New Start: More Classes Begin March 4

University College is offering a 10-week session, with classes March 4 through May 13, 2020.

Defy your doubts. There is no better time than now to begin working on a degree path, or finish a path you started, or take a course to advance in your career.

Our variety of course offerings and affordable tuition will get you where you want to go.

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Course Offerings

Health Care Administration I - HCA.415.91C

Prerequisites: None
Provides the foundation for health care management in an era of health care reform. The issues relate to the overview of emerging trends in the health systems, human resources, leadership, communication, decision making, marketing, quality assurance and financial management. This course is intended for the individual currently employed or interested in the health care field and functioning in the management system.
3 credits

Health Care Administration II - HCA.416.91C

Prerequisites: None
Builds upon the foundation provided in the Health Care Administration I course. Through discussion, readings, and two assigned written projects, the students cover topics inclusive of: an overview of the healthcare delivery system in the U.S., economics of health care, labor relations, legal issues, health planning, healthcare reform, and ethical issues in health care.
3 credits

Grant Writing - PA.411.91C

Prerequisites: None
Provides a working knowledge of the various sources of funds available to the grant writer as well as the terminology and the components (problem statements, objectives, methodology, evaluation, budget) of various funding applications and instruments. At the conclusion of the course the student will have the skills to do basic research for a grant proposal and to write a proposal.
3 credits

Introduction to Law and Legal Studies - PLS.100.91C

Prerequisites: None
Introduction to the law and the American legal system. Includes an introduction to legal research, legal writing and analysis, communication skills, law office administration, and legal and professional ethics. Basic concepts of substantive and procedural law, legal terminology, the functions of the courts and the role of attorneys, paralegals and other legal professional, will be stressed.
3 credits

Environmental Law - PLS.200.91C

Prerequisites: None
Analysis and overview of the major federal laws pertaining to environmental protection. Stress full understanding of the reasons and the substance of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1972, the Federal Clean Air Act, and the National Environmental Policy Act. Also provides an opportunity for analysis of the functions of the Environmental Protection Agency.
3 credits

Introduction to Psychology - PSYCH.100.91C

Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a course requirement in the Psychology Core Concentration
Introduction to the basic conceptual approaches through which psychology derives its intellectual form. Emphasis is placed upon the nature of scientific inquiry and its role in obtaining an understanding of human behavior. Exposure to various psychological theories, including Freudianism, behaviorism, social learning, and humanism.
3 credits

Social & Health Services and Family Systems - SHS.258.91C

Prerequisites: None
Provides an understanding of the therapeutic models used to assess and work with families. Content of discussions will center on assigned readings, videotapes, role plays, and special areas of interest brought into class. This course will benefit students who have contact with families in the social and/or health services field.
3 credits

Social & Health Services Policy - SHS.352.91C

Prerequisites: None
Provides a theoretical framework for the critical analysis of current social welfare and health care policies and their effects on the provision of services. Emphasis is placed on the political/ideological forces that shape these policies and on the effectiveness, efficiency, and accountability systems of various approaches to the allocation of resources and the provision of social and health care services. Students will learn how to engage in this critical analysis, including identification of how to personally participate in these systems, and how outcomes of policy directly impact individuals, particularly those in society who are among the more powerless and vulnerable.
3 credits

Social & Health Services Research Methods - SHS.454.91C

Prerequisites: None
Introduces principles of research methodology pertinent to health care and social service fields of practice in which Social and Health Services students are currently or will be employed. As such, the course focuses on the formulation and design of an independent research project related to practice.
3 credits

Digital & Social Media - STCOM.350.91C

Prerequisites: None
This course provides students with an introduction to the history, theory, technology, and uses of social media. Social media (such as Twitter, Facebook, blogging, etc.) are technologies that enable individuals to create, collaborate, and share messages with audiences of all sizes. Students will explore the best practices of social media including the limitations and possibilities and will have hands-on experience with several forms of social media technology. Those who complete this course will know how to use social media productively, and have a framework for understanding and evaluating new tools and platforms. Overall, students will become confident in using social media networks to engage with their prospective and current customers and accomplish their business goals.
3 credits

Production Planning - TLM.455.91C

Prerequisites: None
Examines the fundamentals of production such as analysis, planning and control, organization of production, forecasting and master production schedules, procurement, stock of production, stock control, routing, scheduling and dispatching, and quantitative methods.
3 credits

Tuition & Fees

University College provides a valuable education you can afford and we work to connect you with resources to get you the lowest possible cost, so you can earn your degree faster and for less money.

All March Term offerings are Online Courses (3 credits): $1,299.

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Military Benefits 

Members of the Armed Forces and their family members are eligible for discounted tuition rates and other benefits.

 

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