Professional Studies

Courses

PRST 211 Computer Applications for Professionals 3.0 Credits

Through lecture-demonstrations, hands-on labs, independent study assignments, and case study analysis, students are challenged to use critical-thinking, data analysis and problem-solving techniques to develop cost-efficient and effective solutions to realistic professional problems using computer-based business application software. Students should possess a basic level of computer proficiency before taking this course.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

PRST 212 Creative Studies in the World Wide Web 3.0 Credits

This course prepares professionals with an understanding of the process of developing creative, functional Web sites. Concentrating on the creative flow of the design process, the course uses Adobe Dreamweaver as the medium for development. Students should possess a basic level of computer proficiency before taking this course.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

PRST 303 Interpersonal Skills for Virtual Teams 3.0 Credits

This course will introduce students to the dynamics of virtual teamwork and will allow students to experience first-hand the opportunities and challenges associated with operating in a virtual environment.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

PRST 330 Career & Professional Development 3.0 Credits

This course explores the literature of careers including preparation, organizational entry, orientation, nontraditional careers, and early, mid, and later career issues. The course provides students with opportunities for assessment of interests and capabilities, initiation and implementation of a personal development plan (PDP), and feedback on personal and career development.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

PRST 380 Advanced Special Topics in PRST 1.0-4.0 Credit

Covers special topics of interest in Professional Studies. This course may be repeated for credit.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 11 times for 12 credits

PRST 440 Policy Analysis 3.0 Credits

The course analyzes the entire process of policy agenda-setting, initiation, decision-making, implementation, evaluation and assessment. Students will be equipped with tools to analyze and understand the entire process of policy formation in any public or private enterprise. The skills developed in this course can be used in many professional fields.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman or Sophomore

PRST 450 Creative Leadership for Professionals 3.0 Credits

This course presents leadership as a collaborative focus for transforming change. Topics include the leadership crisis, differences between leadership and management, how leaders create and change culture, and ways in which leaders build creative, enduring organizations. In addition, the course is designed to help students develop their own leadership potential.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman or Sophomore

PRST I199 Independent Study in PRST 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

PRST I299 Independent Study in PRST 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

PRST I399 Independent Study in PRST 0.5-6.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 11 times for 6 credits

PRST I499 Independent Study in PRST 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

PRST T180 Special Topics in PRST 1.0-4.0 Credit

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 11 times for 12 credits

PRST T280 Special Topics in PRST 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

PRST T380 Special Topics in PRST 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

PRST T480 Special Topics in PRST 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: GC-3690
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

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