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GEN 299X. Introduction to Undergraduate Research. (Cross-listed with BIOL 299X) Cr 2-6. F.S.SS. Identify a research opportunity on campus and conduct guided research under the supervision.

GEN 351X. Principles of Domestic Animal Genetics . (Cross-listed with AN S 351X) (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: BIOL 211, BIOL 212, and STAT 101 or 104.  Foundation of genetics, genomics, and statistical concepts in domestic animal populations.

GEN 466X. Molecular and Genome Evolution. (Cross-listed with BIOL 466X). (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: BIOL 315, BIOL 313 or GEN 313. It is now possible to sequence and study genomes with astonishing precision and depth. Every day brings new discoveries about life, about genomes, about the molecular evolution of organisms and their genomes, and how these features are shaped by the evolutionary processes of drift and selection. Explore fundamentals of gene and genome evolution, and how these processes are shaped by ecological context and organismal history.

GLOBE 330X. Global Health Disparities. (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: Junior classification. Historical and contemporary factors contributing to disparities in health outcomes for persons disadvantaged by income, location, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and abilities. Analysis and evaluation of health promotional materials, such as campaigns, and community-based interventions focused on reducing global health disparities .
Meets U. S. Diversity Requirement.

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HCM 301X. Introduction to the US Healthcare Industry. (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.SS. Prereq: Sophomore classification. Overview of the US healthcare delivery system for healthcare managers. Study of the theoretical basis for the system, its history and development, the resources that comprise it, as well as its overall planning, organization, management, evaluation, quality, professions, and its major health policy issues. Examine procedures of how healthcare policy is developed at the federal and state levels, considers the influence of all constituencies in policy formation, and compares existing policy and policy formation in other countries to the U.S. Explore how the healthcare policy environment affects the work of healthcare managers. 

HCM 302X. Economics for Healthcare Managers. (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S. Prereq: Sophomore classification. Explore the economic influences and underpinnings of the healthcare delivery system. Examine the importance of economics in health care decisions, both demand and supply-side factors, and how third-party payers and public policy influence consumption and production of healthcare. Introduction to evaluation of clinical outcomes using cost-effectiveness and other decision-analysis tools. Other topics include asymmetry of information, comparative healthcare systems, and healthcare policy. 

HCM 303X. Healthcare Quality Management. (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S. Prereq: Sophomore classification. The manager’s role in improving healthcare quality and outcomes, including clinical and organizational improvement, and quality improvement practices. Explore how healthcare delivery systems can better measure outcomes from both patient and organizational perspectives. Analysis of quality improvement programs and examination of their adaptability to the healthcare environment.

HD FS 387X. Applying Evidence Based Practices in Human Services. (3-0) Cr. 3. F S. Prereq: HD FS 224, 226, 227, 234, or Psych 230. Exploration of evidence-based practices in human services. Exposure to and practice of the skills required to work with individuals and families in engagement, needs assessment, development of human services interventions, and data-based progress monitoring evaluation phases of human services. Practical strategies such as motivational interviewing and behavioral techniques will be covered.

HG ED 552X. Introduction to Higher Education in the United States . (3-0) Cr. 3. Overview of higher education in the United States, including a brief history, the functions, organization, external influences, funding, and the major issues impacting postsecondary institutions today.

HG ED 572X. Resource Management in Higher Education. (3-0) Cr. 3. F. An examination of resource management in higher education. Planning, allocation, and administration of financial, human, and physical resources in colleges and universities.

HG ED 663X. Community College Students. (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Comprehensive understanding of students in American community colleges while enhancing research skills and a scholar-practitioner approach to working with students. Examine the curricula in place that serve a diverse student population with different educational objectives. Examine student types found in comprehensive community colleges including transfer, career & technical, adult basic education, and English language learners.

HIST 322X. History of Modern Imperialism. (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: Sophomore Designation. Introduction to the theoretical, interpretive, and chronological elements of modern imperialism during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; the relationships between the colonizing world of the Global North and the colonized world of the Global South. Topics include but are not limited to political and economic theories; historical critiques; constructions of race, gender, and sex; imperial violence and colonial genocide; and cultural effects in the colony and the metropole.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

HORT 132X. Wedding and Event Floral Design (1-2) Cr. 2. F.S. Prereq: HORT 131. Principles of design and proper mechanics for ceremony flowers, reception flowers, personal flowers, bridal bouquets, and event florals. Flower and plant materials that are commonly used in the event industry. Plan, design, cost, order, and create florals for a wedding, then present as the final project for implementation.

HORT 233X. House Plants and Interiorscaping. (1-2) Cr. 2. F.S. Basic introduction to indoor houseplants and interiorscapes. Understand plant selection, identification, maintenance, and problem solving. Learn current houseplant trends, commercial interior plant design, and installation. A beneficial course for students with an interest in house plants, retail plant sales, Interiorscaping, event design, or gardening.

HSP M 358X. Economics for Senior Living Management. (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: HSP M 248X. Overview of supply and demand, product/service development, consumption, and financials of the senior living industry from a management perspective.

HSP M 393CX. HSP M Workshop: Innovations in Chocolate I. (2-2) Cr. 3. F.S. Introduction to the usage of chocolate in the food industry. Properties of chocolate and how to utilize to create chocolate-based recipes and mold chocolate shapes. Learning activities to apply theoretical concepts and gain experience in chocolate melting, tempering, and mixing techniques. Lectures are online.

HSP M 420X. Fairs, Festivals, and Events Management. (Cross-listed with EVENT 420X). (3-0) Cr. 3.  Prereq: HSP M 320 or EVENT 320. Examine current issues within fairs, festivals, and special events. Emphasis placed on the evolution of exhibitions and events to modern day fairs and festivals, along with the processes necessary for operating fairs, festivals, and special events.

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I E 420X. Engineering Problem Solving with R. (Dual-listed with I E 520X). Cr. 3. S. Prereq: An introductory statistics course: Stat 231 or equivalent. Statistical analysis and engineering problem solving using R programming language. Data manipulation. Exploratory data analysis. Statistical quality assurance. Basic statistical analysis. R Markdown. Simulation. Conditional expressions, loops, and functions. Matrices. High level data visualizations. Data extraction from text. Optimization. Logistic regression. High performance computing tools. Project required for graduate credits.

I E 422X. Design and Analysis Applications for System Improvement. (1-6) Cr. 3. F. Prereqs: Credit in I E 222, I E 271, I E 305, I E 361, and credit or enrollment in I E 413; OR permission of instructor. A team-based design project that is large and open-ended drawing from previous IE courses. Application of engineering design including process improvement methods to produce solutions while considering realistic constraints . Can be used as capstone design experience or as engineering topic elective.

I E 444X. Micro/Nano Scale Additive Printing . (Dual-listed with I E 544). (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: I E 348 or equivalent manufacturing engineering course. Introduction of physical theory, design, analysis, fabrication, and characterization of micro/nano scale fabrication and manufacturing systems; introduction of micro/nano scale additive manufacturing; and deep understanding of additive printing for micro/nano scale applications. Focus on the fabrication/manufacturing of important types of microstructures used in micro/nano devices using additive printing, and the techniques and tools used to characterize them. Students are expected to finish a team projected related applying additive printing experimentally or theoretically to the design of a sensor.

I E 520X. Engineering Problem Solving with R. (Dual-listed with I E 420X). Cr. 3. S. Prereq: An introductory statistics course: Stat 231 or equivalent. Statistical analysis and engineering problem solving using R programming language. Data manipulation. Exploratory data analysis. Statistical quality assurance. Basic statistical analysis. R Markdown. Simulation. Conditional expressions, loops, and functions. Matrices. High level data visualizations. Data extraction from text. Optimization. Logistic regression. High performance computing tools. Project required for graduate credits.

IND D 565X. STEM Literacy, Social Justice and Critical Thinking. (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: For Juniors, seniors, and graduate students. The importance and the role of Technological and Engineering Literacy in the society past, present, and the future. Definitions, history, the important role and place of social justice and why technological and engineering literacy are connected to social justice and related areas. We will be reading book chapters, leading research papers, and will connect to the ideas and development at the national and international efforts in this area.

I E 592X. Advanced Analytics Projects. (1-2) Cr. 3. Prereq: Graduate standing in Industrial Engineering or permission of instructor . Practical experience in data analytics and decision modeling, along with communication and teamwork, through the development and completion of an industry project. Application of descriptive and prescriptive analytics methods to formulate and solve a complex engineering analytics problem. Development of decision support skills including problem definition, model building, data visualization, and extraction of managerial insights.

INTST 250X. The World’s Regions in a Global Context . (3-0). Cr. 3. F.S. Comparative study of the world's regions beyond North America (Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East) within the context of globalization and regionalization. Framework for understanding how environmental, demographic, political and socio-cultural relationships in each region are affected by geographic connections. Exploration of how these relationships will shape future regional geographies.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

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JL MC 414X. Digital Newsroom. (1-4) Cr. 3. F. Prereqs: Jl MC 344 or 346 or 347; C+ or better in JL MC 202 or JL MC 206.  Fundamentals of digital content creation for use in online news service. Emphasis on reporting, writing and editing skills with additional training in digitizing content. Includes production of photography, slide shows, audio production, video production and blogs.


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KIN 294AX. Practicum in Adult Fitness Assessment: Techniques and Interpretation . Cr. 1-6. F.S. Prereq: KIN 258. Introduction to principles and techniques involved in conducting and interpreting physical fitness assessments in adults. Students interested in gaining practical experience in health coaching should enroll in the associated practicum course (KIN 294B). Satisfactory-Fail.

KIN 294BX. Practicum in Adult Fitness Assessment: Supervised Experience . Cr. 1-2. Repeatable. F.S.SS. Prereq: KIN 258; KIN 294A (or concurrent enrollment) . Conduct and interpret physical fitness assessments with adults. Protocols for assessing aerobic, muscular fitness, and flexibility, and will have opportunities to practice and refine these skills in supervised adult fitness settings. Satisfactory-Fail.

KIN 466X. Exercise for Mental Health . (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereq: KIN 366, or senior status in Psychology, or Instructor permission. Understand the state-of-the-knowledge of the mental health benefits of physical activity both in the prevention and in the treatment of clinical mental health and other psychological conditions. Focus on boththe neurobiological bases of mental health disorders and the effects ofexercise on these factors. Practical approach to encouraging changes inphysical activity across populations suffering from psychological disturbances as part of treatment.

KIN 474X. Music and Neuroscience. (Cross-listed with MUSIC 474X). (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: KIN 372 or permission by instructor. Understanding how music is processed in the brain and the implications for healthy care and education. Online discussions about how music changes all aspects of the brain from neurotransmitters to cortical reorganization.

KIN 491X. Undergraduate Teaching Experience. Cr. 1-2. F.S.SS. Prereq: Junior/Senior status and permission of instructor. Undergraduate teaching assistant opportunity in Kinesiology.

KIN 573X. Impact of Physical Activity on Healthy Aging. (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: KIN 355, KIN 358, KIN 366, KIN 372 or equivalent, or permission of instructor. Issues of aging from multiple kinesiological perspectives, such as the role of physical activity on brain health, on muscle health, on bone health, and on emotional health. Presentation of research article by students, and discussion; or research articles. Guest professors will present within their area of expertise and lead the discussions. Each student will complete a major writing assignment and verbal presentation in which a review of literature on a related topic will be presented.

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LAS 345X. Innovation and Entrepreneurship I. (1-0) Cr. 1. F. Prereq: Permission of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Introduction to the entrepreneurial mindset and key concepts related to innovation and entrepreneurship. Application of principles through case studies, group work and direct mentoring. Opportunities for experiential learning with LAS mentors, entrepreneurs, and alumni.

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M E 280X. Design and Analysis of Cyber-Physical Systems. (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: ENGR 160 or equivalent; PHYS 221. Introduction to the basic concepts of cyber-physical systems (CPS); physical and cyber considerations and constraints for design, analysis, performance monitoring and control of human-engineered physical systems; basic concepts of sensing, information processing and feedback actuation. Substantial hands-on computer programming activity relevant to CPS applications.

MATH 139X. College Algebra Supplement. (1-0) Cr. 1. Prereq: Satisfactory performance on placement assessment, 2 years of high school algebra, 1 year of high school geometry. Corequisite with MATH 140. Math concepts to provide supplemental assistance with course topics of MATH 140. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

MATH 149X. Discrete Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences Supplement. (1-0) Cr 1. Prereq: Satisfactory performance on placement assessment, 2 years of high school algebra, 1 year of high school geometry. Corequisite MATH 150. Math concepts to provide supplemental assistance with course topics of MATH 150. Satisfactory-fail only.

MATH 403X. Intermediate Abstract Algebra. (Dual-listed with MATH 503X). (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereq: C or better in MATH 301 or permission of department. Not open to students with credit in MATH 504 or MATH 505. Properties of groups and rings, subgroups, ideals, and quotients, homomorphisms, structure theory for finite groups. PIDs, UFDs, and Euclidean Domains. Field extensions and finite fields. Selected applications.

MATH 503X. Intermediate Abstract Algebra. (Dual-listed with MATH 403X). (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereq: C or better in MATH 301 or permission of department. Not open to students with credit in MATH 504 or MATH 505. Properties of groups and rings, subgroups, ideals, and quotients, homomorphisms, structure theory for finite groups. PIDs, UFDs, and Euclidean Domains. Field extensions and finite fields. Selected applications.

MATH 619X. Commutative Algebra. (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: MATH 505. Detailed study of commutative rings with applications to number theory and algebraic geometry, including prime ideals, Going Up and Going Down theorems, exact sequences, modules of fractions, primary decomposition, rings of integers, dimension theory.

MATH 623X. High-Dimensional Probability and Linear Algebra for Machine Learning. (Cross-listed with E E 623X). (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: MATH 510 or MATH 507; E E 523 or STAT 542. Key topics from non-asymptotic random matrix theory: Bounds on minimum and maximum singular values of many classes of high-dimensional random matrices, and on sums of a large number of random matrices. Chaining. Other linear algebra and probability concepts commonly used in Theoretical Machine Learning research. Discussion of recent papers in this area.

MGMT 381X. Managing Family Businesses. (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: Sophomore classification. Introduction to the important role family businesses play in the domestic and global economies and to the complex challenges and opportunities family businesses and the family members and other people involved encounter. Explore and identify best practices for successfully managing family businesses.

MGMT 470X. Leadership and Change Management. (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.SS. Prereqs: MGMT 370 or MGMT 371. Practical application of leadership skills required in today's evolving business environment, including the need to effectively manage change. Understand how leaders are able to inspire and lead their peers, direct reports, as well as themselves. Explore methods and activities that support leaders in creating a culture that supports and inspires change within an organization. Examine the most current thinking in the area of leadership and change management and how that thinking translates into implementing successful practices within an organization.

MGMT 474X.  Employee Compensation and Benefits. (3-0) Cr. 3 F.S. Prereq: MGMT 471. Basic strategies, structures, and decisions involving employee compensation and benefit programs, including how these can be used to optimize financial, relational, and societal returns. Prepare management and human resource professionals on this important topic and also to give other future employees a comprehensive look at this key part of the employer/employee exchange dynamic. Provide understanding for individuals to competently manage and negotiate their own compensation lifecycle - from hire, to promotion, job change, and retirement.

MGMT 475X. Employment Law for Human Resources. (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S. Prereqs: ACCT 215; MGMT 471. Fundamentals of U.S. employment law necessary for human resource management. Topics include sources of employment law, classification of workers, lawful hiring practices, liability arising from harassment and discrimination, worker’s rights and duties, employment contract issues, and lawful termination of an employee.

MGMT 476X. Talent Management. (Dual-listed with MGMT 576X). (3-0) Cr. 3. SS. T alent management, similar to human resources and/or human capital management, with a more strategic and integrated flavor. Emphasis on what practicing managers need to know about managing talent. Topics include the importance of strategic and evidence-based approaches to managing and making decisions about human capital (talent); recruiting and retaining talent; selecting talent, including evaluating specific selection methods with regard to their reliability, validity for predicting both performance and potential, fairness et cetera; legal and diversity issues in managing talent; managing talent in groups and teams; evaluating or assessing talent (both performance and potential); managing the performance of, and providing feedback to, talent; developing talent and identifying and developing potential; and managing talent derailment risk. Scientific, systematic, and evidence-based perspective with appreciation for the practical demands.

MGMT 481X. Nonprofit Management . (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereq: Junior classification or above. Executives in nonprofits are recognizing the need to incorporate contemporary management skills into their organization and connect their organizations to related business. Executives in for-profit businesses interact with the nonprofit sector in business operations or in service as a board member for a nonprofit organization. Management practices that can be applied across lines in both nonprofit organization and for-profit businesses. Focus on the strategy, governance, management and leadership of nonprofit organizations and explore how this sector fits into the business landscape.

MGMT 520X. Corporate Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Technology Management. (Cross-listed with ENTSP 520X). (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.SS. Prereq: Graduate classification. Management of venture creation and innovation at large and established organizations. New ideas, concepts, and techniques on how to stimulate and exploit innovative activities to make established firms not only more responsive and flexible, but also more proactive and opportunity-creating. Related approaches combine activities targeted at the individual, team, organization, industry, regional, national and global level. Introduction to how today's large and established corporations (1) identify, develop and exploit innovative opportunities, (2) manage product development processes, and (3) create, spin-in, spin-off and manage new innovative ventures. This case-based course introduces emerging, non-traditional, evidence-based approaches, such as agile product development, design-thinking, entrepreneurial leadership, entrepreneurial ecosystems, open innovation and blue-ocean strategies.

MGMT 523X. Leadership. (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: Enrollment in the MBA program or permission of instructor. Applied overview of organizational leadership and teamwork, with special emphasis on the ability to successfully influence in a variety of contexts. Areas of emphasis include: research to better understand the influence process; leadership, followership, and management as a process; change and how to better lead and manage change in organizations.

MGMT 560X. Leadership Development . (2-0) Cr. 2. S. Applies overview of organizational leadership leveraging a 360 leadership evaluation, with special emphasis on the ability to be successful in a variety of contexts. The 360 leadership evaluation will form the foundation to create a leadership action plan. This will great assist in increasing one’s leadership effectiveness as the students' strengths and weaknesses discovered.

MGMT 576X. Talent Management. (Dual-listed with MGMT 476X). (3-0) Cr. 3. SS. T alent management, similar to human resources and/or human capital management, with a more strategic and integrated flavor. Emphasis on what practicing managers need to know about managing talent. Topics include the importance of strategic and evidence-based approaches to managing and making decisions about human capital (talent); recruiting and retaining talent; selecting talent, including evaluating specific selection methods with regard to their reliability, validity for predicting both performance and potential, fairness et cetera; legal and diversity issues in managing talent; managing talent in groups and teams; evaluating or assessing talent (both performance and potential); managing the performance of, and providing feedback to, talent; developing talent and identifying and developing potential; and managing talent derailment risk. Scientific, systematic, and evidence-based perspective with appreciation for the practical demands.

MGMT 612X. Seminar in Micro Management Topics. (3-0) Cr. 3. Alt. F. Foundation in micro research including domains of organizational behavior(OB) and human resource management (HR). Discuss classic micro topics (e.g., job performance), as well as topics that exemplify recent advances within the OB/HR literatures (e.g., big data). Multiple levels of analysis and consider how micro topics complement other areas of management research (i.e., entrepreneurship and macro topics). Theory and empirical research within the applied context of the OB/HR environment. Emphasize a systematic and scientific approach to deepeningcollectiveknowledge and understanding of topics.

MGMT 620AX. Special Topics: Resources and Capabilities . (3-0) Cr. 1. S. Prereq: Graduate student enrolled in a PhD program. Provide students with a deeper content knowledge of foundational and contemporary research on organizational resources and capabilities. Concepts (e.g., resources, capabilities, sustainable competitive advantage, knowledge, etc.), theoretical frameworks (e.g., Resource-based Theory; Dynamic Capabilities; Resource-dependency Theory; Knowledge-based view), and relevant findings in this area of research. Multiple levels of analysis and consideration of how these topics emerge across different areas of management (micro and macro) and entrepreneurship research. Theory and empirical research embedded within the applied context of the management field. Emphasis on a systematic and scientific approach to deepening our knowledge and understanding of topics.

MGMT 620BX. Special Topics: Leadership. (3-0) Cr. 1. S. Prereq: Graduate student enrolled in a PhD program. Provide a deeper content knowledge of leadership. Review major behavioral styles of leadership, as well as leader-follower relationships and a variety of other current leadership issues. Multiple levels of analysis and consideration of how these topics emerge across different areas of management (micro and macro) and entrepreneurship research. Theory and empirical research embedded within the applied context of the management field. Emphasis on a systematic and scientific approach to deepening knowledge and understanding of topics.

MGMT 620CX. Special Topics: Groups and Teams. (3-0) Cr. 1. S. Prereq: Graduate student enrolled in a PhD program. Provide content knowledge of research in teams within the field of management, broadly defined. Covers research on teams from the perspective of the input-mediator-output-input model, which considers teams as complex, dynamic, and adaptive systems. Discussion of questions concerning composition and structure, processes and emergent states, and multilevel as well as temporal dynamics. Consideration of teams in students’ specific area of study (e.g., entrepreneurial teams, top management teams). Blend of theory and empirical research within the applied context of the management field. Emphasis on a systematic and scientific approach to deepening knowledge and understanding of topics.

MGMT 620DX. Special Topics: Crafting Research Ideas. (Cross-listed with ENTSP 620DX). (3-0) Cr. 1. S.Prereq: Graduate student enrolled in a PhD program. Role as a scholar is more than publishing research. The purpose of scholarship is to add to usable knowledge – which means knowledge that can be used to solve real-world problems. To publish an article, students need to convince other scholars of the quality of their research. To create usable knowledge, you need to solve a problem that managers face and communicate that solution to managers. Most managers do not read academic journals, so the publication of an article does not guarantee that anyone who needs the knowledge will find it. Introduction an ideal form of scholarship that Andy Van de Ven calls “engaged scholarship.” This form of scholarship requires the rigorous theory and methods but adds the additional component of connecting research to practitioners throughout the research process.

MGMT 620EX. Special Topics: Effective Academic Writing. (Cross-listed with ENTSP 620EX). (3-0) Cr. 1. S. Prereq: Graduate student enrolled in a PhD program. Provide skills and training necessary to navigate the professional landscape of the management and entrepreneurship fields. Discussion of effective academic writing, focusing on the discipline of management (but certainly applicable beyond this field). Blend of theory, research, and practice focused on understanding one's role as a scholar, the implications of scholarly work, and successful advancement through career stages.

MICRO 265X.  Predicting the Next Epidemic: Living in a One Health World . (2-0) Cr. 2. F.S. Prereq: High School Biology or Environmental Science . 8 week course. “One Health” concept as a relatively new approach to disease control, sustainability, and the consequences of environmental disruption. Interconnectedness of human, animal, and environmental health. Importance of scientists communicating with the general public about One Health topics, such as habitat loss, agricultural practices, and the spread of antibiotic resistant organisms.

MKT 454X. Entrepreneurial Marketing . (Cross-listed with ENTSP 454X). (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: MKT 340. Basic understanding of marketing for those interested in creating or working for a start-up or an innovation-oriented company or consultancy. Relevant to marketing roles in entrepreneurial firms across both B2B and B2C markets. Integrates theory and practice, and provides insight into how entrepreneurs take both strategic and tactical marketing decisions in uncertain business environments. For hands-on perspective, incorporates projects involving real-world marketing problems confronting start-ups, and guest talks from entrepreneurs and frequent case analyses.

MKT 484. Technology, Globalization and Culture. (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: Junior or senior classification. Cross-disciplinary examination of the present and future impact of globalization with a focus on preparing students for leadership roles in diverse professional, social, and cultural contexts. Facilitate an understanding of the threats and opportunities inherent in the globalization process as they are perceived by practicing professionals and articulated in debates on globalization. Use of a digital forum for presenting and analyzing globalization issues by on-campus and off-campus specialists.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

MKT 548X. Customer Relationship Management Strategy and Analytics. (3-0) Cr. 3. Irr. SS. Prereq: MKT 501.  Companies are shifting their focus from products to customers in response to increased globalization and intensity of competition in most markets. New technologies and tools that capture customer data in real time are now available because of the Internet revolution. These two trends in combination have opened up a new way of addressing customers and capturing value from customers--termed "Customer Relationship Management". Focus on the adoption of CRM practices and key strategies that contribute to improved customer and firm performance. Key topics covered include CRM definition and strategy, customer satisfaction and loyalty models, social media and customer engagement, retention and churn models, campaign management and customer value metrics and drivers. Use of customer databases and analytical modeling of important CRM outcomes.

MTEOR 433X. Meteorological Measurements Laboratory. (1-2) Cr. 2. S. Prereq: Credit or enrollment in MATH 266, PHYS 232. Principles of meteorological sensing and data analysis. Topics include thermometry, barometry, hygrometry, anemometry, precipitation measurements, radiometry, radar, remote sensing, visibility, and cloud height. Calibration and measurement uncertainties. Field trip to the National Weather Service. Emphasis on dataloggers and modern weather stations.

MUSIC 474X. Music and Neuroscience. (Cross-listed with KIN 474X). (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: KIN 372 or permission by instructor. Understanding how music is processed in the brain and the implications for healthy care and education. Online discussions about how music changes all aspects of the brain from neurotransmitters to cortical reorganization.

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NREM 483X. Science + Design: Interpretation of Natural Resources in Montana. (Cross-listed with ARTGR 483X). (1-4) Cr.3. F. Prereq: ARTGR 271 or BIOL 211 or graduate classification, and permission of instructor. Interdisciplinary service-learning. Design and production of natural resource related interpretive signs for Montana natural areas. Field-work experience followed by on-campus studio.

NREM 583X. Science + Design: Interpretation of Natural Resources in Montana. (Cross-listed with ARTGR 583X). (1-4) Cr.3. F. Prereq: ARTGR 271 or BIOL 211 or graduate classification, and permission of instructor. Interdisciplinary service-learning. Design and production of natural resource related interpretive signs for Montana natural areas. Field-work experience followed by on-campus studio.

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