Schedule of Classes




2021 Fall: August 18 - December 14
San Diego (Hybrid)
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Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
BEHS 364 Alcohol in U.S. Society (3)
An interdisciplinary examination of the use and abuse of the drug alcohol from the perspectives of psychology, physiology, sociology, medicine, counseling, law, and public health. The aim is to examine current research and trends in the treatment of alcohol abuse and dependence (including prevention, assessment, and intervention) and to explore the history, etiology, effects, and current treatment practices. The effects of alcohol throughout the lifespan are explored in relation to gender, families, race, age, the workplace, and public safety.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
84983 3860 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 W 6:00P-9:00P Open San Diego (Hybrid)
Faculty: De Anda, Edward Syllabus Course Materials
BIOL 307 The Biology of Aging (3)
(For students majoring in both science and nonscience disciplines.) An overview of the biological basis of aging. The goal is to apply knowledge of the aging process to influence personal lifestyle choices, public health policy, and economic decisions. Topics include typical changes that occur in cells, molecules, metabolism, and structure during the aging process. The development and progression of several diseases associated with aging (including cancer, neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, osteoporosis, and loss of visual acuity and memory) are discussed with respect to the role of genes, proteins, and environmental influences. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BIOL 307 or BIOL 398V.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85277 3820 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 W 6:00P-9:00P Open San Diego (Hybrid)
Faculty: Brooks-Worrell, Barbara M Syllabus Course Materials
BMGT 364 Management and Organization Theory (3)
Recommended: BMGT 110. An examination of the four functions of management--planning, organizing, leading, and controlling--with emphasis on the application of management concepts and theories to achieve organizational goals. The aim is to develop strategies, goals, and objectives to enhance performance and sustainability. Topics include ethics, social responsibility, globalization, and change and innovation. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 364, TEMN 202, TEMN 300, TMGT 301, or TMGT 302.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85137 3815 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 T 6:00P-9:00P Open San Diego (Hybrid)
Faculty: Keim, Edmund A Syllabus Course Materials
CMIT 320 Network Security (3)
(Designed to help prepare for the CompTIA Security+ exam.) Prerequisite: CMIT 265, CSIA 302, or CompTIA Network+ certification. A study of the fundamental concepts of computer security and its implementation. The aim is to assess and mitigate risk, evaluate and select appropriate technologies, and apply proper security safeguards.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85098 3815 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 T 6:00P-9:00P Open San Diego (Hybrid)
Faculty: Misiaszek, Lorenia R Syllabus Course Materials
CMIT 351 Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials (3)
(Designed to help prepare for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification examination. Students will earn a Cisco-issued digital badge on the Acclaim credentials platform for successfully completing this course content.) Prerequisite: CMIT 265. A hands-on introduction to Cisco internetworking devices. Focus is on switching technologies and router operations that support small-to- medium business networks, including wireless local area networks (WLAN) and security concepts. The goal is to perform basic network configuration and troubleshooting, identify, and mitigate LAN security threats, and configure and secure a basic WLAN. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 498E, CMIT 350, CMIT 351 or CMIT 499D.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85643 3850 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 M 6:00P-9:00P Open San Diego (Hybrid)
Faculty: McCall, Grover C Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 300 Cybersecurity for Leaders and Managers (3)
(Designed in part to help prepare for the EC-Council Secure Computer User [CSCU] certification.) Prerequisite: Any CMIS, CMIT, CMSC, CMST, CSIA, DATA, IFSM, or SDEV course. Recommended: IFSM 201. A survey of the cybersecurity principles, practices, and strategies required by leaders and managers to become strategic partners in the establishment, management, and governance of an enterprise's cybersecurity program. The aim is to develop both an understanding of how cybersecurity supports key business goals and objectives and the "soft skills" necessary for success in a leadership or managerial role. Topics include the fundamentals of cybersecurity practices and principles; enterprise IT governance processes and security controls; data security; the information life cycle; intellectual property protections; privacy laws and regulations; security education, training, and awareness; and the need for cooperation and collaboration between business units and the organization's cybersecurity program.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85204 3810 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 M 6:00P-9:00P Open San Diego (Hybrid)
Faculty: Van Beuge, Douglas C. Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 310 Cybersecurity Processes and Technologies (3)
(Includes content designed to help in preparing for EC-Council Certified Incident Handler [ECIH] certification.) Prerequisites: IFSM 201 and WRTG 112 or equivalent. A study of the processes and technologies used to implement and manage enterprise IT security operations. The goal is to apply and integrate cybersecurity concepts and best practices with the principles of IT operations and management and to prepare for a government- and industry-recognized intermediate level cybersecurity certification (Certified Incident Handler). Topics include the essential management and operational activities (acquisition, deployment, and operations) required to secure IT technologies and business operations against a wide variety of threats and attacks.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85205 3855 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 T 6:00P-9:00P Open San Diego (Hybrid)
Faculty: Van Beuge, Douglas C. Syllabus Course Materials
ECON 201 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
An introductory study of the macroeconomy. The objective is to apply select macroeconomic theories to real-world situations. Discussion covers economic growth, technological innovation, unemployment, inflation, and the roles of monetary policy and fiscal policy in determining macroeconomic performance. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ECON 201 or ECON 205.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85245 3810 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 M 6:00P-9:00P Open San Diego (Hybrid)
Faculty: Amatya, Ramesh N Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 331 Finance for the Nonfinancial Manager (3)
Development of the financial skills needed by functional experts in human resources, marketing, production, and general management. The objective is to interpret finance and accounting documents and apply that information to sound business decision making. Topics include financial statements and forecasting, capital budgeting, project evaluation, working capital management, stocks and bonds, time value of money, and international financial management. Emphasis is on practical applications to facilitate informed discussions with business professionals for financial decision making. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 341 or FINC 331.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85249 3850 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 M 6:00P-9:00P Open San Diego (Hybrid)
Faculty: Amatya, Ramesh N Syllabus Course Materials
HRMN 300 Human Resource Management (3)
A basic study of the strategic role of human resource management. The objective is to apply knowledge of human behavior, labor relations, and current laws and regulations to a working environment. Topics include employment laws and regulations, diversity in a global economy, total rewards management, and training and development for organizational success. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 360, HRMN 300, or TMGT 360.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85253 3855 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 T 6:00P-9:00P Open San Diego (Hybrid)
Faculty: Burboa, Rogelio Syllabus Course Materials
IFSM 201 Concepts and Applications of Information Technology (3)
(Access to a standard office productivity package, i.e., word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software, required.) An introduction to data and the range of technologies (including hardware, software, databases, and networking and information systems) that provide the foundation for the data-centric focus of modern organizations. The objective is to apply knowledge of basic technical, ethical, and security considerations to select and use information technology (and the data that arises from technology) effectively in one's personal and professional lives. Discussion covers issues related to technology as a vehicle for collecting, storing, and sharing data and information, including privacy, ethics, security, and social impact. Applied exercises focus on the manipulation, analysis, and visualization of data and effective data communication strategies. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 301, CAPP 101, CAPP 300, CMST 300, IFSM 201, or TMGT 201.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85209 3865 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Th 6:00P-9:00P Open San Diego (Hybrid)
Faculty: Jones, Robin A Syllabus Course Materials
IFSM 441 Agile Project Management (3)
Prerequisite: IFSM 438. An advanced study of agile project management methods for software development. The objective is to apply agile practices to better manage projects characterized by complexity and uncertainty with responsiveness and adaptability and to consider alternative approaches to managing projects by matching the approach to the characteristics of a project. Topics include estimation techniques; the scrum (software development) process, i.e., inspect, adapt, and improve; and dealing with organizational impediments to adoption.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85096 3825 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Th 6:00P-9:00P Open San Diego (Hybrid)
Faculty: Jones, Robin A Syllabus Course Materials
STAT 200 Introduction to Statistics (3)
An introduction to statistics. The objective is to assess the validity of statistical conclusions; organize, summarize, interpret, and present data using graphical and tabular representations; and apply principles of inferential statistics. Focus is on selecting and applying appropriate statistical tests and determining reasonable inferences and predictions from a set of data. Topics include methods of sampling; percentiles; concepts of probability; probability distributions; normal, t-, and chi-square distributions; confidence intervals; hypothesis testing of one and two means; proportions; binomial experiments; sample size calculations; correlation; regression; and analysis of variance (ANOVA). Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 202, BEHS 302, BMGT 230, ECON 321, GNST 201, MATH 111, MGMT 316, PSYC 200, SOCY 201, STAT 100, STAT 200, STAT 225, or STAT 230.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85320 3865 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Th 6:00P-9:00P Open San Diego (Hybrid)
Faculty: Kaiser, Frederick G Syllabus Course Materials
WRTG 112 Academic Writing II (3)
(The second course in the two-course series WRTG 111-WRTG 112. Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Continued practice in reading, writing, and critical thinking with an emphasis on research and argumentation. The goal is to implement strategies for analyzing ideas and rhetorical techniques in academic texts and for conducting academic research. Focus is on writing an argumentative research paper that synthesizes information and ideas from multiple sources and demonstrates critical thinking, varied rhetorical strategies, proper source documentation, and effective language use. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ENGL 101, ENGL 101X, WRTG 101, WRTG 101S, WRTG 101X, WRTG 112, or WRTG 112X.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85065 3825 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Th 6:00P-9:00P Open San Diego (Hybrid)
Faculty: Fazzolari, Benton J. Syllabus Course Materials
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