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Associate of Applied Science in Accounting (Pg 133) Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration – Accounting (Pg 134) Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration – Management (Pg 136) Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration – Marketing (Pg 137) Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice (Pg 160) Associate of Applied Science in General Studies (Pg 208) Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting (Pg 200) Associate of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology (Pg 198) Associate of Applied Science in Surgical Technology (Pg 201) Associate Degree of Nursing (Pg 189) Associate of Science in Accounting (Pg 127) Associate of Science in Business Administration – Management (Pg 129) Associate of Science in Business Administration (Pg 130) Associate of Science in Business Administration – Marketing (Pg 131) Associate of Science in Criminal Justice (Pg 154) Associate of Science in Criminal Justice (Virtual Campus) (Pg 155) Associate of Science in Court Reporting (Pg 156) Associate of Science in Computer Systems Security (Pg 173) Associate of Science in Digital Media Design (Pg 262) Associate of Science in Electronics Technology (Pg 174) Associate of Science in General Studies (Pg 207) Associate of Science in Health Administration Services (Pg 191) Associate of Science in Information Technology (Pg 263) Associate of Science in Information Technology (Virtual Campus) (Pg 265) Associate of Science in Medical Assisting (Pg 192) Associate of Science in Medical Billing and Coding (Virtual Campus) (Pg 194) Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies (Pg 158) Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies (Virtual Campus) (Pg 159) Associate of Science in Surgical Technology (Pg 195) Bachelor of Science in Accounting (Pg 84) Bachelor of Science in Advertising and Digital Media Design (Pg 210) X X X X X X X¹ X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X¹ X X X X X X

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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Accounting (Pg 86) Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Finance (Pg 89) Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Health Care Management (Virtual Campus) (Pg 91) Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Human Resource Management (Pg 93) Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – International Business (Pg 96) Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Information Technology (Virtual Campus) (Pg 98) Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Pg 100) Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Management (Pg 102) Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Marketing (Pg 105) Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Project Management (Virtual Campus) (Pg 107) Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Property Management (Virtual Campus) (Pg 109) Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering (Pg 162) Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (Pg 142) Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice – Forensic Investigation (Pg 144) Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice – Homeland Security and Emergency Management (Virtual Campus) (Pg 146) Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice – Human Services (Pg 148) Bachelor of Science in Court Reporting (Pg 149) Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (Pg 164) Bachelor of Science in Computer Systems Security (Pg 166) Bachelor of Science in Cybercrime Investigation (Pg 140) Bachelor of Science in Digital Media Design (Pg 212) Bachelor of Science in Digital Media Design – Advertising Media (Pg 216) Bachelor of Science in Digital Media Design – Career Emphasis (Pg 219) Bachelor of Science in Digital Media Design – Emerging Media (Pg 214) Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (Pg 168) Bachelor of Science in Enterprise Information Management (Pg 221) Bachelor of Science in Financial Forensics (Pg 112) Bachelor of Science in Financial Forensics (Virtual Campus) (Pg 114) Bachelor of Science in Finance (Pg 116) Bachelor of Science in Financial Planning (Pg 118) Bachelor of Science in Financial Planning (Virtual Campus) (Pg 120) Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management (Pg 175) Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management – Informatics (Pg 177) Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management (Kansas City) (Pg 179)

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Kansas City

Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration (Pgs 181 and 183) Bachelor of Science in Information Assurance and Security – Information Technology (Pg 225) Bachelor of Science in Information Assurance and Security – Computer Science (Pg 227) Bachelor of Science in Information Assurance and Security – Management (Pg 229) Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management (Pg 223) Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (Virtual Campus) (Pg 233) Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (Pg 231) Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Data Management (Pg 235) Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Data Management (Virtual Campus) (Pg 237) Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Network Management (Pg 249) Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Network Management (Virtual Campus) (Pg 251) Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Security (Pg 239) Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Security (Virtual Campus) (Pg 241) Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Software Application Programming (Pg 243) Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Software Application Programming (Virtual Campus) (Pg 246) Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Software Systems Engineering (Pg 253) Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Software Systems Engineering (Virtual Campus) (Pg 255) Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Web Development (Pg 257) Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Web Development (Virtual Campus) (Pg 259) Bachelor of Science in Management (Pg 122) Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Virtual Campus) (Pg 187) Bachelor of Science in Project Management (Pg 123) Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies (Pg 152) Bachelor of Science in Psychology – Consumer Behavior (Virtual Campus) (Pg 266) Bachelor of Science in Psychology – General Concentration (Virtual Campus) (Pg 269) Bachelor of Science in Psychology – Organizational Behavior (Virtual Campus) (Pg 272) Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology (Pg 184) Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering (Pg 170) Bachelor of Science in Technology Management (Virtual Campus (Pg 126) Doctor of Computer Science (Pg 14) Doctor of Computer Science – Digital Systems Security (Pg 16) Doctor of Computer Science – Enterprise Information Systems (Pg 19) Doctor of Computer Science – Emerging Media (Pg 21) Doctor of Computer Science – Information Assurance (Pg 24) X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X¹ X¹ X X X¹ X¹ X X X¹ X X¹ X¹ X X X¹ X X¹ X¹ X X X¹ X X¹ X¹ X X X¹ X X X¹ X¹ X¹ X¹ X X X¹ X X X X X X X X¹ X¹ X X X X X X

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Diploma in Medical Assisting (Pg 206) Diploma in Practical Nursing (Pg 204) Doctor of Management – Emerging Media (Pg 1) Doctor of Management – Environmental and Social Sustainability (Pg 3) Doctor of Management – Global Leadership (Pg 6) Doctor of Management – Homeland Security (Pg 9) Doctor of Management – Organizational Development and Change (Pg 11) Executive Master of Business Administration (Pg 26) Master of Business Administration (Pg 28) Master of Business Administration – Accounting (Pg 29) Master of Business Administration – Entrepreneurship (Pg 31) Master of Business Administration – Environmental and Social Sustainability (Pg 32) Master of Business Administration – Finance (Pg 34) Master of Business Administration – Healthcare Management (Pg 35) Master of Business Administration – Hospitality Management (Pg 37) Master of Business Administration – Human Resource Management (Pg 39) Master of Business Administration – Insurance and Risk Management (Pg 40) Master of Business Administration – Logistics Management (Pg 42) Master of Business Administration – Mediation and Dispute Resolution (Pg 45) Master of Business Administration – Marketing (Pg 44) Master of Business Administration – Operations and Supply Chain Management (Pg 47) Master of Business Administration – Project Management (Pg 48) Master of Business Administration – Technology Management (Pg 50) Master of Science in Accounting (Pg 51) Master of Science in Computer Engineering (Pg 64) Master of Science in Computer Science – Computer Systems Security (Pg 65) Master of Science in Computer Science – Computer Systems Security (Virtual Campus) (Pg 67) Master of Science in Computer Science – Database Systems (Pg 68) Master of Science in Computer Science – Database Systems (Virtual Campus) (Pg 70) Master of Science in Computer Science – Software Engineering (Pg 71) Master of Science in Computer Science – Software Engineering (Virtual Campus) (Pg 73) Master of Science in Criminal Justice (Pg 139) Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (Pg 75) Master of Science in Enterprise Information Systems (Virtual Campus) (Pg 63) X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X¹ X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X¹ X X X X¹ X¹ X X¹ X¹ X X X X¹ X X X¹ X X X X X X X X¹ X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X¹ X X X X X

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Kansas City

Master of Science in Information Technology (Pg 76) Master of Science in Information Technology – Data Management Technology (Pg 77) Master of Science in Information Technology – Network Management (Pg 78) Master of Science in Information Technology – Project Management (Pg 79 ) Master of Science in Information Technology – Security Management (Pg 81) Master of Science in Management (Pg 52) Master of Science in Management – Business Management (Virtual Camus) (Pg 53) Master of Science in Management – Criminal Justice (Virtual Campus (Pg 54) Master of Science in Management – Enterprise Information Systems (Pg 55) Master of Science in Management – Homeland Security (Pg 57) Master of Science in Management – Information Systems Security (Pg 58) Master of Science in Management – Information Technology and Project Management (Pg 60) Master of Science in Management – Information Technology Management (Pg 59) Master of Science in Management – Organizational Leadership and Change (Pg 62) Master of Science in Management – Project Management (Pg 61) Master of Science in Systems Engineering (Pg 82) Master of Science in Systems Engineering (Virtual Campus) (Pg 83)

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Programs in Teach-Out at Colorado Technical University Certain programs of study no longer accept new enrollments at CTU. Below is a list of all programs that are currently being taught out at the university by campus. Colorado Springs Campus Associate of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Management Associate of Science in Business Administration –with a Concentration in Marketing Associate of Science in Computer Systems Security Associate of Science in Digital Media Design Bachelor of Science in Advertising and Digital Media Design Bachelor of Science in Digital Media Design (all Concentrations) Bachelor of Science in Computer Systems Security Bachelor of Science in Financial Forensics Bachelor of Science in Financial Planning Bachelor of Science in Management Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering Doctor of Management – Emerging Media Executive Master of Business Administration Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Environmental and Social Sustainability Master of Science in Enterprise Information Systems Master of Science in Management with a Concentration in Criminal Justice Master of Science in Management with a Concentration in Enterprise Information Systems Denver/Denver North Campuses Associate of Science in Digital Media Design Associate of Science in Medical Billing and Coding Bachelor of Science in Advertising and Digital Media Design Bachelor of Science in Digital Media Design (all Concentrations) Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration Bachelor of Science in Management Executive Master of Business Administration Master of Science in Enterprise Information Systems Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Hospitality Management Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Insurance & Risk Management Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Mediation and Dispute Resolution Master of Science in Management with a Concentration in Criminal Justice Master of Science in Management with a Concentration in Enterprise Information Systems North Kansas City Campus Associate of Applied Science in Accounting Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration – Accounting Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration – Management Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration – Marketing Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice
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Associate of Applied Science in General Studies Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting Associate of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology Associate of Applied Science in Surgical Technology Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology Bachelor of Science in Technology Management Diploma in Medical Assisting Diploma in Practical Nursing Pueblo Campus Associate of Science in Medical Billing and Coding Bachelor of Science in Management Executive Master of Business Administration Sioux Falls Campus Associate of Science in Accounting Associate of Science in Court Reporting Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies Bachelor of Science in Accounting Bachelor of Science in Court Reporting Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration Bachelor of Science in Management Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies Bachelor of Science in Technology Management Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Environmental and Social Sustainability Master of Science in Management with a Concentration in Criminal Justice Programs Delivered via CTU’s Virtual Campus Associate of Science in Criminal Justice Associate of Science in Information Technology Associate of Science in Medical Billing and Coding Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Property Management Bachelor of Science in Financial Forensics Bachelor of Science in Financial Planning Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration Bachelor of Science in Management Bachelor of Science in Technology Management Executive Master of Business Administration Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Environmental and Social Sustainability Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Mediation and Dispute Resolution Master of Science in Management with a Concentration in Business Management
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Master of Science in Management with a Concentration in Enterprise Information Systems Master of Science in Management with a Concentration in Criminal Justice Master of Science in Management with a Concentration in Information Technology Management Master of Science in Enterprise Information Systems Master of Science in Systems Engineering General Education Outcomes for Undergraduate Degree Programs All associate and baccalaureate degrees include general education requirements that are designed to enhance the intellectual capacity of students while emphasizing communication, critical thinking, values and ethics, analysis, and computation. In addition to emphasizing career skills that will enable graduates to succeed in the 21st century workplace, CTU also teaches them to become lifelong learners who can think, write, analyze and relate to others. The University has designed a core of general education requirements that address the disciplines of English, math, computer literacy, social sciences, scientific thinking and the arts and humanities. These core courses have a distinctive identity: they provide students with capacities to ask questions, to understand different perspectives and cultures in the world, to ask questions of meaning and seek valid answers, as well as to relate to others personally and professionally. These general education courses develop the humanity, agency and efficacy of CTU students as they prepare for careers in the world of work in business, health care, information technology education or criminal justice. The general education, or lifelong learning outcomes, are not only located in the general education core curriculum, but deliberately woven throughout all CTU degrees, in a curriculum design which integrates career and lifelong learning outcomes. The general education outcomes are as follows: • • • • • • • • • • • • Communication - Convey ideas to intended audiences, formally and informally, verbally and non-verbally, using appropriate tools and techniques Critical Thinking - Interpret meaning, recognize viewpoints, identify assumptions, and draw informed conclusions Innovation and Creativity - Generate and apply ideas to advance one's education, craft, business, and profession Technological Literacy and Competency - Evaluate and apply technology appropriately Information Literacy - Recognize when information is needed and be able to locate, evaluate, validate and use it effectively Working in a Global and Diverse Society - Understand, communicate with and collaborate with people from diverse (includes global) backgrounds Teamwork - Function effectively and collaboratively within a group to achieve common goals Interpersonal Skills - Work effectively with others through communication and social interaction Quantitative Skills - Apply basic mathematical/statistical principles to solve problems Problem Solving - Identify, analyze, and evaluate problems in order to identity and apply solutions Professional Ethics - Apply principles of honesty, respect, responsibility, trust and fairness Lifelong Learning - Continuously pursue new knowledge and skills

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General Education Competencies for Graduate Degree Programs • Communication ‐ Demonstrate ability to convey in writing and verbally complex professional content reflecting critical thinking and analysis • Critical Thinking ‐ Comparative evaluation and synthesis of professional information to draw and support informed decisions • Innovation and Creativity ‐ Diagnose situations to generate, develop, and propose solutions to unique problems and novel situations using standard professional tools • Technological Literacy and Competency - Through a process of comparative evaluation, select the most appropriate technology solution • Information Literacy ‐ Assess the process and information sources used to collect and summarize information. Synthesize sources, collections, and analysis of data leading to meaningful applicable metrics • Working in a Global and Diverse Society ‐ Justify the need, application and effect of diversity in a real world setting • Teamwork ‐ Assess leadership and followership principles for collaboration and creation of team environments which achieve professional goals and objectives • Interpersonal Skills ‐ Formulate and critically evaluate values and behaviors consistent with the profession • Quantitative Skills ‐ Assess, organize and apply mathematical/statistical methodologies in new or novel situations to solve real world problems • Problem Solving ‐ Diagnose and construct solutions to complex multidimensional real world problems • Professional Ethics ‐ Defend and justify decisions based on ethical and sustainable practices and principles • Lifelong Learning ‐ Demonstrate commitment to learning through actions, assessment, research and discovery as a continuous pursuit of knowledge in everyday praxis General Education Requirements All non-Allied Health Undergraduate degree programs offered by the University contain general education requirements. Students are offered certain elective options in the general education disciplines, although course prerequisite requirements must be adhered to in course sequencing. Please note that the requirements listed below are the minimum required for undergraduate non-Allied Health programs, and some CTU programs may require additional General Education courses than what is listed below. General Education Associate Degree Requirements General Education Bachelor Degree Requirements English/Communications Two-course sequence in English composition Humanities* Social Sciences* Additional Humanities OR Social Science* Mathematics 57 credits 66 credits 2 courses (9 credits) 2 courses (9 credits) 3 courses (13.5 credits) 1 course (4.5 credits) 2 courses (9 credits)

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S.Sciences 4 courses (12 credits) Two two-course combinations of one science course (4. may be exempt from this requirement via transfer credit. and builds practical skills applicable to the competitive global business environment.5 credits) General Education Elective (Bachelor Programs Only) 2 courses (9 credits) *One course from the Humanities/Social Sciences areas MUST be GOVT201-American Government and Public Affairs OR HIST101-Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century. Students entering the University with 3 semester credits or 4. with a grade of C or better. remains relevant.5 quarter credits of college-level U. Government from an accredited institution. 2012 . The School of Business accomplishes this mission by offering curriculum that aligns to industry standards. All transfer credit is subject to University review by the Prior Learning Assessment department.S. ¹ Students may be required to complete some or all coursework for the program via online delivery Effective October 7. History or U. School of Business Mission Statement The mission of the School of Business is to offer professional market-driven business degrees that build business competencies transferrable to all industries.5 credits) and one lab (1.

web science and virtual worlds are reshaping business. this concentration is no longer available for future enrollments Emerging Media Concentration The Doctor of Management with a concentration in Emerging Media (DM-EM) at Colorado Technical University is designed to encourage the professional development of managers through mentoring. enabling them to make key leadership contributions in their area of expertise. 2012 Courses: Concentration EM820 Business Strategies for Social Media EM825 Strategic Use of Virtual Worlds 5 5 Page 1 . Emerging Media uses a multidisciplinary approach to examine how social networks. research and entertainment. Values. 2012. new media.Doctor of Management Effective July 8. analyze. and Ethics Research and Writing IX Leadership Research and Writing X Research and Writing XI Research and Writing XII 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 3 3 3 3 5 3 5 3 3 3 66 Effective October 7. and solve problems within emerging media Courses: Core MGMT800 MGMT801 MGMT805 MGMT806 MGMT810 MGMT811 MGMT815 MGMT816 MGMT821 MGMT826 MGMT831 MGMT836 MGMT840 MGMT841 MGMT845 MGMT846 MGMT851 MGMT856 Fundamentals of Management Research and Writing I Research Methods and Design Research and Writing II Qualitative and Ethnographic Methods R&W III: Action Research Theory Quantitative Methods R&W IV: The Practice of Action Research R&W V: Process Consulting & Intervention Theory R&W VI: The Practice of Process Consulting & Intervention Research and Writing VII Research and Writing VIII Philosophy of Science. social and financial implications of emerging media • Critically evaluate. and practical projects. practitioner articles and research • Investigate the strategic. action research. education. Outcomes: • Attain familiarity with the body of knowledge in current management theory • Become a subject-matter expert in a specialized area of management • Develop a leadership style based on ethical and philosophical consideration • Effectively manage change through strategic design and research • Predict future trends through effective research and qualitative methods • Contribute to management literature via literature reviews.

leadership skills and the ability to manage change are developed. Course work will focus on the concentration area: Emerging Media. The research proposal must be approved by the student’s committee. Year 3: Leadership and Professional Advancement In the final year. Each class is conducted online. The dissertation option requires a more extensive document that incorporates the literature review. Year 2: Acquisition of Knowledge Once the foundation is in place. Twice each year. The program thus includes twelve 5-credit instructional courses. The programmatic research proposal could serve as a proposal for funded research through a company or granting agency. year two is the time the student chooses an area of concentration and begins to form a personal understanding of the management research and methods used in that area. Graduation Requirements In addition to the successful completion of the above 96 credit hours with an acceptable GPA. The paper option further requires two research papers and a proposal for programmatic research. Each student will spend the first year learning about classic and current management literature and developing competence in research methods. A review of the literature will be completed and work will begin on an action research proposal. using either the paper or dissertation option.EM830 EM835 EM850 EM855 Virtual Economy and Business Information Accountability and Web Privacy Strategies Strategic Thinking for EM Futuring and Innovation in EM 5 5 5 5 30 96 Total Program Credits: Each year of the DM program is designed to provide candidates with the theoretical. students attend an intensive residential symposium lasting four and a half days. consisting of a mentor and two readers. The organization of each year is described below. 2012 Page 2 . Both options require a literature review and a research proposal. students must also satisfactorily complete and defend their research. plus a research-and-writing class taken each quarter. The final year will result in the production of a series of articles or a dissertation that must be approved by a three member committee. Those three papers must be approved by the student’s committee. Students will use qualitative methods and strategic processes to be able to predict future trends. research and application capabilities necessary to pursue a successful career in Management and Emerging Media. Year 1: The Foundation The beginning of the program focuses on research. graduation requires successful defense of either a number of publishable-quality papers (the "paper option") or a dissertation. The dissertation must be approved by the student’s committee. taken one per quarter for three years. In addition. a major study. furthering a mastery of a concentration. and a proposal for further investigation. At least one of the two research papers must be an academic article. Effective October 7.

The program outcomes remain the same for the DM and the MBA or MSM under this option. This class may be taken as many times as necessary to complete the emphasis. action research. The student may take MGMT899 Post Doctoral Study in order to complete an emphasis after completing the degree or to gain further experiences that will complement the previous learning. The MBA or MSM degree will be awarded upon successful completion of the ten approved master’s courses plus: MGMT800. The student. In no case will a master’s concentration be awarded unless all of the concentration courses (with the exception of a capstone course) have been completed. but the normal completion time for the degrees in the combined program is reduced . and Post Doctoral Study The student must be continuously enrolled until meeting all graduation requirements. The student may take MGMT898 Advanced Topics in Management in order to complete an optional emphasis while in the program. Environmental and Social Sustainability. 2012 Page 3 .Degree Completion. In addition. there is also the option of completing a CTU MBA or MSM while starting work on the Doctor of Management. The Doctoral Advantage While a relevant master’s degree is ordinarily required for admission to CTU doctoral programs. Current emphasis areas include: Organization Development and Change. Mentor. A student who has not completed the research requirements by the end of the formal coursework continues by registering for MGMT895 Research Continuation each term until completion of the requirements. practitioner articles and research • Apply systems thinking skills to environmental issues Effective October 7. a student may achieve a Post Doctoral Certificate if approved for that in advance by the doctoral dean. Through this program. Homeland Security. and Dean approve a learning contract consisting of two quarters (10 credits) of MGMT898 in a particular area of interest. doctoral work is started after completing ten of the twelve required master’s courses. Program plans must be approved by the Dean of Management or Director of Education for the doctoral programs. enabling them to make key leadership contributions in their area of expertise. Emerging Media and Global Leadership. Outcomes: • Attain familiarity with the body of knowledge in current management theory • Become a subject-matter expert in a specialized area of management • Develop a leadership style based on ethical and philosophical consideration • Effectively manage change through strategic design and research • Predict future trends through effective research and qualitative methods • Contribute to management literature via literature reviews. A typical program would include successful completion of four courses plus creation of two academic papers of publishable quality after the award of the CTU doctoral degree. and practical projects. MGMT801 Doctor of Management Environmental and Social Sustainability Concentration The Doctor of Management with a concentration in Environmental and Social Sustainability (DM-ESS) at Colorado Technical University is designed to encourage the professional development of managers through mentoring. Emphasis Areas.

Course work will Effective October 7. Year 1: The Foundation The beginning of the program focuses on research. The organization of each year is described below. A review of the literature will be completed and work will begin on an action research proposal. and Ethics Research and Writing IX Leadership Research and Writing X Research and Writing XI Research and Writing XII 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 3 3 3 3 5 3 5 3 3 3 66 5 5 5 5 5 5 30 96 Courses: Core MGMT800 MGMT801 MGMT805 MGMT806 MGMT810 MGMT811 MGMT815 MGMT816 MGMT821 MGMT826 MGMT831 MGMT836 MGMT840 MGMT841 MGMT845 MGMT846 MGMT851 MGMT856 Courses: Concentration ESS820 Systems Thinking for Sustainability ESS825 Organizational Performance and the Triple Bottom Line ESS830 Advanced Action Research for ESS ESS835 Policy and Governance in Trans-Organizational ESS850 Strategic Thinking for ESS ESS855 Futuring and Innovation in ESS Total Program Credits: Each year of the DM program is designed to provide candidates with the theoretical. government. year two is the time the student chooses an area of concentration and begins to form a personal understanding of the management research and methods used in that area. Each student will spend the first year learning about classic and current management literature and developing competence in research methods. Values.• • • Develop a plan for the implementation of the triple bottom line in an organization Experience an entire cycle in action research in a complex organization Frame policy agendas for creating inter organizational collaboration among businesses. and advocacy organizations Fundamentals of Management Research and Writing I Research Methods and Design Research and Writing II Qualitative and Ethnographic Methods R&W III: Action Research Theory Quantitative Methods R&W IV: The Practice of Action Research R&W V: Process Consulting & Intervention Theory R&W VI: The Practice of Process Consulting & Intervention Research and Writing VII Research and Writing VIII Philosophy of Science. Year 2: Acquisition of Knowledge Once the foundation is in place. research and application capabilities necessary to pursue a successful career in their chosen field. 2012 Page 4 .

In addition. The final year will result in the production of a series of articles or a dissertation that must be approved by a three member committee. Homeland Security. A student who has not completed the research requirements by the end of the formal coursework continues by registering for MGMT895 Research Continuation each term until completion of the requirements. 2012 Page 5 . This class may be taken as many times as necessary to complete the emphasis. In addition. The student may take MGMT898 Advanced Topics in Management in order to complete an optional emphasis while in the program. The dissertation option requires a more extensive document that incorporates the literature review. a major study. students must also satisfactorily complete and defend their research. Both options require a literature review and a research proposal. A typical program would include successful completion of four courses plus creation of two academic papers of publishable quality after the award of the CTU doctoral degree. Twice each year. Year 3: Leadership and Professional Advancement Coursework in the final year of the program includes one required course in futuring and innovation. students attend an intensive residential symposium lasting four and a half days. The programmatic research proposal could serve as a proposal for funded research through a company or granting agency. and Dean approve a learning contract consisting of two quarters (10 credits) of MGMT898 in a particular area of interest. At least one of the two research papers must be an academic article. taken one per quarter for three years. Mentor. Effective October 7. Environmental and Social Sustainability. Each class is conducted online. The research proposal must be approved by the student’s committee. graduation requires successful defense of either a number of publishable-quality papers (the "paper option") or a dissertation. Emerging Media and Global Leadership. The paper option further requires two research papers and a proposal for programmatic research. The dissertation must be approved by the student’s committee. consisting of a mentor and two readers. Current emphasis areas include: Organization Development and Change. Graduation Requirements In addition to the successful completion of the above 96 credit hours with an acceptable GPA.focus on the concentration area: Environmental and Social Sustainability. a student may achieve a Post Doctoral Certificate if approved for that in advance by the doctoral dean. Emphasis Areas and Post Doctoral Study The student must be continuously enrolled until meeting all graduation requirements. using either the paper or dissertation option Degree Completion. The student. The program thus includes twelve 5-credit instructional courses. and a proposal for further investigation. plus a research-and-writing class taken each quarter. Those three papers must be approved by the student’s committee. The student may take MGMT899 Post Doctoral Study in order to complete an emphasis after completing the degree or to gain further experiences that will complement the previous learning. plus three courses from the student’s selected area of study.

and challenges in melding these in organizations from around the world. choices. Strategic designs are reviewed to ensure organization structures are understood. The students develop an understanding of the moral dilemmas. which differ among all peoples. and practical projects. action research. and ethics. there is also the option of completing a CTU MBA or MSM while starting work on the Doctor of Management. Students gain an understanding of global groups through participation in action research projects in domestic organizations with international dealings or foreign organizations. analyze. Studies include concepts of culture.The Doctoral Advantage While a relevant master’s degree is ordinarily required for admission to CTU doctoral programs. doctoral work is started after completing ten of the twelve required master’s courses. The program outcomes remain the same for the DM and the MBA or MSM under this option. but the normal completion time for the degrees in the combined program is reduced. Global leadership demands a perception of the future and the students project a plan for successful world-wide organizations in this dynamic environment and beyond. MGMT801 Doctor of Management Global Leadership Concentration The Doctor of Management with a concentration in Global Leadership (DM-GL) at Colorado Technical University is designed to encourage the professional development of managers through mentoring. Program plans must be approved by the Dean of Management or Director of Education for the doctoral programs. Outcomes: • Attain familiarity with the body of knowledge in current management theory • Become a subject-matter expert in a specialized area of management • Develop a leadership style based on ethical and philosophical consideration • Effectively manage change through strategic design and research • Predict future trends through effective research and qualitative methods • Contribute to management literature via literature reviews. In addition. The concentration in Global Leadership provides the student with in depth knowledge of management theories and the background to successfully participate in global organizations. values. social and financial implications of global leadership • Critically evaluate. and solve problems within global leadership Courses: Core MGMT800 Fundamentals of Management MGMT801 Research and Writing I MGMT805 Research Methods and Design Effective October 7. In no case will a master’s concentration be awarded unless all of the concentration courses (with the exception of a capstone course) have been completed. 2012 5 3 5 Page 6 . They also participate in exercises to enhance their ability to think strategically within global organizations. enabling them to make key leadership contributions in their area of expertise. The MBA or MSM degree will be awarded upon successful completion of the ten approved master’s courses plus: MGMT800. practitioner articles and research • Investigate the strategic. Their knowledge expands to an understanding and enhancement of their own leadership characteristics and those of other successful organizational staff. they need to develop change plans with consideration for implementation. Through this program.

A review of the literature will be completed and work will begin on an action research proposal. Year 2: Acquisition of Knowledge Once the foundation is in place. Values. taken one per quarter for three years. furthering a mastery of a concentration. The organization of each year is described below. Each student will spend the first year learning about classic and current management literature and developing competence in research methods. research and application capabilities necessary to pursue a successful career in Management and Global Leadership. plus a Page 7 Effective October 7. The final year will result in the production of a series of articles or a dissertation that must be approved by a three member committee. Students will use qualitative methods and strategic processes to be able to predict future trends. The program thus includes twelve 5-credit instructional courses. Course work will focus on the concentration area: Global Leadership. leadership skills and the ability to manage change are developed. Year 3: Leadership and Professional Advancement In the final year. year two is the time the student chooses an area of concentration and begins to form a personal understanding of the management research and methods used in that area. and Ethics Research and Writing IX Leadership Research and Writing X Research and Writing XI Research and Writing XII 3 5 3 5 3 3 3 3 3 5 3 5 3 3 3 66 5 5 5 5 5 5 30 96 Courses: Concentration GL820 The Influence of Culture on Global Organizations GL825 Global Leadership and Trans-organizations GL830 Advanced Action Research GL835 Special Topics in Global Leadership GL850 Strategic Thinking in Global Organizations GL855 Futuring and Innovation for Global Leadership Total Program Credits: Each year of the DM program is designed to provide candidates with the theoretical. 2012 .MGMT806 MGMT810 MGMT811 MGMT815 MGMT816 MGMT821 MGMT826 MGMT831 MGMT836 MGMT840 MGMT841 MGMT845 MGMT846 MGMT851 MGMT856 Research and Writing II Qualitative and Ethnographic Methods R&W III: Action Research Theory Quantitative Methods R&W IV: The Practice of Action Research R&W V: Process Consulting & Intervention Theory R&W VI: The Practice of Process Consulting & Intervention Research and Writing VII Research and Writing VIII Philosophy of Science. Year 1: The Foundation The beginning of the program focuses on research.

a student may achieve a Post Doctoral Certificate if approved for that in advance by the doctoral dean. The research proposal must be approved by the student’s committee. Emphasis Areas and Post Doctoral Study The student must be continuously enrolled until meeting all graduation requirements. Both options require a literature review and a research proposal. The student may take MGMT899 Post Doctoral Study in order to complete an emphasis after completing the degree or to gain further experiences that will complement the previous learning. Graduation Requirements In addition to the successful completion of the above 96 credit hours with an acceptable GPA.research-and-writing class taken each quarter. students must also satisfactorily complete and defend their research. Twice each year. Those three papers must be approved by the student’s committee. Through this program. but the normal completion time for the degrees in the combined program is reduced. Each class is conducted online. A typical program would include successful completion of four courses plus creation of two academic papers of publishable quality after the award of the CTU doctoral degree. At least one of the two research papers must be an academic article. The program outcomes remain the same for the DM and the MBA or MSM under this option. In addition. 2012 Page 8 . Environmental and Social Sustainability. Degree Completion. Program plans must be approved by the Dean of Management or Director of Education for the doctoral programs. The MBA or MSM degree will be awarded upon successful completion of the ten approved master’s courses plus: MGMT800. using either the paper or dissertation option. and Dean approve a learning contract consisting of two quarters (10 credits) of MGMT898 in a particular area of interest. graduation requires successful defense of either a number of publishable-quality papers (the "paper option") or a dissertation. doctoral work is started after completing ten of the twelve required master’s courses. In no case will a master’s concentration be awarded unless all of the concentration courses (with the exception of a capstone course) have been completed. The programmatic research proposal could serve as a proposal for funded research through a company or granting agency. Mentor. The student. A student who has not completed the research requirements by the end of the formal coursework continues by registering for MGMT895 Research Continuation each term until completion of the requirements. The paper option further requires two research papers and a proposal for programmatic research. a major study. there is also the option of completing a CTU MBA or MSM while starting work on the Doctor of Management. The student may take MGMT898 Advanced Topics in Management in order to complete an optional emphasis while in the program. The dissertation must be approved by the student’s committee. Current emphasis areas include: Organization Development and Change. students attend an intensive residential symposium lasting four and a half days. consisting of a mentor and two readers. In addition. MGMT801 Effective October 7. The dissertation option requires a more extensive document that incorporates the literature review. Homeland Security. This class may be taken as many times as necessary to complete the emphasis. The Doctoral Advantage While a relevant master’s degree is ordinarily required for admission to CTU doctoral programs. Emerging Media and Global Leadership. and a proposal for further investigation.

action research. Outcomes: • Attain familiarity with the body of knowledge in current management theory • Become a subject-matter expert in a specialized area of management • Develop a leadership style based on ethical and philosophical consideration • Effectively manage change through strategic design and research • Predict future trends through effective research and qualitative methods • Contribute to management literature via literature reviews.Doctor of Management Homeland Security Concentration The Doctor of Management with a concentration in Homeland Security (DM-HLS) at Colorado Technical University is designed to encourage the professional development of managers through mentoring. Values. enabling them to make key leadership contributions in their area of expertise. and Ethics Research and Writing IX Leadership Research and Writing X Research and Writing XI Research and Writing XII 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 3 3 3 3 5 3 5 3 3 3 66 5 5 5 5 Page 9 Courses: Concentration HLS820 Contemporary Issues in Homeland Security HLS825 Network Organizations and Other Large Scale Interventions HLS830 Policy & Governance in Trans-Organizational Collaboration HLS835 Crisis Planning & Operations Management Effective October 7. government. and advocacy organizations Courses: Core MGMT800 MGMT801 MGMT805 MGMT806 MGMT810 MGMT811 MGMT815 MGMT816 MGMT821 MGMT826 MGMT831 MGMT836 MGMT840 MGMT841 MGMT845 MGMT846 MGMT851 MGMT856 Fundamentals of Management Research and Writing I Research Methods and Design Research and Writing II Qualitative and Ethnographic Methods R&W III: Action Research Theory Quantitative Methods R&W IV: The Practice of Action Research R&W V: Process Consulting & Intervention Theory R&W VI: The Practice of Process Consulting & Intervention Research and Writing VII Research and Writing VIII Philosophy of Science. and practical projects. 2012 . practitioner articles and research • Assess trans-organizational structures for the management of Homeland Security • Develop a plan for coordinating networked Homeland Security organizations • Analyze how crises unfold and evaluate contingencies for dealing with complications as they arise • Frame policy agendas for creating inter organizational collaboration among businesses.

furthering a mastery of a concentration. graduation requires successful defense of either a number of publishable-quality papers (the "paper option") or a dissertation.HLS850 HLS855 Strategic Thinking for HLS Futuring and Innovation in HLS 5 5 30 96 Total Program Credits: Each year of the DM program is designed to provide candidates with the theoretical. The final year will result in the production of a series of articles or a dissertation that must be approved by a three member committee. Course work will focus on the concentration area: Homeland Security. The program thus includes twelve 5-credit instructional courses. The dissertation option requires a more extensive document that incorporates the literature review. The organization of each year is described below. students must also satisfactorily complete and defend their research. Graduation Requirements In addition to the successful completion of the above 96 credit hours with an acceptable GPA. The dissertation must be approved by the student’s committee. Those three papers must be approved by the student’s committee. research and application capabilities necessary to pursue a successful career in their chosen field. The programmatic research proposal could serve as a proposal for funded research through a company or granting agency. Both options require a literature review and a research proposal. consisting of a mentor and two readers. students attend an intensive residential symposium lasting four and a half days. At least one of the two research papers must be an academic article. using either the paper or dissertation option Effective October 7. taken one per quarter for three years. a major study. Twice each year. plus a research-and-writing class taken each quarter. Year 2: Acquisition of Knowledge Once the foundation is in place. Each student will spend the first year learning about classic and current management literature and developing competence in research methods. The research proposal must be approved by the student’s committee. year two is the time the student chooses an area of concentration and begins to form a personal understanding of the management research and methods used in that area. Year 1: The Foundation The beginning of the program focuses on research. 2012 Page 10 . leadership skills and the ability to manage change are developed. Each class is conducted online. Students will use qualitative methods and strategic processes to be able to predict future trends. The paper option further requires two research papers and a proposal for programmatic research. Year 3: Leadership and Professional Advancement In the final year. A review of the literature will be completed and work will begin on an action research proposal. and a proposal for further investigation. In addition.

In addition. The student may take MGMT898 Advanced Topics in Management in order to complete an optional emphasis while in the program. Through this program. doctoral work is started after completing ten of the twelve required master’s courses. 2012 Page 11 . This class may be taken as many times as necessary to complete the emphasis. A student who has not completed the research requirements by the end of the formal coursework continues by registering for MGMT895 Research Continuation each term until completion of the requirements. Mentor. Homeland Security. Emphasis Areas and Post Doctoral Study The student must be continuously enrolled until meeting all graduation requirements. there is also the option of completing a CTU MBA or MSM while starting work on the Doctor of Management. The student. Program plans must be approved by the Dean of Management or Director of Education for the doctoral programs. A typical program would include successful completion of four courses plus creation of two academic papers of publishable quality after the award of the CTU doctoral degree. MGMT801 Doctor of Management Organizational Development and Change Concentration The Doctor of Management with a concentration in Organizational Development and Change (DM-ODC) at Colorado Technical University is designed to encourage the professional development of managers through mentoring. The student may take MGMT899 Post Doctoral Study in order to complete an emphasis after completing the degree or to gain further experiences that will complement the previous learning. and practical projects. enabling them to make key leadership contributions in their area of expertise. and Dean approve a learning contract consisting of two quarters (10 credits) of MGMT898 in a particular area of interest. In no case will a master’s concentration be awarded unless all of the concentration courses (with the exception of a capstone course) have been completed. The MBA or MSM degree will be awarded upon successful completion of the ten approved master’s courses plus: MGMT800. Outcomes: • Attain familiarity with the body of knowledge in current management theory • Become a subject-matter expert in a specialized area of management • Develop a leadership style based on ethical and philosophical consideration • Effectively manage change through strategic design and research • Predict future trends through effective research and qualitative methods • Contribute to management literature via literature reviews. The Doctoral Advantage While a relevant master’s degree is ordinarily required for admission to CTU doctoral programs. Environmental and Social Sustainability. Emerging Media and Global Leadership. a student may achieve a Post Doctoral Certificate if approved for that in advance by the doctoral dean. The program outcomes remain the same for the DM and the MBA or MSM under this option. action research. but the normal completion time for the degrees in the combined program is reduced. Current emphasis areas include: Organization Development and Change.Degree Completion. practitioner articles and research • Evaluate organizational design in the context of the strategic plan Effective October 7.

Year 2: Acquisition of Knowledge Once the foundation is in place. A review of the literature will be completed and work will begin on an action research proposal. Values. Course work will focus on the concentration area: Organizational Development and Change. year two is the time the student chooses an area of concentration and begins to form a personal understanding of the management research and methods used in that area. Year 1: The Foundation The beginning of the program focuses on research.• • Design a large systems intervention strategy Experience and analyze an entire cycle in action research in a complex organization Fundamentals of Management Research and Writing I Research Methods and Design Research and Writing II Qualitative and Ethnographic Methods R&W III: Action Research Theory Quantitative Methods R&W IV: The Practice of Action Research R&W V: Process Consulting & Intervention Theory R&W VI: The Practice of Process Consulting & Intervention Research and Writing VII Research and Writing VIII Philosophy of Science. 2012 . research and application capabilities necessary to pursue a successful career in their chosen field. The organization of each year is described below. Each student will spend the first year learning about classic and current management literature and developing competence in research methods. Page 12 Effective October 7. and Ethics Research and Writing IX Leadership Research and Writing X Research and Writing XI Research and Writing XII 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 3 3 3 3 5 3 5 3 3 3 66 5 5 5 5 5 5 30 96 Courses: Core MGMT800 MGMT801 MGMT805 MGMT806 MGMT810 MGMT811 MGMT815 MGMT816 MGMT821 MGMT826 MGMT831 MGMT836 MGMT840 MGMT841 MGMT845 MGMT846 MGMT851 MGMT856 Courses: Concentration MGMT820 Strategic Organization Design MGMT825 Large Scale Transformational Change MGMT830 Advanced Action Research MGMT835 Special Topics in Organization Development MGMT850 Strategic Thinking MGMT855 Futuring and Innovation Total Program Credits: Each year of the DM program is designed to provide candidates with the theoretical.

The final year will result in the production of a series of articles or a dissertation that must be approved by a three member committee. leadership skills and the ability to manage change are developed. Emphasis Areas.Year 3: Leadership and Professional Advancement In the final year. taken one per quarter for three years. Degree Completion. consisting of a mentor and two readers. Mentor. The Doctoral Advantage While a relevant master’s degree is ordinarily required for admission to CTU doctoral programs. A student who has not completed the research requirements by the end of the formal coursework continues by registering for MGMT895 Research Continuation each term until completion of the requirements. Those three papers must be approved by the student’s committee. This class may be taken as many times as necessary to complete the emphasis. a major study. The dissertation must be approved by the student’s committee. and a proposal for further investigation. The paper option further requires two research papers and a proposal for programmatic research. Environmental and Social Sustainability. Current emphasis areas include: Organization Development and Change. The program thus includes twelve 5-credit instructional courses. Twice each year. a student may achieve a Post Doctoral Certificate if approved for that in advance by the doctoral dean. plus a research-and-writing class taken each quarter. students attend an intensive residential symposium lasting four and a half days. and Post Doctoral Study The student must be continuously enrolled until meeting all graduation requirements. Graduation Requirements: In addition to the successful completion of the above 96 credit hours with an acceptable GPA. The student may take MGMT898 Advanced Topics in Management in order to complete an optional emphasis while in the program. The student may take MGMT899 Post Doctoral Study in order to complete an emphasis after completing the degree or to gain further experiences that will complement the previous learning. The dissertation option requires a more extensive document that incorporates the literature review. Students will use qualitative methods and strategic processes to be able to predict future trends. furthering a mastery of a concentration. graduation requires successful defense of either a number of publishable-quality papers (the "paper option") or a dissertation. there is also the option of completing a CTU MBA or MSM while starting work on the Doctor of Management. students must also satisfactorily complete and defend their research. The programmatic research proposal could serve as a proposal for funded research through a company or granting agency. The research proposal must be approved by the student’s committee. A typical program would include successful completion of four courses plus creation of two academic papers of publishable quality after the award of the CTU doctoral degree. Both options require a literature review and a research proposal. and Dean approve a learning contract consisting of two quarters (10 credits) of MGMT898 in a particular area of interest. The student. but the normal completion time Effective October 7. 2012 Page 13 . The program outcomes remain the same for the DM and the MBA or MSM under this option. using either the paper or dissertation option. Homeland Security. In addition. In addition. Emerging Media and Global Leadership. Each class is conducted online. At least one of the two research papers must be an academic article.

selecting an important problem. Through this program. professional practice. and academics. In no case will a master’s concentration be awarded unless all of the concentration courses (with the exception of a capstone course) have been completed. 2012 . Program plans must be approved by the Dean of Management or Director of Education for the doctoral programs. The MBA or MSM degree will be awarded upon successful completion of the ten approved master’s courses plus: MGMT800. and solve problems within broad areas of computer science and software engineering • Demonstrate expertise within an area of computer science or software engineering by summarizing the state of the art.for the degrees in the combined program is reduced. and protection of research subjects Courses: Core CS801 CS803 CS806 CS807 CS811 CS812 CS816 CS821 CS826 CS831 CS836 CS837 CS841 CS846 CS851 CS854 CS855 CS856 Research and Writing I Current Topics in the Discipline Research and Writing II Project Management and Process Engineering Research and Writing III Quantitative Analysis Research and Writing IV Research and Writing V Research and Writing VI Research and Writing VII Research and Writing VIII Requirements Engineering Research and Writing IX Research and Writing X Research and Writing XI Software Architecture and Design Futuring and Innovation Research and Writing XII 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 3 3 3 3 5 3 3 3 5 5 3 Page 14 Effective October 7. doctoral work is started after completing ten of the twelve required master’s courses. integrity. Outcomes: • Critically evaluate. MGMT801 Doctor of Computer Science The Doctor of Computer Science (DCS) at Colorado Technical University is the terminal degree for computer science professionals. The program encourages students to think and act strategically and facilitates the ability to make positive contributions in their chosen area of technical expertise. consultants. analyze. conducting research addressing the problem and extending current knowledge with the results • Communicate research results and prepare them for publication • Make well-founded forecasts about future challenges and developments in computer science or software engineering • Demonstrate ethical behavior in all aspects of professional life including honesty.

The program thus includes twelve 5-credit instructional courses. year two is where each student develops an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and research methods in their chosen area of study. Year 3: Leadership and Professional Advancement Coursework in the final year of the program includes one required course in futuring and innovation. Students prepare research proposals and begin their programs of research. Courses: Elective Choices CS810 Simulation and Modeling CS820 Usability and Interaction CS825 Advanced Topics in Database Systems CS838 Concurrent and Distributed Systems CS840 System Metrics and Risk Analysis CS850 Networking and Security Total Program Credits: 5 5 5 5 5 5 96 Each of the three years of the DCS program is designed to provide candidates with theoretical. the Dean. The programmatic research proposal could serve as a Effective October 7. The organization of each year is described below. must form a cohesive unit that increases the student’s knowledge in a chosen area of investigation. The research and writing component results in a broad overview of the student’s area of concentration in order to put the research into context and inform the student’s selection of a research topic. Graduation requires successful defense of either a number of publishable-quality papers (the "paper option") or a dissertation. Both options require a literature review and a research proposal. plus three courses chosen in consultation with. requirements engineering. students conduct research and writing in their chosen area. taken one per quarter for three years. The paper option requires two research papers and a proposal for programmatic research. consisting of a mentor and two readers. plus a research-and-writing class taken each quarter. Each class is conducted online. plus three courses from the student’s selected area of study. At least one of the two research papers must be an academic article. Coursework includes one required course in software systems architecture and design. These six classes can be selected from the list of elective courses below plus any other 800-level classes approved by the Dean. These three courses. project management and process engineering. 2012 Page 15 . The research proposal must be approved by the student’s committee. The research component of the program results in documentation of the student’s applied research in either a dissertation or a series of articles. Twice each year. and research methods in computer science and software engineering. plus three courses in the third year. Year 1: Foundations Year one focuses on computer science and software engineering topics and an orientation to research and writing at the doctoral level. and approved by.Electives Select six 5-credit hour courses* 30 *DCS students must complete six 5-credit classes that form a coherent area of study. In addition to coursework. Coursework covers current topics in computer science and software engineering. and application capabilities in the field. Year 2: Acquisition of Knowledge Once the foundations are in place. students attend an intensive residential symposium lasting four and a half days. research.

Program plans must be approved by the Dean of Doctoral Computer Science. that for the MSSE degree to be awarded under doctoral advantage the student must successfully complete SE600. or MSSE degree while starting work on the Doctor of Computer Science degree. evaluation. conducting research addressing the problem and extending current knowledge with the results Effective October 7. using either the paper or dissertation option. analyze. MSIT. there is also the option of completing a CTU MSCS. SE612 (for CTU Virtual Campus students). doctoral work is started after ten of the twelve required master’s courses have been successfully completed. and solve problems within Digital Systems Security • Demonstrate expertise within a sub-discipline of Digital Systems Security by summarizing the state of the art. The MSCS. MSM-IT/PM. The dissertation must be approved by the student’s committee. SE610. MSM-ISS. Doctor of Computer Science Digital Systems Security Concentration The Doctor of Computer Science – Digital Systems Security (DCS-DSS) program at Colorado Technical University is designed to develop leaders in the implementation. Graduation Requirements In addition to the successful completion of the above 96 credits with an acceptable GPA. MSM-ISS.proposal for funded research through a company or granting agency. The program outcomes remain the same for the DCS and the master’s degrees under this option. but the normal completion time for the degrees in the combined program is reduced. MSM-IT/PM. Degree Completion and Post Doctoral Study The student must be continuously enrolled until all graduation requirements are fulfilled. however. a major study. Outcomes: • Critically evaluate. 2012 Page 16 . MSIT. students must also satisfactorily complete and defend their research. The Doctoral Advantage While a relevant master’s degree is ordinarily required for admission to CTU doctoral programs. In addition. Those three papers must be approved by the student’s committee. The dissertation option requires a more extensive document that incorporates the literature review. Note. A student who has not completed the research requirements by the end of the formal coursework continues by registering for CS895 Dissertation Research Continuation each term until the completion of the requirements. a student may achieve a Post Doctoral Certificate if approved for that in advance by the doctoral dean. A typical program would include successful completion of four courses plus creation of two academic papers of publishable quality after the award of the CTU doctoral degree. or MSSE degree will be awarded upon successful completion of the ten approved master’s courses plus the first two courses in the doctoral degree program: one five-hour 800-level course plus one research and writing course. and analysis of digital systems in which security is a primary quality attribute. and SE620. Through this program. selecting an important problem. and a proposal for further investigation.

and applications capabilities necessary in the field of digital systems security. year two is where each student develops an in-depth understanding of the knowledge areas and research methods in digital systems security. professional practice. The organization of each year is described below. Page 17 Effective October 7. requirements engineering. Coursework covers current topics in computer science and software engineering. 2012 .• • • Communicate research results and prepare them for publication Make well-founded forecasts about future challenges and developments in Digital Systems Demonstrate ethical behavior in all aspects of professional life including honesty. project management and process engineering. Students prepare research proposals and begin their research. and protection of research subjects Research and Writing I Current Topics in the Discipline Research and Writing II Project Management and Process Engineering Research and Writing III Quantitative Analysis Research and Writing IV Research and Writing V Research and Writing VI Research and Writing VII Research and Writing VIII Requirements Engineering Research and Writing IX Research and Writing X Research and Writing XI Software Architecture and Design Futuring and Innovation Research and Writing XII Foundations of Digital-Systems Security Enterprise Security Architecture Applications Security Communications Security and Countermeasures Select a minimum of two 5-credit hour courses 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 3 3 3 3 5 3 3 3 5 5 3 5 5 5 5 10 96 Courses: Core CS801 CS803 CS806 CS807 CS811 CS812 CS816 CS821 CS826 CS831 CS836 CS837 CS841 CS846 CS851 CS854 CS855 CS856 CS862 CS863 CS864 CS865 Electives Total Program Credits: Each of the three years of the DCS-DSS program is designed to provide candidates with the theoretical. and research methods. Year 2: Acquisition of Knowledge Once the foundations are in place. Considerations of digital systems security are covered in each of these courses. Year 1: Foundations Year one focuses on computer science and software engineering topics and an orientation to research and writing at the doctoral level. Topics covered in the pedagogy courses include security foundations. research. integrity. The research and writing component results in a broad overview of current research in digital systems security and inform the student’s selection of a research topic. Coursework includes four pedagogy courses and four research and writing courses.

The program outcomes remain the same for the DCS and the master’s degrees under this option. however. At least one of the two research papers must be an academic article. MSM-ISS. In addition. The dissertation must be approved by the student’s committee. The research proposal must be approved by the student’s committee. or MSSE degree while starting work on the Doctor of Computer Science (DCS) degree. The research and writing courses further develop each student’s research. plus a research-and-writing class taken each quarter. Program plans must be approved by the Dean of Doctoral Computer Science. students must also satisfactorily complete and defend their research. Effective October 7. The Doctoral Advantage While a relevant master’s degree is ordinarily required for admission to CTU doctoral programs. Year 3: Leadership and Professional Advancement Coursework in the final year of the program includes a course in enterprise security architecture. a major study. using either the paper or dissertation option. a course on futuring and innovation. MSM-IT/PM. there is also the option of completing a CTU MSCS. Graduation Requirements In addition to the successful completion of the above 96 credits with an acceptable GPA. Twice each year. A typical program would include successful completion of four courses plus creation of two academic papers of publishable quality after the award of the CTU doctoral degree. The paper option requires two research papers and a proposal for programmatic research. A student who has not completed the research requirements by the end of the formal coursework continues by registering for CS895 Dissertation Research Continuation each term until the completion of the requirements. a student may achieve a Post Doctoral Certificate if approved for that in advance by the doctoral dean. taken one per quarter for three years. The programmatic research proposal could serve as a proposal for funded research through a company or granting agency. Note. SE610. SE612 (for CTU Virtual Campus students).developing secure systems. applications security. Through this program. and SE620. and two elective courses. Those three papers must be approved by the student’s committee. but the normal completion time for the degrees in the combined program is reduced. MSIT. doctoral work is started after ten of the twelve required master’s courses have been successfully completed. that for the MSSE degree to be awarded under doctoral advantage the student must successfully complete SE600. students attend an intensive residential symposium lasting four and a half days. The program thus includes twelve 5-credit instructional courses. Degree Completion and Post Doctoral Study The student must be continuously enrolled until all graduation requirements are fulfilled. consisting of a mentor and two readers. Each class is conducted online. The research component results in documentation of the student’s applied research in either a dissertation or a series of publishable-quality papers. and communication security. Both options require a literature review and a research proposal. The dissertation option requires a more extensive document that incorporates the literature review. Graduation requires successful defense of either a number of publishable-quality papers (the "paper option") or a dissertation. and a proposal for further investigation. 2012 Page 18 .

Planning and Integrating EIS Enterprise Tools. and Portfolio Management Enterprise Management Concepts and Databases Managing. analyze. extending current knowledge with the results. Alignment. MSM-ISS. and Processes Enterprise Architecture Technology 3 5 3 3 5 3 5 3 3 3 3 3 5 3 3 3 5 5 5 5 5 Page 19 Effective October 7. implementing and managing large-scale systems in their chosen profession. or MSSE degree will be awarded upon successful completion of the ten approved master’s courses plus the first two courses in the doctoral degree program: one five-hour 800-level course plus one research and writing course. Doctor of Computer Science Enterprise Information Systems Concentration The Doctor of Computer Science--Enterprise Information Systems (DCS-EIS) program at Colorado Technical University is designed to develop leaders in designing. and developing a research program for further contributions • Communicate by presenting research results and preparing them for publication • Make well-founded predictions about future challenges and developments in Information Systems • Demonstrate ethical behavior in all aspects of the program including honesty. Outcomes: • Critically evaluate.The MSCS. professional practice. MSM-IT/PM. and solve practical technical and managerial challenges within multiple disciplines of Information Systems • Demonstrate expertise within the Information Systems discipline by summarizing the state of the art. MSIT. integrity. conducting research addressing it. selecting an important practical problem or phenomenon. Concepts. and protection of research subjects Courses: Core CS801 CS802 CS806 CS811 CS812 CS816 CS817 CS821 CS826 CS831 CS836 CS841 CS842 CS846 CS851 CS856 EIS800 EIS805 EIS810 EIS815 EIS820 Research and Writing I Qualitative Analysis Research and Writing II Research and Writing III Quantitative Analysis Research and Writing IV Foundations of Enterprise Information Systems Research and Writing V Research and Writing VI Research and Writing VII Research and Writing VIII Research and Writing IX Business Intelligence Research and Writing X Research and Writing XI Research and Writing XII Strategy. 2012 .

At least one of the two research papers must be an academic article. training and testing and developing a critical path to completion. a major study. The research proposal must be approved by the student’s committee. This experience will enable the student to complete a literature review and develop an enterprise information system designed to improve business processes. taking into consideration budget. and a proposal for further investigation. Page 20 Effective October 7. The organization of each year is described below. This deeper level of understanding will result in a practitioner article and a proposal for research to be conducted in the third year. The dissertation must be approved by the student’s committee. and Ethics Enterprise Change. The programmatic research proposal could serve as a proposal for funded research through a company or granting agency. Year 2: Acquisition of Knowledge Once the foundation is in place. to be submitted to an academic journal and a proposal for programmatic research. The deliverables in year three are an applied research project. requirements engineering. structure. Twice each year. Each class is conducted online. taken one per quarter for three years. 2012 . Innovation and Future 5 5 5 96 Total Program Credits: Each year of the DCS-EIS program is designed to provide candidates with the theoretical. Those three papers must be approved by the student’s committee. Graduation requires successful defense of either a number of publishable-quality papers (the "paper option") or a dissertation. research and application capabilities necessary in the field. anticipating and planning for the future. students must also satisfactorily complete and defend their research. Year 1: The Foundation The beginning of the program focuses on research. The program thus includes twelve 5-credit instructional courses. The paper option requires two research papers and a proposal for programmatic research. Year 3: Leadership and Professional Advancement The final year of the program involves developing a formal implementation program. Each student will spend the first year learning about analysis and design from a user perspective while forming the ability to think critically and creatively. Quality. The dissertation option requires a more extensive document that incorporates the literature review. and decision support.EIS825 EIS830 MGMT852 Information Technology Service Management Governance. students attend an intensive residential symposium lasting four and a half days. Both options require a literature review and a research proposal. year two is the time the student chooses an area of concentration and gains an in-depth knowledge of four common areas: strategy. plus a research-and-writing class taken each quarter. Graduation Requirements In addition to the successful completion of the above 96 credits with an acceptable GPA. using either the paper or dissertation option. Compliance. consisting of a mentor and two readers.

2012 Page 21 . Outcomes: • Critically evaluate. or MSSE degree while starting (DCS) work on the Doctor of Computer Science degree. Note. and extending current knowledge with the results • Communicate the research results and prepare them for publication • Investigate the strategic. corporate strategists. social and financial implications of emerging media • Make well-founded forecasts about future challenges and developments in emerging media • Demonstrate ethical behavior in all aspects of professional life including honesty. and solve problems within emerging media • Demonstrate expertise within an area of emerging media by summarizing the state of the art.Degree Completion and Post Doctoral Study The student must be continuously enrolled until all graduation requirements are fulfilled. or MSSE degree will be awarded upon successful completion of the ten approved master’s courses plus the first two courses in the doctoral degree program: one five-hour 800-level course plus one research and writing course. web science and virtual worlds are reshaping business. In addition. integrity. that for the MSSE degree to be awarded under doctoral advantage the student must successfully complete SE600. however. but the normal completion time for the degrees in the combined program is reduced. MSIT. The MSCS. there is also the option of completing a CTU MSCS. Program plans must be approved by the Dean of Doctoral Computer Science. Through this program. Doctor of Computer Science Emerging Media Concentration The Doctor of Computer Science in Emerging Media (DCS-EM) at Colorado Technical University is the terminal degree for computer science professionals. SE610. selecting an important problem. analyze. doctoral work is started after ten of the twelve required master’s courses have been successfully completed. conducting research addressing the problem. research and entertainment. The program outcomes remain the same for the DCS and the master’s degrees under this option. A student who has not completed the research requirements by the end of the formal coursework continues by registering for CS895 Dissertation Research Continuation each term until the completion of the requirements. Emerging media uses a multidisciplinary approach to examine how social networks. SE612 (for CTU Virtual Campus students). MSM-IT/PM. MSM-IT/PM. and SE620. education. consultants. MSIT. a student may achieve a Post Doctoral Certificate if approved for that in advance by the doctoral dean. technology officers and academics with expertise in computer science. MSM-ISS. new media. professional practice. A typical program would include successful completion of four courses plus creation of two academic papers of publishable quality after the award of the CTU doctoral degree. and the protection of research subjects Effective October 7. The Doctoral Advantage While a relevant master’s degree is ordinarily required for admission to CTU doctoral programs. MSM-ISS.

year two is where each student develops an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and research methods in emerging media. Virtual Economy. These courses form a cohesive unit that increases the student’s knowledge in a chosen area of investigation. Web Science and Technology. Students prepare research proposals and begin their programs of research. Year 2: Acquisition of Knowledge Once the foundations are in place. such as Quantitative Analysis. In addition to coursework. Effective October 7. The research component of the program results in documentation of the student’s applied research in either a dissertation or a series of articles. Usability and Interaction. 2012 Page 22 . Coursework covers current topics in computer science and business strategies for social media. Year 3: Leadership and Professional Advancement Coursework in the final year of the program includes Futuring and Innovation. The research and writing component results in a broad overview of the student’s area of concentration in order to put the research into context and inform the student’s selection of a research topic. and Virtual and Cloud Computing Architectures. and research methods in computer science and emerging media. Coursework includes four courses. students conduct research and writing in their research area. strategic use of virtual worlds. Virtual World Simulation. and Information Accountability.Courses: Core CS801 CS802 CS806 CS811 CS812 CS816 CS820 CS821 CS826 CS831 CS836 CS841 CS846 CS851 CS855 CS856 EM820 EM825 EM830 EM835 EM840 EM845 EM860 Elective Research and Writing I Qualitative Analysis Research and Writing II Research and Writing III Quantitative Analysis Research and Writing IV Usability and Interaction Research and Writing V Research and Writing VI Research and Writing VII Research and Writing VIII Research and Writing IX Research and Writing X Research and Writing XI Futuring and Innovation Research and Writing XII Business Strategies for Social Media Strategic Use of Virtual Worlds Virtual Economy and Business Information Accountability and Web Privacy Strategies Virtual World Simulation Web Science and Technology Virtual and Cloud Computing Architectures Select one 5-credit course from 800-level CS/EIS/EM courses 3 5 3 3 5 3 5 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 5 3 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 96 Total program Credits Year 1: Foundations Year one focuses on computer science and software engineering topics and an orientation to research and writing at the doctoral level.

there is also the option of completing a CTU MSCS. MSIT. students attend an intensive residential symposium lasting four and a half days. Degree Completion and Post Doctoral Study The student must be continuously enrolled until all graduation requirements are fulfilled. 2012 Page 23 . The dissertation must be approved by the student’s committee. consisting of a mentor and two readers. The research proposal must be approved by the student’s committee. The MSCS. students must also satisfactorily complete and defend their research. taken one per quarter for three years. Note. plus a research-and-writing class taken each quarter. Those three papers must be approved by the student’s committee. Both options require a literature review and a research proposal. however. MSM-ISS. Twice each year. MSM-IT/PM. Each class is conducted online. or MSSE degree while starting work on the Doctor of Computer Science (DCS) degree. and SE620. The programmatic research proposal could serve as a proposal for funded research through a company or granting agency. The paper option requires two research papers and a proposal for programmatic research.The program thus includes twelve 5-credit instructional courses. that for the MSSE degree to be awarded under doctoral advantage the student must successfully complete SE600. SE612 (for CTU Virtual Campus students). doctoral work is started after ten of the twelve required master’s courses have been successfully completed. Graduation Requirements In addition to the successful completion of the above 96 credits with an acceptable GPA. A student who has not completed the research requirements by the end of the formal coursework continues by registering for CS895 Dissertation Research Continuation each term until the completion of the requirements. but the normal completion time for the degrees in the combined program is reduced. Program plans must be approved by the Dean of Doctoral Computer Science. The program outcomes remain the same for the DCS and the master’s degrees under this option. The dissertation option requires a more extensive document that incorporates the literature review. Graduation requires successful defense of either a number of publishable-quality papers (the "paper option") or a dissertation. a major study. Effective October 7. MSM-IT/PM. The Doctoral Advantage While a relevant master’s degree is ordinarily required for admission to CTU doctoral programs. In addition. MSIT. Through this program. or MSSE degree will be awarded upon successful completion of the ten approved master’s courses plus the first two courses in the doctoral degree program: one five-hour 800-level course plus one research and writing course. and a proposal for further investigation. At least one of the two research papers must be an academic article. using either the paper or dissertation option. a student may achieve a Post Doctoral Certificate if approved for that in advance by the doctoral dean. MSM-ISS. SE610. A typical program would include successful completion of four courses plus creation of two academic papers of publishable quality after the award of the CTU doctoral degree.

conducting research addressing the problem. 2012 Page 24 .) CS842 CS850 Business Intelligence Networking and Security 5 5 Effective October 7. and solve problems within Information Assurance • Demonstrate expertise within a sub-discipline of Information Assurance by summarizing the state of the art. integrity. Innovation. and extending current knowledge with results • Communicate research results and prepare them for publication • Make well-rounded forecasts about future challenges and developments in Information Assurance • Demonstrate ethical behavior in all aspects of professional life including honesty. Outcomes: • Critically evaluate. and Processes Governance. Quality. Compliance. and Ethics Enterprise Change. a student may choose other courses. professional practice. selecting an important problem. Concepts. and Future Select a minimum of two 5-credit hour courses 3 5 3 3 5 3 5 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 5 3 5 5 5 5 5 5 10 The electives should be chosen from the following courses. (With permission of the Dean of Doctoral Computer Science. and protection of research subjects Courses: Core CS801 CS802 CS806 CS811 CS812 CS816 CS817 CS821 CS826 CS831 CS836 CS841 CS846 CS851 CS852 CS856 CS862 CS863 EIS835 EIS815 EIS830 MGMT852 ELE Research and Writing I Qualitative Analysis Research and Writing II Research and Writing III Quantitative Analysis Research and Writing IV Foundations of Enterprise Information Systems Research and Writing V Research and Writing VI Research and Writing VII Research and Writing VIII Research and Writing IX Research and Writing X Research and Writing XI Information Assurance Research and Writing XII Foundations of Digital-Systems Security Enterprise Security Architecture Security Management Enterprise Tools.Doctor of Computer Science Information Assurance Concentration The Doctor of Computer Science – Information Assurance program at Colorado Technical University is designed to develop leaders in managing enterprise information systems with an emphasis on information assurance. analyze.

Coursework covers information assurance. The dissertation option requires a more extensive document that incorporates the literature review. The research component of the program results in documentation of the student’s applied research in either a dissertation or a series of articles. taken one per quarter for three years. security foundations. and a proposal for further investigation. Graduation Requirements In addition to the successful completion of the above 96 credits with an acceptable GPA. Those three papers must be approved by the student’s committee. Coursework covers introduction to enterprise information systems in general and security management in particular. The research and writing courses further develop each student’s research. Year 1: Foundations Year one focuses on introductory topics and research methods. and Integrating EIS Enterprise Architecture Technology IT Service Management 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 96 Total Program Credits: Each of the three years of the DCS-IA program is designed to provide candidates with the theoretical. Virtual World Simulation. Both options require a literature review and a research proposal. The programmatic research proposal could serve as a proposal for funded research through a company or granting agency. The program thus includes twelve 5-credit instructional courses. Web Science and Technology. and applications capabilities necessary in the field of information assurance. and Virtual and Cloud Computing Architectures. The paper option requires two research papers and a proposal for programmatic research. students start identifying research-topic areas. 2012 Page 25 . each student develops an indepth understanding of the knowledge areas and res earch methods in information assurance. Portfolio Management Enterprise Management Concepts Managing. Each class is conducted online. a major study. analyze relevant literature and start preparing research proposals.CS864 CS865 EIS800 EIS805 EIS810 EIS820 EIS825 Applications Security Communications Security and Countermeasures Strategy. Twice each year. Year 2: Acquisition of Knowledge With the foundations in place. and enterprise security architecture. plus a research-and-writing class taken each quarter. In the research and writing component. research. The research proposal must be approved by the student’s committee. Year 3: Leadership and Professional Advancement Coursework in the final year of the program includes Futuring and Innovation. students attend an intensive residential symposium lasting four and a half days. consisting of a mentor and two readers. students must also Effective October 7. The organization of each year is described below. The dissertation must be approved by the student’s committee. Alignment. Planning. Graduation requires successful defense of either a number of publishable-quality papers (the "paper option") or a dissertation. At least one of the two research papers must be an academic article.

MSM-ISS. Executive Master of Business Administration Effective August 19. • • • • • Leadership skills grounded in sound ethical judgment. theories and skills necessary for long-term success. MSM-ISS. creativity and efficiency flourish An understanding of emerging Methods and practices of ‘Intrapreneurism’. Through this program. A typical program would include successful completion of four courses plus creation of two academic papers of publishable quality after the award of the CTU doctoral degree. SE610. there is also the option of completing a CTU MSCS.satisfactorily complete and defend their research. an understanding of the global business environment. 2012 . and a global perspective. ethics. The Doctoral Advantage While a relevant master’s degree is ordinarily required for admission to CTU doctoral programs. In addition. this program is no longer available for future enrollments The Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) program combines a solid core of MBA courses with an innovative set of concentration courses. or MSSE degree while starting work on the Doctor of Computer Science (DCS) degree. SE612 (for CTU Virtual Campus students). and SE620. MSM-IT/PM. and the Page 26 Effective October 7. Designed to give students those tools. MSIT. Degree Completion and Post Doctoral Study The student must be continuously enrolled until all graduation requirements are fulfilled. Note. MSM-IT/PM. that for the MSSE degree to be awarded under doctoral advantage the student must successfully complete SE600. innovation. a student may achieve a Post Doctoral Certificate if approved for that in advance by the doctoral dean. but the normal completion time for the degrees in the combined program is reduced. the use of good judgment and the making smart choices. The MSCS. Program plans must be approved by the Dean of Doctoral Computer Science. or MSSE degree will be awarded upon successful completion of the ten approved master’s courses plus the first two courses in the doctoral degree program: one five-hour 800-level course plus one research and writing course. this curriculum emphasizes decision making. with the purpose of building environments where innovation. In addition. using either the paper or dissertation option. A typical program would include successful completion of four courses plus creation of two academic papers of publishable quality after the award of the CTU doctoral degree. 2012. MSIT. however. The program outcomes remain the same for the DCS and the master’s degrees under this option. doctoral work is started after ten of the twelve required master’s courses have been successfully completed. which applies the skills and mindset of the entrepreneur within an organization markets and how to best position an organization to take advantage of opportunities in those markets Application of appropriate technologies and management styles that take into consideration the cultural and socio-economic realities of the environment Four basic ideas on which the curriculum is built: Ethical management and leadership. a student may achieve a Post Doctoral Certificate if approved for that in advance by the doctoral dean. A student who has not completed the research requirements by the end of the formal coursework continues by registering for CS895 Dissertation Research Continuation each term until the completion of the requirements.

including effective judgment and decision-making • Differentiate between ‘entrepreneur’ and ‘intrapreneur’ and use skills of both to work within an organization to produce innovative change and growth • Work effectively as problem-solving team members • Demonstrate an understanding of the major functional areas of business administration. There is an expectation of a solid business background to succeed in some of the core MBA courses. finance. Colorado Technical University may require the successful completion of 500-level foundation courses which serve as prerequisites Effective October 7. For those entering an MBA program who do not have an undergraduate degree in business. and statistics. The courses in the MBA programs are rigorous. economics. including the critical skills necessary to analyze and solve business problems • Identify and analyze emerging global markets • Manage an organization ethically and in a socially-responsible manner • Formulate value-creation strategies • Engage in professional business practices that cross cultural. economic and political • Synthesize course material and present innovative solutions to contemporary. 2012 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 4 4 4 4 16 48 Page 27 . the MBA was designed with the assumption that the student has prior knowledge in the areas of accounting.ability to create environments where innovative ideas can be taken from concept through application efficiently and consistently Outcomes: • Employ leadership skills. real-world problems and initiatives Courses: Core ACCT614 Applied Managerial Accounting ECON616 Applied Managerial Economics EMBA690Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments FINC615 Applied Managerial Finance INTD670 Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making MGMT600 Applied Managerial Decision-Making MGMT605 Graduate Research Methods MKTG630 Applied Managerial Marketing Courses: Concentration EMBA630 Decisions in Management: Navigating Uncertainty EMBA640 Entrepreneurship/Intrapreneurship and Innovation EMBA650 Emerging Markets MGMT655 Management Capstone Total Program Credits: MBA Prerequisite Knowledge The Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is a professional degree intended for those who aspire to increase their level of responsibility within their chosen field. Specifically.

essential management functions and their interrelationships. and statistics courses. Outcomes: • Demonstrate an understanding of effective. If the student has previously completed sufficient coursework in the areas stated above. and focuses on directing. CTU will evaluate the undergraduate transcripts for all students entering the MBA program to determine if a student is required to take any or all of these courses. ethical leadership strategies and skills • Conduct professional applied research • Demonstrate competence in the chosen field • Communicate information effectively • Work effectively as problem-solving team members • Understand the implications of the internet on today’s business • Demonstrate an understanding of the major functional areas of business administration including the critical skills necessary to analyze and solve business problems • Show a mastery of mathematics. even if they have completed previous courses in those subject areas. coaching and motivating people for effective performance. The program revolves around managerial skills required in planning. the University may waive the prerequisites. finance. and the global environment of today’s business. statistics. The courses also are available to students who wish to refresh their knowledge in these subject areas. Students who can provide evidence of significant professional experience in any or all of the areas may also have prerequisites waived. or if they have additional questions regarding these courses. 2012 . Master of Business Administration The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a professional degree intended for those who aspire to increasing levels of responsibility in business and industry. In addition. An MBA is an investment in the graduate’s future.to the respective 600-level accounting. organizing and controlling work in organizations. and economics to a sufficient degree to apply quantitative reasoning and analysis to business and management problems Courses: Core ACCT614 ECON616 MGMT690 FINC615 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 or Applied Managerial Accounting Applied Managerial Economics Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Applied Managerial Finance Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods or 4 4 4 4 4 4 Page 28 Effective October 7. Students who are required to complete any of the Master of Business Administration prerequisite courses are allowed a maximum of two attempts for each designated course. After two unsuccessful attempts for any of the courses. economics. This degree program is designed to provide each student with a breadth of skills ranging from accounting to project management. finance. accounting. the student will be withdrawn from the MBA or Executive MBA program. Students are encouraged to work with the Student Advising department for alternative programs of study. this program is designed to help the student understand various management theories.

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The Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is a professional degree intended for those who aspire to increase their level of responsibility within their chosen field. The courses in the MBA programs are rigorous. There is an expectation of a solid business background to succeed in some of the core MBA courses. Specifically, the MBA was designed with the assumption that the student has prior knowledge in the areas of accounting, finance, economics, and statistics. For those entering an MBA program who do not have an undergraduate degree in business, Colorado Technical University may require the successful completion of 500-level foundation courses which serve as prerequisites to the respective 600-level accounting, finance, economics, and statistics courses. CTU will evaluate the undergraduate transcripts for all students entering the MBA program to determine if a student is required to take any or all of these courses. If the student has previously completed sufficient coursework in the areas stated above, the University may waive the prerequisites. Students who can provide evidence of significant professional experience in any or all of the areas may also have prerequisites waived. The courses also are available to students who wish to refresh their knowledge in these subject areas, even if they have completed previous courses in those subject areas. Students who are required to complete any of the Master of Business Administration prerequisite courses are allowed a maximum of two attempts for each designated course. After two unsuccessful attempts for any of the courses, the student will be withdrawn from the MBA or Executive MBA program. Students are encouraged to work with the Student Advising department for alternative programs of study, or if they have additional questions regarding these courses.

Master of Business Administration
Accounting Concentration An increase in the number of businesses, changing financial laws and regulations, and increased scrutiny of company finances will spur the job growth of accountants and auditors. Increasingly, accountants also are assuming the role of personal financial advisors. In response to market demand, these financial specialists will offer more financial management and consulting services as they take on greater advisory roles. In addition to openings resulting from growth, the need to replace accountants and auditors who retire or transfer to other
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occupations will produce numerous job openings. The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting (MBA-ACC) is a program for students with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or closely related fields. This program provides students with strong theoretical foundations and professional skills in the main functional areas of accounting, including financial reporting, management control and auditing, and taxation. In addition, this program is designed to prepare graduates for careers in industry, government and not-for-profit organizations. Outcomes: • Perform an audit review and prepare the appropriate documentation • Describe how accounting information is used in implementing management policy • Utilize accounting information to evaluate how to organize the business for managerial control • Discuss the ethical implications of taxation and business decisions • Develop a practical understanding and application of specific actions, processes, and techniques needed to move into the “next generation” of organizations • Develop financial reports to meet business expansion needs • Apply product costing techniques in the development of a master budget from a strategic perspective Courses: Core ACCT614 ECON616 MGMT690 FINC615 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 or HRMT620 MKTG630 Applied Managerial Accounting Applied Managerial Economics Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Applied Managerial Finance Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods or Strategic Capital Human Management Applied Managerial Marketing 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 4 4 4 4 16 48

Courses: Concentration ACCT618 Taxation and Business Decisions ACCT628 Financial Reporting ACCT644 Management Control and Auditing ACCT650 MBA Accounting Capstone Total Program Credits: MBA Prerequisite Knowledge

The Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is a professional degree intended for those who aspire to increase their level of responsibility within their chosen field. The courses in the MBA programs are rigorous. There is an expectation of a solid business background to succeed in some of the core MBA courses. Specifically, the MBA was designed with the assumption that the student has prior knowledge in the areas of accounting, finance, economics, and statistics.
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For those entering an MBA program who do not have an undergraduate degree in business, Colorado Technical University may require the successful completion of 500-level foundation courses which serve as prerequisites to the respective 600-level accounting, finance, economics, and statistics courses. CTU will evaluate the undergraduate transcripts for all students entering the MBA program to determine if a student is required to take any or all of these courses. If the student has previously completed sufficient coursework in the areas stated above, the University may waive the prerequisites. Students who can provide evidence of significant professional experience in any or all of the areas may also have prerequisites waived. The courses also are available to students who wish to refresh their knowledge in these subject areas, even if they have completed previous courses in those subject areas. Students who are required to complete any of the Master of Business Administration prerequisite courses are allowed a maximum of two attempts for each designated course. After two unsuccessful attempts for any of the courses, the student will be withdrawn from the MBA or Executive MBA program. Students are encouraged to work with the Student Advising department for alternative programs of study, or if they have additional questions regarding these courses.

Master of Business Administration
Entrepreneurship Concentration The MBA in Entrepreneurship degree program provides a rigorous immersion into the entrepreneurial process, exploring both entrepreneurship theory and practice. Examination of the challenges of developing and operating small firms; achieving business growth; securing funding and managing a budget; learn problem-solving approach with emphasis on case studies and plans for new start-up ventures. Outcomes: • Understand and identify entrepreneurship characteristics, skills, and abilities needed to start and operate a new business venture • Learn how to develop and write an effective business and marketing plan for a new venture • Examine the role and impact of social media marketing for new ventures and the role of entrepreneurial decision making in marketing efforts • Learn how to effectively communicate new business ideas to funders, customers, and partners (elevator pitch and business plan presentation) • Acquire new business knowledge and skills and help develop strategies needed to operate and develop a new start-up. Courses: Core ACCT614 ECON616 MGMT690 FINC615 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 or

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The Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is a professional degree intended for those who aspire to increase their level of responsibility within their chosen field. The courses in the MBA programs are rigorous. There is an expectation of a solid business background to succeed in some of the core MBA courses. Specifically, the MBA was designed with the assumption that the student has prior knowledge in the areas of accounting, finance, economics, and statistics. For those entering an MBA program who do not have an undergraduate degree in business, Colorado Technical University may require the successful completion of 500-level foundation courses which serve as prerequisites to the respective 600-level accounting, finance, economics, and statistics courses. CTU will evaluate the undergraduate transcripts for all students entering the MBA program to determine if a student is required to take any or all of these courses. If the student has previously completed sufficient coursework in the areas stated above, the University may waive the prerequisites. Students who can provide evidence of significant professional experience in any or all of the areas may also have prerequisites waived. The courses also are available to students who wish to refresh their knowledge in these subject areas, even if they have completed previous courses in those subject areas. Students who are required to complete any of the Master of Business Administration prerequisite courses are allowed a maximum of two attempts for each designated course. After two unsuccessful attempts for any of the courses, the student will be withdrawn from the MBA or Executive MBA program. Students are encouraged to work with the Student Advising department for alternative programs of study, or if they have additional questions regarding these courses.

Master of Business Administration
Effective August 19, 2012, this program is no longer available for future enrollments Environmental and Social Sustainability Concentration The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Environmental and Social Sustainability (MBA-ESS) combines business administration skills with an emphasis on innovation and environmental and social responsibility. This concentration provides students who are passionate about helping to build a better world with the knowledge they will need to effectively implement sustainable business practices in any
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organization. In addition to the foundations of sustainable business, this program covers implementation of the Triple Bottom Line (People, Planet, Profit) and the establishment of sustainable business operations. Outcomes: • Demonstrate and understanding of the functional areas of business: accounting, finance, economics, marketing, and strategic management • Ethically employ leadership skills, including effective judgment and decision-making • Use entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial skills to work within an organization to bring about innovation and growth • Evaluate organizational effectiveness using a triple bottom line approach • Demonstrate an understanding of the nature of sustainable business and how it can be operationalized in an organization Courses: Core ACCT614 ECON616 EMBA690 FINC615 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 MKTG630

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The Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is a professional degree intended for those who aspire to increase their level of responsibility within their chosen field. The courses in the MBA programs are rigorous. There is an expectation of a solid business background to succeed in some of the core MBA courses. Specifically, the MBA was designed with the assumption that the student has prior knowledge in the areas of accounting, finance, economics, and statistics. For those entering an MBA program who do not have an undergraduate degree in business, Colorado Technical University may require the successful completion of 500-level foundation courses which serve as prerequisites to the respective 600-level accounting, finance, economics, and statistics courses. CTU will evaluate the undergraduate transcripts for all students entering the MBA program to determine if a student is required to
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take any or all of these courses. If the student has previously completed sufficient coursework in the areas stated above, the University may waive the prerequisites. Students who can provide evidence of significant professional experience in any or all of the areas may also have prerequisites waived. The courses also are available to students who wish to refresh their knowledge in these subject areas, even if they have completed previous courses in those subject areas. Students who are required to complete any of the Master of Business Administration prerequisite courses are allowed a maximum of two attempts for each designated course. After two unsuccessful attempts for any of the courses, the student will be withdrawn from the MBA or Executive MBA program. Students are encouraged to work with the Student Advising department for alternative programs of study, or if they have additional questions regarding these courses.

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Finance Concentration The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance (MBA-FIN) combines graduate business administration skills with an emphasis on finance. This concentration helps students understand how to analyze financial information to make decisions to enhance business success. Ethical issues in finance and financial management for multinational enterprises are also covered. Outcomes: • Make financial decisions that build the value of the organization • Employ sound financial reasoning in business planning, operation, and assessment • Effectively research, analyze, and interpret financial information to influence managerial decision making • Develop change-agent skills that reflect critical and creative thinking Courses: Core ACCT614 ECON616 MGMT690 FINC615 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 or HRMT620 MKTG630

Applied Managerial Accounting Applied Managerial Economics Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Applied Managerial Finance Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods or Strategic Human Capital Management Applied Managerial Marketing

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32

Courses: Concentration FINC600 Financial Statement Analysis FINC605 Corporate Portfolio Management FINC610 Financial Management for Multinational Enterprises
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Total Program Credits: MBA Prerequisite Knowledge

The Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is a professional degree intended for those who aspire to increase their level of responsibility within their chosen field. The courses in the MBA programs are rigorous. There is an expectation of a solid business background to succeed in some of the core MBA courses. Specifically, the MBA was designed with the assumption that the student has prior knowledge in the areas of accounting, finance, economics, and statistics. For those entering an MBA program who do not have an undergraduate degree in business, Colorado Technical University may require the successful completion of 500-level foundation courses which serve as prerequisites to the respective 600-level accounting, finance, economics, and statistics courses. CTU will evaluate the undergraduate transcripts for all students entering the MBA program to determine if a student is required to take any or all of these courses. If the student has previously completed sufficient coursework in the areas stated above, the University may waive the prerequisites. Students who can provide evidence of significant professional experience in any or all of the areas may also have prerequisites waived. The courses also are available to students who wish to refresh their knowledge in these subject areas, even if they have completed previous courses in those subject areas. Students who are required to complete any of the Master of Business Administration prerequisite courses are allowed a maximum of two attempts for each designated course. After two unsuccessful attempts for any of the courses, the student will be withdrawn from the MBA or Executive MBA program. Students are encouraged to work with the Student Advising department for alternative programs of study, or if they have additional questions regarding these courses.

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Healthcare Management Concentration The Master of Business Administration with a Healthcare Management concentration (MBA-HCM) program combines graduate business administration skills with an emphasis on healthcare management. This concentration covers a range of skills relevant to the healthcare environment, including management concepts and processes, resource allocation, risk assessment, and financing. These concepts are applied within the ethical, legal, and policy framework of the healthcare environment advantage. Outcomes: • Apply sound business principles and practices to the unique field of healthcare • Coordinate resources effectively within legal, regulatory, and ethical constraints • Demonstrate visionary leadership skills by creating innovative solutions to management • Apply critical thinking to the diverse disciplines found in healthcare organizations • Demonstrate change agent skills that reflect critical and creative thinking regarding human resource management issues
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Apply the management, legal, and ethical issues of diversity, affirmative action, employee and labor relations to the design of organizational decision models and policies Applied Managerial Accounting Applied Managerial Economics Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Applied Managerial Finance Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods or Strategic Human Capital Management Applied Managerial Marketing 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 4 4 4 4 16 48

Courses: Core ACCT614 ECON616 MGMT690 FINC615 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 or HRMT620 MKTG630

Courses: Concentration HCM612 Managing the Healthcare Organization HCM621 Ethics, Policy and Law in Healthcare Management HCM631 Systems in Healthcare HCM650 MBA Healthcare Management Capstone Total Program Credits: MBA Prerequisite Knowledge

The Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is a professional degree intended for those who aspire to increase their level of responsibility within their chosen field. The courses in the MBA programs are rigorous. There is an expectation of a solid business background to succeed in some of the core MBA courses. Specifically, the MBA was designed with the assumption that the student has prior knowledge in the areas of accounting, finance, economics, and statistics. For those entering an MBA program who do not have an undergraduate degree in business, Colorado Technical University may require the successful completion of 500-level foundation courses which serve as prerequisites to the respective 600-level accounting, finance, economics, and statistics courses. CTU will evaluate the undergraduate transcripts for all students entering the MBA program to determine if a student is required to take any or all of these courses. If the student has previously completed sufficient coursework in the areas stated above, the University may waive the prerequisites. Students who can provide evidence of significant professional experience in any or all of the areas may also have prerequisites waived. The courses also are available to students who wish to refresh their knowledge in these subject areas, even if they have completed previous courses in those subject areas.

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Students who are required to complete any of the Master of Business Administration prerequisite courses are allowed a maximum of two attempts for each designated course. After two unsuccessful attempts for any of the courses, the student will be withdrawn from the MBA or Executive MBA program. Students are encouraged to work with the Student Advising department for alternative programs of study, or if they have additional questions regarding these courses.

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Effective August 19, 2012, this program is no longer available for future enrollments Hospitality Management Concentration The Master in Business Administration with a concentration in Hospitality Management (MBA-Hosp Mgmt) degree program is well suited for individuals who are intending to be or are managers or corporate leaders. Graduates will be gaining and acquiring knowledge and skills in leadership, financial management, hospitality operations, customer service strategy, planning processes, and operations methodology. The graduates can apply these competencies as managers, consultants, or leaders in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. The program emphasizes the skills the manager or consultant need to be successful in the operations and functions of hospitality based venue. The degree program is designed for those who wish to broaden and expand on their experience in leadership, properties planning, operations, and change management, either as line managers or consultants, as well as those making a transition into the profession. The Hospitality Management field concentration is focused on the development of skills and competencies in managers, leaders, and consultants who seek to improve organizational effectiveness, enhance decision making, improve the operations of the venue, and develop analysis and research expertise. While this program is strongly grounded in organizational concepts, strategic, and management theory, the curriculum is focused on practical, growth-oriented activities to ensure educational relevance and applicability in today's challenging business and institutional hospitality environments. Strong and effective theory-to-practice models ensure that students will acquire advanced research competencies, the skills to manage effectively, and to improve the overall performance and effectiveness of their hospitality focused organizations. Outcomes: • Investigate and analyze the roles and responsibilities of hospitality managers • Identify and assess the techniques to create, operate, staff, and evaluate service systems for hospitality/tourism/resort enterprises • Differentiate between various organizational designs and their strategic implementation • Research and explore emerging issues that impact domestic and global lodging. • Formulate marketing initiatives through research, develop effective strategies, enhance revenues from strategic channels, and evaluate marketing outcomes Courses: Core ACCT614 ECON616 FINC615 EMBA690 INTD670
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Applied Managerial Accounting Applied Managerial Economics Applied Managerial Finance Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Leadership and Ethical Decision Making

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MGMT600 MGMT605

Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods

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Courses: Concentration MKTG631 Customer Experience Management and Marketing MGMT610 Hospitality Organizational Behavior MGMT612 Hospitality and Food Service Operations MGMT614 Hospitality Properties Development and Planning MGMT616 Managerial Communications

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Total Program Credits: MBA Prerequisite Knowledge

The Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is a professional degree intended for those who aspire to increase their level of responsibility within their chosen field. The courses in the MBA programs are rigorous. There is an expectation of a solid business background to succeed in some of the core MBA courses. Specifically, the MBA was designed with the assumption that the student has prior knowledge in the areas of accounting, finance, economics, and statistics. For those entering an MBA program who do not have an undergraduate degree in business, Colorado Technical University may require the successful completion of 500-level foundation courses which serve as prerequisites to the respective 600-level accounting, finance, economics, and statistics courses. CTU will evaluate the undergraduate transcripts for all students entering the MBA program to determine if a student is required to take any or all of these courses. If the student has previously completed sufficient coursework in the areas stated above, the University may waive the prerequisites. Students who can provide evidence of significant professional experience in any or all of the areas may also have prerequisites waived. The courses also are available to students who wish to refresh their knowledge in these subject areas, even if they have completed previous courses in those subject areas. Students who are required to complete any of the Master of Business Administration prerequisite courses are allowed a maximum of two attempts for each designated course. After two unsuccessful attempts for any of the courses, the student will be withdrawn from the MBA or Executive MBA program. Students are encouraged to work with the Student Advising department for alternative programs of study, or if they have additional questions regarding these courses.

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succession planning. especially related to critical and creative thinking.Master of Business Administration Human Resource Management Concentration The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management (MBA-HRM) degree program is designed to prepare the graduate to integrate human resource functions into an organization’s strategic plan. In many companies. affirmative action. selection. legal. HR functions are being turned over to line managers and supervisors as a cost savings. regarding human resource management issues • Discuss the importance of strategic human resource planning and be able to participate in futuristic forecasting. employee and organizational development • Explain the impact of current trends in legal decisions on organizational policies and human resources impacts • Apply the management. and strategic planning processes • Apply knowledge of the legal and ethical principles to human resource management decision making and policy development • Resolve operational problems using knowledge and understanding principles and various functions of human resource management including models of compensation and benefits. the department manager is being relied on more and more to be knowledgeable about HR issues. Thus. For this reason. employment rights. equal employment opportunity. training. 2012 . Outcomes: • Develop change-agent skills. while the actual HR functions are being outsourced to 1-800 numbers and Intranet sites. recruitment. the Human Resource Management concentration can be an excellent choice for those who wish to work in the management field. employee and labor relations to the design of organizational decision models and policies Courses: Core ACCT614 ECON616 MGMT690 FINC615 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 or HRMT620 MKTG630 Applied Managerial Accounting Applied Managerial Economics Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Applied Managerial Finance Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods or Strategic Human Capital Management Applied Managerial Marketing 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 4 4 4 4 16 48 Page 39 Courses: Concentration HRMT645 Operational Human Resource Management HRMT650 Current Legal Issues in Human Resource Management HRMT655 Managing Organizational Development and Change MGMT655 Management Capstone Total Program Credits: Effective October 7. Every manager needs to be aware of the federal regulations that govern human resources and labor relations. and ethical issues of diversity.

even if they have completed previous courses in those subject areas. If the student has previously completed sufficient coursework in the areas stated above.org MBA Prerequisite Knowledge The Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is a professional degree intended for those who aspire to increase their level of responsibility within their chosen field. 2012 Page 40 . Students who are required to complete any of the Master of Business Administration prerequisite courses are allowed a maximum of two attempts for each designated course. and statistics courses. Upon receipt of proof that an applicant to the University has successfully been awarded the CPCU designation. CTU will credit the applicant 16 quarter hours toward the MBA-IRM degree program. economics. and the award of the CPCU has been validated. finance. Students are encouraged to work with the Student Advising department for alternative programs of study. CTU will evaluate the undergraduate transcripts for all students entering the MBA program to determine if a student is required to take any or all of these courses. finance. the University may waive the prerequisites. (800) 283-7476 http://www. The courses in the MBA programs are rigorous. Alexandria.shrm. economics. The courses also are available to students who wish to refresh their knowledge in these subject areas. There is an expectation of a solid business background to succeed in some of the core MBA courses. 2012. For those entering an MBA program who do not have an undergraduate degree in business. Students who can provide evidence of significant professional experience in any or all of the areas may also have prerequisites waived. After a student has completed the MBA core. the student will be withdrawn from the MBA or Executive MBA program. this program is no longer available for future enrollments Insurance and Risk Management Concentration The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Insurance and Risk Management (MBA-IRM) is designed for insurance professionals that have earned the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation of the American Institute for CPCU (AICPCU) and Insurance Institute of American (IIA). Specifically. Colorado Technical University may require the successful completion of 500-level foundation courses which serve as prerequisites to the respective 600-level accounting. and statistics. VA 22314.Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Colorado Technical University’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Human Resource Management has met the requirements for affiliation with the Society for Human Resource Management: 1800 Duke Street. After two unsuccessful attempts for any of the courses. or if they have additional questions regarding these courses. he/she will be awarded the MBA-IRM degree. Effective October 7. Master of Business Administration Effective August 19. the MBA was designed with the assumption that the student has prior knowledge in the areas of accounting.

economics. There is an expectation of a solid business background to succeed in some of the core MBA courses. economics. The courses in the MBA programs are rigorous. the MBA was designed with the assumption that the student has prior knowledge in the areas of accounting. CTU will evaluate the undergraduate transcripts for all students entering the MBA program to determine if a student is required to take any or all of these courses. If the student has previously completed sufficient coursework in the areas stated above. For those entering an MBA program who do not have an undergraduate degree in business. even if they have completed previous courses in those subject areas. 2012 Page 41 . Colorado Technical University may require the successful completion of 500-level foundation courses which serve as prerequisites to the respective 600-level accounting. The courses also are available to students who wish to refresh their knowledge in these subject areas. Specifically. the University may waive the prerequisites. Effective October 7.Outcomes: • Demonstrate proficiency in industry validated insurance and risk management skills by the successful completion of the CPCU designation. finance. finance. and statistics courses. and statistics. including: • CPCU foundation courses • CPCU Commercial or Personal concentration courses • CPCU ethics requirement • CPCU experience requirement • Integrate insurance and risk management skills with sound business principles and practices • Apply research skills to solve insurance and risk management problems • Demonstrate change-agent skills using critical and creative thinking Courses: Core ACCT614 ECON616 EMBA690 FINC615 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 Applied Managerial Accounting Applied Managerial Economics Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Applied Managerial Finance Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 Courses: Concentration CPCU Designation CPCU Transfer Credit FINC650 MBA Finance Capstone 16 4 20 48 Total Program Credits: MBA Prerequisite Knowledge The Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is a professional degree intended for those who aspire to increase their level of responsibility within their chosen field. Students who can provide evidence of significant professional experience in any or all of the areas may also have prerequisites waived.

or if they have additional questions regarding these courses. as well as quantitative and qualitative methodologies to support procurement. the student will be withdrawn from the MBA or Executive MBA program. Students are encouraged to work with the Student Advising department for alternative programs of study. international. or the private sector Outcomes: • Demonstrate an understanding of the relevance and applicability of logistical methodologies and concepts for operating in a global environment (military. transportation and contract management • Design an integrated supply chain system from the raw material to delivery to the end customer/civilians/military personal/partnering agencies. government. 2012 Government Logistics Track LOG672 Strategic Thinking in a Global Logistics Environment: Cultural and Legal Implications LOG674 Integrated Supply Chain Management in a Global Environment LOG676 Logistics Support Services in Impaired or Hazardous Environments Page 42 . Master of Business Administration Logistics Management Concentration The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Logistics Management (MBA-LM) is a comprehensive program that is designed to build a generalist foundation that emphasizes the application of critical thinking and management skills in today’s business and organizational environment. acquisition. including reverse logistics consideration Courses: Core ACCT614 ECON616 MGMT690 FINC615 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 or HRMT620 MKTG630 Applied Managerial Accounting Applied Managerial Economics Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Applied Managerial Finance Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods or Strategic Human Capital Management Applied Managerial Marketing 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 Courses: Concentration Logistics Track MGMT655 Choose a Logistics Track from the list below Management Capstone 12 4 16 4 4 4 Effective October 7. Students will understand how to apply the detailed functional aspects of logistics management from a global. After two unsuccessful attempts for any of the courses. government and private sector business) • Conduct action research in the field of logistics as it relates to military. government or private business operations • Apply managerial logistics philosophy and concepts.Students who are required to complete any of the Master of Business Administration prerequisite courses are allowed a maximum of two attempts for each designated course. and domestic perspective as it relates to military.

If the student has previously completed sufficient coursework in the areas stated above. Students are encouraged to work with the Student Advising department for alternative programs of study. Students who are required to complete any of the Master of Business Administration prerequisite courses are allowed a maximum of two attempts for each designated course. 2012 Page 43 . or if they have additional questions regarding these courses. the University may waive the prerequisites. The courses in the MBA programs are rigorous. Specifically. economics. the MBA was designed with the assumption that the student has prior knowledge in the areas of accounting. For those entering an MBA program who do not have an undergraduate degree in business. the student will be withdrawn from the MBA or Executive MBA program. The courses also are available to students who wish to refresh their knowledge in these subject areas. even if they have completed previous courses in those subject areas. Students who can provide evidence of significant professional experience in any or all of the areas may also have prerequisites waived. Colorado Technical University may require the successful completion of 500-level foundation courses which serve as prerequisites to the respective 600-level accounting. Effective October 7. After two unsuccessful attempts for any of the courses. and statistics courses.Military Logistics Track LOG660 Intermodal Transportation/Logistics in inclement Environments LOG662 Transportation and Logistics Operations in Enriched and Impaired Environments LOG664 Transportation/Logistics security in Enriched and Impaired Environments Private Sector Logistics Track LOG666 Inventory Process Management and Control LOG668 Inventory and Supply Chain Management LOG670 Reverse Inventory Management & Financial Implications Total Program Credits: MBA Prerequisite Knowledge 4 4 4 4 4 4 48 The Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is a professional degree intended for those who aspire to increase their level of responsibility within their chosen field. and statistics. finance. There is an expectation of a solid business background to succeed in some of the core MBA courses. CTU will evaluate the undergraduate transcripts for all students entering the MBA program to determine if a student is required to take any or all of these courses. economics. finance.

and is being. and legal implications of international marketing will be in high demand. ethics. and promotion of goods and services • Demonstrate change-agent skills using critical and creative thinking Courses: Core ACCT614 ECON616 MGMT690 FINC615 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 or HRMT620 MKTG630 Applied Managerial Accounting Applied Managerial Economics Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Applied Managerial Finance Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods or Strategic Human Capital Management Applied Managerial Marketing 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 4 4 4 4 16 48 Courses: Concentration MKTG618 Marketing Research Methods MKTG628 Marketing in the Digital Age MKTG638 International Marketing MGMT655 Management Capstone Total Program Credits: MBA Prerequisite Knowledge The Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is a professional degree intended for those who aspire to increase their level of responsibility within their chosen field. Specifically. Effective October 7. individuals with a grasp of cultural. successful leaders need to be ready to adapt and leverage this technology to gain competitive advantage. and customer relationship management skills • Adapt marketing strategies globally using critical thinking. ethical. international marketing. and cross-cultural understanding • Manage the expected growth in global competition creatively • Develop effective marketing plans including pricing. The field of marketing has been. product placement. Outcomes: • Demonstrate mastery of marketing research. There is an expectation of a solid business background to succeed in some of the core MBA courses. The courses in the MBA programs are rigorous.Master of Business Administration Marketing Concentration The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing (MBA-MKTG) degree is focused on the skills needed to make critical marketing decisions for businesses and organizations. transformed by technology. e-marketing. 2012 Page 44 . As increasing numbers of companies look to expand into global markets. Marketing research is crucial to analyzing and understanding data and trends.

2012 Page 45 . The courses also are available to students who wish to refresh their knowledge in these subject areas. finance. the student will be withdrawn from the MBA or Executive MBA program. he/she will be awarded the MBA-MDR. If the student has previously completed sufficient coursework in the areas stated above. After a student has completed the MBA-MDR core. this concentration is no longer available for future enrollments Mediation and Dispute Resolution Concentration The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Mediation and Dispute Resolution (MBA-MDR) degree program is designed for mediation professionals that have earned the Advanced Practitioner of Mediation (APM) designation of the Institute of Advanced Dispute Resolution (IADR). finance. and statistics courses. After two unsuccessful attempts for any of the courses. ethical leadership strategies and skills • Conduct professional applied research • Communicate information effectively • Work effectively as problem-solving team members Effective October 7. Students who are required to complete any of the Master of Business Administration prerequisite courses are allowed a maximum of two attempts for each designated course. Students are encouraged to work with the Student Advising department for alternative programs of study. economics. even if they have completed previous courses in those subject areas. or if they have additional questions regarding these courses. and economics to a sufficient degree to apply quantitative reasoning and analysis to business and management problems • Demonstrate effective. including: • APM core course • APM concentration courses • Demonstrate an understanding of the major functional areas of business administration including the critical skills necessary to analyze and solve business problems • Show a mastery of mathematics. and statistics. the University may waive the prerequisites. Upon receipt of proof that an applicant to the University has successfully been awarded the APM designation. 2012. finance.the MBA was designed with the assumption that the student has prior knowledge in the areas of accounting. CTU will evaluate the undergraduate transcripts for all students entering the MBA program to determine if a student is required to take any or all of these courses. Students who can provide evidence of significant professional experience in any or all of the areas may also have prerequisites waived. statistics. accounting. For those entering an MBA program who do not have an undergraduate degree in business. Outcomes: • Demonstrate proficiency in industry validated mediation and dispute resolution skills by the successful completion of the APM designation. Colorado Technical University may require the successful completion of 500-level foundation courses which serve as prerequisites to the respective 600-level accounting. CTU will credit the applicant 12 quarter hours toward the MBA-MDR degree program. Master of Business Administration Effective February 19. and the award of the APM has been validated. economics.

After two unsuccessful attempts for any of the courses. For those entering an MBA program who do not have an undergraduate degree in business. and statistics courses. Students are encouraged to work with the Student Advising department for alternative programs of study. CTU will evaluate the undergraduate transcripts for all students entering the MBA program to determine if a student is required to take any or all of these courses. economics. Specifically. There is an expectation of a solid business background to succeed in some of the core MBA courses. Students who are required to complete any of the Master of Business Administration prerequisite courses are allowed a maximum of two attempts for each designated course. 2012 Page 46 . economics. or if they have additional questions regarding these courses. Colorado Technical University may require the successful completion of 500-level foundation courses which serve as prerequisites to the respective 600-level accounting. Effective October 7. the MBA was designed with the assumption that the student has prior knowledge in the areas of accounting. finance. the student will be withdrawn from the MBA or Executive MBA program. and statistics. If the student has previously completed sufficient coursework in the areas stated above. finance. The courses in the MBA programs are rigorous.Courses: Core ACCT614 ECON616 EMBA690 FINC615 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 MKTG630 Applied Managerial Accounting Applied Managerial Economics Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Applied Managerial Finance Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods Applied Managerial Marketing 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 12 4 16 48 Courses: Concentration APM Designation APM Transfer credit (campus validation required) MGMT655 Management Capstone Total Program Credits: MBA Prerequisite Knowledge The Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is a professional degree intended for those who aspire to increase their level of responsibility within their chosen field. even if they have completed previous courses in those subject areas. Students who can provide evidence of significant professional experience in any or all of the areas may also have prerequisites waived. the University may waive the prerequisites. The courses also are available to students who wish to refresh their knowledge in these subject areas.

as well as quantitative and qualitative methodologies to product design. Effective October 7. distribution. such as project management. and contracting decisions • Design an integrated operating system from the raw material to delivery to the customer. warehousing. 2012 Page 47 . The program combines the technical aspects of operating systems with the practical aspects of contemporary business environment.Master of Business Administration Operations/Supply Chain Management Concentration The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Operations Management (MBA-O/SCM) degree program is designed to prepare students to lead organizations in the planning. The courses in the MBA programs are rigorous. The curriculum blends skills. including reverse logistics considerations Courses: Core ACCT614 ECON616 MGMT690 FINC615 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 or HRMT620 MKTG630 Applied Managerial Accounting Applied Managerial Economics Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Applied Managerial Finance Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods or Strategic Human Capital Management Applied Managerial Marketing 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 4 4 4 4 16 48 Courses: Concentration MGMT640 Operations Management MGMT647 Operations Strategy PM665 Project Management Capstone SCM610 Logistics/SCM Inventory and Distribution Total Program Credits: MBA Prerequisite Knowledge The Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is a professional degree intended for those who aspire to increase their level of responsibility within their chosen field. and management of business systems. procurements. Outcomes: • Demonstrate an understanding of the relevance and applicability of operational considerations and logistics and supply chain methodologies to businesses operating in a global environment • Conduct scholarly research in the field of operations related management • Apply managerial operational philosophy and concepts. system operations and business related with organizational skills in the major areas of business management. operation. development.

There is an expectation of a solid business background to succeed in some of the core MBA courses. finance. the MBA was designed with the assumption that the student has prior knowledge in the areas of accounting. Outcomes: • Apply the project management process and knowledge areas to a project • Establish a project office with appropriate structure. or if they have additional questions regarding these courses. If the student has previously completed sufficient coursework in the areas stated above. Master of Business Administration Project Management Concentration The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Project Management (MBA-PM) degree program is designed to provide the tools. and statistics courses. the program integrates business foundation courses with the theory and the practice of project management in order to prepare well-equipped and skilled project managers. even if they have completed previous courses in those subject areas. • Develop contingency plans. Initiate corrective action where needed. personnel and processes • Analyze project scope and identify project key tasks and stakeholders • Develop a detailed list of project tasks and arrange them in a project work breakdown structure • Construct and implement an approach for using contracting and procurement activities to fulfill project goals • Assemble project tasks into a project schedule. the industry standard for project management. Students who can provide evidence of significant professional experience in any or all of the areas may also have prerequisites waived. 2012 Page 48 . Students who are required to complete any of the Master of Business Administration prerequisite courses are allowed a maximum of two attempts for each designated course. Colorado Technical University may require the successful completion of 500-level foundation courses which serve as prerequisites to the respective 600-level accounting. In addition. The curriculum covers in detail the nine knowledge areas specified by the Project Management Institute (PMI) in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). techniques and skills needed to effectively manage projects. determine task time. After two unsuccessful attempts for any of the courses. finance. Effective October 7. For those entering an MBA program who do not have an undergraduate degree in business. and statistics. the University may waive the prerequisites. CTU will evaluate the undergraduate transcripts for all students entering the MBA program to determine if a student is required to take any or all of these courses. The courses also are available to students who wish to refresh their knowledge in these subject areas. economics. order of precedence and resources required • Create and implement a proactive risk management and quality plan. Students are encouraged to work with the Student Advising department for alternative programs of study. Mitigate the effects of risks • Prepare a project plan and establish a project cost/schedule baseline • Assess project status against the project baseline using earned value and other analysis tools. Assess potential and actual risks. Specifically. the student will be withdrawn from the MBA or Executive MBA program. economics.

If the student has previously completed sufficient coursework in the areas stated above.) More information is available in the University Policies section of the Course Catalog. finance. CTU is a recognized provider with the Project Management Institute (PMI™) Educational Provider Program (PMI R. The courses in the MBA programs are rigorous. economics. economics. the University may waive the prerequisites. and statistics.Courses: Core ACCT614 ECON616 MGMT690 FINC615 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 or HRMT620 Applied Managerial Accounting Applied Managerial Economics Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Applied Managerial Finance Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods or Strategic Human Capital Management 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 4 4 4 4 4 20 48 Courses: Concentration PM600 Project Management Processes in Organizations PM610 Project Planning. Students who are required to complete any of the Master of Business Administration prerequisite courses are allowed a maximum of two attempts for each designated course. and statistics courses.P. MBA Prerequisite Knowledge The Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is a professional degree intended for those who aspire to increase their level of responsibility within their chosen field. Currently. Students are encouraged to Effective October 7. 2012 Page 49 . the MBA was designed with the assumption that the student has prior knowledge in the areas of accounting. For those entering an MBA program who do not have an undergraduate degree in business. Specifically. After two unsuccessful attempts for any of the courses. The courses also are available to students who wish to refresh their knowledge in these subject areas.E. There is an expectation of a solid business background to succeed in some of the core MBA courses. Colorado Technical University may require the successful completion of 500-level foundation courses which serve as prerequisites to the respective 600-level accounting. the versions of this program offered at the ground campuses are accredited. the student will be withdrawn from the MBA or Executive MBA program. Students who can provide evidence of significant professional experience in any or all of the areas may also have prerequisites waived. Execution and Closure PM620 Schedule and Cost Control Techniques PM630 Contracting and Procurement in Project Management PM665 Project Management Capstone Total Program Credits: This degree is accredited by the Project Management Institute's Global Accreditation Center (PMI-GAC) contingent on delivery method. even if they have completed previous courses in those subject areas. finance. CTU will evaluate the undergraduate transcripts for all students entering the MBA program to determine if a student is required to take any or all of these courses.

2012 . or if they have additional questions regarding these courses. Outcomes: • Explain the major functional areas of business administration including the critical skills necessary to analyze and solve business problems • Apply quantitative reasoning and analysis to business and management problems • Conduct professional applied research • Manage the relational database application life cycle and the relational database management system environment • Define the relational data model and determine if a given database satisfies the properties of a relational database • Define the OSI network model and implementations as they are used in computer and voice • Define network transmission methods and describe network device operations • Describe the protocols used for network data transport Courses: Core ACCT614 ECON616 MGMT690 FINC615 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 or HRMT620 MKTG630 Applied Managerial Accounting Applied Managerial Economics Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Applied Managerial Finance Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods or Strategic Human Capital Management Applied Managerial Marketing 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 4 4 4 4 16 48 Page 50 Courses: Concentration IT600 IT Management IT610 Relational Database Management Systems IT640 Networking and Telecommunications MGMT655 Management Capstone Total Program Credits: Effective October 7. networking and telecommunications systems. Master of Business Administration Technology Management Concentration The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Technology Management (MBA-TM) degree program is designed to prepare the graduate to assist and lead organizations in the planning. with organizational skills in the major areas of business. such as database management. operation and management of information technology systems.work with the Student Advising department for alternative programs of study. The curriculum blends information technology skills. development. The program combines the technical aspects of information systems with the practical aspects of contemporary business.

the student will be withdrawn from the MBA or Executive MBA program. and statistics courses. After two unsuccessful attempts for any of the courses. this program is designed to prepare graduates for careers in public accounting. Master of Science in Accounting The Master of Science in Accounting (MS-ACC) is a degree for students with a bachelor’s degree in accounting or other closely related fields. Students are encouraged to work with the Student Advising department for alternative programs of study. and statistics. For those entering an MBA program who do not have an undergraduate degree in business. Specifically. economics. Accountants and auditors help to ensure that organizations are run more efficiently. They perform these vital functions by offering an increasingly wide array of business and accounting services to their clients. or if they have additional questions regarding these courses. These services include public. Beyond the fundamental tasks of the occupation— preparing. industry. If the student has previously completed sufficient coursework in the areas stated above. CTU will evaluate the undergraduate transcripts for all students entering the MBA program to determine if a student is required to take any or all of these courses. The courses also are available to students who wish to refresh their knowledge in these subject areas. the University may waive the prerequisites. and taxes are paid properly and on time. The courses in the MBA programs are rigorous. management and government accounting. financial and investment planning. finance. taxation. and forensic accounting. They provide much of the information utilized by for-profit and not-for-profit organizations in the decision-making needed to help the organization attain its goals. Students who can provide evidence of significant professional experience in any or all of the areas may also have prerequisites waived. 2012 Page 51 . the MBA was designed with the assumption that the student has prior knowledge in the areas of accounting. and increased scrutiny of company finances • Assume the role of a personal financial advisor to the business Effective October 7. analyzing and verifying financial documents in order to provide information to clients — many accountants now are required to possess a wide range of knowledge and skills. management control and auditing. This program provides strong theoretical foundations and professional skills in the main functional areas of accounting. even if they have completed previous courses in those subject areas. Accountants are key players in the financial information arena of all organizations. Colorado Technical University may require the successful completion of 500-level foundation courses which serve as prerequisites to the respective 600-level accounting. Outcomes: • Address the changing financial laws and regulations. However. Students who are required to complete any of the Master of Business Administration prerequisite courses are allowed a maximum of two attempts for each designated course. accountants and auditors are broadening the services they offer to include budget analysis. There is an expectation of a solid business background to succeed in some of the core MBA courses. finance. including financial reporting and assurance. as well as internal auditing. government or not-for-profit organizations. economics.MBA Prerequisite Knowledge The Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is a professional degree intended for those who aspire to increase their level of responsibility within their chosen field. public records are kept more accurately. In addition. information technology consulting and limited legal services.

and techniques needed to move into the “next generation” of organizations Develop financial reports to meet business expansion needs Apply product costing techniques in the development of a master budget from a strategic perspective Applied Managerial Accounting Taxation and Business Decisions Advanced Cost Accounting Financial Reporting Accounting Information Systems Advanced Auditing Management Control and Auditing Forensic Accounting International Financial Reporting Standards Applied Managerial Economics Applied Managerial Finance Applied Managerial Decision-Making 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 48 Courses: Core ACCT614 ACCT618 ACCT624 ACCT628 ACCT634 ACCT638 ACCT644 ACCT648 ACCT655 ECON616 FINC615 MGMT600 Total Program Credits: Accounting courses at CTU meet the educational standards of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Outcomes: • Lead and direct technical initiatives and operations • Analyze and develop strategies for improving business processes and operations • Integrate technology and operational processes into the organization • Evaluate emerging technologies and their impact across the organization • Apply analytical and critical thinking skills necessary to evaluate emerging technologies Effective October 7.• • • • • • • • Offer financial management and consulting services while taking on a greater advisory role Perform an audit review and prepare the appropriate documentation Describe how accounting information is used in implementing management policy Utilize accounting information to evaluate how to organize the business for managerial control Discuss the ethical implications of taxation and business decisions Develop a practical understanding and application of specific actions. processes. The student who meets the unique requirements of the State Board of Accounting in their state's Application for CPA Licensure is qualified to sit for the CPA exam. and career goals. organizational needs. The program architecture consists of research methods. there is a great need for individuals who can both lead and manage technical initiatives and business operations. the student can tailor the degree program to meet individual job responsibilities. leadership. Colorado Technical University offers a general Master of Science in Management (MSM) degree program. Master of Science in Management In order for an organization and its management to compete in today’s global business environment. To help meet the need for this competitive new breed of technical leadership and management professional. managerial decision-making and operations management integrated with a solid practical research foundation. Building on this program core. 2012 Page 52 .

The student will also learn to create new technology-based business paradigms to achieve organizational goals. ethical leadership strategies and skills • Conduct professional applied research • Utilize analytical and critical thinking skills in order to synthesize. this program is no longer available for future enrollments Business Management Concentration The Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Business Management (MSM-BM) degree program equips the graduate with an understanding of the fundamental issues related to technology's role today and in the future. The Project Management Institute (PMI®) endorsed project management component provides a solid base of knowledge to address today's most pressing management challenges using industry-recognized models and techniques. Program Outcomes • Demonstrate an understanding of effective. 2012 Page 53 . and evaluate professional applied research Courses: Core FINC615 IT600 INTD670 MGMT604 MGMT690 MKTG630 PM600 Applied Managerial Finance IT Management Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Organizational Behavior Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Applied Managerial Marketing Project Management Processes in Organizations 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 16 4 20 48 Courses: Concentration Electives MGMT655 Select 16 credit hours of 600 level Business and Management Courses Management Capstone Total Program Credits: The 16 credits of 600 level Business and Management Electives must be approved by the chair or dean of management at the campus where the degree is being offered. use. The program is structured to expose each graduate to key technological tools and concepts from a managerial perspective. The student will develop both technical expertise and business savvy from the enterprise perspective of an organization. 2009. Master of Science in Management Effective August 19. evaluate and integrate concepts and knowledge for effective decision analysis and problem solving • Communicate information professionally • Work effectively as problem-solving team members Effective October 7.• • Work effectively as problem-solving team member Conduct.

As a result.org). CTU's courses in project management are approved by PMI to count as professional development units (PDUs) for training courses and events (www. Master of Science in Management Effective May 15. budgeting and policy-making will help forge the future of the criminal justice system. use. Outcomes: • Discuss trends in the development of public policies and apply management principles and Effective October 7. Execution. 2012 Page 54 . The Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Criminal Justice was developed with the direction of leaders in the criminal justice industry and reflects the balance needed for developing excellent administrative skills along with the information base necessary to enhance responsible policy-making.• Conduct. The criminal justice field is rapidly expanding in the areas of corrections.E.pmi. those with leadership and management skills. This program is designed specifically to develop the knowledge base and skills essential to those who will become the managers of people. 2011. law and the courts. and in many types of diversionary and ancillary programs that support the system. money and programs.). and those with expertise in program evaluation. and evaluate professional applied research Program Requirements ID612 Leadership MGM600 Applied Managerial Decision-Making MGM604 Organizational Behavior MGM608 Managing e-Business MKT628 Marketing in the Digital Age MGM638 Transforming the Enterprise with IT MPM650 Project Management Processes in Organizations MPM655 Project Planning. As a PMI Registered Education Provider (R. law enforcement. Registered Education Provider 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 44 Colorado Technical University has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI). and leaders in planning and decision making in the criminal justice system. Colorado Technical University has agreed to abide by PMI established quality assurance criteria. and Closure MPM660 Schedule and Cost Control Techniques MPM665 Contracting and Procurement in Project Management Total MSM-BM Degree Program Requirements Project Management Institute (PMI®). These skills are applicable to a wide spectrum of employment areas for both public and nonprofit organizations within the criminal justice system and ancillary agencies.P. this program is no longer available for future enrollments Criminal Justice Concentration The Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Criminal Justice (MSM-CJ) is designed to meet the emerging administrative and leadership needs of the criminal justice system.

which are designed to provide the student with an understanding of all the different elements that go Page 55 Effective October 7.• • • • • • • • • • policy analysis techniques to current issues facing criminal justice and juvenile justice Use research results to enhance administrative problem solving and decision making Explore proactive strategies that reflect responsible organizational values Examine how court rulings. Today. public opinion. Large. this program is no longer available for future enrollments Enterprise Information Systems Concentration Explosive demand for professionals who can integrate and manage a company’s information and technology tools has created an emerging new field in information technology. Colorado Technical University has introduced the Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Enterprise Information Systems (MSM-EIS) degree program. these large organizations need technical leaders who can take a problem and find a technical solution that will be functional for all components of the enterprise. To help meet the need for this competitive new breed of management professionals. Local solutions may not be sufficient for the entire enterprise. 2012. and legislative actions have influenced justice-related policies Analyze the realities of translating public policy into operational practice in law enforcement. Course content for this program includes a solid core of project management curriculum plus a set of concentration courses. research findings. fiscally responsible policy choices Apply management and leadership theories to the challenges faced by modern public safety Courses: Core EMBA690 HRMT645 INTD670 MGMT604 Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Operational Human Resource Management Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Organizational Behavior 4 4 4 4 16 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 44 Courses: Concentration CJUS610 Crime Laboratory Management CJUS620 Court Services Management CJUS630 Law Enforcement Management CJUS640 Corrections Management CJUS650 Terrorism and Homeland Security Management MGMT623 MGMT635 Public Administration Grants and Contracts Total Program Credits Master of Science in Management Effective May 20. complex organizations require a different perspective when solving technical problems. correctional and juvenile justice agencies Evaluate the impact and cost-effectiveness of justice policies and organizational practices Identify innovative approaches for developing rational. 2012 .

• Demonstrate the ability to design. outsourcing. cost. • Plan. taking into consideration the quadruple constraints of time. implement and use technology within a broad business and real world perspective. Outcomes: • Plan projects effectively and successfully. and budgeting effectively to upper management.toward making up an enterprise and how those elements inter-relate. • Demonstrate the ability to critically analyze and solve technical issues as they relate to the enterprise.Enterprise Information Systems degree program is designed to provide technical depth in the issues and concerns for enterprise level solutions. including procurement and supply. • Demonstrate the skills necessary to perform all actions within an ethical framework. • Evaluate and present project objectives. • Exercise strong interpersonal and team communication skills. In order to achieve this depth. and just-in-time. • Plan and manage contractual purchasing issues. scope. Effective October 7. Students without a CS or IT undergraduate degree must demonstrate at least two years of work experience in the field. Execution and Closure Schedule and Cost Control Techniques Contracting and Procurement in Project Management 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 48 Courses: Concentration CS651 Computer Systems Security Foundations CS660 Database Systems CS663 Enterprise Systems Architecture INTD670 Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making IT605 Enterprise Information Systems IT660 Information Technology Systems Development Total Program Credits: Admission/Entrance Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Management . resources. requirements. 2012 Page 56 . Courses: Core EMBA690 IT697 PM600 PM610 PM620 PM630 Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Information Technology Capstone Project Management Processes in Organizations Project Planning. • Determine and calculate project risks according to classical risk analysis. implement and manage technology solutions to achieve enterprise goals. and specifications. a solid foundation in computer science (CS) or information technology (IT) is required.

its communities. and its organizations. CTU is a member of the Homeland Security and Defense Education Consortium. Outcomes: • Lead and direct technical initiatives and operations • Analyze and develop strategies for improving organizational processes and operations • Work effectively as problem-solving team member • Conduct. The seven required courses in Homeland Security are based on the curriculum of the Masters of Homeland Security as developed by the US Naval Postgraduate School.Master of Science in Management Homeland Security Concentration Homeland Security has become a concern at all levels of government and in a wide variety of organizations. use. and evaluate professional applied research • Analyze models of Homeland Security and effectively communicate them • Demonstrate an understanding of terrorism and the psychology of fear • Assess threats to the infrastructure • Evaluate technological solutions to problems of Homeland Security • Examine the relationship between Homeland Security-related organizations and government Courses: Core FINC615 INTD670 IT600 MGMT604 MGMT690 MKTG630 PM600 Applied Managerial Finance Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making IT Management Organizational Behavior Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Applied Managerial Marketing Project Management Processes in Organizations 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 4 4 4 4 4 20 48 Courses: Concentration HLS600 Homeland Security Fundamentals HLS610 Dynamics of Terrorism HLS640 Vulnerability Analysis and Protection HLS650 Homeland Security and Government HLS685 Homeland Security Capstone Total Program Credits: Effective October 7. The Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Homeland Security (MSM-HLS) program has been designed to combine essential organizational research and analysis skills with a deep understanding of the variety of threats facing the United States. 2012 Page 57 .

procurement and supply. and certification and accreditation requirements. organizations. resources. including. standards and procedures • Identify and develop necessary enterprise/government systems certification and accreditation procedures and best commercial practices Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Project Management Processes in Organizations Project Planning. they constitute a risk to their organizational mission. are investing considerable funds to adopt security measures to make their organizations safe. Organizations are constantly experiencing these attacks and security incidents. network security principles.Master of Science in Management Information Systems Security Concentration An almost continuous stream of security-related incidents is affecting millions of computer systems and networks throughout the world. The Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Information Systems Security (MSM-ISS) degree program is designed to prepare technical leaders in security management to combat threats in today’s environment through an understanding of security management. and budgeting effectively to upper management • Define technical requirements for the implementation of an effective security infrastructure • Identify and describe the impact of implementing security components at all OSI layers • Develop effective enterprise level security policies. Course content includes a solid core of project management curriculum plus courses in information systems security. This program is designed to provide the student with the information system security skills necessary to manage and protect the vital technology assets of today’s organizations. The loss or corruption of information systems can significantly impact the organization and result in a substantial loss of revenue. Execution and Closure Schedule and Cost Control Techniques Contracting and Procurement in Project Management Information Technology Capstone 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 4 Page 58 Courses: Core EMBA690 INTD670 PM600 PM610 PM620 PM630 IT697 Courses: Concentration CS651 Computer Systems Security Foundations Effective October 7. cost. and specifications • Develop from the basic project plan a work-breakdown structure to the lowest granularity permitted by cost • Determine and calculate project risks according to classical risk analysis • Plan and manage contractual purchasing issues. 2012 . both private and government. taking into consideration the quadruple constraints of time. requirements. scope. Outcomes: • Plan projects effectively and successfully. To address these threats. and just-in-time acquisition • Evaluate and present project objectives. outsourcing.

) Master of Science in Management Information Technology Management Concentration Explosive demand for professionals who can integrate and manage a company’s information and technology tools has created an emerging new field in information technology. taking into consideration the quadruple constraints of time. integrate and manage the information technology systems and programs associated with today’s organizations. Colorado Technical University has introduced the Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Information Technology Management (MSM-ITM) degree program. including. requirements. build. 2012 4 Page 59 . both application and development. integrate and manage the information technology systems and programs associated with today’s organizations • Design. Outcomes: • Plan projects effectively and successfully. cost. procurement and supply. develop and manage a database system • Comprehend the concepts of telecommunications and networking systems design.E. development and management • Work effectively as problem-solving team members • Conduct. the demand is expected to double. In the next decade. use. and specifications • Develop from the basic project plan a work-breakdown structure to the lowest granularity permitted by cost • Determine and calculate project risks according to classical risk analysis • Plan and manage contractual purchasing issues.CS653 CS654 CS661 CS662 Network Security Security Management Software Information Assurance System Security Certification and Accreditation 4 4 4 4 20 48 Total Program Credits: This degree is accredited by the Project Management Institute's Global Accreditation Center (PMI-GAC). build. will be covered with emphasis on relational database and client/server technology. Information technology graduates will be prepared to design. scope. outsourcing. Course content includes a solid core of project management curriculum plus courses in computing platforms and network architecture designs. and just-in-time • Evaluate and present project objectives. resources. and evaluate professional applied research Courses: Core EMBA690 Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Effective October 7.P. CTU is a recognized provider with the Project Management Institute (PMI™) Educational Provider Program (PMI R. and budgeting effectively to upper management • Apply analytical and critical thinking skills necessary to design. Software systems. To help meet the need for this competitive new breed of management professional.

will be covered with emphasis on relational database and client/server technology. Execution and Closure Schedule and Cost Control Techniques Contracting and Procurement in Project Management 4 4 4 4 4 24 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 48 Courses: Concentration IT610 Relational Database Management Systems IT612 Database Analysis. cost. taking into consideration the quadruple constraints of time. In the next decade. integrate and manage the Effective October 7. and just-in-time • Evaluate and present project objectives. resources. scope.E. Colorado Technical University has introduced the Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Information Technology and Project Management (MSM-IT/PM) degree program. requirements.) Master of Science in Management Information Technology and Project Management Concentration Explosive demand for professionals who can integrate and manage a company’s information and technology tools has created an emerging new field in information technology. Outcomes: • Plan projects effectively and successfully.P. both application and development. CTU is a recognized provider with the Project Management Institute (PMI™) Educational Provider Program (PMI R. outsourcing. 2012 Page 60 .IT697 PM600 PM610 PM620 PM630 Information Technology Capstone Project Management Processes in Organizations Project Planning. Software systems. and budgeting effectively to upper management • Apply analytical and critical thinking skills necessary to design. including. build. build. procurement and supply. the demand is expected to double. and specifications • Develop from the basic project plan a work-breakdown structure to the lowest granularity permitted by cost • Determine and calculate project risks according to classical risk analysis • Plan and manage contractual purchasing issues. To help meet the need for this competitive new breed of management professional. Course content includes a solid core of project management curriculum plus courses in computing platforms and network architecture designs. integrate and manage the information technology systems and programs associated with today’s organizations. Information technology graduates will be prepared to design. Design and Implementation IT640 Networking and Telecommunications IT642 Network Administration IT660 Information Technology Systems Development IT662 IT Systems Implementation Total Program Credits: This degree is accredited by the Project Management Institute's Global Accreditation Center (PMI-GAC).

E. teams and HR management. evaluate and integrate concepts and knowledge for effective decision analysis and problem solving Effective October 7. procurement and contracting. risk analysis and management. budgeting and scheduling. and specifications • Demonstrate an understanding of effective.P. development and management Work effectively as problem-solving team members Conduct. use. considered to be the industry standard by the Project Management Outcomes: • Plan projects effectively and successfully. and control systems implementation. ethical leadership strategies and skills • Utilize analytical and critical thinking skills in order to synthesize. 2012 Page 61 . resources. Program content covers key areas contained in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®). scheduling techniques. develop and manage a database system Comprehend the concepts of telecommunications and networking systems design. and evaluate professional applied research Courses: Core EMBA690 IT610 IT612 IT640 IT642 IT660 IT662 IT697 PM600 PM610 PM620 PM630 Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Relational Database Management Systems Database Analysis. organizations and processes. taking into consideration the quadruple constraints of time. cost.) Master of Science in Management Project Management Concentration The Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Project Management (MSM-PM) program prepares the student with the skills and knowledge needed to become an effective project manager. cost. Execution and Closure Schedule and Cost Control Techniques Contracting and Procurement in Project Management 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 48 Total Program Credits: This degree is accredited by the Project Management Institute's Global Accreditation Center (PMI-GAC).• • • • information technology systems and programs associated with today’s organizations Design. Design and Implementation Networking and Telecommunications Network Administration Information Technology Systems Development IT Systems Implementation Information Technology Capstone Project Management Processes in Organizations Project Planning. CTU is a recognized provider with the Project Management Institute (PMI™) Educational Provider Program (PMI R. including time/conflict management.

The degree program is designed for those who wish to broaden and expand on their experience in organizational leadership and change management. and organizational change in multicultural contexts. Master of Science in Management Organizational Leadership and Change Concentration The Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Organizational Leadership and Change (MSM-OLC) degree program is well suited for individuals who are intending to be or are managers or scholar-practitioners. NGO. private. The graduates can apply these competencies as managers. CTU is a recognized provider with the Project Management Institute (PMI™) Educational Provider Program (PMI-R. and non-profit sectors. Graduates acquire knowledge and skills in organizational leadership (OL) theory. and just-in-time Evaluate and present project objectives. scope.E. 2012 Page 62 . complex organizations. outsourcing.P.• • • • • • Communicate information professionally Work effectively as problem-solving team members Develop from the basic project plan a work-breakdown structure to the lowest granularity permitted by cost Determine and calculate project risks according to classical risk analysis Plan and manage contractual purchasing issues. and budgeting effectively to upper management Courses: Core EMBA690 MGMT604 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 MGMT640 MKTG630 PM665 Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Organizational Behavior Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods Operations Management Applied Managerial Marketing Project Management Capstone 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 4 4 4 4 16 48 Courses: Concentration PM600 Project Management Processes in Organizations PM610 Project Planning. including. The program emphasizes self-awareness as manager/leader in small groups. as well as those making a transition into Effective October 7. either as line managers or change consultants.). or leaders in the public. procurement and supply. Registered Education Provider. research. requirements. and methodology. strategy. consultants. Execution and Closure PM620 Schedule and Cost Control Techniques PM630 Contracting and Procurement in Project Management Total Program Credits: Registered by: Project Management Institute.

the curriculum is focused on practical. Outcomes: • Investigate and analyze leadership roles and responsibilities. Local solutions may not be sufficient for the entire enterprise. • Correlate and examine various approaches to leading change initiatives. • Discuss organizational behavior and organization development theory. • Research and discuss individual and group reaction to change. The Organizational Leadership and Change concentration develops skills and competencies in organizational leaders who seek to improve organizational effectiveness. 2010. • Differentiate between various organizational designs and strategic implementation. and change management theory. Strong theory-to-practice models ensure that students will acquire advanced research competencies. complex organizations require a different perspective when solving technical problems. and improve the performance and effectiveness of their organizations. strategic. Today. 2012 Page 63 . advance leadership skills. the ability to manage change effectively. these large organizations need technical leaders who can Effective October 7. While this program is strongly grounded in organizational. enhance decision making. growth-oriented activities to ensure educational relevance and applicability in today's challenging business and institutional environments. and develop analysis and research expertise. this program is no longer available for future enrollments (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) Large.the profession. Courses: Core FINC615 INTD670 IT600 MGMT604 MGMT690 MKTG630 PM600 Applied Managerial Finance Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making IT Management Organizational Behavior Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Applied Managerial Marketing Project Management Processes in Organizations 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 4 4 4 4 4 20 48 Courses: Concentration MGMT655 Management Capstone MGMT671 Introduction to Organizational Leadership and Change MGMT672 Strategic Change Management MGMT673 Foundation of Organizational Design MGMT675 Leadership and Organizational Power Total Program Credits: Master of Science in Enterprise Information Systems Effective November 14.

take a problem and find a technical solution that will be functional for all components of the enterprise. Students without a CS or IT undergraduate degree must demonstrate at least two years of work experience in the field. 2012 Page 64 . More than ever there is a demand for computer engineering professionals who can motivate and lead the technical workers responsible for these advances. The Master of Science in Enterprise Information Systems (MSEIS) program for the Online platform centers on a set of core courses which are designed to provide the student with an understanding of all the different elements that make up an enterprise and how those elements inter-relate. Effective October 7. development and testing of computer hardware and software. The program covers research. The Master of Science in Computer Engineering (MSCE) program emphasizes effective optimization of computer systems within organizations to strengthen competitive advantage. industry and commerce must continue to make creative scientific and engineering advances as well as produce high quality products. Outcome: Core • Plan. In order to achieve this depth. implement and manage technology solutions to achieve enterprise goals • Exercise strong interpersonal and team communication skills • Demonstrate the skills necessary to perform all actions within an ethical framework Courses: Core CS635 CS640 CS651 CS660 CS663 IT605 IT660 MGMT600 PM600 PM620 SCM620 Computer Networking Software Project Management Computer Systems Security Foundations Database Systems Enterprise Systems Architecture Enterprise Information Systems Information Technology Systems Development Applied Managerial Decision-Making Project Management Processes in Organizations Schedule and Cost Control Techniques Impact on Design & Production 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 44 Total Program Credits: Admissions Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Enterprise Information Systems degree program is designed to provide technical depth in the issues and concerns for enterprise level solutions. implement and use technology within a broad business and real world perspective • Demonstrate the ability to critically analyze and solve technical issues as they relate to the enterprise • Demonstrate the ability to design. Master of Science in Computer Engineering The computer industry is one of the fastest growing segments of our economy. along with the project management and leadership skills necessary for increased responsibility in the engineering field. a solid foundation in computer science (CS) and information technology (IT) is required. design. To maintain a competitive edge.

differential equations and linear algebra). Students who have the technical or mathematical background but possess an undergraduate engineering degree other than electrical or computer engineering are highly encouraged to take EE500. Students who possess this background but need to refresh their technical or mathematical skills are highly encouraged to take MATH500.Outcomes: • Design advanced computer architectures • Use advanced techniques for life-cycle design of software systems • Use modern information system security techniques • Design advanced CMOS circuitry • Effectively use project management techniques Courses: Core CE605 CE660 CE690 CS651 CS671 EE600 EE660 INTD670 PM600 PM610 Modern Computer Architecture Modern Computer Design Computer Engineering Capstone Computer Systems Security Foundations Software Systems Engineering Process Modern Solid State Devices Modern Electronic Design Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Project Management Processes in Organizations Project Planning. Effective October 7. The MSCS program is designed for Computer Science professionals seeking to advance their careers in a broad range of computer fields. Execution and Closure 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 40 4 4 8 48 Courses: Electives CS Elective Select one CS 600-level course EE Elective Select one EE 600-level course Total Program Credits: Preparatory Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Computer Engineering degree program is designed to provide technical depth in engineering topics that require a solid foundation in advanced mathematics (including calculus. Students from a non-engineering undergraduate background should consult with an Engineering Chair or Dean to design an undergraduate foundation engineering program in preparation for this degree. as well as knowledge of computer system architecture and the software system engineering process. 2012 Page 65 . Note: Students seeking dual degrees (MSEE and MSCE) are required to take one additional CS 600-level elective course instead of the graduate EE Elective in the MSCE program. engineering and physics. Master of Science in Computer Science Computer Systems Security Concentration The Master of Science in Computer Science program centers on a set of core courses which are designed to provide the student with an understanding of operating systems and networking.

Protecting vital enterprise computer systems from unauthorized change. theft of information and monetary theft has always been important. applied research • Demonstrate a breadth of knowledge and understanding of the field of computer science • Select analytical and critical thinking skills for effective decision analysis and problem solving in a specific situation Outcomes: Concentration • Assess the need for. 2012 Preparatory Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Computer Science degree program is designed to provide technical depth in computer science and in the three concentration areas—software engineering. the concentration courses provide the foundation and focused knowledge for those interested in the systems security field. • Develop effective enterprise level security policies. formulate an implementation plan. It is becoming more so with the rapid growth of networking. This concentration presents an overview of computer systems security. improper access. standards and procedures including business continuity Courses: Core CS630 CS635 CS640 CS651 CS660 CS672 INTD670 Modern Operating Systems Computer Networking Software Project Management Computer Systems Security Foundations Database Systems Systems Engineering Methods Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 4 4 4 4 4 20 48 Courses: Concentration CS652 Operating Systems Security CS653 Network Security CS654 Security Management CS661 Software Information Assurance CS698 or Elective Computer Science Capstone or any 600 level course Total Program Credits: Effective October 7. and monitor and manage computer systems security. security and database Page 66 .Building on the MSCS program core. design and implement security measures. together with the opportunity to attain education competencies necessary to develop a security policy. the Internet and e-business. and make recommendations on the technical requirements necessary for the implementation of an effective security infrastructure • Recommend and defend the implementation of security components at the operating system and network level to include considerations for cloud computing and virtualization. scholarly. Outcomes: Core • Apply effective leadership strategies and skills • Critically evaluate the issues that affect the development and modification of complex software systems • Conduct professional.

theft of information and monetary theft has always been important. and the concentration or current object oriented programming skills should consult with an Admissions Advisor to design an undergraduate foundation program in preparation for this degree. A resume and entrance essay stating why the student wants to attend graduate school are required in order to successfully assess the student’s preparation for entrance into the MSCS program. This concentration presents an overview of computer systems security. as well as knowledge of computer system architecture and the software system engineering process. • Recommend and defend the impact of implementation of security components at the operating system and network level to include considerations for cloud computing and virtualization • Develop effective enterprise level security policies. applied research. and make recommendations on the technical requirements necessary for the implementation of an effective security infrastructure. and monitor and manage computer systems security. the Internet and e-business. such as is provided by CS215 or IT215. The MSCS program is designed for Computer Science professionals seeking to advance their careers in a broad range of computer fields. 2012 4 Page 67 . Courses: Core CS630 Modern Operating Systems Effective October 7. • Critically evaluate the issues that affect the development and modification of complex software systems. Building on the MSCS program core. standards and procedures including business continuity. the concentration courses provide the foundation and focused knowledge for those interested in the systems security field. Students who have the required background but need to refresh their mathematics skills are highly encouraged to take MATH501.management systems. In addition. design and implement security measures. In order to achieve this depth a solid foundation in mathematics. Outcomes: Core • Apply effective leadership strategies and skills. the student must have an intermediate level of ability to program in a current object-oriented programming language such as C++ or Java. Students who have the required background but need to refresh some of their computer science skills are highly encouraged to take CS500. It is becoming more so with the rapid growth of networking. • Conduct professional. Protecting vital enterprise computer systems from unauthorized change. Students who do not have the required background in mathematics. computer science. and the student’s concentration area is required. computer science. improper access. • Demonstrate a breadth of knowledge and understanding of the field of computer science. together with the opportunity to attain education competencies necessary to develop a security policy. Master of Science in Computer Science Computer Systems Security Concentration (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The Master of Science in Computer Science program centers on a set of core courses which are designed to provide the student with an understanding of operating systems and networking. formulate an implementation plan. scholarly. • Select analytical and critical thinking skills for effective decision analysis and problem solving in a specific situation Outcomes: Concentration • Assess the need for.

and the student’s concentration area is required. and the concentration or current object-oriented programming skills should consult with an Admissions Advisor to explore other degree program options. Students who possess a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from an outside institution must meet the course requirements stated above to enter this program. computer science. Students who have successfully completed Colorado Technical University’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program in the specializations of Web Development.CS635 CS640 CS651 CS660 CS672 INTD670 Computer Networking Software Project Management Computer Systems Security Foundations Database Systems Systems Engineering Methods Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 4 4 4 4 4 20 48 Courses: Concentration CS652 Operating Systems Security CS653 Network Security CS654 Security Management CS661 Software Information Assurance CS698 Computer Science Capstone Total Program Credits: Preparatory Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Computer Science degree program is designed to provide technical depth in computer science and in the three concentration areas—software engineering. such as is provided by IT215. and must have successfully completed undergraduate studies in mathematics through the level of Discrete Math. as well as knowledge of computer system architecture and the software system engineering process. In order to achieve this depth. 2012 Page 68 . computer systems security and database systems. Effective October 7. computer science. Students who do not have the required background in mathematics. Master of Science in Computer Science Database Systems Concentration The Master of Science in Computer Science program centers on a set of core courses which are designed to provide the student with an understanding of operating systems and networking. Network Management. Students must have an intermediate level of ability to program in a current object-oriented programming language such as C++ or Java. or Security will need to take Introduction to Java Programming I and II (IT151 and IT152) before gaining entry into this program. a solid foundation in mathematics. The MSCS program is designed for Computer Science professionals seeking to advance their careers in a broad range of computer fields. Students who have successfully completed Colorado Technical University’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program in the specializations of Software Application Programming or Software Systems Engineering meet the requirements necessary to gain entrance into the MSCS program.

• Assess design. and security. design. the concentration courses provide the foundation and focused knowledge for those interested in the database systems field. reliability. implement and optimize complex data repositories and to transform data into powerful information systems for business. The Database Systems concentration provides the opportunity to attain education competencies necessary to effectively analyze. use. and performance of distributed database systems Courses: Core CS630 CS635 CS640 CS651 CS660 CS672 INTD670 Modern Operating Systems Computer Networking Software Project Management Computer Systems Security Foundations Database Systems Systems Engineering Methods Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 4 4 4 4 Courses: Concentration CS681 Database Design CS682 Database Administration CS683 Data Warehouse CS685 Distributed Databases CS698 or ELE Computer Science Capstone Any 600 level course 4 20 48 Total Program Credits: Preparatory Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Computer Science degree program is designed to provide technical depth in Effective October 7. configure. and database management systems • Design and implement databases and data warehouses to support an organization’s information needs • Evaluate. implementation. performance.Building on the MSCS program core. Specialized skills are required to design. 2012 Page 69 . Successful organizations recognize the importance of high-performance database management systems. and manage these data warehouses. Outcomes: Core • Apply effective leadership strategies and skills • Critically evaluate the issues that affect the development and modification of complex software systems • Conduct a professional. monitor. manage resources of database systems with respect to availability. • Demonstrate a breadth of knowledge and understanding of the field of computer science • Select analytical and critical thinking skills for effective decision analysis and problem solving in a specific situation Outcomes: Concentration • Analyze and compare database models. The effective operation of these data resources offers strategic advantages in the competitive marketplace. scholarly. applied research report. database languages. integrity.

The MSCS program is designed for Computer Science professionals seeking to advance their careers in a broad range of computer fields. and performance of distributed database systems. the student must have an intermediate level of ability to program in a current object-oriented programming language such as C++ or Java. In addition. Students who have the required background but need to refresh some of their computer science skills are highly encouraged to take CS500. and manage these data warehouses. • Conduct a professional. • Critically evaluate the issues that affect the development and modification of complex software systems. Master of Science in Computer Science Database Systems Concentration (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The Master of Science in Computer Science program centers on a set of core courses which are designed to provide the student with an understanding of operating systems and networking.computer science and in the three concentration areas—software engineering. as well as knowledge of computer system architecture and the software system engineering process. implementation. Students who have the required background but need to refresh their mathematics skills are highly encouraged to take MATH501. use. Outcomes: • Apply effective leadership strategies and skills. applied research report. • Assess design. implement and optimize complex data repositories and to transform data into powerful information systems for business. and security. manage resources of database systems with respect to availability. performance. 2012 Page 70 . • Select analytical and critical thinking skills for effective decision analysis and problem solving in a specific situation Outcomes: Concentration • Analyze and compare database models. • Design and implement databases and data warehouses to support an organization’s information needs • Evaluate. monitor. A resume and entrance essay stating why the student wants to attend graduate school are required in order to successfully assess the student’s preparation for entrance into the MSCS program. the concentration courses provide the foundation and focused knowledge for those interested in the database systems field. Specialized skills are required to design. integrity. Building on the MSCS program core. The Database Systems concentration provides the opportunity to attain education competencies necessary to effectively analyze. database languages. Effective October 7. configure. scholarly. computer science. Students who do not have the required background in mathematics. and the student’s concentration area is required. computer science. In order to achieve this depth a solid foundation in mathematics. The effective operation of these data resources offers strategic advantages in the competitive marketplace. such as is provided by CS215 or IT215. and database management systems. design. security and database management systems. Successful organizations recognize the importance of high-performance database management systems. reliability. • Demonstrate a breadth of knowledge and understanding of the field of computer science. and the concentration or current object oriented programming skills should consult with an Admissions Advisor to design an undergraduate foundation program in preparation for this degree.

computer science. The MSCS program is designed for Computer Science professionals seeking to advance their careers in a broad range of computer fields. Students who possess a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from an outside institution must meet the course requirements stated above to enter this program. In order to achieve this depth. Students who do not have the required background in mathematics. Master of Science in Computer Science Software Engineering Concentration The Master of Science in Computer Science program centers on a set of core courses which are designed to provide the student with an understanding of operating systems and networking. and the concentration or current object-oriented programming skills should consult with an Admissions Advisor to explore other degree program options. 2012 Page 71 . and must have successfully completed undergraduate studies in mathematics through the level of Discrete Math. Students who have successfully completed Colorado Technical University’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program in the specializations of Web Development. Network Management. computer systems security and database systems. or Security will need to take Introduction to Java Programming I and II (IT151 and IT152) before gaining entry into this program. and the student’s concentration area is required. such as is provided by IT215. Students who have successfully completed Colorado Technical University’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program in the specializations of Software Application Programming or Software Systems Engineering meet the requirements necessary to gain entrance into the MSCS program. as well as knowledge of computer system architecture and the software system engineering process.Courses: Core CS630 CS635 CS640 CS651 CS660 CS672 INTD670 Modern Operating Systems Computer Networking Software Project Management Computer Systems Security Foundations Database Systems Systems Engineering Methods Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 4 4 4 4 4 20 48 Courses: Concentration CS681 Database Design CS682 Database Administration CS683 Data Warehouse CS685 Distributed Databases CS698 Computer Science Capstone Total Program Credits: Preparatory Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Computer Science degree program is designed to provide technical depth in computer science and in the three concentration areas—software engineering. a solid foundation in mathematics. Students must have an intermediate level of ability to program in a current object-oriented programming language such as C++ or Java. computer science. Effective October 7.

2012 . the concentration courses provide the foundation and focused knowledge for those interested in the software engineering field. The continued explosive impact of computers and information technology on our everyday lives has generated a need to design and develop new computer software systems and to incorporate new technologies in a rapidly growing range of applications. as well as the preferences and practices of employers. reflecting new areas of specialization or changes in technology. The tasks performed by software engineers evolve quickly. applied research report. development. quality assurance and risk management practices throughout the software development process Courses: Core CS630 CS635 CS640 CS651 CS660 CS672 INTD670 Modern Operating System Computer Networking Software Project Management Computer Systems Security Foundations Database Systems Systems Engineering Methods Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 4 4 4 4 4 20 48 Page 72 Courses: Concentration CS641 Software Requirements Engineering CS644 Computer Systems Architecture CS649 Software Design CS671 Software Systems Engineering Process CS698 or Computer Science Capstone ELE Any 600 level course Total Program Credits: Effective October 7. • Demonstrate a breadth of knowledge and understanding of the field of computer science • Select analytical and critical thinking skills for effective decision analysis and problem solving in a specific situation Outcomes: Concentration • Perform at the project lead level concerning software systems • Formulate an approach for the organization and control of software development efforts • Compose state-of-the-practice software engineering techniques requiring a multi-person effort • Analyze the effective use of project management tools to provide for resource optimization to meet product delivery challenges • Critically evaluate the software process improvement. engineering and mathematical analysis to the design. scholarly. Software engineers apply the principles and techniques of computer science. testing and evaluation of the software and systems that enable computers to perform their many applications. Outcomes: Core • Apply effective leadership strategies and skills • Critically evaluate the issues that affect the development and modification of complex software systems • Conduct a professional. The Software Engineering concentration provides the opportunity to attain education competencies in the organization and control of software development and the use of industry-recognized software engineering techniques to successfully deliver software systems requiring a multi-person effort.Building on the MSCS program core.

the concentration courses provide the foundation and focused knowledge for those interested in the software engineering field. Students who have the required background but need to refresh their mathematics skills are highly encouraged to take MATH501.Preparatory Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Computer Science degree program is designed to provide technical depth in computer science and in the three concentration areas—software engineering. such as is provided by CS215 or IT215. • Conduct a professional. scholarly. applied research report. computer science. The tasks performed by software engineers evolve quickly. engineering and mathematical analysis to the design. • Demonstrate a breadth of knowledge and understanding of the field of computer science. Outcomes: Concentration • Perform at the project lead level concerning software systems. security and database management systems. testing and evaluation of the software and systems that enable computers to perform their many applications. • Select analytical and critical thinking skills for effective decision analysis and problem solving in a specific situation. development. and the concentration or current object oriented programming skills should consult with an Admissions Advisor to design an undergraduate foundation program in preparation for this degree. In addition. Software engineers apply the principles and techniques of computer science. Master of Science in Computer Science Software Engineering Concentration (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The Master of Science in Computer Science program centers on a set of core courses which are designed to provide the student with an understanding of operating systems and networking. Students who have the required background but need to refresh some of their computer science skills are highly encouraged to take CS500. Effective October 7. In order to achieve this depth a solid foundation in mathematics. computer science. The continued explosive impact of computers and information technology on our everyday lives has generated a need to design and develop new computer software systems and to incorporate new technologies in a rapidly growing range of applications. as well as knowledge of computer system architecture and the software system engineering process. A resume and entrance essay stating why the student wants to attend graduate school are required in order to successfully assess the student’s preparation for entrance into the MSCS program. The Software Engineering concentration provides the opportunity to attain education competencies in the organization and control of software development and the use of industry-recognized software engineering techniques to successfully deliver software systems requiring a multi-person effort. • Critically evaluate the issues that affect the development and modification of complex software systems. and the student’s concentration area is required. The MSCS program is designed for Computer Science professionals seeking to advance their careers in a broad range of computer fields. reflecting new areas of specialization or changes in technology. the student must have an intermediate level of ability to program in a current object-oriented programming language such as C++ or Java. 2012 Page 73 . as well as the preferences and practices of employers. Outcomes: Core • Apply effective leadership strategies and skills. Building on the MSCS program core. Students who do not have the required background in mathematics.

Students must have an intermediate level of ability to program in a current object-oriented programming language such as C++ or Java. and must have successfully completed undergraduate studies in mathematics through the level of Discrete Math. computer science.• • • • Formulate an approach for the organization and control of software development efforts. computer systems security and database systems. Analyze the effective use of project management tools to provide for resource optimization to meet product delivery challenges. Network Management. quality assurance and risk management practices throughout the software development process. and the student’s concentration area is required. Students who have successfully completed Colorado Technical University’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program in the specializations of Software Application Programming or Software Systems Engineering meet the requirements necessary to gain entrance into the MSCS program. and the concentration or current object-oriented programming skills should consult with an Admissions Advisor to explore other degree program options. Students who do not have the required background in mathematics. Compose state-of-the-practice software engineering techniques requiring a multi-person effort. a solid foundation in mathematics. Critically evaluate the software process improvement. Students who possess a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from an outside institution must meet the course requirements stated above to enter this program. Students who have successfully completed Colorado Technical University’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program in the specializations of Web Development. or Security will need to take Introduction to Java Programming I and II (IT151 and IT152) before gaining entry into this program. Modern Operating Systems Computer Networking Software Project Management Computer Systems Security Foundations Database Systems Systems Engineering Methods Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 4 4 4 4 4 20 48 Courses: Core CS630 CS635 CS640 CS651 CS660 CS672 INTD670 Courses: Concentration CS641 Software Requirements Engineering CS644 Computer Systems Architecture CS649 Software Design CS671 Software Systems Engineering Process CS698 Computer Science Capstone Total Program Credits: Preparatory Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Computer Science degree program is designed to provide technical depth in computer science and in the three concentration areas—software engineering. Effective October 7. In order to achieve this depth. such as is provided by IT215. computer science. 2012 Page 74 .

engineering and physics. Execution and Closure 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 48 Total Program Credits: Preparatory Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Electrical Engineering degree program is designed to provide technical depth in engineering topics that require a solid foundation in advanced mathematics (including calculus. CMOS technology and computer architecture. Effective October 7. MSEE students can acquire the valuable skills in project management and leadership necessary for increased responsibility in the engineering field. instead of the graduate EE Elective in the MSCE program. there is an emphasis on in-depth study of digital communications. Note: Students seeking dual degrees (MSEE and MSCE) are required to take one additional CS 600-level elective course.Master of Science in Electrical Engineering Advanced communications equipment. Students who have the technical or mathematical background but possess an undergraduate engineering degree other than electrical or computer engineering are highly encouraged to take EE500. Outcomes: • Design advanced digital. In particular. Students who possess this background but need to refresh their technical or mathematical skills are highly encouraged to take MATH500. The Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE) degree program is designed to provide state-of-the-practice knowledge in modern systems design as it is applied to emerging and evolving electrical engineering technologies. differential equations and linear algebra). At the same time. spread-spectrum and space communications systems • Design advanced CMOS circuitry • Design advanced computer architectures • Effectively use project management techniques Courses: Core CE605 CE660 EE600 EE605 EE625 EE645 EE650 EE660 EE692 INTD670 PM600 PM610 Modern Computer Architecture Modern Computer Design Modern Solid State Devices Digital Signal Processing Spread-Spectrum Systems Digital Communications Space Communications Modern Electronic Design Electrical Engineering Capstone Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Project Management Processes in Organizations Project Planning. 2012 Page 75 . Students from a non-engineering undergraduate background should consult with an Engineering Chair or Dean to design an undergraduate foundation engineering program in preparation for this degree. defense-related electronics and leading edge technologies in integrated circuit (IC) and computer system design have created an environment in which electrical engineers have enviable career prospects.

there is an option to select additional courses from a cross section of these disciplines. and enterprise data management technology. security. build. network infrastructure management. enterprise system architecture. • Critically evaluate issues and troubleshoot problems that affect the Information Technology infrastructure of an organization. The core courses provide a foundation in strategic management. project management. Outcome: Core • Apply innovative leadership strategies and skills. • Apply analytical and critical thinking skills necessary to design. or to focus studies in just one specialization. systems security management. • Conduct professional. and system architecture at an enterprise level. but also a strong foundation to embrace the latest IT technologies and services to assist the enterprise to serve its customers securely and efficiently. • Develop and implement plans and strategies for deployment of Information Technology Architecture within an enterprise. database design. scholarly. • Employ project management techniques. 2012 . In addition. • Explain the concepts of telecommunications and networking. integrate and manage Information Technology systems and programs necessary for the operation of an organization.Master of Science in Information Technology The Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) centers on a set of core courses designed to provide the learners with an in-depth understanding of both the ever growing challenges that enterprises are facing and the critical information technologies that they can choose and apply to effectively manage those challenges in a dynamic environment. CS or IT ELE Select 16 credit hours of electives from the list below IT697 Information Technology Capstone Total Program Credits: Effective October 7. applied research. The courses give the learners not only the professional skills necessary for consistently tuning IT strategies and offerings in alignment with the enterprise’s business goals and business processes. Courses: Core EMBA690 CS651 CS663 IT621 IT640 PM600 Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Computer Systems Security Foundations Enterprise Systems Architecture Enterprise Data Management Networking and Telecommunications Project Management Processes in Organizations 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 4 16 4 24 48 Page 76 Courses: Specialization ELE Select 4 credit hours from 600-level Business. • Demonstrate breadth of knowledge and understanding of the field of Information Technology.

retrieve information from the repositories. and integrate innovative data management technologies to ensure the organization’s competitiveness. Organizations will need skilled professionals who can manage high-performance database systems. to enterprise-level strategic planning and decision support. Students without a CS or IT undergraduate degree must demonstrate at least two years of work experience in the field. security. for everything from local day-to-day operations. design and implement data repositories for multiple formats. and develop policies and procedures to protect and preserve the data. Master of Science in Information Technology Data Management Technology Specialization Technological innovations provide ever-increasing amounts of data and information to organizations. 2012 Analyze risks and develop effective policies to maintain the integrity. Students who have successfully completed Colorado Technical University’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program meet the requirements necessary to gain entrance into the MSIT program. environments and locations. and continuity of an Page 77 . The Master of Science in Information Technology with a specialization in Data Management Technology (MSIT-DMT) is a program for students with a desire to develop professional skills in the main functional area of data management and related data management technologies. Outcome: Core • Design and implement databases and data warehouses to support an organization’s information • needs or enterprise-level database considerations Effective October 7. evaluate.Courses: Electives CS631 Digital Forensics CS632 Data and Applications Security CS652 Operating Systems Security CS653 Network Security CS654 Security Management CS660 Database Systems CS683 Data Warehouse IT622 Business Intelligence Systems & Methods IT642 Network Administration IT643 Enterprise Network Architecture IT644 IT Governance and Risk Management IT645 Virtual Systems IT698 Advanced Research & Study in Data Management Other elective courses by approval only 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Preparatory Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Information Technology degree program is designed to provide technical depth in the issues and concerns for enterprise level solutions. They will also need to identify. In order to achieve this depth a solid foundation in Computer Science (CS) or Information Technology (IT) is required.

Students who have successfully completed Colorado Technical University’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program meet the requirements necessary to gain entrance into the MSIT program. bringing people from remote locations together to securely. satellites. Master of Science in Information Technology Network Management Specialization Networks provide the infrastructure to securely store. The Master of Science in Information Technology with a specialization in Network Management (MSIT-NM) is a program for students with a desire to develop professional skills in the main functional area of network Effective October 7. Define an enterprise-level data architecture/model including multiple types and formats of data that satisfy the organization’s information needs. such as cloud computing. retrieve and transmit information throughout an organization.• • organization’s data across all enterprise locations. designing the equipment and technologies required. In order to achieve this depth a solid foundation in Computer Science (CS) or Information Technology (IT) is required. New changes in technologies. and the Internet are investigated. Plan and manage the development of applications that access data from multiple locations using different types of devices. The Network Management concentration prepares competent and ethical professionals that are skilled in analyzing the needs of an enterprise-wide organization. effectively and efficiently accomplish the mission of the organization. wireless protocols. 2012 Page 78 . and planning the implementation of the resulting infrastructure. Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Computer Systems Security Foundations Enterprise Systems Architecture Enterprise Data Management Networking and Telecommunications Project Management Processes in Organizations 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 48 Courses: Core EMBA690 CS651 CS663 IT621 IT640 PM600 Courses: Specialization CS632 Data and Applications Security CS660 Database Systems CS683 Data Warehouse IT622 Business Intelligence Systems & Methods IT697 Information Technology Capstone IT698 Advanced Research & Study in Data Management Total Program Credits: Preparatory Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Information Technology degree program is designed to provide technical depth in the issues and concerns for enterprise level solutions. Students without a CS or IT undergraduate degree must demonstrate at least two years of work experience in the field. virtual servers.

Courses: Core EMBA690 CS651 CS663 IT621 IT640 PM600 Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Computer Systems Security Foundations Enterprise Systems Architecture Enterprise Data Management Networking and Telecommunications Project Management Processes in Organizations 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 48 Courses: Specialization CS653 Network Security IT642 Network Administration IT643 Enterprise Network Architecture IT644 IT Governance and Risk Management IT645 Virtual Systems IT697 Information Technology Capstone Total Program Credits: Preparatory Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Information Technology degree program is designed to provide technical depth in the issues and concerns for enterprise level solutions. Outcome: Core • Analyze the needs and mission of an organization and document the organization’s requirements for a network infrastructure. cloud computing.management. In order to achieve this depth a solid foundation in Computer Science (CS) or Information Technology (IT) is required. integrity and availability. assuring its security. • Plan and manage the development of applications that access data from multiple locations using different types of devices. while integrating successful new technologies. like wireless computing. To help meet the need for this competitive new breed of project management Page 79 . and software as a service. • Evaluate the capabilities of various networking technologies. equipment and software and recommend their appropriate use in an enterprise-wide network. Students who have successfully completed Colorado Technical University’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program meet the requirements necessary to gain entrance into the MSIT program. • Design and plan the implementation and management of an enterprise network infrastructure for an organization. virtual servers. Students without a CS or IT undergraduate degree must demonstrate at least two years of work experience in the field. Master of Science in Information Technology Project Management Specialization Effective October 7. 2012 Increased demand for professionals who can integrate and manage a company’s information and technology tools has created an ever emerging field in information technology.

Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Computer Systems Security Foundations Enterprise Systems Architecture Enterprise Data Management Networking and Telecommunications Project Management Processes in Organizations 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 4 4 4 8 4 24 48 Courses: Core EMBA690 CS651 CS663 IT621 IT640 PM600 Courses: Specialization PM610 Project Planning. Colorado Technical University has introduced the Master of Science in Information Technology with a specialization in Project Management (MSIT-PM) degree program. scope.professionals. requirements. and budgeting effectively to upper management. and just-in-time. resources. Determine and calculate project risks according to classical risk analysis. The Master of Science in Information Technology with a specialization in Project Management (MSIT-PM) is a program for students with a desire to develop professional skills in the main functional area of Information Technology Project Management. • Develop from the basic project plan a work-breakdown structure to the lowest granularity permitted by • • • cost. Execution and Closure PM620 Schedule and Cost Control Techniques PM630 Contracting and Procurement in Project Management ELE Select 8 credit hours from 600-level Computer Science or IT courses IT697 Information Technology Capstone Total Program Credits: Preparatory Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Information Technology degree program is designed to provide technical depth in the issues and concerns for enterprise level solutions. Outcome: Core • Plan projects effectively and successfully. cost. Evaluate and present project objectives. 2012 Page 80 . Students without a CS or IT undergraduate degree must demonstrate at least two years of work experience in the field. Students who have successfully completed Colorado Technical University’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program meet the requirements necessary to gain entrance into the MSIT program. and specifications. Effective October 7. outsourcing. In order to achieve this depth a solid foundation in Computer Science (CS) or Information Technology (IT) is required. taking into consideration the quadruple constraints of time. The specialization course content includes a solid core of project management curriculum plus a choice of two additional CS or IT courses to round out technical knowledge. Plan and manage contractual purchasing issues including procurement and supply.

The Master of Science in Information Technology with a specialization in Security Management (MSIT-SM) is a program for students with a desire to develop professional skills in the main functional area of security management. in the student. • Develop effective enterprise level security policies. Effective October 7.Master of Science in Information Technology Security Management Specialization Protecting the assets and information of an organization’s vital enterprise computing infrastructure continues to be an area of large and growing concern. and manage suitable computer security systems for such an enterprise. Students without a CS or IT undergraduate degree must demonstrate at least two years of work experience in the field. These courses are intended to develop. Outcome: Core • Assess the need for. standards and procedures. Courses: Core EMBA690 CS651 CS663 IT621 IT640 PM600 Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Computer Systems Security Foundations Enterprise Systems Architecture Enterprise Data Management Networking and Telecommunications Project Management Processes in Organizations 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 48 Courses: Specialization CS631 Digital Forensics CS632 Data and Applications Security CS652 Operating Systems Security CS653 Network Security CS654 Security Management IT697 Information Technology Capstone Total Program Credits: Preparatory Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Information Technology degree program is designed to provide technical depth in the issues and concerns for enterprise level solutions. design. 2012 Page 81 . and make recommendations on the technical requirements necessary for the implementation of an effective security infrastructure. In order to achieve this depth a solid foundation in Computer Science (CS) or Information Technology (IT) is required. the ability to architect. • Identify and describe the impact of implementing security components at the operating system and network level. Students who have successfully completed Colorado Technical University’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program meet the requirements necessary to gain entrance into the MSIT program. plan. monitor. implement. This concern gains greater momentum in the face of mobile and cloud computing.

Modeling. engineering and physics. logistics. requirements traceability. performance. 2012 Page 82 . and Simulation Systems Acquisition Processes and Standards 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 36 12 48 Courses: Electives ELE Select 12 hours of electives from CS/CE/IT/EE 600-level Total Program Credits: Preparatory Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Systems Engineering degree program is designed to provide technical depth in engineering topics that require a solid foundation in advanced mathematics (including calculus. Laplace and Fourier transforms. too much is at stake not to approach product and system development in a systematic manner. quality assurance and disposal • Select and apply appropriate industry/government standards. but today’s companies cannot afford to wait! The answer is systems engineering education. schedule and quality requirements are met. operations. Execution and Closure Schedule and Cost Control Techniques Impact on Design & Production Systems Engineering I Systems Engineering II Quantitative Analysis for Systems System Dynamics. process control and system • Define the role and scope of SE and its interface with the related areas of project management. designers and managers must observe accepted quality assurance standards and employ appropriate project management techniques to ensure that budget. Students who possess this background but need to refresh their mathematics/systems skills are highly encouraged to take Effective October 7. reliability/maintainability. manufacturing. All of these skills may eventually be obtained by years of experience on the job. models. training and support. and linear algebra). manage and participate in the complete SE life-cycle process and sub-processes from commercial industry and government contractor perspectives • Select and apply modern SE tools. differential equations. In addition. Commercial and government contractor companies simply cannot afford design processes that do not provide for detailed analysis of the requirements. The Master of Science in Systems Engineering (MSSE) program has been designed to meet industry needs for systems engineering skills. synthesis techniques. system modeling/simulation/test methods. test. including operations research. probability. Outcomes: • Plan. modern design synthesis techniques and a thorough validation that the design meets specifications. metrics and documentation standards incorporated in SE practice • Apply oral and written communications skills essential to the SE process Courses: Core MGMT600 PM610 PM620 SCM620 SE600 SE610 SE612 SE620 SE630 Applied Managerial Decision-Making Project Planning. detailed documentation.Master of Science in Systems Engineering In the design of today’s complex products and systems.

These courses may be skipped with sufficient undergraduate preparation or life experience. models. CS500. schedule and quality requirements are met. Commercial and government contractor companies simply cannot afford design processes that do not provide for detailed analysis of the requirements. Students from a non-engineering undergraduate background should consult with an Engineering Chair or Dean to design an undergraduate foundation engineering program in preparation for this degree. manufacturing. operations. system modeling/simulation/test methods. Electives in EE or CE may require a background in undergraduate electrical or computer engineering. Execution and Closure Schedule and Cost Control Techniques Impact on Design & Production Systems Engineering I Systems Engineering II Quantitative Analysis for Systems 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Page 83 Effective October 7. and knowledge of a current programming language may be required to ensure an adequate foundation. logistics. The Master of Science in Systems Engineering (MSSE) program for the Online platform has been designed to meet industry needs for systems engineering skills. synthesis techniques. reliability/maintainability. modern design synthesis techniques and a thorough validation that the design meets specifications. detailed documentation. Outcomes: • Plan. 2012. Foundations in Computer Science. but today’s companies cannot afford to wait! The answer is systems engineering education. including operations research. process control and system • Define the role and scope of SE and its interface with the related areas of project management. this program is no longer available for future enrollments (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) In the design of today’s complex products and systems. metrics and documentation standards incorporated in SE practice • Apply oral and written communications skills essential to the SE process Courses: Core CS644 CS651 MGMT600 PM610 PM620 SCM620 SE600 SE610 SE612 Computer Systems Architecture Computer Systems Security Foundations Applied Managerial Decision-Making Project Planning. training and support. designers and managers must observe accepted quality assurance standards and employ appropriate project management techniques to ensure that budget. requirements traceability. test. Master of Science in Systems Engineering Effective February 19. performance. 2012 . too much is at stake not to approach product and system development in a systematic manner. manage and participate in the complete SE life-cycle process and sub-processes from commercial industry and government contractor perspectives • Select and apply modern SE tools. In addition.MATH500 and SE500. Electives in CS may require additional background in undergraduate computer science topics. All of these skills may eventually be obtained by years of experience on the job. quality assurance and disposal • Select and apply appropriate industry/government standards.

engineering and physics. probability. differential equations. resolve. comprehend and interpret the required financial statements according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the importance of the moral standards embodied in the professional code of ethics Effective October 7. taxation. This unique program also builds in skills to prepare the student with the knowledge required to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA). accountants also are assuming the role of a personal financial advisor. and the liberal arts to identify. In addition. Modeling. interpersonal and communication skills so that as graduates they can succeed in the business world. students must possess a specific bachelor's degree in order to gain entrance into the MSSE program. Increasingly.SE620 SE630 SE690 System Dynamics. In addition to openings resulting from growth (projected at 18 to 26 percent through 2014). governmental and not-for-profit accounting. and linear algebra). these financial specialists will offer more financial management and consulting services as they take on a greater advisory role. business mathematics. Outcomes: • Apply the knowledge and skills of accounting. the need to replace accountants and auditors who retire or transfer to other occupations will produce numerous job openings. management. Therefore. The Bachelor of Science in Accounting (BSACC) degree program is designed to equip graduates with a variety of skills including corporate accounting. and auditing. and Simulation Systems Acquisition Processes and Standards Systems Engineering Capstone 4 4 4 48 Total Program Credits: Admission Requirements The Master of Science in Systems Engineering degree program is designed to provide technical depth in engineering topics that require a solid foundation in advanced mathematics (including calculus. changing financial laws and regulations. and increased scrutiny of company finances will spur the job growth of accountants and auditors. and communicate relevant accounting issues • Prepare. In response to market demand. 2012 Page 84 . the curriculum provides students with an opportunity to develop intellectual. Admission to this program requires a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in the following: o Engineering (any discipline) o Mathematics* o Computer Science* o Physics* o Chemistry* *Transcripts must denote completion of a Calculus II course Bachelor of Science in Accounting An increase in the number of businesses. Laplace transforms.

5 1.5 4.5 4.5 4. formulate. and communicate the relevant accounting issues in the Sarbanes-Oxley era Manage a complete set of accounts for a small to moderate-sized organization Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab.• • • • • Distinguish between financial.5 1.Human Body ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON212 Principles of Microeconomics ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL201 Principles of Professional Writing HIST101 or Modern American History: 1950 to 21st Century or GOVT201 American Government and Public Affairs LITR201 Literature: A Reflection of Life MATH102 Introduction to College Math MATH106 Algebra for Business MATH301 Data Driven Statistics PSYC101 Psychology: Understanding Individuals SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences SCI103 Lab.5 4. and evaluate the impact of those differences on the financial statements and managerial decision making Identify.5 4.5 4. managerial. cost accounting and tax accounting principles and practices Distinguish the appropriate information to be used in managerial decision making Distinguish between the accounting principles used for federal income taxation of both individuals and business.5 4.5 4.5 4.Science and Technology UNIV104 or Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective or HUMNELE Humanities Elective Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 ACCT210 ACCT220 ACCT225 ACCT300 ACCT305 ACCT325 ACCT330 ACCT340 ACCT351 ACCT410 ACCT420 ACCT430 ECON310 FINC225 4.5 4.5 66 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 1 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Effective October 7. 2012 Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III Computerized Accounting Introduction to Managerial & Cost Accounting Introduction to Tax Intermediate Accounting I Intermediate Accounting II Auditing Auditing Lab Advanced Accounting Cost Accounting Advanced Tax Government & Not for Profit Accounting Introduction to International Financial Reporting Standards Global Managerial Economics Financial Statement Analysis Page 85 .5 4.5 4.5 4.

and ACCT203 before progressing to the elective courses. The student who meets the unique requirements of the State Board of Accounting in their state’s Application for CPA Licensure is qualified to sit for the CPA exam. In response to market demand. Accounting courses at CTU meet the educational standards of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). accountants also are assuming the role of a personal financial advisor. and 25% in accounting courses. and ACCT203. and increased scrutiny of company finances will spur the job growth of accountants and auditors. *Students are required to complete courses ACCT201. these financial specialists will Effective October 7. 25% in general business courses. Other Associate degrees may be acceptable for entry into the BS-Accounting program if transcripts reflect a minimum of 25% of their degree credit hours in General Education courses. ACCT202. or equivalents. Increasingly. changing financial laws and regulations. Student transcripts must also denote completion of ACCT201. 2012 Page 86 .FINC400 HRMT215 IT254 MGM255 MGM316 MGM335 MGM365 MGMT235 MGMT345 MGMT455 MKTG225 UNIV201 Financial Management Management of Human Resources Spreadsheet Applications Management Fundamentals International Business Communications Organizational Behavior Principles The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business Business Law I Operations Management Business Policies and Strategies Introduction to Marketing Career Planning and Management 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 113 4 4 183 ELECTIVES Select a minimum of 4-credits from any 300.or 400. ACCT202. Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Accounting Concentration An increase in the number of businesses.level Business course Total Program Credits: Students attending a physical campus may be required to take preparatory courses: ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 Admission Requirements Associate degree-holding students who are entering CTU’s BS-Accounting program should have an AS in Accounting.

P. and the liberal arts to identify. accounting. comprehend and interpret the required financial statements according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the importance of the moral standards embodied in the professional code of ethics • Distinguish between financial. interpersonal and communication skills so that you can succeed in the business world. In addition to openings resulting from growth. the need to replace accountants and auditors who retire or transfer to other occupations will produce numerous job openings. formulate. It offers flexibility to allow students to pursue their own unique business interests.offer more financial management and consulting services as they take on a greater advisory role. management.5 1. managerial. human resources. resolve. principles. 2012 4.) exam should consider enrollment in the BSBA-ACC degree program after consultation with your Program Chair. individuals. employees. In addition.5 4. The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting (BSBA-ACC) degree program is designed to equip you with a variety of accounting and business skills necessary to succeed as an accountant in an industry environment. and communicate relevant accounting issues • Prepare. and communicate the relevant accounting issues in the Sarbanes-Oxley era • Manage a complete set of accounts for a small to moderate-sized organization Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab – Human Body ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON212 Principles of Microeconomics Effective October 7. cost accounting and tax accounting principles and practices • Distinguish the appropriate information to be used in managerial decision making • Identify. and co-workers • Demonstrate the critical skills necessary to solve business problems • Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance. and statistics to make effective decisions • Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices. and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change • Employ tools.A. and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace • Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment • Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams • Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for one’s own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve • Demonstrate the application of management information systems including spreadsheets and database applications • Apply the knowledge and skills of accounting. Outcomes: • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management • Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations. and strategic decision making • Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate • Act as a change agent to assist organizations. Students wishing to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (C.5 4. business mathematics.5 Page 87 . the curriculum provides you with an opportunity to develop your intellectual.

2012 .5 4.5 4.5 66 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 82 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 Page 88 Courses: Accounting Concentration ACCT210 Computerized Accounting ACCT300 Intermediate Accounting I ACCT305 Intermediate Accounting II ACCT351 Cost Accounting ACCT460 Accounting Capstone FINC225 Financial Statement Analysis FINP310 Taxation in Financial Planning ELE Select a minimum of 4 credit hours Effective October 7.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.ENGL101 ENGL103 ENGL201 or ENGL203 GOVT201 or HIST101 LITR201 MATH102 MATH106 MATH301 MATH451 SCI101 SCI103 UNIV104 Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 BADM440 ECON310 FINC400 HRMT215 HRMT440 IT254 MGM255 MGM316 MGM335 MGM355 MGM365 MGMT235 MGMT345 MGMT455 MKTG225 MPM210 SCM210 UNIV201 Composition and Critical Thinking Composition: Writing and Research Principles of Professional Writing or Professional Speech Communications American Government and Public Affairs or Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century Literature: A Reflection of Life Introduction to College Math Algebra for Business Data Driven Statistics Data Driven Decision Making Introduction to the Sciences Lab – Science and Technology Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective Accounting I Accounting II Research Design Methods & Applications Global Managerial Economics Financial Management Management of Human Resources Managing Organizational Change Spreadsheet Applications Management Fundamentals International Business Communications Organizational Behavior Principles International Business Practices Legal & Ethical Environment of Business Business Law I Operations Management Business Policies and Strategies Introduction to Marketing Introduction to Project Management Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management Career Planning and Management 4.5 1.

collaboration and team building skills. creative leadership approaches. including financial accounting. You can build a strong base of practical. real world applications. you can learn about integrating technology for greater operational efficiency. individuals. and risk assessment. investments. capital and money markets. You will explore both corporate and international financial management. human resources. Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Finance Concentration The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance (BSBA-FIN) degree concentration supplements your fundamental business knowledge with a focus in finance. and the development of critical thinking skills. and strategic decision making • Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate • Act as a change agent to assist organizations. math. The finance concentration builds upon the solid foundation of the BSBA degree that emphasizes practical competencies. accounting and financial management.Total Program Credits Students attending a physical campus may be required to take preparatory courses: ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 180 4 4 4 4 Accounting courses at CTU meet the educational standards of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). accounting. professional communication skills. Outcomes: • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management • Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations. In addition to important undergraduate foundation studies in areas including English. and technology. and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change • Employ tools. international business practices. and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace • Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment • Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams • Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for one’s own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve • Demonstrate the application of management information systems including spreadsheets and database applications Effective October 7. 2012 Page 89 . and project management. principles. social science. and statistics to make effective decisions • Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices. employees. and co-workers • Demonstrate the critical skills necessary to solve business problems • Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance. business law. learning from professors with extensive business experience.

5 4. controlling inflation.5 1.• • • • • • • Discuss the differences between using equity and debt to finance investment opportunities Examine the financial performance of a firm based on its financial statements Discuss the ethical ramifications of a firm’s financial disclosure Describe the functions and roles played by financial markets and institutions particularity as they relate to the flow of funds from lenders to borrowers within the global financial system Evaluate the activities and impact of the U.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4. social and technological forces reshaping financial institutions.5 4. treasury department. sustaining adequate economic growth.5 4.5 4. demographic.5 4.5 4.5 4. economic.5 66 Accounting I Accounting II Research Design Methods & Applications Global Managerial Economics Financial Management Management of Human Resources Managing Organizational Change Spreadsheet Applications Management Fundamentals International Business Communications Organizational Behavior Principles International Business Practices Legal & Ethical Environment of Business 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab – Human Body ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON212 Principles of Microeconomics ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL201 or Principles of Professional Writing or ENGL203 Professional Speech Communications GOVT201 or American Government and Public Affairs or HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century LITR201 Literature: A Reflection of Life MATH102 Introduction to College Math MATH106 Algebra for Business MATH301 Data Driven Statistics MATH451 Data Driven Decision Making SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences SCI103 Lab – Science and Technology UNIV104 Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 BADM440 ECON310 FINC400 HRMT215 HRMT440 IT254 MGM255 MGM316 MGM335 MGM355 MGM365 Effective October 7.S. 2012 Page 90 . financial markets and the financial system Analyze the ways in which monetary policy can influence a nation's economic goals of achieving full employment.5 4. state and local governmental units' involvement in raising funds within the financial system Discuss and evaluate the ethical. and achieving a stable balance-of-payments position 4.5 4.5 1.

Outcomes: • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management • Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations. creative leadership approaches. ethical. and regulatory issues governing the healthcare field. employees. real world applications. You can build a strong base of practical.MGMT235 MGMT345 MGMT455 MKTG225 MPM210 SCM210 UNIV201 Business Law I Operations Management Business Policies and Strategies Introduction to Marketing Introduction to Project Management Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management Career Planning and Management 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 82 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 180 Courses: Finance Concentration ACC340 Financial Accounting ELE Select a minimum of 4 credit hours FINC225 Financial Statement Analysis FINC310 Money and Capital Markets FINC320 Investments FINC330 Risk Management FINC410 Corporate Finance FINC420 International Finance Total Program Credits Students attending a physical campus may be required to take preparatory courses: ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Healthcare Management Concentration (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration Healthcare Management (BSBA-HCM) degree program for the Online platform provides an overview of the Healthcare industry. and statistics to make effective Effective October 7. 2012 Page 91 . and co-workers • Demonstrate the critical skills necessary to solve business problems • Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance. learning from professors with extensive business experience. as well as legal. accounting. The HCM concentration builds upon the solid foundation of the BSBA degree that emphasizes practical competencies. with a focus on skills specific to managing the Healthcare environment. and the development of critical thinking skills. Human resource and financial management skills needed for planning and coordinating health services are addressed.

5 4. affirmative action.5 4.5 4. human resources.5 4.5 1. and strategic decision making Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate Act as a change agent to assist organizations.5 4. as well as and regulatory issues governing the field 4. and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change Employ tools.5 1.5 4. legal.5 4.5 4.5 66 4 Page 92 Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab – Human Body ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON212 Principles of Microeconomics ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL201 or Principles of Professional Writing or ENGL203 Professional Speech Communications GOVT201 or American Government and Public Affairs or HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century LITR201 Literature: A Reflection of Life MATH102 Introduction to College Math MATH106 Algebra for Business MATH301 Data Driven Statistics MATH451 Data Driven Decision Making SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences SCI103 Lab – Science and Technology UNIV104 Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective Courses: Core ACCT201 Accounting I Effective October 7. and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for one’s own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve Demonstrate the application of management information systems including spreadsheets and database applications Develop the skills to address healthcare related issues Learn the functional aspects of the healthcare field Develop a generalist foundation that emphasizes the application of critical thinking skills to healthcare related issues Apply the management. individuals. employee and labor relations to the design of organizational decision models and policies Focus on skills specific to managing the Healthcare environment Human resource and financial management skills needed for planning and coordinating health services are addressed.5 4. principles.5 4.5 4.5 4. and ethical issues of diversity.• • • • • • • • • • • • • • decisions Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices.5 4. 2012 .

and increased usage of human resource information systems and technological advances that can leave employees with obsolete skills will continue to increase the demand for human resource professionals. The complexities of today’s legal environment. 2012 Page 93 . increased complexity of many jobs. Ethical and Regulatory Issues in Healthcare HCM367 The Healthcare Organization HCM387 Management Principles in Healthcare HCM410 Fiscal Management in Healthcare Services HRM335 Legal Issues in HRM ELE Select a minimum of 8 credit hours from upper division courses Total Program Credits Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Human Resource Management Concentration Recent legislation and court rulings.ACCT202 BADM440 ECON310 FINC400 HRMT215 HRMT440 IT254 MGM255 MGM316 MGM335 MGM355 MGM365 MGMT235 MGMT345 MGMT455 MKTG225 MPM210 SCM210 UNIV201 Accounting II Research Design Methods & Applications Global Managerial Economics Financial Management Management of Human Resources Managing Organizational Change Spreadsheet Applications Management Fundamentals International Business Communications Organizational Behavior Principles International Business Practices Legal & Ethical Environment of Business Business Law I Operations Management Business Policies and Strategies Introduction to Marketing Introduction to Project Management Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management Career Planning and Management 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 82 4 4 4 4 4 4 8 32 180 Courses: Healthcare Management Concentration HCM307 The Health Care Industry HCM337 Current Legal. have dramatically affected the role and responsibilities of the human resource Effective October 7. globalization. rising healthcare costs. CTU’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management (BSBA-HRM) degree concentration is designed to prepare the aspiring human resource professional to participate as an integral member of an organization’s management team. together with increased emphasis on customer service and competitiveness through effective personnel management. the aging of the workforce. Human Resource Management is the study of issues that affect people at work.

human resources and systems management. apply lessons learned from strikes and labor unrest to current HR policy • Evaluate the role of technology in the various HR functions • Apply principles of diversity management to HR policies and labor relations • Analyze legal implications of employment and labor law in relation to HR policies and practices • Recognize and resolve ethical issues using critical thinking • Apply collaborative learning experiences to projects and problem solving • Apply standards of scholarly research and documentation in developing solutions Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab – Human Body ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON212 Principles of Microeconomics ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL201 or Principles of Professional Writing or ENGL203 Professional Speech Communications GOVT201 or American Government and Public Affairs or HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century 4. and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace • Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment • Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams • Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for one’s own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve • Demonstrate the application of management information systems including spreadsheets and database applications • Interpret implications of the rapidly changing and expanding role of the contemporary and future human resource manager • Apply strategic thinking to human resource planning and policy consideration • Evaluate successful processes for employee selection. promotion. and strategic decision making • Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate • Act as a change agent to assist organizations. conducting a job analysis.5 4. implementing a group diagnosis process. and statistics to make effective decisions • Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices. individuals. accounting. principles. developing a performance appraisal approach. Program curriculum is designed to develop insight into management structures and processes and to build professional skills in communication. employees. designing an employee manual. Outcomes: • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management • Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations.5 4. and termination • Implement professional practices such as designing a compensation plan.5 4.5 1.manager. human resources.5 4. designing a training program. designing a strategic staffing plan.5 4. placement.5 4. 2012 . and co-workers • Demonstrate the critical skills necessary to solve business problems • Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance.5 Page 94 Effective October 7. and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change • Employ tools.

2012 Page 95 .5 4.5 4.5 4.5 1.LITR201 MATH102 MATH106 MATH301 MATH451 SCI101 SCI103 UNIV104 Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 BADM440 ECON310 FINC400 HRMT215 HRMT440 IT254 MGM255 MGM316 MGM335 MGM355 MGM365 MGMT235 MGMT345 MGMT455 MKTG225 MPM210 SCM210 UNIV201 Literature: A Reflection of Life Introduction to College Math Algebra for Business Data Driven Statistics Data Driven Decision Making Introduction to the Sciences Lab – Science and Technology Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 66 Accounting I Accounting II Research Design Methods & Applications Global Managerial Economics Financial Management Management of Human Resources Managing Organizational Change Spreadsheet Applications Management Fundamentals International Business Communications Organizational Behavior Principles International Business Practices Legal & Ethical Environment of Business Business Law I Operations Management Business Policies and Strategies Introduction to Marketing Introduction to Project Management Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management Career Planning and Management 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 82 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 180 Courses: Human Resource Management Concentration HRM345 Building Effective Teams HRMT220 Staffing the Organization HRMT300 Managing Employee Performance HRMT330 HRM Legal Environment HRMT410 Training and Employee Development HRMT415 Compensation and Benefits HRMT420 Managing Labor-Management Relations HRMT485 Human Resources Capstone Total Program Credits Effective October 7.

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Colorado Technical University’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Human Resource Management has met the requirements for affiliation with the Society for Human Resource Management: 1800 Duke Street. and statistics to make effective decisions • Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices. principles. and strategic decision making • Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate • Act as a change agent to assist organizations. and international finance considerations are examined in detail. Outcomes: • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management • Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations. accounting. social. international and global environments Effective October 7. almost all businesses are affected in some way by international and global factors. and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace • Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment • Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams • Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for one’s own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve • Demonstrate the application of management information systems including spreadsheets and database applications • Understand the issues in managing a business in today’s domestic. (800) 283-7476 http://www.Students attending a physical campus may be required to take preparatory courses: ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 * Capstone class. Specific issues such as global economic factor. and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change • Employ tools. The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in International Business program (BSBA-IB) looks at how unique political.org Bachelor of Science in Business Administration International Business Concentration In today’s environment. and co-workers • Demonstrate the critical skills necessary to solve business problems • Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance. and cultural factors change the dynamics of business. legal. 2012 Page 96 . VA 22314. human resources.shrm. may be conducted incrementally based on campus decision. Managing a business in this environment has become increasing challenging. HRMT485. employees. Alexandria. individuals. international marketing approach.

5 4.5 4.5 4. Develop contingency plans.5 1. and reverse control of goods Create and implement a proactive risk management approach to handle political.5 4. international. Mitigate the effects of risks 4. natural and legal risks present in the international environment.5 1. outbound.5 4. 2012 Page 97 .5 4.5 4.5 66 Accounting I Accounting II Research Design Methods & Applications Global Managerial Economics Financial Management Management of Human Resources Managing Organizational Change Spreadsheet Applications Management Fundamentals International Business Communications Organizational Behavior Principles International Business Practices Legal & Ethical Environment of Business Business Law I Operations Management Business Policies and Strategies Introduction to Marketing 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab – Human Body ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON212 Principles of Microeconomics ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL201 or Principles of Professional Writing or ENGL203 Professional Speech Communications GOVT201 or American Government and Public Affairs or HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century LITR201 Literature: A Reflection of Life MATH102 Introduction to College Math MATH106 Algebra for Business MATH301 Data Driven Statistics MATH451 Data Driven Decision Making SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences SCI103 Lab – Science and Technology UNIV104 Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 BADM440 ECON310 FINC400 HRMT215 HRMT440 IT254 MGM255 MGM316 MGM335 MGM355 MGM365 MGMT235 MGMT345 MGMT455 MKTG225 Effective October 7.5 4. legal.• • • • • Develop and implement an international/global strategy Explain cultural. and global environments Manage and integrate operations in a multinational environment Develop and integrate supply chain management techniques for inbound.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4. political and financial issues associated with managing in domestic.

accounting. security. and database administration. and statistics to make effective decisions • Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices. learning from professors with extensive business experience. You can build a strong base of practical. accounting and financial management. and the development of critical thinking skills. employees. professional communication skills. math. and co-workers • Demonstrate the critical skills necessary to solve business problems • Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance. and technology.MPM210 SCM210 UNIV201 Introduction to Project Management Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management Career Planning and Management 6 4 4 82 4 4 4 4 8 8 32 180 Courses: International Business Concentration FIN356 International Finance MGM336 Management in International Business MGM366 Legal Operations in International Business MKTG410 International Marketing ELE Select a minimum of 8 credit hours from upper division courses BUSELE or Select a minimum of 8 credit hours from Business or MGMTELE Management courses Total Program Credits Students attending a physical campus may be required to take preparatory courses: ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Information Technology Concentration (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Information Technology (BSBA-IT) degree program for the Online format focuses on providing core information technology skills such as programming. 2012 Page 98 . international business practices. In addition to important undergraduate foundation studies in areas including English. real world applications. collaboration and team building skills. networking. social science. creative leadership approaches. Outcomes: • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management • Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations. you can learn about integrating technology for greater operational efficiency. The IT concentration builds upon the solid foundation of the BSBA degree that emphasizes practical competencies. and project management. human Effective October 7. business law.

5 4.5 1.5 4.5 4. employee and labor relations to the design of organizational decision models and policies Focus on skills specific to managing the environment Human resource and financial management skills needed for planning and coordinating services are addressed. as well as and regulatory issues governing the field Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab – Human Body ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON212 Principles of Microeconomics ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL201 or Principles of Professional Writing ENGL203 Professional Speech Communications GOVT201 or American Government and Public Affairs or HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century LITR201 Literature: A Reflection of Life MATH102 Introduction to College Math MATH106 Algebra for Business MATH301 Data Driven Statistics MATH451 Data Driven Decision Making SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences SCI103 Lab – Science and Technology UNIV104 Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective Courses: Core ACCT201 Accounting I ACCT202 Accounting II BADM440 Research Design Methods & Applications Effective October 7.5 4. and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for one’s own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve Demonstrate the application of management information systems including spreadsheets and database applications Develop the skills to address information technology related issues Learn the functional aspects of the information technology field Develop a generalist foundation that emphasizes the application of critical thinking skills to technology related issues Apply the management.5 4.5 4.5 1. affirmative action. individuals. and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change Employ tools.5 4.5 4. 2012 4.5 4.• • • • • • • • • • • • • resources. principles.5 4.5 66 4 4 4 Page 99 . legal. and ethical issues of diversity.5 4. and strategic decision making Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate Act as a change agent to assist organizations.5 4.5 4.

The program covers qualitative and quantitative techniques of distribution management. and co-workers • Demonstrate the critical skills necessary to solve business problems • Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance. employees. Outcomes: • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management • Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations. procurement. accounting. and statistics to make effective decisions Effective October 7.ECON310 FINC400 HRMT215 HRMT440 IT254 MGM255 MGM316 MGM335 MGM355 MGM365 MGMT235 MGMT345 MGMT455 MKTG225 MPM210 SCM210 UNIV201 Global Managerial Economics Financial Management Management of Human Resources Managing Organizational Change Spreadsheet Applications Management Fundamentals International Business Communications Organizational Behavior Principles International Business Practices Legal & Ethical Environment of Business Business Law I Operations Management Business Policies and Strategies Introduction to Marketing Introduction to Project Management Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management Career Planning and Management 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 82 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 180 Courses: Information Technology Concentration CS251 Fundamentals of Database Concepts CSS150 Introduction to Computer Security IT106 Introduction to Programming Logic IT110 Introduction to Programming IT190 Introduction to IT IT245 Introduction to Network Management IT375 IT Management Strategy ELE Select a minimum of 4 credit hours Total Program Credits Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Logistics/Supply Chain Management Concentration The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (BSBA-L/SCM) degree program can prepare you with skills and knowledge you need to manage a cost effective. and supplier management from a global perspective. inventory control. efficient global supply chain. 2012 Page 100 .

5 4. support.5 4.5 4. 2012 Page 101 . procurement.5 4.5 4.5 66 Accounting I Accounting II Research Design Methods & Applications Global Managerial Economics Financial Management 4 4 4 4 4 Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab – Human Body ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON212 Principles of Microeconomics ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL201 or Principles of Professional Writing or ENGL203 Professional Speech Communications GOVT201 or American Government and Public Affairs or HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century LITR201 Literature: A Reflection of Life MATH102 Introduction to College Math MATH106 Algebra for Business MATH301 Data Driven Statistics MATH451 Data Driven Decision Making SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences SCI103 Lab – Science and Technology UNIV104 Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 BADM440 ECON310 FINC400 Effective October 7.5 4.5 4. and implement a supply chain from a global perspective Discuss issues associated with integrating supply chain factors throughout the value chain from product design. inventory control. delivery. and disposal Apply quantitative and qualitative managerial methods applicable to global supply chain management to include. human resources. and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change Employ tools.5 4.• • • • • • • • • • • • Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices.5 4. and contracting issues 4. principles. individuals.5 4.5 1. distribution. and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for one’s own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve Demonstrate the application of management information systems including spreadsheets and database applications Relate and apply logistics methodologies to business strategy and operations Apply technical and management skills necessary to design. develop.5 4.5 4. through manufacturing.5 4.5 1. and strategic decision making Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate Act as a change agent to assist organizations.

2012 Page 102 . may be conducted incrementally based on campus decision. SCM430.HRMT215 HRMT440 IT254 MGM255 MGM316 MGM335 MGM355 MGM365 MGMT235 MGMT345 MGMT455 MKTG225 MPM210 SCM210 UNIV201 Management of Human Resources Managing Organizational Change Spreadsheet Applications Management Fundamentals International Business Communications Organizational Behavior Principles International Business Practices Legal & Ethical Environment of Business Business Law I Operations Management Business Policies and Strategies Introduction to Marketing Introduction to Project Management Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management Career Planning and Management 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 82 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 180 Courses: Logistics/Supply Chain Management Concentration BADM370 Quality Management SCM220 Transportation and Distribution Management SCM310 Material and Inventory Management SCM320 Contracts and Procurement SCM330 Contract Pricing and Negotiation SCM410 Contract Management SCM430 Logistics/Supply Chain Management Capstone ELE Select a minimum of 4 credit hours Total Program Credits Students attending a physical campus may be required to take preparatory courses: ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 *Capstone class. Business managers formulate the policies and direct the operations of Effective October 7. Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Management Concentration The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Management (BSBA-MGMT) program serves to develop your capabilities so that you may assume positions of leadership and responsibility at all levels of management in our society.

5 4. and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change • Employ tools.5 1. Managers and top executives are found in every industry. principles. individuals.5 Page 103 . Outcomes: • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management • Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations.5 4. employees.5 4. and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace • Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment • Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams • Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for one’s own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve • Demonstrate the application of management information systems including spreadsheets and database applications • Analyze business organizations from a managerial perspective • Apply theories and concepts related to human behavior in organization • Recognize human behaviors and attitudes that could jeopardize an effective and efficient management of an organization • Utilize supervisory skills to effectively manage individuals and teams • Demonstrate competencies and professional skills in management and business Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab – Human Body ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON212 Principles of Microeconomics ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL201 or Principles of Professional Writing or ENGL203 Professional Speech Communications GOVT201 or American Government and Public Affairs or HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century LITR201 Literature: A Reflection of Life MATH102 Introduction to College Math MATH106 Algebra for Business MATH301 Data Driven Statistics MATH451 Data Driven Decision Making SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences Effective October 7. and service industries employ over six out of ten business managers. nonprofit institutions and government agencies. 2012 4.5 4.corporations.5 4. human resources. accounting.5 4. and co-workers • Demonstrate the critical skills necessary to solve business problems • Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance.5 4. but wholesale and retail trade.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4. and statistics to make effective decisions • Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices. and strategic decision making • Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate • Act as a change agent to assist organizations.5 4.

5 66 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 82 4 4 4 4 4 8 4 32 180 Accounting I Accounting II Research Design Methods & Applications Global Managerial Economics Financial Management Management of Human Resources Managing Organizational Change Spreadsheet Applications Management Fundamentals International Business Communications Organizational Behavior Principles International Business Practices Legal & Ethical Environment of Business Business Law I Operations Management Business Policies and Strategies Introduction to Marketing Introduction to Project Management Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management Career Planning and Management Courses: Management Concentration ACCT351 Cost Accounting BADM370 Quality Management HRMT330 HRM Legal Environment MKTG320 Advertising and Public Relations MPM344 Project Risk Management BUS/MGMTELE Select a minimum of 8 credit hours from Business or Management courses ELE Select a minimum of 4 credit hours Total Program Credits Students attending a physical campus may be required to take preparatory courses: ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra Effective October 7. 2012 4 4 4 4 Page 104 .5 4.SCI103 UNIV104 Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 BADM440 ECON310 FINC400 HRMT215 HRMT440 IT254 MGM255 MGM316 MGM335 MGM355 MGM365 MGMT235 MGMT345 MGMT455 MKTG225 MPM210 SCM210 UNIV201 Lab – Science and Technology Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective 1.

Outcomes: • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management • Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations. sales and management principles in order to contribute to organizational success. promotion and distribution of ideas. Marketing is the process of planning and executing the conception. research design. values. and co-workers • Demonstrate the critical skills necessary to solve business problems • Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance.Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Marketing Concentration Opportunities for marketing professionals are to increase by as much as 20 percent through 2010 (Note 1). and political and social factors in light of organizational goals Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab – Human Body Effective October 7. human resources. 2012 4. goods and services to create exchanges that expected satisfy organizational objectives. employees.5 Page 105 . and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change • Employ tools.5 1. The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing (BSBA-MKTG) is designed to prepare you to understand and apply marketing. and strategic decision making • Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate • Act as a change agent to assist organizations. data collection. technology. date analysis. including problem definition. individuals. and statistics to make effective decisions • Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices. accounting. etc. and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace • Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment • Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams • Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for one’s own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve • Demonstrate the application of management information systems including spreadsheets and database applications • Explain the core areas of marketing within an organization • Apply the fundamental concepts of marketing • Describe the role of marketing in an organization • Explain the role marketing variable play in the success of any organization • Perform marketing research. social. principles. and the resulting communication • Develop a comprehensive marketing strategy for an approved product or service • Develop a multinational marketing plan considering the global and cultural issues of marketing • Respond to developing trends such as e-marketing • Operate in and respond to different environments (regulatory. economic.) that affect marketing • Analyze dispositional topics such as the organizational ethics. pricing.

5 4.5 4.ECON210 ECON212 ENGL101 ENGL103 ENGL201 or ENGL203 GOVT201 or HIST101 LITR201 MATH102 MATH106 MATH301 MATH451 SCI101 SCI103 UNIV104 Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 BADM440 ECON310 FINC400 HRMT215 HRMT440 IT254 MGM255 MGM316 MGM335 MGM355 MGM365 MGMT235 MGMT345 MGMT455 MKTG225 MPM210 SCM210 UNIV201 Principles of Macroeconomics Principles of Microeconomics Composition and Critical Thinking Composition: Writing and Research Principles of Professional Writing or Professional Speech Communications American Government and Public Affairs or Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century Literature: A Reflection of Life Introduction to College Math Algebra for Business Data Driven Statistics Data Driven Decision Making Introduction to the Sciences Lab – Science and Technology Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective 4.5 4.5 66 Accounting I Accounting II Research Design Methods & Applications Global Managerial Economics Financial Management Management of Human Resources Managing Organizational Change Spreadsheet Applications Management Fundamentals International Business Communications Organizational Behavior Principles International Business Practices Legal & Ethical Environment of Business Business Law I Operations Management Business Policies and Strategies Introduction to Marketing Introduction to Project Management Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management Career Planning and Management 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 82 4 4 4 4 4 4 Courses: Marketing Concentration MKT325 Consumer Behavior Fundamentals MKT380 Applied Marketing Management MKTG305 Marketing and the Virtual Marketplace MKTG320 Advertising and Public Relations MKTG330 Marketing Research MKTG410 International Marketing Effective October 7.5 1.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4. 2012 Page 106 .

MKTG420 Product Service Planning BUS/MGMTELE Select a minimum of 4 credit hours from Business or Management courses Total Program Credits Students attending a physical campus may be required to take preparatory courses: ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 32 180 4 4 4 4 1. Outcomes: • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management • Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations. and statistics to make effective decisions • Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices. the industry standard for project management. employees. accounting.S. 2012 Page 107 . The curriculum covers in details the process and knowledge areas defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI) in the Guide to the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK). and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace • Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment • Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams Effective October 7. the program integrates business foundation courses with the theory and practice of project management in order to develop well-equipped and skilled project managers. U. and co-workers • Demonstrate the critical skills necessary to solve business problems • Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance. The program utilizes a practical approach. Bureau of Labor Statistics. techniques and skills needed to effectively organize and manage projects. individuals. human resources. and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change • Employ tools. helping to develop project team skills. In addition. and strategic decision making • Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate • Act as a change agent to assist organizations. principles. “National Industry-Occupations Employment Matrix” Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Project Management Concentration (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Project Management (BSBA-PM) degree program for the Online platform is designed to provide the graduate with the basic tools.

project life cycle phases. knowledge areas. project structures. order of precedence and resources required Construct and implement an approach for using contracting and procurement activities to fulfill project goals Create and implement a proactive risk management and quality plan. manage scope changes Align project tasks into a project schedule.5 4. personnel and processes Explain cultural.5 4.5 4. political and financial issues associated with managing a project in domestic and international environments Align project goals with the corporate strategic planning process Manage and integrate organizational programs and project portfolio Analyze project scope and identify project key tasks and stakeholders. determine task time.5 4. project management. assess potential and actual risks.5 4.5 1.5 4.5 4. develop contingency plans. legal. mitigate the effects of risks 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 66 Accounting I Accounting II Research Design Methods & Applications Global Managerial Economics Financial Management Management of Human Resources Managing Organizational Change 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab – Human Body ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON212 Principles of Microeconomics ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL201 or Principles of Professional Writing or ENGL203 Professional Speech Communications GOVT201 or American Government and Public Affairs or HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century LITR201 Literature: A Reflection of Life MATH102 Introduction to College Math MATH106 Algebra for Business MATH301 Data Driven Statistics MATH451 Data Driven Decision Making SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences SCI103 Lab – Science and Technology UNIV104 Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 BADM440 ECON310 FINC400 HRMT215 HRMT440 Effective October 7.5 1. 2012 Page 108 . and processes Organize and staff a project office with appropriate structure.5 4.• • • • • • • • • • • Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for one’s own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve Demonstrate the application of management information systems including spreadsheets and database applications Define: project.5 4.

2012 Page 109 .S. Property Managers are the facilitators. General Managers and top executives hold over two million jobs in the U. and co-workers • Demonstrate the critical skills necessary to solve business problems Effective October 7. CTU is a recognized provider with the Project Management Institute (PMI™) Educational Provider Program (PMI R.) Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Effective February 19. nonprofit institutions and government agencies. 2012.IT254 MGM255 MGM316 MGM335 MGM355 MGM365 MGMT235 MGMT345 MGMT455 MKTG225 MPM210 SCM210 UNIV201 Spreadsheet Applications Management Fundamentals International Business Communications Organizational Behavior Principles International Business Practices Legal & Ethical Environment of Business Business Law I Operations Management Business Policies and Strategies Introduction to Marketing Introduction to Project Management Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management Career Planning and Management Courses: Project Management Concentration MPM332 Organizational Leadership MPM344 Project Risk Management MPM346 Contracts and Procurement MPM357 Project Performance and Quality Assurance MPM434 Project Scheduling and Cost MPM468 HR Project Management ELE Select a minimum of 4 credit hours from upper division Total Program Credits 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 82 4 4 4 4 6 6 4 32 180 This degree is accredited by the Project Management Institute's Global Accreditation Center (PMI-GAC).E. Business managers formulate the policies and direct the operations of corporations. managers and administrators in organizations that successfully maintain and manage the real estate and property assets of individuals and corporations. this program is no longer available for future enrollments Property Management Concentration (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Property Management (BSBA-PROP) program for the Online platform serves to develop your capabilities so that you may assume positions of leadership and responsibility at all levels of management in our society. employees.P. Outcomes: • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management • Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations.

and strategic decision making Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate Act as a change agent to assist organizations. and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for one’s own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve Demonstrate the application of management information systems including spreadsheets and database applications Develop facility leadership Understand human and environmental factors Plan and manage projects Understand finance in the facility and property management environment Demonstrate knowledge of operations and maintenance Utilize the principles and practices of real estate Enhance communication skills Apply theories and concepts related to human behavior in organizations Recognize human behaviors and attitudes that could jeopardize the effective and efficient management of an organization Utilize supervisory skills to effectively manage individuals and teams Demonstrate competencies and professional skills in management and business 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 48 Page 110 Courses: General Education ENGL211 Professional Communications ENGL125 or ENGL125-L Real World Writing ENGL126 or ENGL126-L Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing With a Purpose HIST125 American Culture in Transition LITR240 Literature: A Mirror of Life MATH105 or MATH105-L Real World Math MATH140 or MATH140-L Math for Professionals PSYC120 Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior: The Individual SCI210 The Sciences: Inquiry. 2012 . and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change Employ tools. principles. human resources.• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance. individuals. and statistics to make effective decisions Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices. accounting. Innovation and Invention SOCL215 Sociology and Understanding Human Behavior: Groups UNIV100 or Building a Foundation for Student Success UNIV101 Building Your Success Strategy Plan UNIV201 Career Planning and Management Effective October 7.

2012 Page 111 .Courses: Core ACCT201 ECO201 ECON202 HRM210 MGM110 MGM225 MGM255 MKT210 MPM210 PFP110 Accounting I Macroeconomics Microeconomics Introductory Human Resource Management Principles of Business Introduction to Business Law Management Fundamentals Fundamentals of Marketing Introduction to Project Management Personal Finance Concepts 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 42 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 4 62 4 4 4 4 6 6 28 180 Courses: Upper Level Core ACC350 Managerial Accounting Practices FINC390 Introduction to Corporate Finance HRM315 Managing Human Resources HRM445 Organizational Change MGM310 E-Business MGM316 International Business Communications MATH305 Statistics: Data-Driven Decision Making MGM335 Organizational Behavior Principles MGM340 Operations Management Principles MGM355 International Business Practices MGM365 The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business MGM465 Business Strategy MKT305 Marketing and the Virtual Marketplace PHIL320 Ethics: The Hallmark of Leaders at All Levels ELE Select a minimum of 4 credit hours Courses: Concentration FPM300 Facility and Property Management Technologies FPM310 Property Manager Responsibilities FPM320 Capital Planning and Asset Management FPM330 Property Management Operations MKT430 Personal Selling and Customer Focus MPM434 Project Scheduling and Cost Total Program Credits: Effective October 7.

The Bachelor of Science in Financial Forensics (BSFF) degree is designed for students who wish to combine a solid foundation in Finance and Accounting with the knowledge and skills necessary to enter the field of financial investigations. penalties and federal prosecutors applying criminal laws. Financial institutions are moving increasingly toward comprehensive compliance systems. Outcomes: • Apply the knowledge and skills of finance. Specialized concentration courses that focus on the investigation of money laundering. in which oversight for Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering (BSA/AML) programs is centralized. terrorist financing. this program is no longer available for future enrollments As a result of recent financial scandals. Anti-money laundering (AML) is a growing industry. finance and accounting concepts. and heightened concerns over money laundering and terrorist financing. providing greater control. management. and criminal investigations. and in private industry in response to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and other legislation. comprehend and interpret the required financial statements according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the importance of the moral standards embodied in professional codes of ethics for financial investigators • Identify. 2012 . resolve. There is also a need for financial investigators at the SEC. and communicate relevant financial forensics • Prepare. mathematics. Landmark money laundering cases involving well known financial institutions are dominating the news. formulate. FBI. legislative mandates have increased the demand for professionals who can detect and deter fraud within organizations. Students will take classes that give them a solid foundation in financial regulations and statutes. reported increases in fraud in the workplace. and forensic accounting will give the students the skills critical to participating in financial investigations. criminal justice and the liberal arts to identify. Each of the Big 4 Accounting firms is recruiting graduates with knowledge of forensic accounting. and communicate the relevant financial investigation issues in post 911 era • Demonstrate professional written and verbal communication skills • Resolve complex problems independently and ethically • Demonstrate knowledge of the psychological and sociological dimensions of human behavior and crime • Demonstrate proficiency in the area of financial forensics • Examine and integrate the emerging trends in fraud investigation • Develop a plan for the detection and prevention of financial fraud Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 Page 112 Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics Effective October 7. 2012. accounting.Bachelor of Science in Financial Forensics Effective February 19. with an ever-increasing demand for experienced professionals. leading to congressional probes. stiffer examinations from regulatory committees.

2012 Page 113 .ENGL111 ENGL112 ENGL210 HIST150 or HIST210 INTD340 IT190 IT254 LITR220 MATH143 MATH306 MGMT115 PHIL310 SCI205 SOCL101 Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 BADM350 BADM440 ECON202 MGMT235 MGMT345 ELE English Composition I English Composition II Professional Speaking World History Since 1500 World History and Culture I Career Planning Introduction to IT Spreadsheet Applications Values in World Literature Business Algebra Computer Assisted Statistics Introductory Business Practices Ethics Environmental Science Introduction to Sociology 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 60 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 8 40 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III International Business Research Design Methods and Applications Microeconomics Business Law I Operations Management Select a minimum of 8 credit hours Courses: Concentration ACCT300 Intermediate Accounting I ACCT305 Intermediate Accounting II ACCT320 Forensic Accounting ACCT325 Auditing ACCT351 Cost Accounting CJUS141 Introduction to Criminal Justice CJUS250 Homeland Security CJUS343 Criminology CJUS360 Legal Elements of Fraud CJUS380 White Collar and Financial Crimes CJUS385 Fraud Prevention & Deterrence FINC225 Financial Statement Analysis FINC310 Money and Capital Markets FINC350 Financial Institutions FINC400 Financial Management FINC420 International Finance FINF320 Financial Investigation Technologies FINF370 Financial Investigations Effective October 7.

The Bachelor of Science in Financial Forensics (BSFF) degree for the Online platform is designed for students who wish to combine a solid foundation in Finance and Accounting with the knowledge and skills necessary to enter the field of financial investigations. with an ever-increasing demand for experienced professionals. mathematics. Outcomes: • Apply the knowledge and skills of finance. Bachelor of Science in Financial Forensics Effective February 19. Financial institutions are moving increasingly toward comprehensive compliance systems. 2012. and forensic accounting will give the students the skills critical to participating in financial investigations. stiffer examinations from regulatory committees. accounting. and communicate relevant financial forensics • Prepare. Specialized concentration courses that focus on the investigation of money laundering. terrorist financing. and heightened concerns over money laundering and terrorist financing. leading to congressional probes. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education. and in private industry in response to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and other legislation. Each of the Big 4 Accounting firms is recruiting graduates with knowledge of forensic accounting. this program is no longer available for future enrollments (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) As a result of recent financial scandals. comprehend and interpret the required financial statements according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the importance of the moral standards embodied in professional codes of ethics for financial investigators • Identify. English Composition II. finance and accounting concepts. FBI. is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses.FINF420 FINF430 Financial Statement Fraud Money Laundering Detection and Reporting 4 4 80 180 Total Program Credits: ENGL112. Dean or Chair. legislative mandates have increased the demand for professionals who can detect and deter fraud within organizations. providing greater control. in which oversight for Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering (BSA/AML) programs is centralized. criminal justice and the liberal arts to identify. penalties and federal prosecutors applying criminal laws. formulate. resolve. Students will take classes that give them a solid foundation in financial regulations and statutes. Anti-money laundering (AML) is a growing industry. Landmark money laundering cases involving well known financial institutions are dominating the news. and criminal investigations. 2012 Page 114 . management. reported increases in fraud in the workplace. and communicate the relevant financial investigation issues in post 911 era • Demonstrate professional written and verbal communication skills • Resolve complex problems independently and ethically Effective October 7. There is also a need for financial investigators at the SEC.

2012 Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III Intermediate Accounting I Intermediate Accounting II Forensic Accounting Auditing Introduction to Criminal Justice Homeland Security Criminology Legal Elements of Fraud White Collar and Financial Crimes Fraud Prevention & Deterrence Introduction to Computer Security Macroeconomics Microeconomics International Finance Financial Statement Analysis Money and Capital Markets Financial Institutions Introduction to Corporate Finance Financial Investigation Technologies Page 115 . Innovation and Invention Sociology and Understanding Human Behavior: Groups Building a Foundation for Student Success Building Your Success Strategy Plan Career Planning and Management Effective October 7.• • • • Demonstrate knowledge of the psychological and sociological dimensions of human behavior and crime Demonstrate proficiency in the area of financial forensics Examine and integrate the emerging trends in fraud investigation Develop a plan for the detection and prevention of financial fraud 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 44 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Courses: General Education ENGL211 Professional Communications ENGL125 or ENGL125-L Real World Writing ENGL126 or ENGL126-L Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing With a Purpose LITR240 Literature: A Mirror of Life MATH105 or MATH105-L Real World Math MATH140 or MATH140-L PBAD200 SCI210 SOCL215 UNIV100 or UNIV101 UNIV201 Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 ACCT300 ACCT305 ACCT320 ACCT325 CJUS141 CJUS253 CJUS343 CJUS360 CJUS380 CJUS385 CSS150 ECO201 ECON202 FIN356 FINC225 FINC310 FINC350 FINC390 FINF320 Math for Professionals American Government The Sciences: Inquiry.

principles. You will become familiar with current approaches to financial planning and analysis. • Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in virtual teams. search engines among others. money and capital markets.FINF370 FINF420 FINF430 IT203 IT254 MATH305 MGM255 MGM365 Courses: Electives ACC/FIN/CJ ELE Total Program Credits: Financial Investigations Financial Statement Fraud Money Laundering Detection and Reporting Introduction to Networking Spreadsheet Applications Statistics: Data-Driven Decision Making Management Fundamentals The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 120 Select 16 credit hours of Accounting. Outcomes: • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management. • Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate. and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace. • Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices and strategic decision making. tools. capital budgeting. • Act as a change agent to assist organizations. • Understand the role of capital markets in investment opportunities. • Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance. • Demonstrate the critical skills necessary to solve business problems. 2012 Page 116 . • Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment. investments and securities. and financial analysis. • Demonstrate the application of computer systems technology including spreadsheets. and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change. corporate risk management and financial markets and institutions. • Describe the functions and roles played by financial markets and institutions particularly as they relate to the flow of funds from lenders to borrowers within the global financial system. Effective October 7. or Criminal Justice courses 16 180 Bachelor of Science in Finance The Bachelor of Science in Finance (BSFIN) degree builds a strong base of contemporary business skills. • Discuss the ethical ramifications of a firm’s financial disclosure. • Employ tools. and statistics to make effective decisions. techniques and technologies for a career in financial management. corporate finance. • Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for one’s own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve. accounting. • Examine the financial performance of a firm based on its financial statements. individuals. the Internet. Finance.

5 4.Human Body ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON212 Principles of Microeconomics ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL201 Principles of Professional Writing GOVT201 American Government and Public Affairs LITR201 Literature: A Reflection of Life MATH106 Algebra for Business MATH301 Data Driven Statistics PSYC101 Psychology: Understanding Individuals SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences SCI103 Lab.5 1.S. Analyze the ways in which monetary policy can influence a nation’s economic goals of achieving full employment.5 4.5 4.• • • Evaluate the activities and impact of the U.5 66 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 38 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab. 4. treasury department.5 4. financial markets and the financial system.5 4.5 4. and achieving a stable balance-of-payments position.5 4.5 4. state and local governmental units’ involvement in raising funds within a financial system.5 4. Discuss and evaluate the ethical.5 4.5 1. demographic. 2012 Page 117 .5 4. social and technological forces reshaping financial institutions.5 4. sustaining adequate economic growth.5 4. economic. controlling inflation.Science and Technology SOCL120 Sociology: Understanding Groups UNIV104 Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 FINC225 MGMT115 MGMT235 MKTG225 MPM210 UNIV201 Courses: Core ACC340 ECON310 FIN356 FINC310 FINC320 FINC330 FINC350 FINC400 FINC415 FINC440 Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III Financial Statement Analysis Introductory Business Practices Business Law I Introduction to Marketing Introduction to Project Management Career Planning and Management Financial Accounting Global Managerial Economics International Finance Money and Capital Markets Investments Risk Management Financial Institutions Financial Management Advanced Corporate Finance Financial Modeling and Forecasting Effective October 7.

skills.FINC445 FINC450 FINC455 HRMT215 MGM335 MGM365 MGMT345 MGMT455 Derivatives Fixed Income Portfolio Analysis Management of Human Resources Organizational Behavior Principles The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business Operations Management Business Policies and Strategies 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 72 4 4 180 Courses: Electives ELE Select a minimum of 4 credit hours Total Program Credits: Students attending a physical campus may be required to take preparatory courses: ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 Bachelor of Science in Financial Planning Effective February 19. 2012 Page 118 . this program is no longer available for future enrollments The Bachelor of Science in Financial Planning (BSFINP) program contains course work designed to familiarize our students with the many facets of financial planning. and techniques utilized in the personal financial planning process • Apply the theories and strategies of personal financial planning as they relate to retirement and estate planning • Demonstrate an understanding of the ever-changing financial services environment • Model as a financial services professional. Students who become professional financial planners will gain a great deal of satisfaction from helping clients to organize and enhance their financial lives. Among the areas to be explored will be: how to manage every day risks and how we can invest and utilize assets to meet individual financial goals. an awareness of the ethical and professional considerations in personal financial planning Effective October 7. Outcomes: • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the values. With the knowledge gained in this curriculum. our students will develop the necessary skills to enhance their ability to sit for the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) exam* and consider financial planning as a career. This expertise is in high demand in the workplace and is expected to be in high demand for many years to come. 2012. Students will also benefit from the professional and personal relationships they will build with their clients and their clients’ families.

2012 Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III Tax Accounting I Tax Accounting II Contemporary Business Trends Organizational Behavior International Business Research Design Methods and Applications Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship Financial Statement Analysis Money and Capital Markets Financial Institutions Financial Management Database Applications With Access Spreadsheet Applications Introductory Business Practices Page 119 .Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 64 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ECON202 Microeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I HIST250 or World Cultures and Values HIST310 World History and Culture II INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT190 Introduction to IT LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics PHIL310 Ethics PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology SCI205 Environmental Science SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 ACCT361 ACCT362 BADM150 BADM305 BADM350 BADM440 BADM475 FINC225 FINC310 FINC350 FINC400 IT235 IT254 MGMT115 Effective October 7.

net for more information. is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. this program is no longer available for future enrollments (2+2 AS to BS) (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The Bachelor of Science in Financial Planning (BSFINP) program for the Online platform contains course work designed to familiarize our students with the many facets of financial planning. Dean or Chair.. skills. 2012. and techniques utilized in the personal financial planning process Effective October 7. Students will also benefit from the professional and personal relationships they will build with their clients and their clients’ families. Please visit cfp. certified financial planner and CFP (with flame logo) ® in the U. Outcomes: • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the values. our students will develop the necessary skills to enhance their ability to sit for the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) exam* and consider financial planning as a career. and compliance with certain ethical standards as defined by the CFP’s candidate fitness standards. ENGL112. Bachelor of Science in Financial Planning Effective February 19. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education. English Composition II. and three years of relevant financial planning experience. This expertise is in high demand in the workplace and is expected to be in high demand for many years to come. Students who become professional financial planners will gain a great deal of satisfaction from helping clients to organize and enhance their financial lives. 2012 Page 120 . The CFP Board requirements include the completion of a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.MGMT235 MGMT345 MKTG225 ELE Business Law I Operations Management Introduction to Marketing Select a minimum of 8 credit hours 4 4 4 8 88 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 180 Courses: Concentration FINP300 Personal Financial Planning FINP310 Taxation in Financial Planning FINP315 Principles of Risk Management and Insurance FINP320 Investments FINP420 Employee Benefits and Retirement Planning FINP430 Estate Planning FINP450 Financial Planning Capstone Total Program Credits: *Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards. owns the certification mark CFP ®. With the knowledge gained in this curriculum.S. Inc. Among the areas to be explored will be: how to manage every day risks and how we can invest and utilize assets to meet individual financial goals. which it awards to individuals who successfully complete the CFP Board’s initial and ongoing requirements.

The CFP Board requirements include the completion of a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. 2012 Page 121 ..S.• • • Apply the theories and strategies of personal financial planning as they relate to retirement and estate planning Demonstrate an understanding of the ever-changing financial services environment Model as a financial services professional. an awareness of the ethical and professional considerations in personal financial planning Accounting I Elective Accounting II Elective Accounting III Elective Tax Accounting I Tax Accounting II Macroeconomics Elective International Finance Money and Capital Markets Financial Institutions Introduction to Corporate Finance Statistics: Data-Driven Decision Making Organizational Behavior Principles Operations Management Principles The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business Ethics: The Hallmark of Leaders at All Levels Building Your Success Strategy Plan Courses: Core ACCT201 or ELE ACCT202 or ELE ACCT203 or ELE ACCT361 ACCT362 ECO201 or ELE FIN356 FINC310 FINC350 FINC390 MATH305 MGM335 MGM340 MGM365 PHIL320 UNIV101 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 64 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 90 182 Courses: Concentration FINP300 Personal Financial Planning FINP310 Taxation in Financial Planning FINP315 Principles of Risk Management and Insurance FINP320 Investments FINP420 Employee Benefits and Retirement Planning FINP430 Estate Planning FINP450 Financial Planning Capstone Associate Degree Completion Total Program Credits: *Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards. and compliance with certain ethical standards as defined by the CFP’s candidate fitness standards. Please visit Effective October 7. certified financial planner and CFP (with flame logo) ® in the U. and three years of relevant financial planning experience. which it awards to individuals who successfully complete the CFP Board’s initial and ongoing requirements. Inc. owns the certification mark CFP ®.

whether in a small business setting (as proprietor.net for more information. 2012. principles. • Categorize and differentiate the appropriate concepts and principles of finance.cfp. • Investigate the legal and global environments in which businesses operate. 2012 27 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Page 122 . and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace. accounting. and statistics to make effective decisions. • Employ the tools. • Utilize skills as a change agent to assist organizations. Outcomes: • Define and compare the basic functional areas of management and the critical skills necessary to solve business problems. or supervisor) or within a large company that provides a variety of supervisory or management positions to its technical staff. partner. at the upper division level. Courses: General Education ELE Students are required to have 27 credit hours in General Education courses Courses: Core Accounting I ACCT201 or ELE Elective ACCT202 or Accounting II ELE Elective ACCT203 or Accounting III ELE Elective FINC410 Corporate Finance HRMT215 or Management of Human Resources ELE Elective HRM445 or Organizational Change ELE Elective HRMT410 Training and Employee Development MGMT345 Operations Management MGM355 International Business Practices Effective October 7.AS to BS) Working professionals are increasingly called upon to perform key management functions. The Bachelor of Science in Management (BSM) program is designed to build upon this foundation by providing management skills and knowledge. • Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams. human resources. and strategic decision making. Bachelor of Science in Management Effective July 8. and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change. individuals. to help the student face the challenges of today’s leadership environment and to be prepared for management promotion opportunities. • Analyze and contrast the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices. this program is no longer available for future enrollments (2+2 Program-.

human resources. and by additional coursework prescribed by CTU upon acceptance into the BSM program. helping to develop project team skills. BSM includes approximately 90 credit hours of transfer credit from an Associate Degree program. individuals. and statistics to make effective decisions • Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices. principles.MGM375 MGMT115 MGMT455 MKTG225 or ELE UNIV201 BUS/MGMT ELE Quality and Supply Chain Management Introductory Business Practices Business Policies and Strategies Introduction to Marketing Elective Career Planning and Management Select a minimum of 8 credit hours from Business or Management courses 4 4 4 4 4 8 64 Total Core: Associate Degree Completion Total Program Credits: 90 181 The general education core for CTU Bachelor of Science degrees must be met prior to graduation. the program integrates business foundation courses with the theory and practice of project management in order to develop well-equipped and skilled project managers. techniques and skills needed to effectively organize and manage projects. the industry standard for project management. accounting. Bachelor of Science in Project Management The Bachelor of Science in Project Management (BSPM) degree is designed to provide you with the basic tools. and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace • Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment Effective October 7. a student could complete the degree program with more than 181 credits. The curriculum covers in details the process and knowledge areas defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI) in the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK™). Students will be required to have 181 credits for graduation. and co-workers • Demonstrate the critical skills necessary to solve business problems • Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance. and strategic decision making • Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate • Act as a change agent to assist organizations. Outcomes: • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management • Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations. additional transfer credit from outside institutions granted by CTU. These requirements may be met as a combination of courses completed as part of the Associate degree. The program utilizes a practical approach. In addition. and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change • Employ tools. 2012 Page 123 . employees.

2012 . Assess potential and actual risks.5 4. order of precedence and resources required Construct and implement an approach for using contracting and procurement activities to fulfill project goals Create and implement a proactive risk management and quality plan.5 4. personnel and processes Explain cultural.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 1. determine task time.5 4.5 4.• • • • • • • • • • • • Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for one’s own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve Demonstrate the application of management information systems including spreadsheets and database applications Define a project.Science and Technology UNIV104 Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective Effective October 7. manage scope changes Align project tasks into a project schedule.5 1. political. knowledge areas.5 4. and type of project structures. and process Organize and staff a project office with appropriate structure. project life cycle phases.5 66 Page 124 Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab . project management. Develop contingency plans Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4.5 4.Human Body ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON212 Principles of Microeconomics ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL203 Professional Speech Communications HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century HUMN250 or World Values and Cultures or LITR201 Literature: A Reflection of Life MATH106 Algebra for Business MATH451 Data Driven Decision Making PHIL301 Ethics for Professionals PSYC101 or Psychology: Understanding Individuals SOCL120 Sociology: Understanding Groups SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences SCI103 Lab .5 4. legal.5 4. financial issues associated with managing a project in domestic and international environments Align project goals with the corporate strategic planning process Manage and integrate organizational programs and project portfolio Analyze project scope and identify project key tasks and stakeholders.

Currently. CTU is a recognized provider with the Project Management Institute (PMI™) Educational Provider Program (PMI-R. the versions of this program offered at the ground campuses are accredited.E.P. contingent on delivery method.). 2012 Page 125 . More information is available in the University Policies section of the Course Catalog.Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 BADM150 MGM335 MGM316 BADM440 FINC400 HRMT215 HRMT440 IT190 IT254 MGMT115 MGMT235 MGMT345 MGMT455 MKTG225 MPM210 SCM210 UNIV201 Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III Contemporary Business Trends Organizational Behavior Principles International Business Communications Research Design Methods and Applications Financial Management Management of Human Resources Managing Organizational Change Introduction to IT Spreadsheet Applications Introductory Business Practices Business Law I Operations Management Business Policies and Strategies Introduction to Marketing Introduction to Project Management Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management Career Planning and Management 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 82 4 4 4 6 6 4 4 32 180 Courses: Concentration MPM344 Project Risk Management MPM346 Contracts and Procurement MPM357 Project Performance and Quality Assurance MPM434 Project Scheduling and Cost MPM468 HR Project Management PM220 or Project Management Tools MPM332 Organizational Leadership PM430 Project Management Capstone Total Program Credits: This degree is accredited by the Project Management Institute's Global Accreditation Center (PMI-GAC). Effective October 7.

or supervisor) or within a large company that provides a variety of supervisory or management positions to its technical staff. this program is no longer available for future enrollments (2+2 Program—AS or AAS to BS) (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) Technology professionals are increasingly called upon to perform key management functions. partner. human resources. accounting. Outcome: Core • Define and explain the basic functional areas of management and the critical skills necessary to solve business problems • Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance. The Bachelor of Science in Technology Management (BSTM) degree program for the Online platform recognizes the technical skill set acquired through the achievement of specific Associate of Applied Science degrees at selected institutions with which the University has articulation agreements. principles. and strategic decision making • Comprehend the legal and global environments in which business operate • Act as a change agent to assist organizations. whether in a small business setting (as proprietor. and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace • Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams Courses: General Education ELE Students are required to have 26 credit hours in General Education courses Courses: Core ACCT201 or ELE ACCT202 or ELE ACCT203 or ELE FIN310 HRM315 HRM445 HRMT410 MGM310 MGM330 or ELE MGM335 MGM340 MGM375 MGM465 26 26 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 Effective October 7. 2012 Accounting I or Elective Accounting II or Elective Accounting III or Elective Financial Management Principles Managing Human Resources Organizational Change Training and Employee Development E-Business Business Decision-Making or Elective Organizational Behavior Principles Operations Management Principles Quality and Supply Chain Management Business Strategy Page 126 .Bachelor of Science in Technology Management Effective January 2. and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change • Employ tools. and statistics to make effective decisions • Explain the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices. at the upper division level. The program is designed to build upon this foundation by providing specific management skills. to help the student face the challenges of today’s technical leadership environment and to be prepared for management promotion or proprietorship opportunities. 2011. individuals.

AAS degrees that are acceptable from a technology standpoint will be listed in the articulation agreement.5 Page 127 . and by additional coursework prescribed by CTU upon acceptance into the BSTM program. the need to replace accountants and auditors who retire or transfer to other occupations will produce numerous job openings. Outcomes: • Identify and resolve complex accounting problems independently and ethically • Demonstrate professional written and verbal communication skills • Manage accounts for a small to medium-size organization • Prepare financial statements for business needs • Use accounting tools for decision making Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab. In addition to openings resulting from growth (projected at 18 to 26 percent through 2014). The curriculum provides students with an opportunity to develop intellectual. and increased scrutiny of company finances will spur the job growth of accountants and auditors. In response to market demand. Associate of Science in Accounting Effective May 20. The Associate of Science in Accounting (ASACC) degree program is designed to equip graduates with a variety of basic accounting skills that will be useful in an entry level accounting position. these financial specialists will offer more financial management and consulting services as they take on a greater advisory role. this program is no longer available for future enrollments at the Sioux Falls Campus An increase in the number of businesses. accountants also are assuming the role of a personal financial advisor. The general education core for CTU Bachelor of Science degrees must be met prior to graduation. changing financial laws and regulations. additional transfer credit from outside institutions granted by CTU. interpersonal and communication skills needed to succeed in the business world. 2012. These requirements may be met as a combination of courses completed as part of the AAS degree.Human Body Effective October 7. 2012 4. Increasingly.MKT210 MPM210 Fundamentals of Marketing Introduction to Project Management Associate Degree Completion 4 6 64 90 180 Total Program Credits: Preparatory Requirements The student seeking a BSTM degree must have an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in a technology related field from a two-year college with which Colorado Technical University has an articulation agreement covering this specific degree opportunity.5 1.

5 4. Effective October 7. The student who meets the unique requirements of the State Board of Accounting in their state’s Application for CPA Licensure is qualified to sit for the CPA exam.5 4.5 57 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 36 93 Spreadsheet Applications Management Fundamentals Business Law I Career Planning and Management Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III Computerized Accounting Introduction to Tax Total Program Credits: Students attending a physical campus may be required to take preparatory courses: ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 Accounting courses at CTU meet the educational standards of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). 2012 Page 128 .5 4.5 4.ECON210 ECON212 ENGL101 ENGL103 HIST101 GOVT201 LITR201 MATH102 MATH106 PSYC101 SCI101 SCI103 UNIV104 Courses: Core IT254 MGM255 MGMT235 UNIV201 ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 ACCT210 ACCT225 Principles of Macroeconomics Principles of Microeconomics Composition and Critical Thinking Composition: Writing and Research Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century or American Government and Public Affairs Literature: A Reflection of Life Introduction to College Math Algebra for Business Psychology: Understanding Individuals Introduction to the Sciences Lab.5 4.5 4.Science and Technology Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective 4.5 4.5 4.5 1.5 4.5 4.

Associate of Science in Business Administration Effective May 20. including critical-thinking and decision-making skills. The program focuses on teaching students key business administration techniques. this program is no longer available for future enrollments Management Concentration The Associate of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Management (ASBA-MGMT) degree is designed to provide a strong base consisting of business fundamentals that will prepare students to enter today’s competitive business world. Outcomes: • Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamentals of management • • Apply appropriate concepts and principles of business administration to participate in effective. 2012 Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III Organizational Behavior International Business World Cultures and Values 4 4 4 4 4 4 Page 129 . Students will gain practical. ethical decision making Explain the nature and role of business in global markets Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation IT080 Introduction to Computing MATH060 Pre-Algebra MATH080 Elementary Algebra Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST150 World History Since 1500 INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 36 Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 BADM305 BADM350 HIST250 Effective October 7. 2012. real-world knowledge from our professors—all with extensive business experience. and incorporates that knowledge with the communication skills every student needs to be successful.

Students will gain practical.5 4. and incorporates that knowledge with the communication skills every student needs to be successful. English Composition II.5 Page 130 .5 4. including critical thinking and decision-making skills. Associate of Science in Business Administration The Associate of Science in Business Administration (ASBA) degree program for the Online platform is designed to provide a strong base consisting of business fundamentals that will prepare students to enter today’s competitive business world. ethical decision making • Explain the nature and role of business in global markets Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab.Human Body ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON212 Principles of Microeconomics ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL201 or Principles of Professional Writing or ENGL203 Professional Speech Communications HIST101 or Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century or GOVT201 American Government and Public Affairs LITR201 Literature: A Reflection of Life Effective October 7. Dean or Chair.5 4.HRMT215 IT190 IT254 MGMT115 MKTG225 PSYC100 SCI205 Management of Human Resources Introduction to IT Spreadsheet Applications Introductory Business Practices Introduction to Marketing Introduction to Psychology Environmental Science 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 52 Courses: Electives ELE Select a minimum of 4 credit hours Total Program Credits: 4 92 ENGL112. is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. The program focuses on teaching students key business administration techniques. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education.5 1. Outcomes: • Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamentals of management • Apply appropriate concepts and principles of business administration to participate in effective.5 4. real-world knowledge from our professors—all with extensive business experience.5 4. 2012 4.5 4.5 4.

5 4.5 1.MATH102 MATH106 SCI101 SCI103 UNIV104 Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 HRMT215 IT254 MGM255 MGM316 MGMT235 MKTG225 UNIV201 Introduction to College Math Algebra for Business Introduction to the Sciences Lab.5 4. “National Industry-Occupation Employment Matrix” Outcomes: • Explain the core areas of marketing within an organization • Describe the universal marketing processes for consumers and organizational markets • Utilize business computer applications and software to create and develop business/marketing documents and reports • Analyze the benefits and consequences of marketing activities on the physical environment and on the lives of buyers • Develop appropriate career and professional skills for the marketing field Effective October 7. this program is no longer available for future enrollments Marketing Concentration Opportunities for marketing professionals are expected to increase by as much as 20 percent through 2010.Science and Technology Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective Accounting I Accounting II Management of Human Resources Spreadsheet Applications Management Fundamentals International Business Communications Business Law I Introduction to Marketing Career Planning and Management 4. Bureau of Labor Statistics.5 57 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 36 93 Total Program Credits: Associate of Science in Business Administration Effective May 20. pricing. *U. 2012 Page 131 .5 4.* Marketing is the process of planning and executing the conception. promotion and distribution of ideas. The Associate of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing program (ASBA-MKT) is designed to prepare you to understand and apply marketing. sales and management principles in order to contribute to organizational success. 2012.S. goods and services to create exchanges that satisfy individual and organizational objectives.

Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I HIST250 or World Cultures and Values HIST310 World History and Culture II INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT190 Introduction to IT IT254 Spreadsheet Applications LITR220 SOCL101 Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 BADM150 ECON202 MATH143 MGMT115 PSYC100 SCI205 Courses: Concentration MKTG225 MKTG320 Total Program Credits: Values in World Literature Introduction to Sociology 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 48 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 36 4 4 8 92 Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III Contemporary Business Trends Microeconomics Business Algebra Introductory Business Practices Introduction to Psychology Environmental Science Introduction to Marketing Advertising and Public Relations ENGL112. 2012 Page 132 . Dean or Chair. is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Effective October 7. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education. English Composition II.

and increased scrutiny of company finances will spur the job growth of accountants and auditors. In addition to openings resulting from growth. The curriculum provides you with an opportunity to develop your intellectual. 2012 Financial Statement Analysis Spreadsheet Applications Management Fundamentals Page 133 .Associate of Applied Science in Accounting Effective July 26. these financial specialists will offer more financial management and consulting services as they take on a greater advisory role. Outcomes: • Identify and resolve complex accounting problems independently and ethically • Demonstrate professional written and verbal communication skills • Manage accounts for a small to medium-size organization • Prepare financial statements for business needs • Use accounting tools for decision making Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 44 4 4 4 Courses: General Education ECON202 Microeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT190 Introduction to IT LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra PSYC100 or Introduction to Psychology SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology Courses: Core FINC225 IT254 MGM255 Effective October 7. 2011. Increasingly. accountants also are assuming the role of a personal financial advisor. this program is no longer available for future enrollments An increase in the number of businesses. interpersonal and communication skills that are needed to succeed in the business world. changing financial laws and regulations. In response to market demand. the need to replace accountants and auditors who retire or transfer to other occupations will produce numerous job opening. The Associate of Applied Science in Accounting (AASACC) degree programs are designed to equip you with a variety of basic accounting skills that will be useful in an entry level accounting position.

MGM316 MGMT115 MGMT235 International Business Communications Introductory Business Principles Business Law I 4 4 4 24 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 92 Courses: Concentration ACCT201 Accounting I ACCT202 Accounting II ACCT203 Accounting III ACCT210 Computerized Accounting ACCT220 Introduction to Managerial and Cost Accounting ACCT225 Introduction to Tax Total Program Credits: ENGL112. 2012 Page 134 . The Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration (AASBA-ACC) degree programs are designed to equip you with a variety of basic accounting skills that will be useful in an entry level accounting position. resolve. these financial specialists will offer more financial management and consulting services as they take on a greater advisory role. 2011. the need to replace accountants and auditors who retire or transfer to other occupations will produce numerous job openings. In addition to openings resulting from growth. management. English Composition II. business mathematics. and the liberal arts to identify. accountants also are assuming the role of a personal financial advisor. Outcomes: • Apply the knowledge and skills of accounting. The student who meets the unique requirements of the State Board of Accounting in their state’s Application for CPA Licensure is qualified to sit for the CPA exam. Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration Effective July 26. changing financial laws and regulations. interpersonal and communication skills that are needed to succeed in the business world. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education. In response to market demand. and communicate relevant accounting issues • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the importance of the moral standards embodied in the professional code of ethics • Demonstrate the ability to communicate in written and verbal modes of communication Effective October 7. and increased scrutiny of company finances will spur the job growth of accountants and auditors. The curriculum provides you with an opportunity to develop intellectual. is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Accounting courses at CTU meet the educational standards of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). this program is no longer available for future enrollments Accounting Concentration An increase in the number of businesses. Increasingly. Dean or Chair.

Accounting courses at CTU meet the educational standards of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). 2012 Page 135 . Effective October 7. English Composition II. The student who meets the unique requirements of the State Board of Accounting in their state’s Application for CPA Licensure is qualified to sit for the CPA exam.• • Manage a complete set of accounts for a small to moderate-size organization Show the ability to formulate and resolve complex problems independently and creatively Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation IT080 Introduction to Computing MATH060 Pre-Algebra MATH080 Elementary Algebra Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I HIST250 or World Cultures and Values HIST310 World History and Culture II INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success MATH143 Business Algebra PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology SCI205 Environmental Science SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 ACCT300 ACCT305 BADM305 ECON202 ENGL210 FINC225 IT190 IT254 LITR220 MGMT115 Total Program Credits: 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 40 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 52 92 Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III Intermediate Accounting I Intermediate Accounting II Organizational Behavior Microeconomics Professional Speaking Financial Statement Analysis Introduction to IT Spreadsheet Applications Values in World Literature Introductory Business Practices ENGL112. is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education. Dean or Chair.

2012 . non-profit institutions and government agencies. Business managers formulate the policies and direct the operations of corporations. Outcomes: • Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamentals of management • Apply appropriate concepts and principles of business administration to participate in effective. considering the impact on organizations both internally and externally • Discuss how HR and management skills can be used in organizational settings • Discuss the regulatory environments impacting business • Describe the functions of law in the United States Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I HIST250 or World Cultures and Values HIST310 World History and Culture II INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology SCI205 Environmental Science SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology Courses: Core ACCT201 Accounting I 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 44 4 Page 136 Effective October 7. this program is no longer available for future enrollments Management Concentration The Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Management (AASBA-MGM) program serves to develop your capabilities so that you may enter the management of corporations. Organizations require leaders in technical areas and in teambuilding supervision. 2011. structure and legal entities) of businesses • Utilize emerging technologies. coaching and problem solving.Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration Effective July 26. ethical decision making • Explain the nature and role of business in global markets • Demonstrate professional written and verbal communication skills • Compare and contrast the different forms (size. non-profit institutions and government agencies.

*U. “National Industry-Occupation Employment Matrix” Outcomes: • Explain the core areas of marketing within an organization • Describe the universal marketing processes for consumers and organizational markets • Utilize business computer applications and software to create and develop business/marketing documents and reports • • Analyze the benefits and consequences of marketing activities on the physical environment and on the lives of buyers Develop appropriate career and professional skills for the marketing field English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing 4 4 Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 Effective October 7. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing (ASBA-MKT) is designed to prepare you to understand and apply marketing. Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration Effective July 26. pricing. goods and services to create exchanges that satisfy individual and organizational objectives. is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses.ACCT202 ACCT203 BADM305 BADM350 HRMT215 IT190 IT235 IT254 MGMT115 MKTG225 Courses: Electives ELE Total Program Credits: Accounting II Accounting III Organizational Behavior International Business Management of Human Resources Introduction to IT Database Applications With Access Spreadsheet Applications Introductory Business Practices Introduction to Marketing Select a minimum of 4 credit hours 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 44 4 92 ENGL112.S. promotion and distribution of ideas. this program is no longer available for future enrollments Marketing Concentration Opportunities for marketing professionals are expected to increase by as much as 20 percent through 2010. English Composition II. sales and management principles in order to contribute to organizational success. 2012 Page 137 . Dean or Chair.* Marketing is the process of planning and executing the conception. 2011.

Effective October 7.MATH060 MATH080 Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 52 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 4 4 8 92 Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I HIST250 or World Cultures and Values HIST310 World History and Culture II INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology SCI205 Environmental Science SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 BADM150 ECON202 IT190 IT254 MGMT115 Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III Contemporary Business Trends Microeconomics Introduction to IT Spreadsheet Applications Introductory Business Practices Courses: Concentration MKTG225 Introduction to Marketing MKTG320 Advertising and Public Relations Total Program Credits: ENGL112. English Composition II. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education. Dean or Chair. 2012 Page 138 . is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses.

planning and decision making in the criminal justice system. corrections. ethics and diversity • Examine how court rulings. The Master of Science in Criminal Justice reflects the balance needed for leadership. fiscally responsible policy choices • Apply leadership theories to the challenges faced by modern public safety Courses: Core HRMT645 INTD670 MGMT605 Operational Human Resources Management Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods Courses: Concentration CJUS600 Advanced Review of Criminal Justice CJUS615 Criminology and Public Policy CJUS620 Court Services Management CJUS625 Issues of Diversity in Criminal Justice CJUS630 Law Enforcement Management CJUS640 Corrections Management CJUS650 Terrorism and Homeland Security Management CJUS675 Special Topics in Criminal Justice CJUS685 Graduate Criminal Justice Capstone Total Program Credits 4 4 4 12 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 36 48 Effective October 7. research findings. along with the information base necessary to enhance responsible policy-making. and legislative actions have influenced justice-related policies • Analyze the realities of translating public policy into operational practice in the criminal justice system • Evaluate the impact and cost-effectiveness of justice policies and organizational practices • Identify innovative approaches for developing rational. 2012 Page 139 . public opinion. Outcomes: Core • Discuss trends in the development of public policies in relation to criminal justice • Apply policy analysis techniques to current issues facing criminal justice and juvenile justice • Use research results to enhance problem solving and decision-making • Explore proactive strategies that reflect responsible organizational values. The curriculum serves as strong preparation for students interested in leadership and teaching roles in criminal justice.Master of Science in Criminal Justice The Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ) is designed for criminal justice professionals seeking to advance their careers in law enforcement. This program is designed specifically to develop the knowledge base and skills essential to those who will become the leaders in policy development. court systems and academia.

and apply those concepts in identifying the use of database systems in criminal activity Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab .Human Body CJUS261 Ethics in Criminal Justice ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research Effective October 7. but is also increasing in organizations that conduct business in an electronic environment. identity theft. state. Outcomes: • Interpret the basic organizational structure and functionality of the criminal justice system • Identify the phases of an ethical and legal criminal investigation conducted through the proper phases of the investigative process • Explain the importance of security in an organization as well as an understanding of security architecture for common computer platforms and applications • Analyze the relationship between criminal law.5 4. analyzing.5 4. The investigation of computer-based crimes is not limited to federal. recovering and preserving computer forensic evidence • Define and explain the fundamentals of current computer networks and protocols of data communications • Explain database concepts and capabilities of modern database systems. and concepts for collecting. there is a growing need for individuals who combine criminal justice knowledge with computer technology skills to investigate this new and growing area of criminal activity. The Bachelor of Science in Cybercrime Investigation (BSCI) degree program is designed to equip graduates with a base of practical.5 Page 140 . and local agencies. This course is focused on giving students sufficient background on basic criminal justice concepts and terms common to the profession. computer terrorism and other computer-related crimes that are committed in both a national and global environment. real-world applications in the field of criminal justice with strong emphasis on foundational studies in the electronic criminal investigation of such crimes as fraud. Students from a non-criminal justice undergraduate background are required to successfully complete CJUS500 prior to taking CJUS600.5 4. Bachelor of Science in Cybercrime Investigation Computer-based crime has become an enormous global problem for business and law enforcement agencies at all levels. 2012 4.Preparatory Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree program is designed with an in-depth focus in the area of policy. computer and cyber-crime.5 1. Students who possess this background but need to refresh their knowledge of criminal justice concepts are encouraged to take CJUS500. As a result.

5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 66 Courses: General Education Humanities Elective Choices HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century HUMN250 World Values and Cultures LITR201 Literature: A Reflection of Life Courses: Core ACCT199 ACCT201 BADM305 CJUS141 CJUS253 CJUS365 CJUS375 CJUS440 CJUS448 CJUS475 or CJUS480 CS104 CS146 CSS150 CSS200 CSS350 CSS351 HRMT215 IT145 IT200 IT235 IT254 IT340 IT400 Effective October 7.5 4.5 4. 2012 Special Topics in Accounting Accounting I Organizational Behavior Introduction to Criminal Justice Homeland Security Criminal Law Criminal Procedure The Laws of Evidence Criminal Investigation Internship Criminal Justice Capstone Problem Solving Concepts With C++ Introduction to UNIX Introduction to Computer Security Principles of Network Security Computer Forensics I Computer Forensics II Management of Human Resources Client/Server Operating Systems Introduction to Networking Database Applications With Access Spreadsheet Applications Client/Server System and Network Administration Information Technology Architectures 1-6 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Page 141 .5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 1.Science and Technology Sociology: Understanding Groups or Diversity in American Life Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective 4.5 4.5 4.ENGL201 GOVT201 IT101 ELE MATH106 MATH301 PSYC101 SCI101 SCI103 SOCL120 or SOCL340 UNIV104 Principles of Professional Writing American Government and Public Affairs Computers and Information Technology Literacy Humanities Elective Algebra for Business Data Driven Statistics Psychology: Understanding Individuals Introduction to the Sciences Lab .

MGMT115 PBAD201 PSYC337 PSYC436 SOCL350 UNIV201 Introductory Business Practices Public Administration Abnormal Psychology in the Workplace Introduction to Criminal Profiling Social Psychology Career Planning and Management 4 4 4 4 4 4 116 182 Total Program Credits: Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (BSCJ) degree program is designed for criminal justice professionals seeking to begin or advance a career in the law enforcement.5 4. corrections. and law enforcement. corrections.5 1. including incarceration.5 4.5 4. criminological theory.5 4. The program emphasizes the development of communication skills and professional skills along with the technical knowledge that will prepare students for positions of responsibility and leadership within the criminal justice community.5 4.5 4.5 4. The curriculum serves as strong preparation for students interested in serving the diverse needs of the criminal justice system. or judicial fields.5 Page 142 .Human Body CJUS261 Ethics in Criminal Justice ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL201 Principles of Professional Writing IT101 Computers and Information Technology Literacy GOVT201 American Government and Public Affairs LITR201 Literature: A Reflection of Life 4. 2012 4. community-based corrections and treatment of offenders • Demonstrate proficiency in the area of crime scene investigation and forensics • Examine and integrate the emerging trends in the criminal justice system Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab. It provides a solid foundation in the administration of justice.5 4. Outcomes: • Demonstrate professional written and verbal communication skills • Resolve complex problems independently and ethically • Demonstrate knowledge of the psychological and sociological dimensions of human behavior and crime • Identify and apply strategies in the areas of corrections and parole.5 4.5 4. law adjudication.5 MATH102 Introduction to College Math MATH106 Algebra for Business PSYC101 Psychology: Understanding Individuals SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences Effective October 7.

5 66 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 102 12 12 180 Introduction to Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Operations and Report Writing Homeland Security American Corrections Security Management Victimology Juvenile Delinquency Criminal Law Criminology Criminal Procedure Advanced Topics in Criminal Justice The Laws of Evidence Criminal Investigation Forensic Criminology Criminal Justice Capstone Criminal Justice Capstone II Management of Human Resources Introductory Business Practices Organizational Leadership Public Administration Abnormal Psychology in the Workplace Forensic Psychology Licit and Illicit Drugs Social Psychology Career Planning and Management Courses: Electives ELE* Select a minimum of 12 credit hours of Criminal Justice courses Total Program Credits: Students attending a physical campus may be required to take preparatory courses: ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 Effective October 7.5 4.5 4. 2012 Page 143 .SCI103 SOCL120 UNIV104 Courses: Core CJUS141 CJUS201 CJUS253 CJUS263 CJUS275 CJUS280 CJUS285 CJUS290 CJUS343 CJUS375 CJUS399 CJUS440 CJUS448 CJUS450 CJUS482 CJUS483 HRMT215 MGMT115 MPM332 PBAD201 PSYC337 PSYC346 SOCL325 SOCL350 UNIV201 Lab.Science and Technology Sociology: Understanding Groups Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective 1.

Anatomy and Physiology CJUS261 Ethics in Criminal Justice ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL201 Principles of Professional Writing IT101 Computers and Information Technology Literacy GOVT201 American Government and Public Affairs HUMN250 World Values and Cultures or 4.5 4.5 4.5 4. the BSCJ with concentration in Forensic Investigation provides the student with exciting opportunities through lab and practicum experiences in the investigation of crimes and criminal profiling. and the courts • Demonstrate proficiency in crime scene investigation and forensics Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4.5 4. and corrections.5 4.5 4. the courts.5 4.Science and Technology SOCL120 Sociology: Understanding Groups UNIV104 Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective Courses: Core BADM305 CJUS141 Effective October 7. it also equips the student with a foundational forensic investigative knowledge and skill base.5 1. corrections.5 4.5 4.Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Forensic Investigation Concentration The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with concentration in Forensic Investigation degree (BSCJ-FI) program is designed to provide a solid foundation in law enforcement. Combining the best of theory and practice.5 1.5 4.5 4.5 MATH106 Algebra for Business MATH301 Data Driven Statistics PSYC101 Psychology: Understanding Individuals SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences SCI103 Lab .5 66 4 4 Page 144 Courses: General Education BIO120 Anatomy and Physiology Essentials BIO125 Lab .5 4. Outcomes: • Demonstrate professional written and verbal communication skills • Resolve complex problems independently and ethically • Demonstrate knowledge of the psychological and sociological dimensions of human behavior and crime • Identify basic concepts relating to law enforcement. 2012 Organizational Behavior Introduction to Criminal Justice .

CJUS201 CJUS253 CJUS263 CJUS300 CJUS342 CJUS343 CJUS365 CJUS375 CJUS440 CJUS448 CJUS475 or CJUS480 HRMT215 IT254 PBAD201 PBAD301 PSYC337 PSYC436 SOCL350 UNIV201 Law Enforcement Operations and Report Writing Homeland Security American Corrections Victimology Juvenile Delinquency Criminology Criminal Law Criminal Procedure The Laws of Evidence Criminal Investigation Internship Criminal Justice Capstone Management of Human Resources Spreadsheet Applications Public Administration Grant Writing Basics Abnormal Psychology in the Workplace Introduction to Criminal Profiling Social Psychology Career Planning and Management 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 84 Courses: Concentration CJFI360 Introduction to Criminalistics CJFI410 Advanced Crime Scene Forensics CJFI420 Forensic Photography & Crime Scene Documentation CJFI430 Medico-Legal Death Investigations CJFI440 Bones. Bugs & Teeth – The Recovery of Human Remains CJFI451 Introduction to Ridgeology CJUS460 Interview and Interrogation ELE Select 4 credit hours of electives from the list provided Total Credits: Courses: Elective Choices CHE105 Introduction to Chemistry CJFI455 Courtroom Presentation of Scientific Evidence CJFI456 Forensic Investigation of Dynamic Events CJFI457 Taphonomy – Applied Decomposition Research CJHS311 Study of Alcohol Use and Abuse CJUS380 White Collar and Financial Crimes LANG100 Survival Spanish 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 182 5 4 4 4 5 4 4 Effective October 7. 2012 Page 145 .

5 LITR201 Literature: A Reflection of Life 4. • Utilize fundamental concepts of research and analysis as they apply to Homeland Security and Emergency Management. including sociology.Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Homeland Security and Emergency Management Concentration (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) To help students prepare to play a role in the vital effort to protect our nation. • Apply strategies in the areas of intelligence. intelligence.5 MATH301 Data Driven Statistics 4. • Apply fundamental concepts of Constitutional Law and Public Policy to Homeland Security and Emergency Management. among others.5 ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking 4.5 ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research 4. • Apply concepts of ethics and diversity as they relate to homeland security and emergency management.5 GOVT201 American Government and Public Affairs 4. and strategic planning. • Demonstrate knowledge of Technology and Critical Infrastructure protection as they apply to Homeland Security and Emergency Management. and other knowledge needed in a wide range of government and private organizations.5 MATH106 Algebra for Business 4. • Perform risk analysis and create emergency plans and strategic communications plans as they apply to Homeland Security and Emergency Management.5 SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences 4. 2012 Page 146 . Outcomes: • Apply the fundamentals of homeland security and emergency management to create plans.5 SOCL120 Sociology: Understanding Groups 4.5 Effective October 7. Students will also have the opportunity to develop essential skills in ethics.Science and Technology 1.5 PSYC101 Psychology: Understanding Individuals 4. CTU developed the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice – Homeland Security and Emergency Management (BSCJ-HEM) program for the Online platform with the guidance of the Center for Homeland Defense and Security. critical infrastructure. technology. and science.5 IT101 Computers and Information Technology Literacy 4. Naval Postgraduate School. analyze risk.5 CJUS261 Ethics in Criminal Justice 4. • Consolidate and utilize ideas across a range of disciplines.5 BIO112 Lab.5 SCI103 Lab. terrorism and counterterrorism to Homeland Security and Emergency Management case scenarios. It’s “All-Hazards” approach to Homeland Security training and education is designed to help students acquire an in-depth understanding of emergency management.Human Body 1. terrorism. critical thinking. communications. and propose solutions.5 ENGL201 Principles of Professional Writing 4. Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness 4. politics.

Ideologies and Goals Introduction to Emergency Management Introduction to Homeland Security Strategy Introduction to Homeland Security and Emergency Management Technologies and Applications HR and Administrative Issues in Homeland Security and Emergency Management Understanding Critical Infrastructures Comparative Approaches to Event Management Interagency Relationships in Homeland Security Private Sector Role in Homeland Security Research Methodology and Policy Analysis Advanced Application of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Technologies Emergent Topics in Homeland Security and Emergency Management Introduction to Intelligence Counterintelligence Constitutional Law and Public Policy Analysis The Psychology of Fear Management and Terrorism Strategic Planning and Budgeting for Homeland Security and Emergency Management Planning for Homeland Security and Emergency Management Local Emergency Management and Civil Preparedness Advanced Application of Intelligence in Homeland Security Evaluating Risk in Critical Infrastructure Knowledge Into Practice: Communications and Emergency Planning Introductory Business Practices Career Planning and Management Total Program Credits: Effective October 7. 2012 Page 147 .5 66 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 116 182 Introduction to Criminal Justice Homeland Security Criminal Law Criminology Criminal Procedure Terrorism: Origins.UNIV104 Courses: Core CJUS141 CJUS253 CJUS290 CJUS343 CJUS375 HLS110 HLS120 HLS200 HLS210 HLS300 HLS305 HLS310 HLS315 HLS320 HLS325 HLS330 HLS340 HLS350 HLS360 HLS400 HLS410 HLS420 HLS430 HLS450 HLS460 HLS470 HLS480 MGMT115 UNIV201 Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective 4.

5 4.5 4.5 MATH102 Introduction to College Math MATH106 Algebra for Business PSYC101 Psychology: Understanding Individuals SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences SCI103 Lab.5 1.5 1.5 4.5 4.5 66 4 4 4 Effective October 7.5 4. while equipping the student with a Human Services core that will prepare the student for Human Services work in the Criminal Justice context.Science and Technology SOCL120 Sociology: Understanding Groups UNIV104 Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective Courses: Core CJUS141 Introduction to Criminal Justice CJUS201 Law Enforcement Operations and Report Writing CJUS253 Homeland Security 4.5 4. Students will also have the opportunity to gain valuable experience provided through the Internship component of the program. the student will complete the coursework needed for professional work in chemical dependency.5 4. and corrections.5 4. 2012 Page 148 . Outcomes: • Demonstrate professional written and verbal communication skills • Resolve complex problems independently and ethically • Demonstrate knowledge of the psychological and sociological dimensions of human behavior and crime • Demonstrate competency in the key areas of the criminal justice system • Demonstrate knowledge of the core activities and skills of the Human Services professional in the context of the criminal justice system • Demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills of the chemical dependency professional • Examine and integrate the emerging trends in the criminal justice system Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab.5 4. Additionally. Special emphasis is placed on working with youth.Human Body CJUS261 Ethics in Criminal Justice ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL201 Principles of Professional Writing IT101 Computers and Information Technology Literacy GOVT201 American Government and Public Affairs LITR201 Literature: A Reflection of Life4. the courts.5 4.Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Human Services Concentration The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with concentration in Human Services (BSCJ-HS) is designed to provide a solid foundation in law enforcement.5 4.5 4.

Judges and lawyers rely on court reporters to Effective October 7. 2012. this program is no longer available for future enrollments The Bachelor of Science in Court Reporting (BSCR) degree program offers those who are looking for a career inside the courts and law community an exciting combination of reporting skills. and communication expertise that will maximize career opportunities available for court reporting and free.Special Topics CJHS411 Foundations of Individual Counseling CJHS421 Foundations of Group Counseling CJHS425 Introduction to Family Counseling CJHS480 CJ – Human Services Capstone PSYC301 Child and Adolescent Psychopathology Total Program Credits Students attending a physical campus may be required to take preparatory courses: ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 Bachelor of Science in Court Reporting Effective January 8. business background.CJUS263 CJUS280 CJUS285 CJUS290 CJUS343 CJUS375 CJUS440 PBAD201 PBAD301 PSYC337 SOCL350 UNIV201 American Corrections Victimology Juvenile Delinquency Criminal Law Criminology Criminal Procedure The Laws of Evidence Public Administration Grant Writing Basics Abnormal Psychology in the Workplace Social Psychology Career Planning and Management 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 60 4 5 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 57 183 Courses: Concentration CJHS300 Human Service Practice in the Criminal Justice Setting CJHS311 Study of Alcohol Use and Abuse CJHS315 Child Abuse CJHS320 Alcohol & Drug Treatment Continuum CJHS325 Drug Use and Abuse CJHS337 Ethics for the CD Counselor CJHS399 Chemical Dependency Elective .lancing along with laying a foundation for closed captioning work as well. 2012 Page 149 .

the student shall take and must successfully pass ENGL080 with a C or better. the student shall retake the Accuplacer exam to achieve a score of 88. Students attempting admission to the Court Reporting program will complete admission criteria prior to starting CRPT100-Realtime Theory I. and professional skills along with technical knowledge and expertise will prepare you for positions of responsibility in the day. Accuplacer score of 88 on English exam. 2012 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Page 150 . and 180 wpm literary with 97% accuracy Admission Requirements 1. Outcomes: • Demonstrate professional written and verbal communication skills • Resolve complex problems in the reporting profession independently and ethically • Read and write stenography in real-time on a computer-compatible stenography machine with proficiency and accuracy • Identify the components of a transcription production business.to. and billing procedures • Identify the responsibilities of the court reporter in a variety of settings • Demonstrate appropriate knowledge of the courts and the civil and criminal systems of law • Prepare accurate transcripts for a variety of court proceedings that includes multiple speakers. If the score is less than 88. witnesses.day workings of the legal system. management. Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation MATH060 Pre-Algebra MATH080 Elementary Algebra Courses: General Education BIO122 Anatomy and Physiology ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT105 Information and Technology Literacy IT254 Spreadsheet Applications LITR220 Values in World Literature Effective October 7. Prior to admission to the Court Reporting program. Upon successful completion of ENGL080.provide the authoritative record in court proceedings. applicants must demonstrate an Accuplacer score of 88 in the English exam. and technical material utilizing a CAT system • Identify and demonstrate the roles and responsibilities of the reporting professional as applied in the practicum setting • Use technology appropriate to the court reporting profession • Write and transcribe a simulated RPR skills test at the following speeds: 225 wpm testimony. Failure to achieve a score of 88 on the Accuplacer after the second attempt (after taking ENGL080) will result in denial of admission to the Court Reporting program. such as transcript format and filing requirements. 2. 200 wpm jury charge. The program’s emphasis on communication skills. Type 40 words per minute.

Effective October 7. 2012 Page 151 . English Composition II.MATH143 MATH306 MGMT115 PHIL310 PSYC100 SOCL101 Courses: Core ACCT201 CJUS365 CJUS440 ECON201 HSS121 INTD340 PALS225 PALS230 PALS325 PBAD200 SOCL356 Business Algebra Computer Assisted Statistics Introductory Business Practices Ethics Introduction to Psychology Introduction to Sociology 4 4 4 4 4 4 60 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 44 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 68 8 180 Accounting I Criminal Law The Laws of Evidence Macroeconomics Medical Terminology Career Planning Civil Litigation I Contract Law Civil Litigation II American Government American Diversity Courses: Concentration CRPT100 Realtime Theory I CRPT102 Realtime Theory II CRPT104 Realtime Theory III CRPT200 Realtime Writing I CRPT201 Vocabulary for Court Reporters CRPT202 Realtime Writing II CRPT250 Punctuation and Proofreading CRPT300 Realtime Writing III CRPT302 Realtime Writing IV CRPT350 Legal Procedures and Terminology CRPT400 Realtime Writing V CRPT405 Computer-Aided Transcription CRPT410 Realtime Writing VI CRPT414 Reporting Procedures and Business Applications CRPT450 Realtime Writing VII CRPT460 Realtime Writing VIII CRPT475 Internship/Externship Courses: Electives ELE Select a minimum of 8 credit hours from upper division courses Total Program Credits: ENGL112. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education. is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Dean or Chair.

document preparation.Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies Effective May 20. Outcomes: • Analyze complex facts • Demonstrate a well-rounded knowledge base in key areas of law • Demonstrate competence in legal research and writing • Distinguish the role of the paralegal from the lawyer and the ethical guidelines for paralegal • Demonstrate knowledge of the legal processes and the courts • Demonstrate proficiency in tasks common to paralegal practice such as client interviews. fact gathering. this program is no longer available for future enrollments The Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies degree (BSPS) provides the student with advanced study in critical areas of legal work along with the technical and communication skills necessary for success in this competitive field. 2012 . and case management Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 Courses: General Education BIO122 Anatomy and Physiology ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT105 Information and Technology Literacy IT254 Spreadsheet Applications LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PHIL310 Ethics SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 60 Page 152 Effective October 7. The BSPS will prepare students for a life-long career working in the legal community and is an excellent choice for those considering law school in the future. 2012.

Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education. Effective October 7. Wills & Estates PALS315 Advanced Legal Research & Writing PALS325 Civil Litigation II PALS330 Paralegal Studies Practicum PALS400 Uniform Commercial Code and Securities Regulations PALS425 Debtor/Creditor PALS450 Intellectual Property PALS475 or Internship PALS480 Capstone 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 68 180 Total Program Credits: ENGL112. 2012 Page 153 . Dean or Chair. English Composition II.Courses: Core ACCT201 CJUS365 CJUS375 CJUS440 CJUS448 HRMT310 HRMT330 HSS121 HSS300 INTD340 LANG100 PBAD200 SOCL356 Accounting I Criminal Law Criminal Procedure The Laws of Evidence Criminal Investigation Human Resource Management HRM Legal Environment Medical Terminology Healthcare Law and Regulations Career Planning Survival Spanish American Government American Diversity 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 52 Courses: Concentration PALS200 Introduction to Paralegal Practice & Ethics PALS215 Legal Research & Writing PALS216 Legal Technology PALS225 Civil Litigation I PALS226 Torts PALS230 Contract Law PALS250 Commercial Law PALS265 Property / Real Estate PALS275 Family Law PALS285 Trusts. is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses.

5 4.5 4.5 4.5 MATH102 Introduction to College Math MATH106 Algebra for Business PSYC101 Psychology: Understanding Individuals SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences SCI103 Lab.5 4.5 1.5 4. 2012 .5 4.5 4. law and courts. and corrections and parole. The program also addresses juvenile delinquency and the juvenile justice system.5 4.5 4.Science and Technology SOCL120 Sociology: Understanding Groups UNIV104 Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective 4 4 4 4 4. Outcomes: • Describe and explain the fundamental concepts and elements of the criminal justice system • Identify different forms of human behavior within the context of the criminal justice system • Demonstrate effective writing skills • Explain diversity and ethics within society Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation IT080 Introduction to Computing MATH060 Pre-Algebra MATH080 Elementary Algebra Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab.Associate of Science in Criminal Justice The Associate of Science in Criminal Justice (ASCJ) program is designed to prepare graduates to enter into the criminal justice profession in a variety of first-tier positions.5 1.Human Body CJUS261 Ethics in Criminal Justice ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research GOVT201 American Government and Public Affairs LITR201 Literature: A Reflection of Life 4. Students will be exposed to the foundational areas of the discipline: investigation and law enforcement.5 57 Courses: Core CJUS141 CJUS201 CJUS253 CJUS263 CJUS275 Introduction to Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Operations and Report Writing Homeland Security American Corrections Security Management 4 4 4 4 4 Page 154 Effective October 7.5 4.

this program is no longer available for future enrollments (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The Associate of Science in Criminal Justice (ASCJ) degree program for the Online platform is designed to prepare graduates to enter into the criminal justice profession in a variety of first-tier positions. The program also addresses juvenile delinquency and the juvenile justice system. Outcome: Core • Describe and explain the fundamental concepts and elements of the criminal justice system • Identify different forms of human behavior within the context of the criminal justice system • Demonstrate effective writing skills • Explain diversity and ethics within society Courses: General Education ENG111 English Composition I ENG112 English Composition II ENG210 Professional Communications LTR215 World Literature MAT105 Business Math MAT143 Business Algebra PBAD200 American Government PSY105 Psychology SCI205 Environmental Science SOC205 Sociology UNIV101 Building Your Success Strategy Plan INTD241 Career Planning and Professional Skills Courses: Core CJUS141 CJUS201 CJUS253 CJUS260 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 48 4 4 4 4 Effective October 7. Students will be exposed to the foundational areas of the discipline: investigation and law enforcement. 2010. 2012 Introduction to Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Operations and Report Writing Homeland Security Criminal Justice Ethics Page 155 . law and courts. and corrections and parole.CJUS280 CJUS285 CJUS290 CJUS343 Victimology Juvenile Delinquency Criminal Law Criminology 4 4 4 4 36 93 Total Program Credits: Associate of Science in Criminal Justice Effective November 14.

and 180 wpm literary with 97% accuracy Admission Requirements 1. applicants must demonstrate an Accuplacer score of 88 in the English exam. the student shall retake the Accuplacer exam to achieve a score of 88. this program is no longer available for future enrollments The Associate of Science in Court Reporting (ASCR) degree will train the student in the skills necessary to enter a career in the heart of the legal system. Outcomes: • Demonstrate professional written and verbal communication skills • Read and write stenography in realtime on a computer-compatible stenography machine with proficiency and accuracy • Identify the components of a transcription production business such as transcript format and filing requirements. Prior to admission to the Court Reporting program. Failure to achieve a score of 88 on the Accuplacer after the second attempt (after taking ENGL080) will result in denial of Effective October 7. If the score is less than 88. the ASCR degree will introduce the student to closed-captioning and other business opportunities.CJUS263 CJUS275 CJUS280 CJUS285 CJUS290 MPM210 American Corrections Security Management Victimology Juvenile Delinquency Criminal Law Introduction to Project Management 4 4 4 4 4 6 42 90 Total Program Credits: Associate of Science in Court Reporting Effective January 8. Upon successful completion of ENGL080. and technical material utilizing a CAT system • Identify and demonstrate the roles and responsibilities of the reporting professional as applied to the practicum setting • Use technology appropriate to the court reporting profession • Write and transcribe a simulated RPR skills test at the following speeds: 225 wpm testimony. the student shall take and must successfully pass ENGL080 with a C or better. 200 wpm jury charge. 2012 Page 156 . entry-level proficiencies needed to work as a free-lance court reporter or a court reporter within the court systems. This extended Associate degree will help ensure that the student is able to spend the time needed to gain the accuracy and proficiency for certification and allows the student to proceed directly to the completion of a Bachelor’s degree. The student will acquire the basic. witnesses. Additionally. Accuplacer score of 88 on English exam. and billing procedures • Identify the responsibilities of the court reporter in a variety of settings • Demonstrate entry level understanding of the courts and the civil and criminal systems of law • Prepare accurate transcripts for a variety of court proceedings that includes multiple speakers. 2012.

Students attempting admission to the Court Reporting program will complete admission criteria prior to starting CRPT100-Realtime Theory I. Type 40 words per minute. Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation MATH060 Pre-Algebra MATH080 Elementary Algebra Courses: General Education BIO122 Anatomy and Physiology ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT105 Information and Technology Literacy MATH143 Business Algebra MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology Courses: Core CJUS365 CJUS440 HSS121 PALS225 PBAD200 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 4 4 4 4 4 20 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Page 157 Criminal Law The Laws of Evidence Medical Terminology Civil Litigation I American Government Courses: Concentration CRPT100 Realtime Theory I CRPT102 Realtime Theory II CRPT104 Realtime Theory III CRPT200 Realtime Writing I CRPT201 Vocabulary for Court Reporters CRPT202 Realtime Writing II CRPT250 Punctuation and Proofreading CRPT300 Realtime Writing III CRPT302 Realtime Writing IV CRPT350 Legal Procedures and Terminology CRPT400 Realtime Writing V CRPT405 Computer-Aided Transcription CRPT410 Realtime Writing VI CRPT414 Reporting Procedures and Business Applications CRPT450 Realtime Writing VII CRPT460 Realtime Writing VIII Effective October 7. admission to the Court Reporting program. 2012 .2.

Dean or Chair. English Composition II. Students will be trained in the skills and knowledge required for providing quality legal assistance to the increasing number of organizations and law firms needing such services.CRPT475 Internship/Externship 4 64 120 Total Program Credits: ENGL112. and communication skills necessary to paralegal work in addition to providing a foundation of legal knowledge. briefs. memoranda. Outcomes: • Apply the ethical obligations of paralegals • Identify resources for continuing professional development and lifelong learning • Apply fundamental legal concepts governing substantive and procedural areas of law • Create and execute a legal research plan • Compose organized and well-written correspondence. 2012. is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. critical thinking. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education. research. this program is no longer available for future enrollments The Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies degree (ASPS)is designed specifically to develop the organizational. and other legal documents • Employ effective written and oral communication skills • Utilize technology and applications commonly found in legal practice • Complete assigned tasks in accordance with applicable office procedures and practices Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation IT080 Introduction to Computing MATH060 Pre-Algebra MATH080 Elementary Algebra Courses: General Education ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II HIST210 World History and Culture I INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT105 Information and Technology Literacy LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra Effective October 7. writing. 2012 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 Page 158 . Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies Effective May 20.

is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Dean or Chair. and communication skills necessary to paralegal work in addition to providing a foundation of legal knowledge. writing. English Composition II. 2010.Courses: Core ACCT201 CJUS365 MGMT115 PBAD200 Accounting I Criminal Law Introductory Business Practices American Government 4 4 4 4 16 Courses: Concentration PALS200 Introduction to Paralegal Practice & Ethics PALS215 Legal Research & Writing PALS216 Legal Technology PALS225 Civil Litigation I PALS226 Torts PALS230 Contract Law PALS250 Commercial Law PALS265 Property / Real Estate PALS275 Family Law PALS285 Trusts. critical thinking. this program is no longer available for future enrollments (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies (ASPS) degree program for the Online platform is designed specifically to develop the organizational. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education. 2012 Page 159 . Wills & Estates PALS325 Civil Litigation II PALS330 Paralegal Studies Practicum 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 48 93 Total Program Credits: ENGL112. Students will be trained in the skills and knowledge required for providing quality legal assistance to the increasing number of organizations and law firms needing such services. research. Outcome: Core • Apply the ethical obligations of paralegals • Identify resources for continuing professional development and lifelong learning • Apply fundamental legal concepts governing substantive and procedural areas of law • Create and execute a legal research plan Effective October 7. Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies Effective October 3.

Effective October 7. this program is no longer available for future enrollments The Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice (AASCJ) program is designed to prepare graduates to enter into the criminal justice profession in a variety of first-tier positions. law and courts. and other legal documents Employ effective written and oral communication skills Utilize technology and applications commonly found in legal practice Complete assigned tasks in accordance with applicable office procedures and practices 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 40 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Courses: General Education ENG111 English Composition I ENG112 English Composition II ENG210 Professional Communications UNIV101 Building Your Success Strategy Plan INTD241 Career Planning and Professional Skills LTR215 World Literature MAT105 Business Math MAT143 Business Algebra PBAD200 American Government SCI205 Environmental Science Courses: Core CJUS290 PALS200 PALS215 PALS216 PALS220 PALS225 PALS226 PALS230 PALS250 PALS265 PALS275 Criminal Law Introduction to Paralegal Practice & Ethics Legal Research & Writing Legal Technology Legal Research & Writing II Civil Litigation I Torts Contract Law Commercial Law Property / Real Estate Family Law PALS285 PALS325 Trusts.• • • • Compose organized and well-written correspondence. 2012 Page 160 . and corrections and parole. 2011. The program also addresses juvenile delinquency and the juvenile justice system. Wills & Estates Civil Litigation II 4 4 52 92 Total Program Credits: Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice Effective July 26. briefs. Students will be exposed to the foundational areas of the discipline: investigation and law enforcement. memoranda.

Exceptions to this policy .Outcomes: • Describe and explain the fundamental concepts and elements of the criminal justice system • Identify different forms of human behavior within the context of the criminal justice system • Demonstrate effective writing skills • Explain diversity and ethics within society Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation IT080 Introduction to Computing MATH060 Pre-Algebra MATH080 Elementary Algebra Courses: General Education ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT105 Information and Technology Literacy LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology Courses: Core BADM305 BIO122 ECON201 ENGL200 HUMN200 IT235 IT254 SOCL101 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 92 Page 161 Organizational Behavior Anatomy and Physiology Macroeconomics Professional Writing Art and Music Appreciation Database Applications With Access Spreadsheet Applications Introduction to Sociology Courses: Concentration CJUS141 Introduction to Criminal Justice CJUS201 Law Enforcement Operations and Report Writing CJUS253 Homeland Security CJUS263 American Corrections CJUS300 Victimology CJUS342 Juvenile Delinquency CJUS365 Criminal Law Total Program Credits: Effective October 7. English Composition II. is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. 2012 ENGL112.

social. manufacturability. component. environmental. The educational objectives of the BSCE program are to provide graduates with: 1) the discipline and expertise to a sufficient degree to be productive. they may be called on to develop software. health and safety. and societal context • A recognition of the need for.5 4. formulate. or design wired or wireless networks. skills. Baltimore. political. Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering The Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering (BSCE) degree program is designed to prepare graduates to enter one of the newest and most exciting engineering fields. and engineering • An ability to design and conduct experiments. • A knowledge of contemporary issues • An ability to use the techniques. or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic. Suite 1050. The BSCE program at the CTU Colorado Springs campus is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. and 2) academic preparation for entry into the Master of Science in Computer Engineering (MSCE) program.5 4.5 4. 111 Market Place. and sustainability • An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams • An ability to identify. Dean or Chair. science. and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice Courses: Preparatory CS104 ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 MATH103 MATH114 MATH116 Problem Solving Concepts With C++ English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra College Algebra Analytic Trigonometry Foundations of Calculus 4 4 4 4 4 4 4. Computer engineers are not only involved in the design of the computer hardware essential to today’s world.5 5 4.5 Courses: General Education CHE105 Introduction to Chemistry ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL203 Professional Speech Communications Effective October 7.must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education. entry-level computer engineers within the industry. and solve engineering problems • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility • An ability to communicate effectively • The broad education necessary to understanding the impact of engineering solutions in a global. Outcomes: • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics. economic. 2012 Page 162 . program microprocessors. environmental. MD 21202-4012 – telephone (410)347-7700. and an ability to engage in life-long learning. as well as to analyze and interpret data • An ability to design a system. ethical.

Mechanics Physics II – Heat.5 4.5 4.5 70 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 5 4 5 4 5 123 193 Page 163 Computer Architecture Advanced Computer Architecture Programming With C++ Introduction to UNIX Intermediate C++ Programming Data Structures Operating Systems Software Engineering Methods Object Oriented Methods Introduction to Engineering Circuit Analysis I Digital Design I Embedded Microcontrollers CMOS Design Circuit Analysis II Advanced Circuit Analysis Digital Design II Electronic Design I Advanced Digital System Design Product Design I Product Design II Web Development I Introduction to Networking Differential Equations Linear Algebra Probability and Statistics Project Management Tools Solid State Physics Effective October 7.5 4. 2012 .5 4.5 5 5 4.ENGL206 HIST101 UNIV104 or HUMNELE MATH203 MATH205 MATH207 PHIL306 PHY211 PHY212 PSYC101 SOCL120 Courses: Core CE242 CE412 CS115 CS146 CS215 CS230 CS340 CS366 CS376 EE110 EE221 EE252 EE312 EE325 EE331 EE341 EE352 EE375 EE472 EE490 EE491 EM208 IT200 MATH302 MATH304 MATH366 PM220 PHY350 Total Program Credits: Technical and Professional Writing Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective Applications of Discrete Mathematics Differential Calculus Integral Calculus Ethics for the Information Age Physics I . Light and Sound Psychology: Understanding Individuals Sociology: Understanding Groups 4.5 5 5 4.

computer science and software engineering are among the fastest growing career fields in the United States.The BSCE program at the CTU Colorado Springs campus is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. Bachelor of Science in Computer Science According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.5 4. 111 Market Place. Technology is pervasive and will continue to touch our lives on a daily basis. operating systems.5 4.Human Body ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL206 Technical and Professional Writing HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century IT101 Computers and Information Technology Literacy LITR201 or Literature: A Reflection of Life HUMN201 Introduction to the Fine Arts MATH112 Analytic College Algebra MATH114 Analytic Trigonometry MATH116 Foundations for Calculus MATH203 Applications of Discrete Mathematics PHIL306 or Ethics for the Information Age PHIL301 Ethics for Professionals Effective October 7.5 4. Baltimore.5 4. Outcomes: • Program in at least one high level programming language using programming fundamentals. which include proficiency in another high level language and in database systems Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4.5 4.5 4. algorithms. as well as knowledge of computer system architecture and the software system engineering process.5 4. operating systems and networking.5 4.5 1. The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BSCS) program contains a set of core courses which are designed to provide an understanding of the varied aspects of technology. data structures.5 Page 164 Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab .5 4. including Internet technology • Implement the goals and techniques of software engineering • Demonstrate effective use of technical and professional communication • Extend the breadth of computer science knowledge through the completion of various technical options. MD 21202-4012 – telephone: (410) 347-7700.5 4. and network-centric computing. 2012 . and complexity • Examine computer architecture. Suite 1050.5 4. abstraction modeling for problem solving.5 4.

5 4.5 75 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 12 4 108 183 SCI103 Lab .5 1.Science and Technology UNIV104 or HUMNELE Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective Courses: Core CE242 CS104 CS115 or CS116 CS146 CS215 or CS216 CS230 CS250 CS265 CS340 CS346 CS366 or SWE410 CS376 CS381 CS382 CS383 CS481 CS482 EM208 IT200 IT300 MATH201 MATH304 PM220 TECH ELE ELE Computer Architecture Problem Solving Concepts With C++ Programming With C++ C# Programming Introduction to UNIX Intermediate C++ Programming Intermediate C# Programming Data Structures Fundamentals of Database Systems Algorithms Operating Systems User Interface Design Software Engineering Methods Software Processes Object Oriented Methods Software Requirements Engineering Software Design Software Testing Computer Science Project I Software Engineering Capstone II Web Development I Introduction to Networking Computer Networks and Communications Calculus I Linear Algebra Project Management Tools Select 12 credits of approved technical electives Programming Breadth elective: Select CS246 or CS316 Total Program Credits: Effective October 7. 2012 Page 165 .5 4.PSYC101 or SOCL120 SCI101 Psychology: Understanding Individuals Sociology: Understanding Groups Introduction to the Sciences 4.

this program is no longer available for future enrollments A key requirement in today’s technical environment is to protect organizational systems from theft of data. and preparation of implementation plans for those policies • Identify and apply the fundamental knowledge needed to secure computer systems using available hardware and software English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Page 166 Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 Courses: General Education CS250 Fundamentals of Database Systems ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL210 Professional Speaking ENGL240 or Professional Communication for Technical Careers ENGL200 Professional Writing Effective October 7. This program will expose students to essential skills. Outcomes: • Explain network communication protocols and the supporting network hardware • Demonstrate proficiency in a current programming language • Explain the importance of security in an organization as well as security architecture for common computer platforms and applications • Describe the relationship between criminal law and computer and cybercrime and concepts for collecting.Bachelor of Science in Computer Systems Security Effective May 20. Students will study the essentials of computer systems security including network security. Today’s technical industry is growing at a fast pace. formulation of security policies. techniques. and wireless security. unauthorized change or access. The Bachelor of Science in Computer Systems Security (BSCSS) program provides students with a comprehensive knowledge and skills in various aspects of System Security as it relates to computer systems. recovering and preserving forensic evidence • Identify computer systems security problems and configure security solutions to solve those • Explain current regulations. contingency planning and disaster recovery. 2012. analyzing. 2012 . monitoring and detection techniques. and knowledge necessary to deploy and manage security systems and configure security solutions. Web. treaties and laws of other countries regarding legal aspects of computer systems security • Demonstrate an understanding of analysis and evaluation of security risks. and other acts of crime. Internet and e-Commerce security. statutes. and it is essential that industries keep abreast of the latest changes and be prepared to combat computer crime that are enabled by new advances in technology bring about.

2012 World History Since 1500 World History and Culture I Art and Music Appreciation Creating Academic and Professional Success Spreadsheet Applications College Algebra Computer Assisted Statistics Introductory Business Practices Ethics for the Technology Age Ethics Introduction to Psychology Environmental Science 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 64 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Page 167 Computer Architecture Introduction to Criminal Justice Criminal Law Problem Solving Concepts With C++ Programming With C++ C# Programming Introduction to UNIX Intermediate C++ Programming Intermediate C# Programming Data Structures Algorithms Operating Systems Introduction to Computer Security Principles of Network Security Security Risk Management Vulnerability Assessment and Management Process Engineering Computer Forensics I Computer Forensics II Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning Security Policy and Leadership Security Capstone Web Development I Web Site/Portfolio Development Fundamentals of Networking Computer Networks and Communications Trigonometry Pre-Calculus Discrete Mathematics Calculus I Linear Algebra .HIST150 or HIST210 HUMN200 INTD111 IT254 MATH103 MATH306 MGMT115 PHIL340 or PHIL310 PSYC100 SCI205 Courses: Core CE242 CJUS141 CJUS365 CS104 CS115 or CS116 CS146 CS215 or CS 216 CS230 CS265 CS340 CSS150 CSS200 CSS250 CSS300 CSS320 CSS350 CSS351 CSS380 CSS440 CSS450 EM208 or EBUS208 IT205 IT300 MATH104 MATH115 MATH200 MATH201 MATH304 Effective October 7.

ethical. From global positioning technology that can track the location of a vehicle. and solve engineering problems • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility • An ability to communicate effectively • The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global. or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic. and an ability to engage in life-long learning • A knowledge of contemporary issues • An ability to use the techniques. entry-level electrical engineers within the industry. formulate. 2012 Page 168 . environmental. health and safety. Outcomes: • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics. The BSEE program at the CTU Colorado Springs campus is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. as well as to analyze and interpret data • An ability to design a system. and engineering • An ability to design and conduct experiments. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering The Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) degree program is designed to prepare graduates to enter what is arguably the most diverse and useful engineering discipline in our world today. economic. electrical engineers are responsible for some of the world’s most exciting technological breakthroughs. Dean or Chair. environmental. and sustainability • An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams • An ability to identify.5 Effective October 7. science. Baltimore. political. 111 Market Place. skills. MD 21202-4012 – telephone: (410)347-7700.5 4. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education. and 2) the academic preparation for entry into the Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE) program. The educational objectives of the BSEE Program are to provide graduates with: 1) discipline and expertise to a sufficient degree to be productive. manufacturability. Suite 1050. and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice Courses: Preparatory CS104 ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 MATH112 MATH114 Problem Solving Concepts With C++ English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra Analytic College Algebra Analytic Trigonometry 4 4 4 4 4 4. component. societal. and societal context • A recognition of the need for. integrated circuit (IC) chips that power today’s wireless technologies. to sub-micron.PM220 Total Program Credits: Project Management Tools 4 116 180 ENGL112. is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. English Composition II.

2012 .5 5 5 4.5 4.MATH116 Foundations for Calculus 4.Mechanics PHY212 Physics II – Heat.5 4.5 70 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 5 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 5 4 5 5 Page 169 Courses: General Education CHE105 Introduction to Chemistry ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL203 Professional Speech Communications ENGL206 Technical and Professional Writing HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century UNIV104 or Academic and Career Success or HUMNELE Humanities Elective LITR201 or Introduction to World Literature or HUMN201 Introduction to the Fine Arts MATH205 Differential Calculus MATH207 Integral Calculus PHIL306 Ethics for the Information Age PHY211 Physics I .5 4.5 4.5 5 5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4. Light and Sound PSYC101 Psychology: Understanding Individuals SOCL120 Sociology: Understanding Groups Courses: Core CE242 CS115 EE110 EE221 EE252 EE312 EE325 EE331 EE335 EE341 EE343 EE352 EE375 EE395 EE415 EE443 EE463 EE490 EE491 EM208 MATH302 MATH304 MATH366 PHY340 Computer Architecture Programming With C++ Introduction to Engineering Circuit Analysis I Digital Design I Embedded Microcontrollers CMOS Design Circuit Analysis II Advanced Engineering Mathematics Advanced Circuit Analysis Signals and Systems Digital Design II Electronic Design I Electronic Design II Advanced Electronic Design II Communication Systems I Communications Systems II Product Design I Product Design II Web Development I Differential Equations Linear Algebra Probability and Statistics Electromagnetics Effective October 7.5 5 4.

Baltimore. 111 Market Place. as well as to analyze and interpret data • An ability to design a system. The educational objectives of the BSSE program are to provide graduates with: 1) sufficient discipline and expertise to be productive. or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints Effective October 7. and engineering • An ability to design and conduct experiments. component. implementation. Outcomes: • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics. testing. As software systems grow in size and complexity. This program engages students in the entire software development lifecycle effort including requirements. this program is no longer available for future enrollments The Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering (BSSE) degree program is designed to prepare graduates to enter the expanding domain of software as an engineering discipline. Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering Effective May 20. MD 21202-4012 – telephone: (410) 347-7700. rigorous approaches are required. risk analysis. architecture.PHY350 Solid State Physics 5 115 Courses: Electives ELE Select two courses. Suite 1050. deployment and finally software evolution. 2012. entry-level software engineers within industry. more disciplined. from the list of Senior level EE elective courses Total Program Credits: Elective Choices: EE472 Advanced Digital System Design EE473 Communication System Design EE474 Controls Systems Design EE475 Advanced Electronic Systems Design EE476 Systems Design (Special Topic) EE477 Power Systems Design EE479 Advanced Systems Design (System Design Continuation) EE495 Advanced Research and Study in Electrical Engineering EE499 Special Topics in Electrical Engineering 8 193 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 1-6 1-6 The BSEE program at the CTU Colorado Springs campus is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. 2012 Page 170 . and 2) the academic preparation for entry into the Master of Science in Computer Science with a concentration in Software Engineering (MSCS-SE) program. detailed design. for a total of 8 credits. science.

and an ability to engage in life-long learning A knowledge of contemporary issues. and sustainability An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams An ability to identify. environmental. and societal context A recognition of the need for. social. political.Mechanics PSYC100 or Introduction to Psychology SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology SWE311 The Software Engineering Profession Courses: Core CE242 CS115 or CS116 Effective October 7. economic. skills. health and safety. formulate. ethical. and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice Problem Solving Concepts With C++ English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra College Algebra Trigonometry Pre-Calculus 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 4 5 4 4 62 Courses: Preparatory CS104 ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 MATH103 MATH104 MATH115 Courses: General Education CS250 Fundamentals of Database Systems ECON202 Microeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL210 Professional Speaking ENGL240 Professional Communication for Technical Careers HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I HUMN200 or Art and Music Appreciation LITR220 Values in World Literature INTD121 Introduction to the Design Process MATH201 Calculus I MATH366 Probability and Statistics PHIL340 Ethics for the Technology Age PHY211 Physics I . 2012 Computer Architecture Programming With C++ C# Programming 4 4 Page 171 .• • • • • • • • such as economic. An ability to use the techniques. environmental. and solve engineering problems An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility An ability to communicate effectively The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global. manufacturability.

CS215 or CS216 CS230 CS265 CS340 CS346 CS376 CS381 CS382 CS383 CSS150 EM208 IT200 MATH200 MATH202 MATH300 MATH304 MATH465 PHY212 SWE345 SWE400 SWE410 SWE420 SWE440 SWE481 SWE482 Intermediate C++ Programming Intermediate C# Programming Data Structures Algorithms Operating Systems User Interface Design Object Oriented Methods Software Requirements Engineering Software Design Software Testing Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I Introduction to Networking Discrete Mathematics Calculus II Advanced Discrete Mathematics Linear Algebra Formal Methods for Software Engineering Physics II – Heat. 2012 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 Page 172 . Light and Sound Survey of Programming Languages Software Construction Software Processes Distributed Systems and Concurrency Software Project Management Software Engineering Capstone I Software Engineering Capstone II 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 4 4 4 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 110 4 12 4 20 192 Courses: Concentration MAT/SCI ELE Math or Science elective (4 or 5 hours) Related ELE Select a set of three related elective courses from the list provided General ELE Select a minimum of 4 credit hours Total Program Credits: Elective Choices CE412 CS316 CSS200 CSS300 CSS320 CSS380 EE221 EE252 EE312 EE331 Advanced Computer Architecture Advanced C# Programming Principles of Network Security Vulnerability Assessment and Management Process Engineering Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning Circuit Analysis I Digital Design I Embedded Microcontrollers Circuit Analysis II Effective October 7.

install. Dean or Chair. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education. protocols of data communications. WAN and Internet systems. Associate of Science in Computer Systems Security Effective May 20. network security. is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. 2012 Introduction to Criminal Justice Problem Solving Concepts With C++ Programming With C++ Page 173 . this program is no longer available for future enrollments According to the Department of Labor.EE375 IT340 SWE323 SWE423 SWE443 Electronic Design I Client/Server System and Network Administration Introduction to Game Design and Development Designing for Games Game Programming and Production 5 4 4 4 4 ENGL112. small businesses. large corporations and government. and the role of network management software Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 4 4 4 Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II HUMN200 Art and Music Appreciation INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT254 Spreadsheet Applications MATH103 College Algebra PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology Courses: Core CJUS141 CS104 CS115 Effective October 7. and computer forensics • Program in at least one high level programming language to solve complex problems • Demonstrate an understanding of current computer networks. 2012. providing day-to-day onsite administrative support for software users in professional offices. Network systems professionals are needed to design. and support an organization's LAN. English Composition II. careers involving network systems and security are included among the decade's fastest growing occupations. Outcomes: • Examine and implement computer system security through risk management.

and embedded control systems. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education. This degree comprises the first two years of either the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) or the Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering (BSCE) degree programs. missile control and guidance. Dean or Chair. power plant operations.CS146 CS215 CS230 CS250 EM208 or EBUS208 IT205 MATH104 MATH115 Introduction to UNIX Intermediate C++ Programming Data Structures Fundamentals of Database Systems Web Development I Web Site/Portfolio Development Fundamentals of Networking Trigonometry Pre-Calculus 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 44 4 4 4 4 16 92 Courses: Concentration CSS150 Introduction to Computer Security CSS200 Principles of Network Security CSS250 Security Risk Management CSS350 Computer Forensics I Total Program Credits: ENGL112. communication systems. as well as embedded microcontroller (software) • Problem-solving and trouble-shooting techniques • Design of integrated-circuit (IC) based digital electronics • Use of modern. computer-based simulation tools • Use of advanced laboratory instrumentation • Communication skills essential to the workplace Effective October 7. is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Individuals with knowledge of analog and digital electronics are in demand. engineering test. Associate of Science in Electronics Technology Both private business and the government rely on sophisticated electronic equipment for a multitude of applications: manufacturing and production processes. 2012 Page 174 . especially in commercial enterprises such as integrated circuit (IC) companies and telecommunications firms. Outcomes: • Analysis of DC and AC circuits and electronics. including significant laboratory-based experience in each of these areas • Analysis and design of digital hardware. English Composition II.

5 4.5 5 5 5 5 4. and hands-on training required to work in management within a healthcare industry.5 5 4. revenue cycle management.5 4. project management. didactic theory. The program offers instruction in the business and administrative side of the healthcare industry.5 4. patient access. Effective October 7.5 61 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 4 37 98 Courses: General Education ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research CHE105 Introduction to Chemistry HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century MATH114 Analytic Trigonometry MATH116 Foundations for Calculus MATH205 Differential Calculus MATH207 Integral Calculus MATH302 Differential Equations PHY211 Physics I – Mechanics PSYC101 Psychology: Understanding Individuals SOCL120 Sociology: Understanding Groups UNIV104 Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective Courses: Core CE242 EE110 EE221 EE252 EE312 EE331 EE375 EM208 Total Program Credits: Computer Architecture Introduction to Engineering Circuit Analysis I Digital Design I Embedded Microcontrollers Circuit Analysis II Electronic Design I Web Development I Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management General Concentration Healthcare management professionals work in a dynamic field that affects the wellbeing of individuals and families. but not limited to. 2012 Page 175 . including. economics of healthcare.5 4.5 4. and fundamentals of marketing and human resource management. The Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management (BSHCM) degree program at CTU is designed to help students obtain the general education.Courses: Preparatory CS104 ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 Problem Solving Concepts With C++ English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4.

5 4. in the current changing healthcare industry for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) certification examination offered through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Awareness examination for a master level program in healthcare management Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab.5 4.5 4.5 66 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 36 Page 176 .5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4. complete their coursework.5 1. BSHCM program prepares the student: • • • • • for supervisory-level employment in the field of healthcare administration services to be a productive member of the healthcare team. At the completion of the program. study.Human Body BIO120 Anatomy and Physiology Essentials BIO125 Lab .5 4.5 4.5 1. graduates who diligently attend class.5 4. 2012 4. and practice their skills should be able seek employment in the field of healthcare management.5 4.5 4.Anatomy and Physiology ECON212 Principles of Microeconomics ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL201 Principles of Professional Writing GOVT201 American Government and Public Affairs IT101 Computers and Information Technology Literacy MATH102 Introduction to College Math MATH106 Algebra for Business PHIL301 Ethics for Professionals SOCL120 Sociology: Understanding Groups SOCL340 Diversity in American Life UNIV104 Academic and Career Success Courses: Core Lower Level ACC310 Accounting for Non-Accounting Majors HSS103 Introduction to Healthcare Delivery Systems HSS110 Concepts in Healthcare Organizations HSS121 Medical Terminology HSS210 Fundamentals of Reimbursement in Healthcare HSS215 Software Applications in Healthcare Organizations HSS290 Certification Preparation MGM255 Management Fundamentals UNIV201 Career Planning and Management Effective October 7.The program also includes Capstone courses that are designed to allow the student to integrate and apply learned concepts into case studies or a project.5 4.

At the completion of the program. and hands-on training required to work in management within a healthcare industry. The program offers instruction in the business and administrative side of the healthcare industry. patient access. The Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management (BSHCM) degree program at CTU is designed to help students obtain the general education. graduates who diligently attend class. didactic theory. 2012 Page 177 . but not limited to. Effective October 7. and practice their skills should be able seek employment in the field of healthcare management. The program also includes Capstone courses that are designed to allow the student to integrate and apply learned concepts into case studies or a project. study. complete their coursework. The Health Informatics concentration provides the students with the background in healthcare management and a greater understanding of how information technology is used within the healthcare environment. including. project management.Courses: Core Upper Level BADM370 HCM307 HCM410 HRM335 HRMT215 HSA320 HSS310 HSS420 HSS483 IT254 MKTG225 MGM335 MPM210 HCM330 Quality Management 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 58 20 20 180 Healthcare Statistics and Research The Healthcare Industry Fiscal Management in Healthcare Services Legal Issues in HRM Management of Human Resources Administration in Healthcare Services Economics of Healthcare Global Health Systems Healthcare Administration/Management Capstone Spreadsheet Applications Introduction to Marketing Organizational Behavior Principles Introduction to Project Management Courses: Concentration ELE Select 20 credit hours from 100-400 level courses Total Program Credits: Students attending a physical campus may be required to take preparatory courses: ENGL080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management Health Informatics Concentration Healthcare management professionals work in a dynamic field that affects the wellbeing of individuals and families. economics of healthcare. revenue cycle management. and fundamentals of marketing and human resource management.

5 4.5 4.5 4. in the current changing healthcare industry for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) certification examination offered through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Awareness examination for a master level program in healthcare management analyzing and presenting data in useful ways to decision makers being a liaison between healthcare managers and IT Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab.5 4. BSHCM program prepares the student: • • • • • • • for supervisory-level employment in the field of healthcare administration services to be a productive member of the healthcare team.5 1.5 4.5 4.Anatomy and Physiology ECON212 Principles of Microeconomics ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL201 Principles of Professional Writing GOVT201 American Government and Public Affairs IT101 Computers and Information Technology Literacy MATH102 Introduction to College Math MATH106 Algebra for Business PHIL301 Ethics for Professionals SOCL120 Sociology: Understanding Groups SOCL340 Diversity in American Life UNIV104 Academic and Career Success Courses: Core Lower Level ACC310 Accounting for Non-Accounting Majors HSS103 Introduction to Healthcare Delivery Systems HSS110 Concepts in Healthcare Organizations HSS121 Medical Terminology HSS210 Fundamentals of Reimbursement in Healthcare HSS215 Software Applications in Healthcare Organizations HSS290 Certification Preparation MGM255 Management Fundamentals UNIV201 Career Planning and Management Effective October 7. 2012 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.Human Body BIO120 Anatomy and Physiology Essentials BIO125 Lab .5 66 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 36 Page 178 .5 1.5 4.Emphasis will be placed on business intelligence and data analytics to assist decision makers with the tools necessary to make informed decisions and highlighting useful information for stakeholders.5 4.5 4.

BADM370 HCM330 HCM307 HCM410 HRM335 HRMT215 HSA320 HSS310 HSS420 HSS483 IT254 MKTG225 MGM335 MPM210 Courses: Core Upper Level Quality Management Healthcare Statistics and Research The Healthcare Industry Fiscal Management in Healthcare Services Legal Issues in HRM Management of Human Resources Administration in Healthcare Services Economics of Healthcare Global Health Systems Healthcare Administration/Management Capstone Spreadsheet Applications Introduction to Marketing Organizational Behavior Principles Introduction to Project Management 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 58 4 4 4 4 4 20 180 Courses: Concentration HCI300 Introduction to Health Informatics HCI310 DBMS for Healthcare HCI380 Security of Electronic Health Information HCI400 Health Analytics and Business Intelligence in Healthcare HCI490 Health Informatics Capstone Total Program Credits: Students attending a physical campus may be required to take preparatory courses: ENGL080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management Effective July 26. this program is no longer available for future enrollments at Kansas City Campus (Kansas City campus) Healthcare management professionals work in a dynamic field that affects the wellbeing of individuals and families. The objective of this program is to provide trained healthcare workers with the appropriate general education. didactic theory. A Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management (BSHCM) degree for the Kansas City campus is designed to prepare you to work in a healthcare environment using skills in finance. 2012 Page 179 . Effective October 7. community relations and human resource management. 2011. and hands-on skills required for advancement into management within healthcare.

ethics.Outcomes: • Develop business management skills that support the growth of the organization • Contribute to bottom-line financial profitability in the healthcare area • Identify. communication skills and knowledge related to the legal aspects of managing a healthcare business Courses: General Education BIO122 or Anatomy and Physiology BIO141 Human Anatomy and Physiology I ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST250 or World Cultures and Values HIST310 World History and Culture II HIT105 IT for Healthcare Professionals HUMN200 Art and Music Appreciation INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success INTD340 Career Planning IT235 Database Applications With Access MATH143 Business Algebra MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics PHIL310 Ethics PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 BADM305 BADM370 ECON202 HCM325 HCM400 HCM415 HIT140 HIT210 HIT233 HRMT215 HRMT330 HSA320 HSA410 HSS121 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 68 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Effective October 7. 2012 Accounting I Accounting II Organizational Behavior Quality Management Microeconomics Policy and Ethical Issues in Healthcare Services Healthcare Management and Supervision Health Information Systems Healthcare Management Healthcare Economics Fundamentals of Health Technology Systems Management of Human Resources HRM Legal Environment Administration in Healthcare Services Fiscal Management in Healthcare Medical Terminology Page 180 . and challenges of securing confidential health information • Provide leadership with technical competence. analyze and participate in problem solving within the healthcare organization • Assure the privacy.

An extended externship offers the opportunity to learn from an experienced leader in health services. If the student has transfer credit for MATH143 and ENGL112. MATH143 must be completed through transfer credit or by taking the course to meet pre-requisite requirements but does not count in the total program hours. 2012. the student will be awarded 88 credits upon transfer. This Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration (BSHSA) degree is designed for the individual with an associate’s degree in a health related field or associate’s degree in another field who has been employed in healthcare.HSS300 IT254 MATH476 MEDA132 MEDA133 MEDA211 MEDA222 MEDA223 MEDA231 or BIO142 MGMT115 MKTG225 SCM210 Total Program Credits: Healthcare Law and Regulations Spreadsheet Applications Quantitative Decision Making Study of Disease Processes Insurance Coding and Billing Clinical Skills I First Aid and Safety Pharmacology Medical Transcription Human Anatomy and Physiology II Introductory Business Practices Introduction to Marketing Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 112 180 ENGL112. Outcomes: • Demonstrate leadership in the health services organization with a knowledge of forces shaping healthcare policy • Exercise fiscal responsibility in a health services organization considering reimbursement and factors affecting reimbursement as appropriate for a departmental budget Effective October 7. 2012 Page 181 . English Composition II. Dean or Chair. Associate degree block transfer credits equivalent to 80 credits will be awarded. is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. this program is no longer available for future enrollments Healthcare professionals work in an ever changing environment designed to provide quality healthcare to individuals in a variety of settings. Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration Effective May 20. This program prepares you to work in a healthcare environment using skills in finance. The student seeking a BSHSA must have an associate’s degree in a health related field or possess an associate’s degree and be employed in a healthcare setting. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education. community relations and human resource management to allow advancement into health services administration.

• • • • Assist with the implementation of change in the healthcare organization based on sound business. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education. organizational behavior and human resource principles Utilize the continuous performance improvement process to provide quality healthcare services Support the development of appropriate strategies to market healthcare services appropriate to the organization Supervise a health services department while recognizing a variety of factors affecting personnel in the workforce Courses: General Education ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking IT235 Database Applications With Access MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PHIL310 Ethics SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology Courses: Core BADM305 HRMT215 HRMT330 HRMT430 HRMT440 HSA310 HSA320 HSA350 HSA410 HSA481 HSA482 HSS300 MKTG225 MPM344 PBAD311 PM220 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 64 92 Organizational Behavior Management of Human Resources HRM Legal Environment Managing Diversity Managing Organizational Change Economics of Healthcare Administration in Healthcare Services Healthcare Systems Fiscal Management in Healthcare Externship/Project I Externship/Project II Healthcare Law and Regulations Introduction to Marketing Project Risk Management Shaping Public Policy: Politics and the Legislative Process Project Management Tools Total Program Credits: ENGL112. 2012 Page 182 . English Composition II. Effective October 7. Dean or Chair. is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses.

Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration Effective May 20. • Supervise a health services department while recognizing a variety of factors affecting personnel in the workforce. 2012. organizational behavior and human resource principles. Courses: General Education ENGL211 Professional Communications ENGL205 Technical Writing and Speaking IT254 Spreadsheet Applications MGM110 Principles of Business MATH305 Statistics: Data-Driven Decision Making MKT210 Fundamentals of Marketing PBAD201 Public Administration PHIL320 Ethics: The Hallmark of Leaders at All Levels SOCL215 Sociology and Understanding Human Behavior: Groups Courses: Core HCM307 HCM337 HCM367 HCM387 HCM410 HRM315 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 36 4 4 4 4 4 4 Effective October 7. • Exercise fiscal responsibility in a health services organization considering reimbursement and factors affecting reimbursement as appropriate for a departmental budget. Ethical and Regulatory Issues in Healthcare The Healthcare Organization Management Principles in Healthcare Fiscal Management in Healthcare Services Managing Human Resources Page 183 . community relations and human resource management to allow advancement into health services administration. • Assist with the implementation of change in the healthcare organization based on sound business. This program prepares you to work in a healthcare environment using skills in finance. This Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration (BSHSA) degree for the Online platform is designed for the individual with an associate’s degree in a health related field or associate’s degree in another field who has been employed in healthcare. 2012 The Health Care Industry Current Legal. • Support the development of appropriate strategies to market healthcare services appropriate to the organization. this program is no longer available for future enrollments (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) Healthcare professionals work in an ever changing environment designed to provide quality healthcare to individuals in a variety of settings. A capstone course will complete the program to allow the student to integrate and apply earned concepts into case studies or a project. • Utilize the continuous performance improvement process to provide quality healthcare services. Outcomes: • Demonstrate leadership in the health services organization with a knowledge of forces shaping healthcare policy.

students may not be allowed to participate in clinical experiences if they test positive for illegal drugs or prescription drugs without physician authorization. the general education core required for CTU bachelor’s degrees must be met. Finally. Admission Requirements The student seeking a BSRT must have an Associate's Degree in Radiography from an accredited institution and be employed in a healthcare setting. healthcare facilities may not hire students or graduates who have a record of illegal drug use.HRM335 HRM355 HRM445 HSS483 MGM335 MPM210 MPM344 Legal Issues in HRM Labor Relations Organizational Change Healthcare Administration/Management Capstone Organizational Behavior Principles Introduction to Project Management Project Risk Management Associate Degree Completion 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 54 90 180 Total Program Credits: Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology Effective July 26. All of these requirements may be met through appropriate transfer credit or by taking the appropriate courses at CTU. This degree program is designed to help the radiology professional who may be interested in advancement into healthcare management positions using skills in finance. abnormal drug tests or a felony conviction. 2011. Healthcare facilities may require that health science students have a drug screening test completed prior to attending clinical experiences. Applicants are encouraged to speak with an Admissions Advisor or Radiologic Technology Chair for more information. In all cases. Moreover. this program is no longer available for future enrollments Radiology healthcare professionals work in a dynamic environment that is demonstrating an increasing demand for higher education within the profession. 2012 Page 184 . In addition. BSRT Program Requirements Years 1 and 2 (earned through completion of an accredited Associate’s Degree in Radiologic Technology or Certificate in Radiography plus additional appropriate coursework): General Education Component: The general education requirements must be met in order to graduate with a Colorado Technical University BSRT degree. If a student graduated from a certificate program. course work will be evaluated on by a course by course basis and the student must have successfully completed the ARRT examination. supervision and human resource management. The Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology (BSRT) will provide the student with the opportunity to advance their education in the healthcare management area or in selected clinical modalities. positive drug tests may prevent the health science graduate from taking certain national certification or licensing exams. Effective October 7.

Capstone 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 64 4 Effective October 7. 2012 Page 185 . and challenges of securing confidential health information • Demonstrate competence in applying models of communication. ethics. decision-making and counseling while delivering quality patient care Courses: General Education BIO141 Human Anatomy & Physiology I ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking HCM325 Policy and Ethical Issues in Healthcare Services HIST150 World History Since 1500 INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT105 Information and Technology Literacy IT254 Spreadsheet Applications LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH103 or College Algebra MATH143 Business Algebra MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PSYC100 or Introduction to Psychology SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology Courses: Core BSRT450 Quality Improvement in Radiology .Radiography core component (associate’s or certificate level): approximately 60 quarter hours Total quarter hours (years 1 and 2): 92 Years 3 and 4 (earned at Colorado Technical University or through appropriate transfer credit plus minimum required residence coursework at CTU): General Education Component: approximately 32 quarter hours Professional Core (see listing below): 20 quarter hours Advanced Clinical Modalities or Healthcare Management electives (see listing below): 36 quarter hours Total quarter hours (years 3 and 4): 88 All students in the BSRT program must complete all of the Core and Elective courses in residence at CTU. Outcomes: • Develop advanced skills that support growth within the organization • Demonstrate leadership in the health services organization with knowledge of forces shaping healthcare policy • Assure the privacy.

and Pathology MAM102 Patient Care and Procedures in Mammography MAM104 Mammography Technique and Quality Control MAM106 Mammography Equipment MAM108 Mammography Externship SUR150 Introduction to Pathophysiology HCM400 Healthcare Management and Supervision HCM415 Health Information Systems HRMT440 Managing Organizational Change HSS310 Economics of Healthcare HSS320 Administration in Healthcare Services HSS350 Healthcare Systems HSS410 Fiscal Management in Healthcare HSS481 Externship/Project I HSS482 Externship/Project II ENGL112. Physiology. 2012 60 180 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Page 186 . is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Effective October 7.HRMT215 HRMT430 HSS300 MEDA223 Management of Human Resources Managing Diversity Healthcare Law and Regulations Pharmacology 4 4 4 4 20 36 Courses: Electives (Advanced Clinical Modalities or Healthcare Management) Courses: Radiography Degree/Certificate RTD or 60 credit hours from an accredited Associate’s Degree in Radiological Technology RTC Certificate in Radiography Total Program Credits: Courses: Electives (Choose 36 credits) BSRT350 Bone Densitometry BSRT351 Bone Densitometry Externship BSRT360 Cross Sectional Anatomy BSRT361 An Introduction to CT Procedures BSRT362 CT Physics and Instrumentation BSRT363 Computed Tomography Externship BSRT370 An Introduction to MRI Procedures BSRT371 MRI Physics and Instrumentation BSRT372 MRI Externship BSRT380 PACS BSRT381 PACS Externship MAM100 Breast Anatomy. English Composition II.

BSRT363 Magnetic Resonance Imagine: SUR150. BSRT371. values and needs while recognizing the patient or their designee as the source of control in providing compassionate and coordinated nursing care • Demonstrate leadership and communication skills to improve the safety. BSRT 381 Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN completion) (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) As the largest group in the US healthcare workforce. and cost of healthcare through active involvement of patients • Assess the role of the nurse and the need for open communication. MAM104. the nursing major courses range from a review of the challenges and trends in nursing care to a nursing capstone seminar that will synthesize and apply prior learning. MAM106. 2012 Page 187 . BSRT372 PACS: BSRT380. International students must demonstrate proficiency in the English Language. The Colorado Technical University RN to BSN program furthers the mission of the university to teach real-world nursing that serves the needs of students. MAM108 Bone Densitometry: BSRT350. as measured by a TOEFL score of 550 or above. and values for the integration of those practices in the delivery of quality health care • Design strategies using continuous quality improvement processes to improve the quality and safety of health care systems • Analyze strategies to optimize system effectiveness and individual performance that will minimize the Effective October 7. BSRT351 Computed Tomography: SUR150. BSRT362. mutual respect and shared decision-making with other healthcare providers in the team’s efforts to achieve quality outcomes for patient-centered care • Evaluate evidence-based practices within clinical expertise. students can earn certificates by completing Advanced Clinical Modalities courses as follows: Mammography: MAM100. patient preferences. BSRT361. Building on a foundation of general education and core coursework. 213 or higher on the computer based exam The following course is required for success in the RN-BSN Program but does not count in the total program hours: PSYC120 Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior: The Individual – 4 credit hours Outcomes: • Identify patient preferences. BSRT360. Nursing roles range from bedside care delivery to executive leadership in complex health systems. and the healthcare industry and prepares highly qualified professional nurses at the bachelor’s level. Admission Requirements Admission to this program requires an unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the United States. quality. MAM102.For the Advanced Clinical Modalities areas of study. BSRT360. nurses are challenged to make a significant difference in the health outcomes of individuals and populations. The RN to BSN degree completion program at Colorado Technical University is designed to prepare nurses with the knowledge and skills needed to expand their practice options for a variety of clinical and administrative leadership activities and to manage change in an increasingly complex and diverse environment. the population. Students must have graduated from a two year Associate Degree in Nursing or a three year Diploma Registered Nurse (RN) Program. BSRT370.

P.). mitigate error and support decision-making in the delivery of health care • Apply knowledge of healthcare policy. Ironside. finance. The Nurse Practice Act for each state is found on the Effective October 7.M.org/teachingstrategy. 2012 Page 188 .• risk of harm to patients and providers Evaluate information and technology resources to communicate.5 4. regulation.5 4. RN students need to be aware of the regulations in their own state.qsen. Exploring the Complexity of Advocacy: Balancing Patient-Centered Care and Safety. Therefore.5 4. Retrieved from http://www. accreditation and trends in healthcare to active participation in the profession of nursing while serving as a patient advocate. manage knowledge.org.5 27 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 64 89 180 Management of Human Resources Introduction to Healthcare Delivery Systems Technological Applications in Healthcare Organizations Introductory Business Practices Organizational Behavior Principles Challenges and Trends in Contemporary Nursing Nursing Informatics Population-Based Nursing Alternative and Complementary Interventions Safety and Quality Improvement in Nursing Practice Health and Wellness Assessment Evidence Based Practice and Applied Nursing Research Leadership and Nursing Systems Management Innovation in Nursing Clinical Nursing Capstone Abnormal Psychology in the Workplace Courses: Degree/Cert Transfer ADN/RN Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing Total Program Credits: Notice to Registered Nurses Every State’s Nurse Practice Act has regulations pertaining to Online Nursing Degrees.d.php?id=58 Courses: General Education ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics ENGL201 or Principles of Professional Writing or ENGL203 Professional Speech Communications MATH301 Data-Driven Statistics GOVT201 or American Government and Public Affairs or HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century PHIL301 Ethics for Professionals SOCL340 Diversity in American Life Courses: Core HRMT215 HSS103 HSS205 MGMT115 MGM335 NRSG310 NRSG311 NRSG312 NRSG313 NRSG314 NRSG410 NRSG411 NRSG412 NRSG413 NRSG482 PSYC337 4.5 4. Program outcomes have been adopted using competencies from Quality and Safety Education for Nurses found at www. (n.5 4.qsen.

and email) • Satisfactory completion of entrance testing • Completed criminal background check with negative results • Completed drug screen with negative results • International students must demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Contact information for each State’s Board of Nursing is available on the website for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN). as measured by a • TOEFL score of 550 or above. caring environment. 213 or higher on the computer-based exam • GPA of 2. Our graduates should be equipped to practice nursing in a contemporary healthcare environment through our use of evidence-based curricula.website for that particular State’s Board of Nursing. and needs • Function effectively within nursing and inter-professional teams.ncsbn. Colorado Technical University empowers our students with quality education to provide the highest quality of clinical nursing care. competent and caring members of the healthcare team. 2012 Page 189 . mutual respect.75 or higher in high school or previous college experiences. and shared decision-making to achieve quality patient care • Integrate best current evidence with clinical expertise and patient/family preferences and values for delivery of optimal health care • Minimizes risk of harm to patients and providers through both system effectiveness and individual performance • Use data to monitor the outcomes of care processes and use improvement methods to design and test Effective October 7. fostering open communication. The following must be completed prior to admission: • Students must be a o Certified Nursing Assistant or have transcripts of CNA training OR o Certified Psychiatric Technician OR o Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Health Programs History and Physical and Immunization Record Current CPR certification in basic life support • • Admission Requirements: • Application to the Nursing Program • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Word. Outcomes: • Recognize the patient or designee as the source of control and full partner in providing compassionate and coordinated care based on respect for patient’s preferences. taught by professional faculty. www. in an individualized. internet searching. values.org Associate Degree of Nursing The mission of Colorado Technical University’s Associate’s Degree of Nursing (ADN) Program is to prepare students to become trustworthy.

qsen.). Ironside. manage knowledge. Exploring the Complexity of Advocacy: Balancing Patient-Centered Care and Safety. (n.org/teachingstrategy.M.php?id=58 Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation MATH060 Pre-Algebra MATH080 Elementary Algebra Courses: General Education BIO141 Human Anatomy & Physiology I BIO142 Human Anatomy & Physiology II BIO200 Applied Microbiology BIO210 Pathophysiology Elective Elective from Social Sciences.org. Behavioral Sciences or Humanities ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II INTD111 or Creating Academic and Professional Success NRSG143 Transition to Practice MATH153 Algebra for Health Care Professionals PSYC260 Human Development Across the Lifespan 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 40 Courses: Core NRSG129 NRSG130 NRSG131 NRSG132 NRSG133 NRSG140 NRSG141 NRSG142 NRSG230 NRSG231 NRSG232 NRSG233 NRSG234 NRSG235 NRSG236 NRSG237 Effective October 7. 2012 Foundations of Patient Centered Care Patient-Centered Care Patient-Centered Care Clinical Chronic Adult Illnesses Chronic Adult Illnesses Clinical Pharmacologic Support for Patient-Centered Care Ethical Decision Making in Nursing Gerontological Principles of Nursing Adult Medical-Surgical Nursing Adult Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical Care of Mental Health Clients Care of Mental Health Clients Clinical Care of the Childbearing Family Care of the Childbearing Family Clinical Pediatrics Pediatrics Clinical 4 4 3 4 3 4 3 4 4 3 4 3 4 3 4 3 Page 190 . P.• • changes to continuously improve quality and safety of health care systems Use information and technology to communicate.d. Retrieved from http://www.qsen. mitigate error. and support decision making Demonstrate behaviors characteristic of professional nursing Program outcomes have been adopted using competencies from Quality and Safety Education for Nurses found at www.

it does not include medical coding instruction.5 4. Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab. and practice their skills should be able seek entry-level employment in the field of health administration services.5 4. as well as regulatory.5 • • • • • Effective October 7. Although it is possible to work from home. reimbursement systems and healthcare records.Anatomy and Physiology ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research 4. At the completion of the program.Human Body BIO120 Anatomy and Physiology Essentials BIO125 Lab . study. most employers allow remote work only after many years of experience in the industry. However. in the current changing healthcare industry For the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) certification examination offered through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) For the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Awareness examination For a bachelor level program in healthcare management It should be noted that the ASHAS curriculum is not designed to prepare students for a home-based working environment.5 1. graduates who diligently attend class.5 4. ethical and legal issues affecting healthcare organizations.NRSG238 NRSG239 NRSG240 NRSG241 NRSG260 NRSG261 Complex Care of the Adult Complex Care of the Adult Clinical Nursing Leadership and Management Nursing Leadership and Management Clinical Nursing Practice Readiness Nursing Practicum 4 3 4 3 3 3 77 117 Total Program Credits: Associate of Science in Health Administration Services The Associate of Science in Health Administration Services (ASHAS) program at CTU is designed to provide training in the principles and techniques used in the administrative side of the healthcare industry. healthcare administration. including healthcare finance. human resources. This program also fulfills associate level requirements for students seeking to continue on in the Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management (BSHCM) program. The ASHAS program prepares the student: For entry-level employment in the field of healthcare administration services To be a productive member of the healthcare team. The program offers instruction in several areas. 2012 Page 191 .5 1.

5 4. regardless of their eligibility status upon enrollment.5 4.5 Courses: Core HSS103 HSS110 HSS121 HSS210 HSS215 HSS290 MGM255 UNIV201 Introduction to Healthcare Delivery Systems Concepts in Healthcare Organizations Medical Terminology Fundamentals of Reimbursement in Healthcare Software Applications in Healthcare Organizations Certification Preparation Management Fundamentals Career Planning and Management 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 Total Program Credits: 93. and office procedures. medication administration.5 4. This exam is voluntary. Outcomes: • Practice within the scope of the Medical Assistant role in healthcare settings (acute care. but passing it can be a further indication that a graduate is capable of performing the tasks necessary to keep offices and clinics of physicians running smoothly. minor surgical techniques. Therefore. physician clinics. 2012 Page 192 . electrocardiograms.5 61. CTU does not guarantee third-party certifications.5 4. CTU cannot guarantee that graduates will be eligible to take a certification examination. The student can develop skills in phlebotomy.5 Note: Graduates of the ASHAS program are eligible for and encouraged to take the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) certification examination offered by the National Healthcare Association (NHA). Associate of Science in Medical Assisting The Associate of Science in Medical Assisting (ASMA) program is designed to prepare you to perform various technical and administrative skills as a member of a healthcare team in various settings. emergency medical procedures.5 4.5 4. and medical record departments) Effective October 7. Certification requirements for taking and passing certification examinations are not controlled by CTU but by outside agencies and are subject to change by the agencies without notice to CTU. long-term care.5 4.ENGL201 GOVT201 IT101 MATH102 MATH106 PHIL301 SOCL120 SOCL340 UNIV104 Principles of Professional Writing American Government and Public Affairs Computers and Information Technology Literacy Introduction to College Math Algebra for Business Ethics for Professionals Sociology: Understanding Groups Diversity in American Life Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective 4.5 4.

technology in the clinical setting.5 4.• • • • • Function effectively as a healthcare team member Demonstrate evidence of knowledge learned in courses promoting general competencies (such as anatomy. ethics. scheduling.5 1.5 48 Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation MATH060 Pre-Algebra MATH080 Elementary Algebra Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab. etc.5 4.Anatomy and Physiology ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research GOVT201 or American Government and Public Affairs or HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century MATH112 Analytic College Algebra MEDA135 Law and Ethics for Healthcare Providers PSYC101 Psychology: Understanding Individuals UNIV104 or Academic and Career Success or HUMNELE Humanities Elective MATHELE or Mathematics Elective or SOCLELE Social Science Elective Courses: Core HSS121 MEDA123 MEDA132 MEDA133 MEDA211 MEDA212 MEDA221 MEDA222 MEDA223 MEDA234 MEDA232 Medical Terminology Medical Office Management Study of Disease Processes Insurance Coding and Billing Clinical Skills I Medical Laboratory Procedures Clinical Skills II First Aid and Safety Pharmacology Medical Office Procedures Externship 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 44 92 Page 193 Total Program Credits: Effective October 7. injections.5 4. computer skills.5 4.5 4. coding.5 4.5 4. etc. etc.) Demonstrate competency in clinical skills (such as phlebotomy.5 1. medical law. physiology. 2012 .5 4.) Demonstrate proficiency in administrative skills (such as billing.Human Body BIO120 Anatomy and Physiology Essentials BIO125 Lab .5 4.) Satisfy general education requirements 4 4 4 4.

caahep. S. implement and maintain health information systems are learned. 2010. The skills to create.. Florida 33756 (727) 210-2350 Associate of Science in Medical Billing and Coding Effective August 16. This program is designed to help professionals in the health field address the health information technology demands of the future. this program is no longer available for future enrollments (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) Today’s healthcare system requires that each patient’s information be maintained. collected and analyzed consistent with the highest level of confidentiality and security. Clearwater. www. CPT and HCPCS codes according to established guidelines • Describe the electronic processing systems utilized for submission of medical claims • Discuss legal and regulatory requirements associated with the management of health information Courses: General Education ENG111 English Composition I ENG112 English Composition II UNIV101 Building Your Success Strategy Plan INTD241 Career Planning and Professional Skills LTR215 World Literature MAT105 Business Math Courses: Core BIO143 BIO144 BIO161 BIO162 HIT103 HIT115 HIT125 HIT135 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Effective October 7. insurance companies and everyone handling patient information have to assure that policies and procedures are in place that provide for the highest level of protection of patient information.The Colorado Technical University Medical Assisting Program in Sioux Falls. 2012 Anatomy and Physiology I Anatomy and Physiology II Pathophysiology With Pharmacology I Pathophysiology With Pharmacology II Introduction to Healthcare Delivery Systems Healthcare Management Introduction to Classification and Disease Coding Introduction to CPT Coding/Billing Page 194 . physicians. Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs 1361 Park St. managers and clinicians alike are motivated to have persons who understand and are able to deal with these requirements. is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.org. Hospitals. upon recommendation by the Medical Assisting Education Review Board. Outcome: Core • Discuss the organizational structure of healthcare systems • Identify programs and databases related to management of healthcare information associated with patient records and reimbursement • Assign ICD-9-CM.D. particularly when this data is computerized. Because of the importance of this information.

By using technology in the operating room suite. anesthesiologists. and post surgery • Participate as a competent team member working with surgeons. operating room nurses and other surgical personnel • Develop competency as a scrub second assist surgical technologist and circulator • Demonstrate expertise in maintaining a sterile field and assuring aseptic technique throughout the surgical procedure • Exhibit caring and ethical behavior • Communicate effectively and in a professional manner • Utilize critical thinking skills • Express enthusiasm and a sense of pride in team work • Demonstrate the ability to apply theoretical knowledge and a surgical conscience • Practice the role of patient advocate • Practice as an entry-level surgical technologist • Have the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue employment opportunities in operating and delivery rooms and surgery center settings • Demonstrate knowledge of technology within the operating room to include computer systems and surgical robotics Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation 4 Effective October 7. the student can learn the practical skills to successfully work in today’s fast-paced operating room. psychomotor (skills). intra. Outcomes: • Earn an Associate of Science Degree in Surgical Technology (ST) • Provide high quality patient care pre. exercising critical thinking skills and effectively communicating in the operating room environment. The surgical technologist is an active member of the surgical team.HIT145 HIT201 HIT245 HIT251 HIT252 HIT261 HIT297B HIT297C HIT298 HSS121 Health Data Management Healthcare Reimbursement Advanced Coding Electronic Health Records I Electronic Health Records II Healthcare Legal Concepts Virtual Practicum I Virtual Practicum II Preparing for a Career in the Medical Billing and Coding Medical Terminology 4 4 4 4 4 4 2 2 4 4 68 92 Total Program Credits: Associate of Science in Surgical Technology The mission of the program is to prepare competent entry-level surgical technologists in the cognitive (knowledge). The Associate of Science in Surgical Technology (ASST) program involves learning surgical procedures. 2012 Page 195 . and affective (behavior) learning domains and to help satisfy the need for surgical technologists in local and regional communities.

with all costs assumed by the student. to include vision and hearing examinations by the student’s physician. o An annual TB skin test must be documented. 2012 Page 196 . Hepatitis B. is required for admission to the Surgical Technology degree program and must be documented on the form provided by CTU. a Effective October 7. • A physical examination. The following tests and immunizations can be obtained from the student’s physician or local health department or clinic. Tetanus. o Immunizations and vaccinations must be up-to-date or in process (MMR.MATH060 MATH080 Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 2 4 4 4 34 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 56 90 Courses: General Education ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I HIT105 or IT for Healthcare Professionals IT105 Information and Technology Literacy INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success INTD140 Customer Relations LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH103 or College Algebra MATH143 Business Algebra PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology Courses: Core BIO141 BIO142 HSS121 SUR102 SUR105 SUR110 SUR120 or BIO200 HSS134 SUR150 SUR205 SUR210 SUR235 SUR245 SUR255 Total Program Credits: Human Anatomy & Physiology I Human Anatomy & Physiology II Medical Terminology Introduction to Surgical Technology Surgical Pharmacology Surgical Techniques Microbiology and Infection Control Applied Microbiology Medical Law and Ethics Introduction to Pathophysiology Surgical Procedures I Surgical Procedures II Surgical Clinical Practicum I Surgical Clinical Practicum II Surgical Clinical Practicum III Admission Requirements • Satisfactory completion of entrance testing – Must achieve a score of 65 on Math and on English composite tests on the REACH exam within the same test. In the event the TB (Mantoux) text is positive. Chicken Pox).

FL 33765 (712) 210-2350 www. are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www. i. SUR102.org) upon recommendation of the Accreditation Review Committee on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA). The Colorado Technical University Surgical Technology Programs in Pueblo and Denver. Colorado. etc. BIO142.org Effective October 7.caahep. the following additional admission requirements must be met: o Submission of Letter of Intent o 2 Professional Reference Forms o Attendance at Mandatory Informational Session In addition to the above Admission Requirements. SUR205 and SUR210 include a laboratory component and will require 20 contact hours in the classroom and 40 contact hours in the lab (1 credit = 10 classroom contact hours for 2 credits or 20 contact hours. SUR235. SUR120. (1 credit = 44 contact hours for a total of 4 credits/176 contact hours) BIO141. SUR245 and SUR255 require a minimum of 176 hours at a clinical surgical setting. 1 credit = 20 lab contact hours for 1 credit or 20 contact hours for total of 4 credits/50 contact hours). It is the responsibility of the student to provide all necessary documentation. the students should also be aware of the following: • • The student must have the physical ability and manual dexterity to perform all responsibilities of a Surgical Technologist. 2012 Page 197 . Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP): 1361 Park Street Clearwater. SUR110. ambulatory care facility. hospital.caahep. 1 credit = 20 lab contact hours for 2 credits or 40 contact hours for a total of 4 credits/60 contact hours). A criminal background check and urine drug screen will be conducted as part of the admission requirements. All other courses will consist of 40 contact hours in the classroom.• • negative chest x-ray must be documented. Effective immediately for the Denver campus and in Spring 2011 for the Pueblo campus. Students are also responsible to keep the TB skin test current throughout the program which will require annual re-testing and submission of results.e. Each Health Science student must assume responsibility for meeting the industry-accepted health and safety requirements. Administrative personnel at clinical agencies and in all the Health Science programs believe that Health Science students and the public with whom they come in contact must be protected against communicable diseases and unsafe practices. BIO200 include a laboratory component and will require 30 contact hours in the classroom and 20 contact hours in the lab (1 credit = 10 classroom contact hours for 3 credits or 30 contact hours. INTD140 consists of 20 contact hours in the classroom (1 credit = 10 classroom contact hours for 2 credits or 20 contact hours).

The Associate of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology (AASRT) degree can provide you with the skills and confidence you need to enter the field of general radiography. 2011. this program is no longer available for future enrollments The field of Radiologic Technology is undergoing a remarkable transformation. CT.Accreditation Review Committee on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA): Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA) 6 West Dry Creek Circle. This education also can form the foundation for further education and cross-training. MRI. and image quality • Analyze a finished radiograph • Implement the proper procedures for non-routine examinations • Apply safe and effective radiation protection practices • Provide age appropriate patient care and safety • Meet the clinical requirements of an entry level practitioner as indicated by employers Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation MATH060 Pre-Algebra MATH080 Elementary Algebra Courses: General Education BIO141 Human Anatomy & Physiology I ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT105 Information and Technology Literacy MATH143 Business Algebra MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology Courses: Core BIO142 Human Anatomy & Physiology II Effective October 7. 2012 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 4 Page 198 . cardiac and abdominal imaging and neurointerventional radiology. Outcomes: • Communicate effectively with all members of the healthcare team • Demonstrate professionalism within the clinical setting • Perform routine radiographic procedures • Produce a quality radiograph with applied knowledge of anatomy. positioning. Advanced opportunities include Nuclear Medicine. Radiation Therapy. Ultrasound. technical factors. CO 80120 Associate of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology Effective July 26. Suite 110 Littleton. breast. This healthcare profession continues to be at the forefront in the diagnosis and treatment of injury and disease.

The Colorado Technical University Radiology Technology Program in Kansas City. 213 or higher on the computer-based exam Note: Students will be required to complete a physical exam and provide documentation of required immunizations prior to the start of their clinical education. Ethics and Safety for Surgical Technologists 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 2 3 3 3 5 5 3 3 3 4 70 102 Total Program Credits: Admission Requirements • Complete entrance testing • Provide three (3) references. 2012 Page 199 . IL 60601-2208 (312) 704-5300 Effective October 7. Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology 20 North Wacker Drive. www. Suite 2850 Chicago. professional and/or personal. Viscera and Other Systems Introduction to Radiologic Science and Patient Care Patient Care and Radiographic Sciences Clinical Lab Advanced Modalities Radiographic Clinical Education I Radiographic Clinical Education II Radiographic Procedures of the Cranium.jrcert.org. Missouri. • Complete and submit the Interview Questionnaire • Provide a Letter of Intent • Complete a criminal background check • International students must demonstrate proficiency in the English language as measured by a TOEFL score of 550 or above. It is recommended that one be from a former instructor. Central Nervous and Circulatory Systems Radiographic Clinical Education III Radiographic Clinical Education IV Radiographic Clinical Education V Radiobiology Registry Review Law.RADG101 RADG103 RADG104 RADG106 RADG107 RADG108 RADG121 RADG122 RADG123 RADG125 RADG126 RADG128 RADG129 RADG220 RADG221 RADG222 RADG223 222 Radiographic Procedures of the Appendicular Skeleton Radiographic Image Production and Evaluation I Radiographic Procedures of the Axial Skeleton Radiographic Image Production and Evaluation II Radiographic Equipment Operation and Maintenance Radiographic Procedures of the Soft Tissues. is also accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).

2011.) • • • Demonstrate competency in clinical skills (such as phlebotomy. this program is no longer available for future enrollments The Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting (AASMA) program is designed to prepare you to perform various technical and administrative skills as a member of a healthcare team in various settings. The student can develop skills in phlebotomy. etc. 2012 Page 200 . ethics. physician clinics.) Demonstrate proficiency in administrative skills (such as billing. electrocardiograms. and office procedures. medication administration. long-term care.Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting Effective July 26. minor surgical techniques. computer skills. injections. emergency medical procedures. scheduling. technology in the clinical setting. etc. and medical record departments) • Function effectively as a healthcare team member • Demonstrate evidence of knowledge learning in courses promoting general competencies (such as anatomy. coding. medical law. Admission Requirements • Satisfactory completion of entrance testing Outcomes: • Practice within the scope of the Medical Assistant role in healthcare settings (acute care.) Satisfy general education requirements 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation MATH060 Pre-Algebra MATH080 Elementary Algebra Courses: General Education BIO122 Anatomy and Physiology ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II HIST210 World History and Culture I IT105 Information and Technology Literacy LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology Courses: Core HSS121 HSS134 MEDA111 MEDA123 MEDA132 MEDA133 MEDA211 Medical Terminology Medical Law and Ethics Success and Careers for the Medical Assistant Medical Office Management Study of Disease Processes Insurance Coding and Billing Clinical Skills I Effective October 7. physiology. etc.

intra. and circulator • Demonstrate expertise in maintaining a sterile field and assuring aseptic technique throughout the surgical procedure • Have the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue employment opportunities in operating and delivery rooms and surgery center settings Effective October 7. anesthesiologists. and postoperatively • Participate as a competent team member working with surgeons. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education. 2011. and affective (behavior) learning domains and to help satisfy the need for surgical technologists in local and regional communities. The Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting Program at the Kansas City Campus is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES): 7777 Leesburg Pike. By using technology in the operating room suite.MEDA212 MEDA221 MEDA222 MEDA223 MEDA230 MEDA241 MEDA250 MEDA260 Medical Laboratory Procedures Clinical Skills II First Aid and Safety Pharmacology Wellness Clinical Review Clinical Externship Employment Strategies for Success as a Medical Assistant 4 4 4 4 4 2 6 2 58 Total Program Credits: 90 ENGL112. Falls Church. operating room nurses. and other surgical personnel • Develop competency as a scrub. psychomotor (skills). this program is no longer available for future enrollments The mission of the program is to prepare competent entry-level surgical technologists in the cognitive (knowledge). 2012 Page 201 . is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. English Composition II. second assist surgical technologist. The surgical technologist is an active member of the surgical team. Outcomes: • Earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Surgical Technology (ST) • Practice as an entry-level surgical technologist • Provide high quality patient care pre. Suite 314 N. Dean or Chair. exercising critical thinking skills and effectively communicating in the operating room environment. the student can learn the practical skills to successfully work in today’s fast-paced operating room. The Surgical Technology program involves learning surgical procedures. VA 22043 (703) 917-9503 Associate of Applied Science in Surgical Technology Effective July 26.

2012 .• • • • • • • Exhibit caring and ethical behavior Communicate effectively and in a professional manner Utilize critical thinking skills Express enthusiasm and a sense of pride in team work Demonstrate the ability to apply theoretical knowledge and a surgical conscience Practice the role of patient advocate Demonstrate knowledge of technology within the operating room to include computer systems and surgical robotics Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 2 4 4 4 4 34 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 56 90 Page 202 Courses: General Education ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success INTD140 Customer Relations IT105 Information and Technology Literacy LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH103 or College Algebra MATH143 Business Algebra PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology Courses: Core BIO141 BIO142 HSS121 HSS134 SUR104 SUR105 SUR112 SUR120 SUR150 SUR207 SUR212 SUR235 SUR245 SUR255 Total Program Credits: Human Anatomy & Physiology I Human Anatomy & Physiology II Medical Terminology Medical Law and Ethics Introduction to Surgical Technology Surgical Pharmacology Surgical Techniques Microbiology and Infection Control Introduction to Pathophysiology Surgical Procedures I Surgical Procedures II Surgical Clinical Practicum I Surgical Clinical Practicum II Surgical Clinical Practicum III Effective October 7.

FL 33765 (727) 210-2350 www.caahep. 1 credit = 20 lab contact hours for 1 credit or 20 contact hours for a total of 4 credits/50 contact hours) SUR235. (1 credit = 44 contact hours for a total of 4 credits/176 contact hours) All other courses will consist of 40 contact hours in the classroom.Admission Requirements • Satisfactory completion of entrance testing – Must achieve a score of 65 on Math and on English composite tests on the REACH exam within the same test. the students should also be aware of the following: • • The student must have the physical ability and manual dexterity to perform all responsibilities of a Surgical Technologist. 2012 Page 203 .e. • A physical examination. SUR104. www. a negative chest x-ray must be documented. SUR207 and SUR212 include a laboratory component and will require 30 contact hours in the classroom and 20 contact hours in the lab (1 credit = 10 classroom contact hours for 3 credits or 30 contact hours. i. to include vision and hearing examinations by the student’s physician. with all costs assumed by the student. o o Immunizations and vaccinations must be up-to-date or in process (MMR. Chicken Pox). SUR245. is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP): 1361 Park Street Clearwater. SUR112. In the event the TB (Mantoux) text is positive. and SUR255 require a minimum of 176 hours at a clinical surgical setting. An annual TB skin test must be documented. ambulatory care facility. It is the responsibility of the student to provide all necessary documentation.org. is required for admission to the Surgical Technology degree program and must be documented on the form provided by CTU. The following additional admission requirements must be met: o o o Submission of Letter of Intent 2 Professional Reference Forms Attendance at Mandatory Informational Session In addition to the above Admission Requirements. The Colorado Technical University Surgical Technology Program in Kansas City. Students are also responsible to keep the TB skin test current throughout the program which will require annual re-testing and submission of results. Hepatitis B. Each Health Science student must assume responsibility for meeting the industry-accepted health and safety requirements. upon recommendation of the Accreditation Review Committee on Education in Surgical Technology. The following tests and immunizations can be obtained from the student’s physician or local health department or clinic. Missouri. hospital. Tetanus.org Effective October 7. • • A criminal background check and urine drug screen will be conducted as part of the admission requirements. Administrative personnel at clinical agencies and in all the Health Science programs believe that Health Science students and the public with whom they come in contact must be protected against communicable diseases and unsafe practices.caahep. etc.

and compassionate nursing care. long-term care and community settings. • Practice within accepted moral. • Participate with other providers in the delivery of health care to meet the health needs of individuals • Contribute to and implement a plan of care addressing the individual needs of clients.PN) is designed to prepare students to enter the field of nursing. how to assist clients with life/wellness needs and the study of disease pathologies. this program is no longer available for future enrollments The Diploma in Practical Nursing (Diploma . • Use problem-solving process as a basis for cooperative decision making in the provision of direct nursing care. ethical. • Accept individual responsibility and accountability for own nursing practice and for continuing personal and professional growth. Students learn basic patient care techniques. effective. IV therapy. Outcomes: • Apply principles from general education and nursing to practice. Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation MATH060 Pre-Algebra MATH080 Elementary Algebra Courses: General Education ENGL111 English Composition I INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success Courses: Core BIO141 BIO142 PN100 PN101 PN102 PN103 PN104 PN105 4 4 4 4 4 8 4 4 1 4 4 4 3 4 Effective October 7. 2011. 2012 Human Anatomy & Physiology I Human Anatomy & Physiology II Personal and Vocational Concepts I Fundamentals of Nursing I Fundamentals of Nursing II Protective Function Throughout the Lifespan Medical-Surgical Clinical I Pharmacology for Practical Nurses Page 204 . and legal standards to provide safe. assessment skills.Accreditation Review Committee on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA): Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA) 6 West Dry Creek Circle. Suite 110 Littleton. CO 80120 Diploma in Practical Nursing Effective October 2. Students will practice skills in acute care.

2012 Page 205 . The State Board of Nursing to which the student applies for the initial Practical Nursing License will determine the eligibility to sit for the NCLEX-PN licensure exam. This will be done upon proof of successful completion of a qualified Practical Nursing Program.00 background check fee) Complete the Essential Abilities Questionnaire (Appendix A of the Practical Nursing Handbook) Complete a Health Screening and provide proof of current immunizations Attend the nursing orientation The Practical Nursing program at the North Kansas City campus is fully approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing. Criteria for selection of students will include: • • • • • • • Application to the Practical Nursing Program.PN106 PN107 PN108 PN109 PN110 PN111 PN112 PN113 PN114 PN115 PN116 PN117 PN118 PN119 PN120 PN121 Respiratory and Cardiovascular Function Throughout the Lifespan Medical-Surgical Clinical II Mental Health Nursing Throughout the Lifespan Mental Health Clinical Regulatory Functions Throughout the Lifespan Musculoskeletal. Cognition and Sensory Throughout the Lifespan Nutrition & Diet Therapy Medical-Surgical Clinical III IV Therapy for the Practical Nurse Maternal-Newborn Nursing Maternal-Newborn Clinical Digestion and Elimination Throughout the Lifespan Medical-Surgical Clinical IV Personal & Vocational Concepts II Leadership Clinical NCLEX-PN Review 4 3 3 1 4 4 2 4 4 3 1 4 2 2 1 1 71 79 Total Program Credits: Minimum Admission Requirements Listed below are the minimum requirements for admissions consideration. Effective October 7. including all items in the Practical Nursing student file as well as completion of the Student Finance Process Complete the Accuplacer placement test Successfully complete the practical nursing entrance exam Successfully pass a background check without evidence of a Class A misdemeanor or felony prior to the first day of class (There is a $35.

) • Demonstrate proficiency in administrative skills (such as billing. computer skills. minor surgical techniques. Admission Requirements • Satisfactory completion of entrance testing Outcomes: • Practice within the scope of the Medical Assistant role in healthcare settings (acute care. long-term care. and medical record departments) • Function effectively as a healthcare team member • Demonstrate evidence of knowledge learned in courses promoting general competencies (such as anatomy. 2012 Anatomy and Physiology Medical Terminology Medical Law and Ethics Success and Careers for the Medical Assistant Medical Office Management Study of Disease Processes Insurance Coding and Billing Clinical Skills I Medical Laboratory Procedures Clinical Skills II First Aid and Safety Pharmacology Wellness Clinical Review Page 206 . and office procedures. emergency medical procedures.) • Demonstrate competency in clinical skills (such as phlebotomy. medical law. medication administration. scheduling. The student can develop skills in phlebotomy. etc. physician clinics. electrocardiograms. coding.Diploma in Medical Assisting Effective October 2. injections. physiology. ethics. etc.) Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation MATH060 Pre-Algebra MATH080 Elementary Algebra Courses: General Education ENGL111 English Composition I Courses: Core BIO122 HSS121 HSS134 MEDA111 MEDA123 MEDA132 MEDA133 MEDA211 MEDA212 MEDA221 MEDA222 MEDA223 MEDA230 MEDA241 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 2 Effective October 7. technology in the clinical setting. 2011. etc. this program is no longer available for future enrollments The Diploma in Medical Assisting (Diploma – MA) program is designed to prepare students to perform various technical and administrative skills as a member of a healthcare team in various settings.

): • ENGL112 English Composition II • HIST210 World History & Culture I • IT105 Information and Technology Literacy • LITR220 Values in World Literature • MATH143 Business Algebra • PSYC100 Intro to Psychology The Diploma in Medical Assisting Program at the North Kansas City Campus is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) 7777 Leesburg Pike Suite 314 N. evaluate. ethical decision-making. which are valuable for employment in career fields such as sales. and information technology. Graduates from the ASGS program also attain the education competencies that are needed to advance in their careers and can serve as a solid foundation for continuing education. and use information to create knowledge • Solve complex problems independently and creatively Courses: Core BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab – Human Body ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking Effective October 7. 2012 4. VA 22043 (703)917-9503 Associate of Science in General Studies The Associate of Science in General Studies (ASGS) program is designed to provide a targeted educational experience that prepares students to develop the specific critical thinking.MEDA250 MEDA260 Clinical Externship Employment Strategies for Success as a Medical Assistant 6 2 62 66 Total Program Credits: Students who successfully complete the Diploma in MA Program and want to obtain the Associate’s Degree in Medical Assisting will need to successfully complete the following General Education courses (24 hrs. military and government service.5 4. problem solving. and communication skills.5 1. Falls Church.5 Page 207 . Outcomes: • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the importance of the moral standards embodied in a professional code of ethics • Communicate in written and verbal modes of communications • Show an understanding of the diverse national and global cultural environments in which people work • Work effectively as a problem-solving team member • Access.

problem solving. this program is no longer available for future enrollments Outcomes: • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the importance of the moral standards embodied in a professional code of ethics • Communicate in written and verbal modes of communications Effective October 7.5 4.5 4. 2012 The Associate of Applied Science in General Studies (AASGS) program is designed to provide a targeted educational experience that prepares students to develop the specific critical thinking.5 4. Page 208 . Associate of Applied Science in General Studies Effective July 26. and information technology.5 1. which are valuable for employment in career fields such as sales.5 4. Graduates from the AASGS program also attain the education competencies that are needed to advance in their careers and can serve as a solid foundation for continuing education.5 4.Science and Technology Sociology: Understanding Groups Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective Career Planning and Management 4.5 4.5 4. ethical decision-making.5 4.5 4 61 32 93 Courses: Electives ELE Choose a minimum of 32 credit hours Total Program Credits: Students attending a physical campus may be required to take preparatory courses: ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 *This degree program may not fulfill the prerequisite requirements to fully matriculate into all of CTU bachelor degree programs. and communication skills. military and government service.ENGL103 HIST101 or GOVT201 LITR201 MATH102 MATH106 PHIL301 PSYC101 SCI101 SCI103 SOCL120 UNIV104 UNIV201 Composition: Writing and Research Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century or American Government and Public Affairs Literature: A Reflection of Life Introduction to College Math Algebra for Business Ethics for Professionals Psychology: Understanding Individuals Introduction to the Sciences Lab .5 4. 2011. Contact your admissions representative for additional information or if you have any questions.

is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. 2012 Page 209 . and use information to create knowledge Solve complex problems independently and creatively English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 56 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 12 92 Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I HIST250 or World Cultures and Values HIST310 World History and Culture II HUMN200 Art and Music Appreciation INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra PHIL310 Ethics PSYC100 or Introduction to Psychology SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology SCI205 Environmental Science Courses: Core BADM305 EBUS208 IT190 IT235 IT254 MGMT115 Courses: Electives ELE Total Program Credits: Organizational Behavior Web Site/Portfolio Development Introduction to IT Database Applications With Access Spreadsheet Applications Introductory Business Practices Select a minimum of 12 credit hours ENGL112. Dean or Chair. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education. English Composition II.• • • • Show an understanding of the diverse national and global cultural environments in which people work Work effectively as a problem-solving team member Access. evaluate. Effective October 7.

global branding and cross cultural communications on advertising • Demonstrate the use of a variety of marketing related skills • Convert customer requests into clear specifications and proposals. this program is no longer available for future enrollments The power of advertising. intellectual property and apply copyright guidelines to projects • Apply written communication skills critical to graphic designers • Create and refine individual professional quality resume and portfolio Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Page 210 Courses: General Education DMD120 Design Fundamentals ECON201 Macroeconomics EM208 Web Development I ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL210 Professional Speaking ENGL240 or Professional Communication for Technical Careers ENGL200 Professional Writing FINC200 or Applied Finance and Managerial Accounting MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics Effective October 7. project management. 2012 .Bachelor of Science in Advertising and Digital Media Design Effective October 2. digital design and marketing industries • Explore the role of mobile computing. social networking and blogging on • Examine the impact of cultural differences. teamwork skills. meeting deadlines. 2011. copyright. Outcomes: • Explore the advertising. Creative businesses seek marketing professionals that can manage media campaigns and design requests from concept to completion. and legal guidelines for customer projects and manage them from conception to completion • Exhibit professionalism through accuracy. marketing and digital media permeates nearly every area of our daily lives from consumer recognition to product loyalty and beyond. attention to detail. then use the appropriate graphic design processes to meet client expectations • Explore the basics of 3D computer graphics • Select appropriate techniques and technologies for both print and web media • Establish budget. advertising on line. The ability to create memorable images and manage projects effectively and memorably can lead towards a rewarding future in the Creative industry. and effectively respond to clients’ needs • Explore ethical issues related to advertising and advertising professionals • Describe the importance of ethical decision making as it relates to design. virtual worlds.

INTD111 or INTD121 IT254 MATH103 or MATH143 MGMT115 MKTG225 PHIL340 or PHIL310 SCI205 VC151 Courses: Core ADV221 ADV231 ADV321 ADV331 BADM475 DMD130 DMD225 DMD230 DMD242 DMD243 or DMD340 or DMD371 DMD270 DMD290 DMD295 or DMD496 or DMD497 DMD310 DMD322 DMD325 DMD370 DMD375 EM210 EM218 EM270 EM301 EM325 PM220 VC110 VC125 VC210 Creating Academic and Professional Success Introduction to the Design Process Spreadsheet Applications College Algebra Business Algebra Introductory Business Practices Introduction to Marketing Ethics for the Technology Age Ethics Environmental Science History of Graphic Design 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 64 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 108 Page 211 Advertising Principles Virtual Advertising Global Advertising Ethics in Advertising Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship Typography I Computer Illustration I Typography II Digital Imaging Digital Photography Branding and Packaging Desktop Desktop Publishing I Portfolio Development Design Studio Internship Digital Media Capstone Corporate Identity Development Production Standards Computer Illustration II Desktop Publishing II Digital Video Editing Introduction to 3D Virtual Worlds Web Development II Emerging Media and Technology Foundations in 3D Computer Graphics Multi-Media Development for the Web Project Management Tools Drawing I Visual Thinking and Layout Techniques Drawing II Effective October 7. 2012 .

Web designers. design firms. artists and production managers with bachelor’s degrees. then use the appropriate graphic design processes to meet client needs • Utilize budgeting. printing companies. video and film production companies. make sales and entertain their customers. computer animation houses. copyright. Bachelor of Science in Digital Media Design Effective October 2. scheduling and project management skills from project conception to • Explore and implement a variety of print and web technologies • Select appropriate techniques and technologies for both print and web media • Demonstrate advanced digital image editing and manipulation techniques • Explore the basics of 3D computer graphics • Exhibit professionalism through accuracy. Outcomes: • Implement business. is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. intellectual property • Apply written communication skills critical to graphic designers • Create and refine an individual graphic design resume and portfolio • Apply copyright guidelines to projects Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 Courses: General Education DMD120 Design Fundamentals Effective October 7. Dean or Chair. and marketing strategies used in the graphic design industry • Convert customer requests into clear proposals and specifications. and in-house agencies are among the organizations that seek designers. 3D Virtual Worlds. public relations firms. 2011. English Composition II. Advertising agencies. advertising. and effectively interfacing with clients • Explore digital video editing. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education. and emerging media • Describe the importance of ethical decision making as it relates to design. teamwork skills.Courses: Electives ELE Total Program Credits: Select a minimum of 12 credit hours 12 184 ENGL112. attention to detail. 2012 Page 212 . Graduates who are skilled in solving marketing and communication challenges with a wide range of creative digital solutions can have a rewarding future. this program is no longer available for future enrollments Businesses depend on creative concepts and innovative media solutions to carry their messages. meeting deadlines.

2012 Macroeconomics Web Development I Web Site/Portfolio Development English Composition I English Composition II Professional Speaking Professional Communication for Technical Careers Professional Writing Applied Finance and Managerial Accounting Computer Assisted Statistics Creating Academic and Professional Success Introduction to the Design Process Spreadsheet Applications College Algebra Business Algebra Introductory Business Practices Introduction to Marketing Ethics for the Technology Age Ethics Environmental Science History of Graphic Design Advertising Principles Typography I Computer Illustration I Typography II Digital Imaging Digital Photography Desktop Publishing I Portfolio Development Design Studio Internship Digital Media Capstone Corporate Identity Development Desktop Publishing II Desktop Publishing III Digital Video Editing Introduction to 3D Virtual Worlds Web Development II Emerging Media and Technology Foundations in 3D Computer Graphics Multi-Media Development for the Web Project Management Tools Drawing I Visual Thinking and Layout Techniques Drawing II 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 64 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 88 Page 213 .ECON201 EM208 or EBUS208 ENGL111 ENGL112 ENGL210 ENGL240 or ENGL200 FINC200 or MATH306 INTD111 or INTD121 IT254 MATH103 or MATH143 MGMT115 MKTG225 PHIL340 or PHIL310 SCI205 VC151 Courses: Core ADV221 DMD130 DMD225 DMD230 DMD242 DMD243 DMD270 DMD290 DMD295 or DMD496 or DMD497 DMD310 DMD370 DMD371 DMD375 EM210 EM218 EM270 EM301 EM325 PM220 VC110 VC125 VC210 Effective October 7.

Advertising agencies. advertising. ADV or other approved courses Select a minimum of 12 credit hours 20 12 32 184 ENGL112. is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses.Courses: Electives DMD/EM/ADV ELE GEN ELE Total Program Credits: Select 20 credit hours from DMD. public relations firms. make sales and entertain their customers. intellectual property • Apply written communication skills critical to graphic designers • Create and refine individual graphic design resume and portfolio • Apply copyright guidelines to projects Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing 4 4 Effective October 7. and in-house agencies are among the organizations that seek designers. 2012 Page 214 . attention to detail. Web designers. 2011. computer animation houses. teamwork skills. and emerging media • Describe the importance of ethical decision making as it relates to design. EM. this program is no longer available for future enrollments Emerging Media Concentration Businesses depend on creative concepts and innovative media solutions to carry their messages. Dean or Chair. meeting deadlines. artists and production managers with bachelor’s degrees. then use the appropriate graphic design processes to meet client needs • Utilize budgeting. scheduling and project management skills from project conception to • Explore and implement a variety of print and web technologies • Select appropriate techniques and technologies for both print and web media • Demonstrate advanced digital image editing and manipulation techniques • Explore the basics of 3D computer graphics • Exhibit professionalism through accuracy. design firms. Outcomes: • Implement business. Bachelor of Science in Digital Media Design Effective October 2. English Composition II. copyright. and marketing strategies used in the graphic design industry • Convert customer requests into clear proposals and specifications. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education. and effectively interfacing with clients • Explore digital video editing. printing companies. video and film production companies. Graduates who are skilled in solving marketing and communication challenges with a wide range of creative digital solutions can have a rewarding future. 3D Virtual Worlds.

2012 Advertising Principles Typography I Computer Illustration I Typography II Digital Imaging Digital Photography Desktop Publishing I Portfolio Development Design Studio Internship Digital Media Capstone Corporate Identity Development Branding and Packaging Editorial Design .MATH060 MATH080 Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 Courses: General Education DMD120 Design Fundamentals ECON201 Macroeconomics EM208 Web Development I EM218 Web Development II EM270 Emerging Media and Technology EM325 Multi-Media Development for the Web ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL210 Professional Speaking ENGL240 or Professional Communication for Technical Careers ENGL200 Professional Writing FINC200 or Applied Finance and Managerial Accounting MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics INTD111 or Creating Academic and Professional Success INTD121 Introduction to the Design Process IT254 Spreadsheet Applications College Algebra MATH103 or MATH143 Business Algebra MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices MKTG220 Introduction to Marketing PHIL340 or Ethics for the Technology Age PHIL310 Ethics PM220 Project Management Tools SCI205 or Environmental Science PHY130 Animation Mechanics VC151 History of Graphic Design Courses: Core ADV221 DMD130 DMD225 DMD230 DMD242 DMD243 DMD270 DMD290 DMD295 or DMD496 or DMD497 DMD310 DMD340 or DMD465 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 80 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Page 215 Effective October 7.

design firms. scheduling and project management skills from project conception to • Explore and implement a variety of print and web technologies Effective October 7. 2011. English Composition II. computer animation houses. Advertising agencies. and in-house agencies are among the organizations that seek designers. make sales and entertain their customers. Graduates who are skilled in solving marketing and communication challenges with a wide range of creative digital solutions can have a rewarding future. public relations firms.DMD370 DMD375 EM210 EM301 VC110 VC125 VC210 Desktop Publishing II Digital Video Editing Introduction to 3D Virtual Worlds Foundations in 3D Computer Graphics Drawing I Visual Thinking and Layout Techniques Drawing II Courses: Concentration CS104 or Problem Solving Concepts With C++ IT106 or Introduction to Programming Logic EM406 Advanced 3D Projects EM302 3D Modeling EM303 3D Character Rigging EM304 3D Animation EM310 or Introduction to Maya Programming With MEL EM405 3D Environments Courses: Electives ELE Total Program Credits: 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 72 4 4 4 4 4 20 12 184 Select a minimum of 12 credit hours ENGL112. 2012 Page 216 . advertising. and marketing strategies used in the graphic design industry • Convert customer requests into clear proposals and specifications. this program is no longer available for future enrollments Advertising Media Concentration Businesses depend on creative concepts and innovative media solutions to carry their messages. is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. artists and production managers with bachelor’s degrees. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education. then use the appropriate graphic design processes to meet client needs • Utilize budgeting. printing companies. video and film production companies. Web designers. Dean or Chair. Outcomes: • Implement business. Bachelor of Science Digital Media Design Effective October 2.

meeting deadlines. 2012 Page 217 . and emerging media Describe the importance of ethical decision making as it relates to design. teamwork skills. attention to detail. 3D Virtual Worlds. copyright. and effectively interfacing with clients Explore digital video editing. intellectual property Apply written communication skills critical to graphic designers Create and refine individual graphic design resume and portfolio Select appropriate techniques and technologies for both print and web media Apply copyright guidelines to projects English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 80 Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 Courses: General Education DMD120 Design Fundamentals ECON201 Macroeconomics EM208 Web Development I EM218 Web Development II EM270 Emerging Media and Technology EM325 Multi-Media Development for the Web ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL210 Professional Speaking ENGL240 or Professional Communication for Technical Careers ENGL200 Professional Writing Applied Finance and Managerial Accounting FINC200 or MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics INTD111 or Creating Academic and Professional Success INTD121 Introduction to the Design Process IT254 Spreadsheet Applications MATH103 or College Algebra MATH143 Business Algebra MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices MKTG225 Introduction to Marketing PHIL340 Ethics for the Technology Age PM220 Project Management Tools SCI205 or Environmental Science PHY130 Animation Mechanics VC151 History of Graphic Design Effective October 7.• • • • • • • • • Demonstrate advanced digital image editing and manipulation techniques Explore the basics of 3D computer graphics Exhibit professionalism through accuracy.

Courses: Core ADV221 DMD130 DMD225 DMD230 DMD242 DMD243 DMD270 DMD290 DMD295 or DMD496 or DMD497 DMD310 DMD340 or DMD465 DMD370 DMD375 EM210 EM301 VC110 VC125 VC210 Advertising Principles Typography I Computer Illustration I Typography II Digital Imaging Digital Photography Desktop Publishing I Portfolio Development Design Studio Internship Digital Media Capstone Corporate Identity Development Branding and Packaging Editorial Design Desktop Publishing II Digital Video Editing Introduction to 3D Virtual Worlds Foundations in 3D Computer Graphics Drawing I Visual Thinking and Layout Techniques Drawing II 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 72 4 4 4 4 4 20 12 184 Courses: Concentration ADV231 Virtual Advertising ADV321 Global Advertising ADV331 Ethics in Advertising BADM475 Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship EBUS308 Introduction to e-Business Courses: Electives ELE Select a minimum of 12 credit hours Total Program Credits: ENGL112. is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Dean or Chair. English Composition II. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education. Effective October 7. 2012 Page 218 .

and in-house agencies are among the organizations that seek designers. copyright. artists and production managers with bachelor’s degrees. printing companies. Web designers. 3D Virtual Worlds. and emerging media • Describe the importance of ethical decision making as it relates to design. meeting deadlines. 2011. design firms. make sales and entertain their customers. attention to detail. intellectual property and apply copyright guidelines to projects • Apply written communication skills critical to graphic designers • Create and refine an individual graphic design resume and portfolio • Apply copyright guidelines to projects Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Page 219 Courses: General Education DMD120 Design Fundamentals ECON201 Macroeconomics EM208 Web Development I EM218 Web Development II EM270 Emerging Media and Technology EM325 Multi-Media Development for the Web ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL210 Professional Speaking ENGL240 Professional Communication for Technical Careers FINC200 or Applied Finance and Managerial Accounting Effective October 7. 2012 . advertising. Outcomes: • Implement business. public relations firms.Bachelor of Science Digital Media Design Effective October 2. Graduates who are skilled in solving marketing and communication challenges with a wide range of creative digital solutions can have a rewarding future. Advertising agencies. scheduling and project management skills from project conception to • Explore and implement a variety of print and web technologies • Select appropriate techniques and technologies for both print and web media • Demonstrate advanced digital image editing and manipulation techniques • Explore the basics of 3D computer graphics • Exhibit professionalism through accuracy. then use the appropriate graphic design processes to meet client needs • Utilize budgeting. teamwork skills. this program is no longer available for future enrollments Career Emphasis Concentration Businesses depend on creative concepts and innovative media solutions to carry their messages. and effectively interfacing with clients • Explore digital video editing. video and film production companies. computer animation houses. and marketing strategies used in the graphic design industry • Convert customer requests into clear proposals and specifications.

2012 Select a minimum of 12 credit hours .MATH306 INTD111 or INTD121 IT254 MATH103 or MATH143 MGMT115 MKTG225 PHIL340 or PHIL310 PM220 SCI205 or PHY130 VC151 Courses: Core ADV221 DMD130 DMD225 DMD230 DMD242 DMD243 DMD270 DMD290 DMD295 or DMD496 or DMD497 DMD310 DMD340 or DMD465 DMD370 DMD375 EM210 EM301 VC110 VC125 VC210 Computer Assisted Statistics Creating Academic and Professional Success Introduction to the Design Process Spreadsheet Applications College Algebra Business Algebra Introductory Business Practices Introduction to Marketing Ethics for the Technology Age Ethics Project Management Tools Environmental Science Animation Mechanics History of Graphic Design 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 80 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 72 20 12 184 Page 220 Advertising Principles Typography I Computer Illustration I Typography II Digital Imaging Digital Photography Desktop Publishing I Portfolio Development Design Studio Internship Digital Media Capstone Corporate Identity Development Branding and Packaging Editorial Design Desktop Publishing II Digital Video Editing Introduction to 3D Virtual Worlds Foundations in 3D Computer Graphics Drawing I Visual Thinking and Layout Techniques Drawing II Courses: Concentration Concentration choice: Select 20 credits hours for career concentration Courses: Electives ELE Total Program Credits: Effective October 7.

improved insight into business operations.5 1. efficient. objectives and strategies.5 4.5 Page 221 Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab . Graduates of the program will have had the opportunity to develop effective communications skills. technology solutions. Outcomes: • Develop an understanding of financial. The elements of having the ability to understand and assess technology solutions. The program includes a major project where students are required to demonstrate the synthesis of skills they have acquired.5 4. and project management skills.5 4. The program integrates business concepts.5 4. and manage complex projects are critical in accomplishing an organization’s vision. remote. The Bachelor of Science in Enterprise Information Management (BSEIM) program is designed to provide the foundation for those individuals who may the new generation of business leaders. processes. and offshore resources and organizational functions and their relationship in a business setting • Demonstrate software and project management best practices throughout the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) • Use state-of-the-practice techniques to develop a system that meets given quality specifications and includes a functioning business application • Apply state-of-the-practice techniques to design and develop a software system that solves a business-oriented problem Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4.5 4. solve business problems.5 4. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education.ENGL112. 2012 . They should understand the impact of market and customer requirements. and cost management functions and their impact to business processes and operations • Apply the fundamentals of leading and managing local. Bachelor of Science in Enterprise Information Management The ability to integrate people. is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. and technology is becoming increasingly important for an organization to be effective.Human Body ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL203 Professional Speech Communications HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century HUMN201 Introduction to the Fine Arts LITR201 Literature: A Reflection of Life Effective October 7. capital. budgeting. Dean or Chair. a variety of problem solving approaches. and the ability to effectively manage resources and projects. and competitive in a global business environment. English Composition II.

MATH112 MATH203 MATH301 PHIL301 PSYC101 or SOCL120 SCI101 SCI103 UNIV104 Courses: Core ACCT201 BADM305 CE242 CS104 CS246 CS250 CS265 CS346 CS366 CS376 CSS150 HRMT215 IT205 IT254 IT300 IT400 IT481 IT482 MGMT115 MKTG225 PM220 MPM344 SWE440 SWE441 Courses: Electives BUS/PM/TM ELE Programming ELE Analytic College Algebra Applications of Discrete Mathematics Data Driven Statistics Ethics for Professionals Psychology: Understanding Individuals Sociology: Understanding Groups Introduction to the Sciences Lab . Project Management or Technical courses Select one object-oriented program language and take 12 credits of courses in that language Total Program Credits: Available Programming Electives: CS115 Programming With C++ Effective October 7.5 66 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 96 8 12 20 182 4 Accounting I Organizational Behavior Computer Architecture Problem Solving Concepts With C++ Structured Query Language Fundamentals of Database Systems Algorithms User Interface Design Software Engineering Methods Object Oriented Methods Introduction to Computer Security Management of Human Resources Fundamentals of Networking Spreadsheet Applications Computer Networks and Communications Information Technology Architectures IT Capstone I IT Capstone II Introductory Business Practices Introduction to Marketing Project Management Tools Project Risk Management Software Project Management Human Elements in Projects and Organizations Select 8 credits from Business.5 1. 2012 Page 222 .Science and Technology Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.

5 4. the need is for professionals who can align and manage technology in harmony with human resources.CS116 CS215 CS216 CS230 CS316 IT115 IT215 IT315 C# Programming Intermediate C++ Programming Intermediate C# Programming Data Structures Advanced C# Programming Programming With Java Intermediate Java Programming Advanced Java 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management Most organizations have invested significantly in computer hardware and software systems.5 4.5 4. implementation. discuss the capabilities of modern database systems.5 4. and querying of a database to support a • Apply the skills necessary to manage people and to use technology to support business goals through team projects • Apply the tools and techniques of project management Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4. Outcomes: • Plan. maintain.5 4. implement. The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management (BSISM) provides a mix of technical and business coursework that provides a balance of skills.5 4. Today. and manage computing and information systems • Demonstrate an understanding of current computer networks and protocols of data • Explain database concepts.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 Page 223 Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab .Human Body ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL203 Professional Speech Communications ENGL206 Technical and Professional Writing HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century HUMN201 Introduction to the Fine Arts LITR201 Literature: A Reflection of Life MATH112 Analytic College Algebra MATH301 Data Driven Statistics PHIL301 Ethics for Professionals PSYC101 or Psychology: Understanding Individuals SOCL120 Sociology: Understanding Groups Effective October 7.5 1.5 4. and apply those concepts in the design. 2012 .

2012 Page 224 .5 66 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 112 Accounting I Organizational Behavior International Business Business Law I Problem Solving Concepts With C++ Introduction to UNIX Structured Query Language Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I Web Site/Portfolio Development Introduction to 3D Virtual Worlds Web Development II Scripting for the Web Emerging Media and Technology Web-Based Database Applications Applied Finance and Managerial Accounting Client/Server Operating Systems Introduction to Computer Technology Introduction to IT Fundamentals of Networking IT Support Systems Database Applications With Access Spreadsheet Applications Computer Networks and Communications Client/Server System and Network Administration Information Technology Architectures ISM Capstone I ISM Capstone II Introductory Business Practices Project Management Tools Technical elective: Select 4 credits of approved technical electives 4 182 Effective October 7.5 1.SCI101 SCI103 UNIV104 Courses: Core ACCT201 BADM305 BADM350 or MGMT235 CS104 CS146 CS246 CSS150 EM208 or EBUS208 EM210 EM218 EM228 EM270 EM420 FINC200 IT145 IT180 IT190 IT205 IT225 IT235 IT254 IT300 IT340 IT400 IT485 IT486 MGMT115 PM220 Courses: Electives ELE Total Program Credits: Introduction to the Sciences Lab .5 4.Science and Technology Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective 4.

database architecture and web-based applications using a security development lifecycle model.5 4. Outcomes: • Explain how security can be implemented through network communication protocols and supporting network hardware.5 4. or security administrators. They apply tools and technologies to ensure that the organization is secure.5 1. Examine and explain the benefits of a Computer Incident Response Team and demonstrate the use of tools to audit. and other infrastructure security techniques that include governance and strategic alignment of IT and business. risk management. social engineering. technologies. statutes and laws regarding computer systems security compliance issues.Bachelor of Science in Information Assurance Security Information Technology Concentration Information assurance and security professionals design. interpersonal. • Employ techniques for the collection. • Demonstrate the proficiency of both a current programming language and scripting language. networking components and databases result in the achievement of an organization’s mission. • Recognize. malware.5 4. and communication skills required to influence internal decision making and overall organizational effectiveness. • Demonstrate the ability to incorporate secure practices into the design and development of software programs. manage. and methods of securing an enterprise. detect and investigate the elements of an attack. The Bachelors of Science in Information Assurance and Security degree allows undergraduate learners to acquire and apply various processes. including security policies. network. 2012 4. • Explain how an organization’s digital assets are protected by the development of both a Business Continuity Plan and Disaster Recovery Plan. • Describe how the interaction of computer architecture. In addition to information assurance and security expertise.5 Page 225 . configure.Human Body ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL206 Technical and Professional Writing HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century LITR201 Literature: A Reflection of Life Effective October 7. and troubleshoot an organization’s security policies.5 4. hardware. and software infrastructure. Successful graduates of this concentration are prepared to pursue careers as information security consultants. access control. managers. tools. operating systems. disaster recovery and business continuity. install.5 4. incident response. explain and analyze regulations. perimeter security. spam. authentication. encryption. viruses. • Describe and plan the formation of security polices resulting from a comprehensive risk assessment analysis. learners in this concentration demonstrate the business. analyzing and reporting of digital evidence captured from computers. processes. mobile devices and storage systems to support criminal investigations. • Apply and demonstrate critical thinking skills in areas of advanced research through the design of research papers that could benefit the industry.5 4. Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab .

UNIV104 MATH112 MATH203 MATH301 PHIL301 or PHIL306 PSYC101 or SOCL120 SCI101 SCI103 Courses: Core CSS150 CSS200 CSS250 CSS260 CSS280 CSS300 CSS321 CSS330 CSS340 CSS350 CSS351 CSS370 CSS380 CSS410 CSS430 CSS441 CSS450 IT254 Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective Analytic College Algebra Applications of Discrete Mathematics Data Driven Statistics Ethics for Professionals Ethics for the Information Age Psychology: Understanding Individuals Sociology: Understanding Groups Introduction to the Sciences Lab .5 4.5 4.5 66 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 72 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Introduction to Computer Security Principles of Network Security Security Risk Management Scripting with Perl Ethical Hacking Vulnerability Assessment and Management Software Assurance Database Security Operating System Security Computer Forensics I Computer Forensics II Security Architecture Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning Cloud Computing.Science and Technology 4.5 1.5 4.5 4. Privacy and Security Advanced Research in IAS and IT Management Security Compliance Security Capstone Spreadsheet Applications Courses: Concentration CS104 Problem Solving Concepts With C++ CS115 or Programming with C++ IT115 or Programming with Java CS116 C# Programming CS146 Introduction to UNIX Intermediate C++ Programming CS215 or IT215 or Intermediate Java CS216 Programming or Intermediate C# Programming CS246 Structured Query Language CS250 Fundamentals of Database Systems CS352 Advanced Database Systems IT205 Fundamentals of Networking IT300 Computer Networks and Communications IT340 Client/Server System and Network Administration Effective October 7.5 4.5 4. 2012 Page 226 .

IT375 IT400 Total Program Credits:

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Bachelor of Science in Information Assurance Security
Computer Science Concentration Information assurance and security professionals design, install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot an organization’s security policies, processes, network, hardware, and software infrastructure. They apply tools and technologies to ensure that the organization is secure. The Bachelors of Science in Information Assurance and Security degree allows undergraduate learners to acquire and apply various processes, tools, technologies, and methods of securing an enterprise; including security policies, social engineering, access control, authentication, perimeter security, disaster recovery and business continuity, risk management, incident response, viruses, malware, spam, encryption, and other infrastructure security techniques that include governance and strategic alignment of IT and business. In addition to information assurance and security expertise, learners in this concentration demonstrate the business, interpersonal, and communication skills required to influence internal decision making and overall organizational effectiveness. Successful graduates of this concentration are prepared to pursue careers as information security consultants, managers, or security administrators. Outcomes: • Explain how security can be implemented through network communication protocols and supporting network hardware. • Demonstrate the ability to incorporate secure practices into the design and development of software programs, database architecture and web-based applications using a security development lifecycle model. • Describe how the interaction of computer architecture, operating systems, networking components and databases result in the achievement of an organization’s mission. • Demonstrate the proficiency of both a current programming language and scripting language. Examine and explain the benefits of a Computer Incident Response Team and demonstrate the use of tools to audit, detect and investigate the elements of an attack. • Recognize, explain and analyze regulations, statutes and laws regarding computer systems security compliance issues. • Employ techniques for the collection, analyzing and reporting of digital evidence captured from computers, mobile devices and storage systems to support criminal investigations. • Describe and plan the formation of security polices resulting from a comprehensive risk assessment analysis. • Explain how an organization’s digital assets are protected by the development of both a Business Continuity Plan and Disaster Recovery Plan. • Apply and demonstrate critical thinking skills in areas of advanced research through the design of research papers that could benefit the industry.
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Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab - Human Body ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL206 Technical and Professional Writing HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century LITR201 Literature: A Reflection of Life UNIV104 Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective MATH112 Analytic College Algebra MATH203 Applications of Discrete Mathematics MATH301 Data Driven Statistics PHIL301 or Ethics for Professionals PHIL306 Ethics for the Information Age PSYC101 or Psychology: Understanding Individuals SOCL120 Sociology: Understanding Groups SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences SCI103 Lab - Science and Technology Courses: Core CSS150 CSS200 CSS250 CSS260 CSS280 CSS300 CSS321 CSS330 CSS340 CSS350 CSS351 CSS370 CSS380 CSS410 CSS430 CSS441 CSS450 IT254

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Introduction to Computer Security Principles of Network Security Security Risk Management Scripting with Perl Ethical Hacking Vulnerability Assessment and Management Software Assurance Database Security Operating System Security Computer Forensics I Computer Forensics II Security Architecture Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning Cloud Computing, Privacy and Security Advanced Research in IAS and IT Management Security Compliance Security Capstone Spreadsheet Applications

Courses: Concentration CS104 Problem Solving Concepts With C++ CS115 or Programming with C++ CS116 C# Programming CS146 Introduction to Unix CS215 or Intermediate C++ Programming
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CS216 CS230 CS246 CS250 CS340 CS345 CS352 IT205 IT375 Total Program Credits:

Intermediate C# Programming Data Structures Structured Query Language Fundamentals of Database Systems Operating Systems UNIX Systems Programming Advanced Database Systems Fundamentals of Networking IT Management Strategy

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Management Concentration Information assurance and security professionals design, install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot an organization’s security policies, processes, network, hardware, and software infrastructure. They apply tools and technologies to ensure that the organization is secure. The Bachelors of Science in Information Assurance and Security degree allows undergraduate learners to acquire and apply various processes, tools, technologies, and methods of securing an enterprise; including security policies, social engineering, access control, authentication, perimeter security, disaster recovery and business continuity, risk management, incident response, viruses, malware, spam, encryption, and other infrastructure security techniques that include governance and strategic alignment of IT and business. In addition to information assurance and security expertise, learners in this concentration demonstrate the business, interpersonal, and communication skills required to influence internal decision making and overall organizational effectiveness. Successful graduates of this concentration are prepared to pursue careers as information security consultants, managers, or security administrators. Outcomes: • Explain how security can be implemented through network communication protocols and supporting network hardware. • Demonstrate the ability to incorporate secure practices into the design and development of software programs, database architecture and web-based applications using a security development lifecycle model. • Describe how the interaction of computer architecture, operating systems, networking components and databases result in the achievement of an organization’s mission. • Demonstrate the proficiency of both a current programming language and scripting language. Examine and explain the benefits of a Computer Incident Response Team and demonstrate the use of tools to audit, detect and investigate the elements of an attack. • Recognize, explain and analyze regulations, statutes and laws regarding computer systems security compliance issues. • Employ techniques for the collection, analyzing and reporting of digital evidence captured from computers, mobile devices and storage systems to support criminal investigations. • Describe and plan the formation of security polices resulting from a comprehensive risk assessment analysis.
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Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab - Human Body ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL206 Technical and Professional Writing HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century LITR201 Literature: A Reflection of Life UNIV104 Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective MATH112 Analytic College Algebra MATH203 Applications of Discrete Mathematics MATH301 Data Driven Statistics PHIL301 or Ethics for Professionals PHIL306 Ethics for the Information Age PSYC101 or Psychology: Understanding Individuals SOCL120 Sociology: Understanding Groups SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences SCI103 Lab - Science and Technology

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Introduction to Computer Security Principles of Network Security Security Risk Management Scripting with Perl Ethical Hacking Vulnerability Assessment and Management Software Assurance Database Security Operating System Security Computer Forensics I Computer Forensics II Security Architecture Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning Cloud Computing, Privacy and Security Advanced Research in IAS and IT Management Security Compliance Security Capstone

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Courses: Concentration BADM150 Contemporary Business Trends BADM305 Organizational Behavior CS104 Problem Solving Concepts With C++ CS115 or Programming with C++ CS116 C# Programming CS215 or Intermediate C++ Programming CS216 Intermediate C# Programming CS250 Fundamentals of Database Systems IT205 Fundamentals of Networking IT375 IT Management Strategy MGMT235 Business Law I MGMT345 Operations Management MPM332 Organizational Leadership BADM370 Quality Management

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Total Program Credits:

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges. Individuals who understand how to use technology to contribute to productivity and the bottom line are in top demand. The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) curriculum includes both a common core, as well as specialization-specific courses. The BSIT core provides a strong foundation in the key information technology areas of programming, systems administration, security, architecture, databases, and ethics. This core centers on an enhanced view of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) as a rational, systematic and repeatable process of systems implementation and is project management applicable across the spectrum of information technology careers. Outcome: Core • Differentiate between current computer networks, protocols, and the role of network management software in organizations • Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements • Distinguish between the principles, concepts, and fundamentals of operating systems • Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation, organization and maintenance of modern database systems • Differentiate and categorize the legal, ethical, and social issues of information technology • Create and design Enterprise Architecture
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Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 Courses: Gen-Ed BIO110 BIO112 ECON210 ENGL101 ENGL103 ENGL206 HIST101 LITR201 or HUMN201 MATH112 MATH203 MATH301 PHIL306 PSYC101 or SOCL120 SCI101 SCI103 UNIV104 OR HUMNELE Courses: Core CS126 CS250 CS363 CSS150 EM208 IT106 IT110 IT145 IT245 IT254 IT401 IT425 MPM210
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English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra The Human Body and Wellness Lab - Human Body Principles of Macroeconomics Composition and Critical Thinking Composition: Writing and Research Technical and Professional Writing Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century Literature: A Reflection of Life Introduction to the Fine Arts Analytic College Algebra Applications of Discrete Mathematics Data Driven Statistics Ethics for the Information Age Psychology: Understanding Individuals Sociology: Understanding Groups Introduction to the Sciences Lab – Science and Technology Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective

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Unix Fundamentals Fundamentals of Database Systems Structured Query Language for Data Management Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I Introduction to Programming Logic Introduction to Programming Client/Server Operating Systems Introduction to Network Management Spreadsheet Applications Information Technology Architectures Systems Analysis, Design and Integration Introduction to Project Management

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Courses: Specialization IT Professional Track Select 40 credits from any BSIT specialization course offerings (as long as pre-requisites are met) * IT Technical Related Select 16 credits from one specific BSIT specialization course offerings track that is technically related (i.e., Programming, Security, Networking, Software Engineering, Web, Database, Data Management, etc.) ** Technical Electives Select 8 credits of technical electives

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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (Program Delivered via Virtual Campus) Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges. Individuals who understand how to use technology to contribute to productivity and the bottom line are in top demand. The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) curriculum includes both a common core, as well as specialization-specific courses. The BSIT core provides a strong foundation in the key information technology areas of programming, systems administration, security, architecture, databases, and ethics. This core centers on an enhanced view of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) as a rational, systematic and repeatable process of systems implementation and is project management applicable across the spectrum of information technology careers. Outcome: Core • Differentiate between current computer networks, protocols, and the role of network management software in organizations • Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements • Distinguish between the principles, concepts, and fundamentals of operating systems • Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation, organization and maintenance of modern database systems • Differentiate and categorize the legal, ethical, and social issues of information technology • Create and design Enterprise Architecture • Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language • Implement the goals, processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application supported by a project plan
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Courses: Gen-Ed BIO110 BIO112 ECON210 ENGL101 ENGL103 ENGL206 HIST101 LITR201 or HUMN201 MATH112 MATH203 MATH301 PHIL306 PSYC101 or SOCL120 SCI101 SCI103 UNIV104 OR HUMNELE Courses: Core CS126 CS251 CS362 CSS150 EM208 IT106 IT110 IT140 IT245 IT254 IT401 IT425 MPM210

The Human Body and Wellness Lab - Human Body Principles of Macroeconomics Composition and Critical Thinking Composition: Writing and Research Technical and Professional Writing Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century Literature: A Reflection of Life Introduction to the Fine Arts Analytic College Algebra Applications of Discrete Mathematics Data Driven Statistics Ethics for the Information Age Psychology: Understanding Individuals Sociology: Understanding Groups Introduction to the Sciences Lab – Science and Technology Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective

4.5 1.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 1.5 4.5 66 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 54 40

Unix Fundamentals Fundamentals of Database Systems Structured Query Language for Data Management Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I Introduction to Programming Logic Introduction to Programming Introduction to Operating Systems and Client/Server Environments Introduction to Network Management Spreadsheet Applications Information Technology Architectures Systems Analysis, Design and Integration Introduction to Project Management

Courses: Specialization IT Professional Track Select 40 credits from any BSIT specialization course offerings (as long as pre-requisites are met) * IT Technical Related Select 16 credits from one specific BSIT specialization course offerings track that is technically related (i.e., Programming, Security, Networking, Software Engineering, Web, Database, Data Management, etc.) ** Technical Electives Select 8 credits of technical electives Total Program Credits

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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Data Management Specialization The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a specialization in Data Management (BSIT-DM) provides a core curriculum which includes an introduction to key topics and technologies such as database systems, SQL, security, programming logic, operating systems, network management, architecture, and project management. A unique approach to the systems development lifecycle is also fully employed and utilized. The data management specialization focuses on the application of data management to the enterprise. Along with increased knowledge of databases and structure, students also examine important areas including business intelligence, data warehousing, data mining, analytics, visualization, master databases, and data quality assurance. In the data management concentration, the student obtains a deeper understanding for applying data management concepts and analytical tools to support the decision-making processes used for mission critical functions such as accounting, management, marketing, operations and the enterprise in general. Outcomes: Core • Differentiate between current computer networks, protocols, and the role of network management software in organizations • Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements • Distinguish between the principles, concepts, and fundamentals of operating systems • Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation, organization and maintenance of modern database systems • Differentiate and categorize the legal, ethical, and social issues of information technology • Create and design Enterprise Architecture • Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language • Implement the goals, processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application supported by a project plan Outcomes: Specialization Demonstrate data management techniques through the logical design of data information repositories such as data warehouses, data mines, and master databases for structured and unstructured data • Evaluate and apply data analysis and quality assurance techniques that lead to effective business intelligence, decision making, and visualization across multiple business operating units

Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 Courses: Gen-Ed BIO110 BIO112 ECON210 ENGL101

English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra The Human Body and Wellness Lab - Human Body Principles of Macroeconomics Composition and Critical Thinking

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ENGL103 ENGL206 HIST101 LITR201 or HUMN201 MATH112 MATH203 MATH301 PHIL306 PSYC101 or SOCL120 SCI101 SCI103 UNIV104 OR HUMNELE Courses: Core CS126 CS250 CS363 CSS150 EM208 IT106 IT110 IT145 IT245 IT254 IT401 IT425 MPM210

Composition: Writing and Research Technical and Professional Writing Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century Literature: A Reflection of Life Introduction to the Fine Arts Analytic College Algebra Applications of Discrete Mathematics Data Driven Statistics Ethics for the Information Age Psychology: Understanding Individuals Sociology: Understanding Groups Introduction to the Sciences Lab – Science and Technology Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective

4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 1.5 4.5 66 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 54 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Unix Fundamentals Fundamentals of Database Systems Structured Query Language for Data Management Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I Introduction to Programming Logic Introduction to Programming Client/Server Operating Systems Introduction to Network Management Spreadsheet Applications Information Technology Architectures Systems Analysis, Design and Integration Introduction to Project Management

Courses: Specialization ACCT370 Accounting Information Systems BADM150* Contemporary Business Trends IT265 Data Structures For Problem Solving CS352 Advanced Database Systems CS455* Software Requirements Engineering CSS335 Data Security, Quality, and Integrity EBUS310 e-Business Data Analysis IT476* Quantitative Data Analysis IT424* Systems Acquisition and Sourcing MGMT345* Operations Management MKT350* Marketing Research Practices IT415 Business Intelligence IT416 Business Knowledge Systems IT417 Data Extraction, Transformation, and Loading IT418 Decision Support Systems and Data Warehousing
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protocols. SQL. A unique approach to the systems development lifecycle is also fully employed and utilized. analytics. security. master databases.MPM357 Project Performance and Quality Assurance 4 *Students choosing a Project Management focus will take the courses listed below in the Project Management track in place of the courses listed above with an asterisk (*): MPM332 MPM344 MPM346 MPM434 MPM468 Organizational Leadership Project Risk Management Contracts and Procurement Project Scheduling and Cost HR Project Management 4 4 4 6 6 64 Total Program Credits: 184 Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Data Management Specialization (Program Delivered via Virtual Campus) The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a specialization in Data Management (BSIT-DM) provides a core curriculum which includes an introduction to key topics and technologies such as database systems. network management. and fundamentals of operating systems • Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation. the student obtains a deeper understanding for applying data management concepts and analytical tools to support the decision-making processes used for mission critical functions such as accounting. Outcomes: Core • Differentiate between current computer networks. The data management specialization focuses on the application of data management to the enterprise. processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application supported by a project plan Effective October 7. data mining. management. concepts. operations and the enterprise in general. and social issues of information technology • Create and design Enterprise Architecture • Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language • Implement the goals. students also examine important areas including business intelligence. visualization. 2012 Page 237 . Along with increased knowledge of databases and structure. marketing. operating systems. In the data management concentration. data warehousing. ethical. programming logic. and project management. and the role of network management software in organizations • Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements • Distinguish between the principles. architecture. organization and maintenance of modern database systems • Differentiate and categorize the legal. and data quality assurance.

5 4. • Evaluate and apply data analysis and quality assurance techniques that lead to effective business intelligence. and master databases for structured and unstructured data.5 4.5 4.5 4. 2012 Page 238 . data mines.5 4.5 66 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 54 Unix Fundamentals Fundamentals of Database Systems Structured Query Language for Data Management Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I Introduction to Programming Logic Introduction to Programming Introduction to Operating Systems and Client/Server Environments Introduction to Network Management Spreadsheet Applications Information Technology Architectures Systems Analysis. and visualization across multiple business operating units. Design and Integration Introduction to Project Management Effective October 7.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.Human Body Principles of Macroeconomics Composition and Critical Thinking Composition: Writing and Research Technical and Professional Writing Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century Literature: A Reflection of Life Introduction to the Fine Arts Analytic College Algebra Applications of Discrete Mathematics Data Driven Statistics Ethics for the Information Age Psychology: Understanding Individuals Sociology: Understanding Groups Introduction to the Sciences Lab – Science and Technology Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective 4.5 1. Courses: Gen-Ed BIO110 BIO112 ECON210 ENGL101 ENGL103 ENGL206 HIST101 LITR201 or HUMN201 MATH112 MATH203 MATH301 PHIL306 PSYC101 or SOCL120 SCI101 SCI103 UNIV104 OR HUMNELE Courses: Core CS126 CS251 CS362 CSS150 EM208 IT106 IT110 IT140 IT245 IT254 IT401 IT425 MPM210 The Human Body and Wellness Lab .5 4. decision making.5 1.5 4.Outcomes: Specialization • Demonstrate data management techniques through the logical design of data information repositories such as data warehouses.5 4.

2012 Page 239 . organization. and Loading IT418 Decision Support Systems and Data Warehousing MPM357 Project Performance and Quality Assurance 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 *Students choosing a Project Management focus will take the courses listed below in the Project Management track in place of the courses listed above with an asterisk (*): MPM332 MPM344 MPM346 MPM434 MPM468 Organizational Leadership Project Risk Management Contracts and Procurement Project Scheduling and Cost HR Project Management 4 4 4 6 6 64 184 Total Program Credits: Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Security Specialization Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges.Courses: Specialization ACCT370 Accounting Information Systems BADM150* Contemporary Business Trends IT265 Data Structures For Problem Solving CS352 Advanced Database Systems CS455* Software Requirements Engineering CSS335 Data Security. Transformation. and social issues of information technology. Quality. • Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation. ethical. and Integrity EBUS310 e-Business Data Analysis IT424* Systems Acquisition and Sourcing IT476* Quantitative Data Analysis MGMT345* Operations Management MKT350* Marketing Research Practices IT415 Business Intelligence IT416 Business Knowledge Systems IT417 Data Extraction. Individuals who understand how to use technology to contribute to productivity and the bottom line are in top demand. Effective October 7. Outcomes: • Differentiate between current computer networks. • Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements. concepts. and fundamentals of operating systems. and maintenance of modern database systems. • Distinguish between the principles. • Differentiate and categorize the legal. protocols. and the role of network management software in organizations.

5 4. Design and Integration Introduction to Project Management 4 4 4 4 4. Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language.5 4.5 4. processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application supported by a project plan.5 4. Implement the goals. 2012 .5 4.5 4.5 66 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 54 Page 240 Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 Courses: Gen-Ed BIO110 BIO112 ECON210 ENGL101 ENGL103 ENGL206 HIST101 LITR201 or HUMN201 MATH112 MATH203 MATH301 PHIL306 PSYC101 or SOCL120 SCI101 SCI103 UNIV104 OR HUMNELE Courses: Core CS126 CS250 CS363 CSS150 EM208 IT106 IT110 IT145 IT245 IT254 IT401 IT425 MPM210 Effective October 7.• • • • Create and design Enterprise Architecture.5 4.5 4. Define and explain the fundamentals of computer system security requirements.5 4.5 1.5 4. English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra The Human Body and Wellness Lab .5 4.5 1.Human Body Principles of Macroeconomics Composition and Critical Thinking Composition: Writing and Research Technical and Professional Writing Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century Literature: A Reflection of Life Introduction to the Fine Arts Analytic College Algebra Applications of Discrete Mathematics Data Driven Statistics Ethics for the Information Age Psychology: Understanding Individuals Sociology: Understanding Groups Introduction to the Sciences Lab – Science and Technology Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective Unix Fundamentals Fundamentals of Database Systems Structured Query Language for Data Management Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I Introduction to Programming Logic Introduction to Programming Client/Server Operating Systems Introduction to Network Management Spreadsheet Applications Information Technology Architectures Systems Analysis.5 4.5 4.

• Distinguish between the principles. and fundamentals of operating systems. and the role of network management software in organizations. and maintenance of Effective October 7.Courses: Specialization CSS200 CSS250 CSS280 CSS300 CSS321* CSS330 CSS350 CSS410 CSS430* CSS441 CSS450* IT326* IT454* IT456 IT458* MPM357 Principles of Network Security Security Risk Management Ethical Hacking Vulnerability Assessment and Management Software Assurance Database Security Computer Forensics I Cloud Computing. • Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements. 2012 Page 241 . protocols. Outcomes: • Differentiate between current computer networks. concepts. organization. Individuals who understand how to use technology to contribute to productivity and the bottom line are in top demand. • Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation. Privacy and Security Advanced Research in IAS and IT Management Security Compliance Security Capstone Network Infrastructure Administration Security Management Security Architecture Disaster Recovery Project Performance and Quality Assurance 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 *Students choosing a Project Management focus will take the courses listed below in the Project Management track in place of the courses listed above with an asterisk (*): MPM332 MPM344 MPM346 MPM434 MPM468 Organizational Leadership Project Risk Management Contracts and Procurement Project Scheduling and Cost HR Project Management 4 4 4 6 6 64 Total Program Credits: 184 Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Security Specialization (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges.

5 4.5 1.5 4.5 4. processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application supported by a project plan.5 4. 2012 Page 242 .5 4.5 4. 4.Human Body ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL206 Technical and Professional Writing HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century LITR201 or Literature: A Reflection of Life HUMN201 Introduction to the Fine Arts MATH112 Analytic College Algebra MATH203 Applications of Discrete Mathematics MATH301 Data Driven Statistics PHIL306 Ethics for the Information Age PSYC101 or Psychology: Understanding Individuals SOCL120 Sociology: Understanding Groups SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences SCI103 Lab – Science and Technology UNIV104 OR HUMNELE Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective Courses: Core CS126 CS251 CS362 CSS150 EM208 IT106 IT110 IT140 IT245 IT254 IT401 IT425 MPM210 Effective October 7. ethical. Design and Integration Introduction to Project Management 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 54 Courses: Gen-Ed BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab . and social issues of information technology. Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language.5 4.5 4.5 4.• • • • • modern database systems.5 4. Create and design Enterprise Architecture.5 4.5 4. Implement the goals. Differentiate and categorize the legal.5 66 Unix Fundamentals Fundamentals of Database Systems Structured Query Language for Data Management Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I Introduction to Programming Logic Introduction to Programming Introduction to Operating Systems and Client/Server Environments Introduction to Network Management Spreadsheet Applications Information Technology Architectures Systems Analysis. Define and explain the fundamentals of computer system security requirements.5 1.5 4.

This core centers on an enhanced view of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) as a rational. systematic and repeatable process of systems implementation and project management applicable across the spectrum of information technology careers. databases. The BSIT core provides a strong foundation in the key information technology areas of programming.Courses: Specialization CSS200 Principles of Network Security CSS250 Security Risk Management CSS280 Ethical Hacking CSS300 Vulnerability Assessment and Management CSS321* Software Assurance CSS330 Database Security CSS350 Computer Forensics I CSS410 Cloud Computing. and ethics. The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) curriculum includes both a common core. Privacy and Security CSS430* Advanced Research in IAS and IT Management CSS441 Security Compliance CSS450* Security Capstone IT326* Network Infrastructure Administration IT454* Security Management IT456 Security Architecture IT458* Disaster Recovery MPM357 Project Performance and Quality Assurance 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 *Students choosing a Project Management focus will take the courses listed below in the Project Management track in place of the courses listed above with an asterisk (*): MPM332 MPM344 MPM346 MPM434 MPM468 Organizational Leadership Project Risk Management Contracts and Procurement Project Scheduling and Cost HR Project Management 4 4 4 6 6 64 Total Program Credits: 184 Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Software Application Programming Specialization Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges. Effective October 7. as well as concentration-specific courses. 2012 Page 243 . Individuals who understand how to use technology to contribute to productivity and the bottom line are valued employees. security. systems administration. architecture.

• Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements. and overall implementation. Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4.5 4. • Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation. analysis.5 4. and the role of network management software in organizations. organization and maintenance of modern database systems.5 4. protocols. This exceptional critical thinking combined curriculum serves as a strong foundation in helping organizations solve business problems using Information Technology.5 4.5 4.5 4. Outcomes: • Differentiate between current computer networks.5 4. • Create and design Enterprise Architecture. • Distinguish between the principles.5 66 Page 244 Courses: Gen-Ed BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab . and fundamentals of operating systems. including requirements.5 4. • Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language.Human Body ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL206 Technical and Professional Writing HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century LITR201 or Literature: A Reflection of Life HUMN201 Introduction to the Fine Arts MATH112 Analytic College Algebra MATH203 Applications of Discrete Mathematics MATH301 Data Driven Statistics PHIL306 Ethics for the Information Age PSYC101 or Psychology: Understanding Individuals SOCL120 Sociology: Understanding Groups SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences SCI103 Lab – Science and Technology UNIV104 OR HUMNELE Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective Effective October 7. • Differentiate and categorize the legal. ethical.5 1.5 4. concepts. processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application supported by a project plan. • Implement the goals.5 1. testing. design.The Software Applications Programming (SAP) concentration focuses on the JAVA programming language as the core programming language supported by a curriculum focused on software engineering courses.5 4. and social issues of information technology. 2012 .5 4.5 4.5 4.

2012 Page 245 . Design and Integration Introduction to Project Management 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 54 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 20 Data Structures User Interface Design Software Requirements Engineering Software Design Software Testing Object Oriented Methods Software Construction Software Processes Software Project Management Human Elements in Projects and Organizations Software Engineering Capstone I Choose a Programming Track from the list below *Students choosing a Project Management focus will take the courses listed below in the Project Management track in place of the courses listed above with an asterisk (*): MPM332 MPM344 MPM346 MPM357 MPM434 MPM468 Organizational Leadership Project Risk Management Contracts and Procurement Project Performance and Quality Assurance Project Scheduling and Cost HR Project Management 4 4 4 4 6 6 64 Courses: Software Application Programming Tracks Java Track IT151 IT152 IT251 Introduction to Java Programming I Introduction to Java Programming II Intermediate Java Programming I 4 4 4 Effective October 7.Courses: Core CS126 CS250 CS363 CSS150 EM208 IT106 IT110 IT145 IT245 IT254 IT401 IT425 MPM210 Courses: Specialization CS230* CS346 CS455 CS457 CS459 CS376* SWE400* SWE410* SWE440* SWE441* SWE481* Programming Track Unix Fundamentals Fundamentals of Database Systems Structured Query Language for Data Management Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I Introduction to Programming Logic Introduction to Programming Client/Server Operating Systems Introduction to Network Management Spreadsheet Applications Information Technology Architectures Systems Analysis.

Individuals who understand how to use technology to contribute to productivity and the bottom line are valued employees. security. as well as concentration-specific courses. databases. systems administration. systematic and repeatable process of systems implementation and project management applicable across the spectrum of information technology careers. The Software Applications Programming (SAP) concentration focuses on the JAVA programming language as the core programming language supported by a curriculum focused on software engineering courses. The BSIT core provides a strong foundation in the key information technology areas of programming. including Effective October 7. This core centers on an enhanced view of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) as a rational. architecture. The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) curriculum includes both a common core. 2012 Page 246 . and ethics.IT252 IT351 C++ Track CS104 CS115 CS215 EM Elective C# Track CS116 CS216 CS316 EM Elective Visual Basic Track EBUS115 EBUS215 IT410 EM Elective Intermediate Java Programming II Advanced Java Programming Problem Solving Concepts with C++ Programming with C++ Intermediate C++ Programming Choose 2 courses in Emerging Media from list below C# Programming Intermediate C# Programming Advanced C# Programming Choose 2 courses in Emerging Media from list below Visual Basic Programming Intermediate Visual Basic Programming Web Page-Based Database Application Programming with Visual Basic Choose 2 courses in Emerging Media from list below 4 4 4 4 4 8 4 4 4 8 4 4 4 8 4 4 4 4 184 Emerging Media course electives EM218 Web Development II EM228 Scripting for the Web EM325 Multi-Media Development for the Web EM328 Server-Side Scripting for the Web Total Program Credits: Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Software Application Programming Specialization (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges.

5 4. Outcomes: • Differentiate between current computer networks. and overall implementation. • Create and design Enterprise Architecture. This exceptional critical thinking combined curriculum serves as a strong foundation in helping organizations solve business problems using Information Technology. protocols.5 66 Courses: Core CS126 CS251 CS362 CSS150 EM208 Unix Fundamentals Fundamentals of Database Systems Structured Query Language for Data Management Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I 4 4 4 4 4 Page 247 Effective October 7.5 4.5 4. organization and maintenance of modern database systems.5 4.5 4. • Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements.5 4. ethical.5 4.requirements.5 4.5 4.5 1.5 4.5 4. concepts. processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application supported by a project plan.5 1. • Differentiate and categorize the legal. • Implement the goals.Human Body Principles of Macroeconomics Composition and Critical Thinking Composition: Writing and Research Technical and Professional Writing Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century Literature: A Reflection of Life Introduction to the Fine Arts Analytic College Algebra Applications of Discrete Mathematics Data Driven Statistics Ethics for the Information Age Psychology: Understanding Individuals Sociology: Understanding Groups Introduction to the Sciences Lab – Science and Technology Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective 4. • Distinguish between the principles. and social issues of information technology. and the role of network management software in organizations. • Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation.5 4. Courses: Gen-Ed BIO110 BIO112 ECON210 ENGL101 ENGL103 ENGL206 HIST101 LITR201 or HUMN201 MATH112 MATH203 MATH301 PHIL306 PSYC101 or SOCL120 SCI101 SCI103 UNIV104 OR HUMNELE The Human Body and Wellness Lab . analysis. design.5 4. 2012 . testing. • Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language. and fundamentals of operating systems.

Design and Integration Introduction to Project Management 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 54 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Courses: Specialization CS230* Data Structures CS346 User Interface Design CS455 Software Requirements Engineering CS457 Software Design CS459 Software Testing CS377* Object Oriented Methods IT151 Introduction to Java Programming I IT152 Introduction to Java Programming II IT251 Intermediate Java Programming I IT252 Intermediate Java Programming II IT351 Advanced Java Programming SWE400* Software Construction SWE410* Software Processes SWE440* Software Project Management SWE441* Human Elements in Projects and Organizations SWE481* Software Engineering Capstone I *Students choosing a Project Management focus will take the courses listed below in the Project Management track in place of the courses listed above with an asterisk (*): MPM332 MPM344 MPM346 MPM357 MPM434 MPM468 Organizational Leadership Project Risk Management Contracts and Procurement Project Performance and Quality Assurance Project Scheduling and Cost HR Project Management 4 4 4 4 6 6 64 Total Program Credits: 184 Effective October 7. 2012 Page 248 .IT106 IT110 IT140 IT245 IT254 IT401 IT425 MPM210 Introduction to Programming Logic Introduction to Programming Introduction to Operating Systems and Client/Server Environments Introduction to Network Management Spreadsheet Applications Information Technology Architectures Systems Analysis.

and social issues of information technology • Create and design Enterprise Architecture • Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language • Implement the goals. ethical.5 4. and the role of network management software Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation IT080 Introduction to Computing MATH060 Pre-Algebra MATH080 Elementary Algebra Courses: Gen-Ed BIO110 BIO112 ECON210 ENGL101 ENGL103 ENGL206 HIST101 LITR201 or HUMN201 MATH112 MATH203 MATH301 PHIL306 PSYC101 or SOCL120 SCI101 Effective October 7. and fundamentals of operating systems • Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation.5 4.Human Body Principles of Macroeconomics Composition and Critical Thinking Composition: Writing and Research Technical and Professional Writing Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century Literature: A Reflection of Life Introduction to the Fine Arts Analytic College Algebra Applications of Discrete Mathematics Data Driven Statistics Ethics for the Information Age Psychology: Understanding Individuals Sociology: Understanding Groups Introduction to the Sciences .5 4. processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application supported by a project plan • Define and explain current computer networks.Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Network Management Specialization Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges. and the role of network management software in organizations • Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements • Distinguish between the principles. concepts.5 4. Individuals who understand how to use technology to contribute to productivity and the bottom line are in top demand.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4. and maintenance of modern database systems • Differentiate and categorize the legal.5 4.5 Page 249 The Human Body and Wellness Lab .5 4. organization.5 1. 2012 4 4 4 4 4. Outcomes: • Differentiate between current computer networks.5 4.5 4. protocols. protocols.

5 4.SCI103 Lab – Science and Technology UNIV104 OR HUMNELE Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective Courses: Core CS126 CS250 CS363 CSS150 EM208 IT106 IT110 IT145 IT245 IT254 IT401 IT425 MPM210 Unix Fundamentals Fundamentals of Database Systems Structured Query Language for Data Management Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I Introduction to Programming Logic Introduction to Programming Client/Server Operating Systems Introduction to Network Management Spreadsheet Applications Information Technology Architectures Systems Analysis. Managing and Maintaining a Network Infrastructure IT329 Network Infrastructure Design IT458 Disaster Recovery IT481* IT Capstone I IT482* IT Capstone II MPM344 Project Risk Management MPM357 Project Performance and Quality Assurance 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 *Students choosing a Project Management focus will take the courses listed below in the Project Management track in place of the courses listed above with an asterisk (*): MPM332 MPM346 Organizational Leadership Contracts and Procurement 4 4 Effective October 7. Design and Integration Introduction to Project Management 1.5 66 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 54 Courses: Specialization CS345 UNIX Systems Programming CS352 Advanced Database Systems CSS200 Principles of Network Security EBUS308* Introduction to e-Business IT190* Introduction to IT IT200 Introduction to Networking IT225* IT Support Systems IT300 Computer Networks and Communications IT326 Network Infrastructure Administration IT327 Implementing. 2012 Page 250 .

5 4.5 4.Human Body Principles of Macroeconomics Composition and Critical Thinking Composition: Writing and Research Technical and Professional Writing Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century Literature: A Reflection of Life Introduction to the Fine Arts Analytic College Algebra Applications of Discrete Mathematics Data Driven Statistics Ethics for the Information Age Psychology: Understanding Individuals Sociology: Understanding Groups Introduction to the Sciences Lab – Science and Technology 4. and maintenance of modern database systems • Differentiate and categorize the legal.5 4. and the role of network management software in organizations • Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements • Distinguish between the principles.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4. concepts.5 4.5 1. Individuals who understand how to use technology to contribute to productivity and the bottom line are in top demand. ethical. and the role of network management software Courses: Gen-Ed BIO110 BIO112 ECON210 ENGL101 ENGL103 ENGL206 HIST101 LITR201 or HUMN201 MATH112 MATH203 MATH301 PHIL306 PSYC101 or SOCL120 SCI101 SCI103 The Human Body and Wellness Lab . and social issues of information technology • Create and design Enterprise Architecture • Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language • Implement the goals.5 4. protocols. processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application supported by a project plan • Define and explain current computer networks.5 4. 2012 Page 251 . and fundamentals of operating systems • Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation. Outcomes: • Differentiate between current computer networks.5 Effective October 7.MPM434 MPM468 Project Scheduling and Cost HR Project Management 6 6 64 Total Program Credits: 184 Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Network Management Specialization (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges. organization. protocols.5 1.5 4.5 4.

UNIV104 OR HUMNELE Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective Courses: Core CS126 CS251 CS362 CSS150 EM208 IT106 IT110 IT140 IT245 IT254 IT401 IT425 MPM210 4. Design and Integration Introduction to Project Management Courses: Specialization CS345 UNIX Systems Programming CS352 Advanced Database Systems CSS200 Principles of Network Security IT190* Introduction to IT IT203 Introduction to Networking IT225* IT Support Systems IT302 Computer Networks and Communications IT326 Network Infrastructure Administration IT327 Implementing.5 66 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 54 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Unix Fundamentals Fundamentals of Database Systems Structured Query Language for Data Management Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I Introduction to Programming Logic Introduction to Programming Introduction to Operating Systems and Client/Server Environments Introduction to Network Management Spreadsheet Applications Information Technology Architectures Systems Analysis. 2012 Page 252 . Managing and Maintaining a Network Infrastructure IT329 Network Infrastructure Design IT458 Disaster Recovery IT487* IT Capstone I IT488* IT Capstone II EBUS308* Introduction to e-Business MPM344 Project Risk Management MPM357 Project Performance and Quality Assurance *Students choosing a Project Management focus will take the courses listed below in the Project Management track in place of the courses listed above with an asterisk (*): MPM332 MPM346 Organizational Leadership Contracts and Procurement 4 4 Effective October 7.

• Differentiate and categorize the legal.5 Page 253 .MPM434 MPM468 Project Scheduling and Cost HR Project Management 6 6 64 184 Total Program Credits: Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Software Systems Engineering Specialization Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges.5 1.5 4.5 4. • Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation.Human Body Principles of Macroeconomics Composition and Critical Thinking Composition: Writing and Research Technical and Professional Writing Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century Literature: A Reflection of Life Introduction to the Fine Arts Analytic College Algebra 4 4 4 4 4.5 4. and fundamentals of operating systems.5 4. 2012 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra The Human Body and Wellness Lab . and the role of network management software in organizations. organization. • Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language. and maintenance of modern database systems. protocols. concepts.5 4. ethical. and social issues of information technology. processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application supported by a project plan.5 4. • Distinguish between the principles. • Create and design Enterprise Architecture. Outcomes: • Differentiate between current computer networks. Individuals who understand how to use technology to contribute to productivity and the bottom line are in top demand. • Implement the goals and techniques of software engineering through the development of a complex application Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 Courses: Gen-Ed BIO110 BIO112 ECON210 ENGL101 ENGL103 ENGL206 HIST101 LITR201 or HUMN201 MATH112 Effective October 7. • Implement the goals.5 4. • Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements.

5 4.5 4. Design and Integration Introduction to Project Management Courses: Specialization CS230* CS346* CS376* CS455 CS457 CS459 MPM344 MPM357 SWE311 SWE410 SWE440 SWE441 SWE481* SWE482* Programming Track Data Structures User Interface Design Object Oriented Methods Software Requirements Engineering Software Design Software Testing Project Risk Management Project Performance and Quality Assurance The Software Engineering Profession Software Processes Software Project Management Human Elements in Projects and Organizations Software Engineering Capstone I Software Engineering Capstone II Choose a Programming Track from the list below 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 8 *Students choosing a Project Management focus will take the courses listed below in the Project Management track in place of the courses listed above with an asterisk (*): MPM332 Effective October 7.5 4.5 1. 2012 Organizational Leadership 4 Page 254 .5 4.MATH203 MATH301 PHIL306 PSYC101 or SOCL120 SCI101 SCI103 UNIV104 OR HUMNELE Courses: Core CS126 CS250 CS363 CSS150 EM208 IT106 IT110 IT145 IT245 IT254 IT401 IT425 MPM210 Applications of Discrete Mathematics Data Driven Statistics Ethics for the Information Age Psychology: Understanding Individuals Sociology: Understanding Groups Introduction to the Sciences Lab – Science and Technology Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective 4.5 66 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 54 Unix Fundamentals Fundamentals of Database Systems Structured Query Language for Data Management Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I Introduction to Programming Logic Introduction to Programming Client/Server Operating Systems Introduction to Network Management Spreadsheet Applications Information Technology Architectures Systems Analysis.5 4.

and the role of network management software in organizations. • Create and design Enterprise Architecture. Outcomes: • Differentiate between current computer networks. • Implement the goals. organization. Individuals who understand how to use technology to contribute to productivity and the bottom line are in top demand. • Differentiate and categorize the legal. ethical. protocols. • Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language. 2012 Page 255 . and maintenance of modern database systems.MPM346 MPM434 MPM468 Contracts and Procurement Project Scheduling and Cost HR Project Management 4 6 6 64 Courses: Software Systems Engineering Programming Tracks Java Track IT151 IT152 C++ Track CS115 CS215 C# Track CS116 CS216 Visual Basic Track EBUS115 EBUS215 Total Program Credits Introduction to Java Programming I Introduction to Java Programming II Programming with C++ Intermediate C++ Programming C# Programming Intermediate C# Programming Visual Basic Programming Intermediate Visual Basic Programming 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 184 Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Software Systems Engineering Specialization (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges. Effective October 7. • Distinguish between the principles. processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application supported by a project plan. and social issues of information technology. and fundamentals of operating systems. concepts. • Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements. • Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation.

2012 Courses: Specialization CS230* Data Structures CS346* User Interface Design CS377* Object Oriented Methods CS455 Software Requirements Engineering CS457 Software Design CS459 Software Testing Page 256 .5 4.5 1.• Implement the goals and techniques of software engineering through the development of a complex application The Human Body and Wellness Lab .5 4.5 66 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 54 4 4 4 4 4 4 Courses: Gen-Ed BIO110 BIO112 ECON210 ENGL101 ENGL103 ENGL206 HIST101 LITR201 or HUMN201 MATH112 MATH203 MATH301 PHIL306 PSYC101 or SOCL120 SCI101 SCI103 UNIV104 OR HUMNELE Courses: Core CS126 CS251 CS362 CSS150 EM208 IT106 IT110 IT140 IT245 IT254 IT401 IT425 MPM210 Unix Fundamentals Fundamentals of Database Systems Structured Query Language for Data Management Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I Introduction to Programming Logic Introduction to Programming Introduction to Operating Systems and Client/Server Environments Introduction to Network Management Spreadsheet Applications Information Technology Architectures Systems Analysis.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 1.5 4.Human Body Principles of Macroeconomics Composition and Critical Thinking Composition: Writing and Research Technical and Professional Writing Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century Literature: A Reflection of Life Introduction to the Fine Arts Analytic College Algebra Applications of Discrete Mathematics Data Driven Statistics Ethics for the Information Age Psychology: Understanding Individuals Sociology: Understanding Groups Introduction to the Sciences Lab – Science and Technology Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective 4.5 4.5 4.5 4. Design and Integration Introduction to Project Management Effective October 7.

and fundamentals of operating systems. • Integrate and use databases to enhance the dynamic and interactive capabilities of a Web site. Outcomes: • Differentiate between current computer networks. Individuals who understand how to use technology to contribute to productivity and the bottom line are in top demand. analyze and solve problems with Web development technologies. • Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements • Distinguish between the principles. • Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation. technology and devices that support Web development. Effective October 7. concepts. • Differentiate and categorize the legal. • Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language. organization and maintenance of modern database systems. • Investigate the applications. ethical. • Implement the goals. 2012 Page 257 . and social issues of information technology. • Critically evaluate. processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application supported by a project plan. and the role of network management software in organizations. • Create and design Enterprise Architecture. protocols.IT151 IT152 MPM344 MPM357 SWE311 SWE410 SWE440 SWE441 SWE481* SWE482* Introduction to Java Programming I Introduction to Java Programming II Project Risk Management Project Performance and Quality Assurance The Software Engineering Profession Software Processes Software Project Management Human Elements in Projects and Organizations Software Engineering Capstone I Software Engineering Capstone II 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 *Students choosing a Project Management focus will take the courses listed below in the Project Management track in place of the courses listed above with an asterisk (*): MPM332 MPM346 MPM434 MPM468 Organizational Leadership Contracts and Procurement Project Scheduling and Cost HR Project Management 4 4 6 6 64 Total Program Credits: 184 Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Web Development Specialization Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges.

Design and Integration Page 258 .5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 1. sound.Human Body Principles of Macroeconomics Composition and Critical Thinking Composition: Writing and Research Technical and Professional Writing Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century Literature: A Reflection of Life Introduction to the Fine Arts Analytic College Algebra Applications of Discrete Mathematics Data Driven Statistics Ethics for the Information Age Psychology: Understanding Individuals Sociology: Understanding Groups Introduction to the Sciences Lab – Science and Technology Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective 4 4 4 4 4. 2012 Unix Fundamentals Fundamentals of Database Systems Structured Query Language for Data Management Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I Introduction to Programming Logic Introduction to Programming Client/Server Operating Systems Introduction to Network Management Spreadsheet Applications Information Technology Architectures Systems Analysis.5 1.5 4.5 4.5 66 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Effective October 7.5 4.5 4. Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 Courses: Gen-Ed BIO110 BIO112 ECON210 ENGL101 ENGL103 ENGL206 HIST101 LITR201 or HUMN201 MATH112 MATH203 MATH301 PHIL306 PSYC101 or SOCL120 SCI101 SCI103 UNIV104 OR HUMNELE Courses: Core CS126 CS250 CS363 CSS150 EM208 IT106 IT110 IT145 IT245 IT254 IT401 IT425 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra The Human Body and Wellness Lab .5 4.5 4. animation and video and use them effectively while keeping in mind customer requirements and competitive advantage business requirements.• • Research.5 4.5 4. Web security along with other topics as specified in the project specifications.5 4. software. plan and create a multi-media Web site that integrates images. Develop a senior level project that incorporates both the Web development aspects and the technology behind Web sites including Web design.

Outcomes: • Differentiate between current computer networks. Individuals who understand how to use technology to contribute to productivity and the bottom line are in top demand. and the role of network management software in organizations. protocols.MPM210 Courses: Specialization CS347 DMD225* DMD242* DMD480* EBUS308* EM209* EM210* EM218 EM228 EM270 EM325 EM326 EM328 EM420 EM425 IT470* Introduction to Project Management 6 54 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Web User Interface Design Computer Illustration I Digital Imaging Senior Design Project Introduction to e-Business Digital Media and Intellectual Property Introduction to 3D Virtual Worlds Web Development II Scripting for the Web Emerging Media and Technology Multi-Media Development for the Web Multi-Media Development for the Web II Server-Side Scripting for the Web Web-Based Database Applications Mobile Web Design Advanced Web Technologies *Students choosing a Project Management focus will take the courses listed below in the Project Management track in place of the courses listed above with an asterisk (*): MPM332 MPM344 MPM346 MPM357 MPM434 MPM468 Organizational Leadership Project Risk Management Contracts and Procurement Project Performance and Quality Assurance Project Scheduling and Cost HR Project Management 4 4 4 4 6 6 64 Total Program Credits: 184 Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Web Development Specialization (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges. 2012 Page 259 . • Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements Effective October 7.

Critically evaluate. The Human Body and Wellness Lab .5 4. concepts.Human Body Principles of Macroeconomics Composition and Critical Thinking Composition: Writing and Research Technical and Professional Writing Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century Literature: A Reflection of Life Introduction to the Fine Arts Analytic College Algebra Applications of Discrete Mathematics Data Driven Statistics Ethics for the Information Age Psychology: Understanding Individuals Sociology: Understanding Groups Introduction to the Sciences Lab – Science and Technology Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective 4. Develop a senior level project that incorporates both the Web development aspects and the technology behind Web sites including Web design. Create and design Enterprise Architecture. ethical.5 4.5 4. organization and maintenance of modern database systems. Differentiate and categorize the legal. plan and create a multi-media Web site that integrates images.5 4.5 4. Investigate the applications.5 4.5 66 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Page 260 Courses: Gen-Ed BIO110 BIO112 ECON210 ENGL101 ENGL103 ENGL206 HIST101 LITR201 or HUMN201 MATH112 MATH203 MATH301 PHIL306 PSYC101 or SOCL120 SCI101 SCI103 UNIV104 OR HUMNELE Courses: Core CS126 CS251 CS362 CSS150 EM208 IT106 IT110 IT140 Effective October 7. software. Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation.5 1. technology and devices that support Web development. and social issues of information technology. Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language. Web security along with other topics as specified in the project specifications.5 4. Research. Integrate and use databases to enhance the dynamic and interactive capabilities of a Web site.5 4.5 4. processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application supported by a project plan.5 4. sound. and fundamentals of operating systems.5 4.5 4. analyze and solve problems with Web development technologies.• • • • • • • • • • • Distinguish between the principles.5 4. Implement the goals.5 1. animation and video and use them effectively while keeping in mind customer requirements and competitive advantage business requirements. 2012 Unix Fundamentals Fundamentals of Database Systems Structured Query Language for Data Management Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I Introduction to Programming Logic Introduction to Programming Introduction to Operating Systems and Client/Server .

Design and Integration Introduction to Project Management 4 4 4 4 4 6 54 Courses: Specialization CS347 Web User Interface Design DMD225* Computer Illustration I DMD242* Digital Imaging DMD480* Senior Design Project EBUS308* Introduction to e-Business EM209* Digital Media and Intellectual Property EM210* Introduction to 3D Virtual Worlds EM218 Web Development II EM228 Scripting for the Web EM270 Emerging Media and Technology EM325 Multi-Media Development for the Web EM326 Multi-Media Development for the Web II EM328 Server-Side Scripting for the Web EM420 Web-Based Database Applications EM425 Mobile Web Design IT470* Advanced Web Technologies 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 *Students choosing a Project Management focus will take the courses listed below in the Project Management track in place of the courses listed above with an asterisk (*): MPM332 MPM344 MPM346 MPM357 MPM434 MPM468 Organizational Leadership Project Risk Management Contracts and Procurement Project Performance and Quality Assurance Project Scheduling and Cost HR Project Management 4 4 4 4 6 6 64 184 Total Program Credits: Effective October 7.IT245 IT254 IT401 IT425 MPM210 Environments Introduction to Network Management Spreadsheet Applications Information Technology Architectures Systems Analysis. 2012 Page 261 .

including organizational skills. time management skills and communication skills • Demonstrate proficiency with graphic design software • Demonstrate the use of design. motivated and driven. video production companies. printers. this program is no longer available for future enrollments Innovative people that can inform. 2012 Advertising Principles Design Fundamentals Typography I Computer Illustration I Page 262 . the Associate of Science in Digital Media Design (ASDMD) degree is for you. persuade and entertain customers can be key players in creative organizations. and storyboarding concepts • Apply graphic design processes and techniques to projects • Use basic design techniques to build web and print media projects • Explore digital image creation/manipulation techniques • Critique various designs and layouts through critical thinking • Utilize the various techniques of pre-press. If you are creative. production. Advertising agencies. newspapers. design firms. 2011. thumbnail. Outcomes: • Demonstrate an appreciation of management. drawing. printing and publishing • Explore 3D Virtual Worlds and emerging media • Create individual graphic design resume and portfolio Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 Courses: General Education ECON201 or Macroeconomics FINC200 Applied Finance and Managerial Accounting EM208 Web Development I EM270 Emerging Media and Technology ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II MATH103 or College Algebra MATH143 Business Algebra MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices VC151 History of Graphic Design Courses: Core ADV221 DMD120 DMD130 DMD225 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 4 4 4 4 Effective October 7.Associate of Science in Digital Media Design Effective October 2. and in-house agencies all seek artists and designers who understand business practices. magazines. and designer roles in business environments • Develop and apply basic employment related skills. work well in team and individual environments and are skilled in industry standard software.

discuss the capabilities of modern database systems. English Composition II. and apply those concepts in the design. and the role of network management software • Explain database concepts. and querying of a database to support a business • Write programs in at least one high level programming language using programming fundamentals Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 Effective October 7. Outcomes: • Demonstrate an understanding of current computer networks. implementation. 2012 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 Page 263 . The Associate of Science in Information Technology (ASIT) program satisfies the course requirements for the first two years of the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) or Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management (BSISM) degree programs. Dean or Chair.DMD230 DMD242 DMD270 DMD290 DMD295 or DMD296 or DMD297 DMD370 EM218 VC110 VC125 VC210 Courses: Electives ELE Total Program Credits: Typography II Digital Imaging Desktop Publishing I Portfolio Development Design Studio Internship Digital Media Capstone Desktop Publishing II Web Development II Drawing I Visual Thinking and Layout Techniques Drawing II 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 56 4 92 Select a minimum of 4 credit hours ENGL112. Individuals who understand how to work with information and technology to support a company’s operational goals are in demand in all types of businesses and industries. is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education. Associate of Science in Information Technology Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges. protocols of data communications.

5 1. Database.e.Human Body ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics ENGL101 English Composition I ENGL103 English Composition II HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century LITR201 or Literature: A Reflection of Life LITR203 Introduction to World Literature MATH112 Analytic College Algebra MATH301 Data Driven Statistics PHIL306 Ethics for the Information Age PSYC101 Psychology: Understanding Individuals SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences SCI103 Lab . etc. Software Engineering. Programming. Networking. See Specialization courses found with the BSIT programs listed elsewhere in this catalog 4 4 93 Total Program Credits: ** Please work with Student Advisor to determine course track Effective October 7.5 1.5 4.5 57 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 UNIX Fundamentals Fundamentals of Database Systems Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I t Introduction to Programming Logic Introduction to Programming Introduction to Programming with C++ Introduction to Programming with C# Client/Server Operating Systems Introduction to Network Management ** Select 4 credits from one specific BSIT Specialization track that is technically related (i.5 4.5 4.Science and Technology UNIV104 Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective Courses: Core CS126 CS250 CSS150 EM208 IT106 IT110 or CS110 or CS111 IT145 IT245 Courses: Electives SPZ ELE 4. Web.5 4.5 4.5 4. Security.5 4.5 4.5 4..Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab .). 2012 Page 264 .5 4.5 4. Data Management.

protocols of data communications. and apply those concepts in the design. and querying of a database to support a business • Write programs in at least one high level programming language using programming fundamentals General Education Requirements IT105 Information Technology Literacy IT254 Spreadsheet Applications MGM110 Principles of Business ENG111 English Composition I ENG112 English Composition II ECO201 Macroeconomics ENG202 Professional Writing and Composition LTR215 World Literature INTD112 CTU Online University Experience MAT150 College Level Algebra MAT200 Discrete Mathematics SOC205 Sociology HIS120 American Culture in Transition Core Requirements CS106 Problem Solving Concepts with Programming CS125 UNIX Fundamentals CS251 Fundamentals of Database Systems CSS150 Introduction to Computer Security EBUS208 Web Portfolio Publishing IT115 Java Programming IT215 Intermediate Java Programming IT145 Introduction to Operating Systems and Client/Server Environments IT200 Introduction to Networking Effective October 7. 2012 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 90 Page 265 Total ASIT Degree Program Requirements . and the role of network management software • Explain database concepts.Associate of Science in Information Technology Effective January 4. 2009. this program is no longer available for future enrollments (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges. Program Outcomes • Demonstrate an understanding of current computer networks. discuss the capabilities of modern database systems. Individuals who understand how to work with information and technology to support a company’s operational goals are in demand in all types of businesses and industries. The Associate of Science in Information Technology (ASIT) degree program satisfies the course requirements for the first two years of the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) or Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management (BSISM) degree programs. implementation.

services. age and behavior. experiments. Tools such as surveys. including sexuality • Name the key psychological elements of managing the “human side” of the enterprise • Deal effectively with change – in one’s self. and focus groups help researchers better understand consumer behaviors. tolerate ambiguity and make data-driven decisions using social science problem-solving methods Effective October 7. sales. The goal of consumer behavior studies is to better understand consumers and apply that information in business. Educators. gender.Bachelor of Science in Psychology Consumer Behavior Concentration (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The study of consumer behavior examines how individuals relate to the goods and services available to them. marketing and advertising. theories. internal and external impacts on behavior.. economics. public affairs. 2012 Page 266 . the Internet and other social media for business information purposes • Demonstrate the ability to weigh evidence and interpret research findings. and improving consumer knowledge. Outcomes (Core): • Apply knowledge of the major concepts. and sociology help identify the many factors that influence consumers. education. The psychology of consumer behavior examines issues such as consumer decision-making and problem solving. and the interactions between the consumer and society. etc. advertising. marketing. anthropology. ethnicity. and policy makers utilize consumer behavior information. groups. The study of consumer behavior can be applied to improving marketing strategies. influencing society. judgment and motivation. managers. organizations and society • Identify the elements of creating workplaces that provide human satisfaction. to promote an interactive and collaborative workplace • Compare and contrast theories of the biological and social determinants of abnormal behavior and mental illness • Analyze the impact and influence of mass media in shaping the psychology of individuals. and advertising. research findings and key thought leaders in the field of psychology to the real world behavior of individuals and groups in the workplace • Can describe the key milestones and turning points in the history of the field of modern psychology • Engage in effective interpersonal communication to exchange ideas and promote meaningful problem-solving in organizations • Explain the social dynamics of groups and the psychology undergirding team development • Apply theories from developmental and lifespan psychology in professional practice • Can identify how biology and physiology affect human behavior. groups and society as a whole • Demonstrate technological competence – the ability to use the computer. consultants. The fields of psychology. in individuals. shaping public policies. work-life balance and corporate social responsibility • Can explain differences and similarities in behavior based on personality theories • Assess one’s own level of Emotional Intelligence – through reflection and self-awareness • Demonstrate the ability to operate ethically in working with people in an organizational setting • Describe emerging thought leadership at the cutting edges of the field of psychology and relevant other disciplines • Understands the 21st century workplace and major trends which affect people within it • Can name the elements of what it takes for an individual to be successful in any career endeavor • Recognize the importance of motivating people and knows the major theories around motivation in the workplace • Recognize individual differences in culture. marketing.

5 4. • Reflect on one’s own strengths and areas for development in charting a course for professional and personal success.5 4.5 4.Human Body ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL201 Principles of Professional Writing HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century HUMELE Humanities or Social Science Elective MATH102 Introduction to College Math MATH106 Algebra for Business PHIL301 Ethics for Professionals PSYC101 Psychology: Understanding Individuals SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences SCI103 Lab. marketing.5 4.5 4. • Analyze and synthesize information on consumer behavior topics.5 4.5 1. Can create a personal leadership philosophy and code of conduct based on articulated values and a humanistic psychology approach to development Apply theories from environmental psychology. positivist psychology and personality theory to promote a sustainable.5 4.5 1. • Explore the key elements related to sales and advertising. education. 2012 4. • Recognize the economic factors impacting consumer behaviors. • Apply knowledge of the individual and society to consumer behavior. safe and motivating workplace Develop the capacity to present one’s self in a professional manner in the workplace.5 4.5 4.5 66 Page 267 . • Explain the fundamentals of marketing management.Science and Technology SOCL120 Sociology: Understanding Groups SOCL340 Diversity in American Life UNIV104 Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective Effective October 7.• • • • • • • • Can use appropriate methods of research to address questions about human behavior in organizations Understand the utility of psychological tests and inventories for assessing behavior and appraising performance. and how our minds work to perceive.5 4. remember.5 4. services. public affairs. think. speak and solve problems Demonstrate methods to develop and deepen thinking among people in the workplace through the psychology of creativity and innovation Outcomes (Concentration): • Understand the study of consumer behavior and its application to business. Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab. and research. how adults learn. • Develop a personal-professional brand identity and present this image to a potential client or employer.5 4.5 4. make meaning. and advertising. strategy. sales. with a keen sense of their own strengths and skills and a clear personal/professional brand Can name emerging trends at the cutting edge of the field of psychology and discuss how these might be introduced to a workplace setting Can describe internal mental processes.

Courses: LITR201 PSYC201 General Education Elective Choices Literature: A Reflection of Life Human Development Managerial Psychology Motivation and Emotion Interpersonal Communications and Dynamics Psychology and Mass Media Analytical Reasoning and Presentation of Data Psychology of Creativity and Ingenuity Positivist Psychology and Leadership Psychological Aspects of Cinema Elective Historical Perspectives on Modern Psychology Psychology in the Workplace (Pro-Seminar) Social Psychology Organizational Psychology Biological Foundations of Behavior: The Brain Theories of Personality Abnormal Psychology in the Workplace Learning & Cognition Psychological Test and Measurement Applied Psychology Capstone Introduction to Social Science Research Methods Applied Research Methods in Psychology Careers in Psychology 4. Strategy and Research CB460 Sales and Advertising CB465 The Economics of Consumer Behavior CB470 Consumer Behavior: The Individual CB475 Consumer Behavior: Groups and Society CB480 Capstone in Consumer Behavior Total Program Credits: Effective October 7.5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 88 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 182 Courses: Core BHVS205 BHVS215 BHVS315 BHVS316 BHVS320 BHVS400 BHVS410 HUMN400 ELE PSYC125 PSYC205 PSYC210 PSYC310 PSYC315 PSYC320 PSYC337 PSYC355 PSYC360 PSYC446 RES305 RES310 UNIV301 Courses: PSYC350 PSYC405 Core Elective Choices Human Sexuality Psychology of Health and Well-Being in the Workplace Courses: Concentration CB450 Orientation to the Consumer Behavior Profession CB455 Marketing Management.5 4. 2012 Page 268 .

groups. career advancement. problem-solving. and leadership skills which define success in today’s marketplace. communication. The degree prepares students with the critical thinking. 2012 Page 269 . analytical frameworks. The degree has four themes threading through it: workplace application of psychology. administration. and service to society. and skills that explain human behavior.Bachelor of Science in Psychology General Concentration (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The Bachelor’s degree in General Psychology is designed to prepare students to successfully navigate in the 21st century workplace. theories. It is positioned to provide an overview of the major psychological concepts.. groups and society as a whole Demonstrate technological competence – the ability to use the computer. The program builds on students’ prior learning and experience and will provide the foundation for professional success and lifelong learning in an array of careers. technological acumen. in a variety of careers that focus on the business of people. organizations and society Identify the elements of creating workplaces that provide human satisfaction. ethnicity. research. etc. including but not limited to work in management. the Internet and other social media for business information purposes Demonstrate the ability to weigh evidence and interpret research findings. including sexuality Name the key psychological elements of managing the “human side” of the enterprise Deal effectively with change – in one’s self. and sales. gender. age and behavior. perspectives. in individuals. • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Outcomes (Core): Apply knowledge of the major concepts. research findings and key thought leaders in the field of psychology to the real world behavior of individuals and groups in the workplace Can describe the key milestones and turning points in the history of the field of modern psychology Engage in effective interpersonal communication to exchange ideas and promote meaningful problem-solving in organizations Explain the social dynamics of groups and the psychology undergirding team development Apply theories from developmental and lifespan psychology in professional practice Can identify how biology and physiology affect human behavior. Effective October 7. to promote an interactive and collaborative workplace Compare and contrast theories of the biological and social determinants of abnormal behavior and mental illness Analyze the impact and influence of mass media in shaping the psychology of individuals. tolerate ambiguity and make data-driven decisions using social science problem-solving methods Can use appropriate methods of research to address questions about human behavior in organizations Understand the utility of psychological tests and inventories for assessing behavior and appraising performance. work-life balance and corporate social responsibility Can explain differences and similarities in behavior based on personality theories Assess one’s own level of Emotional Intelligence – through reflection and self-awareness Demonstrate the ability to operate ethically in working with people in an organizational setting Describe emerging thought leadership at the cutting edges of the field of psychology and relevant other disciplines Understands the 21st century workplace and major trends which affect people within it Can name the elements of what it takes for an individual to be successful in any career endeavor Recognize the importance of motivating people and knows the major theories around motivation in the workplace Recognize individual differences in culture.

make meaning. problem-solving.• • • • • • Can create a personal leadership philosophy and code of conduct based on articulated values and a humanistic psychology approach to development Apply theories from environmental psychology. positivist psychology and personality theory to promote a sustainable. communication. analytical frameworks. think. administration.5 4.5 1. remember.5 4. research.5 4. and leadership skills.5 1.5 4.5 4. Reflect on one’s own strengths and areas for development in charting a course for professional and personal success. in career advancement. Develop a personal-professional brand identity and present this image to a potential client or employer. and sales.5 4.5 4. developing technological acumen.5 4. and providing service to society. with a keen sense of their own strengths and skills and a clear personal/professional brand Can name emerging trends at the cutting edge of the field of psychology and discuss how these might be introduced to a workplace setting Can describe internal mental processes.5 4. speak and solve problems Demonstrate methods to develop and deepen thinking among people in the workplace through the psychology of creativity and innovation Outcomes (Concentration): Apply knowledge of the individual and society to work in fields such as management. Explore the application of psychological concepts to the workplace. Develop critical thinking. how adults learn. safe and motivating workplace Develop the capacity to present one’s self in a professional manner in the workplace.Science and Technology SOCL120 Sociology: Understanding Groups SOCL340 Diversity in American Life UNIV104 or Academic and Career Success HUMELE Humanities Elective Courses: Core BHVS205 Managerial Psychology BHVS215 Motivation and Emotion BHVS315 Interpersonal Communications and Dynamics Effective October 7. Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab.5 4. and how our minds work to perceive.5 4. 2012 • • • • • 4.5 4.Human Body ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL201 Principles of Professional Writing HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century ELE Humanities or Social Science Elective MATH102 Introduction to College Math MATH106 Algebra for Business PHIL301 Ethics for Professionals PSYC101 Psychology: Understanding Individuals SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences SCI103 Lab.5 66 4 4 4 Page 270 .5 4.

5 4.5 4 4 Effective October 7.BHVS316 BHVS320 BHVS400 BHVS410 HUMN400 ELE PSYC125 PSYC205 PSYC210 PSYC310 PSYC315 PSYC320 PSYC337 PSYC355 PSYC360 PSYC446 RES305 RES310 UNIV301 Psychology and Mass Media Analytical Reasoning and Presentation of Data Psychology of Creativity and Ingenuity Positivist Psychology and Leadership Psychological Aspects of Cinema Elective Historical Perspectives on Modern Psychology Psychology in the Workplace (Pro-Seminar) Social Psychology Organizational Psychology Biological Foundations of Behavior: The Brain Theories of Personality Abnormal Psychology in the Workplace Learning & Cognition Psychological Test and Measurement Applied Psychology Capstone Introduction to Social Science Research Methods Applied Research Methods in Psychology Careers in Psychology 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 88 24 4 28 182 Courses: Concentration ELE 24 credits from the Concentration Elective Choices PSYC499 Change and Emerging Trends in the Field of Psychology Total Program Credits: Courses: LITR201 PSYC201 Courses: PSYC350 PSYC405 General Education Humanities and Social Science Elective Choices Literature: A Reflection of Life Human Development Core Elective Choices Human Sexuality Psychology of Health and Well-Being in the Workplace 4. 2012 Courses: Concentration Elective Choices CB450 Orientation to the Consumer Behavior Profession CB455 Marketing Management. Strategy and Research CB460 Sales and Advertising CB465 The Economics of Consumer Behavior CB470 Consumer Behavior: The Individual CB475 Consumer Behavior: Groups and Society PSYC420 Communication and Interviewing Skills PSYC422 Community Psychology PSYC424 Diversity 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Page 271 .

business. organizations and society • Identify the elements of creating workplaces that provide human satisfaction. creating learning organizations. theories. consulting. ergonomics. and evaluation help researchers better understand organizational behavior. community. How the World’s Greatest Organizations Drive Growth. It depends. including sexuality • Name the key psychological elements of managing the “human side” of the enterprise • Deal effectively with change – in one’s self. groups.” – from Follow this Path. 2002 Outcomes (Core): • Apply knowledge of the major concepts. work-life balance and corporate social responsibility Effective October 7. or organizational development. The goal of organizational behavior studies is to better understand the changing nature of the workplace and apply that information to organizations. industrial. coaching and mentoring. dealing with change. Tools such as assessment. physiology and medicine. quite simply. on your understanding of human psychology: how each individual employee connects with your company and how each individual employee connects with your customers. health. Managers and leaders in government. and fostering personal growth and professional success. labor and industrial relations. labor. “The success of your organization doesn’t depend on your understanding of economics. groups. The psychology of organizational behavior examines issues such as developing human talent and resources. The fields of business. Warner Books. promoting organizational improvements.PSYC426 PSYC428 PSYC430 PSYC432 PSYC434 PSYC405 OB450 OB455 OB460 OB465 OB470 Leadership Neuroscience: The Brain Spirituality and Faith Sports Psychology Stress Management Psychology of Health and Well-Being in the Workplace Orientation to the Organizational Behavior Profession Consulting Skills Creating Change in Individuals and Organizations Adult Learning: Corporate Training and Development Developing Human Resources 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Bachelor of Science in Psychology Organizational Behavior Concentration (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The study of organizational behavior examines workplace issues that impact individuals. consulting. in individuals. consultation. management. or marketing. intervention. and organizations. educational. and law help identify the many factors that influence organizations. 2012 Page 272 . research findings and key thought leaders in the field of psychology to the real world behavior of individuals and groups in the workplace • Can describe the key milestones and turning points in the history of the field of modern psychology • Engage in effective interpersonal communication to exchange ideas and promote meaningful problem-solving in organizations • Explain the social dynamics of groups and the psychology undergirding team development • Apply theories from developmental and lifespan psychology in professional practice • Can identify how biology and physiology affect human behavior. leadership. Coffman and Gonzalez-Molina. research and other work-related organizations regularly utilize organizational behavior information.

speak and solve problems Demonstrate methods to develop and deepen thinking among people in the workplace through the psychology of creativity and innovation Effective October 7. the Internet and other social media for business information purposes Demonstrate the ability to weigh evidence and interpret research findings. positivist psychology and personality theory to promote a sustainable. gender. remember. 2012 Outcomes (Concentration): • Recognize the steps needed to steward the human talent and resources of an organization. make meaning. safe and motivating workplace Develop the capacity to present one’s self in a professional manner in the workplace.• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Can explain differences and similarities in behavior based on personality theories Assess one’s own level of Emotional Intelligence – through reflection and self-awareness Demonstrate the ability to operate ethically in working with people in an organizational setting Describe emerging thought leadership at the cutting edges of the field of psychology and relevant other disciplines Understands the 21st century workplace and major trends which affect people within it Can name the elements of what it takes for an individual to be successful in any career endeavor Recognize the importance of motivating people and knows the major theories around motivation in the workplace Recognize individual differences in culture. and how our minds work to perceive. with a keen sense of their own strengths and skills and a clear personal/professional brand Can name emerging trends at the cutting edge of the field of psychology and discuss how these might be introduced to a workplace setting Can describe internal mental processes. to promote an interactive and collaborative workplace Compare and contrast theories of the biological and social determinants of abnormal behavior and mental illness Analyze the impact and influence of mass media in shaping the psychology of individuals. etc. tolerate ambiguity and make data-driven decisions using social science problem-solving methods Can use appropriate methods of research to address questions about human behavior in organizations Understand the utility of psychological tests and inventories for assessing behavior and appraising performance. age and behavior. Can create a personal leadership philosophy and code of conduct based on articulated values and a humanistic psychology approach to development Apply theories from environmental psychology. ethnicity. including developing leadership programs for high potentials • Define the role of consultant and name the core competencies it takes to be successful in the field of organizational behavior • Describe the process of coaching for development or performance • Explain the key elements of creating a learning organization and how to create a culture which develops and maximizes the potential of its people • Identify the roles and responsibilities of a mentor and a protégé in taking responsibility for development • Can design. deliver and evaluate a professional learning experience for an audience of adults in the workplace • Know the transitions hypothesis and can articulate how to provide emotional support for clients as they move from the old state to the new one Page 273 . how adults learn. think.. groups and society as a whole Demonstrate technological competence – the ability to use the computer.

5 1.5 4.5 4. Courses: General Education BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness BIO112 Lab.5 4.5 66 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 1.5 4.5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Effective October 7.5 4.5 4.5 4.• • • Can develop a proposal or initiative for an organizational improvement or transformation Can develop a personal-professional brand identity and present this image to a potential client or employer Can reflect on one’s own strengths and areas for development in charting a course for professional and personal success.5 4.Human Body ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research ENGL201 Principles of Professional Writing HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century HUMELE Humanities or Social Science Elective MATH102 Introduction to College Math MATH106 Algebra for Business PHIL301 Ethics for Professionals PSYC101 Psychology: Understanding Individuals SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences SCI103 Lab.Science and Technology SOCL120 Sociology: Understanding Concepts SOCL340 Diversity in American Life UNIV104 Academic and Career Success or Humanities Elective Courses: LITR201 PSYC201 General Education Elective Choices Literature: A Reflection of Life Human Development Managerial Psychology Motivation and Emotion Interpersonal Communications and Dynamics Psychology and Mass Media Analytical Reasoning and Presentation of Data Psychology of Creativity and Ingenuity Positivist Psychology and Leadership Psychological Aspects of Cinema Elective Historical Perspectives on Modern Psychology Psychology in the Workplace (Pro-Seminar) Social Psychology Organizational Psychology Biological Foundations of Behavior: The Brain Theories of Personality Abnormal Psychology in the Workplace Learning & Cognition Psychological Test and Measurement 4.5 4.5 4.5 4. 2012 Courses: Core BHVS205 BHVS215 BHVS315 BHVS316 BHVS320 BHVS400 BHVS410 HUMN400 ELE PSYC125 PSYC205 PSYC210 PSYC310 PSYC315 PSYC320 PSYC337 PSYC355 PSYC360 Page 274 .

2012 Page 275 .PSYC446 RES305 RES310 UNIV301 Courses: PSYC350 PSYC405 Applied Psychology Capstone Introduction to Social Science Research Methods Applied Research Methods in Psychology Careers in Psychology Core Elective Choices Human Sexuality Psychology of Health and Well-Being in the Workplace 4 4 4 4 88 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 182 Courses: Concentration OB450 Orientation to the Organizational Behavior Profession OB455 Consulting Skills OB460 Creating Change in Individuals and Organizations OB465 Adult Learning: Corporate Training and Development OB470 Developing Human Resources OB475 Advanced OD Skills: Organization Interventions OB480 Capstone in Organizational Behavior Total Program Credits: Effective October 7.

Virtual Campus ACC341 Financial Accounting This course covers the concepts and standards underlying the preparation and analysis of external reports. responsibility centers. and cost management.ACC310 Accounting for Non-Accounting Majors This accounting course is designed for non-accounting majors. 2012 Page 276 . interrelationships of financial statements and the tools necessary to understand and interpret them. how to maintain accounts. This course cannot be used to satisfy any degree requirements. Students will review the elements. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus ACCT099 Special Topics in Accounting This course addresses issues of current interest in accounting. structure. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus ACC340 Financial Accounting This course covers the concepts and standards underlying the preparation and analysis of external reports. Students will explore accounting examples from their major area of study. complete the accounting cycle. Students will review the elements. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Sioux Falls. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: No Longer Offered ACC350 Managerial Accounting Practices This course provides students with an understanding of the role of accounting information in support of decision-making and planning. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course Effective October 7. and begin to learn about internal control and accounting for assets. structure. interrelationships of financial statements and the tools necessary to understand and interpret them. Students learn the basic structure of accounting. use account balances to prepare financial statements. Students learn accounting methods for planning and controlling operations through budgets. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline.

payroll. Denver North. Pueblo. and analyzing performance. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT201 Availability: Colorado Springs. Kansas City. ACCT202 Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver. including accounts receivable. Kansas City. how to maintain accounts. and introduces the concept of internal accounting controls. inventories. Kansas City. Sioux Falls. and processing common business applications with primary emphasis on a general ledger package. Denver North. making management decisions. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. Virtual Campus ACCT203 Accounting III This course completes the fundamentals of financial accounting and includes managerial cost accounting through job costing and process costing applications. Students will utilize an integrated general ledger software package. reporting. Kansas City ACCT201 Accounting I This course introduces fundamental accounting concepts and explores the accounting environment. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT202 Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. long-term liabilities. investments and international operations of a firm. Denver. Virtual Campus ACCT210 Computerized Accounting The course provides an introduction to utilizing the computer in maintaining accounting records. Pueblo. inventory. Topics covered include the financial analysis of financial statement information. Pueblo. and the budgeting process. It covers the basic structure of accounting. Denver. Denver. use account balances to prepare financial statements. Sioux Falls. Pueblo. Sioux Falls. It discusses the determination and the study of financial data required by management for budgeting. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. the contribution margin approach to decision-making.ACCT199 Special Topics in Accounting This course addresses issues of current interest in accounting. Pueblo. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Virtual Campus ACCT202 Accounting II This course covers accounting for balance sheet items for partnerships and corporate entities. Virtual Campus ACCT220 Introduction to Managerial & Cost Accounting This course introduces the student to the fundamentals of managerial and cost accounting concepts. 2012 Page 277 . Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT201. Kansas City. Sioux Falls. accounts payable. Denver. Denver North. complete the accounting cycle. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. In addition. Sioux Falls. Denver North. and payroll systems. Kansas City. students will be exposed to accounting for the capital structure. Denver North.

The student will develop an understanding of fraud prevention. losses. economic damages related to work-place issues. Kansas City. investigation. and computation of the personal and corporate income tax. pensions. Kansas City. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Denver. detection. Denver North. Denver.e. employee compensation. Pueblo. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Co-requisite: ACCT330. Pueblo. Denver North. Denver North.ACCT225 Introduction to Tax This course is designed to introduce students to basic tax concepts such as: tax rate structure. matrimonial investigations and assets and business valuations. Kansas City. The course covers the various types of forensic accounting engagements: damage claims. anti-fraud professionals. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. for Colorado Springs. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course ACCT300 Intermediate Accounting I This course covers the basic financial statements with emphasis on the accounting principles and procedures relating to current and long-term assets. deterrence. Denver. Sioux Falls ACCT305 Intermediate Accounting II This course focuses on the financing and investing activities of the business enterprise. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Virtual Campus ACCT299 Special Topics in Accounting This course addresses issues of current interest in accounting. It covers examination of financial statements for the purpose of rendering an opinion on the fairness with which they present an entity’s financial position and the results of its operations. Denver. Sioux Falls ACCT320 Forensic Accounting In this course the student will gain an understanding of forensic accounting and the differences between financial statement auditors. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT300 or ACC345 or ACCT341 Availability: Colorado Springs. Kansas City. withholding. Virtual Campus ACCT325 Auditing This course is an introduction to the primary work of the certified public accountant. Sioux Falls. and remediation. Denver North. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT203Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT202 Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver North. Denver. error corrections. Pueblo and Virtual Campus students in BSACC program only Availability: Colorado Springs. Pueblo. and income taxes. Pueblo. as well as special accounting topics. and forensic accounting professionals. 2012 Page 278 . tax credits. earnings per share. Sioux Falls. i.

Virtual Campus ACCT340 Advanced Accounting This course covers special accounting problems related to the preparation of combined and consolidated financial statements for accounting entities with branch offices and subsidiaries. Sioux Falls. Sioux Falls ACCT341 Intermediate Accounting I This course provides an in-depth analysis. Denver.S. Virtual Campus ACCT361 Tax Accounting I This course introduces the principles of individual income tax based on the U. Students will plan for and then audit various balance sheet and income statement accounts. 2012 Page 279 . Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT203Availability: No longer offered ACCT351 Cost Accounting This course focuses on accounting for costs in a manufacturing environment. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT361 Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver North. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Various techniques for estimating and accounting for costs are employed. Denver North. The lab will conclude with the preparation of audited financial statements including audit opinion and appropriate footnotes. Internal Revenue Code and supporting authority. Pueblo. Sioux Falls.S. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT203 Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT305 Availability: Colorado Springs. Students will acquire a theoretical as well as practical understanding of the tax law as applied to individual U. Denver North. Denver North. Pueblo. Virtual Campus ACCT362 Tax Accounting II This course provides an overview of the principles of taxation for various business entities based on the U. Students will acquire a theoretical as well as practical understanding of the tax law as applied to U. Denver. Denver. for Colorado Springs. Kansas City. Pueblo and Virtual Campus students in BSACC program only Availability: Colorado Springs. Pueblo. Kansas City. Denver.S. Kansas City. as well as a history and applications of underlying accounting principles and procedures.ACCT330 Auditing Lab This lab represents a simulation of audit planning and implementation. Denver North. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT203 Availability: Colorado Springs.S. assessment. Kansas City. Also covers accounting for partnerships. Prerequisite: None Co-requisite: ACCT325. Sioux Falls. both domestic and foreign. Students will be involved in the budgeting and cost allocation processes. Internal Revenue Code and supporting authority. taxpayers. business entities. Denver North. and implications of information found in corporate financial statements. Denver.

S. Denver. Denver. Denver North. financial reporting. Denver North. Sioux Falls Effective October 7. Pueblo. and ACCT340 or ACCT421 or ACC340 Availability: Colorado Springs. It discusses accounting principles and practices used in not-for-profit organizations. how to evaluate financial statements prepared under IFRS. Sioux Falls. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT300 or ACC345 or ACCT341. Denver. This course’s focus will be on the conceptual foundations around utilizing accounting information system applications for retrieving accounting information and processing it in business intelligence formats. the structure and standard setting process of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB).S. Sioux Falls ACCT420 Government & Not for Profit Accounting This course provides an overview of accounting for governments and not-for-profit entities. and auditing required of both government and not-for-profit organizations. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: MATH103 or MATH112 or MATH143 Availability: Colorado Springs. Kansas City. GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT225 Availability: Colorado Springs. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Students will acquire a theoretical as well as practical understanding of the tax law as applied to U. Virtual Campus ACCT399 Special Topics in Accounting This course addresses issues of current interest in accounting. Denver. budgeting. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course ACCT410 Advanced Tax This course provides an overview of the principles of taxation for various business entities based on the U. and potential issues facing US companies adopting IFRS. Kansas City.ACCT370 Accounting Information Systems This course provides a survey of several Accounting Information Systems (AIS). Pueblo. Internal Revenue Code and supporting authority. Denver North. Denver North. Topics include accounting. 2012 Page 280 . business entities. Pueblo. These types of systems collect and store data then process it into information used by decision makers. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. Pueblo. requirements of IFRS 1 First-time adoption of IFRS. Kansas City. the differences between financial statements prepared on the basis of United States generally accepted accounting standards (U. and ACCT305 or ACC346 or ACCT342.S. Sioux Falls ACCT430 Introduction to International Financial Reporting Standards In this course the student will gain an understanding of the history of international accounting standards and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

and divestitures. Credits are assigned based on the complexity and depth of the project. Denver. activity-based costing. mergers. Virtual Campus ACCT618 Taxation and Business Decisions The course covers the relationship between managerial decision-making and taxes. Denver. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course ACCT614 Applied Managerial Accounting This course focuses on using available accounting information to help managers of the firm make relevant decisions. Sioux Falls ACCT495 Advanced Research and Study An independent in-depth research project. Students will explore the taxation of different types of business entities and the individuals involved with the entities. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Pueblo. Denver. Sioux Falls. operation control and other cost control systems. Explores costing systems. Course topics will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Individual and team participation are imperative for this course. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course ACCT499 Special Topics in Accounting This course addresses issues of current interest in accounting. Denver North. Denver. Examines how the financial information developed for external users forms the basis for the managerial accounting system. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT614 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Pueblo.ACCT460 Accounting Capstone This is an integrative and interactive capstone course in which the student uses the functional skills acquired from previous courses to formulate decisions within a business entity and analyze the financial implications of those decisions. product costing. Denver North Effective October 7. Denver North. responsibility accounting and volume-profit relationships. Kansas City. Topics include cost allocation. which must be pre-approved by the department chair. acquisitions. Denver North. Virtual Campus ACCT624 Advanced Cost Accounting This course examines strategic cost management theories and applications required in management planning and control. cost behavior analysis. 2012 Page 281 . Emphasizes the impact of tax considerations in business decisions such as compensation. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT342 or ACC346 Availability: Colorado Springs.

business management and business strategy . and organization for control. as well as management control systems. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT614Availability: Colorado Springs. and study on either a desired area of interest or a major business problem or issue that impacts the student’s own company or organization. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT614 Availability: Colorado Springs. detecting. Audit objectives. The course requires the student to perform comprehensive research. and advanced technology in accounting systems. and professional code of practice are covered. Denver. Denver North. Denver. Denver North ACCT644 Management Control and Auditing This course covers advanced auditing procedures and standards. Additionally. Denver North ACCT650 MBA Accounting Capstone The MBA Accounting Capstone uses the functional skills students have developed in previous core and concentration courses in this program . documentation. review. Denver North ACCT638 Advanced Auditing The student will cover advanced topics on auditing procedures and standards. Denver. Denver. Denver. The course provides an examination of database systems. management control systems. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. theory. the student will become familiar with audit theory and professional code of practice. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT628 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. 2012 Page 282 . Topics include audit objectives and planning. cycles. The student will utilize research methodologies to prepare a formal research report. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT638 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver.including accounting. Denver North.to complete an in-depth project. skills. audit review and documentation. and investigating accounting disputes or irregularities. Denver North. Sioux Falls Effective October 7. Other topics include risk assessment techniques. security methods. analysis. Students will gain an understanding of the information provided in corporate annual reports and how to evaluate the financial performance of an entity. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT638 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. and applications of accounting information systems. Virtual Campus ACCT648 Forensic Accounting This course is a comprehensive exploration of forensic accounting as a proactive approach to preventing.ACCT628 Financial Reporting This class focuses on a comprehensive examination of financial statements and accounting reporting standards. and the preparation of the final audit report. Virtual Campus ACCT634 Accounting Information Systems The student will examine advanced concepts. transaction cycles.

S. Denver North ADV221 Advertising Principles This course establishes a broad understanding of the importance of marketing and advertising in today’s world. Market research. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BADM100 or MGMT115. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ADV221 or VC221 Availability: Colorado Springs ADV331 Ethics in Advertising This course provides students with a basic understanding of ethical advertising & social communication while using digital media as the vehicle of persuasion. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EM208 or EBUS208. Denver. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT614 and ACCT634Availability: Colorado Springs. consumer behavior and a variety of advertising techniques are discussed. companies arising out of converting to IFRS. Case studies are used to demonstrate how to develop advertising strategies. Digital media technology is a powerful force shaping attitudes and behavior in today's world making ethical decision making even more essential given the impact of those design decisions in a diverse global environment. Communication skills and design techniques that are necessary for creating promotional materials and advertising campaigns are explored. ENGL111. Students explore the design and modifications of products for an international market. issues for converting accounting information systems to IFRS and regulatory issues for global IFRS reporting. DMD120 Availability: Colorado Springs. similarities and differences between IFRS and United States Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP). 2012 Page 283 . Denver North ADV231 Virtual Advertising Students explore the marketing. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ADV221 or VC221 Availability: Colorado Springs Effective October 7. planning and analyze the various implications of internet advertising versus traditional advertising strategies. Students research new media used in advertising and create a variety of projects. Students learn how to apply advertising concepts. Denver. Individual and team activities are an important part of this course. ADV221 or VC221 Availability: Colorado Springs ADV321 Global Advertising This course features the marketing process and services with a global perspective.ACCT655 International Financial Reporting Standards This is a graduate level overview of International Financial Reporting Standards intended for students in the Master of Science in Accounting program who are preparing for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examinations. issues for U. The course will cover the structure of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course BADM299 Special Topics in Business Administration This course addresses issues of current interest in business administration. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver North. Pueblo. Kansas City. Pueblo. Denver. It covers how these trends act as competitive advantages as well as market disruptors. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course BADM305 Organizational Behavior This course addresses some tools and insights necessary to understand and analyze the characteristics of human beings and organizational situations. This course explores strategy. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course BADM150 Contemporary Business Trends This course introduces the student to emerging business trends. operations. It further explores both organization structure and human variables within that structure to contribute to the long-term survival of an enterprise and include team building. organizations. Sioux Falls BADM199 Special Topics in Business Administration This course addresses issues of current interest in business administration. Kansas City. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Kansas City. Denver. marketing. and coping with different economic systems.BADM099 Special Topics in Business Administration This course addresses issues of current interest in Business Administration. Denver North. Differences between foreign and domestic environments and the impact of these differences on managing in an international business setting are examined. Denver. Pueblo. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. This course cannot be used to satisfy any degree requirements. Sioux Falls BADM350 International Business During this course the student studies the international business environment as it relates to global competitiveness. Emphasis is on how they impact businesses and how an organization must adapt or respond to these from both a strategic and tactical perspective. Denver North. 2012 Page 284 . Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Sioux Falls. finance.

It requires the student to conduct application and synthesis of other material in order to create a business plan. Denver North. and society as a whole. Kansas City. Denver. principles of quality. the student will explore the fundamentals of business organization. 2012 Page 285 . managerial relationships. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course BADM440 Research Design Methods and Applications This course provides the basic of research needed to successfully complete their business capstone courses. It concludes with issues of verification and implementation based on the outcome of the quantitative phase. consumers. or other designs. Sioux Falls BADM399 Special Topics in Business Administration This course addresses issues of current interest in business administration. Denver North. reliability. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Virtual Campus BADM460 Business Capstone This is an integrative and interactive capstone course in which the student uses the functional skills acquired from previous courses to resolve issues or take advantage of opportunities faced by business leaders. Kansas City. Pueblo. the student investigates the emerging principles of quality and its implementation. Denver North. accountability and the entrepreneur. It also includes the topic of scale development. validity. Kansas City. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: MATH306 or MATH301 or MATH305 or MATH451 Availability: Colorado Springs.BADM370 Quality Management During this course. operation and management. It covers the full cycle of research starting with a qualitative examination of an organizational phenomenon and then addressing how to measure it via survey. The course deals with the characteristics and activities of the business executive. Denver. Sioux Falls Effective October 7. confirmatory factor analysis. Denver. self-managed work teams. and issues of survey development and implementation. Explores the processes and values for implementing quality. Individual and team participation are imperative for this course. Kansas City. the course focuses on how to create and sustain strategies that create value to the business. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Completion of all Business Concentration Courses Availability: Colorado Springs. The primary focus is on crafting an effective policy and implementing a strategy. Covers how to examine and improve work processes in the organization. Denver. Sioux Falls BADM475 Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship During this course. Denver North. Specifically. Sioux Falls. and the importance of including quality as a business strategy. Students will assess general business problems and develop courses of actions to address those problems. experiments.

Students will be working under the guidance of a skilled faculty member. The instructor approved topic is chosen by the students because of its real world relevance. managing relationships with peers. functions and psychological explanations for emotions in human beings? The course examines comparative perspectives on these questions. Credits are assigned based on the complexity and depth of the research project. colleagues. which must be preapproved. Building on the work of Maslow. people do not leave their human needs and emotions at the door when they come to work. Psychological insight into what motivates others will help each professional in our program understand and respect the drives and needs of the people they work with. 2012 Page 286 . direct.BADM485 Senior Project This course provides a forum for senior status students to refine and enhance their organizational. interest and workplace relevance. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: PSYC125 Availability: Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course BHVS205 Managerial Psychology This course examines how to supervise others through delegation. the course examines human needs. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course BADM499 Special Topics in Business Administration This course addresses issues of current interest in business administration. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course BADM495 Advanced Research and Study This course is an independent in-depth research project. contingency theories of adaptive learning. satisfiers versus motivators and how people differ in what energizes them and how they experience and deal with emotions. research. concluding that there is no one right way to supervise others. managing upwards. Students compare and contrast ways of managing staff. Because of varying backgrounds. What are the roots. Herzberg and McClelland. performance and feedback. students will participate in this course based on their own level of experience. specific and non-punitive ways. suppliers as well as clients. This course focuses on learning clear expectations and how to communicate back and forth in respectful. Even though most literature on work focuses on thought rather than feeling. It exposes students to Theory X:boss versus Theory Y:coach. The course is designed for experienced managers as well as those who have not managed people before. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: PSYC125 Availability: Virtual Campus BHVS215 Motivation and Emotion This course addresses the critical aspects of emotion and motivation in the real world of work. application and connection to the students’ major area of study. writing and presentation skills. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. expectations. rather than project their own values onto others. and situational leadership.

mass media and public opinion. in the workplace dealing with people. location. texts. as well as how to work with statisticians to set up meaningful inquiry and valid data collection and analysis. The course addresses conflict and how to air. It provides a model for how to engage in authentic and powerful conversations and to facilitate dialogue in a large or small group. it merely goes underground and becomes toxic and destructive to an organization or relationship. but rather how to interpret statistical studies and cull the insights for action or decision-making. Students practice effective ways to display and present data as well as analytics. radio. This course uses a socio-psychological perspective to understand the dynamics of persuasion and propaganda. The course focuses on framing clear messages as well as listening with clarity and compassion. its “communication. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: RES305 Availability: Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus BHVS316 Psychology and Mass Media This is a relatively new area of study in the field of psychology. Students examine how their own behavior is influenced by the cyber-age of popular media and mass communication. communication.” Communication is not just broadcasting—it is sending and receiving a message on the same wavelength. Not a day goes by that we don’t hear a pundit say. what do the numbers mean? Statistical approaches dominate the field of social scientific inquiry and psychological research. emphasizing not how to do the quantitative mechanics of it. Conflict if unaddressed does not go away. This course emphasizes statistical reasoning and when causality can be claimed. and attitude change to such areas as political and educational campaigns. But. in support of research findings including how to use graphs.BHVS315 Interpersonal Communication and Dynamics This course defines two-way communication a critically important capacity for anyone at work. movies. persuasion. interpret. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ENGL211 or Approval Availability: Virtual Campus BHVS320 Analytical Reasoning and Presentation of Data The world is full of numbers. use and respond information and images that come to them from television. cyber networking and digital technologies. “Research shows…” This course addresses the fundamental principles of statistics. Just as in real estate its “location. and resolve it in a civilized manner. and the Internet. without destroying the quality of the human relationship. So much of our behavior is shaped by messages we receive from mass media. e-learning. 2012 Page 287 . charts and data representation to formulate a position or hypothesis. product advertising. Negotiation strategies and techniques for achieving win-win solutions will also be presented. It focuses on understanding how psychology and media work together and how people perceive. It applies selected theories and research on social influence. location”. communication.

Credits: 4 Prerequisite: PSYC355 and PSYC315 Availability: Virtual Campus BHVS410 Positivist Psychology and Leadership There is a new. Credits: 1. Students learn about the structure and function of the human body from a systems perspective and how the body regulates homeostatic function through the body systems. Denver. As Albert Einstein said. By examining these approaches. workers are more likely to perform well when their leaders hold out positive expectations of their performance. Credits: 4. Denver. Denver North. teaches us that students are more likely to learn when their teachers believe they can do it. and. Pueblo.” Most of us would say that we were creative as children. a philosophy and practice defined by Robert Greenleaf which has gained st prominence over the end of the last century and the beginning of the 21 . students develop their own personal creed or leadership mantra based on the psychology of the positive and the seven key practices of servant leaders. This lab course will explore anatomy of the human body. Pueblo. and relate alterations that may occur in the body as a result of suboptimal health. These are times that call for creativity and ingenuity. The philosophy resonates with the popular work of Stephen Covey on the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People and the best-selling business book Good to Great by Jim Collins. fun and uplifting. but what happened? This course provides a variety of methods for energizing creativity. re-kindling the child within spirit of creativity we were all born with and harnessing that brain power for practical organization purposes. similarly. The course is based on compelling research that people thrive when they feel good self-esteem and receive positive encouragement from others around them. but powerful wing of psychology called Positivist Psychology. This course builds upon the insights of positivist psychology to study the concept of value-based servant leadership. Denver North. 2012 Page 288 . Students will learn about the structure and function of the human body from a systems perspective and how the body regulates homeostatic function through the body systems. and relate alterations that may occur in the body as a result of suboptimal health. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. will be the cornerstone of this learning experience. “you cannot solve problems with the same thinking that created them. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BHVS205 Availability: Virtual Campus BIO110 The Human Body and Wellness The Human Body and Wellness is an introductory course designed to familiarize students with the concepts of health and wellness from a holistic perspective. Students learn to make work engaging.5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Virtual Campus BIO112 Lab – Human Body The Human Body and Wellness is an introductory course designed to familiarize students with the concepts of health and wellness from a holistic perspective. or the Power of the Self-Fulfilling Prophecy. as well as providing tools to work with individuals and groups to solve problems with fresh perspectives and limited resources. Sioux Falls. Sioux Falls. The psychological concept of re-framing. as well as looking at the same thing as other people and seeing something different. The Pygmalion Effect. Separate laboratory sessions will explore anatomical dissections.5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs.BHVS400 The Psychology of Creativity and Ingenuity This course presents the psychology of out of the box thinking and coloring outside the lines.

This course includes a lab. Denver. function and interrelationship of the organs and systems of the human body. digestive. immune. Kansas City. as well as drug and alcohol abuse. Pueblo BIO125 Lab – Anatomy and Physiology This course will provide the student the opportunity to understand the structure and function of the human body through experiential learning. Sioux Falls. 2012 Page 289 . The normal functioning of each body system will be described. function and interrelationship of the organs and systems of the human body. The student will use learning resources in the lab setting to identify the structures and function of the body systems. musculoskeletal and nervous system. Emphasis is placed on the integumentary. This course includes a lab. Virtual Campus BIO141 Human Anatomy & Physiology I This course focuses on the structure. function and interrelationship of the organs and systems in the human body. Credits: 1. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: No longer offered Effective October 7. Virtual Campus BIO122 Anatomy and Physiology This course introduces the student to the study of the human organism in health and disease. respiratory. Pueblo BIO142 Human Anatomy & Physiology II This course focuses on the structure. Pueblo BIO143 Anatomy and Physiology I This course focuses on the structure. Credits: 4. Pueblo. Structural and functional changes within the body systems that may occur throughout the lifespan will be discussed. Kansas City. Each body system and the organs making up that system will be discussed. Pueblo. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Denver North.5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver. which will include major body systems. Denver North. Kansas City. urinary and reproductive systems. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BIO141 Availability: Denver North. Denver North. Learning will be organized into units. Sioux Falls. cardiovascular. This course includes a lab. Emphasis is placed on the endocrine.BIO120 Anatomy and Physiology Essentials This course will provide the student with general knowledge of the human body. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Denver North. musculoskeletal and nervous system.5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Emphasis is placed on the integumentary.

BIO144 Availability: Virtual Campus BIO162 Pathophysiology With Pharmacology II This course is a continuation of Pathophysiology with Pharmacology I. cardiovascular. particularly on the principles of cellular function. and viral infectious diseases. including how pathological processes are manifested. Upon completion of the course. 2012 Page 290 . Etiology. signs. parasitic.. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BIO141. respiratory. The knowledge gained in this course will facilitate professional communication in the healthcare environment. function and interrelationship of the organs and systems in the human body. The students will continue to discuss the common disease processes affecting the human body. symptoms. An association with diagnoses and coding of diseases will be discussed. An association with diagnoses and coding of diseases will be discussed. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BIO143 Availability: No longer offered BIO161 Pathophysiology With Pharmacology I This course discusses the common disease processes affecting the human body. students will understand pathophysiological changes. progress in the body. The student will also study the treatment of diseases with pharmacotherapeutics with a basic understanding of drug classifications. urinary and reproductive systems. The knowledge gained in this course will facilitate professional communication in the healthcare environment. Emphasis is placed on the endocrine. Students will also learn the causes and complications of antibiotic resistant strains and their role in compromising patient safety. lymphatic. BIO142. urinary and respiratory systems will be identified. and treatment associated with cardiovascular. Students examine the phenomena that produce alterations in human physiologic function and the resulting immune response. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: HSS121. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BIO141 Co-requisite: BIO142 (for the AD Nursing program only) Availability: Denver North. digestive. immune. This course includes a lab. and treatment associated with the neurological. Pueblo BIO210 Pathophysiology This course offers an introduction to the basic concepts of pathophysiology. musculoskeletal. reproductive. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BIO161 Availability: Virtual Campus BIO200 Applied Microbiology This course focuses on the basic principles of microbiology. endocrine. Etiology. signs. Students then learn to apply these principles in the study of the specific therapies for the treatment of bacterial. and typical course of management. The student will also study the treatment of diseases with pharmacotherapeutics with a basic understanding of drug classifications.BIO144 Anatomy and Physiology II This course focuses on the structure. and BIO200 Availability: Pueblo Effective October 7. digestive and integumentary systems will be identified. symptoms.

Student must have a Sponsoring Institution with Bone Densitometry Capabilities Availability: Kansas City BSRT360 Cross Sectional Anatomy This course introduces the human anatomy as viewed in sectional planes. Computer technology. SUR150 Co-requisite: Be a Registered Radiologic Technologist or Enrolled in a Radiologic Technology Program Availability: Kansas City Effective October 7. neck. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Be a Registered Radiologic Technologist or Enrolled in a Radiologic Technology Program Availability: Kansas City BSRT351 Bone Densitometry Externship This course explores the clinical applications of bone densitometry. Students will discuss and review patient history taking skills. Related densitometry techniques. techniques and quality control methods are introduced. skeletal anatomy and interpretation of standard densitometry reports are introduced. imaging procedures.BSRT350 Bone Densitometry This course explores the basic concepts and technical principals of bone densitometry. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BSRT360. The students will apply knowledge of bone densitometry in the clinical environment under the supervision of a registered technologist. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BSRT360. components. the use of contrast media enhancements and adverse reactions within the clinical setting. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Be a Registered Radiologic Technologist or Enrolled in a Radiologic Technology Program Availability: Kansas City BSRT361 An Introduction to CT Procedures This course introduces computed tomography as an imaging modality and its practicality within the radiology profession. Students will compare and contrast planar anatomy to cross sectional anatomy and recognize anatomical structures as viewed in computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. pelvis and spine. Students are also recommended to observe techniques for special procedures such as CT guided interventional examinations. SUR150 Co-requisite: Students must have a Sponsoring Institution with CT Capabilities Availability: Kansas City BSRT362 CT Physics and Instrumentation This course explains the basic imaging principals of CT scanning. 2012 Page 291 . Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BSRT350 Co-requisite: Be a Registered Radiologic Technologist or Enrolled in a Radiologic Technology Program. Basic computer skills and radiation safety procedures will also be discussed. abdomen. Students will also learn routine protocols for imaging of the brain. chest. facial bones. This course explores the basic concepts and technical principals of bone densitometry.

BSRT371 Co-requisite: Students must have a Sponsoring Institution with MRI Capabilities Availability: Kansas City BSRT380 PACS This course focuses on the concepts of picture archival and communications systems and its affect on health care. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Kansas City Effective October 7. SUR150 Co-requisite: Students must have a Sponsoring Institution with MRI Capabilities Availability: Kansas City BSRT371 MRI Physics and Instrumentation This course explains the basic principles of MRI scanning. extremities. BSRT362 Co-requisite: Students must have a Sponsoring Institution with CT Capabilities Availability: Kansas City BSRT370 An Introduction to MRI Procedures This course introduces magnetic resonance imaging as an imaging modality and its practicality within the radiology profession. techniques and quality control methods are introduced. Students will apply knowledge of magnetic resonance imaging in the clinical environment under the supervision of a registered technologist. This course is designed to help meet the clinical competency requirements established by ARRT for the CT registry. 2012 Page 292 . Students are also recommended to observe techniques for special examinations such as breast imaging and magnetic resonance angiography procedures. imaging procedures. neck. This course is designed to help meet the clinical competency requirements established by ARRT for the MRI registry. digital acquisition systems. PACS. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BSRT360. Computer technology. spine. Students will apply knowledge of computed tomography in the clinical environment under the supervision of a registered technologist. Students will discuss and review patient history taking skills.BSRT363 Computed Tomography Externship This course explores the clinical applications of computed tomography. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BSRT360. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BSRT370. teleradiography. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BSRT361. components. and image storage and retrieval will also be discussed. SUR150 Co-requisite: Be a Registered Radiologic Technologist or Enrolled in a Radiologic Technology Program Availability: Kansas City BSRT372 MRI Externship This course explores the clinical applications of MRI. Students will compare computerized and digital record keeping to traditional film based systems. Students will also learn routine protocols for imaging of the brain. the use of contrast media enhancements and adverse reactions within the clinical setting. and joints.

BSRT381 PACS Externship This course explores the clinical applications of PACS within imaging departments. strategy. concepts. The course introduces the basic theories. It will begin with defining what is “consumer behavior” and what career opportunities exist for those with a concentration in this field. 2012 Page 293 . along with electronic commerce and online customers. and Research This course examines best practices in marketing. anthropology. the economy. The course explores marketing conditions that demonstrate the success or failure of marketing strategies based on the principles of consumer behavior and marketing sciences. sales. The insights from these disciplines will provide a tool chest of the skills consumer behavior practitioners regularly utilize. among others. The students will apply knowledge of PACS in the clinical environment while working along-side health information or radiology information technology staff. Opinion research. Retailing practices are examined in this course. and group/society influences. this orientation to the landscape will touch upon psychology. research. public policy. Students will be exposed to quantitative and qualitative approaches to the study of consumers and apply that knowledge to better understanding consumer behaviors. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BSRT380 Co-requisite: Students must have a Sponsoring Institution with HIS or RIS Capabilities Availability: Kansas City BSRT450 Quality Improvement in Radiology . Students will be mentored in real world projects that integrate program content to solve problems in healthcare. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CB450 Availability: Virtual Campus Effective October 7. management. advertising. and findings within key areas that consumer behavior practitioner’s address: marketing. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Kansas City CB450 Orientation to the Consumer Behavior Profession This course will launch the concentration in Consumer Behavior. and the importance of quality management in a healthcare business strategy. principles of quality. such as surveys and focus groups. to identify the most efficient and effective ways to reach consumers. and the use of research to understand consumer behaviors. self-managed work teams. This course focuses on the interplay of consumers and organizations and the importance of market research for understanding consumers. Student will explore the processes and values for implementing quality. sociology. Strategy. household economics. An emphasis will be placed on identifying those practices that lead to positive results in reaching target markets and building market share. will be presented as a method for gathering valuable consumer behavior data useful in marketing efforts. development and management of effective marketing strategies. individual consumer behaviors. and ethics. economics. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: PSYC446 Availability: Virtual Campus CB455 Marketing Management.Capstone During this course the student investigates the emerging principles of quality management and its implementation into the area of diagnostic imaging. Because the field of Consumer Behavior draws upon an array of diverse disciplines.

purchases. Students evaluate the advertising and promotion processes. Consumer economics over the lifecycle and consumption theories are explored as they apply to economic theory and household resource decisions. and persuasion to respond to products and services. This course focuses on understanding the cognitive and emotional factors that influence consumers and the use of this knowledge to increase customers. feelings. and. information. judgment. The course examines sales. social and legal aspects of consumer economics. Students develop the analytical skills necessary to interpret economic research. Students explore how customer satisfaction can be obtained and measured. problem-solving. customer retention. consumer perception.CB460 Sales and Advertising This course delves into the principles of sales and advertising within psychological and sociological contexts. as well as. and decision-making. Public policy implications. The course focuses on utilizing knowledge of consumer behaviors to drive improved sales and critically evaluate advertising options. brand promotion. 2012 Page 294 . Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CB450 Availability: Virtual Campus CB465 The Economics of Consumer Behavior This course explores the economic theories and current research in consumer economics. and the changing economic situation are studied. and intentions to use these products and services. attitudes. and our understanding of consumer behavior. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CB450 Availability: Virtual Campus CB470 Consumer Behavior: The Individual This course explores the external and internal influences of consumer behavior and asks students to consider aspects related to individual consumer behavior and the psychology of those behaviors. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CB450 Availability: Virtual Campus Effective October 7. image development and maintenance. how individuals vary in their learning. sales force management. beliefs. and factors related to improving sales within organizations. and customer awareness of branding are presented to further understanding of consumer behaviors. Advertising. including family and consumer economics. Students learn of the many ways that consumers develop awareness of their choices of goods and services. the implementation and evaluation of advertising strategies. The focus of the course is on improved understanding of consumer economic behaviors within the psychological context. Topics reviewed in the course include: the basic motivations underlying consumer purchasing behavior.

benchmarking. Resources for continued professional development and joining communities of practice are also presented. In this class. students integrate the information they have learned. economic. The effects of social class. and political factors that influence consumer behavior. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EE312 Availability: Colorado Springs Effective October 7. and high performance computing. Topics include advanced memory design. instructions sets. synthesize their knowledge-base and evaluate their skill-base. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. family structure. further their professional “brand identities”. Consumer influences on sustainability. Topics include digital logic and digital systems. and group identification are examined. and our understanding of consumer behavior. memory system organization and architecture. Students review their own professional “mantra”. Capstone students develop a plan to support their careers.date by creating a culminating project applied to the field of consumer behavior. computer interfacing and multiprocessing. and determine their continuing professional development and lifelong learning plans. customer retention. reflect on that knowledge. Topics reviewed in the course include the technological. social justice. Students demonstrate synthesis and integration of their learning and experiences to. purchases. cultural backgrounds. Denver. 2012 Page 295 . Sioux Falls CE412 Advanced Computer Architecture This course covers advanced hardware design techniques and control strategies employed in modern computer systems. a personal set of goals and values that will guide their professional career journey. and globalization are also considered as well as consumer politics and legislation. machine level representation of data. advanced network architectures.CB475 Consumer Behavior: Groups and Society This course investigates the social and anthropological views of consumer behavior and helps students make sense of consumer psychology from a group and societal perspective. This course focuses on understanding the social factors that influence consumers and the use of this knowledge to increase customers. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Last Quarter Availability: Virtual Campus CE242 Computer Architecture This course studies computer organization and design. pipelining. This course features presentations and stories from talented consumer behavior leaders. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CB450 Availability: Virtual Campus CB480 Capstone in Consumer Behavior This Capstone course provides the culminating learning experience in the Consumer Behavior concentration. Denver North.

Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CE242 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs CE660 Modern Computer Design This course explores the issues. which must be approved the department chair. identify and apply models. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course Effective October 7. methods. benchmarks and performance metrics. instruction set architectures. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CE605 Modern Computer Architecture This course examines the nature of computing and its impact on the design of computer systems. memory choices. 2012 Page 296 . Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CE499 Special Topics in Computer Engineering This course addresses issues of current interest in computer systems. complete an analysis. Course content varies as determined by student interest and the evolution of the discipline. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CE605 Availability: Colorado Springs CE690 Computer Engineering Capstone The Computer Engineering Capstone course provides the student the opportunity to integrate skills developed throughout the MSCE program by completing a project or study that focuses on a technical problem or current issue in engineering. identify constraints. tools and processes in the design of modern computer systems. consider experimental design through simulation and evaluate design alternatives in a “just-in-time” approach to design. and prepare and deliver a professional report and presentation. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs CE699 Special Topics in Computer Engineering This course addresses issues of current interest in Computer systems.CE495 Advanced Research and Study in Computer Engineering This course provides the opportunity for an independent. Course content varies as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. in-depth research project and/or study in an area of student interest. The students will define the problem or opportunity. and emerging technologies. Students will research and integrate information. Topics include basic function building blocks of computer design. Credits are assigned based on the complexity and depth of the project. hardware/software structures.

Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJFI360 Availability: Denver. Sioux Falls Effective October 7. analyze. equation and stoichiometry (a mathematical approach to solving problems involving chemical phenomena). Credits: 5 Prerequisite: MATH103 Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS141 Availability: Denver. Kansas City. Included will be lab exercises that complement text and lecture. Denver North. Credits: 1 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CJFI360 Introduction to Criminalistics This course examines the theories and concepts of criminalistics through the application of scientific methods that are necessary to effectively examine. Denver. and (c) crime scene measurement and diagramming. reactions. Lab exercises will be included that complement text and lecture. including atomic and molecular structure. and reconstruct a major crime scene. tire. and cast/molding recovery procedures for fingerprints. the student will examine the skills and procedures employed by crime scene technicians utilized in processing crime scenes. the course will address legal issues that are related to search and seizure of physical evidence. Kansas City. crime scene documentation techniques including (a) information gathering to enable report writing. alternate light source discoveries. Denver North. Sioux Falls CHE499 Special Topics in Chemistry This course addresses issues of current interest in computer systems. (b) photographic composition concepts. bloodstain/blood spatter artifacts. Specifically. Kansas City. latent print processing and enhancement. bonding types. The class will emphasize special chemical enhancement. 2012 Page 297 . Denver North. and basic crime scene reconstruction methods. and shoe impressions. tool.CHE105 Introduction to Chemistry This course provides an introduction to the fundamental concepts of inorganic chemistry. Course content varies as determined by student interest and the evolution of the discipline. Sioux Falls CJFI410 Advanced Crime Scene Forensics Throughout this course.

fingerprint pattern interpretation. odontology. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS360 Required Equipment: 35mm digital camera with manual controls. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJFI360 Availability: Denver. homicides. Denver North. arson. videotaping. injuries. spare batteries. assaults. lighting techniques including low light and electronic flash will be part of the discussion and the laboratory component of the course. sync cord. Availability: Denver. Video camera (any model). application of film/digital application. Laboratory exercises will be conducted to reinforce class lectures and demonstrations. Sioux Falls Effective October 7. burglaries. this will include SIDS and child abuse cases. tripod. using various methods of recovery of human remains. suicides. Kansas City. blood stain documentation. Basic techniques of photography and camera operation. the ACE-V methodology and an overview of AFIS. accidental deaths. and accidents. other dead-body scenes. Denver North. The emphasis will be on scattered surface remains and the detection of clandestine graves. sex offenses. Denver North. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJFI360 Availability: Denver. mechanism. autopsies. Sioux Falls CJFI440 Bones. tool mark analysis and court presentations. basic forensic anthropology. Lectures will address the use of Polaroid cameras. obtaining fingerprints with ink. Bugs & Teeth – The Recovery of Human Remains This course provides students with a series of lectures and field exercises when permissible. Kansas City. detachable electronic flash. The digital camera format is also part of the curriculum. Lecture and laboratory practicums will include the history of fingerprint identification. and entomology as they apply to recovery techniques that are utilize as an aid in identification and criminal prosecution. and cause of death are explored. copy stand photography. Kansas City. The manner. and trauma. Denver North.CJFI420 Forensic Photography & Crime Scene Documentation The course is designed to provide the student with the basic concepts of crime scene photography and documentation techniques for homicide scenes. as well as postmortem changes. Kansas City. Sioux Falls CJFI451 Introduction to Ridgeology This class is intended to be an introduction to the biological development of friction ridge skin. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJFI360 Availability: Denver. The course emphasis will be on investigation of sudden or unexpected deaths. The techniques presented will include scene documentation. and suicides. 2012 Page 298 . Sioux Falls CJFI430 Medico-Legal Death Investigations This course will provide a foundation for understanding death scene analysis. and fingerprint comparisons.

Denver North. Students will be introduced to scientific procedures for determining the cause of fires and will learn to recognize the fire scene. arson indicators and the dynamics of fire development. thermal indicators. and scene processing and evidence collection. and. soft tissue samples. students will have the opportunity to participate in a moot court exercise. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJFI360 Availability: Denver. students will learn how to effectively prepare for courtroom testimony by recognizing the critical value and importance of all reports. attitudes. skills. post-blast investigations. and to preserve and record it properly. flies. effective methods for improving skills on the witness stand. A second section of the course is designed to educate the student in the proper investigation of any post-blast explosives incident. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Kansas City. Denver. soil samples. Areas addressed include explosives recognition. Students will obtain hands-on experience in extracting and interpreting biological and environmental information gained from the investigative process of decomposition in an outdoor environment using pigs as human models. maggots..e. burn patterns. Sioux Falls. beetles. strategies and tactics of the prosecution and defense. fly larvae. Kansas City. Additionally. improvised explosive devices. Denver North.CJFI455 Courtroom Presentation of Scientific Evidence This course provides a comprehensive view of the components of criminal trials and will focus on the knowledge. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJFI360 Availability: Denver. and specialized expertise that contribute to credibility as a witness. Denver North. labs will be conducted to demonstrate. re-enforce. 2012 Page 299 . The research project will require daily collection of specific samples. When possible. and emphasize key considerations presented during lecture. Sioux Falls CJFI456 Forensic Investigation of Dynamic Events This is a survey course encompassing forensic investigative inquiry into the dynamics of arson. As part of the course. and vehicular incident investigations. etc… Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJFI360 CJHS300 Human Service Practice in the Criminal Justice Setting This course introduces the student to the work of helping professionals in the context of the criminal justice system along with identifying the theory base and skills involved in Human Services. Specific topical areas of discussion will include types of questions asked of witnesses. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS141 Availability: Colorado Springs. The third section of the course involves the examination of the skills required to systematically investigate a traffic accident by being able to recognize critical evidence at the accident scene. Sioux Falls CJFI457 Taphonomy – Applied Decomposition Research This course is interdisciplinary and will introduce students to field-based research in taphonomy--the post-mortem history of organisms. i.

signs and symptoms of child abuse as well as the legal requirements for interventions in child abuse cases. Sioux Falls. in families and with individuals. 2012 Page 300 . In this directed study course. Virtual Campus CJHS325 Drug Use and Abuse This course provides a survey of use. Denver. Sioux Falls CJHS315 Child Abuse This course provides an in-depth study of child abuse in the context of the criminal justice and social welfare systems. Students will use case studies to analyze the problems in child abuse investigations and the treatment methods and services available to abused children. Credits: 1 Prerequisite: CJHS310 Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver. Sioux Falls. Credits: 5 Prerequisites: None Availability: Colorado Springs.CJHS311 Study of Alcohol Use and Abuse This course surveys the use. The student will gain a basic knowledge of alcohol use and abuse. abuse. Students will gain a working knowledge of factors affecting the abuse of a wide variety of legal and illegal drugs along with the influence of drug use on behaviors. Alcohol Use and Abuse. Students will be introduced to the continuum of care covers care from prevention through rehabilitation. Denver North. Virtual Campus CJHS312 Special Topics: Alcohol Use and Abuse This course is designed to supplement CJHS310. Denver. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: CJHS311 Availability: Colorado Springs. Virtual Campus CJHS320 Alcohol & Drug Treatment Continuum In this course. Students will learn to identify risk factors. and addictive nature of ethyl alcohol. Denver North. abuse and the addictive nature of mood altering chemicals outside the use and abuse of alcohol. Approaches to prevention and treatment and available resources will be discussed. Denver North. the student will gain a basic knowledge of a range of therapeutic interventions involved in alcohol and other drug abuse in society. Denver. Denver. Sioux Falls. Denver North. Sioux Falls. Kansas City. Denver North. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. and the broad range of current approaches to prevention and treatment. the student will analyze a current issue related to alcohol use and abuse. alcoholism. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. as well as how these interventions address a variety of problems. and the treatment of alcoholism. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJHS300 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs.

Sioux Falls. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. In this directed study course. criminal activity. Sioux Falls. Introduction to Individual Counseling. sexual abuse. Credits: 1 Prerequisite: CJHS410 Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver. Denver. dual diagnosis issues. scientifically supported models of treatment. assessment. Denver North. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: CJUS300 and CJHS337 Availability: Colorado Springs. Sioux Falls CJHS399 Chemical Dependency Elective . Sioux Falls Effective October 7. 2012 Page 301 . counselor wellness.CJHS337 Ethics for the CD Counselor This course explores the ethical and legal issues as they related to the practice of counseling and client/counselor relationships. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Sioux Falls. diagnosis. or families. The student will gain a basic knowledge of the theoretical and foundations of counseling and basic counseling skills. relapse prevention. continuing care for addiction and substance-related problems. Virtual Campus CJHS411 Foundations of Individual Counseling This course serves as an introduction to a variety of counseling theories. and what defines quality client care. advanced counseling for individuals. recovery. the student will analyze an ethical issue that may be encountered while practicing as a chemical dependency counselor. Denver North. therapeutic approaches and counseling skills. Denver North. Denver North. practice or policies relating to addictions. violence in the workplace. Ethics for the CD Counselor. Virtual Campus CJHS338 Special Topics: Ethics for the CD Counselor This course is designed to supplement CJHS336. Credits: 1 Prerequisite: CJHS336 Availability: Colorado Springs.related contemporary issues. the student will analyze a topic related to the challenges associated with family counseling for chemical dependency issues. and practice in addictions. The student will gain a foundational understanding of the ethical standards for counselors. addictions and domestic violence. child abuse and neglect. research. theory. client rights and legal implications.Special Topics This course will be specifically devoted to addiction. groups. Denver. In this directed study course. Denver North. Appropriate topics may include: special populations. and professional development. Denver. Denver. Virtual Campus CJHS412 Special Topics: Individual Counseling This course is designed to supplement CJHS410.

Denver North. Denver. The course focuses on the application of skills through case study. 2012 CJHS421 Foundations of Group Counseling Foundations of Group Counseling provides an introduction to the dynamics of group counseling theories. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: Senior Status or Approval Availability: Virtual Campus CJUS141 Introduction to Criminal Justice This course surveys the agencies that comprise the criminal justice system which are primarily law enforcement. and experience with. Denver North. supervision and administration of law enforcement agencies as well as the day-to-day field operations. the theoretical foundations of group counseling and group counseling skills. Special emphasis is placed on writing skills such as report writing.Effective October 7. Pueblo. Virtual Campus CJHS480 CJ – Human Services Capstone A capstone course that focuses on chemical addiction issues and facilitates the integration of the knowledge gained in the program courses. Sioux Falls. The student will gain a basic knowledge of the theoretical foundations of family counseling and specific family counseling skills. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS141 Availability: Colorado Springs. policies. In this directed study course. Kansas City. Credits: 1 Prerequisite: CJHS420 Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver. therapeutic approaches and counseling skills. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: CJHS337. Denver North. Sioux Falls. the student will analyze a topic related to the challenges associated with group counseling for chemical dependency issues. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. therapeutic approaches and facilitative skills. Denver. information and performance evaluation process. Denver North. Virtual Campus CJUS201 Law Enforcement Operations and Report Writing This course is an introduction to the role of law enforcement and police processes. communication. Denver North. Denver. Pueblo. Introduction to Group Counseling. leadership. Sioux Falls CJHS425 Introduction to Family Counseling This course provides an introduction to family systems theories. The student will gain a basic knowledge of. Students will examine organizational structure. Sioux Falls. CJHS300 Availability: Colorado Springs. application of law and ethical rules in a human services context. Kansas City. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: CJHS300 and CJHS337Availability: Colorado Springs. Virtual Campus Page 302 . The student will learn the processes of these components and their relationship to one another as well as the roles of related agencies. Virtual Campus CJHS422 Special Topics: Group Counseling This course is designed to supplement CJHS420. procedures. Sioux Falls. the courts and corrections. Denver.

The student will explore the various dynamics of providing security in different settings. Sioux Falls. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Principles of loss prevention and the protection of assets are also covered. Virtual Campus CJUS260 Criminal Justice Ethics This course explores the ethical and legal issues as they relate to the field of criminal justice. and information. Denver. The student will gain a foundational understanding of the ethical standards for criminal justice professionals. sentencing alternatives. Credits: 4. and the student will apply ethical standards to different situations they may encounter working in the criminal justice professions. and future direction of correction modalities. Virtual Campus CJUS263 American Corrections The student will conduct a comprehensive examination of the adult corrections process and the history. Sioux Falls . Denver North. Denver. The student will gain a foundational understanding of the ethical standards for criminal justice professionals. 2012 Page 303 . Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: No longer offered CJUS261 Ethics in Criminal Justice This course explores the ethical and legal issues as they relate to the field of criminal justice. Denver. Kansas City.5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. The course also explores community corrections and the various methods used outside traditional correctional institutions. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Denver North. It explores the various dynamics of providing security in different settings. Denver North.CJUS250 Homeland Security This is a survey course designed to introduce the student to the changing dynamics of homeland security at both the national and state levels. Pueblo. Pueblo. and the student will apply ethical standards to different situations they may encounter working in the criminal justice professions. The history and future of terrorism are also examined in a global context. Kansas City. facility. The history and future of terrorism will be examined in a global context. Sioux Falls. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: No longer offered CJUS253 Homeland Security This course introduces the changing dynamics of homeland security at both the national and state levels to the student. Virtual Campus CJUS275 Security Management This course provides an overview of principles and issues in business and organizational security management. Students can examine the challenges embodied in various aspects of security such as personnel.

crime statistics. with special emphasis on victims of domestic violence. Kansas City. Victimology is an objective and scientific approach to the study of victims of various forms of crime. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus CJUS290 Criminal Law This course is a study of the general principles of criminal law. and surveys society's emotionally and politically complex issues as they relate to victims of crime. the juvenile court system and methods of rehabilitation. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus CJUS300 Victimology This course addresses victimology as an emerging area of study in the field of criminal justice. Specifically it includes both the policy and procedure of criminal law. Pueblo. the student will survey the area of juvenile delinquency through the study of the theories of juvenile misconduct. Sioux Falls CJUS342 Juvenile Delinquency This course surveys the area of juvenile delinquency through the study of the theories of juvenile misconduct. Denver North. and surveys society’s emotionally and politically complex issues as they relate to victims of crime. Pueblo. Kansas City. Pueblo.CJUS280 Victimology This course addresses victimology as an emerging area of study in the field of criminal justice. criminal thinking and major offense areas. Denver North. sexual assault and child abuse. Denver. sexual assault and child abuse. Victimology is an objective and scientific approach to the study of victims of various forms of crime from battered women to homicide. with special emphasis on victims of domestic violence. the juvenile court system and methods of rehabilitation. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. from battered women to auto theft. 2012 Page 304 . theories of causation. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus CJUS285 Juvenile Delinquency During this course. and describes methods for changing criminal behavior. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Sioux Falls. It presents an overview of the meaning of crime. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. giving students the ability to apply the essential elements of general criminal law principles to specific substantive crimes. Sioux Falls CJUS343 Criminology Criminology surveys the motivations of the criminal mind using both sociological and cognitive restructuring theories. Kansas City. Denver. Denver North. Denver.

Pueblo. Virtual Campus CJUS380 White Collar and Financial Crimes This course introduces the student to the nature and scope of white collar and financial crimes. and the rights guaranteed by the Fourth. and Eighth Amendments. Sioux Falls CJUS375 Criminal Procedure Criminal Procedure provides an in-depth study of the criminal court system and Constitutional law. Denver North. reasonableness. Denver. Virtual Campus CJUS365 Criminal Law This is a study of the general principles of criminal law. and methods for prevention and detection of fraud. Denver North. probable cause. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Pueblo. privacy. as well as special topics in evidence and expert witnesses as they pertain to fraud cases. legal concepts relevant to fraud and the rules of evidence specific to fraud investigations. Sioux Falls. how to prepare appropriate reports. substantive crimes. Specifically it includes both the policy and procedures of criminal law. the right to counsel. Students will learn investigative procedures appropriate for fraud investigations. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS141 or PBAD200 or PALS200 Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS365 or CJUS367 or CJUS290 Availability: Colorado Springs. Kansas City. The course content will vary based on the evolution of the discipline. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver. Fifth. Virtual Campus CJUS399 Advanced Topics in Criminal Justice This course addresses issues of current interest in the field of criminal justice. Kansas City. 2012 CJUS360 Legal Elements of Fraud This course provides an overview of the legal frameworks for addressing fraud. Kansas City. Sixth. giving students the ability to apply both the policy and procedures of criminal law principles to specific. Virtual Campus CJUS385 Fraud Prevention & Deterrence This course provides an in-depth study of the investigative techniques specific to fraud investigations. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus Page 305 . the exclusionary rule. self-incrimination.Effective October 7. Students will learn to identify different types of fraud. Denver. The defendant’s Constitutional rights are explored through case-law study and includes the basic underlying concepts of search and seizure. Students will learn how to identify the various types of financial crimes and the methods and techniques used to investigate and prosecute this type of criminal activity. Sioux Falls. Denver North. and practices that serve to reduce and prevent fraud and corruption in the workplace.

Denver. The course includes information on the legal aspects of interrogations and the admissibility of confessions. Denver North. detecting deception. hearsay. Sioux Falls. Pueblo. Denver. Pueblo. Kansas City. the student will be provided a thorough examination of the laws of evidence for criminal justice professionals. and process physical evidence correctly. Denver North. and understand its relevance to the case with special emphasis on forensic science application and physical evidence recognition and collection. Kansas City. privileged communications. Denver North. Topics include circumstantial and opinion evidence. Denver. Denver. 2012 Page 306 . Pueblo. collect. Virtual Campus CJUS475 Internship An internship in criminal justice provides the student with the opportunity to work in the criminal justice field under the supervision of a criminal justice professional. non-verbal behavior. relevancy and materiality. Denver. Students will document. Kansas City. The student will synthesize the experience by completing weekly logs and assignments designed to complement the internship experience. objections to and exclusion of evidence. Virtual Campus CJUS448 Criminal Investigation This course examines the skills needed to become a criminal investigator and the procedures criminal investigators use to manage a criminal investigation and prepare a case for court.CJUS440 The Laws of Evidence In this course. and chain of custody. Denver North. character evidence. Kansas City. Sioux Falls. and persuasion. preserve. The course also introduces the student to interview and interrogation techniques. Students will train via recorded practicum of mock interviews and interrogations in an interrogation room setting. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. Virtual Campus CJUS450 Forensic Criminology This course is designed to help develop an appreciation and understanding of crime scene analysis and management. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS448 Availability: Colorado Springs. Virtual Campus CJUS460 Interview and Interrogation This course is designed to provide students with a knowledge base of general issues regarding effective techniques which apply to both accusatory and non-accusatory intake/interviews/interrogations. In addition to methods of achieving successful outcomes. Kansas City. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS448 Availability: Colorado Springs. Sioux Falls. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS375 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. expert witness testimony. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS440 Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver North. Sioux Falls Effective October 7. Pueblo. analyze it thoroughly. topics include physiological and psychological aspects of interviews and interrogations.

Virtual Campus CJUS600 Advanced Review of Criminal Justice This course provides a thorough review of the primary components of criminal justice: law enforcement. Sioux Falls. application of law. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: CJUS482 Availability: Virtual Campus CJUS495 Advanced Research and Study This course provides the student an opportunity to engage in an independent. Denver. and report writing. The course focuses on the application of skills through case study. Credits are assigned based on the complexity and depth of the research project that must be pre-approved by the department chair. Kansas City. Sioux Falls. Denver North. applications of law and report writing. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CJUS500 Foundations of Criminal Justice This course provides a thorough foundation in the concepts of criminal justice. The course focuses on the application of skills through case study. courts and corrections. interviewing. Sioux Falls CJUS482 Criminal Justice Capstone A capstone course that facilitates the integration of the knowledge gained in other courses. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. 2012 Page 307 . in-depth research project. Denver North. This course assumes no prior knowledge of these areas and is an excellent refresher course for those with some familiarity with criminal justice. application of law.CJUS480 Criminal Justice Capstone The criminal justice capstone facilitates the integration of the knowledge gained in other courses. their relationship to one another. The focus is on understanding the primary components of the criminal justice system. and report writing. The focus is on analyzing the primary components of the criminal justice system. Denver. Pueblo. and to the policy-making process. Credits: 1 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver North. The student will focus on the application of skills through case study. interviewing. interviewing. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: Senior Status Availability: Virtual Campus CJUS483 Criminal Justice Capstone II A capstone course that facilitates the integration of the knowledge gained in other courses. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Denver.

and to develop ways to effectively and ethically address issues of diversity to achieve positive outcomes in a variety of criminal justice settings. Students will analyze crime policy and synthesize existing and emerging criminological theory affecting the development of criminal justice policy. and other issues. Students will utilize contemporary criminological theory and research to inform and develop public policy designed to address the causes and concerns of contemporary crime. Sioux Falls. quality and personnel issues are also examined. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. communication and the future of law enforcement. crime prevention. the internal and external environments in which they operate and management theory as applied to courses. Denver. Sioux Falls. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: MGMT605 Availability: Colorado Springs. Sioux Falls. Denver North. Today’s criminal justice practitioner must understand the reality of a globally connected world. resources. in a variety of contexts such as Victimology. It includes court performance standards and explores the roles and purposes of courts. Denver. race. gender. juvenile justice. Denver North. Denver. Sioux Falls. 2012 Page 308 . and services to the community. Sioux Falls. Ethical. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver. political or cultural affinity. political and operational environment. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. and appreciate how our differences can affect the way we deal with crime and criminal justice. Denver North. Denver.CJUS610 Crime Laboratory Management Taking this course the student will cover key issues related to the professional management of the crime lab in the administrative. Denver North. The focus of this course is to analyze how issues of diversity influence all aspects of the criminal justice system. crime has an impact on all of our lives. Virtual Campus CJUS630 Law Enforcement Management This course will blend law enforcement theory and practice to create a proactive approach for successful management of personnel. Virtual Campus CJUS615 Criminology and Public Policy This course examines the current discipline of criminology based on current research and its applications. The student will be involved in an in-depth study of management in law enforcement including operating principles. Denver North. sexual orientation. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Virtual Campus CJUS625 Issues of Diversity in Criminal Justice Regardless of age. Virtual Campus CJUS620 Court Services Management This course will cover the use of effective tools for case management and process analysis in the judicial system.

Denver North. jury charge.CJUS640 Corrections Management This course provides comprehensive coverage of correctional administration. and testimonial material are developed. Students will analyze issues of law. Virtual Campus CJUS675 Special Topics in Criminal Justice This course addresses topics of current interest in the field of criminal justice. the management of offenders. Reading skills for stenography notes on literary. including risk assessment. the prison setting. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. and society. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. it includes the historical perspective of correctional administration. professional responsibility. The student will practice dictation for reinforcement of theory. and explores the intergovernmental system relationships in homeland security. Students will evaluate case studies and other materials to demonstrate written competency in the areas of research. Sioux Falls. with an emphasis on research. Sioux Falls. the correctional staff and an overview of the future in correctional administration. Denver North. The student is introduced to the concepts associated with the ability to write a conflict-free theory on a computer-compatible stenography machine. Virtual Campus CJUS685 Graduate Criminal Justice Capstone The course is designed to integrate and synthesize all coursework in the Criminal Justice graduate program and related areas allowing the student to demonstrate the professional competencies associated with a broad conceptual and practical understanding of the criminal justice field. Denver. Denver. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Sioux Falls Effective October 7. The course will provide the student with an interdisciplinary approach in defining terrorism in analysis of counterterrorism strategies for planned responses. It focuses on problem solving with real-life applications of issues for correctional administrators. Virtual Campus CJUS650 Terrorism and Homeland Security Management This course covers security management. 2012 Page 309 . and the application of research results to drive policy. Sioux Falls. and management in the criminal justice field. policy. Denver North. The course content will vary based on the evolution of the discipline. planning and program administration. Virtual Campus CRPT100 Realtime Theory I This course provides an introduction to the careers in realtime reporting information systems and communication technology. Sioux Falls. The syllabus for a particular session will announce the topics for the course. Additionally. Denver. Denver. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS675 Availability: Colorado Springs. allowing students to incorporate knowledge and experience as they apply ethical principles in developing effective strategies to confront issues facing practitioners within the realm of criminal justice. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver North.

jury charge. Skills from composition instruction are applied to the spoken word as delivered in testimony and court proceedings. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Sioux Falls Effective October 7. Reading skills of stenography notes on literary materials are further developed. The student will continue to develop proficiency in the ability to write a conflict-free theory on a computer-compatible stenography machine. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CRPT200 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT202 Realtime Writing II This course continues development of conflict-free theory for writing on a computer-compatible steno machine. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CRPT102 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT200 Realtime Writing I This course continues development of conflict-free theory for writing on a computer-compatible steno machine. Emphasis is placed on spelling. and commonly confused words utilized in the court reporting profession. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CRPT104 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT201 Vocabulary for Court Reporters During this course. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CRPT100 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT104 Realtime Theory III This course is a continuation of Realtime Theory I and II. The student will continue to build proficiency through the practice of dictation.CRPT102 Realtime Theory II This course is a continuation of Realtime Theory I. jury charge. and testimony material are further developed. The student will learn techniques to sharpen proofreading skills to produce an error-free document. and testimony material with emphasis on high realtime translation rates. 2012 Page 310 . Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CRPT200 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT250 Punctuation and Proofreading This course provides instruction on the ability to effectively punctuate the spoken word. The student continues to build proficiency through the practice of dictation. The student continues to develop proficiency in the ability to write a conflict-free theory on a computer-compatible stenography machine. Reading skills for stenography notes on literary. usage. the student studies and builds vocabulary relative to terms used in the court reporting profession. The student will develop reading and writing skills on literary material with emphasis on high realtime translation rates. The student will develop reading and writing skills on literary.

jury charge. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT200 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT299A Realtime Writing II Lab 1 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 100 words per minute. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT202 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT300 Realtime Writing III This course continues development of reading and writing skills on literary. 2012 Page 311 . Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CRPT200 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT302 Realtime Writing IV The student will continue to develop reading and writing skills on the steno machine on literary material with emphasis on high real time translation rates. and testimony material with emphasis on high realtime translation rates. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT202 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT299B Realtime Writing II Lab 2 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 100 words per minute. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT200 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT298B Realtime Writing I Lab 2 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 80 words per minute. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CRPT300 Availability: Sioux Falls Effective October 7.CRPT298A Realtime Writing I Lab 1 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 80 words per minute.

Through the discussion of the areas of the law. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT302 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT400 Realtime Writing V This course continues development of conflict-free theory for writing on a computer-compatible steno machine. jury charge and testimony materials with emphasis on high realtime translation rates. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT300 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT398B Realtime Writing III Lab 2 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 120 words per minute. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT300 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT399A Realtime Writing IV Lab 1 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 140 words per minute. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT302 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT399B Realtime Writing IV Lab 2 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 140 words per minute. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT398A Realtime Writing III Lab 1 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 120 words per minute. The student will develop reading and writing skills on literary. the student will learn legal terminology that will be integrated throughout the program and the reporting profession. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CRPT302 Availability: Sioux Falls Effective October 7.CRPT350 Legal Procedures and Terminology This course provides an introduction to the legal system with an overview of all aspects of the law discussed. Students will be given assignments and current events dictation to improve their vocabulary and punctuation usage. 2012 Page 312 .

Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CRPT410 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT460 Realtime Writing VIII The student will continue to develop reading and writing skills on literary. and testimony material with emphasis on realtime translation rates. The student will continue to develop reading and writing skills on literary.CRPT405 Computer-Aided Transcription In this course. Accuracy in realtime and using the CAT software and each special feature is developed through considerable skill practice. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CRPT450 Availability: Sioux Falls Effective October 7. jury charge. and testimony material with emphasis on realtime translation rates. The student will continue to develop reading and writing skills on literary. The student will also complete simulated Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR) exam and Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) exam. 2012 Page 313 . jury charge. The student builds the CAT dictionary. professional associations and ethics of reporters. and testimony material with emphasis on realtime translation rates. CRPT405 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT450 Realtime Writing VII This course continues development of conflict-free theory for writing on a computer-compatible steno machine. Students will be given assignments and current events dictation to improve their vocabulary and punctuation usage. the student will develop writing and editing skills for computer-aided transcription including realtime and closed captioning. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CRPT302 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT410 Realtime Writing VI This course continues development of conflict-free theory for writing on a computer-compatible steno machine. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CRPT400 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT414 Reporting Procedures and Business Applications This course will focus on the profession of reporting including responsibilities. The student will prepare transcripts from a variety of legal proceedings. Students will be given assignments and current events dictation to improve their vocabulary and punctuation usage. jury charge. certification. The information necessary in establishing and operating a transcript production business will be explored. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CRPT400.

Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT410 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT497B Realtime Writing VI Lab 2 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 180 words per minute. Must have achieved a minimum of 180 wpm prior to commencement of the internship/externship. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT410 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT498A Realtime Writing VII Lab 1 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 200 words per minute. The student will apply skills and knowledge learned in the classroom to the practical reporting profession.CRPT475 Internship/Externship This course is the final course in the core court reporting curriculum. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT400 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT496B Realtime Writing V Lab 2 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 160 words per minute. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT450 Availability: Sioux Falls Effective October 7. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT400 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT497A Realtime Writing VI Lab 1 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 180 words per minute. 2012 Page 314 . Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CRPT410 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT496A Realtime Writing V Lab 1 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 160 words per minute.

CRPT498B Realtime Writing VII Lab2 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 200 words per minute Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT450 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT499A Realtime Writing VIII Lab 1 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 225 words per minute. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CS104 Problem Solving Concepts With C++ This course covers the fundamental problem solving approaches that lead to solutions suitable for implementation with a computer programming language. 2012 Page 315 . Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT460 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT499B Realtime Writing VIII Lab 2 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 225 words per minute. Students will also be introduced to the techniques of designing and documenting a problem solution. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT460 Availability: Sioux Falls CS099 Special Topics in Computer Science This course addresses issues of current interest in Computer Science. Kansas City. Denver North. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: MATH103 or MATH112 or MATH143 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. It includes control structures. Denver. Solutions will be implemented using the essential elements of a modern programming language. objects and classes. It introduces the basic concepts of object-oriented programming. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Pueblo. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Sioux Falls CS106 Problem Solving Concepts With Programming The course covers the fundamental problem solving approaches that lead to solutions suitable for implementation with a programming language. data and program design. This course cannot be used to satisfy any degree requirements.

Credits: 4 Prerequisite: IT106 or CS106 or CS123 Availability: Colorado Springs. arrays and object-based applications. objects and classes. Denver North. string manipulation. methods. MATH103 or MATH143 or MATH112 Availability: Colorado Springs. Students will complete several C# programs while completing this course. the UNIX shells. Basic declarations and statements. Fundamental programming concepts such as Data type declarations. and Visual Studio compiler utilization are incorporated in lab assignments. UNIX commands. The course will also prepare students to take CS216: Intermediate C# Programming. 2012 Page 316 . classes and objects are covered. pointers. Sioux Falls CS111 Introduction to Programming With C# The course is an introduction to C# programming and object-oriented techniques.CS110 Introduction to Programming With C++ The course is an introduction to C++ programming and object-oriented techniques. Denver. The basic concepts of object-oriented programming are discussed. the Microsoft Visual Studio Integrated Development Environment (IDE). Denver. abstraction. arrays. program control structures. Pueblo. error handling and object-oriented techniques are incorporated in lab assignments. Sioux Falls CS115 Programming With C++ Students are introduced to the C++ programming language in this course. control statement structures. These concepts provide the framework for the development of a very basic C++ / DOS application. Denver North. Emphasis is on applying sound software engineering principles. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: IT106 or CS106 or CS123 Availability: Colorado Springs. Students are required to complete several programs. This is designed for students just starting out in programming. students explore end user interaction with the UNIX operating system. Sioux Falls CS116 C# Programming This course introduces computer programming using the C# programming language. string manipulation. file input and output. The course includes the basic concepts of both the structured programming and object-oriented programming models. Sioux Falls CS125 UNIX Fundamentals In this course. Denver North. and shell programming. This is designed for students just starting out in programming. Pueblo. This course examines the basic features of the UNIX operating system. Denver. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: CS104. These concepts provide the framework for the development of a very basic Graphical User Interface (GUI) application. Denver. file input and output. Topics studied will include an introduction to managed (programming) languages. data structures. data and program design. Pueblo. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS106 Availability: No Longer Offered Effective October 7. text strings. control structures. control statement structures. data and program design. Fundamental programming concepts such as Data type declarations. the UNIX file system. Denver North. MATH103 or MATH143 or MATH112 Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS104 or Approval. Pueblo.

inheritance. More attention is given to C#’s object-oriented features of inheritance and polymorphism. Denver North. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. UNIX editors. Denver North. Kansas City. the UNIX file system. Pueblo. basic generic collection data structures. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS115 Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS116 Availability: Colorado Springs. multithreading. 2012 Page 317 . Students demonstrate understanding of these principles through the completion of several programs. construction and test. A major emphasis is on object-oriented program design. and shell programming. the UNIX file system. Students learn common UNIX commands. Denver. graphical user interfaces. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CS215 Intermediate C++ Programming This course builds upon the fundamental topics covered in CS115. Denver. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS215 or CS216 or IT215 or IT252Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS104 or CS106 or IT110 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. polymorphism. files and streams. It also draws comparisons between UNIX and Linux. Study includes data types. queues. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: CS104 or CS106 or IT110 Availability: Virtual Campus CS146 Introduction to UNIX This course introduces the UNIX operating system and examines its basic features. exceptions. This course examines the basic features of the UNIX operating system. Students are required to complete numerous programs using these advanced features. and the UNIX shells and are introduced to shell script programming. Sioux Falls CS216 Intermediate C# Programming This course builds on the foundation established in CS116. Pueblo. overloaded operators. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Sioux Falls. overloading. stacks. Sioux Falls CS199 Special Topics in Computer Science This course addresses issues of current interest in computer science. lists and trees. The focus is on the more powerful features of C++ including I/O formatting. Sioux Falls CS230 Data Structures In this course a student learns the principles behind both simple and advanced data structures. Denver North. file I/O. Denver. Denver North. The course requires the preparation of several exercises using the UNIX environment. the UNIX shells.CS126 Unix Fundamentals In this course. templates and exceptions. Denver. students explore end user interaction with the UNIX operating system. arrays. UNIX commands. Pueblo. Pueblo.

Topics covered in this course include conceptual and logical database designs for several businesses. including searching and sorting. Denver. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS104 or CS106 or IT110 Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS230. and implementation and database management systems. Sioux Falls CS251 Fundamentals of Database Systems This course introduces database design. implementing these designs using a database management system and developing business applications that access these databases. retrieval and manipulation of data are emphasized using SQL (Structured Query Language). Denver North. Sioux Falls CS299 Special Topics in Computer Science This course addresses issues of current interest in computer science. Denver North. Denver. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS250 Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver. hashing and information retrieval. Pueblo. DDL (Data Definition Language) and DML (Data Manipulation Language). Sioux Falls CS250 Fundamentals of Database Systems This course introduces database design. 2012 Page 318 . Pueblo.CS246 Structured Query Language This course gives complete coverage of the SQL database programming language and studies the concepts involved in the relational database model. Students will complete several database projects using SQL. and implementation and database management systems. Topics covered in this course include conceptual and logical database designs for several businesses. Denver North. implementing these designs using a database management system and developing business applications that access these databases. Average and asymptotic behaviors are discussed. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS104 or CS106 or IT110 Availability: Virtual Campus CS265 Algorithms Students are introduced to the basic concepts of algorithm design analysis. Complexity issues are explored. and MATH200 or MATH203 Availability: Colorado Springs. Storage. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course Effective October 7. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline.

prototyping and usability testing with special emphasis to web interface for multiple technologies (example: mobile web devices. prototyping and usability testing. Denver North. resource allocation and management. Note: This class does not require programming skills. filters. user interface design. Sioux Falls CS340 Operating Systems In this course. EM208 or EBUS208 Availability: Virtual Campus Page 319 . Pueblo. virtual memory. Completion of the course requires the student to perform several lab exercises that investigate and exercise key operating system features. including pipes. Denver North. file systems.. Denver. concurrency and management of processes and resources. Several programming projects are required. concurrent processes and threads.Effective October 7. multithreaded solutions for multi-core hardware architectures. user interface design. Practical aspects of using C# for industrial-strength software production are emphasized.NET Ajax and Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) using Silverlight are discussed. batch and interactive subsystems. and ASP. Requires completion of several challenging programs as well as a final software project. protection. web services using the Windows Communications Framework (WCF). The design and implementation of UNIX Perl programs are discussed. CS215 or CS216 or IT215 or IT252 Availability: Colorado Springs. speech recognition and navigation. Note: this class does not require programming skills. idioms). Advanced coverage of object-oriented software concepts. This course provides in-depth coverage of the computer human interface. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS146 or CS126 Availability: Virtual Campus CS346 User Interface Design Developing usable software products is vital in today’s competitive marketplace. windows graphics and multimedia using Windows Presentation Framework (WPF). Denver North. user profiling. analysis of the design of modern operating systems is emphasized. Sioux Falls CS345 UNIX Systems Programming The student is introduced to the basic concepts of UNIX programming. etc. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: CS104 or IT106 or IT110. reflection. attributes and dynamic programming. Pueblo. Denver. tablets.e. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CE242. Sioux Falls. This course provides in-depth coverage of the computer human interface.). 2012 CS316 Advanced C# Programming Extends and integrates much of the C# programming knowledge presented in previous C# courses. smart phones. Advanced topics are covered along with proven design and implementation “rules-of-thumb” (i. Emphasizes the use of the components of the C# standard Base Class Library. The topics covered include basic capabilities of multi-program operating systems. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS216 Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS104 or CS106 or IT110 Availability: Colorado Springs. user profiling. nettops. Virtual Campus CS347 Web User Interface Design Developing useable software products is vital in today’s competitive web marketplace.

Sioux Falls CS382 Software Design Software Design defines and describes the behavior of the software system. class modeling and state modeling using common notations are covered. Denver North. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS377 or CS376 or CS366 or CS475 Availability: Colorado Springs. retrieval and the manipulation of data. software analysis. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EBUS215 or IT152 or CS115 or CS116 or IT115 Availability: Colorado Springs. A variety of design processes. Virtual Campus CS381 Software Requirements Engineering Software Requirements Engineering introduces students to requirements elicitation. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS366 or CS475 or SWE410 or CS376 or CS377 Availability: Colorado Springs. methodologies. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS250 or CS251 or CS252 Availability: Virtual Campus CS366 Software Engineering Methods Software Engineering Methods introduces students to the basic concepts of software engineering including lifecycles. Sioux Falls CS377 Object Oriented Methods Object Oriented Methods introduces the student to the basic concepts of object-oriented analysis and design. emphasizing data warehousing. Sioux Falls Effective October 7. The additional topics covered during this course include requirements traceability. Denver.CS352 Advanced Database Systems This course continues the study of database design and implementation. and the specification of software requirements. Pueblo. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS362 or CS363 or CS246 or Approval Availability: Virtual Campus CS362 Structured Query Language for Data Management This course gives complete coverage of SQL. 2012 Page 320 . tools. Completion of several exercises and a final project are required. Denver. Denver. Denver North. In this course. and use case scenario development. and types of software designs are explored throughout the course. online analytical processing and distributed databases. Use case modeling. methods. and tools. Denver. techniques. Denver North. Denver North. and the maintenance of software development products. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS215 or IT215 or EBUS215 or CS216 or IT152 Availability: Colorado Springs. software design. Sioux Falls. This course provides an overview of requirements engineering. software quality. implementation. students learn to select and apply a design method and use a modeling notation to clearly communicate and document a software solution. testing. with an emphasis on storage.

Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS377 or CS376 or CS366 or CS475 Availability: Colorado Springs. Students apply the theory by developing a software design specification. In this course. and documentation. Sioux Falls CS399 Special Topics in Computer Science This course addresses issues of current interest in computer science. such as unit testing. and write a test report that documents the results. Students develop a test procedure. Denver. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS455 Availability: Virtual Campus CS459 Software Testing Software Testing provides an overview of a variety of testing practices and methods.CS383 Software Testing Software Testing provides an overview of a variety of testing practices and methods. and develop a requirements traceability matrix that spans the software development lifecycle. conduct system and usability testing. write use-case scenarios. A variety of design processes. define functional and non-functional requirements. methods. Denver North. learn how to analyze and model requirements. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CS455 Software Requirements Engineering Software Requirements Engineering introduces students to requirements elicitation. integration testing. definition. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS366 or CS475 or CS377 or IT422 or IT425Availability: Virtual Campus CS457 Software Design Software Design defines and describes the behavior of a software system. Students will explore and practice elicitation techniques. students learn to select and apply a design method and use a modeling notation to clearly communicate and document a software solution. tools. explore user interface alternatives. including unit testing. 2012 Page 321 . operational testing. Requirements are incorporated into the design and traced to ensure completeness. integration testing. It gives students the opportunity to apply the theory as they perform software tests. usability testing. and system testing. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. and system testing. This course focuses on the types of tests that are conducted during the software development lifecycle. and then gives the students the opportunity to apply the theory as they perform software tests. operational testing. This course explores a variety of tests. a test plan. identification. usability testing. stress testing. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS457 or CS366 or CS475 Availability: Virtual Campus Effective October 7. and types of software designs are explored throughout the course. correctness and consistency via the requirements traceability matrix.

The topics include operating systems. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Senior Status or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. and software engineering principles. This course requires the development and test of a software product. database systems. students use their requirement and design specifications to develop and test a software product. Denver. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CS500 Computer Science Foundation Topic This course provides foundational knowledge in computer science. This course reinforces the principles of requirements engineering and software design. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CS499 Special Topics in Computer Science This course addresses issues of current interest in computer science. Denver. object-oriented design. preparing students for participation in the MSCS graduate program. computer networking. students design and develop a software system based on user requirements. Denver North. Credits are assigned based on the complexity and depth of the research project. Denver North. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course Effective October 7. which must be pre-approved by the department chair. It includes the analysis and design of a software product. Working in teams. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Working in teams. 2012 Page 322 . Sioux Falls CS482 Software Engineering Capstone II Software Engineering Capstone II continues the software product development that began in CS481. Sioux Falls CS495 Advanced Research and Study in Computer Science This course gives the student an opportunity to conduct an independent in-depth research project.CS481 Computer Science Project I Software Engineering Capstone I is the first course in a two-course sequence that involves the development of a software product. It addresses basic information. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS481 Availability: Colorado Springs.

security.CS630 Modern Operating Systems This is an advanced operating systems (OS) course to present the current progress of modern OS. Emerging technologies. Denver. Cloud Computing and Virtualization will be evaluated and incorporated into design projects. client-server. synchronization. Sioux Falls. and into the Internet itself. such as Voice over IP. The system vulnerabilities of poor programming practice are examined and suggestions for mitigation developed. etc. Sioux Falls. Virtual Campus CS632 Data and Applications Security This course covers aspects of security that apply to creation. scheduling. 2012 Page 323 . Virtual Campus CS631 Digital Forensics This course covers the theory and techniques that one employs to determine the cause of and sequence of events leading up to a security breach in computer systems. embedded computing. distributed and network computing. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Sioux Falls. and reliability are appraised. Virtual Campus CS635 Computer Networking Emerging technologies continuously change the way we network. Internal structure and mechanisms as well as the design principles of multi-processor and multi-core OS are evaluated. This includes the identification of clues and their locations on the offended system. clustering. Denver North. Denver. Denver. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS651 Availability: Colorado Springs. security. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS500 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. service-orientation. Sioux Falls. Multimedia on Demand. such as addressing and routing. and/or any new type of computer system architecture. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS500 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. are discussed. Denver North. cloud computing. Network issues. Students will also conduct an applied research or a case study on extending OS to support various types of computing technologies. deployment. Technologies of extending the kernel OS functions to solve technical challenges associated with concurrency. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS651 Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver North. The layers of the OSI Reference Model are compared and contrasted with the TCP/IP protocol suite. This course analyzes the foundational concepts in computer networking along with the current state of the practice and assesses the changes required by new technologies. and maintenance of applications and data bases. Denver. Included also are the security concerns in this domain as pertains to cloud computing and virtualization. such as grid computing. in the associated local network. Techniques to prevent or migrate such breaches are explored. communication and distribution. Denver North. Pueblo. Pueblo. including the practical and regulatory concerns of information assurance. virtualization.

frameworks. mobile computing. and modeling languages. cost modeling. Denver North. Denver North. configuration management and quality control. design and validation. design principles. Students will also be required to explore how to apply architectural strategies to address technical challenges associated with web services. The course presents the current progress of the architectural paradigms for various types of software systems. Sioux Falls. Virtual Campus CS641 Software Requirements Engineering With the continued demand to develop software applications faster and for more emerging media environments. risk management.CS640 Software Project Management Advances in Agile Project Management utilizing methodologies such as Scrum has redefined the more traditional approaches to Software Project Management. scheduling. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS500 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. use case scenario development. design methods. scalable and cost-effective workable software. software architecture. Sioux Falls. cloud computing. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS500 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. the course will discuss the impact of a software architecture on the software development process. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS500 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. design tools. Denver. Software Requirements Engineering focuses on the elicitation. This course presents the principles and concepts associated with software development projects applying agile project management approaches. Virtual Campus CS649 Software Design This course provides in-depth knowledge to analyze and transform functional and nonfunctional requirements into well-designed. requirements management. teach various principles. and patterns. estimation. and specification of software requirements with the end goal of developing a quality product with high customer satisfaction. It evaluates software design processes. software framework. Sioux Falls. Students will apply this knowledge to create a software design for a real world software application. security and trust in computing systems. Students are given the opportunity to apply project planning. Topics include requirements traceability. Denver. 2012 Page 324 . Denver. requirements engineering is essential to the overall software development process. design quality and metrics. such as architectural styles. and utilize project management tools and techniques in the context of developing software projects. design patterns. resource management. Virtual Campus CS644 Computer Systems Architecture This is an advanced computer software architecture course. virtualization. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS500 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. In addition to the fundamentals of software architecture. Denver North. methods and techniques commonly used in software architecture analysis. analysis. software validation and verification. software quality. software verification and validation. Sioux Falls. Denver. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Denver North. control.

The focus is on the development of a security policy and the basic elements that provide identification and authentication. Denver North. both the UNIX/Linux and Windows operating systems are studied. Sioux Falls. computer crime. This course includes a thorough treatment of cryptography and cryptographic services. potential conflicts and tradeoffs are also discussed. security auditing. incident reporting.CS651 Computer Systems Security Foundations This course introduces the overall foundations required for the understanding of. Virtual Campus CS653 Network Security Students are provided with a brief overview of the basic elements of networking concepts. contingency planning and disaster recovery. Denver. The topics covered include development of policies. Virtual Campus CS652 Operating Systems Security Operating Systems Security provides an in-depth analysis of the security components at the operating system level. A research project and formal paper are required. Availability. information systems security. Students participate in hands-on lab assignments to reinforce the material as well as to gain familiarity with a number of available operating system security products and tools (both freeware and commercially available). Sioux Falls. Implementation issues. Sioux Falls. Sioux Falls. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS651 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. Authorization. standards and procedures. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Denver. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS651 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. 2012 Page 325 . Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS500 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver North. It reviews the history of security and computer systems security in particular to develop a set of models to guide the approach to realizing computer systems security. An in-depth analysis of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model and layered network security mechanisms needed to provide Confidentiality. Additional topics covered include legal and ethical issues. Denver. In addition to general concepts. An overview of current security technologies is presented. Integrity. Virtual Campus CS654 Security Management This course covers a variety of issues relating to the management of information systems security. and security awareness and training. and further study in. Denver North. Pueblo. Denver North. A project is required. risk analysis methodologies. access control and security auditing. protocols and threats necessary to understand network security issues and make security relevant decisions. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS651or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. Authentication and Non-repudiation within a network environment is included. topologies. An implementation plan and formal paper are required. Denver.

social media venues. Virtual Campus CS663 Enterprise Systems Architecture Presents current approaches to an enterprise level design of systems architectures. Students will also conduct research into these areas. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS651 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. NIACAP. This course examines vulnerabilities caused by both scripting errors or poor scripting techniques on WEB based applications. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS500 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. Techniques for the design and implementation of relational databases are presented and applied using SQL and a DBMS. Sioux Falls. most recently by the DITSCAP and its civilian counterpart. Denver North. The in-depth analysis of the basic principles behind software process improvement provides a framework for further investigation.Effective October 7. Denver North. Denver North. Virtual Campus CS671 Software Systems Engineering Process This course presents the current research and application of the principles of the software development process and process improvement. Emphasis is placed on high-level design issues and opportunities for long-term systems planning. Denver North. The DOD was first in evolving strategies and methods to formally address these tasks. Sioux Falls. Denver. A whole new set of intrusion risks present themselves with the newer emerging media and application environments such as cloud computing. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS500 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. Sioux Falls. Others occur at the applications running on various operating systems. and web-based databases are discussed. Other data models such as the object-oriented and object-relational models are examined and compared to the relational model. SQL problems and architecture design flaws in relational database systems that contribute to vulnerabilities are also analyzed. such as WEB servers are at the perimeter of the network. metrics and risk management. Virtual Campus CS661 Software Information Assurance Attacks on enterprise level systems can be focused on many targets. Denver. Database systems using data warehouses and data marts. The software engineering integrated approach focuses on the concepts of software development. The need for security driven life cycle development models and security standards for programming and scripting languages are presented. The owners of these resources require a measure of the risk assumed in allowing access in the intended manner as well as an assessment of how well the system implements its requirements. Virtual Campus CS662 System Security Certification and Accreditation A system that performs mission-sensitive operations requires access to sensitive resources. 2012 CS660 Database Systems This course explores current database systems and provides a foundation for future study. Denver. Further. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS500 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS651 Availability: Colorado Springs. This course addresses each of these topics and standards and how they may lead to a higher level of assurance systems development. distributed databases. configuration management. Some of the targets. and mobile computing. Denver. vulnerabilities created in custom developed applications written in high level programming languages are examined. quality assurance. Virtual Campus Page 326 . Denver. Denver North.

object-oriented. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS660 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. evaluation methods and key tools. system integration. Denver. Advanced topics such as data model conversion. maintenance. data modeling. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS500 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. and database integration are explored. and approaches to system engineering. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Techniques and implementation strategies used by open-source or commercial database management systems are studied. system quality. design. Denver North. schema normalization are discussed. performance monitoring and tuning and security. operational performance and operating systems that address the needs and requirements of customers. Pueblo. Sioux Falls. Topics include physical database design. Denver North. Requirements capture and analysis. concurrency control. Denver North. SEM provides an overview of techniques. Other topics include extraction-transformation-load (ETL) techniques. methodologies. Specific techniques for conceptual. back-up and recovery. database refactoring. and the relationship between data warehouses and traditional database. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS660 Availability: Colorado Springs. system design. Denver. logical. logical and physical designs for relational. 2012 Page 327 . data warehouse applications. online analytical processing (OLAP). Completion of a significant project is required. object-relational. query processing. schema evolution. and semi-structured databases are evaluated. creation. Virtual Campus CS681 Database Design This course provides an in-depth study of various aspects of database design. Sioux Falls. The principles. and physical design of data warehouses are presented. processes and tools used for transforming business and system requirements into conceptual. and deployment. transaction management. Denver. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS660 Availability: Colorado Springs.CS672 Systems Engineering Methods Systems engineering methods provides a robust focus on functionality. eliciting customer requirements. Completion of a significant project is required. Topics include SE foundational models and the newest concepts. Virtual Campus CS683 Data Warehouse This course provides an in-depth study of data warehouses and data marts. Denver North. and system disposal. Denver. Focus also includes key stages in SEM such as system processes. Virtual Campus CS682 Database Administration This course explores activities and responsibilities of a database administrator (DBA).

2012 Page 328 . and knowledge from the MSCS is critically applied by completing an in-depth project focusing on a major technical problem or major issue that impacts the student’s own organization or in a desired area of study. The student will prepare a formal technical report of the detailed research and application of prior course concepts. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course Effective October 7. It may be used as a master’s elective in computer science. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CS799 Special Topics in Computer Science This course covers advanced topics in management. Topics include design and implementation of a distributed database. concepts. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CS698 Computer Science Capstone The Capstone course demonstrates mastery and critical knowledge from the MSCS program. Denver. Enrollment in this course requires a research or study plan. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS681. Completion of a significant project is required. Denver North. and database management in a distributed systems environment. It may be substituted for one of the research and writing courses in the DM programs.CS685 Distributed Databases This course explores distributed database systems from design through operations and maintenance. Denver. Sioux Falls CS699 Special Topics in Computer Science This course addresses issues of current interest in computer science. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Senior Status or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. distributed query processing. The content. Denver North. CS682 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. in-depth research and/or study of an area of student interest. Examples from open source and commercial database management systems are discussed. Virtual Campus CS697 Advanced Research and Study in Computer Science This course is an opportunity to do independent. The course gives the student the opportunity to perform a comprehensive analysis and study in a selected area of interest.

Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 3 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver. Upon completion. The project is intended to demonstrate an increasing mastery of an area of expertise within computer science and demonstrate the ability to write in a style consistent with the expectations of the target audience for the project. and sub-disciplines such as security. how to collect data. Sioux Falls CS804 Research Methods This course introduces experimental design and analysis of data.CS801 Research and Writing I This course is one of a series of twelve research and writing courses that result in publishable projects. each project (which may span two or more research and writing courses) is reviewed by the faculty mentor and two additional faculty members and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Denver. Perspectives include ethnography. hypothesis testing and other forms of data analysis. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver. A high-level view of where topics fit helps students to better understand how the disciplines relate to one another. The projects are selected by the student in consultation with a faculty mentor and two readers. grounded theory. Students also discuss the state of the practice for selected disciplines and sub-disciplines and narrow their area of concentration for the remainder of the degree program. and then write a technical report on your effort. and case studies. surveys. software engineering. You will be expected to design and conduct an experiment. Sioux Falls Effective October 7. Sioux Falls CS802 Qualitative Analysis This course presents topics on a variety of qualitative analysis methods and techniques. Denver. Topics include independent and dependent variables. action research. The methods include structured interviews. and deductive reasoning. 2012 Page 329 . Sioux Falls CS803 Current Topics in the Discipline This course provides an overview of current topics in the disciplines of computer science. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. collect and analyze data. soft systems methodology. A grade of “satisfactory” certifies that the project has been judged as making progress but not necessarily of publishable quality until the committee signs off on the final paper.

and techniques that support these processes are covered.Effective October 7. modeling and testing have been conducted and the results analyzed. A grade of “satisfactory” certifies that the project has been judged as making progress but not necessarily of publishable quality until the committee signs off on the final paper. The projects are selected by the student in consultation with a faculty mentor and two readers. conduct an assessment of selected processes in their organizations. information security. Students will be able to describe differences in various methods of central tendency. 2012 CS806 Research and Writing II This course is the second in a series of twelve research and writing courses that result in publishable projects. A grade of “satisfactory” certifies that the project has been judged as making progress but not necessarily of publishable quality until the committee signs off on the final paper. system development. Denver. tools. Upon completion. This course addresses fundamental issues in developing those processes and prepares students for their own project simulation or model. Denver. software-intensive systems. and other process areas. is reviewed by a faculty mentor and two additional faculty members and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. The projects are selected by the student in consultation with a faculty mentor and two readers. Sioux Falls Page 330 . The project is intended to demonstrate an increasing mastery of an area of expertise within computer science and demonstrate the ability to write in a style consistent with the expectations of the target audience for the project. Students perform research into current best practices. Credits: 3 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Sioux Falls CS811 Research and Writing III This course is the third in a series of twelve research and writing courses that result in publishable projects. Denver. Emphasis is placed on project management. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. In addition. Sioux Falls CS807 Project Management and Process Engineering This course provides an understanding of the technical and managerial processes involved in planning and conducting projects to develop and maintain complex. each project (which may span two or more research and writing courses). We also discuss how the software lifecycle relates to business process improvement and why many process improvement initiatives fail. The project is intended to demonstrate an increasing mastery of an area of expertise within computer science and demonstrate the ability to write in a style consistent with the expectations of the target audience for the project. ISO/IEEE Standard 12207. trends in software development methods. Credits: 3 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. and recommend improvements for the software processes they have selected. each project (which may span two or more research and writing courses). Denver. prepare a project plan for a realistic software project. Sioux Falls CS810 Simulation and Modeling Complex computing applications are launched system wide only after simulation. and the PMI Body of Knowledge. effectively use ANOVA and GLM for data analysis and demonstrate how different testing variables can affect simulations or models. is reviewed by the faculty mentor and two additional faculty members and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Students prepare project plans and critically evaluate process models such as the SEI Capability Maturity Models. Upon completion.

A grade of “satisfactory” certifies that the project has been judged as making progress but not necessarily of publishable quality until the committee signs off on the final paper. Denver. Emphasis is placed on how one includes usability concerns throughout the software life cycle. Denver. Sioux Falls CS820 Usability and Interaction This course investigates what qualities of a software product make it usable. Particular attention is given to scale and survey development. ANOVA and GLM. and the importance of early usability testing on a simple prototype. The projects are selected by the student in consultation with a faculty mentor and two readers. Exploration of multivariate statistics will be practiced via large datasets in live research projects.CS812 Quantitative Analysis You will learn fundamental concepts of parametric and non-parametric statistics and develop a thorough understanding of the primary theorems of statistics. Sioux Falls CS817 Foundations of Enterprise Information Systems This course provides an overview and introduction to the breadth of research in enterprise information systems. how one designs for usability. each project (which may span two or more research and writing courses). Credits: 3 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver. Sioux Falls Effective October 7. how to determine experimentally the usability of a product. various forms of probability. Denver. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Upon completion. This course covers measures of central tendency. The project is intended to demonstrate an increasing mastery of an area of expertise within computer science and demonstrate the ability to write in a style consistent with the expectations of the target audience for the project. The purpose of this overview is to ensure you are familiar with the entire discipline and to help you establish where your interest fits into the discipline. is reviewed by a faculty mentor and two additional faculty members and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Students will be expected to design and conduct usability experiments and then analyze the data in order to refine product design. Sioux Falls CS816 Research and Writing IV This course is the fourth in a series of twelve research and writing courses that result in publishable projects. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. 2012 Page 331 . Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs.

Sioux Falls Page 332 . Denver. Upon completion. This course addresses the top three issues of current database theory and practice. The project is intended to demonstrate an increasing mastery of an area of expertise within computer science and demonstrate the ability to write in a style consistent with the expectations of the target audience for the project. Credits: 3 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. compare and contrast centralized database systems with distributed databases and identify principles behind database warehousing and data mining.Effective October 7. The project is intended to demonstrate an increasing mastery of an area of expertise within computer science and demonstrate the ability to write in a style consistent with the expectations of the target audience for the project. Upon completion. A grade of “satisfactory” certifies that the project has been judged as making progress but not necessarily of publishable quality until the committee signs off on the final paper. is reviewed by a faculty mentor and two additional faculty members and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. As such. each project (which may span two or more research and writing courses). Denver. A grade of “satisfactory” certifies that the project has been judged as making progress but not necessarily of publishable quality until the committee signs off on the final paper. The project is intended to demonstrate an increasing mastery of an area of expertise within computer science and demonstrate the ability to write in a style consistent with the expectations of the target audience for the project. The projects are selected by the student in consultation with a faculty mentor and two readers. The projects are selected by the student in consultation with a faculty mentor and two readers. each project (which may span two or more research and writing courses). 2012 CS821 Research and Writing V This course is the fifth in a series of twelve research and writing courses that result in publishable projects. identifying current trends and near future changes in the field. Students will research major literature sources that address issues and trends. Sioux Falls CS826 Research and Writing VI This course is the sixth in a series of twelve research and writing courses that result in publishable projects. Sioux Falls CS831 Research and Writing VII This course is the seventh in a series of twelve research and writing courses that result in publishable projects. Credits: 3 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. the course content will vary according to the evolution of the discipline. each project (which may span two or more research and writing courses). Credits: 3 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Upon completion. A grade of “satisfactory” certifies that the project has been judged as making progress but not necessarily of publishable quality until the committee signs off on the final paper. is reviewed by a faculty mentor and two additional faculty members and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Moore’s Law tells us that today’s standard could very well be obsolete in 18 months. Sioux Falls CS825 Advanced Topics in Database Systems Computer Science is dynamic. Denver. The projects are selected by the student in consultation with a faculty mentor and two readers. is reviewed by a faculty mentor and two additional faculty members and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Denver.

Denver. each project (which may span two or more research and writing courses). the requirements specification. and techniques. In this course. Credits: 3 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. and change. The projects are selected by the student in consultation with a faculty mentor and two readers. Students will discuss the role of requirements engineering in the system lifecycle. synchronization and deadlock prevention as well as logical clocks. emphasizing distributed systems and information security. Sioux Falls CS840 System Metrics and Risk Analysis Software development has risks – time. Denver. Students will also use metric data to support risk exposure. and trends in requirements methods. preparation for validation. Topics covered include requirements elicitation. Sioux Falls CS837 Requirements Engineering This course presents the state of the practice in requirements engineering for software-intensive systems. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. 2012 Page 333 . It also covers current topics such as web services and software for multiprocessors and multicore processors. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Sioux Falls CS838 Concurrent and Distributed Systems This course covers the fundamentals of concurrent and distributed systems including threading. The project is intended to demonstrate an increasing mastery of an area of expertise within computer science and demonstrate the ability to write in a style consistent with the expectations of the target audience for the project. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Students perform research into current best practices and conduct a term project that incorporates requirements for a realistic system. Sioux Falls Effective October 7. while developing a risk mitigation plan for their organization. group communication and distributed transactions. A grade of “satisfactory” certifies that the project has been judged as making progress but not necessarily of publishable quality until the committee signs off on the final paper. is reviewed by a faculty mentor and two additional faculty members and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. feasibility analysis. cost-benefit analysis. Denver. verification. Denver. with emphasis on quality considerations such as security. tools. students will investigate and analyze current and emerging best practices for managing risk and learn how a good metrics program can be developed. reconciling requirements with development constraints. resources.CS836 Research and Writing VIII This course is the eighth in a series of twelve research and writing courses that result in publishable projects. the operational concept document. and scalability. Measuring and managing risk is essential to successful software development. requirements management. Upon completion. reliability.

each project (which may span two or more research and writing courses). processing data twenty-four hours a day.CS841 Research and Writing IX This course is the ninth in a series of twelve research and writing courses that result in publishable projects. their advantages and limitations. the development and protection of business intelligence. Upon completion. students will assess the impact on security concerns when an organization moves from a centralized system to a distributed system. Credits: 3 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Keeping software synchronized. Sioux Falls Effective October 7. The project is intended to demonstrate an increasing mastery of an area of expertise within computer science and demonstrate the ability to write in a style consistent with the expectations of the target audience for the project. Denver. companies have offices around the world. A grade of “satisfactory” certifies that the project has been judged as making progress but not necessarily of publishable quality until the committee signs off on the final paper. The project is intended to demonstrate an increasing mastery of an area of expertise within computer science and demonstrate the ability to write in a style consistent with the expectations of the target audience for the project. Sioux Falls CS850 Networking and Security A generation ago. Sioux Falls CS842 Business Intelligence This course presents decision making frameworks. The projects are selected by the student in consultation with a faculty mentor and two readers. online and secure is the ongoing challenge of computer professionals. and knowledge management within an enterprise. This includes describing emerging security issues and risk factors and designing a secure information system. Denver. Topics include constructing a data warehouse and its use for data mining in order to do trend analysis. business referred to the shop owner down the street. Upon completion. is reviewed by a faculty mentor and two additional faculty members and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. The projects are selected by the student in consultation with a faculty mentor and two readers. each project (which may span two or more research and writing courses). 2012 Page 334 . Credits: 3 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Sioux Falls CS846 Research and Writing X This course is the tenth in a series of twelve research and writing courses that result in publishable projects. These topics will lead a student to appreciate the value of the knowledge contained in the data gathered by an organization and its impact on the business. A grade of “satisfactory” certifies that the project has been judged as making progress but not necessarily of publishable quality until the committee signs off on the final paper. is reviewed by a faculty mentor and two additional faculty members and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Denver. Today’s business is global. In this course. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver.

Students will also study the role of software architects in the development of software systems and the advantages of systematic development processes that include an architectural design phase. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Sioux Falls CS855 Futuring and Innovation Develops the skills in futuring through a variety of techniques. Introduces formal methods of innovation and diffusion of innovation. Denver. Credits: 3 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. The project is intended to demonstrate an increasing mastery of an area of expertise within computer science and demonstrate the ability to write in a style consistent with the expectations of the target audience for the project. Develops the skills in futuring through a variety of techniques. 2012 Page 335 . each project (which may span two or more research and writing courses). each project (which may span two or more research and writing courses). is reviewed by a faculty mentor and two additional faculty members. Denver. is reviewed by a faculty mentor and two additional faculty members and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. This course teaches students to understand commonly used frameworks and patterns and how to tailor framework and combine patterns in software design. A grade of “satisfactory” certifies that the project has been judged as making progress but not necessarily of publishable quality until the committee signs off on the final paper. Upon completion.CS851 Research and Writing XI This course is the eleventh in a series of twelve research and writing courses that result in publishable projects. The projects are selected by the student in consultation with a faculty mentor and two readers. The project is intended to demonstrate an increasing mastery of an area of expertise within computer science and demonstrate the ability to write in a style consistent with the expectations of the target audience for the project. Sioux Falls CS854 Software Architecture and Design Architectural frameworks and patterns are often used in the design of software systems. Sioux Falls CS856 Research and Writing XII This course is the final one in a series of twelve research and writing courses that result in publishable projects. Credits: 3 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Denver. Denver. A grade of “satisfactory” certifies that the project has been judged as making progress but not necessarily of publishable quality until the committee signs off on the final paper. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. The projects are selected by the student in consultation with a faculty mentor and two readers. Sioux Falls Effective October 7. Upon completion.

Sioux Falls CS863 Enterprise Security Architecture This course examines enterprise-level security architecture and its relationship to physical security. Current cryptographic algorithms are studied as means to ensure data confidentiality and integrity and for authentication. Information in memory and storage are both susceptible to attacks both internally and externally. Security components of the individual layers of the OSI model are examined. multi-level security. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Secure communications. The use of certificates supporting cryptography is analyzed. Information assurance is examined as applied to the corporate environment. web scripting languages and database structures. Denver. “RFC” standards approved by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) are emphasized. Protection of corporate assets by use of intrusion protection. Sioux Falls CS864 Applications Security This course covers building security into software products including data bases during the software design and programming. Classical access control models and policies for a secure environment are analyzed. baselining and auditing. Denver. Malware attacks are examined and vulnerability analysis and risk assessment are discussed. Sioux Falls CS895 Dissertation Research Continuation The doctoral candidate will enroll in this course to maintain registered status at CTU and to provide extended time to complete his or her dissertation research. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. multiple security zones. policy and procedures. These deficiencies can occur in custom code. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course Page 336 . assessment. Sioux Falls CS865 Communications Security and Countermeasures Network security internal and external to the enterprise is presented. Security as related to service-oriented architecture (SOA). Strengths and weaknesses of secret-key and public-key encryption are investigated. implementation and maintenance are discussed. Enterprise-level digital forensics is briefly discussed. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. software-as-a-service (SaaS). cross-domain solutions and the unique challenges of advanced architectures are discussed. The role of the security professional in the creation and management of software security policy is examined. Techniques for secure software design. Life cycle security development models are presented in addition to verification and validation strategies. cloud computing and virtualization is covered. Vulnerabilities related to poor programming techniques and data structure design are examined. intrusion detection and firewalls is presented. Denver. The uses of security in key functional areas such as email and web services are discussed. defense in depth.Effective October 7. business-to-business architectures. 2012 CS862 Foundations of Digital-Systems Security This course explores the fundamental topics in digital-systems security. Topics include security infrastructure.

e-mail and middleware security. operations security and business continuity and disaster recovery planning. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CS899 Advanced Topics in Computer Science and Information Systems II Taught on demand. this course covers advanced topics in computer or information science. Denver North. This course cannot be used to satisfy any degree requirements. It also covers the fundamentals of wireless networking protocols. Denver. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: IT200 or IT203 or IT205 or IT245. Virtual Campus CSS199 Special Topics in Computer Systems Security This course addresses issues of current interest in Computer System Security.CS898 Advanced Topics in Computer Science and Information Systems I Taught on demand. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CSS099 Special Topics in Computer Systems Security This course addresses issues of current interest in Computer System Security. The course may substitute for any course in the DCS programs and may be taken individually with approval. Sioux Falls. firewalls. cryptography. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Covered topics include cryptography applications. application. Kansas City. investigations and ethics. telecommunications and network security. CSS150 Availability: Colorado Springs. The course centers around the ten domains comprising the Information Security Common Body of Knowledge. 2012 Page 337 . Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CSS200 Principles of Network Security This course identifies and explains technical issues involved in network security. Pueblo. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Denver North. The course may substitute for any course in the DCS programs and may be taken individually with approval. wireless local area network technologies. Denver. this course covers advanced topics in computer or information science. Kansas City. their security issues and threats. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CSS150 Introduction to Computer Security This course provides the foundation for the study of computer system security. access control. key management network security issues. Topics include access control systems. Students will be exposed to security management practices as well as security architecture and models security laws. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline.

Credits: 4 Prerequisites: CSS250. Learners explore security threats and ways that system vulnerabilities are exploited to attack systems. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. CS250 Availability: Denver. Denver North. protocols. Topics include Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS). Denver. The course also identifies the activities involved in the process of information security risk management for a business organization. Virtual Campus CSS260 Scripting with Perl This course will introduce students to using Perl. 2012 Page 338 . a popular and flexible scripting language. Utilization of the risk assessment process for determining cost effective vulnerability solutions is emphasized. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. general inadequacies in various systems to include commercial intrusion detection systems. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CSS200 Availability: Colorado Springs. and XML.CSS250 Security Risk Management This course addresses the concepts of risk management. students will use a number of public domain and commercially available security tools. Activities such as detection. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CSS300 Vulnerability Assessment and Management This course surveys tools and techniques designed to detect intrusion into an organization's computer systems. recovery and damage control methods will be explored. ethical hacking techniques. Denver North CSS280 Ethical Hacking This course covers ways that computers and networks are attached by hackers using techniques and common utilities. Students will learn the ability to read and understand Perl programs for maintenance and update purposes. MARC. vulnerability analysis. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: CS115 or IT115. Denver North. social engineering. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CSS200 Availability: Colorado Springs. to manipulate the principle types of structured data encountered in library work: delimited. sniffers. The course explores general methodologies used to assess and manage risks to information security. In the hands-on lab component of the course. The course examines common attack methods. PHIL340 or PHIL301 or PHIL310 Availability: Virtual Campus CSS299 Special Topics in Computer Systems Security This course addresses issues of current interest in Computer System Security. and penetration testing to ensure infrastructure security. Denver.

Sioux Falls. design a database with security in mind. It includes the integration of plans. Denver North CSS321 Software Assurance Software is essential to the operation of the commercial. design and implement techniques to protect the database and the user. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CSS150 Availability: Colorado Springs. This course uses the Security Development Model to identify and implement security activities that must be applied during each phase of a software development lifecycle model. Pueblo. Denver. The fundamentals of process engineering as related to security requirements will be discussed. Quality. government and military sectors of our nation. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Denver North.CSS320 Process Engineering In this course students will learn to describe process requirements for developing and maintaining a consistent security posture throughout the corporate enterprise. and Integrity This course provides a survey of several Accounting Information Systems (AIS). This course’s focus will be on the conceptual foundations around utilizing accounting information system applications for retrieving accounting information and processing it in business intelligence formats. and auditing processes used for verification of secure code are applied in a test environment. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: CSS150. CS215 or CS216 or IT215 or IT110 Availability: Virtual Campus CSS330 Database Security This course is the study of security issues related to databases. 2012 Page 339 . CSS300 Availability: Virtual Campus CSS335 Data Security. testing strategies. These types of systems collect and store data then process it into information used by decision makers. ensuring the integrity of software is imperative to protecting the infrastructure of these sectors from threats and vulnerabilities. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: CS246 or CS363 or CS362. Static analysis tools. systems and development requirements and the processes necessary for them to maintain maximum functionality. Therefore. Management’s role in the development of techniques for the enforcement of software assurance processes is explored. The student will learn to identify security issues in a database environment. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: CSS150 and CS250 or CS251 Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver. and resolve database security issues. It is estimated that 90 percent of reported security incidents result from exploits against defects in the design or code of software. Students will demonstrate their competencies by developing real world projects.

and the technology required to build security architecture. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: CS146 and CSS200 Availability: Denver. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS141 or CSS150 Availability: Colorado Springs. database management and programming. protection against intrusion is an absolute must. This course will also draw upon and integrate knowledge from previous courses in networking. 2012 Page 340 . Denver North CSS350 Computer Forensics I This course introduces the student to the field of computer forensics. analyzing. Its focus is the examination and analysis of data on computer storage media. Denver North. It covers current computer forensic tools. network architecture. and individuals. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CSS350 Availability: Colorado Springs. network analysis. security architecture. Virtual Campus CSS351 Computer Forensics II This course is a more in-depth study of the technical aspects of computer forensics. Kansas City CSS370 Security Architecture This course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of security architecture and it leads to an understanding of how networks function and behave in supporting the requirements of people. computer forensic analysis and recovering files. processes. and systems methodology. Kansas City. governments. digital evidence controls. Learners will study various techniques to harden and secure operating systems and learn to employ the same techniques to mitigate operating system vulnerabilities. Denver. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CSS330 Co-requisite: CSS380 Availability: Denver. Denver. operating systems. Vulnerabilities in standard configurations of operating systems can lead to unnecessary security threats against the networks of corporations. Denver North. recovering and preserving forensic evidence. Denver North Effective October 7. The course examines procedures for investigating computer and cybercrime and concepts for collecting. Topics included in this course are requirements analysis. This course will provide in-depth examination of operating system security features and vulnerabilities in Windows and UNIX/Linux operating systems.CSS340 Operating System Security As society becomes more dependent on technology. It covers the history of computer forensics and how the use of electronic evidence can support criminal investigation.

delivery. Selected case studies and security policies will be reviewed and analyzed. and e-mail. remote access. and specific applications – and the economics of IT. information protection.CSS380 Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning This course provides students with a background on each of the following topics: disaster recovery issues as they impact business. possible threats. This includes key policy considerations of acceptable use. phases of planning for recovery. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CSS150 Co-requisite: CSS370 Availability: Colorado Springs. The course also addresses handling of incidents and remediation. preventions. Denver North. and disaster recovery planning from the perspective of the user and the cloud provider. In particular. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: CSS380. categories of disruptions. off-site storage. Denver. testing and drills. disaster recovery plan. Emphasis is on the procedures to be considered for the implementation of policy and leadership required to enact and maintain security within the organization. life cycle management. encryption issues. management. topics are chosen that reflect the current or future concerns of technology. communications technology. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CSS300 and CSS380 Availability: Colorado Springs. and security. data. 2012 Page 341 . Privacy and Security This course examines cloud computing: risk management. It also reviews research focused on the infrastructure components – hardware. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CSS300 or CSS370 or CSS380. and access control in the cloud environment. facility backups. results from the assessment. ENGL112 or ENG112 or ENGL126 OR ENGL126-L or ENGL103 Availability: Denver. processed and maintained data. storage. wireless communications. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. perimeter security. maintenance. IT245 or IT200 or IT203 or IT205Availability: Denver. software. backup alternatives. electronic vaulting. Denver North Effective October 7. application security. Denver North. compliance and legal responsibilities of remotely stored. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CSS410 Cloud Computing. Virtual Campus CSS440 Security Policy and Leadership This course focuses on the design process used by an organization as it implements a security policy. Virtual Campus CSS430 Advanced Research in IAS and IT Management This course focuses on research in system and software planning. Denver North CSS399 Special Topics in Computer Systems Security This course addresses issues of current interest in Computer System Security. developing a recovery team. virtualization mechanisms and vulnerabilities. Denver.

which must be pre-approved by the department chair. This course cannot be used to satisfy any degree requirements.CSS441 Security Compliance This course covers the identification. directives and acts as they apply to the security of digital systems. The course also examines the application of hardware and software tools in the monitoring and auditing of employee behavior to enforce compliance of an organization’s policies. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: CSS200 Availability: Denver. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Senior Status Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver. 2012 Page 342 . Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CSS499 Special Topics in Computer Systems Security This course addresses issues of current interest in Computer System Security. Credits are assigned based on the complexity and depth of the research project. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course Effective October 7. Projects will simulate a professional work environment. Denver North. ISO 27002 and DIACAP. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course DMD099 Special Topics in Digital Media Design This course addresses issues of current interest in Digital Media Design. Denver North. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. procedures and guidelines. Virtual Campus CSS495 Advanced Research and Study in Computer Systems Security This course gives the student an opportunity to conduct an independent in-depth research project. interpretation and application of federal and state government regulations. Applicable certification and accreditation processes are researched including commercial certifications. Virtual Campus CSS450 Security Capstone The capstone applies and integrates the contents of classes taken throughout the program.

Components of digital typography. texture. and use of type in design. and their divergence from traditional typography are also presented. font types and styles. Topics include line. styles and compositional techniques within diverse layouts are discussed and applied. Software. terminology. The appropriate use of fonts. Denver. Virtual Campus DMD230 Typography II Advanced typographic issues are explored through the completion of a variety of advertising/marketing projects. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course DMD225 Computer Illustration I This course introduces vector-based computer illustration and type layout techniques. scale. color. Software such as Adobe Illustrator or other industry standard software is used in this class. mechanics. Denver North DMD130 Typography I This course provides an introduction to the aesthetics. specifications. Denver. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: IT080 or Approval Availability. Denver North. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. and illustration techniques are learned through the completion of both print and Web design projects. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: DMD130 Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: DMD120 or VC120 or Approval. 2012 Page 343 . Credits: 4 Prerequisite: DMD120 Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver North DMD199 Special Topics in Digital Media Design This course addresses issues of current interest in Digital Media Design. VC210 or Approval. form. Typefaces will be evaluated and rendered in a variety of studio assignments using both hand written and computer techniques.DMD120 Design Fundamentals Elements of two. Denver. terminology. Denver North Effective October 7. including font libraries. history. balance. and proportion as they apply to working and finished design projects. Colorado Springs. Denver. EM208 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs.and three-dimensional design are introduced through the exploration of various media in the design studio.

DMD242 Digital Imaging This course utilizes digital imaging software such as Photoshop or other industry standard software. Students are required in other degree related courses to create, edit and enhance a variety of images and this course provides an introduction to those skills. Students learn about software-based digital image generation and editing techniques. Orientation to digital camera terminology and technology, camera settings, and file formats are introduced in this course. It is important that students have an appreciation and understanding of the characteristics that are required to produce quality digital images. Students apply digital image editing techniques to student created photographs through the completion of projects, tutorials, and hands-on practice. A point and shoot digital camera is required for the course. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: DMD120 or VC120 or DMD225 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Virtual Campus DMD243 Digital Photography Advanced techniques in digital image editing and digital photography are explored through the completion of computer design projects. Cross-platform, hardware and import/export issues are discussed. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: DMD242 or VC242 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North DMD270 Desktop Publishing I This course is an introduction to desktop publishing software and procedures as used by the graphic design industry. Printing options, color management systems, page layout techniques and software integration are discussed. Text editing and electronic typography are also emphasized in studio projects. A professional graphic design studio environment is emulated in order for the student to explore industry related issues. These issues include: Computer equipment, budgeting, project management and industry standards for printing intellectual property. This course focuses on learning software such as Adobe InDesign or other industry standard software, CG, and print theory and terminology to ready the student for DMD370. Design is not an emphasis in this class. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: DMD130, ENGL111 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North DMD290 Portfolio Development This course provides instruction in the final preparation and presentation of an individual portfolio. Resume preparation, job search procedures, interviewing skills, marketing strategies, aesthetic principles, presentation techniques, and portfolio critique and revision are emphasized. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North

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DMD295 Design Studio This course provides an in-house ad agency environment for students. Using an activity-based learning approach, students are given the opportunity to work on real-life client projects that meet client specifications and deadlines. Projects may include: brochures, catalogs, posters, web sites, and other advertising related projects. Students gain experience working with clients, budgets, change orders and may have the opportunity to provide service to the community by working with non-profit organizations as needed. A portfolio review is required prior to the admittance to this class. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval, Portfolio review required prior to acceptance Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North DMD296 Internship This course allows students to utilize the skills gained during their associate’s degree in an actual work setting. The internship is designed to provide an opportunity to work with clients or companies on entry level graphic design/Web related projects. Students gain valuable work experience and have the opportunity to apply career related skills. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North DMD297 Digital Media Capstone This course allows students to research, plan, and implement a detailed project that covers the main concepts in the associate’s degree. Each student works with the assigned instructor to determine project scope, deliverables and timelines. The capstone project is incorporated into the student’s portfolio. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North DMD299 Special Topics in Digital Media Design This course addresses issues of current interest in Digital Media Design. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course DMD310 Corporate Identity Development This course investigates the development and use of corporate logos, letterhead, style sheets, marketing materials, and advertising techniques to effectively establish and promote corporate identity both internally and externally. Case studies are examined and discussed. Individual and group projects are required. Research, Corporate Identity briefs and understanding the client are an integral part of this course. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ADV221 or VC221, DMD242 or VC242, DMD225 or VC225 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North

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DMD322 Production Standards Methods used to successfully transfer images from the computer to print and digital media are explored in depth. This is a process-based course that concentrates on the numerous technical design choices that need to be made to produce well-crafted page layouts. Students complete a variety of projects and print mock-ups. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: DMD225, DMD242, DMD370 Availability: Colorado Springs DMD325 Computer Illustration II Advanced techniques in computer illustration are explored through the completion of integrated design projects. Using an activity-based learning approach students create a variety of illustrations utilizing Adobe Illustrator or other industry standard software. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: DMD225 or VC225 Availability: Colorado Springs DMD340 Branding and Packaging This course explores the use of product branding to promote corporate identity and the sale of manufactured goods. Students are introduced to advanced techniques for the design of various packaging materials and the application of these techniques toward the development of product identity and consumer recognition. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: DMD310 Availability: Colorado Springs DMD370 Desktop Publishing II This course further explores properties of electronic publication, including printing options, file conversion and distribution procedures, font management, master pages and templates, and creative page layout techniques. A professional design studio environment will be emulated during the completion of individual and group projects. This course presents researching target audience, budgeting, project management, and industry standards for printing and intellectual property. A focus on quality craftsmanship and attention to detail is emphasized, as this is critical to the success of projects and is a defining characteristic of excellent designers. Students are expected to understand terminology and software used in this class. Adobe InDesign or other industry standard software is used. Design is an integral part of DMD370. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: DMD270, ENGL112 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North DMD371 Desktop Publishing III This course focuses on advanced desktop publishing techniques in the production of a variety of digital media. This course continues to explore budgeting, project management, and industry standards for printing and intellectual property. Students create high quality work that is ready for press and various other digital media. An emphasis on professionalism in design, research, budgets, intellectual property and project management is expected. Advanced topics such as paper properties, preflighting, working with professionals, how to improve oneself and get work, licensing and contracts are addressed. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: DMD370 or VC370, DMD230 or VC230 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North Effective October 7, 2012 Page 346

DMD375 Digital Video Editing This course examines photography and post-production technology and techniques used to deliver quality digital video. Projects will include capturing and editing Mini-DV footage using video editing software. Students will learn project planning and design, photography, importing digital video and stills, sound tracks, and special effects. Students author a DVD project of their work. A digital mini-DV video camera is needed for the course. Mini DVD format is highly recommended, as other video camera formats such as flash drive technology may work but are not supported in the lab environment. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: DMD242 or VC242 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North DMD399 Special Topics in Digital Media Design This course addresses issues of current interest in Digital Media Design. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course DMD465 Editorial Design This course explores in depth the design issues related to the publishing industry, such as magazine, catalog, newspaper and other various editorial uses. The focus in Editorial Design is on brand identity, editorial presentations, content and the necessary production requirements. Students discuss budgetary and structural concerns related to the digital design process. The course includes print and web-based approaches to this specific industry. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: DMD371 Availability: Colorado Springs DMD480 Senior Design Project This course will combine design and technical skills to create a custom senior level project. This course will enhance software skills, processes, and procedures used by the industry. Students will apply layout techniques for web/print media, or new media/new technologies. Web/Print production, chromatics, digital image formats, and software integration are reinforced. A professional web/graphic design studio environment is emulated; topics explored are: understanding project specifications, critical thinking, terminology related to web/print and layout, project management, and intellectual property. Creating and completing projects in a timely fashion is an integral component of this course. Technique, enhancing the software, managing workflow, and mechanical layout requirements are emphasized. Under faculty art direction, students will complete an independent design project that demonstrates their theoretical and technical proficiency in relation to the total project design process. In the beginning of the course the project will be discussed and customized, dependent upon each student's portfolio needs. Each student will create an individual project including: research, project specifications, project budget and/or resource planning, and technical requirements. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Must have all 100, 200, 300 level courses completed. Availability: Virtual Campus

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DMD496 Internship This course allows students to utilize the skills gained during their bachelor’s degree in an actual work setting. The internship is designed to provide an opportunity to work with clients or companies on graphic design/Web related projects. Students gain valuable work experience and have the opportunity to apply career related skills. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North DMD497 Digital Media Capstone This course allows the student to research, plan, and implement a detailed project that covers the main concepts in the bachelor’s degree. Each student works with the assigned instructor to determine project scope, deliverables and timelines. The capstone project is incorporated into the student’s portfolio. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North DMD499 Special Topics in Digital Media Design This course addresses issues of current interest in Digital Media Design. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course EBUS099 Special Topics in e-Business This course addresses issues of current interest in e-business. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. This course cannot be used to satisfy any degree requirements. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course EBUS115 Visual Basic Programming This course provides an introduction to Visual Basic programming, emphasizing fundamentals that are common to both structured and object-oriented programming. Students use graphical controls to create and enhance the user interface, create control structures to handle decisions and iterations, and decompose complex programs into forms and subprograms. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS104; MATH103 or MATH143 or MATH106 or MATH112 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls EBUS199 Special Topics in e-Business This course addresses issues of current interest in e-business. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course

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EBUS208 Web Site/Portfolio Development The fundamentals of web servers, web sites, HTML, XHTML and web authoring are presented in the context of using the technology to craft a message for an audience. It also includes fundamentals of linking, graphics, and other media. The creation of a career portfolio is required. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: No Longer Offered EBUS215 Intermediate Visual Basic Programming This course continues the study of Visual Basic programming, emphasizing the implementation of Windows-based database applications. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EBUS115 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls EBUS299 Special Topics in e-Business This course addresses issues of current interest in e-business. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course EBUS308 Introduction to e-Business The intent of this course is to provide many more opportunities than merely selling products electronically. It covers how to integrate suppliers, customers and employees into a community of partners working toward business success. Additionally, during the course, the student will investigate how to create and market new products and services, manage supply chains, foster organizational change, improve communication, and establish electronic customer service. Case studies are used to investigate successful and unsuccessful e-Business practices. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus EBUS310 e-Business Data Analysis The intent of this course is to develop of knowledge of tools to extract and analyze business data such as customer, product, inventory, sales, and suppliers being generated in an e-Business setting. This knowledge could enable a business to be more agile in making decisions based on customer buying trends and inventory control. The course also covers the data that can be tracked and analyzed in search engine optimization (SEO), such as visits, referrals, bounce rates, conversions, and competitors in the same space to enable a business to plan to execute revised SEO strategies based on this information. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS251 and EM208 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus

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EBUS399 Special Topics in e-Business This course addresses issues of current interest in e-business. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course EBUS495 Advanced Research and Study in e-Business This course may be used for an independent in-depth research project. Credits are assigned based on the complexity and depth of the research project, which must be approved by the department chair. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course EBUS499 Special Topics in e-Business This course addresses issues of current interest in e-Business. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course ECO201 Macroeconomics The study of the basic institutions, terminology and theory of the main economic activities of production, distribution, and consumption, especially as they apply to the operation of our national economy. Topics include savings and investment, national output, expenditure and income, real vs. potential GDP, aggregate demand and supply and fiscal and monetary policy. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: No longer offered ECON201 Macroeconomics The study of the basic institutions, terminology and theory of the main economic activities of production, distribution, and consumption, especially as they apply to the operation of our national economy. Topics include savings and investment, national output, expenditure and income, real vs. potential GDP, aggregate demand and supply and fiscal and monetary policy. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Kansas City ECON202 Microeconomics An introductory course in the tools of economics as they apply to the operation of market economy. Includes supply and demand analysis, consumer behavior, economic nature of production and costs, behavior of firms in both competitive and monopoly environments, income distribution theory and effects of government intervention in the market system. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: MATH103 or MATH143 or MAT143 or MATH140 OR MATH140-L Availability: Kansas City Effective October 7, 2012 Page 350

ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics Knowing how the economy actually operates is critical for success in any career and as an educated person. Every day, the “economy” is in the news, governing what happens in politics, in the workplace and in the quality of individual lives. This course will address the dynamics of how our economy works (or does not work.) The study of the basic institutions, terminology and theory of the main economic activities of production, distribution and consumption, especially as they apply to the operation of our national economy. Topics include savings and investment, national output, expenditure and income, real versus potential GDP, aggregate demand and supply and fiscal and monetary policy. Students will learn the impact of the economy on different economic sectors that affect their career paths. Credits: 4.5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus ECON212 Principles of Microeconomics Knowing how the economy actually operates is critical for success in any career and as an educated person. Every day, the “economy” is in the news, governing what happens in politics, in the workplace and in the quality of individual lives. This course will examine the tools of economics as they apply to the operation of a market economy. It covers supply and demand analysis, consumer behavior, the economic nature of production—including costs and profits. The behavior of firms in competitive and monopolistic environments will be studied, as well as income distribution and the effects of government intervention on the free market system. Students will have a new perspective and deeper ability to understand the impact of current news events as they impact everyday problems and situations as well as be able to see their own economic behavior with a fresh perspective. This topic applies to all career areas, not just to business. Credits: 4.5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus ECON299 Special Topics in Economics. This course addresses issues of current interest in economics. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course ECON310 Global Managerial Economics In this course students will apply the theory and tools of micro and macroeconomics and research to the formation of business decisions in the global environment. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus ECON399 Special Topics in Economics This course addresses issues of current interest in business administration. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course Effective October 7, 2012 Page 351

ECON616 Applied Managerial Economics During this course the student will study the practical aspects of both micro- and macroeconomics and how they are applied to the managerial environment. The students investigate the role of economic principles in management analysis and decision making: the study of demand, cost, and supply concepts from a business viewpoint; and the application of national income measures to strategic planning and the future. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: MGMT507C or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus ECON699 Special Topics in Economics This course addresses issues of current interest in business administration. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course EE110 Introduction to Engineering This course provides the beginning engineer with fundamental knowledge and skills associated with the electrical or computer engineering professions. It will introduce common electronic components, basic circuit configurations, and laboratory instruments. Bench practices and lab reports will be introduced along with computer aided analysis. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: MATH080 Availability: Colorado Springs EE221 Circuit Analysis I This calculus-based course introduces analysis and relationships of voltage, current, resistance and power. Series, parallel and complex circuits are analyzed with Ohm’s Law. Kirchhoff’s voltage and current laws and network theorems are studied. Laboratory circuit construction, tests and measurements are performed using the appropriate components and equipment. Circuit simulation tools used in industry are also introduced. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: EE110, MATH201 Availability: Colorado Springs EE252 Digital Design I EE252 is an introduction to the analysis and design of combinational and sequential digital systems. Number systems, Boolean switching algebra and Karnaugh mapping are presented as basic tools used in the design of digital systems using SSI and MSI level components. Lab activity, using TTL ICs, emphasizes the design and analysis techniques presented in lectures. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: EE110, CE242 Availability: Colorado Springs

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EE312 Embedded Microcontrollers Embedded microcontroller development processes and tools are introduced. The hardware and software architecture of a contemporary off-the-shelf microcontroller is analyzed to determine its functional role as an embedded controller in the design of a digital system. An assembly language program development and simulation system introduces students to embedded system development environments. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: EE252 Availability: Colorado Springs EE325 CMOS Design This course introduces the design and performance of complementary MOSFET devices and circuits. Emphasis is on digital circuit performance as it relates to the physical layout of the integrated circuit (IC). Projects include layout of digital circuits, from individual devices to multi-transistor elements, and analysis of the resulting circuit performance. Exercises include computer simulation and system integration as a tool for design. Lab projects provide experience with layout, extraction and analysis of circuits designed to meet given specifications. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: EE375, EE252 Availability: Colorado Springs EE331 Circuit Analysis II This calculus-based course covers circuit analysis related to AC and transient signals. Resistance, reactance and impedance parameters are analyzed in series, parallel and complex circuits. Trigonometrics functions, AC network theorems, transformer and passive filter theories are applied. Laboratory circuit construction, test and measurements are performed using the appropriate components and equipment. Laboratory emphasis is placed on the knowledge and use of test and measurement instruments. Circuit simulation tools used in industry are employed. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: EE221, MATH302 Availability: Colorado Springs EE335 Advanced Engineering Mathematics The purpose of Advanced Engineering Math is to present and use mathematical techniques that provide alternative, simpler methods of solving engineering problems. This advanced applied math course investigates the areas of Vector Calculus (including gradient, divergence, and curl), Partial Differential Equations (including Separation of Variables), and Complex Analysis (including graphical representation with conformal mapping). Techniques are presented in the three most used coordinate systems: Cartesian, cylindrical, and spherical. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: Approval, MATH304, MATH302 Availability: Colorado Springs EE341 Advanced Circuit Analysis Introduces Laplace transform and frequency domain methods to model, analyze and design electrical circuits. Additional topics include Bode analysis techniques, Fourier series and Fourier transforms. Methods studied are applied in passive and active filter design. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: EE331 Availability: Colorado Springs Effective October 7, 2012 Page 353

Circuit performance is measured against the design objectives and specifications. validates theoretical concepts. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EE341or MATH304 Availability: Colorado Springs EE352 Digital Design II A continuation of the study of digital system design emphasizing the use of programmable logic devices and modern design methods. Computer simulation tools are introduced in the design process. Designs are modeled and then implemented in the laboratory. Investigates the behavior of continuous and discrete-time systems by use convolution.EE343 Signals and Systems This course provides fundamental analysis tools in preparation for the Communications System courses. Lab projects must be satisfactorily completed to meet course requirements. Discrete components and circuits are analyzed and designed to develop an understanding of how these components and circuits have led to the fabrication of integrated circuits (ICs). Emphasizes Fourier analysis to characterize signals in the frequency domain and to determine linear time-invariant system frequency response. as well as hands-on applications of analysis and design theory. Lab projects require designing. Circuit performance is measured against the design objectives and specifications. block diagrams. Computer aided circuit stimulation. differential and difference equations. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: EE395 Availability: Colorado Springs Effective October 7. and state-variable methods. input and output impedances and frequency response. 2012 Page 354 . Credits: 5 Prerequisite: EE252 Availability: Colorado Springs EE375 Electronic Design I This course provides a foundational knowledge for analyzing and designing electronic circuits as well as an intuitive approach to the design process. constructing and demonstrating circuits to meet selected specifications and objectives. Contemporary logic families are reviewed along with practical design limitations. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: EE331 Availability: Colorado Springs EE395 Electronic Design II Single and multiple stage amplifiers are analyzed and modeled in terms of amplifier parameters such as gain. Includes the classification of continuous-time and discrete-time signals and basic operations on these signals. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: EE375 Availability: Colorado Springs EE415 Advanced Electronic Design II This course investigates the extended analysis of feedback effects in circuits as a basis for the design of amplifier systems. filters and analog systems.

The resulting design may be in the form of a hardware implementation. Concepts of analog communication systems are introduced. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EE443 Availability: Colorado Springs EE472 Advanced Digital System Design The 47X series of courses are designed to provide Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering major senior-level students with the opportunity to independently solve one or more engineering design problems. or both. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EE343. Spread spectrum system fundamentals are introduced. The project plan serves as the framework for the student’s efforts to satisfactorily solve the design problem. Basic principles of linear and angle modulation and demodulation are presented. The project plan serves as the framework for the student’s efforts to satisfactorily solve the design problem. A professional final report and briefing are required at the end of the course. 2012 Page 355 . Use of a contemporary software application for system modeling and simulation is expected. Student research on a contemporary communications system culminating with a professional paper and presentation is required. The resulting design may be in the form of a hardware implementation. or both. MATH366 Availability: Colorado Springs EE463 Communications Systems II A continuation of basic communications theory and principles.EE443 Communication Systems I This is an introductory course in communications theory emphasizing the correlation between signal information in the time domain and frequency domain. A professional final report and briefing are required at the end of the course. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs Effective October 7. computer simulation. emphasizing digital communications. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs EE473 Communication System Design The 47X series of courses are designed to provide Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering major senior-level students with the opportunity to independently solve one or more engineering design problems. A student will be required to define the problem specifications in the form of a project plan that must be approved by the course faculty mentor. Concepts in representing digital signals are studied along with techniques for digital modulation and multiplexing. computer simulation. A student will be required to define the problem specifications in the form of a project plan that must be approved by the course faculty mentor. Basic signal filters are developed and applied.

EE474 Controls Systems Design The 47X series of courses are designed to provide Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering major senior-level students with the opportunity to independently solve one or more engineering design problems. A student will be required to define the problem specifications in the form of a project plan that must be approved by the course faculty mentor. The project plan serves as the framework for the student’s efforts to satisfactorily solve the design problem. A student will be required to define the problem specifications in the form of a project plan that must be approved by the course faculty mentor. students advance their knowledge of Power Systems design and demonstrate their understanding by designing a complete system which includes the power generating facility. power line transmission system. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs EE475 Advanced Electronic Systems Design The 47X series of courses are designed to provide Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering major senior-level students with the opportunity to independently solve one or more engineering design problems. Professional reports are required for each design project and an oral briefing is required for defense of the final project. A professional final report and briefing are required at the end of the course. In EE477. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs EE477 Power Systems Design The 47X series of courses are designed to provide Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering major senior-level students with the opportunity to independently solve one or more engineering design problems. The project plan serves as the framework for the student’s efforts to satisfactorily solve the design problem. or both. In EE474. and load terminating equipment. or both. A professional final report and briefing are required for defense of the design. 2012 Page 356 . computer simulation. students independently advance their knowledge of Control Systems through a sequence of directed design projects that entail the use of a computer modeling tool. The resulting design may be in the form of a hardware implementation. A professional final report and briefing are required at the end of the course. computer simulation. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs EE476 Systems Design (Special Topic) The 47X series of courses are designed to provide Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering major senior-level students with the opportunity to independently solve one or more engineering design problems. The resulting design may be in the form of a hardware implementation. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs Effective October 7.

This practicum exposes the team to current product development methods and issues beyond functionality. or both. EE491 in the next term. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EE375. maintenance and manufacturing. engineering economics. Students completing EE490 are expected to take the follow-on course. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs Effective October 7. A professional final report and briefing are required at the end of the course. safety. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs EE499 Special Topics in Electrical Engineering This course addresses issues of current interest in electrical engineering. EE312. Student enrolled in EE491 are expected to have completed EE490 in the previous term. design sequence. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EE490 (The previous term) Availability: Colorado Springs EE495 Advanced Research and Study in Electrical Engineering This course provides the opportunity for independent. The resulting design may be in the form of a hardware implementation. such as human factors. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs EE490 Product Design I This is the first course of a two-course capstone design sequence that integrates students into product design teams comprising engineering.EE479 Advanced Systems Design (System Design Continuation) The 47X series of courses are designed to provide Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering major senior-level students with the opportunity to independently solve one or more engineering design problems. in-depth research and/or study in an area of student interest. The project plan serves as the framework for the student’s efforts to satisfactorily solve the design problem. which must be approved by the department chair. Course content varies as determined by student interest and the evolution of the discipline. Each team is given a conceptual problem to be solved by the creation of a new product. A student will be required to define the problem specifications in the form of a project plan that must be approved by the course faculty mentor. engineering technology and logistics students. Credits are assigned based on the complexity and depth of the project. 2012 Page 357 . ENGL210. computer simulation. ENGL240 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs EE491 Product Design II This is the completion of a two-course series capstone.

direct-sequence and frequency-hop systems. Topics include spread-spectrum concepts. code-tracking loops. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs EE605 Digital Signal Processing This course develops the principles of digital signal processing.EE500 Foundations in Electrical Engineering This course provides an extensive overview of the relevant undergraduate engineering background required for the MSEE and MSCE programs. and applications of digital IC devices and circuits. and an overview of solid-state fundamentals. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: MATH500 or Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course EE600 Modern Solid State Devices This course provides an introduction to the basic physics. Topics covered include discrete-time signals. principles of operation. and relate these to performance and reliability. 2012 Page 358 . channel coding techniques and signal recovery methods. The student will relate physical layout of the integrated circuit to functional and performance models. Topics include formatting and transmission of data. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs EE645 Digital Communications Present advanced techniques for transmitting digital data. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs Effective October 7. Topics include basic signal representation and manipulation. the Z-transform and discrete-Fourier transform. fundamentals of amplitude and exponential modulation and demodulation. maximum-length sequence generators. receiver synchronization and Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) digital cellular communication systems. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: MATH500 Availability: Colorado Springs EE625 Spread-Spectrum Systems This course addresses the principles of spread-spectrum communications systems. application of Laplace and Fourier transforms in analysis of linear time-invariant systems. the finite impulse response (FIR) and infinite impulse response (IIR) filters and methods of digital filter design. Students will evaluate current research and alternate technologies. finite-field math to include generator polynomials.

complete an analysis and prepare and deliver a professional report and presentation. The students will define the problem or opportunity. methods. identify and apply models. A research or study plan is required. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EE600 Availability: Colorado Springs EE692 Electrical Engineering Capstone The Electrical Engineering Capstone course provides the student the opportunity to integrate skills developed throughout the MSEE program by completing a project or study that focuses on a technical problem or current issue in engineering. error detection and correction. identify constraints. digital encoding/decoding. Topics include modulation/demodulation techniques.EE650 Space Communications Addresses the principles of modern communication methods using the space arena as a practical theater of application. consider experimental design and devaluate design alternatives in a “just-in –time” approach to design. interleaving methods. Students will research and integrate information. 2012 Page 359 . tools and processes in the design of modern electronic systems. Credits: 1 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course EE699 Special Topics in Computer Engineering This course addresses issues of current interest in Computer systems. Specific satellite communication systems will be discussed to amplify applicability and establish a real-world appreciation for the theory presented in the course Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs EE660 Modern Electronic Design This course explores the issues. channel characteristics and multi-access techniques. antennas. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs EE695 Advanced Research and Study in Engineering This course provides the opportunity for independent. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course Effective October 7. The course is usable as a master’s elective in engineering. Course content varies as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. in-depth research and/or study in an area of student interest.

and Portfolio Management This course presents techniques and methods for building a strategic plan for an enterprise with a strong emphasis on portfolio management. processes. telecommunications. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver. Sioux Falls EIS805 Enterprise Management Concepts and Databases This course examines key management concepts such as enterprise information systems and e-logistics. command and control. e-factories. Students evaluate current research on IT strategy and business alignment. data mining. integration. The discussions cover how to set a benchmark and its proper use. infrastructure. and environmental scanning. OWL. monitoring. what are reasonable metrics for a business to use and the proper use of those metrics. In addition. Credits: 5 Prerequisites: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Enterprise information systems' designs. supplier relationship management (SRM). industrial informatics. Denver. application. middleware standards and systems. Denver. project management and establishment of Project Management Office (PMO). and approaches to bring IT into alignment with business goals. 2012 Page 360 . implementation. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. RDF. including ontologies and semantic web support. Concepts and Processes This course examines enterprise tools and realization technologies for enterprise computing. automotive. healthcare. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver. Alignment. Sioux Falls Effective October 7. program. deployment and impacts are examined in view of a need for a strong systems development process. technology. Alignment is examined in detail and encompasses portfolio. This course covers enterprise integration. defense. and relational data bases. Sioux Falls EIS815 Enterprise Tools. global/virtual e-supply chain management. data. customer relationship management (CRM).EIS800 Strategy. security architecture. and government are reviewed. computing systems. modeling and description languages such as XML. and people. Sioux Falls EIS810 Managing. Enterprise computing concepts for specific domains such as electronic and mobile commerce. and management are also examined in view of the enterprise. aerospace. and UML. integrated systems. data warehousing. such as CORBA and J2EE. Planning and Integrating EIS Managing EIS includes evolution and management of enterprise leadership. enterprise resource planning (ERP). integrated manufacturing systems. This includes identifying potential strategies and evaluating their alignment with business goals and visions. analysis. information. which includes integration of (legacy) enterprise applications and information. vertical domains such as finance. applications. Business process and workflow modeling.

service-oriented architecture (SOA). Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. service transition. topics such as trust.EIS820 Enterprise Architecture Technology This course presents current approaches to the high-level design of enterprise architectures. service strategy. service design. Denver. 2012 Page 361 . Sioux Falls Effective October 7. Software architecture. procedures. grid computing. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. This approach integrates policies. In addition. and cloud computing. employee mistakes and their respective risk mitigation. usability and user experience are also examined. development and operations. Denver. best practices. and privacy issues in enterprise computing and quality assurance issues in enterprise computing are closely examined. This course examines external and internal security threats. This broad outlook covers not only security but also any other risks to an organization’s core business relative to people. such as Sarbanes-Oxley regulations and their impact on the enterprise. The course also explores governance and ethics relative to policies and control within the enterprise. guidelines. Quality. and continual service improvement are examined in detail as they pertain to ITIL and the enterprise. methodology overview. In addition. This course also examines enterprise level security architecture and its relationship with and impact on many of the above technologies such as virtualization. software product lines. presentation tier architecture. The intent is focusing on creating a security management framework. failed systems development and system processes. Several organizational models such as COBIT and ITIL are studied relative to their impact on the enterprise. so that organizations can build up and sustain security for their enterprise. and Ethics This course presents an overview of the major structures. grid computing. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. component-oriented architecture. Topics include service support. security. service delivery. security management. Software as a service along with extreme programming is examined as are technologies such as virtualization. service operations. Compliance. Sioux Falls EIS825 Information Technology Service Management This course focuses on frameworks such as Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and the concepts. processes. and regulations while incorporating a broad range of security topics. Sioux Falls EIS830 Governance. and technology. Sioux Falls EIS835 Security Management This course focuses the student on a broad range of topics relative to managing security at the enterprise level. Concepts examined are enterprise architecture modeling. practices and models that help manage IT services. Denver. model-driven architecture (MDA). Denver. and infrastructure management. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. facilities. agile architecture and modeling. and cloud computing. data. The emphasis is placed on high-level design issues and opportunities for long-term systems planning. collaborative development and co-operative engineering.

the class then moves into the current state of intellectual property. trade secrets and other types of property. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EM208 or EBUS208 Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS104. The importance of protecting one’s own work will be emphasized and students will learn about copyright basics. The course covers terminology. Pueblo. interactive media. trademark. Denver North. Sioux Falls. 2012 Page 362 . Students are required to complete several scripting related projects. and on individuals. and other media. Denver. Starting with an understanding of the historical context of how intellectual property developed. Denver. Pueblo. Using an activity-based learning approach. graphics. Sioux Falls EM199 Special Topics in Emerging Media This course addresses issues of current interest in Emerging Media.EM099 Special Topics in Emerging Media This course addresses issues of current interest in Emerging Media. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EM208 or EBUS208 Availability: Virtual Campus EM210 Introduction to 3D Virtual Worlds Discover virtual worlds using current virtual environments tools. Sioux Falls. animations. Featured topics include navigation. camera controls. MATH103 or MATH143 or MATH106 or MATH112 Availability: Colorado Springs. XHTML and web authoring are presented in the context of using the technology to craft a message for an audience. sounds. object design and texturing. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. theory. Denver North. Pueblo. students create 3D virtual world content. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course EM208 Web Development I The fundamentals of web servers. such as Second Life. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course EM115 Programming with Scripting Languages Students are introduced to Python or other industry standard scripting language in this course. uses for scripting languages and explores compiled programming languages versus scripting languages. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Availability: Colorado Springs. Students will distinguish between copyright. Denver. gestures. The creation of a Web Site Project is required. basic use of tools and scripts. web sites. HTML. Denver North. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Also includes fundamentals of linking. This course cannot be used to satisfy any degree requirements. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Virtual Campus EM209 Digital Media and Intellectual Property In this course students will explore intellectual property and the impact it has on the internet.

script control structure syntax. Denver. Denver. New technologies and new uses for information/data have a direct impact on the personal.EM215 Intermediate Programming with a Scripting Language This course builds upon the fundamental topics covered in EM115. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Python or other industry standard scripting language is used in this course. The course also examines many design principles specifically aimed at enhancing the presentation and usability of an industrial strength web site. Denver. social networking. 2012 Page 363 . Students are expected to complete numerous programs using the new concepts covered in this course. Virtual Campus EM270 Emerging Media and Technology Information can be shared and utilized in a variety of ways. This class features current trends in social media. Case studies are utilized along with research to explore new topics. the course addresses the usage and placement of various Multimedia elements on a Web site. Information architecture is touched upon. Several programming problems will be required. mobile computing. Virtual Campus EM228 Scripting for the Web Scripting for the Web provides an introduction to client-side scripts used to create dynamic web pages. social and business aspects of our lives This class explores the various new technologies and the effects on consumers and businesses. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EM115 Availability: Colorado Springs. Students gain a basic understanding of emerging media as it relates to web standards. Sioux Falls EM218 Web Development II EM218 expands the principles and techniques introduced in EM208 by using professional software Web Site Development Tool. Pueblo. image rollovers. and a variety of other current topics. collaboration environment. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EM208 or EBUS208 Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course Effective October 7. The Ajax protocol between client and server will also be explored. Denver North. Denver North. Pueblo. EM208 or EBUS208 Availability: Colorado Springs. Virtual Campus EM299 Special Topics in Emerging Media This course addresses issues of current interest in Emerging Media. Topics include Abstraction with Objects and OO programming and the usage of the Python Library. Further. Denver North. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS104 or CS106 or IT106. Software such as Dreamweaver or other industry standard software is used in this course. Denver. Sioux Falls. Pueblo. Sioux Falls. Denver North. Other industry standard scripting languages may be explored based on local industry. Form validation techniques. auxiliary windows and web page objects. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EM208 or EBUS208 Availability: Colorado Springs.

Denver North EM302 3D Modeling 3D Modeling is a continuation of the skills and concepts covered in EM301. Using an activity-based learning approach. This class covers a variety of modeling techniques: polygons. Basic programming principles will also be addressed. students create one or more animated projects for their portfolio. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EM302. Denver. hierarchical animation. Several modeling projects are explored including 3D architectural modeling. PHY130 Availability: Colorado Springs EM310 Introduction to Maya Programming With MEL This course provides an introduction to Maya 3D computer graphics development using the MEL (Maya Embedded Language) scripting language. This course covers theory. and forward kinematics versus inverse kinematics. and basic animation techniques. Using an activity-based approach. This is an overview course to the world of 3D computer generated graphics using the MEL Scripting language as an additional tool for developing and enhancing Maya 3D Animated Graphics. Each student creates one or more portfolio quality projects based upon original student designs that feature texturing. 2012 Page 364 . Pueblo. Boolean operations. image planes. students complete a variety of projects. Using an activity-based approach. terminology. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EM301 Availability: Colorado Springs EM303 3D Character Rigging 3D characters come alive through animation. control structures. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EM302 Availability: Colorado Springs EM304 3D Animation Animation creates the excitement in a story and provides the action for the characters or objects in a scene. Utilizing industry standard software such as Maya. Students review and expand their knowledge of the 3D modeling process. Denver. skeleton creation. creating skeletons. lighting/camera setups. and skinning. NURBS. students explore both the technical aspects and the creative side of computer graphics. Topics featured: joint placement. students create projects that feature basic modeling skills and simple animation techniques. Using an activity-based learning approach. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS104. Denver North. EM301 Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: VC242 or EBUS218 or CS115 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. Students continue to explore both the technical side and creative side of Maya computer graphics as well as animation programming. Sioux Falls Effective October 7.EM301 Foundations in 3D Computer Graphics EM301 provides an introduction to the world of 3D computer generated graphics. students apply the concepts and theory to create 3D content. This course covers the process involved with animating a biped character. key frame animation. and the export/import of objects into other scenes.

Denver. Also Database support. Python or other industry standard scripting language is used in this course. Denver North. Pueblo. Network Programming and application of Python for the Web. Various software and techniques are covered in this course as they apply to industry standards and current industry practices. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Topics may include: programming a variety of mobile devices such as the iPhone. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: EM228 Availability: Virtual Campus EM360 Programming for Mobile Computing This course explores programming for mobile devices. This course features elements and principles of Animation with FLASH. Actual mobile computing technologies covered in this may vary based on campus offerings and advances in mobile computing technologies. and Motion and Shape Tween Animation will be addressed. VB. Sioux Falls Effective October 7. Sioux Falls EM325 Multi-Media Development for the Web A continuation of EM218. Denver. theory. Flash or other industry software will be incorporated into various course projects. In this course students will explore and utilize advanced and new topics related to web animation with Flash or other industry standard software. For Python. Pueblo. An introduction to Action Script. Students explore the history. 2012 Page 365 . Using FLASH or other industry standard software students create multimedia animation projects for Web Sites. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EM218 or EBUS218 Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver North. Denver. Students will learn the basic syntax and constructs of the language and use it to develop applications that interpret information from a Web form and respond by creating a dynamically generated Web page based on the form’s values. Denver North. android mobile devices and windows mobile devices. terminology. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EM325 Availability: Virtual Campus EM328 Server-Side Scripting for the Web Server-Side Scripting for the Web provides an introduction to server-side scripts using a current language such as C#. Virtual Campus EM326 Multi-Media Development for the Web II A continuation of EM325. Students are required to complete one or more projects in this course.Net or PHP. Several Scripting projects will be required.EM315 Scripting for Gaming and Simulation This course covers advanced scripting techniques and builds upon the knowledge gained in EM215. Students are also introduced to reading and writing files on the Web server and accessing databases. and the wide range of uses for mobile computing. GUI Interface and event driven programming will be addressed. Client interaction is touched upon along with Digital Media Design principles. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EM215 Availability: Colorado Springs.

Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EM302 Availability: Colorado Springs EM406 Advanced 3D Projects This course provides students the opportunity to further explore 3D graphics using industry standard software such as Maya in order to produce a portfolio quality project of their choice. Sioux Falls. Featured topics include: terminology. Denver. will be presented. light theory. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and advances in 3D computer graphics. Students explore the use of lighting. Using an activity-based learning approach. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EBUS228 or EM228 . textures and cameras in a 3D scene. textures and shadows. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EM304 Availability: Colorado Springs EM420 Web-Based Database Applications This course is an in-depth study of creating dynamic Web applications using a database and advanced topics in Web programming. Actual mobile computing technologies covered in this may vary based on campus offerings and advances in mobile computing technologies. types. EBUS208 or EM208 Availability: Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Web user interface design. android mobile devices and windows mobile devices. Students explore the wide range of uses for mobile web. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EM326. Virtual Campus EM425 Mobile Web Design This course explores designing for mobile web devices. students are required to complete a variety of projects using Maya or other industry standard 3D software program. color theory. Denver North. IT235 or CS250 or CS251 Availability: Colorado Springs. Topics may include: designing for a variety of mobile devices such as the iPhone. and the impact of local and global demographics on the design of web pages for mobile devices. Pueblo. Scenes tell the story or present a concept to the viewer. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course EM405 3D Environments This course features scene creation/environment as it relates to 3D objects or characters. Students will be allowed to select areas of interest on which to design the project. shadows. Scenes set the mood for the viewer through use of lights. lighting types. Every object in a scene needs to be created by the digital artist including lighting. 2012 Page 366 . paint effects and textures. along client/server side script form validation and server-side script database access. This course requires the completion of a functioning Web-based application using a database.EM399 Special Topics in Emerging Media This course addresses issues of current interest in Emerging Media.

Students use a hands-on approach to develop virtual world skills. Sioux Falls Effective October 7. Students analyze and critically evaluate how Web commerce strategies are evolving to support a global economy and what the impact will be for business. This course examines the technical. education. Denver. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course EM820 Business Strategies for Social Media This course examines the impact of social media on people. Sioux Falls EM825 Strategic Use of Virtual Worlds Virtual worlds feature vibrant online communities with benefits for business. skills.EM499 Special Topics in Emerging Media This course addresses issues of current interest in Emerging Media.0 technology. business and management integrate to create collaborative business solutions. and how it contrasts with information security and restricted access. virtual economies and their currency exchanges provide a financial infrastructure for managing these international marketplaces. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Sioux Falls EM835 Information Accountability and Web Privacy Strategies Information accountability focuses on the appropriate use of publicly available Web information. Sioux Falls EM830 Virtual Economy and Business As real and virtual world goods and services are marketed. sold and supported within virtual communities. Denver. 2012 Page 367 . It uses an interdisciplinary approach to examine how computer science. legal. Denver. entertainment as well as individual and social use. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. This course examines the terminology. Denver. The implications of persistent Internet information as well as privacy protection strategies are investigated using a problem-based learning approach. culture and Web 2. social psychology. The shift from electronic commerce sites to virtual marketplaces as well as the financial and social implications of this evolution are also examined. ethical and social issues associated with the appropriate use of personal and business information. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Students use a problem-based learning approach to explore the risks and benefits of social media for business use. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. business processes. investigate the risks and benefits of social networks and identify strategies for enhancing business communication. research. culture and strategies that promote expertise and successful business in virtual worlds. explore virtual business solutions.

scenario building and other techniques. scientific. portability and interoperability of 3D content between virtual worlds and geopolitical issues. such as the globalization of cloud computing content. Students explore the state of the practice as they investigate the simulation techniques. Denver. Students will talk with futurists and futures organizations. This will involve various typologies and methods of exploration and an examination of heuristics and biases. exploring the design and integration of real environments with virtual objects. entertainment or educational simulation. entertainment and educational use. becoming involved in the World Futures Society and tech trending with leading electronics and aerospace companies. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Students will develop the capacity for concurrent action and ‘birds-eye’ perspectives of ongoing organizational activity. users can work cooperatively to visualize and share their ideas.EM840 Virtual World Simulation As virtual worlds grow in sophistication. 2012 Page 368 . and apply 3D modeling techniques to design a solution. Sioux Falls Effective October 7. Within these simulated scenes. new media. legal and social implications of the design and integration of virtual world and cloud computing architectures. Sioux Falls EM860 Virtual and Cloud Computing Architectures This course examines the technical. Denver. Future Search. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. semantic applications and mirrored environments are emerging across the Internet. Sioux Falls EM845 Web Science and Technology Augmented reality. elicit the requirements for a business. The topics include grid computing. interact with objects as well as other users and store their content for use at a later date. They will develop a socio-technology plan for the future of their area of EM and will also look at formal models of innovation and diffusion of innovation. This course takes a broad look at web science and technology. business opportunities emerge for creating virtual spaces for collaboration and communication. Denver. The featured topics include the technical and strategic issues associated with the design and use of these emerging technologies for business. Denver. scientific. data and other artifacts. Sioux Falls EM855 Futuring and Innovation in EM This course develops skills in futuring via Delphi. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Sioux Falls EM850 Strategic Thinking for EM Develops and expands students’ ability to think strategically within the discipline of Emerging Media. Denver. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. These virtual spaces are extensible environments that are populated by 3D content and object behavior.

Denver. Students also learn basic document preparation skills using Microsoft Word in the lab. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. These same skills apply to those mavericks who would pursue the same innovation outside of mainstream business community as Entrepreneurs. International law. a competing values model. 2012 Page 369 . compare and contrast. revising. Pueblo. business ethics. and process). Virtual Campus EMBA690 Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Students will master analytical and integrative tools to perform in-depth analyses of industries. researching. The similarities and differences will be addressed along with the necessary multidisciplinary and dynamic skill-sets required to build a successful enterprise from within and outside the traditional business structures. spelling and sentence structure by using literary excerpts. The course also introduces students to four basic writing strategies used in effective writing (exemplification. description. Virtual Campus EMBA640 Entrepreneurship/Intrapreneurship and Innovation This course is designed to introduce the student to the idea of Intrapreneurship and the opportunities for innovation that exist within an existing corporation. Course material includes methods to predict competitive behavior and develop and implement strategic plans to achieve and sustain a competitive profile in the emerging global marketplace. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: No Longer Offered Effective October 7. business and political challenges and opportunities that exist when operating within emerging international markets. and assessing) and covers documenting sources. tariffs and operation of existing economies and organizations are examined. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. policy options. punctuation. and competitors. drafting. Virtual Campus EMBA650 Emerging Markets Students in this course will learn how to identify and analyze the various governmental. The roles of history and tradition are also explored in light of their potential impact on various emerging global market economies. Additionally the student will review basic grammar. firms. and a model grounded in an understanding of the processes of judgment heuristics and bias.EMBA630 Decisions in Management: Navigating Uncertainty Students in this course will be introduced to three perspectives on decision-making: the rational choice model. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Sioux Falls. Denver North. Virtual Campus ENG111 English Composition I During this course the students will review the writing process (prewriting. editing.

2012 Page 370 . adjusting document mechanics and semantics for a specific purpose. Special attention is given to the fundamentals of grammar. and principles. diction. Kansas City. the writing process. Particular attention is given to adapting writing style to a particular audience. concentrating on preliminary applications of communication rhetoric. explore issues related to audience diversity and sensitive topics. Finally students will learn advanced document preparation skills using Microsoft Word in the lab. English Composition I. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. theories. instructions. while being introduced to two basic writing strategies used in effective writing (definition and cause and effect). letters. Credits: 6 Prerequisite: None Availability: No longer offered ENG210 Professional Communications This foundational course provides students with an overview of the methods and media of business communications. Denver. and integrating graphics into a document. The reviewing of persuasive appeal and argumentative structure will also be studied. and integrating sources. and develop written and oral messages to various audiences using the three-step writing process. analyze communication elements. sentence structure. proposals. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: No Longer Offered ENGL080 English Composition Preparation This course is a preparatory course designed to meet the individual student’s needs in preparing for ENGL111. learners will examine the basics of business communications. recommendations.ENG112 English Composition II During this course the student will review critical thinking. paragraph formation. Pueblo. punctuation. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ENG111 Availability: No Longer Offered ENG202 Professional Writing and Composition The course covers the preparation of a wide variety of technical documents including mechanism and process descriptions. Literary excerpts will be used as models for student writing. memos. Denver North. formatting design elements in a consistent manner. spelling. Specifically. and essay organization. Sioux Falls Effective October 7. Additionally there will be work in two advanced methods of effective writing (combining devices and strategies in a formal argumentative / persuasive research paper). and electronic mail.

This will be a highly collaborative course. to look beyond the traditional web resources like Google and wikis. Sioux Falls. Denver. punctuation. how to use good grammar. Pueblo Effective October 7. Students also learn basic document preparation skills using Microsoft Word in the lab. The course also introduces students to four basic writing strategies used in effective writing (exemplification. Virtual Campus ENGL111 English Composition I During this course the students will review the writing process (prewriting. learn to do research (beyond Wikipedia!) and cite resources without plagiarizing them. and process). They will study the APA Handbook. how to utilize the APA formatting for documentation and how to make a persuasive argument.ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking This course will address how to write and speak to make a point. as well as how to find a suitable topic for your writing assignments.5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. and then move on to the classic five part college essay or theme. Virtual Campus ENGL103 Composition: Writing and Research This course builds upon ENGL101 Composition and Critical Thinking. Research Skills/ Information Literacy workshops will introduce students to the critical 21 century skill of research: how to use dictionaries and other reference books and how to access online databases of the CTU library for academic and professional inquiry. compare and contrast. Credits: 4. in this series will build upon this one—addressing how to research and use resources without plagiarizing. Sioux Falls. Pueblo. We want to teach students the "culture" of being solid college level communicators and successful professionals. with students reading and critiquing others’ work. Denver North. This is the first in a sequence on Composition and Writing skills. 2012 Page 371 . vocabulary and logical thinking. In both st Composition courses. editing. spelling and sentence structure by using literary excerpts. this course uses readings to demonstrate excellence and eloquence in speaking and writing. Our view of the required composition sequence is that it is essential for all who want to become skilled critical thinkers and educated people. Pueblo. This workshop course is highly experiential. and collaborative. demonstrating the capacity to do college level research and write essays that convey information. Credits: 4. revising. Additionally the student will review basic grammar. Research/Information Literacy Skills: The Information Literacy workshops will challenge students to use the library’s resources to find credible resources. Denver North.5 Prerequisite: ENGL101 or ENGL111 or ENGL125 Availability: Colorado Springs. as students read and critique each other’s' work. as a means to create a learning community as well as develop critical capacities. We will start with the basics: reviewing sentences and paragraphs. emphasizing the crucial synergy between learning to write and developing the practice of intelligent reading of texts. researching. drafting. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ENGL080 or Placement Availability: Denver North. make a point or provide an opinion. description. In addition. There are different rules of the game for writing academically than writing for business. Denver. and allow them to dig deep into resources and summarize the main points. supportive. Kansas City. ENGL103. and assessing) and covers documenting sources. The second course. Students practice drafting progressively complex papers.

vocabulary and logical thinking. Pueblo ENGL125 OR ENGL125-L Real World Writing This is one of the most important courses you can take—it will lay the foundation for your entire college and professional career as an educated person. how to utilize the APA formatting for documentation and how to make a persuasive argument. how to use good grammar. supportive. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: No longer offered ENGL126 OR ENGL126-L Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing With a Purpose This course is a workshop that builds upon ENGL125 OR ENGL125-L—Real World Writing. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ENGL125 OR ENGL125-L or ENGL111 or ENG111 or ENG115 Availability: No longer offered Effective October 7. Literary excerpts are used as models for student writing. this course uses readings to demonstrate excellence and eloquence in speaking and writing. learn to do research (beyond Wikipedia!) and cite resources without plagiarizing them. Finally students learn advanced documentation preparation skills suing Microsoft Word in the lab. In addition. This workshop course is highly experiential. and collaborative. make a point or provide an opinion. ENGL126 OR ENGL126-L. The second course. emphasizing the crucial synergy between learning to write and developing the practice of intelligent reading of texts. as well as how to find a suitable topic for your writing assignments. demonstrating the capacity to do college level research and write essays that convey information. We will start with the basics: reviewing sentences and paragraphs. Additionally there will be work in two advanced methods of effective writing (combining devices and strategies in a formal argumentative / persuasive research paper). We want to teach students the “culture” of being solid college-level communicators and successful professionals. There are different rules of the game for writing academically than writing for business. Students practice drafting progressively complex papers. This will be a highly collaborative course. 2012 Page 372 . It is a workshop format—highly experiential and hands on. The reviewing of persuasive appeal and argumentative structure will also be studied. as students read and critique each others’ work. and integrating sources. we will address how to write and speak to make a point. in this series will build upon this one—addressing how to research and use resources without plagiarizing. and then move on to the classic five-part college essay or theme.ENGL112 English Composition II During this course the student will review critical thinking. Our view of the required composition sequence is that it is essential for all who want to become skilled critical thinkers and educated people. while being introduced to two basic writing strategies used in effective writing (definition and cause and effect). the writing process. This is the first in a sequence on Composition and Writing skills. Kansas City. with students reading and critiquing others’ work. In it. They will study the APA Handbook. as a means to create a learning community as well as develop critical capacities. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ENGL111 Availability: Denver North.

recommendations. Denver North. Particular attention is given to adapting writing style to a particular audience. it is more important than ever for successful professionals to be excellent communicators . professional manner.5 Prerequisite: ENGL103 or ENGL112 or ENG112 or ENGL126 OR ENGL126-L Availability: Colorado Springs. adjusting document mechanics and semantics for a specific purpose. 2012 Page 373 . Credits: 4. and technical datasheets. adjusting document mechanics and semantics for a specific purpose. This course sharpens students’ skills in oral communication with a focus on professional speaking. Particular attention is given to adapting writing style to a particular audience. Credits: 4. Pueblo. Successful professionals are excellent communicators. Sioux Falls. Denver North. recommendations.5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs.ENGL200 Professional Writing This course covers the preparation of a wide variety of technical documents including mechanism and process descriptions. letters. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ENG112 or ENGL126 OR ENGL126-L Availability: No longer offered ENGL206 Technical and Professional Writing This course covers the preparation of a wide variety of technical documents including abstracts and/or executive summaries. and electronic mail. Sioux Falls. formatting design elements in a consistent manner. Denver North. Credits: 4. Sioux Falls ENGL205 Technical Writing and Speaking This course covers the preparation of a wide variety of technical documents. instructions. requirement specifications. adjusting document mechanics and semantics for a specific purpose. and integrating graphics into a document. memos.and the challenges are even greater in this world of cyber-communication and virtual workplaces. Denver. Particular attention is given to adapting writing style to a particular audience. Denver. instructions. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ENGL112 or ENG112 or ENGL126 OR ENGL126-L Availability: Kansas City ENGL201 Principles of Professional Writing In today's business environment. proposals. and electronic mail. memos. including mechanical process descriptions. formatting design elements in a consistent manner. letters. proposals.5 Prerequisite: ENGL103 or ENGL112 or ENG112 or ENGL126 OR ENGL126-L Availability: Colorado Springs. The course also emphasizes oral communication through the incorporation of both formal and informal presentations throughout the course. proposals. Particular attention is given to adapting writing style to a particular audience. This course sharpens students' abilities to write for specific business audiences and purposes and to adapt business messages for various situations and media. formatting design elements in a consistent manner. precision and adherence to common formats are hallmarks of clear. Pueblo. and integrating graphics into a document. Virtual Campus ENGL203 Professional Speech Communications Brevity. Denver. and integrating meaningful graphics into a document. formatting design elements in a consistent. and integrating graphics into a document. instructions. adjusting document mechanics and semantics for a specific purpose. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. test plans and procedures. mechanism and process descriptions. Pueblo. consistent and concise communication.

and content rich websites. communication. which include but is not limited to. Students finish the course by demonstrating their understandings of how to adapt communication for different contexts. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. The course also emphasizes oral communication through the incorporation both formal and informal presentations throughout the course. both are examined in depth. and integrating it into the business plan. Denver. This course sharpens students’ abilities to write and speak for specific business purposes and to target clientele across all industries. consistent and concise communication. adjusting document mechanics and semantics for a specific purpose. Additionally. proposals. requirement specifications. formatting design elements in a consistent manner. audio/video. Further attention is given to models. boardroom discussions. In today’s business environment. viral content. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: No longer available ENGL240 Professional Communication for Technical Careers This course covers the preparation of a wide variety of technical documents. Special attention will be given to the presentation and delivery mix of several student presentations. and how to use these tools for marketing success.ENGL210 Professional Speaking During this course the student will learn the essentials of business and professional presentations. Denver North. abstracts and/or executive summaries. location. podcasts. including the social media. it is more important than ever that successful professionals be excellent communicators—and the challenges are even greater in this world of cyber-communication and virtual workplaces. 2012 Page 374 . and personal conversations. location. Particular attention is given to adapting writing style to a particular audience. including extemporaneous. it is “communication. test plans and procedures.” Brevity. Both theoretical understanding and practical experience will be critiqued often. diverse audiences and sensitive topics. and technical datasheets. Pueblo Sioux Falls. principles and procedures of public communication. and integrating graphics into a document. wikis. instructions. precision and adherence to common formats are hallmarks of clear. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. class interactions. Effective written and oral messages are essential. communication. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ENGL112 or ENG112 or ENGL126 or ENGL126-L or ENGL103 Availability: Kansas City ENGL211 Professional Communications In real estate. These concepts and skills (or principles and techniques) are adaptable to platform speaking. students will study information on word choices. organization. mechanism and process descriptions. informative (business briefing) and persuasive (argumentative on controversial issue) presentations. introduction. the mantra is “location. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ENGL112 Availability: No longer offered ENTR605 Integrated Marketing for Entrepreneurs This course will present the new media to students of entrepreneurship. demonstration. audience analysis and graphics and use them in several evaluated experiences in speech preparation and presentation.” In business and the world of work. The course will offer a practical look at the market in terms of what tools have worked. blogs. elements. This course will focus heavily on web-based communication. what tools currently work. A key element of the course will be writing an individual digital marketing strategy.

Virtual Campus ENTR630 Entrepreneurial Business Planning Capstone This capstone course will require students to finalize all components of their business plan. Students will be required to complete initial processes for establishing their business as well as a strategic plan to launch their business after the course. Students will explore their own personality and determine matches with the core attributes of being a successful entrepreneur. Denver. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. this course lays the foundation for understanding sustainable business. Sioux Falls. Sioux Falls. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Pueblo Sioux Falls. The triple bottom line (people. At the conclusion of this course. and an analysis of support organizations. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. In this course students will understand and conduct the venture product/service development process. technological. Virtual Campus ESS610 Implementing the Triple Bottom Line This course examines the inherent difficulties in implementing the triple bottom line. Planning & Leadership This course will shape students’ business plans through market analysis. Pueblo Sioux Falls. financial analysis. At the conclusion of this process. Virtual Campus ESS600 Foundations of Sustainable Business This course addresses the various definitions of sustainability in the context of business organizations. students will have established the basic framework of their business plans. Denver. risks and rewards of working with venture capital. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver North. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. It will focus on making the difficult decisions that simultaneously address economic. Pueblo Sioux Falls. Denver. Students will be required to present their plan to a venture capitalist or angel investor for feedback and comments. and environmental concerns.ENTR610 Entrepreneurial Strategy. ethical. planet and profits) is introduced. Virtual Campus ENTR615 Entrepreneurship & Intrapreneurship: Skills for Success This course will facilitate student exploration into the mindset of being an entrepreneur or intrapreneur. This process will include a basic operational plan. Denver North. Denver North. The focus is on developing a plan for an organization that makes progress in all of these areas. private equity groups and various loan origination organizations. social justice. 2012 Page 375 . including a look at the processes. Through an examination of recent policy changes and case studies of environmentally and socially responsible organizations. angel investors. This course will address the various sources and uses of funding. students will have the strategic and financial components of their business plans articulated and included in the framework of their business plans.

Given the experiential nature of the course. These topics will all be covered in this course. Denver.ESS620 Sustainable Operations Best practice in the production and distribution of goods and services requires an understanding of process analysis. social justice. Sioux Falls Effective October 7. and supply chain management. and environmental concerns. In addition we offer direction on how to transform social systems toward sustainability. Students will learn about the culture and the organization prior to entrance. We will focus attention particularly on issues of global resource flows. Sioux Falls ESS830 Advanced Action Research for ESS This experience centers on guiding the participants through an advanced action research project domestically of internationally in an organization. Sioux Falls. Sioux Falls ESS825 Organizational Performance and the Triple Bottom Line This course examines the inherent difficulties in implementing the triple bottom line. solutions will be evaluated against their impact on social justice. 2012 Page 376 . ethical. Virtual Campus ESS820 Systems Thinking for Sustainability This introduction to systems thinking in the context of sustainability issues will introduce students to both core sustainability content and systems thinking skills. Denver. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. planning and control. students will be required to complete a personal sustainability project of their choosing in their organizational setting. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. The focus is on developing a plan for an organization that makes progress in all of these areas as well as a means of measuring improvement on all three outcomes. The class will monitor and guide the entire action research cycle from diagnosis through evaluation and reflection during the class. Denver. quality improvement. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. and economic success. environmental responsibility. It will focus on making the difficult decisions that attempt to simultaneously address economic. but instead of using the traditional measure of economic success. taking the organization and its value chain as the primary level of analysis. energy. technological. risk management. toxicity and habitat.

capital budgeting. anthropology. Sioux Falls ESS850 Strategic Thinking for ESS This course develops and expands students’ ability to think strategically within the discipline of ESS. psychology. Denver.Effective October 7. becoming involved in the World Futures Society and tech trending with leading electronics and aerospace companies. students will analyze multiple cases from diverse perspectives. Denver. Future Search. Student will examine valuation and portfolio analysis of foreign investments. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus FIN356 International Finance This course focuses on the workings of international financial markets. and project risk management. Students will examine the implications of forecasting. This will involve various typologies and methods of exploration and an examination of heuristics and biases. and political science) and requires students to do a project with a client organization engaged in Environmental and Social Sustainability. bonds and commodities are examined. Denver. and the management of exchange risk exposure. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: FIN310 or FINC390 or FINC400 Availability: Virtual Campus Page 377 . the risks of doing business in the international area. Students will talk with futurists and futures organizations. economics. Sioux Falls ESS855 Futuring and Innovation in ESS This course develops skills in futuring via Delphi. working capital management. Various investment vehicles such as stocks. Sioux Falls FIN310 Financial Management Principles This course examines the key components of financial decision-making: valuation and risk management. Using the case study method. Students will explore the principles of security analysis and valuation. They will develop a socio-technology plan for the future of their division of ESS and will also look at formal models of innovation and diffusion of innovation. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: No Longer Offered FIN322 Investments This course focuses on investments and investment strategies. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. scenario building and other techniques. 2012 ESS835 Policy and Governance in Trans-Organizational Collaboration for ESS This course will explore how trans-organizational policy is formed and created. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. The course utilizes an intentional interdisciplinary focus (sociology. Students will develop the capacity for concurrent action and ‘birds-eye’ perspectives of ongoing organizational activity.

Students will explore the principles of security analysis and valuation. businesses and government. The student will be introduced to basic financial statements and their analysis. Specific topics include ration analysis. Sioux Falls. Virtual Campus FINC310 Money and Capital Markets In this course. Virtual Campus FINC320 Investments This course focuses on investments and investment strategies. Kansas City. Students will examine the components of an effective financial system. and financial proformas. trend analysis. Denver North. Denver. The course emphasizes concepts such as the creation of money. the process of financial statement analysis and capital budgeting. 2012 Page 378 . Credits: 4 Prerequisite: IT254 Availability: Colorado Springs. operational and capital budgeting techniques. An overview of financial statements and financial statement analysis are presented. bonds and commodities are examined. business operations and funding along with cost-volume-profit analysis and scheduling issues. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Pueblo. the impact of savings and the interrelation of interest rates and inflation. and the role of risk and return in finance. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course FINC200 Applied Finance and Managerial Accounting This course represents a survey of current financial and managerial accounting techniques used to efficiently manage organizations. Denver. Denver North. particularly the Federal Reserve System. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs Effective October 7.FIN495 Advanced Research and Study in Finance This course addresses issues of current interest in finance. ethics. Various investment vehicles such as stocks. Sioux Falls. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: MATH143 or MATH103 or MATH106 or MATH112 Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: No Longer Offered FINC225 Financial Statement Analysis This course is a basic introduction to the concepts of finance. The financial system is examined to understand the roles played by consumers. Kansas City FINC210 Financial Management Principles This is an introductory course that examines fundamental components of financial decision-making. students will focus on the capital structure of financial institutions and the flow of funds through our economic system.

Students will also utilize capital budgeting tools to evaluate investment opportunities. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT201. the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. both within the U. students will have developed a detailed understanding of the U. the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and the USA PATRIOT Act governing banks and other financial institutions. as well as the tools used to manage risk. Kansas City. cash flow. students will explore personal and corporate exposure to risk. the history of the U.FINC330 Risk Management In this course. banking system and the laws and regulations governing the banking industry.S. and internationally. Students will examine the components of and develop budgets. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. as well as the tools used to manage risk. Upon completion of this course. students will learn the financial concept of time value of money and discounted cash flow analysis. Pueblo. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs FINC350 Financial Institutions This course provides an explanation of how the banking industry operates. Topics covered include the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus FINC390 Introduction to Corporate Finance In this course. ACCT202. Virtual Campus FINC355 Risk Management In this course. ACCT203 Availability: Colorado Springs. 2012 Page 379 . regulations and statutes as they relate to financial institutions.S.S. students will explore corporate exposure to risk. and project risk are some of the topics covered. Students will apply this knowledge to the valuation of common stocks and bonds. Denver. The management of organizations’ exposure to portfolio. Developing an acute comprehension and application of these sources is vital to conducting financial investigations. Denver North. The management of organizations’ and individuals’ exposure to property damage and legal liability will be covered. and an overview of Federal laws. monetary system. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Availability: Sioux Falls. Virtual Campus FINC400 Financial Management This course examines the process of budgeting. Sioux Falls.

Virtual Campus FINC450 Fixed Income In this course. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. 2012 Page 380 . FIN412 or FINC310 Availability: Sioux Falls. students will learn the techniques of creating financial models and applying standard forecasting techniques in a corporate setting including trends. These financial instruments are commonly used to structure and modify the risk profile and exposure of firms and investors. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: FIN310 or FINC390 or FINC400. bond risk. Virtual Campus FINC445 Derivatives This course presents and defines derivatives such as forwards. project analysis & evaluation. FIN310 or FINC390 Availability: Sioux Falls. Virtual Campus FINC420 International Finance This course focuses on the workings of international financial markets. cost of capital calculations and capital budgeting. Students will examine valuation and portfolio analysis of foreign investments. MAT306 or MATH306 or MATH305 or MGM330 or MATH301 Availability: Sioux Falls. valuation. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: IT254. risk and return. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: FIN310 or FINC390 or FINC400. No prior knowledge of options and futures markets is assumed. students will study fixed income securities with an emphasis on understanding yield spreads. and interest rate volatility. swaps and options. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Topics covered will include capital budgeting. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs FINC440 Financial Modeling and Forecasting In this course. Topics covered will include financial statement preparation and analysis. Derivatives are used to hedge unwanted risk and to increase risk exposure for speculative motives. the valuation of stocks and bonds. futures. and the management of exchange risk exposure. MAT306 or MATH306 or MATH305 or MGM330 or MATH301 Availability: Sioux Falls. the risks of doing business in the international area. cash flow analysis. Credit analysis will be introduced as well as bond portfolio management issues. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: FIN322. MGM330 or MATH301 or MAT306 or MATH306 or MATH305. Virtual Campus FINC415 Advanced Corporate Finance The financial dimensions of business decisions are studied. the time value of money. Hedging of fixed income securities will be briefly reviewed.FINC410 Corporate Finance The financial dimensions of business decisions are studied. seasonality and forecasting cycles. Bond derivatives will be examined and the dynamics of mortgage and asset backed bond funds will be analyzed.

equity and alternative investment portfolio management techniques will be reviewed. The project must be approved by the department chair. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. in-depth research project. Credits are assigned based on the complexity and depth of the project. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course FINC499 Special Topics in Finance This course addresses issues of current interest in finance. students will analyze financial statements and examine methods used to value companies. Capital market expectations and asset allocation will be examined. Virtual Campus FINC605 Corporate Portfolio Management This course provides a study of investment alternatives. Virtual Campus FINC460 Finance Capstone This is an integrative and interactive capstone course in which the student uses the functional skills acquired from previous courses to formulate decisions within a business entity and analyze the financial implications of those decisions. performance measurements and decision making will also be studied. students will learn the management process for individual and institutional investment portfolios in domestic and international markets. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs FINC495 Advanced Research and Study An independent. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: FIN310 or FINC390 or FINC400. MAT306 or MATH306 or MATH305 or MGM330 or MATH301 Availability: Sioux Falls. Denver North. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Denver. and the management of investment portfolios as they relate to corporations. Fixed income. the workings of investment markets. Denver North. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course FINC600 Financial Statement Analysis In this course. Denver. Individual and team participation are imperative for this course.FINC455 Portfolio Analysis In this course. 2012 Page 381 . Portfolio risk management.

Denver. Students will use spreadsheet. Pueblo. analysis. The course also addresses the prevention. Virtual Campus FINC615 Applied Managerial Finance Emphasizes management decision making utilizing accounting and finance concepts. Pueblo. database. Denver. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. the course examines the development of policy. financing options for international business. financial markets. financial leverage. Virtual Campus FINC699 Special Topics in Finance This course addresses issues of current interest in finance. capital budgeting processes. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. and study on either a desired area of interest or a major business problem or issue that impacts the student’s own company or organization. Denver. and other types of software to gather and organize data for investigations. financial analysis and planning. Sioux Falls. Denver North. financial forecasting. Denver North. Virtual Campus FINC650 MBA Finance Capstone The MBA Finance Capstone uses the functional skills students have developed in previous core and concentration courses to complete an in-depth project. working capital management. Sioux Falls. 2012 Page 382 . Denver North. The following subjects are addressed in the course: financial reports and metrics. deterrence. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. cost of capital and long term financing. The student will utilize research methodologies to prepare a formal research report. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline.FINC610 Financial Management for Multinational Enterprises Within the context of the multinational firm. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course FINF320 Financial Investigation Technologies This course provides an examination of the technologies used by financial investigators. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: IT254 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs. The course requires the student to perform comprehensive research. The student will apply the knowledge learned by completing a financial strategy report and accomplishing a research report summarizing an application of financial analysis from either the academic or professional literature. and detection of the use of IT systems to commit fraud and other criminal acts. and the making of standard financial management decisions.

Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT202 Availability: Colorado Springs. Virtual Campus FINF430 Money Laundering Detection and Reporting This course will extend the student’s knowledge of the regulatory and legal framework in place to combat money-laundering. will be examined. use of law enforcement contacts. cash flow and debt management. Types or methods of money laundering include drug trafficking. Students will learn how to analyze patterns of suspicious activity and report their findings based on strict analysis of financial transactions observed during the course of their investigation. and provide the student with the necessary tools to identify and effectively investigate the wide array of money laundering methods being employed throughout the world. layering and integration. human smuggling. client/planner interactions. investment planning and retirement planning. education planning. 2012 Page 383 . Students will develop a detailed understanding of the three levels of laundering money: placement. Methods used in gathering source information. financial planning ethics review. asset acquisition. and fraud examination procedures. integrating planning recommendations. Students will gain an understanding of working paper development and documentation necessary during an investigation. informal value transfer systems (IVTS) such as Hawalas. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. use of off-shore shell companies.FINF370 Financial Investigations This course provides students with the foundational knowledge of how to conduct forensic financial investigations. students will gain an understanding of the financial planning process. special needs planning review. Virtual Campus FINF420 Financial Statement Fraud In this course the student will gain an understanding of the major areas of financial statement fraud. and other investigative tools such as data mining and the use of Internet resources and software interdiction systems. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. The course will cover procedures available to proactively search for financial statement fraud. Virtual Campus FINP300 Personal Financial Planning In this course. fraud risk assessment. analysis of financial documentation. time value of money applications. planning elements of risk management. Black Market Peso Exchange (BMPE) and the most recent threat in money laundering – stored value gift cards. enabling students to produce meaningful and substantive Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) used in reporting suspicious financial activity to FinCEN. as well as methods by which financial statement fraud is concealed. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. wire transfers. charities used as funding mechanisms. trade-based. terrorist financing. and an overview of practice management concepts. personal financial statements development and assessment. Virtual Campus Effective October 7.

Credits: 4 Prerequisite: FINP300. FINP320 Availability: Colorado Springs. with emphasis on risk minimization and risk control. FINP320 Availability: Colorado Springs. Particular attention is given to the role of employer-provided benefits in the personal financial planning process. Sioux Falls. Sioux Falls. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: FINP300. Virtual Campus Effective October 7.FINP310 Taxation in Financial Planning This course provides an introduction to the taxation of individuals. Virtual Campus FINP315 Principles of Risk Management and Insurance This course covers non-speculative risk management. Virtual Campus FINP320 Investments This course examines various investment vehicles such as stocks. Sioux Falls. Kansas City. FINP310. Sioux Falls. Sioux Falls. FINP315. bonds and commodities in light of their role in the personal financial planning environment. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Virtual Campus FINP399 Special Topics in Financial Planning This course addresses issues of current interest in financial planning. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT362. FINP300 Availability: Colorado Springs. Topics also include a study of the various insurance vehicles from both the personal and business perspective. Pueblo. Virtual Campus FINP430 Estate Planning This course examines the various tax and legal impacts of protecting an individual’s estate to provide for their beneficiaries. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Particular attention is placed on tax planning concepts and responsibilities of the tax planner. FINP310. 2012 Page 384 . Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course FINP420 Employee Benefits and Retirement Planning This course provides a study of the financial and non-financial aspects of planning for retirement and other lifetime goals. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: MGM365 or BADM410 or MGMT235. FINP315. FINP300 Availability: Colorado Springs.

and other current practices. optimizing rents.FINP450 Financial Planning Capstone This course is a comprehensive application of the personal financial planning process. FINP420. Virtual Campus FINP499 Special Topics in Financial Planning This course addresses issues of current interest in financial planning. The role and process of property management rights. operation. FINP310. finance. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: FINP300. including space regulations. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus FPM310 Property Manager Responsibilities This course is an introduction to basic property manager responsibilities and duties. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course FPM300 Facility and Property Management Technologies This course will address the profession of facility and property management. Sioux Falls. It provides information on the impact of the legal system. Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS). and social services are examined. including budgeting and purchasing decisions. FINP320. and Integrated Computer-Aided Design (CADD) applications and databases. 2012 Page 385 . and property evaluation. competencies necessary for managing properties. ethical and professional aspects of their relationship with their clients. project management. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus Effective October 7. FINP315. Current trends and practices of Computer-Aided Facility Management (CAFM). responsibilities of managers and tenants. The role of the personal financial planner is considered as well as the various legal. maintenance management. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus FPM320 Capital Planning and Asset Management The course will examine the operational and financial aspects of commercial and residential property management. and marketing responsibilities of the manager. FINP430 Availability: Colorado Springs. maintenance. maintaining satisfactory tenant relations and other managerial techniques for the real estate professional. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline.

Credits: 5 Prerequisites: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver.FPM330 Property Management Operations This course in property management will examine current issues affecting the property manager. Students will learn about the culture of the organization and of the country(ies) prior to entrance. Denver. The class will monitor and guide the entire action research cycle from diagnosis through evaluation and reflection during the class. Differences and similarities in social responsibility are reviewed and students will prepare plans for individuals and organizations to ensure equitable values are recognized by all members of the organization. marketing and cash flow plan. There is an emphasis on justifying and funding capital projects. Denver. The course will review and address the fundamentals of commercial real estate investment. demographics. market influences. Sioux Falls GL835 Special Topics in Global Leadership This course covers advanced topics in global leadership. marketing trends. It will also address the concept of useful life of building and infrastructure systems and the process of managing their life cycles. Course topics will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of global leadership principles. values and ethics differ among Eastern. Denver. Sioux Falls Effective October 7. Students will develop an understanding of leadership strategies for global corporate executives to enhance their own characteristics and those of other leaders in organizations to achieve success. contracts and. legal issues and economic factors. Students will develop an understanding of the moral dilemmas and behavioral choices and challenges in melding these in organizations from around the world. The course culminates in the analysis of a property and development of a comprehensive operational. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus GL820 The Influence of Culture on Global Organizations Cultures. Sioux Falls GL825 Global Leadership and Trans-organizations Individuals and organizations strive for positions of leadership in domestic and international organizations. Sioux Falls GL830 Advanced Action Research This experience centers on guiding the participants through an advanced action research project in a domestic organization with international dealings or a foreign organization. Strategic designs are reviewed to ensure organization structures are understood and plans for change and implementation are developed to achieve optimum performance. Credits: 5 Prerequisites: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 5 Prerequisites: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Western and indigenous peoples. property portfolio management. 2012 Page 386 . Credits: 5 Prerequisites: None Availability: Colorado Springs. This plan addresses conducting business cross-culturally.

Denver North. HIS implementations. scenario building and other techniques. 2012 Page 387 . Sioux Falls GOVT201 American Government and Public Affairs This course provides the student with an overview of the framework and basic functions of the various branches of government. Credits: 5 Prerequisites: None Availability: Colorado Springs. and the file/data acquisition process. and implementation and database management systems (DBMS) with a focus on healthcare. Virtual Campus HCI310 DBMS for Healthcare This course introduces database design. Sioux Falls. etc. In addition. state. and fundamentals of IT project management and implementation techniques. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Denver North. Sioux Falls GL855 Futuring and Innovation for Global Leadership This course develops skills in futuring via Delphi. Students will develop the capacity for concurrent action and ‘birds-eye’ perspectives of ongoing organizational activity. the organizational structures in which they work. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. understanding these processes is extremely valuable. Virtual Campus HCI300 Introduction to Health Informatics This course will provide the fundamentals of Healthcare Informatics including the roles of healthcare information and management systems professionals. They will develop a socio-technology plan and will also look at formal models of innovation and diffusion of innovation. Students will learn basic. becoming involved in the World Futures Society and tech trending with leading electronics and aerospace companies. Sioux Falls. Topics of discussion will include current IT tools being used in the healthcare industry as well as emerging trends and the IT Future of healthcare and how to manage these within the healthcare environment. Students will talk with futurists and futures organizations.).GL850 Strategic Thinking in Global Organizations This course develops and expands students’ ability to think strategically within GL. the role of politics in democracy. logical database design. meaningful use. With the constraints on healthcare IT staff (ICD 10. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. and local governments. Denver. Students will also consider the similarities and differences between national.5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Pueblo. Credits: 4. conceptual. Denver. This will involve various typologies and methods of exploration and an examination of heuristics and biases. Denver. Pueblo. Credits: 5 Prerequisites: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Tools for optimizing electronic access and analysis of health information for improving outcomes of patient care will be emphasized. Denver. Future Search. Denver North. topics will include implementing these designs using a database management system and developing healthcare applications that access these databases. Denver. Sioux Falls. and the relationship of government and public policy. Databases in healthcare form an integral part of electronic health records (EHRs) and health information systems (HIS) as well as important tools for decision making.

Denver. Topics to be considered include: health care reform. and Warehouse metadata management.HCI380 Security of Electronic Health Information This course provides a survey of several Health Information Systems (HIS) for securing healthcare data. Pueblo. Sioux Falls. Pueblo. Storing health information in electronic form raises concerns about patient privacy and data security. retrieving health information and processing it in business intelligence formats. Virtual Campus HCM307 The Health Care Industry This course provides a comprehensive overview of the healthcare industry. physical modeling. right to life. termination of medical treatment. Virtual Campus HCI400 Health Analytics and Business Intelligence in Healthcare Students will understand how to provide historical. healthcare rationing. Denver North. Denver. concepts. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus HCM325 Policy and Ethical Issues in Healthcare Services This class surveys current issues facing healthcare managers and practitioners. the process of health policymaking and basic healthcare operations. and knowledge from the Health Informatics concentration is critically applied by completing an in-depth project focusing on a health analytics and business intelligence project that impacts the student’s own organization or in a desired area of study. These types of systems collect and store data then process it into information used by decision makers. dimensional modeling. 2012 Page 388 . right-to-die. This course’s focus will be on the conceptual foundations around utilizing health information system applications for securely storing. different management structures. Pueblo. students investigate the process of planning. building. euthanasia. Sioux Falls. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver North. Students examine various forms of graphical modeling methods. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. designing. In this course. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. populating. and maintaining a successful Data Warehouse (DW). entity relationship diagramming. patient advocacy and long term care issues. Sioux Falls. Denver. Denver North. including business modeling. Adequate protection of the confidentiality and integrity of patient information needs to be insured for HIPAA/HITECH & compliance while keeping the patient information readily available to authorized healthcare personnel. current and predictive views of business operations using Business Intelligence. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Kansas City Effective October 7. The content. The course gives the student the opportunity to perform a comprehensive analysis and study in a selected area of interest. Virtual Campus HCI490 Health Informatics Capstone The Capstone course demonstrates mastery and critical knowledge from the Health Informatics concentration. Students focus on the implementation of a Data Warehouse as an essential decision-support tool needed for healthcare. with an emphasis on the development of diversification of health care organizations.

social. The student will learn methods for collection of data. how to summarize and interpret information. confidentiality and informed consent. It will also emphasize the importance of sensitivity and competency in managing a diverse workforce. Emphasis in statistical applications on thinking about research issues in a statistically sound and practical fashion. and licensure of health professionals as well as unique ethical dilemmas in the healthcare field. students will explore the organizational structure of healthcare institutions and healthcare delivery. Students will relate statistical concepts to the operations of a healthcare organization. Ethical and Regulatory Issues in Healthcare This course is an introduction to legal. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus HCM400 Healthcare Management and Supervision Learners examine motivation theory and its application to group functioning in the work environment. physical and human resources. and constraints related to the health care provider/patient relationships. and healthcare management. and resource allocation. Denver. presentation of data. such as those related to patient privacy. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: HRMT210 or HRMT215 Availability: Kansas City Effective October 7. effective use of data. organizational culture. medical records. responsibilities. unique needs of specialized providers. Sioux Falls HCM337 Current Legal. how to collect data effectively. and verification of healthcare data. malpractice insurance. Topics include legal requirements. This course will emphasize planning in areas such as risk assessment. Students will learn to formulate and ask questions. and political factors in healthcare delivery. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: HCM307 Availability: Virtual Campus HCM387 Management Principles in Healthcare This course explores management issues in healthcare related to financial. Leadership styles related to particular circumstances are analyzed. 2012 Page 389 . information systems. including an overview of essential skill and knowledge requirements for cultural competency both as managers and as members of a healthcare organization. staffing requirements. Negotiation is covered through readings and in-class participation and includes an analysis on the effectiveness of negotiation on overall productivity. technology. ethical and regulatory standards governing healthcare organizations. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: HCM307 Availability: Virtual Campus HCM367 The Healthcare Organization In this course. This course will emphasize the interrelatedness of psychological. Denver North.HCM330 Healthcare Statistics and Research This course is a study of healthcare statistics. cultural. and how to understand the limitations in statistical inferences.

Emphasis is placed on the interface of ethics. Policy and Law in Healthcare Management This course examines key ethical. Topics covered include: fiscal planning and performance. privacy. Sioux Falls. Denver North. labor relations. medical records. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Denver. and financing. physical and emotional environments of healthcare organizations. Virtual Campus HCM631 Systems in Healthcare This course focuses on issues facing healthcare systems in a changing environment. Sioux Falls. home health agencies. Denver North. malpractice and professional liability. contracts. patient rights and responsibilities. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT201 Availability: Virtual Campus HCM415 Health Information Systems In this case-oriented course. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. students will apply management information system principles to healthcare management systems. Sioux Falls. Students will examine resource allocation. Denver North. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Kansas City HCM612 Managing the Healthcare Organization This course provides a general orientation to management practices in the healthcare field. patient consent. Pueblo. regulatory. budgeting. and law on medical negligence. medical records management.HCM410 Fiscal Management in Healthcare Services This course introduces concepts and techniques of managerial accounting for general health services managers. 2012 Page 390 . confidentiality. and hospitals are discussed. control and reporting. Financial management in long-term care facilities. The focus is on applying essential management concepts and processes to the unique social. and other current issues. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Denver. Pueblo. and legal issues related to healthcare management and delivery of healthcare services. Virtual Campus HCM621 Ethics. Pueblo. risk assessment. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Denver. policy.

Sioux Falls. social experiments and technologies that continue th to impact our lives. Denver North.” and America’s relationship with the world. The course requires the student to perform comprehensive research. Particular attention is paid to how the latter half of the 20 Century and the dawn of the new millennium both give us pause and inspire hope for the future. Virtual Campus HIS120 American Culture in Transition This course will focus on the relationships between our government and its citizenry. Denver. Sioux Falls. 2012 Page 391 . This course focuses on the key people. the political and cultural “isms. a maxim that strikes at the heart of our historical experience and how it affects current events. but also to appreciate alternative viewpoints and their impact or influence on contemporary American society. Particular attention is paid to the latter half of the 20 Century and the dawn of a new millennium in America – a time that that.HCM650 MBA Healthcare Management Capstone The MBA Healthcare Management Capstone uses the functional skills students have developed in previous core and concentration courses in this program – including healthcare. social experiments and technologies that continue th to impact our lives. Credits: 4.5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. The student will utilize research methodologies to prepare a formal research report. Pueblo. and business administration . Denver North. civil rights and social justice. cultural.to complete an in-depth project. through the lens of history. Virtual Campus HIST125 American Culture in Transition Today’s news is tomorrow’s history. business management. This course focuses on the key people. both gives us pause and inspires hope for the future. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: No longer offered Effective October 7. and the resulting social. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Denver. a maxim that strikes at the heart of our historical experience and how it affects current events. Covered subjects will include social movements and programs. economic and political issues within differing historical periods in 20th century America. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: No longer offered HIST101 st Modern American History: 1950 to the 21 Century Today’s news is tomorrow’s history. analysis. The end goal is to not only understand the significance of a historical event. and study on either a desired area of interest or a major business problem or issue that impacts the student’s own company or organization.

Denver North. Pueblo. the fall of the Islamic Empires. Emphasis is placed on driving political. beginning with an overview of the Renaissance and Reformation and concluding with an assessment of the contemporary legacy of the Cold War. Europe. Additionally. the expansion of Western Europe. Western Civilization is used as a timeline and a reference to the impact of non-Western cultures on Indo-European Civilization. Confucianism. It develops an appreciation for the variations in culture across the world’s regions and people. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. intellectual and technological forces are also explored as shapers of culture and values. It explores the rise of capitalism and the modern nation state. beliefs and values. Asia. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. events. Pueblo. Latin American Revolutions. HIST150 or HIST210 Availability: Kansas City HIST310 World History and Culture II This course presents an examination of world history from the 16th century to the present. trends and issues associated with the historical development of world civilization in the five centuries since the Middle-Ages. Christianity and Islam. the impact of industrialization. 2012 Page 392 . Denver. Topics include cultures and historical experiences representative of Africa. Driving political. situations. especially those that have influenced the development of the global marketplace. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ENG 112 or ENGL112 or ENGL126 or ENGL126-L or ENGL103. Denver North. the decolonization process. Western Civilization is used as a timeline and a reference for the historical events which shaped the modern world outside Indo-European civilization. Sioux Falls HIST250 World Cultures and Values This course helps the student to develop the global viewpoint appropriate for the business and technology leaders of the 21st Century. the Middle East. Kansas City. and the global conflicts of the 20th Century. climate.HIST150 World History Since 1500 This course introduces the student to most significant events. geography. especially those that have influenced the development of the global marketplace. Kansas City. These topics include the birth of western imperialism. intellectual and technological forces as shapers of culture and values. conflicts in the Middle East and other contemporary issues. advances in science and technology. Sioux Falls Effective October 7. Kansas City. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver. the African Kingdoms and the slave trade. Denver. Pueblo. it helps the student to develop a framework for understanding the elements and expressions of culture. and pre-Columbian America. personalities. and how culture shapes and is shaped by historical trends. Of particular interest is the evolution of world religions or philosophies that prevail and are still critical in the modern world: Hinduism. Denver North. Buddhism. and the collapse of traditional China. the Cold War. Judaism. Other topics include the rise of Japan in the New Imperialism and industrialization of the 19th Century. Sioux Falls HIST210 World History and Culture I HIST210 covers major cultures and civilizations of the world from ancient times to the birth of western imperialism in the 16th Century.

Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BIO121. Topics include organizations. HSS121 Availability: Denver. Students are introduced to disease. database concepts. Medicare. All Inclusive Rates. radiological information systems. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: None Availability: Virtual Campus HIT105 IT for Healthcare Professionals This course is an introduction to Information Technology (IT) for Healthcare Professionals. health care personnel. We will examine the future of IT in the health sciences by looking at Internet information. and inpatient reimbursement methods including Fee for Service. and the processes used to classify. Topics include operating systems.HIT100 Health Services and Organization This course provides an introduction into healthcare organizations. physician offices. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Denver. public health. Risk Assignment and outpatient reimbursement. finance. the Internet. Students are introduced to the various types of health delivery organizations including inpatient and outpatient facilities. Pueblo HIT115 Healthcare Management This course provides students with a general understanding of the management of healthcare organizations. coding. accreditation. 2012 Page 393 . Topics include introduction to classification systems. Denver North. managed care and nursing homes. ambulatory care programs. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Denver. BIO142. Denver North. Kansas City. ICD-9 coding. Pueblo Effective October 7. Students are introduced to the wide ranging types of health delivery organizations including hospitals. Pueblo HIT103 Introduction to Healthcare Delivery Systems This course provides an introduction into healthcare organizations. ethical and security issues. surgicenters and allied health providers. teamwork. diagnostic procedures. and categorize procedures. budgets. Management practices relating to performance. Special emphasis is placed on management within professional healthcare settings including hospitals and large clinic settings. Denver North. Legal and regulatory influences on the delivery of healthcare will be discussed. identify. diagnostic related groupings (DRGs). Credits: 4 Prerequisite: HIT101 Availability: Virtual Campus HIT120 Introduction to ICD-9 Classification and Reimbursement This course provides an introduction into the processes used in the health care industry for disease classifications and reimbursement. and coding and revenue cycles are discussed. Healthcare providers and the role on the delivery of healthcare will be identified. introduction to networking. and hospital information systems.

Students are introduced to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) processes and using CPT errata. Principles and guidelines for utilizing ICD-9-CM to code diagnoses and procedures in the hospital setting is introduced. In depth review is dedicated to complex ICD-9-CM coding as well as accurate assignment of all major coding systems (ICD-9-CM. nomenclatures and other terminologies. controlling and motivating are discussed. BIO 144. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: HIT120. The components of and security processes of an information management system will be identified. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Denver.HIT125 Introduction to Classification and Disease Coding This course provides an introduction to the use and application of medical classification systems. for-profit and non-profit organizations. including ICD-9-CM or current version (ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS). The elements used to create a health record. BIO161. large clinic settings. Students will practice code assignments using coding manuals and software tools in coding and sequencing diagnoses and procedures from various sources of healthcare documentation (i. Denver North. Topics include coding systems and traditional reimbursement methods. CPT and HCPCS). BIO122. inpatient. BIO 143. Special emphasis is placed on management within professional healthcare settings including hospitals. outpatient. Management practices relating to organizational planning. organizing. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: HIT125 Availability: Virtual Campus HIT140 Healthcare Management This course provides an introduction to the management of healthcare organizations. Pueblo HIT145 Health Data Management This course focuses on the structure and content of health data used in the management of health information. Denver North. Students will assign codes manually and through the use of an encoder. BIO162 Availability: Virtual Campus HIT130 Introduction to CPT Coding/Billing This course introduces students to coding and billing for medical insurance. HSS121 Availability: Denver. 2012 Page 394 . Students will utilize a variety of applications through available technology to facilitate the use of health information. Kansas City. coding conventions and principles. the collection of data and the organization of health data for a variety of purposes will be identified. Pueblo HIT135 Introduction to CPT Coding/Billing This course builds on skills learned in HIT 120 of clinical classification systems and is expanded through the study of the principles of Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) . Credits: 4 Prerequisite: HSS121. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: HIT125 Availability: Virtual Campus Effective October 7. physician office records). Coding skills will be enhanced with a variety of health records. Emphasis is placed on ICD 9-CM official coding guidelines.e.

Credits: 4 Prerequisite: HIT145 Availability: Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Students are introduced to the skills.H. competition. government intervention and aggregate supply and demand. The student will apply prior learning to address more complex case scenarios Credits: 4 Prerequisite: HIT135 Availability: Virtual Campus HIT251 Electronic Health Records I The course will focus on the electronic health record (E. confidentiality and security. functionality. concepts.H. Kansas City. organizations. The student will apply coding conventions and general guidelines to assign ICD-9-CM/ICD-10. monopoly.) and health care information systems. relate the effect of coding on reimbursement. and knowledge needed to provide and maintain high quality customer service in an IT system support organization. The necessity of proper coding and sequencing according to government and third party regulations will be emphasized. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: HIT100. CPT and HCPCS codes to complex case studies using simulated medical records. in the healthcare environment. Denver North. Reimbursement methods and procedures for inpatient and outpatient facilities will be addressed. supply and demand. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: HIT100 Availability: Denver. Pueblo HIT245 Advanced Coding This course is an advanced study of coding and billing practices.HIT201 Healthcare Reimbursement This course is designed to be a comprehensive overview of healthcare reimbursement.R. benefits. Pueblo HIT233 Fundamentals of Health Technology Systems This course introduces system support operational practices and theory as used in large enterprises. 2012 Page 395 . The student will apply billing and reimbursement procedures specific to a variety of payer sources. Topics include market conditions. forces and market conditions impact healthcare providers. standards. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: HIT145 Availability: Virtual Campus HIT210 Healthcare Economics This course provides an introduction to the economic forces facing the healthcare industry on a micro-economic level. Denver.R. The student will cover the definition. Students learn how economic principles. Denver North. and patients. HIT105 Availability. and impact of the E. consumer demand. and study the financial implications of reimbursement on the healthcare organization.

Credits: 4 Prerequisite: HIT115 Availability: Virtual Campus HIT262 Healthcare Legal Concepts This course provides an introduction into the legal forces facing the healthcare practitioner and organizations. Students will relate statistical concepts to the operations of a healthcare organization. effective use of data. Students will be expected to design policies relevant to legal issues affecting the practice of the health information technician. CPT and HCPCS codes and apply the correct reimbursement methodology. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus HIT280 Healthcare Statistics and Research This course is a study of healthcare statistics. and ethical standards. Part 1 of 2. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: HIT251 Availability: Virtual Campus HIT261 Healthcare Legal Concepts This course provides an introduction into the legal forces facing the healthcare practitioner and organizations. liability. Students identify laws specific to healthcare organizations.HIT252 Electronic Health Records II This course will expand on HIT251. and verification of healthcare data. Students identify laws specific to healthcare organizations. Students will be tasked with managing and utilizing data found through various health information sources. The student will practice coding complex cases by applying the correct coding conventions and guidelines to assign ICD-9-CM. medical records. liability. It emphasizes the management and processing of health information. The student will learn methods for collection of data. This course introduces the learner to the basics of statistical computation. The student will learn how and why statistics are calculated and uses of the statistical data. presentation of data. health record communication. The student will utilize the virtual lab to demonstrate an understanding of coding and billing processes used by the health information technician. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: HIT245. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: IT254 Availability: Virtual Campus HIT297B Virtual Practicum I This course is a culmination of the studies of the student designed to prepare the student for practice as a health information technician. This course is designed for health information practitioners to understand the concepts of healthcare statistics and know how they are generated. security and storage. medical records. 2012 Page 396 . HIT252 Availability: Virtual Campus Effective October 7. and ethical standards.

and organizational responses to natural. and human resources. This is the process an organization uses to determine its direction. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: CJUS253 Availability: Virtual Campus HLS200 Introduction to Homeland Security Strategy This course is designed to introduce the student to Homeland Security and Emergency Management Strategy. The student will practice coding complex cases by applying the correct coding conventions and guidelines to assign ICD-9-CM. technology. accidental. Students will be tasked with managing and utilizing data found through various health information sources. Students will learn the ideologies of many of the terrorist organizations that have impacted the United States and other nations. types and history of hazards. including capital. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: CJUS253 Availability: Virtual Campus HLS120 Introduction to Emergency Management This course is designed to give the student an introduction to emergency management – an all-hazards approach: definitions of important terms. and make decisions to pursue this direction. The student will utilize the virtual lab to demonstrate an understanding of coding and billing processes used by the health information technician. and recovery. mitigation. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: HIT27A or HIT297B Availability: Virtual Campus HIT298 Preparing for a Career in the Medical Billing and Coding Profession This course provides students with a general overview of professional concepts and skills that can be found on a national certification exam. Ideologies and Goals This course is designed to introduce the student to the study and history of terrorism. Students will also gain an understanding of the motivations and goals of many terrorist organizations. Part 2 of 2.HIT297C Virtual Practicum II This course is a culmination of the studies of the student designed to prepare the student for practice as a health information technician. Students will be introduced to the concepts of preparedness. CPT and HCPCS codes and apply the correct reimbursement methodology. response. and man-made hazards. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: HLS110 Availability: Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Resume writing and career search methods are also discussed. 2012 Page 397 . Students will be introduced to resource allocation. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus HLS110 Terrorism: Origins.

Credits: 4 Prerequisites: HLS120 Availability: Virtual Campus HLS310 Comparative Approaches to Event Management This course introduces the student to the role of Emergency Management in dealing with both natural disasters and man-made attacks.HLS210 Introduction to Homeland Security and Emergency Management Technologies and Applications This course introduces the student to the technology and systems utilized by Homeland Security and Emergency Management organizations. the student will learn how to identify the different sectors of critical infrastructure. In this course. The student will also be introduced to strategies utilized to protect various key assets. one of the core functions of Homeland Security. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: HLS110 Availability: Virtual Campus HLS305 Understanding Critical Infrastructures This course introduces the student to the protection of critical infrastructures. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: HLS110 Availability: Virtual Campus HLS300 HR and Administrative Issues in Homeland Security and Emergency Management This course introduces the student to the many human resource and administrative issues as they relate to Homeland Security and Emergency Management. and the challenges faced by each type. 2012 Page 398 . as well as how diversity impacts how homeland security and emergency management personnel do their jobs. Students will also consider the implications for strategic planning presented by both natural disasters and manmade attacks. the student will learn the similarities and differences in dealing with different types of catastrophes. and local agencies all play a role in Homeland Security and Emergency Management. The student will learn about diversity in the Homeland Security workplace. This course also looks at how terrorist organizations have and do use technology to their benefit. and the assets within various sectors that must be protected. Students will also develop their leadership skills. Federal. and this course helps the student to understand how the various agencies interact with each other and work together to protect this nation from all types of hazards and threats. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: HLS200 Availability: Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: HLS120 Availability: Virtual Campus HLS315 Interagency Relationships in Homeland Security This course is designed to introduce the student to the nature of the relationships that exist between the various agencies involved in Homeland Security and Emergency Management. a vital component to successful communication and coordination with other agencies. state. In this course.

to exchange data. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: HLS200 Availability: Virtual Campus HLS325 Research Methodology and Policy Analysis Understanding the role of research and policy analysis in homeland security and emergency management is incredibly critical. and to use that information effectively. developing and constructing a research plan. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: HLS200 Availability: Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Also. and the intelligence community. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: HLS210 Availability: Virtual Campus HLS350 Introduction to Intelligence This course introduces the student to the principles of intelligence. The student will also develop a strategic plan for a private agency. This course is designed to reflect the most current state of discourse on topics relating to Homeland Security and Emergency Management. including collaboration between public and private agencies. program evaluation. data interpretation. which addresses the ability of diverse agencies and jurisdictions to communicate. and policy analysis.HLS320 Private Sector Role in Homeland Security This course introduces the student to the role of the private sector in Homeland Security and Emergency Management. This course will assess the homeland security and emergency management system including research theory. and evaluating the results of said research in the context of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. this course introduces the student to the concept of interoperability. the intelligence cycles. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: CJUS343 and MAT306 or MATH305 Availability: Virtual Campus HLS330 Advanced Application of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Technologies This course takes a practical look at the limitations presented by current technology. 2012 Page 399 . This course is designed to give the student a fundamental understanding of statistical analysis. Students will learn and demonstrate knowledge of research methodology within the homeland security and emergency management system and become familiar with the range and scope of quantitative and qualitative tools available to the criminal justice researcher. The student will learn about the functions of private organizations involved in Homeland Security and Emergency Management. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: HLS210 Availability: Virtual Campus HLS340 Emergent Topics in Homeland Security and Emergency Management This course introduces the student to topics on the forefront of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. the different intelligence disciplines. inquiry structure. and modes of observation.

Credits: 4 Prerequisites: Upper Division Status Availability: Virtual Campus Effective October 7. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: PSY105 or PSYC120. Students will also be introduced to counterintelligence operations and techniques. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: CJUS375 Availability: Virtual Campus HLS410 The Psychology of Fear Management and Terrorism This course looks at the motivations of terrorist groups. Students will be introduced to the “how-to” aspects of planning. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: Upper Division Status Availability: Virtual Campus HLS450 Local Emergency Management and Civil Preparedness This course develops the student’s knowledge in the area of local emergency management. Upper Division Status Availability: Virtual Campus HLS430 Planning for Homeland Security and Emergency Management This course is designed to introduce the student to the planning process for Homeland Security and Emergency Management. The student will develop strategies to implement at the local level to enhance civil preparedness. Students will also learn the history and evolution of counterintelligence in the United States. and the psychological impact of terrorist attacks. such as communication and coordination. and the public’s involvement in homeland security. The student will evaluate homeland security policies in terms of their effects on civil liberties.HLS360 Counterintelligence This course introduces students to counterintelligence concepts. building on the concepts learned in HLS200. taking a more in-depth look at the strategic planning process. It will aid the student in understanding the role of government and the media in shaping the public perception of. Introduction to Homeland Security Strategy. concepts. and functions. Students will learn of the challenges faced by local agencies. Upper Division Status Availability: Virtual Campus HLS420 Strategic Planning and Budgeting for Homeland Security and Emergency Management This course further develops the student’s knowledge base for strategic planning and budgeting. and response to. 2012 Page 400 . Credits: 4 Prerequisites: HLS200. missions. such as counterintelligence basic principles. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: HLS350 Availability: Virtual Campus HLS400 Constitutional Law and Public Policy Analysis In this course the student will discuss and analyze concepts of Constitutional Law and Public Policy as they apply to Homeland Security. terrorist events.

response. civil liberties and security. strategic planning. network leadership. 2012 Page 401 . conventional and unconventional threats. technology and strategic communications.HLS460 Advanced Application of Intelligence in Homeland Security This course looks at the relationship between local law enforcement and the intelligence community. intelligence and information. terrorism. At the completion of the course. fear management. lessons learned from other nations. analyze and communicate about homeland security. and to assess knowledge in critical homeland security knowledge domains. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: HLS305. history. and how to formulate strategies that allocate resources in the most efficient and effective manner. such as: intelligence. mitigation. homeland security technology. Upper Division Status Availability: Virtual Campus HLS480 Knowledge Into Practice: Communications and Emergency Planning This course integrates many of the primary areas of focus in Homeland Security and Emergency Management. their weaknesses. and apply those tools to any critical infrastructure to reduce the risk associated with future terrorist attacks. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. crisis communication. The student will develop an emergency plan in one of the four primary areas of preparedness. and it discusses policing and actionable intelligence. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. The aim of this course is to show how to analyze critical infrastructure systems. weapons of mass destruction. students will be able to understand the value of various risk tools. These domains include strategy. It has two central objectives: to expand the way participants think. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: Upper Division Status Availability: Virtual Campus HLS600 Homeland Security Fundamentals This course provides an overview of the essential ideas that constitute the emerging discipline of homeland security. research and analysis. or recovery. and analytics. It introduces the student to state and local intelligence activities. critical infrastructure. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: Upper Division Status Availability: Virtual Campus HLS470 Evaluating Risk in Critical Infrastructure This course introduces students to the fundamentals of risk assessment.

and intelligence support to homeland defense/security and national decision-making. recruit or commit their acts of violence. and surveillance technologies. has a political purpose or effect. It considers those who act as individuals. Course emphasis will be on issues affecting policy. the role of the media. In every instance. intelligence community and its role in homeland security and homeland defense. such as: Information Assurance. data and sensor interoperability. its focus is on violent. clandestine activity that. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs.HLS610 Dynamics of Terrorism The purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to the operational and organizational dynamics of terrorism. students should be able to design effective measures for countering and responding to terrorism based on an understanding of its organizational and operational dynamics. This knowledge will facilitate HLS professionals to become more effective technology consumers and help them to recognize opportunities where the application of technology solutions can provide a strategic advantage. in small groups or in large organizations. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. and recover from terrorist and natural-born incidents. and technology implementation and acceptance. The course also looks briefly at sabotage. It also considers indigenous actors as well as those who come to the United States to raise money. and implement technology to better strengthen capability-specific national priorities. information sharing and knowledge management systems. voice. detection. The 2004 Intelligence Reform and Prevention of Terrorism Act is addressed and the course is shaped to focus on homeland intelligence support issues at the State/Local/Tribal levels. The course addresses such specific topics as suicide terrorism. Homeland Security (HLS) professionals and the agencies they lead are more dependent than ever on technology and information-sharing to strengthen national preparedness. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. This course examines key questions and issues facing the U. Virtual Campus HLS620 Technology Solutions for HLS In today’s Information Age. innovation and technology acquisition. and communication systems. Students explore and analyze management challenges currently facing HLS professionals. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. and ways of measuring the effect of counterterrorism policies and strategies. select. 2012 Page 402 . The need to share information through the use of interoperable technologies and to collect and synthesize data in real time has become critical to our national security. the decline of terrorism. Course reference materials will provide an overview of diverse intelligence disciplines and how the intelligence community operates. It also provides an in-depth understanding of: inspection. respond to.S. whatever its motivation. The ultimate objective of the course is to enable HLS professionals to effectively evaluate. Virtual Campus HLS630 Organizational and Policy Challenges The War on Terror has focused the nation's attention on homeland security. organizational and substantive issues regarding homeland intelligence support. By the end of the course. Students will have the opportunity to fully address policy. This course provides HLS professionals with the requisite knowledge to be able to leverage technology to prevent. protect against. oversight.

Virtual Campus HLS660 Psychology of Fear Management This course serves as an introduction for homeland security professionals to terrorism as a psychological phenomenon. misconceptions and inaccuracies about the socio-political and religious motivations of terrorist groups. and derive optimal strategies and draft policies for prevention of future terrorist attacks or natural disasters. tools. conceptual and intellectual underpinnings and implications of the homeland security project. Virtual Campus Effective October 7. The sectors are studied in detail in order to learn how they are structured. We then investigate measures. Looking at a wide range of topics and problems. Emergency Services. HSPD-7 lists the following critical infrastructure and key resource sectors: Agriculture and Food. Materials and Waste. its definition and application to critical infrastructures as it relates to the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP). Postal and Shipping. Commercial Facilities. and how to identify specific vulnerabilities inherent to each sector and its components. Government Facilities. Energy. This course provides a broad overview of psychological effects of terrorism. the course seeks to equip participants with a deeper understanding of the prevailing discourse and its impact on the homeland security project. the status of and fallacies related to the interventions applied to victims of terrorism and the generalized fear and anxiety experienced by the public at large. 2012 Page 403 . the course seeks to stimulate a comprehensive discussion of how homeland security professionals and the general public think about homeland security. Communications. Nuclear Reactors. The course begins with an overview of risk. Virtual Campus HLS650 Homeland Security and Government The purpose of this course is to provide participants with an insight into the structural. Chemical. how regulatory policy influences protection strategies. psychological phenomena related to media coverage of terrorism. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Information Technology. The course develops a network theory of vulnerability analysis and risk assessment called Model-Based Risk Assessment (MBRA) used to extract the critical nodes from each sector. and techniques for CIP assessment. whether/why there may be significant differences in professional and public perceptions of homeland security. and how those differences constrain/leverage various elements of the homeland security effort. Public Health and Healthcare. Transportation Systems. Dams. By incorporating a selection of key texts in Western political and social thought alongside current topical writings. students will be able to apply CIP techniques (MBRA and others) to any critical infrastructure within their multi-jurisdictional region. model the nodes' vulnerabilities by representing them in the form of a fault-tree. "profiling" and the typical psychological and cultural makeup of modern terrorists. Defense Industrial Base.HLS640 Vulnerability Analysis and Protection Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) is one of the cornerstones of homeland security. current government strategies used to disseminate information to terrorist groups. National Monuments and Icons. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Banking and Finance. At the completion of the course. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Government agencies involved in homeland security need to understand the psychological consequences of mass-casualty terrorist attacks and other disasters. and then applying fault and financial risk reduction techniques to derive the optimal strategy for protection of each sector. and Water. and the social and cultural psychology of public conceptions of terrorists and acts of terror.

national. where many interagency and inter-organizations must work together to respond to crisis. In the case of Homeland Security. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. policy. communities. Denver. and planning. Denver. state. and communication problems involving case studies and simulations will be used to create an active learning involvement. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: HLS600 Availability: Colorado Springs. communicating across organizations. Denver North. Unique planning.HLS685 Homeland Security Capstone The Homeland Security Capstone is designed to integrate and synthesize all coursework in the MSM-HLS program and related areas. Students will be expected to build and develop their leadership skills necessary for working within and between Network Organizations while examining various methods used for operating within a parent organization as well as cooperatively with outside Homeland Security partners. The problems of working with diverse organizational cultures. critical infrastructure protection. and social groups including rural versus urban and metropolitan cultures will be addressed. allowing students to incorporate knowledge and experience as they apply ethical principles in developing effective strategies to confront issues facing practitioners within the realm of homeland security. intervention. allowing the student to demonstrate the professional competencies associated with a broad conceptual and practical understanding of the homeland security field. This team-taught class uses a diverse cohort across representative organizations. municipal. enabling knowledge sharing and complex problem solving. Students will evaluate case studies and other materials to demonstrate written competency in the areas of research. Network organizations have been growing in the modern world because traditional organizations cannot respond to the complexity and speed of change facing today’s organization. law. Sioux Falls HLS825 Network Organizations and Other Large Scale Intervention Network Organizations are developing quickly throughout the world and are becoming increasingly important in how work gets accomplished. Virtual Campus HLS820 Contemporary Issues in Homeland Security Using large scale systems thinking this course will explore the current reality of HLS challenges that embraces tribal. 2012 Page 404 . and private efforts. Denver. understanding Network Organizations and how to work between and with them is no longer a nicety but is absolutely essential. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Sioux Falls Effective October 7. The role is to create practitioners who not only create theory in HLS but understand the immediate application of large scale change techniques to complex crises that have no clear solutions and span numerous organizations.

and political science) and requires students to do a project with a client organization engaged in Homeland Security. becoming involved in the World Futures Society and tech trending with leading electronics and aerospace companies. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Future Search. and developing human resources. Additionally. Denver. Students will develop the capacity for concurrent action and ‘birds-eye’ perspectives of ongoing organizational activity. organize at the point of crisis for the short run. Students will talk with futurists and futures organizations. The primary focus of the course is on communication and the importance of a detailed trans-organizational operations plan that has been shared and collaboratively developed before the crisis happens. and satisfaction. economics. This will involve various typologies and methods of exploration and an examination of heuristics and biases. anthropology. Sioux Falls HRM210 Introductory Human Resource Management This course focuses on acquiring. A good operations plan and subsequent training is critical for timely response during an actual crisis. scenario building and other techniques. manage the initial response. It is an overview of such common personnel management issues as recruitment. psychology. Denver. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus Effective October 7. and establish critical on-the-spot contingencies as the crisis unfolds. Sioux Falls HLS855 Futuring and Innovation in HLS This course develops skills in futuring via Delphi. students will analyze multiple cases from diverse perspectives. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. They will develop a socio-technology plan for the future of their division of HLS and will also look at formal models of innovation and diffusion of innovation. The course utilizes an intentional interdisciplinary focus (sociology. Denver. The course will also address how to: effectively respond to a crisis as it erupts. Sioux Falls HLS835 Crisis Planning & Operations Management The course will explore how trans-organizational policy is formed and created. compensation. Using the case study method. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Sioux Falls HLS850 Strategic Thinking for HLS Develops and expands students’ ability to think strategically within the discipline of HLS. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. productivity. ethical issues. and equal employment opportunity will be discussed.HLS830 Policy & Governance in Trans-Organizational Collaboration for HLS The purpose of this course is to understand field operations and integrating trans-organizational operations planning and execution. employee diversity. selection. Denver. utilizing. 2012 Page 405 .

It includes several aspects of human resource administration such as selection. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus HRM350 Workforce Effectiveness This course covers a variety of areas related to creating an effective workplace. team building and conflict resolution skills will be covered in this course. The role of managing and enhancing the productivity and potential of the human resources of the business organization is the primary focus of the course. students will explore the legal regulations that affect human resource management. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: HRM335 Availability: Virtual Campus HRM445 Organizational Change This course presents both conceptual and experiential approaches to the topic of organizational change and organization development. Students will learn how to prevent legal problems and handle issues as they arise. 2012 Page 406 . They will explore the opportunities and challenges that arise from a diverse workforce. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus HRM355 Labor Relations This course covers the role of labor relations in human resource management. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus HRM335 Legal Issues in HRM In this course. training. Labor and management will be discussed from both the union and non-union perspectives.HRM315 Managing Human Resources This course discusses the principles. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus HRM345 Building Effective Teams In this course students will explore two of the characteristics of the modern work environment: diversity and teams. policies. and practices of human resource management. development. and appraisal. The process of change is a common occurrence in today's business organizations. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus Effective October 7. In addition. This course also emphasizes a systems approach to the workplace environment and explores the human/machine design interface in order to create effective working conditions. Special emphasis is placed on developing interpersonal skills in order to analyze situations.

It is an overview of personnel activities including job analysis. documentation and employee orientation. Kansas City. recruiting. 2012 Page 407 . Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus Effective October 7. It is an overview of human resource activities including job analysis. Virtual Campus HRMT220 Staffing the Organization This course examines the legal. and training needs of managers and employees to provide and receive performance feedback. determining how to “fit” in the organization. employee diversity and equal employment opportunity will be discussed. Sioux Falls HRMT310 Human Resource Management This course focuses on acquiring. and strategic issues related to hiring. Topics to be considered include: recruitment resources. performance appraisals. Sioux Falls. selection. utilizing. the linkage between compensation and benefits. employee diversity. labor relations. Denver.HRMT215 Management of Human Resources This course examines the role and function of the Human Resource Department in the organization. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Denver. Kansas City. Denver North. methods for conducting performance appraisals. performance appraisals. flexible work schedules. virtual employees. Students will explore approaches to compensation. the legal issues impacting performance. selection. selecting and staffing the organization. recruitment. evaluating and developing human resources. technological. including the role of performance appraisals. reference checks. compensation. Consideration will be given to challenges that impact compensation and benefit decisions such as global corporations. internal consistency in both compensation and benefits. international employees and contingent employees. Sioux Falls HRMT325 Compensation and Benefits This course reviews the design and management of compensation strategies. Denver North. Denver North. Denver North. and career development. recruiting. employment tests. Sioux Falls HRMT300 Managing Employee Performance This course examines the nature of performance management. organization development and equal employment opportunity will be discussed. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Denver. the role of compensation in competitive advantage. and career development. Additionally. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Denver. performance measurement. interview strategies and preparation of interview questions. legislation that affects hiring. compensation. traditional versus contemporary practices and the impact of legal mandates on compensation and benefits practices. Additionally. Pueblo.

Sioux Falls. conducting needs assessment. traditional and contemporary instructional methods. COBRA. including return on investment. the grievance system. Fair Labor Standards Act. 2012 Page 408 . arbitration and mediation. Kansas City. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course HRMT410 Training and Employee Development The course emphasizes the role of training and employee development as a strategic aspect of organizational performance. An effective compensation system enables the organization to achieve organizational goals. Topics covered include linking training and employee development to organizational strategy. Denver North. Sioux Falls HRMT420 Managing Labor-Management Relations This course explores labor-management relations from union and non-union perspectives. collective bargaining. including distance learning. and motivate employees. Sioux Falls Effective October 7. This course is designed to provide a working knowledge and a general understanding of compensation and benefits. NLR. the negotiation process. The course concludes with a discussion of the future of unions and labor relations in the United States. Denver North. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. development of labor laws. diversity. Sioux Falls HRMT399 Special Topics in Human Resource Management This course addresses issues of current interest in human resource management. The student learns proper procedures to prevent legal problems including issues concerning unions. counseling. Denver. These skills are essential for contemporary managers. improve productivity. Issues discussed are history of unions in the United States. and employee relations councils.HRMT330 HRM Legal Environment The following legal regulations are discussed: EEOC. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Denver. grievances. documentation and termination. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Denver. designing and evaluating training and development programs. Denver North. Kansas City. Virtual Campus HRMT415 Compensation and Benefits Compensation plays a critical role in modern organizations. Denver North. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Denver. The course also provides students with the opportunity to develop training designs from needs assessment to evaluation. ADA and FLMA. and using information technology to track and implement training and development programs. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs.

The ideal project would involve a work-related issue for an organizational partner that satisfies an actual need. Issues researched and analyzed in this course: benefits of a diverse workforce for corporate America. skills principles and practices learned from experiences in each of the HRMT courses. Students study organizational development models to apply the change process. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Sioux Falls. Denver North. Virtual Campus HRMT485 Human Resources Capstone This course provides the opportunity to demonstrate knowledge. 2012 Page 409 . envisioning the future and implementing change programs. Denver North. practices and implications of the organizational change process.HRMT430 Managing Diversity Increasing diversity in the United States work force raises the importance of learning. articulating choices. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. and assessing organizational culture. understanding and managing personnel of various backgrounds. Pueblo. The major objective of this course is to equip managers and HR professional with the skills and knowledge needed to address the continuous changes in the organization. educating the organization on issues related to a diverse workforce. Kansas City. scholarly research focusing on a specific question that synthesizes knowledge from and is relevant to the principles and practices of HR. increasing. The Capstone is applied. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver. improving and enhancing participation and productivity in the work force. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course HRMT499 Special Topics in Human Resource Management This course addresses issues of current interest in human resource management. stages. Sioux Falls HRMT440 Managing Organizational Change This course focuses on the theories. Denver. Pueblo. Sioux Falls HRMT495 Advanced Research and Study in Human Resource Management This course addresses issues of current interest in human resource management. Some topics discussed include preparing to manage change. Kansas City. Denver North. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Senior Standing/Last Elective/Last Course Availability: Denver. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course Effective October 7.

grievance process and diversity. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course Effective October 7. Virtual Campus HRMT655 Managing Organizational Development and Change Change management and developing the organization is a topic for all managers. Denver North. Denver. Denver. Denver North. Sioux Falls. Virtual Campus HRMT699 Special Topics in Human Resource Management This course addresses issues of current interest in human resource management. Sioux Falls. It also reviews the ramifications of current laws. labor downsizing. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Denver. and various aspects of organizational behavior that influence operational policy. 2012 Page 410 . the conflicts around decision making styles. This course provides the foundation for managers and human resource professionals to address organizational change. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. ethical considerations. Virtual Campus HRMT645 Operational Human Resource Management This course examines the importance of developing effective operational policies and the role of organizational decision-making in that process. Sioux Falls. evaluating and integrating the human capital management model. Sioux Falls. Denver North. Pueblo. Denver North. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs.HRMT620 Strategic Human Capital Management Human capital management creates a paradigm to strategically look at people as the most valuable asset. international aspects. health care coordinated services. HRM policies and procedures from a process consultation perspective. Denver. the student will also be able to apply these approaches both domestically and globally. negotiation. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Virtual Campus HRMT650 Current Legal Issues in Human Resource Management This course provides knowledge of current personnel legal issues impacting the design and development of Human Resource Policy and the impact of these laws on the organization’s bottom line. This course provides a framework for students to integrate human capital management as part of the overall business strategy. Emphasis is on affirmative action. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. By understanding.

Sioux Falls HSA481 Externship/Project I This course provides an opportunity for the student to apply learned concepts directly in a healthcare setting with a preceptor/mentor. cost and benefit analysis. This course includes examination of: mission statements. Kansas City. During this phase of the externship. Kansas City. home health agencies and hospitals is discussed. The student will be expected to make a written and/or oral presentation during this course. Denver North. cost. Sioux Falls Effective October 7. budget control and reporting. healthcare providers. access and use of services. the student will identify a project for planned implementation through the next phase of the externship. the role of values and ethics. economics and financing of health care. The economic principles and market conditions impacting health services will be discussed. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Denver. revenue. The role of quality and future directions in health care also will be examined. 2012 Page 411 . fiscal planning and forecasting. The student will be expected to make a written and/or oral presentation during this course. Denver North. Denver North. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Denver. Sioux Falls HSA320 Administration in Healthcare Services The emphasis in this class is on the organization and administration of health services. and insurance. delivery models. risk. Denver North. assessment and assurance of quality. organizational goals and objectives. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Denver. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Denver. Sioux Falls HSA350 Healthcare Systems This course focuses on health care delivery system topics including the history of health care systems. resource. Kansas City. Sioux Falls HSA410 Fiscal Management in Healthcare This course introduces concepts and techniques of managerial accounting for generalist health services managers. Kansas City. system organization. Kansas City. The student will observe healthcare operations and participate as a member of the healthcare management team. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Denver. Denver North. Financial management in long-term care facilities. The student will identify various forces influencing the economics of healthcare including but not limited to competition.HSA310 Economics of Healthcare This course presents an introduction to the economics of healthcare. Topics covered include: fiscal management and performance.

Virtual Campus HSS134 Medical Law and Ethics Medical law and ethics are studied so that the student is aware of the basic legal relationship between the physician and the patient. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Students are introduced to the various types of health delivery organizations. Students will need to learn various parts of a term including prefixes. Sioux Falls. patient reception. Denver. education. roots. At the completion of the internship. Denver North. Sioux Falls and Virtual Campus HSS121 Medical Terminology This course is designed for students who need to know the language of health care. During this course. equipment and supply inventory. Sioux Falls Effective October 7. insurance verifications. Kansas City. supervision and training of personnel. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: HSA481 Availability: Denver. the student will be expected to present the project to the organization and school in written and/or oral presentations. The purpose of the course is to help the student to succeed by familiarizing them with how medical words are formed and by providing a systematic learning structure. Kansas City. Legal and regulatory influences on the delivery of healthcare will be discussed. and processing. Pueblo. Pueblo. An understanding of regulatory requirements affecting healthcare organizations is applied. Denver North. 2012 Page 412 . This course introduces students to communication and interpersonal skills. Pueblo.HSA482 Externship/Project II This course is the second quarter of an internship requirement for the Health Services Administration or Healthcare Management programs. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs. The student is expected to implement the project identified in HSA481. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Denver. Denver North. Virtual Campus HSS110 Concepts in Healthcare Organizations This course examines the principles of financial and practice management and administrative medical office administration. the student should participate in governance and operations of a healthcare organization. and financed. suffixes and combining forms as used in the study of the human body. Denver. managed. Healthcare providers and the role on the delivery of healthcare will be identified. and accounts payable and receivable. Denver. Denver North. Basic concepts and current issues will be discussed to provide understanding of how these systems are organized. Sioux Falls. Sioux Falls HSS103 Introduction to Healthcare Delivery Systems This course provides an introduction into the complex healthcare organizations within the United States. and the nature of the allied health professional’s responsibility in regard to those relationships. Denver North. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Kansas City.

electronic health records. and external forces. the physician-patient relationship. electronic health records) and systems are introduced. The simulations provide the opportunity for students to demonstrate the daily operations pertinent in ambulatory care management. Practical applications (e. 2012 Page 413 . Pueblo HSS260 Healthcare Legal Concepts This course provides an introduction into the legal forces facing the health care practitioner and organizations. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: None Availability: Colorado Springs. and health information management. Denver North. risk management activities. Factors affecting performance of a healthcare organization will be identified such as human factors. The student will be introduced to the role of the governing body. and individual healthcare providers/employees in analyzing and implementing performance improvement processes. hospital admission and discharge. statutes and court decisions impact health care providers. Denver North. A special concentration is placed on provisions of federal mandates of the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA). consent. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Denver. Topics include introduction to legal systems. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: None Availability: Virtual Campus HSS210 Fundamentals of Reimbursement in Healthcare The course provides students with an overview of healthcare reimbursement.HSS205 Technological Applications in Healthcare Organizations This course provides the student with an introduction to the components of health record content within various health care settings. Pueblo Effective October 7. physician responsibilities and peer review mechanisms. Virtual Campus HSS250 Principles of Quality Improvement This course will study the concepts related to performance improvement within the healthcare organization including but not limited to quality of care and customer satisfaction. regulations.g. Denver. Denver North. organizations. liability. antitrust law. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Denver. Sioux Falls. Virtual Campus HSS215 Software Applications in Healthcare This course provides the student with an introduction to software applications used in the administrative side of a healthcare environment. Denver. regulatory agencies. Students learn how common law. processes and methods that are involved with healthcare reimbursement and how they impact one another. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: None Availability: Colorado Springs. Sioux Falls. Denver North. Students will examine finance. Particular attention is given to the structure and use of health care data and how these relate to primary and secondary medical record systems. medical records. including the physician office and hospital sides of healthcare. organizations and patients. management.

Denver. and rights. The role of quality and future directions in healthcare also will be examined. healthcare providers. Topics include contracts. 2012 Page 414 . economics and financing of health care. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Kansas City. assessment and assurance of quality. Virtual Campus HSS300 Healthcare Law and Regulations This course presents an overview of the legal system. The economic principles and market conditions impacting health services will be discussed. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: Completion of core courses in ASHAS or lower level for BSHCM Availability: Colorado Springs. organizational goals and objectives. including legal principles. Credits: 4 Pr