Prior Learning Assessment Course Subjects

Government

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Modern European Governments   (POS-221)   3.00 s.h.  
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Study of the purposes, aims and objectives of modern European government in general, and of specific forms of government organization. 
Intergovernmental Policy   (POS-480)   3.00 s.h.  
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Comparative study of selected functions and problems of state governments and an examination of the role of state governments in the federal system. 
Contract Administration   (OPM-409)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Information relative to administering government contracts is provided including contract management and contract administration.

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

  • Information relative to administering government contracts is provided including contract management and contract.
  • Analyze the contractor performance for purposes of payment
  • Explain the difference between contract performance and material non-performance
  • Explain difference between government and commercial contracting
  • Explain difference between contracting and subcontracting
  • Explain the different types of contracts

 
International Banking   (BAN-281)   3.00 s.h.  
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Major topics covered in the course include an overview international trade and investments that are common to American business, government, and banking. The practices and processes developed by U.S. banks under the impetus of business and government are analyzed. Some topics covered are country risk assessment, correspondent relationships, money transfer, and foreign exchange. 
Stormwater Management   (CET-314)   3.00 s.h.  
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Intro. to principles, legal aspects, planning processes and engineering methodologies associated with the management of storm drainage in urban and urbanizing areas. This course will have applicability to: local government officials (engineers, planners, administrators)charged with managing storm water facilities; state and federal government officials charged with implementing and regulating storm water laws; and consulting engineers and planners representing developers in locales where storm water management is required. 
Computer Security and Information Theory   (CMP-401)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Information and coding, measurement and transmission of information, redundancy, noise, data bank security in government and industry, computer network weaknesses, data encryption.

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

  • Explain how information theory and coding theory are used to transmit information efficiently and accurately
  • Discuss the measurement and transmission of information
  • Explain the redundancy in information theory and noise
  • Discuss the solutions for data bank security in government and industry
  • Describe the computer network weaknesses
  • Explain the algorithms for data encryption.

 
The Media and Government   (COM-323)   3.00 s.h.  
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The quality of government news reporting and its effect on the media and journalists' First Amendment rights. 
Economics of the Public Sector   (ECO-323)   3.00 s.h.  
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Role of government in U.S. economy; federal expenditures, revenue, and debt; evaluation of government policy including analysis of taxes, grants, public services. 
Contemporary Economic Issues   (ECO-324)   3.00 s.h.  
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Application of principles to contemporary policy issues such as inflation, unemployment, international trade, the environment, government regulation. 
Energy Economics   (ECO-343)   3.00 s.h.  
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Economic analysis of energy problems. Critical examination of government energy policies. 
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