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National Alcohol Screening Day-April 5, 2018
by Ragan Summers - Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 2:04 PM

National Alcohol Screening Day will be held Thursday, April 5, 2018, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. in the Student Union Building for anyone looking to learn more about personal drinking habits and the effects they may have. 

Participants will be asked to take a few minutes ...

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Sexual Violence Workshop-April 9, 2018
by Ragan Summers - Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 1:53 PM

Sexual Violence Awareness Month

Please join us  to increase your

awareness and knowledge of sexual violence.


April  9,  2018   Student Union Building-Lecture Room   1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Veronica Session, Development Coordinator, Women's Center of Jacksonville

Jamara Stephens, LMCH, Happy Hands Inspire Happy Hearts


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Department of Justice presents Courageous Conversations-Gun Violence
by Ragan Summers - Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 3:17 PM



Department of Justice presents Courageous Conversations on Gun Violence

Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Lee-Cousins Building Milne Auditorium


Courageous Conversations is a collaborative speaker series that examines ...

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Available courses

Prerequisite:  Senior year only

A study of how all functions of a business entity are correlated and integrated. Case study shows how policy and strategy is set.

The undergraduate psychology practicum experience provides an opportunity to integrate and apply classroom concepts with actual field experiences while developing beginning competency skills. Students function under the direct supervision and guidance of mental health professionals already operating in the field.  A minimum of 160 hours of field experience is required to receive six credits. The 160 hours of practicum experience provides the student with the opportunity to become familiar with the mission, philosophy, goals, objectives, organizational structure, and administrative guidelines of the organization and to participate to a limited extent in the organization's day-to-day operation. Students should become familiar with the policies and procedures of the organization.

Students will gain an appreciation for an overview of I/O psychology and its relevance in everyday life through practical application. The course examines the role of the I/O psychologist in awareness, preparedness, and response to behavioral problems or issues in the workplace. Topics include, but are not limited to resume writing, interview survival, job description authoring, performance appraisal, employment law, job satisfaction, work motivation, and leadership.

This module introduces adult learners to various management planning models and techniques and applies these to actual business cases. It stresses the concepts of strategic planning and strategic management. (A "CLIMB" component)

Public history is an interdisciplinary form of scholarship practiced as a public service. This course will introduce students to the field of public history by teaching them the theory and practice of interpreting history for the public. Public history is history that is applied to real life issues and how it is interpreted by a general audience. Public historians help create historical understanding by sharing their expertise and analyzing with a variety of partners, business leaders, museum curators, archivist, and others. It is a survey of the rich variety and complex web of interrelated research activities that constitute the practice of public history. Public history practice is deeply rooted in the areas of historic preservation, archival science, oral history, museum curator ship, and other related fields.

A specific introduction to capital management within the health care setting. The health care human resource manager faces specific issues including job design, recruitment, safety and training. The course will review current legal standards and practices and examine relevant case studies. 

This course addresses a philosophy of life, providing the base for such concerns as ethics in health care, accountability in government, respect for human rights, and responsible lifestyle in our contemporary world. Ethical theories and personal values are examined through reading, analysis of the workplace, and classroom discussion.

This course is designed to acquaint first-year students with skills and habits needed to succeed in college and beyond.  This course will incorporate topics that include the benefit of a college education, money managing, choosing a major, study methods, technology, information competency, academic planning, and health and wellness.

This course offers an in-depth study of concepts and methods of Psychology as a behavioral science with special attention to personal application. Topics include research methodology, biological bases of behavior, perception, motivation and emotion, learning and memory, personality, child development, psychological influences on health, abnormal behavior, and therapeutic interventions.

The Mission of Edward Waters College is to develop excellence in scholarship, research and service for the betterment of humanity in the students.  Although the focus of this course is on scholarship, as with all courses taught in the department, research and community service are an integral part of the course.

The students will conduct a review of the literature of scholarly research that has been conducted on a particular topic in the area of general psychology. Course discussion will connect theory to similarities and variations related to age, gender, religion, racial, ethnic, socioeconomic and other human groupings and how these concepts and principles relate to their everyday life and the lives of those around them. 

This course is an introduction to American Government, providing knowledge of the ideas and institutions that shape politics in the United States. This course will focus on the procedures and intermingling of the three branches of the U.S. Government: Legislative, Executive, and Judicial. There will be a review of the strategies, roles, and limitations of governmental leaders and citizens, with specific focus on communication channels and interaction within constitutional parameters. This course will reinforce opportunities for debates on subject content and general class discussion.  Ultimately, students will be expected to have a more comprehensive understanding of the forces that shape American Government and Politics.

This  course is founded on the following principles: Individual behavior in organizations, including personality, decision-making, personal networks, and ethics.  Interpersonal behavior, including teamwork, conflict, leadership, and power and influence. Organizational factors affecting behavior, including reward systems, culture, and organizational design. Upon course completion students will be able to:

1. Analyze individual and group behavior, and understand the implications of organizational behavior on the process of management.

2. Identify different motivational theories and evaluate motivational strategies used in a variety of organizational settings.

3. Evaluate the appropriateness of various leadership styles and conflict management strategies used in organizations.

4. Describe and assess the basic design elements of organizational structure and evaluate their impact on employees.

5. Explain how organizational change and culture affect working relationships within organizations.

This introductory college course is designed to acquaint first-year students with strategies to succeed in college and life.  Integrated topics include getting started in college, academic success, and life beyond the classroom.  These integrated topics address subcategories such as reading and writing skills, time management, discovering learning styles, effective study methods, information competency, academic planning, financial management, use of technology and health and wellness.  

Prerequisite:  Senior year only

A study of how all functions of a business entity are correlated and integrated. Case study shows how policy and strategy is set.

Quantitative techniques and models are presented. Decisions under uncertainty, model building and decision-making criteria will prepare the student for future managerial decisions. Linear programming, decision trees, probabilities, guessing, and such theories are studied.

This course will require you to spend atleast 6 hours per week studying the material so that you can successfully complete the course, make sure you schedule your time accordingly.  It requires you to have access to a computer so that you can do online homework in time.  

Your lab reports are due the following week and pre-labs are to be done before you come to class. 

If you want attendance then it is required that you will be in class the full time, if you decide to leave early, I will cancel the attendance.

This course is designed to develop a comprehensive understanding of how research is conducted in social sciences. Students will leave the course with a comprehensive understanding of how to read peer-reviewed journal articles as well as how to conduct research in the social sciences. This course will focus on all aspects of the research process from the development of the research question to the dissemination of scientific findings. In addition, the course will also cover the controversies and debates that are common to the field of psychology. This course will teach students how to effectively present their findings in both spoken and written media.

An introduction to macroeconomics, which deals with the theories of employment, inflation, money, backing, economic growth and development, the public sector, and how these are influenced by government fiscal and monetary policies.

This course will study the roles and functions of the financial manager within the corporate form of business organization, providing an introduction to the critical financial management functions of the business firm including basic financial frameworks, concepts, principles, tools, and techniques. The major topics to be covered include the objectives and functions of financial management, the financial environment affecting the firm, time value of money, capital budgeting, an introduction to domestic and international financial markets, financial analysis and planning, cash flow, and traditional sources of debt and equity financing. Uses spreadsheets and financial calculators.

A study of Microeconomics which builds upon the basic concepts and theories attained in Economics I to develop a real-world understanding of economic factors such as monetary policy, production, distribution, and resource allocation, price and output decisions of the individual firm in the purely competitive environment, monopolistic competition, monopolistic versus and oligopolistic industries, the economic influences of agriculture, labor, rent, interest and profit theory, income accumulation and distribution and the economics of exchange.