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lawyers walking through a court house and the start of the criminal justice system

According to Dictionary.com, criminal justice is “the system of law enforcement, involving police, lawyers, courts, and corrections, used for all stages of criminal proceedings and punishment.” People with a background in criminal justice have jobs ranging from police officer and corrections officer to forensic psychologist and criminal profiler. Are you interested in a criminal justice …

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Are you interested in expanding your interests into the administrative side of nursing? You may consider signing up for NUR 456 Leadership and Management in Nursing. In this course, students study the application of leadership and management concepts and theories; interprofessional communication and collaboration; and evidence-based strategies and inquiry within health care organizations. The Sigma …

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“SOC 240 Addictions in America is a great and timely course. The course was recently revised to reflect contemporary social realities and the different careers that relate to the many types of addictions currently afflicting American society,” says Ted Lehmann, faculty program director for the social sciences and human services. Addictions in America is a …

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Develop or deepen your financial accounting skills with the ACC 211 Financial Accounting course from Excelsior. Will Trevor, faculty program director for business and technology, says this course is beneficial to anybody who manages budgets, takes care of financial statements, or makes business decisions. “You will not only learn and understand accounting principles and processes, …

business communication

BUS 501 Business Communications focuses on the development of clear written communication and oral presentation skills. Students examine a variety of communication techniques, formats, and processes for sharing organizational information, and they explore the use of audiovisual and electronic media to enhance the quality of presentation and communication. According to eztalks, an online video conferencing …

material science, atoms

According to the science news website Science Daily, materials science is “an interdisciplinary field involving the properties of matter and its applications to various areas of science and engineering, including elements of applied physics and chemistry, as well as chemical, mechanical, civil and electrical engineering.” The course NUC 323 covers how materials are used in …

leadership courses, group working as a team

BUS 552 Leadership explores leadership from four different perspectives: the leader, the follower, the situation, and leadership skills. The main themes discussed in the course include: setting a vision, establishing culture, working through change, ethics and leadership, team building and empowering people, principles of leadership, leading a culturally diverse team of people, leading through difficulty, …

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According to the Encyclopedia Britannica, criminology is the scientific study of the nonlegal aspects of crime and delinquency, including its causes, correction, and prevention, from the viewpoints of such diverse disciplines as anthropology, biology, psychology and psychiatry, economics, sociology, and statistics. MCJ 600 Criminology explores how knowledge about criminality and antisocial behavior has developed over …

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Health Care Issues in Culturally Diverse Populations introduces students to the concepts of culture and cultural diversity as they relate to health care and the health care delivery system. Students explore religious, racial, ethnic, and other subcultures that exist in our society, and examine conflicts that often occur when differing cultures enter the health care …