SUMMER I 2013 Schedule
Registration begins March 4th for matriculated students. Registration for non-degree students begins March 11th. *Denotes hybrid classes
CO245 Public Speaking -- Steven Moro
This course is designed to help the student develop the ability to prepare and deliver effective speeches and presentations. The course covers both the knowledge required to plan and organize a speech and the interpersonal delivery techniques necessary to overcome nervousness and achieve maximum impact. Informative, persuasive, and commemorative or entertaining speeches are given, and some sections also include scenes from plays.
Optional text: "Natural Speaker, 7ed." Fujishin, Randy. ISBN: 978-0-205-75368-0. Allyn & Bacon, Inc/Pearson.
MG445 Business and Management Policy -- John Kenneally
Topics include problems, methods, and analytical frameworks for building and maintaining consistent and effective policy in the business enterprise. Students prepare written and oral analyses of comprehensive cases, encompassing the major functions within business organizations. Team and individual reports are required. Prerequisite: Senior status. *On campus dates: 4/15, 5/6, 5/20, 6/3 and 6/24
Required text: "Management Strategy, 2ed." Marcus, Alfred. ISBN: 978-0-07-813712-9. McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
MK325 Advertising and Promotion -- Roberta Tibbetts
This course deals with developing an advertising campaign for a local business or organization. Topics such as selecting the media, creating and evaluating advertisements, and utilizing advertising agencies are discussed. Course work is supplemented by numerous speakers representing the media. Prerequisite: MK116. *On campus dates: 4/19, 5/21 and 6/25
No text required
SC204 Ecology -- Lesley Lichko
By carefully examining the basic components, functions, balances, and interactions of the natural world, this course emphasizes how the world works and lets students investigate a life-enhancing, ethical approach to the environment. *On campus dates: 4/10, 4/24, 5/8, 5/22, 6/5 and 6/19
Required text: "Elements of Ecology, 8ed." Smith, Thomas. ISBN: 978-0-321-73607-9. Pearson
EH112 Composition II -- Rod Robilliard
In Composition II, students again explore topics of interest, focusing on some advanced skills, including research writing, argumentation, persuasion, problem-solving, and critical thinking. Usage, word choice and style remain central. Prerequisite: EH111
1.) "Brave New World." Huxley, Aldous. ISBN: 978-0-06-092987-9. Perennial Library.
2.) "Awakening." Chopin, Kate / Robinson, Marilynne. ISBN:978-0-553-21330-0. Bantam Books, Inc.
3.) "Fast Food Nation." Schlosser, Eric. ISBN: 978-0-547-75033-0. Mariner Books.
4.)"Beauty Myth." Wolf, Naomi. ISBN: 978-0-06-051218-7. Perennial Library
AC337 Accounting and Financial Information Systems -- Peter Gilbert
This course covers the functions of an accounting information system within an organization and examines topics in internal controls and system documentation. The course emphasizes a commercial software package integrated with accounting cases, using a teach approach. These cases explore systems in order-entry/sales, billings/receivables/receipts, purchasing/inventory/payables, disbursements, payroll and forecasting. Prerequisites: AC112 and CS115
Required text: "Quickbooks Complete 2012 - With CD." Sleeter. ISBN: 978-1-932487-75-6. The Sleeter Group, Inc.
HR325/MG325 Diversity Management -- Donald Cragen
Examines the challenges of managing an increasingly diverse workforce. Emphasizes the various dimensions of diversity, cultural aspects that need understanding, and the special skills necessary for managers to work effectively with others different than themselves. Topics include working with persons with various disabilities, racial and gender considerations, and legal implications in an increasingly diverse workplace. Prerequisite: MG239 or HR239
No text required
MG347 Entrepreneurship -- Frank Appunn
This course introduces students to Entrepreneurship inside and outside the organization. The special problems of small businesses are considered. Students study the management and marketing skills necessary to succeed as an independent business owner. This course incorporates lectures, guest speakers, case studies and business plan preparation. Prerequisites: AC112 and MK116 and Junior Status
Required text: "Entrepreneurship, 9th ed." Hisrich. ISBN: 978-0-07-802919-6. McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
MS301 Statistical Inference and Decision Making -- Jim Chapman
This is a survey course in applied statistical analysis using both spreadsheets and a professional level statistical software package (such as Minitab or SPSS). Topics include analytical and graphical methods of collecting, summarizing and describing data; basic probability laws, rules and types; statistical inference, interval estimation, techniques for comparing two or more populations and models for prediction. This course emphasizes applications and interpretation of statistical results.
Required text: "Essentials of Statistics (Loose) - With Access, 4th ed." Triola, Mario F. ISBN: 978-0-321-70586-0. Pearson
PY498 The Psychology of Domestic Violence -- Ann Marie Simone
This course explores the dynamics of family violence and its impact on the individual. Topics will include: profiling the batterer, legal issues of family violence, working with women and children victims, and posttraumatic stress disorder. The impact of family violence on society will be explored and will include business and health care systems as well.
Required text: "Heavy Hands, 4ed." Gosselin, D. ISBN: 978-0-13-613903-4. Prentice Hall, Inc./Pearson
HG321 US History to the Civil war - Earl Watts
This course covers the development of the United States from early colonization. The values of democracy, the Revolutionary period, Jeffersonian democracy, slavery, sectionalism, the Civil War, and Reconstruction are discussed.
1.) "American Nations." Woodard, Colin. ISBN: 978-0-14-312202-9. Viking/Penquin Group
2.) "American Creation." Ellis, Joseph J. ISBN: 978-0-307-27645-2. Golden Books Publishing Co.,Inc./Vintage
3.)"What Hath God Wrought." Howe, Daniel Walker ISBN: 978-0-19-539243-2. Oxford University Press