The following course descriptions are listed by department and do not imply the order in which courses are to be taken.
BSAD 240 (Legal Environment I)
- Surveys law and society. Orients students to the judicial systems of the United States and the legal remedies and mechanisms at their disposal. Compares and contrasts both civil and equitable court functions through the illustrations of common law contracts, torts, criminal law, property law, and the administration of decedents' estates. Fall annually at Venango.
CIS 217 (Application of Microcomputers) 3 credits
- Introduces the basic concepts of microcomputers and software applications. Includes commonly available software packages and graphics. No prerequisite.
CMST 113 (Public Speaking) 3 credits
- Introduces the long tradition of public speaking, examines the role of public speaking in a multicultural world, applies the principles of research, organization, and delivery to preparation and presentation of speeches, presents techniques students can use to combat stage fright, teaches applications of listening and critical thinking skills, and provides coaching for delivering a minimum of three in-class speeches designed for a variety of contexts. Each Semester.
ECON 211 (Principles of Macroeconomics) 3 credits
- Introduction to macroeconomics, national income analysis, money and banking, monetary and fiscal policies, inflation, unemployment, and international finance. Fall annually at Venango.
ENG 111 (Writing II) 3 credits
- Emphasis on development of critical thinking through analytical and argumentative writing and introduces students to research writing. Each Semester.
HPE 111 (Health & Wellness) 2 credits
- Focuses on wellness and health promotion. Emphasizes healthy behaviors in each of the five "Dimensions of Health" (mental, physical, social, emotional, environmental). Stresses skills and application of health knowledge for optimum wellness and disease prevention. Requirement for all students.
INDT 301 (Issues in Industrial Technology) 3 credits
- This capstone course to the Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Technology degree will prepare students for the career opportunities that exist upon graduation. Students will apply technical writing and present oral technical reports as they conduct research in the field of industrial technology. Problem solving activities related to industrial situations will be presented and analyzed, as well as current topics in industrial technology. Prerequisite: None. Offered each semester.
MATH 112 (Excursions in Math) 3 credits
- Acquaints students with the nature and scope of modern mathematics and its applications. Emphasizes concepts and understanding rather than acquisition of techniques. Prerequisite: C or better in MATH 050 or satisfactory score on the department placement examination. Each Semester.
MGMT 120 (Intro to Business) 3 credits
- Introduces/surveys the philosophical and historical background of business institutions. Emphasizes the full range of business functions as it relates to the overall framework of society. Each semester.
MGMT 320 (Management Theory & Practice) 3 credits
- Focuses on the development of management thought and its application. Includes planning, organizing, controlling, decision making, motivation, leadership, work groups and organizing change and development. Considers the domestic and international environments and changing societal values.
PHSC 112 (Basic Physical Science) 3 credits
- Intended for students not majoring in the sciences or mathematics, and does not presume any prior familiarity with the subject. Science and math majors will not receive credit for this course. Discusses the nucleus of the atom and radioactivity, fundamentals of electricity and simple circuits, and descriptive astronomy. Integrates experiments with the subject matter to develop theory from an experimental basis. Uses the Planetarium extensively in conjunction with the section in astronomy. No prerequisite. Each semester.