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Police Organization and Administration   (AOJ-271)   3.00 s.h.  

Course Description
Police Organization & Administration. This course is a study of contemporary police principles and practices with an emphasis on accepted administrative methods for achieving law enforcement objectives. Basic organization and administrative decision are approached from the point of view of police chiefs, commanders, and administrators. Decisions concerning personnel, community relations, operations, administration, auxiliary and technical services, budgeting, records, research, and inspection are studied.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Identify the responsibilities of administrator/police executive positions.
  • Discuss the general principles of organization and modern management techniques
  • Discuss the application of administrative and leadership skills as related to the goals and purpose of police service.
  • Discuss the role of communication and ways to enhance the process
  • Identify the decision making process involved at various levels of a police organization
Supervision In Law Enforcement   (AOJ-272)   3.00 s.h.  
Examines the first line supervisor as an integral part of the total management team and as one of the cornerstones upon which successful operations rest. The course analyzes the role of the supervisor as a problem solver and as a key line in the communication process. Topics explored in the course are the supervisor's expanded responsibilities for planning, training, developing, and motivating employees, counseling; performance appraisal; decision making; and leadership. 
Facilities Operation and Management   (ATC-314)   3.00 s.h.  
Facility operation, extending beyond traditional operations or supervision of day to day traffic control. Prep for management through training/exposure to facility long-range planning by setting objectives, traffic forecasting, ID long-range resource ID needed improvements; budgeting; manpower scheduling; coordinator, monitoring technical performer; aviation safety; accommodating changes; cost management; administration support; obtaining authorized manpower; employee development; adverse actions; grievances/appeals; labor- management relations; learning to deal w/aviation community as well as local community. 
Essential Aviation Management   (AVF-365)   4.00 s.h.  
Management functions, profit orientation, regulatory impact, physical facilities, flight operations, maintenance, marketing and decision making. 
High Performance Aircraft Flight Crew Techniques   (AVF-423)   3.00 s.h.  
Instruction in advanced flight crew operations with emphasis on transition of the professionally qualified pilot into a highly skilled member of a flight management team. Course topics include cockpit resource management, high speed and high altitude transport aircraft flight techniques, turbine-powered aircraft operations, flight crew training techniques, utilization of advanced avionics, and programming of automatic flight control systems. 
Corporate and Business Aviation   (AVF-462)   3.00 s.h.  
Operation of a corporate flight department. Value of management mobility. Aircraft and equipment evaluation, maintenance, flight operations, administration, fiscal considerations. 
Consumer Lending   (BAN-161)   3.00 s.h.  
Designed to provide an overview of consumer credit operations, this course examines the role of consumer credit in overall banking operations. An understanding of the consumer credit function within a bank will be provided. Topics discussed include and overview of consumer credit, evaluating risks, consumer credit policy, the loan from application through documentation and closing, servicing and collecting loans, consumer compliance, portfolio management and marketing.  
Microcomputers in Banking   (BAN-174)   3.00 s.h.  
Introduction to Microcomputer Concepts and Technology Provides an introduction to microcomputers concepts, computer operations, operating system commands and primary application areas a PC can be used for in banking (spreadsheets, word processing, database management, data communications). Hands-on use of a PC with customized banking models reinforced newly acquired skills and provide carry-over effect for learned skills. 
Business in Society   (BUS-311)   3.00 s.h.  

Course Description
Analyzes the interrelationship and influences among business, society and government.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Evaluate, and set in an historic context, the respective roles of the public, business, and government as an interactive system in our society.
  • Outline a stakeholder management framework emphasizing the social and ethical responsibilities of business to both external and internal stakeholder groups.
  • Analyze how business ethics relates to various positions within a business hierarchy.
  • Hypothesize how ethical and moral considerations can be integrated into the decision-making process for managers within organizations.
  • Outline a plan to identify stakeholders and illustrate ways to incorporate their concerns into an organization's strategy and operations.
  • Analyze how changing workplace demands and the need for companies to downsize can be balanced with protecting the needs of workers.
  • Assess the influence of environmental forces, both economic and non-economic, on business and their impact on public values, expectations and demands. What influence do these forces have on political processes and in turn on corporations and other businesses?
  • Analyze how globalization, ecological concerns, and ethical norms affect corporate stakeholders.
  • Evaluate the social and ethical impact of business on society as a whole.
  • Defend the need for government regulation of business.
  • Justify the importance of business having social (as well as economic) responsibilities to society.

Available by TECEP exam.  
Computer Operations Management   (CAP-222)   3.00 s.h.  
Fundamental purposes and practices of managing computer operations. Administrative responsibilities, operations and clerical staff requirements. Considerations of standards, system evaluation, machine loading, input/output controls and vendor interface. 
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