ACT101: Managerial Accounting
An introduction to accounting emphasizing how a general-purpose financial statement communicates
information about the business corporation’s performance and position for users external to management.
The course accentuates how the accountant processes and presents the information and includes exposure
to recording transactions, adjusting balances, and preparing financial statements for service and merchandise
firms per established rules and procedures. In addition, the course examines major elements of the
statements such as cash, receivables, inventory, long-lived assets, depreciation, payroll, bonds, and other
liabilities and stocks.
BUS110: Import Customs Regulations
This course explains the US Customs Import Regulations to include the duties and responsibilities of the
licensed customs broker or customs house broker. Topics include processes for customs clearance including
customs organization, consumptions, and the three keys to successful liquidation (valuation, classification,
and entry), the Automated Broker Interface to the Automated Commercial System, types of entries, surety
bonds, quotas, penalties, appraisement, bonded warehouse entry, examination of goods, harmonized tariffs,
fees, quotas, immediate delivery, laws, and regulations.
BUS121: Principles of International Business Law
This course is an introduction to international business law, featuring global trade, licensing agreements for
the transfer and protection of patents, copyrights, trademarks, and intellectual property (including
franchising), and active foreign investment through mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures.
BIO201: Biology (General Education)
This course includes the areas of cell biology, genetics, development, vertebrate physiology, ecology, and
evolution. It is intended for students in all areas. Emphasis will be placed on learning, understanding and
being able to use key biological concepts and the scientific method. The study of modern biology is not only
a matter of assimilating information. Learning how to use that information for problem solving, posing
hypotheses, and interpreting experimental results is also critical to understanding biology as a science.
BPH305: Issues in Health Disparities
This course draws on insights from a range of social science disciplines to examine the multifaceted issue of
health disparities in the U.S. Healthcare system. Traditionally marginalized racial, ethnic and immigrant
communities and emerging groups with disparities based upon gender, sexual preference and identity,
disability, physical and mental health, geography, and environment will be examined at the individual,
systemic and institutional levels. The role of culture, socioeconomic status, health literacy, and social and
community networks will be explored; cultural competency, advocacy, and social justice will be discussed as
solutions for promotion of health equity.
BPH310: Health and Environment
This course discusses how both the natural and built environment affect human health by looking at the impact
of physical, chemical, and biological factors external to humans. It also covers how those working in
Environmental health fields are concerned with preventing diseases or other illnesses by assessing and
controlling environmental factors that pose a threat to human health whether it involves air quality, natural
disasters, radiation, water quality, UV exposure, indoor air pollutants, climate change, healthy communities
and work environments, or the effects of toxic substances.
BTE423: Database Management Systems
This course will develop skills and understanding in The student should develop skills and understanding in
the design methodology for databases and verifying their structural correctness, implementing databases
and applications software primarily in the relational model, using querying languages, primarily SQL, and
other database supporting software, applying the theory behind various database models and query
languages, implementing security and integrity policies relating to databases, and working in group settings
to design and implement database projects.
BUS141: Money and Financial Markets
This course is designed to provide a thorough understanding of the importance of money, banking, and
financial markets of a developed economy. It will provide the opportunity to examine the instruments and
strategies assisting production, distribution, and consumption. Also, this course will develop an appreciation
for important concepts in economics, from interest rates and central banking to stocks, bonds, and foreign exchange.
BUS161: Principles of Exports
This course explains export management processes and procedures. Topics include governmental controls,
licensing of products, documentation, commercial invoices, and traffic procedures. Application to human and
public relations, management of personnel, finance, and accounting procedures.
BUS181: Quantitative and Qualitative Methods for Decision Making
This course introduces the learner to utilizing and applying both quantitative and qualitative methods for
individual, organizational, and societal decision-making. A variety of tools and techniques will be examined
as the foundation for the development and interpretation of attributes and variables in addition to the use of
data sources for improving processes and organizational environments.
ECO202: Principles of Economics
This course is an introduction to economic concepts and basic economic theory. The course is split between
the study of microeconomics, which focuses on the decision making of individual consumers and firms and
macroeconomics with focuses on aggregate level economic questions such as interest rates, government
spending, among others. In this course, we will develop economic tools to analyze and evaluate public
policies, poverty and welfare questions, and other applied topics.
BUS210: Business Statistics
This is a course in the basic statistical concepts and methods common in business applications. The emphasis
is on parametric techniques used to describe and compare samples and populations. In addition, this course
introduces students to a new way of thinking about data, and to help them gain an understanding of how to
use, communicate, and interpret statistics.
BUS303: Principles of Macroeconomics
This course is an introduction to the behavioral science of economics, which focuses on the aggregate
behavior of households, firms, and the government. Topics covered include gross domestic product, national
income, economic growth, unemployment, inflation, the business cycle, fiscal policy and monetary policy, and
BUS304: Principles of Microeconomics
This course provides a thorough introduction to economic theory. Starting from the basic ideas of tradeoffs,
opportunity cost, and the benefits of trade, this course will describe how the market forces of supply and
demand cause prices to be what they are. It will see the sense in which market economies are efficient, and
the way governments can make our economy less or more efficient. It will delve behind the supply curve to
see how firms choose their production levels to maximize profits, culminating in the model of perfect
BUS340: Corporate Finance
This course serves as an introduction to business finance (corporate financial management and investments)
for both non-majors and majors preparing for upper-level course work. The primary objective is to provide
a framework, concepts, and tools for analyzing financial decisions based on fundamental principles of modern
financial theory. The approach is rigorous and analytical. Topics covered include discounted cash flow
techniques; corporate capital budgeting and valuation; investment decisions under uncertainty; capital asset
pricing; options; and market efficiency. The course will also analyze corporate financial policy, including
capital structure, cost of capital, dividend policy, and related issues.
BUS421: Globalization & Corp. Social Responsibility
Responsibility introduces students to the concept of corporate social responsibility, which involves an
examination of whether organizations should expand their focus from serving stockholders to also
considering the impact of the firm’s activities on diverse stakeholders. Practicing corporate social
responsibility requires that a corporation meld business goals with societal expectations. To do so means
addressing complex questions such as: What obligations do businesses have to the societies in which they
operate? Can the interests of corporations and outside stakeholders be aligned, or are they in inherent
conflict? This course examines these and other questions without prescribing simple solutions.
BUS451: Global Strategic Management of Technology
Introduces the basic concepts of information technology and innovation from a strategic management
perspective. Covers strategic management of high technology companies, emerging technologies in a global
marketplace, and aligning product development and system design. Identifies the creation of new products
and services, and how new ventures are exploited.
BUS470: International Business
This course provides an overview of the international organizations and the effects of the foreign environment
on international business. The course will focus on cultural differences; theories of international trade and
economic development; international finance; marketing internationally and practical applications of starting
and maintaining international business relationships.
BUS471: Business Strategy and Policy
This course gives an overview of all essential aspects of business policy and strategic management. The
intention is to provide students with strategy insights; reflect on strategic dilemmas; and practice strategy
tools to enable students to become strategic thinkers. The course will cover strategy analysis, formulation of
strategies at different levels of the organization, and strategy implementation. We will also reflect on the
purpose of organizations, their governance, and their role towards shareholders, stakeholders, and society
BUS472: International Trade
The main theories of international trade in goods and services, and of international movements of capital and
labor. Partial equilibrium and general equilibrium analysis of the major instruments of trade policy, their
economic effects, and the issues created by their use in practice. The economics of preferential trading
arrangements, such as free trade areas, customs unions, common markets, and “mega-agreements”.
EHC103: Medical Ethics
This course will explore the major ethical issues confronting the practices of medicine and biomedical science.
Students will become familiar with legal and institutional positions, consider and debate opposing arguments
on the various topics, and examine relevant case studies.
EHC410: Quality Improvement Methods in Healthcare
Studies in depth the quality improvement philosophy, methodologies, tools, and issues related to
HEALTHCARE. Emphasizes quality standard setting, system design, reporting mechanisms, and effectiveness
assessment. Closely examines the relationship between quality improvement programs, risk management,
and use review.
EHC498: Health Planning and Policy Management I
This course covers the management processes/roles of public health professionals. In addition, it discusses
health service organizations, policy issues and resource utilization/control.
EHC499: Health Planning and Policy Management II
This course is a continuation of EHC498 with emphasis on human resources management and public health
ENC101: English Composition I
In this course, students acquire the writing competence necessary on the conventions of academic writing
and critical thinking. A variety of assignments, beginning with personal reflections, build upon one another,
as students develop ideas that respond to, critique, and synthesize the positions of others. The course also
emphasizes the elements of good writing style, appropriate grammar and mechanics, clarity of language, and
logical and cohesive development.
ENC102: English Composition II
This course is a continuation of ENC101 with emphasis on analysis of readings in prose fiction. Students will
use literary elements to interpret short fiction.
ENC320: Professional Writing
This course offers an introduction to the techniques and types of professional writing, including
correspondence and reports. It is designed to help strengthen skills of effective business and professional
communication in both oral and written modes. After successful completion of this course, students will have
the skills necessary to communicate effectively in a variety of professional situations.
HCM101: Community Health
This course emphasizes the role Healthcare organizations play in community health and disease prevention.
It focuses on specific strategies Healthcare managers can use to benefit the health of communities. Topics
include the role of healthcare stakeholders in promoting community health, connecting with the community,
and community benefit standards.
HCM121: Health Information Systems
This course examines Healthcare organizations from the perspective of managing the information systems
that exist within the enterprise. Identifying the clinical and Healthcare delivery processes and how they relate
to information systems is a main focus.
HCM141: Healthcare Financial Management
Healthcare Financial Management offers an introduction to healthcare finance and a description of the current
financial environment in which Healthcare organizations function. It also explores the basics of financial and
managerial accounting, presenting concepts that are critical to making sound financial decisions to better the
cost-effectiveness of the organization.
HCM161: Healthcare Informatics
As an introductory course for non-information management students, this course will cover the history of
Healthcare informatics, current issues, basic informatics concepts, and health information management
applications. Topics include HIPPA and other legislation, application of electronic health records, and other
clinical and administrative applications of health information systems.
HCM181: Healthcare Management
Healthcare Management provides the student with an overview of how Healthcare institutions are organized
and governed, the role of the management staff, physicians, nurses and other clinical and support staff in
these organizations, and the management systems designed for their efficient and effective operation.
HCM201: Healthcare Outcomes and Quality Management
This course will explore the essential principles and techniques of quality improvement applied to patient
care and the management of services in healthcare organizations. The importance of quality management in
leadership of organizations will be emphasized. Topics include fundamentals of quality management, system
thinking and goal setting, improvement theories, data collection, statistical tools, medical errors and
reporting, public perceptions, and organizational accountability.
HCM210: Healthcare for the Elderly
Problems in planning, financing, delivering, and evaluating health services for the. Administrative structures
and public and private delivery systems are compared and critiqued.
HCM221: Legal Aspects of Healthcare Management
This course will provide the student with the skills necessary to mitigate liability through risk management
principles, develop relationship management skills, apply an ethical decision-making framework, incorporate
employment law procedures, and manage communication.
HCM241: OSHA Standards for General Industry
This course covers Federal OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as general industry safety and
health principles. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA General Industry Standards.
HCM261: Billing and Reimbursement Methodologies
This course will show students the reimbursement side of healthcare and the importance of correct coding
and billing practices to both the facility and the patient.
HCM320: Psychology of Aging
During this course, we will discuss theory, research, and intervention/policy pertaining to the aging process
and older adults. Among the changes emphasized are normal age-related changes in social cognition
(stereotypes and processing of emotional information), personality, information processing and memory,
intelligence, and health.
HCM330: Industrial Psychology
Industrial and Organizational Psychology is designed to introduce students to major areas relevant to the
behavior of people at work from the time they enter the labor force until retirement. This course focuses both
on understanding the psychological bases of work behavior and on the organizational practices used to create
a good fit between people’s characteristics and work’s demands.
HCM340: Human Resources in Healthcare
This course is designed to study the essential role of human resources management within healthcare
organizations. To meet the challenges of the marketplace, organizations will need to improve the quality of
the services they provide; streamline their clinical delivery and support systems and transform their human
resources management accordingly.
HMS101: Ethics In Human Service
This course presents a discussion on potential conflicts between ethical standards and legal guidelines and a
section defining statutory law, regulatory law, case law, and constitutional law. In addition, this course covers
boundary issues and dual relationships and explores the complexities of practitioner self-disclosure and the
challenges of investigation into the ethics of practitioner engagement with social justice and advocacy.
HSC305: Research Methods in Healthcare
In this course students formulate a research problem statement, identify a hypothesis, propose a research
design, and suggest possible interventions and analysis. Provides students with the opportunity to conduct a
professional presentation on their own research topics.
MAN410: Leadership Development
This course is designed to provide a structured format for the development of a dynamic personal leadership
development plan. Using readings, lectures, and experiential activities, the course will offer theoretical
foundations, practical application and an opportunity for self-assessment that will permit students to
continue the development of their leadership talent.
MAN412: Human Resources Management
Human Resource Management is a specialization within the field of Management that encompasses several
functions including the recruitment, selection, and maintenance of a qualified, motivated, and productive
workforce. The effective performance of these functions requires understanding and skill in employment law,
planning, job analysis, recruitment, selection, orientation, training, employee development, performance
appraisal, compensation, benefits, safety, and labor relations. Even if you do not enter a career in Human
Resources, you should understand the topics covered in this course since the job of the general manager is
to supervise people as well as financial and material resources.
MAT101: College Algebra (General Education)
This course is designed to prepare students for Applied Calculus and Discrete Mathematics and to provide the
mathematical background needed for the analytic reasoning used in other courses. Topics include functions
and their graphs, including exponential and logarithmic functions; complex numbers; systems of equations
and inequalities; matrices; basic principles of counting and probability; and other selected topics.
MGT101: Introduction to Business
This course is an introduction to the many facets of the private enterprise system and of the businesses that
operate within its framework. The course will focus on business systems, workforce demographics, social
responsibility, business ethics, forms of business organizations, entrepreneurship, small business and
franchise systems, management processes, human resource management, marketing management, business
finance, business decision making, and quantitative tools used in business, international business, and the
future dimensions of business opportunities in a global economy.
MGT121: Introduction to Organizational Behavior
This course focuses on the organizational processes and theoretical constructs related to organizational
behavior. The roles of leaders, followers, and teams and their influence on the culture and performance of an
organization are addressed through the analysis of key organizational behavior concepts and related cases.
Topics will include values, perception, attitudes, assumptions, learning, motivation, conflict, diversity, and
MGT141: Principles of Management
This course explores the basic concepts and processes of management. Students will explore the functional
roles and processes of planning, leading, organizing, and controlling comprising the manager role. Students
develop skills related to the manager function and required in today’s competitive environment.
MGT161: Warehouse and Distribution Center Management
This course explains a systems approach to managing activities associated with traffic, transportation,
inventory management and control, warehousing, packaging, order processing, and materials handling.
MGT303: Operations Management
This course approaches Operations Management from the inside out. It develops the student’s personal
understanding of processes, process capabilities and results and then transfers those into the business
environment. The course builds on an understanding of applied statistics to develop an understanding of the
planning and the processes involved in the creation of value both through provision of services and
manufacture of goods. Topics include process flow and capability, operations strategy, total quality
management (TQM), supply chain and capacity management, process improvement, project management.
MKT101: Applied Marketing
This course focuses on how to create value and growth through innovation in new and existing markets.
Students will learn the skills of innovation and how to apply those skills within the context of a marketing
strategy framework. Students will apply innovation methods across the entire marketing management
continuum including strategy, segmentation, targeting, positioning, and the 4P’s.
PHI263: Contemporary Ethics
This course examines classical and modern western philosophical thought and its application to
contemporary ethical issues and problems. Classical and contemporary moral and ethical traditions and
theories and their application to modern ideals of the good, in today’s society, will be investigated and
POR201: Conversational Portuguese
This course is an introduction to Portuguese for students with little or no previous knowledge of the language.
All the basic grammar is covered. Basic vocabulary is also presented. Our main goal is communication in
Portuguese, with special emphasis on speaking, but all the other skills are also practiced. Students will also
be introduced to the cultures of the Portuguese-speaking world through readings of authentic materials,
including brief dialogues, music, and video. The class is conducted in Portuguese, with occasional resort to
English for clarity purposes.
PSM101: Advanced First Aid, CPR and AED
This course will teach the student how to recognize an emergency and how to respond. The student will be
prepared to make appropriate decisions regarding first aid care and how to provide care for injuries or sudden
illness until professional medical help arrives. Upon completion of this course, the student will be eligible for
National Safety Council Certification in Advanced First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and
Automated External Defibrillators (AED).
PSM121: All Hazards Safety
This course is designed to provide students with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and
capabilities of an effective safety officer (SOFR) on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team. These
responsibilities fall into two categories: 1) responding to the incident and the safety needs of the incident, and
2) effectively fulfilling the position responsibilities of a Safety Officer on an All- Hazards IMT.
PSM141: Conduction of Escort and Patrol
This course is an introduction to the role and responsibility of security officers conducting patrols and escorts.
The course also includes laws and liabilities, mediation and conflict resolution, and disasters and emergencies.
PSM161: Electronics and Telecommunication
This course presents the most significant technologies, standards, and architectures in electronics and
telecommunications. It introduces students to the industry- leading providers worldwide, explains where they
fit in a fast-changing marketplace, and presents their key strategies.
PSM181: Firearms and Ammunitions Safety and Practice
This course includes topics such as Firearms Safety, Handgun Familiarization, Firearms Care and Cleaning,
Shooting Principles and Range Qualification. This course is designed to provide the student with firearms
safety factors and precautions, firearms shooting principles, including range firing of both handguns and
PSM201: Information Security
This course allows students to examine a broad range of computer security issues and provides the student
with technical knowledge not normally addressed in traditional training. It explores the protection of
proprietary information and security planning with an emphasis on networked computer vulnerabilities. It
also focuses on detection (e.g., viruses, hackers, types of computer crime, computer forensic examination,
etc.), as well as disaster recovery and technology law.
PSM221: Private Security and The Investigative Process
This course will cover identification, evaluation and management of traditional and emerging investigations
methodologies and technologies used in the business environment. Course also includes the study of general
characteristics of a competent investigator, initial interview and case evaluation, witnesses, collection of
information, collection of evidence and preservation of the scene, surveillance techniques, report writing,
investigative method and technique—theft/property offenses, investigative method, and technique—insurance
cases, investigative method, and technique—background investigations, and the security office—
PSM241: Leadership Strengths and Skills
This course is focused on a strengths-based approach to leadership and leadership development as well as
the skills necessary for good leadership. Opportunities to understand and practice essential skills such as
continual learning, powerful communication, problem solving, managing process, goal achievement, conflict
resolution, win-win negotiating, and empowering stewardship are merged throughout the course.
PSM261: Premises Protection
This course covers physical security measures, closed-circuit television, intruder alarm systems, alarm
components and methods of detection, legal implications of security measures, preventing and dealing with
burglary and theft, building security, introduction to security surveying, perimeter security, building security,
managing access to the building, dealing with visitors, static guarding, preventing loss and theft, essential
precautions against fire, firefighting and extinguishers, protection against bombs and explosive devices, and
PSM281: Principles Of Self Defense I
This course provides the student with the means to identify, assess, engage, and escape threats by protect
themselves mentally, spiritually, and physically from external threats.
PSM282: Principles of Self Defense II
The objectives of the course are to provide the student with the means to protect themselves mentally,
spiritually, and physically from external threats. The class will be divided into two parts. The first part of the
class will consist of lecture and discussion, the second part of the class will be instruction of physical
techniques of escape and defense.
PSM301: Workplace Safety
Students will learn what workplace safety is, why it is important and how it affects a business. Additionally,
students will learn preventative measures to help create a safer work environment. They will also learn the
ins and outs of conducting a routine inspection, filing reports, and the importance of creating a workplace
PSY101: General Psychology (General Education)
The course consists of a survey of the various fields of study comprising modern scientific psychology. The
course examines the theories, research findings, and applications in each of the major areas of psychology,
with the goal of providing students with practice information they can apply to their personal and professional
lives. The topic areas covered in the course include learning and memory, motivation and emotion, human
development, theories of personality, psychopathology, and social behavior.
SPC101: Speech Communication (General Education)
This course is a survey course in the basic principles of oral communication. Includes the study of the use of
the body and voice, the speaker-listener relationship, and preparation and delivery of platform speeches.
STA210: Statistics (General Education)
This is a fundamental course in the application of statistics. In this course, students will learn to apply
statistical techniques to a variety of applications in business and the social sciences. Students will learn how
to solve statistical problems by hand and using computer software. Topics include probability distribution
functions, sampling distributions, estimation, hypothesis testing and linear regression.
STA313: Statistical Methods
This introductory statistics course provides a basic understanding of statistical principles and their application
to research underpinning evidence-based practice in businesses. The course places an emphasis on practical
application of data management, probability testing, statistics and statistical terminology as used to answer
research questions and test hypotheses. A variety of case studies are used to allow introductory application
of statistics to simplify salient and researchable business problems.
TRA110: Global Logistics for Import and Export
This course covers management of international coordination operations, including foreign sourcing and
production, global transportation and inter-modalism, global facility network design, import/export, security,
intermediaries, and trade documentation.
TRA112: Operations And Production Management
This course is an introduction to the concepts, principles, problems, and practices of operations and
production management. Emphasis is on managerial processes for effective operations in both goodsproducing and service-rendering organization.
TRA114: Procurement Management
This course presents fundamental concepts and techniques for procurement management. Students are
introduced to the changing role of procurement and supply management with coverage of regulations such
as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and other compliance issues within the current trend in globalization.
TRA116: Supply Chain Management
This course covers the fundamental role supply chain management plays in the American and Global
economies, while stimulating critical thinking on the topics of economic reasoning, business negotiation, and
opportunities for growth. In addition to supporting an understanding of the Supply Chain Management
concept, this course will strive to evaluate current trends, growth opportunities, global patterns, and niche
markets, within the area of Logistics.