OL Course Description

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SPC 4423 – Interpersonal Communication
This course examines interpersonal communication and the factors that influence its effectiveness in both professional and personal relationships.

PSY 3413 – Personal & Professional Development
This course examines adult learning theory and various learning styles. The course provides a model that is used to analyze life experience.

BADM 3143 – Technical Communication
This course examines is designed to provide students with experience involving major forms of technical communication used in professional fields.  This course will introduce students to the rhetorical principles as well as documentation practices necessary for writing and producing effective and professional communications, such as letters, reports, instructions, proposals and websites.

MGT 3413 – Organizational Behavior I; Diagnosis & Planned Change
This course analyzes the formal and informal functions and problems of organizations. The course also examines the strategies to plan, implement, and manage change in an organization.

BADM 4423 – Applied Research & Reporting
This course provides for the study and application of principles, methods and techniques required to conduct applied research. The course also emphasizes the skills needed to report the research in both written and oral presentation.

STAT 3423 – Data Analysis Methods
This course provides a survey and application of the basic data analysis methods used in the process of evaluation, including a study of both descriptive and inferential statistical methods.

SPC 3473 – Group & Organizational Communication
This course examines communication in group and organizational settings and its effectiveness in both professional and personal groups and organizations. Emphasis is placed on leadership, decision-making, and conflict management.

REL 3413 – Biblical Perspectives in Western Culture
This course provides study of the Bible as a foundation to an understanding of Western culture and history. The course also explores the relevance of the Bible to modern day life.

BADM 4413 – Human Resources Administration
This course presents the policies of recruitment selection, training, development, and compensation of employees. Attention is given to affirmative action, equal employment opportunity, and the Office of Safety and Health Administration (O.S.H.A.) legislation.

MGT 4414 – Organizational Behavior II; Leadership & Management
This course examines various theories of management, leadership styles, and motivation theories as applied to the supervision of people in organizations. The course includes the study of labor negotiations, performance appraisals, and employee productivity and development.

GS 4423 – Personal & Professional: Ethics and Values
This capstone course examines various theories of man and their relevance to personal and social values. The course provides the basis to formulate or clarify a philosophy of life that is consistent with the demands of a responsible lifestyle in the contemporary world.

BADM 4435 – Senior Research Project
The project requires the student to analyze an organizational problem, select appropriate research methodology to examine solutions, and evaluate the implementation. The project results are reported in both written and oral presentation