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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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The federal government requires colleges and universities to verify or confirm the data reported by students and their parent(s) on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Verification is confirmed when the information provided on a student’s FAFSA is determined correct through documentation. The verification process ensures that eligible students receive all the financial …

Genealogical professionals approach and solve difficult identity inquiries by thoroughly dissecting, analyzing, and reassembling complex genealogical problems. In GENE 350: Advanced Genealogical Research, students examine how to apply best practices and strategies to solve identity cases that are similar to the cases professionals would work on. Students work together, discussing ethical considerations, investigating difficult genealogical …

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Twenty-four-year-old Lauren Harlow never expected to find herself researching and writing about artifacts and historical documents at Historic St. Luke’s Church, the oldest church in Virginia. But, after her experience in Excelsior College’s history curriculum, and with encouragement from her Excelsior professor Robin Campbell, Lauren’s volunteer experience at St. Luke’s has helped her discover her …

The synergistic relationship of technology and society spans from the age of early man with the invention of simple tools, to the 15th century with the invention of the printing press, to modern times with the computer. TECH 230: Technology and Society covers technological change from historical, artistic, and philosophical perspectives and its effect on …