Feb 28, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 
  
  • LIT 220E/220F - (W,D,CL) Fairytales

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: Students taking the course for German language credit must have completed four semesters of college-level German or obtain permission of the instructor.) 

    Today, fairytales are an important part of children’s literature and constitute broadly understood points of Western cultural reference.  This seminar goes beyond contemporary tales to identify and interpret historical, political, and ideological dimensions of fairytales.  Special attention to German Romanticism; Central European nationalisms; theories of culture and psychology; and gender.  May be taken in combination with a one-credit language practicum, GERM 333 , for German credit.

  
  • LIT 221E/221F - (CL,D,W) Italian Women’s Writing

    3 cr.
    This course addresses women’s voices and experiences in 20th century Italian literature and film.  LIT 221E is taught in English and cannot count toward the Italian major or minor; LIT 221F is taught in conjunction with ITAL 333  and may count toward the Italian major or minor by arrangement with the professor. 
  
  • LIT 223E/223F - (D,W) Italian Cinema

    3 cr.
    (Formerly ITAL 223E/223F)

    A study of films by some of Italy’s major directors.  Focus on theme, style, and the impact of historical and cultural events on the films.  Films with subtitles.  LIT 223E is taught in English and cannot count toward the Italian major or minor; LIT 223F is taught in conjunction with ITAL 333  and may count toward the Italian major or minor by arrangement with the professor.
  
  • LIT 323E/323F - (D,W) Topics in French and Francophone Cinema

    3 cr.


    (Formerly FREN 323E/323F)

    The course offers an in-depth exploration through cinema of issues in Francophone culture such as gender, women’s rights, and post-colonial identity.  LIT 325E is taught in English and cannot count toward the major or minor;  LIT 325F is taught in conjunction with FREN 333  and may count toward the French and Francophone Studies major or minor by arrangement with the professor.

     

     

  
  • LIT 325E/325F - (W) Gender in Italian Cinema

    3 cr.
    The course investigates the representation of femininity and masculinity in Italian cinema.  Taught in English; films with subtitles.  LIT 325E is taught in English and cannot count toward the Italian major or minor; LIT 325F is taught in conjunction with ITAL 333  and may count toward the Italian major or minor by arrangement with the professor. 
  
  • LIT 413 - (CL,D) Topics in American Minority Literature

    3 cr.
    This course examines a particular minority group in American society through texts written by and about that group. Representative groups include, for example, Native Americans, African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans and women. This course may be repeated for credit when content varies. Taught in English.
  
  • MATH 005 - Algebra

    3 cr.
    A study of algebra including factoring, exponents, radicals, graphing, and linear and quadratic equations. Course is recommended for students who need MATH 106  but received a score below 10 on the DAT part of the Math Placement Test. Credits count only as free elective.
  
  • MATH 101 - (Q) Mathematics Discovery

    3 cr.
    Topics exploring various aspects of mathematical reasoning, modeling, and problem solving are selected to bring the excitement of contemporary mathematical thinking to the non-specialist. Examples of topics covered in the past include fractal geometry, chaos theory, number theory, non-Euclidean geometry and problem solving. Not open to students with credit for or enrolled in any Mathematics course numbered above 205.
  
  • MATH 102 - (Q) Fundamentals of Numerical Mathematics

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: Not open to students with credit for or enrolled in MATH 142 , MATH 299  or MATH 346 )

    A study of the fundamental elementary concepts underlying numbers and number systems and their applications. Topics covered include logic, sets, functions, the natural numbers, integers, rational numbers, real numbers, estimation, number theory, patterns, counting, and probability, in addition to other topics chosen by the instructor.

  
  • MATH 103 - (Q) Pre-Calculus Mathematics

    4 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MATH 005  or MATH 106  or Math Placement DAT score of 13 or higher or chairperson’s permission)

    An intensified course covering the topics of algebra, trigonometry, and analytic geometry.   Not open to students with credit for or enrolled in any calculus course.

  
  • MATH 105 - (Q) Fundamentals of Geometric Mathematics

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: Not open to students with credit for or enrolled in MATH 345 )

    A study of the fundamental concepts underlying geometric mathematics and its applications. Topics include logic; sets; functions and relations; classical geometry; measurement; transformations; and analytic geometry and its relationship to algebra and functions, in addition to other topics chosen by the instructor.

  
  • MATH 106 - (Q) Quantitative Methods I

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MATH 005  or Math Placement DAT score of 10 or higher or chairperson’s permission)

    Topics from algebra including exponents, radicals, linear and quadratic equations, graphing, functions (including quadratic, exponential and logarithmic), and linear inequalities.   Not open to students with credit for or enrolled in MATH 103 .

  
  • MATH 107 - (Q) Quantitative Methods II

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MATH 106 , Math Placement PT score of 12 or higher, or chairperson’s permission)

    Topics from differential calculus including limits, derivatives, curve sketching, marginal cost functions, and maximum-minimum problems. Integration.

    Not open to students with credit for or enrolled in MATH 114 .

  
  • MATH 108 - Quantitative Methods III

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MATH 107  or MATH 114 )

    Topics from integral calculus including the definite and indefinite integral, techniques of integration, and multivariable calculus.    Not open to students with credit for or enrolled in MATH 221 .

  
  • MATH 114 - (Q) Calculus I

    4 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MATH 103  or Math Placement PT score of 14 or higher)

    Topics from calculus and analytic geometry including limits, derivatives and their applications, integrals, and the Fundamental Theorem.

  
  • MATH 142 - (Q) Discrete Structures

    4 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MATH 005  or MATH 102  or MATH 103  or MATH 106  or Math Placement DAT score of 13 or higher)

    A study of symbolic logic, sets, combinatorics, mathematical induction, recursion, graph theory, and trees.  Intended for Engineering, Computer Science, and Computer Information Systems majors, but open to other qualified students.Intended for Engineering, Computer Science, and Computer Information Systems majors, but open to other qualified students.

  
  • MATH 184 - Special Topics

    1-4 cr.
    Topics, prerequisites, and amount of credit will be announced prior to preregistration.
  
  • MATH 204 - (Q) Introduction to Statistics

    3 cr.
    Study of the computational aspects of statistics; hypothesis testing, goodness of fit; nonparametric tests; linear and quadratic regression, correlation and analysis of variance. Not open to students who have credit for or are enrolled in an equivalent statistics course.
  
  • MATH 221 - Calculus II

    4 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MATH 114 )

    Topics from calculus and analytic geometry including applications of the definite integral, calculus of transcendental functions, methods of integration, improper integrals, sequences and series.

  
  • MATH 222 - Calculus III

    4 cr.
    (Prerequisite MATH 221 )

    Topics from calculus and analytic geometry including parametric equations, vectors, space analytic geometry, partial derivatives and multiple integrals.
  
  • MATH 284 - Special Topics

    1-4 cr.
    Topics, prerequisites, and amount of credit will be announced prior to preregistration.
  
  • MATH 299 - (Q,W) Introduction to Mathematical Proof

    4 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MATH 221  or permission of the instructor).

    A writing-intensive introduction to the construction, analysis, and methods of mathematical proof. Topics include propositional and predicate logic, sets, relations, functions, recursion, mathematical induction, and counting arguments with the emphasis on writing and analyzing mathematical proofs about these topics.

  
  • MATH 310 - Applied Probability and Mathematical Statistics

    4 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MATH 221 )

    Basic concepts of probability theory, random variables, distribution functions, multivariable distributions, sampling theory, estimation, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, linear models and analysis of variance.

  
  • MATH 320 - Chaos and Fractals

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite:  One math course beyond MATH 221  and one CMPS course or equivalent experience.)

    Study of chaotic dynamical systems and fractal geometry.  Topics from discrete dynamical systems theory include iteration, orbits, graphical analysis, fixed and periodic points, bifurcations, symbolic dynamics, Sarkovskii’s theorem, the Schwarzian derivative, and Newton’s method. Topics from fractal geometry include fractal, Hausdorff, and topological dimension, L-systems, Julia and Mandelbrot sets, iterated function systems, the collage theorem, and strange attractors.

  
  • MATH 325 - (W) History and Philosophy of Mathematics

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: MATH 221  and either MATH 142  or a MATH course above 298)

    A survey of major developments in mathematics from ancient through modern times. In addition to the mathematics, this course focuses on the context in which these results were discovered as well as the lives of the mathematicians.  Topics may include development of numeral systems, Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometry, algebra, calculus, number theory, real analysis, logic and set theory.  Offered fall of odd-numbered years only.

  
  • MATH 330 - Actuarial Mathematics

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MATH 221 )

    Theory of interest, accumulation and discount, present value, future value, annuities, perpetuities, amortizations, sinking funds, and yield rates.

  
  • MATH 341 - Differential Equations

    4 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MATH 222 )

    Treatment of ordinary differential equations with applications.  Topics include: first-order equations, first-order systems, linear and non-linear systems, numerical methods, and Laplace transforms. Computer-aided solutions will be used when appropriate.

  
  • MATH 345 - Geometry

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MATH 299 )

    Euclidean, non-Euclidean, and projective geometry. Transformations and invariants. Offered in the fall of even-numbered years only.

  
  • MATH 346 - Number Theory

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MATH 299  or permission of instructor)

    Topics include divisibility, the Euclidean algorithm, linear diophantine equations, prime factorization, linear congruences, some special congruences, Wilson’s theorem, theorems of Fermat and Euler, Euler phi function and other multiplicative functions, and the Mobius Inversion Formula.

  
  • MATH 351 - Linear Algebra

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MATH 221 )

    Vector spaces, matrices, determinants, linear transformations, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, inner products, and orthogonality.

  
  • MATH 360 - Coding Theory

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MATH 351 )

    A study of algebraic coding theory.  Topics include: linear codes, encoding and decoding, hamming, perfect, BCH cyclic and MDS codes, and applications to information theory.

  
  • MATH 361 - Numerical Analysis

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: MATH 222 , MATH 351 )

    Introductory numerical methods.  Topics include: root finding, matrix factorizations, numerical linear algebra, polynomial interpolation, numerical integration, numerical solution of differential equations.  Appropriate computation tools will be used.

  
  • MATH 368 - Cryptography

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: MATH 142  or MATH 221 or permission of instructor)

    Cryptography is a rapidly growing branch of mathematics with numerous applications for the information age.  It uses results from several branches of mathematics with many interesting applications of these results.  This course combines the theory and implementation of cryptography in order to solve problems with an emphasis on applications.

    (Offered alternate years)

  
  • MATH 371 - Applied Combinatorics

    3 cr.


    (Pre-requisites: MATH 222 or permission of the instructor)

    This course combines the theory and implementation of combinatorics in order to solve problems with an emphasis on applications.  Topics may include generating functions, basic counting methods, graph theory, networks, recursion, sorting theories, and codes.

     

  
  • MATH 384 - Special Topics

    1-4 cr.
    Topics, prerequisites, and amount of credit will be announced prior to preregistration.
  
  • MATH 410 - Introduction to Stochastic Processes

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: MATH 310 , MATH 351 )

    An introduction to stochastic processes studying Markov chains, stationary distributions, birth and death processes, pure jump processes, second order continuity, integration and differentiation, and stochastic differential equations.

  
  • MATH 441 - Partial Differential Equations

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: MATH 341 Differential Equations ; either MATH 351 Linear Algebra  or permission of instructor)

    Treatment of partial differential equations (PDEs) with applications, including derivations of classical PDEs from mathematical physics.  Topics include: separation of variables, orthogonal expansions and Fourier series, and Strum-Liouville theory.  Additional topics may include: PDEs in various coordinate systems, PDEs on unbounded domains, and Fourier transforms.

  
  • MATH 446 - Real Analysis I

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: MATH 222 , MATH 299 )

    Topics include: the algebra and topology of the real numbers, functions, sequences of numbers, limits, continuity, absolute and uniform continuity, and differentiation.

  
  • MATH 447 - Real Analysis II

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MATH 446 )

    Selections from: integration theory, infinite series, sequences and infinite series of functions, and related topics.

  
  • MATH 448 - Modern Algebra I

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: MATH 299 , MATH 351 )

    Fundamental properties of groups, rings, polynomials, and homomorphisms.

  
  • MATH 449 - Modern Algebra II

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MATH 448 )

    Further study of algebraic structures.

  
  • MATH 460 - Topology

    3 cr.


     (Prerequisite: MATH 299 )

    Topological spaces: connectedness, compactness, separation axioms, and metric spaces.

  
  • MATH 461 - Complex Variables

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MATH 222  and MATH 299  or permission of instructor)

    The theory of complex variables: the calculus of functions of complex variables, transformations, conformal mappings, residues and poles.

  
  • MATH 462 - Vector Calculus

    3 cr.


     (Prerequisites: MATH 222 , MATH 351 )

    The calculus of scalar and vector fields and of functions defined on paths or surfaces. Implicit Function, Green’s, Strokes, and Gauss’ Theorems. Applications.

  
  • MATH 463 - Topics in Biomathematics

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: MATH 341 , MATH 351 )

    A study of discrete and continuous mathematical models in biology.  Topics include: population dynamics of single species and interacting species, infectious diseases, population genetics, and cell populations with tumor modeling.

  
  • MATH 479 - The Art of Problem Solving

    4 cr.


    (Prerequisites: MATH 221 and MATH 142 or MATH 299, or else permission of the instructor)

    An introduction to the creative, inspirational, and playful side of mathematics exemplified in high quality middle school, high school, and undergraduate mathematics competitions and mathematical research.  Emphasis is placed on building a repertoire of mathematical strategies and tactics, then applying these methods in unfamiliar situations.

  
  • MATH 484 - Special Topics

    1-4 cr.
    Topics, prerequisites, and amount of credit will be announced prior to preregistration.
  
  • MATH 493 - Undergraduate Mathematics Research

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MATH 299 )

    An introduction to mathematical research.  Students will be required to investigate, present and write up the result of an undergraduate-level mathematical research project.  Students will gain experience in researching the mathematical literature, investigating a mathematical problem, and learning how to write a mathematical paper.  Students will be required to present their results in both oral and written form.

  
  • MATH 494 - Undergraduate Mathematics Research

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MATH 299 )

    An introduction to mathematical research.  Students will be required to investigate, present and write up the result of an undergraduate-level mathematical research project.  Students will gain experience in researching the mathematical literature, investigating a mathematical problem, and learning how to write a mathematical paper.  Students will be required to present their results in both oral and written form.

  
  • MGT 251 - Legal Environment of Business

    3 cr.
    The nature, sources, formation, and applications of law. Judicial function, court system, litigation and other methods of resolving disputes. Legislation-law from judicial decisions, law by administrative agencies, regulation of business activity, antitrust law, consumer protection, environment, and pollution control. Tort, criminal and insurance law, property rights for both personal and real property. Business organization, principle of agency, partnership and corporation.
  
  • MGT 351 - Principles of Management I

    3 cr.
    (Prerequisite: junior standing)
    Survey course examines key aspects of organizations and their management – dynamic environments, organization design and structure, roles/functions of managers, managing technology and change, global management, and alternative types of organizations. This course examines the expanding role of the manager from planning, organizing, controlling and directing, to the knowledge and skills involved in managing and working with a diverse workforce. (Credit may not be earned for MGT 351 and EM 351 .)
  
  • MGT 352 - Principles of Management II

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MGT 351 )

    Survey course examines the individual in the work setting, working with a variety of people inside and outside the organization.  This course deals with such issues as motivation, leadership and communication diversity at the work place, and with individual effectiveness, interpersonal relations, and group skills.

  
  • MGT 361 - Human Resources Management

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MGT 351 )

    Course explains the functions of a human resources division or department – including job descriptions, labor demographics, recruitment and hiring, turnover and mobility, interviewing, aptitude and other employee testing, performance evaluation, disciplinary procedures, employee health and safety, wage and hour administration, government regulations; and the handling of absenteeism, alcoholism, and drug addiction.

  
  • MGT 362 - Employee-Management Relations

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MGT 351 )

    This examines employee-management practices in contemporary society, employee participation in unions, and their spill-over effect on nonunion settings.  Course topics include unions, the collective-bargaining process, wages and benefits, seniority, grievance procedures, and arbitration.  Discrimination in employment and equal-employment opportunity will be discussed, as well as future issues in union and nonunion settings and international employee-management relations.

  
  • MGT 440 - Conflict and Negotiation Management

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MGT 351  and MGT 352 )

    Focuses on negotiation and conflict management in business and other organizational settings through understanding and interactive application of negotiation and conflict strategies and skills.  Topics include collaborative and competitive approaches, individual and multiparty/team negotiations, ethics, communication, perception and judgment, and culture.

  
  • MGT 455 - Business Policy and Strategy

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: senior standing, FIN 251 , OIM 352 , MGT 352 , MKT 351 )

    This is the capstone course for all Business majors.  Concepts and skills developed in the prerequisite courses are integrated and applied to the overall management of an organization.  Topics will include setting objectives, designing strategic plans, allocating resources, organizational structuring and controlling performance. (Credit may not be earned for MGT 455 and EM 455 .)

  
  • MGT 460 - Organization Theory

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MGT 351 )

    Study of the forces both within and outside the organization that determine the structure and processes of an organization.  Topics to be covered will include technology and size- influences, conflict, boundary roles, matrix structure, political factors, and sociotechnical systems.

  
  • MGT 461 - Managing Through Systems and Quality

    3 cr.


    (Perquisite: MGT 351 )

    Systems theory provides a powerful way to understand work organizations: as interacting, inter-dependent systems.  Managing effectively through systems involves working with vision, with empowered, growing people with a customer orientation, with good measures and analysis, and with a continuous improvement culture.  This course will focus on these quality management approaches that form the underpinning of tomorrow’s management practices.

  
  • MGT 462 - Project Management in Organizations

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MGT 351  or EM 351 )

    This course will examine advanced project-management concepts from all phases of the project lifecycle (from requirements-specification through post-project assessment).  Special emphasis will be placed on understanding projects within the context of complex organizational settings by utilizing an open-systems perspective.  Linkages with more permanent administration structures within the organization will be reviewed.  (Credit cannot be earned for MGT 462 and OIM 462 .)

  
  • MGT 471 - Group Dynamics

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MGT 351  or permission of instructor)

    Survey of constructs, research and applications of small group phenomena in an organizational contest.  Examines theories, research measurements and observational methods used in studying groups.  Students will be able to explore their own behavior in groups by participating in various groups and/or by observing others in group experiences.  The course will prepare students to be effective in groups.

  
  • MGT 473 - Organizational Social Responsibility

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MGT 351  or permission of the instructor)

    This course introduces students to basic concepts underlying the social responsibility aspect of the management process.  The role of pluralism is examined in the societal system to provide an understanding of the evolving relationship between organizations and society as a whole.  The managerial approach is explored in the light of the increasing importance of societal impact on the organization.

  
  • MGT 474 - (D) Managing a Multicultural Workforce

    3 cr.
    This course addresses the skills and knowledge managers must develop to deal with an increasingly culturally diverse workforce. Specific topics to be covered include diversity in ethnicity, nationality, religion, culture, gender, age, sexual orientation and disability. The course will help students interact and work with people different from themselves and to understand their own cultural values, biases and behaviors.
  
  • MGT 476 - Sport Facilities Management

    3 cr.
    (Prerequisite: MGT 351 )

    This course will prepare students to plan and execute management strategies for simple to spectacular sport facilities including day-to-day operations of these structures and the construction of new ones.
  
  • MGT 495 - European Business Experience

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: MGT 351 , MKT 351 , ECO/IB 351 )

    Students will have an opportunity to participate in lecture-discussion sessions with top-level executives from various multinational corporations, local business firms, and government agencies in a number of different countries in Europe.  Participants will gain a basic understanding of the issues prominent in international business today.  Course involves travel to Europe.  (Credit cannot be earned for MGT 495 and IB 495  and MKT 495 .)

  
  • MGT/IB 475 - International Management

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: ECO/IB 351 , MGT 351 )

    Focuses on functional strategies of multinational corporations (MNCs), structure and control-systems of MNCs, and comparative management.  Specific MNC strategies to be covered include entry, sourcing, and marketing, finance, human resources and public affairs.  Study of structure and control systems includes corporate structure, headquarters-subsidiary relationships.  Study of comparative management systems focuses on nature of management systems and practices in different cultures.

  
  • MGT/IB 475 - International Management

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: ECO/IB 351 , MGT 351 )

    Focuses on functional strategies of multinational corporations (MNCs), structure and control systems of MNCs, and comparative management.  Specific MNC strategies to be covered include entry, sourcing, marketing, finance, human resources and public affairs.  Study of structure and control systems includes corporate structure and headquarters-subsidiary relationships.  Study of comparative management systems focuses on nature of management systems and practices in different cultures.

  
  • MKT 351 - Principles of Marketing

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: junior standing, ECO 153 -ECO 154  or ECO 101 )

    This course introduces the student to the field of marketing. An overview of the principles on which the discipline is founded.  The marketing concept is presented as the framework under which the decisions related to marketing-mix variables (product, place, price and promotion) are made by organizations.

  
  • MKT 361 - (W) Marketing Research

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MKT 351 )

    Study of the role of marketing information as the basis for decision-making.  Topics include research design, methods of gathering data, questionnaire structure, interviewing methods and preparing the final report.

  
  • MKT 362 - Consumer Behavior

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MKT 351 )

    Study of theories of consumer behavior.  The buyer is analyzed at the individual level in terms of motivation, attitudes, etc. and at the social level in terms of influence on buying behavior from the socio-economic environment.

  
  • MKT 370 - Interactive Marketing

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MKT 351 )

    This course examines the integration of evolving interactive technologies in the design and implementation of marketing programs.  The use of information technology infrastructure to support the execution of conception, pricing, promotion and distribution of ideas, goods and services has the potential of making the marketing process more efficient and productive. 

  
  • MKT 470 - Marketing Communications

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MKT 351 ; senior standing)

    Personal and mass communication approaches generated by manufacturers and intermediates or institutions toward target markets.  The design of advertising campaigns to shift consumer attitudes, to secure resellers’ support and to inform, persuade, and move them to action.  Development of copy selection and media and measurement of promotion effectiveness including evaluation of sales force.

  
  • MKT 471 - Sales Force Management

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: MGT 352 , MKT 351 ; senior standing)

    This course develops the concepts and techniques needed to identify and analyze the various decision areas faced by a sales-force manager.  Topics include recruiting, selecting and training the sales force; forecasting, budgeting and sales quotas; assigning, motivating and compensating the sales force.

  
  • MKT 472 - Retailing Management

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: MGT 352 , FIN 251 , OIM 351 ; senior standing)

    This course focuses on the decision areas facing retail managers, including retailing, structure, merchandising, locations, store layout, promotion, pricing and personnel.

  
  • MKT 473 - Sports Marketing

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MKT 351 )

    This course will prepare students to plan and execute marketing strategies for Sports Organizations and organizations that market themselves through sports.  Students will examine the explosion of opportunities and challenges in this unique business thanks to advances in telecommunications and performance technologies as well as the shrinking global marketplace.

  
  • MKT 474 - Personal Selling

    3 cr.


     (Prerequisites: MKT 351 , MKT 361 , MKT 362 )

    This course focuses on the direct selling process: how it fits into the marketing function, the ability to communicate a product’s features, advantages and benefits, and the principles of effective selling.  Students practice making oral and written sales presentations.  Students also learn what a career in sales entails.

  
  • MKT 476 - Marketing Strategy

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MKT 351 ; senior standing)

    The theme of this course is building effective marketing strategies through integrated decision-making.  Emphasis is on different decision models within functional areas such as demand analysis, consumer research, product and promotion management, etc.

  
  • MKT 477 - Sustainable Marketing

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MKT 351 )

    Sustainable marketing is a new approach which expands the boundaries of traditional marketing.  In this course, we will focus on how companies are learning to innovate, develop, produce, promote, distribute and take back products and services in new ways that reduce waste and pollution in order to satisfy all stakeholders.

  
  • MKT 495 - European Business Experience

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: MGT 351 , MKT 351 , ECO/IB 351 )

    Students will have an opportunity to participate in lecture-discussion sessions with top-level executives from various multinational corporations, local business firms, and government agencies in a number of different countries in Europe.  Participants will gain a basic understanding of the issues prominent in international business today.  Course involves travel to Europe.  (Credit cannot be earned for MKT 495 and IB 495  and MGT 495 .)

  
  • MKT/IB 475 - (D) International Marketing

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: MKT 351 , ECO/IB 351 )

    Analysis of the marketing strategies of multinational corporations with emphasis on the internal environment of country markets.  Discussions will include comparisons of different regional markets along socioeconomic, political and cultural lines.  Different types of international market barricades and the corresponding market-entry strategies will be analyzed.  Additional readings from international publications will be required.

  
  • MS 101 - Concepts of Leadership I

    1 cr.
    Instruction is designed to provide basic understanding of military knowledge while concentrating on leadership skills and civic responsibilities important to all citizens. Students may elect to participate in activities that produce expertise in orienteering, first aid, swimming and small unit tactics.
  
  • MS 102 - Concepts of Leadership II

    1 cr.
    Instruction is designed to provide basic understanding of military knowledge while concentrating on leadership skills and civic responsibilities important to all citizens. Students may elect to participate in activities that produce expertise in orienteering, first aid, swimming and small unit tactics.
  
  • MS 111 - Leadership Applications Laboratory

    0 cr.
    Freshmen and sophomores are required to participate in this elective. Hands-on instruction is designed to reinforce classroom training on leadership.
  
  • MS 112 - Leadership Applications Laboratory

    0 cr.
    Freshmen and sophomores are required to participate in this elective. Hands-on instruction is designed to reinforce classroom training on leadership.
  
  • MS 131 - Advanced Leadership Applications Laboratory

    0 cr.
    Advanced-course junior/senior students are required to attend. Students plan, resource and conduct training under the supervision of Army ROTC faculty and staff members. Emphasis is on reinforcement of classroom leadership training and military instruction to prepare juniors for situations they will experience at the Cadet Leader Course.
  
  • MS 132 - Advanced Leadership Applications Laboratory

    0 cr.
    Advanced-course junior/senior students are required to attend. Students plan, resource and conduct training under the supervision of Army ROTC faculty and staff members. Emphasis is on reinforcement of classroom leadership training and military instruction to prepare juniors for situations they will experience at the advanced summer camp.
  
  • MS 201 - Dynamics of Leadership I

    2 cr.
    Instruction is designed to familiarize the student with basic military operations and the principles of leadership. Students experience hands-on training with navigation and topographic equipment, first aid and small unit tactics.
  
  • MS 202 - Dynamics of Leadership II

    2 cr.
    Instruction is designed to familiarize the student with basic military operations and the principles of leadership. Students experience hands-on training with navigation and topographic equipment, first aid and small unit tactics.
  
  • MS 301 - Military Leadership I

    1.5 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MS 201 -MS 202  or equivalent)

    This course continues to develop each student’s leadership qualities and teaches students how to plan, resource and execute effective training in preparation for attendance at the Leadership Development Assessment Course prior to their senior year.

  
  • MS 302 - Military Leadership II

    1.5 cr.


    (Prerequisite: MS 201 -MS 202  or equivalent)

    This course continues to develop each student’s leadership qualities and teaches students how to plan, resource and execute effective training in preparation for attendance at the Leadership Development Assessment Course prior to their senior year.

  
  • MS 401 - Advanced Military Leadership

    1.5 cr.
    Taught by the Professor of Military Science, this course continues to develop the student’s leadership skills.  Emphasis is on operations of a military staff, briefing techniques, effective writing, Army training systems, and the logistical and administrative support of military operations.
  
  • MS 402 - Advanced Military Leadership

    1.5 cr.
    Taught by the Professor of Military Science, this course continues to develop the student’s leadership skills. Emphasis is on operations of a military staff, briefing techniques, effective writing, Army training systems, and the logistical and administrative support of military operations.
  
  • MS 480 - Internship in Military Science: Leadership Development Assessment Course

    2 cr.


    (Prerequisites: MS 301 , MS 302  and contracted status as a cadet)

    This internship is a paid four-week experience of training and evaluation conducted with ROTC cadets from all across the country.  It gives the student the opportunity to practice the leadership theory acquired in the classroom, as well as participate in a wide range of military skills and tactical training.

  
  • MS 481 - Internship in Military Science: Cadet Troop Leading

    1 cr.


    (Prerequisites: MS 301 , MS 302 , and contracted status as a cadet)

    This internship is a paid three-week experience of leadership training and mentoring.  The intern leads and supervises Soldiers in the planning and execution of the unit’s scheduled training as an understudy to a military officer in the U.S. Army.

  
  • MUS 111 - (CA) Music History I

    3 cr.
    The history and literature of Western classical music from the medieval period to the 18th century, including Gregorian chant, the growth of polyphony, the rise of instrumental music, and the birth and growth of opera.
  
  • MUS 112 - (CA) Music History II

    3 cr.
    The history and literature of Western classical music from the 18th century to the present, including the increasing importance of instrumental music and opera, the development of atonality and serial music, and the recent avant-garde. MUS 111  is not a prerequisite.
  
  • MUS 211 - Keyboard Music

    3 cr.
    Music written for the piano, organ, harpsichord and clavichord from the Renaissance to the 20th century. The course focuses on the development of keyboard instruments and the forms and composers that dominate the literature.
  
  • MUS 213 - Symphony

    3 cr.
    Development of the symphony as an independent genre, from its origins in the mid-18th century to the present day. Works by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Mahler, Shostakovich and Stravinsky will be among those considered.
  
  • MUS 217 - Opera

    3 cr.
    The history of opera from its beginnings at the turn of the 17th century to the present with an emphasis on the 19th and 20th centuries. Representative operas by Mozart, Verdi, Wagner and Puccini, among others, will be examined.
  
  • MUS 218 - American Musical Theatre

    3 cr.
    The development of musical theatre in America from the 19th century to the present, emphasizing works composed since the 1940s. Musicals by Jerome Kern, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Lerner and Loewe, Leonard Bernstein, and Stephen Sondheim will be considered.
  
  • MUS 219 - History of Jazz

    3 cr.
    A detailed examination of a “truly American musical form.” Included will be discussions of major stylistic periods, compositions, and performers. Listening examples, as well as live performances, will contribute to an understanding of jazz from its origins to the present day.
 

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