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2021-22

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2022-23

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2022-23

This program will be modified for the 2022-2023 academic year. The required program course list, including course descriptions, will be updated below on June 1, 2022 or will be available to view in the 2022-2023 catalog available February 2022.

 


Required Program Courses

10101176
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This is a basic accounting course for non-accounting program students. The scope of study focuses on an introduction to business and accounting, analyzing and recording accounting transactions, performing the adjusting process, and completing the accounting cycle. Understanding is based both on theory and application.
10103106
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UGRD
| 1 CR
A complete presentation graphics course that allows you to produce professional-looking presentations. It gives you the flexibility to make informal presentations using overhead transparencies, electronic presentations, formal presentations using 35mm slides, or virtual presentations. Additionally, you can create paper printouts, outlines, speaker notes, and audience handouts.
10103146
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UGRD
| 1 CR
This is the first course in a sequence that develops foundational skills in the use of Microsoft Office Word features to efficiently and effectively produce business documents. Students will apply Microsoft Word skills to solve practical problems in a project-based format. Explore best practices in document layout, collaboration, tables, reports, desktop publishing basics, themes, sort, styles, and references. Recommended computer foundations: Windows competency, including solid file management skills; ability to key 30 WPM. This course will use Microsoft Office 2019 or Office 365.
10103151
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UGRD
| 1 CR
This is the first course in a sequence that develops foundational skills in the use of Microsoft Office Excel features to efficiently and effectively produce business spreadsheets. Students will apply Microsoft Excel skills to solve practical problems in a project-based format. Activities will work on creating a spreadsheet, incorporate appropriate formulas and functions to report accurate data, and chart results. Recommended computer foundations: Windows competency, including solid file management skills; basic math fundamentals. This course will use Microsoft Office 2019 or Office 365.
10105123
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UGRD
| 1 CR
Upon completion of this course learners will be able to use technology-driven modes of communication, apply organizational techniques, and manage electronic files, explain how they are personally responsible for their own successes, and apply keyboarding and calculating knowledge in a variety of business-related scenarios.
10116100
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UGRD
| 3 CR
In Human Resource Management, the learner applies the skills and tools necessary to effectively value and apply employees' abilities and needs to organization goals. Each learner will demonstrate the application of the supervisor's role in contemporary human resources management, impacts of EEOC, writing job descriptions, recruitment, selection, conducting job interviews, orientation, developing policies and procedures, training, performance management, employee counseling and development, and effective use of compensation and benefit strategies. It is recommended that the learner have experience using a PC/MAC, using the MS Windows operating systems and software suite, browsing Web pages, downloading files, using e-mail, and exchanging files prior to enrolling in this course.
10196108
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UGRD
| 1 CR
This course examines customer service as it relates to organizational quality. It addresses service models for internal and external customers, systems and strategies applied to customer service, and tools and techniques for gathering customer feedback and handling complaints.
10196134
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Provides an overview of the general legal responsibilities of an organization. Analyzes the current employment laws in the U.S. and their impact on employer/employees. Examines the supervisor's role in dealing with harassment in the workplace. Compares how appeals can be addressed in both union and nonunion environment.
10196136
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UGRD
| 3 CR
An introduction to safety and loss prevention in the workplace with an emphasis on the supervisor's responsibility for maintaining a safe, productive environment. Students will study safety concepts, hazard controls, developing safety and health programs, and federal- and state-mandated regulations.
10196138
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UGRD
| 1 CR
In Conflict Resolution and Confrontation Skills the learner applies the skills and tools necessary to deal with conflict and confrontation in the workplace. The learner will identify the major causes of conflict, develop a working plan of action to confront difficult situations, and establish guidelines for gaining resolution to difficult situations. The learner will build greater personal skill and confidence in their ability to deal with conflict in their personal and professional life.
10196145
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UGRD
| 2 CR
In this course, you will review how the basic management styles affect the people, processes, and profitability of a business. You will also learn how to balance the organization's needs for profits with employees' basic needs within a global context. You will review and study the basic concepts and the supervisor's role regarding return on investment, return on equity, profit centers, financial statements, and overall departmental operations.
10196164
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UGRD
| 3 CR
In Personal Skills for Supervisors, the learner applies the skills and tools necessary to deal with the time management, stress, and related challenges to a supervisor. Each learner will demonstrate the application of time management techniques, personal planning, continuous learning, valuing rights and responsibilities of others, effective communication, assertiveness, and dealing effectively with stress.
10196168
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UGRD
| 3 CR
In Organizational Development, the learner applies the skills and tools necessary to effectively deal with organization behavior and change. Each learner will demonstrate the application of the impacts of globalization on an organization, dealing with organization culture, dealing with change and future challenges affecting the total organization, organization decision making, vision, goals, performance management and planning, and the role of organization structure.
10196170
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This course emphasizes application of advanced principles of supervision and project management. These principles include planning and organizing; implementation and control; and assessment. Learners are provided the opportunity to design and complete supervisory projects. Beginning with the fundamentals and extending to application, this course allows learners to undertake improvement projects within their workplace. PREREQUISITE: students must be enrolled in the Leadership Development program and have completed 40 credits.
10196188
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UGRD
| 3 CR
In Project Management, the learner applies the skills and tools necessary to design, implement, and evaluate formal projects. Each learner will demonstrate the application of the role of project management, developing a project proposal, use of relevant software, working with project teams, sequencing tasks, charting progress, dealing with variations, budgets and resources, implementation, and assessment.
10196189
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UGRD
| 3 CR
In Team Building and Problem Solving, the learner applies the skills and tools necessary to facilitate problem solving in a team environment. Each learner will demonstrate the application of the benefits and challenges of group work, necessary roles in a team, stages of team development, different approaches to problem solving, consensus, systematic process of problem definition, data acquisition, analysis, developing alternative solutions, solution implementation, evaluation, and documentation.
10196190
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UGRD
| 3 CR
In Leadership Development, the learner applies the skills and tools necessary to fulfill his/her role as a modern leader. Each learner will demonstrate the application of evaluating leadership effectiveness and organization requirements, individual and group motivation strategies, implementing mission and goals, ethical behavior, personal leadership style and adaptation, impacts of power, facilitating employee development, coaching, managing change, and effective conflict resolution.
10196191
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UGRD
| 3 CR
In Supervision, the learner applies the skills and tools necessary to perform the functions of a frontline leader. Each learner will demonstrate the application of strategies and transition to a contemporary supervisory role including day-to-day operations, analysis, delegation, controlling, staffing, leadership, problem solving, team skills, motivation, and training.
10196192
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UGRD
| 3 CR
In Managing for Quality, the learner applies the skills and tools necessary to implement and maintain a continuous improvement environment. Each learner will demonstrate the application of a personal philosophy of quality, identifying all stakeholder relationships, meeting/exceeding customer expectations, a system-focused approach, using appropriate models and tools, managing a quality improvement project, and measuring effectiveness of continuous improvement activities.

Required General Studies Courses

10801136
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course is designed for learners to develop knowledge and skills in all aspects of the writing process. Planning, organizing, writing, editing and revising are applied through a variety of activities. Students will analyze audience and purpose, use elements of research, and format documents using standard guidelines. Individuals will develop critical reading skills through analysis of various written documents. This course focuses on writing-intensive practices and meets expectations of High Impact Practice courses. NOTE: This course is recognized for general education transfer as part of the University of Wisconsin (UW) System/Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Universal Credit Transfer Agreement (UCTA).
10804123
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course integrates algebraic concepts, proportions, percents, simple interest, compound interest, annuities, and basic statistics with business/consumer scenarios. It also applies math concepts to the purchasing/buying and selling processes.
10809195
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course is designed to give an overview of how a market-oriented economic system operates, and it surveys the factors which influence national economic policy. Basic concepts and analyses are illustrated by reference to a variety of contemporary problems and public policy issues. Concepts include scarcity, resources, alternative economic systems, growth, supply and demand, monetary and fiscal policy, inflation, unemployment and global economic issues. Students will complete a global awareness project. NOTE: This course is recognized for general education transfer as part of the University of Wisconsin (UW) System/Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Universal Credit Transfer Agreement (UCTA).

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10801196
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Focuses on developing effective listening techniques and verbal and nonverbal communication skills through oral presentation, group activity, and other projects. The study of self, conflict, and cultural contexts will be explored, as well as their impact on communication.
10801198
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Explores the fundamentals of effective oral presentation to small and large groups. Topic selection, audience analysis, methods of organization, research, structuring evidence and support, delivery techniques, and other essential elements of speaking successfully, including the listening process, form the basis of the course. This course focuses on writing-intensive practices and meets expectations of High Impact Practice courses. NOTE: This course is recognized for general education transfer as part of the University of Wisconsin (UW) System/Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Universal Credit Transfer Agreement (UCTA).

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10809196
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Introduces students to the basic concepts of sociology: culture, socialization, social stratification, multi-culturalism, and the five institutions, including family, government, economics, religion, and education. Other topics include demography, deviance, technology, environment, social issues, social change, social organization, and workplace issues. Students will complete a global awareness project. NOTE: This course is recognized for general education transfer as part of the University of Wisconsin (UW) System/Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Universal Credit Transfer Agreement (UCTA).
10809122
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Introduces American political processes and Institutions. Focuses on rights and responsibilities of citizens and the process of participatory democracy. Learners examine the complexity of the separation of powers and checks and balances. Explores the role of the media, interest groups, political parties and public opinion in the political process. Also explores the role of state and national government in our federal system. Students will complete a global awareness project. NOTE: This course is recognized for general education transfer as part of the University of Wisconsin (UW) System/Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Universal Credit Transfer Agreement (UCTA).

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10809198
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This science of psychology course is a survey of multiple aspects of behavior and mental processes. It provides an overview of topics such as research methods, theoretical perspectives, learning, cognition, memory, motivation, emotions, personality, abnormal psychology, physiological factors, social influences, and development. Students will complete a global awareness project. NOTE: This course is recognized for general education transfer as part of the University of Wisconsin (UW) System/Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Universal Credit Transfer Agreement (UCTA).
10809188
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Developmental Psychology is the study of human development throughout the lifespan. This course explores developmental theory and research with an emphasis on the interactive nature of the biological, cognitive, and psychosocial changes that affect the individual from conception to death. Application activities and critical thinking skills will enable students to gain an increased knowledge and understanding of themselves and others.

Total: 60 Credits


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