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AssociateofAppliedScienceinAccounting(Pg137) AssociateofAppliedScienceinBusinessAdministrationAccounting(Pg139) AssociateofAppliedScienceinBusinessAdministrationManagement(Pg140) AssociateofAppliedScienceinBusinessAdministrationMarketing(Pg142) AssociateofAppliedScienceinCriminalJustice(Pg168) AssociateofAppliedScienceinGeneralStudies(Pg215) AssociateofAppliedScienceinMedicalAssisting(Pg206) AssociateofAppliedScienceinRadiologicTechnology(Pg204) AssociateofAppliedScienceinSurgicalTechnology(Pg207) AssociateDegreeofNursing(Pg193) AssociateofScienceinAccounting(Pg131) AssociateofScienceinAccounting(VirtualCampus)(Pg132) AssociateofScienceinBusinessAdministrationManagement(Pg134) AssociateofScienceinBusinessAdministration(VirtualCampus)(Pg135) AssociateofScienceinBusinessAdministrationMarketing(Pg136) AssociateofScienceinCriminalJustice(Pg161) AssociateofScienceinCriminalJustice(VirtualCampus)(Pg163) AssociateofScienceinCourtReporting(Pg164) AssociateofScienceinComputerSystemsSecurity(Pg180) AssociateofScienceinDigitalMediaDesign(Pg266) AssociateofScienceinElectronicsTechnology(Pg181) AssociateofScienceinGeneralStudies(Pg213) AssociateofScienceinGeneralStudies(VirtualCampus)(Pg214) AssociateofScienceinHealthAdministrationServices(Pg195) AssociateofScienceinHealthAdministrationServices(VirtualCampus) (Pg197) AssociateofScienceinInformationTechnology(Pg268) AssociateofScienceinInformationTechnology(VirtualCampus)(Pg269) AssociateofScienceinMedicalAssisting(Pg199) AssociateofScienceinMedicalBillingandCoding(VirtualCampus)(Pg200) AssociateofScienceinParalegalStudies(Pg165) AssociateofScienceinParalegalStudies(VirtualCampus)(Pg167) AssociateofScienceinSurgicalTechnology(Pg201) BachelorofScienceinAccounting(Pgs71and73)

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BachelorofScienceinAccounting(VirtualCampus)(Pg75) BachelorofScienceinAdvertisingandDigitalMediaDesign(Pg217) BachelorofScienceinBusinessAdministrationAccounting(Pg77) BachelorofScienceinBusinessAdministrationFinance(Pg80) BachelorofScienceinBusinessAdministrationFinance(VirtualCampus)(Pg82) BachelorofScienceinBusinessAdministrationHealthCareManagement(VirtualCampus)(Pg85) BachelorofScienceinBusinessAdministrationHumanResourceManagement(Pg87) BachelorofScienceinBusinessAdministrationHumanResourceManagement(VirtualCampus)(Pg89) BachelorofScienceinBusinessAdministrationInternationalBusiness(Pg92) BachelorofScienceinBusinessAdministrationInternationalBusiness(VirtualCampus)(Pg94) BachelorofScienceinBusinessAdministrationInformationTechnology(VirtualCampus)(Pg96) BachelorofScienceinBusinessAdministrationLogisticsandSupplyChainManagement(Pg98) BachelorofScienceinBusinessAdministrationManagement(VirtualCampus)(Pg103) BachelorofScienceinBusinessAdministrationManagement(Pg101) BachelorofScienceinBusinessAdministrationMarketing(VirtualCampus)(Pg105) BachelorofScienceinBusinessAdministrationMarketing(Pg107) BachelorofScienceinBusinessAdministrationProjectManagement(VirtualCampus)(Pg107) BachelorofScienceinBusinessAdministrationPropertyManagement(VirtualCampus)(Pg110) BachelorofScienceinComputerEngineering(Pg169) BachelorofScienceinCriminalJustice(Pg146) BachelorofScienceinCriminalJustice(VirtualCampus)(Pg148) BachelorofScienceinCriminalJusticeForensicInvestigation(Pg150) BachelorofScienceinCriminalJusticeHomelandSecurityandEmergencyManagement (VirtualCampus) (Pg152) BachelorofScienceinCriminalJusticeHumanServices(Pg154) BachelorofScienceinCriminalJusticeHumanServices(VirtualCampus)(Pg156) BachelorofScienceinCourtReporting(Pg157) BachelorofScienceinComputerScience(Pg171) BachelorofScienceinComputerSystemsSecurity(Pg173) BachelorofScienceinCybercrimeInvestigation(Pg144) BachelorofScienceinDigitalMediaDesign(Pg219) BachelorofScienceinDigitalMediaDesignAdvertisingMedia(Pg223) BachelorofScienceinDigitalMediaDesignCareerEmphasis(Pg225)

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BachelorofScienceinDigitalMediaDesignEmergingMedia(Pg221) BachelorofScienceinElectricalEngineering(Pg175) BachelorofScienceinEnterpriseInformationManagement(Pg227) BachelorofScienceinFinancialForensics(Pg112) BachelorofScienceinFinancialForensics(VirtualCampus)(Pg114) BachelorofScienceinFinance(Pg116) BachelorofScienceinFinance(VirtualCampus)(Pg118) BachelorofScienceinFinancialPlanning(Pg121) BachelorofScienceinFinancialPlanning(VirtualCampus)(Pg123) BachelorofScienceinHealthcareManagement(Pg183) BachelorofScienceinHealthcareManagement(KansasCity)(Pg184) BachelorofScienceinHealthServicesAdministration(Pg186) BachelorofScienceinHealthServicesAdministration(VirtualCampus)(Pg187) BachelorofScienceinInformationAssuranceandSecurityInformationTechnology(Pg231) BachelorofScienceinInformationAssuranceandSecurityComputerScience(Pg233) BachelorofScienceinInformationAssuranceandSecurityManagement(Pg236) BachelorofScienceinInformationSystemsManagement(Pg229) BachelorofScienceinInformationTechnology(VirtualCampus)(Pg240) BachelorofScienceinInformationTechnology(Pg238) BachelorofScienceinInformationTechnologyDataManagement(Pg242) BachelorofScienceinInformationTechnologyDataManagement (VirtualCampus)(Pg244) BachelorofScienceinInformationTechnologyNetworkManagement(Pg255) BachelorofScienceinInformationTechnologyNetworkManagement (VirtualCampus) (Pg256) BachelorofScienceinInformationTechnologySecurity(Pg246) BachelorofScienceinInformationTechnologySecurity(VirtualCampus) (Pg248) BachelorofScienceinInformationTechnologySoftwareApplicationProgramming(Pg250) BachelorofScienceinInformationTechnologySoftwareApplicationProgramming (VirtualCampus) (Pg253) BachelorofScienceinInformationTechnologySoftwareSystemsEngineering(Pg258) BachelorofScienceinInformationTechnologySoftwareSystemsEngineering (VirtualCampus) (Pg261) BachelorofScienceinInformationTechnologyWebDevelopment(Pg262) BachelorofScienceinInformationTechnologyWebDevelopment (VirtualCampus) (Pg264) BachelorofScienceinManagement(Pg124) BachelorofScienceinManagement(VirtualCampus)(Pg125)

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BachelorofScienceinNursing(VirtualCampus)(Pg191) BachelorofScienceinProjectManagement(Pg127) BachelorofScienceinParalegalStudies(Pg159) BachelorofScienceinPsychologyConsumerBehavior(VirtualCampus)(Pg270) BachelorofScienceinPsychologyOrganizationalBehavior(VirtualCampus)(Pg273) BachelorofScienceinRadiologicTechnology(Pg189) BachelorofScienceinSoftwareEngineering(Pg178) BachelorofScienceinTechnologyManagement(VirtualCampus(Pg129) DoctorofComputerScience(Pg14) DoctorofComputerScienceDigitalSystemsSecurity(Pg16) DoctorofComputerScienceEnterpriseInformationSystems(Pg19) DoctorofComputerScienceEmergingMedia(Pg21) DoctorofComputerScienceInformationAssurance(Pg23) DiplomainMedicalAssisting(Pg211) DiplomainPracticalNursing(Pg210) DoctorofManagementEmergingMedia(Pg1) DoctorofManagementEnvironmentalandSocialSustainability(Pg3) DoctorofManagementGlobalLeadership(Pg6) DoctorofManagementHomelandSecurity(Pg9) DoctorofManagementOrganizationalDevelopmentandChange(Pg11) ExecutiveMasterofBusinessAdministration(Pg26) MasterofBusinessAdministration(Pg27) MasterofBusinessAdministrationAccounting(Pg28) MasterofBusinessAdministrationEnvironmentalandSocialSustainability(Pg29) MasterofBusinessAdministrationFinance(Pg30) MasterofBusinessAdministrationHealthcareManagement(Pg31) MasterofBusinessAdministrationHospitalityManagement(Pg32) MasterofBusinessAdministrationHumanResourceManagement(Pg33) MasterofBusinessAdministrationInsuranceandRiskManagement(Pg34) MasterofBusinessAdministrationLogisticsandSupplyChainManagement(Pg35) MasterofBusinessAdministrationMediationandDisputeResolution(Pg36) MasterofBusinessAdministrationMarketing(Pg36) MasterofBusinessAdministrationOperationsManagement(Pg37)

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MasterofBusinessAdministrationProjectManagement(Pg38) MasterofBusinessAdministrationTechnologyManagement(Pg39) MasterofScienceinAccounting(Pg40) MasterofScienceinComputerEngineering(Pg53) MasterofScienceinComputerScienceComputerSystemsSecurity(Pg54) MasterofScienceinComputerScienceComputerSystemsSecurity(VirtualCampus)(Pg55) MasterofScienceinComputerScienceDatabaseSystems(Pg57) MasterofScienceinComputerScienceDatabaseSystems(VirtualCampus)(Pg58) MasterofScienceinComputerScienceSoftwareEngineering(Pg60) MasterofScienceinComputerScienceSoftwareEngineering(VirtualCampus)(Pg61) MasterofScienceinCriminalJustice(Pg143) MasterofScienceinElectricalEngineering(Pg63) MasterofScienceinEnterpriseInformationSystems(VirtualCampus)(Pg52) MasterofScienceinInformationTechnology(Pg64) MasterofScienceinInformationTechnologyDataManagementTechnology(Pg65) MasterofScienceinInformationTechnologyNetworkManagement(Pg66) MasterofScienceinInformationTechnologySecurityManagement(Pg68) MasterofScienceinManagement(Pg41) MasterofScienceinManagementBusinessManagement(VirtualCamus)(Pg42) MasterofScienceinManagementCriminalJustice(VirtualCampus(Pg43) MasterofScienceinManagementEnterpriseInformationSystems(Pg44) MasterofScienceinManagementHomelandSecurity(Pg45) MasterofScienceinManagementInformationSystemsSecurity(Pg46) MasterofScienceinManagementInformationTechnologyandProjectManagement(Pg49) MasterofScienceinManagementInformationTechnologyManagement(Pg47) MasterofScienceinManagementOrganizationalLeadershipandChange(Pg51) MasterofScienceinManagementProjectManagement(Pg50) MasterofScienceinSystemsEngineering(Pg69) MasterofScienceinSystemsEngineering(VirtualCampus)(Pg70)

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ConcentrationversusSpecialization

Concentration:Concentrationsprovidestudentsexposuretosubjectmatterthroughaseriesoffocused courseswithinagivenareaofstudy. Specialization:Specializationsprovidestudentswithindepthknowledgeinagivenareaofexpertise leadingtopotentialcareeropportunitieswithinthespecifiedfieldofstudy. GeneralEducationOutcomesforUndergraduateDegreePrograms All associate and baccalaureate degrees include general education requirements that are designed to enhancetheintellectualcapacityofstudentswhileemphasizingcommunication,criticalthinking,values andethics,analysis,andcomputation.Inadditiontoemphasizingcareerskillsthatwillenablegraduates tosucceedinthe21stcenturyworkplace,CTUalsoteachesthemtobecomelifelonglearnerswhocan think,write,analyzeandrelatetoothers. The University has designed a core of general education requirements that address the disciplines of English,math,computerliteracy,socialsciences,scientificthinkingandtheartsandhumanities. These core courses have a distinctive identity: they provide students with capacities to ask questions, to understanddifferentperspectivesandculturesintheworld,toaskquestionsofmeaningandseekvalid answers,aswellastorelatetootherspersonallyandprofessionally. Thesegeneraleducationcourses developthehumanity,agencyandefficacyofCTUstudentsastheyprepareforcareersintheworldof workinbusiness,healthcare,informationtechnologyeducationorcriminaljustice. Thegeneraleducation,orlifelonglearningoutcomes,arenotonlylocatedinthegeneraleducationcore curriculum,butdeliberatelywoventhroughoutallCTUdegrees,inacurriculumdesignwhichintegrates careerandlifelonglearningoutcomes.Thegeneraleducationoutcomesareasfollows: Communication Convey ideas to intended audiences, formally and informally, verbally and nonverbally,usingappropriatetoolsandtechniques Critical Thinking Interpret meaning, recognize viewpoints, identify assumptions, and draw informedconclusions Innovation and Creativity Generate and apply ideas to advance one's education, craft, business,andprofession TechnologicalLiteracyandCompetencyEvaluateandapplytechnologyappropriately Information Literacy Recognize when information is needed and be able to locate, evaluate, validateanduseiteffectively WorkinginaGlobalandDiverseSocietyUnderstand,communicatewithandcollaboratewith peoplefromdiverse(includesglobal)backgrounds TeamworkFunctioneffectivelyandcollaborativelywithinagrouptoachievecommongoals InterpersonalSkillsWorkeffectivelywithothersthroughcommunicationandsocialinteraction QuantitativeSkillsApplybasicmathematical/statisticalprinciplestosolveproblems Problem Solving Identify, analyze, and evaluate problems in order to identity and apply solutions ProfessionalEthicsApplyprinciplesofhonesty,respect,responsibility,trustandfairness LifelongLearningContinuouslypursuenewknowledgeandskills

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Doctor of Management
Emerging Media Concentration The Doctor of Management with a concentration in Emerging Media (DM-EM) at Colorado Technical University is designed to encourage the professional development of managers through mentoring, action research, and practical projects; enabling them to make key leadership contributions in their area of expertise. Emerging Media uses a multidisciplinary approach to examine how social networks, new media, web science and virtual worlds are reshaping business, education, research and entertainment. Outcomes: Attain familiarity with the body of knowledge in current management theory Become a subject-matter expert in a specialized area of management Develop a leadership style based on ethical and philosophical consideration Effectively manage change through strategic design and research Predict future trends through effective research and qualitative methods Contribute to management literature via literature reviews, practitioner articles and research Investigate the strategic, social and financial implications of emerging media Critically evaluate, analyze, and solve problems within emerging media Courses: Core MGMT800 MGMT801 MGMT805 MGMT806 MGMT810 MGMT811 MGMT815 MGMT816 MGMT821 MGMT826 MGMT831 MGMT836 MGMT840 MGMT841 MGMT845 MGMT846 MGMT851 MGMT856

Fundamentals of Management Research and Writing I Research Methods and Design Research and Writing II Qualitative and Ethnographic Methods R&W III: Action Research Theory Quantitative Methods R&W IV: The Practice of Action Research R&W V: Process Consulting & Intervention Theory R&W VI: The Practice of Process Consulting & Intervention Research and Writing VII Research and Writing VIII Philosophy of Science, Values, and Ethics Research and Writing IX Leadership Research and Writing X Research and Writing XI Research and Writing XII

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Courses: Concentration EM820 Business Strategies for Social Media EM825 Strategic Use of Virtual Worlds EM830 Virtual Economy and Business EM835 Information Accountability and Web Privacy Strategies

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Strategic Thinking for EM Futuring and Innovation in EM

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Each year of the DM program is designed to provide candidates with the theoretical, research and application capabilities necessary to pursue a successful career in Management and Emerging Media. The organization of each year is described below. Year 1: The Foundation The beginning of the program focuses on research. Each student will spend the first year learning about classic and current management literature and developing competence in research methods. A review of the literature will be completed and work will begin on an action research proposal. Year 2: Acquisition of Knowledge Once the foundation is in place, year two is the time the student chooses an area of concentration and begins to form a personal understanding of the management research and methods used in that area. Course work will focus on the concentration area: Emerging Media. Year 3: Leadership and Professional Advancement In the final year, leadership skills and the ability to manage change are developed. Students will use qualitative methods and strategic processes to be able to predict future trends, furthering a mastery of a concentration. The final year will result in the production of a series of articles or a dissertation that must be approved by a three member committee. The program thus includes twelve 5-credit instructional courses, taken one per quarter for three years, plus a research-and-writing class taken each quarter. Each class is conducted online. Twice each year, students attend an intensive residential symposium lasting four and a half days. In addition, graduation requires successful defense of either a number of publishable-quality papers (the "paper option") or a dissertation. Both options require a literature review and a research proposal. The research proposal must be approved by the students committee, consisting of a mentor and two readers. The paper option further requires two research papers and a proposal for programmatic research. At least one of the two research papers must be an academic article. The programmatic research proposal could serve as a proposal for funded research through a company or granting agency. Those three papers must be approved by the students committee. The dissertation option requires a more extensive document that incorporates the literature review, a major study, and a proposal for further investigation. The dissertation must be approved by the students committee. Graduation Requirements In addition to the successful completion of the above 96 credit hours with an acceptable GPA, students must also satisfactorily complete and defend their research, using either the paper or dissertation option.

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Degree Completion, Emphasis Areas, and Post Doctoral Study The student must be continuously enrolled until meeting all graduation requirements. A student who has not completed the research requirements by the end of the formal coursework continues by registering for MGMT895 Research Continuation each term until completion of the requirements. The student may take MGMT898 Advanced Topics in Management in order to complete an optional emphasis while in the program. The student, Mentor, and Dean approve a learning contract consisting of two quarters (10 credits) of MGMT898 in a particular area of interest. Current emphasis areas include: Organization Development and Change, Homeland Security, Environmental and Social Sustainability, Emerging Media and Global Leadership. The student may take MGMT899 Post Doctoral Study in order to complete an emphasis after completing the degree or to gain further experiences that will complement the previous learning. This class may be taken as many times as necessary to complete the emphasis. In addition, a student may achieve a Post Doctoral Certificate if approved for that in advance by the doctoral dean. A typical program would include successful completion of four courses plus creation of two academic papers of publishable quality after the award of the CTU doctoral degree. The Doctoral Advantage While a relevant masters degree is ordinarily required for admission to CTU doctoral programs, there is also the option of completing a CTU MBA or MSM while starting work on the Doctor of Management. The program outcomes remain the same for the DM and the MBA or MSM under this option, but the normal completion time for the degrees in the combined program is reduced to four years. Through this program, doctoral work is started after completing seven of the eleven required masters courses. Program plans must be approved by the Dean of Management or Director of Education for the doctoral programs. In no case will a masters concentration be awarded unless all of the concentration courses (with the exception of a capstone course) have been completed. The MBA or MSM degree will be awarded upon successful completion of the seven approved masters courses plus: MGMT800, MGMT801, MGMT805, MGMT806

Doctor of Management
Environmental and Social Sustainability Concentration The Doctor of Management with a concentration in Environmental and Social Sustainability (DM-ESS) at Colorado Technical University is designed to encourage the professional development of managers through mentoring, action research, and practical projects; enabling them to make key leadership contributions in their area of expertise. Outcomes: Attain familiarity with the body of knowledge in current management theory Become a subject-matter expert in a specialized area of management Develop a leadership style based on ethical and philosophical consideration Effectively manage change through strategic design and research Predict future trends through effective research and qualitative methods Contribute to management literature via literature reviews, practitioner articles and research
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Apply systems thinking skills to environmental issues Develop a plan for the implementation of the triple bottom line in an organization Experience an entire cycle in action research in a complex organization Frame policy agendas for creating inter organizational collaboration among businesses, government, and advocacy organizations Fundamentals of Management Research and Writing I Research Methods and Design Research and Writing II Qualitative and Ethnographic Methods R&W III: Action Research Theory Quantitative Methods R&W IV: The Practice of Action Research R&W V: Process Consulting & Intervention Theory R&W VI: The Practice of Process Consulting & Intervention Research and Writing VII Research and Writing VIII Philosophy of Science, Values, and Ethics Research and Writing IX Leadership Research and Writing X Research and Writing XI Research and Writing XII 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 3 3 3 3 5 3 5 3 3 3 66 5 5 5 5 5 5 30 96

Courses: Core MGMT800 MGMT801 MGMT805 MGMT806 MGMT810 MGMT811 MGMT815 MGMT816 MGMT821 MGMT826 MGMT831 MGMT836 MGMT840 MGMT841 MGMT845 MGMT846 MGMT851 MGMT856

Courses: Concentration ESS820 Systems Thinking for Sustainability ESS825 Organizational Performance and the Triple Bottom Line ESS830 Advanced Action Research for ESS ESS835 Policy and Governance in Trans-Organizational ESS850 Strategic Thinking for ESS ESS855 Futuring and Innovation in ESS Total Program Credits:

Each year of the DM program is designed to provide candidates with the theoretical, research and application capabilities necessary to pursue a successful career in their chosen field. The organization of each year is described below. Year 1: The Foundation The beginning of the program focuses on research. Each student will spend the first year learning about classic and current management literature and developing competence in research methods. A review of the literature will be completed and work will begin on an action research proposal. Year 2: Acquisition of Knowledge Once the foundation is in place, year two is the time the student chooses an area of concentration and begins to
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form a personal understanding of the management research and methods used in that area. Course work will focus on the concentration area: Environmental and Social Sustainability. Year 3: Leadership and Professional Advancement Coursework in the final year of the program includes one required course in futuring and innovation, plus three courses from the students selected area of study. The final year will result in the production of a series of articles or a dissertation that must be approved by a three member committee. The program thus includes twelve 5-credit instructional courses, taken one per quarter for three years, plus a research-and-writing class taken each quarter. Each class is conducted online. Twice each year, students attend an intensive residential symposium lasting four and a half days. In addition, graduation requires successful defense of either a number of publishable-quality papers (the "paper option") or a dissertation. Both options require a literature review and a research proposal. The research proposal must be approved by the students committee, consisting of a mentor and two readers. The paper option further requires two research papers and a proposal for programmatic research. At least one of the two research papers must be an academic article. The programmatic research proposal could serve as a proposal for funded research through a company or granting agency. Those three papers must be approved by the students committee. The dissertation option requires a more extensive document that incorporates the literature review, a major study, and a proposal for further investigation. The dissertation must be approved by the students committee. Graduation Requirements In addition to the successful completion of the above 96 credit hours with an acceptable GPA, students must also satisfactorily complete and defend their research, using either the paper or dissertation option Degree Completion, Emphasis Areas and Post Doctoral Study The student must be continuously enrolled until meeting all graduation requirements. A student who has not completed the research requirements by the end of the formal coursework continues by registering for MGMT895 Research Continuation each term until completion of the requirements. The student may take MGMT898 Advanced Topics in Management in order to complete an optional emphasis while in the program. The student, Mentor, and Dean approve a learning contract consisting of two quarters (10 credits) of MGMT898 in a particular area of interest. Current emphasis areas include: Organization Development and Change, Homeland Security, Environmental and Social Sustainability, Emerging Media and Global Leadership. The student may take MGMT899 Post Doctoral Study in order to complete an emphasis after completing the degree or to gain further experiences that will complement the previous learning. This class may be taken as many times as necessary to complete the emphasis. In addition, a student may achieve a Post Doctoral Certificate if approved for that in advance by the doctoral dean. A typical program would include successful completion of four courses plus creation of two academic papers of publishable quality after the award of the CTU doctoral degree.
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The Doctoral Advantage While a relevant masters degree is ordinarily required for admission to CTU doctoral programs, there is also the option of completing a CTU MBA or MSM while starting work on the Doctor of Management. The program outcomes remain the same for the DM and the MBA or MSM under this option, but the normal completion time for the degrees in the combined program is reduced to four years. Through this program, doctoral work is started after completing seven of the eleven required masters courses. Program plans must be approved by the Dean of Management or Director of Education for the doctoral programs. In no case will a masters concentration be awarded unless all of the concentration courses (with the exception of a capstone course) have been completed. The MBA or MSM degree will be awarded upon successful completion of the seven approved masters courses plus: MGMT800, MGMT801, MGMT805, MGMT806

Doctor of Management
Global Leadership Concentration The Doctor of Management with a concentration in Global Leadership (DM-GL) at Colorado Technical University is designed to encourage the professional development of managers through mentoring, action research, and practical projects, enabling them to make key leadership contributions in their area of expertise. The concentration in Global Leadership provides the student with in depth knowledge of management theories and the background to successfully participate in global organizations. Studies include concepts of culture, values, and ethics, which differ among all peoples. The students develop an understanding of the moral dilemmas, choices, and challenges in melding these in organizations from around the world. Their knowledge expands to an understanding and enhancement of their own leadership characteristics and those of other successful organizational staff. Strategic designs are reviewed to ensure organization structures are understood. In addition, they need to develop change plans with consideration for implementation. Students gain an understanding of global groups through participation in action research projects in domestic organizations with international dealings or foreign organizations. They also participate in exercises to enhance their ability to think strategically within global organizations. Global leadership demands a perception of the future and the students project a plan for successful world-wide organizations in this dynamic environment and beyond. Outcomes: Attain familiarity with the body of knowledge in current management theory Become a subject-matter expert in a specialized area of management Develop a leadership style based on ethical and philosophical consideration Effectively manage change through strategic design and research Predict future trends through effective research and qualitative methods Contribute to management literature via literature reviews, practitioner articles and research Investigate the strategic, social and financial implications of global leadership Critically evaluate, analyze, and solve problems within global leadership Courses: Core MGMT800 Fundamentals of Management MGMT801 Research and Writing I
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MGMT805 MGMT806 MGMT810 MGMT811 MGMT815 MGMT816 MGMT821 MGMT826 MGMT831 MGMT836 MGMT840 MGMT841 MGMT845 MGMT846 MGMT851 MGMT856

Research Methods and Design Research and Writing II Qualitative and Ethnographic Methods R&W III: Action Research Theory Quantitative Methods R&W IV: The Practice of Action Research R&W V: Process Consulting & Intervention Theory R&W VI: The Practice of Process Consulting & Intervention Research and Writing VII Research and Writing VIII Philosophy of Science, Values, and Ethics Research and Writing IX Leadership Research and Writing X Research and Writing XI Research and Writing XII

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Courses: Concentration GL820 The Influence of Culture on Global Organizations GL825 Global Leadership and Trans-organizations GL830 Advanced Action Research GL835 Special Topics in Global Leadership GL850 Strategic Thinking in Global Organizations GL855 Futuring and Innovation for Global Leadership Total Program Credits:

Each year of the DM program is designed to provide candidates with the theoretical, research and application capabilities necessary to pursue a successful career in Management and Global Leadership. The organization of each year is described below. Year 1: The Foundation The beginning of the program focuses on research. Each student will spend the first year learning about classic and current management literature and developing competence in research methods. A review of the literature will be completed and work will begin on an action research proposal. Year 2: Acquisition of Knowledge Once the foundation is in place, year two is the time the student chooses an area of concentration and begins to form a personal understanding of the management research and methods used in that area. Course work will focus on the concentration area: Global Leadership. Year 3: Leadership and Professional Advancement In the final year, leadership skills and the ability to manage change are developed. Students will use qualitative methods and strategic processes to be able to predict future trends, furthering a mastery of a concentration. The final year will result in the production of a series of articles or a dissertation that must be approved by a three member committee.
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The program thus includes twelve 5-credit instructional courses, taken one per quarter for three years, plus a research-and-writing class taken each quarter. Each class is conducted online. Twice each year, students attend an intensive residential symposium lasting four and a half days. In addition, graduation requires successful defense of either a number of publishable-quality papers (the "paper option") or a dissertation. Both options require a literature review and a research proposal. The research proposal must be approved by the students committee, consisting of a mentor and two readers. The paper option further requires two research papers and a proposal for programmatic research. At least one of the two research papers must be an academic article. The programmatic research proposal could serve as a proposal for funded research through a company or granting agency. Those three papers must be approved by the students committee. The dissertation option requires a more extensive document that incorporates the literature review, a major study, and a proposal for further investigation. The dissertation must be approved by the students committee. Graduation Requirements In addition to the successful completion of the above 96 credit hours with an acceptable GPA, students must also satisfactorily complete and defend their research, using either the paper or dissertation option. Degree Completion, Emphasis Areas and Post Doctoral Study The student must be continuously enrolled until meeting all graduation requirements. A student who has not completed the research requirements by the end of the formal coursework continues by registering for MGMT895 Research Continuation each term until completion of the requirements. The student may take MGMT898 Advanced Topics in Management in order to complete an optional emphasis while in the program. The student, Mentor, and Dean approve a learning contract consisting of two quarters (10 credits) of MGMT898 in a particular area of interest. Current emphasis areas include: Organization Development and Change, Homeland Security, Environmental and Social Sustainability, Emerging Media and Global Leadership. The student may take MGMT899 Post Doctoral Study in order to complete an emphasis after completing the degree or to gain further experiences that will complement the previous learning. This class may be taken as many times as necessary to complete the emphasis. In addition, a student may achieve a Post Doctoral Certificate if approved for that in advance by the doctoral dean. A typical program would include successful completion of four courses plus creation of two academic papers of publishable quality after the award of the CTU doctoral degree. The Doctoral Advantage While a relevant masters degree is ordinarily required for admission to CTU doctoral programs, there is also the option of completing a CTU MBA or MSM while starting work on the Doctor of Management. The program outcomes remain the same for the DM and the MBA or MSM under this option, but the normal completion time for the degrees in the combined program is reduced to four years. Through this program, doctoral work is started after completing seven of the eleven required masters courses. Program plans must be approved by the Dean of Management or Director of Education for the doctoral programs. In no case will a masters concentration be awarded unless all of the concentration courses (with the exception of a capstone course) have been completed.
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The MBA or MSM degree will be awarded upon successful completion of the seven approved masters courses plus: MGMT800, MGMT801, MGMT805, MGMT806

Doctor of Management
Homeland Security Concentration The Doctor of Management with a concentration in Homeland Security (DM-HLS) at Colorado Technical University is designed to encourage the professional development of managers through mentoring, action research, and practical projects; enabling them to make key leadership contributions in their area of expertise. Outcomes: Attain familiarity with the body of knowledge in current management theory Become a subject-matter expert in a specialized area of management Develop a leadership style based on ethical and philosophical consideration Effectively manage change through strategic design and research Predict future trends through effective research and qualitative methods Contribute to management literature via literature reviews, practitioner articles and research Assess trans-organizational structures for the management of Homeland Security Develop a plan for coordinating networked Homeland Security organizations Analyze how crises unfold and evaluate contingencies for dealing with complications as they arise Frame policy agendas for creating inter organizational collaboration among businesses, government, and advocacy organizations Courses: Core MGMT800 MGMT801 MGMT805 MGMT806 MGMT810 MGMT811 MGMT815 MGMT816 MGMT821 MGMT826 MGMT831 MGMT836 MGMT840 MGMT841 MGMT845 MGMT846 MGMT851 MGMT856 Fundamentals of Management Research and Writing I Research Methods and Design Research and Writing II Qualitative and Ethnographic Methods R&W III: Action Research Theory Quantitative Methods R&W IV: The Practice of Action Research R&W V: Process Consulting & Intervention Theory R&W VI: The Practice of Process Consulting & Intervention Research and Writing VII Research and Writing VIII Philosophy of Science, Values, and Ethics Research and Writing IX Leadership Research and Writing X Research and Writing XI Research and Writing XII 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 3 3 3 3 5 3 5 3 3 3 66 5 5

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Courses: Concentration HLS820 Contemporary Issues in Homeland Security HLS825 Network Organizations and Other Large Scale Interventions

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HLS830 HLS835 HLS850 HLS855

Policy & Governance in Trans-Organizational Collaboration Crisis Planning & Operations Management Strategic Thinking for HLS Futuring and Innovation in HLS

5 5 5 5 30 96

Total Program Credits:

Each year of the DM program is designed to provide candidates with the theoretical, research and application capabilities necessary to pursue a successful career in their chosen field. The organization of each year is described below. Year 1: The Foundation The beginning of the program focuses on research. Each student will spend the first year learning about classic and current management literature and developing competence in research methods. A review of the literature will be completed and work will begin on an action research proposal. Year 2: Acquisition of Knowledge Once the foundation is in place, year two is the time the student chooses an area of concentration and begins to form a personal understanding of the management research and methods used in that area. Course work will focus on the concentration area: Homeland Security. Year 3: Leadership and Professional Advancement In the final year, leadership skills and the ability to manage change are developed. Students will use qualitative methods and strategic processes to be able to predict future trends, furthering a mastery of a concentration. The final year will result in the production of a series of articles or a dissertation that must be approved by a three member committee. The program thus includes twelve 5-credit instructional courses, taken one per quarter for three years, plus a research-and-writing class taken each quarter. Each class is conducted online. Twice each year, students attend an intensive residential symposium lasting four and a half days. In addition, graduation requires successful defense of either a number of publishable-quality papers (the "paper option") or a dissertation. Both options require a literature review and a research proposal. The research proposal must be approved by the students committee, consisting of a mentor and two readers. The paper option further requires two research papers and a proposal for programmatic research. At least one of the two research papers must be an academic article. The programmatic research proposal could serve as a proposal for funded research through a company or granting agency. Those three papers must be approved by the students committee. The dissertation option requires a more extensive document that incorporates the literature review, a major study, and a proposal for further investigation. The dissertation must be approved by the students committee. Graduation Requirements In addition to the successful completion of the above 96 credit hours with an acceptable GPA, students must also satisfactorily complete and defend their research, using either the paper or dissertation option
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Degree Completion, Emphasis Areas and Post Doctoral Study The student must be continuously enrolled until meeting all graduation requirements. A student who has not completed the research requirements by the end of the formal coursework continues by registering for MGMT895 Research Continuation each term until completion of the requirements. The student may take MGMT898 Advanced Topics in Management in order to complete an optional emphasis while in the program. The student, Mentor, and Dean approve a learning contract consisting of two quarters (10 credits) of MGMT898 in a particular area of interest. Current emphasis areas include: Organization Development and Change, Homeland Security, Environmental and Social Sustainability, Emerging Media and Global Leadership. The student may take MGMT899 Post Doctoral Study in order to complete an emphasis after completing the degree or to gain further experiences that will complement the previous learning. This class may be taken as many times as necessary to complete the emphasis. In addition, a student may achieve a Post Doctoral Certificate if approved for that in advance by the doctoral dean. A typical program would include successful completion of four courses plus creation of two academic papers of publishable quality after the award of the CTU doctoral degree. The Doctoral Advantage While a relevant masters degree is ordinarily required for admission to CTU doctoral programs, there is also the option of completing a CTU MBA or MSM while starting work on the Doctor of Management. The program outcomes remain the same for the DM and the MBA or MSM under this option, but the normal completion time for the degrees in the combined program is reduced to four years. Through this program, doctoral work is started after completing seven of the eleven required masters courses. Program plans must be approved by the Dean of Management or Director of Education for the doctoral programs. In no case will a masters concentration be awarded unless all of the concentration courses (with the exception of a capstone course) have been completed. The MBA or MSM degree will be awarded upon successful completion of the seven approved masters courses plus: MGMT800, MGMT801, MGMT805, MGMT806

Doctor of Management
Organizational Development and Change Concentration The Doctor of Management with a concentration in Organizational Development and Change (DM-ODC) at Colorado Technical University is designed to encourage the professional development of managers through mentoring, action research, and practical projects; enabling them to make key leadership contributions in their area of expertise. Outcomes: Attain familiarity with the body of knowledge in current management theory Become a subject-matter expert in a specialized area of management Develop a leadership style based on ethical and philosophical consideration Effectively manage change through strategic design and research Predict future trends through effective research and qualitative methods Contribute to management literature via literature reviews, practitioner articles and research
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Evaluate organizational design in the context of the strategic plan Design a large systems intervention strategy Experience and analyze an entire cycle in action research in a complex organization Fundamentals of Management Research and Writing I Research Methods and Design Research and Writing II Qualitative and Ethnographic Methods R&W III: Action Research Theory Quantitative Methods R&W IV: The Practice of Action Research R&W V: Process Consulting & Intervention Theory R&W VI: The Practice of Process Consulting & Intervention Research and Writing VII Research and Writing VIII Philosophy of Science, Values, and Ethics Research and Writing IX Leadership Research and Writing X Research and Writing XI Research and Writing XII 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 3 3 3 3 5 3 5 3 3 3 66 5 5 5 5 5 5 30 96

Courses: Core MGMT800 MGMT801 MGMT805 MGMT806 MGMT810 MGMT811 MGMT815 MGMT816 MGMT821 MGMT826 MGMT831 MGMT836 MGMT840 MGMT841 MGMT845 MGMT846 MGMT851 MGMT856

Courses: Concentration MGMT820 Strategic Organization Design MGMT825 Large Scale Transformational Change MGMT830 Advanced Action Research MGMT835 Special Topics in Organization Development MGMT850 Strategic Thinking MGMT855 Futuring and Innovation Total Program Credits:

Each year of the DM program is designed to provide candidates with the theoretical, research and application capabilities necessary to pursue a successful career in their chosen field. The organization of each year is described below. Year 1: The Foundation The beginning of the program focuses on research. Each student will spend the first year learning about classic and current management literature and developing competence in research methods. A review of the literature will be completed and work will begin on an action research proposal. Year 2: Acquisition of Knowledge Once the foundation is in place, year two is the time the student chooses an area of concentration and begins to form a personal understanding of the management research and methods used in that area. Course work will
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focus on the concentration area: Organizational Development and Change. Year 3: Leadership and Professional Advancement In the final year, leadership skills and the ability to manage change are developed. Students will use qualitative methods and strategic processes to be able to predict future trends, furthering a mastery of a concentration. The final year will result in the production of a series of articles or a dissertation that must be approved by a three member committee. The program thus includes twelve 5-credit instructional courses, taken one per quarter for three years, plus a research-and-writing class taken each quarter. Each class is conducted online. Twice each year, students attend an intensive residential symposium lasting four and a half days. In addition, graduation requires successful defense of either a number of publishable-quality papers (the "paper option") or a dissertation. Both options require a literature review and a research proposal. The research proposal must be approved by the students committee, consisting of a mentor and two readers. The paper option further requires two research papers and a proposal for programmatic research. At least one of the two research papers must be an academic article. The programmatic research proposal could serve as a proposal for funded research through a company or granting agency. Those three papers must be approved by the students committee. The dissertation option requires a more extensive document that incorporates the literature review, a major study, and a proposal for further investigation. The dissertation must be approved by the students committee. Graduation Requirements: In addition to the successful completion of the above 96 credit hours with an acceptable GPA, students must also satisfactorily complete and defend their research, using either the paper or dissertation option. Degree Completion, Emphasis Areas, and Post Doctoral Study The student must be continuously enrolled until meeting all graduation requirements. A student who has not completed the research requirements by the end of the formal coursework continues by registering for MGMT895 Research Continuation each term until completion of the requirements. The student may take MGMT898 Advanced Topics in Management in order to complete an optional emphasis while in the program. The student, Mentor, and Dean approve a learning contract consisting of two quarters (10 credits) of MGMT898 in a particular area of interest. Current emphasis areas include: Organization Development and Change, Homeland Security, Environmental and Social Sustainability, Emerging Media and Global Leadership. The student may take MGMT899 Post Doctoral Study in order to complete an emphasis after completing the degree or to gain further experiences that will complement the previous learning. This class may be taken as many times as necessary to complete the emphasis. In addition, a student may achieve a Post Doctoral Certificate if approved for that in advance by the doctoral dean. A typical program would include successful completion of four courses plus creation of two academic papers of publishable quality after the award of the CTU doctoral degree. The Doctoral Advantage While a relevant masters degree is ordinarily required for admission to CTU doctoral programs, there is also the
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option of completing a CTU MBA or MSM while starting work on the Doctor of Management. The program outcomes remain the same for the DM and the MBA or MSM under this option, but the normal completion time for the degrees in the combined program is reduced to four years. Through this program, doctoral work is started after completing seven of the eleven required masters courses. Program plans must be approved by the Dean of Management or Director of Education for the doctoral programs. In no case will a masters concentration be awarded unless all of the concentration courses (with the exception of a capstone course) have been completed. The MBA or MSM degree will be awarded upon successful completion of the seven approved masters courses plus: MGMT800, MGMT801, MGMT805, MGMT806

Doctor of Computer Science


The Doctor of Computer Science (DCS) at Colorado Technical University is the terminal degree for computer science professionals, consultants, and academics. The program encourages students to think and act strategically and facilitates the ability to make positive contributions in their chosen area of technical expertise. Outcomes: Critically evaluate, analyze, and solve problems within broad areas of computer science and software engineering Demonstrate expertise within an area of computer science or software engineering by summarizing the state of the art, selecting an important problem, conducting research addressing the problem and extending current knowledge with the results Communicate research results and prepare them for publication Make well-founded forecasts about future challenges and developments in computer science or software engineering Demonstrate ethical behavior in all aspects of professional life including honesty, integrity, professional practice, and protection of research subjects Courses: Core CS801 CS803 CS806 CS807 CS811 CS812 CS816 CS821 CS826 CS831 CS836 CS837 CS841 CS846 CS851 CS854 Research and Writing I Current Topics in the Discipline Research and Writing II Project Management and Process Engineering Research and Writing III Quantitative Analysis Research and Writing IV Research and Writing V Research and Writing VI Research and Writing VII Research and Writing VIII Requirements Engineering Research and Writing IX Research and Writing X Research and Writing XI Software Architecture and Design 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 3 3 3 3 5 3 3 3 5
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CS855 CS856 Electives

Futuring and Innovation Research and Writing XII Select six 5-credit hour courses*

5 3 30

*DCS students must complete six 5-credit classes that form a coherent area of study. These six classes can be selected from the list of elective courses below plus any other 800-level classes approved by the Dean. Courses: Elective Choices CS810 Simulation and Modeling CS820 Usability and Interaction CS825 Advanced Topics in Database Systems CS838 Concurrent and Distributed Systems CS840 System Metrics and Risk Analysis CS850 Networking and Security Total Program Credits: 5 5 5 5 5 5 96

Each of the three years of the DCS program is designed to provide candidates with theoretical, research, and application capabilities in the field. The organization of each year is described below. Year 1: Foundations Year one focuses on computer science and software engineering topics and an orientation to research and writing at the doctoral level. Coursework covers current topics in computer science and software engineering, requirements engineering, project management and process engineering, and research methods in computer science and software engineering. The research and writing component results in a broad overview of the students area of concentration in order to put the research into context and inform the students selection of a research topic. Students prepare research proposals and begin their programs of research. Year 2: Acquisition of Knowledge Once the foundations are in place, year two is where each student develops an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and research methods in their chosen area of study. Coursework includes one required course in software systems architecture and design, plus three courses chosen in consultation with, and approved by, the Dean. These three courses, plus three courses in the third year, must form a cohesive unit that increases the students knowledge in a chosen area of investigation. In addition to coursework, students conduct research and writing in their chosen area. Year 3: Leadership and Professional Advancement Coursework in the final year of the program includes one required course in futuring and innovation, plus three courses from the students selected area of study. The research component of the program results in documentation of the students applied research in either a dissertation or a series of articles. The program thus includes twelve 5-credit instructional courses, taken one per quarter for three years, plus a research-and-writing class taken each quarter. Each class is conducted online. Twice each year, students attend an intensive residential symposium lasting four and a half days. Graduation requires successful defense of either a number of publishable-quality papers (the "paper option") or a dissertation. Both options require a literature review and a research proposal. The research proposal must be approved by the students committee, consisting of a mentor and two readers.
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The paper option requires two research papers and a proposal for programmatic research. At least one of the two research papers must be an academic article. The programmatic research proposal could serve as a proposal for funded research through a company or granting agency. Those three papers must be approved by the students committee. The dissertation option requires a more extensive document that incorporates the literature review, a major study, and a proposal for further investigation. The dissertation must be approved by the students committee. Graduation Requirements In addition to the successful completion of the above 96 credits with an acceptable GPA, students must also satisfactorily complete and defend their research, using either the paper or dissertation option. Degree Completion and Post Doctoral Study The student must be continuously enrolled until all graduation requirements are fulfilled. A student who has not completed the research requirements by the end of the formal coursework continues by registering for CS895 Dissertation Research Continuation each term until the completion of the requirements. In addition, a student may achieve a Post Doctoral Certificate if approved for that in advance by the doctoral dean. A typical program would include successful completion of four courses plus creation of two academic papers of publishable quality after the award of the CTU doctoral degree. The Doctoral Advantage While a relevant masters degree is ordinarily required for admission to CTU doctoral programs, there is also the option of completing a CTU MSCS, MSEIS, MSM, or MSSE degree while starting work on the Doctor of Computer Science degree. The program outcomes remain the same for the DCS and the masters degrees under this option, but the normal completion time for the degrees in the combined program is reduced to four years. Through this program, doctoral work is started after seven of the eleven required masters courses have been successfully completed. Program plans must be approved by the Dean of Doctoral Computer Science. Note, however, that for the MSSE degree to be awarded under doctoral advantage the student must successfully complete SE600, SE610, SE612 (for CTU Virtual Campus students), and SE620. The MSCS, MSEIS, MSM, or MSSE degree will be awarded upon successful completion of the seven approved masters courses plus the first four courses in the doctoral degree program: two five-hour 800-level courses plus two research and writing courses.

Doctor of Computer Science


Digital Systems Security Concentration The Doctor of Computer Science Digital Systems Security (DCS-DSS) program at Colorado Technical University is designed to develop leaders in the implementation, evaluation, and analysis of digital systems in which security is a primary quality attribute. Outcomes: Critically evaluate, analyze, and solve problems within Digital Systems Security Demonstrate expertise within a sub-discipline of Digital Systems Security by summarizing the state of
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the art, selecting an important problem, conducting research addressing the problem and extending current knowledge with the results Communicate research results and prepare them for publication Make well-founded forecasts about future challenges and developments in Digital Systems Demonstrate ethical behavior in all aspects of professional life including honesty, integrity, professional practice, and protection of research subjects Research and Writing I Current Topics in the Discipline Research and Writing II Project Management and Process Engineering Research and Writing III Quantitative Analysis Research and Writing IV Research and Writing V Research and Writing VI Research and Writing VII Research and Writing VIII Requirements Engineering Research and Writing IX Research and Writing X Research and Writing XI Software Architecture and Design Futuring and Innovation Research and Writing XII Foundations of Digital-Systems Security Enterprise Security Architecture Applications Security Communications Security and Countermeasures Select a minimum of two 5-credit hour courses 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 3 3 3 3 5 3 3 3 5 5 3 5 5 5 5 10 96

Courses: Core CS801 CS803 CS806 CS807 CS811 CS812 CS816 CS821 CS826 CS831 CS836 CS837 CS841 CS846 CS851 CS854 CS855 CS856 CS862 CS863 CS864 CS865 Electives

Total Program Credits:

Each of the three years of the DCS-DSS program is designed to provide candidates with the theoretical, research, and applications capabilities necessary in the field of digital systems security. The organization of each year is described below. Year 1: Foundations Year one focuses on computer science and software engineering topics and an orientation to research and writing at the doctoral level. Coursework covers current topics in computer science and software engineering, requirements engineering, project management and process engineering, and research methods. Considerations of digital systems security are covered in each of these courses. The research and writing component results in a broad overview of current research in digital systems security and inform the students selection of a research topic. Students prepare research proposals and begin their research. Year 2: Acquisition of Knowledge Once the foundations are in place, year two is where each student develops an in-depth understanding of the
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knowledge areas and research methods in digital systems security. Coursework includes four pedagogy courses and four research and writing courses. Topics covered in the pedagogy courses include security foundations, developing secure systems, applications security, and communication security. The research and writing courses further develop each students research. Year 3: Leadership and Professional Advancement Coursework in the final year of the program includes a course in enterprise security architecture, a course on futuring and innovation, and two elective courses. The research component results in documentation of the students applied research in either a dissertation or a series of publishable-quality papers. The program thus includes twelve 5-credit instructional courses, taken one per quarter for three years, plus a research-and-writing class taken each quarter. Each class is conducted online. Twice each year, students attend an intensive residential symposium lasting four and a half days. Graduation requires successful defense of either a number of publishable-quality papers (the "paper option") or a dissertation. Both options require a literature review and a research proposal. The research proposal must be approved by the students committee, consisting of a mentor and two readers. The paper option requires two research papers and a proposal for programmatic research. At least one of the two research papers must be an academic article. The programmatic research proposal could serve as a proposal for funded research through a company or granting agency. Those three papers must be approved by the students committee. The dissertation option requires a more extensive document that incorporates the literature review, a major study, and a proposal for further investigation. The dissertation must be approved by the students committee. Graduation Requirements In addition to the successful completion of the above 96 credits with an acceptable GPA, students must also satisfactorily complete and defend their research, using either the paper or dissertation option. Degree Completion and Post Doctoral Study The student must be continuously enrolled until all graduation requirements are fulfilled. A student who has not completed the research requirements by the end of the formal coursework continues by registering for CS895 Dissertation Research Continuation each term until the completion of the requirements. In addition, a student may achieve a Post Doctoral Certificate if approved for that in advance by the doctoral dean. A typical program would include successful completion of four courses plus creation of two academic papers of publishable quality after the award of the CTU doctoral degree. The Doctoral Advantage While a relevant masters degree is ordinarily required for admission to CTU doctoral programs, there is also the option of completing a CTU MSCS, MSEIS, MSM, or MSSE degree while starting work on the Doctor of Computer Science degree. The program outcomes remain the same for the DCS and the masters degrees under this option, but the normal completion time for the degrees in the combined program is reduced to four years. Through this program, doctoral work is started after seven of the eleven required masters courses have been successfully completed. Program plans must be approved by the Dean of Doctoral Computer Science. Note, however, that for the MSSE degree to be awarded under doctoral advantage the student must
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successfully complete SE600, SE610, SE612 (for CTU Online students), and SE620. The MSCS, MSEIS, MSM, or MSSE degree will be awarded upon successful completion of the seven approved masters courses plus the first four courses in the doctoral degree program: two five-hour 800-level courses plus two research and writing courses.

Doctor of Computer Science


Enterprise Information Systems Concentration The Doctor of Computer Science--Enterprise Information Systems (DCS-EIS) program at Colorado Technical University is designed to develop leaders in designing, implementing and managing large-scale systems in their chosen profession. Outcomes: Critically evaluate, analyze, and solve practical technical and managerial challenges within multiple disciplines of Information Systems Demonstrate expertise within the Information Systems discipline by summarizing the state of the art, selecting an important practical problem or phenomenon, conducting research addressing it, extending current knowledge with the results, and developing a research program for further contributions Communicate by presenting research results and preparing them for publication Make well-founded predictions about future challenges and developments in Information Systems Demonstrate ethical behavior in all aspects of the program including honesty, integrity, professional practice, and protection of research subjects Courses: Core CS801 CS802 CS806 CS811 CS812 CS816 CS817 CS821 CS826 CS831 CS836 CS841 CS842 CS846 CS851 CS856 EIS800 EIS805 EIS810 EIS815 EIS820 Research and Writing I Qualitative Analysis Research and Writing II Research and Writing III Quantitative Analysis Research and Writing IV Foundations of Enterprise Information Systems Research and Writing V Research and Writing VI Research and Writing VII Research and Writing VIII Research and Writing IX Business Intelligence Research and Writing X Research and Writing XI Research and Writing XII Strategy, Alignment, and Portfolio Management Enterprise Management Concepts and Databases Managing, Planning and Integrating EIS Enterprise Tools, Concepts, and Processes Enterprise Architecture Technology 3 5 3 3 5 3 5 3 3 3 3 3 5 3 3 3 5 5 5 5 5
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EIS825 EIS830 MGMT852

Information Technology Service Management Governance, Quality, Compliance, and Ethics Enterprise Change, Innovation and Future

5 5 5 96

Total Program Credits:

Each year of the DCS-EIS program is designed to provide candidates with the theoretical, research and application capabilities necessary in the field. The organization of each year is described below. Year 1: The Foundation The beginning of the program focuses on research. Each student will spend the first year learning about analysis and design from a user perspective while forming the ability to think critically and creatively. This experience will enable the student to complete a literature review and develop an enterprise information system designed to improve business processes. Year 2: Acquisition of Knowledge Once the foundation is in place, year two is the time the student chooses an area of concentration and gains an in-depth knowledge of four common areas: strategy, structure, requirements engineering, and decision support. This deeper level of understanding will result in a practitioner article and a proposal for research to be conducted in the third year. Year 3: Leadership and Professional Advancement The final year of the program involves developing a formal implementation program, taking into consideration budget, training and testing and developing a critical path to completion, anticipating and planning for the future. The deliverables in year three are an applied research project, to be submitted to an academic journal and a proposal for programmatic research. The program thus includes twelve 5-credit instructional courses, taken one per quarter for three years, plus a research-and-writing class taken each quarter. Each class is conducted online. Twice each year, students attend an intensive residential symposium lasting four and a half days. Graduation requires successful defense of either a number of publishable-quality papers (the "paper option") or a dissertation. Both options require a literature review and a research proposal. The research proposal must be approved by the students committee, consisting of a mentor and two readers. The paper option requires two research papers and a proposal for programmatic research. At least one of the two research papers must be an academic article. The programmatic research proposal could serve as a proposal for funded research through a company or granting agency. Those three papers must be approved by the students committee. The dissertation option requires a more extensive document that incorporates the literature review, a major study, and a proposal for further investigation. The dissertation must be approved by the students committee. Graduation Requirements In addition to the successful completion of the above 96 credits with an acceptable GPA, students must also satisfactorily complete and defend their research, using either the paper or dissertation option.
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Degree Completion and Post Doctoral Study The student must be continuously enrolled until all graduation requirements are fulfilled. A student who has not completed the research requirements by the end of the formal coursework continues by registering for CS895 Dissertation Research Continuation each term until the completion of the requirements. In addition, a student may achieve a Post Doctoral Certificate if approved for that in advance by the doctoral dean. A typical program would include successful completion of four courses plus creation of two academic papers of publishable quality after the award of the CTU doctoral degree. The Doctoral Advantage While a relevant masters degree is ordinarily required for admission to CTU doctoral programs, there is also the option of completing a CTU MSCS, MSEIS, MSM, or MSSE degree while starting work on the Doctor of Computer Science degree. The program outcomes remain the same for the DCS and the masters degrees under this option, but the normal completion time for the degrees in the combined program is reduced to four years. Through this program, doctoral work is started after seven of the eleven required masters courses have been successfully completed. Program plans must be approved by the Dean of Doctoral Computer Science. Note, however, that for the MSSE degree to be awarded under doctoral advantage the student must successfully complete SE600, SE610, SE612 (for CTU Online students), and SE620. The MSCS, MSEIS, MSM, or MSSE degree will be awarded upon successful completion of the seven approved masters courses plus the first four courses in the doctoral degree program: two five-hour 800-level courses plus two research and writing courses.

Doctor of Computer Science


Emerging Media Concentration The Doctor of Computer Science in Emerging Media (DCS-EM) at Colorado Technical University is the terminal degree for computer science professionals, consultants, corporate strategists, technology officers and academics with expertise in computer science. Emerging media uses a multidisciplinary approach to examine how social networks, new media, web science and virtual worlds are reshaping business, education, research and entertainment. Outcomes: Critically evaluate, analyze, and solve problems within emerging media Demonstrate expertise within an area of emerging media by summarizing the state of the art, selecting an important problem, conducting research addressing the problem, and extending current knowledge with the results Communicate the research results and prepare them for publication Investigate the strategic, social and financial implications of emerging media Make well-founded forecasts about future challenges and developments in emerging media Demonstrate ethical behavior in all aspects of professional life including honesty, integrity, professional practice, and the protection of research subjects Courses: Core CS801 Research and Writing I
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CS802 CS806 CS811 CS812 CS816 CS820 CS821 CS826 CS831 CS836 CS841 CS846 CS851 CS855 CS856 EM820 EM825 EM830 EM835 EM840 EM845 EM860 Elective

Qualitative Analysis Research and Writing II Research and Writing III Quantitative Analysis Research and Writing IV Usability and Interaction Research and Writing V Research and Writing VI Research and Writing VII Research and Writing VIII Research and Writing IX Research and Writing X Research and Writing XI Futuring and Innovation Research and Writing XII Business Strategies for Social Media Strategic Use of Virtual Worlds Virtual Economy and Business Information Accountability and Web Privacy Strategies Virtual World Simulation Web Science and Technology Virtual and Cloud Computing Architectures Select one 5-credit course from 800-level CS/EIS/EM courses

5 3 3 5 3 5 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 5 3 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 96

Total program Credits

Year 1: Foundations Year one focuses on computer science and software engineering topics and an orientation to research and writing at the doctoral level. Coursework covers current topics in computer science and business strategies for social media, strategic use of virtual worlds, and research methods in computer science and emerging media. The research and writing component results in a broad overview of the students area of concentration in order to put the research into context and inform the students selection of a research topic. Students prepare research proposals and begin their programs of research. Year 2: Acquisition of Knowledge Once the foundations are in place, year two is where each student develops an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and research methods in emerging media. Coursework includes four courses, such as Quantitative Analysis, Usability and Interaction, Virtual Economy, and Information Accountability. These courses form a cohesive unit that increases the students knowledge in a chosen area of investigation. In addition to coursework, students conduct research and writing in their research area. Year 3: Leadership and Professional Advancement Coursework in the final year of the program includes Futuring and Innovation, Virtual World Simulation, Web Science and Technology, and Virtual and Cloud Computing Architectures. The research component of the program results in documentation of the students applied research in either a dissertation or a series of articles. The program thus includes twelve 5-credit instructional courses, taken one per quarter for three years, plus a research-and-writing class taken each quarter. Each class is conducted online. Twice each year, students attend
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an intensive residential symposium lasting four and a half days. Graduation requires successful defense of either a number of publishable-quality papers (the "paper option") or a dissertation. Both options require a literature review and a research proposal. The research proposal must be approved by the students committee, consisting of a mentor and two readers. The paper option requires two research papers and a proposal for programmatic research. At least one of the two research papers must be an academic article. The programmatic research proposal could serve as a proposal for funded research through a company or granting agency. Those three papers must be approved by the students committee. The dissertation option requires a more extensive document that incorporates the literature review, a major study, and a proposal for further investigation. The dissertation must be approved by the students committee. Graduation Requirements In addition to the successful completion of the above 96 credits with an acceptable GPA, students must also satisfactorily complete and defend their research, using either the paper or dissertation option. Degree Completion and Post Doctoral Study The student must be continuously enrolled until all graduation requirements are fulfilled. A student who has not completed the research requirements by the end of the formal coursework continues by registering for CS895 Dissertation Research Continuation each term until the completion of the requirements. In addition, a student may achieve a Post Doctoral Certificate if approved for that in advance by the doctoral dean. A typical program would include successful completion of four courses plus creation of two academic papers of publishable quality after the award of the CTU doctoral degree. The Doctoral Advantage While a relevant masters degree is ordinarily required for admission to CTU doctoral programs, there is also the option of completing a CTU MSCS, MSEIS, MSM, or MSSE degree while starting work on the Doctor of Computer Science degree. The program outcomes remain the same for the DCS and the masters degrees under this option, but the normal completion time for the degrees in the combined program is reduced to four years. Through this program, doctoral work is started after seven of the eleven required masters courses have been successfully completed. Program plans must be approved by the Dean of Doctoral Computer Science. Note, however, that for the MSSE degree to be awarded under doctoral advantage the student must successfully complete SE600, SE610, SE612 (for CTU Online students), and SE620. The MSCS, MSEIS, MSM, or MSSE degree will be awarded upon successful completion of the seven approved masters courses plus the first four courses in the doctoral degree program: two five-hour 800-level courses plus two research and writing courses.

Doctor of Computer Science


Information Assurance Concentration The Doctor of Computer Science Information Assurance program at Colorado Technical University is designed to develop leaders in managing enterprise information systems with an emphasis on information assurance.
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Outcomes: Critically evaluate, analyze, and solve problems within Information Assurance Demonstrate expertise within a sub-discipline of Information Assurance by summarizing the state of the art, selecting an important problem, conducting research addressing the problem, and extending current knowledge with results Communicate research results and prepare them for publication Make well-rounded forecasts about future challenges and developments in Information Assurance Demonstrate ethical behavior in all aspects of professional life including honesty, integrity, professional practice, and protection of research subjects Courses: Core CS801 CS802 CS806 CS811 CS812 CS816 CS817 CS821 CS826 CS831 CS836 CS841 CS846 CS851 CS852 CS856 CS862 CS863 EIS835 EIS815 EIS830 MGMT852 ELE Research and Writing I Qualitative Analysis Research and Writing II Research and Writing III Quantitative Analysis Research and Writing IV Foundations of Enterprise Information Systems Research and Writing V Research and Writing VI Research and Writing VII Research and Writing VIII Research and Writing IX Research and Writing X Research and Writing XI Information Assurance Research and Writing XII Foundations of Digital-Systems Security Enterprise Security Architecture Security Management Enterprise Tools, Concepts, and Processes Governance, Quality, Compliance, and Ethics Enterprise Change, Innovation, and Future Select a minimum of two 5-credit hour courses 3 5 3 3 5 3 5 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 5 3 5 5 5 5 5 5 10

The electives should be chosen from the following courses. (With permission of the Dean of Doctoral Computer Science, a student may choose other courses.) CS842 CS850 CS864 CS865 EIS800 EIS805 EIS810 EIS820 Business Intelligence Networking and Security Applications Security Communications Security and Countermeasures Strategy, Alignment, Portfolio Management Enterprise Management Concepts Managing, Planning, and Integrating EIS Enterprise Architecture Technology 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
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EIS825

IT Service Management

5 96

Total Program Credits:

Each of the three years of the DCS-IA program is designed to provide candidates with the theoretical, research, and applications capabilities necessary in the field of information assurance. The organization of each year is described below. Year 1: Foundations Year one focuses on introductory topics and research methods. Coursework covers introduction to enterprise information systems in general and security management in particular. In the research and writing component, students start identifying research-topic areas, analyze relevant literature and start preparing research proposals. Year 2: Acquisition of Knowledge With the foundations in place, each student develops an indepth understanding of the knowledge areas and res earch methods in information assurance. Coursework covers information assurance, security foundations, and enterprise security architecture. The research and writing courses further develop each students research. Year 3: Leadership and Professional Advancement Coursework in the final year of the program includes Futuring and Innovation, Virtual World Simulation, Web Science and Technology, and Virtual and Cloud Computing Architectures. The research component of the program results in documentation of the students applied research in either a dissertation or a series of articles. The program thus includes twelve 5-credit instructional courses, taken one per quarter for three years, plus a research-and-writing class taken each quarter. Each class is conducted online. Twice each year, students attend an intensive residential symposium lasting four and a half days. Graduation requires successful defense of either a number of publishable-quality papers (the "paper option") or a dissertation. Both options require a literature review and a research proposal. The research proposal must be approved by the students committee, consisting of a mentor and two readers. The paper option requires two research papers and a proposal for programmatic research. At least one of the two research papers must be an academic article. The programmatic research proposal could serve as a proposal for funded research through a company or granting agency. Those three papers must be approved by the students committee. The dissertation option requires a more extensive document that incorporates the literature review, a major study, and a proposal for further investigation. The dissertation must be approved by the students committee. Graduation Requirements In addition to the successful completion of the above 96 credits with an acceptable GPA, students must also satisfactorily complete and defend their research, using either the paper or dissertation option. Degree Completion and Post Doctoral Study The student must be continuously enrolled until all graduation requirements are fulfilled. A student who has not completed the research requirements by the end of the formal coursework continues by registering for CS895 Dissertation Research Continuation each term until the completion of the requirements.
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In addition, a student may achieve a Post Doctoral Certificate if approved for that in advance by the doctoral dean. A typical program would include successful completion of four courses plus creation of two academic papers of publishable quality after the award of the CTU doctoral degree. In addition, a student may achieve a Post Doctoral Certificate if approved for that in advance by the doctoral dean. A typical program would include successful completion of four courses plus creation of two academic papers of publishable quality after the award of the CTU doctoral degree. The Doctoral Advantage While a relevant masters degree is ordinarily required for admission to CTU doctoral programs, there is also the option of completing a CTU MSCS, MSEIS, MSM, or MSSE degree while starting work on the Doctor of Computer Science degree. The program outcomes remain the same for the DCS and the masters degrees under this option, but the normal completion time for the degrees in the combined program is reduced to four years. Through this program, doctoral work is started after seven of the eleven required masters courses have been successfully completed. Program plans must be approved by the Dean of Doctoral Computer Science. Note, however, that for the MSSE degree to be awarded under doctoral advantage the student must successfully complete SE600, SE610, SE612 (for CTU Online students), and SE620. The MSCS, MSEIS, MSM, or MSSE degree will be awarded upon successful completion of the seven approved masters courses plus the first four courses in the doctoral degree program: two five-hour 800-level courses plus two research and writing courses.

Executive Master of Business Administration


The Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) program combines a solid core of MBA courses with an innovative set of concentration courses. Designed to give students those tools, theories and skills necessary for long-term success, this curriculum emphasizes decision making, innovation, ethics, and a global perspective. Leadership skills grounded in sound ethical judgment, with the purpose of building environments where innovation, creativity and efficiency flourish An understanding of emerging Methods and practices of Intrapreneurism, which applies the skills and mindset of the entrepreneur within an organization markets and how to best position an organization to take advantage of opportunities in those markets Application of appropriate technologies and management styles that take into consideration the cultural and socio-economic realities of the environment Four basic ideas on which the curriculum is built: Ethical management and leadership; the use of good judgment and the making smart choices; an understanding of the global business environment; and the ability to create environments where innovative ideas can be taken from concept through application efficiently and consistently

Outcomes: Employ leadership skills, including effective judgment and decision-making Differentiate between entrepreneur and intrapreneur and use skills of both to work within an organization to produce innovative change and growth Work effectively as problem-solving team members
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Demonstrate an understanding of the major functional areas of business administration, including the critical skills necessary to analyze and solve business problems Identify and analyze emerging global markets Manage an organization ethically and in a socially-responsible manner Formulate value-creation strategies Engage in professional business practices that cross cultural, economic and political Synthesize course material and present innovative solutions to contemporary, real-world problems and initiatives Applied Managerial Accounting Applied Managerial Economics Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Applied Managerial Finance Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods Applied Managerial Marketing 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 4 4 4 4 16 48

Courses: Core ACCT614 ECON616 EMBA690 FINC615 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 MKTG630

Courses: Concentration EMBA630 Decisions in Management: Navigating Uncertainty EMBA640 Entrepreneurship/Intrapreneurship and Innovation EMBA650 Emerging Markets MGMT655 Management Capstone Total Program Credits:

Master of Business Administration


The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a professional degree intended for those who aspire to increasing levels of responsibility in business and industry. An MBA is an investment in the graduates future. This degree program is designed to provide each student with a breadth of skills ranging from accounting to project management. The program revolves around managerial skills required in planning, organizing and controlling work in organizations, and focuses on directing, coaching and motivating people for effective performance. In addition, this program is designed to help the student understand various management theories, essential management functions and their interrelationships, and the global environment of todays business. Outcomes: Demonstrate an understanding of effective, ethical leadership strategies and skills Conduct professional applied research Demonstrate competence in the chosen field Communicate information effectively Work effectively as problem-solving team members Understand the implications of the internet on todays business
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Demonstrate an understanding of the major functional areas of business administration including the critical skills necessary to analyze and solve business problems Show a mastery of mathematics, statistics, accounting, finance, and economics to a sufficient degree to apply quantitative reasoning and analysis to business and management problems Applied Managerial Accounting Applied Managerial Economics Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Applied Managerial Finance Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods Applied Managerial Marketing 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32

Courses: Core ACCT614 ECON616 EMBA690 FINC615 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 MKTG630

Courses: Concentration Concentration Choices: MGMT655 Total Program Credits:

Select 12 credit hours from 600-level Business or Management courses Management Capstone

12 4 16 48

Master of Business Administration


Accounting Concentration An increase in the number of businesses, changing financial laws and regulations, and increased scrutiny of company finances will spur the job growth of accountants and auditors. Increasingly, accountants also are assuming the role of personal financial advisors. In response to market demand, these financial specialists will offer more financial management and consulting services as they take on greater advisory roles. In addition to openings resulting from growth, the need to replace accountants and auditors who retire or transfer to other occupations will produce numerous job openings. The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting (MBA-ACC) is a program for students with a Bachelors degree in accounting or closely related fields. This program provides students with strong theoretical foundations and professional skills in the main functional areas of accounting, including financial reporting, management control and auditing, and taxation. In addition, this program is designed to prepare graduates for careers in industry, government and not-for-profit organizations. Outcomes: Perform an audit review and prepare the appropriate documentation Describe how accounting information is used in implementing management policy Utilize accounting information to evaluate how to organize the business for managerial control Discuss the ethical implications of taxation and business decisions Develop a practical understanding and application of specific actions, processes, and techniques needed
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to move into the next generation of organizations Develop financial reports to meet business expansion needs Apply product costing techniques in the development of a master budget from a strategic perspective Applied Managerial Accounting Applied Managerial Economics Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Applied Managerial Finance Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods Applied Managerial Marketing 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 4 4 4 4 16 48

Courses: Core ACCT614 ECON616 EMBA690 FINC615 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 MKTG630

Courses: Concentration ACCT618 Taxation and Business Decisions ACCT628 Financial Reporting ACCT644 Management Control and Auditing ACCT650 MBA Accounting Capstone Total Program Credits:

Master of Business Administration


Environmental and Social Sustainability Concentration The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Environmental and Social Sustainability (MBA-ESS) combines business administration skills with an emphasis on innovation and environmental and social responsibility. This concentration provides students who are passionate about helping to build a better world with the knowledge they will need to effectively implement sustainable business practices in any organization. In addition to the foundations of sustainable business, this program covers implementation of the Triple Bottom Line (People, Planet, Profit) and the establishment of sustainable business operations. Outcomes: Demonstrate and understanding of the functional areas of business: accounting, finance, economics, marketing, and strategic management Ethically employ leadership skills, including effective judgment and decision-making Use entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial skills to work within an organization to bring about innovation and growth Evaluate organizational effectiveness using a triple bottom line approach Demonstrate an understanding of the nature of sustainable business and how it can be operationalized in an organization Courses: Core ACCT614 Applied Managerial Accounting

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ECON616 EMBA690 FINC615 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 MKTG630

Applied Managerial Economics Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Applied Managerial Finance Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods Applied Managerial Marketing

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32

Courses: Concentration ESS600 Foundations of Sustainable Business ESS610 Implementing the Triple Bottom Line ESS620 Sustainable Operations MGMT655 Management Capstone

4 4 4 4 16 48

Total Program Credits:

Master of Business Administration


Finance Concentration The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance (MBA-FIN) combines graduate business administration skills with an emphasis on finance. This concentration helps students understand how to analyze financial information to make decisions to enhance business success. Ethical issues in finance and financial management for multinational enterprises are also covered. Outcomes: Make financial decisions that build the value of the organization Employ sound financial reasoning in business planning, operation, and assessment Effectively research, analyze, and interpret financial information to influence managerial decision making Develop change-agent skills that reflect critical and creative thinking Courses: Core ACCT614 ECON616 EMBA690 FINC615 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 MKTG630

Applied Managerial Accounting Applied Managerial Economics Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Applied Managerial Finance Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods Applied Managerial Marketing

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Courses: Concentration FINC600 Financial Statement Analysis FINC605 Corporate Portfolio Management FINC610 Financial Management for Multinational Enterprises FINC650 MBA Finance Capstone

4 4 4 4 16 48

Total Program Credits:

Master of Business Administration


Healthcare Management Concentration The Master of Business Administration with a Healthcare Management concentration (MBA-HCM) program combines graduate business administration skills with an emphasis on healthcare management. This concentration covers a range of skills relevant to the healthcare environment, including management concepts and processes, resource allocation, risk assessment, and financing. These concepts are applied within the ethical, legal, and policy framework of the healthcare environment advantage. Outcomes: Apply sound business principles and practices to the unique field of healthcare Coordinate resources effectively within legal, regulatory, and ethical constraints Demonstrate visionary leadership skills by creating innovative solutions to management Apply critical thinking to the diverse disciplines found in healthcare organizations Demonstrate change agent skills that reflect critical and creative thinking regarding human resource management issues Apply the management, legal, and ethical issues of diversity, affirmative action, employee and labor relations to the design of organizational decision models and policies Courses: Core ACCT614 ECON616 EMBA690 FINC615 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 MKTG630 Applied Managerial Accounting Applied Managerial Economics Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Applied Managerial Finance Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods Applied Managerial Marketing 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 4 4 4 4 16
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Courses: Concentration HCM612 Managing the Healthcare Organization HCM621 Ethics, Policy and Law in Healthcare Management HCM631 Systems in Healthcare HCM650 MBA Healthcare Management Capstone
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48

Master of Business Administration


Hospitality Management Concentration The Master in Business Administration with a concentration in Hospitality Management (MBA-Hosp Mgmt) degree program is well suited for individuals who are intending to be or are managers or corporate leaders. Graduates will be gaining and acquiring knowledge and skills in leadership, financial management, hospitality operations, customer service strategy, planning processes, and operations methodology. The graduates can apply these competencies as managers, consultants, or leaders in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. The program emphasizes the skills the manager or consultant need to be successful in the operations and functions of hospitality based venue. The degree program is designed for those who wish to broaden and expand on their experience in leadership, properties planning, operations, and change management, either as line managers or consultants, as well as those making a transition into the profession. The Hospitality Management field concentration is focused on the development of skills and competencies in managers, leaders, and consultants who seek to improve organizational effectiveness, enhance decision making, improve the operations of the venue, and develop analysis and research expertise. While this program is strongly grounded in organizational concepts, strategic, and management theory, the curriculum is focused on practical, growth-oriented activities to ensure educational relevance and applicability in today's challenging business and institutional hospitality environments. Strong and effective theory-to-practice models ensure that students will acquire advanced research competencies, the skills to manage effectively, and to improve the overall performance and effectiveness of their hospitality focused organizations. Outcomes: Investigate and analyze the roles and responsibilities of hospitality managers Identify and assess the techniques to create, operate, staff, and evaluate service systems for hospitality/tourism/resort enterprises Differentiate between various organizational designs and their strategic implementation Research and explore emerging issues that impact domestic and global lodging. Formulate marketing initiatives through research, develop effective strategies, enhance revenues from strategic channels, and evaluate marketing outcomes Courses: Core ACCT614 ECON616 FINC615 EMBA690 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605

Applied Managerial Accounting Applied Managerial Economics Applied Managerial Finance Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Leadership and Ethical Decision Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods

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Courses: Concentration MKTG631 Customer Experience Management and Marketing MGMT610 Hospitality Organizational Behavior MGMT612 Hospitality and Food Service Operations MGMT614 Hospitality Properties Development and Planning MGMT616 Managerial Communications

4 4 4 4 4 20 48

Total Program Credits:

Master of Business Administration


Human Resource Management Concentration The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management (MBA-HRM) degree program is designed to prepare the graduate to integrate human resource functions into an organizations strategic plan. Every manager needs to be aware of the federal regulations that govern human resources and labor relations. In many companies, HR functions are being turned over to line managers and supervisors as a cost savings, while the actual HR functions are being outsourced to 1-800 numbers and Intranet sites. Thus, the department manager is being relied on more and more to be knowledgeable about HR issues. For this reason, the Human Resource Management concentration can be an excellent choice for those who wish to work in the management field. Outcomes: Develop change-agent skills, especially related to critical and creative thinking, regarding human resource management issues Discuss the importance of strategic human resource planning and be able to participate in futuristic forecasting, and strategic planning processes Apply knowledge of the legal and ethical principles to human resource management decision making and policy development Resolve operational problems using knowledge and understanding principles and various functions of human resource management including models of compensation and benefits, selection, recruitment, succession planning, equal employment opportunity, employment rights, training, employee and organizational development Explain the impact of current trends in legal decisions on organizational policies and human resources impacts Apply the management, legal, and ethical issues of diversity, affirmative action, employee and labor relations to the design of organizational decision models and policies Courses: Core ACCT614 ECON616 EMBA690 FINC615 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 Applied Managerial Accounting Applied Managerial Economics Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Applied Managerial Finance Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

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MKTG630

Applied Managerial Marketing

4 32 4 4 4 4 16 48

Courses: Concentration HRMT645 Operational Human Resource Management HRMT650 Current Legal Issues in Human Resource Management HRMT655 Managing Organizational Development and Change MGMT655 Management Capstone Total Program Credits:

Master of Business Administration


Insurance and Risk Management Concentration The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Insurance and Risk Management (MBA-IRM) is designed for insurance professionals that have earned the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation of the American Institute for CPCU (AICPCU) and Insurance Institute of American (IIA). Upon receipt of proof that an applicant to the University has successfully been awarded the CPCU designation, CTU will credit the applicant 16 quarter hours toward the MBA-IRM degree program. After a student has completed the MBA core, and the award of the CPCU has been validated, he/she will be awarded the MBA-IRM degree. Outcomes: Demonstrate proficiency in industry validated insurance and risk management skills by the successful completion of the CPCU designation, including: CPCU foundation courses CPCU Commercial or Personal concentration courses CPCU ethics requirement CPCU experience requirement Integrate insurance and risk management skills with sound business principles and practices Apply research skills to solve insurance and risk management problems Demonstrate change-agent skills using critical and creative thinking Courses: Core ACCT614 ECON616 EMBA690 FINC615 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605

Applied Managerial Accounting Applied Managerial Economics Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Applied Managerial Finance Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28

Courses: Concentration CPCU Designation CPCU Transfer Credit


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FINC650

MBA Finance Capstone

4 20 48

Total Program Credits:

Master of Business Administration


Logistics/Supply Chain Management Concentration The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (MBA-L/SCM) is a comprehensive program that is designed to build a generalist foundation that emphasizes the application of critical thinking and management skills in todays business environment. Students will understand how to apply the detailed functional aspects of logistics and supply chain management from a global, international, and domestic perspective. Outcomes: Demonstrate an understanding of the relevance and applicability of logistics and supply chain methodologies to businesses operating in a global environment Conduct scholarly research in the fields of logistics and supply chain management Apply managerial logistics and supply chain philosophy and concepts, as well as quantitative and qualitative methodologies to product design, warehousing, distribution, procurements, and contracting decisions Design an integrated supply chain system from the raw material to delivery to the end customer; including reverse logistics consideration Courses: Core ACCT614 ECON616 EMBA690 FINC615 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 MKTG630 Applied Managerial Accounting Applied Managerial Economics Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Applied Managerial Finance Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods Applied Managerial Marketing 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 4 4 4 4 16 48

Courses: Concentration SCM610 Logistics/SCM Inventory and Distribution SCM620 Impact on Design & Production SCM630 Supply Chain/Logistics Cost Analysis PM665 Project Management Capstone Total Program Credits:

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Master of Business Administration


Marketing Concentration The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing (MBA-MKTG) degree is focused on the skills needed to make critical marketing decisions for businesses and organizations. Marketing research is crucial to analyzing and understanding data and trends. As increasing numbers of companies look to expand into global markets, individuals with a grasp of cultural, ethical, and legal implications of international marketing will be in high demand. The field of marketing has been, and is being, transformed by technology; successful leaders need to be ready to adapt and leverage this technology to gain competitive advantage. Outcomes: Demonstrate mastery of marketing research, international marketing, e-marketing, and customer relationship management skills Adapt marketing strategies globally using critical thinking, ethics, and cross-cultural understanding Manage the expected growth in global competition creatively Develop effective marketing plans including pricing, product placement, and promotion of goods and services Demonstrate change-agent skills using critical and creative thinking Courses: Core ACCT614 ECON616 EMBA690 FINC615 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 MKTG630 Applied Managerial Accounting Applied Managerial Economics Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Applied Managerial Finance Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods Applied Managerial Marketing 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 4 4 4 4 16 48

Courses: Concentration MKTG618 Marketing Research Methods MKTG628 Marketing in the Digital Age MKTG638 International Marketing MGMT655 Management Capstone Total Program Credits:

Master of Business Administration


Mediation and Dispute Resolution Concentration The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Mediation and Dispute Resolution (MBA-MDR) degree program is designed for mediation professionals that have earned the Advanced Practitioner of Mediation (APM) designation of the Institute of Advanced Dispute Resolution (IADR). Upon receipt of proof that an applicant to the University has successfully been awarded the APM designation, CTU will credit the applicant 12 quarter hours toward the MBA-MDR degree program. After a student has completed the MBA-MDR core,
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and the award of the APM has been validated, he/she will be awarded the MBA-MDR. Outcomes: Demonstrate proficiency in industry validated mediation and dispute resolution skills by the successful completion of the APM designation, including: APM core course APM concentration courses Demonstrate an understanding of the major functional areas of business administration including the critical skills necessary to analyze and solve business problems Show a mastery of mathematics, statistics, accounting, finance, and economics to a sufficient degree to apply quantitative reasoning and analysis to business and management problems Demonstrate effective, ethical leadership strategies and skills Conduct professional applied research Communicate information effectively Work effectively as problem-solving team members Courses: Core ACCT614 ECON616 EMBA690 FINC615 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 MKTG630 Applied Managerial Accounting Applied Managerial Economics Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Applied Managerial Finance Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods Applied Managerial Marketing 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 12 4 16 48

Courses: Concentration APM Designation APM Transfer credit (campus validation required) MGMT655 Management Capstone Total Program Credits:

Master of Business Administration


Operations Management Concentration The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Operations Management (MBA-OM) degree program is designed to prepare students to lead organizations in the planning, development, operation, and management of business systems. The program combines the technical aspects of operating systems with the practical aspects of contemporary business environment. The curriculum blends skills, such as project management, system operations and business related with organizational skills in the major areas of business management. Outcomes: Demonstrate an understanding of the relevance and applicability of operational considerations and
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logistics and supply chain methodologies to businesses operating in a global environment Conduct scholarly research in the field of operations related management Apply managerial operational philosophy and concepts, as well as quantitative and qualitative methodologies to product design, warehousing, distribution, procurements, and contracting decisions Design an integrated operating system from the raw material to delivery to the customer, including reverse logistics considerations Applied Managerial Accounting Applied Managerial Economics Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Applied Managerial Finance Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods Applied Managerial Marketing 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 4 4 4 4 16 48

Courses: Core ACCT614 ECON616 EMBA690 FINC615 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 MKTG630

Courses: Concentration MGMT640 Operations Management MGMT646 Managing Service Operations MGMT647 Operations Strategy PM665 Project Management Capstone Total Program Credits:

Master of Business Administration


Project Management Concentration The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Project Management (MBA-PM) degree program is designed to provide the tools, techniques and skills needed to effectively manage projects. The curriculum covers in detail the nine knowledge areas specified by the Project Management Institute (PMI) in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), the industry standard for project management. In addition, the program integrates business foundation courses with the theory and the practice of project management in order to prepare well-equipped and skilled project managers. Outcomes: Apply the project management process and knowledge areas to a project Establish a project office with appropriate structure, personnel and processes Analyze project scope and identify project key tasks and stakeholders Develop a detailed list of project tasks and arrange them in a project work breakdown structure Construct and implement an approach for using contracting and procurement activities to fulfill project goals Assemble project tasks into a project schedule, determine task time, order of precedence and resources required Create and implement a proactive risk management and quality plan. Assess potential and actual risks.
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Develop contingency plans. Mitigate the effects of risks Prepare a project plan and establish a project cost/schedule baseline Assess project status against the project baseline using earned value and other analysis tools. Initiate corrective action where needed. Applied Managerial Accounting Applied Managerial Economics Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Applied Managerial Finance Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 4 4 4 4 4 20 48

Courses: Core ACCT614 ECON616 EMBA690 FINC615 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605

Courses: Concentration PM600 Project Management Processes in Organizations PM610 Project Planning, Execution and Closure PM620 Schedule and Cost Control Techniques PM630 Contracting and Procurement in Project Management PM665 Project Management Capstone Total Program Credits:

This degree is accredited by the Project Management Institute's Global Accreditation Center (PMI-GAC). Of over 250 universities worldwide that offer degrees in Project Management, CTU is one of only 17 offering programs accredited by PMI-GAC.

Master of Business Administration


Technology Management Concentration The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Technology Management (MBA-TM) degree program is designed to prepare the graduate to assist and lead organizations in the planning, development, operation and management of information technology systems. The program combines the technical aspects of information systems with the practical aspects of contemporary business. The curriculum blends information technology skills, such as database management, networking and telecommunications systems, with organizational skills in the major areas of business. Outcomes: Explain the major functional areas of business administration including the critical skills necessary to analyze and solve business problems Apply quantitative reasoning and analysis to business and management problems Conduct professional applied research Manage the relational database application life cycle and the relational database management system environment Define the relational data model and determine if a given database satisfies the properties of a
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relational database Define the OSI network model and implementations as they are used in computer and voice Define network transmission methods and describe network device operations Describe the protocols used for network data transport Applied Managerial Accounting Applied Managerial Economics Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Applied Managerial Finance Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods Applied Managerial Marketing 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 4 4 4 4 16 48

Courses: Core ACCT614 ECON616 EMBA690 FINC615 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 MKTG630

Courses: Concentration IT600 IT Management IT610 Relational Database Management Systems IT640 Networking and Telecommunications MGMT655 Management Capstone Total Program Credits:

Master of Science in Accounting


The Master of Science in Accounting (MS-ACC) is a degree for students with a bachelors degree in accounting or other closely related fields. This program provides strong theoretical foundations and professional skills in the main functional areas of accounting, including financial reporting and assurance, management control and auditing, taxation, and forensic accounting. In addition, this program is designed to prepare graduates for careers in public accounting, industry, government or not-for-profit organizations. Accountants are key players in the financial information arena of all organizations. They provide much of the information utilized by for-profit and not-for-profit organizations in the decision-making needed to help the organization attain its goals. Accountants and auditors help to ensure that organizations are run more efficiently, public records are kept more accurately, and taxes are paid properly and on time. They perform these vital functions by offering an increasingly wide array of business and accounting services to their clients. These services include public, management and government accounting, as well as internal auditing. However, accountants and auditors are broadening the services they offer to include budget analysis, financial and investment planning, information technology consulting and limited legal services. Beyond the fundamental tasks of the occupation preparing, analyzing and verifying financial documents in order to provide information to clients many accountants now are required to possess a wide range of knowledge and skills. Outcomes: Address the changing financial laws and regulations, and increased scrutiny of company finances Assume the role of a personal financial advisor to the business Offer financial management and consulting services while taking on a greater advisory role Perform an audit review and prepare the appropriate documentation
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Describe how accounting information is used in implementing management policy Utilize accounting information to evaluate how to organize the business for managerial control Discuss the ethical implications of taxation and business decisions Develop a practical understanding and application of specific actions, processes, and techniques needed to move into the next generation of organizations Develop financial reports to meet business expansion needs Apply product costing techniques in the development of a master budget from a strategic perspective Applied Managerial Accounting Taxation and Business Decisions Advanced Cost Accounting Financial Reporting Accounting Information Systems Advanced Auditing Management Control and Auditing Forensic Accounting International Financial Reporting Standards Applied Managerial Economics Applied Managerial Finance Applied Managerial Decision-Making 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 48

Courses: Core ACCT614 ACCT618 ACCT624 ACCT628 ACCT634 ACCT638 ACCT644 ACCT648 ACCT655 ECON616 FINC615 MGMT600

Total Program Credits:

Accounting courses at CTU meet the educational standards of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). The student who meets the unique requirements of the State Board of Accounting in their state's Application for CPA Licensure is qualified to sit for the CPA exam.

Master of Science in Management


In order for an organization and its management to compete in todays global business environment, there is a great need for individuals who can both lead and manage technical initiatives and business operations. To help meet the need for this competitive new breed of technical leadership and management professional, Colorado Technical University offers a general Master of Science in Management (MSM) degree program. The program architecture consists of research methods, leadership, managerial decision-making and operations management integrated with a solid practical research foundation. Building on this program core, the student can tailor the degree program to meet individual job responsibilities, organizational needs, and career goals. Outcomes: Lead and direct technical initiatives and operations Analyze and develop strategies for improving business processes and operations Integrate technology and operational processes into the organization Evaluate emerging technologies and their impact across the organization Apply analytical and critical thinking skills necessary to evaluate emerging technologies Work effectively as problem-solving team member Conduct, use, and evaluate professional applied research
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Courses: Core EMBA690 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 MGMT655

Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods Management Capstone Select 28 credit hours of 600 Level Business and Management Courses

Courses: Concentration Concentration Choices: Total Program Credits:

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The 28 credits of 600 level Business and Management Electives must be approved by the chair or dean of management at the campus where the degree is being offered. Master of Science in Management Effective August 19, 2009, this program is no longer available for future enrollments Business Management Concentration The Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Business Management (MSM-BM) degree program equips the graduate with an understanding of the fundamental issues related to technology's role today and in the future. The student will develop both technical expertise and business savvy from the enterprise perspective of an organization. The student will also learn to create new technology-based business paradigms to achieve organizational goals. The program is structured to expose each graduate to key technological tools and concepts from a managerial perspective. The Project Management Institute (PMI) endorsed project management component provides a solid base of knowledge to address today's most pressing management challenges using industry-recognized models and techniques. Program Outcomes Demonstrate an understanding of effective, ethical leadership strategies and skills Conduct professional applied research Utilize analytical and critical thinking skills in order to synthesize, evaluate and integrate concepts and knowledge for effective decision analysis and problem solving Communicate information professionally Work effectively as problem-solving team members Conduct, use, and evaluate professional applied research Program Requirements ID612 Leadership MGM600 Applied Managerial Decision-Making MGM604 Organizational Behavior MGM608 Managing e-Business MKT628 Marketing in the Digital Age MGM638 Transforming the Enterprise with IT MPM650 Project Management Processes in Organizations
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Total MSM-BM Degree Program Requirements Project Management Institute (PMI), Registered Education Provider

Colorado Technical University has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI). As a PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.), Colorado Technical University has agreed to abide by PMI established quality assurance criteria. CTU's courses in project management prepare students to take PMI's Project Management Professional certification (www.pmi.org) Master of Science in Management Effective May 15, 2011, this program is no longer available for future enrollments Criminal Justice Concentration The Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Criminal Justice (MSM-CJ) is designed to meet the emerging administrative and leadership needs of the criminal justice system. The criminal justice field is rapidly expanding in the areas of corrections, law enforcement, law and the courts, and in many types of diversionary and ancillary programs that support the system. As a result, those with leadership and management skills, and those with expertise in program evaluation, budgeting and policy-making will help forge the future of the criminal justice system. This program is designed specifically to develop the knowledge base and skills essential to those who will become the managers of people, money and programs, and leaders in planning and decision making in the criminal justice system. These skills are applicable to a wide spectrum of employment areas for both public and nonprofit organizations within the criminal justice system and ancillary agencies. The Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Criminal Justice was developed with the direction of leaders in the criminal justice industry and reflects the balance needed for developing excellent administrative skills along with the information base necessary to enhance responsible policy-making. Outcomes: Discuss trends in the development of public policies and apply management principles and policy analysis techniques to current issues facing criminal justice and juvenile justice Use research results to enhance administrative problem solving and decision making Explore proactive strategies that reflect responsible organizational values Examine how court rulings, public opinion, research findings, and legislative actions have influenced justice-related policies Analyze the realities of translating public policy into operational practice in law enforcement, correctional and juvenile justice agencies Evaluate the impact and cost-effectiveness of justice policies and organizational practices Identify innovative approaches for developing rational, fiscally responsible policy choices Apply management and leadership theories to the challenges faced by modern public safety
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Courses: Core EMBA690 HRMT645 INTD670 MGMT604

Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Operational Human Resource Management Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Organizational Behavior

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Courses: Concentration CJUS610 Crime Laboratory Management CJUS620 Court Services Management CJUS630 Law Enforcement Management CJUS640 Corrections Management CJUS650 Terrorism and Homeland Security Management MGMT623 Public Administration MGMT635 Grants and Contracts Total Program Credits Master of Science in Management

Enterprise Information Systems Concentration Explosive demand for professionals who can integrate and manage a companys information and technology tools has created an emerging new field in information technology. To help meet the need for this competitive new breed of management professionals, Colorado Technical University has introduced the Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Enterprise Information Systems (MSM-EIS) degree program. Large, complex organizations require a different perspective when solving technical problems. Local solutions may not be sufficient for the entire enterprise. Today, these large organizations need technical leaders who can take a problem and find a technical solution that will be functional for all components of the enterprise. Course content for this program includes a solid core of project management curriculum plus a set of concentration courses, which are designed to provide the student with an understanding of all the different elements that go toward making up an enterprise and how those elements inter-relate. Outcomes: Plan projects effectively and successfully, taking into consideration the quadruple constraints of time, cost, resources, and specifications. Determine and calculate project risks according to classical risk analysis. Plan and manage contractual purchasing issues, including procurement and supply, outsourcing, and just-in-time. Evaluate and present project objectives, requirements, scope, and budgeting effectively to upper management. Plan, implement and use technology within a broad business and real world perspective. Demonstrate the ability to critically analyze and solve technical issues as they relate to the enterprise. Demonstrate the ability to design, implement and manage technology solutions to achieve enterprise goals.

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Exercise strong interpersonal and team communication skills. Demonstrate the skills necessary to perform all actions within an ethical framework. Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Information Technology Capstone Project Management Processes in Organizations Project Planning, Execution and Closure Schedule and Cost Control Techniques Contracting and Procurement in Project Management 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 48

Courses: Core EMBA690 IT697 PM600 PM610 PM620 PM630

Courses: Concentration CS651 Computer Systems Security Foundations CS660 Database Systems CS663 Enterprise Systems Architecture INTD670 Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making IT605 Enterprise Information Systems IT660 Information Technology Systems Development Total Program Credits:

Admission/Entrance Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Management - Enterprise Information Systems degree program is designed to provide technical depth in the issues and concerns for enterprise level solutions. In order to achieve this depth, a solid foundation in computer science (CS) or information technology (IT) is required. Students without a CS or IT undergraduate degree must demonstrate at least two years of work experience in the field.

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Homeland Security Concentration Homeland Security has become a concern at all levels of government and in a wide variety of organizations. The Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Homeland Security (MSM-HLS) program has been designed to combine essential organizational research and analysis skills with a deep understanding of the variety of threats facing the United States, its communities, and its organizations. The seven required courses in Homeland Security are based on the curriculum of the Masters of Homeland Security as developed by the US Naval Postgraduate School. CTU is a member of the Homeland Security and Defense Education Consortium. Outcomes: Lead and direct technical initiatives and operations Analyze and develop strategies for improving organizational processes and operations Work effectively as problem-solving team member Conduct, use, and evaluate professional applied research Analyze models of Homeland Security and effectively communicate them Demonstrate an understanding of terrorism and the psychology of fear
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Assess threats to the infrastructure Evaluate technological solutions to problems of Homeland Security Examine the relationship between Homeland Security-related organizations and government Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods 4 4 4 4 16 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 48

Courses: Core EMBA690 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605

Courses: Concentration HLS600 Homeland Security Fundamentals HLS610 Dynamics of Terrorism HLS620 Technology Solutions for HLS HLS630 Organizational and Policy Challenges HLS640 Vulnerability Analysis and Protection HLS650 Homeland Security and Government HLS660 Psychology of Fear Management HLS685 Homeland Security Capstone Total Program Credits:

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Information Systems Security Concentration An almost continuous stream of security-related incidents is affecting millions of computer systems and networks throughout the world. Organizations are constantly experiencing these attacks and security incidents; they constitute a risk to their organizational mission. The loss or corruption of information systems can significantly impact the organization and result in a substantial loss of revenue. To address these threats, organizations, both private and government, are investing considerable funds to adopt security measures to make their organizations safe. Course content includes a solid core of project management curriculum plus courses in information systems security. This program is designed to provide the student with the information system security skills necessary to manage and protect the vital technology assets of todays organizations. The Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Information Systems Security (MSM-ISS) degree program is designed to prepare technical leaders in security management to combat threats in todays environment through an understanding of security management, network security principles, and certification and accreditation requirements. Outcomes: Plan projects effectively and successfully, taking into consideration the quadruple constraints of time, cost, resources, and specifications Develop from the basic project plan a work-breakdown structure to the lowest granularity permitted by cost Determine and calculate project risks according to classical risk analysis
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Plan and manage contractual purchasing issues, including, procurement and supply, outsourcing, and just-in-time acquisition Evaluate and present project objectives, requirements, scope, and budgeting effectively to upper management Define technical requirements for the implementation of an effective security infrastructure Identify and describe the impact of implementing security components at all OSI layers Develop effective enterprise level security policies, standards and procedures Identify and develop necessary enterprise/government systems certification and accreditation procedures and best commercial practices Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Project Management Processes in Organizations Project Planning, Execution and Closure Schedule and Cost Control Techniques Contracting and Procurement in Project Management Information Technology Capstone 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 4 4 4 4 4 20 48

Courses: Core EMBA690 INTD670 PM600 PM610 PM620 PM630 IT697

Courses: Concentration CS651 Computer Systems Security Foundations CS653 Network Security CS654 Security Management CS661 Software Information Assurance CS662 System Security Certification and Accreditation Total Program Credits:

This degree is accredited by the Project Management Institute's Global Accreditation Center (PMI-GAC). Of over 250 universities worldwide that offer degrees in Project Management, CTU is one of only 17 offering programs accredited by PMI-GAC.

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Information Technology Management Concentration Explosive demand for professionals who can integrate and manage a companys information and technology tools has created an emerging new field in information technology. In the next decade, the demand is expected to double. To help meet the need for this competitive new breed of management professional, Colorado Technical University has introduced the Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Information Technology Management (MSM-ITM) degree program. Course content includes a solid core of project management curriculum plus courses in computing platforms and network architecture designs. Software systems, both application and development, will be covered with emphasis on relational database and client/server technology. Information technology graduates will be prepared to design, build, integrate and manage the information technology systems and programs associated with todays organizations.
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Outcomes: Plan projects effectively and successfully, taking into consideration the quadruple constraints of time, cost, resources, and specifications Develop from the basic project plan a work-breakdown structure to the lowest granularity permitted by cost Determine and calculate project risks according to classical risk analysis Plan and manage contractual purchasing issues, including, procurement and supply, outsourcing, and just-in-time Evaluate and present project objectives, requirements, scope, and budgeting effectively to upper management Apply analytical and critical thinking skills necessary to design, build, integrate and manage the information technology systems and programs associated with todays organizations Design, develop and manage a database system Comprehend the concepts of telecommunications and networking systems design, development and management Work effectively as problem-solving team members Conduct, use, and evaluate professional applied research Courses: Core EMBA690 IT697 PM600 PM610 PM620 PM630 Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Information Technology Capstone Project Management Processes in Organizations Project Planning, Execution and Closure Schedule and Cost Control Techniques Contracting and Procurement in Project Management 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 48

Courses: Concentration IT610 Relational Database Management Systems IT612 Database Analysis, Design and Implementation IT640 Networking and Telecommunications IT642 Network Administration IT660 Information Technology Systems Development IT662 IT Systems Implementation Total Program Credits:

This degree is accredited by the Project Management Institute's Global Accreditation Center (PMI-GAC). Of over 250 universities worldwide that offer degrees in Project Management, CTU is one of only 17 offering programs accredited by PMI-GAC. This degree is accredited by the Project Management Institute's Global Accreditation Center (PMI-GAC). Of over 250 universities worldwide that offer degrees in Project Management, CTU is one of only 17 offering programs accredited by PMI-GAC, and one of only two universities offering undergraduate programs with this select accreditation.
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Information Technology and Project Management Concentration Explosive demand for professionals who can integrate and manage a companys information and technology tools has created an emerging new field in information technology. In the next decade, the demand is expected to double. To help meet the need for this competitive new breed of management professional, Colorado Technical University has introduced the Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Information Technology and Project Management (MSM-IT/PM) degree program. Course content includes a solid core of project management curriculum plus courses in computing platforms and network architecture designs. Software systems, both application and development, will be covered with emphasis on relational database and client/server technology. Information technology graduates will be prepared to design, build, integrate and manage the information technology systems and programs associated with todays organizations. Outcomes: Plan projects effectively and successfully, taking into consideration the quadruple constraints of time, cost, resources, and specifications Develop from the basic project plan a work-breakdown structure to the lowest granularity permitted by cost Determine and calculate project risks according to classical risk analysis Plan and manage contractual purchasing issues, including, procurement and supply, outsourcing, and just-in-time Evaluate and present project objectives, requirements, scope, and budgeting effectively to upper management Apply analytical and critical thinking skills necessary to design, build, integrate and manage the information technology systems and programs associated with todays organizations Design, develop and manage a database system Comprehend the concepts of telecommunications and networking systems design, development and management Work effectively as problem-solving team members Conduct, use, and evaluate professional applied research Courses: Core EMBA690 IT610 IT612 IT640 IT642 IT660 IT662 IT697 PM600 PM610 PM620 PM630

Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Relational Database Management Systems Database Analysis, Design and Implementation Networking and Telecommunications Network Administration Information Technology Systems Development IT Systems Implementation Information Technology Capstone Project Management Processes in Organizations Project Planning, Execution and Closure Schedule and Cost Control Techniques Contracting and Procurement in Project Management

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This degree is accredited by the Project Management Institute's Global Accreditation Center (PMI-GAC). Of over 250 universities worldwide that offer degrees in Project Management, CTU is one of only 17 offering programs accredited by PMI-GAC.

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Project Management Concentration The Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Project Management (MSM-PM) program prepares the student with the skills and knowledge needed to become an effective project manager, including time/conflict management; teams and HR management; risk analysis and management; scheduling techniques; organizations and processes; cost, budgeting and scheduling; procurement and contracting; and control systems implementation. Program content covers key areas contained in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), considered to be the industry standard by the Project Management Outcomes: Plan projects effectively and successfully, taking into consideration the quadruple constraints of time, cost, resources, and specifications Demonstrate an understanding of effective, ethical leadership strategies and skills Utilize analytical and critical thinking skills in order to synthesize, evaluate and integrate concepts and knowledge for effective decision analysis and problem solving Communicate information professionally Work effectively as problem-solving team members Develop from the basic project plan a work-breakdown structure to the lowest granularity permitted by cost Determine and calculate project risks according to classical risk analysis Plan and manage contractual purchasing issues, including, procurement and supply, outsourcing, and just-in-time Evaluate and present project objectives, requirements, scope, and budgeting effectively to upper management Courses: Core EMBA690 MGMT604 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 MGMT640 MKTG630 PM665

Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Organizational Behavior Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods Operations Management Applied Managerial Marketing Project Management Capstone

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Courses: Concentration PM600 Project Management Processes in Organizations PM610 Project Planning, Execution and Closure PM620 Schedule and Cost Control Techniques
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Registered by: Project Management Institute, Registered Education Provider. CTU is a recognized provider with the Project Management Institute (PMI) Educational Provider Program (PMI-R.E.P.).

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Organizational Leadership and Change Concentration The Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Organizational Leadership and Change (MSM-OLC) degree program is well suited for individuals who are intending to be or are managers or scholar-practitioners. Graduates acquire knowledge and skills in organizational leadership (OL) theory, research, strategy, and methodology. The graduates can apply these competencies as managers, consultants, or leaders in the public, private, NGO, and non-profit sectors. The program emphasizes self-awareness as manager/leader in small groups, complex organizations, and organizational change in multicultural contexts. The degree program is designed for those who wish to broaden and expand on their experience in organizational leadership and change management, either as line managers or change consultants, as well as those making a transition into the profession. The Organizational Leadership and Change concentration develops skills and competencies in organizational leaders who seek to improve organizational effectiveness, enhance decision making, advance leadership skills, and develop analysis and research expertise. While this program is strongly grounded in organizational, strategic, and change management theory, the curriculum is focused on practical, growth-oriented activities to ensure educational relevance and applicability in today's challenging business and institutional environments. Strong theory-to-practice models ensure that students will acquire advanced research competencies, the ability to manage change effectively, and improve the performance and effectiveness of their organizations. Outcomes: Investigate and analyze leadership roles and responsibilities. Discuss organizational behavior and organization development theory. Research and discuss individual and group reaction to change. Correlate and examine various approaches to leading change initiatives. Differentiate between various organizational designs and strategic implementation. Courses: Core ACCT614 EMBA690 INTD670 MGMT600 MGMT605 MGMT655 Applied Managerial Accounting Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Applied Managerial Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods Management Capstone 4 4 4 4 4 4 24
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Courses: Concentration MGMT604 Organizational Behavior MGMT671 Introduction to Organizational Leadership and Change MGMT672 Strategic Change Management MGMT673 Foundation of Organizational Design MGMT674 Organizational Analysis and Strategies MGMT675 Leadership and Organizational Power Total Program Credits: Master of Science in Enterprise Information Systems

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Effective November 14, 2010, this program is no longer available for future enrollments (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) Large, complex organizations require a different perspective when solving technical problems. Local solutions may not be sufficient for the entire enterprise. Today, these large organizations need technical leaders who can take a problem and find a technical solution that will be functional for all components of the enterprise. The Master of Science in Enterprise Information Systems (MSEIS) program for the Online platform centers on a set of core courses which are designed to provide the student with an understanding of all the different elements that make up an enterprise and how those elements inter-relate. Outcome: Core Plan, implement and use technology within a broad business and real world perspective Demonstrate the ability to critically analyze and solve technical issues as they relate to the enterprise Demonstrate the ability to design, implement and manage technology solutions to achieve enterprise goals Exercise strong interpersonal and team communication skills Demonstrate the skills necessary to perform all actions within an ethical framework Courses: Core CS635 CS640 CS651 CS660 CS663 IT605 IT660 MGMT600 PM600 PM620 SCM620 Computer Networking Software Project Management Computer Systems Security Foundations Database Systems Enterprise Systems Architecture Enterprise Information Systems Information Technology Systems Development Applied Managerial Decision-Making Project Management Processes in Organizations Schedule and Cost Control Techniques Impact on Design & Production 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 44
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Admissions Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Enterprise Information Systems degree program is designed to provide technical depth in the issues and concerns for enterprise level solutions. In order to achieve this depth, a solid foundation in computer science (CS) and information technology (IT) is required. Students without a CS or IT undergraduate degree must demonstrate at least two years of work experience in the field. Master of Science in Computer Engineering The computer industry is one of the fastest growing segments of our economy. To maintain a competitive edge, industry and commerce must continue to make creative scientific and engineering advances as well as produce high quality products. More than ever there is a demand for computer engineering professionals who can motivate and lead the technical workers responsible for these advances. The Master of Science in Computer Engineering (MSCE) program emphasizes effective optimization of computer systems within organizations to strengthen competitive advantage. The program covers research, design, development and testing of computer hardware and software, along with the project management and leadership skills necessary for increased responsibility in the engineering field. Outcomes: Design advanced computer architectures Use advanced techniques for life-cycle design of software systems Use modern information system security techniques Design advanced CMOS circuitry Effectively use project management techniques Courses: Core CE605 CE660 CE690 CS651 CS671 EE600 EE660 INTD670 PM600 PM610 Modern Computer Architecture Modern Computer Design Computer Engineering Capstone Computer Systems Security Foundations Software Systems Engineering Process Modern Solid State Devices Modern Electronic Design Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Project Management Processes in Organizations Project Planning, Execution and Closure 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 40 4 4 8 48

Courses: Electives CS Elective Select one CS 600-level course EE Elective Select one EE 600-level course Total Program Credits:

Preparatory Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Computer Engineering degree program is designed to provide technical depth in engineering topics that require a solid foundation in advanced mathematics (including calculus, differential
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equations and linear algebra), engineering and physics. Students who possess this background but need to refresh their technical or mathematical skills are highly encouraged to take MATH500. Students who have the technical or mathematical background but possess an undergraduate engineering degree other than electrical or computer engineering are highly encouraged to take EE500. Students from a non-engineering undergraduate background should consult with an Engineering Chair or Dean to design an undergraduate foundation engineering program in preparation for this degree. Note: Students seeking dual degrees (MSEE and MSCE) are required to take one additional CS 600-level elective course instead of the graduate EE Elective in the MSCE program.

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Computer Systems Security Concentration The Master of Science in Computer Science program centers on a set of core courses which are designed to provide the student with an understanding of operating systems and networking, as well as knowledge of computer system architecture and the software system engineering process. The MSCS program is designed for Computer Science professionals seeking to advance their careers in a broad range of computer fields. Building on the MSCS program core, the concentration courses provide the foundation and focused knowledge for those interested in the systems security field. Protecting vital enterprise computer systems from unauthorized change, improper access, theft of information and monetary theft has always been important. It is becoming more so with the rapid growth of networking, the Internet and e-business. This concentration presents an overview of computer systems security, together with the opportunity to attain education competencies necessary to develop a security policy, formulate an implementation plan, design and implement security measures, and monitor and manage computer systems security. Outcomes: Core Apply effective leadership strategies and skills Critically evaluate the issues that affect the development and modification of complex software systems Conduct professional, scholarly, applied research Demonstrate a breadth of knowledge and understanding of the field of computer science Select analytical and critical thinking skills for effective decision analysis and problem solving in a specific situation Outcomes: Concentration Assess the need for, and make recommendations on the technical requirements necessary for the implementation of an effective security infrastructure Recommend and defend the implementation of security components at the operating system and network level to include considerations for cloud computing and virtualization. Develop effective enterprise level security policies, standards and procedures including business continuity Courses: Core CS630 CS635 CS640 CS651 Modern Operating Systems Computer Networking Software Project Management Computer Systems Security Foundations 4 4 4 4

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CS660 CS672 INTD670

Database Systems Systems Engineering Methods Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making

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Courses: Concentration CS652 Operating Systems Security CS653 Network Security CS654 Security Management CS661 Software Information Assurance CS698 or Elective Computer Science Capstone or any 600 level course Total Program Credits:

Preparatory Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Computer Science degree program is designed to provide technical depth in computer science and in the three concentration areassoftware engineering, security and database management systems. In order to achieve this depth a solid foundation in mathematics, computer science, and the students concentration area is required. In addition, the student must have an intermediate level of ability to program in a current object-oriented programming language such as C++ or Java, such as is provided by CS215 or IT215. Students who have the required background but need to refresh their mathematics skills are highly encouraged to take MATH501. Students who have the required background but need to refresh some of their computer science skills are highly encouraged to take CS500. Students who do not have the required background in mathematics, computer science, and the concentration or current object oriented programming skills should consult with an Admissions Advisor to design an undergraduate foundation program in preparation for this degree. A resume and entrance essay stating why the student wants to attend graduate school are required in order to successfully assess the students preparation for entrance into the MSCS program.

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Computer Systems Security Concentration (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The Master of Science in Computer Science program centers on a set of core courses which are designed to provide the student with an understanding of operating systems and networking, as well as knowledge of computer system architecture and the software system engineering process. The MSCS program is designed for Computer Science professionals seeking to advance their careers in a broad range of computer fields. Building on the MSCS program core, the concentration courses provide the foundation and focused knowledge for those interested in the systems security field. Protecting vital enterprise computer systems from unauthorized change, improper access, theft of information and monetary theft has always been important. It is becoming more so with the rapid growth of networking, the Internet and e-business. This concentration presents an overview of computer systems security, together with the opportunity to attain education competencies necessary to develop a security policy, formulate an implementation plan, design and implement security measures, and monitor and manage computer systems security.
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Outcomes: Core Apply effective leadership strategies and skills. Critically evaluate the issues that affect the development and modification of complex software systems. Conduct professional, scholarly, applied research. Demonstrate a breadth of knowledge and understanding of the field of computer science. Select analytical and critical thinking skills for effective decision analysis and problem solving in a specific situation Outcomes: Concentration Assess the need for, and make recommendations on the technical requirements necessary for the implementation of an effective security infrastructure. Recommend and defend the impact of implementation of security components at the operating system and network level to include considerations for cloud computing and virtualization Develop effective enterprise level security policies, standards and procedures including business continuity. Courses: Core CS630 CS635 CS640 CS651 CS660 CS672 INTD670

Modern Operating Systems Computer Networking Software Project Management Computer Systems Security Foundations Database Systems Systems Engineering Methods Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making

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Courses: Concentration CS652 Operating Systems Security CS653 Network Security CS654 Security Management CS661 Software Information Assurance CS698 Computer Science Capstone Total Program Credits:

Preparatory Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Computer Science degree program is designed to provide technical depth in computer science and in the three concentration areassoftware engineering, computer systems security and database systems. In order to achieve this depth, a solid foundation in mathematics, computer science, and the students concentration area is required. Students must have an intermediate level of ability to program in a current object-oriented programming language such as C++ or Java, such as is provided by IT215, and must have successfully completed undergraduate studies in mathematics through the level of Discrete Math. Students who do not have the required background in mathematics, computer science, and the concentration or current object-oriented programming skills should consult with an Admissions Advisor to explore other degree program
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options. Students who possess a Bachelors degree in Computer Science from an outside institution must meet the course requirements stated above to enter this program. Students who have successfully completed Colorado Technical Universitys Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program in the specializations of Software Application Programming or Software Systems Engineering meet the requirements necessary to gain entrance into the MSCS program. Students who have successfully completed Colorado Technical Universitys Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program in the specializations of Web Development, Network Management, or Security will need to take Introduction to Java Programming I and II (IT151 and IT152) before gaining entry into this program.

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Database Systems Concentration The Master of Science in Computer Science program centers on a set of core courses which are designed to provide the student with an understanding of operating systems and networking, as well as knowledge of computer system architecture and the software system engineering process. The MSCS program is designed for Computer Science professionals seeking to advance their careers in a broad range of computer fields. Building on the MSCS program core, the concentration courses provide the foundation and focused knowledge for those interested in the database systems field. Successful organizations recognize the importance of high-performance database management systems. The effective operation of these data resources offers strategic advantages in the competitive marketplace. Specialized skills are required to design, configure, and manage these data warehouses. The Database Systems concentration provides the opportunity to attain education competencies necessary to effectively analyze, design, implement and optimize complex data repositories and to transform data into powerful information systems for business. Outcomes: Core Apply effective leadership strategies and skills Critically evaluate the issues that affect the development and modification of complex software systems Conduct a professional, scholarly, applied research report. Demonstrate a breadth of knowledge and understanding of the field of computer science Select analytical and critical thinking skills for effective decision analysis and problem solving in a specific situation Outcomes: Concentration Analyze and compare database models, database languages, and database management systems Design and implement databases and data warehouses to support an organizations information needs Evaluate, monitor, manage resources of database systems with respect to availability, reliability, integrity, performance, and security. Assess design, implementation, use, and performance of distributed database systems Courses: Core CS630 CS635 CS640 CS651 CS660 Modern Operating Systems Computer Networking Software Project Management Computer Systems Security Foundations Database Systems 4 4 4 4 4
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Systems Engineering Methods Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making

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Courses: Concentration CS681 Database Design CS682 Database Administration CS683 Data Warehouse CS685 Distributed Databases CS698 or Computer Science Capstone ELE Any 600 level course Total Program Credits:

Preparatory Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Computer Science degree program is designed to provide technical depth in computer science and in the three concentration areassoftware engineering, security and database management systems. In order to achieve this depth a solid foundation in mathematics, computer science, and the students concentration area is required. In addition, the student must have an intermediate level of ability to program in a current object-oriented programming language such as C++ or Java, such as is provided by CS215 or IT215. Students who have the required background but need to refresh their mathematics skills are highly encouraged to take MATH501. Students who have the required background but need to refresh some of their computer science skills are highly encouraged to take CS500. Students who do not have the required background in mathematics, computer science, and the concentration or current object oriented programming skills should consult with an Admissions Advisor to design an undergraduate foundation program in preparation for this degree. A resume and entrance essay stating why the student wants to attend graduate school are required in order to successfully assess the students preparation for entrance into the MSCS program.

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Database Systems Concentration (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The Master of Science in Computer Science program centers on a set of core courses which are designed to provide the student with an understanding of operating systems and networking, as well as knowledge of computer system architecture and the software system engineering process. The MSCS program is designed for Computer Science professionals seeking to advance their careers in a broad range of computer fields. Building on the MSCS program core, the concentration courses provide the foundation and focused knowledge for those interested in the database systems field. Successful organizations recognize the importance of high-performance database management systems. The effective operation of these data resources offers strategic advantages in the competitive marketplace. Specialized skills are required to design, configure, and manage these data warehouses. The Database Systems concentration provides the opportunity to attain education competencies necessary to effectively analyze, design, implement and optimize complex data repositories and to transform data into powerful information systems for business. Outcomes: Apply effective leadership strategies and skills.
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Critically evaluate the issues that affect the development and modification of complex software systems. Conduct a professional, scholarly, applied research report. Demonstrate a breadth of knowledge and understanding of the field of computer science. Select analytical and critical thinking skills for effective decision analysis and problem solving in a specific situation

Outcomes: Concentration Analyze and compare database models, database languages, and database management systems. Design and implement databases and data warehouses to support an organizations information needs Evaluate, monitor, manage resources of database systems with respect to availability, reliability, integrity, performance, and security. Assess design, implementation, use, and performance of distributed database systems. Courses: Core CS630 CS635 CS640 CS651 CS660 CS672 INTD670 Modern Operating Systems Computer Networking Software Project Management Computer Systems Security Foundations Database Systems Systems Engineering Methods Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 4 4 4 4 4 20 48

Courses: Concentration CS681 Database Design CS682 Database Administration CS683 Data Warehouse CS685 Distributed Databases CS698 Computer Science Capstone Total Program Credits:

Preparatory Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Computer Science degree program is designed to provide technical depth in computer science and in the three concentration areassoftware engineering, computer systems security and database systems. In order to achieve this depth, a solid foundation in mathematics, computer science, and the students concentration area is required. Students must have an intermediate level of ability to program in a current object-oriented programming language such as C++ or Java, such as is provided by IT215, and must have successfully completed undergraduate studies in mathematics through the level of Discrete Math. Students who do not have the required background in mathematics, computer science, and the concentration or current object-oriented programming skills should consult with an Admissions Advisor to explore other degree program options. Students who possess a Bachelors degree in Computer Science from an outside institution must meet the course requirements stated above to enter this program. Students who have successfully completed Colorado Technical Universitys Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program in the specializations of Software Application Programming or Software Systems Engineering meet the requirements necessary to gain entrance into the MSCS program. Students who have successfully completed Colorado Technical Universitys
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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program in the specializations of Web Development, Network Management, or Security will need to take Introduction to Java Programming I and II (IT151 and IT152) before gaining entry into this program.

Master of Science in Computer Science


Software Engineering Concentration The Master of Science in Computer Science program centers on a set of core courses which are designed to provide the student with an understanding of operating systems and networking, as well as knowledge of computer system architecture and the software system engineering process. The MSCS program is designed for Computer Science professionals seeking to advance their careers in a broad range of computer fields. Building on the MSCS program core, the concentration courses provide the foundation and focused knowledge for those interested in the software engineering field. The continued explosive impact of computers and information technology on our everyday lives has generated a need to design and develop new computer software systems and to incorporate new technologies in a rapidly growing range of applications. The tasks performed by software engineers evolve quickly, reflecting new areas of specialization or changes in technology, as well as the preferences and practices of employers. Software engineers apply the principles and techniques of computer science, engineering and mathematical analysis to the design, development, testing and evaluation of the software and systems that enable computers to perform their many applications. The Software Engineering concentration provides the opportunity to attain education competencies in the organization and control of software development and the use of industry-recognized software engineering techniques to successfully deliver software systems requiring a multi-person effort. Outcomes: Core Apply effective leadership strategies and skills Critically evaluate the issues that affect the development and modification of complex software systems Conduct a professional, scholarly, applied research report. Demonstrate a breadth of knowledge and understanding of the field of computer science Select analytical and critical thinking skills for effective decision analysis and problem solving in a specific situation Outcomes: Concentration Perform at the project lead level concerning software systems Formulate an approach for the organization and control of software development efforts Compose state-of-the-practice software engineering techniques requiring a multi-person effort Analyze the effective use of project management tools to provide for resource optimization to meet product delivery challenges Critically evaluate the software process improvement, quality assurance and risk management practices throughout the software development process Courses: Core CS630 CS635 CS640 CS651 CS660 Modern Operating System Computer Networking Software Project Management Computer Systems Security Foundations Database Systems 4 4 4 4 4

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CS672 INTD670

Systems Engineering Methods Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making

4 4 28 4 4 4 4 4 20 48

Courses: Concentration CS641 Software Requirements Engineering CS644 Computer Systems Architecture CS649 Software Design CS671 Software Systems Engineering Process CS698 or Computer Science Capstone ELE Any 600 level course Total Program Credits:

Preparatory Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Computer Science degree program is designed to provide technical depth in computer science and in the three concentration areassoftware engineering, security and database management systems. In order to achieve this depth a solid foundation in mathematics, computer science, and the students concentration area is required. In addition, the student must have an intermediate level of ability to program in a current object-oriented programming language such as C++ or Java, such as is provided by CS215 or IT215. Students who have the required background but need to refresh their mathematics skills are highly encouraged to take MATH501. Students who have the required background but need to refresh some of their computer science skills are highly encouraged to take CS500. Students who do not have the required background in mathematics, computer science, and the concentration or current object oriented programming skills should consult with an Admissions Advisor to design an undergraduate foundation program in preparation for this degree. A resume and entrance essay stating why the student wants to attend graduate school are required in order to successfully assess the students preparation for entrance into the MSCS program.

Master of Science in Computer Science


Software Engineering Concentration (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The Master of Science in Computer Science program centers on a set of core courses which are designed to provide the student with an understanding of operating systems and networking, as well as knowledge of computer system architecture and the software system engineering process. The MSCS program is designed for Computer Science professionals seeking to advance their careers in a broad range of computer fields. Building on the MSCS program core, the concentration courses provide the foundation and focused knowledge for those interested in the software engineering field. The continued explosive impact of computers and information technology on our everyday lives has generated a need to design and develop new computer software systems and to incorporate new technologies in a rapidly growing range of applications. The tasks performed by software engineers evolve quickly, reflecting new areas of specialization or changes in technology, as well as the preferences and practices of employers. Software engineers apply the principles and techniques of computer science, engineering and mathematical analysis to the design, development, testing and evaluation of the software and systems that enable computers to perform their many applications. The Software Engineering concentration provides the opportunity to attain education competencies in the organization and control of
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software development and the use of industry-recognized software engineering techniques to successfully deliver software systems requiring a multi-person effort. Outcomes: Core Apply effective leadership strategies and skills. Critically evaluate the issues that affect the development and modification of complex software systems. Conduct a professional, scholarly, applied research report. Demonstrate a breadth of knowledge and understanding of the field of computer science. Select analytical and critical thinking skills for effective decision analysis and problem solving in a specific situation. Outcomes: Concentration Perform at the project lead level concerning software systems. Formulate an approach for the organization and control of software development efforts. Compose state-of-the-practice software engineering techniques requiring a multi-person effort. Analyze the effective use of project management tools to provide for resource optimization to meet product delivery challenges. Critically evaluate the software process improvement, quality assurance and risk management practices throughout the software development process. Courses: Core CS630 CS635 CS640 CS651 CS660 CS672 INTD670 Modern Operating Systems Computer Networking Software Project Management Computer Systems Security Foundations Database Systems Systems Engineering Methods Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 4 4 4 4 4 20 48

Courses: Concentration CS641 Software Requirements Engineering CS644 Computer Systems Architecture CS649 Software Design CS671 Software Systems Engineering Process CS698 Computer Science Capstone Total Program Credits:

Preparatory Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Computer Science degree program is designed to provide technical depth in computer science and in the three concentration areassoftware engineering, computer systems security and database systems. In order to achieve this depth, a solid foundation in mathematics, computer science, and the students concentration area is required. Students must have an intermediate level of ability to program in a current object-oriented programming language such as C++ or Java, such as is provided by IT215, and must have
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successfully completed undergraduate studies in mathematics through the level of Discrete Math. Students who do not have the required background in mathematics, computer science, and the concentration or current object-oriented programming skills should consult with an Admissions Advisor to explore other degree program options. Students who possess a Bachelors degree in Computer Science from an outside institution must meet the course requirements stated above to enter this program. Students who have successfully completed Colorado Technical Universitys Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program in the specializations of Software Application Programming or Software Systems Engineering meet the requirements necessary to gain entrance into the MSCS program. Students who have successfully completed Colorado Technical Universitys Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program in the specializations of Web Development, Network Management, or Security will need to take Introduction to Java Programming I and II (IT151 and IT152) before gaining entry into this program.

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering


Advanced communications equipment, defense-related electronics and leading edge technologies in integrated circuit (IC) and computer system design have created an environment in which electrical engineers have enviable career prospects. The Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE) degree program is designed to provide state-of-the-practice knowledge in modern systems design as it is applied to emerging and evolving electrical engineering technologies. In particular, there is an emphasis on in-depth study of digital communications, CMOS technology and computer architecture. At the same time, MSEE students can acquire the valuable skills in project management and leadership necessary for increased responsibility in the engineering field. Outcomes: Design advanced digital, spread-spectrum and space communications systems Design advanced CMOS circuitry Design advanced computer architectures Effectively use project management techniques Courses: Core CE605 CE660 EE600 EE605 EE625 EE645 EE650 EE660 EE692 INTD670 PM600 PM610 Modern Computer Architecture Modern Computer Design Modern Solid State Devices Digital Signal Processing Spread-Spectrum Systems Digital Communications Space Communications Modern Electronic Design Electrical Engineering Capstone Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Project Management Processes in Organizations Project Planning, Execution and Closure 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 48

Total Program Credits:

Preparatory Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Electrical Engineering degree program is designed to provide technical depth in
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engineering topics that require a solid foundation in advanced mathematics (including calculus, differential equations and linear algebra), engineering and physics. Students who possess this background but need to refresh their technical or mathematical skills are highly encouraged to take MATH500. Students who have the technical or mathematical background but possess an undergraduate engineering degree other than electrical or computer engineering are highly encouraged to take EE500. Students from a non-engineering undergraduate background should consult with an Engineering Chair or Dean to design an undergraduate foundation engineering program in preparation for this degree. Note: Students seeking dual degrees (MSEE and MSCE) are required to take one additional CS 600-level elective course, instead of the graduate EE Elective in the MSCE program. Master of Science in Information Technology The Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) centers on a set of core courses designed to provide the learners with an in-depth understanding of both the ever growing challenges that enterprises are facing and the critical information technologies that they can choose and apply to effectively manage those challenges in a dynamic environment. The core courses provide a foundation in strategic management, project management, network infrastructure management, enterprise system architecture, systems security management, and enterprise data management technology. In addition, there is an option to select additional courses from a cross section of these disciplines, or to focus studies in just one specialization. The courses give the learners not only the professional skills necessary for consistently tuning IT strategies and offerings in alignment with the enterprises business goals and business processes, but also a strong foundation to embrace the latest IT technologies and services to assist the enterprise to serve its customers securely and efficiently. Outcome: Core Apply innovative leadership strategies and skills. Explain the concepts of telecommunications and networking, security, database design, and system architecture at an enterprise level. Demonstrate breadth of knowledge and understanding of the field of Information Technology. Employ project management techniques. Apply analytical and critical thinking skills necessary to design, build, integrate and manage Information Technology systems and programs necessary for the operation of an organization. Develop and implement plans and strategies for deployment of Information Technology Architecture within an enterprise. Critically evaluate issues and troubleshoot problems that affect the Information Technology infrastructure of an organization. Conduct professional, scholarly, applied research. Courses: Core EMBA690 CS651 CS663 IT621 IT640 Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments Computer Systems Security Foundations Enterprise Systems Architecture Enterprise Data Management Networking and Telecommunications 4 4 4 4 4
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PM600

Project Management Processes in Organizations

4 24 4 16 4 24 48 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Courses: Specialization ELE Select 4 credit hours from 600-level Business, CS or IT ELE Select 16 credit hours of electives from the list below IT697 Information Technology Capstone Total Program Credits: Courses: Electives CS631 Digital Forensics CS632 Data and Applications Security CS652 Operating Systems Security CS653 Network Security CS654 Security Management CS660 Database Systems CS683 Data Warehouse IT622 Business Intelligence Systems & Methods IT642 Network Administration IT643 Enterprise Network Architecture IT644 IT Governance and Risk Management IT645 Virtual Systems IT698 Advanced Research & Study in Data Management Other elective courses by approval only

Preparatory Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Information Technology degree program is designed to provide technical depth in the issues and concerns for enterprise level solutions. In order to achieve this depth a solid foundation in Computer Science (CS) or Information Technology (IT) is required. Students without a CS or IT undergraduate degree must demonstrate at least two years of work experience in the field. Students who have successfully completed Colorado Technical Universitys Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program meet the requirements necessary to gain entrance into the MSIT program. Master of Science in Information Technology Data Management Technology Specialization Technological innovations provide ever-increasing amounts of data and information to organizations, for everything from local day-to-day operations, to enterprise-level strategic planning and decision support. Organizations will need skilled professionals who can manage high-performance database systems, design and implement data repositories for multiple formats, environments and locations, retrieve information from the repositories, and develop policies and procedures to protect and preserve the data. They will also need to identify, evaluate, and integrate innovative data management technologies to ensure the organizations competitiveness.
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The Master of Science in Information Technology with a specialization in Data Management Technology (MSIT-DMT) is a program for students with a desire to develop professional skills in the main functional area of data management and related data management technologies. Outcome: Core Design and implement databases and data warehouses to support an organizations information
needs or enterprise-level database considerations

Analyze risks and develop effective policies to maintain the integrity, security, and continuity of an organizations data across all enterprise locations. Define an enterprise-level data architecture/model including multiple types and formats of data that satisfy the organizations information needs. Plan and manage the development of applications that access data from multiple locations using different types of devices. Strategic Management in Dynamic Organizations Computer Systems Security Foundations Enterprise Systems Architecture Enterprise Data Management Networking and Telecommunications Project Management Processes in Organizations 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 48

Courses: Core EMBA690 CS651 CS663 IT621 IT640 PM600

Courses: Specialization CS632 Data and Applications Security CS660 Database Systems CS683 Data Warehouse IT622 Business Intelligence Systems & Methods IT697 Information Technology Capstone IT698 Advanced Research & Study in Data Management Total Program Credits:

Preparatory Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Information Technology degree program is designed to provide technical depth in the issues and concerns for enterprise level solutions. In order to achieve this depth a solid foundation in Computer Science (CS) or Information Technology (IT) is required. Students without a CS or IT undergraduate degree must demonstrate at least two years of work experience in the field. Students who have successfully completed Colorado Technical Universitys Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program meet the requirements necessary to gain entrance into the MSIT program. Master of Science in Information Technology Network Management Specialization Networks provide the infrastructure to securely store, retrieve and transmit information throughout an organization, bringing people from remote locations together to securely, effectively and efficiently accomplish
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the mission of the organization. The Network Management concentration prepares competent and ethical professionals that are skilled in analyzing the needs of an enterprise-wide organization, designing the equipment and technologies required, and planning the implementation of the resulting infrastructure. New changes in technologies, such as cloud computing, virtual servers, wireless protocols, satellites, and the Internet are investigated. The Master of Science in Information Technology with a specialization in Network Management (MSIT-NM) is a program for students with a desire to develop professional skills in the main functional area of network management. Outcome: Core Analyze the needs and mission of an organization and document the organizations requirements for a network infrastructure. Evaluate the capabilities of various networking technologies, equipment and software and recommend their appropriate use in an enterprise-wide network. Design and plan the implementation and management of an enterprise network infrastructure for an organization, assuring its security, integrity and availability, while integrating successful new technologies, like wireless computing, virtual servers, cloud computing, and software as a service. Plan and manage the development of applications that access data from multiple locations using different types of devices. Courses: Core EMBA690 CS651 CS663 IT621 IT640 PM600 Strategic Management in Dynamic Organizations Computer Systems Security Foundations Enterprise Systems Architecture Enterprise Data Management Networking and Telecommunications Project Management Processes in Organizations 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 48

Courses: Specialization CS653 Network Security IT642 Network Administration IT643 Enterprise Network Architecture IT644 IT Governance and Risk Management IT645 Virtual Systems IT697 Information Technology Capstone Total Program Credits:

Preparatory Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Information Technology degree program is designed to provide technical depth in the issues and concerns for enterprise level solutions. In order to achieve this depth a solid foundation in Computer Science (CS) or Information Technology (IT) is required. Students without a CS or IT undergraduate degree must demonstrate at least two years of work experience in the field. Students who have successfully completed Colorado Technical Universitys Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program meet the requirements necessary to gain entrance into the MSIT program.
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Master of Science in Information Technology Security Management Specialization Protecting the assets and information of an organizations vital enterprise computing infrastructure continues to be an area of large and growing concern. This concern gains greater momentum in the face of mobile and cloud computing. These courses are intended to develop, in the student, the ability to architect, plan, design, implement, monitor, and manage suitable computer security systems for such an enterprise. The Master of Science in Information Technology with a specialization in Security Management (MSIT-SM) is a program for students with a desire to develop professional skills in the main functional area of security management. Outcome: Core Assess the need for, and make recommendations on the technical requirements necessary for the implementation of an effective security infrastructure. Identify and describe the impact of implementing security components at the operating system and network level. Develop effective enterprise level security policies, standards and procedures. Courses: Core EMBA690 CS651 CS663 IT621 IT640 PM600 Strategic Management in Dynamic Organizations Computer Systems Security Foundations Enterprise Systems Architecture Enterprise Data Management Networking and Telecommunications Project Management Processes in Organizations 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 48

Courses: Specialization CS631 Digital Forensics CS632 Data and Applications Security CS652 Operating Systems Security CS653 Network Security CS654 Security Management IT697 Information Technology Capstone Total Program Credits:

Preparatory Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Information Technology degree program is designed to provide technical depth in the issues and concerns for enterprise level solutions. In order to achieve this depth a solid foundation in Computer Science (CS) or Information Technology (IT) is required. Students without a CS or IT undergraduate degree must demonstrate at least two years of work experience in the field. Students who have successfully completed Colorado Technical Universitys Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program meet the requirements necessary to gain entrance into the MSIT program.

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Master of Science in Systems Engineering


In the design of todays complex products and systems, too much is at stake not to approach product and system development in a systematic manner. Commercial and government contractor companies simply cannot afford design processes that do not provide for detailed analysis of the requirements, requirements traceability, detailed documentation, modern design synthesis techniques and a thorough validation that the design meets specifications. In addition, designers and managers must observe accepted quality assurance standards and employ appropriate project management techniques to ensure that budget, schedule and quality requirements are met. All of these skills may eventually be obtained by years of experience on the job, but todays companies cannot afford to wait! The answer is systems engineering education. The Master of Science in Systems Engineering (MSSE) program has been designed to meet industry needs for systems engineering skills. Outcomes: Plan, manage and participate in the complete SE life-cycle process and sub-processes from commercial industry and government contractor perspectives Select and apply modern SE tools, including operations research, system modeling/simulation/test methods, synthesis techniques, process control and system Define the role and scope of SE and its interface with the related areas of project management, operations, logistics, performance, test, manufacturing, training and support, reliability/maintainability, quality assurance and disposal Select and apply appropriate industry/government standards, models, metrics and documentation standards incorporated in SE practice Apply oral and written communications skills essential to the SE process Courses: Core MGMT600 PM610 PM620 SCM620 SE600 SE610 SE612 SE620 SE630 Applied Managerial Decision-Making Project Planning, Execution and Closure Schedule and Cost Control Techniques Impact on Design & Production Systems Engineering I Systems Engineering II Quantitative Analysis for Systems System Dynamics, Modeling, and Simulation Systems Acquisition Processes and Standards 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 34 12 48

Courses: Electives ELE Select 12 hours of electives from CS/CE/IT/EE 600-level Total Program Credits:

Preparatory Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Systems Engineering degree program is designed to provide technical depth in engineering topics that require a solid foundation in advanced mathematics (including calculus, differential equations, Laplace and Fourier transforms, probability, and linear algebra), engineering and physics. Students who possess this background but need to refresh their mathematics/systems skills are highly encouraged to take MATH500 and SE500. Electives in CS may require additional background in undergraduate computer science
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topics. CS500, Foundations in Computer Science, and knowledge of a current programming language may be required to ensure an adequate foundation. These courses may be skipped with sufficient undergraduate preparation or life experience. Electives in EE or CE may require a background in undergraduate electrical or computer engineering. Students from a non-engineering undergraduate background should consult with an Engineering Chair or Dean to design an undergraduate foundation engineering program in preparation for this degree.

Master of Science in Systems Engineering


(Program delivered via Virtual Campus) In the design of todays complex products and systems, too much is at stake not to approach product and system development in a systematic manner. Commercial and government contractor companies simply cannot afford design processes that do not provide for detailed analysis of the requirements, requirements traceability, detailed documentation, modern design synthesis techniques and a thorough validation that the design meets specifications. In addition, designers and managers must observe accepted quality assurance standards and employ appropriate project management techniques to ensure that budget, schedule and quality requirements are met. All of these skills may eventually be obtained by years of experience on the job, but todays companies cannot afford to wait! The answer is systems engineering education. The Master of Science in Systems Engineering (MSSE) program for the Online platform has been designed to meet industry needs for systems engineering skills. Outcomes: Plan, manage and participate in the complete SE life-cycle process and sub-processes from commercial industry and government contractor perspectives Select and apply modern SE tools, including operations research, system modeling/simulation/test methods, synthesis techniques, process control and system Define the role and scope of SE and its interface with the related areas of project management, operations, logistics, performance, test, manufacturing, training and support, reliability/maintainability, quality assurance and disposal Select and apply appropriate industry/government standards, models, metrics and documentation standards incorporated in SE practice Apply oral and written communications skills essential to the SE process Courses: Core CS644 CS651 MGMT600 PM610 PM620 SCM620 SE600 SE610 SE612 SE620 SE630 SE690 Computer Systems Architecture Computer Systems Security Foundations Applied Managerial Decision-Making Project Planning, Execution and Closure Schedule and Cost Control Techniques Impact on Design & Production Systems Engineering I Systems Engineering II Quantitative Analysis for Systems System Dynamics, Modeling, and Simulation Systems Acquisition Processes and Standards Systems Engineering Capstone 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 48
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Admission Requirements The Master of Science in Systems Engineering degree program is designed to provide technical depth in engineering topics that require a solid foundation in advanced mathematics (including calculus, differential equations, Laplace transforms, probability, and linear algebra), engineering and physics. Therefore, students must possess a specific bachelor's degree in order to gain entrance into the MSSE program. Admission to this program requires a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in the following: o Engineering (any discipline) o Mathematics* o Computer Science* o Physics* o Chemistry* *Transcripts must denote completion of a Calculus II course

Bachelor of Science in Accounting


(Colorado Campuses) An increase in the number of businesses, changing financial laws and regulations, and increased scrutiny of company finances will spur the job growth of accountants and auditors. Increasingly, accountants also are assuming the role of a personal financial advisor. In response to market demand, these financial specialists will offer more financial management and consulting services as they take on a greater advisory role. In addition to openings resulting from growth the need to replace accountants and auditors who retire or transfer to other occupations will produce numerous job openings. The Bachelor of Science in Accounting (BSACC) degree program is designed to equip graduates with a variety of skills including corporate accounting, taxation, governmental and not-for-profit accounting, and auditing. This unique program also builds in skills to help prepare you with knowledge essential to becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA). In addition, the curriculum provides students with an opportunity to develop intellectual, interpersonal and communication skills so that as graduates they can succeed in the business world. Outcomes: Apply the knowledge and skills of accounting, management, business mathematics, and the liberal arts to identify, resolve, and communicate relevant accounting issues Prepare, comprehend and interpret the required financial statements according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the importance of the moral standards embodied in the professional code of ethics Distinguish between financial, managerial, cost accounting and tax accounting principles and practices Distinguish the appropriate information to be used in managerial decision making Distinguish between the accounting principles used for federal income taxation of both individuals and business, and evaluate the impact of those differences on the financial statements and managerial decision making Identify, formulate, and communicate the relevant accounting issues in the Sarbanes-Oxley era Manage a complete set of accounts for a small to moderate-sized organization
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Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080

English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 12 64 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 80
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Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ECON202 Microeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT190 Introduction to IT LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology ELE Select a minimum of 3 additional General Education courses Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 ACCT220 ACCT225 ECON310 FINC225 FINC400 HRMT215 IT254 MATH306 MGM255 MGM316 MGM335 MGM365 MGMT115 MGMT235 MGMT345 MGMT455 MKTG225

Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III Introduction to Managerial & Cost Accounting Introduction to Tax Global Managerial Economics Financial Statement Analysis Financial Management Management of Human Resources Spreadsheet Applications Computer Assisted Statistics Management Fundamentals International Business Communications Organizational Behavior Principles The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business Introductory Business Practices Business Law I Operations Management Business Policies and Strategies Introduction to Marketing

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Courses: Concentration ACCT210 Computerized Accounting ACCT300 Intermediate Accounting I ACCT305 Intermediate Accounting II ACCT325 Auditing ACCT330 Auditing Lab ACCT340 Advanced Accounting ACCT351 Cost Accounting ACCT410 Advanced Tax ACCT420 Government & Not for Profit Accounting ACCT430 Introduction to International Financial Reporting Standards Total Program Credits:

4 4 4 4 1 4 4 4 4 4 37 181

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair. Accounting courses at CTU meet the educational standards of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). The student who meets the unique requirements of the State Board of Accounting in their states Application for CPA Licensure is qualified to sit for the CPA exam.

Bachelor of Science in Accounting


(Kansas City and Sioux Falls Campuses) An increase in the number of businesses, changing financial laws and regulations, and increased scrutiny of company finances will spur the job growth of accountants and auditors. Increasingly, accountants also are assuming the role of a personal financial advisor. In response to market demand, these financial specialists will offer more financial management and consulting services as they take on a greater advisory role. In addition to openings resulting from growth the need to replace accountants and auditors who retire or transfer to other occupations will produce numerous job openings. The Bachelor of Science in Accounting (BSACC) degree program is designed to equip graduates with a variety of skills including corporate accounting, taxation, governmental and not-for-profit accounting, and auditing. This unique program also builds in skills to help prepare you with knowledge essential to becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA). In addition, the curriculum provides students with an opportunity to develop intellectual, interpersonal and communication skills so that as graduates they can succeed in the business world. Outcomes: Apply the knowledge and skills of accounting, management, business mathematics, and the liberal arts to identify, resolve, and communicate relevant accounting issues Prepare, comprehend and interpret the required financial statements according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the importance of the moral standards embodied in the professional code of ethics Distinguish between financial, managerial, cost accounting and tax accounting principles and practices
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Distinguish the appropriate information to be used in managerial decision making Distinguish between the accounting principles used for federal income taxation of both individuals and business, and evaluate the impact of those differences on the financial statements and managerial decision making Identify, formulate, and communicate the relevant accounting issues in the Sarbanes-Oxley era Manage a complete set of accounts for a small to moderate-sized organization English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 12 64 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080

Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ECON202 Microeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT190 Introduction to IT LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology ELE Select a minimum of 3 additional General Education courses Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 ACCT220 ACCT225 ECON310 FINC225 FINC400 HRMT215 IT254 MATH306 MGM255 MGM316 MGM335 MGM365 MGMT115

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Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III Introduction to Managerial & Cost Accounting Introduction to Tax Global Managerial Economics Financial Statement Analysis Financial Management Management of Human Resources Spreadsheet Applications Computer Assisted Statistics Management Fundamentals International Business Communications Organizational Behavior Principles The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business Introductory Business Practices

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MGMT235 MGMT345 MGMT455 MKTG225

Business Law I Operations Management Business Policies and Strategies Introduction to Marketing

4 4 4 4 80 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 37 180

Courses: Concentration ACCT210 Computerized Accounting ACCT300 Intermediate Accounting I ACCT305 Intermediate Accounting II ACCT325 Auditing ACCT340 Advanced Accounting ACCT351 Cost Accounting ACCT410 Advanced Tax ACCT420 Government & Not for Profit Accounting ACCT430 Introduction to International Financial Reporting Standards Total Program Credits:

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair. Accounting courses at CTU meet the educational standards of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). The student who meets the unique requirements of the State Board of Accounting in their states Application for CPA Licensure is qualified to sit for the CPA exam.

Bachelor of Science in Accounting


(Program delivered via Virtual Campus) An increase in the number of businesses, changing financial laws and regulations, and increased scrutiny of company finances will spur the job growth of accountants and auditors. Increasingly, accountants also are assuming the role of a personal financial advisor. In response to market demand, these financial specialists will offer more financial management and consulting services as they take on a greater advisory role. In addition to openings resulting from growth (projected at 18 to 26 percent through 2014), the need to replace accountants and auditors who retire or transfer to other occupations will produce numerous job openings. The Bachelor of Science in Accounting (BSACC) degree program for the Online platform is designed to equip graduates with a variety of skills including corporate accounting, taxation, governmental and not-for-profit accounting, and auditing. This unique program also builds in skills to prepare the student with the knowledge required to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA). In addition, the curriculum provides students with an opportunity to develop intellectual, interpersonal and communication skills so that as graduates they can succeed in the business world. Outcomes: Apply the knowledge and skills of accounting, management, business mathematics, and the liberal arts to identify, resolve, and communicate relevant accounting issues
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Prepare, comprehend and interpret the required financial statements according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the importance of the moral standards embodied in the professional code of ethics Distinguish between financial, managerial, cost accounting and tax accounting principles and practices Distinguish the appropriate information to be used in managerial decision making Distinguish between the accounting principles used for federal income taxation of both individuals and business, and evaluate the impact of those differences on the financial statements and managerial decision making Identify, formulate, and communicate the relevant accounting issues in the Sarbanes-Oxley era Manage a complete set of accounts for a small to moderate-sized organization 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 8 64 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 44

Courses: General Education ECO201 Macroeconomics ECON202 Microeconomics ENGL125 or ENGL125-L Real World Writing ENGL126 or ENGL126-L Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing With a Purpose ENGL205 Technical Writing and Speaking ENGL211 Professional Communications HIST125 American Culture in Transition LITR240 Literature: A Mirror of Life MATH105 or MATH105-L Real World Math MATH140 or MATH140-L Math for Professionals PSYC120 Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior: The Individual SOCL215 Sociology and Understanding Human Behavior: Groups UNIV100 or Building a Foundation for Student Success UNIV101 Building Your Success Strategy Plan UNIV201 Career Planning and Management Electives Select a minimum of 2 additional General Education classes Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 ACCT220 ACCT225 FINC225 IT254 MGM255 MGM110 MGMT235 MKT210

Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III Introduction to Managerial & Cost Accounting Introduction to Tax Financial Statement Analysis Spreadsheet Applications Management Fundamentals Principles of Business Business Law I Fundamentals of Marketing

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Courses: Upper Level Core ECON310 Global Managerial Economics FINC400 Financial Management HRM210 Introductory Human Resource Management MATH305 Statistics: Data-Driven Decision Making MGM316 International Business Communications MGM335 Organizational Behavior Principles MGM340 Operations Management Principles MGM365 The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business MGMT455 Business Policies and Strategies

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 36 4 4 4 4 1 4 4 4 4 4 37 181

Courses: Concentration ACCT210 Computerized Accounting ACCT300 Intermediate Accounting I ACCT305 Intermediate Accounting II ACCT325 Auditing ACCT330 Auditing Lab ACCT340 Advanced Accounting ACCT351 Cost Accounting ACCT410 Advanced Tax ACCT420 Government & Not for Profit Accounting ACCT430 Introduction to International Financial Reporting Standards Total Program Credits:

Admission Requirements Associate degree-holding students who are entering CTUs BS-Accounting program should have an AS in Accounting. Other Associate degrees may be acceptable for entry into the BS-Accounting program if transcripts reflect a minimum of 25% of their degree credit hours in General Education courses, 25% in general business courses, and 25% in accounting courses. Student transcripts must also denote completion of ACCT201, ACCT202, and ACCT203, or equivalents. *Students are required to complete courses ACCT201, ACCT202, and ACCT203 before progressing to the elective courses. Accounting courses at CTU meet the educational standards of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). The student who meets the unique requirements of the State Board of Accounting in their states Application for CPA Licensure is qualified to sit for the CPA exam.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


Accounting Concentration An increase in the number of businesses, changing financial laws and regulations, and increased scrutiny of company finances will spur the job growth of accountants and auditors. Increasingly, accountants also are assuming the role of a personal financial advisor. In response to market demand, these financial specialists will offer more financial management and consulting services as they take on a greater advisory role. In addition to
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openings resulting from growth, the need to replace accountants and auditors who retire or transfer to other occupations will produce numerous job openings. The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting (BSBA-ACC) degree program is designed to equip you with a variety of accounting and business skills necessary to succeed as an accountant in an industry environment. It offers flexibility to allow students to pursue their own unique business interests. In addition, the curriculum provides you with an opportunity to develop your intellectual, interpersonal and communication skills so that you can succeed in the business world. Students wishing to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A.) exam should consider enrollment in the BSBA-ACC degree program after consultation with your Program Chair. Outcomes: Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations, employees, and co-workers Demonstrate the critical skills necessary to solve business problems Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance, accounting, and statistics to make effective decisions Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices, human resources, and strategic decision making Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate Act as a change agent to assist organizations, individuals, and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change Employ tools, principles, and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for ones own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve Demonstrate the application of management information systems including spreadsheets and database applications Apply the knowledge and skills of accounting, management, business mathematics, and the liberal arts to identify, resolve, and communicate relevant accounting issues Prepare, comprehend and interpret the required financial statements according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the importance of the moral standards embodied in the professional code of ethics Distinguish between financial, managerial, cost accounting and tax accounting principles and practices Distinguish the appropriate information to be used in managerial decision making Identify, formulate, and communicate the relevant accounting issues in the Sarbanes-Oxley era Manage a complete set of accounts for a small to moderate-sized organization Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080
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English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra

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Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT190 Introduction to IT IT254 Spreadsheet Applications LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PHIL310 Ethics PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology SCI205 Environmental Science Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 BADM150 BADM305 BADM350 BADM440 ECON202 FINC400 HIST250 or HIST310 HRMT215 HRMT440 MATH476 MGM465 MGMT235 MGMT345 MKTG225 MPM210 SCM210 SOCL101 Courses: ACCT210 ACCT300 ACCT305

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 64 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 4 6 4 4 84 4 4 4

Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III Contemporary Business Trends Organizational Behavior International Business Research Design Methods and Applications Microeconomics Financial Management World Cultures and Values World History and Culture II Management of Human Resources Managing Organizational Change Quantitative Decision Making Business Strategy Business Law I Operations Management Introduction to Marketing Introduction to Project Management Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management Introduction to Sociology

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Computerized Accounting Intermediate Accounting I Intermediate Accounting II

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ACCT351 ACCT460 FINC225 FINP310 Courses: Electives ELE Total Program Credits:

Cost Accounting Accounting Capstone Financial Statement Analysis Taxation in Financial Planning

4 4 4 4 28 4 180

Select a minimum of 4 credit hours

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair. Accounting courses at CTU meet the educational standards of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


Finance Concentration The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance (BSBA-FIN) degree concentration supplements your fundamental business knowledge with a focus in finance, including financial accounting, capital and money markets, investments, and risk assessment. You will explore both corporate and international financial management. The finance concentration builds upon the solid foundation of the BSBA degree that emphasizes practical competencies, creative leadership approaches, and the development of critical thinking skills. You can build a strong base of practical, real world applications, learning from professors with extensive business experience. In addition to important undergraduate foundation studies in areas including English, math, social science, and technology, you can learn about integrating technology for greater operational efficiency, professional communication skills, collaboration and team building skills, accounting and financial management, international business practices, business law, and project management. Outcomes: Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations, employees, and co-workers Demonstrate the critical skills necessary to solve business problems Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance, accounting, and statistics to make effective decisions Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices, human resources, and strategic decision making Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate Act as a change agent to assist organizations, individuals, and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change Employ tools, principles, and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for ones own learning and the ability to assess and continuously
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improve Demonstrate the application of management information systems including spreadsheets and database applications Discuss the differences between using equity and debt to finance investment opportunities Examine the financial performance of a firm based on its financial statements Discuss the ethical ramifications of a firms financial disclosure Describe the functions and roles played by financial markets and institutions particularity as they relate to the flow of funds from lenders to borrowers within the global financial system Evaluate the activities and impact of the U.S. treasury department, state and local governmental units' involvement in raising funds within the financial system Discuss and evaluate the ethical, economic, demographic, social and technological forces reshaping financial institutions, financial markets and the financial system Analyze the ways in which monetary policy can influence a nation's economic goals of achieving full employment, controlling inflation, sustaining adequate economic growth, and achieving a stable balance-of-payments position English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 64 4 4 4 4 4 4

Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080

Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT190 Introduction to IT IT254 Spreadsheet Applications LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PHIL310 Ethics PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology SCI205 Environmental Science Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 BADM150 BADM305 BADM350 Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III Contemporary Business Trends Organizational Behavior International Business

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BADM440 ECON202 FINC400 HIST250 or HIST310 HRMT215 HRMT440 MATH476 MGM465 MGMT235 MGMT345 MKTG225 MPM210 SCM210 SOCL101

Research Design Methods and Applications Microeconomics Financial Management World Cultures and Values World History and Culture II Management of Human Resources Managing Organizational Change Quantitative Decision Making Business Strategy Business Law I Operations Management Introduction to Marketing Introduction to Project Management Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management Introduction to Sociology

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 4 6 4 4 84 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 4 180

Courses: Concentration FINC225 Financial Statement Analysis FINC310 Money and Capital Markets FINC320 Investments FINC330 Risk Management FINC410 Corporate Finance FINC420 International Finance FINC460 Finance Capstone Courses: Electives ELE Select a minimum of 4 credit hours Total Program Credits:

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


Finance Concentration (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance (BSBA-FIN) degree concentration for the Online platform supplements fundamental business knowledge with a focus in finance, including financial accounting, capital and money markets, investments, and risk assessment. The student will explore both corporate and international financial management. The finance concentration builds upon the solid foundation of the BSBA degree that emphasizes practical competencies, creative leadership approaches, and the development of critical thinking skills. The student can build a strong base of practical, real world applications, learning from professors with extensive business experience. In addition to important undergraduate foundation studies in areas including English, math, social science, and technology, the student can learn about integrating technology for greater operational efficiency, professional communication skills, collaboration and
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team building skills, accounting and financial management, international business practices, business law, and project management. Outcomes: Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations, employees, and co-workers Demonstrate the critical thinking skills necessary to solve business problems Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance, accounting, and statistics to make effective decisions Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices, human resources, and strategic decision making Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate Act as a change agent to assist organizations, individuals, and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change Employ tools, principles, and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for ones own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve Demonstrate the application of management information systems including spreadsheets and database applications Discuss the differences between using equity and debt to finance investment opportunities Examine the financial performance of a firm based on its financial statements Discuss the ethical ramifications of a firms financial disclosure Describe the functions and roles played by financial markets and institutions particularity as they relate to the flow of funds from lenders to borrowers within the global financial system Evaluate the activities and impact of the U.S. treasury department, state and local governmental units' involvement in raising funds within the financial system Discuss and evaluate the ethical, economic, demographic, social and technological forces reshaping financial institutions, financial markets and the financial system Analyze the ways in which monetary policy can influence a nation's economic goals of achieving full employment, controlling inflation, sustaining adequate economic growth, and achieving a stable balance of payments position Courses: General Education ENGL211 Professional Communications ENGL125 or ENGL125-L Real World Writing ENGL126 or ENGL126-L Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing With a Purpose HIST125 American Culture in Transition LITR240 Literature: A Mirror of Life MATH105 or MATH105-L Real World Math MATH140 or MATH140-L Math for Professionals
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PSYC120 SCI210 SOCL215 UNIV100 or UNIV101 UNIV201

Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior: The Individual The Sciences: Inquiry, Innovation and Invention Sociology and Understanding Human Behavior: Groups Building a Foundation for Student Success Building Your Success Strategy Plan Career Planning and Management

4 4 4 4 4 48

Courses: Core ACCT201 ECO201 ECON202 HRM210 MGM110 MGM225 MGM255 MKT210 MPM210 PFP110

Accounting I Macroeconomics Microeconomics Introductory Human Resource Management Principles of Business Introduction to Business Law Management Fundamentals Fundamentals of Marketing Introduction to Project Management Personal Finance Concepts

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 42

Courses: Upper Level Core ACC350 Managerial Accounting Practices FINC390 Introduction to Corporate Finance HRM315 Managing Human Resources HRM445 Organizational Change MGM310 E-Business MGM316 International Business Communications MATH305 Statistics: Data-Driven Decision Making MGM335 Organizational Behavior Principles MGM340 Operations Management Principles MGM355 International Business Practices MGM365 The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business MGM465 Business Strategy MKT305 Marketing and the Virtual Marketplace PHIL320 Ethics: The Hallmark of Leaders at All Levels ELE Select a minimum of 8 credit hours from upper division courses

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 8 66

Courses: Concentration ACC341 Financial Accounting FIN322 Investments FIN356 International Finance
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FINC310 FINC355 FINC410

Money and Capital Markets Risk Management Corporate Finance

4 4 4 24 180

Total Program Credits:

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


Healthcare Management Concentration (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration Healthcare Management (BSBA-HCM) degree program for the Online platform provides an overview of the Healthcare industry, with a focus on skills specific to managing the Healthcare environment. Human resource and financial management skills needed for planning and coordinating health services are addressed, as well as legal, ethical, and regulatory issues governing the healthcare field. The HCM concentration builds upon the solid foundation of the BSBA degree that emphasizes practical competencies, creative leadership approaches, and the development of critical thinking skills. You can build a strong base of practical, real world applications, learning from professors with extensive business experience. Outcomes: Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations, employees, and co-workers Demonstrate the critical skills necessary to solve business problems Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance, accounting, and statistics to make effective decisions Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices, human resources, and strategic decision making Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate Act as a change agent to assist organizations, individuals, and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change Employ tools, principles, and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for ones own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve Demonstrate the application of management information systems including spreadsheets and database applications Develop the skills to address healthcare related issues Learn the functional aspects of the healthcare field Develop a generalist foundation that emphasizes the application of critical thinking skills to healthcare related issues Apply the management, legal, and ethical issues of diversity, affirmative action, employee and labor relations to the design of organizational decision models and policies Focus on skills specific to managing the Healthcare environment Human resource and financial management skills needed for planning and coordinating health services
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are addressed, as well as and regulatory issues governing the field Courses: General Education ENGL211 Professional Communications ENGL125 or ENGL125-L Real World Writing ENGL126 or ENGL126-L Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing With a Purpose HIST125 American Culture in Transition LITR240 Literature: A Mirror of Life MATH105 or MATH105-L Real World Math MATH140 or MATH140-L Math for Professionals PSYC120 Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior: The Individual SCI210 The Sciences: Inquiry, Innovation and Invention SOCL215 Sociology and Understanding Human Behavior: Groups UNIV100 or Building a Foundation for Student Success UNIV101 Building Your Success Strategy Plan UNIV201 Career Planning and Management Courses: Core ACCT201 ECO201 ECON202 HRM210 MGM110 MGM225 MGM255 MKT210 MPM210 PFP110 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 48 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 42 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4

Accounting I Macroeconomics Microeconomics Introductory Human Resource Management Principles of Business Introduction to Business Law Management Fundamentals Fundamentals of Marketing Introduction to Project Management Personal Finance Concepts

Courses: Upper Level Core ACC350 Managerial Accounting Practices FINC390 Introduction to Corporate Finance HRM315 Managing Human Resources HRM445 Organizational Change MGM310 E-Business MGM316 International Business Communications MATH305 Statistics: Data-Driven Decision Making MGM335 Organizational Behavior Principles MGM340 Operations Management Principles MGM355 International Business Practices MGM365 The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business MGM465 Business Strategy MKT305 Marketing and the Virtual Marketplace
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PHIL320 ELE

Ethics: The Hallmark of Leaders at All Levels Select a minimum of 8 credit hours from upper division courses

Courses: Concentration HCM307 The Health Care Industry HCM337 Current Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues in Healthcare HCM367 The Healthcare Organization HCM387 Management Principles in Healthcare HCM410 Fiscal Management in Healthcare Services HRM335 Legal Issues in HRM Total Program Credits:

4 8 66 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 180

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


Human Resource Management Concentration Recent legislation and court rulings, rising healthcare costs, globalization, increased complexity of many jobs, the aging of the workforce, and increased usage of human resource information systems and technological advances that can leave employees with obsolete skills will continue to increase the demand for human resource professionals. Human Resource Management is the study of issues that affect people at work. CTUs Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management (BSBA-HRM) degree concentration is designed to prepare the aspiring human resource professional to participate as an integral member of an organizations management team. The complexities of todays legal environment, together with increased emphasis on customer service and competitiveness through effective personnel management, have dramatically affected the role and responsibilities of the human resource manager. Program curriculum is designed to develop insight into management structures and processes and to build professional skills in communication, human resources and systems management. Outcomes: Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations, employees, and co-workers Demonstrate the critical skills necessary to solve business problems Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance, accounting, and statistics to make effective decisions Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices, human resources, and strategic decision making Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate Act as a change agent to assist organizations, individuals, and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change Employ tools, principles, and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for ones own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve
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Demonstrate the application of management information systems including spreadsheets and database applications Interpret implications of the rapidly changing and expanding role of the contemporary and future human resource manager Apply strategic thinking to human resource planning and policy consideration Evaluate successful processes for employee selection, placement, promotion, and termination Implement professional practices such as designing a compensation plan, conducting a job analysis, designing a training program, implementing a group diagnosis process, developing a performance appraisal approach, designing a strategic staffing plan, designing an employee manual, apply lessons learned from strikes and labor unrest to current HR policy Evaluate the role of technology in the various HR functions Apply principles of diversity management to HR policies and labor relations Analyze legal implications of employment and labor law in relation to HR policies and practices Recognize and resolve ethical issues using critical thinking Apply collaborative learning experiences to projects and problem solving Apply standards of scholarly research and documentation in developing solutions English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 64 4 4 4 4

Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080

Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT190 Introduction to IT IT254 Spreadsheet Applications LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PHIL310 Ethics PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology SCI205 Environmental Science Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 BADM150

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Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III Contemporary Business Trends

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BADM305 BADM350 BADM440 ECON202 FINC400 HIST250 or HIST310 HRMT215 HRMT440 MATH476 MGM465 MGMT235 MGMT345 MKTG225 MPM210 SCM210 SOCL101

Organizational Behavior International Business Research Design Methods and Applications Microeconomics Financial Management World Cultures and Values World History and Culture II Management of Human Resources Managing Organizational Change Quantitative Decision Making Business Strategy Business Law I Operations Management Introduction to Marketing Introduction to Project Management Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management Introduction to Sociology

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 4 6 4 4 84 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 4 180

Courses: Concentration HRMT220 Staffing the Organization HRMT300 Managing Employee Performance HRMT330 HRM Legal Environment HRMT410 Training and Employee Development HRMT415 Compensation and Benefits HRMT420 Managing Labor-Management Relations HRMT485* Human Resources Capstone Courses: Electives ELE Total Program Credits: Select a minimum of 4 credit hours

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair. * Capstone class, HRMT485, may be conducted incrementally based on campus decision.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


Human Resource Management Concentration (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) Recent legislation and court rulings, rising Healthcare costs, globalization, increased complexity of many jobs, the aging of the workforce, increased usage of human resource information systems, and technological advances that can leave employees with obsolete skills will continue to increase the demand for human resource professionals. Human resource management is the study of issues that affect people at work. The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration Human Resource Management
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(BSBA-HRM) degree program for the Online platform is designed to prepare the aspiring human resource professional to participate as an integral member of an organizations management team. The complexities of todays legal environment, together with increased emphasis on customer service and competitiveness through effective personnel management, have dramatically affected the role and responsibilities of the human resource manager. Program curriculum is designed to develop insight into management structures and processes and to build professional skills in communication, human resources and systems management. Outcomes: Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations, employees, and co-workers Demonstrate the critical thinking skills necessary to solve business problems Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance, accounting, and statistics to make effective decisions Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices, human resources, and strategic decision making Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate Act as a change agent to assist organizations, individuals, and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change Employ tools, principles, and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for ones own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve Demonstrate the application of management information systems including spreadsheets and database applications Interpret implications of the rapidly changing and expanding role of the contemporary and future human resource manager Apply strategic thinking to human resource planning and policy Evaluate successful processes for employee selection, placement, promotion, and termination Implement professional practices such as designing a compensation plan, conducting a job analysis, designing a training program, implementing a group diagnosis process, developing a performance appraisal approach, designing a strategic staffing plan, designing an employee manual, apply lessons learned from strikes and labor unrest to current HR policy Evaluate the role of technology in the various HR functions Apply principles of diversity management to HR policies and labor relation Analyze legal implications of employment and labor law in relation to HR policies and practices Recognize and resolve ethical issues using critical thinking Apply collaborative learning experiences to projects and problem solving Apply standards of scholarly research and documentation in developing solutions Courses: General Education ENGL211 Professional Communications ENGL125 or ENGL125-L Real World Writing ENGL126 or ENGL126-L Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing With a Purpose HIST125 American Culture in Transition
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UNIV100 or UNIV101 UNIV201 LITR210 MATH105 or MATH105-L MATH140 or MATH140-L PSYC120 SCI210 SOCL215 Courses: Core ACCT201 ECO201 ECON202 HRM210 MGM110 MGM225 MGM255 MKT210 MPM210 PFP110

Building a Foundation for Student Success Building Your Success Strategy Plan Career Planning and Management Literature: A Mirror of Life Real World Math Math for Professionals Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior: The Individual The Sciences: Inquiry, Innovation and Invention Sociology and Understanding Human Behavior: Groups

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 48 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 42 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 8 66 4 4 4

Accounting I Macroeconomics Microeconomics Introductory Human Resource Management Principles of Business Introduction to Business Law Management Fundamentals Fundamentals of Marketing Introduction to Project Management Personal Finance Concepts

Courses: Upper Level Core ACC350 Managerial Accounting Practices FINC390 Introduction to Corporate Finance HRM315 Managing Human Resources HRM445 Organizational Change MGM310 E-Business MGM316 International Business Communications MATH305 Statistics: Data-Driven Decision Making MGM335 Organizational Behavior Principles MGM340 Operations Management Principles MGM355 International Business Practices MGM365 The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business MGM465 Business Strategy MKT305 Marketing and the Virtual Marketplace PHIL320 Ethics: The Hallmark of Leaders at All Levels ELE Select a minimum of 8 credit hours from upper division courses Courses: Concentration HRM335 Legal Issues in HRM HRM345 Building Effective Teams HRM350 Workforce Effectiveness
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HRM355 HRMT325 HRMT410

Labor Relations Compensation and Benefits Training and Employee Development

4 4 4 24 180

Total Program Credits:

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


International Business Concentration In todays environment, almost all businesses are affected in some way by international and global factors. Managing a business in this environment has become increasing challenging. The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in International Business program (BSBA-IB) looks at how unique political, social, legal, and cultural factors change the dynamics of business. Specific issues such as global economic factor, international marketing approach, and international finance considerations are examined in detail. Outcomes: Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations, employees, and co-workers Demonstrate the critical skills necessary to solve business problems Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance, accounting, and statistics to make effective decisions Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices, human resources, and strategic decision making Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate Act as a change agent to assist organizations, individuals, and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change Employ tools, principles, and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for ones own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve Demonstrate the application of management information systems including spreadsheets and database applications Understand the issues in managing a business in todays domestic, international and global environments Develop and implement an international/global strategy Explain cultural, legal, political and financial issues associated with managing in domestic, international, and global environments Manage and integrate operations in a multinational environment Develop and integrate supply chain management techniques for inbound, outbound, and reverse control of goods Create and implement a proactive risk management approach to handle political, natural and legal risks present in the international environment. Develop contingency plans. Mitigate the effects of risks
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Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080

English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra

4 4 4 4

Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT190 Introduction to IT IT254 Spreadsheet Applications LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PHIL310 Ethics PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology SCI205 Environmental Science

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 64

Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 BADM150 BADM305 BADM350 BADM440 ECON202 FINC400 HIST250 or HIST310 HRMT215 HRMT440 MATH476 MGM465 MGMT235 MGMT345
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Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III Contemporary Business Trends Organizational Behavior International Business Research Design Methods and Applications Microeconomics Financial Management World Cultures and Values World History and Culture II Management of Human Resources Managing Organizational Change Quantitative Decision Making Business Strategy Business Law I Operations Management

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MKTG225 MPM210 SCM210 SOCL101

Introduction to Marketing Introduction to Project Management Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management Introduction to Sociology

4 6 4 4 84

Courses: Concentration FIN356 International Finance MGM336 Management in International Business MGM366 Legal Operations in International Business MKTG410 International Marketing ELE Select a minimum of 12 credit hours from upper division courses

4 4 4 4 12 28

Courses: Electives ELE

Select a minimum of 4 credit hours

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


International Business Concentration (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) In todays environment, almost all businesses are affected in some way by international and global factors. Managing a business in this environment has become increasing challenging. The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in International Business program (BSBA-IB) for the Online format looks at how unique political, social, legal, and cultural factors change the dynamics of business. Specific issues such as global economic factor, international marketing approach, and international finance considerations are examined in detail. Outcomes: Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations, employees, and co-workers Demonstrate the critical skills necessary to solve business problems Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance, accounting, and statistics to make effective decisions Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices, human resources, and strategic decision making Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate Act as a change agent to assist organizations, individuals, and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change Employ tools, principles, and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for ones own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve
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Demonstrate the application of management information systems including spreadsheets and database applications Understand the issues in managing a business in todays domestic, international and global environments Develop and implement an international/global strategy Explain cultural, legal, political and financial issues associated with managing in domestic, international, and global environments Manage and integrate operations in a multinational environment Develop and integrate supply chain management techniques for inbound, outbound, and reverse control of goods Create and implement a proactive risk management approach to handle political, natural and legal risks present in the international environment. Develop contingency plans. Mitigate the effects of risks 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 48 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 42 4

Courses: General Education ENGL211 Professional Communications ENGL125 or ENGL125-L Real World Writing ENGL126 or ENGL126-L Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing With a Purpose HIST125 American Culture in Transition LITR240 Literature: A Mirror of Life MATH105 or MATH105-L Real World Math MATH140 or MATH140-L Math for Professionals PSYC120 Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior: The Individual SCI210 The Sciences: Inquiry, Innovation and Invention SOCL215 Sociology and Understanding Human Behavior: Groups UNIV100 or Building a Foundation for Student Success UNIV101 Building Your Success Strategy Plan UNIV201 Career Planning and Management Courses: Core ACCT201 ECO201 ECON202 HRM210 MGM110 MGM225 MGM255 MKT210 MPM210 PFP110

Accounting I Macroeconomics Microeconomics Introductory Human Resource Management Principles of Business Introduction to Business Law Management Fundamentals Fundamentals of Marketing Introduction to Project Management Personal Finance Concepts

Courses: Upper Level Core ACC350 Managerial Accounting Practices


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Financial Management Principles Managing Human Resources Organizational Change E-Business International Business Communications Statistics: Data-Driven Decision Making Organizational Behavior Principles Operations Management Principles International Business Practices The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business Business Strategy Marketing and the Virtual Marketplace Ethics: The Hallmark of Leaders at All Levels Select a minimum of 8 credit hours from upper division courses

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Courses: Concentration FIN356 International Finance MGM336 Management in International Business MGM366 Legal Operations in International Business MKTG410 International Marketing BUS/MGMT ELE Select a minimum of 8 credit hours from Business or Management courses Total Program Credits:

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


Information Technology Concentration (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Information Technology (BSBA-IT) degree program for the Online format focuses on providing core information technology skills such as programming, networking, security, and database administration. The IT concentration builds upon the solid foundation of the BSBA degree that emphasizes practical competencies, creative leadership approaches, and the development of critical thinking skills. You can build a strong base of practical, real world applications, learning from professors with extensive business experience. In addition to important undergraduate foundation studies in areas including English, math, social science, and technology, you can learn about integrating technology for greater operational efficiency, professional communication skills, collaboration and team building skills, accounting and financial management, international business practices, business law, and project management. Outcomes: Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations, employees, and co-workers Demonstrate the critical skills necessary to solve business problems
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Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance, accounting, and statistics to make effective decisions Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices, human resources, and strategic decision making Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate Act as a change agent to assist organizations, individuals, and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change Employ tools, principles, and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for ones own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve Demonstrate the application of management information systems including spreadsheets and database applications Develop the skills to address information technology related issues Learn the functional aspects of the information technology field Develop a generalist foundation that emphasizes the application of critical thinking skills to technology related issues Apply the management, legal, and ethical issues of diversity, affirmative action, employee and labor relations to the design of organizational decision models and policies Focus on skills specific to managing the environment Human resource and financial management skills needed for planning and coordinating services are addressed, as well as and regulatory issues governing the field 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 48 4 4

Courses: General Education ENGL211 Professional Communications ENGL125 or ENGL125-L Real World Writing ENGL126 or ENGL126-L Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing With a Purpose HIST125 American Culture in Transition LITR240 Literature: A Mirror of Life MATH105 or MATH105-L Real World Math MATH140 or MATH140-L Math for Professionals PSYC120 Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior: The Individual SCI210 The Sciences: Inquiry, Innovation and Invention SOCL215 Sociology and Understanding Human Behavior: Groups UNIV100 or Building a Foundation for Student Success UNIV101 Building Your Success Strategy Plan UNIV201 Career Planning and Management Courses: Core ACCT201 Accounting I ECO201 Macroeconomics
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Microeconomics Introductory Human Resource Management Principles of Business Introduction to Business Law Management Fundamentals Fundamentals of Marketing Introduction to Project Management Personal Finance Concepts

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Courses: Upper Level Core ACC350 Managerial Accounting Practices FINC390 Financial Management Principles HRM315 Managing Human Resources HRM445 Organizational Change MGM310 E-Business MGM316 International Business Communications MATH305 Statistics: Data-Driven Decision Making MGM335 Organizational Behavior Principles MGM340 Operations Management Principles MGM355 International Business Practices MGM365 The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business MGM465 Business Strategy MKT305 Marketing and the Virtual Marketplace PHIL320 Ethics: The Hallmark of Leaders at All Levels ELE Select a minimum of 4 credit hours Courses: Concentration MIS300 Introduction to Information Systems MIS330 Programming Concepts MIS350 Information Systems Security MIS370 Management for Information Systems MIS405 Database Systems MIS420 Network Systems Total Program Credits:

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


Logistics/Supply Chain Management Concentration The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (BSBA-L/SCM) degree program can prepare you with skills and knowledge you need to manage a cost effective, efficient global supply chain. The program covers qualitative and quantitative techniques of distribution management, inventory control, procurement, and supplier management from a global perspective.
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Outcomes: Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations, employees, and co-workers Demonstrate the critical skills necessary to solve business problems Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance, accounting, and statistics to make effective decisions Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices, human resources, and strategic decision making Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate Act as a change agent to assist organizations, individuals, and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change Employ tools, principles, and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for ones own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve Demonstrate the application of management information systems including spreadsheets and database applications Relate and apply logistics methodologies to business strategy and operations Apply technical and management skills necessary to design, develop, and implement a supply chain from a global perspective Discuss issues associated with integrating supply chain factors throughout the value chain from product design, through manufacturing, delivery, support, and disposal Apply quantitative and qualitative managerial methods applicable to global supply chain management to include, inventory control, distribution, procurement, and contracting issues Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT190 Introduction to IT IT254 Spreadsheet Applications LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices
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PHIL310 PSYC100 SCI205 Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 BADM150 BADM305 BADM350 BADM440 ECON202 FINC400 HIST250 or HIST310 HRMT215 HRMT440 MATH476 MGM465 MGMT235 MGMT345 MKTG225 MPM210 SCM210 SOCL101

Ethics Introduction to Psychology Environmental Science

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Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III Contemporary Business Trends Organizational Behavior International Business Research Design Methods and Applications Microeconomics Financial Management World Cultures and Values World History and Culture II Management of Human Resources Managing Organizational Change Quantitative Decision Making Business Strategy Business Law I Operations Management Introduction to Marketing Introduction to Project Management Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management Introduction to Sociology

Courses: Concentration BADM370 Quality Management SCM220 Transportation and Distribution Management SCM310 Material and Inventory Management SCM320 Contracts and Procurement SCM330 Contract Pricing and Negotiation SCM410 Contract Management SCM430* Logistics/Supply Chain Management Capstone Courses: Electives ELE Total Program Credits: Select a minimum of 4 credit hours

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair. *Capstone class, SCM430, may be conducted incrementally based on campus decision.
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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


Management Concentration The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Management (BSBA-MGMT) program serves to develop your capabilities so that you may assume positions of leadership and responsibility at all levels of management in our society. Business managers formulate the policies and direct the operations of corporations, nonprofit institutions and government agencies. Managers and top executives are found in every industry, but wholesale and retail trade, and service industries employ over six out of ten business managers. Outcomes: Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations, employees, and co-workers Demonstrate the critical skills necessary to solve business problems Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance, accounting, and statistics to make effective decisions Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices, human resources, and strategic decision making Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate Act as a change agent to assist organizations, individuals, and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change Employ tools, principles, and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for ones own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve Demonstrate the application of management information systems including spreadsheets and database applications Analyze business organizations from a managerial perspective Apply theories and concepts related to human behavior in organization Recognize human behaviors and attitudes that could jeopardize an effective and efficient management of an organization Utilize supervisory skills to effectively manage individuals and teams Demonstrate competencies and professional skills in management and business Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
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HIST210 INTD111 IT190 IT254 LITR220 MATH143 MATH306 MGMT115 PHIL310 PSYC100 SCI205 Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 BADM150 BADM305 BADM350 BADM440 ECON202 FINC400 HIST250 or HIST310 HRMT215 HRMT440 MATH476 MGM465 MGMT235 MGMT345 MKTG225 MPM210 SCM210 SOCL101

World History and Culture I Creating Academic and Professional Success Introduction to IT Spreadsheet Applications Values in World Literature Business Algebra Computer Assisted Statistics Introductory Business Practices Ethics Introduction to Psychology Environmental Science

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 64 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 4 6 4 4 84 4 4 4 4 4 20

Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III Contemporary Business Trends Organizational Behavior International Business Research Design Methods and Applications Microeconomics Financial Management World Cultures and Values World History and Culture II Management of Human Resources Managing Organizational Change Quantitative Decision Making Business Strategy Business Law I Operations Management Introduction to Marketing Introduction to Project Management Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management Introduction to Sociology

Courses: Concentration ACCT351 Cost Accounting BADM370 Quality Management BADM460 Business Capstone MKTG310 Sales Management MKTG320 Advertising and Public Relations Courses: Electives BUS/MGMT ELE
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Select a minimum of 4 credit hours

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ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


Management Concentration (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Management (BSBA-MGM) program for the Online platform serves to develop your capabilities so that you may assume positions of leadership and responsibility at all levels of management in our society. Business managers formulate the policies and direct the operations of corporations, nonprofit institutions and government agencies. Managers and top executives are found in every industry, but wholesale and retail trade, and service industries employ over six out of ten business managers. Outcomes: Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations, employees, and co-workers Demonstrate the critical thinking skills necessary to solve business problems Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance, accounting, and statistics to make effective decisions Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices, human resources, and strategic decision making Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate Act as a change agent to assist organizations, individuals, and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change Employ tools, principles, and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for ones own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve Demonstrate the application of management information systems including spreadsheets and database applications Analyze business organizations from a managerial perspective Apply theories and concepts related to human behavior in organizations Recognize human behaviors and attitudes that could jeopardize an effective and efficient management of an organization Utilize supervisory skills to effectively manage individuals and teams Demonstrate competencies and professional skills in management and business Courses: General Education ENGL211 Professional Communications
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ENGL125 or ENGL125-L ENGL126 or ENGL126-L HIST125 LITR240 MATH105 or MATH105-L MATH140 or MATH140-L PSYC120 SCI210 SOCL215 UNIV100 or UNIV101 UNIV201 Courses: Core ACCT201 ECO201 ECON202 HRM210 MGM110 MGM225 MGM255 MKT210 MPM210 PFP110

Real World Writing Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing With a Purpose American Culture in Transition Literature: A Mirror of Life Real World Math Math for Professionals Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior: The Individual The Sciences: Inquiry, Innovation and Invention Sociology and Understanding Human Behavior: Groups Building a Foundation for Student Success Building Your Success Strategy Plan Career Planning and Management

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 48 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 42 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 8 66

Accounting I Macroeconomics Microeconomics Introductory Human Resource Management Principles of Business Introduction to Business Law Management Fundamentals Fundamentals of Marketing Introduction to Project Management Personal Finance Concepts

Courses: Upper Level Core ACC350 Managerial Accounting Practices FINC390 Introduction to Corporate Finance HRM315 Managing Human Resources HRM445 Organizational Change MGM310 E-Business MGM316 International Business Communications MATH305 Statistics: Data-Driven Decision Making MGM335 Organizational Behavior Principles MGM340 Operations Management Principles MGM355 International Business Practices MGM365 The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business MGM465 Business Strategy MKT305 Marketing and the Virtual Marketplace PHIL320 Ethics: The Hallmark of Leaders at All Levels ELE Select a minimum of 8 credit hours from upper division courses
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Courses: Concentration HRM345 Building Effective Teams HRM350 Workforce Effectiveness MGM375 Quality and Supply Chain Management MKT325 Consumer Behavior Fundamentals MKT350 Marketing Research Practices MPM344 Project Risk Management Total Program Credits:

4 4 4 4 4 4 24 180

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


Marketing Concentration (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) Opportunities for marketing professionals are expected to increase by as much as 20 percent through 2010 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Industry-Occupations Employment Matrix). Marketing is the process of planning and executing the conception, pricing, promotion and distribution of ideas, goods and services to create exchanges that satisfy organizational objectives. The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration Marketing (BSBA-MKT) degree program for the Online platform is designed to prepare you to understand and apply marketing, sales and management principles in order to contribute to organizational success. Outcomes: Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations, employees, and co-workers Demonstrate the critical skills necessary to solve business problems Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance, accounting, and statistics to make effective decisions Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices, human resources, and strategic decision making Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate Act as a change agent to assist organizations, individuals, and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change Employ tools, principles, and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for ones own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve Demonstrate the application of management information systems including spreadsheets and database applications Explain the core areas of marketing within an organization Apply the fundamental concepts of marketing Describe the role of marketing in an organization Explain the role marketing variables play in the success of any organization Perform marketing research, including problem definition, research design, data collection, data
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analysis, and the result communication Develop a comprehensive marketing strategy for an approved product or service Develop a multinational marketing plan considering the global and cultural issues of marketing Respond to developing trends such as e-marketing Operate in and respond to different environments (regulatory, economic, social, technology, etc.) that affect marketing Analyze dispositional topics such as the organizational ethics, values, and political and social factors in light of organizational goals 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 48 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 42 4 4 4 4 4

Courses: General Education ENGL211 Professional Communications ENGL125 or ENGL125-L Real World Writing ENGL126 or ENGL126-L Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing With a Purpose HIST125 American Culture in Transition LITR240 Literature: A Mirror of Life MATH105 or MATH105-L Real World Math MATH140 or MATH140-L Math for Professionals PSYC120 Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior: The Individual SCI210 The Sciences: Inquiry, Innovation and Invention SOCL215 Sociology and Understanding Human Behavior: Groups UNIV100 or Building a Foundation for Student Success UNIV101 Building Your Success Strategy Plan UNIV201 Career Planning and Management Courses: Core ACCT201 ECO201 ECON202 HRM210 MGM110 MGM225 MGM255 MKT210 MPM210 PFP110

Accounting I Macroeconomics Microeconomics Introductory Human Resource Management Principles of Business Introduction to Business Law Management Fundamentals Fundamentals of Marketing Introduction to Project Management Personal Finance Concepts

Courses: Upper Level Core ACC350 Managerial Accounting Practices FINC390 Introduction to Corporate Finance HRM315 Managing Human Resources HRM445 Organizational Change MGM310 E-Business
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MGM316 MATH305 MGM335 MGM340 MGM355 MGM365 MGM465 MKT305 PHIL320 ELE

International Business Communications Statistics: Data-Driven Decision Making Organizational Behavior Principles Operations Management Principles International Business Practices The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business Business Strategy Marketing and the Virtual Marketplace Ethics: The Hallmark of Leaders at All Levels Select a minimum of 8 credit hours from upper division courses

4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 8 66 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 180

Courses: Concentration MKT325 Consumer Behavior Fundamentals MKT350 Marketing Research Practices MKT355 Principles of Advertising and Public Relations MKT380 Applied Marketing Management MKTG430 Integrated Marketing Strategy Capstone BUS/MGMT ELE Select a minimum of 4 credit hours from Business or Management courses Total Program Credits:

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


Project Management Concentration (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Project Management (BSBA-PM) degree program for the Online platform is designed to provide the graduate with the basic tools, techniques and skills needed to effectively organize and manage projects. The curriculum covers in details the process and knowledge areas defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI) in the Guide to the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK), the industry standard for project management. In addition, the program integrates business foundation courses with the theory and practice of project management in order to develop well-equipped and skilled project managers. The program utilizes a practical approach, helping to develop project team skills. Outcomes: Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations, employees, and co-workers Demonstrate the critical skills necessary to solve business problems Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance, accounting, and statistics to make effective decisions Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices, human resources, and strategic decision making Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate Act as a change agent to assist organizations, individuals, and teams to adapt successfully to continuous
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change Employ tools, principles, and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for ones own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve Demonstrate the application of management information systems including spreadsheets and database applications Define: project; project management; project structures; project life cycle phases; knowledge areas; and processes Organize and staff a project office with appropriate structure, personnel and processes Explain cultural, legal, political and financial issues associated with managing a project in domestic and international environments Align project goals with the corporate strategic planning process Manage and integrate organizational programs and project portfolio Analyze project scope and identify project key tasks and stakeholders; manage scope changes Align project tasks into a project schedule, determine task time, order of precedence and resources required Construct and implement an approach for using contracting and procurement activities to fulfill project goals Create and implement a proactive risk management and quality plan; assess potential and actual risks; develop contingency plans; mitigate the effects of risks 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 48 4 4 4

Courses: General Education ENGL211 Professional Communications ENGL125 or ENGL125-L Real World Writing ENGL126 or ENGL126-L Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing With a Purpose HIST125 American Culture in Transition LITR240 Literature: A Mirror of Life MATH105 or MATH105-L Real World Math MATH140 or MATH140-L Math for Professionals PSYC120 Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior: The Individual SCI210 The Sciences: Inquiry, Innovation and Invention SOCL215 Sociology and Understanding Human Behavior: Groups UNIV100 or Building a Foundation for Student Success UNIV101 Building Your Success Strategy Plan UNIV201 Career Planning and Management Courses: Core ACCT201 Accounting I ECO201 Macroeconomics ECON202 Microeconomics
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Introductory Human Resource Management Principles of Business Introduction to Business Law Management Fundamentals Fundamentals of Marketing Introduction to Project Management Personal Finance Concepts

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Courses: Upper Level Core ACC350 Managerial Accounting Practices FINC390 Introduction to Corporate Finance HRM315 Managing Human Resources HRM445 Organizational Change MGM310 E-Business MGM316 International Business Communications MATH305 Statistics: Data-Driven Decision Making MGM335 Organizational Behavior Principles MGM340 Operations Management Principles MGM355 International Business Practices MGM365 The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business MGM465 Business Strategy MKT305 Marketing and the Virtual Marketplace PHIL320 Ethics: The Hallmark of Leaders at All Levels ELE Select a minimum of 4 credit hours from upper division Courses: Concentration MPM332 Organizational Leadership MPM344 Project Risk Management MPM346 Contracts and Procurement MPM357 Project Performance and Quality Assurance MPM434 Project Scheduling and Cost MPM468 HR Project Management Total Program Credits:

This degree is accredited by the Project Management Institute's Global Accreditation Center (PMI-GAC). Of over 250 universities worldwide that offer degrees in Project Management, CTU is one of only 17 offering programs accredited by PMI-GAC - and one of only two universities offering undergraduate programs with this select accreditation.

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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


Property Management Concentration (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Property Management (BSBA-PROP) program for the Online platform serves to develop your capabilities so that you may assume positions of leadership and responsibility at all levels of management in our society. Business managers formulate the policies and direct the operations of corporations, nonprofit institutions and government agencies. General Managers and top executives hold over two million jobs in the U.S. Property Managers are the facilitators, managers and administrators in organizations that successfully maintain and manage the real estate and property assets of individuals and corporations. Outcomes: Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations, employees, and co-workers Demonstrate the critical skills necessary to solve business problems Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance, accounting, and statistics to make effective decisions Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices, human resources, and strategic decision making Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate Act as a change agent to assist organizations, individuals, and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change Employ tools, principles, and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for ones own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve Demonstrate the application of management information systems including spreadsheets and database applications Develop facility leadership Understand human and environmental factors Plan and manage projects Understand finance in the facility and property management environment Demonstrate knowledge of operations and maintenance Utilize the principles and practices of real estate Enhance communication skills Apply theories and concepts related to human behavior in organizations Recognize human behaviors and attitudes that could jeopardize the effective and efficient management of an organization Utilize supervisory skills to effectively manage individuals and teams Demonstrate competencies and professional skills in management and business Courses: General Education ENGL211 Professional Communications ENGL125 or ENGL125-L Real World Writing ENGL126 or
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Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing With a Purpose American Culture in Transition Literature: A Mirror of Life Real World Math Math for Professionals Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior: The Individual The Sciences: Inquiry, Innovation and Invention Sociology and Understanding Human Behavior: Groups Building a Foundation for Student Success Building Your Success Strategy Plan Career Planning and Management

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 48 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 42 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 4 62 4 4

Accounting I Macroeconomics Microeconomics Introductory Human Resource Management Principles of Business Introduction to Business Law Management Fundamentals Fundamentals of Marketing Introduction to Project Management Personal Finance Concepts

Courses: Upper Level Core ACC350 Managerial Accounting Practices FINC390 Introduction to Corporate Finance HRM315 Managing Human Resources HRM445 Organizational Change MGM310 E-Business MGM316 International Business Communications MATH305 Statistics: Data-Driven Decision Making MGM335 Organizational Behavior Principles MGM340 Operations Management Principles MGM355 International Business Practices MGM365 The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business MGM465 Business Strategy MKT305 Marketing and the Virtual Marketplace PHIL320 Ethics: The Hallmark of Leaders at All Levels ELE Select a minimum of 4 credit hours Courses: Concentration FPM300 Facility and Property Management Technologies FPM310 Property Manager Responsibilities
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FPM320 FPM330 MKT430 MPM434

Capital Planning and Asset Management Property Management Operations Personal Selling and Customer Focus Project Scheduling and Cost

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Total Program Credits:

Bachelor of Science in Financial Forensics


As a result of recent financial scandals, reported increases in fraud in the workplace, and heightened concerns over money laundering and terrorist financing, legislative mandates have increased the demand for professionals who can detect and deter fraud within organizations. Each of the Big 4 Accounting firms is recruiting graduates with knowledge of forensic accounting. There is also a need for financial investigators at the SEC, FBI, and in private industry in response to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and other legislation. Landmark money laundering cases involving well known financial institutions are dominating the news, leading to congressional probes, stiffer examinations from regulatory committees, penalties and federal prosecutors applying criminal laws. Financial institutions are moving increasingly toward comprehensive compliance systems, in which oversight for Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering (BSA/AML) programs is centralized, providing greater control. Anti-money laundering (AML) is a growing industry, with an ever-increasing demand for experienced professionals. The Bachelor of Science in Financial Forensics (BSFF) degree is designed for students who wish to combine a solid foundation in Finance and Accounting with the knowledge and skills necessary to enter the field of financial investigations. Students will take classes that give them a solid foundation in financial regulations and statutes, finance and accounting concepts, and criminal investigations. Specialized concentration courses that focus on the investigation of money laundering, terrorist financing, and forensic accounting will give the students the skills critical to participating in financial investigations. Outcomes: Apply the knowledge and skills of finance, accounting, management, mathematics, criminal justice and the liberal arts to identify, resolve, and communicate relevant financial forensics Prepare, comprehend and interpret the required financial statements according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the importance of the moral standards embodied in professional codes of ethics for financial investigators Identify, formulate, and communicate the relevant financial investigation issues in post 911 era Demonstrate professional written and verbal communication skills Resolve complex problems independently and ethically Demonstrate knowledge of the psychological and sociological dimensions of human behavior and crime Demonstrate proficiency in the area of financial forensics Examine and integrate the emerging trends in fraud investigation Develop a plan for the detection and prevention of financial fraud Courses: Preparatory ENGL080
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IT080 MATH060 MATH080

Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra

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Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I INTD340 Career Planning IT190 Introduction to IT IT254 Spreadsheet Applications LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PHIL310 Ethics SCI205 Environmental Science SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 BADM350 BADM440 ECON202 MGMT235 MGMT345 ELE

Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III International Business Research Design Methods and Applications Microeconomics Business Law I Operations Management Select a minimum of 8 credit hours

Courses: Concentration ACCT300 Intermediate Accounting I ACCT305 Intermediate Accounting II ACCT320 Forensic Accounting ACCT325 Auditing ACCT351 Cost Accounting CJUS141 Introduction to Criminal Justice CJUS250 Homeland Security CJUS343 Criminology CJUS360 Legal Elements of Fraud CJUS380 White Collar and Financial Crimes CJUS385 Fraud Prevention & Deterrence FINC225 Financial Statement Analysis
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Money and Capital Markets Financial Institutions Financial Management International Finance Financial Investigation Technologies Financial Investigations Financial Statement Fraud Money Laundering Detection and Reporting

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Total Program Credits:

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Bachelor of Science in Financial Forensics


(Program delivered via Virtual Campus) As a result of recent financial scandals, reported increases in fraud in the workplace, and heightened concerns over money laundering and terrorist financing, legislative mandates have increased the demand for professionals who can detect and deter fraud within organizations. Each of the Big 4 Accounting firms is recruiting graduates with knowledge of forensic accounting. There is also a need for financial investigators at the SEC, FBI, and in private industry in response to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and other legislation. Landmark money laundering cases involving well known financial institutions are dominating the news, leading to congressional probes, stiffer examinations from regulatory committees, penalties and federal prosecutors applying criminal laws. Financial institutions are moving increasingly toward comprehensive compliance systems, in which oversight for Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering (BSA/AML) programs is centralized, providing greater control. Anti-money laundering (AML) is a growing industry, with an ever-increasing demand for experienced professionals. The Bachelor of Science in Financial Forensics (BSFF) degree for the Online platform is designed for students who wish to combine a solid foundation in Finance and Accounting with the knowledge and skills necessary to enter the field of financial investigations. Students will take classes that give them a solid foundation in financial regulations and statutes, finance and accounting concepts, and criminal investigations. Specialized concentration courses that focus on the investigation of money laundering, terrorist financing, and forensic accounting will give the students the skills critical to participating in financial investigations. Outcomes: Apply the knowledge and skills of finance, accounting, management, mathematics, criminal justice and the liberal arts to identify, resolve, and communicate relevant financial forensics Prepare, comprehend and interpret the required financial statements according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the importance of the moral standards embodied in professional codes of ethics for financial investigators Identify, formulate, and communicate the relevant financial investigation issues in post 911 era Demonstrate professional written and verbal communication skills
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Resolve complex problems independently and ethically Demonstrate knowledge of the psychological and sociological dimensions of human behavior and crime Demonstrate proficiency in the area of financial forensics Examine and integrate the emerging trends in fraud investigation Develop a plan for the detection and prevention of financial fraud 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 44 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Courses: General Education ENGL211 Professional Communications ENGL125 or ENGL125-L Real World Writing ENGL126 or ENGL126-L Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing With a Purpose LITR240 Literature: A Mirror of Life MATH105 or MATH105-L Real World Math MATH140 or MATH140-L Math for Professionals PBAD200 American Government SCI210 The Sciences: Inquiry, Innovation and Invention SOCL215 Sociology and Understanding Human Behavior: Groups UNIV100 or Building a Foundation for Student Success UNIV101 Building Your Success Strategy Plan UNIV201 Career Planning and Management Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 ACCT300 ACCT305 ACCT320 ACCT325 CJUS141 CJUS253 CJUS343 CJUS360 CJUS380 CJUS385 CSS150 ECO201 ECON202 FIN356 FINC225 FINC310 FINC350 FINC390 FINF320

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Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III Intermediate Accounting I Intermediate Accounting II Forensic Accounting Auditing Introduction to Criminal Justice Homeland Security Criminology Legal Elements of Fraud White Collar and Financial Crimes Fraud Prevention & Deterrence Introduction to Computer Security Macroeconomics Microeconomics International Finance Financial Statement Analysis Money and Capital Markets Financial Institutions Introduction to Corporate Finance Financial Investigation Technologies

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Financial Investigations Financial Statement Fraud Money Laundering Detection and Reporting Introduction to Networking Spreadsheet Applications Statistics: Data-Driven Decision Making Management Fundamentals The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 120

Select 16 credit hours of Accounting, Finance, or Criminal Justice courses

16 180

Bachelor of Science in Finance


The Bachelor of Science in Finance (BSFIN) degree builds a strong base of contemporary business skills, tools, techniques and technologies for a career in financial management, corporate finance, and financial analysis. You will become familiar with current approaches to financial planning and analysis, capital budgeting, money and capital markets, investments and securities, corporate risk management and financial markets and institutions. Outcomes: Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management. Demonstrate the critical skills necessary to solve business problems. Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance, accounting, and statistics to make effective decisions. Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices and strategic decision making. Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate. Act as a change agent to assist organizations, individuals, and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change. Employ tools, principles, and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace. Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment. Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in virtual teams. Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for one's own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve. Demonstrate the application of computer systems technology including spreadsheets, the Internet, search engines among others. Understand the role of capital markets in investment opportunities. Examine the financial performance of a firm based on its financial statements. Discuss the ethical ramifications of a firm's financial disclosure. Describe the functions and roles played by financial markets and institutions particularly as they relate to the flow of funds from lenders to borrowers within the global financial system. Evaluate the activities and impact of the U.S. treasury department, state and local governmental units'
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involvement in raising funds within the financial system. Discuss and evaluate the ethical, economic, demographic, social and technological forces reshaping financial institutions, financial markets and the financial system. Analyze the ways in which monetary policy can influence a nation's economic goals of achieving full employment, controlling inflation, sustaining adequate economic growth, and achieving a stable balance-of-payments position. 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 48 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 42

Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation IT080 Introduction to Computing MATH060 Pre-Algebra MATH080 Elementary Algebra Courses: General Education ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST210 World History and Culture I INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success INTD340 Career Planning IT254 Spreadsheet Applications LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 ECON201 ECON202 FINC225 MGMT115 MGMT225 MKTG225 MPM210

Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III Macroeconomics Microeconomics Financial Statement Analysis Introductory Business Practices Introduction to Business Law Introduction to Marketing Introduction to Project Management

Upper Level Core BADM305 Organizational Behavior ECON310 Global Managerial Economics FINC390 Introduction to Corporate Finance HRMT215 Management of Human Resources MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics
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MGM465 MGMT235 MGMT345 Concentration ACC341 FIN356 FINC310 FINC320 FINC330 FINC350 FINC415 FINC440 FINC445 FINC450 FINC455

Business Strategy Business Law I Operations Management

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Financial Accounting International Finance Money and Capital Markets Investments Risk Management Financial Institutions Advanced Corporate Finance Financial Modeling and Forecasting Derivatives Fixed Income Portfolio Analysis

Courses: Electives ELE Select a minimum of 12 credit hours Total Program Credits:

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair. Accounting courses at CTU meet the educational standards of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Students must meet the requirements of the State Board of Accounting in their states Application for CPA Licensure.

Bachelor of Science in Finance


(Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The Bachelor of Science in Finance (BSFIN) degree builds a strong base of contemporary business skills, tools, techniques and technologies for a career in financial management, corporate finance, and financial analysis. You will become familiar with current approaches to financial planning and analysis, capital budgeting, money and capital markets, investments and securities, corporate risk management and financial markets and institutions. Outcomes: Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management. Demonstrate the critical skills necessary to solve business problems. Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance, accounting, and statistics to make effective decisions. Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices and strategic decision making.
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Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate. Act as a change agent to assist organizations, individuals, and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change. Employ tools, principles, and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace. Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment. Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in virtual teams. Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for ones own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve. Demonstrate the application of computer systems technology including spreadsheets, the Internet, search engines among others. Understand the role of capital markets in investment opportunities. Examine the financial performance of a firm based on its financial statements. Discuss the ethical ramifications of a firms financial disclosure. Describe the functions and roles played by financial markets and institutions particularly as they relate to the flow of funds from lenders to borrowers within the global financial system. Evaluate the activities and impact of the U.S. treasury department, state and local governmental units involvement in raising funds within a financial system. Discuss and evaluate the ethical, economic, demographic, social and technological forces reshaping financial institutions, financial markets and the financial system. Analyze the ways in which monetary policy can influence a nations economic goals of achieving full employment, controlling inflation, sustaining adequate economic growth, and achieving a stable balance-of-payments position.

Courses: General Education ENGL211 Professional Communications ENGL125 or ENGL125-L Real World Writing ENGL126 or ENGL126-L Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing With a Purpose HIST125 American Culture in Transition IT254 Spreadsheet Applications LITR240 Literature: A Mirror of Life MATH105 or MATH105-L Real World Math MATH140 or MATH140-L Math for Professionals PSYC120 Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior: The Individual SOCL215 Sociology and Understanding Human Behavior: Groups UNIV100 or Building a Foundation for Student Success UNIV101 Building Your Success Strategy Plan UNIV201 Career Planning and Management

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 48

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Courses: Core ACCT201 Accounting I

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ACCT202 ACCT203 ECO201 ECON202 FINC225 MGM110 MGM225 MKT210 MPM210

Accounting II Accounting III Macroeconomics Microeconomics Financial Statement Analysis Principles of Business Introduction to Business Law Fundamentals of Marketing Introduction to Project Management

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 42

Courses: Upper Level Core ECON310 Global Managerial Economics FINC390 Introduction to Corporate Finance HRM315 Managing Human Resources MATH305 Statistics: Data-Driven Decision Making MGM335 Organizational Behavior Principles MGM340 Operations Management Principles MGM365 The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business MGM465 Business Strategy

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 34

Courses: Concentration ACC341 Financial Accounting FIN322 Investments FIN356 International Finance FINC310 Money and Capital Markets FINC350 Financial Institutions FINC355 Risk Management FINC415 Advanced Corporate Finance FINC440 Financial Modeling and Forecasting FINC445 Derivatives FINC450 Fixed Income FINC455 Portfolio Analysis

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 44

Courses: Electives ELE Select a minimum of 12 credit hours Total Program Credits:

12 180

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Bachelor of Science in Financial Planning


The Bachelor of Science in Financial Planning (BSFINP) program contains course work designed to familiarize our students with the many facets of financial planning. Among the areas to be explored will be: how to manage every day risks and how we can invest and utilize assets to meet individual financial goals. With the knowledge gained in this curriculum, our students will develop the necessary skills to enhance their ability to sit for the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) exam* and consider financial planning as a career. This expertise is in high demand in the workplace and is expected to be in high demand for many years to come. Students who become professional financial planners will gain a great deal of satisfaction from helping clients to organize and enhance their financial lives. Students will also benefit from the professional and personal relationships they will build with their clients and their clients families. Outcomes: Demonstrate a working knowledge of the values, skills, and techniques utilized in the personal financial planning process Apply the theories and strategies of personal financial planning as they relate to retirement and estate planning Demonstrate an understanding of the ever-changing financial services environment Model as a financial services professional, an awareness of the ethical and professional considerations in personal financial planning Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 64
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Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ECON202 Microeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I HIST250 or World Cultures and Values HIST310 World History and Culture II INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT190 Introduction to IT LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics PHIL310 Ethics PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology SCI205 Environmental Science SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology
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Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 ACCT361 ACCT362 BADM150 BADM305 BADM350 BADM440 BADM475 FINC225 FINC310 FINC350 FINC400 IT235 IT254 MGMT115 MGMT235 MGMT345 MKTG225 ELE

Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III Tax Accounting I Tax Accounting II Contemporary Business Trends Organizational Behavior International Business Research Design Methods and Applications Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship Financial Statement Analysis Money and Capital Markets Financial Institutions Financial Management Database Applications With Access Spreadsheet Applications Introductory Business Practices Business Law I Operations Management Introduction to Marketing Select a minimum of 8 credit hours

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 8 88 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 180

Courses: Concentration FINP300 Personal Financial Planning FINP310 Taxation in Financial Planning FINP315 Principles of Risk Management and Insurance FINP320 Investments FINP420 Employee Benefits and Retirement Planning FINP430 Estate Planning FINP450 Financial Planning Capstone Total Program Credits:

*Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. owns the certification mark CFP , certified financial planner and CFP (with flame logo) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete the CFP Boards initial and ongoing requirements. The CFP Board requirements include the completion of a bachelors degree from a regionally accredited college or university, and compliance with certain ethical standards as defined by the CFPs candidate fitness standards, and three years of relevant financial planning experience. Please visit cfp.net for more information. ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

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Bachelor of Science in Financial Planning


(2+2 AS to BS) (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The Bachelor of Science in Financial Planning (BSFINP) program for the Online platform contains course work designed to familiarize our students with the many facets of financial planning. Among the areas to be explored will be: how to manage every day risks and how we can invest and utilize assets to meet individual financial goals. With the knowledge gained in this curriculum, our students will develop the necessary skills to enhance their ability to sit for the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) exam* and consider financial planning as a career. This expertise is in high demand in the workplace and is expected to be in high demand for many years to come. Students who become professional financial planners will gain a great deal of satisfaction from helping clients to organize and enhance their financial lives. Students will also benefit from the professional and personal relationships they will build with their clients and their clients families. Outcomes: Demonstrate a working knowledge of the values, skills, and techniques utilized in the personal financial planning process Apply the theories and strategies of personal financial planning as they relate to retirement and estate planning Demonstrate an understanding of the ever-changing financial services environment Model as a financial services professional, an awareness of the ethical and professional considerations in personal financial planning Courses: Core ACCT201 or ELE ACCT202 or ELE ACCT203 or ELE ACCT361 ACCT362 ECO201 or ELE FIN356 FINC310 FINC350 FINC390 MATH305 MGM335 MGM340 MGM365 PHIL320 UNIV101 Accounting I Elective Accounting II Elective Accounting III Elective Tax Accounting I Tax Accounting II Macroeconomics Elective International Finance Money and Capital Markets Financial Institutions Introduction to Corporate Finance Statistics: Data-Driven Decision Making Organizational Behavior Principles Operations Management Principles The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business Ethics: The Hallmark of Leaders at All Levels Building Your Success Strategy Plan

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 64 4 4

Courses: Concentration FINP300 Personal Financial Planning FINP310 Taxation in Financial Planning
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FINP315 FINP320 FINP420 FINP430 FINP450

Principles of Risk Management and Insurance Investments Employee Benefits and Retirement Planning Estate Planning Financial Planning Capstone Associate Degree Completion

4 4 4 4 4 28 90 182

Total Program Credits:

*Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. owns the certification mark CFP , certified financial planner and CFP (with flame logo) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete the CFP Boards initial and ongoing requirements. The CFP Board requirements include the completion of a bachelors degree from a regionally accredited college or university, and compliance with certain ethical standards as defined by the CFPs candidate fitness standards, and three years of relevant financial planning experience. Please visit cfp.net for more information.

Bachelor of Science in Management


(2+2 Program AS to BS) Working professionals are increasingly called upon to perform key management functions, whether in small business settings (as proprietor, partner, or supervisor) or within a large company that provides a variety of supervisory or management positions to its technical staff. The Bachelor of Science in Management (BSM) program is designed to build upon this foundation by providing management specific skills and knowledge, at the upper division level, to help the student face the challenges of todays leadership environment and to be prepared for management promotion opportunities. Outcomes: Define and compare the basic functional areas of management and the critical skills necessary to solve business problems Categorize and differentiate the appropriate concepts and principles of finance, accounting, and statistics to make effective decisions Analyze and contrast the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices, human resources, and strategic decision making Investigate the legal and global environments in which businesses operate Utilize skills as a change agent to assist organizations, individuals, and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change Employ the tools, principles, and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams Courses: General Education Electives Students are required to have 24 credit hours in General Ed
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Courses: Core ACCT201 or ELE ACCT202 or ELE ACCT203 or ELE BADM350 BADM370 or ELE MGM465 FINC200 or ELE HRMT215 or ELE HRMT410 HRMT440 MATH306 or ELE MGMT345 MKTG225 or ELE MPM210 MGMT ELE

Accounting I Elective Accounting II Elective Accounting III Elective International Business Quality Management Elective Business Strategy Applied Finance and Managerial Accounting Elective Management of Human Resources Elective Training and Employee Development Managing Organizational Change Computer Assisted Statistics Elective Operations Management Introduction to Marketing Elective Introduction to Project Management 400-level Management Electives Associate Degree Completion

4 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 8 90 182

Total Program Credits:

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair. The student seeking a BSM degree must have an Associate degree in a related field from a two-year college. The general education core for CTU Bachelor of Science degrees must be met prior to graduation. These requirements may be met as a combination of courses completed as part of the Associate degree, additional transfer credit from outside institutions granted by CTU, and by additional coursework prescribed by CTU upon acceptance into the BSM program. BSM includes approximately 90 credit hours of transfer credit from an Associate Degree program. Students will be required to have 182 credits for graduation; a student could complete the degree program with more than 182 credits.

Bachelor of Science in Management


(2+2 Program-- AS to BS) (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) Working professionals are increasingly called upon to perform key management functions, whether in a small
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business setting (as proprietor, partner, or supervisor) or within a large company that provides a variety of supervisory or management positions to its technical staff. The Bachelor of Science in Management (BSM) program for the Online platform is designed to build upon this foundation by providing management skills and knowledge, at the upper division level, to help the student face the challenges of todays leadership environment and to be prepared for management promotion opportunities. Outcomes: Define and compare the basic functional areas of management and the critical skills necessary to solve business problems. Categorize and differentiate the appropriate concepts and principles of finance, accounting, and statistics to make effective decisions. Analyze and contrast the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices, human resources, and strategic decision making. Investigate the legal and global environments in which businesses operate. Utilize skills as a change agent to assist organizations, individuals, and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change. Employ the tools, principles, and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace. Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams. Courses: General Education ELE Students are required to have 24 credit hours in General Education courses Courses: Core Accounting I ACCT201 or ELE Elective ACCT202 or Accounting II ELE Elective ACCT203 or Accounting III ELE Elective FINC390 Introduction to Corporate Finance HRM315 or Managing Human Resources ELE Elective HRM445 or Organizational Change ELE Elective HRMT410 Training and Employee Development MATH305 or Statistics: Data-Driven Decision Making ELE Elective MGM340 Operations Management Principles MGM355 International Business Practices MGM375 Quality and Supply Chain Management MGM465 Business Strategy MKT210 or Fundamentals of Marketing ELE Elective MPM210 or Introduction to Project Management
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ELE BUS/MGMT ELE

Elective Select a minimum of 8 credit hours from Business or Management courses Associate Degree Completion

6 8 90 182

Total Program Credits:

The student seeking a BSM degree must have an Associate degree from an accredited university or college. The general education core for CTU Bachelor of Science degrees must be met prior to graduation. These requirements may be met as a combination of courses completed as part of the Associate degree, additional transfer credit from outside institutions granted by CTU, and by additional coursework prescribed by CTU upon acceptance into the BSM program. BSM includes approximately 90 credit hours of transfer credit from an Associate Degree program. Students will be required to have 182 credits for graduation; a student could complete the degree program with more than 182 credits.

Bachelor of Science in Project Management


The Bachelor of Science in Project Management (BSPM) degree is designed to provide you with the basic tools, techniques and skills needed to effectively organize and manage projects. The curriculum covers in details the process and knowledge areas defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI) in the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), the industry standard for project management. In addition, the program integrates business foundation courses with the theory and practice of project management in order to develop well-equipped and skilled project managers. The program utilizes a practical approach, helping to develop project team skills. Outcomes: Demonstrate knowledge of the basic functional areas of management Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations, employees, and co-workers Demonstrate the critical skills necessary to solve business problems Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance, accounting, and statistics to make effective decisions Understand the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices, human resources, and strategic decision making Understand the legal and global environments in which businesses operate Act as a change agent to assist organizations, individuals, and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change Employ tools, principles, and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace Participate as a collaborative solution finder in a team environment Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for ones own learning and the ability to assess and continuously improve Demonstrate the application of management information systems including spreadsheets and database applications Define a project, project management, and type of project structures, project life cycle phases,
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knowledge areas, and process Organize and staff a project office with appropriate structure, personnel and processes Explain cultural, legal, political, financial issues associated with managing a project in domestic and international environments Align project goals with the corporate strategic planning process Manage and integrate organizational programs and project portfolio Analyze project scope and identify project key tasks and stakeholders; manage scope changes Align project tasks into a project schedule, determine task time, order of precedence and resources required Construct and implement an approach for using contracting and procurement activities to fulfill project goals Create and implement a proactive risk management and quality plan. Assess potential and actual risks. Develop contingency plans English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 64 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080

Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT190 Introduction to IT IT254 Spreadsheet Applications LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PHIL310 Ethics PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology SCI205 Environmental Science Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 BADM150 BADM305 BADM350 BADM440

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Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III Contemporary Business Trends Organizational Behavior International Business Research Design Methods and Applications

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ECON202 FINC400 HIST250 or HIST310 HRMT215 HRMT440 MATH476 MGM465 MGMT235 MGMT345 MKTG225 MPM210 SCM210 SOCL101

Microeconomics Financial Management World Cultures and Values World History and Culture II Management of Human Resources Managing Organizational Change Quantitative Decision Making Business Strategy Business Law I Operations Management Introduction to Marketing Introduction to Project Management Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management Introduction to Sociology

4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 4 6 4 4 84 4 4 4 6 6 4 4 32 180

Courses: Concentration MPM344 Project Risk Management MPM346 Contracts and Procurement MPM357 Project Performance and Quality Assurance MPM434 Project Scheduling and Cost MPM468 HR Project Management PM220 or Project Management Tools MPM332 Organizational Leadership PM430 Project Management Capstone Total Program Credits:

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair. Registered by: Project Management Institute, Registered Education Provider. CTU is a recognized provider with the Project Management Institute (PMI) Educational Provider Program (PMI-R.E.P.). Bachelor of Science in Technology Management Effective January 2, 2011, this program is no longer available for future enrollments (2+2 ProgramAS or AAS to BS) (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) Technology professionals are increasingly called upon to perform key management functions, whether in a small business setting (as proprietor, partner, or supervisor) or within a large company that provides a variety of supervisory or management positions to its technical staff. The Bachelor of Science in Technology Management (BSTM) degree program for the Online platform recognizes the technical skill set acquired through the achievement of specific Associate of Applied Science degrees at selected institutions with which the University has articulation agreements. The program is designed to build upon this foundation by providing specific
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management skills, at the upper division level, to help the student face the challenges of todays technical leadership environment and to be prepared for management promotion or proprietorship opportunities. Outcome: Core Define and explain the basic functional areas of management and the critical skills necessary to solve business problems Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance, accounting, and statistics to make effective decisions Explain the impact a global and electronic marketplace has on management practices, human resources, and strategic decision making Comprehend the legal and global environments in which business operate Act as a change agent to assist organizations, individuals, and teams to adapt successfully to continuous change Employ tools, principles, and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace Demonstrate the ability to work comfortably and effectively in multicultural teams Courses: General Education ELE Students are required to have 26 credit hours in General Education courses Courses: Core ACCT201 or ELE ACCT202 or ELE ACCT203 or ELE FIN310 HRM315 HRM445 HRMT410 MGM310 MGM330 or ELE MGM335 MGM340 MGM375 MGM465 MKT210 MPM210

26 26 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 6 64 90 180

Accounting I or Elective Accounting II or Elective Accounting III or Elective Financial Management Principles Managing Human Resources Organizational Change Training and Employee Development E-Business Business Decision-Making or Elective Organizational Behavior Principles Operations Management Principles Quality and Supply Chain Management Business Strategy Fundamentals of Marketing Introduction to Project Management Associate Degree Completion

Total Program Credits:

Preparatory Requirements The student seeking a BSTM degree must have an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in a technology related field from a two-year college with which Colorado Technical University has an articulation agreement covering this specific degree opportunity. AAS degrees that are acceptable from a technology standpoint will be
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listed in the articulation agreement. The general education core for CTU Bachelor of Science degrees must be met prior to graduation. These requirements may be met as a combination of courses completed as part of the AAS degree, additional transfer credit from outside institutions granted by CTU, and by additional coursework prescribed by CTU upon acceptance into the BSTM program.

Associate of Science in Accounting


An increase in the number of businesses, changing financial laws and regulations, and increased scrutiny of company finances will spur the job growth of accountants and auditors. Increasingly, accountants also are assuming the role of a personal financial advisor. In response to market demand, these financial specialists will offer more financial management and consulting services as they take on a greater advisory role. In addition to openings resulting from growth, the need to replace accountants and auditors who retire or transfer to other occupations will produce numerous job openings. The Associate of Science in Accounting (ASACC) degree programs are designed to equip you with a variety of basic accounting skills that will be useful in an entry level accounting position. The curriculum provides you with an opportunity to develop your intellectual, interpersonal and communication skills that are needed to succeed in the business world. Outcomes: Identify and resolve complex accounting problems independently and ethically Demonstrate professional written and verbal communication skills Manage accounts for a small to medium-size organization Prepare financial statements for business needs Use accounting tools for decision making Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 44

Courses: General Education ECON202 Microeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT190 Introduction to IT LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra PSYC100 or Introduction to Psychology SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology
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Courses: Core FINC225 IT254 MGM255 MGM316 MGMT115 MGMT235

Financial Statement Analysis Spreadsheet Applications Management Fundamentals International Business Communications Introductory Business Practices Business Law I

4 4 4 4 4 4 24 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 92

Courses: Concentration ACCT201 Accounting I ACCT202 Accounting II ACCT203 Accounting III ACCT210 Computerized Accounting ACCT220 Introduction to Managerial & Cost Accounting ACCT225 Introduction to Tax Total Program Credits:

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair. Accounting courses at CTU meet the educational standards of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). The student who meets the unique requirements of the State Board of Accounting in their states Application for CPA Licensure is qualified to sit for the CPA exam.

Associate of Science in Accounting


(Program delivered via Virtual Campus) An increase in the number of businesses, changing financial laws and regulations, and increased scrutiny of company finances will spur the job growth of accountants and auditors. Increasingly, accountants also are assuming the role of a personal financial advisor. In response to market demand, these financial specialists will offer more financial management and consulting services as they take on a greater advisory role. In addition to openings resulting from growth (projected at 18 to 26 percent through 2014), the need to replace accountants and auditors who retire or transfer to other occupations will produce numerous job openings. The Associate of Science in Accounting (ASACC) degree program for the Online platform is designed to equip graduates with a variety of basic accounting skills that will be useful in an entry level accounting position. The curriculum provides students with an opportunity to develop intellectual, interpersonal and communication skills needed to succeed in the business world. Outcomes: Identify and resolve complex accounting problems independently and ethically Demonstrate professional written and verbal communication skills Manage accounts for a small to medium-size organization Prepare financial statements for business needs
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Use accounting tools for decision making 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 44 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 92

Courses: General Education ECON202 Microeconomics ENGL125 or ENGL125-L Real World Writing ENGL126 or ENGL126-L Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing With a Purpose ENGL211 Professional Communications HIST125 American Culture in Transition LITR240 Literature: A Mirror of Life MATH105 or MATH105-L Real World Math MATH140 or MATH140-L Math for Professionals PSYC120 Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior: The Individual UNIV100 or Building a Foundation for Student Success UNIV101 Building Your Success Strategy Plan UNIV201 Career Planning and Management Courses: Core FINC225 IT254 MGM255 MGM316 MGM110 MGMT235

Financial Statement Analysis Spreadsheet Applications Management Fundamentals International Business Communications Principles of Business Business Law I

Courses: Concentration ACCT201 Accounting I ACCT202 Accounting II ACCT203 Accounting III ACCT210 Computerized Accounting ACCT220 Introduction to Managerial & Cost Accounting ACCT225 Introduction to Tax Total Program Credits:

Accounting courses at CTU meet the educational standards of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). The student who meets the unique requirements of the State Board of Accounting in their states Application for CPA Licensure is qualified to sit for the CPA exam.

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Associate of Science in Business Administration


Management Concentration The Associate of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Management (ASBA-MGMT) degree is designed to provide a strong base consisting of business fundamentals that will prepare students to enter todays competitive business world. The program focuses on teaching students key business administration techniques, including critical-thinking and decision-making skills, and incorporates that knowledge with the communication skills every student needs to be successful. Students will gain practical, real-world knowledge from our professorsall with extensive business experience. Outcomes: Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamentals of management Apply appropriate concepts and principles of business administration to participate in effective, ethical decision making Explain the nature and role of business in global markets Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation IT080 Introduction to Computing MATH060 Pre-Algebra MATH080 Elementary Algebra Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST150 World History Since 1500 INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology

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Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 BADM305 BADM350 HIST250 HRMT215 IT190 IT254 MGMT115

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Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III Organizational Behavior International Business World Cultures and Values Management of Human Resources Introduction to IT Spreadsheet Applications Introductory Business Practices

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MKTG225 PSYC100 SCI205

Introduction to Marketing Introduction to Psychology Environmental Science

4 4 4 52

Courses: Electives ELE Select a minimum of 4 credit hours Total Program Credits:

4 92

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Associate of Science in Business Administration


(Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The Associate of Science in Business Administration (ASBA) degree program for the Online platform is designed to provide a strong base consisting of business fundamentals that will prepare students to enter todays competitive business world. The program focuses on teaching students key business administration techniques, including critical thinking and decision-making skills, and incorporates that knowledge with the communication skills every student needs to be successful. Students will gain practical, real-world knowledge from our professorsall with extensive business experience. Outcomes: Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamentals of management Apply appropriate concepts and principles of business administration to participate in effective, ethical decision making Explain the nature and role of business in global markets Courses: General Education ENGL211 Professional Communications ENGL125 or ENGL125-L Real World Writing ENGL126 or ENGL126-L Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing With a Purpose HIST125 American Culture in Transition LITR240 Literature: A Mirror of Life MATH105 or MATH105-L Real World Math MATH140 or MATH140-L Math for Professionals PSYC120 Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior: The Individual SCI210 The Sciences: Inquiry, Innovation and Invention SOCL215 Sociology and Understanding Human Behavior: Groups UNIV100 or Building a Foundation for Student Success UNIV101 Building Your Success Strategy Plan
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UNIV201 Courses: Core ACCT201 ECO201 ECON202 HRM210 MGM110 MGM225 MGM255 MKT210 MPM210 PFP110

Career Planning and Management

4 48 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 42 90

Accounting I Macroeconomics Microeconomics Introductory Human Resource Management Principles of Business Introduction to Business Law Management Fundamentals Fundamentals of Marketing Introduction to Project Management Personal Finance Concepts

Total Program Credits:

Associate of Science in Business Administration


Marketing Concentration Opportunities for marketing professionals are expected to increase by as much as 20 percent through 2010.* Marketing is the process of planning and executing the conception, pricing, promotion and distribution of ideas, goods and services to create exchanges that satisfy individual and organizational objectives. The Associate of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing program (ASBA-MKT) is designed to prepare you to understand and apply marketing, sales and management principles in order to contribute to organizational success. *U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Industry-Occupation Employment Matrix Outcomes: Explain the core areas of marketing within an organization Describe the universal marketing processes for consumers and organizational markets Utilize business computer applications and software to create and develop business/marketing documents and reports Analyze the benefits and consequences of marketing activities on the physical environment and on the lives of buyers Develop appropriate career and professional skills for the marketing field Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080
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English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra

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Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I HIST250 or World Cultures and Values HIST310 World History and Culture II INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT190 Introduction to IT IT254 Spreadsheet Applications LITR220 Values in World Literature SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 BADM150 ECON202 MATH143 MGMT115 PSYC100 SCI205

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 48 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 36 4 4 8 92

Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III Contemporary Business Trends Microeconomics Business Algebra Introductory Business Practices Introduction to Psychology Environmental Science

Courses: Concentration MKTG225 Introduction to Marketing MKTG320 Advertising and Public Relations Total Program Credits:

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Associate of Applied Science in Accounting


Effective July 26, 2011, this program is no longer available for future enrollments An increase in the number of businesses, changing financial laws and regulations, and increased scrutiny of company finances will spur the job growth of accountants and auditors. Increasingly, accountants also are assuming the role of a personal financial advisor. In response to market demand, these financial specialists will offer more financial management and consulting services as they take on a greater advisory role. In addition to
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openings resulting from growth, the need to replace accountants and auditors who retire or transfer to other occupations will produce numerous job opening. The Associate of Applied Science in Accounting (AASACC) degree programs are designed to equip you with a variety of basic accounting skills that will be useful in an entry level accounting position. The curriculum provides you with an opportunity to develop your intellectual, interpersonal and communication skills that are needed to succeed in the business world. Outcomes: Identify and resolve complex accounting problems independently and ethically Demonstrate professional written and verbal communication skills Manage accounts for a small to medium-size organization Prepare financial statements for business needs Use accounting tools for decision making Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 44 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 4 4 4

Courses: General Education ECON202 Microeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT190 Introduction to IT LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra PSYC100 or Introduction to Psychology SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology Courses: Core FINC225 IT254 MGM255 MGM316 MGMT115 MGMT235

Financial Statement Analysis Spreadsheet Applications Management Fundamentals International Business Communications Introductory Business Principles Business Law I

Courses: Concentration ACCT201 Accounting I ACCT202 Accounting II ACCT203 Accounting III


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ACCT210 ACCT220 ACCT225 Total Program Credits:

Computerized Accounting Introduction to Managerial and Cost Accounting Introduction to Tax

4 4 4 24 92

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair. Accounting courses at CTU meet the educational standards of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). The student who meets the unique requirements of the State Board of Accounting in their states Application for CPA Licensure is qualified to sit for the CPA exam.

Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration


Effective July 26, 2011, this program is no longer available for future enrollments Accounting Concentration An increase in the number of businesses, changing financial laws and regulations, and increased scrutiny of company finances will spur the job growth of accountants and auditors. Increasingly, accountants also are assuming the role of a personal financial advisor. In response to market demand, these financial specialists will offer more financial management and consulting services as they take on a greater advisory role. In addition to openings resulting from growth, the need to replace accountants and auditors who retire or transfer to other occupations will produce numerous job openings. The Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration (AASBA-ACC) degree programs are designed to equip you with a variety of basic accounting skills that will be useful in an entry level accounting position. The curriculum provides you with an opportunity to develop intellectual, interpersonal and communication skills that are needed to succeed in the business world. Outcomes: Apply the knowledge and skills of accounting, management, business mathematics, and the liberal arts to identify, resolve, and communicate relevant accounting issues Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the importance of the moral standards embodied in the professional code of ethics Demonstrate the ability to communicate in written and verbal modes of communication Manage a complete set of accounts for a small to moderate-size organization Show the ability to formulate and resolve complex problems independently and creatively Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080
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English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra

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Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I HIST250 or World Cultures and Values HIST310 World History and Culture II INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success MATH143 Business Algebra PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology SCI205 Environmental Science SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 ACCT300 ACCT305 BADM305 ECON202 ENGL210 FINC225 IT190 IT254 LITR220 MGMT115 Total Program Credits:

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 40 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 52 92

Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III Intermediate Accounting I Intermediate Accounting II Organizational Behavior Microeconomics Professional Speaking Financial Statement Analysis Introduction to IT Spreadsheet Applications Values in World Literature Introductory Business Practices

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair. Accounting courses at CTU meet the educational standards of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). The student who meets the unique requirements of the State Board of Accounting in their states Application for CPA Licensure is qualified to sit for the CPA exam.

Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration


Effective July 26, 2011, this program is no longer available for future enrollments Management Concentration The Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Management (AASBA-MGM) program serves to develop your capabilities so that you may enter the management of corporations, non-profit
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institutions and government agencies. Business managers formulate the policies and direct the operations of corporations, non-profit institutions and government agencies. Organizations require leaders in technical areas and in teambuilding supervision, coaching and problem solving. Outcomes: Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamentals of management Apply appropriate concepts and principles of business administration to participate in effective, ethical decision making Explain the nature and role of business in global markets Demonstrate professional written and verbal communication skills Compare and contrast the different forms (size, structure and legal entities) of businesses Utilize emerging technologies, considering the impact on organizations both internally and externally Discuss how HR and management skills can be used in organizational settings Discuss the regulatory environments impacting business Describe the functions of law in the United States Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4

Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I HIST250 or World Cultures and Values HIST310 World History and Culture II INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology SCI205 Environmental Science SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 BADM305 BADM350 HRMT215 IT190 IT235

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 44 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

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Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III Organizational Behavior International Business Management of Human Resources Introduction to IT Database Applications With Access

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Spreadsheet Applications Introductory Business Practices Introduction to Marketing Select a minimum of 4 credit hours

4 4 4 44 4 92

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration


Effective July 26, 2011, this program is no longer available for future enrollments Marketing Concentration Opportunities for marketing professionals are expected to increase by as much as 20 percent through 2010.* Marketing is the process of planning and executing the conception, pricing, promotion and distribution of ideas, goods and services to create exchanges that satisfy individual and organizational objectives. The Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing (ASBA-MKT) is designed to prepare you to understand and apply marketing, sales and management principles in order to contribute to organizational success. *U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Industry-Occupation Employment Matrix Outcomes: Explain the core areas of marketing within an organization Describe the universal marketing processes for consumers and organizational markets Utilize business computer applications and software to create and develop business/marketing documents and reports Analyze the benefits and consequences of marketing activities on the physical environment and on the lives of buyers Develop appropriate career and professional skills for the marketing field Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking
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HIST150 or HIST210 HIST250 or HIST310 INTD111 LITR220 MATH143 PSYC100 SCI205 SOCL101 Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 BADM150 ECON202 IT190 IT254 MGMT115

World History Since 1500 World History and Culture I World Cultures and Values World History and Culture II Creating Academic and Professional Success Values in World Literature Business Algebra Introduction to Psychology Environmental Science Introduction to Sociology

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 52 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 4 4 8 92

Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III Contemporary Business Trends Microeconomics Introduction to IT Spreadsheet Applications Introductory Business Practices

Courses: Concentration MKTG225 Introduction to Marketing MKTG320 Advertising and Public Relations Total Program Credits:

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair. Master of Science in Criminal Justice The Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ) is designed for criminal justice professionals seeking to advance their careers in law enforcement, corrections, court systems and academia. The curriculum serves as strong preparation for students interested in leadership and teaching roles in criminal justice. This program is designed specifically to develop the knowledge base and skills essential to those who will become the leaders in policy development, planning and decision making in the criminal justice system. The Master of Science in Criminal Justice reflects the balance needed for leadership, along with the information base necessary to enhance responsible policy-making. Outcomes: Core Discuss trends in the development of public policies in relation to criminal justice Apply policy analysis techniques to current issues facing criminal justice and juvenile justice
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Use research results to enhance problem solving and decision-making Explore proactive strategies that reflect responsible organizational values, ethics and diversity Examine how court rulings, public opinion, research findings, and legislative actions have influenced justice-related policies Analyze the realities of translating public policy into operational practice in the criminal justice system Evaluate the impact and cost-effectiveness of justice policies and organizational practices Identify innovative approaches for developing rational, fiscally responsible policy choices Apply leadership theories to the challenges faced by modern public safety Operational Human Resources Management Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making Graduate Research Methods 4 4 4 12 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 36 48

Courses: Core HRMT645 INTD670 MGMT605

Courses: Concentration CJUS600 Advanced Review of Criminal Justice CJUS615 Criminology and Public Policy CJUS620 Court Services Management CJUS625 Issues of Diversity in Criminal Justice CJUS630 Law Enforcement Management CJUS640 Corrections Management CJUS650 Terrorism and Homeland Security Management CJUS675 Special Topics in Criminal Justice CJUS685 Graduate Criminal Justice Capstone Total Program Credits

Preparatory Requirements The CTU Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree program is designed with an in-depth focus in the area of policy. Students from a non-criminal justice undergraduate background are required to successfully complete CJUS500 prior to taking CJUS600. Students who possess this background but need to refresh their knowledge of criminal justice concepts are encouraged to take CJUS500. This course is focused on giving students sufficient background on basic criminal justice concepts and terms common to the profession.

Bachelor of Science in Cybercrime Investigation


Computer-based crime has become an enormous global problem for business and law enforcement agencies at all levels. As a result, there is a growing need for individuals who combine criminal justice knowledge with computer technology skills to investigate this new and growing area of criminal activity. The Bachelor of Science in Cybercrime Investigation (BSCI) degree program is designed to equip graduates with a base of practical, real-world applications in the field of criminal justice with strong emphasis on foundational studies in the electronic criminal investigation of such crimes as fraud, identity theft, computer terrorism and other computer-related crimes that are committed in both a national and global environment. The investigation of computer-based crimes is not limited to federal, state, and local agencies, but is also increasing in organizations
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that conduct business in an electronic environment. Outcomes: Interpret the basic organizational structure and functionality of the criminal justice system Identify the phases of an ethical and legal criminal investigation conducted through the proper phases of the investigative process Explain the importance of security in an organization as well as an understanding of security architecture for common computer platforms and applications Analyze the relationship between criminal law, computer and cyber crime, and concepts for collecting, analyzing, recovering and preserving computer forensic evidence Define and explain the fundamentals of current computer networks and protocols of data communications Explain database concepts and capabilities of modern database systems, and apply those concepts in identifying the use of database systems in criminal activity Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080

English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra

4 4 4 4

Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST210 World History and Culture I HUMN200 Art and Music Appreciation INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT105 Information and Technology Literacy IT254 Spreadsheet Applications MATH143 Business Algebra MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PHIL310 Ethics PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology SCI205 Environmental Science

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 64

Courses: Core ACCT199 ACCT201 BADM305 CJUS141


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Special Topics in Accounting Accounting I Organizational Behavior Introduction to Criminal Justice

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CJUS250 CJUS365 CJUS375 CJUS440 CJUS448 CJUS475 or CJUS480 CS104 CS146 CSS150 CSS200 CSS350 CSS351 HRMT215 IT145 IT200 IT235 IT340 IT400 LITR220 PBAD201 PSYC336 PSYC436 SOCL101 SOCL350 SOCL356

Homeland Security Criminal Law Criminal Procedure The Laws of Evidence Criminal Investigation Internship Criminal Justice Capstone Problem Solving Concepts With C++ Introduction to UNIX Introduction to Computer Security Principles of Network Security Computer Forensics I Computer Forensics II Management of Human Resources Client/Server Operating Systems Introduction to Networking Database Applications With Access Client/Server System and Network Administration Information Technology Architectures Values in World Literature Public Administration Abnormal Psychology Introduction to Criminal Profiling Introduction to Sociology Social Psychology American Diversity

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 116 180

Total Program Credits:

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice


The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (BSCJ) degree program is designed for criminal justice professionals seeking to begin or advance a career in the law enforcement, corrections, or judicial fields. The curriculum serves as strong preparation for students interested in serving the diverse needs of the criminal justice system. It provides a solid foundation in the administration of justice, corrections, criminological theory, law adjudication, and law enforcement. The program emphasizes the development of communication skills and professional skills along with the technical knowledge that will prepare students for positions of responsibility and leadership within the criminal justice community. Outcomes: Demonstrate professional written and verbal communication skills
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Resolve complex problems independently and ethically Demonstrate knowledge of the psychological and sociological dimensions of human behavior and crime Identify and apply strategies in the areas of corrections and parole, including incarceration, community-based corrections and treatment of offenders Demonstrate proficiency in the area of crime scene investigation and forensics Examine and integrate the emerging trends in the criminal justice system English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 64 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
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Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080

Courses: General Education BIO122 Anatomy and Physiology ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST210 World History and Culture I INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT105 Information and Technology Literacy IT235 Database Applications With Access LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PHIL310 Ethics PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology Courses: Core ACCT201 BADM305 CJUS141 CJUS201 CJUS250 CJUS263 CJUS300 CJUS342 CJUS343 CJUS365 CJUS375 CJUS440 CJUS448 CJUS450 CJUS475 or

Effective January 8, 2012

Accounting I Organizational Behavior Introduction to Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Operations and Report Writing Homeland Security American Corrections Victimology Juvenile Delinquency Criminology Criminal Law Criminal Procedure The Laws of Evidence Criminal Investigation Forensic Criminology Internship

CJUS480 HIST310 HRMT215 HRMT430 HUMN200 INTD340 IT254 PBAD201 PM220 PSYC336 PSYC346 SOCL101 SOCL325 SOCL350 SOCL356 Total Program Credits:

Criminal Justice Capstone World History and Culture II Management of Human Resources Managing Diversity Art and Music Appreciation Career Planning Spreadsheet Applications Public Administration Project Management Tools Abnormal Psychology Forensic Psychology Introduction to Sociology Licit and Illicit Drugs Social Psychology American Diversity

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 116 180

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice


(Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (BSCJ) degree program is designed for criminal justice professionals seeking to begin or advance a career in the law enforcement, corrections, or judicial fields. The curriculum serves as strong preparation for students interested in serving the diverse needs of the criminal justice system. It provides a solid foundation in the administration of justice, corrections, criminological theory, law adjudication, and law enforcement. The program emphasizes the development of communication skills and professional skills along with the technical knowledge that will prepare students for positions of responsibility and leadership within the criminal justice community. Outcomes: Demonstrate professional written and verbal communication skills Resolve complex problems independently and ethically Demonstrate knowledge of the psychological and sociological dimensions of human behavior and crime Identify and apply strategies in the areas of corrections and parole, including incarceration, community-based corrections and treatment of offenders Demonstrate proficiency in the area of crime scene investigation and forensics Examine and integrate the emerging trends in the criminal justice system Courses: General Education ENGL211 Professional Communications ENGL125 or ENGL125-L Real World Writing ENGL126 or
Effective January 8, 2012

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ENGL126-L IT254 LITR240 MATH105 or MATH105-L MATH140 or MATH140-L MGM110 PBAD200 PSYC120 SCI210 SOCL215 UNIV100 or UNIV101 UNIV201 Courses: Core ACC310 CJUS141 CJUS201 CJUS253 CJUS260 CJUS263 CJUS275 CJUS280 CJUS285 CJUS290 CJUS343 CJUS375 CJUS399 CJUS440 CJUS448 CJUS450 CJUS482 CJUS483 HRM315 MPM210 MPM332 PBAD201 PSYC336 PSYC346 SOCL325 SOCL350 SOCL356

Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing With a Purpose Spreadsheet Applications Literature: A Mirror of Life Real World Math Math for Professionals Principles of Business American Government Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior: The Individual The Sciences: Inquiry, Innovation and Invention Sociology and Understanding Human Behavior: Groups Building a Foundation for Student Success Building Your Success Strategy Plan Career Planning and Management

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 56 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 4 6 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 112
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Accounting for Non-Accounting Majors Introduction to Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Operations and Report Writing Homeland Security Criminal Justice Ethics American Corrections Security Management Victimology Juvenile Delinquency Criminal Law Criminology Criminal Procedure Advanced Topics in Criminal Justice The Laws of Evidence Criminal Investigation Forensic Criminology Criminal Justice Capstone Criminal Justice Capstone II Managing Human Resources Introduction to Project Management Organizational Leadership Public Administration Abnormal Psychology Forensic Psychology Licit and Illicit Drugs Social Psychology American Diversity

Effective January 8, 2012

Courses: Electives ELE* Select a minimum of 12 credit hours of Criminal Justice courses Total Program Credits:

12 180

*Students will be required to complete courses SOC205 and CJUS141 before progressing to the elective courses

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice


Forensic Investigation Concentration The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with concentration in Forensic Investigation degree (BSCJ-FI) program is designed to provide a solid foundation in law enforcement, the courts, and corrections; it also equips the student with a foundational forensic investigative knowledge and skill base. Combining the best of theory and practice, the BSCJ with concentration in Forensic Investigation provides the student with exciting opportunities through lab and practicum experiences in the investigation of crimes and criminal profiling. Outcomes: Demonstrate professional written and verbal communication skills Resolve complex problems independently and ethically Demonstrate knowledge of the psychological and sociological dimensions of human behavior and crime Identify basic concepts relating to law enforcement, corrections, and the courts Demonstrate proficiency in crime scene investigation and forensics Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
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Courses: General Education BIO122 Anatomy and Physiology ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT105 Information and Technology Literacy IT254 Spreadsheet Applications LITR220 or Values in World Literature HUMN200 Art and Music Appreciation MATH143 Business Algebra MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PHIL310 Ethics
Effective January 8, 2012

PSYC100 SOCL101 Courses: Core BADM305 CJUS141 CJUS201 CJUS250 CJUS263 CJUS300 CJUS342 CJUS343 CJUS365 CJUS375 CJUS440 CJUS448 CJUS475 or CJUS480 HRMT310 PBAD200 PBAD201 PBAD301 PSYC336 PSYC436 SOCL350 SOCL356

Introduction to Psychology Introduction to Sociology

4 4 64 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 84 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 180

Organizational Behavior Introduction to Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Operations and Report Writing Homeland Security American Corrections Victimology Juvenile Delinquency Criminology Criminal Law Criminal Procedure The Laws of Evidence Criminal Investigation Internship Criminal Justice Capstone Human Resource Management American Government Public Administration Grant Writing Basics Abnormal Psychology Introduction to Criminal Profiling Social Psychology American Diversity

Courses: Concentration CJFI360 Introduction to Criminalistics CJFI410 Advanced Crime Scene Forensics CJFI420 Forensic Photography & Crime Scene Documentation CJFI430 Medico-Legal Death Investigations CJFI440 Bones, Bugs & Teeth The Recovery of Human Remains CJFI451 Introduction to Ridgeology CJUS460 Interview and Interrogation ELE Select 4 credit hours of electives from the list provided Total Program Credits: Courses: Elective Choices CHE105 Introduction to Chemistry CJFI455 Courtroom Presentation of Scientific Evidence CJFI456 Forensic Investigation of Dynamic Events CJFI457 Taphonomy Applied Decomposition Research
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Study of Alcohol Use and Abuse White Collar and Financial Crimes Survival Spanish

5 4 4

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice


Homeland Security and Emergency Management Concentration (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) To help students prepare to play a role in the vital effort to protect our nation, CTU developed the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Homeland Security and Emergency Management (BSCJ-HEM) program for the Online platform with the guidance of the Center for Homeland Defense and Security, Naval Postgraduate School. Its All-Hazards approach to Homeland Security training and education is designed to help students acquire an in-depth understanding of emergency management, technology, communications, intelligence, critical infrastructure, terrorism, and other knowledge needed in a wide range of government and private organizations. Students will also have the opportunity to develop essential skills in ethics, critical thinking, and strategic planning. Outcomes: Apply the fundamentals of homeland security and emergency management to create plans, analyze risk, and propose solutions. Perform risk analysis and create emergency plans and strategic communications plans as they apply to Homeland Security and Emergency Management. Apply fundamental concepts of Constitutional Law and Public Policy to Homeland Security and Emergency Management. Utilize fundamental concepts of research and analysis as they apply to Homeland Security and Emergency Management. Demonstrate knowledge of Technology and Critical Infrastructure protection as they apply to Homeland Security and Emergency Management. Apply strategies in the areas of intelligence, terrorism and counterterrorism to Homeland Security and Emergency Management case scenarios. Apply concepts of ethics and diversity as they relate to homeland security and emergency management. Consolidate and utilize ideas across a range of disciplines, including sociology, politics, and science, among others. Courses: General Education ENGL211 Professional Communications ENGL125 or ENGL125-L Real World Writing ENGL126 or ENGL126-L Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing With a Purpose ENGL205 Technical Writing and Speaking HIST125 American Culture in Transition LITR240 Literature: A Mirror of Life MATH105 or MATH105-L Real World Math
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MATH140 or MATH140-L MATH305 MGM110 MGM335 PBAD200 PSYC120 SCI210 SOCL215 UNIV100 or UNIV101 UNIV201 Courses: Core CJUS141 CJUS253 CJUS260 CJUS290 CJUS343 CJUS375 HLS110 HLS120 HLS200 HLS210 HLS300 HLS305 HLS310 HLS315 HLS320 HLS325 HLS330 HLS340 HLS350 HLS360 HLS400 HLS410 HLS420 HLS430 HLS450 HLS460 HLS470 HLS480

Math for Professionals Statistics: Data-Driven Decision Making Principles of Business Organizational Behavior Principles American Government Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior: The Individual The Sciences: Inquiry, Innovation and Invention Sociology and Understanding Human Behavior: Groups Building a Foundation for Student Success Building Your Success Strategy Plan Career Planning and Management

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 68 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
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Introduction to Criminal Justice Homeland Security Criminal Justice Ethics Criminal Law Criminology Criminal Procedure Terrorism: Origins, Ideologies and Goals Introduction to Emergency Management Introduction to Homeland Security Strategy Introduction to Homeland Security and Emergency Management Technologies and Applications HR and Administrative Issues in Homeland Security and Emergency Management Understanding Critical Infrastructures Comparative Approaches to Event Management Interagency Relationships in Homeland Security Private Sector Role in Homeland Security Research Methodology and Policy Analysis Advanced Application of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Technologies Emergent Topics in Homeland Security and Emergency Management Introduction to Intelligence Counterintelligence Constitutional Law and Public Policy Analysis The Psychology of Fear Management and Terrorism Strategic Planning and Budgeting for Homeland Security and Emergency Management Planning for Homeland Security and Emergency Management Local Emergency Management and Civil Preparedness Advanced Application of Intelligence in Homeland Security Evaluating Risk in Critical Infrastructure Knowledge Into Practice: Communications and

Emergency Planning Total program credits:

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Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice


Human Services Concentration The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with concentration in Human Services (BSCJ-HS) is designed to provide a solid foundation in law enforcement, the courts, and corrections, while equipping the student with a Human Services core that will prepare the student for Human Services work in the Criminal Justice context. Special emphasis is placed on working with youth. Additionally, the student will complete the coursework needed for professional work in chemical dependency. Students will also have the opportunity to gain valuable experience provided through the Internship component of the program. Outcomes: Demonstrate professional written and verbal communication skills Resolve complex problems independently and ethically Demonstrate knowledge of the psychological and sociological dimensions of human behavior and crime Demonstrate competency in the key areas of the criminal justice system Demonstrate knowledge of the core activities and skills of the Human Services professional in the context of the criminal justice system Demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills of the chemical dependency professional Examine and integrate the emerging trends in the criminal justice system Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080

English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra

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Courses: General Education BIO122 Anatomy and Physiology ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT105 Information and Technology Literacy IT254 Spreadsheet Applications LITR220 or Values in World Literature HUMN200 Art and Music Appreciation MATH143 Business Algebra MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices
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Introduction to Psychology Introduction to Sociology

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Courses: Core CJUS141 CJUS201 CJUS250 CJUS263 CJUS300 CJUS342 CJUS343 CJUS365 CJUS375 CJUS440 CJUS460 CJUS475 or CJUS480 PBAD200 PBAD201 PBAD301 PSYC336 SOCL350 SOCL356

Introduction to Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Operations and Report Writing Homeland Security American Corrections Victimology Juvenile Delinquency Criminology Criminal Law Criminal Procedure The Laws of Evidence Interview and Interrogation Internship Criminal Justice Capstone American Government Public Administration Grant Writing Basics Abnormal Psychology Social Psychology American Diversity

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 72

Courses: Concentration CJHS300 Human Service Practice in the Criminal Justice Setting CJHS311 Study of Alcohol Use and Abuse CJHS315 Child Abuse CJHS320 Alcohol & Drug Treatment Continuum CJHS325 Drug Use and Abuse CJHS337 Ethics for the CD Counselor CJHS399 Chemical Dependency Elective - Special Topics CJHS411 Foundations of Individual Counseling CJHS421 Foundations of Group Counseling CJHS425 Introduction to Family Counseling PSYC301 Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

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Total Program Credits:

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Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice


Human Services Concentration (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with concentration in Human Services (BSCJ-HS) program for the Online platform is designed to provide a solid foundation in law enforcement, the courts, and corrections, while equipping the student with a Human Services core that will prepare the student for Human Services work in the Criminal Justice context. Special emphasis is placed on working with youth. Additionally, the student will complete the coursework needed for professional work in chemical dependency. Outcomes: Demonstrate professional written and verbal communication skills Resolve complex problems independently and ethically Demonstrate knowledge of the psychological and sociological dimensions of human behavior and crime Demonstrate competency in the key areas of the criminal justice system Demonstrate knowledge of the core activities and skills of the Human Services professional in the context of the criminal justice system Demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills of the chemical dependency professional Examine and integrate the emerging trends in the criminal justice system Courses: General Education ENGL211 Professional Communications ENGL125 or ENGL125-L Real World Writing ENGL126 or ENGL126-L Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing With a Purpose IT254 Spreadsheet Applications LITR240 Literature: A Mirror of Life MATH105 or MATH105-L Real World Math MATH140 or MATH140-L Math for Professionals MGM110 Principles of Business PBAD200 American Government PSYC120 Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior: The Individual SCI210 The Sciences: Inquiry, Innovation and Invention SOCL215 Sociology and Understanding Human Behavior: Groups UNIV100 or Building a Foundation for Student Success UNIV101 Building Your Success Strategy Plan UNIV201 Career Planning and Management Courses: Core CJHS480 CJUS141 CJUS201 CJUS253 CJUS260 CJUS263 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 56 4 4 4 4 4 4

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CJ Human Services Capstone Introduction to Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Operations and Report Writing Homeland Security Criminal Justice Ethics American Corrections

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CJUS280 CJUS285 CJUS290 CJUS343 CJUS375 CJUS440 CJUS460 PBAD201 PBAD301 PSYC336 SOCL350 SOCL356

Victimology Juvenile Delinquency Criminal Law Criminology Criminal Procedure The Laws of Evidence Interview and Interrogation Public Administration Grant Writing Basics Abnormal Psychology Social Psychology American Diversity

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Courses: Concentration CJHS300 Human Service Practice in the Criminal Justice Setting CJHS311 Study of Alcohol Use and Abuse CJHS315 Child Abuse CJHS320 Alcohol & Drug Treatment Continuum CJHS325 Drug Use and Abuse CJHS337 Ethics for the CD Counselor CJHS399 Chemical Dependency Elective - Special Topics CJHS411 Foundations of Individual Counseling CJHS421 Foundations of Group Counseling CJHS425 Introduction to Family Counseling PSYC301 Child and Adolescent Psychopathology Total Program Credits:

Bachelor of Science in Court Reporting


The Bachelor of Science in Court Reporting (BSCR) degree program offers those who are looking for a career inside the courts and law community an exciting combination of reporting skills, business background, and communication expertise that will maximize career opportunities available for court reporting and free- lancing along with laying a foundation for closed captioning work as well. Judges and lawyers rely on court reporters to provide the authoritative record in court proceedings. The programs emphasis on communication skills, management, and professional skills along with technical knowledge and expertise will prepare you for positions of responsibility in the day- to- day workings of the legal system. Outcomes: Demonstrate professional written and verbal communication skills Resolve complex problems in the reporting profession independently and ethically Read and write stenography in realtime on a computer-compatible stenography machine with proficiency and accuracy Identify the components of a transcription production business, such as transcript format and filing
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requirements, and billing procedures Identify the responsibilities of the court reporter in a variety of settings Demonstrate appropriate knowledge of the courts and the civil and criminal systems of law Prepare accurate transcripts for a variety of court proceedings that includes multiple speakers, witnesses, and technical material utilizing a CAT system Identify and demonstrate the roles and responsibilities of the reporting professional as applied in the practicum setting Use technology appropriate to the court reporting profession Write and transcribe a simulated RPR skills test at the following speeds: 225 wpm testimony, 200 wpm jury charge, and 180 wpm literary with 97% accuracy

Admission Requirements 1. Accuplacer score of 88 on English exam. Prior to admission to the Court Reporting program, applicants must demonstrate an Accuplacer score of 88 in the English exam. If the score is less than 88, the student shall take and must successfully pass ENGL080 with a C or better. Upon successful completion of ENGL080, the student shall retake the Accuplacer exam to achieve a score of 88. Failure to achieve a score of 88 on the Accuplacer after the second attempt (after taking ENGL080) will result in denial of admission to the Court Reporting program. 2. Type 40 words per minute. Students attempting admission to the Court Reporting program will complete admission criteria prior to starting CRPT100-Realtime Theory I. Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation MATH060 Pre-Algebra MATH080 Elementary Algebra Courses: General Education BIO122 Anatomy and Physiology ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT105 Information and Technology Literacy IT254 Spreadsheet Applications LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PHIL310 Ethics PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology Courses: Core ACCT201 Accounting I
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CJUS365 CJUS440 ECON201 HSS121 INTD340 PALS225 PALS230 PALS325 PBAD200 SOCL356

Criminal Law The Laws of Evidence Macroeconomics Medical Terminology Career Planning Civil Litigation I Contract Law Civil Litigation II American Government American Diversity

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Courses: Concentration CRPT100 Realtime Theory I CRPT102 Realtime Theory II CRPT104 Realtime Theory III CRPT200 Realtime Writing I CRPT201 Vocabulary for Court Reporters CRPT202 Realtime Writing II CRPT250 Punctuation and Proofreading CRPT300 Realtime Writing III CRPT302 Realtime Writing IV CRPT350 Legal Procedures and Terminology CRPT400 Realtime Writing V CRPT405 Computer-Aided Transcription CRPT410 Realtime Writing VI CRPT414 Reporting Procedures and Business Applications CRPT450 Realtime Writing VII CRPT460 Realtime Writing VIII CRPT475 Internship/Externship Courses: Electives ELE Select a minimum of 8 credit hours from upper division courses Total Program Credits:

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies


The Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies degree (BSPS) provides the student with advanced study in critical areas of legal work along with the technical and communication skills necessary for success in this competitive field. The BSPS will prepare students for a life-long career working in the legal community and is an excellent choice for those considering law school in the future.
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Outcomes: Analyze complex facts Demonstrate a well-rounded knowledge base in key areas of law Demonstrate competence in legal research and writing Distinguish the role of the paralegal from the lawyer and the ethical guidelines for paralegal Demonstrate knowledge of the legal processes and the courts Demonstrate proficiency in tasks common to paralegal practice such as client interviews, fact gathering, document preparation, and case management Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080

English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra

4 4 4 4

Courses: General Education BIO122 Anatomy and Physiology ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT105 Information and Technology Literacy IT254 Spreadsheet Applications LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PHIL310 Ethics SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 60

Courses: Core ACCT201 CJUS365 CJUS375 CJUS440 CJUS448 HRMT310 HRMT330 HSS121 HSS300
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Accounting I Criminal Law Criminal Procedure The Laws of Evidence Criminal Investigation Human Resource Management HRM Legal Environment Medical Terminology Healthcare Law and Regulations

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INTD340 LANG100 PBAD200 SOCL356

Career Planning Survival Spanish American Government American Diversity

4 4 4 4 52

Courses: Concentration PALS200 Introduction to Paralegal Practice & Ethics PALS215 Legal Research & Writing PALS216 Legal Technology PALS225 Civil Litigation I PALS226 Torts PALS230 Contract Law PALS250 Commercial Law PALS265 Property / Real Estate PALS275 Family Law PALS285 Trusts, Wills & Estates PALS315 Advanced Legal Research & Writing PALS325 Civil Litigation II PALS330 Paralegal Studies Practicum PALS400 Uniform Commercial Code and Securities Regulations PALS425 Debtor/Creditor PALS450 Intellectual Property PALS475 or Internship PALS480 Capstone

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 68 180

Total Program Credits:

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Associate of Science in Criminal Justice


The Associate of Science in Criminal Justice (ASCJ) program is designed to prepare graduates to enter into the criminal justice profession in a variety of first-tier positions. Students will be exposed to the foundational areas of the discipline: investigation and law enforcement, law and courts, and corrections and parole. The program also addresses juvenile delinquency and the juvenile justice system. Outcomes: Describe and explain the fundamental concepts and elements of the criminal justice system Identify different forms of human behavior within the context of the criminal justice system Demonstrate effective writing skills Explain diversity and ethics within society
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Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation IT080 Introduction to Computing MATH060 Pre-Algebra MATH080 Elementary Algebra Courses: General Education ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT105 Information and Technology Literacy LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology

4 4 4 4

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32

Courses: Core BADM305 BIO122 CJUS141 CJUS201 CJUS250 CJUS263 CJUS300 CJUS342 CJUS365 ECON201 ENGL200 HUMN200 IT235 IT254 SOCL101

Organizational Behavior Anatomy and Physiology Introduction to Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Operations and Report Writing Homeland Security American Corrections Victimology Juvenile Delinquency Criminal Law Macroeconomics Professional Writing Art and Music Appreciation Database Applications With Access Spreadsheet Applications Introduction to Sociology

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 60 92

Total Program Credits:

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Associate of Science in Criminal Justice Effective November 14, 2010, this program is no longer available for future enrollments (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The Associate of Science in Criminal Justice (ASCJ) degree program for the Online platform is designed to prepare graduates to enter into the criminal justice profession in a variety of first-tier positions. Students will be exposed to the foundational areas of the discipline: investigation and law enforcement, law and courts, and corrections and parole. The program also addresses juvenile delinquency and the juvenile justice system. Outcome: Core Describe and explain the fundamental concepts and elements of the criminal justice system Identify different forms of human behavior within the context of the criminal justice system Demonstrate effective writing skills Explain diversity and ethics within society Courses: General Education ENG111 English Composition I ENG112 English Composition II ENG210 Professional Communications LTR215 World Literature MAT105 Business Math MAT143 Business Algebra PBAD200 American Government PSY105 Psychology SCI205 Environmental Science SOC205 Sociology UNIV101 Building Your Success Strategy Plan INTD241 Career Planning and Professional Skills Courses: Core CJUS141 CJUS201 CJUS253 CJUS260 CJUS263 CJUS275 CJUS280 CJUS285 CJUS290 MPM210 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 48 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 42 90

Introduction to Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Operations and Report Writing Homeland Security Criminal Justice Ethics American Corrections Security Management Victimology Juvenile Delinquency Criminal Law Introduction to Project Management

Total Program Credits:

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Associate of Science in Court Reporting


The Associate of Science in Court Reporting (ASCR) degree will train the student in the skills necessary to enter a career in the heart of the legal system. The student will acquire the basic, entry-level proficiencies needed to work as a free-lance court reporter or a court reporter within the court systems. Additionally, the ASCR degree will introduce the student to closed-captioning and other business opportunities. This extended Associate degree will help ensure that the student is able to spend the time needed to gain the accuracy and proficiency for certification and allows the student to proceed directly to the completion of a Bachelors degree. Outcomes: Demonstrate professional written and verbal communication skills Read and write stenography in realtime on a computer-compatible stenography machine with proficiency and accuracy Identify the components of a transcription production business such as transcript format and filing requirements, and billing procedures Identify the responsibilities of the court reporter in a variety of settings Demonstrate entry level understanding of the courts and the civil and criminal systems of law Prepare accurate transcripts for a variety of court proceedings that includes multiple speakers, witnesses, and technical material utilizing a CAT system Identify and demonstrate the roles and responsibilities of the reporting professional as applied to the practicum setting Use technology appropriate to the court reporting profession Write and transcribe a simulated RPR skills test at the following speeds: 225 wpm testimony, 200 wpm jury charge, and 180 wpm literary with 97% accuracy Admission Requirements 1. Accuplacer score of 88 on English exam. Prior to admission to the Court Reporting program, applicants must demonstrate an Accuplacer score of 88 in the English exam. If the score is less than 88, the student shall take and must successfully pass ENGL080 with a C or better. Upon successful completion of ENGL080, the student shall retake the Accuplacer exam to achieve a score of 88. Failure to achieve a score of 88 on the Accuplacer after the second attempt (after taking ENGL080) will result in denial of admission to the Court Reporting program. 2. Type 40 words per minute. Students attempting admission to the Court Reporting program will complete admission criteria prior to starting CRPT100-Realtime Theory I. Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation MATH060 Pre-Algebra MATH080 Elementary Algebra Courses: General Education BIO122 Anatomy and Physiology ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT105 Information and Technology Literacy
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MATH143 MGMT115 SOCL101 Courses: Core CJUS365 CJUS440 HSS121 PALS225 PBAD200

Business Algebra Introductory Business Practices Introduction to Sociology

4 4 4 32 4 4 4 4 4 20 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 64 120

Criminal Law The Laws of Evidence Medical Terminology Civil Litigation I American Government

Courses: Concentration CRPT100 Realtime Theory I CRPT102 Realtime Theory II CRPT104 Realtime Theory III CRPT200 Realtime Writing I CRPT201 Vocabulary for Court Reporters CRPT202 Realtime Writing II CRPT250 Punctuation and Proofreading CRPT300 Realtime Writing III CRPT302 Realtime Writing IV CRPT350 Legal Procedures and Terminology CRPT400 Realtime Writing V CRPT405 Computer-Aided Transcription CRPT410 Realtime Writing VI CRPT414 Reporting Procedures and Business Applications CRPT450 Realtime Writing VII CRPT460 Realtime Writing VIII CRPT475 Internship/Externship Total Program Credits:

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies


The Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies degree (ASPS)is designed specifically to develop the organizational, research, writing, critical thinking, and communication skills necessary to paralegal work in addition to providing a foundation of legal knowledge. Students will be trained in the skills and knowledge required for providing quality legal assistance to the increasing number of organizations and law firms needing such services.

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Outcomes: Apply the ethical obligations of paralegals Identify resources for continuing professional development and lifelong learning Apply fundamental legal concepts governing substantive and procedural areas of law Create and execute a legal research plan Compose organized and well-written correspondence, memoranda, briefs, and other legal documents Employ effective written and oral communication skills Utilize technology and applications commonly found in legal practice Complete assigned tasks in accordance with applicable office procedures and practices Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation IT080 Introduction to Computing MATH060 Pre-Algebra MATH080 Elementary Algebra Courses: General Education ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II HIST210 World History and Culture I INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT105 Information and Technology Literacy LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra

4 4 4 4

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28

Courses: Core ACCT201 CJUS365 MGMT115 PBAD200

Accounting I Criminal Law Introductory Business Practices American Government

4 4 4 4 16

Courses: Concentration PALS200 Introduction to Paralegal Practice & Ethics PALS215 Legal Research & Writing PALS216 Legal Technology PALS225 Civil Litigation I PALS226 Torts PALS230 Contract Law PALS250 Commercial Law PALS265 Property / Real Estate PALS275 Family Law
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PALS285 PALS325 PALS330

Trusts, Wills & Estates Civil Litigation II Paralegal Studies Practicum

4 4 4 48 92

Total Program Credits:

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair. Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies Effective October 3, 2010, this program is no longer available for future enrollments (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies (ASPS) degree program for the Online platform is designed specifically to develop the organizational, research, writing, critical thinking, and communication skills necessary to paralegal work in addition to providing a foundation of legal knowledge. Students will be trained in the skills and knowledge required for providing quality legal assistance to the increasing number of organizations and law firms needing such services. Outcome: Core Apply the ethical obligations of paralegals Identify resources for continuing professional development and lifelong learning Apply fundamental legal concepts governing substantive and procedural areas of law Create and execute a legal research plan Compose organized and well-written correspondence, memoranda, briefs, and other legal documents Employ effective written and oral communication skills Utilize technology and applications commonly found in legal practice Complete assigned tasks in accordance with applicable office procedures and practices Courses: General Education ENG111 English Composition I ENG112 English Composition II ENG210 Professional Communications UNIV101 Building Your Success Strategy Plan INTD241 Career Planning and Professional Skills LTR215 World Literature MAT105 Business Math MAT143 Business Algebra PBAD200 American Government SCI205 Environmental Science Courses: Core CJUS290 Criminal Law PALS200 Introduction to Paralegal Practice & Ethics
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PALS215 PALS216 PALS220 PALS225 PALS226 PALS230 PALS250 PALS265 PALS275 PALS285 PALS325

Legal Research & Writing Legal Technology Legal Research & Writing II Civil Litigation I Torts Contract Law Commercial Law Property / Real Estate Family Law Trusts, Wills & Estates Civil Litigation II

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 52 92

Total Program Credits: Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice

Effective July 26, 2011, this program is no longer available for future enrollments The Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice (AASCJ) program is designed to prepare graduates to enter into the criminal justice profession in a variety of first-tier positions. Students will be exposed to the foundational areas of the discipline: investigation and law enforcement, law and courts, and corrections and parole. The program also addresses juvenile delinquency and the juvenile justice system. Outcomes: Describe and explain the fundamental concepts and elements of the criminal justice system Identify different forms of human behavior within the context of the criminal justice system Demonstrate effective writing skills Explain diversity and ethics within society Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation IT080 Introduction to Computing MATH060 Pre-Algebra MATH080 Elementary Algebra Courses: General Education ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT105 Information and Technology Literacy LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology
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Courses: Core BADM305 BIO122 ECON201 ENGL200 HUMN200 IT235 IT254 SOCL101

Organizational Behavior Anatomy and Physiology Macroeconomics Professional Writing Art and Music Appreciation Database Applications With Access Spreadsheet Applications Introduction to Sociology

Courses: Concentration CJUS141 Introduction to Criminal Justice CJUS201 Law Enforcement Operations and Report Writing CJUS250 Homeland Security CJUS263 American Corrections CJUS300 Victimology CJUS342 Juvenile Delinquency CJUS365 Criminal Law Total Program Credits:

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 92

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering


The Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering (BSCE) degree program is designed to prepare graduates to enter one of the newest and most exciting engineering fields. Computer engineers are not only involved in the design of the computer hardware essential to todays world, they may be called on to develop software, program microprocessors, or design wired or wireless networks. The BSCE program at the CTU Colorado Springs campus is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 telephone (410)347-7700. The educational objectives of the BSCE program are to provide graduates with: 1) the discipline and expertise to a sufficient degree to be productive, entry-level computer engineers within the industry; and 2) academic preparation for entry into the Master of Science in Computer Engineering (MSCE) program. Outcomes: An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability An ability to function on mutidisciplinary teams An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
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An ability to communicate effectively The broad education necessary to understanding the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning. A knowledge of contemporary issues An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice Problem Solving Concepts With C++ English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra College Algebra Trigonometry Pre-Calculus 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 4 4 4 66 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Courses: Preparatory CS104 ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 MATH103 MATH104 MATH115

Courses: General Education CHE105 Introduction to Chemistry CS115 Programming With C++ ECON201 Macroeconomics EM208 Web Development I ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL210 Professional Speaking ENGL240 Professional Communication for Technical Careers HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I INTD121 Introduction to the Design Process LITR220 or Values in World Literature HUMN200 Art and Music Appreciation MATH201 Calculus I MATH202 Calculus II PHIL340 Ethics for the Technology Age PM220 Project Management Tools PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology Courses: Core CE242 CE412 CS146 CS215 CS230 CS340 CS366 CS376 EE110

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Computer Architecture Advanced Computer Architecture Introduction to UNIX Intermediate C++ Programming Data Structures Operating Systems Software Engineering Methods Object Oriented Methods Introduction to Engineering

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EE221 EE252 EE312 EE325 EE331 EE341 EE352 EE375 EE472 EE490 EE491 IT200 MATH200 MATH302 MATH304 MATH366 PHY211 PHY212 PHY350 Total Program Credits:

Circuit Analysis I Digital Design I Embedded Microcontrollers CMOS Design Circuit Analysis II Advanced Circuit Analysis Digital Design II Electronic Design I Advanced Digital System Design Product Design I Product Design II Introduction to Networking Discrete Mathematics Differential Equations Linear Algebra Probability and Statistics Physics I - Mechanics Physics II Heat, Light and Sound Solid State Physics

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ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair. THE COLORADO SPRINGS CAMPUS IS AFFILIATED WITH: Technology. The Accreditation Board for Engineering and

The BSCE program at the CTU Colorado Springs campus is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 telephone: (410) 347-7700.

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science


According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, computer science and software engineering are among the fastest growing career fields in the United States. Technology is pervasive and will continue to touch our lives on a daily basis. The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BSCS) program contains a set of core courses which are designed to provide an understanding of the varied aspects of technology, operating systems and networking, as well as knowledge of computer system architecture and the software system engineering process. Outcomes: Program in at least one high level programming language using programming fundamentals, abstraction modeling for problem solving, algorithms, data structures, and complexity Examine computer architecture, operating systems, and network-centric computing, including Internet technology Implement the goals and techniques of software engineering
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Demonstrate effective use of technical and professional communication Extend the breadth of computer science knowledge through the completion of various technical options, which include proficiency in another high level language and in database systems English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 64 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
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Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080

Courses: General Education CS250 Fundamentals of Database Systems ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL210 Professional Speaking ENGL240 or Professional Communication for Technical Careers ENGL200 Professional Writing HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT254 Spreadsheet Applications LITR220 or Values in World Literature HUMN200 Art and Music Appreciation MATH103 College Algebra MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PHIL340 or Ethics for the Technology Age PHIL310 Ethics PSYC100 or Introduction to Psychology SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology SCI205 Environmental Science Courses: Core CE242 CS104 CS115 or CS116 CS146 CS215 or CS216 CS230 CS265 CS340 CS346 CS366 or SWE410

Effective January 8, 2012

Computer Architecture Problem Solving Concepts With C++ Programming With C++ C# Programming Introduction to UNIX Intermediate C++ Programming Intermediate C# Programming Data Structures Algorithms Operating Systems User Interface Design Software Engineering Methods Software Processes

CS376 CS381 CS382 CS383 CS481 CS482 EM208 or EBUS208 IT205 IT300 MATH104 MATH115 MATH200 MATH201 MATH304 PM220 TECH ELE ELE

Object Oriented Methods Software Requirements Engineering Software Design Software Testing Computer Science Project I Software Engineering Capstone II Web Development I Web Site/Portfolio Development Fundamentals of Networking Computer Networks and Communications Trigonometry Pre-Calculus Discrete Mathematics Calculus I Linear Algebra Project Management Tools Select 12 credits of approved technical electives Programming Breadth elective: Select CS246 or CS316

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 12 4 116 180

Total Program Credits:

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Bachelor of Science in Computer Systems Security


A key requirement in todays technical environment is to protect organizational systems from theft of data, unauthorized change or access, and other acts of crime. Todays technical industry is growing at a fast pace, and it is essential that industries keep abreast of the latest changes and be prepared to combat computer crime that are enabled by new advances in technology bring about. The Bachelor of Science in Computer Systems Security (BSCSS) program provides students with a comprehensive knowledge and skills in various aspects of System Security as it relates to computer systems. Students will study the essentials of computer systems security including network security; Web, Internet and e-Commerce security; and wireless security. This program will expose students to essential skills, techniques, and knowledge necessary to deploy and manage security systems and configure security solutions. Outcomes: Explain network communication protocols and the supporting network hardware Demonstrate proficiency in a current programming language Explain the importance of security in an organization as well as security architecture for common computer platforms and applications Describe the relationship between criminal law and computer and cyber crime and concepts for collecting, analyzing, recovering and preserving forensic evidence
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Identify computer systems security problems and configure security solutions to solve those Explain current regulations, statutes, treaties and laws of other countries regarding legal aspects of computer systems security Demonstrate an understanding of analysis and evaluation of security risks, monitoring and detection techniques, contingency planning and disaster recovery, formulation of security policies, and preparation of implementation plans for those policies Identify and apply the fundamental knowledge needed to secure computer systems using available hardware and software English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 64 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080

Courses: General Education CS250 Fundamentals of Database Systems ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL210 Professional Speaking ENGL240 or Professional Communication for Technical Careers ENGL200 Professional Writing HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I HUMN200 Art and Music Appreciation INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT254 Spreadsheet Applications MATH103 College Algebra MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PHIL340 or Ethics for the Technology Age PHIL310 Ethics PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology SCI205 Environmental Science Courses: Core CE242 CJUS141 CJUS365 CS104 CS115 or CS116 CS146 CS215 or CS 216 CS230

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Computer Architecture Introduction to Criminal Justice Criminal Law Problem Solving Concepts With C++ Programming With C++ C# Programming Introduction to UNIX Intermediate C++ Programming Intermediate C# Programming Data Structures

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Algorithms Operating Systems Introduction to Computer Security Principles of Network Security Security Risk Management Vulnerability Assessment and Management Process Engineering Computer Forensics I Computer Forensics II Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning Security Policy and Leadership Security Capstone Web Development I Web Site/Portfolio Development Fundamentals of Networking Computer Networks and Communications Trigonometry Pre-Calculus Discrete Mathematics Calculus I Linear Algebra Project Management Tools

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ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering


The Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) degree program is designed to prepare graduates to enter what is arguably the most diverse and useful engineering discipline in our world today. From global positioning technology that can track the location of a vehicle, to sub-micron, integrated circuit (IC) chips that power todays wireless technologies, electrical engineers are responsible for some of the worlds most exciting technological breakthroughs. The BSEE program at the CTU Colorado Springs campus is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 telephone: (410)347-7700. The educational objectives of the BSEE Program are to provide graduates with: 1) discipline and expertise to a sufficient degree to be productive, entry-level electrical engineers within the industry; and 2) the academic preparation for entry into the Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE) program. Outcomes: An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints
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such as economic, environmental, societal, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility An ability to communicate effectively The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning A knowledge of contemporary issues An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice Problem Solving Concepts With C++ English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra College Algebra Trigonometry Pre-Calculus 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 4 4 4 66 4 4 5 5

Courses: Preparatory CS104 ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 MATH103 MATH104 MATH115

Courses: General Education CHE105 Introduction to Chemistry CS115 Programming With C++ ECON201 Macroeconomics EM208 Web Development I ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL210 Professional Speaking ENGL240 Professional Communication for Technical Careers HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I INTD121 Introduction to the Design Process LITR220 or Values in World Literature HUMN200 Art and Music Appreciation MATH201 Calculus I MATH202 Calculus II PHIL340 Ethics for the Technology Age PM220 Project Management Tools PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology Courses: Core CE242 EE110 EE221 EE252

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Computer Architecture Introduction to Engineering Circuit Analysis I Digital Design I

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EE312 EE325 EE331 EE335 EE341 EE343 EE352 EE375 EE395 EE415 EE443 EE463 EE490 EE491 MATH302 MATH304 MATH366 PHY211 PHY212 PHY340 PHY350

Embedded Microcontrollers CMOS Design Circuit Analysis II Advanced Engineering Mathematics Advanced Circuit Analysis Signals and Systems Digital Design II Electronic Design I Electronic Design II Advanced Electronic Design II Communication Systems I Communications Systems II Product Design I Product Design II Differential Equations Linear Algebra Probability and Statistics Physics I - Mechanics Physics II Heat, Light and Sound Electromagnetics Solid State Physics

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Courses: Electives ELE Select two courses, for a total of 8 credits, from the list of Senior level EE elective courses Total Program Credits: Elective Choices: EE472 Advanced Digital System Design EE473 Communication System Design EE474 Controls Systems Design EE475 Advanced Electronic Systems Design EE476 Systems Design (Special Topic) EE477 Power Systems Design EE479 Advanced Systems Design (System Design Continuation) EE495 Advanced Research and Study in Electrical Engineering EE499 Special Topics in Electrical Engineering

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ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair. THE COLORADO SPRINGS CAMPUS IS AFFILIATED WITH: Technology. The Accreditation Board for Engineering and

The BSEE program at the CTU Colorado Springs campus is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 telephone: (410) 347-7700.
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Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering


The Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering (BSSE) degree program is designed to prepare graduates to enter the expanding domain of software as an engineering discipline. As software systems grow in size and complexity, more disciplined, rigorous approaches are required. This program engages students in the entire software development lifecycle effort including requirements, architecture, detailed design, implementation, risk analysis, testing, deployment and finally software evolution. The educational objectives of the BSSE program are to provide graduates with: 1) sufficient discipline and expertise to be productive, entry-level software engineers within industry; and 2) the academic preparation for entry into the Master of Science in Computer Science with a concentration in Software Engineering (MSCS-SE) program. Outcomes: An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability An ability to function on mutidisciplinary teams An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility An ability to communicate effectively The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning A knowledge of contemporary issues. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice Courses: Preparatory CS104 ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 MATH103 MATH104 MATH115 Problem Solving Concepts With C++ English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra College Algebra Trigonometry Pre-Calculus 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
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Courses: General Education CS250 Fundamentals of Database Systems ECON202 Microeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL210 Professional Speaking ENGL240 Professional Communication for Technical Careers HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I
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HUMN200 or LITR220 INTD121 MATH201 MATH366 PHIL340 PHY211 PSYC100 or SOCL101 SWE311 Courses: Core CE242 CS115 or CS116 CS215 or CS216 CS230 CS265 CS340 CS346 CS376 CS381 CS382 CS383 CSS150 EM208 IT200 MATH200 MATH202 MATH300 MATH304 MATH465 PHY212 SWE345 SWE400 SWE410 SWE420 SWE440 SWE481 SWE482

Art and Music Appreciation Values in World Literature Introduction to the Design Process Calculus I Probability and Statistics Ethics for the Technology Age Physics I - Mechanics Introduction to Psychology Introduction to Sociology The Software Engineering Profession

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Computer Architecture Programming With C++ C# Programming Intermediate C++ Programming Intermediate C# Programming Data Structures Algorithms Operating Systems User Interface Design Object Oriented Methods Software Requirements Engineering Software Design Software Testing Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I Introduction to Networking Discrete Mathematics Calculus II Advanced Discrete Mathematics Linear Algebra Formal Methods for Software Engineering Physics II Heat, Light and Sound Survey of Programming Languages Software Construction Software Processes Distributed Systems and Concurrency Software Project Management Software Engineering Capstone I Software Engineering Capstone II

Courses: Concentration MAT/SCI ELE Math or Science elective (4 or 5 hours) Related ELE Select a set of three related elective courses from the list provided
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General ELE Total Program Credits: Elective Choices CE412 CS316 CSS200 CSS300 CSS320 CSS380 EE221 EE252 EE312 EE331 EE375 IT340 SWE323 SWE423 SWE443

Select a minimum of 4 credit hours

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Advanced Computer Architecture Advanced C# Programming Principles of Network Security Vulnerability Assessment and Management Process Engineering Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning Circuit Analysis I Digital Design I Embedded Microcontrollers Circuit Analysis II Electronic Design I Client/Server System and Network Administration Introduction to Game Design and Development Designing for Games Game Programming and Production

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ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Associate of Science in Computer Systems Security


According to the Department of Labor, careers involving network systems and security are included among the decade's fastest growing occupations. Network systems professionals are needed to design, install, and support an organization's LAN, WAN and Internet systems, providing day-to-day onsite administrative support for software users in professional offices, small businesses, large corporations and government. Outcomes: Examine and implement computer system security through risk management, network security, and computer forensics Program in at least one high level programming language to solve complex problems Demonstrate an understanding of current computer networks, protocols of data communications, and the role of network management software Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4

Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics


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ENGL111 ENGL112 HUMN200 INTD111 IT254 MATH103 PSYC100 Courses: Core CJUS141 CS104 CS115 CS146 CS215 CS230 CS250 EM208 or EBUS208 IT205 MATH104 MATH115

English Composition I English Composition II Art and Music Appreciation Creating Academic and Professional Success Spreadsheet Applications College Algebra Introduction to Psychology

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Introduction to Criminal Justice Problem Solving Concepts With C++ Programming With C++ Introduction to UNIX Intermediate C++ Programming Data Structures Fundamentals of Database Systems Web Development I Web Site/Portfolio Development Fundamentals of Networking Trigonometry Pre-Calculus

Courses: Concentration CSS150 Introduction to Computer Security CSS200 Principles of Network Security CSS250 Security Risk Management CSS350 Computer Forensics I Total Program Credits:

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Associate of Science in Electronics Technology


Both private business and the government rely on sophisticated electronic equipment for a multitude of applications: manufacturing and production processes, communication systems, power plant operations, missile control and guidance, engineering test, and embedded control systems. Individuals with knowledge of analog and digital electronics are in demand, especially in commercial enterprises such as integrated circuit (IC) companies and telecommunications firms. This degree comprises the first two years of either the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) or the Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering (BSCE) degree programs.
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Outcomes: Analysis of DC and AC circuits and electronics, including significant laboratory-based experience in each of these areas Analysis and design of digital hardware, as well as embedded microcontroller (software) Problem-solving and trouble-shooting techniques Design of integrated-circuit (IC) based digital electronics Use of modern, computer-based simulation tools Use of advanced laboratory instrumentation Communication skills essential to the workplace Courses: Preparatory CS104 ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 Problem Solving Concepts With C++ English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 36 4 5 4 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 4 5 5 60 96
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Courses: General Education EM208 Web Development I ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL240 Professional Communication for Technical Careers HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I INTD121 Introduction to the Design Process LITR220 or Values in World Literature HUMN200 Art and Music Appreciation MATH103 College Algebra PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology Courses: Core CE242 CHE105 EE110 EE221 EE252 EE312 EE331 EE375 MATH104 MATH115 MATH201 MATH202 MATH302 Total Program Credits:

Computer Architecture Introduction to Chemistry Introduction to Engineering Circuit Analysis I Digital Design I Embedded Microcontrollers Circuit Analysis II Electronic Design I Trigonometry Pre-Calculus Calculus I Calculus II Differential Equations

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ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management


Healthcare management professionals work in a dynamic field that affects the well being of individuals and families. A Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management (BSHCM) degree is designed to prepare you to work in a healthcare environment using skills in finance, community relations and human resource management. The objective of this program is to provide trained healthcare workers with the appropriate general education, didactic theory, and hands-on skills required for advancement into management within healthcare. Outcomes: Develop business management skills that support the growth of the organization Contribute to bottom-line financial profitability in the healthcare area Identify, analyze and participate in problem solving within the healthcare organization Assure the privacy, ethics, and challenges of securing confidential health information Provide leadership with technical competence, communication skills and knowledge related to the legal aspects of managing a healthcare business Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation MATH060 Pre-Algebra MATH080 Elementary Algebra Courses: General Education BIO122 Anatomy and Physiology ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking HRMT215 Management of Human Resources HRMT330 HRM Legal Environment HUMN200 Art and Music Appreciation INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success INTD340 Career Planning IT105 Information and Technology Literacy IT235 Database Applications With Access MATH143 Business Algebra MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics PBAD200 American Government PHIL310 Ethics PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 72

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Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 ACCT203 BADM305 BADM370 BADM440 ECON201 ECON202 HRMT430 HRMT440 HSS121 HSS300 HSS310 HSS320 HSS350 HSS410 HSS415 HSS481 HSS482 IT254 MEDA132 MGMT115 MGMT235 MKTG225 MKTG320 PBAD311 PBAD411

Accounting I Accounting II Accounting III Organizational Behavior Quality Management Research Design Methods and Applications Macroeconomics Microeconomics Managing Diversity Managing Organizational Change Medical Terminology Healthcare Law and Regulations Economics of Healthcare Administration in Healthcare Services Healthcare Systems Fiscal Management in Healthcare Health Information Systems Externship/Project I Externship/Project II Spreadsheet Applications Study of Disease Processes Introductory Business Practices Business Law I Introduction to Marketing Advertising and Public Relations Shaping Public Policy: Politics and the Legislative Process Administrative Law and the Adjudicatory Process

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Total Program Credits:

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management


Effective July 26, 2011, this program is no longer available for future enrollments (Kansas City campus) Healthcare management professionals work in a dynamic field that affects the well being of individuals and families. A Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management (BSHCM) degree for the Kansas City campus is designed to prepare you to work in a healthcare environment using skills in finance, community relations and human resource management. The objective of this program is to provide trained healthcare workers with the appropriate general education, didactic theory, and hands-on skills required for advancement into management within healthcare.
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Outcomes: Develop business management skills that support the growth of the organization Contribute to bottom-line financial profitability in the healthcare area Identify, analyze and participate in problem solving within the healthcare organization Assure the privacy, ethics, and challenges of securing confidential health information Provide leadership with technical competence, communication skills and knowledge related to the legal aspects of managing a healthcare business Courses: General Education BIO122 or Anatomy and Physiology BIO141 Human Anatomy and Physiology I ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST250 or World Cultures and Values HIST310 World History and Culture II HIT105 IT for Healthcare Professionals HUMN200 Art and Music Appreciation INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success INTD340 Career Planning IT235 Database Applications With Access MATH143 Business Algebra MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics PHIL310 Ethics PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology Courses: Core ACCT201 ACCT202 BADM305 BADM370 ECON202 HCM325 HCM400 HCM415 HIT140 HIT210 HIT233 HRMT215 HRMT330 HSA320 HSA410 HSS121 HSS300

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Accounting I Accounting II Organizational Behavior Quality Management Microeconomics Policy and Ethical Issues in Healthcare Services Healthcare Management and Supervision Health Information Systems Healthcare Management Healthcare Economics Fundamentals of Health Technology Systems Management of Human Resources HRM Legal Environment Administration in Healthcare Services Fiscal Management in Healthcare Medical Terminology Healthcare Law and Regulations

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IT254 MATH476 MEDA132 MEDA133 MEDA211 MEDA222 MEDA223 MEDA231 or BIO142 MGMT115 MKTG225 SCM210 Total Program Credits:

Spreadsheet Applications Quantitative Decision Making Study of Disease Processes Insurance Coding and Billing Clinical Skills I First Aid and Safety Pharmacology Medical Transcription Human Anatomy and Physiology II Introductory Business Practices Introduction to Marketing Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management

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ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration


Healthcare professionals work in an ever changing environment designed to provide quality healthcare to individuals in a variety of settings. This Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration (BSHSA) degree is designed for the individual with an associates degree in a health related field or associates degree in another field who has been employed in healthcare. This program prepares you to work in a healthcare environment using skills in finance, community relations and human resource management to allow advancement into health services administration. An extended externship offers the opportunity to learn from an experienced leader in health services. The student seeking a BSHSA must have an associates degree in a health related field or possess an associates degree and be employed in a healthcare setting. Associate degree block transfer credits equivalent to 80 credits will be awarded. If the student has transfer credit for MATH143 and ENGL112, the student will be awarded 88 credits upon transfer. MATH143 must be completed through transfer credit or by taking the course to meet pre-requisite requirements but does not count in the total program hours. Outcomes: Demonstrate leadership in the health services organization with a knowledge of forces shaping healthcare policy Exercise fiscal responsibility in a health services organization considering reimbursement and factors affecting reimbursement as appropriate for a departmental budget Assist with the implementation of change in the healthcare organization based on sound business, organizational behavior and human resource principles Utilize the continuous performance improvement process to provide quality healthcare services Support the development of appropriate strategies to market healthcare services appropriate to the
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organization Supervise a health services department while recognizing a variety of factors affecting personnel in the workforce 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 64 92

Courses: General Education ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking IT235 Database Applications With Access MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PHIL310 Ethics SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology Courses: Core BADM305 HRMT215 HRMT330 HRMT430 HRMT440 HSA310 HSA320 HSA350 HSA410 HSA481 HSA482 HSS300 MKTG225 MPM344 PBAD311 PM220

Organizational Behavior Management of Human Resources HRM Legal Environment Managing Diversity Managing Organizational Change Economics of Healthcare Administration in Healthcare Services Healthcare Systems Fiscal Management in Healthcare Externship/Project I Externship/Project II Healthcare Law and Regulations Introduction to Marketing Project Risk Management Shaping Public Policy: Politics and the Legislative Process Project Management Tools

Total Program Credits:

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration


(Program delivered via Virtual Campus) Healthcare professionals work in an ever changing environment designed to provide quality healthcare to individuals in a variety of settings. This Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration (BSHSA) degree for the Online platform is designed for the individual with an associates degree in a health related field or associates degree in another field who has been employed in healthcare. This program prepares you to work in a healthcare environment using skills in finance, community relations and human resource management to
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allow advancement into health services administration. A capstone course will complete the program to allow the student to integrate and apply earned concepts into case studies or a project. Outcomes: Demonstrate leadership in the health services organization with a knowledge of forces shaping healthcare policy. Exercise fiscal responsibility in a health services organization considering reimbursement and factors affecting reimbursement as appropriate for a departmental budget. Assist with the implementation of change in the healthcare organization based on sound business, organizational behavior and human resource principles. Utilize the continuous performance improvement process to provide quality healthcare services. Support the development of appropriate strategies to market healthcare services appropriate to the organization. Supervise a health services department while recognizing a variety of factors affecting personnel in the workforce. Courses: General Education ENGL211 Professional Communications ENGL205 Technical Writing and Speaking IT254 Spreadsheet Applications MGM110 Principles of Business MATH305 Statistics: Data-Driven Decision Making MKT210 Fundamentals of Marketing PBAD201 Public Administration PHIL320 Ethics: The Hallmark of Leaders at All Levels SOCL215 Sociology and Understanding Human Behavior: Groups Courses: Core HCM307 HCM337 HCM367 HCM387 HCM410 HRM315 HRM335 HRM355 HRM445 HSS483 MGM335 MPM210 MPM344 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 36 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 54 90 180
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The Health Care Industry Current Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues in Healthcare The Healthcare Organization Management Principles in Healthcare Fiscal Management in Healthcare Services Managing Human Resources Legal Issues in HRM Labor Relations Organizational Change Healthcare Administration/Management Capstone Organizational Behavior Principles Introduction to Project Management Project Risk Management Associate Degree Completion

Total Program Credits:


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Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology


Effective July 26, 2011, this program is no longer available for future enrollments Radiology healthcare professionals work in a dynamic environment that is demonstrating an increasing demand for higher education within the profession. The Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology (BSRT) will provide the student with the opportunity to advance their education in the healthcare management area or in selected clinical modalities. This degree program is designed to help the radiology professional who may be interested in advancement into healthcare management positions using skills in finance, supervision and human resource management. Admission Requirements The student seeking a BSRT must have an Associate's Degree in Radiography from an accredited institution and be employed in a healthcare setting. If a student graduated from a certificate program, course work will be evaluated on by a course by course basis and the student must have successfully completed the ARRT examination. In all cases, the general education core required for CTU bachelors degrees must be met. Applicants are encouraged to speak with an Admissions Advisor or Radiologic Technology Chair for more information. Healthcare facilities may require that health science students have a drug screening test completed prior to attending clinical experiences. In addition, students may not be allowed to participate in clinical experiences if they test positive for illegal drugs or prescription drugs without physician authorization. Moreover, positive drug tests may prevent the health science graduate from taking certain national certification or licensing exams. Finally, healthcare facilities may not hire students or graduates who have a record of illegal drug use, abnormal drug tests or a felony conviction. BSRT Program Requirements Years 1 and 2 (earned through completion of an accredited Associates Degree in Radiologic Technology or Certificate in Radiography plus additional appropriate coursework): General Education Component: The general education requirements must be met in order to graduate with a Colorado Technical University BSRT degree. All of these requirements may be met through appropriate transfer credit or by taking the appropriate courses at CTU. Radiography core component (associates or certificate level): approximately 60 quarter hours Total quarter hours (years 1 and 2): 92

Years 3 and 4 (earned at Colorado Technical University or through appropriate transfer credit plus minimum required residence coursework at CTU): General Education Component: approximately 32 quarter hours Professional Core (see listing below): 20 quarter hours Advanced Clinical Modalities or Healthcare Management electives (see listing below): Total quarter hours (years 3 and 4):
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All students in the BSRT program must complete all of the Core and Elective courses in residence at CTU. Outcomes: Develop advanced skills that support growth within the organization Demonstrate leadership in the health services organization with knowledge of forces shaping healthcare policy Assure the privacy, ethics, and challenges of securing confidential health information Demonstrate competence in applying models of communication, decision-making and counseling while delivering quality patient care Courses: General Education BIO141 Human Anatomy & Physiology I ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking HCM325 Policy and Ethical Issues in Healthcare Services HIST150 World History Since 1500 INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT105 Information and Technology Literacy IT254 Spreadsheet Applications LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH103 or College Algebra MATH143 Business Algebra MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PSYC100 or Introduction to Psychology SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology Courses: Core BSRT450 HRMT215 HRMT430 HSS300 MEDA223 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 64 4 4 4 4 4 20 36

Quality Improvement in Radiology - Capstone Management of Human Resources Managing Diversity Healthcare Law and Regulations Pharmacology

Courses: Electives (Advanced Clinical Modalities or Healthcare Management) Courses: Radiography Degree/Certificate RTD or 60 credit hours from an accredited Associates Degree in Radiological Technology RTC Certificate in Radiography Total Program Credits:
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Courses: Electives (Choose 36 credits) BSRT350 Bone Densitometry BSRT351 Bone Densitometry Externship BSRT360 Cross Sectional Anatomy BSRT361 An Introduction to CT Procedures BSRT362 CT Physics and Instrumentation BSRT363 Computed Tomography Externship BSRT370 An Introduction to MRI Procedures BSRT371 MRI Physics and Instrumentation BSRT372 MRI Externship BSRT380 PACS BSRT381 PACS Externship MAM100 Breast Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology MAM102 Patient Care and Procedures in Mammography MAM104 Mammography Technique and Quality Control MAM106 Mammography Equipment MAM108 Mammography Externship SUR150 Introduction to Pathophysiology HCM400 Healthcare Management and Supervision HCM415 Health Information Systems HRMT440 Managing Organizational Change HSS310 Economics of Healthcare HSS320 Administration in Healthcare Services HSS350 Healthcare Systems HSS410 Fiscal Management in Healthcare HSS481 Externship/Project I HSS482 Externship/Project II ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses.

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For the Advanced Clinical Modalities areas of study, students can earn certificates by completing Advanced Clinical Modalities courses as follows: Mammography: MAM100, MAM102, MAM104, MAM106, MAM108 Bone Densitometry: BSRT350, BSRT351 Computed Tomography: SUR150, BSRT360, BSRT361, BSRT362, BSRT363 Magnetic Resonance Imagine: SUR150, BSRT360, BSRT370, BSRT371, BSRT372 PACS: BSRT380, BSRT 381 Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN completion) (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) As the largest group in the US healthcare workforce, nurses are challenged to make a significant difference in the health outcomes of individuals and populations. Nursing roles range from bedside care delivery to executive leadership in complex health systems. The RN to BSN degree completion program at Colorado Technical
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University is designed to prepare nurses with the knowledge and skills needed to expand their practice options for a variety of clinical and administrative leadership activities and to manage change in an increasingly complex and diverse environment. Building on a foundation of general education and core coursework, the nursing major courses range from a review of the challenges and trends in nursing care to a nursing capstone seminar that will synthesize and apply prior learning. The Colorado Technical University RN to BSN program furthers the mission of the university to teach real-world nursing that serves the needs of students, the population, and the healthcare industry and prepares highly qualified professional nurses at the bachelors level. Admission Requirements Admission to this program requires an unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the United States. Students must have graduated from a two year Associate Degree in Nursing or a three year Diploma Registered Nurse (RN) Program. International students must demonstrate proficiency in the English Language, as measured by a TOEFL score of 550 or above; 213 or higher on the computer based exam The following course is required for success in the RN-BSN Program but does not count in the total program hours: PSYC120 Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior: The Individual 4 credit hours Outcomes: Identify patient preferences, values and needs while recognizing the patient or their designee as the source of control in providing compassionate and coordinated nursing care Demonstrate leadership and communication skills to improve the safety, quality, and cost of healthcare through active involvement of patients Assess the role of the nurse and the need for open communication, mutual respect and shared decision-making with other healthcare providers in the teams efforts to achieve quality outcomes for patient-centered care Evaluate evidence-based practices within clinical expertise, patient preferences, and values for the integration of those practices in the delivery of quality health care Design strategies using continuous quality improvement processes to improve the quality and safety of health care systems Analyze strategies to optimize system effectiveness and individual performance that will minimize the risk of harm to patients and providers Evaluate information and technology resources to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error and support decision-making in the delivery of health care Apply knowledge of healthcare policy, finance, regulation, accreditation and trends in healthcare to active participation in the profession of nursing while serving as a patient advocate. Program outcomes have been adopted using competencies from Quality and Safety Education for Nurses found at www.qsen.org. Ironside, P.M. Exploring the Complexity of Advocacy: Balancing Patient-Centered Care and Safety. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.qsen.org/teachingstrategy.php?id=58 Courses: General Education ECO201 Macroeconomics ENGL211 Professional Communications HSS103 Introduction to Healthcare Delivery Systems HSS205 Technological Applications in Healthcare Organizations MATH305 Statistics: Data-Driven Decision Making MGM110 Principles of Business PBAD200 American Government PHIL320 Ethics: The Hallmark of Leaders at All Levels
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SOCL215 SOCL355 Courses: Core HRM315 MGM335 NRSG310 NRSG311 NRSG312 NRSG313 NRSG314 NRSG410 NRSG411 NRSG412 NRSG413 NRSG482 PSYC336 52

Sociology and Understanding Human Behavior: Groups American Diversity: On Being Different

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Managing Human Resources Organizational Behavior Principles Challenges and Trends in Contemporary Nursing Nursing Informatics Population-Based Nursing Alternative and Complementary Interventions Safety and Quality Improvement in Nursing Practice Health and Wellness Assessment Evidence Based Practice and Applied Nursing Research Leadership and Nursing Systems Management Innovation in Nursing Nursing Capstone Seminar Abnormal Psychology

Courses: Degree/Cert Transfer ADN/RN Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing Total Program Credits:

88 180

Notice to Registered Nurses Every States Nurse Practice Act has regulations pertaining to Online Nursing Degrees. Therefore, RN students need to be aware of the regulations in their own state. The Nurse Practice Act for each state is found on the website for that particular States Board of Nursing. Contact information for each States Board of Nursing is available on the website for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN). www.ncsbn.org

Associate Degree of Nursing


The mission of Colorado Technical Universitys Associates Degree of Nursing (ADN) Program is to prepare students to become trustworthy, competent and caring members of the healthcare team. Our graduates should be equipped to practice nursing in a contemporary healthcare environment through our use of evidence-based curricula, taught by professional faculty, in an individualized, caring environment. Colorado Technical University empowers our students with quality education to provide the highest quality of clinical nursing care. The following must be completed prior to admission: Students must be a o Certified Nursing Assistant or have transcripts of CNA training OR o Certified Psychiatric Technician OR

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o Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Health Programs History and Physical and Immunization Record Current CPR certification in basic life support

Admission Requirements: Application to the Nursing Program Basic computer skills (Microsoft Word, internet searching, and email) Satisfactory completion of entrance testing Completed criminal background check with negative results Completed drug screen with negative results International students must demonstrate proficiency in the English language, as measured by a TOEFL score of 550 or above; 213 or higher on the computer-based exam GPA of 2.75 or higher in high school or previous college experiences. Outcomes: Recognize the patient or designee as the source of control and full partner in providing compassionate and coordinated care based on respect for patients preferences, values, and needs Function effectively within nursing and inter-professional teams, fostering open communication, mutual respect, and shared decision-making to achieve quality patient care Integrate best current evidence with clinical expertise and patient/family preferences and values for delivery of optimal health care Minimizes risk of harm to patients and providers through both system effectiveness and individual performance Use data to monitor the outcomes of care processes and use improvement methods to design and test changes to continuously improve quality and safety of health care systems Use information and technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision making Demonstrate behaviors characteristic of professional nursing Program outcomes have been adopted using competencies from Quality and Safety Education for Nurses found at www.qsen.org. Ironside, P.M. Exploring the Complexity of Advocacy: Balancing Patient-Centered Care and Safety. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.qsen.org/teachingstrategy.php?id=58 Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation MATH060 Pre-Algebra MATH080 Elementary Algebra Courses: General Education BIO141 Human Anatomy & Physiology I BIO142 Human Anatomy & Physiology II BIO200 Applied Microbiology BIO210 Pathophysiology Elective Elective from Social Sciences, Behavioral Sciences or Humanities

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ENGL111 ENGL112 INTD111 or NRSG143 MATH153 PSYC260

English Composition I English Composition II Creating Academic and Professional Success Transition to Practice Algebra for Health Care Professionals Human Development Across the Lifespan

4 4 4 4 4 40

Courses: Core NRSG129 NRSG130 NRSG131 NRSG132 NRSG133 NRSG140 NRSG141 NRSG142 NRSG230 NRSG231 NRSG232 NRSG233 NRSG234 NRSG235 NRSG236 NRSG237 NRSG238 NRSG239 NRSG240 NRSG241 NRSG260 NRSG261

Foundations of Patient Centered Care Patient-Centered Care Patient-Centered Care Clinical Chronic Adult Illnesses Chronic Adult Illnesses Clinical Pharmacologic Support for Patient-Centered Care Ethical Decision Making in Nursing Gerontological Principles of Nursing Adult Medical-Surgical Nursing Adult Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical Care of Mental Health Clients Care of Mental Health Clients Clinical Care of the Childbearing Family Care of the Childbearing Family Clinical Pediatrics Pediatrics Clinical Complex Care of the Adult Complex Care of the Adult Clinical Nursing Leadership and Management Nursing Leadership and Management Clinical Nursing Practice Readiness Nursing Practicum

4 4 3 4 3 4 3 4 4 3 4 3 4 3 4 3 4 3 4 3 3 3 77 117

Total Program Credits:

Associate of Science in Health Administration Services


The Associate of Science in Health Administration Services (ASHAS) program delivered through Colorado Technical Universitys (CTU) online delivery platform is designed to provide training in the principles and techniques used in the administrative side of healthcare industry. The curriculum is structured to include didactic and professional learning experience components. The didactic component of the program is delivered 100% online and includes instruction in several areas, including healthcare finance, human resources, healthcare administration, reimbursement systems and healthcare records, as well as regulatory, ethical and legal issues affecting healthcare organizations. However, it does not include medical coding instruction. The Professional
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Learning Experience (PLE) component of the program is designed to help students gain professional experience in a healthcare setting prior to graduation. Except for those students who reside in Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Ohio, Washington, West Virginia, Texas, Tennessee, Idaho, Connecticut, Indiana, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Oregon, and North Dakota, the PLE component of the program must be completed in an acceptable physical healthcare setting chosen by the students. For students residing in one of the states listed above, the PLE component of the program must be completed online in a virtual learning environment due to the state licensure requirements in these states and the new Department of Education regulations. At the completion of the program, graduates who diligently attend class, study, complete the PLE (virtual or physical), and practice their skills should be able seek entry-level employment in the field of health administration services. This program also fulfills associate level requirements for students seeking to continue on in the Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration (BSHSA) program. Outcomes: Explain the regulatory, ethical and legal issues facing the healthcare industry Apply appropriate concepts and principles of healthcare administration to participate in ethical decision making Demonstrate the ability to accurately use computer application software Communicate professionally while maintaining confidentiality and high ethical standards Demonstrate skills that reflect critical and creative thinking regarding human resource issues Discuss the components and purpose of healthcare records Discuss the reimbursement systems in healthcare Courses: General Education ACCT201 Accounting I ACCT202 Accounting II ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success MATH143 Business Algebra PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology Courses: Core BIO143 BIO144 HSS103 HIT262 HIT280 HSS110 HSS121 HSS205 HSS210 IT254 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 36 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
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Anatomy and Physiology I Anatomy and Physiology II Introduction to Healthcare Delivery Systems Healthcare Legal Concepts Healthcare Statistics and Research Concepts in Healthcare Organizations Medical Terminology Technological Applications in Healthcare Organizations Fundamentals of Reimbursement in Healthcare Spreadsheet Applications

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MGM255 MPM210 UNIV202 (v) UNIV203 (v, z)

Management Fundamentals Introduction to Project Management Career Planning and Exploration with PLE Introduction Career and Employment Management with PLE Reflection

4 6 4 4 58 94

Total Program Credits:

Note: Graduates of the ASHAS program are eligible for and encouraged to take the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) certification examination offered by the National Healthcare Association (NHA). This exam is voluntary, but passing it can be a further indication that a graduate is capable of performing the administrative and clinical tasks necessary to keep offices and clinics of physicians running smoothly. CTU does not guarantee third-party certifications. Certification requirements for taking and passing certification examinations are not controlled by CTU but by outside agencies and are subject to change by the agencies without notice to CTU. Therefore, CTU cannot guarantee that graduates will be eligible to take a certification examination, regardless of their eligibility status upon enrollment.

Associate of Science in Health Administration Services


(Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The Associate of Science in Health Administration Services (ASHAS) program delivered through Colorado Technical Universitys (CTU) online delivery platform is designed to provide training in the principles and techniques used in the administrative side of healthcare industry. The curriculum is structured to include a didactic and professional learning experience (PLE) component. The didactic component of the program is delivered 100% online and includes instruction in several areas, including healthcare finance, human resources, healthcare administration, reimbursement systems and healthcare records, as well as regulatory, ethical and legal issues affecting healthcare organizations. The professional learning experience component of the program is delivered in a professional setting, and is not available online except when deemed necessary for individual student circumstances. The PLE is designed to offer students the opportunity to gain professional experience in an approved physical healthcare setting. Please refer to the ASHAS and the PLE handbooks for further information. At the completion of the program, graduates who have diligently attended class, studied, and practiced their skills should have the necessary skills to seek entry-level employment in the field of health administration services. This program also fulfills associate level requirements for students seeking to continue on in the Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration (BSHSA) program. Outcomes: Explain the regulatory, ethical and legal issues facing the healthcare industry Apply appropriate concepts and principles of healthcare administration to participate in ethical decision making Demonstrate the ability to accurately use computer application software Communicate professionally while maintaining confidentiality and high ethical standards Demonstrate skills that reflect critical and creative thinking regarding human resource issues Discuss the components and purpose of healthcare records Discuss the reimbursement systems in healthcare

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Courses: General Education ACCT201 Accounting I ACCT202 Accounting II ENGL211 Professional Communications ENGL125 or ENGL125-L Real World Writing ENGL126 or ENGL126-L Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing With a Purpose MATH105 or MATH105-L Real World Math MATH140 or MATH140-L Math for Professionals PSYC120 Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior: The Individual UNIV100 or Building a Foundation for Student Success UNIV101 Building Your Success Strategy Plan UNIV202 (v) Career Planning and Exploration with PLE Introduction UNIV203 (v, z) Career and Employment Management with PLE Reflection Courses: Core BIO143 BIO144 HSS103 HIT262 HIT280 HSS110 HSS121 HSS205 HSS210 IT254 MGM255 MPM210

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 44 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 50 94

Anatomy and Physiology I Anatomy and Physiology II Introduction to Healthcare Delivery Systems Healthcare Legal Concepts Healthcare Statistics and Research Concepts in Healthcare Organizations Medical Terminology Technological Applications in Healthcare Organizations Fundamentals of Reimbursement in Healthcare Spreadsheet Applications Management Fundamentals Introduction to Project Management

Total Program Requirements

Note: Graduates of the ASHAS program are eligible for and encouraged to take the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) certification examination offered by the National Healthcare Association (NHA). This exam is voluntary, but passing it can be a further indication that a graduate is capable of performing the administrative and clinical tasks necessary to keep offices and clinics of physicians running smoothly. CTU does not guarantee third-party certifications. Certification requirements for taking and passing certification examinations are not controlled by CTU but by outside agencies and are subject to change by the agencies without notice to CTU. Therefore, CTU cannot guarantee that graduates will be eligible to take a certification examination, regardless of their eligibility status upon enrollment.

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Associate of Science in Medical Assisting


The Associate of Science in Medical Assisting (ASMA) program is designed to prepare you to perform various technical and administrative skills as a member of a healthcare team in various settings. The student can develop skills in phlebotomy, electrocardiograms, medication administration, minor surgical techniques, emergency medical procedures, and office procedures. Outcomes: Practice within the scope of the Medical Assistant role in healthcare settings (acute care, long-term care, physician clinics, and medical record departments) Function effectively as a healthcare team member Demonstrate evidence of knowledge learned in courses promoting general competencies (such as anatomy, physiology, medical law, ethics, etc.) Demonstrate competency in clinical skills (such as phlebotomy, injections, technology in the clinical setting, etc.) Demonstrate proficiency in administrative skills (such as billing, coding, scheduling, computer skills, etc.) Satisfy general education requirements Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation MATH060 Pre-Algebra MATH080 Elementary Algebra Courses: General Education BIO122 Anatomy and Physiology ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II HIST210 World History and Culture I HUMN200 Art and Music Appreciation INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success INTD340 Career Planning IT105 Information and Technology Literacy MATH143 Business Algebra PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology Courses: Core ACCT201 HSS121 HSS134 MEDA123 MEDA132 MEDA133 MEDA211 MEDA212 MEDA221 MEDA222 MEDA223 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 40 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

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Accounting I Medical Terminology Medical Law and Ethics Medical Office Management Study of Disease Processes Insurance Coding and Billing Clinical Skills I Medical Laboratory Procedures Clinical Skills II First Aid and Safety Pharmacology

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Medical Transcription Externship

4 4 52 92

Total Program Credits:

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair. The Colorado Technical University Medical Assisting Program in Sioux Falls, S.D., is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, www.caahep.org, upon recommendation by the Medical Assisting Education Review Board. Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs 1361 Park St. Clearwater, Florida 33756 (727) 210-2350 Associate of Science in Medical Billing and Coding Effective August 16, 2010, this program is no longer available for future enrollments (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) Todays healthcare system requires that each patients information be maintained, collected and analyzed consistent with the highest level of confidentiality and security, particularly when this data is computerized. Hospitals, physicians, insurance companies and everyone handling patient information have to assure that policies and procedures are in place that provide for the highest level of protection of patient information. Because of the importance of this information, managers and clinicians alike are motivated to have persons who understand and are able to deal with these requirements. The skills to create, implement and maintain health information systems are learned. This program is designed to help professionals in the health field address the health information technology demands of the future. Outcome: Core Discuss the organizational structure of healthcare systems Identify programs and databases related to management of healthcare information associated with patient records and reimbursement Assign ICD-9-CM, CPT and HCPCS codes according to established guidelines Describe the electronic processing systems utilized for submission of medical claims Discuss legal and regulatory requirements associated with the management of health information Courses: General Education ENG111 English Composition I ENG112 English Composition II UNIV101 Building Your Success Strategy Plan INTD241 Career Planning and Professional Skills LTR215 World Literature MAT105 Business Math
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Courses: Core BIO143 BIO144 BIO161 BIO162 HIT103 HIT115 HIT125 HIT135 HIT145 HIT201 HIT245 HIT251 HIT252 HIT261 HIT297B HIT297C HIT298 HSS121

Anatomy and Physiology I Anatomy and Physiology II Pathophysiology With Pharmacology I Pathophysiology With Pharmacology II Introduction to Healthcare Delivery Systems Healthcare Management Introduction to Classification and Disease Coding Introduction to CPT Coding/Billing Health Data Management Healthcare Reimbursement Advanced Coding Electronic Health Records I Electronic Health Records II Healthcare Legal Concepts Virtual Practicum I Virtual Practicum II Preparing for a Career in the Medical Billing and Coding Medical Terminology

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 2 2 4 4 68 92

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Associate of Science in Surgical Technology


The mission of the program is to prepare competent entry-level surgical technologists in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains and to help satisfy the need for surgical technologists in local and regional communities. The Associate of Science in Surgical Technology (ASST) program involves learning surgical procedures, exercising critical thinking skills and effectively communicating in the operating room environment. The surgical technologist is an active member of the surgical team. By using technology in the operating room suite, the student can learn the practical skills to successfully work in todays fast-paced operating room. Outcomes: Earn an Associate of Science Degree in Surgical Technology (ST) Provide high quality patient care pre, intra, and post surgery Participate as a competent team member working with surgeons, anesthesiologists, operating room nurses and other surgical personnel Develop competency as a scrub second assist surgical technologist and circulator Demonstrate expertise in maintaining a sterile field and assuring aseptic technique throughout the surgical procedure Exhibit caring and ethical behavior Communicate effectively and in a professional manner Utilize critical thinking skills Express enthusiasm and a sense of pride in team work Demonstrate the ability to apply theoretical knowledge and a surgical conscience
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Practice the role of patient advocate Practice as an entry-level surgical technologist Have the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue employment opportunities in operating and delivery rooms and surgery center settings Demonstrate knowledge of technology within the operating room to include computer systems and surgical robotics English Composition Preparation Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 2 4 4 4 34 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 56 90
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Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 MATH060 MATH080

Courses: General Education ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I HIT105 or IT for Healthcare Professionals IT105 Information and Technology Literacy INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success INTD140 Customer Relations LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH103 or College Algebra MATH143 Business Algebra PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology Courses: Core BIO141 BIO142 HSS121 HSS134 SUR102 SUR105 SUR110 SUR120 or BIO200 SUR150 SUR205 SUR210 SUR235 SUR245 SUR255 Total Program Credits:
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Human Anatomy & Physiology I Human Anatomy & Physiology II Medical Terminology Medical Law and Ethics Introduction to Surgical Technology Surgical Pharmacology Surgical Techniques Microbiology and Infection Control Applied Microbiology Introduction to Pathophysiology Surgical Procedures I Surgical Procedures II Surgical Clinical Practicum I Surgical Clinical Practicum II Surgical Clinical Practicum III

Admission Requirements Satisfactory completion of entrance testing Must achieve a score of 65 on Math and on English composite tests on the REACH exam within the same test. A physical examination, to include vision and hearing examinations by the students physician, is required for admission to the Surgical Technology degree program and must be documented on the form provided by CTU. The following tests and immunizations can be obtained from the students physician or local health department or clinic, with all costs assumed by the student. o Immunizations and vaccinations must be up-to-date or in process (MMR, Hepatitis B, Tetanus, Chicken Pox). o An annual TB skin test must be documented. In the event the TB (Mantoux) text is positive, a negative chest x-ray must be documented. It is the responsibility of the student to provide all necessary documentation. Students are also responsible to keep the TB skin test current throughout the program which will require annual re-testing and submission of results. A criminal background check and urine drug screen will be conducted as part of the admission requirements. Effective immediately for the Denver campus and in Spring 2011 for the Pueblo campus, the following additional admission requirements must be met: o Submission of Letter of Intent o 2 Professional Reference Forms o Attendance at Mandatory Informational Session In addition to the above Admission Requirements, the students should also be aware of the following: The student must have the physical ability and manual dexterity to perform all responsibilities of a Surgical Technologist. Administrative personnel at clinical agencies and in all the Health Science programs believe that Health Science students and the public with whom they come in contact must be protected against communicable diseases and unsafe practices. Each Health Science student must assume responsibility for meeting the industry-accepted health and safety requirements.

SUR102, SUR110, SUR205 and SUR210 include a laboratory component and will require 20 contact hours in the classroom and 40 contact hours in the lab (1 credit = 10 classroom contact hours for 2 credits or 20 contact hours; 1 credit = 20 lab contact hours for 2 credits or 40 contact hours for a total of 4 credits/60 contact hours). SUR235, SUR245 and SUR255 require a minimum of 176 hours at a clinical surgical setting, i.e. hospital, ambulatory care facility, etc. (1 credit = 44 contact hours for a total of 4 credits/176 contact hours) All other courses will consist of 40 contact hours in the classroom. The Colorado Technical University Surgical Technology Programs in Pueblo and Denver, Colorado, are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon recommendation of the Accreditation Review Committee on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP): 1361 Park Street Clearwater, FL 33765
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(712) 210-2350 www.caahep.org Accreditation Review Committee on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA): Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA) 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110 Littleton, CO 80120

Associate of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology


Effective July 26, 2011, this program is no longer available for future enrollments The field of Radiologic Technology is undergoing a remarkable transformation. This healthcare profession continues to be at the forefront in the diagnosis and treatment of injury and disease. The Associate of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology (AASRT) degree can provide you with the skills and confidence you need to enter the field of general radiography. This education also can form the foundation for further education and cross-training. Advanced opportunities include Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound, Radiation Therapy, MRI, CT, breast, cardiac and abdominal imaging and neurointerventional radiology. Outcomes: Communicate effectively with all members of the healthcare team Demonstrate professionalism within the clinical setting Perform routine radiographic procedures Produce a quality radiograph with applied knowledge of anatomy, positioning, technical factors, and image quality Analyze a finished radiograph Implement the proper procedures for non-routine examinations Apply safe and effective radiation protection practices Provide age appropriate patient care and safety Meet the clinical requirements of an entry level practitioner as indicated by employers Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation MATH060 Pre-Algebra MATH080 Elementary Algebra Courses: General Education BIO141 Human Anatomy & Physiology I ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT105 Information and Technology Literacy MATH143 Business Algebra MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology
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Courses: Core BIO142 HSS134 RADG101 RADG103 RADG104 RADG106 RADG107 RADG108 RADG121 RADG122 RADG123 RADG125 RADG126 RADG128 RADG129 RADG220 RADG221 RADG222 RADG223

Human Anatomy & Physiology II Medical Law and Ethics Radiographic Procedures of the Appendicular Skeleton Radiographic Image Production and Evaluation I Radiographic Procedures of the Axial Skeleton Radiographic Image Production and Evaluation II Radiographic Equipment Operation and Maintenance Radiographic Procedures of the Soft Tissues, Viscera and Other Systems Introduction to Radiologic Science and Patient Care Patient Care and Radiographic Sciences Clinical Lab Advanced Modalities Radiographic Clinical Education I Radiographic Clinical Education II Radiographic Procedures of the Cranium, Central Nervous and Circulatory Systems Radiographic Clinical Education III Radiographic Clinical Education IV Radiographic Clinical Education V Radiobiology Registry Review

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 2 3 3 3 5 5 3 3 3 70 102

Total Program Credits:

Admission Requirements Complete entrance testing Provide three (3) references, professional and/or personal. It is recommended that one be from a former instructor. Complete and submit the Interview Questionnaire Provide a Letter of Intent Complete a criminal background check International students must demonstrate proficiency in the English language as measured by a TOEFL score of 550 or above; 213 or higher on the computer-based exam Note: Students will be required to complete a physical exam and provide documentation of required immunizations prior to the start of their clinical education. The Colorado Technical University Radiology Technology Program in Kansas City, Missouri, is also accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), www.jrcert.org. Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850 Chicago, IL 60601-2208 (312) 704-5300

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Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting


Effective July 26, 2011, this program is no longer available for future enrollments The Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting (AASMA) program is designed to prepare you to perform various technical and administrative skills as a member of a healthcare team in various settings. The student can develop skills in phlebotomy, electrocardiograms, medication administration, minor surgical techniques, emergency medical procedures, and office procedures. Admission Requirements Satisfactory completion of entrance testing Outcomes: Practice within the scope of the Medical Assistant role in healthcare settings (acute care, long-term care, physician clinics, and medical record departments) Function effectively as a healthcare team member Demonstrate evidence of knowledge learning in courses promoting general competencies (such as anatomy, physiology, medical law, ethics, etc.) Demonstrate competency in clinical skills (such as phlebotomy, injections, technology in the clinical setting, etc.) Demonstrate proficiency in administrative skills (such as billing, coding, scheduling, computer skills, etc.) Satisfy general education requirements Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation MATH060 Pre-Algebra MATH080 Elementary Algebra Courses: General Education BIO122 Anatomy and Physiology ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II HIST210 World History and Culture I IT105 Information and Technology Literacy LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology Courses: Core HSS121 HSS134 MEDA111 MEDA123 MEDA132 MEDA133 MEDA211 MEDA212 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 32 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Effective January 8, 2012

Medical Terminology Medical Law and Ethics Success and Careers for the Medical Assistant Medical Office Management Study of Disease Processes Insurance Coding and Billing Clinical Skills I Medical Laboratory Procedures

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MEDA221 MEDA222 MEDA223 MEDA230 MEDA241 MEDA250 MEDA260

Clinical Skills II First Aid and Safety Pharmacology Wellness Clinical Review Clinical Externship Employment Strategies for Success as a Medical Assistant

4 4 4 4 2 6 2 58 90

Total Program Credits:

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair. The Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting Program at the Kansas City Campus is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES): 7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314 N. Falls Church, VA 22043 (703) 917-9503

Associate of Applied Science in Surgical Technology


Effective July 26, 2011, this program is no longer available for future enrollments The mission of the program is to prepare competent entry-level surgical technologists in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains and to help satisfy the need for surgical technologists in local and regional communities. The Surgical Technology program involves learning surgical procedures, exercising critical thinking skills and effectively communicating in the operating room environment. The surgical technologist is an active member of the surgical team. By using technology in the operating room suite, the student can learn the practical skills to successfully work in todays fast-paced operating room. Outcomes: Earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Surgical Technology (ST) Practice as an entry-level surgical technologist Provide high quality patient care pre, intra, and postoperatively Participate as a competent team member working with surgeons, anesthesiologists, operating room nurses, and other surgical personnel Develop competency as a scrub, second assist surgical technologist, and circulator Demonstrate expertise in maintaining a sterile field and assuring aseptic technique throughout the surgical procedure Have the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue employment opportunities in operating and delivery rooms and surgery center settings Exhibit caring and ethical behavior Communicate effectively and in a professional manner Utilize critical thinking skills
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Express enthusiasm and a sense of pride in team work Demonstrate the ability to apply theoretical knowledge and a surgical conscience Practice the role of patient advocate Demonstrate knowledge of technology within the operating room to include computer systems and surgical robotics English Composition Preparation Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 2 4 4 4 4 34 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 56 90

Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 MATH060 MATH080

Courses: General Education ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success INTD140 Customer Relations IT105 Information and Technology Literacy LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH103 or College Algebra MATH143 Business Algebra PSYC100 Introduction to Psychology Courses: Core BIO141 BIO142 HSS121 HSS134 SUR104 SUR105 SUR112 SUR120 SUR150 SUR207 SUR212 SUR235 SUR245 SUR255 Total Program Credits:

Human Anatomy & Physiology I Human Anatomy & Physiology II Medical Terminology Medical Law and Ethics Introduction to Surgical Technology Surgical Pharmacology Surgical Techniques Microbiology and Infection Control Introduction to Pathophysiology Surgical Procedures I Surgical Procedures II Surgical Clinical Practicum I Surgical Clinical Practicum II Surgical Clinical Practicum III

Admission Requirements Satisfactory completion of entrance testing Must achieve a score of 65 on Math and on English composite tests on the REACH exam within the same test.
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A physical examination, to include vision and hearing examinations by the students physician, is required for admission to the Surgical Technology degree program and must be documented on the form provided by CTU. The following tests and immunizations can be obtained from the students physician or local health department or clinic, with all costs assumed by the student. o o Immunizations and vaccinations must be up-to-date or in process (MMR, Hepatitis B, Tetanus, Chicken Pox). An annual TB skin test must be documented. In the event the TB (Mantoux) text is positive, a negative chest x-ray must be documented. It is the responsibility of the student to provide all necessary documentation. Students are also responsible to keep the TB skin test current throughout the program which will require annual re-testing and submission of results.

A criminal background check and urine drug screen will be conducted as part of the admission requirements. The following additional admission requirements must be met: o o o Submission of Letter of Intent 2 Professional Reference Forms Attendance at Mandatory Informational Session

In addition to the above Admission Requirements, the students should also be aware of the following: The student must have the physical ability and manual dexterity to perform all responsibilities of a Surgical Technologist. Administrative personnel at clinical agencies and in all the Health Science programs believe that Health Science students and the public with whom they come in contact must be protected against communicable diseases and unsafe practices. Each Health Science student must assume responsibility for meeting the industry-accepted health and safety requirements.

SUR104, SUR112, SUR207 and SUR212 include a laboratory component and will require 30 contact hours in the classroom and 20 contact hours in the lab (1 credit = 10 classroom contact hours for 3 credits or 30 contact hours; 1 credit = 20 lab contact hours for 1 credit or 20 contact hours for a total of 4 credits/50 contact hours) SUR235, SUR245, and SUR255 require a minimum of 176 hours at a clinical surgical setting, i.e. hospital, ambulatory care facility, etc. (1 credit = 44 contact hours for a total of 4 credits/176 contact hours) All other courses will consist of 40 contact hours in the classroom. The Colorado Technical University Surgical Technology Program in Kansas City, Missouri, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, www.caahep.org, upon recommendation of the Accreditation Review Committee on Education in Surgical Technology. Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP): 1361 Park Street Clearwater, FL 33765 (727) 210-2350 www.caahep.org Accreditation Review Committee on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA):
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Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA) 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110 Littleton, CO 80120 Diploma in Practical Nursing Effective October 2, 2011, this program is no longer available for future enrollments The Diploma in Practical Nursing (Diploma - PN) is designed to prepare students to enter the field of nursing. Students learn basic patient care techniques, assessment skills, IV therapy, how to assist clients with life/wellness needs and the study of disease pathologies. Students will practice skills in acute care, long-term care and community settings. Outcomes: Apply principles from general education and nursing to practice. Use problem-solving process as a basis for cooperative decision making in the provision of direct nursing care. Participate with other providers in the delivery of health care to meet the health needs of individuals Contribute to and implement a plan of care addressing the individual needs of clients. Practice within accepted moral, ethical, and legal standards to provide safe, effective, and compassionate nursing care. Accept individual responsibility and accountability for own nursing practice and for continuing personal and professional growth. Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation MATH060 Pre-Algebra MATH080 Elementary Algebra Courses: General Education ENGL111 English Composition I INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success Courses: Core BIO141 BIO142 PN100 PN101 PN102 PN103 PN104 PN105 PN106 PN107 PN108 4 4 4 4 4 8 4 4 1 4 4 4 3 4 4 3 3

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Human Anatomy & Physiology I Human Anatomy & Physiology II Personal and Vocational Concepts I Fundamentals of Nursing I Fundamentals of Nursing II Protective Function Throughout the Lifespan Medical-Surgical Clinical I Pharmacology for Practical Nurses Respiratory and Cardiovascular Function Throughout the Lifespan Medical-Surgical Clinical II Mental Health Nursing Throughout the Lifespan

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Mental Health Clinical Regulatory Functions Throughout the Lifespan Musculoskeletal, Cognition and Sensory Throughout the Lifespan Nutrition & Diet Therapy Medical-Surgical Clinical III IV Therapy for the Practical Nurse Maternal-Newborn Nursing Maternal-Newborn Clinical Digestion and Elimination Throughout the Lifespan Medical-Surgical Clinical IV Personal & Vocational Concepts II Leadership Clinical NCLEX-PN Review

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Total Program Credits:

Minimum Admission Requirements Listed below are the minimum requirements for admissions consideration. Criteria for selection of students will include: Application to the Practical Nursing Program; including all items in the Practical Nursing student file as well as completion of the Student Finance Process Complete the Accuplacer placement test Successfully complete the practical nursing entrance exam Successfully pass a background check without evidence of a Class A misdemeanor or felony prior to the first day of class (There is a $35.00 background check fee) Complete the Essential Abilities Questionnaire (Appendix A of the Practical Nursing Handbook) Complete a Health Screening and provide proof of current immunizations Attend the nursing orientation

The Practical Nursing program at the North Kansas City campus is fully approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing. The State Board of Nursing to which the student applies for the initial Practical Nursing License will determine the eligibility to sit for the NCLEX-PN licensure exam. This will be done upon proof of successful completion of a qualified Practical Nursing Program. Diploma in Medical Assisting Effective October 2, 2011, this program is no longer available for future enrollments The Diploma in Medical Assisting (Diploma MA) program is designed to prepare students to perform various technical and administrative skills as a member of a healthcare team in various settings. The student can develop skills in phlebotomy, electrocardiograms, medication administration, minor surgical techniques, emergency medical procedures, and office procedures.
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Admission Requirements Satisfactory completion of entrance testing Outcomes: Practice within the scope of the Medical Assistant role in healthcare settings (acute care, long-term care, physician clinics, and medical record departments) Function effectively as a healthcare team member Demonstrate evidence of knowledge learned in courses promoting general competencies (such as anatomy, physiology, medical law, ethics, etc.) Demonstrate competency in clinical skills (such as phlebotomy, injections, technology in the clinical setting, etc.) Demonstrate proficiency in administrative skills (such as billing, coding, scheduling, computer skills, etc.) Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation MATH060 Pre-Algebra MATH080 Elementary Algebra Courses: General Education ENGL111 English Composition I Courses: Core BIO122 HSS121 HSS134 MEDA111 MEDA123 MEDA132 MEDA133 MEDA211 MEDA212 MEDA221 MEDA222 MEDA223 MEDA230 MEDA241 MEDA250 MEDA260

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Anatomy and Physiology Medical Terminology Medical Law and Ethics Success and Careers for the Medical Assistant Medical Office Management Study of Disease Processes Insurance Coding and Billing Clinical Skills I Medical Laboratory Procedures Clinical Skills II First Aid and Safety Pharmacology Wellness Clinical Review Clinical Externship Employment Strategies for Success as a Medical Assistant

Total Program Credits:

Students who successfully complete the Diploma in MA Program and want to obtain the Associates Degree in Medical Assisting will need to successfully complete the following General Education courses (24 hrs):
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ENGL112 English Composition II HIST210 World History & Culture I IT105 Information and Technology Literacy LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra PSYC100 Intro to Psychology

The Diploma in Medical Assisting Program at the North Kansas City Campus is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) 7777 Leesburg Pike Suite 314 N. Falls Church, VA 22043 (703)917-9503 Associate of Science in General Studies The Associate of Science in General Studies (ASGS) program is designed to provide a targeted educational experience that prepares students to develop the specific critical thinking, problem solving, ethical decision-making, and communication skills, which are valuable for employment in career fields such as sales, military and government service, and information technology. Graduates from the ASGS program also attain the education competencies that are needed to advance in their careers and can serve as a solid foundation for continuing education. Outcomes: Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the importance of the moral standards embodied in a professional code of ethics Communicate in written and verbal modes of communications Show an understanding of the diverse national and global cultural environments in which people work Work effectively as a problem-solving team member Access, evaluate, and use information to create knowledge Solve complex problems independently and creatively Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
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Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST150 or World History Since 1500
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HIST210 HIST250 or HIST310 HUMN200 INTD111 LITR220 MATH143 PHIL310 PSYC100 or SOCL101 Courses: Core BADM305 EM208 IT190 IT235 IT254 MGMT115 Courses: Electives ELE Total Program Credits:

World History and Culture I World Cultures and Values World History and Culture II Art and Music Appreciation Creating Academic and Professional Success Values in World Literature Business Algebra Ethics Introduction to Psychology Introduction to Sociology

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Organizational Behavior Web Development I Introduction to IT Database Applications With Access Spreadsheet Applications Introductory Business Practices

Select a minimum of 16 credit hours

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Associate of Science in General Studies


(Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The Associate of Science in General Studies (ASGS) program is designed to provide a targeted educational experience that prepares students to develop the specific critical thinking, problem solving, ethical decision-making, and communication skills, which are valuable for employment in career fields such as sales, military and government service, and information technology. Graduates from the ASGS program also attain the education competencies that are needed to advance in their careers and can serve as a solid foundation for continuing education. *This degree will fulfill associate degree requirements for CTUs bachelors programs, with the exception of the following: BSIT, BSHSA, BSCJ-HS, BSCJ-HEM, BSFF and BSN programs. Students interested in BSFIN, BSCJ, and BSACC may be required to take additional courses in the bachelor program if prerequisites are not met while taking the ASGS curriculum. Contact your Prior Learning Assessment Specialist if you have questions regarding matriculation to a bachelors program.

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Outcomes: Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the importance of the moral standards embodied in a professional code of ethics Communicate in written and verbal modes of communications Show an understanding of the diverse national and global cultural environments in which people work Work effectively as a problem-solving team member Access, evaluate, and use information to create knowledge Solve complex problems independently and creatively Courses: Core ENGL211 ENGL125 or ENGL125-L ENGL126 or ENGL126-L HIST125 or PBAD200 LITR240 MATH105 or MATH105-L MATH140 or MATH140-L MPM210 PSYC120 SCI210 SOCL215 UNIV100 or UNIV101 UNIV201 Courses: Electives ELE Total Program Credits: Professional Communications Real World Writing Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing With a Purpose American Culture in Transition American Government Literature: A Mirror of Life Real World Math Math for Professionals Introduction to Project Management Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior: The Individual The Sciences: Inquiry, Innovation and Invention Sociology and Understanding Human Behavior: Groups Building a Foundation for Student Success Building Your Success Strategy Plan Career Planning and Management 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 4 4 4 54 36 90

Choose a minimum of 36 credit hours

Associate of Applied Science in General Studies


Effective July 26, 2011, this program is no longer available for future enrollments

The Associate of Applied Science in General Studies (AASGS) program is designed to provide a targeted educational experience that prepares students to develop the specific critical thinking, problem solving, ethical decision-making, and communication skills, which are valuable for employment in career fields such as sales, military and government service, and information technology. Graduates from the AASGS program also attain the education competencies that are needed to advance in their careers and can serve as a solid foundation for continuing education.
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Outcomes: Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the importance of the moral standards embodied in a professional code of ethics Communicate in written and verbal modes of communications Show an understanding of the diverse national and global cultural environments in which people work Work effectively as a problem-solving team member Access, evaluate, and use information to create knowledge Solve complex problems independently and creatively Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 56 4 4 4 4 4 4 24 12 92
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Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I HIST250 or World Cultures and Values HIST310 World History and Culture II HUMN200 Art and Music Appreciation INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH143 Business Algebra PHIL310 Ethics PSYC100 or Introduction to Psychology SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology SCI205 Environmental Science Courses: Core BADM305 EBUS208 IT190 IT235 IT254 MGMT115 Courses: Electives ELE Total Program Credits:
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Organizational Behavior Web Site/Portfolio Development Introduction to IT Database Applications With Access Spreadsheet Applications Introductory Business Practices Select a minimum of 12 credit hours

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Bachelor of Science in Advertising and Digital Media Design


The power of advertising, advertising on line, marketing and digital media permeates nearly every area of our daily lives from consumer recognition to product loyalty and beyond. Creative businesses seek marketing professionals that can manage media campaigns and design requests from concept to completion. The ability to create memorable images and manage projects effectively and memorably can lead towards a rewarding future in the Creative industry. Outcomes: Explore the advertising, digital design and marketing industries Explore the role of mobile computing, virtual worlds, social networking and blogging on Examine the impact of cultural differences, global branding and cross cultural communications on advertising Demonstrate the use of a variety of marketing related skills Convert customer requests into clear specifications and proposals; then use the appropriate graphic design processes to meet client expectations Explore the basics of 3D computer graphics Select appropriate techniques and technologies for both print and web media Establish budget, project management, and legal guidelines for customer projects and manage them from conception to completion Exhibit professionalism through accuracy, attention to detail, teamwork skills, meeting deadlines, and effectively respond to clients needs Explore ethical issues related to advertising and advertising professionals Describe the importance of ethical decision making as it relates to design, copyright, intellectual property and apply copyright guidelines to projects Apply written communication skills critical to graphic designers Create and refine individual professional quality resume and portfolio Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
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Courses: General Education DMD120 Design Fundamentals ECON201 Macroeconomics EM208 Web Development I ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL210 Professional Speaking ENGL240 or Professional Communication for Technical Careers ENGL200 Professional Writing FINC200 or Applied Finance and Managerial Accounting
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MATH306 INTD111 or INTD121 IT254 MATH103 or MATH143 MGMT115 MKTG225 PHIL340 or PHIL310 SCI205 VC151 Courses: Core ADV221 ADV231 ADV321 ADV331 BADM475 DMD130 DMD225 DMD230 DMD242 DMD243 or DMD340 or DMD371 DMD270 DMD290 DMD295 or DMD496 or DMD497 DMD310 DMD322 DMD325 DMD370 DMD375 EM210 EM218 EM270 EM301 EM325 PM220 VC110 VC125 VC210
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Computer Assisted Statistics Creating Academic and Professional Success Introduction to the Design Process Spreadsheet Applications College Algebra Business Algebra Introductory Business Practices Introduction to Marketing Ethics for the Technology Age Ethics Environmental Science History of Graphic Design

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Advertising Principles Virtual Advertising Global Advertising Ethics in Advertising Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship Typography I Computer Illustration I Typography II Digital Imaging Digital Photography Branding and Packaging Desktop Desktop Publishing I Portfolio Development Design Studio Internship Digital Media Capstone Corporate Identity Development Production Standards Computer Illustration II Desktop Publishing II Digital Video Editing Introduction to 3D Virtual Worlds Web Development II Emerging Media and Technology Foundations in 3D Computer Graphics Multi-Media Development for the Web Project Management Tools Drawing I Visual Thinking and Layout Techniques Drawing II

Courses: Electives ELE Total Program Credits:

Select a minimum of 12 credit hours

12 184

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Bachelor of Science in Digital Media Design


Businesses depend on creative concepts and innovative media solutions to carry their messages, make sales and entertain their customers. Graduates who are skilled in solving marketing and communication challenges with a wide range of creative digital solutions can have a rewarding future. Advertising agencies, design firms, public relations firms, video and film production companies, computer animation houses, printing companies, and in-house agencies are among the organizations that seek designers, Web designers, artists and production managers with bachelors degrees. Outcomes: Implement business, advertising, and marketing strategies used in the graphic design industry Convert customer requests into clear proposals and specifications; then use the appropriate graphic design processes to meet client needs Utilize budgeting, scheduling and project management skills from project conception to Explore and implement a variety of print and web technologies Select appropriate techniques and technologies for both print and web media Demonstrate advanced digital image editing and manipulation techniques Explore the basics of 3D computer graphics Exhibit professionalism through accuracy, attention to detail, teamwork skills, meeting deadlines, and effectively interfacing with clients Explore digital video editing, 3D Virtual Worlds, and emerging media Describe the importance of ethical decision making as it relates to design, copyright, intellectual property Apply written communication skills critical to graphic designers Create and refine an individual graphic design resume and portfolio Apply copyright guidelines to projects Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
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Courses: General Education DMD120 Design Fundamentals ECON201 Macroeconomics EM208 or Web Development I EBUS208 Web Site/Portfolio Development
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ENGL111 ENGL112 ENGL210 ENGL240 or ENGL200 FINC200 or MATH306 INTD111 or INTD121 IT254 MATH103 or MATH143 MGMT115 MKTG225 PHIL340 or PHIL310 SCI205 VC151 Courses: Core ADV221 DMD130 DMD225 DMD230 DMD242 DMD243 DMD270 DMD290 DMD295 or DMD496 or DMD497 DMD310 DMD370 DMD371 DMD375 EM210 EM218 EM270 EM301 EM325 PM220 VC110 VC125 VC210

English Composition I English Composition II Professional Speaking Professional Communication for Technical Careers Professional Writing Applied Finance and Managerial Accounting Computer Assisted Statistics Creating Academic and Professional Success Introduction to the Design Process Spreadsheet Applications College Algebra Business Algebra Introductory Business Practices Introduction to Marketing Ethics for the Technology Age Ethics Environmental Science History of Graphic Design

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Advertising Principles Typography I Computer Illustration I Typography II Digital Imaging Digital Photography Desktop Publishing I Portfolio Development Design Studio Internship Digital Media Capstone Corporate Identity Development Desktop Publishing II Desktop Publishing III Digital Video Editing Introduction to 3D Virtual Worlds Web Development II Emerging Media and Technology Foundations in 3D Computer Graphics Multi-Media Development for the Web Project Management Tools Drawing I Visual Thinking and Layout Techniques Drawing II

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Courses: Electives DMD/EM/ADV ELE GEN ELE Total Program Credits:

Select 20 credit hours from DMD, EM, ADV or other approved courses Select a minimum of 12 credit hours

20 12 32 184

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Bachelor of Science in Digital Media Design


Emerging Media Concentration Businesses depend on creative concepts and innovative media solutions to carry their messages, make sales and entertain their customers. Graduates who are skilled in solving marketing and communication challenges with a wide range of creative digital solutions can have a rewarding future. Advertising agencies, design firms, public relations firms, video and film production companies, computer animation houses, printing companies, and in-house agencies are among the organizations that seek designers, Web designers, artists and production managers with bachelors degrees. Outcomes: Implement business, advertising, and marketing strategies used in the graphic design industry Convert customer requests into clear proposals and specifications; then use the appropriate graphic design processes to meet client needs Utilize budgeting, scheduling and project management skills from project conception to Explore and implement a variety of print and web technologies Select appropriate techniques and technologies for both print and web media Demonstrate advanced digital image editing and manipulation techniques Explore the basics of 3D computer graphics Exhibit professionalism through accuracy, attention to detail, teamwork skills, meeting deadlines, and effectively interfacing with clients Explore digital video editing, 3D Virtual Worlds, and emerging media Describe the importance of ethical decision making as it relates to design, copyright, intellectual property Apply written communication skills critical to graphic designers Create and refine individual graphic design resume and portfolio Apply copyright guidelines to projects Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4

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Courses: General Education DMD120 Design Fundamentals ECON201 Macroeconomics EM208 Web Development I EM218 Web Development II EM270 Emerging Media and Technology EM325 Multi-Media Development for the Web ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL210 Professional Speaking ENGL240 or Professional Communication for Technical Careers ENGL200 Professional Writing FINC200 or Applied Finance and Managerial Accounting MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics INTD111 or Creating Academic and Professional Success INTD121 Introduction to the Design Process IT254 Spreadsheet Applications MATH103 or College Algebra MATH143 Business Algebra MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices MKTG220 Introduction to Marketing PHIL340 or Ethics for the Technology Age PHIL310 Ethics PM220 Project Management Tools SCI205 or Environmental Science PHY130 Animation Mechanics VC151 History of Graphic Design Courses: Core ADV221 DMD130 DMD225 DMD230 DMD242 DMD243 DMD270 DMD290 DMD295 or DMD496 or DMD497 DMD310 DMD340 or DMD465 DMD370 DMD375 EM210 EM301

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 80 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

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Advertising Principles Typography I Computer Illustration I Typography II Digital Imaging Digital Photography Desktop Publishing I Portfolio Development Design Studio Internship Digital Media Capstone Corporate Identity Development Branding and Packaging Editorial Design Desktop Publishing II Digital Video Editing Introduction to 3D Virtual Worlds Foundations in 3D Computer Graphics

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VC110 VC125 VC210

Drawing I Visual Thinking and Layout Techniques Drawing II

4 4 4 72

Courses: Concentration CS104 or Problem Solving Concepts With C++ IT106 or Introduction to Programming Logic EM406 Advanced 3D Projects EM302 3D Modeling EM303 3D Character Rigging EM304 3D Animation EM310 or Introduction to Maya Programming With MEL EM405 3D Environments Courses: Electives ELE Total Program Credits:

4 4 4 4 4 20 12 184

Select a minimum of 12 credit hours

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Bachelor of Science Digital Media Design


Advertising Media Concentration Businesses depend on creative concepts and innovative media solutions to carry their messages, make sales and entertain their customers. Graduates who are skilled in solving marketing and communication challenges with a wide range of creative digital solutions can have a rewarding future. Advertising agencies, design firms, public relations firms, video and film production companies, computer animation houses, printing companies, and in-house agencies are among the organizations that seek designers, Web designers, artists and production managers with bachelors degrees. Outcomes: Implement business, advertising, and marketing strategies used in the graphic design industry Convert customer requests into clear proposals and specifications; then use the appropriate graphic design processes to meet client needs Utilize budgeting, scheduling and project management skills from project conception to Explore and implement a variety of print and web technologies Demonstrate advanced digital image editing and manipulation techniques Explore the basics of 3D computer graphics Exhibit professionalism through accuracy, attention to detail, teamwork skills, meeting deadlines, and effectively interfacing with clients Explore digital video editing, 3D Virtual Worlds, and emerging media Describe the importance of ethical decision making as it relates to design, copyright, intellectual
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property Apply written communication skills critical to graphic designers Create and refine individual graphic design resume and portfolio Select appropriate techniques and technologies for both print and web media Apply copyright guidelines to projects English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 80 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080

Courses: General Education DMD120 Design Fundamentals ECON201 Macroeconomics EM208 Web Development I EM218 Web Development II EM270 Emerging Media and Technology EM325 Multi-Media Development for the Web ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL210 Professional Speaking ENGL240 or Professional Communication for Technical Careers ENGL200 Professional Writing FINC200 or Applied Finance and Managerial Accounting MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics INTD111 or Creating Academic and Professional Success INTD121 Introduction to the Design Process IT254 Spreadsheet Applications MATH103 or College Algebra MATH143 Business Algebra MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices MKTG225 Introduction to Marketing PHIL340 Ethics for the Technology Age PM220 Project Management Tools SCI205 or Environmental Science PHY130 Animation Mechanics VC151 History of Graphic Design Courses: Core ADV221 DMD130 DMD225 DMD230 DMD242 DMD243 DMD270

Effective January 8, 2012

Advertising Principles Typography I Computer Illustration I Typography II Digital Imaging Digital Photography Desktop Publishing I

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DMD290 DMD295 or DMD496 or DMD497 DMD310 DMD340 or DMD465 DMD370 DMD375 EM210 EM301 VC110 VC125 VC210

Portfolio Development Design Studio Internship Digital Media Capstone Corporate Identity Development Branding and Packaging Editorial Design Desktop Publishing II Digital Video Editing Introduction to 3D Virtual Worlds Foundations in 3D Computer Graphics Drawing I Visual Thinking and Layout Techniques Drawing II

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 72 4 4 4 4 4 20 12 184

Courses: Concentration ADV231 Virtual Advertising ADV321 Global Advertising ADV331 Ethics in Advertising BADM475 Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship EBUS308 Introduction to e-Business Courses: Electives ELE Select a minimum of 12 credit hours Total Program Credits:

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Bachelor of Science Digital Media Design


Career Emphasis Concentration Businesses depend on creative concepts and innovative media solutions to carry their messages, make sales and entertain their customers. Graduates who are skilled in solving marketing and communication challenges with a wide range of creative digital solutions can have a rewarding future. Advertising agencies, design firms, public relations firms, video and film production companies, computer animation houses, printing companies, and in-house agencies are among the organizations that seek designers, Web designers, artists and production managers with bachelors degrees. Outcomes: Implement business, advertising, and marketing strategies used in the graphic design industry Convert customer requests into clear proposals and specifications; then use the appropriate graphic design processes to meet client needs Utilize budgeting, scheduling and project management skills from project conception to Explore and implement a variety of print and web technologies
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Select appropriate techniques and technologies for both print and web media Demonstrate advanced digital image editing and manipulation techniques Explore the basics of 3D computer graphics Exhibit professionalism through accuracy, attention to detail, teamwork skills, meeting deadlines, and effectively interfacing with clients Explore digital video editing, 3D Virtual Worlds, and emerging media Describe the importance of ethical decision making as it relates to design, copyright, intellectual property and apply copyright guidelines to projects Apply written communication skills critical to graphic designers Create and refine an individual graphic design resume and portfolio Apply copyright guidelines to projects English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 80 4

Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080

Courses: General Education DMD120 Design Fundamentals ECON201 Macroeconomics EM208 Web Development I EM218 Web Development II EM270 Emerging Media and Technology EM325 Multi-Media Development for the Web ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL210 Professional Speaking ENGL240 Professional Communication for Technical Careers FINC200 or Applied Finance and Managerial Accounting MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics INTD111 or Creating Academic and Professional Success INTD121 Introduction to the Design Process IT254 Spreadsheet Applications MATH103 or College Algebra MATH143 Business Algebra MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices MKTG225 Introduction to Marketing PHIL340 or Ethics for the Technology Age PHIL310 Ethics PM220 Project Management Tools SCI205 or Environmental Science PHY130 Animation Mechanics VC151 History of Graphic Design Courses: Core ADV221

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DMD130 DMD225 DMD230 DMD242 DMD243 DMD270 DMD290 DMD295 or DMD496 or DMD497 DMD310 DMD340 or DMD465 DMD370 DMD375 EM210 EM301 VC110 VC125 VC210

Typography I Computer Illustration I Typography II Digital Imaging Digital Photography Desktop Publishing I Portfolio Development Design Studio Internship Digital Media Capstone Corporate Identity Development Branding and Packaging Editorial Design Desktop Publishing II Digital Video Editing Introduction to 3D Virtual Worlds Foundations in 3D Computer Graphics Drawing I Visual Thinking and Layout Techniques Drawing II

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Courses: Concentration Concentration choice: Select 20 credits hours for career concentration Courses: Electives ELE Total Program Credits: Select a minimum of 12 credit hours

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Bachelor of Science in Enterprise Information Management


The ability to integrate people, processes, and technology is becoming increasingly important for an organization to be effective, efficient, and competitive in a global business environment. The elements of having the ability to understand and assess technology solutions, solve business problems, and manage complex projects are critical in accomplishing an organizations vision, objectives and strategies. The Bachelor of Science in Enterprise Information Management (BSEIM) program is designed to provide the foundation for those individuals who may the new generation of business leaders. The program integrates business concepts, technology solutions, and project management skills. Graduates of the program will have had the opportunity to develop effective communications skills, improved insight into business operations, a variety of problem solving approaches, and the ability to effectively manage resources and projects. They should understand the impact of market and customer requirements. The program includes a major project where
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students are required to demonstrate the synthesis of skills they have acquired. Outcomes: Develop an understanding of financial, capital, budgeting, and cost management functions and their impact to business processes and operations Apply the fundamentals of leading and managing local, remote, and offshore resources and organizational functions and their relationship in a business setting Demonstrate software and project management best practices throughout the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Use state-of-the-practice techniques to develop a system that meets given quality specifications and includes a functioning business application Apply state-of-the-practice techniques to design and develop a software system that solves a business-oriented problem Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 64 4 4 4 4 4 4

Courses: General Education CS250 Fundamentals of Database Systems ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL210 Professional Speaking HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT254 Spreadsheet Applications LITR220 Values in World Literature MATH103 College Algebra MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PHIL310 Ethics PSYC100 or Introduction to Psychology SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology SCI205 Environmental Science Courses: Core ACCT201 BADM305 CE242 CS104 CS246 CS265

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Accounting I Organizational Behavior Computer Architecture Problem Solving Concepts With C++ Structured Query Language Algorithms

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CS346 CS366 CS376 CSS150 HRMT215 IT205 IT300 IT400 IT481 IT482 MATH200 MKTG225 PM220 MPM344 SWE440 SWE441 Courses: Electives BUS/PM/TM ELE Programming ELE GEN ELE Total Program Credits:

User Interface Design Software Engineering Methods Object Oriented Methods Introduction to Computer Security Management of Human Resources Fundamentals of Networking Computer Networks and Communications Information Technology Architectures IT Capstone I IT Capstone II Discrete Mathematics Introduction to Marketing Project Management Tools Project Risk Management Software Project Management Human Elements in Projects and Organizations Select 12 credits from Business, Project Management or Technical courses Select one object-oriented program language and take 12 credits of courses in that language Select a minimum of 4 credit hours

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 88 12 12 4 28 180 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Available Programming Electives: CS115 Programming With C++ CS116 C# Programming CS215 Intermediate C++ Programming CS216 Intermediate C# Programming CS230 Data Structures CS316 Advanced C# Programming IT115 Programming With Java IT215 Intermediate Java Programming IT315 Advanced Java

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management


Most organizations have invested significantly in computer hardware and software systems. Today, the need is for professionals who can align and manage technology in harmony with human resources. The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management (BSISM) provides a mix of technical and business coursework that provides a balance of skills.
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Outcomes: Plan, implement, maintain, and manage computing and information systems Demonstrate an understanding of current computer networks and protocols of data Explain database concepts, discuss the capabilities of modern database systems, and apply those concepts in the design, implementation, and querying of a database to support a Apply the skills necessary to manage people and to use technology to support business goals through team projects Apply the tools and techniques of project management Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 64 4 4 4 4 4

Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL210 Professional Speaking ENGL240 or Professional Communication for Technical Careers ENGL200 Professional Writing HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I INTD111 or Creating Academic and Professional Success INTD121 Introduction to the Design Process IT235 Database Applications With Access IT254 Spreadsheet Applications LITR220 or Values in World Literature HUMN200 Art and Music Appreciation College Algebra MATH103 or MATH143 Business Algebra MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PHIL340 or Ethics for the Technology Age PHIL310 Ethics PSYC100 or Introduction to Psychology SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology SCI205 Environmental Science Courses: Core ACCT201 BADM305 BADM350 or MGMT235 CS104 CS146

Effective January 8, 2012

Accounting I Organizational Behavior International Business Business Law I Problem Solving Concepts With C++ Introduction to UNIX

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CS246 CSS150 EM208 or EBUS208 EM210 EM218 EM228 EM270 EM420 FINC200 IT145 IT180 IT190 IT205 IT225 IT300 IT340 IT400 IT485 IT486 PM220 Courses: Electives ELE Total Program Credits:

Structured Query Language Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I Web Site/Portfolio Development Introduction to 3D Virtual Worlds Web Development II Scripting for the Web Emerging Media and Technology Web-Based Database Applications Applied Finance and Managerial Accounting Client/Server Operating Systems Introduction to Computer Technology Introduction to IT Fundamentals of Networking IT Support Systems Computer Networks and Communications Client/Server System and Network Administration Information Technology Architectures ISM Capstone I ISM Capstone II Project Management Tools

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 100

Technical electives: Select 16 credits of approved technical electives

16 180

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Bachelor of Science in Information Assurance Security


Information Technology Concentration Information assurance and security professionals design, install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot an organizations security policies, processes, network, hardware, and software infrastructure. They apply tools and technologies to ensure that the organization is secure. The Bachelors of Science in Information Assurance and Security degree allows undergraduate learners to acquire and apply various processes, tools, technologies, and methods of securing an enterprise; including security policies, social engineering, access control, authentication, perimeter security, disaster recovery and business continuity, risk management, incident response, viruses, malware, spam, encryption, and other infrastructure security techniques that include governance and strategic alignment of IT and business. In addition to information assurance and security expertise, learners in this concentration demonstrate the business, interpersonal, and communication skills required to influence internal decision making and overall organizational effectiveness. Successful graduates of this concentration are prepared to pursue careers as information security consultants, managers, or security
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administrators. Outcomes: Explain how security can be implemented through network communication protocols and supporting network hardware. Demonstrate the ability to incorporate secure practices into the design and development of software programs, database architecture and web-based applications using a security development lifecycle model. Describe how the interaction of computer architecture, operating systems, networking components and databases result in the achievement of an organizations mission. Demonstrate the proficiency of both a current programming language and scripting language.Examine and explain the benefits of a Computer Incident Response Team and demonstrate the use of tools to audit, detect and investigate the elements of an attack. Recognize, explain and analyze regulations, statutes and laws regarding computer systems security compliance issues. Employ techniques for the collection, analyzing and reporting of digital evidence captured from computers, mobile devices and storage systems to support criminal investigations. Describe and plan the formation of security polices resulting from a comprehensive risk assessment analysis. Explain how an organizations digital assets are protected by the development of both a Business Continuity Plan and Disaster Recovery Plan. Apply and demonstrate critical thinking skills in areas of advanced research through the design of research papers that could benefit the industry. Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics EM208 Web Development I ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL240 Professional Communication for Technical Careers 4 HIST150 World History Since 1500 HUM200 or Art and Music Appreciation LITR220 Values in World Literature INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT254 Spreadsheet Applications MATH103 College Algebra MATH200 Discrete Mathematics MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PHIL340 or Ethics for the Technology Age PHIL310 Ethics PM220 Project Management Tools PSYC100 or Introduction to Psychology SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology SCI205 Environmental Science
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Courses: Core CSS150 CSS200 CSS250 CSS260 CSS280 CSS300 CSS321 CSS330 CSS340 CSS350 CSS351 CSS370 CSS380 CSS410 CSS430 CSS441 CSS450

Introduction to Computer Security Principles of Network Security Security Risk Management Scripting with Perl Ethical Hacking Vulnerability Assessment and Management Software Assurance Database Security Operating System Security Computer Forensics I Computer Forensics II Security Architecture Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning Cloud Computing, Privacy and Security Advanced Research in IAS and IT Management Security Compliance Security Capstone

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Courses: Concentration CS104 Problem Solving Concepts With C++ CS115 or Programming with C++ IT115 or Programming with Java CS116 C# Programming CS146 Introduction to UNIX CS215 or Intermediate C++ Programming IT215 or Intermediate Java CS216 Programming or Intermediate C# Programming CS246 Structured Query Language CS250 Fundamentals of Database Systems CS352 Advanced Database Systems IT205 Fundamentals of Networking IT300 Computer Networks and Communications IT340 Client/Server System and Network Administration IT375 IT Management Strategy IT400 Information Technology Architectures Total Program Credits:

Bachelor of Science in Information Assurance Security


Computer Science Concentration Information assurance and security professionals design, install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot an organizations security policies, processes, network, hardware, and software infrastructure. They apply tools
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and technologies to ensure that the organization is secure. The Bachelors of Science in Information Assurance and Security degree allows undergraduate learners to acquire and apply various processes, tools, technologies, and methods of securing an enterprise; including security policies, social engineering, access control, authentication, perimeter security, disaster recovery and business continuity, risk management, incident response, viruses, malware, spam, encryption, and other infrastructure security techniques that include governance and strategic alignment of IT and business. In addition to information assurance and security expertise, learners in this concentration demonstrate the business, interpersonal, and communication skills required to influence internal decision making and overall organizational effectiveness. Successful graduates of this concentration are prepared to pursue careers as information security consultants, managers, or security administrators. Outcomes: Explain how security can be implemented through network communication protocols and supporting network hardware. Demonstrate the ability to incorporate secure practices into the design and development of software programs, database architecture and web-based applications using a security development lifecycle model. Describe how the interaction of computer architecture, operating systems, networking components and databases result in the achievement of an organizations mission. Demonstrate the proficiency of both a current programming language and scripting language. Examine and explain the benefits of a Computer Incident Response Team and demonstrate the use of tools to audit, detect and investigate the elements of an attack. Recognize, explain and analyze regulations, statutes and laws regarding computer systems security compliance issues. Employ techniques for the collection, analyzing and reporting of digital evidence captured from computers, mobile devices and storage systems to support criminal investigations. Describe and plan the formation of security polices resulting from a comprehensive risk assessment analysis. Explain how an organizations digital assets are protected by the development of both a Business Continuity Plan and Disaster Recovery Plan. Apply and demonstrate critical thinking skills in areas of advanced research through the design of research papers that could benefit the industry. Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics EM208 Web Development I ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL240 Professional Communication for Technical Careers 4 HIST150 World History Since 1500 HUM200 or Art and Music Appreciation LITR220 Values in World Literature INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success IT254 Spreadsheet Applications MATH103 College Algebra MATH200 Discrete Mathematics MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics
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MGMT115 PHIL340 or PHIL310 PM220 PSYC100 or SOCL101 SCI205 Courses: Core CSS150 CSS200 CSS250 CSS260 CSS280 CSS300 CSS321 CSS330 CSS340 CSS350 CSS351 CSS370 CSS380 CSS410 CSS430 CSS441 CSS450

Introductory Business Practices Ethics for the Technology Age Ethics Project Management Tools Introduction to Psychology Introduction to Sociology Environmental Science

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Introduction to Computer Security Principles of Network Security Security Risk Management Scripting with Perl Ethical Hacking Vulnerability Assessment and Management Software Assurance Database Security Operating System Security Computer Forensics I Computer Forensics II Security Architecture Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning Cloud Computing, Privacy and Security Advanced Research in IAS and IT Management Security Compliance Security Capstone

Courses: Concentration CS104 Problem Solving Concepts With C++ CS115 or Programming with C++ CS116 C# Programming CS146 Introduction to Unix CS215 or Intermediate C++ Programming CS216 Intermediate C# Programming CS230 Data Structures CS246 Structured Query Language CS250 Fundamentals of Database Systems CS340 Operating Systems CS345 UNIX Systems Programming CS352 Advanced Database Systems IT205 Fundamentals of Networking IT375 IT Management Strategy Total Program Credits:
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Bachelor of Science in Information Assurance Security


Management Concentration Information assurance and security professionals design, install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot an organizations security policies, processes, network, hardware, and software infrastructure. They apply tools and technologies to ensure that the organization is secure. The Bachelors of Science in Information Assurance and Security degree allows undergraduate learners to acquire and apply various processes, tools, technologies, and methods of securing an enterprise; including security policies, social engineering, access control, authentication, perimeter security, disaster recovery and business continuity, risk management, incident response, viruses, malware, spam, encryption, and other infrastructure security techniques that include governance and strategic alignment of IT and business. In addition to information assurance and security expertise, learners in this concentration demonstrate the business, interpersonal, and communication skills required to influence internal decision making and overall organizational effectiveness. Successful graduates of this concentration are prepared to pursue careers as information security consultants, managers, or security administrators. Outcomes: Explain how security can be implemented through network communication protocols and supporting network hardware. Demonstrate the ability to incorporate secure practices into the design and development of software programs, database architecture and web-based applications using a security development lifecycle model. Describe how the interaction of computer architecture, operating systems, networking components and databases result in the achievement of an organizations mission. Demonstrate the proficiency of both a current programming language and scripting language. Examine and explain the benefits of a Computer Incident Response Team and demonstrate the use of tools to audit, detect and investigate the elements of an attack. Recognize, explain and analyze regulations, statutes and laws regarding computer systems security compliance issues. Employ techniques for the collection, analyzing and reporting of digital evidence captured from computers, mobile devices and storage systems to support criminal investigations. Describe and plan the formation of security polices resulting from a comprehensive risk assessment analysis. Explain how an organizations digital assets are protected by the development of both a Business Continuity Plan and Disaster Recovery Plan. Apply and demonstrate critical thinking skills in areas of advanced research through the design of research papers that could benefit the industry. Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics EM208 Web Development I ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II ENGL240 Professional Communication for Technical Careers HIST150 World History Since 1500 HUM200 or Art and Music Appreciation LITR220 Values in World Literature
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INTD111 IT254 MATH103 MATH200 MATH306 MGMT115 PHIL340 or PHIL310 PM220 PSYC100 or SOCL101 SCI205

Creating Academic and Professional Success Spreadsheet Applications College Algebra Discrete Mathematics Computer Assisted Statistics Introductory Business Practices Ethics for the Technology Age Ethics Project Management Tools Introduction to Psychology Introduction to Sociology Environmental Science

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Courses: Core CSS150 CSS200 CSS250 CSS260 CSS280 CSS300 CSS321 CSS330 CSS340 CSS350 CSS351 CSS370 CSS380 CSS410 CSS430 CSS441 CSS450

Introduction to Computer Security Principles of Network Security Security Risk Management Scripting with Perl Ethical Hacking Vulnerability Assessment and Management Software Assurance Database Security Operating System Security Computer Forensics I Computer Forensics II Security Architecture Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning Cloud Computing, Privacy and Security Advanced Research in IAS and IT Management Security Compliance Security Capstone

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Courses: Concentration BADM150 Contemporary Business Trends BADM305 Organizational Behavior CS104 Problem Solving With C++ CS115 or Programming with C++ CS116 C# Programming CS215 or Intermediate C++ Programming CS216 Intermediate C# Programming CS250 Fundamentals of Database Systems IT205 Fundamentals of Networking
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IT375 MGMT235 MGMT345 MPM332 BADM370

IT Management Strategy Business Law I Operations Management Organizational Leadership Quality Management

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Total Program Credits: Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges. Individuals who understand how to use technology to contribute to productivity and the bottom line are in top demand. The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) curriculum includes both a common core, as well as specialization-specific courses. The BSIT core provides a strong foundation in the key information technology areas of programming, systems administration, security, architecture, databases, and ethics. This core centers on an enhanced view of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) as a rational, systematic and repeatable process of systems implementation and is project management applicable across the spectrum of information technology careers. Outcome: Core Differentiate between current computer networks, protocols, and the role of network management software in organizations Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements Distinguish between the principles, concepts, and fundamentals of operating systems Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation, organization and maintenance of modern database systems Differentiate and categorize the legal, ethical, and social issues of information technology Create and design Enterprise Architecture Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language Implement the goals, processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application supported by a project plan Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080

English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra

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Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL240 or Professional Communication for Technical Careers
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ENGL200 ENGL111 ENGL112 HIST150 or HIST210 LITR220 or HUMN200 MATH103 MATH200 MATH306 MGMT115 PHIL340 or PHIL310 PSYC100 or SOCL101 SCI205 UNIV101 or INTD111 INTD340

Professional Writing English Composition I English Composition II World History Since 1500 World History and Culture I Values in World Literature Art and Music Appreciation College Algebra Discrete Mathematics Computer Assisted Statistics Introductory Business Practices Ethics for the Technology Age Ethics Introduction to Psychology Introduction to Sociology Environmental Science Building Your Success Strategy Plan Creating Academic and Professional Success Career Planning

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Courses: Core CS126 CS250 CS363 CSS150 EM208 IT106 IT110 IT145 IT245 IT401 IT422 IT424 IT426 MPM210

Unix Fundamentals Fundamentals of Database Systems Structured Query Language for Data Management Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I Introduction to Programming Logic Introduction to Programming Client/Server Operating Systems Introduction to Network Management Information Technology Architectures Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design Systems Acquisition and Sourcing System Integration and Organization Development Introduction to Project Management

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Courses: Specialization IT Professional Track Select 40 credits from any BSIT specialization course offerings (as long as pre-requisites are met) * IT Technical Related Select 16 credits from one specific BSIT specialization course offerings track that is technically related (i.e., Programming, Security, Networking, Software Engineering, Web, Database, Data Management, etc.)
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** Technical Electives Select 8 credits of technical electives

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Total Program Credits:

English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair. * Please work with Advisor to determine course track ** Must be approved by Program Chair Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (Program Delivered via Virtual Campus) Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges. Individuals who understand how to use technology to contribute to productivity and the bottom line are in top demand. The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) curriculum includes both a common core, as well as specialization-specific courses. The BSIT core provides a strong foundation in the key information technology areas of programming, systems administration, security, architecture, databases, and ethics. This core centers on an enhanced view of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) as a rational, systematic and repeatable process of systems implementation and is project management applicable across the spectrum of information technology careers. Outcome: Core Differentiate between current computer networks, protocols, and the role of network management software in organizations Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements Distinguish between the principles, concepts, and fundamentals of operating systems Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation, organization and maintenance of modern database systems Differentiate and categorize the legal, ethical, and social issues of information technology Create and design Enterprise Architecture Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language Implement the goals, processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application supported by a project plan Courses: General Education ECO201 Macroeconomics ENGL205 Technical Writing and Speaking ENGL125 or ENGL125-L Real World Writing ENGL126 or ENGL126-L Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing With a Purpose HIST125 American Culture in Transition
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LITR240 MATH150 MATH215 MATH305 MGM110 PHIL340 PSYC120 SCI210 UNIV100 or UNIV101 UNIV201

Literature: A Mirror of Life College-Level Algebra Discrete Mathematics Statistics: Data-Driven Decision Making Principles of Business Ethics for the Technology Age Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior: The Individual The Sciences: Inquiry, Innovation and Invention Building a Foundation for Student Success Building Your Success Strategy Plan Career Planning and Management

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Courses: Core CS126 CS251 CS362 CSS150 EM208 IT106 IT110 IT140 IT245 IT401 IT422 IT424 IT426 MPM210

Unix Fundamentals Fundamentals of Database Systems Structured Query Language for Data Management Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I Introduction to Programming Logic Introduction to Programming Introduction to Operating Systems and Client/Server Environments Introduction to Network Management Information Technology Architectures Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design Systems Acquisition and Sourcing System Integration and Organization Development Introduction to Project Management

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Courses: Specialization IT Professional Track Select 40 credits from any BSIT specialization course offerings (as long as pre-requisites are met) * IT Technical Related Select 16 credits from one specific BSIT specialization course offerings track that is technically related (i.e., Programming, Security, Networking, Software Engineering, Web, Database, Data Management, etc.) ** Technical Electives Select 8 credits of technical electives Total Program Credits:

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** Must be approved by Program Chair Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Data Management Specialization The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a specialization in Data Management (BSIT-DM) provides a core curriculum which includes an introduction to key topics and technologies such as database systems, SQL, security, programming logic, operating systems, network management, architecture, and project management. A unique approach to the systems development lifecycle is also fully employed and utilized. The data management specialization focuses on the application of data management to the enterprise. Along with increased knowledge of databases and structure, students also examine important areas including business intelligence, data warehousing, data mining, analytics, visualization, master databases, and data quality assurance. In the data management concentration, the student obtains a deeper understanding for applying data management concepts and analytical tools to support the decision-making processes used for mission critical functions such as accounting, management, marketing, operations and the enterprise in general. Outcomes: Core Differentiate between current computer networks, protocols, and the role of network management software in organizations Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements Distinguish between the principles, concepts, and fundamentals of operating systems Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation, organization and maintenance of modern database systems Differentiate and categorize the legal, ethical, and social issues of information technology Create and design Enterprise Architecture Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language Implement the goals, processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application supported by a project plan Outcomes: Specialization Demonstrate data management techniques through the logical design of data information repositories such as data warehouses, data mines, and master databases for structured and unstructured data Evaluate and apply data analysis and quality assurance techniques that lead to effective business intelligence, decision making, and visualization across multiple business operating units

Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080

English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra

4 4 4 4 4

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Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics

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ENGL111 ENGL112 ENGL240 or ENGL200 HIST150 or HIST210 INTD340 LITR220 or HUMN200 MATH103 MATH200 MATH306 MGMT115 PHIL340 or PHIL310 PSYC100 or SOCL101 SCI205 UNIV101 or INTD111 Courses: Core CS126 CS250 CS363 CSS150 EM208 IT106 IT110 IT145 IT245 IT401 IT422 IT424 IT426 MPM210 Courses: Specialization ACCT370 BADM150 IT265 CS352 CS455 CSS335 EBUS310 MATH476

English Composition I English Composition II Professional Communication for Technical Careers Professional Writing World History Since 1500 World History and Culture I Career Planning Values in World Literature Art and Music Appreciation College Algebra Discrete Mathematics Computer Assisted Statistics Introductory Business Practices Ethics for the Technology Age Ethics Introduction to Psychology Introduction to Sociology Environmental Science Building Your Success Strategy Plan Creating Academic and Professional Success

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Unix Fundamentals Fundamentals of Database Systems Structured Query Language for Data Management Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I Introduction to Programming Logic Introduction to Programming Client/Server Operating Systems Introduction to Network Management Information Technology Architectures Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design Systems Acquisition and Sourcing System Integration and Organization Deployment Introduction to Project Management

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Accounting Information Systems Contemporary Business Trends Data Structures For Problem Solving Advanced Database Systems Software Requirements Engineering Data Security, Quality, and Integrity e-Business Data Analysis Quantitative Decision Making

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IT254 MGMT345 MKT350 IT415 IT416 IT417 IT418 MPM357 Total Program Credits:

Spreadsheet Applications Operations Management Marketing Research Practices Business Intelligence Business Knowledge Systems Data Extraction, Transformation, and Loading Decision Support Systems and Data Warehousing Project Performance and Quality Assurance

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English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair. Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Data Management Specialization (Program Delivered via Virtual Campus) The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a specialization in Data Management (BSIT-DM) provides a core curriculum which includes an introduction to key topics and technologies such as database systems, SQL, security, programming logic, operating systems, network management, architecture, and project management. A unique approach to the systems development lifecycle is also fully employed and utilized. The data management specialization focuses on the application of data management to the enterprise. Along with increased knowledge of databases and structure, students also examine important areas including business intelligence, data warehousing, data mining, analytics, visualization, master databases, and data quality assurance. In the data management concentration, the student obtains a deeper understanding for applying data management concepts and analytical tools to support the decision-making processes used for mission critical functions such as accounting, management, marketing, operations and the enterprise in general. Outcomes: Core Differentiate between current computer networks, protocols, and the role of network management software in organizations Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements Distinguish between the principles, concepts, and fundamentals of operating systems Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation, organization and maintenance of modern database systems Differentiate and categorize the legal, ethical, and social issues of information technology Create and design Enterprise Architecture Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language Implement the goals, processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application supported by a project plan Outcomes: Specialization Demonstrate data management techniques through the logical design of data information repositories
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such as data warehouses, data mines, and master databases for structured and unstructured data. Evaluate and apply data analysis and quality assurance techniques that lead to effective business intelligence, decision making, and visualization across multiple business operating units.

Courses: General Education ECO201 Macroeconomics ENGL125 or ENGL125-L Real World Writing ENGL126 or ENGL126-L Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing With a Purpose ENGL205 Technical Writing and Speaking HIST125 American Culture in Transition LITR240 Literature: A Mirror of Life MATH150 College-Level Algebra MATH215 Discrete Mathematics MATH305 Statistics: Data-Driven Decision Making MGM110 Principles of Business PHIL340 Ethics for the Technology Age PSYC120 Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior: The Individual SCI210 The Sciences: Inquiry, Innovation and Invention UNIV100 or Building a Foundation for Student Success UNIV101 Building Your Success Strategy Plan UNIV201 Career Planning and Management

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Courses: Core CS126 CS251 CS362 CSS150 EM208 IT106 IT110 IT140 IT245 IT401 IT422 IT424 IT426 MPM210

Unix Fundamentals Fundamentals of Database Systems Structured Query Language for Data Management Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I Introduction to Programming Logic Introduction to Programming Introduction to Operating Systems and Client/Server Environments Introduction to Network Management Information Technology Architectures Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design Systems Acquisition and Sourcing System Integration and Organization Deployment Introduction to Project Management

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Courses: Specialization ACCT370 Accounting Information Systems


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BADM150 IT265 CS352 CS455 CSS335 EBUS310 IT254 MATH476 MGM340 MKT350 IT415 IT416 IT417 IT418 MPM357

Contemporary Business Trends Data Structures For Problem Solving Advanced Database Systems Software Requirements Engineering Data Security, Quality, and Integrity e-Business Data Analysis Spreadsheet Applications Quantitative Decision Making Operations Management Principles Marketing Research Practices Business Intelligence Business Knowledge Systems Data Extraction, Transformation, and Loading Decision Support Systems and Data Warehousing Project Performance and Quality Assurance

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Total Program Credits:

English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology


Security Specialization Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges. Individuals who understand how to use technology to contribute to productivity and the bottom line are in top demand. Outcomes: Differentiate between current computer networks, protocols, and the role of network management software in organizations. Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements. Distinguish between the principles, concepts, and fundamentals of operating systems. Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation, organization, and maintenance of modern database systems. Differentiate and categorize the legal, ethical, and social issues of information technology. Create and design Enterprise Architecture. Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language. Implement the goals, processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application supported by a project plan. Define and explain the fundamentals of computer system security requirements. Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing 4 4

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MATH060 MATH080

Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra

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Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL240 or Professional Communication for Technical Careers ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I LITR220 or Values in World Literature HUMN200 Art and Music Appreciation MATH103 College Algebra MATH200 Discrete Mathematics MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PHIL340 or Ethics for the Technology Age PHIL310 Ethics PSYC100 or Introduction to Psychology SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology SCI205 Environmental Science UNIV101 or Building Your Success Strategy Plan INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success INTD340 Career Planning Courses: Core CS126 CS250 CS363 CSS150 EM208 IT106 IT110 IT145 IT245 IT401 IT422 IT424 IT426 MPM210

Unix Fundamentals Fundamentals of Database Systems Structured Query Language for Data Management Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I Introduction to Programming Logic Introduction to Programming Client/Server Operating Systems Introduction to Network Management Information Technology Architectures Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design Systems Acquisition and Sourcing System Integration and Organization Development Introduction to Project Management

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Courses: Specialization CSS200 Principles of Network Security CSS250 Security Risk Management CSS280 Ethical Hacking

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CSS300 CSS321 CSS330 CSS350 CSS410 CSS430 CSS441 CSS450 IT326 IT454 IT456 IT458 MPM357 Total Program Credits:

Vulnerability Assessment and Management Software Assurance Database Security Computer Forensics I Cloud Computing, Privacy and Security Advanced Research in IAS and IT Management Security Compliance Security Capstone Network Infrastructure Administration Security Management Security Architecture Disaster Recovery Project Performance and Quality Assurance

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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology


Security Specialization (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges. Individuals who understand how to use technology to contribute to productivity and the bottom line are in top demand. Outcomes: Differentiate between current computer networks, protocols, and the role of network management software in organizations. Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements. Distinguish between the principles, concepts, and fundamentals of operating systems. Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation, organization, and maintenance of modern database systems. Differentiate and categorize the legal, ethical, and social issues of information technology. Create and design Enterprise Architecture. Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language. Implement the goals, processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application supported by a project plan. Define and explain the fundamentals of computer system security requirements. Courses: General Education ECO201 Macroeconomics ENGL205 Technical Writing and Speaking ENGL125 or ENGL125-L Real World Writing ENGL126 or ENGL126-L Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing With a Purpose HIST125 American Culture in Transition
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LITR240 MATH150 MATH215 MATH305 MGM110 PHIL340 PSYC120 SCI210 UNIV100 or UNIV101 UNIV201

Literature: A Mirror of Life College-Level Algebra Discrete Mathematics Statistics: Data-Driven Decision Making Principles of Business Ethics for the Technology Age Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior The Sciences: Inquiry, Innovation and Invention Building a Foundation for Student Success Building Your Success Strategy Plan Career Planning and Management

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 60

Courses: Core CS126 CS251 CS362 CSS150 EM208 IT106 IT110 IT140 IT245 IT401 IT422 IT424 IT426 MPM210

Unix Fundamentals Fundamentals of Database Systems Structured Query Language for Data Management Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I Introduction to Programming Logic Introduction to Programming Introduction to Operating Systems and Client/Server Environments Introduction to Network Management Information Technology Architectures Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design Systems Acquisition and Sourcing System Integration and Organization Deployment Introduction to Project Management

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 58

Courses: Specialization CSS200 Principles of Network Security CSS250 Security Risk Management CSS280 Ethical Hacking CSS300 Vulnerability Assessment and Management CSS321 Software Assurance CSS330 Database Security CSS350 Computer Forensics I CSS410 Cloud Computing, Privacy and Security CSS430 Advanced Research in IAS and IT Management CSS441 Security Compliance CSS450 Security Capstone IT326 Network Infrastructure Administration IT454 Security Management
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IT456 IT458 MPM357

Security Architecture Disaster Recovery Project Performance and Quality Assurance

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Total Program Credits:

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology


Software Application Programming Specialization Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges. Individuals who understand how to use technology to contribute to productivity and the bottom line are valued employees. The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) curriculum includes both a common core, as well as concentration-specific courses. The BSIT core provides a strong foundation in the key information technology areas of programming, systems administration, security, architecture, databases, and ethics. This core centers on an enhanced view of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) as a rational, systematic and repeatable process of systems implementation and project management applicable across the spectrum of information technology careers. The Software Applications Programming (SAP) concentration focuses on the JAVA programming language as the core programming language supported by a curriculum focused on software engineering courses, including requirements, analysis, design, testing, and overall implementation. This exceptional critical thinking combined curriculum serves as a strong foundation in helping organizations solve business problems using Information Technology. Outcomes: Differentiate between current computer networks, protocols, and the role of network management software in organizations. Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements. Distinguish between the principles, concepts, and fundamentals of operating systems. Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation, organization and maintenance of modern database systems. Differentiate and categorize the legal, ethical, and social issues of information technology. Create and design Enterprise Architecture. Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language. Implement the goals, processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application supported by a project plan. Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4

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Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL240 or Professional Communication for Technical Careers ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I LITR220 or Values in World Literature HUMN200 Art and Music Appreciation MATH103 College Algebra MATH200 Discrete Mathematics MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PHIL340 or Ethics for the Technology Age PHIL310 Ethics PSYC100 or Introduction to Psychology SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology SCI205 Environmental Science UNIV101 or Building Your Success Strategy Plan INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success INTD340 Career Planning Courses: Core CS126 CS250 CS363 CSS150 EM208 IT106 IT110 or CS110 or CS111 IT145 IT245 IT401 IT422 IT424 IT426 MPM210 Courses: Specialization CS230 CS346 CS455 CS457 CS459

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Unix Fundamentals Fundamentals of Database Systems Structured Query Language for Data Management Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I Introduction to Programming Logic Introduction to Programming or Introduction to Programming With C++ or Introduction to Programming with C# Client/Server Operating Systems Introduction to Network Management Information Technology Architectures Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design Systems Acquisition and Sourcing System Integration and Organization Development Introduction to Project Management

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Data Structures User Interface Design Software Requirements Engineering Software Design Software Testing

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CS376 SWE400 SWE410 SWE440 SWE441 SWE481 Programming Track

Object Oriented Methods Software Construction Software Processes Software Project Management Human Elements in Projects and Organizations Software Engineering Capstone I Choose a Programming Track from the list below

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Courses: Software Application Programming Tracks Java Track IT151 IT152 IT251 IT252 IT351 C++ Track CS104 CS115 CS215 EM Elective C# Track CS116 CS216 CS316 EM Elective Visual Basic Track EBUS115 EBUS215 IT410 EM Elective Introduction to Java Programming I Introduction to Java Programming II Intermediate Java Programming I Intermediate Java Programming II Advanced Java Programming Problem Solving Concepts with C++ Programming with C++ Intermediate C++ Programming Choose 2 courses in Emerging Media from list below C# Programming Intermediate C# Programming Advanced C# Programming Choose 2 courses in Emerging Media from list below Visual Basic Programming Intermediate Visual Basic Programming Web Page-Based Database Application Programming with Visual Basic Choose 2 courses in Emerging Media from list below 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 8 4 4 4 8 4 4 4 8 4 4 4 4 182

Emerging Media course electives EM218 Web Development II EM228 Scripting for the Web EM325 Multi-Media Development for the Web EM328 Server-Side Scripting for the Web Total Program Credits:

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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology


Software Application Programming Specialization (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges. Individuals who understand how to use technology to contribute to productivity and the bottom line are valued employees. The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) curriculum includes both a common core, as well as concentration-specific courses. The BSIT core provides a strong foundation in the key information technology areas of programming, systems administration, security, architecture, databases, and ethics. This core centers on an enhanced view of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) as a rational, systematic and repeatable process of systems implementation and project management applicable across the spectrum of information technology careers. The Software Applications Programming (SAP) concentration focuses on the JAVA programming language as the core programming language supported by a curriculum focused on software engineering courses, including requirements, analysis, design, testing, and overall implementation. This exceptional critical thinking combined curriculum serves as a strong foundation in helping organizations solve business problems using Information Technology. Outcomes: Differentiate between current computer networks, protocols, and the role of network management software in organizations. Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements. Distinguish between the principles, concepts, and fundamentals of operating systems. Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation, organization and maintenance of modern database systems. Differentiate and categorize the legal, ethical, and social issues of information technology. Create and design Enterprise Architecture. Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language. Implement the goals, processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application supported by a project plan. Courses: General Education ECO201 Macroeconomics ENGL205 Technical Writing and Speaking ENGL125 or ENGL125-L Real World Writing ENGL126 or ENGL126-L Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing With a Purpose HIST125 American Culture in Transition LITR240 Literature: A Mirror of Life MATH150 College-Level Algebra MATH215 Discrete Mathematics MATH305 Statistics: Data-Driven Decision Making MGM110 Principles of Business
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PHIL340 PSYC120 SCI210 UNIV100 or UNIV101 UNIV201 Courses: Core CS126 CS251 CS362 CSS150 EM208 IT106 IT110 IT140 IT245 IT401 IT422 IT424 IT426 MPM210

Ethics for the Technology Age Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior The Sciences: Inquiry, Innovation and Invention Building a Foundation for Student Success Building Your Success Strategy Plan Career Planning and Management

4 4 4 4 4 60 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 58 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 64 182

Unix Fundamentals Fundamentals of Database Systems Structured Query Language for Data Management Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I Introduction to Programming Logic Introduction to Programming Introduction to Operating Systems and Client/Server Introduction to Network Management Information Technology Architectures Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design Systems Acquisition and Sourcing System Integration and Organization Deployment Introduction to Project Management

Courses: Specialization CS230 Data Structures CS346 User Interface Design CS455 Software Requirements Engineering CS457 Software Design CS459 Software Testing CS377 Object Oriented Methods IT151 Introduction to Java Programming I IT152 Introduction to Java Programming II IT251 Intermediate Java Programming I IT252 Intermediate Java Programming II IT351 Advanced Java Programming SWE400 Software Construction SWE410 Software Processes SWE440 Software Project Management SWE441 Human Elements in Projects and Organizations SWE481 Software Engineering Capstone I Total Program Credits:

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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology


Network Management Specialization Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges. Individuals who understand how to use technology to contribute to productivity and the bottom line are in top demand. Outcomes: Differentiate between current computer networks, protocols, and the role of network management software in organizations Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements Distinguish between the principles, concepts, and fundamentals of operating systems Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation, organization, and maintenance of modern database systems Differentiate and categorize the legal, ethical, and social issues of information technology Create and design Enterprise Architecture Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language Implement the goals, processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application supported by a project plan Define and explain current computer networks, protocols, and the role of network management software Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 English Composition Preparation IT080 Introduction to Computing MATH060 Pre-Algebra MATH080 Elementary Algebra Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL240 or Professional Communication for Technical Careers ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I Values in World Literature LITR220 or HUMN200 Art and Music Appreciation MATH103 College Algebra MATH200 Discrete Mathematics MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PHIL340 or Ethics for the Technology Age PHIL310 Ethics PSYC100 or Introduction to Psychology SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology SCI205 Environmental Science Building Your Success Strategy Plan UNIV101 or
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INTD111 INTD340 Courses: Core CS126 CS250 CS363 CSS150 EM208 IT106 IT110 IT145 IT245 IT401 IT422 IT424 IT426 MPM210

Creating Academic and Professional Success Career Planning

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Unix Fundamentals Fundamentals of Database Systems Structured Query Language for Data Management Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I Introduction to Programming Logic Introduction to Programming Client/Server Operating Systems Introduction to Network Management Information Technology Architectures Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design Systems Acquisition and Sourcing System Integration and Organization Development Introduction to Project Management

Courses: Specialization CS345 UNIX Systems Programming CS352 Advanced Database Systems CSS200 Principles of Network Security IT190 Introduction to IT IT200 Introduction to Networking IT225 IT Support Systems IT300 Computer Networks and Communications IT326 Network Infrastructure Administration IT327 Implementing, Managing and Maintaining a Network Infrastructure IT329 Network Infrastructure Design IT458 Disaster Recovery IT481 IT Capstone I IT482 IT Capstone II EBUS308 Introduction to e-Business MPM344 Project Risk Management MPM357 Project Performance and Quality Assurance Total Program Credits:

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology


Network Management Specialization (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges. Individuals who understand how to use technology to contribute to productivity and the bottom line are in top demand.
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Outcomes: Differentiate between current computer networks, protocols, and the role of network management software in organizations Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements Distinguish between the principles, concepts, and fundamentals of operating systems Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation, organization, and maintenance of modern database systems Differentiate and categorize the legal, ethical, and social issues of information technology Create and design Enterprise Architecture Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language Implement the goals, processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application supported by a project plan Define and explain current computer networks, protocols, and the role of network management software Courses: General Education ECO201 Macroeconomics ENGL205 Technical Writing and Speaking ENGL125 or ENGL125-L Real World Writing ENGL126 or ENGL126-L Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing With a Purpose HIST125 American Culture in Transition LITR240 Literature: A Mirror of Life MATH150 College-Level Algebra MATH215 Discrete Mathematics MATH305 Statistics: Data-Driven Decision Making MGM110 Principles of Business PHIL340 Ethics for the Technology Age PSYC120 Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior: The Individual SCI210 The Sciences: Inquiry, Innovation and Invention UNIV100 or Building a Foundation for Student Success UNIV101 Building Your Success Strategy Plan UNIV201 Career Planning and Management 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 60

Courses: Core CS126 CS251 CS362 CSS150 EM208 IT106 IT110 IT140

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IT245 IT401 IT422 IT424 IT426 MPM210

Client/Server Environments Introduction to Network Management Information Technology Architectures Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design Systems Acquisition and Sourcing System Integration and Organization Deployment Introduction to Project Management

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Courses: Specialization CS345 UNIX Systems Programming CS352 Advanced Database Systems CSS200 Principles of Network Security IT190 Introduction to IT IT203 Introduction to Networking IT225 IT Support Systems IT302 Computer Networks and Communications IT326 Network Infrastructure Administration IT327 Implementing, Managing and Maintaining a Network Infrastructure IT329 Network Infrastructure Design IT458 Disaster Recovery IT487 IT Capstone I IT488 IT Capstone II EBUS308 Introduction to e-Business MPM344 Project Risk Management MPM357 Project Performance and Quality Assurance

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Total Program Credits:

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology


Software Systems Engineering Specialization Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges. Individuals who understand how to use technology to contribute to productivity and the bottom line are in top demand. Outcomes: Differentiate between current computer networks, protocols, and the role of network management software in organizations. Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements. Distinguish between the principles, concepts, and fundamentals of operating systems. Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation, organization, and maintenance of modern database systems. Differentiate and categorize the legal, ethical, and social issues of information technology.
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Create and design Enterprise Architecture. Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language. Implement the goals, processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application supported by a project plan. Implement the goals and techniques of software engineering through the development of a complex application English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 60 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
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Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080

Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL240 or Professional Communication for Technical Careers ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I LITR220 or Values in World Literature HUMN200 Art and Music Appreciation MATH103 College Algebra MATH200 Discrete Mathematics MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PHIL340 or Ethics for the Technology Age PHIL310 Ethics PSYC100 or Introduction to Psychology SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology SCI205 Environmental Science Building Your Success Strategy Plan UNIV101 or INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success INTD340 Career Planning Courses: Core CS126 CS250 CS363 CSS150 EM208 IT106 IT110 or CS110 or CS111 IT145
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Unix Fundamentals Fundamentals of Database Systems Structured Query Language for Data Management Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I Introduction to Programming Logic Introduction to Programming or Introduction to Programming with C++ or Introduction to Programming with C# Introduction to Operating Systems and Client/Server

IT245 IT401 IT422 IT424 IT426 MPM210 Courses: Specialization CS230 CS346 CS376 CS455 CS457 CS459 MPM344 MPM357 SWE311 SWE410 SWE440 SWE441 SWE481 SWE482 Programming Track

Environments Introduction to Network Management Information Technology Architectures Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design Systems Acquisition and Sourcing System Integration and Organization Development Introduction to Project Management

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Data Structures User Interface Design Object Oriented Methods Software Requirements Engineering Software Design Software Testing Project Risk Management Project Performance and Quality Assurance The Software Engineering Profession Software Processes Software Project Management Human Elements in Projects and Organizations Software Engineering Capstone I Software Engineering Capstone II Choose a Programming Track from the list below

Courses: Software Systems Engineering Programming Tracks Java Track IT151 IT152 C++ Track CS155 CS215 C# Track CS116 CS216 Visual Basic Track EBUS115 EBUS215 Total Program Credits
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Introduction to Java Programming I Introduction to Java Programming II

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Programming with C++ Intermediate C++ Programming C# Programming Intermediate C# Programming Visual Basic Programming Intermediate Visual Basic Programming

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Software Systems Engineering Specialization (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges. Individuals who understand how to use technology to contribute to productivity and the bottom line are in top demand. Outcomes: Differentiate between current computer networks, protocols, and the role of network management software in organizations. Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements. Distinguish between the principles, concepts, and fundamentals of operating systems. Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation, organization, and maintenance of modern database systems. Differentiate and categorize the legal, ethical, and social issues of information technology. Create and design Enterprise Architecture. Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language. Implement the goals, processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application supported by a project plan. Implement the goals and techniques of software engineering through the development of a complex application Courses: General Education ECO201 Macroeconomics ENGL205 Technical Writing and Speaking ENGL125 or ENGL125-L Real World Writing ENGL126 or ENGL126-L Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing With a Purpose HIST125 American Culture in Transition LITR240 Literature: A Mirror of Life MATH150 College-Level Algebra MATH215 Discrete Mathematics MATH305 Statistics: Data-Driven Decision Making MGM110 Principles of Business PHIL340 Ethics for the Technology Age PSYC120 Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior: The Individual SCI210 The Sciences: Inquiry, Innovation and Invention UNIV100 or Building a Foundation for Student Success UNIV101 Building Your Success Strategy Plan UNIV201 Career Planning and Management Courses: Core CS126 CS251 CS362 CSS150 EM208 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 60 4 4 4 4 4

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IT106 IT110 IT140 IT245 IT401 IT422 IT424 IT426 MPM210

Introduction to Programming Logic Introduction to Programming Introduction to Operating Systems and Client/Server Environments Introduction to Network Management Information Technology Architectures Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design Systems Acquisition and Sourcing System Integration and Organization Deployment Introduction to Project Management

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Courses: Specialization CS230 Data Structures CS346 User Interface Design CS377 Object Oriented Methods CS455 Software Requirements Engineering CS457 Software Design CS459 Software Testing IT151 Introduction to Java Programming I IT152 Introduction to Java Programming II MPM344 Project Risk Management MPM357 Project Performance and Quality Assurance SWE311 The Software Engineering Profession SWE410 Software Processes SWE440 Software Project Management SWE441 Human Elements in Projects and Organizations SWE481 Software Engineering Capstone I SWE482 Software Engineering Capstone II Total Program Credits:

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology


Web Development Specialization Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges. Individuals who understand how to use technology to contribute to productivity and the bottom line are in top demand. Outcomes: Differentiate between current computer networks, protocols, and the role of network management software in organizations. Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements Distinguish between the principles, concepts, and fundamentals of operating systems. Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation, organization and maintenance of modern database systems. Differentiate and categorize the legal, ethical, and social issues of information technology.
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Create and design Enterprise Architecture. Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language. Implement the goals, processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application supported by a project plan. Investigate the applications, technology and devices that support Web development. Critically evaluate, analyze and solve problems with Web development technologies. Integrate and use databases to enhance the dynamic and interactive capabilities of a Web site. Research, plan and create a multi-media Web site that integrates images, sound, animation and video and use them effectively while keeping in mind customer requirements and competitive advantage business requirements. Develop a senior level project that incorporates both the Web development aspects and the technology behind Web sites including Web design, software, Web security along with other topics as specified in the project specifications.

Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080

English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra

4 4 4 4

Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL240 or Professional Communication for Technical Careers ENGL200 Professional Writing ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II HIST150 or World History Since 1500 HIST210 World History and Culture I LITR220 or Values in World Literature HUMN200 Art and Music Appreciation MATH103 College Algebra MATH200 Discrete Mathematics MATH306 Computer Assisted Statistics MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PHIL340 or Ethics for the Technology Age PHIL310 Ethics PSYC100 or Introduction to Psychology SOCL101 Introduction to Sociology SCI205 Environmental Science UNIV101 or Building Your Success Strategy Plan INTD111 Creating Academic and Professional Success INTD340 Career Planning

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 60
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Courses: Core CS126 CS250 CS363 CSS150 EM208 IT106 IT110 IT145 IT245 IT401 IT422 IT424 IT426 MPM210

Unix Fundamentals Fundamentals of Database Systems Structured Query Language for Data Management Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I Introduction to Programming Logic Introduction to Programming Introduction to Operating Systems and Client/Server Environments Introduction to Network Management Information Technology Architectures Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design Systems Acquisition and Sourcing System Integration and Organization Development Introduction to Project Management

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 58

Courses: Specialization CS347 DMD225 DMD242 DMD480 EBUS308 EM209 EM210 EM218 EM228 EM270 EM325 EM326 EM328 EM420 EM425 IT470

Web User Interface Design Computer Illustration I Digital Imaging Senior Design Project Introduction to e-Business Digital Media and Intellectual Property Introduction to 3D Virtual Worlds Web Development II Scripting for the Web Emerging Media and Technology Multi-Media Development for the Web Multi-Media Development for the Web Server-Side Scripting for the Web Web-Based Database Applications Mobile Web Design Advanced Web Technologies

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 64 182

Total Program Credits:

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology


Web Development Specialization (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges. Individuals who understand how to use technology to contribute to productivity and the bottom line are in top demand.
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Outcomes: Differentiate between current computer networks, protocols, and the role of network management software in organizations. Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements Distinguish between the principles, concepts, and fundamentals of operating systems. Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation, organization and maintenance of modern database systems. Differentiate and categorize the legal, ethical, and social issues of information technology. Create and design Enterprise Architecture. Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language. Implement the goals, processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application supported by a project plan. Investigate the applications, technology and devices that support Web development. Critically evaluate, analyze and solve problems with Web development technologies. Integrate and use databases to enhance the dynamic and interactive capabilities of a Web site. Research, plan and create a multi-media Web site that integrates images, sound, animation and video and use them effectively while keeping in mind customer requirements and competitive advantage business requirements. Develop a senior level project that incorporates both the Web development aspects and the technology behind Web sites including Web design, software, Web security along with other topics as specified in the project specifications. Courses: General Education ECO201 Macroeconomics ENGL205 Technical Writing and Speaking ENGL125 or ENGL125-L Real World Writing ENGL126 or ENGL126-L Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing With a Purpose HIST125 American Culture in Transition LITR240 Literature: A Mirror of Life MATH150 College-Level Algebra MATH215 Discrete Mathematics MATH305 Statistics: Data-Driven Decision Making MGM110 Principles of Business PHIL340 Ethics for the Technology Age PSYC120 Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior: The Individual SCI210 The Sciences: Inquiry, Innovation and Invention UNIV100 or Building a Foundation for Student Success UNIV101 Building Your Success Strategy Plan UNIV201 Career Planning and Management Courses: Core CS126 CS251 CS362 CSS150 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 60 4 4 4 4

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EM208 IT106 IT110 IT140 IT245 IT401 IT422 IT424 IT426 MPM210

Web Development I Introduction to Programming Logic Introduction to Programming Introduction to Operating Systems and Client/Server Environments Introduction to Network Management Information Technology Architectures Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design Systems Acquisition and Sourcing System Integration and Organization Deployment Introduction to Project Management

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Courses: Specialization CS347 Web User Interface Design DMD225 Computer Illustration I DMD242 Digital Imaging DMD480 Senior Design Project EBUS308 Introduction to e-Business EM209 Digital Media and Intellectual Property EM210 Introduction to 3D Virtual Worlds EM218 Web Development II EM228 Scripting for the Web EM270 Emerging Media and Technology EM325 Multi-Media Development for the Web EM326 Multi-Media Development for the Web II EM328 Server-Side Scripting for the Web EM420 Web-Based Database Applications EM425 Mobile Web Design IT470 Advanced Web Technologies Total Program Credits:

Associate of Science in Digital Media Design


Innovative people that can inform, persuade and entertain customers can be key players in creative organizations. Advertising agencies, design firms, video production companies, printers, newspapers, magazines, and in-house agencies all seek artists and designers who understand business practices, work well in team and individual environments and are skilled in industry standard software. If you are creative, motivated and driven, the Associate of Science in Digital Media Design (ASDMD) degree is for you. Outcomes: Demonstrate an appreciation of management, production, and designer roles in business environments Develop and apply basic employment related skills; including organizational skills, time management skills and communication skills Demonstrate proficiency with graphic design software
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Demonstrate the use of design, drawing, thumbnail, and storyboarding concepts Apply graphic design processes and techniques to projects Use basic design techniques to build web and print media projects Explore digital image creation/manipulation techniques Critique various designs and layouts through critical thinking Utilize the various techniques of pre-press, printing and publishing Explore 3D Virtual Worlds and emerging media Create individual graphic design resume and portfolio English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4

Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080

Courses: General Education ECON201 or Macroeconomics FINC200 Applied Finance and Managerial Accounting EM208 Web Development I EM270 Emerging Media and Technology ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II MATH103 or College Algebra MATH143 Business Algebra MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices VC151 History of Graphic Design Courses: Core ADV221 DMD120 DMD130 DMD225 DMD230 DMD242 DMD270 DMD290 DMD295 or DMD296 or DMD297 DMD370 EM218 VC110 VC125 VC210

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Advertising Principles Design Fundamentals Typography I Computer Illustration I Typography II Digital Imaging Desktop Publishing I Portfolio Development Design Studio Internship Digital Media Capstone Desktop Publishing II Web Development II Drawing I Visual Thinking and Layout Techniques Drawing II

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Courses: Electives ELE Total Program Credits:

Select a minimum of 4 credit hours

4 92

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair.

Associate of Science in Information Technology


Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges. Individuals who understand how to work with information and technology to support a companys operational goals are in demand in all types of businesses and industries. The Associate of Science in Information Technology (ASIT) program satisfies the course requirements for the first two years of the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) or Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management (BSISM) degree programs. Outcomes: Demonstrate an understanding of current computer networks, protocols of data communications, and the role of network management software Explain database concepts, discuss the capabilities of modern database systems, and apply those concepts in the design, implementation, and querying of a database to support a business Write programs in at least one high level programming language using programming fundamentals Courses: Preparatory ENGL080 IT080 MATH060 MATH080 English Composition Preparation Introduction to Computing Pre-Algebra Elementary Algebra 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 36
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Courses: General Education ECON201 Macroeconomics ENGL111 English Composition I ENGL112 English Composition II INTD111 or Creating Academic and Professional Success INTD121 Introduction to the Design Process IT254 Spreadsheet Applications LITR220 or Values in World Literature HUMN200 Art and Music Appreciation MATH103 College Algebra MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices PHIL340 or Ethics for the Technology Age PHIL310 Ethics

Effective January 8, 2012

Courses: Core CS126 CS250 CSS150 EM208 IT106 IT110 IT145 IT245 MPM210

UNIX Fundamentals Fundamentals of Database Systems Introduction to Computer Security Web Development I t Introduction to Programming Logic Introduction to Programming Client/Server Operating Systems Introduction to Network Management Introduction to Project Management

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 38

Courses: Electives TECH ELE SPZ ELE

* Select 4 credits of approved technical electives ** Select 16 credits from one specific BSIT Specialization track that is technically related (i.e., Programming, Security, Networking, Software Engineering, Web, Database, Data Management, etc). See Specialization courses found with the BSIT programs listed elsewhere in this catalog

16 20 94

Total Program Credits:

ENGL112, English Composition II, is a prerequisite for all 300 and 400 level courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the appropriate Director of Education, Dean or Chair. * Must be approved by Program Chair ** Please work with Student Advisor to determine course track Associate of Science in Information Technology Effective January 4, 2009, this program is no longer available for future enrollments (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges. Individuals who understand how to work with information and technology to support a companys operational goals are in demand in all types of businesses and industries. The Associate of Science in Information Technology (ASIT) degree program satisfies the course requirements for the first two years of the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) or Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management (BSISM) degree programs. Program Outcomes Demonstrate an understanding of current computer networks, protocols of data communications, and the role of network management software Explain database concepts, discuss the capabilities of modern database systems, and apply those
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concepts in the design, implementation, and querying of a database to support a business Write programs in at least one high level programming language using programming fundamentals 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 90 Bachelor of Science in Psychology

General Education Requirements IT105 Information Technology Literacy IT254 Spreadsheet Applications MGM110 Principles of Business ENG111 English Composition I ENG112 English Composition II ECO201 Macroeconomics ENG202 Professional Writing and Composition LTR215 World Literature INTD112 CTU Online University Experience MAT150 College Level Algebra MAT200 Discrete Mathematics SOC205 Sociology HIS120 American Culture in Transition Core Requirements CS106 Problem Solving Concepts with Programming CS125 UNIX Fundamentals CS251 Fundamentals of Database Systems CSS150 Introduction to Computer Security EBUS208 Web Portfolio Publishing IT115 Java Programming IT215 Intermediate Java Programming IT145 Introduction to Operating Systems and Client/Server Environments IT200 Introduction to Networking Total ASIT Degree Program Requirements

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Consumer Behavior Concentration (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The study of consumer behavior examines how individuals relate to the goods and services available to them. The psychology of consumer behavior examines issues such as consumer decision-making and problem solving, judgment and motivation, marketing and advertising, internal and external impacts on behavior, and the interactions between the consumer and society. The fields of psychology, marketing, advertising, economics, anthropology, and sociology help identify the many factors that influence consumers. Tools such as surveys, experiments, and focus groups help researchers better understand consumer behaviors. The study of consumer behavior can be applied to improving marketing strategies, shaping public policies, influencing society, and improving consumer knowledge. Educators, consultants, managers, and policy makers utilize consumer behavior information. The goal of consumer behavior studies is to better understand consumers and apply that information in business, education, sales, services, public affairs, marketing, and advertising.
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Outcomes (Core): Apply knowledge of the major concepts, theories, research findings and key thought leaders in the field of psychology to the real world behavior of individuals and groups in the workplace Can describe the key milestones and turning points in the history of the field of modern psychology Engage in effective interpersonal communication to exchange ideas and promote meaningful problem-solving in organizations Explain the social dynamics of groups and the psychology undergirding team development Apply theories from developmental and lifespan psychology in professional practice Can identify how biology and physiology affect human behavior, including sexuality Name the key psychological elements of managing the human side of the enterprise Deal effectively with change in ones self, in individuals, groups, organizations and society Identify the elements of creating workplaces that provide human satisfaction, work-life balance and corporate social responsibility Can explain differences and similarities in behavior based on personality theories Assess ones own level of Emotional Intelligence through reflection and self-awareness Demonstrate the ability to operate ethically in working with people in an organizational setting Describe emerging thought leadership at the cutting edges of the field of psychology and relevant other disciplines Understands the 21st century workplace and major trends which affect people within it Can name the elements of what it takes for an individual to be successful in any career endeavor Recognize the importance of motivating people and knows the major theories around motivation in the workplace Recognize individual differences in culture, ethnicity, gender, age and behavior, etc., to promote an interactive and collaborative workplace Compare and contrast theories of the biological and social determinants of abnormal behavior and mental illness Analyze the impact and influence of mass media in shaping the psychology of individuals, groups and society as a whole Demonstrate technological competence the ability to use the computer, the Internet and other social media for business information purposes Demonstrate the ability to weigh evidence and interpret research findings, tolerate ambiguity and make data-driven decisions using social science problem-solving methods Can use appropriate methods of research to address questions about human behavior in organizations Understand the utility of psychological tests and inventories for assessing behavior and appraising performance. Can create a personal leadership philosophy and code of conduct based on articulated values and a humanistic psychology approach to development Apply theories from environmental psychology, positivist psychology and personality theory to promote a sustainable, safe and motivating workplace Develop the capacity to present ones self in a professional manner in the workplace, with a keen sense of their own strengths and skills and a clear personal/professional brand Can name emerging trends at the cutting edge of the field of psychology and discuss how these might be introduced to a workplace setting Can describe internal mental processes, how adults learn, make meaning, and how our minds work to perceive, remember, think, speak and solve problems Demonstrate methods to develop and deepen thinking among people in the workplace through the psychology of creativity and innovation
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Outcomes (Concentration): Understand the study of consumer behavior and its application to business, education, sales, services, public affairs, marketing, and advertising. Explain the fundamentals of marketing management, strategy, and research. Explore the key elements related to sales and advertising. Recognize the economic factors impacting consumer behaviors. Apply knowledge of the individual and society to consumer behavior. Analyze and synthesize information on consumer behavior topics. Develop a personal-professional brand identity and present this image to a potential client or employer. Reflect on ones own strengths and areas for development in charting a course for professional and personal success. Courses: General Education UNIV100 or Building a Foundation for Student Success UNIV101 Building Your Success Strategy Plan ENGL125 or ENGL125-L Real World Writing ENGL126 or ENGL126-L Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing with a Purpose ENGL211 Professional Communications HIST125 American Culture in Transition LITR240 Literature: A Mirror of Life MATH105 or MATH105-L Real World Math MATH140 or MATH140-L Math for Professionals PHIL320 Ethics: The Hallmark of Leaders at All Levels PSYC120 Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior: The Individual SCI210 The Sciences: Inquiry, Innovation and Invention SOCL215 Sociology and Understanding Human Behavior: Groups SOCL355 American Diversity: On Being Different Courses: Core BHVS205 BHVS215 BHVS315 BHVS316 BHVS320 BHVS400 BHVS410 HUMN400 PSYC125 PSYC205 PSYC210 PSYC260

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 52 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

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Managerial Psychology Motivation and Emotion Interpersonal Communications and Dynamics Psychology and Mass Media Analytical Reasoning and Presentation of Data Psychology of Creativity and Ingenuity Positivist Psychology and Leadership Psychological Aspects of Cinema Historical Perspectives on Modern Psychology Psychology in the Workplace Social Psychology Human Development

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Courses: Concentration CB450 Orientation to the Consumer Behavior Profession CB455 Marketing Management, Strategy and Research CB460 Sales and Advertising CB465 The Economics of Consumer Behavior CB470 Consumer Behavior: The Individual CB475 Consumer Behavior: Groups and Society CB480 Capstone in Consumer Behavior Total Program Credits: Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Organizational Behavior Concentration (Program delivered via Virtual Campus) The success of your organization doesnt depend on your understanding of economics, or organizational development, or marketing. It depends, quite simply, on your understanding of human psychology: how each individual employee connects with your company and how each individual employee connects with your customers. from Follow this Path, How the Worlds Greatest Organizations Drive Growth, Coffman and Gonzalez-Molina, Warner Books, 2002 Colorado Technical Universitys BS in Psychology is designed to prepare students to successfully navigate in the 21st century workplace, in a variety of careers that focus on the business of people, including but not limited to work in management, administration, research and sales. It is positioned to provide an overview of the major psychological concepts, perspectives and skills that explain human behavior. The program has four themes threading through it: workplace application of psychology, career advancement, technological acumen and service to society. The degree prepares students with the critical thinking, problem-solving, analytical frameworks, communication and leadership skills which define success in todays marketplace. The program builds on students prior learning and experience and will provide the foundation for professional success and lifelong learning in array of careers.
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Outcomes (Core): Apply knowledge of the major concepts, theories, research findings and key thought leaders in the field of psychology to the real world behavior of individuals and groups in the workplace Can describe the key milestones and turning points in the history of the field of modern psychology Engage in effective interpersonal communication to exchange ideas and promote meaningful problem-solving in organizations Explain the social dynamics of groups and the psychology undergirding team development Apply theories from developmental and lifespan psychology in professional practice Can identify how biology and physiology affect human behavior, including sexuality Name the key psychological elements of managing the human side of the enterprise Deal effectively with change in ones self, in individuals, groups, organizations and society Identify the elements of creating workplaces that provide human satisfaction, work-life balance and corporate social responsibility Can explain differences and similarities in behavior based on personality theories Assess ones own level of Emotional Intelligence through reflection and self-awareness Demonstrate the ability to operate ethically in working with people in an organizational setting Describe emerging thought leadership at the cutting edges of the field of psychology and relevant other disciplines Understands the 21st century workplace and major trends which affect people within it Can name the elements of what it takes for an individual to be successful in any career endeavor Recognize the importance of motivating people and knows the major theories around motivation in the workplace Recognize individual differences in culture, ethnicity, gender, age and behavior, etc., to promote an interactive and collaborative workplace Compare and contrast theories of the biological and social determinants of abnormal behavior and mental illness Analyze the impact and influence of mass media in shaping the psychology of individuals, groups and society as a whole Demonstrate technological competence the ability to use the computer, the Internet and other social media for business information purposes Demonstrate the ability to weigh evidence and interpret research findings, tolerate ambiguity and make data-driven decisions using social science problem-solving methods Can use appropriate methods of research to address questions about human behavior in organizations Understand the utility of psychological tests and inventories for assessing behavior and appraising performance. Can create a personal leadership philosophy and code of conduct based on articulated values and a humanistic psychology approach to development Apply theories from environmental psychology, positivist psychology and personality theory to promote a sustainable, safe and motivating workplace Develop the capacity to present ones self in a professional manner in the workplace, with a keen sense of their own strengths and skills and a clear personal/professional brand Can name emerging trends at the cutting edge of the field of psychology and discuss how these might be introduced to a workplace setting Can describe internal mental processes, how adults learn, make meaning, and how our minds work to perceive, remember, think, speak and solve problems Demonstrate methods to develop and deepen thinking among people in the workplace through the psychology of creativity and innovation
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Outcomes (Concentration): Recognize the steps needed to steward the human talent and resources of an organization, including developing leadership programs for high potentials Define the role of consultant and name the core competencies it takes to be successful in the field of organizational behavior Describe the process of coaching for development or performance Explain the key elements of creating a learning organization and how to create a culture which develops and maximizes the potential of its people Identify the roles and responsibilities of a mentor and a protg in taking responsibility for development Can design, deliver and evaluate a professional learning experience for an audience of adults in the workplace Know the transitions hypothesis and can articulate how to provide emotional support for clients as they move from the old state to the new one Can develop a proposal or initiative for an organizational improvement or transformation Can develop a personal-professional brand identity and present this image to a potential client or employer Can reflect on ones own strengths and areas for development in charting a course for professional and personal success. Courses: General Education UNIV100 or Building a Foundation for Student Success UNIV101 Building Your Success Strategy Plan ENGL125 or ENGL125-L Real World Writing ENGL126 or ENGL126-L Sound Writing Skills: Research and Writing with a Purpose ENGL211 Professional Communications HIST125 American Culture in Transition LITR240 Literature: A Mirror of Life MATH105 or MATH105-L Real World Math MATH140 or MATH140-L Math for Professionals PHIL320 Ethics: The Hallmark of Leaders at All Levels PSYC120 Psychology and Understanding Human Behavior: The Individual SCI210 The Sciences: Inquiry, Innovation and Invention SOCL215 Sociology and Understanding Human Behavior: Groups SOCL355 American Diversity: On Being Different

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Psychology of Creativity and Ingenuity Positivist Psychology and Leadership Psychological Aspects of Cinema Historical Perspectives on Modern Psychology Psychology in the Workplace (Pro-Seminar) Human Development Organizational Psychology Biological Foundations of Behavior: The Brain Theories of Personality Abnormal Psychology in the Workplace Human Sexuality Learning & Cognition Psychological Test and Measurement Psychology of Health, Well-Being and the Environment Applied Psychology Capstone Change and Emerging Trends in Psychology Introduction to Social Science Research Methods Applied Research Methods in Psychology Social Psychology Careers in Psychology

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Courses: Concentration OB450 Orientation to the Organizational Behavior Profession OB455 Consulting Skills OB460 Creating Change in Individuals and Organizations OB465 Adult Learning: Corporate Training and Development OB470 Developing Human Resources OB475 Advanced OD Skills: Organization Interventions OB480 Capstone in Organizational Behavior

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ACC310 Accounting for Non-Accounting Majors This accounting course is designed for non-accounting majors. Students learn the basic structure of accounting, how to maintain accounts, use account balances to prepare financial statements, complete the accounting cycle, and begin to learn about internal control and accounting for assets. Students will explore accounting examples from their major area of study. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus ACC341 Financial Accounting This course covers the concepts and standards underlying the preparation and analysis of external reports. Students will review the elements, structure, interrelationships of financial statements and the tools necessary to understand and interpret them. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus ACC350 Managerial Accounting Practices This course provides students with an understanding of the role of accounting information in support of decision-making and planning. Students learn accounting methods for planning and controlling operations through budgets, responsibility centers, and cost management. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus ACCT099 Special Topics in Accounting This course addresses issues of current interest in accounting. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. This course cannot be used to satisfy any degree requirements. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course ACCT199 Special Topics in Accounting This course addresses issues of current interest in accounting. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Kansas City ACCT201 Accounting I This course introduces fundamental accounting concepts and explores the accounting environment. It covers the basic structure of accounting, how to maintain accounts, use account balances to prepare financial statements, complete the accounting cycle, and introduces the concept of internal accounting controls. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus Effective January 8, 2012 Page 277

ACCT202 Accounting II This course covers accounting for balance sheet items for partnerships and corporate entities. In addition, students will be exposed to accounting for the capital structure, inventory, long-term liabilities, payroll, investments and international operations of a firm. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT201 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus ACCT203 Accounting III This course completes the fundamentals of financial accounting and includes managerial cost accounting through job costing and process costing applications. Topics covered include the financial analysis of financial statement information, the contribution margin approach to decision-making, and the budgeting process. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT202 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus ACCT210 Computerized Accounting The course provides an introduction to utilizing the computer in maintaining accounting records, making management decisions, and processing common business applications with primary emphasis on a general ledger package. Students will utilize an integrated general ledger software package, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventories, and payroll systems. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT201, ACCT202 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus ACCT220 Introduction to Managerial & Cost Accounting This course introduces the student to the fundamentals of managerial and cost accounting concepts. It discusses the determination and the study of financial data required by management for budgeting, reporting, and analyzing performance. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus ACCT225 Introduction to Tax This course is designed to introduce students to basic tax concepts such as: tax rate structure, losses, tax credits, withholding, and computation of the personal and corporate income tax. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus ACCT299 Special Topics in Accounting This course addresses issues of current interest in accounting. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course Effective January 8, 2012 Page 278

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ACCT300 Intermediate Accounting I This course covers the basic financial statements with emphasis on the accounting principles and procedures relating to current and long-term assets. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls ACCT305 Intermediate Accounting II This course focuses on the financing and investing activities of the business enterprise, as well as special accounting topics, i.e. earnings per share, pensions, employee compensation, error corrections, and income taxes. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT300 or ACC345 or ACCT341 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls ACCT320 Forensic Accounting In this course the student will gain an understanding of forensic accounting and the differences between financial statement auditors, anti-fraud professionals, and forensic accounting professionals. The course covers the various types of forensic accounting engagements: damage claims, economic damages related to work-place issues, matrimonial investigations and assets and business valuations. The student will develop an understanding of fraud prevention, deterrence, detection, investigation, and remediation. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT202 Availability: Colorado Springs, Virtual Campus ACCT325 Auditing This course is an introduction to the primary work of the certified public accountant. It covers examination of financial statements for the purpose of rendering an opinion on the fairness with which they present an entitys financial position and the results of its operations. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Co-requisite: ACCT330, for Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo and Virtual Campus students in BSACC program only Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus ACCT330 Auditing Lab This lab represents a simulation of audit planning and implementation. Students will plan for and then audit various balance sheet and income statement accounts. The lab will conclude with the preparation of audited financial statements including audit opinion and appropriate footnotes. Prerequisite: None Co-requisite: ACCT325, for Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo and Virtual Campus students in BSACC program only Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Virtual Campus ACCT340 Advanced Accounting This course covers special accounting problems related to the preparation of combined and consolidated financial statements for accounting entities with branch offices and subsidiaries, both domestic and foreign. Also covers accounting for partnerships.

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Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls ACCT351 Cost Accounting This course focuses on accounting for costs in a manufacturing environment. Various techniques for estimating and accounting for costs are employed. Students will be involved in the budgeting and cost allocation processes. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT203 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus ACCT361 Tax Accounting I This course introduces the principles of individual income tax based on the U.S. Internal Revenue Code and supporting authority. Students will acquire a theoretical as well as practical understanding of the tax law as applied to individual U.S. taxpayers. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT203 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus ACCT362 Tax Accounting II This course provides an overview of the principles of taxation for various business entities based on the U.S. Internal Revenue Code and supporting authority. Students will acquire a theoretical as well as practical understanding of the tax law as applied to U.S. business entities. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT361 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus ACCT370 Accounting Information Systems This course provides a survey of several Accounting Information Systems (AIS). These types of systems collect and store data then process it into information used by decision makers. This courses focus will be on the conceptual foundations around utilizing accounting information system applications for retrieving accounting information and processing it in business intelligence formats. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: MATH103 or MATH150 and BADM150 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus ACCT399 Special Topics in Accounting This course addresses issues of current interest in accounting. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course ACCT410 Advanced Tax This course provides an overview of the principles of taxation for various business entities based on the U.S. Internal Revenue Code and supporting authority. Students will acquire a theoretical as well as practical understanding of the tax law as applied to U.S. business entities. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT225

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ACCT420 Government & Not for Profit Accounting This course provides an overview of accounting for governments and not-for-profit entities. It discusses accounting principles and practices used in not-for-profit organizations. Topics include accounting, budgeting, financial reporting, and auditing required of both government and not-for-profit organizations. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls ACCT430 Introduction to International Financial Reporting Standards In this course the student will gain an understanding of the history of international accounting standards and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), the structure and standard setting process of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), the differences between financial statements prepared on the basis of United States generally accepted accounting standards (U.S. GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), requirements of IFRS 1 First-time adoption of IFRS, how to evaluate financial statements prepared under IFRS, and potential issues facing US companies adopting IFRS. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls ACCT460 Accounting Capstone This is an integrative and interactive capstone course in which the student uses the functional skills acquired from previous courses to formulate decisions within a business entity and analyze the financial implications of those decisions. Individual and team participation are imperative for this course. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT342 or ACC346 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls ACCT495 Advanced Research and Study An independent in-depth research project. Credits are assigned based on the complexity and depth of the project, which must be pre-approved by the department chair. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course ACCT499 Special Topics in Accounting This course addresses issues of current interest in accounting. Course topics will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course ACCT614 Applied Managerial Accounting This course focuses on using available accounting information to help managers of the firm make relevant decisions. Examines how the financial information developed for external users forms the basis for the managerial accounting system. Explores costing systems, cost behavior analysis, responsibility accounting and volume-profit relationships. Credits: 4

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Prerequisite: MGMT507A or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus ACCT618 Taxation and Business Decisions The course covers the relationship between managerial decision-making and taxes. Students will explore the taxation of different types of business entities and the individuals involved with the entities. Emphasizes the impact of tax considerations in business decisions such as compensation, mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT614 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Virtual Campus ACCT624 Advanced Cost Accounting This course examines strategic cost management theories and applications required in management planning and control. Topics include cost allocation, product costing, activity-based costing, operation control and other cost control systems. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT614 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North ACCT628 Financial Reporting This class focuses on a comprehensive examination of financial statements and accounting reporting standards. Students will gain an understanding of the information provided in corporate annual reports and how to evaluate the financial performance of an entity. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: FINC615, ACCT614 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Virtual Campus ACCT634 Accounting Information Systems The student will examine advanced concepts, skills, and applications of accounting information systems. The course provides an examination of database systems, security methods, and advanced technology in accounting systems. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT614; ACCT628 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North ACCT638 Advanced Auditing The student will cover advanced topics on auditing procedures and standards. Topics include audit objectives and planning, transaction cycles, audit review and documentation, and the preparation of the final audit report. Additionally, the student will become familiar with audit theory and professional code of practice. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT614, ACCT628 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North ACCT644 Management Control and Auditing This course covers advanced auditing procedures and standards, as well as management control systems. Audit objectives, cycles, review, documentation, theory, and professional code of practice are covered. Other topics include risk assessment techniques, management control systems, and organization for control. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT624; ACCT638 or Approval

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ACCT648 Forensic Accounting This course is a comprehensive exploration of forensic accounting as a proactive approach to preventing, detecting, and investigating accounting disputes or irregularities. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT638; ACCT644 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North ACCT650 MBA Accounting Capstone The MBA Accounting Capstone uses the functional skills students have developed in previous core and concentration courses in this program - including accounting, business management and business strategy - to complete an in-depth project. The course requires the student to perform comprehensive research, analysis, and study on either a desired area of interest or a major business problem or issue that impacts the students own company or organization. The student will utilize research methodologies to prepare a formal research report. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls ACCT655 International Financial Reporting Standards This is a graduate level overview of International Financial Reporting Standards intended for students in the Master of Science in Accounting program who are preparing for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examinations. The course will cover the structure of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), similarities and differences between IFRS and United States Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP), issues for U.S. companies arising out of converting to IFRS, issues for converting accounting information systems to IFRS and regulatory issues for global IFRS reporting. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ACCT614, ACCT634, ACCT638, ACCT644 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North ADV221 Advertising Principles This course establishes a broad understanding of the importance of marketing and advertising in todays world. Market research, consumer behavior and a variety of advertising techniques are discussed. Communication skills and design techniques that are necessary for creating promotional materials and advertising campaigns are explored. Case studies are used to demonstrate how to develop advertising strategies. Students learn how to apply advertising concepts. Individual and team activities are an important part of this course. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BADM100 or MGMT115; ENGL111, DMD120 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North ADV231 Virtual Advertising Students explore the marketing, planning and analyze the various implications of internet advertising versus traditional advertising strategies. Students research new media used in advertising and create a variety of projects. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EM208 or EBUS208; ADV221 or VC221 Availability: Colorado Springs Effective January 8, 2012 Page 283

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ADV321 Global Advertising This course features the marketing process and services with a global perspective. Students explore the design and modifications of products for an international market. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ADV221 or VC221 Availability: Colorado Springs ADV331 Ethics in Advertising This course provides students with a basic understanding of ethical advertising & social communication while using digital media as the vehicle of persuasion. Digital media technology is a powerful force shaping attitudes and behavior in today's world making ethical decision making even more essential given the impact of those design decisions in a diverse global environment. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ADV221 or VC221 Availability: Colorado Springs BADM099 Special Topics in Business Administration This course addresses issues of current interest in Business Administration. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. This course cannot be used to satisfy any degree requirements. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course BADM150 Contemporary Business Trends This course introduces the student to emerging business trends. It covers how these trends act as competitive advantages as well as market disruptors. Emphasis is on how they impact businesses and how an organization must adapt or respond to these from both a strategic and tactical perspective. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BADM100 or MGMT115 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls BADM199 Special Topics in Business Administration This course addresses issues of current interest in business administration. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course BADM299 Special Topics in Business Administration This course addresses issues of current interest in business administration. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course BADM305 Organizational Behavior This course addresses some tools and insights necessary to understand and analyze the characteristics of human

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beings and organizational situations. It further explores both organization structure and human variables within that structure to contribute to the long-term survival of an enterprise and include team building. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BADM100 or MGMT115 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls BADM350 International Business During this course the student studies the international business environment as it relates to global competitiveness. This course explores strategy, organizations, operations, finance, marketing, and coping with different economic systems. Differences between foreign and domestic environments and the impact of these differences on managing in an international business setting are examined. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BADM100 or MGMT115 or MGM110 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus BADM370 Quality Management During this course, the student investigates the emerging principles of quality and its implementation. Explores the processes and values for implementing quality, self-managed work teams, principles of quality, and the importance of including quality as a business strategy. Covers how to examine and improve work processes in the organization. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Sioux Falls BADM399 Special Topics in Business Administration This course addresses issues of current interest in business administration. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course BADM440 Research Design Methods and Applications This course provides the basic of research needed to successfully complete their business capstone courses. It covers the full cycle of research starting with a qualitative examination of an organizational phenomenon and then addressing how to measure it via survey, experiments, or other designs. It concludes with issues of verification and implementation based on the outcome of the quantitative phase. It also includes the topic of scale development, reliability, validity, confirmatory factor analysis, and issues of survey development and implementation. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: MATH306 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls

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BADM460 Business Capstone This is an integrative and interactive capstone course in which the student uses the functional skills acquired from previous courses to resolve issues or take advantage of opportunities faced by business leaders. Students will assess general business problems and develop courses of actions to address those problems. Specifically, the course focuses on how to create and sustain strategies that create value to the business, consumers, and society as a whole. The primary focus is on crafting an effective policy and implementing a strategy. Individual and team participation are imperative for this course. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Completion of all Business Concentration Courses Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Sioux Falls BADM475 Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship During this course, the student will explore the fundamentals of business organization, operation and management. The course deals with the characteristics and activities of the business executive, managerial relationships, accountability and the entrepreneur. It requires the student to conduct application and synthesis of other material in order to create a business plan. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: FINC400; MKTG210 or MKTG225 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Sioux Falls BADM485 Senior Project This course provides a forum for senior status students to refine and enhance their organizational, research, writing and presentation skills. The instructor approved topic is chosen by the students because of its real world relevance, application and connection to the students major area of study, interest and workplace relevance. Students will be working under the guidance of a skilled faculty member. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course BADM495 Advanced Research and Study This course is an independent in-depth research project. Credits are assigned based on the complexity and depth of the research project, which must be preapproved. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course BADM499 Special Topics in Business Administration This course addresses issues of current interest in business administration. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course BHVS205 Managerial Psychology This course examines how to supervise others through delegation, expectations, performance and feedback. It exposes students to Theory X:boss versus Theory Y:coach, contingency theories of adaptive learning, and situational leadership, concluding that there is no one right way to supervise others. Students compare and contrast ways of managing staff, managing upwards, managing relationships with peers, colleagues, suppliers as well as clients. This course focuses on

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learning clear expectations and how to communicate back and forth in respectful, direct, specific and non-punitive ways. Because of varying backgrounds, students will participate in this course based on their own level of experience. The course is designed for experienced managers as well as those who have not managed people before. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: PSYC125 Availability: Virtual Campus BHVS215 Motivation and Emotion This course addresses the critical aspects of emotion and motivation in the real world of work. Even though most literature on work focuses on thought rather than feeling, people do not leave their human needs and emotions at the door when they come to work. Building on the work of Maslow, Herzberg and McClelland, the course examines human needs, satisfiers versus motivators and how people differ in what energizes them and how they experience and deal with emotions. What are the roots, functions and psychological explanations for emotions in human beings? The course examines comparative perspectives on these questions. Psychological insight into what motivates others will help each professional in our program understand and respect the drives and needs of the people they work with, rather than project their own values onto others. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: PSYC125 Availability: Virtual Campus BHVS315 Interpersonal Communication and Dynamics This course defines two-way communication a critically important capacity for anyone at work. Just as in real estate its location, location, location, in the workplace dealing with people, its communication, communication, communication. Communication is not just broadcastingit is sending and receiving a message on the same wavelength. The course focuses on framing clear messages as well as listening with clarity and compassion. It provides a model for how to engage in authentic and powerful conversations and to facilitate dialogue in a large or small group. Conflict if unaddressed does not go away, it merely goes underground and becomes toxic and destructive to an organization or relationship. The course addresses conflict and how to air, and resolve it in a civilized manner, without destroying the quality of the human relationship. Negotiation strategies and techniques for achieving win-win solutions will also be presented. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus BHVS316 Psychology and Mass Media This is a relatively new area of study in the field of psychology. It focuses on understanding how psychology and media work together and how people perceive, interpret, use and respond information and images that come to them from television, radio, movies, texts, and the Internet. So much of our behavior is shaped by messages we receive from mass media, e-learning, cyber networking and digital technologies. This course uses a socio-psychological perspective to understand the dynamics of persuasion and propaganda. It applies selected theories and research on social influence, persuasion, and attitude change to such areas as political and educational campaigns, product advertising, mass media and public opinion. Students examine how their own behavior is influenced by the cyber-age of popular media and mass communication. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ENGL211 and HIST125 or Approval Availability: Virtual Campus

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BHVS320 Analytical Reasoning and Presentation of Data The world is full of numbers. But, what do the numbers mean? Statistical approaches dominate the field of social scientific inquiry and psychological research. Not a day goes by that we dont hear a pundit say, Research shows This course addresses the fundamental principles of statistics, emphasizing not how to do the quantitative mechanics of it, but rather how to interpret statistical studies and cull the insights for action or decision-making. This course emphasizes statistical reasoning and when causality can be claimed, as well as how to work with statisticians to set up meaningful inquiry and valid data collection and analysis. Students practice effective ways to display and present data as well as analytics, in support of research findings including how to use graphs, charts and data representation to formulate a position or hypothesis. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: RES305 Availability: Virtual Campus BHVS400 The Psychology of Creativity and Ingenuity This course presents the psychology of out of the box thinking and coloring outside the lines. As Albert Einstein said, you cannot solve problems with the same thinking that created them. Most of us would say that we were creative as children, but what happened? This course provides a variety of methods for energizing creativity, as well as providing tools to work with individuals and groups to solve problems with fresh perspectives and limited resources. The psychological concept of re-framing, as well as looking at the same thing as other people and seeing something different, will be the cornerstone of this learning experience. Students learn to make work engaging, fun and uplifting, re-kindling the child within spirit of creativity we were all born with and harnessing that brain power for practical organization purposes. These are times that call for creativity and ingenuity. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: PSYC355 and PSYC315 Availability: Virtual Campus BHVS410 Positivist Psychology and Leadership There is a new, but powerful wing of psychology called Positivist Psychology. The course is based on compelling research that people thrive when they feel good self esteem and receive positive encouragement from others around them. The Pygmalion Effect, or the Power of the Self-Fulfilling Prophecy, teaches us that students are more likely to learn when their teachers believe they can do it, and, similarly, workers are more likely to perform well when their leaders hold out positive expectations of their performance. This course builds upon the insights of positivist psychology to study the concept of value-based servant leadership, a philosophy and practice defined by Robert Greenleaf which has gained st prominence over the end of the last century and the beginning of the 21 . The philosophy resonates with the popular work of Stephen Covey on the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People and the best-selling business book Good to Great by Jim Collins. By examining these approaches, students develop their own personal creed or leadership mantra based on the psychology of the positive and the seven key practices of servant leaders. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BHVS205 Availability: Virtual Campus BIO122 Anatomy and Physiology This course introduces the student to the study of the human organism in health and disease. Learning will be organized into units, which will include major body systems, as well as drug and alcohol abuse. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls Effective January 8, 2012 Page 288

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BIO141 Human Anatomy & Physiology I This course focuses on the structure, function and interrelationship of the organs and systems of the human body. Emphasis is placed on the integumentary, musculoskeletal and nervous system. This course includes a lab. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo BIO142 Human Anatomy & Physiology II This course focuses on the structure, function and interrelationship of the organs and systems in the human body. Emphasis is placed on the endocrine, cardiovascular, immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems. This course includes a lab. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BIO141 Availability: Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo BIO143 Anatomy and Physiology I This course focuses on the structure, function and interrelationship of the organs and systems of the human body. Emphasis is placed on the integumentary, musculoskeletal and nervous system. This course includes a lab. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus BIO144 Anatomy and Physiology II This course focuses on the structure, function and interrelationship of the organs and systems in the human body. Emphasis is placed on the endocrine, cardiovascular, immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems. This course includes a lab. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BIO143 Availability: Virtual Campus BIO161 Pathophysiology With Pharmacology I This course discusses the common disease processes affecting the human body. Etiology, signs, symptoms, and treatment associated with cardiovascular, lympathic, reproductive, digestive and integumentary systems will be identified. The student will also study the treatment of diseases with pharmacotherapeutics with a basic understanding of drug classifications. An association with diagnoses and coding of diseases will be discussed. The knowledge gained in this course will facilitate professional communication in the healthcare environment. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: HSS121, BIO144 Availability: Virtual Campus BIO162 Pathophysiology With Pharmacology II This course is a continuation of Pathophysiology with Pharmacology I. The students will continue to discuss the common disease processes affecting the human body. Etiology, signs, symptoms, and treatment associated with the neurological, endocrine, musculoskeletal, urinary and respiratory systems will be identified. The student will also study the treatment of diseases with pharmacotherapeutics with a basic understanding of drug classifications. An association with diagnoses and coding of diseases will be discussed. The knowledge gained in this course will facilitate professional communication in the healthcare environment.

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Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BIO161 Availability: Virtual Campus BIO200 Applied Microbiology This course focuses on the basic principles of microbiology, particularly on the principles of cellular function. Students then learn to apply these principles in the study of the specific therapies for the treatment of bacterial, parasitic, and viral infectious diseases. Students will also learn the causes and complications of antibiotic resistant strains and their role in compromising patient safety. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BIO141 Co-requisite: BIO142 (for the AD Nursing program only) Availability: Pueblo BIO210 Pathophysiology This course offers an introduction to the basic concepts of pathophysiology. Students examine the phenomena that produce alterations in human physiologic function and the resulting immune response. Upon completion of the course, students will understand pathophysiological changes, including how pathological processes are manifested, progress in the body, and typical course of management.. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BIO141, BIO142, and BIO200 Availability: Pueblo BSRT350 Bone Densitometry This course explores the basic concepts and technical principals of bone densitometry. This course explores the basic concepts and technical principals of bone densitometry. Related densitometry techniques, skeletal anatomy and interpretation of standard densitometry reports are introduced. Basic computer skills and radiation safety procedures will also be discussed. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Be a Registered Radiologic Technologist or Enrolled in a Radiologic Technology Program Availability: Kansas City BSRT351 Bone Densitometry Externship This course explores the clinical applications of bone densitometry. The students will apply knowledge of bone densitometry in the clinical environment under the supervision of a registered technologist. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BSRT350 Co-requisite: Be a Registered Radiologic Technologist or Enrolled in a Radiologic Technology Program. Student must have a Sponsoring Institution with Bone Densitometry Capabilities Availability: Kansas City BSRT360 Cross Sectional Anatomy This course introduces the human anatomy as viewed in sectional planes. Students will compare and contrast planar anatomy to cross sectional anatomy and recognize anatomical structures as viewed in computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Be a Registered Radiologic Technologist or Enrolled in a Radiologic Technology Program Availability: Kansas City Effective January 8, 2012 Page 290

BSRT361 An Introduction to CT Procedures This course introduces computed tomography as an imaging modality and its practicality within the radiology profession. Students will discuss and review patient history taking skills, the use of contrast media enhancements and adverse reactions within the clinical setting. Students will also learn routine protocols for imaging of the brain, facial bones, neck, chest, abdomen, pelvis and spine. Students are also recommended to observe techniques for special procedures such as CT guided interventional examinations. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BSRT360, SUR150 Co-requisite: Students must have a Sponsoring Institution with CT Capabilities Availability: Kansas City BSRT362 CT Physics and Instrumentation This course explains the basic imaging principals of CT scanning. Computer technology, components, imaging procedures, techniques and quality control methods are introduced. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BSRT360, SUR150 Co-requisite: Be a Registered Radiologic Technologist or Enrolled in a Radiologic Technology Program Availability: Kansas City BSRT363 Computed Tomography Externship This course explores the clinical applications of computed tomography. This course is designed to help meet the clinical competency requirements established by ARRT for the CT registry. Students will apply knowledge of computed tomography in the clinical environment under the supervision of a registered technologist. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BSRT361, BSRT362 Co-requisite: Students must have a Sponsoring Institution with CT Capabilities Availability: Kansas City BSRT370 An Introduction to MRI Procedures This course introduces magnetic resonance imaging as an imaging modality and its practicality within the radiology profession. Students will discuss and review patient history taking skills, the use of contrast media enhancements and adverse reactions within the clinical setting. Students will also learn routine protocols for imaging of the brain, neck, spine, extremities, and joints. Students are also recommended to observe techniques for special examinations such as breast imaging and magnetic resonance angiography procedures. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BSRT360, SUR150 Co-requisite: Students must have a Sponsoring Institution with MRI Capabilities Availability: Kansas City BSRT371 MRI Physics and Instrumentation This course explains the basic principles of MRI scanning. Computer technology, components, imaging procedures, techniques and quality control methods are introduced. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BSRT360, SUR150 Co-requisite: Be a Registered Radiologic Technologist or Enrolled in a Radiologic Technology Program Availability: Kansas City Effective January 8, 2012 Page 291

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BSRT372 MRI Externship This course explores the clinical applications of MRI. This course is designed to help meet the clinical competency requirements established by ARRT for the MRI registry. Students will apply knowledge of magnetic resonance imaging in the clinical environment under the supervision of a registered technologist. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BSRT370, BSRT371 Co-requisite: Students must have a Sponsoring Institution with MRI Capabilities Availability: Kansas City BSRT380 PACS This course focuses on the concepts of picture archival and communications systems and its affect on health care. Students will compare computerized and digital record keeping to traditional film based systems. PACS, teleradiography, digital acquisition systems, and image storage and retrieval will also be discussed. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Kansas City BSRT381 PACS Externship This course explores the clinical applications of PACS within imaging departments. The students will apply knowledge of PACS in the clinical environment while working along-side health information or radiology information technology staff. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BSRT380 Co-requisite: Students must have a Sponsoring Institution with HIS or RIS Capabilities Availability: Kansas City BSRT450 Quality Improvement in Radiology - Capstone During this course the student investigates the emerging principles of quality management and its implementation into the area of diagnostic imaging. Student will explore the processes and values for implementing quality, self-managed work teams, principles of quality, and the importance of quality management in a healthcare business strategy. Students will be mentored in real world projects that integrate program content to solve problems in healthcare. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Kansas City CB450 Orientation to the Consumer Behavior Profession This course will launch the concentration in Consumer Behavior. It will begin with defining what is consumer behavior and what career opportunities exist for those with a concentration in this field. The course introduces the basic theories, concepts, and findings within key areas that consumer behavior practitioners address: marketing, strategy, research, sales, advertising, the economy, public policy, household economics, individual consumer behaviors, and group/society influences. Because the field of Consumer Behavior draws upon an array of diverse disciplines, this orientation to the landscape will touch upon psychology, management, sociology, economics, anthropology, and ethics, among others. The insights from these disciplines will provide a tool chest of the skills consumer behavior practitioners regularly utilize. Students will be exposed to quantitative and qualitative approaches to the study of consumers and apply that knowledge to better understanding consumer behaviors. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: PSYC446 Availability: Virtual Campus

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CB455 Marketing Management, Strategy, and Research This course examines best practices in marketing, development and management of effective marketing strategies, and the use of research to understand consumer behaviors. An emphasis will be placed on identifying those practices that lead to positive results in reaching target markets and building market share. Retailing practices are examined in this course, along with electronic commerce and online customers, to identify the most efficient and effective ways to reach consumers. Opinion research, such as surveys and focus groups, will be presented as a method for gathering valuable consumer behavior data useful in marketing efforts. The course explores marketing conditions that demonstrate the success or failure of marketing strategies based on the principles of consumer behavior and marketing sciences. This course focuses on the interplay of consumers and organizations and the importance market research for understanding consumers. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CB450 Availability: Virtual Campus CB460 Sales and Advertising This course delves into the principles of sales and advertising within psychological and sociological contexts. The course examines sales, sales force management, and factors related to improving sales within organizations. Advertising, brand promotion, image development and maintenance, and customer awareness of branding are presented to further understanding of consumer behaviors. Students evaluate the advertising and promotion processes, as well as, the implementation and evaluation of advertising strategies. Students explore how customer satisfaction can be obtained and measured. Students learn of the many ways that consumers develop awareness of their choices of goods and services. The course focuses on utilizing knowledge of consumer behaviors to drive improved sales and critically evaluate advertising options. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CB450 Availability: Virtual Campus CB465 The Economics of Consumer Behavior This course explores the economic theories and current research in consumer economics. Students develop the analytical skills necessary to interpret economic research, including family and consumer economics. Consumer economics over the lifecycle and consumption theories are explored as they apply to economic theory and household resource decisions. Public policy implications, social and legal aspects of consumer economics, and the changing economic situation are studied. The focus of the course is on improved understanding of consumer economic behaviors within the psychological context. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CB450 Availability: Virtual Campus

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CB470 Consumer Behavior: The Individual This course explores the external and internal influences of consumer behavior and asks students to consider aspects related to individual consumer behavior and the psychology of those behaviors. Topics reviewed in the course include: the basic motivations underlying consumer purchasing behavior; consumer perception, judgment, and persuasion to respond to products and services; problem-solving, information, and decision-making; and, how individuals vary in their learning, attitudes, beliefs, feelings, and intentions to use these products and services. This course focuses on understanding the cognitive and emotional factors that influence consumers and the use of this knowledge to increase customers, customer retention, purchases, and our understanding of consumer behavior. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CB450 Availability: Virtual Campus CB475 Consumer Behavior: Groups and Society This course investigates the social and anthropological views of consumer behavior and helps students make sense of consumer psychology from a group and societal perspective. The effects of social class, family structure, cultural backgrounds, and group identification are examined. Topics reviewed in the course include the technological, economic, and political factors that influence consumer behavior. Consumer influences on sustainability, social justice, and globalization are also considered as well as consumer politics and legislation. This course focuses on understanding the social factors that influence consumers and the use of this knowledge to increase customers, customer retention, purchases, and our understanding of consumer behavior. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CB450 Availability: Virtual Campus CB480 Capstone in Consumer Behavior This Capstone course provides the culminating learning experience in the Consumer Behavior concentration. In this class, students integrate the information they have learned, reflect on that knowledge, synthesize their knowledge-base and evaluate their skill-base. Capstone students develop a plan to support their careers, further their professional brand identities, and determine their continuing professional development and lifelong learning plans. This course features presentations and stories from talented consumer behavior leaders. Students demonstrate synthesis and integration of their learning and experiences to- date by creating a culminating project applied to the field of consumer behavior. Students review their own professional mantra, a personal set of goals and values that will guide their professional career journey. Resources for continued professional development and joining communities of practice are also presented. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Last Quarter Availability: Virtual Campus CE242 Computer Architecture This course studies computer organization and design. Topics include digital logic and digital systems, machine level representation of data, memory system organization and architecture, computer interfacing and multiprocessing. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls

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CE412 Advanced Computer Architecture This course covers advanced hardware design techniques and control strategies employed in modern computer systems. Topics include advanced memory design, instructions sets, benchmarking, pipelining, advanced network architectures, and high performance computing. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EE312 Availability: Colorado Springs CE495 Advanced Research and Study in Computer Engineering This course provides the opportunity for an independent, in-depth research project and/or study in an area of student interest. Credits are assigned based on the complexity and depth of the project, which must be approved the department chair. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CE499 Special Topics in Computer Engineering This course addresses issues of current interest in computer systems. Course content varies as determined by student interest and the evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CE605 Modern Computer Architecture This course examines the nature of computing and its impact on the design of computer systems. Topics include basic function building blocks of computer design, benchmarks and performance metrics, instruction set architectures, hardware/software structures, memory choices, and emerging technologies. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CE242 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs CE660 Modern Computer Design This course explores the issues, methods, tools and processes in the design of modern computer systems. Students will research and integrate information, identify and apply models, consider experimental design through simulation and evaluate design alternatives in a just-in-time approach to design. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CE605 Availability: Colorado Springs CE690 Computer Engineering Capstone The Computer Engineering Capstone course provides the student the opportunity to integrate skills developed throughout the MSCE program by completing a project or study that focuses on a technical problem or current issue in engineering. The students will define the problem or opportunity, identify constraints, complete an analysis, and prepare and deliver a professional report and presentation. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs Effective January 8, 2012 Page 295

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CE699 Special Topics in Computer Engineering This course addresses issues of current interest in Computer systems. Course content varies as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CHE105 Introduction to Chemistry This course provides an introduction to the fundamental concepts of inorganic chemistry, including atomic and molecular structure, bonding types, reactions, equation and stoichiometry (a mathematical approach to solving problems involving chemical phenomena). Credits: 5 Prerequisite: MATH103 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Sioux Falls CHE499 Special Topics in Chemistry This course addresses issues of current interest in computer systems. Course content varies as determined by student interest and the evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CJFI360 Introduction to Criminalistics This course examines the theories and concepts of criminalistics through the application of scientific methods that are necessary to effectively examine, analyze, and reconstruct a major crime scene. Specifically, the course will address legal issues that are related to search and seizure of physical evidence; crime scene documentation techniques including (a) information gathering to enable report writing, (b) photographic composition concepts, and (c) crime scene measurement and diagramming; latent print processing and enhancement; and basic crime scene reconstruction methods. Included will be lab exercises that complement text and lecture. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS460 Availability: Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Sioux Falls CJFI410 Advanced Crime Scene Forensics Throughout this course, the student will examine the skills and procedures employed by crime scene technicians utilized in processing crime scenes. The class will emphasize special chemical enhancement, alternate light source discoveries, and cast/molding recovery procedures for fingerprints, bloodstain/blood spatter artifacts, tool, tire, and shoe impressions. Lab exercises will be included that complement text and lecture. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJFI360 Availability: Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Sioux Falls CJFI420 Forensic Photography & Crime Scene Documentation The course is designed to provide the student with the basic concepts of crime scene photography and documentation techniques for homicide scenes, autopsies, and suicides, other dead-body scenes, assaults, burglaries, injuries, sex offenses, arson, and accidents. Lectures will address the use of Polaroid cameras, videotaping, copy stand photography, blood stain documentation, tool mark analysis and court presentations. The digital camera format is also part of the curriculum. Basic techniques of photography and camera operation,

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application of film/digital application, lighting techniques including low light and electronic flash will be part of the discussion and the laboratory component of the course. Laboratory exercises will be conducted to reinforce class lectures and demonstrations. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS360 Required Equipment: 35mm digital camera with manual controls; Video camera (any model); detachable electronic flash; sync cord; tripod; spare batteries. Availability: Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Sioux Falls CJFI430 Medico-Legal Death Investigations This course will provide a foundation for understanding death scene analysis. The manner, mechanism, and cause of death are explored, as well as postmortem changes. The course emphasis will be on investigation of sudden or unexpected deaths, homicides, suicides, accidental deaths, and trauma; this will include SIDS and child abuse cases. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJFI360 Availability: Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Sioux Falls CJFI440 Bones, Bugs & Teeth The Recovery of Human Remains This course provides students with a series of lectures and field exercises when permissible, using various methods of recovery of human remains. The emphasis will be on scattered surface remains and the detection of clandestine graves. The techniques presented will include scene documentation, basic forensic anthropology, odontology, and entomology as they apply to recovery techniques that are utilize as an aid in identification and criminal prosecution. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJFI360 Availability: Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Sioux Falls CJFI451 Introduction to Ridgeology This class is intended to be an introduction to the biological development of friction ridge skin, fingerprint pattern interpretation, and fingerprint comparisons. Lecture and laboratory practicums will include the history of fingerprint identification, obtaining fingerprints with ink, the ACE-V methodology and an overview of AFIS. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJFI360 Availability: Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Sioux Falls CJFI455 Courtroom Presentation of Scientific Evidence This course provides a comprehensive view of the components of criminal trials and will focus on the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and specialized expertise that contribute to credibility as a witness. Specific topical areas of discussion will include types of questions asked of witnesses, strategies and tactics of the prosecution and defense, and, effective methods for improving skills on the witness stand. Additionally, students will learn how to effectively prepare for courtroom testimony by recognizing the critical value and importance of all reports. As part of the course, students will have the opportunity to participate in a moot court exercise. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJFI360 Availability: Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Sioux Falls

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CJFI456 Forensic Investigation of Dynamic Events This is a survey course encompassing forensic investigative inquiry into the dynamics of arson, post-blast investigations, and vehicular incident investigations. Students will be introduced to scientific procedures for determining the cause of fires and will learn to recognize the fire scene, burn patterns, thermal indicators, arson indicators and the dynamics of fire development. A second section of the course is designed to educate the student in the proper investigation of any post-blast explosives incident. Areas addressed include explosives recognition, improvised explosive devices, and scene processing and evidence collection. The third section of the course involves the examination of the skills required to systematically investigate a traffic accident by being able to recognize critical evidence at the accident scene, and to preserve and record it properly. When possible, labs will be conducted to demonstrate, re-enforce, and emphasize key considerations presented during lecture. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJFI360 Availability: Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Sioux Falls CJFI457 Taphonomy Applied Decomposition Research This course is interdisciplinary and will introduce students to field-based research in taphonomy--the post-mortem history of organisms. Students will obtain hands-on experience in extracting and interpreting biological and environmental information gained from the investigative process of decomposition in an outdoor environment using pigs as human models. The research project will require daily collection of specific samples; i.e., soil samples, fly larvae, flies, beetles, maggots, soft tissue samples, etc Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJFI360 CJHS300 Human Service Practice in the Criminal Justice Setting This course introduces the student to the work of helping professionals in the context of the criminal justice system along with identifying the theory base and skills involved in Human Services. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS141 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CJHS311 Study of Alcohol Use and Abuse This course surveys the use, abuse, and addictive nature of ethyl alcohol, and the treatment of alcoholism. The student will gain a basic knowledge of alcohol use and abuse, alcoholism, and the broad range of current approaches to prevention and treatment. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CJHS312 Special Topics: Alcohol Use and Abuse This course is designed to supplement CJHS310, Alcohol Use and Abuse. In this directed study course, the student will analyze a current issue related to alcohol use and abuse. Credits: 1 Prerequisite: CJHS310 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls

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CJHS315 Child Abuse This course provides an in-depth study of child abuse in the context of the criminal justice and social welfare systems. Students will learn to identify risk factors, signs and symptoms of child abuse as well as the legal requirements for interventions in child abuse cases. Students will use case studies to analyze the problems in child abuse investigations and the treatment methods and services available to abused children. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJHS300 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CJHS320 Alcohol & Drug Treatment Continuum In this course, the student will gain a basic knowledge of a range of therapeutic interventions involved in alcohol and other drug abuse in society, in families and with individuals, as well as how these interventions address a variety of problems. Students will be introduced to the continuum of care covers care from prevention through rehabilitation. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: SOCL325, CJHS311 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CJHS325 Drug Use and Abuse This course provides a survey of use, abuse and the addictive nature of mood altering chemicals outside the use and abuse of alcohol. Students will gain a working knowledge of factors affecting the abuse of a wide variety of legal and illegal drugs along with the influence of drug use on behaviors. Approaches to prevention and treatment and available resources will be discussed. Credits: 5 Prerequisites: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CJHS337 Ethics for the CD Counselor This course explores the ethical and legal issues as they related to the practice of counseling and client/counselor relationships. The student will gain a foundational understanding of the ethical standards for counselors, client rights and legal implications, and what defines quality client care. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CJHS338 Special Topics: Ethics for the CD Counselor This course is designed to supplement CJHS336, Ethics for the CD Counselor. In this directed study course, the student will analyze an ethical issue that may be encountered while practicing as a chemical dependency counselor. Credits: 1 Prerequisite: CJHS336 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls

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CJHS399 Chemical Dependency Elective - Special Topics This course will be specifically devoted to addiction- related contemporary issues. Appropriate topics may include: special populations; diagnosis, assessment, advanced counseling for individuals, groups, or families; theory, research, and practice in addictions; practice or policies relating to addictions; scientifically supported models of treatment, recovery, relapse prevention; continuing care for addiction and substance-related problems; dual diagnosis issues; addictions and domestic violence, violence in the workplace, criminal activity, sexual abuse, child abuse and neglect; counselor wellness, and professional development. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CJHS411 Foundations of Individual Counseling This course serves as an introduction to a variety of counseling theories, therapeutic approaches and counseling skills. The student will gain a basic knowledge of the theoretical and foundations of counseling and basic counseling skills. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: CJHS337; PSYC100 or PSY105 or PSYC120 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CJHS412 Special Topics: Individual Counseling This course is designed to supplement CJHS410, Introduction to Individual Counseling. In this directed study course, the student will analyze a topic related to the challenges associated with family counseling for chemical dependency issues. Credits: 1 Prerequisite: CJHS410 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls CJHS421 Foundations of Group Counseling Foundations of Group Counseling provides an introduction to the dynamics of group counseling theories, therapeutic approaches and facilitative skills. The student will gain a basic knowledge of, and experience with, the theoretical foundations of group counseling and group counseling skills. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: CJHS337; PSYC100 or PSY105 or PSYC120 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CJHS422 Special Topics: Group Counseling This course is designed to supplement CJHS420, Introduction to Group Counseling. In this directed study course, the student will analyze a topic related to the challenges associated with group counseling for chemical dependency issues. Credits: 1 Prerequisite: CJHS420 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls CJHS425 Introduction to Family Counseling This course provides an introduction to family systems theories, therapeutic approaches and counseling skills. The student will gain a basic knowledge of the theoretical foundations of family counseling and specific family counseling skills. Credits: 5

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Prerequisite: CJHS337; CJHS300 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CJHS480 CJ Human Services Capstone A capstone course that focuses on chemical addiction issues and facilitates the integration of the knowledge gained in the program courses. The course focuses on the application of skills through case study, application of law and ethical rules in a human services context. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: Senior Status or Approval Availability: Virtual Campus CJUS141 Introduction to Criminal Justice This course surveys the agencies that comprise the criminal justice system which are primarily law enforcement, the courts and corrections. The student will learn the processes of these components and their relationship to one another as well as the roles of related agencies. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CJUS201 Law Enforcement Operations and Report Writing This course is an introduction to the role of law enforcement and police processes. Students will examine organizational structure, supervision and administration of law enforcement agencies as well as the day-to-day field operations, leadership, policies, procedures, communication, information and performance evaluation process. Special emphasis is placed on writing skills such as report writing. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS141 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CJUS250 Homeland Security This is a survey course designed to introduce the student to the changing dynamics of homeland security at both the national and state levels. The student will explore the various dynamics of providing security in different settings. The history and future of terrorism will be examined in a global context. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls CJUS253 Homeland Security This course introduces the changing dynamics of homeland security at both the national and state levels to the student. It explores the various dynamics of providing security in different settings. The history and future of terrorism are also examined in a global context. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus

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CJUS260 Criminal Justice Ethics This course explores the ethical and legal issues as they relate to the field of criminal justice. The student will gain a foundational understanding of the ethical standards for criminal justice professionals, and the student will apply ethical standards to different situations they may encounter working in the criminal justice professions. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS141 Availability: Virtual Campus CJUS263 American Corrections The student will conduct a comprehensive examination of the adult corrections process and the history, sentencing alternatives, and future direction of correction modalities. The course also explores community corrections and the various methods used outside traditional correctional institutions. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS141 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CJUS275 Security Management This course provides an overview of principles and issues in business and organizational security management. Students can examine the challenges embodied in various aspects of security such as personnel, facility, and information. Principles of loss prevention and the protection of assets are also covered. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS141 Availability: Virtual Campus CJUS280 Victimology This course addresses victimology as an emerging area of study in the field of criminal justice, and surveys society's emotionally and politically complex issues as they relate to victims of crime. Victimology is an objective and scientific approach to the study of victims of various forms of crime, from battered women to auto theft, with special emphasis on victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS141 Availability: Virtual Campus CJUS285 Juvenile Delinquency During this course, the student will survey the area of juvenile delinquency through the study of the theories of juvenile misconduct, the juvenile court system and methods of rehabilitation. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS141 Availability: Virtual Campus CJUS290 Criminal Law This course is a study of the general principles of criminal law. Specifically it includes both the policy and procedure of criminal law, giving students the ability to apply the essential elements of general criminal law principles to specific substantive crimes. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS141 Availability: Virtual Campus Effective January 8, 2012 Page 302

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CJUS300 Victimology This course addresses victimology as an emerging area of study in the field of criminal justice, and surveys societys emotionally and politically complex issues as they relate to victims of crime. Victimology is an objective and scientific approach to the study of victims of various forms of crime from battered women to homicide, with special emphasis on victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS141 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls CJUS342 Juvenile Delinquency This course surveys the area of juvenile delinquency through the study of the theories of juvenile misconduct, the juvenile court system and methods of rehabilitation. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS141 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls CJUS343 Criminology Criminology surveys the motivations of the criminal mind using both sociological and cognitive restructuring theories. It presents an overview of the meaning of crime, crime statistics, theories of causation, criminal thinking and major offense areas, and describes methods for changing criminal behavior. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS141 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CJUS360 Legal Elements of Fraud This course provides an overview of the legal frameworks for addressing fraud, as well as special topics in evidence and expert witnesses as they pertain to fraud cases. Students will learn to identify different types of fraud, legal concepts relevant to fraud and the rules of evidence specific to fraud investigations. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Virtual Campus CJUS365 Criminal Law This is a study of the general principles of criminal law. Specifically it includes both the policy and procedures of criminal law, giving students the ability to apply both the policy and procedures of criminal law principles to specific, substantive crimes. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS141 or PBAD200 or PALS200 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls CJUS375 Criminal Procedure Criminal Procedure provides an in-depth study of the criminal court system and Constitutional law. The defendants Constitutional rights are explored through case-law study and includes the basic underlying concepts of search and seizure, self incrimination, the right to counsel, the exclusionary rule, privacy, probable cause, reasonableness, and the rights guaranteed by the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and Eighth Amendments. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS365 or CJUS367 or CJUS290 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus

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CJUS380 White Collar and Financial Crimes This course introduces the student to the nature and scope of white collar and financial crimes. Students will learn how to identify the various types of financial crimes and the methods and techniques used to investigate and prosecute this type of criminal activity. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS141 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CJUS385 Fraud Prevention & Deterrence This course provides an in-depth study of the investigative techniques specific to fraud investigations, and methods for prevention and detection of fraud. Students will learn investigative procedures appropriate for fraud investigations, how to prepare appropriate reports, and practices that serve to reduce and prevent fraud and corruption in the workplace. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Virtual Campus CJUS399 Advanced Topics in Criminal Justice This course addresses issues of current interest in the field of criminal justice. The course content will vary based on the evolution of the discipline. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus CJUS440 The Laws of Evidence In this course, the student will be provided a thorough examination of the laws of evidence for criminal justice professionals. Topics include circumstantial and opinion evidence, hearsay, character evidence, relevancy and materiality, privileged communications, expert witness testimony, objections to and exclusion of evidence, and chain of custody. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS375 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CJUS448 Criminal Investigation This course examines the skills needed to become a criminal investigator and the procedures criminal investigators use to manage a criminal investigation and prepare a case for court. The course also introduces the student to interview and interrogation techniques. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS440 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CJUS450 Forensic Criminology This course is designed to help develop an appreciation and understanding of crime scene analysis and management. Students will document, collect, preserve, and process physical evidence correctly, analyze it thoroughly, and understand its relevance to the case with special emphasis on forensic science application and physical evidence recognition and collection. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS448

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CJUS460 Interview and Interrogation This course is designed to provide students with a knowledge base of general issues regarding effective techniques which apply to both accusatory and non-accusatory intake/interviews/interrogations. The course includes information on the legal aspects of interrogations and the admissibility of confessions. In addition to methods of achieving successful outcomes, topics include physiological and psychological aspects of interviews and interrogations, detecting deception, non-verbal behavior, and persuasion. Students will train via recorded practicum of mock interviews and interrogations in an interrogation room setting. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS440 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CJUS475 Internship An internship in criminal justice provides the student with the opportunity to work in the criminal justice field under the supervision of a criminal justice professional. The student will synthesize the experience by completing weekly logs and assignments designed to complement the internship experience. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls CJUS480 Criminal Justice Capstone The criminal justice capstone facilitates the integration of the knowledge gained in other courses. The student will focus on the application of skills through case study, interviewing, application of law, and report writing. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls CJUS482 Criminal Justice Capstone A capstone course that facilitates the integration of the knowledge gained in other courses. The course focuses on the application of skills through case study, interviewing, application of law, and report writing. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: CJUS481 or Approval Availability: Virtual Campus CJUS483 Criminal Justice Capstone II A capstone course that facilitates the integration of the knowledge gained in other courses. The course focuses on the application of skills through case study, interviewing, applications of law and report writing. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Virtual Campus CJUS495 Advanced Research and Study This course provides the student an opportunity to engage in an independent, in-depth research project. Credits are assigned based on the complexity and depth of the research project that must be pre-approved by the department chair. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Effective January 8, 2012 Page 305

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CJUS500 Foundations of Criminal Justice This course provides a thorough foundation in the concepts of criminal justice. The focus is on understanding the primary components of the criminal justice system. This course assumes no prior knowledge of these areas and is an excellent refresher course for those with some familiarity with criminal justice. Credits: 1 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CJUS600 Advanced Review of Criminal Justice This course provides a thorough review of the primary components of criminal justice: law enforcement, courts and corrections. The focus is on analyzing the primary components of the criminal justice system, their relationship to one another, and to the policy-making process. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CJUS610 Crime Laboratory Management Taking this course the student will cover key issues related to the professional management of the crime lab in the administrative, political and operational environment. Ethical, quality and personnel issues are also examined. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CJUS615 Criminology and Public Policy This course examines the current discipline of criminology based on current research and its applications, in a variety of contexts such as Victimology, crime prevention, juvenile justice, and other issues. Students will analyze crime policy and synthesize existing and emerging criminological theory affecting the development of criminal justice policy. Students will utilize contemporary criminological theory and research to inform and develop public policy designed to address the causes and concerns of contemporary crime. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CJUS620 Court Services Management This course will cover the use of effective tools for case management and process analysis in the judicial system. It includes court performance standards and explores the roles and purposes of courts, the internal and external environments in which they operate and management theory as applied to courses. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus

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CJUS625 Issues of Diversity in Criminal Justice Regardless of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, political or cultural affinity, crime has an impact on all of our lives. Todays criminal justice practitioner must understand the reality of a globally connected world, and appreciate how our differences can affect the way we deal with crime and criminal justice. The focus of this course is to analyze how issues of diversity influence all aspects of the criminal justice system, and to develop ways to effectively and ethically address issues of diversity to achieve positive outcomes in a variety of criminal justice settings. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CJUS630 Law Enforcement Management This course will blend law enforcement theory and practice to create a proactive approach for successful management of personnel, resources, and services to the community. The student will be involved in an in-depth study of management in law enforcement including operating principles, communication and the future of law enforcement. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CJUS640 Corrections Management This course provides comprehensive coverage of correctional administration. It focuses on problem solving with real-life applications of issues for correctional administrators. Additionally, it includes the historical perspective of correctional administration, the management of offenders, the prison setting, the correctional staff and an overview of the future in correctional administration. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CJUS650 Terrorism and Homeland Security Management This course covers security management, including risk assessment, planning and program administration, and explores the intergovernmental system relationships in homeland security. The course will provide the student with an interdisciplinary approach in defining terrorism in analysis of counterterrorism strategies for planned responses. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CJUS675 Special Topics in Criminal Justice This course addresses topics of current interest in the field of criminal justice, with an emphasis on research, and the application of research results to drive policy. The course content will vary based on the evolution of the discipline. The syllabus for a particular session will announce the topics for the course. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus

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CJUS685 Graduate Criminal Justice Capstone The course is designed to integrate and synthesize all coursework in the Criminal Justice graduate program and related areas allowing the student to demonstrate the professional competencies associated with a broad conceptual and practical understanding of the criminal justice field. Students will evaluate case studies and other materials to demonstrate written competency in the areas of research, professional responsibility, and management in the criminal justice field. Students will analyze issues of law, policy, and society, allowing students to incorporate knowledge and experience as they apply ethical principles in developing effective strategies to confront issues facing practitioners within the realm of criminal justice. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS675 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CRPT100 Realtime Theory I This course provides an introduction to the careers in realtime reporting information systems and communication technology. The student is introduced to the concepts associated with the ability to write a conflict-free theory on a computer-compatible stenography machine. Reading skills for stenography notes on literary, jury charge, and testimonial material are developed. The student will practice dictation for reinforcement of theory. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT102 Realtime Theory II This course is a continuation of Realtime Theory I. The student will continue to develop proficiency in the ability to write a conflict-free theory on a computer-compatible stenography machine. Reading skills for stenography notes on literary, jury charge, and testimony material are further developed. The student will continue to build proficiency through the practice of dictation. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CRPT100 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT104 Realtime Theory III This course is a continuation of Realtime Theory I and II. The student continues to develop proficiency in the ability to write a conflict-free theory on a computer-compatible stenography machine. Reading skills of stenography notes on literary materials are further developed. The student continues to build proficiency through the practice of dictation. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CRPT102 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT200 Realtime Writing I This course continues development of conflict-free theory for writing on a computer-compatible steno machine. The student will develop reading and writing skills on literary, jury charge, and testimony material with emphasis on high realtime translation rates. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CRPT104 Availability: Sioux Falls Effective January 8, 2012 Page 308

CRPT201 Vocabulary for Court Reporters During this course, the student studies and builds vocabulary relative to terms used in the court reporting profession. Emphasis is placed on spelling, usage, and commonly confused words utilized in the court reporting profession. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CRPT200 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT202 Realtime Writing II This course reviews conflict-free theory for writing on a computer-compatible steno machine. Major emphasis is on development of reading and writing skill on literary, jury charge, and testimony material with high realtime translation rates. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CRPT200 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT250 Punctuation and Proofreading This course provides instruction on the ability to effectively punctuate the spoken word. Skills from composition instruction are applied to the spoken word as delivered in testimony and court proceedings. The student will learn techniques to sharpen proofreading skills to produce an error-free document. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT298A Realtime Writing I Lab 1 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 80 words per minute. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT200 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT298B Realtime Writing I Lab 2 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 80 words per minute. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT200 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT299A Realtime Writing II Lab 1 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 100 words per minute. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT202 Availability: Sioux Falls

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CRPT299B Realtime Writing II Lab 2 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 100 words per minute. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT202 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT300 Realtime Writing III This course continues development of reading and writing skills on literary, jury charge, and testimony material with emphasis on high realtime translation rates. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CRPT202 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT302 Realtime Writing IV The student will continue to develop reading and writing skills on the steno machine on literary, jury charge, and testimony material with emphasis on high real time translation rates. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CRPT300 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT350 Legal Procedures and Terminology This course provides an introduction to the legal system with an overview of all aspects of the law discussed. Through the discussion of the areas of the law, the student will learn legal terminology that will be integrated throughout the program and the reporting profession. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT398A Realtime Writing III Lab 1 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 120 words per minute. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT300 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT398B Realtime Writing III Lab 2 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 120 words per minute. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT300 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT399A Realtime Writing IV Lab 1 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 140 words per minute. Credits: 2 Effective January 8, 2012 Page 310

Prerequisite: CRPT302 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT399B Realtime Writing IV Lab 2 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 140 words per minute. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT302 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT400 Realtime Writing V The student will continue to develop reading and writing skills on literary, jury charge, and testimony material with emphasis on realtime translation rates. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CRPT302 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT405 Computer-Aided Transcription In this course, the student will develop writing and editing skills for computer-aided transcription including realtime and closed captioning. The student builds the CAT dictionary. Accuracy in realtime and using the CAT software and each special feature is developed through considerable skill practice. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CRPT302 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT410 Realtime Writing VI The student will continue to develop reading and writing skills on literary, jury charge, and testimony material with emphasis on realtime translation rates. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CRPT400 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT414 Reporting Procedures and Business Applications This course will focus on the profession of reporting including responsibilities, certification, professional associations and ethics of reporters. The student will prepare transcripts from a variety of legal proceedings. The information necessary in establishing and operating a transcript production business will be explored. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CRPT400, CRPT405 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT450 Realtime Writing VII The student will continue to develop reading and writing skills on literary, jury charge, and testimony material with emphasis on realtime translation rates. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CRPT410 Availability: Sioux Falls

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CRPT460 Realtime Writing VIII The student will continue to develop reading and writing skills on literary, jury charge, and testimony material with emphasis on realtime translation rates. The student will also complete simulated Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR) exam and Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) exam. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CRPT450 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT475 Internship/Externship This course is the final course in the core court reporting curriculum. The student will apply skills and knowledge learned in the classroom to the practical reporting profession. Must have achieved a minimum of 180 wpm prior to commencement of the internship/externship. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CRPT410 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT496A Realtime Writing V Lab 1 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 160 words per minute. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT400 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT496B Realtime Writing V Lab 2 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 160 words per minute. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT400 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT497A Realtime Writing VI Lab 1 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 180 words per minute. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT410 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT497B Realtime Writing VI Lab 2 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 180 words per minute. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT410 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT498A Realtime Writing VII Lab 1 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 200 words per minute. Credits: 2

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Prerequisite: CRPT450 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT498B Realtime Writing VII Lab2 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 200 words per minute Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT450 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT499A Realtime Writing VIII Lab 1 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 225 words per minute. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT460 Availability: Sioux Falls CRPT499B Realtime Writing VIII Lab 2 This course is designed to allow the student to continue to build their speed to achieve a speed of 225 words per minute. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: CRPT460 Availability: Sioux Falls CS099 Special Topics in Computer Science This course addresses issues of current interest in Computer Science. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. This course cannot be used to satisfy any degree requirements. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CS104 Problem Solving Concepts With C++ This course covers the fundamental problem solving approaches that lead to solutions suitable for implementation with a computer programming language. Solutions will be implemented using the essential elements of a modern programming language. Students will also be introduced to the techniques of designing and documenting a problem solution. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: IT080 or Approval; MATH 080 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls CS106 Problem Solving Concepts With Programming The course covers the fundamental problem solving approaches that lead to solutions suitable for implementation with a programming language. It introduces the basic concepts of object-oriented programming. It includes control structures, data and program design, objects and classes. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus Effective January 8, 2012 Page 313

CS110 Introduction to Programming With C++ The course is an introduction to C++ programming and object-oriented techniques. This is designed for students just starting out in programming. Fundamental programming concepts such as Data type declarations, control statement structures, string manipulation, file input and output, data structures, and Visual Studio compiler utilization are incorporated in lab assignments. These concepts provide the framework for the development of a very basic C++ / DOS application. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: IT106 or CS106 or CS123 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls CS111 Introduction to Programming With C# The course is an introduction to C# programming and object-oriented techniques. This is designed for students just starting out in programming. Fundamental programming concepts such as Data type declarations, control statement structures, string manipulation, file input and output, error handling and object-oriented techniques are incorporated in lab assignments. These concepts provide the framework for the development of a very basic Graphical User Interface (GUI) application. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: IT106 or CS106 or CS123 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls CS115 Programming With C++ Students are introduced to the C++ programming language in this course. The course includes the basic concepts of both the structured programming and object-oriented programming models. Emphasis is on applying sound software engineering principles. Basic declarations and statements, control structures, data and program design, arrays, text strings, pointers, abstraction, classes and objects are covered. Students are required to complete several programs. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS104 or Approval; MATH103 or MATH143 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls CS116 C# Programming This course introduces computer programming using the C# programming language. The basic concepts of object-oriented programming are discussed. Topics studied will include an introduction to managed (programming) languages, the Microsoft Visual Studio Integrated Development Environment (IDE), program control structures, data and program design, objects and classes, methods, arrays and object-based applications. Students will complete several C# programs while completing this course. The course will also prepare students to take CS216: Intermediate C# Programming. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: CS104; MATH103 or MATH143 or MATH140 OR MATH140-L Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls CS125 UNIX Fundamentals In this course, students explore end user interaction with the UNIX operating system. This course examines the basic features of the UNIX operating system, UNIX commands, the UNIX file system, the UNIX shells, and shell programming. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS106 Availability: Virtual Campus Effective January 8, 2012 Page 314

CS126 Unix Fundamentals In this course, students explore end user interaction with the UNIX operating system. This course examines the basic features of the UNIX operating system, UNIX commands, the UNIX file system, the UNIX shells, and shell programming. It also draws comparisons between UNIX and Linux. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: IT106 or CS106 or CS123 Availability: Virtual Campus CS146 Introduction to UNIX This course introduces the UNIX operating system and examines its basic features. Students learn common UNIX commands, the UNIX file system, UNIX editors, and the UNIX shells and are introduced to shell script programming. The course requires the preparation of several exercises using the UNIX environment. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS104 or CS106 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls CS199 Special Topics in Computer Science This course addresses issues of current interest in computer science. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CS215 Intermediate C++ Programming This course builds upon the fundamental topics covered in CS115. The focus is on the more powerful features of C++ including I/O formatting, file I/O, overloading, inheritance, polymorphism, templates and exceptions. A major emphasis is on object-oriented program design, construction and test. Students are required to complete numerous programs using these advanced features. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS115 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls CS216 Intermediate C# Programming This course builds on the foundation established in CS116. More attention is given to C#s object-oriented features of inheritance and polymorphism, graphical user interfaces, basic generic collection data structures, overloaded operators, multithreading, exceptions, files and streams. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS116 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls CS230 Data Structures In this course a student learns the principles behind both simple and advanced data structures. Study includes data types, arrays, stacks, queues, lists and trees. Students demonstrate understanding of these principles through the completion of several programs. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS215 or IT152 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus Effective January 8, 2012 Page 315

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CS246 Structured Query Language This course gives complete coverage of the SQL database programming language and studies the concepts involved in the relational database model. Storage, retrieval and manipulation of data are emphasized using SQL (Structured Query Language), DDL (Data Definition Language) and DML (Data Manipulation Language). Students will complete several database projects using SQL. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS250 or IT235 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls CS250 Fundamentals of Database Systems This course introduces database design, and implementation and database management systems. Topics covered in this course include conceptual and logical database designs for several businesses, implementing these designs using a database management system and developing business applications that access these databases. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS104 or CS106 or IT106 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls CS251 Fundamentals of Database Systems This course introduces database design, and implementation and database management systems. Topics covered in this course include conceptual and logical database designs for several businesses, implementing these designs using a database management system and developing business applications that access these databases. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS104 or CS106 or IT106 Availability: Virtual Campus CS265 Algorithms Students are introduced to the basic concepts of algorithm design analysis, including searching and sorting, hashing and information retrieval. Average and asymptotic behaviors are discussed. Complexity issues are explored. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS230, MATH200 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls CS299 Special Topics in Computer Science This course addresses issues of current interest in computer science. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CS316 Advanced C# Programming Extends and integrates much of the C# programming knowledge presented in previous C# courses. Advanced topics are covered along with proven design and implementation rules-of-thumb (i.e., idioms). Practical aspects of using C# for industrial-strength software production are emphasized. Advanced coverage of object-oriented software concepts; reflection, attributes and dynamic programming; windows graphics and multimedia using Windows Presentation Framework (WPF); multithreaded solutions for multi-core hardware architectures; web services using the Windows Communications Framework (WCF); and ASP.NET Ajax and Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) using Silverlight are discussed. Emphasizes the use of the components of the C#

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standard Base Class Library. Requires completion of several challenging programs as well as a final software project. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS216 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls CS340 Operating Systems In this course, analysis of the design of modern operating systems is emphasized. The topics covered include basic capabilities of multi-program operating systems, virtual memory, resource allocation and management, concurrent processes and threads, protection, file systems, batch and interactive subsystems. Completion of the course requires the student to perform several lab exercises that investigate and exercise key operating system features. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CE242 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls CS345 UNIX Systems Programming The student is introduced to the basic concepts of UNIX programming, including pipes, filters, concurrency and management of processes and resources. The design and implementation of UNIX Perl programs are discussed. Several programming projects are required. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS124 or CS125 or CS126 Availability: Virtual Campus CS346 User Interface Design Developing usable software products is vital in todays competitive marketplace. This course provides in-depth coverage of the computer human interface, user interface design, user profiling, prototyping and usability testing. Note: this class does not require programming skills. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS104 or CS106 or IT106 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CS347 Web User Interface Design Developing useable software products is vital in todays competitive web marketplace. This course provides in-depth coverage of the computer human interface, user interface design, user profiling, prototyping and usability testing with special emphasis to web interface for multiple technologies (example: mobile web devices, nettops, tablets, smart phones, speech recognition and navigation, etc.). Note: This class does not require programming skills. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: CS104 or IT106 Availability: Virtual Campus CS352 Advanced Database Systems This course continues the study of database design and implementation, emphasizing data warehousing, online analytical processing and distributed databases. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS362 or CS363 or Approval; CS250 or CS251 Availability: Virtual Campus Effective January 8, 2012 Page 317

CS362 Structured Query Language for Data Management This course gives complete coverage of SQL, with an emphasis on storage, retrieval and the manipulation of data. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS250 or CS251 or IT235 Availability: Virtual Campus CS366 Software Engineering Methods Software Engineering Methods introduces students to the basic concepts of software engineering including lifecycles, methodologies, techniques, and tools. This course provides an overview of requirements engineering, software design, implementation, testing, and the maintenance of software development products. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS215 or IT215 or EBUS215 or IT271 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls CS377 Object Oriented Methods Object Oriented Methods introduces the student to the basic concepts of object-oriented analysis and design. Use case modeling, class modeling and state modeling using common notations are covered. Completion of several exercises and a final project are required. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS215 or IT215 or EBUS215 or IT152 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CS381 Software Requirements Engineering Software Requirements Engineering introduces students to requirements elicitation, software analysis, and the specification of software requirements. The additional topics covered during this course include requirements traceability, software quality, and use case scenario development. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS377 or CS376 or CS366 or CS467 or CS475 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls CS382 Software Design Software Design defines and describes the behavior of the software system. In this course, students learn to select and apply a design method and use a modeling notation to clearly communicate and document a software solution. A variety of design processes, methods, tools, and types of software designs are explored throughout the course. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS366 or CS467 or CS475 or SWE410 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls CS383 Software Testing Software Testing provides an overview of a variety of testing practices and methods. It gives students the opportunity to apply the theory as they perform software tests. This course explores a variety of tests, including unit testing, usability testing, operational testing, integration testing, and system testing. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS377 or CS376 or CS366 or CS467 or CS475 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls Effective January 8, 2012 Page 318

CS399 Special Topics in Computer Science This course addresses issues of current interest in computer science. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CS455 Software Requirements Engineering Software Requirements Engineering introduces students to requirements elicitation, identification, definition, and documentation. Students will explore and practice elicitation techniques, define functional and non-functional requirements, write use-case scenarios, explore user interface alternatives, learn how to analyze and model requirements, and develop a requirements traceability matrix that spans the software development lifecycle. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS366 or CS467 or CS475 or CS377 or IT422 or CS376 Availability: Virtual Campus CS457 Software Design Software Design defines and describes the behavior of a software system. In this course, students learn to select and apply a design method and use a modeling notation to clearly communicate and document a software solution. A variety of design processes, methods, tools, and types of software designs are explored throughout the course. Requirements are incorporated into the design and traced to ensure completeness, correctness and consistency via the requirements traceability matrix. Students apply the theory by developing a software design specification. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS455 Availability: Virtual Campus CS459 Software Testing Software Testing provides an overview of a variety of testing practices and methods, and then gives the students the opportunity to apply the theory as they perform software tests. This course focuses on the types of tests that are conducted during the software development lifecycle, such as unit testing, usability testing, operational testing, integration testing, stress testing, and system testing. Students develop a test procedure, a test plan, conduct system and usability testing, and write a test report that documents the results. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS457 or CS366 or CS475 or CS377 or CS376 Availability: Virtual Campus CS481 Computer Science Project I Software Engineering Capstone I is the first course in a two-course sequence that involves the development of a software product. Working in teams, students design and develop a software system based on user requirements. This course reinforces the principles of requirements engineering and software design. It includes the analysis and design of a software product. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS377 or CS376; ENGL200 or ENGL240; ENGL210 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls

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CS482 Software Engineering Capstone II Software Engineering Capstone II continues the software product development that began in CS481. Working in teams, students use their requirement and design specifications to develop and test a software product. This course requires the development and test of a software product. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS481 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls CS495 Advanced Research and Study in Computer Science This course gives the student an opportunity to conduct an independent in-depth research project. Credits are assigned based on the complexity and depth of the research project, which must be pre-approved by the department chair. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CS499 Special Topics in Computer Science This course addresses issues of current interest in computer science. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CS500 Computer Science Foundation Topic This course provides foundational knowledge in computer science. The topics include operating systems, computer networking, database systems, object-oriented design, and software engineering principles. It addresses basic information, preparing students for participation in the MSCS graduate program. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CS630 Modern Operating Systems This is an advanced operating systems (OS) course to present the current progress of modern OS. Internal structure and mechanisms as well as the design principles of multi-processor and multi-core OS are evaluated. Technologies of extending the kernel OS functions to solve technical challenges associated with concurrency, synchronization, virtualization, scheduling, clustering, security, client-server, service-orientation, communication and distribution, etc. are discussed. Students will also conduct an applied research or a case study on extending OS to support various types of computing technologies, such as grid computing, cloud computing, embedded computing, distributed and network computing, and/or any new type of computer system architecture. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS500 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus

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CS631 Digital Forensics This course covers the theory and techniques that one employs to determine the cause of and sequence of events leading up to a security breach in computer systems. This includes the identification of clues and their locations on the offended system, in the associated local network, and into the Internet itself. Techniques to prevent or migrate such breaches are explored. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CS632 Data and Applications Security This course covers aspects of security that apply to creation, deployment, and maintenance of applications and data bases, including the practical and regulatory concerns of information assurance. Included also are the security concerns in this domain as pertains to cloud computing and virtualization. The system vulnerabilities of poor programming practice are examined and suggestions for mitigation developed. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CS635 Computer Networking Emerging technologies continuously change the way we network. This course analyzes the foundational concepts in computer networking along with the current state of the practice and assesses the changes required by new technologies. The layers of the OSI Reference Model are compared and contrasted with the TCP/IP protocol suite. Network issues, such as addressing and routing, security, and reliability are appraised. Emerging technologies, such as Voice over IP, Multimedia on Demand, Cloud Computing and Virtualization will be evaluated and incorporated into design projects. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS500 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CS640 Software Project Management Advances in Agile Project Management utilizing methodologies such as Scrum has redefined the more traditional approaches to Software Project Management. This course presents the principles and concepts associated with software development projects applying agile project management approaches. Students are given the opportunity to apply project planning, risk management, estimation, cost modeling, scheduling, control, resource management, and utilize project management tools and techniques in the context of developing software projects. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS500 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CS641 Software Requirements Engineering With the continued demand to develop software applications faster and for more emerging media environments, requirements engineering is essential to the overall software development process. Software Requirements Engineering focuses on the elicitation, analysis, and specification of software requirements with the end goal of developing a quality product with high customer satisfaction. Topics include requirements traceability, requirements management, software validation and verification, use case scenario development, software quality, configuration management and quality control. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS500 or Approval

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Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CS644 Computer Systems Architecture This is an advanced computer software architecture course. The course presents the current progress of the architectural paradigms for various types of software systems. In addition to the fundamentals of software architecture, the course will discuss the impact of a software architecture on the software development process, teach various principles, methods and techniques commonly used in software architecture analysis, design and validation, such as architectural styles, frameworks, and patterns. Students will also be required to explore how to apply architectural strategies to address technical challenges associated with web services, mobile computing, virtualization, cloud computing, security and trust in computing systems. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS500 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CS649 Software Design This course provides in-depth knowledge to analyze and transform functional and nonfunctional requirements into well-designed, scalable and cost-effective workable software. It evaluates software design processes, design principles, design methods, design patterns, design tools, design quality and metrics, software verification and validation, software architecture, software framework, and modeling languages. Students will apply this knowledge to create a software design for a real world software application. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS500 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CS651 Computer Systems Security Foundations This course introduces the overall foundations required for the understanding of, and further study in, information systems security. It reviews the history of security and computer systems security in particular to develop a set of models to guide the approach to realizing computer systems security. An overview of current security technologies is presented. A research project and formal paper are required. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS500 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CS652 Operating Systems Security Operating Systems Security provides an in-depth analysis of the security components at the operating system level. The focus is on the development of a security policy and the basic elements that provide identification and authentication, access control and security auditing. In addition to general concepts, both the UNIX/Linux and Windows operating systems are studied. Students participate in hands-on lab assignments to reinforce the material as well as to gain familiarity with a number of available operating system security products and tools (both freeware and commercially available). Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS651 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CS653 Network Security Students are provided with a brief overview of the basic elements of networking concepts, topologies, protocols and threats necessary to understand network security issues and make security relevant decisions. An in-depth analysis of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model and layered network security mechanisms needed to provide Confidentiality, Integrity, Availability, Authorization, Authentication and Non-repudiation within a Effective January 8, 2012 Page 322

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network environment is included. This course includes a thorough treatment of cryptography and cryptographic services. An implementation plan and formal paper are required. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CS654 Security Management This course covers a variety of issues relating to the management of information systems security. The topics covered include development of policies, standards and procedures, risk analysis methodologies, contingency planning and disaster recovery. Additional topics covered include legal and ethical issues, incident reporting, security auditing, computer crime, and security awareness and training. Implementation issues, potential conflicts and tradeoffs are also discussed. A project is required. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS500 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CS660 Database Systems This course explores current database systems and provides a foundation for future study. Techniques for the design and implementation of relational databases are presented and applied using SQL and a DBMS. Other data models such as the object-oriented and object-relational models are examined and compared to the relational model. Database systems using data warehouses and data marts, distributed databases, and web-based databases are discussed. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS500 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CS661 Software Information Assurance Attacks on enterprise level systems can be focused on many targets. Some of the targets, such as WEB servers are at the perimeter of the network. Others occur at the applications running on various operating systems. This course examines vulnerabilities caused by both scripting errors or poor scripting techniques on WEB based applications. Further, vulnerabilities created in custom developed applications written in high level programming languages are examined. SQL problems and architecture design flaws in relational database systems that contribute to vulnerabilities are also analyzed. A whole new set of intrusion risks present themselves with the newer emerging media and application environments such as cloud computing, social media venues, and mobile computing. Students will also conduct research into these areas. The need for security driven life cycle development models and security standards for programming and scripting languages are presented. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS651 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CS662 System Security Certification and Accreditation A system that performs mission-sensitive operations requires access to sensitive resources. The owners of these resources require a measure of the risk assumed in allowing access in the intended manner as well as an assessment of how well the system implements its requirements. The DOD was first in evolving strategies and methods to formally address these tasks, most recently by the DITSCAP and its civilian counterpart, NIACAP. This course addresses each of these topics and standards and how they may lead to a higher level of assurance systems development. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS651 or CS654 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Virtual Campus

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CS663 Enterprise Systems Architecture Presents current approaches to an enterprise level design of systems architectures. Emphasis is placed on high-level design issues and opportunities for long-term systems planning. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS500 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Virtual Campus CS671 Software Systems Engineering Process This course presents the current research and application of the principles of the software development process and process improvement. The in-depth analysis of the basic principles behind software process improvement provides a framework for further investigation. The software engineering integrated approach focuses on the concepts of software development, configuration management, quality assurance, metrics and risk management. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS500 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CS672 Systems Engineering Methods Systems engineering methods provides a robust focus on functionality, design, creation, operational performance and operating systems that address the needs and requirements of customers. SEM provides an overview of techniques, methodologies, and approaches to system engineering. Topics include SE foundational models and the newest concepts, evaluation methods and key tools. Focus also includes key stages in SEM such as system processes, eliciting customer requirements, system design, system quality, system integration, and deployment, maintenance, and system disposal. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS500 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CS681 Database Design This course provides an in-depth study of various aspects of database design. The principles, processes and tools used for transforming business and system requirements into conceptual, logical and physical designs for relational, object-oriented, object-relational, and semi-structured databases are evaluated. Requirements capture and analysis, data modeling, schema normalization are discussed. Advanced topics such as data model conversion, schema evolution, database refactoring, and database integration are explored. Completion of a significant project is required. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS660 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Virtual Campus CS682 Database Administration This course explores activities and responsibilities of a database administrator (DBA). Topics include physical database design, transaction management, query processing, concurrency control, back-up and recovery, performance monitoring and tuning and security. Techniques and implementation strategies used by open-source or commercial database management systems are studied. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS660 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Virtual Campus

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CS683 Data Warehouse This course provides an in-depth study of data warehouses and data marts. Specific techniques for conceptual, logical, and physical design of data warehouses are presented. Other topics include extraction-transformation-load (ETL) techniques, online analytical processing (OLAP), data warehouse applications, and the relationship between data warehouses and traditional database. Completion of a significant project is required. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS660 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CS685 Distributed Databases This course explores distributed database systems from design through operations and maintenance. Topics include design and implementation of a distributed database, distributed query processing, and database management in a distributed systems environment. Examples from open source and commercial database management systems are discussed. Completion of a significant project is required. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS681, CS682 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Virtual Campus CS697 Advanced Research and Study in Computer Science This course is an opportunity to do independent, in-depth research and/or study of an area of student interest. Enrollment in this course requires a research or study plan. It may be used as a masters elective in computer science. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CS698 Computer Science Capstone The Capstone course demonstrates mastery and critical knowledge from the MSCS program. The content, concepts, and knowledge from the MSCS is critically applied by completing an in-depth project focusing on a major technical problem or major issue that impacts the students own organization or in a desired area of study. The course gives the student the opportunity to perform a comprehensive analysis and study in a selected area of interest. The student will prepare a formal technical report of the detailed research and application of prior course concepts. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Sioux Falls CS699 Special Topics in Computer Science This course addresses issues of current interest in computer science. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CS799 Special Topics in Computer Science This course covers advanced topics in management. It may be substituted for one of the research and writing courses in the DM programs.

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Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CS801 Research and Writing I This course is one of a series of twelve research and writing courses that result in publishable projects. The projects are selected by the student in consultation with a faculty mentor and two readers. The project is intended to demonstrate an increasing mastery of an area of expertise within computer science and demonstrate the ability to write in a style consistent with the expectations of the target audience for the project. Upon completion, each project (which may span two or more research and writing courses) is reviewed by the faculty mentor and two additional faculty members and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. A grade of satisfactory certifies that the project has been judged as making progress but not necessarily of publishable quality until the committee signs off on the final paper. Credits: 3 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls CS802 Qualitative Analysis This course presents topics on a variety of qualitative analysis methods and techniques. The methods include structured interviews, surveys, action research, and case studies. Perspectives include ethnography, grounded theory, soft systems methodology, and deductive reasoning. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls CS803 Current Topics in the Discipline This course provides an overview of current topics in the disciplines of computer science, software engineering, and sub-disciplines such as security. A high-level view of where topics fit helps students to better understand how the disciplines relate to one another. Students also discuss the state of the practice for selected disciplines and sub-disciplines and narrow their area of concentration for the remainder of the degree program. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls CS804 Research Methods This course introduces experimental design and analysis of data. Topics include independent and dependent variables, how to collect data, hypothesis testing and other forms of data analysis. You will be expected to design and conduct an experiment, collect and analyze data, and then write a technical report on your effort. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls CS806 Research and Writing II This course is the second in a series of twelve research and writing courses that result in publishable projects. The projects are selected by the student in consultation with a faculty mentor and two readers. The project is intended to demonstrate an increasing mastery of an area of expertise within computer science and demonstrate the ability to write in a style consistent with the expectations of the target audience for the project. Upon completion, each project (which may span two or more research and writing courses), is reviewed by the faculty mentor and two additional faculty members and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. A grade of Effective January 8, 2012 Page 326

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satisfactory certifies that the project has been judged as making progress but not necessarily of publishable quality until the committee signs off on the final paper. Credits: 3 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls CS807 Project Management and Process Engineering This course provides an understanding of the technical and managerial processes involved in planning and conducting projects to develop and maintain complex, software-intensive systems. Students prepare project plans and critically evaluate process models such as the SEI Capability Maturity Models, ISO/IEEE Standard 12207, and the PMI Body of Knowledge. Emphasis is placed on project management, system development, information security, and other process areas. In addition, trends in software development methods, tools, and techniques that support these processes are covered. We also discuss how the software lifecycle relates to business process improvement and why many process improvement initiatives fail. Students perform research into current best practices, prepare a project plan for a realistic software project, conduct an assessment of selected processes in their organizations, and recommend improvements for the software processes they have selected. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls CS810 Simulation and Modeling Complex computing applications are launched system wide only after simulation, modeling and testing have been conducted and the results analyzed. This course addresses fundamental issues in developing those processes and prepares students for their own project simulation or model. Students will be able to describe differences in various methods of central tendency, effectively use ANOVA and GLM for data analysis and demonstrate how different testing variables can affect simulations or models. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls CS811 Research and Writing III This course is the third in a series of twelve research and writing courses that result in publishable projects. The projects are selected by the student in consultation with a faculty mentor and two readers. The project is intended to demonstrate an increasing mastery of an area of expertise within computer science and demonstrate the ability to write in a style consistent with the expectations of the target audience for the project. Upon completion, each project (which may span two or more research and writing courses), is reviewed by a faculty mentor and two additional faculty members and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. A grade of satisfactory certifies that the project has been judged as making progress but not necessarily of publishable quality until the committee signs off on the final paper. Credits: 3 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls CS812 Quantitative Analysis You will learn fundamental concepts of parametric and non-parametric statistics and develop a thorough understanding of the primary theorems of statistics. This course covers measures of central tendency, various forms of probability, ANOVA and GLM. Exploration of multivariate statistics will be practiced via large datasets in live research projects. Particular attention is given to scale and survey development. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None

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CS816 Research and Writing IV This course is the fourth in a series of twelve research and writing courses that result in publishable projects. The projects are selected by the student in consultation with a faculty mentor and two readers. The project is intended to demonstrate an increasing mastery of an area of expertise within computer science and demonstrate the ability to write in a style consistent with the expectations of the target audience for the project. Upon completion, each project (which may span two or more research and writing courses), is reviewed by a faculty mentor and two additional faculty members and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. A grade of satisfactory certifies that the project has been judged as making progress but not necessarily of publishable quality until the committee signs off on the final paper. Credits: 3 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls CS817 Foundations of Enterprise Information Systems This course provides an overview and introduction to the breadth of research in enterprise information systems. The purpose of this overview is to ensure you are familiar with the entire discipline and to help you establish where your interest fits into the discipline. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls CS820 Usability and Interaction This course investigates what qualities of a software product make it usable. Emphasis is placed on how one includes usability concerns throughout the software life cycle, how one designs for usability, how to determine experimentally the usability of a product, and the importance of early usability testing on a simple prototype. Students will be expected to design and conduct usability experiments and then analyze the data in order to refine product design. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls CS821 Research and Writing V This course is the fifth in a series of twelve research and writing courses that result in publishable projects. The projects are selected by the student in consultation with a faculty mentor and two readers. The project is intended to demonstrate an increasing mastery of an area of expertise within computer science and demonstrate the ability to write in a style consistent with the expectations of the target audience for the project. Upon completion, each project (which may span two or more research and writing courses), is reviewed by a faculty mentor and two additional faculty members and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. A grade of satisfactory certifies that the project has been judged as making progress but not necessarily of publishable quality until the committee signs off on the final paper. Credits: 3 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls

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CS825 Advanced Topics in Database Systems Computer Science is dynamic; Moores Law tells us that todays standard could very well be obsolete in 18 months. This course addresses the top three issues of current database theory and practice, identifying current trends and near future changes in the field. As such, the course content will vary according to the evolution of the discipline. Students will research major literature sources that address issues and trends, compare and contrast centralized database systems with distributed databases and identify principles behind database warehousing and data mining. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls CS826 Research and Writing VI This course is the sixth in a series of twelve research and writing courses that result in publishable projects. The projects are selected by the student in consultation with a faculty mentor and two readers. The project is intended to demonstrate an increasing mastery of an area of expertise within computer science and demonstrate the ability to write in a style consistent with the expectations of the target audience for the project. Upon completion, each project (which may span two or more research and writing courses), is reviewed by a faculty mentor and two additional faculty members and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. A grade of satisfactory certifies that the project has been judged as making progress but not necessarily of publishable quality until the committee signs off on the final paper. Credits: 3 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls CS831 Research and Writing VII This course is the seventh in a series of twelve research and writing courses that result in publishable projects. The projects are selected by the student in consultation with a faculty mentor and two readers. The project is intended to demonstrate an increasing mastery of an area of expertise within computer science and demonstrate the ability to write in a style consistent with the expectations of the target audience for the project. Upon completion, each project (which may span two or more research and writing courses), is reviewed by a faculty mentor and two additional faculty members and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. A grade of satisfactory certifies that the project has been judged as making progress but not necessarily of publishable quality until the committee signs off on the final paper. Credits: 3 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls CS836 Research and Writing VIII This course is the eighth in a series of twelve research and writing courses that result in publishable projects. The projects are selected by the student in consultation with a faculty mentor and two readers. The project is intended to demonstrate an increasing mastery of an area of expertise within computer science and demonstrate the ability to write in a style consistent with the expectations of the target audience for the project. Upon completion, each project (which may span two or more research and writing courses), is reviewed by a faculty mentor and two additional faculty members and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. A grade of satisfactory certifies that the project has been judged as making progress but not necessarily of publishable quality until the committee signs off on the final paper. Credits: 3 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls

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CS837 Requirements Engineering This course presents the state of the practice in requirements engineering for software-intensive systems, emphasizing distributed systems and information security. Topics covered include requirements elicitation, feasibility analysis; cost-benefit analysis; the operational concept document; the requirements specification; verification; preparation for validation; requirements management; reconciling requirements with development constraints; and trends in requirements methods, tools, and techniques. Students will discuss the role of requirements engineering in the system lifecycle, with emphasis on quality considerations such as security, reliability, and scalability. Students perform research into current best practices and conduct a term project that incorporates requirements for a realistic system. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls CS838 Concurrent and Distributed Systems This course covers the fundamentals of concurrent and distributed systems including threading, synchronization and deadlock prevention as well as logical clocks, group communication and distributed transactions. It also covers current topics such as web services and software for multiprocessors and multicore processors. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls CS840 System Metrics and Risk Analysis Software development has risks time, resources, and change. Measuring and managing risk is essential to successful software development. In this course, students will investigate and analyze current and emerging best practices for managing risk and learn how a good metrics program can be developed. Students will also use metric data to support risk exposure, while developing a risk mitigation plan for their organization. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls CS841 Research and Writing IX This course is the ninth in a series of twelve research and writing courses that result in publishable projects. The projects are selected by the student in consultation with a faculty mentor and two readers. The project is intended to demonstrate an increasing mastery of an area of expertise within computer science and demonstrate the ability to write in a style consistent with the expectations of the target audience for the project. Upon completion, each project (which may span two or more research and writing courses), is reviewed by a faculty mentor and two additional faculty members and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. A grade of satisfactory certifies that the project has been judged as making progress but not necessarily of publishable quality until the committee signs off on the final paper. Credits: 3 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls CS842 Business Intelligence This course presents decision making frameworks, their advantages and limitations. Topics include constructing a data warehouse and its use for data mining in order to do trend analysis; the development and protection of business intelligence; and knowledge management within an enterprise. These topics will lead a student to appreciate the value of the knowledge contained in the data gathered by an organization and its impact on the business.

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Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls CS846 Research and Writing X This course is the tenth in a series of twelve research and writing courses that result in publishable projects. The projects are selected by the student in consultation with a faculty mentor and two readers. The project is intended to demonstrate an increasing mastery of an area of expertise within computer science and demonstrate the ability to write in a style consistent with the expectations of the target audience for the project. Upon completion, each project (which may span two or more research and writing courses), is reviewed by a faculty mentor and two additional faculty members and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. A grade of satisfactory certifies that the project has been judged as making progress but not necessarily of publishable quality until the committee signs off on the final paper. Credits: 3 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls CS850 Networking and Security A generation ago, business referred to the shop owner down the street. Todays business is global; companies have offices around the world, processing data twenty-four hours a day. Keeping software synchronized, online and secure is the ongoing challenge of computer professionals. In this course, students will assess the impact on security concerns when an organization moves from a centralized system to a distributed system. This includes describing emerging security issues and risk factors and designing a secure information system. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls CS851 Research and Writing XI This course is the eleventh in a series of twelve research and writing courses that result in publishable projects. The projects are selected by the student in consultation with a faculty mentor and two readers. The project is intended to demonstrate an increasing mastery of an area of expertise within computer science and demonstrate the ability to write in a style consistent with the expectations of the target audience for the project. Upon completion, each project (which may span two or more research and writing courses), is reviewed by a faculty mentor and two additional faculty members and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. A grade of satisfactory certifies that the project has been judged as making progress but not necessarily of publishable quality until the committee signs off on the final paper. Credits: 3 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls CS854 Software Architecture and Design Architectural frameworks and patterns are often used in the design of software systems. This course teaches students to understand commonly used frameworks and patterns and how to tailor framework and combine patterns in software design. Students will also study the role of software architects in the development of software systems and the advantages of systematic development processes that include an architectural design phase. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls Effective January 8, 2012 Page 331

CS855 Futuring and Innovation Develops the skills in futuring through a variety of techniques. Develops the skills in futuring through a variety of techniques. Introduces formal methods of innovation and diffusion of innovation. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls CS856 Research and Writing XII This course is the final one in a series of twelve research and writing courses that result in publishable projects. The projects are selected by the student in consultation with a faculty mentor and two readers. The project is intended to demonstrate an increasing mastery of an area of expertise within computer science and demonstrate the ability to write in a style consistent with the expectations of the target audience for the project. Upon completion, each project (which may span two or more research and writing courses), is reviewed by a faculty mentor and two additional faculty members, and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. A grade of satisfactory certifies that the project has been judged as making progress but not necessarily of publishable quality until the committee signs off on the final paper. Credits: 3 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls CS862 Foundations of Digital-Systems Security This course explores the fundamental topics in digital-systems security. Classical access control models and policies for a secure environment are analyzed. Current cryptographic algorithms are studied as means to ensure data confidentiality and integrity and for authentication. Techniques for secure software design, implementation and maintenance are discussed. Information assurance is examined as applied to the corporate environment. Malware attacks are examined and vulnerability analysis and risk assessment are discussed. Enterprise-level digital forensics is briefly discussed. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls CS863 Enterprise Security Architecture This course examines enterprise-level security architecture and its relationship to physical security. Security as related to service-oriented architecture (SOA), software-as-a-service (SaaS), business-to-business architectures, cloud computing and virtualization is covered. Topics include security infrastructure, policy and procedures, assessment, baselining and auditing. Secure communications, defense in depth, multiple security zones, multi-level security, cross-domain solutions and the unique challenges of advanced architectures are discussed. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls

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CS864 Applications Security This course covers building security into software products including data bases during the software design and programming. Vulnerabilities related to poor programming techniques and data structure design are examined. These deficiencies can occur in custom code, web scripting languages and database structures. Information in memory and storage are both susceptible to attacks both internally and externally. Life cycle security development models are presented in addition to verification and validation strategies. The role of the security professional in the creation and management of software security policy is examined. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls CS865 Communications Security and Countermeasures Network security internal and external to the enterprise is presented. Security components of the individual layers of the OSI model are examined. Strengths and weaknesses of secret-key and public-key encryption are investigated. The use of certificates supporting cryptography is analyzed. The uses of security in key functional areas such as email and web services are discussed. Protection of corporate assets by use of intrusion protection, intrusion detection and firewalls is presented. RFC standards approved by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) are emphasized. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Sioux Falls CS895 Dissertation Research Continuation The doctoral candidate will enroll in this course to maintain registered status at CTU and to provide extended time to complete his or her dissertation research. Credits: 2 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CS898 Advanced Topics in Computer Science and Information Systems I Taught on demand, this course covers advanced topics in computer or information science. The course may substitute for any course in the DCS programs and may be taken individually with approval. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CS899 Advanced Topics in Computer Science and Information Systems II Taught on demand, this course covers advanced topics in computer or information science. The course may substitute for any course in the DCS programs and may be taken individually with approval. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CSS099 Special Topics in Computer Systems Security This course addresses issues of current interest in Computer System Security. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. This course cannot be used to satisfy any degree requirements. Credits: 4

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Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CSS150 Introduction to Computer Security This course provides the foundation for the study of computer system security. The course centers around the ten domains comprising the Information Security Common Body of Knowledge. Topics include access control systems, telecommunications and network security, cryptography, operations security and business continuity and disaster recovery planning. Students will be exposed to security management practices as well as security architecture and models security laws, investigations and ethics. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CSS199 Special Topics in Computer Systems Security This course addresses issues of current interest in Computer System Security. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CSS200 Principles of Network Security This course identifies and explains technical issues involved in network security. It also covers the fundamentals of wireless networking protocols, their security issues and threats. Covered topics include cryptography applications; access control; firewalls; key management network security issues; application, e-mail and middleware security; wireless local area network technologies. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: IT200 or IT205 or IT245; CSS150 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Virtual Campus CSS250 Security Risk Management This course addresses the concepts of risk management. The course explores general methodologies used to assess and manage risks to information security. The course also identifies the activities involved in the process of information security risk management for a business organization. Activities such as detection, recovery and damage control methods will be explored. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CSS200 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Virtual Campus CSS260 Scripting with Perl This course will introduce students to using Perl, a popular and flexible scripting language, to manipulate the principle types of structured data encountered in library work: delimited, MARC, and XML. Students will learn the ability to read and understand Perl programs for maintenance and update purposes. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: CS115 or IT115; CS250 Availability: Denver, Denver North CSS280 Ethical Hacking This course covers ways that computers and networks are attached by hackers using techniques and common utilities. Learners explore security threats and ways that system vulnerabilities are exploited to attack systems.

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Topics include Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), ethical hacking techniques, sniffers, protocols, social engineering, vulnerability analysis, and penetration testing to ensure infrastructure security. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: CSS250, PHIL340 Availability: Virtual Campus CSS299 Special Topics in Computer Systems Security This course addresses issues of current interest in Computer System Security. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CSS300 Vulnerability Assessment and Management This course surveys tools and techniques designed to detect intrusion into an organization's computer systems. In the hands-on lab component of the course, students will use a number of public domain and commercially available security tools. The course examines common attack methods, general inadequacies in various systems to include commercial intrusion detection systems. Utilization of the risk assessment process for determining cost effective vulnerability solutions is emphasized. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CSS200 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Virtual Campus CSS320 Process Engineering In this course students will learn to describe process requirements for developing and maintaining a consistent security posture throughout the corporate enterprise. The fundamentals of process engineering as related to security requirements will be discussed. It includes the integration of plans, systems and development requirements and the processes necessary for them to maintain maximum functionality. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CSS150 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North CSS321 Software Assurance Software is essential to the operation of the commercial, government and military sectors of our nation. It is estimated that 90 percent of reported security incidents result from exploits against defects in the design or code of software. Therefore, ensuring the integrity of software is imperative to protecting the infrastructure of these sectors from threats and vulnerabilities. This course uses the Security Development Model to identify and implement security activities that must be applied during each phase of a software development lifecycle model. Static analysis tools, testing strategies, and auditing processes used for verification of secure code are applied in a test environment. Managements role in the development of techniques for the enforcement of software assurance processes is explored. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: CSS150; CS215 or IT215 or IT110 Availability: Virtual Campus

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CSS330 Database Security This course is the study of security issues related to databases. The student will learn to identify security issues in a database environment, design and implement techniques to protect the database and the user, design a database with security in mind, and resolve database security issues. Students will demonstrate their competencies by developing real world projects. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: CSS200; CS363 or CS362 Availability: Virtual Campus CSS335 Data Security, Quality, and Integrity This course provides a survey of several Accounting Information Systems (AIS). These types of systems collect and store data then process it into information used by decision makers. This courses focus will be on the conceptual foundations around utilizing accounting information system applications for retrieving accounting information and processing it in business intelligence formats. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: CSS150 and CS251 Availbility: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus CSS340 Operating System Security As society becomes more dependent on technology, protection against intrusion is an absolute must. Vulnerabilities in standard configurations of operating systems can lead to unnecessary security threats against the networks of corporations, governments, and individuals. This course will provide in-depth examination of operating system security features and vulnerabilities in Windows and UNIX/Linux operating systems. Learners will study various techniques to harden and secure operating systems and learn to employ the same techniques to mitigate operating system vulnerabilities. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: CSS200 Availability: Denver, Denver North CSS350 Computer Forensics I This course introduces the student to the field of computer forensics. It covers the history of computer forensics and how the use of electronic evidence can support criminal investigation. The course examines procedures for investigating computer and cyber crime and concepts for collecting, analyzing, recovering and preserving forensic evidence. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS141 or CSS150 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Virtual Campus CSS351 Computer Forensics II This course is a more in-depth study of the technical aspects of computer forensics. Its focus is the examination and analysis of data on computer storage media. It covers current computer forensic tools, digital evidence controls, computer forensic analysis and recovering files. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CSS350 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City CSS370 Security Architecture This course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of security architecture and it leads to an

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understanding of how networks function and behave in supporting the requirements of people, processes, and the technology required to build security architecture. Topics included in this course are requirements analysis, network architecture, security architecture, network analysis, and systems methodology. This course will also draw upon and integrate knowledge from previous courses in networking, operating systems, database management and programming. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CSS330 Co-requisite: CSS380 Availability: Denver, Denver North CSS380 Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning This course provides students with a background on each of the following topics: disaster recovery issues as they impact business, possible threats, categories of disruptions, results from the assessment, disaster recovery plan, developing a recovery team, backup alternatives, facility backups, electronic vaulting, off-site storage, testing and drills, maintenance, phases of planning for recovery, preventions. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CSS150 Co-requisite: CSS320 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North CSS399 Special Topics in Computer Systems Security This course addresses issues of current interest in Computer System Security. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CSS410 Cloud Computing, Privacy and Security This course examines cloud computing: risk management; compliance and legal responsibilities of remotely stored, processed and maintained data; life cycle management; and disaster recovery planning from the perspective of the user and the cloud provider. The course also addresses handling of incidents and remediation, application security, encryption issues, storage, virtualization mechanisms and vulnerabilities, and access control in the cloud environment. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CJUS141 or CSS150 Availability: Denver, Denver North, Virtual Campus CSS430 Advanced Research in IAS and IT Management This course focuses on research in system and software planning, delivery, management, and security. It also reviews research focused on the infrastructure components hardware, software, data, communications technology, and specific applications and the economics of IT. In particular, topics are chosen that reflect the current or future concerns of technology. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: CSS380 or CSS410; ENGL112 or ENG112 or ENGL126 OR ENGL126-L Availability: Denver, Denver North, Virtual Campus CSS440 Security Policy and Leadership This course focuses on the design process used by an organization as it implements a security policy. This includes key policy considerations of acceptable use, remote access, information protection, perimeter security,

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wireless communications, and e-mail. Emphasis is on the procedures to be considered for the implementation of policy and leadership required to enact and maintain security within the organization. Selected case studies and security policies will be reviewed and analyzed. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CSS300 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North CSS441 Security Compliance This course covers the identification, interpretation and application of federal and state government regulations, directives and acts as they apply to the security of digital systems. The course also examines the application of hardware and software tools in the monitoring and auditing of employee behavior to enforce compliance of an organizations policies, procedures and guidelines. Applicable certification and accreditation processes are researched including commercial certifications, ISO 27002 and DIACAP. Credits: 4 Prerequisites: CSS150, CSS200 Availability: Denver, Denver North, Virtual Campus CSS450 Security Capstone The capstone applies and integrates the contents of classes taken throughout the program. Projects will simulate a professional work environment. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Senior Status Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Virtual Campus CSS495 Advanced Research and Study in Computer Systems Security This course gives the student an opportunity to conduct an independent in-depth research project. Credits are assigned based on the complexity and depth of the research project, which must be pre-approved by the department chair. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course CSS499 Special Topics in Computer Systems Security This course addresses issues of current interest in Computer System Security. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course DMD099 Special Topics in Digital Media Design This course addresses issues of current interest in Digital Media Design. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. This course cannot be used to satisfy any degree requirements. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course

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DMD120 Design Fundamentals Elements of two- and three-dimensional design are introduced through the exploration of various media in the design studio. Topics include line, form, texture, color, balance, scale, and proportion as they apply to working and finished design projects. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: IT080 or Approval Availability; Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North DMD130 Typography I This course provides an introduction to the aesthetics, mechanics, history, terminology, specifications, and use of type in design. Typefaces will be evaluated and rendered in a variety of studio assignments using both hand written and computer techniques. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: DMD120 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North DMD199 Special Topics in Digital Media Design This course addresses issues of current interest in Digital Media Design. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course DMD225 Computer Illustration I This course introduces vector-based computer illustration and type layout techniques. Software, terminology, and illustration techniques are learned through the completion of both print and Web design projects. Software such as Adobe Illustrator or other industry standard software is used in this class. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: DMD120 or VC120 or Approval; VC210 or Approval; EM208 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Virtual Campus DMD230 Typography II Advanced typographic issues are explored through the completion of a variety of advertising/marketing projects. The appropriate use of fonts, styles and compositional techniques within diverse layouts are discussed and applied. Components of digital typography, including font libraries, font types and styles, and their divergence from traditional typography are also presented. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: DMD130 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North DMD242 Digital Imaging This course utilizes digital imaging software such as Photoshop or other industry standard software. Students are required in other degree related courses to create, edit and enhance a variety of images and this course provides an introduction to those skills. Students learn about software-based digital image generation and editing techniques. Orientation to digital camera terminology and technology, camera settings, and file formats are introduced in this course. It is important that students have an appreciation and understanding of the characteristics that are required to produce quality digital images. Students apply digital image editing techniques to student created photographs through the completion of projects, tutorials, and hands-on practice.

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Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North DMD297 Digital Media Capstone This course allows students to research, plan, and implement a detailed project that covers the main concepts in the associates degree. Each student works with the assigned instructor to determine project scope, deliverables and timelines. The capstone project is incorporated into the students portfolio. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North DMD299 Special Topics in Digital Media Design This course addresses issues of current interest in Digital Media Design. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course DMD310 Corporate Identity Development This course investigates the development and use of corporate logos, letterhead, style sheets, marketing materials, and advertising techniques to effectively establish and promote corporate identity both internally and externally. Case studies are examined and discussed. Individual and group projects are required. Research, Corporate Identity briefs and understanding the client are an integral part of this course. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ADV221 or VC221, DMD242 or VC242, DMD225 or VC225 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North DMD322 Production Standards Methods used to successfully transfer images from the computer to print and digital media are explored in depth. This is a process-based course that concentrates on the numerous technical design choices that need to be made to produce well-crafted page layouts. Students complete a variety of projects and print mock-ups. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: DMD225, DMD242, DMD370 Availability: Colorado Springs DMD325 Computer Illustration II Advanced techniques in computer illustration are explored through the completion of integrated design projects. Using an activity-based learning approach students create a variety of illustrations utilizing Adobe Illustrator or other industry standard software. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: DMD225 or VC225 Availability: Colorado Springs DMD340 Branding and Packaging This course explores the use of product branding to promote corporate identity and the sale of manufactured goods. Students are introduced to advanced techniques for the design of various packaging materials and the application of these techniques toward the development of product identity and consumer recognition. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: DMD310

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specific industry. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: DMD371 Availability: Colorado Springs DMD480 Senior Design Project This course will combine design and technical skills to create a custom senior level project. This course will enhance software skills, processes, and procedures used by the industry. Students will apply layout techniques for web/print media, or new media/new technologies. Web/Print production, chromatics, digital image formats, and software integration are reinforced. A professional web/graphic design studio environment is emulated; topics explored are: understanding project specifications, critical thinking, terminology related to web/print and layout, project management, and intellectual property. Creating and completing projects in a timely fashion is an integral component of this course. Technique, enhancing the software, managing workflow, and mechanical layout requirements are emphasized. Under faculty art direction, students will complete an independent design project that demonstrates their theoretical and technical proficiency in relation to the total project design process. In the beginning of the course the project will be discussed and customized, dependent upon each student's portfolio needs. Each student will create an individual project including: research, project specifications, project budget and/or resource planning, and technical requirements. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Must have all 100, 200, 300 level courses completed. Availability: Virtual Campus DMD496 Internship This course allows students to utilize the skills gained during their bachelors degree in an actual work setting. The internship is designed to provide an opportunity to work with clients or companies on graphic design/Web related projects. Students gain valuable work experience and have the opportunity to apply career related skills. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North DMD497 Digital Media Capstone This course allows the student to research, plan, and implement a detailed project that covers the main concepts in the bachelors degree. Each student works with the assigned instructor to determine project scope, deliverables and timelines. The capstone project is incorporated into the students portfolio. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North DMD499 Special Topics in Digital Media Design This course addresses issues of current interest in Digital Media Design. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course EBUS099 Special Topics in e-Business This course addresses issues of current interest in e-business. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. This course cannot be used to satisfy any degree requirements. Credits: 4 Effective January 8, 2012 Page 343

Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course EBUS115 Visual Basic Programming This course provides an introduction to Visual Basic programming, emphasizing fundamentals that are common to both structured and object-oriented programming. Students use graphical controls to create and enhance the user interface, create control structures to handle decisions and iterations, and decompose complex programs into forms and subprograms. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS104; MATH103 or MATH143 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls EBUS199 Special Topics in e-Business This course addresses issues of current interest in e-business. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course EBUS208 Web Site/Portfolio Development The fundamentals of web servers, web sites, HTML, XHTML and web authoring are presented in the context of using the technology to craft a message for an audience. It also includes fundamentals of linking, graphics, and other media. The creation of a career portfolio is required. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: IT080 or Approval Availability: Kansas City EBUS215 Intermediate Visual Basic Programming This course continues the study of Visual Basic programming, emphasizing the implementation of Windows-based database applications. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EBUS115 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls EBUS299 Special Topics in e-Business This course addresses issues of current interest in e-business. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course

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EBUS308 Introduction to e-Business The intent of this course is to provide many more opportunities than merely selling products electronically. It covers how to integrate suppliers, customers and employees into a community of partners working toward business success. Additionally, during the course, the student will investigate how to create and market new products and services, manage supply chains, foster organizational change, improve communication, and establish electronic customer service. Case studies are used to investigate successful and unsuccessful e-Business practices. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BADM100 or MGMT115 or MGM110 Availability: Colorado Springs, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus EBUS310 e-Business Data Analysis The intent of this course is to develop of knowledge of tools to extract and analyze business data such as customer, product, inventory, sales, and suppliers being generated in an e-Business setting. This knowledge could enable a business to be more agile in making decisions based on customer buying trends and inventory control. The course also covers the data that can be tracked and analyzed in search engine optimization (SEO), such as visits, referrals, bounce rates, conversions, and competitors in the same space to enable a business to plan to execute revised SEO strategies based on this information. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: CS251 and EM208 Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus EBUS399 Special Topics in e-Business This course addresses issues of current interest in e-business. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course EBUS495 Advanced Research and Study in e-Business This course may be used for an independent in-depth research project. Credits are assigned based on the complexity and depth of the research project, which must be approved by the department chair. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course EBUS499 Special Topics in e-Business This course addresses issues of current interest in e-Business. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course ECO201 Macroeconomics The study of the basic institutions, terminology and theory of the main economic activities of production, distribution, and consumption, especially as they apply to the operation of our national economy. Topics include savings and investment, national output, expenditure and income, real vs. potential GDP, aggregate demand and supply and fiscal and monetary policy.

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Credits: 4 Prerequisite: None Availability: Virtual Campus ECON201 Macroeconomics The study of the basic institutions, terminology and theory of the main economic activities of production, distribution, and consumption, especially as they apply to the operation of our national economy. Topics include savings and investment, national output, expenditure and income, real vs. potential GDP, aggregate demand and supply and fiscal and monetary policy. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: BADM100 or MGMT115 or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls ECON202 Microeconomics An introductory course in the tools of economics as they apply to the operation of market economy. Includes supply and demand analysis, consumer behavior, economic nature of production and costs, behavior of firms in both competitive and monopoly environments, income distribution theory and effects of government intervention in the market system. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: MATH103 or MATH143 or MAT143 or MATH140 OR MATH140-L Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Kansas City, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus ECON299 Special Topics in Economics. This course addresses issues of current interest in economics. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course ECON310 Global Managerial Economics In this course students will apply the theory and tools of micro and macroeconomics and research to the formation of business decisions in the global environment. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: ECON201 or ECO201 Availability: Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus ECON399 Special Topics in Economics This course addresses issues of current interest in business administration. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course

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ECON616 Applied Managerial Economics During this course the student will study the practical aspects of both micro- and macroeconomics and how they are applied to the managerial environment. The students investigate the role of economic principles in management analysis and decision making: the study of demand, cost, and supply concepts from a business viewpoint; and the application of national income measures to strategic planning and the future. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: MGMT507C or Approval Availability: Colorado Springs, Denver, Denver North, Pueblo, Sioux Falls, Virtual Campus ECON699 Special Topics in Economics This course addresses issues of current interest in business administration. Course content will vary as determined by student interest and evolution of the discipline. Credits: 1-6 Prerequisite: None Availability: Check with individual campus for availability of this course EE110 Introduction to Engineering This course provides the beginning engineer with fundamental knowledge and skills associated with the electrical or computer engineering professions. It will introduce common electronic components, basic circuit configurations, and laboratory instruments. Bench practices and lab reports will be introduced along with computer aided analysis. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: MATH080 Availability: Colorado Springs EE221 Circuit Analysis I This calculus-based course introduces analysis and relationships of voltage, current, resistance and power. Series, parallel and complex circuits are analyzed with Ohms Law. Kirchhoffs voltage and current laws and network theorems are studied. Laboratory circuit construction, tests and measurements are performed using the appropriate components and equipment. Circuit simulation tools used in industry are also introduced. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: EE110, MATH201 Availability: Colorado Springs EE252 Digital Design I EE252 is an introduction to the analysis and design of combinational and sequential digital systems. Number systems, Boolean switching algebra and Karnaugh mapping are presented as basic tools used in the design of digital systems using SSI and MSI level components. Lab activity, using TTL ICs, emphasizes the design and analysis techniques presented in lectures. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: EE110, CE242 Availability: Colorado Springs

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EE312 Embedded Microcontrollers Embedded microcontroller development processes and tools are introduced. The hardware and software architecture of a contemporary off-the-shelf microcontroller is analyzed to determine its functional role as an embedded controller in the design of a digital system. An assembly language program development and simulation system introduces students to embedded system development environments. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: EE252 Availability: Colorado Springs EE325 CMOS Design This course introduces the design and performance of complementary MOSFET devices and circuits. Emphasis is on digital circuit performance as it relates to the physical layout of the integrated circuit (IC). Projects include layout of digital circuits, from individual devices to multi-transistor elements, and analysis of the resulting circuit performance. Exercises include computer simulation and system integration as a tool for design. Lab projects provide experience with layout, extraction and analysis of circuits designed to meet given specifications. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: EE375, EE252 Availability: Colorado Springs EE331 Circuit Analysis II This calculus-based course covers circuit analysis related to AC and transient signals. Resistance, reactance and impedance parameters are analyzed in series, parallel and complex circuits. Trigonometrics functions, AC network theorems, transformer and passive filter theories are applied. Laboratory circuit construction, test and measurements are performed using the appropriate components and equipment. Laboratory emphasis is placed on the knowledge and use of test and measurement instruments. Circuit simulation tools used in industry are employed. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: EE221, MATH302 Availability: Colorado Springs EE335 Advanced Engineering Mathematics The purpose of Advanced Engineering Math is to present and use mathematical techniques that provide alternative, simpler methods of solving engineering problems. This advanced applied math course investigates the areas of Vector Calculus (including gradient, divergence, and curl), Partial Differential Equations (including Separation of Variables), and Complex Analysis (including graphical representation with conformal mapping). Techniques are presented in the three most used coordinate systems: Cartesian, cylindrical, and spherical. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: Approval, MATH304, MATH302 Availability: Colorado Springs EE341 Advanced Circuit Analysis Introduces Laplace transform and frequency domain methods to model, analyze and design electrical circuits. Additional topics include Bode analysis techniques, Fourier series and Fourier transforms. Methods studied are applied in passive and active filter design. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: EE331 Availability: Colorado Springs Effective January 8, 2012 Page 348

EE343 Signals and Systems This course provides fundamental analysis tools in preparation for the Communications System courses. Includes the classification of continuous-time and discrete-time signals and basic operations on these signals. Investigates the behavior of continuous and discrete-time systems by use convolution, differential and difference equations, block diagrams, and state-variable methods. Emphasizes Fourier analysis to characterize signals in the frequency domain and to determine linear time-invariant system frequency response. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EE341, MATH304 Availability: Colorado Springs EE352 Digital Design II A continuation of the study of digital system design emphasizing the use of programmable logic devices and modern design methods. Contemporary logic families are reviewed along with practical design limitations. Computer simulation tools are introduced in the design process. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: EE252 Availability: Colorado Springs EE375 Electronic Design I This course provides a foundational knowledge for analyzing and designing electronic circuits as well as an intuitive approach to the design process. Discrete components and circuits are analyzed and designed to develop an understanding of how these components and circuits have lead to the fabrication of integrated circuits (ICs). Computer aided circuit stimulation, as well as hands-on applications of analysis and design theory, validates theoretical concepts. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: EE331 Availability: Colorado Springs EE395 Electronic Design II Single and multiple stage amplifiers are analyzed and modeled in terms of amplifier parameters such as gain, input and output impedances and frequency response. Lab projects require designing, constructing and demonstrating circuits to meet selected specifications and objectives. Lab projects must be satisfactorily completed to meet course requirements. Circuit performance is measured against the design objectives and specifications. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: EE375 Availability: Colorado Springs EE415 Advanced Electronic Design II This course investigates the extended analysis of feedback effects in circuits as a basis for the design of amplifier systems, filters and analog systems. Designs are modeled and then implemented in the laboratory. Circuit performance is measured against the design objectives and specifications. Credits: 5 Prerequisite: EE395 Availability: Colorado Springs EE443 Communication Systems I This is an introductory course in communications theory emphasizing the correlation between signal information

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in the time domain and frequency domain. Basic signal filters are developed and applied. Basic principles of linear and angle modulation and demodulation are presented. Concepts of analog communication systems are introduced. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EE343, MATH366 Availability: Colorado Springs EE463 Communications Systems II A continuation of basic communications theory and principles, emphasizing digital communications. Concepts in representing digital signals are studied along with techniques for digital modulation and multiplexing. Spread spectrum system fundamentals are introduced. Use of a contemporary software application for system modeling and simulation is expected. Student research on a contemporary communications system culminating with a professional paper and presentation is required. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: EE443 Availability: Colorado Springs EE472 Advanced Digital System Design The 47X series of courses are designed to provide Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering major senior-level students with the opportunity to independently solve one or more engineering design problems. A student will be required to define the problem specifications in the form of a project plan that must be approved by the course faculty mentor. The project plan serves as the framework for the students efforts to satisfactorily solve the design problem. The resulting design may be in the form of a hardware implementation, computer simulation, or both. A professional final report and briefing are required at the end of the course. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs EE473 Communication System Design The 47X series of courses are designed to provide Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering major senior-level students with the opportunity to independently solve one or more engineering design problems. A student will be required to define the problem specifications in the form of a project plan that must be approved by the course faculty mentor. The project plan serves as the framework for the students efforts to satisfactorily solve the design problem. The resulting design may be in the form of a hardware implementation, computer simulation, or both. A professional final report and briefing are required at the end of the course. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs EE474 Controls Systems Design The 47X series of courses are designed to provide Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering major senior-level students with the opportunity to independently solve one or more engineering design problems. In EE474, students independently advance their knowledge of Control Systems through a sequence of directed design projects that entail the use of a computer modeling tool. Professional reports are required for each design project and an oral briefing is required for defense of the final project. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs Effective January 8, 2012 Page 350

EE475 Advanced Electronic Systems Design The 47X series of courses are designed to provide Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering major senior-level students with the opportunity to independently solve one or more engineering design problems. A student will be required to define the problem specifications in the form of a project plan that must be approved by the course faculty mentor. The project plan serves as the framework for the students efforts to satisfactorily solve the design problem. The resulting design may be in the form of a hardware implementation, computer simulation, or both. A professional final report and briefing are required at the end of the course. Credits: 4 Prerequisite: Approval Availability: Colorado Springs EE476 Systems Design (Special Topic) The 47X series of courses