Sep 16, 2019  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 Courses numbered from 101–299 are lower-division courses, primarily for freshmen and sophomores; those numbered from 300–499 are upper-division courses, primarily for juniors and seniors. The numbers 296, 396, 496, and 596 designate individual study courses and are available for registration by prior arrangement with the course instructor and approval of the department chair.

The number in parentheses following the course title indicates the amount of credit each course carries. Variable credit courses include the minimum and maximum number of the credits within parentheses.

Not all of the courses are offered every quarter. Final confirmation of courses to be offered, information on new courses and programs, as well as a list of hours, instructor, titles of courses and places of class meetings, is available online in My CWU which can be accessed through the the CWU home page, and go to www.cwu.edu/registrar/course-information

 

Accessibility Studies Program (ASP)

  
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    ASP 305 - Accessibility and User Experience


    Description:
    Quality of life issues of accessibility in everyday experiences and environments. Common conditions (disabilities)  requiring proactive access. Changes in laws and attitudes about the need for accessibility. Current careers requiring competence in troubleshooting accessibility. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer).

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

    Learner Outcome

    Activity (optional)

    Assessment

    1. Identify assumptions of mobility, perception, cognition, and engagement regarding common life activities (i.e. ableism).

    Students will write a reflective essay identifying their own underlying assumptions and the implications for their behavior in positions of leadership. Positions on advocacy for inclusive practices.

    Graded written assignment.

    2. Define disability etiquette.

     

    Students will write and/or present analyses evaluating the appropriateness of various ways of referring to or about people with disabilities as found in personal anecdote, popular culture, and current events.

    Graded written assignment and/or performance assessment.

    3. Distinguish between theoretical models of disability, e.g. medical, social, economic, functional, identity, moral, charity, and destiny, and examine the implications of beliefs and attitudes about disability on public and personal perceptions of disability.

    Students will construct a graphic organizer comparing and contrasting theoretical models of disability, including elements, underlying assumptions, and alignment with principles of accessibility and universal design.

    Graded performance assessment.

    4. Differentiate categories and levels of disability and common barriers associated with them (i.e., eligibility and entitlement).

    Students will write and/or present illustrations of effects of various levels of perception, mobility, and cognition conditions in a range of everyday interactions. 

    Graded contribution to classroom interactive lectures and seminars.

    Graded written and selected response exams.

    (draw/sketch/diagram and/or describe)

     

    5. Define assistive technologies and their uses.

    Given a scenario or narrative in an applied domain, students will write and/or present analyses identifying accessibility challenges for people of various kinds of disabilities, and potential solutions to overcome those challenges.

    Graded written or oral assignment.

    (draw/sketch/diagram and/or describe)

    6. List prominent legal documents and landmark events related to disability and human rights.

    Students will construct a map and timeline illustrating the development of legally defined standards of entitlement to access.

    Performance assessment.

    7. Identify accessibility competencies required by different careers.

    Students will write brief expository essays identifying accessibility competencies required by careers defined by Occupational Outlook Handbook.

    Written assignment or examination.

      The learner outcomes will be assessed using a combination of examination, written essay, and performance assessment using rubrics based on the outcomes.

  
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    ASP 325 - Universal Design


    Description:
    Proactive accessibility design for high incidence problems in commercial, leisure, occupational, and personal living spaces. Assistive technology, adapted architecture, differentiated activity. Standards for safety and equity. ADA compliance.  Risk management strategies. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: ASP 305.

    Credits: (4)

    Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

    Learner Outcome

    Activities

    Assessment

    1.Analyze scenarios of interaction for their effective inclusion of people with disabilities and limitation.

    Students will read and or observe  scenarios, discuss in class or online.

    Graded written paper or quizzes.

    2.Define  principles of universal design.

     

    Students will complete quizzes
    and or individual written assignments.

     Graded quizzes.

    3.Identify technological applications useful for designing individual accommodation and  universal access.

    Students will write a larger (8-10 pages)analytical paper

    Graded small writing assignment.

    4. Explain ADA compliance in terms of safety and liability.

     

    Students will complete an individual written assignment and or online discussions.

    Graded small writing assignment.

    5. Outline risk management strategies.

    Students will complete an individual written assignment and or online discussions.

    Graded written paper.

    All learner outcomes will be assessed by a combination of examinations, written essays, and performance assessments.

  
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    ASP 365 - Assisstive Technology: Tactile Graphics


    Description:
    Use of both low and high technology methods to translate verbal information into Braille. Includes standards for developing content and designing products. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

    Outcome

    Activity

    Assessment

    1. Identify what information must be conveyed from print graphic to a tactile graphic.

    Analytical exercises.

    Graded writing assignment and/or quiz.

    2. Recognize the features in print graphics to be omitted in tactile graphics.

    Analytical exercises.

    Graded writing assignment and/or quiz.

    3. Analyze finished tactile graphics for clarity and effectiveness according to standards and guidelines.

    Analytical exercises.

    Graded writing assignment and/or quiz.

    4. Compare different production options in terms of cost and benefit.

    Analytical exercises.

    Graded writing assignment and/or quiz.

    5. Produce tactile graphics using a variety of materials, equipment, and software.

    Software demonstrations.

    Production exercises.

    Graded products.

    6. Outline steps necessary to become certified by National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.

    Online and print investigation.

    Graded writing assignment and/or quiz.

    7. Compare agencies and enterprises offering services for visual impairment.

    Online and print investigation. Analytical exercises.

    Graded writing assignment and/or quiz.

    All the learner outcomes will be assessed using examination, written essay, and performance assessment instruments.

  
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    ASP 435 - Accessible Information Design


    Description:
    Standards for barrier-free public communication, issues of disclosure and advocacy, laws and civil rights legislation and court decisions, and social justice and social psychology aspects will be addressed for all environments, e.g. work, learning, commerce. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer).

    Prerequisites:
    Co- or Prerequisite: ASP 325.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments
    All learner outcomes will be assessed with a combination of examination, written essay, and performance assessment using rubrics based on the following:

    Learner Outcome

               Activities

    Assessment

    1. Identify common barriers to inclusive information in terms of content and medium.

    Students will complete quizzes.

    Graded quizzes.

    2. Analyze rhetorical implications of accessible information design.

    Students will write a larger (8-10 pages)analytical paper

    Graded written paper.

    3. Define and illustrate guidelines.

    Students will complete an individual written assignment and/or online discussions.

    Graded small writing assignment.

    4. Identify and assess technological applications useful for making information accessible.

    Students will complete an individual written assignment and/or online discussions.

    Graded small writing assignment.

    5. Interpret policy and law as applied to making advertising and other public communication accessible.

    Students will complete an individual written assignment and/or online discussions.

    Graded written assignment(s).

    6. Outline stakeholder responsibilities and interactions.

    Students will complete an individual written assignment and/or online discussions.

    Graded written assignment(s)

    7. Explain the importance of evacuation, e.g.  during a threat of fire, and predict the dangers to self and others resulting from ineffective communication.

    Students will complete an individual written assignment and/or online discussions.

    Graded written assignment.

    8. Explain the importance of communication in emergency circumstances.

    Students will complete an individual written assignment and/or online discussions.

    Graded written assignment.



  
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    ASP 485 - Accessibility Studies Capstone


    Description:
    Experiential-based capstone course. Accessibility competence demonstrated in portfolio and capstone project. Laboratory time will include a variety of service learning, professional visits, and applied practical experience. Strategies for engaging stakeholders in trouble-shooting accommodations. Permission by department. Course will be offered every year. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Co- or prerequisite: ASP 435.

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments
    All the following learner outcomes will be assessed through the capstone project and its presentation and publication.

    Learner Outcome

    Activity (optional)

    Assessment

    1.Identify common barriers to inclusive information in terms of content and medium.

    Students will observe scenarios, and discuss in class or online.

    Graded writing assignment or quizzes.

    2.Analyze rhetorical implications of accessible information design.

    Students will write a larger (8-10 pages)analytical paper

    Graded writing assignment

    3.Define and illustrate guidelines.

    Students will write a larger (8-10 pages)analytical paper

    Graded writing assignment

    4.Identify and assess technological applications useful for making information accessible.

    Students will complete an individual written assignment and/or online discussions.

    Graded small writing assignment.

    5.Interpret policy and law as applied to making advertising and other public communication accessible.

    Students will complete an individual written assignment and/or online discussions.

    Graded written paper.

    6.Outline stakeholder responsibilities and interactions.

    Students will complete an individual written assignment and/or online discussions.

    Graded written paper.



  
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    ASP 490 - Accessibility Studies Internship


    Description:
    Field experience in a real-world context for observing, analyzing and investigating principles and issues crucial to developing competence  in understanding efforts to minimize barriers for all people, especially those with specific limitations in their perception or mobility.  Fingerprinting may be required. May be repeated up to 20 credits. Grade will be either S or U. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Co- or Prerequisite: ASP 435.

    Credits: (1-12)

    Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

    All the following learner outcomes will be assessed through the capstone project and its presentation and publication.

    Learner Outcome

    Activities

    Assessment

    1. Investigate real-world scenario for high-incidence accessibility issues.                                                          

    Students will observe scenarios, discuss in class or online.

    Graded written paper or quizzes.

    2. Observe and analyze real-world scenarios for compliance with accessibility laws and policies.                                                       

    Students will observe scenarios, discuss in class or online.

    Graded written paper or quizzes.

    3. Discuss solutions  to improve accessibility in a realistic context for realistic people with high incidence disabilities.                                                 

    Students will observe scenarios, discuss in class or online.

    Graded written paper or quizzes.

    4. Synthesize field experience and professional literature to interpret real world phenomena and personal attitudes toward accessibility.                                                                        

    Students will read professional literature, observe scenarios, discuss in class or online.

    Graded written paper or quizzes.

    5. Demonstrate appropriate interactions with stakeholders in field, e.g. disability etiquette.                                                                        

    Students will interact in assigned field experience.

    Graded written paper or quizzes.



  
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    ASP 492 - Advanced Practicum in Accessibility Studies


    Description:
    Field experience in a real-world context for preparing career applications of accessibility competencies. May be repeated to 15 credits. Fingerprinting may be required prior to enrollment. Permission of the department. Course will not ahve an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Co- or Prerequisite: ASP 435.

    Credits: (1-15)

    Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

    Learner Outcome

    Activities

    Assessment

    1. Investigate real-world scenarios for high-incidence accessibility issues.                                                          

    Students will observe scenarios, and discuss in class or online.

    Graded written paper or quizzes.

    2.  Observe and analyze real-world scenarios for compliance with accessibility laws and policies.                                                       

    Students will observe scenarios, and discuss in class or online.

    Graded written paper or quizzes.

    3.  Discuss solutions  to improve accessibility in a realistic context for realistic people with high incidence disabilities.                                                 

    Students will observe scenarios, and discuss in class or online.

    Graded written paper or quizzes.

    4.  Synthesize field experience and professional literature to interpret real world phenomena and personal attitudes toward accessibility.                                                                        

    Students will read professional literature, observe scenarios, and discuss in class or online.

    Graded written paper or quizzes.

    5. Demonstrate appropriate interactions with stakeholders in field, e.g. disability etiquette.                                                                        

    Students will interact in assigned field experience.

    Graded written paper or quizzes.



  
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    ASP 498 - Special Topics in Accessibility


    Description:
    Investigate principles and issues of accessibility applied to specific practical or creative contexts.  May be repeated under different topics up to 20 credits. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

    Learner Outcome

    Activities

    Assessment

    1. Identify issues of accessibility in a specific context.

    Students will read assigned texts, and observe  scenarios, discuss in class or online.

    Graded written paper or quizzes.

    2. Reflect on changes in personal understanding of the interactions of individual capacities, functions of independent and integrated living, and environmental contexts.

    Students will observe  scenarios, and discuss in class or online.

    Graded written paper or quizzes.

    3. Produce an artifact to demonstrate developing competence in analyzing issues of accessibility in a specific context.

    Students will complete an individual written assignment.

    Graded written paper.

    All the learner outcomes will be assessed through the capstone project and its presentation and publication.


Accounting (ACCT)

  
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    ACCT 251 - Financial Accounting


    Description:
    An introduction to the theory and practice of accounting and financial reporting. Topics include the accounting cycle, financial statements, and corporate accounting for assets, liabilities, equities, revenues and expenses.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ACCT 252 - Managerial Accounting


    Description:
    An introduction to the use of accounting information by managers. Topics included the use of accounting information for planning and control, performance evaluation, decision making, and the statement of cash flows, along with financial statement analysis.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: C- or higher in ACCT 251.

    Credits: (5)

  
  
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    ACCT 298 - Special Topics


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

  
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    ACCT 299 - Seminar


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-5)

  
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    ACCT 301 - Financial Accounting Analysis


    Description:
    Underlying concepts, preparation, and use of financial statements from the user’s viewpoint. Not open to accounting and business administration majors.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is not open to accounting or business administration majors. Recommended for individuals not majoring in accounting or business.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ACCT 303 - Tax Planning for Personal Finance


    Description:
    Examines the topic of income tax planning and forecasting for individual clients and small business owners. Uses a case study approach to integrate the material and apply it to personal financial planning situations. Emphasizes the evaluation of financial alternatives.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: ACCT 251 and ACCT 252 and admission to a college of business major.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

    Learner Outcome

    Activity (optional)

    Assessment

    Compare and contrast the fundamental components of the income tax system including filing forms, filing status, income, exemptions, exclusions, deductions, adjustments, credits, and tax rates.

     

     

    Written Assignment

    Explain how a progressive income tax system works and contrast it with other tax systems

     

     

    Written Examination or Quiz

    Differentiate between the organizational form  and the tax treatment of income, expenses, payroll and wage taxes for sole proprietorships, partnerships, LLPs, LLCs, S- corps and C-corps.

     

    Written Examination or Quiz

    Explain the basic income tax compliance  rules for trusts and estates including when a return is required and how it is filed.

     

    Written Examination or Quiz

    Contrast the trust and estate income tax rules with personal income tax rules.

     

    Written Examination or Quiz

    Explain how a client will report income and appropriate deductions from a trust or estate on his income tax return.

     

     

    Written Assignment, Case Analysis

    Differentiate between tax avoidance and tax evasion.

     

     

    Written Examination or Quiz

    Identify income shifting techniques (transfer and timing) and explain how income shifting benefits a taxpayer.

     

     

    Written Examination or Quiz

    Compare the cash flow impact of receiving tax- exempt or tax-sheltered income to taxable  income.

     

     

    Written Examination or Quiz

    Explain how deduction clustering results in a lower tax liability.

     

     

    Written Assignment, Case Analysis

    Distinguish between different investment strategies that can be used to manage tax liability; e.g., tax loss harvesting, bond swaps, etc.

     

     

    Written Examination or Quiz

    Differentiate between the taxation of capital gains and ordinary income, including the difference in applicable tax rates.

     

     

    Written Examination or Quiz, Case Analysis

    Explain the special rules regarding capital gains and losses on a principal residence.

     

     

    Written Examination or Quiz

    Explain the tax implications of supporting an elderly parent or adult child.

     

     

    Written Assigment

    Select the appropriate credit/deduction to use for post-secondary education costs.

     

     

    Written Assignment, Case Analysis



  
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    ACCT 305 - Cost Accounting


    Description:
    Economics of cost accounting; industrial analysis, production control through costs, types of cost systems, and burden application.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: a grade of C or higher in ACCT 251 and ACCT 252, and a pre-major or major or minor or certificate student in a College of Business program; or admission to the MPA program.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ACCT 346 - Income Tax Accounting I


    Description:
    Introduction to income taxation of corporations, partnerships, and individuals with an emphasis on tax compliance, planning, and computer-based tax research.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: a grade of C or higher in ACCT 251 and ACCT 252, and a pre-major or major or minor or certificate student in a College of Business program; or admission to the MPA program.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ACCT 350 - Intermediate Accounting I


    Description:
    An in-depth study of financial accounting theory and practice. The first of a three-course intermediate sequence, this course is intended for the student who requires more than principles level accounting coverage.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: a grade of C or higher in ACCT 251 and ACCT 252, and a pre-major or major or minor or certificate student in a College of Business program; or admission to the MPA program.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ACCT 351 - Intermediate Accounting II


    Description:
    The second of a three-course intermediate sequence, this course continues ACCT 350, covering complex topics in accounting and financial reporting.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: a grade of C or higher in ACCT 350, and a pre-major or major or minor or certificate student in accounting; or admission to the MPA program.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ACCT 352 - Intermediate Accounting III


    Description:
    The third of a three-course intermediate sequence, this course continues ACCT 351, covering complex topics in accounting and financial reporting. Also included are special topics and existing/emerging issues.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: a grade of C or higher in ACCT 351, and a pre-major or major or minor or certificate student in accounting; or admission to the MPA program.

    Credits: (5)

  
  
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    ACCT 397 - Honors


    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to department honors program.

    Credits: (1-12)

  
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    ACCT 398 - Special Topics


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

  
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    ACCT 399 - Seminar


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-5)

  
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    ACCT 405 - Advanced Cost Accounting


    Description:
    This course reviews, enhances, and extends concepts learned in ACCT 305. The focus is on assessing the information needs of end users in the organization, then creating reports (including Excel workbooks) to address those needs. ACCT 405 and ACCT 505 are layered courses; students may not receive credit for both.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: a grade of C or higher in ACCT 305 and admission to the accounting major AND completion of the College of Business Foundation courses (ACCT 251 and ACCT 252 and BUS 221 and BUS 241 and MATH 153 or MATH 154 or MATH 170 or MATH 172 or MATH 173 and ECON 201) with a minimum C- grade in each course and a minimum collegiate GPA of 2.25.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ACCT 430 - Governmental and Non-profit Accounting


    Description:
    Accounting and budgetary controls for governmental units and non-profit service organizations, including educational institutions (from school districts to universities) and hospitals. Emphasis is on the advantages, uses, disadvantages, and differences in fund accounting. ACCT 430 and ACCT 530 are layered courses; students may not receive credit for both.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: (a grade of C or higher in ACCT 351 or concurrent enrollment in ACCT 351 with a cumulative CWU GPA greater than 3.0); AND admission to the accounting major AND completion of the college of business foundation courses (ACCT 251 and ACCT 252 and BUS 221 and BUS 241 and MATH 153 or MATH 154 or MATH 170 or MATH 172 or MATH 173 and ECON 201) with a minimum grade of C- in each course and a minimum collegiate GPA of 2.25.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ACCT 446 - Income Tax Accounting II


    Description:
    Taxation of trusts and estates, gratuitous transfers, and the formation and termination of corporations and partnerships, with emphasis on tax compliance, planning, and computer-based tax research. ACCT 446 and ACCT 546 are layered courses; students may not receive credit for both.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: a grade of C or higher in ACCT 346 and admission to the accounting major AND completion of the College of Business Foundation courses (ACCT 251 and ACCT 252 and BUS 221 and BUS 241 and MATH 153 or MATH 154 or MATH 170 or MATH 172 or MATH 173 and ECON 201) with a minimum C- grade in each course and a minimum collegiate GPA of 2.25.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ACCT 450 - Advanced Accounting


    Description:
    Accounting theory and practice for business, combinations and consolidated financial statements, foreign currency transactions and translation, partnerships, and advanced special topics. ACCT 450 and ACCT 550 are layered courses; students may not receive credit for both.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: a grade of C or higher in ACCT 351 and admission to the accounting major AND completion of the College of Business Foundation courses (ACCT 251 and ACCT 252 and BUS 221 and BUS 241 and MATH 153 or MATH 154 or MATH 170 or MATH 172 or MATH 173 and ECON 201) with a minimum C- grade in each course and a minimum collegiate GPA of 2.25.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ACCT 455 - Accounting Information Systems


    Description:
    Accounting information system development process and related information systems technologies. Includes the application, control, and audit of accounting information systems. ACCT 455 and ACCT 555 are layered courses; students may not receive credit for both.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: a grade of C or higher in ACCT 350, and admission to accounting major and completion of the College of Business Foundation courses (ACCT 251, ACCT 252, BUS 221, BUS 241, ECON 130, ECON 201, MATH 153) with a minimum C- grade in each course and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ACCT 460 - Auditing


    Description:
    Auditor’s functions and responsibilities. Evaluation of the system of internal control, the determination of appropriate auditing procedures, and the extent of their application.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: (a grade of C or higher in ACCT 352 or concurrent enrollment in ACCT 352 with a cumulative CWU GPA greater than 3.0); AND admission to the accounting major AND completion of the college of business foundation courses (ACCT 251 and ACCT 252 and BUS 221 and BUS 241 and MATH 153 or MATH 154 or MATH 170 or MATH 172 or MATH 173 and ECON 201) with a minimum grade of C- in each course and a minimum collegiate GPA of 2.25.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ACCT 461 - Fraud Examination


    Description:
    Detection and prevention of financial statement fraud and other forms of business fraud. ACCT 461 and ACCT 561 are layered courses; students may not receive credit for both.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: a grade of C or higher in ACCT 351 and admission to the accounting major AND completion of the College of Business Foundation courses (ACCT 251 and ACCT 252 and BUS 221 and BUS 241 and MATH 153 or MATH 154 or MATH 170 or MATH 172 or MATH 173 and ECON 201) with a minimum C- grade in each course and a minimum collegiate GPA of 2.25..

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ACCT 475 - International Accounting


    Description:
    Explores the formulation and application of accounting principles in other industrialized countries. Particular emphasis directed toward the harmonization of accounting principles between the U.S. and other countries. ACCT 475 and ACCT 575 are layered courses; students may not receive credit for both.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: a grade of C or higher in ACCT 351 and admission to the accounting major AND completion of the College of Business Foundation courses (ACCT 251 and ACCT 252 and BUS 221 and BUS 241 and MATH 153 or MATH 154 or MATH 170 or MATH 172 or MATH 173 and ECON 201) with a minimum C- grade in each course and a minimum collegiate GPA of 2.25.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ACCT 484 - Professional Writing and Speaking for the Accountant


    Description:
    Develop written and verbal communications skills for practical application in public, private, and governmental accounting fields. Includes interviewing techniques, preparation and presentation of group and individual reports, and preparation of resumes, letters, memos, and work papers. ACCT 484 and ACCT 584 are layered courses; students may not receive credit for both.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: (a grade of C or higher in ACCT 351 AND admission to the accounting major AND completion of the college of business foundation courses (ACCT 251 and ACCT 252 and BUS 221 and BUS 241 and MATH 153 or MATH 154 or MATH 170 or MATH 172 or MATH 173 and ECON 201) with a minimum grade of C- in each course and a minimum collegiate GPA of 2.25.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    Learning Agreement Forms

    ACCT 490 - Cooperative Education


    Description:
    An individualized, contracted field experience with business, industry, government, or social service agencies. This contractual arrangement involves a student learning plan, cooperating employer supervision, and faculty coordination. (Student should have an overall GPA greater than a cumulative 2.0 in order to get internship credit.) Note: While ACCT 490 can no-longer be used as an accounting elective in the accounting major, it can still be used toward the 20 hours of internship credit allowed by the university and for the 225-hour requirement for the CPA examination. May be repeated for credit. Grade will either be S or U.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: prior approval and admission to the accounting major.

    Credits: (1-12)

  
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    ACCT 492 - Volunteer Income Tax Assistance


    Description:
    Preparation of tax returns of low income taxpayers, including tax return preparation training. Grade will either be S or U.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: ACCT 346 and admission to the accounting major; or permission of the department chair.

    Credits: (2)

  
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    ACCT 493 - Applied Accounting Techniques


    Description:
    Under direct supervision of the instructor, assist in answering accounting students’ questions and aid in completion of homework for a minimum of six hours weekly. Other tasks as assigned. Grade will either be S or U.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to the accounting major.

    Credits: (3)

  
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    Individual Study Registration Form

    ACCT 496 - Individual Study


    Description:
     May be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to the accounting major.

    Credits: (1-6)

  
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    ACCT 497 - Honors


    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to department honors program.

    Credits: (1-12)

  
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    ACCT 498 - Special Topics


    Description:
    May be repeated for credit under a different subtitle.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to the accounting major.

    Credits: (1-6)

  
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    ACCT 499 - Seminar


    Description:
    Repeatable for credit under different subtitle.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to the accounting major.

    Credits: (1-5)


Administrative Management (ADMG)

  
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    ADMG 201 - Introduction to Business


    Description:
    Functions, practices, and organization of the business enterprise. ADMG 201 and ADMG 301 are layered course; students may not receive credit for both.

    Credits: (3)

  
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    ADMG 271 - Business Math Applications


    Description:
    Business and merchandising mathematics applications. ADMG 271 and ADMG 317 are equivalent courses; students may not receive credit for both.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    ADMG 298 - Special Topics


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

  
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    ADMG 299 - Seminar


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-5)

  
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    ADMG 301 - Introduction to Business


    Description:
    Functions, practices, and organization of the business enterprise. ADMG 201 and ADMG 301 are layered courses; students may not receive credit for both.

    Credits: (3)

  
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    ADMG 302 - Financial Analysis for Administrative and IT Support


    Description:
    This course addresses the financial analysis functions necessary for an administrative and IT support manager to complete requested financial documents. Administrative and IT support staff must understand the basis of financial accounting.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: ADMG 271 and junior standing.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ADMG 317 - Business Math Applications


    Description:
    Business and merchandising mathematics applications. ADMG 271 and ADMG 317 are equivalent courses; students may not receive credit for both.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    ADMG 371 - Administrative Management


    Description:
    Administrative management techniques and practices.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    ADMG 372 - Leadership and Supervision


    Description:
    Develop leadership techniques and behavioral traits to improve productivity of supervisors and leaders in the workplace, and enhance interpersonal skills for career success.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    ADMG 373 - Training and Development for Administrative and IT Support


    Description:
    This course provides students with an overview of the employee training and development process–a key component to employee success. Development and delivery of a training program will be the outcome of this course.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: AMDG 371 and junior standing or above.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    ADMG 374 - Project Management


    Description:
    Development of skills in the core project management areas; scope management, time management, cost management, quality management.  Formerly IT 374, students may not receive credit for both.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: junior standing or above.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ADMG 385 - Business Communications and Report Writing


    Description:
    Planning and writing skills for business letters, memoranda, employment, and reports.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: ENG 102 or a direct transfer degree, and junior standing or above.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ADMG 396 - Individual Study


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

  
  •  

    ADMG 397 - Honors


    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to department honors program.

    Credits: (1-12)

  
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    ADMG 398 - Special Topics


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

  
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    ADMG 399 - Seminar


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-5)

  
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    ADMG 410 - Comparative Global Studies in ITAM I


    Description:
    This course offers the student an opportunity to study and experience various industries operating in another country or region with an emphasis on global information technology, retail management, entrepreneurship, and leadership. Acceptance to study abroad trip.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ADMG 412 - Comparative Global Studies in ITAM II


    Description:
    This course offers the student an opportunity to study and experience cultural differences and similarities in another country or region from the perspective of IT and administrative management. Acceptance to study abroad trip.

    Credits: (5)

  
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    ADMG 424 - Administrative Management Policy


    Description:
    Administrative management policies dealing with technology and innovation; the analysis, decision making, implementation, and control of these policies; the intent and core competencies of an organization; and the competitive integration of technology.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: ADMG 371, ADMG 385 and senior standing.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    ADMG 471 - Leading Change


    Description:
    An in-depth study of organizational dynamics, as applied to organization-wide interventions, designed to improve organizational functioning and to implement change in the organization. The course will include techniques for developing and improving organizations through organizational assessment and diagnosis of culture and processes.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: ADMG 371, ADMG 372, and senior status.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    ADMG 474 - Executing Project Management I


    Description:
    This course introduces students to the principles defined by the Institute Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). Students will examine the PM process groups of initiating, planning and executing while developing a project plan.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: ADMG 374.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    ADMG 475 - Executing Project Management II


    Description:
    This course is a continuation of Executing Project Management - I. Students will explore quality, human resources, communications, risk and procurement as they continue to build their project plan.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: ADMG 474.

    Credits: (4)

  
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    ADMG 476 - Managing Project Uncertainty


    Description:
    Students will learn to handle various forms of project uncertainty. An emphasis will be placed on handling uncertainty across the entire project. Students will work through problems with an emphasis on real-world solutions. Course will be offered every year. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: ADMG 475.

    Credits: (4)

    Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

    Learner Outcomes

    Activity

    Assessment

    Evaluate how project risk impacts projects in both positive and negative ways.

    Students will review and report on multiple case studies that address project risk throughout the course.

    Discussions, written assignments and quizzes.

    Apply multiple strategies for identifying, classifying, mitigating, and responding to project risks using both qualitative and quantitative analysis.

    Students will use multiple techniques for preparing a risk management plan.

    Written plan.

    Examine how quality influences successful project outcomes.

    Students will review and report on multiple case studies that address project quality throughout the course.

    Discussions, written report, and quizzes.

    Evaluate best practices for improving quality within projects.

    Students will research and report on various project quality techniques with an emphasis on choosing the proper technique for the project.

    Written report.

    Demonstrate best practice strategies for project procurement that seek to eliminate negative project risk and improve project quality.

    Students will study various project contract types and select the proper contract based on given scenarios.

    Discussions, and quizzes.

    Demonstrate how change control can be used to mitigate project uncertainty.

    Based on a given scenario, students will prepare change control documents that will analyze the impact of the change on the project and provide appropriate recommendations.

    Written assignment.



  
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    ADMG 477 - Project Performance Reporting


    Description:
    Students will prepare various project performance reports reflective of the status of the project throughout the project lifecycle. An emphasis will be placed on earned value techniques for reporting project performance. Students will learn techniques for effectively presenting complex project data. Course will be offered every year. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: ADMG 475.

    Credits: (4)

    Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

    Learner Outcomes

    Activity

    Assessment

    Demonstrate an understanding of earned value management.

    Perform earned value calculations based on scenarios to generate project performance reports.

    Discussions, written assignments, and quizzes.

    Apply earned value management techniques to prepare and deliver project status reports.

    Perform earned value calculations based on scenarios to generate project performance reports.

    Written assignments, quizzes, and exams.

    Demonstrate the ability to use project management software to prepare project status reporting.

    Use project management software to prepare project status reports.

    Discussions, written assignments, and quizzes.

    Prepare and deliver complex project data and reports using various software tools and techniques.

    Use word processing, presentation, and project management software to deliver project status reports.

    Written assignments.



  
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    ADMG 479 - Project Management Maturity


    Description:
    Students will assess project management maturity processes through the use of established industry best practices. Course will be offered every year. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: ADMG 475.

    Credits: (4)

    Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

    Learner Outcomes

    Activity

    Assessment

    Apply project management maturity models to evaluate project organizations.

    Given specific scenarios and case studies, student will measure and report on the project management maturity of an organization.

    Discussions and written assignments.

    Apply Agile project processes to a given scenario.

    Students will use Agile knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to improve project performance. 

    Discussions and written assignments.

    Demonstrate how to manage a project across all the project lifecycle.

    Students will evaluate case studies to diagnose project performance and make recommendations as appropriate.

    Discussions and written assignments.

    Evaluate team performance and team building techniques

    Given specific scenarios, students will analyze project team performance and make appropriate recommendations for improvements.

    Discussions and written assignments.

    Describe and apply the PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility to given project scenarios.

    Students will be given multiple scenarios involving ethical challenges facing a project and evaluate each scenario. 

    Discussions and written assignments.



  
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    ADMG 485 - Managerial Communications


    Description:
    Advanced written, oral, and non-verbal business communications including proposals, crisis management, international communication, international/domestic etiquette, meeting management, conflict resolution, negotiation, and collaboration. Department reactivated 9/16/15.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: ADMG 385.

    Credits: (3)

  
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    ADMG 490 - Cooperative Education


    Description:
    An individualized, contracted field experience with business, industry, government, or social service agencies. This contractual arrangement involves a student learning plan, cooperating employer supervision, and faculty coordination. Offered summers only. Departmental consent. May be repeated for credit. Grade will either be S or U.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: RMT 379.

    Credits: (1-12)

  
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    ADMG 491 - Workshop


    Description:
    May be repeated for credit under different subtitle.

    Credits: (1-6)

  
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    ADMG 496 - Individual Study


    Description:
    By permission. May be repeated for credit.

    Credits: (1-6)

  
  •  

    ADMG 497 - Honors


    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to department honors program.

    Credits: (1-12)

  
  •  

    ADMG 498 - Special Topics


    Description:
    By permission. May be repeated for credit under different subtitle.

    Credits: (1-6)

  
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    ADMG 499 - Seminar


    Description:
     By permission. May be repeated for credit under different subtitle.

    Credits: (1-5)


Aerospace Studies (AFRO)

  
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    AFRO 101 - Foundations of the USAF


    Description:
    A survey course briefly overviewing Air Force structure, missions, organizations, officership, professionalism, and an introduction to communicative skills.

    Credits: (1)

  
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    AFRO 101LAB - GMC Leadership Laboratory


    Description:
    Practical experience in Air Force customs and courtesies, physical fitness, drills, ceremonies, and opportunities available to commissioned officers. Grade will either be S or U. Two hours weekly plus mandatory physical training.

    Prerequisites:
    Co-requisite: AFRO 101.

    Credits: (2)

  
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    AFRO 102 - Foundations of the USAF


    Description:
    A survey course briefly overviewing Air Force structure, missions, organizations, officership,  professionalism, and an introduction to communicative skills.

    Credits: (1)

  
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    AFRO 102LAB - GMC Leadership Laboratory


    Description:
    Practical experience in Air Force customs and courtesies, physical fitness, drills, ceremonies, and opportunities available to commissioned officers. Two hours weekly plus mandatory physical training. Grade will either be S or U.

    Prerequisites:
    Co-requisite: AFRO 102.

    Credits: (2)

  
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    AFRO 103 - Foundations of the USAF


    Description:
    A survey course briefly overviewing Air Force structure, missions, organizations, officership, professionalism, and an introduction to communicative skills.

    Credits: (1)

  
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    AFRO 103LAB - GMC Leadership Laboratory


    Description:
    Practical experience in Air Force customs and courtesies, physical fitness, drills, ceremonies, and opportunities available to commissioned officers. Two hours weekly plus mandatory physical training. Grade will either be S or U.

    Prerequisites:
    Co-requisite: AFRO 103.

    Credits: (2)

  
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    AFRO 201 - The Evolution of USAF Air and Space Power


    Description:
    Through historical examples, we examine the development of Air Force capabilities and missions to demonstrate the evolution of today’s USAF air and space power.

    Credits: (1)

  
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    AFRO 201LAB - GMC Leadership Laboratory


    Description:
    Practical experience in Air Force customs and courtesies, drills, ceremonies, giving military commands, and preparation for field training. Two hours weekly plus mandatory physical training. Grade will either be S or U.

    Prerequisites:
    Co-requisite: AFRO 201.

    Credits: (2)

  
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    AFRO 202 - The Evolution of USAF Air and Space Power


    Description:
    Through historical examples, we examine the development of Air Force capabilities and missions to demonstrate the evolution of today’s USAF air and space power.

    Credits: (1)

  
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    AFRO 202LAB - GMC Leadership Laboratory


    Description:
    Practical experience in Air Force customs and courtesies, drills, ceremonies, giving military commands, and preparation for field training. Two hours weekly plus mandatory physical training. Grade will either be S or U.

    Prerequisites:
    Co-requisite: AFRO 202.

    Credits: (2)

  
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    AFRO 203 - The Evolution of USAF Air and Space Power


    Description:
    Through historical examples, we examine the development of Air Force capabilities and missions to demonstrate the evolution of today’s USAF air and space power.

    Credits: (1)

  
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    AFRO 203LAB - GMC Leadership Laboratory


    Description:
    Practical experience in Air Force customs and courtesies, drill and ceremonies, giving military commands, and preparation for field training. Two hours weekly plus mandatory physical training. Grade will either be S or U.

    Prerequisites:
    Co-requisite: AFRO 203.

    Credits: (2)

  
  
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    AFRO 298 - Special Topics


    Description:
    May be repeated for credit under different subtitle.

    Credits: (1-6)

  
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    AFRO 299 - Seminar


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-5)

  
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    AFRO 301 - Air Force Leadership Studies


    Description:
    Provides leadership, management fundamentals, professional knowledge, Air Force personnel and evaluation systems, leadership ethics, and the communication skills required of an Air Force junior officer.

    Credits: (3)

  
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    AFRO 301LAB - POC Leadership Laboratory


    Description:
    Students plan, organize, coordinate, and direct cadet corps activities, enhancing communication, management, and other leadership skills. Three hours weekly plus mandatory physical training. Grade will either be S or U. Course will be offered every year (Fall).

    Prerequisites:
    Co-requisite: AFRO 301.

    Credits: (2)

    Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

    Learner Outcome

    Activity (optional)

    Assessment

    “Esprit de Corps”

    • Develop esprit de corps through participation in group activities
    • Demonstrate the ability to work within a group to accomplish a goal

    Team Sports

    Capture the Flag

    Joint Activities with Army ROTC

    • Students will be assessed by instructor observation.

    “Cadet Mentoring Program”

    • Define the styles of a mentor
    • List the rules of mentoring

     

    Establish a Cadet Mentoring Program

    • Students will be evaluated by instructor observation

    “Health and Wellness”

    • Identify the components of the AF fitness assessment
    • Identify healthy lifestyle choices

     

    Physical Fitness Assessment

    Nutritionist Presentation

    • Students will be added later evaluated by instructor observation and practical examination.

    “Customs& Courtesies”

    • Demonstrate proper Air Force customs& courtesies.

    Saluting

    Reporting Procedures

    Reveille and Retreat

    • Students will be assessed by verbal& written tests, and by practical examination.

    “Dress, Appearance,& Grooming”

    • Identify and demonstrate proper Air Force dress, appearance,& grooming standards.

    Open Ranks Inspections

    • Students will be assessed by verbal& written tests, and instructor observation.

    “Drill& Ceremonies”

    • Demonstrate Air Force formal dining, awards, and flag ceremonies.
    • Demonstrate parade procedures.

    Presidential Day Retreat

    Dining In

    Dining Out

    Joint Military Ball

    • Students will be assessed by verbal& written tests, practical examination, and instructor observation.

    “Leadership& Management”

    • Demonstrate leadership& management skills.
    • Demonstrate feedback principles& evaluate the performance of subordinates.

    Plan and Execute Leadership Laboratory Objectives

    Operate the cadet corps

    • Students will be assessed by instructor observation.

    “Feedback and Performance Evaluation Skills”

    • Provide performance feedback and evaluation to cadet wing subordinates.

    Cadet Evaluation System

    • Students will be evaluated by instructor observation and practical examination.

    “Commander’s Call”

    • Construct and brief Cadet Corps on mandatory topics as directed by Higher Headquarters

     

    Perform Commander’s Call at Leadership Laboratory

    • Students will be assessed by instructor observation.

    “Physical Training”

    • Value the importance of physical training

     

    Physical Training 3 days a week

    Physical Fitness Assessment

    • Students will be evaluated by instructor observation and practical examination.

    “Professional Officer Course Cadet”

    • Perform leadership position in cadet wing

    Lead an Assortment of Cadet Wing Activities

    • Students will be evaluated by instructor observation and practical examination.


  
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    AFRO 302 - Air Force Leadership Studies


    Description:
    Provides leadership, management fundamentals, professional knowledge, Air Force personnel and evaluation systems, leadership ethics, and the communication skills required of an Air Force junior officer.

    Credits: (3)

  
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    AFRO 302LAB - POC Leadership Laboratory


    Description:
    Students plan, organize, coordinate, and direct cadet corps activities, enhancing communication, management, and other leadership skills. Three hours weekly plus mandatory physical training. Grade will either be S or U. Course will be offered every year (Winter).

    Prerequisites:
    Co-requisite: AFRO 302.

    Credits: (2)

    Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

    Learner Outcome

    Activity (optional)

    Assessment

    “Esprit de Corps”

    • Develop esprit de corps through participation in group activities

    Demonstrate the ability to work within a group to accomplish a goal

    Team Sports

    Capture the Flag

    Joint Activities with Army ROTC

    Students will be assessed by instructor observation.

    “Cadet Mentoring Program”

    • Define the styles of a mentor

    List the rules of mentoring

    Establish a Cadet Mentoring Program

    Students will be evaluated by instructor observation

    “Health and Wellness”

    • Identify the components of the AF fitness assessment

    Identify healthy lifestyle choices

    Physical Fitness Assessment

    Nutritionist Presentation

    Students will be entered later evaluated by instructor observation and practical examination.

    “Customs& Courtesies”

    Demonstrate proper Air Force customs& courtesies.

    Saluting

    Reporting Procedures

    Reveille and Retreat

    Students will be assessed by verbal& written tests, and by practical examination.

    “Dress, Appearance, and Grooming”

    Identify and demonstrate proper Air Force dress, appearance,& grooming standards.

    Open Ranks Inspections

    Students will be assessed by verbal& written tests, and instructor observation.

    “Drill& Ceremonies”

    • Demonstrate Air Force formal dining, awards, and flag ceremonies.

    Demonstrate parade procedures.

    Presidential Day Retreat

    Dining In

    Dining Out

    Joint Military Ball

    Students will be assessed by verbal& written tests, practical examination, and instructor observation.

    “Leadership& Management”

    • Demonstrate leadership& management skills.

    Demonstrate feedback principles& evaluate the performance of subordinates.

    Plan and Execute Leadership Laboratory Objectives

    Operate the cadet corps

    Students will be assessed by instructor observation.

    “Feedback and Performance Evaluation Skills”

    Provide performance feedback and evaluation to cadet wing subordinates.

    Cadet Evaluation System

    Students will be evaluated by instructor observation and practical examination.

    “Commander’s Call”

    Construct and brief Cadet Corps on mandatory topics as directed by Higher Headquarters

    Perform Commander’s Call at Leadership Laboratory

    Students will be assessed by instructor observation.

    “Physical Training”

    Value the importance of physical training

    Physical Training 3 days a week

    Physical Fitness Assessment

    Students will be evaluated by instructor observation and practical examination.

    “Professional Officer Course Cadet”

    Perform leadership position in cadet wing

    Lead an Assortment of Cadet Wing Activities

    Students will be evaluated by instructor observation and practical examination.



  
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    AFRO 303 - Air Force Leadership Studies


    Description:
    Provides leadership, management fundamentals, professional knowledge, Air Force personnel and evaluation systems, leadership ethics, and the communication skills required of an Air Force junior officer.

    Credits: (3)

  
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    AFRO 303LAB - POC Leadership Laboratory


    Description:
    Students plan, organize, coordinate, and direct cadet corps activities, enhancing communication, management, and other leadership skills. Three hours weekly plus mandatory physical training. Grade will either be S or U. Course will be offered every year (Spring).

    Prerequisites:
    Co-requisite: AFRO 303.

    Credits: (2)

    Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

    Learner Outcome

    Activity (optional)

    Assessment

    “Esprit de Corps”

    • Develop esprit de corps through participation in group activities
    • Demonstrate the ability to work within a group to accomplish a goal

    Team Sports

    Capture the Flag

    Joint Activities with Army ROTC

    • Students will be assessed by instructor observation.

    “Cadet Mentoring Program”

    • Define the styles of a mentor
    • List the rules of mentoring

     

    Establish a Cadet Mentoring Program

    • Students will be evaluated by instructor observation

    “Health and Wellness”

    • Identify the components of the AF fitness assessment
    • Identify healthy lifestyle choices

     

    Physical Fitness Assessment

    Nutritionist Presentation

    • Students will be entered later evaluated by instructor observation and practical examination.

    “Customs& Courtesies”

    • Demonstrate proper Air Force customs& courtesies.

    Saluting

    Reporting Procedures

    Reveille and Retreat

    • Students will be assessed by verbal& written tests, and by practical examination.

    “Dress, Appearance,& Grooming”

    • Identify and demonstrate proper Air Force dress, appearance,& grooming standards.

    Open Ranks Inspections

    • Students will be assessed by verbal& written tests, and instructor observation.

    “Drill& Ceremonies”

    • Demonstrate Air Force formal dining, awards, and flag ceremonies.
    • Demonstrate parade procedures.

    Presidential Day Retreat

    Dining In

    Dining Out

    Joint Military Ball

    • Students will be assessed by verbal& written tests, practical examination, and instructor observation.

    “Leadership& Management”

    • Demonstrate leadership& management skills.
    • Demonstrate feedback principles& evaluate the performance of subordinates.

    Plan and Execute Leadership Laboratory Objectives

    Operate the cadet corps

    • Students will be assessed by instructor observation.

    “Feedback and Performance Evaluation Skills”

    • Provide performance feedback and evaluation to cadet wing subordinates.

    Cadet Evaluation System

    • Students will be evaluated by instructor observation and practical examination.

    “Commander’s Call”

    • Construct and brief Cadet Corps on mandatory topics as directed by Higher Headquarters

     

    Perform Commander’s Call at Leadership Laboratory

    • Students will be assessed by instructor observation.

    “Physical Training”

    • Value the importance of physical training

     

    Physical Training 3 days a week

    Physical Fitness Assessment

    • Students will be evaluated by instructor observation and practical examination.

    “Professional Officer Course Cadet”

    • Perform leadership position in cadet wing

    Lead an Assortment of Cadet Wing Activities

    • Students will be evaluated by instructor observation and practical examination.


  
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    AFRO 350 - Four-week Summer Field Training


    Description:
    Organization, operation, and mission of an Air Force base; physical conditioning; applied leadership training and evaluation; marksmanship; survival orientation; and field exercises. May be repeated for credit. Grade will either be S or U.

    Credits: (3)

  
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    AFRO 396 - Individual Study


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

  
  •  

    AFRO 397 - Honors


    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to department honors program.

    Credits: (1-12)

  
  •  

    AFRO 398 - Special Topics


    Description:
    May be repeated for credit under different subtitle.

    Credits: (1-6)

  
  •  

    AFRO 399 - Seminar


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-5)

  
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    AFRO 401 - National Security Affairs and Preparation for Active Duty


    Description:
    Examines national security process, regional studies, advanced leadership ethics, Air Force Doctrine, officership, military justice, and preparation for active duty.

    Credits: (3)

  
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    AFRO 401LAB - POC Leadership Laboratory


    Description:
    Advanced leadership experiences involving planning and conducting cadet training activities, oral and written communications, and developing human relations skills. Three hours weekly plus mandatory physical training. Grade will either be S or U. Course will be offered every year (Fall).

    Prerequisites:
    Co-requisite: AFRO 401.

    Credits: (2)

    Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

    Learner Outcome

    Activity (optional)

    Assessment

    “Esprit de Corps”

    • Develop esprit de corps through participation in group activities
    • Demonstrate the ability to work within a group to accomplish a goal

    Team Sports

    Capture the Flag

    Joint Activities with Army ROTC

    • Students will be assessed by instructor observation.

    “Cadet Mentoring Program”

    • Define the styles of a mentor
    • List the rules of mentoring

     

    Establish a Cadet Mentoring Program

    • Students will be evaluated by instructor observation

    “Health and Wellness”

    • Identify the components of the AF fitness assessment
    • Identify healthy lifestyle choices

     

    Physical Fitness Assessment

    Nutritionist Presentation

    • Students will be evaluated by instructor observation and practical examination.

    “Customs& Courtesies”

    • Demonstrate proper Air Force customs& courtesies.

    Saluting

    Reporting Procedures

    Reveille and Retreat

    • Students will be assessed by verbal& written tests, and by practical examination.

    “Dress, Appearance,& Grooming”

    • Identify and demonstrate proper Air Force dress, appearance,& grooming standards.

    Open Ranks Inspections

    • Students will be assessed by verbal& written tests, and instructor observation.

    “Drill& Ceremonies”

    • Demonstrate Air Force formal dining, awards, and flag ceremonies.
    • Demonstrate parade procedures.

    Presidential Day Retreat

    Dining In

    Dining Out

    Joint Military Ball

    • Students will be assessed by verbal& written tests, practical examination, and instructor observation.

    “Leadership& Management”

    • Demonstrate leadership& management skills.
    • Demonstrate feedback principles& evaluate the performance of subordinates.

    Plan and Execute Leadership Laboratory Objectives

    Operate the cadet corps

    • Students will be assessed by instructor observation.

    “Feedback and Performance Evaluation Skills”

    • Provide performance feedback and evaluation to cadet wing subordinates.

    Cadet Evaluation System

    • Students will be evaluated by instructor observation and practical examination.

    “Commander’s Call”

    • Construct and brief Cadet Corps on mandatory topics as directed by Higher Headquarters

     

    Perform Commander’s Call at Leadership Laboratory

    • Students will be entered later assessed by instructor observation.

    “Physical Training”

    • Value the importance of physical training

     

    Physical Training 3 days a week

    Physical Fitness Assessment

    • Students will be evaluated by instructor observation and practical examination.

    “Air Force Employment Exercise”

    • Build and execute a war plan.

    Apply Air and Space Power Capabilities in a Wargame Scenario

    • Students will be evaluated by instructor observation.


 

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