ACCT 1010 This introductory course covers the fundamental accounting concepts and principles which are used in a business environment. These concepts are consistent with generally accepted accounting principles. The phrase "generally accepted accounting principles" (or "GAAP" consists of three important sets of rules: (1) the basic accounting principles and guidelines, (2) rules and standards issued by FASB and (3) the generally accepted industry practices. The course explores the role of accounting as a primary business information system.
ADMS 1025 This course covers basic information on operating system software, word processing software and presentation software, students will be introduced to the internet, including ethics and security, information literacy and navigating an online platform.
ENGL 1150 This course emphasizes the process of writing expository and persuasive essays using effective writing skills and a variety of research techniques. Also included in the course content are critical reading and logical reasoning.
Meets MnTC Goal 1 - PREREQUISITES: Students having one of the recommended placement assessment scores, or a grade of ?C-? or higher in READ 150 and ENG 150
EXER - 1000: Introduction to Human Performance Studies
EXER 1000 Introduction and orientation to the fields of and related to physical education, sports management and exercise science. Includes an overview of aims, objectives, values, issues, qualifications and opportunities in related professions as well as a brief historical perspective of sport as an industry. Prerequisites: None.
EXER 1065 This course examines thoughts, emotions, and feelings associated with performing one's best in sport and other areas. Topics covered include: realizing potential; performance goals; motivation; mental readiness; distraction control; group dynamics; injuries and rehabilitation; depression, eating disorders and substance abuse; and age and gender issues.
EXER - 1045: Organization and Management of Sports
EXER 1045 Designed to introduce students to the functions of management and practical use of management skills as they relate to sporting activities and events. Includes basic study of organization, budget, legal aspects and leadership.
EXER 2275 This course is designed to give students an understanding of marketing theories and practices relative to the sports industry. Specific topics include: public relations, promotions, special events, fundraising, licensing and merchandising, market research, pricing, sales, sponsorship and consumer behavior as it applies to the marketing sport or marketing products through sport.
EXER 2295 This course examines how sport is affected by society, and how society is affected by sport; ethical and moral issues in sport for athletes, coaches, administrators, staff personnel and media; and legal considerations in roles related to sport.
PSYC 1105 This general psychology course is an introduction and overview of the scientific study of behavior and experience. It includes topics like the history of psychology, research methods, perception, learning, human development, intelligence, motivation, social perception and group behavior, and psychological disorders.
EXER 2285 All sporting events take place in some type of facility. This course examines the principles and skills needed to manage such sports facilities and the events within them servicing schools, colleges, municipalities, private and public athletic clubs, fitness centers and professional sport organizations. This course provides students with information, skills and techniques that will be needed in the planning, development and management of existing sports facilities as well as facility development and maintenance to meet the objectives, goals, and mission of the facility.
EXER 2290 The purpose of this course is to provide students with an adequate background to ensure their comfort when dealing with legal issues surrounding sport. Students will learn of the inherent risk associated with sport management and administration. They will be provided with a history of legal arguments, defenses, and judgments in the sport arena.
SOCY 1010 This course embodies a survey of human relationships. This course will examine and explore both the practical side and the sociological side of human relationships. Topics include dealing with love, conflict, sexuality, parenting, relationship violence and gender roles. The focus of the course is to expose students to the cultural diversity of marriage and the family. To give students a fundamental understanding of the sociological perspective on this topic and apply a theoretical/historical perspective.
Meets MnTC Goal 5
SOCY 1110 This course covers the basic concepts and terminology used in sociological studies. Sociology is broadly defined as the study of human social organization and social behavior including its forms and consequences. It will focus on the characteristics of human group life as they relate to the structure of the social environment and its influence on the individual. This course is designed to introduce students to the theories, concepts and areas of inquiry that typically characterize sociological analyses. Students will have the opportunity to examine the ethical/dimensions and issues facing political, social, and personal life as it relates to the topics in Sociology. Students will explore their own citizenship and find ways to apply their ideas and goals to civic learning and service learning through embracing facets of human society and the human condition.
Meets MnTC Goal 5 and MnTC Goal 9
SPEE 1020 This course is intended to increase student?s awareness of the processes, models, and theories of interpersonal communication relative to relationships that impact people?s personal and professional lives. Through self-analysis and reflection, case studies, practical application, and critical thinking, students will examine the influence of communicative behaviors on themselves, their personal relationships, groups, and society. Concepts include self-esteem, self-fulfilling prophecies, perception, ethics, emotion, conflict, cultural awareness, language, nonverbal communication, social media, and listening. Meets Goal 7. Meets MNTC Goal 1 Fall 2016 and after.