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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 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

 

Management (MGT)

  
  • MGT 384 - Introduction to International Business


    Description:
    Principles of International business in culture, diversity, ethics, sustainability, politics, economics, finance, operations, human resources, and global markets. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: MGT 380 or MGT 382.

    Credits: (5)

    General Education Category: K4 - Global Dynamics

    General Education Pathways: P3 Perspectives on Current Issues, P5 Sustainability

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Identify, analyze, and evaluate global, national, and local challenges related to globalization and sustainability.
    • Describe and illustrate the roles of ethics, sustainability, diversity and social justice in the world’s political economy.
    • Address social, cultural, and political issues and their impacts on regional economic development.
    • Examine factors in the international consumer markets, financial markets and labor markets, and analyze their impact on the strategic decision making process in international organizations.
    • Using interdisciplinary perspectives and conceptual models, identify the critical problem of an international organization, formulate and implement a sustainable solution to the problem.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    11/16/17

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MGT 386 - Principles of Organizational Behavior


    Description:
    Applied and conceptual analysis of behavior within organizations. Involves leadership, motivation, communications, group processes, decision-making, climate, and culture.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: 45 credits or higher.

    Credits: (5)

    General Education Category: K6 - Individual & Society

    General Education Pathways: P4 Social Justice

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Demonstrate knowledge of and the ability to apply key concepts in the field of organizational behavior to individuals, groups, and organizations.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of major theories of justice, power, ethics, trust, motivation, and leadership as they relate to individuals, groups, and organizations within a business context.
    • Examine approaches to Organizational Behavior that involve a range of quantitative, qualitative, and experimental methods.
    • Apply management theories through a project involving the analysis of organizational data and the application of theory to explain organizational dynamics such as power differences, diversity and inequity.
    • Explore approaches to diversity and inequity within the field of business and examine the role they play in the development of teams and organizations

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    1/9/2020

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Ellensburg, Online Spring Locations: Ellensburg, Online Summer Locations: Online
  
  • MGT 389 - Business and Society


    Description:
    This course interweaves ethics into a survey of topic and issues pertinent to the business, government, and society relationship. Major themes are social responsibility, business ethics, ethical decision-making, sustainability, and ethical policy and practice. Course will be offered every year (Fall, and Spring).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: MGT 380 or MGT 382.

    Credits: (5)

    General Education Category: K6 - Individual & Society

    General Education Pathways: P3 Perspectives on Current Issues

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Identify varieties of capitalist societies and explain how they function as a global system.
    • Explain why the institution of corporation was created, and the role it is intended to play in capitalist societies.
    • Identify the different forms of corporations and businesses, and explain their intended functions and how they are governed and make decisions.
    • Understand different theoretical perspectives on the societal roles and relationships of business, government, and civil society. 
    • Explain different perspectives and theories on how business organizations create and destroy value for their stakeholders, and influence public discourse and politics.
    • Articulate different ways of measuring the social, environmental, and economic impacts of business on society.
    • Critically apply theories to analyze current issues related to the role and impacts of business in society.
    • Describe how a diverse society imposes a range of often conflicting expectations on business organizations, and be able to explain how companies manage these expectations. 

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    12/21/17

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MGT 394 - Legal Considerations in Sport Business


    Description:
    An exploration of the relationship between sports and the law. Issues to be explored include liability, legal rights of employees and athletes, as well as managing the legal risk in the sports profession. Course will be offered every year (Fall).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: BUS 241 and admission to a College of Business 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; OR (declaration of a sports business minor or certificate); OR (declaration of a sport management major).

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Understand history and development of American court and legal systems and comprehend the terminology and procedure used in legal proceedings.
    • Apply knowledge of various areas of the law to individuals who are involved in the management of sports including contract, tort, constitutional, statutory, regulatory and case law.
    • Utilize risk management strategies to minimize or avoid legal liability in sports business settings.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/4/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MGT 395 - Leadership in Business Organizations


    Description:
    Examination of theories and practices of leadership in business organizations.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or above (45 credits or more).

    Credits: (5)

    General Education Category: K5 - Humanities

    General Education Pathways: P2 Health & Well-being, P4 Social Justice

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Read and respond in both oral and written form to literary works on Leadership from various cultures.Examine leadership from a historical perspective, tracing the changes in leadership thought and using it to help synthesize ideas in current leadership theory.
    • Examine leadership from a historical perspective, tracing the changes in leadership thought and using it to help synthesize ideas in current leadership theory.
    • Compare and contrast alternative ways of understanding, describing, and interpreting the leadership experience from both the leader’s and follower’s perspective, including the role of inequity and power differences on these relationships 
    • Identify their own linguistic, conceptual, and normative presuppositions regarding leaders, leadership, and followership, including assumptions regarding social justice, equity, power differences, and trust.
    • Analyze a variety of factors that shape one’s experience as a leader including the role of language, philosophy, history, and culture. 
    • Recognize and evaluate the impacts of leadership on one’s personal, social, professional, and economic well-being, and how these impacts connects to social justice.
    • Examine how gender has been treated by various leadership theories and its implications for social justice.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    12/5/19

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg
  
  • MGT 396 - Individual Study


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MGT 397 - Honors


    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to department honors program.

    Credits: (1-12)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MGT 398 - Special Topics


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MGT 399 - Seminar


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-5)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MGT 477 - Global Leadership and Culture


    Description:
    Leadership and developmental relationships across cultures, cultural influences on leadership attributes, behaviors, and performance; leader development, self-assessment of leader competencies.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: (MGT 382 and admission to a College of Business 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) OR (MGT 380 and admission to the Integrated Energy Management Program).

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Describe managerial roles in the international context.
    • Identify globally effective leadership attributes and behaviors.
    • Evaluate the validity of Western and non- Western leadership models and theories in the context of globalization and international leadership.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of one’s own culture and identity through a cross- cultural perspective.
    • Operationalize one’s self as a leader in various cultures.
    • Explain international approaches to developmental relationships and developing global leaders.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/5/2015

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MGT 478 - Leadership Capstone


    Description:
    Culminating learning experience that explores knowledge of effective leadership acquired through all previous leadership curriculum. Involves application and evaluation of: students’ leader competencies, knowledge of leadership theory, values, and ethics. Course will be offered every year (Fall and Spring).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: MGT 382, MGT 395, and MGT 483 all with a grade of C or higher 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)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Formulate coherent framework for integration of relational leadership theory, understand leadership experiences of self and others.
    • Use relationship-building skills with individuals, task groups, professional associations, community associations, boards, advocacy groups, etc.
    • Illustrate role of emotional intelligence in leadership, identify students’ own emotional intelligence.
    • Implement positive conflict resolution techniques.
    • Identify the role of values and ethics in leadership.
    • Demonstrate ability to effectively lead others in a business, university, or community project.
    • Evaluate students’ own leader effectiveness.
    • Identify goals and select and implement interventions that will enhance the functioning of a population, organization and/or community group.
    • Assess and demonstrate knowledge regarding various leadership styles across contexts, situations, and applications (e.g., within and across age, race and ethnicity; relationships, cultural contexts, and industries).

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MGT 482 - Advanced Organizational Behavior


    Description:
    MGT 482 builds on the foundations and theories of MGT 386 by providing students with an advanced understanding of the field of organizational behavior. Students will be challenged to develop and improve their leadership knowledge and skills, and they will also learn to apply, integrate, and problem-solve using emerging management research.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: MGT 386 and admission to a College of Business 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)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Have an advanced understanding of research in organizational behavior as well as related fields such as social, cognitive, and personality psychology.
    • Apply concepts learned in this course in real world managerial problem solving.
    • Critically analyze different management strategies
    • Demonstrate improved leadership and team-based knowledge and skills.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/5/2015

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MGT 483 - Decision Making and Organizational Change


    Description:
    This course analyzes the synergetic relationship between leadership, decision making and organizational change. It combines theory and applied practice to inform students of current studies on how effective decisions are made, how bad decisions can be avoided and how to implement change resulting from good decisions. The dual aspects of the decision-making process: intuitive and analytical will be covered, and the respective values of both will be highlighted.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: MGT 382 and admission to a College of Business 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)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Understand and apply motivational strategies to increase group performance and lead change.
    • Enhance the efficiency and productivity of team work.
    • Analyze and leverage personal and organizational networks.
    • Improve their strategic thinking and planning, particularly in terms of how to align organizational mission, strategy, culture, and performance management.
    • Analyze leadership opportunities and barriers-for themselves and when advising others.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/5/2015

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MGT 484 - International Management


    Description:
    A comparative study of management in selected countries as well as an analysis of key managerial problems encountered in the multinational corporation.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: (MGT 380 or MGT 382) and admission to a College of Business 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)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Understand the context of international management.
    • Appreciate the importance of global strategic planning and how it differs from a domestic only focus.
    • Understand how national/regional culture impacts on managing an international firm.
    • Comprehend the challenges of global communication and negotiations.
    • Articulate the challenges of managing a multicultural team and consider strategies to leverage cultural diversity.
    • Reflect how to manage global managers.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    1/9/2020

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Summer Locations: Online
  
  • MGT 489 - Strategic Management


    Description:
    Focuses on problem solving and decision making in the strategic management of the total enterprise. Integrates lessons from Accounting (ACCT), Economics (ECON), Finance (FIN), Information Systems (MIS), Management (MGT), Marketing (MKT), and Supply Chain (SCM). Department permission.

    Credits: (5)

    General Education Category: CE - Culminating Experience

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Reflect upon, integrate, and apply knowledge of academic writing, quantitative reasoning, and business principles.
    • Apply higher order critical thinking and problem solving skills, in identifying a problem, proposing a solution, and evaluating its effectiveness.
    • Synthesize the results of the strategic analyses, propose a strategy in response to the problem identified, and present the strategy and its outcomes.
    • Demonstrate clear written and oral communication strategies and techniques.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    12/5/19

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Ellensburg Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg Summer Locations: Ellensburg
  
  • MGT 490 - Management Internship


    Description:
    An individualized, contracted field experience with business, industry, government, or social service agencies focusing on management related activities. This contractual arrangement involves a student learning plan, cooperating employer supervision, and faculty coordination. By department permission. May be repeated up to 20 credits. Grade will either be S or U. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: 2.8 or higher CWU cumulative gpa.

    Credits: (1-12)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Apply learning in professional workplace environment
    • Demonstrate professional behavior in the workplace
    • Substantive discipline-based outcomes developed by individual students in consult with faculty advisor

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    11/2/17

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MGT 493 - Management Boot Camp


    Description:
    Supervised field experience seminar focused on management organizations and processes. On-location industry engagement. Education, training, and business skills application in industry setting. Grade will either be S or U. Permission of instructor. May be repeated up to 6 credits. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Prepare a research brief on each organization participating in the boot camp
    • Exhibit professional behavior and appropriate business skills in industry setting.
    • Establish a professional network within the industry professionals
    • Illustrate an awareness of the organization(s) participating in the boot camp.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/1/18

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MGT 496 - Individual Study


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MGT 497 - Honors


    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to department honors program.

    Credits: (1-12)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MGT 498 - Special Topics


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MGT 499 - Seminar


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-5)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:

Management Information System (MIS)

  
  • MIS 298 - Special Topics


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MIS 299 - Seminar


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-5)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MIS 320 - Business Process Analysis and Systems


    Description:
    Addresses the role of business processes and enterprise information systems employed by industry. Employs an industry simulation to illustrate the integrative impact of business decisions involving forecasting, operations, distribution, purchasing, finance and other traditional functions. Course will be offered every year. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequistes: BUS 102 or IT 101 or CS 101, or by permission of FSCM department chair.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Recognize the importance of business processes and the role of information in supporting process integration in modern organizations
    • Diagram fundamental business processes such as accounting, procurement, fulfilment, production, inventory and warehouse management, and material planning.
    • Outline the various types of data necessary to support different business processes.
    • Apply the tools and systems available in a recognized enterprise resources planning system to collect and analyzed business processes in a simulated environment.
    • Prepare and apply changes to decision variables to improve performance in a simulated operating environment involving demand, distribution, operations, purchasing, inventory and other related processes.
    • Prepare and apply changes to decision variables to improve performance in a simulated operating environment involving demand, distribution, operations, purchasing, inventory and other related processes.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    12/21/17

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MIS 386 - Management Information Systems


    Description:
    Use of computer-based information systems in all functional areas of business. Computer and information technology, resources, management, and end-user decision making, and system development.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: BUS 221 and admission to a college of business major; or admission to a College of Business Graduate program.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon sucessful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Recognize basic information system concepts as applied to business operations and management.
    • List the major components of a computer system, including hardware, software, operating systems and operating environments as they apply to information systems.
    • Evaluate select, and use computer based information systems from a management perspective.
    • Distinguish the functionality of the various hardware and software components of information systems.
    • Create tools commonly used in basic MIS applications such as spreadsheet, databases and websites.
    • Explain how to utilize large-scale computer applications systems to assist with business management and operations.
    • Prepare assignment related to the above objectives as an individual or in a team environment.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    01/22/2015

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MIS 396 - Individual Study


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MIS 397 - Honors


    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to department honors program.

    Credits: (1-12)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MIS 398 - Special Topics


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MIS 399 - Seminar


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-5)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MIS 446 - Systems Analysis and Design in Business


    Description:
    Methods for the analysis and assessment of business processes and subsequent planning, configuration and implementation of supporting enterprise system modules. Incorporates systems development tools, modeling, process redesign; applications configuration. Course will be offered every year. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: MIS 320.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Differentiate between the role of configuration and customization in the design and implementation of an enterprise resource planning system (ERP).
    • Explain how processes, structure, data and business rules affect how to configure an ERP system to address requirements of an organization.
    • List the most common functional areas of an organization addressed when designing and configuring an ERP system.
    • Formulate the requirements to configure each component of an enterprise resource planning system to meet the needs of a specific organization.
    • Perform the actions necessary to configure an ERP system to support the management structure and operation requirements of a specific organization. 
    • Evaluate how changes in an organizations structure and/or operations may require changes to an ERP system configuration.
    • Implement changes to an ERP system configuration to match changes in a specific organizations structure and operations.
    • Outline the steps to properly test, debug and document changes in ERP systems configuration.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/1/18

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MIS 460 - Applied Business Analytics


    Description:
    Application of business intelligence tools and techniques to retrieve and analyze data and implement business decisions in a dynamic simulated environment. Employs leading industry based enterprise management, business intelligence tools and simulations. Course will be offered every year. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: (MIS 386 with a minimum grade of C AND admission to a college of business 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) OR (MIS 386 with a minimum grade of C AND declaration of any minor or certificate offered through the College of Business); OR (MIS 386 with a minimum grade of C AND admission to the Integrated Energy Management Program) OR (MIS 320 with a minimum grade of C and declaration of any minor or certificate offered through the College of Business).

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Discuss the role of data in supporting management decision making.
    • Apply the fundamentals of data mining technologies to common business decisions.
    • Prepare a data mining application using industry-based enterprise management system.
    • Distinguish among the various data warehousing models.
    • Create a series of data analysis to address specific business decisions related to management, marketing, manufacturing, supply chain, finance, accounting and human resources.
    • Create a series of performance dashboards and employ the dashboards to evaluate performance, assess options and apply changes to improve performance in a simulated environment.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    4/6/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MIS 490 - Management Information Systems Internship


    Description:
    An individualized, contracted field experience with business, industry, government, or social service agencies focusing on management information systems related activities. This contractual arrangement involves a student learning plan, cooperating employer supervision, and faculty coordination. By permission. May be repeated for credit. Grade will either be S or U. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: 2.8 or higher CWU cumulative gpa.

    Credits: (1-12)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Apply learning in professional workplace environment
    • Demonstrate professional behavior in the workplace
    • Develop substantive discipline-based outcomes  in consult with faculty advisor

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    1/18/18

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MIS 493 - Management Information Systems Boot Camp


    Description:
    Supervised field experience seminar focused on management information system related organizations and processes. On-location industry engagement. Education, training, and business skills application in industry setting. Grade will either be S or U. Permission of instructor. May be repeated up to 6 credits. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Prepare a research brief on each organization participating in the boot camp
    • Exhibit professional behavior and appropriate business skills in industry setting.
    • Establish a professional network within the industry professionals
    • Illustrate an awareness of the organization(s) participating in the boot camp.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/1/18

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MIS 496 - Individual Study


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MIS 497 - Honors


    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to department honors program.

    Credits: (1-12)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MIS 498 - Special Topics


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MIS 499 - Seminar


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-5)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:

Marketing (MKT)

  
  • MKT 298 - Special Topics


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MKT 299 - Seminar


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-5)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MKT 360 - Principles of Marketing


    Description:
    Principles of marketing class for non-business majors. Explores the function and processes of marketing, introducing students to the fundamental marketing concepts.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: this course is only available to non-business majors with 45 or more credits.

    Credits: (5)

    General Education Category: K2 - Community, Culture, & Citizenship

    General Education Pathways: P5 Sustainability, P6 Ways of Knowing

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the fundamental concepts of marketing
    • Explain and analyze the importance of social, cultural, and economic information and change to the business community.
    • Explain how marketing uses psychological, social, cultural, and situational factors to create value for customers.
    • Analyze the effects of culture and social media on political marketing, consumer behavior, and society.
    • Explore and describe the different qualitative and quantitative market research techniques and their potential impact on society.
    • Explain and describe the impact of the sustainability movement on inviduals, the business community, and society through product development/management, packaging, and corporate social responsibility. 

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    12/5/19

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Ellensburg Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg Summer Locations: Ellensburg
  
  • MKT 362 - Essential Marketing Concepts


    Description:
    Introduction to the principles of marketing, creating, communicating, and delivering superior customer value, choosing target markets, managing customer relations. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: ECON 201 and BUS 221 and admission to a College of Business major; OR, admission to a College of Business Graduate Program.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Illustrate the importance of customer value.
    • Explain the importance of market segmentation, targeting, and positioning.
    • Investigate the role of product strategies within the marketing mix.
    • Compare and contrast promotion strategies within the marketing mix.
    • Compare and contrast distribution (place) strategies within the marketing mix.
    • Analyze the role of price strategies within the marketing mix.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/15/18

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MKT 364 - Marketing Promotion Management


    Description:
    Communication problems of marketing goods and services to consumers and industrial buyers; advertising management, personal selling, and sales promotion; analysis for the promotion mix; and public interest in marketing communication.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: MKT 362 or MKT 360.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Demonstrate knowledge of communication theories and their contribution to marketing communication strategies.
    • Application of communication theories to the design of advertising, sales promotion, direct marketing, personal selling and public relations strategies.
    • Identify and apply relevant marketing communication strategies to develop consistent, coherent brand message that resonates with targeted consumers.
    • Propose an integrated marketing communication strategy for a variety of business problems or contexts.
    • Identify the differences between business to consumer and business to business communication strategies.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/7/19

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MKT 365 - International Marketing


    Description:
    Marketing functions involved in doing business internationally, environmental conditions affecting international trade, and problems of securing employment internationally.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: (MKT 362 and admission to a College of Business 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) OR (MKT 360 and admission to the Integrated Energy Management Program).

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Identification and application of the international environment as it effects marketing strategy, including history, political structure, economics and trade policy.
    • Application of marketing mix concepts and strategies to international marketing problems.
    • Conduct international market analysis.
    • Articulation of the marketing challenges facing global businesses.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/5/2015

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MKT 370 - Sports Marketing and Sponsorship


    Description:
    This course takes a strong industry focus to the study of sports marketing. Work examines the range of promotional strategies and tactics used by different leagues/sport businesses to attract and retain sports fans. Additional topics include the nature of effective sports sponsorship campaigns. Course will be offered every year (Fall and Spring).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: (MKT 362 and admission to a College of Business 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) OR (MKT 360 with a minimum C- grade and declaration of a sport business minor or certificate); OR (MKT 360 with a minimum C- grade and declaration of a sport management major).

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Identification of marketing mix strategies and concepts that comprise a sports marketing plan.
    • Articulation of the sport product experience.
    • Application of market segmentation and brand positioning to sports business.
    • Development presentation and proposed implementation of a marketing plan for a sport business.
    • Differentiate sport consumption from other types of consumption and apply customer relationship management strategies to sport business.
    • Articulation of the challenges facing sport business locally, regionally, nationally, and globally.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/4/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MKT 371 - Sponsorship and Promotion in Sport Business


    Description:
    Examination of sport sponsorship, sales, implementation, and evaluation; communication between sport sellers and consumers through advertising, sales promotion, public relations, and other forms of communication. Course will be offered every year (Summer).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: (MKT 362 and admission to a College of Business 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) OR (MKT 360 with a minimum grade of C- and declaration of a sport business minor or certificate); OR (MKT 360 with a minimum grade of C- and declaration of a sport management major).

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Demonstrate knowledge of the foundation and use of sports sponsorship from both a sport organization and corporate sponsor perspective.
    • Develop, implement and evaluate a sports sponsorship program.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of marketing communication theory and its application in the sport context, particularly in the development, implementation and evaluation of sport promotions.
    • Develop, implement, and evaluate a sports promotion program.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/4/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MKT 372 - Revenue Generation and Finance in Sport Business


    Description:
    Examination of historical and current practice in revenue generation and financing of sport organizations, including public and private sources of revenue. Course will be offered every year (Winter).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: (MKT 362 and admission to a College of Business 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) OR (MKT 360 with a minimum grade of C- and declaration of a sport business minor or certificate); OR (MKT 360 with a minimum grade of C- and declaration of a sport management major).

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Learn the historical development of revenue generation and financing of sport activities and organizations.
    • Identify and recommend the use of appropriate public subsidies as sources of revenue for sport activities, facilities, and organization.
    • Identify and recommend the use of appropriate private revenue sources available to sport organizations, including ticket sales, fund-raising, concessions, licensing, media rights, sponsorship, and naming rights.
    • Develop, implement and evaluate the revenue streams available to an existing or new sport facility or organization.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/4/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MKT 376 - Foundations of Digital Marketing


    Description:
    Explores the impact of digital media on consumer behavior and marketing strategies. Provides an overview of digital metrics and analytics, online business models, future trends, and ethical implications of digital marketing. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: MKT 360 or MKT 362.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Identify and analyze fundamental digital marketing concepts.
    • Analyze online business models.
    • Identify social, cultural, and ethical factors and dilemmas that impact digital marketing strategies.
    • Compare digital with traditional marketing.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    4/5/18

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MKT 396 - Individual Study


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MKT 397 - Honors


    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to department honors program.

    Credits: (1-12)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MKT 398 - Special Topics


    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MKT 399 - Seminar


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-5)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MKT 468 - Consumer Behavior


    Description:
    An introduction to analysis of the consumer as a basis for marketing decisions. The analysis concerns who buys what, how the consumer uses the product, the significance of the product to the consumer, and the buying process.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: MKT 362 with a grade of C or higher and admission to a College of Business 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)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Critically analyze the internal and external influence on consumption, and correspondingly identify appropriate branding and product strategies.
    • Evaluate various theoretical frameworks for explaining buyer behavior.
    • Identify and apply relevant consumer behavior theories to propose an appropriate brand position for a selected product or service.
    • Identify and apply relevant consumer behavior theories to evaluate their own consumption.
    • Identify the differences between individual buyer behavior and organization buyer behavior.
    • Apply the basic principles underlying human behavior to a variety of business contexts and situations.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/5/2015

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MKT 469 - Market Research


    Description:
    Application of research to economic and business problems; tools of research design; planning investigations; gathering, organizing, and interpreting data; and presentation of findings.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: MKT 362 with a minimum grade of C or higher, AND completion of the College of Business Foundation courses with a minimum grade of C- or higher in each course and a minimum collegiate GPA of 2.25.
     

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Articulate the need for and importance of decision-making in marketing, inherent difficulties and pitfalls, and the importance of research in marketing decision-making.
    • Compare and contrast commonly used techniques in the collection and analysis of marketing research information.
    • Apply common statistical and quantitative techniques to aid in marketing management decision making.
    • Describe and explain the various ways marketing research information aids management decision making.
    • Implement the research process as an information gathering technique to aid the marketing decision process.
    • Use marketing research techniques to investigate and report on a business-related problem or opportunity.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    5/8/20

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MKT 470 - Marketing Problems and Policy


    Description:
    The capstone course for the marketing specialty. Use case analysis and other techniques to develop marketing decision skills and policy determination abilities. By permission.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: MKT 362 and MKT 468 and MKT 469 with a grade of C or higher and admission to a College of Business 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)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Critically analyze the internal and external marketing environments to identify and implement strategic marketing decisions (product, price, place, promotion, brand, position, etc.).
    • Evaluate various theoretical frameworks for integrating marketing activities and setting organizational marketing strategy.
    • Identify, analyze, select and implement (propose implementation) an appropriate brand position for a selected product or service.
    • Employ relevant analytical frameworks or approaches to assess major types of marketing problems (i.e., product, decisions, pricing decisions, distribution decisions, etc.).
    • Develop and present a comprehensive marketing plan for a selected marketing problem.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/5/2015

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MKT 476 - Advanced Digital Marketing


    Description:
    Application of digital marketing theories and concepts to real-world cases and projects.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: MKT 376.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Design digital marketing strategies relevant to a business problem.
    • Propose key performance indicators to evaluate digital marketing strategies.
    • Design and manage digital marketing tactics and strategies on  technological platforms.
    • Evaluate the impact of external factors on digital marketing strategies.
    • Synthesize and justify digital marketing strategies relevant to a business problem.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/7/19

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MKT 490 - Marketing Internship


    Description:
    An individualized, contracted field experience with business, industry, government, or social service agencies focusing on marketing related activities. This contractual arrangement involves a student learning plan, cooperating employer supervision, and faculty coordination. By department permission. May be repeated up to 20 credits. Grade will either be S or U. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: 2.8 or higher CWU cumulative gpa.

    Credits: (1-12)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Apply learning in professional workplace environment
    • Demonstrate professional behavior in the workplace
    • Substantive discipline-based outcomes developed by individual students in consult with faculty advisor

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    11/2/17

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MKT 493 - Marketing Boot Camp


    Description:
    Supervised field experience seminar focused on marketing related organizations and processes. On-location industry engagement. Education, training, and business skills application in industry setting. Grade will either be S or U. Permission of instructor. May be repeated up to 6 credits. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Prepare a research brief on each organization participating in the boot camp
    • Exhibit professional behavior and appropriate business skills in industry setting.
    • Establish a professional network within the industry professionals
    • Illustrate an awareness of the organization(s) participating in the boot camp.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/1/18

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MKT 496 - Individual Study


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MKT 497 - Honors


    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to department honors program.

    Credits: (1-12)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MKT 498 - Special Topics


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MKT 499 - Seminar


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-5)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:

Mathematics (MATH)

  
  • MATH 100A - Pre-Algebra


    Description:
    This course is designed to prepare students for college mathematics. Symbolic, graphical, and numeric representations will be studied to understand and apply the concepts underlying algebra. Grade will be XC. Credits will not be allowed toward meeting bachelor’s degree requirements.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: appropriate placement test score.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Simplify and solve mathematical expressions of whole, integer, rational, and real numbers in symbolic and numeric form
    • Recognize a variety of problem situations including real-world phenomena that can be modeled by linear functions
    • Translate among numeric, symbolic, graphical, and real-world representations of functions
    • Understand and use the order of operations for numerical calculations and for algebraic manipulations
    • Applying appropriate technology to solve problems
    • Recognize, apply, and model the four basic operations of the real numbers numerically, symbolically, and graphically
    • Use and apply operations on decimal, percent, ratios, and rates numbers to solve problems
    • Make and test hypothesis
    • Work on extended problems in cooperative groups

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    10/17/19

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Ellensburg Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg
  
  • MATH 100B - Introductory Algebra


    Description:
    This course is designed to prepare students for college mathematics. Symbolic, graphical, and numeric representations will be studied to understand and apply the concepts of algebra. Grade will be XC. Credits will not be allowed toward meeting bachelor’s degree requirements.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: appropriate placement score or Math 100A with a grade of C or higher.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Simplify and solve mathematical expressions of whole, integer, rational, and real numbers in symbolic and numeric form
    • Recognize a variety of problem situations including real-world phenomena that can be modeled by linear, quadratic, rational, and absolute-value functions
    • Translate among numeric, symbolic, graphical, and real-world representations of functions
    • Understand and use the order of operations for numerical calculations and for algebraic manipulations
    • Identify and use commutative, associative, and distributive properties of the integer, rational, real numbers.
    • Recognize, apply, and model the addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and radical operations of the real numbers numerically, symbolically, scientific notation, and graphically
    • Use and apply operations on decimal, percent, ratios, and rates numbers to solve problems
    • Make and test hypotheses.
    • Work on extended problems in cooperative groups and applying appropriate technology to solve problems.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    1/23/03

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Ellensburg Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg
  
  • MATH 100BC - Accelerated Algebra


    Description:
    This accelerated course is designed for students pursuing a major requiring pre-calculus. It provides students with the necessary algebra skills, graphing and calculator skills, problem solving strategies, and academic study skills. Permission of instructor. MATH 100BC and MATH 100C  are equivalent courses; a student may not receive credit for both.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: successful completion of MATH 100A or placement test scores qualifying for MATH 100B, but not MATH 100C; and an intention to pursue a major requiring MATH 153 or higher.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:

    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • recognize, translate and solve inequalities in symbolic and graphic situations.
    • understand, recognize and apply set notation and interval notation to identified sections of a graph.
    • solve simple and complex expressions and equations by appropriately applying order of operations.
    • convert, simplify, solve and apply operations of fractions in isolation and in real world problems.
    • recognize, sketch, solve, translate and write equations of linear functions given graphs, data and/or equations.
    • identify, describe, sketch and solve quadratic equations in standard and vertex form, translating between the two.
    • make and explain the connections between properties of quadratic equations and the graph, creating equations when necessary.
    • recognize, recall and apply properties of exponents to simplify expressions and equations.
    • identify and perform basic factoring on polynomials (difference of squares, greatest common factor, grouping, leading coefficient of 1).
    • identify and perform advanced factoring on polynomials (leading coefficient </>1, factoring twice).
    • identify, classify and create regression equations given tables of data or graphs.
    • recognize, identify and describe properties of a function from a given graph or function.
    • apply understanding of properties of functions and identify them in a given graph or function.
    • write, modify and describe transformations in equations and graphs.
    • recall the quadratic formula and apply it to given equations in standard and non-standard form.
    • identify and state properties of polynomial functions and translate the function to a graph and vice versa.
    • apply understanding of factoring to find domain and simplify rational functions.
    • apply understanding of rational expressions to solve rational equations for a variable. 
    • translate between radical and exponential form and apply properties of radicals to simplify.
    • apply properties of operations with radicals to compute, solve and simplify radical equations.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    3/5/20

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Ellensburg Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg

  
  • MATH 100C - Intermediate Algebra


    Description:
    This course is designed to prepare students for college-level precalculus mathematics. Symbolic, graphical, and numeric representations will be studied to understand and apply the concepts needed to be successful in precalculus. Credits will not be allowed toward meeting bachelor’s degree requirements. MATH 100BC and MATH 100C  are equivalent courses; a student may not receive credit for both.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: Math 100B with a grade of C or higher or appropriate placement score.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Simplify, solve, and evaluate mathematical expressions of whole, integer, rational, and real numbers in symbolic and numeric form
    • Recognize a variety of problem situations including real-world phenomena that can be modeled and solved by linear, quadratic, rational, exponential, and absolute-value functions
    • Translate among numeric, symbolic, graphical, and real-world representations of functions
    • Understand and use the order of operations simplify numerical and algebraic expressions.
    • Understand and use the commutative, associative, and distributive properties to simplify numerical and algebraic expressions.
    • Solve a system of equation in symbolic and real-world problem form.
    • Use and apply operations on decimal, percent, ratios, and rates numbers to solve problems
    • Make and test hypotheses
    • Work on extended problems in cooperative groups and applying appropriate technology to solve problems.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    5/6/19

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Ellensburg Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg
  
  • MATH 101 - Mathematics in the Modern World


    Description:
    Selected topics, from the development and applications of mathematics together with their relationship to the development of our present society, designed to advance critical thinking and quantitative reasoning.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: students must achieve an appropriate test score or successfully complete the required prerequisite course/s before enrolling in a Quantitative Reasoning course.

    Credits: (5)

    General Education Category: FYE3 - Quantitative Reasoning

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Explain mathematical information presented in various forms.
    • Convert mathematical information from one form to another.
    • Perform mathematical calculations accurately.
    • Use quantitative analysis to draw conclusions.
    • Make and evaluate assumptions in estimation, modeling and data analysis.
    • Effectively communicate their mathematical thinking.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    11/1/18

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Ellensburg Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg Summer Locations: Ellensburg
  
  • MATH 102 - Mathematical Decision Making


    Description:
    Selected topics from probability, statistics, and mathematical decision making with real-world application.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: students must achieve an appropriate test score or successfully complete the required prerequisite course/s before enrolling in a Quantitative Reasoning course.

    Credits: (5)

    General Education Category: FYE3 - Quantitative Reasoning

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Read and generate a variety of graphs.
    • Use and interpret basic statistical summaries.
    • Explain the limitations of statistics
    • Interpret and explain relationships expressed through symbols.
    • Identify problems in context.
    • Interpret quantitative data in a specific context.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    02/02/06

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Ellensburg Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg
  
  • MATH 103 - Mathematics for Social Justice


    Description:
    The overarching goal of this course is for students to develop the ability and inclination to use mathematics to understand, and improve, the world around us, exploring social, political, and economic justice.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: admittance to the Douglas Honors College and a grade of C or higher in MATH 100B or an appropriate test score on the mathematics placement exam.

    Credits: (5)

    General Education Category: FYE3 - Quantitative Reasoning

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Explain and interpret information presented in mathematical forms (e.g., equations, graphs, diagrams, tables, basic statistical measures).
    • Convert relevant information into various mathematical forms (e.g., equations, graphs, diagrams, tables, basic statistical measures).
    • Draw  conclusions concerning social justice issues based on quantitative analysis.
    • Make and evaluate assumptions in a social justice context using estimation, modeling, and data analysis.  
    • Analyze and critique social justice claims and arguments involving quantitative information.
    • Perform college-level arithmetical and mathematical calculations.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/20/20

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Ellensburg Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg
  
  • MATH 120 - Mathematics as a Mirror: Cultural and Historical Approaches


    Description:
    Mathematics is a living field of study which has reflected cultural ideas and norms throughout the centuries.  This course will explore the relationship between culture and mathematics in Europe, Africa, and Asia across time. Course will be offered on odd numbered years. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Credits: (4)

    General Education Category: K6 - Individual & Society

    General Education Pathways: P6 Ways of Knowing

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Compare and contrast different forms of mathematical reasoning used in different cultures and at different times.
    • Analyze the social networks through which mathematics is transmitted today, and how this was done in various cultures in the past.
    • Seek out and utilize research resources in the history of mathematics and science.
    • Evaluate claims that the political and social structure of a culture effects its mathematics using both historical and quantitative methods.
    • Articulate ways that social structures affect access which groups have access to mathematical knowledge.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    12/21/17

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MATH 130 - Finite Mathematics


    Description:
    The language of sets, counting procedures, introductory probability, decision making, and introductory descriptive statistics. Meets General Education “reasoning” requirement and prepares student for introductory statistics courses in various departments.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: students must achieve an appropriate test score or successfully complete the required prerequisite course/s before enrolling in a Quantitative Reasoning course.

    Credits: (5)

    General Education Category: FYE3 - Quantitative Reasoning

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Apply the fundamental counting principal to various sets.
    • Calculate and interpret basic probabilities of events.
    • Calculate and interpret measures of center and dispersion.
    • Recognize and interpret a binomial distribution and apply it to real world problems.
    • Recognize and interpret a normal distribution and apply it to real world problems.
    • Use, interpret and create a variety of graphical representations to model real world data.
    • Use, interpret and create a variety of numerical summaries to model real world data.
    • Apply the Central Limit Theorem to describe sampling distributions.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    11/1/18

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Ellensburg Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg Summer Locations: Ellensburg
  
  • MATH 153 - Pre-Calculus Mathematics I


    Description:
    A foundation course which stresses those algebraic and elementary function concepts together with the manipulative skills essential to the study of calculus.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: satisfactory score on math placement exam or completion of MATH 100C or higher.

    Credits: (5)

    General Education Category: FYE3 - Quantitative Reasoning

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Identify and describe functions.
    • Utilize functions.
    • Work with prototype functions.
    • Identify and describe the effects of transformations on both the algebraic and graphical forms of functions.
    • Identify and describe properties of the graph of a function.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    11/1/18

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Ellensburg Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg Summer Locations: Ellensburg
  
  • MATH 154 - Pre-Calculus Mathematics II


    Description:
    A continuation of MATH 153 with emphasis on trigonometric functions, vectors, systems of equations, the complex numbers, and an introduction to analytic geometry.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: MATH 153 with a grade of C or higher or satisfactory score on math placement exam.

    Credits: (5)

    General Education Category: FYE3 - Quantitative Reasoning

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Model real phenomena using trigonometric functions.
    • Convert between different units of angular measure.
    • Analyze the effects of transformations on the graphs of trigonometric function
    • Use and manipulate inverse trigonometric functions.
    • Use trigonometric formula.
    • Locate and determine features of trigonometric functions and their inverses.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    11/1/18

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Ellensburg Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg Summer Locations: Ellensburg
  
  • MATH 155 - Applied Precalculus


    Description:
    An accelerated review of topics necessary for success in a technology field focusing on linear, quadratic, logarithmic, exponential, and trigonometric equations and practical applications to these fields. This course will not prepare you for calculus.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: A grade of C or higher in Math 100C or an appropriate test score on the mathematics placement exam.

    Credits: (5)

    General Education Category: FYE3 - Quantitative Reasoning

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Apply trigonometry, including law of sines, to solve problems.
    • Use various representations to explain, interpret and apply mathematical information.
    • Apply functions to real world problems.  
    • Use algebra to model data, estimate solutions and solve applied problems.
    • Identify, manipulate, and apply algebraic formulas
    • Analyze data, make judgements, and draw appropriate conclusions from mathematical information.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    11/1/18

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Ellensburg
  
  • MATH 164 - Foundations of Arithmetic


    Description:
    Structure of the real number system. Properties of and operations on integers, rationals, decimal representation, percentages, proportion, graphing, and elementary problem solving. Recommended for the prospective elementary school teacher.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: students must achieve an appropriate test score or successfully complete the required prerequisite course/s before enrolling in a Quantitative Reasoning course.

    Credits: (5)

    General Education Category: FYE3 - Quantitative Reasoning

    Learner Outcomes:
     

    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Effectively use math manipulatives to explore mathematical concepts.
    • Describe the structure, properties, charactieristics of, and relationships between ancient numeration systems, base numeration systems, and place value systems.
    • Describe the intricacies of counting.
    • Apply and explain arithmetic operations including adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing.
    • Differentiate between sets of numbers including natrual, whole, integers, rational, irrational and real.
    • Explore, apply and explain concepts or number and set theory as they relate to elementary mathematics.
    • Use technology to explore mathematical concepts.
    • Develop critical thinking to explore, solve, generalize and prove mathematics ideas.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    11/1/18

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:

  
  • MATH 170 - Intuitive Calculus


    Description:
    An intuitive approach to the differential and integral calculus specifically designed for students in the behavioral, managerial, and social sciences. Not open to students with credit for MATH 172 or higher. Basic Skills 4 - Math. Course will be offered every year (Winter).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: MATH 153 with a grade of C or higher or appropriate score on the math placement exam.

    Credits: (5)

    General Education Category: Basic Skills 4 - Math.

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • FInd and interpret the limit of a function.
    • Discuss the continutity of a function.
    • Differentiate and integrate a variety of common functions.
    • Develop a conceptual understanding of a derivative and an integral and describe each in varying contexts.
    • Use derivatives to describe behavior of curves.
    • Solve optimization problems.
    • Calculate accumulated change using reimann sums a techniques of integration.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    11/1/18

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MATH 172 - Calculus I


    Description:
    Theory, techniques, and applications of differentiation and integration of the elementary functions.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: Completion of MATH 154 with a grade of C or higher or an appropriate test score on the mathematics placement exam.

    Credits: (5)

    General Education Category: FYE3 - Quantitative Reasoning

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Determine limits and continuity of functions.
    • Determine the derivatives of algebraic functions using the definition of derivative.
    • Determine the derivatives of functions.
    • Use the concept of the derivative to determine properties of functions.
    • Model situations using the derivative of a function.
    • Use the first and second derivatives of a function to determine maxima and minima of a function.
    • Understand the relationship between the derivative of a function and the function’s graphical representation.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    10/3/19

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Ellensburg Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg Summer Locations: Ellensburg
  
  • MATH 173 - Calculus II


    Description:
    Theory, techniques, and applications of differentiation and integration of the elementary functions.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: MATH 172 with a grade of C or higher.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Use the process of antidifferentiation to solve problems.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the definition of a definite integral.
    • Use the Fundamental Theorem of Calcululs to solve problems.
    • Compute antiderivatives using basic antidifferentiation rules.
    • Use improper integrals to solve problems.
    • Set up definite integrals to represent quantities that are given in context.
    • Relate the techniques of integration to the solution of differential equations.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    12/20/07

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Ellensburg Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg Summer Locations: Ellensburg
  
  • MATH 206 - Mathematics for Teachers: Number and Operations (Put on reserve 9/16/19)


    Description:
    This course focuses on the conceptual and procedural understanding of number and operations including counting, place value, models for operations, set theory, algorithms, and the real number system. Concepts are taught from a problem solving perspective. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter, and Spring). (Put on reserve 9/16/19, will go inactive 8/24/22)

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: sophomore standing and an appropriate score on the SAT, ACT, or mathematics placement exam.

    Credits: (4)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Identify the structure, properties, characteristics of, and relationships between ancient numeration systems and base numeration systems including the use of appropriate manipulatives to help reveal the underlying structures. 1.D.5
    • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the intricacy of learning to count including the distinction between counting as a list of numbers in order and counting to determine a number of objects (cardinality principle). 1.D.4
    • Use and explain arithmetic operations of different number systems and their properties through the addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers and through the addition and subtraction of rational numbers including fraction and decimal numbers and will be able to explain and solve problems involving standard and alternative algorithms. 1.D.5
    • Apply and explain the major concepts of number theory and set theory as they apply to elementary mathematics. 1.D.4, 1.D.5, 1.D.6, 4.A
    • Use appropriate technology to investigate and represent concepts, methods and application of mathematical concepts. 1.D.4
    • Use principles of mathematical thinking and problem solving to explore, solve, generalize and prove mathematical problems.1.D.3
    • Explain of the progression of learning that begins with the base-ten number system, counting and place value, as it builds to the understanding of and operations with whole numbers, fractions and decimal numbers. 1.D.1, 1.D.4.A, 2.A,
    • Apply the fundamental principles, concepts, and procedures related to mathematical problem solving. 1.D.2, 1.D.3

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    5/09/17

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MATH 207 - Mathematics Honors Seminar - Lower Level


    Description:
    Introduction to new areas of mathematics. Exposure to open problems in mathematics, and to the practice of modern research mathematics. May be repeated up to 12 credits.

    Credits: (1)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Name major results in a new field of mathematics.
    • Locate and read modern literature in research mathematics.
    • Attempt to solve open problems in mathematics.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    4/04/13

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MATH 210 - Statistics, Society, and Decisions


    Description:

    The statistical revolution has dramatically changed how our society makes decisions. This course will examine how statistics is used in diverse fields and current ethical and social issues surrounding the use of statistics and data.  Does not count towards the Mathematics minor. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: student must have received at least a 500 on the SAT, or a 19 on the ACT or a score of 50-Pre-Algebra or 26-Algebra or 31-College Algebra or 31-Trigonometry on the Compass test or completed MATH 100B with a C or higher or a higher level math class.

    Credits: (5)

    General Education Category: K8 - Science & Technology

    General Education Pathways: P3 Perspectives on Current Issues, P6 Ways of Knowing

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Recognize the use of basic statistical concepts such as margins of error and p-values.
    • Summarize data both graphically and numerically.
    • Interpret graphical and numerical summaries of data.
    • Interpret statistical concepts such as p-values and margins of error in context.
    • Apply statistical concepts in varied disciplines and contexts.
    • Appraise whether given statistical techniques and study designs are being applied correctly and reasonably, and whether correct conclusions are being drawn.
    • Use principles of experimental design to formulate statistical questions.
    • Distinguish between correlation and causation and decide when the conditions for causation have reasonably been met.
    • Analyze the implications of the use of statistics and data in modern society.
    • Write clear, non-technical explanations of statistical results.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    11/16/17

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MATH 211 - Statistical Concepts and Methods


    Description:
    An introduction to statistics for any student. Topics include exploratory data analysis, regression, sampling distributions, hypothesis testing, and confidence intervals. Course emphasizes applied data analysis and includes use of a statistical software package.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: Satisfactory score on placement exam or completion of MATH 100B or higher.

    Credits: (5)

    General Education Category: FYE3 - Quantitative Reasoning

    Learner Outcomes:
     

    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Apply tools of exploratory data analysis (both graphical and numerical summaries) to describe the distribution of variables and the relationships between them.
    • Describe the relationships between variables using graphs (scatterplots or bar graphs), tables (two-way tables, marginal and conditional distributions), and equations (regression lines), as appropriate.
    • Identify types of study design and sampling, and determine whether these designs are being used appropriately.
    • Calculate test statistics, p-values, and confidence intervals.
    • Use statistical tools, including hypothesis tests and confidence intervals, to draw conclusions and make judgments based on real data sets.
    • Choose the appropriate statistical tool for a given situation.
    • Evaluate whether assumptions for a given statistical model are met.
    • Write statistical problems and results clearly and correctly.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    4/22/19

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Ellensburg Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg

  
  • MATH 216 - Number and Operations 2 (Put on Reserve 9/1/2020)


    Description:
    This course focuses on the conceptual and procedural understanding of number and operations including patterns, proportional reasoning, percentages, integer operations and models, number theory, and irrational numbers. Concepts are taught from a problem solving perspective. (Put on reserve 9/1/2020, will go inactive 8/24/23)

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: either MATH 100C with a grade of C or higher or score of 66 or higher on the Compass Algebra test.

    Credits: (4)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Represent proportional relationships using tables, graphs, equations, diagrams, mathematical models, and verbal descriptions.
    • Demonstrate conceptual understanding in analyzing and solving real world problems that require the use of ratios, the unit rate, rates, proportions and scaling and be able to verbally and through the use of models connect proportional relationships to geometry, measurement, statistics, probability and function.
    • Use and explain arithmetic operations and their properties through the addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of integers and other real numbers including irrational numbers. They will be able to explain and solve problems involving standard and alternative algorithms.
    • Analyze, extend and generalize patterns both geometrically and algebraically.  They will write both in explicit and recursive definitions for generating a sequence.
    • Use appropriate technology to investigate and represent concepts, methods and application of mathematical concepts.
    • Use principles of mathematical thinking and problem solving to explore, solve, generalize and prove mathematical problems.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    1/23/14

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MATH 226 - Mathematics for Teachers: Geometry and Measurement


    Description:
    This course focuses on the conceptual and procedural understanding of geometry and measurement including shapes, rigid motions, similarity, congruence, spatial reasoning, proof and measurement. Concepts are taught from a problem solving perspective using appropriate technology.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: Completion of MATH 100B with a grade of C or higher or an appropriate test score on the mathematics placement exam.

    Credits: (4)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Use and explain geometric concepts of point, line (both parallel, perpendicular and skew), plane, and angle and use them in describing and defining shapes and reasoning about spatial locations. 1.D.8
    • Explain and prove the Pythagorean Theorem and apply it to problem solving situation. 1.D.8.E
    • Use and explain congruence and similarity in terms of translations, rotations, reflections and dilations and solve problems involving congruence and similarity in multiple ways.1.D.8
    • Derive formulas for the perimeter and area of two dimensional figures and the volume and surface area of three dimensional figures. They will then apply the formulas to solving problems involving two and three dimensional shapes. 1.D.7, 1.D.8
    • Use appropriate technology to investigate and represent concepts, methods and application of mathematical concepts. 1.D.11
    • Use principles of mathematical thinking and problem solving to explore, solve, generalize and prove mathematical problems. 1.D.2
    • Using the Van Hiele levels of geometric understanding, students will explain the developmental progression of geometric thinking including the development of spatial perception, recognition of shapes, visual matching, counting, classifying and creation of two- and three-dimensional objects, creating and expanding patterns, and spatial rotation. 1.D.1, 2.A
    • Engage in developmentally and culturally responsive teaching of geometric concepts. 1.D.12.E, 2.B, 2.C, 2.D, 4. A, 4.B, 4.C
    • Select, use, and determine suitability of the available mathematics curricula, teaching materials, and other resources including manipulatives for the teaching/learning of geometry for all students. 1.D.12.A, 2.B, 2.C, 2.D, 4. A, 4.B, 4.C
    • Demonstrate the ability to guide student discourse with geometric concepts. 1.D.12.C, 4.I

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    1/9/2020

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Ellensburg Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg Summer Locations: Ellensburg, Des Moines
  
  • MATH 232 - Discrete Modeling for Middle-level Teachers


    Description:
    Discrete models including recurrence relations finite differences, logic, applications of graph theory, applications of linear programming, and simple combinatorics.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: MATH 130 and MATH 154.

    Credits: (4)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Use and apply the process of mathematical induction
    • Use and apply different types of counting principles
    • Use and apply recurrence relation principles.
    • Use and apply deductive logic as a form of reasoning
    • Use and apply models having roots in graph theory, combinatorics, linear programming, and difference equations.
    • Create and teach a problem solving discrete mathematics lesson using pedagogy appropriate for middle level students.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    5/6/19

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Ellensburg
  
  • MATH 237 - Ciphers and Mathematics (Put on Reserve 9/1/2020)


    Description:
    This course will examine classical ciphers and how mathematics can be used to encipher, decipher, and cryptanalyze. Substitution and transposition ciphers will be examined in an historical context. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern (Winter). (Put on reserve 9/1/2020, will go inactive 8/24/23)

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: MATH 100C or MATH 101 or MATH 130.

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Encrypt and decrypt monoalphabetic substitution ciphers.
    • Use mathematical techniques (frequency analysis, word lengths, and linguistic patterns) to cryptanalyze monoalphabetic substitution ciphers.
    • Encrypt and decrypt transposition ciphers.
    • Determine and use appropriate mathematical techniques to cryptanalyze transposition ciphers.
    • Encrypt and decrypt Vigenere Cipher.
    • Apply frequency analysis, Kaisiski method, and the index of coincidence to cryptanalyze Vingere ciphers.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/04/17

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MATH 250 - Intuitive Geometry for Elementary Teachers


    Description:
    An intuitive approach to the geometry topics relative to the elementary school curriculum.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: MATH 164 with a grade of C or higher.

    Credits: (4)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MATH 260 - Sets and Logic


    Description:
    Essentials of mathematical proofs, including use of quantifiers and principles of valid inference. Set theory as a mathematical system.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: MATH 173 with a grade of C or higher or MATH 172 and CS 301 with grades of C or higher.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Perform basic set operations and determine set relations.
    • Interpret and manipulate quantified statements in mathematical notation.
    • Analyze the structure of mathematical arguments and proofs.
    • Construct mathematical proofs.
    • Disprove a statement.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    10/22/17

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MATH 265 - Linear Algebra I


    Description:
    Vector spaces, linear systems, matrices, and determinants.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: MATH 173 with a grade of C or higher.

    Credits: (4)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Solve systems of linear equations.
    • Perform basic matrix operations.
    • Determine and use vector space properties.
    • Translate information between the context of systems of equations, coefficient matrices, and the domain and range of a linear transformation.
    • Solve problems requiring the use of eigenvalues and eigenvectors.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    10/22/17

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MATH 272 - Multivariable Calculus I


    Description:
    Differential and integral calculus of multivariable functions and related topics.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: MATH 173 with a grade of C or higher.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Compute partial sums.
    • Determine convergence and values of infinite series.
    • Determine the interval of convergence for power series.
    • Solve problems using Taylor Polynomials and Taylor Series.
    • Learn basic vector algebra properties in R”2 and R”3.
    • Solve problems using functions of two or more variables.
    • Solve problems requiring partial differentiation of functions in two or more variables.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    12/20/07

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MATH 273 - Multivariable Calculus II


    Description:
    Differential and integral calculus of multivariable functions and related topics.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: MATH 272 with a grade of C or higher.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Use double and triple integrals to solve problems.
    • Use parametric descriptions of curves and surfaces.
    • Use vector fields to solve problems.
    • Use line integrals to solve problems.
    • Use surface integrals to solve problems.
    • State and apply the Divergence and Stoke’s theorems to solve problems.
    • Use line integrals to solve problems.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    12/20/07

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MATH 290 - The Habits of Mind of Mathematical Thinkers


    Description:
    Students will engage in practices that highlight ways of thinking like mathematicians.  In this course students will learn how to transition from using mathematics as a tool to being empowered by mathematics as a way of thinking.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: MATH 260.

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • recognize reasoning and proof as fundamental aspects of mathematics.
    • coherently and precisely communicate mathematical thinking and ideas both orally and in writing.
    • recognize and use connections among different areas of mathematics.
    • use and connect multiple representations to understand and communicate mathematical concepts and procedures.
    • use and adapt a variety of appropriate strategies to solve problems that arise in mathematics

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    1/9/20

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Winter Locations: Ellensburg
  
  • MATH 298 - Special Topics


    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MATH 299 - Seminar


    Credits: (1-5)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MATH 299E - Orientation Seminar: Secondary Mathematics


    Description:
    Introductory seminar for new mathematics education students focusing on problem solving, technical presentation of solutions, and electronic portfolio preparation.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: admission to the teaching secondary math major, and application to the Teacher Certification Program. Corequisite: EFC 210.

    Credits: (2)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MATH 299S - Seminar - Math Major Orientation


    Description:
    Introductory seminar for new math majors, focusing on requirements and preparation for the math major. Students will learn appropriate software which will be used in future math major courses. Course will be offered every year (Fall).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: MATH 173. Pre- or Co-requisites: MATH 260 and MATH 272.

    Credits: (4)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Articulate post-graduation options of mathematical majors.
    • Utilize principles of success including time management, interpersonal communication, and research strategies.
    • Perform basic mathematical problem solving skills.
    • Interpret and manipulate quantified statements in mathematical notation.
    • Use technical tools to support their future mathematical endeavors. 
    • Create a visualization of mathematical problems.
    • Use a computer system to calculate mathematical iterations. 
    • Communicate mathematical work in written and verbal formats.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    6/4/19

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Ellensburg

  
  • MATH 306 - Middle-Level Mathematics Capstone


    Description:
    Middle-level Mathematics graduates must know a broad range of mathematical concepts and be fluent with numerous skills.  This course will require teacher candidates to demonstrate conceptual knowledge and produral proficiency using a variety of methods.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: MATH 130 and MATH 154.

    Credits: (3)

    General Education Category: CE - Culminating Experience

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • demonstrate proficiency in applying problem-solving skills to various mathematical domains.
    • reflect on understanding of the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the discipline.
    • integrate and apply knowledge of disciplinary content and pedagogical practice to create a plan for self-directed professional development.
    • showcase a creative synthesis of program work.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    12/5/19

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Winter Locations: Online Spring Locations: Online
  
  • MATH 314 - Probability and Statistics


    Description:
    This course is a calculus-based introduction to probability statistics. Topics include the basic rules of probability, random variables, continuous and discrete probability distributions, moments, sampling distributions for common statistics, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: MATH 173 with a grade of C or higher.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Apply the basic rules of probability to calculate probabilities.
    • Calculate probabilities and moments for continuous and discrete distributions.
    • Use sampling distributions and limit theorems to calculate probabilities for sample means and proportions.
    • Apply confidence intervals, hypothesis intervals, and other statistical tools to real data sets.
    • Decide on the appropriate statistical tool for a given situation, and defend the use of that particular tool.
    • Write statistical problems and results clearly and correctly.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/05/15

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MATH 316 - Mathematics for Teachers: Proportional Reasoning and Algebra


    Description:
    This class focuses on children’s mathematical learning and the application of developmentally appropriate best teaching practices. Mathematical topics will include number and operations, patterns, proportional reasoning, percentages, functions and models, and number theory.  

    Prerequisites:
    MATH 164 or MATH 206.

    Credits: (4)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Represent proportional relationships using tables, graphs, equations, diagrams, mathematical models, and verbal descriptions. 1.D.10
    • Demonstrate conceptual understanding in analyzing and solving real world problems that require the use of ratios, the unit rate, rates, proportions and scaling and be able to verbally and through the use of models connect proportional relationships to geometry, measurement, statistics, probability and function. 1.D.4
    • Use and explain arithmetic operations and their properties through the addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of integers and other real numbers including irrational numbers. They will be able to explain and solve problems involving standard and alternative algorithms. 1.D.5
    • Analyze, extend and generalize patterns both geometrically and algebraically.  They will write both explicit and recursive definitions for generating a sequence. 1.D.6
    • Use appropriate technology to investigate and represent concepts, methods and application of mathematical concepts 1.D.11
    • Use principles of mathematical thinking and problem solving to explore, solve, generalize and prove mathematical problems. 1.D.2
    • Demonstrate the ability to embed CCSS-M Mathematical Practices in the instructional process to deepen conceptual understanding. 1.D. 3, 4.A, 4.B
    • Select, use, and determine suitability of the available mathematics curricula, teaching materials, and other resources including manipulatives for the learning of mathematics for all students. 1.D.12.A, 4.A, 4.B, 4.C, 4.F, 4.H
    • Demonstrate the ability to guide student discourse in mathematical problem solving, argumentation (creation and critiquing), literacy, and in-depth conceptual understanding. 1.D.12.C, 4.A, 4.B, 4.C, 4.D, 4.E, 4.I
    • Demonstrate knowledge of learning progressions, including conceptual and procedural milestones and common misconceptions, within each content domain and connections to instruction. 1.D.12.D, 2.A, 4.A
    • Engage in developmentally and culturally responsive teaching of mathematics 1.D.12.E, 2.C, 2.D, 3.D, 4.A, 4.B, 4.D,
    • Design and implement a wide range of assessment strategies to inform mathematics instruction and support student learning. 5.A, 5.B, 5.C, 5.D, 5. E, 5.F

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    5/04/17

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MATH 320 - History of Mathematics


    Description:
    A study of the development of mathematics and the personalities involved.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: MATH 260 with a grade of C or higher.

    Credits: (3)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  • MATH 321 - Mathematics BA Capstone


    Description:
    Mathematics BA graduates must know a broad range of mathematical concepts and be fluent with numerous skills. This course will require teacher candidates to demonstrate conceptual knowledge and procedural proficiency using a variety of methods.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: MATH 265 with a C or higher.

    Credits: (3)

    General Education Category: CE - Culminating Experience

    Learner Outcomes:
     

    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • demonstrate proficiency in applying problem-solving skills to various mathematical domains.
    • reflect on understanding of the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the discipline.
    • integrate and apply knowledge of disciplinary content and pedagogical practice to create a plan for self-directed professional development.
    • showcase a creative synthesis of program work.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    1/9/2020

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Winter Locations: Online Spring Locations: Online

 

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