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Fall 2013 (14/1)

Business Communication

COS 333 91
Professor: Valerie Giroux

Day/Time: S 8:35 AM-10:55 AM
Room: TBA
Course Overview: Study and practice in the major forms of spoken and written communication in the context of businesses and other professional organizational settings.

Interest Groups and Lobby

POL 353 91
Professor: Arthur Simon

Day/Time: S 11:10 AM-1:35 PM
Room: TBA
Course Overview: Analysis of lobbying and political interest groups in the United States; history, current status, and present trends. The organizations, control, and finances of pressure groups, their characteristic practices, and their relationship to democracy. Also, lobbying by citizens and groups more broadly, including the role of campaign contributions.

Spring 2014 (14/2)

Gender Issues in Leadership

COS 391, Section 91
Professor: Valerie Giroux

Day/Time: S 8:35 AM-10:55 AM
Room: TBA
Course Overview:This class will explore case studies of innovative leaders analyzing their leadership styles comparing mean and women. We will also focus on communication styles and determine their power to motivate constituents and/or subordinates. We will study team development from men and women’s empowerment, as well their delegation and mentoring skills. Through the study of these leaders, students will then determine their own leadership styles and what they can do to prepare for advancement in their careers.
Class Note:For BGS /Continuing Studies Students Only

Public Administration & Policy

POL 321, Section 91
Professor: Arthur Simon

Day/Time: S 11:10 AM-1:35 PM
Room: TBA
Course Overview:Implementation is how government is done. Implementation is the link between the formulation of public policies and regulations by bureaucracies and networks of collaborative governance and the delivery of needed public services. The purpose of this course is to instruct students in the problems and processes in the implementation of public policy at an introductory level. To provide this instruction, this course will be divided into discussion of the three interlocking parts of governance—1) public policy making and processes of regulatory drafting, formalizing, and dissemination; 2) the implementation of policies and regulations at a federal, state, local, and firm level; and 3) public management by networks bureaucracies, non-governmental organizations, public corporations, and private firms.
Class Note:For BGS /Continuing Studies Students Only

Summer A - 2014 (14/3)

Business Communication

COS 333 91
Professor: Valerie Giroux

Day/Time: S 8:00 AM-2:15 PM
Room: TBA
Course Overview: Study and practice in the major forms of spoken and written communication in the context of businesses and other professional organizational settings.
Class Note:For BGS / Continuing Studies Students Only

Summer B - 2014 (14/4)

Non-verbal Communication

COS 318 91
Professor: Diane Millette

Day/Time: S 8:00 AM-2:15 PM
Room: TBA
Course Overview: Theory and application of selected areas of research in nonverbal communication is addressed. Discussion of environment, space, body movement, posture, eye contact, facial expression, vocal cues, and physical appearance is included.
Class Note:For BGS / Continuing Studies Students Only

Fall 2015)

Non-verbal Communication

COS 316 91
Professor: Velerie Giroux

Day/Time: S 8:35 AM-11:00 AM
Room: TBA
Course Overview: Techniques of discussion applied to goal-oriented, small group situations. Consideration is given to research methods, leadership, and conflict resolution. Theory is applied to active classroom participation. .
Class Note:For BGS / Continuing Studies Students Only