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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 international trade.

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 competition.

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 in general.

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 trends.

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 change.

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 discussed.

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 shotguns.

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— administrative issues.

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 assessment.

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 safety committee.

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.


BUS510: Global Financial

Management This course addresses the process of corporate financial management and its integration into the international market in Asia, South and Central America, Europe, the Middle East, and North America including the United States. This class will review financial exchange and investment risks and opportunities for limiting loss and enhancing returns.

BUS512: 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.

BUS518: 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.

BUS520: Technology Management in the Global Economy

This course addresses the process of managing technology in the global business environment. Students will learn about voice, video, and data applications and their management to assist with the financial and competitive use of technology for market expansion.

BUS530: Business Strategies in the

Global Economy This course addresses the role of international political and economic issues and the challenges facing trade and foreign business policies in developing nations who seek to attract business investments. The role of labor and access to natural resources and the utilization of IMF funding and foreign investment will be discussed to evaluate the potential business opportunities and the risks associated with global expansion projects. Economic and societal differences within cultures engaging in international commerce shall be analyzed to provide an understanding with respect to the implementation of specific strategic decisions.

BUS531: Global Trade

This course addresses the theory of international trade and the role it plays in economic integration and development through trade policy. This class will review the issues of protectionism and sanctions as part of political agendas. A multinational approach to trade regulations will be presented to students that shall cover regional and country specific issues within Asia, South and Central America, Europe, the Middle East, and North America including the United States.

BUS532: International Business

This class addresses the factors that affect international business and business expansion. Discussion topics include demographic, economic, political, natural resource, technology, and cultural characteristics and the role they play in the advancement of multinational enterprises. Challenging business and legal issues in Asia, South and Central America, Europe, the Middle East, and North America including the United States shall be covered in the content presented to students.

BUS540: Effective Organizations— Theory and Practice

In this course, students gain an understanding of managing operational and strategic issues in public and private organizations facing accelerated social, economic, and technological changes. Students will examine organizational theory, strategic thinking and management, and theories guiding decision making, leadership, organizational culture, and change management.

EDU609: Designing Effective Multimedia Instruction

Effective design and development of multimedia material to promote optional interactivity, performance, and motivation. Evaluation of educational multimedia products, design and development of original software, and examination of research on electronic learning.

EDU611: The Web as an Interactive Educational Tool

Design of instructional delivery via the Internet based on a study of the range of Internet-student/interactions, application of appropriate learning strategies, the potential of recent developments in the design/development of instruction, advanced topics in multimedia design.

EDU612: Distance Learning Technologies and Applications

Rationale for the use of and critical analysis of various types of distance learning technologies. Current transmission options for distance learning. Instructional strategies for teaching using distance technologies.

EDU620: Learning Theories and The Design of E-Learning Environments

Identification of developmental theories in social and cognitive psychology, focusing on the characteristics of development, the nature of learning, the social influence on development and learning, and the foundation provided by these theories for the design of instructional multimedia programs.

EDU621: Principles of Instructional Design

Instructional design theories and models in technology; application of design principles in the evaluation and creation of instructional materials including text; professor-mediated instruction in multimedia.

EDU640: Educational Technology Planning for Innovation and Change

History of creative innovation and its effects on educational culture and thought. Critical examination of current innovative technologies for instruction at all levels, pre-school through professional. Strategies for instructional technology planning.

EDU660: Educational Interface Design

Current developments in cognitive science related to instructional technology. Human brain organization, the influence of environment upon memory and problem solving, how these issues can provide a foundation for progressive educational technology leaders.

EDU670: Computer-Based Technology in the Classroom

General and specific knowledge and skills appropriate for beginning professors. Hardware and software terminology, operation, troubleshooting, record management, e-mail, collaborative tools, copyright, privacy, security, and safety issues. Relevance for K-12 student learning.

EDU689: Emergent Technologies in Education Capstone

Development of a product (teaching project, implementation plan, program evaluation proposal), which is identified in the research course and summarized in a written abstract. Both the project and the abstract are submitted to the Capstone faculty Committee, which specify their formats.

HCA520: Healthcare System

This course aims to discuss the challenges and perspectives of the health systems worldwide. An update on the changes to Medicare coverage, including adding means testing on optional coverage for beneficiaries. A new discussion of the legislation the current administration would like to implement for universal healthcare coverage. A new focus on the quality-of-care debate and pay-for-performance incentives. New requirements for not-for-profit hospitals to report services provided to validate their tax status and an update on managed care and how universal coverage could change payment and delivery.

HCA521: Organization Theory and Behavior in Healthcare

Explores the application of classical and emerging theories in organizational design, behavior, and effectiveness to healthcare organizations. Topics include organizational purpose, design, structure, change, power and politics and the impact of internal and external factors on structure and design.

HCA523: Health Crisis Management

The successful management of emergencies and public health crises depends on adequate measures being implemented at all levels of the emergency chain of action, from policy makers to the general population. It starts with appropriate risk assessment, prevention, and mitigation and continues to prehospital and hospital care, recovery, and evaluation. All levels of action require well-thought-out emergency management plans and routines based on established command and control, identified safety issues, functional communication, well-documented triage and treatment policies, and available logistics. This course aims to discuss the commitment to all parts of emergency and public health crisis management from a multiagency perspective. It aims to discuss lessons learned and emerging risks, introduce new ideas about flexible surge capacity, and show the way it can practice multiagency collaboration.

HCA524: Entrepreneurship in Healthcare Management

Entrepreneurship in the Healthcare sector has received increased attention over the last two decades, both in terms of scholarly research and number of innovative enterprises. Entrepreneurial activities and innovations have emerged from and will continue to be driven by several actors along the healthcare value chain but especially from non-traditional healthcare players. In this course, is presented to the learners several critical issues in healthcare entrepreneurship and innovation, covering a comprehensive set of research topics, bringing together the latest academic research and management practice, with contributions by authors from entrepreneurship, medical sciences, and management, who provide in depth and practical insights into designing and managing entrepreneurship in healthcare.

HCA526: Healthcare Policy Analysis

This course analyzes current U.S. health policy and proposes various alternatives for developing future health policy without pushing a single solution set―rather, it considers the viewpoints of economics, political science, management, communications, technology, and public health.

HCA528: Healthcare Quality Assessment and Improvement

This course prepares students to be advanced beginners in QI: Methods for identifying and closing the quality gap and improving patient safety. Instruction on how find, evaluate, and apply scientific evidence for improving care.

HCA529: Quality Improvement Using Health Informatics

Issues of measuring, managing, and improving the quality of Healthcare using informatics. The impact of health informatics on patients and providers, communication, provider training, medical errors, and other relevant areas are discussed.

HCA531: Strategic Management of Healthcare Organizations

Explores the application of strategic management principles to healthcare organizations. Topics include analyzing the external and internal environments, responding to change, developing mission and goal statements, strategy formulation, evaluation of strategic alternatives, and implementation.

HCA532: Healthcare Management for Executives

This course provides comprehensive and practical coverage of all aspects of operations management specific to the HEALTHCARE industry. It covers everything from hospital finances to project management, patient flows, performance management, process improvement, and supply chain management.

HCA533: Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare

Contemporary legal issues in Healthcare administration. Overview of recent health legislation and regulations. Personal and organizational liability; ethical issues in Healthcare administration. Impact of the market model on Healthcare delivery.

HCA534: Healthcare Management Capstone

Development of a product (teaching project, implementation plan, program evaluation proposal) which is identified in the research course and summarized in a written abstract. Both the project and the abstract are submitted to the Capstone Faculty Committee, which specify their formats.

MAN530: International Business Capstone

Development of a product (teaching project, implementation plan, program evaluation proposal) which is identified in the research course and summarized in a written abstract. Both the project and the abstract are submitted to the Capstone Faculty Committee, which specify their formats.

HRP451: Human Rights and Privacy

In a digitally connected world, the question of how to respect, protect and fulfill human rights has become inevitable. Bringing together real-world academic and technical research, this course provides a fresh look at current debates on digital technologies, framing them in terms of human rights. We explore issues related to the management of key Internet resources, the governance of its architecture, the role of different stakeholders, the legitimacy of rules making and enforcement, the exercise of international public authority over users. Highly interdisciplinary, this course draws on law, political science, and international relations, as well as computer science and technology studies, to engage them all with human rights aspects of the present digitally connected world. This course presents in-depth topics on human rights and security, internet access, surveillance, automation, trade, and freedom of expression

MGT512: Organizational Behavior

This course deals with human behavior in a variety of organizations. Conceptual frameworks, case discussions, and skill-oriented activities are applied to each topic. Topics include communications, motivation, group dynamics, leadership, power, and organizational design and development. Class sessions and assignments are intended to help participants acquire the skills that managers need to improve organizational relationships and performance.

MKT510: Marketing for Executives

The primary objective of this course is to help students develop skills and gain experience in analyzing a business’s situation and then formulating, implementing, and monitoring marketing strategy in a competitive environment. The course will focus specifically on issues such as selecting segments in which to compete, developing meaningful points of differentiation and positioning statements, allocating resources, designing products, setting and managing prices, developing and managing distribution strategies and developing and managing promotion strategies.

REI501: Resilience and Emotional Intelligence

Lead authentically to inspire and motivate others. Support employee’s needs and nurture development. Communicate with purpose, meaning, and vision. Foster ingenuity, imagination, and autonomous thinking. Commitment, collaboration, nurturing talent, developing skills, fostering relationships.

BMO502: Business Modeling

Determine if and when an organization needs a new business model. Identify powerful new opportunities to serve their existing customers in existing markets. Reach entirely new customers and create new markets through disruptive business models and products. Seize opportunities for growth opened up by tectonic shifts in market demand, government policy, and technologies. Make business model innovation a more predictable discipline inside an organization.

IST556: Investment Strategies

Understand How Compound Growth Works. How Investments Work in General. Investment strategies. Asset Classes. Stock Market Investing. Investing in Real Estate. Investing in Bonds. Investing in Business Partnerships. Investing in Private Corporations. Investing in Precious Metals. Investment Vehicles. Investing Plans. Investment Analysis & Strategy. Investment Portfolio Management.

LEZ560: Leading Z Generation

Every aspect of the lives of the Generation Z, including a focus on their career aspirations, religious beliefs and practices, entertainment and hobbies, social concerns, relationships with friends and family, health and wellness, money management, civic engagement, communication styles, political ideologies, technology use, and educational preferences.

SCM570: Supply Chain Management

Manufacturing planning and control, Enterprise resource planning, Demand management, Forecasting, Advanced sales and operations planning, Master production scheduling, Material requirements planning, Advanced MRP, Capacity planning and management, Production activity control, Just-in-time, Distribution requirements planning, Management of supply chain logistics, Order point inventory control methods, Strategy and MPC system design.

ASM503: Advanced Success Mindset

An advanced look at case studies that provide emotional responses to fear, and stress induced by workplace events. In this course, the student is challenged to identify roadblocks created by previous failures or successes and map positive professional outcomes.

BTE580: Blockchain Technologies

The financial revolution with completely new currency and money mechanisms will have drastic effects on the entire society of the future—banking and finance are only partial areas. Therefore, the thread running through this course is far more a heavy, braided rope: namely, what these changes have for social, economic, and political consequences. What happens when suddenly everything, really everything, is organized in block Introductory remarks – for example through “global, decentralized and self-determined management systems” and open applications? All this and the possible driving forces and actors of the coming financial revolution will be presented in this course, which an explicitly understand as a positive outlook.

CAP599: Business Administration – Capstone

Development of a product (teaching project, implementation plan, program evaluation proposal) which is identified in the research course and summarized in a written abstract. Both the project and the abstract are submitted to the Capstone Faculty Committee, which specify their formats.

ACT510: Executive Managerial Accounting

Executive Managerial Accounting focuses on how accounting and financial information is created and used inside an organization to assist an enterprise in implementing its business strategies to achieve its mission. This course also focusses on annual reports, 10-K filings and similar other financial reports that are used primarily outside an enterprise by shareholders and the financial community when making decisions about investing in a company.

ACF511: Advanced Corporate Finance

The course presents to a wide community of Academics and Practitioners a selection of theoretical and applied contributions on topics related to commodities and financial markets. Within a structure based on the three parts, it presents recent state-of-the-art and original works related to the adoption of multi-criteria and dynamic optimization approaches in financial and insurance markets in presence of market stress and growing systemic risk; Decision paradigms, based on behavioral finance or factor-based, or more classical stochastic optimization techniques, applied to portfolio selection problems including new asset classes such as alternative investments; Risk measurement methodologies, including model risk assessment, recently applied to energy spot and future markets.

DAN552: Data Driven Analytics

Target and delight customers with unprecedented accuracy and success, Bring customers closer to the brand and inspire them to engage, purchase, and remain loyal, Capture, organize, and analyze data from every source and activate it across every channel, Create a data-powered marketing strategy that can be customized for any audience, Serve individual consumers with highly personalized interactions, Deliver better customer service for the best customer experience, Improve products and optimize operating systems, Use AI and IoT to predict the future direction of markets.

DST518: Digital Marketing Strategy

Ranging from social media, SEO, content marketing and user experience, to customer loyalty, automation and personalization, this course features cutting edge updates on marketing automation, messaging, and email, online and offline integration, the power of technologies such as AI, plus new data protection and privacy strategies.

CYT583: Technology and Cybersecurity

Understand legal, ethical, and privacy issues, Ensure operational, organizational, and physical security, use of cryptography and public key infrastructures (PKIs), Secure remote access, wireless networks, and virtual private networks (VPNs), Authenticate users and lock down mobile devices, Harden network devices, operating systems, and applications, Prevent network attacks, such as denial of service, spoofing, hijacking, and password guessing, Combat viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and rootkits, Manage e-mail, instant messaging, and web security.

FIN530: Financial Modeling

This course introduces students to theories, ways of measuring data and software to develop business financial modeling in today’s world. The course is a practical guide to modeling, interpreting, and forecasting financial data.

INV540: Applied Innovation

This course introduces an innovative method to design products with the potential to become market and profitable leaders. During the course, students will learn how to design products and how to gain competitive advantages.

EMB550: Entrepreneur Mindset and Behavior

This course introduces students to the four fundamental practices of the world’s greatest entrepreneurs: Sense of Mission, Customer / Product Vision, High-Speed Innovation and Self-Inspired Behavior. In addition, examples of the entrepreneur’s mindset will be discussed and presented, showing real examples from the greatest entrepreneurs in the world.

BPL570: Business Planning

This course is a practical guide for students to learn how to launch or expand a business. The course presents in detail the phases of a business plan with examples, tips for winning investors, methods for winning the competition, among other matters relevant to the topic.

LCD580: Low Code Development

This course introduces students to digital Low Code platforms. With these content and other learning elements, students are expected to be autonomous for the creation of their business internet pages as well as for the creation of their companies’ digital strategy.

BSI590: Business Development Capstone

Writing for the Behavioral and Social Sciences, Manuscript Structure and Content, Writing Clearly and Concisely, the Mechanism of Style, Displaying Results, Crediting Sources, Reference Examples, The Publication Process.

DMA515: Consumer Behavior in a Digital World

The course addresses the changes in consumer behavior with technological innovation, developing fundamental concepts to understand these changes. It portrays issues about social relationships on the internet, millennium consumers and cyberculture. The course also discusses novelties in the purchasing process, the importance of green marketing and sustainability, as well as the most effective paths for marketing in the digital world, with the production of content for future trends.

DMA525: Customer Journey Analytics

This course provides the tools and techniques needed to understand customers, develop solutions, design experiences, rethink processes, and thrive. The course addresses the customer experience and their shopping journey in an integrated manner with business processes.

DMA520: Content Marketing

This course demonstrates the steps to building successful content. Topics are covered such as: direct response, persuasive headlines, how to prepare sales letters and winning models, sales videos.

DMA540: E-Commerce and Digital Business Models

This course presents the scheme or creating business models considering the value chain and understanding customer needs. The course examines different business models, each with its own functionalities.

DMA530: Market Demand and Sales Forecasting

This course discusses the need and advantages of forecasting demand in any type of company, as well as presenting the main methods used for this purpose. Among the topics covered are qualitative methods of demand forecasting, statistical tools and causal methods used in this type of forecasting. The course also deals with the use of time series of sales data and the application of demand forecast to the service and commerce sectors.

DMA535: Business Intelligence & CRM

This course addresses the modern way of relating to customers, evaluating the database and a new thinking in marketing, making it possible to understand market needs and deliver, through targeted actions and technology, the added value necessary for the relationship become long-term.

DMA600: Digital Marketing Capstone

Writing for the Behavioral and Social Sciences, Manuscript Structure and Content, Writing Clearly and Concisely, the Mechanism of Style, Displaying Results, Crediting Sources, Reference Examples, The Publication Process.

HCA522: Hospital Management

This course provides a broad overview of what is needed to run hospitals and other health care facilities effectively and efficiently. All of the skills and tools required to achieve this aim are elucidated in this course, including business engineering and change management, strategic planning and the Balanced Scorecard, project management, integrative innovation management, social and ethical aspects of human resource management, communication and conflict management, staff development and leadership.

EDU680: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

This course aims to integrate the fields of innovation and entrepreneurship, unifying their study and practice. The course analyzes and synthesizes the main theories and research on innovation and entrepreneurship and applies them in broad and contemporary contexts, such as public and private services, technologies and emerging economies, sustainability and development, creation, and capture of value.

EDU681: Digital Media and Audiovisual in Online Teaching

This course aims to demonstrate how educators who engage with today’s students appreciate the impact digital media has on the lives of our younger generations. Learners of today consume, create, and publish multimedia content continuously, using a variety of devices such as cell phones, tablets, and computers. Today’s educators must learn to harness the enthusiasm students have for digital media (content that uses a combination of text, images, audio, animation, and video) into daily lessons to enhance student interest, engagement, motivation, and achievement in classroom environments. This course addresses these vital considerations, thereby empowering teachers, and students to benefit from the application of digital media in their classrooms, both as a compelling assessment tool and as an engaging teaching strategy.

EDU682: Theories and Practices of Active Learning

While Active Learning Classrooms, or ALCs, offer rich new environments for learning, they present many new challenges to faculty because, among other things, they eliminate the room’s central focal point and disrupt the conventional seating plan to which faculty and students have become accustomed. This course addresses how can instructors mitigate the apparent lack of a central focal point in the space, what types of learning activities work well in the ALCs and take advantage of the affordances of the room, how can teachers address familiar classroom-management challenges in these unfamiliar spaces, how they balance group learning with the needs of the larger class and how can instructors evaluate the effectiveness of their teaching in these spaces.

EDU689: Emergent Technologies in Education Capstone

Development of a product (teaching project, implementation plan, program evaluation proposal), which is identified in the research course and summarized in a written abstract. Both the project and the abstract are submitted to the Capstone faculty Committee, which specify their formats.