During the upcoming spring 2016 semester, the online SCS courses taught by Kay McLennan include:
- Economics for Non Majors [CSEC-1000-10 – A completely online course.] Students enrolled in this course will study the basic theories and techniques of both microeconomics and macroeconomics. Microeconomics is the study of individual actors in the economy, including households, business firms, and governments. Macroeconomics is concerned with the behavior of the entire economy, including total output, total employment, and the overall price level.
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- Organizational Behavior [BSMT-3340-10 – A completely online course.] This course is an introduction to how organizations function. The student will develop abilities to diagnose and respond more flexibly in organizations they participate in and explore and reflect critically on key themes in modern organizations. Major emphasis is placed on teams, globalization and diversity, interpersonal and group communication, organizational cultures and negotiating the fit between the individual and the organization.
- Introduction to Marketing [BSMK-3200-10 – A completely online course.] A study of our present-day marketing system from a managerial point of view. Subjects covered include products, consumers, promotion, channels of distribution, market research, pricing, marketing, feasibility analysis, marketing law, and international marketing. The majority of class time is spent e-discussing solutions to marketing cases by the application of marketing principles.
- Economics of Health and Wellness [HLWL-3600-10 – A completely online course.] Starting with a review of basic economics concepts, this course provides an introduction to the application of economic theory to the field of health and wellness. In particular, students will study the individual as a producer of health/wellness and as a consumer of healthcare services. Also, the role of physicians, hospitals, insurance providers, and the government in the health and medical care marketplace will be examined. Finally, the role of universal insurance and international comparisons of the efficiency and effectiveness of health care systems will be studied.