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RAD-222 Pathological Foundations Available online

This course is designed to provide students with a historical background in pathological studies. The course is also designed to expose students to the principles and concepts necessary for understanding the basics of pathological investigations. By applying knowledge from a range of disciplines, pathologists are able to more adequately study disease, wellness, and other health-related events in populations. The ultimate goal of this course is to stimulate a desire for further education in

RAD-250 Leadership Communication Available online

This course emphasizes the communication processes of leadership with particular focus on assessing and researching leadership skills, strategic organizational planning, decision making, problem solving, mentoring employees, collaborative team management skills, cultivating a supportive work environment, change management, facilitation and meeting management skills, presentation skills and interviewing skills.

RAD-300 Strategic Ldrshp of Resources Available online

The strategy process represents an essential opportunity for health care leaders to establish, implement and guide the organization�s direction in these turbulent waters of changing distribution systems. Students will look at the strategies of health care organizations in an increasingly global and competitive marketplace.

RAD-310 Writing for Healthcare Profess Available online

Healthcare professionals at all levels must demonstrate professionalism as strong communicators not only verbally, but as writers as well. This course will lay the ground work of writing expectations in the program and serve to remediate as needed.

RAD-322 Compliance & Regulatory Req. Available online

The focus of this course is to examine the role law plays in the everyday operation of our health care system from the management perspective. Key topics will include: The Affordable Care Act of 2010, Corporate Compliance and Integrity, Fraud and Abuse, health care laws, and health care regulatory agencies. Laws and bills related to health care in the State of Minnesota will be examined and followed.

RAD-330 Comm Strat for Conflict Mgmt Available online

This course provides an overview of the nature and functions of communication in human conflict. Professionals develop communication skills, such as listening and collaboration, which are necessary for managing conflict productively in interpersonal, organizational and intercultural contexts. Professionals will gain an understanding of patterns, research and processes associated with conflict management styles, and civility. This course will also address how language, perception, gender

RAD-350 Hlthcare Diversity & Global Is

Students use literature, interviews and class discussion to explore the values, beliefs, customs and perceptions represented in various kinds of diversity affecting social and economic life. Students explore the obligations and implications of equal opportunity in organizations while they develop organizational strategies to benefit from diversity in the United States and abroad.

RAD-400 Org Dev for HR Professionals Available online

This course will help HR leaders understand organization development from a leadership and HR perspective. Students will build their capacity to facilitate complex change initiatives using change theories, models, and concepts. Students will demonstrate an understanding of how a complex organizational environment is driving the need for continuous change. Moreover, students will develop skills in planning for change, communicating change, and holding individuals accountable for results.

RAD-435 Ethics & Decision Making in HC Available online

This is a foundational course in ethics for individuals pursuing vocations of service in health care. Students will have a greater understanding of the ethical principles that are applied to the delivery of health care services and the processes for making sound ethical decisions. Students will develop models of decision making that are consistent with core personal values as well as the ethical standards of their professions. Motivations for ethical healthcare decisions will be evaluated.

RAD-440 Legal Env for Hlthcare Mgrs Available online

This course integrates the treatment of law and management. It helps managers and leaders spot legal issues before they become legal problems and emphasizes developing the legal astuteness to craft solutions that attain core organizational objectives without incurring undue legal risk. Traditional legal concepts are discussed as well as current topics in developing areas of the law. An emphasis on ethical concerns stimulates understanding of how managers must incorporate considerations of

RAD-490 Senior Seminar Available online

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. Students learn professional presentation skills and combine research and theory to develop individualized synthesis projects which examine research problems and answer a particular research question that has specific application in their occupation.

REL341 REL341 Between Jesus & Christianity

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REL641 REL641 Between Jesus & Christianity

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RLG100 RLG100 The Word in its World

An investigation of the literature, cultures, and theological expressions of the early Hebrew and Christian traditions. The course emphasizes the covenant dealings of God with His Old Testament people and the completion of the old covenant in God�s new covenant in Jesus Christ. Students will read selected portions from each major division of the Old and New Testaments. (RLG100 is not open to students enrolled in or having taken RLG203, Old Testament Narrative; RLG206, New Testament; or

RLG101 RLG101 Scripture I: Old Testament

This course is an introduction to Old Testament literature and a history of the people of Israel. It overviews the words and deeds of God in the life of his people under the old covenants. The concepts of creation, sin, grace, covenant, promise and the presence of God will be emphasized.

RLG102 RLG102 Scripture and Life

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RLG110 RLG110 Intro to Religious Thought

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RLG140 RLG140 On Being a Christian

The question, �What is Christianity?� will be explored in light of American culture, which impacts both the questions people ask and the answers being offered. After surveying the teachings and history of Christianity, students will wrestle with basic questions of life, such as �Who am I?�, �What is the meaning of life?�, �How are we to make moral choices?�, �Why is there suffering in the world?� with Christianity as the centerpiece for ultimate answers.

RLG201 RLG201 Scripture II: New Testament

This course is an introduction to New Testament literature and a history of the apostolic church. Students are introduced to Lutheran interpretive principles, literary and textual problems and the history of the canon. Students also explore the unity of Scripture by reviewing biblical materials from the Torah, Prophets, Writings, Gospels and Epistles. (Prerequisite: RLG101)

RLG203 RLG203 Old Testament Narrative

A survey of the narrative of the Torah, the Former Prophets, and the Writings. Special attention is paid to the concepts of promise, law, covenant, grace, and the presence of God in the story of God�s people. The course concludes with a survey of the intertestamental period and the Old Testament apocryphal literature.

RLG206 RLG206 New Testament

An introduction to the historical context and literature of the New Testament. Students master the stories and teachings of early Christianity, practice the use of the tools of biblical interpretation, and grow in their ability to read texts of the Bible in their historical and literary contexts.

RLG220 RLG220 Issues in Vocation and Ethics

The course uncovers a foundation for the discussion of vocation and ethics in the chief elements of Christian doctrine and in the writings of major Lutheran theologians. Service learning experiences will enable the student to explore the complexities of the interactions of religion and society. By probing selected ethical issues, students will be challenged to arrive at thoughtful decisions and to work toward justice within a global perspective.

RLG230 RLG230 Lutheran Confession Heritage

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RLG240 RLG240 Church History

Church History is a panoramic survey of Christian history and thought from the apostolic age to the present. It traces selected aspects of the church�s institutional history, its theology, its worship life, and the history of its proclamation against the larger political, intellectual,, and socio-cultural backdrop.

RLG241 RLG241 Church History

A panoramic survey of Christian history and thought from the apostolic age to the present. As such, it traces the church�s institutional history, its theology, its worship life, and the history of its missionary expansion against the larger political, intellectual, and socio-cultural backdrop.

RLG242 RLG242 On Being a Christian

The question, What is Christianity?" will be explored from a global perspective. After surveying the state of Chrisianity

RLG301 RLG301 Palestine & Material Remains

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RLG303 RLG303 Old Testament II

A study of the major and minor prophets; Psalms and wisdom literature; and apocalyptic literature. The course will examine the nature of prophecy, and the nature of worship and response to God's gifts and struggles in life. The overarching framework is God's covenant promise to be with his people and an analysis of how the people responded.

RLG350 RLG350 Religions of the World

Major religions are surveyed in terms of artifacts, behaviors, emotions, beliefs, values, world views, and histories. Surveys will be done of the religions in the Far East, animism, Islam, Judaism, Christianity, and the cults.

RLG391 RLG391 Luther's Germany

This on-location course explores Germany with particular reference to Luther�s work and mission. Churches, museums, and Luther�s home in Wittenberg document Reformation activities of the 1500s. Universities, concentration camps, and current mission efforts explore modern implications of Luther�s work, while Roman and other ruins are explored to recognize some of the origins of Germany�s development to Luther�s day.

RLG400 RLG400 Jerusalem: God in the Center

A study of the geography, archaeology and history of Jerusalem, using literary and other artifact remains, in order to comprehend, analyze and evaluate the significant role of Jerusalem for the three major monotheistic religions in times past and today. An emphasis will be placed on the study of the central events that took place in Jerusalem as they are recorded in the Bible.

RLG-415 Biblical Christianity

Students study selected Old and New Testament texts and explore the historical Biblical perspective of Christianity in the context of grace and the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Students learn how religious issues have been addressed and incorporated in different eras of history. Students learn how Christianity has shaped elements of culture and organizational life, how Biblical principles can shape individuals for strong leadership roles, and how to better understand Christians in the workplace

RLG459 RLG459 Study in Religion and Society

A study of the interaction between the essential tenets of Lutheran Christianity and the structures of democratic society. Among the topics considered are Christian vocation, the nature of culture and the ways Christianity has historically related to culture (with a special emphasis on the interplay of religion, church and race in North American cultural experience), the functions of Law and Gospel, the Lutheran understanding of the �two governments,� and the role of Christians in society at

RLG488 RLG488 Independent Study

Independent study offers students an opportunity to do research and complete a major project in an area of religion of their own choosing.

RUS129 RUS129 Intro to Russian Studies

The goal of this interdisciplinary course is to provide students with a general introduction to Russian area studies. It aims to impart a basic knowledge of Russian geography, history, literature, art history, and politics. Particular attention will be paid to the analysis of historical and cultural forces that have shaped contemporary Russian society. Exposure to the masterpieces of Russian literature and works of art will enhance students� understanding of the human experience in Russia�s


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