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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.
Fundamental theory of accounting principles and procedures. 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. SCC business majors planning to transfer to a university should take the following in order: ACC111, ACC112, and ACC212. GUARANTEED SCHEDULE: All sections of ACC111 are guaranteed to run and will not be cancelled.
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 2011.
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 accelerated 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.
Introduction to the uses of accounting information for internal and external purposes with emphasis on financial statement analysis. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in ACC111 or ACC211, or a grade of "C" or better in (ENG101 and MAT151 and CRE101), or equivalent, or satisfactory score on District placement exam.
The course fee will give you use of: 1) Online Textbook: Accounting Principles by Weygandt, Kimmel, and Kieso, $40.00 for the semester: 2) The online tool "WileyPlus" to complete your homework and receive immediate feedback. 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.
Students planning to transfer to ASU business schools need to take the following three accounting courses: ACC111, ACC230, ACC240.
GUARANTEED SCHEDULE: All sections of ACC230 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.
An examination of fire and arson investigative techniques along with the motives and pathology of the arsonist and the chemistry of fire. Other topics include documenting the scene, evidence, eliminating accidental causes and surveillance. 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 the history and development of correctional theories and institutions. 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.
Courtroom demeanor and protocol. Role and primary functions of witness and legal counsels. Prerequisites: None.
History of art from prehistoric through medieval period. 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 the use of personal computers in the business environment. Computer hardware components, operating system functions and concepts. Procedures for running and using business application software to produce documents and spreadsheets. Prerequisites: None.
BPC100 is designed for beginners who have little or no experience on a computer. Topics include computer fundamentals such as getting familiar with the keyboard and mouse, navigating the desktop and working with files as well as word processing and spreadsheet basics.
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, Access 2013 and will require additional computer lab time.
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.
PLEASE NOTE: BPC111AB is for students who type at least 35 WPM and wish to build speed and accuracy. This course may be taken on either a PC or Macintosh computer. BPC111AB is cross-referenced with OAS111AB.
Examines behaviors necessary to develop and support an effective client service organization. Focuses on methods of increasing the effectiveness of help-desk professionals when responding to a range of customer conditions. 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: Class includes hands-on experience with Windows 7, Word 2013, Access 2013, Excel 2013 and PowerPoint 2013 for Windows, and Visual Basic for Applications. All CIS105 classes held before 5:00 p.m. will require additional computer lab time per week, to be explained at the first meeting.
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: CIS114DE classes use Excel 2013 for Windows.
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 uses MS Access 2013 for Windows.
Use of PowerPoint to produce professional-quality presentation visuals with animation and sound. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: CIS118DB uses MS PowerPoint 2013 for Windows.
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 CS6. Students are required to have access to Adobe Illustrator CS6 (Mac or PC) or can access the software when on campus through MySCC.
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 classes use Adobe Photoshop CS6. Students are required to have access to Adobe Photoshop CS6 (Mac or PC) or can access the software when on campus through MySCC.
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.
Use of the Visual Basic programming language to solve problems using suitable examples from business or other disciplines. Prerequisites: CIS105 or permission of Instructor.
PLEASE NOTE: Completion of CIS150 is strongly recommended prior to this class. CIS159 classes use VB.NET.
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.
Advanced database concepts including database design, primary and secondary key selection and relationships between tables. Queries, sub forms, macros, events, Visual Basic modules and Access Internet features also covered. Prerequisites: CIS117DM or CIS117CM.
CIS217AM uses MS Access 2013 for Windows.
Goes beyond the basic use of palettes, selections, layers, menus, and tool options, and focuses on using Photoshop software's advanced features to manipulate and correct digital and digitally produced images. Prerequisites: (CIS120AF, CIS120BF and CIS120CF) or CIS120DF, or permission of Instructor.
PLEASE NOTE: CIS220DC classes use Adobe Photoshop CS6.
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.
PLEASE NOTE: CIS224 uses MS Project 2013 for Windows.
Design and create pages on the World Wide Web with a variety of markup languages, programming languages, scripts, and multimedia. Hands-on experience authoring and preparing sophisticated web documents. Exploration of best practices/issues for web design and publishing and careers in web development and e-commerce. Prerequisites: CIS133CA, or CIS133DA, or permission of the Instructor.
PLEASE NOTE: CIS233DA is an in-depth study of designing Web pages using Dreamweaver CS6. Students are required to have access to Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 (Mac or PC) or can access the software when on campus through MySCC.
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.
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.
Free tutoring is available for this course. Please contact the Writing Center at (480) 423-6416.
Practice in writing fiction through a process of prewriting (invention and discovery), writing, analysis and evaluation (in workshop), and revision; practice in manipulating various elements and forms of fiction. Prerequisites: None. CRW150 recommended but not required.
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.
Writing original short stories; analysis of works of fiction; concentration on revising students' fiction through intensive workshopping. Prerequisites: CRW170.
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.
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.
The history, functions, organization and current issues in the community/junior college with emphasis on the Arizona community colleges. Includes focus on the design and practice of effective community college teaching and learning with special emphasis on the Maricopa County Community College District. Prerequisites: None.
Basic skills and techniques used by the professional fiction writer in writing fiction for publication, including characterization, plot development, writing dialogue, setting scenes, and establishing mood. Emphasis on writing scenes. Prerequisites: None.
Free tutoring is available for this course. Please contact the Writing Center at (480) 423-6416.
Basic skills and techniques used by professional writers for publication in magazines. Includes analyzing markets, identifying article slant, writing query letters, research techniques, editing, and submission procedures. Emphasis on nonfiction. Prerequisites: None.
A study of mystery fiction as a literary genre and as a reflection of culture through the writings of significant authors. Prerequisites: None.
Deals with the myths and legends of civilizations with the greatest influence upon the development of the literature and culture of the English speaking people, and compares those myths with myths from other cultures. Prerequisites: None.
Investigates major themes in Southwestern American literature including the Western myth, minority roles in the region's literature, control of nature versus primacy of nature, and growth. Both prose and poetry are examined with an emphasis on contemporary Southwestern writing. Prerequisites: None.
Introductory course that will provide the student with a general overview of the disciplines and professions associated with the fields of Exercise Science, Kinesiology and Physical Education. Basic history, philosophy, and theory of each discipline will be examined as well as relevant career potential and options. Prerequisites: None.
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.
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.
PLEASE NOTE: FON241 fulfills the AGEC natural science general requirement [SG] only 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.
Scientific analysis and examination of physical evidence for forensic purposes. Covers fingerprints, shoe prints, tool marks, glass, soil and mineral evidence, firearms identification, paint chips, and arson and explosive evidence. Includes the history of forensic science, functions of the crime lab and criminalist career specialties. Prerequisites: None.
DUE TO THE VIOLENT NATURE of the field of FORENSIC SCIENCE, students should be aware that some topics discussed in the lecture and the lab may be considered sensitive. Students MUST enroll in both a lecture and a lab section.
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.
Microsoft Office products are used for this course (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
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.
Provides an overview of the major external factors and issues affecting the contemporary business environment. Prerequisites: None.
Legal theories, ethical issues and regulatory climate affecting business policies and decisions. Prerequisites: None.
Internal and external business communications, including verbal and nonverbal techniques. Prerequisites: ENG101 or ENG107 with grade of "C" or better, or permission of Department or Division.
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.
Description and analysis of variations in social, economic, and political phenomena in major world regions. Emphasis on Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and Anglo America. Prerequisites: None.
Topics include the historical, cultural and physical geography of North, Middle and South America, as well as Sub-Saharan Africa.
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.
GLG101 fulfills ASU's natural science requirement [SQ] when taken with GLG103.
Please Note: Basic computer skills are required for this class.
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 [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 ASU's natural science, general requirement [SG] only when taken with the GPH215 lab. GPH 213 also fulfills ASU's Science and Society requirement.
Basic meteorological and climatological measurements. Prerequisites: None. 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 ASU's natural science, general requirement [SG] only when taken with the GPH213* lecture.
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.
The political, economic, and social development of the United States from the Pre-Columbian period through the end of the Civil War (1865). Prerequisites: None.
Survey of the economic, social, cultural, and political elements of world history from the beginning of human civilization to 1500. Prerequisites: None.
Survey of the economic, social, cultural, and political elements of world history from 1500 to the present. Prerequisites: None.
Introduction to organizing special events from concept through completion, including planning, coordination, marketing, financing and risk management. Overview of the critical stages and functions involved in staging and managing special events including meetings, conferences, entertainment, expositions, conventions and sporting events. Prerequisites: None.
Introduces the fundamental principles and practices of tourism. Examines tourism sectors, consumer behavior, and factors that influence tourism. Focuses on the interaction of tourism with the economy, environment and people. Prerequisites: None.
ALERT! This course is only offered during the Spring term.
Use of computer systems to generate information needed for management of lodging, tourism and food service businesses. Emphasis on computer-based hotel property and restaurant management systems. Includes basic ledger principles. Prerequisites: (HRM110 and HRM150) or permission of Instructor.
Examines financial management concepts, analytical techniques and decision making processes essential to hospitality and tourism management. Provides an applied management approach to managing profitability, financing growth, and using financial analysis to make decisions. Prerequisites: HRM110. MAT140 or MAT141 or MAT142 recommended but not required.
Overview of ecotourism planning and development with emphasis on contemporary issues associated with environmentally sound, culturally sensitive and economically viable tourism development. Examines the history and emergence of ecotourism and the establishment of policies and management practices associated with sustainable development that conserves natural resources while providing economic benefits. Prerequisites: HRM110.
Please Note: This course is only offered during Spring term.
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 THE205. Please note-R rated films with mature themes will be shown
Analysis of images of women in films from both historical and contemporary perspectives. Prerequisites: None.
Please note-R rated films with mature themes will be shown.
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 Please note-adult content may be shown/discussed in this class.
Provides an overview of the major issues faced by managers in international business. Focuses on cultural sensitivity issues and applying concepts to real-world business situations through case studies and experiential exercises. Prerequisites: None.
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: ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.
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: ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.
Historical survey of the development of furniture, interiors, and architecture from antiquity to the 19th Century. Prerequisites: None.
Survey of the development of furniture, interiors, and architecture from the 19th Century to the present. Emphasis is on modern architects and designers. Prerequisites: None.
Introduction to basic grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary of Italian. Development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Study of the Italian culture. Prerequisites: None.
It is STRONGLY recommended that students taking any 101-202 world language courses do so in sequence without interruption. Free tutoring is available for this course. Please contact the Writing Center at (480) 423-6416.
Continued development of Italian language skills and continued study of the Italian culture. Prerequisites: ITA201 or permission of Department or Division.
Completion of prerequisites within the last three years is required.
Emphasis on crafting stylized stories for publications. Includes research, interviewing, writing techniques, editing and professional concerns. Prerequisites: ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.
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: Graphing calculators are required for homework and exams. The TI-83 or TI-84 is strongly recommended. This course may require the use of technology for submission of online assignments and/or tests.
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.
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.
Students must contact the instructor prior to the start date of class.
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.
Images of the diverse cultures and gender issues within the U.S. media. Exploration of racial and gender roles which shape the media as well as media roles which influence U.S. race relations and racial change. Roles, contributions, and challenges of the minority press in the United States. Prerequisites: ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.
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 the skills and qualities necessary to develop and maintain a successful professional life. Topics include management/leadership skill development, effective job search, image development, career advancement, gender issues, professional conduct, time/financial management, and human relations. Prerequisites: None.
Practical training in the development of skills and expertise necessary to achieve organizational goals, with and through people. Examines functions and work activities that result in a more productive and harmonious workforce. Prerequisites: None.
Covers basic principles of managing quality and performance in organizations. Covers management functions: planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. Emphasizes continual improvement, ethics, and social responsibility. Prerequisites: None.
Analysis of motivation, leadership, communications, and other human factors. Cultural differences that may create conflict and affect morale individually and within organizations. Prerequisites: None. MGT101 or MGT175 or MGT229 suggested, but not required.
Starting, organizing, and operating a small business, including location, finance management processes, advertisement and promotion, credit, inventory control and ethics. Prerequisites: None.
The study of cultural and social contributions to the evolution of American jazz and popular music from the mid-1800's to present. Prerequisites: None.
History of Rock music and how cultural, social, political, and economic conditions have shaped its evolution. 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.
An examination of the principles of design including line, color, balance, and texture as they relate to the display of merchandise. Participation in displays, field trips, and individual projects. Prerequisites: None.
Examines management/buyer role in investment, pricing, planning, controlling sales and inventories. Prerequisites: None. Any BPC/CIS spreadsheet course recommended.
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.
Surveys structure and operation of retail organizations. Emphasizes merchandising to include price, location, time promotion and quantity. Prerequisites: None. MKT271 suggested but not required.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An examination of roles and methods of leadership in leisure services settings. Overview of theories and models of leadership, group dynamics, participant motivation, communication, and face-to-face leadership. Exploration of leadership contexts, including coaching and officiating sports, leading community groups and volunteers, working with persons in various life stages and with varying abilities, and leading different recreation activity areas. 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.
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.
The study and scientific inquiry of issues and demands placed on business enterprise by owners, customers, government, employees and society. Included are social, ethical and public issues and analysis of the social impact of business responses. Prerequisites: None.
The systematic study of social behavior and human groups, particularly the influence of culture, socialization, social structure, stratification, social institutions, differentiation by region, race, ethnicity, sex/gender, age, class, and socio/cultural change upon people's attitudes and behaviors. Prerequisites: None.
Contemporary/Historical racial and ethnic intergroup relations emphasizing cultural origins, developments, and problems of minority 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.
Examines movie-going and the experience of spectatorship. Studies how motion pictures reflect, influence, and are influenced by American culture and societal institutions. Explores the role of the movie industry as a vehicle for social commentary, analysis, and criticism. 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.
Introduction to the field of sustainability and exploration of the interaction between human and natural global systems. Framework for analyzing and investigating the global challenges such as land use change, competition for water and other natural resources, and renewable energy concerns and crises. Prerequisites: None.
SUS110 explores the basic concepts of sustainability and the interaction between humans and their environment on a local and global level. Excellent intro course for those interested in environmental or sustainability issues. Course transfers to ASUs School of Sustainability as SOS 110.