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EXP202 Standard Course
EXP202 Self Study Assessment
Accounting
ACT300 Principles of Accounting and Analytics
Course Description
Students will demonstrate understanding of accounting standards and practices in preparing, analyzing, and interpreting financial transactions relevant to businesses in today’s world of automation, business intelligence, and data analytics. Primary emphasis is on the financial accounting system for corporations and the procedures for recording, summarizing, reporting, and interpreting results of business activities. This course will cover the development of basic financial accounting statements, ethical considerations, and the application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ACT300S Principles of Accounting and Analytics (SSA)
Course Description


Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
ACT301 Financial Accounting
Course Description
This course is intended for the user of financial information. This course is for non-Accounting majors. The goal of the course is to provide the tools for making more informed business decisions. Included are an analysis of the various financial statements, their use, and limitations in making business decisions. A detailed analysis of the components of the financial statement and their economic impact on wealth creation for the organization is emphasized. (This course is also offered through SSA. Credits earned using this option will appear on transcripts with an “S” suffix.)

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ACT301S Financial Accounting (SSA)
Course Description


Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
ACT305 Managerial Accounting
Course Description
This course provides a thorough understanding of basic accounting principles for managerial purposes. Topics covered include managerial uses of accounting information, including product costing, decision making, differential accounting and responsibility accounting. This is a basic course that aids in building a foundation for financial analysis and decision-making. This course is considered prerequisite and may be waived through transfer of equivalent lower-division coursework or demonstrated workplace knowledge. This course is no longer available.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
ACT305S Managerial Accounting (SSA)
Course Description


Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
ACT325 Principles of Accounting and Decision Analysis
Course Description
This course expands on financial accounting concepts presented in ACT300 Principles of Accounting and Analytics. Using automation, students will take a systematic approach in analyzing financial and nonfinancial data to assist managers and other users of accounting information in the decision-making process of an organization. Concepts presented include managerial accounting concepts of cost flows through a business, cost accounting systems, cost-volume-profit analysis (CVP), product costing, capital budgeting, operational budgets, variance analysis, performance measurement, balanced scorecard, content and preparation of the statement of cash flows, and financial statement analysis. Recommended Prior Course: ACT300. (This course is also offered through SSA. Credits earned using this option will appear on transcripts with an “S” suffix.)

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ACT325S Principles of Accounting and Decision Analysis (SSA)
Course Description


Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
ACT350 Intermediate Accounting I
Course Description
This course provides a comprehensive study of accounting principles and financial statements using automation, business intelligence, data analytics, and other digital technologies in performing measurement and valuation related to the assets and current liabilities on the balance sheet. Students will develop an understanding of the intersection of artificial business intelligence with financial reporting and the codification of accounting standards. Students will use automation in financial statement analysis through the interpretation of data and financial statement disclosures. Students will analyze real-world situations through case studies, research accounting and automation concepts, and apply IFRS standards to GAAP standards. Students will present an assessment of the effect each standard may have on a situation, communicate findings, and facilitate workplace solutions in a team-based environment. Recommended Prior Course: ACT325 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ACT350S Intermediate Accounting I (SSA)
Course Description


Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
ACT360 Intermediate Accounting II
Course Description
This course extends knowledge gained in ACT350 involving measurement and valuation related to the assets and current liabilities on the balance sheet and provides a comprehensive study of accounting principles and financial statements using automation, business intelligence (BI), data analytics, and other digital technologies in performing measurement and valuation related to the liabilities and stockholders’ equity section of the balance sheet. Students will develop an understanding of the conceptual framework of financial reporting, the codification of accounting standards, financial statement analysis including the interpretation of data and financial statement disclosures. Students will analyze real-world cases, research accounting concepts, apply IFRS standards to GAAP standards and present an assessment of the effect that each standard may have on a situation, communicate findings, and facilitate workplace solutions in a team-based environment. Recommended Prior Course: ACT350 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ACT360S Intermediate Accounting II (SSA)
Course Description


Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
ACT400 Corporate Tax
Course Description
This course focuses on understanding the tax issues surrounding corporate, partnership, estate/trust taxation, mergers and dissolutions. This course is no longer available.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
ACT405 Federal Individual Taxation
Course Description
This course covers the federal income tax laws, regulations and tax policy for individual taxpayers. Primary emphasis is on the individual components of personal and business income and the allowable deductions. The taxation of gains and losses on property and capital-asset transactions will be presented. Student will be introduced to the common body of tax laws (CBOTL) and will learn the significance of the CBOTL in tax practice today. Recommended Prior Course: ACT350. This course is considered prerequisite and may be waived through transfer of equivalent lower-division coursework or demonstrated workplace knowledge.  This course is no longer available.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ACT405S Federal Individual Taxation (SSA)
Course Description


Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
ACT406 Business Intelligence in Taxation
Course Description
This course covers the federal income tax laws, regulations, and tax policy for individuals, partnerships, corporations, non-profits, estates, and trusts as it relates to accounting and artificial intelligence (AI). Students will demonstrate mastery by preparing tax returns using the most recent tax preparation software and conduct research covering tax issues such as tax planning, tax reform, and ethical considerations. Recommended Prior Course: ACT350. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ACT410 Government and Non-Profit Accounting
Course Description
This course introduces specialized accounting standards for governmental and not-for-profit entities using artificial intelligence (AI) applications. Students will record transactions using the latest trends in accounting software programs designed for government and nonprofit accounting. Students will develop an understanding of the financial reporting and analysis of state and local governments, governmental operating statement accounts and budgetary accounting, accounting for general capital assets and capital projects. Additional concepts include specialized accounting practices for various types of non-governmental, not-for-profit organizations. Recommended Prior Course: ACT350. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ACT410S Government and Non-Profit Accounting (SSA)
Course Description


Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
ACT415 Business Taxation
Course Description
This course examines the tax issues involved with corporate, flow-through and exempt business entities. Issues related to the development of tax returns for each business entity type are emphasized. The course also covers tax issues related to the gift, estate, and trust wealth transfer vehicles. Recommended Prior Course: ACT350 and ACT405. This course is no longer available.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ACT415S Business Taxation (SSA)
Course Description


Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
ACT420 International Accounting
Course Description
This course is a study of the accounting issues that affect the global economy. Topics include history of international accounting and various international accounting models. This course is no longer available.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
ACT425 Information Systems for Accounting
Course Description
This course provides a hands-on approach using information systems in accounting. Students will apply automation using artificial intelligence (AI), predictive analytics, and other digital technologies in performing business functions, communicate findings, and facilitate workplace solutions in an accounting information system. Recommended Prior Course: ACT350. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ACT425S Information Systems for Accounting (SSA)
Course Description


Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
ACT450 Auditing
Course Description
This course offers a study of systematic process of external financial statements and management assertion verification and reporting. Students will examine internal and external auditing processes through the application of artificial intelligence (AI). Students will develop an understanding of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), IFRS implications, internal controls, risk assessments, and professional ethics and legal liability. Based on current trends in the auditing profession, students will use software programs used extensively in the auditing profession to analyze data. Students will complete a simulation involving an independent audit of a company to include statistical sampling involving current AI technology. Recommended Prior Course: ACT350. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ACT450S Auditing (SSA)
Course Description


Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
ACT460 Cost Analysis and Automation
Course Description
This course incorporates advanced topics in managerial accounting using automation and business intelligence (BI). Topics include decision-making, budgeting, performance evaluation, costing methods, activity-based costing (ABC), profit analysis, forecasting, and variance analysis. Students will use case analysis and simulations of real-world situations involving current business intelligence (BI) technology to identify solutions for managerial decision-making. Recommended Prior Course: ACT325. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ACT460S Cost Accounting (SSA)
Course Description


Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
ACT465 Forensic Accounting and Business Valuation with Artificial Intelligence
Course Description
This course introduces the fundamentals of forensic accounting and business valuation in the world of artificial intelligence. Students will develop an understanding of fraud examination, fraud investigation, litigation support services, and business valuation approaches and methods. Students will examine the role of artificial intelligence in fraud detection, business valuation, and learn how to apply techniques used to collect and analyze data and communicate findings through business valuation reporting. Prerequisite: ACT460.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 No
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 No
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
ACT470 Advanced Accounting
Course Description
This course focuses on the use of business intelligence (BI) in accounting practices and procedures involved with special accounting and reporting situations for corporations and partnerships. Students will develop skills in analyzing business combinations, financial statements consolidations, accounting and analysis of international transactions, measurement and translation of financial statements of foreign subsidiaries, foreign currency accounting, and hedging; accounting for partnerships; and corporations in financial difficulties. Recommended Prior Course: ACT360.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ACT470S Advanced Accounting (SSA)
Course Description


Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
ACT480 Capstone: Accounting Research and Analysis
Course Description
In this capstone course, students will complete Capstone Assignments to demonstrate and apply learning accumulated throughout the Bachelor of Science in Accounting program. Students will apply leadership, critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and creativity to real-world situations in the era of artificial intelligence. Prerequisite: All core and specialization courses.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ACT495 Accounting Practicum
Course Description
This course is designed for students to participate on the staff of an accounting firm or in the accounting function of a business or non-business organization as an opportunity to demonstrate application of skills learned in the Bachelor of Science in Accounting program under the supervision of both faculty and accounting personnel. Assignments are designed to combine theory and professional practice and include weekly journals; a mid-term conference with the instructor, faculty internship coordinator, and on-site supervisor; and a final report. Prerequisite 3 Core Courses. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
ACT500 Managerial Accounting
Course Description
Understand and apply accounting information for effective financial decision making in the strategic planning process.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 No
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 No
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ACT505 Advanced Theory and Practice
Course Description
This course will explore advanced topics related to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) including professional pronouncements and reporting regulations. Students will learn how to apply GAAP to business combinations, consolidated financial statements, and current issues in international accounting. Prerequisite: ACT500, FIN500, or equivalent coursework. This course is no longer available.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
ACT506 Advanced Accounting II
Course Description
This course advances a student's knowledge of the principles of accounting. Students will gain a complex understanding of partnerships, mergers, acquisitions, and consolidations. Students will explore foreign currency concepts and reporting, derivatives and hedging accounting, and segment and interim financial reporting. Prerequisite: ACT470 or prior knowledge of consolidations process

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ACT510 Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination
Course Description
This course explores various types and methods of financial fraud to provide students with ways to prevent and deter fraudulent occurrences in a financial environment. Topics include identifying the warning signs of fraud; fraud prevention, deterrence, and detection; fraud investigation methods; and litigation processes including fraud loss recovery, expert witness testimony, and resolution.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ACT520 International Accounting
Course Description
This course provides a thorough survey of international accounting practices and principles. Students learn the differences in accounting thoughts, practices, and principles among accounting standards such as the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and the U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP). Other topics in the course include foreign currency translation, national and international financial statements, international transfer pricing, international taxation issues, ethical implications associated with accounting standards and reporting systems, and strategic accounting problems and issues for multinational corporations.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ACT550 Advanced Income Taxation
Course Description
This course is an in-depth study of pass-through entities, estates, and gift taxation. Students will learn how partnerships, S corporations, and limited liability companies are taxed. Basic estate planning will be discussed, as well as federal estate, trust, and gift taxation.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ACT551 Advanced Tax Policy and Research
Course Description
The course focuses on utilization of tax research tools and development of an understanding of tax policy issues as they arise in economic and social policy as well as professional accounting settings. Using cases and other materials, students will learn concepts such as the hierarchy of tax authorities, tax research methodologies, tax policies and laws, recent trends in taxation, as well as develop effective accounting presentation and communication skills. Recommended Prior Course: ACT406 or equivalent and ACT550.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 No
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 No
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ACT555 Advanced Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting
Course Description
This course explores the theories and application of authoritative guidance, rules, and regulations as they apply to governmental and not-for-profit entities. The course emphasizes the similarities and differences in the methods and procedures of government, for-profit, and not-forprofit entities. Topics include governmental accounting, accounting records in government, fund allocation, government-wide reporting, not-for-profit accounting, non-governmental not-for-profit accounting, and governmental performance measures.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ACT557 Advanced Fraud Investigations and Forensic Accounting
Course Description
This course teaches students about types of fraud, documents, sources of evidence, and analysis of internal and external fraud schemes. Emphasis is on the skills needed to identify and investigate fraud as well as the typology and investigative processes associated with an array of white-collar crimes. Students learn tools and techniques for investigating criminal cases including search warrants, civic injunctions, and forfeiture.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 No
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ACT558 Fraud and Forensic Accounting Data Analysis
Course Description
This course focuses on computer-assisted analytical techniques for fraud detection and investigation. An emphasis is placed on data solutions and the application of analytical techniques for preventive, detective, and corrective controls.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 No
Winter B 2021 No
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 No
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 No
Fall C 2022 No
ACT560 Accounting Ethics
Course Description
This course examines current ethical and professional standards required of accountants and Certified Public Accountants. It includes theories used to predict human behavior and applies these theories to the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and other codes of accounting practice. Students will learn ethical reasoning, objectivity, independence, integrity, and professionalism and how these elements apply to real-world situations. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ACT570 Advanced Cost Accounting
Course Description
This course assists students in their ability to use cost and financial data in the planning, management, and controlling functions of an organization. Emphasis is on the budget process, utilization of internal and external data for control and performance analysis, and the allocation of resources to achieve corporate objectives.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ACT575 Advanced Auditing and Assurance Services
Course Description
This course focuses on the auditing practice performed by public accountants. Students learn the role of the CPA and auditor and the process for how audits are performed. Topics include planning for the audit, audit reporting and required communications, evaluation of internal controls, audit programs for current assets and liabilities, and audit programs for other business cycles.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ACT576 Internal Auditing
Course Description
This course is an in-depth focus on auditing of an economic entity by reviewing, testing, and evaluating the entity’s operations, risk management, governance, and controls. The course will explore the basics of internal auditing such as the mandatory guidance from the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF), internal controls, risk concepts, and tools and techniques for conducting internal audit engagements. This course will also explore strategic and operational roles of managing internal audit function which include planning, supervision, communicating results and continuous monitoring; elements of internal audit knowledge such as governance and business ethics; risk management; and organizational structure. A strong emphasis is placed on information technology and the global business environment.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 No
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 No
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
ACT577 Advanced Information System Audit
Course Description
This course is a survey of control and auditing techniques employed in computer-based accounting systems. It focuses on the Information Technology (IT) audit for public accountants. The course emphasizes on accounting information systems and standard business process cycles. Students learn about IT asset protection and security audit procedures. Topics include audit of Cloud Systems, asset protection, security protocols of administrators, as well as users and systems operators. Integrated into the course will be the use of tools such as a flowcharting tool - LucidChart, a computer assisted audit tool-IDEA, and a data visualization tool –Tableau.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 No
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 No
Winter B 2021 No
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 No
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 No
Fall C 2022 Yes
ACT580 Capstone: Accounting
Course Description
This Capstone course focuses on applying and synthesizing accounting concepts related to financial accounting, applications, and financial statements presentations. In this culmination of the student's learning throughout the Master of Professional Accounting program, students apply accounting research tools to current accounting issues, provide an overview of an accounting program, and demonstrate their ability to make sound financial decisions. Prerequisite: All major courses. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ACT595 Accounting Internship
Course Description
This course is designed for students as an opportunity to demonstrate program outcomes learned in the Master of Accounting program under the supervision of both faculty and organizational personnel. Assignments are designed to combine theory and professional practice and include weekly journals, a mid-term conference with the instructor, faculty internship coordinator, and on-site supervisor, as well as a final report reviewing the internship experience. This course may not be available in all states, see the State Specific Authorization Policy under Admissions Policies. Prerequisite: 3 Core Courses. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
Biology
BIO121 Environmental Conservation
Course Description
Environmental Conservation explores concepts in ecology and conservation biology. In this class, you will be provided with an introduction to ecosystems and the importance of biodiversity. You will research different threats that the environment is facing, with a focus on the role of humans in creating and preventing those threats. Your personal impacts on the environment and ways to reduce those impacts will also be explored. This is an approved Colorado gtPathways course. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit. (This course is also offered through SSA. Credits earned using this option will appear on transcripts with an "S" suffix.)

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
BIO121L Environmental Conservation Lab
Course Description
Environmental Conservation Laboratory fulfills a general education natural science lab requirement and serves as an optional lab to accompany BIO121 Lecture. You will be provided with a practical introduction to the scientific method and its application to questions about the natural world. You will study the basic principles of ecology and discuss current issues relating to the use of natural resources and environmental problems. This course fulfills a general education Natural and Physical Science laboratory requirement. This is an approved Colorado gtPathways course. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 1

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
BIO121S Environmental Conservation (SSA)
Course Description


Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
BIO200 Human Anatomy and Physiology with Lab
Course Description
BIO200 is the first of a two-course sequence. It pertains to a systematic review of the structure and functioning of the cells, tissues and organs of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular and nervous systems of the human body. At the conclusion of the course, the student will demonstrate a basic knowledge of the structure and function of the human body, interrelationships in systems and regulation of physiological functions involved in maintaining homeostasis in the body. This course fulfills a General Education Natural and Physical Science requirement. This course fulfills an anatomy and physiology for nursing requirement. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 4

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 No
Fall C 2022 No
BIO201 Public Health and the Environment
Course Description
Public Health and the Environment draws content and concepts from the biological sciences and public health administration. You will examine the environmental issues related to active living, food security, housing and health, and social justice. You will also research the relationship between economic, physical, and social environments. In this course, you will develop skills that allow you to study characteristics of the environment that may influence public health. You will apply these lessons to the study of public health research, focusing on current and future problems in a public health proposal. This course fulfills a general education Natural and Physical Science lecture requirement. This is an approved Colorado gtPathways course. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
BIO202 Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab
Course Description
BIO202 is the second of a two-course sequence which covers the endocrine, cardiovascular, circulatory, lymphatic, immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. At the conclusion of this course, the student will demonstrate a basic knowledge of the structure and the function all body systems, as well as an understanding of the role of homeostasis in maintaining an environment compatible with life. This course fulfills a General Education Natural and Physical Science requirement. This course fulfills an anatomy and physiology for nursing requirement. This is an approved Colorado gtPathways course. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 4

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 No
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 No
Winter B 2021 No
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 No
Spring B 2022 No
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
BIO204 Introduction to Microbiology with Lab
Course Description
Students will be introduced to the core concepts of microbiology in this course, including microbial identification, physiology, genetics, and ecology. The interactions between microbes and humans are emphasized by discussion of infectious diseases, immunology, epidemiology, and biotechnology. You will learn the fundamentals of microbiology lab techniques by conducting virtual experiments. This course fulfills a general education Physical and Natural Science lecture and laboratory requirement. This course fulfills the microbiology-for-nursing requirement. This course is an approved gtPathways course. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 4

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 No
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
BIO216 Human Pathophysiology
Course Description
Focuses on the alterations in physiological, cellular, and biochemical processes, the associated homeostatic responses, and the manifestations of disease. Prior knowledge of cellular biology, anatomy, and physiology is essential for the study of pathophysiology. This course fulfills the human pathophysiology for nursing requirement. This course is a General Education Natural and Physical Science elective. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit. Prerequisites: BIO200 and BIO202.

Credit Hours: 4

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 No
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 No
Winter B 2021 No
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 No
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 No
Fall C 2022 Yes
Business
BUS499 Experiential Learning Abroad
Course Description
This elective course is designed to provide direct international business and cultural experience including an international travel component. Course content prepares students to apply and grow their program-specific knowledge within an international business decision-making context. International business models are assessed for how to effectively compete within an international environment. An added focus is placed on developing a career plan outline that incorporates international business preparedness. An interdisciplinary approach encourages improved sensitivity to diverse learning opportunities. The course includes international travel requiring student passports and additional expenditures to cover travel costs. This course was available only in the 2019-2020 Fall-C term.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 No
Fall B 2021 No
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 No
Winter B 2021 No
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 No
Spring B 2022 No
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
BUS500 Foundations of Business
Course Description
This course provides a foundational survey of business topics including marketing, finance, accounting, management, law, economics, ethics, information systems, quantitative methods, and policy within domestic and global perspectives. The broad focus of the course provides students without a business undergraduate degree with foundational background information in business terminology and concepts that support entry-level knowledge for graduate level study. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
BUS599 Experiential Learning Abroad
Course Description
This elective course is designed to provide direct international business and cultural experience including an international travel component. Course content prepares students to apply and grow their program-specific knowledge within an international business decision-making context. International business models are assessed for how to effectively compete within an international environment. An added focus is placed on developing a career plan outline that incorporates international business preparedness. An interdisciplinary approach encourages improved sensitivity to diverse learning opportunities. The course includes international travel requiring student passports and additional expenditures to cover travel costs. This course was available only in the 2019-2020 Fall-C term.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 No
Fall B 2021 No
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 No
Winter B 2021 No
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 No
Spring B 2022 No
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
Chemistry
CHE101 Introduction to Chemistry
Course Description
In Introduction to Chemistry, you will cover a broad range of topics from chemistry in our lives to matter, energy, atoms and elements, nuclear chemistry, compounds, reactions, and solution chemistry. You will apply this theoretical knowledge in applied laboratory experiences. This course fulfills a chemistry for nursing requirement. This course fulfills a general education Natural and Physical Science lecture and laboratory requirement. This is an approved Colorado gtPathways course. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 4

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
Communications
COM200 Effective Oral Communication
Course Description
During this course, students will develop the skills necessary to speak confidently inside and outside the classroom. Close attention to speaking purpose, managing speech anxiety, audience analysis, research, organization, visual aids, delivery, audience participation and self-reflection will help students develop the skills needed to present information clearly and confidently to others in class as well as in work settings. Topics covered also include effective listening skills, providing peer feedback, and speech analysis. Course is only open to US Air Force GEM Students.Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 No
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 No
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 No
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
COM300 Effective Communication: Research and Writing
Course Description
Identify and examine formats, principles, and research tools necessary for effective written communication. A practical approach for leaders in managing the diversity and dynamics of communication needs to achieve desired results. This course fulfills a general education communication requirement. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
COM300S Effective Communication: Research and Writing (SSA)
Course Description
Identify and examine formats, principles, and research tools necessary for effective written communication. A practical approach for leaders in managing the diversity and dynamics of communication needs to achieve desired results. This course fulfills a general education communication requirement.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
COM302 Principles of Public Relations
Course Description
This course provides an overview of the public relations profession from its historic beginnings to its contemporary role in society. The course also provides a foundation for the public relations sequence by exploring its definitions, history, ethics, principles, strategic planning, and career possibilities.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
COM303 Professional Communications
Course Description
Students will learn public speaking and writing skills for use in the business world. Combining communication theory and skills, students will be able to strategically manage their own communication strategies for success in employment and career building. The course has three components: public speaking, managerial writing, and career growth. Students will master verbal strategies such as elevator pitches; traditional correspondence; electronic and social media writing; and career growth communication, including employment-seeking writing, portfolio building. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 No
Winter B 2021 No
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 No
Fall C 2022 Yes
COM303S Professional Communications (SSA)
Course Description
Students will learn public speaking and writing skills for use in the business world. Combining communication theory and skills, students will be able to strategically manage their own communication strategies for success in employment and career building. The course has three components: public speaking, managerial writing, and career growth. Students will master verbal strategies such as elevator pitches; traditional correspondence; electronic and social media writing; and career growth communication, including employment-seeking writing, portfolio building.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
COM310 Interpersonal Communication
Course Description
Students analyze their communication choices strategically. Students improve their presentation, writing, and verbal and nonverbal communication skills, honing abilities to use them in the workplace. By learning guidelines for best practices in workplace communications, students strengthen their leadership abilities and increase their personal effectiveness as communicators. This course is a replacement course for COM306 – Interpersonal Communication in the Workplace as of the 19-20 Fall Trimester. Students cannot receive credit for both of these courses. (This course is also offered through SSA. Credits earned using this option will appear on transcripts with an "S" suffix.)

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 No
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 No
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 No
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
COM310S Interpersonal Communication (SSA)
Course Description
Students analyze their communication choices strategically. Students improve their presentation, writing, and verbal and nonverbal communication skills, honing abilities to use them in the workplace. By learning guidelines for best practices in workplace communications, students strengthen their leadership abilities and increase their personal effectiveness as communicators.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
COM312 Public Relations Techniques
Course Description
This course introduces the basic principles associated with writing in a variety of styles and to multiple publics. Students learn how to construct specialized written documents such as backgrounders, biographies, pitch letters, and news releases. Students will also learn the features of effective design and what design options exist. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
COM315 Intercultural Communication
Course Description
This course explores issues related to intercultural communication, including various theoretical and practical aspects of how culture influences communication. We will consider the important roles of context (social, cultural, and historical) in intercultural interactions. By applying and considering various approaches to the study of intercultural communication, we will also come to appreciate the complexity and dialectical tensions involved in intercultural interactions. The course will also apply intercultural communication theories to practical situations (organizations, relationships, business, etc.). This learning process should enhance self-reflection, flexibility, and sensitivity in intercultural communication. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 No
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
COM315S Intercultural Communication (SSA)
Course Description
This course explores issues related to intercultural communication, including various theoretical and practical aspects of how culture influences communication. We will consider the important roles of context (social, cultural, and historical) in intercultural interactions. By applying and considering various approaches to the study of intercultural communication, we will also come to appreciate the complexity and dialectical tensions involved in intercultural interactions. The course will also apply intercultural communication theories to practical situations (organizations, relationships, business, etc.). This learning process should enhance self-reflection, flexibility, and sensitivity in intercultural communication.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
COM321 Campaign and Event Planning
Course Description
This course introduces the systematic process of researching, planning, conducting, and evaluating the major elements of both campaigns and events. The course focuses on establishing campaign and event goals, objectives, strategies, and tactics. Students will also analyze public relations campaigns locally, nationally, and internationally. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
COM322 Persuasive Campaigns
Course Description
In this class, students will learn about current-day work in persuasion and advocacy across health communication, corporate communication, human resources, advertising, public relations, interactive media, and media studies. To understand the relationships between theory, research, and practice, students will develop a campaign proposal that is grounded in both academic and original research. Students work collaboratively to create the proposal, which will be a professional document for a portfolio or can be developed as an applied project in advocacy within a field. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 No
Fall B 2021 No
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 No
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 No
Spring B 2022 No
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 No
Fall C 2022 Yes
COM322S Persuasive Campaigns (SSA)
Course Description
In this class, students will learn about current-day work in persuasion and advocacy across health communication, corporate communication, human resources, advertising, public relations, interactive media, and media studies. To understand the relationships between theory, research, and practice, students will develop a campaign proposal that is grounded in both academic and original research. Students work collaboratively to create the proposal, which will be a professional document for a portfolio or can be developed as an applied project in advocacy within a field.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
COM325 Mass Communication and Society
Course Description
Mass Communication and Society provides a critical examination of the influence and power of media upon culture and society. Mass communication institutions and their products affect how we perceive reality, influence our priorities, shape our identities, and frame our views of the world around us. Alternately the media are both shaped by our society and culture and tools in the hands of the audiences that use them. As of 19-20 Fall Trimester, this course is available only to declared BSCOM majors.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 No
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 No
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 No
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 No
Fall C 2022 No
COM335 Foundations of Strategic Communication
Course Description
In this class, students will learn about current-day work in persuasion and advocacy across health communication, corporate communication, human resources, advertising, public relations, interactive media, and media studies. To understand the relationships between theory, research, and practice, students will develop a campaign proposal that is grounded in both academic and original research. Students work collaboratively to create the proposal, which will be a professional document for a portfolio or can be developed as an applied project in advocacy within a field. As of 19-20 Fall Trimester, this course is available only to declared BSCOM majors and Strategic Communication specializations.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 No
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 No
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 No
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
COM340 Social Media and Public Relations
Course Description
This course examines the strategic use of social media for public communication. The course applies classic and contemporary theory to new media and technologies. Students will understand the practical knowledge and insights required to establish objectives and strategies, properly select social media platforms to engage publics, and monitor and measure the results of these efforts. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
COM345 Digital Communications Content Strategy
Course Description
Students in this course gain an understanding of how content permeates an organization and how, in global organizations and communication scenarios, digital content must scale across borders, cultures, and teams. Students gain experience as authors of content, by working with WordPress as a content management system, as well as gain familiarity with content management software and learn how such applications integrate into a work platform.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
COM345S Digital Communications Content Strategy (SSA)
Course Description
Students in this course gain an understanding of how content permeates an organization and how, in global organizations and communication scenarios, digital content must scale across borders, cultures, and teams. Students gain experience as authors of content, by working with WordPress as a content management system, as well as gain familiarity with content management software and learn how such applications integrate into a work platform.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
COM360 International Public Relations
Course Description
This course introduces students to the global perspective of public relations. The course focuses on the application of principles, models, and theories associated with international public relations. As public relations practices have changed, so has our need to explore these realms outside our borders. The course focuses on culture, identity, global regulations, communications, and ethical practices in a globalized world. Students will evaluate the moral and ethical implications of international public relations practices. Finally, future professionals will appreciate the opportunities that can be gained in this field despite the complex nature of PR practices across the globe. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 No
Fall B 2021 No
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 No
Winter B 2021 No
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 No
Spring B 2022 No
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
COM400 Strategic Communication
Course Description
In this course, students learn crucial theory and practical skills needed to manage issues and crises in a modern global environment. Students will learn about issues management as a process for facilitating communication leadership in organizations in order to mitigate internal and external threats to their organizations. Likewise, they will develop knowledge for matching response strategies to different situations, crises, and stakeholders. Topics covered will include stakeholder relationship management, issues management, crisis leadership, social responsibility, and crisis response strategies. As of 19-20 Fall Trimester, this course is available only to declared BSCOM majors and Strategic Communication specializations. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
COM410 Crisis Communication and Issues Management
Course Description
This course introduces students to the heart of strategic communication: organizational reputation and relationship management. Students will apply and expand theory to practice by learning how to make, justify, and assess the impact of organizational decisions on internal and external relationships, corporate image, reputation, ethics, and trust. Recommended Prior Course: COM322. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 No
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 No
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 No
Spring B 2022 No
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 No
Fall C 2022 Yes
COM410S Crisis Communication and Issues Management (SSA)
Course Description
This course introduces students to the heart of strategic communication: organizational reputation and relationship management. Students will apply and expand theory to practice by learning how to make, justify, and assess the impact of organizational decisions on internal and external relationships, corporate image, reputation, ethics, and trust. Recommended Prior Course: COM322.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
COM412 Introduction to Healthcare Communication
Course Description
In this course, students will learn about the interdisciplinary area of Health Communication. Students will be able to discuss Healthcare Communication from research-based, practical, and theoretical approaches. Students will analyze the different areas of Healthcare Communication, which include healthcare delivery and promotion. Students will develop messages for healthcare campaigns. Students will discriminate among effective communication practices within a healthcare setting.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 No
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 No
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 No
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
COM420 Strategic Communication of Data Analysis
Course Description
This course teaches the important skills of distinguishing types of data and communicating scientific and mathematical information in presentations by visualizing data. Students will learn ways to systematically collect, analyze, and interpret data, then translate technical, data-driven information to a lay audience. Students will examine how data analytics contributes to the formulation of policy decisions and the subsequent communication to stakeholders. Students will recognize how analytics applies to return on investment (ROI) within any career or field. Students prepare presentations using narrative strategies to create compelling, interesting talks based on data.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
COM425 Communication Conflict and Persuasion
Course Description
This course examines communication and conflict in intrapersonal, interpersonal, intercultural, and organizational contexts. Topics covered include conflict styles and strategies for conflict resolution, including collaboration, mediation, and negotiation. The course also considers the role of persuasion in the management of conflict, particularly its role in successful negotiation. Major theories of conflict resolution and persuasion are also addressed. Recommended Prior Courses: COM310 and COM315. As of 19-20 Fall Trimester, this course is available only to declared BSCOM majors and Strategic Communication specializations.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
COM455 Technical Communication
Course Description
This course emphasizes the strategies and formats required for effective written communication in professional and technical fields. The course requires students develop clear, concise writing strategies in various formats (including manuals, proposals, statements, and white papers) geared to appropriate audiences, as well as the use of graphics and technology to effectively communicate technical information. Recommended Prior Course: COM300.  Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit. As of 19-20 Fall Trimester, this course is available only to declared BSCOM majors and Strategic Communication specializations.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
COM480 Capstone: Applied Communication Strategies
Course Description
In this capstone course, students will engage in discussions and complete assignments that address the program outcomes for the Bachelor of Science in Communication. Students will demonstrate what was learned throughout the communication studies program by applying leadership, critical-thinking, problem solving and creativity skills to real-world situations, leading to concrete career opportunities. The course will include using the resources available in the CSU Global Career Center, culminating in developing a career plan and resume. Prerequisite: All core and specialization courses. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit. As of 19-20 Fall Trimester, this course is available only to declared BSCOM majors.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 No
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 No
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 No
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
COM495 Communications Practicum
Course Description
This course is designed for students as an opportunity to demonstrate program outcomes learned in the B.S. in Communication under the supervision of both faculty and organizational personnel. Assignments are designed to combine theory and professional practice and include weekly journals, a mid-term conference with the instructor, faculty practicum coordinator, and on-site supervisor, as well as a final report reviewing the practicum experience. This course may not be available in all states, see the State Specific Authorization Policy under Admissions Policies. Prerequisite: COM304. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit. As of 19-20 Fall Trimester, this course is available only to declared BSCOM majors.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
Computer Science
CSC200 Computer Science Fundamentals
Course Description
An introduction to computer science fundamentals, which includes: the ability to identify problem‐solving methods; algorithm analysis and strategy; exploration of computer systems functional components; exploration of the interrelationships between varying computer science concepts; and an overview of information management and information assurance and security. Students get the foundational knowledge of computer science concepts that will be utilized throughout the course of study. Prerequisite: MTH201. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CSC205 Logic and Design
Course Description
This course provides students with a broad view of principles and theories of computer programming. This course also provides students an introduction to information management methods and techniques used to solve fundamental computer programming problems. In addition, students learn the relationship between operating system drivers and programming concepts. Students develop an understanding of software engineering methods, processes and techniques used to build software systems using fundamental software development methods and tools. Prerequisite: CSC200.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CSC210 Introduction to Algorithms
Course Description
This course is a comprehensive introduction to computer algorithms focusing on the analysis of various algorithms for overall efficiency. Students will develop an understanding of the use of algorithms in studying the inter-relation of the functional components, characteristics and performance of computer systems. Additionally, students will develop and understanding of the importance of ways to solve a business problem using algorithm design and development. Prerequisite: CSC205.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CSC300 Operating Systems and Architecture
Course Description
This course provides an overview of operating systems and system architecture. Primary emphasis is on I/O systems, file systems, storage, loading, security and memory allocation. Multiple operating systems will be explored and applied throughout the course. Students will be able to contrast kernel mode and user mode as they relate to designing and implementing operating systems. Prerequisite: CSC200.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CSC320 Programming I
Course Description
This course provides students with the skills needed to become a Java object-oriented programmer. Students will learn to program applications using discrete structures and developing programs that access and update stored information from local databases and servers. Students will also learn the underlying features and use of programming language translation and static program analysis including run-time components such as memory management in different operating system environments. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CSC372 Programming II
Course Description
This course provides students with the skills needed to become a Java object-oriented programmer. Students will learn to program applications using discrete structures and developing programs that access and update stored information from local databases and servers. Students will also learn the underlying features and use of programming language translation and static program analysis including run-time components such as memory management in different operating system environments. Prerequisite: CSC320. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CSC400 Data Structures and Algorithms
Course Description
This course provides an overview of data structures including arrays, lists, trees, graphs, hashes, and files. Students will apply techniques to analyze algorithms and to compare data structures. Required Prerequisite: CSC372

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CSC405 Graphics and Visualization
Course Description
This course provides an overview of foundational computer graphics and visualizations topics. Students will develop an understanding of rendering, foundational modeling, geometric modeling and computer animation in constructing simple organic forms. Primary emphasis will be on using appropriate modeling approaches with respect to space, time complexity and quality of images through the construction of computer graphics/visualizations. This course is not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA). Recommended Prerequisite: CSC372 and MTH201.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
CSC407 Advanced Neural Networks
Course Description
This course introduces theories associated with neural networks and neural network models. Students will apply basic principles and methodologies associated with network processing, learning algorithms, and applications. Students will analyze propagation, feedforward networks, perceptrons, and self-organizing networks. Prerequisite Course: CSC410.
Prerequisite: CSC410
Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
CSC410 Artificial Intelligence
Course Description
This course introduces the basic concepts associated with Artificial Intelligence (AI) including heuristic search procedures associated with general graphs. Students will develop an understanding of knowledge representation and techniques associated with AI reasoning with uncertainty with the goal of solving current-day complex problems within an organization. Emphasis will be on applying propositional logic, Bayesian probability analysis, and machine learning concepts to solve computationally-intensive problem. This course is not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA).  Recommended Prerequisite: None.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CSC415 Computer Vision
Course Description
This course provides an introduction to concepts involved in the application of computer vision theory. In this course, students will gain an understanding of the use of cameras and projection models for completing image processing. Students will be introduced to various techniques, including filtering, edge detection, segmentation, and clustering.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
CSC425 Principles of Machine Learning
Course Description
This course provides an introduction to concepts associated with machine learning and pattern recognition theory. Students will be introduced to topics associated with supervised learning, unsupervised learning, learning theory, reinforcement learning and adaptive control. Students will gain an understanding of machine learning in regards to applications in speech recognition, data processing, data mining, and robotic control. Prerequisite Course: CSC410 Artificial Intelligence.
Prerequisite: CSC410
Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
CSC430 Principles of Robotic Theory
Course Description
This course provides an introduction to the theories associated with robotic systems in computing. Students will gain an understanding of basic principles and methodologies associated with robotics and robot control systems. Students will student robot mechanics, intelligent controls, and dynamics. Prerequisite Course: CSC410. 
Prerequisite: CSC410
Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
CSC435 Fundamentals of Information Retrieval and Web Searching
Course Description
The course provides an introduction to the processes and principles of information retrieval and web searching. Students will explore problems in natural language processing that apply to web searching and other information retrieval systems. The course will focus on understanding efficient text indexing, document clustering and classification, and machine-learning based ranking. Prerequisite Course: CSC410.
Prerequisite: CSC410
Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
CSC435 Fundamentals of Information Retrieval and Web Searching
Course Description
The course provides an introduction to the processes and principles of information retrieval and web searching. Students will explore problems in natural language processing that apply to web searching and other information retrieval systems. The course will focus on understanding efficient text indexing, document clustering and classification, and machine-learning based ranking.
Prerequisite: CSC410
Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
CSC450 Programming III
Course Description
This course places a heavy emphasis on students' ability to develop secure and functional computer programs using either Java or C++ programming languages. Students will use programming knowledge to complete programming projects based on real-world scenarios that reflect problems in most organizations. Additionally, students will check the security posture of the code by performing checks during development that will be documented and mitigated. Students will be covering topics and concepts such as ensuring security and functionality of computer programs. Required Prerequisite CSC372. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CSC460 Advanced Applications of Information Retrieval and Web Searching
Course Description
The course provides introduces advanced techniques associated with the retrieval of information and searching of documents. Students will explore problems in natural language processing related to the retrieval of information using advanced computing constructs and search system algorithms. The course will focus on the application of efficient scoring, ranking, information retrieval evaluation, and efficient information retrieval models. Prerequisite Course: CSC435.
Prerequisite: CSC435
Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
CSC470 Software Engineering
Course Description
This course teaches students software assurance best practices and methodologies to protect and defend information and information systems. Students will also learn software integration and testing techniques including black and white box, regression, and unit testing as well as inspection and debugging software in order to maximize value in a business environment. Students will also be exposed to the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) which includes requirements analysis; logic design (UML); physical design, and system maintenance. This course is not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA). Prerequisite: CSC450

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CSC475 Platform Based Development
Course Description
In this course, students demonstrate a firm understanding of development concepts in multiple environments by designing simple web and mobile applications. Students will analyze specific programming requirements for multiple platforms including: web platforms, mobile platforms, industrial platforms, game platforms, and tactical platforms. Prerequisite: CSC450. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CSC480 Capstone: Computer Science
Course Description
This capstone course requires students to apply programming concepts to develop functional and practical programs to address complex problems similar to those that organizations face in the workplace today. The project will include implementation of a software solution designed from an algorithm that follows a project plan and requirements specification that incorporates correct data types; data structures and debugging and testing strategies. Students will use their choice of development platforms (ex. Java or C++) and the integration of external data from a local or server-based data storage system. Prerequisite: Final course in program. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 No
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CSC500 Principles of Programming
Course Description
This graduate course provides a detailed overview of fundamental programming, design and testing concepts. Students are introduced to programming constructs and learn how to plan and create basic programming applications. Students will develop applications using common programming structures, which include: conditional statements, switches, loops, iteration control structures, and arrays. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CSC501 Management for the Computer Science Professional
Course Description
In this course, students will be prepared to analyze organizational issues surrounding programming, network and software development, and propose the necessary solutions to address business needs. Students gain a detailed understanding of how to manage, oversee, plan and maintain technical personnel and resources. Students will also learn how to effectively relay technical information to all stakeholders in an organization. Topics include management principles for programmers and development specialists, technical communications, organizational leadership, risk management, project management, and systems maintenance. Students will prepare for cross-functional positions in team and industry settings in this course. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CSC502 Ethical Leadership in Software Development
Course Description
In this course, students will learn about the ethical considerations and issues programmers and software developers encounter in the workplace related to data, electronic communication, and information security. Students will evaluate and interpret current policies and regulations and formulate their own policies based on these models. Students will also discuss the implications for ethical decisions by technical professionals and leadership utilizing Case Studies and Problem-based learning. Students will learn best practices in ethical decision-making for the work place in this course. Prerequisite: CSC501 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CSC505 Principles of Software Development
Course Description
This graduate course provides students with an integrated and detailed approach to programming and software development principles. Students will understand the purpose of object-oriented software topics and pertinent software development principles. Topics included for this course focus on core programming concepts, data structures, methods, classes, and software models. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CSC506 Design and Analysis of Algorithms
Course Description
This graduate course provides students with a foundational knowledge in the design and analysis of algorithms. Students will make use of appropriate data structures. Complexity and analysis of algorithms will be completed focusing on worst case and average case, lower bounds, NP-completeness, and recurrences. Students will explore the complexity of appropriate searching, sorting, and graphing algorithms. Prerequisite: CSC505 Principles of Software Development 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
CSC507 Foundations of Operating Systems
Course Description
This graduate course provides students with a foundational knowledge in operating system concepts. Students will gain a detailed understanding of appropriate operating system constructs that involve OS abstractions and mechanisms. Students will also understand the constructs of multithreading and resource management in compute systems. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
CSC510 Foundations of Artificial Intelligence
Course Description
This graduate course provides students with an understanding of principles associated with Artificial Intelligence (AI). Students will determine how to utilize structures to represent graphs associated in data exploration. Students will gain an understanding of how to efficiently apply knowledge representation and techniques associated with AI reasoning. Topics that students will explore include techniques efficiently applying game theory, integer programming, continuous optimization, and probability analysis. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
CSC515 Foundations of Computer Vision
Course Description
This Graduate course provide students with foundational knowledge in the areas digital image construction and processing. Students will explore topics associated with image formation, image acquisition, and image geometry. The course will expose students to the techniques required to efficiently analyze images for representation in applicable context scenarios. Students will apply image processing techniques for filtering and edge detection for image deconstruction. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
CSC525 Principles of Machine Learning
Course Description
This Graduate course provides students with an understanding of foundations concepts and theories in machine learning. Students will explore foundational topics that include: supervised and unsupervised learning, learning theory, reinforcement learning and adaptive control. Students will gain an understanding of applications of machine learning in areas of data mining, human computer interaction, natural language processing and computer vision. Prerequisite: CSC510 Artificial Intelligence 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
CSC580 Capstone: Applying Machine Learning and Neural Networks
Course Description
This Graduate course provides students with an overview of appropriate theories and models that are used to represent neural networks. Students will gain foundational knowledge in developing constructs to evaluate and represent components associated with neural networks and learning algorithms. Topics for this course include propagation, feedforward networks, perceptrons, and self-organizing networks. Prerequisite: CSC510. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
Construction Management
CMG300 Fundamentals of Construction Management
Course Description
CMG300 intends to teach students the theory and practice of construction management from conception through the end of the construction phase. This course is designed to give the students an overview of the knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to direct construction projects towards their successful completion. It will provide an overview of the construction industry and its typical business relationships. The course will provide the foundational processes required for construction managers to implement different business practices and strategies to ensure construction projects can successfully be implemented. The course also provides an overview of the construction industry roles, responsibilities, and risks from perspectives of the key parties and stakeholders involved in construction projects. Other topics to be taught are project delivery systems and contract types, construction phases, planning and scheduling, coordination, time and cost control, supervision of project sites, productivity studies, safety and health. Course is eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA).

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CMG300S Fundamentals of Construction Management (SSA)
Course Description
CMG300 intends to teach students the theory and practice of construction management from conception through the end of the construction phase. This course is designed to give the students an overview of the knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to direct construction projects towards their successful completion. It will provide an overview of the construction industry and its typical business relationships. The course will provide the foundational processes required for construction managers to implement different business practices and strategies to ensure construction projects can successfully be implemented. The course also provides an overview of the construction industry roles, responsibilities, and risks from perspectives of the key parties and stakeholders involved in construction projects. Other topics to be taught are project delivery systems and contract types, construction phases, planning and scheduling, coordination, time and cost control, supervision of project sites, productivity studies, safety and health. Case studies are utilized to explore the related issues and to provide real-world scenarios to reinforce the course’s learning objectives and materials.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
CMG400 Construction Cost Estimating
Course Description
The course teaches ways to prepare competitive bids with detailed quantity take-off and pricing of materials, labor, and equipment. The course provides a classification of work and quantity survey techniques as they relate to building construction. It also teaches analysis and determination of costs of construction operations including direct and overhead costs, cost analysis, and preparation of bid proposals. Students will have the opportunity to evaluate complete sets of drawings and specifications to reinforce their understanding of quantity take-offs in preparing project cost estimates. Course is eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA). 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
CMG400S Construction Cost Estimating (SSA)
Course Description
This course covers cost estimating for residential, light commercial, heavy, and highway construction projects. Students will learn how to prepare competitive bids with detailed quantity take-off and pricing of materials, labor, equipment, and subcontracts. Additionally, students will evaluate three complete sets of drawings and specifications in order to reinforce their understanding of quantity take-offs while using spreadsheet and computerized estimating software throughout the course to complete project cost estimates.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
CMG450 Materials Used in Construction
Course Description
This course provides an overview of the main materials used in construction and teaches how materials are employed in construction projects with a focus on the study of types, properties, uses, and methods of assembly of different key materials. Students will explore the different uses of construction materials, such as Portland cement, asphalt, wood, steel, and masonry. Areas of study include investigation, testing, classification, and engineering properties of materials, as well as the modification techniques, according to ASTM standards and government laws and regulations. Material selection from a sustainable construction perspective will also be discussed as part of this course. Course is eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA). 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 No
Fall B 2021 No
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 No
Winter B 2021 No
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 No
Spring B 2022 No
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 No
Fall C 2022 Yes
CMG450S Materials Used in Construction (SSA)
Course Description
This course focuses on providing each student with a general idea of how materials are employed within construction projects, including a study of properties, uses, and methods of assembly of different types of building materials within design concepts. Students will explore the different uses of construction materials, such as, Portland cement, asphalt, wood, steel, and masonry. Areas of study include the investigation, testing, classification, and engineering properties of materials as well as the modification techniques according to ASTM standards and government laws and regulations.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
CMG460 Structural Analysis and Design
Course Description
This course provides students with a study of the properties statics, strength of materials, and theory of structures as it relates to loads being imposed on a building component or member. Students will apply the knowledge gained within this course to design wood, concrete, and steel structural members within building systems based on the load factors under consideration. At the completion of this course students will gain an understanding of the design principles associated with beam, columns, and fastening connections for the erection of major structural building systems. As of Fall B 2019, this course is no longer available for new registration. Course is eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA). 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
CMG465 Sustainable Development
Course Description
This is an interdisciplinary course that provides students with an understanding of the main concepts of sustainability, sustainable-development principles, and key challenges and solutions to meet sustainable-development goals, including economic, social, and environmental initiatives. Students in this course will gain an in-depth insight into the environmental issues, including climate change, natural resource consumption, and ecosystems issues resulting from industrial development. Students will also learn about the policies, standards, technologies, methodologies, and best practices that offer sustainability solutions to economic and social development problems. Course is eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA).

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 No
Fall B 2021 No
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 No
Winter B 2021 No
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 No
Spring B 2022 No
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 No
Fall C 2022 Yes
Criminal Justice
CRJ300 Introduction to Criminal Justice
Course Description
In this course, students will be introduced to the study of philosophy and history of criminal justice globally. Topics include an examination of criminal justice agencies such as police and security agencies, courts, and corrections, operating as an interacting system. Students will gain foundational knowledge about criminal justice that will prepare them for future studies in discipline and also explore exciting contemporary topics such as white collar crime, cybercrime and criminology. (This course is also offered through SSA. Credits earned using this option will appear on transcripts with an “S” suffix.)

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ300S Introduction to Criminal Justice (SSA)
Course Description
This course introduces the study of the philosophy and history of criminal justice in America, including an examination of criminal justice agencies operating as an interacting system, including police and security agencies, courts, and corrections.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
CRJ305 Criminology
Course Description
In this course, students explore crime, its micro and macro social context, and underlying causes. Students will be introduced to various theoretical perspectives explaining crime and, by the end of the course, apply relevant theories to explain crime and criminal behavior. Students will study victimology and learn about victimless crimes. Students will also be acquainted with the primary sources of crime statistics, which are an essential component in studying crime and testing theories.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ305S Criminology (SSA)
Course Description
In this course, students explore crime, its micro and macro social context, and underlying causes. Students will be introduced to various theoretical perspectives explaining crime and, by the end of the course, apply relevant theories to explain crime and criminal behavior. Students will study victimology and learn about victimless crimes. Students will also be acquainted with the primary sources of crime statistics, which are an essential component in studying crime and testing theories.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
CRJ310 Law Enforcement and American Policing
Course Description
In this course, students will learn about the history of American policing, current issues and challenges, best practices, various roles and tasks, as well as legal, ethical, and public accountability. A thorough overview of the American system of law enforcement, examining the origins, development, roles, and operations of policing in a modern democratic society will also be covered. Students will develop a detailed understanding of the issues involved in policing a democratic society and examine critical issues and new advances in law enforcement. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ315 Corrections
Course Description
In this course, students gain an overview of the establishment and function of jails and prisons and the punishment of criminals. Issues covered include philosophies of punishment and rehabilitation, sentencing, special prison populations, recidivism, and future challenges for the field of corrections. Students learn implications resulting from penology and punishment.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ320 Juvenile Justice
Course Description
In this course, focus begins with the history of adolescence, delinquency, and the U.S. juvenile justice system. Students examine theories on the causes of delinquency and study police, courts, corrections, and rule of law as applied to youth in order to recognize the problems and issues associated with measuring juvenile crime and victimization. In addition, the students will explore contemporary themes such as school violence, drugs, and bullying.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ320S Juvenile Justice (SSA)
Course Description
This course begins with the history of adolescence, delinquency, and the U.S. juvenile justice system. We then examine theories on the causes of delinquency. We conclude with an in-depth study of police, courts, corrections, and rule of law as applied to youth. Other topics include delinquency and schools, the family, drugs and alcohol, and street gangs.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
CRJ325 Introduction to Forensic Psychology
Course Description
In this course, students examine major areas of interest shared by psychology and law, including the use of psychological assessments in court, issues of criminal responsibility, criminal profiling, and the use of psychological knowledge in prisons. Students apply knowledge of human behavior and through processes to a variety of legal contexts covered in this course.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ325S Introduction to Forensic Psychology (SSA)
Course Description
The course examines major areas of interest shared by psychology and law, including the use of psychological assessments in court, issues of criminal responsibility, criminal profiling, predicting dangerousness, jury processes and decision making, eyewitness testimony, the use of psychological knowledge in prisons, and the psychology of criminal behavior.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
CRJ330 Research Methods for the Criminal Justice Professional
Course Description
In this course, students are introduced to statistical techniques most commonly encountered in the analysis of quantitative data in social and criminal justice fields. Emphasis is placed on descriptive and inferential statistics. The learning experience culminates a comprehensive report of hypothesis testing with secondary data.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ330S Research Methods for the Criminal Justice Professional (SSA)
Course Description
In this course, students are introduced to statistical techniques most commonly encountered in the analysis of quantitative data in social and criminal justice fields. Emphasis is placed on descriptive and inferential statistics. The learning experience culminates a comprehensive report of hypothesis testing with secondary data.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
CRJ335 Laws of Evidence
Course Description
In this course, students draw upon a mix of problems and cases to examine major evidentiary rules and standards that regulate admission of proof at criminal trial. Concepts include relevance; the use of character and scientific evidence; the definition and use of hearsay; the use of real and demonstrative evidence; the proper method of impeaching witnesses, foundation and authentication requirements; and the law of privileges. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ335S Laws of Evidence (SSA)
Course Description
The course draws upon a mix of problems and cases in examining major evidentiary rules and standards that regulate admission of proof at criminal trial. Concepts include relevance, the use of character and scientific evidence, the definition and use of hearsay, the use of real and demonstrative evidence, the proper method of impeaching witnesses, foundation and authentication requirements, and the law of privileges.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
CRJ336 Criminal Investigation
Course Description
In this course, students examine the theory and practice of modern investigation methods for law enforcement and private sector agencies. Topics include techniques and procedure for evidence collection, preservation, and presentation, as well as investigation resources, including crime laboratory and databases. Students explore current investigative techniques and tools applied in criminal investigations and also address exciting trending topics such as cybercrime, profiling, and white collar crime.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ336S Criminal Investigations (SSA)
Course Description
Theory and practice of modern investigation methods for public and private sector agencies. Techniques and procedures for evidence collection, preservation, and presentation. Investigation resources, including crime laboratory and databases.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
CRJ340 Restorative and Community Based Justice
Course Description
In this course, students are introduced to the origins, theories, controversies, and practices, both past and present, of restorative and transformative justice as alternative responses to resolve conflicts. Course material also interrogates the question: “when is it appropriate to forgive rather than to punish?” and examines how restorative justice is employed and practiced to address crime, school discipline, and other types of conflict around the world.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ360 Leadership in Contemporary Criminal Justice Environments
Course Description
This course introduces and explores the unique characteristics and attributes of leadership in criminal justice organizations. Students will learn and apply those theories of leadership most applicable to the unique working environment of criminal justice practice. This course is no longer available.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
CRJ420 Criminal Justice and the Constitution
Course Description
In this course, students explore the theory and practice of modern criminal investigation techniques. Topics include tactics and procedures for crime scene evidence collection, preservation, and presentation. Students learn investigative approaches in specific forms of crime and develop a working knowledge of the steps of investigation, beginning with the initial crime scene, and ending with evidence.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ420S Criminal Justice and the Constitution (SSA)
Course Description
In this course, students explore the theory and practice of modern criminal investigation techniques. Topics include tactics and procedures for crime scene evidence collection, preservation, and presentation. Students learn investigative approaches in specific forms of crime and develop a working knowledge of the steps of investigation, beginning with the initial crime scene, and ending with evidence.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
CRJ425 Criminal Law
Course Description
In this course, students will focus on all aspects to the fundamentals of criminal law. Major topics covered in the course include: elements of various types of crimes; requisite mental states for crimes; the nature and purpose of criminal responsibility; criminal defenses, including justification and excuse; and theories of criminal responsibility. This course also examines specific criminal cases to illustrate and apply many of the legal principles covered.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ425S Criminal Law (SSA)
Course Description
In this course, students will focus on all aspects to the fundamentals of criminal law. Major topics covered in the course include: elements of various types of crimes; requisite mental states for crimes; the nature and purpose of criminal responsibility; criminal defenses, including justification and excuse; and theories of criminal responsibility. This course also examines specific criminal cases to illustrate and apply many of the legal principles covered.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
CRJ426 Investigative and Forensic Interviewing
Course Description
In this course, students explore the importance of conducting investigative interview and interrogations as the foundation for all levels of law enforcement and private investigative case work, intelligence development, and assessment and planning. The major course components include structure of the interview, cognitive interviewing, detection of deception, and elements of interrogation.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ426S Investigative and Forensic Interviewing (SSA)
Course Description
This course addresses the importance of conducting investigative interview and interrogations as the foundation for all levels of law enforcement in investigative case work, intelligence development, and assessment and planning. The major course components include structure of the interview, cognitive interviewing, detection of deception, and elements of interrogation. Recommended prior course: none

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
CRJ430 Fundamentals of Penology
Course Description
This course is an overview of the establishment and function of jails and prisons and the punishment of criminals. Issues covered include philosophies of punishment and rehabilitation, sentencing, special prison populations, recidivism, and future challenges for the field of corrections. Students learn implications resulting from penology and punishment. As of Fall B 2019, this course is no longer available for new registration.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
CRJ431 Victimology
Course Description
In this course, students examine the definitions, theories, and causes of victimization. Topics also include the criminal and civil processes available to protect and restore victims of crime. The social, personal, and economic impacts of crime on individuals, organizations, and society are also examined. This course is a replacement course for PBS431 as of the 17-18 Spring Trimester. Students cannot receive credit for both of these courses.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ431S Victimology (SSA)
Course Description
An analysis of the effects of criminal behavior upon victims, including victim types, offender and victim relationships, and the role of the criminal justice system in interfacing with victims. (Prerequisite: None)

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
CRJ440 Ethics for the Criminal Justice Professional
Course Description
In this course, students explore the theory, practice, and application of ethics to the field of criminal justice. The course will focus on understanding how ethics works with the practice of criminal justice. This course prepares students for further inquiry into ethics by providing a solid foundation of its role in criminal justice policy and practice.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ450 Investigative Forensic Photography
Course Description
In this course, students learn the art of reproducing crime, accident, or autopsy scenes using photography to aid in investigation or for the benefit of a court. Students examine the principles, theory, techniques and ethics of photography in digital format as applied in criminal investigation and within the field of forensics. Discussions are focused on the use of photographs in court and the testimony of the photography. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 No
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 No
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 No
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 No
Fall C 2022 No
CRJ450S Investigative Forensic Photography (SSA)
Course Description
The course introduces students to the art of reproducing crime, accident, or autopsies scenes using photography to aid in investigation or for the benefit of a court. Students examine the principles, theory, techniques and ethics of photography in digital format as applied in criminal investigation and within the field of forensics. Discussions are focused on the use of photographs in court and the testimony of the photography.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
CRJ460 Managing Criminal Justice Organizations
Course Description
In this course, students explore the history of adolescence, delinquency, and the U.S. juvenile justice system. Students examine theories on the causes of delinquency and study police, courts, corrections, and rule of law as applied to youth in order to recognize the problems and issues associated with measuring juvenile crime and victimization. In addition, the students will explore contemporary themes such as school violence, drugs and bullying.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ460S Managing Criminal Justice Organizations (SSA)
Course Description
This course provides an overview of organizational theory and its applications to criminal justice, a public sector whose ultimate goal is to protect, serve, and deliver a sense of justice. Students will examine the concept of structure and issues associated with it in a democracy and discuss how to organize and manage to meet the public's expectations within the framework of law and due process. Students will also examine internal groups and their influences on criminal justice organization as well as gain an appreciation of how varied and complex environments make the administration of criminal justice more complex.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
CRJ465 Crime Scene Investigation (CSI)
Course Description
In this course, students focus on the application of scientific methods for the examination of physical evidence in the criminal justice system including microscopy, ballistics, pattern recognition, and fingerprint analysis. Students apply critical-thinking skills to analyze evidence using scientific processes and procedures.

Credit Hours: 4

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ470 Race, Class, and Crime
Course Description
This class is an examination of the impact of race, social class, and crime on the justice system, the occurrence of crime, and punishment. The course interrogates the question: “Does skin color influence justice in America?” Students learn race and class as social constructs and explore them in relationship to crime rates, and their impact on society and communities through law enforcement practice, incarceration, sentencing policies, as well as the economic and political systems. This course will examine the role of implicit bias in the criminal justice system.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ480 Capstone: Application of Criminal Justice Knowledge and Skills
Course Description
This course focuses on a criminal justice issue in-depth at the national and international levels. Prerequisite: All core and specialization courses. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ495 Criminal Justice Practicum
Course Description
This course is designed for students who currently participate on the staff of a criminal justice or related service agency as an opportunity to demonstrate program outcomes learned in the B.S. in Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration under the supervision of both faculty and agency personnel. Assignments are designed to combine theory and professional practice and include weekly journals, a mid-term conference with the faculty practicum coordinator and on-site supervisor as well as a final report. This course may not be available in all states, see the State Specific Authorization Policy under Admissions Policies. Prerequisite: Students must successfully complete three courses (nine credits) prior to taking the practicum. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 No
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 No
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 No
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
CRJ500 Criminological Theory
Course Description
In this course, students will gain an understanding of the major schools of thought about crime causation (sociological, psychological, and biological) and identify the primary positions of each theoretical approach. In addition students will examine the role of theories in reasoning and organizing studies of crime and control, and discerns policy implications of various theories. In completing the course, students will gain/improve their library research skills and acquaint themselves with APA style and citing sources.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ530 Ethics, Justice and Social Control
Course Description
In this course, students explore the study of theory, practice, and applications of ethics in criminal justice. Students engage in a philosophical undertaking that seeks to understand and justify moral standards and policies and practices that are presently applied to the occupations that comprise the criminal justice system. The course fosters the students understanding of economics, ethics, law, and power towards constructs of morality.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ540 Criminal Justice Policy Development and Analysis
Course Description
This course explores the process of policy making in the justice system, including an examination of the ways policy decisions impact criminal justice organizations. Students will learn the fundamentals of the policy process, including agenda setting, implementation, and evaluation. Students will also explore the impact of media and other external forces on setting the policy agenda at the local, state, and federal levels. This course will prepare the student for further inquiry into policy making and the policy process, providing a solid foundation for students to understand the role of policy in justice system practices.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ545 Restorative Justice: A Social Movement
Course Description
In this course, students will explore restorative justice, which has emerged on the international scene as an umbrella concept and social movement. Topics include empirical evidence for restorative justice, critical issues and gaps in theory and practice, and the integrity and overall direction of the movement. Students will explore the needs and roles of key stakeholders (victim, offenders, communities, and justice systems), the values and assumptions of the movement (including its spiritual and religious roots), and current practices in the United States and beyond.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ550 Administration and Management of Criminal Justice Organizations
Course Description
In this course, students will learn about the theories of organizational behavior and the management of justice organizations. Students will examine challenges facing criminal justice leaders who manage resources and employees who are responsible for public safety. Class discussions will expand students' understanding of what differentiates criminal justice organizations from private and other, public, organizations.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ555 Fraud Examination and Prevention
Course Description
In this course, students examine the act of fraud, motivations for committing fraud, ways to combat fraud, methods of fraud prevention, symptoms of fraud, legal resolution of fraud, and methods of fraud detection. Students focus on fraud investigation and the types of evidence necessary for fraud actions and learn the requirements of a fraud report. This course also identifies the various types of fraud including fraud against organizations, fraud on behalf of organizations, and assessment of fraud risk in e-commerce.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ556 Criminal Justice and Legal Concepts of Fraud
Course Description
In this course, students develop an overview of the legal systems involved in dealing with fraud and the processes and procedures of fraud investigation, prosecution, and legal remedies required for fraud management professionals. The course includes overviews of types of fraud and of the U.S. court system, and further explores fraud as a civil cause of action and as a crime. In discussion, fraud as a crime, emphasis is placed on criminal procedure and the rights of the defendant. Students are also introduced to concepts related to evidence and the role of the expert witness in a fraud case.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ557 Fraud Investigation
Course Description
In this course we will review types of fraud, documents associated with criminal investigation of fraud, sources of evidence, and analysis of internal and external fraud schemes. Emphasis on the skills needed to identify and investigate fraud will be reviewed. The typology and investigative processes associated with an array of white-collar crimes will be analyzed. Review of the process of serving search warrants, civic injunctions, and forfeiture will be addressed. A full range of investigative tools and techniques involved in investigating white-collar criminal cases will be examined. Examples of important documents such as search warrants, seizure warrants, and civil injunction declarations will be given.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ558 Fraud Data Analysis
Course Description
This course focuses on computer-assisted analytical techniques for fraud detection and investigation. Students will learn about solutions to data problems and applications of analytical techniques for preventative, detective, and corrective controls. Students will gain an understanding of advanced fraud analytics, such as using Benfords Law, and also explore analyzing written statements, bank records, and exploring investment swindles and con schemes.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ560 Communities and the Administration of Justice
Course Description
Understand the role communities play in the administration of justice and the responsibility of criminal justice organizations to involve communities in justice planning. This course is no longer available.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
CRJ570 Applied Research for Criminal Justice Professionals
Course Description
In this course, students will develop a practical understanding of the most common research tools and techniques used by public and private sector criminal justice organizations. Students are able to contextualize criminal behavior while developing skills using tools for resource allocation within criminal justice agencies. The course also explores both traditional and more contemporary approaches to research.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ575 Analytical Methods
Course Description
In this course, students will gain a strong foundation for applying analytical skills and reasoning in the criminal justice environment. Students will gain a working knowledge of conducting, critically evaluating, and reporting statistical analyses for studies in criminology and the criminal justice fields. The emphasis will be on hypothesis testing with bivariate statistical methods and the linear regression model.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ580 Criminal Justice Capstone Experience
Course Description
In this course, students will understand and integrate research and components of crime and justice administration/management as learned throughout the Master of Criminal Justice program. Students evaluate a social intervention or justice policy by reviewing research evidence and making proper recommendations. The course centers on the completion of an evidence-based capstone work that will serve as the essential foundation of a professional portfolio. Students will utilize all learned skills, theories, techniques, and knowledge learned through their academic program and apply them within many areas of this course. Prerequisite: All core and specialization courses. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
CRJ595 Criminal Justice Internship
Course Description
In this course, students participate on the staff of a criminal justice or related service agency under the co-supervision of faculty and agency personnel. Weekly journals and a mid-term report are required and combine theory and observation of professional practice. Other course requirements include a mid-term conference with the faculty internship coordinator and evaluation of the on-site supervisor. On-site hours are determined by credit hours. This course may not be available in all states, see the State Specific Authorization Policy under Admissions Policies. Prerequisite: Students must successfully complete three courses (nine credits) prior to taking the internship. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 No
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 No
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 No
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 No
Fall C 2022 No
Economics
ECN205 Global Perspectives: Economies of Asia and the Pacific Rim
Course Description
This course explores the economies and economic structures and institutions of Asia and the Pacific Rim. Emphasis is placed on models of economic growth and theoretical analysis pertaining to countries including China, Japan, and the Southeast Asian region. The course will also conduct historical analysis of Asian economies and the Asian economy more broadly and examine the relationships between Asia and the global economy. This course is no longer available.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
ECN210 Microeconomic Principles
Course Description
Microeconomics addresses the economic decisions made at the individual level, by individual consumers or individual firms, after evaluating resources, costs, and tradeoffs. Topics include microeconomic concepts and analysis; supply and demand analysis; theories of the firm and individual behavior; competition and monopoly; environmental externalities and the public good; and, the role of the government in the domestic and global economy. This course is considered prerequisite and may be waived through transfer of equivalent lower-division coursework or demonstrated workplace knowledge. (This course is also offered through SSA. Credits earned using this option will appear on transcripts with an "S" suffix.)

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ECN215 Macroeconomic Principles
Course Description
Students gain a general overview of economic and macroeconomic principles that impact the way they live. Students get experience through quantitative and qualitative analysis and gain business evaluation skills needed to critically evaluate macroeconomic data and policies. Students are exposed to the variables and outcomes of decisions made by policymakers while enhancing their own decision-making skills. BSBM majors enrolled prior to Winter A 2018 will take ECN310 and ECN315. BSBM majors enrolled after Winter A 2018 will take the prerequisites of ECN210 and ECN215.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ECN310 Microeconomic Principles
Course Description
Microeconomics addresses the economic decisions made at the individual level, by individual consumers or individual firms, after evaluating resources, costs, and trade-offs. Topics include microeconomic concepts and analysis; supply and demand analysis; theories of the firm and individual behavior; competition and monopoly; environmental externalities and the public good; and, the role of the government in the domestic and global economy. This course is considered prerequisite and may be waived through transfer of equivalent lower-division coursework or demonstrated workplace knowledge. BSBM majors enrolled prior to Winter A 2018 will take ECN310 and ECN315. BSBM majors enrolled after Winter A 2018 will take the prerequisites of ECN210 and ECN215.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 No
Winter B 2021 No
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 No
Spring B 2022 No
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 No
Fall C 2022 No
ECN310S Microeconomic Principles (SSA)
Course Description
Microeconomics addresses the economic decisions made at the individual level, by individual consumers or individual firms, after evaluating resources, costs, and tradeoffs. Topics include microeconomic concepts and analysis; sup-ply and demand analysis; theories of the firm and individual behavior; competition and monopoly; environmental externalities and the public good; and, the role of the government in the domestic and global economy.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
ECN315 Macroeconomic Principles
Course Description
This course provides a general overview of economic and macroeconomic principles that impact the way we live. This course will introduce students to the quantitative and qualitative analysis and business evaluation skills needed to critically evaluate macroeconomic data and policies. Students will also gain exposure to the variables and outcomes of decisions made by policymakers while enhancing their own decision-making skills. BSBM majors enrolled prior to Winter A 2018 will take ECN310 and ECN315.  

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
ECN400 Managerial Economics
Course Description
An understanding of the theories of economics in a global context. Emphasis on the application of the concepts of demand and elasticity, international rate determination and balance of payments, national and international financial system and institutions, and macroeconomic indicators. Students in the Bachelor of Science in Business Management program prior to the 2016-2017 Winter A term take ECN400.  This course is no longer available.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
ECN400S Managerial Economics (SSA)
Course Description
An understanding of the theories of economics in a global context. Emphasis on the application of the concepts of demand and elasticity, international rate determination and balance of payments, national and international financial system and institutions, and macroeconomic indicators. Students in the Bachelor of Science in Business Management program prior to the 2016-2017 Winter A term take ECN400.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
ECN410 Comparative Economics and Global Business 1800 Present
Course Description
This course looks at the economies of five different regions/cultures around the world: Europe, Asia, Islam, Africa, and Latin America. Special attention will be given to the history, culture, and systems of each geographical and sociopolitical area. 

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
ECN410S Comparative Economics and Global Business 1800-Present (SSA)
Course Description
This course focuses on the history of business, technology and innovation from 1800 to the present. Major topics include ethics, culture, industrial revolution, technology and innovation, government and the impact of business practices across time and the globe.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
ECN500 Global Economics
Course Description
This course applies and examines classical economic knowledge of international trade and finance to inform decision making in the areas of business, management, and policy. Topics such as classical trade theory, barriers to trade, regulatory policies, gross domestic product, and international banking are explored.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
Education Leadership
EDL500 Strategic Leadership
Course Description
This course examines the goals and objectives for individuals and groups to shape school culture, climate, and values. Students learn to facilitate the development of a shared strategic vision and prioritize the student and staff needs of a school within community and district contexts. Prerequisite: All admission criteria for the licensure program must be meet. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
EDL510 School Leadership Internship
Course Description
This course fulfills the internship requirement of the Education Leadership Principal Licensure program at CSU Global. Prior to enrolling in this course, students should have completed the 300 total hours (approximately 6 hours per week) of internship activities that specifically relate to course content in the other EDL courses within the program. Learners will then complete assignments that focus on their clinical observation and application of knowledge and skills in various situations. This course must be completed at the same time as OTL568 and therefore allows students to complete six graduate credits in one term without completing a course overload request. This course may not be available in all states, see the State Specific Authorization Policy under Admissions Policies. Prerequisite: EDL560 with co-requisite of OTL568. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
EDL520 Instructional Leadership
Course Description
This course examines instructional leadership in K-12 schools with special attention to issues of promoting the success of every student. Students focus on advocating, nurturing, and sustaining a school culture and instructional program conducive to learning and staff professional growth. Prerequisite: EDL500

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
EDL530 School Culture and Equity Leadership
Course Description
This course introduces the ethical, social, and technical dimensions of current educational leadership practice. Topics include creating an inclusive and welcoming school climate, promoting the overall development of every student, providing instruction that meets the needs of diverse student populations, and fostering a culture that encourages continual improvement. Prerequisite: EDL520

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 No
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 No
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 No
Spring B 2022 No
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 No
Fall C 2022 Yes
EDL540 Human Resource Leadership
Course Description
This course focuses on personnel management and instructional supervision for creating effective learning environments with diversity and equity. Students learn how to be visionary change agents by creating collaborative learning communities, engaging in reflective and researchbased practices, and increasing capacity for leadership development. Prerequisite: EDL530

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
EDL550 Managerial Leadership
Course Description
This course explores the allocation of resources for maximizing student and staff learning support. Students learn the necessary functions for managing school operations conducive to learning and ensuring a safe environment in accordance with federal/state laws and school board policies. Prerequisite: EDL540

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
EDL560 External Development Leadership
Course Description
This course investigates the development and successful implementation of initiatives that better serve learners. Students learn to effectively design structures and processes that result in community engagement, support, and ownership. The course content focuses on proactively creating opportunities for parents, community leaders, and business representatives to participate in meaningful school activities, and provides effective strategies to leverage district and community resources in the best interest of students and their families. Prerequisite: EDL550. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
Emergency Management
EMG300 Foundations of Emergency Management
Course Description
In this course, the student will explore the global view of emergency management. Students will study the disciplines of emergency management and communication within the context of historical events through examination of case studies of natural and man-made disasters. It introduces students to concepts and challenges of crises operations. Additionally, topics include exploration of the connections between national-level policy and state-level programs that emphasize the development of integrated plans. Finally, the course combines lessons learned from historical events with emergency management concepts to improve preparedness and minimize the effects of future hazards and threats. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
EMG300S Foundations of Emergency Management (SSA)
Course Description
The purpose of this undergraduate course is to provide the student with a high-level understanding of theory and practice of emergency management. Topics include emergency management concepts, history, terminology, and the roles, functions, and inter-relationships of key disaster and emergency management agencies and organizations. Students examine emergency management issues through a diverse range of case histories, empirical studies, conceptual-theoretical investigations, policy perspectives, and institutional analyses. The course provides an examination of case studies of natural hazards, pandemics/epidemics, active shooter threats, terrorism events, disaster resilience, and critical incident analysis. Students examine a number of timely and significant issues, including the importance of technology, legal issues, ethical decision making, intergovernmental and interagency context, and the need for disaster prevention and protection. This course also offers training options such as a FEMA course for additional knowledge and career building.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
EMG325 Hazard Mitigation
Course Description
In this course, students focus on mitigation, or actions taken that reduce or eliminate hazard risks to citizens and property. It also addresses how this is an ongoing phase in which communities continually pursue mitigation efforts through thoughtful planning and effective leadership. Additionally, methods will be presented on how emergency management personnel can attempt to influence human behavior during a crisis. Finally, mitigation activities such as planning, strategizing, and implementation of action items will be explored. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
EMG325S Hazard Mitigation (SSA)
Course Description
This course provides the student with a basic understanding of the principles of hazard and disaster mitigation. The course explores potential hazards, including natural, health-related, and chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive (CBRNE) hazards. Actions to reduce or eliminate long-term disaster risk are emphasized, including both structural and non-structural disaster mitigation approaches. Issues related to the local adoption of disaster mitigation measures are considered. Students learn to measure and assess hazards and to understand legal and ethical issues pertaining to disaster mitigation.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
EMG375 Disaster Response
Course Description
In this course, students explore disaster response as an action taken immediately before, during, or directly after an emergency occurs, to save lives and minimize damage to property. Topics include disaster, response activities, warning people of severe weather, evacuating those considered to be at risk, and sheltering the affected population. It also explores providing emergency medical care, relaying information to the public, and managing the arrival of donations and volunteers. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
EMG375S Disaster Response (SSA)
Course Description
This undergraduate course provides students with an understanding of the characteristics, functions, and resources of an integrated disaster response system and how various emergency management services respond to disasters. Response policies, processes, outcomes, and systems are examined at the local, state, and federal levels. Emphasis is placed on how disaster response systems are applied to natural, health-related, human-induced and technologic disasters across all levels, processes, and functions. The course provides an examination of the role of national, regional, state and local governments and emergency services in a variety of disasters. The students will become familiar with the Incident Command System (ICS), the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the National Response Framework (NRF).

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
EMG400 Disaster Recovery
Course Description
In this class, students will examine disaster recovery as the last phase of the ongoing emergency management cycle of mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. It focuses on the complex process that involves the whole community of public, private, and non-governmental organizations to restore the community back to normal. The recovery process can take months and sometimes years to complete. Students also learn about community leaders and identify the stakeholders and the components of the recovery process, the community develops a recovery plan that describes the short-term and long-term goals to achieve restoration and healing after the disaster. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
EMG400S Disaster Recovery (SSA)
Course Description
This course emphasizes a holistic approach the various challenges of disaster recovery, such as housing, infrastructure, and work places. Students identify vulnerable populations, incorporate mitigation measures, and rebuild a sustainable environment. They also study the disaster recovery process, which includes recovery planning, hous-ing, debris management, business and private sector recov-ery, public and governmental recovery and operations, historical and cultural preservation, environmental recovery, social and psychological recovery and services, voluntary non-governmental organizations (NGOs), federal assistance programs, grant-writing, and donations management.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
EMG450 Comprehensive Emergency Planning
Course Description
Emergency planning at the local, state, and federal levels of government has evolved since 1900. In the last 114 years, the population and disasters have increased that caused some social populations to experience more suffering than others. The outcry from the multitude of disaster affected populations directed the public’s attention to the focusing event. Emergency management at all levels of government evaluated the risks, policies, emergency plans to improve planning and response efforts, and provide sufficient resources. Local communities evaluated their risks, the vulnerable populations, and resources to improve their emergency plans. Natural and man-made disasters have greatly diversified and increased in magnitude that require continual evaluation of policies and emergency plans. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
EMG450S Comprehensive Emergency Planning (SSA)
Course Description
The purpose of this undergraduate course is to provide students with the rationale and elements of an emergency plan. A selective study of natural and man-made disasters in the United States between 1900 and 2010 examines how these focusing events have shaped policies to improve emergency planning. Students analyze case studies and conduct empirical research to identify lessons learned, social aspects, policy changes, and the collaboration between public and private sectors. Discussion Boards provide students with the opportunity to further analyze and discuss these focusing events to improve emergency planning. This course also offers training options such as a FEMA course for additional knowledge and career building.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
English
ENG101 Composition I
Course Description
In English 101, learners will engage a variety of critical reading, thinking, and writing skills as they plan, write, revise, and edit academic compositions. learners will practice fundamental academic writing and critical thinking skills including researching and evaluating resources, assessing the reader, critically analyzing texts, supporting interpretations, and applying APA formatting requirements as they compile a portfolio of revised and edited drafts for the final project. To complete these drafts, learners will be required to engage CSU Global resources, including the library and Writing Center. This course fulfills a general education Communication requirement and is an approved Colorado gtPathways course. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ENG102 Composition II
Course Description
Deepens and enhances the objectives of English Composition I. Composition II emphasizes critical/logical thinking and reading, problem solving, research strategies, and writing argumentative papers in an analytical manner that incorporates research from credible sources and addresses multiple stakeholder positions. APA writing style and format as taught at CSU Global is applied throughout all written assignment. This course fulfills a general education Communication requirement and is an approved Colorado gtPathways course. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ENG130 Introduction to Literature
Course Description
This course is intended to provide learners with an introductory study of traditional and postmodern literary works. Learners will read, evaluate and analyze literature from the three major genres: prose, poetry, and drama. Learners in this class will develop competencies in order to examine literary elements such as symbolism, theme, plot, character, and setting. Class activities will work to further a learner’s appreciation and comprehension of various literary works. This course fulfills a general education Arts and Humanities requirement and is also an approved Colorado gtPathways course. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ENG130S Introduction to Literature (GT-AH2) (SSA)
Course Description
This course provides the study of both traditional and contemporary literary works in four major genres: short fiction, the novel, poetry, and drama. Students examine literary elements such as character, plot, theme, setting, and symbolism, thus furthering the understanding and appreciation of the literary work. Fulfills a general education Arts and Humanities requirement. Not an approved Colorado gtPathways course. (Prerequisite: None)

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
ENG501 Studies in Composition Studies and Pedagogy
Course Description
This course establishes the academic foundation for graduate English studies at CSU Global. Students will learn the process for developing academic approaches to teaching composition in high school and college based on the current pedagogies within the composition and rhetoric academic community. Besides learning the basic foundations of academic inquiry, students will learn the critical differences between current composition theories and pedagogies in the context of how this discipline has evolved since the late 1960s and early 1970s. Based on the theories they learned in this class, students will concentrate on developing practical solutions to often confounding problems of teaching students how to write in the digital age. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 No
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 No
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 No
Fall C 2022 No
ENG510 Literary Criticism and Theory
Course Description
In this course students will learn how to use the various theoretical lenses to develop coherent criticism of a literary text. An emphasis in this course will be not only to teach selected theoretical perspectives, but for students to write literary criticism based on the appropriate methodology that specifically pertains to that theory. The various theoretical lenses will include New Criticism, New Historicism, Structuralism, Deconstructionism, African American, Feminism, Marxism, Reader Response, Psychoanalytical, Gay and Lesbian, Ecocriticism, and Postcolonial. Prerequisite: ENG501. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 No
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 No
Spring B 2022 No
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 No
Fall C 2022 No
ENG515 History and Theory of Rhetoric
Course Description
In this course students will learn the process for developing approaches to teaching the history and theory of rhetoric in high school and college based on traditional theories within the English literary community. Students will learn the historical development of rhetoric from origins in ancient Greece to the digital age of the 21st century. Students will study Plato, Aristotle, and Cicero from the classical period, the further development of rhetoric during the medieval period, especially as was influenced by Cicero, the emergence of humanism and Aristotelean scholasticism in the Renaissance, the enlightenment of the 17th and 18th centuries that was influenced by John Locke and empiricism, the development of modern rhetoric in the 20th century to include influential thinkers such as Kenneth Burke, I.A. Richards, and Marshall McLuhan. Prerequisite: ENG501, ENG510. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 No
Fall B 2021 No
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 No
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 No
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 No
Fall C 2022 No
ENG520 Advanced Studies in World Literature
Course Description
In this course students will study the different literary genres and styles from a range of global or world literature perspectives, including reading the traditional masterpieces, such as Homer's The Odyssey; and a post-colonial reading, such as in Achebe's Things Fall Apart. Students will develop various approaches of reading, especially in how different cultures develop literature that is both unique to primary English-language readers while, at the same time, literature that is compellingly similar. This course will try to bridge cultural differences while at the same time we will emphasize our similarities. Prerequisite: ENG501, ENG515. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 No
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 No
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ENG525 British Romantic Literature
Course Description
In this course students will study British Romanticism as a major intellectual, literary, and cultural movement, reading the works of the major writers of that period. Although the publication of Lyrical Ballads in 1789 traditionally marks the beginning of the English Romantic period, several English writers had already been demonstrating impulses that would be then be more formalized by writers like Wordsworth and Coleridge. The course themes will include: the Romantic ideas about nature, revolution and democratic government, the dominance of feelings and emotion over reason and logic, the importance of the common man, how art and literature should reflect the natural world, and how traditional literary forms were stretched and transformed into new modes of expression during the British Romantic period. Prerequisite: ENG501, ENG520. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 No
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 No
Fall C 2022 Yes
ENG532 American Literature WWI to Present
Course Description
This course will cover the two major literary movements that occur during this period: Modernism and Post-Modernism. Students will discuss how the various writers who lived and wrote during these two periods both represent and contradict the definitions of these major literary movements. In a literary period where contradiction is a major thematic and stylistic approach, few writers in the modern America will ever fit into a neat package. Also discussed in this class is the emergence of diverse voices on the American literary scene. As the 20th century drew to a close and the beginning of a new century has developed: minority and previously marginalized writers have emerged as the dominant voices of the new American literature. Prerequisite: ENG501, ENG525. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 No
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 No
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
English Language Learning
ELL500 English Language Learners
Course Description
Methods and techniques of teaching English to children of linguistically diverse backgrounds. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 No
Fall C 2022 No
ELL505 Language Acquisition and Linguistics
Course Description
Normal processes of development of language in children, growth of language, including structure, comprehension, use of oral and written language, other symbolic behavior.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 No
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 No
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ELL520 Literacy and the English Language Learner
Course Description
Methods and techniques of teaching Literacy to K-12 English Language Learners.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 No
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 No
Winter B 2021 No
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 No
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
ELL530 Assessment and Administration of ELL Programs
Course Description
Study of state, federal, and local laws and policies concerning ELL programs; language proficiency instruments used by teachers for assessment and placement of ELLs.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 No
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 No
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
Finance
FIN300 Principles of Finance for the Private Sector
Course Description
A study of the financial aspects of businesses, including the costs of capital, fund acquisition sources, time value of money, efficient management of assets, and investment decisions. Particular emphasis is on determining the optimal capital structure between utilization of debt and equity financing.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
FIN300S Principles of Finance for the Private Sector (SSA)
Course Description
A study of the financial aspects of businesses, including the costs of capital, fund acquisition sources, time value of money, efficient management of assets, and investment decisions. Particular emphasis is on determining the optimal capital

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
FIN310 Financial Analytics and Modeling
Course Description
In this course, students apply the methodologies, techniques, and tools most commonly used in the analysis of financial data and creation of financial models. Drawing on methods of research from the fields of statistics, operations research, and information systems, students will use industry tools for visualization, inference, forecasting, and business optimization. The emphasis is on exposing the student to the techniques and software tools that are used in the industry to make informed financial decisions. Prerequisite: MTH410
Prerequisite: MTH410
Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
FIN320 Introduction to Insurance and Investment Planning
Course Description
Students are provided with the opportunity to develop an in-depth understanding of private and public insurance products, insurance planning, investment vehicles, and different approaches to investment. Students will examine the different types of insurance available to individuals and develop a learn how to evaluate portfolio performance. Please note that this course is not available for enrollment until the Spring C term.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
FIN321 Retirement and Real Estate Planning
Course Description
Students will examine the major components of retirement and real estate planning as it relates to personal finance. The course is designed to prepare students in personal and employee-sponsored retirement plans, gathering information, and selecting appropriate options to achieve a client’s retirement goals. Additionally, students will evaluate property ownership issues, taxation issues, planning documents, and implementation strategies that encompass effective estate planning. Please note that this course is not available for enrollment until the Spring C term.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
FIN322 Personal Income Tax Planning
Course Description
This course is designed to prepare students with an understanding of personal and business income taxation and develop the skills necessary to provide advice and recommendations for effective tax planning. Students will examine tax returns and discuss tax implications for individuals and businesses. Please note that this course is not available for enrollment until the Spring C term.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
FIN323 Developing the Financial Plan
Course Description
Students are provided an overview of the basics of financial and investment planning. Students will also examine the role and functions of the financial planner. The course is designed to prepare students with a fundamental understanding of financial planning tools and techniques including: (1) financial statement analysis, (2) basic economics, (3) funding for education, and (4) working and communicating with others. Please note that this course is not available for enrollment until the Spring C term.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
FIN330 Corporate Finance
Course Description
This course is designed to provide students with an in-depth analysis of corporate financial operations, tools, and technologies. Specific topic areas may include sources of corporate funding, the capital structure of corporations, operational and financial projection modeling, budgeting, and the actions financial leaders take to increase the value of the firm. Additionally, students will apply the tools and analysis used to allocate financial resources. Please note that this course is not available for enrollment until the Spring C term.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
FIN332 Risk Management and Analysis
Course Description
In this course students will learn about the role of financial risk management in organization and prepare an organization for uncertainties. Special attention will be paid to the differences between financial and business risks and the examination risk management concepts and techniques. Students will review the role of risk regulation in financial markets and learn how to identify and describe the various types of financial risk and their sources. Please note that this course is not available for enrollment until the Spring C term.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
FIN333 Corporate Valuation
Course Description
In this course, students are prepared with the skills needed to perform detailed business valuation modeling using three main methods: Comps, Precedents and DCF Analysis. Students will learn a detailed for valuing a company based on comparable companies, past M&A transactions and a Discounted Cash Flow Model (DCF). Please note that this course is not available for enrollment until the Spring C term.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 No
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
FIN350 Principles of Finance for the Public Sector
Course Description
Introduction to financing of and budgeting within public sector institutions, including the history and trends of funds acquisition and distribution. Accountability to governing bodies and taxpayers for the use of public fiscal resources will be examined.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
FIN375 Working Capital Management
Course Description
This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the financial requirements for continued organizational operation. Students will assess the requirements for an organization to maintain its ability to satisfy both maturing short-term debt and upcoming operational expenses. Students will understand how to manage inventories, accounts receivable and payable, and cash.
Prerequisite: ACT301
Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 No
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
FIN375 Working Capital Management
Course Description
This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the financial requirements for continued organizational operation. Students will assess the requirements for an organization to maintain its ability to satisfy both maturing short-term debt and upcoming operational expenses. Students will understand how to manage inventories, accounts receivable and payable, and cash.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 No
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
FIN400 Analyzing Financial Statements
Course Description
This course introduces the study of accounting principles to give students an understanding of the theory and logic that underlie basic accounting procedures and practices. It then focuses on reading, interpreting, and analyzing financial statements. Major topics include the underlying framework of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and comparison with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), the accounting cycle, preparation of the four principal financial statements, and financial statements analysis as well as ratio analysis for strategic planning and decision making. 

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
FIN400S Analyzing Financial Statements (SSA)
Course Description
This course introduces the study of accounting principles to give students an understanding of the theory and logic that underlie basic accounting procedures and practices. It then focuses on reading, interpreting, and analyzing financial statements. Major topics include the underlying framework of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and comparison with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), the accounting cycle, preparation of the four principal financial statements, and financial statements analysis as well as ratio analysis for strategic planning and decision making. 

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
FIN440 Financial Strategy and Forecasting
Course Description
This course is designed to provide students with the business acumen needed to determine budget goals, use financial tools to create forecasts, and analyze factors contributing to budget and forecast variances. Using a case study approach, students will analyze and present financial variances and translate financial data to inform operational decision making.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 No
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
FIN480 Capstone: Finance
Course Description
In this final course in the program, students will have the opportunity to apply finance program learning outcomes by analyzing the financial operations of organizations or businesses. Students will select, based on their specific area of study, a project to demonstrate their understanding of basic and advanced financial principles, theories, and practices. Prerequisite: Completion of major area of study.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 No
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
FIN481 Capstone: Personal Finance
Course Description
In this final course in the personal finance specialization and BS Finance program, students will demonstrate their technical financial planning knowledge and ability to integrate, apply and communicate this knowledge. They will demonstrate their ability to apply the financial planning process to real-life situations, as well as their ability to communicate their planning recommendations to a client.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 No
Winter B 2021 No
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 No
FIN500 Principles of Finance
Course Description
Understand the principles and theories of finance to analyze statements and fiscal information for effective decision making in today's competitive environment.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
FIN507 Bank Management
Course Description
This course examines the changing environment of commercial banks and banking services. Topics include the unique management challenges associated with regulatory changes, product innovations, financial reporting, and risk management. Recommended Prior Course: FIN500

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
FIN510 Financial Economics
Course Description
This course is an introduction to financial economics. It will cover the analytical tools and finance theory necessary to make good investment decisions and to understand the paradigm of security valuation. Important themes in the course include individual decision making, risk and return, arbitrage, and market equilibrium.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
FIN520 Financial Reporting and Analysis
Course Description
The course studies the process of business analysis and valuation through the evaluation of financial statements. Topics include analysis of financial statements and ratio, strategic, prospective, equity and credit analysis. Recommended Prior Course: FIN500

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
FIN530 Corporate Finance
Course Description
This course builds on concepts covered in FIN 500 and provides a comprehensive array of skills to manage the finance function of a modern organization. It provides the necessary background both to understand and to apply financial-management techniques in order to be successful in positions of business management. Topics include capital structure and dividend theory, valuation models, portfolio theory, advanced cash flow analysis , and weighted and marginal cost of capital within a capital rationing model. Recommended Prior Course: FIN500

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 No
Fall B 2021 No
Fall C 2021 No
Fall D 2021 No
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 No
Winter C 2021 No
Winter D 2021 No
Spring A 2022 No
Spring B 2022 No
Spring C 2022 No
Spring D 2022 No
Fall A 2022 No
Fall B 2022 No
Fall C 2022 No
FIN540 Investments
Course Description
The course provides a broad and detailed overview of the investment portfolio segment within the financial planning process. Students in the course will learn the basics of investments and explore theories and methods as they relate to the individual client. Topics covered include efficient market hypothesis theories, securities valuation concepts, investment portfolio theory, investment strategies, asset allocation and diversification, and portfolio construction. Recommended Prior Course: FIN500.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
FIN550 Financial Markets and Institutions
Course Description
This course presents an overview of the roles played by the various markets, institutions, and financial authorities. Specific topics include an introduction the U.S. financial system, the supply and demand for loan funds, securities, and obligations. Emphasis is placed upon policy effects of financial institutions and markets upon various sectors of the economy. Recommended Prior Course: FIN540

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
FIN560 Derivatives and Asset Pricing
Course Description
This course provides a broad and detailed coverage of the derivatives markets including forwards, futures, swaps, and options. The role that derivative securities play in managing risk for multinational corporations, portfolio managers, and institutional investors is emphasized. Derivatives as speculative and hedging strategies are covered in detail.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
FIN570 Insurance and Risk Management
Course Description
This course provides an understanding of how large-scale complex risk can be quantified, managed, and architected. Students learn to identify the business and technical issues, regulatory requirements and techniques to measure and report risk across a major organization. Recommended Prior Course: FIN500

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
FIN575 International Financial Management
Course Description
This course provides a comprehensive introduction and overview of the field of international finance. It covers the knowledge needed to manage the international aspects of multinational firms, the operations of international and foreign bank and financial institutions, and the operations of all firms, organizations, and individuals active in the current and future global business and financial environments. Recommended Prior Course: FIN500

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
FIN580 Capstone: Finance
Course Description
The goal of this capstone course is to integrate all essential concepts in financial decision-making. Students will develop a comprehensive capstone project that can be applied to a place of employment or within the financial sector. Recommended Prior Courses: All required program courses. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
Geology
GEO101 Earth Science
Course Description
This course emphasizes four regions: the hydrosphere (water), the atmosphere (air), the lithosphere (rock), and space. This course fulfills a general education Physical and Natural Science requirement. Not an approved Colorado gtPathways course. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit. This course is no longer available.

Credit Hours: 3

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
GEO101C Earth Science with Lab
Course Description
In GEO101C: Earth Science lecture and laboratory, you will study the four regions of the Earth: the hydrosphere (water), the atmosphere (air), the lithosphere (rock), and space. You will apply this theoretical knowledge to critical thinking and laboratory exercises that will enhance your understanding of Earth Science. This course fulfills a general education Physical and Natural Science lecture and laboratory requirement. This is an approved Colorado gtPathways course. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit.

Credit Hours: 4

Term Class Offered
Fall A 2021 Yes
Fall B 2021 Yes
Fall C 2021 Yes
Fall D 2021 Yes
Winter A 2021 Yes
Winter B 2021 Yes
Winter C 2021 Yes
Winter D 2021 Yes
Spring A 2022 Yes
Spring B 2022 Yes
Spring C 2022 Yes
Spring D 2022 Yes
Fall A 2022 Yes
Fall B 2022 Yes
Fall C 2022 Yes
GEO101L Earth Science Lab
Course Description
This course is designed to augment GEO101 and may fulfill a general education Physical and Natural Science lab requirement. Not an approved Colorado gtPathways course. Course not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit. This course is no longer available.

Credit Hours: 1

-- This course is not scheduled at this time --
Health Professional
HPR108 Dietary Nutrition
Course Description
In this course, students will study the basic nutritional principles in clinical practice in health care. Students will study the factors which influence the nutritional status of individuals, methods of nutritional assessment and support, and diet modification for