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  • Organizational Communication | Top Online Bachelor and Master Degrees | Southwestern College - Professional Studies | Wichita, KS
    Organizational Communication Certificate can be completed in eight months or less with no prerequisites Individuals completing the Organizational Communication Certificate at Southwestern College may apply these 15 credit hours earned toward a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Business Quality Management Human Resource Development or Strategic Leadership or they can be applied as electives in other bachelor degrees offered by Southwestern College Professional Studies The Organizational Communication Certificate is offered in an Online format Courses are delivered in six week sessions to allow maximum flexibility for busy professionals Core Major Requirements BQM 310 Team Management This course examines teams and the impact of self directed teams on continuous improvement The focus will be on viewing the organization as a series of interactive teams with emphasis on the skills and knowledge essential to organizing teams evaluating data measuring progress plotting accomplishments and developing empowered teams COM 301 Professional Communication This course prepares learners to communicate effectively in business settings by helping them develop their written and oral communication skills The course focuses on traditional and Web based forms of communication used in business today including e mail letters memos reports proposals and presentations The course teaches learners to plan write and revise communications for a variety of audiences and in different mediums It also teaches learners to communicate with greater clarity economy of language and vigor as well as how to communicate professionally with employees customers and hiring managers Learners will participate in interactive online activities and complete real world assessments that help them produce evaluate and improve their own written oral and multimedia communication skills Prerequisite ENGL102 A final grade of C or higher for this course is required for learners to enroll in the capstone course HRD 330 Microsoft Office Applications What are the Microsoft Office applications typically used by organizations What are these applications major capabilities and how can they work together to extend human resource capabilities for the benefit of an organization Learners study and apply major functions and features associated with Microsoft Word Excel PowerPoint Outlook and OneNote Learners examine how the various applications major components and tools work together and explore how to configure and use them effectively OMGT320 Managing Group Dynamics Learners in this course will examine individual and group behavior within the context of the organizational design and culture Learners gain theoretical and practical knowledge for understanding topics such as motivation leadership management decision making group process and conflict resolution STL 302 Self Awareness and Personality Traits This course is designed for learners to enhance their self awareness and creativity and identify their leadership style It requires learners to evaluate and enhance their personal leadership skills and develop a personal model of leadership Apply Online TODAY Learn More Today Program Level None Bachelor s Master s Doctorate Certificate Guest Select a Major None Cyber Crime Investigation Emergency Planning Enterprise Risk Management Executive Accounting Executive Leadership Executive Quality Management Homeland Security Lean Six Sigma Operational Leadership Organizational Communication Rural Healthcare Leadership Accounting

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  • Psychology | Top Online Bachelor and Master Degrees | Southwestern College - Professional Studies | Wichita, KS
    met Additionally learners will conduct research and report on career potentials within their major field careers for which they are potentially most qualified and a specific career and career path of interest resulting from their research Foundation Requirements CORE101 Developing Academic and Professional Strengths How does higher education help create the type of person that businesses want to hire Learners will explore the answer to this question and in doing so help lay the foundation for academic and professional success Each learner will develop a core set of skills needed to be both an effective college student and a successful professional in the 21st century workplace Learners will develop and practice practical strategies with which to become more efficient and effective learners while also developing higher order learning skills to reflect on critical issues relevant to both academic and professional environments such as personal responsibility and ethics CORE110 Information Literacy This course is designed to provide learners with the skills that are fundamental to becoming an information literate professional who can locate evaluate organize and communicate information The abundance and rapid flow of data requires skill development in the understanding of information resources accessing information sources determining the credibility of Internet information logically organizing sources and finally presenting the information professionally ENGL101 Composition 1 This course helps learners develop writing skills that are transferrable to any academic or workplace writing task The course guides learners through the process of planning drafting revising editing and proofreading academic and workplace writing Learners will develop skills necessary to craft coherent sentences and paragraphs to edit editing their writing for proper spelling grammar and punctuation They will learn about narrative structure and techniques as well as the elements of successful argumentation and persuasive discourse This course also guides learners through every stage of the research process Learners will develop a research plan conduct research organize and draft a research paper and then revise edit and proofread that research paper ENGL102 Composition 2 This course builds on the thinking and writing skills introduced in Composition 1 Learners will write critical argumentative essays based on their interpretations of nonfictional texts including literary film and cultural texts and in doing so will recognize the role of rhetoric in the writing situation as they craft persuasive discourse In doing so they will learn methods of questioning analyzing and evaluating their own beliefs as well as the perceptions and perspectives of others These methods of critical thinking are intended to improve the quality and organization of learners writing for any purpose including academic and workplace purposes In addition to writing essays learners will develop more advanced research strategies as well greater proficiency in APA style Prerequisite ENGL101 COM 125 Speech This course helps learners majoring in any discipline strengthen communication skills essential for success in academics and the workplace Learners will focus on listening evaluating and delivering spoken discourse based on audience and purpose Learners will evaluate why some people are more effective than others as public speakers analyze

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  • Master of Science in Security Administration | Top Online Bachelor and Master Degrees | Southwestern College - Professional Studies | Wichita, KS
    analysis are also examined MSA 515 Physical Security Planning and Vulnerability Assessment This course emphasizes real world concepts principles and processes for building security and safety design including assessing needs and working with security consultants Security design concepts security evaluation and planning building hardening security technology and biochemical and radiological protection are covered Conducting vulnerability assessments of physical protection systems from start of planning through final analysis including senior management briefing is examined MSA 520 Administration of Information Security This course provides a management review of information security issues and a thorough treatment of the administration of information security Topics such as planning for contingencies policy and programs models and practices risk management threats protection mechanisms personnel security law and ethics and project management are studied MSA 560 Security Law Learners in this course will review the legal rights available to security officers corporations partnerships and individually owned businesses for the protection of their property from employee and customer theft It also discusses the legal rights of and responsibilities of security personnel and merchants as they pertain to theft and lawful arrest Negligence intentional torts agency contracts alarms damages authority of private citizens probable cause arrest search and seizure interrogation use of force by the private citizen deprivation of rights and entrapment are also examined MSA 565 Organizational Security Investigations The primary concentration for this course covers the essentials of private and public investigations with the comprehensive study of the investigative process tools of investigations and types of investigations A thorough examination of fraud detection employee theft embezzlement accounting improprieties compliance investigations internal controls and safeguards to prevent fraud information access and control strategies and legal issues in corporate investigations are also reviewed Other covered areas include surveillance and undercover violent crimes property crimes controlled substances and drug offenses terrorist activities computer crime and private sector investigations MSA 570 Homeland Security Defense and Administration This course provides a comprehensive overview of America s homeland security system including key federal state local and private organizations Policy issues technologies legislation preparedness recommendations and trends are analyzed Threat assessments critical infrastructure protection weapons of mass destruction cyber terrorism business preparedness and emergency response and public protection are covered as well MSA 575 Best Practices and Special Issues in Homeland Security Learners in this course will examine the current ability of national state and local agencies to respond to terrorism Lessons learned and best practices from past emergencies and terrorist events are reviewed to identify preparedness and mitigation methods Individual and local government preparedness response and practices are covered MSA 580 Terrorism Perspectives and Consequence Management Learners in this course will thoroughly examine the complex issues surrounding terrorism via a discussion of theories domestic and international threats of terrorism motivations for terrorism and a review of the various religious ideological nationalistic and ethnic movements taking place around the world Consequence management is studied with a review of the incident management system federal response plan weapons of mass destruction effects mass casualty decontamination crime scene

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  • Security Management | Top Online Bachelor and Master Degrees | Southwestern College - Professional Studies | Wichita, KS
    groups in the United States There is also a conceptual overview of terrorism which progresses to a focused discussion of the terrorists investigation of the nuances of the terrorist trade and concludes with a final analysis of modern terrorism CAPS495 Senior Capstone Learners will be required to develop a professional portfolio that demonstrates their knowledge skills and abilities in their major discipline Particular attention will be given to the presentation of evidence and artifacts from their major courses as well as recent research relevant to their major courses and their specific program outcomes The purpose of the final portfolio project is to document learner achievement and to ensure learning outcomes are met Additionally learners will conduct research and report on career potentials within their major field careers for which they are potentially most qualified and a specific career and career path of interest resulting from their research Foundation Requirements CORE101 Developing Academic and Professional Strengths How does higher education help create the type of person that businesses want to hire Learners will explore the answer to this question and in doing so help lay the foundation for academic and professional success Each learner will develop a core set of skills needed to be both an effective college student and a successful professional in the 21st century workplace Learners will develop and practice practical strategies with which to become more efficient and effective learners while also developing higher order learning skills to reflect on critical issues relevant to both academic and professional environments such as personal responsibility and ethics CORE110 Information Literacy This course is designed to provide learners with the skills that are fundamental to becoming an information literate professional who can locate evaluate organize and communicate information The abundance and rapid flow of data requires skill development in the understanding of information resources accessing information sources determining the credibility of Internet information logically organizing sources and finally presenting the information professionally ENGL101 Composition 1 This course helps learners develop writing skills that are transferrable to any academic or workplace writing task The course guides learners through the process of planning drafting revising editing and proofreading academic and workplace writing Learners will develop skills necessary to craft coherent sentences and paragraphs to edit editing their writing for proper spelling grammar and punctuation They will learn about narrative structure and techniques as well as the elements of successful argumentation and persuasive discourse This course also guides learners through every stage of the research process Learners will develop a research plan conduct research organize and draft a research paper and then revise edit and proofread that research paper ENGL102 Composition 2 This course builds on the thinking and writing skills introduced in Composition 1 Learners will write critical argumentative essays based on their interpretations of nonfictional texts including literary film and cultural texts and in doing so will recognize the role of rhetoric in the writing situation as they craft persuasive discourse In doing so they will learn methods of questioning analyzing

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  • Master of Arts in Teaching | Top Online Bachelor and Master Degrees | Southwestern College - Professional Studies | Wichita, KS
    as it impacts teaching and learning in the classroom They will examine ways to provide equity in education for all students EDUC601 Seminar An introductory and exploratory course for those considering education as a career The course is designed to assist each prospective teacher in gaining a valid and comprehensive knowledge of what is involved in a teaching career Emphasis is placed upon use of Blackboard IQ Web program assessments field experiences Praxis II exams and personal involvement in planning an effective and successful career in education EDUC602 Education Foundations This course explores the historical philosophical and social foundations of education to guide interaction with all students colleagues parents and community members in a manner that demonstrates respect for them as persons as well as guide instruction educational practices and decision making to support policies practices and legal requirements that promote student welfare and development EDUC603 Educational Psychology Learning Theories This course explores concepts and distinctions imperative to apply learning theories from theory to practical application Each theory is uniquely derived from a time period and vision of the theorist Each learning theory will allow students to explore how to properly implement the theory and use it as an instructional process Through the in depth analysis students will have a better understanding on how to improve classroom practice and student learning EDUC604 Content Area Literacy A course on content based literacy designated to encompass study skills concept development reading comprehension strategies and critical thinking This course presents the area of reading demands of content subjects and the need shown by a diverse population of students This course will serve as a basis for new teachers to demonstrate their knowledge and enable higher order thinking to be present in schools today This course focuses on each aspect of reading but more specifically on comprehension Reading interpretation and visualization will be key components to have cohesion exist among content areas within education EDUC605 Teaching in the Content Areas Course will assist prospective teachers in developing the skills necessary for utilizing teaching strategies in the middle and secondary school environment Students will study new and traditional methods in teaching middle and secondary education Special attention will be given to research in selecting materials use of proper strategies assessment delineating information and cooperative learning EDUC606 Teaching Methods Course focuses on the development of professional teaching skills for the secondary and middle school teacher including a personal philosophy of education classroom management procedures a discipline plan instructional methods and strategies program course unit and lesson planning awareness of current trends in education and assessment evaluation strategies During this semester students complete their professional portfolio and make application for student teaching placement This course is taken immediately prior to student teaching Field Experience EDUC607 Student Teaching Clinical experiences in the public schools for teacher licensure candidates Student teaching is a 14 week full time teaching experience Concurrent enrollment with EDUC 609 Or EDUC608 Restricted Licensure Practicum This course provides restricted licensures students with supervised practica throughout

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  • Pastoral Studies | Top Online Bachelor and Master Degrees | Southwestern College - Professional Studies | Wichita, KS
    understanding between author the text the reader s and the community in which these materials come together Recommended prerequisite THEO200 THEO401 Theological Systems and Issues This course provides a brief review of theological method and a survey of well known modern systems of Christian thought including process liberation feminist and neo orthodox evangelical theory Recommended prerequisites THEO301 and 302 THEO415 Denominational Heritage and Structure This course is designed to assist students in the knowledge of their chosen denomination as it relates to the universal Church Independent research and personalized instruction will be part of the learning process THEO454 Practicum in Ministry Foundation Requirements CORE101 Developing Academic and Professional Strengths How does higher education help create the type of person that businesses want to hire Learners will explore the answer to this question and in doing so help lay the foundation for academic and professional success Each learner will develop a core set of skills needed to be both an effective college student and a successful professional in the 21st century workplace Learners will develop and practice practical strategies with which to become more efficient and effective learners while also developing higher order learning skills to reflect on critical issues relevant to both academic and professional environments such as personal responsibility and ethics CORE110 Information Literacy This course is designed to provide learners with the skills that are fundamental to becoming an information literate professional who can locate evaluate organize and communicate information The abundance and rapid flow of data requires skill development in the understanding of information resources accessing information sources determining the credibility of Internet information logically organizing sources and finally presenting the information professionally ENGL101 Composition 1 This course helps learners develop writing skills that are transferrable to any academic or workplace writing task The course guides learners through the process of planning drafting revising editing and proofreading academic and workplace writing Learners will develop skills necessary to craft coherent sentences and paragraphs to edit editing their writing for proper spelling grammar and punctuation They will learn about narrative structure and techniques as well as the elements of successful argumentation and persuasive discourse This course also guides learners through every stage of the research process Learners will develop a research plan conduct research organize and draft a research paper and then revise edit and proofread that research paper ENGL102 Composition 2 This course builds on the thinking and writing skills introduced in Composition 1 Learners will write critical argumentative essays based on their interpretations of nonfictional texts including literary film and cultural texts and in doing so will recognize the role of rhetoric in the writing situation as they craft persuasive discourse In doing so they will learn methods of questioning analyzing and evaluating their own beliefs as well as the perceptions and perspectives of others These methods of critical thinking are intended to improve the quality and organization of learners writing for any purpose including academic and workplace purposes In addition to writing essays learners will develop

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  • Executive Leadership | Top Online Bachelor and Master Degrees | Southwestern College - Professional Studies | Wichita, KS
    global organizations Emphasis is placed on applied practical projects while focusing on topics facing today s leaders in human resource management change management decision making communication and diversity issues that include generational differences Course Requirements MBA 500 Organizational Behavior Human Resource Management LEAD 520 Leadership Coaching LEAD 565 Knowledge Based Leadership LEAD 560 Leading Change in Organizations MGMT 505 Project Management Fundamentals Admission Requirements Anyone interested in completing the Executive Leadership Certificate may complete a Southwestern College Professional Studies Graduate Application for Admission The five courses comprising the Executive Leadership Certificate can be completed in eight months or less in convenient six week classes with no prerequisites Individuals completing the Executive Leadership Certificate at Southwestern College may apply all of these 15 credit hours earned toward a Master of Science degree in Management or a portion of the credit hours towards a Master of Business Administration or a Master of Science in Leadership Apply Online TODAY Learn More Today Program Level None Bachelor s Master s Doctorate Certificate Guest Select a Major None Cyber Crime Investigation Emergency Planning Enterprise Risk Management Executive Accounting Executive Leadership Executive Quality Management Homeland Security Lean Six Sigma Operational Leadership Organizational Communication Rural Healthcare Leadership Accounting Business Administration Business Quality Management Computer Programming Technology Criminal Justice Early Childhood Education Elementary Education General Studies Healthcare Administration Human Resource Management Information Systems Management RN to BSN Operations Management Pastoral Studies Psychology Security Management Strategic Leadership Accountancy Business Administration Education with a Major in Curriculum and Instruction Education with a Major in Special Education Education with a Major in Special Education Adaptive Education with a Major in Special Education Functional Leadership Management Security Administration Teaching Education Guest First Name Last Name Phone State None Alabama Alaska American Samoa Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida

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  • Financial Resources | Top Online Bachelor and Master Degrees | Southwestern College - Professional Studies | Wichita, KS
    need More Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant for student s whose parent or guardian died as a result of military service in Iraq or Afghanistan after September 11 2001 More Federal TEACH Grant One of the few Federal grants that is not dependent on financial need To determine if you are eligible for the grant take Southwestern s Teach Entrance Counseling To receive the grant you must be admitted to the Southwestern College teacher education program and plan to teach in a qualified school More State of Kansas State scholarships are available to Kansas residents who complete the FAFSA by the state priority application receipt deadline of APRIL 1 For a comprehensive list of state programs including a full explanation of eligibility requirements visit the Kansas Board of Regents website Students from states other than Kansas should contact their state legislator and or state regents association A few states have scholarships that can be used at colleges outside the state Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship designed to assist financially needy academically competitive students who are identified as members of certain ethnic racial groups More Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship requires an obligation to practice as an LPN or RN in the State of Kansas and work for a sponsor who is licensed by the State of Kansas in a health care field More Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship a merit based service obligation scholarship program providing assistance to students who wish to teach or currently teach in state designated hard to fill disciplines or underserved geographic areas More Southwestern College Professional Studies Students Two scholarships for new undergraduate learners are available Private Resources Southwestern College maintains an index of scholarships that local regional and national organizations advertise directly to our students This site is organized alphabetically and by deadline and also contains links to other reputable scholarship search websites The United Methodist Church Southwestern College is affiliated with The United Methodist Church The Wesleyan tradition encourages critical thinking about faith Consequently Methodists have always supported higher education by providing places for students to learn and by providing them with scholarships to support their learning Two areas of the United Methodist organization offer scholarships typically to students who have been active members of a United Methodist church for at least one year The General Board of Higher Education Ministry manages scholarships for both graduates and undergraduates and the United Methodist Higher Education Foundation supports additional scholarship programs including the popular United Methodist Dollars for Scholars program Apply Online TODAY Learn More Today Program Level None Bachelor s Master s Doctorate Certificate Guest Select a Major None Cyber Crime Investigation Emergency Planning Enterprise Risk Management Executive Accounting Executive Leadership Executive Quality Management Homeland Security Lean Six Sigma Operational Leadership Organizational Communication Rural Healthcare Leadership Accounting Business Administration Business Quality Management Computer Programming Technology Criminal Justice Early Childhood Education Elementary Education General Studies Healthcare Administration Human Resource Management Information Systems Management RN to BSN Operations Management Pastoral Studies Psychology Security Management Strategic Leadership Accountancy Business Administration

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