December 2009

PUBLIC RELATIONS

Number of Hours: 
3
Course Category: 
COMM
Course Number: 
3513

Study of evolution of public relations as a profession and basic theories about public opinion, public relations research and writing, developing and maintaining effective relationships with various publics, types of public relations communication, ethical and legal issues, and crisis management. Emphasis on applying theory to practice. Assignments typically include creation of public relations materials for major class project, analysis of case studies, and paper on legal/ethical issues. Prerequisite: COMM 2313 or permission of instructor. 3 hours.

CONVERSATION AND COMPOSITION II

Number of Hours: 
3
Course Category: 
SPAN
Course Number: 
3113

Continuation of 3103. 3 hours.

SIGLO DE ORO

Number of Hours: 
3
Course Category: 
SPAN
Course Number: 
3373

A study of the masterpieces of the Spanish Golden Age, 1550 to 1700. Conducted in Spanish. 3 hours. Prerequisite: SPAN 3113 or permission of instructor.

19TH AND 20TH CENTURY IBERIAN LITERATURE

Number of Hours: 
3
Course Category: 
SPAN
Course Number: 
3483

Continuation of 3113, 1750 to the present. 3 hours. Prerequisite: SPAN 2014 or permission of instructor

FOUNDATIONS OF COMMUNICATION THEORY

Number of Hours: 
3
Course Category: 
COMM
Course Number: 
1003

Basic course for communication majors but open to all students. Provides overview of how communication works within individuals, interpersonally, in small and large groups in various formats. Assignments typically include classroom speeches and team projects. 3 hours.

MASS COMMUNICATION

Number of Hours: 
3
Course Category: 
COMM
Course Number: 
1113

Basic course for communication majors but open to all students. Provides overview of print and electronic media, Internet, public relations, advertising, music and film industry, including career possibilities and necessary skills. 3 hours.

COMMUNICATION COLLOQUIUM

Number of Hours: 
0
Course Category: 
COMM
Course Number: 
2100

Non-credit course required six times during student's tenure at USAO. Students are required to attend six presentations of Senior Communication Projects, prepare formal reviews of their communication career goals by the end of their sophomore years, and attend seminars on various aspects of the communication profession, as scheduled. Pass/Fail. 0 hours.

PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I

Number of Hours: 
3
Course Category: 
ACCT
Course Number: 
2103
Study of fundamental concepts of accounting, including accounting principles, compilation and analysis of basic financial statements, and analysis and accounting techniques related to individual financial statement items. 3 hours.
 
 
 

PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING II

Number of Hours: 
3
Course Category: 
ACCT
Course Number: 
2203

Continuation of study of fundamental concepts of accounting, with introduction to corporate and partnership accounting; emphasis on managerial accounting and the analytical and decision-making aspects of accounting. Prerequisites: ACCT 2103. 3 hours

ELEMENTARY SPANISH I

Number of Hours: 
4
Course Category: 
SPAN
Course Number: 
1104

For students with no previous study of Spanish: pronunciation, elements of grammar, conversation and composition based on situations in everyday life, reading of simple texts, laboratory activities. 4 hours.