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Organizational Leadership Course Descriptions

 

ACED 2050 COMMUNICATIONS FOR THE WORKPLACE

Prerequisites:

  • ENGL 1102

Principles of effective oral and written communications. A thorough review of grammar, sentence and paragraph construction, punctuation, and writing techniques. Emphasis on the job-getting process.


ACED 2400 Computer Technology for the Workplace

Prerequisites: None

Computer applications for development of analytical and problem-solving workplace
skills. Topics include word processing, databases, spreadsheets, communications, and
presentations, hardware, networks, and social and ethical concepts.

ACED 3400 APPLIED COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY

Prerequisites:

  • ACED 2400 or CS 1000 or consent of instructor

Development of intermediate and advanced skills in the use of spreadsheet, database, communication, and presentation software. Emphasis is placed on creation of computer projects appropriate to the student’s major.

ACED 4820 PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR TECHNICAL PROFESSIONALS

Prerequisites: None

Provides an introduction to the process of project management. Focus is on building the students' understanding of the tools and strategies available to facilitate the management of multiple on going projects within a technical environment. Topics include: planning systems, strategic and operational planning, mission and vision statements, performance objectives, time and course estimation, diagraming techniques, and performance monitoring through control systems.

ENGL 3030 WRITING FOR THE LEGAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCE PROFESSIONS

Prerequisites:

  • ENGL 1102 or 1102H

An advanced writing course focusing on the strategies used to write clear and effective legal and social science communications including memos, case reports, proposals, and briefs.

HADM 3301 Health Care Organizations

Prerequisites: None

This project based course is intended for those interested in a systematic understanding of organizational principles, practices, and insights pertinent to the management of health service organizations. While based on state-of-the art organizational theory and research, the emphasis is on application. Students will go beyond the traditional focus of health care in hospitals and other provider organizations to include suppliers, buyers, regulators, public health and financing organizations, and examine a more comparative global perspective of how the United States and other countries address issues of health and health care. Case studies, practical scenarios, and controversial issues are highlighted in each chapter to challenge the student to provide solutions and philosophical positions on a variety of issues.

HADM 3302 Health Care Economics

Prerequisites: None

This course is intended for those interested in an analytical approach to the study of medical services, and, through the use of numerous applications and figures, to illustrate the usefulness of economics as is applicable to the understanding of public policy issues affecting this sector.

HADM 3303 U.S. Health Care Systems

Prerequisites: None

Fundamental concerns such as cost, access, quality, financing, health workforce, and public health represent key topics.  We will apply these topics or problems to real-life situations.  The approach will be purposeful to allow the successful student to recognize how these topics interact with each other within the whole health care system.

HADM 4401 Health Care Compliance

Prerequisites: None

This course provides a comprehensive overview of health law, which is relevant to students seeking the basic management skills required to work in health care organizations, and students currently working in health care organizations.  We will focus on an overview of specific health laws and affordable health care to producers of medical products and the future of health care in the U.S. The course concludes with a summary of improved medical technologies and the future of personalized health care.

HADM 4402 Health Information Management

Prerequisites: None

A study of recordkeeping practices in the hospital and physician’s office.  Emphasis is placed on hospital and medical staff organization, patient record content, procedures in filling, numbering and retention of patient records, quantitative analysis, release of patient information, forms control and design, indexes and register, reimbursement, regulatory and accrediting agencies, and alternative health care delivery systems.

ORGL 3000 REFLECTIVE SEMINAR I: SELF AS LEARNER

Prerequisites: None

Graded "Satisfactory" or "Unsatisfactory". An introduction to the major conceptual frameworks for reflective learning that require students to reflect on and document their own assumptions, beliefs, and biases and how they affected their prior learning experiences.

ORGL 3050 REFLECTIVE SEMINAR II: SELF IN CONTEXT

Prerequisites: None

Graded "Satisfactory" or "Unsatisfactory". A seminar that develops students' understanding of the conceptual frameworks for reflective learning

ORGL 4000 REFLECTIVE SEMINAR III: SELF TRANSFORMATION; TRANSFORMING SELF

Prerequisites: None

Graded "Satisfactory" or "Unsatisfactory". A seminar including critical self-evaluation of prior learning experiences using frameworks for reflection and analysis and development of students' own capacity to adapt and transform their own learning practices.

ORGL 4690 ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP CAPSTONE

Prerequisites: None

A capstone course in which students combine reflection on prior learning with research and analysis on the learning outcomes of their current degree program and specialization, culminating in a life learning paper that addresses their own abilities and limitations as learners and their progress in their degree program.

POLS 3600 INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

Prerequisites: None

A focus on the study of public administration processes and underlying theories within American government structures. Emphasis is on the pragmatic aspects of current government leadership and public agency management.

POLS 4610 PUBLIC PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION

Prerequisites: None

An examination of procedures and problems of governmental personnel administration. Studies of governmental agencies are encouraged to give students first-hand knowledge of governmental personnel administration.

POLS 4620 PUBLIC FINANCE ADMINISTRATION

Prerequisites: None

A study of the activities involved in the collection, custody, and expenditure of public revenue, such as the assessment and collection of taxes, public borrowing and debt administration, the preparation and enactment of the budget, financial accountability and the audit.

PSYC 3800 INDUSTRIAL / ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

Prerequisites:

  • PSYC 2500

Theory and application of psychological principles to industrial and organizational settings.

TASP 3110 TRANSATLANTIC RELATIONS AND GLOBAL HEALTH & WELFARE

Prerequisites: None

Spanish language companion course for TASP 4110. Readings and assignments in Spanish on transatlantic relations and Russia / Eurasia.

TASP 3111 TRANSATLANTIC RELATIONS AND RUSSIA/EURASIA: FRENCH

Prerequisites: None

French language companion course for TASP 4110. Readings and assignments in French on transatlantic relations and Russia/Eurasia.

TASP 3220 TRANSATLANTIC RELATIONS AND THE GLOBAL ECONOMY: SPANISH

Prerequisites: None

Spanish language companion course for TASP 4220. Readings and assignments in Spanish on transatlantic relations and the global economy.

TASP 3221 TRANSATLANTIC RELATIONS AND THE GLOBAL ECONOMY: FRENCH

Prerequisites: None

French language companion course for TASP 4220. Readings and assignments in French on transatlantic relations and the global economy.

TASP 3240 TRANSATLANTIC RELATIONS AND GLOBAL HEALTH & WELFARE: SPANISH

Prerequisites: None

Spanish language companion course for TASP 4240. Readings and assignments in Spanish on transatlantic relations and global health and welfare.

TASP 3241 TRANSATLANTIC RELATIONS AND GLOBAL HEALTH & WELFARE: FRENCH

Prerequisites: None

French language companion course for TASP 4240. Readings and assignments in French on transatlantic relations and global health and welfare.

TASP 4000 TRANSATLANTIC RELATIONS

Prerequisites: None

A study of relations between the United States and Europe. Topics include the economic, security, and nongovernmental dimensions of the transatlantic relationship. The course also examines transatlantic cooperation on global issues and the potential of the transatlantic partnership to serve as a catalyst for global governance.

TASP 4220 TRANSATLANTIC RELATIONS AND THE GLOBAL ECONOMY

Prerequisites: None

A study of the global economy from a transatlantic perspective. The course examines the US-Europe economic relationship and its role in the broader global economy.

TASP 4240 TRANSATLANTIC RELATIONS AND GLOBAL HEALTH & WELFARE

Prerequisites: None

A study of global health and welfare from a transatlantic perspective. The course examines major health and welfare issues and their impact on the transatlantic community and US-European cooperation to address these issues.