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  • Programs of Study - Biology
    students pursuing a B S in Biology Some projects have been developed by students themselves while others have participated in faculty led research Waldorf s Biology Faculty maintain active research projects and regularly include students to assist in the collection and analysis of data Some students have given presentations of their work at scientific conferences e g Iowa Academy of Science and others have published their work in peer reviewed journals e g Herpetological Review Examples of projects in which students have assisted include Independent Study We encourage sophomore and advanced freshmen biology students to complete an Independent Study Independent Study is similar to research in requiring students to apply what they have learned in class and labs in requiring students to think critically and independently and in teaching students how to ask good questions But it does not require the depth of planning thinking or analysis as research Students identify a question then work with a faculty member to design an effective way to answer it It may be a question or project that was completed and published years ago or the question may be one of the student s own choosing Students then work independently to run the experiments and gather the data that will provide the answers Either way this experience helps student to learn the process of science and to apply knowledge they have gained in class Examples of Independent Studies that sophomore students have completed include Effects of the Zone of Polarizing Activity ZPA as a Primary Organizer in Chick Embryos Effects of Selected Compounds on the Development of Chick Embryos Effects of Ultraviolet Light on the Development of Eggs and Larvae of Rana pipiens Observing the Action of Bacterial Flagella Effects of Pheromones on the Learning Behavior of Gerbils Morphological Analysis and Classification of

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  • Business
    Residential Academics Programs of Study Business Business Waldorf offers a traditional four year bachelor s degree in business The programs feature concentrations in management marketing and finance banking We believe in small classes with personal attention from qualified professors hands on interactive learning and a creative method of teaching that stresses critical thinking Real World Experience Benefits Internships provide students with opportunities to develop relationships and network with established business

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  • Curriculum & Courses
    pricing strategies channels of distribution promotion and issues in the management of the sales and marketing organization Each student prepares a marketing plan for a real world firm or activity BUS 315 Production and Operations Management 4 cr This course will survey the operations management functions in manufacturing and service industry firms An analysis of basic production operation systems will provide the principles necessary for managing the organization s productive processes BUS 321 Organizational Theory and Behavior 4 cr This course presents an overview of managing human behavior within organizations Topics that will be covered include individual behavior social behavior organizational process organizational structure and environment and organizational strategies Prerequisite BUS 310 or consent of instructor BUS 330 Business Communications 3 cr Development of critical communication skills used in business Informational exchanges include talking listening writing and soliciting feedback Included are organizational as well as interpersonal forms of oral and written communications BUS 340 International Business 3 cr Concepts and practices of doing business across national boundaries Students explore opportunities and risks of producing for and buying in international markets Topics include multinational enterprise foreign exchange trade barriers cultural variety industrial relations less developed countries global and regional cooperation ethics and selected contemporary issues BUS 344 Consumer Behavior 3 cr This course will be an overview of the consumer decision process analyzing the forces of economic demographics cultural influences social stratification reference groups and family influences of consumer behavior will be covered as well as high and low involvement decision processes BUS 395 Business Internship 8 cr A semester of supervised internship in a domestic or international environment tailored to the student s career interests in either finance and banking management or marketing This course will offer hands on work experience BUS 410 Business Law 3 cr A first course in law for the business practitioner Topics include U S Constitution and the Uniform Commercial Code crimes and torts courts and procedures contracts sales business organizations agency government regulation and property Major themes include legal research the international legal environment ethics and corporate responsibility The course concludes with a moot court in which students play the roles of plaintiff defendant counsel clerk of court judge and jury BUS 412 Human Resources Management 4 cr This course will study the policies methods and techniques that professional human resource managers create and implement to increase the effectiveness of the organization Emphasis will be on leadership and human relation skills Prerequisite BUS 310 or consent of instructor BUS 413 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management 3 cr An advanced management course focusing on independent entrepreneurship the start up business and the management of small businesses Special emphasis is placed on market financial and cash flow analysis as key elements of formal business planning and the family business Prerequisites BUS 310 312 313 BUS 415 Marketing Cases 3 cr A continuation of the first semester marketing course BUS 313 Marketing Cases is designed to address issues of market research pricing strategies channels of distribution promotion

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  • Faculty
    Goals Continuing Education Faculty Achievements Honors College Study Abroad Undergraduate Research Luise V Hanson Library Academic Affairs Office Registrar s Office Academic Achievement Center Disabilities Services Residential Academics Programs of Study Business Faculty Business Faculty Larry Hill Ed D Director of Business Online Program Online and Residential Adjunct Professor Online Learning Dawn Johnson M B A Professor of Business Business and Economics Frank Kovach M B A Professor Emeritus Business

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  • Programs of Study - Business - Highlights
    Honors College Study Abroad Undergraduate Research Luise V Hanson Library Academic Affairs Office Registrar s Office Academic Achievement Center Disabilities Services Residential Academics Programs of Study Business Highlights Highlights Trips Abroad Students have the opportunity during their B A program studies to travel overseas for 2 or 3 weeks learning both the cultural and economic characteristics of the country Past trips have included London Ireland and Brazil Internships Faculty and staff work with students to secure an internship that matches their interests in locations convenient for them Recent students have found themselves at Winnebago Industries Principal Financial and the State of Iowa Field Trips Students take field trips to companies to gain valuable interaction and observation that take place with this type of on site learning Career Center Assistance is offered to students at the Freshman level to assess personal interests career options and choice of a major Sophomores explore careers internship placement and transfer options Juniors and Seniors get assistance in resume writing job interviewing career choices and internships An alumni network is maintained to provide resource people for career information Visit the Career Center website for more information Graduate School Entrance Personalized instruction from Waldorf faculty helps with

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  • Chemistry
    Courses CHM 131 General Chemistry I 4 CHM 132 General Chemistry II 4 BIO 120 General Biology 4 BIO 220 General Zoology 4 BIO 222 General Botany 4 MTH 203 Calculus I 4 CHM 241 Organic Chemistry I 4 CHM 242 Organic Chemistry II 4 PHY 221 General Physics 4 PHY 222 General Physics 4 BIO 340 Microbiology 4 Chemistry Courses CHM 121 Chemistry in Society 3 cr Survey of the impact and importance of chemistry on our lives including topics such as food energy pollution genetics and medicine Note This course does not meet the general chemistry requirement for pre professional programs and it does not meet the core lab science requirement CHM 131 General Chemistry I 4 cr This is the first course of a two semester sequence that is the prerequisite to all advanced chemistry courses Topics include stoichiometry chemical periodicity atomic and molecular structure changes of state and thermochemistry with applications in other sciences and the world Three lectures one 3 hour laboratory Prerequisites One year of high school chemistry and two years of high school algebra all with at least a C or their equivalents Course Fee 65 CHM 132 General Chemistry II 4 cr This course is the continuation of Chemistry 131 and completes a two semester sequence in general chemistry Topics include rates of chemical reactions equilibrium thermodynamics acid base chemistry descriptive chemistry and electrochemistry with applications in other sciences and the world Three lectures one 3 hour laboratory Prerequisite CHM 131 with at least a C or its equivalent Course Fee 65 CHM 241 Organic Chemistry I 4 cr This course is the first of a two semester sequence of the chemistry of carbon compounds Topics include structure and bonding nomenclature reactivity of different functional groups and reaction mechanisms with applications in

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  • Faculty
    Languages Foundations of Education History Humanities Mathematics Music Physical Education Physics Psychology Religion and Philosophy Sociology Sport Management Theatre Arts Wellness Academic Calendar Educational Goals Continuing Education Faculty Achievements Honors College Study Abroad Undergraduate Research Luise V Hanson Library Academic Affairs Office Registrar s Office Academic Achievement Center Disabilities Services Residential Academics Programs of Study Chemistry Faculty Chemistry Faculty Mitchell Berger Ph D Assistant Professor of Chemistry Chemistry Ronald Eide

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  • Communications
    your proficiency in written and verbal communication visual literacy and multimedia skills The bachelor s program began in 1993 when professors David Damm and Mark Newcom created a bachelor s program in communications at Waldorf College Using their professional media experience and research into successful programs from throughout the country the professors built a strong program based on several key ingredients Experienced faculty members Waldorf s communication professors have been real world professionals in a variety of fields such as a print journalism videography and graphic design before joining the college faculty Hands on teaching Waldorf requires completion of a client based project during the program Primarily service oriented these projects are typically for non profit or religious organizations that cannot afford professional communications support and include web sites brochures news releases and videos Past work includes videos for Iowa Lieutenant Governor s Committee on Diversity the state penitentiary system Church of the Damascus Road centennial and recruiting videos for Waldorf College pastoral support for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and campaign videos for the United Way State of the art technology Waldorf prides itself in making the latest technology available to you in the communications program You will work in a well equipped digital arts lab an all digital radio station and a professional television studio Waldorf also has a regularly updated online campus newspaper The Lobbyist and a student magazine The Torch which is published twice a semester Practical experience The department sponsors social opportunities throughout the academic year so that you can interact with those closer to graduation In the past activities have included cosmic bowling department barbecue a Christmas open house and mini golf Mentor relationships are also fostered through campus media The Lobbyist The Torch KZOW Wal TV where upper division students serve in

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