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Spring 2015 Special Topics Course Descriptions

MGMT-486-001 Networking and Personal Branding- 2 credits
This Marketing YOU course focuses on YOU. It is an experiential seminar format that uses directed discussion and cooperative learning to define your personal brand and develop clarity in your career objectives.  This course is designed to complement other business coursework, preparing you to be successful in a professional setting.  It is a skills based course that includes topics such as understanding how to put together a professional resume, identifying your strengths, networking skills, learning to be a good mentee, communication skills, dressing for success, personal health, and managing your career.  The student will develop their personal marketing plan which will include the development of a personal brand, resume, and networking strategy.

SVLD-486-001 Franciscan Servant Leadership - 3 credits  **travel course**
SVLD-546-001 Franciscan Servant Leadership - 3 credits  **travel course**
This class will examine the lives of Francis and Clare of Assisi through study, research and a trip to Assisi and Rome.  Francis and Clare are servants and leaders whose lives of holiness and service continue to influence and inspire people who serve and lead in our time. 

SVLD-546-002 Grant Writing - 3 credits
This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to gain funds through grant proposals - a critical function for many public or nonprofit organizations.  Students will learn how to research funding sources and how to plan and write a proposal.  The course emphasizes grant writing as both a tool for serving the common good and a practice guided by the tenets of servant leadership.

THTR-286/486-001 Advanced Makeup Studio - 2 credits
This is a practical, hands on course exploring various methods and techniques of three dimensional and prosthetic makeup applications.  Prereq: THTR-180