Courses

APS 3510. Applied Studies Independent Study. 1-5 Unit.

APS 3530. Internship Applied Studies. 1-4 Unit.

APS 3990. Applied Studies Seminar: Leadership. 3-4 Unit.

This professional, hybrid-format seminar provides students an opportunity to integrate their technical knowledge with leadership practices in their area of expertise. The Professor serves as a facilitator/mentor providing information regarding leadership and organizations, and students share their perspectives and insights as they relate this material to their areas of professional knowledge. The process is designed to integrate academic theory and practical experience as they relate to leadership practices. Specific leadership practices addressed in the seminar include leadership characteristics, the importance of values, developing a shared organizational vision, challenging organizational processes, enabling others, encouraging the heart of people in the organization, and action leadership.

APS 3990A. Applied Studies Seminar: Cultural Contex S. 3-4 Unit.

This professional, hybrid-format seminar provides students an opportunity to connect their technical knowledge with concepts related to cultural contexts and apply these ideas to their area of expertise. The Professor serves as a facilitator/mentor providing principles to understand the study of culture from various disciplines and students share their perspectives and insights as they relate this material to their areas of professional knowledge. The process is designed to relate academic theory and practical experience around cultural context issues. Specific topics addressed in the seminar include models of culture, culture and innovation, multi-cultural issues in management, and cross-cultural management.

APS 3990B. Applied Studies Seminar: Group Dynamics. 3-4 Unit.

This professional, hybrid-format seminar provides students an opportunity to connect their technical knowledge to group dynamics issues in their area of expertise. The Professor serves as a facilitator/mentor providing principles regarding groups, their development and dynamics, and students share their perspectives and insights as they relate this material to their areas of professional knowledge. The process is designed to relate academic theory and practical experience around group dynamics issues. Specific issues addressed in the seminar include the formation of groups, group cohesion, social influence, authority and conformity, decision making, and conflict.

APS 3990C. Applied Studies Seminar: Technology, Sel f, and Society. 3-4 Unit.

This professional, hybrid-format seminar is open to both Applied Studies and BA Liberal Arts students and provides an opportunity for students to connect their technical, professional and personal knowledge to current issues related to Technology, Self and Society. Together we will think about the development and influence of technology from a postmodern perspective. Some of the issues we'll reflect on together include: the historical development of technology, its various impacts on the self, identity, relationship, society, culture, globalization, economy and business. We'll also attempt to define technological trends and speculate about the future direction and impact of technology. Because this is an Applied Studies Seminar, students will be asked to reflect upon what they're learning and apply it directly to their professional, personal, or political interests, depending on their current program of study.

APS 4510. Applied Studies Independent Study. 1-5 Unit.

APS X2000. Applied Studies Domain. 1-9 Unit.

General Education Transfer Credit Equivalency: Do not make any sections from this course.

APS X4000. Applied Studies Domain. 1-9 Unit.

General Education Transfer Credit Equivalency: Do not make any sections from this course.