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Course provides an initial exposure to theories of ethics, structured decision-making, and the concepts of social responsiblity. This is a service learning course.

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Course provides an initial exposure to theories of ethics, structured decision-making, and the concepts of social responsibility.

Course provides an initial exposure to theories of ethics, structured decision-making, and the concepts of social responsibility. This is a service learning course.

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Course explores concepts, theories, and practices of written communication for managers and professionals. Course integrates the use of language, both in conversation and writing, and includes group work and team interaction. Special emphasis will be placed on the impact of technology and the Internet on business communication and the integration of graphics in written communication. Topics include the practice of formal styles and formats of business writing, preparation of formal reports, development of research skills. Assignments will reflect real issues in the business world. Satisfies upper-division writing proficiency requirement.
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Course explores concepts, theories, and practices of written communication for managers and professionals. Course integrates the use of language, both in conversation and writing, and includes group work and team interaction. Special emphasis will be placed on the impact of technology and the Internet on business communication and the integration of graphics in written communication. Topics include the practice of formal styles and formats of business writing, preparation of formal reports, development of research skills. Assignments will reflect real issues in the business world. Satisfies upper-division writing proficiency requirement.

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Consideration of the practical issues facing students as they transition from academe to industry careers in a wide range of fields. Reiteration of the tools and skills required to increase the likelihood of success following graduation. Emphasis will be on the importance of professionalism in both written and oral communication in the context of problem-solving and ethical decision-making.

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Risk and rates of return, valuation of securities, financial statement analysis, financial planning, determination of funds requirements, capital structure and cost of capital, analysis of investment opportunities.

Focuses attention on financial management of business enterprises and its relation to other functional areas of management and to general business policy. Extensive use of case problems and/or simulation exercises provides applications of theory to financial decisions involving cash flow management, capital structure planning, capital costs, capital budgeting, dividend policy, and valuation of enterprises operating for profit.

Introduction to the basic concepts and principles of microbiology as it affects human health. An overview of disease transmission, immunology, physical and chemical methods of disease prevention and control, as well as major infectious diseases of the body systems. Basic laboratory techniques will also be presented.

Morphology, physiology, cultivation, and control of bacteria and other selected microorganisms; their role as agents of change in the natural process important to industry, agriculture, and health.

Basic concepts related to some biochemical changes by microorganisms in food, including milk and milk products, particularly food spoilage, food poisoning, food preservation, and measures to prevent food spoilage and poisoning.

Marketing process with emphasis on the management point of view. Consideration is given to the role played by marketing in the economy, dynamics of consumer motivation and behavior, and problems including ethical considerations confronted by the business firm establishing an overall marketing program.

Planning, direction, and control of sales personnel and selling activities. The role of personal selling in the marketing of consumer and industrial products and services. Analysis of successful sales opportunities, characteristics, and techniques. Includes practice in sales presentation.

(3 Units) Attempts to engage the student in the struggle with legal and ethical issues that most affect the practice of professional psychology. Prerequisites: PSYC 4770 and graduate standing.

Introduction to psychopharmacology drugs used to treat mental illness. We will review basic neurophysiology, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics pertinent to an understanding of how drugs work in the brain. Students will also learn how to apply this knowledge within their scope of practice as Marriage Family Therapists.

Causes and consequences of socially structured inequalities including socioeconomic class, gender, and body image; focuses on U.S. society within the context of globalization.

Relations between personality, social structure, and culture. Primary emphasis on roles, socialization, aggression, affiliation, leadership, and norms.