Announcing Mid-Semester Class Additions!
By popular demand, we have added courses that you can complete in 8 weeks beginning the week of March 20, 2017.
These courses are good fit for you if:
- You have time and capacity to knock out another course.
- You were on a wait list.
- You do well in a class that is condensed into 8 weeks
Before you register, we recommend that you check your degree audit in eServices or speak with a pathway advisor in the Office of Student Success and Advising – room 1340, to ensure that you are taking the right courses for your program.
BUSN 1480 (91)000370 Business Career Resources - Online
1 Credit, March 20 - May 16
This course provides information and guidance in the development of professional job seeking skills. Topics will include: the application, the resume, the cover letter, using the Internet in a job search, locating job opportunities, marketing yourself and company research.
BUSN 2441 (91) 000442 Fundraising Techniques - Online
1 Credit, April 3 - May 16
Learn the role of the board and staff in fundraising, setting fundraising goals, and the cultivation and recognition of donors. This course also covers other components of fundraising for successful generation of revenue.
PSYC 1720 (94) 001146 Psychology Throughout the Lifespan - Online
3 Credits, March 20 - May 16
The focus of this course is on human development throughout the lifespan. The course includes research methodology, theoretical perspectives and the physical, cognitive and psychosocial changes that influence people throughout their development. An application of research and theory to current issues will be addressed. (Prerequisite(s): READ 0721 with a grade of "C" or better or appropriate assessment score) (MnTC: Goals 5 & 9)
HYBRID COURSES (online and in class)
BUSN 2466 (60) 000450 Managing Change and Conflict
2 Credits, March 21 - May 16 - Tuesdays 6:00pm - 7:55pm
This course helps students to learn and develop the unique set of skills and competencies used to initiate and sustain major organizational change. Students explore techniques for working collaboratively with others to drive organizational culture change. Emphasis is also placed on effectively managing conflict and provides opportunity to develop a list of tools and resources used in conflict management.
ENGL 0922 (14) 001081 Fundamentals of Writing 2
4 Credits, March 22 - May 10 - Wednesdays 1:00-2:55pm / Fridays 12:00pm - 3:55pm
This course provides credits for certificate and diploma programs and is preparation for ENGL 1711. In addition to reviewing sentence mechanics, students will study a variety of writing models in both paragraph and essay formats. Students must pass the course with a "C" or better in order to move on to ENGL 1711. (Prerequisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in ENGL 0921 and READ 0721 or appropriate assessment score)
ENGL 1711 (70) 001139 Composition 1
4 Credits, March 22-May 10 - Wednesdays 5:00pm – 8:55pm
This course emphasizes the process of writing expository and persuasive essays using effective writing skills and a variety of research techniques. The course includes an analysis of primary and/or secondary sources with a focus on critical reading, logical reasoning and academic research writing. (Prerequisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in READ 0722 Reading 2, ENGL 0922 Fundamentals of Writing 2 with a grade of "C" or better, or appropriate assessment score) (MnTC: Goal 1)
ENGL 1712 (70) 001140 Composition 2
2 Credits, March 22-May 10 - Wednesdays 6:00pm – 7:55pm
This course emphasizes critical reading and analytical writing using literature as the basis for composition. The course includes an analysis of primary and/or secondary sources with a focus on academic writing. (Prerequisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in ENGL 1711) (MnTC: Goal 1)
MATH 0920 (61) 000939 Intermediate Algebra
3 Credits, March 21 - May 16 - Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:00pm - 5:30pm
This course is intended for students who have had one year of high school algebra and need a refresher before taking courses such as College Algebra and/or Pre-Calculus. The topics include a review of solving equations and inequalities and their applications, exponents and polynomials, factoring polynomials, solving quadratic equations and their applications, rational expressions, rational exponents and radicals, and graphing functions (linear and quadratic). Students wanting to take Calculus will have the option of taking either Pre-Calculus or both College Algebra and Trigonometry as their prerequisites. (Prerequisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in MATH 0910 or appropriate assessment score)
MATH 1730 (60) 001138 College Algebra
3 Credits, March 21-May 16 - Tuesdays 6:00pm-8:55pm
This course covers algebraic functions and their applications. Topics include linear and quadratic functions, functions and graphs, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of equations and inequalities, matrix algebra, discrete algebra, the binomial theorem, and probability. Graphing calculators are used to further the student's understanding of essential mathematical concepts. Students wanting to take Calculus will have the option of taking either Pre-Calculus or both College Algebra and Trigonometry as their prerequisites. (Prerequisite(s): MATH 0920 with a "C" or better, or appropriate assessment score) (MnTC: Goal 4)
READ 0722 (11)A 000933 Reading 2
3 Credits - March 20 - May 16 - Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 9:00am - 10:55am
This course emphasizes critical reading strategies and college-level vocabulary. It presents college reading as information processing and focuses on strategies for improving comprehension, selection, organization and recall. Materials represent a variety of academic disciplines and occupational areas. (Placement into this course will be according to assessment score or successful completion of READ 0721 with a grade of "C" or better.)
SPCH 1720 (71) 001141 Interpersonal Communication
3 Credits, March 23-May 11 - Thursdays 6:00pm - 8:55pm
This course focuses on the practical and theoretical concepts of human communications and the styles used in personal, social and professional environments. Students will also acquire skills in critical thinking, perception, listening, verbal and non-verbal expressions and conflict resolution. Students will evaluate their individual strengths and weaknesses in depth and develop techniques to improve interpersonal relations. (MnTC: Goals 1 & 7) 3C/3/0/0