Courses

Latin America: A Regional History

Course Prefix: 
HI
Course Number: 
336
Course Credits: 
3

An overview of the development of Latin America from the arrival of the indigenous population to the present day. The focus will be on the diversified culture of the region, its role within the Western Hemisphere, and its relationship with the United States. Prerequisite: sophomore or departmental permission.

Latin America: A Regional History

Course Prefix: 
HI
Course Number: 
336
Course Credits: 
3

An overview of the development of Latin America from the arrival of the indigenous population to the present day. The focus will be on the diversified culture of the region, its role within the Western Hemisphere, and its relationship with the United States. Prerequisite: sophomore or departmental permission.

Major Themes in American History

Course Prefix: 
HI
Course Number: 
200
Course Credits: 
3

A thematic survey of the political, economic, cultural development of American civilization from its inception to the present time. Themes will include the colonial experience, the development of the American nation, the national schism, American expansion, the evolution of American foreign policy, the American reform impulse, the growth of presidential power and American diversity.

Methods of Financial Investigation & Research

Course Prefix: 
IP
Course Number: 
352
Course Credits: 
3

An examination of the tools and some of the financial background used by accountants and others in identifying financial fraud. Included is the examination of various types of records (bank, personal, etc.), which are at the center of financial investigation and analysis. Although some attention is paid to “white collar” crime, the course emphasizes the technical aspects involved in the investigation of financial crimes and the analysis of financial data necessary to make a financial case. Prerequisite: sophomore or departmental permission.

Methods of Research and Analysis

Course Prefix: 
IP
Course Number: 
250
Course Credits: 
3

An integrated lecture and applications course that will develop basic skills in writing for intelligence, analysis, presentation and technology. Prerequisite: IP 150.

Ohio History

Course Prefix: 
HI
Course Number: 
318
Course Credits: 
3

Examines the history of Ohio from pre-colonial times to the present. Prerequisite: sophomore or departmental permission.

Organized and White Collar Crime

Course Prefix: 
CJ
Course Number: 
335
Course Credits: 
3

Course provides the student with a realistic understanding of organized and white-collar crimes in the United States as well as the globalization of both types of activity. The history, business, and attempts by the government to fight both types of crimes will be explored. Prerequisite: sophomore standing or departmental permission.

Politics and the Media

Course Prefix: 
PO
Course Number: 
345
Course Credits: 
3

This course examines the relationships between the press, news media and political decision-makers. Emphasis is on the impact the media has on government and society. Prerequisite: sophomore or departmental permission.

Public Administration: Concepts and Practices

Course Prefix: 
PO
Course Number: 
325
Course Credits: 
3

This course examines the the field of public administration. It introduces the student to public service through current administrative theories and their application to public bureaucracies. Emphasis is placed on practices to improve the quality of public sector administration. Topics include: budgeting, personnel administration, non-profit sector management and performance measurement. This course is especially designed for students interested in public sector employment. Prerequisite: sophomore or departmental permission.

Public Policy in America

Course Prefix: 
PO
Course Number: 
313
Course Credits: 
3

This course examines public policy and the policy making process at all levels of government. Emphasis is on the roles of various participants in the executive and legislative branches as well as private individuals and groups. Prerequisite: sophomore or departmental permission.

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