Associate of Science in Business Course Descriptions - LEAD Format (124 credit hours)
BUS 100L Introduction to Adult Studies
2 creditsThis is an introductory course for adult students seeking to complete an undergraduate degree in the Ohio Dominican LEAD program. It provides the student with an overview of important concepts of self-management and of an awareness of effective skills for implementation of University level study.
CIS 107L Computer Applications
4 credits This course introduces computer literacy and electronic spreadsheets. Topics include computer systems, the Internet, functions and tools in electronic spreadsheets and their applications in business fields.
COM 132L Interpersonal Communication
4 credits Focus on communication theories as applied to interpersonal relationships. Topics such as perception, diversity, nonverbal communication, language, and self-disclosure are examined using readings, in-class exercises, and analysis of actual situations. This course fulfills the diversity, global, and multicultural requirement.
ENG 101L Thinking and Writing Across the Curriculum
4 credits This course emphasizes the strategies students need for writing and thinking across the curriculum. By practicing writing strategies such as argumentation, researched writing (or writing with sources), summary, analysis, comparison and contrast, definition, students will build the skills needed to succeed as college writers. Each section will focus on a specific theme. Themes from previous classes have included the following: American identity, family, love, the politics of food, Native American culture, and biography. This course does not fulfill the literature requirement. Not open to students with credit for ENG 101 or ENG 110
ENG 102L Scholarly Adventures: Researched Writing
4 credits Building upon the research skills from ENG 101, this course focuses primarily on academic research writing. Intensive reading and writing will be used to develop knowledge of analytical techniques in the liberal arts. There will be specific emphasis on reading strategies, library research, integrating sources, argumentation, and the MLA method of documentation. Each section will focus on a specific theme. Themes from previous classes have included the following: American identity, family, love, the politics of food, Native American culture, and biography. This course does not fulfill the literature requirement. Prerequisite: ENG 101 or 110. Not open to students with credit for ENG 111.
CORE 179L Reflections on Self
4 credits This course provides students with an experiential journey of self-discovery with the overarching goal of recognition that the mind, body, and spirit are interconnected. Referencing a variety of disciplines including medicine, psychology, art, religion, science, philosophy, students will move from a broad contemplation of what it means to be human to the development of their own personal identity.
MTH 115L Survey of Mathematical Foundations
4 credits An introduction to the fundamental algebraic and logical foundations for a variety of practical applications, including linear algebra, formal logic, and statistics. An emphasis is placed on the importance of understanding the basic mathematical tools and quantitative reasoning skills required for analytic problem solving. Topics include systems and representations of numbers, linear and quadratic equations and inequalities, graphing, systems of equations, interest compounding and amortization, combinatorics and probability, formal logic, and descriptive statistics and normal distributions
PSY 100L Introduction to Psychology
4 credits A survey course on the basic principles of psychology and their applications to human behavior and social problems. Multiple perspectives emerging from different philosophical and socio-historical contexts are used to examine domains of human thought and behavior. Topics include research methods, human development, gender differences, learning and cognition, psychobiology, motivation, personality, abnormal behavior, methods of treatment, and the impact of social situations and culture on behavior.
ACT 100L Survey of Accounting
4 credits The focus of this course is on understanding the meaning of the numbers presented in financial reports, their relationship to each other and how they are used in evaluation, planning and control. The course is designed for non-business majors.
ART 279AL Global Community in Art
4 credits This course introduces students to the concept of art as an agent for social change through case studies of community/communal art 'movements' through history from around the globe as well as the United States and our local community. Prerequisite: CORE 179 or appropriate transfer status. Pre- or Co-requisite: ENG 102 or ENG 111. This course fulfills the Arts requirement (Art/Music/Theater).
ENV 116L Food, Water, and Energy
4 credits This course is a survey of three critical elements of the human environment, food, water and energy. It includes human‘s search for these necessary quantities and how their exploitation by the human race impacts the environment in general. This class integrates food, water and energy with environmental exploration and describes the natural world and how humans affect it.
THL 107L The New Testament
4 credits A study of the various texts of the New Testament according to their historical, literary, and theological contexts. Not open to students with credit for THL 105.
ENG 213L Literary Discourse
4 credits This course focuses on the various modes and methods of reading essential to the discipline of English. Students will gain an understanding of the terminology appropriate to a wide range of critical approaches: formalist, historicist, reader-response, and feminist, among others. Special attention will be given to the close reading of a variety of genres, a valuable skill with broad and interdisciplinary applications. Recommended for English majors. Prerequisites: ENG 101-102 or 110-111.
BUS 220L Principles of Marketing
4 credits An introduction to the process of creating and fulfilling consumer and organizational needs through strategies involving the conception, pricing, promotion and distribution of ideas, goods, and services in a market economy.
BUS 240L Management and Organizational Behavior
4 credits This course focuses on the role of the manager in contemporary business and explores behavioral science concepts and research directed toward understanding human behavior and management within organizations.
ECN 205L Principles of Economics
4 credits A basic study of both branches of economics: microeconomics which studies the decision making behavior of individuals, firms, and other economic units; and macroeconomics which studies inflation, unemployment, economic growth, money supply, national income, and government economic policies. Not open to students with credit in ECN 101