Prior Learning Assessment Course Subjects

Culture

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Advanced Organizational Management   (MAN-425)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Advanced Organizational Management addresses the role of organizational culture in enabling the successful leader to be the architect of organizational change. From a leaders perspective, the course examines organizational culture including, creation of organizational values, alignment of vision and goals, creating an ethical organizational culture, and succession planning. It also discusses the role of culture in introduction of new strategies, how to enable open communication for empowerment, and the role of organizational culture in implementing change. Advanced Organizational Management has four general goals to introduce the concept or organizational culture and its relationship to leadership, to define the role of culture in strategy and related organizational activities, to highlight the importance of cultural considerations by leaders in change management, and to expand students skill in understanding and applying cultural considerations to organizational situations.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Define and analyze organizational culture, and assumptions shaping it and how it emerges.
  • Explain the importance of understanding organizational culture and ethical considerations from a leader's perspective.
  • Identify and analyze ways that an organization's culture shapes behavior of those working within it.
  • Compare mechanisms a leader can use to facilitate organizational cultural creation and/or change including communication approaches.
  • Evaluate the relationship between organizational culture, strategy, vision, and goals.
  • Evaluate the relationship between organizational culture, strategy, vision and goals.
  • Describe what succession is and explain how culture impacts an organizations plan for succession.
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The Jewish Woman   (REL-387)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
The role of the Jewish woman in religion, history, community life, and culture. Influence of surrounding cultures and problems of today.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Examine the lives of Jewish women during the biblical period and their journey towards rabbinic ordination.
  • Identify the Jewish law regarding sexuality and marital relations.
  • Analyze the experience of women in the context of Jewish history, culture and law.
  • Explore how modern culture affected Jewish women's community, social and political activism.
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Tissue Culture & Animal Virolo   (ANS-441)   3.00 s.h.  
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The principles of isolation, cultivation, and maintenance of animal cells in vitro, and the application of cell culture techniques in virology. 
Introduction to Anthropology   (ANT-101)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Introduction to Anthropology studies culture as the expression of human values, behavior, and social organization in its unique and varied forms throughout the world, past and present. The course attempts to document that diversity and to demonstrate the inherent logic of each culture in the light of the problems people need to solve and the environments to which they must adapt.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Discuss the relationship between culture and the individual.
  • Analyze the factors involved in culture change.
  • View your own culture, as well as contemporary social problems, against a broad cross-cultural background.
  • Explain basic concepts and define terms used by cultural anthropologists.
  • Describe procedures used by anthropologists in studying cultures.
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Native North Americans II   (ANT-311)   3.00 s.h.  
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Concentration by each student on a particular Indian society and culture. 
Peoples of Latin America   (ANT-354)   3.00 s.h.  
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Native cultures and social structures of Latin America. Pre- Columbian backgrounds, European infulences, the contemporary situation. 
Principles of Otolaryngology   (APH-121)   3.00 s.h.  
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Includes: diagnostic and Labyrinthine tests, measures auditory acuity, ear irrigation, equipment sterilization and setup, specimen culture, surgical assistance, hearing aid evaluation. 
Asian Studies II   (ASS-302)   3.00 s.h.  
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Continued study dealing with the survey of modern history, economics, politics and cultures of the Pacific Basin region. 
Southeast Asian Studies I   (ASS-310)   3.00 s.h.  
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Survey of the history, economics, politics and cultures of the Southeast Asian region. 
Southeast Asian Studies II   (ASS-311)   3.00 s.h.  
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Continued study dealing with the survey of the history, economics, politics and cultures of the Southeast Asian region. 
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