An introduction to management structures, including planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. Management processes in for-profit and not-for-profit organizations, both large and small, are examined. Special topics include globalization, quality, competitiveness, teamwork, ethics, and entrepreneurship. (3 hours).

Accounting is the language of business. This course focuses on Managerial Accounting and is a logical extension of BS 352.

An integrative capstone real world learning experience requiring each student to formulate, research, and develop a written business plan for a start-up venture. The plan comprises sections on management, marketing, operations, and financing, including five-year financial projections for the new business. Because preparing the plan involves reviewing and integrating concepts and skills developed in previous coursework, students are encouraged to complete as many courses as possible prior to enrolling in this course.

Through the final business plan, weekly discussion threads, worksheets, weekly exercises, application of course readings, quizzes, and assignments the student demonstrates achievement of the desired results by application of knowledge and skills acquired throughout the degree program. Students are required to prepare a business plan for an entrepreneurial business venture he or she is interested in pursuing.

EN 111 is an introduction to academic writing, including research, response, explanation, and persuasion/argumentation. This course also involves studying and practicing those matters of writing that affect readability, including effective style (accuracy, clarity, and conciseness), appropriate punctuation, and correct use of grammar. Students are instructed in pre-writing, composing, and rewriting for both personal and research essays.

This course emphasizes the interconnectedness of reading and writing and provides additional practice in the writing process developed in English 111, including collecting information and ideas (through observation, reading, and exchanging thoughts and opinions with others) and planning and developing essays (through drafting, peer exchange, and revision). In addition, students read, reflect, and report on literature in order to develop and deepen analytical, imaginative thinking, and writing abilities.

An examination of various concepts of basic algebra, which assist in building skills for performing specific mathematical operations and problem solving. Specific applications in accounting, finance, and economics are demonstrated and discussed.

This is a three-credit-hour course designed to educate students in the development of statistical thinking. Student

This course provides a fundamental description of marriage and family forms and issues across the life span, guided by historical and contemporary issues. The course will focus on the discovery and application of knowledge about marriage and the family, including its history, theories, methodologies, and emerging application and trends within the changing world. Multicultural diversity and Christian integration are also examined.

The purpose if this course is to facilitate students' understanding of the family systems approach to counseling, including theoretical concepts and intervention strategies unique to family therapy. The course offers a study of the familiy as a system, along with family life cycle stages, tasks, and difficulties that families may experience in various development stages. Particular focus will be placed on the adolescent as the identified patient within the family unit. Principles and concepts consistent with Christian worldview will be integrated into the learning.