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asked to “demonstrate by implementation” the mastery of many dimensions of their education including innovation, entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, management, teamwork and timely execution of the project plan. (3 s.h.)

MAT 270 Statistical & Mathematical Functions This course is an overview to statistics, which includes an introduction of algebra and mathematical functions including exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions. (3 s.h.)

BUS 445 Project Management Capstone This course emphasizes the Industry Standard for Project Management as defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and in support of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). This course enables the students to apply all of the concepts, tools and techniques, models and philosophies learned in the DCP Project Management Program and incorporate them into an overall project plan utilizing the PMBOK as the standard. The students will use this standard and apply it to a project relevant to their professional or personal lives. This Project Plan will be a great addition to their professional portfolio as well. This course also provides an overview of the basic knowledge needed for becoming a Project Management Professional (PMP), which is the professional certification in Project Management. Prerequisite: all core courses. (3 s.h.)

THE 376 Faith & World Views This course is an introduction to essential Christian teachings as they help shape and form a person’s world view. Students also explore how the concept of faith and world view relates to one’s values and to the work environment. (3 s.h.)

BUS 451 Management Colloquium This course will provide the platform on which students will pursue further topics or concepts addressed in previous classes and/or discuss topics or concepts absent from the core curriculum. In order to fully appreciate and understand the complexities of management within organizations, a manager must be able to analyze issues through multiple lenses and perspectives. Prerequisite: all core courses. (2 s.h.) BUS 452 Business Plan Development Designed to provide an understanding of the environments within which small businesses develop and function. The areas covered include industry analysis, marketing products, operating a business, establishing financial and administrative controls and future concerns. In addition, the students will create a business plan and have the opportunity to experience many phases of business development as their plans are implemented. Prerequisite: all core courses. (3 s.h.) BUS 482 Personal & Professional Christian Ethics & Values This course explores various ethical theories with a special emphasis on how the Christian faith impacts personal and professional values. (3 s.h.) CST 373 Intercultural Communication The course provides a theoretical and practical approach to improve communication with people from other cultures, emphasizing the styles and roles that family, history and religion play in intercultural communication. Focus is on many elements involved in sending and receiving messages in cross-cultural contents. (3 s.h.) ENG 481 Applied Organizational Research Proposal This course provides an investigation of the research process as applied to business: management, accounting, project management, and business innovation and marketing. Students study the concepts and principles of research through analysis of effectiveness of business practices within an organization. Emphasis is placed on appropriate research designs for business and the proposal process. (4 s.h.)

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2015-2017 USF Academic Catalog  

2015-2017 academic catalog for the University of Sioux Falls.

2015-2017 USF Academic Catalog  

2015-2017 academic catalog for the University of Sioux Falls.