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.

  • 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
37640AC 3010- -CE - -ASCPS INTRODUCTION TO FEDERAL INCOME TAXStubbOpen18/18W 6:00PM - 10:00PM3.00

SCPS INTRODUCTION TO FEDERAL INCOME TAX


This course is designed to explore tax implications on individuals, corporations, and partnerships. The course will concentrate on the application of tax law using analytical and problem-solving techniques. Significant reference will be given to federal tax forms and online tax research.




Notes: Class Mtg: 8/21, 9/4

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: Blended /Hybrid 51-74%

Location: DIXON

37562AC 4050- -CE - -ASCPS AUDITINGStubbOpen23/23W 6:00PM - 9:00PM3.00

SCPS AUDITING


Learners in this course will discuss the importance of the audit process in providing individuals with the assurance that their information is reasonable and free of material errors. Essential auditing concepts including internal controls, substantive testing, and analytical procedures will be applied to real-world situations. In addition, learners will discuss the importance of ethics and professional integrity in the audit process. Industry standard auditing software will be used to ease the audit process.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: DIXON

37590CS 3410- -CE - -ASCPS SYSTEM ANALYSIS AND DESIGNFreedOpen18/18T 6:00PM - 10:00PM3.00

SCPS SYSTEM ANALYSIS AND DESIGN


This course covers the system development methodologies, systems analysis, detailed systems design, database design, user interface design, testing, documentation, and development of information systems. The learners will gain knowledge and skills in using CASE tools, different software packages, commercial DBMSs, MS Visio, MS Project, and Visible Analyst to create, organize, process, and visualize their data. The UML language representing one of the most recent tools for object-oriented systems design is also considered. The course provides preparation for the systems analyst profession and offers a detailed understanding of the interaction between different computing aspects and basic business applications. Prerequisites: CS 1180 Fundamentals of Computer Architecture and CS 1210 Computer Science I.




Notes: Class Mtg: 8/13, 8/27, 9/10

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: Blended/Hybrid 26-50%

Location: DIXON

37591CS 3420- -CE - -ASCPS COMPUTER NETWORKS AND NETWORKING SYSTEMSFreedOpen18/18T 6:00PM - 10:00PM3.00

SCPS COMPUTER NETWORKS AND NETWORKING SYSTEMS


Provides the learner with the theory and knowledge of computer networks, the operation of the network, the characteristics of the network architecture as it relates to the ISO model and administration. Security and management of the network are also discussed. The course contrasts network operating systems including TCP /IP, Novell, Token Ring and AppleTalk. Topics include network security, network management, the ISO model, network hardware requirements, such as routers, repeaters, gateways, interface cards, file servers, network topology options, and the Internet. Prerequisites: CS 1220 Computer Science II.




Notes: Class Mtg: 9/24, 10/8, 10/22

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: Blended/Hybrid 26-50%

Location: DIXON

37592CS 4090- -CE - -ASCPS DATA MINING, DATA WAREHOUSING & BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE CONCEPTSWhitehouseOpen18/18T 6:00PM - 10:00PM3.00

SCPS DATA MINING, DATA WAREHOUSING & BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE CONCEPTS


A study of Data Mining, Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence Concepts. Items covered will include: Extraction, Transformation and Load (ETL) process, Data Warehousing Architectures, various techniques to present data, data presentation techniques, Data Mining, text and web analytics, Predictive Analytics and emerging trends and future impacts of Business Analytics. These concepts will be reinforced by the use of the Rapid Insight Software tool.




Notes: Class: 11/12, 11/19, 11/26; Web: 11/5, 12/3

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: Blended/Hybrid 26-50%

Location: DIXON

CS 4090- -CE - -AWBX - SCPS DATA MINING, DATA WAREHOUSING & BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE CONCEPTST 7:00PM - 8:00PM
37654MBA515 - -CE - -ASCPS INTEGRATEDMKTGCOMMUNICATION, BRANDING & PROMOTIONSWesoloskieOpen18/18W 6:00PM - 10:00PM3.00

SCPS INTEGRATEDMKTGCOMMUNICATION, BRANDING & PROMOTIONS


This course offers cutting-edge thinking on integrated marketing communications, branding and promotions. Product and brand management are at the heart of an organization’s survival. Brand and product managers run a small business and, as such, have profit and loss responsibility for brands. Yet few courses are intended to walk learners through the steps necessary to achieve this objective. Accordingly, the goal of this course is to prepare such 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 faced by a broad variety of firms in creating and maintaining brand equity. Cases and exercises incorporated are quite diverse in terms of the sizes of the organization involved and the types of markets they serve.




Notes: Class Mtg: 8/28, 9/18, 9/25, 10/16

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: Blended/Hybrid 26-50%

Location: DIXON

37657MSL520 - -CE - -ASCPS STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION FOR EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIPGarrettOpen18/18W 6:00PM - 10:00PM3.00

SCPS STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION FOR EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP


This introductory course emphasizes the importance and practice of communication in a leader’s skill set. Learners will explore optimal communications strategies based on the message, the circumstance and the audience, and will apply those skills to a variety of real-world case studies to ensure positive outcomes that resolve or prevent communication breakdowns.




Notes: Class Mtg: 10/23, 11/6, 11/13, 12/11

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: Blended/Hybrid 26-50%

Location: DIXON

ETOWN
37571BA 3600- -CE - -ASCPS LEADERSHIPHermanOpen18/18W 6:00PM - 10:00PM3.00

SCPS LEADERSHIP


It is essential to gain a fundamental understanding of leadership and even more importantly to gain knowledge in the attributes of leadership in order to make better decisions, both professionally and personally. In this course, we will examine the characteristics, attributes, and styles of leadership. We will discuss the results of a lack of leadership and the impact of following.




Notes: Class Mtg: 8/21, 9/4

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: Blended /Hybrid 51-74%

Location: ETOWN

37577BA 4950- -CE - -BSCPS CORPORATE STRATEGYMayOpen18/18T 6:00PM - 10:00PM3.00

SCPS CORPORATE STRATEGY


Corporate Strategy is the required capstone course to be taken by accounting and business administration learners in their senior year (preferably last semester) of studies. 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. With the aid of case studies, the course involves a comprehensive study of the interrelationships between management principles, problem analysis, strategy formation and implementation for the contemporary enterprise. (This is a capstone course and therefore intended to be the final course taken in the major. 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, Class Mtg: 11/5, 12/3

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:Register By Instructor

Program Category: Blended /Hybrid 51-74%

Location: ETOWN

37588CS 1180- -CE - -ASCPS FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTER ARCHITECTUREKreiderOpen23/23T 6:00PM - 10:00PM3.00

SCPS FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE


This course will introduce students to the basic concepts and history of the Information Technology revolution. Students will explore the development of modern information systems, including hardware, software, and business applications. The course deals with the role information systems play in an organization and the key principles a successful manager must grasp. The value of information is directly linked to how it helps decision makers achieve the organization’s goals..




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: Ground 0-25%

Location: ETOWN

37597EN 2420- -CUL -C-ASCPS AMERICAN LITERATURE: 1865 TO PRESENTMcDonnellOpen23/23T 6:00PM - 10:00PM3.00

SCPS AMERICAN LITERATURE: 1865 TO PRESENT


(Cultural Heritage Core) In this survey course, learners examine representative works written by American authors over the last 150 years.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: Ground 0-25%

Location: ETOWN

37676IDC3710- -CE - -ASCPS CLIMATE CHANGERadcliff, RosarioOpen15/15F 6:00PM - 10:00PM3.00

SCPS CLIMATE CHANGE


This weekend seminar course will examine issues surrounding climate change. A team of expert facilitators will analyze the scientific, social, and ethical dimensions of this highly-publicized international issue. Implications of these dimensions of climate change on business and the media will be explored. Students will have the option to take this course for one-credit by attending the three class days or three-credit by completing a significant research project in addition. This course may be taken as Social World, Natural World, Values, Choice & Justice, Upper-level Business, Upper-level Communications for three credits or as a general elective for one or three credits.




Notes: RBI, Class Mtg: 9/20, 9/21, 9/22

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:Register By Instructor

Program Category: Ground 0-25%

Location: ETOWN

37708IDC3710- -CE - -BSCPS CLIMATE CHANGERadcliff, RosarioOpen15/15F 6:00PM - 10:00PM1.00

SCPS CLIMATE CHANGE


This weekend seminar course will examine issues surrounding climate change. A team of expert facilitators will analyze the scientific, social, and ethical dimensions of this highly-publicized international issue. Implications of these dimensions of climate change on business and the media will be explored. Students will have the option to take this course for one-credit by attending the three class days or three-credit by completing a significant research project in addition. This course may be taken as Social World, Natural World, Values, Choice & Justice, Upper-level Business, Upper-level Communications for three credits or as a general elective for one or three credits.




Notes: RBI, Class Mtg: 9/20, 9/21, 9/22

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:Register By Instructor

Program Category: Ground 0-25%

Location: ETOWN

37656MBA571 - -CE - -ASCPS ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIORNiceOpen18/18M 6:00PM - 10:00PM3.00

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: Class Mtg: 10/21, 11/4, 11/18

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: Blended /Hybrid 51-74%

Location: ETOWN

37629MSL550 - -CE - -ASCPS ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN & DEVELOPMENTMartinOpen18/18W 6:00PM - 10:00PM3.00

SCPS ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT


Through the exploration of organizational theory, case studies and experiential activities, learners will study the systemic nature of organizations and how to apply that knowledge to organizational design and development. The course will focus on how vision and goals strategically drive an organization and how they may be integrated into design and development.




Notes: Class Mtg: 10/23, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4, 12/11

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: Blended/Hybrid 26-50%

Location: ETOWN

LANC
37574BA 4250- -CE - -ASCPS PROBLEMS IN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENTBaxterOpen18/18T 6:00PM - 9:00PM3.00

SCPS PROBLEMS IN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT


This course strikes a balance between understanding current financial issues that are being discussed in the financial markets and media, and conceptual issues that every learner should have in their “financial toolbox” as a result of completing a course in finance. The course will focus on several specific problem areas. These areas include: financial markets, interest rates, economic environment; valuation of financial assets, including time value concepts, risk and return, and valuation of bonds and stocks; capital budgeting and project cash flows; cost of capital and capital structure; and financial planning and control, projected (pro forma statements). Prerequisite: BA 3250 Business Finance or permission of the dean.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: Blended/Hybrid 26-50%

Location: LANC

BA 4250- -CE - -AWBX - SCPS PROBLEMS IN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENTSat 9:00AM - 12:00PM
37648EN 1350- -CREX-C-ASCPS LIVING SHAKESPEARELisiOpen23/23T 6:00PM - 10:00PM3.00

SCPS LIVING SHAKESPEARE


(Creative Expression Core) Learners gain a deep critical and imaginative understanding of Shakespeare's plays and a knowledge of the Elizabethan theatre and its stage conventions by reinforcing textual analysis with informal performance of scenes from several key works.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: Ground 0-25%

Location: LANC

37655MBA560 - -CE - -ASCPS GLOBAL BUSINESS STRATEGIESWeaverOpen18/18W 6:00PM - 10:00PM3.00

SCPS GLOBAL BUSINESS STRATEGIES


Multinational corporations are increasingly exposed to greater risks associated with currency fluctuations, trade embargoes, and social and political instability. Similarly, domestic businesses must be increasingly aware of competitive threats related to new technologies or cheaper subsidized products arising from foreign entrants. Thus, globalization is a pervasive phenomenon that requires the attention of both foreign and local businesses alike. This course provides learners with a comprehensive understanding of the political, economic, social, and technological forces shaping today’s global business environment.




Notes: Class Mtg 11/6, 12/11

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: Blended/Hybrid 75-99%

Location: LANC

37635REL2210- -FCIS-C-ASCPS WESTERN RELIGIONS IN GLOBAL CONTEXTMironOpen23/23W 6:00PM - 10:00PM3.00

SCPS WESTERN RELIGIONS IN GLOBAL CONTEXT


(Foreign Cultures Core) This course is an introduction to the major religious traditions of the western world: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. In this course students will explore the roots of these three traditions, their contemporary manifestations, their similarities and differences, and their ideals and realities.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: Ground 0-25%

Location: LANC

ONLNE
37556AC 1050- -CE - -ASCPS PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING IWeaverOpen20/203.00

SCPS PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I


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

37557AC 1060- -CE - -ASCPS PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING IIWeaverOpen20/203.00

SCPS PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING II


Principles of Accounting II 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: AC1050 Principles of Accounting I.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37558AC 1070- -CE - -ASCPS BUSINESS FINANCIAL ACCOUNTINGWeaverOpen20/203.00

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

37559AC 1080- -CE - -ASCPS MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTINGWeaverOpen20/203.00

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:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37560AC 3030- -CE - -ASCPS FINANCIAL ANALYSIS AND REPORTINGWesoloskieOpen18/183.00

SCPS FINANCIAL ANALYSIS AND REPORTING


To be effective financial managers and advisors, accountants must understand not only how financial information is generated, but also how to analyze and interpret the information to assess a company and its operations. This course is designed to provide students with the tools they need to effectively evaluate the financial position of a firm. The course presents analytical tools for evaluating organizational financing, investing and operations activities, cash flow, profitability, liquidity, solvency, and leverage. Prerequisite: Ac 2060 Intermediate Accounting II or permission of the dean.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37561AC 3040- -CE - -ASCPS FORENSIC ACCOUNTINGWeaverOpen18/183.00

SCPS FORENSIC ACCOUNTING


Forensic Accounting utilizes accounting, auditing, and investigative skills to conduct an examination into a company's financial statements. It is a specialty practice area of accounting that describes engagements that result from actual or anticipated disputes or litigation. This course will introduce the learner to the concept of accounting fraud. It combines solid accounting principles with fraud detection and prevention techniques. The prevalence of financial statement manipulation in recent years is reviewed and analyzed. The topic of ethics and the breakdown thereof in relation to the frauds perpetrated will also be discussed. Prerequisite: Ac 2060 Intermediate Accounting II or permission of the dean.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37672AL 1200- -CE - -ASCPS FOUNDATIONS IN ACCELERATED WRITINGMacNamaraOpen12/123.00

SCPS FOUNDATIONS IN ACCELERATED WRITING


This course focuses on applying college-level writing skills to the accelerated and online environments. Emphasis will be placed on applying clear, concise, and grammatically correct writing to a variety of purposes and audiences. Self-reflections and critical thinking will be utilized to address real world experiences.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37563BA 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

37564BA 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

37565BA 2480- -CE - -ASCPS QUANTITATIVE TECHNIQUES FOR BUSINESSStaffOpen12/123.00

SCPS QUANTITATIVE TECHNIQUES FOR BUSINESS


An introduction to quantitative analysis designed to solve practical business problems; break-even analysis, forecasting, inventory management, linear programming, transportation problems. Network flow models, project management, decision, and queuing analysis will all be covered in this class. Prerequisite: Ma 1510 Probability and Statistics. Recommend a working knowledge of Excel formulas.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37566BA 2650- -CE - -ASCPS PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENTStaffOpen18/183.00

SCPS PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT


A study of the process of utilizing and coordinating technical and human resources in order to achieve the objectives of a business, governmental, education, social or religious organization. Includes analysis of the concepts, principles and practices involved in the planning, organizing, staffing, motivating, and controlling functions.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37567BA 2650- -CE - -BSCPS PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENTBurkyOpen18/183.00

SCPS PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT


A study of the process of utilizing and coordinating technical and human resources in order to achieve the objectives of a business, governmental, education, social or religious organization. Includes analysis of the concepts, principles and practices involved in the planning, organizing, staffing, motivating, and controlling functions.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37568BA 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

37569BA 3120- -CE - -ASCPS ADVERTISING MANAGEMENTInnerstOpen18/183.00

SCPS ADVERTISING MANAGEMENT


The course covers advertising principles and practices. It will take advertising theory and show how it is applied to produce advertising that works. Prerequisite: BA 2150 Principles of Marketing.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37641BA 3190- -CE - -ASCPS CONSUMER BEHAVIORSchauerOpen18/18T 7:00PM - 7:45PM3.00

SCPS CONSUMER BEHAVIOR


This course is an introduction to the study of consumer behavior, looking at the consumer as an individual, examining consumers in their social and cultural settings and reviewing the many variables that go into the consumer decision-making process.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37673BA 3250- -CE - -ASCPS BUSINESS FINANCEHooperOpen18/183.00

SCPS BUSINESS FINANCE


A study of financial management covering financial analysis, working capital management, capital budgeting and planning, capital structure, dividend policy, and sources of capital. It will introduce you to Finance and how it is practiced in industry. 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 1070 Business Financial Accounting; The course will utilize Microsoft Excel software extensively to solve and present problems. Recommend a working knowledge of Excel formulas.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37570BA 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

37572BA 3600- -CE - -BSCPS LEADERSHIPHermanOpen18/18M 7:00PM - 8:00PM3.00

SCPS LEADERSHIP


It is essential to gain a fundamental understanding of leadership and even more importantly to gain knowledge in the attributes of leadership in order to make better decisions, both professionally and personally. In this course, we will examine the characteristics, attributes, and styles of leadership. We will discuss the results of a lack of leadership and the impact of following.




Notes: Web Mtg: 11/4

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37573BA 4160- -CE - -ASCPS MARKETING MANAGEMENTSchauerOpen18/18T 7:00PM - 7:45PM3.00

SCPS MARKETING MANAGEMENT


An advanced marketing management course focusing on strategic marketing planning, segmentation and positioning. Prerequisite: BA 2150 Principles of Marketing.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37575BA 4660- -CE - -ASCPS OPERATIONS MANAGEMENTBeaulieuOpen18/183.00

SCPS OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT


Operations Management is the critical study of the decision-making techniques used in operations management, emphasizing the practical application of scientific methods and management principles to production activities. Areas of study include resource allocation, production cycles, job design, facility layout, production planning, quality improvements, and process control. Prerequisite: MA 1510 Probability and Statistics.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37576BA 4950- -CE - -ASCPS CORPORATE STRATEGYBrummerOpen18/183.00

SCPS CORPORATE STRATEGY


Corporate Strategy is the required capstone course to be taken by accounting and business administration learners in their senior year (preferably last semester) of studies. 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. With the aid of case studies, the course involves a comprehensive study of the interrelationships between management principles, problem analysis, strategy formation and implementation for the contemporary enterprise. (This is a capstone course and therefore intended to be the final course taken in the major. 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:Register By Instructor

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37578CD 1000- -CE - -ASCPS CAREER DEVELOPMENT FOR THE LIFELONG LEARNERWaltonOpen18/181.00

SCPS CAREER DEVELOPMENT FOR THE LIFELONG LEARNER


(1 credit) When entering into an educational program, the goal of the person upon graduation is often to be promoted within their company or to change the direction of their career. The needs of the adult learner in the area of career development vary from assessment of abilities to refining job search skills. This course will allow the adult learner to examine their interests and skills as well as develop a career portfolio for either movement within a company or for changing careers. One of the final outcomes will hopefully be the answer to that age-old question: "What do you want to be when you grow up?"




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37579CJ 1150- -SOWD-C-ASCPS CRIMINOLOGYNelsonOpen18/183.00

SCPS CRIMINOLOGY


(Social World Core; Criminal Justice majors may not use this course for Core.) Criminology is the scientific study of the nature, extent, cause, and control of criminal behavior. The course examines sociological approaches to the study of crime with an emphasis on current sociological and criminal theory and research in explaining how various theories account for criminal behavior. The course outlines how crime is defined, measured and studied; theories to explain crime causation; and forms of criminal behavior.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37642CJ 1170- -CE - -ASCPS INTRODUCTION TO THE AMERICAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMMcDanielOpen18/183.00

SCPS INTRODUCTION TO THE AMERICAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM


This course provides the learner with an overview and general understanding of the American Criminal Justice system. Learners will examine criminal law, policing, lawyers, judges, court processes, sentencing, and corrections.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37643CJ 2200- -CE - -ASCPS COURT ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENTStaubOpen18/183.00

SCPS COURT ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT


A study of the history, structure, administration and management of state and federal adult criminal courts that focuses on a variety of topics including: the interrelationship between the trial court and its social, economic, and political environments; the major participants in the court; the trial process; and sentencing methods and appeals.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37580CJ 3300- -CE - -ASCPS METHODS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE RESEARCHWalkerOpen18/183.00

SCPS METHODS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE RESEARCH


This course will cover basic procedures of criminal justice research including research design, sampling, measurement, and data analysis. This course is designed to provide students with basic knowledge and skills required to undertake research in the field of criminal justice while simultaneously offering an introduction to the process of critically understanding and interpreting research findings in an applied context.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37644CJ 3400- -CE - -ASCPS COMMUNITY-BASED TREATMENTSLutzOpen18/183.00

SCPS COMMUNITY-BASED TREATMENTS


This course introduces the student to an analysis of the relationship to the community and effective implementation of criminal and juvenile justice services. Techniques will be explored for increasing the mutual understanding and cooperation between the community and the criminal and juvenile justice systems. Among the subjects that will be covered will be the history of probation and parole; the goals, functions, philosophical orientations, roles and responsibilities of probation and parole officers; jails and prisons; theories of offender treatment; juvenile probation and aftercare; and recidivism. This will be accomplished through didactic lecture, small group activities, classroom discussions, and out of class assignments.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37645CJ 3500- -CE - -ASCPS SUBSTANCE USE AND ABUSEWalkerOpen18/183.00

SCPS SUBSTANCE USE AND ABUSE


This course will examine a multitude of issues relating to the past, present, and future of substance abuse. The issues will span areas involving prevention, law enforcement, treatment and policy making.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37581COM1200- -CE - -ASCPS INTRODUCTION TO MASS COMMUNICATIONSfida-AllenOpen18/183.00

SCPS INTRODUCTION TO MASS COMMUNICATION


Through history, application, and practice, this course explores the field of Communication in order to prepare learners for the challenges of research, design, and understanding for the Communication major. As an overview course, all areas of communication will be explored: public speaking, media, public relations, organizational, and interpersonal.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37674COM1650- -SOWD-C-ASCPS INTRODUCTION TO WEB DESIGNSchankeOpen18/183.00

SCPS INTRODUCTION TO WEB DESIGN


3.00 credits. Social World Core Course. This course introduces students to the building blocks of website creation, HTML and CSS. Learners will explore best practices for composing web content, image selection and preparation, file structure and file naming, web accessibility, and responsive design for both desktop and mobile. Learners will gain practical skills in writing and editing web pages in a text editor, along with working in a content management system (CMS).




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37582COM2480- -CE - -ASCPS COMMUNICATION LAW AND ETHICSSmithOpen18/183.00

SCPS COMMUNICATION LAW AND ETHICS


An overview of select legal concepts within the field of Mass Media Law. The focus will be on the First Amendment Right of Free Speech, the law of Libel, Regulation of Advertising, Copyright, and Freedom of Information Requests.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37583COM2510- -FCIS-C-ASCPS INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONRudyOpen18/183.00

SCPS INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION


(Foreign Cultures & International Studies Core; Communication majors may not use this course for Core.) This course is an examination of the organization and function systems of communication media around the world. It is designed to assess our experience as an American by exploring the sociocultural, economic, political, and scientific/technical impact of communication media on the diverse societies of other countries.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37584COM2520- -VC -C-ASCPS MULTICULTURAL COMMUNICATIONRudyOpen18/183.00

SCPS MULTICULTURAL COMMUNICATION


(Values, Choice and Justice Core; Communication majors may not use this course for Core.) This course is designed to study issues of diversity and the media by investigating the audience, content, and institutions of communications. Cultural perceptions will be explored as they relate to an individual's beliefs on diversity such as: race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, class, and disability. A research and field experience will challenge learners to analyze and formulate their own views.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37585COM3020- -CE - -ASOCIAL MEDIA MARKETINGSchauerOpen18/18T 7:00PM - 7:45PM3.00

SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING


This course will explore the importance of social media as a strategic marketing and communications tool. By focusing on the role of communication research, students will explore best practices for evaluating social media tools and constructing messages that support organizational marketing communication objectives. Students will develop a social media marketing plan to demonstrate expertise in planning, implementation, and evaluation of social media efforts.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37586COM3110- -CE - -ASCPS REPORTING AND NEWSWRITING FOR THE MEDIASmithOpen18/183.00

SCPS REPORTING AND NEWSWRITING FOR THE MEDIA


This writing intensive course will examine strategies to gather, report and deliver newsworthy information using traditional and emerging resources. Learners will discuss the ethical, legal, and professional arguments surrounding journalism as it strives toward honest, informative reporting to the public.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37587COM3330- -CE - -ASCPS ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATIONMartinOpen18/183.00

SCPS ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION


This course will examine the way organizations - and specifically businesses - communicate, and how these strategies affect both the organization and its members. Learners will be encouraged to compare the course materials to their own employment experience to gain a better understanding of how an employer educates, motivates and influences its stakeholders. Learners will then apply the course themes to improve their own workplace communication.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37646COM4120- -CE - -ASCPS ADVANCED PUBLIC RELATIONSSmithOpen18/183.00

SCPS ADVANCED PUBLIC RELATIONS


This course provides an opportunity for learners to build upon knowledge, skills, and expertise in public relations by applying them to the study of actual public relations cases and realistic situations. The analysis and evaluation of case studies lead the adult learner to a better knowledge of public relations principles, application, and management. In addition, this course will focus on the writing and distribution of public relations collateral. Prerequisite: Com 3510 Public Relations.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37589CS 2000- -CE - -ASCPS INFORMATION SYSTEM ETHICSYoderOpen18/183.00

SCPS INFORMATION SYSTEM ETHICS


This course provides an exploration of ethics in our society, specifically in the technological world. Topics such as codes of conduct and social media will be investigated through case studies using various approaches to ethical decision making. With technology as the stage, we will be able to explore such issues as computer and internet crimes, privacy rights, freedom of expression, and intellectual property laws. Prerequisite: It is recommended that students should have several sessions completed before taking this course to be more aware of the issues surrounding computers, computer programs, property rights, and Information Systems.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37593EC 1000- -SOWD-C-ASCPS GLOBAL MACROECONOMICSFoxOpen18/183.00

SCPS GLOBAL MACROECONOMICS


(Social World Core; Accounting and Business Administration majors may not use this course for Core.) Economics can no longer be referred to as the dismal science. The world has become so dynamic, and economics has become such an integral part of world dynamics that it affects each and every one of us every single day. Because of its importance in our lives, economics must now be referred to as the relevant science. This course gives students an orientation to the nature of economics on a global scale. The student is further provided with a solid foundation to the principles of macroeconomics as a discipline. This course will highlight the concepts of capitalism, supply, demand, free markets, inflation, recession, and money supply. Particular attention will be given to the way a society allocates scarce resources and how the Federal Reserve Board influences the supply of money. A correlation between economic theories and everyday experiences will help students relate the material in a way that demonstrates its relevance and thus allows a deeper understanding of economics. A strong emphasis is placed on discussion of current events and how those events incorporate various economic theories. This will give the student a greater appreciation of the relevance of economics as a science. Macroeconomics examines the aggregate performance of all markets in our economy.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37594EC 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

37595EN 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

37596EN 1000- -PL -C-BSCPS 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

37647EN 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

37598FS 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

37599FS 1500- -CO -C-BSCPS FOUNDATIONS FOR ACCELERATED LEARNINGKennedyOpen15/153.00

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

37600HCA1620- -CE - -ASCPS HEALTH CARE POLICYGeorgeOpen18/183.00

SCPS HEALTH CARE POLICY


This course provides an introduction to the development and implications of U.S. health care public policy, including key governmental and non-governmental participants within the political process. This course examines the major roles played by local, state, and federal governments in the oversight, funding, delivery and evaluation of health care services. To perform this examination, a brief background to the U.S. health care system will be presented. The course will then investigate the formulation of health care legislation, the prioritization of health care legislation and the implementation of legislative provisions.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37601HCA2150- -CE - -ASCPS HEALTH CARE MARKETINGMayOpen18/183.00

SCPS HEALTH CARE MARKETING


This course provides a comprehensive review of marketing's role in the health care industry. The course will examine the history of health care marketing, the contributions of marketing to the strategic objectives of health care organizations and the effects of marketing on public relations and the health care consumer. Major health care consumer issues are also analyzed. Consumer issues include: health status, drug usage, drug shortages, health care products, exercise and nutrition, diseases and epidemiology. Interdependence of these issues with behavioral, political, economic, ecologic, and cultural factors will be evaluated.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37650HCA3100- -CE - -ASCPS HEALTH CARE ETHICSEmrheinOpen18/183.00

SCPS HEALTH CARE ETHICS


This course addresses introductory concepts and basic issues in health care ethics. Issues such as confidentiality (e.g. HIPAA), informed consent, beginning of life, chronic care, end of life and the universal right to health care will be discussed along with the impact of women in health care. The course also addresses the impact of a person's religious beliefs on the need for and delivery of health care. Finally, the course analyzes health care research issues including use of human subjects, use of animals and cloning.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37649HCA3310- -CE - -ASCPS HEALTH CARE LAWRoutledgeOpen18/183.00

SCPS HEALTH CARE LAW


This course will examine the various laws that impact the delivery of health care in the United States. The purpose of the course is to familiarize the student with the healthcare legal environment that requires compliance of both providers and facilities. Students will analyze case studies and apply applicable laws to the scenarios.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37602HCA3630- -CE - -ASCPS WORLD HEALTH CARE SYSTEMSWoodOpen18/183.00

SCPS WORLD HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS


This course provides an analysis of world healthcare systems with an emphasis on the healthcare issues and challenges between low, middle, and high-income countries. The course focuses on the global organizations that impact world health and the financial and regulatory issues that each country encounters. The course also analyzes many different health systems throughout the world, examining population demographics, economics, major health problems, healthcare financing, healthcare workforces, and future healthcare perspectives within these various nations. Prerequisite: HCA 1620 Health Care Policy




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37603HCA4500- -CE - -ASCPS LONG-TERM CARE ADMINISTRATIONGreenbergOpen18/183.00

SCPS LONG-TERM CARE ADMINISTRATION


This course examines how as change takes place, and the health care field becomes more sophisticated and diverse, successful long-term care administrators will face tougher challenges than any they have seen before and they will have to bring new skills to their jobs. Topics and discussions center around how successful managers will possess the ability to change with the times, manage their organizations while under constant and substantial pressure, how to be flexible enough to adapt to different management settings, or to providing services that are different from those with which they may have been familiar. Evaluate how tomorrow's long-term care managers will be expected to possess those skills essential to managing larger more complex organizations.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37604HI 1150- -CUL -C-ASCPS MODERN EUROPEAN HISTORYFinley-BowmanOpen18/183.00

SCPS MODERN EUROPEAN HISTORY


(Cultural Heritage Core) The course is an examination of the major developments that have taken place in European History since 1500. The course will not survey all of the developments over 500 years, but choose those that seem significant in their impact on subsequent developments.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37605HS 1080- -CE - -ASCPS INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICESSpanglerOpen18/183.00

SCPS INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICES


This introductory course reviews the historical foundations and explores 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 examines both the intimate portrait and the “big picture” of human service issues. This course will educate on the overall context of human service work; questions such as “what does a human service worker do?” It will review the major social welfare programs, implementation of human service interventions, and working with diversity. Finally, the course will review issues crucial to human service workers, such as burnout and legal issues. Once this course is completed, students will have a better understanding of human service work in general and more insight into whether or not human service work is the career field for them.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37606HS 1620- -CE - -ASCPS SOCIAL WELFARE PROGRAMS & POLICYSchuckerOpen18/183.00

SCPS SOCIAL WELFARE PROGRAMS & POLICY


The purpose of this course is to help students understand what drives social welfare policy, the values and beliefs underlying social welfare policy, and how it impacts our lives. The course is designed to be both theoretical and practical. Fundamental concepts and theories of social welfare policy are examined. The competing values and beliefs that influence social welfare policy are discussed and analyzed. An overview of the history of social welfare policy in the United States is explored. Social welfare policies and programs are examined within the context of the social problems they address. The course also explores the strengths and weaknesses of current government interventions. Students will also explore ways to conduct effective social welfare policy analysis.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37607HS 2300- -CE - -ASCPS INTRODUCTION TO SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND ADDICTIVE DISORDERSHinzmanOpen18/183.00

SCPS INTRODUCTION TO SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND ADDICTIVE DISORDERS


This foundations course will provide essential concepts for understanding contemporary theories and practices relating to substance use and abuse. Learners will identify appropriate methodologies for identification, prevention, and proper treatment of disorders. Review of the historical perspectives, various diagnostic issues, and numerous types of addictive behaviors, treatment options, and current research developments will be discussed.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37651HS 2350- -CE - -ASCPS COUNSELING TECHNIQUES AND SKILLSBarrowOpen18/183.00

SCPS COUNSELING TECHNIQUES AND SKILLS


This course will provide students with a background of concepts, historical perspectives, and information regarding counseling systems. Students will develop skills for building effective working relationships with clients and focus on skills required to explore clients’ difficulties and recognize and enhance strengths. It will discuss how to establish plans and implement strategies to accomplish goals related to identified problems or concerns. This course will provide strategies for evaluating case progress in work with individuals, groups and families. It will provide students with the information they need to meet several Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) competencies—a set of nine standards or competencies centered on an educational format that prescribes attention to outcome performance.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37608HS 2800- -CE - -ASCPS GROUP COUNSELINGBeersOpen18/183.00

SCPS GROUP COUNSELING


Learners are exposed to theories, principles, and practices of group counseling. Opportunities are provided for learners to engage in dialogue relating to ethical and professional concerns, group dynamics and processes, understanding of various types of groups, assessment of group outcomes, group entry and exit transitions, and different leadership styles.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37609HS 4350- -CE - -ASCPS COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL THERAPYHinzmanOpen18/183.00

SCPS COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL THERAPY


Learners will review, practice and demonstrate the clinical application of cognitive-behavioral therapies. Areas examined are principles of both cognitive and behavioral theories, engagement and the education of clients, goal setting, strategies and techniques for positive change, enhancement of individual motivation, contingency contracting and ongoing assessment. Prerequisite: HS 2350 Counseling Techniques & Skills




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37652HUM2600- -CREX-C-ASCPS THE CREATIVE PROCESSRoseOpen18/183.00

SCPS THE CREATIVE PROCESS


(Creative Expression Core) This course will examine the creative process as it relates to both individuals and organizations. Learners will use readings and their own experiences to explore how the creative process varies from individuals and how it can be developed. The idea of creativity will be explored from both the perspective of business and artistic expression. Through readings, discussion and group activities, learners will better understand how the creative process is used in the creation of art, literature, music and product development and design. The course will also focus on the importance of creativity in the workplace and the impact of innovation on both society and business.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37610IDC2710- -CO -C-ASCPS INTRODUCTION TO GLOBALIZATIONRadcliffOpen18/18T 7:00PM - 8:30PM3.00

SCPS INTRODUCTION TO GLOBALIZATION


(This interdisciplinary course can be used to fulfill either the Social World OR Values, Choice and Justice Core requirement.) In an increasingly interconnected world, globalization is a political, economic, cultural, and environmental phenomenon affecting individuals and communities in every society. This course will examine the dynamics of globalization along with the ethical implications of living in a globalized world.




Notes: Web Mtg: 10/1, 10/15

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37611IDC2770- -CO -C-ASCPS POVERTY IN A WORLD OF PLENTYRadcliffOpen18/18W 7:00PM - 8:30PM3.00

SCPS POVERTY IN A WORLD OF PLENTY


(This interdisciplinary course can be used to fulfill either the Foreign Cultures OR Values, Choice and Justice Core requirement.) This course will examine the many causes behind half of the world's people living on less than two dollars a day--the majority of them women and children. Factors such as bias against women, sweatshop labor, a failing environment, government corruption, the history of colonialism, and misguided foreign aid will be explored. Solutions will be sought related to consumer purchases, women's empowerment, and influencing government policies and aid distribution.




Notes: Web Mtg: 8/21, 9/3

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

IDC2770- -CO -C-AWBX - SCPS POVERTY IN A WORLD OF PLENTYT 7:00PM - 8:30PM
37612IDC2780- -CO -C-ASCPS GLOBAL FILMS: REFLECTIONS OF CULTURES AND CREATIVITYRoseOpen18/183.00

SCPS GLOBAL FILMS: REFLECTIONS OF CULTURES AND CREATIVITY


(This interdisciplinary course can be used to fulfill either the Foreign Cultures OR Creative Expression Core requirement.) This course involves the study of global films selected for their artistic, cultural, and historic value. A variety of styles and genres of films will be studied and analyzed, including classic as well as contemporary films. The reflective nature of film allows the viewer to investigate cultural identity and the impact of political and historical events through the eyes of the cultures themselves. All films are subtitled and the readings, written work, lectures and discussions are all in English.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37613IDC4900- -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:Register By Instructor

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37614IDC4900- -CO -C-BSCPS CORE PROGRAM CAPSTONEArcherOpen12/123.00

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:Register By Instructor

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37615IDC4900- -CO -C-CSCPS 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:Register By Instructor

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37616MA 1080- -MAAN-C-ASCPS APPLIED MATHEMATICS: PROBLEM SOLVING USING EXCELTobinOpen15/15W 7:30PM - 9:00PM3.00

SCPS APPLIED MATHEMATICS: PROBLEM SOLVING USING EXCEL


(Mathematical Analysis Core) This course provides an introduction to a variety of mathematical concepts focusing on real-world applications of mathematical modeling and meaning, rather than on proving theorems. This is an application-oriented course and the approach is practical. Learners will use Excel to find the solutions to real-world mathematical situations. Focusing on translating every day questions into mathematical problems to solve, the topics will include: Algebra, Sets, Graphing, Number Theory, Linear Equations and Inequalities, Statistics, Probability, and Consumer Mathematics. Part of the class is devoted to lecture and part will be an interactive lab. Although not required, this course is recommended as a preparatory course for Ma 151, Probability and Statistics.




Notes: No Web Mtg 11/27; make-up 11/26

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37617MA 1510- -MAAN-C-ASCPS PROBABILITY AND STATISTICSTobinOpen15/15W 7:30PM - 9:00PM3.00

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

37618MA 1510- -MAAN-C-BSCPS PROBABILITY AND STATISTICSTobinOpen15/15W 7:30PM - 9:00PM3.00

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

37619MBA510 - -CE - -ASCPS LEADERSHIP IN BUSINESS & LIFE BRIDGING THE GAPGarrettOpen18/183.00

SCPS LEADERSHIP IN BUSINESS & LIFE BRIDGING THE GAP


This introductory course provides a foundation for the study of leadership through a comprehensive examination of the history, theories, and processes of leadership. Opportunities will be provided for learners to explore the application of specific leadership strategies and techniques within the context of challenges leaders face. Learners will be engaged in self-reflection and feedback activities geared toward assessing current strengths and formulating plans for building their own leadership skills.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37621MBA530 - -CE - -ASCPS CORPORATE SOCRESPONSIBILITY: MAKING A BIGGER IMPACT ON THE WORLDCoplenOpen18/183.00

SCPS CORPORATE SOCRESPONSIBILITY: MAKING A BIGGER IMPACT ON THE WORLD


The fundamental component of CSR is essential in an age of transparency for business operations. This course provides an examination of business strategies and practices that offer a framework for planning and evaluating the integration of socially responsible decision-making into the day-to-day operations of the corporation. Focus is on benefits to all stakeholders of the organization. CSR serves as a differentiating factor for organizations in the long term to remain competitive in an evolving business environment. This course explores tying CSR to the organization’s core mission, as well as challenging students to think in new ways about the impact of business activities on the world.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37622MBA540 - -CE - -ASCPS SOCIETAL ECONOMIC ANALYSISFriesOpen18/183.00

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

37623MBA550 - -CE - -ASCPS INFORMATION FOR STRATEGIC DECISION MAKINGSchankeOpen18/183.00

SCPS INFORMATION FOR STRATEGIC DECISION MAKING


Business leaders must have a solid grasp of the organizational change dynamics associated with new information systems being implemented. This course addresses the real world of Information Technology (IT) management. Topics include evaluating IT investment value, outsourcing, working with vendors, IT governance, IT project management, and IT security and trends.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37624MBA570 - -CE - -ASCPS STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE MGMTBrummerOpen18/183.00

SCPS STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE MGMT


Emphasis will be placed on issues, policies, and practices affecting specialists, practitioners, and line managers in their management of human capital from multiple perspectives. This course will enable the student and business person to understand the current strategic human resource management practices being utilized in the modern workplace. The various readings, assignments, and discussion board topics will help the student to explore how these practices are envisioned, created, designed and developed, implemented, and evaluated. Discussions will be held to help the student develop critical thinking skills by exploring, evaluating and critiquing strategic human resource management practices, as well as to determine if these practices are appropriate to the given type of situation and/or organization. This course assumes a working understanding and knowledge of the basic Human Resources Management disciplines, principles, legislation, etc.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37625MHA510 - -CE - -ASCPS LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH CARESeaversOpen18/183.00

SCPS LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH CARE


This course examines the major leadership and management approaches in public and private health care agencies. The course will focus on management principles in the American health care delivery system, including the roles of patients, third party insurance payers, and health care professionals. The course presents contemporary thinking about leadership and management skills, competencies, and how management "gets it done" in health care orgranizations. This course will also explore both the structure and functions of health care organizations. How governance, administration, and professional components interface to provide proper health care to society will be examined. The course will similarly explore health care leadership approaches to evaluate a student's leadership skill set. In addition, students will apply management skills and techniques to case studies and real-life situations involving health care administration. Students will showcase critical thinking skills with support from outside references, in addition to the assigned reading, in order to better understand health care leadership and management.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37626MHA573 - -CE - -ASCPS HEALTH CARE POLICY: ETHICS, COMPLIANCE, AND LEGAL ISSUESRoutledgeOpen18/183.00

SCPS HEALTH CARE POLICY: ETHICS, COMPLIANCE, AND LEGAL ISSUES


This course addresses the government's responsibility to respect the interests, promote and protect the health and welfare, and uphold the rights of the public. Students will explore health care policy, applications of health care law and ethics, and managment ideas, theories, and case studies.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37627MOD562 - -CE - -ASCPS LEADING INNOVATION & CHANGE THROUGH CROSS-SECTOR COLLABORATIONMitchellOpen18/186:00PM - 7:00PM3.00

SCPS LEADING INNOVATION & CHANGE THROUGH CROSS-SECTOR COLLABORATION


Successful strategic leaders must facilitate collaboration within and amongst diverse organizations---including local, regional and international partners in the public, private, and service sectors. These partners will have varied and often conflicting goals, incentives, power bases, resources, and cultures. Participating in a course-long student-led cross-sector strategic planning case study, students will strengthen their capacity and creativity to apply the collaborative leadership needed in a wide range of future forums, especially economic development in fragile localities.




Notes: Web Mtg: 11/6

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37620MSL510 - -CE - -ASCPS FOUNDATIONS OF LEADERSHIPGarrettOpen18/183.00

SCPS FOUNDATIONS OF LEADERSHIP


This introductory course provides a foundation for the study of leadership through a comprehensive examination of the history, theories, and processes of leadership. Opportunities will be provided for learners to explore the application of specific leadership strategies and techniques within the context of challenges leaders face. Learners will be engaged in self-reflection and feedback activities geared toward assessing current strengths and formulating plans for building their own leadership skills.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37628MSL530 - -CE - -ASCPS APPLIED RESEARCH FOR STRATEGIC LEADERSHIPMcVeyOpen18/183.00

SCPS APPLIED RESEARCH FOR STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP


This course develops the learner’s ability to think critically, with an eye toward the long term view. Learners will identify and analyze problems, interpret data, and make decisions that avoid common errors. Learners will achieve valid, reliable results by applying the fundamentals of scientific research with quantitative and qualitative research methods.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37630MSL570 - -CE - -ASCPS DESIGN THINKING FOR LEADERSMitchellOpen18/18W 6:00PM - 7:00PM3.00

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: Web Mtg: 9/11, 10/9

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37631PHY1120- -NW -C-ASCPS INVESTIGATIONS IN ASTRONOMYYoderOpen12/124.00

SCPS INVESTIGATIONS IN ASTRONOMY


(Natural World, 4 Credits) This course will introduce modern astronomy with a focus on our solar system and the celestial bodies it contains. This will serve as the backdrop for explorations of the scientific method and developing evaluative thinking skills. We will explore the historical perspective of humanity’s explorations of space. While studying the origins of the cosmos students will be challenged to define our place in the universe. Lab work will consist of a combination of digital simulations and naked eye astronomy, all with the goal of bringing space down to Earth.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37632PSY1050- -SOWD-C-ASCPS GENERAL PSYCHOLOGYVergheseOpen18/183.00

SCPS GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY


(Social World Core) 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.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37633PSY1050- -SOWD-C-BSCPS GENERAL PSYCHOLOGYVergheseOpen18/183.00

SCPS GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY


(Social World Core) 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.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37634PSY2080- -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

37636SO 1010- -SOWD-C-ASCPS DISCOVERING SOCIETYRosarioOpen18/183.00

SCPS DISCOVERING SOCIETY


(Social World Core) An introduction to the sociological perspective to achieve an understanding of its impact on the individual through exploring social reality, process and explanation.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37637SO 2120- -SOWD-C-ASCPS SENSITIVITY TOWARD THE AGING ADULTSeidersOpen18/183.00

SCPS SENSITIVITY TOWARD THE AGING ADULT


(Social World Core) This course will provide a comprehensive look at the issues and systems impacting the aging population, the latest approaches to the aging process, and strategies for achieving health and independence into the senior years. Areas of discussion will also include the diseases of the elderly and loss of activities of daily living, such as driving, bathing, and walking. To better understand the care of those unable to live without assistance, Long Term Care or Assisted Living/Personal Care facilities and how they care for the elderly will be explored. Learners will become familiar with laws and regulations as well as advocacy groups for the elderly.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37638SO 3050- -SOWD-C-ASCPS MARRIAGE AND FAMILYRosarioOpen18/183.00

SCPS MARRIAGE AND FAMILY


(Social World Core) This course is a multi-cultural/multi-ethnic sociological analysis of contemporary marriages, families, and intimate relationships. The course delivers an exploration of the impact that societal changes have had on traditional family functions, courtship, role expectations, child rearing, and family stability. Interrelated topics which impact the family as a social institution are examined.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE

37639SSC2620- -NW -C-ASCPS ENVIRONMENTAL CHOICESYoderOpen12/124.00

SCPS ENVIRONMENTAL CHOICES


(Natural World Core, 4 credits) This class will explore human impacts on the earth and the consequences of these impacts for the human and non-human living systems; ethical considerations for environmental decision-making; and avenues for more sustainable living. A field trip component of the course will require participants to travel to the local destination and may include walking and hiking while exposed to the elements.




Notes:

Credit Type: Letter Graded

Course Reminder:

Program Category: 100% Online

Location: ONLNE