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BAC-200 Business Analy Fund

This course introduces people to the concept of concurrent modeling, using four standard types of models that provide the most benefits. A key skill taught is how to best read models concurrently for a complete requirements package� After models are presented, class participants find inconsistencies, interview the sponsor, and document and trace new requirements that are discovered. These models are: Business Process, Use Case, Data, and Interface Modeling. Specifics of how to construct each

BAC-201 Require Modeling Essentials

Perhaps the single most challenging part of a project is getting the requirements right. This course presents many methods, tools, models, and techniques to help elicit and analyze requirements. Participants will practice eliciting, analyzing, modeling, and tracing requirements as they work through an engaging case study. In addition, attendees will learn about the importance of building relationships and trust in the requirements process as they categorize stakeholders and analyze their roles,

BAC-202 Eliciting Bus Requirements

In order to navigate the political landscape to meet or exceed customer expectations on any project, it is essential to efficiently and effectively gather their requirements. This course helps you develop skills and learn techniques to translate customer he project lifecycle. This course focuses on the management of the software testing lifecycle by establishing a test strategy appropriate for a given project size, complexity and technical architecture. It is applicable to a wide range of

BAC-203 Software Testing Fundamentals

This course presents best practice methods and techniques for software testing to obtain thorough and effective testing results. Various levels and types of testing are covered. Learn techniques for efficient testing of software deliverables throughout the project lifecycle. This course focuses on the management of the software testing lifecycle by establishing a test strategy appropriate for a given project size, complexity and technical architecture. It is applicable to a wide range of

BAC-204 Bus Intelligence Req Analysis

Gathering and analyzing requirements for BI projects have several components that are unique on IT projects. One of the complexities includes uncovering and defining multiple dimensions of information that clients want to see reported. Another challenge s to make data flexible enough to allow as-yet unknown querying and �mining.� Finally, the promise of BI involves using it to help make future predictions and support good decision-making.For these reasons and more, analyzing and documenting BI

BAC-205 Influencing Without Authority

How do we establish enough influence over key stakeholders to get our work done when we have no real authority over them? We know what needs to be done and we know how to do it, yet we can�t get our boss, our colleagues, and yes, even the people who report to us, to do the right thing.

BAC-206 Use Case Modeling

This course provides the right blend of knowledge and skills for people to understand and model use cases effectively. Attendees will learn where use cases are most effective, a step-by-step method for creating them, and numerous guidelines and tips to enhance creating them. Participants also receive a comprehensive Use Case template that can be readily used back on the job.

BAC-207 Agile Fundamentals

This comprehensive course builds your knowledge and skills in the agile approach to defining, estimating, and prioritizing requirements. Using Scrum as a reference, you will learn how to build a Product Backlog, estimate sprints, write user stories, use burndown charts, and complete reviews and retrospectives. You will learn techniques for building and managing a Product Backlog of user stories, and techniques for prioritizing requirements for releases and iterations. The techniques described

BAC-210 Agile Fundamentals

This three day comprehensive course builds your knowledge and skills in the agile approach to defining, estimating, and prioritizing requirements. Using Scrum as a reference, you will learn how to build a Product Backlog, estimate sprints, write user stories, use burndown charts, and complete reviews and retrospectives. You will learn techniques for building and managing a Product Backlog of user stories, and techniques for prioritizing requirements for releases and iterations. The techniques

BAC-500 Business Analysis Fund

This course introduces people to the concept of concurrent modeling, using four standard types of models that provide the most benefits. A key skill taught is how to best read models concurrently for a complete requirements package� After models are presented, class participants find inconsistencies, interview the sponsor, and document and trace new requirements that are discovered. These models are: Business Process, Use Case, Data, and Interface Modeling. Specifics of how to construct each

BAC-501 Require Modeling Essentials

Perhaps the single most challenging part of a project is getting the requirements right. This course presents many methods, tools, models, and techniques to help elicit and analyze requirements. Participants will practice eliciting, analyzing, modeling, and tracing requirements as they work through an engaging case study. In addition, attendees will learn about the importance of building relationships and trust in the requirements process as they categorize stakeholders and analyze their roles,

BAC-502 Eliciting Bus Requirements

In order to navigate the political landscape to meet or exceed customer expectations on any project, it is essential to efficiently and effectively gather their requirements. This course helps you develop skills and learn techniques to translate customer he project lifecycle. This course focuses on the management of the software testing lifecycle by establishing a test strategy appropriate for a given project size, complexity and technical architecture. It is applicable to a wide range of

BAC-503 Software Testing Fundamentals

This course presents best practice methods and techniques for software testing to obtain thorough and effective testing results. Various levels and types of testing are covered. Learn techniques for efficient testing of software deliverables throughout the project lifecycle. This course focuses on the management of the software testing lifecycle by establishing a test strategy appropriate for a given project size, complexity and technical architecture. It is applicable to a wide range of

BAC-504 Bus Intelligence Req Analysis

Gathering and analyzing requirements for BI projects have several components that are unique on IT projects. One of the complexities includes uncovering and defining multiple dimensions of information that clients want to see reported. Another challenge s to make data flexible enough to allow as-yet unknown querying and �mining.� Finally, the promise of BI involves using it to help make future predictions and support good decision-making.For these reasons and more, analyzing and documenting BI

BAC-505 Influencing Without Authority

How do we establish enough influence over key stakeholders to get our work done when we have no real authority over them? We know what needs to be done and we know how to do it, yet we can�t get our boss, our colleagues, and yes, even the people who report to us, to dothe right thing.

BAC-506 Use Case Modeling

This course provides the right blend of knowledge and skills for people to understand and model use cases effectively. Attendees will learn where use cases are most effective, a step-by-step method for creating them, and numerous guidelines and tips to enhance creating them. Participants also receive a comprehensive Use Case template that can be readily used back on the job.

BAC-507 Agile Fundamentals

This comprehensive course builds your knowledge and skills in the agile approach to defining, estimating, and prioritizing requirements. Using Scrum as a reference, you will learn how to build a Product Backlog, estimate sprints, write user stories, use burndown charts, and complete reviews and retrospectives. You will learn techniques for building and managing a Product Backlog of user stories, and techniques for prioritizing requirements for releases and iterations. The techniques described

BAC-510 Agile Fundamentals

This three day comprehensive course builds your knowledge and skills in the agile approach to defining, estimating, and prioritizing requirements. Using Scrum as a reference, you will learn how to build a Product Backlog, estimate sprints, write user stories, use burndown charts, and complete reviews and retrospectives. You will learn techniques for building and managing a Product Backlog of user stories, and techniques for prioritizing requirements for releases and iterations. The techniques

BIO-100 Biology Today

This course challenges students to confront, evaluate, and integrate the major discoveries and principles of the biological sciences within their worldview as members of contemporary society. Major themes of the course include the role of genes and inheritance in human growth and development; health and behavior; human origin and relationship to the Earth's biodiversity; and human impact on, role within, and responsibility for the integrity of the biosphere. Lectures, readings, discussions,

BIO101 BIO101 Biology I

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BIO-102 Biology 102

This augmented version of Biology Today challenges students to confront, evaluate, and integrate the major discoveries and principles of the biological sciences within their worldview as members of contemporary society. Major themes of the course include the role of genes and inheritance in human growth and development; health and behavior; human origin and relationship to the Earth's biodiversity; and human impact on, role within, and responsibility for the integrity of the biosphere.

BIO112 BIO112 Principles of Biology

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BIO113 BIO113 Human Genetics

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BIO114 BIO114 Plants and Society

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BIO115 BIO115 Prin of Human Anatomy & Phys

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BIO116 BIO116 General Biology

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BIO-120 Biology I: The Unity of Life

Emphasizing inquiry and investigation, this course introduces students to the discoveries, both historical and contemporary, that support the unifying theories of modern biological science. Topics considered include the nature and methods of modern biological science; the basis of life in terms of matter, energy, cells, genetics, and reproduction; and the impact of evolution on the unity of life. The course is comprised of lectures, readings, discussions, written assignments, films, and an

BIO-130 Biology II: Diversity of Life

Current and competing hypotheses explaining the origin, development, and maintenance of the Earth's biodiversity are critically evaluated. Employing a phylogenetic approach and emphasizing the Eukaryote, the major lineages of life are surveyed and compared by considering evolutionary trends and the relationships between structure and function within and among lineages. Abiotic and biotic factors, including human activity, influencing populations, communities, ecosystems and the biosphere are

BIO200 BIO200 Outdoor Biology

This course provides students with hands-on opportunities to observe and study biological organisms in their natural habitats including Concordia�s Natural Science Research Station near Lindstrom, MN. Students will be learning basic field techniques for identification of plants, birds, mammals, and insects. We will explore some of Minnesota�s many plant communities and discuss the importance of habitat to all organisms.

BIO-210 Genetics

This course is a study of the principles of heredity based upon concepts and principles of the gene. Major topics include Mendelian genetics, sex determination and sex linkage, gene mapping, structure and function of DNA, translation, transcription, recombinant DNA technology, chromosome mutations and aberrations, transposons, extra nuclear genomes and quantitative genetics. Problem solving will be emphasized. Three lecture/discussion sections and one three hour laboratory period per week.

BIO-220 Plant Biology

This course is a study of botany based primarily upon morphological and physiological concepts and principles. Major topics include the plant cell; the ontogeny, structure and physiology of plant tissues and organs; and the forms, phylogeny and life cycles of representative plant groups. Three lecture/demonstration sessions and one two-hour laboratory period per week.

BIO221 BIO221 Human Anatomy & Physiology I

This course is part one of a study of the structure and function of the human body. Major topics include the introduction to the human body, cells, tissues and skeletal, muscle, nervous and cardiovascular systems. Three lecture demonstrations and one double lab period per week. (Prerequisite: BIO120)

BIO222 BIO222 Human Anatomy & Physiology II

This course is part two of a study of the structure and function of the human body. Major topics include the autonomic nerves and special senses and endocrine, respiratory, digestive, immune, metabolism, reproductive and urinary systems. Three lecture/demonstrations and one double lab period per week. (Prerequisite: BIO221)

BIO-230 Animal Biology and Physiology

This course provides a comparative study of major animal groups within a taxonomic, morphological and physiological framework. Major topics include animal cells, animal tissues, organ systems, animal phylogeny, life cycles and development. Three lecture sessions and one three hour laboratory period per week. (Prerequisites: BIO120)

BIO231 BIO231 Field Biology & Natural Hist

Through observation, sampling, and identification of organisms that characterize local and regional biological communities, students in this course become proficient in standard biological field methods. The historical and contemporary environmental conditions influencing biological diversity are also assessed and investigated in the field. Students use ordination and multivariate statistical methods to analyze field data using various computer software packages. Through completion of

BIO-240 Molecular Biology Techniques

This course provides the students with an opportunity to master a number of molecular biology techniques that are used in modern research laboratories. Major topics may include DNA isolation, Polymerase Chain Reaction, Gel Electrophoresis, DNA binding assays, DNA sequencing, Southern blot analysis and Western blot analysis. Five hours laboratory/lecture periods per week. (Prerequisite: BIO120)

BIO256 BIO256 Research in Biology

This course is designed to give second and third year students the opportunity to work on a research project with a faculty mentor. Project will vary depending on faculty member. Students will spend three hours a week in the laboratory with the professor per credit earned. Students are limited to a total of 10 credit hours to count towards graduation.

BIO-300 Microbiology

This course explores the nature and diversity of microorganisms by considering their structural, functional, ecological and taxonomic relationships. Major topics include microbial structure and growth, metabolism, environmental and ecological interactions, viruses, genetics and representative prokaryotic groups. Three lectures and one three-hour laboratory period per week. (Prerequisite: BIO120)

BIO310 BIO310 Genetics

This course is a study of the principles of heredity based upon concepts and principles of the gene. Major topics include Mendelian genetics, sex determination and sex linkage, gene mapping, structure and function of DNA, translation, transcription, recombinant DNA technology, chromosome mutations and aberrations, transposons, extranuclear genomes and quantitative genetics. Problem solving will be emphasized. Three lecture/discussion sections and one laboratory period per week. (Prerequisite:

BIO-315 Human Anatomy and Physiology I

This course is part one of a study of the structure and function of the human body. Major topics include the introduction to the human body, cells, tissues and skeletal, muscle, nervous and cardiovascular systems. Three lectures and one three hour lab period per week. (Prerequisite: BIO120)

BIO-316 Human Anatomy & Physiology II

This course is part two of a study of the structure and function of the human body. Major topics include the autonomic nerves and special senses and endocrine, respiratory, digestive, immune, metabolism, reproductive and urinary systems. Three lectures and one three hour lab period per week. (Prerequisite: BIO316 or instructor consent)

BIO-320 Ecology

This course provides the opportunity to study the inter-relationships between organisms, both plant and animal and their environment. These studies include intraspecies and interspecies relationships. The lab consists of field study techniques, collecting, analyzing and interpreting data. Thee lecture/discussion sections and one three hour laboratory period per week. (Prerequisite: BIO120 and BIO130, Recommended: MAT110).

BIO321 BIO321 Plant Biology

This course is a study of botany based primarily upon morphological and physiological concepts and principles. Major topics include the plant cell; the ontogeny, structure and physiology of plant tissues and organs; and the forms, phylogeny and life cycles of representative plant groups. Three lecture/demonstration sessions and one laboratory period per week. (Prerequisite: BIO130 or instructor consent)

BIO322 BIO322 Animal Biology and Physiology

This course provides a comparative study of major animal groups within a taxonomic, morphological and physiological framework. Major topics include animal cells, animal tissues, organ systems, animal phylogeny, life cycles and development. Two lectures and two double laboratory periods per week. (Prerequisites: BIO120 and BIO130 or instructor consent)

BIO323 BIO323 Molecular Cell Biology

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BIO324 BIO324 Genetics

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BIO325 BIO325 Microbiology

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BIO327 BIO327 Bioethics

This course provides an opportunity to study and discuss medical ethics issues, such as genetic engineering, gene therapy, abortion, the new reproductive technologies, human experimentation, patient rights, organ and tissue transplantation, distribution and funding of health care and cultural differences in approaching these issues. Two discussion sections per week. (Prerequisite: BIO120)

BIO328 BIO328 Biochemistry

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BIO-330 Cell Biology

This course is a study of the structure and function of eukaryotic cells from a molecular viewpoint. Major topics include molecular cell structure, energy requirements of the cell, membranes and compartments of the cell, nucleus and information of the cell and specialized cellular organelle functions. Three lectures and one three-hour laboratory period per week. (Recommended prerequisite: BIO120 and BIO210 or instructor consent)

BIO336 BIO336 Marine Biology (Jamaica)

This course provides students with an opportunity to study marine organisms in their natural environments while simultaneously experiencing the culture of Jamaica. The major marine habitats studied include turtle grass beds, mangrove swamps, coral reefs, tide pools and rocky beaches. Students also conduct an independent, inquiry oriented investigation. This course includes a ten-day trip to Jamaica during January. (Prerequisite: BIO120 or instructor consent)

BIO337 BIO337 Tropical Biology (Costa Rica)

This course provides students with an opportunity to study tropical organisms in their natural habitats. This course focuses on Costa Rica for examples of tropical climate, species diversity in the tropics, tropical forest variety, plants, insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals. The student works on a field project while in Costa Rica. In addition, students experience the Costa Rican culture. (Prerequisite: BIO120 or instructor consent)

BIO338 BIO338 Desert Biology (Arizona)

This course provides students with an opportunity to study desert organisms in their natural habitats. The major course topics will include desert plant adaptations, desert animal adaptations and life zones of the Sonoran Desert. An emphasis will be placed on the ecological interrelationships found among desert organisms and the biotic factors of the desert. (Prerequisite: BIO120 or instructor consent)

BIO339 BIO339 Outdoor Education Activities

This course provides students with the opportunity to engage in and plan outdoor education activities for elementary and secondary pupils. Students also plan and teach one lesson to a small group of children. Various materials are examined. (See also ED349)

BIO-340 Science Issues and Ethics

This course includes a short introduction to the study of philosophy and ethics, followed by critical analyses of current issues in health and environmental sciences. Ethical discussions are framed in a solid understanding of the science behind each topic. The course will include a variety of formats, including reading and reviewing papers and/or texts, analyzing case studies, and participating in class discussions. (Prerequisite: BIO120 and CHE115).

BIO-350 Medical Terminology

This course will help students learn the components of medical terms. Students will learn the basic elements of words, such as roots, prefixes, suffixes, combining vowels, and combining forms in order to understand, the word's meaning. Students will be able to apply the meaning of the word to an anatomical structure, physiological function or pathology, the course will be mainly online but with several scheduled face-to-face meetings for discussion and examination.

BIO400 BIO400 Conservation Biology

(Course being developed)

BIO410 BIO410 Developmental Biology

This course provides an analysis of animal development from fertilization to the establishment of the adult body form. Lectures and discussions will examine the key processes of animal embryogenesis, as well as the molecular and cellular mechanisms that control these developmental processes. (Prerequisite: BIO330)

BIO-415 Biology of Aging

This 3 credit course will focus on theories of human aging from a biological perspective. The structural and functional changes that occur during the aging process will be investigated at several levels: molecular, cellular, tissue, and organ system. The symptoms and clinical management of age-related diseases will also be explored. This course is targeted for students interested in the health sciences and is required for the gerontology minor/certification. Prerequisite: BIO120 (preferred)

BIO420 BIO420 Bacterial Pathogenesis

This course provides students with a detailed study of the interactions between bacteria and humans and the diseases that may result. Major topics include bacterial adhesion to human cells, invasion of human cells, the effects of bacterial proteins on human cells, avoidance of the immune response by bacteria, disease symptoms and treatments. Three lecture/discussion periods per week. (Prerequisite: BIO 300)

BIO425 BIO425 Ornithology

This course provides an opportunity to study one class of vertebrates, birds, in detail. Course topics include behavior, songs and calls, territoriality, courtship, nests and eggs, incubation and care of young, ecology of birds, migration and orientation and bird identification. Several field trips are taken to various habitats. (Prerequisite: BIO120 recommended)

BIO427 BIO427 Vertebrate Physiology

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BIO428 BIO428 General Ecology

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BIO-430 Immunology

This course provides a comprehensive study of the immune system. Major topics include passive immunity, cell-mediated immunity, humoral immunity, autoimmune diseases, vaccination strategies and other medically relevant topics. (Prerequisite: BIO330)

BIO-440 Human Gross Anatomy

This course is a comprehensive study of human anatomy which includes dissection of a human cadaver. Skeletal, muscular, nervous, digestive, cardiovascular, respiratory, and urogenital systems will be covered, and emphasis will be placed on the relatedness of structure and function.

BIO441 BIO441 Seminar in Biology

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BIO-450 Special Topics in Biology

The topic for this course will vary each semester, chosen from a wide range of current research in biology. Students will read background material, participate in discussions and complete writing assignments as directed by the instructor. This course will meet for one lecture/discussion hour per week. (Prerequisite: BIO120)

BIO-455 Research Proposal

This course provides the foundation for the Research in Biology Course (BIO456). The students will engage in a literature survey of research in the instructor's area of expertise and develop a research proposal consisting of a research hypothesis, a rationale for the work and experimental design. Course will meet one hour per week. (Open to students in the last two years of study and with instructor consent. Students will plan to complete BIO456 in the following semester with the same

BIO-456 Research in Biology

This course offers students an opportunity to do original research in an area of expertise of one of the biology faculty members. When applicable, the research will be followed with presentation of a poster or a paper at a research symposium.

BIO-460 Neuroscience

This course introduces the rapid growing field of neuroscience. The course covers topics ranging from neuronal structure and function, synaptic communication and signaling, gross organization of the brain and spinal cord, to sensory and motor responses as well as higher functions such as learning, memory, and cognition.

BIO-488 Biology Independent Study

Independent Study courses can be designed by the student and instructor to meet special needs. Presently offered as independent study are Scientific Presentation and Bottle Biology, both one credit experiences.

BIO-497 Biology Teaching Assistant

Students enrolled in this course will work with a faculty member to gain teaching experience in biology courses. Activities may include: designing laboratory exercises; working with students in laboratory, classroom and tutoring environment; preparing and delivering lectures; developing course materials; and grading.

BIO-498 Biology Internship

This internship is designed to provide students with a work/educational experience which will help them determine their future educational and occupational goals.

BIO-588 Biology Independent Study

No details available

BPM- 10 Getting Started/Bus Proc Mgmt

To maintain competitiveness in local and international markets, it is increasingly essential to formally manage your business processes. This course explores the need for a business process focus, the essential steps for process management, and the critical success factors for making the effort successful. It provides a practical framework for understanding process and describes tried and true process management concepts and techniques. It explains the foundation of using and developing

BPM- 50 Getting Started/Bus Proc Mgmt

To maintain competitiveness in local and international markets, it is increasingly essential to formally manage your business processes. This course explores the need for a business process focus, the essential steps for process management, and the critical success factors for making the effort successful. It provides a practical framework for understanding process and describes tried and true process management concepts and techniques. It explains the foundation of using and developing

BPM-101 Business Process Modeling

To harness the work done in organizations, and to increase productivity, it is essential to understand how to model business processes. This course explores the need for modeling business processes, how process modeling is one part of a larger framework for achieving higher quality through Business Process Management, the essential steps to process modeling, and the critical success factors for making the effort successful. It provides a practical framework for understanding and modeling

BPM-103 Business Process Improvement

This course explores the need for a business process focus, the essential steps for process improvement, and the critical success factors for making the effort successful. It provides a practical framework for improving process and describes many tried and true process improvement concepts and techniques. Lastly, it provides valuable tips and techniques to introduce process changes effectively, to get the most from your process improvement effort. Presented in a methodology-neutral way,

BPM-501 Business Process Modeling

To harness the work done in organizations, and to increase productivity, it is essential to understand how to model business processes. This course explores the need for modeling business processes, how process modeling is one part of a larger framework for achieving higher quality through Business Process Management, the essential steps to process modeling, and the critical success factors for making the effort successful. It provides a practical framework for understanding and modeling

BPM-503 Business Process Improvement

This course explores the need for a business process focus, the essential steps for process improvement, and the critical success factors for making the effort successful. It provides a practical framework for improving process and describes many tried and true process improvement concepts and techniques. Lastly, it provides valuable tips and techniques to introduce process changes effectively, to get the most from your process improvement effort. Presented in a methodology-neutral way,

BUS-210 Adult Lrng Theory for Trainers

This course introduces the unique perspectives of the adult learner. Participants will gain knowledge in self-directedness, learning styles, learner�s motivations, and how new learning can trigger transformational experiences. Participants will also explore adult development as it relates to learning.

BUS-280 Topics in Leadership

To achieve a true understanding of leadership, it is necessary to look back at how the various theories of leadership and management have developed, changed, and coincided with the needs of the workplace at the time they were popular. This course explores the development of leadership theory as a means of understanding the current concepts. Application of various theories are also examined.

BUS-281 Leadership Process

Leadership is often incorrectly interpreted as a position within an organization. This course provides a tremendous source of theoritical concepts and examples to improve leadership behaviors.

BUS-282 Leadership Ethics

Is it possible to lead without ethics? Is there a lesson to be learned from the Enrons and World Coms we have heard so much about? This course focuses on leadership ethics � what, how, and why. Learn about and test your own ethical values � apply your ethics to current cases from the business world. Learn the impact of ethical leaderships on others, and the cost of unethical leadership. Learn to let your ethics be your rudder in life.

BUS-283 Supervisory Leadership Tools

Every leader can benefit from improved supervisory skills. This course focuses on some of the basic skills necessary to be an effective manager or supervisor. Effective communication will be applied to the topics of facilitating teams, delegation, and how to coach employees at different performance levels. Students will apply these concepts to personal and organizational situations.

BUS-285 Emotional Intellignc in Ldrshp

Why are those with the highest IQs not necessarily the most successful in their personal and business lives? The latest research into factors that distinguish successful individuals tends to show that �EQ� or Emotional Intelligence is the more significant factor. This applies both to personal success and to bottom-line company performance of companies whose leaders have high �EQ.� This is something we recognize intuitively�the people we like to work with are those who both understand and

BUS-287 Intro to Personal Coaching

This course explores personal life coaching while discussing the distinctions between coaching, mentoring, and counseling. An introduction to coaching concepts and skills is discussed while exploring the many coaching �niches.� Students apply coaching concepts to personal and organizational situations.

BUS-310 Organizational Behavior

Organizations are complex entities and understanding them is important for students in business programs. This course investigates the impact of individuals, groups, the structures, and the environments of organizations.

BUS-330 Business Economics

Analytical approaches and tools of the economics discipline are introduced and used to examine current issues and problems that arise in the functioning of economic systems. Microeconomic and Macroeconomic tools, concepts and theories will be applied to analyze real world problems from a variety of perspectives.

BUS-340 Business Analytics I

In this course students will apply tools and concepts from mathematics and statistics to learn a portfolio of tools used in business. Mathematical and statistical concepts include descriptive statistics, mathematical modeling, ratios and percentages, probability and counting rules, probability and decision analysis, hypothesis testing, correlation, regression, chi-square, and analysis-of-variance.

BUS-345 Business Analytics

In this course students will apply tools and concepts from mathematics and statistics to learn a portfolio of tools used in business. These tools include probability analysis and hypothesis testing. Students will be introduced to the growing field of Business Intelligence and Data Analytics. Topics include data mining, text mining, business intelligence architecture, data reporting systems and data visualization tools.

BUS-350 Innovative Marketing

This course provides an introduction to the study of marketing, e-commerce, and social media in business and other organizations.

BUS-360 Accounting and Budgeting

This course explains the financial implications of business management and includes both the principles of accounting and the principles of finance.

BUS-410 Operations, Techn & Qual Mgmt

This course will discuss the theoretical foundations for production management. The course will focus on the management of resources such as the production process, the management of equipment and machinery, facilities and maintenance, materials management, inventory control, quality control, scheduling, and purchasing. The course will also introduce students to theories and tools for quality management and the management of technology and information systems.

BUS-420 Corporate Finance

This course explores the basics of financial management. Topics include the capital markets, the cash budget, pro forma statements, analysis of financial statements, and the time value of money Students also complete a research project.

BUS-430 Business Law and Ethics

This course examines the legal aspects of business, the ethics of business, and the connection between the two.

BUS-440 Business Analytics II

In this course students will be introduced to the growing field of Business Intelligence and Data Analytics. Topics include data mining, text mining, business intelligence architecture, data reporting systems and data visualization tools.

BUS-445 International Management

This course focuses on the practice of managing business operations in more than one country. Topics include the language, culture, economic and political environment, and business practices of countries in which multinational firms actively trade and invest.

BUS-450 Business Analytics II

In this course students will learn to use various tools to analyze data and make predictions. These tools include probability analysis, hypothesis testing, regression analysis, linear programming and tools for financial analysis.

BUS-490 Business Strategies

In this course students will apply core business skills and their ethical framework for decision making to solve real world challenges through various techniques such as case studies, business plans and field work.

BUS-492 Business Capstone

This course is the culminating experience in business and business-related undergraduate programs and is designed to guide students through a process of synthesis.

BUS-497 Study Abroad

International travel course that supports students' program learning with first-hand experience. Students explore business topics of interest, such as marketing, management, leadership or operations from an international perspective.

BUS-499 Internship

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BUS-597 Study Abroad

This international travel course supports students' program learning with first-hand experience.

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