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Financial Management Concentration courses now available (No Comments)

●          BUSN 320       Fraud in Organizations

In this course students explore various aspects of fraud prevention and detection, including the sociology of fraud, elements of fraud, types of fraud, costs of fraud, use of controls to prevent fraud, and methods of fraud detection. Students will apply the concepts and theories to relevant case studies.   Prerequisite: None (4 Semester Hours)

CKFM023   10/27/12-12/8/12 or

CKFM025   2/23/13-3/30/13

●          MGMT 456    Money and Banking

This course explores the vital role of money in business and the economy: what shapes its cost and availability, who decides monetary policy and how it is implemented, and the role of other institutions in making money accessible to businesses and consumers. This course will also examine how monetary policy is used to impact the health of the economy as a whole.

Prerequisite: MGMT 325—Economic Environment, MGMT332 or BUSN425 (4 Semester Hours)

CKFM022   10/6/12-11/10/12 or

CKFM026   12/1/12-1/26/13

●          MGMT 458    Business Tax Planning          

This course examines the impact of federal, state, and local taxes on specific types of business entities. Emphasis is on coverage of fundamental tax concepts from a business decision maker’s perspectives.   (4 Semester Hours)

 CKFM024  10/27/12-12/8/12 or

CKFM027 1/12/13-2/16/13

The Financial Management concentration is for students wanting to gain a good foundation in the topics of finance. These skills are useful in everyday personal decisions as well as the daily and planning functions of firms. Students interested in banking, insurance, establishing businesses, and management with a focus of learning more about the financial side of business, should be interested in the financial management concentration. Financial skills offer students great potential to gain many career rewards including both financial and greater opportunities.

Contact your academic advisor if you are interested in adding the above courses.

 

EDUC101 Workshop – This Weekend! (No Comments)

Just wanted to send a friendly reminder.. If you plan to enter the Education program anytime in the Spring, please register for the EDUC101 workshop that is scheduled this weekend in Knoxville. September 28, 2012, 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM and September 29, 2012, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.  This is the last time it will be offered in Knoxville for the rest of this year. I have pasted the link below. Also, please remember that EDUC101 is a requirement for the education program and must be completed before entering the program.

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Hope you have a great day!

Take care,

Academic Advising Department

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Attention: Gateway students planning to enter the Bachelor of Arts in Education, K-6 program in January or February 2013!

If you are planning to enter the BAEDK-6 program this spring (January/February 2013), you are required to sign up for the mandatory EDUC101 workshops.  Below are the two final workshops that will be offered this fall:

 KNOXVILLE:

Friday/Saturday, September 28, 2012, 6:00 pm–10:00pm and September 29, 2012, 8:30 am–4:30pm.

The link for registration is listed below:

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WHYSC9K

GREENEVILLE:

Friday/Saturday, November 2, 2012, 6:00 PM–10:00 PM and November 3, 2012, 8:30 AM–4:30 PM

 *Link will be available after completion of the Knoxville workshop after September 29.

Applied Information Technology Concentration Courses (No Comments)

 

Applied Information Technology Concentration Courses,

Morristown Center

Saturdays   -  9:00 – 1:00, see each course below for delivery method

The Applied Information Technology Concentration will provide a broad base of knowledge about modern information technology needs and solutions for business. Emphasis will be placed on fundamentals primarily in the area of Internet-age technologies.

CISC316-Web Design & E-Commerce 9/8/12-10/13/12

Hybrid: 1st and 6th class will meet face-to-face

CISC334-Database Design & Development 10/20/12-12/1/12

Hybrid: 1st and 6th meet face-to-face

CISC305-Telecommunications for Business 1/5/13-2/16/13

All classes face-to-face, Greeneville

CISC440-E-Commerce in the Internet Age 3/2/13-4/13/13

Hybrid: 1st and 6th class will meet face-to-face

Prerequisite: CISC305, CISC316, and CISC334

*Prerequisite: CISC100 and College Algebra or equivalent

Contact your advisor if you are interested in adding these courses to your schedule.

 

Congratulations to Lorena Nowicky! (No Comments)

Congratulations to Lorena Nowicky on obtaining an internship with Pellissippii State Community College!  Lorena is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing.  She plans to graduate in May 2013.  Best of luck, Lorena!

New Mandatory Course (EDUC101) for Education Program (No Comments)

Just a quick announcement…The School of Education has announced a new introductory course for students who are interested in gaining more knowledge about our Teacher Education Program.  The course is EDUC101 Introduction to Teacher Education.  This course is also mandatory for students who plan to enter the program. However, if you are undecided about your major, this is a free course that can help answer any questions you may have and may be taken at any time while completing your general education courses.

For students who plan to enter the teacher education program this fall, please contact your academic advisor soon to register for the class in June. Another offering will be available in July as well.dates will be announced soon.  An email has been sent out to you with the flyer attached.

Please feel free to contact your academic advisor for any additional questions.

Hope you have a great afternoon.

Take care,

GPS Student Services

HUMAN RESOURCE CONCENTRATION OFFERINGS (No Comments)

 

HUMAN RESOURCE CONCENTRATIONS

 ~MORRISTOWN CENTER~

MGMT436, Employment & Labor Law,  CGHR039,  7/13/12-8/17/12, Friday, 6:00 p.m.

                        OR  CGHR042, 12/7/12-1/25/13, Friday, 6:00 p.m.                  

MGMT434, Compensation & Benefits, CGHR040, 8/24/12-10/5/12, Friday, 6:00 p.m.

                        OR   CGHR044,   3/15/13-4/26/13, Friday, 6:00 p.m.                 

 MGMT432, Staffing the Organization, CGHR041, 10/12/12-11/16/12, Friday, 6:00 p.m.

                         OR   CGHR043, 2/1/13-3/8/13, Friday, 6:00 p.m.

**Prerequisite:  MGMT330, Human Resource Management

Please contact your academic advisor about adding any of the upper division level, concentration offerings to your schedule.

 

Career and Opportunity Showcase (No Comments)

Career and Opportunity Showcase

 Friday, May 18th

5 to 7 pm

Knoxville campus, Rooms 107/109

The purpose is to provide a venue in which companies

with current employment and/or internship opportunities

and qualified candidates can meet and network.

Are you currently looking for a career?

Bring your resume and/or business cards

and meet with prospective employers.

Is your company hiring?

Please have a representative contact Amanda Lovelace

today at (865) 693-1177 or alovelace@tusculum.edu

to reserve a spot at the showcase.

SUMMER SPECIAL OFFERINGS-Northeast Region (No Comments)

CISC100- COMPUTER AS A TOOL – 4 credit hours

This course provides a survey of computer applications, information needs in business and microcomputers and information systems that meet these needs. Emphasis is on microcomputer hardware and software applications. Learning Outcome: Computer Literacy.

SOGR452, CISC100, Tuesday, 4/10/12-5/15/12, Greeneville

PHED201 – Foundations of Physical Fitness and Wellness – 4 credit hours

This course is designed to help students develop physical fitness and wellness. Students will also become familiar with the strategies and methods used in teaching fitness and wellness. Learning Outcome: Self-Knowledge

SOGR453, PHED201, Thursday, 5/3-12-6/7/12 Morristown

PSYC102 – Psychology of Adjustment – 4 credit hours

This course is designed to facilitate the application of psychological principles and methods to coping with the challenges of everyday life. A variety of topics will be covered including personality, stress and stress management, social influence, gender roles and gender differences, interpersonal attraction, relationships and communications and the challenges of the workplace. This course is meant, in a practical sense, to help students learn about themselves, their own adjustment and ways they can become happier and more productive individuals. Not a substitute for PSYC 101 in given majors. Learning Outcome: Self Knowledge.

SOGR454- PSYC102 – 5/16/12-6/20/12, Wednesday, Greeneville

SOGR456- PSYC102 – 7/12/12- 8/16/12, Thursday, Morristown

MGMT115- Professional Career Development – 4 credit hours

This course focuses on advancing students’ application of their college educations for professional career development. Students will understand their interests, aptitudes and strengths and weaknesses. They will use their knowledge to define career paths, develop career credentials, prepare to reach prospective employers and apply their interpersonal skills to increase potential success in the workplace. Learning Outcome: Reflective Judgment.

SOGR455, MGMT115, Friday, 5/18/12-6/22/12, Morristown

EVSC111, Environmental Science – 4 credit hours

Environmental Science is intended as a basic survey course designed to provide the student with an understanding of ecological principles and processes. Students will develop their skills at scientific inquiry. Considerations of interactions of social, political, economic and scientific issues will be related to developing the skills necessary for survival in society and the biosphere.

Learning Outcome: Scientific Inquiry.

SOGR457, EVSC111, Thursday, 7/19/12-8/23/12, Greeneville

ENGL231 – Introduction to Film – 4 credit hours

Students will be introduced to the techniques and aesthetics of film and an overview of film industry. The course covers genre issues; compares studio, foreign and independent films; looks at aspects of film composition, and examines significant works by auteurs such as Alfred Hitchcock. Learning Outcome: Ethics of Social Responsibility.

SOGR458, ENGL231, Saturday, 7/21/12-8/25/12, Morristown

 

 

Special Offerings for Summer and Fall in Knoxville (No Comments)

Good Morning Everyone,

Today is Friday…YAY!  Hope everyone has a great weekend planned…the weather is suppose to be wonderful.  We wanted to let you know of some special offerings we have coming this summer and fall in Knoxville.  I have listed the course information below along with dates.  We are also very excited about offering the THEA – Introduction to Theatre course…this is the first time we have offered this course in Graduate and Professional Studies.  Please note…two courses are during the day.

EVSC111 – Environmental Science – 4 credit hours

Environmental Science is intended as a basic survey course designed to provide the student with an understanding of ecological principles and processes. Students will develop their skills at scientific inquiry. Considerations of interactions of social, political, economic and scientific issues will be related to developing the skills necessary for survival in society and the biosphere. Learning Outcome: Scientific Inquiry.

SK325 – EVSC111 – 4/19/12-5/24/12 – Thursday

SK334 – EVSC111 – 9/19/12-10/24/12 – Wednesday

 

PHED101 – Physical Fitness and Health for Adults – 2 credit hours

Designed to aid students in the development of a personal fitness program and to equip them with related wellness skills.

SK332 – PHED101 – 10/16/12-10/30/12 – Tuesday

 

PSYC102  – Psychology of Adjustment – 4 credit hours

This course is designed to facilitate the application of psychological principles and methods to coping with the challenges of everyday life. A variety of topics will be covered including personality, stress and stress management, social influence, gender roles and gender differences, interpersonal attraction, relationships and communications and the challenges of the workplace.  This course is meant, in a practical sense, to help students learn about themselves, their own adjustment and ways they can become happier and more productive individuals. Not a substitute for PSYC 101 in given majors. Learning Outcome: Self Knowledge.

SK331 – PSYC102 – 4/9/12-5/14/12 – Monday

SK333 – PSYC102 – 8/22/12-9/26/12 – Wednesday (DAY 9-1)

 

SOCI105  – Contemporary Social Issues – 4 credit hours

This course examines the social issues and problems confronting our world today. It will initiate a critical questioning of 1) what is a social problem? 2) how can we gain a sociological understanding of social problems? 3) what kinds of thinking should we avoid in our attempts to understand problems? 4) what are some causes of social problems? 5) what is the impact of race, class and gender on how we construct ideas of social problems? Learning Outcomes: Analytical Reading, Writing, Critical Thinking and Ethics of Social Responsibility.

SK326 – SOCI105 – 9/10/12-10/15/12 – Monday

 

THEA104  – Introduction to the Theatre – 4 credit hours

A survey course to acquaint the student with our cultural heritage in the theatre. Units covered include history, roles of various theatre artists, theories and structures of drama and the basic fundamentals and techniques of acting. Topics are covered through lecture, assigned reading and student participation. Offered every year. Learning Outcome: Analytical Reading.

SK335 – THEA104 – 5/17/12-6/21/12 – Thursday (DAY 1-5)

 

If you are interested in registering for a class, please contact your academic advisor.

Have a great weekend!

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