Continuing Education Division

Spring 2014 Schedule

Registration has opened for Spring 2014 classes. Courses begin the week of January 6th and conclude on March 27th. If you need guidance with registering for courses, please contact Cathy Howe, Curriculum Coordinator at 859-1102.  *Denotes hybrid classes


CS115 Introduction to Computer Applications - TBA

This course introduces the student to a suite of software tools critical to academic and workplace success (word processing, spreadsheets, E-mail, Internet tools, presentation graphics, and databases).

HU335 Humanities and the Art of Living - Ann Marie Simone

How should I live my life? What will make me feel happy and fulfilled? What life goals should I pursue? What values and ethics should guide me? This course explores the answers that some of the most thoughtful humans have offered to these questions. Reading works of literature, philosophy and religion and viewing some of the great art works of the world, the class considers the advice on the art of living offered by influential thinkers and creative talents from classical times to the present day.

MK116 Principles of Marketing - Roberta Tibbetts

This course provides students with an introduction to the role of marketing and the principles and problems involved in developing the marketing concept as applied to business and non-profit organizations. Topics covered include marketing functions, terminology, product development, channels of distribution, market segmentation, pricing policies, product life cycle, and promotional activities.


CO213 Business Communications - TBA

This course is designed to offer instruction in the basic skills of communicating professionally. Emphasis is placed on written communications: letters, memoranda, e-mail, short reports, in-house pieces, and resumes. Exercises in team building, case review, and decision-making complement the offerings.

EH111 Composition I - Rob Robilliard

An introduction to internal accounting, this courses emphasizes the use of accounting information in controlling the operations of the enterprise. Special areas include cost-volume-profit analysis, cost classifications, cost accumulation, budgeting, and responsibility accounting, The fundamental accounting concepts and techniques for planning and control apply to all types and functions of organizations.

MS120 Foundations of Quantitative Analysis - Jim Chapman

This project based course asks students to review fractions, percentages, decimals, word problems, linear fractions, and other mathematical concepts typically encountered in every day life. Students will also apply basic concepts of algebra in the context of spreadsheet modeling.


MG224 Management Principles - Roberta Tibbetts

This is an introductory course designed to provide the student with a strong foundation in the four functions of management -- planning, organizing, leading and controlling. While the focus of the course is to familiarize the student with the terminology and concepts of management, through discussions and class activities, students will have the opportunity to examine and apply, when appropriate, various theories and concepts about managing effectively in this rapidly changing globally, competitive environment  . *On campus dates: 9/4, 10/9, 11/13


EC211 Microeconomics -- Eric Kruger

This course examines the economic theories and practices of the individual market structures. Topics discussed are a review of the basic economic concepts, product pricing and resource allocation in the product market, factor pricing and income distribution in the resource market, and the effects of public policy on market structures. *On campus dates: 8/29, 9/12, 9/26, 10/10, 10/24, 11/7

PH111 General Psychology -- Ann Marie Simone

This course introduces the scientific study of behavior. It deals with such topics as learning, memory, motivation, consciousness, emotions, perceptions and experience, personality, interpersonal relations, conflict, and research methods.


FN225 Business Finance -- Craig Maddron

This course introduces students to the general principles of business finance. Topics include short- and long-term financing, ratio analysis, sources and uses of funds, leveraging techniques, financial planning and budgeting, present-value analysis, cost of capital, and asset management.

MG443 Interpersonal Relations -- John Lemire

This course examines existing empirical data and theoretical concepts of dealing with the behavior of people in all types of organizations. It also includes contemporary findings in the area of group dynamics. Pre-requisite: MG224

PS111 Intro to Political Science -- Stefan Tijerina

An overview of the basic principles, terminology, and methods used to study politics in the United States and around the world. This course also will introduce students to international politics, political thought, and the decision-making process.

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