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School of Professional Studies (SPS)

SPS 300    Systems Thinking and Problem-Solving in Complex Organizations    3 Hours

An introduction to the systems dynamics worldview, the characteristics of complex systems, and the process of using the systems thinking perspective to solve problems in business organizations. Colonnade/Statewide General Education Code K-SY

Prerequisite(s): 21 hours of Foundations and Explorations Courses, or junior status

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2020; summer 2020; fall 2020; spring 2021; summer 2021; fall 2021; spring 2022; summer 2022; fall 2022

SPS 395    Special Topics in Professional Studies    3 Hours

A detailed study of a specialized topic in professional studies.

Restriction(s): Enrollment limited to students with a semester level of Junior or Senior.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

SPS 399    Independent Study in Professional Studies    1-3 Hours (repeatable max of 6 hrs)

Individual research, literature review or professional development project in a specific area of professional studies, in close cooperation with supervising faculty.

Recent Term(s) Offered: summer 2020

SPS 400    Foundations of Global Citizenship    3 Hours

An examination of the practice of global citizenship, the connection between the global and the local, common values, and shared challenges and benefits. Colonnade/Statewide General Education Code K-LG

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2020; summer 2020; fall 2020; winter 2021; spring 2021; summer 2021; fall 2021; spring 2022; summer 2022; fall 2022

SPS 495    Workplace Readiness and Professionalism    3 Hours (repeatable max of 3 hrs)

Completion of a culminating portfolio of workplace readiness and professionalism activities, events, projects, and research related to the CEBS Student Success Academy. Requirement for the Interdisciplinary Professionalism and Success Certificate. If repeated, course content will be revised to reflect student’s progress through the Student Success Academy.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None