Course Requirements

EB-131  Financial Accounting

Introduces fundamental principles and assumptions of accounting as they relate to transaction analysis and basic financial statements.

Fall & SpringYearly3 CreditsS


EB-202  Behavioral Analysis of Organizations

The broad focus of the course is to examine how individuals come together to form a successful organization. The course is broken into three major sections: people, organizations, and leadership. The course emphasizes student involvement and engages students in a variety of in-class exercises, case analysis role playing exercises, small group exercises, and an off-campus class experience or two. One or more off-campus experiences are required for the course. 

VariableYearly4 CreditsCW,SPrerequisite: Sophomore standing.


EB-203  Introduction to Business Law

An introduction to the American legal system as it applies to the business community. Emphasis is on basic legal concepts in contracts, real and personal property, agency and employment, and transaction of business through partnerships and corporations. 

SpringVariable3 CreditsSPrerequisite: Sophomore standing. 


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EB-204  Legal Regulation of Business

Examines the areas in which by statute the legislative branch of government regulates business. Topics include anti-trust law, bankruptcy, consumer protection, securities laws and the uniform commercial code. 

SpringVariable3 CreditsSPrerequisite: Sophomore standing. 


EB-211  Business Statistics

This course covers basic descriptive and inferential statistics, normal curve and z-score computations, and addresses hypothesis testing using Chi-Square, T-Test, ANOVA, and linear regression modelling.

Either SemesterYearly3 Credits QS,S


EB-233  Intermediate Accounting II

A continuation of the comprehensive study and application of generally accepted accounting principles for asset valuation, income measurement, and financial statement presentation for business organizations begun in Intermediate Accounting I. 

SpringYearly3 CreditsSPrerequisite: EB232. 


EB-236  Managerial Accounting

Emphasizes accounting concepts for the internal use of management in planning and control. Course focuses on spreadsheet applications to analyze management policies. 

Fall & SpringYearly3 CreditsS,QM,CWPrerequisite: EB131. 


EB-351  Marketing Management

Analyzes consumer behavior leading to selection of product as well as pricing, promotion and distribution strategies. Research projects help students apply concepts to the complexities of decision making in marketing. 

Fall & SpringYearly3 CreditsSPrerequisite: EB201. 


EB-363  Health Care Financial Management

Emphasizes health care decision making using financial information. The course focuses on unique financial characteristics in the health care industry, such as the mix of government and non-government providers and payers, complex payment systems, and the interactions between providers, insurance companies and consumers. 

VariableYearly3 CreditsSPrerequisite: EB131. 


EB-480  Senior Seminar

A capstone course for POE in Business. Through the use of readings, case studies and simulations, students in the course will formulate corporate strategy and implement it in a competitive environment. How firms may gain and sustain competitive advantage with the formulated strategy will be examined. In addition, students will also be trained to craft business reports on corporate strategies. The evaluation of performance will mainly depend on the content and the quality of the business reports.

Fall & SpringYearly3 CreditsS 


EB-490  Business Internship

Develops students' skills, through practical experiences or field projects which require proposals for problem analysis and solution. The experiences and projects are provided by local businesses or other organizations and use technical and decision skills developed in students' areas of concentration. Note: Limited availability. May be repeated up to a total of 9 hours credit. 

Fall & SpringYearly2-9 CreditsSCorequisite: EB495. Prerequisites: Permission and Jr. or Sr. standing. 


PL-235 Ethics of Health Care

This course is a seminar-style course in 'professional ethics'. It will explore the various codes, value assumptions, and dilemmas faced by those who practice the health care professions. Specific topics (or dilemmas) will be determined by each class, based upon the specific POEs of the enrolled students. 

VariableYearly4 CreditsH,SW-ERPre-req or co-req: FYC-101 or EN-110 or EN-109 


PY-101 Introduction to Psychology

An overview of the content and methodology in the field. Topics such as the history of psychology, physiological psychology, learning and memory, perception, motivation, child development, personality and social foundations are considered

Fall & SpringYearly3 CreditsS 


PY-321 Health Psychology

Course will examine empirical findings from disciplines of psychology, medicine, and public health. Course topics include research methods, stress and social support, health behavior and primary prevention, management of chronic/terminal illnesses, gender and cultural issues in health, and psychoneuroimmunology. An underlying theme will be to dispel health-related myths and fads that are so prevalent in the popular media.

SpringYearly3 CreditsSPrerequisites: PY101.


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PY-311 Psychology of Prejudice

This course meets the U.S. Experience requirement. This course will apply a variety of psychological theories to understand prejudice and political behavior with a focus on the U.S. context. We will focus on understanding how group boundaries are defined and enforced to create and maintain social hierarchies and the impact of prejudice and marginalization on individuals.

SpringYearly3 CreditsS, SW-US 


BI-190 Human Biology

A non-majors approach to the biology of humans. The course covers the basic chemistry and biology of the human body, as well as how humans fit into the environment. Emphasis will be on applying information to current topics at the individual and societal levels. This course covers the biology requirement for the Social Work POE and is one of the courses included in the Genomics Certificate.

FallYearly3 CreditsN, CTGES 


Total credit hours = 54 or 55
Upper level credit hours (>300): 18
One CW Course within the POE: ESS 100

Sample Regular Start Schedule
  Fall Spring

Freshman
Bio I
ESS I
CWS
IA
Gen Ed.'s
ESS II
Intro Geo
Math
Gen Ed.'s

Sophomore
ICP I & Lab
Water Resources I
Gen Ed.'s
ICP II & Lab
Physics
Gen Ed.'s

Junior
Marine Bio
Upper Division courses
Gen Ed.'s
Ecology & Lab
Upper Division courses
Gen Ed.'s

Senior
Upper Division courses
Gen Ed.'s
Upper Division courses
Gen Ed.'s