CULN 350 - History of Wine CRN-11053
Tuesdays, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Instructor: John Perry
This course presents the history of wine throughout the ages to the present-day world. The course explores the many variables of wine production including soil/climate conditions in the vineyards from spring until harvest. The wine geography of the world is also discussed at length with students gaining a working knowledge of which wines come from where. Comparison of different varieties as well as blending wines is taught along with basic principles of food and wine pairings. Students will have the opportunity to participate in tastings to add practical reinforcement of these concepts. Prerequisite: Junior status or permission of the instructor
ANTH 300 - Survey of World Cultures ONLINE
CRN-10523 Instructor: David Van Aken
A survey of the major cultures of the world, this course emphasizes analysis and explanation of cultural differences, with the intent of facilitating a greater degree of ease in possible intercultural contact situations. (OWC) Prerequisites: Two social science courses
BUSI 310 – Strategic Management ONLINE
CRN-11145 Instructor: Paula Reardon
Course Description: This course is developed around the managerial functions of planning, organizing, directing, and controlling. Communications, motivation, leadership, and decision making are included. The course also investigates the nature, purpose, and function of management in organizations.
Prerequisites: ACCT 115; ECON 100 or ECON 110
BUSI 344 – Organizational Theory ONLINE
CRN-10891 Instructor: Paula Reardon
Course Description: This course examines the concepts and constructs which form informal and formal theory related to the behavior of individuals and groups within organizations and organizational processes. Emphasis is on basic human processes, motivational theories, stress, group dynamics, power and leadership, and organizational structure and change.
BUSI 360 – International Business Management ONLINE
CRN-10971 Instructor: John Nunes
Course Description: This course provides students with a general overview of business management concepts on the international level. The global business environment, monetary system, and corporate management issues are explored.
Prerequisites: ACCT 125; ECON 100 or ECON 110
CITA 475 – Management of Information Technology ONLINE
CRN-10824 & CRN 11121 Instructor: Bill Williams
Course Description: This course focuses on the relationships between the organization, management, and information technology (IT). Major themes include the strategic importance of IT and the need to align IT strategy with that of the business. Major areas of study are business and IT processes, IT infrastructure, and information systems acquisition, development, and operations.
Prerequisite: Senior status or permission of the instructor
COMM 300 – Organizational Communication ONLINE
CRN-11151 Instructor: Michelle Gibbons
Course Description: This course is a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practices of organizational communication and effective public relations.
Prerequisite: ENGL 100 and COMM 100 or BUSI 120
CJUS 320 - History of Law Enforcement ONLINE
CRN-11158 Instructor: Patricia DeAngelis
The course focuses on the factors in history that led to the adoption and eventual acceptance of the current system components of law enforcement, courts and corrections. While not unique, the U.S. was one of the first to attempt to institute these social control mechanisms within the framework of a constitutional democracy guided by the "rule of law". These institutions have changed over time as they respond to a number of factors relating to modernization, and bureaucratization. At the same time, legal authority expanded and became more democratized to include protection of the less powerful from government power. Prerequisites: CJUS 100 and GOVT 110 Restrictions: BS Criminal Justice majors only
CJUS 340 - Criminal Courts and Justice ONLINE
CRN-11289 Instructor: Rachel Seeber
Federal, state and local criminal court systems are reviewed and analyzed through the cycle of the criminal justice system. This course examines the Constitutional principles of police power and a suspect's civil liberties. The roles of judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys, juries, defendants, and victims are explored. Defendant plea options are reviewed and the concept of mandatory sentencing is discussed. The results of acquittal, plea bargains, and guilty verdicts and post-trial sentencing options are examined. For guilty defendants the option of incarceration, community corrections, parole, and appeal form the basis of investigation and review. In addition, youthful offenders and their path in the juvenile justice system is described and critically reviewed. Prerequisities: CJUS 100 and GOVT 110 or CJUS 150 Restrictions: BS Criminal Justice majors only
CJUS 348 - Constitutional Law ONLINE
CRN-11287 Instructor: Patricia DeAngelis
This course compliments others with its focus on the development and application of procedural laws applicable to the administration of criminal justice in the United States with emphasis on the understanding of the 4th, 5th, 6th, 8th, and 14th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution as they apply to police and prosecutors. Prerequisites: CJUS 100 and GOVT 110 Restrictions: BS Criminal Justice majors only
CJUS 360 - Cybr Secr, Info Tech & Law Enforcement ONLINE
CRN-11063 Instructor: Giacomo Rivituso
Cyber Security, Information Technology, and Law Enforcement: This course explores how a "networked" world has produced new crimes and new responses, and investigates how information technology has become a tool, a target and a place of criminal activity and national secuity threats. Likewise, information technology is a mechanism of response. This course addresses: how emerging technologies challenge existing laws and criminal procedures, how the U.S. and other nation-states regulate criminal conduct across traditional geographic and political boundaries, and what reasonable expectations of privacy are in cyberspace. Special attention is given to how control is shifting from traditional mechanisms of law enforcement to new regulatory regimes, including technology. Prerequisites: CJUS 100 Restrictions: BS Criminal Justice majors only
CJUS 370 - Substance Abuse and Criminal Justice ONLINE
CRN-11159 Instructor: Steven Krokoff
This course is designed to provide you with an in-depth examination of drug use in American society. The course aims to develop a sociological, pharmacological and historical understanding of drug use. It explores a variety of theories and theoretical orientations that seek to explain both why people use drugs and how society responds to drug use in the population. Emphasis is placed on understanding the historical foundations and philosophical underpinnings of drug prohibition in America. The connection between drugs and crime is examined by focusing on the way drug use and drug policies affect criminal behavior and the criminal justice system. Likewise, it is important for the criminal justice professional to understand the laws pertaining to drug possession and drug sale at the state and federal levels. This includes criminal court, drug court and diversion programs. This course provides criminal justice professionals with a comprehensive background on drugs and their abuses, effects on crime rates, laws and legislation and treatment alternatives. Prerequisites: PSYC 100 or equivalent ,and SOCI 100 or equivalent, and CJUS 100 or equivalent. Restrictions: BS Criminal Justice majors only
CJUS 410 - Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice ONLINE
CRN-11304 Instructor: Paul Rogan
This course provides an in depth examination of the criminal justice system on one particular issue or on a selected short list of current issues. The primary goal of this course is to develop a specialized understanding of the criminal justice system's response to crime in today's society. The general theme of this course involves the inclusion of the delicate balance between community interests and individual rights that criminal justice decision making requires in comtemporary society. Prerequisites: Students must have passed at least 21 credit hours of criminal justice course work at the 300 level or above and CJUS 310. Restrictions: BS Criminal Justice majors only
CJUS 430 - Capstone Seminar in Criminal Justice ONLINE
CRN-11154 Instructor: Ann Geisendorfer
Capstone Seminar in Criminal Justice: This is a capstone course for the integration of knowledge concerning the criminal justice system, criminal law, criminology, juvenile delinquency, law enforcement, corrections, administration, legal aspects, and research methods. Students are expected to research, discuss, and write exloratory papers on issues relevant to the criminal justice system. The seminar emphasizes an interdisciplinary approach to understanding criminal justice issues. Prerequisites: CJUS 310 and MATH 115 and students must have passed at least 21 credit hours of criminal justice course work at the 300 level or above. Restrictions: BS Criminal Justice majors only
COMM 300 - Organizational Communication ONLINE
CRN-10895 & CRN 10937 Instructor: Paula Reardon
This course is a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practices of organizational communication and effective public relations. Prerequisites: ENGL 100 or ENGL 200 -AND-COMM 100 or DSNY 120 or BUSI 120
ENG 310 - Technical Writing ONLINE
CRN-11043 Instructor: Mary Jo Downey
CRN-10336 Instructor: Tanja de Mauro
Technical Writing is designed to make students aware of the current writing expectations of employers in technical and industrial situations and to provide students with assignments and instruction to help them meet those expectations. The primary emphasis is on professionalism, understanding how your work reflects your potential for advancement, and achieving precision and conciseness in your work. STUDENTS WHO HAVE TAKEN ENGL 210 MAY NOT TAKE ENGL 310. Prerequisites: ENGL 100 or ENGL 200 & CITA 110 or CITA 130 or permission of instructor
GOVT 150 - Civil Liberties ONLINE
CRN-11052 Instructor: Paul Rogan
CRN-10644 Instructor: Scott Swayze
This course examines the role of the judiciary in the American system of government as it relates to such issues as race, poverty, privacy, sex, religion, speech, press, assembly, and the rights of the accused under the Bill of Rights and the 14th and 15th Amendments.
GOVT 300 – Public Policy ONLINE
CRN-10522/10995/10987 Instructor: Kandi Terry
Course Description: This course is a study of the theories and practice of governmental decision making, and draws on examples of policy making from the local, state, and national levels. The pervasiveness of public policy decisions on individuals, businesses, and not-for-profit institutions will be stressed. The course will examine the causes and consequences of public sector decision making. It will use as case studies contemporary issues in social and technology policy, health care, and environmental regulation.
Prerequisite: ECON 100 or ECON 110
HOSP 310 - Hosp Human Resources Mgmt II ONLINE
CRN-11080 Instructor: Tracey Caponera
This course is designed to develop critical-thinking, analysis, decision-making, and management skills related to hospitality human resources management. The case study method, collaborative learning and hands-on projects are the primary vehicles for instruction. Prerequisites: HOSP 105 and HOSP 210, or permission of the instructor
HOSP 330 - Hospitality Strategic Marketing ONLINE
CRN-10892 Instructor: Tracey Caponera
This course is designed around a thorough analysis of employing marketing strategies to gain sustainable competitive advantages within the hospitality industry. Emphasis is placed on internal analysis, assessment of market structure, competitor evaluation, and strategic planning and implementation within a global hospitality market. Case studies are employed to evaluate current trends and assist in applying the theoretical class material to real-world applications. Prerequisite: BUSI 245 or BUSI 262 or HOSP 215
HOSP 335 - Purchasing for Hospitality Industry ONLINE
CRN-10769 Instructor: Michael Barnes
This course expands the concepts of the purchasing function and supply management for hospitality operations. Emphasis is placed on quality and quantity standards while maintaining strict cost control systems throughout the procurement chain. This advanced course builds on the basics attained in a variety of hospitality courses and requires product research and analysis within the industry. The material is divided into three principal categories: the purchasing function, including accountability, distribution network, purchase options, legal/ethical issues, exterior and interior controls, and industry trends; identification, quality and control of the major food groups and beverages, including yield analysis; and specification and selection of the non-food commodities of equipment, furniture, linens, carpets, chemicals, paper products, and services. Prerequisites: HOSP 120, HOSP 125, and HOSP 130, or permission of the instructor
HOSP 350 – Hospitality Law ONLINE
CRN-11078 Instructor: Tracey Caponera
CRN-10257 Instructor: Lee Heron
Course Description: This course is designed to teach students to identify and understand the principles and concepts of laws affecting the hospitality industry. The focus is on prevention of liability and protection against accidents, attitudes, and incidents that could lead to lawsuits. Case study and discussion examine the applications of law to the hospitality industry. Group projects, research, and use of the Internet may be required.
HOSP 470 – Hospitality Management Seminar ONLINE
CRN-10507 Instructor: Tracey Caponera
Course Description: An integrative summary course for senior baccalaureate degree students, this seminar provides an opportunity for students to inquire, research, and contribute as part of a student-oriented, group study program. Teaching methods include lectures, case studies, shared inquiry, and management games. Readings relevant to current topics in the industry are required and discussed.
Can count as Upper Division FREE ELECTIVE
HTEL 165 – Lodging Accommodations ONLINE
CRN-10025 Instructor: Lee Heron
Course Description: Students learn to appreciate the key role housekeeping plays in the operation of a successful hotel. The course covers the care of guest rooms and public areas, as well as purchasing, storage, and procedures used by hotel housekeeping departments to assure a safe, comfortable stay for guests.
HTEL 420 – Hotel and Resort Operations ONLINE
CRN-11221 Instructor: William Chernish
Course Description: This course provides students with an in-depth look at management positions and the impact of new technology on the operation of hotel/resort property. Students will be prepared to develop creative strategies for effectively managing change and resolving conflict while meeting the expectations of management, guests, employees, and government agencies.
Prerequisite: Second-year status or permission of the instructor
LITR 310 – Great Writers-Edgar Allen Poe ONLINE
CRN-11161 Instructor: Dr. Mary Jo Downey
Course Description: This course examines the great writers in literature. Each section will focus on only one writer and provide a comprehensive survey of the writer’s significant texts along with in-depth biographical and contextual information and an overview of important secondary critical material. LITR 310 may be taken more than once for degree credit.
Prerequisites: ENGL 100 or 200 AND a literature class. UPPER DIVISION LIBERAL ARTS OR FREE ELECTIVE
Robert W. Mazzei, Director