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  » ART-101   » Art Appreciation & Theory   » 45 clock hours
Art appreciation is the knowledge and understanding of the universal & timeless qualities that identify all great art, from different eras, movements, styles and techniques. This course includes various theories of art appreciation.

  » ART-201   » The History of Art   » 45 clock hours
The fascinating history of Arts will be explored in this course, starting with the Art of the Prehistoric Man, the Egyptian & Greek Art, followed by the Arts of the Middle Ages, The Renaissance period & the modern world.

  » CAR-101   » Introduction to Career Guidance   » 45 clock hours
The course focuses on learning about various careers, the basic academic requirements, skills & knowledge needed, job opportunities, future growth and income potential. It also provides you with the training and skills to interview, listen, evaluate, examine and determine the potentials of a candidate to whom you will offer career guidance.

  » COM-101   » Fundamentals of Communication Studies   » 45 clock hours
The goal of this course is to explore the many ways communication functions to create, sustain, and transform personal life, social relations, political, economic, and cultural institutions.

  » COM-105   » Interpersonal Communication   » 45 clock hours
This course introduces the theory and practice of communication within an interpersonal context. Topics include self-disclosure and perception, effective listening, aspects of interpersonal relationships, and managing relationship dynamics. Emphasis is placed on helping students interact more effectively in personal, professional, and community relationships through frequent, in-class practice and interaction.

  » COM-201   » Non-Verbal Communication   » 45 clock hours
Nonverbal communication is usually understood as the process of communication through sending and receiving wordless (mostly visual) messages - i.e., language is not the only source of communication. The students in this course learn about non-verbal modes of communication, includinggestures, touch,body language,posture, facial expression and eye contact, etc.

  » COM-210   » Group Communication   » 45 clock hours
This course provides an introduction to the concepts of small group communication. Topics include team-building, problem solving, decision-making, conflict resolution, leadership styles and roles. Emphasis is placed on strategies for becoming a better communicator in a group context.

  » COM-225   » Independent Studies in Communication   » 45 clock hours
Students need to suggest a program of their personal interest to conduct an independent study within the field of communication, and seek approval and guidance from the school, before embarking on this program. A paper is required for credit.

  » COM-290   » Research in Communication   » 45 clock hours
Research is considered to be the professional development journey in the field of communication. This course begins by building background knowledge of important concepts, theories & principles. The observation, examination & collection of data is then used to develop new theories, systems, procedures and programs to help improve communication. The course includes the analytical and critical thinking, scientific methods, ethical concerns and search techniques necessary for the research process

  » ECO-101   » Introduction to Economics   » 45 clock hours
The goal of this course is to familiarize the student with the basic concept of economics, how it works, demand, supply & price, elasticity, behavior of the consumer & producers, competition, monopoly, cartels, labor, taxation and international trade policies, etc.

  » ECO-201   » Applied Economics   » 45 clock hours
This course covers the basics of micro and macroeconomics, market failures & government intervention, taxation & public expenditure

  » ECO-210   » World Economies   » 45 clock hours
The world economies are changing rapidly. This course covers the economies of the developing world, including Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, etc. and how these developing economies are re-shaping the world.

  » EDU-101   » Fundamentals of Adult Learning   » 45 clock hours
This course is designed for students who are teaching adults. It involves teaching methodologies which are effective, educational, interesting, and interactive.

  » EDU-201   » Education – Theory & Practice   » 45 clock hours
This course explores various educational theories, teaching methodologies & curriculum designs ,implementation of some of those theories, the gap which may exists in practicing some of the theories, etc.

  » ETH-101   » Professional Ethics   » 45 clock hours
This course examines the Professional Ethics, the principles and morals in any business or professional environment, including the ethical of the professional’s responsibility and how power and authority should be used in service to the client and society.

  » ETH-102   » Ethics Around the World   » 45 clock hours
This course explores the concept of ethics in different parts of the world. Based on American laws & principles, students will research how American ethical standards measure up to ethics in other nations, including how American ethics law apply to companies doing business around the world.

  » GRN-101   » Fundamentals of Grant Writing   » 45 clock hours
This course offers an in-depth study of writing a successful grant application, including the funding environment, grant writing challenges and components of proposals.

  » HIS-101   » American History & Culture   » 45 clock hours
The course begins with the arrival of Native Americans, followed by the arrival of pilgrims and includes the discovery and exploration, the escape from old civilizations and of the creation of new ones.

  » HIS-201   » The History of the Modern World   » 45 clock hours
The course explores the long historical processes that have created the societies in which we live and the problems with which we cope.

  » MAT-101   » Math & Algebra   » 45 clock hours
This course provides students with an opportunity to strengthen or enhance their understanding & skills in arithmetic, algebra, geometry and trigonometry.

  » SOC-101   » Introduction to Sociology    » 45 clock hours
This course covers the basic sociological theories, paradigms and methods of social research. Topics include culture, socialization, society, groups, inequalities, global society, deviance, social class, stratification, institutions, social change, demography and racial & ethnic group relations

  » SOC 102   » Social / Community Service   » 45 clock hours
This course covers the basics of social work, listening, analyzing, interviewing & counseling individuals or groups.

  » SOC 103   » Community Leadership   » 45 clock hours
Provides opportunity for the student to acquire the skills needed in effective leadership, including political, social, educational, sports, social organizations, etc. to help the communities. The role of community leaders, ethical consideration, significant changes taking place due to increasing crime, economic turmoil & political unrest.

  » SOC 104   » Community Development   » 45 clock hours
This course focuses on the rapidly changing demography and focuses on the needs of such diversified community and how to develop a harmonious multilingual, multicultural, multiracial environment

  » SOC-105   » Introduction to Counseling   » 45 clock hours
The course include the basic concepts of counseling, human psychology, theories of counseling, counseling to children, youth, adults and senior citizens.

  » SOC 106   » Human Sexuality   » 45 clock hours
This introductory course covers the fundamental differences between the sexes and how their upbringing conceptualizes their actions, inactions, feelings and behavior.

  » SOC 107   » Grief Recovery   » 45 clock hours
This course covers the basic social & cultural aspects of grief recovery and includes counseling& treatment therapies & modules.

  » SOC 108   » Death & Dying   » 45 clock hours
This course explores the phenomena of life and death, where we come from, what is the purpose of life and what happens when we die.

  » SOC 109   » Human Relationship   » 45 clock hours
This course delves into the rather complex and controversial subject of human relationship from social, cultural, educational and environmental aspect and analyzing various theories which have developed over a period of time.

  » SOC- 201   » Systems of Society   » 45 clock hours
This course encompasses the functional systems approach and relates to the methodologies of the various areas of social sciences, including cultural, political, behavior, social & educational systgems.

  » SOC- 202   » Volunteer Management   » 45 clock hours
Prerequisite: PSY-101 This course offers an in-depth understanding & management of volunteers, including trends affecting volunteers, volunteer program planning & administration, designing & using volunteer program forms & records, selection & maintaining volunteers, etc.

  » SOC- 203   » Youth Management   » 45 clock hours
The goal of this course is to provide the fundamental knowledge of development psychology, issues, concerns and various methodologies of youth management.
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