Prerequisites: None. Co-requisites: None. The growth of professional and amateur sports over the last quarter century has produced a myriad of legal issues. A basic knowledge of the law governing professional and amateur sport is crucial to the work of a sport manager. Whether you work for a team, manage a facility, or organize an amateur league, the legal implications of management decisions can have daunting consequences. This class discusses and analyzes the applicable law governing the sport industry. Contracts, personal injury, risk management, labor law, intellectual property, employment, discrimination, and antitrust are a few major areas covered in this class. 3 credit hours.
Instructor: William Ashby
Prerequisites: FRE 100 or 1 year of high school French. A continuation of FRE 100. This course is designed for students with a beginner's knowledge of French to master a basic level of the interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational communicative modes. The course strongly emphasizes oral communication with the majority of class time spent on interactive tasks and language practice. Materials include film, audio activities, and short readings. 3 credit hours.
Instructor: Nicole Boudreau
Prerequisites: >2.5 GPA; NUR 200, NUR 230 or instructor's permission; or standing in Allied Health or RN to BSN program. This course provides students with an overview of contemporary health policy in the United States. Health disparities and the evolving healthcare system have a profound impact on the nursing profession. Nursing students develop a greater understanding of the social, political, cultural, and financial variables affecting health care outcomes, including nursing practice. Students learn to analyze health care policy using a framework. The effect of current health care policy on vulnerable populations is examined. Students participate in healthcare policy discussions as patient advocates and consumers of healthcare. Current issues and trends affecting the nursing profession are examined. 3 credit hours.
Instructor: Tanya Lynn Sleeper
Prerequisites: None. A continuation of HTY 102. Surveys social, cultural, economic and political history of United States from Reconstruction to present. 3 credit hours.
Instructor: Paul Franklin Buck
This course will examine the history of genocide, paying particular attention to genocide in the twentieth century. It will focus on three genocidal moments in history: the Holocaust, Cambodia and Rwanda. We will examine the history and context and ramifications of each of these events. After examining these genocides on an individual basis, we will compare and contrast one to the other. 3 credit hours.
Instructor: Erica Nadelhaft
Prerequisites: None. The historical and stylistic development of Rock, through its major trends, influential personalities and its interrelationship with our society is studied. 3 credit hours.
Instructor: Scott Brickman
Prerequisites: >2.5 GPA; Admitted as student in the RN-BSN program. Promotes the development of professional knowledge, attitudes, and skills as foundational to professional nursing. Students will be introduced to selected concepts, themes, and theories that deepen an understanding of the historical, legal, ethical, and contemporary context of nursing practice. 3 credit hours.
Instructor: Cheryl Roberts
Prerequisites: None. This course is an introduction to Spanish that emphasizes basic speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills while fostering cultural awareness. The course uses a combination of communication-based and traditional grammar-based pedagogies. The course uses multimedia such as online videos and news articles in a portion of every class to keep abreast of current events in the Spanish-speaking world. 3 credit hours.
Instructor: Paul Franklin Buck