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Develops basic comprehension of the balance sheet, income statement, and equity and cash flow statements. Explores usage of specialized journals and subsidiary ledgers in a computerized system. Studies the impact of various transactions on an enterprise, including payroll, receivables, payables, inventory, cash and credit card receipts. Prerequisites: None.
Mastery of a microcomputer accounting system including the general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll. Prerequisites: ACC107 or ACC111 or ACC211 or ACC230, or permission of Instructor.
PLEASE NOTE: ACC115 classes use QuickBooks 2013.
Introduction to theory and practice in the preparation and interpretation of general purpose financial statements. Prerequisites: None.
The $60.00 course fee will give you use of: 1) Online Textbook: Accounting Principles by Weygandt, Kimmel, and Kieso, 11TH Edition, for the semester. 2) The online homework tool "WileyPlus" to complete your homework. 3) Tutoring services in the Accounting/Statistics Learning Center. No other materials or texts are required for this class. A custom, hard copy textbook is also available (but not required) and can be purchased through the Follett Bookstore. ACC211 is an intensive course required for all HRM students who are pursuing a BS in hotel and restaurant management from NAU. SCC business students planning to transfer to a university should take ACC111 and ACC112 instead.
GUARANTEED SCHEDULE: All sections of ACC211 are guaranteed to run and will not be cancelled.
Explores domestic violence as a social problem within the United States from historical, cultural, political, legal, and law enforcement perspectives. Provides an overview of theories, definitions and causes of, and interventions for domestic violence involving spousal, elder and child abuse along with teen dating violence. Examines the dynamics and effects of domestic violence. Addresses research issues and contemporary domestic violence policy. Prerequisites: None.
Explores the causes, incidence rates and forms of hate crimes in the United States and other countries. Studies hate crime laws and the Constitution. Examines the impact of hate crimes on society, culture and the law. Considers societal responses to combat and prevent hate crimes. Prerequisites: None.
Scientific analysis and examination of physical evidence with emphasis on scientific investigation, recognition, collection, and preservation of evidence. Fingerprints, shoe prints, tool marks, firearms identification, paint chips and arson. Prerequisites: None.
An examination of the medical investigation of sudden, unnatural, unexplained or violent deaths. Explains the legal and medical roles of death investigators and medical examiners. Additional topics include the autopsy, documenting and evaluating the body, routine and special investigative techniques, and death event reconstruction. Prerequisites: None.
Examines techniques used to reconstruct the physical actions that occurred at a crime or accident scene. Involves the use of physical, testimonial, and documentary evidence, knowledge of criminal modus operandi and the scientific method, including deductive and inductive logic. Includes analysis of case studies. Prerequisites: AJS215, or AJS216, or AJS219, or AJS275, or FOR105, or permission of Instructor.
Focuses on victimology and techniques of crises intervention; and the importance of multicultural perspective. Includes coverage of sexual assault, family violence, child abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse, coping skills, stress management, and community resources. Prerequisites: None.
Understanding and enjoyment of art through study of painting, sculpture, architecture design, photography, and decorative arts. Emphasis on contemporary topics and cultural diversity in the arts. Prerequisites: None.
Principles of cultural and social anthropology, with illustrative materials from a variety of cultures. The nature of culture; social, political, and economic systems; religion, aesthetics and language. Prerequisites: None.
Introduction to business and personal computer operations and usage. Software applications for analyzing and solving business problems including word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation graphics. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: BPC110 classes include hands-on experience using Windows 7, Word 2013, Excel 2013, PowerPoint 2013 and Access 2013 and will require additional computer lab time per week.
Mastery of essential microcomputer keyboarding skills. Emphasis on touch typing of alphabetic and numeric keys and symbols. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: BPC111AA is for NEW typing students or those typing less than 35 WPM. This course may be taken on either a PC or Macintosh computer. BPC111AA is cross-referenced with OAS111AA.
Further development of microcomputer keyboard speed and accuracy. Emphasis on touch typing with speed and accuracy development of numerals as related to preparation and handling of documents. Prerequisites: BPC/OAS111AA or permission of Instructor.
Identify and explain social media and Web 2.0 technologies for personal, academic, professional, and business applications. Create and maintain accounts on various sites to socialize, write, and share multimedia, while understanding the related ethics, privacy and security issues. Prerequisites: None.
Overview of computer technology, concepts, terminology, and the role of computers in business and society. Discussion of social and ethical issues related to computers. Use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software. Includes uses of application software and the Internet for efficient and effective problem solving. Exploration of relevant emerging technologies. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: CIS105 classes will require additional computer time per week to be explained at first class meeting. In addition to surveying computer concepts, the class includes hands-on experience with Windows 7, Word 2013, Access 2013, Excel 2013, and Visual Basic for Applications.
Computer spreadsheet skills for solving business problems using Excel, including calculations, forecasting, projections, macro programming, database searching, extraction, linking, statistics, and matrix manipulation. Production of graphs and reports. Project design using multiple, integrated spreadsheets. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: A good understanding of accounting or math will be helpful. CIS114DE uses MS Excel 2013.
Introduction to the basic elements, exploration of additional components and common database management problems related to the Microsoft Access program. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: CIS117DM classes use Access 2013.
Provides students with the capability to use Adobe Illustrator graphics software on a computer. Basic foundation course in the use of electronic techniques to create, manipulate, and edit images, text, abstract art, graphics design, color graphics and business charts; determine file formats appropriate for web and print; utilize tools to optimize graphics and create a PDF file. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: CIS120DB uses Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud (CC).
Focuses on entry-level skill expectations for digital imaging using Adobe Photoshop. Helps students prepare for the Adobe Certifications related to Photoshop. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: CIS120DF uses Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud (CC)
Use of the Microsoft command line interface: basic concepts, internal and external commands, subdirectories, and editor. Prerequisites: None.
Introduction to the Linux Operating system. Develop knowledge and skills required to install, configure and troubleshoot a Linux-based workstation including basic network functions. Learn basic command line and Graphical User Interface (GUI) desktop environment utilities and applications. Fundamental abilities to achieve the entry-level industry certification covered. Prerequisites: None.
CIS126DL requires additional lab time required per week to be explained at the first class meeting.
Overview of the Internet/WWW and its resources. Hands-on experience with various Internet/WWW communication, resource discovery, and information retrieval tools. Web page development also included. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: CIS133DA uses HTML5 and CSS3.
Introduction to object-oriented game development, game design, and game theory. Use of computer software to demonstrate and teach concepts using an appropriate game development platform to model real-time simulations and create computer games using object oriented tools. Introduction to developing PC games, educational software, and training software using windows based object oriented developments tools. Prerequisites: CIS105 or permission of Instructor.
PLEASE NOTE: CIS151 uses Python.
Overview of local area networks. Emphasis on the elements of a local area network, current issues and products, and use of a local area network. Includes terminology, hardware and software components, connectivity, resource monitoring and sharing, electronic mail and messaging, and security issues. Prerequisites: BPC/CIS105 or permission of instructor.
Introduction to project management concepts while working with MS Project to solve complex project management networks, including creating Gantt and PERT charts, tracking project progress, planning for restrictions, and integrating MS Project with other software packages such as Excel, Word, Powerpoint, and cc Mail. Prerequisites: None.
Introduction to Electronic Commerce on the Internet. Designing an electronic storefront including web page content and development, e-commerce site marketing, advertisement, legal and security considerations, credit card and other debit transaction covered. Also includes current issues in e-commerce. Prerequisites: BPC/CIS133CA, or BPC/CIS133DA, or permission of the Instructor.
Critical inquiry of current topics in computing. Application of industry trends to solve problems and/or investigate issues. Prerequisites: None.
TOPIC - WordPress Web Design- Want to build an attractive, professional Web site or blog without any computer programming experience? WordPress is the tool for you - it's user friendly, it's free, and it produces professional results. In this course, you will learn WordPress as you create pages and posts, add images and videos, and incorporate design themes and widgets. By the end of this course you will be able to use WordPress to create a personal, business, or organizational Web site and/or blog.
Basic knowledge of liquor service laws in Arizona. Covers service, training, and management of liquor and appropriate laws for both servers and managers.
Covers management responsibilities and liquor law knowledge in Arizona.
Examination of the multiple cultures and subcultures within the contemporary United States. Personal exploration of awareness and appreciation of multiculturalism. Activities for experiencing diverse cultural perspectives. Critical thinking skills for recognizing, analyzing, and mediating cultural and psychological factors impacting conflict and accord between diverse cultures through written and oral discourse. Prerequisites: ENG101, or ENG107, or permission of Instructor.
Prewriting (invention and discovery); writing; analyzing and evaluating (in workshop); and revising to practice manipulating various elements of poetry, critique one's own and the poetry of others, and produce a portfolio of finished, marketable poems. Prerequisites: None. CRW150 recommended but not required.
Close analysis and interpretation of selected literary texts designed to strengthen the students' own writing by extending their familiarity with the genre in which they write and their knowledge of selected literary elements. One-on-one meetings between student and instructor. Prerequisites: CRW150 or permission of Instructor.
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Emphasis on writing a series of original poems; analysis and evaluation of the functions and effects of established works of poetry; concentration on evaluation and revising students' poetry through intensive workshopping. Prerequisites: CRW160 or permission of Instructor.
Theory and practice of basic elements of culinary arts fundamentals. Emphasis on safety, sanitation and uniform requirements, culinary terminology, basic nutritional guidelines, equipment needs and usage, standard measurements, knife selection and care, basic knife cuts, and fruit and vegetable identification and preparation. Prerequisites: None.
Cooking techniques and preparation of varied meat, fish and poultry items. Theory and practice of production of stocks, sauces, and soups. Study of butchering, yields, purchasing and grade classification. Prerequisites: None.
Cooking techniques and preparation of breakfast items, salads, sandwiches, and dressings. Theory and practice of production of egg, pasta, cheeses, and fruit dishes, canapes and hors d'oeuvre creations. Study of lettuces, fruits, grains, cheeses and dressings as components of salads and sandwiches. Prerequisites: None.
Provides a study of cooking techniques and preparation methods for cakes, pies, cookies and simple desserts as well as production of doughs and breads. Includes preparation of various bakery sauces and toppings, uses of chocolate, and appropriate presentation methods for various types of desserts. Prerequisites: None.
Overview of the field of dance focusing on origins, historical development, and cultural characteristics of the various styles of dance. Prerequisites: None.
A descriptive analysis of the structure and functioning of the American economy. Emphasis on basic economic institutions and factors that determine national income and employment levels. Consideration given to the macroeconomic topics of national income, unemployment, inflation and monetary and fiscal policies. Prerequisites: None.
Microeconomic analysis including the theory of consumer choice, price determination, resource allocation and income distribution. Includes non-competitive market structures such as monopoly and oligopoly; and the effects of government regulation. Prerequisites: None.
An analysis of the economic interdependence among nations, with emphasis on international trade and finance. Consideration given to the role and function of the multinational enterprise. Prerequisites: None.
Emphasis on critical analysis of various genres of literature; includes study of necessary terminology, introduction to methods of literary criticism, and practice in interpretation and evaluation. Prerequisites: ENG102.
Free Tutoring is available for this course. Please contact the Writing Center at (480) 423-6416.
Introduction to the US ethnic literatures of African Americans, Arab Americans, Asian Americans, Latinas/os, Native Americans, Mixed Race, and other emerging ethnic groups through various expressions. Examines the interconnections of the various experiences of racialized groups living in the US. Provides ethnic US literature a global context through study of the interconnections with the literatures of Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Oceania. Focus on literary production of at least four specific US ethnic groups and relevant international literatures. Prerequisites or Corequisites: ENG101 or ENG107.
NOTE: ENH190 does NOT require an advisor's signature.
Examines a selection of the world's literary masterpieces within their cultural contexts from ancient times through the Renaissance. Analyzes the influences of major literary philosophies, themes, genre, and styles. Assesses the contributions of major writers. Introduces the terminology of literary analysis. Prerequisites: None.
Examines the work of major writers in poetry, fiction and drama from 1945 to the present. Examines important movements that have developed within these genre since 1945. Prerequisites: None.
Includes literature written prior to 1860 in the United States. Prerequisites: None.
Principles of exercise science applied to teaching fitness/aerobics. Major factors related to the function of the human body. Emphasis on anatomy/physiology, exercise physiology, and biomechanics. Prerequisites: None. BIO160 recommended but not required.
Introduction to the science of food and human nutrition. Current sustainable dietary recommendations and applications for maximizing well-being and minimizing risk of chronic disease throughout the life cycle. An overview of the nutrients, emphasizing the importance of energy and fluid balance, and optimal functioning of the digestive system. Understanding factors that influence food intake in different cultures. Methods for evaluating credibility of nutrition claims, a focus on modern food safety and technology practices, and a worldview of nutrition are included. Emphasis is on personal dietary behavior change for a holistic life of wellness. Prerequisites: None.
Principles of nutrition applied to fitness, exercise, and sports. Dietary fundamentals as applied to body fuels, hydration, and other unique needs for exercise and sports. Includes dietary guidelines for weight or endurance training, glycogen loading, the pre-game meal, and glycogen recovery. Emphasis on maximizing fitness, performance, and safety. Discussion of supplements and their effects on metabolic enhancement. Discussion of anabolic, catabolic, and energy-producing agents. Addresses current supplements on the market. Prerequisites: FON100 or FON241.
Scientific principles of human nutrition. Emphasis on health promotion and concepts for conveying accurate nutrition information in a professional setting. Addresses therapeutic nutrition principles for treatment of common health conditions. Includes exploration of food sources of nutrients, basic metabolism of nutrients in the human body, relationship between diet and other lifestyle factors, use of supplements, current recommendations for food selection throughout the life cycle, and use of nutrition tools for planning food intake or assessment of nutritional status. Prerequisites: None.
FON241 fulfills ASU's general science requirement [SG] when taken with FON241LL.
Comprehensive study of genetic, physiological, psychological, metabolic, and environmental influences on body weight. In- depth study of the theories of body weight with emphasis on distinguishing between behavioral and biological approaches. Focus on discovering successful healthful long-term weight management strategies. Prerequisites: FON100 or FON241 or permission of Instructor.
Reviews planning, organization, development, and evaluation of written and oral communication in business settings, including informative and persuasive messages. Prerequisites: None.
Review of basic arithmetic and application of mathematics to business problems, includes percentage, interest, discount, and markups. Prerequisites: None.
Principles and practices of personal and family financial planning, includes savings, budgeting, credit, buying versus renting, and general principles of consumerism. Prerequisites: None.
Characteristics and activities of current local, national, and international business. An overview of economics, marketing, management and finance. Prerequisites: None.
Evaluation of various investment forms including study of inflation, taxation, government securities, stocks and bonds, real estate and retirement plans. Prerequisites: None.
Systematic study of human use of the earth. Spatial organization of economic, social, political, and perceptual environments. Prerequisites: None.
Description and analysis of spatial variations in culture, social, economic, and political phenomena in major world regions. Emphasis on the major cultural realms of Europe, North Africa, and Asia. Prerequisites: None.
A study of the kind and arrangement of materials composing the earth's crust and the geological processes at work on and within the earth's surface. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: GLG101 fulfills ASU's natural science requirement [SG,SQ] only when taken with GLG103. Basic computer skills are required for this class.
May accompany GLG110. Basic geological processes and concepts. Emphasis on geology-related environmental problems concerning Arizona. Case histories and field studies. May require field trips. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: GLG111 fulfills ASU's global awareness requirement [G] and also the natural science requirement [SG] when taken with GLG110.
Atmospheric processes and elements. General and local circulation, heat exchange and atmospheric moisture. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: GPH212 topics include real-time weather maps via Internet links; storms and monsoons; ozone depletion; greenhouse effect; El Nino; etc. GPH212 fulfills ASU's natural science requirement [SG,SQ] ONLY when taken with GPH214.
Study of atmospheric phenomena over periods of time measured in months, years or longer. Includes average weather conditions, infrequent and unusual types of weather, and the influence of weather on the cultural and human landscape. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: GPH213 fulfills the natural science requirement [SG] ONLY when taken with GPH 215.
Basic meteorological and climatological measurements. Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: GPH212.
PLEASE NOTE: GPH214 topics include real-time weather maps via Internet links; storms and monsoons; ozone depletion; greenhouse effect; El Nino; etc. GPH214 fulfills ASU's natural science requirement [SQ] ONLY when taken with GPH212.
A mathematical, statistical, and spatial analysis of climatological phenomena. Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: GPH213.
PLEASE NOTE: GPH215 fulfills the natural science requirement [SG] ONLY when taken with GPH 213.
Introduction to medical terms used in health care. Body systems approach to selected terms related to structures, functions, diseases, procedures, and diagnostic tests. Building and analyzing terms using basic word parts. Selected medical abbreviations and symbols and term spelling. Prerequisites: None.
Health and wellness and their application to an optimal life style. Explores current topics of interest such as stress management, nutrition, fitness, and environmental health. Evaluates common risk factors associated with modern lifestyles. Prerequisites: None.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and first aid for the adult, child and infant patients includes Automated External Defibrillator(AED), rescue breathing, obstructed airway, and other first aid procedures. Designed to train citizen responders in skills and procedures required during emergency situation. Prerequisites: None.
Principles and factual bases of drug use and abuse. Physiological and socio-psychological effects of drug use and law enforcement of drug abuse. Consultants used extensively to enrich course. Prerequisites: None.
Examines how culture influences health and illness, health care practices, barriers to health care, interactions with health care professionals, and health disparities in the U.S. Prerequisites: None.
Survey of the economic, social, cultural, and political elements of world history from 1500 to the present. Prerequisites: None.
Introduces the planning and executing of multinational and multicultural meetings, conventions and exhibitions. Emphasizes coordination, logistics, venue selection, budgeting and cultural competencies critical to a global business environment. Prerequisites: HRM110.
ALERT: This class is offered in the Fall semester only. Textbooks required first day of classes.
Examines organization and management of private clubs. Emphasis on member services and operations management. Explores key functions including food and beverage, golf operations, fitness and recreation programs. Prerequisites: HRM110.
ALERT! This class is offered in the Fall semester only. Textbooks required first day of classes.
Survey of the history and development of the art of motion pictures, including criticism of aesthetic and technical elements. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: HUM205 is cross-referenced with THF205. Please note-R rated films with mature themes will be shown. COURSE PREFIX CHANGE EFFECTIVE FALL 2014: Formerly THE205 Introduction to Cinema
A study of contemporary films, directors and critics with emphasis on evaluating film as an art form. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: HUM210 is cross-referenced with THE210. Please note-R rated films with mature themes will be shown. All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources). COURSE PREFIX CHANGE EFFECTIVE FALL 2014: Formerly THE210 Contemporary Cinema All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
Development of skills and competency in accessing, evaluating and using information resources while examining the social and historical context, as well as the technological implications of the use and organization of information. Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in ENG101 or ENG107.
Examines impact of cultural diversity (ex: linguistic, religious, racial, ethnic, and gender groups) on health information seeking behavior and health literacy. Examines characteristics of culturally competent health information and provides information on how to locate high quality, culturally competent health information. Examines characteristics of low literacy health information and provides information on how to locate high quality, low literacy health information. Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in ENG101 or ENG107.
Introduction to basic grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary of Italian. Development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Study of the Italian culture. Prerequisites: None.
FREE TUTORING is available for this course. Please contact the Writing Center at (480) 423-6416.
Continued development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in Italian. Study of Italian culture. Prerequisites: ITA101, or ITA101AA, or permission of Department or Division. Completion of prerequisites within the last three years is required.
Primary emphasis placed on fundamental operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, integers, and rational numbers; proportions, and percentages. Other topics include representations of data, geometric figures, and measurement. Prerequisites: Satisfactory score on district placement exam.
All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources). This estimate does not include the cost of a required calculator purchase or rental.
Linear behavior; linear equations and inequalities in one and two variables; graphs; systems of equations in two variables; function notation, graphs, and data tables; operations on polynomials; properties of exponents; applications. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in MAT082, or MAT102, or equivalent, or satisfactory score on District Placement exam.
PLEASE NOTE: A calculator is highly recommended for this class. Your instructor will provide calculator recommendations the first day of class. All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources). This estimate does not include the cost of a required calculator purchase or rental.
A problem solving approach to mathematics as it applies to life and the world of work. Development, demonstration, and communication of mathematical concepts and formulas that relate to measurement, percentage, statistics, and geometry. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in MAT082, or equivalent, or satisfactory score on District placement exam.
Quadratic, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic functions and equations; graphs of quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic functions; equations quadratic in form; operations on rational expressions, radical expressions, and complex numbers; rational exponents; applications. Prerequisites: Grade of "B" or better in MAT090, MAT091, MAT092, MAT093, or equivalent, or a satisfactory score on the District placement exam.
PLEASE NOTE: Graphing calculators are required for homework and exams. The TI-83 or TI-84 is strongly recommended. All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources). This estimate does not include the cost of a required calculator purchase or rental.
Working knowledge of college-level mathematics and its applications to real-life problems. Emphasis on understanding mathematical concepts and their applications. Topics include set theory, probability, statistics, finance, and geometry. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in MAT120, or MAT121, or MAT122, or equivalent, or satisfactory score on District placement exam.
PLEASE NOTE: Graphing calculators are required for homework and exams. The TI-83 or TI-84 is strongly recommended.
Analysis and interpretation of the behavior and nature of functions including polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, power, absolute value, and piecewise-defined functions; systems of equations, modeling and solving real world problems. Additional topics may include matrices, combinatorics, sequences and series, and conics. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in MAT120, or MAT121, or MAT122, or equivalent, or satisfactory score on District placement exam.
Graphing calculators are required for homework and exams. The TI-83 or TI-84 is strongly recommended. All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources). This estimate does not include the cost of a required calculator purchase or rental.
A study of measures of angles, properties of graphs of trigonometric functions, fundamental identities, addition and half-angle formulas, inverse trigonometric functions, solutions of trigonometric equations, complex numbers and properties of triangle solution. May receive credit for only one of the following: MAT182 or MAT187. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in MAT150, or MAT151, or MAT152, or equivalent, or concurrent registration in MAT150, or MAT151, MAT152, or satisfactory score on District placement exam.
Introduction to the theory, techniques and applications of the differential and integral calculus of functions with problems related to business, life, and the social sciences. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in MAT150, or MAT151, or MAT152, or MAT187, or appropriate Math placement test score.
An introduction to the mathematics required for the study of business. Includes multivariable optimization, Lagrange multipliers, linear programming, linear algebra, probability, random variables, discrete and continuous distributions. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in MAT212 or MAT213.
Limits, continuity, differential and integral calculus of functions of one variable. Prerequisites: Grade of "C"or better in [MAT182 and (MAT150, MAT151 or MAT152)], or MAT187, or appropriate Math placement test score.
Overview of the foundations of supervision and how to get things done within an organization through other people. The functions of planning, organizing, staffing, motivating and controlling presented. Prerequisites: None.
Explores strategies to help improve job performance and develop a service-oriented philosophy. Uses practical training concepts and techniques to demonstrate how superior customer service can lead to competitive advantage and profitability in business. Focuses on both internal and external customers, interactions among people, processes, and systems within the organization and how to integrate these areas into a total quality delivery program. Prerequisites: None.
Provides the opportunity to learn how to appropriately utilize the human resources department within an organization in order to improve job performance. Topics include staffing, training and development, manpower planning, compensation and benefits, federal labor laws and why people seek outside representation. Prerequisites: None.
Emphasizes public relations techniques used both within and outside the business organization, including operation of a PR counseling firm. Prerequisites: None.
Explores the various levels and specialized segment of the fashion industry, the principles of fashion, the fundamentals of merchandising apparel, consumers' influence on demand and marketing activities. Prerequisites: None.
Examines the principles and terminology utilized in the marketing function and their value and application in the day-to-day operation of a business. Focuses on marketing planning, market segmentation, positioning, targeting and aspects of international marketing. Reviews product development, pricing, promotion and distribution and explores careers in marketing. Prerequisites: None.
Introduces the advertising function within business, including media study, creative strategies, and advertising campaigns. Prerequisites: None. MKT271 suggested, but not required.
Analyzes and applies the steps and techniques used in personal selling. Highlights the role of the professional sales representative and his/her functions as they relate to the company's mission and customer expectations. Prerequisites: None.
Touch system of numeric keys on ten-key pads. Prerequisites: None.
General consideration of human nature and the nature of the universe. Knowledge, perception, freedom and determinism, and the existence of God. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: Also see Religious Studies (REL) course listings.
Examination of major issues in current affairs in the fields of politics, economics, social relations, foreign affairs, aesthetics, and others through the reading and viewing of secondary information sources. Prerequisites: ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.
Prerequisite Required - See Catalog
Examination of the United States Constitution and the constitution and government of the State of Arizona. Prerequisites: None.
To acquaint the student with basic principles, methods and fields of psychology such as learning, memory, emotion, perception, physiological, developmental, intelligence, social and abnormal. Prerequisites: None.
Application of the physiological, behavioral, social, cognitive, and humanistic perspectives in psychology to sport. Includes topics such as optimal performance, correlation, motivation, co-action effect, self-actualization, psycho-behavioral techniques, self-efficacy, and the general health benefits of sport participation. Prerequisites: PSY101 with a grade of "C" or better, or permission of Instructor.
Human development from conception through adulthood. Includes: physical, cognitive, emotional and social capacities that develop at various ages. Recommended for students majoring in nursing, education, pre-med, and psychology. Prerequisites: PSY101 with a grade of "C" or better, or permission of Instructor.
Planning, execution, analysis, and written reporting of psychological research using American Psychological Association guidelines (APA). Surveys the literature, procedures, and instruments in representative areas of psychological research. Prerequisites: ENG101, or ENG107. Prerequisites or Corequisites: PSY230 with a grade of "C" or better, or permission of Instructor.
Students must enroll concurrently in both the lecture and lab sections of PSY290AB.
Overview of the historical, psychological, social, and cultural aspects of play, leisure, and recreation and their role in contemporary society. Nature of play and leisure behavior in human development within different cultures and the contribution play, recreation, and leisure make to the quality of life for individuals in today's society. Prerequisites: None.
Fulfills a Social Behavioral requirement.
The development of various religions from the prehistoric to modern times. Political, economic, social and geographic relationships among world religions. Consideration of both Eastern and Western religions. Prerequisites: None.
Introduction to the nature and role of religious beliefs and practices in shaping the lives of individuals and societies, with particular attention to the modern world. Prerequisites: ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.
PLEASE NOTE: Also see Philosophy (PHI) course listings.
***OFFERED FALL SEMESTERS ONLY***
Examines how the social construction of race shapes social interaction and social institutions. Explores the consequences of power, privilege and oppression among major ethnic and racial groups in the United States. Prerequisites: None.
A sociological analysis of the way culture shapes and defines the positions and roles of both men and women in society. Major emphasis on social conditions which may lead to a broadening of gender roles and a reduction of gender role stereotypes and the implications of these changes. Prerequisites: None.
Applies the sociological perspective to the study of sport. Emphasizes how hierarchies of race, class, and gender in the United States impact the sport experience of both the fan and the athlete, as well as how both professional and amateur sport have at times played a transformative role in society. Prerequisites: None.
Basic grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary of the Spanish language. Includes the study of the Spanish-speaking cultures. Practice of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Prerequisites: None.
Continued study of grammar and vocabulary of the Spanish language and study of the Spanish-speaking cultures. Emphasis on speaking, reading, and writing skills. Prerequisites: (A grade of "C" or better in SPA101 or SPA101AA), or permission of Department or Division. Completion of prerequisites within the last three years is required.
Introduction to the basic concepts of sustainability. Includes challenges of land, ocean, and resource management as well as the built environment. Also covers connections between global, local and personal sustainability challenges and responses at each level. Prerequisites: None.
History of massage; overview of bodywork systems; benefits and indications of massage; legal requirements for practice in Arizona. Prerequisites: None.