Oct 23, 2021  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Journalism

  
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    JOUR 306 - Journalism Law and Ethics (3 credits)


    (Prereq: JOUR 201 ) The legal history and philosophy of the media in light of the First Amendment, including discussion of libel and slander laws, shield laws, the Freedom of Information Act, privacy laws, and other issues affecting the rights and responsibilities of the media. F, S, M, Su, W.
  
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    JOUR 307 - Copy Editing (3 credits)


    (Prereq: JOUR 201  and JOUR 304 ) A rigorous workshop designed to develop editing skills. Students learn to catch fact, style, and grammar errors in copy; tighten and rewrite stories; create headlines; and manage deadlines. F, S, M, Su, W.
  
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    JOUR 308 - Public Opinion and Propaganda (3 credits)


    (Prereq: JOUR 201 ) Offers historical analyses of propaganda as persuasive communication and explores how public opinion and propaganda impact each other and society. F, S, M, Su, W.
  
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    JOUR 309 - Introduction to Public Relations and Integrated Communication (3 credits)


    (Prereq: JOUR 201 ) A survey course on the concepts, strategies, and tactics of public relations as a career field and as it relates to journalism, advertising, and marketing. F, S, M, Su, W.
  
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    JOUR 310 - Writing for Broadcast (3 credits)


    (Prereq: JOUR 304 ) An introduction to broadcast media, as well as reporting. Students learn components of script writing, videotape editing, and the impact of broadcast. F, S, M, Su, W.
  
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    JOUR 311 - Principles of Advertising (3 credits)


    (Prereq: JOUR 201 ) An overview of the broad field of advertising including concepts, strategies, and tactics. Informs students about the role of advertising in the American economy and the procedures involved in planning advertising campaigns. F, S, M, Su, W.
  
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    JOUR 312 - Media Relations (3 credits)


    (Prereq: JOUR 309  and JOUR 311 ) This course is a comprehensive study of media relations from the perspective of both proactive and reactive public relations practice. Particular emphasis is placed on writing for media, interacting with journalists, holding news conferences, understanding the role of the internet and interactive media, responding to organizational crises, and evaluating media relations effectiveness. Students gain proficiency in strategic writing and message composition and refine their skills in making oral presentations. F, S, M, Su, W.
  
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    JOUR 314 Q - TV News Reporting (3 credits)


    (Prereq: JOUR 304  and JOUR 310 ) Introduces students to television news reporting, with a focus on shooting, writing, and editing packages for broadcast. Students will learn reporting judgment, practices, performance and technical skills through experiential projects. F, S, M, Su, W.
  
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    JOUR 316 - Entertainment Media (3 credits)


    Examines the entertainment and network industry in Hollywood, New York, New Jersey, North Carolina and countries around the world, including television networks as well as movie studios. Topics and fields of study include casting, development, script coverage and script analysis. The course may cover location shooting; career choices in the industry; and comparison of the biographies of writers, directors, and producers in the media entertainment industry. Students leave the course with a thorough understanding of the operation and management of the entertainment industry. F, S, M, Su, W.
  
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    JOUR 317 - Television Studio Production (3 credits)


    (Prereq: JOUR 200  or JOUR 201  or permission of the instructor) Introduces students to the practice of television studio production with a special emphasis on producing and directing. Set designs and lighting plot plans are examined and determined for each production, whether for broadcast, cable, corporate media, community media productions, or not-for-profit organizations. Studio crew positions such as assistant director, floor director, camera operator, switcher, video recorder, audio engineer and graphics operator are rotated for each assignment to make students aware of their specific techniques. Projects are competed in a real-time environment. Post-production is not considered for this class. F, S, M, Su, W.
  
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    JOUR 319 Q* - PR Practice and Events (3 credits)


    (Prereq: JOUR 309  and JOUR 311 ) This course is a study of event planning processes and special event planning in which students will demonstrate the ability to connect theory with the practice of event planning in public relations. F, W, S, M, Su.
  
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    JOUR 320 - Evolution of Broadcast News (3 credits)


    (Prereq: JOUR 201 ) Students study the evolution and impact of broadcast news through critical examination of broadcast news coverage of key historical events. Pioneers in the field are also examined. F, S, M, Su, W.
  
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    JOUR 324 - Media Planning (3 credits)


    (Prereq: JOUR 309  and JOUR 311 ) This applied study of various media utilized in communication campaigns provides students with knowledge of the use of media, methods of determining appropriate audiences and media, and the skills and background required for media buying. F, S, M, Su, W.
  
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    JOUR 326 - Brand Strategy and Advertising (3 credits)


    (Prereq: JOUR 309  and JOUR 311 ) An overview of brand strategy and advertising from a communication perspective, with emphasis on strategies for developing a brand and on skills needed to create advertisements. Topics covered include how to communicate a brand identity, advertising design and copywriting, and creating advertising executions. F, S, M, Su, W.
  
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    JOUR 340 Q* - Radio News and Entertainment (3 credits)


    (Prereq: JOUR 200  or JOUR 201 ) Offers a broad survey of radio journalism and entertainment with some experiential learning. Students create and execute projects for on-air use. Students have the opportunity to use WCCU Radio, the department’s internet radio station, as a workshop for classwork and assignments. F, S, M, Su, W.
  
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    JOUR 350 - Interactive Media and Society (3 credits)


    Offers an overview of interactive media, with an emphasis on participatory and social practices surrounding information and entertainment. The material covered reflects sustained trends in journalism, media and society. Topics may include the history and evolution of media from analog to digital formats; new models for journalism, news, creativity, production and consumption; and the outcomes, implications and consequences for culture and organizations. F, S, M, Su, W.
  
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    JOUR 361 - News Feature Writing (3 credits)


    (Prereq: JOUR 304 ) Students develop the skills needed to produce journalism feature articles appropriate for newspapers, magazines and online media. They research and write a variety of feature articles and review examples of excellent feature writing. They continue to improve their interviewing skills and work to become strong storytellers. Writing nonfiction articles as a freelance writer also will be covered. F, S, M, Su.
  
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    JOUR 365 - Women and Media (3 credits)


    A survey course about the history of women’s roles and contributions in media, employment, and media effects on women. F, S, M, Su, W.
  
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    JOUR 366 - Sports Public Relations and Integrated Communication (3 credits)


    (Prereq: JOUR 304  and JOUR 309 ; or JOUR 311  and JOUR 312  or JOUR 319 ) A broad survey of Sports Communication, including public relations and integrated communication research, training, planning, and execution. Useful for students entering Sports Communication career fields, as it may address topics common to this career field: publicity and media relations; event planning and execution; crisis management; reputation management; issue and policy communications; sponsor, stakeholder, and fan relations; corporate social responsibility; and sports-related social issues. F, W, S, M, Su.
  
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    JOUR 419 - Strategic Communication Campaigns (3 credits)


    (Prereq: JOUR 309  and JOUR 311 ) An in-depth and applied study of the strategic communication process, including research, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Designed specifically to provide experiential learning opportunities as students work in teams to develop a campaign. F, S, M, Su, W.
  
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    JOUR 433 Q - Teal Nation Communications (CCU Agency) (3 credits)


    (Prereq: JOUR 304  and JOUR 309 ; or JOUR 311  and JOUR 312  or JOUR 319 ) The course is the anchor for a student-run, full service agency providing integrated communications solutions for real clients. It is useful for students interested in entering the communications fields, including agencies, internal and external corporate communications, government, and policy communications. The CCU Agency is student-led and client-driven, allowing students to both lead and be a part of a team, servicing the communication needs of various for-profit and not-for-profit clients. This course may be repeated for up to six credit hours. F, W, S, M, Su.
  
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    JOUR 450 - Senior Seminar (3 credits)


    (Prereq: completion of 90 credit hours) A narrow, in-depth examination of a topic in media studies. The topic should be one either not covered in other courses or only surveyed. Course material focuses on relevant research and theory. F, S, M, Su, W.
  
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    JOUR 489 - Journalism Special Topics Seminar (3 credits)


    (Prereq: JOUR 200  and JOUR 201 ; or permission of the instructor) Exact topics vary, but each is an interdisciplinary seminar emphasizing the relationships between journalism, mass media, and various aspects of society. The course may be repeated for Journalism elective credit. Topics may include broadcast radio, sports journalism, international journalism and web design. F, S, M, Su, W.
  
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    JOUR 495 Q - Journalism Internship (3 credits)


    (Prereq: JOUR 201 , JOUR 304 , and either JOUR 305  or JOUR 310 ) Students receive professional experience and instruction in a substantial internship while working 10 hours per week with a local media organization. Contracts outlining content, supervision, and grading criteria must be approved in advance by the dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts. This course may be repeated for up to six credit hours with permission from the instructor. F, W, S, M, Su.

Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies

  
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    KRSS 181 - Lifeguard Training (3 credits)


    (Prereq: permission of the instructor based on a preliminary swimming assessment during initial class meeting) Study designed to enable students to become certified through the American Red Cross in Lifeguard Training, Adult CPR, and Standard First Aid. S, Su.
  
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    KRSS 182 - Water Safety Instructor Training (3 credits)


    (Prereq: permission of the instructor based on a preliminary swimming assessment during initial class meeting) Study designed to certify the student as an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. Teaching methodology and strategies are developed to enhance instructional abilities. S, Su.
  
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    KRSS 222 - Functional Kinesiology and Sport Conditioning (3 credits)


    An introduction to the study of the anatomical basis of human movement, with emphasis on bone, muscle, their growth and development, joint structure and movement, and major physiological principles. In addition, the application of those scientific underpinnings to sport conditioning will be covered. F, S, Su.
  
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    KRSS 301 - Coaching Pedagogy and Management (3 credits)


    (Prereq: KRSS 222  or permission of the instructor) This course provides an introduction to the philosophy, principles and techniques of effective coaching with emphasis on the pedagogical and psychosocial aspects of preparing amateur athletes for competition. Course includes the art and science of coaching in areas such as group/team development, practice planning, teaching sport skills and game tactics, and team assessment and evaluation. F, S, Su.
  
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    KRSS 497 - Practicum in Sport Coaching (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in KRSS 301  and EXSS 330 ) Supervised field experience coaching a team in a recreational, amateur or educational setting. Students required to accumulate at least 100 approved and supervised contact hours. Course also requires self-study and successful completion of a national, external coaching certification. F, S, Su.

Languages and Intercultural Studies

  
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    FREN 211 - Intermediate French Studies II (3 credits)


    (Prereq: FREN 210  or by placement) Intensive review of fundamental language skills in preparation for advanced-level course work, with particular emphasis on reading. French 211 is a required course for the French Minor. F, S.
  
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    GERM 211 - Intermediate German Studies II (3 credits)


    (Prereq: GERM 210  or by placement) Intensive review of fundamental language skills in preparation for advanced-level course work, with particular emphasis on reading. F, S.
  
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    ITAL 211 - Intermediate Italian Studies II (3 credits)


    (Prereq: ITAL 210  or by placement) Intensive review of fundamental language skills in preparation for advanced-level coursework. F, S.
  
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    LIS 122 - Introduction to Intercultural Studies (3 credits)


    In this course students will have the opportunity to view and appreciate the distinctive character of different lands and peoples and acquire a basic intercultural communicative awareness that will prepare them for the study of a language. In addition, students will become familiar with scholarly approaches used in the discipline, which may include linguistics, second language acquisition, cultural studies, film studies, literary studies, interdisciplinary approaches, and/or pedagogy. Content will focus on a particular topic or theme within the context of non-English-speaking cultures. F, S.
  
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    LIS 301 - Intercultural Communication (3 credits)


    (=COMM 301 ) Focuses on the dynamics of how culture influences the communication process. Considers topics such as the roles of rituals and social dramas and provides an extensive and relevant discussion of different worldviews to gain “cultural competency.” F, S, M, Su, W.
  
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    LIS 305 - French/Francophone Cultural History through Literature (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in ENGL 101 ) Selected translated readings of French/Francophone literature from a range of time periods, literary movements, and genres. Discussion and analysis of a variety of texts, with consideration of their cultural and historical backgrounds. Course taught in English. Students who wish to obtain credit towards a French minor should co-enroll in FREN 305L . This course may be repeated up to two times for credit under different topics. F, S.
  
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    LIS 390 - Topics in Russian Culture (3 credits)


    This course introduces students to Russian culture through its history, literature, folklore, cinema, and fine arts. It provides students with an opportunity to analyze main ideas and values that have shaped the cultural identities of Russians. The intellectual and cultural history of Russia is explored through important textual and artistic images of Russian culture. The course also tracks the transformations of Russian culture from its origins to the present. No knowledge of Russian is required for this course. F, S.
  
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    LIS 401 - The Holocaust (3 credits)


    (Prereq: ENGL 101  with a grade of ‘C’ or better) This course will approach the Nazi genocide from a German Studies perspective, examining the cultural and ideological foundations of modern anti- Semitism and National Socialism, as well as representations of the Holocaust in post-war and contemporary German and Austrian society. Fictional texts, films, memoirs, speeches, essays, and poetry will be examined in historical context, and issues and debates surrounding Holocaust representation will be explored. The course is taught in English; no knowledge of German is required. Students who wish to obtain credit towards a German minor should co-enroll in GERM 301L : German Culture Lab. S.
  
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    LIS 402 - Gender and Sexuality in German and Austrian Culture (3 credits)


    (=WGST 402 ) (Prereq: ENGL 101 ) German and Austrian artists, intellectuals, and scientists have exercised enormous influence on attitudes about gender and sexuality over the course of the twentieth century and up to the present day. This class traces the development of discourses of gender and sexuality by analyzing works of fiction, non-fiction, and film in the cultural, social, and political context in which they were created. Topics to be addressed include psychoanalysis, sexology, homosexual emancipation, the women’s movement and feminism, the sexual politics of Nazi Germany, and contemporary debates surrounding multiculturalism. The course is taught in English and open to students without prior knowledge of German. To receive credit for the German minor or towards the major in Languages and Intercultural Studies, students must co-enroll in GERM 301L : German Culture Lab. F.
  
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    LIS 403 - Nazi Cinema (3 credits)


    Our culture’s fascination with Nazis and Nazi Germany is unending. Whether we are trying to understand how normal people can be swept up by a wave of fascism, or whether we are reincarnating Nazis as ultimate villains of our films, games, and other visual media, our fascination with fascism endures. The course includes both cinema from Nazi Germany and contemporary images of Nazis from Germany and beyond to better understand both sides of this fascination. F, S, M, Su.

Latin

  
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    LATN 110 - Introductory Latin I (3 credits)


    Fundamentals of the language. Practice in listening, speaking, reading, sentence analysis, and writing. Readings familiarize student with Roman culture.
  
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    LATN 120 - Introductory Latin II (3 credits)


    (Prereq: LATN 110  or by placement) A continuation of Latin 110 with the introduction of additional vocabulary and grammatical constructions.
  
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    LATN 130 - Introductory Latin III (3 credits)


    (Prereq: LATN 120  or by placement) Mastery of complex constructions and English translation. Emphasis on composition and oral/silent reading skills.

Latin American Studies

  
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    LATS 326 - Cuban Literature in Translation (1 to 3 credits)


    (= SPAN 326 ) (Prereq: permission of the instructor) (Coreq: Travel study in Cuba) Selected readings in Cuban literature in translation. Students will read, research and write on Cuban literature, society and culture. A non-refundable deposit is required upon registration.
  
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    LATS 399 - Independent Study in Latin America (3 credits)


    An independent study course conducted under faculty supervision in Latin America. The course may be conducted through any university department. It is normally taken by students enrolled in SPAN 350 , Study Abroad.

Library

  
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    LIBR 103 - Strategies for Academic Research (1 credit)


    This course introduces students to search strategies and resources necessary for conducting academic research. Students will learn how to locate and search in appropriate databases and will develop skills to find, access, evaluate and use needed information efficiently and responsibly. F, S.
  
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    LIBR 113 - Research Strategies for Education Students (1 credit)


    This course will introduce and reinforce search skills that will assist students in finding sources suitable to college, professional, and personal research questions. Students will learn the research process and skills needed to conduct advanced research in education. In addition to readings and class activities, students will have hands-on practice in the classroom to further develop their skills in recognizing when information is needed and developing or strengthening the ability to find, evaluate, and use the needed information responsibly. Focusing on advanced research strategies and the process of research will help students navigate the complex world of information and enable students to locate better quality sources more efficiently. F, S.
  
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    LIBR 123 - Strategies for Business Research (1 credit)


    This course introduces students to search strategies and resources necessary to research a public company and an industry. Students will learn how to locate and search in both free and proprietary resources and will develop skills to find, access, evaluate and use information to conduct business research. F, S.
  
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    LIBR 133 - Strategies for Science Research (1 credit)


    This course introduces students to search strategies and resources necessary for conducting science research. Students will learn how to locate and search in appropriate subject-specific databases and will develop skills to find, access, evaluate and use information efficiently and responsibly. F, S.

Management

  
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    MGMT 306 - Organizational Theory & Behavior (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in CBAD 301 ) A study of the organization, focusing on interactions between organizational designs and people within an ethical framework. The dynamics and links between individuals, groups, and the national and international environment are analyzed to highlight the determinants of organizational effectiveness. A major focus is on the development of positive interpersonal relations. F, S.
  
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    MGMT 308 - Managing Human Capital (3 credits)


    (Prereq: CBAD 301 ) This course presents how human resources contribute to organizational performance. The course examines how human behavior theories about personality, perception, conflict management, and motivation influence the development of human resource systems for staffing, evaluating, and rewarding people. Students will develop interpersonal and technical competencies to improve their workforce readiness. F, S.
  
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    MGMT 309 Q* - Leading High Performance Teams (3 credits)


    (Prereq: CBAD 301 ) This course provides exposure to essential concepts related to working with and leading others in small groups and teams. The course will explore aspects of interpersonal dynamics including power, communication, trust, team decision making, and conflict. Students will practice organizing, leading, and collaborating in a team environment. As a result, this course will devote significant time to personal leadership development and the improvement of interpersonal skills, such as conflict management, active listening, and supportive communication. F, S.
  
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    MGMT 320 Q* - Entrepreneurial Leadership (3 credits)


    (Prereq: junior standing) This course focuses on explaining the roles of entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and innovation leaders in organizations and their potential impact on the larger world. The general ethic of the innovative and creative orientation of entrepreneurial leadership will be detailed. Practice in basic entrepreneurial leadership concepts are supported by hands-on projects and exercises. Students will be helped in integrating into their own lives the entrepreneurial ethic for long-run success in business and life. F, S.
  
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    MGMT 324 - Idea Generation in the Innovation Process (3 credits)


    This course will provide a systematic approach to creativity, the foundation for students to understand how to generate innovative ideas in any field. The course gives students the theories behind and practice using tools to generate meaningfully unique ideas. These tools engage creative stimuli, diversity, and mining for technology and economic, social and cultural trends. The course will examine case histories that demonstrate how social and cultural contexts and human institutions have been influenced by innovative individuals who have realized original ideas in practice.
  
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    MGMT 325 - Communicating Novel Ideas in Dynamic Settings (3 credits)


    (Prereq or Coreq: MGMT 324 ) This course combines elements of several disciplines to generate clear, precise and creative expression. Attention is given to narrative power of visual imagery as well as text; an emphasis is placed on writing as a method of prototyping and technology translation. Students learn to communicate the benefit, the uniqueness, and the credibility of a concept to others. Students work with innovators to explore and translate the benefits of technical and specialized ideas to a target audience. Students will learn how to evaluate novel ideas through the process of articulation and to translate big ideas into words that persuade others to take action.
  
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    MGMT 340 - Attracting and Acquiring Talent (3 credits)


    (Prereq: MGMT 308 ) Examines the processes necessary for the effective recruitment, selection, and orientation of employees in an organizational setting. The course will focus on human resources planning to meet organizational goals; job analysis and design; developing valid and reliable selection systems; ensuring legal compliance of selection systems; and facilitating the entry of new employees into the organization. F, S.
  
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    MGMT 341 - Managing Talent and Developing 21st Century Leaders (3 credits)


    (Prereq: MGMT 308 ) Extends the study of human resource management with a focus on developing employees and managing employee performance. Topics include the development, implementation and evaluation of training programs and performance appraisal systems, as well as career planning and employee relations issues. This course provides an analysis of effective approaches to training and development, with an emphasis on leadership development, and an illustration of performance feedback. F, S.
  
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    MGMT 362 - Global Leadership Development (3 credits)


    (Prereq: CBAD 301 ) This course provides an introduction to global leadership and focuses on personal skill development as a leader in today’s diverse work environment. The course includes exposure to content related to the increasingly diverse nature of the global work environment, effective management of human capital in that environment, and how one’s personal skill level can be improved to maximize leadership potential. Through interactive assignments and exercises, students will be encouraged to develop a global diversity mindset that will enhance one’s ability to emerge as a leader in their field. F, S.
  
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    MGMT 420 - Current Topics in Entrepreneurship & Innovation (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in CBAD 301 ) (Coreq: MGMT 320  or permission of the instructor) This course enables a student to study emerging or important topics in entrepreneurship and innovation not covered in depth elsewhere. This includes areas of special interest to faculty or in an area of expertise. This can include but is not limited to service entrepreneurship, minority entrepreneurship, new venture fundraising, scientific product commercialization, and creative enterprise management. Offered as needed.
  
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    MGMT 421 - Initiation of a New Business Enterprise (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in CBAD 301 ) This course enables students to consider the full set of business issues that exist in a business start-up and the appropriate analyses to complete a business plan proposal. Students will learn the tools and processes needed to create a business plan, what needs to be included in the business plan, why, and for whom. Students will evaluate the feasibility of an opportunity, determine preliminary marketing and financial management plans and design an organization to fit its business model. As part of building the business plan, this class will focus on communicating new ideas to a professional audience that may include potential investors, lenders, and customers. F, S.
  
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    MGMT 422 - Managing Family/Small Business Growth & Innovation (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in CBAD 301 ) This course will enable a student to consider a full set of growth and innovation issues along with change implementation issues that exist in family and small businesses. The course surveys the unique aspects of family and small businesses and addresses sources of change initiatives ranging from simple growth, transitions of leadership, and implementation of innovations. Topics include transfer of power from founder/family member to non-founder/non-family member, hiring and acquiring additional resources, managing networks, international opportunity identification and issues, advanced internet technology and the small/family business. F, S.
  
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    MGMT 423 - Study Abroad in Entrepreneurship & Innovation (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in CBAD 301  and MGMT 320 ) One aspect of entrepreneurial and innovation activities is that entrepreneurs, intrepreneurs, and innovation leaders must learn to take action and learn from others no matter where they are in the world. This course requires the student to engage in an entrepreneurial, or innovation research activity that combines field experiences from a study abroad trip to another country with secondary research. Experiential engagement to shift among the countries of the world with an average of two countries being experienced. The student reflects on and shares the learning from the work done for the class. May, Su.
  
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    MGMT 424 - Feasibility and Commercialization of Novel Ideas (3 credits)


    (Prereq: MGMT 324  and MGMT 325 ) Students work with real product and service ideas and create working prototypes to find the flaws of a design quickly and inexpensively. Topics include application of the scientific method to the prototyping process, sales forecasting, open source technology, patent searching, provisional patent writing and some elements of market research and funding.
  
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    MGMT 429 Q* - Practicum in Entrepreneurship & Innovation (3 to 6 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MGMT 421  or MGMT 422 ) One aspect of entrepreneurial and innovation activities is that entrepreneurs, entrepreneurs, and innovation leaders must learn to take action. This course requires the student to engage in an entrepreneurial, or innovation/growth implementation activity. Experiential engagement may include activities such as: Competing in business plan competitions; participating in ‘Students in Free Enterprise’ competitions; starting a business and demonstrating successful implementation (virtually or in real life); or doing a consulting project with a small business owner. A maximum of six (6) credit hours may be taken. F, S, Su.
  
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    MGMT 440 - Retaining Talent and Maximizing the Value of Human Capital (3 credits)


    (Prereq: MGMT 308 ) This course examines processes and practices associated with retaining employees in light of an organization’s strategic goals and objectives, including development and implementation of a total rewards system ensuring workplace safety and managing employee rights. Topics addressed include compensation, benefits, workplace safety, workplace violence, employee relations and labor relations. F, S.
  
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    MGMT 461 - Cross-Cultural Management (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in CBAD 301 ) This course involves an analysis of how cultural, economic, and societal influences affect the practices of management. Concepts and practices of planning, organizing, leading employees, and other concerns are examined across different national settings. The human effect in the managerial process is emphasized, and situational influences are identified and examined. S.
  
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    MGMT 462 - Competing in Foreign Markets (3 credits)


    (Prereq: CBAD 301 ) This course focuses on why, where, and how firms choose to enter and compete in foreign markets. The role of the geographical, economic, cultural, and institutional environments in foreign market entry and competition will be addressed. Particular attention will also be paid to the ethical dilemmas presented by operating internationally. F.
  
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    MGMT 480 - Leadership in Project Management (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in CBAD 301 ) Skills and techniques for effective project management. Topics include project development, budget management, scheduling, quality control, and team building. F, S.
  
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    MGMT 481 - Quality Process Management (3 credits)


    (=HRTM 474 ) (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in CBAD 301 ) The systematic process through which managers regulate organizational activities to meet planned goals and standards of quality. Topics will include different types of quality control processes, total quality management, product and service quality techniques, and the uses of information technology for insuring quality. F, S.
  
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    MGMT 482 - Global Supply Chain Management (3 credits)


    (Prereq: CBAD 364 ) This course covers supply chain management from a global perspective. Topics include supply chain strategy, global sourcing, procurement strategies, purchasing, outsourcing, offshoring, global logistics, warehouse management, inventory management, risk pooling, global supply chain integration, and supply chain information technologies. F, S.
  
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    MGMT 483 - Business Process Management (3 credits)


    (Prereq: CBAD 364 ) This course covers the concepts and techniques of business process analysis and improvement as they relate to operations. Topics include process mapping, process modeling, lean systems, six-sigma, business process reengineering, and quantitative total quality management techniques. S.
  
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    MGMT 484 - Business Decisions Support Systems (3 credits)


    (Prereq: CBAD 364 ) This course provides an introduction to Decision Support Systems as they pertain to business and managerial decision-making through the use of computer-based systems for creating business intelligence. Visual Basic for Applications is used in this course to create, analyze, and automate business decisions. Topics include DSS definitions and terminology, DSS creation using Excel, the Excel Object Model, introduction to VBA and macros, custom user interface creation, and VBA interface components. Integration of other business data representations such as web data and other external databases will also be included in this course. S.
  
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    MGMT 485 - Process Planning and Control (3 credits)


    (Prereq: CBAD 364 ) This course provides an introduction to process planning and control systems for business and industry. Topics include manufacturing planning and control (MPC) systems, demand management, master production scheduling (MPS), material requirements planning (MRP), capacity management, production activity control (PAC), and Just-in-Time manufacturing and production. S.
  
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    MGMT 486 - Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) Certification Review (1 credit)


    (Prereq: A grade of C or better in CBAD 301  or permission of the instructor) (Prereq or Coreq: current or prior enrollment in MGMT 480 ) This is an exam preparation course for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) Exam. The course may be taken in conjunction with MGMT 480 : Leadership in Project Management, for students who are interested in taking the CAPM Exam. The course will review topics covered in the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide and provide students with study techniques and examination practice. This course is not affiliated with the Project Management Institute, the exam provider, and does not exempt students from examination eligibility requirements. This course may be repeated, but with no additional credits. Pass/Fail grading only. F, S.
  
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    MGMT 497 - Management Internship (0 to 12 credits)


    (Prereq: Admission to the Wall College of Business or permission from the assistant dean of students) The Management Internship is a supervised work experience within an organization’s management function. Students must work a minimum of sixty (60) hours in the internship environment per credit hour earned. The specific work environment and student’s job responsibilities must be approved in advance by the supervising faculty member. Students may receive from zero to twelve (0-12) credit hours for the Management Internship course, which may be repeated up to three (3) times for credit; however, students cannot earn more than a total of twelve (12) management internship credit hours over the course of a single undergraduate program and only six (6) credit hours may be applied toward the minimum credit hours required for a single Coastal Carolina University degree. Only three (3) credit hours can be applied toward the Management Major requirements. F, S, Su.

Marine Science

  
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    MSCI 101 - The Sea (3 credits)


    (Coreq: MSCI 101L ) A non-technical introduction to oceanography for non-majors. Stresses basics of marine science and their relationship to people. Students may not receive credit for both MSCI 101 and MSCI 111 . F, S, Su.
  
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    MSCI 101L - Laboratory for The Sea (1 credit)


    (Coreq: MSCI 101 ) Laboratory exercises to accompany MSCI 101 . F, S, Su.
  
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    MSCI 102 - Environmental Geology (3 credits)


    (=GEOL 102 ) (Coreq: MSCI 102L ) The geologic processes and features that affect human usage and development of the earth’s resources. Topics include natural hazards such as earthquakes, floods and volcanic eruptions, use of natural resources such as surface and ground water, soils and the coastal zone and contamination control. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours per week. Offered as needed.
  
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    MSCI 102L - Environmental Geology Laboratory (1 credit)


    (=GEOL 102L ) (Coreq: MSCI 102 ) The environmental geology laboratory course focuses on active learning exercises demonstrating the dynamic interrelationships of earth’s inhabitants, natural resources and geohazards. Specific exercises, conducted in the classroom and in the field, concern the resources and geohazards associated with mineral and rocks, global plate motions, earthquakes and volcanoes, wetlands and coastal regions and land-use issues. Offered as needed.
  
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    MSCI 103 - Navigation and Seamanship (3 credits)


    An introduction to the theory of electronic, celestial and dead reckoning navigation with each applied to practical problems in the laboratory and at sea. Boat safety, boat handling at sea and in harbor, rules of the road, minor repairs, first aid and use of a boat as a marine sampling platform are presented and applied. Offered as needed.
  
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    MSCI 111 - Introduction to Marine Science (3 credits)


    (Coreq: MSCI 111L ) (Prereq or Coreq: completion of or concurrent enrollment in MATH 131  or above, OR an SAT math score of 550 or higher, OR an ACT math score of 24 or higher) An introduction to the general theory and principles of marine science covering the physical, biological, geological, and chemical characteristics of seawater and sediments. F, S.
  
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    MSCI 111L - The Present-Day Marine Environment Laboratory (1 credit)


    (Coreq: MSCI 111 ) Laboratory and field experiences to demonstrate the functioning of the marine environment. Three laboratory hours per week. F, S.
  
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    MSCI 112 - The Origin and Evolution of the Marine Environment (3 credits)


    (=GEOL 112 ) (Coreq: MSCI 112L ) (Prereq or Coreq: completion of or concurrent enrollment in MATH 131  or above, OR an SAT math score of 550 or higher, OR an ACT math score of 24 or higher) Concepts concerning the origin and evolution of the earth and seas, with geological processes related to their development. The origin and evolution of life including primitive forms in the marine environment. F, S.
  
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    MSCI 112L - Marine Environment Laboratory (1 credit)


    (=GEOL 112L ) (Coreq: MSCI 112 ) Laboratory and field experiences to illustrate the process of evolution in the oceans and associated marine life. F, S.
  
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    MSCI 201 - Scientific Communication (3 credits)


    (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MSCI 111 /MSCI 111L  or MSCI 112 /MSCI 112L ) Multidisciplinary training in the art of scientific communication, including the ability to critically interpret quantitative data and to disseminate the significance and meaning of those data through multiple media, including graphic representation, written explanation, and oral presentation. F, S.
  
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    MSCI 301 - Physical Oceanography (3 credits)


    (Prereq: Students must earn a grade of ‘C’ or better in MSCI 112 , MATH 160  and PHYS 211 ) (Coreq: MSCI 301L ) A comprehensive study of the field of physical oceanography. Topics include physical properties of the ocean, ocean dynamics, air-sea interactions, waves, tides, and the ocean’s role in climate. In the lab, students analyze real-time global ocean data and quantitative analysis skills are developed. F, S.
  
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    MSCI 301L - Physical Oceanography Laboratory (1 credit)


    (Coreq: MSCI 301 ) The laboratory will demonstrate the topics and principles presented in lecture. F, S.
  
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    MSCI 302 - Marine Biology (3 credits)


    (Prereq: MSCI 111  and BIOL 122 ) (Coreq: MSCI 302L ) Study of the adaptive and evolutionary mechanisms by which organisms are able to occupy the various marine habitats. The evolutionary development of the diversity of marine organisms. F, S.
  
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    MSCI 302L - Marine Biology Laboratory (1 credit)


    (Coreq: MSCI 302 ) The laboratory demonstrates the topics and principles presented in lecture. F, S.
  
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    MSCI 303 - Aquaculture (3 credits)


    (Prereq: MSCI 112  and BIOL 122 ) A general introduction to the principles of culturing organisms, including types of culture, water quality, feeding, breeding, and diseases of common species. Three lecture hours per week. Each student will be required to give an oral presentation. Offered as needed.
  
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    MSCI 304 - Marine Geology (3 credits)


    (=GEOL 304 ) (Prereq: MSCI 112 ) (Coreq: MSCI 304L ) A comprehensive study of the origin and development of the major structural features of ocean basins and the continental margins. Discussion of the techniques used in obtaining geological data and the interpretation of processes, vulcanism and the stratigraphy of ocean basins. F, S.
  
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    MSCI 304L - Marine Geology Laboratory (1 credit)


    (=GEOL 304L ) (Coreq: MSCI 304 ) The laboratory demonstrates the topics and principles presented in lecture. F, S.
  
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    MSCI 305 - Marine Chemistry (3 credits)


    (Writing Intensive) (Prereq: MATH 131  or above and a grade of ‘C’ or better in MSCI 111 , MSCI 112 , and CHEM 112 ) (MSCI 305L ) An introduction to the chemistry of seawater, marine organisms and sediments. The impact of humans on the biogeochemistry of the ocean is emphasized. Laboratories involve the collection and chemical analysis of sea water. Techniques of solving word problems are developed during recitation. F, S.
  
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    MSCI 305L - Marine Chemistry Laboratory (1 credit)


    (Coreq: MSCI 305 ) The laboratory demonstrates the topics and principles presented in lecture. Three laboratory hours per week. F, S.
  
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    MSCI 311 Q - Hydrographic Techniques (3 credits)


    (Prereq: MSCI 111 , MATH 131 , and STAT 201 /STAT 201L ) (Coreq: MSCI 311L ) Introduction to standard coastal oceanographic equipment, with a focus on physical measurements. Students become familiar with instrument use and communication through research projects. Students plan and execute projects, download and analyze data, and present results. F.
  
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    MSCI 311L - Hydrographic Techniques Laboratory (1 credit)


    (Coreq: MSCI 311 ) The laboratory demonstrates the topics and principles presented in lecture. Three laboratory hours per week. F.
  
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    MSCI 315 - Field Methods in Oceanographic Data Analysis (3 credits)


    (Prereq: MSCI 111 , MSCI 111L , and MATH 131  or equivalent) (Coreq: MSCI 315L ) This course is an introduction to oceanographic data collection and analysis at a field station. The lecture will include an introduction to data processing and analysis using computer software, using examples and case studies drawn from the ongoing oceanographic research at the field station. Students will learn how to import, visualize, analyze and interpret oceanographic data including Eulerian and Lagrangian time-series, profile data and 2-D bathymetric and remote sensing data. A large case study will be the analysis of the data collected during the laboratory portion of the class. This course is part of a three week Maymester or Summer field experience plus preparatory meetings and assignments during the previous semester. May, Su.
  
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    MSCI 315L - Field Methods in Oceanographic Data Analysis Laboratory (1 credit)


    (Prereq: MSCI 111 , MSCI 111L , and MATH 131  or equivalent)  (Coreq: MSCI 315 ) The laboratory is a hands-on introduction to oceanographic data collection, using the oceanographic equipment found at a field station. Students will learn how common oceanographic instrumentation functions, deploy and retrieve instruments, and acquire and process data from the cruise. This laboratory is part of a three week Maymester or Summer field experience plus preparatory meetings and assignments during the previous semester. May, Su.
  
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    MSCI 316 - Sedimentary Geology (3 credits)


    (=GEOL 316 ) (Prereq: GEOL 102 , GEOL 111 , GEOL 112 , or MSCI 112 ) (Coreq: MSCI 316L ) Introduction to concepts and practices in the field of sedimentary geology including classical stratigraphic concepts, elementary sedimentary petrology and depositional environments. Each student will be required to give an oral presentation. Three lecture hours per week. S, odd years.
  
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    MSCI 316L - Sedimentary Geology Laboratory (1 credit)


    (=GEOL 316L ) (Coreq: MSCI 316 ) The laboratory demonstrates the topics and principles presented in lecture. Three laboratory hours per week. S, odd years.
  
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    MSCI 318 - Physical Analysis of Sediments (3 credits)


    (=GEOL 318 ) (Prereq: permission of the instructor) (Coreq: MSCI 318L ) Detailed treatment of modern approaches to sedimentary analysis including textural and structural studies, mineral separation, beneficiation, and suspended sediment treatment of unconsolidated laboratory materials. Each student is required to give an oral presentation. Three lecture hours per week. Offered as needed.
 

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