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New Courses for Summer 2020

New Courses for Summer 2020

If you are looking to get some extra credits during the summer take a look at these new options for summer 2020. Some of these classes are brand new and some have never been offered in the summer before. Check out the course descriptions and schedules below and talk to your advisor if you have any questions.

Ethics (only offered in summer)

AGEC 320 (Ethics in Agribusiness Agricultural Economics)

Introduction to ethical theories and frameworks used to discuss general ethical questions such as death, theft, and lying, followed by more specific agribusiness issues. Includes marketing claims, unhealthy foods, development of genetically-modified organisms, the controversy over hiring undocumented workers, and consolidation of agriculture into industrial production facilities.

Times: 6/1/20-8/7/20 Online

 

BADM 457 (Business Ethics Business Administration)

This course is a study of the ethical implications of managerial decisions. Topics covered include the responsibility of the organization to the individual and society, the role of the individual within the organization, and ethical systems for American business. The course provides an examination and assessment of current American business practices.

Times: 6/1-8/7 Internet

 

BLAW 457 (Business Ethics Business Law)

This course is a study of the ethical implications of managerial decisions. Topics covered include the responsibility of the organization to the individual and society, the role of the individual within the organization, and ethical systems for American business. The course provides an examination and assessment of current American business practices.

Times: 6/1-8/7 Internet

 

BLAW 592 (Business Ethics Business Law)

A course devoted to a particular issue in a specified field. Course content is not wholly included in the regular curriculum. Guest artists or experts may serve as instructors. Enrollments are usually limited with significant one-on-one student-teacher involvement.

 

Food law- (Online every other summer in even-numbered years, and face-to-face every other spring in odd-numbered years)

AGEC 366 (Food Law Agricultural Economics)

Introduce U.S. statutes, regulations, and court cases relating to food safety concerns, so students are prepared to handle real-world situations involving food safety. Students will gain an understanding of where and how to locate laws relating to food safety; the relationship between a statute, a regulation, and a court decision; and who has the authority to interpret them. The course also provides an overview of the interaction among federal and state food safety laws and the expanding role of international food standards.

Times: 6/1-8/7 Internet

 

Working Capital Management (only offered in the summer)

ENTR 492/592 (Working Capital Management Entrepreneurial Studies)

A course devoted to a particular issue in a specified field. Course content is not wholly included in the regular curriculum. Guest artists or experts may serve as instructors. Enrollments are usually limited with significant one-on-one student-teacher involvement.

Times: 6/1-8/7 Internet

 

FIN 492/592 (Working Capital Management Finance)

A course devoted to a particular issue in a specified field. Course content is not wholly included in the regular curriculum. Guest artists or experts may serve as instructors. Enrollments are usually limited with significant one-on-one student-teacher involvement.

Times: 6/1-8/7 Internet

 

Rural Real Estate (online every other summer in even-numbered years and face-to-face every other spring in odd-numbered years)

AGEC 473/473L (Rural Real Estate Appraisal Agricultural Economics)

Practices of rural real estate appraisal. The application of cost, market data, and income approaches to rural land and building appraisal are covered, including tax, loan, and other specialized rural appraisal procedures in developing the appraisal report. Field trips to rural areas are included as part of completing an actual appraisal.

Times: 6/1-8/7 Internet

 

Accounting 

ACCT 211 (Principles of Accounting II)

A continuation of ACCT 210 with emphasis on partnership and corporate structures, management decision-making, cost control, and other selected topics.

Times: 6/1-8/7 or 7/6-8/7 Internet

 

Management

MGMT 360 (Organization and Management)

This course is a study of management, including the planning, direction, controlling and coordinating of the various activities involved in operating a business enterprise.

Times: 6/1-8/7 or 7/6-8/7 Internet

 

MGMT 334 (Small Business Management)

This course applies business policies and procedures to the small business environment. As such, it is designed for students contemplating management or ownership of a small business. Topics include the nature of the entrepreneur, financing and ownership options, marketing, government regulations, taxation, inventory control and other relevant business functions.

Times: 6/1-7/2 Internet