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Personal Development

The personal development courses are intended to help students adjust to college life and to get the most from their college careers.

PRDV-100 Using Computers

Topics include basic operating concepts of computers and a hands-on introduction to their use for word processing, email, spreadsheet modeling, presentation graphics, library research, the World Wide Web and other uses on the Internet. Also discusses trends, projections and the impact of computers on society. 2 SH.

PRDV-104 Perspectives

A first-semester seminar focusing on a topic (often interdisciplinary) chosen by the individual instructor as appropriate to allow students to connect the academic content of the material to their growth and development as first-year college students. Recent examples have included American pop culture, the rights and responsibilities of citizenship, and the relationship of science and religion to human society. 2 SH. CC: Perspectives.

MGMT-102 Global Business Perspectives

An overview of business fundamentals, functional areas of business, business careers and opportunities provided by the Sigmund Weis School of Business. A case-based approach emphasizing teamwork and communication skills. A team presentation of case analyses to invited business executives is a key component and highlight of the course. 4 SH. CC: Oral Intensive, Perspectives, Team Intensive.