Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science (BACS)

The programs of Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science are designed to provide the students with the tools that will empower them to solve high complexity problems in innovative ways, using state of the art technology. These programs are designed to accept students directly from high school or Community College students who have earned an Associate’s Degree in a related field.

About the School of Engineering and Computer Science

Minimum Requirements

The student must complete the following minimum requirements to earn the Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science (BACS) or the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BSCS) degree:

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES – 30 credit hours

  • 12 credit hours in Humanities
    (6 credit hours must include English Composition I and II)
  • 9 credit hours in Social Sciences
  • 9 credit hours in Mathematics/Sciences
    (3 credit hours must include College Algebra)

 

Computer Science Foundation Courses – 12 credit hours
BACS ELECTIVES – 27 credit hours
Core courses – 25 credit hours
BACS Academic track – 27 credit hours

BACS ACADEMIC DEGREE – TOTAL HOURS = 121 credit hours

Courses & Credits

BACS and BSCS GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES (30 Credit Hours)

COURSE TITLE CR-HRS
ENC 1101 English Composition I   3
ENC 1102 English Composition II   3
LIT 2411 Literature and Culture Issues   3
HUE 1999 Selected Topics in Humanities   3
PSY 2012 Introduction to Psychology   3
SYG 2000 Introduction to Sociology   3
SSE 1999 Selected Topics in Social Sciences   3
MAC 1105 College Algebra   3
PSC 1121 Physical Science   3
CGS 1100 Computer Science   3
TOTAL 30

Computer science foundation COURSES (12 Credit Hours)

COURSE TITLE CR-HRS
MAC 1147   Pre-Calculus/Algebra/Trigonometry   3
BSC 1005 Introduction to Biology   3
CHM 1025 Introduction to Chemistry   3
CGS 2405 Intermediate Programming in C Language   3
TOTAL 12

 

BACS and BSCS CORE COURSES (25 Credit Hours)

COURSE TITLE CR-HRS
ETH 3050   Ethical & Legal Aspects of Computers & Technology   3
CEC 3000 Object Oriented Programming I   3
ETH 3020 Contemporary Social Problems in Computers & Technology   3
MAT 2000 Calculus I   4
CEC 3300 Object Oriented Programming II   3
MAT 3400   Discrete Mathematics   3
CEC 3070 Visual Basic Programming   3
  Computer Science Elective   3
TOTAL 25


BACS and BSCS ACADEMIC TRACK COURSES

COURSE TITLE BACSCR-HRS BSCSCR-HRS
CEC 3650 Data Structures 3 3
CEC 4000 Database Systems 3 3
CEC 4050 Data Communications 3 3
CEC 4100 Operating Systems 3
CEC 4120 Assembly Programming Language 3 3
CEC 4200 Internet Programming 3
CEC 4650 Software Engineering I 3 3
CEC 4710 Comp. Science Sr. Project I 3 3
CEC 4750 Design and Analysis of Algorithms 3 3
CEC 4800 Electronic Commerce (EC) Technology 3
MAT 2650 Calculus II 4
STA 2010 Probability and Statistics 3
PHY 2600 Physics I 4
Computer Science Elective 3
TOTAL 27 38

 

 

 

 

UNDERGRADUATE COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

ACC 2001 Principles of Accounting I

An introduction to the basic principles of financial accounting with emphasis on basic accounting procedures. Analysis of income statement procedures, computerized accounting applications and the accounting cycle are highlighted. Other topics include inventories, receivables, and cash. (3 credits)

ACC 2011 Principles of Accounting II

A continuation of Accounting I, this course emphasizes accounting theory and applications as they apply to the accounting cycle. Discussions also include plant assets, intangible assets, current and long-term liabilities. Prerequisite: ACC 2001. (3 credits)

ACC 3310 Cost Accounting

A study of the methods and procedures of accounting in the determination of the unit cost of a product. It includes the procedures for the three main elements of the cost of the product (material, labor and overhead) using cost accumulation and standard cost. Emphasis is placed in the control of production costs. Prerequisite: ACC 2011. (3 credits)

ACC 3320 Computer Applications in Accounting

Installation, application and study of accounting software such as Peachtree and other popular packages in extensive use. These programs are used to analyze various accounting scenarios and prepare financial statements. Prerequisites: CGS 1100 and ACC 2011. (3 credits)

ACC 3330 Intermediate Accounting I

This is the first of two courses designed to cover financial topics in depth. The course covers the development of accounting principles, preparation of financial statements, and use of time value of money. Prerequisite: ACC 2011. (4 credits)

ACC 3340 Intermediate Accounting II

This course continues Intermediate Accounting I and is designed to cover additional financial topics in depth. The course covers the development of financial instruments and an introduction to the decisions and opinions of the regulatory bodies of the accounting practice. Prerequisite: ACC 3330. (4 credits)

ACC 3360 Federal Income Taxes

A study of the principles and procedures used to prepare income tax returns for individuals, partnerships, and corporations. Prerequisite: ACC 2011. (3 credits)

ACC 4310 Advanced Accounting

Special problems in the field of accounting. Includes partnerships, installment sales, consignments, home offices, consolidations, and non-profit organizations. It also includes topics in fund accounting. Prerequisite: ACC 3340. (3 credits)

ACC 4320 Auditing

A study of the principles of auditing and their application to financial statements. Internal control systems, auditing programs, ethical principles and responsibilities of auditors are covered. Prerequisite: ACC 2011. (3 credits)

ARH 1000 Art Appreciation

A chronological study of the visual arts from prehistory to modern day. Students will discover the visual arts as an important social force throughout history. (3 credits)

BEL 3000 Selected Topics in Business I

In-depth, intensive study of selected topics in the area of business. If different topics are studied, this course may be taken twice for credit. (3 credits)

BEL 3100 Selected Topics in Business II

In-depth, intensive study of selected topics in the area of business. If different topics are studied, this course may be taken twice for credit. (3 credits)

BEL 3200 Selected Topics in Business III

In-depth, intensive study of selected topics in the area of business. If different topics are studied, this course may be taken twice for credit. (3 credits)

BEL 3300 Selected Topics in Business IV

In-depth, intensive study of selected topics in the area of business. If different topics are studied, this course may be taken twice for credit. (3 credits)

BSC 1005 Introduction to Biology

Selected principles in biological science, including the cell concept, the organization of multi-cellular systems, plants and animals as organized systems, and man in relation to his environment. (3 credits)

BUL 2241 Business Law I

This course is an introduction to law and legal procedures from the perspective of business enterprises. Discussions relate to the proper conduct of business, the nature and source of law, courts, and courtroom procedures. (3 credits)

CEC 3000 Object Oriented Programming (C/C++) I

Introduces students to computers; Algorithm development, UNIX, and C++ are discussed in detail. The introduction covers top down analysis, problem analysis, flow charts, and pseudocode. Structured programming and development and debugging are also emphasized. C++ coverage includes variables, data types, operators, and functions. Prerequisite: MAT 2000 or MAC 1105. (3 credits)

CEC 3070 Visual Basic Programming

This course introduces the student to Visual Basic. Course covers the fundamentals of visual programming in Visual Basic. Topics discussed cover: variables and operators, using decision structures, loops and timers, strings, modules, procedures, and arrays. Prerequisite: CEC 3000. (3 credits)

CEC 3300 Object Oriented Programming (C/C++) II

The course continues with the development of programming skills using C++. It emphasizes modular program design, arrays, and pointer usage. Structured data types (arrays, structures, and linked list) and dynamic storage is introduced. The course presents some object-oriented concepts. Prerequisite: CEC 3000. (3 credits)

CEC 3650 Data Structures

The course covers the understanding of data structures and programming logic and their implementation using C++ or another similar language. The course emphasizes on recursion, and the use of pointers, lists, stacks, queues, and trees. Searching and sorting techniques are also discussed. Several programs are assigned. Prerequisite: CEC 3300 or MAT 2000. (3 credits)

CEC 4000 Database Systems

The course begins with an overview of the concepts, role, nature and purpose of database systems and computers in the application environment. It presents the relational model (as the primary design tool for today’s database systems), hierarchies and SQL. The course explores database constraints from the standpoint of integrity. Prerequisite: CEC 3650. (3 credits)

CEC 4050 Data Communications

This course is concerned with the exchange of data between two directly linked devices. The key aspects of transmission, interfacing, link control, and data transfers are examined. The physical and data link layers are discussed. Prerequisite: CEC 3300. (3 credits)

CEC 4100 Operating Systems

The course discusses various aspects of computer operating systems: processes, concurrent programming, and deadlocks. Prerequisite: CEC 3300. (3 credits)

CEC 4120 Assembly Programming Language

This course introduces students to the fundamental principles of machine language. Basic concepts such as number or data representation (binary, hexadecimal and others), branching and looping, memory organization, operands, instruction cycle, addressing modes, exception handling, etc. are introduced. Prerequisite: CEC 3300. (3 credits)

CEC 4200 Internet Programming

The course introduces the student to JAVA programming. How to create applets in JAVA; JAVA applets vs. autonomous programs; simple mathematical operations with JAVA applets; how to force JAVA applets to make decisions; how to make JAVA applets repeat one or more instructions; use of functions to simplify the applets; interaction with HTML and other topics. Prerequisite: CEC 3300 (3 credits)

CEC 4650 Software Engineering I

This course presents an engineering approach to the development of large software development projects. The course explains the successive steps of requirements analysis, specifications, designs, coding, debugging and testing, maintenance, and thorough documentation. Prerequisite: CEC 4000 (3 credits)

CEC 4710 Computer Science Senior Project I

Design of projects based on open-minded requirements. Projects will be selected to cover most areas of interest (i.e. Computer Software, Database Systems, investigative research based on issues that concern computer science and technology etc.). Projects will be selected in accordance with the student’s area of interest. Prerequisite: Senior Standing. (3 credits)

CEC 4750 Design and Analysis of Algorithms

This course covers issues that arise in the analysis and design of algorithms used for solving computational problems. A number of common algorithm design paradigms and examples are presented and explained. Algorithm design issues are contemplated. Computability and computational tractability concepts are introduced. The importance of time and space requirements are greatly considered as the student designs algorithms to solve computational problems. Prerequisite: CEC 3650. (3 credits)

CEC 4800 Electronic Commerce (EC) Technology

This course will study the structure, organization, and use of the Internet. Internet technologies and their potential applications are examined including electronic commerce, database connectivity, and security. An emphasis will be placed on evaluating, organizing, and developing efficient models of electronic transactions and Web Information Systems. Prerequisite: CEC 3300. (3 credits)

CGS 1100 Computer Science

An introduction to computer fundamentals including information processing, operation, and usage of an operating system. Applications in word processing, electronic spreadsheets, electronic filing systems are presented. (3 credits)

CGS 2405 Intermediate Programming in C Language

An advanced application programming course using the C language. Emphasis will be on the design and use of structure computer algorithms for problem solving using “C”. Topics covered will include the design of independent modules, processing of text data as input, advanced sorting techniques, various file handling techniques, advanced data manipulation and data structures. Prerequisite: CGS 1100. (3 credits)

CHM 1025 Introduction to Chemistry

Elementary principles of modern chemistry, including concepts of atomic and molecular structure, chemical bonding, stoichiometry, and the properties of solutions. Prerequisite: MAC 1105. (3 credits)

COM 3010 Database Management

A study of the principles of a database system. Surveys the methodology used in database management and analyses the software and programming of the database environment. (3 credits)

ECO 2013 Principles of Macroeconomics

A study of basic economic concepts. Topics include the modern national income formation theory, economic fluctuations, money, monetary banking, fiscal policy, economic stabilization theory and policy, the public sector, economic growth and development, and comparative economic systems. (3 credits)

ECO 2023 Principles of Microeconomics

Study of the theory of markets, price mechanism, production, distribution and resource allocation; application of marginal analysis and equilibrium theory to the price and output decisions of the individual firm in pure competition, monopolistic competition, oligopoly and monopoly; agriculture; labor, rent interest and profits theory; international trade; and the economics of change. (3 credits)

ENC 0100 Preparatory English

The course is designed to develop basic written and oral skills. It promotes oral communication and personal expression, giving special emphasis to the development of vocabulary. By performing language functions, students acquire the basic skills of the English language. (3 credits)

ENC 0110 English Grammar

Fundamental course in language designed to provide students with grammar skills in English for listening and writing with emphasis in increasing student’s capability of developing logical thinking both in speaking and writing. Prerequisite: ENC 0100 or Placement by Admissions Office. (3 credits)

ENC 1101 English Composition I

This is a required general education course in college-level writing. Emphasis is placed on unified, coherent, and organized essay writing. Sentence and paragraph structure and writing fundamentals will also be reviewed. (3 credits)

ENC 1102 English Composition II

This is a required general education course in college level writing and builds on the foundation of English Composition I. Further development of the students’ skills in composition, essay, communication, and research are included. Prerequisite: ENC 1101. (3 credits)

ETH 3020 Contemporary Social Problems in Computers and Technology

Study and analysis of contemporary social problems that affect the engineering profession: e.g. ethical issues, conservation of the environment, restriction of financial resources, and possible solutions to these problems. (3 credits)

ETH 3050 Ethical and Legal Aspects of Computers and Technology

This course introduces students to the social, legal and moral aspects of computing, and the dilemmas that result from the evolution of computer technology. Course contents include ethical theory, decision making, professional code of ethics, “hacking” and computer crime, law enforcement, privacy and intellectual property issues, as well as environmental/health issues. (3 credits)

FIN 2000 Principles of Finance

This course is an introductory course reviewing the creation allocation and utilization of money, and the effect of monetary policy upon individuals, business, national and international economics. (3 credits)

 HUE 1999 Selected Topics in Humanities

In-depth, intensive study of selected topics in the area of Humanities. If different topics are studied, this course may be taken twice for credit. (3 credits)

HUM 1020 Humanities

A basic approach to the creative ideas, works, and accomplishments of various cultures from the areas of art, drama, music, and literature. (3 credits)

ISY 3510 Management Information Systems

Introduction to the concepts of management information systems. Emphasis on system design. Analyze the organization in terms of its structure and information requirements. Identify major subsystems of the organization, such as requirements planning, manufacturing, human resources, etc. (3 credits)

ISY 3540 Computers and Information Technology

Provides students with a conceptual foundation in the areas of computer architecture, operating systems, programming, and telecommunications. Intended to serve as a facilitating course to allow the students to communicate effectively with technical members of the IT community. (3 credits)

ISY 3550 Data Communications and Networks I

A study of topics in teleprocessing. Analysis of data transmission, channels, computer equipment configuration, security of teleprocessing systems. Teleconferencing, electronic mail, electronic fund transfer, integration of teleprocessing and automation, Internet, electronic commerce and EDS concepts. Prerequisite: COM 3010. (3 credits)

ISY 4510 Systems Analysis and Design

This course introduces the student to the basic system analysis tools and the procedures to conduct a systems analysis. Topics covered include: initial analysis, logical design, and proposal preparation. Students gain experience through projects and/or case studies. Prerequisite: ISY 3510. (3 credits)

ISY 4520 Computer Security and Audit

This course is an introduction to systems auditing with emphasis on identification and correction of deficiencies, audit controls, and security. Topics include: audit techniques, security measures, and data security during transmission. Prerequisite: ISY 3510. (3 credits)

ISY 4530 Local Area Network Systems

This course examines LAN technology, the use of data, text, voice and image technology across a network, and the impact of automation in the enterprise. Students learn how to install, run, maintain, and manage a LAN. Prerequisite: ISY 3550. (3 credits)

LIT 2411 Literature and Culture Issues

In this course the student will delve into the basics of literature. The creation of imaginative literature will be reviewed as well as the aesthetic value. Consideration will be given to techniques and theories with the focus on practical criticism. Several genres and literary periods will be studied. (3 credits)

MAC 1105 College Algebra

A detailed introduction to the fundamental concepts of algebra. Topics include linear and quadratic equations, graphing, functions, inequalities, rational expressions, radicals, and system of equations. The course emphasizes critical thinking and problem solving skills. (3 credits)

 MAC 1147 Pre-Calculus Algebra and Trigonometry

This covers topics in Algebra and Trigonometry including linear and quadratic equations, solutions of triangles and complex numbers, rational expressions, functions, and radian measure. Prerequisite: MAC 1105. (3 credits)

MAR 1011 Principles of Marketing

This course deals with the distribution of goods from producer to consumer and covers such topics as market research and analysis, buying and selling, product design, pricing, promotion, transportation, competition, and the responsibilities of the marketing manager. (3 credits)

MAR 3410 Sales and Retail Management

Study the principles and problems involved in recruiting and supervising the sales force. Methods of evaluating prospective salesmen; budgeting and control as they apply to the sales function; incentive programs to stimulate the sales activity. Also, study of the retail function in an organization, consideration of managerial problems in the operation of a large and small retailing organization, control of retail operations, design of retailing facilities and retailing strategies. Current developments in the field will be analyzed. Prerequisite: MAR 1011. (3 credits)

MAR 3420 Consumer Behavior

Study the consumer motivation, decision making process in selection of goods and services. Analyze the prevailing theories on consumer behavior. Study the methods used to examine this behavior that will help in marketing decision making aimed at consumers. Prerequisite: MAR 1011. (3 credits)

MAR 3430 Product Management

Study of techniques and practices applied to the creation, development and market implementation of new or existing products. Stages of product lifecycle and marketing strategies that can be used in each stage are analyzed. This course also discusses the necessary skills to become a Product Manager. Prerequisite: MAR 1011. (3 credits; two-hour lecture periods, twice per week)

MAR 3440 Service Marketing

Study the service sector of the economy. Development of marketing strategies to improve productivity and effectiveness of the services, publicity and media promotion for the service industry. Strategic development plans for service industry. Prerequisite: MAR 1011. (3 credits)

MAR 3450 Advertising

Analysis of consumer behavior to know his motivations, fundamental techniques in the communication area, formulation of goals and objectives, creative strategies, analysis of the promotional media use by the enterprise and a study of the socio economic issues that affect sales promotions. Topics of research may be: advertising as the enabling economic component in TV, newspapers, the Internet, etc. Prerequisite: MAR 1011. (3 credits)

MAR 3460 Public Relations

Introduces strategic issues and effective practices of communication between organizations and their constituencies. The course includes the study of public opinion research, media relations, public communication campaigns, consumer identity, and representational ethics. Students gain practical experience in writing news releases, conducting surveys, and designing integrated communications campaigns. Public relations help our complex pluralistic society to reach decisions and function more effectively by contributing to mutual understanding among groups and institutions. It serves to bring private and public policies into harmony. Prerequisite: MAR 1011. (3 credits)

MAR 4410 Marketing Research

Study the research activity in the marketing field, data collection analysis and methods. Emphasize marketing quantitative techniques, computers role in marketing research, control and evaluation of the marketing function. Prerequisites: MAR 1011 and STA 2010. (3 credits)

MAR 4470 Marketing Project

The Marketing Project course is oriented to integrate the knowledge and skills that student obtain in marketing area. The student will be using his presentation, research, creative and organization skills. The marketing project must be assigned by the professor in two principal aspects: First, produce a research project creating a marketing plan for a professor’s theme. Second, the student can work in a company in a marketing area (not sales). A written paper is required. Prerequisite: Department Head Authorization. (3 credits)

MAT 0100 Preparatory Mathematics

Study of number systems; elements of algebra; polynomial-basic operations; algebraic fractions; exponents and radicals and applications. A grade of “C” or better must be earned for placement in the next course. (3 credits)

MAT 0110 Algebra

Introduces properties of real numbers; fundamental operations and elements of algebra; factoring, fractions, exponents; roots and radicals; inequalities; absolute value; linear and quadratic functions. A grade of “C” or better must be earned for placement in the next course. Prerequisites: MAT 0100 or equivalent; Placement by Admissions Office. (3 credits)

MAT 2000 Calculus I

Limit, the derivative and its applications; finding derivatives by means of rules; chain rule, higher order derivatives; differentials; maxima and minima; related rates of changes; curve sketching using derivatives, definite and indefinite integrals, integrations; L’Hospital Rule and area under a curve. Prerequisite: MAC 1140. (4 credits)

MAT 2650 Calculus II

The course presents the area between curves, volumes of solids of revolution, hydrostatic pressure, surface area, moments and centroids, differentiation and integration of transcendental functions, integration techniques, indeterminate forms, trigonometric integrals and inverses, improper integrals, and introduction to hyperbolic functions, its derivatives and integrals. Prerequisite: MAT 2000. (4 credits)

MAT 3400 Discrete Mathematics

Includes the study of functions of several variables, partial derivatives, multiple integrals and their applications, vector analysis and surface integrals. Stoke’s, Green’s, and Gauss’s Theorems; convergence and divergence of sequences and series. Prerequisite: MAC 1114 or MAT 3100. (3 credits)

MAT 3703 Numerical Analysis

Basic ideas and techniques of numerical analysis. Topics include: finite differences, interpolation, solution of equations, numerical integration and differentiation, applications, introduction to applied linear algebra. Prerequisite: MAC 2312. (3 credits)

MGT 2021 Principles of Management

This course analyzes the major functions of management including planning, staffing, directing, and controlling. Emphasis is placed on learning how to manage organizations. Topics include goal setting, strategic planning, decision making, and organizational structure. (3 credits)

MGT 3110 Managerial Accounting

Focuses on the compilation, use and analysis of financial accounting as tools for management decision process, the role of the accounting manager in the enterprise, and the interpretation of financial systems; the use of costs as a tool for planning and controlling the activities of manufacturing and distributing merchandise as well as directing service enterprises. Emphasis on quantitative aspects of budgets, cost per unit, break-even point and decision process techniques. Prerequisite: ACC 2011. (3 credits)

MGT 3120 Critical Thinking for Managers

Principles, procedures, and practices of good communication and their relationship to management supervision are discussed. Oral and written communication skills as well as critical thinking skills and time management planning are emphasized. (3 credits)

MGT 3210 Managing Diversity in the Workplace

The course gives recognition to cultural diversity and strategies associated with workplace management. Concepts, delivery strategies, and values associated with cultural diversity are examined. (3 credits)

MGT 3220 Leadership in Organizations

This course examines the skills for understanding and leading individuals and groups in attaining both personal and organizations objectives are developed. The basic concepts of motivation, control changed, team building, and developing effective relationships in diverse work environments are examined. Proactive leadership devices such as organizational development, decision-making, and influence techniques are presented. (3 credits)

MGT 3610 Human Resources Management

A framework for the study, understanding, and application of human resources management in an organization. It includes topics such as EEO, and global human resource management. Job analysis, recruitment, performance evaluation, compensation, employee benefits and safety are also included. (3 credits)

MGT 3620 Organizational Behavior

This course focuses on the importance of understanding behavior in organizational settings and applying scientific methods to the resolution of managerial problems and the improvement of the organization. (3 credits)

MGT 3630 Organizational Development

The course studies organizational change, processes, decision making styles, organizational effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity. It emphasizes the use of innovative models of intervention theories, corporate evolution, and organizational cultural change. The course focuses in the development of a new philosophy of doing business. (3 credits)

MGT 3640 Organizational Communications

The role of communication in the effective management of formal organizations is studied. Contemporary communication theory as well as a set of strategies and methods helpful in analyzing an organization’s ability is examined. (3 credits)

MGT 3650 Business Law and Ethics

Current topics in the area of law, regulatory controls, and ethical issues and their effect on decision making are examined. Attention is given to developing critical thinking skills to make humane and informed choices in resolving managerial dilemmas which pose ethical or legal problems. (3 credits)

MGT 4020 Project Management

The course examines the formal and informal functions of organizations and diagnose an agency or organization based on a systems model. Student will analyze and solve problems using systematic approaches associated with project management. (3 credits)

MGT 4030 Financial Management

Utilization of accounting and financial data as a managerial decision tool is discussed. Students will explore methods of measuring the financial strength and stability of organizations through financial statements, ratios, and current market data. Prerequisite: ACC 2011. (3 credits) 

MGT 4130 Managing Change

This course examines concepts and strategies for managing change in the business environment. Processes, procedures, and skills for managing change are also discussed. (3 credits)

MGT 4230 Marketing Management

Management of the marketing function of firms. Fundamental procedures for decision-making in areas such as promotion, product research, channel selection, and pricing. (3 credits)

MGT 4370 Accounting Practices

This course is designed to provide the student with practical and real life experiences in the field. A written report reflecting the course experiences will be prepared by the student. Prerequisite: Senior Standing. (3 credits)

MGT 4410 Quality Assurance

The modern management principles of the quality movement are presented. The history of total quality management, process management, and implementation of quality assurance programs in organizations are examined. (3 credits)

MGT 4570 Management Information Systems Practice

This course is designed to provide the student with practical and real life experiences in the field. A written report reflecting the course experiences will be prepared by the student. Prerequisite: Senior Standing. (3 credits)

MGT 4610 Total Quality Management

The course presents the different elements in the total quality control management function. It focuses upon the foundations of quality control and their industrial applications. Statistical principles will be used as a basic tool in decision making related to the variables that need to be controlled. Prerequisite: STA 2010. (3 credits)

MGT 4620 Strategic Management

This course studies contemporary models geared toward development of strategies, planning, and control of organizations. It focuses on strategic management and business policy as well as the decision making process to develop competitive organizations. (3 credits)

MGT 4630 International Business

This course examines the aspects and activities of international business and offers insight into the importance of world trade among multinational organizations. The diversity among international markets is also examined. (3 credits)

MGT 4670 Management Practices

This course is designed to provide the student with practical and real life experiences in the field. A written report reflecting the course experiences will be prepared by the student. Prerequisite: Senior Standing. (3 credits)

MSE 1999 Selected Topics in Mathematics or Sciences

In-depth, intensive study of selected topics in the areas of Mathematics or Sciences. If different topics are studied, this course may be taken twice for credit. (3 credits)

MUL 1010 Music Appreciation

A chronological study of music from prehistory to modern day. Students will discover music as an important social force throughout history. (3 credits)

PHY 2600 Physics I

Principles and applications of mechanics. Includes motion in one, two, and three dimensions, Newton’s Laws, work and energy, rotation, static equilibrium of a rigid body, particles, and conservation of momentum. Prerequisite: MAT 2000. (4 credits)

PSC 1121 Physical Science

A general study of the common phenomena, concepts and principles selected from astronomy, physics and chemistry. (3 credits)

PSY 2012 Introduction to Psychology

This course is designed to be an overview of the field of psychology. It provides a basic understanding of human behavior. (3 credits)

SCI 0110 Introduction to Physics

Introduction to Physical Sciences with classroom demonstrations. Includes the following: general guidelines about history and development of scientific thought and method, measurements and conversion of units and some useful fundamental mathematics for physics, basic concepts in mechanics; motion description in one and two dimensions. A grade of “C” or better must be earned for placement in the next course. (3 credits) 

SPC 1026 Fundamentals of Speech Communication

This course reviews the oral communication skills necessary for success in the student’s personal, professional and educational settings. The student will develop appropriate communication behavior. (3 credits)

SPN 1120 Elementary Spanish I

A course designed for beginners to acquire proficiency in the basic skills of Spanish: listening/understanding, speaking, reading and writing. Emphasis is placed on vocabulary and pronunciations. (3 credits)

SPN 1121 Elementary Spanish II

A continuation of Elementary Spanish I, this course is designed to take the beginning Spanish-speaking learner to the next level. Continued emphasis is placed on listening/understanding, speaking, reading and writing. Prerequisite: SPN 1120. (3 credits)

SSE 1999 Selected Topics in the Social Sciences

In-depth, intensive study of selected topics in the area of Social Sciences. If different topics are studied, this course may be taken twice for credit. (3 credits)

STA 2010 Probability and Statistics

Introduction to the fundamentals of descriptive and inferential statistics; procedures for the collection organization and analysis of data; frequency distributions, graphing techniques, measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion, standard deviation and probability distributions. Prerequisite: MAC 1105. (3 credits)

SYG 2000 Introduction to Sociology

An overview of society with emphasis on the relationships between human culture and the individual. It looks at cultural norms, the organization of society, human behavior in groups, social institutions, and the implications of social change. (3 credits)

WOH 2012 World Civilization I

A survey course emphasizing world civilizations from the prehistoric period to the 18th century. Discussion traces events which have shaped our cultural history. (3 credits)

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