Fall 2013 Special Topics Course Descriptions
MGMT-546-001 Building Your Network - 1 credit
This course will concentrate on community building for individuals to advance their personal and professional careers. Students will explore and develop the art of building professional and social networks through readings, discussions, and opportunities to practice. The who, the how, the when, and the why of developing new relationships will be examined.
MUSC-486-001 Choral Tour of Austria and Germany - 1 credit
Semester course with a Europe choral tour component to Germany, Austria, from December 18-January 2 performing concerts productions in Vienna, Munich, Melk, Loosdorf, Tadten, Grossriedenthal, Krems, Salzburg and Traiskirchen. The choirs will attend one performance at the Vienna State Opera House. This course requires concurrent registration in MUSC-137/337 and MUSC-486.
SPAN-486-001 Premios Nobel de la Literatura en Español - 3 credits
Survey of writings from Nobel laureates in Spanish Literature. Poetry, prose, fiction and non-fiction writings present an overview of the literary genre which reflects the cultural and socio-political realities of the Spanish speaking worlds.
SVLD-546-001 Readings in Servant Leadership - 3 credits
The readings course offers students an opportunity to focus sustained attention on a specific topic or figure within the servant leadership field. Examples may include: Greenleaf and his critics; biography and servant leadership. May be taken more than once if topics vary.
UNST-286-001/002 Success Strategies for Pre-Nursing - 2 credits
This course is designed to help prepare students who wish to petition to enter the nursing major. The course will further develop the skills necessary for success in the college learning environment and beyond, with a particular focus on the demands of the nursing program. The emphasis will be on development of effective learning strategies and exposure to the rigors of the nursing major. Topics include reading for learning; using and studying math; time management; stress management; coping with pressure; goal setting; and learning about the experiences of current students and how they adjusted to the demands of the nursing program. In addition, students will learn strategies for success in chemistry and anatomy and physiology. Restricted to students in the Pre-Nursing Prep Program.