Dec 11, 2019  
2012-2013 General Catalog 
    
2012-2013 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG–FOR INFORMATION ONLY]

Course Descriptions


 

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History

  
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    HIST 3200 - Sports in American History

    3 credits

    This course follows the development of sports in America from folk games during the colonial period to the age of television. Topics will include the rise of organized sports, the popularization of professional and college sports, and the television age. (Spring even years)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 3620 - Afro-American History from Colonialism to 1877

    3 credits

    A survey of the changing roles, experiences and contributions of Afro-Americans to American history from the 17th century to Reconstruction. Designed to introduce the student to some of the major issues in Afro-American history and to understand how changes in Afro-American lives are related to other changes in American history. (Alternate years)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 3630 - Afro-American History from 1877 to the Present

    3 credits

    A survey of the changing roles, experiences and contributions of Afro-Americans to American history from 1877 to the present. Designed to introduce the student to some of the major issues in Afro-American history and to understand how changes in Afro-American lives are related to other changes in American history. (Alternate years)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 3810 - History of the American West

    3 credits

    A history of the American frontier from European exploration to the American trans-Mississippian frontier to the present. Topics include exploration, geography, exploitation, folk migrations, and the political, social, and economic history of the American West. (Spring odd years)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 3870 - History of Utah

    3 credits

    Geography and native peoples; early explorations; political, social and economic developments to the present. (Fall, Summer, and on-line)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 3880 - History of the American Southwest

    3 credits

    This course covers the American Southwest from prehistoric times to the present and reviews Native American, Spanish, Mexican, and American history. Major themes include the multi-cultural interaction in the area and economic development since the 17th century including land and water use. (Fall odd years)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 3921 - International Week

    1 credits

    This course is an investigation of a different foreign country each year. Emphasis is on the country’s history, culture, and its relationship with the rest of the world. (P/F) (Fall)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 3922 - Black History Month

    1 credits

    This course is an investigation of African American people. Its focus is their history, culture, and contributions to American society. (P/F) (Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 3923 - Native American Week

    1 credits

    This course is an investigation of Native American people. Its focus is their history, culture, and contributions to American society. (P/F) (Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 4410 - Ancient Greece

    3 credits

    A history of the Greeks from earliest times through the Classical period to Roman conquest of Greece. (Fall)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 4420 - Ancient Rome

    3 credits

    A history of the Romans from the founding of Rome to the disintegration of the Western Empire. (Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 4430 - The Middle Ages A.D. 300-1300

    3 credits

    In this course the emergence and development of medieval European civilization from the collapse of the Western Roman Empire to the opening of the Renaissance Era are examined.

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 4435 - Early & Medieval Christianity

    3 credits

    Begins with the history of early Christianity and surveys the growth of Medieval Christianity, the history of the papacy, interactions with secular authorities, the Crusades, dissenting and reform movements, and the variety of medieval spirituality and practice. (As needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 4441 - The European Renaissance

    3 credits

    Europe between 1300 to 1515 with special attention to the Renaissance in Italy. Topics include the Black Death, the late medieval Church, it’s structure and spirituality, Renaissance humanism and art, the rise of nation-states and European exploration. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: HIST 1100  or Instructor Permission
    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 4444 - Sixteenth-Century Reformations

    3 credits

    Europe in the sixteenth century with special emphasis on the various ‘reformation’ movements and their religious, social, political and cultural agendas and outcomes, including attention to the witch-hunts. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: HIST 1100  or Instructor Permission.
    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 4460 - Nineteenth Century Europe

    3 credits

    The end of the old regime and the French Revolution are covered. The Napoleonic Wars, the reorganization of Europe, and continuing revolutionary currents (including the Industrial Revolution) through 1870 and the growth of national states and the emergence of imperialism are also examined. (Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 4470 - European History Seminar

    3 credits

    In this course, recent and formative scholarship, as well as primary sources, on selected topics relevant to medieval and early modern Europe are examined. A different major theme such as ‘popular’ and ‘official’ cultures, the growth of law and legal systems, medicine and science, and peasants’ urban work and lifestyles. The topics examined will be changed every two years.

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 4475 - Topics in Modern European History

    3 credits

    In this lecture and reading course, we will examine recent scholarship on significant topics in modern European history only touched upon in survey courses. Topics will be changed every two years.

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 4480 - Europe in the 20th Century

    3 credits

    Europe since World War I and the rise and character of international organizations and World War II, including postwar international problems and domestic development since 1945. (Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 4490 - Hitler & Nazi Germany

    3 credits

    The Nazi dictatorship amounted to the collapse of civilization. Why Hitler? Why the Holocaust? This course is designed to help students come to terms with such questions as we examine the origins, course, and fate of the Third Reich. (Fall)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 4510 - World Military History

    3 credits

    This is a one-semester lecture course in European and American military history. The course begins with the classical warfare of the 18th century and traces social and technical developments that have influenced the conduct of war. Begins with Frederick the Great and works forward to the Arab-Israeli conflict of 1973. (Fall)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 4540 - Medieval England

    3 credits

    English history from the Roman conquest to the dawn of the early modern era, including discussion of key events in Scotland and Ireland. This course gives special attention to institutions and ideas that created a national society and formed England’s constitutional development (first to sixteenth centuries). (As needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 4540 - Medieval England

    3 credits

    English history from the Roman conquest to the dawn of the early modern era, including discussion of key events in Scotland and Ireland. This course gives special attention to institutions and ideas that created a national society and formed Englands constitutional development (first to sixteenth centuries). (As needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 4550 - Early Modern England

    3 credits

    A study of England, Scotland, and Ireland in the era in which the Reformation unfolded, a civil war was fought, and a monarchial and parliamentary revolution was achieved, in the midst of England’s cultural flowering (ca. 1485 to 1689).

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 4600 - Women in Ancient, Medieval, Early Modern Europe

    3 credits

    Examines the roles, status, treatment and experiences of women, as well as cultural attitudes about gender, from antiquity through early modern Europe, including study of the witch-hunts. (As needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 4610 - Topics In African History

    3 credits

    Topical history of issues on the African continent including slave trade, its abolition, pre-colonial era, colonialism, independence movements and the emergence of the modern African state. (Alternate years)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 4710 - United States 1607-1789

    3 credits

    This course offers a detailed social, economic and political examination of the colonial period of United States history from the earliest settlement to a study of Independence and the Constitutional convention. (Fall)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 4720 - United States 1789-1845

    3 credits

    A study of the New Nation, the War of 1812, the Jacksonian Era, placing special emphasis on the increasing political, social and economic democratization of the United States together with the difficulties created by change. (Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 4730 - United States 1845-1898

    3 credits

    A study of American expansion and its contributions to sectional rivalry leading to the Civil War. The Civil War and Reconstruction and the rise of corporate industry to a position of dominance in American life, and the emergence of the United States as a world power through industrial growth and imperial war are studied. (Fall)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 4740 - United States 1898-1945

    3 credits

    American participation in world conflict set against a domestic background of agrarian protest and urban progressivism and a political, economic and social analysis of the dislocations of the 1920s, the Great Depression, the New Deal, and American participation in World War II. (Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 4750 - United States 1945 - Present

    3 credits

    A political, economic and social analysis of the post-World War II years. The continuing issues of the post-war decades are examined in the light of growing American responsibilities. (Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 4760 - The History of Gender in America to 1865

    3 credits

    Students will explore how people in early America constructed notions of masculinity and femininity and how those ideas about gender shaped the lives of men and women from 1607 to1865. (Spring odd years)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 4770 - American Journalism: Past and Present

    3 credits

    This course seeks to understand the historical origins of the modern, media-dominated culture of the United States.  Topics covered include: invention of the printing press, pamphlets of the American Revolution, Abolitionist newspapers, Yellow Journalism, Political Cartooning, Muckrakers, War Correspondents, the Civil Rights Movement, the Vietnam War, Watergate, and the Digital Revolution. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: HIST 1700  or Instructor Permission.
    General Education Course: No.
  
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    HIST 4830 - Readings and Conferences

    1 to 3 credits

    (P/F)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 4890 - Internship

    1 to 12 credits

    Practical experience in history. No more than 6 credit hours will be applied to one’s major, 3 to a minor, remaining credit hours will be counted as elective hours outside the major or minor.

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HIST 4990 - Seminar in Historical Research

    3 credits

    An examination of the theory and practice of research and writing history including formulation of hypotheses, research proposal development, resources, bibliography, and completing a project of original, scholarly research that is subjected to the evaluation of other members of the class. (As Needed)

    Prerequisite: Senior status and a minimum of 12 upper division credit hours in history
    General Education Course: No

Honors

  
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    HONR 2010 - Dialogue in the Disciplines

    3 credits

    Students study a specific topic or theme. Communication and general analytical skills are stressed. Students will attend selected Convocation presentations. An interdisciplinary faculty team will teach the course. The course may be repeated for credit. (Fall)

    General Education Course: Humanities Knowledge Area
  
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    HONR 3500 - Honors Tutorial

    1 credits

    Students will study a specific topic or theme in-depth to improve their analytical or presentational skills. May be repeated for credit. (Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HONR 3800 - Service Learning Practicum

    1 to 3 credits

    Service learning offers students an opportunity to connect classroom content with real-life experiences. It provides an opportunity to teach students about responsible citizenship through collaborating with members of the community. Students will sign a contract with the Honors Director prior to starting the project. Students may repeat the class for credit. (P/F) (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HONR 4010 - Contemporary Issues/Convocation

    3 credits

    Students study a specific topic or theme. Communication and general analytical skills are stressed. Students will attend selected Convocation presentations. An interdisciplinary faculty team will teach the course. The course may be repeated for credit. (Fall)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HONR 4020 - Honors Seminar

    3 credits

    An in-depth study of an issue or topic associated with a field of study within the University. Class may be repeated. (Fall)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HONR 4970 - Honors Thesis Preparation

    1 credits

    In consultation with the Honors Director and an advisor in the student’s major department, students will prepare their research or creative project proposal. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HONR 4971 - Honors Thesis or Creative Component

    3 credits

    The Honors thesis/creative component provides advanced work for students and challenges them to explore an issue intensively or develop a creative talent. Under the supervision of a faculty mentor, students will prepare a thesis or project appropriate to the research methods of the student’s discipline. Students are required to give a presentation on their thesis/creative project to an appropriate audience. In all instances, students will provide a written document of their thesis/creative project. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HONR 4990 - Independent Study

    1 to 3 credits

    Students desiring to pursue a topic in more detail, conduct undergraduate research, or study a topic on a subject the University does not offer may contract with a faculty member for one-on-one guidance. A contract must be recorded in the Honors Office prior to initiating the course. (P/F) (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: No

Hotel, Resort and Hospitality Management

  
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    HRHM 3000 - Introduction to Hospitality Management

    3 credits

    This course introduces students to a management career in the hospitality industry, which includes hotels, food and beverage, meetings and conventions, recreation and leisure, and information technology. The importance of leadership and the establishment of a service culture are also treated. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HRHM 3010 - Tourism Management

    3 credits

    Students study the organizations and techniques involved in developing and promoting a destination. The course highlights the importance of teamwork between public and private organizations in tourism activities. (Fall)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HRHM 3020 - Hospitality Safety & Sanitation Mgmt

    3 credits

    Students study safety and sanitation management principles in the hospitality industry related to safe foodhandling practices, responsible alcohol service, and developing and maintaining a sustainable facility for hospitality guests and employees. Students may obtain NRA ServSafe Food Safety and ServSafe Alcohol certifications. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HRHM 3110 - Quantity Food Production

    3 credits

    Basic principles underlying commercial production of food products and culinary arts management. Students will participate in the formulation, fabrication, and evaluation of culinary products and apply conceptual culinary and management frameworks to specific situations. This is a designated Service Learning course. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: HRHM 3000 , HRHM 3020 ; declared HRHM major or minor
    General Education Course: No
  
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    HRHM 3250 - International Cuisine

    3 credits

    Introduces students to influences of ingredients, flavor profiles, preparation, and cooking techniques that create the unique characteristics of international cuisine. Understanding food customs from different cultures will prepare students for globalization in the foodservice industry. (Fall)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HRHM 3300 - Facilities Management

    3 credits

    Provides hospitality managers and students with information they need to know to manage the physical plant of a hotel or restaurant and work effectively with the engineering and maintenance department. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: HRHM 3000 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    HRHM 3400 - Hotel Operations

    3 credits

    This course presents a systematic approach to managing hotel room operations by combining front office and housekeeping functions. Special attention is given to the flow of business from making reservations to checking out. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: HRHM 3000 - Introduction to Hospitality Management 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    HRHM 3510 - Hospitality Managerial Finance

    3 credits

    A hospitality industry finance course that includes financial statements, capital markets, present and future value analysis, decision-making tools, risk and return, and financial strategies. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: MATH 1030  or higher, ACCT 2010 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    HRHM 4100 - Beverage Management

    3 credits

    Introduces students to the history, trends, and production processes of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages; the procurement, storage, sales, service, and control of beverage management techniques as well as laws related to responsible alcohol service. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: HRHM 3000  and HRHM 3020 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    HRHM 4110 - Meetings & Convention Management

    3 credits

    This course prepares students for a hotel sales and marketing position. Students study the scope and segmentation of the convention and group business market, the marketing and sales strategies to attract markets with specific needs, and the techniques to meet those needs as part of meeting and convention service. (Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HRHM 4200 - Restaurant Management

    3 credits

    Provides the foundation for understanding the challenges and responsibilities involved in foodservice management. Students will examine the formulation, implementation, and evaluation of foodservice processes and apply the conceptual frameworks to specific situations. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: HRHM 3020  and HRHM 3110  
    General Education Course: No
  
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    HRHM 4300 - Resort Recreation Management

    3 credits

    This course offers a complete approach to the operation of resort properties. Planning, development, financial investment, and marketing that deal with the unique nature of resort business are covered. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: HRHM 3000  or HRHM 3010 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    HRHM 4400 - Hospitality Management Systems

    3 credits

    This course builds upon business concepts in managerial accounting, management, marketing, and information technology with the hospitality industry specific applications. Topics include operational ratios, forecasting and budgeting, room sales distribution channels, employee selection, retention and training, and hospitality information technology systems. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: HRHM 3000 , HRHM 3400 , HRHM 4200 , ACCT 2010 , CSIS 1000 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    HRHM 4500 - Hospitality Work Requirement

    1 credits

    Students are required to work 800 paid hours in a hospitality industry position. Students present pay stubs and a written report relating work experiences to hospitality curriculum major courses. (P/F) (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: Required prerequisite core complete, HRHM 3000 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    HRHM 4600 - Strategic Leadership in HRHM

    3 credits

    Strategic management case approach is used to solve realistic problems by drawing upon all previous course concepts while developing leadership skills. Part 1 of HRHM Capstone-must take in sequence. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: Declared HRHM major or minor having completed HRHM core except HRHM 4400  & HRHM 4500 ; declared ORPT major having completed HRHM requirements for ORPT degree; senior standing
    General Education Course: No
  
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    HRHM 4601 - Strategic Guest Service

    3 credits

    This service-learning course addresses concepts of organizational behavior, leadership, and consumer behavior in developing a service culture to deliver outstanding guest service. HRHM Capstone Part 2. This is a designated Service Learning course. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: Declared HRHM major or minor having completed HRHM 4600 ; declared ORPT major having completed PE 4740 ; senior standing.
    General Education Course: No
  
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    HRHM 4700 - Special Topics in Hospitality Management

    3 to 6 credits

    Specialized topics in Hospitality Management for students to extend beyond core curriculum. Course is repeatable up to 12 credits, provided course content is different. (As Needed)

    Prerequisite: Hospitality Major; HRHM 3000 
    General Education Course: No

Humanities

  
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    HSS 1010 - Introduction to Humanities

    3 credits

    A survey of some of the most important literary, philosophical, artistic and musical monuments of Western culture from the Greeks to the present. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    General Education Course: Humanities Knowledge Area
  
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    HU 1010 - Introduction to Humanities

    3 credits

    A survey of some of the most important literary, philosophical, artistic and musical monuments of Western culture from the Greeks to the present. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    General Education Course: Humanities Knowledge Area

Humanities and Social Sciences

  
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    HSS 1120 - Introduction to Diversity

    3 credits

    This course is an interdisciplinary, term-taught, general education offering. The course will introduce the theoretical and practical paradigm of cultural differences. In this course, cultural difference will refer to race, gender, nationality, class, religion, and age. Students will be encouraged to examine the ways in which these paradigms influence their daily lives and the structure of our culture. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: Humanities Knowledge Area
  
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    HSS 1200 - Introduction to Environmental Studies

    3 credits

    This course will introduce the practical and theoretical paradigms involving human-environmental relationships. The course is designed as a gateway course into the interdisciplinary area of environmental science. The course will consist of four different units, each taught by a professor from a different scholarly discipline with an underlying theme of environmental studies. Each professor will illustrate how scholars in their discipline study human interactions with specific environments, built and natural. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HSS 1999 - E-Portfolio/WebCT Access

    0 credits

    E-Portfolio/WebCT Access is managed through this course

    General Education Course: No
  
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    HSS 2120 - Service Learning

    1 credits

    This course is designed to take the student volunteer through the process of volunteerism and its application to themselves and their academic training through practical experience and critical reflection. May be taken two times for credit. This is a designated Service Learning course. (P/F) (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    General Education Course: No

Latin

  
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    LATN 1010 - Beginning Classical Latin I

    4 credits

    An introduction to the Latin language, this course focuses on the basic and fundamental elements of grammar, syntax, vocabulary and translation; emphasis is also on the culture and context of the ancient Latin texts. (As Needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    LATN 1020 - Beginning Classical Latin II

    4 credits

    This course continues the introduction to Latin begun in Latin 1010. Grammar, syntax, vocabulary, translation, and the culture and context of the ancient Latin texts are emphasized.  Students are encouraged to make connections between the ancient Roman world and contemporary society. (As Needed)

    Prerequisite: LATN 1010 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    LATN 2010 - Intermediate Classical Latin I

    4 credits

    This course incorporates the fundamental elements of Latin grammar while focusing on reading and understanding Latin texts.  It focuses on reading and translating Latin passages to approach questions of grammar, syntax, and style. (As Needed)

    Prerequisite: LATN 1020 
    General Education Course: No.
  
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    LATN 2020 - Intermediate Classical Latin II

    4 credits

    Intermediate Latin II exposes students to a variety of Latin prose and poetry, enabling them to observe the variability of Latin styles and genres, identify rhetorical devices, grammatical features and issues of translation. (As Needed)

    Prerequisite: LATN 2010 
    General Education Course: No

Library Media

  
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    LM 1010 - Information Literacy

    1 credits

    An introduction to the research process and methods for retrieving information. Focuses on developing information literacy skills, selecting relevant sources, and then evaluating, organizing, and citing the information. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    General Education Course: Information Literacy Requirement
  
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    LM 2120 - Service Learning

    1 credits

    This course is designed to take the student volunteer through the process of volunteerism and its applications to themselves and their academic training through practical experience and critical reflection. This is a designated Service Learning course. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    LM 3120 - Children’s Literature

    3 credits

    Introduces students to the value of literature as a lifetime activity and its use in the classroom. Techniques such as book talks, storytelling, readers’ theatre, creative dramatics, choral reading, book discussions, writing, and art projects are explored. Available as a web course. (Fall, Summer)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    LM 3170 - Technology for Library Media Teachers

    3 credits

    Introduces students to technologies appropriate for a school library program, with emphasis on technology which supports the teaching and learning process. Focuses on evaluation and selection of technologies, educational technology resources, and real-world technology applications in today’s library media center. Available as a web course. (Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    LM 4160 - Library Computer & Reference Skills

    3 credits

    Designed to help students develop the skills and techniques to foster creative uses of media resources. Emphasis on searching on-line databases, using printed reference sources and creating a web page for Internet access to reference materials. Available as a web course. (Fall)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    LM 4190 - Managing a Media Center

    3 credits

    Introduce the role and function of the library media specialist. Emphasis on administration and organization of library media centers, systematic program planning, development and evaluation. Budgets, facilities management, personnel, and collection development will be explored. Available as an online course. (Summer)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    LM 4200 - Library Technical Services

    3 credits

    An introduction to descriptive cataloging, classification and subject analysis processing of print and non-print materials. Emphasis will be on the organization of information in a school library environment. Available as an online course. (Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    LM 4890 - Library Media Practicum

    1 to 3 credits

    The Library Media practicum involves student participation in a professionally supervised field experience (school, public, and/or academic setting). (P/F) (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    LM 6160 - Library Computer & Reference Skills

    3 credits

    Designed to help students develop the skills and techniques to foster creative uses of media resources. Emphasis on searching on-line databases, using printed reference sources and creating a web page for Internet access to reference materials. Available as a Web course. (Fall)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    LM 6170 - Technology for Library Media Teachers

    3 credits

    Introduces students to technologies appropriate for a school library program, with emphasis on technology which supports the teaching and learning process. Focuses on evaluations and selection of technologies, educational technology resources, and real-world technology applications in today’s library media center. Available as a web course. (Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    LM 6180 - Utilization of Literature in the Classroom

    3 credits

    Introduces students to the value of literature as a lifetime activity and its use in the classroom. Techniques such as booktalks, storytelling, readers’ theatre, creative dramatics, choral reading, book discussions, writing, art projects, etc. are explored. Available as a web course. (Fall, Summer)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    LM 6190 - Managing a Media Center

    3 credits

    Advanced evaluation and analysis of the role and function of the library media specialist. Emphasis on administration and organization of library media centers, systematic program planning, development and evaluation. Budgets, facilities management, personnel, and collection development will be explored. Available as an online course. (Summer)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    LM 6200 - Library Technical Services

    3 credits

    Advanced descriptive cataloging, classification and subject analysis processing of print and non-print materials. Emphasis will be on the organization of information in a school library environment. Available as an online course. (Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    LM 6890 - Practicum

    1 to 3 credits

    The Library Media practicum involves student participation in a professionally supervised field experience (school, public, and/or academic setting). (P/F) (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    General Education Course: No

Management

  
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    MGMT 2220 - Small Business Management

    3 credits

    Designed to teach basic fundamentals necessary to run a small business in its day-to-day operation. Course topics include financing, franchises, forecasting, ethics, management teams, leadership, insurance, pricing, personnel, planning along with E-Business opportunities, family businesses and exit strategies. (As needed)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    MGMT 3000 - Leadership Development

    2 credits

    Basic theories of management and organizational development are considered in the light of practical experience. The course is designed to enhance the skills of students involved in leadership activities. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    MGMT 3050 - International Business

    3 credits

    An introductory course describing the nature and environments that an international businessperson works in, including organizations, monetary systems, and the various forces that impact the international manager such as financial, economic, cultural, political, and legal. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: Advanced standing or permission from Business advisor required
    General Education Course: No
  
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    MGMT 3100 - Operations Mgmt

    3 credits

    This course teaches the efficient transformation of inputs into more valuable outputs in service and manufacturing firms. Subjects include waiting lines, layouts, scheduling, quality control, forecasting, supply chains, and inventory management. The techniques are useful in all functions, including accounting, marketing, finance, etc. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: Advanced Standing or Business Advisors permission
    General Education Course: No
  
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    MGMT 3180 - Management & Organizations

    3 credits

    Introduction to the world of a manager, the concepts needed by a manager, the process of managing, and the adjustments that must be made to meet changes that are occurring in the modern business world. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: Junior Standing
    General Education Course: No
  
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    MGMT 3210 - Entrepreneurship

    3 credits

    In many ways this is a research course. Students will first complete various library and field assignments and activities to gain a sense of the opportunities, risk-taking, innovation, and creativity demanded in starting a new business. Early in the course, each student will develop an idea for a new business. During the course each student will write a business plan based on that idea. In the meantime, we will study the specific elements of a business plan to help student write their own. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: Junior Standing in the School of Business or permission from advisor required
    General Education Course: No
  
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    MGMT 3240 - Human Resource Management

    3 credits

    The study of effectively selecting, utilizing, assessing, and developing human resources as well as the role of the human resource department in administering human resources in a changing and demanding environment. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Prerequisite: MGMT 3180 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    MGMT 3340 - Employment Law

    3 credits

    Legal principles and legislation, which control employment decision in union and non-union settings. Topics include fair employment practices, anti-discrimination law, wage and hour regulations, occupational safety and health, benefit regulations, representation elections, unfair labor practices and dispute settlement processes. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: MGMT 3180 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    MGMT 4100 - Organizational Behavior & Leadership

    3 credits

    Practical approaches to helping students develop the skills necessary to manage people in organizations. The critical role of leadership will be emphasized throughout the course. Topics include motivation, empowerment, power and influence, conflict management, team building, and creative problem solving. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: Advanced standing
    General Education Course: No
  
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    MGMT 4200 - Business, Government & Ethics

    3 credits

    A study of the interactions of business, government and society with a focus on business ethics and the social responsibilities of business firms. Topics include the sociopolitical environment of business, government regulation, personal and organizational ethics, and national and international issues facing businesses today. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: Advanced standing
    General Education Course: No
  
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    MGMT 4250 - Advanced Seminar in HRM

    3 credits

    This course is designed to provide students with knowledge of advanced topics in HR including strategic human resource planning, job analysis, human resource information systems, training, career development, and international HR managements. (Taught on demand)

    Prerequisite: MGMT 3240  and acceptance into Advanced Standing or approved minor in department
    General Education Course: No
  
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    MGMT 4750 - Advanced Topics in Management

    3 credits

    Emphasis on case discussions, small group work and role playing for the acquisition skills for effectively managing organizations. Topics include advanced intervention strategies for motivation, communication, rewards, leadership, conflict, decision-making, organizational structure, performance evaluation, and organizational change. (Taught on demand)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    MGMT 4890 - Internship

    1 to 12 credits

    (P/F) (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    MGMT 4900 - Special Topics

    1 to 3 credits

    (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    MGMT 4950 - Strategic Management

    3 credits

    A capstone course for seniors covering the concepts of strategic management and developing perspective, judgment, and skills in problem solving in interrelated areas of accounting, management, marketing, economics and finance. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: Pre-business core, business core and declared business major
    General Education Course: No
 

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