constitutional legal system. This course will emphasize the origin of law in America, intellectual property, cyber law, contract law, corporate and unincorporated entity law, and agency law.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38648BA 3690- -CE - -ASCPS ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIORNiceOpen18/183.00

SCPS ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR


Organizational Behavior is a course that addresses the interaction of the individual, group, and enterprise in the work environment, with special attention to the basic motivational, organizational, and leadership theories and their application. Prerequisites: BA 2650 Principles of Management and Psy 1050 General Psychology.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:Prerequisites Exist

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38615BA 4600- -FCIS-C-ASCPS INTERNATIONAL BUSINESSBrummerOpen18/183.00

SCPS INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS


(Foreign Cultures & International Studies Core; Business Administration & Accounting majors may not use this course for Core.) International Business is a course that addresses the interdependencies of the global marketplace with particular focus on the various aspects of conducting business outside of the US, but also the impact on domestic business operations because of globalization. Prerequisites: BA 2650 Principles of Management & Ec 1000 Global Macroeconomics.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:Prerequisites Exist

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38616BA 4690- -CE - -ASCPS STRATEGIC PLANNING & IMPLEMENTATIONNilsonOpen18/183.00

SCPS STRATEGIC PLANNING & IMPLEMENTATION


Most businesses and nonprofit organizations today do some type of planning but how does one go about developing a true strategic plan? Students in this course will learn how strategic planning differs from other types of organizational planning, who gets involved, the issues typically addressed and the variety of approaches and processes used by organizations today. Students also will practice using several commonly used strategic planning tools and techniques by applying them to specific business conditions presented throughout the course. Prerequisites: BA 2650 Principles of Management, Junior class standing.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:Prerequisites Exist

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38617BA 4950- -CE - -ASCPS CORPORATE STRATEGYBrummerOpen18/183.00

SCPS CORPORATE STRATEGY


This course examines how organizations position themselves and strive to compete in today’s rapidly changing marketplace and business environment. It is designed to integrate the concepts, principles, and practices from a learner's prior business courses. The course involves a comprehensive study of the interrelationships between management principles, problem analysis, strategy formation and implementation for the contemporary enterprise. (Consultation with the advisor is required in order to register. In the event of large enrollment, preference will be given to graduating seniors.)




Notes: RBI

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:Pre-Requisite and Register by Instructor Course

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38650CJ 4200- -SOWD-C-ASCPS PSYCHOLOGY OF CRIMINAL BEHAVIORNelsonOpen18/183.00

SCPS PSYCHOLOGY OF CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR


(Social World Core; Criminal Justice majors may not use this course for Core.) A study of the psychological bases and dynamics of criminal behavior. Topics to be discussed include the role of free will and expected utility in crime, psychopathic behavior, and the role of society in crime. We will also review the ways in which the criminal justice system (presently and historically) processes, treats, and affects the different types of offenders.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38618EC 1000- -SOWD-C-ASCPS GLOBAL MACROECONOMICS: PRINCIPLES AND ISSUESFoxOpen18/183.00

SCPS GLOBAL MACROECONOMICS: PRINCIPLES AND ISSUES


(Social World Core; Accounting and Business Administration majors may not use this course for Core.) This course gives learners an orientation to the nature of economics on a global scale and examines the aggregate performance of all markets in our economy. This course will cover capitalism, supply, demand, free markets, inflation, recession, and money supply, allocation of scarce resources, and the role of the Federal Reserve Board. Learners will have the opportunity to correlate economic theories to their everyday experiences.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38651EC 1020- -CE - -ASCPS PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICSFoxOpen18/183.00

SCPS PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS


Economics now, more than ever, plays a crucial role in our lives and has a significant impact on our success, both personally and professionally. Microeconomics focuses on the behavior of individual consumers and individual firms. Microeconomics gives us a focused perspective, and deals with specialized issues and detailed analysis within economics. A strong emphasis is placed on discussion of current events and how those events incorporate various economic theories. This will give the learner a greater appreciation of the relevance of economics as a science.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38619EN 1000- -PL -C-ASCPS WRITING AND LANGUAGEGoodmanOpen18/183.00

SCPS WRITING AND LANGUAGE


(Power of Language Core) In this writing-intensive introductory course, adult learners will learn and practice various strategies and structures to write college-level papers. Each week, learners will read and study examples of each strategy, and then apply them to their own papers. The course culminates in a critical/research paper that allows adult learners to bring together many of the skills they've practiced in the course.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38620EN 1160- -CREX-C-ASCPS FILM AS LITERATURERoseOpen18/183.00

SCPS FILM AS LITERATURE


(Creative Expression Core) An introduction to film as an art form with particular attention to the discourse of film: how film "speaks" to us and how we speak about film.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38621FS 1500- -CO -C-ASCPS FOUNDATIONS FOR ACCELERATED LEARNINGRosarioOpen15/153.00

SCPS FOUNDATIONS FOR ACCELERATED LEARNING


(Core Course) Foundations for Accelerated Learning is designed to introduce adult learners to the scholarly demands of Elizabethtown College’s accelerated coursework. Emphasis is placed upon self-reflection and collaboration with peers, implementing skills for success in an accelerated learning environment, evaluating personal strengths, and identifying strategies to overcome challenges. Students will develop research, writing, and presentation skills that lay the foundation for future success.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38622HCA2680- -CE - -ASCPS INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATIONFreedOpen18/183.00

SCPS INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION


This course will examine key processes in healthcare information systems and how information systems support the delivery of healthcare services. The intent of this course is to identify issues confronting management in healthcare information systems, examine their causes, and develop reasonable solutions to these issues. Specific federal regulations, vendor solutions, and financial implications are analyzed along with critical current information system topics like electronic health records and telemedicine.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38623HCA3250- -CE - -ASCPS HEALTH CARE BILLING, BUDGETING AND FINANCEStubbOpen18/183.00

SCPS HEALTH CARE BILLING, BUDGETING AND FINANCE


This course emphasizes basic financial management theory related to the health care industry, as well as accounting practices targeted for health care organizations. The course will focus on budgeting, cost control, cost reimbursement, taxation, revenue, cost incentive programs and financial analysis specific to the health care and public sectors. This course also provides an overview of the health care billing practices from a variety of health care delivery systems including an examination of insurance and reimbursement practices in today's health care industry. Financial data analysis is introduced including quality and performance metrics.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38624HCA3610- -CE - -ASCPS MANAGERIAL EPIDEMIOLOGYKirkseyOpen18/183.00

SCPS MANAGERIAL EPIDEMIOLOGY


Epidemiology uses sound scientific methods of inquiry to determine frequencies (incidence and prevalence) and patterns (distribution) of disease, injury and disability within specific populations. Groups rather than individuals are the focus of epidemiological study. The results of epidemiologic studies help direct public health actions and policies, and to establish best practices in the health care. This course in managerial epidemiology is designed to prepare students for health care management practice in an arena that transitions focus from individual care and facility-based care to managed population-based care. Students will apply principles and tools of epidemiology to the study of health care management, with a focus on quality and planning. The goals of the course are to explore the use of epidemiological tools to design effective health care programs, manage health care resources efficiently, plan strategically for health care services, and strengthen health care decision-making.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38625HCA3620- -CE - -ASCPS NUTRITION IN HEALTH CAREKirkseyOpen18/183.00

SCPS NUTRITION IN HEALTH CARE


This course will offer basic and essential nutritional information to health care administrators, who will be responsible for the development, implementation, oversight, and communication of nutrition-related programs and services at multiple levels in a variety of settings. The course will cover nutritional requirements, eating behavior, food safety, clinical nutritional interventions, community nutrition, national dietary guidelines and nutrition policies, and health care services. Multiple levels of influence on nutrition-related choices and health outcomes will be examined, including cultural, social, economic, demographic, and environmental barriers. Course assignments will help students think critically and engage in constructive dialogue with peers to better understand how diet influences health outcomes for patients, clients, and community members.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38626HI 2120- -VC -C-ASCPS RACE & ETHNICITY IN AMERICAN HISTORYLoweOpen18/183.00

SCPS RACE & ETHNICITY IN AMERICAN HISTORY


(Values, Choice and Justice Core) This course focuses on a variety of racial and ethnic groups in 19th and 20th century America. It will emphasize the struggles, successes, and failures that accompanied each group as they sought a better life for themselves and their families. The course will ask each student to examine critically such terms as multiculturalism and assimilation. The course examines how these terms have also shaped and defined America and its continuing dialogue on race and ethnicity. The course challenges students to apply lessons learned from the past to current events. Moreover and most importantly, what we can learn from our history to improve race and ethnic relations in America.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38627HS 1080- -CE - -ASCPS INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICESBeersOpen18/183.00

SCPS INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICES


This introductory course reviews the historical foundations and the various political and social influences on the development of human services. It examines models of human service delivery, client systems, and service systems. It reviews the major social welfare programs, implementation of human service interventions, and working with diverse clients. Finally, the course covers issues crucial to human service workers, such as burnout and legal issues.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38628HS 2200- -SOWD-C-ASCPS WELLNESS FOR ALLRosarioOpen18/183.00

SCPS WELLNESS FOR ALL


(Social World Core; Human Service majors may not use this course for Core) Balancing the roles of student, employee, and family member creates challenges to maintaining a healthy lifestyle and promoting it in others. This course will enable students to investigate the six dimensions of wellness from both the personal and professional perspectives. Students will also evaluate the theoretical models of wellness in order to promote a wellness lifestyle in others.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38629HS 3480- -CE - -ASCPS CASE MANAGEMENT & DOCUMENTATIONReichenbachOpen18/183.00

SCPS CASE MANAGEMENT & DOCUMENTATION


This course educates learners on principles, practices, and issues in human services case management with an emphasis on professional case management skills. Topics include intake assessment, service planning, referral procedures and follow-up. Prerequisite: HS 2350 Counseling Techniques & Skills.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:Prerequisites Exist

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38630HS 3800- -CE - -ASCPS RECOVERY & RELAPSE PREVENTIONWilliamsOpen18/183.00

SCPS RECOVERY & RELAPSE PREVENTION


Specific theories and various methods of treatments for preventing relapse and promoting recovery from substance use and/or psychiatric disorders will be studied. Areas for examination and discussion include community education programs and twelve-step programs, accessing high-risk clients and situations, spirituality incorporation, and general definitions of recovery.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38631IDC2790- -CO -C-ASCPS THE FEMALE IMMIGRANT EXPERIENCERoseOpen18/183.00

SCPS THE FEMALE IMMIGRANT EXPERIENCE


(This interdisciplinary course can be used to fulfill either the Cultural Heritage OR Foreign Cultures Core requirement.) In this course we will consider the female immigrant experience through historical and contemporary cultural analysis. Learners will identify, articulate, and explore values as they interpret issues associated with women and immigration. This knowledge will be integrated into analysis and discussion of gender-related immigration and public policy issues.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38633IDC4900- -CO -C-ASCPS CORE PROGRAM CAPSTONEKennedyOpen12/123.00

SCPS CORE PROGRAM CAPSTONE


This course serves as the Core Program's capstone course with a final project that represents the student’s ability to define a contemporary problem and construct a defense of the thesis, both orally and in writing. The course also provides the opportunity for the student to reflect on the impact of Core Program learning and explore how that learning relates to a contemporary problem being studied. (Consultation with the advisor is required in order to register. In the event of large enrollment, preference will be given to graduating seniors.)




Notes: RBI

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:Pre-Requisite and Register by Instructor Course

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38634MA 1510- -MAAN-C-ASCPS PROBABILITY AND STATISTICSTobinOpen15/153.00

SCPS PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS


(Mathematical Analysis Core) This course will explore the basic principles and methods of Probability and Statistics in order to develop: An awareness and appreciation of the role of statistics in our daily environment and activities; as well as a foundation for the advanced study and further application of statistics in one's particular area of specialization.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38652MBA501 - -CE - -ASCPS FOUND IN CRITICALBUSANALYSISHooperOpen18/183.00

SCPS FOUND IN CRITICALBUSANALYSIS


This foundations course will cover three essential key areas: statistics, research design, and economics. Learners will study statistics and probabilities as applied to the business environment, including how to approach statistical problems, obtain quantitative results, and interpret those results. The research design segment covers the process of survey and questionnaire design, as well as evaluating data for reliability. The economics segment discusses supply and demand, competitive environments, financial markets and labor markets. (If this course is listed as a requirement, it must be completed prior to taking MBA520, MBA540, and MBA595)




Notes: RBI

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:Register By Instructor

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38653MBA515 - -CE - -ASCPS INTEGRATEDMKTGCOMMUNICATION, BRANDING & PROMOTIONSSchauerOpen18/183.00

SCPS INTEGRATEDMKTGCOMMUNICATION, BRANDING & PROMOTIONS


Product and brand management are at the heart of an organization's survival. This course offers cutting-edge thinking on integrated marketing communication, branding, and promotion. The goal of this course is to prepare managers and/or potential managers to build brand assets and create an enduring advantage for their brands in the marketplace. Learners will be exposed to the contemporary challenges facing firms in creating and maintaining brand equity.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38635MBA520 - -CE - -ASCPS DATA ANALYSIS & TECHNIQUES FOR INFORMED DECISION MAKINGSchankeOpen18/183.00

SCPS DATA ANALYSIS & TECHNIQUES FOR INFORMED DECISION MAKING


Information is everywhere, but managers need to know how to effectively collect and use that information to make informed business decisions. This course follows information through its life cycle from creation to reporting. Learners will compile spreadsheets for analysis, dashboards, key performance measures and visually impactful reports to disseminate the data to stakeholders and to assist in making business decisions.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38636MBA525 - -CE - -ASCPS ACCT FOR STRATEGIC DECISION MAKINGHooperOpen18/183.00

SCPS ACCT FOR STRATEGIC DECISION MAKING


This course delves into the characteristics of organizational costs at all levels and the accounting systems and processes that record them for purposes of reporting, analysis and decision making. Focus is on the use rather than the detailed generation of complex cost management reports. Different reporting formats are reviewed which provide management with improved insights for decision making. Analytical skills and thought processes required to identify the relevant costs will be incorporated. Application and practice will enhance understanding and exposure to the actual practice of management accounting. (If MBA 502, Foundations in Financial Accounting and Finance is listed as a requirement, it must be completed prior to taking this course.)




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38637MBA540 - -CE - -ASCPS SOCIETAL ECONOMIC ANALYSISHauserOpen18/183.00

SCPS SOCIETAL ECONOMIC ANALYSIS


Leaders must be able to critically examine a wide-range of interrelated organizational, governmental and societal issues by applying economic analysis. Learn to apply the economic theories, techniques and applications necessary to practically explore a variety of real-world domestic and global problems.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38638MBA571 - -CE - -ASCPS ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIORMitchellOpen18/183.00

SCPS ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR


Whatever the size and purpose of the organization and the technology involved, people are the common denominator when facing today’s immense challenges. Success or failure hinges on the ability to attract, develop, retain, motivate, and lead a diverse array of appropriately skilled people (and to do so in an ethical manner). The human factor drives everything. To know more about workplace behavior is to gain a valuable competitive edge. The purpose of this course is to support organizational participants to better understand and manage people at work.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38641MOD564 - -CE - -ASCPS LEADING CONFLICT RESOLUTION AND NEGOTIATIONKingOpen18/183.00

SCPS LEADING CONFLICT RESOLUTION AND NEGOTIATION


Successful strategic leaders recognize that internal and external conflict are inevitable for every organization, but that mismanaged or unresolved conflict can lead to destructive outcomes that escalate beyond the parties involved. Learners will evaluate the necessity of conflict to a functioning organization, the difference between constructive and destructive conflict, and strategies for developing and coaching collaborative negotiation techniques to achieve the best possible outcomes for all concerned parties. Participating in multiple practical exercises, learners will strengthen their capacity to resolve conflicts and create collaborative negotiation strategies and techniques.




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Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38643MSL570 - -CE - -ASCPS DESIGN THINKING FOR LEADERSMitchellOpen18/183.00

SCPS DESIGN THINKING FOR LEADERS


In this course, students will explore the fundamentals of design thinking and how it can be applied to improve their organization's performance. Students will be immersed in a problem space, and use the design thinking process to develop a solution. Students will estabilsh a framework for collaborative problem solving and learn the steps involved in creating an innovative organizational environment. Through case studies of design thinking in action, students will explore the opportunities and challenges of this approach. The relationship of design thinking and adaptive leadership will be integrated as students demonstrate that design thinking can be applied to multiple fields.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38654PSY1050- -SOWD-C-ASCPS GENERAL PSYCHOLOGYVergheseOpen18/183.00

SCPS GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY


(Social World Core Course) This course provides an introduction to the science of psychology, including methods of inquiry, the biological perspective, learning and motivation, abnormal behavior, developmental and social influences, cognition, sensation and perception, stress and health, social psychology, neuroscience, and personality.




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Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

38644PSY2080- -NW -C-ASCPS HEALTH PSYCHOLOGYVergheseOpen12/124.00

SCPS HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY


(Natural World Core, 4 credits) Health Psychology is a specific, and relatively recently developed, branch of psychology which interrelates psychological knowledge, theory, and practices with the biological and sociological disciplines devoted to health. This course examines the status, place and function of psychology in the medical setting, explores the psychology of illness and its twin components of stress and pain, illustrates the behavioral aspects of specific diseases (cardiovascular, cancer, etc.) as well as habits such as tobacco smoking, alcohol use, and unnecessary eating. Alternate and healthful lifestyle habits are reviewed. The laboratory integrated with this course involves the adult learner directly with the techniques and practices of health psychology.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE