Fall Semester 2020

Courses run from August 31 until December 18 unless noted otherwise.  

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Courses Offered

Accounting

  • ACC4406C-A Advanced Accounting
  • 4 Credit(s)
  • Format: Online - Asynchronous
  • FA2
This course examines and analyzes complex accounting topics not previously covered in Intermediate Accounting. Topics covered include: Intercorporate acquisitions and consolidated financial statements; foreign currency transactions, segment and SEC reporting; accounting for non-for-profit organizations; governmental accounting; and other topics current in the field of accounting. Prerequisite(s): ACC 3303.

Business

  • BUS2210C-A Management Information Systems
  • 4 Credit(s)
  • Format: Online - Asynchronous
  • FA2
Management Information Systems presents a core of IS principles with which every business student should be familiar. Information technology has become a key component in accomplishing strategic and operational goals in organizations today. It is necessary to understand how a company utilizes information technology to gain its competitive advantage in business. This course is designed to familiarize the student with the fundamental concepts and principles of information systems. Therefore, it focuses on breadth of coverage rather than the depth of any specific IS area. Topics include: the role of IT in organizations, computers and information processing, hardware and software, managing data resources, telecommunications and networks, electronic commerce, security, IS ethics and leading information technologies and applications.Prerequisite(s): BUS 1100.
  • BUS2220C-A Operations Management
  • 4 Credit(s)
  • Format: Online - Asynchronous
  • FA2
The course is designed to provide students majoring in business administration with an overview of the concepts, methodologies, and applications of operations management (OM). The focus of operations in the process of converting or transforming resources into products and services. The principal responsibilities of operations managers lie in making sound, cost-effective decisions that increase the productivity and competitiveness of both manufacturing and service organizations. The process of planning, implementing and monitoring the production allows operations managers to continuously improve in providing high quality goods and services at low costs thereby adding more value for the customer. Prerequisite(s): BUS 1100, BUS 2203 & BUS 2213.

Management

  • MGT3355C-A Diversity in the Workplace
  • 4 Credit(s)
  • Format: Online - Asynchronous
  • FA2
This course, which may include a service learning component, explores the workplace dynamics related to people’s similarities and differences in characteristics such as race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, and physical and mental ability. Topics include perception and attribution, the social construction of identity, privilege, power relations, discrimination, prejudice, stereotypes, and approaches businesses and other organizations take to address issues of workplace diversity.Prerequisite(s): BUS 1100 and at least Sophomore standing. Fulfills: D in LS Core

Liberal Arts

Philosophy

Religious and Theological Studies

  • RTS1010C-A World Religion
  • 4 Credit(s)
  • Format: Online - Asynchronous
  • FA2
This course is an introduction to a variety of the world’s religious traditions, such as Buddhism, Hinduism, Indigenous Traditions, Christianity, Islam, and Taoism. We examine origins, beliefs, practices, sacred texts, and historical and cultural aspects. Special attention will be given to Christianity and Catholicism. We will also examine St. Augustine’s life and ideas using various sources.Fulfills: First institutional requirement in religious and theological studies. RTS in LS Core.

Science and Engineering

Math

  • MTH1003C-A Introduction to Mathematics for Business
  • 4 Credit(s)
  • Format: Online - Asynchronous
  • FA2
A one-semester course designed to develop algebraic and quantitative problem-solving skills. Students will use algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic functions as well as fundamental concepts of probability to solve applied problems selected primarily from the field of business. Graphing calculator is required. We recommend TI-84+. This course is not open to students who have credit for MTH 1016 or any math course numbered MTH 1115 or higher. Fulfills: Q in LS Core